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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 28 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 79 97 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.45% 6.27% 5.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.36% 14.79% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 51 46 57
Median salary £47,500 £33,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.74% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £74,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +7.50%
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
550 656 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.93% 42.43% 52.12%
Number of salaries quoted 414 435 545
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 27 August 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 50 (42.74%) Java
2 44 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (35.04%) JavaScript
4 28 (23.93%) Linux
4 28 (23.93%) Ruby
4 28 (23.93%) Big Data
5 24 (20.51%) SQL
5 24 (20.51%) Finance
6 23 (19.66%) C#
6 23 (19.66%) C++
6 23 (19.66%) Software Engineering
7 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
8 20 (17.09%) Computer Science
9 19 (16.24%) Degree
9 19 (16.24%) HTML
9 19 (16.24%) PHP
9 19 (16.24%) VMware
10 18 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (15.38%) Bash Shell
11 17 (14.53%) CSS
12 16 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (13.68%) DevOps
13 14 (11.97%) Analytics
13 14 (11.97%) Perl
13 14 (11.97%) Mathematics
13 14 (11.97%) JSON
13 14 (11.97%) TDD
14 13 (11.11%) Hadoop
14 13 (11.11%) .NET
14 13 (11.11%) MySQL

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 (11.11%) SAS
2 12 (10.26%) Apache Spark
3 10 (8.55%) Apache
4 9 (7.69%) GeoServer
4 9 (7.69%) nginx
5 4 (3.42%) JBoss
5 4 (3.42%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.56%) Moodle
7 2 (1.71%) IIS
8 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.27%) Stata
3 2 (1.71%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.13%) SaaS
2 5 (4.27%) GitHub
3 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) LAN
1 5 (4.27%) WAN
2 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) Network Security
3 1 (0.85%) RS-232
3 1 (0.85%) RS-485
3 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.93%) Big Data
2 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
3 18 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 13 (11.11%) MySQL
4 13 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.55%) Data Mining
5 10 (8.55%) GIS
5 10 (8.55%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.27%) Redis
7 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.71%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.85%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.85%) QlikView
9 1 (0.85%) Riak
9 1 (0.85%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.55%) Subversion
3 8 (6.84%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.27%) Artifactory
5 5 (4.27%) Bugzilla
5 5 (4.27%) FogBugz
5 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.27%) JIRA
5 5 (4.27%) Maven
5 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.42%) JUnit
7 3 (2.56%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (2.56%) Selenium
8 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.85%) GCC
8 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (20.51%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Games
3 6 (5.13%) Banking
3 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.27%) Marketing
5 4 (3.42%) Electronics
5 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (32.48%) Developer
2 18 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 16 (13.68%) Data Scientist
4 11 (9.40%) Python Developer
4 11 (9.40%) Software Developer
4 11 (9.40%) Web Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Senior Data Scientist
6 8 (6.84%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Test Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Python Software Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) GIS Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.42%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Administrator
10 3 (2.56%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.24%) HTML
2 17 (14.53%) CSS
3 14 (11.97%) JSON
4 13 (11.11%) .NET
4 13 (11.11%) Web Services
4 13 (11.11%) XML
5 11 (9.40%) HTML5
5 11 (9.40%) jQuery
6 9 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 9 (7.69%) ELK Stack
7 7 (5.98%) D3.js
7 7 (5.98%) Django
8 6 (5.13%) CSS3
8 6 (5.13%) RESTful
9 5 (4.27%) Flask
9 5 (4.27%) LINQ
9 5 (4.27%) REST
9 5 (4.27%) SOAP
10 4 (3.42%) LAMP
10 4 (3.42%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.97%) Mathematics
3 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.55%) Visualisation
5 6 (5.13%) Applied Mathematics
5 6 (5.13%) Statistics
6 5 (4.27%) Informatics
7 4 (3.42%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.42%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.42%) Physics
8 3 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.56%) VLE
9 2 (1.71%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.71%) EPoS
9 2 (1.71%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.85%) GPGPU
10 1 (0.85%) iPad
10 1 (0.85%) iPhone
10 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.93%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Windows
3 9 (7.69%) Unix
4 6 (5.13%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.27%) Android
5 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.85%) VMS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.66%) Software Engineering
3 16 (13.68%) DevOps
4 14 (11.97%) Analytics
4 14 (11.97%) TDD
5 12 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (10.26%) OO
5 12 (10.26%) Scrum
6 11 (9.40%) High Availability
6 11 (9.40%) Machine Learning
7 10 (8.55%) BDD
8 9 (7.69%) Data Governance
8 9 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.84%) SDLC
9 8 (6.84%) Statistical Modelling
9 8 (6.84%) Web Development
10 7 (5.98%) Front End Development
10 7 (5.98%) Kanban
11 6 (5.13%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.74%) Java
2 41 (35.04%) JavaScript
3 28 (23.93%) Ruby
4 24 (20.51%) SQL
5 23 (19.66%) C#
5 23 (19.66%) C++
6 19 (16.24%) PHP
7 18 (15.38%) Bash Shell
8 14 (11.97%) Perl
9 8 (6.84%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.84%) Scala
10 7 (5.98%) C
10 7 (5.98%) R
11 5 (4.27%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.42%) Lisp
13 2 (1.71%) Korn
13 2 (1.71%) Lua
13 2 (1.71%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.71%) Smalltalk
13 2 (1.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Degree
2 8 (6.84%) RHCE
3 7 (5.98%) ISEB
3 7 (5.98%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.27%) PhD
5 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Docker
2 8 (6.84%) Varnish
2 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.98%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.27%) XenApp
4 5 (4.27%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.56%) vSphere
6 2 (1.71%) HDFS
6 2 (1.71%) Squid
7 1 (0.85%) Firmware
7 1 (0.85%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (11.11%) Ansible
3 11 (9.40%) Puppet
4 2 (1.71%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.85%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.85%) Munin
5 1 (0.85%) Nagios
5 1 (0.85%) Packer
5 1 (0.85%) Terraform
5 1 (0.85%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (16.24%) VMware
2 12 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 11 (9.40%) Oracle
4 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.84%) Tableau
5 5 (4.27%) Citrix
5 5 (4.27%) Greenplum
6 4 (3.42%) SAP
7 2 (1.71%) CA
7 2 (1.71%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.71%) ESRI
7 2 (1.71%) Informatica
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe
8 1 (0.85%) Perforce
8 1 (0.85%) Sybase
8 1 (0.85%) Talend
8 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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