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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 29 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 662 592 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.44% 4.70% 4.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.30% 8.93% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 583 481 503
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £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
5381 6630 6665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.39% 52.64% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4754 5752 5937
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 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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.

1 571 (46.20%) Linux
2 454 (36.73%) Java
3 446 (36.08%) Finance
4 379 (30.66%) SQL
5 344 (27.83%) Perl
6 295 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
7 292 (23.62%) UNIX
8 266 (21.52%) Ruby
9 246 (19.90%) C++
10 228 (18.45%) Degree
11 217 (17.56%) Windows
12 215 (17.39%) JavaScript
13 205 (16.59%) Bash Shell
14 193 (15.61%) MySQL
15 187 (15.13%) Analytics
15 187 (15.13%) DevOps
16 185 (14.97%) PHP
17 176 (14.24%) Computer Science
18 167 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
19 155 (12.54%) Git (software)
20 150 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
21 148 (11.97%) C#
22 140 (11.33%) OO
23 138 (11.17%) HTML
23 138 (11.17%) Puppet
24 137 (11.08%) Oracle
25 135 (10.92%) Open Source
26 129 (10.44%) Jenkins
27 123 (9.95%) TDD
28 119 (9.63%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 98 (7.93%) Apache
2 76 (6.15%) Tomcat
3 56 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
4 42 (3.40%) SAS
5 38 (3.07%) nginx
6 35 (2.83%) Node.js
7 28 (2.27%) JBoss
8 27 (2.18%) OpenStack
9 25 (2.02%) Drupal
10 24 (1.94%) Apache Solr
11 23 (1.86%) Apache Spark
12 22 (1.78%) GlassFish
13 18 (1.46%) CMS
14 16 (1.29%) IIS
14 16 (1.29%) SharePoint
15 14 (1.13%) MS Exchange
15 14 (1.13%) Apache Pig
16 7 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.57%) WebSphere
17 6 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.54%) SPSS
3 5 (0.40%) Maya
3 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.32%) Mathematica
5 3 (0.24%) MS Office
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.081%) Gephi
7 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.081%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.081%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.49%) RMDS
2 5 (0.40%) Magento
2 5 (0.40%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) Unica
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.081%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.081%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 118 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.94%) IaaS
4 21 (1.70%) SaaS
5 20 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (1.05%) GitHub
7 12 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.97%) PaaS
8 10 (0.81%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.57%) Office 365
10 5 (0.40%) Route 53
10 5 (0.40%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 57 (4.61%) DNS
3 55 (4.45%) Firewall
4 43 (3.48%) Internet
4 43 (3.48%) HTTP
5 28 (2.27%) SAN
6 25 (2.02%) LDAP
7 19 (1.54%) VPN
7 19 (1.54%) BGP
8 18 (1.46%) WAN
9 17 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (1.13%) MRTG
10 14 (1.13%) Broadband
11 13 (1.05%) OSPF
11 13 (1.05%) SNMP
11 13 (1.05%) Multicast
12 12 (0.97%) VLAN
12 12 (0.97%) LAN
13 11 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (15.61%) MySQL
2 119 (9.63%) Big Data
3 105 (8.50%) Hadoop
4 102 (8.25%) SQL Server
5 100 (8.09%) Relational Database
6 87 (7.04%) NoSQL
7 79 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
8 58 (4.69%) MongoDB
9 55 (4.45%) Redis
10 52 (4.21%) RDBMS
11 37 (2.99%) Data Mining
12 30 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 26 (2.10%) Oracle Database
14 20 (1.62%) Apache Hive
15 19 (1.54%) KDB
16 17 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (1.29%) QlikView
18 15 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 15 (1.21%) DB2
19 14 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 155 (12.54%) Git (software)
2 129 (10.44%) Jenkins
3 78 (6.31%) JUnit
4 62 (5.02%) Selenium
5 49 (3.96%) WebDriver
6 46 (3.72%) Subversion
7 45 (3.64%) Maven
8 40 (3.24%) Cucumber
9 37 (2.99%) JIRA
10 27 (2.18%) Mercurial
11 25 (2.02%) Ant
12 21 (1.70%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.97%) Hudson
13 12 (0.97%) NUnit
13 12 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (0.97%) TestNG
14 11 (0.89%) Calabash
14 11 (0.89%) Emacs
15 10 (0.81%) Gradle
General
1 446 (36.08%) Finance
2 109 (8.82%) Banking
3 97 (7.85%) Front Office
4 47 (3.80%) Marketing
5 44 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 40 (3.24%) Advertising
7 33 (2.67%) Investment Banking
8 25 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.62%) Retail
10 15 (1.21%) Games
11 14 (1.13%) Legal
12 9 (0.73%) Back Office
12 9 (0.73%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.65%) Billing
14 7 (0.57%) Law
15 5 (0.40%) Electronics
15 5 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
16 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.081%) German Language
Job Titles
1 499 (40.37%) Developer
2 144 (11.65%) Python Developer
3 100 (8.09%) Analyst
4 97 (7.85%) Senior Developer
5 90 (7.28%) Administrator
6 80 (6.47%) Java Developer
7 75 (6.07%) DevOps Engineer
8 73 (5.91%) Systems Administrator
9 61 (4.94%) C++ Developer
10 54 (4.37%) Data Scientist
11 51 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
12 42 (3.40%) Test Engineer
13 40 (3.24%) Applications Support
14 38 (3.07%) Linux Administrator
15 37 (2.99%) Software Developer
15 37 (2.99%) Software Engineer
16 36 (2.91%) Support Analyst
17 35 (2.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 33 (2.67%) Linux Engineer
19 29 (2.35%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (11.17%) HTML
2 113 (9.14%) Django
3 106 (8.58%) CSS
4 79 (6.39%) Spring
5 77 (6.23%) .NET
5 77 (6.23%) Web Services
6 69 (5.58%) XML
7 62 (5.02%) HTML5
8 51 (4.13%) jQuery
9 39 (3.16%) CSS3
10 37 (2.99%) JSON
11 36 (2.91%) FIX Protocol
12 35 (2.83%) Ruby on Rails
12 35 (2.83%) RESTful
13 28 (2.27%) Backbone.js
14 27 (2.18%) AngularJS
15 26 (2.10%) LAMP
16 25 (2.02%) Pandas
17 24 (1.94%) SciPy
17 24 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 176 (14.24%) Computer Science
2 167 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (8.17%) Algorithms
4 78 (6.31%) Derivative
5 67 (5.42%) Visualisation
6 65 (5.26%) Hedge funds
7 60 (4.85%) Data Structures
8 52 (4.21%) Data Centre
9 46 (3.72%) Mathematics
10 41 (3.32%) User Experience
11 38 (3.07%) Statistics
12 37 (2.99%) Mobile App
13 34 (2.75%) Fixed Income
14 31 (2.51%) Equities
15 29 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 18 (1.46%) Physics
17 17 (1.38%) Clustering
17 17 (1.38%) Private Cloud
18 16 (1.29%) Social Media
19 14 (1.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 571 (46.20%) Linux
2 292 (23.62%) UNIX
3 217 (17.56%) Windows
4 70 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (4.29%) Ubuntu
6 37 (2.99%) Solaris
7 34 (2.75%) CentOS
8 31 (2.51%) Android
9 26 (2.10%) Debian
10 23 (1.86%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.21%) AIX
12 11 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.40%) Fedora
16 4 (0.32%) CoreOS
17 3 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
17 3 (0.24%) SUSE
17 3 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
18 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (15.13%) Analytics
2 187 (15.13%) DevOps
3 150 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
4 140 (11.33%) OO
5 135 (10.92%) Open Source
6 123 (9.95%) TDD
7 114 (9.22%) Software Engineering
8 111 (8.98%) Multithreading
9 102 (8.25%) Configuration Management
10 79 (6.39%) Scrum
11 77 (6.23%) E-Commerce
12 76 (6.15%) BDD
13 75 (6.07%) Test Automation
14 58 (4.69%) OOP
15 56 (4.53%) Unit Testing
16 55 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
17 54 (4.37%) Low Latency
18 53 (4.29%) MVC
19 51 (4.13%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 454 (36.73%) Java
2 379 (30.66%) SQL
3 344 (27.83%) Perl
4 266 (21.52%) Ruby
5 246 (19.90%) C++
6 215 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 205 (16.59%) Bash Shell
8 185 (14.97%) PHP
9 148 (11.97%) C#
10 116 (9.39%) R
11 72 (5.83%) Shell Script
12 63 (5.10%) PowerShell
12 63 (5.10%) C
13 49 (3.96%) Scala
14 43 (3.48%) Groovy
15 38 (3.07%) VBA
16 31 (2.51%) MATLAB
17 27 (2.18%) T-SQL
18 21 (1.70%) PL/SQL
19 18 (1.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 228 (18.45%) Degree
2 54 (4.37%) PhD
3 16 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (0.81%) RHCE
5 8 (0.65%) CCNA
6 6 (0.49%) ISEB
6 6 (0.49%) CCNP
7 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.40%) RHCA
7 5 (0.40%) CEH
7 5 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.24%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.16%) MCSE
10 2 (0.16%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.16%) CISSP
11 1 (0.081%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.081%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.081%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (7.69%) QA
2 8 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.24%) SLA
4 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (2.67%) Docker
3 20 (1.62%) Varnish
4 19 (1.54%) Active Directory
5 14 (1.13%) NFS
6 13 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (1.05%) VirtualBox
7 12 (0.97%) KVM
8 9 (0.73%) Squid
9 8 (0.65%) LXC
9 8 (0.65%) iptables
10 7 (0.57%) Xen
10 7 (0.57%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.49%) vSphere
12 5 (0.40%) Snort
12 5 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.40%) PowerHA
12 5 (0.40%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.40%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 138 (11.17%) Puppet
2 102 (8.25%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (6.96%) Nagios
4 58 (4.69%) Ansible
5 36 (2.91%) Vagrant
6 30 (2.43%) ZABBIX
7 29 (2.35%) logstash
8 24 (1.94%) Kibana
9 21 (1.70%) StatsD
10 14 (1.13%) HAProxy
10 14 (1.13%) Cacti
10 14 (1.13%) OPNET
11 13 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
11 13 (1.05%) Data Guard
12 11 (0.89%) Salt
13 8 (0.65%) Tivoli
14 7 (0.57%) Unicenter
14 7 (0.57%) CFEngine
14 7 (0.57%) Mesos
15 6 (0.49%) Graphite
Vendors
1 137 (11.08%) Oracle
2 103 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 95 (7.69%) VMware
4 51 (4.13%) Cisco
5 38 (3.07%) Splunk
6 35 (2.83%) Tableau
7 31 (2.51%) Google
8 30 (2.43%) New Relic
9 27 (2.18%) HP
10 26 (2.10%) Sybase
11 22 (1.78%) Microsoft
12 19 (1.54%) IBM
12 19 (1.54%) TIBCO
13 17 (1.38%) F5
14 16 (1.29%) Reuters
15 15 (1.21%) Citrix
16 13 (1.05%) Dell
17 12 (0.97%) Tradeweb
18 10 (0.81%) Perforce
18 10 (0.81%) Adobe
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55-60k Annually + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k - 120k + Bonus + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k - 120k + Bonus + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus + 25 days holiday
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £77500 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £40-45k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday