The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 49 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Python 149 182 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.69% 4.51% 4.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.99% 8.91% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 109 122 60
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
1657 2043 1825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.19% 50.62% 57.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 1389 1067
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Scotland

Python
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -4 73 £45,000 -2.17% 12
Edinburgh +21 66 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Stirling -4 2 £50,000 +92.30%
Fife 0 1 £37,500 -3.84%
Dundee -3 1 £37,500 +11.94%
Aberdeen - 1 £34,000 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 197 (64.17%) Java
2 155 (50.49%) Finance
3 141 (45.93%) Linux
4 140 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (43.97%) JavaScript
6 108 (35.18%) Amazon AWS
7 105 (34.20%) Degree
8 94 (30.62%) TDD
9 91 (29.64%) Web Services
10 90 (29.32%) Banking
11 79 (25.73%) Telecoms
12 68 (22.15%) PHP
13 65 (21.17%) Perl
13 65 (21.17%) Scrum
13 65 (21.17%) Ruby
14 64 (20.85%) Puppet
15 60 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
16 57 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
17 55 (17.92%) Software Engineering
18 51 (16.61%) SQL
19 46 (14.98%) C++
20 43 (14.01%) DevOps
21 42 (13.68%) Open Source
22 41 (13.36%) Spring
23 39 (12.70%) Configuration Management
24 38 (12.38%) Multithreading
25 36 (11.73%) QA
26 34 (11.07%) Games
27 32 (10.42%) Hibernate
28 30 (9.77%) Amazon EC2

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 26 (8.47%) Apache
2 19 (6.19%) JBoss
3 14 (4.56%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.28%) SAS
4 7 (2.28%) Node.js
5 6 (1.95%) SugarCRM
5 6 (1.95%) Alfresco
5 6 (1.95%) Mule
6 5 (1.63%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.98%) Drupal
8 2 (0.65%) nginx
8 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.33%) ArcSDE
9 1 (0.33%) Moodle
9 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 108 (35.18%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (9.77%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (1.30%) SaaS
3 4 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (0.98%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.93%) Firewall
2 7 (2.28%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.30%) DNS
3 4 (1.30%) SSL
4 3 (0.98%) Internet
4 3 (0.98%) SMTP
4 3 (0.98%) HTTP
4 3 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.65%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (0.65%) LDAP
6 1 (0.33%) DHCP
6 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
6 1 (0.33%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.33%) Wireless
6 1 (0.33%) IPsec
6 1 (0.33%) SSH
6 1 (0.33%) Fast Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.79%) Hadoop
2 22 (7.17%) Big Data
2 22 (7.17%) Relational Database
3 20 (6.51%) MongoDB
4 19 (6.19%) MySQL
5 18 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (4.89%) Pentaho
8 14 (4.56%) NoSQL
9 13 (4.23%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.63%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.30%) SQL Server
13 3 (0.98%) KDB
14 2 (0.65%) MSDE
15 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.33%) VoltDB
15 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 24 (7.82%) Jenkins
2 19 (6.19%) Maven
2 19 (6.19%) Selenium
3 18 (5.86%) Git (software)
4 14 (4.56%) Talend Open Studio
4 14 (4.56%) JUnit
5 12 (3.91%) Gradle
6 10 (3.26%) Ant
7 9 (2.93%) TestNG
7 9 (2.93%) Mockito
8 8 (2.61%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.30%) Subversion
9 4 (1.30%) JIRA
10 3 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.98%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.98%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.98%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.65%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.65%) Hudson
11 2 (0.65%) FogBugz
General
1 155 (50.49%) Finance
2 90 (29.32%) Banking
3 79 (25.73%) Telecoms
4 34 (11.07%) Games
5 9 (2.93%) Marketing
5 9 (2.93%) Front Office
6 6 (1.95%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.30%) Electronics
8 3 (0.98%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.65%) Retail
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 105 (34.20%) Developer
2 42 (13.68%) Python Developer
3 30 (9.77%) Software Engineer
4 29 (9.45%) Java Developer
5 28 (9.12%) Analyst
6 25 (8.14%) QA Engineer
7 19 (6.19%) Business Analyst
8 17 (5.54%) Project Manager
8 17 (5.54%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (5.21%) Agile Project Manager
10 14 (4.56%) Junior
11 12 (3.91%) Architect
12 11 (3.58%) Technical Project Manager
12 11 (3.58%) Technical Manager
12 11 (3.58%) Lead Architect
13 10 (3.26%) Lead Technical Architect
13 10 (3.26%) Technical Architect
14 9 (2.93%) Senior Developer
14 9 (2.93%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (2.93%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (29.64%) Web Services
2 41 (13.36%) Spring
3 32 (10.42%) Hibernate
4 24 (7.82%) Middleware
5 23 (7.49%) HTML
6 17 (5.54%) CSS
7 15 (4.89%) .NET
7 15 (4.89%) HTML5
8 14 (4.56%) jQuery
9 13 (4.23%) J2EE
10 10 (3.26%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.93%) CSS3
12 7 (2.28%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (1.95%) Django
13 6 (1.95%) JMS
13 6 (1.95%) PostGIS
14 5 (1.63%) JSON
15 4 (1.30%) Spring MVC
15 4 (1.30%) RESTful
16 3 (0.98%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.68%) Open Source
2 20 (6.51%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.54%) Data Integration
4 17 (5.54%) Derivative
5 11 (3.58%) Xbox
6 7 (2.28%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.95%) Equities
7 6 (1.95%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.63%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (1.63%) Physics
8 5 (1.63%) GIS
9 4 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.30%) User Experience
10 3 (0.98%) Social Media
11 2 (0.65%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 141 (45.93%) Linux
2 19 (6.19%) UNIX
3 12 (3.91%) Windows
3 12 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.28%) CentOS
4 7 (2.28%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.63%) Solaris
6 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.65%) Android
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (30.62%) TDD
3 65 (21.17%) Scrum
4 60 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (17.92%) Software Engineering
6 43 (14.01%) DevOps
7 39 (12.70%) Configuration Management
8 38 (12.38%) Multithreading
9 28 (9.12%) Test Scripting
10 25 (8.14%) Regression Testing
11 24 (7.82%) Black-Box Testing
12 23 (7.49%) OO
13 16 (5.21%) Project Planning
13 16 (5.21%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.89%) Analytics
15 13 (4.23%) MapReduce
16 12 (3.91%) SOA
17 11 (3.58%) MVC
18 10 (3.26%) Project Management
18 10 (3.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 197 (64.17%) Java
2 135 (43.97%) JavaScript
3 68 (22.15%) PHP
4 65 (21.17%) Perl
4 65 (21.17%) Ruby
5 51 (16.61%) SQL
6 46 (14.98%) C++
7 23 (7.49%) C#
8 19 (6.19%) Shell Script
9 16 (5.21%) C
10 12 (3.91%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.93%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.95%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.63%) Lisp
14 4 (1.30%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.30%) R
15 3 (0.98%) sed
15 3 (0.98%) Groovy
15 3 (0.98%) Scala
16 2 (0.65%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 105 (34.20%) Degree
2 8 (2.61%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.95%) PhD
3 6 (1.95%) ISEB
4 3 (0.98%) CISSP
4 3 (0.98%) SSCP
4 3 (0.98%) GIAC
4 3 (0.98%) CEH
5 2 (0.65%) MCSE
5 2 (0.65%) MCSA
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.73%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.30%) Docker
2 3 (0.98%) NFS
2 3 (0.98%) LXC
3 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.33%) HDFS
4 1 (0.33%) Firmware
4 1 (0.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 64 (20.85%) Puppet
2 57 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (5.54%) Graphite
3 17 (5.54%) Nagios
3 17 (5.54%) Munin
4 7 (2.28%) Capistrano
4 7 (2.28%) Ansible
5 6 (1.95%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (5.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.21%) Oracle
3 14 (4.56%) Talend
4 9 (2.93%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.93%) Apple
5 7 (2.28%) IBM
6 5 (1.63%) VMware
7 4 (1.30%) Google
7 4 (1.30%) Sybase
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco
8 3 (0.98%) Informatica
9 2 (0.65%) F5
9 2 (0.65%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.65%) Perforce
9 2 (0.65%) SAP
9 2 (0.65%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.33%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.33%) Hyland
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