Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 18 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,329 1,031 1,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.94% 10.31% 9.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.25% 18.20% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,224 928 960
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £42,000
90th Percentile £102,125 £107,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -4.00%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,905 5,664 6,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.05% 56.65% 57.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6,303 5,178 6,331
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,300 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the City of London

Python
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Python in the City of London

Python
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in the City of London

Python
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the City of London region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 6 £62,500 -
Moorgate -1 2 £65,000 -27.78%
Python
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Python.

1 450 (33.86%) Linux
2 424 (31.90%) DevOps
3 422 (31.75%) Java
4 409 (30.78%) Finance
5 390 (29.35%) Amazon AWS
6 386 (29.04%) SQL
7 362 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
8 302 (22.72%) Docker
9 265 (19.94%) JavaScript
10 241 (18.13%) Ansible
11 220 (16.55%) Bash Shell
12 203 (15.27%) Machine Learning
13 199 (14.97%) C#
14 197 (14.82%) Ruby
15 194 (14.60%) Puppet
16 188 (14.15%) Software Engineering
17 185 (13.92%) C++
18 180 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
19 175 (13.17%) Kubernetes
20 173 (13.02%) Jenkins
21 172 (12.94%) Data Science
22 171 (12.87%) Computer Science
23 162 (12.19%) Degree
24 159 (11.96%) Unix
25 158 (11.89%) Analytics
26 156 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
27 154 (11.59%) .NET
28 153 (11.51%) Scala
29 149 (11.21%) Big Data
30 144 (10.84%) Banking

Python
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
1 135 (10.16%) Apache Spark
2 64 (4.82%) Apache
3 60 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
4 43 (3.24%) OpenStack
5 23 (1.73%) Tomcat
6 21 (1.58%) nginx
6 21 (1.58%) SAS
7 15 (1.13%) SharePoint
8 14 (1.05%) IIS
9 10 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.68%) Confluence
11 8 (0.60%) Ethereum
12 7 (0.53%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.53%) CMS
13 6 (0.45%) GemFire
13 6 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.38%) Jupyter
14 5 (0.38%) Kinematics
15 4 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
16 3 (0.23%) uWSGI
Applications
1 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.38%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.30%) Maya
5 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.15%) Houdini
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) NUKE
6 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.075%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.58%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.30%) SunGard GMI
4 3 (0.23%) RiskWrite
5 2 (0.15%) Odoo
6 1 (0.075%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.075%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.075%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 390 (29.35%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (8.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 35 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (2.56%) Serverless
6 32 (2.41%) Amazon S3
7 29 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
8 27 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (1.81%) SaaS
10 23 (1.73%) GitHub
11 22 (1.66%) Amazon EMR
12 15 (1.13%) OpenShift
13 14 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
13 14 (1.05%) PaaS
13 14 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (0.83%) IaaS
15 10 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.46%) Firewall
2 31 (2.33%) DNS
3 26 (1.96%) VPN
4 21 (1.58%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.13%) SAN
6 14 (1.05%) WAN
7 13 (0.98%) DHCP
8 12 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (0.90%) HTTP
8 12 (0.90%) Internet
8 12 (0.90%) Network Security
9 10 (0.75%) BGP
9 10 (0.75%) SSL
10 9 (0.68%) VLAN
11 8 (0.60%) FTP
11 8 (0.60%) NetScaler
11 8 (0.60%) SSH
12 7 (0.53%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (0.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (11.21%) Big Data
2 133 (10.01%) MySQL
3 123 (9.26%) NoSQL
4 111 (8.35%) Hadoop
5 107 (8.05%) SQL Server
6 81 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
7 74 (5.57%) Relational Database
8 64 (4.82%) MongoDB
9 43 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
10 42 (3.16%) Blockchain
10 42 (3.16%) Power BI
11 39 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 39 (2.93%) Redis
12 35 (2.63%) Apache Hive
12 35 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (2.03%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
14 26 (1.96%) BigQuery
15 23 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 173 (13.02%) Jenkins
2 111 (8.35%) Git (software)
3 65 (4.89%) Maven
4 47 (3.54%) JIRA
5 38 (2.86%) Subversion
6 37 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 27 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (1.66%) Selenium
9 19 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (1.35%) Gradle
11 17 (1.28%) Ant
11 17 (1.28%) CircleCI
11 17 (1.28%) Cucumber
12 13 (0.98%) Visual Studio
13 12 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (0.90%) Hudson
13 12 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (0.90%) webpack
14 9 (0.68%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.53%) Robot Framework
General
1 409 (30.78%) Finance
2 144 (10.84%) Banking
3 92 (6.92%) Front Office
4 53 (3.99%) Advertising
5 50 (3.76%) Marketing
6 40 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 35 (2.63%) Retail
8 31 (2.33%) Law
9 29 (2.18%) Games
10 15 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.05%) Back Office
12 9 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.60%) French Language
14 7 (0.53%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.38%) Electronics
16 5 (0.38%) Legal
16 5 (0.38%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.38%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 500 (37.62%) Developer
2 211 (15.88%) Python Developer
3 199 (14.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 152 (11.44%) Senior Developer
5 98 (7.37%) Data Scientist
6 84 (6.32%) Python Engineer
7 82 (6.17%) Java Developer
8 78 (5.87%) Analyst
9 75 (5.64%) Data Engineer
10 65 (4.89%) Software Engineer
11 56 (4.21%) Senior Python Developer
12 49 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
13 45 (3.39%) Senior DevOps
14 44 (3.31%) Administrator
14 44 (3.31%) Linux Engineer
15 43 (3.24%) C# Developer
16 41 (3.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 39 (2.93%) Software Developer
18 37 (2.78%) Senior Data Scientist
19 35 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (11.59%) .NET
2 113 (8.50%) Django
3 93 (7.00%) HTML
4 89 (6.70%) React
5 84 (6.32%) Node.js
6 78 (5.87%) CSS
7 76 (5.72%) REST
8 72 (5.42%) Web Services
9 71 (5.34%) Kafka
10 70 (5.27%) AngularJS
11 66 (4.97%) Spring
12 56 (4.21%) Flask
12 56 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
13 54 (4.06%) Pandas
14 53 (3.99%) Natural Language Processing
15 45 (3.39%) Elastic Stack
16 40 (3.01%) TensorFlow
17 38 (2.86%) NumPy
18 33 (2.48%) JSON
19 32 (2.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 171 (12.87%) Computer Science
2 134 (10.08%) Fintech
3 110 (8.28%) Algorithms
3 110 (8.28%) Greenfield Project
4 109 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (4.89%) Derivative
6 57 (4.29%) Hedge funds
7 53 (3.99%) Data Centre
8 44 (3.31%) Data Structures
9 34 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
10 32 (2.41%) Equities
11 30 (2.26%) User Experience
12 28 (2.11%) Fixed Income
13 27 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
14 25 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 24 (1.81%) Market Risk
16 20 (1.50%) Management Information System
16 20 (1.50%) Public Cloud
17 18 (1.35%) Mobile App
18 17 (1.28%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 450 (33.86%) Linux
2 159 (11.96%) Unix
3 116 (8.73%) Windows
4 47 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (1.66%) Windows Server
6 18 (1.35%) CentOS
7 17 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.75%) Solaris
9 7 (0.53%) Android
9 7 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.53%) CoreOS
10 6 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
10 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.38%) Debian
11 5 (0.38%) Robot Operating System
12 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.15%) Fedora
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.075%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (31.90%) DevOps
2 362 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (15.27%) Machine Learning
4 188 (14.15%) Software Engineering
5 172 (12.94%) Data Science
6 158 (11.89%) Analytics
7 156 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
8 142 (10.68%) Microservices
9 140 (10.53%) Mathematics
10 126 (9.48%) Configuration Management
11 116 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
12 111 (8.35%) TDD
13 103 (7.75%) Open Source
14 98 (7.37%) Artificial Intelligence
15 87 (6.55%) Scrum
15 87 (6.55%) Test Automation
16 72 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
17 71 (5.34%) OO
18 70 (5.27%) Visualisation
19 69 (5.19%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 422 (31.75%) Java
2 386 (29.04%) SQL
3 265 (19.94%) JavaScript
4 220 (16.55%) Bash Shell
5 199 (14.97%) C#
6 197 (14.82%) Ruby
7 185 (13.92%) C++
8 153 (11.51%) Scala
9 127 (9.56%) R
10 118 (8.88%) Perl
11 97 (7.30%) PowerShell
12 87 (6.55%) Go
13 80 (6.02%) PHP
14 55 (4.14%) Shell Script
15 36 (2.71%) T-SQL
16 29 (2.18%) Java 8
17 27 (2.03%) C
18 23 (1.73%) VBA
19 20 (1.50%) ES6
20 19 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 162 (12.19%) Degree
2 76 (5.72%) PhD
3 54 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (1.13%) RHCE
5 12 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (0.83%) AWS Certification
7 10 (0.75%) CCNP
8 9 (0.68%) MCSA
8 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.60%) CCIE
10 6 (0.45%) RHCSA
10 6 (0.45%) Security Cleared
10 6 (0.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.38%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.38%) MPhil
12 4 (0.30%) CCSP
12 4 (0.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.49%) QA
2 15 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.53%) MiFID
4 6 (0.45%) GDPR
5 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.30%) EMIR
7 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.15%) SLA
9 1 (0.075%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 302 (22.72%) Docker
2 57 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.18%) Active Directory
4 20 (1.50%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.98%) HDFS
5 13 (0.98%) vSphere
6 12 (0.90%) KVM
6 12 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.68%) LXC
8 8 (0.60%) iptables
9 7 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.53%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (0.45%) Xen
10 6 (0.45%) XenApp
10 6 (0.45%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.30%) QEMU
11 4 (0.30%) Varnish
12 3 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.23%) zsh
Systems Management
1 241 (18.13%) Ansible
2 194 (14.60%) Puppet
3 175 (13.17%) Kubernetes
4 141 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
5 88 (6.62%) Terraform
6 38 (2.86%) Salt
7 32 (2.41%) Nagios
8 29 (2.18%) Prometheus
9 20 (1.50%) Grafana
10 17 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (1.13%) Mesos
11 15 (1.13%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.98%) vRealize
13 12 (0.90%) vCenter Server
14 11 (0.83%) HAProxy
14 11 (0.83%) Kibana
15 10 (0.75%) logstash
16 9 (0.68%) Consul
17 7 (0.53%) Rancher
18 6 (0.45%) QRadar
Vendors
1 111 (8.35%) Google
2 100 (7.52%) Oracle
3 70 (5.27%) Microsoft
4 68 (5.12%) VMware
5 59 (4.44%) Tableau
6 50 (3.76%) Red Hat
7 39 (2.93%) Splunk
8 28 (2.11%) Sybase
9 25 (1.88%) Cisco
10 19 (1.43%) F5
11 16 (1.20%) IBM
12 15 (1.13%) Citrix
13 14 (1.05%) Solace
13 14 (1.05%) Sun
14 13 (0.98%) SAP
15 11 (0.83%) CheckPoint
15 11 (0.83%) Hortonworks
15 11 (0.83%) Qualys
16 10 (0.75%) Palo Alto
17 9 (0.68%) SaltStack