Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 23 32
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Python 289 254 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.36% 9.35% 6.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.55% 15.42% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 153 143 86
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £30,150 £26,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +10.00%

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 1,341 1,647 1,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 52.69% 60.62% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 817 1,025 771
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 134 (46.37%) Java
2 118 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (31.49%) JavaScript
4 90 (31.14%) Software Engineering
5 78 (26.99%) Amazon AWS
6 71 (24.57%) Linux
7 70 (24.22%) DevOps
8 67 (23.18%) AngularJS
9 65 (22.49%) Analytics
10 61 (21.11%) SQL
11 59 (20.42%) React
12 54 (18.69%) Finance
13 53 (18.34%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (17.65%) Degree
14 51 (17.65%) Computer Science
15 49 (16.96%) HTML
16 47 (16.26%) CSS
17 46 (15.92%) Ruby
18 45 (15.57%) C#
19 41 (14.19%) Ansible
19 41 (14.19%) Test Automation
20 40 (13.84%) Big Data
21 39 (13.49%) Node.js
21 39 (13.49%) OO
22 35 (12.11%) SQL Server
22 35 (12.11%) Mentoring
23 34 (11.76%) Git (software)
23 34 (11.76%) Selenium
23 34 (11.76%) Data Science
24 33 (11.42%) Scrum

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 33 (11.42%) Apache Spark
2 18 (6.23%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (4.15%) Confluence
4 10 (3.46%) SAS
5 8 (2.77%) Apache Pig
6 7 (2.42%) Apache
7 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.69%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.69%) JBoss
9 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Simulink
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 78 (26.99%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.92%) SaaS
4 12 (4.15%) Slack
5 11 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (3.81%) Serverless
6 9 (3.11%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (3.11%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.77%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.77%) npm
8 6 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.04%) GitHub
10 3 (1.04%) Google Analytics
10 3 (1.04%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.69%) Datadog
11 2 (0.69%) Sumo Logic
11 2 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.46%) Internet
2 6 (2.08%) Firewall
3 4 (1.38%) Network Security
4 3 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.04%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.35%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.84%) Big Data
2 35 (12.11%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 22 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (7.27%) MySQL
5 21 (7.27%) NoSQL
6 16 (5.54%) Hadoop
6 16 (5.54%) MongoDB
7 12 (4.15%) SQLite
8 10 (3.46%) Apache Hive
9 7 (2.42%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.08%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.73%) DB2
12 4 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 34 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 34 (11.76%) Selenium
2 20 (6.92%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (6.57%) Visual Studio
4 18 (6.23%) Visual Studio Team System
5 16 (5.54%) SpecFlow
6 14 (4.84%) Bitbucket
7 12 (4.15%) Cucumber
7 12 (4.15%) git-flow
8 9 (3.11%) Maven
9 7 (2.42%) GitLab
9 7 (2.42%) webpack
10 6 (2.08%) JIRA
11 5 (1.73%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.73%) GoCD
11 5 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.73%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.73%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.38%) Travis CI
General
1 54 (18.69%) Finance
2 12 (4.15%) Banking
3 10 (3.46%) Retail
4 6 (2.08%) Billing
5 5 (1.73%) Marketing
6 4 (1.38%) Games
7 3 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.69%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 72 (24.91%) Developer
2 60 (20.76%) Software Engineer
3 26 (9.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (9.00%) Software Developer
4 24 (8.30%) Python Engineer
5 22 (7.61%) Senior Developer
6 21 (7.27%) Full Stack Developer
7 20 (6.92%) Senior Software Developer
8 19 (6.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 18 (6.23%) Junior
10 16 (5.54%) Senior DevOps
11 15 (5.19%) Data Scientist
12 14 (4.84%) Python Software Engineer
13 13 (4.50%) .NET Developer
13 13 (4.50%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (4.50%) Technical Developer
14 12 (4.15%) DevOps Developer
14 12 (4.15%) Python Developer
15 11 (3.81%) Automation Engineer
15 11 (3.81%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (23.18%) AngularJS
2 59 (20.42%) React
3 49 (16.96%) HTML
4 47 (16.26%) CSS
5 39 (13.49%) Node.js
6 31 (10.73%) .NET
6 31 (10.73%) HTML5
6 31 (10.73%) jQuery
7 28 (9.69%) CSS3
7 28 (9.69%) LESS
8 23 (7.96%) Sass
9 18 (6.23%) Kafka
10 17 (5.88%) Spring
11 16 (5.54%) Ext JS
11 16 (5.54%) Spring MVC
12 13 (4.50%) NumPy
12 13 (4.50%) Pandas
13 11 (3.81%) Web Services
14 10 (3.46%) REST
14 10 (3.46%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 23 (7.96%) User Experience
3 16 (5.54%) Data Structures
4 14 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.15%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (3.11%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (3.11%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.77%) Cloud Native
8 8 (2.77%) Fintech
9 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.73%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.04%) Verilog
12 2 (0.69%) Blog
12 2 (0.69%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.35%) Analytical Mindset
13 1 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 71 (24.57%) Linux
2 23 (7.96%) Unix
3 10 (3.46%) CentOS
3 10 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.11%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.42%) Windows
6 6 (2.08%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.69%) Debian
8 1 (0.35%) Android
8 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (31.14%) Software Engineering
3 70 (24.22%) DevOps
4 65 (22.49%) Analytics
5 53 (18.34%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (14.19%) Test Automation
7 39 (13.49%) OO
8 35 (12.11%) Mentoring
9 34 (11.76%) Data Science
10 33 (11.42%) Scrum
11 28 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (9.00%) Machine Learning
13 25 (8.65%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (7.27%) Configuration Management
15 20 (6.92%) BDD
15 20 (6.92%) Data Analytics
15 20 (6.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 20 (6.92%) TDD
16 19 (6.57%) MVC
17 18 (6.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (46.37%) Java
2 91 (31.49%) JavaScript
3 61 (21.11%) SQL
4 46 (15.92%) Ruby
5 45 (15.57%) C#
6 28 (9.69%) PowerShell
7 26 (9.00%) R
8 22 (7.61%) C++
9 21 (7.27%) ES6
9 21 (7.27%) PHP
10 16 (5.54%) Bash Shell
10 16 (5.54%) MATLAB
11 14 (4.84%) C
12 12 (4.15%) Scala
13 10 (3.46%) Perl
14 8 (2.77%) Go
15 5 (1.73%) VBA
16 3 (1.04%) Embedded C
16 3 (1.04%) Java 8
16 3 (1.04%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 51 (17.65%) Degree
2 31 (10.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.73%) PhD
4 4 (1.38%) CEH
4 4 (1.38%) CISSP
4 4 (1.38%) GIAC
4 4 (1.38%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.38%) SSCP
5 2 (0.69%) GPEN
5 2 (0.69%) GWAPT
5 2 (0.69%) OSCE
5 2 (0.69%) OSCP
6 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (10.38%) Docker
2 6 (2.08%) HDFS
3 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (14.19%) Ansible
2 30 (10.38%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (10.03%) Terraform
4 23 (7.96%) Puppet
5 13 (4.50%) Kubernetes
6 12 (4.15%) Salt
7 7 (2.42%) Oozie
8 6 (2.08%) Packer
9 5 (1.73%) Mesos
10 3 (1.04%) Cacti
10 3 (1.04%) Capistrano
10 3 (1.04%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.69%) Grafana
11 2 (0.69%) Kibana
11 2 (0.69%) logstash
11 2 (0.69%) Sysdig
12 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.35%) Graphite
12 1 (0.35%) Icinga
12 1 (0.35%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 24 (8.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.84%) Oracle
3 9 (3.11%) Atlassian
3 9 (3.11%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.42%) Splunk
5 6 (2.08%) Google
5 6 (2.08%) VMware
6 5 (1.73%) Tableau
6 5 (1.73%) Teradata
7 4 (1.38%) Cognos
8 3 (1.04%) Cadence
8 3 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.04%) Perforce
8 3 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.04%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.04%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.69%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.69%) F5
9 2 (0.69%) Informatica
9 2 (0.69%) SaltStack