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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Developer
Rank 527 543 596
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 406 430 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 359 359 254
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -1.17%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -6 377 £57,500 +15.00% 67
London +18 297 £60,000 +9.09% 46
City of London +54 87 £60,000 -7.69% 13
South East +13 30 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Scotland +28 26 £50,000 -23.07% 5
North West -7 22 £35,500 +4.41% 3
Edinburgh +11 15 £29,000 - 3
East of England -3 15 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +5 13 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Cheshire +2 12 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Cambridge +1 12 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 11 £38,000 -15.55% 3
Milton Keynes +1 9 £38,000 -15.55% 2
Glasgow +14 8 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Leicestershire +17 7 £30,000 -17.80% 1
East Midlands +6 7 £30,000 -17.80% 1
Manchester +1 6 £45,000 +40.62% 1
Leicester - 6 £30,000 -
Crewe - 6 £31,250 - 1
Berkshire +4 5 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Northwich - 5 £36,000 -
Merseyside +19 4 £30,000 - 1
Surrey +14 4 £65,000 +65.60% 1
Reading +9 4 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Hampshire +4 4 £37,500 +50.00%
Oldham - 4 £45,000 - 1
Portsmouth +23 3 £37,500 +50.00%
South West -32 3 £65,000 +73.33%
Oxfordshire +11 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Oxford -1 2 £50,000 +42.85%

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 812 (100.00%) Python
2 400 (49.26%) Django
3 297 (36.58%) Agile Software Development
4 285 (35.10%) Linux
5 227 (27.96%) JavaScript
6 209 (25.74%) Finance
7 183 (22.54%) TDD
8 180 (22.17%) PostgreSQL
9 176 (21.67%) Git (software)
10 156 (19.21%) MySQL
11 152 (18.72%) SQL
12 150 (18.47%) HTML
13 146 (17.98%) C++
14 144 (17.73%) Java
15 141 (17.36%) CSS
16 136 (16.75%) Software Engineering
17 124 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
18 121 (14.90%) OO
19 118 (14.53%) Computer Science
20 100 (12.32%) NoSQL
21 97 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
22 96 (11.82%) Degree
23 94 (11.58%) MongoDB
24 83 (10.22%) REST
25 80 (9.85%) Open Source
25 80 (9.85%) RESTful
26 78 (9.61%) Apache
27 76 (9.36%) PHP
28 72 (8.87%) Unit Testing
29 71 (8.74%) Flask

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 78 (9.61%) Apache
2 28 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (2.71%) CMS
3 22 (2.71%) nginx
4 19 (2.34%) Node.js
5 17 (2.09%) Apache Spark
6 15 (1.85%) Apache Solr
7 9 (1.11%) Apache Pig
8 8 (0.99%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.37%) uWSGI
10 2 (0.25%) Tornado
10 2 (0.25%) JBoss
10 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.12%) IPython
Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Maya
1 2 (0.25%) Houdini
2 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (1.23%) Odoo
2 5 (0.62%) Magento
3 3 (0.37%) Exstream
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 97 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (6.16%) GitHub
3 25 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (1.72%) SaaS
5 13 (1.60%) Heroku
5 13 (1.60%) Google App Engine
6 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.74%) PaaS
8 6 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.90%) Internet
2 22 (2.71%) HTTP
3 17 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.60%) AMQP
5 12 (1.48%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.49%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (0.49%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.25%) VoIP
7 2 (0.25%) Network Security
7 2 (0.25%) SSL
7 2 (0.25%) DSL
8 1 (0.12%) Firewall
8 1 (0.12%) SSH
8 1 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (22.17%) PostgreSQL
2 156 (19.21%) MySQL
3 100 (12.32%) NoSQL
4 94 (11.58%) MongoDB
5 66 (8.13%) Big Data
6 37 (4.56%) Redis
7 35 (4.31%) Relational Database
8 32 (3.94%) Hadoop
9 28 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
10 11 (1.35%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.99%) CouchDB
11 8 (0.99%) Apache Hive
11 8 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.99%) Mahout
12 6 (0.74%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.62%) KDB
13 5 (0.62%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 176 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 59 (7.27%) Mercurial
3 56 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 28 (3.45%) Subversion
5 19 (2.34%) Karma Test Runner
6 14 (1.72%) Bitbucket
6 14 (1.72%) Hudson
7 12 (1.48%) Jasmine
8 8 (0.99%) JIRA
9 7 (0.86%) Maven
10 4 (0.49%) Gerrit
10 4 (0.49%) Grunt
11 3 (0.37%) JBehave
11 3 (0.37%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.37%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.37%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.25%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.25%) Selenium
12 2 (0.25%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.25%) SoapUI
General
1 209 (25.74%) Finance
2 63 (7.76%) Banking
3 60 (7.39%) Front Office
4 43 (5.30%) Games
5 39 (4.80%) Marketing
6 38 (4.68%) Telecoms
7 27 (3.33%) Law
8 19 (2.34%) Publishing
9 17 (2.09%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.85%) Retail
11 13 (1.60%) Electronics
12 10 (1.23%) Advertising
13 9 (1.11%) Legal
14 8 (0.99%) Back Office
15 7 (0.86%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
18 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
18 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (49.26%) Django
2 150 (18.47%) HTML
3 141 (17.36%) CSS
4 83 (10.22%) REST
5 80 (9.85%) RESTful
6 71 (8.74%) Flask
7 69 (8.50%) jQuery
8 59 (7.27%) Web Services
9 55 (6.77%) Pyramid
10 51 (6.28%) JSON
10 51 (6.28%) AngularJS
11 48 (5.91%) NumPy
11 48 (5.91%) XML
12 46 (5.67%) HTML5
12 46 (5.67%) Pandas
13 45 (5.54%) SciPy
14 41 (5.05%) CSS3
15 31 (3.82%) Celery
16 29 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
17 26 (3.20%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 118 (14.53%) Computer Science
2 62 (7.64%) Algorithms
3 56 (6.90%) Hedge funds
4 37 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.31%) Mathematics
6 29 (3.57%) Derivative
7 23 (2.83%) Data Structures
8 17 (2.09%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.85%) Social Network
10 14 (1.72%) User Experience
11 13 (1.60%) Social Media
11 13 (1.60%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 12 (1.48%) Visualisation
13 11 (1.35%) Artificial Intelligence
14 9 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (1.11%) GIS
14 9 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
15 8 (0.99%) Equities
15 8 (0.99%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.99%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 285 (35.10%) Linux
2 50 (6.16%) Windows
3 31 (3.82%) Android
4 27 (3.33%) UNIX
4 27 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.85%) CentOS
6 14 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.74%) Windows Phone 7
8 6 (0.74%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.25%) Solaris
9 2 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (36.58%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (22.54%) TDD
3 136 (16.75%) Software Engineering
4 124 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
5 121 (14.90%) OO
6 80 (9.85%) Open Source
7 72 (8.87%) Unit Testing
8 70 (8.62%) Web Development
9 69 (8.50%) DevOps
10 65 (8.00%) E-Commerce
11 53 (6.53%) Analytics
12 51 (6.28%) Scrum
13 46 (5.67%) BDD
14 44 (5.42%) Multithreading
14 44 (5.42%) OOP
15 40 (4.93%) Mentoring
16 26 (3.20%) Functional Programming
17 25 (3.08%) Refactoring
18 22 (2.71%) MVC
19 21 (2.59%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 812 (100.00%) Python
2 227 (27.96%) JavaScript
3 152 (18.72%) SQL
4 146 (17.98%) C++
5 144 (17.73%) Java
6 76 (9.36%) PHP
7 52 (6.40%) C#
8 39 (4.80%) C
8 39 (4.80%) Ruby
9 36 (4.43%) Perl
10 26 (3.20%) Scala
11 18 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.11%) Go
13 7 (0.86%) Erlang
13 7 (0.86%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.74%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.62%) R
16 4 (0.49%) Clojure
16 4 (0.49%) VB
17 3 (0.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 96 (11.82%) Degree
2 40 (4.93%) PhD
3 6 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 45 (5.54%) Docker
2 12 (1.48%) Varnish
3 8 (0.99%) LXC
4 2 (0.25%) vCloud
5 1 (0.12%) KVM
5 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 45 (5.54%) Ansible
2 35 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (3.57%) Vagrant
4 23 (2.83%) Puppet
5 11 (1.35%) HAProxy
6 7 (0.86%) Mesos
6 7 (0.86%) Chronos
7 5 (0.62%) Nagios
7 5 (0.62%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.12%) Munin
8 1 (0.12%) logstash
8 1 (0.12%) Graylog
8 1 (0.12%) Graphite
Vendors
1 46 (5.67%) Oracle
2 43 (5.30%) Google
3 22 (2.71%) Splunk
4 7 (0.86%) Facebook
4 7 (0.86%) Sybase
5 6 (0.74%) PayPal
6 5 (0.62%) Coverity
7 4 (0.49%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.49%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.37%) HP
9 2 (0.25%) SAP
9 2 (0.25%) Perforce
9 2 (0.25%) VMware
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe
10 1 (0.12%) Netezza
10 1 (0.12%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.12%) Zend
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco
10 1 (0.12%) IBM
10 1 (0.12%) Intel
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