The median annual salary for a Python Software Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python Software Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 216 266 319
Rank change year-on-year +50 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 7 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.11% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +35.48%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4870 6777 9756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.65% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 6059 8310
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Python Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Python Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Python Software Engineer in the City of London

Python Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Python Software Engineer in the City of London

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Python Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Python Software Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) API Development
6 4 (28.57%) Data Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Microservices
6 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
6 4 (28.57%) PHP
7 3 (21.43%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
7 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning
8 2 (14.29%) Big Data
8 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 2 (14.29%) Fintech
8 2 (14.29%) Reinforcement Learning
8 2 (14.29%) C
8 2 (14.29%) C#
8 2 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Mathematics

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Flask
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) API Development
5 4 (28.57%) Data Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Microservices
6 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
6 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (14.29%) Reinforcement Learning
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.14%) Data Ingestion
8 1 (7.14%) Data Virtualisation
8 1 (7.14%) Functional Programming
8 1 (7.14%) Proprietary Trading
8 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Erlang
5 1 (7.14%) Haskell
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) OCaml
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Google
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