Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
London > Central London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 17 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,667 1,223 1,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 11.81% 10.02% 9.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.45% 17.79% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,538 1,106 1,264
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,650
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £90,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 8,571 6,873 8,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 60.71% 56.31% 57.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7,826 6,274 7,831
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £86,250
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Central London

Python
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Python in Central London

Python
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Central London over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Central London

Python
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Central London region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 1,317 £70,000 +7.69% 328
West End of London -10 57 £65,000 +8.33% 71
City of Westminster -2 24 £72,500 -14.71%
Southwark +1 15 £64,000 +70.67%
Camden +18 11 £50,000 -31.03% 1
Kensington and Chelsea +8 11 £80,000 +77.78%
Python
London

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Python.

1 566 (33.95%) Linux
2 534 (32.03%) Java
3 524 (31.43%) DevOps
4 482 (28.91%) Amazon AWS
5 473 (28.37%) Finance
6 461 (27.65%) SQL
7 434 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
8 364 (21.84%) Docker
9 335 (20.10%) JavaScript
10 308 (18.48%) Ansible
11 295 (17.70%) Bash Shell
12 283 (16.98%) Machine Learning
13 265 (15.90%) C#
14 250 (15.00%) Ruby
15 246 (14.76%) C++
16 241 (14.46%) Puppet
17 234 (14.04%) Data Science
18 231 (13.86%) Computer Science
19 230 (13.80%) Degree
20 226 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
21 224 (13.44%) Kubernetes
22 216 (12.96%) Analytics
22 216 (12.96%) Software Engineering
23 208 (12.48%) Jenkins
24 206 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
25 199 (11.94%) Big Data
26 196 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
27 195 (11.70%) Unix
27 195 (11.70%) Scala
28 181 (10.86%) .NET

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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
1 158 (9.48%) Apache Spark
2 83 (4.98%) Apache
3 70 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
4 55 (3.30%) OpenStack
5 36 (2.16%) SAS
6 34 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.62%) nginx
8 19 (1.14%) WebSphere
9 18 (1.08%) Confluence
10 17 (1.02%) IIS
11 15 (0.90%) SharePoint
11 15 (0.90%) WordPress
12 14 (0.84%) CMS
13 13 (0.78%) Apache Pig
14 11 (0.66%) Ethereum
14 11 (0.66%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
16 7 (0.42%) Zope
17 6 (0.36%) Jupyter
Applications
1 17 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.66%) Chatbot
4 7 (0.42%) SPSS
5 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.24%) Maya
6 4 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.12%) Houdini
7 2 (0.12%) NUKE
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.060%) HipChat
8 1 (0.060%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.060%) Stata
Business Applications
1 22 (1.32%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.24%) SunGard GMI
4 3 (0.18%) RiskWrite
5 2 (0.12%) Odoo
5 2 (0.12%) ScheduALL
6 1 (0.060%) Magento
6 1 (0.060%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.060%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.060%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.060%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 482 (28.91%) Amazon AWS
2 226 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 134 (8.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 53 (3.18%) Serverless
5 47 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
5 47 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 44 (2.64%) SaaS
7 43 (2.58%) Amazon S3
8 41 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
9 38 (2.28%) GitHub
10 33 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
11 29 (1.74%) OpenShift
12 28 (1.68%) Amazon EMR
13 26 (1.56%) PaaS
14 20 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 16 (0.96%) IaaS
16 14 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
17 12 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.96%) Firewall
2 43 (2.58%) DNS
3 42 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.80%) VPN
5 25 (1.50%) WAN
6 22 (1.32%) BGP
6 22 (1.32%) HTTP
7 17 (1.02%) Internet
7 17 (1.02%) SAN
8 16 (0.96%) DHCP
8 16 (0.96%) Network Security
8 16 (0.96%) SSL
9 13 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (0.78%) LAN
10 10 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (0.60%) NetScaler
10 10 (0.60%) VPLS
11 9 (0.54%) MPLS
11 9 (0.54%) VLAN
12 8 (0.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (11.94%) Big Data
2 158 (9.48%) MySQL
3 141 (8.46%) NoSQL
4 136 (8.16%) Hadoop
5 134 (8.04%) SQL Server
6 101 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
7 97 (5.82%) Relational Database
8 81 (4.86%) MongoDB
9 54 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
10 47 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 47 (2.82%) Apache Hive
10 47 (2.82%) Redis
11 46 (2.76%) Blockchain
12 44 (2.64%) Power BI
13 41 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 36 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
15 33 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
16 29 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 28 (1.68%) Data Lake
17 28 (1.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 208 (12.48%) Jenkins
2 127 (7.62%) Git (software)
3 73 (4.38%) Maven
4 61 (3.66%) JIRA
5 45 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 40 (2.40%) Subversion
7 30 (1.80%) Selenium
8 27 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
9 25 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
11 19 (1.14%) Ant
12 18 (1.08%) Gradle
12 18 (1.08%) Visual Studio
13 17 (1.02%) CircleCI
13 17 (1.02%) Cucumber
14 16 (0.96%) Bitbucket
15 13 (0.78%) webpack
16 12 (0.72%) Hudson
16 12 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
17 10 (0.60%) Artifactory
General
1 473 (28.37%) Finance
2 170 (10.20%) Banking
3 91 (5.46%) Front Office
4 63 (3.78%) Advertising
5 60 (3.60%) Marketing
6 43 (2.58%) Investment Banking
7 42 (2.52%) Law
7 42 (2.52%) Retail
8 39 (2.34%) Games
9 15 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 14 (0.84%) Back Office
11 10 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.42%) French Language
12 7 (0.42%) Legal
12 7 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.36%) Electronics
13 6 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.36%) Publishing
13 6 (0.36%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 591 (35.45%) Developer
2 252 (15.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 242 (14.52%) Python Developer
4 179 (10.74%) Senior Developer
5 137 (8.22%) Data Scientist
6 95 (5.70%) Python Engineer
7 92 (5.52%) Analyst
8 90 (5.40%) Data Engineer
9 85 (5.10%) Java Developer
10 73 (4.38%) Software Engineer
11 70 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
12 67 (4.02%) Senior Python Developer
13 63 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
14 59 (3.54%) Senior DevOps
15 55 (3.30%) C# Developer
15 55 (3.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 54 (3.24%) AWS Engineer
17 50 (3.00%) Cloud Engineer
18 49 (2.94%) Software Developer
19 48 (2.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (10.86%) .NET
2 149 (8.94%) HTML
3 139 (8.34%) Django
4 113 (6.78%) Node.js
5 112 (6.72%) CSS
6 100 (6.00%) React
7 96 (5.76%) Kafka
8 90 (5.40%) AngularJS
9 88 (5.28%) Web Services
10 83 (4.98%) REST
11 78 (4.68%) Spring
12 63 (3.78%) Natural Language Processing
12 63 (3.78%) RabbitMQ
13 62 (3.72%) Pandas
14 59 (3.54%) XML
15 57 (3.42%) Flask
16 55 (3.30%) JSON
17 47 (2.82%) TensorFlow
18 45 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
18 45 (2.70%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 231 (13.86%) Computer Science
2 172 (10.32%) Fintech
3 145 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 143 (8.58%) Algorithms
5 120 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
6 67 (4.02%) Data Centre
7 64 (3.84%) Derivative
8 63 (3.78%) Hedge funds
9 54 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
10 49 (2.94%) Data Structures
11 37 (2.22%) User Experience
12 35 (2.10%) Equities
13 32 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
13 32 (1.92%) Public Cloud
14 30 (1.80%) Fixed Income
15 28 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
15 28 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 26 (1.56%) Management Information System
16 26 (1.56%) Mobile App
17 24 (1.44%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 566 (33.95%) Linux
2 195 (11.70%) Unix
3 152 (9.12%) Windows
4 64 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (1.74%) Solaris
6 28 (1.68%) CentOS
7 27 (1.62%) Ubuntu
7 27 (1.62%) Windows Server
8 23 (1.38%) Mac OS X
9 19 (1.14%) AIX
9 19 (1.14%) HPUX
10 12 (0.72%) Debian
11 9 (0.54%) Android
12 8 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.42%) CoreOS
14 6 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
14 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.30%) Robot Operating System
16 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (31.43%) DevOps
2 434 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
3 283 (16.98%) Machine Learning
4 234 (14.04%) Data Science
5 216 (12.96%) Analytics
5 216 (12.96%) Software Engineering
6 206 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
7 175 (10.50%) Configuration Management
8 170 (10.20%) Microservices
9 165 (9.90%) Mathematics
10 143 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
11 132 (7.92%) TDD
12 123 (7.38%) Open Source
13 119 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
14 109 (6.54%) Scrum
15 105 (6.30%) Test Automation
16 101 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
17 87 (5.22%) Statistics
18 86 (5.16%) OO
19 83 (4.98%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 534 (32.03%) Java
2 461 (27.65%) SQL
3 335 (20.10%) JavaScript
4 295 (17.70%) Bash Shell
5 265 (15.90%) C#
6 250 (15.00%) Ruby
7 246 (14.76%) C++
8 195 (11.70%) Scala
9 167 (10.02%) R
10 161 (9.66%) Perl
11 113 (6.78%) PowerShell
12 103 (6.18%) Go
13 101 (6.06%) PHP
14 79 (4.74%) Shell Script
15 71 (4.26%) C
16 41 (2.46%) T-SQL
17 27 (1.62%) Java 8
18 25 (1.50%) VBA
19 22 (1.32%) MATLAB
20 21 (1.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 230 (13.80%) Degree
2 94 (5.64%) PhD
3 87 (5.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (1.14%) AWS Certification
4 19 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (1.08%) Master's Degree
6 17 (1.02%) CCNP
7 16 (0.96%) RHCE
8 13 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
9 11 (0.66%) Security Cleared
10 9 (0.54%) CCIE
11 8 (0.48%) CISSP
11 8 (0.48%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.48%) MCSA
11 8 (0.48%) MCSE
12 7 (0.42%) MPhil
13 6 (0.36%) RHCSA
13 6 (0.36%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.92%) QA
2 16 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.66%) SLA
4 7 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.42%) MiFID
5 6 (0.36%) GDPR
6 4 (0.24%) EMIR
6 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.060%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.060%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 364 (21.84%) Docker
2 70 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.10%) Active Directory
4 24 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (0.84%) vSphere
6 13 (0.78%) HDFS
7 12 (0.72%) KVM
8 11 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.54%) LXC
10 8 (0.48%) iptables
11 7 (0.42%) Apache Flume
11 7 (0.42%) Varnish
11 7 (0.42%) VirtualBox
11 7 (0.42%) Xen
11 7 (0.42%) XenApp
11 7 (0.42%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.30%) XenServer
14 4 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 308 (18.48%) Ansible
2 241 (14.46%) Puppet
3 224 (13.44%) Kubernetes
4 196 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
5 115 (6.90%) Terraform
6 54 (3.24%) Salt
7 37 (2.22%) Nagios
8 30 (1.80%) Prometheus
9 25 (1.50%) Grafana
10 24 (1.44%) ZABBIX
11 23 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
12 15 (0.90%) Mesos
13 13 (0.78%) vRealize
14 12 (0.72%) HAProxy
14 12 (0.72%) vCenter Server
15 11 (0.66%) Kibana
15 11 (0.66%) Packer
16 10 (0.60%) Consul
16 10 (0.60%) Oozie
17 9 (0.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 138 (8.28%) Google
2 109 (6.54%) Oracle
3 87 (5.22%) Microsoft
4 86 (5.16%) VMware
5 77 (4.62%) Red Hat
6 70 (4.20%) Tableau
7 54 (3.24%) Splunk
8 40 (2.40%) Cisco
9 30 (1.80%) IBM
10 28 (1.68%) Sybase
11 21 (1.26%) F5
11 21 (1.26%) Juniper
12 19 (1.14%) SAP
13 18 (1.08%) Palo Alto
14 17 (1.02%) CheckPoint
14 17 (1.02%) Citrix
15 15 (0.90%) New Relic
16 14 (0.84%) Atlassian
16 14 (0.84%) Sun
17 13 (0.78%) Solace