Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SciPy
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1090 1116 1187
Rank change year-on-year +26 +71 +76
Permanent jobs citing SciPy 85 106 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.055% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 62 102 110
UK median annual salary £100,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £38,875 £44,750 £38,400
90th Percentile £136,125 £120,000 £86,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +40.63% -24.71%

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 70519 75431 83642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.20% 38.88% 37.90%
Number of salaries quoted 58382 65452 71662
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram for SciPy in the UK

SciPy
Top 9 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 23 September 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 +16 74 £100,000 +25.00% 5
London +1 67 £100,000 +25.00% 2
UK excluding London +64 18 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Scotland - 10 £42,500 - 2
South East +66 3 £37,500 - 2
East of England +6 2 £41,250 -8.33% 1
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Wales - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 83 (97.65%) Python
2 81 (95.29%) NumPy
3 63 (74.12%) Pandas
4 44 (51.76%) Java
5 43 (50.59%) Software Engineering
6 42 (49.41%) SQL
6 42 (49.41%) C++
7 41 (48.24%) Mathematics
8 40 (47.06%) MongoDB
9 39 (45.88%) Finance
10 38 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (43.53%) OO
12 34 (40.00%) Computer Science
13 31 (36.47%) Linux
13 31 (36.47%) Machine Learning
14 29 (34.12%) Apache Spark
15 28 (32.94%) TDD
16 26 (30.59%) Degree
16 26 (30.59%) Oracle
16 26 (30.59%) Big Data
17 25 (29.41%) NoSQL
17 25 (29.41%) Hedge funds
17 25 (29.41%) PhD
18 24 (28.24%) Git (software)
18 24 (28.24%) Visualisation
18 24 (28.24%) R
19 23 (27.06%) Hadoop
20 22 (25.88%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (25.88%) JavaScript
20 22 (25.88%) Matplotlib

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 29 (34.12%) Apache Spark
2 8 (9.41%) SAS
3 6 (7.06%) Tornado
4 5 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.35%) IPython
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.18%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) CPLEX
2 1 (1.18%) GNU Octave
2 1 (1.18%) HipChat
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) GitHub
2 1 (1.18%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (47.06%) MongoDB
2 26 (30.59%) Big Data
3 25 (29.41%) NoSQL
4 23 (27.06%) Hadoop
5 13 (15.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (15.29%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (7.06%) Apache Hive
6 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.88%) Redis
8 4 (4.71%) KDB
8 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
10 2 (2.35%) Blockchain
10 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.35%) HBase
10 2 (2.35%) Sqoop
11 1 (1.18%) MySQL
11 1 (1.18%) Power BI
11 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (28.24%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.18%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.18%) Bower
4 1 (1.18%) JIRA
4 1 (1.18%) Maven
General
1 39 (45.88%) Finance
2 18 (21.18%) Front Office
3 16 (18.82%) Retail
4 14 (16.47%) Banking
5 13 (15.29%) Investment Banking
5 13 (15.29%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.53%) Games
7 1 (1.18%) Back Office
7 1 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (47.06%) Developer
2 38 (44.71%) Python Developer
3 20 (23.53%) Data Scientist
4 11 (12.94%) Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Data Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Information Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Information Risk Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Information Systems Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) MIS Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Risk Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Risk Data Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Data Analytics Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Python Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Quantitative Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Data Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (95.29%) NumPy
2 63 (74.12%) Pandas
3 22 (25.88%) Matplotlib
4 19 (22.35%) Flask
4 19 (22.35%) Pyramid
5 18 (21.18%) D3.js
5 18 (21.18%) Highcharts JS
6 15 (17.65%) Kafka
7 10 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 10 (11.76%) Django
8 8 (9.41%) scikit-learn
9 7 (8.24%) MLlib
9 7 (8.24%) Node.js
10 6 (7.06%) .NET
11 5 (5.88%) RESTful
11 5 (5.88%) Spring Boot
12 4 (4.71%) .NET Core
12 4 (4.71%) Celery
12 4 (4.71%) React
13 2 (2.35%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 34 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 25 (29.41%) Hedge funds
3 12 (14.12%) Derivative
3 12 (14.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (12.94%) Algorithms
5 6 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.88%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.71%) Fintech
8 3 (3.53%) Equities
9 2 (2.35%) Private Cloud
10 1 (1.18%) Blog
10 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
10 1 (1.18%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.47%) Linux
2 19 (22.35%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.59%) Software Engineering
2 41 (48.24%) Mathematics
3 38 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (43.53%) OO
5 31 (36.47%) Machine Learning
6 28 (32.94%) TDD
7 24 (28.24%) Visualisation
8 22 (25.88%) Analytics
8 22 (25.88%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (23.53%) Refactoring
9 20 (23.53%) Unit Testing
10 18 (21.18%) BDD
10 18 (21.18%) Statistics
10 18 (21.18%) Web Development
11 17 (20.00%) SDLC
12 13 (15.29%) Applied Mathematics
12 13 (15.29%) Asset Management
12 13 (15.29%) Data Analytics
12 13 (15.29%) Wealth Management
13 12 (14.12%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (97.65%) Python
2 44 (51.76%) Java
3 42 (49.41%) C++
3 42 (49.41%) SQL
4 24 (28.24%) R
5 22 (25.88%) JavaScript
6 18 (21.18%) C#
7 9 (10.59%) Scala
8 6 (7.06%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.53%) C
10 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.18%) Lua
10 1 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (1.18%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) Degree
2 25 (29.41%) PhD
3 9 (10.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (8.24%) Master's Degree
5 5 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Docker
2 2 (2.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.18%) Ansible
2 1 (1.18%) Grafana
2 1 (1.18%) logstash
2 1 (1.18%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 26 (30.59%) Oracle
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.53%) Sybase
3 2 (2.35%) Alteryx
3 2 (2.35%) Informatica
3 2 (2.35%) Tableau