Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,314 792 2,083
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 19.21% 19.16% 16.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.92% 31.39% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 717 1,856
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £46,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% - +3.57%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £110,000
London median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%

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 3,991 2,523 7,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 58.34% 61.03% 59.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,574 2,260 6,668
10th Percentile £46,825 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,278 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £103,750 £95,000
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +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 25 October 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 25 October 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 +1 1,201 £77,500 +6.90% 386
City of Westminster 0 30 £100,000 +35.59% 4
West End of London -3 18 £88,750 +42.00% 6
Camden -1 9 £63,250 +1.20% 3
Lambeth - 1 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 - -
Python
London

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 574 (43.68%) AWS
2 447 (34.02%) DevOps
3 435 (33.11%) Java
4 393 (29.91%) SQL
5 371 (28.23%) Finance
6 350 (26.64%) Docker
7 322 (24.51%) Kubernetes
8 313 (23.82%) Azure
9 292 (22.22%) Analytics
10 290 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
11 282 (21.46%) Terraform
12 248 (18.87%) Jenkins
13 247 (18.80%) Data Science
14 233 (17.73%) Social Skills
15 221 (16.82%) C#
16 220 (16.74%) Software Engineering
17 211 (16.06%) Degree
18 210 (15.98%) GCP
19 201 (15.30%) Infrastructure as Code
20 195 (14.84%) Linux
21 187 (14.23%) JavaScript
22 165 (12.56%) Bash Shell
23 159 (12.10%) QA
24 156 (11.87%) Machine Learning
25 155 (11.80%) R
26 150 (11.42%) C++
27 148 (11.26%) Go
28 143 (10.88%) Microservices
29 142 (10.81%) Test Automation
29 142 (10.81%) Serverless

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 78 (5.94%) Apache Spark
2 50 (3.81%) Confluence
3 28 (2.13%) Apache
4 27 (2.05%) SAS
5 25 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.75%) Apache Airflow
7 20 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 11 (0.84%) nginx
9 6 (0.46%) Appian
9 6 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (0.38%) IIS
10 5 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.30%) Tornado
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.15%) CMS
13 2 (0.15%) Jupyter
14 1 (0.076%) Ethereum
14 1 (0.076%) Luigi
Applications
1 61 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.46%) SPSS
4 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.076%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.30%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.23%) FastStats
2 3 (0.23%) Unica
3 2 (0.15%) IBM Planning Analytics
3 2 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.076%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.076%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.076%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.076%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.076%) Relativity
4 1 (0.076%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.076%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.076%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 574 (43.68%) AWS
2 313 (23.82%) Azure
3 210 (15.98%) GCP
4 142 (10.81%) Serverless
5 99 (7.53%) Power Platform
6 79 (6.01%) AWS CloudFormation
7 61 (4.64%) Amazon EC2
8 57 (4.34%) AWS Lambda
9 54 (4.11%) Amazon S3
9 54 (4.11%) SaaS
10 40 (3.04%) Amazon ECS
10 40 (3.04%) IaaS
11 36 (2.74%) PaaS
12 31 (2.36%) GitHub
13 29 (2.21%) Snowflake
14 23 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
15 20 (1.52%) Microsoft 365
15 20 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
17 13 (0.99%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.66%) DNS
2 29 (2.21%) Network Security
3 28 (2.13%) Firewall
4 15 (1.14%) VPN
5 14 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.84%) DHCP
7 10 (0.76%) HTTP
7 10 (0.76%) LAN
8 9 (0.68%) Wireshark
9 8 (0.61%) FTP
9 8 (0.61%) IPsec
10 7 (0.53%) Cisco Firepower
11 6 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (0.46%) Intranet
11 6 (0.46%) tcpdump
11 6 (0.46%) VLAN
12 5 (0.38%) AMQP
12 5 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (0.38%) SNMP
12 5 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (8.83%) NoSQL
2 113 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
3 101 (7.69%) Big Data
4 96 (7.31%) SQL Server
5 92 (7.00%) Tableau
6 89 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
7 88 (6.70%) Power BI
8 84 (6.39%) Relational Database
9 72 (5.48%) Data Lake
10 69 (5.25%) MongoDB
11 58 (4.41%) Hadoop
12 55 (4.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 55 (4.19%) Amazon Redshift
13 39 (2.97%) MySQL
14 35 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
15 27 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 26 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 23 (1.75%) Looker
18 21 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
19 20 (1.52%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 248 (18.87%) Jenkins
2 119 (9.06%) Git (software)
3 108 (8.22%) JIRA
4 73 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 49 (3.73%) Selenium
6 43 (3.27%) SonarQube
7 39 (2.97%) GitLab
8 38 (2.89%) Cucumber
9 37 (2.82%) TeamCity
10 33 (2.51%) Postman
11 28 (2.13%) Bitbucket
12 27 (2.05%) Robot Framework
13 21 (1.60%) Spinnaker
14 19 (1.45%) CircleCI
15 15 (1.14%) Maven
15 15 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
16 14 (1.07%) Gradle
17 12 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (0.68%) IntelliJ
18 9 (0.68%) Travis CI
General
1 371 (28.23%) Finance
2 233 (17.73%) Social Skills
3 115 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (5.86%) Banking
5 76 (5.78%) Front Office
6 67 (5.10%) Retail
7 61 (4.64%) Games
8 60 (4.57%) Presentation Skills
9 57 (4.34%) Marketing
10 48 (3.65%) Publishing
11 44 (3.35%) Advertising
12 43 (3.27%) Influencing Skills
13 34 (2.59%) Telecoms
14 24 (1.83%) Public Sector
15 23 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
16 22 (1.67%) Law
17 21 (1.60%) Investment Banking
18 19 (1.45%) Legal
19 16 (1.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
20 11 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 291 (22.15%) Developer
2 205 (15.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 158 (12.02%) Data Engineer
4 139 (10.58%) Python Developer
5 117 (8.90%) Analyst
6 84 (6.39%) AWS Engineer
7 70 (5.33%) Security Engineer
8 63 (4.79%) Data Scientist
9 62 (4.72%) Senior DevOps
10 60 (4.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 58 (4.41%) Software Engineer
12 56 (4.26%) Python Engineer
13 55 (4.19%) Senior Developer
14 52 (3.96%) Technical Leader
15 47 (3.58%) Data Analyst
16 46 (3.50%) Architect
17 45 (3.42%) Cloud Engineer
18 44 (3.35%) QA Engineer
19 42 (3.20%) Python Developer - Fintech
20 38 (2.89%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (7.46%) .NET
2 84 (6.39%) Kafka
2 84 (6.39%) Node.js
3 56 (4.26%) REST
4 48 (3.65%) OAuth
5 46 (3.50%) Web Services
6 43 (3.27%) OAuth2
6 43 (3.27%) OpenID
7 42 (3.20%) Django
8 41 (3.12%) React
9 39 (2.97%) Flask
10 38 (2.89%) HTML
11 36 (2.74%) NumPy
12 30 (2.28%) AngularJS
13 28 (2.13%) SQLAlchemy
14 27 (2.05%) Pandas
14 27 (2.05%) RESTful
14 27 (2.05%) TensorFlow
15 25 (1.90%) JSON
16 24 (1.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 61 (4.64%) Algorithms
2 36 (2.74%) Derivative
3 28 (2.13%) Data Structures
3 28 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (1.60%) Cloud Native
4 21 (1.60%) Fixed Income
4 21 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (1.60%) Management Information System
4 21 (1.60%) Renewable Energy
5 20 (1.52%) Equities
6 19 (1.45%) Hedge funds
6 19 (1.45%) Public Cloud
7 17 (1.29%) Mobile Games
8 15 (1.14%) Data Centre
8 15 (1.14%) User Experience
9 14 (1.07%) Mobile App
10 12 (0.91%) Credit Risk
10 12 (0.91%) Social Media
11 11 (0.84%) Reference Data
12 10 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 195 (14.84%) Linux
2 85 (6.47%) Unix
3 67 (5.10%) Windows
4 22 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 16 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.14%) CentOS
7 13 (0.99%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.61%) VMS
9 7 (0.53%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.38%) Android
10 5 (0.38%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.38%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.15%) Solaris
12 2 (0.15%) SUSE
13 1 (0.076%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (34.02%) DevOps
2 292 (22.22%) Analytics
3 290 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
4 247 (18.80%) Data Science
5 220 (16.74%) Software Engineering
6 201 (15.30%) Infrastructure as Code
7 156 (11.87%) Machine Learning
8 143 (10.88%) Microservices
9 142 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 116 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
11 113 (8.60%) Computer Science
11 113 (8.60%) Fintech
12 111 (8.45%) ETL
13 108 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
14 104 (7.91%) Artificial Intelligence
15 95 (7.23%) Data Modelling
16 94 (7.15%) Data Pipeline
17 93 (7.08%) Data Engineering
17 93 (7.08%) Visualisation
18 85 (6.47%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 435 (33.11%) Java
2 393 (29.91%) SQL
3 221 (16.82%) C#
4 187 (14.23%) JavaScript
5 165 (12.56%) Bash Shell
6 155 (11.80%) R
7 150 (11.42%) C++
8 148 (11.26%) Go
9 137 (10.43%) Scala
10 85 (6.47%) PowerShell
11 73 (5.56%) Ruby
12 65 (4.95%) Perl
13 42 (3.20%) PHP
14 39 (2.97%) MATLAB
15 37 (2.82%) C
16 32 (2.44%) Kotlin
16 32 (2.44%) TypeScript
17 31 (2.36%) VBA
18 25 (1.90%) Shell Script
19 24 (1.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 211 (16.06%) Degree
2 74 (5.63%) Master's Degree
3 49 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (2.74%) PhD
5 19 (1.45%) AWS Certification
5 19 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.84%) CCNP
9 8 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.46%) CISSP
10 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.38%) OSCP
12 4 (0.30%) CCNA
12 4 (0.30%) CEH
12 4 (0.30%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.30%) CREST Certified
12 4 (0.30%) ISEB
13 3 (0.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (12.10%) QA
2 52 (3.96%) GDPR
3 41 (3.12%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.76%) Accessibility
5 6 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
5 6 (0.46%) MiFID
6 5 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.38%) EMIR
6 5 (0.38%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.38%) WCAG
7 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.23%) NIST
7 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.23%) PMO
7 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.076%) GRC
8 1 (0.076%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.076%) IFRS
8 1 (0.076%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 350 (26.64%) Docker
2 19 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.61%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.46%) HDFS
6 6 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.30%) VMware NSX
8 4 (0.30%) XenApp
9 3 (0.23%) Firmware
9 3 (0.23%) LXC
9 3 (0.23%) vSphere
10 2 (0.15%) KVM
10 2 (0.15%) Xen
10 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.076%) Ceph
11 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 322 (24.51%) Kubernetes
2 282 (21.46%) Terraform
3 132 (10.05%) Ansible
4 96 (7.31%) Puppet
5 30 (2.28%) Grafana
5 30 (2.28%) Prometheus
6 28 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.61%) Nagios
8 7 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.53%) Nmap
9 6 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (0.38%) Kubeflow
10 5 (0.38%) OpenNMS
10 5 (0.38%) Packer
11 4 (0.30%) Consul
11 4 (0.30%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.30%) Kibana
11 4 (0.30%) Salt
11 4 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (7.46%) Oracle
2 93 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 55 (4.19%) Google
4 36 (2.74%) Databricks
5 30 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (1.83%) Alteryx
7 21 (1.60%) Informatica
7 21 (1.60%) Talend
8 19 (1.45%) Cisco
9 17 (1.29%) VMware
10 14 (1.07%) Red Hat
11 13 (0.99%) Facebook
12 12 (0.91%) Atlassian
12 12 (0.91%) SAP
13 10 (0.76%) IBM
14 9 (0.68%) Splunk
15 8 (0.61%) Citrix
15 8 (0.61%) Palo Alto
15 8 (0.61%) ServiceNow
16 7 (0.53%) HP