Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Python Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 181 186
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 +117
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 187 165 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.81% 1.55% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.60% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 172 144 205
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,625 £40,500
90th Percentile £116,125 £111,375 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9,822 10,299 13,695
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 96.65% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8,778 9,396 12,085
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in the City of London

Python Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Python Developer in the City of London

Python Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Python Developer in the City of London

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 187 (100.00%) Python
2 71 (37.97%) Finance
3 63 (33.69%) Django
4 56 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (21.93%) Java
5 41 (21.93%) Fintech
6 40 (21.39%) JavaScript
7 37 (19.79%) C++
8 35 (18.72%) Linux
8 35 (18.72%) OO
9 33 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
10 32 (17.11%) Banking
11 28 (14.97%) Mathematics
12 27 (14.44%) HTML
13 25 (13.37%) SQL
13 25 (13.37%) CSS
13 25 (13.37%) Machine Learning
14 24 (12.83%) Front Office
15 23 (12.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 23 (12.30%) Flask
15 23 (12.30%) DevOps
15 23 (12.30%) Greenfield Project
16 22 (11.76%) C#
16 22 (11.76%) TDD
16 22 (11.76%) Software Engineering
17 20 (10.70%) Investment Banking
17 20 (10.70%) Equities
17 20 (10.70%) PostgreSQL
18 19 (10.16%) MySQL
18 19 (10.16%) PhD

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 7 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.07%) CMS
3 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.07%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.14%) Ethernet
1 4 (2.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.53%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.70%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (10.16%) MySQL
3 18 (9.63%) Big Data
4 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.81%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.28%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.21%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.67%) KDB
8 5 (2.67%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.14%) SQLite
10 3 (1.60%) Blockchain
11 2 (1.07%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.53%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 18 (9.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.28%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.74%) CircleCI
4 3 (1.60%) git-flow
4 3 (1.60%) JIRA
5 2 (1.07%) Selenium
6 1 (0.53%) Gradle
6 1 (0.53%) Grunt
6 1 (0.53%) gulp
6 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.53%) JUnit
6 1 (0.53%) Maven
6 1 (0.53%) Protractor
6 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.53%) webpack
General
1 71 (37.97%) Finance
2 32 (17.11%) Banking
3 24 (12.83%) Front Office
4 20 (10.70%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.88%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.60%) Games
7 2 (1.07%) International Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (33.69%) Django
2 27 (14.44%) HTML
3 25 (13.37%) CSS
4 23 (12.30%) Flask
5 15 (8.02%) HTML5
6 14 (7.49%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (7.49%) React
7 12 (6.42%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.81%) Sass
9 7 (3.74%) .NET
9 7 (3.74%) Celery
9 7 (3.74%) CSS3
9 7 (3.74%) Kafka
9 7 (3.74%) RESTful
9 7 (3.74%) ZeroMQ
10 6 (3.21%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.21%) Natural Language Processing
10 6 (3.21%) NumPy
11 4 (2.14%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (2.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.93%) Fintech
2 23 (12.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 23 (12.30%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (10.70%) Equities
4 16 (8.56%) Fixed Income
5 15 (8.02%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.28%) Derivative
7 7 (3.74%) Data Structures
7 7 (3.74%) Life Science
8 6 (3.21%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.67%) Robotics
10 4 (2.14%) BBC
10 4 (2.14%) Hedge funds
10 4 (2.14%) STB
11 3 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.60%) Reinsurance
11 3 (1.60%) User Experience
12 2 (1.07%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.53%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.72%) Linux
2 5 (2.67%) Unix
3 4 (2.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.72%) OO
3 28 (14.97%) Mathematics
4 25 (13.37%) Machine Learning
5 23 (12.30%) DevOps
6 22 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 22 (11.76%) TDD
7 17 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 17 (9.09%) OOP
8 16 (8.56%) E-Commerce
9 15 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.95%) Microservices
11 12 (6.42%) Data Engineering
11 12 (6.42%) Market Making
11 12 (6.42%) Scrum
12 11 (5.88%) Applied Mathematics
13 10 (5.35%) Algorithmic Trading
14 9 (4.81%) Cryptocurrency
15 8 (4.28%) Open Source
16 7 (3.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (100.00%) Python
2 41 (21.93%) Java
3 40 (21.39%) JavaScript
4 37 (19.79%) C++
5 25 (13.37%) SQL
6 22 (11.76%) C#
7 13 (6.95%) C
8 12 (6.42%) VBA
9 6 (3.21%) Go
9 6 (3.21%) R
10 5 (2.67%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.67%) Ruby
11 4 (2.14%) Perl
11 4 (2.14%) Scala
11 4 (2.14%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.60%) Groovy
12 3 (1.60%) Jython
13 2 (1.07%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.07%) PHP
13 2 (1.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (10.16%) PhD
2 7 (3.74%) Degree
3 3 (1.60%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.07%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (8.02%) Kubernetes
2 10 (5.35%) Ansible
3 5 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.14%) Puppet
5 2 (1.07%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (2.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (2.67%) Oracle
2 4 (2.14%) Arqiva
2 4 (2.14%) BT
2 4 (2.14%) Google
3 3 (1.60%) Capita
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe
4 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.53%) Facebook