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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 39 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 2604 2076 2123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.74% 4.57% 4.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.10% 8.27% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 1786 1860
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
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
23465 25088 26194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.77% 55.24% 54.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20328 21705 22992
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,255
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +8 541 £57,500 - 98
Canary Wharf +15 5 £60,000 -45.45%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 5 £37,500 - 1
Isleworth - 5 £72,500 - 1
Harrow - 4 £57,500 - 3
Hammersmith -4 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Uxbridge -7 3 £37,500 -25.00%
Docklands, London -17 3 £21,500 -71.33%
Brentford - 3 £57,500 -
Croydon - 3 £30,000 - 3
Hounslow - 2 £75,000 - 3
Chiswick - 2 £58,750 -
Clapham - 2 £60,000 - 1
Mayfair +3 1 £40,000 -48.38%
Twickenham +1 1 £32,500 -50.00%
Bromley -3 1 £77,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £40,000 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2470 (45.50%) Linux
2 2187 (40.28%) Java
3 1746 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
4 1550 (28.55%) Ruby
5 1542 (28.40%) Perl
6 1438 (26.49%) Finance
7 1397 (25.73%) SQL
8 1320 (24.31%) C++
9 1217 (22.42%) JavaScript
10 1209 (22.27%) Degree
11 1125 (20.72%) PHP
12 1068 (19.67%) UNIX
13 1043 (19.21%) MySQL
14 1005 (18.51%) Puppet
15 972 (17.90%) Bash Shell
16 888 (16.36%) Computer Science
17 876 (16.14%) C#
18 859 (15.82%) Windows
19 809 (14.90%) Open Source
20 803 (14.79%) HTML
21 789 (14.53%) DevOps
22 782 (14.40%) OO
23 778 (14.33%) Opscode Chef
24 745 (13.72%) Git (software)
25 723 (13.32%) TDD
26 681 (12.54%) CSS
27 674 (12.41%) Software Engineering
28 581 (10.70%) Django
29 561 (10.33%) Big Data
30 555 (10.22%) Red Hat

Python
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 546 (10.06%) Apache
2 275 (5.07%) Node.js
3 271 (4.99%) Tomcat
4 258 (4.75%) nginx
5 128 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
6 124 (2.28%) OpenStack
7 115 (2.12%) Apache Pig
8 102 (1.88%) JBoss
9 99 (1.82%) CMS
10 95 (1.75%) SAS
11 87 (1.60%) Apache Solr
12 74 (1.36%) WebLogic
13 72 (1.33%) IIS
14 49 (0.90%) Drupal
15 37 (0.68%) WordPress
16 35 (0.64%) WebSphere
17 32 (0.59%) Jetty
18 29 (0.53%) Apache Spark
19 28 (0.52%) Confluence
20 27 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 131 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 85 (1.57%) SPSS
3 52 (0.96%) MS Office
4 31 (0.57%) CPLEX
5 19 (0.35%) Stata
6 16 (0.29%) Maya
6 16 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.29%) S-PLUS
7 13 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
8 11 (0.20%) 3ds Max
9 9 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.15%) Mathematica
11 7 (0.13%) Mingle
12 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.092%) GIMP
14 4 (0.074%) NASTRAN
14 4 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.074%) FrameMaker
14 4 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 70 (1.29%) Magento
2 34 (0.63%) Endur
3 17 (0.31%) ION MarketView
4 15 (0.28%) RMDS
5 7 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.11%) Optimost
6 6 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.074%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.037%) Maximo
8 2 (0.037%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.018%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.018%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.018%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 1 (0.018%) SiteCatalyst
9 1 (0.018%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.018%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.018%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 343 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
3 105 (1.93%) SaaS
4 79 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
5 77 (1.42%) GitHub
6 72 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 37 (0.68%) PaaS
7 37 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
8 30 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
9 27 (0.50%) Google App Engine
10 25 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 19 (0.35%) ElastiCache
12 13 (0.24%) IaaS
12 13 (0.24%) Heroku
13 12 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (0.22%) Office 365
13 12 (0.22%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 11 (0.20%) Google Apps
15 10 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 396 (7.29%) TCP/IP
2 237 (4.37%) DNS
3 205 (3.78%) HTTP
4 183 (3.37%) Internet
5 131 (2.41%) Firewall
6 111 (2.04%) SAN
6 111 (2.04%) LDAP
7 102 (1.88%) SSH
8 86 (1.58%) DHCP
9 77 (1.42%) LAN
10 53 (0.98%) WAN
10 53 (0.98%) Multicast
11 47 (0.87%) BIG-IP
12 43 (0.79%) BGP
13 41 (0.76%) Network Security
14 36 (0.66%) SNMP
15 35 (0.64%) Kerberos
15 35 (0.64%) VPN
15 35 (0.64%) NAS
16 34 (0.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1043 (19.21%) MySQL
2 561 (10.33%) Big Data
3 469 (8.64%) Hadoop
4 467 (8.60%) NoSQL
5 465 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
6 429 (7.90%) SQL Server
7 379 (6.98%) MongoDB
8 346 (6.37%) Relational Database
9 228 (4.20%) Redis
10 204 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
11 187 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 172 (3.17%) Apache Hive
13 155 (2.86%) Data Mining
14 97 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
15 96 (1.77%) RDBMS
16 85 (1.57%) Oracle Database
17 73 (1.34%) HBase
18 66 (1.22%) Couchbase
19 56 (1.03%) CouchDB
20 55 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 745 (13.72%) Git (software)
2 442 (8.14%) Jenkins
3 297 (5.47%) Subversion
4 248 (4.57%) Selenium
5 196 (3.61%) Maven
6 181 (3.33%) JIRA
7 155 (2.86%) Cucumber
8 117 (2.16%) Hudson
8 117 (2.16%) WebDriver
9 106 (1.95%) Ant
10 93 (1.71%) JUnit
11 81 (1.49%) TeamCity
12 72 (1.33%) Mercurial
13 63 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
14 61 (1.12%) SpecFlow
14 61 (1.12%) Jasmine
15 57 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 45 (0.83%) PHPUnit
17 41 (0.76%) Eclipse
18 39 (0.72%) NUnit
General
1 1438 (26.49%) Finance
2 464 (8.55%) Banking
3 408 (7.52%) Front Office
4 277 (5.10%) Games
5 230 (4.24%) Investment Banking
6 152 (2.80%) Advertising
7 149 (2.74%) Marketing
8 139 (2.56%) Retail
9 134 (2.47%) Publishing
10 128 (2.36%) Telecoms
11 103 (1.90%) Financial Institution
12 50 (0.92%) Back Office
13 48 (0.88%) Law
14 45 (0.83%) Manufacturing
15 28 (0.52%) Electronics
16 24 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 20 (0.37%) Multimedia
18 15 (0.28%) Legal
19 14 (0.26%) French Language
20 10 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2385 (43.93%) Developer
2 647 (11.92%) Python Developer
3 492 (9.06%) Administrator
4 446 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
5 421 (7.75%) Senior Developer
6 389 (7.17%) Analyst
7 379 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
8 333 (6.13%) Java Developer
8 333 (6.13%) C++ Developer
9 307 (5.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 271 (4.99%) DevOps Engineer
11 169 (3.11%) Junior
12 166 (3.06%) Linux Engineer
13 162 (2.98%) Software Engineer
13 162 (2.98%) PHP Developer
14 154 (2.84%) Tester
15 153 (2.82%) Architect
16 146 (2.69%) Applications Support
16 146 (2.69%) Data Scientist
17 137 (2.52%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 803 (14.79%) HTML
2 681 (12.54%) CSS
3 581 (10.70%) Django
4 489 (9.01%) jQuery
5 418 (7.70%) Web Services
6 391 (7.20%) HTML5
7 384 (7.07%) .NET
8 303 (5.58%) AngularJS
9 293 (5.40%) XML
10 287 (5.29%) LAMP
11 237 (4.37%) Backbone.js
12 228 (4.20%) CSS3
13 207 (3.81%) REST
14 205 (3.78%) JSON
15 175 (3.22%) Spring
16 167 (3.08%) SOAP
17 144 (2.65%) RESTful
18 134 (2.47%) Hibernate
19 115 (2.12%) Ruby on Rails
20 113 (2.08%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 888 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 809 (14.90%) Open Source
3 478 (8.80%) Algorithms
4 380 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
5 319 (5.88%) Hedge funds
6 302 (5.56%) Mathematics
7 198 (3.65%) Data Structures
8 193 (3.55%) Visualisation
9 166 (3.06%) Statistics
10 163 (3.00%) Derivative
11 162 (2.98%) User Experience
12 149 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 147 (2.71%) Fixed Income
14 140 (2.58%) Physics
15 115 (2.12%) Digital Media
16 110 (2.03%) Mobile App
16 110 (2.03%) Equities
17 93 (1.71%) Social Media
18 83 (1.53%) Clustering
19 62 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2470 (45.50%) Linux
2 1068 (19.67%) UNIX
3 859 (15.82%) Windows
4 407 (7.50%) CentOS
5 364 (6.70%) Ubuntu
6 348 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 208 (3.83%) Solaris
8 194 (3.57%) Debian
9 186 (3.43%) Android
10 148 (2.73%) Apple iOS
11 53 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 43 (0.79%) AIX
13 40 (0.74%) Fedora
13 40 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 38 (0.70%) SUSE
15 27 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (0.37%) Windows 7
18 18 (0.33%) Windows Phone
19 11 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1746 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
2 789 (14.53%) DevOps
3 782 (14.40%) OO
4 723 (13.32%) TDD
5 674 (12.41%) Software Engineering
6 477 (8.79%) Analytics
7 467 (8.60%) Scrum
8 461 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
9 434 (7.99%) E-Commerce
10 348 (6.41%) BDD
11 327 (6.02%) Configuration Management
12 318 (5.86%) Multithreading
13 273 (5.03%) MVC
14 237 (4.37%) Low Latency
15 234 (4.31%) OOP
16 226 (4.16%) Performance Tuning
17 222 (4.09%) Mentoring
18 200 (3.68%) ITIL
19 176 (3.24%) Web Development
20 175 (3.22%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2187 (40.28%) Java
2 1550 (28.55%) Ruby
3 1542 (28.40%) Perl
4 1397 (25.73%) SQL
5 1320 (24.31%) C++
6 1217 (22.42%) JavaScript
7 1125 (20.72%) PHP
8 972 (17.90%) Bash Shell
9 876 (16.14%) C#
10 501 (9.23%) C
11 301 (5.54%) Scala
12 298 (5.49%) Shell Script
13 232 (4.27%) R
14 185 (3.41%) PowerShell
15 134 (2.47%) MATLAB
16 98 (1.81%) Groovy
17 95 (1.75%) VBA
18 83 (1.53%) Clojure
19 79 (1.46%) T-SQL
20 77 (1.42%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1209 (22.27%) Degree
2 181 (3.33%) PhD
3 61 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 40 (0.74%) CCNA
6 39 (0.72%) CISSP
7 37 (0.68%) RHCE
8 36 (0.66%) ISEB
9 29 (0.53%) Security Cleared
10 28 (0.52%) CCNP
11 23 (0.42%) CEH
12 19 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (0.28%) LPIC
13 15 (0.28%) Linux+ Certification
14 13 (0.24%) CISA
14 13 (0.24%) Postgraduate
15 12 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.20%) MCSE
16 11 (0.20%) CCIP
16 11 (0.20%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 447 (8.23%) QA
2 58 (1.07%) SLA
3 27 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 26 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.055%) WCAG
8 2 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.018%) COREP
9 1 (0.018%) UCITS
9 1 (0.018%) GPG13
9 1 (0.018%) EMIR
9 1 (0.018%) COBIT
9 1 (0.018%) MiFID
9 1 (0.018%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.018%) Solvency II
System Software
1 259 (4.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 148 (2.73%) KVM
3 147 (2.71%) Xen
4 108 (1.99%) NFS
5 94 (1.73%) Active Directory
6 79 (1.46%) Varnish
7 48 (0.88%) Docker
7 48 (0.88%) Snort
8 36 (0.66%) vSphere
9 30 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
10 29 (0.53%) Hyper-V
11 28 (0.52%) Postfix
12 24 (0.44%) vCloud
12 24 (0.44%) HDFS
13 23 (0.42%) Samba
14 22 (0.41%) Sendmail
15 20 (0.37%) LXC
16 16 (0.29%) Ceph
16 16 (0.29%) VirtualBox
17 13 (0.24%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1005 (18.51%) Puppet
2 778 (14.33%) Opscode Chef
3 501 (9.23%) Nagios
4 185 (3.41%) Ansible
5 175 (3.22%) ZABBIX
6 165 (3.04%) Salt
7 113 (2.08%) Vagrant
8 108 (1.99%) Cacti
9 79 (1.46%) CFEngine
10 58 (1.07%) Ganglia
10 58 (1.07%) logstash
11 53 (0.98%) HAProxy
12 48 (0.88%) Zenoss
13 39 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
14 35 (0.64%) Tivoli
15 33 (0.61%) StatsD
16 31 (0.57%) Kibana
17 27 (0.50%) Capistrano
18 23 (0.42%) OpenView
18 23 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 555 (10.22%) Red Hat
2 448 (8.25%) Oracle
3 357 (6.58%) VMware
4 238 (4.38%) Microsoft
5 165 (3.04%) Sybase
6 120 (2.21%) Google
7 109 (2.01%) Cisco
8 106 (1.95%) HP
9 97 (1.79%) Zend
10 90 (1.66%) Facebook
11 83 (1.53%) Reuters
11 83 (1.53%) Bloomberg
12 76 (1.40%) Rackspace
13 66 (1.22%) Tableau
14 54 (0.99%) SaltStack
15 51 (0.94%) Splunk
16 49 (0.90%) IBM
17 48 (0.88%) New Relic
18 47 (0.87%) Perforce
19 44 (0.81%) Adobe
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 44 minutes ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Epsilium Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Benefits + Stock
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable extensive benefits bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago