The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 41 54 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +28
Permanent jobs citing Python 184 127 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.09% 3.92% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.28% 7.04% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 108 82 64
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £54,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1983 1803 1596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 54.87% 55.70% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1182 1128
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,040 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
Edinburgh +6 84 £41,500 -1.19% 10
Glasgow 0 79 £46,000 -12.38% 10
Dundee +9 12 £40,000 -2.42% 1
West Lothian - 3 £47,500 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Aberdeen +8 1 £26,500 -33.75%
Midlothian - 1 £31,000 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 243 (64.29%) Java
2 147 (38.89%) Linux
3 145 (38.36%) JavaScript
4 132 (34.92%) Ruby
5 116 (30.69%) Perl
6 114 (30.16%) SQL
7 113 (29.89%) OO
8 94 (24.87%) C++
9 86 (22.75%) UNIX
10 84 (22.22%) C#
10 84 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 83 (21.96%) HTML
12 79 (20.90%) Open Source
13 78 (20.63%) Oracle
14 76 (20.11%) Finance
15 68 (17.99%) PHP
16 65 (17.20%) Software Engineering
17 63 (16.67%) HTML5
18 62 (16.40%) Hibernate
18 62 (16.40%) CSS
19 59 (15.61%) Spring
20 58 (15.34%) Computer Science
21 56 (14.81%) Degree
22 54 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
22 54 (14.29%) NoSQL
23 53 (14.02%) PostgreSQL
24 49 (12.96%) Web Services
25 46 (12.17%) jQuery
26 45 (11.90%) .NET
26 45 (11.90%) Business Analysis

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 36 (9.52%) Apache
2 31 (8.20%) WebLogic
3 27 (7.14%) Drupal
4 22 (5.82%) Node.js
5 20 (5.29%) Tomcat
6 19 (5.03%) SugarCRM
6 19 (5.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (2.12%) Alfresco
7 8 (2.12%) IIS
7 8 (2.12%) SAS
8 6 (1.59%) Lync
8 6 (1.59%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.32%) ArcGIS
9 5 (1.32%) nginx
10 4 (1.06%) Joomla!
10 4 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.79%) GemFire
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.79%) Mule
12 2 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.12%) GIMP
1 8 (2.12%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.79%) MS Office
2 3 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.12%) SaaS
2 8 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.85%) OpenShift
3 7 (1.85%) Google Compute Engine
3 7 (1.85%) Heroku
4 3 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.53%) GitHub
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.56%) Internet
2 9 (2.38%) HTTP
2 9 (2.38%) LDAP
3 5 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.06%) DNS
5 2 (0.53%) Network Security
5 2 (0.53%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.53%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.53%) IPsec
5 2 (0.53%) Firewall
5 2 (0.53%) Intranet
5 2 (0.53%) Extranet
5 2 (0.53%) WAN
5 2 (0.53%) DHCP
6 1 (0.26%) CDMA
6 1 (0.26%) LAN
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) SNMP
6 1 (0.26%) SSL
6 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 53 (14.02%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (11.64%) MongoDB
4 40 (10.58%) Big Data
4 40 (10.58%) Relational Database
5 36 (9.52%) MySQL
6 34 (8.99%) Oracle Database
7 30 (7.94%) RDBMS
8 28 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (6.61%) SQL Server
9 25 (6.61%) Pentaho
10 19 (5.03%) KDB
10 19 (5.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (5.03%) Oracle ODI
11 18 (4.76%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.85%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.59%) Couchbase
14 4 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
16 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (9.26%) Ant
2 27 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 24 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 22 (5.82%) Selenium
5 20 (5.29%) Maven
6 17 (4.50%) Subversion
6 17 (4.50%) Talend Open Studio
7 12 (3.17%) WebDriver
8 11 (2.91%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.91%) Jasmine
9 10 (2.65%) JIRA
9 10 (2.65%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.32%) Bugzilla
11 5 (1.32%) FogBugz
11 5 (1.32%) RSpec
12 3 (0.79%) Gradle
12 3 (0.79%) Fiddler
12 3 (0.79%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (20.11%) Finance
2 24 (6.35%) Front Office
3 20 (5.29%) Banking
4 12 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.38%) Games
6 6 (1.59%) Advertising
7 3 (0.79%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.79%) Marketing
8 2 (0.53%) Legal
8 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
9 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.26%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 203 (53.70%) Developer
2 58 (15.34%) Software Engineer
3 44 (11.64%) Java Developer
4 35 (9.26%) Software Developer
5 27 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 22 (5.82%) Analyst
7 21 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 20 (5.29%) Python Developer
9 18 (4.76%) Middleware Specialist
9 18 (4.76%) Development Engineer
9 18 (4.76%) QA Engineer
10 17 (4.50%) Business Analyst
11 16 (4.23%) WPF Developer
11 16 (4.23%) Graduate
12 15 (3.97%) Junior
12 15 (3.97%) Technical Analyst
12 15 (3.97%) Technical Business Analyst
12 15 (3.97%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
12 15 (3.97%) Technical Leader
12 15 (3.97%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (21.96%) HTML
2 63 (16.67%) HTML5
3 62 (16.40%) Hibernate
3 62 (16.40%) CSS
4 59 (15.61%) Spring
5 49 (12.96%) Web Services
6 46 (12.17%) jQuery
7 45 (11.90%) .NET
8 43 (11.38%) XML
9 32 (8.47%) Middleware
10 29 (7.67%) SOAP
11 28 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
12 23 (6.08%) ASP.NET
12 23 (6.08%) J2EE
13 22 (5.82%) LESS
13 22 (5.82%) XSLT
14 19 (5.03%) CSS3
15 17 (4.50%) WPF
16 16 (4.23%) PostGIS
16 16 (4.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (20.90%) Open Source
2 58 (15.34%) Computer Science
3 25 (6.61%) GIS
4 23 (6.08%) Derivative
5 19 (5.03%) Equities
6 17 (4.50%) Credit Risk
7 16 (4.23%) Data Integration
8 13 (3.44%) Mathematics
9 12 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (2.12%) Physics
10 8 (2.12%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.12%) PKI
10 8 (2.12%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (1.32%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.32%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.32%) Statistics
12 4 (1.06%) Life Science
12 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.53%) Informatics
13 2 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 147 (38.89%) Linux
2 86 (22.75%) UNIX
3 44 (11.64%) Windows
4 32 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (7.41%) Ubuntu
6 19 (5.03%) Mac OS X
7 12 (3.17%) Solaris
8 8 (2.12%) CentOS
9 7 (1.85%) AIX
10 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.32%) OpenSolaris
10 5 (1.32%) Android
10 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.53%) Fedora
11 2 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.53%) OS/2
12 1 (0.26%) Debian
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (29.89%) OO
2 84 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (17.20%) Software Engineering
4 54 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (11.90%) Business Analysis
6 42 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 35 (9.26%) OOP
8 34 (8.99%) MVC
9 33 (8.73%) Scrum
10 31 (8.20%) Web Development
11 29 (7.67%) SOA
12 27 (7.14%) TDD
13 19 (5.03%) BPMN
14 18 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (3.97%) Software Architecture
16 14 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
17 13 (3.44%) Refactoring
17 13 (3.44%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (3.44%) DevOps
18 12 (3.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 243 (64.29%) Java
2 145 (38.36%) JavaScript
3 132 (34.92%) Ruby
4 116 (30.69%) Perl
5 114 (30.16%) SQL
6 94 (24.87%) C++
7 84 (22.22%) C#
8 68 (17.99%) PHP
9 41 (10.85%) Jython
10 39 (10.32%) PL/SQL
11 31 (8.20%) Scala
12 30 (7.94%) Shell Script
13 24 (6.35%) Bash Shell
14 20 (5.29%) C
15 19 (5.03%) XQuery
15 19 (5.03%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 13 (3.44%) Objective-C
16 13 (3.44%) CoffeeScript
17 11 (2.91%) PowerShell
18 8 (2.12%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 56 (14.81%) Degree
2 14 (3.70%) Postgraduate
3 8 (2.12%) PhD
4 5 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.79%) ISEB
5 3 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.26%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.85%) Docker
3 5 (1.32%) HDFS
3 5 (1.32%) vSphere
3 5 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.53%) Snort
5 1 (0.26%) NFS
5 1 (0.26%) Samba
5 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 23 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (5.82%) Puppet
3 19 (5.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 19 (5.03%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (2.12%) CFEngine
5 5 (1.32%) Nagios
5 5 (1.32%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.79%) Salt
6 3 (0.79%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.53%) Munin
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.26%) SCCM
8 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (20.63%) Oracle
2 42 (11.11%) JBoss
3 29 (7.67%) Red Hat
4 22 (5.82%) Microsoft
5 17 (4.50%) VMware
5 17 (4.50%) Talend
6 14 (3.70%) Google
7 11 (2.91%) Sybase
8 9 (2.38%) Dell
9 8 (2.12%) Adobe
10 6 (1.59%) Cisco
10 6 (1.59%) NetApp
11 5 (1.32%) ESRI
11 5 (1.32%) StreamBase
11 5 (1.32%) Veeam
12 4 (1.06%) Tableau
12 4 (1.06%) Jaspersoft
13 3 (0.79%) New Relic
13 3 (0.79%) SaltStack
13 3 (0.79%) Wall Street Systems
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago