The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 32 23 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +33
Permanent jobs citing Python 145 247 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.11% 7.96% 4.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.88% 15.86% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 84 94 87
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Python
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1333 1557 1714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 56.15% 50.18% 53.90%
Number of salaries quoted 827 989 1149
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Python
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Scotland region.

Python Salary Trend in Scotland

Python
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Scotland

Python
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 68 £42,500 - 23
Glasgow -13 59 £43,750 +6.70% 4
Dundee +11 10 £27,000 -16.92% 1
West Lothian +2 3 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Fife +3 1 £46,000 +67.27% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Angus - 1 - -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Python.

1 187 (52.53%) Java
2 156 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (34.83%) Finance
4 123 (34.55%) Linux
5 95 (26.69%) SQL
6 77 (21.63%) C++
7 65 (18.26%) JavaScript
8 63 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (17.42%) Software Engineering
10 61 (17.13%) Opscode Chef
11 58 (16.29%) C#
11 58 (16.29%) HTML
12 56 (15.73%) Degree
12 56 (15.73%) Hadoop
12 56 (15.73%) SDLC
13 55 (15.45%) Ruby
14 54 (15.17%) Puppet
14 54 (15.17%) Big Data
15 52 (14.61%) TDD
15 52 (14.61%) PostgreSQL
15 52 (14.61%) Scrum
16 51 (14.33%) Banking
17 50 (14.04%) Perl
18 48 (13.48%) Analytics
19 47 (13.20%) Jenkins
20 46 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
20 46 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
21 45 (12.64%) MySQL
21 45 (12.64%) OO
21 45 (12.64%) Relational Database

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (9.55%) Apache Spark
2 21 (5.90%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.78%) Apache Qpid
4 16 (4.49%) Apache
4 16 (4.49%) JBoss
5 14 (3.93%) nginx
6 10 (2.81%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (2.53%) SAS
8 7 (1.97%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.40%) GeoServer
10 3 (0.84%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.84%) IIS
10 3 (0.84%) Mule
10 3 (0.84%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.84%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.56%) Confluence
11 2 (0.56%) Moodle
12 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.40%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.12%) InDesign
3 4 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.84%) Houdini
4 3 (0.84%) Maya
4 3 (0.84%) NUKE
4 3 (0.84%) Stata
5 2 (0.56%) MS Office
6 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.56%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 46 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.06%) PaaS
3 18 (5.06%) SaaS
4 14 (3.93%) GitHub
5 12 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (2.81%) IaaS
7 9 (2.53%) Google App Engine
7 9 (2.53%) Google Compute Engine
7 9 (2.53%) Heroku
8 6 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.69%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.84%) DigitalOcean
10 3 (0.84%) Slack
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.28%) G Suite
11 1 (0.28%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.62%) Firewall
2 17 (4.78%) HTTP
3 12 (3.37%) Internet
4 11 (3.09%) DNS
5 9 (2.53%) AMQP
5 9 (2.53%) Software-Defined Networking
6 8 (2.25%) LDAP
6 8 (2.25%) WAN
7 6 (1.69%) LAN
8 5 (1.40%) HTTPS
8 5 (1.40%) SAN
8 5 (1.40%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.12%) Multicast
10 3 (0.84%) DHCP
10 3 (0.84%) NAS
10 3 (0.84%) Network Security
11 2 (0.56%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.56%) VPN
12 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.28%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.73%) Hadoop
2 54 (15.17%) Big Data
3 52 (14.61%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (12.64%) MySQL
4 45 (12.64%) Relational Database
5 40 (11.24%) MongoDB
6 26 (7.30%) NoSQL
7 19 (5.34%) Pentaho
7 19 (5.34%) SQL Server
8 18 (5.06%) RDBMS
9 16 (4.49%) Neo4j
10 12 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (3.37%) Apache Hive
10 12 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.81%) GIS
11 10 (2.81%) Impala
11 10 (2.81%) Spotfire
12 9 (2.53%) Data Mining
12 9 (2.53%) Redis
12 9 (2.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 47 (13.20%) Jenkins
2 43 (12.08%) Git (software)
3 23 (6.46%) Selenium
4 19 (5.34%) Talend Open Studio
5 17 (4.78%) Subversion
6 16 (4.49%) JIRA
7 10 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (2.53%) Ant
8 9 (2.53%) Maven
9 6 (1.69%) Robot Framework
9 6 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.40%) Bugzilla
11 4 (1.12%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.12%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.12%) FogBugz
11 4 (1.12%) GitLab
11 4 (1.12%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.12%) Travis CI
12 3 (0.84%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 124 (34.83%) Finance
2 51 (14.33%) Banking
3 27 (7.58%) Games
4 21 (5.90%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.09%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.09%) Marketing
6 9 (2.53%) Billing
7 7 (1.97%) Electronics
8 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.40%) Automotive
9 5 (1.40%) Publishing
10 3 (0.84%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.84%) Front Office
10 3 (0.84%) Retail
11 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 138 (38.76%) Developer
2 69 (19.38%) Python Developer
3 43 (12.08%) Software Engineer
4 26 (7.30%) Java Developer
5 18 (5.06%) Applications Developer
5 18 (5.06%) Test Engineer
6 17 (4.78%) Software Developer
7 16 (4.49%) Data Scientist
7 16 (4.49%) Senior Developer
7 16 (4.49%) Tester
8 14 (3.93%) Big Data Developer
8 14 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (3.93%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (3.65%) Analyst
9 13 (3.65%) Lead Developer
10 12 (3.37%) C++ Developer
10 12 (3.37%) Web Developer
11 10 (2.81%) Architect
12 9 (2.53%) Automation Tester
12 9 (2.53%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.29%) HTML
2 40 (11.24%) CSS
3 29 (8.15%) HTML5
3 29 (8.15%) Web Services
4 28 (7.87%) ELK Stack
5 26 (7.30%) XML
6 24 (6.74%) jQuery
7 23 (6.46%) AngularJS
8 22 (6.18%) Middleware
9 21 (5.90%) Java EE
10 19 (5.34%) RESTful
11 17 (4.78%) CSS3
11 17 (4.78%) D3.js
11 17 (4.78%) Drools
12 16 (4.49%) ActiveMQ
12 16 (4.49%) Apache Camel
12 16 (4.49%) jBPM
12 16 (4.49%) JSON
12 16 (4.49%) Spring
13 12 (3.37%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.83%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.74%) Visualisation
4 20 (5.62%) Market Risk
5 18 (5.06%) Mathematics
6 13 (3.65%) Blog
6 13 (3.65%) Data Centre
7 12 (3.37%) Algorithms
8 11 (3.09%) Animation
9 10 (2.81%) Derivative
9 10 (2.81%) Fixed Income
9 10 (2.81%) Grid Computing
9 10 (2.81%) User Experience
10 9 (2.53%) Data Structures
11 8 (2.25%) Data Integration
11 8 (2.25%) OTC Derivatives
11 8 (2.25%) Physics
11 8 (2.25%) Reference Data
12 7 (1.97%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 123 (34.55%) Linux
2 42 (11.80%) Windows
3 29 (8.15%) Unix
4 14 (3.93%) Android
5 12 (3.37%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.09%) CentOS
7 6 (1.69%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.69%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.69%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.12%) Solaris
9 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.56%) VMS
10 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
3 62 (17.42%) Software Engineering
4 56 (15.73%) SDLC
5 52 (14.61%) Scrum
5 52 (14.61%) TDD
6 48 (13.48%) Analytics
7 45 (12.64%) OO
8 41 (11.52%) DevOps
9 39 (10.96%) Open Source
10 30 (8.43%) High Availability
11 26 (7.30%) Microservices
11 26 (7.30%) Web Development
12 24 (6.74%) Regression Testing
13 23 (6.46%) Configuration Management
13 23 (6.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (6.46%) Integration Testing
13 23 (6.46%) Workflow
14 22 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (5.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (52.53%) Java
2 95 (26.69%) SQL
3 77 (21.63%) C++
4 65 (18.26%) JavaScript
5 58 (16.29%) C#
6 55 (15.45%) Ruby
7 50 (14.04%) Perl
8 38 (10.67%) PHP
9 37 (10.39%) Bash Shell
10 26 (7.30%) PowerShell
11 25 (7.02%) Scala
12 18 (5.06%) C
13 14 (3.93%) R
14 9 (2.53%) VBScript
15 8 (2.25%) Lua
15 8 (2.25%) Objective-C
15 8 (2.25%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.97%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.12%) COBOL
17 4 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (15.73%) Degree
2 12 (3.37%) RHCE
3 10 (2.81%) ISEB
3 10 (2.81%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.28%) CISSP
6 1 (0.28%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.28%) EnCE
6 1 (0.28%) GIAC
6 1 (0.28%) NCDA
6 1 (0.28%) NCIE
6 1 (0.28%) PhD
6 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.28%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.74%) QA
2 5 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 38 (10.67%) Docker
2 14 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.37%) Varnish
4 7 (1.97%) Apache Flume
4 7 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.40%) vSphere
6 4 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.12%) XenApp
6 4 (1.12%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.84%) Firmware
8 2 (0.56%) HDFS
9 1 (0.28%) Ceph
9 1 (0.28%) KVM
9 1 (0.28%) NFS
9 1 (0.28%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.28%) Samba
9 1 (0.28%) vCloud
9 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 61 (17.13%) Opscode Chef
2 54 (15.17%) Puppet
3 33 (9.27%) Ansible
4 9 (2.53%) CFEngine
4 9 (2.53%) Oozie
4 9 (2.53%) Rundeck
5 5 (1.40%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.40%) Mesos
6 3 (0.84%) MOM
7 2 (0.56%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.56%) Check_MK
7 2 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.56%) Nagios
7 2 (0.56%) Terraform
7 2 (0.56%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 2 (0.56%) yum
8 1 (0.28%) Kibana
8 1 (0.28%) logstash
8 1 (0.28%) Packer
8 1 (0.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (8.43%) VMware
2 27 (7.58%) Sybase
2 27 (7.58%) Tableau
3 26 (7.30%) Oracle
4 19 (5.34%) Microsoft
4 19 (5.34%) Talend
5 17 (4.78%) Red Hat
6 13 (3.65%) Google
7 11 (3.09%) Perforce
8 8 (2.25%) IBM
9 6 (1.69%) Citrix
10 5 (1.40%) Adobe
11 4 (1.12%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.12%) SAP
11 4 (1.12%) Splunk
12 3 (0.84%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.84%) ESRI
12 3 (0.84%) Greenplum
12 3 (0.84%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.56%) Cisco
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