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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 43 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Python 579 520 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.04% 4.46% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.69% 8.07% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 502 480 575
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 £40,000 £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
5977 6444 6914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.06% 55.26% 54.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5219 5795 6459
Average salary £54,250 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 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 18 September 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.

1 509 (43.17%) Java
2 497 (42.15%) Linux
3 386 (32.74%) Finance
4 361 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
5 342 (29.01%) C++
6 324 (27.48%) SQL
7 312 (26.46%) Ruby
8 307 (26.04%) Perl
9 274 (23.24%) JavaScript
10 249 (21.12%) Degree
11 236 (20.02%) UNIX
12 207 (17.56%) HTML
13 206 (17.47%) C#
14 195 (16.54%) Computer Science
15 175 (14.84%) MySQL
16 173 (14.67%) PHP
17 167 (14.16%) OO
18 161 (13.66%) Windows
19 159 (13.49%) CSS
20 158 (13.40%) Bash Shell
21 141 (11.96%) Open Source
22 138 (11.70%) Puppet
22 138 (11.70%) Banking
23 130 (11.03%) Analytics
24 126 (10.69%) Front Office
24 126 (10.69%) Oracle
25 123 (10.43%) jQuery
26 121 (10.26%) TDD
27 120 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
28 118 (10.01%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (7.55%) Node.js
2 87 (7.38%) Apache
3 74 (6.28%) Tomcat
4 63 (5.34%) SAS
5 55 (4.66%) nginx
6 41 (3.48%) WebLogic
7 35 (2.97%) Apache Pig
8 25 (2.12%) Apache Solr
9 18 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.19%) GlassFish
10 14 (1.19%) WordPress
11 13 (1.10%) CMS
11 13 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
12 10 (0.85%) NServiceBus
12 10 (0.85%) Orchard CMS
12 10 (0.85%) Sitefinity
12 10 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (0.85%) Umbraco
12 10 (0.85%) Magnolia
13 8 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 49 (4.16%) SPSS
2 28 (2.37%) CPLEX
3 15 (1.27%) MS Excel
4 7 (0.59%) MS Office
5 6 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.34%) Blender
7 4 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.34%) InDesign
7 4 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.34%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.17%) Maya
8 2 (0.17%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.085%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.085%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.085%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.085%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 10 (0.85%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.34%) Magento
3 3 (0.25%) Endur
4 2 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.085%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.085%) RMDS
5 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.085%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.085%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.12%) SaaS
3 21 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.44%) GitHub
5 16 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.42%) Heroku
7 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.34%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.25%) Jelastic
8 3 (0.25%) PaaS
9 2 (0.17%) Office 365
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.085%) IaaS
10 1 (0.085%) Route 53
10 1 (0.085%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.50%) HTTP
2 44 (3.73%) DNS
3 40 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 31 (2.63%) Internet
5 29 (2.46%) Firewall
6 28 (2.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 28 (2.37%) NetScaler
6 28 (2.37%) BIG-IP
7 25 (2.12%) BGP
8 23 (1.95%) Network Security
9 22 (1.87%) LAN
10 21 (1.78%) DHCP
10 21 (1.78%) WAN
11 20 (1.70%) LDAP
12 19 (1.61%) Broadband
13 17 (1.44%) SAN
13 17 (1.44%) MPLS
14 14 (1.19%) Multicast
15 12 (1.02%) SSH
15 12 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (14.84%) MySQL
2 110 (9.33%) Relational Database
3 101 (8.57%) Big Data
4 91 (7.72%) Hadoop
5 76 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 73 (6.19%) NoSQL
7 65 (5.51%) Data Mining
8 64 (5.43%) MongoDB
9 48 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (2.46%) DB2
10 29 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (2.37%) Apache Hive
12 23 (1.95%) KDB
13 19 (1.61%) Redis
14 18 (1.53%) QlikView
15 14 (1.19%) Neo4j
16 13 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (1.10%) HBase
17 12 (1.02%) CouchDB
18 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 118 (10.01%) Git (software)
2 76 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 53 (4.50%) Selenium
4 40 (3.39%) Subversion
5 39 (3.31%) Maven
6 37 (3.14%) WebDriver
7 32 (2.71%) JIRA
8 28 (2.37%) Cucumber
9 27 (2.29%) Hudson
10 21 (1.78%) Grunt
11 18 (1.53%) Ant
12 17 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (1.27%) JUnit
14 14 (1.19%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
15 12 (1.02%) SoapUI
16 10 (0.85%) PhantomJS
16 10 (0.85%) QUnit
16 10 (0.85%) Mercurial
16 10 (0.85%) Eclipse
General
1 386 (32.74%) Finance
2 138 (11.70%) Banking
3 126 (10.69%) Front Office
4 74 (6.28%) Investment Banking
5 47 (3.99%) Games
6 45 (3.82%) Retail
7 40 (3.39%) Marketing
7 40 (3.39%) Telecoms
8 35 (2.97%) Advertising
9 21 (1.78%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.27%) Publishing
11 12 (1.02%) Back Office
12 7 (0.59%) Law
13 6 (0.51%) Legal
13 6 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.085%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.085%) Electronics
15 1 (0.085%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.085%) German Language
Job Titles
1 537 (45.55%) Developer
2 138 (11.70%) Python Developer
3 110 (9.33%) Java Developer
4 98 (8.31%) Senior Developer
5 90 (7.63%) Administrator
6 79 (6.70%) C++ Developer
7 68 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
8 66 (5.60%) Analyst
9 63 (5.34%) Systems Administrator
10 60 (5.09%) Data Scientist
11 41 (3.48%) Front-End Developer
12 40 (3.39%) Junior
13 39 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
14 38 (3.22%) Applications Support
15 34 (2.88%) Programmer
15 34 (2.88%) Tester
16 33 (2.80%) Software Engineer
17 32 (2.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 31 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
19 30 (2.54%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (17.56%) HTML
2 159 (13.49%) CSS
3 123 (10.43%) jQuery
4 109 (9.25%) Django
5 98 (8.31%) XML
6 88 (7.46%) HTML5
7 77 (6.53%) Backbone.js
8 71 (6.02%) .NET
9 66 (5.60%) Web Services
10 55 (4.66%) JSON
10 55 (4.66%) AngularJS
11 53 (4.50%) Spring
12 45 (3.82%) REST
13 41 (3.48%) LAMP
13 41 (3.48%) RESTful
14 40 (3.39%) CSS3
15 37 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 30 (2.54%) ASP.NET
17 29 (2.46%) SOAP
17 29 (2.46%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 195 (16.54%) Computer Science
2 141 (11.96%) Open Source
3 115 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
4 98 (8.31%) Mathematics
5 72 (6.11%) Hedge funds
6 69 (5.85%) Visualisation
7 52 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 49 (4.16%) Statistics
9 48 (4.07%) Derivative
10 44 (3.73%) Fixed Income
11 43 (3.65%) Neural Network
12 40 (3.39%) Economics
13 38 (3.22%) Digital Media
14 35 (2.97%) Physics
15 33 (2.80%) Applied Mathematics
16 25 (2.12%) Equities
17 23 (1.95%) Mobile App
18 20 (1.70%) Market Risk
18 20 (1.70%) Kindle
19 18 (1.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 497 (42.15%) Linux
2 236 (20.02%) UNIX
3 161 (13.66%) Windows
4 74 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 60 (5.09%) CentOS
7 45 (3.82%) Android
7 45 (3.82%) Solaris
8 32 (2.71%) Apple iOS
9 23 (1.95%) Debian
10 13 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.93%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.85%) AIX
13 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.51%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.42%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.34%) Fedora
16 4 (0.34%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (14.16%) OO
3 130 (11.03%) Analytics
4 121 (10.26%) TDD
5 120 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
6 114 (9.67%) DevOps
7 109 (9.25%) Software Engineering
8 89 (7.55%) E-Commerce
9 86 (7.29%) ITIL
10 80 (6.79%) Multithreading
11 78 (6.62%) Low Latency
12 71 (6.02%) BDD
13 66 (5.60%) Scrum
14 59 (5.00%) MVC
15 54 (4.58%) Data Analysis
16 49 (4.16%) Web Development
16 49 (4.16%) Data Modelling
16 49 (4.16%) Statistical Analysis
17 47 (3.99%) Load Balancing
17 47 (3.99%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 509 (43.17%) Java
2 342 (29.01%) C++
3 324 (27.48%) SQL
4 312 (26.46%) Ruby
5 307 (26.04%) Perl
6 274 (23.24%) JavaScript
7 206 (17.47%) C#
8 173 (14.67%) PHP
9 158 (13.40%) Bash Shell
10 110 (9.33%) C
11 91 (7.72%) R
12 53 (4.50%) Scala
13 50 (4.24%) Shell Script
14 46 (3.90%) Groovy
15 44 (3.73%) MATLAB
16 43 (3.65%) VBA
17 22 (1.87%) PowerShell
17 22 (1.87%) Clojure
18 17 (1.44%) Tcl
19 15 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 249 (21.12%) Degree
2 61 (5.17%) PhD
3 31 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (1.27%) CCNP
4 15 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 14 (1.19%) CCIP
5 14 (1.19%) CCNA
6 12 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (0.93%) RHCE
7 11 (0.93%) ISEB
8 9 (0.76%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.51%) GPEN
9 6 (0.51%) OSCP
9 6 (0.51%) GSEC
9 6 (0.51%) CISA
9 6 (0.51%) CISM
9 6 (0.51%) CISSP
9 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.51%) MCSE
10 4 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (6.70%) QA
2 20 (1.70%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.085%) GPG13
4 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.085%) WCAG
4 1 (0.085%) DO-178B
System Software
1 50 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (3.22%) KVM
3 29 (2.46%) Xen
4 22 (1.87%) Active Directory
5 19 (1.61%) NFS
6 11 (0.93%) Samba
7 10 (0.85%) Varnish
8 9 (0.76%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.68%) XenServer
10 6 (0.51%) Nmap
11 5 (0.42%) Docker
12 4 (0.34%) SpamAssassin
12 4 (0.34%) vSphere
13 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.17%) Postfix
14 2 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.085%) HDFS
15 1 (0.085%) GPFS
15 1 (0.085%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 138 (11.70%) Puppet
2 91 (7.72%) Nagios
3 83 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (3.99%) ZABBIX
5 41 (3.48%) Salt
6 38 (3.22%) Ansible
7 36 (3.05%) Cacti
8 35 (2.97%) CFEngine
9 19 (1.61%) logstash
10 16 (1.36%) Kibana
11 15 (1.27%) StatsD
12 12 (1.02%) Vagrant
13 11 (0.93%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
15 7 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
16 6 (0.51%) Capistrano
16 6 (0.51%) SCCM
17 5 (0.42%) Control-M
17 5 (0.42%) Zenoss
17 5 (0.42%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 126 (10.69%) Oracle
2 112 (9.50%) Red Hat
3 73 (6.19%) VMware
4 49 (4.16%) JBoss
5 40 (3.39%) Cisco
6 32 (2.71%) Microsoft
7 30 (2.54%) F5
8 29 (2.46%) Citrix
9 25 (2.12%) Sybase
9 25 (2.12%) Tableau
10 22 (1.87%) HP
11 16 (1.36%) New Relic
12 15 (1.27%) Adobe
12 15 (1.27%) Twitter
13 13 (1.10%) Google
14 12 (1.02%) Calypso
15 11 (0.93%) ION Trading
16 10 (0.85%) Sitecore
16 10 (0.85%) EPiServer
17 9 (0.76%) Sun
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Digital
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £75 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus extensive equity package
Posted: 2 days ago