Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 14 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,609 1,177 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.74% 10.89% 9.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.50% 18.23% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,454 1,040 911
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £106,250 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +6.12%

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 6,311 6,455 5,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.73% 59.75% 56.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,664 5,762 5,406
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,250 £40,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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
Moorgate - 8 £65,000 -
London Bridge -4 1 £47,500 -36.67%
Python
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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.

1 571 (35.49%) Java
2 556 (34.56%) DevOps
3 552 (34.31%) Amazon AWS
4 514 (31.95%) Finance
5 468 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
6 448 (27.84%) SQL
7 398 (24.74%) Linux
8 395 (24.55%) Docker
9 341 (21.19%) JavaScript
10 297 (18.46%) Software Engineering
11 276 (17.15%) Microsoft Azure
12 275 (17.09%) Ansible
13 261 (16.22%) C#
14 260 (16.16%) Machine Learning
15 255 (15.85%) C++
16 252 (15.66%) Kubernetes
17 239 (14.85%) Analytics
18 225 (13.98%) Degree
19 224 (13.92%) Bash Shell
20 222 (13.80%) Ruby
21 212 (13.18%) Computer Science
21 212 (13.18%) Data Science
22 197 (12.24%) Google Cloud Platform
22 197 (12.24%) Puppet
23 185 (11.50%) Microservices
24 171 (10.63%) Big Data
25 166 (10.32%) Artificial Intelligence
25 166 (10.32%) Fintech
26 164 (10.19%) Jenkins
27 162 (10.07%) Mathematics

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
1 116 (7.21%) Apache Spark
2 72 (4.47%) Apache
2 72 (4.47%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 21 (1.31%) OpenStack
5 15 (0.93%) SAS
6 12 (0.75%) nginx
7 10 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
7 10 (0.62%) Confluence
8 9 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.44%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.44%) Jupyter
9 7 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.25%) JBoss
10 4 (0.25%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.25%) Tornado
11 3 (0.19%) IIS
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.12%) GemFire
12 2 (0.12%) Luigi
Applications
1 30 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.25%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.25%) SPSS
3 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.062%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.87%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.12%) Endur
5 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.12%) ReMetrica
5 2 (0.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.062%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.062%) Magento
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.062%) RiskWrite
6 1 (0.062%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 552 (34.31%) Amazon AWS
2 276 (17.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 197 (12.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 43 (2.67%) Serverless
5 37 (2.30%) SaaS
6 36 (2.24%) PaaS
7 32 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (1.93%) IaaS
9 29 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
10 26 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (1.49%) Amazon S3
11 24 (1.49%) GitHub
12 23 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
13 17 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (0.75%) Datadog
14 12 (0.75%) OpenShift
15 11 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (0.68%) Office 365
16 9 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.17%) Firewall
2 26 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 20 (1.24%) DNS
3 20 (1.24%) VPN
4 19 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (1.12%) Internet
5 18 (1.12%) Network Security
6 16 (0.99%) Wireless
7 15 (0.93%) WAN
8 12 (0.75%) LAN
9 11 (0.68%) VLAN
9 11 (0.68%) WLAN
10 9 (0.56%) HTTP
10 9 (0.56%) SSL
11 5 (0.31%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.25%) SAN
13 3 (0.19%) BGP
13 3 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.19%) Multicast
13 3 (0.19%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (10.63%) Big Data
2 138 (8.58%) SQL Server
3 126 (7.83%) NoSQL
4 123 (7.64%) MySQL
5 89 (5.53%) MongoDB
6 87 (5.41%) Hadoop
7 83 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
8 80 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
9 75 (4.66%) Power BI
10 59 (3.67%) Data Lake
11 57 (3.54%) Relational Database
12 51 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 49 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 47 (2.92%) Redis
14 47 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 38 (2.36%) Blockchain
16 36 (2.24%) Apache Hive
16 36 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 30 (1.86%) HBase
18 26 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 164 (10.19%) Jenkins
2 151 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 44 (2.73%) git-flow
4 39 (2.42%) JIRA
5 35 (2.18%) TeamCity
6 32 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 31 (1.93%) Maven
7 31 (1.93%) Selenium
8 29 (1.80%) RSpec
9 27 (1.68%) Cucumber
10 20 (1.24%) Subversion
10 20 (1.24%) Travis CI
10 20 (1.24%) Visual Studio
10 20 (1.24%) webpack
11 19 (1.18%) GitLab
12 18 (1.12%) CircleCI
13 17 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (0.81%) Bitbucket
14 13 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 514 (31.95%) Finance
2 147 (9.14%) Banking
3 91 (5.66%) Front Office
4 61 (3.79%) Retail
5 48 (2.98%) Advertising
6 33 (2.05%) Law
7 32 (1.99%) Games
8 29 (1.80%) Marketing
9 25 (1.55%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.24%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.12%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.62%) German Language
13 9 (0.56%) French Language
13 9 (0.56%) Legal
14 7 (0.44%) Electronics
15 6 (0.37%) Back Office
16 4 (0.25%) Publishing
17 2 (0.12%) Billing
18 1 (0.062%) International Banking
18 1 (0.062%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 593 (36.86%) Developer
2 273 (16.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 248 (15.41%) Python Developer
4 203 (12.62%) Python Engineer
5 117 (7.27%) Software Engineer
6 112 (6.96%) Data Engineer
7 110 (6.84%) Senior Developer
8 109 (6.77%) Analyst
9 99 (6.15%) AWS Engineer
10 92 (5.72%) AWS DevOps
11 90 (5.59%) Java Developer
12 71 (4.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 68 (4.23%) Data Scientist
13 68 (4.23%) Senior DevOps
14 66 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
15 65 (4.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 63 (3.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 44 (2.73%) Cloud Engineer
18 43 (2.67%) Full Stack Developer
18 43 (2.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (9.63%) Node.js
2 145 (9.01%) React
3 130 (8.08%) .NET
4 112 (6.96%) AngularJS
5 107 (6.65%) Django
5 107 (6.65%) Web Services
6 99 (6.15%) HTML
7 80 (4.97%) Kafka
8 67 (4.16%) REST
9 66 (4.10%) CSS
10 62 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
11 59 (3.67%) TensorFlow
12 54 (3.36%) Flask
13 52 (3.23%) RESTful
14 45 (2.80%) Spring
15 41 (2.55%) Pandas
16 39 (2.42%) Vue.js
17 36 (2.24%) NumPy
18 35 (2.18%) Natural Language Processing
19 30 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 166 (10.32%) Fintech
2 152 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (7.02%) Algorithms
4 96 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
5 83 (5.16%) User Experience
6 76 (4.72%) Data Structures
7 67 (4.16%) Hedge funds
8 55 (3.42%) Data Centre
9 50 (3.11%) Public Cloud
10 44 (2.73%) Fixed Income
11 43 (2.67%) Mobile App
12 25 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (1.49%) Equities
13 24 (1.49%) Spread Betting
14 22 (1.37%) Robotics
15 21 (1.31%) Derivative
15 21 (1.31%) Market Risk
16 20 (1.24%) Cloud Native
16 20 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
17 19 (1.18%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 398 (24.74%) Linux
2 131 (8.14%) Unix
3 72 (4.47%) Windows
4 23 (1.43%) CentOS
5 21 (1.31%) Ubuntu
6 19 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (1.12%) Android
8 13 (0.81%) Solaris
8 13 (0.81%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.44%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.062%) Debian
11 1 (0.062%) SmartOS
11 1 (0.062%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.062%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (34.56%) DevOps
2 468 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (18.46%) Software Engineering
4 260 (16.16%) Machine Learning
5 239 (14.85%) Analytics
6 212 (13.18%) Computer Science
6 212 (13.18%) Data Science
7 185 (11.50%) Microservices
8 166 (10.32%) Artificial Intelligence
9 162 (10.07%) Mathematics
10 140 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 120 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
12 119 (7.40%) Problem-Solving
13 115 (7.15%) TDD
14 112 (6.96%) Configuration Management
15 101 (6.28%) Project Management
16 97 (6.03%) Visualisation
17 90 (5.59%) ETL
18 88 (5.47%) Data Modelling
19 86 (5.34%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 571 (35.49%) Java
2 448 (27.84%) SQL
3 341 (21.19%) JavaScript
4 261 (16.22%) C#
5 255 (15.85%) C++
6 224 (13.92%) Bash Shell
7 222 (13.80%) Ruby
8 155 (9.63%) Go
9 136 (8.45%) R
9 136 (8.45%) Scala
10 120 (7.46%) Perl
11 102 (6.34%) PowerShell
12 78 (4.85%) PHP
13 51 (3.17%) C
14 44 (2.73%) VBA
15 41 (2.55%) ES6
15 41 (2.55%) Shell Script
16 36 (2.24%) Haskell
17 27 (1.68%) Java 8
18 26 (1.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 225 (13.98%) Degree
2 72 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (3.60%) PhD
4 32 (1.99%) Numerate Degree
5 27 (1.68%) CISSP
6 23 (1.43%) AWS Certification
7 22 (1.37%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.68%) Security Cleared
9 10 (0.62%) CEH
10 9 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.56%) SC Cleared
11 8 (0.50%) SANS
11 8 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
12 7 (0.44%) ISEB
12 7 (0.44%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.37%) GREM
13 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.37%) RHCE
14 4 (0.25%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.98%) QA
2 20 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.62%) MiFID
4 7 (0.44%) GDPR
5 6 (0.37%) SLA
6 3 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.19%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 395 (24.55%) Docker
2 29 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (0.87%) Apache Flume
4 13 (0.81%) HDFS
5 10 (0.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.44%) Varnish
8 6 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.31%) iptables
9 5 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.25%) vSphere
11 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.12%) XenApp
11 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.062%) etcd
12 1 (0.062%) Firmware
12 1 (0.062%) KVM
12 1 (0.062%) LXC
12 1 (0.062%) NFS
12 1 (0.062%) Samba
Systems Management
1 275 (17.09%) Ansible
2 252 (15.66%) Kubernetes
3 197 (12.24%) Puppet
4 159 (9.88%) Terraform
5 140 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (3.36%) Prometheus
7 45 (2.80%) Packer
8 42 (2.61%) Salt
9 32 (1.99%) Consul
10 29 (1.80%) Icinga
11 28 (1.74%) Grafana
12 18 (1.12%) Oozie
13 12 (0.75%) Kibana
14 11 (0.68%) Rancher
15 9 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
15 9 (0.56%) HAProxy
16 7 (0.44%) Mesos
16 7 (0.44%) ZABBIX
17 6 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
17 6 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 134 (8.33%) Google
2 127 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 102 (6.34%) Oracle
4 62 (3.85%) Tableau
5 32 (1.99%) Sybase
6 31 (1.93%) Red Hat
7 26 (1.62%) Databricks
8 19 (1.18%) Hortonworks
9 16 (0.99%) Cloudera
9 16 (0.99%) Splunk
10 15 (0.93%) VMware
11 13 (0.81%) New Relic
12 12 (0.75%) NetApp
13 10 (0.62%) MapR
14 9 (0.56%) F5
14 9 (0.56%) Reuters
15 8 (0.50%) Avaloq
15 8 (0.50%) Bloomberg
16 7 (0.44%) Palo Alto
17 6 (0.37%) PagerDuty