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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 44 51 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +27
Permanent jobs citing Python 514 523 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.94% 4.68% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.86% 8.83% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 453 439 363
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £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 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
5212 5923 6059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.11% 52.95% 54.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4581 5100 5456
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
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 £39,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 422 (42.93%) Linux
2 358 (36.42%) Java
3 308 (31.33%) Finance
4 305 (31.03%) SQL
5 301 (30.62%) Perl
6 255 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
7 214 (21.77%) UNIX
8 207 (21.06%) Ruby
9 190 (19.33%) C++
10 180 (18.31%) Degree
11 172 (17.50%) Bash Shell
12 170 (17.29%) MySQL
13 158 (16.07%) JavaScript
14 144 (14.65%) Computer Science
15 141 (14.34%) Windows
16 138 (14.04%) PHP
17 129 (13.12%) Analytics
18 126 (12.82%) C#
19 123 (12.51%) DevOps
20 122 (12.41%) Puppet
21 120 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
22 119 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
23 109 (11.09%) Git (software)
24 105 (10.68%) Open Source
25 103 (10.48%) OO
26 101 (10.27%) TDD
27 100 (10.17%) Oracle
28 98 (9.97%) Red Hat
29 89 (9.05%) .NET
29 89 (9.05%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 71 (7.22%) Apache
2 41 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 40 (4.07%) nginx
4 33 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (2.85%) SAS
6 23 (2.34%) Apache Pig
7 22 (2.24%) Apache Solr
8 21 (2.14%) CMS
9 20 (2.03%) OpenStack
10 19 (1.93%) Node.js
11 16 (1.63%) GlassFish
12 14 (1.42%) Apache Spark
13 11 (1.12%) JBoss
13 11 (1.12%) WebLogic
13 11 (1.12%) SharePoint
14 8 (0.81%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.51%) IIS
15 5 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
16 4 (0.41%) Drupal
16 4 (0.41%) Jetty
Applications
1 16 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.42%) MS Office
3 10 (1.02%) SPSS
4 3 (0.31%) LaTeX
5 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) Weka
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.10%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.10%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.41%) RMDS
3 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.10%) Maximo
5 1 (0.10%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.15%) SaaS
3 26 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (1.22%) IaaS
5 12 (1.22%) Amazon S3
6 11 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.02%) PaaS
7 10 (1.02%) GitHub
8 9 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.71%) Route 53
11 6 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.41%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.20%) Sumo Logic
14 2 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 67 (6.82%) Firewall
2 61 (6.21%) TCP/IP
3 52 (5.29%) DNS
4 38 (3.87%) HTTP
5 28 (2.85%) LDAP
5 28 (2.85%) Internet
6 24 (2.44%) DHCP
7 21 (2.14%) BGP
8 19 (1.93%) VPN
9 18 (1.83%) SAN
10 15 (1.53%) Multicast
11 14 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (1.42%) DMZ
12 13 (1.32%) MPLS
12 13 (1.32%) SNMP
12 13 (1.32%) Broadband
12 13 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (1.12%) OSPF
14 10 (1.02%) IPsec
14 10 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (17.29%) MySQL
2 81 (8.24%) NoSQL
3 75 (7.63%) Hadoop
3 75 (7.63%) SQL Server
4 74 (7.53%) Big Data
5 59 (6.00%) Relational Database
6 55 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
7 53 (5.39%) MongoDB
8 35 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (3.46%) Data Mining
10 27 (2.75%) Redis
11 25 (2.54%) Apache Hive
12 24 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (2.24%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (1.63%) Oracle Database
16 14 (1.42%) Mahout
16 14 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (1.32%) DB2
18 12 (1.22%) Impala
Development Applications
1 109 (11.09%) Git (software)
2 84 (8.55%) Jenkins
3 45 (4.58%) Selenium
4 39 (3.97%) JUnit
5 38 (3.87%) Subversion
6 33 (3.36%) WebDriver
7 29 (2.95%) Cucumber
8 28 (2.85%) JIRA
9 26 (2.64%) Maven
10 25 (2.54%) Ant
10 25 (2.54%) Mercurial
11 17 (1.73%) TeamCity
12 14 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (1.42%) Calabash
13 13 (1.32%) TestNG
13 13 (1.32%) Hudson
14 10 (1.02%) Appium
15 9 (0.92%) Bugzilla
16 8 (0.81%) Eclipse
16 8 (0.81%) Yeoman
General
1 308 (31.33%) Finance
2 81 (8.24%) Front Office
2 81 (8.24%) Banking
3 47 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 31 (3.15%) Marketing
6 25 (2.54%) Financial Institution
7 24 (2.44%) Retail
8 21 (2.14%) Games
8 21 (2.14%) Advertising
9 15 (1.53%) Back Office
10 14 (1.42%) iGaming
11 12 (1.22%) Law
12 6 (0.61%) Legal
12 6 (0.61%) Publishing
13 5 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
13 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.51%) Electronics
14 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 363 (36.93%) Developer
2 113 (11.50%) Python Developer
3 91 (9.26%) Administrator
4 82 (8.34%) Systems Administrator
5 71 (7.22%) Java Developer
6 66 (6.71%) C++ Developer
7 65 (6.61%) Analyst
8 58 (5.90%) Senior Developer
9 46 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
10 39 (3.97%) Software Engineer
11 37 (3.76%) Linux Administrator
11 37 (3.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 37 (3.76%) Data Scientist
12 32 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
13 31 (3.15%) Applications Support
14 30 (3.05%) .NET Developer
14 30 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
15 28 (2.85%) Consultant
16 26 (2.64%) Junior
16 26 (2.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (9.05%) .NET
2 85 (8.65%) HTML
2 85 (8.65%) Django
3 78 (7.93%) Web Services
4 68 (6.92%) CSS
5 64 (6.51%) XML
6 48 (4.88%) Spring
7 42 (4.27%) jQuery
7 42 (4.27%) HTML5
8 36 (3.66%) RESTful
9 34 (3.46%) JSON
10 30 (3.05%) Backbone.js
10 30 (3.05%) Pandas
11 29 (2.95%) CSS3
12 28 (2.85%) Ruby on Rails
13 25 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
13 25 (2.54%) D3.js
14 24 (2.44%) SciPy
15 21 (2.14%) FIX Protocol
15 21 (2.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 144 (14.65%) Computer Science
2 120 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (10.68%) Open Source
4 68 (6.92%) Algorithms
5 56 (5.70%) Data Structures
6 51 (5.19%) Hedge funds
7 47 (4.78%) Derivative
8 42 (4.27%) Fixed Income
9 41 (4.17%) Visualisation
10 33 (3.36%) Equities
11 30 (3.05%) User Experience
12 29 (2.95%) Mathematics
13 22 (2.24%) Credit Risk
14 19 (1.93%) Statistics
15 18 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (1.73%) Mobile App
17 14 (1.42%) Social Media
18 11 (1.12%) Clustering
18 11 (1.12%) Management Information System
18 11 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 422 (42.93%) Linux
2 214 (21.77%) UNIX
3 141 (14.34%) Windows
4 69 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (4.68%) Ubuntu
6 43 (4.37%) Solaris
7 27 (2.75%) Debian
8 23 (2.34%) Android
9 17 (1.73%) CentOS
10 14 (1.42%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.71%) AIX
12 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.61%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.41%) SUSE
14 2 (0.20%) Fedora
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (13.12%) Analytics
3 123 (12.51%) DevOps
4 119 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
5 103 (10.48%) OO
6 101 (10.27%) TDD
7 82 (8.34%) Multithreading
8 70 (7.12%) Software Engineering
9 66 (6.71%) Configuration Management
10 60 (6.10%) Scrum
11 52 (5.29%) Unit Testing
12 51 (5.19%) E-Commerce
13 50 (5.09%) BDD
13 50 (5.09%) Low Latency
14 44 (4.48%) Test Automation
15 43 (4.37%) MVC
16 42 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
17 40 (4.07%) OOP
17 40 (4.07%) Release Management
18 37 (3.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 358 (36.42%) Java
2 305 (31.03%) SQL
3 301 (30.62%) Perl
4 207 (21.06%) Ruby
5 190 (19.33%) C++
6 172 (17.50%) Bash Shell
7 158 (16.07%) JavaScript
8 138 (14.04%) PHP
9 126 (12.82%) C#
10 74 (7.53%) R
11 68 (6.92%) Shell Script
12 60 (6.10%) C
13 50 (5.09%) VBA
13 50 (5.09%) PowerShell
14 41 (4.17%) Scala
15 26 (2.64%) T-SQL
16 22 (2.24%) Groovy
17 19 (1.93%) Clojure
18 18 (1.83%) Tcl
18 18 (1.83%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 180 (18.31%) Degree
2 35 (3.56%) PhD
3 24 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.42%) CCNP
4 14 (1.42%) CISSP
5 12 (1.22%) CISA
5 12 (1.22%) CISM
5 12 (1.22%) MBA
6 9 (0.92%) CCNA
7 7 (0.71%) CCIP
8 4 (0.41%) ISEB
9 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.20%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.20%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.20%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.20%) RHCE
10 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.41%) QA
2 10 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.31%) SLA
4 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.83%) Docker
4 16 (1.63%) NFS
5 12 (1.22%) KVM
6 11 (1.12%) Varnish
7 9 (0.92%) VirtualBox
7 9 (0.92%) Xen
8 8 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (0.81%) iptables
9 7 (0.71%) HDFS
9 7 (0.71%) Squid
9 7 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (0.61%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.51%) Oracle Clusterware
11 5 (0.51%) PowerHA
11 5 (0.51%) XenServer
11 5 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 122 (12.41%) Puppet
2 89 (9.05%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (7.93%) Nagios
4 28 (2.85%) Ansible
5 23 (2.34%) ZABBIX
6 22 (2.24%) logstash
7 18 (1.83%) Kibana
8 16 (1.63%) StatsD
8 16 (1.63%) Cacti
9 15 (1.53%) HAProxy
9 15 (1.53%) Vagrant
10 13 (1.32%) ITRS Geneos
11 10 (1.02%) OpenView
12 9 (0.92%) Munin
13 8 (0.81%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.81%) Salt
14 7 (0.71%) SELinux
15 6 (0.61%) Graphite
16 5 (0.51%) Oracle Flashback
16 5 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 100 (10.17%) Oracle
2 98 (9.97%) Red Hat
3 60 (6.10%) VMware
4 57 (5.80%) Cisco
5 43 (4.37%) Splunk
6 40 (4.07%) HP
7 39 (3.97%) Microsoft
8 24 (2.44%) Sybase
9 23 (2.34%) Tableau
10 17 (1.73%) New Relic
11 16 (1.63%) Google
12 12 (1.22%) Teradata
12 12 (1.22%) IBM
13 11 (1.12%) Reuters
13 11 (1.12%) Informatica
13 11 (1.12%) NetApp
13 11 (1.12%) Cloudera
14 10 (1.02%) TIBCO
15 9 (0.92%) Veritas
15 9 (0.92%) RainStor
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Human Resources
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Optimus Search
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £51 - £55k per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Argyll Scott Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: Competetive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 80k - 120k + Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago