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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 55 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 443 524 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.31% 4.98% 4.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.74% 9.20% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 393 442 410
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £77,500
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
5070 5695 5642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.33% 54.10% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 4962 5189
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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.

1 403 (40.87%) Linux
2 385 (39.05%) Java
3 315 (31.95%) Finance
4 295 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
5 290 (29.41%) Perl
6 280 (28.40%) SQL
7 233 (23.63%) C++
8 218 (22.11%) Ruby
9 208 (21.10%) UNIX
10 182 (18.46%) JavaScript
11 181 (18.36%) Degree
12 164 (16.63%) Computer Science
13 160 (16.23%) C#
13 160 (16.23%) MySQL
14 158 (16.02%) Bash Shell
15 139 (14.10%) Puppet
16 122 (12.37%) Windows
17 121 (12.27%) PHP
18 119 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
19 114 (11.56%) TDD
20 113 (11.46%) Open Source
21 112 (11.36%) HTML
22 109 (11.05%) OO
23 105 (10.65%) Git (software)
24 102 (10.34%) Front Office
25 101 (10.24%) .NET
25 101 (10.24%) Banking
25 101 (10.24%) Analytics
26 100 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
27 97 (9.84%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 63 (6.39%) Apache
2 49 (4.97%) nginx
3 43 (4.36%) Tomcat
4 30 (3.04%) Node.js
5 27 (2.74%) SAS
5 27 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (2.64%) Apache Pig
6 26 (2.64%) WebLogic
7 21 (2.13%) CMS
7 21 (2.13%) Apache Solr
8 18 (1.83%) OpenStack
9 16 (1.62%) GlassFish
10 15 (1.52%) JBoss
11 13 (1.32%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (0.61%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.51%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.51%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.51%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 12 (1.22%) MS Office
2 11 (1.12%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.01%) SPSS
4 5 (0.51%) CPLEX
5 3 (0.30%) LaTeX
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.10%) Maya
7 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.10%) Weka
7 1 (0.10%) MODO
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.10%) RMDS
3 1 (0.10%) Maximo
3 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.25%) SaaS
3 21 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.32%) GitHub
6 12 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.41%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.30%) PaaS
10 3 (0.30%) Heroku
10 3 (0.30%) Route 53
10 3 (0.30%) IaaS
11 2 (0.20%) Sumo Logic
11 2 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.10%) Force.com
12 1 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.87%) TCP/IP
1 48 (4.87%) Firewall
2 45 (4.56%) DNS
3 32 (3.25%) DHCP
4 28 (2.84%) HTTP
4 28 (2.84%) BGP
5 20 (2.03%) LDAP
6 18 (1.83%) MPLS
7 17 (1.72%) Broadband
8 16 (1.62%) Multicast
9 15 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (1.32%) OSPF
10 13 (1.32%) SNMP
11 12 (1.22%) SAN
11 12 (1.22%) DMZ
12 10 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (1.01%) BIG-IP
12 10 (1.01%) VPN
12 10 (1.01%) LAN
12 10 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (16.23%) MySQL
2 77 (7.81%) Hadoop
3 76 (7.71%) Big Data
4 66 (6.69%) NoSQL
5 57 (5.78%) MongoDB
6 55 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
7 54 (5.48%) Relational Database
8 48 (4.87%) SQL Server
9 42 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (2.94%) Data Mining
11 26 (2.64%) Apache Hive
12 23 (2.33%) Redis
13 17 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (1.62%) DB2
15 11 (1.12%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.12%) HBase
16 10 (1.01%) Mahout
17 9 (0.91%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.91%) Impala
Development Applications
1 105 (10.65%) Git (software)
2 75 (7.61%) Jenkins
3 50 (5.07%) Selenium
4 39 (3.96%) WebDriver
5 35 (3.55%) Cucumber
6 34 (3.45%) Subversion
7 27 (2.74%) Maven
8 25 (2.54%) Ant
9 24 (2.43%) JIRA
10 22 (2.23%) Mercurial
11 20 (2.03%) TeamCity
12 17 (1.72%) Hudson
13 14 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (1.01%) TestNG
14 10 (1.01%) JUnit
15 9 (0.91%) Bugzilla
15 9 (0.91%) Calabash
16 8 (0.81%) Eclipse
17 7 (0.71%) SpecFlow
18 6 (0.61%) Appium
General
1 315 (31.95%) Finance
2 102 (10.34%) Front Office
3 101 (10.24%) Banking
4 64 (6.49%) Investment Banking
5 37 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.84%) Games
7 24 (2.43%) Financial Institution
7 24 (2.43%) Retail
8 22 (2.23%) Marketing
9 14 (1.42%) iGaming
10 13 (1.32%) Law
11 12 (1.22%) Publishing
11 12 (1.22%) Back Office
12 8 (0.81%) Advertising
13 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.20%) Legal
15 2 (0.20%) Electronics
16 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 407 (41.28%) Developer
2 124 (12.58%) Python Developer
3 94 (9.53%) Java Developer
4 92 (9.33%) Administrator
5 82 (8.32%) Systems Administrator
6 79 (8.01%) C++ Developer
7 65 (6.59%) Senior Developer
8 51 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
9 48 (4.87%) Analyst
10 43 (4.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 42 (4.26%) Software Engineer
12 35 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
12 35 (3.55%) .NET Developer
13 31 (3.14%) Junior
14 30 (3.04%) Data Scientist
14 30 (3.04%) Applications Support
14 30 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
15 27 (2.74%) Consultant
16 26 (2.64%) C# Developer
17 25 (2.54%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (11.36%) HTML
2 101 (10.24%) .NET
3 94 (9.53%) CSS
4 92 (9.33%) Django
5 77 (7.81%) Web Services
6 66 (6.69%) XML
7 61 (6.19%) jQuery
8 52 (5.27%) Spring
9 51 (5.17%) HTML5
10 40 (4.06%) Hibernate
11 38 (3.85%) CSS3
11 38 (3.85%) JSON
12 36 (3.65%) Backbone.js
13 29 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
14 27 (2.74%) LAMP
14 27 (2.74%) AngularJS
15 25 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
15 25 (2.54%) RESTful
16 22 (2.23%) SciPy
17 21 (2.13%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 164 (16.63%) Computer Science
2 113 (11.46%) Open Source
3 87 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (5.88%) Algorithms
5 55 (5.58%) Hedge funds
6 50 (5.07%) Mathematics
7 41 (4.16%) Fixed Income
8 39 (3.96%) Derivative
8 39 (3.96%) Data Structures
9 30 (3.04%) Equities
10 29 (2.94%) Visualisation
11 28 (2.84%) User Experience
12 24 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 24 (2.43%) Physics
13 22 (2.23%) Statistics
14 16 (1.62%) Mobile App
15 15 (1.52%) Credit Risk
16 12 (1.22%) Digital Media
16 12 (1.22%) Market Risk
16 12 (1.22%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 403 (40.87%) Linux
2 208 (21.10%) UNIX
3 122 (12.37%) Windows
4 67 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (5.38%) Ubuntu
6 49 (4.97%) Solaris
7 32 (3.25%) CentOS
8 23 (2.33%) Debian
9 22 (2.23%) Android
10 13 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.81%) Amazon Linux
12 7 (0.71%) AIX
13 6 (0.61%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.41%) OpenBSD
14 4 (0.41%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
3 114 (11.56%) TDD
4 109 (11.05%) OO
5 101 (10.24%) Analytics
6 93 (9.43%) DevOps
7 79 (8.01%) Software Engineering
8 69 (7.00%) Multithreading
9 67 (6.80%) Scrum
10 61 (6.19%) Low Latency
11 59 (5.98%) Unit Testing
11 59 (5.98%) Configuration Management
12 53 (5.38%) BDD
13 47 (4.77%) E-Commerce
14 42 (4.26%) ITIL
15 40 (4.06%) Data Analysis
16 39 (3.96%) Web Development
17 37 (3.75%) MVC
18 35 (3.55%) Test Automation
19 34 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 385 (39.05%) Java
2 290 (29.41%) Perl
3 280 (28.40%) SQL
4 233 (23.63%) C++
5 218 (22.11%) Ruby
6 182 (18.46%) JavaScript
7 160 (16.23%) C#
8 158 (16.02%) Bash Shell
9 121 (12.27%) PHP
10 83 (8.42%) C
11 67 (6.80%) Shell Script
12 53 (5.38%) R
13 38 (3.85%) VBA
14 32 (3.25%) Scala
15 31 (3.14%) PowerShell
16 28 (2.84%) Groovy
17 24 (2.43%) MATLAB
18 20 (2.03%) Tcl
19 18 (1.83%) Clojure
20 16 (1.62%) Korn
Qualifications
1 181 (18.36%) Degree
2 31 (3.14%) PhD
2 31 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (1.72%) CCNP
4 14 (1.42%) CCNA
5 13 (1.32%) CISSP
6 12 (1.22%) CCIP
6 12 (1.22%) MBA
6 12 (1.22%) CISA
6 12 (1.22%) CISM
7 5 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.51%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.30%) ISEB
8 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.20%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.10%) RHCE
10 1 (0.10%) CCIE
10 1 (0.10%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.48%) QA
2 10 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.41%) SLA
4 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) WCAG
5 1 (0.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 38 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.13%) KVM
4 20 (2.03%) NFS
5 18 (1.83%) Varnish
6 14 (1.42%) Docker
7 12 (1.22%) Xen
8 9 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.81%) XenServer
9 8 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (0.71%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.71%) HDFS
11 6 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.51%) Samba
12 5 (0.51%) vSphere
12 5 (0.51%) LXC
13 4 (0.41%) Ceph
13 4 (0.41%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.41%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 139 (14.10%) Puppet
2 100 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (9.03%) Nagios
4 33 (3.35%) Ansible
5 31 (3.14%) ZABBIX
6 21 (2.13%) Cacti
6 21 (2.13%) HAProxy
7 20 (2.03%) logstash
7 20 (2.03%) Salt
8 19 (1.93%) Vagrant
9 18 (1.83%) Kibana
10 17 (1.72%) StatsD
11 10 (1.01%) CFEngine
12 8 (0.81%) Munin
12 8 (0.81%) OpenView
13 7 (0.71%) Graphite
14 6 (0.61%) Capistrano
15 5 (0.51%) BMC Performance Manager
15 5 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.51%) Bacula
Vendors
1 97 (9.84%) Red Hat
2 95 (9.63%) Oracle
3 56 (5.68%) Cisco
4 54 (5.48%) VMware
5 40 (4.06%) HP
6 34 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 25 (2.54%) Sybase
7 25 (2.54%) Splunk
8 16 (1.62%) New Relic
8 16 (1.62%) Calypso
9 15 (1.52%) Informatica
9 15 (1.52%) Teradata
9 15 (1.52%) Tableau
10 11 (1.12%) Veritas
10 11 (1.12%) IBM
10 11 (1.12%) Riverbed
10 11 (1.12%) F5
11 10 (1.01%) Cloudera
11 10 (1.01%) Google
11 10 (1.01%) NetApp
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £33000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Great Package and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum healthcare, pension, life assurance,
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Optimus Search
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago