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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 30 40 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Permanent jobs citing Python 2988 2825 2004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.73% 5.81% 4.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.75% 10.82% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2556 2384 1679
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 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
23439 26116 23785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.78% 53.73% 53.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20135 22567 20232
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 28 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 28 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 +21 677 £62,500 +8.69% 123
Docklands, London - 9 £105,000 -
Hammersmith +4 8 £57,500 +53.33%
Mayfair - 7 £47,500 -
Harrow +9 6 £57,500 -
Uxbridge 0 6 £40,000 +25.00%
Hounslow +8 5 £47,500 +9.19%
Canary Wharf +9 3 £50,000 -50.00%
Twickenham - 3 - -
Westminster +11 2 £65,500 +9.16%
Croydon -2 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Ruislip - 1 £40,000 -
Brentford - 1 £65,000 -
Feltham - 1 £48,500 - 2
Osterley - 1 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 2713 (47.45%) Linux
2 2207 (38.60%) Java
3 1877 (32.83%) SQL
4 1712 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1628 (28.47%) Finance
6 1464 (25.60%) Perl
7 1398 (24.45%) Ruby
8 1224 (21.41%) Degree
9 1200 (20.99%) C++
10 1156 (20.22%) JavaScript
11 1118 (19.55%) UNIX
11 1118 (19.55%) DevOps
12 1018 (17.80%) Bash Shell
13 914 (15.98%) Computer Science
14 912 (15.95%) Git (software)
15 892 (15.60%) Amazon AWS
16 885 (15.48%) Puppet
16 885 (15.48%) Windows
17 881 (15.41%) MySQL
18 870 (15.22%) PHP
19 815 (14.25%) C#
20 796 (13.92%) Analytics
21 793 (13.87%) Software Engineering
22 789 (13.80%) HTML
23 787 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
24 757 (13.24%) TDD
25 749 (13.10%) Big Data
26 719 (12.57%) Oracle
27 692 (12.10%) Jenkins
28 688 (12.03%) Continuous Integration

Python
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 562 (9.83%) Apache
2 310 (5.42%) Tomcat
3 287 (5.02%) Node.js
4 280 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
5 269 (4.70%) nginx
6 220 (3.85%) Apache Spark
7 197 (3.45%) SAS
7 197 (3.45%) OpenStack
8 156 (2.73%) Apache Pig
9 107 (1.87%) JBoss
10 103 (1.80%) IIS
11 80 (1.40%) Apache Solr
11 80 (1.40%) CMS
12 56 (0.98%) Drupal
13 42 (0.73%) SharePoint
13 42 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
14 38 (0.66%) WebLogic
15 37 (0.65%) Confluence
15 37 (0.65%) WebSphere
16 35 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 135 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 121 (2.12%) SPSS
3 75 (1.31%) MS Office
4 15 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.21%) Maya
6 11 (0.19%) Mathematica
7 8 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.14%) GNU Octave
8 6 (0.10%) CPLEX
9 5 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.087%) Weka
9 5 (0.087%) Stata
10 4 (0.070%) Houdini
10 4 (0.070%) Gephi
11 2 (0.035%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.035%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.035%) ZBrush
11 2 (0.035%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 38 (0.66%) RMDS
2 14 (0.24%) ION MarketView
2 14 (0.24%) Magento
3 13 (0.23%) Markit EDM
4 12 (0.21%) Odoo
5 7 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.070%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.052%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.035%) Unica
9 1 (0.017%) Maximo
9 1 (0.017%) Lawson
9 1 (0.017%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.017%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.017%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 892 (15.60%) Amazon AWS
2 205 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
3 110 (1.92%) Amazon S3
4 99 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 95 (1.66%) GitHub
6 90 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 89 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
8 84 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
9 74 (1.29%) PaaS
10 70 (1.22%) SaaS
11 69 (1.21%) IaaS
12 57 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
13 52 (0.91%) Google Analytics
14 27 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 27 (0.47%) Heroku
14 27 (0.47%) Route 53
15 26 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
16 25 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 22 (0.38%) Office 365
18 21 (0.37%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 264 (4.62%) DNS
2 253 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 245 (4.28%) Internet
4 225 (3.93%) HTTP
5 207 (3.62%) Firewall
6 115 (2.01%) VPN
7 114 (1.99%) SAN
8 84 (1.47%) WAN
9 73 (1.28%) BGP
10 69 (1.21%) VLAN
11 67 (1.17%) LAN
12 60 (1.05%) LDAP
13 58 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
13 58 (1.01%) Broadband
14 57 (1.00%) DHCP
15 53 (0.93%) SSH
15 53 (0.93%) Network Security
16 52 (0.91%) OSPF
17 50 (0.87%) SMTP
18 46 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 881 (15.41%) MySQL
2 749 (13.10%) Big Data
3 593 (10.37%) Hadoop
4 549 (9.60%) NoSQL
5 539 (9.43%) MongoDB
6 508 (8.88%) SQL Server
7 498 (8.71%) Relational Database
8 469 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
9 254 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 246 (4.30%) Redis
11 215 (3.76%) Apache Hive
12 213 (3.73%) RDBMS
13 212 (3.71%) Data Mining
14 138 (2.41%) HBase
15 109 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
16 92 (1.61%) Mahout
17 86 (1.50%) Oracle Database
18 82 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
19 74 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 71 (1.24%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 912 (15.95%) Git (software)
2 692 (12.10%) Jenkins
3 250 (4.37%) Selenium
4 243 (4.25%) Subversion
5 195 (3.41%) Maven
6 190 (3.32%) JIRA
7 177 (3.10%) JUnit
8 133 (2.33%) TeamCity
8 133 (2.33%) WebDriver
9 130 (2.27%) Cucumber
10 102 (1.78%) Hudson
11 92 (1.61%) Ant
12 85 (1.49%) Mercurial
13 67 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 60 (1.05%) NUnit
15 58 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 53 (0.93%) Visual Studio
17 49 (0.86%) Grunt
17 49 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
18 46 (0.80%) Gradle
General
1 1628 (28.47%) Finance
2 447 (7.82%) Front Office
3 430 (7.52%) Banking
4 252 (4.41%) Marketing
5 213 (3.73%) Games
6 194 (3.39%) Investment Banking
7 189 (3.31%) Telecoms
8 168 (2.94%) Retail
9 96 (1.68%) Advertising
10 92 (1.61%) Law
10 92 (1.61%) Financial Institution
11 65 (1.14%) Publishing
12 63 (1.10%) Back Office
13 62 (1.08%) Legal
14 39 (0.68%) Electronics
15 19 (0.33%) Multimedia
16 18 (0.31%) Billing
17 17 (0.30%) Online Betting
18 16 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2219 (38.81%) Developer
2 590 (10.32%) Python Developer
3 501 (8.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 406 (7.10%) Analyst
5 388 (6.79%) Senior Developer
6 375 (6.56%) Java Developer
7 350 (6.12%) Administrator
8 335 (5.86%) Data Scientist
9 293 (5.12%) Systems Administrator
10 246 (4.30%) Applications Support
11 239 (4.18%) Software Engineer
12 237 (4.14%) C++ Developer
13 227 (3.97%) Linux Administrator
14 212 (3.71%) Junior
15 200 (3.50%) Django Developer
16 187 (3.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 183 (3.20%) Software Developer
18 182 (3.18%) Linux Engineer
18 182 (3.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 182 (3.18%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 789 (13.80%) HTML
2 622 (10.88%) CSS
3 556 (9.72%) Django
4 509 (8.90%) .NET
5 504 (8.81%) Web Services
6 332 (5.81%) HTML5
7 323 (5.65%) jQuery
8 290 (5.07%) REST
9 289 (5.05%) XML
10 288 (5.04%) Spring
11 237 (4.14%) AngularJS
12 215 (3.76%) RESTful
13 199 (3.48%) CSS3
14 191 (3.34%) RabbitMQ
15 181 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
16 165 (2.89%) LAMP
17 157 (2.75%) Backbone.js
18 153 (2.68%) JSON
19 151 (2.64%) Pandas
20 150 (2.62%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 914 (15.98%) Computer Science
2 648 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
3 446 (7.80%) Algorithms
4 351 (6.14%) Mathematics
5 344 (6.02%) Hedge funds
6 281 (4.91%) Visualisation
7 277 (4.84%) Statistics
8 249 (4.35%) Derivative
9 248 (4.34%) Equities
10 224 (3.92%) Data Structures
11 207 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 170 (2.97%) User Experience
13 166 (2.90%) Data Centre
14 160 (2.80%) Fixed Income
15 141 (2.47%) Mobile App
16 136 (2.38%) Physics
17 104 (1.82%) Social Media
18 87 (1.52%) Management Information System
19 76 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
20 64 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2713 (47.45%) Linux
2 1118 (19.55%) UNIX
3 885 (15.48%) Windows
4 355 (6.21%) Ubuntu
5 342 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 323 (5.65%) CentOS
7 166 (2.90%) Apple iOS
8 147 (2.57%) Android
9 129 (2.26%) Solaris
10 118 (2.06%) Debian
11 89 (1.56%) Mac OS X
12 59 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 53 (0.93%) Fedora
14 35 (0.61%) AIX
15 30 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 28 (0.49%) SUSE
16 28 (0.49%) CoreOS
17 18 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (0.31%) Windows 7
18 17 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1712 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1118 (19.55%) DevOps
3 796 (13.92%) Analytics
4 793 (13.87%) Software Engineering
5 757 (13.24%) TDD
6 688 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
7 676 (11.82%) OO
8 661 (11.56%) Open Source
9 495 (8.66%) Scrum
10 479 (8.38%) E-Commerce
11 451 (7.89%) Configuration Management
12 371 (6.49%) BDD
13 311 (5.44%) Unit Testing
14 289 (5.05%) MVC
15 280 (4.90%) Multithreading
16 270 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
17 237 (4.14%) ETL
18 222 (3.88%) Mentoring
19 210 (3.67%) Low Latency
20 206 (3.60%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2207 (38.60%) Java
2 1877 (32.83%) SQL
3 1464 (25.60%) Perl
4 1398 (24.45%) Ruby
5 1200 (20.99%) C++
6 1156 (20.22%) JavaScript
7 1018 (17.80%) Bash Shell
8 870 (15.22%) PHP
9 815 (14.25%) C#
10 508 (8.88%) R
11 420 (7.35%) Scala
12 379 (6.63%) C
13 358 (6.26%) Shell Script
14 306 (5.35%) PowerShell
15 198 (3.46%) VBA
16 179 (3.13%) MATLAB
17 164 (2.87%) Go
18 150 (2.62%) Groovy
19 131 (2.29%) Clojure
20 130 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1224 (21.41%) Degree
2 230 (4.02%) PhD
3 94 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 51 (0.89%) CCNP
6 46 (0.80%) CCNA
7 33 (0.58%) DV Cleared
8 30 (0.52%) RHCE
9 28 (0.49%) SC Cleared
10 19 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.31%) CCIE
12 17 (0.30%) CWNA
13 15 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (0.24%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.23%) ISEB
16 12 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (0.16%) RHCSA
18 8 (0.14%) LPIC
18 8 (0.14%) Sun Certification
19 7 (0.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 350 (6.12%) QA
2 24 (0.42%) SLA
3 7 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.10%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.087%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.052%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.035%) HL7
8 1 (0.017%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.017%) EMIR
8 1 (0.017%) Basel III
8 1 (0.017%) MiFID
System Software
1 258 (4.51%) Docker
2 241 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (1.99%) Varnish
4 81 (1.42%) VirtualBox
5 69 (1.21%) Active Directory
6 66 (1.15%) NFS
7 51 (0.89%) Apache Flume
8 50 (0.87%) KVM
9 43 (0.75%) Hyper-V
10 41 (0.72%) vSphere
10 41 (0.72%) HDFS
10 41 (0.72%) Xen
11 39 (0.68%) Postfix
12 36 (0.63%) iptables
13 28 (0.49%) VMware ESX
14 26 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
15 20 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
16 17 (0.30%) vCloud
16 17 (0.30%) Snort
17 16 (0.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 885 (15.48%) Puppet
2 787 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
3 397 (6.94%) Ansible
4 395 (6.91%) Nagios
5 165 (2.89%) Vagrant
6 134 (2.34%) ZABBIX
7 128 (2.24%) Salt
8 61 (1.07%) logstash
9 53 (0.93%) Graphite
10 44 (0.77%) Kibana
11 39 (0.68%) HAProxy
12 37 (0.65%) Mesos
13 36 (0.63%) Zenoss
14 33 (0.58%) Cobbler
15 31 (0.54%) Cacti
16 29 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
17 28 (0.49%) Ganglia
18 26 (0.45%) Data Guard
18 26 (0.45%) Kubernetes
18 26 (0.45%) StatsD
Vendors
1 719 (12.57%) Oracle
2 469 (8.20%) Red Hat
3 367 (6.42%) VMware
4 214 (3.74%) Google
5 209 (3.66%) Microsoft
6 187 (3.27%) Cisco
7 142 (2.48%) Sybase
8 134 (2.34%) Splunk
9 131 (2.29%) Tableau
10 83 (1.45%) Netezza
11 72 (1.26%) IBM
12 71 (1.24%) Rackspace
13 62 (1.08%) HP
14 61 (1.07%) Reuters
15 58 (1.01%) Informatica
15 58 (1.01%) New Relic
16 57 (1.00%) SaltStack
17 54 (0.94%) Cognos
17 54 (0.94%) Bloomberg
18 52 (0.91%) TIBCO
London
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits on top
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Propel London
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago