The table below looks at the statistics for the Python Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python Developer
Rank 95 83 98
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 2 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 1.63% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 1.71% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 6
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Python Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1206 1286 1336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.81% 95.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 811 830 861
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Python Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Python Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python Developer across the Edinburgh region.

Python Developer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Python Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Python Developer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Python
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (82.35%) TDD
4 13 (76.47%) Linux
5 11 (64.71%) PHP
6 9 (52.94%) Banking
6 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
6 9 (52.94%) Finance
6 9 (52.94%) Games
6 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Big Data
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.76%) Java
9 2 (11.76%) CSS
9 2 (11.76%) OO
9 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (11.76%) Ruby
9 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (11.76%) jQuery
9 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (11.76%) RSpec
9 2 (11.76%) SaaS
9 2 (11.76%) Heroku
9 2 (11.76%) Sass
9 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Python Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Python Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Heroku
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) RSpec
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
1 9 (52.94%) Games
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) jQuery
1 2 (11.76%) React
1 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (11.76%) Sass
2 1 (5.88%) Celery
2 1 (5.88%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) API Design
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Programming
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) SOLID
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby