Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SciPy
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 943 1097 1119
Rank change year-on-year +154 +22 +70
Permanent jobs citing SciPy 254 98 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.057% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 203 75 147
UK median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £39,750
90th Percentile £112,000 £115,000 £112,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +30.43% +2.22% +55.17%

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 70,447 70,211 78,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.83% 40.69% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 58,887 59,424 67,534
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SciPy in the UK

SciPy
Top 10 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 21 June 2018. 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 +134 217 £75,000 -11.76% 20
London +100 188 £77,500 -13.89% 11
UK excluding London +45 66 £60,000 +30.43% 9
Scotland -2 37 £70,000 +64.71%
South East +10 13 £52,500 +27.27% 5
North of England - 8 £60,000 - 1
North West - 7 £60,000 - 1
South West - 5 £55,000 - 2
East of England - 3 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing SciPy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for SciPy.

1 254 (100.00%) Python
2 226 (88.98%) NumPy
3 217 (85.43%) Pandas
4 153 (60.24%) Machine Learning
5 149 (58.66%) Data Science
6 129 (50.79%) scikit-learn
7 98 (38.58%) SQL
8 89 (35.04%) Computer Science
9 88 (34.65%) Mathematics
10 82 (32.28%) Software Engineering
11 79 (31.10%) Algorithms
12 77 (30.31%) Data Analysis
13 70 (27.56%) Analytics
14 69 (27.17%) Apache Spark
15 66 (25.98%) Finance
16 60 (23.62%) Artificial Intelligence
17 58 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
18 54 (21.26%) Natural Language Processing
18 54 (21.26%) TensorFlow
19 52 (20.47%) NoSQL
19 52 (20.47%) Visualisation
20 51 (20.08%) Big Data
21 50 (19.69%) Hadoop
22 49 (19.29%) Degree
23 46 (18.11%) Scala
24 43 (16.93%) Linux
25 42 (16.54%) C++
26 41 (16.14%) Fintech
27 40 (15.75%) R
28 39 (15.35%) PhD

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 69 (27.17%) Apache Spark
2 17 (6.69%) Apache
3 13 (5.12%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.15%) IPython
5 6 (2.36%) Luigi
5 6 (2.36%) SAS
6 5 (1.97%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.97%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.57%) Tornado
Applications
1 7 (2.76%) Chatbot
2 5 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 58 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (11.42%) Serverless
3 28 (11.02%) Amazon Kinesis
3 28 (11.02%) AWS CloudFormation
3 28 (11.02%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (2.36%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.97%) GitHub
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) DAB
1 2 (0.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.47%) NoSQL
2 51 (20.08%) Big Data
3 50 (19.69%) Hadoop
4 26 (10.24%) Apache Hive
4 26 (10.24%) HBase
5 24 (9.45%) Text Mining
6 21 (8.27%) MongoDB
6 21 (8.27%) QlikView
7 16 (6.30%) Relational Database
8 14 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (3.54%) Parquet
9 9 (3.54%) SQL Server
10 8 (3.15%) Flink
11 6 (2.36%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.57%) BigQuery
13 4 (1.57%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 33 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.97%) Ant
2 5 (1.97%) CA Release Automation
2 5 (1.97%) Gradle
2 5 (1.97%) IntelliJ
2 5 (1.97%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.97%) JIRA
2 5 (1.97%) JUnit
2 5 (1.97%) Maven
2 5 (1.97%) Selenium
2 5 (1.97%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.18%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (25.98%) Finance
2 17 (6.69%) Front Office
3 10 (3.94%) Banking
4 8 (3.15%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.36%) Retail
6 5 (1.97%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 96 (37.80%) Data Scientist
2 79 (31.10%) Developer
3 57 (22.44%) Python Developer
4 45 (17.72%) Senior Data Scientist
5 31 (12.20%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 23 (9.06%) Software Engineer
7 18 (7.09%) Junior
7 18 (7.09%) Senior Developer
8 17 (6.69%) Junior Developer
8 17 (6.69%) Senior Python Developer
9 15 (5.91%) Data Engineer
9 15 (5.91%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 13 (5.12%) Python Engineer
11 10 (3.94%) Senior Systems Developer
12 8 (3.15%) Architect
12 8 (3.15%) UI Engineer
13 6 (2.36%) Quantitative Developer
14 5 (1.97%) Graduate
14 5 (1.97%) Integration Engineer
14 5 (1.97%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (88.98%) NumPy
2 217 (85.43%) Pandas
3 129 (50.79%) scikit-learn
4 54 (21.26%) Natural Language Processing
4 54 (21.26%) TensorFlow
5 31 (12.20%) Theano
6 24 (9.45%) PySpark
7 23 (9.06%) Keras
7 23 (9.06%) MLlib
8 18 (7.09%) Matplotlib
9 17 (6.69%) Flask
10 15 (5.91%) Web Services
11 11 (4.33%) AngularJS
11 11 (4.33%) Django
11 11 (4.33%) Kafka
12 9 (3.54%) Anaconda
12 9 (3.54%) Bokeh
13 6 (2.36%) CSS
13 6 (2.36%) HTML
13 6 (2.36%) React
Miscellaneous
1 89 (35.04%) Computer Science
2 79 (31.10%) Algorithms
3 41 (16.14%) Fintech
4 20 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (7.87%) Hedge funds
5 13 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.94%) Derivative
6 10 (3.94%) Equities
6 10 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (3.54%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.15%) OTC Derivatives
9 6 (2.36%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.97%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.97%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.57%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.57%) Video\Live Streaming
12 3 (1.18%) Blog
13 2 (0.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.93%) Linux
2 10 (3.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (60.24%) Machine Learning
2 149 (58.66%) Data Science
3 88 (34.65%) Mathematics
4 82 (32.28%) Software Engineering
5 77 (30.31%) Data Analysis
6 70 (27.56%) Analytics
7 60 (23.62%) Artificial Intelligence
8 52 (20.47%) Visualisation
9 36 (14.17%) Data Visualisation
10 35 (13.78%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (13.39%) Deep Learning
12 30 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (11.81%) Data Analytics
12 30 (11.81%) Statistics
13 29 (11.42%) Predictive Analytics
14 25 (9.84%) Cybersecurity
14 25 (9.84%) Predictive Modelling
15 22 (8.66%) Load Testing
15 22 (8.66%) Physics
15 22 (8.66%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 254 (100.00%) Python
2 98 (38.58%) SQL
3 46 (18.11%) Scala
4 42 (16.54%) C++
5 40 (15.75%) R
6 38 (14.96%) Java
7 36 (14.17%) JavaScript
8 22 (8.66%) C#
8 22 (8.66%) Clojure
9 18 (7.09%) Lisp
10 16 (6.30%) C
10 16 (6.30%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.97%) Go
11 5 (1.97%) Java 8
12 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.39%) Cython
13 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (19.29%) Degree
2 39 (15.35%) PhD
3 15 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (5.51%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.39%) GCP
2 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 20 (7.87%) HDFS
2 12 (4.72%) Docker
3 5 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.97%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.57%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (9.84%) Tableau
2 10 (3.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.15%) Google
4 6 (2.36%) Splunk
5 5 (1.97%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.57%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.79%) Facebook
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle
8 1 (0.39%) Teradata