Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
London > Central London
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 18 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,569 1,176 1,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.31% 9.40% 9.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.46% 16.42% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,395 1,075 1,392
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £92,500
London median annual salary £66,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.60% +4.17% +4.35%

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 8,986 7,161 9,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 59.06% 57.26% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7,909 6,557 8,463
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,750 £36,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £86,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +3 1,165 £67,500 +3.85% 293
Southwark +1 141 £55,000 -8.33%
West End of London +8 47 £60,000 +50.00% 67
Camden +8 19 £50,000 -28.57% 3
City of Westminster -8 14 £50,000 -41.18% 3
Kensington and Chelsea +9 1 - -
Python
London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 520 (33.14%) Java
2 517 (32.95%) Linux
3 478 (30.47%) Finance
4 460 (29.32%) Amazon AWS
5 438 (27.92%) SQL
6 352 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
7 344 (21.92%) DevOps
8 309 (19.69%) JavaScript
9 301 (19.18%) Machine Learning
10 282 (17.97%) Degree
11 272 (17.34%) Big Data
12 261 (16.63%) Docker
13 260 (16.57%) C++
14 253 (16.12%) Data Science
15 247 (15.74%) Ruby
16 220 (14.02%) Computer Science
17 218 (13.89%) C#
18 215 (13.70%) Analytics
19 207 (13.19%) Bash Shell
20 204 (13.00%) Ansible
21 202 (12.87%) Perl
22 192 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
23 190 (12.11%) Software Engineering
24 182 (11.60%) Apache Spark
25 180 (11.47%) Fintech
26 179 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
27 177 (11.28%) Jenkins
27 177 (11.28%) Mathematics
28 173 (11.03%) R
29 164 (10.45%) Puppet

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
1 182 (11.60%) Apache Spark
2 80 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
3 71 (4.53%) Apache
4 38 (2.42%) nginx
5 34 (2.17%) SAS
6 14 (0.89%) Confluence
6 14 (0.89%) OpenStack
7 13 (0.83%) Apache Solr
8 12 (0.76%) Ethereum
9 9 (0.57%) Apache Pig
10 7 (0.45%) Luigi
10 7 (0.45%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (0.38%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.32%) CMS
12 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.15%) SPSS
3 10 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.13%) InVision
6 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.064%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) RMDS
2 5 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.19%) MetaTrader
3 3 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.13%) Magento
4 2 (0.13%) Shopify
4 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.064%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.064%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 460 (29.32%) Amazon AWS
2 192 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (4.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 67 (4.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 54 (3.44%) SaaS
6 50 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
7 41 (2.61%) Serverless
8 40 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
9 37 (2.36%) IaaS
10 33 (2.10%) Amazon S3
10 33 (2.10%) GitHub
11 32 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
12 24 (1.53%) PaaS
13 15 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
14 13 (0.83%) Google Analytics
15 12 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
16 11 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
16 11 (0.70%) Datadog
17 10 (0.64%) Heroku
18 9 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.33%) Firewall
2 63 (4.02%) TCP/IP
3 56 (3.57%) DNS
4 39 (2.49%) VPN
5 38 (2.42%) WAN
6 35 (2.23%) Internet
7 30 (1.91%) BGP
7 30 (1.91%) Network Security
8 28 (1.78%) OSPF
9 23 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
10 21 (1.34%) NetScaler
10 21 (1.34%) NX-OS
11 20 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (1.21%) MPLS
13 18 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 18 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 18 (1.15%) HTTP
13 18 (1.15%) VPLS
13 18 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (17.34%) Big Data
2 155 (9.88%) MySQL
3 139 (8.86%) Hadoop
4 134 (8.54%) SQL Server
5 116 (7.39%) MongoDB
6 108 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
7 93 (5.93%) NoSQL
8 65 (4.14%) Relational Database
9 56 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
10 53 (3.38%) Amazon Redshift
10 53 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 50 (3.19%) Power BI
12 45 (2.87%) Apache Hive
13 42 (2.68%) Data Mining
14 39 (2.49%) Data Lake
15 33 (2.10%) Blockchain
16 29 (1.85%) Redis
17 28 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 25 (1.59%) HBase
19 21 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 177 (11.28%) Jenkins
2 137 (8.73%) Git (software)
3 45 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 41 (2.61%) JIRA
5 38 (2.42%) TeamCity
6 32 (2.04%) Maven
7 31 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
8 30 (1.91%) Selenium
8 30 (1.91%) Subversion
9 27 (1.72%) Bitbucket
10 18 (1.15%) JUnit
11 16 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (0.96%) gulp
12 15 (0.96%) WebDriver
13 14 (0.89%) Ant
14 13 (0.83%) Artifactory
14 13 (0.83%) Cucumber
14 13 (0.83%) GitLab
14 13 (0.83%) Grunt
15 12 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 478 (30.47%) Finance
2 154 (9.82%) Banking
3 97 (6.18%) Front Office
4 67 (4.27%) Retail
5 61 (3.89%) Marketing
6 53 (3.38%) Advertising
7 38 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 36 (2.29%) Financial Institution
9 34 (2.17%) Investment Banking
10 31 (1.98%) Games
10 31 (1.98%) Law
11 21 (1.34%) Legal
12 10 (0.64%) Electronics
13 6 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.32%) Music Industry
14 5 (0.32%) Publishing
15 4 (0.25%) Billing
15 4 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
16 3 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 563 (35.88%) Developer
2 223 (14.21%) Python Developer
3 142 (9.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 108 (6.88%) Analyst
5 103 (6.56%) Data Scientist
6 102 (6.50%) Senior Developer
7 83 (5.29%) Data Engineer
8 71 (4.53%) Java Developer
9 68 (4.33%) Python Engineer
10 67 (4.27%) C++ Developer
11 65 (4.14%) Cloud Engineer
12 59 (3.76%) AWS Engineer
13 58 (3.70%) Software Developer
14 48 (3.06%) Software Engineer
15 44 (2.80%) Junior
16 42 (2.68%) Full Stack Developer
17 39 (2.49%) AWS DevOps
18 38 (2.42%) Administrator
18 38 (2.42%) Architect
19 37 (2.36%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (8.99%) HTML
2 134 (8.54%) .NET
3 114 (7.27%) Django
4 102 (6.50%) CSS
4 102 (6.50%) React
5 96 (6.12%) AngularJS
6 93 (5.93%) Node.js
7 90 (5.74%) Kafka
7 90 (5.74%) Web Services
8 67 (4.27%) RESTful
9 65 (4.14%) Natural Language Processing
9 65 (4.14%) REST
10 48 (3.06%) HTML5
11 45 (2.87%) Flask
11 45 (2.87%) NumPy
11 45 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
12 43 (2.74%) Pandas
13 42 (2.68%) jQuery
14 37 (2.36%) JSON
15 36 (2.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 220 (14.02%) Computer Science
2 180 (11.47%) Fintech
3 159 (10.13%) Algorithms
4 125 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
5 113 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
6 58 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 57 (3.63%) Equities
8 50 (3.19%) Hedge funds
9 46 (2.93%) Data Structures
10 38 (2.42%) Fixed Income
11 36 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
12 35 (2.23%) User Experience
13 34 (2.17%) Data Centre
14 30 (1.91%) Derivative
15 20 (1.27%) Public Cloud
16 17 (1.08%) Bitcoin
16 17 (1.08%) Spread Betting
17 15 (0.96%) Client/Server
18 14 (0.89%) Mobile App
19 13 (0.83%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 517 (32.95%) Linux
2 128 (8.16%) Windows
3 119 (7.58%) Unix
4 46 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (1.98%) CentOS
6 26 (1.66%) Ubuntu
7 16 (1.02%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.70%) Android
10 9 (0.57%) Debian
11 8 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.51%) Solaris
12 7 (0.45%) AIX
12 7 (0.45%) HPUX
13 6 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.25%) Fedora
15 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.064%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.064%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (21.92%) DevOps
3 301 (19.18%) Machine Learning
4 253 (16.12%) Data Science
5 215 (13.70%) Analytics
6 190 (12.11%) Software Engineering
7 179 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
8 177 (11.28%) Mathematics
9 153 (9.75%) Configuration Management
10 140 (8.92%) Microservices
11 129 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
12 126 (8.03%) TDD
13 122 (7.78%) Artificial Intelligence
14 115 (7.33%) OO
15 109 (6.95%) E-Commerce
16 103 (6.56%) Open Source
17 93 (5.93%) Statistics
18 91 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
19 84 (5.35%) ETL
20 83 (5.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 520 (33.14%) Java
2 438 (27.92%) SQL
3 309 (19.69%) JavaScript
4 260 (16.57%) C++
5 247 (15.74%) Ruby
6 218 (13.89%) C#
7 207 (13.19%) Bash Shell
8 202 (12.87%) Perl
9 173 (11.03%) R
10 153 (9.75%) Scala
11 132 (8.41%) PHP
12 86 (5.48%) C
13 78 (4.97%) PowerShell
14 73 (4.65%) Go
15 66 (4.21%) Shell Script
16 34 (2.17%) MATLAB
17 30 (1.91%) VBA
18 27 (1.72%) Java 8
18 27 (1.72%) T-SQL
19 18 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 282 (17.97%) Degree
2 106 (6.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (4.40%) PhD
4 35 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (2.04%) CCNP
6 31 (1.98%) Numerate Degree
7 22 (1.40%) CCIE
8 14 (0.89%) AWS Certification
9 13 (0.83%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.76%) Security Cleared
11 7 (0.45%) CISSP
11 7 (0.45%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.38%) CCSP
12 6 (0.38%) CREST Certified
13 5 (0.32%) CISM
13 5 (0.32%) RHCE
14 4 (0.25%) CISA
14 4 (0.25%) HND
14 4 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.42%) QA
2 33 (2.10%) GCP
3 17 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.38%) EMIR
5 6 (0.38%) MiFID
6 5 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.25%) GDPR
7 4 (0.25%) SLA
7 4 (0.25%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.19%) OIPF
9 1 (0.064%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.064%) FATCA
9 1 (0.064%) IFRS
9 1 (0.064%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 261 (16.63%) Docker
2 42 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.15%) HDFS
3 18 (1.15%) XenApp
3 18 (1.15%) XenDesktop
4 16 (1.02%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.70%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.57%) KVM
7 8 (0.51%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.38%) LXC
8 6 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.32%) Xen
10 3 (0.19%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.13%) Ceph
11 2 (0.13%) GPFS
11 2 (0.13%) iptables
11 2 (0.13%) NFS
11 2 (0.13%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 2 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 204 (13.00%) Ansible
2 164 (10.45%) Puppet
3 140 (8.92%) Kubernetes
4 127 (8.09%) Opscode Chef
5 111 (7.07%) Terraform
6 31 (1.98%) Mesos
6 31 (1.98%) Nagios
7 20 (1.27%) Salt
8 15 (0.96%) ZABBIX
9 14 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
10 13 (0.83%) Prometheus
11 12 (0.76%) logstash
12 11 (0.70%) Grafana
13 10 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (0.64%) Kibana
14 9 (0.57%) Consul
15 8 (0.51%) Graphite
15 8 (0.51%) Packer
16 7 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 4 (0.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 118 (7.52%) Microsoft
2 111 (7.07%) Google
3 67 (4.27%) Tableau
4 57 (3.63%) Cisco
4 57 (3.63%) Oracle
5 53 (3.38%) VMware
6 48 (3.06%) Red Hat
7 37 (2.36%) CheckPoint
8 35 (2.23%) Sybase
9 30 (1.91%) Splunk
10 24 (1.53%) Citrix
10 24 (1.53%) F5
11 22 (1.40%) Adobe
12 20 (1.27%) Juniper
13 19 (1.21%) Apple
13 19 (1.21%) Infoblox
14 18 (1.15%) Blue Coat
14 18 (1.15%) Imperva
14 18 (1.15%) Zscaler
15 17 (1.08%) Twitter