The table below looks at the statistics for SciPy skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SciPy over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SciPy
Rank 870 841 899
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +58
Permanent jobs citing SciPy 32 35 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.033% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.074% 0.083% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 2
Average salary £63,500 £100,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary - - £70,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SciPy
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SciPy within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SciPy Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SciPy
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SciPy within the UK.

SciPy Salary Trend in the UK

SciPy
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SciPy over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

SciPy Salary Histogram in the UK

SciPy
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SciPy within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
England -22 32 £63,500 -36.50% 4
London -24 32 £63,500 -36.50% 4
City of London +6 7 £52,000 -52.72% 2

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SciPy 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 SciPy.

1 75 (96.15%) Python
2 69 (88.46%) NumPy
3 60 (76.92%) Pandas
4 38 (48.72%) Open Source
5 37 (47.44%) Linux
6 36 (46.15%) Visualisation
7 33 (42.31%) OO
8 32 (41.03%) Java
8 32 (41.03%) C++
9 31 (39.74%) Hedge funds
10 30 (38.46%) Finance
11 29 (37.18%) Statistics
12 28 (35.90%) Pyramid
13 26 (33.33%) Maven
14 24 (30.77%) C
15 21 (26.92%) SQL
16 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (21.79%) Django
17 17 (21.79%) R
18 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (19.23%) Front Office
20 14 (17.95%) Unit Testing
20 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
21 13 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
21 13 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
21 13 (16.67%) Analytics
21 13 (16.67%) Risk Management
21 13 (16.67%) MATLAB
21 13 (16.67%) Windows
22 12 (15.38%) Automated Testing

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SciPy 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 SciPy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.54%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (11.54%) Amazon S3
1 9 (11.54%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
1 3 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) Hadoop
1 9 (11.54%) Apache Hive
1 9 (11.54%) MongoDB
1 9 (11.54%) Impala
2 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.69%) Mahout
2 6 (7.69%) Big Data
2 6 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 6 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.85%) Text Mining
3 3 (3.85%) KDB
3 3 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (33.33%) Maven
2 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.26%) Yeoman
General
1 30 (38.46%) Finance
2 15 (19.23%) Front Office
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Games
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (79.49%) Developer
2 58 (74.36%) Python Developer
3 17 (21.79%) Quantitative Developer
3 17 (21.79%) Senior Developer
4 14 (17.95%) Senior Python Developer
5 13 (16.67%) Data Scientist
6 11 (14.10%) Python/Django Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Junior
8 4 (5.13%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Quantitative Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Junior Quantitative Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Junior Python Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Data Consultant
10 2 (2.56%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Consultant
11 1 (1.28%) Graduate
11 1 (1.28%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (88.46%) NumPy
2 60 (76.92%) Pandas
3 28 (35.90%) Pyramid
4 17 (21.79%) Django
5 13 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
6 10 (12.82%) D3.js
7 8 (10.26%) Cascalog
8 5 (6.41%) Flask
8 5 (6.41%) Matplotlib
9 3 (3.85%) STL
9 3 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (3.85%) HTML
9 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.56%) Esper
11 1 (1.28%) Highcharts JS
11 1 (1.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (48.72%) Open Source
2 36 (46.15%) Visualisation
3 31 (39.74%) Hedge funds
4 29 (37.18%) Statistics
5 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (12.82%) Physics
6 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
7 9 (11.54%) Mathematics
8 5 (6.41%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (1.28%) Neural Network
9 1 (1.28%) Derivative
9 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.28%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 37 (47.44%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) OO
2 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.95%) Unit Testing
3 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 13 (16.67%) Analytics
4 13 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 12 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 12 (15.38%) Numerical Analysis
6 8 (10.26%) Use Case
6 8 (10.26%) Statistical Analysis
6 8 (10.26%) User Stories
6 8 (10.26%) Coaching
7 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.97%) TDD
8 6 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.69%) Time Series Analysis
8 6 (7.69%) Machine Learning
9 5 (6.41%) Data Munging
9 5 (6.41%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 75 (96.15%) Python
2 32 (41.03%) C++
2 32 (41.03%) Java
3 24 (30.77%) C
4 21 (26.92%) SQL
5 17 (21.79%) R
6 13 (16.67%) MATLAB
7 9 (11.54%) VBA
8 6 (7.69%) Clojure
9 5 (6.41%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.13%) Erlang
11 3 (3.85%) C#
12 1 (1.28%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) PhD
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle
2 1 (1.28%) Minitab
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