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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 47 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Python 2084 2361 1820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.02% 5.59% 4.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.89% 10.29% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1773 1944 1566
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
21079 22951 24772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 50.80% 54.32% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18205 19349 21624
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 £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -1 445 £58,500 -2.50% 108
Hammersmith - 11 £50,000 -
Westminster +16 9 - -
Hounslow +1 8 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -1 7 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Canary Wharf +4 4 £60,000 -50.00%
Uxbridge - 4 £40,000 -
Croydon +11 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Twickenham +2 2 £60,000 -17.24%
Mayfair 0 2 £42,500 -59.52%
Surbiton - 2 £35,000 - 1
Chessington - 2 £35,000 -
Feltham - 2 £55,000 -
Harrow +9 1 - - 1
Isleworth +2 1 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Docklands, London -4 1 £22,500 -70.00%
Southwark - 1 £40,000 -
Bromley - 1 £41,500 -
Edgware - 1 £54,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2125 (46.02%) Linux
2 1735 (37.57%) Java
3 1368 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
4 1348 (29.19%) Perl
5 1296 (28.06%) Finance
6 1238 (26.81%) SQL
7 1144 (24.77%) Ruby
8 1018 (22.04%) UNIX
9 973 (21.07%) C++
10 969 (20.98%) Degree
11 967 (20.94%) JavaScript
12 876 (18.97%) Puppet
13 875 (18.95%) PHP
14 807 (17.48%) MySQL
15 778 (16.85%) Bash Shell
16 759 (16.44%) Computer Science
17 719 (15.57%) Windows
18 711 (15.40%) Git (software)
19 708 (15.33%) DevOps
20 685 (14.83%) C#
21 676 (14.64%) Opscode Chef
22 657 (14.23%) Open Source
23 653 (14.14%) HTML
23 653 (14.14%) OO
24 593 (12.84%) TDD
25 568 (12.30%) Software Engineering
26 528 (11.43%) CSS
27 508 (11.00%) Big Data
28 490 (10.61%) Analytics
29 466 (10.09%) Apache

Python
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 466 (10.09%) Apache
2 278 (6.02%) Tomcat
3 219 (4.74%) nginx
4 209 (4.53%) Node.js
5 129 (2.79%) OpenStack
6 126 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
7 109 (2.36%) SAS
8 85 (1.84%) Apache Pig
9 84 (1.82%) CMS
10 74 (1.60%) JBoss
11 58 (1.26%) IIS
12 54 (1.17%) WebLogic
13 52 (1.13%) Apache Solr
14 42 (0.91%) Jetty
15 39 (0.84%) Apache Spark
16 35 (0.76%) Confluence
17 30 (0.65%) Drupal
18 27 (0.58%) GlassFish
19 24 (0.52%) MS Exchange
20 21 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 111 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 59 (1.28%) SPSS
2 59 (1.28%) MS Office
3 23 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.28%) Stata
5 10 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.19%) Mingle
7 8 (0.17%) Mathematica
8 7 (0.15%) Maya
8 7 (0.15%) 3ds Max
8 7 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
9 5 (0.11%) CPLEX
10 4 (0.087%) S-PLUS
10 4 (0.087%) FrameMaker
10 4 (0.087%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.065%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.065%) LaTeX
11 3 (0.065%) Final Cut Pro
11 3 (0.065%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 28 (0.61%) Endur
2 25 (0.54%) Magento
3 18 (0.39%) Google Analytics
4 14 (0.30%) ION MarketView
4 14 (0.30%) RMDS
5 7 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
8 4 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.043%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 2 (0.043%) Maximo
10 2 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.022%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.022%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 332 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
3 80 (1.73%) GitHub
4 77 (1.67%) SaaS
5 73 (1.58%) Amazon S3
6 72 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 46 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 38 (0.82%) PaaS
8 38 (0.82%) IaaS
9 32 (0.69%) SoftLayer
10 29 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
11 24 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
12 23 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
12 23 (0.50%) Rackspace Cloud
13 20 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
14 18 (0.39%) Heroku
15 17 (0.37%) Google App Engine
15 17 (0.37%) Route 53
16 11 (0.24%) CloudFront
17 7 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 316 (6.84%) TCP/IP
2 232 (5.02%) DNS
3 196 (4.24%) HTTP
4 170 (3.68%) Firewall
5 120 (2.60%) SAN
6 114 (2.47%) Internet
7 104 (2.25%) DHCP
8 87 (1.88%) LDAP
9 84 (1.82%) LAN
10 69 (1.49%) SSH
11 56 (1.21%) BGP
12 52 (1.13%) Multicast
13 47 (1.02%) WAN
14 45 (0.97%) VPN
15 44 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
16 39 (0.84%) FTP
17 38 (0.82%) SSL
18 36 (0.78%) SMTP
19 35 (0.76%) Broadband
20 34 (0.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 807 (17.48%) MySQL
2 508 (11.00%) Big Data
3 415 (8.99%) NoSQL
4 381 (8.25%) Hadoop
5 378 (8.19%) PostgreSQL
6 337 (7.30%) SQL Server
7 323 (6.99%) MongoDB
8 273 (5.91%) Relational Database
9 167 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 165 (3.57%) Redis
11 152 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
11 152 (3.29%) Data Mining
12 112 (2.43%) Apache Hive
13 99 (2.14%) RDBMS
14 82 (1.78%) Amazon Redshift
15 69 (1.49%) Oracle Database
16 55 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 42 (0.91%) HBase
18 36 (0.78%) CouchDB
19 32 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 711 (15.40%) Git (software)
2 446 (9.66%) Jenkins
3 272 (5.89%) Subversion
4 176 (3.81%) JIRA
5 168 (3.64%) Selenium
6 151 (3.27%) Maven
7 112 (2.43%) Hudson
8 107 (2.32%) TeamCity
9 102 (2.21%) Ant
10 99 (2.14%) WebDriver
11 96 (2.08%) Mercurial
12 91 (1.97%) Cucumber
13 72 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
14 55 (1.19%) JUnit
15 53 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 50 (1.08%) Jasmine
17 46 (1.00%) Eclipse
17 46 (1.00%) SpecFlow
18 37 (0.80%) Gradle
19 35 (0.76%) PHPUnit
General
1 1296 (28.06%) Finance
2 331 (7.17%) Banking
3 287 (6.21%) Front Office
4 235 (5.09%) Games
5 162 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 130 (2.82%) Marketing
7 126 (2.73%) Telecoms
8 111 (2.40%) Publishing
9 108 (2.34%) Retail
10 92 (1.99%) Advertising
11 83 (1.80%) Financial Institution
12 65 (1.41%) Law
13 45 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
14 33 (0.71%) Back Office
15 31 (0.67%) Electronics
16 25 (0.54%) Manufacturing
17 17 (0.37%) iGaming
18 15 (0.32%) French Language
19 14 (0.30%) Legal
20 11 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1851 (40.08%) Developer
2 541 (11.72%) Python Developer
3 455 (9.85%) Administrator
4 426 (9.22%) Systems Administrator
5 322 (6.97%) Linux Administrator
6 297 (6.43%) Analyst
7 289 (6.26%) Senior Developer
8 278 (6.02%) Java Developer
9 272 (5.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 259 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
11 241 (5.22%) C++ Developer
12 179 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
13 166 (3.59%) Software Engineer
14 163 (3.53%) Data Scientist
15 151 (3.27%) Junior
16 136 (2.94%) Applications Support
17 125 (2.71%) Architect
18 121 (2.62%) PHP Developer
19 120 (2.60%) Systems Engineer
19 120 (2.60%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 653 (14.14%) HTML
2 528 (11.43%) CSS
3 458 (9.92%) Django
4 418 (9.05%) Web Services
5 405 (8.77%) jQuery
6 374 (8.10%) .NET
7 320 (6.93%) HTML5
8 319 (6.91%) XML
9 260 (5.63%) AngularJS
10 225 (4.87%) LAMP
11 185 (4.01%) Backbone.js
12 174 (3.77%) CSS3
13 164 (3.55%) REST
14 141 (3.05%) RESTful
15 139 (3.01%) Spring
16 137 (2.97%) JSON
17 122 (2.64%) Ruby on Rails
18 120 (2.60%) SOAP
19 105 (2.27%) Hibernate
20 101 (2.19%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 759 (16.44%) Computer Science
2 657 (14.23%) Open Source
3 365 (7.90%) Algorithms
4 357 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
5 267 (5.78%) Hedge funds
6 238 (5.15%) Mathematics
7 176 (3.81%) User Experience
8 163 (3.53%) Data Structures
9 152 (3.29%) Visualisation
10 135 (2.92%) Statistics
11 127 (2.75%) Mobile App
12 115 (2.49%) Fixed Income
13 109 (2.36%) Physics
14 105 (2.27%) Derivative
15 93 (2.01%) Equities
16 92 (1.99%) Clustering
17 89 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 81 (1.75%) Social Media
19 66 (1.43%) Artificial Intelligence
20 58 (1.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2125 (46.02%) Linux
2 1018 (22.04%) UNIX
3 719 (15.57%) Windows
4 346 (7.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 339 (7.34%) CentOS
6 276 (5.98%) Ubuntu
7 167 (3.62%) Solaris
8 164 (3.55%) Android
9 160 (3.46%) Apple iOS
10 131 (2.84%) Debian
11 82 (1.78%) Mac OS X
12 37 (0.80%) Fedora
13 36 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (0.71%) AIX
15 24 (0.52%) SUSE
16 20 (0.43%) Windows 7
17 15 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (0.32%) Windows Phone
18 14 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
19 12 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1368 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
2 708 (15.33%) DevOps
3 653 (14.14%) OO
4 593 (12.84%) TDD
5 568 (12.30%) Software Engineering
6 490 (10.61%) Analytics
7 457 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
8 404 (8.75%) Scrum
9 331 (7.17%) E-Commerce
10 292 (6.32%) Configuration Management
11 267 (5.78%) BDD
12 247 (5.35%) Multithreading
13 222 (4.81%) MVC
14 219 (4.74%) OOP
15 197 (4.27%) Mentoring
16 177 (3.83%) Unit Testing
17 162 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
18 153 (3.31%) Low Latency
19 151 (3.27%) Data Analysis
20 150 (3.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1735 (37.57%) Java
2 1348 (29.19%) Perl
3 1238 (26.81%) SQL
4 1144 (24.77%) Ruby
5 973 (21.07%) C++
6 967 (20.94%) JavaScript
7 875 (18.95%) PHP
8 778 (16.85%) Bash Shell
9 685 (14.83%) C#
10 314 (6.80%) C
11 278 (6.02%) Shell Script
12 253 (5.48%) R
13 222 (4.81%) Scala
14 183 (3.96%) PowerShell
15 128 (2.77%) MATLAB
16 83 (1.80%) VBA
17 72 (1.56%) Clojure
18 71 (1.54%) Objective-C
19 70 (1.52%) T-SQL
20 66 (1.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 969 (20.98%) Degree
2 151 (3.27%) PhD
3 69 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (0.95%) CCNA
5 34 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 28 (0.61%) CCNP
7 26 (0.56%) CISSP
7 26 (0.56%) ISEB
7 26 (0.56%) RHCE
8 17 (0.37%) Security Cleared
9 16 (0.35%) CISA
9 16 (0.35%) MBA
10 13 (0.28%) CISM
11 12 (0.26%) CCIP
12 11 (0.24%) Sun Certification
13 10 (0.22%) RHCSA
13 10 (0.22%) LPIC
14 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.19%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (7.49%) QA
2 21 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.41%) SLA
4 15 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.065%) WCAG
8 2 (0.043%) HL7
9 1 (0.022%) COBIT
9 1 (0.022%) MiFID
9 1 (0.022%) EMIR
9 1 (0.022%) Solvency II
System Software
1 222 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (2.36%) NFS
3 94 (2.04%) Active Directory
4 93 (2.01%) Xen
4 93 (2.01%) Varnish
5 90 (1.95%) KVM
6 58 (1.26%) Docker
7 48 (1.04%) vSphere
8 35 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 30 (0.65%) Snort
10 26 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 25 (0.54%) Samba
11 25 (0.54%) VirtualBox
12 24 (0.52%) Postfix
12 24 (0.52%) Hyper-V
13 22 (0.48%) LXC
14 20 (0.43%) Apache Flume
14 20 (0.43%) HDFS
15 18 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
16 16 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 876 (18.97%) Puppet
2 676 (14.64%) Opscode Chef
3 425 (9.20%) Nagios
4 183 (3.96%) Ansible
5 141 (3.05%) Salt
6 137 (2.97%) ZABBIX
7 133 (2.88%) Vagrant
8 77 (1.67%) Cacti
9 71 (1.54%) logstash
10 67 (1.45%) Graphite
11 39 (0.84%) Ganglia
12 36 (0.78%) HAProxy
12 36 (0.78%) CFEngine
13 35 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
14 33 (0.71%) StatsD
15 29 (0.63%) Kibana
16 20 (0.43%) Cobbler
17 19 (0.41%) Zenoss
18 18 (0.39%) Capistrano
19 15 (0.32%) Legato
Vendors
1 454 (9.83%) Red Hat
2 401 (8.68%) Oracle
3 353 (7.64%) VMware
4 210 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 151 (3.27%) Google
6 139 (3.01%) Cisco
7 131 (2.84%) HP
8 108 (2.34%) Sybase
9 73 (1.58%) Facebook
10 62 (1.34%) Splunk
11 59 (1.28%) Tableau
12 57 (1.23%) Bloomberg
12 57 (1.23%) IBM
12 57 (1.23%) Rackspace
13 51 (1.10%) SaltStack
14 50 (1.08%) Reuters
15 48 (1.04%) Zend
16 45 (0.97%) Veritas
17 37 (0.80%) NetApp
17 37 (0.80%) New Relic
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £70k - £75k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £70k - £75k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits 10%
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: Highly Competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Industry Leading Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago