Period
to 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,018 1,422 1,450
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 21.77% 15.68% 13.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.65% 27.94% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,016 1,406 1,417
Median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.57% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £110,750 £113,750 £103,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 3,025 5,089 6,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 64.69% 56.13% 62.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,768 4,532 5,943
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,125 £40,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +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 26 February 2021.

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 26 February 2021. 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 +14 2 £80,000 +80.79%
Moorgate +9 1 £50,000 -23.08%
Python
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, 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.

1 320 (31.43%) Finance
2 316 (31.04%) SQL
3 311 (30.55%) DevOps
4 305 (29.96%) AWS
5 288 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
6 274 (26.92%) Docker
7 257 (25.25%) Java
8 214 (21.02%) Jenkins
9 213 (20.92%) Kubernetes
10 201 (19.74%) Azure
11 176 (17.29%) JavaScript
12 167 (16.40%) C#
12 167 (16.40%) Linux
13 164 (16.11%) Degree
14 162 (15.91%) Machine Learning
15 158 (15.52%) Ansible
16 148 (14.54%) Puppet
17 143 (14.05%) Terraform
18 140 (13.75%) Software Engineering
19 130 (12.77%) Data Science
20 125 (12.28%) Analytics
21 122 (11.98%) Computer Science
22 115 (11.30%) Bash Shell
23 113 (11.10%) GCP
23 113 (11.10%) Fintech
24 112 (11.00%) Git (software)
25 106 (10.41%) Artificial Intelligence
26 103 (10.12%) Django
27 94 (9.23%) Infrastructure as Code
28 93 (9.14%) C++

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 72 (7.07%) Apache Spark
2 28 (2.75%) SAS
3 26 (2.55%) Apache
4 22 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.87%) Confluence
6 6 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.39%) CMS
8 3 (0.29%) JBoss
8 3 (0.29%) nginx
8 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.20%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.20%) IIS
9 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.098%) Apache TomEE
10 1 (0.098%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.098%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.098%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.098%) Sketch
4 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.098%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 10 (0.98%) FINCAD Analytics
2 4 (0.39%) MoSes
2 4 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 305 (29.96%) AWS
2 201 (19.74%) Azure
3 113 (11.10%) GCP
4 70 (6.88%) Power Platform
5 51 (5.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 46 (4.52%) Serverless
7 43 (4.22%) SaaS
8 36 (3.54%) AWS Lambda
9 29 (2.85%) IaaS
10 24 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (2.36%) Azure Data Factory
11 21 (2.06%) Amazon S3
11 21 (2.06%) GitHub
12 18 (1.77%) PaaS
13 17 (1.67%) Amazon Kinesis
14 14 (1.38%) OpenShift
15 12 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (1.08%) Amazon SageMaker
16 11 (1.08%) Microsoft 365
17 10 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.13%) TCP/IP
2 28 (2.75%) Firewall
3 23 (2.26%) Multicast
4 20 (1.96%) HTTP
4 20 (1.96%) Network Security
5 14 (1.38%) WAN
6 13 (1.28%) BGP
6 13 (1.28%) LAN
6 13 (1.28%) tcpdump
7 12 (1.18%) OSPF
8 9 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (0.79%) DNS
9 8 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (0.59%) MPLS
10 6 (0.59%) VPN
10 6 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.59%) Wireless
11 5 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
2 76 (7.47%) Hadoop
3 70 (6.88%) Power BI
4 69 (6.78%) Big Data
4 69 (6.78%) SQL Server
5 64 (6.29%) NoSQL
6 44 (4.32%) Tableau
7 34 (3.34%) Apache Hive
7 34 (3.34%) MongoDB
8 33 (3.24%) Relational Database
9 29 (2.85%) Data Lake
9 29 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (2.65%) MySQL
11 26 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
15 17 (1.67%) Data Mining
16 16 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 214 (21.02%) Jenkins
2 112 (11.00%) Git (software)
3 44 (4.32%) GitLab
4 43 (4.22%) JIRA
5 40 (3.93%) CircleCI
6 38 (3.73%) Selenium
7 34 (3.34%) Travis CI
8 24 (2.36%) Cucumber
9 21 (2.06%) Appium
10 19 (1.87%) TeamCity
11 13 (1.28%) Visual Studio
12 12 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.08%) Maven
13 11 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (0.88%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.88%) Calabash
15 7 (0.69%) Gradle
16 6 (0.59%) Subversion
17 5 (0.49%) Android Studio
17 5 (0.49%) Cypress.io
General
1 320 (31.43%) Finance
2 66 (6.48%) Banking
3 60 (5.89%) Front Office
4 46 (4.52%) Advertising
5 31 (3.05%) Games
6 24 (2.36%) Marketing
7 17 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.57%) Retail
9 15 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.18%) Public Sector
11 7 (0.69%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.59%) Law
13 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.39%) Back Office
14 4 (0.39%) Legal
15 3 (0.29%) Electronics
16 2 (0.20%) Brand Awareness
16 2 (0.20%) French Language
16 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.098%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 337 (33.10%) Developer
2 185 (18.17%) Python Developer
3 143 (14.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 109 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 84 (8.25%) Data Engineer
6 77 (7.56%) Analyst
6 77 (7.56%) Python Engineer
7 76 (7.47%) AWS Engineer
8 68 (6.68%) Senior Python Developer
9 59 (5.80%) AWS DevOps
10 56 (5.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 47 (4.62%) Data Scientist
12 45 (4.42%) Java Developer
12 45 (4.42%) Quantitative Developer
13 43 (4.22%) Software Engineer
14 40 (3.93%) Senior DevOps
15 38 (3.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 34 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
17 32 (3.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
18 30 (2.95%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (10.12%) Django
2 79 (7.76%) React
3 74 (7.27%) .NET
4 71 (6.97%) Node.js
5 54 (5.30%) AngularJS
6 52 (5.11%) HTML
7 51 (5.01%) Flask
7 51 (5.01%) Natural Language Processing
8 50 (4.91%) Pandas
9 46 (4.52%) CSS
10 45 (4.42%) Kafka
11 37 (3.63%) GraphQL
12 36 (3.54%) Web Services
13 33 (3.24%) REST
14 28 (2.75%) TensorFlow
15 27 (2.65%) NumPy
16 26 (2.55%) RESTful
17 24 (2.36%) Spring
18 23 (2.26%) .NET Framework
19 22 (2.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.29%) Algorithms
3 53 (5.21%) Data Structures
4 45 (4.42%) Equities
5 42 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (3.05%) Derivative
8 24 (2.36%) Hedge funds
9 18 (1.77%) Cloud Native
9 18 (1.77%) Public Cloud
10 17 (1.67%) Data Centre
11 16 (1.57%) Fixed Income
11 16 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (1.47%) User Experience
12 15 (1.47%) Video on Demand
13 13 (1.28%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.18%) Market Risk
15 11 (1.08%) Exotic Derivative
16 9 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
17 8 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 167 (16.40%) Linux
2 53 (5.21%) Unix
3 40 (3.93%) Windows
4 25 (2.46%) Android
5 18 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (1.57%) CentOS
7 9 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.69%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.49%) Fedora
10 5 (0.49%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.20%) VMS
12 1 (0.098%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.098%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (30.55%) DevOps
2 288 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (15.91%) Machine Learning
4 140 (13.75%) Software Engineering
5 130 (12.77%) Data Science
6 125 (12.28%) Analytics
7 122 (11.98%) Computer Science
8 113 (11.10%) Fintech
9 106 (10.41%) Artificial Intelligence
10 94 (9.23%) Infrastructure as Code
11 86 (8.45%) ETL
12 85 (8.35%) Microservices
13 82 (8.06%) Test Automation
14 81 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
15 78 (7.66%) TDD
16 74 (7.27%) Visualisation
17 69 (6.78%) OO
18 63 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
19 62 (6.09%) Configuration Management
19 62 (6.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 316 (31.04%) SQL
2 257 (25.25%) Java
3 176 (17.29%) JavaScript
4 167 (16.40%) C#
5 115 (11.30%) Bash Shell
6 93 (9.14%) C++
7 91 (8.94%) Go
8 82 (8.06%) R
9 51 (5.01%) PowerShell
10 48 (4.72%) TypeScript
11 43 (4.22%) Scala
12 42 (4.13%) PHP
13 40 (3.93%) Ruby
14 33 (3.24%) Kotlin
15 32 (3.14%) Perl
16 26 (2.55%) Shell Script
16 26 (2.55%) VBA
17 20 (1.96%) ES6
18 18 (1.77%) C
18 18 (1.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 164 (16.11%) Degree
2 58 (5.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (4.62%) PhD
4 26 (2.55%) Master's Degree
5 12 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.08%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.98%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.79%) CCIE
8 8 (0.79%) CCNP
9 7 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.59%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.098%) CISM
12 1 (0.098%) GCFA
12 1 (0.098%) GREM
12 1 (0.098%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.098%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.098%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.098%) RHCE
12 1 (0.098%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.81%) QA
2 19 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (1.08%) EMIR
3 11 (1.08%) MiFID
4 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.20%) GDPR
6 1 (0.098%) COBIT
6 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.098%) PMO
6 1 (0.098%) SLA
6 1 (0.098%) WCAG
System Software
1 274 (26.92%) Docker
2 16 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.18%) HDFS
4 7 (0.69%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.098%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 213 (20.92%) Kubernetes
2 158 (15.52%) Ansible
3 148 (14.54%) Puppet
4 143 (14.05%) Terraform
5 69 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (2.95%) Prometheus
7 9 (0.88%) Grafana
8 7 (0.69%) Kibana
8 7 (0.69%) Nagios
8 7 (0.69%) SCCM
9 6 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (0.59%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.49%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (0.29%) Control-M
12 3 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 91 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.05%) Databricks
3 30 (2.95%) Oracle
4 23 (2.26%) Cisco
4 23 (2.26%) Google
5 21 (2.06%) VMware
6 20 (1.96%) Talend
7 16 (1.57%) Informatica
8 15 (1.47%) Cloudera
9 14 (1.38%) Apple
10 13 (1.28%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.28%) SolarWinds
11 12 (1.18%) Palo Alto
11 12 (1.18%) Splunk
12 9 (0.88%) F5
12 9 (0.88%) Fortinet
13 8 (0.79%) Adobe
14 7 (0.69%) Arista
14 7 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.59%) CheckPoint