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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 40 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 68 87 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.72% 6.15% 5.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.90% 9.54% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 40 31
Average salary £52,500 £45,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,556 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
687 912 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 57.83% 64.45% 63.87%
Number of salaries quoted 396 565 528
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 84 (63.16%) Finance
2 81 (60.90%) Java
3 59 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (43.61%) Linux
5 50 (37.59%) JavaScript
6 44 (33.08%) Banking
7 41 (30.83%) TDD
8 37 (27.82%) Degree
9 36 (27.07%) Ruby
10 35 (26.32%) PHP
11 33 (24.81%) SQL
12 29 (21.80%) Telecoms
13 27 (20.30%) Web Services
13 27 (20.30%) Open Source
14 26 (19.55%) Perl
15 25 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (18.80%) Puppet
16 24 (18.05%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (18.05%) Scrum
17 22 (16.54%) MongoDB
17 22 (16.54%) Opscode Chef
18 21 (15.79%) Derivative
19 20 (15.04%) Apache Cassandra
20 19 (14.29%) Spring
20 19 (14.29%) C++
21 18 (13.53%) Big Data
22 17 (12.78%) Jenkins
22 17 (12.78%) Hibernate
22 17 (12.78%) Software Engineering
22 17 (12.78%) Hadoop

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (5.26%) Apache Pig
2 5 (3.76%) SAS
3 4 (3.01%) JBoss
3 4 (3.01%) Apache
3 4 (3.01%) SugarCRM
3 4 (3.01%) Alfresco
3 4 (3.01%) Mule
3 4 (3.01%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.50%) Node.js
5 1 (0.75%) Drupal
5 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.01%) SPSS
3 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.52%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.26%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.50%) DHCP
2 2 (1.50%) HTTP
2 2 (1.50%) SNMP
2 2 (1.50%) ICMP
2 2 (1.50%) Firewall
2 2 (1.50%) Wireless
2 2 (1.50%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.50%) DLNA
3 1 (0.75%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.54%) MongoDB
2 20 (15.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (13.53%) Big Data
4 17 (12.78%) Hadoop
5 16 (12.03%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (9.77%) NoSQL
6 13 (9.77%) Pentaho
7 11 (8.27%) Relational Database
7 11 (8.27%) Apache Hive
8 8 (6.02%) RDBMS
9 7 (5.26%) HBase
10 6 (4.51%) MySQL
11 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
11 5 (3.76%) KDB
12 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (2.26%) DB2
13 3 (2.26%) Mahout
13 3 (2.26%) Triplestore
13 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
13 3 (2.26%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (12.78%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.28%) Maven
3 14 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 13 (9.77%) Gradle
4 13 (9.77%) Talend Open Studio
5 12 (9.02%) TestNG
5 12 (9.02%) JUnit
5 12 (9.02%) Mockito
6 9 (6.77%) Eclipse
7 8 (6.02%) Ant
8 7 (5.26%) Selenium
9 5 (3.76%) Subversion
10 2 (1.50%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.50%) Mocha
10 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.50%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (63.16%) Finance
2 44 (33.08%) Banking
3 29 (21.80%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.52%) Games
5 6 (4.51%) Front Office
6 5 (3.76%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.01%) Aerospace
8 3 (2.26%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.50%) Electronics
10 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (45.86%) Developer
2 22 (16.54%) Analyst
3 17 (12.78%) Python Developer
4 15 (11.28%) Business Analyst
5 14 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 14 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 14 (10.53%) Technical Business Analyst
6 10 (7.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.02%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) QA Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) C++ Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Architect
11 5 (3.76%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Agile Project Manager
12 4 (3.01%) Software Engineer
13 3 (2.26%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.30%) Web Services
2 19 (14.29%) Spring
3 17 (12.78%) Hibernate
4 13 (9.77%) Middleware
5 10 (7.52%) HTML
6 9 (6.77%) HTML5
7 7 (5.26%) .NET
7 7 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (3.01%) jQuery
8 4 (3.01%) RESTful
8 4 (3.01%) PostGIS
9 3 (2.26%) MLlib
9 3 (2.26%) REST
9 3 (2.26%) XML
9 3 (2.26%) CSS
10 2 (1.50%) J2EE
10 2 (1.50%) Symfony
10 2 (1.50%) CSS3
11 1 (0.75%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.79%) Derivative
2 13 (9.77%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.27%) Data Integration
3 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.76%) Equities
5 4 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.26%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.26%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.50%) Xbox
7 2 (1.50%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.75%) Statistics
8 1 (0.75%) Neural Network
8 1 (0.75%) Replication
8 1 (0.75%) GIS
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) User Experience
8 1 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 58 (43.61%) Linux
2 6 (4.51%) UNIX
3 3 (2.26%) Windows
3 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.50%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.50%) Android
4 2 (1.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (30.83%) TDD
3 27 (20.30%) Open Source
4 24 (18.05%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (18.05%) Scrum
5 17 (12.78%) Software Engineering
6 16 (12.03%) OO
7 15 (11.28%) Business Analysis
7 15 (11.28%) Multithreading
7 15 (11.28%) DevOps
7 15 (11.28%) SDLC
8 14 (10.53%) Test Scripting
9 13 (9.77%) MapReduce
9 13 (9.77%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.77%) ETL
11 8 (6.02%) Regression Testing
11 8 (6.02%) Analytics
12 7 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (60.90%) Java
2 50 (37.59%) JavaScript
3 36 (27.07%) Ruby
4 35 (26.32%) PHP
5 33 (24.81%) SQL
6 26 (19.55%) Perl
7 19 (14.29%) C++
8 14 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.51%) Scala
9 6 (4.51%) C#
9 6 (4.51%) R
10 4 (3.01%) C
11 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.50%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.50%) Tcl
13 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (27.82%) Degree
2 8 (6.02%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.75%) PhD
3 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) Apache Flume
2 4 (3.01%) Docker
3 2 (1.50%) LXC
Systems Management
1 25 (18.80%) Puppet
2 22 (16.54%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.51%) Vagrant
4 4 (3.01%) Nagios
4 4 (3.01%) Munin
4 4 (3.01%) Graphite
5 2 (1.50%) Iperf
5 2 (1.50%) Ansible
5 2 (1.50%) Capistrano
5 2 (1.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (10.53%) Oracle
2 13 (9.77%) Talend
3 10 (7.52%) Sybase
4 7 (5.26%) SAP
5 4 (3.01%) Cognos
5 4 (3.01%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.01%) Informatica
5 4 (3.01%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (3.01%) Teradata
5 4 (3.01%) Netezza
5 4 (3.01%) Greenplum
5 4 (3.01%) Vertica
6 3 (2.26%) Google
7 2 (1.50%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.50%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.50%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.50%) MapR
7 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.50%) IBM
8 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
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