Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 18 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,253 1,049 1,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.47% 10.31% 9.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.79% 18.13% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,135 956 1,155
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,625 £38,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,625 £94,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

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 6,667 5,785 7,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.05% 56.86% 56.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6,048 5,262 6,746
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,425 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +6 8 £73,750 -
Python
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 423 (33.76%) Linux
2 397 (31.68%) Java
3 385 (30.73%) Finance
3 385 (30.73%) Amazon AWS
4 372 (29.69%) DevOps
5 362 (28.89%) SQL
6 321 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
7 265 (21.15%) Docker
8 250 (19.95%) JavaScript
9 210 (16.76%) Machine Learning
10 196 (15.64%) Ruby
11 195 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
12 193 (15.40%) Ansible
13 187 (14.92%) C++
14 186 (14.84%) Degree
15 185 (14.76%) Bash Shell
16 183 (14.60%) Data Science
17 182 (14.53%) Big Data
18 173 (13.81%) Computer Science
19 172 (13.73%) Puppet
20 169 (13.49%) C#
21 165 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
22 164 (13.09%) Analytics
23 159 (12.69%) Kubernetes
24 149 (11.89%) Apache Spark
25 147 (11.73%) Software Engineering
26 145 (11.57%) Mathematics
27 143 (11.41%) Jenkins
28 141 (11.25%) Opscode Chef
29 140 (11.17%) Configuration Management

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
1 149 (11.89%) Apache Spark
2 54 (4.31%) Apache
3 51 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (2.95%) OpenStack
5 19 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.36%) SAS
7 15 (1.20%) nginx
8 12 (0.96%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.88%) Confluence
10 10 (0.80%) Ethereum
11 8 (0.64%) IIS
11 8 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.48%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.48%) Jupyter
12 6 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.32%) GemFire
14 3 (0.24%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.24%) CMS
14 3 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.32%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.16%) Houdini
4 2 (0.16%) Maya
4 2 (0.16%) NUKE
4 2 (0.16%) SPSS
5 1 (0.080%) InVision
5 1 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.080%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (1.84%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.32%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.16%) RMDS
4 2 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.080%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.080%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 385 (30.73%) Amazon AWS
2 195 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (9.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 51 (4.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 41 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
6 32 (2.55%) Serverless
7 31 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
8 30 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
9 29 (2.31%) SaaS
10 28 (2.23%) Amazon S3
11 23 (1.84%) GitHub
12 22 (1.76%) Amazon EMR
12 22 (1.76%) IaaS
13 17 (1.36%) PaaS
14 13 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
15 12 (0.96%) Datadog
16 11 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
17 9 (0.72%) Loggly
17 9 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 8 (0.64%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.79%) DNS
2 47 (3.75%) Firewall
3 39 (3.11%) TCP/IP
4 35 (2.79%) VPN
5 24 (1.92%) WAN
6 21 (1.68%) DHCP
7 18 (1.44%) NetScaler
8 17 (1.36%) BGP
9 16 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
9 16 (1.28%) Internet
9 16 (1.28%) Network Security
10 15 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (1.20%) SAN
11 14 (1.12%) Cisco ISE
11 14 (1.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 14 (1.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 14 (1.12%) MPLS
11 14 (1.12%) VPLS
11 14 (1.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (14.53%) Big Data
2 124 (9.90%) MySQL
3 118 (9.42%) NoSQL
4 114 (9.10%) Hadoop
5 87 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
6 86 (6.86%) SQL Server
7 72 (5.75%) MongoDB
7 72 (5.75%) Relational Database
8 49 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 46 (3.67%) Blockchain
10 45 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
11 41 (3.27%) Power BI
12 37 (2.95%) Apache Hive
12 37 (2.95%) Redis
13 32 (2.55%) Data Lake
14 27 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
15 26 (2.08%) BigQuery
15 26 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (1.84%) RDBMS
17 22 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 143 (11.41%) Jenkins
2 106 (8.46%) Git (software)
3 49 (3.91%) Maven
4 46 (3.67%) JIRA
5 31 (2.47%) Subversion
6 27 (2.15%) TeamCity
7 22 (1.76%) Bitbucket
7 22 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (1.20%) CircleCI
9 15 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 14 (1.12%) Selenium
10 14 (1.12%) webpack
11 11 (0.88%) Artifactory
12 10 (0.80%) Ant
13 8 (0.64%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.64%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.56%) GitLab
15 6 (0.48%) Gradle
15 6 (0.48%) Vagrant
General
1 385 (30.73%) Finance
2 129 (10.30%) Banking
3 82 (6.54%) Front Office
4 43 (3.43%) Retail
5 39 (3.11%) Marketing
6 34 (2.71%) Investment Banking
7 31 (2.47%) Advertising
8 23 (1.84%) Law
9 20 (1.60%) Games
10 14 (1.12%) Telecoms
11 11 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.64%) Back Office
13 7 (0.56%) French Language
13 7 (0.56%) Legal
13 7 (0.56%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.40%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.32%) Electronics
15 4 (0.32%) Publishing
16 3 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 458 (36.55%) Developer
2 191 (15.24%) Python Developer
3 154 (12.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 126 (10.06%) Senior Developer
5 100 (7.98%) Data Scientist
6 73 (5.83%) Data Engineer
7 71 (5.67%) Analyst
8 64 (5.11%) Java Developer
9 62 (4.95%) Python Engineer
10 59 (4.71%) Senior Python Developer
11 56 (4.47%) Full Stack Developer
12 46 (3.67%) C++ Developer
13 44 (3.51%) Senior DevOps
14 39 (3.11%) Software Developer
15 38 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 36 (2.87%) AWS Engineer
17 35 (2.79%) Cloud Engineer
18 34 (2.71%) C# Developer
18 34 (2.71%) Junior
19 33 (2.63%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (9.74%) Django
2 114 (9.10%) .NET
3 101 (8.06%) HTML
4 91 (7.26%) CSS
5 87 (6.94%) Kafka
6 85 (6.78%) Node.js
7 83 (6.62%) REST
8 69 (5.51%) Web Services
9 68 (5.43%) React
10 64 (5.11%) AngularJS
11 57 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
12 55 (4.39%) Natural Language Processing
13 51 (4.07%) Spring
14 49 (3.91%) Pandas
15 45 (3.59%) Flask
16 43 (3.43%) RESTful
17 41 (3.27%) JSON
17 41 (3.27%) XML
18 34 (2.71%) Elastic Stack
18 34 (2.71%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 173 (13.81%) Computer Science
2 115 (9.18%) Greenfield Project
3 114 (9.10%) Fintech
4 107 (8.54%) Algorithms
4 107 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (4.47%) Derivative
6 48 (3.83%) Data Centre
7 39 (3.11%) Hedge funds
8 38 (3.03%) Equities
9 35 (2.79%) Fixed Income
10 34 (2.71%) Data Structures
10 34 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 31 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
12 28 (2.23%) User Experience
13 25 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
14 22 (1.76%) Public Cloud
15 19 (1.52%) Management Information System
16 18 (1.44%) Market Risk
17 14 (1.12%) Mobile App
18 11 (0.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 423 (33.76%) Linux
2 133 (10.61%) Unix
3 106 (8.46%) Windows
4 35 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (1.68%) CentOS
6 20 (1.60%) Windows Server
7 16 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.88%) Android
9 10 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.56%) Solaris
11 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.40%) Debian
13 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.24%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.16%) Robot Operating System
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.080%) AIX
16 1 (0.080%) HPUX
16 1 (0.080%) VyOS
16 1 (0.080%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (29.69%) DevOps
2 321 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (16.76%) Machine Learning
4 183 (14.60%) Data Science
5 165 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
6 164 (13.09%) Analytics
7 147 (11.73%) Software Engineering
8 145 (11.57%) Mathematics
9 140 (11.17%) Configuration Management
10 139 (11.09%) Microservices
11 109 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
12 104 (8.30%) TDD
13 100 (7.98%) Open Source
14 91 (7.26%) Scrum
15 83 (6.62%) Test Automation
16 80 (6.38%) Artificial Intelligence
17 70 (5.59%) OO
17 70 (5.59%) Statistics
18 66 (5.27%) ETL
19 64 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 397 (31.68%) Java
2 362 (28.89%) SQL
3 250 (19.95%) JavaScript
4 196 (15.64%) Ruby
5 187 (14.92%) C++
6 185 (14.76%) Bash Shell
7 169 (13.49%) C#
8 132 (10.53%) Scala
9 128 (10.22%) R
10 125 (9.98%) Perl
11 78 (6.23%) PowerShell
12 76 (6.07%) Go
13 71 (5.67%) PHP
14 51 (4.07%) Shell Script
15 37 (2.95%) C
16 30 (2.39%) T-SQL
17 23 (1.84%) VBA
18 21 (1.68%) Java 8
19 18 (1.44%) MATLAB
20 16 (1.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 186 (14.84%) Degree
2 60 (4.79%) PhD
3 58 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (1.44%) CCNP
4 18 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (1.20%) CCIE
6 11 (0.88%) RHCE
7 10 (0.80%) AWS Certification
7 10 (0.80%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.56%) CISSP
9 6 (0.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.40%) CISM
10 5 (0.40%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.32%) MCSA
11 4 (0.32%) MCSE
11 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.24%) CCSP
12 3 (0.24%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.43%) QA
2 41 (3.27%) GCP
3 7 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.56%) MiFID
4 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.32%) EMIR
5 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.24%) GDPR
7 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.080%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 265 (21.15%) Docker
2 46 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.92%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.44%) HDFS
5 14 (1.12%) XenApp
5 14 (1.12%) XenDesktop
6 13 (1.04%) LXC
7 8 (0.64%) KVM
7 8 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.64%) vSphere
8 7 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.56%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (0.48%) Xen
10 5 (0.40%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.32%) iptables
12 3 (0.24%) QEMU
12 3 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 193 (15.40%) Ansible
2 172 (13.73%) Puppet
3 159 (12.69%) Kubernetes
4 141 (11.25%) Opscode Chef
5 94 (7.50%) Terraform
6 38 (3.03%) Salt
7 34 (2.71%) Nagios
8 31 (2.47%) Prometheus
9 23 (1.84%) Mesos
10 19 (1.52%) ZABBIX
11 15 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
12 12 (0.96%) Grafana
13 8 (0.64%) Consul
13 8 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
14 6 (0.48%) vRealize
15 5 (0.40%) Capistrano
15 5 (0.40%) Cobbler
15 5 (0.40%) HAProxy
15 5 (0.40%) Packer
15 5 (0.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 109 (8.70%) Google
2 73 (5.83%) Oracle
3 68 (5.43%) Microsoft
4 57 (4.55%) VMware
5 48 (3.83%) Tableau
6 38 (3.03%) Cisco
7 36 (2.87%) Splunk
8 35 (2.79%) Red Hat
9 26 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 25 (2.00%) Sybase
11 23 (1.84%) Citrix
11 23 (1.84%) F5
12 20 (1.60%) IBM
13 18 (1.44%) Apigee
14 15 (1.20%) Infoblox
14 15 (1.20%) Juniper
15 14 (1.12%) Blue Coat
15 14 (1.12%) Imperva
15 14 (1.12%) New Relic
15 14 (1.12%) Zscaler