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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 30 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +12
Permanent jobs citing Python 6270 5371 4718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.39% 4.89% 4.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.09% 9.53% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5339 4407 3839
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 £78,450 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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
51871 56384 61000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.89% 51.33% 51.79%
Number of salaries quoted 44889 48032 51844
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +23 5884 £55,000 +4.76% 907
London +10 3421 £60,000 - 532
South East +31 1070 £50,000 +11.11% 131
City of London +9 577 £60,000 -4.00% 139
South West +16 389 £46,750 +3.88% 54
East of England +8 323 £45,000 - 75
Berkshire +29 303 £50,500 +12.22% 29
Oxfordshire +15 268 £54,000 +26.31% 30
Yorkshire +23 254 £40,000 - 37
Scotland +13 226 £47,500 +20.25% 19
Cambridgeshire +1 210 £45,000 - 68
Surrey +31 194 £50,000 +5.26% 29
Cambridge -3 183 £45,000 - 61
West Yorkshire +33 182 £42,500 -5.55% 28
Reading +16 160 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Leeds +43 157 £42,500 -10.52% 25
East Midlands +49 155 £42,500 +6.25% 14
North West +22 154 £40,000 +6.66% 46
Glasgow +21 147 £40,000 -23.80% 11
Gloucestershire +10 146 £47,500 +5.55% 24
Hampshire -18 141 £47,500 +5.55% 17
Oxford +10 137 £55,000 +22.22% 11
West Midlands +11 125 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Manchester +12 104 £42,500 +13.33% 33
Bristol -9 99 £53,750 -17.30% 14
Leicestershire +27 72 £42,500 +41.66% 2
East Sussex +18 65 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Hertfordshire +30 61 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Somerset +24 60 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Brighton +13 60 £52,500 +16.66% 8

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5592 (44.36%) Linux
2 5051 (40.07%) Java
3 4032 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
4 3420 (27.13%) SQL
5 3088 (24.49%) C++
6 2961 (23.49%) Ruby
7 2900 (23.00%) JavaScript
8 2869 (22.76%) Perl
9 2709 (21.49%) Degree
10 2457 (19.49%) DevOps
11 2418 (19.18%) Finance
12 2338 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
13 2271 (18.01%) Software Engineering
14 2232 (17.70%) Bash Shell
15 2132 (16.91%) Puppet
16 2102 (16.67%) Computer Science
17 1902 (15.09%) Windows
18 1895 (15.03%) C#
19 1877 (14.89%) Unix
20 1853 (14.70%) Git (software)
21 1820 (14.44%) PHP
22 1776 (14.09%) HTML
23 1758 (13.94%) Big Data
24 1685 (13.37%) MySQL
25 1612 (12.79%) Opscode Chef
26 1602 (12.71%) TDD
27 1556 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
28 1538 (12.20%) Jenkins
29 1506 (11.95%) Analytics
30 1476 (11.71%) 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 1024 (8.12%) Apache
2 864 (6.85%) Apache Spark
3 674 (5.35%) Tomcat
4 487 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
5 418 (3.32%) nginx
6 391 (3.10%) SAS
7 390 (3.09%) OpenStack
8 328 (2.60%) JBoss
9 302 (2.40%) Apache Pig
10 245 (1.94%) WebLogic
11 177 (1.40%) IIS
12 160 (1.27%) WebSphere
13 156 (1.24%) Confluence
14 141 (1.12%) Apache Solr
14 141 (1.12%) CMS
15 126 (1.00%) Jetty
16 110 (0.87%) CloudStack
17 51 (0.40%) Drupal
18 47 (0.37%) GlassFish
19 45 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 356 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 171 (1.36%) SPSS
3 79 (0.63%) MS Office
4 73 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 54 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 48 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 21 (0.17%) Gliffy
7 21 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
8 20 (0.16%) InDesign
9 17 (0.13%) MS Visio
9 17 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 16 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
10 16 (0.13%) Mathematica
11 15 (0.12%) Stata
12 14 (0.11%) Maya
13 13 (0.10%) MODO
14 9 (0.071%) GNU Octave
15 8 (0.063%) FrameMaker
15 8 (0.063%) Gephi
15 8 (0.063%) Weka
Business Applications
1 84 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (0.17%) Odoo
3 20 (0.16%) FastStats
4 17 (0.13%) RMDS
5 11 (0.087%) Magento
5 11 (0.087%) ReMetrica
6 10 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.071%) Sentinel
8 8 (0.063%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.048%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 5 (0.040%) Summit
11 4 (0.032%) Apache OFBiz
11 4 (0.032%) Finacle
11 4 (0.032%) Misys Opics
11 4 (0.032%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.032%) Temenos T24
11 4 (0.032%) WebTrends
12 3 (0.024%) Adobe Campaign
12 3 (0.024%) Eikon
12 3 (0.024%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2338 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
2 482 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 407 (3.23%) SaaS
4 354 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
5 310 (2.46%) GitHub
6 267 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
7 242 (1.92%) PaaS
8 201 (1.59%) Amazon S3
9 192 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 179 (1.42%) IaaS
11 141 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 78 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 74 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
14 72 (0.57%) Google App Engine
14 72 (0.57%) Route 53
15 70 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 60 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 60 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 55 (0.44%) OpenShift
17 55 (0.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 613 (4.86%) Firewall
2 527 (4.18%) TCP/IP
3 525 (4.16%) DNS
4 486 (3.86%) Internet
5 456 (3.62%) HTTP
6 207 (1.64%) VPN
7 190 (1.51%) SSL
8 179 (1.42%) WAN
9 178 (1.41%) LAN
10 156 (1.24%) Network Security
11 151 (1.20%) LDAP
12 133 (1.05%) DHCP
13 118 (0.94%) BGP
14 117 (0.93%) SAN
15 103 (0.82%) Wireless
16 99 (0.79%) VoIP
17 91 (0.72%) SMTP
18 90 (0.71%) OSPF
19 80 (0.63%) MPLS
20 79 (0.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1758 (13.94%) Big Data
2 1685 (13.37%) MySQL
3 1302 (10.33%) Hadoop
4 1221 (9.69%) NoSQL
5 1115 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
6 1018 (8.07%) MongoDB
7 906 (7.19%) SQL Server
8 693 (5.50%) Relational Database
9 506 (4.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 496 (3.93%) Apache Hive
11 432 (3.43%) Data Mining
12 375 (2.97%) Redis
13 265 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
14 251 (1.99%) RDBMS
15 200 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
16 185 (1.47%) HBase
17 176 (1.40%) Neo4j
18 143 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
19 140 (1.11%) Impala
20 130 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1853 (14.70%) Git (software)
2 1538 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 575 (4.56%) JIRA
4 530 (4.20%) Selenium
5 527 (4.18%) Subversion
6 394 (3.13%) Maven
7 335 (2.66%) Cucumber
8 260 (2.06%) JUnit
9 256 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 247 (1.96%) Vagrant
11 234 (1.86%) TeamCity
12 177 (1.40%) Hudson
13 161 (1.28%) Ant
14 125 (0.99%) WebDriver
15 120 (0.95%) Grunt
16 97 (0.77%) RSpec
17 94 (0.75%) Jasmine
17 94 (0.75%) JMeter
18 92 (0.73%) SoapUI
19 88 (0.70%) Gradle
General
1 2418 (19.18%) Finance
2 640 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 626 (4.97%) Banking
4 539 (4.28%) Marketing
5 520 (4.12%) Games
6 476 (3.78%) Front Office
7 365 (2.90%) Retail
8 240 (1.90%) Law
9 230 (1.82%) Advertising
10 179 (1.42%) Publishing
11 163 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 163 (1.29%) Manufacturing
12 162 (1.29%) Electronics
13 151 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 112 (0.89%) Back Office
15 82 (0.65%) Automotive
16 76 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
17 52 (0.41%) Legal
18 50 (0.40%) Aerospace
19 22 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4675 (37.08%) Developer
2 1732 (13.74%) Python Developer
3 1258 (9.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 987 (7.83%) Software Engineer
5 896 (7.11%) Java Developer
6 875 (6.94%) Linux Engineer
7 854 (6.77%) Senior Developer
8 753 (5.97%) Analyst
9 657 (5.21%) Administrator
10 641 (5.08%) Data Scientist
11 577 (4.58%) Software Developer
12 531 (4.21%) C++ Developer
13 479 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
14 476 (3.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 452 (3.59%) Linux Administrator
16 447 (3.55%) Junior
17 422 (3.35%) AWS Engineer
17 422 (3.35%) JavaScript Developer
18 400 (3.17%) Graduate
19 387 (3.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1776 (14.09%) HTML
2 1476 (11.71%) CSS
3 1111 (8.81%) Web Services
4 1054 (8.36%) Django
5 1029 (8.16%) AngularJS
6 1017 (8.07%) .NET
7 875 (6.94%) Node.js
8 707 (5.61%) jQuery
9 702 (5.57%) HTML5
10 695 (5.51%) LAMP
11 635 (5.04%) RESTful
12 573 (4.55%) XML
13 509 (4.04%) REST
14 498 (3.95%) JSON
15 479 (3.80%) Spring
16 455 (3.61%) CSS3
17 354 (2.81%) RabbitMQ
18 316 (2.51%) React
19 285 (2.26%) Flask
20 268 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2102 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1335 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1076 (8.53%) Mathematics
4 788 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 683 (5.42%) Visualisation
6 551 (4.37%) Statistics
7 506 (4.01%) Physics
8 505 (4.01%) Hedge funds
9 439 (3.48%) User Experience
10 398 (3.16%) Fintech
11 368 (2.92%) Mobile App
12 294 (2.33%) Data Centre
13 282 (2.24%) Derivative
14 239 (1.90%) Management Information System
15 227 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 222 (1.76%) Data Structures
17 218 (1.73%) Artificial Intelligence
18 217 (1.72%) Fixed Income
19 187 (1.48%) Digital Media
19 187 (1.48%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5592 (44.36%) Linux
2 1902 (15.09%) Windows
3 1877 (14.89%) Unix
4 625 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 551 (4.37%) CentOS
6 384 (3.05%) Ubuntu
7 369 (2.93%) Android
8 357 (2.83%) Windows Server
9 295 (2.34%) Apple iOS
10 195 (1.55%) Debian
11 187 (1.48%) Solaris
12 137 (1.09%) Mac OS X
13 91 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 84 (0.67%) AIX
15 63 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 57 (0.45%) FreeBSD
17 55 (0.44%) SUSE
18 43 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
18 43 (0.34%) VxWorks
18 43 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4032 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
2 2457 (19.49%) DevOps
3 2271 (18.01%) Software Engineering
4 1602 (12.71%) TDD
5 1556 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
6 1506 (11.95%) Analytics
7 1382 (10.96%) Open Source
8 1321 (10.48%) Scrum
9 1108 (8.79%) OO
10 1099 (8.72%) Configuration Management
11 1092 (8.66%) Machine Learning
12 651 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
13 604 (4.79%) Web Development
14 597 (4.74%) Unit Testing
15 567 (4.50%) Test Automation
16 562 (4.46%) Mentoring
17 560 (4.44%) Data Analytics
18 557 (4.42%) BDD
19 543 (4.31%) E-Commerce
20 525 (4.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5051 (40.07%) Java
2 3420 (27.13%) SQL
3 3088 (24.49%) C++
4 2961 (23.49%) Ruby
5 2900 (23.00%) JavaScript
6 2869 (22.76%) Perl
7 2232 (17.70%) Bash Shell
8 1895 (15.03%) C#
9 1820 (14.44%) PHP
10 1309 (10.38%) C
11 1018 (8.07%) Scala
12 985 (7.81%) R
13 690 (5.47%) PowerShell
14 672 (5.33%) Shell Script
15 440 (3.49%) MATLAB
16 365 (2.90%) Go
17 200 (1.59%) Clojure
18 188 (1.49%) Groovy
19 162 (1.29%) VBA
20 152 (1.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2709 (21.49%) Degree
2 565 (4.48%) PhD
3 548 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 217 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 204 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
5 204 (1.62%) DV Cleared
6 151 (1.20%) CISSP
7 130 (1.03%) CCNP
8 115 (0.91%) CCNA
9 114 (0.90%) CEH
10 113 (0.90%) ISEB
11 91 (0.72%) ISTQB
12 90 (0.71%) CREST Certified
13 85 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 76 (0.60%) GIAC
15 74 (0.59%) SANS
16 70 (0.56%) RHCE
17 64 (0.51%) OSCP
18 54 (0.43%) MCSE
19 38 (0.30%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 806 (6.39%) QA
2 90 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 67 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 55 (0.44%) SLA
5 53 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 33 (0.26%) HIPAA
7 29 (0.23%) SDET
8 23 (0.18%) COBIT
9 16 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.095%) GCP
11 9 (0.071%) ISO 8583
11 9 (0.071%) ISO13485
12 8 (0.063%) ISO27002
13 6 (0.048%) DICOM
13 6 (0.048%) HL7
13 6 (0.048%) SNOMED CT
14 5 (0.040%) JTAG
14 5 (0.040%) WAI
15 4 (0.032%) MiFID
16 3 (0.024%) MISRA
System Software
1 980 (7.77%) Docker
2 718 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 256 (2.03%) vSphere
4 228 (1.81%) Active Directory
5 198 (1.57%) Xen
6 182 (1.44%) Hyper-V
7 176 (1.40%) KVM
8 160 (1.27%) HDFS
9 134 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
10 127 (1.01%) Varnish
11 123 (0.98%) Apache Flume
12 114 (0.90%) VirtualBox
13 113 (0.90%) Firmware
14 112 (0.89%) XenServer
15 74 (0.59%) NFS
16 68 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 66 (0.52%) Squid
18 56 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
19 48 (0.38%) Ceph
19 48 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2132 (16.91%) Puppet
2 1612 (12.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1301 (10.32%) Ansible
4 521 (4.13%) Nagios
5 293 (2.32%) Salt
6 213 (1.69%) Kubernetes
7 176 (1.40%) ZABBIX
8 138 (1.09%) Cobbler
9 125 (0.99%) Nessus
10 123 (0.98%) logstash
11 118 (0.94%) Tivoli
12 98 (0.78%) Oozie
13 95 (0.75%) Nmap
14 93 (0.74%) Kibana
15 91 (0.72%) Graphite
16 89 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
17 88 (0.70%) Cacti
18 85 (0.67%) HAProxy
19 76 (0.60%) Terraform
20 60 (0.48%) Packer
Vendors
1 1093 (8.67%) Oracle
2 1020 (8.09%) VMware
3 866 (6.87%) Red Hat
4 738 (5.85%) Microsoft
5 410 (3.25%) Cisco
6 352 (2.79%) Google
7 300 (2.38%) Tableau
8 237 (1.88%) Splunk
9 199 (1.58%) Cloudera
10 191 (1.52%) HP
11 175 (1.39%) IBM
12 170 (1.35%) Hortonworks
13 153 (1.21%) Sybase
14 151 (1.20%) SAP
15 143 (1.13%) F5
16 120 (0.95%) Atlassian
17 112 (0.89%) Sophos
18 111 (0.88%) Rackspace
19 104 (0.82%) Juniper
20 99 (0.79%) Facebook
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent company benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Diss, Norfolk
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits + shares
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Tech
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Package + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Penrith, Cumbria
Eddison Knight
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Additional +bonus 5% +other bonuses.
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £55000 - £85000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 14 hours ago