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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 60 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 40 82 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.14% 5.98% 5.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.63% 12.42% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 67 55
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £62,000 £48,187
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
524 660 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.13% 48.10% 49.20%
Number of salaries quoted 368 488 470
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 8 February 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (56.30%) Java
2 66 (48.89%) Linux
3 64 (47.41%) Degree
4 55 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (36.30%) Finance
6 40 (29.63%) Web Services
7 39 (28.89%) Telecoms
7 39 (28.89%) Banking
8 37 (27.41%) JavaScript
8 37 (27.41%) C++
9 33 (24.44%) Perl
10 30 (22.22%) SQL
11 27 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 26 (19.26%) Software Engineering
12 26 (19.26%) Microsoft
13 24 (17.78%) CSS
13 24 (17.78%) Computer Science
14 23 (17.04%) MS Excel
15 22 (16.30%) HTML
15 22 (16.30%) C#
15 22 (16.30%) Opscode Chef
16 21 (15.56%) DevOps
16 21 (15.56%) PHP
16 21 (15.56%) Oracle
17 20 (14.81%) SQL Server
17 20 (14.81%) Scrum
18 19 (14.07%) MySQL
18 19 (14.07%) .NET
18 19 (14.07%) Windows
19 18 (13.33%) Business Intelligence

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (10.37%) Apache
2 12 (8.89%) SAS
3 10 (7.41%) JBoss
4 8 (5.93%) ArcGIS
4 8 (5.93%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.70%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.22%) Node.js
6 3 (2.22%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.48%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.48%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.48%) nginx
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (17.04%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.44%) DigitalOcean
2 6 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.22%) SaaS
4 2 (1.48%) GitHub
4 2 (1.48%) Heroku
5 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.74%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) HTTP
2 6 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.96%) Network Security
4 3 (2.22%) DNS
4 3 (2.22%) Firewall
4 3 (2.22%) SSL
5 2 (1.48%) Internet
5 2 (1.48%) SMTP
5 2 (1.48%) Wireless
6 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.74%) RS-232
6 1 (0.74%) RS-485
6 1 (0.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.07%) MySQL
3 15 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (5.93%) Big Data
6 5 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.96%) GIS
7 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.96%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.22%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.48%) HBase
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.48%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.74%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 9 (6.67%) JUnit
1 9 (6.67%) Selenium
2 8 (5.93%) Ant
3 6 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.70%) Xdebug
5 3 (2.22%) JIRA
6 2 (1.48%) RSpec
6 2 (1.48%) Subversion
7 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.74%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.74%) TestLink
7 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (36.30%) Finance
2 39 (28.89%) Banking
2 39 (28.89%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.63%) Games
4 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (20.00%) Developer
2 17 (12.59%) Analyst
2 17 (12.59%) Python Developer
3 16 (11.85%) Software Engineer
4 14 (10.37%) Administrator
5 12 (8.89%) Graduate
6 10 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
7 9 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
7 9 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.67%) Consultant
7 9 (6.67%) Graduate Consultant
7 9 (6.67%) Product Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) QA Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Web Manager
8 8 (5.93%) Web Project Manager
9 6 (4.44%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (29.63%) Web Services
2 24 (17.78%) CSS
3 22 (16.30%) HTML
4 19 (14.07%) .NET
5 9 (6.67%) Java SE
5 9 (6.67%) Middleware
6 7 (5.19%) jQuery
6 7 (5.19%) XML
7 6 (4.44%) J2EE
7 6 (4.44%) Symfony
8 5 (3.70%) ELK Stack
8 5 (3.70%) HTML5
8 5 (3.70%) LAMP
8 5 (3.70%) React
9 4 (2.96%) Backbone.js
9 4 (2.96%) Regular Expression
9 4 (2.96%) SOAP
10 3 (2.22%) Ext JS
10 3 (2.22%) JSON
10 3 (2.22%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.93%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.19%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.44%) Replication
5 5 (3.70%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.96%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.22%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.22%) Physics
8 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.48%) Economics
8 2 (1.48%) Psychology
8 2 (1.48%) Remote Sensing
9 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.74%) Life Science
9 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Statistics
9 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 66 (48.89%) Linux
2 19 (14.07%) Windows
3 15 (11.11%) Unix
4 10 (7.41%) Android
5 4 (2.96%) Debian
5 4 (2.96%) Solaris
6 2 (1.48%) CentOS
6 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.26%) Software Engineering
3 21 (15.56%) DevOps
4 20 (14.81%) Scrum
5 18 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (13.33%) Project Management
6 17 (12.59%) TDD
7 14 (10.37%) Business Analysis
8 13 (9.63%) Open Source
9 11 (8.15%) API Design
9 11 (8.15%) High Availability
9 11 (8.15%) Multithreading
10 10 (7.41%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.67%) Project Planning
11 9 (6.67%) Stress Testing
12 8 (5.93%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (5.93%) SDLC
12 8 (5.93%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 76 (56.30%) Java
2 37 (27.41%) C++
2 37 (27.41%) JavaScript
3 33 (24.44%) Perl
4 30 (22.22%) SQL
5 22 (16.30%) C#
6 21 (15.56%) PHP
7 18 (13.33%) Ruby
8 11 (8.15%) C
9 9 (6.67%) Bash Shell
10 8 (5.93%) PowerShell
11 6 (4.44%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.96%) Scala
12 4 (2.96%) sed
12 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.96%) VBA
13 3 (2.22%) R
14 2 (1.48%) Jython
14 2 (1.48%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 64 (47.41%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) ISEB
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) Varnish
2 3 (2.22%) Firmware
2 3 (2.22%) NFS
3 2 (1.48%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.48%) HDFS
3 2 (1.48%) Squid
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (16.30%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (11.85%) Puppet
3 6 (4.44%) Nagios
4 5 (3.70%) HAProxy
5 3 (2.22%) Ansible
5 3 (2.22%) Capistrano
6 2 (1.48%) Ambari
6 2 (1.48%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.48%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.48%) Oozie
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.74%) Munin
Vendors
1 26 (19.26%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.56%) Oracle
3 11 (8.15%) SAP
4 7 (5.19%) Google
4 7 (5.19%) Rackspace
5 6 (4.44%) Informatica
6 5 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.70%) New Relic
7 3 (2.22%) Perforce
7 3 (2.22%) Splunk
7 3 (2.22%) VMware
8 2 (1.48%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.48%) F5
8 2 (1.48%) HP
8 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.74%) EMC
9 1 (0.74%) NetApp
9 1 (0.74%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Sybase
9 1 (0.74%) Tableau
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
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