Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021.

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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 86 151
Rank change year-on-year +22 +65 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 178 311 223
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.20% 3.39% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 3.56% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 176 358 243
Median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £35,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £107,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -

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 3,954 8,735 9,826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 95.33% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,439 7,660 8,871
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021, Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 178 (100.00%) Python
2 76 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (39.33%) Finance
3 70 (39.33%) Django
4 69 (38.76%) SQL
5 43 (24.16%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (23.60%) Project Management
6 42 (23.60%) Agile Project Management
7 40 (22.47%) C++
8 39 (21.91%) Docker
9 37 (20.79%) Linux
10 35 (19.66%) Pandas
11 33 (18.54%) Java
12 32 (17.98%) TDD
13 30 (16.85%) Flask
13 30 (16.85%) BDD
14 27 (15.17%) Jenkins
14 27 (15.17%) Software Engineering
15 25 (14.04%) AWS
16 24 (13.48%) Pair Programming
16 24 (13.48%) Equities
16 24 (13.48%) Git (software)
17 23 (12.92%) JavaScript
17 23 (12.92%) Puppet
17 23 (12.92%) Fintech
18 21 (11.80%) Machine Learning
19 20 (11.24%) SDLC
20 18 (10.11%) NumPy
20 18 (10.11%) C#
21 17 (9.55%) OO

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 10 (5.62%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.49%) Apache
3 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.56%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.04%) AWS
2 12 (6.74%) SaaS
3 10 (5.62%) Azure
4 7 (3.93%) GCP
5 6 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (3.37%) Serverless
6 4 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (1.69%) GitHub
8 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.12%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.55%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.87%) HTTP
3 5 (2.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.16%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (5.62%) Big Data
2 10 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.49%) MySQL
4 6 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.81%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.25%) Redis
7 3 (1.69%) BigQuery
7 3 (1.69%) Looker
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.56%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.56%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.56%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 27 (15.17%) Jenkins
2 24 (13.48%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.06%) GitLab
4 4 (2.25%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.69%) JIRA
6 1 (0.56%) C++Builder
6 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.56%) Hudson
6 1 (0.56%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.56%) PyCharm
6 1 (0.56%) Subversion
6 1 (0.56%) Valgrind
General
1 70 (39.33%) Finance
2 15 (8.43%) Banking
3 13 (7.30%) Front Office
4 12 (6.74%) Advertising
5 6 (3.37%) Games
5 6 (3.37%) Marketing
6 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (39.33%) Django
2 35 (19.66%) Pandas
3 30 (16.85%) Flask
4 18 (10.11%) NumPy
5 12 (6.74%) REST
6 11 (6.18%) SQLAlchemy
7 10 (5.62%) GraphQL
7 10 (5.62%) SciPy
8 9 (5.06%) Celery
9 7 (3.93%) Web Services
10 6 (3.37%) HTML
10 6 (3.37%) Kafka
10 6 (3.37%) React
11 5 (2.81%) CSS
11 5 (2.81%) JSON
12 4 (2.25%) HTML5
12 4 (2.25%) Middleware
12 4 (2.25%) Node.js
12 4 (2.25%) PyQt
12 4 (2.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.48%) Equities
2 17 (9.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (7.30%) Fixed Income
4 12 (6.74%) Derivative
5 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.18%) Hedge funds
6 9 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (4.49%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.81%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.69%) Exotic Derivative
9 3 (1.69%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.69%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (1.12%) Life Science
10 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.12%) User Experience
11 1 (0.56%) Contract for Difference
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.79%) Linux
2 12 (6.74%) Android
3 7 (3.93%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Windows
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.60%) Agile Project Management
2 42 (23.60%) Project Management
3 32 (17.98%) TDD
4 30 (16.85%) BDD
5 27 (15.17%) Software Engineering
6 24 (13.48%) Pair Programming
7 23 (12.92%) Fintech
8 21 (11.80%) Machine Learning
9 20 (11.24%) SDLC
10 17 (9.55%) OO
11 16 (8.99%) Concurrent Programming
12 15 (8.43%) Computer Science
13 13 (7.30%) DevOps
14 12 (6.74%) Android Development
14 12 (6.74%) API Design
14 12 (6.74%) Mobile Development
14 12 (6.74%) Performance Optimisation
14 12 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (6.18%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 178 (100.00%) Python
2 69 (38.76%) SQL
3 40 (22.47%) C++
4 33 (18.54%) Java
5 23 (12.92%) JavaScript
6 18 (10.11%) C#
7 7 (3.93%) C
8 6 (3.37%) Ruby
9 3 (1.69%) Go
10 2 (1.12%) Scala
10 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.12%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.56%) R
11 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (9.55%) Degree
2 9 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.69%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.69%) PhD
4 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (1.69%) EMIR
2 3 (1.69%) MiFID
3 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (21.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (12.92%) Puppet
2 14 (7.87%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.69%) Grafana
3 3 (1.69%) Terraform
4 1 (0.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (6.74%) Apple
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle
2 3 (1.69%) Splunk
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.56%) Databricks
4 1 (0.56%) Perforce
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat