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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
UK
Rank 28 36 73
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +37
Permanent jobs citing Python 5948 6069 3828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.07% 6.06% 3.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.13% 11.59% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5111 5062 3192
Median salary £55,000 £53,230 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.32% +6.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
45300 52346 52083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.88% 52.28% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38893 45146 44659
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 18 January 2017 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +7 5704 £55,000 - 950
London +1 3245 £60,000 - 537
South East +9 864 £47,500 -5.00% 141
East of England +24 437 £47,500 +5.55% 94
City of London -1 429 £67,500 +8.00% 127
Cambridgeshire +12 341 £47,500 +5.55% 76
North West +64 304 £45,000 +4.04% 44
Cambridge +12 304 £45,000 - 68
South West +10 303 £42,500 -3.40% 58
Berkshire +26 248 £50,000 -4.76% 46
Manchester +38 247 £47,500 +5.55% 41
Yorkshire +16 190 £50,000 +11.11% 43
West Midlands +65 180 £45,000 +28.57% 17
Hampshire -5 177 £42,500 -9.09% 26
Scotland -6 146 £41,500 +3.75% 22
Oxfordshire -1 140 £45,000 -10.00% 30
Surrey +20 139 £50,000 +5.26% 17
West Yorkshire +15 136 £50,000 +11.11% 33
Reading +7 133 £50,000 -4.76% 24
East Midlands +49 131 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Gloucestershire +14 129 £42,500 -15.00% 16
Leeds +23 125 £50,001 +11.11% 26
Edinburgh +27 80 £45,000 -2.70% 17
Bristol +7 80 £57,500 -4.16% 23
Oxford -3 78 £42,500 -15.00% 17
Nottinghamshire +14 69 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Buckinghamshire +14 61 £47,500 - 6
Birmingham +18 59 £45,000 +24.13% 7
Nottingham +6 57 £52,500 +50.00% 8
Hertfordshire +34 54 £57,500 +4.54% 10

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 5332 (43.15%) Linux
2 5222 (42.26%) Java
3 4314 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
4 3117 (25.22%) SQL
5 2911 (23.56%) JavaScript
6 2834 (22.93%) C++
7 2764 (22.37%) Ruby
8 2734 (22.13%) DevOps
9 2518 (20.38%) Perl
10 2456 (19.88%) Degree
11 2405 (19.46%) Finance
12 2347 (18.99%) Software Engineering
13 2298 (18.60%) Bash Shell
14 2273 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
15 2092 (16.93%) Puppet
16 2074 (16.78%) C#
17 1920 (15.54%) HTML
18 1826 (14.78%) Computer Science
19 1757 (14.22%) Unix
20 1735 (14.04%) Git (software)
21 1719 (13.91%) Windows
22 1712 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
23 1691 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
24 1631 (13.20%) Ansible
25 1617 (13.09%) Jenkins
26 1599 (12.94%) Big Data
27 1533 (12.41%) PHP
28 1513 (12.24%) MySQL
29 1492 (12.07%) C
30 1474 (11.93%) 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
1 833 (6.74%) Apache
2 822 (6.65%) Apache Spark
3 622 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
4 554 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 424 (3.43%) OpenStack
6 387 (3.13%) SAS
7 336 (2.72%) nginx
8 322 (2.61%) JBoss
9 302 (2.44%) WebSphere
10 286 (2.31%) WebLogic
11 243 (1.97%) Apache Pig
12 216 (1.75%) IIS
13 214 (1.73%) Confluence
14 194 (1.57%) Jetty
15 152 (1.23%) Apache Solr
16 133 (1.08%) CloudStack
17 109 (0.88%) CMS
18 73 (0.59%) WordPress
19 61 (0.49%) Drupal
19 61 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 279 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 179 (1.45%) SPSS
3 73 (0.59%) MS Office
4 33 (0.27%) Stata
5 31 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 24 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 21 (0.17%) GNU Octave
8 20 (0.16%) Simulink
9 12 (0.097%) FrameMaker
9 12 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.081%) MS Visio
11 8 (0.065%) EViews
12 7 (0.057%) Maya
12 7 (0.057%) NUKE
13 6 (0.049%) Autodesk Smoke
13 6 (0.049%) Baselight
13 6 (0.049%) Final Cut Pro
14 5 (0.040%) Autodesk Flame
14 5 (0.040%) Chatbot
14 5 (0.040%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 85 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 32 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 22 (0.18%) Magento
4 13 (0.11%) Sentinel
5 12 (0.097%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 8 (0.065%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.057%) Front Arena
8 6 (0.049%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.049%) FastStats
9 5 (0.040%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.032%) FLEXCUBE
10 4 (0.032%) Odoo
10 4 (0.032%) OpenCart
10 4 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.032%) osCommerce
10 4 (0.032%) Summit
10 4 (0.032%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.024%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2273 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
2 654 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 561 (4.54%) SaaS
4 280 (2.27%) GitHub
5 255 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 246 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
7 210 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
8 162 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 161 (1.30%) PaaS
10 148 (1.20%) Amazon S3
11 106 (0.86%) IaaS
12 79 (0.64%) Office 365
13 62 (0.50%) Slack
14 61 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 58 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 52 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
16 52 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
17 49 (0.40%) CloudBees
18 46 (0.37%) Heroku
19 43 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 506 (4.09%) TCP/IP
2 473 (3.83%) Firewall
3 408 (3.30%) HTTP
4 406 (3.29%) Internet
5 399 (3.23%) DNS
6 174 (1.41%) Wireless
7 148 (1.20%) Network Security
8 147 (1.19%) SSL
9 135 (1.09%) LDAP
10 131 (1.06%) VPN
11 125 (1.01%) SAN
12 121 (0.98%) WAN
13 115 (0.93%) DHCP
14 101 (0.82%) BGP
15 94 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
16 81 (0.66%) LAN
17 78 (0.63%) Broadband
18 70 (0.57%) MPLS
19 66 (0.53%) SSH
20 62 (0.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1599 (12.94%) Big Data
2 1513 (12.24%) MySQL
3 1206 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 1149 (9.30%) NoSQL
5 1088 (8.80%) MongoDB
6 835 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
7 817 (6.61%) Relational Database
8 765 (6.19%) SQL Server
9 505 (4.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 378 (3.06%) Redis
11 349 (2.82%) Apache Hive
12 305 (2.47%) RDBMS
13 257 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
14 253 (2.05%) Data Mining
15 180 (1.46%) HBase
16 143 (1.16%) Oracle Database
17 134 (1.08%) Neo4j
18 120 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
19 110 (0.89%) GIS
20 104 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1735 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 1617 (13.09%) Jenkins
3 776 (6.28%) JIRA
4 693 (5.61%) Selenium
5 467 (3.78%) Subversion
6 381 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 366 (2.96%) Maven
8 363 (2.94%) Cucumber
9 264 (2.14%) TeamCity
10 261 (2.11%) JUnit
11 221 (1.79%) Vagrant
12 165 (1.34%) Ant
12 165 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 138 (1.12%) JMeter
14 133 (1.08%) WebDriver
15 126 (1.02%) Hudson
16 124 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
17 102 (0.83%) SoapUI
18 101 (0.82%) Travis CI
19 98 (0.79%) HP UFT
General
1 2405 (19.46%) Finance
2 964 (7.80%) Banking
3 627 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 589 (4.77%) Marketing
5 559 (4.52%) Retail
6 381 (3.08%) Games
7 315 (2.55%) Front Office
8 235 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 222 (1.80%) Electronics
10 202 (1.63%) Advertising
11 160 (1.29%) Manufacturing
12 144 (1.17%) Legal
13 139 (1.12%) Publishing
14 102 (0.83%) Financial Institution
15 101 (0.82%) Back Office
16 88 (0.71%) Law
17 50 (0.40%) Automotive
17 50 (0.40%) Military
18 49 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 43 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4358 (35.27%) Developer
2 1467 (11.87%) Python Developer
3 1425 (11.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 1148 (9.29%) Software Engineer
5 1064 (8.61%) Java Developer
6 882 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 662 (5.36%) Software Developer
8 659 (5.33%) Analyst
9 626 (5.07%) Senior Developer
10 601 (4.86%) Data Scientist
11 481 (3.89%) Administrator
12 471 (3.81%) Junior
13 442 (3.58%) C++ Developer
14 429 (3.47%) Architect
15 418 (3.38%) AWS Engineer
16 402 (3.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 388 (3.14%) Test Engineer
18 383 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
19 374 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
20 350 (2.83%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1920 (15.54%) HTML
2 1474 (11.93%) CSS
3 1244 (10.07%) .NET
4 1078 (8.72%) Web Services
5 1022 (8.27%) AngularJS
6 945 (7.65%) Django
7 857 (6.94%) Node.js
8 685 (5.54%) HTML5
9 623 (5.04%) REST
10 570 (4.61%) RESTful
11 559 (4.52%) XML
12 552 (4.47%) jQuery
13 530 (4.29%) Spring
14 484 (3.92%) LAMP
15 464 (3.75%) React
16 405 (3.28%) CSS3
17 345 (2.79%) SOAP
18 344 (2.78%) Flask
19 337 (2.73%) ASP.NET
20 306 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1826 (14.78%) Computer Science
2 1006 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 964 (7.80%) Mathematics
4 785 (6.35%) Algorithms
5 489 (3.96%) Visualisation
6 475 (3.84%) Physics
7 465 (3.76%) Fintech
8 443 (3.59%) Statistics
9 351 (2.84%) User Experience
10 322 (2.61%) Mobile App
11 317 (2.57%) Hedge funds
12 249 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
13 246 (1.99%) Data Structures
14 244 (1.97%) Data Centre
15 201 (1.63%) Artificial Intelligence
16 188 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 172 (1.39%) Fixed Income
18 150 (1.21%) Derivative
19 131 (1.06%) Management Information System
20 115 (0.93%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5332 (43.15%) Linux
2 1757 (14.22%) Unix
3 1719 (13.91%) Windows
4 562 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 526 (4.26%) CentOS
6 406 (3.29%) Ubuntu
7 384 (3.11%) Android
8 306 (2.48%) Apple iOS
9 238 (1.93%) Windows Server
10 186 (1.51%) Debian
11 114 (0.92%) Solaris
12 90 (0.73%) Mac OS X
13 77 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 70 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 64 (0.52%) CoreOS
16 40 (0.32%) VxWorks
17 38 (0.31%) Fedora
18 35 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
19 32 (0.26%) AIX
19 32 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4314 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 2734 (22.13%) DevOps
3 2347 (18.99%) Software Engineering
4 1712 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1438 (11.64%) Analytics
6 1423 (11.52%) Scrum
7 1355 (10.97%) TDD
8 1180 (9.55%) Open Source
9 1161 (9.40%) Configuration Management
10 1082 (8.76%) OO
11 1057 (8.55%) Machine Learning
12 759 (6.14%) Web Development
13 708 (5.73%) SDLC
14 660 (5.34%) E-Commerce
15 646 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
16 629 (5.09%) Mentoring
17 615 (4.98%) BDD
18 555 (4.49%) OOP
19 501 (4.05%) Continuous Delivery
20 497 (4.02%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5222 (42.26%) Java
2 3117 (25.22%) SQL
3 2911 (23.56%) JavaScript
4 2834 (22.93%) C++
5 2764 (22.37%) Ruby
6 2518 (20.38%) Perl
7 2298 (18.60%) Bash Shell
8 2074 (16.78%) C#
9 1533 (12.41%) PHP
10 1492 (12.07%) C
11 1020 (8.25%) Scala
12 936 (7.57%) R
13 779 (6.30%) PowerShell
14 643 (5.20%) Go
15 588 (4.76%) Shell Script
16 391 (3.16%) MATLAB
17 290 (2.35%) Groovy
18 164 (1.33%) VBA
19 141 (1.14%) PL/SQL
20 135 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2456 (19.88%) Degree
2 559 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 509 (4.12%) PhD
4 303 (2.45%) DV Cleared
5 182 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 142 (1.15%) ISTQB
7 124 (1.00%) ISEB
8 120 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
9 116 (0.94%) CEH
10 112 (0.91%) CISSP
11 86 (0.70%) AWS Certification
12 76 (0.62%) CREST Certified
13 75 (0.61%) CCNA
14 72 (0.58%) OSCP
15 68 (0.55%) GIAC
15 68 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
16 54 (0.44%) CISA
17 53 (0.43%) CCNP
18 39 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 34 (0.28%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 751 (6.08%) QA
2 80 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 79 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 67 (0.54%) SLA
5 56 (0.45%) SDET
6 47 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 44 (0.36%) GCP
8 31 (0.25%) COBIT
9 18 (0.15%) MISRA
10 16 (0.13%) HIPAA
11 15 (0.12%) JTAG
12 13 (0.11%) IEC 61508
13 11 (0.089%) ISO 9001
14 9 (0.073%) HL7
15 8 (0.065%) MiFID
15 8 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 8 (0.065%) SSAE 16
16 7 (0.057%) GPG13
17 6 (0.049%) MISRA C
18 4 (0.032%) GDPR
System Software
1 1216 (9.84%) Docker
2 565 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 233 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 232 (1.88%) vSphere
5 201 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 201 (1.63%) Xen
6 130 (1.05%) XenServer
7 106 (0.86%) Firmware
8 105 (0.85%) Varnish
9 89 (0.72%) KVM
10 88 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
11 71 (0.57%) HDFS
12 68 (0.55%) NFS
13 64 (0.52%) Apache Flume
14 51 (0.41%) vCloud
15 49 (0.40%) VirtualBox
16 44 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 39 (0.32%) LXC
18 37 (0.30%) Snort
19 31 (0.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2092 (16.93%) Puppet
2 1691 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1631 (13.20%) Ansible
4 396 (3.20%) Nagios
5 349 (2.82%) Kubernetes
6 279 (2.26%) Terraform
7 253 (2.05%) Salt
8 154 (1.25%) Kibana
9 147 (1.19%) Mesos
10 141 (1.14%) logstash
11 128 (1.04%) Tivoli
12 123 (1.00%) Graphite
13 115 (0.93%) Cobbler
14 97 (0.78%) ZABBIX
15 92 (0.74%) Nmap
16 90 (0.73%) Nessus
17 73 (0.59%) rkt
18 59 (0.48%) HAProxy
19 56 (0.45%) SCCM
20 53 (0.43%) Packer
Vendors
1 1093 (8.85%) Oracle
2 758 (6.13%) VMware
3 733 (5.93%) Red Hat
4 668 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 447 (3.62%) Google
6 281 (2.27%) Splunk
7 275 (2.23%) Cisco
8 268 (2.17%) Tableau
9 208 (1.68%) HP
10 190 (1.54%) Atlassian
11 175 (1.42%) Sybase
12 159 (1.29%) SAP
13 156 (1.26%) IBM
14 124 (1.00%) New Relic
15 108 (0.87%) EnterpriseDB
15 108 (0.87%) SaltStack
16 96 (0.78%) Juniper
17 82 (0.66%) Apple
18 79 (0.64%) TIBCO
19 76 (0.62%) Qualys
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Flexible environment + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £75,000 to £150,000 per annum Huge bonus potential, uncapped
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000-£60,000 dependent on experie
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: Today
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428 - £41173 per annum + allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago