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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 31 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Permanent jobs citing Python 2970 2833 1908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.66% 5.78% 4.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.61% 10.67% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2531 2376 1633
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
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 £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
23547 26546 23550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.83% 54.19% 53.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20263 22977 20210
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +21 665 £60,000 - 142
Docklands, London +14 7 £105,000 +31.25%
Uxbridge +2 6 £35,000 +9.37%
Westminster +14 5 £65,500 +9.16%
Hounslow +9 5 £47,500 +9.19%
Twickenham - 5 £45,000 -
Harrow - 5 - - 1
Mayfair -2 4 £40,000 -33.33%
Hammersmith -3 3 £57,500 +53.33% 3
Croydon +3 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Feltham - 2 £48,500 -
Bermondsey - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +6 1 £57,500 -
Chiswick -2 1 £60,000 +48.14% 1
Ruislip - 1 £40,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2601 (47.46%) Linux
2 2094 (38.21%) Java
3 1825 (33.30%) SQL
4 1606 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
5 1572 (28.69%) Finance
6 1429 (26.08%) Perl
7 1316 (24.01%) Ruby
8 1180 (21.53%) Degree
9 1120 (20.44%) C++
10 1119 (20.42%) UNIX
11 1116 (20.36%) JavaScript
12 1085 (19.80%) DevOps
13 971 (17.72%) Bash Shell
14 907 (16.55%) Computer Science
15 878 (16.02%) Git (software)
16 874 (15.95%) PHP
17 862 (15.73%) Windows
18 851 (15.53%) Puppet
19 843 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
20 842 (15.36%) MySQL
21 780 (14.23%) Analytics
22 773 (14.11%) C#
23 751 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
24 747 (13.63%) HTML
25 743 (13.56%) Software Engineering
26 734 (13.39%) TDD
27 731 (13.34%) Big Data
28 701 (12.79%) Oracle
29 669 (12.21%) OO
30 655 (11.95%) Analytical Skills

Python
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 532 (9.71%) Apache
2 298 (5.44%) Tomcat
3 275 (5.02%) Node.js
4 262 (4.78%) Elasticsearch
4 262 (4.78%) nginx
5 205 (3.74%) SAS
6 196 (3.58%) OpenStack
7 185 (3.38%) Apache Spark
8 142 (2.59%) Apache Pig
9 109 (1.99%) JBoss
10 100 (1.82%) IIS
11 77 (1.41%) Apache Solr
12 73 (1.33%) CMS
13 62 (1.13%) Drupal
14 43 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
15 40 (0.73%) SharePoint
16 38 (0.69%) Confluence
17 35 (0.64%) WebLogic
18 32 (0.58%) MS Exchange
19 31 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 127 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 120 (2.19%) SPSS
3 73 (1.33%) MS Office
4 16 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.20%) Mathematica
6 9 (0.16%) Maya
7 8 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.13%) GNU Octave
8 7 (0.13%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.11%) Stata
10 5 (0.091%) CPLEX
10 5 (0.091%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (0.091%) Weka
11 4 (0.073%) Gephi
11 4 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.055%) Houdini
13 2 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.036%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.036%) Mingle
14 1 (0.018%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 35 (0.64%) RMDS
2 14 (0.26%) Magento
2 14 (0.26%) ION MarketView
3 12 (0.22%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.20%) Odoo
5 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.091%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.036%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.036%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 2 (0.036%) Unica
7 2 (0.036%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.018%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.018%) Lawson
8 1 (0.018%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.018%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.018%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 843 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
3 109 (1.99%) Amazon S3
4 104 (1.90%) GitHub
5 89 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 85 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 85 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
7 76 (1.39%) PaaS
8 75 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 68 (1.24%) SaaS
10 61 (1.11%) IaaS
11 54 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
12 50 (0.91%) Google Analytics
13 31 (0.57%) Heroku
14 26 (0.47%) Route 53
14 26 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 24 (0.44%) Office 365
16 23 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 22 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
18 20 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 282 (5.15%) DNS
2 248 (4.53%) TCP/IP
3 245 (4.47%) HTTP
4 227 (4.14%) Internet
5 214 (3.91%) Firewall
6 114 (2.08%) VPN
7 108 (1.97%) SAN
8 80 (1.46%) WAN
9 72 (1.31%) LDAP
10 70 (1.28%) LAN
10 70 (1.28%) BGP
11 67 (1.22%) VLAN
12 66 (1.20%) DHCP
13 56 (1.02%) Broadband
14 55 (1.00%) OSPF
14 55 (1.00%) Network Security
15 51 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
16 47 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
17 45 (0.82%) SSH
17 45 (0.82%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 842 (15.36%) MySQL
2 731 (13.34%) Big Data
3 561 (10.24%) Hadoop
4 533 (9.73%) NoSQL
5 512 (9.34%) MongoDB
6 501 (9.14%) SQL Server
7 472 (8.61%) Relational Database
8 452 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
9 238 (4.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 234 (4.27%) Redis
11 209 (3.81%) Data Mining
11 209 (3.81%) RDBMS
12 198 (3.61%) Apache Hive
13 125 (2.28%) HBase
14 112 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
15 88 (1.61%) Mahout
16 85 (1.55%) Oracle Database
17 81 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
18 74 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 73 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 878 (16.02%) Git (software)
2 649 (11.84%) Jenkins
3 242 (4.42%) Subversion
4 239 (4.36%) Selenium
5 194 (3.54%) JIRA
6 170 (3.10%) Maven
7 151 (2.76%) JUnit
8 138 (2.52%) TeamCity
9 128 (2.34%) WebDriver
10 110 (2.01%) Cucumber
11 92 (1.68%) Mercurial
11 92 (1.68%) Ant
12 91 (1.66%) Hudson
13 64 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 61 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 51 (0.93%) NUnit
16 50 (0.91%) Gradle
17 46 (0.84%) Visual Studio
17 46 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
18 41 (0.75%) Yeoman
General
1 1572 (28.69%) Finance
2 409 (7.46%) Front Office
3 384 (7.01%) Banking
4 229 (4.18%) Marketing
5 215 (3.92%) Games
6 180 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 163 (2.97%) Investment Banking
8 159 (2.90%) Retail
9 99 (1.81%) Advertising
10 86 (1.57%) Law
11 81 (1.48%) Financial Institution
12 60 (1.09%) Legal
12 60 (1.09%) Publishing
13 57 (1.04%) Back Office
14 38 (0.69%) Electronics
15 19 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 19 (0.35%) Multimedia
16 16 (0.29%) Online Betting
17 13 (0.24%) Billing
17 13 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2067 (37.72%) Developer
2 563 (10.27%) Python Developer
3 469 (8.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 385 (7.03%) Analyst
5 360 (6.57%) Senior Developer
6 345 (6.30%) Administrator
7 342 (6.24%) Java Developer
8 339 (6.19%) Data Scientist
9 288 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
10 233 (4.25%) Software Engineer
11 223 (4.07%) Applications Support
12 220 (4.01%) C++ Developer
13 213 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
14 207 (3.78%) Junior
15 186 (3.39%) Software Developer
16 183 (3.34%) Linux Engineer
17 178 (3.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 177 (3.23%) Django Developer
19 173 (3.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
20 167 (3.05%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 747 (13.63%) HTML
2 586 (10.69%) CSS
3 541 (9.87%) Django
4 506 (9.23%) Web Services
5 500 (9.12%) .NET
6 314 (5.73%) HTML5
7 303 (5.53%) jQuery
8 281 (5.13%) XML
9 265 (4.84%) REST
10 256 (4.67%) Spring
11 225 (4.11%) AngularJS
12 217 (3.96%) RESTful
13 195 (3.56%) CSS3
14 186 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
15 163 (2.97%) LAMP
16 162 (2.96%) Backbone.js
17 159 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
18 147 (2.68%) Pandas
19 140 (2.55%) ASP.NET
20 138 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 907 (16.55%) Computer Science
2 655 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
3 432 (7.88%) Algorithms
4 346 (6.31%) Hedge funds
5 326 (5.95%) Mathematics
6 288 (5.26%) Visualisation
7 267 (4.87%) Statistics
8 218 (3.98%) Derivative
9 215 (3.92%) Data Structures
10 212 (3.87%) Equities
11 189 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 164 (2.99%) Data Centre
13 159 (2.90%) User Experience
14 154 (2.81%) Mobile App
15 143 (2.61%) Fixed Income
16 138 (2.52%) Physics
17 118 (2.15%) Social Media
18 82 (1.50%) Management Information System
19 69 (1.26%) Clustering
20 63 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2601 (47.46%) Linux
2 1119 (20.42%) UNIX
3 862 (15.73%) Windows
4 354 (6.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 347 (6.33%) Ubuntu
6 314 (5.73%) CentOS
7 168 (3.07%) Apple iOS
8 154 (2.81%) Android
9 136 (2.48%) Solaris
10 115 (2.10%) Debian
11 82 (1.50%) Mac OS X
12 57 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 56 (1.02%) Fedora
14 34 (0.62%) AIX
15 30 (0.55%) SUSE
16 26 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
17 25 (0.46%) CoreOS
18 18 (0.33%) Windows 7
18 18 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1606 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1085 (19.80%) DevOps
3 780 (14.23%) Analytics
4 743 (13.56%) Software Engineering
5 734 (13.39%) TDD
6 669 (12.21%) OO
7 648 (11.82%) Open Source
8 642 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
9 466 (8.50%) E-Commerce
10 465 (8.49%) Scrum
11 434 (7.92%) Configuration Management
12 341 (6.22%) BDD
13 299 (5.46%) Unit Testing
14 276 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
15 275 (5.02%) MVC
16 258 (4.71%) Multithreading
17 232 (4.23%) ETL
18 212 (3.87%) Mentoring
19 206 (3.76%) OOP
20 199 (3.63%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2094 (38.21%) Java
2 1825 (33.30%) SQL
3 1429 (26.08%) Perl
4 1316 (24.01%) Ruby
5 1120 (20.44%) C++
6 1116 (20.36%) JavaScript
7 971 (17.72%) Bash Shell
8 874 (15.95%) PHP
9 773 (14.11%) C#
10 498 (9.09%) R
11 380 (6.93%) C
12 355 (6.48%) Scala
13 332 (6.06%) Shell Script
14 285 (5.20%) PowerShell
15 183 (3.34%) VBA
16 177 (3.23%) MATLAB
17 147 (2.68%) Go
18 135 (2.46%) T-SQL
19 132 (2.41%) Groovy
20 119 (2.17%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1180 (21.53%) Degree
2 236 (4.31%) PhD
3 93 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 50 (0.91%) CCNP
6 46 (0.84%) CCNA
7 33 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 30 (0.55%) RHCE
9 25 (0.46%) SC Cleared
10 18 (0.33%) CCIE
11 16 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (0.29%) ISTQB
12 15 (0.27%) CWNA
12 15 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.27%) ISEB
13 13 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (0.16%) RHCSA
14 9 (0.16%) LPIC
15 7 (0.13%) CISSP
15 7 (0.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (6.33%) QA
2 26 (0.47%) SLA
3 11 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.055%) HL7
6 3 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.018%) MiFID
8 1 (0.018%) Basel III
8 1 (0.018%) EMIR
8 1 (0.018%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 226 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 226 (4.12%) Docker
2 115 (2.10%) Varnish
3 74 (1.35%) VirtualBox
4 73 (1.33%) NFS
5 70 (1.28%) Active Directory
6 52 (0.95%) Apache Flume
7 46 (0.84%) KVM
8 44 (0.80%) vSphere
9 43 (0.78%) Hyper-V
10 40 (0.73%) Xen
10 40 (0.73%) HDFS
11 39 (0.71%) Postfix
12 37 (0.68%) iptables
13 31 (0.57%) VMware ESX
14 27 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
15 19 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
16 18 (0.33%) Snort
17 17 (0.31%) Squid
18 16 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 851 (15.53%) Puppet
2 751 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
3 379 (6.92%) Nagios
4 347 (6.33%) Ansible
5 146 (2.66%) Vagrant
6 128 (2.34%) Salt
7 119 (2.17%) ZABBIX
8 66 (1.20%) logstash
9 55 (1.00%) Graphite
10 46 (0.84%) Kibana
11 38 (0.69%) Cobbler
12 34 (0.62%) HAProxy
13 31 (0.57%) Cacti
13 31 (0.57%) Ganglia
13 31 (0.57%) Zenoss
14 28 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
15 26 (0.47%) StatsD
15 26 (0.47%) Mesos
15 26 (0.47%) Data Guard
16 22 (0.40%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 701 (12.79%) Oracle
2 453 (8.27%) Red Hat
3 354 (6.46%) VMware
4 194 (3.54%) Google
5 192 (3.50%) Microsoft
6 190 (3.47%) Cisco
7 128 (2.34%) Sybase
8 127 (2.32%) Tableau
9 118 (2.15%) Splunk
10 76 (1.39%) Netezza
10 76 (1.39%) IBM
11 74 (1.35%) HP
12 65 (1.19%) Rackspace
13 62 (1.13%) Reuters
14 55 (1.00%) SaltStack
15 54 (0.99%) Informatica
16 50 (0.91%) Cognos
16 50 (0.91%) New Relic
16 50 (0.91%) Greenplum
17 49 (0.89%) Facebook
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £600.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens + hack days
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago