Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 6 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 854 1,648 1,372
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 21.19% 16.49% 12.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.28% 28.09% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 851 1,606 1,331
Median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -1.72% +3.57% +7.69%

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 2,491 5,867 6,892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.81% 58.71% 62.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,262 5,097 6,273
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +6.56%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £106,250 £98,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Python as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

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 26 November 2020. 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 +16 1 £87,500 +25.00%
Python
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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.

1 290 (33.96%) DevOps
2 280 (32.79%) Finance
3 279 (32.67%) AWS
4 252 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
5 245 (28.69%) SQL
6 230 (26.93%) Docker
7 222 (26.00%) Java
8 186 (21.78%) Kubernetes
9 178 (20.84%) Azure
10 176 (20.61%) Jenkins
11 161 (18.85%) Linux
12 146 (17.10%) JavaScript
13 145 (16.98%) C#
14 131 (15.34%) Machine Learning
15 128 (14.99%) Degree
16 123 (14.40%) Terraform
17 122 (14.29%) Ansible
18 120 (14.05%) Puppet
19 118 (13.82%) Software Engineering
20 110 (12.88%) Git (software)
21 108 (12.65%) Data Science
22 104 (12.18%) Fintech
23 101 (11.83%) Analytics
24 98 (11.48%) TDD
25 89 (10.42%) Django
26 88 (10.30%) Artificial Intelligence
26 88 (10.30%) GCP
27 84 (9.84%) Bash Shell
27 84 (9.84%) C++
28 83 (9.72%) Business Intelligence

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 69 (8.08%) Apache Spark
2 31 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (2.81%) SAS
4 23 (2.69%) Apache
5 18 (2.11%) Confluence
6 9 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.94%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.70%) IIS
9 5 (0.59%) CMS
9 5 (0.59%) nginx
10 4 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.12%) Apache TomEE
12 1 (0.12%) JBoss
12 1 (0.12%) uWSGI
12 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.23%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Sketch
4 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.12%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (0.70%) FINCAD Analytics
3 4 (0.47%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 279 (32.67%) AWS
2 178 (20.84%) Azure
3 88 (10.30%) GCP
4 66 (7.73%) Power Platform
5 48 (5.62%) SaaS
6 45 (5.27%) Serverless
7 43 (5.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 38 (4.45%) AWS Lambda
9 24 (2.81%) IaaS
9 24 (2.81%) PaaS
10 23 (2.69%) GitHub
11 19 (2.22%) Office 365
12 18 (2.11%) Amazon S3
12 18 (2.11%) Azure Data Factory
13 15 (1.76%) OpenShift
14 14 (1.64%) Amazon Kinesis
15 13 (1.52%) Amazon SageMaker
16 11 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
17 10 (1.17%) Amazon ECS
18 9 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.75%) Firewall
2 28 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.58%) Network Security
4 18 (2.11%) DNS
5 12 (1.41%) LAN
5 12 (1.41%) Multicast
6 10 (1.17%) BGP
6 10 (1.17%) OSPF
6 10 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (0.94%) HTTP
7 8 (0.94%) Wireless
8 7 (0.82%) WAN
9 6 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (0.70%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (0.70%) Internet
9 6 (0.70%) VPN
9 6 (0.70%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (9.48%) Big Data
2 74 (8.67%) SQL Server
3 69 (8.08%) Hadoop
4 66 (7.73%) Power BI
5 60 (7.03%) NoSQL
5 60 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
6 47 (5.50%) MongoDB
7 43 (5.04%) Tableau
8 35 (4.10%) MySQL
9 25 (2.93%) Apache Hive
10 24 (2.81%) Data Lake
11 22 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (1.99%) Relational Database
13 16 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (1.41%) Looker
15 12 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
16 11 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 176 (20.61%) Jenkins
2 110 (12.88%) Git (software)
3 50 (5.85%) JIRA
4 36 (4.22%) Selenium
5 25 (2.93%) Cucumber
5 25 (2.93%) GitLab
6 20 (2.34%) Appium
7 14 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (1.64%) CircleCI
7 14 (1.64%) Maven
8 12 (1.41%) Bitbucket
8 12 (1.41%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (1.17%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.05%) Travis CI
11 7 (0.82%) Gradle
11 7 (0.82%) Subversion
12 6 (0.70%) Calabash
12 6 (0.70%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 280 (32.79%) Finance
2 58 (6.79%) Banking
3 56 (6.56%) Front Office
4 54 (6.32%) Advertising
5 32 (3.75%) Games
6 26 (3.04%) Marketing
7 19 (2.22%) Law
8 15 (1.76%) Retail
9 9 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 8 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.70%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.47%) French Language
12 4 (0.47%) Legal
13 3 (0.35%) Electronics
13 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 283 (33.14%) Developer
2 156 (18.27%) Python Developer
3 153 (17.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 100 (11.71%) Senior Developer
5 92 (10.77%) Python Engineer
6 90 (10.54%) AWS Engineer
7 75 (8.78%) Analyst
8 67 (7.85%) AWS DevOps
9 66 (7.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 64 (7.49%) Senior Python Developer
11 50 (5.85%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 43 (5.04%) Data Scientist
12 43 (5.04%) Quantitative Developer
12 43 (5.04%) Software Engineer
13 39 (4.57%) Data Engineer
14 38 (4.45%) Full Stack Developer
15 34 (3.98%) Java Developer
16 30 (3.51%) Senior DevOps
17 27 (3.16%) Data Analyst
18 26 (3.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (10.42%) Django
2 69 (8.08%) React
3 66 (7.73%) Node.js
4 63 (7.38%) .NET
5 51 (5.97%) Kafka
6 50 (5.85%) AngularJS
7 49 (5.74%) Pandas
8 44 (5.15%) Flask
8 44 (5.15%) Natural Language Processing
9 34 (3.98%) Web Services
10 33 (3.86%) HTML
10 33 (3.86%) NumPy
11 30 (3.51%) TensorFlow
12 28 (3.28%) REST
13 27 (3.16%) GraphQL
14 25 (2.93%) CSS
15 24 (2.81%) Spring
16 20 (2.34%) PyTorch
16 20 (2.34%) scikit-learn
16 20 (2.34%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.26%) Algorithms
2 54 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.57%) Equities
4 38 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
5 36 (4.22%) Derivative
6 25 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (2.69%) Data Structures
8 22 (2.58%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.99%) Video on Demand
10 16 (1.87%) Market Risk
10 16 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.76%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.64%) Fixed Income
13 12 (1.41%) Cloud Native
14 11 (1.29%) Data Centre
15 9 (1.05%) Exotic Derivative
15 9 (1.05%) Management Information System
15 9 (1.05%) Mobile App
15 9 (1.05%) Virtual Team
16 8 (0.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 161 (18.85%) Linux
2 58 (6.79%) Windows
3 45 (5.27%) Unix
4 15 (1.76%) Android
5 12 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.41%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.94%) CentOS
8 7 (0.82%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.59%) Fedora
10 4 (0.47%) Debian
10 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.23%) VMS
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.12%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (33.96%) DevOps
2 252 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (15.34%) Machine Learning
4 118 (13.82%) Software Engineering
5 108 (12.65%) Data Science
6 104 (12.18%) Fintech
7 101 (11.83%) Analytics
8 98 (11.48%) TDD
9 88 (10.30%) Artificial Intelligence
10 83 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
11 80 (9.37%) Computer Science
12 78 (9.13%) Test Automation
13 68 (7.96%) Microservices
14 65 (7.61%) Visualisation
15 63 (7.38%) Mathematics
16 62 (7.26%) Infrastructure as Code
17 58 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
17 58 (6.79%) Project Management
18 55 (6.44%) Data Visualisation
19 54 (6.32%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 245 (28.69%) SQL
2 222 (26.00%) Java
3 146 (17.10%) JavaScript
4 145 (16.98%) C#
5 84 (9.84%) Bash Shell
5 84 (9.84%) C++
6 77 (9.02%) R
7 75 (8.78%) Go
8 52 (6.09%) Ruby
9 51 (5.97%) PowerShell
10 40 (4.68%) Scala
11 35 (4.10%) PHP
12 29 (3.40%) TypeScript
13 28 (3.28%) Kotlin
13 28 (3.28%) Perl
14 26 (3.04%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.87%) VBA
16 15 (1.76%) C
17 12 (1.41%) MATLAB
17 12 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 128 (14.99%) Degree
2 42 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (4.68%) PhD
4 25 (2.93%) Master's Degree
5 8 (0.94%) CCNP
5 8 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (0.94%) ISEB
5 8 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.82%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.35%) CCIE
9 2 (0.23%) CCNA
9 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CCDP
10 1 (0.12%) CCSP
10 1 (0.12%) CISM
10 1 (0.12%) CISSP
10 1 (0.12%) CRISC
10 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.68%) QA
2 12 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.17%) EMIR
4 9 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (1.05%) MiFID
5 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) GDPR
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) PMO
6 1 (0.12%) PSD2
6 1 (0.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 230 (26.93%) Docker
2 21 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.94%) HDFS
5 4 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.12%) XenApp
8 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 186 (21.78%) Kubernetes
2 123 (14.40%) Terraform
3 122 (14.29%) Ansible
4 120 (14.05%) Puppet
5 54 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.76%) Grafana
6 15 (1.76%) Prometheus
7 11 (1.29%) Kibana
8 10 (1.17%) Nagios
9 9 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (0.94%) SCCM
11 7 (0.82%) Control-M
11 7 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.70%) Salt
13 5 (0.59%) Netcool
13 5 (0.59%) Opsview
13 5 (0.59%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.47%) WSUS
15 3 (0.35%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 83 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.63%) Databricks
3 22 (2.58%) Oracle
4 21 (2.46%) Cisco
4 21 (2.46%) VMware
5 16 (1.87%) Cloudera
6 14 (1.64%) Google
6 14 (1.64%) Splunk
7 11 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.29%) SAP
8 10 (1.17%) Palo Alto
8 10 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.05%) Talend
10 8 (0.94%) Adobe
10 8 (0.94%) New Relic
11 7 (0.82%) Dynatrace
11 7 (0.82%) hybris
11 7 (0.82%) Informatica
11 7 (0.82%) SolarWinds
12 6 (0.70%) AppDynamics