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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 17 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Python 540 657 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.40% 10.30% 6.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.37% 17.93% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 484 599 592
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2940 3664 5381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.61% 57.44% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2643 3359 4763
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Python.

1 432 (41.38%) Linux
2 430 (41.19%) Java
3 364 (34.87%) Finance
4 325 (31.13%) SQL
5 281 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 232 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 230 (22.03%) C++
8 202 (19.35%) DevOps
9 196 (18.77%) Degree
10 184 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
11 162 (15.52%) Ruby
11 162 (15.52%) Unix
12 160 (15.33%) Windows
13 158 (15.13%) Computer Science
13 158 (15.13%) Analytics
14 156 (14.94%) Bash Shell
15 154 (14.75%) Puppet
16 149 (14.27%) Perl
17 146 (13.98%) Machine Learning
18 134 (12.84%) Jenkins
18 134 (12.84%) C#
19 133 (12.74%) Ansible
19 133 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
20 132 (12.64%) Mathematics
21 130 (12.45%) Banking
22 127 (12.16%) Docker
22 127 (12.16%) Big Data
23 118 (11.30%) Scala
24 115 (11.02%) R
25 109 (10.44%) Hadoop

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 89 (8.52%) Apache Spark
2 53 (5.08%) Apache
3 44 (4.21%) Tomcat
4 35 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (2.59%) SAS
6 22 (2.11%) Apache Solr
6 22 (2.11%) OpenStack
7 20 (1.92%) JBoss
8 19 (1.82%) nginx
9 18 (1.72%) Jetty
10 17 (1.63%) WebLogic
10 17 (1.63%) WebSphere
11 15 (1.44%) IIS
12 14 (1.34%) Apache Pig
13 9 (0.86%) Confluence
14 8 (0.77%) CMS
15 7 (0.67%) SharePoint
16 6 (0.57%) Drupal
16 6 (0.57%) Ethereum
16 6 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (1.05%) SPSS
2 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.096%) Gephi
3 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Revive Adserver
1 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.096%) Capstone
2 1 (0.096%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.096%) Magento
2 1 (0.096%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.096%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.096%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 184 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (2.68%) SaaS
5 27 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 22 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (2.11%) PaaS
7 20 (1.92%) IaaS
8 19 (1.82%) Amazon S3
8 19 (1.82%) GitHub
9 16 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
11 9 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.77%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
14 4 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.29%) Office 365
15 3 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.45%) Firewall
2 33 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 28 (2.68%) HTTP
4 27 (2.59%) DNS
5 22 (2.11%) LDAP
6 19 (1.82%) Internet
7 18 (1.72%) DHCP
8 16 (1.53%) NAS
9 15 (1.44%) Network Security
10 13 (1.25%) VPN
11 12 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (1.15%) SAN
12 10 (0.96%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.86%) Kerberos
14 8 (0.77%) BGP
14 8 (0.77%) VoIP
15 7 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (0.67%) OSPF
15 7 (0.67%) SSL
15 7 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (12.16%) Big Data
2 109 (10.44%) Hadoop
3 92 (8.81%) NoSQL
4 88 (8.43%) SQL Server
5 85 (8.14%) MySQL
6 59 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
7 51 (4.89%) MongoDB
8 48 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 48 (4.60%) Relational Database
9 39 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (3.64%) Apache Hive
11 33 (3.16%) Data Mining
12 26 (2.49%) Redis
13 21 (2.01%) Oracle Database
14 20 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
15 18 (1.72%) QlikView
16 13 (1.25%) Couchbase
17 12 (1.15%) HBase
17 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (1.15%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 134 (12.84%) Jenkins
2 79 (7.57%) Git (software)
3 54 (5.17%) JIRA
4 43 (4.12%) Subversion
5 35 (3.35%) Selenium
6 30 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 26 (2.49%) Maven
8 19 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 16 (1.53%) JUnit
10 13 (1.25%) Gatling
10 13 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
10 13 (1.25%) WebDriver
11 12 (1.15%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.05%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.96%) Vagrant
14 8 (0.77%) Visual Studio
15 7 (0.67%) Ant
16 6 (0.57%) Mockito
17 5 (0.48%) gulp
17 5 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 364 (34.87%) Finance
2 130 (12.45%) Banking
3 92 (8.81%) Front Office
4 49 (4.69%) Marketing
5 44 (4.21%) Investment Banking
6 39 (3.74%) Retail
7 26 (2.49%) Games
8 24 (2.30%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.53%) Advertising
11 10 (0.96%) Legal
12 9 (0.86%) Publishing
13 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.29%) Billing
14 3 (0.29%) Electronics
14 3 (0.29%) French Language
14 3 (0.29%) German Language
14 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.19%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 316 (30.27%) Developer
2 129 (12.36%) Python Developer
3 104 (9.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 76 (7.28%) Analyst
5 72 (6.90%) Data Scientist
5 72 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 70 (6.70%) Senior Developer
7 52 (4.98%) Support Engineer
8 43 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
9 41 (3.93%) Graduate
10 40 (3.83%) Architect
10 40 (3.83%) C++ Developer
11 39 (3.74%) Administrator
12 38 (3.64%) Software Engineer
13 32 (3.07%) Graduate Support Engineer
14 30 (2.87%) Senior Python Developer
14 30 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
15 28 (2.68%) Junior
16 27 (2.59%) Data Engineer
16 27 (2.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (10.06%) HTML
2 86 (8.24%) .NET
3 85 (8.14%) CSS
4 76 (7.28%) Django
5 75 (7.18%) AngularJS
6 48 (4.60%) Node.js
7 36 (3.45%) Flask
7 36 (3.45%) Web Services
8 32 (3.07%) RESTful
9 31 (2.97%) Kafka
9 31 (2.97%) REST
10 29 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
11 27 (2.59%) jQuery
11 27 (2.59%) React
12 26 (2.49%) Natural Language Processing
13 25 (2.39%) Elastic Stack
14 24 (2.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 23 (2.20%) Lucene
16 22 (2.11%) STL
17 21 (2.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 158 (15.13%) Computer Science
2 109 (10.44%) Fintech
3 84 (8.05%) Algorithms
4 72 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (3.74%) Derivative
6 33 (3.16%) Hedge funds
7 29 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 28 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (1.82%) Data Structures
10 19 (1.82%) Fixed Income
10 19 (1.82%) PlayStation
10 19 (1.82%) Streaming Video
10 19 (1.82%) Xbox
11 18 (1.72%) Equities
12 17 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (1.63%) User Experience
13 13 (1.25%) Credit Risk
14 12 (1.15%) Data Centre
15 11 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 432 (41.38%) Linux
2 162 (15.52%) Unix
3 160 (15.33%) Windows
4 65 (6.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (4.69%) CentOS
6 47 (4.50%) Ubuntu
7 41 (3.93%) Android
7 41 (3.93%) Apple iOS
8 36 (3.45%) Solaris
9 23 (2.20%) Windows Server
10 19 (1.82%) Windows Phone
11 10 (0.96%) Debian
12 9 (0.86%) VMS
12 9 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.48%) AIX
13 5 (0.48%) Kali Linux
13 5 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (19.35%) DevOps
3 158 (15.13%) Analytics
4 146 (13.98%) Machine Learning
5 133 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
6 132 (12.64%) Mathematics
7 106 (10.15%) Open Source
8 90 (8.62%) Software Engineering
8 90 (8.62%) Test Automation
9 88 (8.43%) TDD
10 86 (8.24%) Configuration Management
11 82 (7.85%) OO
12 74 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
13 70 (6.70%) Scrum
14 58 (5.56%) Microservices
15 55 (5.27%) Physics
16 54 (5.17%) Visualisation
17 53 (5.08%) Mentoring
17 53 (5.08%) Web Development
18 52 (4.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 430 (41.19%) Java
2 325 (31.13%) SQL
3 232 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 230 (22.03%) C++
5 162 (15.52%) Ruby
6 156 (14.94%) Bash Shell
7 149 (14.27%) Perl
8 134 (12.84%) C#
9 118 (11.30%) Scala
10 115 (11.02%) R
11 85 (8.14%) PHP
12 55 (5.27%) PowerShell
13 54 (5.17%) Shell Script
14 50 (4.79%) Go
15 48 (4.60%) C
16 26 (2.49%) Objective-C
17 18 (1.72%) MATLAB
18 17 (1.63%) Erlang
18 17 (1.63%) T-SQL
19 16 (1.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 196 (18.77%) Degree
2 51 (4.89%) PhD
3 50 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (2.49%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.72%) RHCE
6 16 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (1.53%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (1.25%) CISSP
7 13 (1.25%) ISEB
8 12 (1.15%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.05%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.86%) CEH
10 9 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.86%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.77%) CCSP
11 8 (0.77%) CISM
11 8 (0.77%) Linux+ Certification
11 8 (0.77%) RHCA
12 7 (0.67%) CCNP
12 7 (0.67%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.02%) QA
2 10 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.77%) SLA
5 2 (0.19%) GCP
5 2 (0.19%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 127 (12.16%) Docker
2 35 (3.35%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.53%) NFS
6 12 (1.15%) HDFS
7 10 (0.96%) KVM
8 8 (0.77%) pfSense
9 7 (0.67%) iptables
9 7 (0.67%) Varnish
9 7 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.57%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.48%) Samba
12 4 (0.38%) vCloud
12 4 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.38%) Xen
13 3 (0.29%) LXC
13 3 (0.29%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 154 (14.75%) Puppet
2 133 (12.74%) Ansible
3 102 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (4.02%) Kubernetes
5 39 (3.74%) Terraform
6 28 (2.68%) Salt
7 24 (2.30%) Mesos
8 22 (2.11%) Nagios
9 18 (1.72%) Kibana
10 17 (1.63%) logstash
11 13 (1.25%) Grafana
12 10 (0.96%) Cacti
13 9 (0.86%) Graphite
14 8 (0.77%) Ambari
14 8 (0.77%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.77%) Munin
14 8 (0.77%) Oozie
14 8 (0.77%) SCCM
15 7 (0.67%) FortiGate
15 7 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 89 (8.52%) Oracle
2 78 (7.47%) Red Hat
3 38 (3.64%) VMware
4 37 (3.54%) Google
4 37 (3.54%) Tableau
5 29 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 23 (2.20%) Sybase
7 22 (2.11%) Cisco
8 21 (2.01%) SAP
9 20 (1.92%) Splunk
9 20 (1.92%) TIBCO
10 18 (1.72%) Atlassian
11 17 (1.63%) NetApp
12 15 (1.44%) Juniper
13 14 (1.34%) CheckPoint
13 14 (1.34%) F5
14 13 (1.25%) Palo Alto
14 13 (1.25%) Talend
15 12 (1.15%) Rackspace
15 12 (1.15%) Sun
City, London
Athelstan Search
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Share Options + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits + shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £85000 per annum + equity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and working from home
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £72500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago