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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 26 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs citing Python 3148 2696 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.13% 5.81% 4.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.45% 10.99% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2731 2295 1731
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
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
23407 24531 24078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.02% 52.86% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20169 21121 20539
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +20 672 £65,000 +13.04% 90
Uxbridge +8 9 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Docklands, London - 9 £57,500 -
Hammersmith +5 8 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Mayfair - 8 £52,500 -
Canary Wharf +5 7 £75,000 -9.09%
Harrow +12 5 £57,500 -
Feltham - 5 £75,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +10 4 £75,000 +71.42% 1
Hounslow +4 3 £47,500 +7.34%
Brentford - 3 £65,000 -
Enfield - 3 £47,500 - 2
Croydon +1 2 £57,250 +90.83% 2
Surbiton -6 1 - -
Osterley - 1 - -
Ruislip - 1 £40,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2788 (46.85%) Linux
2 2308 (38.78%) Java
3 1884 (31.66%) SQL
4 1759 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1724 (28.97%) Finance
6 1541 (25.89%) Perl
7 1433 (24.08%) Ruby
8 1280 (21.51%) C++
9 1207 (20.28%) JavaScript
10 1199 (20.15%) Degree
11 1145 (19.24%) DevOps
12 1129 (18.97%) UNIX
13 1044 (17.54%) Bash Shell
14 924 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
15 919 (15.44%) Puppet
16 908 (15.26%) Computer Science
17 902 (15.16%) Git (software)
18 887 (14.91%) Windows
19 883 (14.84%) C#
20 867 (14.57%) MySQL
21 856 (14.38%) PHP
22 854 (14.35%) Software Engineering
23 810 (13.61%) HTML
24 801 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
25 793 (13.33%) TDD
26 792 (13.31%) Analytics
27 787 (13.22%) Big Data
28 711 (11.95%) Jenkins
28 711 (11.95%) Oracle
29 709 (11.91%) Continuous Integration

Python
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 630 (10.59%) Apache
2 329 (5.53%) Tomcat
3 315 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
4 306 (5.14%) Node.js
5 272 (4.57%) nginx
6 270 (4.54%) Apache Spark
7 220 (3.70%) SAS
8 188 (3.16%) OpenStack
9 172 (2.89%) Apache Pig
10 114 (1.92%) IIS
11 106 (1.78%) JBoss
12 82 (1.38%) CMS
13 75 (1.26%) Apache Solr
14 54 (0.91%) Drupal
15 44 (0.74%) WebLogic
16 42 (0.71%) Confluence
17 40 (0.67%) WebSphere
18 39 (0.66%) GlassFish
19 36 (0.60%) SharePoint
20 31 (0.52%) Jetty
Applications
1 128 (2.15%) SPSS
2 120 (2.02%) MS Excel
3 72 (1.21%) MS Office
4 22 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.25%) GNU Octave
6 11 (0.18%) Maya
7 10 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.15%) Mathematica
8 9 (0.15%) MS Visio
9 8 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (0.12%) Weka
11 6 (0.10%) CPLEX
12 5 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.067%) Gephi
13 4 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.050%) Houdini
14 3 (0.050%) Stata
14 3 (0.050%) HipChat
15 2 (0.034%) PowerPivot
16 1 (0.017%) MODO
Business Applications
1 33 (0.55%) RMDS
2 15 (0.25%) Magento
3 13 (0.22%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.17%) Odoo
5 8 (0.13%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.067%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.050%) CSG Singleview
8 3 (0.050%) Endur
9 2 (0.034%) Unica
9 2 (0.034%) AWD
10 1 (0.017%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 1 (0.017%) Maximo
10 1 (0.017%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.017%) Lawson
10 1 (0.017%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 924 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
2 192 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 104 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 100 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 92 (1.55%) Amazon S3
6 84 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 83 (1.39%) GitHub
8 82 (1.38%) Amazon EMR
9 78 (1.31%) PaaS
10 69 (1.16%) IaaS
11 67 (1.13%) SaaS
12 66 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 47 (0.79%) Google Analytics
14 29 (0.49%) Heroku
14 29 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 27 (0.45%) Route 53
15 27 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 22 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
16 22 (0.37%) CloudFront
17 20 (0.34%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 241 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 230 (3.86%) Internet
3 228 (3.83%) DNS
4 181 (3.04%) Firewall
5 178 (2.99%) HTTP
6 114 (1.92%) VPN
7 104 (1.75%) SAN
8 89 (1.50%) WAN
9 73 (1.23%) BGP
10 67 (1.13%) LAN
11 60 (1.01%) VLAN
12 57 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
12 57 (0.96%) SSH
13 54 (0.91%) Network Security
14 53 (0.89%) DHCP
15 49 (0.82%) Broadband
15 49 (0.82%) Multicast
16 48 (0.81%) LDAP
16 48 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
17 47 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 867 (14.57%) MySQL
2 787 (13.22%) Big Data
3 669 (11.24%) Hadoop
4 561 (9.43%) MongoDB
5 550 (9.24%) NoSQL
6 502 (8.44%) SQL Server
7 501 (8.42%) Relational Database
8 476 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
9 291 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 273 (4.59%) Redis
11 239 (4.02%) Apache Hive
12 215 (3.61%) Data Mining
13 208 (3.50%) RDBMS
14 173 (2.91%) HBase
15 107 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
16 95 (1.60%) Mahout
17 68 (1.14%) Oracle Database
18 64 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
19 61 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 57 (0.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 902 (15.16%) Git (software)
2 711 (11.95%) Jenkins
3 246 (4.13%) Selenium
4 228 (3.83%) Subversion
5 221 (3.71%) Maven
6 195 (3.28%) JIRA
7 182 (3.06%) JUnit
8 126 (2.12%) WebDriver
9 125 (2.10%) Cucumber
10 119 (2.00%) TeamCity
11 114 (1.92%) Hudson
11 114 (1.92%) Ant
12 87 (1.46%) Mercurial
13 66 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 57 (0.96%) Grunt
15 56 (0.94%) Visual Studio
16 54 (0.91%) NUnit
16 54 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 44 (0.74%) Gerrit
18 42 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1724 (28.97%) Finance
2 485 (8.15%) Front Office
3 484 (8.13%) Banking
4 287 (4.82%) Marketing
5 219 (3.68%) Games
6 207 (3.48%) Retail
7 199 (3.34%) Investment Banking
8 190 (3.19%) Telecoms
9 127 (2.13%) Financial Institution
10 94 (1.58%) Advertising
11 90 (1.51%) Law
12 68 (1.14%) Publishing
13 62 (1.04%) Back Office
14 56 (0.94%) Legal
15 31 (0.52%) Electronics
16 24 (0.40%) Online Betting
17 22 (0.37%) Multimedia
18 21 (0.35%) Billing
18 21 (0.35%) Manufacturing
18 21 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2359 (39.64%) Developer
2 619 (10.40%) Python Developer
3 523 (8.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 417 (7.01%) Analyst
5 381 (6.40%) Senior Developer
6 374 (6.28%) Java Developer
7 363 (6.10%) Administrator
8 346 (5.81%) Data Scientist
9 302 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
10 262 (4.40%) Applications Support
11 261 (4.39%) C++ Developer
12 257 (4.32%) Linux Administrator
13 242 (4.07%) Software Engineer
14 226 (3.80%) Django Developer
15 215 (3.61%) Junior
16 205 (3.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 204 (3.43%) Python/Django Developer
18 187 (3.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 184 (3.09%) Software Developer
20 179 (3.01%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 810 (13.61%) HTML
2 639 (10.74%) CSS
3 545 (9.16%) Django
4 537 (9.02%) .NET
5 478 (8.03%) Web Services
6 354 (5.95%) HTML5
7 317 (5.33%) jQuery
8 308 (5.18%) REST
9 290 (4.87%) XML
10 277 (4.65%) Spring
11 252 (4.23%) AngularJS
12 199 (3.34%) RabbitMQ
13 197 (3.31%) FIX Protocol
14 192 (3.23%) CSS3
15 187 (3.14%) RESTful
16 168 (2.82%) JSON
17 163 (2.74%) LAMP
18 146 (2.45%) Backbone.js
19 144 (2.42%) Pandas
19 144 (2.42%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 908 (15.26%) Computer Science
2 645 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
3 496 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 407 (6.84%) Mathematics
5 328 (5.51%) Hedge funds
6 306 (5.14%) Statistics
7 278 (4.67%) Visualisation
8 267 (4.49%) Derivative
9 260 (4.37%) Equities
10 250 (4.20%) Data Structures
11 227 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 181 (3.04%) User Experience
13 170 (2.86%) Fixed Income
14 165 (2.77%) Data Centre
15 155 (2.60%) Physics
16 120 (2.02%) Mobile App
17 97 (1.63%) Social Media
18 92 (1.55%) Management Information System
19 82 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
20 65 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2788 (46.85%) Linux
2 1129 (18.97%) UNIX
3 887 (14.91%) Windows
4 347 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 346 (5.81%) Ubuntu
6 328 (5.51%) CentOS
7 159 (2.67%) Apple iOS
8 143 (2.40%) Android
9 124 (2.08%) Debian
10 113 (1.90%) Solaris
11 91 (1.53%) Mac OS X
12 61 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 54 (0.91%) Fedora
14 37 (0.62%) AIX
15 33 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
16 28 (0.47%) CoreOS
17 25 (0.42%) SUSE
18 17 (0.29%) Windows 8
19 16 (0.27%) Windows 7
19 16 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1759 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1145 (19.24%) DevOps
3 854 (14.35%) Software Engineering
4 793 (13.33%) TDD
5 792 (13.31%) Analytics
6 709 (11.91%) Continuous Integration
7 653 (10.97%) OO
8 647 (10.87%) Open Source
9 511 (8.59%) Scrum
10 482 (8.10%) E-Commerce
11 444 (7.46%) Configuration Management
12 387 (6.50%) BDD
13 307 (5.16%) Unit Testing
14 296 (4.97%) Multithreading
15 290 (4.87%) MVC
16 265 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
17 249 (4.18%) ETL
18 245 (4.12%) Low Latency
19 244 (4.10%) OOP
20 232 (3.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2308 (38.78%) Java
2 1884 (31.66%) SQL
3 1541 (25.89%) Perl
4 1433 (24.08%) Ruby
5 1280 (21.51%) C++
6 1207 (20.28%) JavaScript
7 1044 (17.54%) Bash Shell
8 883 (14.84%) C#
9 856 (14.38%) PHP
10 545 (9.16%) R
11 470 (7.90%) Scala
12 394 (6.62%) Shell Script
13 381 (6.40%) C
14 339 (5.70%) PowerShell
15 192 (3.23%) VBA
16 184 (3.09%) MATLAB
17 172 (2.89%) Go
18 147 (2.47%) Groovy
19 135 (2.27%) Clojure
20 110 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1199 (20.15%) Degree
2 237 (3.98%) PhD
3 99 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 57 (0.96%) CCNP
6 46 (0.77%) CCNA
7 35 (0.59%) DV Cleared
8 31 (0.52%) SC Cleared
9 28 (0.47%) RHCE
10 21 (0.35%) CCIE
11 18 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.25%) CWNA
12 15 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.25%) ISTQB
13 14 (0.24%) ISEB
14 13 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (0.18%) GIAC
15 11 (0.18%) Postgraduate
16 10 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
16 10 (0.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (5.60%) QA
2 26 (0.44%) SLA
3 10 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.067%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.034%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.017%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.017%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.017%) HL7
System Software
1 275 (4.62%) Docker
2 247 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (1.95%) Varnish
4 81 (1.36%) VirtualBox
5 72 (1.21%) Active Directory
6 57 (0.96%) KVM
7 56 (0.94%) NFS
8 46 (0.77%) iptables
9 45 (0.76%) Apache Flume
10 43 (0.72%) Hyper-V
11 42 (0.71%) vSphere
12 38 (0.64%) HDFS
13 35 (0.59%) Xen
14 34 (0.57%) Postfix
15 22 (0.37%) VMware ESX
16 21 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
17 20 (0.34%) vCloud
17 20 (0.34%) Snort
18 18 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
19 16 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 919 (15.44%) Puppet
2 801 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
3 451 (7.58%) Ansible
4 392 (6.59%) Nagios
5 180 (3.02%) Vagrant
6 148 (2.49%) ZABBIX
7 124 (2.08%) Salt
8 62 (1.04%) Graphite
9 58 (0.97%) logstash
10 46 (0.77%) Mesos
11 43 (0.72%) Kibana
11 43 (0.72%) HAProxy
12 37 (0.62%) Zenoss
13 32 (0.54%) Kubernetes
14 28 (0.47%) Cacti
15 27 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
16 26 (0.44%) StatsD
17 24 (0.40%) Capistrano
18 23 (0.39%) Ganglia
19 20 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 711 (11.95%) Oracle
2 494 (8.30%) Red Hat
3 362 (6.08%) VMware
4 228 (3.83%) Google
5 203 (3.41%) Microsoft
6 175 (2.94%) Cisco
7 162 (2.72%) Sybase
8 136 (2.29%) Tableau
9 135 (2.27%) Splunk
10 85 (1.43%) IBM
11 71 (1.19%) Netezza
11 71 (1.19%) Rackspace
12 65 (1.09%) TIBCO
13 63 (1.06%) New Relic
14 62 (1.04%) Reuters
15 61 (1.03%) SaltStack
16 59 (0.99%) Bloomberg
17 58 (0.97%) Teradata
18 54 (0.91%) Cognos
19 53 (0.89%) HP
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday