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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 40 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Python 84 54 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.63% 4.47% 5.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.66% 7.98% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 59 47 53
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £35,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
788 677 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.82% 56.04% 48.25%
Number of salaries quoted 552 454 417
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £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 23 July 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 79 (56.03%) Java
2 61 (43.26%) Linux
3 58 (41.13%) JavaScript
4 57 (40.43%) SQL
5 50 (35.46%) Ruby
6 47 (33.33%) Perl
7 44 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (29.79%) HTML
9 41 (29.08%) CSS
10 40 (28.37%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (24.82%) HTML5
12 34 (24.11%) OO
13 33 (23.40%) Oracle
13 33 (23.40%) UNIX
13 33 (23.40%) C#
13 33 (23.40%) Software Engineering
13 33 (23.40%) Computer Science
14 32 (22.70%) PL/SQL
15 30 (21.28%) C++
16 29 (20.57%) Web Services
16 29 (20.57%) Automated Testing
17 28 (19.86%) XML
18 27 (19.15%) Ant
18 27 (19.15%) Degree
18 27 (19.15%) Business Analysis
19 22 (15.60%) WebLogic
20 21 (14.89%) Windows
20 21 (14.89%) SOA
20 21 (14.89%) jQuery
21 20 (14.18%) Scrum

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (15.60%) WebLogic
2 14 (9.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (5.67%) Node.js
3 8 (5.67%) SAS
4 4 (2.84%) Apache
5 3 (2.13%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.71%) Lync
6 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Photoshop
1 8 (5.67%) GIMP
2 3 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.38%) LDAP
1 9 (6.38%) Internet
2 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.42%) DNS
3 2 (1.42%) DHCP
3 2 (1.42%) HTTP
3 2 (1.42%) IPsec
4 1 (0.71%) SSH
4 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.71%) WAN
4 1 (0.71%) SSL
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
4 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.18%) Big Data
2 14 (9.93%) Oracle ODI
2 14 (9.93%) Oracle Database
2 14 (9.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (7.09%) MySQL
4 9 (6.38%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.67%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.67%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.96%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.84%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.42%) HBase
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.42%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (19.15%) Ant
2 16 (11.35%) Selenium
3 11 (7.80%) WebDriver
4 8 (5.67%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.26%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.55%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.55%) Jasmine
6 5 (3.55%) RSpec
6 5 (3.55%) Maven
7 3 (2.13%) JIRA
7 3 (2.13%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.13%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.13%) FogBugz
8 2 (1.42%) RubyMine
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 8 (5.67%) Banking
2 4 (2.84%) Games
3 3 (2.13%) Finance
4 2 (1.42%) Advertising
4 2 (1.42%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Electronics
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (33.33%) Developer
2 38 (26.95%) Software Engineer
3 18 (12.77%) Development Engineer
4 13 (9.22%) Middleware Specialist
4 13 (9.22%) QA Engineer
4 13 (9.22%) Software Development Engineer
5 9 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Junior
7 7 (4.96%) Graduate
7 7 (4.96%) Software Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) Junior Software Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Python Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Development Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Ruby Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Software Development Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (29.79%) HTML
2 41 (29.08%) CSS
3 35 (24.82%) HTML5
4 29 (20.57%) Web Services
5 28 (19.86%) XML
6 21 (14.89%) jQuery
7 17 (12.06%) .NET
7 17 (12.06%) SOAP
8 16 (11.35%) LESS
9 14 (9.93%) CSS3
9 14 (9.93%) Middleware
9 14 (9.93%) XSLT
10 13 (9.22%) Hibernate
10 13 (9.22%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (7.09%) JSON
12 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET
13 8 (5.67%) Ajax
13 8 (5.67%) Struts
13 8 (5.67%) JMS
13 8 (5.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.40%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.80%) GIS
3 10 (7.09%) Open Source
4 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (5.67%) PKI
5 7 (4.96%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.84%) Life Science
6 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.42%) Physics
7 2 (1.42%) Informatics
8 1 (0.71%) Firmware
8 1 (0.71%) DTV
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 61 (43.26%) Linux
2 33 (23.40%) UNIX
3 21 (14.89%) Windows
4 16 (11.35%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.55%) AIX
5 5 (3.55%) Solaris
6 3 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.13%) CentOS
6 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.42%) Android
8 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.71%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.37%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (24.11%) OO
4 33 (23.40%) Software Engineering
5 29 (20.57%) Automated Testing
6 27 (19.15%) Business Analysis
7 21 (14.89%) SOA
8 20 (14.18%) Scrum
9 19 (13.48%) Web Development
10 14 (9.93%) BPMN
11 13 (9.22%) Refactoring
12 12 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (7.80%) Regression Testing
14 10 (7.09%) MVC
14 10 (7.09%) TDD
15 9 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
15 9 (6.38%) Software Architecture
16 8 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (5.67%) Product Management
16 8 (5.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (56.03%) Java
2 58 (41.13%) JavaScript
3 57 (40.43%) SQL
4 50 (35.46%) Ruby
5 47 (33.33%) Perl
6 33 (23.40%) C#
7 32 (22.70%) PL/SQL
8 30 (21.28%) C++
9 14 (9.93%) XQuery
9 14 (9.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 13 (9.22%) CoffeeScript
10 13 (9.22%) Shell Script
10 13 (9.22%) Objective-C
10 13 (9.22%) Jython
11 11 (7.80%) Bash Shell
11 11 (7.80%) PHP
12 10 (7.09%) C
13 8 (5.67%) Lisp
14 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
15 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (19.15%) Degree
2 13 (9.22%) Postgraduate
3 8 (5.67%) PhD
4 2 (1.42%) ISEB
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.06%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.55%) HDFS
3 1 (0.71%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (9.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 14 (9.93%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.26%) Puppet
4 5 (3.55%) Capistrano
5 3 (2.13%) Nagios
6 2 (1.42%) Munin
7 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.71%) SCCM
7 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (23.40%) Oracle
2 9 (6.38%) VMware
3 8 (5.67%) Adobe
4 5 (3.55%) Google
5 4 (2.84%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.13%) Tableau
6 3 (2.13%) ESRI
7 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.42%) Informatica
7 2 (1.42%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.42%) Omniture
8 1 (0.71%) Brocade
8 1 (0.71%) New Relic
8 1 (0.71%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.71%) NetApp
8 1 (0.71%) SAP
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco
8 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.71%) Perforce
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Tomorrow People
Salary: From £25,000 to £75,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £48000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Solutions Driven Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Compensation + Benefits Available
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago