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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 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 10 8 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,289 1,022 977
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 16.07% 19.05% 16.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.59% 30.79% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,052 916 871
10th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £45,000
25th Percentile £57,822 £56,250 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -
75th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £112,500 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £73,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% +4.29%

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 4,080 3,319 3,451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.87% 61.85% 56.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,401 3,050 3,089
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,563 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

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 29 June 2022.

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 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge -8 1 £105,000 +31.25%
Python
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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.

1 509 (39.49%) Java
2 462 (35.84%) AWS
3 400 (31.03%) DevOps
4 375 (29.09%) Finance
5 370 (28.70%) Agile
6 356 (27.62%) SQL
7 313 (24.28%) Azure
8 311 (24.13%) CI/CD
9 282 (21.88%) Kubernetes
10 278 (21.57%) Docker
11 254 (19.71%) Linux
12 240 (18.62%) Terraform
13 236 (18.31%) Analytics
13 236 (18.31%) Social Skills
14 218 (16.91%) C#
15 203 (15.75%) Infrastructure as Code
16 197 (15.28%) C++
17 196 (15.21%) Degree
18 192 (14.90%) JavaScript
19 188 (14.58%) Software Engineering
20 178 (13.81%) Jenkins
21 174 (13.50%) Bash
22 164 (12.72%) GCP
23 153 (11.87%) Data Science
24 151 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
25 150 (11.64%) OO
26 149 (11.56%) Git (software)
27 142 (11.02%) Ansible
28 141 (10.94%) Test Automation
28 141 (10.94%) Machine Learning

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 66 (5.12%) Apache Spark
2 52 (4.03%) Confluence
3 24 (1.86%) Apache
4 13 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 12 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
5 12 (0.93%) SAS
6 9 (0.70%) Jupyter
7 8 (0.62%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.47%) JBoss
8 6 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.47%) SugarCRM
8 6 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.23%) Appian
11 3 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.23%) nginx
12 2 (0.16%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.16%) Ethereum
13 1 (0.078%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 34 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.54%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.078%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Infor M3
1 2 (0.16%) SAP MDM
1 2 (0.16%) Summit
2 1 (0.078%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.078%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 462 (35.84%) AWS
2 313 (24.28%) Azure
3 164 (12.72%) GCP
4 103 (7.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 93 (7.21%) Power Platform
6 86 (6.67%) Serverless
7 85 (6.59%) Snowflake
8 50 (3.88%) GitHub
9 49 (3.80%) Azure DevOps
10 32 (2.48%) SaaS
11 27 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
12 26 (2.02%) Azure Data Factory
13 25 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (1.78%) Amazon S3
14 23 (1.78%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 23 (1.78%) OpenShift
15 22 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
16 20 (1.55%) Amazon ECS
16 20 (1.55%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
17 19 (1.47%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.56%) Firewall
2 19 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.40%) LAN
3 18 (1.40%) WAN
4 16 (1.24%) Network Security
4 16 (1.24%) VPN
5 14 (1.09%) BGP
5 14 (1.09%) MPLS
5 14 (1.09%) OSPF
6 12 (0.93%) DNS
7 11 (0.85%) Internet
8 9 (0.70%) Software-Defined Networking
9 8 (0.62%) HTTP
10 7 (0.54%) Broadband
11 6 (0.47%) Cisco Firepower
11 6 (0.47%) SMTP
12 5 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.31%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.31%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 97 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
3 94 (7.29%) Tableau
4 90 (6.98%) Power BI
5 83 (6.44%) NoSQL
6 80 (6.21%) Relational Database
7 68 (5.28%) Big Data
8 64 (4.97%) Data Lake
9 59 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
10 50 (3.88%) MongoDB
11 39 (3.03%) Hadoop
12 38 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
13 36 (2.79%) Amazon Redshift
14 32 (2.48%) MySQL
15 26 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (1.55%) DynamoDB
17 19 (1.47%) Apache Hive
18 17 (1.32%) Oracle Database
18 17 (1.32%) QlikView
19 15 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 178 (13.81%) Jenkins
2 149 (11.56%) Git (software)
3 95 (7.37%) JIRA
4 74 (5.74%) GitLab
5 40 (3.10%) Selenium
6 35 (2.72%) SonarQube
7 32 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 31 (2.40%) Cucumber
8 31 (2.40%) Maven
9 22 (1.71%) Postman
10 21 (1.63%) CircleCI
11 20 (1.55%) Subversion
12 19 (1.47%) Artifactory
12 19 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
13 18 (1.40%) JMeter
14 17 (1.32%) TeamCity
15 15 (1.16%) REST Assured
15 15 (1.16%) SoapUI
16 14 (1.09%) Bitbucket
17 12 (0.93%) JUnit
General
1 375 (29.09%) Finance
2 236 (18.31%) Social Skills
3 118 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (7.29%) Advertising
5 81 (6.28%) Retail
6 79 (6.13%) Marketing
7 71 (5.51%) Banking
8 61 (4.73%) Front Office
9 60 (4.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 46 (3.57%) Public Sector
11 33 (2.56%) Law
11 33 (2.56%) Presentation Skills
12 31 (2.40%) Investment Banking
13 26 (2.02%) Telecoms
14 21 (1.63%) Electronics
14 21 (1.63%) Manufacturing
15 16 (1.24%) Tech for Good
16 15 (1.16%) Influencing Skills
17 14 (1.09%) Organisational Skills
18 12 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 258 (20.02%) Developer
2 184 (14.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 119 (9.23%) Data Engineer
4 106 (8.22%) Analyst
5 103 (7.99%) Software Engineer
6 67 (5.20%) Software Developer
7 58 (4.50%) Security Engineer
8 55 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
8 55 (4.27%) Python Developer
8 55 (4.27%) Senior Developer
9 43 (3.34%) Data Analyst
10 42 (3.26%) Data Scientist
11 37 (2.87%) Data Manager
12 36 (2.79%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 34 (2.64%) Java Developer
14 33 (2.56%) Network Engineer
15 31 (2.40%) Support Engineer
16 29 (2.25%) Architect
16 29 (2.25%) AWS Engineer
17 28 (2.17%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (7.53%) .NET
2 87 (6.75%) Node.js
3 80 (6.21%) Kafka
4 72 (5.59%) React
5 58 (4.50%) REST
6 52 (4.03%) Spring Boot
7 38 (2.95%) Spring
8 35 (2.72%) RESTful
9 30 (2.33%) Django
10 29 (2.25%) Flask
11 28 (2.17%) AngularJS
12 26 (2.02%) FIX Protocol
12 26 (2.02%) PySpark
13 20 (1.55%) Elastic Stack
14 19 (1.47%) Gherkin
15 18 (1.40%) Pandas
15 18 (1.40%) Web Services
16 17 (1.32%) Apache NiFi
17 15 (1.16%) Next.js
17 15 (1.16%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 68 (5.28%) Cloud Native
2 56 (4.34%) Algorithms
3 55 (4.27%) Derivative
4 41 (3.18%) Cyberattack
4 41 (3.18%) Data Structures
5 37 (2.87%) Fixed Income
6 36 (2.79%) Blockchain
7 34 (2.64%) Cyber Defence
8 33 (2.56%) Public Cloud
9 32 (2.48%) User Experience
10 31 (2.40%) Equities
10 31 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
11 30 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
12 29 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
13 23 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (1.71%) Hedge funds
15 20 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (1.47%) Data Centre
17 18 (1.40%) Management Information System
17 18 (1.40%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 254 (19.71%) Linux
2 87 (6.75%) Unix
3 86 (6.67%) Windows
4 31 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.17%) Android
6 20 (1.55%) Mac OS
7 17 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (1.16%) CentOS
9 13 (1.01%) Windows Server
10 9 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.31%) Solaris
12 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.16%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.078%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.078%) Debian
14 1 (0.078%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (31.03%) DevOps
2 370 (28.70%) Agile
3 311 (24.13%) CI/CD
4 236 (18.31%) Analytics
5 203 (15.75%) Infrastructure as Code
6 188 (14.58%) Software Engineering
7 153 (11.87%) Data Science
8 151 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
9 150 (11.64%) OO
10 141 (10.94%) Machine Learning
10 141 (10.94%) Test Automation
11 136 (10.55%) ETL
12 133 (10.32%) Mentoring
13 123 (9.54%) Data Modelling
14 115 (8.92%) Computer Science
15 114 (8.84%) Fintech
16 111 (8.61%) Microservices
17 106 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
18 103 (7.99%) Scrum
19 94 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 509 (39.49%) Java
2 356 (27.62%) SQL
3 218 (16.91%) C#
4 197 (15.28%) C++
5 192 (14.90%) JavaScript
6 174 (13.50%) Bash
7 109 (8.46%) Scala
8 97 (7.53%) Go
9 89 (6.90%) PowerShell
10 77 (5.97%) C
11 71 (5.51%) Perl
12 63 (4.89%) Ruby
13 60 (4.65%) R
14 43 (3.34%) PHP
15 37 (2.87%) TypeScript
16 27 (2.09%) Kotlin
17 23 (1.78%) Shell Script
17 23 (1.78%) T-SQL
18 15 (1.16%) MATLAB
18 15 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 196 (15.21%) Degree
2 79 (6.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (4.03%) Security Cleared
4 51 (3.96%) Master's Degree
5 46 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 39 (3.03%) PhD
7 20 (1.55%) AWS Certification
8 17 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.16%) CCNP
10 14 (1.09%) CCIE
11 11 (0.85%) CISSP
12 6 (0.47%) CISA
12 6 (0.47%) CISM
12 6 (0.47%) CRISC
12 6 (0.47%) OSCP
13 5 (0.39%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
14 3 (0.23%) CCNA
14 3 (0.23%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (8.92%) QA
2 42 (3.26%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.71%) GDPR
4 19 (1.47%) SLA
5 12 (0.93%) NIST
6 10 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.62%) EMIR
7 8 (0.62%) MiFID
8 6 (0.47%) GRC
8 6 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.39%) Accessibility
10 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.16%) IFRS
10 2 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
11 1 (0.078%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 278 (21.57%) Docker
2 35 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.40%) VMware NSX
4 12 (0.93%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.62%) Firmware
6 7 (0.54%) HDFS
7 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.31%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.23%) vSphere
9 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.16%) zsh
10 1 (0.078%) KVM
Systems Management
1 282 (21.88%) Kubernetes
2 240 (18.62%) Terraform
3 142 (11.02%) Ansible
4 97 (7.53%) Puppet
5 32 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (1.32%) Grafana
7 13 (1.01%) Prometheus
8 12 (0.93%) Kibana
8 12 (0.93%) logstash
9 6 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.39%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.39%) Salt
11 4 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.31%) Kubeflow
11 4 (0.31%) Packer
12 3 (0.23%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.23%) Rundeck
13 2 (0.16%) SCCM
13 2 (0.16%) vMotion
Vendors
1 90 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 88 (6.83%) Oracle
3 43 (3.34%) VMware
4 42 (3.26%) Databricks
5 37 (2.87%) Google
6 32 (2.48%) Informatica
7 31 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (2.02%) SAP
9 22 (1.71%) Cisco
10 20 (1.55%) Fortinet
11 19 (1.47%) New Relic
11 19 (1.47%) Talend
12 18 (1.40%) Sybase
13 17 (1.32%) Citrix
13 17 (1.32%) F5
14 16 (1.24%) Palo Alto
15 15 (1.16%) Red Hat
16 14 (1.09%) CheckPoint
17 11 (0.85%) Sun
18 10 (0.78%) HP