Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 19 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 330 230 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.39% 10.03% 9.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.74% 15.68% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 256 124 58
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -23.81%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +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 1,390 1,467 1,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 64.83% 63.95% 62.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,003 923 699
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,800 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 209 (63.33%) SQL
2 198 (60.00%) Java
3 183 (55.45%) Finance
4 150 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 138 (41.82%) OO
6 123 (37.27%) NoSQL
7 110 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
8 105 (31.82%) Test Automation
9 95 (28.79%) JavaScript
10 92 (27.88%) Oracle
11 90 (27.27%) OOP
12 88 (26.67%) Linux
12 88 (26.67%) TDD
13 86 (26.06%) SDLC
14 85 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
15 76 (23.03%) Ansible
16 74 (22.42%) Relational Database
17 73 (22.12%) Puppet
18 72 (21.82%) BDD
18 72 (21.82%) AngularJS
18 72 (21.82%) HTML
19 71 (21.52%) Hadoop
20 70 (21.21%) Docker
20 70 (21.21%) XML
20 70 (21.21%) Maven
21 64 (19.39%) Ruby
21 64 (19.39%) C++
22 63 (19.09%) C#
23 60 (18.18%) Middleware
23 60 (18.18%) Spring

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 50 (15.15%) MQSeries
2 22 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 16 (4.85%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.03%) Apache
5 8 (2.42%) Confluence
6 6 (1.82%) CloudStack
6 6 (1.82%) JBoss
6 6 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.52%) Jetty
7 5 (1.52%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.61%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 48 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.52%) GitHub
4 4 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.91%) npm
6 2 (0.61%) Apigee
6 2 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.61%) PaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Serverless
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.73%) Firewall
2 4 (1.21%) SAN
2 4 (1.21%) SSL
3 3 (0.91%) AMQP
3 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.61%) DHCP
4 2 (0.61%) DNS
4 2 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.61%) HTTP
4 2 (0.61%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.61%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (37.27%) NoSQL
2 110 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 74 (22.42%) Relational Database
4 71 (21.52%) Hadoop
5 59 (17.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 58 (17.58%) MySQL
7 50 (15.15%) Bigtable
8 37 (11.21%) Big Data
9 19 (5.76%) SQL Server
10 15 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (4.55%) MongoDB
10 15 (4.55%) Oracle Database
11 13 (3.94%) Power BI
12 11 (3.33%) Apache Hive
13 9 (2.73%) HBase
13 9 (2.73%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.52%) Couchbase
14 5 (1.52%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.52%) MariaDB
14 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 70 (21.21%) Maven
2 60 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 49 (14.85%) Git (software)
4 31 (9.39%) TeamCity
5 28 (8.48%) JIRA
6 22 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 18 (5.45%) JUnit
7 18 (5.45%) Subversion
8 16 (4.85%) SpecFlow
9 15 (4.55%) Appium
9 15 (4.55%) Selenium
10 14 (4.24%) Visual Studio
11 12 (3.64%) Artifactory
12 11 (3.33%) FitNesse
13 9 (2.73%) Vagrant
14 8 (2.42%) JBehave
14 8 (2.42%) JMeter
15 7 (2.12%) Bitbucket
15 7 (2.12%) Gatling
15 7 (2.12%) GitLab
General
1 183 (55.45%) Finance
2 19 (5.76%) Banking
3 5 (1.52%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.21%) Law
5 3 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Front Office
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 115 (34.85%) Developer
2 55 (16.67%) Python Engineer
3 48 (14.55%) Java Developer
4 39 (11.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 30 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 26 (7.88%) Java Engineer
7 22 (6.67%) Python Developer
8 17 (5.15%) Software Engineer
9 16 (4.85%) Analyst
10 15 (4.55%) Senior Developer
11 14 (4.24%) Data Scientist
12 12 (3.64%) Data Analyst
13 11 (3.33%) Consultant
13 11 (3.33%) Software Developer
14 10 (3.03%) Business Consultant
14 10 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 10 (3.03%) C++ Developer
15 8 (2.42%) Automation Engineer
15 8 (2.42%) Python Software Engineer
16 6 (1.82%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (21.82%) AngularJS
1 72 (21.82%) HTML
2 70 (21.21%) XML
3 60 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 60 (18.18%) Middleware
3 60 (18.18%) Spring
4 50 (15.15%) XML Schema
5 19 (5.76%) RESTful
6 17 (5.15%) CSS
7 14 (4.24%) REST
8 13 (3.94%) React
9 11 (3.33%) jQuery
9 11 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 9 (2.73%) Django
11 9 (2.73%) JSON
12 8 (2.42%) .NET
12 8 (2.42%) Kafka
12 8 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (2.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.27%) Enterprise Software
2 50 (15.15%) Virtual Team
3 39 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.64%) Algorithms
6 10 (3.03%) Fintech
6 10 (3.03%) Robotics
7 9 (2.73%) User Experience
8 8 (2.42%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.52%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.21%) Derivative
11 4 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.21%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.30%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.30%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 88 (26.67%) Linux
2 36 (10.91%) Unix
3 23 (6.97%) Windows
4 18 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.52%) Android
7 4 (1.21%) Solaris
8 3 (0.91%) CentOS
9 2 (0.61%) AIX
10 1 (0.30%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (41.82%) OO
3 105 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 90 (27.27%) OOP
5 88 (26.67%) TDD
6 86 (26.06%) SDLC
7 85 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
8 72 (21.82%) BDD
9 59 (17.88%) Continuous Deployment
10 58 (17.58%) Unit Testing
11 53 (16.06%) System Testing
12 52 (15.76%) Collaborative Working
13 50 (15.15%) Complex Event Processing
13 50 (15.15%) DevOps
13 50 (15.15%) Domain Models
13 50 (15.15%) Refactoring
14 44 (13.33%) Analytics
15 40 (12.12%) Software Engineering
16 39 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
17 33 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 209 (63.33%) SQL
2 198 (60.00%) Java
3 95 (28.79%) JavaScript
4 64 (19.39%) C++
4 64 (19.39%) Ruby
5 63 (19.09%) C#
6 56 (16.97%) Bash Shell
6 56 (16.97%) PHP
7 50 (15.15%) XPath
8 31 (9.39%) Perl
9 21 (6.36%) Scala
10 19 (5.76%) R
11 17 (5.15%) PL/SQL
12 11 (3.33%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.03%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.82%) Java 8
15 4 (1.21%) C
15 4 (1.21%) Groovy
16 3 (0.91%) ES6
16 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (4.55%) Degree
2 6 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.52%) ISEB
3 5 (1.52%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.85%) QA
2 13 (3.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 70 (21.21%) Docker
2 6 (1.82%) vSphere
2 6 (1.82%) Xen
2 6 (1.82%) XenServer
3 3 (0.91%) HDFS
4 2 (0.61%) NFS
5 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 76 (23.03%) Ansible
2 73 (22.12%) Puppet
3 23 (6.97%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.73%) Cobbler
5 7 (2.12%) Terraform
6 6 (1.82%) Packer
6 6 (1.82%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.52%) Graphite
7 5 (1.52%) HAProxy
7 5 (1.52%) Icinga
8 3 (0.91%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.30%) Marathon
10 1 (0.30%) Mesos
10 1 (0.30%) Nagios
10 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.30%) Salt
10 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (27.88%) Oracle
2 16 (4.85%) Tableau
3 12 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.64%) TIBCO
4 10 (3.03%) Cognos
4 10 (3.03%) SAP
5 9 (2.73%) IBM
5 9 (2.73%) Sybase
6 8 (2.42%) Solace
6 8 (2.42%) VMware
7 7 (2.12%) Avaloq
7 7 (2.12%) Fiserv
7 7 (2.12%) Perforce
7 7 (2.12%) Temenos
8 6 (1.82%) EnterpriseDB
8 6 (1.82%) Talarian
9 5 (1.52%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.91%) CA
10 3 (0.91%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.91%) Informatica