Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 30 29
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Python 457 138 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.46% 7.24% 8.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.94% 11.00% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 295 74 92
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £59,625
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 1,579 1,254 1,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 63.77% 65.83% 56.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,128 697 837
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -4.19%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,400 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%

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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 266 (58.21%) Java
2 237 (51.86%) SQL
3 201 (43.98%) NoSQL
4 189 (41.36%) Finance
5 167 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (29.76%) TDD
7 121 (26.48%) PostgreSQL
7 121 (26.48%) OO
8 119 (26.04%) JavaScript
9 115 (25.16%) Test Automation
10 114 (24.95%) Ansible
11 112 (24.51%) Spring
12 109 (23.85%) SDLC
12 109 (23.85%) Puppet
13 102 (22.32%) Docker
13 102 (22.32%) Ruby
14 101 (22.10%) Hibernate
14 101 (22.10%) Machine Learning
15 94 (20.57%) BDD
16 89 (19.47%) Hadoop
16 89 (19.47%) DevOps
17 88 (19.26%) HTML
18 84 (18.38%) C++
19 82 (17.94%) Amazon AWS
20 78 (17.07%) Software Engineering
20 78 (17.07%) OOP
21 76 (16.63%) Oracle
22 71 (15.54%) Unit Testing
22 71 (15.54%) AngularJS
23 70 (15.32%) PHP

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 39 (8.53%) MQSeries
2 25 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (5.25%) JBoss
4 22 (4.81%) Apache Spark
4 22 (4.81%) Jetty
4 22 (4.81%) Tomcat
5 20 (4.38%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.97%) Confluence
8 5 (1.09%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.88%) CloudStack
9 4 (0.88%) CMS
9 4 (0.88%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.66%) SAS
10 3 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.44%) Podio
12 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.22%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 82 (17.94%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (8.75%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (5.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 24 (5.25%) AWS Lambda
5 24 (5.25%) Serverless
6 23 (5.03%) Amazon Kinesis
7 10 (2.19%) SaaS
8 7 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (1.53%) PaaS
9 6 (1.31%) IaaS
10 4 (0.88%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.44%) Heroku
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.22%) Firewall
2 18 (3.94%) HTTP
3 16 (3.50%) SSL
4 15 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (3.06%) DNS
5 14 (3.06%) IPsec
5 14 (3.06%) SMTP
5 14 (3.06%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.06%) VPN
6 9 (1.97%) AMQP
7 7 (1.53%) Internet
8 2 (0.44%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.22%) LAN
9 1 (0.22%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (43.98%) NoSQL
2 121 (26.48%) PostgreSQL
3 89 (19.47%) Hadoop
4 69 (15.10%) Relational Database
5 65 (14.22%) MySQL
6 64 (14.00%) Big Data
7 63 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 47 (10.28%) MongoDB
9 39 (8.53%) Bigtable
10 27 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (4.60%) Couchbase
11 21 (4.60%) Redis
11 21 (4.60%) Riak
12 17 (3.72%) Amazon Redshift
12 17 (3.72%) Oracle Database
13 11 (2.41%) Data Mining
14 10 (2.19%) Blockchain
15 8 (1.75%) Power BI
16 7 (1.53%) Data Lake
17 6 (1.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 64 (14.00%) Maven
2 40 (8.75%) Git (software)
3 36 (7.88%) Selenium
4 34 (7.44%) Vagrant
5 33 (7.22%) Cucumber
6 32 (7.00%) Jenkins
7 21 (4.60%) FitNesse
8 17 (3.72%) JUnit
9 16 (3.50%) JIRA
10 12 (2.63%) TeamCity
11 9 (1.97%) Subversion
12 8 (1.75%) JMeter
12 8 (1.75%) LabVIEW
13 7 (1.53%) JBehave
13 7 (1.53%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.09%) GoCD
15 4 (0.88%) Gatling
15 4 (0.88%) Mockito
15 4 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
16 3 (0.66%) PHPUnit
General
1 189 (41.36%) Finance
2 36 (7.88%) Banking
3 12 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.75%) Electronics
5 7 (1.53%) Advertising
6 5 (1.09%) Games
7 2 (0.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Marketing
8 1 (0.22%) Retail
8 1 (0.22%) Retail Finance
8 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 201 (43.98%) Developer
2 100 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 80 (17.51%) Python Developer
4 59 (12.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 49 (10.72%) Senior Developer
5 49 (10.72%) Software Engineer
6 37 (8.10%) Data Scientist
7 33 (7.22%) Senior Python Developer
8 25 (5.47%) Lead DevOps
9 23 (5.03%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 22 (4.81%) Python Engineer
11 21 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
12 18 (3.94%) Lead Developer
12 18 (3.94%) Software Developer
13 16 (3.50%) Administrator
14 15 (3.28%) Java Engineer
15 14 (3.06%) Programmer
15 14 (3.06%) Security Administrator
16 13 (2.84%) Java Software Engineer
16 13 (2.84%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (24.51%) Spring
2 101 (22.10%) Hibernate
3 88 (19.26%) HTML
4 71 (15.54%) AngularJS
5 41 (8.97%) Middleware
6 40 (8.75%) XML
7 39 (8.53%) XML Schema
8 29 (6.35%) Django
8 29 (6.35%) scikit-learn
9 26 (5.69%) NumPy
9 26 (5.69%) Pandas
10 24 (5.25%) SciPy
11 23 (5.03%) HTML5
12 19 (4.16%) REST
13 16 (3.50%) Flask
14 14 (3.06%) Web Services
15 13 (2.84%) J2EE
15 13 (2.84%) RabbitMQ
16 12 (2.63%) Kafka
16 12 (2.63%) React
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.25%) Enterprise Software
2 40 (8.75%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (8.75%) Virtual Team
3 39 (8.53%) Algorithms
4 30 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 26 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (4.60%) Robotics
7 17 (3.72%) User Experience
8 14 (3.06%) Data Centre
8 14 (3.06%) Public Cloud
9 13 (2.84%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.41%) Fintech
11 10 (2.19%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.97%) Fixed Income
13 7 (1.53%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.31%) Enterprise Cloud
14 6 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
16 4 (0.88%) Data Structures
16 4 (0.88%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 67 (14.66%) Linux
2 40 (8.75%) Unix
3 24 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (3.72%) CentOS
5 13 (2.84%) Windows
6 11 (2.41%) Ubuntu
7 10 (2.19%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.88%) Android
9 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.44%) AIX
10 2 (0.44%) Solaris
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (29.76%) TDD
3 121 (26.48%) OO
4 115 (25.16%) Test Automation
5 109 (23.85%) SDLC
6 101 (22.10%) Machine Learning
7 94 (20.57%) BDD
8 89 (19.47%) DevOps
9 78 (17.07%) OOP
9 78 (17.07%) Software Engineering
10 71 (15.54%) Unit Testing
11 64 (14.00%) Scrum
12 63 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (13.35%) Collaborative Working
14 53 (11.60%) Multithreading
15 51 (11.16%) Continuous Deployment
16 50 (10.94%) System Testing
17 44 (9.63%) Concurrent Programming
18 41 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
19 40 (8.75%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 266 (58.21%) Java
2 237 (51.86%) SQL
3 119 (26.04%) JavaScript
4 102 (22.32%) Ruby
5 84 (18.38%) C++
6 70 (15.32%) PHP
7 66 (14.44%) C#
8 55 (12.04%) Bash Shell
9 39 (8.53%) XPath
10 26 (5.69%) Perl
11 16 (3.50%) R
12 14 (3.06%) Clojure
12 14 (3.06%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.84%) Lisp
14 9 (1.97%) Java 8
15 8 (1.75%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.53%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.66%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.66%) Scala
18 2 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (4.81%) Degree
2 11 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) GCIH
4 1 (0.22%) PhD
4 1 (0.22%) SANS
4 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.94%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 102 (22.32%) Docker
2 4 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.88%) vSphere
2 4 (0.88%) Xen
2 4 (0.88%) XenServer
3 3 (0.66%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.66%) vCloud
4 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.22%) HDFS
5 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 114 (24.95%) Ansible
2 109 (23.85%) Puppet
3 51 (11.16%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (5.69%) Cobbler
5 14 (3.06%) Packer
6 5 (1.09%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.88%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.88%) logstash
7 4 (0.88%) Terraform
8 3 (0.66%) Graphite
8 3 (0.66%) Icinga
8 3 (0.66%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.66%) Nagios
8 3 (0.66%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.44%) Kibana
10 1 (0.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.22%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 1 (0.22%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.22%) Mesos
Vendors
1 76 (16.63%) Oracle
2 22 (4.81%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.28%) Sybase
4 13 (2.84%) Google
5 12 (2.63%) IBM
6 10 (2.19%) TIBCO
6 10 (2.19%) VMware
7 8 (1.75%) Informatica
8 6 (1.31%) Zend
9 4 (0.88%) EnterpriseDB
9 4 (0.88%) Splunk
10 3 (0.66%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.44%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.44%) SAP
11 2 (0.44%) Tableau
12 1 (0.22%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.22%) Perforce
12 1 (0.22%) Talend