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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 31 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Python 92 69 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.12% 4.98% 5.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.20% 7.92% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 33
Average salary £55,000 £45,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.87% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
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
754 871 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 58.36% 62.89% 63.81%
Number of salaries quoted 415 504 461
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 August 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 83 (60.58%) Finance
2 75 (54.74%) Java
3 66 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (35.77%) Linux
5 42 (30.66%) Banking
6 40 (29.20%) SQL
7 39 (28.47%) Degree
8 38 (27.74%) TDD
8 38 (27.74%) C++
9 32 (23.36%) JavaScript
10 29 (21.17%) Ruby
11 27 (19.71%) PHP
12 26 (18.98%) Perl
12 26 (18.98%) OO
12 26 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (16.79%) Derivative
13 23 (16.79%) Telecoms
14 22 (16.06%) Scrum
14 22 (16.06%) Oracle
14 22 (16.06%) Software Engineering
15 20 (14.60%) Open Source
15 20 (14.60%) Shell Script
16 19 (13.87%) Hadoop
16 19 (13.87%) Big Data
17 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
18 17 (12.41%) Multithreading
18 17 (12.41%) Web Services
18 17 (12.41%) Opscode Chef
19 16 (11.68%) C#
19 16 (11.68%) Puppet

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (8.03%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.11%) Apache
3 6 (4.38%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.65%) SAS
5 3 (2.19%) Confluence
6 1 (0.73%) Node.js
6 1 (0.73%) JBoss
6 1 (0.73%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.73%) Drupal
6 1 (0.73%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.73%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.92%) SPSS
3 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) HTTP
2 2 (1.46%) SNMP
2 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.46%) ICMP
2 2 (1.46%) Wireless
2 2 (1.46%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.46%) DLNA
2 2 (1.46%) DHCP
3 1 (0.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.87%) Hadoop
1 19 (13.87%) Big Data
2 15 (10.95%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (9.49%) NoSQL
4 12 (8.76%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (8.03%) Apache Hive
6 10 (7.30%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
8 7 (5.11%) RDBMS
8 7 (5.11%) Pentaho
9 6 (4.38%) MySQL
9 6 (4.38%) HBase
10 5 (3.65%) KDB
11 3 (2.19%) Mahout
11 3 (2.19%) DB2
11 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.19%) Sqoop
11 3 (2.19%) Triplestore
12 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (9.49%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.76%) Maven
2 12 (8.76%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.84%) Subversion
4 7 (5.11%) Ant
4 7 (5.11%) JUnit
4 7 (5.11%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.11%) Mockito
4 7 (5.11%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (5.11%) TestNG
4 7 (5.11%) Gradle
5 5 (3.65%) Selenium
6 3 (2.19%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.19%) JIRA
7 2 (1.46%) Xcode
7 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.46%) Mocha
7 2 (1.46%) GDB
7 2 (1.46%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.46%) Clang
General
1 83 (60.58%) Finance
2 42 (30.66%) Banking
3 23 (16.79%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.84%) Games
4 8 (5.84%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.84%) Front Office
5 5 (3.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (51.82%) Developer
2 22 (16.06%) Analyst
3 19 (13.87%) Python Developer
4 13 (9.49%) Technical Business Analyst
4 13 (9.49%) Business Analyst
4 13 (9.49%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (7.30%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.57%) C++ Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (5.84%) Senior Test Analyst
7 8 (5.84%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Big Data Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.65%) QA Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) Real Time Developer
11 4 (2.92%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.41%) Web Services
2 10 (7.30%) HTML
2 10 (7.30%) Spring
3 8 (5.84%) Hibernate
3 8 (5.84%) .NET
3 8 (5.84%) HTML5
4 7 (5.11%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (4.38%) Middleware
6 4 (2.92%) XML
6 4 (2.92%) OpenMP
6 4 (2.92%) REST
6 4 (2.92%) jQuery
6 4 (2.92%) RESTful
6 4 (2.92%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.19%) MLlib
7 3 (2.19%) CSS
7 3 (2.19%) Django
8 2 (1.46%) Symfony
8 2 (1.46%) Java EE
8 2 (1.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.79%) Derivative
2 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.57%) Fixed Income
5 8 (5.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (5.84%) Mathematics
5 8 (5.84%) Data Integration
6 5 (3.65%) Equities
6 5 (3.65%) Statistics
7 4 (2.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (2.92%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.19%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.46%) Replication
9 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.46%) Wiki
9 2 (1.46%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.73%) Physics
10 1 (0.73%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.77%) Linux
2 10 (7.30%) UNIX
3 6 (4.38%) Windows
4 5 (3.65%) Android
4 5 (3.65%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.46%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.46%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.46%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.74%) TDD
3 26 (18.98%) OO
3 26 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (16.06%) Scrum
4 22 (16.06%) Software Engineering
5 20 (14.60%) Open Source
6 17 (12.41%) Multithreading
7 15 (10.95%) ETL
7 15 (10.95%) SDLC
8 14 (10.22%) Business Analysis
9 13 (9.49%) Test Scripting
9 13 (9.49%) Analytics
10 10 (7.30%) DevOps
10 10 (7.30%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.57%) Risk Management
11 9 (6.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (5.84%) Test Management
12 8 (5.84%) MapReduce
12 8 (5.84%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (54.74%) Java
2 40 (29.20%) SQL
3 38 (27.74%) C++
4 32 (23.36%) JavaScript
5 29 (21.17%) Ruby
6 27 (19.71%) PHP
7 26 (18.98%) Perl
8 20 (14.60%) Shell Script
9 16 (11.68%) C#
10 9 (6.57%) Scala
11 5 (3.65%) C
11 5 (3.65%) R
12 3 (2.19%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.46%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.46%) Tcl
14 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.73%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 39 (28.47%) Degree
2 9 (6.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.73%) PhD
3 1 (0.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (12.41%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (11.68%) Puppet
3 2 (1.46%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.46%) Nagios
3 2 (1.46%) Munin
3 2 (1.46%) Graphite
3 2 (1.46%) Iperf
4 1 (0.73%) MOM
Vendors
1 22 (16.06%) Oracle
2 14 (10.22%) Sybase
3 8 (5.84%) SAP
3 8 (5.84%) Informatica
4 7 (5.11%) Talend
5 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.92%) Netezza
6 4 (2.92%) Greenplum
6 4 (2.92%) Vertica
6 4 (2.92%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (2.92%) Teradata
6 4 (2.92%) Cognos
7 2 (1.46%) IBM
7 2 (1.46%) Google
7 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.46%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.46%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.46%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.46%) MapR
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