Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 18 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +28
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,177 991 1,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.89% 9.52% 9.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.23% 16.73% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,040 911 1,157
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £106,250 £105,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year - +6.12% +11.36%

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 6,455 5,922 7,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.75% 56.89% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,762 5,406 6,868
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 19 April 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 +11 7 £75,000 +25.00%
Python
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 401 (34.07%) Finance
2 374 (31.78%) Java
2 374 (31.78%) Linux
3 341 (28.97%) SQL
4 340 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
5 256 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
6 249 (21.16%) DevOps
7 225 (19.12%) JavaScript
8 220 (18.69%) Machine Learning
9 213 (18.10%) Degree
10 201 (17.08%) C++
11 189 (16.06%) Big Data
11 189 (16.06%) Docker
12 188 (15.97%) Data Science
13 178 (15.12%) Ruby
14 177 (15.04%) C#
14 177 (15.04%) Computer Science
15 168 (14.27%) Microsoft Azure
16 155 (13.17%) Fintech
17 148 (12.57%) Ansible
18 147 (12.49%) Perl
19 138 (11.72%) Bash Shell
20 135 (11.47%) Analytics
20 135 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
21 134 (11.38%) Apache Spark
22 130 (11.05%) Puppet
23 128 (10.88%) R
23 128 (10.88%) Jenkins
23 128 (10.88%) Software Engineering
24 126 (10.71%) Banking

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
1 134 (11.38%) Apache Spark
2 68 (5.78%) Elasticsearch
3 54 (4.59%) Apache
4 30 (2.55%) nginx
5 19 (1.61%) SAS
6 12 (1.02%) Confluence
7 9 (0.76%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.68%) Apache Pig
8 8 (0.68%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.68%) Ethereum
9 6 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (0.42%) Jupyter
10 5 (0.42%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.25%) IIS
11 3 (0.25%) JBoss
11 3 (0.25%) Luigi
11 3 (0.25%) R Markdown
11 3 (0.25%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.02%) SPSS
3 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.085%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.085%) HipChat
6 1 (0.085%) InVision
Business Applications
1 9 (0.76%) RMDS
2 4 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.25%) MetaTrader
3 3 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.085%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 340 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (14.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (3.99%) AWS CloudFormation
4 45 (3.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 37 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (3.14%) SaaS
6 30 (2.55%) GitHub
7 23 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (1.87%) IaaS
9 21 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (1.78%) Serverless
10 20 (1.70%) Amazon S3
11 14 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
12 13 (1.10%) PaaS
13 12 (1.02%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
14 11 (0.93%) Azure Machine Learning
15 9 (0.76%) Datadog
16 6 (0.51%) OpenShift
17 5 (0.42%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.59%) DNS
1 54 (4.59%) Firewall
2 49 (4.16%) TCP/IP
3 37 (3.14%) VPN
4 33 (2.80%) WAN
5 27 (2.29%) Internet
6 26 (2.21%) Network Security
7 23 (1.95%) BGP
7 23 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
8 21 (1.78%) NetScaler
8 21 (1.78%) NX-OS
8 21 (1.78%) OSPF
9 20 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (1.70%) MPLS
10 18 (1.53%) Cisco ISE
10 18 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 18 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 18 (1.53%) VPLS
10 18 (1.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (16.06%) Big Data
2 119 (10.11%) SQL Server
3 111 (9.43%) Hadoop
4 99 (8.41%) MySQL
5 97 (8.24%) MongoDB
6 86 (7.31%) PostgreSQL
7 67 (5.69%) NoSQL
8 51 (4.33%) Relational Database
9 46 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
10 42 (3.57%) Power BI
11 38 (3.23%) Apache Hive
12 37 (3.14%) Amazon Redshift
12 37 (3.14%) Data Lake
13 35 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
14 28 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 25 (2.12%) Blockchain
15 25 (2.12%) Redis
16 21 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 20 (1.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 128 (10.88%) Jenkins
2 97 (8.24%) Git (software)
3 40 (3.40%) JIRA
4 39 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 35 (2.97%) TeamCity
6 29 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
7 28 (2.38%) Maven
8 25 (2.12%) Subversion
9 24 (2.04%) Bitbucket
10 21 (1.78%) Selenium
11 17 (1.44%) JUnit
12 16 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (1.10%) GitLab
14 11 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (0.85%) Mockito
15 10 (0.85%) RStudio
15 10 (0.85%) Vagrant
16 9 (0.76%) Artifactory
16 9 (0.76%) GoCD
17 8 (0.68%) gulp
General
1 401 (34.07%) Finance
2 126 (10.71%) Banking
3 90 (7.65%) Front Office
4 53 (4.50%) Retail
5 43 (3.65%) Advertising
6 31 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 30 (2.55%) Financial Institution
8 27 (2.29%) Marketing
9 17 (1.44%) Games
10 13 (1.10%) Law
11 12 (1.02%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.68%) Legal
12 8 (0.68%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.25%) Billing
14 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.17%) Digital Economy
15 2 (0.17%) Publishing
16 1 (0.085%) Back Office
16 1 (0.085%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 446 (37.89%) Developer
2 186 (15.80%) Python Developer
3 95 (8.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 86 (7.31%) Analyst
5 80 (6.80%) Senior Developer
6 74 (6.29%) Data Scientist
7 58 (4.93%) C++ Developer
8 57 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 49 (4.16%) Data Engineer
9 49 (4.16%) Python Engineer
10 37 (3.14%) Cloud Engineer
11 35 (2.97%) Software Developer
12 31 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
12 31 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
13 30 (2.55%) Junior
14 27 (2.29%) Senior Python Developer
14 27 (2.29%) Software Engineer
15 26 (2.21%) Administrator
16 24 (2.04%) Architect
17 23 (1.95%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (8.50%) .NET
2 96 (8.16%) HTML
3 95 (8.07%) Django
4 85 (7.22%) AngularJS
5 81 (6.88%) React
6 76 (6.46%) CSS
7 74 (6.29%) Node.js
8 73 (6.20%) Kafka
9 50 (4.25%) RESTful
10 46 (3.91%) Web Services
11 43 (3.65%) RabbitMQ
12 41 (3.48%) HTML5
12 41 (3.48%) Natural Language Processing
12 41 (3.48%) REST
13 37 (3.14%) NumPy
14 35 (2.97%) Pandas
15 33 (2.80%) Flask
16 27 (2.29%) JSON
17 25 (2.12%) jQuery
18 24 (2.04%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 177 (15.04%) Computer Science
2 155 (13.17%) Fintech
3 121 (10.28%) Algorithms
4 101 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
5 91 (7.73%) Greenfield Project
6 55 (4.67%) Equities
7 53 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 45 (3.82%) Hedge funds
9 38 (3.23%) Fixed Income
10 30 (2.55%) Derivative
11 22 (1.87%) Data Structures
11 22 (1.87%) User Experience
12 20 (1.70%) Data Centre
13 19 (1.61%) Public Cloud
14 17 (1.44%) Spread Betting
15 16 (1.36%) BBC
15 16 (1.36%) STB
16 15 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
17 14 (1.19%) Bitcoin
18 12 (1.02%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 374 (31.78%) Linux
2 97 (8.24%) Windows
3 87 (7.39%) Unix
4 37 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (1.70%) CentOS
6 14 (1.19%) Ubuntu
6 14 (1.19%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.42%) Android
8 5 (0.42%) Fedora
9 4 (0.34%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.34%) Debian
10 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.085%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.085%) Solaris
11 1 (0.085%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (21.16%) DevOps
3 220 (18.69%) Machine Learning
4 188 (15.97%) Data Science
5 135 (11.47%) Analytics
5 135 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
6 128 (10.88%) Software Engineering
7 125 (10.62%) Mathematics
8 105 (8.92%) Microservices
9 103 (8.75%) Configuration Management
10 93 (7.90%) Open Source
10 93 (7.90%) TDD
11 87 (7.39%) Artificial Intelligence
12 86 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
13 81 (6.88%) E-Commerce
14 78 (6.63%) OO
15 74 (6.29%) Multithreading
16 71 (6.03%) Scrum
17 70 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
18 68 (5.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 374 (31.78%) Java
2 341 (28.97%) SQL
3 225 (19.12%) JavaScript
4 201 (17.08%) C++
5 178 (15.12%) Ruby
6 177 (15.04%) C#
7 147 (12.49%) Perl
8 138 (11.72%) Bash Shell
9 128 (10.88%) R
10 108 (9.18%) Scala
11 84 (7.14%) PHP
12 71 (6.03%) C
13 56 (4.76%) PowerShell
14 55 (4.67%) Go
15 51 (4.33%) Shell Script
16 27 (2.29%) MATLAB
16 27 (2.29%) T-SQL
17 24 (2.04%) VBA
18 17 (1.44%) Java 8
19 15 (1.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 213 (18.10%) Degree
2 86 (7.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (4.08%) PhD
4 30 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (2.38%) CCNP
6 27 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
7 22 (1.87%) CCIE
8 12 (1.02%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.59%) CISSP
10 6 (0.51%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.51%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.42%) CCSP
11 5 (0.42%) CISM
12 4 (0.34%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.34%) CREST Certified
12 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.34%) RHCE
13 3 (0.25%) CISA
13 3 (0.25%) MBA
14 2 (0.17%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.76%) QA
2 30 (2.55%) GCP
3 15 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.51%) EMIR
4 6 (0.51%) MiFID
5 5 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.34%) OIPF
6 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.34%) SLA
6 4 (0.34%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.25%) GDPR
7 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.085%) FATCA
8 1 (0.085%) IFRS
8 1 (0.085%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 189 (16.06%) Docker
2 35 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.53%) HDFS
3 18 (1.53%) XenApp
3 18 (1.53%) XenDesktop
4 9 (0.76%) Apache Flume
5 8 (0.68%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.42%) KVM
7 5 (0.42%) LXC
8 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.34%) Xen
9 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.17%) vSphere
10 1 (0.085%) ACF2
10 1 (0.085%) Firmware
10 1 (0.085%) RACF
10 1 (0.085%) RHEV
10 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.085%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 148 (12.57%) Ansible
2 130 (11.05%) Puppet
3 103 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
4 100 (8.50%) Kubernetes
5 92 (7.82%) Terraform
6 30 (2.55%) Mesos
7 25 (2.12%) Nagios
8 13 (1.10%) Salt
9 12 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
10 11 (0.93%) logstash
10 11 (0.93%) Prometheus
11 10 (0.85%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.76%) Grafana
13 7 (0.59%) Kibana
13 7 (0.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 6 (0.51%) Consul
15 5 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (0.42%) Graphite
16 4 (0.34%) systemd
17 3 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 99 (8.41%) Microsoft
2 70 (5.95%) Google
3 46 (3.91%) Oracle
4 45 (3.82%) Cisco
4 45 (3.82%) Tableau
5 41 (3.48%) VMware
6 36 (3.06%) Red Hat
6 36 (3.06%) Sybase
7 33 (2.80%) CheckPoint
8 25 (2.12%) Citrix
9 23 (1.95%) F5
10 21 (1.78%) Juniper
11 20 (1.70%) Infoblox
12 18 (1.53%) Blue Coat
12 18 (1.53%) Imperva
12 18 (1.53%) Zscaler
13 17 (1.44%) Alteryx
14 16 (1.36%) Arqiva
14 16 (1.36%) BT
14 16 (1.36%) Splunk