Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 16 73
Rank change year-on-year -7 +57 -34
Permanent jobs citing Python 221 242 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.38% 10.91% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.95% 18.22% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 140 118 52
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +20.44% -23.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,125 £26,375
90th Percentile £66,375 £70,000 £55,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -16.67%

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 1,304 1,328 1,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 49.43% 59.85% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 885 840 682
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -3.49% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £63,750 £60,900
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%

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 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 81 (36.65%) Java
2 72 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (30.32%) Linux
4 63 (28.51%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (28.51%) DevOps
5 59 (26.70%) Software Engineering
6 58 (26.24%) JavaScript
7 51 (23.08%) SQL
8 44 (19.91%) C++
9 42 (19.00%) Windows
10 41 (18.55%) Ruby
11 40 (18.10%) Ansible
12 37 (16.74%) Bash Shell
12 37 (16.74%) C#
12 37 (16.74%) Data Science
13 36 (16.29%) Machine Learning
14 32 (14.48%) Finance
15 31 (14.03%) Docker
15 31 (14.03%) Analytics
16 30 (13.57%) Degree
17 29 (13.12%) PostgreSQL
17 29 (13.12%) Jenkins
17 29 (13.12%) Puppet
18 27 (12.22%) PowerShell
19 26 (11.76%) Computer Science
20 25 (11.31%) Git (software)
20 25 (11.31%) Microsoft Azure
20 25 (11.31%) Opscode Chef
21 23 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (9.95%) SaaS

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 15 (6.79%) Apache Spark
2 12 (5.43%) SAS
3 8 (3.62%) Apache
4 5 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.81%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.36%) JBoss
7 2 (0.90%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.90%) nginx
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.45%) CMS
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) Moodle
8 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.45%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 63 (28.51%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (11.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (9.95%) SaaS
4 20 (9.05%) IaaS
4 20 (9.05%) PaaS
5 12 (5.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (4.07%) NuGet
8 6 (2.71%) Amazon S3
9 5 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.36%) npm
11 2 (0.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.90%) Serverless
12 1 (0.45%) Akamai
12 1 (0.45%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.62%) DNS
2 6 (2.71%) HTTP
3 5 (2.26%) Firewall
3 5 (2.26%) Network Security
4 3 (1.36%) DHCP
4 3 (1.36%) Internet
4 3 (1.36%) SMTP
5 2 (0.90%) FTP
5 2 (0.90%) SNMP
5 2 (0.90%) SSH
5 2 (0.90%) SSL
5 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.45%) BGP
6 1 (0.45%) DMZ
6 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.45%) MPLS
6 1 (0.45%) VPN
6 1 (0.45%) WAN
6 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.12%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (8.14%) Relational Database
2 18 (8.14%) SQL Server
3 16 (7.24%) Big Data
3 16 (7.24%) Hadoop
4 15 (6.79%) MySQL
4 15 (6.79%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 14 (6.33%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.52%) HBase
7 8 (3.62%) Redis
8 6 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.26%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.81%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.36%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.90%) GIS
12 2 (0.90%) Spatial Data
13 1 (0.45%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 29 (13.12%) Jenkins
2 25 (11.31%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.79%) Selenium
4 10 (4.52%) Maven
5 9 (4.07%) Artifactory
5 9 (4.07%) Bugzilla
5 9 (4.07%) CMake
5 9 (4.07%) MSBuild
5 9 (4.07%) Phabricator
5 9 (4.07%) Ranorex
5 9 (4.07%) SonarQube
6 8 (3.62%) Subversion
7 7 (3.17%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.81%) JIRA
9 3 (1.36%) NUnit
9 3 (1.36%) webpack
10 2 (0.90%) Codeship
10 2 (0.90%) Grunt
10 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (14.48%) Finance
2 10 (4.52%) Retail
3 6 (2.71%) Banking
4 5 (2.26%) Games
5 4 (1.81%) Private Banking
5 4 (1.81%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 58 (26.24%) Software Engineer
2 26 (11.76%) Developer
3 25 (11.31%) Data Scientist
4 19 (8.60%) Python Engineer
5 17 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 16 (7.24%) Python Software Engineer
7 15 (6.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (5.88%) Test Engineer
9 12 (5.43%) Analyst
9 12 (5.43%) Consultant
9 12 (5.43%) Development Engineer
10 11 (4.98%) Architect
11 10 (4.52%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.52%) Software Development Engineer
11 10 (4.52%) Software Test Engineer
11 10 (4.52%) Test Development Engineer
12 9 (4.07%) Cloud Architect
12 9 (4.07%) Data Analyst
12 9 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
13 8 (3.62%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.95%) .NET
2 19 (8.60%) CSS
2 19 (8.60%) React
3 18 (8.14%) HTML
3 18 (8.14%) REST
4 17 (7.69%) Node.js
5 16 (7.24%) AngularJS
6 14 (6.33%) GraphQL
7 13 (5.88%) JSON
8 12 (5.43%) Web Services
9 9 (4.07%) Sass
10 7 (3.17%) WPF
11 6 (2.71%) Django
11 6 (2.71%) HTML5
11 6 (2.71%) jQuery
11 6 (2.71%) Kafka
11 6 (2.71%) LESS
11 6 (2.71%) RESTful
12 5 (2.26%) MLlib
12 5 (2.26%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 17 (7.69%) User Experience
4 14 (6.33%) Algorithms
5 11 (4.98%) Virtual Team
6 9 (4.07%) Enterprise Cloud
6 9 (4.07%) Robotics
7 5 (2.26%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.81%) Fintech
9 3 (1.36%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.36%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.90%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.90%) Clustering
10 2 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 67 (30.32%) Linux
2 42 (19.00%) Windows
3 15 (6.79%) CentOS
4 13 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.07%) Debian
5 9 (4.07%) Unix
6 8 (3.62%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.26%) Android
7 5 (2.26%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.81%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.36%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.51%) DevOps
3 59 (26.70%) Software Engineering
4 37 (16.74%) Data Science
5 36 (16.29%) Machine Learning
6 31 (14.03%) Analytics
7 21 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (9.50%) Statistics
8 20 (9.05%) Test Automation
9 19 (8.60%) Data Analytics
9 19 (8.60%) Visualisation
10 16 (7.24%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (6.33%) Mathematics
11 14 (6.33%) TDD
12 12 (5.43%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.98%) Configuration Management
13 11 (4.98%) ETL
13 11 (4.98%) Project Management
14 10 (4.52%) Business Analysis
14 10 (4.52%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 81 (36.65%) Java
2 58 (26.24%) JavaScript
3 51 (23.08%) SQL
4 44 (19.91%) C++
5 41 (18.55%) Ruby
6 37 (16.74%) Bash Shell
6 37 (16.74%) C#
7 27 (12.22%) PowerShell
8 21 (9.50%) Perl
8 21 (9.50%) R
9 20 (9.05%) C
10 16 (7.24%) PHP
11 9 (4.07%) VBA
12 8 (3.62%) VB
12 8 (3.62%) VB.NET
13 7 (3.17%) Go
14 6 (2.71%) Scala
15 5 (2.26%) Apple Swift
15 5 (2.26%) ES6
15 5 (2.26%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 30 (13.57%) Degree
2 15 (6.79%) AWS Certification
3 11 (4.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (4.07%) PhD
5 4 (1.81%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.90%) CEH
6 2 (0.90%) CISSP
6 2 (0.90%) GIAC
6 2 (0.90%) GPEN
6 2 (0.90%) OSCP
7 1 (0.45%) CCFE
7 1 (0.45%) CCNA
7 1 (0.45%) CCNP
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.45%) GCFA
7 1 (0.45%) GCIH
7 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.33%) QA
2 12 (5.43%) GCP
3 6 (2.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.90%) GDPR
4 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) BS7666
5 1 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.45%) EMIR
5 1 (0.45%) FATCA
5 1 (0.45%) MiFID
5 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (14.03%) Docker
2 6 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.90%) HDFS
3 2 (0.90%) KVM
3 2 (0.90%) NFS
3 2 (0.90%) vCloud
3 2 (0.90%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) Firmware
4 1 (0.45%) Squid
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 40 (18.10%) Ansible
2 29 (13.12%) Puppet
3 25 (11.31%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.17%) Kubernetes
4 7 (3.17%) Terraform
5 2 (0.90%) Nagios
5 2 (0.90%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.90%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.45%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.45%) Cacti
6 1 (0.45%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.45%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.45%) Kibana
6 1 (0.45%) logstash
6 1 (0.45%) Mesos
6 1 (0.45%) Nessus
6 1 (0.45%) Nmap
6 1 (0.45%) Oozie
6 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 17 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.88%) Oracle
3 9 (4.07%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.62%) Splunk
4 8 (3.62%) VMware
5 6 (2.71%) Tableau
6 3 (1.36%) Cisco
6 3 (1.36%) Sybase
7 2 (0.90%) F5
7 2 (0.90%) Google
7 2 (0.90%) Informatica
7 2 (0.90%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.45%) Apple
8 1 (0.45%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.45%) CA
8 1 (0.45%) ESRI
8 1 (0.45%) FactSet
8 1 (0.45%) Juniper
8 1 (0.45%) Perforce
8 1 (0.45%) Vertica