The median annual salary for a Python Software Engineer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Python Software Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 250 307
Rank change year-on-year +29 +57  
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 13 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.16% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.17% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 5
Median salary £85,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.92% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £45,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £94,750 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.52%  

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 4994 6046 9814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.17% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4459 5515 8410
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Python Software Engineer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (100.00%) Python
2 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (65.00%) C++
4 12 (60.00%) Finance
5 9 (45.00%) Scala
6 6 (30.00%) Games
6 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (30.00%) PMI
6 6 (30.00%) PMI Certification
6 6 (30.00%) DirectX
6 6 (30.00%) Algorithms
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) Data Engineering
9 3 (15.00%) Erlang
9 3 (15.00%) Java
10 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (10.00%) Unix
10 2 (10.00%) Windows
10 2 (10.00%) C#
10 2 (10.00%) .NET
10 2 (10.00%) OO
10 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
10 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
10 2 (10.00%) Ruby
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
10 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
10 2 (10.00%) Android

Python Software 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) DirectX
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Algorithms
1 6 (30.00%) PMI
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Data Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) API Development
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Reinforcement Learning
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Programming
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.00%) Microservices
5 1 (5.00%) Proprietary Trading
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (65.00%) C++
3 9 (45.00%) Scala
4 3 (15.00%) Erlang
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Clojure
5 2 (10.00%) F#
5 2 (10.00%) Go
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) Haskell
6 1 (5.00%) OCaml
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PhD
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago