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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 35 48 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +21
Permanent jobs citing Python 2750 2682 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.15% 5.45% 3.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.82% 10.01% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2345 2238 1496
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
23269 26794 24440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.06% 54.44% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19917 22828 21115
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +30 603 £57,500 - 102
Kingston Upon Thames +17 13 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Hammersmith -9 9 £62,500 - 1
Westminster - 9 £65,500 -
Docklands, London +1 8 £62,500 -21.87%
Twickenham - 8 £45,000 -
Surbiton +3 7 £35,000 -
Chessington - 6 £35,000 -
Bermondsey - 5 - -
Hounslow +7 3 £45,000 +3.44% 4
Canary Wharf +1 3 £57,500 -52.08%
Mayfair -1 3 £40,000 -50.00%
Harrow - 3 - -
Croydon +6 2 £35,000 -39.13%
Feltham - 2 £48,500 - 1
Paddington - 2 - -
Ealing - 2 £52,000 -
Uxbridge -5 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Chiswick -10 1 £60,000 +48.14%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2282 (47.28%) Linux
2 1807 (37.44%) Java
3 1489 (30.85%) SQL
4 1387 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
5 1369 (28.36%) Perl
6 1351 (27.99%) Finance
7 1095 (22.68%) Ruby
8 1040 (21.55%) UNIX
9 1010 (20.92%) Degree
10 997 (20.65%) JavaScript
11 913 (18.91%) C++
12 873 (18.09%) DevOps
13 838 (17.36%) PHP
14 829 (17.17%) Bash Shell
15 804 (16.66%) Computer Science
16 796 (16.49%) Git (software)
17 793 (16.43%) MySQL
18 756 (15.66%) Windows
19 748 (15.50%) Puppet
20 746 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
21 681 (14.11%) Opscode Chef
22 674 (13.96%) Analytics
23 670 (13.88%) HTML
24 645 (13.36%) OO
25 636 (13.18%) TDD
26 631 (13.07%) Big Data
27 628 (13.01%) Software Engineering
28 622 (12.89%) C#
29 594 (12.31%) Open Source
30 585 (12.12%) Oracle

Python
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 477 (9.88%) Apache
2 264 (5.47%) Tomcat
3 250 (5.18%) Node.js
3 250 (5.18%) nginx
4 191 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
5 163 (3.38%) SAS
6 152 (3.15%) OpenStack
7 128 (2.65%) Apache Pig
8 125 (2.59%) Apache Spark
9 88 (1.82%) JBoss
10 72 (1.49%) IIS
11 64 (1.33%) CMS
12 58 (1.20%) Apache Solr
13 45 (0.93%) Drupal
14 41 (0.85%) Confluence
15 40 (0.83%) WebLogic
16 34 (0.70%) SharePoint
17 33 (0.68%) WebSphere
18 31 (0.64%) GlassFish
18 31 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 114 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 97 (2.01%) SPSS
3 65 (1.35%) MS Office
4 12 (0.25%) Stata
5 9 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.17%) Mathematica
7 7 (0.15%) Maya
8 6 (0.12%) Gephi
8 6 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.062%) Houdini
11 2 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.041%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.041%) Mingle
11 2 (0.041%) Weka
11 2 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.041%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.041%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.041%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.021%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 23 (0.48%) RMDS
2 12 (0.25%) Odoo
2 12 (0.25%) ION MarketView
3 9 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.12%) Magento
4 6 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.041%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 2 (0.041%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.041%) Front Arena
5 2 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.021%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.021%) Lawson
6 1 (0.021%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.021%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.021%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 746 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
2 181 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
3 110 (2.28%) Amazon S3
4 81 (1.68%) GitHub
5 72 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 71 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 71 (1.47%) SaaS
7 69 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
8 66 (1.37%) PaaS
9 60 (1.24%) IaaS
10 56 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 52 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
12 43 (0.89%) Google Analytics
13 28 (0.58%) SoftLayer
14 27 (0.56%) Route 53
15 25 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
16 24 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 23 (0.48%) Heroku
18 22 (0.46%) CloudFront
19 21 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 280 (5.80%) DNS
2 255 (5.28%) HTTP
3 254 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 230 (4.76%) Firewall
5 174 (3.60%) Internet
6 111 (2.30%) SAN
7 110 (2.28%) VPN
8 93 (1.93%) DHCP
9 77 (1.60%) LAN
10 75 (1.55%) LDAP
11 74 (1.53%) BGP
12 64 (1.33%) WAN
13 56 (1.16%) OSPF
14 53 (1.10%) VLAN
14 53 (1.10%) SSL
15 50 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
15 50 (1.04%) FTP
16 48 (0.99%) Network Security
17 47 (0.97%) SSH
18 44 (0.91%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 793 (16.43%) MySQL
2 631 (13.07%) Big Data
3 479 (9.92%) NoSQL
3 479 (9.92%) Hadoop
4 440 (9.12%) PostgreSQL
5 429 (8.89%) SQL Server
6 417 (8.64%) MongoDB
7 381 (7.89%) Relational Database
8 204 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 197 (4.08%) Redis
10 185 (3.83%) Data Mining
11 171 (3.54%) RDBMS
12 170 (3.52%) Apache Hive
13 128 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
14 102 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
15 81 (1.68%) HBase
16 76 (1.57%) Oracle Database
17 64 (1.33%) Mahout
18 62 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 60 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 796 (16.49%) Git (software)
2 534 (11.06%) Jenkins
3 246 (5.10%) Subversion
4 209 (4.33%) Selenium
5 178 (3.69%) JIRA
6 143 (2.96%) Maven
7 124 (2.57%) TeamCity
8 120 (2.49%) WebDriver
9 108 (2.24%) Ant
10 106 (2.20%) JUnit
11 99 (2.05%) Mercurial
12 95 (1.97%) Cucumber
13 83 (1.72%) Hudson
14 65 (1.35%) Gradle
15 60 (1.24%) Karma Test Runner
16 51 (1.06%) Eclipse
17 46 (0.95%) Appium
18 44 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
19 43 (0.89%) Yeoman
20 42 (0.87%) Jasmine
General
1 1351 (27.99%) Finance
2 342 (7.09%) Front Office
3 302 (6.26%) Banking
4 226 (4.68%) Games
5 186 (3.85%) Marketing
6 164 (3.40%) Telecoms
7 145 (3.00%) Investment Banking
8 139 (2.88%) Retail
9 82 (1.70%) Advertising
10 75 (1.55%) Publishing
11 73 (1.51%) Law
12 67 (1.39%) Financial Institution
13 58 (1.20%) Back Office
14 44 (0.91%) Legal
15 30 (0.62%) Electronics
16 29 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.31%) iGaming
18 13 (0.27%) Multimedia
19 9 (0.19%) Automotive
19 9 (0.19%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1732 (35.88%) Developer
2 514 (10.65%) Python Developer
3 373 (7.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 368 (7.62%) Administrator
5 331 (6.86%) Systems Administrator
6 307 (6.36%) Analyst
7 298 (6.17%) Java Developer
8 297 (6.15%) Senior Developer
9 278 (5.76%) Data Scientist
10 217 (4.50%) Linux Administrator
11 216 (4.47%) Software Engineer
12 193 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 182 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
14 174 (3.60%) Applications Support
14 174 (3.60%) C++ Developer
15 165 (3.42%) Junior
16 156 (3.23%) Software Developer
17 148 (3.07%) Systems Engineer
18 143 (2.96%) Consultant
19 139 (2.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 670 (13.88%) HTML
2 526 (10.90%) CSS
3 491 (10.17%) Django
4 462 (9.57%) Web Services
5 415 (8.60%) .NET
6 334 (6.92%) jQuery
7 300 (6.22%) XML
8 294 (6.09%) HTML5
9 212 (4.39%) REST
10 209 (4.33%) AngularJS
11 195 (4.04%) CSS3
12 192 (3.98%) Spring
12 192 (3.98%) RESTful
13 158 (3.27%) RabbitMQ
14 151 (3.13%) Backbone.js
15 142 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
16 139 (2.88%) LAMP
17 121 (2.51%) Pandas
18 116 (2.40%) SOAP
19 115 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 804 (16.66%) Computer Science
2 594 (12.31%) Open Source
3 514 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
4 363 (7.52%) Algorithms
5 284 (5.88%) Hedge funds
6 239 (4.95%) Mathematics
7 235 (4.87%) Visualisation
8 198 (4.10%) Statistics
9 169 (3.50%) Data Structures
10 161 (3.34%) User Experience
11 152 (3.15%) Mobile App
12 143 (2.96%) Derivative
13 140 (2.90%) Equities
14 130 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 127 (2.63%) Fixed Income
16 121 (2.51%) Social Media
17 92 (1.91%) Physics
18 74 (1.53%) Management Information System
19 73 (1.51%) Clustering
20 63 (1.31%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 2282 (47.28%) Linux
2 1040 (21.55%) UNIX
3 756 (15.66%) Windows
4 350 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 309 (6.40%) Ubuntu
6 301 (6.24%) CentOS
7 190 (3.94%) Apple iOS
8 178 (3.69%) Android
9 155 (3.21%) Solaris
10 122 (2.53%) Debian
11 94 (1.95%) Mac OS X
12 63 (1.31%) Fedora
13 53 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (0.62%) AIX
15 27 (0.56%) SUSE
16 20 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (0.39%) CoreOS
18 18 (0.37%) Windows 7
18 18 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
19 15 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1387 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
2 873 (18.09%) DevOps
3 674 (13.96%) Analytics
4 645 (13.36%) OO
5 636 (13.18%) TDD
6 628 (13.01%) Software Engineering
7 554 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 414 (8.58%) Scrum
9 410 (8.49%) E-Commerce
10 351 (7.27%) Configuration Management
11 278 (5.76%) BDD
12 255 (5.28%) Unit Testing
13 242 (5.01%) Multithreading
14 225 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
15 217 (4.50%) MVC
16 208 (4.31%) Mentoring
17 199 (4.12%) ETL
18 193 (4.00%) OOP
19 183 (3.79%) Machine Learning
20 153 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1807 (37.44%) Java
2 1489 (30.85%) SQL
3 1369 (28.36%) Perl
4 1095 (22.68%) Ruby
5 997 (20.65%) JavaScript
6 913 (18.91%) C++
7 838 (17.36%) PHP
8 829 (17.17%) Bash Shell
9 622 (12.89%) C#
10 395 (8.18%) R
11 313 (6.48%) C
12 291 (6.03%) Shell Script
13 286 (5.93%) Scala
14 231 (4.79%) PowerShell
15 157 (3.25%) MATLAB
16 134 (2.78%) VBA
17 110 (2.28%) Clojure
18 109 (2.26%) T-SQL
19 101 (2.09%) Go
20 88 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1010 (20.92%) Degree
2 219 (4.54%) PhD
3 90 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 46 (0.95%) CCNP
6 42 (0.87%) CCNA
7 26 (0.54%) DV Cleared
8 22 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 22 (0.46%) ISEB
9 18 (0.37%) CCIE
10 17 (0.35%) CISSP
10 17 (0.35%) RHCE
11 15 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.31%) SC Cleared
12 12 (0.25%) MBA
13 11 (0.23%) CISA
13 11 (0.23%) CISM
13 11 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 350 (7.25%) QA
2 21 (0.44%) SLA
3 15 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.062%) HL7
8 2 (0.041%) EMIR
8 2 (0.041%) MiFID
9 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.021%) Basel III
9 1 (0.021%) CRD IV
System Software
1 228 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (2.69%) Docker
3 122 (2.53%) Varnish
4 94 (1.95%) Active Directory
5 90 (1.86%) NFS
6 65 (1.35%) VirtualBox
7 50 (1.04%) vSphere
8 49 (1.02%) Xen
9 45 (0.93%) KVM
10 42 (0.87%) Apache Flume
11 35 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 34 (0.70%) HDFS
13 32 (0.66%) iptables
14 29 (0.60%) Postfix
15 28 (0.58%) VMware ESX
16 27 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 23 (0.48%) Hyper-V
18 20 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
19 17 (0.35%) Squid
20 15 (0.31%) Samba
Systems Management
1 748 (15.50%) Puppet
2 681 (14.11%) Opscode Chef
3 343 (7.11%) Nagios
4 261 (5.41%) Ansible
5 134 (2.78%) Vagrant
6 118 (2.44%) ZABBIX
7 116 (2.40%) Salt
8 66 (1.37%) logstash
9 58 (1.20%) Graphite
10 38 (0.79%) Cacti
11 34 (0.70%) Kibana
11 34 (0.70%) Ganglia
12 31 (0.64%) Cobbler
12 31 (0.64%) HAProxy
13 27 (0.56%) Zenoss
14 26 (0.54%) StatsD
15 25 (0.52%) CFEngine
16 21 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
17 20 (0.41%) Data Guard
17 20 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 585 (12.12%) Oracle
2 445 (9.22%) Red Hat
3 361 (7.48%) VMware
4 196 (4.06%) Google
5 192 (3.98%) Microsoft
6 185 (3.83%) Cisco
7 111 (2.30%) HP
8 104 (2.15%) Tableau
9 101 (2.09%) Splunk
10 92 (1.91%) Sybase
11 74 (1.53%) IBM
12 69 (1.43%) Facebook
13 52 (1.08%) Reuters
14 49 (1.02%) Netezza
15 48 (0.99%) Rackspace
16 46 (0.95%) SaltStack
17 43 (0.89%) NetApp
18 42 (0.87%) Veritas
19 41 (0.85%) Cloudera
20 40 (0.83%) Sun
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North London
Pesaro
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Compelling salary + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive = Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Satigo Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago