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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 45 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Python 78 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.15% 3.33% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.97% 6.48% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 25
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
782 725 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 51.65% 51.35% 50.76%
Number of salaries quoted 555 478 443
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £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 21 October 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 97 (59.15%) Java
2 73 (44.51%) Linux
3 71 (43.29%) Perl
4 58 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (32.93%) Ruby
6 52 (31.71%) C++
7 49 (29.88%) JavaScript
8 45 (27.44%) SQL
9 41 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 41 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 39 (23.78%) C#
11 38 (23.17%) Degree
12 30 (18.29%) UNIX
13 26 (15.85%) Web Services
13 26 (15.85%) Oracle
13 26 (15.85%) OO
13 26 (15.85%) Automated Testing
13 26 (15.85%) QA
14 25 (15.24%) Business Analysis
14 25 (15.24%) PL/SQL
15 24 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (14.02%) HTML
16 23 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (13.41%) Bash Shell
17 22 (13.41%) CSS
18 21 (12.80%) XML
18 21 (12.80%) Cloud Computing
19 20 (12.20%) C
19 20 (12.20%) Shell Script
20 19 (11.59%) SOA

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 18 (10.98%) WebLogic
2 14 (8.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (4.88%) Node.js
4 7 (4.27%) SAS
5 6 (3.66%) Apache
6 5 (3.05%) ArcGIS
7 4 (2.44%) JBoss
8 3 (1.83%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.22%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.22%) nginx
10 1 (0.61%) Lync
10 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.80%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.71%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.88%) Internet
3 4 (2.44%) SNMP
3 4 (2.44%) DNS
3 4 (2.44%) DHCP
3 4 (2.44%) Firewall
3 4 (2.44%) IPsec
3 4 (2.44%) Wireshark
3 4 (2.44%) tcpdump
4 3 (1.83%) SSH
4 3 (1.83%) SSL
4 3 (1.83%) VPN
5 2 (1.22%) SMTP
6 1 (0.61%) Network Security
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.61%) SAN
6 1 (0.61%) WAN
6 1 (0.61%) HTTP
6 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.37%) Big Data
2 15 (9.15%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (8.54%) Hadoop
3 14 (8.54%) Oracle ODI
3 14 (8.54%) Oracle Database
4 11 (6.71%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.10%) MySQL
6 6 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.05%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.22%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.22%) VoltDB
9 2 (1.22%) HBase
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.61%) Redis
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (10.98%) Ant
2 14 (8.54%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.32%) Selenium
4 10 (6.10%) Bugzilla
4 10 (6.10%) JIRA
4 10 (6.10%) FogBugz
5 9 (5.49%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.88%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.05%) WebDriver
8 5 (3.05%) Fiddler
9 4 (2.44%) Maven
10 3 (1.83%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.83%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.83%) RSpec
11 2 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (1.22%) RubyMine
11 2 (1.22%) Hudson
12 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (7.93%) Finance
2 10 (6.10%) Games
3 9 (5.49%) Banking
4 8 (4.88%) Marketing
5 2 (1.22%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.22%) Retail
5 2 (1.22%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (27.44%) Software Engineer
2 42 (25.61%) Developer
3 16 (9.76%) Development Engineer
3 16 (9.76%) QA Engineer
4 13 (7.93%) Middleware Specialist
4 13 (7.93%) Python Developer
5 11 (6.71%) Software Development Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.49%) Junior
8 8 (4.88%) Graduate
8 8 (4.88%) Analyst
8 8 (4.88%) Applications Support
8 8 (4.88%) Junior Software Engineer
8 8 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) QA Automation Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Test Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Administrator
9 7 (4.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.85%) Web Services
2 23 (14.02%) HTML
3 22 (13.41%) CSS
4 21 (12.80%) XML
5 19 (11.59%) HTML5
6 18 (10.98%) Middleware
7 17 (10.37%) .NET
7 17 (10.37%) SOAP
8 14 (8.54%) XSLT
9 13 (7.93%) CSS3
9 13 (7.93%) LESS
10 9 (5.49%) Sass
10 9 (5.49%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (4.88%) ASP.NET
12 7 (4.27%) jQuery
13 5 (3.05%) Java EE
14 4 (2.44%) Spring
14 4 (2.44%) Hibernate
14 4 (2.44%) Apache Flex
14 4 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.54%) Open Source
4 12 (7.32%) Algorithms
5 11 (6.71%) Mobile App
5 11 (6.71%) Data Structures
6 10 (6.10%) Mathematics
7 7 (4.27%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (3.05%) GIS
9 4 (2.44%) EPoS
9 4 (2.44%) Life Science
9 4 (2.44%) Xbox
10 3 (1.83%) Social Media
10 3 (1.83%) Statistics
11 2 (1.22%) User Experience
11 2 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.61%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.61%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 73 (44.51%) Linux
2 30 (18.29%) UNIX
3 18 (10.98%) Windows
4 8 (4.88%) Mac OS X
4 8 (4.88%) Ubuntu
4 8 (4.88%) CentOS
4 8 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.05%) Android
6 4 (2.44%) Fedora
7 3 (1.83%) OS/2
7 3 (1.83%) AIX
7 3 (1.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (15.85%) OO
3 26 (15.85%) Automated Testing
4 25 (15.24%) Business Analysis
5 24 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (11.59%) SOA
7 15 (9.15%) Web Development
8 14 (8.54%) BPMN
8 14 (8.54%) Mentoring
9 12 (7.32%) Analytics
10 11 (6.71%) Refactoring
10 11 (6.71%) TDD
10 11 (6.71%) Regression Testing
11 10 (6.10%) DevOps
12 9 (5.49%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (5.49%) MVC
12 9 (5.49%) Configuration Management
13 8 (4.88%) Information Security
14 7 (4.27%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (59.15%) Java
2 71 (43.29%) Perl
3 54 (32.93%) Ruby
4 52 (31.71%) C++
5 49 (29.88%) JavaScript
6 45 (27.44%) SQL
7 39 (23.78%) C#
8 25 (15.24%) PL/SQL
9 22 (13.41%) Bash Shell
10 20 (12.20%) C
10 20 (12.20%) Shell Script
11 14 (8.54%) XQuery
11 14 (8.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 13 (7.93%) Jython
12 13 (7.93%) PHP
13 11 (6.71%) Objective-C
14 10 (6.10%) CoffeeScript
15 9 (5.49%) PowerShell
15 9 (5.49%) VB.NET
16 7 (4.27%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 38 (23.17%) Degree
2 11 (6.71%) Postgraduate
3 7 (4.27%) PhD
4 6 (3.66%) ISEB
4 6 (3.66%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.85%) QA
2 4 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.44%) Snort
2 4 (2.44%) HDFS
3 2 (1.22%) Docker
4 1 (0.61%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.61%) Squid
4 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (8.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 14 (8.54%) Oracle Identity Management
2 12 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (6.71%) Puppet
4 7 (4.27%) Nagios
5 6 (3.66%) ZABBIX
6 5 (3.05%) Salt
7 3 (1.83%) SCCM
7 3 (1.83%) Capistrano
8 2 (1.22%) OpenView
8 2 (1.22%) SCOM
9 1 (0.61%) Munin
Vendors
1 26 (15.85%) Oracle
2 15 (9.15%) VMware
2 15 (9.15%) 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%) Informatica
7 2 (1.22%) HP
7 2 (1.22%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.61%) Tableau
8 1 (0.61%) Twitter
8 1 (0.61%) Brocade
8 1 (0.61%) Perforce
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco
8 1 (0.61%) NetApp
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.61%) SAP
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