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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 28 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Python 112 79 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.24% 7.27% 8.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.24% 12.04% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 48 55 71
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
735 656 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 54.04% 60.35% 67.57%
Number of salaries quoted 422 432 490
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 148 (64.07%) Java
2 133 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (40.26%) SQL
4 90 (38.96%) Finance
5 79 (34.20%) Degree
6 76 (32.90%) C#
7 74 (32.03%) OO
8 65 (28.14%) TDD
9 64 (27.71%) Banking
10 61 (26.41%) C++
11 54 (23.38%) Unix
11 54 (23.38%) Linux
12 45 (19.48%) JavaScript
12 45 (19.48%) Relational Database
13 42 (18.18%) Ruby
14 41 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (17.32%) Spring
16 38 (16.45%) Maven
17 36 (15.58%) Risk Management
18 35 (15.15%) Hibernate
19 34 (14.72%) Market Risk
20 33 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
20 33 (14.29%) NoSQL
21 31 (13.42%) Oracle
22 30 (12.99%) RDBMS
22 30 (12.99%) Fixed Income
23 29 (12.55%) Telecoms
23 29 (12.55%) Shell Script
24 28 (12.12%) Open Source
25 27 (11.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 24 (10.39%) Oracle Coherence
2 23 (9.96%) JBoss
3 12 (5.19%) MQSeries
4 11 (4.76%) Apache Spark
5 7 (3.03%) Apache
6 5 (2.16%) GemFire
6 5 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.30%) Confluence
7 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.87%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.87%) Mule
8 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.87%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.87%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.43%) Node.js
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (6.93%) Adobe Illustrator
1 16 (6.93%) InDesign
1 16 (6.93%) MS PowerPoint
1 16 (6.93%) Photoshop
2 14 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.30%) MS Office
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (8.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.73%) DigitalOcean
4 4 (1.73%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.87%) GitHub
6 1 (0.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.33%) Firewall
2 9 (3.90%) HTTP
3 4 (1.73%) Internet
3 4 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (1.73%) Network Security
4 3 (1.30%) VPN
5 2 (0.87%) BGP
5 2 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.87%) FWSM
5 2 (0.87%) HSRP
5 2 (0.87%) IPv6
5 2 (0.87%) LAN
5 2 (0.87%) MPLS
5 2 (0.87%) OSPF
5 2 (0.87%) VLAN
5 2 (0.87%) VRRP
6 1 (0.43%) DLNA
6 1 (0.43%) ICMP
6 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (19.48%) Relational Database
2 33 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 30 (12.99%) RDBMS
4 21 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 21 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (8.66%) SQL Server
6 18 (7.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (6.93%) Big Data
7 16 (6.93%) Hadoop
8 11 (4.76%) BigTable
9 7 (3.03%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.60%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.16%) MySQL
12 4 (1.73%) KDB
13 3 (1.30%) MSDE
13 3 (1.30%) Pentaho
14 2 (0.87%) CouchDB
15 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
15 1 (0.43%) MarkLogic
15 1 (0.43%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 38 (16.45%) Maven
2 20 (8.66%) FitNesse
2 20 (8.66%) Jenkins
3 18 (7.79%) Subversion
4 17 (7.36%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.90%) Selenium
6 8 (3.46%) Ant
6 8 (3.46%) ClearCase
7 7 (3.03%) Gradle
8 6 (2.60%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.16%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.73%) JUnit
11 3 (1.30%) JIRA
11 3 (1.30%) Mockito
11 3 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (1.30%) TestNG
11 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.87%) Clang
12 2 (0.87%) GDB
12 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 90 (38.96%) Finance
2 64 (27.71%) Banking
3 29 (12.55%) Telecoms
4 21 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 13 (5.63%) Back Office
6 9 (3.90%) Front Office
7 7 (3.03%) Games
8 4 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.73%) Legal
9 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 123 (53.25%) Developer
2 48 (20.78%) Python Developer
3 40 (17.32%) Java Developer
4 31 (13.42%) Analyst
5 18 (7.79%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.36%) Automation Engineer
6 17 (7.36%) Designer
6 17 (7.36%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (7.36%) Technical Analyst
7 16 (6.93%) Business Analyst
7 16 (6.93%) C++ Developer
7 16 (6.93%) Digital Designer
7 16 (6.93%) QA Engineer
8 14 (6.06%) SQL Developer
9 13 (5.63%) Applications Developer
9 13 (5.63%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.19%) Lead Developer
10 12 (5.19%) Lead Java Developer
10 12 (5.19%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.32%) Spring
2 35 (15.15%) Hibernate
3 25 (10.82%) HTML
4 24 (10.39%) XML
5 21 (9.09%) CSS
5 21 (9.09%) Drools
5 21 (9.09%) Web Services
6 20 (8.66%) Castor
6 20 (8.66%) jBPM
7 17 (7.36%) FIX Protocol
8 16 (6.93%) Flash
9 15 (6.49%) REST
10 14 (6.06%) Middleware
11 11 (4.76%) XML Schema
12 10 (4.33%) JSON
13 6 (2.60%) .NET
13 6 (2.60%) AngularJS
13 6 (2.60%) SOAP
14 5 (2.16%) Java EE
15 4 (1.73%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.72%) Market Risk
2 33 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (12.99%) Fixed Income
4 27 (11.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (11.26%) Derivative
6 17 (7.36%) 3D Graphics
6 17 (7.36%) Animation
6 17 (7.36%) Augmented Reality
6 17 (7.36%) Psychology
6 17 (7.36%) User Experience
6 17 (7.36%) Visualisation
7 8 (3.46%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 8 (3.46%) Mathematics
7 8 (3.46%) Physics
8 7 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.03%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.60%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.60%) Data Integration
9 6 (2.60%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 54 (23.38%) Linux
1 54 (23.38%) Unix
2 11 (4.76%) Windows
3 5 (2.16%) Android
3 5 (2.16%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.16%) CentOS
4 4 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.30%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.87%) Debian
6 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.03%) OO
3 65 (28.14%) TDD
4 41 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (15.58%) Risk Management
6 28 (12.12%) Open Source
7 24 (10.39%) Analytics
7 24 (10.39%) Software Engineering
8 23 (9.96%) Scrum
8 23 (9.96%) Unit Testing
9 22 (9.52%) Automated Testing
10 21 (9.09%) Low Latency
11 20 (8.66%) SDLC
12 19 (8.23%) System Testing
13 17 (7.36%) 3D Visualisation
13 17 (7.36%) Ethnography
13 17 (7.36%) User Stories
14 16 (6.93%) Data Protection
14 16 (6.93%) Root Cause Analysis
15 15 (6.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 148 (64.07%) Java
2 93 (40.26%) SQL
3 76 (32.90%) C#
4 61 (26.41%) C++
5 45 (19.48%) JavaScript
6 42 (18.18%) Ruby
7 29 (12.55%) Shell Script
8 25 (10.82%) Perl
9 20 (8.66%) Groovy
9 20 (8.66%) PL/SQL
10 19 (8.23%) Bash Shell
11 16 (6.93%) T-SQL
12 15 (6.49%) PHP
13 12 (5.19%) Smalltalk
14 11 (4.76%) XPath
15 8 (3.46%) SPARQL
16 7 (3.03%) Scala
17 3 (1.30%) C
17 3 (1.30%) Objective-C
17 3 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (34.20%) Degree
2 3 (1.30%) CCNA
2 3 (1.30%) CCNP
2 3 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.43%) CCIE
3 1 (0.43%) CISSP
3 1 (0.43%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.79%) QA
2 6 (2.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) LXC
1 3 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.87%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (7.79%) Puppet
2 13 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.16%) Ansible
4 4 (1.73%) Capistrano
4 4 (1.73%) Packer
5 1 (0.43%) Graphite
5 1 (0.43%) Icinga
5 1 (0.43%) Iperf
5 1 (0.43%) Munin
5 1 (0.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (13.42%) Oracle
2 21 (9.09%) Sybase
3 17 (7.36%) Adobe
4 14 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.03%) Google
6 6 (2.60%) Cisco
6 6 (2.60%) Juniper
7 4 (1.73%) F5
7 4 (1.73%) Rackspace
7 4 (1.73%) Sourcefire
7 4 (1.73%) StreamBase
8 3 (1.30%) Talend
8 3 (1.30%) VMware
9 2 (0.87%) Informatica
10 1 (0.43%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.43%) Cognos
10 1 (0.43%) Dell
10 1 (0.43%) EMC
10 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
Glasgow
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago