Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 8 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Python 191 407 260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.38% 14.75% 9.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.09% 25.96% 18.72%
Number of salaries quoted 103 268 148
Median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -1.10% +13.75%
10th Percentile £32,850 £31,400 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £65,725
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +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 680 1,568 1,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 58.32% 56.83% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 374 1,001 888
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +5.88%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Edinburgh

Python
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Python in Edinburgh

Python
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Python in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 77 (40.31%) Java
2 71 (37.17%) AWS
3 59 (30.89%) Azure
4 55 (28.80%) Software Engineering
5 54 (28.27%) Linux
6 46 (24.08%) DevOps
7 43 (22.51%) SQL
8 42 (21.99%) JavaScript
9 40 (20.94%) Docker
10 36 (18.85%) GCP
10 36 (18.85%) Analytics
11 34 (17.80%) C#
12 29 (15.18%) Windows
13 28 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (13.61%) Bash Shell
15 25 (13.09%) Microsoft
15 25 (13.09%) Finance
16 24 (12.57%) Machine Learning
16 24 (12.57%) Big Data
16 24 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (12.04%) Kafka
17 23 (12.04%) C++
17 23 (12.04%) .NET
18 22 (11.52%) Mentoring
18 22 (11.52%) Ansible
18 22 (11.52%) Kubernetes
19 21 (10.99%) Prototyping
19 21 (10.99%) REST
19 21 (10.99%) PowerShell
20 19 (9.95%) Apache Spark

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 19 (9.95%) Apache Spark
2 9 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.14%) SAS
4 4 (2.09%) CMS
5 3 (1.57%) Apache
5 3 (1.57%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (1.57%) Luigi
5 3 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.05%) JBoss
7 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.52%) IIS
7 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.52%) nginx
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.52%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 71 (37.17%) AWS
2 59 (30.89%) Azure
3 36 (18.85%) GCP
4 16 (8.38%) Serverless
5 15 (7.85%) SaaS
6 9 (4.71%) PaaS
7 8 (4.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (4.19%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (4.19%) Office 365
8 7 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (3.66%) Power Platform
9 6 (3.14%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (2.62%) IaaS
11 4 (2.09%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (1.57%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.57%) GitHub
13 2 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (1.05%) Azure Functions
14 1 (0.52%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.19%) Firewall
2 5 (2.62%) 802.11
2 5 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.62%) WPA
3 4 (2.09%) BGP
3 4 (2.09%) Junos
3 4 (2.09%) LAN
3 4 (2.09%) MPLS
3 4 (2.09%) OSPF
3 4 (2.09%) RSVP
3 4 (2.09%) VPLS
3 4 (2.09%) WAN
4 3 (1.57%) IPv4
4 3 (1.57%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.05%) Network Security
5 2 (1.05%) Skype
6 1 (0.52%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.52%) HTTP
6 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.57%) Big Data
2 14 (7.33%) Hadoop
3 13 (6.81%) NoSQL
3 13 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.19%) MySQL
6 7 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.66%) Power BI
7 6 (3.14%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.14%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.62%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.62%) Impala
9 4 (2.09%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (2.09%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.57%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.57%) OLAP
10 3 (1.57%) OLTP
10 3 (1.57%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 17 (8.90%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.38%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.71%) Subversion
4 8 (4.19%) IBM UrbanCode
4 8 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (4.19%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.66%) Travis CI
6 4 (2.09%) LabVIEW
7 3 (1.57%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.57%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.57%) GitLab
7 3 (1.57%) Selenium
7 3 (1.57%) TestLink
8 2 (1.05%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.05%) Gatling
8 2 (1.05%) Maven
8 2 (1.05%) Mocha
8 2 (1.05%) Spock
8 2 (1.05%) Xcode
General
1 25 (13.09%) Finance
2 10 (5.24%) Games
3 5 (2.62%) Retail
3 5 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.57%) Advertising
4 3 (1.57%) Banking
4 3 (1.57%) Marketing
5 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (20.94%) Software Engineer
2 37 (19.37%) Developer
3 20 (10.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (9.95%) Consultant
5 14 (7.33%) Data Engineer
6 13 (6.81%) Python Engineer
7 11 (5.76%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (5.24%) Engineering Manager
8 10 (5.24%) Lead Software Engineer
8 10 (5.24%) Software Engineering Manager
8 10 (5.24%) Software Manager
9 8 (4.19%) DevOps Consultant
9 8 (4.19%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (4.19%) Graduate
9 8 (4.19%) Python Developer
9 8 (4.19%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.66%) Architect
10 7 (3.66%) Python Software Engineer
10 7 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (3.14%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.04%) .NET
1 23 (12.04%) Kafka
2 21 (10.99%) REST
3 16 (8.38%) HTML
3 16 (8.38%) Node.js
4 13 (6.81%) GraphQL
4 13 (6.81%) React Native
5 12 (6.28%) React
6 10 (5.24%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.24%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (4.71%) Django
7 9 (4.71%) HTML5
7 9 (4.71%) Web Services
8 7 (3.66%) CSS
9 6 (3.14%) RESTful
10 5 (2.62%) 802.1X
10 5 (2.62%) Flask
10 5 (2.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 4 (2.09%) Flutter
11 4 (2.09%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.90%) Algorithms
3 10 (5.24%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (4.71%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.62%) ASIC
5 5 (2.62%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.62%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.62%) Mobile Games
6 4 (2.09%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.09%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.05%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) Animation
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.52%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.52%) PKI
9 1 (0.52%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (28.27%) Linux
2 29 (15.18%) Windows
3 10 (5.24%) Unix
4 7 (3.66%) Mesosphere
5 6 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.62%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (2.62%) OpenWrt
7 4 (2.09%) Android
7 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.80%) Software Engineering
2 46 (24.08%) DevOps
3 36 (18.85%) Analytics
4 28 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (12.57%) Machine Learning
6 22 (11.52%) Mentoring
7 21 (10.99%) Prototyping
8 19 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (9.95%) Mobile Development
9 18 (9.42%) Microservices
10 16 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (8.38%) Data Engineering
10 16 (8.38%) Data Science
11 15 (7.85%) Data Management
11 15 (7.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 14 (7.33%) Decision-Making
12 14 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (7.33%) Web Development
13 13 (6.81%) Infrastructure as Code
13 13 (6.81%) Product Backlog
Programming Languages
1 77 (40.31%) Java
2 43 (22.51%) SQL
3 42 (21.99%) JavaScript
4 34 (17.80%) C#
5 26 (13.61%) Bash Shell
6 23 (12.04%) C++
7 21 (10.99%) PowerShell
8 16 (8.38%) C
8 16 (8.38%) R
8 16 (8.38%) Scala
9 14 (7.33%) Go
10 13 (6.81%) Dart
10 13 (6.81%) Kotlin
11 12 (6.28%) Apple Swift
11 12 (6.28%) Objective-C
11 12 (6.28%) Ruby
12 11 (5.76%) Perl
13 8 (4.19%) MATLAB
14 7 (3.66%) PHP
15 6 (3.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (7.85%) Degree
2 6 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (3.14%) PhD
3 4 (2.09%) CCNA
3 4 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.09%) JNCIA
4 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.52%) MCSE
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.57%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (20.94%) Docker
2 12 (6.28%) Firmware
3 6 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.52%) KVM
6 1 (0.52%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (11.52%) Ansible
1 22 (11.52%) Kubernetes
2 15 (7.85%) Puppet
3 11 (5.76%) Terraform
4 9 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.71%) Prometheus
5 8 (4.19%) Consul
6 7 (3.66%) Automic
7 4 (2.09%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.57%) Oozie
8 3 (1.57%) SCCM
9 2 (1.05%) Nagios
10 1 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.52%) Kibana
10 1 (0.52%) logstash
10 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.52%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.52%) SCOM
10 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (13.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.33%) Google
3 13 (6.81%) Splunk
4 11 (5.76%) Databricks
5 7 (3.66%) Oracle
5 7 (3.66%) VMware
6 5 (2.62%) Tableau
7 4 (2.09%) Talend
8 3 (1.57%) Informatica
8 3 (1.57%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.57%) Teradata
9 2 (1.05%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.05%) Perforce
9 2 (1.05%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (1.05%) Veritas
10 1 (0.52%) F5
10 1 (0.52%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.52%) Logi
10 1 (0.52%) New Relic
10 1 (0.52%) Xamarin