Period
to 24 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 279 219 307
Rank change year-on-year -60 +88 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,227 1,005 1,499
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.22% 1.54% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.62% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,035 868 1,278
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,600 £35,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +13.04%
75th Percentile £98,750 £88,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £125,750 £113,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.41% +8.00% +8.70%

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 91,309 61,889 128,247
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.05% 94.95% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 65,987 51,076 104,486
10th Percentile £32,060 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -49 875 £80,000 +6.67% 187
South East -102 136 £60,000 +26.32% 21
North of England -19 87 £50,000 -9.09% 15
Midlands -65 48 £60,000 +14.29% 8
North West -12 44 £47,500 +5.56% 7
West Midlands -52 40 £60,000 +4.35% 6
South West -52 39 £52,500 +10.53% 7
Yorkshire -43 35 £62,500 +8.70% 8
East of England -19 24 £55,000 +10.00% 16
North East -14 8 £45,000 +2.86%
East Midlands -50 6 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Python Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1,227 (100.00%) Python
2 554 (45.15%) Agile Software Development
3 481 (39.20%) AWS
4 475 (38.71%) Software Engineering
5 427 (34.80%) Finance
6 408 (33.25%) Django
7 392 (31.95%) JavaScript
8 363 (29.58%) Docker
9 360 (29.34%) SQL
10 313 (25.51%) React
11 310 (25.26%) Java
12 264 (21.52%) Web Services
13 226 (18.42%) Flask
14 211 (17.20%) Derivative
15 209 (17.03%) AngularJS
16 200 (16.30%) Vue.js
17 197 (16.06%) Front Office
18 196 (15.97%) Hedge funds
19 195 (15.89%) Azure
19 195 (15.89%) Kubernetes
20 191 (15.57%) Microservices
21 186 (15.16%) Asset Management
22 181 (14.75%) PostgreSQL
23 168 (13.69%) Analytics
24 166 (13.53%) Fixed Income
24 166 (13.53%) Equities
25 161 (13.12%) Serverless
26 155 (12.63%) Linux
27 154 (12.55%) AWS Lambda
27 154 (12.55%) GCP

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 96 (7.82%) Apache
2 55 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (3.99%) Apache Spark
4 30 (2.44%) Apache Airflow
5 19 (1.55%) CMS
5 19 (1.55%) nginx
6 18 (1.47%) Confluence
7 8 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.41%) Drupal
10 4 (0.33%) Facebook Platform
11 3 (0.24%) Kentico
11 3 (0.24%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.16%) WordPress
13 1 (0.081%) Ethereum
13 1 (0.081%) FormScape
13 1 (0.081%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.081%) Luigi
13 1 (0.081%) Tornado
13 1 (0.081%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.081%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.081%) GIMP
3 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.081%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (0.081%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.33%) Magento
3 2 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.16%) MetaTrader
3 2 (0.16%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.081%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.081%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 481 (39.20%) AWS
2 195 (15.89%) Azure
3 161 (13.12%) Serverless
4 154 (12.55%) AWS Lambda
4 154 (12.55%) GCP
5 136 (11.08%) Amazon EC2
6 96 (7.82%) Amazon S3
7 62 (5.05%) Amazon ECS
8 43 (3.50%) SaaS
9 28 (2.28%) GitHub
10 20 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (0.98%) Amazon Alexa
13 10 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
14 9 (0.73%) DigitalOcean
14 9 (0.73%) Power Platform
15 8 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.65%) Slack
16 7 (0.57%) Google App Engine
16 7 (0.57%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.47%) HTTP
2 11 (0.90%) SSL
3 9 (0.73%) Broadband
4 8 (0.65%) 5G
5 6 (0.49%) SSH
6 4 (0.33%) Firewall
6 4 (0.33%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.33%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.24%) H.323
7 3 (0.24%) Network Security
7 3 (0.24%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.081%) DNS
8 1 (0.081%) Internet
8 1 (0.081%) LAN
8 1 (0.081%) Skype
8 1 (0.081%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (14.75%) PostgreSQL
2 116 (9.45%) Relational Database
3 96 (7.82%) MySQL
4 88 (7.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 81 (6.60%) SQL Server
6 73 (5.95%) Apache Ignite
6 73 (5.95%) NoSQL
7 66 (5.38%) Amazon Aurora
8 63 (5.13%) MongoDB
9 41 (3.34%) RDBMS
10 36 (2.93%) Amazon Athena
11 35 (2.85%) Hadoop
12 27 (2.20%) Apache Hive
13 23 (1.87%) Redis
14 22 (1.79%) Big Data
15 20 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
17 14 (1.14%) BigQuery
17 14 (1.14%) Redshift Spectrum
18 13 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 137 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 51 (4.16%) Jenkins
3 29 (2.36%) JIRA
4 24 (1.96%) GitLab
5 17 (1.39%) Bitbucket
6 12 (0.98%) Selenium
7 8 (0.65%) Pylint
7 8 (0.65%) Sourcetree
8 6 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.49%) Vagrant
9 5 (0.41%) Gatling
9 5 (0.41%) JMeter
9 5 (0.41%) NUnit
10 4 (0.33%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.24%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.24%) Mocha
11 3 (0.24%) PhpStorm
11 3 (0.24%) PyCharm
11 3 (0.24%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 427 (34.80%) Finance
2 197 (16.06%) Front Office
3 122 (9.94%) Social Skills
4 110 (8.96%) Banking
5 44 (3.59%) Manufacturing
6 41 (3.34%) Organisational Skills
6 41 (3.34%) Retail
7 38 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (3.10%) Public Sector
8 36 (2.93%) Marketing
9 28 (2.28%) Telecoms
10 26 (2.12%) Electronics
11 25 (2.04%) Investment Banking
12 24 (1.96%) Automotive
13 22 (1.79%) Games
14 19 (1.55%) Advertising
15 13 (1.06%) Law
16 8 (0.65%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.41%) Billing
18 4 (0.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (33.25%) Django
2 313 (25.51%) React
3 264 (21.52%) Web Services
4 226 (18.42%) Flask
5 209 (17.03%) AngularJS
6 200 (16.30%) Vue.js
7 140 (11.41%) REST
8 88 (7.17%) SQLAlchemy
9 85 (6.93%) HTML
10 82 (6.68%) Kafka
11 77 (6.28%) CSS
11 77 (6.28%) Node.js
12 76 (6.19%) RESTful
13 65 (5.30%) GraphQL
14 58 (4.73%) Pandas
15 56 (4.56%) gRPC
16 47 (3.83%) NumPy
17 43 (3.50%) pytest
18 39 (3.18%) RabbitMQ
19 35 (2.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 211 (17.20%) Derivative
2 196 (15.97%) Hedge funds
3 166 (13.53%) Equities
3 166 (13.53%) Fixed Income
4 104 (8.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 72 (5.87%) Greenfield Project
6 55 (4.48%) Algorithms
7 52 (4.24%) Pricing Data
8 43 (3.50%) Data Structures
9 40 (3.26%) Social Media
10 38 (3.10%) Mobile App
11 36 (2.93%) Legacy Systems
12 26 (2.12%) User Experience
13 25 (2.04%) Market Risk
14 23 (1.87%) Robotics
15 21 (1.71%) NHS
15 21 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
16 20 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
17 17 (1.39%) Industry 4.0
18 11 (0.90%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 155 (12.63%) Linux
2 27 (2.20%) Ubuntu
2 27 (2.20%) Unix
3 11 (0.90%) Windows
4 6 (0.49%) CentOS
5 5 (0.41%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.33%) Debian
7 2 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (45.15%) Agile Software Development
2 475 (38.71%) Software Engineering
3 191 (15.57%) Microservices
4 186 (15.16%) Asset Management
5 168 (13.69%) Analytics
6 147 (11.98%) DevOps
7 132 (10.76%) Investment Management
8 119 (9.70%) Fintech
9 110 (8.96%) Data Science
10 109 (8.88%) TDD
11 104 (8.48%) Machine Learning
12 92 (7.50%) Artificial Intelligence
13 91 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
14 90 (7.33%) Computer Science
15 85 (6.93%) SDLC
16 81 (6.60%) OOP
16 81 (6.60%) Test Automation
17 73 (5.95%) Web Development
18 68 (5.54%) Data Management
19 62 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,227 (100.00%) Python
2 392 (31.95%) JavaScript
3 360 (29.34%) SQL
4 310 (25.26%) Java
5 102 (8.31%) TypeScript
6 82 (6.68%) Kotlin
7 81 (6.60%) Scala
8 78 (6.36%) C#
9 73 (5.95%) Clojure
9 73 (5.95%) Go
10 63 (5.13%) R
11 52 (4.24%) C++
12 36 (2.93%) PHP
13 32 (2.61%) C
14 29 (2.36%) ES6
15 23 (1.87%) Ruby
16 16 (1.30%) Bash Shell
17 13 (1.06%) Shell Script
18 11 (0.90%) Perl
19 7 (0.57%) Rust
Qualifications
1 96 (7.82%) Degree
2 40 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.14%) Master's Degree
4 11 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.41%) PhD
7 4 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.16%) CFA
9 1 (0.081%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.081%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.73%) QA
2 5 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.16%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.081%) GDPR
4 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 363 (29.58%) Docker
2 10 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 10 (0.81%) etcd
3 9 (0.73%) Firmware
4 6 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.24%) KVM
7 1 (0.081%) NFS
Systems Management
1 195 (15.89%) Kubernetes
2 106 (8.64%) Terraform
3 31 (2.53%) Ansible
4 15 (1.22%) Puppet
5 11 (0.90%) Consul
6 10 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.73%) Kibana
7 9 (0.73%) logstash
8 7 (0.57%) Rancher
9 6 (0.49%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.49%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.41%) Grafana
11 4 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.16%) Icinga
12 2 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.081%) Packer
Vendors
1 61 (4.97%) Google
2 41 (3.34%) Oracle
3 38 (3.10%) Sybase
4 28 (2.28%) Microsoft
5 21 (1.71%) SAP
6 12 (0.98%) Splunk
7 11 (0.90%) VMware
8 8 (0.65%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.65%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.57%) Netlify
10 6 (0.49%) Facebook
10 6 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.33%) Apple
12 4 (0.33%) Greenplum
12 4 (0.33%) Instagram
12 4 (0.33%) Zend
13 2 (0.16%) Adobe
13 2 (0.16%) Birst
13 2 (0.16%) Rackspace