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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 32 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 79 96 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.83% 7.07% 6.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.17% 10.69% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 59 62 30
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £55,250
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
707 898 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 61.11% 66.18% 67.92%
Number of salaries quoted 444 564 339
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 27 March 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 99 (73.88%) Java
2 90 (67.16%) Finance
3 69 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (41.79%) JavaScript
4 56 (41.79%) Linux
5 43 (32.09%) TDD
5 43 (32.09%) Banking
6 39 (29.10%) Amazon AWS
7 36 (26.87%) Degree
7 36 (26.87%) Telecoms
8 35 (26.12%) SQL
9 34 (25.37%) Web Services
9 34 (25.37%) Scrum
9 34 (25.37%) Ruby
10 33 (24.63%) PHP
11 32 (23.88%) Puppet
12 29 (21.64%) Open Source
13 26 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (19.40%) Perl
13 26 (19.40%) Spring
14 25 (18.66%) Opscode Chef
15 24 (17.91%) Hibernate
16 22 (16.42%) C#
16 22 (16.42%) Middleware
17 21 (15.67%) C++
17 21 (15.67%) Software Engineering
18 20 (14.93%) Jenkins
19 17 (12.69%) Data Integration
19 17 (12.69%) MongoDB
19 17 (12.69%) OO

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (10.45%) JBoss
2 8 (5.97%) Apache
3 6 (4.48%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.48%) SugarCRM
3 6 (4.48%) Alfresco
3 6 (4.48%) Mule
3 6 (4.48%) Node.js
4 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.99%) Drupal
6 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 39 (29.10%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.46%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.99%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.24%) SaaS
6 2 (1.49%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.75%) PaaS
7 1 (0.75%) Heroku
7 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.24%) Firewall
2 2 (1.49%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) MongoDB
2 16 (11.94%) Big Data
3 15 (11.19%) NoSQL
3 15 (11.19%) Pentaho
3 15 (11.19%) Hadoop
3 15 (11.19%) Relational Database
4 14 (10.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.97%) Apache Hive
6 7 (5.22%) MySQL
6 7 (5.22%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.24%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (2.24%) Star Schema
9 3 (2.24%) KDB
Development Applications
1 20 (14.93%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.45%) Maven
2 14 (10.45%) Talend Open Studio
3 12 (8.96%) JUnit
4 10 (7.46%) Selenium
4 10 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.46%) Gradle
5 8 (5.97%) TestNG
5 8 (5.97%) Mockito
6 7 (5.22%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.99%) Ant
8 3 (2.24%) Subversion
8 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.49%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.75%) Appium
10 1 (0.75%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 90 (67.16%) Finance
2 43 (32.09%) Banking
3 36 (26.87%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.21%) Games
4 11 (8.21%) Front Office
5 6 (4.48%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.73%) Retail
7 4 (2.99%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 58 (43.28%) Developer
2 24 (17.91%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.43%) Python Developer
4 16 (11.94%) Analyst
5 12 (8.96%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) QA Engineer
6 9 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Technical Business Analyst
7 7 (5.22%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Architect
8 6 (4.48%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.48%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Agile Project Manager
10 3 (2.24%) Lead Architect
10 3 (2.24%) ETL Developer
10 3 (2.24%) Lead Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.37%) Web Services
2 26 (19.40%) Spring
3 24 (17.91%) Hibernate
4 22 (16.42%) Middleware
5 10 (7.46%) .NET
6 8 (5.97%) JMS
7 6 (4.48%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (4.48%) PostGIS
7 6 (4.48%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.73%) jQuery
8 5 (3.73%) XML
9 3 (2.24%) HTML
9 3 (2.24%) Java EE
10 2 (1.49%) JSON
10 2 (1.49%) COM
10 2 (1.49%) CSS
10 2 (1.49%) RESTful
11 1 (0.75%) HTML5
11 1 (0.75%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.75%) WEBrick
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.64%) Open Source
2 17 (12.69%) Data Integration
3 15 (11.19%) Derivative
4 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.48%) Credit Risk
5 6 (4.48%) Equities
6 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.24%) Xbox
8 2 (1.49%) User Experience
8 2 (1.49%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.75%) Tandem
9 1 (0.75%) GIS
9 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (41.79%) Linux
2 10 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (6.72%) UNIX
4 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.24%) Windows
5 3 (2.24%) CentOS
6 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (32.09%) TDD
3 34 (25.37%) Scrum
4 26 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (15.67%) Software Engineering
6 17 (12.69%) OO
6 17 (12.69%) DevOps
7 14 (10.45%) Configuration Management
8 13 (9.70%) Test Scripting
8 13 (9.70%) MapReduce
9 10 (7.46%) Analytics
10 9 (6.72%) Black-Box Testing
10 9 (6.72%) Regression Testing
10 9 (6.72%) OOD
11 8 (5.97%) Multithreading
12 6 (4.48%) ETL
12 6 (4.48%) MVC
12 6 (4.48%) Project Management
13 5 (3.73%) Data Modelling
13 5 (3.73%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 99 (73.88%) Java
2 56 (41.79%) JavaScript
3 35 (26.12%) SQL
4 34 (25.37%) Ruby
5 33 (24.63%) PHP
6 26 (19.40%) Perl
7 22 (16.42%) C#
8 21 (15.67%) C++
9 13 (9.70%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.48%) C
11 3 (2.24%) Scala
12 2 (1.49%) Clojure
12 2 (1.49%) R
12 2 (1.49%) Jython
12 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.75%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (26.87%) Degree
2 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.21%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Docker
2 3 (2.24%) LXC
3 1 (0.75%) RACF
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 32 (23.88%) Puppet
2 25 (18.66%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.22%) Nagios
3 7 (5.22%) Munin
3 7 (5.22%) Graphite
4 6 (4.48%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.24%) Ansible
5 3 (2.24%) Capistrano
6 2 (1.49%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.75%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (10.45%) Talend
2 8 (5.97%) IBM
3 7 (5.22%) Oracle
3 7 (5.22%) SAP
4 5 (3.73%) Google
5 3 (2.24%) Sybase
5 3 (2.24%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.75%) Hyland
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