The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 32 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Permanent jobs citing Python 6113 5262 4885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.30% 4.75% 4.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.93% 9.23% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5221 4308 3988
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51240 57027 63086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.79% 51.45% 52.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44388 48633 53819
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Python
Salary Trend

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

Python Salary Trend in the UK

Python
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 within the UK.

Python Salary Histogram in the UK

Python
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 5740 £55,000 +10.00% 808
London +11 3362 £60,000 - 453
South East +32 1038 £50,000 +11.11% 142
City of London +9 628 £60,000 - 121
South West +16 358 £45,000 - 55
East of England +8 308 £45,000 - 59
Berkshire +40 284 £52,500 +16.66% 24
Yorkshire +54 274 £40,000 -2.43% 29
Oxfordshire +14 248 £54,500 +21.11% 29
Surrey +50 208 £47,500 - 42
Cambridgeshire -1 195 £45,000 - 48
West Yorkshire +45 189 £42,500 -5.55% 23
Scotland +17 187 £37,500 -6.25% 32
North West +47 170 £40,000 +6.66% 36
Leeds +43 162 £41,250 -13.15% 21
Cambridge -2 153 £45,000 - 47
Reading +21 147 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Gloucestershire +19 147 £47,500 +5.55% 19
Glasgow +20 141 £35,000 -32.20% 13
Hampshire -11 139 £45,000 - 25
Oxford +9 127 £55,000 +15.78% 16
East Midlands +36 121 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Manchester +27 111 £45,000 +20.00% 28
West Midlands +9 107 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Bristol -19 86 £50,000 -21.56% 17
East Sussex +8 69 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Leicestershire +41 64 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Brighton +2 63 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Cheltenham +13 61 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Wales +2 61 £40,000 +8.10% 1

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Python.

1 5429 (44.29%) Linux
2 4818 (39.31%) Java
3 3858 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
4 3345 (27.29%) SQL
5 3035 (24.76%) C++
6 2910 (23.74%) Ruby
7 2886 (23.55%) JavaScript
8 2762 (22.53%) Perl
9 2679 (21.86%) Degree
10 2315 (18.89%) Finance
11 2293 (18.71%) DevOps
12 2202 (17.97%) Software Engineering
13 2140 (17.46%) Bash Shell
14 2138 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
15 2068 (16.87%) Computer Science
16 1990 (16.24%) Puppet
17 1895 (15.46%) Unix
18 1824 (14.88%) C#
19 1820 (14.85%) PHP
20 1818 (14.83%) Git (software)
21 1784 (14.55%) Windows
22 1740 (14.20%) Big Data
23 1709 (13.94%) HTML
24 1685 (13.75%) MySQL
25 1587 (12.95%) TDD
26 1510 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
27 1504 (12.27%) Opscode Chef
28 1490 (12.16%) Jenkins
29 1450 (11.83%) Analytics
30 1429 (11.66%) CSS

Python
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1041 (8.49%) Apache
2 823 (6.71%) Apache Spark
3 682 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 472 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
5 404 (3.30%) OpenStack
6 400 (3.26%) nginx
7 348 (2.84%) SAS
8 345 (2.81%) JBoss
9 287 (2.34%) Apache Pig
10 242 (1.97%) WebLogic
11 184 (1.50%) IIS
12 155 (1.26%) Confluence
13 151 (1.23%) CMS
14 144 (1.17%) WebSphere
15 129 (1.05%) Apache Solr
16 122 (1.00%) Jetty
17 113 (0.92%) CloudStack
18 54 (0.44%) Drupal
19 51 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
20 50 (0.41%) GlassFish
Applications
1 347 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 161 (1.31%) SPSS
3 73 (0.60%) MS Office
3 73 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 47 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 42 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (0.17%) Gliffy
6 21 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
7 19 (0.16%) InDesign
7 19 (0.16%) Mathematica
8 18 (0.15%) Maya
9 17 (0.14%) MS Visio
10 15 (0.12%) Stata
11 14 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 13 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
12 13 (0.11%) MODO
13 11 (0.090%) Weka
14 7 (0.057%) GNU Octave
15 6 (0.049%) Gephi
15 6 (0.049%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 93 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.13%) FastStats
2 16 (0.13%) Odoo
3 13 (0.11%) RMDS
4 12 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.082%) ReMetrica
6 8 (0.065%) Magento
7 5 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.041%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.033%) Finacle
8 4 (0.033%) Front Arena
8 4 (0.033%) Misys Opics
8 4 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.033%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.033%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.024%) Apache OFBiz
9 3 (0.024%) Eikon
9 3 (0.024%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.024%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 3 (0.024%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2138 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
2 419 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 359 (2.93%) SaaS
4 343 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
5 282 (2.30%) GitHub
6 247 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
7 226 (1.84%) PaaS
8 191 (1.56%) Amazon S3
9 182 (1.48%) IaaS
10 181 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
11 108 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
12 84 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 74 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 72 (0.59%) Google App Engine
15 67 (0.55%) Route 53
16 63 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
17 60 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 56 (0.46%) Heroku
19 53 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 50 (0.41%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 605 (4.94%) Firewall
2 516 (4.21%) DNS
3 488 (3.98%) TCP/IP
4 457 (3.73%) HTTP
5 440 (3.59%) Internet
6 207 (1.69%) VPN
7 183 (1.49%) SSL
8 171 (1.40%) WAN
9 168 (1.37%) LAN
10 155 (1.26%) Network Security
11 144 (1.17%) LDAP
12 130 (1.06%) DHCP
13 101 (0.82%) VoIP
13 101 (0.82%) Wireless
14 100 (0.82%) SAN
15 98 (0.80%) BGP
16 85 (0.69%) OSPF
16 85 (0.69%) SMTP
17 80 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
18 78 (0.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1740 (14.20%) Big Data
2 1685 (13.75%) MySQL
3 1291 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 1236 (10.08%) NoSQL
5 1103 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
6 994 (8.11%) MongoDB
7 896 (7.31%) SQL Server
8 655 (5.34%) Relational Database
9 480 (3.92%) Apache Hive
10 469 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 412 (3.36%) Data Mining
12 384 (3.13%) Redis
13 238 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
14 233 (1.90%) RDBMS
15 206 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
16 179 (1.46%) HBase
17 160 (1.31%) Neo4j
18 140 (1.14%) Impala
19 132 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 130 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1818 (14.83%) Git (software)
2 1490 (12.16%) Jenkins
3 562 (4.59%) JIRA
4 520 (4.24%) Selenium
5 497 (4.05%) Subversion
6 398 (3.25%) Maven
7 322 (2.63%) Cucumber
8 274 (2.24%) JUnit
9 246 (2.01%) Vagrant
10 240 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 217 (1.77%) TeamCity
12 175 (1.43%) Hudson
13 155 (1.26%) Ant
14 130 (1.06%) WebDriver
15 112 (0.91%) Grunt
16 100 (0.82%) RSpec
17 95 (0.78%) Jasmine
18 88 (0.72%) Gradle
19 86 (0.70%) SoapUI
20 85 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2315 (18.89%) Finance
2 635 (5.18%) Telecoms
3 584 (4.76%) Banking
4 545 (4.45%) Marketing
5 509 (4.15%) Games
6 469 (3.83%) Front Office
7 360 (2.94%) Retail
8 245 (2.00%) Law
9 224 (1.83%) Advertising
10 181 (1.48%) Electronics
11 168 (1.37%) Manufacturing
12 161 (1.31%) Publishing
13 152 (1.24%) Investment Banking
14 147 (1.20%) Financial Institution
15 105 (0.86%) Back Office
16 83 (0.68%) Automotive
17 80 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
18 50 (0.41%) Aerospace
19 43 (0.35%) Legal
20 26 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4590 (37.45%) Developer
2 1672 (13.64%) Python Developer
3 1151 (9.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 922 (7.52%) Software Engineer
5 858 (7.00%) Linux Engineer
6 856 (6.98%) Java Developer
7 824 (6.72%) Senior Developer
8 739 (6.03%) Analyst
9 666 (5.43%) Administrator
10 634 (5.17%) Data Scientist
11 575 (4.69%) C++ Developer
12 570 (4.65%) Software Developer
13 476 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
14 470 (3.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 454 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
16 436 (3.56%) Junior
17 418 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
18 396 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
19 375 (3.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
20 363 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1709 (13.94%) HTML
2 1429 (11.66%) CSS
3 1045 (8.53%) Web Services
4 1022 (8.34%) Django
5 1017 (8.30%) .NET
6 987 (8.05%) AngularJS
7 801 (6.54%) Node.js
8 735 (6.00%) jQuery
9 718 (5.86%) LAMP
10 679 (5.54%) HTML5
11 608 (4.96%) RESTful
12 566 (4.62%) XML
13 483 (3.94%) REST
14 470 (3.83%) JSON
15 451 (3.68%) Spring
16 423 (3.45%) CSS3
17 336 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
18 272 (2.22%) Flask
19 271 (2.21%) React
19 271 (2.21%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2068 (16.87%) Computer Science
2 1296 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1055 (8.61%) Mathematics
4 791 (6.45%) Algorithms
5 722 (5.89%) Visualisation
6 528 (4.31%) Statistics
7 500 (4.08%) Hedge funds
8 470 (3.83%) Physics
9 417 (3.40%) User Experience
10 400 (3.26%) Fintech
11 367 (2.99%) Mobile App
12 271 (2.21%) Derivative
13 251 (2.05%) Data Centre
14 245 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 222 (1.81%) Data Structures
16 218 (1.78%) Fixed Income
17 215 (1.75%) Management Information System
18 199 (1.62%) Artificial Intelligence
19 188 (1.53%) Equities
20 162 (1.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5429 (44.29%) Linux
2 1895 (15.46%) Unix
3 1784 (14.55%) Windows
4 612 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 563 (4.59%) CentOS
6 408 (3.33%) Ubuntu
7 383 (3.12%) Android
8 356 (2.90%) Windows Server
9 302 (2.46%) Apple iOS
10 214 (1.75%) Debian
11 177 (1.44%) Solaris
12 120 (0.98%) Mac OS X
13 88 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 80 (0.65%) AIX
15 58 (0.47%) Windows Phone
16 54 (0.44%) SUSE
17 47 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
18 44 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
19 40 (0.33%) FreeBSD
19 40 (0.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3858 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 2293 (18.71%) DevOps
3 2202 (17.97%) Software Engineering
4 1587 (12.95%) TDD
5 1510 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
6 1450 (11.83%) Analytics
7 1338 (10.92%) Open Source
8 1275 (10.40%) Scrum
9 1103 (9.00%) OO
10 1051 (8.57%) Machine Learning
11 1001 (8.17%) Configuration Management
12 658 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
13 598 (4.88%) Unit Testing
14 588 (4.80%) Web Development
15 587 (4.79%) BDD
16 578 (4.72%) E-Commerce
17 546 (4.45%) SDLC
18 541 (4.41%) Test Automation
19 536 (4.37%) OOP
20 533 (4.35%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4818 (39.31%) Java
2 3345 (27.29%) SQL
3 3035 (24.76%) C++
4 2910 (23.74%) Ruby
5 2886 (23.55%) JavaScript
6 2762 (22.53%) Perl
7 2140 (17.46%) Bash Shell
8 1824 (14.88%) C#
9 1820 (14.85%) PHP
10 1261 (10.29%) C
11 1022 (8.34%) R
12 976 (7.96%) Scala
13 654 (5.34%) Shell Script
14 589 (4.81%) PowerShell
15 451 (3.68%) MATLAB
16 329 (2.68%) Go
17 193 (1.57%) Clojure
18 156 (1.27%) VBA
19 149 (1.22%) Groovy
20 147 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2679 (21.86%) Degree
2 577 (4.71%) PhD
3 546 (4.45%) Security Cleared
4 238 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 200 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 192 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 137 (1.12%) CCNP
8 123 (1.00%) CISSP
9 115 (0.94%) CCNA
10 101 (0.82%) ISEB
11 94 (0.77%) CEH
12 88 (0.72%) CREST Certified
13 76 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 75 (0.61%) ISTQB
15 68 (0.55%) RHCE
16 65 (0.53%) GIAC
17 62 (0.51%) SANS
18 49 (0.40%) MCSE
18 49 (0.40%) OSCP
19 36 (0.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 780 (6.36%) QA
2 72 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 62 (0.51%) SLA
4 60 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 40 (0.33%) SDET
7 29 (0.24%) HIPAA
8 15 (0.12%) COBIT
9 10 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.073%) ISO 8583
10 9 (0.073%) ISO13485
10 9 (0.073%) ISO27002
11 6 (0.049%) DICOM
11 6 (0.049%) HL7
11 6 (0.049%) MISRA
11 6 (0.049%) SNOMED CT
12 5 (0.041%) GCP
12 5 (0.041%) WAI
13 4 (0.033%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.033%) MiFID
System Software
1 859 (7.01%) Docker
2 660 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 222 (1.81%) vSphere
4 215 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 212 (1.73%) Xen
6 184 (1.50%) KVM
7 170 (1.39%) HDFS
8 147 (1.20%) Hyper-V
9 129 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
10 126 (1.03%) Varnish
11 114 (0.93%) VirtualBox
12 113 (0.92%) XenServer
13 112 (0.91%) Apache Flume
14 102 (0.83%) Firmware
15 80 (0.65%) NFS
16 69 (0.56%) Squid
17 60 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
18 59 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 52 (0.42%) Ceph
20 50 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1990 (16.24%) Puppet
2 1504 (12.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1160 (9.46%) Ansible
4 567 (4.63%) Nagios
5 276 (2.25%) Salt
6 181 (1.48%) ZABBIX
7 177 (1.44%) Kubernetes
8 136 (1.11%) Cobbler
9 124 (1.01%) logstash
10 114 (0.93%) Nessus
11 109 (0.89%) Tivoli
12 101 (0.82%) Graphite
13 97 (0.79%) Cacti
14 88 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
14 88 (0.72%) Oozie
15 87 (0.71%) Nmap
16 86 (0.70%) Kibana
17 83 (0.68%) HAProxy
18 69 (0.56%) Mesos
19 63 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1022 (8.34%) Oracle
2 958 (7.82%) VMware
3 851 (6.94%) Red Hat
4 702 (5.73%) Microsoft
5 420 (3.43%) Cisco
6 333 (2.72%) Google
7 278 (2.27%) Tableau
8 250 (2.04%) Splunk
9 191 (1.56%) Cloudera
10 179 (1.46%) Hortonworks
11 177 (1.44%) HP
12 151 (1.23%) SAP
13 150 (1.22%) IBM
14 149 (1.22%) F5
15 121 (0.99%) Facebook
16 120 (0.98%) Juniper
17 116 (0.95%) Sybase
18 108 (0.88%) Atlassian
19 104 (0.85%) Rackspace
20 94 (0.77%) Sophos
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Prospects
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum FantasticRole
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £69000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday