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

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
UK / Scotland
Rank 32 24 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Permanent jobs citing Python 144 209 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.41% 7.23% 4.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.83% 14.30% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 83 92 106
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
1330 1462 1532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 59.24% 50.57% 52.18%
Number of salaries quoted 832 937 1059
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +22 77 £45,000 -2.70% 18
Glasgow -18 51 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Dundee +15 10 £27,000 -16.92% 2
West Lothian +1 2 £37,000 +2.77%
Fife 0 1 £46,000 +67.27%
Angus - 1 - -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 154 (49.04%) Java
2 148 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (33.76%) Finance
4 98 (31.21%) Linux
5 80 (25.48%) SQL
6 66 (21.02%) Software Engineering
7 65 (20.70%) C++
8 61 (19.43%) Degree
9 54 (17.20%) Analytics
10 53 (16.88%) Ruby
11 52 (16.56%) TDD
11 52 (16.56%) JavaScript
12 51 (16.24%) Hadoop
12 51 (16.24%) SDLC
13 50 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
13 50 (15.92%) C#
14 45 (14.33%) Opscode Chef
15 43 (13.69%) Perl
15 43 (13.69%) Scrum
16 42 (13.38%) Open Source
17 41 (13.06%) Big Data
17 41 (13.06%) HTML
18 40 (12.74%) MySQL
18 40 (12.74%) Amazon AWS
19 39 (12.42%) Windows
19 39 (12.42%) PostgreSQL
20 38 (12.10%) Banking
20 38 (12.10%) Puppet
21 36 (11.46%) Relational Database
22 35 (11.15%) DevOps

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 (6.69%) Apache Spark
2 20 (6.37%) Tomcat
3 19 (6.05%) SAS
4 17 (5.41%) JBoss
5 16 (5.10%) Apache
5 16 (5.10%) Apache Pig
6 9 (2.87%) Apache Qpid
7 6 (1.91%) nginx
8 4 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.27%) GeoServer
8 4 (1.27%) IIS
8 4 (1.27%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.96%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.96%) Confluence
9 3 (0.96%) Mule
9 3 (0.96%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.64%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.64%) Moodle
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (2.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.27%) Houdini
2 4 (1.27%) Maya
2 4 (1.27%) NUKE
3 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.64%) Stata
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.32%) InDesign
4 1 (0.32%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.74%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.14%) SaaS
3 12 (3.82%) PaaS
4 11 (3.50%) IaaS
5 10 (3.18%) GitHub
6 6 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.91%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (1.27%) Slack
9 3 (0.96%) DigitalOcean
9 3 (0.96%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.96%) Google Compute Engine
9 3 (0.96%) Heroku
10 2 (0.64%) G Suite
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.32%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.14%) Firewall
2 11 (3.50%) DNS
3 10 (3.18%) HTTP
4 8 (2.55%) SAN
5 7 (2.23%) WAN
6 6 (1.91%) Internet
6 6 (1.91%) LDAP
6 6 (1.91%) NAS
6 6 (1.91%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.59%) DHCP
7 5 (1.59%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.27%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.96%) AMQP
9 3 (0.96%) LAN
9 3 (0.96%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.64%) Multicast
10 2 (0.64%) Network Security
10 2 (0.64%) VPN
11 1 (0.32%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.24%) Hadoop
2 41 (13.06%) Big Data
3 40 (12.74%) MySQL
4 39 (12.42%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (11.46%) Relational Database
6 34 (10.83%) MongoDB
7 24 (7.64%) NoSQL
8 21 (6.69%) Apache Hive
8 21 (6.69%) Data Mining
9 20 (6.37%) Pentaho
10 17 (5.41%) Neo4j
10 17 (5.41%) SQL Server
11 10 (3.18%) GIS
12 9 (2.87%) Redis
13 8 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (2.55%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (1.27%) Flink
15 4 (1.27%) QlikView
16 3 (0.96%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 34 (10.83%) Jenkins
2 32 (10.19%) Git (software)
3 21 (6.69%) Selenium
4 20 (6.37%) Talend Open Studio
5 9 (2.87%) Ant
6 8 (2.55%) JIRA
6 8 (2.55%) Maven
7 7 (2.23%) Subversion
8 5 (1.59%) Travis CI
9 4 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.27%) Robot Framework
9 4 (1.27%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.96%) JUnit
10 3 (0.96%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.64%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.64%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.64%) GCC
11 2 (0.64%) Gradle
11 2 (0.64%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 106 (33.76%) Finance
2 38 (12.10%) Banking
3 29 (9.24%) Games
4 19 (6.05%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.14%) Legal
6 11 (3.50%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.55%) Marketing
8 6 (1.91%) Automotive
9 5 (1.59%) Electronics
9 5 (1.59%) Retail
10 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.96%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.96%) Billing
11 3 (0.96%) Publishing
12 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.32%) Back Office
13 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 115 (36.62%) Developer
2 61 (19.43%) Python Developer
3 46 (14.65%) Software Engineer
4 28 (8.92%) Java Developer
5 19 (6.05%) Senior Developer
5 19 (6.05%) Test Engineer
6 18 (5.73%) Software Developer
6 18 (5.73%) Tester
7 16 (5.10%) Data Scientist
8 13 (4.14%) Applications Developer
8 13 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (3.82%) Consultant
10 11 (3.50%) Analyst
10 11 (3.50%) Senior Python Developer
10 11 (3.50%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (3.50%) Web Developer
11 10 (3.18%) Development Engineer
11 10 (3.18%) Lead Developer
12 9 (2.87%) Automation Tester
12 9 (2.87%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.06%) HTML
2 30 (9.55%) CSS
3 28 (8.92%) XML
4 27 (8.60%) Web Services
5 25 (7.96%) ELK Stack
6 21 (6.69%) RESTful
6 21 (6.69%) Spring
7 20 (6.37%) jQuery
7 20 (6.37%) Middleware
8 19 (6.05%) AngularJS
8 19 (6.05%) Java EE
9 18 (5.73%) HTML5
10 17 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
10 17 (5.41%) Apache Camel
10 17 (5.41%) Drools
10 17 (5.41%) jBPM
11 15 (4.78%) JSON
12 13 (4.14%) CSS3
12 13 (4.14%) REST
13 11 (3.50%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (9.87%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.82%) Mathematics
3 12 (3.82%) Visualisation
4 10 (3.18%) Algorithms
5 9 (2.87%) Animation
6 8 (2.55%) Blog
6 8 (2.55%) Data Integration
6 8 (2.55%) User Experience
7 7 (2.23%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.23%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.23%) Market Risk
7 7 (2.23%) Physics
8 6 (1.91%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.91%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.27%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.27%) Statistics
11 3 (0.96%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 98 (31.21%) Linux
2 39 (12.42%) Windows
3 18 (5.73%) Unix
4 11 (3.50%) Android
5 10 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.18%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.55%) CentOS
6 8 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.55%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.91%) Solaris
8 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.64%) VMS
9 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (21.02%) Software Engineering
3 54 (17.20%) Analytics
4 52 (16.56%) TDD
5 51 (16.24%) SDLC
6 50 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (13.69%) Scrum
8 42 (13.38%) Open Source
9 35 (11.15%) DevOps
10 32 (10.19%) OO
11 30 (9.55%) Microservices
11 30 (9.55%) Workflow
12 25 (7.96%) Project Management
13 23 (7.32%) Machine Learning
14 22 (7.01%) Data Analysis
14 22 (7.01%) Risk Management
15 21 (6.69%) Configuration Management
15 21 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (6.69%) High Availability
16 19 (6.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 154 (49.04%) Java
2 80 (25.48%) SQL
3 65 (20.70%) C++
4 53 (16.88%) Ruby
5 52 (16.56%) JavaScript
6 50 (15.92%) C#
7 43 (13.69%) Perl
8 31 (9.87%) PowerShell
9 29 (9.24%) Bash Shell
10 27 (8.60%) PHP
11 21 (6.69%) R
12 16 (5.10%) C
13 15 (4.78%) Scala
14 9 (2.87%) Lua
15 8 (2.55%) Objective-C
16 7 (2.23%) GraphQL
17 6 (1.91%) VBScript
18 5 (1.59%) Shell Script
19 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
19 4 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (19.43%) Degree
2 7 (2.23%) ISEB
3 5 (1.59%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.59%) RHCE
4 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.96%) CREST Certified
5 3 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.64%) NCDA
6 2 (0.64%) NCIE
6 2 (0.64%) VCAP
6 2 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.32%) CCNA
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CISSP
7 1 (0.32%) EnCE
7 1 (0.32%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.41%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 26 (8.28%) Docker
2 12 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.59%) Varnish
4 5 (1.59%) vSphere
5 4 (1.27%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.64%) Firmware
6 2 (0.64%) HDFS
6 2 (0.64%) vCloud
6 2 (0.64%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.32%) Ceph
7 1 (0.32%) KVM
7 1 (0.32%) NFS
7 1 (0.32%) Samba
7 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.32%) Xen
7 1 (0.32%) XenApp
7 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (14.33%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (12.10%) Puppet
3 22 (7.01%) Ansible
4 12 (3.82%) Ambari
5 5 (1.59%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.59%) Mesos
6 3 (0.96%) CFEngine
6 3 (0.96%) Check_MK
6 3 (0.96%) Nagios
6 3 (0.96%) Oozie
6 3 (0.96%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.64%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.64%) Terraform
7 2 (0.64%) vRealize
7 2 (0.64%) yum
8 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.32%) Kibana
8 1 (0.32%) logstash
8 1 (0.32%) Packer
Vendors
1 22 (7.01%) VMware
2 20 (6.37%) Talend
3 17 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.46%) Perforce
4 14 (4.46%) Sybase
4 14 (4.46%) Tableau
5 11 (3.50%) Oracle
5 11 (3.50%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.55%) Google
7 6 (1.91%) IBM
8 5 (1.59%) Cisco
8 5 (1.59%) Citrix
9 4 (1.27%) Brocade
9 4 (1.27%) ESRI
9 4 (1.27%) Percona
9 4 (1.27%) Riverbed
9 4 (1.27%) Splunk
10 3 (0.96%) Palo Alto
10 3 (0.96%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.64%) Twitter
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