The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 38 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 77 92 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.40% 5.95% 4.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.56% 11.25% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 43 59 43
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,938 £26,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Python
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
666 818 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.70% 52.94% 55.72%
Number of salaries quoted 451 562 434
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Python
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Python Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Python
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Python also 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 that cited Python.

1 79 (49.07%) Linux
2 69 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 68 (42.24%) Finance
4 67 (41.61%) Java
5 61 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (35.40%) Degree
7 54 (33.54%) Banking
8 50 (31.06%) Telecoms
9 48 (29.81%) Amazon AWS
10 46 (28.57%) Web Services
11 42 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
12 40 (24.84%) Puppet
13 34 (21.12%) Ruby
14 33 (20.50%) SQL
14 33 (20.50%) Apache
15 32 (19.88%) Perl
16 31 (19.25%) TDD
17 30 (18.63%) Scrum
18 29 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (17.39%) PHP
19 28 (17.39%) Configuration Management
20 25 (15.53%) QA
20 25 (15.53%) DevOps
21 23 (14.29%) SDLC
21 23 (14.29%) Software Engineering
22 21 (13.04%) VMware
22 21 (13.04%) Windows
23 20 (12.42%) Games
24 19 (11.80%) C++
25 18 (11.18%) Multithreading

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Python also 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 that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (20.50%) Apache
2 15 (9.32%) Tomcat
3 12 (7.45%) Apache Pig
4 8 (4.97%) JBoss
5 7 (4.35%) SAS
6 5 (3.11%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.24%) Lync
7 2 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.24%) nginx
7 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.62%) IIS
8 1 (0.62%) Moodle
8 1 (0.62%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) SPSS
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (29.81%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.32%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (6.83%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (5.59%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.24%) SaaS
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) WAN
2 5 (3.11%) DNS
2 5 (3.11%) SAN
2 5 (3.11%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (2.48%) Firewall
3 4 (2.48%) LAN
3 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.86%) DHCP
4 3 (1.86%) LDAP
4 3 (1.86%) IPsec
4 3 (1.86%) SSL
5 2 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.24%) SMTP
5 2 (1.24%) HTTP
6 1 (0.62%) VPN
6 1 (0.62%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.62%) SSH
6 1 (0.62%) Internet
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.32%) MySQL
1 15 (9.32%) Hadoop
2 12 (7.45%) Apache Hive
2 12 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.21%) Big Data
4 8 (4.97%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.86%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.86%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.24%) HBase
6 2 (1.24%) Sqoop
6 2 (1.24%) Triplestore
6 2 (1.24%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.24%) DB2
6 2 (1.24%) Mahout
7 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (7.45%) Selenium
2 10 (6.21%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.97%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.35%) Bugzilla
5 6 (3.73%) Ant
5 6 (3.73%) JUnit
5 6 (3.73%) FogBugz
5 6 (3.73%) JIRA
6 4 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.24%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.24%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.24%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.24%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.24%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.62%) Subversion
8 1 (0.62%) Hudson
8 1 (0.62%) QAComplete
8 1 (0.62%) TestLink
General
1 68 (42.24%) Finance
2 54 (33.54%) Banking
3 50 (31.06%) Telecoms
4 20 (12.42%) Games
5 4 (2.48%) Marketing
6 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.24%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (29.81%) Developer
2 25 (15.53%) Python Developer
3 17 (10.56%) Software Engineer
4 12 (7.45%) QA Engineer
4 12 (7.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (6.21%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (5.59%) Junior
6 9 (5.59%) Analyst
7 7 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (4.35%) Architect
7 7 (4.35%) Administrator
8 6 (3.73%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.73%) Test Manager
8 6 (3.73%) Agile Project Manager
9 5 (3.11%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.11%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.11%) Lead Architect
10 4 (2.48%) Lead Technical Architect
10 4 (2.48%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.57%) Web Services
2 12 (7.45%) HTML
3 10 (6.21%) CSS
4 6 (3.73%) HTML5
4 6 (3.73%) Django
4 6 (3.73%) .NET
5 5 (3.11%) Java SE
6 3 (1.86%) JSON
6 3 (1.86%) jQuery
6 3 (1.86%) RESTful
6 3 (1.86%) CSS3
6 3 (1.86%) Regular Expression
7 2 (1.24%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.24%) MLlib
7 2 (1.24%) Middleware
8 1 (0.62%) LAMP
8 1 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.62%) XML
8 1 (0.62%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.11%) GIS
3 5 (3.11%) Replication
4 4 (2.48%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.86%) Physics
5 3 (1.86%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (1.24%) Economics
6 2 (1.24%) Social Media
6 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.24%) Xbox
6 2 (1.24%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) DTV
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.62%) Life Science
7 1 (0.62%) Statistics
7 1 (0.62%) Psychology
7 1 (0.62%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 79 (49.07%) Linux
2 21 (13.04%) Windows
3 14 (8.70%) UNIX
4 10 (6.21%) Android
5 6 (3.73%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.11%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.86%) CentOS
8 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.24%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.25%) TDD
3 30 (18.63%) Scrum
4 29 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 25 (15.53%) DevOps
7 23 (14.29%) SDLC
7 23 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 18 (11.18%) Multithreading
9 13 (8.07%) Regression Testing
9 13 (8.07%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.45%) Test Scripting
11 11 (6.83%) Automated Testing
12 10 (6.21%) Test Management
12 10 (6.21%) Black-Box Testing
13 7 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (4.35%) Open Source
14 6 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
14 6 (3.73%) Web Testing
14 6 (3.73%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 67 (41.61%) Java
3 34 (21.12%) Ruby
4 33 (20.50%) SQL
5 32 (19.88%) Perl
6 28 (17.39%) PHP
7 19 (11.80%) C++
8 14 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 14 (8.70%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.35%) C#
9 7 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.11%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.11%) R
11 3 (1.86%) sed
11 3 (1.86%) Lua
11 3 (1.86%) Lisp
12 2 (1.24%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.24%) VBScript
12 2 (1.24%) C
13 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (35.40%) Degree
2 9 (5.59%) ISEB
3 8 (4.97%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.48%) PhD
5 3 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.24%) SSCP
6 2 (1.24%) GIAC
6 2 (1.24%) CEH
6 2 (1.24%) CISSP
6 2 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.62%) MCSE
7 1 (0.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.53%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.21%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.48%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.48%) XenApp
3 4 (2.48%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.24%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.24%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.24%) NFS
5 1 (0.62%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 42 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (24.84%) Puppet
3 9 (5.59%) Graphite
3 9 (5.59%) Nagios
3 9 (5.59%) Munin
4 7 (4.35%) Capistrano
4 7 (4.35%) Ansible
5 2 (1.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (13.04%) VMware
2 10 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.97%) Perforce
4 7 (4.35%) Cisco
5 6 (3.73%) Oracle
5 6 (3.73%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.11%) Informatica
6 5 (3.11%) NetApp
6 5 (3.11%) Brocade
7 4 (2.48%) F5
7 4 (2.48%) Citrix
8 2 (1.24%) Adobe
8 2 (1.24%) SAP
8 2 (1.24%) Cognos
8 2 (1.24%) Teradata
8 2 (1.24%) Google
8 2 (1.24%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.24%) Netezza
8 2 (1.24%) Greenplum
8 2 (1.24%) Vertica
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