The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 24 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 672 603 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.98% 5.10% 4.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.87% 9.77% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 580 521 534
Average salary £63,750 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.86% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Python
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5223 6171 6729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 54.26% 52.19% 56.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4569 5366 6081
Average salary £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Python
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the City of London region.

Python Salary Trend in the City of London

Python
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in the City of London

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 615 (47.93%) Linux
2 504 (39.28%) Java
3 459 (35.78%) Finance
4 382 (29.77%) SQL
5 328 (25.57%) Perl
6 294 (22.92%) C++
6 294 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
7 293 (22.84%) UNIX
8 283 (22.06%) Ruby
9 230 (17.93%) JavaScript
10 229 (17.85%) Degree
11 217 (16.91%) Windows
12 205 (15.98%) DevOps
13 193 (15.04%) Bash Shell
14 188 (14.65%) Computer Science
15 187 (14.58%) Git (software)
16 182 (14.19%) Analytics
17 181 (14.11%) C#
18 176 (13.72%) PHP
19 171 (13.33%) MySQL
20 164 (12.78%) Software Engineering
20 164 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
20 164 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
21 162 (12.63%) HTML
22 157 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
23 156 (12.16%) Big Data
24 152 (11.85%) OO
25 149 (11.61%) Jenkins
26 146 (11.38%) Puppet
27 134 (10.44%) CSS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 103 (8.03%) Apache
2 83 (6.47%) Tomcat
3 56 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
4 48 (3.74%) Apache Spark
5 43 (3.35%) SAS
6 39 (3.04%) Node.js
7 31 (2.42%) nginx
8 29 (2.26%) JBoss
9 28 (2.18%) Apache Pig
10 26 (2.03%) GlassFish
11 24 (1.87%) OpenStack
11 24 (1.87%) Drupal
12 23 (1.79%) Apache Solr
13 19 (1.48%) IIS
14 15 (1.17%) CMS
15 12 (0.94%) SharePoint
16 10 (0.78%) MS Exchange
16 10 (0.78%) Confluence
17 8 (0.62%) WordPress
17 8 (0.62%) Jetty
Applications
1 29 (2.26%) SPSS
2 18 (1.40%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.47%) Maya
4 5 (0.39%) Mathematica
4 5 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.23%) MS Office
5 3 (0.23%) HipChat
6 2 (0.16%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.078%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.078%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 5 (0.39%) RMDS
1 5 (0.39%) Magento
2 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.23%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (0.16%) Unica
5 1 (0.078%) AWD
5 1 (0.078%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 157 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.48%) IaaS
4 17 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (0.94%) SaaS
8 11 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.78%) GitHub
10 7 (0.55%) Office 365
10 7 (0.55%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.47%) Heroku
12 5 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.31%) PaaS
14 3 (0.23%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.91%) TCP/IP
2 43 (3.35%) DNS
3 41 (3.20%) Firewall
4 36 (2.81%) Internet
5 28 (2.18%) BGP
6 26 (2.03%) HTTP
7 21 (1.64%) WAN
8 20 (1.56%) Broadband
9 18 (1.40%) SAN
9 18 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (1.33%) VPN
11 16 (1.25%) VLAN
12 14 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (1.01%) LAN
14 12 (0.94%) LDAP
14 12 (0.94%) OSPF
15 11 (0.86%) IPsec
15 11 (0.86%) SSH
16 10 (0.78%) SNMP
17 9 (0.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (13.33%) MySQL
2 156 (12.16%) Big Data
3 132 (10.29%) Hadoop
4 103 (8.03%) PostgreSQL
5 97 (7.56%) SQL Server
6 96 (7.48%) Relational Database
7 78 (6.08%) NoSQL
8 69 (5.38%) MongoDB
9 63 (4.91%) Redis
10 50 (3.90%) RDBMS
11 45 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 38 (2.96%) Apache Hive
13 33 (2.57%) Data Mining
14 25 (1.95%) Oracle Database
15 24 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 17 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (1.33%) HBase
18 15 (1.17%) KDB
19 12 (0.94%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 187 (14.58%) Git (software)
2 149 (11.61%) Jenkins
3 71 (5.53%) JUnit
4 58 (4.52%) Maven
4 58 (4.52%) Selenium
5 56 (4.36%) Subversion
6 48 (3.74%) WebDriver
7 40 (3.12%) Cucumber
7 40 (3.12%) JIRA
8 24 (1.87%) Mercurial
8 24 (1.87%) TeamCity
9 20 (1.56%) Ant
10 19 (1.48%) NUnit
11 18 (1.40%) Hudson
12 15 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (1.09%) FitNesse
14 11 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (0.78%) Grunt
15 10 (0.78%) Emacs
16 9 (0.70%) Gradle
General
1 459 (35.78%) Finance
2 133 (10.37%) Banking
3 124 (9.66%) Front Office
4 56 (4.36%) Marketing
5 49 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 48 (3.74%) Investment Banking
7 35 (2.73%) Advertising
8 24 (1.87%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.56%) Games
10 18 (1.40%) Retail
11 11 (0.86%) Multimedia
11 11 (0.86%) Legal
12 10 (0.78%) Billing
13 8 (0.62%) Back Office
14 7 (0.55%) Electronics
15 6 (0.47%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.39%) Law
17 3 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
18 2 (0.16%) Online Betting
18 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 576 (44.89%) Developer
2 180 (14.03%) Python Developer
3 110 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 108 (8.42%) Analyst
5 99 (7.72%) DevOps Engineer
6 75 (5.85%) Administrator
7 74 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 73 (5.69%) C++ Developer
9 63 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
10 51 (3.98%) Data Scientist
11 47 (3.66%) Test Engineer
12 42 (3.27%) Django Developer
13 41 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
13 41 (3.20%) Linux Administrator
14 40 (3.12%) Software Developer
15 38 (2.96%) Applications Support
15 38 (2.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 37 (2.88%) Junior
17 36 (2.81%) Programmer
17 36 (2.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (12.63%) HTML
2 134 (10.44%) CSS
3 129 (10.05%) Django
4 85 (6.63%) .NET
5 80 (6.24%) Spring
6 76 (5.92%) HTML5
7 72 (5.61%) XML
8 69 (5.38%) Web Services
9 64 (4.99%) jQuery
10 57 (4.44%) CSS3
11 51 (3.98%) JSON
12 38 (2.96%) Ruby on Rails
13 34 (2.65%) AngularJS
14 32 (2.49%) FIX Protocol
15 29 (2.26%) RESTful
16 27 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
17 26 (2.03%) REST
17 26 (2.03%) Celery
17 26 (2.03%) Middleware
18 23 (1.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 188 (14.65%) Computer Science
2 164 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
3 115 (8.96%) Algorithms
4 75 (5.85%) Mathematics
5 74 (5.77%) Derivative
6 66 (5.14%) Data Structures
7 60 (4.68%) Hedge funds
8 57 (4.44%) Visualisation
9 51 (3.98%) Statistics
10 47 (3.66%) Data Centre
11 46 (3.59%) User Experience
12 35 (2.73%) Mobile App
13 34 (2.65%) Physics
14 31 (2.42%) Equities
15 30 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 24 (1.87%) Fixed Income
17 22 (1.71%) Semantic Web
18 16 (1.25%) Management Information System
18 16 (1.25%) Private Cloud
19 14 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 615 (47.93%) Linux
2 293 (22.84%) UNIX
3 217 (16.91%) Windows
4 74 (5.77%) Ubuntu
5 56 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (2.81%) Solaris
6 36 (2.81%) CentOS
7 26 (2.03%) Android
8 22 (1.71%) Apple iOS
9 19 (1.48%) Debian
9 19 (1.48%) AIX
10 11 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.39%) Fedora
14 4 (0.31%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.078%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (15.98%) DevOps
3 182 (14.19%) Analytics
4 164 (12.78%) Software Engineering
4 164 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
5 152 (11.85%) OO
6 130 (10.13%) TDD
7 121 (9.43%) Open Source
8 109 (8.50%) Multithreading
9 98 (7.64%) Configuration Management
10 94 (7.33%) Test Automation
11 93 (7.25%) Scrum
12 86 (6.70%) BDD
13 67 (5.22%) E-Commerce
14 64 (4.99%) Continuous Delivery
15 57 (4.44%) Low Latency
16 55 (4.29%) ETL
17 54 (4.21%) OOP
18 52 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
18 52 (4.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 504 (39.28%) Java
2 382 (29.77%) SQL
3 328 (25.57%) Perl
4 294 (22.92%) C++
5 283 (22.06%) Ruby
6 230 (17.93%) JavaScript
7 193 (15.04%) Bash Shell
8 181 (14.11%) C#
9 176 (13.72%) PHP
10 121 (9.43%) R
11 85 (6.63%) Scala
12 69 (5.38%) Shell Script
13 61 (4.75%) C
14 59 (4.60%) PowerShell
15 56 (4.36%) Groovy
16 30 (2.34%) VBA
17 29 (2.26%) MATLAB
18 26 (2.03%) PL/SQL
18 26 (2.03%) T-SQL
19 19 (1.48%) Go
Qualifications
1 229 (17.85%) Degree
2 50 (3.90%) PhD
3 19 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (0.78%) CCNA
4 10 (0.78%) CCNP
4 10 (0.78%) RHCE
5 7 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.47%) CCIP
7 5 (0.39%) RHCA
7 5 (0.39%) CEH
8 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.31%) ISEB
8 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.23%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.16%) EnCE
10 2 (0.16%) GIAC
10 2 (0.16%) GCIH
10 2 (0.16%) GCFA
10 2 (0.16%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (7.01%) QA
2 3 (0.23%) SLA
3 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.078%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (3.59%) Docker
3 22 (1.71%) Varnish
4 14 (1.09%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.01%) KVM
6 12 (0.94%) LXC
7 11 (0.86%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.62%) iptables
8 8 (0.62%) NFS
8 8 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.55%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.39%) Xen
10 5 (0.39%) vSphere
10 5 (0.39%) HDFS
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
11 3 (0.23%) PowerHA
11 3 (0.23%) Snort
12 2 (0.16%) Squid
12 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 146 (11.38%) Puppet
2 129 (10.05%) Opscode Chef
3 99 (7.72%) Ansible
4 79 (6.16%) Nagios
5 48 (3.74%) Vagrant
6 35 (2.73%) ZABBIX
7 24 (1.87%) logstash
8 20 (1.56%) Kibana
9 18 (1.40%) StatsD
10 17 (1.33%) Mesos
11 14 (1.09%) Salt
11 14 (1.09%) HAProxy
12 12 (0.94%) OPNET
13 11 (0.86%) Cacti
14 8 (0.62%) Data Guard
15 7 (0.55%) CFEngine
15 7 (0.55%) Unicenter
15 7 (0.55%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
15 7 (0.55%) Graphite
Vendors
1 129 (10.05%) Oracle
2 105 (8.18%) Red Hat
3 98 (7.64%) VMware
4 43 (3.35%) Cisco
5 38 (2.96%) Google
6 34 (2.65%) Tableau
7 29 (2.26%) Splunk
8 26 (2.03%) Sybase
8 26 (2.03%) New Relic
9 23 (1.79%) IBM
10 16 (1.25%) Microsoft
10 16 (1.25%) HP
11 14 (1.09%) Dell
11 14 (1.09%) F5
12 13 (1.01%) SAP
12 13 (1.01%) TIBCO
13 12 (0.94%) Reuters
13 12 (0.94%) Citrix
14 11 (0.86%) WorldPay
15 10 (0.78%) Sun
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + bonus + package + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Circa £32k DOE _+ Extensive benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Circa £55k DOE + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Brilliant bonuses and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £376.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £800000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday