Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 8 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,340 1,568 1,191
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 15.48% 15.22% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.84% 24.53% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,276 1,504 1,086
Median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £106,250 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +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 4,814 6,393 6,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 55.60% 62.05% 59.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4,269 5,742 5,695
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 £40,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% 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 3 April 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 3 April 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 -5 4 £65,000 - 1
London Bridge -9 2 £66,750 +40.53%
Python
Central London

For the 6 months to 3 April 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.

1 460 (34.33%) Finance
2 428 (31.94%) AWS
3 411 (30.67%) DevOps
4 389 (29.03%) Java
5 366 (27.31%) SQL
6 356 (26.57%) Linux
7 328 (24.48%) Docker
8 305 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
9 267 (19.93%) Kubernetes
10 249 (18.58%) Azure
11 228 (17.01%) Software Engineering
12 225 (16.79%) JavaScript
13 222 (16.57%) Degree
14 210 (15.67%) Ansible
15 208 (15.52%) Fintech
16 197 (14.70%) C#
17 185 (13.81%) Data Science
18 183 (13.66%) Jenkins
18 183 (13.66%) Computer Science
18 183 (13.66%) Terraform
19 181 (13.51%) C++
20 178 (13.28%) Analytics
21 175 (13.06%) Machine Learning
22 166 (12.39%) Bash Shell
23 163 (12.16%) Git (software)
24 161 (12.01%) GCP
25 129 (9.63%) Test Automation
26 124 (9.25%) Artificial Intelligence
27 121 (9.03%) R
27 121 (9.03%) Analytical Skills

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
1 111 (8.28%) Apache Spark
2 45 (3.36%) Apache
3 40 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (2.01%) Apache Airflow
4 27 (2.01%) Confluence
5 23 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 13 (0.97%) OpenStack
7 10 (0.75%) Jupyter
8 9 (0.67%) SharePoint
9 8 (0.60%) CMS
9 8 (0.60%) Luigi
9 8 (0.60%) SAS
10 6 (0.45%) nginx
11 4 (0.30%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.30%) IIS
12 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.075%) CICS
14 1 (0.075%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 18 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.30%) Sketch
3 4 (0.30%) Zeplin
4 3 (0.22%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.075%) Maya
6 1 (0.075%) NUKE
6 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.52%) R3 Corda
2 5 (0.37%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.075%) FastStats
5 1 (0.075%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.075%) Relativity
5 1 (0.075%) Ripple
5 1 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.075%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.075%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 428 (31.94%) AWS
2 249 (18.58%) Azure
3 161 (12.01%) GCP
4 60 (4.48%) Power Platform
5 45 (3.36%) Serverless
6 43 (3.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 33 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
7 33 (2.46%) SaaS
8 31 (2.31%) Amazon S3
9 22 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
10 21 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (1.42%) Amazon ECS
12 18 (1.34%) Office 365
13 16 (1.19%) GitHub
14 15 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
14 15 (1.12%) Slack
15 14 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (1.04%) Datadog
16 12 (0.90%) IaaS
16 12 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.40%) TCP/IP
2 37 (2.76%) Firewall
3 31 (2.31%) DNS
4 29 (2.16%) HTTP
5 16 (1.19%) Wireshark
6 12 (0.90%) SAN
7 8 (0.60%) DHCP
7 8 (0.60%) VPN
8 7 (0.52%) Internet
8 7 (0.52%) WAN
9 5 (0.37%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (0.37%) FTP
9 5 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.30%) BGP
10 4 (0.30%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.30%) LAN
10 4 (0.30%) Network Security
10 4 (0.30%) OSPF
10 4 (0.30%) SSL
10 4 (0.30%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
2 104 (7.76%) Big Data
3 99 (7.39%) Hadoop
4 95 (7.09%) NoSQL
5 83 (6.19%) SQL Server
6 81 (6.04%) Relational Database
7 77 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
8 60 (4.48%) Power BI
9 57 (4.25%) MySQL
10 56 (4.18%) MongoDB
11 51 (3.81%) Apache Hive
12 41 (3.06%) RDBMS
13 37 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 36 (2.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 34 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
16 29 (2.16%) Amazon Redshift
17 26 (1.94%) Blockchain
18 25 (1.87%) Snowflake Schema
19 24 (1.79%) Redis
20 22 (1.64%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 183 (13.66%) Jenkins
2 163 (12.16%) Git (software)
3 81 (6.04%) JIRA
4 33 (2.46%) TeamCity
5 29 (2.16%) Bitbucket
5 29 (2.16%) Selenium
6 24 (1.79%) GitLab
7 21 (1.57%) Maven
8 20 (1.49%) Artifactory
9 18 (1.34%) Cucumber
9 18 (1.34%) git-flow
10 17 (1.27%) RSpec
11 16 (1.19%) Visual Studio
12 14 (1.04%) JUnit
12 14 (1.04%) Vagrant
13 13 (0.97%) CircleCI
13 13 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
13 13 (0.97%) Subversion
13 13 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 460 (34.33%) Finance
2 116 (8.66%) Banking
3 69 (5.15%) Front Office
4 49 (3.66%) Marketing
5 45 (3.36%) Retail
6 40 (2.99%) Advertising
7 28 (2.09%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.57%) Law
9 20 (1.49%) Back Office
10 19 (1.42%) Games
11 17 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.27%) Legal
12 11 (0.82%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.60%) Automotive
13 8 (0.60%) Publishing
14 7 (0.52%) Public Sector
15 6 (0.45%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.37%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.15%) Electronics
17 2 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 416 (31.04%) Developer
2 193 (14.40%) Python Developer
3 184 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 129 (9.63%) Python Engineer
5 115 (8.58%) Data Engineer
6 100 (7.46%) Software Engineer
7 80 (5.97%) Analyst
8 70 (5.22%) Data Scientist
9 58 (4.33%) AWS Engineer
9 58 (4.33%) Java Developer
9 58 (4.33%) Senior Developer
10 56 (4.18%) Full Stack Developer
11 52 (3.88%) Cloud Engineer
12 41 (3.06%) Quantitative Developer
13 40 (2.99%) Architect
13 40 (2.99%) Senior DevOps
14 38 (2.84%) Junior
14 38 (2.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 33 (2.46%) C# Developer
16 32 (2.39%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (8.21%) Django
2 103 (7.69%) HTML
2 103 (7.69%) React
3 101 (7.54%) Kafka
4 98 (7.31%) Node.js
5 93 (6.94%) CSS
6 86 (6.42%) Web Services
7 81 (6.04%) AngularJS
8 67 (5.00%) .NET
8 67 (5.00%) Flask
8 67 (5.00%) REST
9 54 (4.03%) Pandas
10 53 (3.96%) RESTful
11 47 (3.51%) Elastic Stack
11 47 (3.51%) Natural Language Processing
12 46 (3.43%) HTML5
13 45 (3.36%) TensorFlow
14 43 (3.21%) NumPy
15 33 (2.46%) SOAP
16 29 (2.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 121 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (7.24%) Algorithms
3 63 (4.70%) Greenfield Project
4 58 (4.33%) Public Cloud
5 56 (4.18%) Hedge funds
6 43 (3.21%) Data Structures
7 37 (2.76%) Derivative
7 37 (2.76%) Equities
8 36 (2.69%) Data Centre
9 33 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
10 32 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 29 (2.16%) Management Information System
12 25 (1.87%) User Experience
13 24 (1.79%) Fixed Income
14 22 (1.64%) Cloud Native
15 18 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
17 12 (0.90%) Market Risk
18 10 (0.75%) Credit Risk
18 10 (0.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 356 (26.57%) Linux
2 98 (7.31%) Windows
3 81 (6.04%) Unix
4 36 (2.69%) CentOS
5 22 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.19%) Android
8 13 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.75%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.30%) Solaris
10 4 (0.30%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.22%) Debian
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.075%) Fedora
13 1 (0.075%) VMS
13 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (30.67%) DevOps
2 305 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (17.01%) Software Engineering
4 208 (15.52%) Fintech
5 185 (13.81%) Data Science
6 183 (13.66%) Computer Science
7 178 (13.28%) Analytics
8 175 (13.06%) Machine Learning
9 129 (9.63%) Test Automation
10 124 (9.25%) Artificial Intelligence
11 121 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
12 118 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
13 105 (7.84%) Microservices
14 100 (7.46%) Infrastructure as Code
14 100 (7.46%) Mathematics
15 99 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
16 86 (6.42%) OO
17 83 (6.19%) Open Source
18 80 (5.97%) ETL
19 77 (5.75%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 389 (29.03%) Java
2 366 (27.31%) SQL
3 225 (16.79%) JavaScript
4 197 (14.70%) C#
5 181 (13.51%) C++
6 166 (12.39%) Bash Shell
7 121 (9.03%) R
8 113 (8.43%) PowerShell
9 105 (7.84%) Scala
10 104 (7.76%) Go
11 103 (7.69%) Ruby
12 65 (4.85%) PHP
13 60 (4.48%) TypeScript
14 39 (2.91%) Shell Script
15 38 (2.84%) Perl
16 37 (2.76%) Kotlin
17 34 (2.54%) C
18 32 (2.39%) VBA
19 26 (1.94%) MATLAB
20 23 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 222 (16.57%) Degree
2 91 (6.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (3.13%) PhD
4 37 (2.76%) Master's Degree
5 19 (1.42%) OSCP
6 14 (1.04%) CEH
7 13 (0.97%) AWS Certification
7 13 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (0.90%) GWAPT
9 11 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.67%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.60%) CCNA
11 8 (0.60%) CISSP
11 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.60%) Security Cleared
12 6 (0.45%) ISEB
12 6 (0.45%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.37%) CREST Certified
14 4 (0.30%) CISM
14 4 (0.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.48%) QA
2 18 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.90%) MiFID
3 12 (0.90%) NIST
4 11 (0.82%) EMIR
5 9 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.37%) SLA
8 3 (0.22%) COBIT
8 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.15%) FINRA
9 2 (0.15%) GDPR
10 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.075%) ITGC
System Software
1 328 (24.48%) Docker
2 22 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 19 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 19 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.82%) Firmware
6 9 (0.67%) HDFS
7 7 (0.52%) KVM
8 4 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.30%) Xen
9 3 (0.22%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.22%) vSphere
10 2 (0.15%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.075%) ACF2
11 1 (0.075%) NFS
11 1 (0.075%) RACF
11 1 (0.075%) vCloud
11 1 (0.075%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 267 (19.93%) Kubernetes
2 210 (15.67%) Ansible
3 183 (13.66%) Terraform
4 98 (7.31%) Opscode Chef
5 91 (6.79%) Puppet
6 42 (3.13%) Grafana
6 42 (3.13%) Salt
7 41 (3.06%) Packer
8 36 (2.69%) Prometheus
9 23 (1.72%) Consul
10 17 (1.27%) Icinga
10 17 (1.27%) Kibana
11 9 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (0.60%) Graphite
13 6 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (0.45%) Nagios
14 5 (0.37%) Data Guard
14 5 (0.37%) Matomo
14 5 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 5 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 93 (6.94%) Google
2 68 (5.07%) Microsoft
3 46 (3.43%) Red Hat
4 40 (2.99%) Oracle
4 40 (2.99%) Tableau
5 35 (2.61%) VMware
6 19 (1.42%) Sybase
7 15 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 13 (0.97%) Informatica
8 13 (0.97%) Talend
9 12 (0.90%) IBM
10 11 (0.82%) Cisco
11 10 (0.75%) SnapLogic
12 9 (0.67%) Databricks
12 9 (0.67%) RedGate
13 8 (0.60%) Sun
14 7 (0.52%) Perforce
14 7 (0.52%) Splunk
15 6 (0.45%) F5
15 6 (0.45%) Facebook