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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 40 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs citing Python 63 61 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.66% 3.70% 3.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.89% 7.87% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 47 36 23
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £29,750 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,250 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
637 775 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.15% 47.03% 53.46%
Number of salaries quoted 435 538 364
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 1 May 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 76 (53.90%) Java
2 72 (51.06%) JavaScript
3 70 (49.65%) Linux
4 65 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (43.26%) Finance
6 57 (40.43%) Degree
7 56 (39.72%) Amazon AWS
8 53 (37.59%) Web Services
9 47 (33.33%) Banking
10 44 (31.21%) Telecoms
11 36 (25.53%) TDD
11 36 (25.53%) Puppet
11 36 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
12 32 (22.70%) Scrum
13 29 (20.57%) PHP
14 28 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (19.15%) Perl
16 24 (17.02%) Ruby
17 23 (16.31%) QA
17 23 (16.31%) Configuration Management
18 22 (15.60%) Software Engineering
19 20 (14.18%) Amazon EC2
19 20 (14.18%) DevOps
20 19 (13.48%) Apache
20 19 (13.48%) Games
21 18 (12.77%) Multithreading
22 17 (12.06%) SQL
23 16 (11.35%) Regression Testing
24 14 (9.93%) C++
24 14 (9.93%) Test Scripting

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 19 (13.48%) Apache
2 9 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.96%) JBoss
4 5 (3.55%) SAS
5 4 (2.84%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.42%) nginx
7 1 (0.71%) Moodle
7 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.71%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 56 (39.72%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (14.18%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.84%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (2.84%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) Firewall
2 5 (3.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.84%) DNS
3 4 (2.84%) SSL
4 3 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.13%) SMTP
4 3 (2.13%) HTTP
5 2 (1.42%) LDAP
5 2 (1.42%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.71%) IPsec
6 1 (0.71%) SSH
6 1 (0.71%) VPN
6 1 (0.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.80%) MySQL
2 10 (7.09%) Relational Database
2 10 (7.09%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.55%) Apache Hive
3 5 (3.55%) Big Data
4 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.71%) VoltDB
6 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Selenium
2 7 (4.96%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.84%) Ant
5 2 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.42%) JUnit
5 2 (1.42%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.42%) FogBugz
5 2 (1.42%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.42%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.42%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.71%) Hudson
6 1 (0.71%) QAComplete
General
1 61 (43.26%) Finance
2 47 (33.33%) Banking
3 44 (31.21%) Telecoms
4 19 (13.48%) Games
5 6 (4.26%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (30.50%) Developer
2 22 (15.60%) Python Developer
3 16 (11.35%) QA Engineer
4 12 (8.51%) Software Engineer
5 11 (7.80%) Analyst
6 10 (7.09%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.09%) Junior
6 10 (7.09%) Agile Project Manager
7 8 (5.67%) Architect
7 8 (5.67%) Lead Architect
8 7 (4.96%) Lead Technical Architect
8 7 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.96%) Technical Project Manager
8 7 (4.96%) Technical Manager
9 6 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.26%) Test Manager
9 6 (4.26%) Administrator
10 5 (3.55%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (37.59%) Web Services
2 10 (7.09%) HTML
3 8 (5.67%) CSS
4 7 (4.96%) HTML5
5 6 (4.26%) Django
6 3 (2.13%) JSON
6 3 (2.13%) jQuery
6 3 (2.13%) Regular Expression
6 3 (2.13%) CSS3
6 3 (2.13%) .NET
7 2 (1.42%) Middleware
7 2 (1.42%) WebSockets
7 2 (1.42%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.71%) Java SE
8 1 (0.71%) Spring
8 1 (0.71%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.71%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.71%) Restlet
8 1 (0.71%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.26%) Xbox
4 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.13%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.42%) GIS
6 2 (1.42%) Social Media
6 2 (1.42%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.42%) Physics
6 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.71%) User Experience
7 1 (0.71%) Statistics
7 1 (0.71%) Economics
7 1 (0.71%) Life Science
7 1 (0.71%) Open Source
7 1 (0.71%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 70 (49.65%) Linux
2 9 (6.38%) UNIX
3 8 (5.67%) Windows
4 4 (2.84%) CentOS
5 3 (2.13%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.13%) Solaris
6 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.53%) TDD
3 32 (22.70%) Scrum
4 28 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (16.31%) Configuration Management
6 22 (15.60%) Software Engineering
7 20 (14.18%) DevOps
8 18 (12.77%) Multithreading
9 16 (11.35%) Regression Testing
10 14 (9.93%) Test Scripting
10 14 (9.93%) Black-Box Testing
11 12 (8.51%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.09%) Project Planning
13 7 (4.96%) Automated Testing
13 7 (4.96%) Analytics
13 7 (4.96%) SOA
14 5 (3.55%) Test Management
15 4 (2.84%) OO
15 4 (2.84%) Root Cause Analysis
15 4 (2.84%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 76 (53.90%) Java
2 72 (51.06%) JavaScript
3 29 (20.57%) PHP
4 27 (19.15%) Perl
5 24 (17.02%) Ruby
6 17 (12.06%) SQL
7 14 (9.93%) C++
8 9 (6.38%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.96%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.26%) C#
10 6 (4.26%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.13%) R
11 3 (2.13%) sed
11 3 (2.13%) Lisp
12 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.42%) C
13 1 (0.71%) XPath
13 1 (0.71%) Groovy
13 1 (0.71%) VBScript
13 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (40.43%) Degree
2 4 (2.84%) ISEB
2 4 (2.84%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.13%) CEH
3 3 (2.13%) GIAC
3 3 (2.13%) PhD
3 3 (2.13%) CISSP
3 3 (2.13%) SSCP
4 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.42%) MCSE
4 2 (1.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.31%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.13%) NFS
2 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (25.53%) Puppet
1 36 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.38%) Munin
2 9 (6.38%) Nagios
2 9 (6.38%) Graphite
3 5 (3.55%) Capistrano
3 5 (3.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (6.38%) Red Hat
2 7 (4.96%) VMware
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle
4 3 (2.13%) F5
4 3 (2.13%) Informatica
4 3 (2.13%) Cisco
4 3 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.42%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.42%) Perforce
5 2 (1.42%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.71%) Google
6 1 (0.71%) Tableau
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