Period
to 28 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Python Developer
UK > England
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 259 150 270
Rank change year-on-year -109 +120 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,485 1,020 1,605
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.33% 2.24% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 2.36% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,237 926 1,398
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% +12.50%
75th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £126,250 £128,750 £110,000
UK median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 101,651 43,260 121,189
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.14% 94.95% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 71,338 36,538 99,102
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £28,125
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +10.00% -

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in England

Python Developer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python Developer in England.

Salary trend for Python Developer in England

Python Developer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python Developer in England over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Python Developer in England

Python Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 28 October 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 -88 1,089 £85,000 +6.25% 246
South East -140 165 £60,000 +20.00% 22
North of England -91 97 £70,000 +33.33% 14
Midlands -113 51 £65,000 +20.93% 9
West Midlands -86 47 £62,500 +8.70% 5
North West -67 46 £72,500 +28.89% 4
Yorkshire -81 43 £85,000 +54.55% 9
East of England -83 38 £55,000 - 18
South West -103 29 £62,500 +31.58% 10
North East -36 8 £45,000 -2.17% 1
East Midlands -74 4 £85,000 +117.95% 3
Python Developer
UK

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 1,485 (100.00%) Python
2 691 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
3 644 (43.37%) Software Engineering
4 599 (40.34%) AWS
5 546 (36.77%) Finance
6 514 (34.61%) Django
7 457 (30.77%) SQL
8 433 (29.16%) JavaScript
9 430 (28.96%) Docker
10 402 (27.07%) Full Stack Development
11 355 (23.91%) Java
12 346 (23.30%) React
13 341 (22.96%) Asset Management
14 334 (22.49%) Web Services
15 309 (20.81%) Front Office
16 296 (19.93%) Analytics
17 250 (16.84%) Flask
17 250 (16.84%) Microservices
18 249 (16.77%) Derivative
19 245 (16.50%) Equities
20 238 (16.03%) Hedge funds
20 238 (16.03%) Data Science
21 228 (15.35%) Investment Management
22 220 (14.81%) Azure
23 217 (14.61%) Linux
24 199 (13.40%) Serverless
25 198 (13.33%) AngularJS
26 192 (12.93%) DevOps
27 189 (12.73%) AWS Lambda
28 187 (12.59%) Fixed Income

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 118 (7.95%) Apache
2 55 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (2.15%) Apache Airflow
4 22 (1.48%) Jupyter
5 16 (1.08%) nginx
6 15 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 13 (0.88%) CMS
8 7 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (0.34%) Confluence
11 2 (0.13%) Tornado
12 1 (0.067%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.067%) Luigi
Applications
1 23 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.067%) GIMP
3 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.34%) Magento
2 2 (0.13%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (0.13%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 599 (40.34%) AWS
2 220 (14.81%) Azure
3 199 (13.40%) Serverless
4 189 (12.73%) AWS Lambda
5 182 (12.26%) Amazon EC2
6 176 (11.85%) GCP
7 143 (9.63%) Amazon S3
8 96 (6.46%) Amazon ECS
9 44 (2.96%) SaaS
10 33 (2.22%) GitHub
11 21 (1.41%) CloudFront
12 16 (1.08%) Cloudflare
13 15 (1.01%) Amazon Alexa
14 14 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (0.88%) Slack
16 10 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
16 10 (0.67%) AWS Step Functions
16 10 (0.67%) PaaS
17 9 (0.61%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.95%) HTTP
2 21 (1.41%) Broadband
3 20 (1.35%) DNS
4 19 (1.28%) AMQP
5 12 (0.81%) Internet
6 7 (0.47%) SSH
6 7 (0.47%) SSL
7 6 (0.40%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (11.99%) PostgreSQL
2 142 (9.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 105 (7.07%) Apache Ignite
4 97 (6.53%) Amazon Athena
5 96 (6.46%) Relational Database
6 81 (5.45%) Amazon Aurora
7 61 (4.11%) MySQL
8 42 (2.83%) SQL Server
9 41 (2.76%) Redis
10 29 (1.95%) Big Data
11 27 (1.82%) NoSQL
12 23 (1.55%) MongoDB
13 20 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.01%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.94%) Neo4j
16 12 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
16 12 (0.81%) Redshift Spectrum
17 10 (0.67%) Tableau
18 9 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 184 (12.39%) Git (software)
2 73 (4.92%) Jenkins
3 38 (2.56%) GitLab
4 36 (2.42%) JIRA
5 21 (1.41%) Selenium
6 20 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (1.28%) TestRail
8 18 (1.21%) CircleCI
9 12 (0.81%) Bitbucket
10 11 (0.74%) Gatling
10 11 (0.74%) JMeter
11 9 (0.61%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.47%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.34%) git-flow
13 5 (0.34%) JUnit
13 5 (0.34%) PyCharm
14 4 (0.27%) IntelliJ
14 4 (0.27%) Maven
15 3 (0.20%) Mocha
15 3 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 546 (36.77%) Finance
2 309 (20.81%) Front Office
3 132 (8.89%) Social Skills
4 121 (8.15%) Banking
5 87 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
6 60 (4.04%) Automotive
7 56 (3.77%) Retail
8 46 (3.10%) Organisational Skills
9 35 (2.36%) Marketing
10 28 (1.89%) Advertising
11 23 (1.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 23 (1.55%) Manufacturing
12 20 (1.35%) Investment Banking
13 19 (1.28%) Financial Institution
13 19 (1.28%) Games
14 18 (1.21%) Public Sector
15 13 (0.88%) Law
16 11 (0.74%) Military
17 10 (0.67%) Back Office
18 9 (0.61%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (34.61%) Django
2 346 (23.30%) React
3 334 (22.49%) Web Services
4 250 (16.84%) Flask
5 198 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 186 (12.53%) Vue.js
7 124 (8.35%) REST
8 120 (8.08%) HTML
9 114 (7.68%) CSS
10 98 (6.60%) SQLAlchemy
11 97 (6.53%) Pandas
12 89 (5.99%) RESTful
13 81 (5.45%) NumPy
14 68 (4.58%) pytest
15 63 (4.24%) Kafka
16 62 (4.18%) Celery
17 60 (4.04%) gRPC
18 54 (3.64%) GraphQL
19 44 (2.96%) Node.js
20 41 (2.76%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 249 (16.77%) Derivative
2 245 (16.50%) Equities
3 238 (16.03%) Hedge funds
4 187 (12.59%) Fixed Income
5 151 (10.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 93 (6.26%) Social Media
7 89 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
8 82 (5.52%) Algorithms
9 59 (3.97%) Data Structures
10 56 (3.77%) Pricing Data
11 29 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
12 26 (1.75%) Life Science
13 25 (1.68%) Mobile App
14 21 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
14 21 (1.41%) NHS
15 20 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
15 20 (1.35%) User Experience
16 19 (1.28%) Robotics
16 19 (1.28%) Video\Live Streaming
17 18 (1.21%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 217 (14.61%) Linux
2 50 (3.37%) Unix
3 35 (2.36%) Mac OS
4 27 (1.82%) Ubuntu
5 13 (0.88%) Windows
6 4 (0.27%) CentOS
7 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.067%) AIX
8 1 (0.067%) Android
8 1 (0.067%) HPUX
8 1 (0.067%) VMS
8 1 (0.067%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.067%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 691 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 644 (43.37%) Software Engineering
3 402 (27.07%) Full Stack Development
4 341 (22.96%) Asset Management
5 296 (19.93%) Analytics
6 250 (16.84%) Microservices
7 238 (16.03%) Data Science
8 228 (15.35%) Investment Management
9 192 (12.93%) DevOps
10 150 (10.10%) Artificial Intelligence
11 138 (9.29%) TDD
12 136 (9.16%) Machine Learning
13 133 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
14 112 (7.54%) Test Automation
15 109 (7.34%) Visualisation
16 108 (7.27%) Computer Science
17 104 (7.00%) Fintech
18 93 (6.26%) OOP
19 86 (5.79%) Front End Development
20 83 (5.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,485 (100.00%) Python
2 457 (30.77%) SQL
3 433 (29.16%) JavaScript
4 355 (23.91%) Java
5 174 (11.72%) TypeScript
6 118 (7.95%) Kotlin
7 115 (7.74%) Scala
8 105 (7.07%) Clojure
9 84 (5.66%) Go
10 82 (5.52%) C++
11 56 (3.77%) C#
12 41 (2.76%) Bash Shell
12 41 (2.76%) C
13 35 (2.36%) R
14 28 (1.89%) ES6
15 25 (1.68%) PHP
16 20 (1.35%) Rust
17 15 (1.01%) Ruby
17 15 (1.01%) Shell Script
18 13 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 131 (8.82%) Degree
2 42 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.35%) Master's Degree
4 8 (0.54%) PhD
5 5 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.067%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.067%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (7.54%) QA
2 4 (0.27%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.13%) EMIR
3 2 (0.13%) MiFID
4 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.067%) GDPR
4 1 (0.067%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 430 (28.96%) Docker
2 10 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 10 (0.67%) etcd
3 7 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.34%) Firmware
4 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.067%) NFS
5 1 (0.067%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 179 (12.05%) Kubernetes
2 79 (5.32%) Terraform
3 44 (2.96%) Ansible
4 17 (1.14%) Kibana
4 17 (1.14%) logstash
5 12 (0.81%) Puppet
6 11 (0.74%) Consul
6 11 (0.74%) Grafana
6 11 (0.74%) Prometheus
7 10 (0.67%) Rancher
8 7 (0.47%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.067%) Marathon
Vendors
1 64 (4.31%) Google
2 34 (2.29%) Microsoft
3 20 (1.35%) YouTube
4 15 (1.01%) Oracle
5 12 (0.81%) Sybase
6 8 (0.54%) VMware
7 6 (0.40%) Splunk
8 5 (0.34%) Brio
8 5 (0.34%) Instagram
8 5 (0.34%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.34%) Zend
9 4 (0.27%) Apple
9 4 (0.27%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.27%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.27%) Greenplum
9 4 (0.27%) Netlify
9 4 (0.27%) Sophos
10 3 (0.20%) SAP
11 2 (0.13%) Progress
11 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com