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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 31 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 609 540 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.84% 4.32% 3.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.54% 8.22% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 534 455 404
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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
5277 6573 6480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.64% 52.54% 53.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5704 5755
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 1 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 1 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.

1 467 (44.39%) Linux
2 374 (35.55%) Java
3 351 (33.37%) Finance
4 342 (32.51%) Perl
5 321 (30.51%) SQL
6 260 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
7 251 (23.86%) UNIX
8 224 (21.29%) Ruby
9 195 (18.54%) Degree
10 190 (18.06%) MySQL
11 183 (17.40%) C++
12 178 (16.92%) Bash Shell
13 170 (16.16%) Windows
14 168 (15.97%) PHP
15 163 (15.49%) JavaScript
16 144 (13.69%) DevOps
17 136 (12.93%) Computer Science
18 133 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
19 131 (12.45%) Analytics
20 125 (11.88%) Puppet
21 120 (11.41%) Git (software)
22 116 (11.03%) OO
23 111 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
24 109 (10.36%) Red Hat
25 107 (10.17%) C#
26 104 (9.89%) TDD
27 103 (9.79%) Oracle
28 101 (9.60%) Open Source
29 98 (9.32%) HTML
30 97 (9.22%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 83 (7.89%) Apache
2 54 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 48 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
4 42 (3.99%) nginx
5 34 (3.23%) SAS
6 28 (2.66%) Node.js
7 24 (2.28%) OpenStack
7 24 (2.28%) Apache Solr
8 19 (1.81%) GlassFish
9 18 (1.71%) CMS
9 18 (1.71%) Apache Pig
10 17 (1.62%) Apache Spark
11 14 (1.33%) SharePoint
12 12 (1.14%) JBoss
12 12 (1.14%) MS Exchange
13 11 (1.05%) Drupal
14 9 (0.86%) IIS
15 6 (0.57%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.14%) MS Office
3 8 (0.76%) SPSS
4 1 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.095%) Maya
4 1 (0.095%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.095%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.095%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 6 (0.57%) RMDS
2 5 (0.48%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.29%) Magento
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.095%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 94 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.85%) SaaS
3 22 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.62%) IaaS
5 13 (1.24%) PaaS
5 13 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (0.76%) GitHub
8 8 (0.76%) Route 53
8 8 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.48%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.38%) Sumo Logic
11 4 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.19%) Datadog
13 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 69 (6.56%) Firewall
2 67 (6.37%) TCP/IP
3 54 (5.13%) DNS
4 42 (3.99%) HTTP
5 32 (3.04%) Internet
6 30 (2.85%) LDAP
7 25 (2.38%) BGP
7 25 (2.38%) DHCP
8 20 (1.90%) VPN
9 19 (1.81%) SAN
10 16 (1.52%) Multicast
10 16 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (1.43%) Broadband
12 14 (1.33%) DMZ
12 14 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (1.24%) OSPF
14 12 (1.14%) WAN
14 12 (1.14%) SNMP
15 11 (1.05%) MRTG
15 11 (1.05%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (18.06%) MySQL
2 90 (8.56%) NoSQL
3 86 (8.17%) Hadoop
4 83 (7.89%) SQL Server
5 82 (7.79%) Big Data
6 74 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
7 71 (6.75%) Relational Database
8 54 (5.13%) MongoDB
9 40 (3.80%) Redis
10 36 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
12 29 (2.76%) Data Mining
12 29 (2.76%) RDBMS
13 22 (2.09%) Apache Hive
14 17 (1.62%) Oracle Database
15 15 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (1.24%) KDB
18 12 (1.14%) DB2
19 10 (0.95%) HBase
Development Applications
1 120 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 97 (9.22%) Jenkins
3 52 (4.94%) Selenium
4 50 (4.75%) JUnit
5 43 (4.09%) Subversion
6 40 (3.80%) WebDriver
7 32 (3.04%) JIRA
8 28 (2.66%) Cucumber
8 28 (2.66%) Maven
9 24 (2.28%) Mercurial
10 23 (2.19%) Ant
11 15 (1.43%) TeamCity
11 15 (1.43%) Calabash
12 14 (1.33%) TestNG
13 11 (1.05%) Appium
13 11 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.86%) Hudson
14 9 (0.86%) Gradle
14 9 (0.86%) Bugzilla
15 8 (0.76%) Eclipse
General
1 351 (33.37%) Finance
2 87 (8.27%) Banking
3 81 (7.70%) Front Office
4 46 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 34 (3.23%) Marketing
5 34 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 27 (2.57%) Advertising
7 26 (2.47%) Financial Institution
8 25 (2.38%) Retail
9 17 (1.62%) Games
10 14 (1.33%) Law
11 12 (1.14%) Back Office
11 12 (1.14%) iGaming
12 8 (0.76%) Legal
13 5 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
14 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.38%) Publishing
15 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 394 (37.45%) Developer
2 125 (11.88%) Python Developer
3 97 (9.22%) Administrator
4 88 (8.37%) Systems Administrator
5 71 (6.75%) Java Developer
6 70 (6.65%) Analyst
7 69 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 59 (5.61%) C++ Developer
9 53 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
10 42 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
11 38 (3.61%) Data Scientist
12 36 (3.42%) Software Engineer
13 35 (3.33%) Applications Support
13 35 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
13 35 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
14 34 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 29 (2.76%) Test Engineer
16 27 (2.57%) Junior
16 27 (2.57%) Support Analyst
17 25 (2.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (9.32%) HTML
2 81 (7.70%) Django
3 78 (7.41%) CSS
4 76 (7.22%) Web Services
5 75 (7.13%) .NET
6 66 (6.27%) XML
7 55 (5.23%) Spring
8 47 (4.47%) jQuery
9 46 (4.37%) HTML5
10 38 (3.61%) RESTful
11 35 (3.33%) JSON
12 31 (2.95%) Ruby on Rails
12 31 (2.95%) RabbitMQ
13 30 (2.85%) Backbone.js
14 29 (2.76%) CSS3
15 25 (2.38%) Pandas
16 24 (2.28%) FIX Protocol
17 22 (2.09%) D3.js
18 21 (2.00%) SciPy
18 21 (2.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 136 (12.93%) Computer Science
2 133 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (9.60%) Open Source
4 71 (6.75%) Algorithms
5 61 (5.80%) Derivative
6 55 (5.23%) Data Structures
7 46 (4.37%) Hedge funds
8 40 (3.80%) Visualisation
9 37 (3.52%) User Experience
10 35 (3.33%) Fixed Income
11 27 (2.57%) Equities
12 25 (2.38%) Mobile App
13 24 (2.28%) Mathematics
14 23 (2.19%) Statistics
15 20 (1.90%) Credit Risk
16 16 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 15 (1.43%) Management Information System
18 12 (1.14%) Clustering
19 11 (1.05%) Social Media
19 11 (1.05%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 467 (44.39%) Linux
2 251 (23.86%) UNIX
3 170 (16.16%) Windows
4 72 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (4.37%) Ubuntu
6 42 (3.99%) Solaris
7 29 (2.76%) Debian
8 25 (2.38%) CentOS
9 23 (2.19%) Android
10 17 (1.62%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.76%) AIX
11 8 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.48%) Fedora
12 5 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.38%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.29%) SUSE
15 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (13.69%) DevOps
3 131 (12.45%) Analytics
4 116 (11.03%) OO
5 111 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
6 104 (9.89%) TDD
7 93 (8.84%) Multithreading
8 78 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 73 (6.94%) Configuration Management
10 67 (6.37%) E-Commerce
11 62 (5.89%) Scrum
11 62 (5.89%) BDD
12 53 (5.04%) Low Latency
13 52 (4.94%) Test Automation
14 51 (4.85%) Unit Testing
15 49 (4.66%) OOP
16 47 (4.47%) MVC
17 44 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
18 40 (3.80%) Release Management
19 39 (3.71%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 374 (35.55%) Java
2 342 (32.51%) Perl
3 321 (30.51%) SQL
4 224 (21.29%) Ruby
5 183 (17.40%) C++
6 178 (16.92%) Bash Shell
7 168 (15.97%) PHP
8 163 (15.49%) JavaScript
9 107 (10.17%) C#
10 80 (7.60%) R
11 75 (7.13%) Shell Script
12 59 (5.61%) PowerShell
13 55 (5.23%) C
14 50 (4.75%) Scala
15 39 (3.71%) VBA
16 27 (2.57%) T-SQL
17 25 (2.38%) Groovy
18 21 (2.00%) MATLAB
19 16 (1.52%) Clojure
20 15 (1.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 195 (18.54%) Degree
2 41 (3.90%) PhD
3 23 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.33%) CCNP
5 12 (1.14%) CISSP
6 10 (0.95%) CISA
6 10 (0.95%) CISM
6 10 (0.95%) MBA
7 8 (0.76%) CCNA
8 6 (0.57%) CCIP
9 5 (0.48%) ISEB
9 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.29%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.29%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.19%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.19%) MCSE
12 2 (0.19%) RHCE
12 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (7.13%) QA
2 8 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.29%) SLA
4 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.71%) NFS
3 18 (1.71%) Varnish
3 18 (1.71%) Docker
4 14 (1.33%) KVM
5 11 (1.05%) VirtualBox
5 11 (1.05%) Xen
6 10 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (0.86%) Squid
7 9 (0.86%) iptables
8 8 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (0.67%) HDFS
10 5 (0.48%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.48%) PowerHA
10 5 (0.48%) Samba
10 5 (0.48%) Snort
10 5 (0.48%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 125 (11.88%) Puppet
2 97 (9.22%) Opscode Chef
3 79 (7.51%) Nagios
4 39 (3.71%) Ansible
5 27 (2.57%) ZABBIX
6 25 (2.38%) logstash
7 21 (2.00%) Kibana
8 18 (1.71%) StatsD
8 18 (1.71%) Vagrant
9 17 (1.62%) HAProxy
10 13 (1.24%) Cacti
10 13 (1.24%) ITRS Geneos
11 11 (1.05%) Salt
12 9 (0.86%) OPNET
13 8 (0.76%) OpenView
13 8 (0.76%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.76%) Data Guard
14 7 (0.67%) Munin
14 7 (0.67%) Graphite
15 6 (0.57%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 109 (10.36%) Red Hat
2 103 (9.79%) Oracle
3 70 (6.65%) VMware
4 62 (5.89%) Cisco
5 44 (4.18%) Splunk
6 38 (3.61%) HP
7 34 (3.23%) Microsoft
8 28 (2.66%) Sybase
9 26 (2.47%) Google
10 21 (2.00%) New Relic
11 19 (1.81%) Tableau
12 16 (1.52%) Reuters
13 13 (1.24%) IBM
14 12 (1.14%) Tradeweb
15 11 (1.05%) Cloudera
15 11 (1.05%) NetApp
16 10 (0.95%) Teradata
17 9 (0.86%) Hortonworks
17 9 (0.86%) RainStor
17 9 (0.86%) TIBCO
City, London
Salt
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + be - bonus,shares,travel,health+
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £58000 - £62000 per annum + 5000 flex benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Annapurna HR
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum, Benefits Plus exceptional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago