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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland / Fife
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 - 14
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Python 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 4.17% - 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% - 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £26,500 - £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 14 21 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 58.33% 72.41% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 25
Median salary £26,500 £28,500 £40,499
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.01% -29.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL

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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet