Period
to 9 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 9 May 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 249 272 295
Rank change year-on-year +23 +23 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,092 1,108 1,544
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.39% 1.20% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.26% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 968 950 1,322
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £94,063 £88,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £110,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +14.29%

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 72,582 87,912 129,472
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.65% 95.24% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 56,980 71,944 104,840
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,397
Median % change year-on-year - +4.97% +4.79%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 9 May 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 9 May 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 +35 755 £80,000 +6.67% 131
South East +21 125 £57,500 +18.56% 28
North of England +43 79 £57,500 +15.00% 18
Midlands +12 49 £62,500 +31.58% 7
South West -13 47 £53,750 +7.50% 15
North West +48 41 £57,500 +43.75% 6
West Midlands +15 41 £67,500 +50.00% 6
Yorkshire +8 31 £60,000 +20.00% 9
East of England +42 25 £50,000 +11.11% 15
North East +17 7 £45,000 -14.29% 3
East Midlands +7 6 £41,250 -13.16% 1
Python Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 1,092 (100.00%) Python
2 421 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
3 401 (36.72%) AWS
4 363 (33.24%) Finance
5 348 (31.87%) JavaScript
6 343 (31.41%) Software Engineering
7 329 (30.13%) SQL
8 305 (27.93%) Django
9 261 (23.90%) Docker
10 246 (22.53%) React
11 237 (21.70%) Java
12 216 (19.78%) Flask
13 203 (18.59%) Web Services
14 182 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
15 181 (16.58%) Azure
16 176 (16.12%) Kubernetes
17 163 (14.93%) AngularJS
18 158 (14.47%) Derivative
19 157 (14.38%) Vue.js
20 156 (14.29%) Front Office
21 152 (13.92%) Microservices
22 150 (13.74%) Fintech
23 148 (13.55%) GCP
23 148 (13.55%) Analytics
24 146 (13.37%) Linux
25 136 (12.45%) Equities
26 135 (12.36%) Hedge funds
27 134 (12.27%) Computer Science
28 133 (12.18%) TDD
29 130 (11.90%) DevOps

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 66 (6.04%) Apache
2 60 (5.49%) Apache Spark
3 42 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (2.01%) Apache Airflow
5 18 (1.65%) Confluence
6 16 (1.47%) nginx
7 13 (1.19%) CMS
8 8 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.64%) Drupal
10 5 (0.46%) Facebook Platform
11 3 (0.27%) Kentico
11 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.27%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.18%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.18%) WordPress
13 1 (0.092%) FormScape
13 1 (0.092%) SAS
13 1 (0.092%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.092%) uWSGI
13 1 (0.092%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.27%) Sketch
2 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.092%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.092%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.46%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.092%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.092%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 401 (36.72%) AWS
2 181 (16.58%) Azure
3 148 (13.55%) GCP
4 99 (9.07%) Serverless
5 96 (8.79%) AWS Lambda
6 84 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
7 67 (6.14%) SaaS
8 65 (5.95%) Amazon S3
9 49 (4.49%) GitHub
10 44 (4.03%) Amazon ECS
11 16 (1.47%) Google App Engine
12 15 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
13 14 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (1.19%) Amazon Alexa
15 11 (1.01%) Firebase
16 10 (0.92%) Amazon Kinesis
16 10 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 9 (0.82%) Azure Service Bus
18 8 (0.73%) AWS Fargate
19 7 (0.64%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.03%) HTTP
2 24 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.64%) SSL
3 7 (0.64%) Wireshark
4 6 (0.55%) H.323
4 6 (0.55%) Network Security
5 5 (0.46%) Firewall
5 5 (0.46%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.46%) Internet
5 5 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.27%) Broadband
7 2 (0.18%) 5G
7 2 (0.18%) DNS
8 1 (0.092%) DHCP
8 1 (0.092%) LAN
8 1 (0.092%) Skype
8 1 (0.092%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 106 (9.71%) Relational Database
3 89 (8.15%) MySQL
4 81 (7.42%) NoSQL
5 71 (6.50%) SQL Server
6 67 (6.14%) MongoDB
7 45 (4.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 41 (3.75%) Hadoop
9 39 (3.57%) Apache Hive
10 37 (3.39%) RDBMS
11 35 (3.21%) Apache Ignite
12 32 (2.93%) Amazon Aurora
12 32 (2.93%) Redis
13 14 (1.28%) Big Data
14 12 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.92%) BigQuery
16 9 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
18 7 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
18 7 (0.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 125 (11.45%) Git (software)
2 58 (5.31%) Jenkins
3 32 (2.93%) JIRA
4 24 (2.20%) GitLab
4 24 (2.20%) Selenium
5 13 (1.19%) Bitbucket
6 12 (1.10%) Pylint
6 12 (1.10%) Sourcetree
7 8 (0.73%) NUnit
8 7 (0.64%) CircleCI
9 6 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.55%) Subversion
10 5 (0.46%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.37%) Travis CI
12 3 (0.27%) Hudson
13 2 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.18%) Bitbucket Server
13 2 (0.18%) Maven
13 2 (0.18%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.18%) SonarQube
General
1 363 (33.24%) Finance
2 156 (14.29%) Front Office
3 113 (10.35%) Social Skills
4 79 (7.23%) Banking
5 46 (4.21%) Public Sector
6 32 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 31 (2.84%) Manufacturing
8 30 (2.75%) Marketing
9 27 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (2.38%) Electronics
10 26 (2.38%) Investment Banking
11 25 (2.29%) Retail
12 24 (2.20%) Organisational Skills
13 23 (2.11%) Games
14 13 (1.19%) Advertising
15 12 (1.10%) Law
16 8 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
17 7 (0.64%) Legal
18 5 (0.46%) Billing
18 5 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (27.93%) Django
2 246 (22.53%) React
3 216 (19.78%) Flask
4 203 (18.59%) Web Services
5 163 (14.93%) AngularJS
6 157 (14.38%) Vue.js
7 128 (11.72%) REST
8 96 (8.79%) HTML
9 84 (7.69%) Node.js
10 83 (7.60%) Pandas
11 74 (6.78%) CSS
12 68 (6.23%) SQLAlchemy
13 67 (6.14%) Kafka
14 66 (6.04%) NumPy
15 61 (5.59%) RESTful
16 56 (5.13%) GraphQL
17 50 (4.58%) Shiny
18 42 (3.85%) .NET
19 38 (3.48%) KnockoutJS
20 36 (3.30%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 158 (14.47%) Derivative
2 136 (12.45%) Equities
3 135 (12.36%) Hedge funds
4 106 (9.71%) Fixed Income
5 70 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
6 49 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 45 (4.12%) Algorithms
8 44 (4.03%) Mobile App
9 32 (2.93%) Pricing Data
10 28 (2.56%) Market Risk
11 26 (2.38%) Data Structures
12 20 (1.83%) User Experience
13 14 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
14 13 (1.19%) Renewable Energy
15 11 (1.01%) Social Media
16 10 (0.92%) Robotics
17 9 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
18 8 (0.73%) NHS
19 7 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
20 6 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 146 (13.37%) Linux
2 25 (2.29%) Android
3 24 (2.20%) Unix
4 18 (1.65%) Ubuntu
5 13 (1.19%) Windows
6 8 (0.73%) CentOS
7 7 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.55%) Debian
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (31.41%) Software Engineering
3 152 (13.92%) Microservices
4 150 (13.74%) Fintech
5 148 (13.55%) Analytics
6 134 (12.27%) Computer Science
7 133 (12.18%) TDD
8 130 (11.90%) DevOps
9 101 (9.25%) Machine Learning
10 94 (8.61%) Investment Management
11 90 (8.24%) Asset Management
12 74 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
12 74 (6.78%) Web Development
13 69 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
14 62 (5.68%) OO
14 62 (5.68%) OOP
15 58 (5.31%) SDLC
16 55 (5.04%) Test Automation
17 54 (4.95%) BDD
18 52 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,092 (100.00%) Python
2 348 (31.87%) JavaScript
3 329 (30.13%) SQL
4 237 (21.70%) Java
5 99 (9.07%) C#
6 68 (6.23%) R
7 64 (5.86%) TypeScript
8 59 (5.40%) C++
9 51 (4.67%) Go
10 50 (4.58%) PHP
11 44 (4.03%) Kotlin
12 39 (3.57%) Scala
13 36 (3.30%) Clojure
14 27 (2.47%) Ruby
15 17 (1.56%) C
16 15 (1.37%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.10%) ES6
17 12 (1.10%) PowerShell
18 10 (0.92%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 122 (11.17%) Degree
2 64 (5.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.10%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.37%) PhD
7 2 (0.18%) CFA
7 2 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.092%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.092%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.93%) QA
2 4 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 261 (23.90%) Docker
2 11 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.82%) KVM
4 6 (0.55%) Firmware
4 6 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.092%) Samba
6 1 (0.092%) Squid
Systems Management
1 176 (16.12%) Kubernetes
2 78 (7.14%) Terraform
3 31 (2.84%) Puppet
4 22 (2.01%) Ansible
5 12 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.27%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.18%) Grafana
8 2 (0.18%) Icinga
8 2 (0.18%) Salt
9 1 (0.092%) Consul
9 1 (0.092%) Packer
9 1 (0.092%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 62 (5.68%) Google
2 39 (3.57%) Oracle
3 33 (3.02%) Sybase
4 24 (2.20%) SAP
5 18 (1.65%) Apple
6 14 (1.28%) VMware
7 13 (1.19%) Microsoft
8 12 (1.10%) Splunk
9 8 (0.73%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.55%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.55%) Facebook
11 5 (0.46%) Adobe
12 4 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.27%) Databricks
13 3 (0.27%) Netlify
14 2 (0.18%) Birst
14 2 (0.18%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.18%) Twitter
15 1 (0.092%) Cisco
15 1 (0.092%) IBM