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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 36 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 76 96 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.92% 7.97% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.33% 11.85% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 51 63 29
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £45,000
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
671 810 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 61.06% 67.22% 62.49%
Number of salaries quoted 459 483 366
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 January 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 96 (73.85%) Java
2 82 (63.08%) Finance
3 61 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (40.77%) SQL
5 41 (31.54%) Linux
6 38 (29.23%) TDD
7 37 (28.46%) Scrum
8 34 (26.15%) C#
8 34 (26.15%) JavaScript
8 34 (26.15%) Relational Database
9 32 (24.62%) C++
9 32 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (23.85%) Web Services
10 31 (23.85%) OO
10 31 (23.85%) Banking
11 28 (21.54%) Puppet
11 28 (21.54%) NoSQL
12 26 (20.00%) Ruby
12 26 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
13 25 (19.23%) Perl
14 23 (17.69%) PHP
14 23 (17.69%) Middleware
15 22 (16.92%) Telecoms
15 22 (16.92%) Degree
16 21 (16.15%) Open Source
16 21 (16.15%) Front Office
17 19 (14.62%) Spring
17 19 (14.62%) JMS
17 19 (14.62%) OOD

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (11.54%) JBoss
2 10 (7.69%) Apache
3 9 (6.92%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.38%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.38%) Node.js
5 4 (3.08%) SugarCRM
5 4 (3.08%) Alfresco
5 4 (3.08%) Mule
6 3 (2.31%) Drupal
7 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.77%) IIS
8 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.77%) ColdFusion MX
8 1 (0.77%) WordPress
8 1 (0.77%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.77%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.77%) CMS
8 1 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.77%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 32 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (9.23%) Google Compute Engine
4 5 (3.85%) OpenShift
4 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.08%) Heroku
5 4 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.31%) SaaS
7 1 (0.77%) PaaS
7 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (0.77%) DNS
2 1 (0.77%) Intranet
2 1 (0.77%) Extranet
2 1 (0.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.15%) Relational Database
2 28 (21.54%) NoSQL
3 15 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 13 (10.00%) Big Data
5 12 (9.23%) Hadoop
6 11 (8.46%) Pentaho
7 9 (6.92%) MongoDB
7 9 (6.92%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.85%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.85%) Snowflake Schema
10 5 (3.85%) Star Schema
10 5 (3.85%) MySQL
11 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
11 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.31%) KDB
12 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (7.69%) Maven
2 10 (7.69%) Selenium
3 8 (6.15%) JUnit
4 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.08%) Subversion
5 4 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.08%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.31%) TestNG
7 2 (1.54%) Gradle
7 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.54%) JBehave
7 2 (1.54%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.77%) Mockito
8 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.77%) Hudson
8 1 (0.77%) Robotium
8 1 (0.77%) QUnit
General
1 82 (63.08%) Finance
2 31 (23.85%) Banking
3 22 (16.92%) Telecoms
4 21 (16.15%) Front Office
5 7 (5.38%) Retail
6 6 (4.62%) Games
7 5 (3.85%) Investment Banking
8 4 (3.08%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.77%) German Language
9 1 (0.77%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.77%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (43.85%) Developer
2 28 (21.54%) Java Developer
3 22 (16.92%) Python Developer
4 18 (13.85%) Analyst
5 14 (10.77%) Architect
6 13 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) Technical Business Analyst
8 7 (5.38%) Java Architect
9 5 (3.85%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.85%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Lead Business Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (3.85%) QA Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) ETL Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.85%) Web Services
2 23 (17.69%) Middleware
3 19 (14.62%) JMS
3 19 (14.62%) Spring
4 16 (12.31%) Hibernate
5 13 (10.00%) Java EE
6 10 (7.69%) jQuery
7 9 (6.92%) XML
7 9 (6.92%) .NET
7 9 (6.92%) AngularJS
7 9 (6.92%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (4.62%) PostGIS
9 5 (3.85%) HTML
10 4 (3.08%) CSS
11 3 (2.31%) RESTful
11 3 (2.31%) JSON
12 2 (1.54%) HTML5
12 2 (1.54%) J2EE
12 2 (1.54%) COM
12 2 (1.54%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.15%) Open Source
2 18 (13.85%) Derivative
3 12 (9.23%) Data Integration
4 9 (6.92%) Credit Risk
5 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.62%) Equities
7 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.31%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.54%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.77%) Xbox
10 1 (0.77%) User Experience
10 1 (0.77%) Tandem
10 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (31.54%) Linux
2 10 (7.69%) UNIX
3 9 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.31%) Windows
4 3 (2.31%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.54%) CentOS
6 1 (0.77%) Android
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (29.23%) TDD
3 37 (28.46%) Scrum
4 31 (23.85%) OO
5 26 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (14.62%) Analytics
6 19 (14.62%) OOD
7 15 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.46%) MapReduce
9 10 (7.69%) Test Scripting
9 10 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 9 (6.92%) ETL
11 8 (6.15%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.15%) DevOps
12 7 (5.38%) Data Modelling
13 6 (4.62%) Business Analysis
13 6 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (3.85%) Black-Box Testing
14 5 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
14 5 (3.85%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 96 (73.85%) Java
2 53 (40.77%) SQL
3 34 (26.15%) C#
3 34 (26.15%) JavaScript
4 32 (24.62%) C++
5 26 (20.00%) Ruby
6 25 (19.23%) Perl
7 23 (17.69%) PHP
8 13 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.62%) Scala
10 4 (3.08%) C
11 3 (2.31%) Clojure
12 2 (1.54%) R
12 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.54%) Jython
12 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.77%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 22 (16.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) LXC
2 1 (0.77%) RACF
Systems Management
1 28 (21.54%) Puppet
2 26 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.23%) CFEngine
4 3 (2.31%) Nagios
4 3 (2.31%) Munin
4 3 (2.31%) Graphite
5 1 (0.77%) Ansible
5 1 (0.77%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.77%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (13.08%) IBM
2 13 (10.00%) Google
3 10 (7.69%) Talend
4 9 (6.92%) SAP
5 8 (6.15%) Oracle
6 6 (4.62%) Sybase
7 2 (1.54%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.77%) Twitter
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