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The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 247 131 148
Rank change year-on-year -116 +17 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 55 116 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 2.16% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 2.33% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 43 104 106
10th Percentile £62,750 £42,500 £56,083
25th Percentile £70,625 £60,000 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.20% +5.17% +3.57%
75th Percentile £93,750 £97,500 £86,875
90th Percentile £109,000 £105,000 £107,500
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +7.14%

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 7,432 4,970 5,725
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.66% 92.62% 94.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,638 4,421 5,020
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,450
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 29 June 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 29 June 2022, Python Developer job roles required 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 City of London region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Python
2 27 (49.09%) Finance
3 15 (27.27%) SDLC
4 14 (25.45%) Flask
4 14 (25.45%) Degree
5 13 (23.64%) Mathematics
5 13 (23.64%) CI/CD
6 12 (21.82%) Advertising
6 12 (21.82%) Agile
6 12 (21.82%) .NET
6 12 (21.82%) Financial Modelling
6 12 (21.82%) AWS
7 11 (20.00%) SQLAlchemy
7 11 (20.00%) Physics
7 11 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (20.00%) Validation
7 11 (20.00%) Master's Degree
8 10 (18.18%) Model Validation
8 10 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 10 (18.18%) Equities
8 10 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
8 10 (18.18%) PhD
8 10 (18.18%) Exotic Derivative
8 10 (18.18%) Stochastic Calculus
9 9 (16.36%) Machine Learning
9 9 (16.36%) Django
9 9 (16.36%) C++
10 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
10 8 (14.55%) Sun
10 8 (14.55%) Back Office

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 3 (5.45%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) AWS
2 8 (14.55%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (9.09%) Azure
4 4 (7.27%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.45%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (5.45%) Cloudflare
5 3 (5.45%) CloudFront
5 3 (5.45%) Serverless
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.64%) Azure App Service
6 2 (3.64%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (3.64%) Azure Monitor
6 2 (3.64%) GCP
6 2 (3.64%) GitHub
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.82%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (1.82%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) AMQP
1 3 (5.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.09%) Redis
3 4 (7.27%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (3.64%) DynamoDB
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.82%) JUnit
3 1 (1.82%) PyUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Spock
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 27 (49.09%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Advertising
3 8 (14.55%) Back Office
4 6 (10.91%) Social Skills
5 4 (7.27%) Front Office
6 3 (5.45%) Banking
7 2 (3.64%) Automotive
7 2 (3.64%) Aviation
7 2 (3.64%) Music Industry
7 2 (3.64%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (3.64%) Retail
8 1 (1.82%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.82%) Law
8 1 (1.82%) Marketing
8 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) Flask
2 12 (21.82%) .NET
3 11 (20.00%) SQLAlchemy
4 9 (16.36%) Django
5 6 (10.91%) FastAPI
6 5 (9.09%) NumPy
6 5 (9.09%) Pandas
6 5 (9.09%) RESTful
7 3 (5.45%) GraphQL
7 3 (5.45%) Kafka
7 3 (5.45%) pytest
7 3 (5.45%) React
7 3 (5.45%) REST
7 3 (5.45%) SciPy
7 3 (5.45%) WebSockets
8 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.64%) Dask
8 2 (3.64%) Jinja
8 2 (3.64%) Plotly
8 2 (3.64%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (18.18%) Equities
2 10 (18.18%) Exotic Derivative
3 8 (14.55%) Algorithms
3 8 (14.55%) Data Structures
4 7 (12.73%) Market Risk
5 5 (9.09%) Derivative
6 3 (5.45%) Video on Demand
6 3 (5.45%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.82%) Educational Technology
7 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.82%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) SDLC
2 13 (23.64%) CI/CD
2 13 (23.64%) Mathematics
3 12 (21.82%) Agile
3 12 (21.82%) Financial Modelling
4 11 (20.00%) Physics
4 11 (20.00%) Validation
5 10 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (18.18%) Model Validation
5 10 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 10 (18.18%) Stochastic Calculus
6 9 (16.36%) Machine Learning
7 8 (14.55%) Analytics
8 7 (12.73%) Task Automation
9 6 (10.91%) DevOps
9 6 (10.91%) Fintech
10 5 (9.09%) Data Analytics
10 5 (9.09%) Full Stack Development
10 5 (9.09%) Microservices
10 5 (9.09%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (16.36%) C++
3 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) SQL
5 4 (7.27%) C#
5 4 (7.27%) Java
6 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.64%) R
7 1 (1.82%) Groovy
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) Master's Degree
3 10 (18.18%) PhD
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) Dodd-Frank
1 7 (12.73%) EMIR
1 7 (12.73%) MiFID
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Terraform
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) PagerDuty
1 8 (14.55%) Sun
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Facebook
3 1 (1.82%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) New Relic
3 1 (1.82%) Remedy
3 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.82%) Spotify
3 1 (1.82%) UiPath