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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 30 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 614 577 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.07% 4.42% 3.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.84% 8.36% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 538 478 419
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,250 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
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
5185 6902 6337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.27% 52.89% 53.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4585 5990 5606
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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.

1 496 (45.42%) Linux
2 407 (37.27%) Java
3 392 (35.90%) Finance
4 336 (30.77%) Perl
5 331 (30.31%) SQL
6 284 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
7 271 (24.82%) UNIX
8 224 (20.51%) Ruby
9 206 (18.86%) Degree
10 202 (18.50%) C++
11 183 (16.76%) MySQL
11 183 (16.76%) Windows
12 177 (16.21%) JavaScript
13 175 (16.03%) Bash Shell
14 172 (15.75%) PHP
15 154 (14.10%) DevOps
16 148 (13.55%) Computer Science
17 140 (12.82%) Analytics
18 139 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
19 123 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
19 123 (11.26%) OO
20 122 (11.17%) Puppet
21 121 (11.08%) Git (software)
22 115 (10.53%) HTML
22 115 (10.53%) Oracle
23 114 (10.44%) C#
24 108 (9.89%) TDD
25 106 (9.71%) Open Source
25 106 (9.71%) Multithreading
26 102 (9.34%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 82 (7.51%) Apache
2 60 (5.49%) Tomcat
3 51 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (3.57%) nginx
5 34 (3.11%) SAS
6 32 (2.93%) Node.js
7 26 (2.38%) OpenStack
8 24 (2.20%) Apache Solr
9 20 (1.83%) GlassFish
10 18 (1.65%) Apache Spark
10 18 (1.65%) JBoss
10 18 (1.65%) Drupal
11 16 (1.47%) CMS
12 15 (1.37%) Apache Pig
12 15 (1.37%) SharePoint
13 13 (1.19%) MS Exchange
14 10 (0.92%) IIS
15 7 (0.64%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.73%) MS Office
3 6 (0.55%) SPSS
4 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.18%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.092%) Gephi
5 1 (0.092%) Maya
5 1 (0.092%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.092%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.092%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.092%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.55%) RMDS
2 5 (0.46%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.37%) Magento
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) Unica
5 1 (0.092%) Odoo
5 1 (0.092%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 92 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.47%) SaaS
3 21 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (1.83%) IaaS
5 15 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (1.10%) PaaS
8 11 (1.01%) GitHub
9 9 (0.82%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.73%) Route 53
11 7 (0.64%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.37%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
16 2 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 68 (6.23%) TCP/IP
2 57 (5.22%) Firewall
3 52 (4.76%) DNS
4 44 (4.03%) HTTP
5 37 (3.39%) Internet
6 27 (2.47%) LDAP
7 22 (2.01%) SAN
8 20 (1.83%) VPN
8 20 (1.83%) BGP
9 19 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (1.56%) DHCP
11 16 (1.47%) Multicast
12 14 (1.28%) Broadband
13 13 (1.19%) OSPF
13 13 (1.19%) WAN
14 12 (1.10%) SNMP
14 12 (1.10%) MRTG
15 11 (1.01%) IPsec
16 10 (0.92%) DMZ
17 9 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (16.76%) MySQL
2 97 (8.88%) Hadoop
3 95 (8.70%) Big Data
4 89 (8.15%) NoSQL
5 82 (7.51%) SQL Server
6 81 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
7 80 (7.33%) Relational Database
8 52 (4.76%) MongoDB
9 48 (4.40%) Redis
10 38 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 37 (3.39%) RDBMS
12 26 (2.38%) Data Mining
13 22 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.92%) Apache Hive
14 21 (1.92%) Oracle Database
15 14 (1.28%) KDB
16 13 (1.19%) QlikView
17 12 (1.10%) DB2
18 11 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
19 10 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 121 (11.08%) Git (software)
2 102 (9.34%) Jenkins
3 62 (5.68%) JUnit
4 60 (5.49%) Selenium
5 50 (4.58%) WebDriver
6 36 (3.30%) Maven
7 35 (3.21%) Subversion
7 35 (3.21%) Cucumber
8 34 (3.11%) JIRA
9 25 (2.29%) Ant
10 24 (2.20%) Mercurial
11 16 (1.47%) TeamCity
12 15 (1.37%) Calabash
13 14 (1.28%) TestNG
14 12 (1.10%) Appium
15 11 (1.01%) Hudson
16 10 (0.92%) Gradle
16 10 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (0.73%) Bugzilla
17 8 (0.73%) Emacs
General
1 392 (35.90%) Finance
2 96 (8.79%) Banking
3 74 (6.78%) Front Office
4 47 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.30%) Marketing
6 31 (2.84%) Advertising
7 29 (2.66%) Financial Institution
8 28 (2.56%) Investment Banking
9 22 (2.01%) Retail
10 14 (1.28%) Legal
11 13 (1.19%) Law
12 12 (1.10%) Games
13 10 (0.92%) Back Office
14 7 (0.64%) Billing
15 6 (0.55%) iGaming
16 5 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
17 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.37%) Electronics
17 4 (0.37%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 415 (38.00%) Developer
2 120 (10.99%) Python Developer
3 88 (8.06%) Administrator
4 83 (7.60%) Analyst
5 80 (7.33%) Senior Developer
6 76 (6.96%) Java Developer
6 76 (6.96%) Systems Administrator
7 55 (5.04%) C++ Developer
8 54 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
9 48 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
10 43 (3.94%) Data Scientist
11 34 (3.11%) Test Engineer
11 34 (3.11%) Software Engineer
12 33 (3.02%) Support Analyst
13 32 (2.93%) Linux Engineer
14 31 (2.84%) Linux Administrator
14 31 (2.84%) Applications Support
15 30 (2.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 29 (2.66%) Software Developer
17 27 (2.47%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (10.53%) HTML
2 95 (8.70%) Django
3 89 (8.15%) CSS
4 72 (6.59%) Web Services
5 69 (6.32%) .NET
6 64 (5.86%) XML
7 63 (5.77%) Spring
8 53 (4.85%) HTML5
9 47 (4.30%) jQuery
10 34 (3.11%) RESTful
10 34 (3.11%) JSON
11 32 (2.93%) FIX Protocol
12 31 (2.84%) CSS3
13 30 (2.75%) Backbone.js
13 30 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
14 26 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
15 23 (2.11%) AngularJS
16 22 (2.01%) LAMP
16 22 (2.01%) D3.js
17 21 (1.92%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 148 (13.55%) Computer Science
2 139 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (7.23%) Algorithms
4 66 (6.04%) Derivative
5 55 (5.04%) Data Structures
6 49 (4.49%) Hedge funds
7 45 (4.12%) Visualisation
8 39 (3.57%) User Experience
8 39 (3.57%) Data Centre
9 31 (2.84%) Fixed Income
9 31 (2.84%) Mobile App
10 29 (2.66%) Equities
10 29 (2.66%) Statistics
11 28 (2.56%) Mathematics
12 19 (1.74%) Credit Risk
12 19 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.47%) Management Information System
14 14 (1.28%) Clustering
15 12 (1.10%) Social Media
16 11 (1.01%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 496 (45.42%) Linux
2 271 (24.82%) UNIX
3 183 (16.76%) Windows
4 65 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (4.30%) Ubuntu
6 40 (3.66%) Solaris
7 30 (2.75%) Debian
8 27 (2.47%) Android
9 24 (2.20%) CentOS
10 20 (1.83%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.01%) AIX
12 10 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.46%) Amazon Linux
15 5 (0.46%) Fedora
16 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.37%) CoreOS
17 3 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (14.10%) DevOps
3 140 (12.82%) Analytics
4 123 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
4 123 (11.26%) OO
5 108 (9.89%) TDD
6 106 (9.71%) Open Source
6 106 (9.71%) Multithreading
7 87 (7.97%) Software Engineering
8 75 (6.87%) Configuration Management
9 72 (6.59%) E-Commerce
10 68 (6.23%) BDD
11 66 (6.04%) Scrum
12 64 (5.86%) Test Automation
13 60 (5.49%) Unit Testing
14 55 (5.04%) Low Latency
15 51 (4.67%) OOP
16 49 (4.49%) MVC
17 42 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
18 41 (3.75%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 407 (37.27%) Java
2 336 (30.77%) Perl
3 331 (30.31%) SQL
4 224 (20.51%) Ruby
5 202 (18.50%) C++
6 177 (16.21%) JavaScript
7 175 (16.03%) Bash Shell
8 172 (15.75%) PHP
9 114 (10.44%) C#
10 87 (7.97%) R
11 74 (6.78%) Shell Script
12 61 (5.59%) C
13 52 (4.76%) Scala
13 52 (4.76%) PowerShell
14 34 (3.11%) VBA
15 32 (2.93%) Groovy
16 25 (2.29%) MATLAB
17 22 (2.01%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.92%) T-SQL
19 18 (1.65%) Go
Qualifications
1 206 (18.86%) Degree
2 48 (4.40%) PhD
3 15 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (0.92%) CCNP
5 8 (0.73%) CISSP
6 6 (0.55%) ISEB
6 6 (0.55%) CISA
6 6 (0.55%) CISM
6 6 (0.55%) MBA
7 5 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.27%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.27%) CCNA
10 2 (0.18%) RHCE
10 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.18%) CCIP
10 2 (0.18%) MCSE
10 2 (0.18%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.092%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (8.06%) QA
2 8 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.37%) SLA
4 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (2.29%) Active Directory
3 22 (2.01%) Docker
4 17 (1.56%) Varnish
4 17 (1.56%) NFS
5 12 (1.10%) KVM
6 11 (1.01%) VirtualBox
7 10 (0.92%) Xen
8 9 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.82%) Squid
9 8 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (0.73%) iptables
10 7 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 6 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.55%) HDFS
12 5 (0.46%) Oracle Clusterware
12 5 (0.46%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.46%) PowerHA
12 5 (0.46%) Snort
13 4 (0.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 122 (11.17%) Puppet
2 91 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (6.50%) Nagios
4 45 (4.12%) Ansible
5 26 (2.38%) Vagrant
6 25 (2.29%) logstash
6 25 (2.29%) ZABBIX
7 22 (2.01%) Kibana
8 19 (1.74%) StatsD
9 13 (1.19%) HAProxy
9 13 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
10 12 (1.10%) OPNET
11 11 (1.01%) Cacti
12 10 (0.92%) Salt
13 9 (0.82%) Data Guard
13 9 (0.82%) Tivoli
14 7 (0.64%) Graphite
14 7 (0.64%) Unicenter
15 6 (0.55%) SmokePing
16 5 (0.46%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 115 (10.53%) Oracle
2 96 (8.79%) Red Hat
3 78 (7.14%) VMware
4 53 (4.85%) Cisco
5 37 (3.39%) Splunk
6 30 (2.75%) HP
7 29 (2.66%) Google
8 26 (2.38%) Microsoft
9 24 (2.20%) Tableau
10 23 (2.11%) New Relic
11 20 (1.83%) Sybase
12 18 (1.65%) IBM
13 16 (1.47%) Reuters
14 15 (1.37%) TIBCO
15 12 (1.10%) Tradeweb
16 11 (1.01%) Cloudera
16 11 (1.01%) NetApp
16 11 (1.01%) EMC
17 10 (0.92%) Teradata
18 9 (0.82%) SaltStack
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 56 minutes ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum Plus Benefits and Equity and Remote
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £40-45k DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: benefits + stock options
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum HIGHLY COMPETITIVE!!!!!!!!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + be - bonus,equity,flex +
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago