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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 41 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 2594 2040 2161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.63% 4.58% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.80% 8.33% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 1722 1918
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 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
24025 24490 27312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.16% 55.01% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20652 20993 24123
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 £33,000
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 19 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 19 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 +8 581 £57,500 +9.52% 102
Harrow -12 6 £57,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -5 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Surbiton - 5 £39,000 -
Croydon - 5 £30,000 - 1
Isleworth - 5 £72,500 -
Canary Wharf +7 4 £82,500 -25.00% 1
Hammersmith +2 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Uxbridge 0 4 £32,000 -29.28%
Hounslow - 4 £58,750 - 1
Chiswick -3 2 £58,750 -
Brentford - 2 £57,500 - 1
Twickenham +7 1 £32,500 -43.47%
Docklands, London -12 1 £21,500 -69.28%
Bromley - 1 £77,500 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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 2449 (44.49%) Linux
2 2227 (40.46%) Java
3 1785 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 1535 (27.89%) Ruby
5 1522 (27.65%) Perl
6 1430 (25.98%) SQL
7 1422 (25.84%) Finance
8 1380 (25.07%) C++
9 1269 (23.06%) JavaScript
10 1248 (22.67%) Degree
11 1175 (21.35%) PHP
12 1058 (19.22%) UNIX
13 1055 (19.17%) MySQL
14 965 (17.53%) Bash Shell
15 958 (17.41%) Puppet
16 932 (16.93%) C#
17 931 (16.91%) Computer Science
18 868 (15.77%) Windows
19 827 (15.03%) HTML
20 820 (14.90%) OO
21 804 (14.61%) Open Source
22 773 (14.04%) DevOps
23 753 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
23 753 (13.68%) Software Engineering
24 747 (13.57%) Git (software)
25 710 (12.90%) TDD
26 699 (12.70%) CSS
27 590 (10.72%) Django
28 581 (10.56%) Big Data
29 563 (10.23%) Red Hat

Python
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 558 (10.14%) Apache
2 309 (5.61%) Node.js
3 251 (4.56%) nginx
4 249 (4.52%) Tomcat
5 127 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
6 121 (2.20%) Apache Pig
7 105 (1.91%) SAS
8 103 (1.87%) CMS
9 100 (1.82%) OpenStack
10 92 (1.67%) Apache Solr
11 79 (1.44%) IIS
12 65 (1.18%) WebLogic
13 60 (1.09%) Drupal
14 54 (0.98%) WordPress
15 42 (0.76%) WebSphere
16 32 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
17 29 (0.53%) MS Exchange
17 29 (0.53%) Jetty
18 26 (0.47%) Confluence
19 23 (0.42%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 152 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 102 (1.85%) SPSS
3 49 (0.89%) MS Office
4 29 (0.53%) CPLEX
5 21 (0.38%) Stata
6 17 (0.31%) S-PLUS
7 16 (0.29%) Maya
8 15 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (0.22%) MS Visio
11 11 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
12 9 (0.16%) 3ds Max
13 8 (0.15%) Acrobat
14 6 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
14 6 (0.11%) Mathematica
15 5 (0.091%) GIMP
16 4 (0.073%) Blender
16 4 (0.073%) NASTRAN
16 4 (0.073%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 70 (1.27%) Magento
2 27 (0.49%) Endur
3 19 (0.35%) ION MarketView
4 13 (0.24%) RMDS
5 8 (0.15%) 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 (0.036%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 2 (0.036%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.036%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.036%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.036%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.018%) Summit
10 1 (0.018%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.018%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.018%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.018%) HiPortfolio
10 1 (0.018%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 309 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 102 (1.85%) SaaS
4 77 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 65 (1.18%) GitHub
6 62 (1.13%) Amazon S3
7 34 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
8 31 (0.56%) PaaS
9 29 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
10 27 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (0.44%) Google App Engine
12 23 (0.42%) ElastiCache
12 23 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 13 (0.24%) Google Apps
14 12 (0.22%) Heroku
14 12 (0.22%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 11 (0.20%) Office 365
16 9 (0.16%) IaaS
17 8 (0.15%) CloudFront
18 5 (0.091%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 388 (7.05%) TCP/IP
2 232 (4.22%) HTTP
3 229 (4.16%) DNS
4 200 (3.63%) Internet
5 134 (2.43%) LDAP
6 124 (2.25%) Firewall
7 114 (2.07%) SAN
8 94 (1.71%) SSH
9 85 (1.54%) DHCP
10 71 (1.29%) LAN
11 51 (0.93%) NAS
12 49 (0.89%) Multicast
13 45 (0.82%) WAN
14 43 (0.78%) VPN
14 43 (0.78%) SMTP
15 42 (0.76%) Kerberos
16 41 (0.74%) BIG-IP
17 40 (0.73%) Network Security
18 37 (0.67%) BGP
19 36 (0.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1055 (19.17%) MySQL
2 581 (10.56%) Big Data
3 493 (8.96%) Hadoop
4 492 (8.94%) NoSQL
5 470 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
6 423 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 414 (7.52%) MongoDB
8 379 (6.89%) Relational Database
9 246 (4.47%) Redis
10 202 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
11 181 (3.29%) Apache Hive
12 169 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
13 162 (2.94%) Data Mining
14 107 (1.94%) RDBMS
15 100 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
16 80 (1.45%) Couchbase
17 76 (1.38%) Oracle Database
18 73 (1.33%) HBase
19 61 (1.11%) CouchDB
20 58 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 747 (13.57%) Git (software)
2 406 (7.38%) Jenkins
3 305 (5.54%) Subversion
4 269 (4.89%) Selenium
5 222 (4.03%) Maven
6 193 (3.51%) JIRA
7 169 (3.07%) Cucumber
8 138 (2.51%) WebDriver
9 122 (2.22%) JUnit
10 114 (2.07%) Hudson
11 112 (2.03%) Ant
12 66 (1.20%) TeamCity
13 59 (1.07%) Mercurial
13 59 (1.07%) Jasmine
14 58 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
15 54 (0.98%) SpecFlow
16 50 (0.91%) Eclipse
17 48 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 46 (0.84%) PHPUnit
19 45 (0.82%) Behat
General
1 1422 (25.84%) Finance
2 471 (8.56%) Banking
3 438 (7.96%) Front Office
4 336 (6.10%) Games
5 234 (4.25%) Investment Banking
6 181 (3.29%) Advertising
7 164 (2.98%) Marketing
8 151 (2.74%) Retail
9 137 (2.49%) Telecoms
10 133 (2.42%) Publishing
11 113 (2.05%) Financial Institution
12 49 (0.89%) Back Office
13 42 (0.76%) Manufacturing
14 41 (0.74%) Law
15 26 (0.47%) Electronics
16 21 (0.38%) Legal
16 21 (0.38%) Multimedia
17 16 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.22%) Automotive
19 11 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2485 (45.15%) Developer
2 684 (12.43%) Python Developer
3 471 (8.56%) Administrator
4 448 (8.14%) Senior Developer
5 429 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
6 408 (7.41%) Analyst
7 364 (6.61%) Linux Administrator
8 356 (6.47%) C++ Developer
9 341 (6.20%) Java Developer
10 302 (5.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 274 (4.98%) DevOps Engineer
12 179 (3.25%) Software Engineer
13 162 (2.94%) Data Scientist
14 159 (2.89%) Software Developer
15 157 (2.85%) Tester
16 154 (2.80%) Junior
17 149 (2.71%) Architect
18 147 (2.67%) PHP Developer
19 146 (2.65%) Linux Engineer
20 145 (2.63%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 827 (15.03%) HTML
2 699 (12.70%) CSS
3 590 (10.72%) Django
4 494 (8.98%) jQuery
5 417 (7.58%) Web Services
6 396 (7.19%) HTML5
7 368 (6.69%) .NET
8 295 (5.36%) XML
9 272 (4.94%) AngularJS
10 252 (4.58%) LAMP
11 247 (4.49%) CSS3
12 229 (4.16%) Backbone.js
13 224 (4.07%) REST
14 221 (4.02%) JSON
15 174 (3.16%) Spring
16 170 (3.09%) SOAP
17 153 (2.78%) RESTful
18 136 (2.47%) Hibernate
19 121 (2.20%) STL
20 118 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 931 (16.91%) Computer Science
2 804 (14.61%) Open Source
3 420 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 335 (6.09%) Mathematics
5 315 (5.72%) Hedge funds
6 208 (3.78%) Visualisation
7 200 (3.63%) Statistics
8 174 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 172 (3.13%) Physics
10 169 (3.07%) Derivative
11 163 (2.96%) Fixed Income
12 155 (2.82%) User Experience
13 120 (2.18%) Mobile App
14 116 (2.11%) Equities
15 113 (2.05%) Digital Media
16 110 (2.00%) Social Media
17 84 (1.53%) Clustering
18 63 (1.14%) Management Information System
19 59 (1.07%) Artificial Intelligence
20 56 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2449 (44.49%) Linux
2 1058 (19.22%) UNIX
3 868 (15.77%) Windows
4 389 (7.07%) Ubuntu
5 366 (6.65%) CentOS
6 349 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 257 (4.67%) Android
8 215 (3.91%) Solaris
9 211 (3.83%) Apple iOS
10 199 (3.62%) Debian
11 61 (1.11%) Mac OS X
12 46 (0.84%) SUSE
13 45 (0.82%) AIX
14 43 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (0.71%) Fedora
16 30 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
17 29 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (0.44%) Windows 7
19 23 (0.42%) Windows Phone
20 13 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1785 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 820 (14.90%) OO
3 773 (14.04%) DevOps
4 753 (13.68%) Software Engineering
5 710 (12.90%) TDD
6 490 (8.90%) Scrum
7 464 (8.43%) E-Commerce
7 464 (8.43%) Analytics
8 445 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
9 351 (6.38%) BDD
10 326 (5.92%) Multithreading
11 310 (5.63%) Configuration Management
12 286 (5.20%) MVC
13 261 (4.74%) Low Latency
14 248 (4.51%) Mentoring
15 233 (4.23%) OOP
16 207 (3.76%) ITIL
17 206 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
18 200 (3.63%) Performance Tuning
19 183 (3.32%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 2227 (40.46%) Java
2 1535 (27.89%) Ruby
3 1522 (27.65%) Perl
4 1430 (25.98%) SQL
5 1380 (25.07%) C++
6 1269 (23.06%) JavaScript
7 1175 (21.35%) PHP
8 965 (17.53%) Bash Shell
9 932 (16.93%) C#
10 519 (9.43%) C
11 342 (6.21%) Scala
12 274 (4.98%) Shell Script
13 241 (4.38%) R
14 183 (3.32%) PowerShell
15 141 (2.56%) MATLAB
16 108 (1.96%) VBA
16 108 (1.96%) Groovy
17 91 (1.65%) T-SQL
18 81 (1.47%) Korn
19 80 (1.45%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1248 (22.67%) Degree
2 208 (3.78%) PhD
3 67 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 47 (0.85%) ISEB
6 45 (0.82%) CCNA
7 42 (0.76%) RHCE
8 39 (0.71%) CISSP
9 33 (0.60%) Security Cleared
10 26 (0.47%) CCNP
11 23 (0.42%) CEH
12 22 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (0.33%) Linux+ Certification
14 18 (0.33%) LPIC
15 14 (0.25%) CCIP
16 13 (0.24%) MCSE
16 13 (0.24%) CISA
17 12 (0.22%) CFA
18 10 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 493 (8.96%) QA
2 64 (1.16%) SLA
3 26 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 21 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.055%) WCAG
8 2 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.018%) COREP
9 1 (0.018%) UCITS
9 1 (0.018%) COBIT
9 1 (0.018%) MiFID
9 1 (0.018%) GPG13
9 1 (0.018%) EMIR
9 1 (0.018%) DO-178B
System Software
1 262 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 154 (2.80%) KVM
3 139 (2.53%) Xen
4 114 (2.07%) NFS
5 96 (1.74%) Active Directory
6 74 (1.34%) Varnish
7 39 (0.71%) Snort
8 36 (0.65%) Postfix
9 35 (0.64%) vSphere
10 30 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
10 30 (0.55%) Hyper-V
11 25 (0.45%) Sendmail
11 25 (0.45%) Docker
11 25 (0.45%) vCloud
12 21 (0.38%) Samba
13 19 (0.35%) HDFS
14 18 (0.33%) XenServer
15 15 (0.27%) VMware ESX
16 11 (0.20%) VirtualBox
17 9 (0.16%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 958 (17.41%) Puppet
2 753 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
3 491 (8.92%) Nagios
4 179 (3.25%) ZABBIX
5 150 (2.73%) Ansible
6 148 (2.69%) Salt
7 99 (1.80%) Cacti
8 86 (1.56%) Vagrant
9 85 (1.54%) CFEngine
10 65 (1.18%) Zenoss
11 58 (1.05%) Ganglia
12 54 (0.98%) logstash
13 52 (0.94%) HAProxy
14 42 (0.76%) Tivoli
15 33 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
16 27 (0.49%) Opsview
16 27 (0.49%) OpenView
17 25 (0.45%) Kibana
17 25 (0.45%) StatsD
18 24 (0.44%) Munin
Vendors
1 563 (10.23%) Red Hat
2 470 (8.54%) Oracle
3 357 (6.49%) VMware
4 263 (4.78%) Microsoft
5 167 (3.03%) Sybase
6 115 (2.09%) Google
7 111 (2.02%) Cisco
8 108 (1.96%) Zend
9 107 (1.94%) JBoss
9 107 (1.94%) HP
10 90 (1.64%) Facebook
11 81 (1.47%) Rackspace
12 78 (1.42%) Reuters
13 70 (1.27%) Bloomberg
14 65 (1.18%) Tableau
15 53 (0.96%) Perforce
16 51 (0.93%) Adobe
16 51 (0.93%) Splunk
17 50 (0.91%) SaltStack
18 46 (0.84%) IBM
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum 20% bonus, private health care, 25 d
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits in advert
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday