Period
to 24 June 2019

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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
London > Central London
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 16 18
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 2,151 1,564 1,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.57% 10.89% 9.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.58% 18.19% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,965 1,408 1,126
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £102,500 £103,750
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 7,799 8,600 7,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 60.07% 59.91% 56.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7,027 7,694 6,417
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +5.26%
10th Percentile £41,000 £39,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £92,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 +8 1,767 £72,500 +3.57% 170
City of Westminster +21 90 £80,000 +45.45% 1
West End of London +6 48 £67,500 +3.85% 1
Southwark -1 15 £57,500 +9.52%
Kensington and Chelsea 0 4 £67,500 - 1
Camden -16 1 £77,500 +55.00%
Python
London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 805 (37.42%) Amazon AWS
2 783 (36.40%) DevOps
3 718 (33.38%) Java
4 688 (31.99%) Finance
5 620 (28.82%) SQL
6 602 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
7 586 (27.24%) Linux
8 525 (24.41%) Docker
9 393 (18.27%) JavaScript
10 390 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 365 (16.97%) Software Engineering
11 365 (16.97%) Kubernetes
12 361 (16.78%) Analytics
13 357 (16.60%) Ansible
14 346 (16.09%) Machine Learning
15 318 (14.78%) Data Science
16 310 (14.41%) Degree
17 296 (13.76%) C#
18 282 (13.11%) Bash Shell
19 271 (12.60%) Big Data
20 256 (11.90%) Google Cloud Platform
21 254 (11.81%) Terraform
22 251 (11.67%) Computer Science
23 245 (11.39%) C++
24 244 (11.34%) Ruby
24 244 (11.34%) Microservices
25 240 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
26 234 (10.88%) Artificial Intelligence
27 233 (10.83%) Puppet
28 216 (10.04%) Analytical Skills

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
1 161 (7.48%) Apache Spark
2 110 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
3 91 (4.23%) Apache
4 37 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 35 (1.63%) Confluence
6 27 (1.26%) SAS
7 25 (1.16%) nginx
8 24 (1.12%) OpenStack
9 15 (0.70%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.51%) Apache Pig
11 9 (0.42%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.33%) JBoss
12 7 (0.33%) Jupyter
13 6 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
13 6 (0.28%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.19%) Gunicorn
15 4 (0.19%) Tornado
15 4 (0.19%) Zope
Applications
1 43 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.70%) SPSS
3 7 (0.33%) Stata
4 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.093%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.046%) EViews
6 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.046%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 9 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.093%) Endur
5 2 (0.093%) ReMetrica
5 2 (0.093%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 2 (0.093%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.093%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.046%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.046%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.046%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 805 (37.42%) Amazon AWS
2 390 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 256 (11.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 172 (8.00%) Power Platform
5 73 (3.39%) Serverless
6 70 (3.25%) AWS Lambda
7 68 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 63 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
9 60 (2.79%) PaaS
10 59 (2.74%) SaaS
11 49 (2.28%) Amazon S3
11 49 (2.28%) Azure Data Factory
12 44 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 43 (2.00%) IaaS
14 38 (1.77%) GitHub
15 30 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
16 23 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 21 (0.98%) Amazon ECS
17 21 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
17 21 (0.98%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.07%) Firewall
2 32 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 28 (1.30%) VPN
4 25 (1.16%) Internet
5 22 (1.02%) DNS
5 22 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (1.02%) Network Security
6 19 (0.88%) Wireless
7 18 (0.84%) HTTP
7 18 (0.84%) WAN
8 16 (0.74%) LAN
9 14 (0.65%) WLAN
10 12 (0.56%) SSL
11 6 (0.28%) VLAN
12 5 (0.23%) BGP
12 5 (0.23%) SAN
13 4 (0.19%) OSPF
13 4 (0.19%) SNMP
13 4 (0.19%) SSH
13 4 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (12.60%) Big Data
2 204 (9.48%) SQL Server
3 187 (8.69%) MySQL
4 179 (8.32%) NoSQL
5 172 (8.00%) Power BI
6 150 (6.97%) PostgreSQL
7 127 (5.90%) Hadoop
8 124 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
9 108 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 106 (4.93%) MongoDB
11 103 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 100 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 94 (4.37%) Data Lake
14 70 (3.25%) Relational Database
15 67 (3.11%) Redis
16 53 (2.46%) Blockchain
17 51 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 51 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 48 (2.23%) Apache Hive
18 48 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 204 (9.48%) Jenkins
2 193 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 71 (3.30%) JIRA
4 50 (2.32%) TeamCity
5 45 (2.09%) Visual Studio
6 44 (2.05%) Bitbucket
6 44 (2.05%) git-flow
7 37 (1.72%) Selenium
8 34 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 31 (1.44%) RSpec
10 30 (1.39%) Maven
10 30 (1.39%) webpack
11 25 (1.16%) GitLab
12 24 (1.12%) Cucumber
13 22 (1.02%) Subversion
14 19 (0.88%) PyCharm
14 19 (0.88%) Visual Studio Code
15 18 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
16 17 (0.79%) gulp
16 17 (0.79%) Travis CI
General
1 688 (31.99%) Finance
2 177 (8.23%) Banking
3 114 (5.30%) Retail
4 70 (3.25%) Front Office
5 68 (3.16%) Marketing
6 52 (2.42%) Advertising
6 52 (2.42%) Law
7 40 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.12%) Games
10 14 (0.65%) Back Office
11 13 (0.60%) Legal
12 11 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.46%) Publishing
14 8 (0.37%) Billing
15 6 (0.28%) Electronics
16 4 (0.19%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.14%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.093%) German Language
18 2 (0.093%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 748 (34.77%) Developer
2 428 (19.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 315 (14.64%) Python Developer
4 301 (13.99%) Python Engineer
5 220 (10.23%) AWS Engineer
6 204 (9.48%) AWS DevOps
7 181 (8.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 137 (6.37%) Software Engineer
9 135 (6.28%) Analyst
10 128 (5.95%) Data Engineer
11 121 (5.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 120 (5.58%) Linux Engineer
12 120 (5.58%) Senior Developer
13 114 (5.30%) Java Developer
14 110 (5.11%) Cloud Engineer
15 105 (4.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 98 (4.56%) Data Scientist
17 97 (4.51%) Senior DevOps
18 92 (4.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 66 (3.07%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (8.97%) Node.js
2 187 (8.69%) React
3 185 (8.60%) Django
4 169 (7.86%) .NET
5 143 (6.65%) Web Services
6 138 (6.42%) HTML
7 125 (5.81%) AngularJS
8 101 (4.70%) Kafka
8 101 (4.70%) REST
9 100 (4.65%) CSS
10 94 (4.37%) RESTful
11 92 (4.28%) Flask
12 85 (3.95%) Elastic Stack
13 56 (2.60%) Pandas
14 54 (2.51%) Spring
15 52 (2.42%) NumPy
16 51 (2.37%) scikit-learn
17 48 (2.23%) MDX
17 48 (2.23%) Natural Language Processing
18 47 (2.19%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 216 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (6.65%) Algorithms
3 130 (6.04%) Greenfield Project
4 87 (4.04%) User Experience
5 83 (3.86%) Data Structures
6 80 (3.72%) Public Cloud
7 72 (3.35%) Hedge funds
8 69 (3.21%) Data Centre
9 52 (2.42%) Mobile App
10 44 (2.05%) Fixed Income
11 39 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 36 (1.67%) Cloud Native
13 34 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
14 31 (1.44%) Equities
15 30 (1.39%) Reinsurance
16 29 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
17 27 (1.26%) Spread Betting
18 26 (1.21%) Market Risk
19 22 (1.02%) Robotics
20 20 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 586 (27.24%) Linux
2 136 (6.32%) Unix
3 130 (6.04%) Windows
4 48 (2.23%) Ubuntu
5 45 (2.09%) CentOS
6 31 (1.44%) Windows Server
7 24 (1.12%) Android
8 18 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.37%) Debian
10 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.14%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.093%) Fedora
13 2 (0.093%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.046%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.046%) Gentoo
14 1 (0.046%) SmartOS
14 1 (0.046%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 783 (36.40%) DevOps
2 602 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
3 365 (16.97%) Software Engineering
4 361 (16.78%) Analytics
5 346 (16.09%) Machine Learning
6 318 (14.78%) Data Science
7 251 (11.67%) Computer Science
8 244 (11.34%) Microservices
9 240 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
10 234 (10.88%) Artificial Intelligence
11 207 (9.62%) Fintech
12 195 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
13 180 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
14 167 (7.76%) TDD
15 166 (7.72%) Mathematics
16 157 (7.30%) Configuration Management
17 149 (6.93%) Data Analytics
18 142 (6.60%) ETL
19 134 (6.23%) Scrum
19 134 (6.23%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 718 (33.38%) Java
2 620 (28.82%) SQL
3 393 (18.27%) JavaScript
4 296 (13.76%) C#
5 282 (13.11%) Bash Shell
6 245 (11.39%) C++
7 244 (11.34%) Ruby
8 202 (9.39%) R
9 174 (8.09%) Scala
10 167 (7.76%) Go
11 145 (6.74%) PowerShell
12 127 (5.90%) PHP
13 116 (5.39%) Perl
14 57 (2.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 56 (2.60%) VBA
16 53 (2.46%) C
17 49 (2.28%) Shell Script
18 44 (2.05%) ES6
19 40 (1.86%) T-SQL
20 38 (1.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 310 (14.41%) Degree
2 100 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (2.28%) PhD
4 33 (1.53%) Master's Degree
5 29 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
6 27 (1.26%) CISSP
7 23 (1.07%) AWS Certification
7 23 (1.07%) Security Cleared
8 11 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
9 9 (0.42%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.37%) CEH
10 8 (0.37%) SANS
11 7 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.33%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.28%) GREM
12 6 (0.28%) ISEB
13 4 (0.19%) CCIE
13 4 (0.19%) CCNP
13 4 (0.19%) CISM
13 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (5.95%) QA
2 21 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.33%) SLA
4 5 (0.23%) GDPR
4 5 (0.23%) MiFID
4 5 (0.23%) NCSC
5 2 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.046%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.046%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 525 (24.41%) Docker
2 31 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
3 23 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.56%) HDFS
7 11 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.46%) Apache Flume
8 10 (0.46%) XenApp
9 9 (0.42%) KVM
9 9 (0.42%) vSphere
10 7 (0.33%) etcd
11 6 (0.28%) Varnish
12 5 (0.23%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.14%) iptables
13 3 (0.14%) LXC
13 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.14%) Xen
14 2 (0.093%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 365 (16.97%) Kubernetes
2 357 (16.60%) Ansible
3 254 (11.81%) Terraform
4 233 (10.83%) Puppet
5 166 (7.72%) Opscode Chef
6 63 (2.93%) Packer
7 58 (2.70%) Prometheus
8 45 (2.09%) Salt
9 40 (1.86%) Consul
10 33 (1.53%) Grafana
11 30 (1.39%) Icinga
12 22 (1.02%) Kibana
13 12 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
14 10 (0.46%) Oozie
15 9 (0.42%) Nagios
16 7 (0.33%) Dollar Universe
16 7 (0.33%) Mesos
16 7 (0.33%) ZABBIX
17 5 (0.23%) Graphite
17 5 (0.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 181 (8.41%) Microsoft
2 152 (7.07%) Google
3 109 (5.07%) Oracle
4 99 (4.60%) Tableau
5 57 (2.65%) Databricks
6 48 (2.23%) Red Hat
7 30 (1.39%) Sybase
8 29 (1.35%) VMware
9 24 (1.12%) Splunk
10 16 (0.74%) Cloudera
11 14 (0.65%) Atlassian
11 14 (0.65%) New Relic
12 11 (0.51%) Alteryx
13 10 (0.46%) Citrix
13 10 (0.46%) Hortonworks
13 10 (0.46%) IBM
14 9 (0.42%) Bloomberg
15 8 (0.37%) Cisco
15 8 (0.37%) Rackspace
15 8 (0.37%) Reuters