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

Python
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 33 31
Rank change year-on-year +26 -2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 464 175 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.88% 7.93% 8.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.40% 11.81% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 311 98 68
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +66.67% -40.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £61,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%

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 1,634 1,482 1,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 66.48% 67.18% 60.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,181 866 776
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,375 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 270 (58.19%) SQL
2 266 (57.33%) Java
3 225 (48.49%) Finance
4 214 (46.12%) NoSQL
5 166 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
6 160 (34.48%) OO
7 138 (29.74%) PostgreSQL
8 127 (27.37%) TDD
8 127 (27.37%) JavaScript
9 123 (26.51%) SDLC
10 121 (26.08%) Ansible
11 117 (25.22%) Test Automation
12 107 (23.06%) OOP
13 105 (22.63%) Spring
13 105 (22.63%) Puppet
14 102 (21.98%) Hibernate
15 100 (21.55%) HTML
15 100 (21.55%) Docker
16 97 (20.91%) Oracle
17 95 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
18 94 (20.26%) Continuous Integration
19 91 (19.61%) BDD
20 87 (18.75%) DevOps
21 86 (18.53%) Unit Testing
21 86 (18.53%) Machine Learning
21 86 (18.53%) AngularJS
22 84 (18.10%) Hadoop
23 82 (17.67%) Ruby
24 81 (17.46%) Maven
24 81 (17.46%) C++

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 (12.50%) MQSeries
2 24 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 19 (4.09%) Apache Spark
5 16 (3.45%) Jetty
6 15 (3.23%) JBoss
7 13 (2.80%) WebLogic
8 12 (2.59%) Confluence
9 7 (1.51%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.51%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.29%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.65%) Apache
11 3 (0.65%) CMS
11 3 (0.65%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.22%) nginx
13 1 (0.22%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 95 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (6.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 28 (6.03%) AWS Lambda
4 28 (6.03%) Serverless
5 27 (5.82%) Amazon Kinesis
6 11 (2.37%) SaaS
7 9 (1.94%) IaaS
7 9 (1.94%) PaaS
8 6 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (1.29%) GitHub
9 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.43%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.96%) Firewall
2 9 (1.94%) HTTP
3 8 (1.72%) SSL
3 8 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.51%) Internet
4 7 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (1.29%) DNS
5 6 (1.29%) IPsec
5 6 (1.29%) SMTP
5 6 (1.29%) VPN
6 4 (0.86%) AMQP
7 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.22%) Network Security
8 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (46.12%) NoSQL
2 138 (29.74%) PostgreSQL
3 84 (18.10%) Hadoop
4 78 (16.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 78 (16.81%) Relational Database
5 65 (14.01%) MySQL
6 58 (12.50%) Bigtable
7 45 (9.70%) Big Data
8 34 (7.33%) MongoDB
9 16 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (3.02%) Couchbase
10 14 (3.02%) Oracle Database
10 14 (3.02%) Redis
11 13 (2.80%) Riak
12 12 (2.59%) Data Mining
13 9 (1.94%) DB2
14 8 (1.72%) Data Lake
15 7 (1.51%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (1.51%) RDBMS
16 6 (1.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 81 (17.46%) Maven
2 58 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 49 (10.56%) Jenkins
4 30 (6.47%) Cucumber
5 25 (5.39%) JIRA
5 25 (5.39%) Selenium
5 25 (5.39%) TeamCity
6 22 (4.74%) Vagrant
7 19 (4.09%) JUnit
8 14 (3.02%) FitNesse
9 13 (2.80%) Subversion
10 12 (2.59%) GoCD
11 10 (2.16%) JMeter
12 9 (1.94%) Artifactory
12 9 (1.94%) GitLab
12 9 (1.94%) JBehave
12 9 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (1.72%) Appium
13 8 (1.72%) Gatling
13 8 (1.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 225 (48.49%) Finance
2 36 (7.76%) Banking
3 10 (2.16%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.08%) Electronics
5 2 (0.43%) Advertising
5 2 (0.43%) Front Office
6 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.22%) Games
6 1 (0.22%) Legal
6 1 (0.22%) Marketing
6 1 (0.22%) Retail
6 1 (0.22%) Retail Finance
6 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 184 (39.66%) Developer
2 87 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 72 (15.52%) Python Developer
4 65 (14.01%) DevOps Engineer
5 51 (10.99%) Software Engineer
6 38 (8.19%) Senior Developer
7 37 (7.97%) Python Engineer
8 30 (6.47%) Data Scientist
9 25 (5.39%) Senior Python Developer
10 21 (4.53%) Java Engineer
10 21 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
11 20 (4.31%) Technical Leader
12 19 (4.09%) Python Software Engineer
13 18 (3.88%) Programmer
14 15 (3.23%) Lead Developer
14 15 (3.23%) Python Programmer
15 14 (3.02%) Analyst
16 12 (2.59%) Java Software Engineer
17 11 (2.37%) Architect
17 11 (2.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (22.63%) Spring
2 102 (21.98%) Hibernate
3 100 (21.55%) HTML
4 86 (18.53%) AngularJS
5 61 (13.15%) XML
6 59 (12.72%) Middleware
7 58 (12.50%) XML Schema
8 39 (8.41%) scikit-learn
9 34 (7.33%) NumPy
9 34 (7.33%) Pandas
10 33 (7.11%) SciPy
11 26 (5.60%) Django
12 21 (4.53%) HTML5
13 19 (4.09%) REST
14 18 (3.88%) jQuery
15 17 (3.66%) CSS
16 16 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (3.02%) RabbitMQ
18 12 (2.59%) Flask
19 11 (2.37%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 58 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 39 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 32 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 25 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (5.39%) User Experience
6 18 (3.88%) Fintech
7 16 (3.45%) Robotics
8 14 (3.02%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.94%) Enterprise Cloud
9 9 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.72%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.51%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.51%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.29%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.29%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.86%) Equities
14 3 (0.65%) DataPower
14 3 (0.65%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 79 (17.03%) Linux
2 50 (10.78%) Unix
3 23 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (2.80%) Windows
5 8 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.51%) CentOS
7 2 (0.43%) AIX
7 2 (0.43%) Android
7 2 (0.43%) Solaris
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (34.48%) OO
3 127 (27.37%) TDD
4 123 (26.51%) SDLC
5 117 (25.22%) Test Automation
6 107 (23.06%) OOP
7 94 (20.26%) Continuous Integration
8 91 (19.61%) BDD
9 87 (18.75%) DevOps
10 86 (18.53%) Machine Learning
10 86 (18.53%) Unit Testing
11 76 (16.38%) Continuous Deployment
11 76 (16.38%) Software Engineering
12 66 (14.22%) Collaborative Working
13 65 (14.01%) System Testing
14 58 (12.50%) Complex Event Processing
14 58 (12.50%) Domain Models
14 58 (12.50%) Refactoring
15 47 (10.13%) Data Analysis
16 46 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 270 (58.19%) SQL
2 266 (57.33%) Java
3 127 (27.37%) JavaScript
4 82 (17.67%) Ruby
5 81 (17.46%) C++
6 77 (16.59%) PHP
7 71 (15.30%) C#
8 58 (12.50%) XPath
9 52 (11.21%) Bash Shell
10 21 (4.53%) Perl
11 19 (4.09%) Clojure
12 18 (3.88%) Lisp
12 18 (3.88%) PowerShell
13 17 (3.66%) R
14 14 (3.02%) Java 8
15 12 (2.59%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.94%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.72%) Scala
18 7 (1.51%) Objective-C
19 3 (0.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (5.39%) Degree
2 7 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.43%) PhD
4 1 (0.22%) GCIH
4 1 (0.22%) ISEB
4 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.16%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.22%) GCP
System Software
1 100 (21.55%) Docker
2 6 (1.29%) vSphere
2 6 (1.29%) Xen
2 6 (1.29%) XenServer
3 4 (0.86%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.43%) HDFS
4 2 (0.43%) vCloud
5 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 121 (26.08%) Ansible
2 105 (22.63%) Puppet
3 38 (8.19%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (4.31%) Cobbler
5 9 (1.94%) HAProxy
5 9 (1.94%) Packer
5 9 (1.94%) Terraform
6 8 (1.72%) Graphite
6 8 (1.72%) Icinga
7 7 (1.51%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.86%) logstash
9 3 (0.65%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.43%) Kibana
10 2 (0.43%) Nagios
10 2 (0.43%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.22%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 1 (0.22%) CSIRT
11 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 97 (20.91%) Oracle
2 16 (3.45%) VMware
3 15 (3.23%) Sybase
4 12 (2.59%) Google
4 12 (2.59%) SAP
5 10 (2.16%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.72%) IBM
7 7 (1.51%) Avaloq
7 7 (1.51%) Fiserv
7 7 (1.51%) Splunk
7 7 (1.51%) Temenos
8 6 (1.29%) EnterpriseDB
9 4 (0.86%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.86%) Perforce
9 4 (0.86%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.86%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.65%) Informatica
11 2 (0.43%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.43%) Symantec
11 2 (0.43%) Zend