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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 36 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 92 84 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.23% 5.72% 4.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.13% 10.70% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 48 57 46
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,850 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
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
651 785 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.08% 53.47% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 440 542 452
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 4 August 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 78 (50.32%) Linux
2 63 (40.65%) Java
2 63 (40.65%) Finance
3 56 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (34.19%) JavaScript
5 51 (32.90%) Banking
6 46 (29.68%) Telecoms
7 43 (27.74%) Degree
8 40 (25.81%) Web Services
9 38 (24.52%) Perl
9 38 (24.52%) Opscode Chef
10 37 (23.87%) SQL
11 36 (23.23%) Ruby
12 35 (22.58%) Apache
13 34 (21.94%) Amazon AWS
14 33 (21.29%) Puppet
15 31 (20.00%) VMware
16 30 (19.35%) Configuration Management
17 29 (18.71%) Windows
18 28 (18.06%) Scrum
19 26 (16.77%) TDD
19 26 (16.77%) C++
19 26 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
20 25 (16.13%) Software Engineering
21 24 (15.48%) PHP
21 24 (15.48%) DevOps
22 23 (14.84%) QA
23 20 (12.90%) PowerShell
24 19 (12.26%) Computer Science
24 19 (12.26%) Bash Shell

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 35 (22.58%) Apache
2 17 (10.97%) Tomcat
3 12 (7.74%) Apache Pig
4 11 (7.10%) SAS
5 8 (5.16%) MS Exchange
6 7 (4.52%) JBoss
7 5 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (3.23%) Lync
8 2 (1.29%) Node.js
9 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.65%) nginx
9 1 (0.65%) Moodle
9 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.23%) SPSS
3 3 (1.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (21.94%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.10%) Amazon EMR
2 11 (7.10%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.87%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.29%) SaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.45%) WAN
2 9 (5.81%) SAN
3 8 (5.16%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (3.87%) IPsec
4 6 (3.87%) DHCP
4 6 (3.87%) DNS
5 5 (3.23%) LDAP
5 5 (3.23%) LAN
6 2 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.29%) Firewall
6 2 (1.29%) Network Security
7 1 (0.65%) NAS
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.65%) Wireless
7 1 (0.65%) Internet
7 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.65%) SSH
7 1 (0.65%) SSL
7 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.26%) MySQL
2 15 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.68%) Hadoop
2 15 (9.68%) Big Data
3 12 (7.74%) Apache Hive
3 12 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.87%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.87%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.87%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.23%) HBase
6 5 (3.23%) Sqoop
6 5 (3.23%) Triplestore
6 5 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.23%) Pentaho
6 5 (3.23%) DB2
6 5 (3.23%) Mahout
7 2 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (6.45%) JUnit
1 10 (6.45%) Selenium
2 9 (5.81%) JIRA
2 9 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.16%) Bugzilla
4 7 (4.52%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.52%) FogBugz
5 6 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.23%) Ant
6 5 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.29%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.29%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.29%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.65%) Hudson
8 1 (0.65%) QAComplete
8 1 (0.65%) TestLink
8 1 (0.65%) Subversion
8 1 (0.65%) Fiddler
General
1 63 (40.65%) Finance
2 51 (32.90%) Banking
3 46 (29.68%) Telecoms
4 19 (12.26%) Games
5 7 (4.52%) Marketing
6 6 (3.87%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.58%) Electronics
8 2 (1.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (25.16%) Developer
2 21 (13.55%) Software Engineer
2 21 (13.55%) Python Developer
3 17 (10.97%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (5.16%) Analyst
5 8 (5.16%) QA Engineer
6 7 (4.52%) Architect
6 7 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (4.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (4.52%) Administrator
7 6 (3.87%) Test Engineer
7 6 (3.87%) Junior
8 5 (3.23%) Data Architect
8 5 (3.23%) Test Manager
8 5 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.23%) Big Data Architect
9 4 (2.58%) Applications Developer
9 4 (2.58%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.81%) Web Services
2 13 (8.39%) HTML
3 11 (7.10%) CSS
4 9 (5.81%) Java SE
5 8 (5.16%) .NET
6 6 (3.87%) Django
6 6 (3.87%) HTML5
7 5 (3.23%) MLlib
8 3 (1.94%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.94%) jQuery
8 3 (1.94%) RESTful
8 3 (1.94%) CSS3
8 3 (1.94%) JSON
9 2 (1.29%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.65%) XML
10 1 (0.65%) Flash
10 1 (0.65%) OpenGL
10 1 (0.65%) LAMP
10 1 (0.65%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.81%) GIS
2 9 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.16%) Replication
4 6 (3.87%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.23%) Physics
6 4 (2.58%) DTV
6 4 (2.58%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.94%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (1.29%) Economics
8 2 (1.29%) Statistics
8 2 (1.29%) Social Media
8 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Xbox
9 1 (0.65%) User Experience
9 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.65%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 78 (50.32%) Linux
2 29 (18.71%) Windows
3 15 (9.68%) UNIX
4 14 (9.03%) Android
5 8 (5.16%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (4.52%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.87%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.35%) Configuration Management
3 28 (18.06%) Scrum
4 26 (16.77%) TDD
4 26 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 24 (15.48%) DevOps
7 19 (12.26%) SDLC
8 15 (9.68%) Mentoring
9 14 (9.03%) Multithreading
9 14 (9.03%) Open Source
10 13 (8.39%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (7.10%) Migration
12 11 (7.10%) Test Management
13 10 (6.45%) Regression Testing
13 10 (6.45%) Automated Testing
14 9 (5.81%) Software Testing
14 9 (5.81%) Stress Testing
14 9 (5.81%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 63 (40.65%) Java
2 53 (34.19%) JavaScript
3 38 (24.52%) Perl
4 37 (23.87%) SQL
5 36 (23.23%) Ruby
6 26 (16.77%) C++
7 24 (15.48%) PHP
8 20 (12.90%) PowerShell
9 19 (12.26%) Bash Shell
10 12 (7.74%) C#
11 8 (5.16%) R
12 5 (3.23%) C
12 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.23%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.94%) Tcl
13 3 (1.94%) Lisp
13 3 (1.94%) Lua
14 2 (1.29%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.29%) VBScript
15 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (27.74%) Degree
2 11 (7.10%) ISEB
3 10 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.58%) PhD
6 3 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.29%) SSCP
7 2 (1.29%) GIAC
7 2 (1.29%) CEH
7 2 (1.29%) CISSP
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.65%) MCSE
8 1 (0.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.84%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.39%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.23%) XenApp
3 5 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 5 (3.23%) DFS Replication
3 5 (3.23%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.65%) HDFS
4 1 (0.65%) Firmware
4 1 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 38 (24.52%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (21.29%) Puppet
3 8 (5.16%) Ansible
3 8 (5.16%) Capistrano
4 6 (3.87%) Munin
4 6 (3.87%) Nagios
4 6 (3.87%) Graphite
5 5 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (20.00%) VMware
2 17 (10.97%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.10%) Oracle
3 11 (7.10%) Perforce
4 10 (6.45%) Cisco
4 10 (6.45%) NetApp
5 8 (5.16%) Brocade
6 6 (3.87%) Informatica
6 6 (3.87%) SAP
7 5 (3.23%) Cognos
7 5 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (3.23%) Citrix
7 5 (3.23%) Teradata
7 5 (3.23%) Netezza
7 5 (3.23%) Greenplum
7 5 (3.23%) F5
7 5 (3.23%) Vertica
7 5 (3.23%) Talend
8 4 (2.58%) Google
8 4 (2.58%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
Edgar Stewart
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
Edgar Stewart
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum + Training Provided
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago