The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 41 56 73
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Permanent jobs citing Python 192 123 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.23% 3.76% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.48% 6.68% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 115 81 66
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £31,300 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2026 1842 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 55.23% 56.24% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1231 1177
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
UK

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 July 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 23 July 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
Glasgow +5 89 £45,500 -13.33% 16
Edinburgh +5 84 £40,000 -3.61% 12
Dundee - 11 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 5 £46,250 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Aberdeen +5 1 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Midlothian - 1 £31,000 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 246 (64.23%) Java
2 153 (39.95%) JavaScript
3 149 (38.90%) Linux
4 130 (33.94%) Ruby
5 120 (31.33%) SQL
6 118 (30.81%) OO
7 108 (28.20%) Perl
8 97 (25.33%) C++
9 91 (23.76%) HTML
10 88 (22.98%) C#
11 87 (22.72%) UNIX
12 83 (21.67%) Open Source
13 82 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
14 79 (20.63%) Oracle
15 78 (20.37%) Finance
16 69 (18.02%) PHP
17 68 (17.75%) HTML5
18 67 (17.49%) CSS
18 67 (17.49%) Software Engineering
19 61 (15.93%) Hibernate
20 58 (15.14%) Spring
21 57 (14.88%) PostgreSQL
21 57 (14.88%) NoSQL
22 56 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
23 53 (13.84%) Computer Science
24 51 (13.32%) Degree
24 51 (13.32%) Web Services
25 49 (12.79%) MongoDB
26 48 (12.53%) .NET
27 47 (12.27%) jQuery

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 37 (9.66%) Apache
2 31 (8.09%) Drupal
3 29 (7.57%) WebLogic
4 24 (6.27%) SugarCRM
5 23 (6.01%) Node.js
6 19 (4.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 19 (4.96%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.09%) SAS
7 8 (2.09%) Alfresco
8 7 (1.83%) IIS
9 5 (1.31%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.31%) Lync
10 4 (1.04%) nginx
10 4 (1.04%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.04%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.78%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.78%) Mule
11 3 (0.78%) GemFire
12 2 (0.52%) ColdFusion MX
Applications
1 8 (2.09%) Photoshop
1 8 (2.09%) GIMP
2 3 (0.78%) MS Office
2 3 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.09%) SaaS
3 7 (1.83%) Heroku
3 7 (1.83%) OpenShift
3 7 (1.83%) Google Compute Engine
3 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.52%) GitHub
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.26%) PaaS
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.48%) Internet
2 9 (2.35%) LDAP
2 9 (2.35%) HTTP
3 4 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.04%) DNS
4 2 (0.52%) WAN
4 2 (0.52%) DHCP
4 2 (0.52%) Extranet
4 2 (0.52%) Network Security
4 2 (0.52%) IPsec
4 2 (0.52%) Intranet
5 1 (0.26%) SSH
5 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.26%) AMQP
5 1 (0.26%) Firewall
5 1 (0.26%) CDMA
5 1 (0.26%) LAN
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (14.88%) PostgreSQL
1 57 (14.88%) NoSQL
2 49 (12.79%) MongoDB
3 39 (10.18%) Big Data
4 38 (9.92%) MySQL
5 37 (9.66%) Relational Database
6 33 (8.62%) Oracle Database
6 33 (8.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 29 (7.57%) Pentaho
7 29 (7.57%) RDBMS
8 25 (6.53%) SQL Server
9 19 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (4.96%) KDB
9 19 (4.96%) Oracle ODI
10 18 (4.70%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.83%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.57%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.52%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 35 (9.14%) Ant
2 26 (6.79%) Git (software)
3 24 (6.27%) Selenium
4 23 (6.01%) Jenkins
5 21 (5.48%) Talend Open Studio
6 20 (5.22%) Maven
7 19 (4.96%) Subversion
8 12 (3.13%) WebDriver
8 12 (3.13%) Jasmine
9 11 (2.87%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.35%) Eclipse
11 8 (2.09%) JIRA
12 7 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.57%) RSpec
14 4 (1.04%) Hudson
14 4 (1.04%) FogBugz
14 4 (1.04%) Bugzilla
15 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
15 3 (0.78%) Fiddler
15 3 (0.78%) Trac
General
1 78 (20.37%) Finance
2 23 (6.01%) Front Office
3 20 (5.22%) Banking
4 12 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.35%) Games
6 6 (1.57%) Advertising
7 4 (1.04%) Marketing
8 3 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.78%) Legal
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 215 (56.14%) Developer
2 61 (15.93%) Software Engineer
3 45 (11.75%) Java Developer
4 37 (9.66%) Software Developer
5 29 (7.57%) C# Developer
6 23 (6.01%) Senior Developer
7 21 (5.48%) Analyst
8 19 (4.96%) Python Developer
9 18 (4.70%) Development Engineer
9 18 (4.70%) Middleware Specialist
10 17 (4.44%) WPF Developer
10 17 (4.44%) Junior
11 16 (4.18%) Graduate
11 16 (4.18%) Business Analyst
12 15 (3.92%) QA Engineer
13 14 (3.66%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
13 14 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
13 14 (3.66%) Technical Leader
13 14 (3.66%) Technical Business Analyst
13 14 (3.66%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (23.76%) HTML
2 68 (17.75%) HTML5
3 67 (17.49%) CSS
4 61 (15.93%) Hibernate
5 58 (15.14%) Spring
6 51 (13.32%) Web Services
7 48 (12.53%) .NET
8 47 (12.27%) jQuery
9 42 (10.97%) XML
10 33 (8.62%) Middleware
11 30 (7.83%) Ruby on Rails
12 29 (7.57%) SOAP
13 27 (7.05%) J2EE
14 25 (6.53%) ASP.NET
15 22 (5.74%) XSLT
15 22 (5.74%) LESS
16 21 (5.48%) CSS3
17 18 (4.70%) WPF
18 16 (4.18%) PostGIS
18 16 (4.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 83 (21.67%) Open Source
2 53 (13.84%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.27%) Derivative
4 23 (6.01%) GIS
5 20 (5.22%) Equities
6 16 (4.18%) Credit Risk
6 16 (4.18%) Data Integration
7 13 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (3.39%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.09%) Physics
8 8 (2.09%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (2.09%) PKI
8 8 (2.09%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.57%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.31%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.04%) Life Science
11 4 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.04%) Statistics
12 2 (0.52%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 149 (38.90%) Linux
2 87 (22.72%) UNIX
3 44 (11.49%) Windows
4 34 (8.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (7.31%) Ubuntu
6 20 (5.22%) Mac OS X
7 12 (3.13%) Solaris
8 8 (2.09%) AIX
9 6 (1.57%) CentOS
10 4 (1.04%) Android
10 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.04%) OpenSolaris
10 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.52%) Debian
11 2 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.26%) OS/2
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (30.81%) OO
2 82 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (17.49%) Software Engineering
4 56 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (11.49%) Business Analysis
6 42 (10.97%) Automated Testing
7 36 (9.40%) OOP
8 35 (9.14%) MVC
9 34 (8.88%) Scrum
10 31 (8.09%) Web Development
11 30 (7.83%) TDD
11 30 (7.83%) SOA
12 21 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (4.96%) BPMN
14 15 (3.92%) Software Architecture
15 13 (3.39%) Refactoring
15 13 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
16 12 (3.13%) BDD
16 12 (3.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 246 (64.23%) Java
2 153 (39.95%) JavaScript
3 130 (33.94%) Ruby
4 120 (31.33%) SQL
5 108 (28.20%) Perl
6 97 (25.33%) C++
7 88 (22.98%) C#
8 69 (18.02%) PHP
9 46 (12.01%) Jython
10 41 (10.70%) PL/SQL
11 32 (8.36%) Scala
12 25 (6.53%) Shell Script
13 19 (4.96%) Bash Shell
13 19 (4.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 19 (4.96%) C
13 19 (4.96%) XQuery
14 15 (3.92%) CoffeeScript
15 13 (3.39%) Objective-C
16 9 (2.35%) PowerShell
17 8 (2.09%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 51 (13.32%) Degree
2 14 (3.66%) Postgraduate
3 8 (2.09%) PhD
4 5 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.78%) ISEB
6 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.83%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.83%) Docker
3 5 (1.31%) HDFS
3 5 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.04%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) NFS
5 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (4.96%) Puppet
2 19 (4.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 19 (4.96%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (2.09%) CFEngine
4 6 (1.57%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.78%) Nagios
6 2 (0.52%) Munin
7 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.26%) SCCM
7 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 79 (20.63%) Oracle
2 45 (11.75%) JBoss
3 32 (8.36%) Red Hat
4 24 (6.27%) Microsoft
5 21 (5.48%) Talend
6 15 (3.92%) VMware
7 14 (3.66%) Google
8 13 (3.39%) Sybase
9 8 (2.09%) Adobe
10 5 (1.31%) Cisco
10 5 (1.31%) StreamBase
10 5 (1.31%) NetApp
11 4 (1.04%) Veeam
11 4 (1.04%) Tableau
11 4 (1.04%) Jaspersoft
11 4 (1.04%) Dell
12 3 (0.78%) ESRI
12 3 (0.78%) Wall Street Systems
13 2 (0.52%) Greenplum
13 2 (0.52%) Omniture
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Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
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