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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 12 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 2.86% 3.64% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 6.25% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £38,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.92%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
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
19 32 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 54.29% 58.18% 56.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 32
Average salary £31,625 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) EMV
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) APACS
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) APACS
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB