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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 39 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 163 185 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.49% 5.96% 5.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.16% 11.48% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78 138 143
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £27,994
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
1461 1612 1847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.21% 51.93% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1088 1214
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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 +6 113 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Edinburgh -26 37 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Dundee -8 7 £32,500 -13.33%
West Lothian - 2 £36,000 -
Fife +1 1 £32,000 +12.28%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 234 (58.21%) Java
2 197 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (39.55%) Degree
4 148 (36.82%) Finance
5 142 (35.32%) SQL
6 128 (31.84%) Linux
7 117 (29.10%) C++
8 109 (27.11%) C#
9 101 (25.12%) Banking
10 90 (22.39%) TDD
11 80 (19.90%) JavaScript
11 80 (19.90%) OO
12 73 (18.16%) Unix
13 70 (17.41%) Perl
14 67 (16.67%) Ruby
15 65 (16.17%) Telecoms
16 64 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
17 62 (15.42%) Web Services
18 61 (15.17%) Oracle
19 56 (13.93%) Software Engineering
20 49 (12.19%) Scrum
20 49 (12.19%) Relational Database
21 48 (11.94%) HTML
22 47 (11.69%) Microsoft
23 46 (11.44%) Amazon AWS
24 45 (11.19%) CSS
25 44 (10.95%) Computer Science
26 41 (10.20%) XML
26 41 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
27 40 (9.95%) SQL Server

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (8.71%) JBoss
2 24 (5.97%) Apache
2 24 (5.97%) Oracle Coherence
3 20 (4.98%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.48%) Apache Spark
5 14 (3.48%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.99%) MQSeries
6 12 (2.99%) SAS
7 8 (1.99%) ArcGIS
8 7 (1.74%) IIS
8 7 (1.74%) Jetty
9 6 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.24%) GemFire
11 4 (1.00%) Confluence
11 4 (1.00%) Node.js
12 3 (0.75%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.50%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.50%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 38 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.73%) MS Office
3 18 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (3.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (3.98%) InDesign
4 16 (3.98%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (4.98%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.44%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.49%) DigitalOcean
5 4 (1.00%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.00%) SaaS
6 3 (0.75%) GitHub
7 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.50%) Heroku
8 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.25%) IaaS
8 1 (0.25%) PaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.73%) HTTP
2 13 (3.23%) Firewall
3 12 (2.99%) Internet
4 8 (1.99%) Network Security
4 8 (1.99%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.75%) DNS
6 3 (0.75%) SSL
6 3 (0.75%) VPN
6 3 (0.75%) Wireless
7 2 (0.50%) BGP
7 2 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.50%) FWSM
7 2 (0.50%) IPv6
7 2 (0.50%) LAN
7 2 (0.50%) MPLS
7 2 (0.50%) OSPF
7 2 (0.50%) SMTP
7 2 (0.50%) VLAN
7 2 (0.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.19%) Relational Database
2 40 (9.95%) SQL Server
3 39 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (8.71%) NoSQL
5 34 (8.46%) RDBMS
6 28 (6.97%) Oracle Database
7 26 (6.47%) Big Data
8 24 (5.97%) MySQL
9 22 (5.47%) Hadoop
10 18 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (3.23%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.74%) BigTable
13 10 (2.49%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.74%) GIS
15 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
16 5 (1.24%) MSDE
17 4 (1.00%) KDB
18 3 (0.75%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 40 (9.95%) Maven
2 32 (7.96%) Selenium
3 27 (6.72%) Git (software)
3 27 (6.72%) Jenkins
4 22 (5.47%) Ant
5 20 (4.98%) FitNesse
5 20 (4.98%) Subversion
6 14 (3.48%) JIRA
7 13 (3.23%) JUnit
8 10 (2.49%) Visual Studio
9 9 (2.24%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.24%) Gradle
10 8 (1.99%) ClearCase
11 7 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.49%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.24%) Vagrant
13 5 (1.24%) Xdebug
14 3 (0.75%) Mockito
14 3 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (0.75%) TestNG
General
1 148 (36.82%) Finance
2 101 (25.12%) Banking
3 65 (16.17%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.47%) Investment Banking
5 21 (5.22%) Games
6 13 (3.23%) Back Office
7 10 (2.49%) Front Office
8 4 (1.00%) Legal
9 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 153 (38.06%) Developer
2 68 (16.92%) Python Developer
3 57 (14.18%) Analyst
4 42 (10.45%) Java Developer
5 39 (9.70%) Software Engineer
6 24 (5.97%) Business Analyst
6 24 (5.97%) QA Engineer
7 21 (5.22%) Senior Developer
7 21 (5.22%) Test Engineer
8 19 (4.73%) Automation Engineer
8 19 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (4.48%) C++ Developer
10 17 (4.23%) Administrator
10 17 (4.23%) Agile Business Analyst
10 17 (4.23%) Designer
10 17 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
11 16 (3.98%) Digital Designer
11 16 (3.98%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (15.42%) Web Services
2 48 (11.94%) HTML
3 45 (11.19%) CSS
4 41 (10.20%) XML
5 39 (9.70%) Spring
6 35 (8.71%) Hibernate
7 31 (7.71%) Middleware
8 26 (6.47%) .NET
9 21 (5.22%) Drools
10 20 (4.98%) Castor
10 20 (4.98%) jBPM
11 18 (4.48%) FIX Protocol
12 16 (3.98%) Flash
13 14 (3.48%) REST
14 13 (3.23%) SOAP
15 12 (2.99%) JSON
16 11 (2.74%) XML Schema
17 10 (2.49%) AngularJS
17 10 (2.49%) J2EE
17 10 (2.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.95%) Computer Science
2 41 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (8.71%) Market Risk
4 32 (7.96%) Fixed Income
5 28 (6.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (6.72%) Derivative
7 21 (5.22%) Visualisation
8 19 (4.73%) Psychology
9 18 (4.48%) 3D Graphics
10 17 (4.23%) Animation
10 17 (4.23%) Augmented Reality
10 17 (4.23%) User Experience
11 16 (3.98%) Mathematics
12 13 (3.23%) Physics
13 12 (2.99%) Data Integration
14 10 (2.49%) Replication
15 9 (2.24%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 9 (2.24%) Mobile App
16 7 (1.74%) Data Centre
16 7 (1.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 128 (31.84%) Linux
2 73 (18.16%) Unix
3 37 (9.20%) Windows
4 22 (5.47%) Android
5 13 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.74%) CentOS
7 6 (1.49%) Debian
7 6 (1.49%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.24%) Solaris
8 5 (1.24%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.25%) AIX
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (22.39%) TDD
3 80 (19.90%) OO
4 64 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (13.93%) Software Engineering
6 49 (12.19%) Scrum
7 40 (9.95%) Open Source
8 39 (9.70%) DevOps
9 38 (9.45%) Risk Management
9 38 (9.45%) SDLC
10 33 (8.21%) Automated Testing
11 32 (7.96%) Business Analysis
12 31 (7.71%) Analytics
13 29 (7.21%) High Availability
14 27 (6.72%) Multithreading
14 27 (6.72%) System Testing
15 24 (5.97%) BDD
16 23 (5.72%) Unit Testing
17 22 (5.47%) Low Latency
18 20 (4.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 234 (58.21%) Java
2 142 (35.32%) SQL
3 117 (29.10%) C++
4 109 (27.11%) C#
5 80 (19.90%) JavaScript
6 70 (17.41%) Perl
7 67 (16.67%) Ruby
8 37 (9.20%) PHP
9 33 (8.21%) Shell Script
10 30 (7.46%) PL/SQL
11 28 (6.97%) Bash Shell
12 25 (6.22%) C
13 20 (4.98%) Groovy
14 16 (3.98%) T-SQL
15 12 (2.99%) Scala
15 12 (2.99%) Smalltalk
16 11 (2.74%) PowerShell
16 11 (2.74%) XPath
17 7 (1.74%) SPARQL
17 7 (1.74%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 159 (39.55%) Degree
2 3 (0.75%) CCNA
2 3 (0.75%) CCNP
2 3 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (0.75%) ISEB
3 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.25%) CCIE
4 1 (0.25%) CISSP
4 1 (0.25%) JNCIE
4 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.71%) QA
2 7 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.24%) Varnish
1 5 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.00%) Squid
3 3 (0.75%) Docker
3 3 (0.75%) Firmware
3 3 (0.75%) LXC
3 3 (0.75%) NFS
4 2 (0.50%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.50%) HDFS
4 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (8.71%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (8.46%) Puppet
3 8 (1.99%) Ansible
4 7 (1.74%) Capistrano
4 7 (1.74%) Nagios
5 6 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 5 (1.24%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.00%) Packer
8 2 (0.50%) Ambari
8 2 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.50%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.50%) Munin
8 2 (0.50%) Oozie
9 1 (0.25%) Graphite
9 1 (0.25%) Icinga
9 1 (0.25%) Iperf
9 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 61 (15.17%) Oracle
2 47 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.22%) Sybase
4 17 (4.23%) Adobe
5 14 (3.48%) Google
6 11 (2.74%) Informatica
6 11 (2.74%) Rackspace
6 11 (2.74%) SAP
7 7 (1.74%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.74%) Cegedim Rx
7 7 (1.74%) VMware
8 6 (1.49%) Cisco
8 6 (1.49%) F5
8 6 (1.49%) Juniper
9 5 (1.24%) New Relic
10 4 (1.00%) Sourcefire
10 4 (1.00%) StreamBase
11 3 (0.75%) Perforce
11 3 (0.75%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.75%) Splunk
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