Period
to 22 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

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

Python Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 113 267
Rank change year-on-year +15 +154 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 93 270 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.56% 2.70% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.83% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 85 307 87
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -15.15%
10th Percentile £54,350 £55,000 £47,250
90th Percentile £90,500 £95,000 £94,250
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%

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 3,378 9,535 10,657
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.13% 95.36% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,956 8,349 9,544
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

Python Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Engineer in the City of London

Python Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Python Engineer in the City of London

Python Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Python Engineer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, Python Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 93 (100.00%) Python
2 49 (52.69%) AWS
3 45 (48.39%) DevOps
4 41 (44.09%) Jenkins
5 37 (39.78%) Kubernetes
6 35 (37.63%) Docker
7 30 (32.26%) Software Engineering
8 29 (31.18%) Machine Learning
9 24 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 22 (23.66%) Data Science
10 22 (23.66%) Linux
11 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (22.58%) Infrastructure as Code
11 21 (22.58%) Terraform
12 20 (21.51%) Finance
13 18 (19.35%) TDD
14 17 (18.28%) Ansible
15 16 (17.20%) SQL
15 16 (17.20%) Puppet
15 16 (17.20%) Django
16 13 (13.98%) Fintech
17 12 (12.90%) Artificial Intelligence
17 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
18 11 (11.83%) Java
18 11 (11.83%) PostgreSQL
18 11 (11.83%) Azure
18 11 (11.83%) Go
19 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (10.75%) Git (software)
19 10 (10.75%) MySQL

Python Engineer 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 (8.60%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.15%) Confluence
3 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.08%) Traefik
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 49 (52.69%) AWS
2 24 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (11.83%) Azure
4 9 (9.68%) GCP
5 8 (8.60%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (8.60%) SaaS
5 8 (8.60%) Serverless
6 5 (5.38%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (4.30%) OpenShift
7 4 (4.30%) PaaS
8 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.15%) Amazon SageMaker
8 2 (2.15%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (2.15%) IaaS
8 2 (2.15%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.08%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (1.08%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (1.08%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.08%) GitHub
9 1 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Firewall
1 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
1 5 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (4.30%) SNMP
3 2 (2.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (10.75%) MySQL
3 8 (8.60%) Big Data
3 8 (8.60%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.23%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.23%) Redis
8 2 (2.15%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.15%) HBase
8 2 (2.15%) KDB
8 2 (2.15%) Kdb+
8 2 (2.15%) Power BI
8 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.08%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 41 (44.09%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.30%) JIRA
4 3 (3.23%) Appium
4 3 (3.23%) Selenium
4 3 (3.23%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.15%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.15%) Maven
5 2 (2.15%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.08%) GitLab
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Advertising
3 4 (4.30%) Law
3 4 (4.30%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) Django
2 9 (9.68%) Flask
2 9 (9.68%) Kafka
2 9 (9.68%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (9.68%) Pandas
3 5 (5.38%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.38%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (5.38%) REST
4 2 (2.15%) .NET
4 2 (2.15%) Dask
4 2 (2.15%) Node.js
4 2 (2.15%) NumPy
4 2 (2.15%) PySpark
4 2 (2.15%) React
4 2 (2.15%) Sensu
4 2 (2.15%) Web Services
5 1 (1.08%) Celery
5 1 (1.08%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.08%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (1.08%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) Equities
3 5 (5.38%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.30%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.30%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.23%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.08%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.08%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.66%) Linux
2 8 (8.60%) Unix
3 2 (2.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.39%) DevOps
2 30 (32.26%) Software Engineering
3 29 (31.18%) Machine Learning
4 22 (23.66%) Data Science
5 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (22.58%) Infrastructure as Code
6 18 (19.35%) TDD
7 13 (13.98%) Fintech
8 12 (12.90%) Artificial Intelligence
9 9 (9.68%) Microservices
9 9 (9.68%) Test Automation
10 7 (7.53%) BDD
10 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (6.45%) Decision-Making
11 6 (6.45%) Pair Programming
12 5 (5.38%) Catastrophe Modelling
12 5 (5.38%) Fraud Detection
12 5 (5.38%) SDLC
12 5 (5.38%) Security Operations
12 5 (5.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) Python
2 16 (17.20%) SQL
3 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.83%) Go
4 11 (11.83%) Java
5 7 (7.53%) C#
6 5 (5.38%) Ruby
7 4 (4.30%) C++
7 4 (4.30%) PHP
7 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.15%) Groovy
8 2 (2.15%) Rust
9 1 (1.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.08%) PyPy
9 1 (1.08%) R
9 1 (1.08%) Scala
9 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (5.38%) Degree
1 5 (5.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) EMIR
System Software
1 35 (37.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (39.78%) Kubernetes
2 21 (22.58%) Terraform
3 17 (18.28%) Ansible
4 16 (17.20%) Puppet
5 5 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.23%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.15%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (2.15%) Control-M
7 2 (2.15%) Grafana
7 2 (2.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle
2 3 (3.23%) Google
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.15%) Sybase
4 1 (1.08%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.08%) SaltStack