Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 20 18
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 +37
Permanent jobs citing Python 406 254 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.96% 9.43% 10.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.24% 18.49% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 261 142 131
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,400 £32,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 1,547 1,374 1,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 57.00% 51.00% 60.06%
Number of salaries quoted 985 880 913
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -8.05%
10th Percentile £28,350 £28,250 £28,323
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% -

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 2019.

Salary histogram for Python in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 143 (35.22%) Java
2 137 (33.74%) JavaScript
3 135 (33.25%) Linux
3 135 (33.25%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (31.53%) SQL
5 117 (28.82%) Finance
6 116 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 106 (26.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 95 (23.40%) Software Engineering
9 93 (22.91%) Degree
10 83 (20.44%) Analytics
11 80 (19.70%) DevOps
12 74 (18.23%) Computer Science
13 67 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
14 65 (16.01%) C++
15 64 (15.76%) R
16 58 (14.29%) Big Data
17 56 (13.79%) Test Automation
18 54 (13.30%) Visualisation
18 54 (13.30%) .NET
18 54 (13.30%) Business Intelligence
19 52 (12.81%) Ruby
19 52 (12.81%) Terraform
20 51 (12.56%) Data Science
21 49 (12.07%) Mathematics
22 48 (11.82%) Opscode Chef
23 47 (11.58%) Docker
23 47 (11.58%) HTML
24 46 (11.33%) CSS
24 46 (11.33%) Microsoft

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 38 (9.36%) Apache Spark
2 21 (5.17%) SAS
3 14 (3.45%) Apache
4 12 (2.96%) Confluence
5 9 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.23%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.23%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.74%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.49%) Drupal
8 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.25%) JBoss
9 1 (0.25%) lighttpd
9 1 (0.25%) Moodle
9 1 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
1 3 (0.74%) Simulink
2 2 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 116 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (26.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (9.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (4.68%) SaaS
5 17 (4.19%) Azure Stack
5 17 (4.19%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (4.19%) IBM Cloud
6 13 (3.20%) Serverless
7 12 (2.96%) Power Platform
8 11 (2.71%) npm
9 8 (1.97%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (1.97%) Datadog
10 6 (1.48%) GitHub
11 4 (0.99%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.99%) BlazeMeter
11 4 (0.99%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.99%) Sauce Labs
12 3 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.22%) Firewall
2 6 (1.48%) Broadband
3 5 (1.23%) 2G
3 5 (1.23%) 3G
3 5 (1.23%) 4G
3 5 (1.23%) 5G
3 5 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (1.23%) Network Security
3 5 (1.23%) OpenFlow
3 5 (1.23%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (0.99%) HTTP
4 4 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.74%) Internet
5 3 (0.74%) SAN
6 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.25%) FTP
7 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.25%) SSL
7 1 (0.25%) Wireless
7 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.29%) Big Data
2 44 (10.84%) PostgreSQL
3 42 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 29 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 26 (6.40%) Relational Database
6 22 (5.42%) Hadoop
7 20 (4.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (4.93%) SQL Server
8 18 (4.43%) MySQL
9 15 (3.69%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.96%) Power BI
11 10 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (2.46%) QlikView
12 9 (2.22%) Couchbase
13 8 (1.97%) Mixpanel
14 7 (1.72%) GIS
15 6 (1.48%) Amazon Athena
15 6 (1.48%) Amazon Aurora
15 6 (1.48%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.48%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 40 (9.85%) Jenkins
2 38 (9.36%) Selenium
3 21 (5.17%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (4.43%) Visual Studio
6 17 (4.19%) Cucumber
6 17 (4.19%) JIRA
7 12 (2.96%) Hudson
8 11 (2.71%) Appium
9 10 (2.46%) PhantomJS
10 9 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (2.22%) webpack
11 8 (1.97%) Ant
11 8 (1.97%) Apache Ivy
11 8 (1.97%) gulp
12 7 (1.72%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.48%) Artifactory
13 6 (1.48%) GoCD
13 6 (1.48%) SpecFlow
14 5 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 117 (28.82%) Finance
2 45 (11.08%) Banking
3 36 (8.87%) Retail
4 14 (3.45%) Marketing
5 12 (2.96%) Electronics
5 12 (2.96%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.23%) Legal
7 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.74%) Private Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Social Science
9 2 (0.49%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 109 (26.85%) Developer
2 46 (11.33%) Analyst
3 36 (8.87%) Software Engineer
4 35 (8.62%) Data Engineer
5 32 (7.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 31 (7.64%) Software Developer
7 27 (6.65%) Senior Developer
8 22 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 20 (4.93%) Python Engineer
10 19 (4.68%) Consultant
10 19 (4.68%) Data Scientist
10 19 (4.68%) Security Engineer
10 19 (4.68%) Senior Software Developer
11 18 (4.43%) AWS Engineer
11 18 (4.43%) Python Developer
12 17 (4.19%) Support Engineer
13 14 (3.45%) Data Analyst
13 14 (3.45%) Senior DevOps
14 13 (3.20%) Java Developer
14 13 (3.20%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (13.30%) .NET
2 47 (11.58%) HTML
3 46 (11.33%) CSS
4 35 (8.62%) AngularJS
5 33 (8.13%) Node.js
6 31 (7.64%) React
7 29 (7.14%) REST
8 21 (5.17%) jQuery
9 19 (4.68%) JSON
10 18 (4.43%) RESTful
11 15 (3.69%) Pandas
11 15 (3.69%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (3.45%) Spring
13 13 (3.20%) Elastic Stack
13 13 (3.20%) HTML5
13 13 (3.20%) Web Services
14 12 (2.96%) NumPy
15 11 (2.71%) CSS3
15 11 (2.71%) scikit-learn
16 10 (2.46%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.16%) Public Cloud
3 23 (5.67%) User Experience
4 20 (4.93%) Robotics
5 18 (4.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 15 (3.69%) Algorithms
7 13 (3.20%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.96%) Credit Risk
8 12 (2.96%) Derivative
8 12 (2.96%) Hedge funds
8 12 (2.96%) Market Risk
9 10 (2.46%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.22%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.72%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 135 (33.25%) Linux
2 43 (10.59%) Windows
3 42 (10.34%) Unix
4 9 (2.22%) CentOS
5 8 (1.97%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.72%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Debian
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (33.25%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (23.40%) Software Engineering
3 83 (20.44%) Analytics
4 80 (19.70%) DevOps
5 74 (18.23%) Computer Science
6 67 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
7 56 (13.79%) Test Automation
8 54 (13.30%) Business Intelligence
8 54 (13.30%) Visualisation
9 51 (12.56%) Data Science
10 49 (12.07%) Mathematics
11 42 (10.34%) Machine Learning
12 40 (9.85%) Physics
13 38 (9.36%) Scrum
14 36 (8.87%) Artificial Intelligence
15 35 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
17 31 (7.64%) Fintech
18 29 (7.14%) Data Analytics
19 28 (6.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 143 (35.22%) Java
2 137 (33.74%) JavaScript
3 128 (31.53%) SQL
4 65 (16.01%) C++
5 64 (15.76%) R
6 52 (12.81%) Ruby
7 42 (10.34%) Bash Shell
7 42 (10.34%) PowerShell
8 35 (8.62%) C#
9 24 (5.91%) Groovy
10 23 (5.67%) MATLAB
10 23 (5.67%) Shell Script
11 19 (4.68%) Scala
12 18 (4.43%) ES6
12 18 (4.43%) PHP
13 16 (3.94%) C
13 16 (3.94%) Perl
14 15 (3.69%) TypeScript
15 13 (3.20%) VBA
16 12 (2.96%) Go
Qualifications
1 93 (22.91%) Degree
2 30 (7.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (3.94%) PhD
4 12 (2.96%) CFA
5 8 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.74%) CEH
6 3 (0.74%) CISSP
6 3 (0.74%) GIAC
6 3 (0.74%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.74%) SSCP
7 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.90%) QA
2 12 (2.96%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.49%) FedRAMP
3 2 (0.49%) GDPR
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (11.58%) Docker
2 6 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.49%) Firmware
5 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (12.81%) Terraform
2 48 (11.82%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (8.62%) Kubernetes
4 28 (6.90%) Ansible
5 17 (4.19%) Puppet
6 8 (1.97%) Consul
7 5 (1.23%) Ambari
8 4 (0.99%) CA Service Virtualization
8 4 (0.99%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.49%) Packer
10 1 (0.25%) Cacti
10 1 (0.25%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.25%) Graphite
10 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.25%) Icinga
10 1 (0.25%) Kibana
10 1 (0.25%) TADDM
10 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (11.33%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.10%) Google
3 31 (7.64%) Splunk
4 23 (5.67%) Tableau
5 18 (4.43%) IBM
6 14 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 14 (3.45%) ServiceNow
7 10 (2.46%) CyberArk
7 10 (2.46%) Symantec
8 9 (2.22%) Informatica
8 9 (2.22%) Oracle
9 8 (1.97%) Micro Focus
9 8 (1.97%) Perfecto Mobile
9 8 (1.97%) VMware
10 7 (1.72%) SAP
11 5 (1.23%) CA
12 4 (0.99%) Databricks
12 4 (0.99%) PagerDuty
13 3 (0.74%) ESRI
13 3 (0.74%) Mapbox