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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 43 47 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Python 63 54 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.76% 4.89% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.44% 7.64% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 6
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,000 £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
847 707 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 63.97% 63.98% 58.10%
Number of salaries quoted 479 453 345
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 £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 136 (77.71%) Java
2 74 (42.29%) Finance
3 65 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 64 (36.57%) OO
5 61 (34.86%) Open Source
6 59 (33.71%) Ruby
7 57 (32.57%) Linux
8 54 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (29.71%) SQL
10 51 (29.14%) PHP
11 49 (28.00%) NoSQL
12 48 (27.43%) Spring
12 48 (27.43%) C++
13 45 (25.71%) Hibernate
14 44 (25.14%) Relational Database
15 37 (21.14%) C#
16 35 (20.00%) Perl
17 32 (18.29%) JBoss
17 32 (18.29%) PostgreSQL
18 31 (17.71%) RDBMS
18 31 (17.71%) UNIX
19 30 (17.14%) HTML
19 30 (17.14%) Oracle
20 28 (16.00%) TDD
21 26 (14.86%) Software Engineering
21 26 (14.86%) jQuery
21 26 (14.86%) MongoDB
22 23 (13.14%) Puppet
22 23 (13.14%) Apache
22 23 (13.14%) OOP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 23 (13.14%) Apache
2 18 (10.29%) Drupal
3 14 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.29%) SugarCRM
5 10 (5.71%) Node.js
6 7 (4.00%) Alfresco
7 4 (2.29%) Mule
7 4 (2.29%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.71%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.71%) GemFire
9 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.14%) WordPress
9 2 (1.14%) IIS
9 2 (1.14%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.14%) CMS
9 2 (1.14%) ColdFusion MX
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (9.14%) Google Compute Engine
2 9 (5.14%) OpenShift
2 9 (5.14%) Heroku
2 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.00%) SaaS
4 2 (1.14%) GitHub
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.71%) HTTP
2 5 (2.86%) Internet
3 2 (1.14%) Extranet
3 2 (1.14%) Network Security
3 2 (1.14%) DNS
3 2 (1.14%) Intranet
4 1 (0.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (28.00%) NoSQL
2 44 (25.14%) Relational Database
3 32 (18.29%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (17.71%) RDBMS
5 26 (14.86%) MongoDB
6 21 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (12.00%) MySQL
6 21 (12.00%) Pentaho
7 18 (10.29%) Big Data
8 14 (8.00%) KDB
9 13 (7.43%) Oracle Database
10 10 (5.71%) Hadoop
11 7 (4.00%) SQL Server
12 4 (2.29%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.14%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.57%) Maven
2 14 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.43%) Subversion
4 12 (6.86%) Talend Open Studio
4 12 (6.86%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.29%) Jasmine
6 10 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.71%) Selenium
7 9 (5.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.86%) JUnit
8 5 (2.86%) RSpec
9 3 (1.71%) Ant
9 3 (1.71%) Gradle
10 2 (1.14%) Mockito
10 2 (1.14%) TestNG
10 2 (1.14%) JBehave
10 2 (1.14%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.57%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.57%) Behat
11 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (42.29%) Finance
2 23 (13.14%) Front Office
3 8 (4.57%) Banking
4 5 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.29%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) German Language
7 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.57%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 118 (67.43%) Developer
2 37 (21.14%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.14%) Analyst
4 21 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 19 (10.86%) Business Analyst
5 19 (10.86%) Python Developer
6 18 (10.29%) Technical Leader
6 18 (10.29%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 18 (10.29%) Lead Business Analyst
6 18 (10.29%) Technical Business Analyst
6 18 (10.29%) Technical Analyst
6 18 (10.29%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 16 (9.14%) Architect
8 14 (8.00%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.71%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.71%) WPF Developer
10 9 (5.14%) Cloud Architect
10 9 (5.14%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Junior
11 7 (4.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (27.43%) Spring
2 45 (25.71%) Hibernate
3 30 (17.14%) HTML
4 26 (14.86%) jQuery
5 22 (12.57%) Web Services
6 18 (10.29%) CSS
7 17 (9.71%) Middleware
7 17 (9.71%) Java EE
8 16 (9.14%) AngularJS
9 15 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (8.00%) HTML5
11 12 (6.86%) .NET
12 10 (5.71%) J2EE
12 10 (5.71%) JMS
12 10 (5.71%) WPF
13 8 (4.57%) XML
14 7 (4.00%) Backbone.js
14 7 (4.00%) Ember.js
15 6 (3.43%) RESTful
16 5 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (34.86%) Open Source
2 22 (12.57%) Derivative
3 21 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 20 (11.43%) Credit Risk
5 16 (9.14%) Data Integration
6 10 (5.71%) Equities
7 8 (4.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (3.43%) GIS
8 6 (3.43%) Physics
9 5 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.71%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.14%) Tandem
12 2 (1.14%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.57%) Statistical Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 57 (32.57%) Linux
2 31 (17.71%) UNIX
3 14 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (6.86%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.57%) Windows
6 7 (4.00%) AIX
6 7 (4.00%) Solaris
6 7 (4.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (36.57%) OO
2 54 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (16.00%) TDD
4 26 (14.86%) Software Engineering
5 23 (13.14%) OOP
6 22 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (12.00%) MVC
7 21 (12.00%) Scrum
8 18 (10.29%) Business Analysis
9 13 (7.43%) BDD
10 12 (6.86%) Automated Testing
10 12 (6.86%) OOD
11 11 (6.29%) Analytics
12 10 (5.71%) MapReduce
12 10 (5.71%) Web Development
13 9 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (4.57%) Performance Analysis
15 7 (4.00%) Dependency Management
15 7 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
16 6 (3.43%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 136 (77.71%) Java
2 65 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 59 (33.71%) Ruby
4 52 (29.71%) SQL
5 51 (29.14%) PHP
6 48 (27.43%) C++
7 37 (21.14%) C#
8 35 (20.00%) Perl
9 18 (10.29%) Scala
10 17 (9.71%) Jython
11 6 (3.43%) XPath
12 5 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.71%) C
13 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.14%) AWK
14 2 (1.14%) Groovy
14 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.57%) Clojure
15 1 (0.57%) R
15 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (9.71%) Degree
2 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (13.14%) Puppet
1 23 (13.14%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (9.71%) CFEngine
3 5 (2.86%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 32 (18.29%) JBoss
2 30 (17.14%) Oracle
3 17 (9.71%) Google
4 12 (6.86%) Red Hat
4 12 (6.86%) Talend
5 11 (6.29%) Sybase
6 8 (4.57%) IBM
7 3 (1.71%) StreamBase
8 2 (1.14%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.14%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.57%) SAP
9 1 (0.57%) Zend
9 1 (0.57%) Tableau
9 1 (0.57%) Twitter
9 1 (0.57%) VMware
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