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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 29 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 667 640 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.42% 5.18% 4.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.21% 9.91% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 582 530 517
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
5463 6456 6628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.58% 52.25% 55.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4779 5559 5970
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 3 August 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 3 August 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.

1 607 (47.68%) Linux
2 481 (37.78%) Java
3 449 (35.27%) Finance
4 389 (30.56%) SQL
5 336 (26.39%) Perl
6 299 (23.49%) UNIX
7 288 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
8 278 (21.84%) Ruby
9 271 (21.29%) C++
10 231 (18.15%) Degree
11 224 (17.60%) Windows
12 219 (17.20%) JavaScript
13 211 (16.58%) DevOps
14 201 (15.79%) Bash Shell
15 192 (15.08%) Analytics
16 190 (14.93%) MySQL
17 188 (14.77%) PHP
18 182 (14.30%) Computer Science
19 175 (13.75%) Git (software)
20 165 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
20 165 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
21 164 (12.88%) C#
22 147 (11.55%) OO
23 145 (11.39%) Puppet
24 144 (11.31%) HTML
25 143 (11.23%) Jenkins
26 137 (10.76%) Software Engineering
27 136 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
28 133 (10.45%) Big Data
28 133 (10.45%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 105 (8.25%) Apache
2 82 (6.44%) Tomcat
3 58 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
4 43 (3.38%) SAS
5 37 (2.91%) nginx
6 36 (2.83%) Node.js
7 30 (2.36%) JBoss
8 28 (2.20%) Apache Spark
9 25 (1.96%) GlassFish
10 24 (1.89%) Drupal
10 24 (1.89%) Apache Solr
11 22 (1.73%) OpenStack
12 20 (1.57%) IIS
13 17 (1.34%) CMS
14 16 (1.26%) SharePoint
15 15 (1.18%) Apache Pig
16 14 (1.10%) MS Exchange
17 7 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 7 (0.55%) Confluence
17 7 (0.55%) Mule
Applications
1 24 (1.89%) SPSS
2 21 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.47%) Maya
4 5 (0.39%) Mathematica
4 5 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.24%) MS Office
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.079%) Gephi
7 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.079%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.079%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.55%) RMDS
2 5 (0.39%) Magento
3 4 (0.31%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) Unica
4 2 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.079%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.079%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 136 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.04%) IaaS
4 20 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.10%) SaaS
6 13 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.79%) GitHub
8 10 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.71%) PaaS
10 7 (0.55%) Office 365
10 7 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.39%) Route 53
13 4 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.31%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.24%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 51 (4.01%) DNS
3 50 (3.93%) Firewall
4 43 (3.38%) Internet
5 37 (2.91%) HTTP
6 24 (1.89%) SAN
7 23 (1.81%) BGP
8 21 (1.65%) WAN
9 19 (1.49%) Broadband
9 19 (1.49%) VPN
10 17 (1.34%) LDAP
10 17 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (1.26%) VLAN
12 13 (1.02%) LAN
13 12 (0.94%) SNMP
13 12 (0.94%) OSPF
13 12 (0.94%) IPsec
13 12 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (0.86%) MRTG
15 10 (0.79%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (14.93%) MySQL
2 133 (10.45%) Big Data
3 111 (8.72%) Hadoop
4 100 (7.86%) SQL Server
4 100 (7.86%) Relational Database
5 89 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
6 88 (6.91%) NoSQL
7 65 (5.11%) MongoDB
8 63 (4.95%) Redis
9 53 (4.16%) RDBMS
10 36 (2.83%) Data Mining
11 33 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 27 (2.12%) Oracle Database
13 24 (1.89%) Apache Hive
14 19 (1.49%) KDB
15 17 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (1.10%) QlikView
18 14 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 175 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 143 (11.23%) Jenkins
3 83 (6.52%) JUnit
4 57 (4.48%) Selenium
5 51 (4.01%) Maven
6 49 (3.85%) Subversion
7 48 (3.77%) WebDriver
8 46 (3.61%) Cucumber
9 31 (2.44%) JIRA
10 26 (2.04%) Mercurial
11 21 (1.65%) TeamCity
12 20 (1.57%) Ant
13 19 (1.49%) NUnit
14 15 (1.18%) Hudson
15 14 (1.10%) FitNesse
16 11 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (0.86%) Emacs
17 10 (0.79%) Gradle
17 10 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 9 (0.71%) PHPUnit
General
1 449 (35.27%) Finance
2 117 (9.19%) Banking
3 112 (8.80%) Front Office
4 58 (4.56%) Marketing
5 52 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 40 (3.14%) Advertising
7 37 (2.91%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.65%) Retail
9 20 (1.57%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.18%) Games
11 11 (0.86%) Legal
12 10 (0.79%) Back Office
12 10 (0.79%) Multimedia
13 9 (0.71%) Billing
14 6 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.39%) Law
15 5 (0.39%) Electronics
16 3 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
17 1 (0.079%) German Language
17 1 (0.079%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 537 (42.18%) Developer
2 159 (12.49%) Python Developer
3 111 (8.72%) Analyst
4 108 (8.48%) Senior Developer
5 93 (7.31%) DevOps Engineer
6 81 (6.36%) Java Developer
7 80 (6.28%) Administrator
8 69 (5.42%) C++ Developer
9 66 (5.18%) Systems Administrator
10 54 (4.24%) Data Scientist
11 47 (3.69%) Test Engineer
11 47 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
12 44 (3.46%) Applications Support
13 39 (3.06%) Support Analyst
14 37 (2.91%) Software Developer
15 36 (2.83%) Linux Administrator
16 35 (2.75%) Software Engineer
16 35 (2.75%) Django Developer
17 34 (2.67%) Automation Engineer
18 33 (2.59%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (11.31%) HTML
2 122 (9.58%) Django
3 114 (8.96%) CSS
4 82 (6.44%) Spring
5 76 (5.97%) .NET
6 74 (5.81%) XML
7 68 (5.34%) HTML5
8 67 (5.26%) Web Services
9 53 (4.16%) jQuery
10 46 (3.61%) JSON
11 44 (3.46%) CSS3
12 39 (3.06%) Ruby on Rails
13 36 (2.83%) RESTful
14 31 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
15 27 (2.12%) AngularJS
16 26 (2.04%) Backbone.js
17 25 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
18 24 (1.89%) SciPy
18 24 (1.89%) LAMP
19 23 (1.81%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 182 (14.30%) Computer Science
2 165 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (8.64%) Algorithms
4 77 (6.05%) Derivative
5 64 (5.03%) Visualisation
6 62 (4.87%) Hedge funds
7 61 (4.79%) Data Structures
8 55 (4.32%) Mathematics
9 50 (3.93%) Data Centre
10 45 (3.53%) Statistics
11 43 (3.38%) User Experience
12 36 (2.83%) Mobile App
13 32 (2.51%) Equities
13 32 (2.51%) Fixed Income
14 30 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 22 (1.73%) Physics
16 16 (1.26%) Social Media
16 16 (1.26%) Private Cloud
17 15 (1.18%) Credit Risk
17 15 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 607 (47.68%) Linux
2 299 (23.49%) UNIX
3 224 (17.60%) Windows
4 69 (5.42%) Ubuntu
5 63 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (2.83%) Solaris
7 33 (2.59%) CentOS
8 29 (2.28%) Android
9 25 (1.96%) Debian
10 23 (1.81%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.18%) AIX
12 14 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.39%) Fedora
16 4 (0.31%) CoreOS
17 3 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
17 3 (0.24%) SUSE
18 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (16.58%) DevOps
3 192 (15.08%) Analytics
4 165 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
5 147 (11.55%) OO
6 137 (10.76%) Software Engineering
7 124 (9.74%) TDD
8 123 (9.66%) Open Source
9 113 (8.88%) Multithreading
10 106 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 92 (7.23%) Test Automation
12 82 (6.44%) BDD
13 80 (6.28%) Scrum
14 73 (5.73%) E-Commerce
15 59 (4.63%) Continuous Delivery
16 54 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
17 53 (4.16%) OOP
17 53 (4.16%) Unit Testing
18 52 (4.08%) ITIL
19 51 (4.01%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 481 (37.78%) Java
2 389 (30.56%) SQL
3 336 (26.39%) Perl
4 278 (21.84%) Ruby
5 271 (21.29%) C++
6 219 (17.20%) JavaScript
7 201 (15.79%) Bash Shell
8 188 (14.77%) PHP
9 164 (12.88%) C#
10 124 (9.74%) R
11 73 (5.73%) Shell Script
12 68 (5.34%) PowerShell
13 60 (4.71%) C
14 59 (4.63%) Scala
15 52 (4.08%) Groovy
16 37 (2.91%) VBA
17 29 (2.28%) MATLAB
18 27 (2.12%) T-SQL
19 22 (1.73%) PL/SQL
20 19 (1.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 231 (18.15%) Degree
2 55 (4.32%) PhD
3 18 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (0.79%) RHCE
5 9 (0.71%) CCNA
6 7 (0.55%) CCNP
7 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.39%) RHCA
7 5 (0.39%) CEH
7 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.31%) ISEB
9 3 (0.24%) CCIP
10 2 (0.16%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.16%) MCSE
10 2 (0.16%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.079%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.079%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.079%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (7.15%) QA
2 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (3.38%) Docker
3 22 (1.73%) Varnish
4 16 (1.26%) Active Directory
5 14 (1.10%) VirtualBox
6 12 (0.94%) KVM
6 12 (0.94%) LXC
7 11 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.71%) NFS
9 7 (0.55%) VMware Server
9 7 (0.55%) iptables
9 7 (0.55%) Xen
10 5 (0.39%) vSphere
10 5 (0.39%) PowerHA
10 5 (0.39%) Oracle Clusterware
10 5 (0.39%) Snort
10 5 (0.39%) Squid
10 5 (0.39%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.31%) HDFS
12 3 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 145 (11.39%) Puppet
2 121 (9.51%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (6.83%) Nagios
4 84 (6.60%) Ansible
5 48 (3.77%) Vagrant
6 33 (2.59%) ZABBIX
7 28 (2.20%) logstash
8 21 (1.65%) Kibana
9 20 (1.57%) StatsD
10 15 (1.18%) HAProxy
11 14 (1.10%) OPNET
12 13 (1.02%) Cacti
12 13 (1.02%) Mesos
13 12 (0.94%) Salt
14 11 (0.86%) Data Guard
15 10 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
16 8 (0.63%) Unicenter
16 8 (0.63%) Tivoli
17 7 (0.55%) CFEngine
17 7 (0.55%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 133 (10.45%) Oracle
2 104 (8.17%) Red Hat
3 99 (7.78%) VMware
4 47 (3.69%) Cisco
5 37 (2.91%) Splunk
6 35 (2.75%) Tableau
6 35 (2.75%) Google
7 28 (2.20%) New Relic
8 27 (2.12%) Sybase
9 23 (1.81%) Microsoft
10 21 (1.65%) HP
11 18 (1.41%) IBM
11 18 (1.41%) TIBCO
12 16 (1.26%) Reuters
12 16 (1.26%) F5
13 15 (1.18%) Dell
14 14 (1.10%) Citrix
15 12 (0.94%) Tradeweb
16 10 (0.79%) Adobe
16 10 (0.79%) Sun
City, London
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k - 100k + Bonus + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits.
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gregory James
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago