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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 34 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 79 84 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.77% 6.16% 6.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.90% 12.48% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 64 61 43
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £23,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,187 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
664 673 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.50% 49.34% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 494 456 426
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 26 January 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 90 (58.82%) Java
2 81 (52.94%) Linux
3 71 (46.41%) JavaScript
4 70 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (37.91%) Degree
6 50 (32.68%) Amazon AWS
7 47 (30.72%) Finance
7 47 (30.72%) Web Services
8 45 (29.41%) Perl
9 37 (24.18%) Ruby
10 33 (21.57%) Banking
11 32 (20.92%) TDD
12 31 (20.26%) C++
13 30 (19.61%) Software Engineering
14 29 (18.95%) Telecoms
15 27 (17.65%) QA
16 25 (16.34%) PHP
16 25 (16.34%) Puppet
16 25 (16.34%) Opscode Chef
17 22 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (13.73%) Games
19 20 (13.07%) Configuration Management
19 20 (13.07%) Computer Science
20 19 (12.42%) Scrum
20 19 (12.42%) C#
20 19 (12.42%) Amazon EC2
20 19 (12.42%) DevOps
21 16 (10.46%) Multithreading
21 16 (10.46%) Git (software)
21 16 (10.46%) Hadoop

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (5.88%) Apache
2 4 (2.61%) JBoss
3 3 (1.96%) nginx
3 3 (1.96%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.96%) SAS
4 2 (1.31%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.31%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.31%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.65%) Moodle
5 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 50 (32.68%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (12.42%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.96%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.92%) Firewall
3 4 (2.61%) SNMP
4 3 (1.96%) SMTP
4 3 (1.96%) DNS
4 3 (1.96%) SSL
4 3 (1.96%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.96%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.31%) IPsec
5 2 (1.31%) SSH
5 2 (1.31%) VPN
5 2 (1.31%) DHCP
5 2 (1.31%) HTTP
6 1 (0.65%) LDAP
6 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.46%) Hadoop
2 15 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.19%) MySQL
5 8 (5.23%) Big Data
6 6 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.61%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.96%) VoltDB
8 3 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.65%) Redis
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 16 (10.46%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.88%) Bugzilla
2 9 (5.88%) JIRA
3 8 (5.23%) FogBugz
4 7 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.92%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.27%) Selenium
7 3 (1.96%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.31%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.31%) Hudson
9 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
General
1 47 (30.72%) Finance
2 33 (21.57%) Banking
3 29 (18.95%) Telecoms
4 21 (13.73%) Games
5 12 (7.84%) Marketing
6 2 (1.31%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.31%) Retail
6 2 (1.31%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.31%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (32.68%) Developer
2 24 (15.69%) Python Developer
3 21 (13.73%) Software Engineer
4 17 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 10 (6.54%) Analyst
6 9 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (5.88%) Technical Manager
7 8 (5.23%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.23%) Technical Project Manager
7 8 (5.23%) Agile Project Manager
8 7 (4.58%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) Administrator
9 6 (3.92%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Architect
9 6 (3.92%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Lead Architect
10 5 (3.27%) Lead Technical Architect
10 5 (3.27%) Junior
10 5 (3.27%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (30.72%) Web Services
2 11 (7.19%) HTML
2 11 (7.19%) CSS
3 9 (5.88%) HTML5
4 8 (5.23%) .NET
4 8 (5.23%) Django
5 4 (2.61%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (2.61%) JSON
5 4 (2.61%) Middleware
5 4 (2.61%) CSS3
5 4 (2.61%) WebSockets
6 3 (1.96%) Restlet
6 3 (1.96%) JAX-RS
6 3 (1.96%) Pandas
6 3 (1.96%) Spring
6 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.96%) XML
6 3 (1.96%) jQuery
6 3 (1.96%) Spring MVC
7 2 (1.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.19%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.88%) Xbox
4 7 (4.58%) Open Source
5 6 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.27%) EPoS
6 5 (3.27%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.61%) Physics
7 4 (2.61%) Social Media
7 4 (2.61%) Statistics
8 2 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.31%) User Experience
8 2 (1.31%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (1.31%) GIS
8 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.65%) Replication
9 1 (0.65%) VLE
9 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 81 (52.94%) Linux
2 16 (10.46%) UNIX
3 11 (7.19%) Windows
4 9 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.58%) CentOS
6 6 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.61%) Android
7 4 (2.61%) Solaris
8 3 (1.96%) OS/2
8 3 (1.96%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.92%) TDD
3 30 (19.61%) Software Engineering
4 22 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (13.07%) Configuration Management
6 19 (12.42%) Scrum
6 19 (12.42%) DevOps
7 16 (10.46%) Multithreading
7 16 (10.46%) Regression Testing
8 14 (9.15%) Analytics
9 13 (8.50%) Black-Box Testing
10 12 (7.84%) Test Scripting
10 12 (7.84%) Automated Testing
11 10 (6.54%) OO
12 8 (5.23%) Project Planning
13 7 (4.58%) Software Testing
13 7 (4.58%) Mentoring
14 6 (3.92%) Information Security
14 6 (3.92%) Workflow
14 6 (3.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 90 (58.82%) Java
2 71 (46.41%) JavaScript
3 45 (29.41%) Perl
4 37 (24.18%) Ruby
5 31 (20.26%) C++
6 25 (16.34%) PHP
7 19 (12.42%) C#
8 16 (10.46%) SQL
9 15 (9.80%) Shell Script
9 15 (9.80%) Bash Shell
10 13 (8.50%) C
11 6 (3.92%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.92%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.27%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.96%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.96%) Scala
13 3 (1.96%) Groovy
13 3 (1.96%) R
14 2 (1.31%) Lua
14 2 (1.31%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 58 (37.91%) Degree
2 6 (3.92%) ISEB
2 6 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.31%) PhD
5 1 (0.65%) MCSE
5 1 (0.65%) MCSA
5 1 (0.65%) CISSP
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.65%) SSCP
5 1 (0.65%) GIAC
5 1 (0.65%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.65%) QA
2 4 (2.61%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.96%) Snort
3 2 (1.31%) Docker
4 1 (0.65%) Squid
4 1 (0.65%) NFS
4 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (16.34%) Puppet
1 25 (16.34%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (9.15%) Nagios
3 8 (5.23%) Munin
3 8 (5.23%) Graphite
4 6 (3.92%) ZABBIX
5 5 (3.27%) Salt
6 2 (1.31%) OpenView
6 2 (1.31%) SCCM
6 2 (1.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.88%) VMware
3 6 (3.92%) New Relic
3 6 (3.92%) Dell
4 5 (3.27%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.27%) Oracle
4 5 (3.27%) SaltStack
5 4 (2.61%) Google
6 2 (1.31%) HP
6 2 (1.31%) Informatica
7 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.65%) ESRI
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco
7 1 (0.65%) Twitter
7 1 (0.65%) Rackspace
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + multiple
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus Standard Company Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + pension, share options, medical etc
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
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Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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