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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 45 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 604 568 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.09% 4.80% 4.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.72% 8.55% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 523 528 546
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
6214 6642 7111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.32% 56.15% 55.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5408 6005 6623
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 516 (44.25%) Java
2 494 (42.37%) Linux
3 371 (31.82%) Finance
4 335 (28.73%) C++
5 332 (28.47%) SQL
6 312 (26.76%) Ruby
7 298 (25.56%) Perl
8 281 (24.10%) JavaScript
9 250 (21.44%) Degree
10 236 (20.24%) UNIX
11 215 (18.44%) HTML
12 202 (17.32%) C#
13 190 (16.30%) Computer Science
14 181 (15.52%) PHP
15 175 (15.01%) MySQL
16 171 (14.67%) OO
17 169 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
18 165 (14.15%) CSS
19 159 (13.64%) Bash Shell
20 153 (13.12%) Windows
21 138 (11.84%) Open Source
22 136 (11.66%) Banking
23 132 (11.32%) Puppet
24 128 (10.98%) Analytics
25 126 (10.81%) Oracle
26 124 (10.63%) jQuery
27 123 (10.55%) Front Office
28 119 (10.21%) Git (software)
29 118 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
30 115 (9.86%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 89 (7.63%) Node.js
2 87 (7.46%) Apache
3 75 (6.43%) Tomcat
4 61 (5.23%) SAS
5 52 (4.46%) nginx
6 40 (3.43%) WebLogic
7 33 (2.83%) Apache Pig
8 28 (2.40%) Apache Solr
9 16 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.20%) WordPress
10 14 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
11 12 (1.03%) CMS
11 12 (1.03%) GlassFish
12 9 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (0.77%) Sitefinity
12 9 (0.77%) Orchard CMS
12 9 (0.77%) NServiceBus
12 9 (0.77%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.77%) Magnolia
13 7 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 50 (4.29%) SPSS
2 28 (2.40%) CPLEX
3 14 (1.20%) MS Excel
4 7 (0.60%) MS Office
5 6 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.34%) InDesign
7 4 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.34%) Blender
7 4 (0.34%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.26%) Maya
9 2 (0.17%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.086%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.086%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.086%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.69%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.51%) Magento
3 3 (0.26%) Endur
4 2 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.086%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.086%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.086%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.97%) SaaS
3 21 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (1.80%) GitHub
4 13 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.43%) Heroku
6 4 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.34%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.26%) PaaS
7 3 (0.26%) Jelastic
8 2 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.17%) Office 365
9 1 (0.086%) Route 53
9 1 (0.086%) IaaS
9 1 (0.086%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.086%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.72%) HTTP
2 40 (3.43%) DNS
3 37 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 34 (2.92%) Internet
5 28 (2.40%) Firewall
5 28 (2.40%) BIG-IP
5 28 (2.40%) NetScaler
5 28 (2.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 24 (2.06%) LAN
7 23 (1.97%) WAN
8 22 (1.89%) BGP
9 21 (1.80%) LDAP
10 19 (1.63%) Network Security
11 17 (1.46%) DHCP
12 16 (1.37%) MPLS
13 15 (1.29%) SAN
13 15 (1.29%) Broadband
14 13 (1.11%) GSM
14 13 (1.11%) Multicast
15 10 (0.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (15.01%) MySQL
2 111 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 101 (8.66%) Big Data
4 94 (8.06%) Hadoop
5 76 (6.52%) NoSQL
6 74 (6.35%) SQL Server
7 69 (5.92%) Data Mining
8 63 (5.40%) MongoDB
9 45 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
10 30 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (2.40%) DB2
11 28 (2.40%) Apache Hive
12 22 (1.89%) KDB
13 21 (1.80%) Redis
14 18 (1.54%) QlikView
15 15 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (1.20%) HBase
17 13 (1.11%) Neo4j
18 12 (1.03%) RDBMS
19 11 (0.94%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 119 (10.21%) Git (software)
2 74 (6.35%) Jenkins
3 57 (4.89%) Selenium
4 41 (3.52%) Subversion
5 38 (3.26%) Maven
6 36 (3.09%) JIRA
7 34 (2.92%) WebDriver
8 29 (2.49%) Hudson
9 27 (2.32%) Grunt
10 24 (2.06%) Cucumber
11 18 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (1.46%) Ant
13 15 (1.29%) JUnit
13 15 (1.29%) SoapUI
14 14 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
14 14 (1.20%) TeamCity
15 12 (1.03%) QUnit
15 12 (1.03%) PhantomJS
15 12 (1.03%) JSHint
16 11 (0.94%) Mercurial
General
1 371 (31.82%) Finance
2 136 (11.66%) Banking
3 123 (10.55%) Front Office
4 70 (6.00%) Investment Banking
5 43 (3.69%) Games
5 43 (3.69%) Marketing
6 42 (3.60%) Retail
7 39 (3.34%) Advertising
8 38 (3.26%) Telecoms
9 20 (1.72%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.37%) Publishing
11 14 (1.20%) Back Office
12 7 (0.60%) Legal
13 6 (0.51%) Law
14 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.086%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.086%) Electronics
16 1 (0.086%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 533 (45.71%) Developer
2 134 (11.49%) Python Developer
3 100 (8.58%) Java Developer
4 98 (8.40%) Senior Developer
5 84 (7.20%) Administrator
6 72 (6.17%) C++ Developer
7 67 (5.75%) Analyst
8 65 (5.57%) Linux Administrator
9 61 (5.23%) Data Scientist
10 57 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
11 42 (3.60%) Junior
11 42 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
11 42 (3.60%) Front-End Developer
12 37 (3.17%) Applications Support
13 33 (2.83%) Software Engineer
13 33 (2.83%) Tester
13 33 (2.83%) Linux Engineer
14 28 (2.40%) Programmer
14 28 (2.40%) C# Developer
14 28 (2.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (18.44%) HTML
2 165 (14.15%) CSS
3 124 (10.63%) jQuery
4 112 (9.61%) Django
5 100 (8.58%) XML
6 83 (7.12%) HTML5
7 80 (6.86%) Backbone.js
8 65 (5.57%) .NET
9 63 (5.40%) Web Services
10 54 (4.63%) AngularJS
11 52 (4.46%) JSON
12 47 (4.03%) Spring
13 44 (3.77%) RESTful
13 44 (3.77%) REST
14 42 (3.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 39 (3.34%) LAMP
16 35 (3.00%) CSS3
17 32 (2.74%) SOAP
18 29 (2.49%) ASP.NET
18 29 (2.49%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 190 (16.30%) Computer Science
2 138 (11.84%) Open Source
3 106 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 69 (5.92%) Hedge funds
5 68 (5.83%) Visualisation
6 54 (4.63%) Derivative
7 52 (4.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 50 (4.29%) Statistics
9 45 (3.86%) Fixed Income
10 43 (3.69%) Neural Network
11 40 (3.43%) Economics
12 39 (3.34%) Digital Media
13 36 (3.09%) Physics
14 33 (2.83%) Applied Mathematics
15 26 (2.23%) Equities
15 26 (2.23%) Mobile App
16 21 (1.80%) Market Risk
17 20 (1.72%) Kindle
18 17 (1.46%) Blog
19 16 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 494 (42.37%) Linux
2 236 (20.24%) UNIX
3 153 (13.12%) Windows
4 76 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 61 (5.23%) Ubuntu
5 61 (5.23%) CentOS
6 47 (4.03%) Android
7 40 (3.43%) Solaris
8 35 (3.00%) Apple iOS
9 21 (1.80%) Debian
10 14 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.94%) AIX
12 11 (0.94%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.51%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.43%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.26%) Fedora
17 1 (0.086%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (14.67%) OO
2 169 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (10.98%) Analytics
4 118 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
5 115 (9.86%) DevOps
6 111 (9.52%) TDD
7 110 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 95 (8.15%) E-Commerce
9 82 (7.03%) ITIL
10 76 (6.52%) Low Latency
11 74 (6.35%) Multithreading
12 68 (5.83%) Scrum
12 68 (5.83%) BDD
13 62 (5.32%) MVC
14 52 (4.46%) Data Modelling
15 50 (4.29%) Data Analysis
15 50 (4.29%) Load Balancing
16 49 (4.20%) Statistical Analysis
17 47 (4.03%) Configuration Management
18 46 (3.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 516 (44.25%) Java
2 335 (28.73%) C++
3 332 (28.47%) SQL
4 312 (26.76%) Ruby
5 298 (25.56%) Perl
6 281 (24.10%) JavaScript
7 202 (17.32%) C#
8 181 (15.52%) PHP
9 159 (13.64%) Bash Shell
10 96 (8.23%) C
11 92 (7.89%) R
12 57 (4.89%) Scala
13 50 (4.29%) Shell Script
14 44 (3.77%) MATLAB
14 44 (3.77%) Groovy
14 44 (3.77%) VBA
15 22 (1.89%) PowerShell
16 20 (1.72%) Clojure
17 16 (1.37%) Tcl
18 15 (1.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 250 (21.44%) Degree
2 65 (5.57%) PhD
3 29 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.20%) CCNP
4 14 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 13 (1.11%) CCIP
5 13 (1.11%) CCNA
6 12 (1.03%) RHCE
7 11 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (0.86%) ISEB
9 8 (0.69%) Security Cleared
10 7 (0.60%) GPEN
10 7 (0.60%) OSCP
10 7 (0.60%) CISSP
10 7 (0.60%) MCSE
10 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.60%) CISA
10 7 (0.60%) CISM
10 7 (0.60%) GSEC
11 4 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.03%) QA
2 20 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.086%) WCAG
4 1 (0.086%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.086%) GPG13
System Software
1 48 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (3.00%) KVM
3 29 (2.49%) Xen
4 22 (1.89%) NFS
5 21 (1.80%) Active Directory
6 11 (0.94%) Samba
7 9 (0.77%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.77%) Varnish
8 8 (0.69%) XenServer
9 7 (0.60%) Nmap
10 5 (0.43%) Postfix
10 5 (0.43%) vSphere
11 4 (0.34%) Docker
11 4 (0.34%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.17%) vCloud
13 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.17%) HDFS
13 2 (0.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 132 (11.32%) Puppet
2 86 (7.38%) Nagios
3 79 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (4.03%) ZABBIX
5 41 (3.52%) Salt
6 37 (3.17%) Cacti
7 35 (3.00%) CFEngine
7 35 (3.00%) Ansible
8 17 (1.46%) logstash
9 14 (1.20%) Kibana
10 13 (1.11%) StatsD
11 12 (1.03%) Vagrant
12 8 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
12 8 (0.69%) Capistrano
13 7 (0.60%) SCCM
14 6 (0.51%) Control-M
14 6 (0.51%) HAProxy
15 5 (0.43%) SmokePing
15 5 (0.43%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 126 (10.81%) Oracle
2 111 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 73 (6.26%) VMware
4 52 (4.46%) JBoss
5 35 (3.00%) Cisco
6 31 (2.66%) Microsoft
6 31 (2.66%) F5
7 29 (2.49%) Citrix
8 25 (2.14%) Sybase
8 25 (2.14%) Tableau
9 20 (1.72%) HP
10 16 (1.37%) Adobe
10 16 (1.37%) Twitter
11 14 (1.20%) New Relic
11 14 (1.20%) Google
12 12 (1.03%) Sun
13 9 (0.77%) Calypso
13 9 (0.77%) Dell
13 9 (0.77%) ION Trading
13 9 (0.77%) EPiServer
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum healthcare, pension, flexible benefi
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Healthcare + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago