Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 10 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,849 1,796 1,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.03% 13.72% 10.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.18% 22.39% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,649 1,638 1,419
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £113,750 £102,500 £103,750
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +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 6,561 8,020 8,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 56.86% 61.27% 58.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5,785 7,281 7,734
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 1,436 £75,000 +7.14% 439
City of Westminster +4 43 £75,000 -6.25% 2
West End of London +4 42 £75,000 +66.67% 3
Southwark -2 18 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Kensington and Chelsea +2 8 £57,500 -28.13% 1
Camden +5 6 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Lambeth - 4 £40,000 -
Python
London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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.

1 650 (35.15%) Finance
2 617 (33.37%) AWS
3 576 (31.15%) SQL
4 534 (28.88%) Java
5 516 (27.91%) Linux
6 493 (26.66%) DevOps
7 436 (23.58%) Docker
8 430 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
9 329 (17.79%) Kubernetes
10 327 (17.69%) Software Engineering
11 320 (17.31%) Degree
12 307 (16.60%) Ansible
13 294 (15.90%) JavaScript
13 294 (15.90%) C#
14 288 (15.58%) Fintech
15 282 (15.25%) Computer Science
16 276 (14.93%) Data Science
17 265 (14.33%) C++
18 259 (14.01%) Azure
19 252 (13.63%) Analytics
19 252 (13.63%) Terraform
20 244 (13.20%) Machine Learning
21 219 (11.84%) Bash Shell
22 205 (11.09%) Git (software)
23 202 (10.92%) GCP
24 199 (10.76%) Jenkins
25 196 (10.60%) Big Data
26 179 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
27 178 (9.63%) PostgreSQL
28 159 (8.60%) Artificial Intelligence

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
1 152 (8.22%) Apache Spark
2 64 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
3 47 (2.54%) Apache
4 32 (1.73%) IIS
5 26 (1.41%) Apache Airflow
6 25 (1.35%) SAS
7 23 (1.24%) Confluence
8 17 (0.92%) CMS
8 17 (0.92%) Luigi
8 17 (0.92%) nginx
9 16 (0.87%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.76%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.43%) Jupyter
11 8 (0.43%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.32%) WordPress
13 5 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.22%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.22%) Drupal
15 3 (0.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 36 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.22%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.16%) Sketch
4 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.16%) Zeplin
5 1 (0.054%) Maya
5 1 (0.054%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.054%) NUKE
5 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.38%) R3 Corda
2 5 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.22%) Actimize
3 4 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.22%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.11%) Relativity
6 1 (0.054%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.054%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.054%) HFM
6 1 (0.054%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.054%) Ripple
6 1 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.054%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 617 (33.37%) AWS
2 259 (14.01%) Azure
3 202 (10.92%) GCP
4 78 (4.22%) Power Platform
5 75 (4.06%) Serverless
6 70 (3.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 55 (2.97%) Amazon S3
8 53 (2.87%) AWS Lambda
9 37 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
10 34 (1.84%) SaaS
11 32 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 28 (1.51%) GitHub
13 27 (1.46%) Office 365
14 22 (1.19%) PaaS
15 21 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
16 19 (1.03%) Slack
17 16 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
18 15 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 15 (0.81%) Amazon ECS
19 14 (0.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 66 (3.57%) DNS
3 42 (2.27%) Firewall
4 34 (1.84%) HTTP
5 27 (1.46%) Internet
6 17 (0.92%) DHCP
6 17 (0.92%) Wireshark
7 14 (0.76%) VPN
8 12 (0.65%) SAN
9 11 (0.59%) BGP
10 10 (0.54%) OSPF
11 8 (0.43%) Wireless
12 7 (0.38%) IPsec
12 7 (0.38%) tcpdump
12 7 (0.38%) Unicast
12 7 (0.38%) VoIP
12 7 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.32%) FTP
13 6 (0.32%) NAS
13 6 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (10.60%) Big Data
2 178 (9.63%) PostgreSQL
3 141 (7.63%) SQL Server
4 135 (7.30%) Hadoop
5 113 (6.11%) NoSQL
6 102 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
7 98 (5.30%) Relational Database
8 89 (4.81%) MySQL
9 78 (4.22%) Power BI
10 69 (3.73%) MongoDB
11 56 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 55 (2.97%) Apache Hive
13 49 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 46 (2.49%) Blockchain
15 40 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
16 39 (2.11%) Redis
17 35 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
17 35 (1.89%) RDBMS
18 31 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 29 (1.57%) KDB
Development Applications
1 205 (11.09%) Git (software)
2 199 (10.76%) Jenkins
3 69 (3.73%) JIRA
4 33 (1.78%) Bitbucket
5 31 (1.68%) TeamCity
6 28 (1.51%) Selenium
7 27 (1.46%) Cucumber
8 26 (1.41%) Subversion
9 23 (1.24%) GitLab
10 21 (1.14%) JUnit
11 20 (1.08%) Maven
11 20 (1.08%) Vagrant
11 20 (1.08%) Visual Studio
12 18 (0.97%) Artifactory
13 15 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
15 13 (0.70%) CircleCI
15 13 (0.70%) GoCD
15 13 (0.70%) Gradle
15 13 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 650 (35.15%) Finance
2 158 (8.55%) Banking
3 106 (5.73%) Retail
4 81 (4.38%) Front Office
5 78 (4.22%) Marketing
6 55 (2.97%) Advertising
7 44 (2.38%) Back Office
8 27 (1.46%) Games
9 21 (1.14%) Law
9 21 (1.14%) Legal
10 18 (0.97%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.76%) Publishing
13 11 (0.59%) Music Industry
13 11 (0.59%) Telecoms
14 9 (0.49%) Automotive
14 9 (0.49%) Public Sector
15 7 (0.38%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.22%) Billing
16 4 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 612 (33.10%) Developer
2 283 (15.31%) Python Developer
3 240 (12.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 192 (10.38%) Python Engineer
5 149 (8.06%) Data Engineer
6 127 (6.87%) Software Engineer
7 112 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 106 (5.73%) AWS Engineer
9 100 (5.41%) Analyst
10 88 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
11 84 (4.54%) Data Scientist
12 78 (4.22%) Java Developer
13 60 (3.24%) C# Developer
13 60 (3.24%) Software Developer
14 52 (2.81%) Full Stack Developer
14 52 (2.81%) Quantitative Developer
15 49 (2.65%) Junior
16 47 (2.54%) Architect
17 46 (2.49%) Senior DevOps
18 45 (2.43%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (8.60%) Django
2 154 (8.33%) HTML
3 152 (8.22%) React
4 136 (7.36%) Web Services
5 134 (7.25%) Kafka
6 132 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 128 (6.92%) CSS
8 117 (6.33%) .NET
9 100 (5.41%) Node.js
10 88 (4.76%) REST
11 86 (4.65%) Flask
12 75 (4.06%) RESTful
13 60 (3.24%) Elastic Stack
14 59 (3.19%) HTML5
15 57 (3.08%) TensorFlow
16 56 (3.03%) Pandas
17 47 (2.54%) Natural Language Processing
18 40 (2.16%) FIX Protocol
19 39 (2.11%) NumPy
20 38 (2.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 144 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (7.68%) Algorithms
3 102 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
4 101 (5.46%) Hedge funds
5 65 (3.52%) Data Structures
6 55 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
7 50 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 50 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 49 (2.65%) Public Cloud
9 48 (2.60%) Equities
10 46 (2.49%) Data Centre
11 37 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
12 36 (1.95%) Derivative
13 35 (1.89%) Fixed Income
14 30 (1.62%) Virtual Team
15 27 (1.46%) Cloud Native
16 23 (1.24%) Mobile App
17 21 (1.14%) User Experience
18 19 (1.03%) Credit Risk
19 18 (0.97%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 516 (27.91%) Linux
2 154 (8.33%) Windows
3 121 (6.54%) Unix
4 38 (2.06%) CentOS
5 24 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.08%) Android
8 19 (1.03%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.22%) Debian
12 3 (0.16%) Fedora
12 3 (0.16%) Solaris
12 3 (0.16%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.054%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.054%) VMS
13 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (26.66%) DevOps
2 430 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (17.69%) Software Engineering
4 288 (15.58%) Fintech
5 282 (15.25%) Computer Science
6 276 (14.93%) Data Science
7 252 (13.63%) Analytics
8 244 (13.20%) Machine Learning
9 179 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
10 159 (8.60%) Artificial Intelligence
10 159 (8.60%) Microservices
11 156 (8.44%) Infrastructure as Code
12 151 (8.17%) Test Automation
13 131 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
13 131 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
14 124 (6.71%) Mathematics
15 116 (6.27%) ETL
16 114 (6.17%) Configuration Management
16 114 (6.17%) TDD
17 113 (6.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 576 (31.15%) SQL
2 534 (28.88%) Java
3 294 (15.90%) C#
3 294 (15.90%) JavaScript
4 265 (14.33%) C++
5 219 (11.84%) Bash Shell
6 156 (8.44%) Ruby
7 155 (8.38%) R
8 138 (7.46%) Scala
9 132 (7.14%) PowerShell
10 114 (6.17%) Go
11 92 (4.98%) PHP
12 67 (3.62%) Perl
13 66 (3.57%) C
14 62 (3.35%) TypeScript
15 54 (2.92%) VBA
16 51 (2.76%) Shell Script
17 40 (2.16%) Kotlin
18 38 (2.06%) MATLAB
19 24 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 320 (17.31%) Degree
2 134 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 67 (3.62%) PhD
4 56 (3.03%) Master's Degree
5 17 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (0.70%) OSCP
7 12 (0.65%) AWS Certification
8 11 (0.59%) CCNA
8 11 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.49%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.43%) CCIE
10 8 (0.43%) CCNP
10 8 (0.43%) CEH
11 7 (0.38%) GWAPT
12 6 (0.32%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.32%) MCSA
12 6 (0.32%) MCSE
12 6 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (0.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (5.90%) QA
2 19 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.87%) MiFID
4 15 (0.81%) EMIR
5 13 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.43%) NIST
7 7 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.38%) SLA
8 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.22%) GDPR
10 1 (0.054%) FINRA
10 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 436 (23.58%) Docker
2 31 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 21 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (0.59%) Firmware
7 10 (0.54%) HDFS
8 8 (0.43%) KVM
9 6 (0.32%) Xen
10 4 (0.22%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.11%) vSphere
13 1 (0.054%) ACF2
13 1 (0.054%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.054%) oVirt
13 1 (0.054%) QEMU
13 1 (0.054%) RACF
Systems Management
1 329 (17.79%) Kubernetes
2 307 (16.60%) Ansible
3 252 (13.63%) Terraform
4 134 (7.25%) Puppet
5 114 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
6 63 (3.41%) Grafana
7 53 (2.87%) Packer
8 44 (2.38%) Salt
9 39 (2.11%) Prometheus
10 20 (1.08%) Kibana
11 19 (1.03%) Consul
12 18 (0.97%) Nagios
12 18 (0.97%) ZABBIX
13 11 (0.59%) Graphite
13 11 (0.59%) Icinga
14 9 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
14 9 (0.49%) Mesos
15 6 (0.32%) Data Guard
15 6 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 149 (8.06%) Google
2 96 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 72 (3.89%) Oracle
4 67 (3.62%) Tableau
5 54 (2.92%) Red Hat
6 35 (1.89%) VMware
7 30 (1.62%) Atlassian
8 29 (1.57%) Splunk
9 25 (1.35%) Informatica
9 25 (1.35%) Sybase
10 20 (1.08%) Talend
11 15 (0.81%) Cisco
12 14 (0.76%) Databricks
12 14 (0.76%) Dynatrace
12 14 (0.76%) IBM
13 12 (0.65%) Citrix
14 11 (0.59%) YouTube
15 10 (0.54%) Cloudera
16 9 (0.49%) Hortonworks
16 9 (0.49%) New Relic