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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 14 54 34
Rank change year-on-year +40 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Python 126 41 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.18% 3.07% 5.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.24% 7.45% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 56 26 61
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 655 550 619
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 58.12% 41.17% 46.13%
Number of salaries quoted 401 376 443
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,650 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Edinburgh

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 77 (39.49%) Java
2 68 (34.87%) Linux
3 59 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (25.64%) SQL
5 48 (24.62%) Finance
6 44 (22.56%) Hadoop
7 43 (22.05%) Software Engineering
8 41 (21.03%) Analytics
9 36 (18.46%) Degree
10 34 (17.44%) Windows
11 29 (14.87%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (14.87%) PowerShell
12 28 (14.36%) Ruby
12 28 (14.36%) Open Source
12 28 (14.36%) Machine Learning
13 27 (13.85%) R
13 27 (13.85%) C#
14 26 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
15 25 (12.82%) TDD
16 24 (12.31%) C++
16 24 (12.31%) SAS
16 24 (12.31%) VMware
16 24 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (12.31%) Puppet
17 23 (11.79%) Apache Hive
18 22 (11.28%) Bash Shell
18 22 (11.28%) Big Data
18 22 (11.28%) Workflow
18 22 (11.28%) JavaScript
18 22 (11.28%) 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 24 (12.31%) SAS
2 15 (7.69%) Apache
2 15 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.67%) JBoss
4 12 (6.15%) Apache Pig
5 11 (5.64%) IIS
6 5 (2.56%) nginx
7 3 (1.54%) Confluence
7 3 (1.54%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.03%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.51%) Tornado
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.54%) MS Office
2 2 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.62%) SaaS
3 5 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.05%) GitHub
4 4 (2.05%) Slack
5 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.03%) G Suite
6 2 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.03%) IaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.67%) NAS
1 13 (6.67%) SAN
2 10 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.13%) WAN
3 9 (4.62%) iSCSI
4 7 (3.59%) Firewall
5 6 (3.08%) HTTP
6 5 (2.56%) DNS
7 4 (2.05%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.54%) DHCP
9 1 (0.51%) LAN
9 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.56%) Hadoop
2 29 (14.87%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (11.79%) Apache Hive
4 22 (11.28%) Big Data
4 22 (11.28%) MySQL
5 20 (10.26%) MongoDB
6 14 (7.18%) Relational Database
7 13 (6.67%) Data Mining
7 13 (6.67%) Neo4j
7 13 (6.67%) NoSQL
7 13 (6.67%) Pentaho
8 8 (4.10%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.56%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.54%) Cloudera CDH
10 3 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.54%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 2 (1.03%) BigQuery
11 2 (1.03%) GIS
11 2 (1.03%) Redis
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (11.28%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (3.59%) Selenium
3 7 (3.59%) Subversion
4 6 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.56%) JIRA
6 4 (2.05%) Travis CI
7 3 (1.54%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.54%) GCC
7 3 (1.54%) Maven
7 3 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.03%) Ant
8 2 (1.03%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.03%) MSI
8 2 (1.03%) NuGet
8 2 (1.03%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.03%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.51%) FogBugz
9 1 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 48 (24.62%) Finance
2 13 (6.67%) Games
3 12 (6.15%) Legal
4 6 (3.08%) Banking
4 6 (3.08%) Marketing
4 6 (3.08%) Retail
5 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (24.10%) Developer
2 30 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 22 (11.28%) Data Scientist
3 22 (11.28%) Python Developer
4 19 (9.74%) Java Developer
5 18 (9.23%) Tester
6 12 (6.15%) Manual Tester
6 12 (6.15%) Test Engineer
7 11 (5.64%) Analyst
7 11 (5.64%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (5.13%) Applications Developer
8 10 (5.13%) Consultant
8 10 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (5.13%) Web Applications Developer
9 9 (4.62%) Security Tester
9 9 (4.62%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.10%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 8 (4.10%) Python Web Developer
10 8 (4.10%) Senior Consultant
10 8 (4.10%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.77%) Web Services
2 17 (8.72%) AngularJS
2 17 (8.72%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (8.72%) XML
3 16 (8.21%) .NET
4 15 (7.69%) HTML
4 15 (7.69%) Spring
5 14 (7.18%) CSS
6 13 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
6 13 (6.67%) Drools
6 13 (6.67%) Java EE
6 13 (6.67%) jBPM
7 12 (6.15%) Apache Camel
8 11 (5.64%) jQuery
9 10 (5.13%) JSON
9 10 (5.13%) Natural Language Processing
10 9 (4.62%) Django
10 9 (4.62%) LAMP
11 8 (4.10%) Middleware
11 8 (4.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.21%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.59%) User Experience
4 4 (2.05%) Blog
4 4 (2.05%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.03%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.03%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.51%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 68 (34.87%) Linux
2 34 (17.44%) Windows
3 16 (8.21%) Unix
4 12 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (6.15%) Solaris
4 12 (6.15%) Ubuntu
4 12 (6.15%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.54%) CentOS
6 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.05%) Software Engineering
3 41 (21.03%) Analytics
4 28 (14.36%) Machine Learning
4 28 (14.36%) Open Source
5 25 (12.82%) TDD
6 22 (11.28%) Workflow
7 19 (9.74%) SDLC
8 18 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (9.23%) Project Management
9 17 (8.72%) OO
10 16 (8.21%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 16 (8.21%) Data Analysis
11 15 (7.69%) Functional Testing
11 15 (7.69%) KYC
11 15 (7.69%) Microservices
12 14 (7.18%) SOA
13 13 (6.67%) Change Control
13 13 (6.67%) Configuration Management
13 13 (6.67%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 77 (39.49%) Java
2 50 (25.64%) SQL
3 29 (14.87%) PowerShell
4 28 (14.36%) Ruby
5 27 (13.85%) C#
5 27 (13.85%) R
6 24 (12.31%) C++
7 22 (11.28%) Bash Shell
7 22 (11.28%) JavaScript
8 21 (10.77%) PHP
9 16 (8.21%) C
10 15 (7.69%) Perl
11 13 (6.67%) Scala
12 10 (5.13%) VB
13 9 (4.62%) PL/SQL
14 6 (3.08%) GraphQL
15 2 (1.03%) VBA
15 2 (1.03%) VBScript
16 1 (0.51%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.51%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 36 (18.46%) Degree
2 10 (5.13%) CREST Certified
3 9 (4.62%) ISEB
4 6 (3.08%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.05%) RHCE
7 3 (1.54%) PhD
8 2 (1.03%) NCDA
8 2 (1.03%) NCIE
8 2 (1.03%) VCAP
8 2 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.51%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.13%) Docker
3 8 (4.10%) HDFS
4 6 (3.08%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.56%) vSphere
6 4 (2.05%) Varnish
7 2 (1.03%) vCloud
7 2 (1.03%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.51%) Firmware
8 1 (0.51%) KVM
8 1 (0.51%) XenApp
8 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (12.31%) Puppet
3 13 (6.67%) Ansible
4 12 (6.15%) Ambari
5 8 (4.10%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (3.59%) Check_MK
6 7 (3.59%) Nagios
7 4 (2.05%) Capistrano
8 3 (1.54%) yum
9 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.03%) PowerCLI
9 2 (1.03%) vRealize
10 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (12.31%) VMware
2 14 (7.18%) Red Hat
3 13 (6.67%) Talend
4 11 (5.64%) Perforce
5 10 (5.13%) Citrix
6 9 (4.62%) Brocade
6 9 (4.62%) Cisco
6 9 (4.62%) Palo Alto
6 9 (4.62%) Percona
6 9 (4.62%) Riverbed
7 8 (4.10%) Oracle
8 7 (3.59%) Cloudera
9 6 (3.08%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.54%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.54%) F5
10 3 (1.54%) Tableau
11 2 (1.03%) Google
11 2 (1.03%) Netezza
11 2 (1.03%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.03%) Splunk
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