Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SciPy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SciPy over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SciPy
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1102 1138 1189
Rank change year-on-year +36 +51 +54
Permanent jobs citing SciPy 109 84 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.044% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 98 78 125
UK median annual salary £70,000 £91,250 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.29% +25.86% +18.37%
10th Percentile £45,000 £52,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £101,500 £120,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +14.29%

SciPy is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72157 73878 83187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.06% 39.04% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 59988 64108 71150
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,043 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.09% +5.11% -

SciPy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SciPy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SciPy in the UK

SciPy
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SciPy in the UK

SciPy
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SciPy over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SciPy in the UK

SciPy
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SciPy within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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
England +63 100 £70,000 -23.29% 14
London +14 89 £72,500 -22.67% 11
UK excluding London +66 20 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Scotland -2 9 £65,000 -
South East +59 4 £45,000 -25.00% 2
East of England - 4 £40,000 -
South West +20 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -
North of England - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing SciPy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SciPy.

1 106 (97.25%) Python
2 97 (88.99%) NumPy
3 68 (62.39%) Pandas
4 61 (55.96%) Mathematics
5 48 (44.04%) Machine Learning
6 41 (37.61%) Computer Science
6 41 (37.61%) MongoDB
7 38 (34.86%) Apache Spark
8 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (31.19%) Degree
9 34 (31.19%) OO
9 34 (31.19%) Java
9 34 (31.19%) SQL
10 32 (29.36%) Statistics
11 31 (28.44%) Linux
12 30 (27.52%) Finance
12 30 (27.52%) Software Engineering
13 29 (26.61%) PhD
13 29 (26.61%) Analytics
14 28 (25.69%) NoSQL
14 28 (25.69%) C++
15 25 (22.94%) JavaScript
15 25 (22.94%) Hadoop
15 25 (22.94%) Flask
16 24 (22.02%) scikit-learn
16 24 (22.02%) Oracle
17 23 (21.10%) Git (software)
17 23 (21.10%) Algorithms
17 23 (21.10%) Big Data
18 22 (20.18%) Hedge funds

SciPy
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 38 (34.86%) Apache Spark
2 11 (10.09%) Apache
2 11 (10.09%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (8.26%) IPython
4 7 (6.42%) SAS
5 4 (3.67%) Luigi
6 2 (1.83%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.83%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.83%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) CPLEX
2 2 (1.83%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.83%) HipChat
3 1 (0.92%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.92%) GitHub
3 1 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (37.61%) MongoDB
2 28 (25.69%) NoSQL
3 25 (22.94%) Hadoop
4 23 (21.10%) Big Data
5 12 (11.01%) Apache Hive
5 12 (11.01%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (9.17%) MySQL
7 6 (5.50%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.59%) KDB
9 4 (3.67%) Blockchain
9 4 (3.67%) Flink
9 4 (3.67%) Redis
10 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.83%) BigQuery
11 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.83%) HBase
11 2 (1.83%) Sqoop
12 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (21.10%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.84%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.83%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) Maven
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Advertising
2 8 (7.34%) Front Office
3 3 (2.75%) Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Games
5 1 (0.92%) Back Office
5 1 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Law
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (47.71%) Developer
2 46 (42.20%) Python Developer
3 34 (31.19%) Data Scientist
4 11 (10.09%) Senior Developer
4 11 (10.09%) Senior Python Developer
5 8 (7.34%) Junior
5 8 (7.34%) Junior Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Senior Data Scientist
7 5 (4.59%) Data Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Big Data Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Engineering Manager
9 3 (2.75%) Data Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) Django Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Python/Django Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (88.99%) NumPy
2 68 (62.39%) Pandas
3 25 (22.94%) Flask
4 24 (22.02%) scikit-learn
5 17 (15.60%) Matplotlib
6 15 (13.76%) Pyramid
7 14 (12.84%) D3.js
7 14 (12.84%) Highcharts JS
8 11 (10.09%) AngularJS
9 9 (8.26%) Web Services
10 8 (7.34%) Natural Language Processing
11 7 (6.42%) MLlib
11 7 (6.42%) pytest
11 7 (6.42%) REST
11 7 (6.42%) Swagger
12 6 (5.50%) .NET
12 6 (5.50%) Node.js
12 6 (5.50%) RESTful
12 6 (5.50%) Spring Boot
12 6 (5.50%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 41 (37.61%) Computer Science
2 23 (21.10%) Algorithms
3 22 (20.18%) Hedge funds
4 9 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (6.42%) Fintech
6 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.67%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (2.75%) Equities
8 3 (2.75%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.75%) Life Science
8 3 (2.75%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.75%) Social Media
9 1 (0.92%) Blog
9 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.44%) Linux
2 15 (13.76%) Windows
3 3 (2.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (55.96%) Mathematics
2 48 (44.04%) Machine Learning
3 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (31.19%) OO
5 32 (29.36%) Statistics
6 30 (27.52%) Software Engineering
7 29 (26.61%) Analytics
8 20 (18.35%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (17.43%) TDD
10 18 (16.51%) Statistical Analysis
10 18 (16.51%) Visualisation
11 17 (15.60%) Applied Mathematics
11 17 (15.60%) Unit Testing
12 16 (14.68%) Refactoring
13 14 (12.84%) BDD
13 14 (12.84%) Web Development
14 13 (11.93%) Predictive Modelling
15 12 (11.01%) Mentoring
16 11 (10.09%) Data Analysis
17 10 (9.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 106 (97.25%) Python
2 34 (31.19%) Java
2 34 (31.19%) SQL
3 28 (25.69%) C++
4 25 (22.94%) JavaScript
5 21 (19.27%) R
6 14 (12.84%) C#
7 10 (9.17%) Scala
8 8 (7.34%) MATLAB
9 5 (4.59%) C
10 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.92%) Lua
10 1 (0.92%) Perl
10 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (31.19%) Degree
2 29 (26.61%) PhD
3 7 (6.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (5.50%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.83%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.92%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Docker
2 2 (1.83%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) Kibana
2 2 (1.83%) Ansible
2 2 (1.83%) Grafana
2 2 (1.83%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.83%) logstash
2 2 (1.83%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 24 (22.02%) Oracle
2 5 (4.59%) Google
3 3 (2.75%) Sybase
4 2 (1.83%) Alteryx
4 2 (1.83%) Informatica
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.83%) Tableau
4 2 (1.83%) Twitter