The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 33 47
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Python 255 189 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.40% 6.59% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.66% 12.63% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 155 68 84
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.12% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1739 1497 1560
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 64.08% 52.23% 50.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 795 967
Median salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Scotland

Python
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Python in Scotland

Python
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Scotland

Python
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Edinburgh +46 136 £38,500 +10.00% 16
Glasgow -13 87 £52,500 +44.82% 26
Dundee +4 15 £45,000 -16.66%
Stirling - 5 £45,000 - 1
Fife +6 3 £30,000 +22.44%
West Lothian - 2 £65,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £60,000 -
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Python.

1 237 (49.89%) Java
2 175 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (30.95%) C++
4 143 (30.11%) SQL
5 133 (28.00%) Linux
6 126 (26.53%) Finance
7 112 (23.58%) OO
8 105 (22.11%) C#
9 97 (20.42%) Degree
10 94 (19.79%) Machine Learning
11 92 (19.37%) Software Engineering
12 80 (16.84%) Windows
13 71 (14.95%) JavaScript
14 69 (14.53%) Ruby
15 67 (14.11%) Big Data
16 65 (13.68%) C
17 60 (12.63%) Relational Database
18 55 (11.58%) Analytics
19 51 (10.74%) Configuration Management
19 51 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
20 50 (10.53%) Test Automation
21 49 (10.32%) R
21 49 (10.32%) SDLC
22 47 (9.89%) Hadoop
23 45 (9.47%) Perl
24 44 (9.26%) TDD
24 44 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
25 42 (8.84%) Risk Management
26 41 (8.63%) Bash Shell
27 40 (8.42%) Mathematics

Python
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 31 (6.53%) SAS
2 23 (4.84%) Tomcat
3 22 (4.63%) Apache
4 13 (2.74%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.74%) IIS
5 11 (2.32%) Apache Pig
6 9 (1.89%) JBoss
7 8 (1.68%) Confluence
8 3 (0.63%) Tornado
8 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.42%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.42%) Drupal
9 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.21%) Moodle
10 1 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.63%) SPSS
3 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.53%) SaaS
3 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.84%) GitHub
6 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Office 365
7 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.05%) SAN
2 19 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.74%) NAS
4 9 (1.89%) Internet
4 9 (1.89%) iSCSI
4 9 (1.89%) WAN
5 8 (1.68%) Firewall
6 7 (1.47%) HTTP
7 5 (1.05%) DNS
8 2 (0.42%) DECT
8 2 (0.42%) DHCP
8 2 (0.42%) LDAP
8 2 (0.42%) Network Security
8 2 (0.42%) RS-232
8 2 (0.42%) RS-485
8 2 (0.42%) SMTP
8 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.42%) Wireless
8 2 (0.42%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.21%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (14.11%) Big Data
2 60 (12.63%) Relational Database
3 47 (9.89%) Hadoop
4 33 (6.95%) MongoDB
4 33 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (6.74%) NoSQL
6 25 (5.26%) MySQL
7 22 (4.63%) Apache Hive
8 18 (3.79%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.53%) SQL Server
10 11 (2.32%) QlikView
11 10 (2.11%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.05%) BigQuery
12 5 (1.05%) GIS
12 5 (1.05%) KDB
12 5 (1.05%) Redis
13 4 (0.84%) Kdb+
13 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 39 (8.21%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.63%) JIRA
3 21 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.16%) Selenium
5 13 (2.74%) JUnit
6 10 (2.11%) Subversion
7 9 (1.89%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.68%) Maven
9 6 (1.26%) Appium
9 6 (1.26%) Calabash
9 6 (1.26%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.26%) Gatling
9 6 (1.26%) JBehave
9 6 (1.26%) JMeter
9 6 (1.26%) MSI
9 6 (1.26%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.26%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.05%) NuGet
10 5 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 126 (26.53%) Finance
2 37 (7.79%) Banking
3 25 (5.26%) Games
4 19 (4.00%) Electronics
5 18 (3.79%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.11%) Marketing
7 9 (1.89%) Legal
7 9 (1.89%) Retail
8 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.84%) Automotive
9 4 (0.84%) Avionics
10 3 (0.63%) Front Office
11 2 (0.42%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 188 (39.58%) Developer
2 97 (20.42%) Python Developer
3 64 (13.47%) Software Engineer
4 62 (13.05%) Senior Developer
5 44 (9.26%) Data Scientist
6 42 (8.84%) Applications Developer
7 36 (7.58%) Java Developer
8 31 (6.53%) Tester
9 25 (5.26%) Lead Developer
10 24 (5.05%) Senior Python Developer
11 23 (4.84%) Analyst
11 23 (4.84%) Software Developer
12 18 (3.79%) Manual Tester
13 17 (3.58%) Consultant
14 16 (3.37%) Administrator
14 16 (3.37%) Security Tester
14 16 (3.37%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
16 14 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
16 14 (2.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.58%) .NET
2 33 (6.95%) AngularJS
3 31 (6.53%) CSS
4 29 (6.11%) HTML
5 28 (5.89%) Django
6 22 (4.63%) Web Services
7 21 (4.42%) jQuery
8 19 (4.00%) REST
9 18 (3.79%) Natural Language Processing
9 18 (3.79%) Spring
10 16 (3.37%) RESTful
10 16 (3.37%) XML
11 15 (3.16%) LAMP
12 14 (2.95%) Hibernate
13 11 (2.32%) D3.js
13 11 (2.32%) JSON
13 11 (2.32%) Node.js
14 10 (2.11%) Java EE
14 10 (2.11%) NumPy
15 9 (1.89%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 37 (7.79%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (6.95%) Client/Server
5 26 (5.47%) Robotics
6 21 (4.42%) Algorithms
7 17 (3.58%) Data Structures
8 14 (2.95%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.32%) Market Risk
9 11 (2.32%) Reference Data
10 9 (1.89%) Arduino
10 9 (1.89%) Clustering
10 9 (1.89%) Raspberry Pi
10 9 (1.89%) Replication
11 8 (1.68%) User Experience
12 7 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.26%) PMI
14 5 (1.05%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.84%) Internet of Things
15 4 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 133 (28.00%) Linux
2 80 (16.84%) Windows
3 40 (8.42%) Unix
4 21 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (4.21%) Android
6 16 (3.37%) Solaris
6 16 (3.37%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.11%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.89%) AIX
9 8 (1.68%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.47%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.63%) CentOS
11 3 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.21%) Debian
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (23.58%) OO
3 94 (19.79%) Machine Learning
4 92 (19.37%) Software Engineering
5 55 (11.58%) Analytics
6 51 (10.74%) Configuration Management
7 50 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 49 (10.32%) SDLC
9 44 (9.26%) TDD
10 42 (8.84%) Risk Management
11 40 (8.42%) DevOps
11 40 (8.42%) Mathematics
12 37 (7.79%) Scrum
13 32 (6.74%) High Availability
14 31 (6.53%) Visualisation
15 29 (6.11%) Web Development
16 26 (5.47%) Open Source
17 24 (5.05%) Statistics
18 21 (4.42%) Data Analysis
18 21 (4.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 237 (49.89%) Java
2 147 (30.95%) C++
3 143 (30.11%) SQL
4 105 (22.11%) C#
5 71 (14.95%) JavaScript
6 69 (14.53%) Ruby
7 65 (13.68%) C
8 49 (10.32%) R
9 45 (9.47%) Perl
10 41 (8.63%) Bash Shell
11 39 (8.21%) PowerShell
12 37 (7.79%) Scala
13 34 (7.16%) VB
14 31 (6.53%) PHP
15 13 (2.74%) PL/SQL
16 10 (2.11%) GraphQL
17 8 (1.68%) VBScript
18 7 (1.47%) MATLAB
19 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
20 4 (0.84%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 97 (20.42%) Degree
2 16 (3.37%) CREST Certified
3 11 (2.32%) ISEB
4 10 (2.11%) Master's Degree
4 10 (2.11%) PhD
5 9 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.47%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.26%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.21%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.05%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.42%) JTAG
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (4.42%) Firmware
2 16 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.89%) HDFS
4 9 (1.89%) RHEV
5 7 (1.47%) Docker
6 5 (1.05%) vSphere
7 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 44 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (8.21%) Puppet
3 19 (4.00%) Ansible
4 10 (2.11%) Rundeck
5 9 (1.89%) Ambari
5 9 (1.89%) Control-M
5 9 (1.89%) Nagios
5 9 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (1.68%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (1.47%) Capistrano
7 7 (1.47%) Check_MK
8 5 (1.05%) yum
9 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.84%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.21%) Grafana
11 1 (0.21%) Kibana
11 1 (0.21%) Mesos
11 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (6.11%) Red Hat
2 24 (5.05%) VMware
3 22 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.00%) Oracle
5 13 (2.74%) Perforce
6 9 (1.89%) Brocade
6 9 (1.89%) Cisco
6 9 (1.89%) Citrix
6 9 (1.89%) EMC
6 9 (1.89%) Palo Alto
6 9 (1.89%) Percona
6 9 (1.89%) Riverbed
6 9 (1.89%) Tableau
7 7 (1.47%) Cloudera
7 7 (1.47%) F5
7 7 (1.47%) Teradata
8 4 (0.84%) Informatica
9 3 (0.63%) Splunk
9 3 (0.63%) Sybase
9 3 (0.63%) Symantec
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