Period
to 18 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 May 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 145 135
Rank change year-on-year +32 -10 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 130 130 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.61% 1.80% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 1.90% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 116 125 218
10th Percentile £52,500 £54,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
75th Percentile £86,250 £91,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £108,250 £95,375
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +7.69%

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 4,628 6,834 9,663
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.95% 94.58% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,115 6,000 8,669
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £66,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% +8.33%

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 18 May 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 18 May 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Python
2 71 (54.62%) Finance
3 52 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (34.62%) Django
5 40 (30.77%) Docker
6 39 (30.00%) SQL
7 34 (26.15%) AWS
7 34 (26.15%) Flask
8 29 (22.31%) Linux
9 28 (21.54%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (20.77%) SDLC
11 24 (18.46%) C++
11 24 (18.46%) Software Engineering
12 20 (15.38%) TDD
12 20 (15.38%) Jenkins
13 19 (14.62%) Pandas
13 19 (14.62%) Java
13 19 (14.62%) JavaScript
13 19 (14.62%) HTTP
14 18 (13.85%) Computer Science
14 18 (13.85%) Fintech
14 18 (13.85%) Social Skills
15 17 (13.08%) SQLAlchemy
15 17 (13.08%) Web Services
15 17 (13.08%) Front Office
16 16 (12.31%) Git (software)
16 16 (12.31%) Degree
16 16 (12.31%) Derivative
16 16 (12.31%) BDD
16 16 (12.31%) 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 8 (6.15%) Apache
2 4 (3.08%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.54%) Confluence
5 1 (0.77%) Ethereum
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 34 (26.15%) AWS
2 13 (10.00%) SaaS
3 8 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.15%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (6.15%) Serverless
4 7 (5.38%) AWS Fargate
5 6 (4.62%) Azure
6 4 (3.08%) GCP
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.77%) GitHub
7 1 (0.77%) IaaS
7 1 (0.77%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.62%) HTTP
2 10 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.54%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.38%) Redis
4 6 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.85%) MySQL
6 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.77%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 16 (12.31%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.92%) GitLab
4 8 (6.15%) JIRA
5 4 (3.08%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.08%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 71 (54.62%) Finance
2 18 (13.85%) Social Skills
3 17 (13.08%) Front Office
4 13 (10.00%) Banking
5 10 (7.69%) Advertising
5 10 (7.69%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.31%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.54%) Publishing
9 2 (1.54%) Retail
10 1 (0.77%) Back Office
10 1 (0.77%) Games
10 1 (0.77%) Legal
10 1 (0.77%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (34.62%) Django
2 34 (26.15%) Flask
3 19 (14.62%) Pandas
4 17 (13.08%) SQLAlchemy
4 17 (13.08%) Web Services
5 15 (11.54%) REST
6 13 (10.00%) NumPy
6 13 (10.00%) React
6 13 (10.00%) SciPy
7 11 (8.46%) HTML
8 8 (6.15%) Jinja
8 8 (6.15%) XML
9 7 (5.38%) .NET
9 7 (5.38%) CSS
9 7 (5.38%) Swagger
10 6 (4.62%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.62%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (3.08%) Node.js
12 4 (3.08%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Derivative
2 12 (9.23%) Equities
3 11 (8.46%) Data Structures
4 10 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 8 (6.15%) Hedge funds
6 7 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.62%) Fixed Income
7 6 (4.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (3.85%) User Experience
9 4 (3.08%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.54%) OTC Derivatives
11 1 (0.77%) Anti-Piracy
11 1 (0.77%) Bitcoin
11 1 (0.77%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.77%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.77%) Robotics
11 1 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.31%) Linux
2 10 (7.69%) Android
3 5 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.77%) Windows
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.77%) SDLC
3 24 (18.46%) Software Engineering
4 20 (15.38%) TDD
5 18 (13.85%) Computer Science
5 18 (13.85%) Fintech
6 16 (12.31%) BDD
6 16 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (10.77%) API Design
7 14 (10.77%) Microservices
8 13 (10.00%) Analytics
8 13 (10.00%) OO
9 12 (9.23%) Algorithmic Trading
9 12 (9.23%) Front End Development
9 12 (9.23%) Machine Learning
10 11 (8.46%) Concurrent Programming
10 11 (8.46%) Pair Programming
11 10 (7.69%) Android Development
11 10 (7.69%) Mobile Development
11 10 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 130 (100.00%) Python
2 39 (30.00%) SQL
3 24 (18.46%) C++
4 19 (14.62%) Java
4 19 (14.62%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.00%) Go
6 7 (5.38%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.38%) TypeScript
7 5 (3.85%) C#
7 5 (3.85%) PHP
8 3 (2.31%) C
9 1 (0.77%) F#
9 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (12.31%) Degree
2 6 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.77%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) QA
System Software
1 40 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (11.54%) Puppet
2 7 (5.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.77%) Ansible
3 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.77%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (0.77%) Atlassian
2 1 (0.77%) Facebook
2 1 (0.77%) Kofax
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle