Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,239 955 1,469
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 19.73% 22.01% 16.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.05% 34.36% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,084 881 1,318
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £47,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,250 £72,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.79% -3.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £112,500 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%

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 3,639 2,779 5,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.94% 64.05% 57.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,248 2,534 4,607
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,313 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -1 1 £90,000 +2.86%
Python
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (41.08%) AWS
2 420 (33.90%) Java
3 417 (33.66%) DevOps
4 344 (27.76%) Finance
5 339 (27.36%) SQL
6 330 (26.63%) Docker
7 325 (26.23%) CI/CD
8 324 (26.15%) Kubernetes
9 295 (23.81%) Terraform
10 251 (20.26%) Analytics
11 239 (19.29%) Jenkins
12 234 (18.89%) Data Science
13 231 (18.64%) Infrastructure as Code
14 225 (18.16%) Azure
15 217 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
16 209 (16.87%) Linux
17 205 (16.55%) GCP
18 204 (16.46%) C#
19 198 (15.98%) Bash
20 191 (15.42%) Social Skills
21 182 (14.69%) Degree
22 159 (12.83%) Machine Learning
23 155 (12.51%) JavaScript
24 154 (12.43%) C++
25 153 (12.35%) Software Engineering
26 136 (10.98%) Scala
26 136 (10.98%) R
27 133 (10.73%) Fintech
28 126 (10.17%) Go
29 124 (10.01%) AWS CloudFormation

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 70 (5.65%) Apache Spark
2 39 (3.15%) Confluence
3 22 (1.78%) SAS
4 19 (1.53%) Apache
4 19 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.29%) Apache Airflow
6 11 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.65%) nginx
8 7 (0.56%) Jupyter
9 6 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.32%) Appian
10 4 (0.32%) SugarCRM
10 4 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.24%) IIS
11 3 (0.24%) Luigi
11 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.081%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.081%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.081%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.081%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.24%) SPSS
5 1 (0.081%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.24%) Summit
2 1 (0.081%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.081%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 509 (41.08%) AWS
2 225 (18.16%) Azure
3 205 (16.55%) GCP
4 124 (10.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 106 (8.56%) Serverless
6 72 (5.81%) Power Platform
7 51 (4.12%) Amazon S3
8 49 (3.95%) AWS Lambda
9 44 (3.55%) Snowflake
10 42 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
11 41 (3.31%) GitHub
12 36 (2.91%) Amazon ECS
13 34 (2.74%) IaaS
14 29 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 28 (2.26%) SaaS
16 27 (2.18%) PaaS
17 22 (1.78%) Azure Data Factory
18 21 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
19 18 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
20 13 (1.05%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.07%) DNS
2 34 (2.74%) Network Security
3 18 (1.45%) Firewall
4 9 (0.73%) HTTP
5 7 (0.56%) Internet
5 7 (0.56%) SAN
5 7 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.48%) AMQP
6 6 (0.48%) DHCP
7 5 (0.40%) Intranet
7 5 (0.40%) LAN
7 5 (0.40%) VPN
7 5 (0.40%) WAN
7 5 (0.40%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.32%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (0.32%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (0.32%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.32%) Multicast
8 4 (0.32%) SD-WAN
8 4 (0.32%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
2 95 (7.67%) NoSQL
3 81 (6.54%) Big Data
4 69 (5.57%) Tableau
5 66 (5.33%) Power BI
6 65 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
7 59 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 58 (4.68%) Amazon Redshift
9 54 (4.36%) Relational Database
10 46 (3.71%) Hadoop
10 46 (3.71%) MongoDB
11 37 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 35 (2.82%) Data Lake
12 35 (2.82%) MySQL
13 31 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
14 21 (1.69%) BigQuery
15 15 (1.21%) Apache Hive
15 15 (1.21%) Looker
16 14 (1.13%) QlikView
17 13 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 239 (19.29%) Jenkins
2 118 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 60 (4.84%) JIRA
4 36 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 34 (2.74%) GitLab
6 31 (2.50%) Postman
7 29 (2.34%) Selenium
8 28 (2.26%) TeamCity
9 25 (2.02%) SonarQube
10 23 (1.86%) Cucumber
10 23 (1.86%) Spinnaker
11 15 (1.21%) Robot Framework
12 13 (1.05%) Subversion
13 11 (0.89%) Bitbucket
14 10 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (0.73%) git-flow
15 9 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (0.65%) Cypress.io
16 8 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
17 7 (0.56%) Gradle
General
1 344 (27.76%) Finance
2 191 (15.42%) Social Skills
3 88 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (6.86%) Banking
5 68 (5.49%) Retail
6 67 (5.41%) Front Office
7 65 (5.25%) Advertising
8 59 (4.76%) Publishing
9 47 (3.79%) Marketing
10 44 (3.55%) Law
11 31 (2.50%) Presentation Skills
12 30 (2.42%) Public Sector
13 29 (2.34%) Investment Banking
14 28 (2.26%) Games
15 20 (1.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 20 (1.61%) Influencing Skills
16 18 (1.45%) Financial Institution
17 15 (1.21%) Telecoms
18 14 (1.13%) Manufacturing
19 12 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 272 (21.95%) Developer
2 221 (17.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 154 (12.43%) Python Developer
4 132 (10.65%) Data Engineer
5 98 (7.91%) Analyst
6 68 (5.49%) Data Scientist
7 66 (5.33%) Security Engineer
8 53 (4.28%) Software Engineer
9 47 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
10 44 (3.55%) Cloud Engineer
11 42 (3.39%) Senior Developer
12 39 (3.15%) Senior DevOps
13 37 (2.99%) Architect
14 35 (2.82%) Junior
14 35 (2.82%) QA Engineer
15 34 (2.74%) Front Office Developer
15 34 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
15 34 (2.74%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 34 (2.74%) Technical Leader
16 32 (2.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (6.13%) .NET
2 66 (5.33%) Kafka
3 60 (4.84%) React
4 56 (4.52%) REST
5 54 (4.36%) Node.js
6 40 (3.23%) Django
7 37 (2.99%) Flask
8 30 (2.42%) Pandas
9 28 (2.26%) HTML
10 23 (1.86%) HTML5
11 22 (1.78%) NumPy
12 21 (1.69%) OAuth
13 20 (1.61%) OAuth2
13 20 (1.61%) OpenID
13 20 (1.61%) TensorFlow
14 19 (1.53%) JSON
14 19 (1.53%) RESTful
15 18 (1.45%) AngularJS
16 16 (1.29%) PySpark
17 15 (1.21%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (3.55%) Derivative
2 42 (3.39%) Equities
3 40 (3.23%) Hedge funds
4 38 (3.07%) Algorithms
5 37 (2.99%) Cloud Native
5 37 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (2.10%) Public Cloud
7 23 (1.86%) Market Risk
8 21 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.61%) User Experience
10 19 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
11 18 (1.45%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.37%) Renewable Energy
13 16 (1.29%) Exotic Derivative
13 16 (1.29%) Fixed Income
14 13 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (0.89%) Credit Risk
15 11 (0.89%) Data Centre
15 11 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (0.81%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 209 (16.87%) Linux
2 82 (6.62%) Unix
3 61 (4.92%) Windows
4 26 (2.10%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.53%) Android
5 19 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.05%) Mac OS
7 12 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.65%) CentOS
8 8 (0.65%) VMS
9 5 (0.40%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.24%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.16%) Debian
11 2 (0.16%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.081%) Solaris
12 1 (0.081%) SUSE
12 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (33.66%) DevOps
2 325 (26.23%) CI/CD
3 251 (20.26%) Analytics
4 234 (18.89%) Data Science
5 231 (18.64%) Infrastructure as Code
6 217 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
7 159 (12.83%) Machine Learning
8 153 (12.35%) Software Engineering
9 133 (10.73%) Fintech
10 114 (9.20%) Computer Science
11 109 (8.80%) Microservices
12 108 (8.72%) Test Automation
13 101 (8.15%) OO
14 98 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
15 92 (7.43%) Visualisation
16 91 (7.34%) Artificial Intelligence
17 90 (7.26%) ETL
18 89 (7.18%) Full Stack Development
18 89 (7.18%) Mentoring
19 82 (6.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 420 (33.90%) Java
2 339 (27.36%) SQL
3 204 (16.46%) C#
4 198 (15.98%) Bash
5 155 (12.51%) JavaScript
6 154 (12.43%) C++
7 136 (10.98%) R
7 136 (10.98%) Scala
8 126 (10.17%) Go
9 68 (5.49%) PowerShell
10 62 (5.00%) Ruby
11 61 (4.92%) Perl
12 54 (4.36%) MATLAB
13 39 (3.15%) C
14 38 (3.07%) Kotlin
15 33 (2.66%) PHP
16 29 (2.34%) VB.NET
17 26 (2.10%) Dart
17 26 (2.10%) Objective-C
17 26 (2.10%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 182 (14.69%) Degree
2 61 (4.92%) Master's Degree
3 59 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 53 (4.28%) PhD
5 20 (1.61%) AWS Certification
6 17 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 15 (1.21%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.65%) CISSP
10 7 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.40%) CEH
12 5 (0.40%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.40%) OSCP
13 4 (0.32%) MCSE
13 4 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.24%) CCIE
14 3 (0.24%) CCNA
14 3 (0.24%) CCNP
15 2 (0.16%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (7.75%) QA
2 34 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 33 (2.66%) GDPR
4 16 (1.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 16 (1.29%) EMIR
4 16 (1.29%) MiFID
5 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.40%) Accessibility
6 5 (0.40%) WCAG
7 4 (0.32%) NIST
7 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.24%) GRC
8 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.24%) SLA
9 1 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.081%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.081%) Solvency II
System Software
1 330 (26.63%) Docker
2 19 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.89%) HDFS
4 11 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.56%) XenApp
7 5 (0.40%) vSphere
8 4 (0.32%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.16%) Firmware
9 2 (0.16%) Samba
9 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.081%) KVM
10 1 (0.081%) LXC
10 1 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.081%) Xen
10 1 (0.081%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 324 (26.15%) Kubernetes
2 295 (23.81%) Terraform
3 112 (9.04%) Puppet
4 98 (7.91%) Ansible
5 34 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (1.45%) Grafana
7 16 (1.29%) Prometheus
8 12 (0.97%) Nagios
9 8 (0.65%) SCCM
10 6 (0.48%) EdgeSight
10 6 (0.48%) Kubeflow
10 6 (0.48%) SCOM
10 6 (0.48%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.48%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.40%) Kibana
11 5 (0.40%) logstash
11 5 (0.40%) Salt
12 4 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.32%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.32%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 74 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 59 (4.76%) Oracle
3 36 (2.91%) Google
3 36 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
4 27 (2.18%) Databricks
4 27 (2.18%) Talend
5 26 (2.10%) Informatica
6 24 (1.94%) VMware
7 15 (1.21%) Alteryx
8 13 (1.05%) HP
9 12 (0.97%) SAP
10 10 (0.81%) Citrix
10 10 (0.81%) Cloudera
10 10 (0.81%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.73%) Cisco
11 9 (0.73%) Hortonworks
12 7 (0.56%) Facebook
12 7 (0.56%) SolarWinds
12 7 (0.56%) Splunk
13 6 (0.48%) Atlassian