Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 19 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,593 1,251 1,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 11.03% 9.91% 9.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.42% 17.41% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,434 1,141 1,421
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £103,750 £92,500
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +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 8,648 7,185 9,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 59.87% 56.91% 55.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7,783 6,526 8,675
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £39,000 £37,313 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £85,000
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +4 1,268 £70,000 +7.69% 327
West End of London -12 60 £65,000 +8.88% 68
Southwark +9 30 £52,500 -12.50%
Camden +22 19 £50,000 -31.03%
City of Westminster -6 17 £52,500 -38.24% 1
Kensington and Chelsea 0 1 - -
Python
London

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 539 (33.84%) Java
2 514 (32.27%) Linux
3 486 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
4 461 (28.94%) Finance
5 447 (28.06%) DevOps
6 425 (26.68%) SQL
7 379 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
8 316 (19.84%) Docker
9 307 (19.27%) JavaScript
10 301 (18.90%) Machine Learning
11 264 (16.57%) Ruby
12 262 (16.45%) Degree
13 260 (16.32%) C++
14 259 (16.26%) Data Science
15 253 (15.88%) Big Data
16 246 (15.44%) Ansible
17 235 (14.75%) Bash Shell
18 230 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
18 230 (14.44%) C#
19 229 (14.38%) Computer Science
20 217 (13.62%) Analytics
21 207 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
22 204 (12.81%) Puppet
23 197 (12.37%) Kubernetes
24 190 (11.93%) Configuration Management
25 186 (11.68%) Software Engineering
25 186 (11.68%) Apache Spark
26 185 (11.61%) Perl
27 177 (11.11%) Microservices
28 174 (10.92%) R

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
1 186 (11.68%) Apache Spark
2 71 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
3 61 (3.83%) Apache
4 29 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 22 (1.38%) SAS
5 22 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.00%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.82%) Confluence
7 13 (0.82%) nginx
8 12 (0.75%) Ethereum
8 12 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.63%) Apache Pig
10 9 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (0.56%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.44%) Jupyter
12 6 (0.38%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.38%) CMS
12 6 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.38%) WordPress
13 5 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.50%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.50%) SPSS
3 6 (0.38%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) InVision
6 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.063%) HipChat
6 1 (0.063%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (1.26%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) MetaTrader
4 3 (0.19%) RMDS
5 1 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.063%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 486 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
2 230 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (7.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 83 (5.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 63 (3.95%) Serverless
6 52 (3.26%) SaaS
7 50 (3.14%) AWS Lambda
8 43 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
10 31 (1.95%) GitHub
10 31 (1.95%) IaaS
11 30 (1.88%) PaaS
12 26 (1.63%) Amazon S3
13 19 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
14 18 (1.13%) OpenShift
15 14 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
15 14 (0.88%) Datadog
16 12 (0.75%) Google Analytics
16 12 (0.75%) Heroku
17 11 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (5.08%) DNS
2 69 (4.33%) Firewall
3 57 (3.58%) TCP/IP
4 47 (2.95%) VPN
5 39 (2.45%) WAN
6 27 (1.69%) Internet
6 27 (1.69%) Network Security
7 26 (1.63%) BGP
7 26 (1.63%) NetScaler
8 25 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (1.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (1.51%) Cisco IOS
9 24 (1.51%) DHCP
9 24 (1.51%) MPLS
10 23 (1.44%) Cisco ISE
10 23 (1.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 23 (1.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 23 (1.44%) NX-OS
10 23 (1.44%) VPLS
10 23 (1.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (15.88%) Big Data
2 147 (9.23%) Hadoop
3 132 (8.29%) MySQL
4 122 (7.66%) NoSQL
5 110 (6.91%) SQL Server
6 109 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
7 93 (5.84%) MongoDB
8 88 (5.52%) Relational Database
9 59 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 52 (3.26%) Power BI
11 49 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
12 47 (2.95%) Apache Hive
13 46 (2.89%) Blockchain
13 46 (2.89%) Data Lake
14 40 (2.51%) Redis
15 32 (2.01%) Amazon Redshift
16 29 (1.82%) Data Mining
17 28 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 27 (1.69%) RDBMS
19 26 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 161 (10.11%) Jenkins
2 120 (7.53%) Git (software)
3 44 (2.76%) Maven
4 41 (2.57%) JIRA
5 34 (2.13%) Subversion
6 32 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
7 31 (1.95%) TeamCity
8 30 (1.88%) Selenium
9 27 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 23 (1.44%) Bitbucket
11 15 (0.94%) CircleCI
12 14 (0.88%) Cucumber
12 14 (0.88%) Grunt
12 14 (0.88%) gulp
13 13 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (0.75%) Artifactory
15 11 (0.69%) Ant
15 11 (0.69%) GitLab
15 11 (0.69%) Vagrant
16 10 (0.63%) webpack
General
1 461 (28.94%) Finance
2 153 (9.60%) Banking
3 94 (5.90%) Front Office
4 62 (3.89%) Marketing
5 58 (3.64%) Retail
6 33 (2.07%) Investment Banking
7 32 (2.01%) Advertising
8 28 (1.76%) Law
9 25 (1.57%) Games
10 18 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.07%) Telecoms
12 16 (1.00%) Legal
13 6 (0.38%) French Language
14 5 (0.31%) Electronics
15 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.19%) Billing
16 3 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
16 3 (0.19%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 545 (34.21%) Developer
2 214 (13.43%) Python Developer
3 168 (10.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 141 (8.85%) Senior Developer
5 137 (8.60%) Data Scientist
6 94 (5.90%) Analyst
7 93 (5.84%) Data Engineer
8 71 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
9 68 (4.27%) Python Engineer
10 64 (4.02%) C++ Developer
11 63 (3.95%) Java Developer
12 61 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
13 59 (3.70%) Senior Python Developer
14 56 (3.52%) AWS Engineer
15 45 (2.82%) Junior
16 44 (2.76%) Senior DevOps
17 43 (2.70%) Software Developer
18 39 (2.45%) Administrator
18 39 (2.45%) Consultant
19 38 (2.39%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (9.98%) HTML
2 142 (8.91%) .NET
3 124 (7.78%) CSS
3 124 (7.78%) Django
4 107 (6.72%) Node.js
5 106 (6.65%) Web Services
6 104 (6.53%) Kafka
7 100 (6.28%) REST
8 87 (5.46%) AngularJS
9 83 (5.21%) React
10 77 (4.83%) Natural Language Processing
11 62 (3.89%) XML
12 58 (3.64%) JSON
13 56 (3.52%) RESTful
14 54 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
15 50 (3.14%) Spring
16 48 (3.01%) Flask
17 47 (2.95%) Pandas
18 37 (2.32%) HTML5
19 36 (2.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 229 (14.38%) Computer Science
2 167 (10.48%) Fintech
3 148 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
4 141 (8.85%) Algorithms
5 122 (7.66%) Greenfield Project
6 53 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
7 51 (3.20%) Data Centre
8 48 (3.01%) Derivative
9 47 (2.95%) Hedge funds
10 44 (2.76%) User Experience
11 42 (2.64%) Data Structures
12 39 (2.45%) Equities
13 38 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 35 (2.20%) Fixed Income
15 31 (1.95%) Public Cloud
16 24 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
17 22 (1.38%) Mobile App
17 22 (1.38%) Social Media
18 18 (1.13%) Blog
19 17 (1.07%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 514 (32.27%) Linux
2 167 (10.48%) Unix
3 132 (8.29%) Windows
4 45 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (1.69%) CentOS
6 26 (1.63%) Ubuntu
7 24 (1.51%) Solaris
7 24 (1.51%) Windows Server
8 23 (1.44%) Mac OS X
9 19 (1.19%) AIX
9 19 (1.19%) HPUX
10 12 (0.75%) Android
11 10 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.63%) Debian
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.063%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.063%) VMS
14 1 (0.063%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (28.06%) DevOps
2 379 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
3 301 (18.90%) Machine Learning
4 259 (16.26%) Data Science
5 217 (13.62%) Analytics
6 207 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
7 190 (11.93%) Configuration Management
8 186 (11.68%) Software Engineering
9 177 (11.11%) Microservices
10 174 (10.92%) Mathematics
11 141 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
12 116 (7.28%) TDD
13 115 (7.22%) Artificial Intelligence
13 115 (7.22%) Open Source
14 104 (6.53%) Scrum
15 103 (6.47%) Test Automation
16 100 (6.28%) Statistics
17 95 (5.96%) E-Commerce
18 92 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
18 92 (5.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 539 (33.84%) Java
2 425 (26.68%) SQL
3 307 (19.27%) JavaScript
4 264 (16.57%) Ruby
5 260 (16.32%) C++
6 235 (14.75%) Bash Shell
7 230 (14.44%) C#
8 185 (11.61%) Perl
9 174 (10.92%) R
10 166 (10.42%) Scala
11 109 (6.84%) PHP
12 94 (5.90%) PowerShell
13 93 (5.84%) Go
14 81 (5.08%) C
15 75 (4.71%) Shell Script
16 25 (1.57%) T-SQL
17 22 (1.38%) MATLAB
18 21 (1.32%) VBA
19 18 (1.13%) Java 8
20 15 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 262 (16.45%) Degree
2 89 (5.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 76 (4.77%) PhD
4 32 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (1.95%) CCNP
6 28 (1.76%) Numerate Degree
7 25 (1.57%) CCIE
8 21 (1.32%) Master's Degree
9 20 (1.26%) AWS Certification
10 10 (0.63%) RHCE
11 9 (0.56%) CISSP
12 7 (0.44%) CISM
13 6 (0.38%) Security Cleared
14 5 (0.31%) CCSP
14 5 (0.31%) CREST Certified
14 5 (0.31%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.25%) CEH
15 4 (0.25%) CISA
15 4 (0.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (6.15%) QA
2 61 (3.83%) GCP
3 12 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.50%) MiFID
4 8 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.50%) SLA
5 6 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.31%) EMIR
7 4 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.25%) GDPR
8 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.063%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 316 (19.84%) Docker
2 56 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.51%) Active Directory
4 23 (1.44%) XenApp
4 23 (1.44%) XenDesktop
5 14 (0.88%) HDFS
5 14 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.75%) LXC
7 10 (0.63%) Apache Flume
8 9 (0.56%) KVM
9 8 (0.50%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.44%) Xen
11 5 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.31%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.25%) vSphere
13 3 (0.19%) Firmware
13 3 (0.19%) NFS
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.19%) Squid
13 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 246 (15.44%) Ansible
2 204 (12.81%) Puppet
3 197 (12.37%) Kubernetes
4 172 (10.80%) Opscode Chef
5 130 (8.16%) Terraform
6 42 (2.64%) Salt
7 38 (2.39%) Nagios
8 27 (1.69%) Prometheus
9 26 (1.63%) Mesos
9 26 (1.63%) ZABBIX
10 19 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (0.69%) Grafana
12 10 (0.63%) Consul
13 9 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
14 8 (0.50%) Packer
15 7 (0.44%) Oozie
16 5 (0.31%) Capistrano
16 5 (0.31%) Graphite
16 5 (0.31%) Kibana
16 5 (0.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 136 (8.54%) Google
2 94 (5.90%) Microsoft
3 73 (4.58%) Oracle
4 68 (4.27%) VMware
5 60 (3.77%) Tableau
6 57 (3.58%) Splunk
7 53 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 52 (3.26%) Cisco
9 41 (2.57%) CheckPoint
10 31 (1.95%) Citrix
10 31 (1.95%) F5
11 27 (1.69%) Juniper
12 25 (1.57%) Adobe
13 24 (1.51%) IBM
13 24 (1.51%) Infoblox
14 23 (1.44%) Blue Coat
14 23 (1.44%) Imperva
14 23 (1.44%) Sybase
14 23 (1.44%) Zscaler
15 21 (1.32%) New Relic