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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 39 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Python 2589 2035 2144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.70% 4.49% 4.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.02% 8.13% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2266 1733 1873
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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 £39,875
% change year-on-year
- +0.31%
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
23494 25031 26764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.77% 55.29% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20318 21606 23538
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 £34,000
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 20 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 20 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 +8 543 £57,500 +4.54% 100
Canary Wharf +15 5 £60,000 -40.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -6 5 £37,500 - 1
Isleworth - 5 £72,500 -
Harrow - 4 £57,500 - 5
Uxbridge -2 3 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Hammersmith -3 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Brentford - 3 £57,500 -
Croydon - 3 £30,000 - 5
Chiswick -1 2 £58,750 -
Docklands, London -16 2 £21,500 -70.34%
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £75,000 - 5
Twickenham +3 1 £32,500 -43.47%
Mayfair 0 1 £40,000 -48.38%
Bromley -1 1 £77,500 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Clapham - 1 £60,000 - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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 2456 (45.43%) Linux
2 2173 (40.20%) Java
3 1744 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1545 (28.58%) Ruby
5 1536 (28.41%) Perl
6 1435 (26.54%) Finance
7 1381 (25.55%) SQL
8 1325 (24.51%) C++
9 1219 (22.55%) JavaScript
10 1215 (22.48%) Degree
11 1127 (20.85%) PHP
12 1052 (19.46%) UNIX
13 1041 (19.26%) MySQL
14 1005 (18.59%) Puppet
15 981 (18.15%) Bash Shell
16 898 (16.61%) Computer Science
17 872 (16.13%) C#
18 852 (15.76%) Windows
19 805 (14.89%) Open Source
20 798 (14.76%) HTML
21 785 (14.52%) DevOps
22 781 (14.45%) Opscode Chef
23 768 (14.21%) OO
24 753 (13.93%) Git (software)
25 722 (13.36%) TDD
26 682 (12.62%) Software Engineering
27 678 (12.54%) CSS
28 577 (10.67%) Django
29 559 (10.34%) Red Hat
29 559 (10.34%) Big Data

Python
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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
1 548 (10.14%) Apache
2 273 (5.05%) Node.js
3 270 (4.99%) Tomcat
4 258 (4.77%) nginx
5 127 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
6 122 (2.26%) OpenStack
7 116 (2.15%) Apache Pig
8 106 (1.96%) JBoss
9 100 (1.85%) CMS
10 92 (1.70%) SAS
11 87 (1.61%) Apache Solr
12 73 (1.35%) WebLogic
12 73 (1.35%) IIS
13 50 (0.92%) Drupal
14 38 (0.70%) WordPress
15 37 (0.68%) WebSphere
16 32 (0.59%) Jetty
17 29 (0.54%) Confluence
18 27 (0.50%) Apache Spark
18 27 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 134 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 84 (1.55%) SPSS
3 51 (0.94%) MS Office
4 31 (0.57%) CPLEX
5 19 (0.35%) Stata
6 17 (0.31%) Maya
7 16 (0.30%) S-PLUS
8 15 (0.28%) MS Visio
9 14 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
10 11 (0.20%) 3ds Max
11 10 (0.18%) Photoshop
12 8 (0.15%) Mathematica
13 7 (0.13%) Mingle
14 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.092%) GIMP
16 4 (0.074%) NASTRAN
16 4 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 4 (0.074%) FrameMaker
16 4 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 70 (1.29%) Magento
2 34 (0.63%) Endur
3 18 (0.33%) ION MarketView
4 14 (0.26%) RMDS
5 6 (0.11%) Optimost
5 6 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.092%) Cognos Business Intelligence
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%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.018%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.018%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.018%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.018%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 344 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
3 103 (1.91%) SaaS
4 82 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 77 (1.42%) GitHub
6 74 (1.37%) Amazon S3
7 37 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
8 36 (0.67%) PaaS
9 30 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
10 26 (0.48%) Google App Engine
11 24 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
12 20 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 20 (0.37%) ElastiCache
13 13 (0.24%) IaaS
13 13 (0.24%) Heroku
14 12 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (0.22%) Office 365
14 12 (0.22%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 11 (0.20%) Google Apps
16 10 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 396 (7.33%) TCP/IP
2 237 (4.38%) DNS
3 206 (3.81%) HTTP
4 187 (3.46%) Internet
5 131 (2.42%) Firewall
6 114 (2.11%) LDAP
7 110 (2.03%) SAN
8 102 (1.89%) SSH
9 84 (1.55%) DHCP
10 77 (1.42%) LAN
11 53 (0.98%) Multicast
12 52 (0.96%) WAN
13 45 (0.83%) BIG-IP
14 42 (0.78%) BGP
15 41 (0.76%) Network Security
16 37 (0.68%) NAS
16 37 (0.68%) SNMP
17 36 (0.67%) VPN
18 35 (0.65%) Kerberos
18 35 (0.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1041 (19.26%) MySQL
2 559 (10.34%) Big Data
3 474 (8.77%) Hadoop
4 468 (8.66%) NoSQL
5 465 (8.60%) PostgreSQL
6 421 (7.79%) SQL Server
7 385 (7.12%) MongoDB
8 347 (6.42%) Relational Database
9 230 (4.25%) Redis
10 198 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
11 183 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 175 (3.24%) Apache Hive
13 151 (2.79%) Data Mining
14 99 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
15 93 (1.72%) RDBMS
16 80 (1.48%) Oracle Database
17 72 (1.33%) HBase
18 69 (1.28%) Couchbase
19 57 (1.05%) CouchDB
19 57 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 753 (13.93%) Git (software)
2 435 (8.05%) Jenkins
3 294 (5.44%) Subversion
4 251 (4.64%) Selenium
5 196 (3.63%) Maven
6 178 (3.29%) JIRA
7 156 (2.89%) Cucumber
8 120 (2.22%) WebDriver
9 114 (2.11%) Hudson
10 106 (1.96%) Ant
11 99 (1.83%) JUnit
12 80 (1.48%) TeamCity
13 71 (1.31%) Mercurial
14 64 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
15 61 (1.13%) SpecFlow
15 61 (1.13%) Jasmine
16 55 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 45 (0.83%) PHPUnit
18 40 (0.74%) NUnit
18 40 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 1435 (26.54%) Finance
2 459 (8.49%) Banking
3 413 (7.64%) Front Office
4 288 (5.33%) Games
5 229 (4.24%) Investment Banking
6 157 (2.90%) Advertising
7 150 (2.77%) Marketing
8 138 (2.55%) Retail
9 134 (2.48%) Publishing
10 127 (2.35%) Telecoms
11 106 (1.96%) Financial Institution
12 50 (0.92%) Back Office
13 49 (0.91%) Law
14 44 (0.81%) Manufacturing
15 28 (0.52%) Electronics
16 22 (0.41%) 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 2393 (44.27%) Developer
2 656 (12.13%) Python Developer
3 493 (9.12%) Administrator
4 446 (8.25%) Systems Administrator
5 430 (7.95%) Senior Developer
6 385 (7.12%) Analyst
7 381 (7.05%) Linux Administrator
8 341 (6.31%) C++ Developer
9 333 (6.16%) Java Developer
10 310 (5.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 268 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
12 167 (3.09%) Junior
13 162 (3.00%) Software Engineer
14 161 (2.98%) PHP Developer
14 161 (2.98%) Linux Engineer
15 153 (2.83%) Tester
16 149 (2.76%) Architect
17 147 (2.72%) Data Scientist
18 143 (2.65%) Applications Support
19 130 (2.40%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 798 (14.76%) HTML
2 678 (12.54%) CSS
3 577 (10.67%) Django
4 484 (8.95%) jQuery
5 420 (7.77%) Web Services
6 387 (7.16%) HTML5
7 378 (6.99%) .NET
8 295 (5.46%) AngularJS
9 287 (5.31%) LAMP
10 282 (5.22%) XML
11 232 (4.29%) Backbone.js
12 228 (4.22%) CSS3
13 207 (3.83%) REST
14 204 (3.77%) JSON
15 176 (3.26%) Spring
16 165 (3.05%) SOAP
17 143 (2.65%) RESTful
18 136 (2.52%) Hibernate
19 117 (2.16%) Ruby on Rails
20 113 (2.09%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 898 (16.61%) Computer Science
2 805 (14.89%) Open Source
3 479 (8.86%) Algorithms
4 384 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
5 321 (5.94%) Hedge funds
6 305 (5.64%) Mathematics
7 204 (3.77%) Data Structures
8 194 (3.59%) Visualisation
9 165 (3.05%) Statistics
10 159 (2.94%) Derivative
11 158 (2.92%) User Experience
12 152 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 149 (2.76%) Fixed Income
14 144 (2.66%) Physics
15 114 (2.11%) Digital Media
16 109 (2.02%) Mobile App
16 109 (2.02%) Equities
17 95 (1.76%) Social Media
18 85 (1.57%) Clustering
19 63 (1.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2456 (45.43%) Linux
2 1052 (19.46%) UNIX
3 852 (15.76%) Windows
4 409 (7.57%) CentOS
5 373 (6.90%) Ubuntu
6 348 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 207 (3.83%) Solaris
8 198 (3.66%) Debian
9 190 (3.51%) Android
10 152 (2.81%) Apple iOS
11 53 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 43 (0.80%) AIX
13 40 (0.74%) SUSE
13 40 (0.74%) Fedora
14 39 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (0.39%) Windows 7
17 17 (0.31%) Windows Phone
18 12 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1744 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 785 (14.52%) DevOps
3 768 (14.21%) OO
4 722 (13.36%) TDD
5 682 (12.62%) Software Engineering
6 473 (8.75%) Scrum
7 470 (8.69%) Analytics
8 460 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
9 438 (8.10%) E-Commerce
10 346 (6.40%) BDD
11 322 (5.96%) Configuration Management
12 316 (5.85%) Multithreading
13 271 (5.01%) MVC
14 235 (4.35%) Low Latency
15 227 (4.20%) OOP
16 226 (4.18%) Mentoring
17 224 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
18 202 (3.74%) ITIL
19 176 (3.26%) Automated Testing
20 172 (3.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2173 (40.20%) Java
2 1545 (28.58%) Ruby
3 1536 (28.41%) Perl
4 1381 (25.55%) SQL
5 1325 (24.51%) C++
6 1219 (22.55%) JavaScript
7 1127 (20.85%) PHP
8 981 (18.15%) Bash Shell
9 872 (16.13%) C#
10 505 (9.34%) C
11 305 (5.64%) Scala
12 286 (5.29%) Shell Script
13 229 (4.24%) R
14 183 (3.39%) PowerShell
15 135 (2.50%) MATLAB
16 99 (1.83%) Groovy
17 96 (1.78%) VBA
18 81 (1.50%) T-SQL
18 81 (1.50%) Clojure
19 79 (1.46%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1215 (22.48%) Degree
2 177 (3.27%) PhD
3 61 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 40 (0.74%) CCNA
6 39 (0.72%) CISSP
7 37 (0.68%) RHCE
8 36 (0.67%) ISEB
9 29 (0.54%) Security Cleared
10 28 (0.52%) CCNP
11 23 (0.43%) CEH
12 19 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (0.30%) LPIC
13 16 (0.30%) Linux+ Certification
14 13 (0.24%) CISA
14 13 (0.24%) Postgraduate
15 12 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.22%) CFA
16 11 (0.20%) MCSE
16 11 (0.20%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 444 (8.21%) QA
2 61 (1.13%) SLA
3 26 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 21 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.055%) WCAG
7 2 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.018%) COREP
8 1 (0.018%) UCITS
8 1 (0.018%) GPG13
8 1 (0.018%) EMIR
8 1 (0.018%) COBIT
8 1 (0.018%) MiFID
8 1 (0.018%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.018%) Solvency II
System Software
1 255 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 150 (2.77%) KVM
3 146 (2.70%) Xen
4 109 (2.02%) NFS
5 91 (1.68%) Active Directory
6 76 (1.41%) Varnish
7 47 (0.87%) Snort
8 45 (0.83%) Docker
9 34 (0.63%) vSphere
10 30 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
11 29 (0.54%) Postfix
12 28 (0.52%) Hyper-V
13 24 (0.44%) vCloud
14 23 (0.43%) HDFS
14 23 (0.43%) Sendmail
15 22 (0.41%) Samba
16 21 (0.39%) LXC
17 16 (0.30%) Ceph
17 16 (0.30%) VirtualBox
18 12 (0.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1005 (18.59%) Puppet
2 781 (14.45%) Opscode Chef
3 495 (9.16%) Nagios
4 182 (3.37%) Ansible
5 172 (3.18%) ZABBIX
6 160 (2.96%) Salt
7 110 (2.03%) Vagrant
8 109 (2.02%) Cacti
9 78 (1.44%) CFEngine
10 57 (1.05%) Ganglia
10 57 (1.05%) logstash
11 52 (0.96%) HAProxy
12 49 (0.91%) Zenoss
13 39 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
14 36 (0.67%) Tivoli
15 33 (0.61%) StatsD
16 30 (0.55%) Kibana
17 27 (0.50%) Capistrano
18 23 (0.43%) YUM
18 23 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 559 (10.34%) Red Hat
2 437 (8.08%) Oracle
3 351 (6.49%) VMware
4 243 (4.50%) Microsoft
5 160 (2.96%) Sybase
6 116 (2.15%) Google
7 108 (2.00%) Cisco
8 102 (1.89%) HP
9 100 (1.85%) Zend
10 90 (1.66%) Facebook
11 83 (1.54%) Reuters
12 81 (1.50%) Bloomberg
13 77 (1.42%) Rackspace
14 66 (1.22%) Tableau
15 55 (1.02%) SaltStack
16 49 (0.91%) Splunk
17 46 (0.85%) New Relic
17 46 (0.85%) Perforce
17 46 (0.85%) IBM
18 44 (0.81%) Adobe
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 53 minutes ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + High bonus + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum Equity Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Other Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Unlimited Holiday, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
University of Westminster
Posted: 2 days ago