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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 44 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 68 86 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.82% 5.92% 5.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.54% 12.18% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 54 61 34
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £26,000 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,187 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
713 706 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 50.53% 48.62% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 522 488 420
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 85 (59.03%) Java
2 70 (48.61%) Linux
3 57 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (36.81%) Perl
5 50 (34.72%) JavaScript
6 41 (28.47%) Degree
7 38 (26.39%) C++
8 33 (22.92%) Ruby
9 32 (22.22%) Web Services
10 30 (20.83%) Finance
11 29 (20.14%) Software Engineering
12 26 (18.06%) QA
13 25 (17.36%) Computer Science
13 25 (17.36%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (15.28%) Banking
14 22 (15.28%) TDD
15 21 (14.58%) PHP
16 20 (13.89%) C#
17 19 (13.19%) SQL
17 19 (13.19%) Relational Database
18 18 (12.50%) C
18 18 (12.50%) UNIX
18 18 (12.50%) Bash Shell
19 17 (11.81%) Games
19 17 (11.81%) Shell Script
20 16 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (11.11%) Git (software)
21 15 (10.42%) Telecoms
21 15 (10.42%) Puppet
21 15 (10.42%) Opscode Chef

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.17%) Apache
2 6 (4.17%) SAS
2 6 (4.17%) ArcGIS
3 4 (2.78%) JBoss
3 4 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.08%) nginx
4 3 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.39%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.69%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.69%) Moodle
6 1 (0.69%) Node.js
6 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.36%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.64%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.64%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.17%) Firewall
3 4 (2.78%) Wireshark
3 4 (2.78%) tcpdump
3 4 (2.78%) SNMP
4 3 (2.08%) SMTP
4 3 (2.08%) DNS
4 3 (2.08%) SSL
5 2 (1.39%) Internet
5 2 (1.39%) VPN
5 2 (1.39%) DHCP
5 2 (1.39%) HTTP
5 2 (1.39%) IPsec
5 2 (1.39%) SSH
6 1 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.69%) Network Security
6 1 (0.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.19%) Relational Database
2 13 (9.03%) Hadoop
3 12 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.64%) MySQL
5 10 (6.94%) Big Data
6 6 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.39%) VoltDB
10 1 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.69%) HBase
10 1 (0.69%) Redis
10 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.25%) Bugzilla
2 9 (6.25%) JIRA
3 8 (5.56%) FogBugz
4 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.47%) Selenium
6 5 (3.47%) Ant
7 4 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.08%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.39%) Hudson
10 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.69%) Maven
General
1 30 (20.83%) Finance
2 22 (15.28%) Banking
3 17 (11.81%) Games
4 15 (10.42%) Telecoms
5 11 (7.64%) Marketing
6 2 (1.39%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.39%) Retail
6 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (29.17%) Developer
2 26 (18.06%) Software Engineer
3 20 (13.89%) Python Developer
4 16 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 9 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (6.25%) Analyst
5 9 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.56%) Junior
7 7 (4.86%) Applications Support
7 7 (4.86%) Administrator
7 7 (4.86%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.17%) Junior Software Engineer
8 6 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
8 6 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (3.47%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.47%) Applications Developer
9 5 (3.47%) Graduate
9 5 (3.47%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.47%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.22%) Web Services
2 12 (8.33%) HTML
2 12 (8.33%) CSS
3 10 (6.94%) .NET
3 10 (6.94%) HTML5
4 9 (6.25%) XML
5 8 (5.56%) Middleware
5 8 (5.56%) Django
6 5 (3.47%) CSS3
7 4 (2.78%) WebSockets
7 4 (2.78%) jQuery
7 4 (2.78%) Spring
7 4 (2.78%) JSON
7 4 (2.78%) XSLT
7 4 (2.78%) SOAP
8 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.08%) Spring MVC
8 3 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.08%) Java EE
8 3 (2.08%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.36%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.64%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.94%) Open Source
4 7 (4.86%) Xbox
4 7 (4.86%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.17%) GIS
5 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.47%) EPoS
6 5 (3.47%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (2.78%) Statistics
7 4 (2.78%) Physics
7 4 (2.78%) Social Media
8 2 (1.39%) User Experience
8 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.69%) Replication
9 1 (0.69%) VLE
9 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 70 (48.61%) Linux
2 18 (12.50%) UNIX
3 11 (7.64%) Windows
4 9 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 8 (5.56%) CentOS
6 7 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.47%) Android
8 4 (2.78%) Fedora
9 3 (2.08%) Solaris
9 3 (2.08%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (20.14%) Software Engineering
3 22 (15.28%) TDD
4 16 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (10.42%) Automated Testing
5 15 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 14 (9.72%) DevOps
7 13 (9.03%) Analytics
8 12 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 11 (7.64%) Scrum
10 10 (6.94%) Multithreading
11 9 (6.25%) Black-Box Testing
12 8 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.56%) Test Scripting
12 8 (5.56%) Information Security
12 8 (5.56%) Software Testing
12 8 (5.56%) OO
13 7 (4.86%) SOA
14 6 (4.17%) Workflow
14 6 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 85 (59.03%) Java
2 53 (36.81%) Perl
3 50 (34.72%) JavaScript
4 38 (26.39%) C++
5 33 (22.92%) Ruby
6 21 (14.58%) PHP
7 20 (13.89%) C#
8 19 (13.19%) SQL
9 18 (12.50%) C
9 18 (12.50%) Bash Shell
10 17 (11.81%) Shell Script
11 11 (7.64%) PL/SQL
12 8 (5.56%) VB.NET
12 8 (5.56%) PowerShell
13 5 (3.47%) Lisp
14 4 (2.78%) XQuery
14 4 (2.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 4 (2.78%) Jython
15 3 (2.08%) Groovy
15 3 (2.08%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (28.47%) Degree
2 7 (4.86%) ISEB
2 7 (4.86%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.47%) PhD
5 1 (0.69%) MCSE
5 1 (0.69%) MCSA
5 1 (0.69%) CISSP
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.69%) SSCP
5 1 (0.69%) GIAC
5 1 (0.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.06%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.78%) Snort
3 2 (1.39%) Docker
4 1 (0.69%) HDFS
4 1 (0.69%) Squid
4 1 (0.69%) NFS
4 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (10.42%) Puppet
1 15 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (6.94%) Nagios
3 6 (4.17%) ZABBIX
4 5 (3.47%) Salt
5 4 (2.78%) Graphite
5 4 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 4 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (2.78%) Munin
6 2 (1.39%) SCCM
6 2 (1.39%) SCOM
6 2 (1.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (8.33%) Oracle
1 12 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.94%) VMware
3 8 (5.56%) Dell
4 6 (4.17%) New Relic
5 5 (3.47%) SaltStack
5 5 (3.47%) ESRI
5 5 (3.47%) Google
5 5 (3.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.39%) HP
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco
7 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.69%) Informatica
7 1 (0.69%) Twitter
7 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
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