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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 62 42
Rank change year-on-year +46 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Python 136 34 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.93% 2.85% 4.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.46% 6.67% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 73 22 37
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,554
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 779 510 630
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 62.62% 42.71% 45.29%
Number of salaries quoted 482 308 414
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 £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 92 (34.85%) Java
2 91 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (29.92%) SQL
4 75 (28.41%) Linux
5 62 (23.48%) Finance
6 60 (22.73%) Degree
7 53 (20.08%) C++
8 51 (19.32%) Software Engineering
9 47 (17.80%) Machine Learning
10 45 (17.05%) C#
10 45 (17.05%) JavaScript
11 44 (16.67%) Ruby
11 44 (16.67%) Analytics
12 43 (16.29%) Windows
13 41 (15.53%) Hadoop
14 40 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
15 39 (14.77%) Opscode Chef
15 39 (14.77%) OO
16 37 (14.02%) R
17 36 (13.64%) Git (software)
18 34 (12.88%) Puppet
19 33 (12.50%) Computer Science
20 32 (12.12%) C
21 31 (11.74%) Mathematics
21 31 (11.74%) PowerShell
22 30 (11.36%) .NET
23 29 (10.98%) Unix
23 29 (10.98%) MongoDB
24 28 (10.61%) Configuration Management
25 27 (10.23%) PostgreSQL

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 27 (10.23%) SAS
2 18 (6.82%) Apache
2 18 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.92%) IIS
4 10 (3.79%) Apache Pig
5 9 (3.41%) Apache Spark
5 9 (3.41%) JBoss
6 3 (1.14%) Tornado
7 2 (0.76%) Confluence
7 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.38%) Moodle
8 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.55%) SaaS
3 5 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) Office 365
4 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.95%) SAN
2 16 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.92%) NAS
4 9 (3.41%) iSCSI
4 9 (3.41%) WAN
5 7 (2.65%) Firewall
6 4 (1.52%) Internet
7 2 (0.76%) DHCP
7 2 (0.76%) DNS
7 2 (0.76%) Network Security
8 1 (0.38%) HTTP
8 1 (0.38%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.53%) Hadoop
2 29 (10.98%) MongoDB
3 27 (10.23%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (8.33%) Big Data
5 21 (7.95%) Apache Hive
5 21 (7.95%) MySQL
6 15 (5.68%) NoSQL
6 15 (5.68%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.79%) Data Mining
7 10 (3.79%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.03%) QlikView
8 8 (3.03%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.89%) BigQuery
10 3 (1.14%) Cloudera CDH
10 3 (1.14%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.14%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.14%) Redis
10 3 (1.14%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 2 (0.76%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 36 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.06%) JIRA
3 9 (3.41%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.03%) Subversion
5 7 (2.65%) Maven
6 6 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.89%) NuGet
7 5 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.52%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.52%) GCC
8 4 (1.52%) MSI
8 4 (1.52%) Selenium
9 3 (1.14%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.76%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.76%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.38%) GitLab
11 1 (0.38%) Gradle
11 1 (0.38%) Grunt
General
1 62 (23.48%) Finance
2 18 (6.82%) Games
3 10 (3.79%) Marketing
4 9 (3.41%) Legal
5 8 (3.03%) Retail
6 4 (1.52%) Automotive
6 4 (1.52%) Avionics
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (21.97%) Developer
2 41 (15.53%) Data Scientist
3 36 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 28 (10.61%) Python Developer
5 23 (8.71%) Tester
6 18 (6.82%) Manual Tester
7 17 (6.44%) Analyst
7 17 (6.44%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.06%) Consultant
8 16 (6.06%) Security Tester
9 15 (5.68%) Java Developer
10 14 (5.30%) Administrator
11 13 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (4.17%) Python Software Engineer
14 10 (3.79%) Data Analyst
14 10 (3.79%) Test Engineer
15 9 (3.41%) Applications Developer
15 9 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
15 9 (3.41%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.36%) .NET
2 26 (9.85%) AngularJS
3 23 (8.71%) Django
4 18 (6.82%) CSS
4 18 (6.82%) Natural Language Processing
4 18 (6.82%) Web Services
5 17 (6.44%) HTML
6 13 (4.92%) jQuery
6 13 (4.92%) LAMP
7 10 (3.79%) D3.js
8 9 (3.41%) JSON
8 9 (3.41%) MFC
8 9 (3.41%) RESTful
9 8 (3.03%) NumPy
9 8 (3.03%) REST
9 8 (3.03%) Spring
9 8 (3.03%) XML
10 7 (2.65%) Flask
10 7 (2.65%) HTML5
10 7 (2.65%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.30%) Algorithms
4 13 (4.92%) Data Structures
5 12 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.03%) Clustering
6 8 (3.03%) Replication
6 8 (3.03%) User Experience
7 6 (2.27%) PMI
8 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.14%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.76%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.38%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.38%) Robotics
10 1 (0.38%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 75 (28.41%) Linux
2 43 (16.29%) Windows
3 29 (10.98%) Unix
4 19 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (6.06%) Solaris
6 13 (4.92%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.41%) Ubuntu
8 8 (3.03%) AIX
9 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.76%) CentOS
11 1 (0.38%) Debian
11 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (19.32%) Software Engineering
3 47 (17.80%) Machine Learning
4 44 (16.67%) Analytics
5 39 (14.77%) OO
6 31 (11.74%) Mathematics
7 28 (10.61%) Configuration Management
8 25 (9.47%) High Availability
8 25 (9.47%) Visualisation
9 23 (8.71%) DevOps
9 23 (8.71%) SDLC
9 23 (8.71%) Test Automation
10 20 (7.58%) Project Management
11 19 (7.20%) TDD
12 17 (6.44%) Open Source
12 17 (6.44%) Statistics
12 17 (6.44%) Web Development
13 16 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (6.06%) Security Testing
13 16 (6.06%) Spatial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (34.85%) Java
2 79 (29.92%) SQL
3 53 (20.08%) C++
4 45 (17.05%) C#
4 45 (17.05%) JavaScript
5 44 (16.67%) Ruby
6 37 (14.02%) R
7 32 (12.12%) C
8 31 (11.74%) PowerShell
9 26 (9.85%) Scala
10 25 (9.47%) Bash Shell
11 24 (9.09%) Perl
12 22 (8.33%) PHP
13 17 (6.44%) VB
14 13 (4.92%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.89%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.89%) VBScript
16 4 (1.52%) GraphQL
16 4 (1.52%) Lisp
17 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (22.73%) Degree
2 16 (6.06%) CREST Certified
3 9 (3.41%) Master's Degree
4 8 (3.03%) ISEB
5 7 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.27%) PhD
6 6 (2.27%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.38%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.89%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.03%) HDFS
3 8 (3.03%) RHEV
4 5 (1.89%) Docker
4 5 (1.89%) vSphere
5 4 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.38%) Firmware
6 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 39 (14.77%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (12.88%) Puppet
3 17 (6.44%) Ansible
4 9 (3.41%) Ambari
4 9 (3.41%) Rundeck
5 8 (3.03%) Control-M
5 8 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (2.65%) Capistrano
6 7 (2.65%) Check_MK
6 7 (2.65%) Nagios
7 5 (1.89%) yum
8 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.52%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.38%) Kibana
9 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (10.23%) Red Hat
2 24 (9.09%) VMware
3 18 (6.82%) Oracle
4 15 (5.68%) Microsoft
5 13 (4.92%) Perforce
6 9 (3.41%) Brocade
6 9 (3.41%) Cisco
6 9 (3.41%) Citrix
6 9 (3.41%) Palo Alto
6 9 (3.41%) Percona
6 9 (3.41%) Riverbed
6 9 (3.41%) Tableau
7 8 (3.03%) EMC
8 7 (2.65%) Cloudera
8 7 (2.65%) F5
8 7 (2.65%) Teradata
9 3 (1.14%) Talend
10 2 (0.76%) Netezza
10 2 (0.76%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.76%) Splunk
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