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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 44 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 52 71 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.00% 4.51% 4.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.67% 9.10% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 38 40 33
Average salary £41,375 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.43% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,950 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%
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
600 780 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.12% 49.59% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 411 535 357
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 73 (51.41%) Java
2 68 (47.89%) JavaScript
3 64 (45.07%) Linux
4 61 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (40.85%) Degree
6 57 (40.14%) Finance
7 52 (36.62%) Amazon AWS
8 51 (35.92%) Web Services
9 43 (30.28%) Banking
10 40 (28.17%) Telecoms
11 37 (26.06%) Puppet
11 37 (26.06%) Opscode Chef
12 32 (22.54%) Scrum
13 29 (20.42%) Perl
13 29 (20.42%) Ruby
14 28 (19.72%) Software Engineering
15 27 (19.01%) TDD
16 26 (18.31%) Configuration Management
17 24 (16.90%) PHP
17 24 (16.90%) SQL
18 23 (16.20%) QA
18 23 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (15.49%) DevOps
20 20 (14.08%) Apache
21 19 (13.38%) Amazon EC2
22 15 (10.56%) Multithreading
22 15 (10.56%) C++
22 15 (10.56%) Games
23 14 (9.86%) Mentoring
24 13 (9.15%) Regression Testing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (14.08%) Apache
2 10 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.63%) JBoss
4 5 (3.52%) SAS
4 5 (3.52%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) nginx
5 1 (0.70%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 52 (36.62%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (13.38%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.52%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (3.52%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) Firewall
2 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.11%) SSL
3 3 (2.11%) DNS
3 3 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.41%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (1.41%) HTTP
4 2 (1.41%) LAN
4 2 (1.41%) WAN
4 2 (1.41%) SMTP
5 1 (0.70%) IPsec
5 1 (0.70%) VPN
5 1 (0.70%) DHCP
5 1 (0.70%) LDAP
5 1 (0.70%) SSH
5 1 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.04%) Hadoop
2 9 (6.34%) MySQL
3 8 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.23%) Apache Hive
5 5 (3.52%) Big Data
6 4 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.70%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Selenium
2 7 (4.93%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.52%) JUnit
5 4 (2.82%) FogBugz
5 4 (2.82%) JIRA
5 4 (2.82%) Ant
5 4 (2.82%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.41%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.41%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.70%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.70%) Hudson
7 1 (0.70%) QAComplete
General
1 57 (40.14%) Finance
2 43 (30.28%) Banking
3 40 (28.17%) Telecoms
4 15 (10.56%) Games
5 5 (3.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (25.35%) Developer
2 18 (12.68%) Python Developer
3 15 (10.56%) Software Engineer
4 13 (9.15%) QA Engineer
5 12 (8.45%) Analyst
6 10 (7.04%) Agile Project Manager
6 10 (7.04%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.34%) Junior
8 8 (5.63%) Lead Architect
8 8 (5.63%) Architect
9 7 (4.93%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.93%) Technical Project Manager
9 7 (4.93%) Administrator
9 7 (4.93%) Technical Manager
9 7 (4.93%) Lead Technical Architect
9 7 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Test Manager
11 5 (3.52%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.52%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (35.92%) Web Services
2 7 (4.93%) HTML
3 5 (3.52%) CSS
3 5 (3.52%) Django
4 4 (2.82%) HTML5
4 4 (2.82%) Java SE
5 3 (2.11%) .NET
5 3 (2.11%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.41%) CSS3
6 2 (1.41%) JSON
6 2 (1.41%) jQuery
6 2 (1.41%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.41%) Middleware
7 1 (0.70%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.70%) DirectX
7 1 (0.70%) XML
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.70%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.70%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.15%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.52%) Xbox
4 4 (2.82%) GIS
5 3 (2.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.41%) Social Media
6 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.41%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) VLE
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Statistics
7 1 (0.70%) Economics
7 1 (0.70%) Physics
7 1 (0.70%) Life Science
7 1 (0.70%) User Experience
7 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (45.07%) Linux
2 12 (8.45%) UNIX
3 11 (7.75%) Windows
4 7 (4.93%) Android
5 4 (2.82%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.11%) CentOS
6 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.41%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (22.54%) Scrum
3 28 (19.72%) Software Engineering
4 27 (19.01%) TDD
5 26 (18.31%) Configuration Management
6 23 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (15.49%) DevOps
8 15 (10.56%) Multithreading
9 14 (9.86%) Mentoring
10 13 (9.15%) Regression Testing
11 11 (7.75%) Test Scripting
11 11 (7.75%) Black-Box Testing
12 10 (7.04%) Project Planning
13 8 (5.63%) Automated Testing
14 7 (4.93%) SOA
14 7 (4.93%) Test Management
15 6 (4.23%) Analytics
16 5 (3.52%) Root Cause Analysis
16 5 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
17 4 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (51.41%) Java
2 68 (47.89%) JavaScript
3 29 (20.42%) Perl
3 29 (20.42%) Ruby
4 24 (16.90%) PHP
4 24 (16.90%) SQL
5 15 (10.56%) C++
6 10 (7.04%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.63%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.93%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.23%) C#
10 5 (3.52%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.11%) Lisp
11 3 (2.11%) sed
11 3 (2.11%) R
12 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.70%) Tcl
12 1 (0.70%) VBScript
12 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (40.85%) Degree
2 6 (4.23%) ISTQB
2 6 (4.23%) ISEB
3 3 (2.11%) GIAC
3 3 (2.11%) SSCP
3 3 (2.11%) CISSP
3 3 (2.11%) PhD
3 3 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.11%) CEH
4 2 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.41%) MCSE
4 2 (1.41%) MCSA
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.20%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.41%) XenApp
3 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.41%) NFS
4 1 (0.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 37 (26.06%) Puppet
1 37 (26.06%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.34%) Nagios
2 9 (6.34%) Munin
2 9 (6.34%) Graphite
3 7 (4.93%) Capistrano
3 7 (4.93%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (9.15%) VMware
2 8 (5.63%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.82%) F5
3 4 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.11%) Perforce
4 3 (2.11%) Informatica
4 3 (2.11%) Cisco
4 3 (2.11%) Oracle
5 2 (1.41%) Citrix
5 2 (1.41%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.70%) Google
6 1 (0.70%) Tableau
6 1 (0.70%) Rackspace
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