The table below looks at the statistics for the Python Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Developer
Rank 595 570 620
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 307 344 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 280 285 230
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £83,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Python Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Python Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python Developer within the UK.

Python Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Python Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python Developer over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 within the UK.

Python Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Python Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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
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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
England -23 278 £52,500 +10.52% 60
London -12 216 £55,000 +10.00% 44
City of London -15 34 £50,000 -8.67% 14
South East -11 25 £46,250 -15.90% 7
Scotland +35 24 £45,000 +16.12% 1
East of England +4 17 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Cambridgeshire +15 16 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Cambridge +11 15 £47,500 - 1
Edinburgh +14 12 £45,000 +38.46%
Glasgow +15 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Brighton - 8 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 8 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire +4 7 £57,500 -4.16% 1
North West -19 7 £37,500 +10.29% 4
Manchester +3 6 £37,500 +1.35% 2
West Midlands -31 6 £51,250 +36.66%
Warwick - 5 £52,500 -
Warwickshire - 5 £52,500 -
Surrey -3 4 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £57,500 - 2
Guildford - 4 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £60,000 -
Hammersmith - 3 £47,500 -
Cowes - 2 £27,500 -
Oxford - 2 £51,250 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £44,500 -
Isle of Wight - 2 £27,500 -
North East - 2 £43,750 -
Surbiton - 2 £35,000 -
Crewe +15 1 £30,000 -7.69%

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Python Developer in their job title 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 with Python Developer in their job title.

1 724 (100.00%) Python
2 307 (42.40%) Django
3 306 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
4 238 (32.87%) JavaScript
5 231 (31.91%) Linux
6 193 (26.66%) Java
7 183 (25.28%) TDD
8 182 (25.14%) Finance
9 180 (24.86%) C++
10 175 (24.17%) Computer Science
11 172 (23.76%) Git (software)
12 159 (21.96%) Degree
13 153 (21.13%) HTML
14 144 (19.89%) SQL
15 137 (18.92%) MySQL
16 132 (18.23%) PostgreSQL
17 131 (18.09%) OO
18 130 (17.96%) CSS
19 125 (17.27%) Software Engineering
20 103 (14.23%) NoSQL
21 102 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
22 92 (12.71%) jQuery
23 89 (12.29%) Open Source
24 84 (11.60%) PHP
25 80 (11.05%) Analytics
26 79 (10.91%) Algorithms
27 76 (10.50%) Multithreading
28 75 (10.36%) Scrum
29 68 (9.39%) DevOps
29 68 (9.39%) Hedge funds

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Python Developer in their job title 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 with Python Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (6.63%) Apache
2 17 (2.35%) Node.js
2 17 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.07%) nginx
4 11 (1.52%) CMS
5 9 (1.24%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.10%) Gunicorn
7 7 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.69%) Zope
9 4 (0.55%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.55%) Tornado
9 4 (0.55%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.41%) JBoss
11 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.28%) uWSGI
11 2 (0.28%) Jetty
12 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Maya
1 5 (0.69%) 3ds Max
1 5 (0.69%) CINEMA 4D
2 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.28%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) RMDS
1 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.21%) SaaS
2 16 (2.21%) GitHub
3 15 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.83%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.69%) Heroku
7 4 (0.55%) PaaS
8 3 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.28%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.04%) HTTP
2 14 (1.93%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.24%) AMQP
4 7 (0.97%) Internet
5 5 (0.69%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.41%) Network Security
7 2 (0.28%) Firewall
7 2 (0.28%) SSH
7 2 (0.28%) VoIP
8 1 (0.14%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (18.92%) MySQL
2 132 (18.23%) PostgreSQL
3 103 (14.23%) NoSQL
4 57 (7.87%) MongoDB
5 54 (7.46%) Big Data
6 48 (6.63%) Relational Database
7 39 (5.39%) Amazon Redshift
8 22 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (2.21%) Redis
9 16 (2.21%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.52%) Data Mining
11 10 (1.38%) SQL Server
12 9 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.24%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.69%) Mahout
14 2 (0.28%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
15 1 (0.14%) CouchDB
15 1 (0.14%) DB2
15 1 (0.14%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 172 (23.76%) Git (software)
2 45 (6.22%) Mercurial
3 37 (5.11%) Karma Test Runner
4 33 (4.56%) Subversion
5 25 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.66%) Jasmine
7 9 (1.24%) Bitbucket
8 6 (0.83%) Selenium
9 4 (0.55%) Maven
9 4 (0.55%) JIRA
9 4 (0.55%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.41%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.28%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.28%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.28%) Grunt
11 2 (0.28%) Bower
12 1 (0.14%) Emacs
12 1 (0.14%) JUnit
12 1 (0.14%) jMock
General
1 182 (25.14%) Finance
2 58 (8.01%) Front Office
3 44 (6.08%) Banking
4 39 (5.39%) Games
5 33 (4.56%) Marketing
6 27 (3.73%) Advertising
6 27 (3.73%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.07%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.66%) Retail
8 12 (1.66%) Publishing
9 9 (1.24%) Legal
10 8 (1.10%) Back Office
10 8 (1.10%) French Language
10 8 (1.10%) German Language
11 7 (0.97%) Electronics
12 6 (0.83%) Law
13 3 (0.41%) Automotive
13 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (42.40%) Django
2 153 (21.13%) HTML
3 130 (17.96%) CSS
4 92 (12.71%) jQuery
5 64 (8.84%) AngularJS
6 46 (6.35%) RESTful
7 41 (5.66%) Flask
8 39 (5.39%) Web Services
9 37 (5.11%) Gherkin
10 36 (4.97%) HTML5
10 36 (4.97%) NumPy
11 32 (4.42%) Pyramid
11 32 (4.42%) Pandas
12 31 (4.28%) SciPy
13 30 (4.14%) XML
13 30 (4.14%) .NET
14 29 (4.01%) JSON
14 29 (4.01%) REST
15 25 (3.45%) CSS3
16 19 (2.62%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 175 (24.17%) Computer Science
2 89 (12.29%) Open Source
3 79 (10.91%) Algorithms
4 68 (9.39%) Hedge funds
5 48 (6.63%) Mathematics
6 36 (4.97%) Data Structures
7 26 (3.59%) Mobile App
8 22 (3.04%) Statistics
9 19 (2.62%) Visualisation
9 19 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (1.80%) Physics
11 12 (1.66%) FMCG
12 11 (1.52%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (1.24%) Social Media
13 9 (1.24%) User Experience
14 8 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
14 8 (1.10%) GIS
14 8 (1.10%) Derivative
15 6 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 231 (31.91%) Linux
2 37 (5.11%) Windows
3 30 (4.14%) Android
4 27 (3.73%) UNIX
5 26 (3.59%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.21%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.69%) Debian
9 4 (0.55%) CentOS
9 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (25.28%) TDD
3 131 (18.09%) OO
4 125 (17.27%) Software Engineering
5 102 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
6 80 (11.05%) Analytics
7 76 (10.50%) Multithreading
8 75 (10.36%) Scrum
9 68 (9.39%) DevOps
10 58 (8.01%) OOP
11 57 (7.87%) Web Development
12 36 (4.97%) Unit Testing
13 32 (4.42%) OOD
14 30 (4.14%) Mentoring
15 23 (3.18%) BDD
16 20 (2.76%) Data Analysis
17 18 (2.49%) E-Commerce
17 18 (2.49%) Machine Learning
18 17 (2.35%) Refactoring
19 13 (1.80%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 724 (100.00%) Python
2 238 (32.87%) JavaScript
3 193 (26.66%) Java
4 180 (24.86%) C++
5 144 (19.89%) SQL
6 84 (11.60%) PHP
7 62 (8.56%) C#
8 47 (6.49%) C
9 27 (3.73%) Objective-C
10 25 (3.45%) Ruby
11 19 (2.62%) Perl
12 18 (2.49%) R
13 14 (1.93%) Scala
14 10 (1.38%) MATLAB
14 10 (1.38%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.24%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.83%) Dart
16 6 (0.83%) Erlang
17 5 (0.69%) Golang
17 5 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 159 (21.96%) Degree
2 26 (3.59%) PhD
3 12 (1.66%) SC Cleared
3 12 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.83%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.87%) QA
System Software
1 15 (2.07%) Docker
2 5 (0.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 50 (6.91%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (2.35%) Ansible
3 13 (1.80%) Puppet
4 6 (0.83%) StatsD
5 4 (0.55%) logstash
5 4 (0.55%) Kibana
6 2 (0.28%) Graphite
6 2 (0.28%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (5.39%) Google
2 21 (2.90%) Facebook
3 14 (1.93%) IBM
4 10 (1.38%) Oracle
5 9 (1.24%) Sybase
5 9 (1.24%) Sun
6 8 (1.10%) Splunk
7 4 (0.55%) New Relic
8 3 (0.41%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.41%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.28%) BT
9 2 (0.28%) HP
9 2 (0.28%) Cognos
9 2 (0.28%) Vertica
10 1 (0.14%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.14%) SAP
10 1 (0.14%) Netezza
10 1 (0.14%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.14%) Intel
10 1 (0.14%) Informatica
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