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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Developer
Rank 493 528 581
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 457 431 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.40% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 405 360 277
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.32% -6.11%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 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
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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 +23 424 £57,500 +15.00% 55
London +26 322 £62,500 +13.63% 31
City of London +61 95 £65,000 +4.00% 14
South East +36 47 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Scotland +6 30 £40,000 -38.46% 6
East of England +7 21 £52,500 +16.66% 6
North West +6 18 £35,500 +4.41% 3
Edinburgh +5 17 £29,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +1 17 £39,000 -13.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +6 16 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Cambridge +10 15 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Milton Keynes -3 14 £38,000 -5.00% 4
Glasgow +2 10 - - 1
Cheshire -5 10 £32,500 -4.41% 2
West Sussex - 8 £45,000 -
Gatwick - 7 £45,000 -
Hampshire +29 6 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire +8 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Manchester +1 6 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Reading 0 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Crewe - 6 £30,000 - 1
Portsmouth +25 5 £37,500 +50.00%
East Midlands -2 5 £30,000 -1.63%
Norfolk - 5 £40,000 -
Norwich - 5 £40,000 -
Leicestershire +13 4 £30,000 -1.63%
Yorkshire -3 4 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Oxfordshire -4 4 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Oldham - 4 £45,000 -
Leicester - 4 £30,000 -

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 853 (100.00%) Python
2 411 (48.18%) Django
3 304 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
4 292 (34.23%) Linux
5 251 (29.43%) JavaScript
6 247 (28.96%) Finance
7 184 (21.57%) PostgreSQL
8 180 (21.10%) SQL
8 180 (21.10%) TDD
9 179 (20.98%) Git (software)
10 173 (20.28%) C++
10 173 (20.28%) HTML
11 170 (19.93%) Java
12 167 (19.58%) CSS
13 155 (18.17%) Software Engineering
14 152 (17.82%) MySQL
15 125 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
16 124 (14.54%) Computer Science
17 122 (14.30%) OO
18 92 (10.79%) Degree
19 91 (10.67%) jQuery
20 89 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
21 88 (10.32%) NoSQL
22 85 (9.96%) Apache
23 83 (9.73%) MongoDB
24 81 (9.50%) Flask
24 81 (9.50%) E-Commerce
25 80 (9.38%) Unit Testing
25 80 (9.38%) Web Development
26 79 (9.26%) RESTful

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 85 (9.96%) Apache
2 35 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (3.28%) Node.js
4 23 (2.70%) nginx
5 19 (2.23%) CMS
6 18 (2.11%) Apache Spark
7 12 (1.41%) Apache Pig
8 11 (1.29%) Apache Solr
9 8 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.59%) uWSGI
11 3 (0.35%) Tornado
12 1 (0.12%) IPython
Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Maya
1 2 (0.23%) Houdini
2 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (1.17%) Odoo
2 5 (0.59%) Magento
3 3 (0.35%) Exstream
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 89 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (5.86%) GitHub
3 33 (3.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (2.46%) Google App Engine
5 20 (2.34%) Heroku
6 19 (2.23%) SaaS
7 13 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 11 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (1.06%) PaaS
10 6 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 61 (7.15%) Internet
2 15 (1.76%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.64%) HTTP
4 9 (1.06%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.70%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.59%) AMQP
7 4 (0.47%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (0.35%) SSL
9 2 (0.23%) DSL
9 2 (0.23%) VoIP
9 2 (0.23%) Skype
10 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (21.57%) PostgreSQL
2 152 (17.82%) MySQL
3 88 (10.32%) NoSQL
4 83 (9.73%) MongoDB
5 67 (7.85%) Big Data
6 37 (4.34%) Hadoop
7 35 (4.10%) Redis
8 32 (3.75%) Relational Database
9 24 (2.81%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (1.17%) Mahout
10 10 (1.17%) CouchDB
10 10 (1.17%) Apache Hive
11 7 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.70%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.59%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.59%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.59%) KDB
14 4 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.35%) SQL Server
16 2 (0.23%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 179 (20.98%) Git (software)
2 54 (6.33%) Mercurial
3 45 (5.28%) Jenkins
4 40 (4.69%) Subversion
5 15 (1.76%) Karma Test Runner
6 14 (1.64%) Bitbucket
7 13 (1.52%) Hudson
8 12 (1.41%) Jasmine
9 8 (0.94%) JIRA
10 7 (0.82%) Maven
11 4 (0.47%) Grunt
12 3 (0.35%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.35%) JBehave
12 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.23%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.23%) webpack
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Ivy
14 1 (0.12%) NetBeans
General
1 247 (28.96%) Finance
2 77 (9.03%) Banking
3 67 (7.85%) Front Office
4 45 (5.28%) Games
5 37 (4.34%) Telecoms
6 33 (3.87%) Marketing
7 28 (3.28%) Investment Banking
8 26 (3.05%) Law
9 19 (2.23%) Publishing
10 17 (1.99%) Retail
11 13 (1.52%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.29%) Electronics
13 8 (0.94%) Back Office
14 6 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.70%) Advertising
15 4 (0.47%) Legal
16 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (48.18%) Django
2 173 (20.28%) HTML
3 167 (19.58%) CSS
4 91 (10.67%) jQuery
5 81 (9.50%) Flask
6 79 (9.26%) RESTful
7 76 (8.91%) REST
8 67 (7.85%) Pyramid
9 63 (7.39%) AngularJS
9 63 (7.39%) HTML5
10 54 (6.33%) Web Services
11 53 (6.21%) NumPy
12 52 (6.10%) SciPy
13 50 (5.86%) Pandas
14 43 (5.04%) JSON
15 39 (4.57%) XML
15 39 (4.57%) CSS3
16 37 (4.34%) Celery
17 33 (3.87%) RabbitMQ
18 31 (3.63%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 124 (14.54%) Computer Science
2 71 (8.32%) Algorithms
3 56 (6.57%) Hedge funds
4 48 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (4.57%) Mathematics
6 34 (3.99%) Derivative
7 32 (3.75%) Data Structures
8 15 (1.76%) Equities
9 14 (1.64%) Social Network
10 13 (1.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 13 (1.52%) User Experience
11 12 (1.41%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.29%) Visualisation
12 11 (1.29%) Physics
13 10 (1.17%) Fixed Income
13 10 (1.17%) Social Media
14 9 (1.06%) Digital Media
14 9 (1.06%) Credit Risk
14 9 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 292 (34.23%) Linux
2 59 (6.92%) Windows
3 39 (4.57%) Android
3 39 (4.57%) UNIX
4 30 (3.52%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.11%) Ubuntu
6 16 (1.88%) CentOS
7 12 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.70%) Windows Phone 7
8 6 (0.70%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.23%) Debian
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (21.10%) TDD
3 155 (18.17%) Software Engineering
4 125 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
5 122 (14.30%) OO
6 81 (9.50%) E-Commerce
7 80 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 80 (9.38%) Web Development
8 75 (8.79%) Open Source
9 52 (6.10%) BDD
9 52 (6.10%) DevOps
10 49 (5.74%) Analytics
11 46 (5.39%) Multithreading
12 42 (4.92%) OOP
13 41 (4.81%) Scrum
14 34 (3.99%) Mentoring
15 30 (3.52%) Refactoring
16 26 (3.05%) Algorithmic Trading
16 26 (3.05%) Functional Programming
17 24 (2.81%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 853 (100.00%) Python
2 251 (29.43%) JavaScript
3 180 (21.10%) SQL
4 173 (20.28%) C++
5 170 (19.93%) Java
6 73 (8.56%) PHP
7 61 (7.15%) C#
8 43 (5.04%) C
8 43 (5.04%) Ruby
9 41 (4.81%) Perl
10 36 (4.22%) Scala
11 11 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.29%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.94%) Objective-C
12 8 (0.94%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.94%) Erlang
12 8 (0.94%) Go
13 7 (0.82%) Clojure
14 4 (0.47%) VB
15 3 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 92 (10.79%) Degree
2 44 (5.16%) PhD
3 7 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 34 (3.99%) Docker
2 11 (1.29%) Varnish
3 8 (0.94%) LXC
4 2 (0.23%) vCloud
5 1 (0.12%) KVM
5 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.12%) Snort
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 35 (4.10%) Ansible
2 31 (3.63%) Vagrant
3 29 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (2.58%) Puppet
5 11 (1.29%) HAProxy
6 7 (0.82%) Mesos
6 7 (0.82%) Chronos
7 6 (0.70%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.35%) Nagios
9 1 (0.12%) Munin
9 1 (0.12%) logstash
9 1 (0.12%) Graylog
9 1 (0.12%) Graphite
Vendors
1 60 (7.03%) Oracle
2 50 (5.86%) Google
3 15 (1.76%) Splunk
4 7 (0.82%) Coverity
5 6 (0.70%) PayPal
6 5 (0.59%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.47%) Microsoft
7 4 (0.47%) VMware
7 4 (0.47%) Sybase
8 3 (0.35%) HP
8 3 (0.35%) Zend
8 3 (0.35%) Facebook
9 2 (0.23%) Perforce
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe
10 1 (0.12%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.12%) Intel
10 1 (0.12%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.12%) Sony
10 1 (0.12%) SAP
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