Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 12 18
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 18 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 26.47% 9.88% 5.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.43% 22.22% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 3
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £32,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.03% -7.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £20,125 £24,100
90th Percentile £50,500 £47,625 £42,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +10.63% -

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Fife
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 35 36 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 51.47% 44.44% 59.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 37
Fife median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -14.47% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,925 £29,600
90th Percentile £49,500 £46,050 £44,688
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Fife.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Fife

Python
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Fife.

Salary trend for Python in Fife

Python
Salary Histogram in Fife

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Fife over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Fife

Python
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Fife region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +7 8 £40,000 -8.57%
Glenrothes - 1 - -
Kirkcaldy - 1 - -
Python
Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Python.

1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) Ruby
4 5 (27.78%) C
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) PHP
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 4 (22.22%) WPF
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) XAML
5 4 (22.22%) RESTful
5 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (16.67%) SaaS
6 3 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) iPad
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) WordPress
6 3 (16.67%) Android
6 3 (16.67%) iPhone
6 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 3 (16.67%) Game Development

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) CMS
1 3 (16.67%) Drupal
1 3 (16.67%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) iTunes
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 3 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) RESTful
1 4 (22.22%) WPF
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) CSS3
2 3 (16.67%) Django
2 3 (16.67%) Flash
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) HTML5
2 3 (16.67%) OpenGL
2 3 (16.67%) React
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (16.67%) WebGL
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
2 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (16.67%) iPad
2 3 (16.67%) iPhone
2 3 (16.67%) PlayStation
2 3 (16.67%) Xbox
3 1 (5.56%) APACS
3 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Android
2 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 3 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
4 3 (16.67%) Game Development
4 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (16.67%) Physics
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) QA Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
6 1 (5.56%) SOLID
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Ruby
4 5 (27.78%) C
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) PHP
5 4 (22.22%) XAML
6 3 (16.67%) ActionScript
6 3 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (16.67%) Objective-C
7 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 2 (11.11%) Perl
8 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle