The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Python Developer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 153 139
Rank change year-on-year +68 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 52 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.24% 0.27% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 0.29% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 24 1 15
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2229 2780 2983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.95% 94.78% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1809 1842
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Python Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in Scotland

Python Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python Developer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Python Developer in Scotland

Python Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Python Developer in Scotland

Python Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +45 34 £45,000 - 2
Edinburgh - 14 £40,000 - 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Python Developer
UK

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) Python
2 45 (54.88%) Java
3 34 (41.46%) Finance
3 34 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (30.49%) C++
5 23 (28.05%) Risk Management
6 22 (26.83%) Relational Database
7 17 (20.73%) OO
7 17 (20.73%) Reference Data
8 16 (19.51%) SQL
9 14 (17.07%) Market Risk
9 14 (17.07%) Big Data
9 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
10 13 (15.85%) HTML
10 13 (15.85%) CSS
10 13 (15.85%) Banking
10 13 (15.85%) Investment Banking
10 13 (15.85%) Unit Testing
11 12 (14.63%) Web Development
11 12 (14.63%) TDD
11 12 (14.63%) Linux
12 11 (13.41%) C#
12 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
12 11 (13.41%) Machine Learning
13 10 (12.20%) Robotics
13 10 (12.20%) Web Services
13 10 (12.20%) SDLC
14 9 (10.98%) Scrum
14 9 (10.98%) XML
14 9 (10.98%) Client/Server

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (2.44%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Houdini
1 1 (1.22%) Maya
1 1 (1.22%) NUKE
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.22%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.83%) Relational Database
2 14 (17.07%) Big Data
3 9 (10.98%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.76%) MySQL
5 3 (3.66%) GIS
6 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.44%) Redis
7 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.22%) JUnit
2 1 (1.22%) Maven
2 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 34 (41.46%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Banking
2 13 (15.85%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) CSS
1 13 (15.85%) HTML
2 10 (12.20%) Web Services
3 9 (10.98%) RESTful
3 9 (10.98%) XML
4 8 (9.76%) CSS3
4 8 (9.76%) HTML5
4 8 (9.76%) JSON
4 8 (9.76%) LESS
5 6 (7.32%) jQuery
6 5 (6.10%) Django
7 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.66%) Celery
8 3 (3.66%) Flask
9 2 (2.44%) .NET
9 2 (2.44%) Ajax
9 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.44%) Sass
9 2 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Reference Data
2 14 (17.07%) Market Risk
3 10 (12.20%) Robotics
4 9 (10.98%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.88%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.66%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.44%) Animation
7 2 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.05%) Risk Management
3 17 (20.73%) OO
4 13 (15.85%) Unit Testing
5 12 (14.63%) TDD
5 12 (14.63%) Web Development
6 11 (13.41%) Machine Learning
7 10 (12.20%) SDLC
8 9 (10.98%) Scrum
9 7 (8.54%) BDD
10 6 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (6.10%) Analytics
11 5 (6.10%) OOD
12 4 (4.88%) Front End Development
12 4 (4.88%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.88%) System Integration Testing
13 3 (3.66%) Open Source
13 3 (3.66%) Prototyping
14 2 (2.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Python
2 45 (54.88%) Java
3 25 (30.49%) C++
4 16 (19.51%) SQL
5 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.41%) C#
7 9 (10.98%) Ruby
8 3 (3.66%) PHP
9 2 (2.44%) Perl
9 2 (2.44%) R
10 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.22%) GLSL
10 1 (1.22%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (2.44%) Netezza
1 2 (2.44%) Palo Alto
1 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
1 2 (2.44%) Splunk
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle
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