Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 26 25
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Python 377 206 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 16.84% 8.88% 9.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.10% 13.53% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 276 111 61
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -23.81%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,375 £80,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,502 1,522 1,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 67.08% 65.60% 62.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 931 705
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Glasgow

Python
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Python in Glasgow

Python
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Python.

1 218 (57.82%) SQL
2 213 (56.50%) Java
3 200 (53.05%) Finance
4 163 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (41.11%) OO
6 153 (40.58%) NoSQL
7 122 (32.36%) PostgreSQL
8 116 (30.77%) Test Automation
9 104 (27.59%) TDD
10 101 (26.79%) JavaScript
11 98 (25.99%) OOP
11 98 (25.99%) Continuous Integration
12 95 (25.20%) Oracle
13 94 (24.93%) Ansible
14 93 (24.67%) SDLC
15 91 (24.14%) Linux
16 84 (22.28%) HTML
16 84 (22.28%) BDD
17 82 (21.75%) AngularJS
18 81 (21.49%) Puppet
19 79 (20.95%) Docker
19 79 (20.95%) Relational Database
19 79 (20.95%) Maven
20 78 (20.69%) Hadoop
21 75 (19.89%) Spring
22 73 (19.36%) Hibernate
23 70 (18.57%) Apache Cassandra
23 70 (18.57%) Continuous Deployment
24 69 (18.30%) DevOps
24 69 (18.30%) Unit Testing

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 58 (15.38%) MQSeries
2 20 (5.31%) Apache Spark
3 18 (4.77%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.39%) Apache
5 8 (2.12%) Confluence
5 8 (2.12%) JBoss
5 8 (2.12%) Jetty
6 7 (1.86%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.59%) CloudStack
7 6 (1.59%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.80%) CMS
8 3 (0.80%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.80%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.27%) Podio
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 67 (17.77%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.92%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (2.92%) Serverless
4 10 (2.65%) Amazon Kinesis
4 10 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.86%) GitHub
7 6 (1.59%) PaaS
8 5 (1.33%) IaaS
8 5 (1.33%) SaaS
9 3 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.27%) Heroku
10 1 (0.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.71%) Firewall
2 4 (1.06%) SAN
3 3 (0.80%) AMQP
3 3 (0.80%) SSL
4 2 (0.53%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.27%) DHCP
5 1 (0.27%) DNS
5 1 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.27%) HTTP
5 1 (0.27%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (40.58%) NoSQL
2 122 (32.36%) PostgreSQL
3 79 (20.95%) Relational Database
4 78 (20.69%) Hadoop
5 70 (18.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 59 (15.65%) MySQL
7 58 (15.38%) Bigtable
8 35 (9.28%) Big Data
9 23 (6.10%) MongoDB
10 14 (3.71%) SQL Server
11 13 (3.45%) Oracle Database
12 10 (2.65%) Apache Hive
13 9 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (2.39%) HBase
13 9 (2.39%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.86%) Couchbase
14 7 (1.86%) Power BI
15 6 (1.59%) DB2
15 6 (1.59%) Redis
16 5 (1.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 79 (20.95%) Maven
2 59 (15.65%) Jenkins
3 52 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 31 (8.22%) TeamCity
5 25 (6.63%) JIRA
6 22 (5.84%) Cucumber
7 19 (5.04%) Subversion
8 17 (4.51%) JUnit
8 17 (4.51%) Selenium
9 15 (3.98%) Vagrant
10 13 (3.45%) Artifactory
10 13 (3.45%) GoCD
11 11 (2.92%) SpecFlow
12 10 (2.65%) Appium
12 10 (2.65%) GitLab
12 10 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (2.39%) FitNesse
14 7 (1.86%) JBehave
14 7 (1.86%) JMeter
15 6 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 200 (53.05%) Finance
2 20 (5.31%) Banking
3 6 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.06%) Law
5 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.53%) Front Office
5 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.27%) Legal
6 1 (0.27%) Marketing
6 1 (0.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.27%) Retail Finance
6 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (35.28%) Developer
2 53 (14.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (14.06%) Java Developer
2 53 (14.06%) Python Engineer
3 40 (10.61%) Python Developer
4 34 (9.02%) Software Engineer
5 30 (7.96%) Technical Leader
6 24 (6.37%) Java Engineer
7 21 (5.57%) Senior Developer
8 18 (4.77%) Python Software Engineer
9 16 (4.24%) Data Scientist
10 11 (2.92%) Senior DevOps
10 11 (2.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 10 (2.65%) Analyst
11 10 (2.65%) Senior Python Developer
12 9 (2.39%) Programmer
13 8 (2.12%) Lead Developer
13 8 (2.12%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (2.12%) Python Programmer
13 8 (2.12%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (22.28%) HTML
2 82 (21.75%) AngularJS
3 75 (19.89%) Spring
4 73 (19.36%) Hibernate
5 69 (18.30%) XML
6 61 (16.18%) Middleware
7 58 (15.38%) XML Schema
8 20 (5.31%) scikit-learn
9 19 (5.04%) REST
10 18 (4.77%) NumPy
10 18 (4.77%) Pandas
11 17 (4.51%) CSS
12 16 (4.24%) jQuery
13 15 (3.98%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (3.98%) SciPy
14 14 (3.71%) Django
14 14 (3.71%) RESTful
15 13 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (3.18%) HTML5
17 11 (2.92%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.65%) Enterprise Software
2 58 (15.38%) Virtual Team
3 34 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (7.16%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.24%) Fintech
6 15 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (3.98%) User Experience
7 14 (3.71%) Robotics
8 12 (3.18%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.39%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.86%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (1.33%) Reference Data
13 4 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
14 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 91 (24.14%) Linux
2 51 (13.53%) Unix
3 20 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (3.71%) Windows
5 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.80%) CentOS
6 3 (0.80%) Solaris
7 2 (0.53%) AIX
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (41.11%) OO
3 116 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 104 (27.59%) TDD
5 98 (25.99%) Continuous Integration
5 98 (25.99%) OOP
6 93 (24.67%) SDLC
7 84 (22.28%) BDD
8 70 (18.57%) Continuous Deployment
9 69 (18.30%) DevOps
9 69 (18.30%) Unit Testing
10 62 (16.45%) Software Engineering
10 62 (16.45%) System Testing
11 60 (15.92%) Collaborative Working
12 58 (15.38%) Complex Event Processing
12 58 (15.38%) Domain Models
12 58 (15.38%) Refactoring
13 48 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
14 42 (11.14%) Machine Learning
15 33 (8.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 218 (57.82%) SQL
2 213 (56.50%) Java
3 101 (26.79%) JavaScript
4 65 (17.24%) C++
5 64 (16.98%) Ruby
6 61 (16.18%) C#
7 59 (15.65%) PHP
8 58 (15.38%) XPath
9 50 (13.26%) Bash Shell
10 25 (6.63%) Perl
11 18 (4.77%) Scala
12 14 (3.71%) R
13 12 (3.18%) Java 8
13 12 (3.18%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.92%) PowerShell
15 10 (2.65%) PL/SQL
16 9 (2.39%) Clojure
16 9 (2.39%) Lisp
17 4 (1.06%) C
17 4 (1.06%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (6.37%) Degree
2 10 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.33%) ISEB
3 5 (1.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.98%) QA
2 7 (1.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 79 (20.95%) Docker
2 6 (1.59%) vSphere
2 6 (1.59%) Xen
2 6 (1.59%) XenServer
3 2 (0.53%) HDFS
4 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) NFS
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 94 (24.93%) Ansible
2 81 (21.49%) Puppet
3 23 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.92%) Cobbler
5 10 (2.65%) Packer
5 10 (2.65%) Terraform
6 9 (2.39%) Graphite
6 9 (2.39%) HAProxy
6 9 (2.39%) Icinga
7 6 (1.59%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.53%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.27%) Nagios
9 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.27%) Salt
9 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 95 (25.20%) Oracle
2 12 (3.18%) VMware
3 11 (2.92%) SAP
3 11 (2.92%) Sybase
4 8 (2.12%) IBM
4 8 (2.12%) Tableau
5 7 (1.86%) Avaloq
5 7 (1.86%) Fiserv
5 7 (1.86%) Temenos
6 6 (1.59%) Cognos
6 6 (1.59%) EnterpriseDB
6 6 (1.59%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.59%) Perforce
7 5 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.33%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.06%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.80%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.80%) Google
9 3 (0.80%) Informatica
9 3 (0.80%) Splunk