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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 40 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Python 164 198 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.33% 6.06% 4.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.14% 11.04% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 123 136 70
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,994 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
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
1618 1793 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.55% 54.90% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 1156 1064
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Edinburgh 0 75 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Glasgow -6 70 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Fife +4 2 £28,500 -33.72% 2
Midlothian - 1 £45,000 -
Stirling - 1 £45,000 - 1
East Lothian - 1 £20,500 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 199 (64.40%) Java
2 132 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (42.39%) Linux
4 128 (41.42%) Finance
5 103 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 90 (29.13%) Degree
7 82 (26.54%) Perl
8 78 (25.24%) TDD
9 76 (24.60%) Amazon AWS
10 75 (24.27%) SQL
11 73 (23.62%) Web Services
12 70 (22.65%) C++
13 69 (22.33%) Ruby
14 60 (19.42%) Banking
15 59 (19.09%) Software Engineering
16 55 (17.80%) C#
17 54 (17.48%) Scrum
17 54 (17.48%) Relational Database
18 53 (17.15%) Puppet
18 53 (17.15%) PHP
19 51 (16.50%) Opscode Chef
20 50 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
21 47 (15.21%) Telecoms
22 45 (14.56%) OO
23 40 (12.94%) Open Source
24 34 (11.00%) Spring
24 34 (11.00%) Analytics
25 33 (10.68%) QA
25 33 (10.68%) Shell Script
26 32 (10.36%) UNIX

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (6.80%) Apache
2 20 (6.47%) JBoss
3 11 (3.56%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.59%) Node.js
5 7 (2.27%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.29%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.29%) Mule
6 4 (1.29%) nginx
6 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.29%) SugarCRM
7 3 (0.97%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.97%) Drupal
7 3 (0.97%) SAS
7 3 (0.97%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.65%) IIS
8 2 (0.65%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 76 (24.60%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (7.44%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (3.88%) Google Compute Engine
5 10 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.62%) SaaS
6 5 (1.62%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.29%) Heroku
8 3 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.85%) HTTP
2 12 (3.88%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.27%) Firewall
4 4 (1.29%) SNMP
4 4 (1.29%) DNS
4 4 (1.29%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.29%) tcpdump
5 3 (0.97%) SMTP
5 3 (0.97%) SSL
6 2 (0.65%) IPsec
6 2 (0.65%) SSH
6 2 (0.65%) DHCP
6 2 (0.65%) VPN
7 1 (0.32%) Network Security
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.32%) Intranet
7 1 (0.32%) Internet
7 1 (0.32%) Extranet
7 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (17.48%) Relational Database
2 29 (9.39%) NoSQL
3 28 (9.06%) Hadoop
4 22 (7.12%) Big Data
5 21 (6.80%) RDBMS
6 19 (6.15%) MySQL
7 16 (5.18%) SQL Server
8 15 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (4.85%) MongoDB
9 11 (3.56%) Pentaho
10 9 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.91%) Apache Hive
11 8 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.62%) Snowflake Schema
13 5 (1.62%) Star Schema
14 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.97%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 22 (7.12%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.47%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.85%) Selenium
4 13 (4.21%) Maven
5 12 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.56%) JIRA
7 10 (3.24%) Talend Open Studio
8 9 (2.91%) JUnit
8 9 (2.91%) Bugzilla
9 8 (2.59%) FogBugz
10 6 (1.94%) Subversion
11 4 (1.29%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.29%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.97%) Hudson
12 3 (0.97%) Gradle
12 3 (0.97%) Fiddler
12 3 (0.97%) TestNG
12 3 (0.97%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.65%) Ant
General
1 128 (41.42%) Finance
2 60 (19.42%) Banking
3 47 (15.21%) Telecoms
4 27 (8.74%) Games
5 22 (7.12%) Front Office
6 12 (3.88%) Marketing
7 11 (3.56%) Retail
8 8 (2.59%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.94%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.65%) Electronics
10 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
11 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.32%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 112 (36.25%) Developer
2 46 (14.89%) Python Developer
3 36 (11.65%) Java Developer
4 35 (11.33%) Software Engineer
5 27 (8.74%) Analyst
6 21 (6.80%) QA Engineer
7 19 (6.15%) Architect
8 16 (5.18%) Business Analyst
9 11 (3.56%) Technical Manager
10 10 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (3.24%) Test Engineer
10 10 (3.24%) Technical Business Analyst
10 10 (3.24%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.24%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.24%) Technical Project Manager
10 10 (3.24%) Agile Project Manager
11 9 (2.91%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (2.91%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (2.91%) Support Engineer
11 9 (2.91%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (23.62%) Web Services
2 34 (11.00%) Spring
3 29 (9.39%) Middleware
4 25 (8.09%) Hibernate
5 20 (6.47%) HTML
6 19 (6.15%) JMS
7 18 (5.83%) CSS
8 17 (5.50%) .NET
8 17 (5.50%) jQuery
9 16 (5.18%) Java EE
10 14 (4.53%) HTML5
10 14 (4.53%) AngularJS
11 13 (4.21%) XML
12 11 (3.56%) J2EE
13 9 (2.91%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (2.91%) Django
14 8 (2.59%) JSON
14 8 (2.59%) CSS3
15 7 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
16 6 (1.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.94%) Open Source
2 30 (9.71%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.15%) Derivative
4 16 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.88%) Data Integration
5 12 (3.88%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.56%) Credit Risk
7 10 (3.24%) Xbox
8 7 (2.27%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.94%) GIS
9 6 (1.94%) Statistics
10 5 (1.62%) Physics
10 5 (1.62%) EPoS
10 5 (1.62%) Equities
11 4 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.29%) Social Media
12 3 (0.97%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.97%) User Experience
12 3 (0.97%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.97%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 131 (42.39%) Linux
2 32 (10.36%) UNIX
3 17 (5.50%) Windows
4 15 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.21%) Ubuntu
6 10 (3.24%) CentOS
7 5 (1.62%) Android
7 5 (1.62%) Solaris
8 4 (1.29%) Fedora
9 3 (0.97%) OS/2
10 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (25.24%) TDD
3 59 (19.09%) Software Engineering
4 54 (17.48%) Scrum
5 50 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (14.56%) OO
7 34 (11.00%) Analytics
8 30 (9.71%) Configuration Management
9 28 (9.06%) DevOps
10 27 (8.74%) Multithreading
11 24 (7.77%) Automated Testing
12 21 (6.80%) Test Scripting
13 20 (6.47%) OOD
14 19 (6.15%) Regression Testing
15 16 (5.18%) Black-Box Testing
16 14 (4.53%) MapReduce
17 11 (3.56%) Project Management
17 11 (3.56%) ETL
17 11 (3.56%) MVC
17 11 (3.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 199 (64.40%) Java
2 103 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 82 (26.54%) Perl
4 75 (24.27%) SQL
5 70 (22.65%) C++
6 69 (22.33%) Ruby
7 55 (17.80%) C#
8 53 (17.15%) PHP
9 33 (10.68%) Shell Script
10 22 (7.12%) C
11 19 (6.15%) Bash Shell
12 10 (3.24%) Scala
13 8 (2.59%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.27%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.94%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.94%) R
16 4 (1.29%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.97%) Clojure
17 3 (0.97%) Lua
17 3 (0.97%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 90 (29.13%) Degree
2 8 (2.59%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (1.94%) ISEB
5 3 (0.97%) PhD
6 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CISSP
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.32%) SSCP
7 1 (0.32%) MCSE
7 1 (0.32%) MCSA
7 1 (0.32%) CEH
7 1 (0.32%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.68%) QA
2 4 (1.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.27%) Docker
1 7 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.29%) Snort
3 1 (0.32%) vSphere
3 1 (0.32%) LXC
3 1 (0.32%) Squid
3 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.32%) Firmware
3 1 (0.32%) NFS
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) RACF
Systems Management
1 53 (17.15%) Puppet
2 51 (16.50%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (5.18%) Nagios
4 12 (3.88%) CFEngine
5 10 (3.24%) Munin
5 10 (3.24%) Graphite
6 6 (1.94%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.62%) Salt
8 2 (0.65%) OpenView
8 2 (0.65%) SCCM
8 2 (0.65%) SCOM
9 1 (0.32%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.50%) IBM
2 17 (5.50%) Google
3 16 (5.18%) Oracle
4 10 (3.24%) VMware
4 10 (3.24%) Talend
5 9 (2.91%) Dell
5 9 (2.91%) Apple
5 9 (2.91%) SAP
6 8 (2.59%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.94%) Sybase
7 6 (1.94%) New Relic
8 5 (1.62%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.65%) ESRI
9 2 (0.65%) Informatica
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco
9 2 (0.65%) HP
9 2 (0.65%) Twitter
10 1 (0.32%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.32%) Zend
Scotland
Cititec
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £1 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + pension, share options, medical etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + multiple
Posted: 5 days ago
Stirlingshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus Standard Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 12 days ago