Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 19 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +33
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,480 1,138 1,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.17% 8.84% 8.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.63% 15.31% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,328 1,024 1,345
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £39,000 £37,575 £38,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £97,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 8,394 7,432 9,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 57.67% 57.72% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7,458 6,867 8,564
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 1,110 £70,000 +9.38% 260
Southwark -3 135 £55,000 +4.76%
West End of London +2 42 £60,000 +4.35% 48
Camden -6 8 £52,500 -8.70%
City of Westminster -4 7 £60,000 +48.15% 1
Lambeth - 1 £45,000 -
Python
London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Python.

1 561 (37.91%) Java
2 503 (33.99%) Linux
3 438 (29.59%) Finance
4 427 (28.85%) SQL
5 403 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
6 393 (26.55%) Amazon AWS
7 300 (20.27%) DevOps
8 287 (19.39%) JavaScript
9 279 (18.85%) Degree
9 279 (18.85%) Machine Learning
10 267 (18.04%) C++
11 234 (15.81%) Docker
12 228 (15.41%) Ruby
13 220 (14.86%) Computer Science
14 215 (14.53%) Big Data
15 210 (14.19%) Analytics
16 201 (13.58%) C#
17 199 (13.45%) Perl
17 199 (13.45%) Software Engineering
18 195 (13.18%) Ansible
18 195 (13.18%) Fintech
19 176 (11.89%) Bash Shell
20 174 (11.76%) MySQL
21 170 (11.49%) Scala
22 164 (11.08%) Apache Spark
23 162 (10.95%) R
24 155 (10.47%) Banking
25 151 (10.20%) Puppet
26 149 (10.07%) Algorithms
27 148 (10.00%) Windows

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
1 164 (11.08%) Apache Spark
2 66 (4.46%) Apache
3 57 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (2.64%) nginx
4 39 (2.64%) SAS
5 27 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 20 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.22%) Apache Solr
8 17 (1.15%) Confluence
9 14 (0.95%) Apache Pig
9 14 (0.95%) Ethereum
10 11 (0.74%) Jetty
11 10 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.54%) Hyperledger
12 8 (0.54%) SharePoint
13 7 (0.47%) CMS
14 6 (0.41%) JBoss
14 6 (0.41%) Luigi
15 5 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
15 5 (0.34%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 31 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.22%) SPSS
3 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) HipChat
7 1 (0.068%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.068%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.068%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.068%) InDesign
7 1 (0.068%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.47%) RMDS
2 4 (0.27%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.20%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.20%) Magento
3 3 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.068%) Odoo
5 1 (0.068%) Ripple
5 1 (0.068%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 393 (26.55%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (3.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 39 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 37 (2.50%) Amazon S3
6 36 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (1.82%) GitHub
8 27 (1.82%) SaaS
9 22 (1.49%) Azure Machine Learning
10 21 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
10 21 (1.42%) Serverless
11 20 (1.35%) IaaS
12 15 (1.01%) PaaS
13 14 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
15 9 (0.61%) Google Analytics
16 8 (0.54%) Datadog
16 8 (0.54%) OpenShift
17 7 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.57%) Firewall
2 36 (2.43%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.76%) Internet
4 18 (1.22%) Network Security
5 13 (0.88%) BGP
5 13 (0.88%) OSPF
6 12 (0.81%) DVB
6 12 (0.81%) Multicast
6 12 (0.81%) VPN
7 10 (0.68%) DNS
8 9 (0.61%) WAN
9 8 (0.54%) VLAN
10 7 (0.47%) HTTP
10 7 (0.47%) SMTP
10 7 (0.47%) SSL
11 6 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.41%) IPsec
12 5 (0.34%) DHCP
12 5 (0.34%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (14.53%) Big Data
2 174 (11.76%) MySQL
3 133 (8.99%) SQL Server
4 132 (8.92%) Hadoop
5 98 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
6 97 (6.55%) MongoDB
7 81 (5.47%) Amazon Redshift
8 77 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
9 75 (5.07%) NoSQL
10 59 (3.99%) Data Mining
11 58 (3.92%) Relational Database
12 47 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 39 (2.64%) Power BI
14 35 (2.36%) Apache Hive
15 31 (2.09%) Blockchain
15 31 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 30 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
17 22 (1.49%) Redis
18 21 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 19 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 146 (9.86%) Jenkins
2 113 (7.64%) Git (software)
3 58 (3.92%) JIRA
4 43 (2.91%) Selenium
5 40 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 40 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 27 (1.82%) Maven
6 27 (1.82%) Subversion
7 25 (1.69%) JUnit
8 16 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 15 (1.01%) CMake
9 15 (1.01%) Gradle
9 15 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (0.95%) Bitbucket
11 13 (0.88%) GitLab
11 13 (0.88%) Mockito
12 12 (0.81%) Gatling
12 12 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (0.74%) GoCD
13 11 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 438 (29.59%) Finance
2 155 (10.47%) Banking
3 113 (7.64%) Front Office
4 62 (4.19%) Marketing
5 61 (4.12%) Advertising
6 54 (3.65%) Investment Banking
7 46 (3.11%) Games
8 37 (2.50%) Retail
9 34 (2.30%) Financial Institution
10 30 (2.03%) Telecoms
11 18 (1.22%) Law
12 12 (0.81%) Publishing
13 10 (0.68%) Legal
14 9 (0.61%) Back Office
14 9 (0.61%) Electronics
15 8 (0.54%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.47%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.34%) Music Industry
17 5 (0.34%) Online Betting
18 4 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 545 (36.82%) Developer
2 237 (16.01%) Python Developer
3 152 (10.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 121 (8.18%) Senior Developer
5 109 (7.36%) Data Scientist
6 92 (6.22%) Java Developer
7 90 (6.08%) Analyst
8 67 (4.53%) Data Engineer
9 65 (4.39%) Software Engineer
10 58 (3.92%) C++ Developer
11 53 (3.58%) Senior Python Developer
12 51 (3.45%) Graduate
13 47 (3.18%) Support Engineer
14 45 (3.04%) Software Developer
15 41 (2.77%) AWS Engineer
16 39 (2.64%) Junior
17 38 (2.57%) C# Developer
18 35 (2.36%) Applications Support
19 33 (2.23%) Linux Engineer
20 31 (2.09%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (8.11%) HTML
2 117 (7.91%) .NET
3 102 (6.89%) React
4 101 (6.82%) Django
5 98 (6.62%) Node.js
6 94 (6.35%) AngularJS
7 83 (5.61%) Kafka
8 82 (5.54%) Web Services
9 75 (5.07%) CSS
10 56 (3.78%) RESTful
11 51 (3.45%) Natural Language Processing
12 47 (3.18%) HTML5
13 42 (2.84%) ASP.NET
14 41 (2.77%) NumPy
14 41 (2.77%) RabbitMQ
15 40 (2.70%) Flask
16 39 (2.64%) FIX Protocol
17 37 (2.50%) REST
18 36 (2.43%) scikit-learn
19 35 (2.36%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 220 (14.86%) Computer Science
2 195 (13.18%) Fintech
3 149 (10.07%) Algorithms
4 111 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 94 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
6 69 (4.66%) Equities
7 49 (3.31%) Hedge funds
8 46 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 42 (2.84%) Data Structures
10 37 (2.50%) Fixed Income
10 37 (2.50%) User Experience
11 29 (1.96%) Derivative
12 22 (1.49%) Data Centre
13 18 (1.22%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.15%) BBC
15 16 (1.08%) Public Cloud
15 16 (1.08%) STB
16 14 (0.95%) Mobile App
17 13 (0.88%) Bitcoin
18 12 (0.81%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 503 (33.99%) Linux
2 148 (10.00%) Windows
3 115 (7.77%) Unix
4 41 (2.77%) CentOS
5 38 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.01%) Windows Server
8 13 (0.88%) Android
8 13 (0.88%) Debian
9 10 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.34%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.34%) Fedora
11 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.27%) Solaris
13 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (20.27%) DevOps
3 279 (18.85%) Machine Learning
4 210 (14.19%) Analytics
5 199 (13.45%) Software Engineering
6 145 (9.80%) Mathematics
7 124 (8.38%) TDD
8 121 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
9 113 (7.64%) Configuration Management
10 112 (7.57%) Open Source
11 107 (7.23%) Microservices
11 107 (7.23%) OO
12 97 (6.55%) ETL
13 96 (6.49%) Scrum
14 93 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
15 92 (6.22%) Test Automation
16 88 (5.95%) Statistics
17 82 (5.54%) Multithreading
17 82 (5.54%) SDLC
18 78 (5.27%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 561 (37.91%) Java
2 427 (28.85%) SQL
3 287 (19.39%) JavaScript
4 267 (18.04%) C++
5 228 (15.41%) Ruby
6 201 (13.58%) C#
7 199 (13.45%) Perl
8 176 (11.89%) Bash Shell
9 170 (11.49%) Scala
10 162 (10.95%) R
11 113 (7.64%) PHP
12 82 (5.54%) C
13 77 (5.20%) Go
14 71 (4.80%) Shell Script
15 57 (3.85%) PowerShell
16 35 (2.36%) MATLAB
17 34 (2.30%) VBA
18 28 (1.89%) T-SQL
19 17 (1.15%) Groovy
20 15 (1.01%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 279 (18.85%) Degree
2 92 (6.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 84 (5.68%) PhD
4 26 (1.76%) Numerate Degree
5 19 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.08%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.68%) ISEB
8 8 (0.54%) CCNP
8 8 (0.54%) CREST Certified
9 6 (0.41%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.34%) GPEN
10 5 (0.34%) GXPN
10 5 (0.34%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.27%) HND
11 4 (0.27%) OSCE
11 4 (0.27%) OSCP
11 4 (0.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.46%) QA
2 13 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.47%) GCP
3 7 (0.47%) SLA
4 5 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.27%) OIPF
6 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.20%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.14%) GDPR
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.068%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.068%) EMIR
8 1 (0.068%) FATCA
8 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.068%) MiFID
System Software
1 234 (15.81%) Docker
2 20 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 15 (1.01%) HDFS
5 11 (0.74%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.47%) KVM
7 7 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.27%) Xen
9 3 (0.20%) Ceph
9 3 (0.20%) iptables
9 3 (0.20%) LXC
9 3 (0.20%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.20%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.20%) XenApp
9 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.14%) GPFS
10 2 (0.14%) NFS
10 2 (0.14%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 2 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 195 (13.18%) Ansible
2 151 (10.20%) Puppet
3 107 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
4 104 (7.03%) Kubernetes
5 66 (4.46%) Terraform
6 26 (1.76%) Nagios
7 23 (1.55%) Mesos
8 21 (1.42%) logstash
9 20 (1.35%) Salt
10 19 (1.28%) Kibana
11 15 (1.01%) Packer
12 12 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
13 10 (0.68%) Grafana
14 9 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (0.47%) HAProxy
16 6 (0.41%) Graphite
16 6 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
16 6 (0.41%) Nessus
16 6 (0.41%) SCCM
17 5 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 109 (7.36%) Microsoft
2 91 (6.15%) Google
3 73 (4.93%) Tableau
4 67 (4.53%) Oracle
5 44 (2.97%) Red Hat
6 33 (2.23%) VMware
7 31 (2.09%) Cisco
8 26 (1.76%) Sybase
9 22 (1.49%) Alteryx
10 17 (1.15%) BT
10 17 (1.15%) Splunk
11 16 (1.08%) Arqiva
12 14 (0.95%) SAP
13 13 (0.88%) Apple
13 13 (0.88%) Atlassian
13 13 (0.88%) Twitter
14 10 (0.68%) Capita
15 9 (0.61%) CA
15 9 (0.61%) Rackspace
15 9 (0.61%) Reuters