The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 38 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Python 84 53 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.72% 4.32% 5.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.70% 7.82% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 57 46 52
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
785 678 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.47% 55.30% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 542 452 415
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
Scotland

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 August 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 83 (56.08%) Java
2 69 (46.62%) Linux
3 57 (38.51%) JavaScript
4 56 (37.84%) Perl
4 56 (37.84%) SQL
5 53 (35.81%) Ruby
6 45 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (27.70%) HTML
8 40 (27.03%) CSS
9 39 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (25.00%) UNIX
10 37 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 35 (23.65%) HTML5
12 34 (22.97%) C++
13 33 (22.30%) Oracle
13 33 (22.30%) OO
13 33 (22.30%) Software Engineering
14 32 (21.62%) C#
14 32 (21.62%) PL/SQL
15 31 (20.95%) Degree
16 29 (19.59%) Automated Testing
16 29 (19.59%) Web Services
16 29 (19.59%) XML
17 27 (18.24%) Ant
17 27 (18.24%) Business Analysis
18 24 (16.22%) WebLogic
19 22 (14.86%) Big Data
20 21 (14.19%) Windows
20 21 (14.19%) SOA
20 21 (14.19%) QA

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 24 (16.22%) WebLogic
2 14 (9.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (5.41%) Node.js
3 8 (5.41%) SAS
4 5 (3.38%) ArcGIS
5 4 (2.70%) Apache
6 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) GIMP
1 8 (5.41%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.84%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.08%) LDAP
1 9 (6.08%) Internet
2 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.35%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.35%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.35%) IPsec
3 2 (1.35%) Firewall
3 2 (1.35%) DNS
3 2 (1.35%) DHCP
3 2 (1.35%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) SNMP
4 1 (0.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) SSH
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.86%) Big Data
2 14 (9.46%) Oracle Database
2 14 (9.46%) Oracle ODI
2 14 (9.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.76%) MySQL
4 9 (6.08%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.70%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.35%) HBase
8 2 (1.35%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (18.24%) Ant
2 14 (9.46%) Selenium
3 11 (7.43%) WebDriver
4 9 (6.08%) Eclipse
4 9 (6.08%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.05%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.38%) Maven
6 5 (3.38%) Jasmine
6 5 (3.38%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.38%) RSpec
7 4 (2.70%) FogBugz
7 4 (2.70%) JIRA
7 4 (2.70%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.03%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.35%) RubyMine
9 2 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.68%) Hudson
General
1 8 (5.41%) Banking
2 4 (2.70%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Games
3 2 (1.35%) Marketing
3 2 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Electronics
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (31.08%) Developer
2 38 (25.68%) Software Engineer
3 18 (12.16%) Development Engineer
4 16 (10.81%) QA Engineer
5 13 (8.78%) Middleware Specialist
5 13 (8.78%) Software Development Engineer
6 8 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 7 (4.73%) Graduate
7 7 (4.73%) Junior
7 7 (4.73%) Python Developer
7 7 (4.73%) Junior Software Engineer
8 6 (4.05%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (4.05%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.38%) Consultant
9 5 (3.38%) Programmer
9 5 (3.38%) GIS Consultant
9 5 (3.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.70%) HTML
2 40 (27.03%) CSS
3 35 (23.65%) HTML5
4 29 (19.59%) Web Services
4 29 (19.59%) XML
5 21 (14.19%) jQuery
6 17 (11.49%) SOAP
6 17 (11.49%) .NET
7 16 (10.81%) Middleware
7 16 (10.81%) LESS
8 14 (9.46%) CSS3
8 14 (9.46%) XSLT
9 13 (8.78%) Hibernate
9 13 (8.78%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (6.76%) JSON
11 9 (6.08%) ASP.NET
12 8 (5.41%) PostGIS
12 8 (5.41%) Sass
12 8 (5.41%) JPA
12 8 (5.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.78%) GIS
3 11 (7.43%) Open Source
4 8 (5.41%) PKI
4 8 (5.41%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.73%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.70%) Life Science
7 2 (1.35%) Physics
7 2 (1.35%) Informatics
8 1 (0.68%) EPoS
8 1 (0.68%) Firmware
8 1 (0.68%) DTV
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 69 (46.62%) Linux
2 37 (25.00%) UNIX
3 21 (14.19%) Windows
4 16 (10.81%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.38%) AIX
5 5 (3.38%) Solaris
5 5 (3.38%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.38%) CentOS
5 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.03%) Android
7 2 (1.35%) Fedora
7 2 (1.35%) OS/2
8 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (22.30%) OO
3 33 (22.30%) Software Engineering
4 29 (19.59%) Automated Testing
5 27 (18.24%) Business Analysis
6 21 (14.19%) SOA
7 20 (13.51%) Scrum
8 19 (12.84%) Web Development
9 14 (9.46%) BPMN
10 13 (8.78%) Refactoring
11 12 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (7.43%) Regression Testing
13 10 (6.76%) Product Management
13 10 (6.76%) MVC
14 9 (6.08%) TDD
14 9 (6.08%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (6.08%) Software Architecture
15 8 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (5.41%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (56.08%) Java
2 57 (38.51%) JavaScript
3 56 (37.84%) Perl
3 56 (37.84%) SQL
4 53 (35.81%) Ruby
5 34 (22.97%) C++
6 32 (21.62%) C#
6 32 (21.62%) PL/SQL
7 19 (12.84%) Shell Script
8 14 (9.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 14 (9.46%) Bash Shell
8 14 (9.46%) XQuery
9 13 (8.78%) Objective-C
9 13 (8.78%) Jython
9 13 (8.78%) CoffeeScript
10 12 (8.11%) C
11 11 (7.43%) PHP
12 8 (5.41%) Lisp
13 5 (3.38%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (20.95%) Degree
2 13 (8.78%) Postgraduate
3 8 (5.41%) PhD
4 2 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.35%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.19%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.38%) HDFS
3 2 (1.35%) Snort
4 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (9.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 14 (9.46%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.41%) Puppet
4 5 (3.38%) Nagios
4 5 (3.38%) Capistrano
5 3 (2.03%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.03%) Salt
6 2 (1.35%) Munin
7 1 (0.68%) SCCM
7 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (22.30%) Oracle
2 10 (6.76%) VMware
3 8 (5.41%) Adobe
4 6 (4.05%) Google
5 5 (3.38%) ESRI
5 5 (3.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.70%) Dell
7 3 (2.03%) SaltStack
7 3 (2.03%) New Relic
7 3 (2.03%) Tableau
8 2 (1.35%) Greenplum
8 2 (1.35%) Omniture
8 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.35%) Informatica
8 2 (1.35%) JBoss
9 1 (0.68%) SAP
9 1 (0.68%) Perforce
9 1 (0.68%) NetApp
9 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £37,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus standard company benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago