Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 20 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +34
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,110 921 1,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.59% 8.66% 8.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.30% 14.90% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,000 826 1,086
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -1.54% +13.04%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +13.64%

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 6,065 6,182 7,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.85% 58.16% 55.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5,471 5,693 7,103
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Moorgate +2 3 £90,000 +35.85%
London Bridge +5 2 £52,500 -
Python
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Python.

1 425 (38.29%) Java
2 362 (32.61%) Finance
3 361 (32.52%) Linux
4 321 (28.92%) SQL
5 308 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
6 290 (26.13%) Amazon AWS
7 226 (20.36%) DevOps
8 220 (19.82%) C++
9 216 (19.46%) Degree
10 210 (18.92%) Machine Learning
11 201 (18.11%) JavaScript
12 175 (15.77%) Computer Science
13 171 (15.41%) Fintech
14 169 (15.23%) C#
15 167 (15.05%) Ruby
16 163 (14.68%) Docker
17 154 (13.87%) Big Data
18 146 (13.15%) Ansible
19 142 (12.79%) Perl
20 138 (12.43%) Analytics
20 138 (12.43%) Scala
21 136 (12.25%) Software Engineering
22 134 (12.07%) Banking
23 124 (11.17%) R
24 123 (11.08%) Apache Spark
25 122 (10.99%) Bash Shell
26 117 (10.54%) Algorithms
26 117 (10.54%) MySQL
27 115 (10.36%) Windows
28 114 (10.27%) Puppet

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
1 123 (11.08%) Apache Spark
2 46 (4.14%) Apache
3 41 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
4 33 (2.97%) nginx
5 25 (2.25%) SAS
6 18 (1.62%) OpenStack
7 15 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.17%) Confluence
9 12 (1.08%) Apache Pig
10 11 (0.99%) Ethereum
10 11 (0.99%) Jetty
11 8 (0.72%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.54%) JBoss
12 6 (0.54%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.45%) DataSynapse
13 5 (0.45%) Hyperledger
14 4 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
14 4 (0.36%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.36%) CMS
14 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.17%) SPSS
3 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.18%) HipChat
5 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.090%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.63%) RMDS
2 4 (0.36%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.27%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.27%) Magento
3 3 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.090%) Odoo
5 1 (0.090%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 290 (26.13%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 27 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 25 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (1.98%) Amazon S3
6 22 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.98%) GitHub
7 20 (1.80%) Azure Machine Learning
8 19 (1.71%) SaaS
9 14 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (1.26%) Serverless
10 13 (1.17%) Amazon Kinesis
11 10 (0.90%) IaaS
12 8 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
12 8 (0.72%) Datadog
13 7 (0.63%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.63%) PaaS
14 6 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.16%) Firewall
2 20 (1.80%) Internet
3 18 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.08%) DVB
4 12 (1.08%) Network Security
5 10 (0.90%) Multicast
6 9 (0.81%) VPN
7 8 (0.72%) BGP
7 8 (0.72%) OSPF
8 7 (0.63%) SMTP
9 6 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (0.54%) DNS
9 6 (0.54%) HTTP
9 6 (0.54%) WAN
10 5 (0.45%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.45%) IPsec
10 5 (0.45%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.45%) LAN
10 5 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (13.87%) Big Data
2 117 (10.54%) MySQL
3 113 (10.18%) SQL Server
4 109 (9.82%) Hadoop
5 78 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
6 74 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 56 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (4.86%) Amazon Redshift
9 53 (4.77%) NoSQL
10 47 (4.23%) Relational Database
11 31 (2.79%) Apache Hive
12 30 (2.70%) Power BI
13 29 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
13 29 (2.61%) Data Mining
14 28 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (2.43%) Blockchain
16 26 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
17 21 (1.89%) Redis
18 19 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
19 18 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 103 (9.28%) Jenkins
2 74 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 47 (4.23%) JIRA
4 39 (3.51%) Selenium
5 37 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 33 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (2.16%) Maven
8 22 (1.98%) Subversion
9 18 (1.62%) JUnit
10 16 (1.44%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.35%) CMake
12 14 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
13 13 (1.17%) GitLab
13 13 (1.17%) Mockito
14 12 (1.08%) Bitbucket
14 12 (1.08%) Gatling
14 12 (1.08%) Gradle
14 12 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 362 (32.61%) Finance
2 134 (12.07%) Banking
3 109 (9.82%) Front Office
4 51 (4.59%) Investment Banking
5 46 (4.14%) Advertising
6 33 (2.97%) Marketing
7 30 (2.70%) Financial Institution
8 28 (2.52%) Retail
9 22 (1.98%) Games
10 9 (0.81%) Publishing
11 8 (0.72%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.63%) Back Office
13 6 (0.54%) Law
13 6 (0.54%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.36%) Legal
15 3 (0.27%) Billing
15 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.18%) Digital Economy
16 2 (0.18%) International Banking
16 2 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 445 (40.09%) Developer
2 194 (17.48%) Python Developer
3 106 (9.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 103 (9.28%) Senior Developer
5 77 (6.94%) Data Scientist
6 76 (6.85%) Java Developer
7 65 (5.86%) Analyst
8 54 (4.86%) C++ Developer
9 48 (4.32%) Senior Python Developer
10 40 (3.60%) Graduate
11 39 (3.51%) Data Engineer
12 35 (3.15%) Software Engineer
13 33 (2.97%) C# Developer
14 30 (2.70%) Support Engineer
15 25 (2.25%) Full Stack Developer
16 24 (2.16%) Junior
16 24 (2.16%) Lead Developer
17 23 (2.07%) Quantitative Developer
18 21 (1.89%) Linux Engineer
18 21 (1.89%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (8.02%) .NET
2 85 (7.66%) AngularJS
2 85 (7.66%) Django
3 82 (7.39%) HTML
4 79 (7.12%) React
5 75 (6.76%) Node.js
6 67 (6.04%) Kafka
7 56 (5.05%) CSS
8 48 (4.32%) Web Services
9 42 (3.78%) RESTful
10 39 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
11 37 (3.33%) ASP.NET
11 37 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
11 37 (3.33%) HTML5
12 33 (2.97%) Flask
12 33 (2.97%) NumPy
13 27 (2.43%) Pandas
14 26 (2.34%) Natural Language Processing
15 25 (2.25%) Elastic Stack
16 23 (2.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 175 (15.77%) Computer Science
2 171 (15.41%) Fintech
3 117 (10.54%) Algorithms
4 89 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
6 67 (6.04%) Equities
7 43 (3.87%) Hedge funds
8 41 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 37 (3.33%) Fixed Income
10 31 (2.79%) User Experience
11 27 (2.43%) Derivative
12 18 (1.62%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.44%) BBC
13 16 (1.44%) Data Centre
13 16 (1.44%) STB
14 12 (1.08%) IPTV
14 12 (1.08%) Public Cloud
15 11 (0.99%) Robotics
15 11 (0.99%) Spread Betting
16 10 (0.90%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 361 (32.52%) Linux
2 115 (10.36%) Windows
3 95 (8.56%) Unix
4 32 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (2.79%) CentOS
6 19 (1.71%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.99%) Debian
8 9 (0.81%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.54%) Android
10 6 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.45%) Fedora
11 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.36%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.27%) Solaris
14 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.090%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (20.36%) DevOps
3 210 (18.92%) Machine Learning
4 138 (12.43%) Analytics
5 136 (12.25%) Software Engineering
6 104 (9.37%) Mathematics
7 99 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
8 92 (8.29%) TDD
9 90 (8.11%) Open Source
10 87 (7.84%) Microservices
11 84 (7.57%) Scrum
12 79 (7.12%) OO
13 77 (6.94%) Configuration Management
13 77 (6.94%) Electronic Trading
14 76 (6.85%) Multithreading
15 72 (6.49%) ETL
16 71 (6.40%) Test Automation
17 70 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
17 70 (6.31%) SDLC
18 64 (5.77%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 425 (38.29%) Java
2 321 (28.92%) SQL
3 220 (19.82%) C++
4 201 (18.11%) JavaScript
5 169 (15.23%) C#
6 167 (15.05%) Ruby
7 142 (12.79%) Perl
8 138 (12.43%) Scala
9 124 (11.17%) R
10 122 (10.99%) Bash Shell
11 73 (6.58%) C
12 69 (6.22%) PHP
13 59 (5.32%) Go
14 57 (5.14%) Shell Script
15 36 (3.24%) PowerShell
16 31 (2.79%) MATLAB
17 27 (2.43%) T-SQL
17 27 (2.43%) VBA
18 14 (1.26%) F#
18 14 (1.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 216 (19.46%) Degree
2 67 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (5.50%) PhD
4 22 (1.98%) Numerate Degree
5 16 (1.44%) Master's Degree
6 14 (1.26%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.08%) Security Cleared
8 10 (0.90%) ISEB
9 7 (0.63%) CREST Certified
10 6 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.45%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.45%) CCNP
11 5 (0.45%) GPEN
11 5 (0.45%) GXPN
12 4 (0.36%) OSCE
12 4 (0.36%) OSCP
12 4 (0.36%) SANS
13 3 (0.27%) CHECK Team Leader
13 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.27%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.41%) QA
2 11 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.63%) SLA
4 6 (0.54%) GCP
5 5 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.36%) OIPF
7 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.090%) EMIR
9 1 (0.090%) FATCA
9 1 (0.090%) GDPR
9 1 (0.090%) MiFID
System Software
1 163 (14.68%) Docker
2 14 (1.26%) HDFS
3 10 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.81%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.27%) iptables
6 3 (0.27%) KVM
6 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.27%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.27%) Xen
6 3 (0.27%) XenApp
6 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.18%) LXC
7 2 (0.18%) Varnish
8 1 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.090%) Ceph
8 1 (0.090%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.090%) vSphere
8 1 (0.090%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 146 (13.15%) Ansible
2 114 (10.27%) Puppet
3 79 (7.12%) Opscode Chef
4 67 (6.04%) Kubernetes
5 46 (4.14%) Terraform
6 21 (1.89%) Mesos
7 18 (1.62%) Nagios
8 15 (1.35%) logstash
9 13 (1.17%) Kibana
9 13 (1.17%) Salt
10 11 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
11 7 (0.63%) Grafana
11 7 (0.63%) Packer
12 6 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.54%) Graphite
12 6 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (0.54%) SCCM
13 5 (0.45%) Nessus
13 5 (0.45%) Rancher
13 5 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (7.39%) Microsoft
2 55 (4.95%) Oracle
3 51 (4.59%) Tableau
4 49 (4.41%) Google
5 33 (2.97%) Red Hat
6 26 (2.34%) Sybase
7 22 (1.98%) Alteryx
8 21 (1.89%) Cisco
9 16 (1.44%) Arqiva
9 16 (1.44%) BT
9 16 (1.44%) Splunk
10 14 (1.26%) VMware
11 13 (1.17%) Apple
12 9 (0.81%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.81%) CA
12 9 (0.81%) Capita
12 9 (0.81%) Reuters
13 8 (0.72%) SAP
14 7 (0.63%) Rackspace
15 6 (0.54%) Talend