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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 47 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 138 172 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.49% 5.26% 4.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.50% 9.65% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 98 116 64
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
1624 1783 1643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.80% 54.51% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1131 1144
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -7 70 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Glasgow +3 55 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Aberdeen - 2 £47,500 - 1
West Lothian - 2 £40,000 -
Fife +1 1 £28,500 -33.72%
Midlothian - 1 £45,000 -
Stirling - 1 £45,000 -
East Lothian - 1 £20,500 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 191 (64.09%) Java
2 116 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (38.59%) Linux
4 108 (36.24%) Finance
5 91 (30.54%) JavaScript
6 88 (29.53%) Perl
7 77 (25.84%) SQL
8 76 (25.50%) C++
9 72 (24.16%) Ruby
10 69 (23.15%) Degree
11 64 (21.48%) Relational Database
12 59 (19.80%) Web Services
12 59 (19.80%) TDD
13 57 (19.13%) C#
14 55 (18.46%) PHP
15 54 (18.12%) Software Engineering
16 51 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
17 47 (15.77%) OO
18 44 (14.77%) Scrum
19 43 (14.43%) Banking
20 42 (14.09%) Puppet
21 41 (13.76%) Open Source
21 41 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
22 40 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
23 36 (12.08%) Computer Science
23 36 (12.08%) NoSQL
24 35 (11.74%) Analytics
25 34 (11.41%) UNIX
25 34 (11.41%) Spring
26 32 (10.74%) Oracle

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (7.05%) Apache
2 20 (6.71%) JBoss
3 13 (4.36%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.03%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.36%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.68%) nginx
7 7 (2.35%) Node.js
7 7 (2.35%) SugarCRM
8 6 (2.01%) ArcGIS
8 6 (2.01%) IIS
8 6 (2.01%) Alfresco
8 6 (2.01%) Mule
9 5 (1.68%) Drupal
9 5 (1.68%) Lync
9 5 (1.68%) SAS
10 4 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.34%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.01%) Joomla!
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 51 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.70%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (4.70%) Google Compute Engine
2 14 (4.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.01%) Heroku
4 6 (2.01%) OpenShift
4 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.01%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.04%) HTTP
2 11 (3.69%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.01%) Firewall
4 5 (1.68%) Internet
5 4 (1.34%) DNS
5 4 (1.34%) SNMP
5 4 (1.34%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.34%) tcpdump
6 3 (1.01%) SMTP
6 3 (1.01%) SSL
7 2 (0.67%) VPN
7 2 (0.67%) DHCP
7 2 (0.67%) IPsec
7 2 (0.67%) SSH
7 2 (0.67%) Network Security
8 1 (0.34%) LDAP
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.34%) Fast Ethernet
8 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.34%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (21.48%) Relational Database
2 36 (12.08%) NoSQL
3 29 (9.73%) RDBMS
4 27 (9.06%) MySQL
5 26 (8.72%) Hadoop
6 25 (8.39%) SQL Server
6 25 (8.39%) Big Data
7 20 (6.71%) MongoDB
8 19 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (4.70%) Pentaho
10 13 (4.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (3.69%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (2.35%) Apache Hive
13 7 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.68%) Snowflake Schema
14 5 (1.68%) Star Schema
15 4 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (8.05%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.71%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.37%) Selenium
4 13 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (4.36%) Maven
5 12 (4.03%) JIRA
5 12 (4.03%) Talend Open Studio
6 10 (3.36%) Bugzilla
7 9 (3.02%) Subversion
7 9 (3.02%) FogBugz
8 6 (2.01%) Ant
8 6 (2.01%) JUnit
8 6 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.68%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.34%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.01%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.01%) Hudson
11 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.01%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.67%) TestNG
General
1 108 (36.24%) Finance
2 43 (14.43%) Banking
3 31 (10.40%) Telecoms
4 23 (7.72%) Games
5 20 (6.71%) Front Office
6 11 (3.69%) Marketing
7 10 (3.36%) Retail
8 8 (2.68%) Aerospace
9 6 (2.01%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
11 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.34%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 111 (37.25%) Developer
2 43 (14.43%) Python Developer
3 35 (11.74%) Software Engineer
4 32 (10.74%) Java Developer
5 27 (9.06%) Analyst
6 19 (6.38%) QA Engineer
7 18 (6.04%) Architect
8 14 (4.70%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.36%) Software Developer
10 11 (3.69%) Test Engineer
10 11 (3.69%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (3.69%) Technical Business Analyst
11 10 (3.36%) Technical Manager
11 10 (3.36%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.02%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.02%) Junior
12 9 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.02%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
12 9 (3.02%) Technical Leader
12 9 (3.02%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (19.80%) Web Services
2 34 (11.41%) Spring
3 31 (10.40%) Middleware
4 26 (8.72%) Hibernate
5 23 (7.72%) .NET
6 22 (7.38%) HTML
7 19 (6.38%) JMS
7 19 (6.38%) XML
8 18 (6.04%) CSS
8 18 (6.04%) Java EE
9 14 (4.70%) jQuery
9 14 (4.70%) HTML5
10 11 (3.69%) AngularJS
11 9 (3.02%) Django
12 8 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
13 7 (2.35%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (2.01%) JSON
14 6 (2.01%) J2EE
14 6 (2.01%) ASP.NET
14 6 (2.01%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.76%) Open Source
2 36 (12.08%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.37%) Derivative
4 12 (4.03%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.03%) Data Integration
5 11 (3.69%) Credit Risk
6 10 (3.36%) Mathematics
7 9 (3.02%) Statistics
8 7 (2.35%) Physics
8 7 (2.35%) GIS
8 7 (2.35%) Xbox
9 6 (2.01%) EPoS
10 5 (1.68%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.34%) Social Media
12 3 (1.01%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.01%) User Experience
12 3 (1.01%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.01%) Equities
13 2 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 115 (38.59%) Linux
2 34 (11.41%) UNIX
3 26 (8.72%) Windows
4 17 (5.70%) Ubuntu
5 12 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.02%) CentOS
7 8 (2.68%) Solaris
8 6 (2.01%) Android
8 6 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.68%) OpenSolaris
9 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.34%) Fedora
11 3 (1.01%) OS/2
12 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (19.80%) TDD
3 54 (18.12%) Software Engineering
4 47 (15.77%) OO
5 44 (14.77%) Scrum
6 40 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (11.74%) Analytics
8 27 (9.06%) Automated Testing
9 24 (8.05%) Configuration Management
10 20 (6.71%) OOD
10 20 (6.71%) DevOps
11 17 (5.70%) MVC
11 17 (5.70%) Multithreading
11 17 (5.70%) Test Scripting
12 16 (5.37%) Regression Testing
12 16 (5.37%) MapReduce
13 13 (4.36%) Project Management
13 13 (4.36%) OOP
14 12 (4.03%) Black-Box Testing
14 12 (4.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 191 (64.09%) Java
2 91 (30.54%) JavaScript
3 88 (29.53%) Perl
4 77 (25.84%) SQL
5 76 (25.50%) C++
6 72 (24.16%) Ruby
7 57 (19.13%) C#
8 55 (18.46%) PHP
9 29 (9.73%) Shell Script
10 26 (8.72%) Bash Shell
11 25 (8.39%) C
12 14 (4.70%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.36%) PL/SQL
13 10 (3.36%) VB.NET
14 8 (2.68%) Scala
15 6 (2.01%) R
15 6 (2.01%) Jython
16 4 (1.34%) Lisp
16 4 (1.34%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.34%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 69 (23.15%) Degree
2 10 (3.36%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (2.68%) ISEB
5 5 (1.68%) PhD
6 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.34%) MCSE
7 1 (0.34%) MCSA
7 1 (0.34%) CISSP
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.34%) SSCP
7 1 (0.34%) GIAC
7 1 (0.34%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.74%) QA
2 4 (1.34%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.02%) Docker
3 5 (1.68%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.68%) vSphere
4 4 (1.34%) Snort
5 1 (0.34%) Squid
5 1 (0.34%) NFS
5 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) Firmware
5 1 (0.34%) RACF
5 1 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 42 (14.09%) Puppet
2 41 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (4.70%) CFEngine
4 12 (4.03%) Nagios
5 6 (2.01%) ZABBIX
5 6 (2.01%) Munin
5 6 (2.01%) Graphite
6 5 (1.68%) Salt
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.67%) SCCM
8 2 (0.67%) SCOM
8 2 (0.67%) OpenView
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 32 (10.74%) Oracle
2 27 (9.06%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.71%) Google
4 16 (5.37%) VMware
4 16 (5.37%) IBM
5 13 (4.36%) Red Hat
5 13 (4.36%) Dell
6 12 (4.03%) Talend
7 9 (3.02%) Sybase
7 9 (3.02%) SAP
8 6 (2.01%) Cisco
8 6 (2.01%) New Relic
9 5 (1.68%) SaltStack
9 5 (1.68%) Veeam
9 5 (1.68%) NetApp
9 5 (1.68%) ESRI
10 4 (1.34%) Apple
11 2 (0.67%) HP
11 2 (0.67%) Twitter
12 1 (0.34%) Rackspace
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + superb benefits
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The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
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The People Network
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