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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 30 41 32
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Python 67 71 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.34% 5.47% 7.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.15% 9.93% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 63
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,000 £60,000
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 Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 601 715 691
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 65.83% 55.13% 61.15%
Number of salaries quoted 325 411 441
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,160 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Glasgow

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Python.

1 83 (65.35%) Java
2 65 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (37.01%) Finance
4 45 (35.43%) C++
5 28 (22.05%) SQL
6 27 (21.26%) Linux
7 26 (20.47%) Relational Database
8 25 (19.69%) OO
9 24 (18.90%) Software Engineering
9 24 (18.90%) SDLC
10 22 (17.32%) Risk Management
10 22 (17.32%) C#
11 20 (15.75%) Ruby
11 20 (15.75%) Big Data
12 19 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (14.96%) Perl
12 19 (14.96%) Windows
13 18 (14.17%) TDD
14 17 (13.39%) Banking
14 17 (13.39%) Scrum
15 16 (12.60%) Reference Data
16 15 (11.81%) JavaScript
16 15 (11.81%) HTML
17 14 (11.02%) Jenkins
18 13 (10.24%) Analytics
18 13 (10.24%) Machine Learning
18 13 (10.24%) DevOps
18 13 (10.24%) Market Risk
18 13 (10.24%) Unit Testing
18 13 (10.24%) CSS

Python
Top Related 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 6 (4.72%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.94%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.36%) Apache
4 3 (2.36%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.79%) JBoss
5 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) Houdini
2 3 (2.36%) Maya
2 3 (2.36%) NUKE
3 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.79%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.94%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.94%) IaaS
3 5 (3.94%) PaaS
4 3 (2.36%) GitHub
5 2 (1.57%) SaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) Firewall
2 2 (1.57%) Internet
2 2 (1.57%) LDAP
2 2 (1.57%) Multicast
2 2 (1.57%) SAN
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.79%) DHCP
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) LAN
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.47%) Relational Database
2 20 (15.75%) Big Data
3 11 (8.66%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.30%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.51%) MySQL
6 6 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.72%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.94%) Apache Hive
7 5 (3.94%) Flink
8 3 (2.36%) KDB
8 3 (2.36%) Kdb+
8 3 (2.36%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.36%) Neo4j
8 3 (2.36%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.57%) DB2
10 1 (0.79%) GIS
10 1 (0.79%) MSDE
10 1 (0.79%) Redis
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.30%) JUnit
3 7 (5.51%) Selenium
4 4 (3.15%) JIRA
5 3 (2.36%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.36%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (2.36%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.57%) Ant
6 2 (1.57%) Appium
6 2 (1.57%) Calabash
6 2 (1.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.57%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.57%) JBehave
6 2 (1.57%) JMeter
6 2 (1.57%) MSI
6 2 (1.57%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.57%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 47 (37.01%) Finance
2 17 (13.39%) Banking
3 12 (9.45%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.30%) Games
5 4 (3.15%) Retail
5 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (66.93%) Developer
2 52 (40.94%) Python Developer
3 23 (18.11%) Senior Developer
4 21 (16.54%) Lead Developer
5 14 (11.02%) Senior Python Developer
6 13 (10.24%) Software Developer
7 12 (9.45%) Java Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Applications Developer
9 9 (7.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (7.09%) Software Engineer
10 8 (6.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Java Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Tester
12 3 (2.36%) Administrator
12 3 (2.36%) Development Manager
12 3 (2.36%) Lead Java Developer
12 3 (2.36%) Security Engineer
12 3 (2.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.81%) HTML
2 13 (10.24%) CSS
3 11 (8.66%) REST
4 10 (7.87%) jQuery
5 8 (6.30%) Ajax
6 7 (5.51%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (4.72%) XML
8 5 (3.94%) Kafka
8 5 (3.94%) NumPy
8 5 (3.94%) SciPy
8 5 (3.94%) Spring
9 4 (3.15%) CryEngine
9 4 (3.15%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 4 (3.15%) Unreal Engine
9 4 (3.15%) Web Services
10 3 (2.36%) .NET
10 3 (2.36%) Drools
10 3 (2.36%) HTML5
10 3 (2.36%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) Reference Data
2 13 (10.24%) Market Risk
3 10 (7.87%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.09%) Robotics
5 7 (5.51%) Animation
6 6 (4.72%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (3.94%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.94%) Public Cloud
8 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.57%) User Experience
10 1 (0.79%) Clustering
10 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.79%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.79%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.26%) Linux
2 19 (14.96%) Windows
3 6 (4.72%) Unix
3 6 (4.72%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.57%) Android
5 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.69%) OO
3 24 (18.90%) SDLC
3 24 (18.90%) Software Engineering
4 22 (17.32%) Risk Management
5 18 (14.17%) TDD
6 17 (13.39%) Scrum
7 13 (10.24%) Analytics
7 13 (10.24%) DevOps
7 13 (10.24%) Machine Learning
7 13 (10.24%) Unit Testing
8 12 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.09%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.09%) Microservices
10 8 (6.30%) Open Source
10 8 (6.30%) Software Distribution
11 7 (5.51%) BDD
11 7 (5.51%) OOD
12 5 (3.94%) OOP
12 5 (3.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 83 (65.35%) Java
2 45 (35.43%) C++
3 28 (22.05%) SQL
4 22 (17.32%) C#
5 20 (15.75%) Ruby
6 19 (14.96%) Perl
7 15 (11.81%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.87%) PowerShell
8 10 (7.87%) Scala
9 5 (3.94%) GraphQL
10 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.15%) Groovy
10 4 (3.15%) PHP
10 4 (3.15%) VBScript
11 3 (2.36%) R
12 2 (1.57%) C
12 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.79%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.79%) GLSL
13 1 (0.79%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) CCNA
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.79%) CISSP
3 1 (0.79%) EnCE
3 1 (0.79%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.72%) Docker
2 5 (3.94%) Apache Flume
3 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) Ceph
4 1 (0.79%) Firmware
4 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) NFS
4 1 (0.79%) Samba
4 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Docker Swarm
1 5 (3.94%) Kubernetes
1 5 (3.94%) Mesos
1 5 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.94%) Puppet
2 2 (1.57%) Ansible
2 2 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.79%) Kibana
3 1 (0.79%) logstash
3 1 (0.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (4.72%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.94%) Splunk
3 3 (2.36%) Sybase
3 3 (2.36%) Symantec
3 3 (2.36%) Talend
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco
4 1 (0.79%) EMC
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle
4 1 (0.79%) Perforce
4 1 (0.79%) RapidMiner
4 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.79%) VMware
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