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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 45 40 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 70 66 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.02% 5.79% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.99% 9.02% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 8
Average salary £46,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.38% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
876 732 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 62.80% 64.21% 58.84%
Number of salaries quoted 503 479 348
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 139 (76.80%) Java
2 71 (39.23%) JavaScript
3 70 (38.67%) Finance
4 67 (37.02%) OO
5 66 (36.46%) Linux
5 66 (36.46%) Open Source
6 60 (33.15%) Ruby
7 54 (29.83%) C++
8 52 (28.73%) PHP
9 49 (27.07%) Spring
10 47 (25.97%) NoSQL
10 47 (25.97%) Hibernate
11 45 (24.86%) SQL
12 41 (22.65%) Relational Database
13 40 (22.10%) Perl
14 39 (21.55%) C#
15 37 (20.44%) JBoss
16 36 (19.89%) PostgreSQL
17 35 (19.34%) UNIX
18 32 (17.68%) Oracle
18 32 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (17.13%) MongoDB
19 31 (17.13%) HTML
19 31 (17.13%) RDBMS
20 27 (14.92%) Software Engineering
21 26 (14.36%) OOP
22 25 (13.81%) TDD
22 25 (13.81%) Drupal
22 25 (13.81%) jQuery
23 24 (13.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 25 (13.81%) Drupal
2 24 (13.26%) Apache
3 16 (8.84%) SugarCRM
4 13 (7.18%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.08%) Node.js
6 8 (4.42%) Alfresco
7 4 (2.21%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.21%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.66%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.66%) GemFire
8 3 (1.66%) Mule
9 2 (1.10%) WordPress
9 2 (1.10%) ColdFusion MX
9 2 (1.10%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.10%) CMS
9 2 (1.10%) IIS
10 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.55%) Apache Qpid
10 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (7.73%) Google Compute Engine
2 9 (4.97%) OpenShift
2 9 (4.97%) Heroku
2 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.42%) SaaS
4 2 (1.10%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.29%) HTTP
2 5 (2.76%) Internet
3 2 (1.10%) Extranet
3 2 (1.10%) Network Security
3 2 (1.10%) DNS
3 2 (1.10%) Intranet
4 1 (0.55%) LAN
4 1 (0.55%) WAN
4 1 (0.55%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.97%) NoSQL
2 41 (22.65%) Relational Database
3 36 (19.89%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (17.13%) RDBMS
4 31 (17.13%) MongoDB
5 24 (13.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (13.26%) Pentaho
6 23 (12.71%) MySQL
7 18 (9.94%) Big Data
8 17 (9.39%) KDB
9 15 (8.29%) Oracle Database
10 9 (4.97%) Hadoop
11 7 (3.87%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.66%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.10%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.55%) DB2
14 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.55%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 16 (8.84%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.29%) Maven
2 15 (8.29%) Talend Open Studio
3 14 (7.73%) Subversion
4 13 (7.18%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.08%) Cucumber
5 11 (6.08%) Jasmine
6 9 (4.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (4.42%) Selenium
8 5 (2.76%) RSpec
9 3 (1.66%) Ant
9 3 (1.66%) Gradle
10 2 (1.10%) FishEye
10 2 (1.10%) Mockito
10 2 (1.10%) JUnit
10 2 (1.10%) JIRA
11 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.55%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.55%) Behat
11 1 (0.55%) Trac
General
1 70 (38.67%) Finance
2 19 (10.50%) Front Office
3 9 (4.97%) Banking
3 9 (4.97%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.66%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) German Language
6 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.55%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 127 (70.17%) Developer
2 37 (20.44%) Java Developer
3 22 (12.15%) Analyst
4 21 (11.60%) Software Developer
5 18 (9.94%) Business Analyst
6 17 (9.39%) Technical Analyst
6 17 (9.39%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 17 (9.39%) Technical Business Analyst
6 17 (9.39%) Technical Leader
6 17 (9.39%) Python Developer
6 17 (9.39%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 17 (9.39%) Lead Business Analyst
7 15 (8.29%) Senior Developer
8 14 (7.73%) Architect
9 13 (7.18%) C# Developer
9 13 (7.18%) WPF Developer
10 11 (6.08%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.97%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (4.42%) Junior
12 8 (4.42%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (27.07%) Spring
2 47 (25.97%) Hibernate
3 31 (17.13%) HTML
4 25 (13.81%) jQuery
5 21 (11.60%) Web Services
6 19 (10.50%) CSS
7 16 (8.84%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (8.29%) Java EE
8 15 (8.29%) HTML5
8 15 (8.29%) Middleware
8 15 (8.29%) AngularJS
9 14 (7.73%) .NET
10 13 (7.18%) WPF
11 10 (5.52%) J2EE
12 8 (4.42%) XML
13 7 (3.87%) Backbone.js
13 7 (3.87%) Ember.js
14 6 (3.31%) Task Parallel Library
14 6 (3.31%) SOAP
14 6 (3.31%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 66 (36.46%) Open Source
2 23 (12.71%) Derivative
3 20 (11.05%) Computer Science
4 18 (9.94%) Credit Risk
5 16 (8.84%) Data Integration
5 16 (8.84%) Equities
6 10 (5.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (4.42%) GIS
8 6 (3.31%) Physics
9 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.66%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.10%) Tandem
11 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.55%) Statistical Arbitrage
12 1 (0.55%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 66 (36.46%) Linux
2 35 (19.34%) UNIX
3 24 (13.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (8.84%) Ubuntu
5 11 (6.08%) Windows
6 7 (3.87%) AIX
6 7 (3.87%) Solaris
6 7 (3.87%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.66%) CentOS
8 1 (0.55%) Debian
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.02%) OO
2 32 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (14.92%) Software Engineering
4 26 (14.36%) OOP
5 25 (13.81%) TDD
6 23 (12.71%) MVC
7 19 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (9.39%) Business Analysis
9 15 (8.29%) Scrum
10 12 (6.63%) Automated Testing
10 12 (6.63%) BDD
11 11 (6.08%) Web Development
12 10 (5.52%) OOD
13 9 (4.97%) MapReduce
13 9 (4.97%) Performance Analysis
14 8 (4.42%) Analytics
14 8 (4.42%) Requirements Analysis
14 8 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (3.87%) Dependency Management
15 7 (3.87%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 139 (76.80%) Java
2 71 (39.23%) JavaScript
3 60 (33.15%) Ruby
4 54 (29.83%) C++
5 52 (28.73%) PHP
6 45 (24.86%) SQL
7 40 (22.10%) Perl
8 39 (21.55%) C#
9 22 (12.15%) Jython
10 17 (9.39%) Scala
11 7 (3.87%) XPath
11 7 (3.87%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.76%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.66%) C
14 2 (1.10%) AWK
14 2 (1.10%) Groovy
14 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.55%) Clojure
15 1 (0.55%) R
15 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (8.84%) Degree
2 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) NFS
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (11.60%) Puppet
1 21 (11.60%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (8.29%) CFEngine
3 5 (2.76%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 37 (20.44%) JBoss
2 32 (17.68%) Oracle
3 18 (9.94%) Red Hat
4 15 (8.29%) Google
4 15 (8.29%) Talend
5 11 (6.08%) Sybase
6 5 (2.76%) IBM
7 4 (2.21%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.21%) Jaspersoft
8 3 (1.66%) StreamBase
8 3 (1.66%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.55%) Tableau
9 1 (0.55%) Twitter
9 1 (0.55%) Zend
9 1 (0.55%) VMware
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