Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 32 26
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Python 340 116 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.85% 6.20% 8.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.66% 10.03% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 200 55 88
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.94% -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,400 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -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 1,437 1,156 1,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 62.75% 61.79% 57.21%
Number of salaries quoted 982 675 885
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 202 (59.41%) Java
2 151 (44.41%) SQL
2 151 (44.41%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (34.71%) Finance
3 118 (34.71%) NoSQL
4 99 (29.12%) TDD
5 92 (27.06%) Ruby
6 84 (24.71%) Test Automation
7 83 (24.41%) Machine Learning
7 83 (24.41%) Spring
8 82 (24.12%) JavaScript
8 82 (24.12%) Puppet
9 79 (23.24%) Ansible
9 79 (23.24%) Docker
10 72 (21.18%) DevOps
11 71 (20.88%) C++
11 71 (20.88%) Hibernate
12 70 (20.59%) BDD
13 69 (20.29%) PostgreSQL
14 68 (20.00%) Hadoop
15 67 (19.71%) OO
16 65 (19.12%) SDLC
17 63 (18.53%) Big Data
18 62 (18.24%) Amazon AWS
18 62 (18.24%) Scrum
19 61 (17.94%) Software Engineering
20 60 (17.65%) HTML
20 60 (17.65%) Linux
21 53 (15.59%) Opscode Chef
22 52 (15.29%) Multithreading

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 25 (7.35%) JBoss
2 22 (6.47%) Apache Spark
2 22 (6.47%) Jetty
2 22 (6.47%) Tomcat
3 21 (6.18%) WebLogic
4 16 (4.71%) WebSphere
5 15 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (3.82%) MQSeries
7 8 (2.35%) Confluence
8 5 (1.47%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.47%) SAS
9 4 (1.18%) CloudStack
10 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.29%) CMS
12 1 (0.29%) nginx
12 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.29%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 62 (18.24%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (8.53%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (3.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (3.53%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (3.53%) Serverless
6 11 (3.24%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (1.76%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.88%) SaaS
10 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.29%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.29%) Heroku
11 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.29%) Firewall
2 17 (5.00%) HTTP
2 17 (5.00%) SSL
3 15 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (4.12%) DNS
4 14 (4.12%) IPsec
4 14 (4.12%) SMTP
4 14 (4.12%) TCP/IP
4 14 (4.12%) VPN
5 13 (3.82%) AMQP
6 4 (1.18%) Internet
7 3 (0.88%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.29%) LAN
8 1 (0.29%) Network Security
8 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (34.71%) NoSQL
2 69 (20.29%) PostgreSQL
3 68 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 63 (18.53%) Big Data
5 46 (13.53%) MongoDB
6 43 (12.65%) Relational Database
7 42 (12.35%) MySQL
8 31 (9.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (6.47%) Couchbase
10 22 (6.47%) Redis
10 22 (6.47%) Riak
11 21 (6.18%) Amazon Redshift
12 17 (5.00%) Oracle Database
13 13 (3.82%) Bigtable
14 12 (3.53%) Blockchain
15 8 (2.35%) Data Mining
16 6 (1.76%) Power BI
17 5 (1.47%) RDBMS
18 4 (1.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 42 (12.35%) Vagrant
2 37 (10.88%) Maven
3 32 (9.41%) Cucumber
3 32 (9.41%) Selenium
4 25 (7.35%) Git (software)
5 23 (6.76%) Jenkins
6 22 (6.47%) FitNesse
7 14 (4.12%) JIRA
8 13 (3.82%) JUnit
9 8 (2.35%) LabVIEW
9 8 (2.35%) Subversion
10 6 (1.76%) JMeter
11 5 (1.47%) JBehave
11 5 (1.47%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.18%) Mockito
12 4 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.18%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.88%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.88%) Gradle
13 3 (0.88%) PHPUnit
General
1 118 (34.71%) Finance
2 25 (7.35%) Banking
3 10 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.35%) Electronics
5 7 (2.06%) Advertising
6 5 (1.47%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Marketing
7 1 (0.29%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 153 (45.00%) Developer
2 78 (22.94%) Java Developer
3 54 (15.88%) Python Developer
4 46 (13.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 37 (10.88%) Senior Developer
6 36 (10.59%) Software Engineer
7 33 (9.71%) Data Scientist
8 24 (7.06%) Senior Python Developer
9 21 (6.18%) Lead DevOps
10 19 (5.59%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 17 (5.00%) Administrator
12 16 (4.71%) Software Developer
13 14 (4.12%) Security Administrator
13 14 (4.12%) Senior DevOps
14 13 (3.82%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (3.82%) Test Engineer
15 12 (3.53%) Lead Developer
16 11 (3.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 10 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
17 10 (2.94%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (24.41%) Spring
2 71 (20.88%) Hibernate
3 60 (17.65%) HTML
4 39 (11.47%) AngularJS
5 24 (7.06%) HTML5
6 21 (6.18%) Django
7 20 (5.88%) Web Services
8 17 (5.00%) REST
9 15 (4.41%) J2EE
9 15 (4.41%) Kafka
9 15 (4.41%) Middleware
9 15 (4.41%) NumPy
10 14 (4.12%) Pandas
10 14 (4.12%) SciPy
11 13 (3.82%) JMS
11 13 (3.82%) JPA
11 13 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (3.82%) WebSphere MQ
11 13 (3.82%) XML
11 13 (3.82%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.29%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (8.53%) Algorithms
4 25 (7.35%) Computer Science
5 22 (6.47%) Robotics
6 15 (4.41%) Virtual Team
7 14 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (4.12%) Client/Server
7 14 (4.12%) Data Centre
8 13 (3.82%) Management Information System
8 13 (3.82%) Public Cloud
9 12 (3.53%) User Experience
10 5 (1.47%) Fintech
10 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.18%) Equities
12 3 (0.88%) Derivative
12 3 (0.88%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 60 (17.65%) Linux
2 30 (8.82%) Unix
3 25 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (5.88%) CentOS
5 18 (5.29%) Ubuntu
6 10 (2.94%) Windows
7 7 (2.06%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.88%) AIX
8 3 (0.88%) Android
8 3 (0.88%) Solaris
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (44.41%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (29.12%) TDD
3 84 (24.71%) Test Automation
4 83 (24.41%) Machine Learning
5 72 (21.18%) DevOps
6 70 (20.59%) BDD
7 67 (19.71%) OO
8 65 (19.12%) SDLC
9 62 (18.24%) Scrum
10 61 (17.94%) Software Engineering
11 52 (15.29%) Multithreading
12 48 (14.12%) Concurrent Programming
13 40 (11.76%) Configuration Management
13 40 (11.76%) OOP
14 37 (10.88%) Mentoring
15 36 (10.59%) Data Science
16 35 (10.29%) Collaborative Working
16 35 (10.29%) Unit Testing
17 30 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (8.53%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 202 (59.41%) Java
2 151 (44.41%) SQL
3 92 (27.06%) Ruby
4 82 (24.12%) JavaScript
5 71 (20.88%) C++
6 51 (15.00%) Bash Shell
7 40 (11.76%) C#
8 38 (11.18%) PHP
9 28 (8.24%) Perl
10 17 (5.00%) R
11 13 (3.82%) XPath
12 12 (3.53%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.76%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.47%) Clojure
14 5 (1.47%) Scala
15 4 (1.18%) Lisp
15 4 (1.18%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.18%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.88%) HiveQL
16 3 (0.88%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 23 (6.76%) Degree
2 17 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.59%) PhD
5 1 (0.29%) GCIH
5 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.29%) SANS
5 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.59%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (23.24%) Docker
2 4 (1.18%) vSphere
2 4 (1.18%) Xen
2 4 (1.18%) XenServer
3 3 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.59%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.59%) HDFS
5 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.29%) vCloud
5 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 82 (24.12%) Puppet
2 79 (23.24%) Ansible
3 53 (15.59%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (7.94%) Cobbler
5 18 (5.29%) Packer
6 5 (1.47%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.18%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.88%) logstash
8 3 (0.88%) Nagios
9 2 (0.59%) Kibana
10 1 (0.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.29%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 1 (0.29%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.29%) Mesos
10 1 (0.29%) Oozie
10 1 (0.29%) Terraform
10 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (15.29%) Oracle
2 28 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.41%) IBM
3 15 (4.41%) TIBCO
4 12 (3.53%) Sybase
5 10 (2.94%) Google
6 8 (2.35%) Informatica
7 6 (1.76%) Zend
8 5 (1.47%) Tableau
9 4 (1.18%) EnterpriseDB
9 4 (1.18%) Splunk
9 4 (1.18%) VMware
10 3 (0.88%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.59%) Perforce
12 1 (0.29%) ESRI
12 1 (0.29%) Mapbox
12 1 (0.29%) Mapinfo
12 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.29%) SAP
12 1 (0.29%) Sitecore