Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 18 55
Rank change year-on-year -2 +37 -16
Permanent jobs citing Python 254 258 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.43% 10.50% 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.49% 17.49% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 142 131 68
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +11.11% -20.00%
10th Percentile £32,625 £31,250 £27,650
90th Percentile £65,500 £70,000 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,374 1,475 1,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 51.00% 60.06% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 880 913 718
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +8.75%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,323 £28,425
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,075
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Edinburgh

Python
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Python in Edinburgh

Python
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Python.

1 105 (41.34%) Java
2 92 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (33.07%) Software Engineering
4 77 (30.31%) JavaScript
5 71 (27.95%) Amazon AWS
6 68 (26.77%) DevOps
7 63 (24.80%) Linux
8 60 (23.62%) SQL
9 44 (17.32%) Finance
10 43 (16.93%) Ruby
11 42 (16.54%) C++
12 40 (15.75%) Ansible
13 39 (15.35%) C#
13 39 (15.35%) Degree
14 38 (14.96%) Computer Science
14 38 (14.96%) Analytics
14 38 (14.96%) Bash Shell
15 37 (14.57%) AngularJS
16 36 (14.17%) Data Science
17 35 (13.78%) React
17 35 (13.78%) Git (software)
18 32 (12.60%) PowerShell
18 32 (12.60%) Machine Learning
19 31 (12.20%) Windows
20 30 (11.81%) Docker
20 30 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
21 29 (11.42%) Puppet
22 28 (11.02%) CSS
22 28 (11.02%) PostgreSQL
23 27 (10.63%) HTML

Python
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:

Application Platforms
1 22 (8.66%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.33%) Apache
3 10 (3.94%) SAS
4 7 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.57%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.18%) JBoss
7 2 (0.79%) Confluence
7 2 (0.79%) nginx
7 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.39%) CMS
8 1 (0.39%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.39%) Moodle
8 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.18%) SPSS
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.39%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 71 (27.95%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (8.27%) SaaS
4 15 (5.91%) IaaS
4 15 (5.91%) PaaS
5 11 (4.33%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (3.54%) Amazon S3
7 9 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.97%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.97%) Serverless
9 4 (1.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (1.57%) npm
9 4 (1.57%) NuGet
10 3 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.15%) Internet
2 6 (2.36%) DNS
2 6 (2.36%) HTTP
3 5 (1.97%) Firewall
3 5 (1.97%) Network Security
4 2 (0.79%) SSL
4 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.39%) BGP
5 1 (0.39%) DHCP
5 1 (0.39%) DMZ
5 1 (0.39%) FTP
5 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.39%) IPsec
5 1 (0.39%) MPLS
5 1 (0.39%) SMTP
5 1 (0.39%) SSH
5 1 (0.39%) VPN
5 1 (0.39%) WAN
5 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.02%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (8.66%) MySQL
3 21 (8.27%) NoSQL
4 20 (7.87%) SQL Server
5 18 (7.09%) MongoDB
6 15 (5.91%) Big Data
6 15 (5.91%) Hadoop
7 14 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (4.72%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (4.72%) Redis
9 10 (3.94%) HBase
10 8 (3.15%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (2.36%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.57%) Sqoop
14 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (13.78%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.06%) Jenkins
3 18 (7.09%) Selenium
4 9 (3.54%) Subversion
5 7 (2.76%) Maven
5 7 (2.76%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (1.97%) Artifactory
7 5 (1.97%) Bugzilla
7 5 (1.97%) JIRA
7 5 (1.97%) SonarQube
8 4 (1.57%) CMake
8 4 (1.57%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.57%) Phabricator
8 4 (1.57%) Ranorex
8 4 (1.57%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.18%) Grunt
9 3 (1.18%) webpack
General
1 44 (17.32%) Finance
2 8 (3.15%) Banking
3 7 (2.76%) Games
3 7 (2.76%) Marketing
3 7 (2.76%) Retail
4 4 (1.57%) Private Banking
5 3 (1.18%) Advertising
5 3 (1.18%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 72 (28.35%) Software Engineer
2 44 (17.32%) Developer
3 21 (8.27%) Data Scientist
4 19 (7.48%) Python Engineer
4 19 (7.48%) Python Software Engineer
5 16 (6.30%) Senior Software Engineer
6 14 (5.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (5.12%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (5.12%) Consultant
8 11 (4.33%) Analyst
9 10 (3.94%) .NET Developer
10 9 (3.54%) Architect
10 9 (3.54%) Automation Engineer
10 9 (3.54%) Cloud Architect
11 8 (3.15%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.15%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.15%) VB.NET Developer
12 7 (2.76%) Development Engineer
12 7 (2.76%) Junior
12 7 (2.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.57%) AngularJS
2 35 (13.78%) React
3 28 (11.02%) CSS
4 27 (10.63%) HTML
5 25 (9.84%) Node.js
6 23 (9.06%) .NET
7 17 (6.69%) jQuery
8 16 (6.30%) GraphQL
8 16 (6.30%) REST
9 15 (5.91%) HTML5
9 15 (5.91%) JSON
10 14 (5.51%) Kafka
10 14 (5.51%) Sass
11 13 (5.12%) LESS
12 12 (4.72%) Web Services
13 11 (4.33%) CSS3
13 11 (4.33%) Spring
14 9 (3.54%) Django
14 9 (3.54%) Ext JS
14 9 (3.54%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.96%) Computer Science
2 23 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.27%) User Experience
4 20 (7.87%) Public Cloud
5 11 (4.33%) Algorithms
5 11 (4.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 10 (3.94%) Data Structures
6 10 (3.94%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.36%) Fintech
7 6 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.57%) Robotics
9 3 (1.18%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.18%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.18%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.79%) Blog
10 2 (0.79%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (24.80%) Linux
2 31 (12.20%) Windows
3 16 (6.30%) CentOS
4 12 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.33%) Unix
6 6 (2.36%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.97%) Android
7 5 (1.97%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.57%) Debian
8 4 (1.57%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.39%) AIX
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (33.07%) Software Engineering
3 68 (26.77%) DevOps
4 38 (14.96%) Analytics
5 36 (14.17%) Data Science
6 32 (12.60%) Machine Learning
7 30 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (9.06%) Mentoring
10 22 (8.66%) TDD
10 22 (8.66%) Visualisation
11 21 (8.27%) Data Analytics
11 21 (8.27%) Test Automation
12 20 (7.87%) OO
13 19 (7.48%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (5.91%) ETL
14 15 (5.91%) Scrum
14 15 (5.91%) Statistics
15 14 (5.51%) Mathematics
15 14 (5.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 105 (41.34%) Java
2 77 (30.31%) JavaScript
3 60 (23.62%) SQL
4 43 (16.93%) Ruby
5 42 (16.54%) C++
6 39 (15.35%) C#
7 38 (14.96%) Bash Shell
8 32 (12.60%) PowerShell
9 27 (10.63%) R
10 25 (9.84%) PHP
11 20 (7.87%) C
12 18 (7.09%) Perl
13 10 (3.94%) VBA
14 8 (3.15%) VB
14 8 (3.15%) VB.NET
15 7 (2.76%) ES6
15 7 (2.76%) Go
15 7 (2.76%) Scala
16 5 (1.97%) Apple Swift
16 5 (1.97%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 39 (15.35%) Degree
2 21 (8.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.33%) AWS Certification
4 8 (3.15%) PhD
5 3 (1.18%) GPEN
5 3 (1.18%) OSCP
6 2 (0.79%) GWAPT
6 2 (0.79%) OSCE
6 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) CCNA
7 1 (0.39%) CCNP
7 1 (0.39%) CEH
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.39%) CISSP
7 1 (0.39%) GIAC
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.30%) QA
2 9 (3.54%) GCP
3 5 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.39%) EMIR
4 1 (0.39%) FATCA
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) MiFID
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 30 (11.81%) Docker
2 5 (1.97%) HDFS
2 5 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.79%) KVM
4 2 (0.79%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.39%) Firmware
5 1 (0.39%) Squid
5 1 (0.39%) vCloud
5 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 40 (15.75%) Ansible
2 29 (11.42%) Puppet
3 25 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.54%) Kubernetes
4 9 (3.54%) Terraform
5 4 (1.57%) Oozie
6 2 (0.79%) Cacti
6 2 (0.79%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.79%) Nagios
6 2 (0.79%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.79%) Salt
7 1 (0.39%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.39%) Kibana
7 1 (0.39%) logstash
7 1 (0.39%) Nessus
7 1 (0.39%) Nmap
7 1 (0.39%) Packer
7 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.39%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 14 (5.51%) Microsoft
1 14 (5.51%) Oracle
2 9 (3.54%) Red Hat
2 9 (3.54%) Splunk
3 8 (3.15%) Tableau
3 8 (3.15%) VMware
4 4 (1.57%) Google
4 4 (1.57%) Informatica
5 3 (1.18%) Cisco
5 3 (1.18%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.79%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.79%) Cognos
6 2 (0.79%) F5
6 2 (0.79%) Perforce
6 2 (0.79%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.39%) IBM
7 1 (0.39%) Juniper
7 1 (0.39%) Sybase
7 1 (0.39%) Teradata