Period
to 25 September 2020

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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 5 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 722 1,784 1,268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 19.00% 17.66% 11.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.13% 29.13% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 697 1,765 1,219
Median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £47,400 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £110,250 £106,250 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +3.57% +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 2,319 6,125 6,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.01% 60.63% 61.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,043 5,407 6,224
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 25 September 2020.

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 25 September 2020. 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
Moorgate +2 4 £70,000 +16.67%
London Bridge +15 3 £70,000 -
Python
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, 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.

1 274 (37.95%) AWS
2 266 (36.84%) DevOps
3 210 (29.09%) Finance
4 209 (28.95%) Docker
5 198 (27.42%) Java
6 193 (26.73%) Kubernetes
7 175 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
8 165 (22.85%) SQL
9 164 (22.71%) Azure
10 162 (22.44%) Linux
11 141 (19.53%) Jenkins
12 132 (18.28%) JavaScript
13 123 (17.04%) Terraform
14 114 (15.79%) Ansible
15 112 (15.51%) Machine Learning
16 101 (13.99%) C#
17 99 (13.71%) Software Engineering
17 99 (13.71%) Git (software)
18 98 (13.57%) Data Science
19 90 (12.47%) Go
19 90 (12.47%) Fintech
20 88 (12.19%) Degree
21 87 (12.05%) GCP
22 86 (11.91%) Puppet
23 84 (11.63%) Analytics
24 81 (11.22%) Artificial Intelligence
25 80 (11.08%) Big Data
26 77 (10.66%) Microservices
27 76 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
28 74 (10.25%) TDD

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 56 (7.76%) Apache Spark
2 41 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (3.74%) Apache
4 18 (2.49%) Confluence
5 16 (2.22%) SAS
6 14 (1.94%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.39%) IIS
7 10 (1.39%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.55%) CMS
10 3 (0.42%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.42%) nginx
11 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.14%) Traefik
11 1 (0.14%) uWSGI
Applications
1 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.42%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.28%) EViews
4 2 (0.28%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.28%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.55%) FastStats
2 4 (0.55%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 274 (37.95%) AWS
2 164 (22.71%) Azure
3 87 (12.05%) GCP
4 46 (6.37%) Serverless
5 45 (6.23%) SaaS
6 43 (5.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 38 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
8 36 (4.99%) Power Platform
9 25 (3.46%) Office 365
10 22 (3.05%) GitHub
11 19 (2.63%) PaaS
12 16 (2.22%) Amazon S3
13 15 (2.08%) IaaS
13 15 (2.08%) OpenShift
14 13 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (1.66%) Amazon ECS
15 12 (1.66%) Amazon EKS
16 11 (1.52%) Azure Data Factory
16 11 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
17 10 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.96%) Firewall
2 31 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 26 (3.60%) Network Security
4 21 (2.91%) DNS
5 11 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (1.52%) LAN
6 10 (1.39%) BGP
6 10 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (1.39%) Wireless
7 9 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (1.25%) HTTP
7 9 (1.25%) Multicast
7 9 (1.25%) OSPF
7 9 (1.25%) VPN
8 8 (1.11%) Wireshark
9 7 (0.97%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (0.83%) MPLS
10 6 (0.83%) WAN
11 5 (0.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.08%) Big Data
2 66 (9.14%) SQL Server
3 59 (8.17%) Hadoop
4 50 (6.93%) NoSQL
5 39 (5.40%) MySQL
6 37 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (4.99%) Power BI
8 34 (4.71%) MongoDB
9 23 (3.19%) Apache Hive
10 22 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (2.22%) Data Lake
12 15 (2.08%) Neo4j
13 14 (1.94%) Relational Database
14 13 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (1.25%) Data Mining
16 9 (1.25%) HBase
17 8 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
18 6 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 141 (19.53%) Jenkins
2 99 (13.71%) Git (software)
3 44 (6.09%) JIRA
4 24 (3.32%) GitLab
5 23 (3.19%) Selenium
6 20 (2.77%) Cucumber
7 18 (2.49%) Bitbucket
8 17 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (2.35%) Maven
9 16 (2.22%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (1.66%) Gradle
12 9 (1.25%) IntelliJ
13 6 (0.83%) Appium
13 6 (0.83%) Artifactory
13 6 (0.83%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.69%) Charles Proxy
14 5 (0.69%) CircleCI
14 5 (0.69%) eggPlant
14 5 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 210 (29.09%) Finance
2 51 (7.06%) Banking
3 43 (5.96%) Advertising
3 43 (5.96%) Front Office
4 34 (4.71%) Law
5 22 (3.05%) Marketing
6 21 (2.91%) Games
7 17 (2.35%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.80%) Retail
9 10 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.97%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.69%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.42%) Electronics
13 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.42%) Legal
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
14 2 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 225 (31.16%) Developer
2 129 (17.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 104 (14.40%) Python Developer
4 91 (12.60%) Python Engineer
5 87 (12.05%) AWS Engineer
6 60 (8.31%) Senior Developer
7 57 (7.89%) AWS DevOps
8 53 (7.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 48 (6.65%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 43 (5.96%) Analyst
11 41 (5.68%) Data Engineer
12 38 (5.26%) Software Engineer
13 35 (4.85%) Quantitative Developer
13 35 (4.85%) Senior Python Developer
14 34 (4.71%) Data Scientist
14 34 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
15 32 (4.43%) Java Developer
16 31 (4.29%) Network Engineer
17 29 (4.02%) Cloud Engineer
18 27 (3.74%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (7.89%) Django
2 55 (7.62%) Kafka
3 53 (7.34%) React
4 51 (7.06%) Node.js
5 46 (6.37%) AngularJS
6 41 (5.68%) Pandas
7 38 (5.26%) .NET
8 35 (4.85%) NumPy
8 35 (4.85%) Web Services
9 34 (4.71%) Natural Language Processing
10 32 (4.43%) HTML
11 30 (4.16%) Flask
11 30 (4.16%) REST
12 27 (3.74%) CSS
12 27 (3.74%) TensorFlow
13 22 (3.05%) Spring
14 20 (2.77%) Elastic Stack
15 19 (2.63%) SciPy
16 17 (2.35%) HTML5
16 17 (2.35%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.82%) Algorithms
3 33 (4.57%) Equities
4 29 (4.02%) Public Cloud
5 28 (3.88%) Derivative
6 26 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (2.63%) Cloud Native
8 16 (2.22%) Data Structures
8 16 (2.22%) Market Risk
9 13 (1.80%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.25%) Exotic Derivative
11 9 (1.25%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.25%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.25%) Video on Demand
12 8 (1.11%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.97%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.83%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 162 (22.44%) Linux
2 63 (8.73%) Windows
3 44 (6.09%) Unix
4 12 (1.66%) Android
4 12 (1.66%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.83%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.69%) CentOS
9 4 (0.55%) Debian
9 4 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.55%) VMS
9 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.42%) Fedora
10 3 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (36.84%) DevOps
2 175 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (15.51%) Machine Learning
4 99 (13.71%) Software Engineering
5 98 (13.57%) Data Science
6 90 (12.47%) Fintech
7 84 (11.63%) Analytics
8 81 (11.22%) Artificial Intelligence
9 77 (10.66%) Microservices
10 76 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
11 74 (10.25%) TDD
12 66 (9.14%) Test Automation
13 56 (7.76%) Computer Science
14 53 (7.34%) Configuration Management
14 53 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
15 52 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (6.37%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 45 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
17 45 (6.23%) ETL
18 44 (6.09%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 198 (27.42%) Java
2 165 (22.85%) SQL
3 132 (18.28%) JavaScript
4 101 (13.99%) C#
5 90 (12.47%) Go
6 67 (9.28%) C++
7 60 (8.31%) Bash Shell
8 57 (7.89%) PowerShell
8 57 (7.89%) R
9 56 (7.76%) Ruby
10 43 (5.96%) PHP
11 36 (4.99%) Scala
12 25 (3.46%) Perl
13 24 (3.32%) TypeScript
14 22 (3.05%) Shell Script
15 17 (2.35%) Kotlin
16 15 (2.08%) ES6
17 14 (1.94%) MATLAB
18 12 (1.66%) C
19 11 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (12.19%) Degree
2 32 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (3.60%) PhD
4 22 (3.05%) Master's Degree
5 9 (1.25%) ISEB
5 9 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.11%) CCNP
6 8 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.83%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.42%) OCP
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.28%) CCIE
10 2 (0.28%) CCNA
11 1 (0.14%) CCDP
11 1 (0.14%) CCSP
11 1 (0.14%) CEH
11 1 (0.14%) CISM
11 1 (0.14%) CISSP
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.16%) QA
2 10 (1.39%) EMIR
3 9 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (1.25%) MiFID
4 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.42%) SLA
5 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 209 (28.95%) Docker
2 23 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.83%) HDFS
6 5 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.14%) vCloud
9 1 (0.14%) XenApp
9 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 193 (26.73%) Kubernetes
2 123 (17.04%) Terraform
3 114 (15.79%) Ansible
4 86 (11.91%) Puppet
5 59 (8.17%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (2.49%) Kibana
7 13 (1.80%) Grafana
8 12 (1.66%) Netcool
8 12 (1.66%) Opsview
8 12 (1.66%) Prometheus
9 9 (1.25%) Salt
10 7 (0.97%) Nagios
10 7 (0.97%) Pingdom
10 7 (0.97%) SCCM
10 7 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.83%) Control-M
11 6 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.55%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 49 (6.79%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.12%) Google
3 27 (3.74%) Tableau
4 24 (3.32%) Cisco
5 21 (2.91%) Oracle
6 20 (2.77%) Databricks
6 20 (2.77%) VMware
7 15 (2.08%) Splunk
8 14 (1.94%) AppDynamics
9 13 (1.80%) Cloudera
9 13 (1.80%) Dynatrace
10 12 (1.66%) SevOne
10 12 (1.66%) TOWER Software
11 10 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.25%) Dell
12 9 (1.25%) HP
12 9 (1.25%) IBM
12 9 (1.25%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.11%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.11%) SAP