Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 17 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +19
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,241 1,036 1,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.18% 10.20% 9.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.38% 18.01% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,119 934 1,147
City of London median annual salary £68,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.38% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,725 £40,000
90th Percentile £105,250 £105,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 6,751 5,752 7,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 60.79% 56.64% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6,083 5,197 6,874
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +3 8 £65,000 +8.33%
Python
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 413 (33.28%) Finance
2 390 (31.43%) Linux
3 377 (30.38%) Java
4 356 (28.69%) Amazon AWS
5 345 (27.80%) SQL
6 318 (25.62%) DevOps
7 269 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
8 234 (18.86%) JavaScript
9 230 (18.53%) Docker
10 211 (17.00%) Machine Learning
11 199 (16.04%) Degree
12 193 (15.55%) Big Data
13 192 (15.47%) C++
14 187 (15.07%) Data Science
15 185 (14.91%) Ruby
15 185 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
16 177 (14.26%) Computer Science
17 172 (13.86%) C#
18 167 (13.46%) Ansible
19 160 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
19 160 (12.89%) Bash Shell
20 154 (12.41%) Apache Spark
21 149 (12.01%) Analytics
22 148 (11.93%) Puppet
23 145 (11.68%) Software Engineering
23 145 (11.68%) Fintech
24 143 (11.52%) Perl
24 143 (11.52%) Mathematics
25 133 (10.72%) Jenkins
25 133 (10.72%) Kubernetes

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
1 154 (12.41%) Apache Spark
2 73 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 56 (4.51%) Apache
4 19 (1.53%) nginx
5 17 (1.37%) SAS
6 14 (1.13%) OpenStack
7 11 (0.89%) Confluence
7 11 (0.89%) Ethereum
8 10 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.40%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.40%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.32%) IIS
12 4 (0.32%) Luigi
12 4 (0.32%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.24%) JBoss
13 3 (0.24%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.48%) SPSS
3 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.081%) InVision
6 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.13%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (0.48%) RMDS
3 4 (0.32%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 356 (28.69%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (6.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 60 (4.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 35 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (2.66%) SaaS
6 33 (2.66%) Serverless
7 30 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
8 27 (2.18%) GitHub
9 22 (1.77%) IaaS
10 19 (1.53%) Amazon S3
10 19 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (1.45%) PaaS
12 15 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
13 14 (1.13%) Amazon Kinesis
14 10 (0.81%) Datadog
15 8 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
15 8 (0.64%) Loggly
16 7 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 7 (0.56%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.48%) DNS
2 62 (5.00%) Firewall
3 47 (3.79%) TCP/IP
4 43 (3.46%) VPN
5 36 (2.90%) WAN
6 27 (2.18%) NetScaler
6 27 (2.18%) Network Security
7 26 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (2.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (2.01%) Cisco IOS
8 25 (2.01%) Internet
9 24 (1.93%) Cisco ISE
9 24 (1.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 24 (1.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 24 (1.93%) MPLS
9 24 (1.93%) NX-OS
9 24 (1.93%) VPLS
9 24 (1.93%) WLAN
10 20 (1.61%) DHCP
10 20 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (15.55%) Big Data
2 116 (9.35%) Hadoop
3 99 (7.98%) MySQL
3 99 (7.98%) SQL Server
4 90 (7.25%) NoSQL
5 87 (7.01%) MongoDB
6 84 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
7 62 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 47 (3.79%) Data Lake
9 44 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 43 (3.46%) Power BI
11 41 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
12 38 (3.06%) Blockchain
13 36 (2.90%) Apache Hive
14 32 (2.58%) Redis
15 23 (1.85%) RDBMS
15 23 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
17 19 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 19 (1.53%) HBase
Development Applications
1 133 (10.72%) Jenkins
2 87 (7.01%) Git (software)
3 34 (2.74%) JIRA
4 32 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
5 31 (2.50%) Maven
5 31 (2.50%) TeamCity
6 25 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (1.93%) Subversion
8 21 (1.69%) Bitbucket
9 17 (1.37%) CircleCI
9 17 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (1.37%) Selenium
10 11 (0.89%) Ant
10 11 (0.89%) Vagrant
11 10 (0.81%) Artifactory
11 10 (0.81%) JUnit
11 10 (0.81%) RStudio
11 10 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (0.73%) webpack
13 8 (0.64%) GoCD
General
1 413 (33.28%) Finance
2 131 (10.56%) Banking
3 86 (6.93%) Front Office
4 49 (3.95%) Retail
5 36 (2.90%) Marketing
6 27 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.93%) Advertising
8 19 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.45%) Games
10 15 (1.21%) Law
10 15 (1.21%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.64%) Legal
12 4 (0.32%) Electronics
12 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.24%) Publishing
14 2 (0.16%) Back Office
14 2 (0.16%) Billing
14 2 (0.16%) French Language
15 1 (0.081%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 444 (35.78%) Developer
2 188 (15.15%) Python Developer
3 124 (9.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 104 (8.38%) Senior Developer
5 94 (7.57%) Data Scientist
6 90 (7.25%) Analyst
7 69 (5.56%) Data Engineer
8 55 (4.43%) C++ Developer
9 52 (4.19%) Python Engineer
10 50 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
10 50 (4.03%) Java Developer
11 46 (3.71%) Senior Python Developer
12 42 (3.38%) Cloud Engineer
13 40 (3.22%) Software Developer
14 37 (2.98%) Junior
15 36 (2.90%) AWS Engineer
16 33 (2.66%) Senior DevOps
17 31 (2.50%) Administrator
18 29 (2.34%) JavaScript Developer
18 29 (2.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (9.19%) Django
2 107 (8.62%) HTML
3 104 (8.38%) .NET
4 89 (7.17%) CSS
5 83 (6.69%) Kafka
6 77 (6.20%) Node.js
7 74 (5.96%) AngularJS
7 74 (5.96%) REST
8 65 (5.24%) React
9 64 (5.16%) Web Services
10 61 (4.92%) Natural Language Processing
11 51 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
12 43 (3.46%) Flask
13 38 (3.06%) RESTful
14 37 (2.98%) Pandas
15 35 (2.82%) JSON
16 32 (2.58%) XML
17 31 (2.50%) HTML5
18 29 (2.34%) NumPy
19 26 (2.10%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 177 (14.26%) Computer Science
2 145 (11.68%) Fintech
3 112 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
4 111 (8.94%) Greenfield Project
5 108 (8.70%) Algorithms
6 45 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 43 (3.46%) Hedge funds
8 42 (3.38%) Derivative
8 42 (3.38%) Equities
9 38 (3.06%) Fixed Income
10 28 (2.26%) Data Structures
11 27 (2.18%) User Experience
12 21 (1.69%) Data Centre
13 20 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
14 16 (1.29%) Management Information System
14 16 (1.29%) Public Cloud
15 15 (1.21%) Bitcoin
16 14 (1.13%) Social Media
17 13 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
18 11 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 390 (31.43%) Linux
2 115 (9.27%) Unix
3 95 (7.66%) Windows
4 36 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (1.53%) CentOS
6 17 (1.37%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.21%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.64%) Android
9 7 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.56%) Debian
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.24%) Solaris
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.081%) AIX
13 1 (0.081%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.081%) HPUX
13 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.081%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (25.62%) DevOps
2 269 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (17.00%) Machine Learning
4 187 (15.07%) Data Science
5 160 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
6 149 (12.01%) Analytics
7 145 (11.68%) Software Engineering
8 143 (11.52%) Mathematics
9 128 (10.31%) Microservices
10 114 (9.19%) Configuration Management
11 95 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
12 94 (7.57%) TDD
13 85 (6.85%) Open Source
14 80 (6.45%) E-Commerce
15 77 (6.20%) Artificial Intelligence
16 72 (5.80%) Test Automation
17 71 (5.72%) Scrum
18 69 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
19 66 (5.32%) Statistics
20 64 (5.16%) OO
Programming Languages
1 377 (30.38%) Java
2 345 (27.80%) SQL
3 234 (18.86%) JavaScript
4 192 (15.47%) C++
5 185 (14.91%) Ruby
6 172 (13.86%) C#
7 160 (12.89%) Bash Shell
8 143 (11.52%) Perl
9 127 (10.23%) R
10 112 (9.02%) Scala
11 74 (5.96%) PHP
12 64 (5.16%) PowerShell
13 63 (5.08%) Go
14 53 (4.27%) Shell Script
15 49 (3.95%) C
16 24 (1.93%) VBA
17 21 (1.69%) T-SQL
18 17 (1.37%) PL/SQL
19 16 (1.29%) MATLAB
20 15 (1.21%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 199 (16.04%) Degree
2 75 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (4.03%) PhD
4 33 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (2.50%) CCNP
6 28 (2.26%) CCIE
7 21 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (0.81%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.73%) CISSP
10 7 (0.56%) CISM
10 7 (0.56%) RHCE
10 7 (0.56%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.40%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.40%) CCSP
12 3 (0.24%) CEH
12 3 (0.24%) CISA
12 3 (0.24%) CREST Certified
12 3 (0.24%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.24%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.72%) QA
2 38 (3.06%) GCP
3 14 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.73%) MiFID
5 6 (0.48%) EMIR
6 5 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.40%) GDPR
6 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.32%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.081%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.081%) FATCA
8 1 (0.081%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.081%) IFRS
8 1 (0.081%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 230 (18.53%) Docker
2 48 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.93%) XenApp
3 24 (1.93%) XenDesktop
4 16 (1.29%) HDFS
5 15 (1.21%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.73%) LXC
7 7 (0.56%) KVM
7 7 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.48%) Xen
9 5 (0.40%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.40%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.32%) vSphere
11 3 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.24%) Firmware
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.24%) Squid
12 2 (0.16%) NFS
12 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 167 (13.46%) Ansible
2 148 (11.93%) Puppet
3 133 (10.72%) Kubernetes
4 110 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
5 106 (8.54%) Terraform
6 27 (2.18%) Nagios
7 25 (2.01%) Mesos
8 19 (1.53%) Prometheus
8 19 (1.53%) Salt
9 14 (1.13%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (0.64%) Consul
12 7 (0.56%) Grafana
12 7 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 6 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.40%) Capistrano
14 5 (0.40%) logstash
14 5 (0.40%) Packer
15 4 (0.32%) Cobbler
16 3 (0.24%) Cacti
Vendors
1 95 (7.66%) Google
2 83 (6.69%) Microsoft
3 58 (4.67%) Oracle
4 55 (4.43%) VMware
5 50 (4.03%) Cisco
6 44 (3.55%) Tableau
7 40 (3.22%) CheckPoint
8 31 (2.50%) F5
9 30 (2.42%) Red Hat
10 29 (2.34%) Citrix
11 27 (2.18%) Splunk
12 25 (2.01%) Infoblox
12 25 (2.01%) Juniper
13 24 (1.93%) Blue Coat
13 24 (1.93%) Imperva
13 24 (1.93%) Zscaler
14 23 (1.85%) Sybase
15 15 (1.21%) New Relic
16 13 (1.05%) IBM
17 12 (0.97%) Apigee