Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 11 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,471 1,370 1,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.05% 13.25% 10.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.05% 21.13% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,300 1,241 1,008
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £102,500 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +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 5,245 6,484 6,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.24% 62.73% 57.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4,600 5,886 5,502
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,500 £39,525
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%

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 January 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 23 January 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
Moorgate -2 5 £65,000 - 1
London Bridge -12 3 £44,250 -26.25%
Python
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 584 (39.70%) Finance
2 490 (33.31%) SQL
3 447 (30.39%) AWS
4 425 (28.89%) Java
5 405 (27.53%) Linux
6 388 (26.38%) DevOps
7 369 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
8 352 (23.93%) Docker
9 273 (18.56%) Kubernetes
10 260 (17.68%) Degree
11 253 (17.20%) C#
12 244 (16.59%) Fintech
13 233 (15.84%) C++
14 232 (15.77%) Software Engineering
15 222 (15.09%) Computer Science
16 218 (14.82%) JavaScript
17 216 (14.68%) Data Science
18 212 (14.41%) Machine Learning
18 212 (14.41%) Azure
19 199 (13.53%) Analytics
20 198 (13.46%) Ansible
21 174 (11.83%) GCP
22 170 (11.56%) Terraform
23 169 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
24 168 (11.42%) Bash Shell
25 159 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
26 155 (10.54%) Git (software)
27 153 (10.40%) Jenkins
28 144 (9.79%) Django
29 141 (9.59%) Google

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
1 126 (8.57%) Apache Spark
2 60 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (2.18%) Apache
4 18 (1.22%) nginx
5 16 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
6 15 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 14 (0.95%) OpenStack
8 13 (0.88%) CMS
9 11 (0.75%) SAS
10 10 (0.68%) Confluence
10 10 (0.68%) Luigi
11 9 (0.61%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.48%) Jupyter
13 6 (0.41%) Ethereum
14 5 (0.34%) JBoss
15 4 (0.27%) Apache TomEE
15 4 (0.27%) Drupal
15 4 (0.27%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.27%) WordPress
16 3 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.27%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.068%) Maya
5 1 (0.068%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.068%) NUKE
5 1 (0.068%) Sketch
5 1 (0.068%) SPSS
5 1 (0.068%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.48%) R3 Corda
2 6 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.20%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.14%) Relativity
6 1 (0.068%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.068%) HFM
6 1 (0.068%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.068%) Ripple
6 1 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 447 (30.39%) AWS
2 212 (14.41%) Azure
3 174 (11.83%) GCP
4 79 (5.37%) Power Platform
5 50 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 45 (3.06%) Serverless
7 33 (2.24%) AWS Lambda
8 32 (2.18%) Amazon S3
9 25 (1.70%) SaaS
10 18 (1.22%) GitHub
11 16 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
11 16 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
11 16 (1.09%) Office 365
12 15 (1.02%) Datadog
12 15 (1.02%) Slack
13 14 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (0.95%) Amazon ECS
14 10 (0.68%) IaaS
14 10 (0.68%) PaaS
14 10 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 32 (2.18%) HTTP
3 27 (1.84%) DNS
4 13 (0.88%) Firewall
5 11 (0.75%) SAN
6 10 (0.68%) Internet
7 7 (0.48%) VPN
8 6 (0.41%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.34%) FTP
9 5 (0.34%) WAN
10 4 (0.27%) LAN
11 3 (0.20%) DHCP
11 3 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.20%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.14%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.14%) MPLS
12 2 (0.14%) Network Security
12 2 (0.14%) OpenVPN
12 2 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 138 (9.38%) Big Data
3 110 (7.48%) SQL Server
4 99 (6.73%) Hadoop
5 92 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 84 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 80 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
8 79 (5.37%) Power BI
9 75 (5.10%) MySQL
10 66 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 57 (3.87%) MongoDB
12 51 (3.47%) Apache Hive
13 46 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 45 (3.06%) Blockchain
15 41 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 35 (2.38%) KDB
17 33 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 32 (2.18%) RDBMS
19 31 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
20 28 (1.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 155 (10.54%) Git (software)
2 153 (10.40%) Jenkins
3 50 (3.40%) JIRA
4 30 (2.04%) Selenium
5 27 (1.84%) Cucumber
6 24 (1.63%) TeamCity
7 20 (1.36%) Bitbucket
8 19 (1.29%) Visual Studio
9 18 (1.22%) Maven
9 18 (1.22%) Subversion
9 18 (1.22%) Vagrant
10 17 (1.16%) GitLab
11 16 (1.09%) JUnit
12 14 (0.95%) Artifactory
12 14 (0.95%) GoCD
13 13 (0.88%) WebDriver
14 11 (0.75%) CircleCI
14 11 (0.75%) Gradle
14 11 (0.75%) Mockito
14 11 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 584 (39.70%) Finance
2 120 (8.16%) Banking
3 77 (5.23%) Front Office
4 74 (5.03%) Marketing
5 55 (3.74%) Advertising
6 51 (3.47%) Retail
7 27 (1.84%) Games
8 26 (1.77%) Back Office
9 18 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.16%) Law
11 15 (1.02%) Legal
11 15 (1.02%) Public Sector
11 15 (1.02%) Publishing
12 13 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.54%) Automotive
14 7 (0.48%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.41%) Electronics
15 6 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.27%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 544 (36.98%) Developer
2 304 (20.67%) Python Developer
3 163 (11.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 159 (10.81%) Python Engineer
5 130 (8.84%) Data Engineer
6 105 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 101 (6.87%) Senior Developer
8 82 (5.57%) Analyst
9 70 (4.76%) Java Developer
10 59 (4.01%) AWS Engineer
11 58 (3.94%) Data Scientist
12 45 (3.06%) Senior DevOps
13 44 (2.99%) Senior Python Developer
14 43 (2.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 42 (2.86%) C# Developer
15 42 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
15 42 (2.86%) SQL Developer
16 40 (2.72%) Software Developer
17 39 (2.65%) Quantitative Developer
18 37 (2.52%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (9.79%) Django
2 124 (8.43%) React
3 107 (7.27%) Kafka
4 97 (6.59%) HTML
5 95 (6.46%) Web Services
6 94 (6.39%) AngularJS
7 82 (5.57%) .NET
8 78 (5.30%) Node.js
9 76 (5.17%) Flask
10 71 (4.83%) CSS
11 69 (4.69%) RESTful
12 68 (4.62%) REST
13 57 (3.87%) Pandas
14 55 (3.74%) TensorFlow
15 46 (3.13%) scikit-learn
16 42 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
17 41 (2.79%) Elastic Stack
18 40 (2.72%) NumPy
19 39 (2.65%) HTML5
20 36 (2.45%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 138 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (8.29%) Algorithms
3 96 (6.53%) Hedge funds
4 94 (6.39%) Greenfield Project
5 53 (3.60%) Data Structures
6 50 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 36 (2.45%) Equities
8 36 (2.45%) Fixed Income
9 35 (2.38%) Public Cloud
10 32 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
11 28 (1.90%) Management Information System
12 27 (1.84%) Derivative
13 25 (1.70%) Data Centre
13 25 (1.70%) Virtual Team
14 20 (1.36%) Market Risk
15 19 (1.29%) Cloud Native
16 18 (1.22%) Credit Risk
16 18 (1.22%) Renewable Energy
17 15 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 405 (27.53%) Linux
2 126 (8.57%) Unix
3 87 (5.91%) Windows
4 33 (2.24%) CentOS
5 20 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (0.82%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.75%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.61%) Android
8 9 (0.61%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.27%) Debian
10 3 (0.20%) Solaris
10 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.14%) Fedora
11 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.068%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (26.38%) DevOps
2 369 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (16.59%) Fintech
4 232 (15.77%) Software Engineering
5 222 (15.09%) Computer Science
6 216 (14.68%) Data Science
7 212 (14.41%) Machine Learning
8 199 (13.53%) Analytics
9 169 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
10 136 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
11 130 (8.84%) Artificial Intelligence
12 128 (8.70%) Test Automation
13 127 (8.63%) Microservices
14 120 (8.16%) TDD
15 113 (7.68%) Mathematics
16 109 (7.41%) ETL
16 109 (7.41%) Infrastructure as Code
17 105 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
18 95 (6.46%) Open Source
19 91 (6.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 490 (33.31%) SQL
2 425 (28.89%) Java
3 253 (17.20%) C#
4 233 (15.84%) C++
5 218 (14.82%) JavaScript
6 168 (11.42%) Bash Shell
7 127 (8.63%) R
8 114 (7.75%) Ruby
8 114 (7.75%) Scala
9 102 (6.93%) Go
10 65 (4.42%) PowerShell
11 58 (3.94%) TypeScript
12 54 (3.67%) PHP
13 49 (3.33%) VBA
14 43 (2.92%) Shell Script
15 40 (2.72%) Kotlin
15 40 (2.72%) Perl
16 33 (2.24%) MATLAB
17 29 (1.97%) C
18 24 (1.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 260 (17.68%) Degree
2 79 (5.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (3.33%) PhD
4 41 (2.79%) Master's Degree
5 13 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (0.75%) OSCP
7 7 (0.48%) CEH
7 7 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.41%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.41%) CREST Certified
9 5 (0.34%) CISSP
9 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.27%) GWAPT
11 3 (0.20%) CFA
11 3 (0.20%) IIBA
11 3 (0.20%) OSCE
11 3 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.14%) CCNA
12 2 (0.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.78%) QA
2 15 (1.02%) MiFID
3 14 (0.95%) EMIR
4 13 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.54%) SLA
7 6 (0.41%) NIST
7 6 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.20%) GDPR
9 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.068%) FINRA
10 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 352 (23.93%) Docker
2 20 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 19 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.09%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.75%) HDFS
5 11 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.54%) KVM
7 6 (0.41%) Firmware
7 6 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.41%) Xen
8 5 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.068%) ACF2
10 1 (0.068%) oVirt
10 1 (0.068%) QEMU
10 1 (0.068%) RACF
10 1 (0.068%) Varnish
10 1 (0.068%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.068%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 273 (18.56%) Kubernetes
2 198 (13.46%) Ansible
3 170 (11.56%) Terraform
4 83 (5.64%) Puppet
5 75 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (2.72%) Packer
7 39 (2.65%) Grafana
8 34 (2.31%) Salt
9 28 (1.90%) Prometheus
10 23 (1.56%) Consul
11 17 (1.16%) Kibana
12 12 (0.82%) Graphite
13 9 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (0.54%) Icinga
14 8 (0.54%) Oozie
15 7 (0.48%) Nagios
16 6 (0.41%) logstash
16 6 (0.41%) Mesos
16 6 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 6 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 141 (9.59%) Google
2 65 (4.42%) Microsoft
3 56 (3.81%) Oracle
3 56 (3.81%) Tableau
4 40 (2.72%) Red Hat
5 27 (1.84%) VMware
6 24 (1.63%) Informatica
6 24 (1.63%) Sybase
7 19 (1.29%) Talend
8 14 (0.95%) Alteryx
9 13 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 12 (0.82%) Databricks
11 10 (0.68%) IBM
11 10 (0.68%) Samsung
12 9 (0.61%) RedGate
12 9 (0.61%) Remedy
12 9 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.61%) YouTube
13 8 (0.54%) New Relic
13 8 (0.54%) Splunk