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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 18 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 597 461 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 8.94% 4.44% 5.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.51% 9.05% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 500 413 445
Average salary £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.83% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,250 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
3617 5095 5762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 54.19% 49.06% 54.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3238 4568 5001
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in the City of London

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 556 (44.66%) Linux
2 497 (39.92%) Java
3 362 (29.08%) SQL
4 340 (27.31%) C++
5 324 (26.02%) Finance
6 301 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
7 281 (22.57%) Unix
8 265 (21.29%) Ruby
9 251 (20.16%) Degree
10 230 (18.47%) JavaScript
11 222 (17.83%) Perl
12 207 (16.63%) DevOps
13 202 (16.22%) Computer Science
14 197 (15.82%) Bash Shell
15 196 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
16 194 (15.58%) C#
17 191 (15.34%) Big Data
18 190 (15.26%) Windows
19 187 (15.02%) Software Engineering
20 168 (13.49%) HTML
20 168 (13.49%) Mathematics
21 167 (13.41%) Puppet
22 158 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
23 154 (12.37%) OO
24 150 (12.05%) Git (software)
25 148 (11.89%) Analytics
26 147 (11.81%) CSS
27 146 (11.73%) Opscode Chef
28 145 (11.65%) Hadoop
29 142 (11.41%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 109 (8.76%) Apache
2 82 (6.59%) Apache Spark
3 60 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 55 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
5 44 (3.53%) JBoss
6 36 (2.89%) Node.js
7 32 (2.57%) Apache Pig
8 30 (2.41%) WebSphere
9 27 (2.17%) Apache Solr
10 25 (2.01%) OpenStack
11 24 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 23 (1.85%) WebLogic
13 19 (1.53%) SAS
14 18 (1.45%) Confluence
15 16 (1.29%) GlassFish
15 16 (1.29%) IIS
16 14 (1.12%) nginx
17 12 (0.96%) Jetty
18 9 (0.72%) Drupal
19 8 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (1.29%) SPSS
2 15 (1.20%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.64%) GNU Octave
4 5 (0.40%) HipChat
4 5 (0.40%) MS Office
5 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) Gephi
6 2 (0.16%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.080%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.32%) RMDS
1 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.24%) Adaptiv
2 3 (0.24%) Findur
2 3 (0.24%) SunGard Panorama
3 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.16%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.080%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 196 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.53%) SaaS
4 17 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (1.37%) GitHub
5 9 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.48%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.40%) Heroku
9 5 (0.40%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.32%) Datadog
10 4 (0.32%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.16%) Route 53
13 1 (0.080%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.080%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.080%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.82%) Internet
2 37 (2.97%) Firewall
3 32 (2.57%) TCP/IP
4 27 (2.17%) DNS
5 26 (2.09%) LDAP
6 18 (1.45%) SSH
7 16 (1.29%) Network Security
8 15 (1.20%) BGP
8 15 (1.20%) Broadband
9 13 (1.04%) HTTP
10 11 (0.88%) Multicast
11 9 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (0.72%) MPLS
11 9 (0.72%) SSL
12 8 (0.64%) VPN
13 7 (0.56%) FWSM
13 7 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.48%) Intranet
14 6 (0.48%) IPv6
14 6 (0.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (15.34%) Big Data
2 145 (11.65%) Hadoop
3 141 (11.33%) MySQL
4 125 (10.04%) PostgreSQL
5 117 (9.40%) NoSQL
6 89 (7.15%) MongoDB
7 81 (6.51%) SQL Server
8 72 (5.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 52 (4.18%) Apache Hive
10 47 (3.78%) HBase
11 41 (3.29%) Relational Database
12 37 (2.97%) Redis
13 33 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (1.77%) KDB
16 21 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (1.61%) Data Mining
17 20 (1.61%) DB2
18 16 (1.29%) Couchbase
18 16 (1.29%) Riak
Development Applications
1 150 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 88 (7.07%) Jenkins
3 50 (4.02%) JIRA
4 48 (3.86%) Selenium
5 46 (3.69%) Subversion
6 43 (3.45%) Maven
7 33 (2.65%) Cucumber
8 24 (1.93%) TeamCity
9 21 (1.69%) JUnit
10 20 (1.61%) WebDriver
11 17 (1.37%) Ant
12 16 (1.29%) FitNesse
13 15 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (1.20%) Vagrant
14 14 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (1.04%) Eclipse
15 13 (1.04%) SpecFlow
16 10 (0.80%) NUnit
17 9 (0.72%) JBehave
18 8 (0.64%) Hudson
General
1 324 (26.02%) Finance
2 142 (11.41%) Banking
3 141 (11.33%) Front Office
4 55 (4.42%) Investment Banking
5 54 (4.34%) Law
6 37 (2.97%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.57%) Games
8 26 (2.09%) Retail
9 22 (1.77%) Marketing
10 21 (1.69%) Back Office
11 20 (1.61%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.88%) Electronics
13 9 (0.72%) Advertising
13 9 (0.72%) French Language
13 9 (0.72%) Online Betting
14 6 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.32%) Publishing
16 3 (0.24%) Billing
16 3 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 610 (49.00%) Developer
2 217 (17.43%) Python Developer
3 112 (9.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 111 (8.92%) Senior Developer
5 103 (8.27%) C++ Developer
6 90 (7.23%) Java Developer
7 81 (6.51%) Analyst
8 63 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
9 55 (4.42%) Administrator
10 52 (4.18%) Data Scientist
10 52 (4.18%) Software Engineer
10 52 (4.18%) Systems Administrator
11 51 (4.10%) Quantitative Developer
12 48 (3.86%) Junior
12 48 (3.86%) Linux Administrator
13 47 (3.78%) C# Developer
14 46 (3.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 46 (3.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 39 (3.13%) Programmer
16 38 (3.05%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (13.49%) HTML
2 147 (11.81%) CSS
3 134 (10.76%) Django
4 97 (7.79%) .NET
5 86 (6.91%) HTML5
6 81 (6.51%) CSS3
7 66 (5.30%) Web Services
8 59 (4.74%) XML
9 57 (4.58%) LAMP
10 55 (4.42%) AngularJS
11 51 (4.10%) jQuery
12 46 (3.69%) Ext JS
13 44 (3.53%) JSON
14 38 (3.05%) RabbitMQ
14 38 (3.05%) Spring
15 36 (2.89%) REST
16 35 (2.81%) Backbone.js
17 33 (2.65%) Middleware
18 32 (2.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 31 (2.49%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 202 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 168 (13.49%) Mathematics
3 126 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (8.19%) Hedge funds
5 93 (7.47%) Equities
6 84 (6.75%) Algorithms
7 70 (5.62%) Fintech
8 66 (5.30%) Visualisation
9 60 (4.82%) Data Structures
10 59 (4.74%) Physics
11 54 (4.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 51 (4.10%) Fixed Income
13 43 (3.45%) Statistics
14 40 (3.21%) Derivative
15 34 (2.73%) User Experience
16 17 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (1.20%) Management Information System
17 15 (1.20%) Wiki
18 14 (1.12%) Data Centre
19 13 (1.04%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 556 (44.66%) Linux
2 281 (22.57%) Unix
3 190 (15.26%) Windows
4 55 (4.42%) Ubuntu
5 46 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (2.65%) Android
7 31 (2.49%) Apple iOS
8 27 (2.17%) Debian
9 24 (1.93%) CentOS
9 24 (1.93%) Windows Server
10 14 (1.12%) Solaris
11 8 (0.64%) AIX
12 5 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (0.40%) SUSE
12 5 (0.40%) VMS
13 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.080%) Gentoo
15 1 (0.080%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (16.63%) DevOps
3 187 (15.02%) Software Engineering
4 158 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
5 154 (12.37%) OO
6 148 (11.89%) Analytics
7 135 (10.84%) TDD
8 132 (10.60%) Low Latency
9 112 (9.00%) Multithreading
10 100 (8.03%) Open Source
11 98 (7.87%) Scrum
12 90 (7.23%) Machine Learning
13 89 (7.15%) Business Intelligence
14 82 (6.59%) BDD
15 71 (5.70%) Configuration Management
16 65 (5.22%) ETL
17 64 (5.14%) MVC
18 63 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
19 62 (4.98%) Test Automation
20 57 (4.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 497 (39.92%) Java
2 362 (29.08%) SQL
3 340 (27.31%) C++
4 265 (21.29%) Ruby
5 230 (18.47%) JavaScript
6 222 (17.83%) Perl
7 197 (15.82%) Bash Shell
8 194 (15.58%) C#
9 128 (10.28%) PHP
10 101 (8.11%) Scala
11 94 (7.55%) C
12 93 (7.47%) R
13 61 (4.90%) Shell Script
14 43 (3.45%) MATLAB
15 37 (2.97%) VBA
16 31 (2.49%) PowerShell
16 31 (2.49%) T-SQL
17 29 (2.33%) Erlang
18 20 (1.61%) Go
19 17 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 251 (20.16%) Degree
2 61 (4.90%) PhD
3 25 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (1.93%) CCNP
5 17 (1.37%) CCNA
6 12 (0.96%) Security Cleared
7 11 (0.88%) CCIP
8 9 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.56%) SSCP
10 4 (0.32%) EnCE
10 4 (0.32%) GCIH
11 3 (0.24%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.24%) CCIE
11 3 (0.24%) CEH
11 3 (0.24%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.16%) CISSP
12 2 (0.16%) GCFA
12 2 (0.16%) GIAC
12 2 (0.16%) RHCE
13 1 (0.080%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (7.39%) QA
2 15 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.04%) SDET
4 7 (0.56%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.080%) EMIR
5 1 (0.080%) MiFID
System Software
1 55 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (3.86%) Docker
3 26 (2.09%) HDFS
4 22 (1.77%) KVM
5 18 (1.45%) Active Directory
6 15 (1.20%) vSphere
7 10 (0.80%) Varnish
8 9 (0.72%) Xen
9 8 (0.64%) NFS
10 7 (0.56%) iptables
10 7 (0.56%) XenServer
11 6 (0.48%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.32%) Squid
13 3 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.24%) Corosync
13 3 (0.24%) Cronacle
13 3 (0.24%) GFS2
13 3 (0.24%) XenApp
14 2 (0.16%) vCloud
14 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 167 (13.41%) Puppet
2 146 (11.73%) Opscode Chef
3 118 (9.48%) Ansible
4 56 (4.50%) Nagios
5 30 (2.41%) Salt
6 29 (2.33%) logstash
7 27 (2.17%) ZABBIX
8 23 (1.85%) Kibana
9 21 (1.69%) Mesos
10 14 (1.12%) Graphite
10 14 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
11 11 (0.88%) Grafana
11 11 (0.88%) StatsD
12 10 (0.80%) Cobbler
12 10 (0.80%) Terraform
13 7 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (0.56%) Tivoli
14 6 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.40%) SELinux
16 4 (0.32%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 123 (9.88%) Oracle
2 95 (7.63%) Red Hat
3 90 (7.23%) VMware
4 59 (4.74%) Sybase
5 50 (4.02%) Google
6 44 (3.53%) Microsoft
6 44 (3.53%) Splunk
7 42 (3.37%) Cisco
8 31 (2.49%) WorldPay
9 28 (2.25%) Hortonworks
9 28 (2.25%) Tableau
10 27 (2.17%) Bloomberg
11 25 (2.01%) Netezza
12 22 (1.77%) Perforce
13 19 (1.53%) Facebook
13 19 (1.53%) Juniper
14 16 (1.29%) New Relic
15 14 (1.12%) Palo Alto
16 13 (1.04%) IBM
16 13 (1.04%) SolarWinds
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: 59 minutes ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + excellent cash benefits scheme and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum shares and bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Scope AT Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,0000 - 75,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £80000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good benefits / 10% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 55000 - 65000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock Options + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search Limited
Salary: + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
GCS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago