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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 31 36 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Python 100 85 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.29% 5.68% 3.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.71% 10.88% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 35
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £28,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,950 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
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
680 781 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.77% 52.17% 54.30%
Number of salaries quoted 453 559 414
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 September 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 84 (53.50%) Linux
2 64 (40.76%) Java
3 63 (40.13%) Finance
4 58 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (32.48%) Banking
6 47 (29.94%) Degree
7 46 (29.30%) Telecoms
8 43 (27.39%) SQL
8 43 (27.39%) Web Services
9 42 (26.75%) Perl
10 38 (24.20%) JavaScript
10 38 (24.20%) Opscode Chef
11 37 (23.57%) Apache
12 33 (21.02%) C++
12 33 (21.02%) VMware
12 33 (21.02%) Puppet
13 32 (20.38%) Windows
14 31 (19.75%) Configuration Management
14 31 (19.75%) Ruby
15 30 (19.11%) Amazon AWS
16 29 (18.47%) Scrum
17 28 (17.83%) Software Engineering
18 27 (17.20%) TDD
18 27 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (16.56%) PHP
20 25 (15.92%) Computer Science
20 25 (15.92%) DevOps
21 24 (15.29%) MySQL
22 22 (14.01%) Microsoft
22 22 (14.01%) Android

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 37 (23.57%) Apache
2 19 (12.10%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.01%) SAS
3 11 (7.01%) Apache Pig
4 10 (6.37%) JBoss
5 8 (5.10%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.18%) Lync
6 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.18%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.55%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.27%) Node.js
8 2 (1.27%) nginx
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.64%) Moodle
9 1 (0.64%) IIS
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.18%) SPSS
2 5 (3.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.11%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.37%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.18%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.64%) SaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) WAN
2 9 (5.73%) SAN
3 8 (5.10%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (3.82%) DNS
5 5 (3.18%) DHCP
5 5 (3.18%) LDAP
5 5 (3.18%) LAN
5 5 (3.18%) IPsec
6 2 (1.27%) Network Security
6 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.64%) NAS
7 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.64%) Internet
7 1 (0.64%) Firewall
7 1 (0.64%) Wireless
7 1 (0.64%) SMTP
7 1 (0.64%) HTTP
7 1 (0.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.29%) MySQL
2 17 (10.83%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.19%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (10.19%) Big Data
4 14 (8.92%) Hadoop
5 11 (7.01%) Apache Hive
6 9 (5.73%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.82%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.82%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.82%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.18%) Pentaho
8 5 (3.18%) DB2
8 5 (3.18%) HBase
8 5 (3.18%) Sqoop
8 5 (3.18%) Triplestore
8 5 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (3.18%) Mahout
9 3 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (10.83%) JUnit
2 10 (6.37%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.73%) Selenium
4 8 (5.10%) JIRA
5 7 (4.46%) Bugzilla
5 7 (4.46%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.82%) FogBugz
6 6 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.82%) Ant
7 5 (3.18%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.27%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.27%) Subversion
9 1 (0.64%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.64%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.64%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.64%) QAComplete
9 1 (0.64%) TestLink
General
1 63 (40.13%) Finance
2 51 (32.48%) Banking
3 46 (29.30%) Telecoms
4 21 (13.38%) Games
5 6 (3.82%) Marketing
5 6 (3.82%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (26.75%) Developer
2 25 (15.92%) Software Engineer
2 25 (15.92%) Python Developer
3 19 (12.10%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (9.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (6.37%) Administrator
6 8 (5.10%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (4.46%) QA Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.82%) Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) Junior
9 5 (3.18%) Graduate
9 5 (3.18%) Architect
9 5 (3.18%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.18%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Big Data Architect
10 4 (2.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.55%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.39%) Web Services
2 16 (10.19%) Java SE
3 15 (9.55%) HTML
4 14 (8.92%) CSS
5 10 (6.37%) .NET
6 6 (3.82%) Django
7 5 (3.18%) HTML5
7 5 (3.18%) MLlib
8 3 (1.91%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.91%) RESTful
8 3 (1.91%) jQuery
8 3 (1.91%) JSON
8 3 (1.91%) J2EE
9 2 (1.27%) OpenGL
9 2 (1.27%) Middleware
9 2 (1.27%) Apache Flex
9 2 (1.27%) CSS3
9 2 (1.27%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.64%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.64%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.92%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.64%) GIS
3 11 (7.01%) Replication
4 9 (5.73%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.82%) Physics
7 4 (2.55%) DTV
7 4 (2.55%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.91%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (1.91%) Economics
9 2 (1.27%) Statistics
9 2 (1.27%) Psychology
9 2 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.64%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.64%) VLE
10 1 (0.64%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 84 (53.50%) Linux
2 32 (20.38%) Windows
3 22 (14.01%) Android
4 18 (11.46%) UNIX
5 8 (5.10%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (4.46%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.82%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.27%) Solaris
8 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.75%) Configuration Management
3 29 (18.47%) Scrum
4 28 (17.83%) Software Engineering
5 27 (17.20%) TDD
5 27 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (15.92%) DevOps
7 20 (12.74%) Open Source
8 18 (11.46%) Multithreading
9 16 (10.19%) Stress Testing
9 16 (10.19%) API Design
10 15 (9.55%) SDLC
10 15 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (8.92%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (7.64%) Mentoring
13 11 (7.01%) Migration
14 10 (6.37%) Regression Testing
15 9 (5.73%) Software Testing
16 8 (5.10%) Automated Testing
16 8 (5.10%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 64 (40.76%) Java
2 43 (27.39%) SQL
3 42 (26.75%) Perl
4 38 (24.20%) JavaScript
5 33 (21.02%) C++
6 31 (19.75%) Ruby
7 26 (16.56%) PHP
8 22 (14.01%) Bash Shell
9 19 (12.10%) PowerShell
10 14 (8.92%) C#
11 7 (4.46%) R
12 6 (3.82%) C
12 6 (3.82%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.82%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.91%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.91%) Lua
13 3 (1.91%) Lisp
14 2 (1.27%) sed
14 2 (1.27%) Tcl
14 2 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (29.94%) Degree
2 7 (4.46%) ISEB
3 6 (3.82%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.55%) PhD
6 3 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.83%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.18%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.18%) XenApp
3 5 (3.18%) XenDesktop
3 5 (3.18%) DFS Replication
3 5 (3.18%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.91%) NFS
5 1 (0.64%) Firmware
5 1 (0.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 38 (24.20%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (21.02%) Puppet
3 9 (5.73%) Ansible
3 9 (5.73%) Capistrano
4 5 (3.18%) SCCM
5 4 (2.55%) Munin
5 4 (2.55%) Nagios
5 4 (2.55%) Graphite
Vendors
1 33 (21.02%) VMware
2 22 (14.01%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.55%) Oracle
4 12 (7.64%) Perforce
5 11 (7.01%) NetApp
6 9 (5.73%) Cisco
7 8 (5.10%) Brocade
8 7 (4.46%) Google
8 7 (4.46%) Rackspace
8 7 (4.46%) SAP
8 7 (4.46%) Informatica
9 6 (3.82%) F5
9 6 (3.82%) DigitalOcean
10 5 (3.18%) Vertica
10 5 (3.18%) Talend
10 5 (3.18%) Netezza
10 5 (3.18%) Greenplum
10 5 (3.18%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (3.18%) Citrix
10 5 (3.18%) Teradata
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