The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 20 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Python 3542 3164 2595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 9.25% 7.26% 5.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.97% 13.57% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3071 2724 2232
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
20867 23323 23857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.50% 53.48% 52.03%
Number of salaries quoted 18335 20093 20533
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in London

Python
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 555 £60,000 -7.69% 125
Uxbridge +17 27 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Chiswick +16 17 £55,000 +37.50%
Hammersmith +5 8 £37,500 -37.50%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 7 £25,000 -58.33%
Canary Wharf -4 7 £75,000 -25.00%
Bromley - 6 £92,500 - 2
Hayes - 5 £60,000 -
Croydon +1 4 £51,250 -10.48% 1
Isleworth - 4 £44,000 -
Westminster - 4 £30,000 -
Romford - 3 £44,000 -
Hackney - 3 - -
Southwark - 3 £57,500 -
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Hounslow +6 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Surbiton +1 1 £56,500 -
Mayfair -1 1 £40,000 -23.80%
Beckenham - 1 £42,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £40,000 -
Ealing - 1 £55,000 -
Greenwich - 1 £62,500 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Python.

1 2884 (41.77%) Linux
2 2630 (38.09%) Java
3 2286 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1998 (28.94%) SQL
5 1736 (25.14%) Finance
6 1600 (23.17%) Ruby
7 1578 (22.86%) DevOps
8 1536 (22.25%) Amazon AWS
9 1483 (21.48%) JavaScript
10 1371 (19.86%) Degree
11 1288 (18.66%) C++
12 1239 (17.95%) Perl
13 1219 (17.66%) Puppet
14 1177 (17.05%) Computer Science
15 1111 (16.09%) Bash Shell
16 1052 (15.24%) Unix
17 1039 (15.05%) Ansible
18 996 (14.43%) Big Data
19 982 (14.22%) Software Engineering
20 977 (14.15%) Git (software)
21 947 (13.72%) HTML
22 946 (13.70%) TDD
23 942 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
24 927 (13.43%) Analytics
25 922 (13.35%) Jenkins
26 888 (12.86%) C#
27 878 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
28 799 (11.57%) PHP
29 797 (11.54%) MySQL
30 793 (11.49%) CSS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 600 (8.69%) Apache
2 431 (6.24%) Apache Spark
3 381 (5.52%) Tomcat
4 326 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
5 217 (3.14%) nginx
6 210 (3.04%) SAS
7 131 (1.90%) IIS
8 122 (1.77%) OpenStack
9 113 (1.64%) Apache Solr
9 113 (1.64%) Confluence
10 109 (1.58%) Apache Pig
11 98 (1.42%) Jetty
12 88 (1.27%) WebSphere
13 84 (1.22%) JBoss
14 79 (1.14%) WebLogic
15 72 (1.04%) CMS
16 32 (0.46%) CloudStack
17 24 (0.35%) IPython
17 24 (0.35%) MQSeries
18 23 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 137 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 116 (1.68%) SPSS
3 45 (0.65%) MS Office
4 26 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.23%) GNU Octave
7 15 (0.22%) FrameMaker
8 12 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
10 8 (0.12%) Gliffy
10 8 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.10%) Mathematica
12 6 (0.087%) MS Visio
13 5 (0.072%) Gephi
13 5 (0.072%) MODO
14 4 (0.058%) Maya
14 4 (0.058%) S-PLUS
15 3 (0.043%) Stata
15 3 (0.043%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (0.26%) FastStats
2 11 (0.16%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 11 (0.16%) Odoo
2 11 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.14%) ReMetrica
4 9 (0.13%) Summit
5 8 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.12%) RMDS
6 7 (0.10%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 4 (0.058%) Apache OFBiz
7 4 (0.058%) FLEXCUBE
7 4 (0.058%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.043%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.029%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.029%) Front Arena
9 2 (0.029%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.014%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.014%) Magento
10 1 (0.014%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1536 (22.25%) Amazon AWS
2 259 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 218 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
4 180 (2.61%) SaaS
5 164 (2.38%) GitHub
6 140 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 137 (1.98%) PaaS
8 135 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
9 125 (1.81%) Amazon S3
10 116 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 91 (1.32%) IaaS
12 60 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
13 53 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 51 (0.74%) Route 53
15 43 (0.62%) OpenShift
16 36 (0.52%) Slack
17 35 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
18 31 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 30 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
20 28 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 255 (3.69%) Firewall
2 238 (3.45%) DNS
3 233 (3.37%) TCP/IP
4 232 (3.36%) Internet
5 203 (2.94%) HTTP
6 92 (1.33%) VPN
7 79 (1.14%) Network Security
8 75 (1.09%) BGP
9 74 (1.07%) LDAP
9 74 (1.07%) SAN
10 73 (1.06%) WAN
11 72 (1.04%) DHCP
11 72 (1.04%) LAN
12 71 (1.03%) SSL
13 60 (0.87%) MPLS
14 55 (0.80%) Multicast
15 47 (0.68%) Broadband
16 40 (0.58%) Kerberos
17 38 (0.55%) SSH
18 37 (0.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 996 (14.43%) Big Data
2 797 (11.54%) MySQL
3 719 (10.41%) NoSQL
4 630 (9.13%) Hadoop
5 588 (8.52%) PostgreSQL
6 573 (8.30%) MongoDB
7 446 (6.46%) SQL Server
8 408 (5.91%) Relational Database
9 285 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 263 (3.81%) Redis
11 259 (3.75%) Data Mining
12 221 (3.20%) Apache Hive
13 208 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
14 147 (2.13%) RDBMS
15 139 (2.01%) Amazon Redshift
16 93 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
17 90 (1.30%) HBase
18 89 (1.29%) Neo4j
19 75 (1.09%) QlikView
20 69 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 977 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 922 (13.35%) Jenkins
3 378 (5.48%) JIRA
4 238 (3.45%) Selenium
5 197 (2.85%) Cucumber
6 191 (2.77%) Subversion
7 188 (2.72%) Maven
8 175 (2.53%) TeamCity
9 149 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 110 (1.59%) JUnit
11 106 (1.54%) Vagrant
12 83 (1.20%) Grunt
13 62 (0.90%) WebDriver
14 60 (0.87%) Gradle
15 59 (0.85%) Ant
15 59 (0.85%) Appium
15 59 (0.85%) Hudson
16 58 (0.84%) Jasmine
17 57 (0.83%) RSpec
18 53 (0.77%) JMeter
General
1 1736 (25.14%) Finance
2 565 (8.18%) Banking
3 411 (5.95%) Front Office
4 335 (4.85%) Marketing
5 293 (4.24%) Games
6 226 (3.27%) Retail
7 185 (2.68%) Telecoms
8 180 (2.61%) Law
9 175 (2.53%) Investment Banking
10 158 (2.29%) Advertising
11 123 (1.78%) Publishing
12 107 (1.55%) Financial Institution
13 83 (1.20%) Back Office
14 79 (1.14%) Legal
15 25 (0.36%) Manufacturing
16 23 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.26%) Electronics
17 18 (0.26%) French Language
17 18 (0.26%) German Language
17 18 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2722 (39.43%) Developer
2 1144 (16.57%) Python Developer
3 755 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 557 (8.07%) Java Developer
5 453 (6.56%) Senior Developer
6 431 (6.24%) Data Scientist
7 400 (5.79%) Linux Engineer
8 373 (5.40%) Analyst
9 345 (5.00%) C++ Developer
10 337 (4.88%) Software Engineer
11 278 (4.03%) Administrator
12 266 (3.85%) Junior
13 265 (3.84%) AWS Engineer
14 253 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
15 250 (3.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 239 (3.46%) Systems Administrator
17 220 (3.19%) Linux Administrator
18 203 (2.94%) Architect
18 203 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 193 (2.80%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 947 (13.72%) HTML
2 793 (11.49%) CSS
3 739 (10.70%) Django
4 637 (9.23%) AngularJS
5 557 (8.07%) Web Services
6 540 (7.82%) .NET
7 515 (7.46%) Node.js
8 372 (5.39%) HTML5
9 348 (5.04%) LAMP
10 315 (4.56%) REST
11 293 (4.24%) React
12 271 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
13 255 (3.69%) RESTful
14 233 (3.37%) XML
15 231 (3.35%) CSS3
16 228 (3.30%) Flask
17 227 (3.29%) Spring
18 224 (3.24%) jQuery
19 192 (2.78%) JSON
20 154 (2.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1177 (17.05%) Computer Science
2 704 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 601 (8.71%) Mathematics
4 451 (6.53%) Algorithms
5 403 (5.84%) Fintech
5 403 (5.84%) Visualisation
6 381 (5.52%) Statistics
7 374 (5.42%) Hedge funds
8 247 (3.58%) Physics
9 244 (3.53%) Mobile App
10 210 (3.04%) User Experience
11 208 (3.01%) Derivative
12 207 (3.00%) Fixed Income
13 184 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 161 (2.33%) Data Structures
15 148 (2.14%) Equities
16 139 (2.01%) Artificial Intelligence
17 138 (2.00%) Management Information System
18 124 (1.80%) Data Centre
19 73 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2884 (41.77%) Linux
2 1052 (15.24%) Unix
3 746 (10.81%) Windows
4 327 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 293 (4.24%) Ubuntu
6 264 (3.82%) CentOS
7 148 (2.14%) Windows Server
8 118 (1.71%) Apple iOS
9 115 (1.67%) Solaris
10 112 (1.62%) Android
11 85 (1.23%) Debian
12 48 (0.70%) AIX
12 48 (0.70%) Mac OS X
13 25 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (0.35%) SUSE
15 22 (0.32%) FreeBSD
16 20 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
16 20 (0.29%) Fedora
17 18 (0.26%) CoreOS
18 15 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2286 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1578 (22.86%) DevOps
3 982 (14.22%) Software Engineering
4 946 (13.70%) TDD
5 927 (13.43%) Analytics
6 878 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
7 712 (10.31%) Machine Learning
8 662 (9.59%) Scrum
9 658 (9.53%) Configuration Management
10 622 (9.01%) OO
11 606 (8.78%) Open Source
12 404 (5.85%) E-Commerce
13 391 (5.66%) BDD
14 363 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
15 351 (5.08%) Data Analytics
16 342 (4.95%) Web Development
17 323 (4.68%) Microservices
17 323 (4.68%) OOP
18 312 (4.52%) Continuous Delivery
19 287 (4.16%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2630 (38.09%) Java
2 1998 (28.94%) SQL
3 1600 (23.17%) Ruby
4 1483 (21.48%) JavaScript
5 1288 (18.66%) C++
6 1239 (17.95%) Perl
7 1111 (16.09%) Bash Shell
8 888 (12.86%) C#
9 799 (11.57%) PHP
10 679 (9.83%) Scala
11 572 (8.29%) R
12 366 (5.30%) C
12 366 (5.30%) PowerShell
13 330 (4.78%) Shell Script
14 305 (4.42%) Go
15 189 (2.74%) MATLAB
16 128 (1.85%) VBA
17 124 (1.80%) Clojure
18 119 (1.72%) PL/SQL
19 100 (1.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1371 (19.86%) Degree
2 334 (4.84%) PhD
3 99 (1.43%) CISSP
4 89 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 73 (1.06%) CEH
6 66 (0.96%) Security Cleared
7 49 (0.71%) CCNA
8 45 (0.65%) CISA
9 36 (0.52%) SANS
10 35 (0.51%) CCNP
11 33 (0.48%) AWS Certification
11 33 (0.48%) CREST Certified
12 30 (0.43%) CCSP
13 25 (0.36%) OSCP
14 23 (0.33%) GIAC
15 22 (0.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 22 (0.32%) ISEB
15 22 (0.32%) ISTQB
16 21 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (0.29%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 392 (5.68%) QA
2 45 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 41 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 38 (0.55%) SLA
5 37 (0.54%) SDET
6 27 (0.39%) COBIT
7 20 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.22%) GCP
9 11 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.13%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.087%) MiFID
12 4 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.029%) FATCA
14 1 (0.014%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.014%) Basel III
14 1 (0.014%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.014%) GPG13
14 1 (0.014%) WAI
System Software
1 739 (10.70%) Docker
2 265 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (1.19%) vSphere
4 75 (1.09%) Varnish
5 74 (1.07%) KVM
6 71 (1.03%) Active Directory
7 69 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
8 63 (0.91%) Xen
9 61 (0.88%) HDFS
10 56 (0.81%) VirtualBox
11 48 (0.70%) NFS
12 47 (0.68%) Hyper-V
13 40 (0.58%) XenServer
14 39 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 31 (0.45%) Snort
16 27 (0.39%) Apache Flume
17 22 (0.32%) Squid
18 19 (0.28%) iptables
18 19 (0.28%) LXC
19 18 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1219 (17.66%) Puppet
2 1039 (15.05%) Ansible
3 942 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
4 253 (3.66%) Nagios
5 203 (2.94%) Kubernetes
6 176 (2.55%) Salt
7 108 (1.56%) ZABBIX
8 88 (1.27%) Terraform
9 67 (0.97%) Packer
10 63 (0.91%) HAProxy
10 63 (0.91%) Mesos
11 49 (0.71%) logstash
12 40 (0.58%) Kibana
13 39 (0.56%) Tivoli
14 37 (0.54%) Graphite
15 36 (0.52%) Control-M
16 33 (0.48%) Rundeck
17 28 (0.41%) Cobbler
18 27 (0.39%) SCCM
19 26 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 500 (7.24%) Oracle
2 488 (7.07%) Red Hat
3 377 (5.46%) VMware
4 278 (4.03%) Microsoft
5 253 (3.66%) Google
6 184 (2.67%) Tableau
7 168 (2.43%) Cisco
8 148 (2.14%) Splunk
9 119 (1.72%) Sybase
10 117 (1.69%) IBM
11 106 (1.54%) Atlassian
12 83 (1.20%) HP
13 77 (1.12%) Rackspace
14 70 (1.01%) Cloudera
15 69 (1.00%) SaltStack
16 59 (0.85%) SAP
17 54 (0.78%) TIBCO
18 52 (0.75%) Hortonworks
19 45 (0.65%) F5
19 45 (0.65%) Facebook
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + pension, healthcare, gym
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits (inc. equity)
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + work from home
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus, Pension, Holiday Allowance and extras
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 100,000 + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - please contact for further details
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent benefits packages
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Stock options + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £90k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Option
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 4 hours ago