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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
UK / Scotland
Rank 24 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs citing Python 173 154 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.72% 5.20% 6.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.12% 10.54% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 89 76 148
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -12.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
1319 1461 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 58.83% 49.31% 52.23%
Number of salaries quoted 811 930 1116
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +37 104 £40,000 +14.28% 21
Glasgow -6 54 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Dundee +20 8 £41,500 +27.69% 2
Fife +6 1 £26,500 -17.18%
West Lothian -2 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Perth and Kinross - 1 £53,000 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 156 (49.21%) Java
2 136 (42.90%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (31.55%) Linux
4 81 (25.55%) Finance
5 77 (24.29%) Software Engineering
6 75 (23.66%) C++
7 74 (23.34%) SQL
8 56 (17.67%) Degree
9 52 (16.40%) TDD
10 50 (15.77%) Windows
11 49 (15.46%) C#
11 49 (15.46%) Ruby
12 44 (13.88%) JavaScript
13 43 (13.56%) SDLC
14 41 (12.93%) Analytics
15 39 (12.30%) Opscode Chef
15 39 (12.30%) Hadoop
15 39 (12.30%) MySQL
16 38 (11.99%) Open Source
17 36 (11.36%) PowerShell
17 36 (11.36%) Scrum
18 35 (11.04%) Perl
18 35 (11.04%) OO
18 35 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
19 33 (10.41%) Relational Database
19 33 (10.41%) PostgreSQL
20 32 (10.09%) PHP
20 32 (10.09%) Git (software)
20 32 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
21 31 (9.78%) Puppet

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 21 (6.62%) Apache
1 21 (6.62%) Tomcat
2 17 (5.36%) Apache Pig
2 17 (5.36%) SAS
3 16 (5.05%) JBoss
4 9 (2.84%) IIS
5 6 (1.89%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.89%) Confluence
6 5 (1.58%) nginx
7 4 (1.26%) ArcGIS
7 4 (1.26%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.32%) Moodle
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.26%) Houdini
2 4 (1.26%) Maya
2 4 (1.26%) NUKE
3 3 (0.95%) MS Office
3 3 (0.95%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.47%) SaaS
3 9 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.21%) IaaS
5 6 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.89%) GitHub
6 5 (1.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (1.58%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.58%) PaaS
7 4 (1.26%) Slack
8 2 (0.63%) G Suite
8 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.32%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.32%) iTunes
9 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.42%) SAN
2 11 (3.47%) NAS
3 10 (3.15%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.84%) HTTP
4 9 (2.84%) WAN
5 8 (2.52%) DNS
6 7 (2.21%) Firewall
6 7 (2.21%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.58%) DHCP
7 5 (1.58%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.58%) Internet
8 2 (0.63%) LAN
8 2 (0.63%) LDAP
8 2 (0.63%) Multicast
8 2 (0.63%) Network Security
9 1 (0.32%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.32%) MQTT
9 1 (0.32%) RS-485
9 1 (0.32%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.30%) Hadoop
1 39 (12.30%) MySQL
2 33 (10.41%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (10.41%) Relational Database
3 29 (9.15%) Big Data
4 23 (7.26%) NoSQL
5 21 (6.62%) MongoDB
6 20 (6.31%) Apache Hive
7 17 (5.36%) Neo4j
7 17 (5.36%) Pentaho
8 13 (4.10%) Data Mining
9 11 (3.47%) Redis
9 11 (3.47%) SQL Server
10 9 (2.84%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.89%) GIS
12 5 (1.58%) Flink
13 4 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.63%) MSDE
15 1 (0.32%) DB2
15 1 (0.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 32 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.26%) Jenkins
3 20 (6.31%) Selenium
4 17 (5.36%) Talend Open Studio
5 9 (2.84%) JIRA
6 8 (2.52%) JUnit
7 7 (2.21%) Ant
7 7 (2.21%) Subversion
8 5 (1.58%) Maven
9 4 (1.26%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.26%) MSI
9 4 (1.26%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.95%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.95%) GCC
10 3 (0.95%) Robot Framework
10 3 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.95%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.63%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 81 (25.55%) Finance
2 29 (9.15%) Banking
2 29 (9.15%) Games
3 13 (4.10%) Legal
4 12 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.89%) Automotive
7 5 (1.58%) Marketing
7 5 (1.58%) Retail
8 2 (0.63%) Electronics
8 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 120 (37.85%) Developer
2 68 (21.45%) Python Developer
3 53 (16.72%) Software Engineer
4 27 (8.52%) Java Developer
5 24 (7.57%) Tester
6 21 (6.62%) Senior Developer
7 17 (5.36%) Applications Developer
7 17 (5.36%) Lead Developer
7 17 (5.36%) Test Engineer
8 16 (5.05%) Software Developer
9 13 (4.10%) Data Scientist
9 13 (4.10%) Senior Python Developer
9 13 (4.10%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (3.47%) Web Applications Developer
11 10 (3.15%) Automation Tester
11 10 (3.15%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (3.15%) Consultant
11 10 (3.15%) Manual Tester
11 10 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (3.15%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.78%) HTML
2 30 (9.46%) jQuery
3 29 (9.15%) CSS
4 28 (8.83%) AngularJS
5 25 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
5 25 (7.89%) Web Services
6 24 (7.57%) XML
7 20 (6.31%) Spring
8 19 (5.99%) RESTful
9 17 (5.36%) ActiveMQ
9 17 (5.36%) Drools
9 17 (5.36%) Java EE
9 17 (5.36%) jBPM
9 17 (5.36%) REST
10 16 (5.05%) Apache Camel
11 14 (4.42%) .NET
12 13 (4.10%) JSON
13 12 (3.79%) HTML5
13 12 (3.79%) Middleware
13 12 (3.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.15%) Computer Science
2 28 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.10%) Algorithms
4 11 (3.47%) Reference Data
5 10 (3.15%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.52%) Animation
6 8 (2.52%) Market Risk
6 8 (2.52%) User Experience
7 7 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.58%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.58%) Robotics
10 4 (1.26%) Blog
11 3 (0.95%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.63%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.63%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 100 (31.55%) Linux
2 50 (15.77%) Windows
3 16 (5.05%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.73%) Unix
5 12 (3.79%) Android
6 11 (3.47%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.47%) Solaris
7 10 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (3.15%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.58%) CentOS
8 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (42.90%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (24.29%) Software Engineering
3 52 (16.40%) TDD
4 43 (13.56%) SDLC
5 41 (12.93%) Analytics
6 38 (11.99%) Open Source
7 36 (11.36%) Scrum
8 35 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (11.04%) OO
9 30 (9.46%) DevOps
9 30 (9.46%) Machine Learning
10 29 (9.15%) Microservices
11 26 (8.20%) Risk Management
12 23 (7.26%) Workflow
13 21 (6.62%) Configuration Management
14 19 (5.99%) SOA
14 19 (5.99%) Web Development
15 17 (5.36%) BDD
15 17 (5.36%) Data Analysis
15 17 (5.36%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 156 (49.21%) Java
2 75 (23.66%) C++
3 74 (23.34%) SQL
4 49 (15.46%) C#
4 49 (15.46%) Ruby
5 44 (13.88%) JavaScript
6 36 (11.36%) PowerShell
7 35 (11.04%) Perl
8 32 (10.09%) PHP
9 27 (8.52%) R
10 24 (7.57%) C
11 23 (7.26%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.79%) Scala
13 9 (2.84%) GraphQL
14 8 (2.52%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.52%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.52%) VB
15 7 (2.21%) Lua
16 5 (1.58%) VBScript
17 3 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (17.67%) Degree
2 10 (3.15%) ISEB
3 8 (2.52%) CREST Certified
4 7 (2.21%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.26%) RHCE
7 3 (0.95%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.95%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.63%) NCDA
8 2 (0.63%) NCIE
8 2 (0.63%) VCAP
8 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.32%) CCNA
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.32%) CISSP
9 1 (0.32%) EnCE
9 1 (0.32%) GIAC
9 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.47%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (5.05%) Docker
2 12 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.58%) Apache Flume
5 5 (1.58%) vSphere
6 4 (1.26%) Varnish
7 3 (0.95%) Firmware
8 2 (0.63%) vCloud
8 2 (0.63%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.32%) Ceph
9 1 (0.32%) KVM
9 1 (0.32%) NFS
9 1 (0.32%) Samba
9 1 (0.32%) XenApp
9 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (12.30%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (9.78%) Puppet
3 17 (5.36%) Ansible
4 12 (3.79%) Ambari
5 5 (1.58%) Check_MK
5 5 (1.58%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (1.58%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.58%) Mesos
5 5 (1.58%) Nagios
6 4 (1.26%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.95%) yum
8 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.63%) PowerCLI
8 2 (0.63%) vRealize
9 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.32%) Kibana
9 1 (0.32%) logstash
9 1 (0.32%) SCCM
9 1 (0.32%) Terraform
9 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (7.26%) VMware
2 18 (5.68%) Perforce
3 17 (5.36%) Talend
4 14 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.42%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.52%) Cisco
5 8 (2.52%) Citrix
6 7 (2.21%) Brocade
6 7 (2.21%) Oracle
6 7 (2.21%) Percona
6 7 (2.21%) Riverbed
7 5 (1.58%) Palo Alto
7 5 (1.58%) Splunk
8 4 (1.26%) Google
9 3 (0.95%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.95%) F5
9 3 (0.95%) Sybase
10 2 (0.63%) NetApp
10 2 (0.63%) Netezza
10 2 (0.63%) Symantec
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