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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SciPy
Rank 838 891 859
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -32
Permanent jobs citing SciPy 64 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.028% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.074% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 63 32 20
Average salary £75,000 £67,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £80,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £107,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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
41265 44389 42916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.31% 38.23% 39.83%
Number of salaries quoted 35301 37333 37115
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 2 September 2015 within the UK.

SciPy Salary Histogram in the UK

SciPy
Top 11 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 2 September 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 +56 64 £75,000 +11.11% 10
London +37 60 £80,000 +14.28% 6
City of London +31 10 £75,000 +32.74% 1
South East - 3 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £47,500 -
Slough - 2 £47,500 -
Plymouth - 1 £25,000 -
Oxford - 1 £75,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £75,000 -
Devon - 1 £25,000 -
South West - 1 £25,000 -

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 118 (96.72%) Python
2 103 (84.43%) Pandas
3 78 (63.93%) SQL
4 77 (63.11%) NumPy
5 75 (61.48%) MongoDB
6 72 (59.02%) D3.js
7 70 (57.38%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (56.56%) Git (software)
8 69 (56.56%) Unit Testing
9 57 (46.72%) Visualisation
9 57 (46.72%) Analytics
10 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (44.26%) R
12 52 (42.62%) Finance
13 51 (41.80%) Statistical Analysis
13 51 (41.80%) Analytical Skills
14 47 (38.52%) Hedge funds
15 46 (37.70%) Hadoop
15 46 (37.70%) C++
15 46 (37.70%) scikit-learn
16 45 (36.89%) Linux
16 45 (36.89%) Computer Science
17 43 (35.25%) Apache Hive
18 42 (34.43%) Natural Language Processing
18 42 (34.43%) Amazon AWS
18 42 (34.43%) VBA
18 42 (34.43%) PostgreSQL
19 41 (33.61%) Apache Pig
19 41 (33.61%) Data Munging
19 41 (33.61%) Software Engineering

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 41 (33.61%) Apache Pig
2 6 (4.92%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.28%) Apache
3 4 (3.28%) SAS
4 1 (0.82%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.82%) IPython
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) SPSS
2 1 (0.82%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.82%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 42 (34.43%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (31.97%) Amazon EMR
2 39 (31.97%) Amazon EC2
2 39 (31.97%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.46%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.82%) Heroku
5 1 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (61.48%) MongoDB
2 46 (37.70%) Hadoop
3 43 (35.25%) Apache Hive
4 42 (34.43%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (32.79%) Mahout
5 40 (32.79%) Impala
6 39 (31.97%) NoSQL
7 31 (25.41%) Big Data
8 11 (9.02%) Data Mining
9 6 (4.92%) KDB
10 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
10 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.46%) Spotfire
11 3 (2.46%) QlikView
11 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 69 (56.56%) Git (software)
2 39 (31.97%) Jenkins
2 39 (31.97%) Yeoman
3 28 (22.95%) Mercurial
4 7 (5.74%) Maven
General
1 52 (42.62%) Finance
2 23 (18.85%) Telecoms
2 23 (18.85%) Retail
3 10 (8.20%) Front Office
4 9 (7.38%) Banking
4 9 (7.38%) Marketing
5 7 (5.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Advertising
7 1 (0.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 63 (51.64%) Developer
2 50 (40.98%) Python Developer
3 42 (34.43%) Data Scientist
4 22 (18.03%) Analyst
5 16 (13.11%) Data Analyst
6 13 (10.66%) Senior Developer
7 11 (9.02%) C++ Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Senior Python Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Data Consultant
9 9 (7.38%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 9 (7.38%) Consultant
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 3 (2.46%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
11 3 (2.46%) Senior C++ Developer
12 2 (1.64%) Quantitative Developer
12 2 (1.64%) Junior
13 1 (0.82%) Junior Developer
13 1 (0.82%) Data Modeller
13 1 (0.82%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (84.43%) Pandas
2 77 (63.11%) NumPy
3 72 (59.02%) D3.js
4 46 (37.70%) scikit-learn
5 42 (34.43%) Natural Language Processing
6 39 (31.97%) Cascalog
7 35 (28.69%) Pyramid
8 33 (27.05%) Matplotlib
9 29 (23.77%) Highcharts JS
10 11 (9.02%) AngularJS
10 11 (9.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 7 (5.74%) STL
12 6 (4.92%) Flask
13 4 (3.28%) HTML
13 4 (3.28%) CSS
14 3 (2.46%) Esper
14 3 (2.46%) Kafka
14 3 (2.46%) PostGIS
14 3 (2.46%) htmlwidgets
15 1 (0.82%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 57 (46.72%) Visualisation
2 51 (41.80%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (38.52%) Hedge funds
4 45 (36.89%) Computer Science
5 26 (21.31%) Algorithms
6 17 (13.93%) Mathematics
7 11 (9.02%) Statistics
8 4 (3.28%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.46%) Physics
9 3 (2.46%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.82%) Economics
11 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.82%) Blog
11 1 (0.82%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.89%) Linux
2 30 (24.59%) Windows
3 7 (5.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (57.38%) Continuous Integration
2 69 (56.56%) Unit Testing
3 57 (46.72%) Analytics
4 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (41.80%) Statistical Analysis
6 41 (33.61%) Software Engineering
6 41 (33.61%) Data Munging
7 40 (32.79%) Time Series Analysis
8 39 (31.97%) Data Visualisation
9 35 (28.69%) User Stories
10 34 (27.87%) Open Source
11 31 (25.41%) OO
12 30 (24.59%) Web Development
13 29 (23.77%) Refactoring
13 29 (23.77%) TDD
13 29 (23.77%) BDD
14 24 (19.67%) Data Analysis
14 24 (19.67%) Data Analytics
15 17 (13.93%) Use Case
16 11 (9.02%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 118 (96.72%) Python
2 78 (63.93%) SQL
3 54 (44.26%) R
4 46 (37.70%) C++
5 42 (34.43%) VBA
6 39 (31.97%) Bash Shell
6 39 (31.97%) Clojure
7 37 (30.33%) Java
8 34 (27.87%) JavaScript
9 11 (9.02%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.28%) C
11 2 (1.64%) C#
12 1 (0.82%) Perl
12 1 (0.82%) Cython
Qualifications
1 35 (28.69%) PhD
2 28 (22.95%) Degree
3 13 (10.66%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 39 (31.97%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 39 (31.97%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (30.33%) Oracle
2 4 (3.28%) Google
2 4 (3.28%) Tableau
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