Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 142 164
Rank change year-on-year -15 +22 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 65 76 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.15% 1.45% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.51% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 46 21 20
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.18% -
10th Percentile £31,125 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,125 £70,000 £66,300
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5425 5031 6151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.03% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3464 3108 3957
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,569 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -12 50 £48,750 -15.22% 2
Edinburgh -22 13 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Stirling - 1 - -
Python Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 65 (100.00%) Python
2 45 (69.23%) Java
3 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (46.15%) Robotics
4 30 (46.15%) Machine Learning
4 30 (46.15%) Big Data
5 28 (43.08%) C++
6 24 (36.92%) OO
7 22 (33.85%) SQL
8 21 (32.31%) Scrum
9 20 (30.77%) Test Automation
10 18 (27.69%) SDLC
10 18 (27.69%) Finance
10 18 (27.69%) TDD
11 16 (24.62%) Risk Management
12 14 (21.54%) Concurrent Programming
12 14 (21.54%) Multithreading
12 14 (21.54%) BDD
13 13 (20.00%) Client/Server
13 13 (20.00%) Oracle
14 12 (18.46%) Software Delivery
14 12 (18.46%) Oracle Database
15 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
16 9 (13.85%) Banking
16 9 (13.85%) Investment Banking
16 9 (13.85%) Ruby
17 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
17 8 (12.31%) Greenfield Project
18 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
18 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing

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 (3.08%) Apache
1 2 (3.08%) Moodle
2 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) AquaLogic BPM
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.15%) Big Data
2 12 (18.46%) Oracle Database
3 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.62%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) GIS
6 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) JUnit
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Banking
2 9 (13.85%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Front Office
4 1 (1.54%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) CSS
1 5 (7.69%) HTML
2 4 (6.15%) Hibernate
2 4 (6.15%) HTML5
2 4 (6.15%) JSON
2 4 (6.15%) Spring
2 4 (6.15%) XML
3 3 (4.62%) Django
3 3 (4.62%) jQuery
3 3 (4.62%) RESTful
3 3 (4.62%) Web Services
4 2 (3.08%) CSS3
4 2 (3.08%) LAMP
4 2 (3.08%) LESS
5 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.54%) Celery
5 1 (1.54%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.54%) Flask
5 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (46.15%) Robotics
2 13 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 8 (12.31%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.62%) Derivative
6 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.08%) VLE
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) Machine Learning
3 24 (36.92%) OO
4 21 (32.31%) Scrum
5 20 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 18 (27.69%) SDLC
6 18 (27.69%) TDD
7 16 (24.62%) Risk Management
8 14 (21.54%) BDD
8 14 (21.54%) Concurrent Programming
8 14 (21.54%) Multithreading
9 12 (18.46%) Software Delivery
10 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (7.69%) Kanban
13 3 (4.62%) Web Development
14 2 (3.08%) OOP
14 2 (3.08%) Prototyping
14 2 (3.08%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Python
2 45 (69.23%) Java
3 28 (43.08%) C++
4 22 (33.85%) SQL
5 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 9 (13.85%) Ruby
7 7 (10.77%) C#
8 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.54%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
1 1 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (3.08%) Red Hat