The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 11 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 6 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 10.34% 6.94% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.14% 11.36% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £34,500 £39,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.65% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Python
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Programming Languages Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 60.34% 61.11% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 32
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £150,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Python
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Fife region.

Python Salary Trend in Fife

Python
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Fife region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +1 6 £34,500 -12.65%
Python
Scotland

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Fife region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) VBA
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) PhD
3 3 (37.50%) Data Mining
3 3 (37.50%) SAS
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) SPSS
3 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
3 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Neural Network
3 3 (37.50%) Cluster Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Statistics
3 3 (37.50%) Operations Research
3 3 (37.50%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) R

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Fife region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Data Scientist
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Neural Network
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Statistics
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Cluster Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Operations Research
2 3 (37.50%) Predictive Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
1 5 (62.50%) C++
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) VBA
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
2 3 (37.50%) R
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) PhD