Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 25 26
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Python 283 219 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.74% 8.53% 7.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.04% 14.98% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 166 129 87
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £30,375 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,375 £62,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.18% +6.25%

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 1,284 1,462 1,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 53.26% 56.95% 53.90%
Number of salaries quoted 817 949 785
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £29,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Python in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 115 (40.64%) Java
2 108 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (33.22%) JavaScript
4 73 (25.80%) Linux
5 71 (25.09%) Amazon AWS
6 70 (24.73%) Software Engineering
7 65 (22.97%) SQL
8 61 (21.55%) Analytics
9 60 (21.20%) AngularJS
10 59 (20.85%) DevOps
11 57 (20.14%) Degree
12 54 (19.08%) React
13 53 (18.73%) HTML
14 52 (18.37%) Finance
15 51 (18.02%) C#
16 47 (16.61%) Computer Science
16 47 (16.61%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (16.25%) SQL Server
17 46 (16.25%) CSS
18 40 (14.13%) .NET
19 39 (13.78%) Big Data
20 38 (13.43%) Ruby
21 37 (13.07%) Test Automation
22 36 (12.72%) Selenium
23 35 (12.37%) OO
24 33 (11.66%) Microsoft
24 33 (11.66%) Unix
24 33 (11.66%) PowerShell
25 30 (10.60%) Scrum
25 30 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure

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 29 (10.25%) Apache Spark
2 22 (7.77%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (3.53%) Confluence
4 9 (3.18%) SAS
5 5 (1.77%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.41%) Apache
7 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.71%) Moodle
8 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Simulink
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (25.09%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (8.48%) SaaS
4 10 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (3.53%) Slack
5 9 (3.18%) Serverless
6 8 (2.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.83%) npm
7 6 (2.12%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.77%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.77%) GitHub
9 3 (1.06%) Datadog
10 2 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.71%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.71%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.71%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.18%) Wireless
2 6 (2.12%) 802.11
2 6 (2.12%) Bluetooth
2 6 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.77%) Firewall
3 5 (1.77%) Internet
4 4 (1.41%) Network Security
4 4 (1.41%) SAN
5 3 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.78%) Big Data
3 27 (9.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (6.01%) MySQL
6 16 (5.65%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.95%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.89%) MongoDB
9 10 (3.53%) SQLite
10 9 (3.18%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.12%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.12%) GIS
12 4 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.41%) DB2
12 4 (1.41%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.06%) QlikView
13 3 (1.06%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 36 (12.72%) Selenium
2 25 (8.83%) Visual Studio
3 24 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (8.13%) SpecFlow
4 23 (8.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 22 (7.77%) Git (software)
6 18 (6.36%) Jenkins
7 12 (4.24%) Bitbucket
8 11 (3.89%) Cucumber
9 10 (3.53%) git-flow
10 8 (2.83%) Artifactory
10 8 (2.83%) GoCD
10 8 (2.83%) Hudson
10 8 (2.83%) Maven
10 8 (2.83%) webpack
11 7 (2.47%) GCC
11 7 (2.47%) Vagrant
12 5 (1.77%) GitLab
12 5 (1.77%) Travis CI
13 4 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 52 (18.37%) Finance
2 16 (5.65%) Retail
3 10 (3.53%) Banking
4 6 (2.12%) Billing
5 4 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.71%) Games
6 2 (0.71%) Social Science
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Local Government
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (33.22%) Developer
2 43 (15.19%) Software Developer
2 43 (15.19%) Software Engineer
3 29 (10.25%) Python Engineer
3 29 (10.25%) Senior Developer
4 25 (8.83%) Junior
4 25 (8.83%) Senior DevOps
5 24 (8.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (8.48%) Senior Software Developer
6 22 (7.77%) .NET Developer
7 21 (7.42%) DevOps Developer
7 21 (7.42%) Full Stack Developer
8 19 (6.71%) Senior .NET Developer
9 16 (5.65%) Python Developer
10 15 (5.30%) .NET Software Developer
10 15 (5.30%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 15 (5.30%) Senior Software Engineer
10 15 (5.30%) Technical Developer
11 14 (4.95%) Lead Developer
12 13 (4.59%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (21.20%) AngularJS
2 54 (19.08%) React
3 53 (18.73%) HTML
4 46 (16.25%) CSS
5 40 (14.13%) .NET
6 30 (10.60%) HTML5
7 27 (9.54%) jQuery
7 27 (9.54%) Node.js
8 25 (8.83%) CSS3
8 25 (8.83%) LESS
9 22 (7.77%) Sass
10 17 (6.01%) NumPy
10 17 (6.01%) Pandas
10 17 (6.01%) Spring
11 15 (5.30%) Ext JS
11 15 (5.30%) Spring MVC
11 15 (5.30%) Symfony
12 11 (3.89%) Elastic Stack
12 11 (3.89%) Kafka
13 10 (3.53%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (6.36%) User Experience
3 16 (5.65%) Data Structures
4 13 (4.59%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (4.24%) Algorithms
5 12 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.83%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.12%) ASIC
7 6 (2.12%) Fintech
8 5 (1.77%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.77%) Verilog
9 4 (1.41%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.71%) VLE
11 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 73 (25.80%) Linux
2 33 (11.66%) Unix
3 11 (3.89%) Mac OS X
4 10 (3.53%) Windows
5 9 (3.18%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.41%) Android
7 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.06%) Debian
9 2 (0.71%) CentOS
10 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (24.73%) Software Engineering
3 61 (21.55%) Analytics
4 59 (20.85%) DevOps
5 47 (16.61%) Computer Science
5 47 (16.61%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (13.07%) Test Automation
7 35 (12.37%) OO
8 30 (10.60%) Scrum
9 28 (9.89%) Data Science
10 26 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (8.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 25 (8.83%) Mentoring
12 24 (8.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (8.48%) Machine Learning
12 24 (8.48%) Release Management
13 23 (8.13%) Mathematics
14 21 (7.42%) Data Analytics
14 21 (7.42%) Decision-Making
15 20 (7.07%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 115 (40.64%) Java
2 94 (33.22%) JavaScript
3 65 (22.97%) SQL
4 51 (18.02%) C#
5 38 (13.43%) Ruby
6 33 (11.66%) PowerShell
7 27 (9.54%) R
8 24 (8.48%) C++
9 20 (7.07%) C
10 19 (6.71%) PHP
11 18 (6.36%) ES6
11 18 (6.36%) Perl
12 15 (5.30%) MATLAB
12 15 (5.30%) Scala
13 9 (3.18%) Bash Shell
14 6 (2.12%) Go
15 4 (1.41%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.41%) VBA
16 3 (1.06%) Embedded C
16 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (20.14%) Degree
2 23 (8.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (4.24%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.77%) PhD
5 4 (1.41%) CEH
5 4 (1.41%) CISSP
5 4 (1.41%) GIAC
5 4 (1.41%) SSCP
6 2 (0.71%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.83%) QA
System Software
1 30 (10.60%) Docker
2 6 (2.12%) Firmware
3 3 (1.06%) HDFS
4 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (10.25%) Ansible
2 26 (9.19%) Terraform
3 23 (8.13%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (5.30%) Kubernetes
4 15 (5.30%) Puppet
5 10 (3.53%) Salt
6 7 (2.47%) Prometheus
7 6 (2.12%) Packer
8 5 (1.77%) Mesos
9 4 (1.41%) Oozie
10 2 (0.71%) Grafana
10 2 (0.71%) Kibana
10 2 (0.71%) logstash
10 2 (0.71%) Sysdig
11 1 (0.35%) Ambari
11 1 (0.35%) Consul
11 1 (0.35%) Graphite
11 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.35%) Icinga
11 1 (0.35%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 33 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.95%) Splunk
3 11 (3.89%) Oracle
3 11 (3.89%) ServiceNow
4 7 (2.47%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.47%) Google
4 7 (2.47%) Tableau
5 5 (1.77%) Cadence
5 5 (1.77%) PagerDuty
5 5 (1.77%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.77%) VMware
6 4 (1.41%) Fiserv
6 4 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.41%) Teradata
7 3 (1.06%) Cognos
8 2 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.71%) SAP
8 2 (0.71%) Twitter
8 2 (0.71%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.35%) Cloudera