Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
London > Central London
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,129 1,107 2,176
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 17.07% 17.09% 16.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.53% 30.20% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,004 984 1,967
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £45,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.90% - +6.62%
75th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £107,500 £107,500
London median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +3.70%

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 3,823 3,665 7,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 57.79% 56.59% 59.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,490 3,275 7,058
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £66,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% +5.60%
75th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,500 £95,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Central London

Python
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in Central London.

Salary trend for Python in Central London

Python
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in Central London over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 2021. 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 -2 1,014 £77,500 +6.90% 355
West End of London +12 27 £105,000 +44.83% 4
City of Westminster -13 13 £82,500 +5.43% 1
Southwark -2 4 £80,000 +6.67%
Camden - 2 £95,000 - 3
Python
London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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.

1 444 (39.33%) AWS
2 377 (33.39%) DevOps
3 366 (32.42%) SQL
3 366 (32.42%) Finance
4 322 (28.52%) Docker
5 308 (27.28%) Java
6 279 (24.71%) Kubernetes
7 272 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
8 270 (23.91%) Azure
9 218 (19.31%) Terraform
10 210 (18.60%) Analytics
11 203 (17.98%) Jenkins
12 202 (17.89%) Linux
13 191 (16.92%) Degree
14 188 (16.65%) Data Science
14 188 (16.65%) Social Skills
15 176 (15.59%) GCP
16 173 (15.32%) Software Engineering
17 172 (15.23%) C#
18 167 (14.79%) Ansible
19 157 (13.91%) JavaScript
20 141 (12.49%) Infrastructure as Code
21 138 (12.22%) Git (software)
22 136 (12.05%) Go
23 128 (11.34%) Artificial Intelligence
24 127 (11.25%) Machine Learning
25 126 (11.16%) Bash Shell
25 126 (11.16%) Microservices
26 125 (11.07%) QA
27 122 (10.81%) Computer Science

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 92 (8.15%) Apache Spark
2 41 (3.63%) Confluence
3 32 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (2.66%) Apache
5 27 (2.39%) Apache Airflow
6 23 (2.04%) SAS
7 12 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.80%) nginx
9 5 (0.44%) IIS
9 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.27%) Appian
10 3 (0.27%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.27%) JBoss
10 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.18%) CMS
11 2 (0.18%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.18%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.089%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 49 (4.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.27%) SPSS
6 1 (0.089%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.53%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.27%) FastStats
2 3 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (0.27%) Unica
3 2 (0.18%) IBM Planning Analytics
3 2 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.089%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.089%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.089%) Relativity
4 1 (0.089%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.089%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 444 (39.33%) AWS
2 270 (23.91%) Azure
3 176 (15.59%) GCP
4 107 (9.48%) Serverless
5 85 (7.53%) Power Platform
6 60 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
7 52 (4.61%) SaaS
8 47 (4.16%) AWS Lambda
9 37 (3.28%) Amazon S3
9 37 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 30 (2.66%) IaaS
11 29 (2.57%) Amazon ECS
12 27 (2.39%) PaaS
13 20 (1.77%) Microsoft 365
14 15 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
15 13 (1.15%) Amazon EKS
15 13 (1.15%) GitHub
15 13 (1.15%) Snowflake
16 8 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.83%) Firewall
2 20 (1.77%) Network Security
3 18 (1.59%) VPN
4 17 (1.51%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.33%) LAN
6 14 (1.24%) HTTP
7 13 (1.15%) DNS
8 11 (0.97%) DHCP
8 11 (0.97%) WAN
9 10 (0.89%) Cisco Firepower
9 10 (0.89%) IPsec
10 9 (0.80%) SSH
10 9 (0.80%) Wireshark
11 8 (0.71%) FTP
12 7 (0.62%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (0.62%) Ethernet
12 7 (0.62%) SD-WAN
12 7 (0.62%) tcpdump
12 7 (0.62%) VLAN
13 6 (0.53%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 95 (8.41%) Big Data
2 95 (8.41%) NoSQL
3 85 (7.53%) Relational Database
4 81 (7.17%) Tableau
5 80 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
6 79 (7.00%) Power BI
7 77 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
8 62 (5.49%) Hadoop
9 61 (5.40%) MongoDB
10 42 (3.72%) Data Lake
11 38 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 37 (3.28%) MySQL
12 37 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 32 (2.83%) Amazon Redshift
15 28 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
16 25 (2.21%) Apache Hive
17 24 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
17 24 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 203 (17.98%) Jenkins
2 138 (12.22%) Git (software)
3 96 (8.50%) JIRA
4 64 (5.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 41 (3.63%) GitLab
6 40 (3.54%) CircleCI
7 36 (3.19%) Selenium
7 36 (3.19%) SonarQube
8 28 (2.48%) Bitbucket
9 27 (2.39%) Cucumber
10 23 (2.04%) Travis CI
11 20 (1.77%) TeamCity
12 15 (1.33%) Postman
12 15 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (1.24%) Robot Framework
14 12 (1.06%) Maven
14 12 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (0.97%) Gradle
16 9 (0.80%) Artifactory
16 9 (0.80%) JUnit
General
1 366 (32.42%) Finance
2 188 (16.65%) Social Skills
3 102 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (6.64%) Front Office
5 65 (5.76%) Marketing
6 57 (5.05%) Games
6 57 (5.05%) Telecoms
7 56 (4.96%) Banking
8 46 (4.07%) Advertising
9 43 (3.81%) Retail
10 40 (3.54%) Presentation Skills
11 34 (3.01%) Influencing Skills
12 31 (2.75%) Public Sector
13 24 (2.13%) Manufacturing
14 21 (1.86%) Electronics
15 19 (1.68%) Organisational Skills
16 17 (1.51%) Legal
17 16 (1.42%) Investment Banking
18 13 (1.15%) Publishing
19 12 (1.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 248 (21.97%) Developer
2 162 (14.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 152 (13.46%) Data Engineer
4 107 (9.48%) Python Developer
5 86 (7.62%) Analyst
6 84 (7.44%) AWS Engineer
7 64 (5.67%) Python Engineer
8 59 (5.23%) Senior Developer
9 57 (5.05%) Senior DevOps
9 57 (5.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 53 (4.69%) Data Scientist
11 44 (3.90%) AWS DevOps
12 43 (3.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 41 (3.63%) Security Engineer
14 38 (3.37%) Java Developer
14 38 (3.37%) Junior
15 36 (3.19%) Software Engineer
15 36 (3.19%) Technical Leader
16 35 (3.10%) Architect
16 35 (3.10%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (8.77%) .NET
2 94 (8.33%) Node.js
3 75 (6.64%) Kafka
4 73 (6.47%) React
5 50 (4.43%) REST
6 49 (4.34%) AngularJS
7 47 (4.16%) HTML
8 41 (3.63%) OAuth
8 41 (3.63%) RESTful
9 38 (3.37%) Django
10 37 (3.28%) OAuth2
11 35 (3.10%) OpenID
12 33 (2.92%) Flask
12 33 (2.92%) JSON
13 31 (2.75%) HTML5
14 29 (2.57%) CSS
15 28 (2.48%) SQLAlchemy
15 28 (2.48%) Web Services
16 26 (2.30%) NumPy
16 26 (2.30%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 49 (4.34%) Algorithms
2 35 (3.10%) Derivative
3 34 (3.01%) Data Structures
4 33 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (2.21%) Data Centre
6 23 (2.04%) Equities
7 19 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.59%) Hedge funds
9 17 (1.51%) Cloud Native
9 17 (1.51%) Fixed Income
10 16 (1.42%) Mobile Games
11 14 (1.24%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.15%) Social Media
12 13 (1.15%) User Experience
13 11 (0.97%) Credit Risk
13 11 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (0.89%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.89%) Renewable Energy
15 9 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
16 8 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 202 (17.89%) Linux
2 93 (8.24%) Windows
3 75 (6.64%) Unix
4 23 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (2.04%) Ubuntu
5 19 (1.68%) CentOS
6 6 (0.53%) CoreOS
7 4 (0.35%) Android
7 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.27%) VMS
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.18%) Solaris
9 2 (0.18%) SUSE
10 1 (0.089%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (33.39%) DevOps
2 272 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (18.60%) Analytics
4 188 (16.65%) Data Science
5 173 (15.32%) Software Engineering
6 141 (12.49%) Infrastructure as Code
7 128 (11.34%) Artificial Intelligence
8 127 (11.25%) Machine Learning
9 126 (11.16%) Microservices
10 122 (10.81%) Computer Science
11 107 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
12 105 (9.30%) Fintech
13 104 (9.21%) Test Automation
14 102 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
15 100 (8.86%) ETL
16 95 (8.41%) Data Modelling
17 92 (8.15%) Data Engineering
18 88 (7.79%) Data Pipeline
19 72 (6.38%) Data Analytics
19 72 (6.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 366 (32.42%) SQL
2 308 (27.28%) Java
3 172 (15.23%) C#
4 157 (13.91%) JavaScript
5 136 (12.05%) Go
6 126 (11.16%) Bash Shell
7 108 (9.57%) C++
8 107 (9.48%) R
9 82 (7.26%) PowerShell
10 69 (6.11%) Scala
11 51 (4.52%) TypeScript
12 49 (4.34%) Ruby
13 47 (4.16%) Perl
14 46 (4.07%) PHP
15 32 (2.83%) VBA
16 31 (2.75%) Shell Script
17 23 (2.04%) C
18 18 (1.59%) Kotlin
19 15 (1.33%) T-SQL
20 14 (1.24%) ES6
Qualifications
1 191 (16.92%) Degree
2 71 (6.29%) Master's Degree
3 45 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (3.01%) PhD
5 18 (1.59%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 13 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.97%) AWS Certification
9 10 (0.89%) CCNP
10 5 (0.44%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.35%) CCNA
11 4 (0.35%) ISEB
11 4 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.27%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (0.27%) CREST Certified
12 3 (0.27%) CWNA
12 3 (0.27%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.27%) GCFE
12 3 (0.27%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (11.07%) QA
2 42 (3.72%) GDPR
3 25 (2.21%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.44%) MiFID
4 5 (0.44%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.35%) EMIR
6 3 (0.27%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.27%) PMO
7 2 (0.18%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.18%) NIST
7 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.089%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.089%) COBIT
8 1 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.089%) GRC
8 1 (0.089%) IFRS
8 1 (0.089%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 322 (28.52%) Docker
2 22 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.51%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.62%) VMware NSX
5 5 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.27%) HDFS
7 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.18%) LXC
8 2 (0.18%) Xen
9 1 (0.089%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.089%) Firmware
9 1 (0.089%) KVM
9 1 (0.089%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.089%) vSphere
9 1 (0.089%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 279 (24.71%) Kubernetes
2 218 (19.31%) Terraform
3 167 (14.79%) Ansible
4 96 (8.50%) Puppet
5 36 (3.19%) Prometheus
6 30 (2.66%) Grafana
6 30 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.97%) Packer
8 8 (0.71%) FortiGate
9 7 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (0.62%) Nagios
10 6 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.53%) Nmap
10 6 (0.53%) Salt
11 5 (0.44%) Consul
11 5 (0.44%) Kibana
11 5 (0.44%) Kubeflow
11 5 (0.44%) OpenNMS
12 4 (0.35%) Ambari
12 4 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 84 (7.44%) Microsoft
2 81 (7.17%) Oracle
3 51 (4.52%) Google
4 27 (2.39%) SAP
5 26 (2.30%) Cisco
5 26 (2.30%) VMware
6 21 (1.86%) Databricks
7 17 (1.51%) Alteryx
8 16 (1.42%) Facebook
8 16 (1.42%) IBM
9 14 (1.24%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.15%) Palo Alto
11 12 (1.06%) Talend
12 11 (0.97%) Cloudera
12 11 (0.97%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.89%) Fortinet
13 10 (0.89%) SolarWinds
13 10 (0.89%) Splunk
14 9 (0.80%) Informatica
15 8 (0.71%) Bloomberg