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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 52 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 491 532 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.50% 4.49% 4.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.07% 8.18% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 441 471 494
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
5416 6504 6090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.67% 54.89% 51.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 5684 5653
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in the City of London

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 446 (41.60%) Linux
2 433 (40.39%) Java
3 330 (30.78%) Finance
4 326 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
5 296 (27.61%) Perl
6 294 (27.43%) SQL
7 286 (26.68%) C++
8 265 (24.72%) Ruby
9 231 (21.55%) JavaScript
10 210 (19.59%) Degree
11 207 (19.31%) UNIX
12 182 (16.98%) Computer Science
13 178 (16.60%) C#
14 168 (15.67%) Bash Shell
15 164 (15.30%) MySQL
16 153 (14.27%) Puppet
17 150 (13.99%) PHP
18 146 (13.62%) HTML
19 137 (12.78%) Windows
20 132 (12.31%) OO
21 120 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
22 118 (11.01%) Front Office
22 118 (11.01%) Banking
23 117 (10.91%) TDD
23 117 (10.91%) CSS
24 115 (10.73%) Open Source
25 110 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
25 110 (10.26%) .NET
26 109 (10.17%) Analytics
27 107 (9.98%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 67 (6.25%) Apache
2 56 (5.22%) Tomcat
2 56 (5.22%) nginx
2 56 (5.22%) Node.js
3 38 (3.54%) WebLogic
4 36 (3.36%) SAS
5 35 (3.26%) Apache Pig
6 27 (2.52%) JBoss
7 26 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (2.43%) Apache Solr
8 20 (1.87%) CMS
9 18 (1.68%) GlassFish
10 14 (1.31%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.31%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.65%) WordPress
11 7 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.56%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.56%) Jetty
13 5 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (1.96%) SPSS
2 15 (1.40%) CPLEX
3 10 (0.93%) MS Excel
4 9 (0.84%) MS Office
5 3 (0.28%) LaTeX
6 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.093%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.093%) Weka
7 1 (0.093%) MODO
7 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.093%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.093%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.093%) Maya
7 1 (0.093%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.093%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.093%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.093%) Magento
3 1 (0.093%) Endur
3 1 (0.093%) Maximo
3 1 (0.093%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.17%) SaaS
3 21 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.84%) GitHub
7 7 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.56%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.37%) PaaS
10 3 (0.28%) Heroku
10 3 (0.28%) Jelastic
11 2 (0.19%) Sumo Logic
11 2 (0.19%) Office 365
12 1 (0.093%) Route 53
12 1 (0.093%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.093%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.093%) IaaS
12 1 (0.093%) Force.com
12 1 (0.093%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.48%) Firewall
2 47 (4.38%) TCP/IP
3 41 (3.82%) DNS
4 32 (2.99%) DHCP
5 29 (2.71%) HTTP
6 23 (2.15%) BGP
7 18 (1.68%) Broadband
7 18 (1.68%) BIG-IP
7 18 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 16 (1.49%) LDAP
8 16 (1.49%) MPLS
9 15 (1.40%) NetScaler
10 14 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (1.21%) Network Security
12 12 (1.12%) DMZ
13 11 (1.03%) Internet
13 11 (1.03%) VoIP
14 10 (0.93%) SAN
14 10 (0.93%) Multicast
15 9 (0.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (15.30%) MySQL
2 92 (8.58%) Big Data
3 88 (8.21%) Hadoop
4 69 (6.44%) NoSQL
5 68 (6.34%) Relational Database
6 60 (5.60%) MongoDB
7 56 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
8 52 (4.85%) SQL Server
9 40 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (3.36%) Data Mining
11 28 (2.61%) Apache Hive
12 22 (2.05%) DB2
13 21 (1.96%) Redis
14 15 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (1.21%) HBase
16 9 (0.84%) Mahout
16 9 (0.84%) Impala
17 8 (0.75%) Oracle Database
17 8 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 107 (9.98%) Git (software)
2 81 (7.56%) Jenkins
3 43 (4.01%) Selenium
4 38 (3.54%) Cucumber
5 35 (3.26%) Subversion
6 33 (3.08%) WebDriver
7 32 (2.99%) Maven
8 23 (2.15%) Ant
9 21 (1.96%) JIRA
10 18 (1.68%) Mercurial
11 17 (1.59%) Hudson
12 16 (1.49%) TeamCity
13 13 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.75%) SpecFlow
15 7 (0.65%) Jasmine
15 7 (0.65%) TestNG
15 7 (0.65%) JUnit
15 7 (0.65%) Eclipse
16 6 (0.56%) RSpec
16 6 (0.56%) Calabash
General
1 330 (30.78%) Finance
2 118 (11.01%) Front Office
2 118 (11.01%) Banking
3 74 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 38 (3.54%) Games
5 37 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 33 (3.08%) Retail
6 33 (3.08%) Marketing
7 25 (2.33%) Advertising
8 20 (1.87%) Publishing
9 16 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.31%) Law
10 14 (1.31%) iGaming
11 12 (1.12%) Back Office
12 6 (0.56%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.19%) Electronics
14 2 (0.19%) Legal
14 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.093%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 487 (45.43%) Developer
2 140 (13.06%) Python Developer
3 108 (10.07%) Java Developer
4 94 (8.77%) Administrator
5 86 (8.02%) C++ Developer
5 86 (8.02%) Senior Developer
6 78 (7.28%) Systems Administrator
7 62 (5.78%) Linux Administrator
8 53 (4.94%) Analyst
9 44 (4.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 42 (3.92%) Software Engineer
11 40 (3.73%) .NET Developer
12 39 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
13 36 (3.36%) Data Scientist
14 35 (3.26%) Junior
15 32 (2.99%) Programmer
15 32 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
16 30 (2.80%) Web Developer
17 29 (2.71%) Applications Support
18 28 (2.61%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (13.62%) HTML
2 117 (10.91%) CSS
3 110 (10.26%) .NET
4 95 (8.86%) Django
5 88 (8.21%) jQuery
6 76 (7.09%) XML
7 68 (6.34%) Web Services
8 60 (5.60%) Spring
8 60 (5.60%) HTML5
9 55 (5.13%) Backbone.js
10 46 (4.29%) JSON
11 41 (3.82%) CSS3
12 40 (3.73%) AngularJS
13 39 (3.64%) Hibernate
14 35 (3.26%) RESTful
15 32 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
16 31 (2.89%) LAMP
17 28 (2.61%) ASP.NET
18 24 (2.24%) SciPy
18 24 (2.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 182 (16.98%) Computer Science
2 115 (10.73%) Open Source
3 87 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (6.62%) Mathematics
5 64 (5.97%) Algorithms
6 58 (5.41%) Hedge funds
7 43 (4.01%) Fixed Income
8 42 (3.92%) Derivative
9 41 (3.82%) Visualisation
10 34 (3.17%) Statistics
11 33 (3.08%) Physics
12 31 (2.89%) User Experience
13 29 (2.71%) Data Structures
14 27 (2.52%) Equities
14 27 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 26 (2.43%) Digital Media
16 23 (2.15%) Economics
17 17 (1.59%) Applied Mathematics
18 16 (1.49%) Neural Network
19 15 (1.40%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 446 (41.60%) Linux
2 207 (19.31%) UNIX
3 137 (12.78%) Windows
4 72 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (6.06%) Ubuntu
6 55 (5.13%) Solaris
7 45 (4.20%) CentOS
8 29 (2.71%) Debian
9 24 (2.24%) Android
10 14 (1.31%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.56%) AIX
11 6 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.37%) OpenBSD
13 4 (0.37%) FreeBSD
13 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.28%) Fedora
14 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (12.31%) OO
3 120 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
4 117 (10.91%) TDD
5 109 (10.17%) Analytics
6 101 (9.42%) DevOps
7 85 (7.93%) Software Engineering
8 75 (7.00%) Multithreading
9 64 (5.97%) Scrum
10 63 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 63 (5.88%) Low Latency
11 62 (5.78%) E-Commerce
12 61 (5.69%) BDD
13 56 (5.22%) Unit Testing
14 52 (4.85%) Data Analysis
15 49 (4.57%) ITIL
16 48 (4.48%) MVC
17 47 (4.38%) Web Development
18 35 (3.26%) Statistical Analysis
19 33 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 433 (40.39%) Java
2 296 (27.61%) Perl
3 294 (27.43%) SQL
4 286 (26.68%) C++
5 265 (24.72%) Ruby
6 231 (21.55%) JavaScript
7 178 (16.60%) C#
8 168 (15.67%) Bash Shell
9 150 (13.99%) PHP
10 96 (8.96%) C
11 63 (5.88%) R
12 59 (5.50%) Shell Script
13 42 (3.92%) Scala
14 41 (3.82%) VBA
15 33 (3.08%) Groovy
15 33 (3.08%) PowerShell
16 32 (2.99%) MATLAB
17 29 (2.71%) Clojure
18 17 (1.59%) Korn
19 16 (1.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 210 (19.59%) Degree
2 45 (4.20%) PhD
3 32 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (1.59%) CCNA
5 15 (1.40%) CCNP
6 13 (1.21%) CCIP
6 13 (1.21%) CISSP
6 13 (1.21%) CISA
6 13 (1.21%) CISM
7 12 (1.12%) MBA
8 7 (0.65%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.56%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.56%) ISEB
10 4 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.28%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.28%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.19%) CCIE
12 2 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.66%) QA
2 17 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.093%) WCAG
4 1 (0.093%) GPG13
System Software
1 44 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (2.80%) KVM
3 25 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.68%) Xen
5 17 (1.59%) NFS
6 15 (1.40%) Varnish
7 13 (1.21%) Docker
8 8 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.75%) XenServer
8 8 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (0.65%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.65%) HDFS
10 6 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.56%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.47%) vSphere
11 5 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 5 (0.47%) Samba
11 5 (0.47%) LXC
12 4 (0.37%) Ceph
12 4 (0.37%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 153 (14.27%) Puppet
2 110 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (8.77%) Nagios
4 40 (3.73%) ZABBIX
5 37 (3.45%) Ansible
6 30 (2.80%) Cacti
6 30 (2.80%) Salt
7 21 (1.96%) logstash
8 19 (1.77%) StatsD
8 19 (1.77%) HAProxy
8 19 (1.77%) CFEngine
9 18 (1.68%) Kibana
10 16 (1.49%) Vagrant
11 8 (0.75%) Munin
11 8 (0.75%) OpenView
12 7 (0.65%) Capistrano
13 6 (0.56%) SCCM
14 5 (0.47%) Legato
14 5 (0.47%) BMC Performance Manager
14 5 (0.47%) Oozie
Vendors
1 107 (9.98%) Red Hat
2 98 (9.14%) Oracle
3 60 (5.60%) VMware
4 52 (4.85%) Cisco
5 34 (3.17%) HP
6 33 (3.08%) Microsoft
7 27 (2.52%) Sybase
8 23 (2.15%) Splunk
9 19 (1.77%) F5
10 18 (1.68%) New Relic
11 16 (1.49%) Calypso
11 16 (1.49%) Citrix
12 15 (1.40%) Informatica
12 15 (1.40%) Tableau
13 11 (1.03%) Riverbed
13 11 (1.03%) Teradata
13 11 (1.03%) Veritas
14 9 (0.84%) NetApp
14 9 (0.84%) ProCurve
15 8 (0.75%) Google
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + 26 days holiday,pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + 25% Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + standard big company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum (DOE) + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus and pensions
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago