Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 16 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,696 1,470 1,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.16% 10.19% 8.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.38% 17.67% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,553 1,318 1,036
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £39,000 £38,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £98,750
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 7,931 8,321 7,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 61.52% 57.69% 57.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7,231 7,398 6,926
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £39,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +5 1,347 £70,000 - 426
City of Westminster +26 43 £77,500 +29.17% 6
West End of London -3 42 £42,500 -29.17%
Kensington and Chelsea - 12 £80,000 -
Southwark +6 9 £65,000 +18.18%
Camden +6 2 £67,500 +28.57%
Python
London

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 539 (31.78%) Java
2 534 (31.49%) Linux
3 519 (30.60%) DevOps
4 511 (30.13%) Amazon AWS
5 490 (28.89%) Finance
6 464 (27.36%) SQL
7 450 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
8 376 (22.17%) JavaScript
9 363 (21.40%) Docker
10 316 (18.63%) C#
11 303 (17.87%) Ansible
12 283 (16.69%) Bash Shell
13 282 (16.63%) Software Engineering
14 266 (15.68%) C++
15 250 (14.74%) Machine Learning
16 246 (14.50%) Ruby
17 237 (13.97%) Kubernetes
18 235 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
19 228 (13.44%) Jenkins
20 218 (12.85%) Puppet
21 214 (12.62%) Data Science
22 198 (11.67%) Analytics
23 197 (11.62%) Degree
24 195 (11.50%) Computer Science
25 187 (11.03%) .NET
26 183 (10.79%) Fintech
27 181 (10.67%) Big Data
28 177 (10.44%) Unix
29 175 (10.32%) Microservices
30 168 (9.91%) Scala

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
1 118 (6.96%) Apache Spark
2 101 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
3 77 (4.54%) Apache
4 48 (2.83%) nginx
5 33 (1.95%) OpenStack
6 32 (1.89%) SAS
7 24 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.00%) IIS
9 15 (0.88%) Confluence
9 15 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.83%) CMS
11 12 (0.71%) SharePoint
12 11 (0.65%) WordPress
13 8 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
13 8 (0.47%) Apache Pig
13 8 (0.47%) Jupyter
14 7 (0.41%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.41%) JBoss
15 5 (0.29%) Gunicorn
15 5 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.53%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.24%) Maya
6 3 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.12%) Houdini
7 2 (0.12%) NUKE
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) SPSS
8 1 (0.059%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.059%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.059%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (0.83%) Distributed Ledger
2 10 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.24%) RiskWrite
3 4 (0.24%) SunGard GMI
4 2 (0.12%) Magento
4 2 (0.12%) Odoo
4 2 (0.12%) ScheduALL
4 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.059%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.059%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 511 (30.13%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 161 (9.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 48 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
5 44 (2.59%) SaaS
5 44 (2.59%) Serverless
6 43 (2.54%) GitHub
7 38 (2.24%) AWS Lambda
8 33 (1.95%) Amazon S3
9 32 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
10 31 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 21 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
13 20 (1.18%) OpenShift
14 19 (1.12%) PaaS
15 18 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
15 18 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 14 (0.83%) Office 365
16 14 (0.83%) Route 53
17 13 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.54%) Firewall
2 36 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 28 (1.65%) DNS
4 19 (1.12%) HTTP
4 19 (1.12%) WAN
5 18 (1.06%) BGP
5 18 (1.06%) VLAN
5 18 (1.06%) VPN
6 14 (0.83%) Internet
7 13 (0.77%) Network Security
8 12 (0.71%) BIG-IP
9 11 (0.65%) LAN
10 8 (0.47%) OSPF
10 8 (0.47%) SSH
10 8 (0.47%) Wireshark
11 7 (0.41%) FTP
11 7 (0.41%) HSRP
11 7 (0.41%) IPsec
11 7 (0.41%) VRRP
11 7 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (10.67%) Big Data
2 160 (9.43%) NoSQL
3 156 (9.20%) MySQL
4 143 (8.43%) SQL Server
5 108 (6.37%) Hadoop
6 105 (6.19%) MongoDB
7 93 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
8 86 (5.07%) Relational Database
9 75 (4.42%) Redis
10 68 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
11 60 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 51 (3.01%) Apache Hive
13 38 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 35 (2.06%) Blockchain
15 34 (2.00%) Power BI
16 33 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
17 31 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 29 (1.71%) Data Lake
19 28 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
20 26 (1.53%) HBase
Development Applications
1 228 (13.44%) Jenkins
2 164 (9.67%) Git (software)
3 66 (3.89%) Maven
4 58 (3.42%) JIRA
5 48 (2.83%) TeamCity
6 44 (2.59%) Cucumber
7 42 (2.48%) Selenium
8 38 (2.24%) Subversion
9 36 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 28 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
11 20 (1.18%) CircleCI
11 20 (1.18%) git-flow
12 19 (1.12%) Visual Studio
13 18 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
13 18 (1.06%) Travis CI
14 17 (1.00%) Gradle
15 16 (0.94%) Ant
15 16 (0.94%) Bitbucket
15 16 (0.94%) webpack
16 15 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 490 (28.89%) Finance
2 154 (9.08%) Banking
3 101 (5.96%) Front Office
4 62 (3.66%) Advertising
5 57 (3.36%) Retail
6 51 (3.01%) Games
7 45 (2.65%) Law
8 40 (2.36%) Marketing
9 37 (2.18%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.00%) Telecoms
11 15 (0.88%) Back Office
12 13 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.65%) French Language
14 10 (0.59%) Electronics
15 9 (0.53%) German Language
16 7 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.35%) Publishing
17 6 (0.35%) Spanish Language
18 5 (0.29%) Legal
19 4 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 647 (38.15%) Developer
2 269 (15.86%) Python Developer
3 265 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 170 (10.02%) Python Engineer
5 156 (9.20%) Senior Developer
6 137 (8.08%) Software Engineer
7 98 (5.78%) Data Engineer
8 95 (5.60%) Data Scientist
9 92 (5.42%) Analyst
10 86 (5.07%) Java Developer
11 77 (4.54%) Linux Engineer
12 66 (3.89%) Full Stack Developer
13 61 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
14 57 (3.36%) Administrator
15 55 (3.24%) Senior DevOps
16 54 (3.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 53 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 52 (3.07%) Software Developer
19 51 (3.01%) Cloud Engineer
20 50 (2.95%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (11.03%) .NET
2 156 (9.20%) Node.js
3 147 (8.67%) React
4 141 (8.31%) Django
5 129 (7.61%) HTML
6 118 (6.96%) AngularJS
7 99 (5.84%) CSS
8 89 (5.25%) Kafka
9 87 (5.13%) Web Services
10 71 (4.19%) Spring
11 67 (3.95%) Flask
12 63 (3.71%) Pandas
13 59 (3.48%) TensorFlow
14 56 (3.30%) NumPy
15 54 (3.18%) Natural Language Processing
15 54 (3.18%) RabbitMQ
16 49 (2.89%) REST
17 47 (2.77%) Elastic Stack
18 36 (2.12%) RESTful
19 35 (2.06%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 183 (10.79%) Fintech
2 149 (8.79%) Algorithms
3 124 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
4 105 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
5 91 (5.37%) Hedge funds
6 66 (3.89%) Data Structures
7 53 (3.13%) User Experience
8 49 (2.89%) Derivative
8 49 (2.89%) Equities
9 44 (2.59%) Fixed Income
10 43 (2.54%) Data Centre
11 42 (2.48%) Mobile App
12 36 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 30 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
14 24 (1.42%) Cloud Native
15 22 (1.30%) Market Risk
15 22 (1.30%) Public Cloud
16 21 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
17 20 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
18 17 (1.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 534 (31.49%) Linux
2 177 (10.44%) Unix
3 113 (6.66%) Windows
4 66 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 44 (2.59%) CentOS
7 26 (1.53%) Solaris
8 22 (1.30%) Debian
9 18 (1.06%) Windows Server
10 14 (0.83%) CoreOS
11 13 (0.77%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.71%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.65%) Android
14 8 (0.47%) Fedora
15 7 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
16 6 (0.35%) AIX
16 6 (0.35%) HPUX
16 6 (0.35%) Robot Operating System
17 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
18 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (30.60%) DevOps
2 450 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (16.63%) Software Engineering
4 250 (14.74%) Machine Learning
5 214 (12.62%) Data Science
6 198 (11.67%) Analytics
7 195 (11.50%) Computer Science
8 175 (10.32%) Microservices
9 167 (9.85%) Mathematics
10 148 (8.73%) Artificial Intelligence
11 146 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
12 143 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
13 138 (8.14%) TDD
14 136 (8.02%) Configuration Management
15 107 (6.31%) Open Source
16 102 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
17 99 (5.84%) Test Automation
18 95 (5.60%) Visualisation
19 94 (5.54%) ETL
20 85 (5.01%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 539 (31.78%) Java
2 464 (27.36%) SQL
3 376 (22.17%) JavaScript
4 316 (18.63%) C#
5 283 (16.69%) Bash Shell
6 266 (15.68%) C++
7 246 (14.50%) Ruby
8 168 (9.91%) Scala
9 147 (8.67%) Perl
10 146 (8.61%) Go
11 130 (7.67%) R
12 110 (6.49%) PHP
13 105 (6.19%) PowerShell
14 60 (3.54%) C
14 60 (3.54%) Shell Script
15 36 (2.12%) ES6
15 36 (2.12%) T-SQL
16 34 (2.00%) Java 8
17 30 (1.77%) Elixir
18 27 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 197 (11.62%) Degree
2 78 (4.60%) PhD
3 75 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
5 19 (1.12%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.00%) AWS Certification
7 16 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (0.88%) RHCE
9 13 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.71%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.65%) CCNP
12 8 (0.47%) CISSP
12 8 (0.47%) MCSA
13 7 (0.41%) RHCSA
14 6 (0.35%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.35%) SC Cleared
15 5 (0.29%) CCNA
15 5 (0.29%) CCSP
15 5 (0.29%) ISEB
15 5 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.24%) QA
2 29 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.83%) MiFID
4 9 (0.53%) GDPR
5 7 (0.41%) SLA
6 4 (0.24%) EMIR
7 3 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 363 (21.40%) Docker
2 51 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.06%) HDFS
5 15 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (0.77%) Varnish
6 13 (0.77%) vSphere
7 12 (0.71%) iptables
8 8 (0.47%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.47%) KVM
9 7 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.18%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.18%) QEMU
10 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.18%) Xen
10 3 (0.18%) XenServer
10 3 (0.18%) zsh
11 2 (0.12%) LXC
11 2 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 303 (17.87%) Ansible
2 237 (13.97%) Kubernetes
3 218 (12.85%) Puppet
4 165 (9.73%) Opscode Chef
5 143 (8.43%) Terraform
6 34 (2.00%) Salt
7 30 (1.77%) Prometheus
8 26 (1.53%) Grafana
8 26 (1.53%) HAProxy
9 21 (1.24%) Nagios
10 19 (1.12%) Oozie
11 17 (1.00%) Kibana
11 17 (1.00%) Packer
12 15 (0.88%) ZABBIX
13 14 (0.83%) vRealize
14 13 (0.77%) Rancher
14 13 (0.77%) vCenter Server
15 12 (0.71%) logstash
15 12 (0.71%) Mesos
16 10 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 133 (7.84%) Google
1 133 (7.84%) Oracle
2 86 (5.07%) Microsoft
3 82 (4.83%) Red Hat
4 62 (3.66%) VMware
5 60 (3.54%) Tableau
6 41 (2.42%) Sybase
7 30 (1.77%) Cisco
8 27 (1.59%) Splunk
9 25 (1.47%) Rackspace
10 22 (1.30%) Palo Alto
11 18 (1.06%) Cloudera
11 18 (1.06%) F5
12 17 (1.00%) SAP
13 16 (0.94%) Hortonworks
13 16 (0.94%) NetApp
14 15 (0.88%) IBM
15 14 (0.83%) CheckPoint
16 12 (0.71%) Juniper
17 10 (0.59%) Adobe