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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 19 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Python 518 664 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.10% 9.30% 4.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.87% 16.75% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 473 570 451
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2898 3964 5201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.52% 55.52% 49.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 3543 4576
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 408 (42.81%) Linux
2 334 (35.05%) Java
3 323 (33.89%) Finance
4 304 (31.90%) SQL
5 229 (24.03%) DevOps
6 211 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
7 210 (22.04%) Degree
8 203 (21.30%) JavaScript
9 191 (20.04%) C++
10 176 (18.47%) Computer Science
11 174 (18.26%) Perl
12 170 (17.84%) Ruby
12 170 (17.84%) Puppet
13 168 (17.63%) Unix
14 164 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
15 150 (15.74%) Bash Shell
16 147 (15.42%) Opscode Chef
16 147 (15.42%) Analytics
17 135 (14.17%) Jenkins
18 133 (13.96%) Banking
19 131 (13.75%) Big Data
19 131 (13.75%) Ansible
20 127 (13.33%) Hadoop
20 127 (13.33%) Mathematics
21 126 (13.22%) Scala
22 123 (12.91%) C#
23 114 (11.96%) Windows
24 110 (11.54%) R
25 109 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
26 107 (11.23%) Git (software)

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 93 (9.76%) Apache Spark
2 49 (5.14%) Apache
3 33 (3.46%) OpenStack
4 31 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 25 (2.62%) Jetty
7 24 (2.52%) Apache Solr
8 23 (2.41%) SAS
9 20 (2.10%) Confluence
10 17 (1.78%) WebSphere
11 16 (1.68%) Apache Pig
12 15 (1.57%) JBoss
12 15 (1.57%) WebLogic
13 14 (1.47%) IIS
14 13 (1.36%) CMS
15 11 (1.15%) nginx
16 10 (1.05%) IPython
17 8 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
17 8 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
18 6 (0.63%) CloudStack
Applications
1 16 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.05%) SPSS
3 9 (0.94%) MS Office
4 4 (0.42%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.21%) Gephi
6 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (0.21%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.10%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.10%) Magento
2 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 164 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.52%) GitHub
3 24 (2.52%) SaaS
4 21 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (1.36%) PaaS
6 10 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (0.84%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.84%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.84%) IaaS
9 5 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.52%) Datadog
9 5 (0.52%) Heroku
10 4 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.31%) Bluemix
11 3 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.62%) Firewall
2 21 (2.20%) DNS
3 19 (1.99%) Internet
4 18 (1.89%) HTTP
5 15 (1.57%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.47%) NAS
7 12 (1.26%) LDAP
8 11 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (1.05%) BGP
9 10 (1.05%) Kerberos
9 10 (1.05%) Network Security
10 9 (0.94%) Wireshark
11 8 (0.84%) OSPF
11 8 (0.84%) SAN
12 7 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (0.73%) DHCP
12 7 (0.73%) SSL
12 7 (0.73%) VPN
12 7 (0.73%) Wireless
13 5 (0.52%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (13.75%) Big Data
2 127 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 87 (9.13%) SQL Server
4 76 (7.97%) NoSQL
5 74 (7.76%) Relational Database
6 71 (7.45%) MySQL
7 57 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 55 (5.77%) MongoDB
9 48 (5.04%) Apache Hive
10 34 (3.57%) Data Mining
11 31 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (2.73%) Redis
13 18 (1.89%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
15 13 (1.36%) HBase
16 10 (1.05%) Couchbase
16 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 135 (14.17%) Jenkins
2 107 (11.23%) Git (software)
3 78 (8.18%) JIRA
4 57 (5.98%) Subversion
5 35 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 23 (2.41%) git-flow
7 21 (2.20%) Selenium
8 17 (1.78%) Maven
9 14 (1.47%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.36%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.26%) FishEye
12 10 (1.05%) JUnit
13 9 (0.94%) Firebug
13 9 (0.94%) Vagrant
14 8 (0.84%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
15 7 (0.73%) Travis CI
16 6 (0.63%) Gatling
17 4 (0.42%) GoCD
17 4 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 323 (33.89%) Finance
2 133 (13.96%) Banking
3 97 (10.18%) Front Office
4 34 (3.57%) Marketing
5 32 (3.36%) Investment Banking
6 26 (2.73%) Retail
7 15 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.57%) Games
8 12 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.52%) Advertising
9 5 (0.52%) Back Office
10 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.31%) German Language
10 3 (0.31%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.31%) Legal
10 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.31%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.31%) Publishing
10 3 (0.31%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 329 (34.52%) Developer
2 135 (14.17%) Python Developer
3 127 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 71 (7.45%) Java Developer
5 65 (6.82%) Data Scientist
6 62 (6.51%) Analyst
7 58 (6.09%) C++ Developer
8 50 (5.25%) Junior
8 50 (5.25%) Senior Developer
9 44 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
10 36 (3.78%) Junior Developer
11 31 (3.25%) Software Engineer
11 31 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
12 29 (3.04%) Administrator
12 29 (3.04%) Data Engineer
13 28 (2.94%) Quantitative Developer
13 28 (2.94%) SQL Developer
14 27 (2.83%) Support Engineer
15 25 (2.62%) Architect
15 25 (2.62%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (10.28%) HTML
2 92 (9.65%) AngularJS
3 87 (9.13%) CSS
4 76 (7.97%) .NET
5 73 (7.66%) Django
6 66 (6.93%) Node.js
7 42 (4.41%) Flask
8 39 (4.09%) RabbitMQ
9 37 (3.88%) Web Services
10 32 (3.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 31 (3.25%) NumPy
12 30 (3.15%) REST
13 29 (3.04%) Kafka
14 28 (2.94%) LAMP
14 28 (2.94%) STL
14 28 (2.94%) XML
15 27 (2.83%) React
15 27 (2.83%) RESTful
16 26 (2.73%) JSON
16 26 (2.73%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 176 (18.47%) Computer Science
2 90 (9.44%) Fintech
3 71 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (6.82%) Algorithms
5 56 (5.88%) Hedge funds
6 31 (3.25%) Derivative
7 26 (2.73%) Credit Risk
8 23 (2.41%) Equities
9 21 (2.20%) Fixed Income
10 20 (2.10%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.57%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
14 14 (1.47%) User Experience
15 10 (1.05%) Data Centre
15 10 (1.05%) Social Media
16 9 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
16 9 (0.94%) Reference Data
16 9 (0.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 408 (42.81%) Linux
2 168 (17.63%) Unix
3 114 (11.96%) Windows
4 62 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (4.20%) Ubuntu
6 39 (4.09%) CentOS
7 36 (3.78%) Android
8 30 (3.15%) Apple iOS
8 30 (3.15%) Solaris
9 28 (2.94%) Windows Server
10 12 (1.26%) Debian
11 11 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.84%) AIX
14 7 (0.73%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.31%) VMS
15 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (24.03%) DevOps
2 211 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (15.42%) Analytics
4 127 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 109 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (11.23%) Machine Learning
7 102 (10.70%) Configuration Management
8 88 (9.23%) Open Source
9 72 (7.56%) TDD
9 72 (7.56%) Web Development
10 71 (7.45%) Software Engineering
11 62 (6.51%) OO
12 61 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
12 61 (6.40%) Multithreading
13 57 (5.98%) Low Latency
14 53 (5.56%) Visualisation
15 51 (5.35%) SDLC
16 45 (4.72%) Microservices
17 43 (4.51%) Physics
17 43 (4.51%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 334 (35.05%) Java
2 304 (31.90%) SQL
3 203 (21.30%) JavaScript
4 191 (20.04%) C++
5 174 (18.26%) Perl
6 170 (17.84%) Ruby
7 150 (15.74%) Bash Shell
8 126 (13.22%) Scala
9 123 (12.91%) C#
10 110 (11.54%) R
11 72 (7.56%) PHP
12 53 (5.56%) Shell Script
13 52 (5.46%) C
14 42 (4.41%) PowerShell
15 33 (3.46%) Go
16 21 (2.20%) MATLAB
16 21 (2.20%) T-SQL
17 13 (1.36%) Groovy
18 12 (1.26%) PL/SQL
19 11 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 210 (22.04%) Degree
2 58 (6.09%) PhD
3 17 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (0.94%) CCNP
4 9 (0.94%) RHCE
5 7 (0.73%) CISSP
6 6 (0.63%) ISEB
6 6 (0.63%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.52%) CCSP
7 5 (0.52%) CISM
7 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.42%) JNCIP
9 3 (0.31%) CCIE
9 3 (0.31%) CEH
9 3 (0.31%) CISA
10 2 (0.21%) CCNA
10 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.04%) QA
2 8 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.52%) SLA
5 4 (0.42%) MiFID
5 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.31%) GCP
6 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.21%) GDPR
7 2 (0.21%) JTAG
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 94 (9.86%) Docker
2 19 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (1.57%) NFS
6 12 (1.26%) HDFS
7 10 (1.05%) Xen
8 9 (0.94%) KVM
9 6 (0.63%) vSphere
10 5 (0.52%) XenServer
11 4 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.42%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.31%) LXC
12 3 (0.31%) Samba
12 3 (0.31%) vCloud
12 3 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.10%) Firmware
14 1 (0.10%) iptables
Systems Management
1 170 (17.84%) Puppet
2 147 (15.42%) Opscode Chef
3 131 (13.75%) Ansible
4 37 (3.88%) Kubernetes
5 31 (3.25%) Terraform
6 27 (2.83%) Salt
7 24 (2.52%) Mesos
8 16 (1.68%) logstash
8 16 (1.68%) Nagios
9 13 (1.36%) Kibana
10 8 (0.84%) Oozie
11 7 (0.73%) Graphite
12 6 (0.63%) Ambari
12 6 (0.63%) Grafana
13 5 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (0.52%) Cobbler
13 5 (0.52%) Marathon
13 5 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
13 5 (0.52%) SCCM
13 5 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 88 (9.23%) Oracle
2 55 (5.77%) Red Hat
3 34 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 30 (3.15%) Google
5 28 (2.94%) Tableau
6 27 (2.83%) Microsoft
7 26 (2.73%) Splunk
8 23 (2.41%) VMware
9 17 (1.78%) Cisco
10 15 (1.57%) CheckPoint
10 15 (1.57%) Sybase
11 14 (1.47%) NetApp
12 11 (1.15%) New Relic
12 11 (1.15%) Palo Alto
12 11 (1.15%) SaltStack
13 10 (1.05%) SAP
13 10 (1.05%) TIBCO
14 9 (0.94%) Apple
14 9 (0.94%) Hortonworks
15 8 (0.84%) IBM
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum plus 15% bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + Bens - Equity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
GridCell
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonuses, Pension, Training Allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £76400 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bens - Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Yearly Bonus, Pension Plan, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 2 days ago