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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 60 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 37 53 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.00% 4.06% 4.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.84% 8.76% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 22 38 38
Median salary £35,500 £41,375 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.19% +0.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
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
541 605 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.91% 46.29% 49.68%
Number of salaries quoted 315 413 533
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 26 May 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 41 (56.94%) Java
2 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 30 (41.67%) Degree
4 27 (37.50%) C++
5 24 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 24 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 23 (31.94%) C#
7 21 (29.17%) .NET
8 20 (27.78%) Linux
9 16 (22.22%) SQL
9 16 (22.22%) Perl
10 15 (20.83%) OO
10 15 (20.83%) Web Services
11 14 (19.44%) PHP
11 14 (19.44%) C
12 13 (18.06%) Oracle
12 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
13 12 (16.67%) XML
14 11 (15.28%) Ruby
14 11 (15.28%) Unit Testing
15 10 (13.89%) Big Data
15 10 (13.89%) Eclipse
15 10 (13.89%) Subversion
15 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
16 9 (12.50%) Finance
16 9 (12.50%) SAS
16 9 (12.50%) Apache
16 9 (12.50%) jQuery
17 8 (11.11%) JSON

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 9 (12.50%) Apache
1 9 (12.50%) SAS
2 6 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.33%) GeoServer
3 5 (6.94%) JBoss
4 2 (2.78%) Node.js
4 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.39%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) Stata
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) GitHub
2 3 (4.17%) SaaS
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.56%) HTTP
2 4 (5.56%) RS-232
2 4 (5.56%) RS-485
3 2 (2.78%) LAN
3 2 (2.78%) Network Security
3 2 (2.78%) WAN
4 1 (1.39%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) Big Data
2 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.11%) MySQL
4 7 (9.72%) GIS
5 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.94%) Redis
7 4 (5.56%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.39%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.39%) HBase
9 1 (1.39%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.39%) QGIS
9 1 (1.39%) Riak
9 1 (1.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Eclipse
1 10 (13.89%) Subversion
2 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.56%) JUnit
5 3 (4.17%) Artifactory
5 3 (4.17%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (4.17%) Maven
5 3 (4.17%) Selenium
5 3 (4.17%) Xdebug
6 2 (2.78%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.78%) FogBugz
6 2 (2.78%) JIRA
6 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.39%) RSpec
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Games
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) Software Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) GIS Specialist
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (6.94%) Python Software Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Data Scientist
6 4 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Lead PHP Developer
6 4 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) .NET
2 15 (20.83%) Web Services
3 12 (16.67%) XML
4 9 (12.50%) jQuery
5 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 8 (11.11%) HTML
5 8 (11.11%) JSON
5 8 (11.11%) SOAP
6 7 (9.72%) CSS
6 7 (9.72%) HTML5
6 7 (9.72%) LINQ
6 7 (9.72%) REST
7 5 (6.94%) D3.js
7 5 (6.94%) Middleware
8 4 (5.56%) Celery
8 4 (5.56%) Flask
8 4 (5.56%) Symfony
8 4 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.17%) ELK Stack
9 3 (4.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 7 (9.72%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.94%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (5.56%) Applied Mathematics
5 4 (5.56%) Device Driver
5 4 (5.56%) Informatics
5 4 (5.56%) Statistics
6 3 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (4.17%) Physics
7 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.78%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.78%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.39%) Online Games
8 1 (1.39%) Remote Sensing
8 1 (1.39%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Linux
2 7 (9.72%) Unix
3 6 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (2.78%) Android
4 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 15 (20.83%) OO
4 11 (15.28%) Unit Testing
5 8 (11.11%) Scrum
6 7 (9.72%) Analytics
6 7 (9.72%) Load Testing
6 7 (9.72%) TDD
7 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.33%) SDLC
8 5 (6.94%) BDD
8 5 (6.94%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (6.94%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (6.94%) Open Source
8 5 (6.94%) Project Management
8 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.94%) Web Development
9 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) Data Management
9 4 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.94%) Java
2 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 27 (37.50%) C++
4 23 (31.94%) C#
5 16 (22.22%) Perl
5 16 (22.22%) SQL
6 14 (19.44%) C
6 14 (19.44%) PHP
7 11 (15.28%) Ruby
8 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 5 (6.94%) Lisp
9 5 (6.94%) R
9 5 (6.94%) Scala
10 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) PhD
3 2 (2.78%) ISEB
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Squid
2 4 (5.56%) Firmware
3 3 (4.17%) Varnish
4 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.78%) XenApp
4 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.17%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.39%) Ambari
3 1 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.39%) Munin
3 1 (1.39%) Nagios
3 1 (1.39%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Oracle
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) Informatica
4 4 (5.56%) Greenplum
4 4 (5.56%) Tableau
5 3 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.17%) Sybase
5 3 (4.17%) VMware
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) Splunk
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