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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 32 43 66
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Permanent jobs citing Python 2804 2743 1710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.46% 5.60% 3.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.29% 10.28% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2369 2295 1459
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 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
22815 26695 23338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.56% 54.55% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19539 23019 20035
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 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +29 607 £57,500 -2.12% 115
Docklands, London +11 10 £71,250 -10.93%
Twickenham - 9 £45,000 -
Westminster +11 8 £65,500 +9.16%
Kingston Upon Thames +4 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Bermondsey - 5 - -
Hammersmith -10 4 £50,250 - 1
Harrow - 4 - -
Hounslow +3 3 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Canary Wharf +2 3 £57,500 -4.16%
Mayfair +2 3 £40,000 -42.85%
Croydon +4 2 £35,000 -39.13%
Surbiton -1 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Uxbridge -8 2 £30,000 -6.25%
Feltham - 2 £48,500 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Ealing - 2 £52,000 -
Chiswick -8 1 £60,000 +48.14%
Chessington - 1 £35,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 2383 (48.23%) Linux
2 1858 (37.60%) Java
3 1566 (31.69%) SQL
4 1456 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
5 1415 (28.64%) Finance
6 1390 (28.13%) Perl
7 1132 (22.91%) Ruby
8 1080 (21.86%) UNIX
9 1037 (20.99%) Degree
10 1017 (20.58%) JavaScript
11 970 (19.63%) C++
12 932 (18.86%) DevOps
13 853 (17.26%) Bash Shell
14 844 (17.08%) PHP
15 828 (16.76%) Computer Science
16 801 (16.21%) Git (software)
17 799 (16.17%) MySQL
18 781 (15.81%) Windows
19 754 (15.26%) Amazon AWS
20 749 (15.16%) Puppet
21 698 (14.13%) Analytics
22 693 (14.03%) Opscode Chef
23 677 (13.70%) HTML
24 673 (13.62%) TDD
25 665 (13.46%) Big Data
26 654 (13.24%) C#
27 648 (13.11%) Software Engineering
28 638 (12.91%) OO
29 626 (12.67%) Oracle
30 606 (12.26%) Open Source

Python
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 478 (9.67%) Apache
2 266 (5.38%) Node.js
3 261 (5.28%) Tomcat
4 251 (5.08%) nginx
5 216 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
6 175 (3.54%) SAS
7 172 (3.48%) OpenStack
8 148 (3.00%) Apache Spark
9 133 (2.69%) Apache Pig
10 95 (1.92%) JBoss
11 79 (1.60%) IIS
12 69 (1.40%) Apache Solr
13 67 (1.36%) CMS
14 54 (1.09%) Drupal
15 42 (0.85%) SharePoint
16 36 (0.73%) WebLogic
17 35 (0.71%) WebSphere
17 35 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
17 35 (0.71%) Confluence
18 30 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 123 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 102 (2.06%) SPSS
3 65 (1.32%) MS Office
4 10 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.20%) Stata
5 8 (0.16%) Mathematica
6 7 (0.14%) Maya
7 5 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.10%) Gephi
7 5 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.10%) GNU Octave
8 4 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.081%) Weka
9 3 (0.061%) Houdini
9 3 (0.061%) CPLEX
9 3 (0.061%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.040%) Mingle
10 2 (0.040%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.040%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 32 (0.65%) RMDS
2 14 (0.28%) ION MarketView
3 13 (0.26%) Odoo
4 12 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.16%) Magento
6 7 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.061%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.040%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.040%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.040%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 2 (0.040%) Unica
9 1 (0.020%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.020%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.020%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.020%) Lawson
9 1 (0.020%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 754 (15.26%) Amazon AWS
2 192 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
3 111 (2.25%) Amazon S3
4 88 (1.78%) GitHub
5 77 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 76 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 73 (1.48%) Amazon EMR
8 71 (1.44%) PaaS
9 64 (1.30%) SaaS
9 64 (1.30%) IaaS
10 59 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 49 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
12 46 (0.93%) Google Analytics
13 26 (0.53%) SoftLayer
13 26 (0.53%) Route 53
14 25 (0.51%) Heroku
15 24 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 23 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
17 21 (0.43%) CloudFront
18 20 (0.40%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 269 (5.44%) DNS
2 249 (5.04%) HTTP
3 238 (4.82%) TCP/IP
4 208 (4.21%) Firewall
5 193 (3.91%) Internet
6 108 (2.19%) VPN
7 96 (1.94%) SAN
8 77 (1.56%) LDAP
9 73 (1.48%) DHCP
10 68 (1.38%) LAN
10 68 (1.38%) WAN
11 67 (1.36%) BGP
12 53 (1.07%) Network Security
12 53 (1.07%) OSPF
13 51 (1.03%) VLAN
14 49 (0.99%) SSL
15 46 (0.93%) Broadband
16 45 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
17 43 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
18 42 (0.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 799 (16.17%) MySQL
2 665 (13.46%) Big Data
3 500 (10.12%) Hadoop
4 498 (10.08%) NoSQL
5 453 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
6 444 (8.99%) SQL Server
7 440 (8.91%) MongoDB
8 415 (8.40%) Relational Database
9 217 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 212 (4.29%) Redis
11 194 (3.93%) Data Mining
12 182 (3.68%) Apache Hive
13 179 (3.62%) RDBMS
14 120 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
15 102 (2.06%) HBase
16 98 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
17 80 (1.62%) Oracle Database
18 73 (1.48%) Mahout
19 63 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
20 62 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 801 (16.21%) Git (software)
2 556 (11.25%) Jenkins
3 233 (4.72%) Subversion
4 221 (4.47%) Selenium
5 169 (3.42%) JIRA
6 150 (3.04%) Maven
7 123 (2.49%) WebDriver
8 121 (2.45%) TeamCity
9 117 (2.37%) JUnit
10 100 (2.02%) Cucumber
10 100 (2.02%) Ant
11 95 (1.92%) Mercurial
12 85 (1.72%) Hudson
13 61 (1.23%) Gradle
14 53 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
15 46 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
16 45 (0.91%) Appium
16 45 (0.91%) Eclipse
17 42 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 40 (0.81%) Yeoman
General
1 1415 (28.64%) Finance
2 349 (7.06%) Front Office
3 318 (6.44%) Banking
4 219 (4.43%) Games
5 191 (3.87%) Marketing
6 164 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 148 (3.00%) Retail
8 138 (2.79%) Investment Banking
9 84 (1.70%) Advertising
10 75 (1.52%) Law
11 71 (1.44%) Publishing
12 69 (1.40%) Financial Institution
13 56 (1.13%) Back Office
14 53 (1.07%) Legal
15 34 (0.69%) Electronics
16 24 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.26%) Multimedia
18 11 (0.22%) Online Betting
19 10 (0.20%) iGaming
19 10 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 1790 (36.23%) Developer
2 510 (10.32%) Python Developer
3 394 (7.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 343 (6.94%) Administrator
5 326 (6.60%) Analyst
6 300 (6.07%) Systems Administrator
6 300 (6.07%) Java Developer
7 299 (6.05%) Senior Developer
8 290 (5.87%) Data Scientist
9 218 (4.41%) Software Engineer
10 202 (4.09%) Linux Administrator
11 185 (3.74%) C++ Developer
12 183 (3.70%) Applications Support
13 179 (3.62%) Junior
14 175 (3.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 173 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
16 171 (3.46%) Software Developer
17 151 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
18 146 (2.95%) Consultant
19 145 (2.93%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (13.70%) HTML
2 528 (10.69%) CSS
3 505 (10.22%) Django
4 470 (9.51%) Web Services
5 443 (8.97%) .NET
6 315 (6.38%) jQuery
7 295 (5.97%) HTML5
8 273 (5.53%) XML
9 230 (4.65%) REST
10 218 (4.41%) Spring
11 200 (4.05%) AngularJS
12 194 (3.93%) RESTful
13 191 (3.87%) CSS3
14 168 (3.40%) RabbitMQ
15 150 (3.04%) Backbone.js
16 147 (2.98%) LAMP
17 133 (2.69%) Ruby on Rails
18 130 (2.63%) Pandas
19 126 (2.55%) FIX Protocol
20 116 (2.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 828 (16.76%) Computer Science
2 573 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
3 377 (7.63%) Algorithms
4 287 (5.81%) Hedge funds
5 260 (5.26%) Mathematics
6 249 (5.04%) Visualisation
7 232 (4.70%) Statistics
8 190 (3.85%) Data Structures
9 160 (3.24%) Equities
9 160 (3.24%) Derivative
10 157 (3.18%) User Experience
11 155 (3.14%) Mobile App
12 152 (3.08%) Data Centre
13 143 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 128 (2.59%) Fixed Income
15 117 (2.37%) Social Media
16 107 (2.17%) Physics
17 81 (1.64%) Management Information System
18 75 (1.52%) Clustering
19 60 (1.21%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 2383 (48.23%) Linux
2 1080 (21.86%) UNIX
3 781 (15.81%) Windows
4 344 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 328 (6.64%) Ubuntu
6 294 (5.95%) CentOS
7 173 (3.50%) Apple iOS
8 166 (3.36%) Android
9 150 (3.04%) Solaris
10 120 (2.43%) Debian
11 89 (1.80%) Mac OS X
12 63 (1.28%) Fedora
13 53 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 35 (0.71%) AIX
15 28 (0.57%) SUSE
16 24 (0.49%) CoreOS
17 22 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (0.32%) Windows 7
20 15 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1456 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
2 932 (18.86%) DevOps
3 698 (14.13%) Analytics
4 673 (13.62%) TDD
5 648 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 638 (12.91%) OO
7 606 (12.26%) Open Source
8 557 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
9 434 (8.78%) Scrum
10 427 (8.64%) E-Commerce
11 364 (7.37%) Configuration Management
12 291 (5.89%) BDD
13 262 (5.30%) Unit Testing
14 238 (4.82%) Multithreading
15 236 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
16 221 (4.47%) MVC
17 206 (4.17%) ETL
18 204 (4.13%) Mentoring
19 188 (3.80%) OOP
20 177 (3.58%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1858 (37.60%) Java
2 1566 (31.69%) SQL
3 1390 (28.13%) Perl
4 1132 (22.91%) Ruby
5 1017 (20.58%) JavaScript
6 970 (19.63%) C++
7 853 (17.26%) Bash Shell
8 844 (17.08%) PHP
9 654 (13.24%) C#
10 423 (8.56%) R
11 354 (7.16%) C
12 314 (6.35%) Shell Script
13 301 (6.09%) Scala
14 240 (4.86%) PowerShell
15 162 (3.28%) MATLAB
16 140 (2.83%) VBA
17 117 (2.37%) Go
18 116 (2.35%) T-SQL
19 111 (2.25%) Clojure
20 99 (2.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1037 (20.99%) Degree
2 224 (4.53%) PhD
3 84 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (1.34%) Security Cleared
5 43 (0.87%) CCNP
6 39 (0.79%) CCNA
7 30 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.43%) ISEB
9 20 (0.40%) SC Cleared
10 17 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (0.32%) CCIE
12 15 (0.30%) RHCE
13 13 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (0.24%) CISSP
15 9 (0.18%) CWNA
16 7 (0.14%) LPIC
16 7 (0.14%) MBA
16 7 (0.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (6.74%) QA
2 25 (0.51%) SLA
3 14 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.061%) HL7
8 2 (0.040%) EMIR
8 2 (0.040%) MiFID
9 1 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.020%) Basel III
9 1 (0.020%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.020%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 220 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 154 (3.12%) Docker
3 123 (2.49%) Varnish
4 80 (1.62%) NFS
5 76 (1.54%) Active Directory
6 69 (1.40%) VirtualBox
7 52 (1.05%) Apache Flume
8 47 (0.95%) Xen
9 42 (0.85%) KVM
10 39 (0.79%) HDFS
10 39 (0.79%) vSphere
11 38 (0.77%) iptables
12 33 (0.67%) Postfix
13 32 (0.65%) Hyper-V
14 29 (0.59%) VMware ESX
15 28 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 24 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
17 22 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 17 (0.34%) Squid
19 16 (0.32%) Snort
Systems Management
1 749 (15.16%) Puppet
2 693 (14.03%) Opscode Chef
3 337 (6.82%) Nagios
4 286 (5.79%) Ansible
5 134 (2.71%) Vagrant
6 122 (2.47%) Salt
7 117 (2.37%) ZABBIX
8 63 (1.28%) logstash
9 57 (1.15%) Graphite
10 37 (0.75%) Kibana
10 37 (0.75%) Ganglia
11 33 (0.67%) Cacti
11 33 (0.67%) Cobbler
12 27 (0.55%) Zenoss
12 27 (0.55%) HAProxy
13 26 (0.53%) StatsD
14 23 (0.47%) CFEngine
14 23 (0.47%) Data Guard
15 22 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
16 21 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 626 (12.67%) Oracle
2 423 (8.56%) Red Hat
3 344 (6.96%) VMware
4 187 (3.78%) Google
5 186 (3.76%) Microsoft
6 179 (3.62%) Cisco
7 106 (2.15%) Tableau
8 103 (2.08%) Splunk
9 102 (2.06%) Sybase
10 91 (1.84%) HP
11 78 (1.58%) IBM
12 60 (1.21%) Reuters
13 58 (1.17%) Facebook
13 58 (1.17%) Netezza
14 51 (1.03%) Rackspace
15 49 (0.99%) SaltStack
16 46 (0.93%) Cloudera
17 45 (0.91%) Teradata
17 45 (0.91%) Informatica
18 44 (0.89%) Greenplum
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
PCR
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + travel allowance + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £37k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £86000 per annum + bonus and equity
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + share options
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £77,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday