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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 54 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 128 145 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.48% 4.56% 4.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.06% 8.74% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 57 108 116
Median salary £33,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
1413 1659 2063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.46% 52.17% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 833 1040 1413
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 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 2 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 2 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 +4 81 £30,000 -33.33% 13
Edinburgh -10 48 £35,000 -22.22% 19
Dundee +7 2 £53,000 +41.33% 1
Fife +2 1 - -
West Lothian +2 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 201 (64.42%) Java
2 146 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (38.46%) SQL
4 116 (37.18%) Degree
5 99 (31.73%) C#
6 95 (30.45%) Finance
7 86 (27.56%) C++
8 85 (27.24%) OO
9 82 (26.28%) Linux
10 73 (23.40%) JavaScript
11 69 (22.12%) TDD
12 67 (21.47%) Perl
13 65 (20.83%) Relational Database
14 60 (19.23%) Unix
14 60 (19.23%) Ruby
15 55 (17.63%) Software Engineering
16 52 (16.67%) Spring
16 52 (16.67%) XML
17 51 (16.35%) Banking
18 49 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
19 43 (13.78%) Oracle
20 42 (13.46%) Computer Science
21 41 (13.14%) PL/SQL
22 40 (12.82%) HTML
22 40 (12.82%) Unit Testing
23 39 (12.50%) Selenium
24 38 (12.18%) CSS
24 38 (12.18%) Maven
24 38 (12.18%) Analytics
24 38 (12.18%) SDLC

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 28 (8.97%) JBoss
2 21 (6.73%) Oracle Coherence
3 18 (5.77%) Apache
3 18 (5.77%) MQSeries
4 15 (4.81%) WebLogic
5 13 (4.17%) SAS
6 12 (3.85%) Apache Spark
7 10 (3.21%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.56%) GeoServer
9 7 (2.24%) GemFire
9 7 (2.24%) IIS
9 7 (2.24%) Jetty
10 6 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.28%) Node.js
12 3 (0.96%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.64%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.64%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.64%) SugarCRM
13 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (7.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 19 (6.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 19 (6.09%) InDesign
2 19 (6.09%) Photoshop
3 13 (4.17%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.60%) Stata
5 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (6.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.64%) RMDS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.24%) GitHub
3 6 (1.92%) IaaS
3 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.92%) PaaS
4 4 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.28%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.28%) SaaS
5 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.64%) Heroku
7 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.85%) Firewall
1 12 (3.85%) Internet
2 11 (3.53%) HTTP
3 9 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.24%) Network Security
5 4 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.28%) RS-232
5 4 (1.28%) RS-485
6 3 (0.96%) BGP
6 3 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.96%) FTP
6 3 (0.96%) OSPF
6 3 (0.96%) SNMP
6 3 (0.96%) VPN
7 2 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.64%) FWSM
7 2 (0.64%) LAN
7 2 (0.64%) MPLS
7 2 (0.64%) VLAN
7 2 (0.64%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 37 (11.86%) RDBMS
3 30 (9.62%) NoSQL
4 29 (9.29%) Big Data
4 29 (9.29%) Oracle Database
5 26 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (8.01%) SQL Server
7 21 (6.73%) Hadoop
8 18 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (5.13%) MongoDB
10 12 (3.85%) BigTable
11 10 (3.21%) GIS
11 10 (3.21%) MySQL
12 6 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (1.60%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.60%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.60%) Redis
14 3 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.96%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 39 (12.50%) Selenium
2 38 (12.18%) Maven
3 25 (8.01%) FitNesse
3 25 (8.01%) Git (software)
4 24 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 21 (6.73%) Subversion
6 18 (5.77%) JIRA
7 16 (5.13%) Jenkins
7 16 (5.13%) JUnit
8 15 (4.81%) Ant
9 14 (4.49%) Visual Studio
10 13 (4.17%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.24%) HP UFT
11 7 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.24%) TestNG
12 5 (1.60%) Xdebug
13 4 (1.28%) Gradle
13 4 (1.28%) TestComplete
14 3 (0.96%) IntelliJ
14 3 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 95 (30.45%) Finance
2 51 (16.35%) Banking
3 19 (6.09%) Back Office
4 14 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.17%) Financial Institution
6 12 (3.85%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.88%) Games
8 6 (1.92%) Front Office
9 5 (1.60%) Private Banking
9 5 (1.60%) Retail
10 4 (1.28%) Legal
11 3 (0.96%) Publishing
12 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.32%) Automotive
13 1 (0.32%) Electronics
13 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 125 (40.06%) Developer
2 48 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 34 (10.90%) Python Developer
3 34 (10.90%) Software Engineer
4 33 (10.58%) Analyst
5 22 (7.05%) Senior Developer
5 22 (7.05%) Test Engineer
6 21 (6.73%) Lead Developer
7 19 (6.09%) Designer
7 19 (6.09%) Digital Designer
8 17 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (4.81%) Linux Engineer
9 15 (4.81%) QA Engineer
9 15 (4.81%) Software Developer
9 15 (4.81%) Tester
10 14 (4.49%) Lead Java Developer
11 13 (4.17%) C++ Developer
12 12 (3.85%) Applications Developer
12 12 (3.85%) C# Developer
13 11 (3.53%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (16.67%) Spring
1 52 (16.67%) XML
2 40 (12.82%) HTML
3 38 (12.18%) CSS
4 35 (11.22%) Hibernate
5 29 (9.29%) Web Services
6 28 (8.97%) .NET
7 27 (8.65%) Middleware
7 27 (8.65%) SOAP
8 26 (8.33%) Drools
9 25 (8.01%) REST
10 23 (7.37%) JSON
11 20 (6.41%) Castor
11 20 (6.41%) jBPM
12 19 (6.09%) Flash
13 17 (5.45%) FIX Protocol
14 15 (4.81%) XML Schema
14 15 (4.81%) XSLT
15 13 (4.17%) AngularJS
15 13 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (13.46%) Computer Science
3 31 (9.94%) Visualisation
4 29 (9.29%) Derivative
5 28 (8.97%) Market Risk
6 27 (8.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (8.33%) Fixed Income
8 25 (8.01%) User Experience
9 20 (6.41%) 3D Graphics
10 19 (6.09%) Animation
10 19 (6.09%) Augmented Reality
10 19 (6.09%) Psychology
11 15 (4.81%) Mathematics
12 11 (3.53%) Management Information System
13 8 (2.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 7 (2.24%) Data Centre
15 6 (1.92%) Equities
15 6 (1.92%) Informatics
16 5 (1.60%) Artificial Intelligence
16 5 (1.60%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 82 (26.28%) Linux
2 60 (19.23%) Unix
3 26 (8.33%) Windows
4 9 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.56%) Android
6 6 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.60%) Debian
8 3 (0.96%) CentOS
9 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Solaris
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (27.24%) OO
3 69 (22.12%) TDD
4 55 (17.63%) Software Engineering
5 40 (12.82%) Unit Testing
6 38 (12.18%) Analytics
6 38 (12.18%) SDLC
7 31 (9.94%) Automated Testing
8 30 (9.62%) BDD
8 30 (9.62%) Scrum
9 29 (9.29%) Open Source
10 28 (8.97%) Mentoring
10 28 (8.97%) Risk Management
11 24 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (6.41%) Data Protection
12 20 (6.41%) System Testing
13 19 (6.09%) 3D Visualisation
13 19 (6.09%) Ethnography
14 18 (5.77%) Automation Testing
14 18 (5.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 201 (64.42%) Java
2 120 (38.46%) SQL
3 99 (31.73%) C#
4 86 (27.56%) C++
5 73 (23.40%) JavaScript
6 67 (21.47%) Perl
7 60 (19.23%) Ruby
8 41 (13.14%) PL/SQL
9 28 (8.97%) PHP
10 24 (7.69%) C
11 23 (7.37%) Bash Shell
12 21 (6.73%) Groovy
13 20 (6.41%) Shell Script
14 15 (4.81%) PowerShell
15 12 (3.85%) Jython
15 12 (3.85%) Scala
15 12 (3.85%) Smalltalk
15 12 (3.85%) XPath
16 9 (2.88%) T-SQL
17 8 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 116 (37.18%) Degree
2 6 (1.92%) PhD
3 5 (1.60%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.28%) CCNP
4 4 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.96%) CCNA
5 3 (0.96%) ISEB
6 2 (0.64%) CISSP
6 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.32%) CCIE
7 1 (0.32%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.24%) Docker
2 6 (1.92%) Squid
3 5 (1.60%) Varnish
4 4 (1.28%) Firmware
5 2 (0.64%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.64%) HDFS
5 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.32%) LXC
Systems Management
1 17 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.56%) Nagios
2 8 (2.56%) Puppet
3 6 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 5 (1.60%) Ansible
4 5 (1.60%) HAProxy
5 4 (1.28%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.28%) Mesos
5 4 (1.28%) QRadar
6 3 (0.96%) Fluentd
6 3 (0.96%) Nessus
7 2 (0.64%) Ambari
7 2 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.64%) Oozie
7 2 (0.64%) Packer
7 2 (0.64%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 1 (0.32%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.32%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.32%) Munin
Vendors
1 43 (13.78%) Oracle
2 22 (7.05%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.05%) Sybase
3 19 (6.09%) Adobe
4 11 (3.53%) Informatica
5 7 (2.24%) Cegedim Rx
5 7 (2.24%) Cisco
6 6 (1.92%) Juniper
6 6 (1.92%) Splunk
7 5 (1.60%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.60%) Greenplum
7 5 (1.60%) HP
7 5 (1.60%) Sun
7 5 (1.60%) Tableau
8 4 (1.28%) ArcSight
8 4 (1.28%) F5
8 4 (1.28%) New Relic
8 4 (1.28%) Sourcefire
9 3 (0.96%) Qualys
9 3 (0.96%) Thunderhead
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