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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 42 39 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Permanent jobs citing Python 69 66 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.98% 5.72% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.92% 8.92% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 8
Average salary £45,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +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
871 740 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 62.89% 64.18% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 504 478 341
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £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 27 August 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 140 (76.50%) Java
2 73 (39.89%) JavaScript
3 72 (39.34%) Finance
4 68 (37.16%) OO
5 66 (36.07%) Linux
5 66 (36.07%) Open Source
6 62 (33.88%) Ruby
7 53 (28.96%) PHP
7 53 (28.96%) C++
8 49 (26.78%) Spring
9 47 (25.68%) Hibernate
10 46 (25.14%) SQL
10 46 (25.14%) NoSQL
11 41 (22.40%) Perl
12 39 (21.31%) Relational Database
13 38 (20.77%) C#
14 37 (20.22%) JBoss
15 36 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
15 36 (19.67%) UNIX
16 33 (18.03%) HTML
17 32 (17.49%) Oracle
18 31 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
18 31 (16.94%) MongoDB
19 30 (16.39%) RDBMS
20 27 (14.75%) Software Engineering
21 26 (14.21%) OOP
22 25 (13.66%) TDD
22 25 (13.66%) Drupal
22 25 (13.66%) jQuery
23 24 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (13.66%) Drupal
2 24 (13.11%) Apache
3 16 (8.74%) SugarCRM
4 13 (7.10%) Tomcat
5 12 (6.56%) Node.js
6 8 (4.37%) Alfresco
7 4 (2.19%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.19%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.64%) GemFire
8 3 (1.64%) Mule
9 2 (1.09%) WordPress
9 2 (1.09%) ColdFusion MX
9 2 (1.09%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.09%) CMS
9 2 (1.09%) 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 13 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (7.10%) Google Compute Engine
2 9 (4.92%) OpenShift
2 9 (4.92%) Heroku
2 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.37%) SaaS
4 2 (1.09%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.65%) HTTP
2 5 (2.73%) Internet
3 2 (1.09%) Extranet
3 2 (1.09%) Network Security
3 2 (1.09%) DNS
3 2 (1.09%) Intranet
4 1 (0.55%) LAN
4 1 (0.55%) WAN
4 1 (0.55%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.14%) NoSQL
2 39 (21.31%) Relational Database
3 36 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (16.94%) MongoDB
5 30 (16.39%) RDBMS
6 24 (13.11%) MySQL
6 24 (13.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 24 (13.11%) Pentaho
7 18 (9.84%) Big Data
8 17 (9.29%) KDB
9 15 (8.20%) Oracle Database
10 9 (4.92%) Hadoop
11 7 (3.83%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.64%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.09%) 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 (8.74%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.20%) Maven
2 15 (8.20%) Talend Open Studio
3 14 (7.65%) Subversion
4 13 (7.10%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.01%) Cucumber
5 11 (6.01%) Jasmine
6 9 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (4.37%) Selenium
8 5 (2.73%) RSpec
9 3 (1.64%) Ant
9 3 (1.64%) Gradle
10 2 (1.09%) FishEye
10 2 (1.09%) Mockito
10 2 (1.09%) JUnit
10 2 (1.09%) JIRA
11 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.55%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.55%) Behat
11 1 (0.55%) Trac
General
1 72 (39.34%) Finance
2 18 (9.84%) Front Office
3 9 (4.92%) Banking
3 9 (4.92%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.64%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.09%) Advertising
5 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.55%) German Language
6 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.55%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 129 (70.49%) Developer
2 37 (20.22%) Java Developer
3 23 (12.57%) Analyst
4 21 (11.48%) Software Developer
5 19 (10.38%) Business Analyst
6 18 (9.84%) Technical Analyst
6 18 (9.84%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 18 (9.84%) Technical Business Analyst
6 18 (9.84%) Technical Leader
6 18 (9.84%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 18 (9.84%) Lead Business Analyst
7 16 (8.74%) Python Developer
7 16 (8.74%) Senior Developer
8 13 (7.10%) Architect
8 13 (7.10%) C# Developer
8 13 (7.10%) WPF Developer
9 11 (6.01%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.92%) Cloud Architect
11 8 (4.37%) Junior
11 8 (4.37%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (26.78%) Spring
2 47 (25.68%) Hibernate
3 33 (18.03%) HTML
4 25 (13.66%) jQuery
5 21 (11.48%) CSS
6 20 (10.93%) Web Services
7 17 (9.29%) HTML5
7 17 (9.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (8.20%) AngularJS
9 14 (7.65%) Java EE
9 14 (7.65%) .NET
9 14 (7.65%) Middleware
10 13 (7.10%) WPF
11 10 (5.46%) J2EE
12 8 (4.37%) XML
13 7 (3.83%) Backbone.js
13 7 (3.83%) Ember.js
14 6 (3.28%) Task Parallel Library
14 6 (3.28%) SOAP
14 6 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 66 (36.07%) Open Source
2 24 (13.11%) Derivative
3 20 (10.93%) Computer Science
4 19 (10.38%) Credit Risk
5 16 (8.74%) Data Integration
5 16 (8.74%) Equities
6 10 (5.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (4.37%) GIS
8 6 (3.28%) Physics
9 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.64%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.09%) Tandem
11 2 (1.09%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.55%) Statistical Arbitrage
12 1 (0.55%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 66 (36.07%) Linux
2 36 (19.67%) UNIX
3 24 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (8.74%) Ubuntu
5 11 (6.01%) Windows
6 7 (3.83%) AIX
6 7 (3.83%) Solaris
6 7 (3.83%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.64%) CentOS
8 1 (0.55%) Debian
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (37.16%) OO
2 31 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (14.75%) Software Engineering
4 26 (14.21%) OOP
5 25 (13.66%) TDD
6 23 (12.57%) MVC
7 18 (9.84%) Business Analysis
7 18 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (7.65%) Scrum
9 12 (6.56%) Web Development
9 12 (6.56%) Automated Testing
9 12 (6.56%) BDD
10 10 (5.46%) OOD
11 9 (4.92%) MapReduce
11 9 (4.92%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (4.37%) Dependency Management
12 8 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (4.37%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (3.83%) Analytics
13 7 (3.83%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 140 (76.50%) Java
2 73 (39.89%) JavaScript
3 62 (33.88%) Ruby
4 53 (28.96%) C++
4 53 (28.96%) PHP
5 46 (25.14%) SQL
6 41 (22.40%) Perl
7 38 (20.77%) C#
8 22 (12.02%) Jython
9 18 (9.84%) Scala
10 7 (3.83%) XPath
10 7 (3.83%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.73%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (1.64%) C
13 2 (1.09%) AWK
13 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.09%) Groovy
13 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.55%) Clojure
14 1 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (8.74%) Degree
2 5 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) NFS
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (10.93%) Puppet
1 20 (10.93%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (7.65%) CFEngine
3 5 (2.73%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 37 (20.22%) JBoss
2 32 (17.49%) Oracle
3 18 (9.84%) Red Hat
4 15 (8.20%) Talend
5 14 (7.65%) Google
6 11 (6.01%) Sybase
7 4 (2.19%) IBM
7 4 (2.19%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.19%) Jaspersoft
8 3 (1.64%) StreamBase
8 3 (1.64%) 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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