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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 45 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs citing Python 77 34 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.16% 2.70% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.81% 5.18% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 46 26 39
Average salary £40,750 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
785 657 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.58% 52.27% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 574 426 458
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 92 (56.10%) Java
2 77 (46.95%) Linux
3 72 (43.90%) Perl
4 60 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (35.37%) Ruby
6 53 (32.32%) SQL
7 52 (31.71%) JavaScript
8 47 (28.66%) C++
9 44 (26.83%) Computer Science
10 42 (25.61%) Software Engineering
11 40 (24.39%) C#
12 39 (23.78%) Degree
13 35 (21.34%) UNIX
14 34 (20.73%) OO
15 32 (19.51%) HTML
16 31 (18.90%) CSS
17 28 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (16.46%) Business Analysis
19 26 (15.85%) Oracle
19 26 (15.85%) HTML5
20 25 (15.24%) PL/SQL
20 25 (15.24%) Automated Testing
21 23 (14.02%) QA
21 23 (14.02%) Bash Shell
21 23 (14.02%) Cloud Computing
22 22 (13.41%) Web Services
23 21 (12.80%) XML
24 20 (12.20%) Web Development
25 19 (11.59%) Windows

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 17 (10.37%) WebLogic
2 14 (8.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (5.49%) Node.js
4 8 (4.88%) SAS
5 5 (3.05%) ArcGIS
5 5 (3.05%) Apache
6 3 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.83%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.22%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.22%) nginx
8 1 (0.61%) Lync
8 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Office
2 3 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.02%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.10%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.49%) Internet
3 4 (2.44%) Wireshark
3 4 (2.44%) DHCP
3 4 (2.44%) Firewall
3 4 (2.44%) IPsec
3 4 (2.44%) DNS
3 4 (2.44%) tcpdump
4 3 (1.83%) SSL
4 3 (1.83%) SNMP
4 3 (1.83%) VPN
4 3 (1.83%) SSH
5 1 (0.61%) SAN
5 1 (0.61%) WAN
5 1 (0.61%) SMTP
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.61%) LDAP
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.98%) Big Data
2 14 (8.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (8.54%) Oracle ODI
2 14 (8.54%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.32%) MySQL
4 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (6.10%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.49%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.66%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.44%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.22%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.22%) HBase
10 2 (1.22%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.61%) VoltDB
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (11.59%) Ant
2 14 (8.54%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.32%) Selenium
4 10 (6.10%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.49%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.88%) WebDriver
7 6 (3.66%) Bugzilla
7 6 (3.66%) JIRA
7 6 (3.66%) FogBugz
8 5 (3.05%) RSpec
8 5 (3.05%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.05%) Jasmine
8 5 (3.05%) Maven
9 4 (2.44%) Fiddler
10 3 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.83%) Hudson
11 2 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (1.22%) RubyMine
12 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (5.49%) Banking
2 8 (4.88%) Finance
3 5 (3.05%) Games
4 3 (1.83%) Marketing
5 2 (1.22%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (27.44%) Software Engineer
2 40 (24.39%) Developer
3 18 (10.98%) QA Engineer
3 18 (10.98%) Development Engineer
4 13 (7.93%) Middleware Specialist
4 13 (7.93%) Software Development Engineer
5 11 (6.71%) Python Developer
6 10 (6.10%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.49%) Administrator
7 9 (5.49%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.88%) Junior Software Engineer
8 8 (4.88%) Junior
8 8 (4.88%) Applications Support
8 8 (4.88%) Graduate
9 7 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (3.66%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.66%) Analyst
11 5 (3.05%) Senior Development Engineer
11 5 (3.05%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.51%) HTML
2 31 (18.90%) CSS
3 26 (15.85%) HTML5
4 22 (13.41%) Web Services
5 21 (12.80%) XML
6 19 (11.59%) .NET
7 17 (10.37%) SOAP
7 17 (10.37%) Middleware
8 16 (9.76%) LESS
9 15 (9.15%) CSS3
9 15 (9.15%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (8.54%) XSLT
11 13 (7.93%) jQuery
12 10 (6.10%) ASP.NET
13 8 (4.88%) Sass
14 7 (4.27%) Sinatra
14 7 (4.27%) Java EE
15 5 (3.05%) Ember.js
15 5 (3.05%) Backbone.js
15 5 (3.05%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 28 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.15%) Open Source
4 10 (6.10%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.88%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (4.27%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.05%) GIS
8 4 (2.44%) Life Science
9 3 (1.83%) Statistics
10 2 (1.22%) Informatics
10 2 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.61%) Social Media
11 1 (0.61%) User Experience
11 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.61%) DTV
11 1 (0.61%) EPoS
11 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 77 (46.95%) Linux
2 35 (21.34%) UNIX
3 19 (11.59%) Windows
4 13 (7.93%) Mac OS X
5 9 (5.49%) CentOS
5 9 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.88%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.05%) AIX
7 5 (3.05%) Solaris
7 5 (3.05%) Android
8 4 (2.44%) Fedora
9 3 (1.83%) OS/2
10 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (25.61%) Software Engineering
3 34 (20.73%) OO
4 28 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (16.46%) Business Analysis
6 25 (15.24%) Automated Testing
7 20 (12.20%) Web Development
8 19 (11.59%) SOA
9 18 (10.98%) Mentoring
10 14 (8.54%) BPMN
11 13 (7.93%) Refactoring
12 12 (7.32%) DevOps
13 11 (6.71%) Regression Testing
14 10 (6.10%) MVC
15 9 (5.49%) Software Architecture
15 9 (5.49%) Technical Architecture
15 9 (5.49%) Scrum
15 9 (5.49%) TDD
16 8 (4.88%) Information Security
16 8 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (56.10%) Java
2 72 (43.90%) Perl
3 58 (35.37%) Ruby
4 53 (32.32%) SQL
5 52 (31.71%) JavaScript
6 47 (28.66%) C++
7 40 (24.39%) C#
8 25 (15.24%) PL/SQL
9 23 (14.02%) Bash Shell
10 19 (11.59%) Shell Script
11 18 (10.98%) C
12 14 (8.54%) XQuery
12 14 (8.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 13 (7.93%) CoffeeScript
13 13 (7.93%) Objective-C
13 13 (7.93%) Jython
14 12 (7.32%) PHP
15 9 (5.49%) PowerShell
16 8 (4.88%) Lisp
17 7 (4.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (23.78%) Degree
2 13 (7.93%) Postgraduate
3 8 (4.88%) PhD
4 5 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.05%) ISEB
4 5 (3.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.02%) QA
2 4 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) HDFS
2 4 (2.44%) Snort
3 3 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.22%) Docker
5 1 (0.61%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (8.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 14 (8.54%) Oracle Identity Management
2 13 (7.93%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (7.32%) Puppet
4 6 (3.66%) Nagios
4 6 (3.66%) ZABBIX
5 5 (3.05%) Capistrano
5 5 (3.05%) Salt
6 2 (1.22%) SCCM
7 1 (0.61%) OpenView
7 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (15.85%) Oracle
2 13 (7.93%) VMware
3 8 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.88%) Dell
4 6 (3.66%) Google
4 6 (3.66%) New Relic
5 5 (3.05%) SaltStack
5 5 (3.05%) ESRI
6 3 (1.83%) JBoss
7 2 (1.22%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.22%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.22%) Informatica
8 1 (0.61%) Twitter
8 1 (0.61%) Tableau
8 1 (0.61%) NetApp
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco
8 1 (0.61%) HP
8 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.61%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) Brocade
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary Best on Market plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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FPSG Connect
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago