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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SciPy
Rank 837 873 899
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +26
Permanent jobs citing SciPy 60 59 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.049% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.12% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 46 51 0
Average salary £77,500 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -

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
40748 48460 44031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.97% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 34845 41425 38275
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 May 2015 within the UK.

SciPy Salary Histogram in the UK

SciPy
Top 6 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 28 May 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
England +44 60 £77,500 +19.23% 7
London +43 55 £80,000 +23.07% 4
City of London +56 8 £57,500 -28.12% 3
South West - 5 £29,000 -
Plymouth - 5 £29,000 -
Devon - 5 £29,000 -

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 97 (98.98%) Python
2 89 (90.82%) Pandas
3 72 (73.47%) SQL
4 65 (66.33%) D3.js
5 63 (64.29%) Analytics
6 62 (63.27%) NumPy
7 56 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (56.12%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (56.12%) Visualisation
9 54 (55.10%) Unit Testing
10 53 (54.08%) MongoDB
11 52 (53.06%) Git (software)
12 44 (44.90%) R
12 44 (44.90%) Statistical Analysis
12 44 (44.90%) VBA
13 41 (41.84%) Finance
14 40 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
15 38 (38.78%) Hedge funds
16 37 (37.76%) Hadoop
16 37 (37.76%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (36.73%) Apache Pig
17 36 (36.73%) Apache Hive
17 36 (36.73%) scikit-learn
18 35 (35.71%) Impala
18 35 (35.71%) Mahout
18 35 (35.71%) Data Visualisation
19 34 (34.69%) Natural Language Processing
19 34 (34.69%) VirtualBox
19 34 (34.69%) Clojure
19 34 (34.69%) Bash Shell

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 36 (36.73%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.04%) SAS
2 2 (2.04%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SPSS
1 1 (1.02%) Mathematica
1 1 (1.02%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 37 (37.76%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (34.69%) Amazon EMR
2 34 (34.69%) Amazon EC2
2 34 (34.69%) Amazon S3
3 8 (8.16%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.04%) Heroku
5 1 (1.02%) GitHub
5 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (54.08%) MongoDB
2 37 (37.76%) Hadoop
3 36 (36.73%) Apache Hive
4 35 (35.71%) Impala
4 35 (35.71%) Mahout
5 34 (34.69%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (33.67%) NoSQL
7 18 (18.37%) Big Data
8 10 (10.20%) Spotfire
8 10 (10.20%) QlikView
9 9 (9.18%) Data Mining
10 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (53.06%) Git (software)
2 34 (34.69%) Jenkins
2 34 (34.69%) Yeoman
3 17 (17.35%) Mercurial
General
1 41 (41.84%) Finance
2 22 (22.45%) Retail
2 22 (22.45%) Telecoms
3 13 (13.27%) Marketing
4 8 (8.16%) Front Office
5 5 (5.10%) Advertising
6 3 (3.06%) Back Office
6 3 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (43.88%) Developer
2 36 (36.73%) Data Scientist
3 33 (33.67%) Python Developer
4 32 (32.65%) Analyst
5 22 (22.45%) Data Analyst
6 11 (11.22%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 9 (9.18%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Consultant
9 6 (6.12%) Data Consultant
9 6 (6.12%) Data Analytics Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) AWS Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Quantitative Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Senior Python Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Business Analyst
12 3 (3.06%) Senior Business Analyst
12 3 (3.06%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.06%) C++ Developer
13 2 (2.04%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (90.82%) Pandas
2 65 (66.33%) D3.js
3 62 (63.27%) NumPy
4 36 (36.73%) scikit-learn
5 34 (34.69%) Natural Language Processing
5 34 (34.69%) Cascalog
6 31 (31.63%) Matplotlib
7 20 (20.41%) Highcharts JS
8 19 (19.39%) Pyramid
9 10 (10.20%) htmlwidgets
10 4 (4.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (3.06%) STL
12 2 (2.04%) Flask
13 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.02%) HTML
13 1 (1.02%) CSS
13 1 (1.02%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 55 (56.12%) Visualisation
2 40 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (38.78%) Hedge funds
4 34 (34.69%) Computer Science
5 10 (10.20%) Mathematics
6 8 (8.16%) Algorithms
7 7 (7.14%) Statistics
8 5 (5.10%) Equities
8 5 (5.10%) Physics
9 4 (4.08%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.02%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (1.02%) Economics
10 1 (1.02%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.02%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.51%) Linux
2 21 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (3.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (64.29%) Analytics
2 56 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (56.12%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (55.10%) Unit Testing
5 44 (44.90%) Statistical Analysis
6 35 (35.71%) Data Visualisation
7 34 (34.69%) User Stories
7 34 (34.69%) Data Munging
7 34 (34.69%) Time Series Analysis
8 28 (28.57%) Data Analytics
9 25 (25.51%) Software Engineering
9 25 (25.51%) Web Development
10 23 (23.47%) Use Case
11 20 (20.41%) TDD
11 20 (20.41%) Data Analysis
11 20 (20.41%) BDD
12 19 (19.39%) Refactoring
13 18 (18.37%) Open Source
14 17 (17.35%) OO
14 17 (17.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 97 (98.98%) Python
2 72 (73.47%) SQL
3 44 (44.90%) R
3 44 (44.90%) VBA
4 34 (34.69%) Clojure
4 34 (34.69%) Bash Shell
5 30 (30.61%) C++
6 28 (28.57%) Java
7 25 (25.51%) JavaScript
8 9 (9.18%) C#
9 7 (7.14%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.04%) C
11 1 (1.02%) IPython
11 1 (1.02%) Perl
11 1 (1.02%) Cython
Qualifications
1 28 (28.57%) PhD
2 19 (19.39%) Degree
3 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 34 (34.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (34.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (21.43%) Oracle
2 11 (11.22%) Tableau
3 8 (8.16%) Google
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