The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 20 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Permanent jobs citing Python 3536 2078 2375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 8.65% 5.00% 5.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.97% 9.87% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3104 1767 1955
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Python
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22140 21049 23623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.14% 50.65% 54.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19465 18164 19921
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in London

Python
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the London region.

Python Salary Trend in London

Python
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in London

Python
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 597 £62,500 +6.83% 120
Kingston Upon Thames -1 16 £52,500 +27.27% 1
Harrow +7 5 £65,000 -
Isleworth +3 5 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Hammersmith -14 5 £65,000 +30.00%
Wimbledon - 5 £45,000 - 1
Bermondsey - 5 - -
Clapham - 4 £45,000 -
Feltham -2 3 - - 1
Surbiton +4 2 £55,750 +59.28%
Chessington +3 2 £35,000 -
Bromley +7 1 £52,500 +26.50%
Uxbridge 0 1 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Canary Wharf -1 1 £70,000 +16.66%
Croydon -4 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Twickenham -4 1 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Hounslow -8 1 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Enfield - 1 £47,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £45,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 2833 (40.60%) Linux
2 2660 (38.12%) Java
3 2060 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2038 (29.21%) SQL
5 1975 (28.30%) Finance
6 1567 (22.46%) JavaScript
7 1563 (22.40%) Ruby
8 1491 (21.37%) Perl
9 1469 (21.05%) Degree
10 1468 (21.04%) C++
11 1256 (18.00%) Computer Science
12 1234 (17.68%) DevOps
13 1154 (16.54%) Unix
14 1137 (16.29%) Bash Shell
15 1077 (15.43%) Software Engineering
16 1074 (15.39%) Amazon AWS
17 1036 (14.85%) Big Data
17 1036 (14.85%) C#
18 990 (14.19%) Git (software)
19 958 (13.73%) PHP
20 943 (13.51%) Puppet
21 927 (13.28%) HTML
22 921 (13.20%) Analytics
23 905 (12.97%) Windows
24 893 (12.80%) TDD
25 881 (12.63%) MySQL
26 874 (12.53%) Hadoop
27 833 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
28 764 (10.95%) CSS
29 736 (10.55%) Opscode Chef

Python
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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
1 636 (9.11%) Apache
2 454 (6.51%) Node.js
3 410 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 402 (5.76%) Tomcat
5 356 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
6 235 (3.37%) nginx
7 205 (2.94%) Apache Pig
8 199 (2.85%) OpenStack
9 189 (2.71%) SAS
10 157 (2.25%) JBoss
11 113 (1.62%) IIS
12 97 (1.39%) CMS
13 86 (1.23%) Confluence
14 81 (1.16%) Apache Solr
15 69 (0.99%) Jetty
16 53 (0.76%) WebLogic
16 53 (0.76%) WebSphere
17 41 (0.59%) Drupal
18 39 (0.56%) GlassFish
19 30 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 124 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 73 (1.05%) SPSS
3 37 (0.53%) MS Office
3 37 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.26%) GNU Octave
5 13 (0.19%) LaTeX
6 11 (0.16%) Mathematica
6 11 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.13%) Gephi
7 9 (0.13%) HipChat
7 9 (0.13%) Maya
8 8 (0.11%) Weka
9 7 (0.10%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.086%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.014%) Mudbox
13 1 (0.014%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 11 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.14%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.11%) Odoo
4 7 (0.10%) Magento
5 6 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.086%) RMDS
5 6 (0.086%) Toggl
6 5 (0.072%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.043%) Adaptiv
7 3 (0.043%) Findur
7 3 (0.043%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 3 (0.043%) SunGard Panorama
8 2 (0.029%) Endur
8 2 (0.029%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.029%) Oracle BRM
9 1 (0.014%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.014%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.014%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.014%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1074 (15.39%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 138 (1.98%) SaaS
4 135 (1.93%) GitHub
5 116 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 115 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 98 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
8 97 (1.39%) IaaS
9 94 (1.35%) PaaS
10 72 (1.03%) Amazon S3
11 63 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
12 56 (0.80%) Google App Engine
13 50 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 39 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
15 34 (0.49%) Heroku
16 26 (0.37%) Google Analytics
17 19 (0.27%) Route 53
18 18 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
19 17 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 16 (0.23%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 255 (3.65%) TCP/IP
2 243 (3.48%) Internet
3 211 (3.02%) Firewall
4 202 (2.89%) DNS
5 185 (2.65%) HTTP
6 80 (1.15%) VPN
7 75 (1.07%) SSL
8 74 (1.06%) LDAP
9 73 (1.05%) BGP
10 62 (0.89%) DHCP
11 61 (0.87%) SSH
12 59 (0.85%) VLAN
13 54 (0.77%) Multicast
14 53 (0.76%) WAN
15 50 (0.72%) Network Security
16 49 (0.70%) LAN
16 49 (0.70%) SNMP
17 45 (0.64%) Broadband
17 45 (0.64%) SMTP
18 44 (0.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1036 (14.85%) Big Data
2 881 (12.63%) MySQL
3 874 (12.53%) Hadoop
4 708 (10.15%) NoSQL
5 617 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
6 601 (8.61%) MongoDB
7 440 (6.31%) SQL Server
8 353 (5.06%) Relational Database
9 321 (4.60%) Redis
10 304 (4.36%) Apache Hive
11 299 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 219 (3.14%) Data Mining
13 202 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
14 151 (2.16%) HBase
15 118 (1.69%) RDBMS
16 97 (1.39%) Couchbase
16 97 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 92 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
18 89 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 80 (1.15%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 990 (14.19%) Git (software)
2 720 (10.32%) Jenkins
3 301 (4.31%) JIRA
4 290 (4.16%) Subversion
5 265 (3.80%) Selenium
6 262 (3.75%) Maven
7 174 (2.49%) JUnit
8 141 (2.02%) Vagrant
9 118 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 114 (1.63%) Cucumber
11 107 (1.53%) Ant
12 102 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 95 (1.36%) Hudson
14 86 (1.23%) WebDriver
15 64 (0.92%) Jasmine
16 49 (0.70%) Mercurial
17 47 (0.67%) Gerrit
18 43 (0.62%) Grunt
18 43 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
19 41 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1975 (28.30%) Finance
2 503 (7.21%) Banking
3 494 (7.08%) Front Office
4 322 (4.61%) Games
4 322 (4.61%) Marketing
5 249 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 184 (2.64%) Retail
7 154 (2.21%) Investment Banking
8 144 (2.06%) Financial Institution
9 123 (1.76%) Law
10 106 (1.52%) Advertising
11 70 (1.00%) Publishing
12 66 (0.95%) Back Office
13 54 (0.77%) Online Betting
14 36 (0.52%) Legal
15 30 (0.43%) Electronics
16 29 (0.42%) Automotive
16 29 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 26 (0.37%) Manufacturing
18 21 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2893 (41.46%) Developer
2 1119 (16.04%) Python Developer
3 579 (8.30%) Java Developer
4 564 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 486 (6.96%) C++ Developer
6 464 (6.65%) Linux Engineer
7 439 (6.29%) Administrator
8 423 (6.06%) Data Scientist
9 412 (5.90%) Analyst
10 385 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
11 372 (5.33%) Senior Developer
12 350 (5.02%) Linux Administrator
13 342 (4.90%) C# Developer
14 316 (4.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 290 (4.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 277 (3.97%) Software Engineer
17 263 (3.77%) Junior
18 244 (3.50%) Architect
19 219 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
20 200 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 927 (13.28%) HTML
2 764 (10.95%) CSS
3 666 (9.54%) Django
4 659 (9.44%) .NET
5 563 (8.07%) Web Services
6 497 (7.12%) AngularJS
7 413 (5.92%) HTML5
8 374 (5.36%) LAMP
9 363 (5.20%) jQuery
10 292 (4.18%) REST
11 284 (4.07%) XML
12 260 (3.73%) CSS3
13 251 (3.60%) Spring
14 212 (3.04%) RabbitMQ
15 210 (3.01%) RESTful
16 195 (2.79%) JSON
17 179 (2.57%) Flask
18 160 (2.29%) D3.js
18 160 (2.29%) SOAP
19 158 (2.26%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1256 (18.00%) Computer Science
2 669 (9.59%) Mathematics
3 655 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
4 632 (9.06%) Algorithms
5 432 (6.19%) Hedge funds
5 432 (6.19%) Visualisation
6 344 (4.93%) Statistics
7 267 (3.83%) Fintech
8 261 (3.74%) Physics
9 260 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 258 (3.70%) Data Structures
11 236 (3.38%) Equities
12 203 (2.91%) Fixed Income
13 190 (2.72%) Derivative
14 169 (2.42%) User Experience
15 150 (2.15%) Mobile App
16 125 (1.79%) Management Information System
17 123 (1.76%) Data Centre
18 111 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
19 77 (1.10%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 2833 (40.60%) Linux
2 1154 (16.54%) Unix
3 905 (12.97%) Windows
4 317 (4.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 310 (4.44%) CentOS
6 252 (3.61%) Ubuntu
7 163 (2.34%) Windows Server
8 159 (2.28%) Android
9 147 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 140 (2.01%) Debian
11 94 (1.35%) Mac OS X
12 70 (1.00%) Solaris
13 63 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 45 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (0.49%) Windows Phone
16 29 (0.42%) AIX
16 29 (0.42%) Fedora
17 23 (0.33%) SUSE
18 19 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
19 16 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2060 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1234 (17.68%) DevOps
3 1077 (15.43%) Software Engineering
4 921 (13.20%) Analytics
5 893 (12.80%) TDD
6 833 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
7 735 (10.53%) OO
8 677 (9.70%) Open Source
9 667 (9.56%) Machine Learning
10 558 (8.00%) Scrum
11 518 (7.42%) E-Commerce
12 448 (6.42%) Multithreading
13 444 (6.36%) Configuration Management
14 430 (6.16%) Low Latency
15 392 (5.62%) BDD
16 352 (5.04%) OOP
17 323 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
18 310 (4.44%) MVC
19 301 (4.31%) Mentoring
20 288 (4.13%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2660 (38.12%) Java
2 2038 (29.21%) SQL
3 1567 (22.46%) JavaScript
4 1563 (22.40%) Ruby
5 1491 (21.37%) Perl
6 1468 (21.04%) C++
7 1137 (16.29%) Bash Shell
8 1036 (14.85%) C#
9 958 (13.73%) PHP
10 707 (10.13%) R
11 620 (8.89%) Scala
12 405 (5.80%) C
13 354 (5.07%) Shell Script
14 310 (4.44%) PowerShell
15 241 (3.45%) Go
16 231 (3.31%) MATLAB
17 110 (1.58%) VBA
18 103 (1.48%) Clojure
19 89 (1.28%) T-SQL
20 69 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1469 (21.05%) Degree
2 419 (6.00%) PhD
3 92 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 90 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 64 (0.92%) CCNP
6 54 (0.77%) SC Cleared
7 51 (0.73%) CCNA
8 33 (0.47%) AWS Certification
9 29 (0.42%) CISSP
9 29 (0.42%) GIAC
10 19 (0.27%) CCIE
10 19 (0.27%) CEH
10 19 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 19 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (0.26%) RHCE
12 16 (0.23%) GCIH
12 16 (0.23%) ISEB
12 16 (0.23%) MCSE
12 16 (0.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (5.67%) QA
2 52 (0.75%) SDET
3 46 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.43%) SLA
6 7 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.10%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.043%) COBIT
8 3 (0.043%) GCP
9 2 (0.029%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.029%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.029%) MiFID
10 1 (0.014%) DICOM
10 1 (0.014%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.014%) EMIR
10 1 (0.014%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.014%) HL7
System Software
1 374 (5.36%) Docker
2 227 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 156 (2.24%) Varnish
4 148 (2.12%) Active Directory
5 115 (1.65%) KVM
6 78 (1.12%) NFS
7 66 (0.95%) Xen
8 62 (0.89%) HDFS
9 48 (0.69%) iptables
10 45 (0.64%) vSphere
11 42 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 36 (0.52%) Hyper-V
13 35 (0.50%) VirtualBox
14 32 (0.46%) Apache Flume
14 32 (0.46%) XenServer
15 28 (0.40%) Samba
16 26 (0.37%) Snort
16 26 (0.37%) VMware ESX
17 23 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
18 15 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 943 (13.51%) Puppet
2 736 (10.55%) Opscode Chef
3 573 (8.21%) Ansible
4 317 (4.54%) Nagios
5 133 (1.91%) ZABBIX
6 83 (1.19%) Salt
7 82 (1.18%) logstash
8 77 (1.10%) Mesos
9 73 (1.05%) Graphite
10 55 (0.79%) Kibana
11 43 (0.62%) yum
12 32 (0.46%) Kubernetes
13 31 (0.44%) HAProxy
13 31 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
14 25 (0.36%) Oozie
15 24 (0.34%) CFEngine
15 24 (0.34%) Terraform
15 24 (0.34%) Tivoli
16 22 (0.32%) Cobbler
17 21 (0.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 588 (8.43%) Oracle
2 451 (6.46%) Red Hat
3 405 (5.80%) VMware
4 274 (3.93%) Google
5 237 (3.40%) Microsoft
6 228 (3.27%) Sybase
7 204 (2.92%) Tableau
8 183 (2.62%) Cisco
9 130 (1.86%) Splunk
10 101 (1.45%) Facebook
11 92 (1.32%) Bloomberg
12 83 (1.19%) New Relic
13 79 (1.13%) IBM
14 65 (0.93%) Perforce
15 64 (0.92%) Atlassian
16 62 (0.89%) TIBCO
17 61 (0.87%) Netezza
18 58 (0.83%) Reuters
19 57 (0.82%) Juniper
20 56 (0.80%) Teradata
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Equity & Flexi-working
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Tech
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Share options are on offer.
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
North London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + excellent cash benefits scheme and bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago