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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 40 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 2599 2021 2178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.68% 4.51% 4.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.92% 8.21% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2236 1706 1911
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
23803 24630 27471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.00% 55.01% 54.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20476 21149 24200
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 £33,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +9 582 £57,500 +9.52% 109
Harrow -11 6 £57,500 - 5
Canary Wharf +10 5 £65,000 -40.90% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -8 5 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Croydon - 5 £30,000 - 5
Isleworth - 5 £72,500 -
Hammersmith 0 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Uxbridge -2 3 £32,000 -41.81%
Surbiton - 3 £40,000 -
Hounslow - 3 £72,500 - 5
Brentford - 3 £57,500 -
Chiswick -2 2 £58,750 -
Twickenham +5 1 £32,500 -43.47%
Mayfair +4 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Docklands, London -15 1 £21,500 -68.14%
Bromley - 1 £77,500 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2453 (44.80%) Linux
2 2198 (40.15%) Java
3 1763 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
4 1534 (28.02%) Ruby
5 1525 (27.85%) Perl
6 1441 (26.32%) Finance
7 1413 (25.81%) SQL
8 1378 (25.17%) C++
9 1243 (22.70%) JavaScript
10 1242 (22.68%) Degree
11 1145 (20.91%) PHP
12 1054 (19.25%) UNIX
13 1047 (19.12%) MySQL
14 970 (17.72%) Puppet
15 963 (17.59%) Bash Shell
16 933 (17.04%) Computer Science
17 912 (16.66%) C#
18 873 (15.95%) Windows
19 814 (14.87%) Open Source
20 804 (14.68%) HTML
21 790 (14.43%) OO
22 782 (14.28%) DevOps
23 760 (13.88%) Opscode Chef
24 752 (13.74%) Git (software)
25 739 (13.50%) Software Engineering
26 706 (12.89%) TDD
27 683 (12.47%) CSS
28 596 (10.89%) Django
29 565 (10.32%) Big Data
30 560 (10.23%) Red Hat

Python
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 552 (10.08%) Apache
2 293 (5.35%) Node.js
3 249 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 248 (4.53%) nginx
5 124 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
6 121 (2.21%) Apache Pig
7 104 (1.90%) CMS
8 102 (1.86%) OpenStack
9 98 (1.79%) SAS
10 89 (1.63%) Apache Solr
11 79 (1.44%) IIS
12 69 (1.26%) WebLogic
13 55 (1.00%) Drupal
14 43 (0.79%) WordPress
15 40 (0.73%) WebSphere
16 32 (0.58%) Jetty
17 30 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
18 28 (0.51%) MS Exchange
19 26 (0.47%) Confluence
20 23 (0.42%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 144 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 97 (1.77%) SPSS
3 50 (0.91%) MS Office
4 30 (0.55%) CPLEX
5 20 (0.37%) Stata
6 17 (0.31%) Maya
7 16 (0.29%) S-PLUS
8 13 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.20%) MS Visio
10 10 (0.18%) 3ds Max
10 10 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
11 7 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.11%) Mathematica
12 6 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (0.091%) GIMP
13 5 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.091%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.073%) FrameMaker
14 4 (0.073%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 68 (1.24%) Magento
2 31 (0.57%) Endur
3 19 (0.35%) ION MarketView
4 13 (0.24%) RMDS
5 7 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.11%) Optimost
6 6 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.091%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.037%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 2 (0.037%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.037%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.018%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.018%) Maximo
10 1 (0.018%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.018%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.018%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.018%) HiPortfolio
10 1 (0.018%) SiteCatalyst
10 1 (0.018%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 324 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 100 (1.83%) SaaS
4 80 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
5 68 (1.24%) GitHub
6 67 (1.22%) Amazon S3
7 36 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
8 34 (0.62%) PaaS
9 30 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
10 25 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 23 (0.42%) Google App Engine
12 21 (0.38%) ElastiCache
12 21 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 13 (0.24%) Heroku
14 12 (0.22%) Google Apps
14 12 (0.22%) Office 365
14 12 (0.22%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 10 (0.18%) IaaS
16 9 (0.16%) CloudFront
17 7 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 392 (7.16%) TCP/IP
2 234 (4.27%) DNS
3 220 (4.02%) HTTP
4 200 (3.65%) Internet
5 131 (2.39%) LDAP
6 124 (2.26%) Firewall
7 117 (2.14%) SAN
8 97 (1.77%) SSH
9 85 (1.55%) DHCP
10 73 (1.33%) LAN
11 51 (0.93%) Multicast
12 47 (0.86%) NAS
13 44 (0.80%) WAN
14 43 (0.79%) BIG-IP
15 42 (0.77%) SMTP
15 42 (0.77%) VPN
15 42 (0.77%) Network Security
16 39 (0.71%) Kerberos
17 37 (0.68%) BGP
18 35 (0.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1047 (19.12%) MySQL
2 565 (10.32%) Big Data
3 484 (8.84%) Hadoop
4 476 (8.69%) PostgreSQL
5 471 (8.60%) NoSQL
6 420 (7.67%) SQL Server
7 400 (7.31%) MongoDB
8 365 (6.67%) Relational Database
9 238 (4.35%) Redis
10 199 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
11 181 (3.31%) Apache Hive
12 167 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
13 163 (2.98%) Data Mining
14 104 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
15 96 (1.75%) RDBMS
16 78 (1.42%) Oracle Database
17 77 (1.41%) Couchbase
18 74 (1.35%) HBase
19 60 (1.10%) CouchDB
20 55 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 752 (13.74%) Git (software)
2 411 (7.51%) Jenkins
3 308 (5.63%) Subversion
4 254 (4.64%) Selenium
5 212 (3.87%) Maven
6 192 (3.51%) JIRA
7 159 (2.90%) Cucumber
8 129 (2.36%) WebDriver
9 118 (2.16%) JUnit
10 111 (2.03%) Ant
11 109 (1.99%) Hudson
12 74 (1.35%) TeamCity
13 61 (1.11%) Mercurial
13 61 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
14 60 (1.10%) Jasmine
15 57 (1.04%) SpecFlow
16 48 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 47 (0.86%) PHPUnit
18 45 (0.82%) Eclipse
19 42 (0.77%) Behat
General
1 1441 (26.32%) Finance
2 474 (8.66%) Banking
3 436 (7.96%) Front Office
4 323 (5.90%) Games
5 238 (4.35%) Investment Banking
6 172 (3.14%) Advertising
7 151 (2.76%) Marketing
8 144 (2.63%) Retail
9 140 (2.56%) Telecoms
10 132 (2.41%) Publishing
11 109 (1.99%) Financial Institution
12 47 (0.86%) Back Office
13 43 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 42 (0.77%) Law
15 27 (0.49%) Electronics
16 21 (0.38%) Multimedia
17 18 (0.33%) Legal
17 18 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.20%) French Language
19 10 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2464 (45.00%) Developer
2 684 (12.49%) Python Developer
3 478 (8.73%) Administrator
4 438 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 436 (7.96%) Systems Administrator
6 397 (7.25%) Analyst
7 370 (6.76%) Linux Administrator
8 360 (6.58%) C++ Developer
9 333 (6.08%) Java Developer
10 306 (5.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 269 (4.91%) DevOps Engineer
12 172 (3.14%) Software Engineer
13 162 (2.96%) Data Scientist
14 158 (2.89%) Junior
15 155 (2.83%) Tester
16 150 (2.74%) PHP Developer
17 148 (2.70%) Architect
18 147 (2.68%) Software Developer
19 146 (2.67%) Linux Engineer
20 145 (2.65%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 804 (14.68%) HTML
2 683 (12.47%) CSS
3 596 (10.89%) Django
4 494 (9.02%) jQuery
5 416 (7.60%) Web Services
6 387 (7.07%) HTML5
7 373 (6.81%) .NET
8 289 (5.28%) XML
9 273 (4.99%) AngularJS
10 265 (4.84%) LAMP
11 239 (4.37%) CSS3
12 225 (4.11%) Backbone.js
13 217 (3.96%) REST
14 213 (3.89%) JSON
15 177 (3.23%) Spring
16 171 (3.12%) SOAP
17 149 (2.72%) RESTful
18 138 (2.52%) Hibernate
19 119 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
20 117 (2.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 933 (17.04%) Computer Science
2 814 (14.87%) Open Source
3 517 (9.44%) Algorithms
4 403 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
5 331 (6.05%) Mathematics
6 315 (5.75%) Hedge funds
7 227 (4.15%) Data Structures
8 205 (3.74%) Visualisation
9 185 (3.38%) Statistics
10 172 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 170 (3.11%) Physics
12 164 (3.00%) Derivative
13 158 (2.89%) Fixed Income
14 151 (2.76%) User Experience
15 115 (2.10%) Digital Media
15 115 (2.10%) Equities
16 110 (2.01%) Mobile App
17 106 (1.94%) Social Media
18 83 (1.52%) Clustering
19 64 (1.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2453 (44.80%) Linux
2 1054 (19.25%) UNIX
3 873 (15.95%) Windows
4 391 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 383 (7.00%) CentOS
6 348 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 226 (4.13%) Android
8 215 (3.93%) Solaris
9 199 (3.63%) Debian
10 185 (3.38%) Apple iOS
11 60 (1.10%) Mac OS X
12 45 (0.82%) AIX
13 42 (0.77%) SUSE
14 41 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (0.71%) Fedora
16 29 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (0.44%) Windows 7
19 21 (0.38%) Windows Phone
20 13 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1763 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 790 (14.43%) OO
3 782 (14.28%) DevOps
4 739 (13.50%) Software Engineering
5 706 (12.89%) TDD
6 481 (8.79%) Scrum
7 463 (8.46%) Analytics
8 450 (8.22%) E-Commerce
9 444 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
10 340 (6.21%) BDD
11 322 (5.88%) Multithreading
12 309 (5.64%) Configuration Management
13 273 (4.99%) MVC
14 252 (4.60%) Low Latency
15 239 (4.37%) Mentoring
16 231 (4.22%) OOP
17 204 (3.73%) ITIL
18 203 (3.71%) Performance Tuning
19 195 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
20 179 (3.27%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2198 (40.15%) Java
2 1534 (28.02%) Ruby
3 1525 (27.85%) Perl
4 1413 (25.81%) SQL
5 1378 (25.17%) C++
6 1243 (22.70%) JavaScript
7 1145 (20.91%) PHP
8 963 (17.59%) Bash Shell
9 912 (16.66%) C#
10 513 (9.37%) C
11 325 (5.94%) Scala
12 279 (5.10%) Shell Script
13 240 (4.38%) R
14 183 (3.34%) PowerShell
15 139 (2.54%) MATLAB
16 106 (1.94%) Groovy
17 103 (1.88%) VBA
18 88 (1.61%) T-SQL
19 80 (1.46%) Clojure
20 79 (1.44%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1242 (22.68%) Degree
2 198 (3.62%) PhD
3 65 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 45 (0.82%) ISEB
6 42 (0.77%) CCNA
7 40 (0.73%) RHCE
8 39 (0.71%) CISSP
9 32 (0.58%) Security Cleared
10 27 (0.49%) CCNP
11 23 (0.42%) CEH
12 21 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.31%) Linux+ Certification
14 17 (0.31%) LPIC
15 14 (0.26%) CCIP
16 13 (0.24%) MCSE
16 13 (0.24%) CISA
17 12 (0.22%) CFA
18 9 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 475 (8.68%) QA
2 64 (1.17%) SLA
3 26 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 21 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.055%) WCAG
8 2 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.018%) COREP
9 1 (0.018%) UCITS
9 1 (0.018%) GPG13
9 1 (0.018%) EMIR
9 1 (0.018%) COBIT
9 1 (0.018%) MiFID
9 1 (0.018%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.018%) Solvency II
System Software
1 254 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 151 (2.76%) KVM
3 142 (2.59%) Xen
4 113 (2.06%) NFS
5 94 (1.72%) Active Directory
6 76 (1.39%) Varnish
7 43 (0.79%) Snort
8 35 (0.64%) vSphere
9 32 (0.58%) Docker
9 32 (0.58%) Postfix
10 31 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
11 24 (0.44%) Sendmail
11 24 (0.44%) Hyper-V
12 21 (0.38%) Samba
12 21 (0.38%) vCloud
13 20 (0.37%) HDFS
14 18 (0.33%) Ceph
15 14 (0.26%) XenServer
16 13 (0.24%) VMware ESX
16 13 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 970 (17.72%) Puppet
2 760 (13.88%) Opscode Chef
3 488 (8.91%) Nagios
4 174 (3.18%) ZABBIX
5 158 (2.89%) Ansible
6 150 (2.74%) Salt
7 102 (1.86%) Cacti
8 95 (1.74%) Vagrant
9 85 (1.55%) CFEngine
10 60 (1.10%) Zenoss
11 56 (1.02%) Ganglia
12 54 (0.99%) logstash
13 52 (0.95%) HAProxy
14 40 (0.73%) Tivoli
15 36 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
16 30 (0.55%) StatsD
17 26 (0.47%) Kibana
17 26 (0.47%) OpenView
18 25 (0.46%) Opsview
19 23 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 560 (10.23%) Red Hat
2 458 (8.37%) Oracle
3 352 (6.43%) VMware
4 257 (4.69%) Microsoft
5 165 (3.01%) Sybase
6 111 (2.03%) Google
7 107 (1.95%) Cisco
7 107 (1.95%) HP
8 106 (1.94%) JBoss
9 100 (1.83%) Zend
10 87 (1.59%) Facebook
11 82 (1.50%) Rackspace
12 80 (1.46%) Reuters
13 75 (1.37%) Bloomberg
14 62 (1.13%) Tableau
15 57 (1.04%) SaltStack
16 52 (0.95%) Perforce
17 50 (0.91%) Adobe
17 50 (0.91%) Splunk
18 46 (0.84%) IBM
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + great benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago