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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 39 43 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Python 186 184 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.90% 5.09% 3.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.73% 9.28% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 100 108 82
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
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
1586 1983 1803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.32% 54.87% 55.68%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1311 1182
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,120 £28,500
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +4 92 £35,000 -15.66% 25
Glasgow +6 73 £52,500 +14.13% 9
West Lothian +2 9 £40,750 -14.21% 2
Dundee -5 7 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Fife - 4 £35,000 -
Stirling -8 1 £50,000 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 156 (48.30%) Finance
2 155 (47.99%) Java
3 140 (43.34%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (41.80%) Linux
5 107 (33.13%) JavaScript
6 92 (28.48%) Banking
7 90 (27.86%) Degree
8 81 (25.08%) Ruby
9 77 (23.84%) SQL
10 74 (22.91%) Telecoms
11 71 (21.98%) TDD
12 68 (21.05%) Web Services
13 64 (19.81%) C++
14 61 (18.89%) Perl
15 56 (17.34%) PHP
15 56 (17.34%) Puppet
15 56 (17.34%) Opscode Chef
16 55 (17.03%) Scrum
16 55 (17.03%) Software Engineering
17 54 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (16.72%) Amazon AWS
18 50 (15.48%) Computer Science
19 42 (13.00%) SDLC
20 39 (12.07%) Configuration Management
21 38 (11.76%) Apache
22 37 (11.46%) DevOps
23 36 (11.15%) Open Source
24 35 (10.84%) QA
25 34 (10.53%) Windows
25 34 (10.53%) Games

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 38 (11.76%) Apache
2 17 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 16 (4.95%) SAS
3 16 (4.95%) Apache Pig
4 10 (3.10%) JBoss
5 8 (2.48%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.17%) IIS
6 7 (2.17%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.55%) Lync
7 5 (1.55%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.93%) SugarCRM
8 3 (0.93%) Node.js
8 3 (0.93%) Alfresco
8 3 (0.93%) Mule
9 1 (0.31%) nginx
9 1 (0.31%) Moodle
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.79%) SPSS
3 5 (1.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (16.72%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.57%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (3.41%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.86%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.62%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.62%) SaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.10%) WAN
2 9 (2.79%) SAN
3 8 (2.48%) DHCP
3 8 (2.48%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (1.86%) DNS
4 6 (1.86%) IPsec
5 5 (1.55%) HTTP
5 5 (1.55%) LDAP
5 5 (1.55%) LAN
5 5 (1.55%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.24%) Firewall
7 3 (0.93%) Wireless
7 3 (0.93%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.62%) Network Security
8 2 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.62%) DLNA
8 2 (0.62%) Internet
8 2 (0.62%) ICMP
8 2 (0.62%) SNMP
9 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.29%) Big Data
2 29 (8.98%) Hadoop
3 27 (8.36%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (7.74%) MySQL
5 23 (7.12%) MongoDB
6 21 (6.50%) SQL Server
7 20 (6.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (6.19%) Apache Hive
8 17 (5.26%) Relational Database
9 16 (4.95%) NoSQL
10 13 (4.02%) Pentaho
11 11 (3.41%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.79%) HBase
13 6 (1.86%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.55%) Sqoop
14 5 (1.55%) Mahout
14 5 (1.55%) Triplestore
14 5 (1.55%) KDB
14 5 (1.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (7.43%) Jenkins
2 23 (7.12%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.81%) Selenium
4 20 (6.19%) JUnit
5 18 (5.57%) Maven
6 13 (4.02%) Ant
6 13 (4.02%) Talend Open Studio
7 12 (3.72%) Gradle
8 10 (3.10%) TestNG
8 10 (3.10%) Mockito
9 9 (2.79%) JIRA
10 8 (2.48%) Bugzilla
10 8 (2.48%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.17%) Subversion
11 7 (2.17%) FogBugz
12 6 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.62%) TestComplete
13 2 (0.62%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.62%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.62%) Mocha
General
1 156 (48.30%) Finance
2 92 (28.48%) Banking
3 74 (22.91%) Telecoms
4 34 (10.53%) Games
5 8 (2.48%) Marketing
6 7 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.17%) Front Office
7 6 (1.86%) Electronics
8 4 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 116 (35.91%) Developer
2 43 (13.31%) Python Developer
3 37 (11.46%) Analyst
3 37 (11.46%) Software Engineer
4 24 (7.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (5.57%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (4.95%) Test Analyst
6 16 (4.95%) Business Analyst
6 16 (4.95%) Java Developer
7 15 (4.64%) Technical Analyst
7 15 (4.64%) Software Developer
7 15 (4.64%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (4.33%) Senior Test Analyst
8 14 (4.33%) QA Engineer
8 14 (4.33%) Technical Business Analyst
9 13 (4.02%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.72%) Project Manager
11 9 (2.79%) Architect
11 9 (2.79%) Tester
12 8 (2.48%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (21.05%) Web Services
2 26 (8.05%) HTML
3 19 (5.88%) .NET
3 19 (5.88%) Spring
4 15 (4.64%) HTML5
5 14 (4.33%) Hibernate
5 14 (4.33%) CSS
6 11 (3.41%) Middleware
7 10 (3.10%) jQuery
8 9 (2.79%) Java SE
9 7 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (2.17%) RESTful
10 6 (1.86%) Django
11 5 (1.55%) CSS3
11 5 (1.55%) MLlib
11 5 (1.55%) J2EE
12 4 (1.24%) XML
12 4 (1.24%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.24%) REST
13 3 (0.93%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.48%) Computer Science
2 22 (6.81%) Derivative
3 20 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 14 (4.33%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.41%) Data Integration
7 9 (2.79%) GIS
7 9 (2.79%) Replication
8 7 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.17%) Statistics
9 6 (1.86%) Physics
10 5 (1.55%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.55%) Equities
11 4 (1.24%) DTV
11 4 (1.24%) Neural Network
11 4 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.24%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.93%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 135 (41.80%) Linux
2 34 (10.53%) Windows
3 22 (6.81%) UNIX
4 21 (6.50%) Android
5 13 (4.02%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.48%) Data ONTAP
7 7 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.93%) CentOS
10 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (43.34%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (21.98%) TDD
3 55 (17.03%) Scrum
3 55 (17.03%) Software Engineering
4 54 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (13.00%) SDLC
6 39 (12.07%) Configuration Management
7 37 (11.46%) DevOps
8 36 (11.15%) Open Source
9 31 (9.60%) OO
9 31 (9.60%) Multithreading
10 24 (7.43%) Automated Testing
10 24 (7.43%) Business Analysis
11 23 (7.12%) Test Scripting
12 19 (5.88%) Test Management
12 19 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (5.57%) Regression Testing
13 18 (5.57%) Mentoring
14 17 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 155 (47.99%) Java
2 107 (33.13%) JavaScript
3 81 (25.08%) Ruby
4 77 (23.84%) SQL
5 64 (19.81%) C++
6 61 (18.89%) Perl
7 56 (17.34%) PHP
8 32 (9.91%) C#
9 21 (6.50%) PowerShell
9 21 (6.50%) Bash Shell
10 20 (6.19%) Shell Script
11 15 (4.64%) R
12 12 (3.72%) C
13 11 (3.41%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.48%) Scala
15 7 (2.17%) MATLAB
16 5 (1.55%) Tcl
17 4 (1.24%) VBA
17 4 (1.24%) Lua
18 3 (0.93%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 90 (27.86%) Degree
2 19 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 12 (3.72%) ISEB
4 9 (2.79%) PhD
5 5 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.62%) SSCP
7 2 (0.62%) GIAC
7 2 (0.62%) CEH
7 2 (0.62%) CISSP
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.31%) MCSE
8 1 (0.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.84%) QA
System Software
1 16 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.17%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.55%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.55%) XenApp
4 5 (1.55%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.55%) DFS Replication
5 3 (0.93%) Docker
6 2 (0.62%) LXC
7 1 (0.31%) NFS
7 1 (0.31%) HDFS
7 1 (0.31%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 56 (17.34%) Opscode Chef
1 56 (17.34%) Puppet
2 10 (3.10%) Capistrano
2 10 (3.10%) Ansible
3 9 (2.79%) Graphite
3 9 (2.79%) Nagios
3 9 (2.79%) Munin
4 5 (1.55%) SCCM
4 5 (1.55%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.62%) MOM
5 2 (0.62%) Iperf
Vendors
1 31 (9.60%) VMware
2 27 (8.36%) Oracle
2 27 (8.36%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.33%) SAP
4 13 (4.02%) Talend
5 12 (3.72%) Sybase
6 11 (3.41%) Perforce
7 10 (3.10%) Cisco
7 10 (3.10%) NetApp
8 8 (2.48%) Informatica
8 8 (2.48%) Brocade
9 7 (2.17%) Google
10 6 (1.86%) Netezza
10 6 (1.86%) Teradata
10 6 (1.86%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.86%) Greenplum
10 6 (1.86%) Vertica
10 6 (1.86%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.86%) Cognos
11 5 (1.55%) Citrix
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