Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 8 27
Rank change year-on-year -9 +19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Python 186 396 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.24% 17.23% 9.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.30% 25.97% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 108 285 115
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £33,375 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £80,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 1,141 1,525 1,543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 62.83% 66.36% 67.15%
Number of salaries quoted 800 1,133 907
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £32,475 £32,275 £30,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Python in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 75 (40.32%) SQL
2 58 (31.18%) DevOps
3 55 (29.57%) Java
4 54 (29.03%) Linux
5 53 (28.49%) AWS
6 52 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (22.04%) Bash Shell
8 39 (20.97%) Data Science
9 38 (20.43%) Opscode Chef
10 37 (19.89%) Ansible
11 34 (18.28%) JavaScript
11 34 (18.28%) Ruby
12 33 (17.74%) Finance
13 32 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (16.67%) Azure
15 30 (16.13%) Machine Learning
16 28 (15.05%) Test Automation
16 28 (15.05%) R
17 27 (14.52%) Puppet
17 27 (14.52%) Git (software)
18 25 (13.44%) NoSQL
19 24 (12.90%) TDD
19 24 (12.90%) Configuration Management
20 23 (12.37%) C#
20 23 (12.37%) Natural Language Processing
20 23 (12.37%) Docker
21 22 (11.83%) Hadoop
21 22 (11.83%) Analytics
22 21 (11.29%) Jenkins
22 21 (11.29%) Relational Database

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 8 (4.30%) Apache Spark
1 8 (4.30%) IIS
1 8 (4.30%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.76%) CloudStack
2 7 (3.76%) MQSeries
2 7 (3.76%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.23%) Apache
4 4 (2.15%) JBoss
5 3 (1.61%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.61%) Jetty
5 3 (1.61%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.08%) Confluence
6 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.54%) CMS
7 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Pipeline Pilot
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 53 (28.49%) AWS
2 31 (16.67%) Azure
3 16 (8.60%) GCP
4 9 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.23%) Office 365
6 4 (2.15%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.08%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (1.08%) SaaS
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.54%) IaaS
8 1 (0.54%) PaaS
8 1 (0.54%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.84%) Firewall
2 4 (2.15%) Network Security
3 3 (1.61%) Cisco Firepower
3 3 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (1.61%) VPN
4 2 (1.08%) Sourcefire
4 2 (1.08%) SSL
5 1 (0.54%) HTTP
5 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.54%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.44%) NoSQL
2 22 (11.83%) Hadoop
3 21 (11.29%) Relational Database
4 20 (10.75%) Big Data
5 16 (8.60%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (6.99%) SQL Server
7 12 (6.45%) RDBMS
8 11 (5.91%) MySQL
9 9 (4.84%) Data Mining
9 9 (4.84%) MongoDB
10 8 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (3.76%) Bigtable
12 6 (3.23%) Text Mining
13 5 (2.69%) Apache Hive
13 5 (2.69%) KNIME
14 4 (2.15%) Redis
14 4 (2.15%) Riak
15 3 (1.61%) Ingres
15 3 (1.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 27 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.29%) Jenkins
3 19 (10.22%) TeamCity
4 13 (6.99%) JIRA
5 11 (5.91%) CA Release Automation
6 9 (4.84%) Maven
7 8 (4.30%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (3.76%) Axure RP
8 7 (3.76%) Bitbucket
8 7 (3.76%) GitLab
9 6 (3.23%) Selenium
10 5 (2.69%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.69%) GoCD
10 5 (2.69%) Subversion
10 5 (2.69%) Vagrant
10 5 (2.69%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.15%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.15%) JMeter
12 3 (1.61%) Ant
12 3 (1.61%) SonarQube
General
1 33 (17.74%) Finance
2 11 (5.91%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.23%) Banking
4 5 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.15%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (24.73%) Developer
2 28 (15.05%) Data Scientist
3 27 (14.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (9.14%) Python Developer
5 14 (7.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 14 (7.53%) Platform Engineer
6 13 (6.99%) Software Developer
7 10 (5.38%) Python Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) Data Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (4.84%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.30%) DevOps Manager
9 8 (4.30%) Environment Manager
9 8 (4.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.30%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (3.76%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.76%) Senior Python Developer
11 6 (3.23%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.37%) Natural Language Processing
2 15 (8.06%) HTML
3 14 (7.53%) AngularJS
3 14 (7.53%) CSS
4 12 (6.45%) .NET
4 12 (6.45%) XML
5 11 (5.91%) Middleware
6 10 (5.38%) React
7 9 (4.84%) Web Services
8 8 (4.30%) Vue.js
9 7 (3.76%) TensorFlow
9 7 (3.76%) XML Schema
10 6 (3.23%) GraphQL
10 6 (3.23%) JSON
10 6 (3.23%) REST
10 6 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (2.69%) Django
11 5 (2.69%) jQuery
11 5 (2.69%) Keras
11 5 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.22%) Algorithms
1 19 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.91%) Virtual Team
3 7 (3.76%) User Experience
4 6 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.69%) ASIC
5 5 (2.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (2.69%) Verilog
6 4 (2.15%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.61%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.61%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.54%) Analogue Electronics
9 1 (0.54%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.54%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 54 (29.03%) Linux
2 21 (11.29%) Windows
3 18 (9.68%) Unix
4 14 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.30%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.61%) Solaris
8 2 (1.08%) AIX
9 1 (0.54%) Android
9 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.18%) DevOps
2 52 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (20.97%) Data Science
4 32 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (16.13%) Machine Learning
6 28 (15.05%) Test Automation
7 24 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 24 (12.90%) TDD
8 22 (11.83%) Analytics
9 21 (11.29%) OO
10 20 (10.75%) BDD
10 20 (10.75%) Microservices
11 19 (10.22%) Deployment Automation
12 17 (9.14%) SDLC
13 16 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (6.99%) Predictive Modelling
14 13 (6.99%) Scrum
14 13 (6.99%) Software Engineering
15 12 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (40.32%) SQL
2 55 (29.57%) Java
3 41 (22.04%) Bash Shell
4 34 (18.28%) JavaScript
4 34 (18.28%) Ruby
5 28 (15.05%) R
6 23 (12.37%) C#
7 21 (11.29%) PowerShell
8 16 (8.60%) C++
9 11 (5.91%) Perl
10 8 (4.30%) Scala
10 8 (4.30%) XPath
11 7 (3.76%) Go
12 6 (3.23%) C
12 6 (3.23%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.69%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.61%) Haskell
14 3 (1.61%) PHP
14 3 (1.61%) VBScript
15 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.30%) PhD
2 7 (3.76%) HND
3 6 (3.23%) CCNP
3 6 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.69%) Degree
5 4 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.61%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.61%) CCNA
6 3 (1.61%) MCSE
6 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) CNE
8 1 (0.54%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.60%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (12.37%) Docker
2 7 (3.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 7 (3.76%) vSphere
2 7 (3.76%) Xen
3 5 (2.69%) Firmware
4 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 38 (20.43%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (19.89%) Ansible
3 27 (14.52%) Puppet
4 19 (10.22%) Terraform
5 18 (9.68%) Kubernetes
6 7 (3.76%) Cobbler
7 5 (2.69%) Packer
8 4 (2.15%) CFEngine
8 4 (2.15%) Graphite
8 4 (2.15%) HAProxy
8 4 (2.15%) Icinga
8 4 (2.15%) Salt
9 3 (1.61%) Nagios
9 3 (1.61%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.08%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.54%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (9.68%) Oracle
2 17 (9.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.45%) Google
4 8 (4.30%) Cisco
4 8 (4.30%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.76%) Splunk
5 7 (3.76%) VMware
6 5 (2.69%) Cadence
6 5 (2.69%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 5 (2.69%) Dynatrace
6 5 (2.69%) Synopsys
7 3 (1.61%) CommVault
7 3 (1.61%) Lotus
7 3 (1.61%) NetApp
7 3 (1.61%) SAP
7 3 (1.61%) Tableau
7 3 (1.61%) Teradata
8 2 (1.08%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.08%) HP
8 2 (1.08%) Perforce