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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 62 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Permanent jobs citing Python 34 65 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.85% 4.67% 5.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 10.32% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 56
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,554 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
510 630 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.71% 45.29% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 308 414 557
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 June 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 38 (50.67%) Java
2 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (41.33%) JavaScript
4 26 (34.67%) C++
5 25 (33.33%) C#
6 24 (32.00%) Degree
7 22 (29.33%) Software Engineering
8 20 (26.67%) SQL
8 20 (26.67%) Computer Science
9 19 (25.33%) .NET
10 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
10 18 (24.00%) Linux
11 17 (22.67%) Perl
11 17 (22.67%) Ruby
12 14 (18.67%) OO
12 14 (18.67%) Web Services
13 13 (17.33%) Oracle
14 12 (16.00%) C
14 12 (16.00%) Subversion
14 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
15 11 (14.67%) JSON
15 11 (14.67%) Unit Testing
15 11 (14.67%) Finance
15 11 (14.67%) PHP
15 11 (14.67%) XML
15 11 (14.67%) Apache
16 10 (13.33%) HTML
16 10 (13.33%) MySQL
16 10 (13.33%) Eclipse
16 10 (13.33%) jQuery

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 11 (14.67%) Apache
2 9 (12.00%) SAS
3 7 (9.33%) GeoServer
4 5 (6.67%) JBoss
5 4 (5.33%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.67%) IIS
6 2 (2.67%) Moodle
6 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.33%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) Stata
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) GitHub
2 3 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) LAN
1 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.67%) WAN
2 4 (5.33%) HTTP
2 4 (5.33%) RS-232
2 4 (5.33%) RS-485
3 1 (1.33%) Modbus
3 1 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.33%) Big Data
3 10 (13.33%) MySQL
4 8 (10.67%) GIS
5 5 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.67%) Redis
6 4 (5.33%) Data Mining
6 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Subversion
2 10 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.67%) Bugzilla
5 5 (6.67%) FogBugz
5 5 (6.67%) JIRA
6 4 (5.33%) JUnit
7 3 (4.00%) Artifactory
7 3 (4.00%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (4.00%) Maven
7 3 (4.00%) Selenium
8 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.67%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.33%) Xdebug
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Games
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) GIS Specialist
5 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Python Software Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Data Scientist
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) .NET
2 14 (18.67%) Web Services
3 11 (14.67%) JSON
3 11 (14.67%) XML
4 10 (13.33%) HTML
4 10 (13.33%) jQuery
5 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
5 8 (10.67%) CSS
6 7 (9.33%) HTML5
6 7 (9.33%) LINQ
6 7 (9.33%) REST
6 7 (9.33%) SOAP
7 5 (6.67%) Celery
7 5 (6.67%) D3.js
7 5 (6.67%) Flask
7 5 (6.67%) Middleware
7 5 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (5.33%) Django
9 3 (4.00%) Java EE
9 3 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (8.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (5.33%) Applied Mathematics
5 4 (5.33%) Informatics
5 4 (5.33%) Statistics
6 3 (4.00%) Device Driver
6 3 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (4.00%) Physics
7 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.67%) EPoS
7 2 (2.67%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.67%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.67%) VLE
8 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.33%) Online Games
8 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Linux
2 7 (9.33%) Windows
3 6 (8.00%) Unix
4 5 (6.67%) Android
4 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (18.67%) OO
4 11 (14.67%) Unit Testing
5 9 (12.00%) TDD
6 7 (9.33%) Load Testing
6 7 (9.33%) Scrum
6 7 (9.33%) SDLC
7 6 (8.00%) BDD
7 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (6.67%) DevOps
8 5 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.67%) Test Management
8 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.33%) Analytics
9 4 (5.33%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.33%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (5.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.67%) Java
2 31 (41.33%) JavaScript
3 26 (34.67%) C++
4 25 (33.33%) C#
5 20 (26.67%) SQL
6 17 (22.67%) Perl
6 17 (22.67%) Ruby
7 12 (16.00%) C
8 11 (14.67%) PHP
9 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
10 5 (6.67%) Bash Shell
10 5 (6.67%) Lisp
10 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
11 4 (5.33%) R
11 4 (5.33%) Scala
12 2 (2.67%) Bourne shell
12 2 (2.67%) Korn
13 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) ISEB
2 7 (9.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.67%) PhD
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Hyper-V
1 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.67%) Squid
2 5 (6.67%) XenApp
2 5 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.00%) Firmware
4 2 (2.67%) Varnish
5 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.33%) Munin
2 1 (1.33%) Nagios
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) VMware
3 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.67%) Citrix
4 5 (6.67%) Informatica
5 4 (5.33%) Greenplum
5 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.33%) Tableau
6 3 (4.00%) Sybase
7 2 (2.67%) CA
8 1 (1.33%) Adobe
8 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.33%) SAP
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