The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 28 55 35
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Permanent jobs citing Python 80 42 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.55% 3.27% 5.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.64% 7.41% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 42 23 64
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
633 567 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 59.72% 44.16% 49.45%
Number of salaries quoted 403 405 496
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Python.

1 68 (42.50%) Java
2 60 (37.50%) Linux
3 56 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (28.13%) Finance
5 37 (23.13%) Software Engineering
6 34 (21.25%) SQL
7 33 (20.63%) Hadoop
8 31 (19.38%) JavaScript
8 31 (19.38%) Degree
9 28 (17.50%) Analytics
10 26 (16.25%) Opscode Chef
10 26 (16.25%) TDD
11 25 (15.63%) MySQL
12 24 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (15.00%) Big Data
13 23 (14.38%) Open Source
13 23 (14.38%) Ruby
13 23 (14.38%) HTML
13 23 (14.38%) Windows
13 23 (14.38%) PostgreSQL
14 22 (13.75%) PHP
15 21 (13.13%) C#
15 21 (13.13%) CSS
16 20 (12.50%) PowerShell
17 19 (11.88%) XML
17 19 (11.88%) Workflow
17 19 (11.88%) Puppet
17 19 (11.88%) Machine Learning
17 19 (11.88%) SDLC
18 18 (11.25%) ELK Stack

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (10.00%) SAS
2 12 (7.50%) Apache Pig
3 11 (6.88%) JBoss
4 10 (6.25%) Apache
5 9 (5.63%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.38%) Apache Spark
7 5 (3.13%) nginx
8 4 (2.50%) GeoServer
8 4 (2.50%) IIS
9 3 (1.88%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.25%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.25%) Confluence
10 2 (1.25%) Moodle
11 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.63%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.63%) SaaS
3 5 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.50%) GitHub
4 4 (2.50%) Slack
5 2 (1.25%) G Suite
5 2 (1.25%) IaaS
5 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.63%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) DNS
1 6 (3.75%) HTTP
1 6 (3.75%) NAS
1 6 (3.75%) SAN
1 6 (3.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.13%) WAN
3 4 (2.50%) Firewall
3 4 (2.50%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (1.88%) DHCP
5 1 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.63%) LDAP
5 1 (0.63%) Network Security
5 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.63%) Hadoop
2 25 (15.63%) MySQL
3 24 (15.00%) Big Data
4 23 (14.38%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (11.25%) Data Mining
5 18 (11.25%) MongoDB
6 14 (8.75%) Apache Hive
7 13 (8.13%) Neo4j
7 13 (8.13%) Pentaho
8 11 (6.88%) SQL Server
9 10 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 8 (5.00%) GIS
10 8 (5.00%) Redis
11 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.25%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.25%) Riak
Development Applications
1 18 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.00%) Selenium
5 4 (2.50%) Subversion
5 4 (2.50%) Travis CI
6 3 (1.88%) Ant
6 3 (1.88%) JIRA
6 3 (1.88%) Maven
6 3 (1.88%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.25%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.25%) GCC
7 2 (1.25%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.63%) Bower
8 1 (0.63%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.63%) Gradle
8 1 (0.63%) Grunt
8 1 (0.63%) gulp
8 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (28.13%) Finance
2 14 (8.75%) Games
3 12 (7.50%) Legal
4 10 (6.25%) Banking
5 9 (5.63%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.13%) Marketing
7 4 (2.50%) Electronics
8 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (27.50%) Developer
2 32 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 24 (15.00%) Python Developer
4 15 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 13 (8.13%) Test Engineer
6 12 (7.50%) Data Scientist
6 12 (7.50%) Tester
7 11 (6.88%) Applications Developer
7 11 (6.88%) Consultant
7 11 (6.88%) Web Developer
8 10 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Python Web Developer
9 9 (5.63%) Senior Consultant
9 9 (5.63%) Web Applications Developer
10 7 (4.38%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.75%) Graduate
11 6 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Senior Test Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.38%) HTML
2 21 (13.13%) CSS
3 19 (11.88%) XML
4 18 (11.25%) ELK Stack
4 18 (11.25%) Web Services
5 17 (10.63%) AngularJS
6 15 (9.38%) JSON
7 13 (8.13%) ActiveMQ
7 13 (8.13%) Apache Camel
7 13 (8.13%) CSS3
7 13 (8.13%) Drools
7 13 (8.13%) HTML5
7 13 (8.13%) jBPM
7 13 (8.13%) jQuery
7 13 (8.13%) Spring
8 12 (7.50%) Java EE
8 12 (7.50%) RESTful
9 11 (6.88%) LESS
10 10 (6.25%) Celery
11 8 (5.00%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.13%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.75%) User Experience
4 5 (3.13%) Blog
4 5 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.88%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.25%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.25%) Informatics
6 2 (1.25%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Social Media
6 2 (1.25%) VLE
7 1 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.63%) EPoS
7 1 (0.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (37.50%) Linux
2 23 (14.38%) Windows
3 9 (5.63%) Unix
4 8 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.75%) CentOS
5 6 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.75%) Solaris
6 5 (3.13%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.25%) VMS
7 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) Android
8 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.13%) Software Engineering
3 28 (17.50%) Analytics
4 26 (16.25%) TDD
5 24 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (14.38%) Open Source
7 19 (11.88%) Machine Learning
7 19 (11.88%) SDLC
7 19 (11.88%) Workflow
8 17 (10.63%) Data Analysis
8 17 (10.63%) Project Management
9 16 (10.00%) Microservices
10 15 (9.38%) Functional Testing
11 14 (8.75%) Business Analytics
11 14 (8.75%) DevOps
11 14 (8.75%) Risk Management
11 14 (8.75%) Scrum
11 14 (8.75%) SOA
12 13 (8.13%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 13 (8.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (42.50%) Java
2 34 (21.25%) SQL
3 31 (19.38%) JavaScript
4 23 (14.38%) Ruby
5 22 (13.75%) PHP
6 21 (13.13%) C#
7 20 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 18 (11.25%) C++
9 17 (10.63%) Bash Shell
10 16 (10.00%) R
11 10 (6.25%) C
12 7 (4.38%) Perl
13 4 (2.50%) GraphQL
13 4 (2.50%) VB
14 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.88%) Scala
15 2 (1.25%) Erlang
15 2 (1.25%) Lua
15 2 (1.25%) Smalltalk
16 1 (0.63%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 31 (19.38%) Degree
2 6 (3.75%) ISEB
3 5 (3.13%) RHCE
4 4 (2.50%) CREST Certified
4 4 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.25%) NCDA
6 2 (1.25%) NCIE
6 2 (1.25%) VCAP
6 2 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (7.50%) Docker
2 7 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.13%) Varnish
3 5 (3.13%) vSphere
4 4 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.25%) HDFS
5 2 (1.25%) vCloud
5 2 (1.25%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.63%) KVM
6 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.63%) Xen
6 1 (0.63%) XenApp
6 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (16.25%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (11.88%) Puppet
3 13 (8.13%) Ansible
4 12 (7.50%) Ambari
5 3 (1.88%) Check_MK
5 3 (1.88%) Nagios
6 2 (1.25%) Capistrano
6 2 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.25%) Terraform
6 2 (1.25%) vRealize
6 2 (1.25%) yum
7 1 (0.63%) Packer
Vendors
1 17 (10.63%) VMware
2 13 (8.13%) Talend
3 11 (6.88%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.75%) Perforce
5 5 (3.13%) Citrix
5 5 (3.13%) Oracle
6 4 (2.50%) Brocade
6 4 (2.50%) Cisco
6 4 (2.50%) ESRI
6 4 (2.50%) Percona
6 4 (2.50%) Riverbed
7 3 (1.88%) Google
7 3 (1.88%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.88%) Tableau
8 2 (1.25%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.25%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.25%) NetApp
8 2 (1.25%) SAP
8 2 (1.25%) Twitter
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