Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 23 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 237 249 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.44% 9.52% 5.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.47% 15.36% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 124 129 77
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -9.09% +25.71%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,750 £58,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 1,283 1,621 1,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 51.12% 61.99% 45.72%
Number of salaries quoted 817 984 723
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 £28,100
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 115 (48.52%) Java
2 100 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (35.86%) Software Engineering
4 77 (32.49%) JavaScript
5 61 (25.74%) Amazon AWS
5 61 (25.74%) DevOps
6 59 (24.89%) SQL
7 58 (24.47%) Linux
8 53 (22.36%) AngularJS
9 51 (21.52%) Analytics
10 47 (19.83%) React
11 43 (18.14%) Computer Science
12 42 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (16.88%) Finance
14 38 (16.03%) Test Automation
15 37 (15.61%) Ruby
16 36 (15.19%) Degree
16 36 (15.19%) CSS
16 36 (15.19%) HTML
16 36 (15.19%) Ansible
17 35 (14.77%) OO
18 32 (13.50%) Mentoring
18 32 (13.50%) Node.js
19 30 (12.66%) C#
20 28 (11.81%) Puppet
20 28 (11.81%) Git (software)
21 27 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
21 27 (11.39%) Scrum
21 27 (11.39%) Selenium
21 27 (11.39%) jQuery

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 25 (10.55%) Apache Spark
2 13 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (4.22%) SAS
4 9 (3.80%) Apache
5 8 (3.38%) Confluence
6 7 (2.95%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.84%) JBoss
8 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.27%) SPSS
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (25.74%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (9.70%) SaaS
4 10 (4.22%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (3.38%) Amazon S3
5 8 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.38%) Slack
6 7 (2.95%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (2.53%) Serverless
8 5 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (2.11%) IaaS
8 5 (2.11%) PaaS
9 4 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.27%) npm
10 3 (1.27%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.84%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.11%) Firewall
1 5 (2.11%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) DNS
2 2 (0.84%) HTTP
2 2 (0.84%) Network Security
3 1 (0.42%) BGP
3 1 (0.42%) DHCP
3 1 (0.42%) DMVPN
3 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.42%) IPsec
3 1 (0.42%) MPLS
3 1 (0.42%) SMTP
3 1 (0.42%) VPN
3 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.44%) Big Data
3 18 (7.59%) MySQL
4 16 (6.75%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.75%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (5.49%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.64%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.38%) Apache Hive
7 8 (3.38%) SQLite
8 6 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.11%) DB2
10 4 (1.69%) Redis
10 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.69%) Sqoop
11 3 (1.27%) SAS EBI
12 2 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.84%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 28 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 27 (11.39%) Selenium
3 18 (7.59%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.06%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (4.64%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (4.22%) Bitbucket
6 10 (4.22%) SpecFlow
7 8 (3.38%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.38%) git-flow
7 8 (3.38%) Maven
8 6 (2.53%) GitLab
9 4 (1.69%) Gradle
9 4 (1.69%) JIRA
9 4 (1.69%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.69%) Travis CI
9 4 (1.69%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.27%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.27%) RSpec
General
1 40 (16.88%) Finance
2 11 (4.64%) Retail
3 7 (2.95%) Banking
4 6 (2.53%) Billing
5 5 (2.11%) Games
5 5 (2.11%) Marketing
6 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.84%) Advertising
7 2 (0.84%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.42%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (23.63%) Software Engineer
2 48 (20.25%) Developer
3 21 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (8.44%) Python Engineer
5 17 (7.17%) Software Developer
6 16 (6.75%) Python Software Engineer
7 15 (6.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (5.91%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (5.49%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.06%) Data Scientist
10 12 (5.06%) Senior Software Developer
11 10 (4.22%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (4.22%) Senior DevOps
11 10 (4.22%) Technical Developer
12 9 (3.80%) Consultant
12 9 (3.80%) Development Manager
13 8 (3.38%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.38%) Technical Development Manager
13 8 (3.38%) Technical Leader
13 8 (3.38%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (22.36%) AngularJS
2 47 (19.83%) React
3 36 (15.19%) CSS
3 36 (15.19%) HTML
4 32 (13.50%) Node.js
5 27 (11.39%) jQuery
6 25 (10.55%) HTML5
7 23 (9.70%) CSS3
7 23 (9.70%) LESS
8 17 (7.17%) .NET
8 17 (7.17%) Sass
9 16 (6.75%) Spring
10 15 (6.33%) Ext JS
10 15 (6.33%) Spring MVC
11 14 (5.91%) Kafka
12 12 (5.06%) REST
13 11 (4.64%) GraphQL
14 10 (4.22%) JSON
15 9 (3.80%) Flask
15 9 (3.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.14%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.86%) User Experience
3 13 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.64%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.95%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.95%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (2.95%) Fintech
7 6 (2.53%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.84%) Blog
9 2 (0.84%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.42%) Clustering
10 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.42%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.47%) Linux
2 17 (7.17%) Unix
3 12 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (4.64%) CentOS
5 7 (2.95%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.84%) Debian
7 2 (0.84%) Windows
8 1 (0.42%) AIX
8 1 (0.42%) Android
8 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (35.86%) Software Engineering
3 61 (25.74%) DevOps
4 51 (21.52%) Analytics
5 42 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (16.03%) Test Automation
7 35 (14.77%) OO
8 32 (13.50%) Mentoring
9 27 (11.39%) Scrum
10 25 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (10.13%) Data Science
12 22 (9.28%) Configuration Management
12 22 (9.28%) Machine Learning
13 19 (8.02%) Data Analytics
14 16 (6.75%) TDD
15 15 (6.33%) BDD
15 15 (6.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
15 15 (6.33%) MVC
15 15 (6.33%) OOP
16 14 (5.91%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 115 (48.52%) Java
2 77 (32.49%) JavaScript
3 59 (24.89%) SQL
4 37 (15.61%) Ruby
5 30 (12.66%) C#
6 22 (9.28%) PowerShell
7 21 (8.86%) C++
7 21 (8.86%) R
8 19 (8.02%) PHP
9 18 (7.59%) Bash Shell
10 12 (5.06%) C
10 12 (5.06%) ES6
11 9 (3.80%) Go
12 7 (2.95%) Perl
12 7 (2.95%) Scala
13 6 (2.53%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.69%) VBA
15 3 (1.27%) SAS Macro
16 2 (0.84%) Groovy
16 2 (0.84%) Jython
Qualifications
1 36 (15.19%) Degree
2 25 (10.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.69%) PhD
4 2 (0.84%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.84%) GPEN
4 2 (0.84%) GWAPT
4 2 (0.84%) OSCE
4 2 (0.84%) OSCP
5 1 (0.42%) CEH
5 1 (0.42%) CISSP
5 1 (0.42%) GIAC
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.75%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (10.13%) Docker
2 4 (1.69%) HDFS
3 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 36 (15.19%) Ansible
2 28 (11.81%) Puppet
3 27 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (8.86%) Terraform
5 12 (5.06%) Kubernetes
6 7 (2.95%) Oozie
6 7 (2.95%) Salt
7 5 (2.11%) Packer
8 3 (1.27%) Cacti
8 3 (1.27%) Capistrano
8 3 (1.27%) Mesos
9 2 (0.84%) Grafana
9 2 (0.84%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.84%) Sysdig
10 1 (0.42%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.42%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 11 (4.64%) Microsoft
1 11 (4.64%) Oracle
2 10 (4.22%) Red Hat
3 8 (3.38%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.11%) Google
4 5 (2.11%) Splunk
4 5 (2.11%) Tableau
4 5 (2.11%) Teradata
4 5 (2.11%) VMware
5 4 (1.69%) Cognos
6 3 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (1.27%) Perforce
6 3 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.84%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.84%) F5
7 2 (0.84%) Informatica
7 2 (0.84%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.42%) Vertica