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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 43 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Python 159 203 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.06% 5.53% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.99% 9.92% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 93 117 76
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £29,550 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
1592 2046 1835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.65% 55.75% 57.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1405 1224
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +2 78 £35,000 -14.11% 32
Glasgow -14 65 £51,625 +8.68% 16
Fife - 10 £35,000 -
West Lothian -3 6 £40,000 -12.80% 1
Stirling -3 2 £50,000 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 174 (51.79%) Finance
2 173 (51.49%) Java
3 152 (45.24%) Linux
4 147 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (38.69%) JavaScript
6 110 (32.74%) Degree
7 107 (31.85%) Banking
8 87 (25.89%) Telecoms
9 86 (25.60%) Web Services
10 84 (25.00%) TDD
11 80 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
12 74 (22.02%) SQL
13 72 (21.43%) Ruby
14 68 (20.24%) Puppet
15 65 (19.35%) PHP
16 64 (19.05%) Perl
17 63 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
18 61 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
19 59 (17.56%) Scrum
20 54 (16.07%) SDLC
21 53 (15.77%) Software Engineering
22 48 (14.29%) C++
23 46 (13.69%) DevOps
24 43 (12.80%) Computer Science
25 40 (11.90%) QA
25 40 (11.90%) Configuration Management
26 39 (11.61%) Open Source
27 37 (11.01%) Multithreading
27 37 (11.01%) Apache
28 34 (10.12%) Games

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 37 (11.01%) Apache
2 17 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.17%) JBoss
3 14 (4.17%) Apache Pig
4 12 (3.57%) SAS
5 7 (2.08%) IIS
6 5 (1.49%) Node.js
6 5 (1.49%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.19%) Alfresco
7 4 (1.19%) Mule
7 4 (1.19%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.60%) nginx
8 2 (0.60%) Lync
9 1 (0.30%) Moodle
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 6 (1.79%) SPSS
2 3 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 80 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (7.44%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (3.27%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (2.68%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.19%) SaaS
6 3 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.08%) HTTP
2 7 (2.08%) Firewall
3 6 (1.79%) WAN
4 5 (1.49%) DNS
4 5 (1.49%) SAN
4 5 (1.49%) DHCP
4 5 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (1.19%) LAN
6 3 (0.89%) LDAP
6 3 (0.89%) Internet
6 3 (0.89%) SSL
6 3 (0.89%) IPsec
6 3 (0.89%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.60%) DLNA
7 2 (0.60%) Wireless
7 2 (0.60%) ICMP
7 2 (0.60%) SMTP
7 2 (0.60%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.04%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (7.74%) Hadoop
3 22 (6.55%) Big Data
4 21 (6.25%) MySQL
5 20 (5.95%) MongoDB
6 19 (5.65%) Apache Hive
7 17 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (4.46%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.57%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.57%) Pentaho
10 11 (3.27%) SQL Server
11 8 (2.38%) KDB
12 7 (2.08%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.79%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.79%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.19%) HBase
15 2 (0.60%) DB2
15 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.60%) Sqoop
15 2 (0.60%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 26 (7.74%) Jenkins
2 25 (7.44%) Git (software)
3 24 (7.14%) Selenium
4 20 (5.95%) JUnit
5 18 (5.36%) Maven
6 15 (4.46%) Gradle
7 13 (3.87%) Ant
8 12 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
8 12 (3.57%) TestNG
8 12 (3.57%) Mockito
9 10 (2.98%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.08%) Bugzilla
11 6 (1.79%) Subversion
11 6 (1.79%) JIRA
11 6 (1.79%) FogBugz
12 4 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.89%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.60%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.60%) HP UFT
14 2 (0.60%) ClearCase
General
1 174 (51.79%) Finance
2 107 (31.85%) Banking
3 87 (25.89%) Telecoms
4 34 (10.12%) Games
5 7 (2.08%) Front Office
6 6 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.49%) Marketing
8 4 (1.19%) Electronics
8 4 (1.19%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 115 (34.23%) Developer
2 45 (13.39%) Python Developer
3 40 (11.90%) Analyst
4 33 (9.82%) Software Engineer
5 22 (6.55%) Business Analyst
5 22 (6.55%) Java Developer
5 22 (6.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (5.95%) QA Engineer
7 17 (5.06%) Project Manager
8 14 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
8 14 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
9 13 (3.87%) Agile Project Manager
9 13 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (3.57%) Test Analyst
11 11 (3.27%) Software Developer
11 11 (3.27%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.27%) Senior Test Analyst
12 10 (2.98%) Architect
12 10 (2.98%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (25.60%) Web Services
2 30 (8.93%) Spring
3 25 (7.44%) HTML
4 24 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 17 (5.06%) Middleware
6 16 (4.76%) .NET
7 15 (4.46%) HTML5
8 14 (4.17%) CSS
9 13 (3.87%) jQuery
10 11 (3.27%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (2.68%) RESTful
12 8 (2.38%) J2EE
13 6 (1.79%) CSS3
13 6 (1.79%) Django
13 6 (1.79%) AngularJS
14 5 (1.49%) Java SE
14 5 (1.49%) JSON
15 4 (1.19%) XML
15 4 (1.19%) REST
15 4 (1.19%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.80%) Computer Science
2 25 (7.44%) Derivative
3 23 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.87%) Data Integration
5 10 (2.98%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.68%) Equities
7 7 (2.08%) GIS
8 6 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.79%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.49%) Xbox
9 5 (1.49%) Replication
9 5 (1.49%) Physics
9 5 (1.49%) Statistics
10 4 (1.19%) Neural Network
10 4 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.89%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.60%) Economics
12 2 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.60%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 152 (45.24%) Linux
2 25 (7.44%) Windows
3 23 (6.85%) UNIX
4 12 (3.57%) Android
5 11 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.79%) CentOS
6 6 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.49%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.49%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.60%) Solaris
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (25.00%) TDD
3 61 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (17.56%) Scrum
5 54 (16.07%) SDLC
6 53 (15.77%) Software Engineering
7 46 (13.69%) DevOps
8 40 (11.90%) Configuration Management
9 39 (11.61%) Open Source
10 37 (11.01%) Multithreading
11 27 (8.04%) Test Scripting
12 23 (6.85%) Regression Testing
12 23 (6.85%) Business Analysis
13 22 (6.55%) Automated Testing
14 18 (5.36%) Black-Box Testing
15 16 (4.76%) Mentoring
15 16 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (4.46%) Test Management
16 15 (4.46%) OO
17 13 (3.87%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 173 (51.49%) Java
2 130 (38.69%) JavaScript
3 74 (22.02%) SQL
4 72 (21.43%) Ruby
5 65 (19.35%) PHP
6 64 (19.05%) Perl
7 48 (14.29%) C++
8 25 (7.44%) Shell Script
9 22 (6.55%) C#
10 16 (4.76%) Bash Shell
11 15 (4.46%) PowerShell
12 13 (3.87%) PL/SQL
13 12 (3.57%) R
14 11 (3.27%) C
15 7 (2.08%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.19%) VBA
16 4 (1.19%) Scala
17 3 (0.89%) sed
17 3 (0.89%) Lua
17 3 (0.89%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 110 (32.74%) Degree
2 14 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 10 (2.98%) ISEB
4 9 (2.68%) PhD
5 3 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.60%) SSCP
6 2 (0.60%) GIAC
6 2 (0.60%) CEH
6 2 (0.60%) CISSP
6 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.30%) MCSE
7 1 (0.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.90%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.98%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.19%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.19%) Docker
3 4 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.19%) XenApp
3 4 (1.19%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.89%) LXC
5 2 (0.60%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.60%) NFS
6 1 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 68 (20.24%) Puppet
2 63 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.46%) Nagios
3 15 (4.46%) Munin
3 15 (4.46%) Graphite
4 10 (2.98%) Capistrano
4 10 (2.98%) Ansible
5 7 (2.08%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.60%) SCCM
6 2 (0.60%) Iperf
6 2 (0.60%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (6.85%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.25%) VMware
3 17 (5.06%) Oracle
4 12 (3.57%) Talend
5 8 (2.38%) Perforce
5 8 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.08%) Sybase
6 7 (2.08%) SAP
6 7 (2.08%) Cisco
7 5 (1.49%) Informatica
7 5 (1.49%) NetApp
7 5 (1.49%) Google
7 5 (1.49%) Brocade
8 4 (1.19%) F5
8 4 (1.19%) Citrix
8 4 (1.19%) Apple
9 3 (0.89%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.89%) Cognos
10 2 (0.60%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.60%) Adobe
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NetTalent
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Agile Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Health Insurance, Death-in-
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Clear Career Development
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago