Period
to 13 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

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
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 166 165 123
Rank change year-on-year -1 -42 +185
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 70 85 257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 1.34% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.42% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 69 84 248
10th Percentile £53,500 £39,500 £50,875
25th Percentile £57,500 £61,875 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £79,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.23% +8.97% +3.57%
75th Percentile £85,000 £95,313 £85,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £111,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +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 4,788 5,971 9,599
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.75% 94.24% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4,244 5,231 8,583
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

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 13 June 2021.

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 13 June 2021, 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 70 (100.00%) Python
2 26 (37.14%) Machine Learning
3 23 (32.86%) DevOps
4 22 (31.43%) Finance
5 21 (30.00%) AWS
6 20 (28.57%) SQL
7 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (27.14%) Kubernetes
7 19 (27.14%) Docker
8 17 (24.29%) Data Science
9 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 15 (21.43%) Degree
10 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 14 (20.00%) Linux
10 14 (20.00%) Azure
10 14 (20.00%) Puppet
11 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
11 12 (17.14%) GCP
12 11 (15.71%) Infrastructure as Code
12 11 (15.71%) Computer Science
12 11 (15.71%) SQLAlchemy
13 10 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (12.86%) Artificial Intelligence
14 9 (12.86%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (12.86%) Data Engineering
15 8 (11.43%) Microservices
15 8 (11.43%) Flask
15 8 (11.43%) Advertising
15 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
15 8 (11.43%) Investment Management

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 2 (2.86%) Apache Airflow
1 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.00%) AWS
2 14 (20.00%) Azure
3 12 (17.14%) GCP
4 10 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (7.14%) IaaS
6 3 (4.29%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.29%) Azure Stack
7 2 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.86%) Fivetran
7 2 (2.86%) Matillion
7 2 (2.86%) Serverless
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.43%) Cloud Functions
8 1 (1.43%) Firebase
8 1 (1.43%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.43%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.14%) Multicast
2 5 (7.14%) tcpdump
3 2 (2.86%) SSH
4 1 (1.43%) Firewall
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) Big Data
2 3 (4.29%) BigQuery
3 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.43%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.14%) JIRA
3 4 (5.71%) GitLab
4 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.43%) Appium
5 1 (1.43%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.43%) Maven
5 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.43%) Spock
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Advertising
3 5 (7.14%) Social Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Games
5 3 (4.29%) Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Marketing
6 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.86%) Retail
7 1 (1.43%) Back Office
7 1 (1.43%) Front Office
7 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) SQLAlchemy
2 9 (12.86%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (11.43%) Flask
4 6 (8.57%) React
5 5 (7.14%) SciPy
6 4 (5.71%) Kafka
6 4 (5.71%) NumPy
6 4 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (5.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (5.71%) Unreal Engine
7 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.29%) Pandas
7 3 (4.29%) TensorFlow
8 2 (2.86%) Django
8 2 (2.86%) Jinja
8 2 (2.86%) Lambda Expressions
8 2 (2.86%) Node.js
9 1 (1.43%) PySpark
9 1 (1.43%) pytest
9 1 (1.43%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Algorithms
1 6 (8.57%) Data Structures
1 6 (8.57%) Video\Live Streaming
2 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.71%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) Derivative
4 1 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.43%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) CentOS
2 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Unix
3 4 (5.71%) Android
3 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Machine Learning
2 23 (32.86%) DevOps
3 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (24.29%) Data Science
5 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
7 11 (15.71%) Computer Science
7 11 (15.71%) Infrastructure as Code
8 9 (12.86%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (12.86%) Data Engineering
9 8 (11.43%) Analytics
9 8 (11.43%) Investment Management
9 8 (11.43%) Microservices
10 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (10.00%) Workflow
11 6 (8.57%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.57%) ETL
11 6 (8.57%) Front End Development
12 5 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Python
2 20 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.14%) C
4 5 (7.14%) C++
4 5 (7.14%) Java
5 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.29%) Go
6 3 (4.29%) R
7 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) Ruby
8 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (27.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (27.14%) Kubernetes
2 14 (20.00%) Puppet
3 7 (10.00%) Ansible
4 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.14%) Prometheus
5 3 (4.29%) Terraform
6 1 (1.43%) Consul
6 1 (1.43%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Databricks
2 2 (2.86%) Alteryx
2 2 (2.86%) Google
2 2 (2.86%) Talend
3 1 (1.43%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft