Period
to 25 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 118 67 88
Rank change year-on-year -51 +21 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 154 179 304
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.46% 4.16% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 4.46% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 149 158 287
10th Percentile £50,750 £57,500 £44,200
25th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £88,125
90th Percentile £135,000 £95,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% -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 5,887 4,017 8,667
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 93.38% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,195 3,522 7,581
10th Percentile £42,350 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £103,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022, 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Python
2 77 (50.00%) Finance
3 45 (29.22%) Data Science
4 43 (27.92%) Front Office
5 38 (24.68%) Docker
6 33 (21.43%) Fintech
7 27 (17.53%) Machine Learning
8 26 (16.88%) Artificial Intelligence
9 24 (15.58%) Risk Management
9 24 (15.58%) Social Skills
10 23 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (14.94%) AWS
11 21 (13.64%) NumPy
12 20 (12.99%) SQL
13 19 (12.34%) Microservices
14 18 (11.69%) Pandas
14 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
15 17 (11.04%) Django
15 17 (11.04%) Go
16 16 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (10.39%) Automated Trading
16 16 (10.39%) Visualisation
16 16 (10.39%) Data Analysis
16 16 (10.39%) Degree
16 16 (10.39%) Mathematics
17 15 (9.74%) Market Risk
17 15 (9.74%) Front End Development
17 15 (9.74%) Flask
18 14 (9.09%) Full Stack Development
18 14 (9.09%) Problem-Solving

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 6 (3.90%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (1.95%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (0.65%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.94%) AWS
2 10 (6.49%) Azure
3 9 (5.84%) Amazon ECS
3 9 (5.84%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.90%) Cloudflare
4 6 (3.90%) CloudFront
5 4 (2.60%) GitHub
6 3 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.95%) Azure App Service
6 3 (1.95%) Azure Monitor
6 3 (1.95%) Serverless
7 2 (1.30%) Azure Logic Apps
7 2 (1.30%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (1.30%) SaaS
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.65%) GCP
8 1 (0.65%) PaaS
8 1 (0.65%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) AMQP
1 6 (3.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.44%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (5.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (3.90%) Amazon Athena
3 6 (3.90%) Redis
4 4 (2.60%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.60%) Subversion
3 3 (1.95%) GitLab
3 3 (1.95%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.95%) JIRA
4 1 (0.65%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 77 (50.00%) Finance
2 43 (27.92%) Front Office
3 24 (15.58%) Social Skills
4 16 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.79%) Advertising
6 10 (6.49%) Banking
7 9 (5.84%) Financial Institution
8 6 (3.90%) Automotive
8 6 (3.90%) Investment Banking
8 6 (3.90%) Retail
9 4 (2.60%) Public Sector
10 3 (1.95%) Electronics
10 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.95%) Marketing
10 3 (1.95%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.64%) NumPy
2 18 (11.69%) Pandas
3 17 (11.04%) Django
4 15 (9.74%) Flask
5 12 (7.79%) SQLAlchemy
6 9 (5.84%) .NET
7 6 (3.90%) FastAPI
7 6 (3.90%) WebSockets
8 5 (3.25%) GraphQL
8 5 (3.25%) pytest
8 5 (3.25%) RESTful
9 3 (1.95%) Jinja
9 3 (1.95%) Node.js
9 3 (1.95%) React
9 3 (1.95%) SciPy
10 2 (1.30%) AWS Chalice
10 2 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (0.65%) gRPC
11 1 (0.65%) Lambda Expressions
11 1 (0.65%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Market Risk
2 13 (8.44%) Renewable Energy
3 12 (7.79%) Derivative
4 10 (6.49%) Equities
5 8 (5.19%) Data Structures
5 8 (5.19%) Exotic Derivative
5 8 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (4.55%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.55%) Reference Data
7 6 (3.90%) Video on Demand
7 6 (3.90%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.30%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.25%) Linux
1 5 (3.25%) Windows
2 4 (2.60%) Windows 10
2 4 (2.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.22%) Data Science
2 33 (21.43%) Fintech
3 27 (17.53%) Machine Learning
4 26 (16.88%) Artificial Intelligence
5 24 (15.58%) Risk Management
6 23 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (12.34%) Microservices
8 16 (10.39%) Automated Trading
8 16 (10.39%) Data Analysis
8 16 (10.39%) Mathematics
8 16 (10.39%) Visualisation
9 15 (9.74%) Front End Development
10 14 (9.09%) Full Stack Development
10 14 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (7.79%) Analytics
11 12 (7.79%) CI/CD
12 11 (7.14%) Requirements Gathering
13 10 (6.49%) Financial Modelling
13 10 (6.49%) Mentoring
13 10 (6.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 154 (100.00%) Python
2 20 (12.99%) SQL
3 17 (11.04%) Go
4 12 (7.79%) VBA
5 8 (5.19%) C#
6 7 (4.55%) C++
7 6 (3.90%) C
7 6 (3.90%) Java
8 5 (3.25%) Scala
9 4 (2.60%) Bash
10 3 (1.95%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.95%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.65%) R
11 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (10.39%) Degree
2 8 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (5.19%) Master's Degree
2 8 (5.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) Dodd-Frank
1 8 (5.19%) EMIR
1 8 (5.19%) MiFID
2 6 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 38 (24.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) Ansible
2 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.95%) Databricks
2 3 (1.95%) SAP
3 1 (0.65%) DevExpress
3 1 (0.65%) Facebook
3 1 (0.65%) Google
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle
3 1 (0.65%) SmartStream