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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 18 54 31
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -23
Permanent jobs citing Python 109 38 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.89% 3.02% 6.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.41% 7.47% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 53 21 69
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
626 509 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.81% 40.46% 47.43%
Number of salaries quoted 401 366 470
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 February 2017.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 74 (42.05%) Java
2 64 (36.36%) Linux
3 59 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (25.57%) Software Engineering
5 42 (23.86%) Finance
6 40 (22.73%) SQL
7 34 (19.32%) Degree
8 32 (18.18%) Windows
8 32 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
9 31 (17.61%) MySQL
10 30 (17.05%) Hadoop
11 29 (16.48%) PowerShell
12 28 (15.91%) TDD
12 28 (15.91%) PHP
13 27 (15.34%) JavaScript
13 27 (15.34%) Open Source
14 26 (14.77%) Analytics
15 25 (14.20%) C#
15 25 (14.20%) Ruby
16 24 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
16 24 (13.64%) AngularJS
16 24 (13.64%) Puppet
17 23 (13.07%) VMware
18 22 (12.50%) C++
19 21 (11.93%) Web Services
19 21 (11.93%) jQuery
19 21 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (11.93%) SDLC
20 20 (11.36%) R
20 20 (11.36%) Git (software)

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 17 (9.66%) SAS
2 14 (7.95%) Apache
3 13 (7.39%) JBoss
3 13 (7.39%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.82%) Apache Pig
5 9 (5.11%) IIS
6 5 (2.84%) nginx
7 3 (1.70%) Confluence
7 3 (1.70%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.14%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.57%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (1.70%) MS Office
2 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.68%) SaaS
3 5 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.27%) GitHub
4 4 (2.27%) Slack
5 2 (1.14%) G Suite
5 2 (1.14%) IaaS
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.57%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.25%) NAS
1 11 (6.25%) SAN
2 8 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.55%) WAN
3 7 (3.98%) iSCSI
4 6 (3.41%) DNS
4 6 (3.41%) HTTP
5 5 (2.84%) Firewall
6 4 (2.27%) DHCP
6 4 (2.27%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.57%) LAN
7 1 (0.57%) LDAP
7 1 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.61%) MySQL
2 30 (17.05%) Hadoop
3 24 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (9.66%) MongoDB
5 16 (9.09%) Big Data
6 15 (8.52%) Apache Hive
7 13 (7.39%) Data Mining
7 13 (7.39%) Neo4j
7 13 (7.39%) Pentaho
8 11 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 10 (5.68%) Redis
10 8 (4.55%) NoSQL
10 8 (4.55%) SQL Server
11 5 (2.84%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.27%) GIS
13 2 (1.14%) CouchDB
13 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.14%) Riak
Development Applications
1 20 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.39%) Talend Open Studio
3 8 (4.55%) Selenium
4 7 (3.98%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.41%) Subversion
6 5 (2.84%) JIRA
7 4 (2.27%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.70%) Ant
8 3 (1.70%) GCC
8 3 (1.70%) Maven
8 3 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.14%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.14%) MSI
9 2 (1.14%) NuGet
9 2 (1.14%) Robot Framework
9 2 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.14%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.57%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 42 (23.86%) Finance
2 15 (8.52%) Games
3 12 (6.82%) Legal
4 10 (5.68%) Banking
5 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.41%) Marketing
7 3 (1.70%) Electronics
8 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (25.57%) Developer
2 37 (21.02%) Software Engineer
3 23 (13.07%) Python Developer
4 18 (10.23%) Tester
5 15 (8.52%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.95%) Test Engineer
7 12 (6.82%) Applications Developer
7 12 (6.82%) Data Scientist
7 12 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
9 10 (5.68%) Consultant
9 10 (5.68%) Manual Tester
9 10 (5.68%) Web Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Python Web Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.64%) AngularJS
2 21 (11.93%) jQuery
2 21 (11.93%) Web Services
3 19 (10.80%) CSS
3 19 (10.80%) HTML
4 18 (10.23%) XML
5 17 (9.66%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (8.52%) Spring
7 13 (7.39%) ActiveMQ
7 13 (7.39%) Drools
7 13 (7.39%) Java EE
7 13 (7.39%) jBPM
8 12 (6.82%) Apache Camel
8 12 (6.82%) Celery
8 12 (6.82%) JSON
8 12 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (5.68%) CSS3
9 10 (5.68%) HTML5
10 9 (5.11%) LESS
10 9 (5.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.41%) User Experience
4 4 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.27%) Blog
4 4 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.70%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.14%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Social Media
7 1 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.57%) EPoS
7 1 (0.57%) Replication
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.57%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 64 (36.36%) Linux
2 32 (18.18%) Windows
3 10 (5.68%) Solaris
3 10 (5.68%) Ubuntu
3 10 (5.68%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.98%) Unix
6 3 (1.70%) CentOS
7 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) Android
8 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.57%) Software Engineering
3 28 (15.91%) TDD
4 27 (15.34%) Open Source
5 26 (14.77%) Analytics
6 21 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (11.93%) SDLC
7 20 (11.36%) Workflow
8 19 (10.80%) Machine Learning
9 16 (9.09%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 16 (9.09%) Microservices
10 15 (8.52%) Functional Testing
10 15 (8.52%) KYC
10 15 (8.52%) OO
10 15 (8.52%) Scrum
11 14 (7.95%) Data Analysis
11 14 (7.95%) DevOps
11 14 (7.95%) SOA
12 13 (7.39%) Business Analytics
12 13 (7.39%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (42.05%) Java
2 40 (22.73%) SQL
3 29 (16.48%) PowerShell
4 28 (15.91%) PHP
5 27 (15.34%) JavaScript
6 25 (14.20%) C#
6 25 (14.20%) Ruby
7 22 (12.50%) C++
8 20 (11.36%) R
9 18 (10.23%) Bash Shell
10 16 (9.09%) C
11 13 (7.39%) Perl
12 8 (4.55%) VB
13 7 (3.98%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.84%) GraphQL
14 5 (2.84%) Scala
15 2 (1.14%) VBA
15 2 (1.14%) VBScript
16 1 (0.57%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.57%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 34 (19.32%) Degree
2 9 (5.11%) ISEB
3 8 (4.55%) CREST Certified
4 6 (3.41%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.27%) RHCE
7 2 (1.14%) NCDA
7 2 (1.14%) NCIE
7 2 (1.14%) VCAP
7 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.11%) Docker
3 7 (3.98%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.41%) vSphere
5 5 (2.84%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.27%) Varnish
7 2 (1.14%) vCloud
7 2 (1.14%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.57%) Firmware
8 1 (0.57%) KVM
8 1 (0.57%) XenApp
8 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (13.64%) Puppet
3 13 (7.39%) Ansible
4 12 (6.82%) Ambari
5 5 (2.84%) Check_MK
5 5 (2.84%) Nagios
6 4 (2.27%) Capistrano
7 3 (1.70%) yum
8 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.14%) PowerCLI
8 2 (1.14%) vRealize
9 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (13.07%) VMware
2 13 (7.39%) Red Hat
2 13 (7.39%) Talend
3 10 (5.68%) Perforce
4 8 (4.55%) Citrix
4 8 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.98%) Brocade
5 7 (3.98%) Cisco
5 7 (3.98%) Oracle
5 7 (3.98%) Percona
5 7 (3.98%) Riverbed
6 5 (2.84%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.70%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.70%) F5
7 3 (1.70%) Google
8 2 (1.14%) ESRI
8 2 (1.14%) NetApp
8 2 (1.14%) Netezza
8 2 (1.14%) Twitter
9 1 (0.57%) Rackspace
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