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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 27 31 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +25
Permanent jobs citing Python 185 225 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.34% 6.79% 4.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.74% 13.80% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 86 104 82
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £54,900
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1346 1631 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.39% 49.25% 53.76%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1020 1263
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Edinburgh +2 88 £45,000 +38.46% 10
Glasgow +8 84 £40,000 -27.27% 13
Fife +4 5 £31,250 -
West Lothian -4 2 - - 1
Dundee +6 1 £37,500 +2.73% 3
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 212 (56.08%) Java
2 158 (41.80%) Finance
3 143 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (32.80%) Linux
5 121 (32.01%) SQL
6 82 (21.69%) OO
7 81 (21.43%) C++
8 76 (20.11%) Perl
8 76 (20.11%) Degree
8 76 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (19.31%) JavaScript
10 65 (17.20%) HTML
11 64 (16.93%) Hadoop
12 62 (16.40%) SDLC
13 61 (16.14%) Opscode Chef
13 61 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
14 59 (15.61%) Big Data
15 58 (15.34%) Ruby
16 57 (15.08%) Git (software)
17 56 (14.81%) Scrum
17 56 (14.81%) Jenkins
18 53 (14.02%) Banking
19 52 (13.76%) C#
20 51 (13.49%) TDD
21 49 (12.96%) Puppet
21 49 (12.96%) Analytics
22 48 (12.70%) Windows
23 47 (12.43%) Unix
23 47 (12.43%) CSS
24 45 (11.90%) MySQL

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 40 (10.58%) Apache Spark
2 22 (5.82%) Apache
3 20 (5.29%) Apache Qpid
4 14 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (2.91%) nginx
7 10 (2.65%) SAS
8 8 (2.12%) JBoss
9 6 (1.59%) GeoServer
10 4 (1.06%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.06%) Moodle
11 3 (0.79%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.79%) Mule
11 3 (0.79%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.53%) IIS
13 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.26%) Confluence
13 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (2.91%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (2.91%) InDesign
2 11 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.91%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.32%) MS Office
4 3 (0.79%) Stata
5 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Houdini
6 1 (0.26%) Maya
Business Applications
1 7 (1.85%) RMDS
2 4 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.79%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (7.41%) PaaS
3 17 (4.50%) SaaS
4 16 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (4.23%) IaaS
5 15 (3.97%) GitHub
6 12 (3.17%) Google App Engine
6 12 (3.17%) Google Compute Engine
6 12 (3.17%) Heroku
7 11 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.91%) Amazon S3
8 10 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.79%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.88%) Firewall
2 14 (3.70%) HTTP
2 14 (3.70%) Internet
3 12 (3.17%) AMQP
3 12 (3.17%) Software-Defined Networking
4 9 (2.38%) DNS
5 7 (1.85%) LDAP
6 6 (1.59%) LAN
6 6 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.59%) WAN
7 4 (1.06%) Multicast
7 4 (1.06%) Network Security
8 3 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.53%) DHCP
9 2 (0.53%) IPsec
9 2 (0.53%) OSPF
9 2 (0.53%) VPN
10 1 (0.26%) BGP
10 1 (0.26%) SAN
10 1 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.93%) Hadoop
2 59 (15.61%) Big Data
3 45 (11.90%) MySQL
4 44 (11.64%) Relational Database
5 40 (10.58%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (8.73%) MongoDB
7 25 (6.61%) RDBMS
8 24 (6.35%) SQL Server
9 20 (5.29%) NoSQL
10 15 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (3.44%) Apache Hive
11 13 (3.44%) Impala
11 13 (3.44%) Spotfire
12 12 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (3.17%) Redis
12 12 (3.17%) Sqoop
13 10 (2.65%) Pentaho
14 9 (2.38%) Data Mining
14 9 (2.38%) GIS
15 8 (2.12%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 57 (15.08%) Git (software)
2 56 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 31 (8.20%) Selenium
4 29 (7.67%) Subversion
5 22 (5.82%) JIRA
6 14 (3.70%) Maven
7 13 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (2.91%) JUnit
9 10 (2.65%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (2.12%) Ant
10 8 (2.12%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.12%) Robot Framework
11 7 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.59%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.59%) Bugzilla
12 6 (1.59%) GitLab
12 6 (1.59%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.32%) FogBugz
13 5 (1.32%) JBehave
13 5 (1.32%) TestNG
General
1 158 (41.80%) Finance
2 53 (14.02%) Banking
3 18 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.23%) Games
5 12 (3.17%) Billing
5 12 (3.17%) Front Office
6 10 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.38%) Marketing
8 7 (1.85%) Electronics
9 6 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.59%) Publishing
10 4 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.79%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.79%) Legal
11 3 (0.79%) Retail
12 2 (0.53%) Back Office
13 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (39.95%) Developer
2 64 (16.93%) Python Developer
3 28 (7.41%) Big Data Developer
4 27 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 24 (6.35%) Applications Developer
5 24 (6.35%) Java Developer
6 19 (5.03%) Test Engineer
7 15 (3.97%) Analyst
7 15 (3.97%) Data Scientist
7 15 (3.97%) Web Developer
8 14 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 14 (3.70%) Tester
9 13 (3.44%) Architect
9 13 (3.44%) Designer
10 12 (3.17%) Cloud Architect
10 12 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (3.17%) QA Engineer
10 12 (3.17%) Service Architect
11 11 (2.91%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (17.20%) HTML
2 47 (12.43%) CSS
3 36 (9.52%) HTML5
4 32 (8.47%) jQuery
5 31 (8.20%) XML
6 29 (7.67%) AngularJS
7 28 (7.41%) JSON
8 27 (7.14%) Web Services
9 22 (5.82%) D3.js
10 21 (5.56%) CSS3
11 17 (4.50%) Middleware
12 16 (4.23%) REST
13 15 (3.97%) Django
13 15 (3.97%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (3.97%) RESTful
13 15 (3.97%) Spring
14 14 (3.70%) Node.js
15 13 (3.44%) Celery
15 13 (3.44%) Java EE
16 12 (3.17%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 61 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 34 (8.99%) Derivative
4 33 (8.73%) Computer Science
5 30 (7.94%) Market Risk
6 28 (7.41%) OTC Derivatives
7 24 (6.35%) Mathematics
8 22 (5.82%) Data Centre
9 21 (5.56%) Grid Computing
10 20 (5.29%) Fixed Income
10 20 (5.29%) User Experience
11 18 (4.76%) Credit Risk
12 13 (3.44%) Blog
13 12 (3.17%) Animation
13 12 (3.17%) Psychology
14 11 (2.91%) 3D Graphics
14 11 (2.91%) Augmented Reality
14 11 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (2.65%) Equities
15 10 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (32.80%) Linux
2 48 (12.70%) Windows
3 47 (12.43%) Unix
4 9 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.12%) CentOS
6 7 (1.85%) Android
7 6 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.06%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.26%) VMS
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (21.69%) OO
3 76 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (16.40%) SDLC
5 56 (14.81%) Scrum
6 51 (13.49%) TDD
7 49 (12.96%) Analytics
8 45 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 35 (9.26%) DevOps
9 35 (9.26%) Open Source
10 32 (8.47%) Unit Testing
11 29 (7.67%) Integration Testing
12 28 (7.41%) Regression Testing
12 28 (7.41%) Service Delivery
13 27 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (6.61%) High Availability
15 24 (6.35%) Configuration Management
15 24 (6.35%) Web Development
16 23 (6.08%) Data Management
16 23 (6.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 212 (56.08%) Java
2 121 (32.01%) SQL
3 81 (21.43%) C++
4 76 (20.11%) Perl
5 73 (19.31%) JavaScript
6 58 (15.34%) Ruby
7 52 (13.76%) C#
8 40 (10.58%) PHP
9 37 (9.79%) Bash Shell
10 29 (7.67%) Scala
11 21 (5.56%) PowerShell
12 14 (3.70%) C
13 13 (3.44%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.65%) R
14 10 (2.65%) Shell Script
15 8 (2.12%) VBScript
16 7 (1.85%) Jython
17 6 (1.59%) VBA
18 4 (1.06%) COBOL
18 4 (1.06%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 76 (20.11%) Degree
2 9 (2.38%) ISEB
2 9 (2.38%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.12%) RHCE
4 3 (0.79%) CCNP
4 3 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.53%) CISSP
5 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) CCIE
6 1 (0.26%) CCNA
6 1 (0.26%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.26%) PhD
6 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.26%) SANS
6 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.94%) QA
2 5 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (10.58%) Docker
2 15 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.17%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.12%) Varnish
5 7 (1.85%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.32%) XenApp
7 5 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.06%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.79%) vSphere
10 2 (0.53%) Firmware
10 2 (0.53%) HDFS
10 2 (0.53%) Squid
11 1 (0.26%) KVM
11 1 (0.26%) OpenSSH
11 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (16.14%) Opscode Chef
2 49 (12.96%) Puppet
3 30 (7.94%) Ansible
4 12 (3.17%) CFEngine
4 12 (3.17%) Oozie
4 12 (3.17%) Rundeck
5 10 (2.65%) Kubernetes
5 10 (2.65%) Mesos
6 4 (1.06%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 3 (0.79%) MOM
8 2 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.53%) Nagios
8 2 (0.53%) Packer
8 2 (0.53%) QRadar
9 1 (0.26%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.26%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.26%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.26%) Munin
9 1 (0.26%) Terraform
9 1 (0.26%) yum
Vendors
1 39 (10.32%) Oracle
1 39 (10.32%) Sybase
2 34 (8.99%) Tableau
3 25 (6.61%) VMware
4 17 (4.50%) Microsoft
5 16 (4.23%) Google
6 13 (3.44%) Red Hat
7 12 (3.17%) Adobe
8 10 (2.65%) Informatica
8 10 (2.65%) Talend
9 9 (2.38%) IBM
10 6 (1.59%) SaltStack
11 5 (1.32%) Cisco
11 5 (1.32%) Citrix
12 4 (1.06%) SAP
12 4 (1.06%) Solace
13 3 (0.79%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.79%) F5
13 3 (0.79%) Juniper
13 3 (0.79%) Rackspace
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