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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 43 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 52 90 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.33% 6.17% 5.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.94% 13.60% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 58
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £70,000 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
523 662 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.55% 45.37% 52.85%
Number of salaries quoted 352 454 553
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 46 (44.66%) Java
2 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (34.95%) JavaScript
4 29 (28.16%) C++
5 27 (26.21%) Degree
6 26 (25.24%) C#
6 26 (25.24%) Linux
7 25 (24.27%) Software Engineering
7 25 (24.27%) Computer Science
8 24 (23.30%) SQL
9 22 (21.36%) SQL Server
10 21 (20.39%) Ruby
11 19 (18.45%) Big Data
11 19 (18.45%) .NET
12 18 (17.48%) PHP
12 18 (17.48%) Finance
13 17 (16.50%) VMware
13 17 (16.50%) Perl
14 15 (14.56%) Web Services
14 15 (14.56%) Mathematics
15 14 (13.59%) OO
15 14 (13.59%) HTML
15 14 (13.59%) Oracle
15 14 (13.59%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (13.59%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (12.62%) DevOps
16 13 (12.62%) Relational Database
16 13 (12.62%) XML
16 13 (12.62%) SAS

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 13 (12.62%) SAS
2 11 (10.68%) Apache
3 8 (7.77%) Apache Spark
3 8 (7.77%) nginx
4 7 (6.80%) GeoServer
5 5 (4.85%) JBoss
6 2 (1.94%) IIS
6 2 (1.94%) Moodle
6 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) Stata
3 2 (1.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) GitHub
2 4 (3.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.85%) LAN
2 5 (4.85%) WAN
3 4 (3.88%) HTTP
3 4 (3.88%) RS-232
3 4 (3.88%) RS-485
4 2 (1.94%) Network Security
5 1 (0.97%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.45%) Big Data
3 14 (13.59%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (12.62%) Relational Database
5 12 (11.65%) MySQL
6 8 (7.77%) Data Mining
6 8 (7.77%) GIS
7 7 (6.80%) Hadoop
7 7 (6.80%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.85%) Redis
9 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.97%) QlikView
10 1 (0.97%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Subversion
2 10 (9.71%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.80%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.85%) Bugzilla
5 5 (4.85%) FogBugz
5 5 (4.85%) JIRA
6 4 (3.88%) JUnit
6 4 (3.88%) Selenium
7 3 (2.91%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.91%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (2.91%) Maven
8 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (17.48%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Games
3 4 (3.88%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (27.18%) Developer
2 17 (16.50%) Software Engineer
3 12 (11.65%) Data Scientist
4 10 (9.71%) Software Developer
5 9 (8.74%) Web Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Embedded Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) GIS Specialist
8 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (4.85%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Python Software Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Data Scientist
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Python Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.91%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (2.91%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.45%) .NET
2 15 (14.56%) Web Services
3 14 (13.59%) HTML
4 13 (12.62%) JSON
4 13 (12.62%) XML
5 12 (11.65%) CSS
6 11 (10.68%) jQuery
7 9 (8.74%) AngularJS
7 9 (8.74%) HTML5
8 7 (6.80%) D3.js
8 7 (6.80%) ELK Stack
8 7 (6.80%) LINQ
8 7 (6.80%) REST
8 7 (6.80%) SOAP
9 5 (4.85%) Celery
9 5 (4.85%) Django
9 5 (4.85%) Flask
9 5 (4.85%) Middleware
9 5 (4.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (2.91%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.27%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.56%) Mathematics
3 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (10.68%) Visualisation
5 7 (6.80%) Applied Mathematics
5 7 (6.80%) Statistics
6 6 (5.83%) Informatics
7 5 (4.85%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (4.85%) Physics
8 3 (2.91%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.91%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.94%) EPoS
9 2 (1.94%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.94%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.94%) VLE
10 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.97%) GPGPU
10 1 (0.97%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.24%) Linux
2 10 (9.71%) Windows
3 7 (6.80%) Unix
4 5 (4.85%) Android
4 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.27%) Software Engineering
3 14 (13.59%) OO
4 13 (12.62%) DevOps
5 11 (10.68%) Unit Testing
6 10 (9.71%) TDD
7 9 (8.74%) High Availability
8 8 (7.77%) Analytics
8 8 (7.77%) Data Governance
8 8 (7.77%) Scrum
9 7 (6.80%) BDD
9 7 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.80%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (6.80%) Load Testing
9 7 (6.80%) Statistical Modelling
10 6 (5.83%) Business Analysis
10 6 (5.83%) Machine Learning
10 6 (5.83%) SDLC
10 6 (5.83%) Web Development
11 5 (4.85%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (44.66%) Java
2 36 (34.95%) JavaScript
3 29 (28.16%) C++
4 26 (25.24%) C#
5 24 (23.30%) SQL
6 21 (20.39%) Ruby
7 18 (17.48%) PHP
8 17 (16.50%) Perl
9 13 (12.62%) Bash Shell
10 12 (11.65%) C
11 7 (6.80%) R
11 7 (6.80%) Scala
12 6 (5.83%) PL/SQL
12 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
13 5 (4.85%) Lisp
14 2 (1.94%) Bourne shell
14 2 (1.94%) Korn
14 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.97%) Erlang
15 1 (0.97%) Lua
Qualifications
1 27 (26.21%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) ISEB
2 7 (6.80%) ISTQB
2 7 (6.80%) RHCE
3 6 (5.83%) PhD
4 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.80%) Docker
2 7 (6.80%) Hyper-V
2 7 (6.80%) Varnish
3 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.85%) Squid
3 5 (4.85%) XenApp
3 5 (4.85%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.91%) Firmware
5 1 (0.97%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (13.59%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (8.74%) Ansible
2 9 (8.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.97%) Munin
3 1 (0.97%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) VMware
2 14 (13.59%) Oracle
3 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.71%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.77%) Tableau
5 6 (5.83%) Greenplum
6 5 (4.85%) Citrix
6 5 (4.85%) Informatica
7 3 (2.91%) Sybase
8 2 (1.94%) CA
8 2 (1.94%) SAP
9 1 (0.97%) Adobe
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
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Salary: £50,000 + Benefits
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