The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 36 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Python 73 103 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.84% 7.16% 5.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.11% 11.23% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 53 61 31
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
722 917 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 57.81% 63.72% 69.19%
Number of salaries quoted 449 584 389
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Python
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Python Salary Trend in Glasgow

Python
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 97 (72.93%) Java
2 85 (63.91%) Finance
3 67 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (45.11%) Linux
5 57 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 45 (33.83%) TDD
7 40 (30.08%) Amazon AWS
8 38 (28.57%) Banking
9 37 (27.82%) Ruby
9 37 (27.82%) Degree
10 36 (27.07%) PHP
11 34 (25.56%) Scrum
12 32 (24.06%) Telecoms
12 32 (24.06%) Web Services
13 30 (22.56%) SQL
13 30 (22.56%) Puppet
14 29 (21.80%) Open Source
15 28 (21.05%) Perl
16 27 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (19.55%) Spring
18 23 (17.29%) Hibernate
18 23 (17.29%) Opscode Chef
19 21 (15.79%) C++
20 20 (15.04%) Middleware
21 19 (14.29%) DevOps
21 19 (14.29%) Jenkins
21 19 (14.29%) Software Engineering
22 18 (13.53%) MongoDB
23 17 (12.78%) Big Data
23 17 (12.78%) Derivative

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (9.77%) JBoss
2 7 (5.26%) Apache
2 7 (5.26%) Node.js
3 6 (4.51%) Alfresco
3 6 (4.51%) Mule
3 6 (4.51%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.51%) SugarCRM
4 3 (2.26%) Drupal
5 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (30.08%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.52%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.26%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) Firewall
2 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.53%) MongoDB
2 17 (12.78%) Big Data
3 15 (11.28%) Pentaho
3 15 (11.28%) Hadoop
3 15 (11.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (11.28%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.27%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.02%) Apache Hive
7 7 (5.26%) MySQL
8 4 (3.01%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.26%) KDB
10 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.75%) HBase
11 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.53%) Maven
2 14 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
3 13 (9.77%) JUnit
4 11 (8.27%) Git (software)
5 10 (7.52%) Selenium
5 10 (7.52%) Gradle
6 9 (6.77%) TestNG
6 9 (6.77%) Mockito
7 7 (5.26%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.01%) Ant
9 3 (2.26%) Subversion
9 3 (2.26%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.50%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.50%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.75%) Appium
11 1 (0.75%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.75%) JIRA
11 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 85 (63.91%) Finance
2 38 (28.57%) Banking
3 32 (24.06%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.27%) Games
5 9 (6.77%) Front Office
6 6 (4.51%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.26%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (40.60%) Developer
2 23 (17.29%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.53%) Analyst
3 18 (13.53%) Python Developer
4 14 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (6.77%) QA Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Technical Business Analyst
7 6 (4.51%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.76%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 5 (3.76%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (3.76%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (3.01%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.01%) Architect
10 3 (2.26%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.26%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.26%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.06%) Web Services
2 26 (19.55%) Spring
3 23 (17.29%) Hibernate
4 20 (15.04%) Middleware
5 11 (8.27%) .NET
6 7 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (4.51%) JMS
7 6 (4.51%) PostGIS
7 6 (4.51%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.76%) jQuery
9 4 (3.01%) HTML
10 3 (2.26%) CSS
10 3 (2.26%) RESTful
11 2 (1.50%) HTML5
11 2 (1.50%) JSON
11 2 (1.50%) COM
12 1 (0.75%) J2EE
12 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.75%) Struts
12 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.80%) Open Source
2 17 (12.78%) Data Integration
2 17 (12.78%) Derivative
3 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.51%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.51%) Equities
5 5 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.26%) Xbox
7 2 (1.50%) User Experience
7 2 (1.50%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.75%) Tandem
8 1 (0.75%) GIS
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 60 (45.11%) Linux
2 10 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (5.26%) UNIX
4 4 (3.01%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.26%) Windows
5 3 (2.26%) CentOS
6 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.83%) TDD
3 34 (25.56%) Scrum
4 27 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 19 (14.29%) DevOps
6 15 (11.28%) OO
7 14 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 13 (9.77%) Test Scripting
8 13 (9.77%) MapReduce
9 10 (7.52%) Multithreading
10 9 (6.77%) Regression Testing
10 9 (6.77%) Black-Box Testing
11 8 (6.02%) OOD
12 7 (5.26%) Analytics
13 6 (4.51%) Project Management
13 6 (4.51%) Business Analysis
14 5 (3.76%) Project Planning
14 5 (3.76%) MVC
15 4 (3.01%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 97 (72.93%) Java
2 57 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 37 (27.82%) Ruby
4 36 (27.07%) PHP
5 30 (22.56%) SQL
6 28 (21.05%) Perl
7 21 (15.79%) C++
8 15 (11.28%) C#
9 14 (10.53%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.76%) C
11 3 (2.26%) Scala
12 2 (1.50%) Clojure
12 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.75%) Jython
13 1 (0.75%) R
13 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (27.82%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Docker
2 3 (2.26%) LXC
3 1 (0.75%) RACF
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 30 (22.56%) Puppet
2 23 (17.29%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.26%) Graphite
3 7 (5.26%) Nagios
3 7 (5.26%) Munin
4 6 (4.51%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.26%) Capistrano
5 3 (2.26%) Ansible
6 1 (0.75%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (10.53%) Talend
2 7 (5.26%) Oracle
3 6 (4.51%) IBM
4 4 (3.01%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.01%) Sybase
5 3 (2.26%) Google
6 2 (1.50%) SAP
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.75%) Hyland
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