The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Scotland / Fife
Rank 8 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 4.00% 2.94% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 3.70% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £26,500 £32,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.18% +12.28%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
18 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 72.00% 79.41% 50.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 19
Median salary £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of job ads across the Fife region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Python.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet