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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 39 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 2771 2068 2038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.84% 4.67% 4.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.00% 8.59% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2364 1740 1797
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 £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
25199 24064 28014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.07% 54.33% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21690 20490 24752
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +2 622 £57,500 +9.52% 108
Hammersmith +5 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Surbiton - 7 £39,000 -
Hounslow - 7 £43,500 - 3
Isleworth - 7 £72,500 - 1
Croydon - 5 £30,000 - 3
Canary Wharf +4 4 £82,500 -21.42%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £43,750 - 2
Uxbridge +4 3 £32,000 -44.34% 1
Chiswick -7 2 £58,750 -
Harrow -13 2 - - 3
Hackney - 1 £47,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £32,500 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2408 (43.86%) Linux
2 2284 (41.60%) Java
3 1474 (26.85%) Ruby
4 1467 (26.72%) Perl
5 1433 (26.10%) Finance
6 1413 (25.74%) SQL
7 1400 (25.50%) C++
8 1352 (24.63%) Degree
9 1317 (23.99%) JavaScript
10 1212 (22.08%) PHP
11 1070 (19.49%) UNIX
12 1034 (18.83%) MySQL
13 1004 (18.29%) Computer Science
14 942 (17.16%) Bash Shell
15 934 (17.01%) C#
16 890 (16.21%) Puppet
17 871 (15.87%) OO
18 857 (15.61%) HTML
19 835 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
20 829 (15.10%) Open Source
21 805 (14.66%) Windows
22 773 (14.08%) Software Engineering
23 736 (13.41%) DevOps
24 728 (13.26%) Git (software)
25 722 (13.15%) CSS
26 714 (13.01%) Opscode Chef
27 700 (12.75%) TDD
28 623 (11.35%) Big Data
29 615 (11.20%) Django
30 560 (10.20%) Apache

Python
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 560 (10.20%) Apache
2 310 (5.65%) Node.js
3 241 (4.39%) nginx
4 239 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 141 (2.57%) Apache Pig
6 123 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
7 116 (2.11%) SAS
8 96 (1.75%) CMS
9 95 (1.73%) Apache Solr
10 91 (1.66%) OpenStack
11 81 (1.48%) IIS
12 74 (1.35%) Drupal
13 64 (1.17%) WordPress
14 60 (1.09%) WebLogic
15 39 (0.71%) WebSphere
16 37 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
17 26 (0.47%) Alfresco
17 26 (0.47%) Confluence
18 25 (0.46%) Jetty
18 25 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 151 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 120 (2.19%) SPSS
3 43 (0.78%) MS Office
4 30 (0.55%) CPLEX
5 24 (0.44%) Stata
6 18 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.31%) S-PLUS
8 16 (0.29%) Maya
9 14 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (0.22%) Mathematica
11 11 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
12 8 (0.15%) 3ds Max
13 7 (0.13%) Acrobat
14 6 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.091%) GIMP
16 4 (0.073%) Blender
16 4 (0.073%) NASTRAN
16 4 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
16 4 (0.073%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 79 (1.44%) Magento
2 14 (0.26%) Google Analytics
2 14 (0.26%) Endur
3 13 (0.24%) ION MarketView
4 9 (0.16%) RMDS
5 7 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.11%) Optimost
7 5 (0.091%) SiteCatalyst
7 5 (0.091%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.073%) Front Arena
8 4 (0.073%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.055%) Summit
9 3 (0.055%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.036%) IntelliMatch
10 2 (0.036%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 2 (0.036%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.036%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.018%) HiPortfolio
11 1 (0.018%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 325 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
3 101 (1.84%) SaaS
4 83 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
5 73 (1.33%) GitHub
6 71 (1.29%) Amazon S3
7 49 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
8 31 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 28 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
10 25 (0.46%) PaaS
10 25 (0.46%) ElastiCache
10 25 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 24 (0.44%) Google App Engine
12 14 (0.26%) Google Apps
13 12 (0.22%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 11 (0.20%) Office 365
15 10 (0.18%) Heroku
16 9 (0.16%) IaaS
17 8 (0.15%) CloudFront
18 7 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 360 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 241 (4.39%) HTTP
3 215 (3.92%) DNS
4 205 (3.73%) Internet
5 128 (2.33%) LDAP
6 122 (2.22%) Firewall
7 100 (1.82%) SAN
8 78 (1.42%) SSH
9 69 (1.26%) DHCP
10 66 (1.20%) LAN
11 55 (1.00%) NAS
12 51 (0.93%) Multicast
12 51 (0.93%) VPN
13 42 (0.77%) SMTP
13 42 (0.77%) WAN
14 41 (0.75%) BIG-IP
15 40 (0.73%) SNMP
16 39 (0.71%) Kerberos
16 39 (0.71%) SSL
17 35 (0.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1034 (18.83%) MySQL
2 623 (11.35%) Big Data
3 538 (9.80%) NoSQL
4 532 (9.69%) Hadoop
5 472 (8.60%) PostgreSQL
6 451 (8.21%) MongoDB
7 406 (7.40%) Relational Database
8 403 (7.34%) SQL Server
9 252 (4.59%) Redis
10 205 (3.73%) Apache Hive
11 202 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
12 183 (3.33%) Data Mining
13 176 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
14 138 (2.51%) RDBMS
15 90 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
16 86 (1.57%) Couchbase
17 79 (1.44%) HBase
18 63 (1.15%) Oracle Database
19 60 (1.09%) CouchDB
20 58 (1.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 728 (13.26%) Git (software)
2 387 (7.05%) Jenkins
3 296 (5.39%) Subversion
4 294 (5.36%) Selenium
5 235 (4.28%) Maven
6 191 (3.48%) JIRA
7 184 (3.35%) Cucumber
8 150 (2.73%) WebDriver
9 145 (2.64%) JUnit
10 127 (2.31%) Ant
11 114 (2.08%) Hudson
12 62 (1.13%) TeamCity
13 57 (1.04%) Mercurial
14 49 (0.89%) Eclipse
15 48 (0.87%) Xcode
15 48 (0.87%) Behat
16 47 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 46 (0.84%) Jasmine
18 44 (0.80%) Grunt
18 44 (0.80%) PHPUnit
General
1 1433 (26.10%) Finance
2 455 (8.29%) Banking
3 436 (7.94%) Front Office
4 315 (5.74%) Games
5 218 (3.97%) Investment Banking
6 193 (3.52%) Advertising
7 180 (3.28%) Marketing
8 166 (3.02%) Retail
9 147 (2.68%) Telecoms
10 126 (2.30%) Publishing
11 107 (1.95%) Financial Institution
12 47 (0.86%) Back Office
13 43 (0.78%) Manufacturing
14 34 (0.62%) Law
15 23 (0.42%) Legal
16 20 (0.36%) Electronics
17 18 (0.33%) Multimedia
18 12 (0.22%) Automotive
18 12 (0.22%) Online Betting
19 10 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2551 (46.47%) Developer
2 707 (12.88%) Python Developer
3 451 (8.21%) Senior Developer
4 430 (7.83%) Administrator
5 414 (7.54%) Analyst
6 392 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 369 (6.72%) Java Developer
8 359 (6.54%) C++ Developer
9 344 (6.27%) Linux Administrator
10 288 (5.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 270 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
12 196 (3.57%) Software Engineer
13 194 (3.53%) Software Developer
14 188 (3.42%) Data Scientist
15 163 (2.97%) Junior
16 154 (2.81%) Architect
16 154 (2.81%) Tester
17 152 (2.77%) PHP Developer
18 139 (2.53%) Linux Engineer
19 132 (2.40%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 857 (15.61%) HTML
2 722 (13.15%) CSS
3 615 (11.20%) Django
4 485 (8.83%) jQuery
5 418 (7.61%) Web Services
6 411 (7.49%) HTML5
7 344 (6.27%) .NET
8 297 (5.41%) XML
9 265 (4.83%) CSS3
10 263 (4.79%) AngularJS
11 236 (4.30%) Backbone.js
12 232 (4.23%) REST
13 223 (4.06%) LAMP
14 200 (3.64%) JSON
15 178 (3.24%) Spring
16 164 (2.99%) SOAP
16 164 (2.99%) RESTful
17 143 (2.60%) Hibernate
18 141 (2.57%) STL
19 123 (2.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1004 (18.29%) Computer Science
2 829 (15.10%) Open Source
3 384 (6.99%) Mathematics
4 331 (6.03%) Hedge funds
5 216 (3.93%) Visualisation
6 210 (3.83%) Statistics
7 206 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 187 (3.41%) Derivative
9 183 (3.33%) Physics
10 178 (3.24%) Fixed Income
11 147 (2.68%) Equities
12 137 (2.50%) Mobile App
13 121 (2.20%) Social Media
14 112 (2.04%) Digital Media
15 72 (1.31%) Clustering
16 65 (1.18%) Management Information System
17 63 (1.15%) Artificial Intelligence
18 59 (1.07%) Social Network
19 56 (1.02%) Replication
19 56 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2408 (43.86%) Linux
2 1070 (19.49%) UNIX
3 805 (14.66%) Windows
4 365 (6.65%) Ubuntu
5 349 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 343 (6.25%) CentOS
7 290 (5.28%) Android
8 243 (4.43%) Apple iOS
9 200 (3.64%) Solaris
10 191 (3.48%) Debian
11 61 (1.11%) Mac OS X
12 44 (0.80%) SUSE
13 43 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 41 (0.75%) AIX
15 39 (0.71%) Fedora
16 29 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (0.38%) Windows 7
18 20 (0.36%) Windows Phone
19 11 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 871 (15.87%) OO
2 835 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
3 773 (14.08%) Software Engineering
4 736 (13.41%) DevOps
5 700 (12.75%) TDD
6 504 (9.18%) Analytics
7 488 (8.89%) E-Commerce
8 470 (8.56%) Scrum
9 449 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
10 347 (6.32%) BDD
11 343 (6.25%) Multithreading
12 305 (5.56%) Low Latency
13 304 (5.54%) MVC
14 291 (5.30%) Configuration Management
15 261 (4.75%) OOP
16 224 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
17 211 (3.84%) MapReduce
18 196 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
19 189 (3.44%) Data Modelling
20 187 (3.41%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2284 (41.60%) Java
2 1474 (26.85%) Ruby
3 1467 (26.72%) Perl
4 1413 (25.74%) SQL
5 1400 (25.50%) C++
6 1317 (23.99%) JavaScript
7 1212 (22.08%) PHP
8 942 (17.16%) Bash Shell
9 934 (17.01%) C#
10 504 (9.18%) C
11 351 (6.39%) Scala
12 284 (5.17%) R
13 268 (4.88%) Shell Script
14 162 (2.95%) PowerShell
15 158 (2.88%) MATLAB
16 124 (2.26%) VBA
17 107 (1.95%) Groovy
18 101 (1.84%) Erlang
19 95 (1.73%) Clojure
20 86 (1.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 1352 (24.63%) Degree
2 238 (4.34%) PhD
3 61 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (0.91%) ISEB
5 45 (0.82%) ISTQB
5 45 (0.82%) Security Cleared
6 40 (0.73%) CCNA
7 38 (0.69%) CISSP
8 36 (0.66%) RHCE
9 24 (0.44%) CCNP
10 23 (0.42%) SC Cleared
11 22 (0.40%) CEH
12 21 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (0.24%) CCIP
14 13 (0.24%) Linux+ Certification
14 13 (0.24%) LPIC
15 12 (0.22%) CFA
15 12 (0.22%) CISA
16 11 (0.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 528 (9.62%) QA
2 63 (1.15%) SLA
3 24 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 21 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.036%) WCAG
7 2 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.018%) COREP
8 1 (0.018%) UCITS
8 1 (0.018%) WAI
8 1 (0.018%) COBIT
8 1 (0.018%) MiFID
8 1 (0.018%) GPG13
8 1 (0.018%) EMIR
8 1 (0.018%) DO-178B
System Software
1 245 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (2.53%) KVM
3 123 (2.24%) Xen
4 107 (1.95%) NFS
5 98 (1.79%) Active Directory
6 62 (1.13%) Varnish
7 43 (0.78%) vSphere
8 37 (0.67%) Postfix
9 31 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 30 (0.55%) Snort
11 28 (0.51%) Hyper-V
12 26 (0.47%) vCloud
13 20 (0.36%) Sendmail
13 20 (0.36%) Samba
14 19 (0.35%) XenServer
14 19 (0.35%) HDFS
15 17 (0.31%) Docker
16 16 (0.29%) VirtualBox
17 14 (0.26%) Apache Flume
17 14 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 890 (16.21%) Puppet
2 714 (13.01%) Opscode Chef
3 451 (8.21%) Nagios
4 184 (3.35%) ZABBIX
5 147 (2.68%) Salt
6 124 (2.26%) Ansible
7 93 (1.69%) Cacti
8 85 (1.55%) Vagrant
9 79 (1.44%) CFEngine
10 66 (1.20%) Zenoss
11 57 (1.04%) Ganglia
12 54 (0.98%) logstash
13 49 (0.89%) HAProxy
14 40 (0.73%) Tivoli
15 33 (0.60%) OpenView
16 29 (0.53%) Opsview
17 28 (0.51%) Munin
18 26 (0.47%) Capistrano
18 26 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
19 23 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 547 (9.96%) Red Hat
2 506 (9.22%) Oracle
3 344 (6.27%) VMware
4 257 (4.68%) Microsoft
5 169 (3.08%) Sybase
6 126 (2.30%) Zend
7 124 (2.26%) Google
8 110 (2.00%) JBoss
9 105 (1.91%) Cisco
9 105 (1.91%) HP
10 96 (1.75%) Facebook
11 78 (1.42%) Rackspace
12 72 (1.31%) Reuters
13 64 (1.17%) Bloomberg
14 63 (1.15%) Tableau
15 56 (1.02%) SaltStack
16 53 (0.97%) Adobe
17 51 (0.93%) Perforce
18 49 (0.89%) Splunk
19 47 (0.86%) Citrix
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35-40k + £10k Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + monthly hack days!
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Front Office Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days, training
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Basic Salary £65K-80K + 30% Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life and more
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Stratospherec
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago