The median annual salary for a Python Software Engineer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Python Software Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.72% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £39,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1181 1146 1327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.94% 95.98% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 726 659 834
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Python Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Python Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Python Software Engineer in Edinburgh

Python Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Python Software Engineer in Edinburgh

Python Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Python Software Engineer in Edinburgh

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Python Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Python Software Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Python
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) OO
4 7 (63.64%) Data Structures
4 7 (63.64%) Algorithms
5 6 (54.55%) C++
5 6 (54.55%) Degree
5 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) Java
6 5 (45.45%) C#
6 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) .NET
6 5 (45.45%) OOP
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle
7 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
7 4 (36.36%) MySQL
7 4 (36.36%) Scrum
7 4 (36.36%) Kanban
8 3 (27.27%) jQuery
8 3 (27.27%) TDD
8 3 (27.27%) PHP
8 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (27.27%) Flask
8 3 (27.27%) Open Source
8 3 (27.27%) BDD

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) Redis
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) Celery
2 3 (27.27%) Flask
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Algorithms
1 7 (63.64%) Data Structures
2 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) OO
4 5 (45.45%) OOP
5 4 (36.36%) Kanban
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 3 (27.27%) Open Source
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (9.09%) DevOps
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
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