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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 41 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Python 149 119 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.24% 3.92% 5.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.31% 7.62% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55 85 114
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
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
1445 1561 2039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.83% 51.40% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 784 985 1391
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Glasgow +28 116 £34,250 -31.50% 11
Edinburgh -21 32 £35,000 -13.84% 11
Dundee - 2 £54,000 -
Fife -5 1 - - 1
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 183 (62.46%) Java
2 139 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (36.86%) SQL
4 103 (35.15%) Degree
5 100 (34.13%) Finance
6 92 (31.40%) OO
7 84 (28.67%) Linux
7 84 (28.67%) C++
8 81 (27.65%) C#
9 75 (25.60%) Perl
10 69 (23.55%) TDD
11 66 (22.53%) JavaScript
12 65 (22.18%) Ruby
13 58 (19.80%) Unix
14 55 (18.77%) Relational Database
15 50 (17.06%) Software Engineering
15 50 (17.06%) Unit Testing
16 49 (16.72%) XML
17 46 (15.70%) Spring
17 46 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
17 46 (15.70%) Analytics
18 45 (15.36%) HTML
19 42 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
19 42 (14.33%) SDLC
20 40 (13.65%) Selenium
20 40 (13.65%) Derivative
20 40 (13.65%) Oracle
20 40 (13.65%) Banking
21 39 (13.31%) CSS
21 39 (13.31%) Computer Science

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 23 (7.85%) JBoss
2 20 (6.83%) Apache
3 18 (6.14%) MQSeries
4 17 (5.80%) Apache Spark
5 15 (5.12%) Oracle Coherence
6 13 (4.44%) SAS
7 9 (3.07%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.39%) GeoServer
8 7 (2.39%) IIS
8 7 (2.39%) Jetty
8 7 (2.39%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.05%) GemFire
9 6 (2.05%) Node.js
10 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.68%) Apache Qpid
11 2 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.68%) Moodle
11 2 (0.68%) Mule
11 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (7.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 19 (6.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 19 (6.48%) InDesign
2 19 (6.48%) Photoshop
3 12 (4.10%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.71%) Stata
5 4 (1.37%) MS Office
5 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (5.12%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.05%) RMDS
3 3 (1.02%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.12%) PaaS
2 13 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.44%) IaaS
3 12 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (3.07%) Amazon S3
4 9 (3.07%) GitHub
5 4 (1.37%) SaaS
6 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.68%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.68%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.68%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.12%) Firewall
2 13 (4.44%) HTTP
3 10 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.07%) Network Security
5 8 (2.73%) Internet
6 7 (2.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.37%) LAN
7 4 (1.37%) OSPF
7 4 (1.37%) RS-232
7 4 (1.37%) RS-485
8 3 (1.02%) BGP
8 3 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.02%) FTP
8 3 (1.02%) Multicast
8 3 (1.02%) SNMP
8 3 (1.02%) VPN
9 2 (0.68%) AMQP
9 2 (0.68%) FWSM
9 2 (0.68%) IPv6
9 2 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.77%) Relational Database
2 31 (10.58%) Big Data
3 30 (10.24%) RDBMS
4 28 (9.56%) Hadoop
5 25 (8.53%) NoSQL
5 25 (8.53%) SQL Server
6 23 (7.85%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (6.14%) Oracle Database
8 17 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (4.78%) MongoDB
10 12 (4.10%) BigTable
11 11 (3.75%) MySQL
12 9 (3.07%) GIS
13 7 (2.39%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.71%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.71%) Redis
15 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (1.02%) MS Access
15 3 (1.02%) Neo4j
15 3 (1.02%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 40 (13.65%) Selenium
2 35 (11.95%) Maven
3 33 (11.26%) Git (software)
4 26 (8.87%) Cucumber
5 24 (8.19%) Jenkins
5 24 (8.19%) Subversion
6 23 (7.85%) JIRA
7 20 (6.83%) FitNesse
8 19 (6.48%) JUnit
9 14 (4.78%) Visual Studio
10 11 (3.75%) Eclipse
11 10 (3.41%) TestNG
12 9 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (2.73%) WebDriver
14 6 (2.05%) Ant
14 6 (2.05%) HP UFT
15 5 (1.71%) JBehave
15 5 (1.71%) Robot Framework
16 4 (1.37%) TestComplete
17 3 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 100 (34.13%) Finance
2 40 (13.65%) Banking
3 21 (7.17%) Back Office
4 16 (5.46%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.75%) Front Office
5 11 (3.75%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.07%) Games
7 5 (1.71%) Private Banking
7 5 (1.71%) Retail
8 3 (1.02%) Legal
8 3 (1.02%) Publishing
9 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.68%) Billing
9 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 122 (41.64%) Developer
2 39 (13.31%) Java Developer
3 35 (11.95%) Python Developer
4 28 (9.56%) Software Engineer
5 24 (8.19%) Lead Developer
5 24 (8.19%) Test Engineer
6 19 (6.48%) Designer
6 19 (6.48%) Digital Designer
7 18 (6.14%) Analyst
8 15 (5.12%) Tester
9 14 (4.78%) Lead Java Developer
9 14 (4.78%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.44%) Applications Developer
10 13 (4.44%) Big Data Developer
10 13 (4.44%) Software Developer
10 13 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (4.10%) Test Automation Engineer
12 10 (3.41%) QA Engineer
12 10 (3.41%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (16.72%) XML
2 46 (15.70%) Spring
3 45 (15.36%) HTML
4 39 (13.31%) CSS
5 33 (11.26%) REST
6 31 (10.58%) JSON
7 27 (9.22%) .NET
8 26 (8.87%) Hibernate
9 24 (8.19%) SOAP
10 22 (7.51%) Drools
11 21 (7.17%) Middleware
12 20 (6.83%) Web Services
13 19 (6.48%) Flash
14 17 (5.80%) FIX Protocol
14 17 (5.80%) HTML5
15 16 (5.46%) jBPM
16 15 (5.12%) Castor
16 15 (5.12%) jQuery
16 15 (5.12%) XML Schema
17 12 (4.10%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (13.65%) Derivative
3 39 (13.31%) Computer Science
3 39 (13.31%) Visualisation
4 31 (10.58%) User Experience
5 30 (10.24%) Market Risk
6 28 (9.56%) Fixed Income
7 26 (8.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 20 (6.83%) 3D Graphics
9 19 (6.48%) Animation
9 19 (6.48%) Augmented Reality
9 19 (6.48%) Psychology
10 17 (5.80%) Mathematics
10 17 (5.80%) OTC Derivatives
11 14 (4.78%) Data Centre
12 12 (4.10%) Management Information System
13 10 (3.41%) Credit Risk
13 10 (3.41%) Equities
13 10 (3.41%) Grid Computing
14 9 (3.07%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 84 (28.67%) Linux
2 58 (19.80%) Unix
3 36 (12.29%) Windows
4 11 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.41%) Android
6 5 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.02%) CentOS
7 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.68%) Debian
9 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Solaris
9 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (31.40%) OO
3 69 (23.55%) TDD
4 50 (17.06%) Software Engineering
4 50 (17.06%) Unit Testing
5 46 (15.70%) Analytics
6 42 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (14.33%) SDLC
7 37 (12.63%) Scrum
8 36 (12.29%) BDD
9 30 (10.24%) Open Source
10 25 (8.53%) Mentoring
10 25 (8.53%) Risk Management
11 23 (7.85%) Automated Testing
11 23 (7.85%) Test Automation
12 21 (7.17%) Automation Testing
12 21 (7.17%) Service Delivery
13 19 (6.48%) 3D Visualisation
13 19 (6.48%) Ethnography
13 19 (6.48%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 183 (62.46%) Java
2 108 (36.86%) SQL
3 84 (28.67%) C++
4 81 (27.65%) C#
5 75 (25.60%) Perl
6 66 (22.53%) JavaScript
7 65 (22.18%) Ruby
8 33 (11.26%) PL/SQL
9 23 (7.85%) Bash Shell
10 21 (7.17%) C
11 20 (6.83%) PHP
12 19 (6.48%) Shell Script
13 16 (5.46%) Groovy
14 14 (4.78%) PowerShell
15 12 (4.10%) XPath
16 11 (3.75%) Scala
17 10 (3.41%) Smalltalk
18 7 (2.39%) Jython
18 7 (2.39%) R
19 5 (1.71%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 103 (35.15%) Degree
2 6 (2.05%) CCNP
2 6 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.71%) PhD
3 5 (1.71%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.37%) CCNA
5 3 (1.02%) CISSP
5 3 (1.02%) ISEB
5 3 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.68%) CCIE
6 2 (0.68%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.34%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.17%) QA
System Software
1 15 (5.12%) Docker
2 6 (2.05%) Squid
2 6 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.37%) Firmware
3 4 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.02%) Varnish
5 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.68%) XenApp
5 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.07%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.07%) Mesos
3 7 (2.39%) Puppet
4 6 (2.05%) Ansible
5 4 (1.37%) Nagios
5 4 (1.37%) QRadar
6 3 (1.02%) Fluentd
6 3 (1.02%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.02%) Nessus
6 3 (1.02%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 2 (0.68%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.68%) Oozie
7 2 (0.68%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.34%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.34%) MOM
8 1 (0.34%) Munin
8 1 (0.34%) Packer
Vendors
1 40 (13.65%) Oracle
2 20 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.48%) Adobe
3 19 (6.48%) Sybase
4 14 (4.78%) Informatica
5 11 (3.75%) Cisco
6 10 (3.41%) Tableau
7 9 (3.07%) Juniper
8 7 (2.39%) Cegedim Rx
8 7 (2.39%) F5
8 7 (2.39%) Sourcefire
8 7 (2.39%) VMware
9 5 (1.71%) Greenplum
9 5 (1.71%) HP
9 5 (1.71%) Sun
10 4 (1.37%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.37%) Splunk
11 3 (1.02%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.02%) Qualys
11 3 (1.02%) Zend
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