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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 40 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Python 81 65 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.41% 5.20% 7.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.05% 9.12% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 29 45 61
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
733 713 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 58.04% 56.99% 63.22%
Number of salaries quoted 395 431 575
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 146 (72.28%) Java
2 101 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (44.06%) SQL
4 75 (37.13%) C#
5 74 (36.63%) OO
5 74 (36.63%) Finance
6 65 (32.18%) Degree
7 62 (30.69%) Relational Database
8 55 (27.23%) TDD
9 53 (26.24%) Unix
10 52 (25.74%) C++
11 51 (25.25%) Spring
12 49 (24.26%) Linux
13 47 (23.27%) JavaScript
14 43 (21.29%) Banking
15 42 (20.79%) Ruby
16 38 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
17 36 (17.82%) Unit Testing
18 35 (17.33%) Maven
18 35 (17.33%) Hibernate
18 35 (17.33%) Perl
18 35 (17.33%) RDBMS
19 32 (15.84%) HTML
19 32 (15.84%) XML
20 30 (14.85%) Derivative
20 30 (14.85%) CSS
20 30 (14.85%) Oracle
20 30 (14.85%) NoSQL
21 29 (14.36%) Analytics
21 29 (14.36%) PL/SQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 22 (10.89%) JBoss
1 22 (10.89%) Oracle Coherence
2 18 (8.91%) MQSeries
3 8 (3.96%) GemFire
4 7 (3.47%) Apache
5 4 (1.98%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.49%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.49%) SAS
6 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.99%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.99%) Mule
7 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.99%) SugarCRM
7 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.50%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.50%) nginx
8 1 (0.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (9.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 19 (9.41%) InDesign
1 19 (9.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 19 (9.41%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (9.90%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.99%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.47%) GitHub
3 6 (2.97%) IaaS
3 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.97%) PaaS
4 4 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.98%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.95%) Firewall
2 7 (3.47%) HTTP
3 6 (2.97%) Internet
4 4 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.98%) Network Security
5 3 (1.49%) FTP
5 3 (1.49%) SNMP
5 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.49%) VPN
6 2 (0.99%) BGP
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.99%) FWSM
6 2 (0.99%) HSRP
6 2 (0.99%) IPv6
6 2 (0.99%) LAN
6 2 (0.99%) MPLS
6 2 (0.99%) OSPF
6 2 (0.99%) VLAN
6 2 (0.99%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (30.69%) Relational Database
2 35 (17.33%) RDBMS
3 30 (14.85%) NoSQL
4 23 (11.39%) Oracle Database
5 19 (9.41%) SQL Server
6 18 (8.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (8.42%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (7.92%) Big Data
9 13 (6.44%) Hadoop
10 12 (5.94%) BigTable
11 6 (2.97%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.49%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.49%) Parquet
12 3 (1.49%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.99%) KDB
14 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.50%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.50%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.50%) MySQL
14 1 (0.50%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 35 (17.33%) Maven
2 25 (12.38%) FitNesse
3 20 (9.90%) Selenium
4 19 (9.41%) Git (software)
4 19 (9.41%) Subversion
5 16 (7.92%) Cucumber
6 15 (7.43%) Jenkins
7 12 (5.94%) JUnit
8 11 (5.45%) JIRA
9 10 (4.95%) Eclipse
10 8 (3.96%) Ant
11 7 (3.47%) TestNG
11 7 (3.47%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.48%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.98%) Gradle
13 4 (1.98%) TestComplete
14 3 (1.49%) IntelliJ
14 3 (1.49%) Mockito
14 3 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 74 (36.63%) Finance
2 43 (21.29%) Banking
3 19 (9.41%) Back Office
4 14 (6.93%) Investment Banking
5 13 (6.44%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.47%) Front Office
7 6 (2.97%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.48%) Legal
8 5 (2.48%) Private Banking
8 5 (2.48%) Retail
9 3 (1.49%) Publishing
10 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.50%) Games
11 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 111 (54.95%) Developer
2 42 (20.79%) Java Developer
3 32 (15.84%) Python Developer
4 19 (9.41%) Designer
4 19 (9.41%) Digital Designer
5 18 (8.91%) Lead Developer
5 18 (8.91%) Senior Developer
6 17 (8.42%) Analyst
6 17 (8.42%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (7.43%) Lead Java Developer
8 14 (6.93%) Software Developer
9 13 (6.44%) C++ Developer
10 12 (5.94%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.94%) QA Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) Applications Developer
11 10 (4.95%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) QA Automation Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) SQL Developer
12 9 (4.46%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (25.25%) Spring
2 35 (17.33%) Hibernate
3 32 (15.84%) HTML
3 32 (15.84%) XML
4 30 (14.85%) CSS
5 26 (12.87%) Drools
6 25 (12.38%) REST
7 21 (10.40%) JSON
8 20 (9.90%) Castor
8 20 (9.90%) jBPM
8 20 (9.90%) SOAP
9 19 (9.41%) Flash
10 16 (7.92%) FIX Protocol
11 15 (7.43%) Middleware
11 15 (7.43%) XML Schema
12 14 (6.93%) .NET
13 12 (5.94%) Web Services
14 9 (4.46%) Ext JS
14 9 (4.46%) J2EE
15 7 (3.47%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (14.85%) Derivative
3 28 (13.86%) Market Risk
4 26 (12.87%) Fixed Income
5 25 (12.38%) User Experience
6 24 (11.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (11.39%) Visualisation
8 19 (9.41%) 3D Graphics
8 19 (9.41%) Animation
8 19 (9.41%) Augmented Reality
8 19 (9.41%) Psychology
9 11 (5.45%) Management Information System
10 8 (3.96%) Computer Science
10 8 (3.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 7 (3.47%) Equities
12 6 (2.97%) Data Centre
13 5 (2.48%) Algorithms
13 5 (2.48%) Credit Risk
13 5 (2.48%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (2.48%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 53 (26.24%) Unix
2 49 (24.26%) Linux
3 12 (5.94%) Windows
4 6 (2.97%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.49%) CentOS
6 2 (0.99%) Debian
6 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Solaris
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (36.63%) OO
3 55 (27.23%) TDD
4 36 (17.82%) Unit Testing
5 29 (14.36%) Analytics
6 28 (13.86%) Risk Management
7 24 (11.88%) Open Source
8 23 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (10.89%) Automated Testing
9 22 (10.89%) SDLC
10 21 (10.40%) Software Engineering
11 19 (9.41%) 3D Visualisation
11 19 (9.41%) Data Protection
11 19 (9.41%) Ethnography
12 18 (8.91%) BDD
13 17 (8.42%) Mentoring
13 17 (8.42%) User Stories
14 16 (7.92%) Low Latency
14 16 (7.92%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (7.92%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 146 (72.28%) Java
2 89 (44.06%) SQL
3 75 (37.13%) C#
4 52 (25.74%) C++
5 47 (23.27%) JavaScript
6 42 (20.79%) Ruby
7 35 (17.33%) Perl
8 29 (14.36%) PL/SQL
9 21 (10.40%) Groovy
10 20 (9.90%) Bash Shell
11 18 (8.91%) Shell Script
12 12 (5.94%) Smalltalk
12 12 (5.94%) XPath
13 11 (5.45%) PHP
13 11 (5.45%) PowerShell
14 10 (4.95%) T-SQL
15 6 (2.97%) C
15 6 (2.97%) Jython
16 5 (2.48%) Scala
17 4 (1.98%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 65 (32.18%) Degree
2 5 (2.48%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.49%) CCNA
3 3 (1.49%) CCNP
3 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.99%) CISSP
5 1 (0.50%) CCIE
5 1 (0.50%) JNCIE
5 1 (0.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.91%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.47%) Docker
2 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) LXC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.47%) Puppet
2 6 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.48%) Ansible
4 4 (1.98%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.98%) Mesos
4 4 (1.98%) QRadar
5 3 (1.49%) Fluentd
5 3 (1.49%) Nagios
5 3 (1.49%) Nessus
6 2 (0.99%) Packer
6 2 (0.99%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.50%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.50%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 30 (14.85%) Oracle
2 19 (9.41%) Adobe
2 19 (9.41%) Sybase
3 7 (3.47%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.97%) Cisco
4 6 (2.97%) Juniper
5 5 (2.48%) HP
5 5 (2.48%) Sun
6 4 (1.98%) ArcSight
6 4 (1.98%) F5
6 4 (1.98%) Informatica
6 4 (1.98%) Sourcefire
6 4 (1.98%) Splunk
7 3 (1.49%) Qualys
7 3 (1.49%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.49%) Talend
7 3 (1.49%) Thunderhead
8 2 (0.99%) Google
8 2 (0.99%) VMware
8 2 (0.99%) Zend
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