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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SciPy
Rank 840 893 860
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -33
Permanent jobs citing SciPy 52 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.031% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.079% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 13
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £42,500 -
% change year-on-year
-24.70% -

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
41070 45471 43326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.50% 38.87% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35057 38635 37492
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 £62,500 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

SciPy Salary Histogram in the UK

SciPy
Top 9 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 31 July 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 +35 52 £65,000 -3.70% 5
London +47 48 £75,000 +7.14% 3
City of London +36 15 £75,000 +4.52%
Slough - 2 £47,500 -
Plymouth - 2 £29,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £47,500 -
Devon - 2 £29,000 -
South East - 2 £47,500 -
South West - 2 £29,000 -

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 115 (98.29%) Python
2 102 (87.18%) Pandas
3 79 (67.52%) NumPy
4 76 (64.96%) SQL
5 71 (60.68%) D3.js
6 67 (57.26%) MongoDB
7 62 (52.99%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (52.14%) Unit Testing
9 60 (51.28%) Git (software)
9 60 (51.28%) Visualisation
10 59 (50.43%) Analytics
11 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
12 50 (42.74%) Statistical Analysis
12 50 (42.74%) R
13 47 (40.17%) Finance
14 46 (39.32%) Hedge funds
15 45 (38.46%) VBA
15 45 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
16 43 (36.75%) C++
16 43 (36.75%) Computer Science
17 42 (35.90%) Hadoop
18 41 (35.04%) Linux
19 40 (34.19%) NoSQL
20 39 (33.33%) scikit-learn
20 39 (33.33%) Apache Hive
21 38 (32.48%) Amazon AWS
22 37 (31.62%) Data Munging
22 37 (31.62%) Apache Pig
23 36 (30.77%) Time Series Analysis
23 36 (30.77%) Impala

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (31.62%) Apache Pig
2 6 (5.13%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.85%) IPython
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) SPSS
2 1 (0.85%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.85%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 38 (32.48%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (29.91%) Amazon EMR
2 35 (29.91%) Amazon EC2
2 35 (29.91%) Amazon S3
3 7 (5.98%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.71%) Heroku
5 1 (0.85%) GitHub
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (57.26%) MongoDB
2 42 (35.90%) Hadoop
3 40 (34.19%) NoSQL
4 39 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 36 (30.77%) Mahout
5 36 (30.77%) Impala
6 35 (29.91%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (17.09%) Big Data
8 10 (8.55%) Spotfire
8 10 (8.55%) QlikView
8 10 (8.55%) Data Mining
9 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (5.13%) KDB
10 5 (4.27%) RDBMS
10 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 60 (51.28%) Git (software)
2 35 (29.91%) Jenkins
2 35 (29.91%) Yeoman
3 24 (20.51%) Mercurial
4 6 (5.13%) Maven
General
1 47 (40.17%) Finance
2 25 (21.37%) Telecoms
2 25 (21.37%) Retail
3 14 (11.97%) Marketing
4 13 (11.11%) Front Office
5 6 (5.13%) Banking
6 5 (4.27%) Advertising
7 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (49.57%) Developer
2 45 (38.46%) Python Developer
3 40 (34.19%) Data Scientist
4 30 (25.64%) Analyst
5 20 (17.09%) Data Analyst
6 12 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 11 (9.40%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (8.55%) C++ Developer
8 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 9 (7.69%) Senior Python Developer
9 9 (7.69%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
10 8 (6.84%) Data Analytics Consultant
10 8 (6.84%) Data Consultant
10 8 (6.84%) Consultant
11 4 (3.42%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.56%) Senior Business Analyst
12 3 (2.56%) Senior C++ Developer
13 2 (1.71%) Chief Technology Officer
13 2 (1.71%) Software Developer
13 2 (1.71%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (87.18%) Pandas
2 79 (67.52%) NumPy
3 71 (60.68%) D3.js
4 39 (33.33%) scikit-learn
5 36 (30.77%) Matplotlib
5 36 (30.77%) Natural Language Processing
6 35 (29.91%) Cascalog
7 30 (25.64%) Pyramid
8 25 (21.37%) Highcharts JS
9 11 (9.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 10 (8.55%) htmlwidgets
11 7 (5.98%) STL
11 7 (5.98%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.71%) Esper
12 2 (1.71%) Flask
13 1 (0.85%) SQLAlchemy
13 1 (0.85%) HTML
13 1 (0.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (51.28%) Visualisation
2 46 (39.32%) Hedge funds
3 45 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (36.75%) Computer Science
5 21 (17.95%) Algorithms
6 16 (13.68%) Mathematics
7 8 (6.84%) Statistics
8 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.71%) Physics
9 2 (1.71%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.85%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.85%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.04%) Linux
2 27 (23.08%) Windows
3 7 (5.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.99%) Continuous Integration
2 61 (52.14%) Unit Testing
3 59 (50.43%) Analytics
4 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (42.74%) Statistical Analysis
6 37 (31.62%) Data Munging
7 36 (30.77%) Time Series Analysis
7 36 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 36 (30.77%) Data Visualisation
8 35 (29.91%) User Stories
9 29 (24.79%) Data Analytics
10 27 (23.08%) Web Development
10 27 (23.08%) OO
11 26 (22.22%) Open Source
12 25 (21.37%) BDD
12 25 (21.37%) TDD
12 25 (21.37%) Refactoring
13 22 (18.80%) Use Case
14 18 (15.38%) Data Analysis
15 16 (13.68%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 115 (98.29%) Python
2 76 (64.96%) SQL
3 50 (42.74%) R
4 45 (38.46%) VBA
5 43 (36.75%) C++
6 35 (29.91%) Java
6 35 (29.91%) Bash Shell
6 35 (29.91%) Clojure
7 28 (23.93%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.98%) MATLAB
9 5 (4.27%) C#
10 3 (2.56%) C
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) Cython
Qualifications
1 34 (29.06%) PhD
2 33 (28.21%) Degree
3 16 (13.68%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 35 (29.91%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.71%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 35 (29.91%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 34 (29.06%) Oracle
2 11 (9.40%) Tableau
3 7 (5.98%) Google
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