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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 28 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 217 180 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.57% 5.64% 5.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.18% 11.04% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 81 103 115
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
1530 1630 2028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.37% 51.11% 55.27%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1032 1372
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +22 143 £40,000 -23.80% 12
Edinburgh -13 52 £50,000 +42.85% 18
Fife -6 6 £32,250 -7.85%
Dundee +9 1 £55,000 +53.84%
West Lothian +2 1 - -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 217 (62.00%) Java
2 132 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (37.43%) Finance
4 123 (35.14%) SQL
5 109 (31.14%) Linux
6 94 (26.86%) OO
7 92 (26.29%) C++
8 89 (25.43%) Degree
9 78 (22.29%) JavaScript
10 77 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
11 75 (21.43%) Perl
12 66 (18.86%) C#
13 65 (18.57%) HTML
14 59 (16.86%) Hadoop
15 57 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
16 55 (15.71%) Software Engineering
17 54 (15.43%) Ruby
18 53 (15.14%) Unix
18 53 (15.14%) Big Data
19 52 (14.86%) Relational Database
19 52 (14.86%) Git (software)
20 51 (14.57%) SDLC
21 50 (14.29%) Visualisation
22 49 (14.00%) CSS
22 49 (14.00%) TDD
23 47 (13.43%) Unit Testing
24 45 (12.86%) Banking
24 45 (12.86%) Oracle
24 45 (12.86%) Analytics
25 44 (12.57%) Derivative

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 37 (10.57%) Apache Spark
2 20 (5.71%) Apache
3 19 (5.43%) SAS
4 13 (3.71%) Apache Qpid
5 10 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (2.86%) MQSeries
6 9 (2.57%) nginx
7 8 (2.29%) JBoss
8 7 (2.00%) GeoServer
9 6 (1.71%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.43%) GemFire
11 4 (1.14%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.86%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.86%) IIS
12 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.57%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.57%) Moodle
13 2 (0.57%) Mule
13 2 (0.57%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 20 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 18 (5.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 18 (5.14%) InDesign
2 18 (5.14%) Photoshop
3 14 (4.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (2.00%) Stata
5 6 (1.71%) MS Office
6 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.57%) RMDS
2 3 (0.86%) Eikon
3 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (6.29%) PaaS
2 20 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.86%) GitHub
4 14 (4.00%) SaaS
5 12 (3.43%) IaaS
6 11 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (2.86%) Google App Engine
7 10 (2.86%) Google Compute Engine
7 10 (2.86%) Heroku
8 9 (2.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (2.57%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.00%) HTTP
2 20 (5.71%) Firewall
3 15 (4.29%) Internet
4 12 (3.43%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.86%) AMQP
5 10 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (1.71%) LAN
6 6 (1.71%) Multicast
7 5 (1.43%) Network Security
7 5 (1.43%) RS-232
7 5 (1.43%) RS-485
7 5 (1.43%) WAN
8 3 (0.86%) DNS
8 3 (0.86%) FTP
8 3 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.86%) OSPF
8 3 (0.86%) SNMP
9 2 (0.57%) BGP
9 2 (0.57%) IPsec
9 2 (0.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (16.86%) Hadoop
2 53 (15.14%) Big Data
3 52 (14.86%) Relational Database
4 36 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (9.14%) SQL Server
6 28 (8.00%) RDBMS
7 26 (7.43%) MongoDB
8 22 (6.29%) MySQL
9 18 (5.14%) NoSQL
10 17 (4.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (3.14%) Impala
11 11 (3.14%) Spotfire
12 10 (2.86%) Apache Hive
12 10 (2.86%) Data Mining
12 10 (2.86%) Sqoop
13 8 (2.29%) GIS
14 7 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (2.00%) Pentaho
15 6 (1.71%) Oracle Database
16 5 (1.43%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 52 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 39 (11.14%) Selenium
2 39 (11.14%) Subversion
3 38 (10.86%) Jenkins
4 28 (8.00%) JIRA
5 22 (6.29%) Cucumber
6 19 (5.43%) Maven
7 18 (5.14%) JUnit
8 10 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (2.86%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.57%) TestNG
9 9 (2.57%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.29%) WebDriver
11 7 (2.00%) Robot Framework
11 7 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (1.71%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.71%) Bugzilla
12 6 (1.71%) GitLab
12 6 (1.71%) HP UFT
General
1 131 (37.43%) Finance
2 45 (12.86%) Banking
3 15 (4.29%) Financial Institution
4 13 (3.71%) Back Office
5 12 (3.43%) Front Office
6 10 (2.86%) Billing
6 10 (2.86%) Games
7 8 (2.29%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.43%) Private Banking
8 5 (1.43%) Publishing
8 5 (1.43%) Retail
9 3 (0.86%) Legal
9 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.86%) Marketing
10 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.57%) Electronics
10 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 141 (40.29%) Developer
2 47 (13.43%) Python Developer
3 32 (9.14%) Java Developer
4 24 (6.86%) Big Data Developer
4 24 (6.86%) Software Engineer
5 21 (6.00%) Applications Developer
6 20 (5.71%) Designer
7 18 (5.14%) Digital Designer
7 18 (5.14%) Test Engineer
8 16 (4.57%) Analyst
8 16 (4.57%) Lead Developer
9 14 (4.00%) Data Scientist
9 14 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 11 (3.14%) C++ Developer
10 11 (3.14%) Tester
11 10 (2.86%) Architect
11 10 (2.86%) Automation Tester
11 10 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (2.86%) Senior Developer
11 10 (2.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.57%) HTML
2 49 (14.00%) CSS
3 38 (10.86%) XML
4 33 (9.43%) HTML5
5 32 (9.14%) JSON
6 30 (8.57%) REST
7 29 (8.29%) Spring
7 29 (8.29%) Web Services
8 25 (7.14%) .NET
9 23 (6.57%) D3.js
9 23 (6.57%) jQuery
10 21 (6.00%) AngularJS
11 18 (5.14%) Flash
11 18 (5.14%) SOAP
12 17 (4.86%) Middleware
13 15 (4.29%) CSS3
14 13 (3.71%) Java EE
14 13 (3.71%) Node.js
15 11 (3.14%) Drools
15 11 (3.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 44 (12.57%) Derivative
4 40 (11.43%) Computer Science
5 33 (9.43%) Market Risk
6 32 (9.14%) User Experience
7 28 (8.00%) OTC Derivatives
8 26 (7.43%) Mathematics
9 21 (6.00%) Grid Computing
10 20 (5.71%) Data Centre
10 20 (5.71%) Fixed Income
11 19 (5.43%) 3D Graphics
11 19 (5.43%) Psychology
12 18 (5.14%) Animation
12 18 (5.14%) Augmented Reality
12 18 (5.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (4.86%) Credit Risk
14 15 (4.29%) Equities
15 11 (3.14%) Statistics
15 11 (3.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 109 (31.14%) Linux
2 53 (15.14%) Unix
3 41 (11.71%) Windows
4 8 (2.29%) Android
4 8 (2.29%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.29%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.71%) CentOS
6 5 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.29%) Debian
8 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Solaris
8 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (26.86%) OO
3 57 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (15.71%) Software Engineering
5 51 (14.57%) SDLC
6 49 (14.00%) TDD
7 47 (13.43%) Unit Testing
8 45 (12.86%) Analytics
9 43 (12.29%) Scrum
10 31 (8.86%) Open Source
11 27 (7.71%) Service Delivery
12 26 (7.43%) Data Management
13 25 (7.14%) BDD
14 24 (6.86%) Regression Testing
14 24 (6.86%) Translating Business Requirements
15 23 (6.57%) Release Management
16 22 (6.29%) Automation Testing
17 21 (6.00%) Integration Testing
17 21 (6.00%) Prototyping
18 20 (5.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 217 (62.00%) Java
2 123 (35.14%) SQL
3 92 (26.29%) C++
4 78 (22.29%) JavaScript
5 75 (21.43%) Perl
6 66 (18.86%) C#
7 54 (15.43%) Ruby
8 31 (8.86%) PHP
9 29 (8.29%) Scala
10 27 (7.71%) Bash Shell
11 25 (7.14%) C
12 21 (6.00%) PL/SQL
13 20 (5.71%) PowerShell
14 17 (4.86%) Shell Script
15 13 (3.71%) R
16 10 (2.86%) Jython
17 6 (1.71%) C-shell
17 6 (1.71%) Dart
17 6 (1.71%) VBScript
18 5 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 89 (25.43%) Degree
2 9 (2.57%) ISEB
2 9 (2.57%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.00%) RHCE
4 6 (1.71%) PhD
5 5 (1.43%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.14%) CCNP
6 4 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.57%) CCNA
7 2 (0.57%) CISSP
7 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CCIE
8 1 (0.29%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.29%) SANS
8 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (8.29%) Docker
2 11 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.00%) Varnish
5 6 (1.71%) Squid
6 5 (1.43%) Firmware
6 5 (1.43%) XenApp
6 5 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.14%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.29%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (10.57%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (8.86%) Puppet
3 21 (6.00%) Ansible
4 10 (2.86%) CFEngine
4 10 (2.86%) Oozie
4 10 (2.86%) Rundeck
5 9 (2.57%) Kubernetes
5 9 (2.57%) Mesos
6 6 (1.71%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 4 (1.14%) Nagios
7 4 (1.14%) QRadar
8 3 (0.86%) Fluentd
8 3 (0.86%) MOM
8 3 (0.86%) Nessus
9 1 (0.29%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.29%) Munin
9 1 (0.29%) Packer
Vendors
1 45 (12.86%) Oracle
2 37 (10.57%) Sybase
3 31 (8.86%) Tableau
4 20 (5.71%) VMware
5 19 (5.43%) Adobe
5 19 (5.43%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.00%) Informatica
7 11 (3.14%) Google
8 10 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.00%) Greenplum
9 7 (2.00%) Talend
10 6 (1.71%) Cisco
10 6 (1.71%) SaltStack
10 6 (1.71%) Solace
11 5 (1.43%) Citrix
11 5 (1.43%) HP
11 5 (1.43%) Sun
12 4 (1.14%) IBM
12 4 (1.14%) Juniper
12 4 (1.14%) Zend
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