Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 170 151
Rank change year-on-year -4 -19 +147
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 61 118 203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.24% 1.43% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.51% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 57 114 198
10th Percentile £52,000 £42,500 £48,786
25th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £97,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £112,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.45% +10.71% -

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 4,561 7,808 9,779
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.04% 94.71% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,028 6,843 8,765
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 61 (100.00%) Python
2 26 (42.62%) Finance
3 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (34.43%) SQL
5 20 (32.79%) Degree
5 20 (32.79%) Machine Learning
5 20 (32.79%) DevOps
6 18 (29.51%) Docker
7 17 (27.87%) Data Science
7 17 (27.87%) AWS
7 17 (27.87%) Software Engineering
8 14 (22.95%) Computer Science
9 13 (21.31%) Azure
10 12 (19.67%) Kubernetes
10 12 (19.67%) GCP
10 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
10 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
11 11 (18.03%) Mentoring
12 10 (16.39%) Elastic Stack
12 10 (16.39%) SQLAlchemy
13 9 (14.75%) Puppet
13 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
14 8 (13.11%) Ansible
14 8 (13.11%) Data Engineering
14 8 (13.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (13.11%) Linux
15 7 (11.48%) Java
15 7 (11.48%) Data Modelling
15 7 (11.48%) ETL
15 7 (11.48%) Terraform

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 3 (4.92%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.87%) AWS
2 13 (21.31%) Azure
3 12 (19.67%) GCP
4 8 (13.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (8.20%) IaaS
6 4 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (6.56%) Amazon S3
7 3 (4.92%) Azure Stack
7 3 (4.92%) Matillion
8 2 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (3.28%) Serverless
9 1 (1.64%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.64%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (1.64%) Cloud Functions
9 1 (1.64%) Firebase
9 1 (1.64%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.64%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.20%) Multicast
2 5 (8.20%) tcpdump
3 2 (3.28%) SSH
4 1 (1.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Big Data
2 3 (4.92%) BigQuery
2 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.28%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) QlikView
4 1 (1.64%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (1.64%) Tableau
4 1 (1.64%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.84%) JIRA
4 5 (8.20%) GitLab
5 2 (3.28%) CircleCI
5 2 (3.28%) Maven
5 2 (3.28%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.64%) Appium
6 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.64%) Calabash
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
6 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (42.62%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Advertising
3 4 (6.56%) Marketing
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Front Office
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Elastic Stack
1 10 (16.39%) SQLAlchemy
2 7 (11.48%) React
3 6 (9.84%) SciPy
4 5 (8.20%) Flask
4 5 (8.20%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (6.56%) NumPy
5 4 (6.56%) Pandas
6 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.92%) Kafka
6 3 (4.92%) Lambda Expressions
6 3 (4.92%) Node.js
7 2 (3.28%) Jinja
7 2 (3.28%) pytest
7 2 (3.28%) Spring
8 1 (1.64%) .NET
8 1 (1.64%) CSS
8 1 (1.64%) HTML
8 1 (1.64%) Laravel
8 1 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.84%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (6.56%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.92%) Derivative
6 2 (3.28%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.64%) Equities
7 1 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.64%) User Experience
7 1 (1.64%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.64%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) CentOS
2 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (8.20%) Unix
3 2 (3.28%) Android
3 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) DevOps
2 20 (32.79%) Machine Learning
3 17 (27.87%) Data Science
3 17 (27.87%) Software Engineering
4 14 (22.95%) Computer Science
5 11 (18.03%) Mentoring
6 8 (13.11%) Data Engineering
7 7 (11.48%) Data Modelling
7 7 (11.48%) ETL
7 7 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (9.84%) Analytics
8 6 (9.84%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (9.84%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (9.84%) Fintech
8 6 (9.84%) Front End Development
8 6 (9.84%) OOP
8 6 (9.84%) SDLC
8 6 (9.84%) Visualisation
9 5 (8.20%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Python
2 21 (34.43%) SQL
3 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.48%) Java
5 5 (8.20%) C#
6 4 (6.56%) R
7 3 (4.92%) C++
7 3 (4.92%) Go
8 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.64%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) Rust
9 1 (1.64%) Scala
9 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (29.51%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Kubernetes
2 9 (14.75%) Puppet
3 8 (13.11%) Ansible
4 7 (11.48%) Terraform
5 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (8.20%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Databricks
2 3 (4.92%) Alteryx
2 3 (4.92%) Talend
3 2 (3.28%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg