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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 43 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 2377 2428 2062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.37% 5.35% 4.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.51% 9.83% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2077 2022 1793
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
22608 24693 26042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.05% 54.39% 54.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19612 20949 22895
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 £35,000
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 19 December 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 December 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 -1 491 £60,000 - 91
Hammersmith - 11 £50,000 -
Westminster +6 6 - -
Canary Wharf +10 5 £60,000 -45.45%
Kingston Upon Thames -3 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Uxbridge -5 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Hounslow -5 3 £46,500 -28.46%
Docklands, London -14 3 £22,000 -70.66%
Clapham -2 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Bromley +15 1 £41,500 - 1
Mayfair +1 1 £40,000 -61.90%
Brentford - 1 £57,500 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2271 (45.68%) Linux
2 1938 (38.99%) Java
3 1547 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
4 1419 (28.55%) Perl
5 1366 (27.48%) Ruby
6 1322 (26.59%) SQL
6 1322 (26.59%) Finance
7 1131 (22.75%) C++
8 1055 (21.22%) JavaScript
9 1036 (20.84%) Degree
10 992 (19.96%) PHP
11 991 (19.94%) UNIX
12 957 (19.25%) Puppet
13 909 (18.29%) MySQL
14 840 (16.90%) Bash Shell
15 800 (16.09%) Windows
16 788 (15.85%) Computer Science
17 763 (15.35%) Opscode Chef
18 749 (15.07%) C#
19 741 (14.91%) DevOps
20 736 (14.81%) Git (software)
21 735 (14.79%) HTML
22 732 (14.73%) Open Source
23 718 (14.44%) OO
24 643 (12.94%) TDD
25 610 (12.27%) Software Engineering
26 597 (12.01%) CSS
27 516 (10.38%) Red Hat
28 505 (10.16%) Big Data
29 502 (10.10%) Apache

Python
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 502 (10.10%) Apache
2 282 (5.67%) Tomcat
3 246 (4.95%) nginx
4 225 (4.53%) Node.js
5 128 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
6 127 (2.55%) OpenStack
7 103 (2.07%) CMS
8 92 (1.85%) SAS
9 90 (1.81%) Apache Pig
10 82 (1.65%) JBoss
11 70 (1.41%) Apache Solr
12 69 (1.39%) WebLogic
13 63 (1.27%) IIS
14 46 (0.93%) Jetty
15 35 (0.70%) Drupal
16 34 (0.68%) Apache Spark
17 29 (0.58%) Confluence
18 28 (0.56%) GlassFish
19 27 (0.54%) MS Exchange
20 26 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 124 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 66 (1.33%) SPSS
3 59 (1.19%) MS Office
4 22 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.34%) Stata
6 15 (0.30%) CPLEX
7 12 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.18%) Maya
8 9 (0.18%) S-PLUS
9 8 (0.16%) 3ds Max
9 8 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
10 7 (0.14%) Mathematica
10 7 (0.14%) Mingle
11 5 (0.10%) GIMP
12 4 (0.080%) FrameMaker
12 4 (0.080%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.060%) Photoshop
13 3 (0.060%) Gephi
13 3 (0.060%) LaTeX
14 2 (0.040%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 47 (0.95%) Magento
2 33 (0.66%) Endur
3 14 (0.28%) RMDS
3 14 (0.28%) ION MarketView
4 13 (0.26%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.10%) SiteCatalyst
7 4 (0.080%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.080%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.040%) Maximo
8 2 (0.040%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.040%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.020%) Optimost
9 1 (0.020%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.020%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.020%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 328 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
3 89 (1.79%) SaaS
4 76 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
4 76 (1.53%) GitHub
5 69 (1.39%) Amazon S3
6 40 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 39 (0.78%) PaaS
8 33 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
9 32 (0.64%) SoftLayer
10 30 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
11 29 (0.58%) IaaS
12 28 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
13 22 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (0.30%) Google App Engine
14 15 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
15 14 (0.28%) Route 53
16 11 (0.22%) CloudFront
16 11 (0.22%) Heroku
17 9 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 345 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 213 (4.28%) DNS
3 173 (3.48%) HTTP
4 157 (3.16%) Firewall
5 116 (2.33%) SAN
6 115 (2.31%) Internet
7 99 (1.99%) DHCP
8 97 (1.95%) LDAP
9 83 (1.67%) LAN
10 82 (1.65%) SSH
11 47 (0.95%) BGP
11 47 (0.95%) Multicast
12 44 (0.89%) WAN
13 38 (0.76%) SMTP
14 37 (0.74%) FTP
14 37 (0.74%) Kerberos
14 37 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
15 33 (0.66%) Network Security
15 33 (0.66%) BIG-IP
15 33 (0.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 909 (18.29%) MySQL
2 505 (10.16%) Big Data
3 431 (8.67%) NoSQL
4 411 (8.27%) Hadoop
5 394 (7.93%) PostgreSQL
6 354 (7.12%) SQL Server
7 330 (6.64%) MongoDB
8 303 (6.10%) Relational Database
9 190 (3.82%) Redis
10 168 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 161 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
12 141 (2.84%) Data Mining
13 123 (2.47%) Apache Hive
14 96 (1.93%) RDBMS
15 88 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
16 69 (1.39%) Oracle Database
17 49 (0.99%) HBase
18 46 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 41 (0.82%) CouchDB
20 34 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 736 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 454 (9.13%) Jenkins
3 301 (6.06%) Subversion
4 194 (3.90%) Selenium
5 175 (3.52%) Maven
6 171 (3.44%) JIRA
7 131 (2.64%) Cucumber
8 121 (2.43%) Hudson
9 106 (2.13%) Ant
10 104 (2.09%) WebDriver
11 99 (1.99%) TeamCity
12 93 (1.87%) Mercurial
13 74 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
14 66 (1.33%) Jasmine
15 65 (1.31%) JUnit
16 58 (1.17%) SpecFlow
17 51 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 48 (0.97%) Eclipse
19 38 (0.76%) PHPUnit
20 37 (0.74%) NUnit
General
1 1322 (26.59%) Finance
2 406 (8.17%) Banking
3 360 (7.24%) Front Office
4 250 (5.03%) Games
5 208 (4.18%) Investment Banking
6 153 (3.08%) Marketing
7 136 (2.74%) Publishing
8 130 (2.62%) Telecoms
9 129 (2.60%) Advertising
10 118 (2.37%) Retail
11 87 (1.75%) Financial Institution
12 58 (1.17%) Law
13 49 (0.99%) Back Office
14 38 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 35 (0.70%) Manufacturing
16 31 (0.62%) Electronics
17 20 (0.40%) French Language
18 14 (0.28%) German Language
18 14 (0.28%) iGaming
18 14 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2068 (41.60%) Developer
2 580 (11.67%) Python Developer
3 490 (9.86%) Administrator
4 455 (9.15%) Systems Administrator
5 381 (7.66%) Linux Administrator
6 346 (6.96%) Senior Developer
7 340 (6.84%) Analyst
8 321 (6.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 302 (6.08%) Java Developer
10 270 (5.43%) C++ Developer
11 253 (5.09%) DevOps Engineer
12 171 (3.44%) Linux Engineer
13 164 (3.30%) Software Engineer
14 148 (2.98%) Junior
15 147 (2.96%) Applications Support
16 145 (2.92%) PHP Developer
17 144 (2.90%) Data Scientist
18 141 (2.84%) Architect
19 139 (2.80%) Tester
20 128 (2.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 735 (14.79%) HTML
2 597 (12.01%) CSS
3 497 (10.00%) Django
4 465 (9.35%) jQuery
5 412 (8.29%) Web Services
6 363 (7.30%) .NET
7 344 (6.92%) HTML5
8 323 (6.50%) XML
9 287 (5.77%) AngularJS
10 254 (5.11%) LAMP
11 213 (4.28%) Backbone.js
12 192 (3.86%) CSS3
13 183 (3.68%) REST
14 177 (3.56%) JSON
15 163 (3.28%) Spring
16 144 (2.90%) SOAP
17 140 (2.82%) RESTful
18 125 (2.51%) Hibernate
19 124 (2.49%) Ruby on Rails
20 113 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 788 (15.85%) Computer Science
2 732 (14.73%) Open Source
3 381 (7.66%) Algorithms
4 344 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
5 263 (5.29%) Mathematics
6 261 (5.25%) Hedge funds
7 184 (3.70%) User Experience
8 152 (3.06%) Visualisation
9 151 (3.04%) Data Structures
10 144 (2.90%) Statistics
11 135 (2.72%) Derivative
12 125 (2.51%) Fixed Income
13 117 (2.35%) Physics
14 111 (2.23%) Mobile App
15 102 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 101 (2.03%) Digital Media
17 96 (1.93%) Equities
18 86 (1.73%) Clustering
19 85 (1.71%) Social Media
20 60 (1.21%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 2271 (45.68%) Linux
2 991 (19.94%) UNIX
3 800 (16.09%) Windows
4 384 (7.72%) CentOS
5 350 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 313 (6.30%) Ubuntu
7 207 (4.16%) Solaris
8 169 (3.40%) Android
9 168 (3.38%) Debian
10 162 (3.26%) Apple iOS
11 78 (1.57%) Mac OS X
12 40 (0.80%) AIX
12 40 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (0.70%) Fedora
14 31 (0.62%) SUSE
15 22 (0.44%) Windows Phone
16 21 (0.42%) Windows 7
17 16 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1547 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 741 (14.91%) DevOps
3 718 (14.44%) OO
4 643 (12.94%) TDD
5 610 (12.27%) Software Engineering
6 480 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
7 471 (9.47%) Analytics
8 437 (8.79%) Scrum
9 377 (7.58%) E-Commerce
10 320 (6.44%) Configuration Management
11 319 (6.42%) BDD
12 278 (5.59%) Multithreading
13 258 (5.19%) MVC
14 242 (4.87%) OOP
15 195 (3.92%) Mentoring
16 186 (3.74%) Web Development
17 175 (3.52%) Low Latency
18 173 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
19 167 (3.36%) Data Analysis
20 162 (3.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1938 (38.99%) Java
2 1419 (28.55%) Perl
3 1366 (27.48%) Ruby
4 1322 (26.59%) SQL
5 1131 (22.75%) C++
6 1055 (21.22%) JavaScript
7 992 (19.96%) PHP
8 840 (16.90%) Bash Shell
9 749 (15.07%) C#
10 369 (7.42%) C
11 270 (5.43%) Scala
12 267 (5.37%) Shell Script
13 237 (4.77%) R
14 208 (4.18%) PowerShell
15 125 (2.51%) MATLAB
16 98 (1.97%) Groovy
17 88 (1.77%) Clojure
18 87 (1.75%) VBA
19 78 (1.57%) T-SQL
20 73 (1.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1036 (20.84%) Degree
2 168 (3.38%) PhD
3 69 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (0.95%) CCNA
5 44 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 39 (0.78%) CISSP
7 37 (0.74%) ISEB
8 30 (0.60%) RHCE
9 28 (0.56%) CCNP
10 19 (0.38%) CISA
11 18 (0.36%) Security Cleared
12 16 (0.32%) CEH
13 15 (0.30%) MBA
14 14 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (0.28%) RHCSA
15 13 (0.26%) CCIP
15 13 (0.26%) CISM
16 11 (0.22%) Sun Certification
17 10 (0.20%) LPIC
17 10 (0.20%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 399 (8.03%) QA
2 24 (0.48%) PCI DSS
2 24 (0.48%) SLA
3 19 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.060%) WCAG
7 1 (0.020%) COBIT
7 1 (0.020%) MiFID
7 1 (0.020%) GPG13
7 1 (0.020%) EMIR
7 1 (0.020%) Solvency II
System Software
1 249 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (2.35%) KVM
3 113 (2.27%) Xen
4 109 (2.19%) NFS
5 107 (2.15%) Active Directory
6 86 (1.73%) Varnish
7 58 (1.17%) Docker
8 52 (1.05%) vSphere
9 37 (0.74%) Snort
10 30 (0.60%) Hyper-V
11 28 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 27 (0.54%) Samba
13 24 (0.48%) Postfix
14 23 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
15 22 (0.44%) LXC
16 20 (0.40%) HDFS
17 19 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 19 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 18 (0.36%) VirtualBox
19 17 (0.34%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 957 (19.25%) Puppet
2 763 (15.35%) Opscode Chef
3 468 (9.41%) Nagios
4 204 (4.10%) Ansible
5 166 (3.34%) Salt
5 166 (3.34%) ZABBIX
6 134 (2.70%) Vagrant
7 97 (1.95%) Cacti
8 76 (1.53%) Graphite
9 65 (1.31%) logstash
10 58 (1.17%) CFEngine
11 52 (1.05%) Ganglia
12 43 (0.87%) HAProxy
13 40 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
14 35 (0.70%) StatsD
15 28 (0.56%) Kibana
15 28 (0.56%) Zenoss
16 24 (0.48%) Capistrano
17 22 (0.44%) SCCM
18 21 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 516 (10.38%) Red Hat
2 391 (7.87%) Oracle
3 370 (7.44%) VMware
4 226 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 147 (2.96%) Google
6 140 (2.82%) Sybase
7 132 (2.66%) Cisco
8 129 (2.60%) HP
9 94 (1.89%) Facebook
10 71 (1.43%) Zend
10 71 (1.43%) Bloomberg
11 67 (1.35%) Rackspace
12 64 (1.29%) Reuters
13 61 (1.23%) Splunk
14 55 (1.11%) Tableau
14 55 (1.11%) SaltStack
15 51 (1.03%) IBM
16 43 (0.87%) New Relic
17 38 (0.76%) Perforce
18 37 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Dental
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + 26 days holiday,pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + 25% Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + standard big company benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago