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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 29 29 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 +25
Permanent jobs citing Python 67 94 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.15% 6.40% 4.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.17% 15.14% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 51
Median salary £42,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £25,000 £24,969
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
600 621 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.10% 42.27% 51.74%
Number of salaries quoted 385 410 574
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 61 (40.40%) Java
1 61 (40.40%) Linux
2 55 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (23.84%) JavaScript
4 35 (23.18%) Finance
5 32 (21.19%) Software Engineering
6 31 (20.53%) Opscode Chef
7 30 (19.87%) Big Data
8 28 (18.54%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (17.88%) PHP
9 27 (17.88%) Ruby
10 26 (17.22%) SQL
11 25 (16.56%) MySQL
11 25 (16.56%) VMware
12 24 (15.89%) TDD
12 24 (15.89%) Bash Shell
13 23 (15.23%) Puppet
13 23 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (15.23%) HTML
13 23 (15.23%) CSS
14 22 (14.57%) DevOps
15 20 (13.25%) Windows
15 20 (13.25%) ELK Stack
16 19 (12.58%) Ansible
16 19 (12.58%) Hadoop
16 19 (12.58%) Degree
17 18 (11.92%) C#
17 18 (11.92%) C++
17 18 (11.92%) High Availability
18 17 (11.26%) MongoDB

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 12 (7.95%) nginx
2 11 (7.28%) Apache
3 10 (6.62%) Apache Spark
3 10 (6.62%) JBoss
4 9 (5.96%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.64%) SAS
6 6 (3.97%) GeoServer
7 4 (2.65%) IIS
8 2 (1.32%) Moodle
8 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.66%) Confluence
9 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.99%) Stata
3 1 (0.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.62%) SaaS
3 5 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.99%) GitHub
4 3 (1.99%) Slack
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.66%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.66%) G Suite
6 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) HTTP
1 6 (3.97%) WAN
2 5 (3.31%) DNS
3 4 (2.65%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.65%) LAN
4 3 (1.99%) Firewall
4 3 (1.99%) NAS
4 3 (1.99%) SAN
4 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.32%) DHCP
5 2 (1.32%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.32%) Network Security
6 1 (0.66%) LDAP
6 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.87%) Big Data
2 28 (18.54%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (16.56%) MySQL
4 19 (12.58%) Hadoop
5 17 (11.26%) MongoDB
6 16 (10.60%) SQL Server
7 9 (5.96%) Neo4j
7 9 (5.96%) Pentaho
7 9 (5.96%) Redis
8 8 (5.30%) Data Mining
8 8 (5.30%) GIS
9 7 (4.64%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.32%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.32%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.32%) Riak
11 1 (0.66%) QlikView
11 1 (0.66%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.96%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.96%) Selenium
2 9 (5.96%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.31%) JIRA
5 4 (2.65%) Bugzilla
5 4 (2.65%) FogBugz
5 4 (2.65%) Subversion
6 3 (1.99%) Ant
6 3 (1.99%) Maven
6 3 (1.99%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.32%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.32%) GCC
7 2 (1.32%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.66%) Bower
8 1 (0.66%) Gradle
8 1 (0.66%) Grunt
8 1 (0.66%) NuGet
General
1 35 (23.18%) Finance
2 14 (9.27%) Games
3 11 (7.28%) Banking
3 11 (7.28%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.64%) Marketing
5 6 (3.97%) Electronics
6 5 (3.31%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (29.14%) Developer
2 30 (19.87%) Software Engineer
3 21 (13.91%) Python Developer
4 14 (9.27%) Data Scientist
5 13 (8.61%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (7.95%) Test Engineer
6 12 (7.95%) Web Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Applications Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Senior Data Scientist
10 7 (4.64%) Tester
10 7 (4.64%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (3.97%) Graduate
11 6 (3.97%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.97%) Python Software Engineer
11 6 (3.97%) Python Web Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 5 (3.31%) Junior
12 5 (3.31%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.23%) CSS
1 23 (15.23%) HTML
2 20 (13.25%) ELK Stack
3 17 (11.26%) AngularJS
3 17 (11.26%) XML
4 15 (9.93%) JSON
5 14 (9.27%) jQuery
5 14 (9.27%) Web Services
6 13 (8.61%) HTML5
7 12 (7.95%) CSS3
8 11 (7.28%) RESTful
9 10 (6.62%) Celery
10 9 (5.96%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (5.96%) Apache Camel
10 9 (5.96%) Drools
10 9 (5.96%) Flask
10 9 (5.96%) jBPM
10 9 (5.96%) LESS
10 9 (5.96%) Spring
11 8 (5.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.28%) Mathematics
3 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.64%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.65%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.65%) Applied Mathematics
5 4 (2.65%) Blog
5 4 (2.65%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.65%) Informatics
5 4 (2.65%) Statistics
5 4 (2.65%) User Experience
6 3 (1.99%) EPoS
7 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.32%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.32%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Physics
7 2 (1.32%) Social Media
7 2 (1.32%) VLE
8 1 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 61 (40.40%) Linux
2 20 (13.25%) Windows
3 9 (5.96%) Unix
4 6 (3.97%) CentOS
4 6 (3.97%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.31%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.65%) Android
6 4 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.65%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.99%) Solaris
8 2 (1.32%) VMS
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.19%) Software Engineering
3 24 (15.89%) TDD
4 23 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (14.57%) DevOps
6 18 (11.92%) High Availability
7 17 (11.26%) Analytics
8 16 (10.60%) Open Source
9 15 (9.93%) Scrum
10 14 (9.27%) SDLC
11 12 (7.95%) Machine Learning
11 12 (7.95%) Microservices
12 11 (7.28%) Web Development
13 10 (6.62%) BDD
13 10 (6.62%) Configuration Management
13 10 (6.62%) SOA
14 8 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (5.30%) Data Analytics
15 7 (4.64%) Regression Testing
15 7 (4.64%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (40.40%) Java
2 36 (23.84%) JavaScript
3 27 (17.88%) PHP
3 27 (17.88%) Ruby
4 26 (17.22%) SQL
5 24 (15.89%) Bash Shell
6 18 (11.92%) C#
6 18 (11.92%) C++
7 16 (10.60%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.30%) Perl
9 7 (4.64%) C
10 6 (3.97%) R
10 6 (3.97%) Scala
11 3 (1.99%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.32%) Erlang
12 2 (1.32%) Korn
12 2 (1.32%) Lua
12 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.32%) Smalltalk
12 2 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (12.58%) Degree
2 11 (7.28%) RHCE
3 7 (4.64%) ISEB
3 7 (4.64%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.66%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.66%) NCDA
6 1 (0.66%) NCIE
6 1 (0.66%) PhD
6 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.96%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (11.26%) Docker
2 11 (7.28%) Varnish
3 10 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.97%) Active Directory
6 5 (3.31%) vSphere
7 4 (2.65%) XenApp
7 4 (2.65%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.32%) HDFS
9 1 (0.66%) KVM
9 1 (0.66%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.66%) vCloud
9 1 (0.66%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (20.53%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (15.23%) Puppet
3 19 (12.58%) Ansible
4 2 (1.32%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.32%) Check_MK
4 2 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.32%) Nagios
4 2 (1.32%) Terraform
4 2 (1.32%) yum
5 1 (0.66%) Packer
5 1 (0.66%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (16.56%) VMware
2 15 (9.93%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.96%) Talend
4 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.97%) Citrix
5 6 (3.97%) Tableau
6 5 (3.31%) Oracle
7 4 (2.65%) Perforce
7 4 (2.65%) SAP
8 3 (1.99%) Greenplum
9 2 (1.32%) Brocade
9 2 (1.32%) CA
9 2 (1.32%) Cisco
9 2 (1.32%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.32%) ESRI
9 2 (1.32%) Google
9 2 (1.32%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.32%) Percona
9 2 (1.32%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.32%) Twitter
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