Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 24 18
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 169 91 196
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.91% 9.77% 10.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.12% 15.12% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 114 58 120
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,813 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -10.00%
75th Percentile £67,188 £67,500 £62,563
90th Percentile £78,500 £75,000 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £52,375 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.75% +11.11% -10.00%

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 764 602 1,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 53.84% 64.66% 63.15%
Number of salaries quoted 507 414 852
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,568 £37,750 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £69,250 £65,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £44,925
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.73% -0.17%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Glasgow

Python
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Python in Glasgow

Python
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in Glasgow over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Python in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 70 (41.42%) Java
2 66 (39.05%) Azure
3 60 (35.50%) AWS
3 60 (35.50%) SQL
3 60 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (31.36%) Linux
5 52 (30.77%) DevOps
6 48 (28.40%) JavaScript
7 47 (27.81%) C#
8 42 (24.85%) Social Skills
9 32 (18.93%) Microsoft
10 30 (17.75%) Software Engineering
11 29 (17.16%) HTML
12 27 (15.98%) CSS
12 27 (15.98%) Docker
13 26 (15.38%) Kubernetes
14 25 (14.79%) Mentoring
14 25 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (14.20%) React
16 23 (13.61%) OOP
16 23 (13.61%) Oracle
17 22 (13.02%) Data Integration
17 22 (13.02%) Power Platform
17 22 (13.02%) Power BI
18 21 (12.43%) HTML5
19 20 (11.83%) CSS3
20 19 (11.24%) Kafka
20 19 (11.24%) Bash Shell
20 19 (11.24%) Unix
20 19 (11.24%) Finance

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 14 (8.28%) Apache Spark
2 11 (6.51%) Apache
3 8 (4.73%) SAS
4 5 (2.96%) nginx
4 5 (2.96%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.37%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.78%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.78%) Confluence
6 3 (1.78%) IIS
6 3 (1.78%) JBoss
6 3 (1.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Stata
2 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 66 (39.05%) Azure
2 60 (35.50%) AWS
3 22 (13.02%) Power Platform
4 12 (7.10%) GitHub
5 10 (5.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (4.14%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 6 (3.55%) GCP
7 6 (3.55%) IaaS
7 6 (3.55%) PaaS
8 5 (2.96%) SaaS
9 4 (2.37%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (2.37%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (2.37%) Serverless
10 3 (1.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.78%) npm
11 2 (1.18%) Microsoft 365
12 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.33%) Firewall
2 7 (4.14%) Internet
3 6 (3.55%) VPN
4 5 (2.96%) 3G
4 5 (2.96%) 4G
4 5 (2.96%) MQTT
4 5 (2.96%) WAN
5 4 (2.37%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.78%) Network Security
6 3 (1.78%) SSL
7 2 (1.18%) DMZ
7 2 (1.18%) DNS
7 2 (1.18%) HTTP
7 2 (1.18%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.59%) FTP
8 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.02%) Power BI
2 16 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (8.88%) Big Data
4 14 (8.28%) Hadoop
5 13 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 12 (7.10%) Apache Hive
6 12 (7.10%) Pentaho
7 11 (6.51%) MySQL
7 11 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (6.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (4.73%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (4.73%) SSDT
9 8 (4.73%) Tableau
10 6 (3.55%) Redis
11 5 (2.96%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (2.37%) Data Lake
12 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
12 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (10.65%) Jenkins
2 17 (10.06%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.73%) JIRA
4 6 (3.55%) webpack
5 5 (2.96%) GitLab
6 4 (2.37%) Maven
6 4 (2.37%) Selenium
6 4 (2.37%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.78%) AppScan
7 3 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.78%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.78%) CircleCI
7 3 (1.78%) Gerrit
7 3 (1.78%) Gradle
7 3 (1.78%) Subversion
7 3 (1.78%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.78%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.18%) Appium
General
1 42 (24.85%) Social Skills
2 19 (11.24%) Finance
3 17 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.06%) Presentation Skills
4 15 (8.88%) Games
5 14 (8.28%) Law
6 12 (7.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 7 (4.14%) Multimedia
7 7 (4.14%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.96%) Banking
8 5 (2.96%) Electronics
9 3 (1.78%) Legal
10 2 (1.18%) Automotive
10 2 (1.18%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (1.18%) Marketing
10 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.18%) Retail
10 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (27.81%) Developer
2 19 (11.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (8.28%) Tester
4 13 (7.69%) Data Engineer
4 13 (7.69%) Games Tester
4 13 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 13 (7.69%) Trainee
4 13 (7.69%) Trainee Software Tester
4 13 (7.69%) Trainee Tester
5 12 (7.10%) Technical Trainer
5 12 (7.10%) Trainer
6 11 (6.51%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) Software Developer
8 9 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.33%) Python Developer
8 9 (5.33%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Embedded Engineer
9 8 (4.73%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Web Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.16%) HTML
2 27 (15.98%) CSS
3 24 (14.20%) React
4 21 (12.43%) HTML5
5 20 (11.83%) CSS3
6 19 (11.24%) Kafka
7 15 (8.88%) Web Services
8 14 (8.28%) Node.js
9 13 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 13 (7.69%) Java SE
10 12 (7.10%) .NET
11 11 (6.51%) Vue.js
12 10 (5.92%) RESTful
13 8 (4.73%) Django
14 6 (3.55%) .NET Framework
15 5 (2.96%) Celery
15 5 (2.96%) REST
16 4 (2.37%) Redux
16 4 (2.37%) Ruby on Rails
16 4 (2.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.06%) Data Structures
2 15 (8.88%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (7.10%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.55%) FMCG
4 6 (3.55%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.55%) Raspberry Pi
5 5 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.37%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.78%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.78%) User Experience
7 3 (1.78%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.18%) Robotics
9 1 (0.59%) e-Health
9 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 53 (31.36%) Linux
2 19 (11.24%) Unix
3 11 (6.51%) Windows
4 4 (2.37%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.18%) Robot Operating System
6 1 (0.59%) CentOS
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.59%) Solaris
6 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.77%) DevOps
3 30 (17.75%) Software Engineering
4 25 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (14.79%) Mentoring
5 23 (13.61%) OOP
6 22 (13.02%) Data Integration
7 18 (10.65%) Data Science
7 18 (10.65%) OO
7 18 (10.65%) Test Automation
8 16 (9.47%) Analytics
8 16 (9.47%) Software Testing
9 15 (8.88%) Data Modelling
9 15 (8.88%) ETL
9 15 (8.88%) SDLC
9 15 (8.88%) Waterfall
10 14 (8.28%) Data Engineering
10 14 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (8.28%) Visualisation
11 13 (7.69%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 70 (41.42%) Java
2 60 (35.50%) SQL
3 48 (28.40%) JavaScript
4 47 (27.81%) C#
5 19 (11.24%) Bash Shell
6 18 (10.65%) C++
7 17 (10.06%) Java 8
8 16 (9.47%) Perl
9 14 (8.28%) C
9 14 (8.28%) PowerShell
10 12 (7.10%) PHP
11 11 (6.51%) Ruby
12 10 (5.92%) Go
12 10 (5.92%) R
13 6 (3.55%) PL/SQL
13 6 (3.55%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.78%) ES6
14 3 (1.78%) Scala
14 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (9.47%) Degree
2 13 (7.69%) CIW
2 13 (7.69%) OCA
2 13 (7.69%) OCP
2 13 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (5.33%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.59%) CISSP
7 1 (0.59%) HND
7 1 (0.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.10%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.96%) QA
3 3 (1.78%) SLA
4 2 (1.18%) GDPR
4 2 (1.18%) HIPAA
4 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (15.98%) Docker
2 6 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 16 (9.47%) Terraform
3 14 (8.28%) Ansible
4 13 (7.69%) Puppet
5 10 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.78%) CFEngine
6 3 (1.78%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.78%) Nagios
6 3 (1.78%) Packer
6 3 (1.78%) Rundeck
6 3 (1.78%) SCCM
6 3 (1.78%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.59%) Consul
7 1 (0.59%) Istio
Vendors
1 32 (18.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.61%) Oracle
3 14 (8.28%) Google
4 12 (7.10%) Talend
5 7 (4.14%) VMware
6 6 (3.55%) Databricks
6 6 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.96%) SAP
7 5 (2.96%) Splunk
8 4 (2.37%) StreamSets
9 3 (1.78%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.78%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.78%) Sybase
9 3 (1.78%) Veracode
10 2 (1.18%) Cognizant
10 2 (1.18%) DataFlux
10 2 (1.18%) Teradata
11 1 (0.59%) Cisco
11 1 (0.59%) NetApp
11 1 (0.59%) Red Hat