Period
to 28 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

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

Python Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 322 216 418
Rank change year-on-year -106 +202 +102
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 1,176 770 902
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.05% 1.56% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.64% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 959 714 813
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +11.54%
75th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £128,750 £128,750 £108,750
UK median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +20.83%

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 102,110 47,033 119,596
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.30% 95.04% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72,075 39,915 97,884
10th Percentile £31,814 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £89,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

Python Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Engineer in England

Python Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Python Engineer in England

Python Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

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

Salary histogram for Python Engineer in England

Python Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 28 November 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 -75 917 £92,500 +15.63% 121
South East -121 87 £50,000 -13.04% 16
North of England -114 59 £55,000 +4.76% 14
East of England -98 42 £65,000 +18.18% 20
Yorkshire -99 38 £55,000 +4.76% 3
South West -58 29 £40,000 -13.51% 12
Midlands -122 23 £50,000 -20.00% 4
North West -104 22 £52,500 - 9
West Midlands -107 22 £47,500 -34.03% 4
East Midlands -66 1 £85,000 +126.67%
Python Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, Python Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 1,176 (100.00%) Python
2 767 (65.22%) Software Engineering
3 623 (52.98%) AWS
4 569 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
5 558 (47.45%) SQL
6 436 (37.07%) Finance
7 372 (31.63%) Java
8 358 (30.44%) Web Services
8 358 (30.44%) Asset Management
9 323 (27.47%) JavaScript
10 320 (27.21%) Analytics
10 320 (27.21%) Full Stack Development
11 319 (27.13%) React
12 284 (24.15%) Investment Management
13 251 (21.34%) Azure
14 243 (20.66%) Docker
15 237 (20.15%) Kubernetes
16 234 (19.90%) Microservices
17 230 (19.56%) GCP
18 227 (19.30%) Front Office
19 219 (18.62%) Hedge funds
20 210 (17.86%) Serverless
21 206 (17.52%) DevOps
22 204 (17.35%) Equities
23 198 (16.84%) AWS Lambda
24 192 (16.33%) Django
25 183 (15.56%) Derivative
26 179 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
27 178 (15.14%) TypeScript
28 173 (14.71%) Data Science

Python Engineer 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
1 111 (9.44%) Apache
2 67 (5.70%) Apache Spark
3 61 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
4 54 (4.59%) Apache Airflow
5 31 (2.64%) nginx
6 16 (1.36%) Confluence
7 11 (0.94%) OpenStack
8 9 (0.77%) Tornado
9 3 (0.26%) Luigi
10 1 (0.085%) IIS
10 1 (0.085%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.085%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.085%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Primavera
2 1 (0.085%) Magento
2 1 (0.085%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 623 (52.98%) AWS
2 251 (21.34%) Azure
3 230 (19.56%) GCP
4 210 (17.86%) Serverless
5 198 (16.84%) AWS Lambda
6 173 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
7 121 (10.29%) Amazon S3
8 83 (7.06%) Amazon ECS
9 61 (5.19%) GitHub
10 47 (4.00%) SaaS
11 29 (2.47%) Amazon EKS
12 24 (2.04%) Power Platform
12 24 (2.04%) Slack
13 21 (1.79%) Heroku
14 20 (1.70%) Snowflake
15 16 (1.36%) PaaS
16 14 (1.19%) GitHub Actions
17 13 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
18 11 (0.94%) OpenShift
19 9 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.70%) Broadband
2 18 (1.53%) Internet
3 12 (1.02%) DNS
4 9 (0.77%) Firewall
5 8 (0.68%) DHCP
5 8 (0.68%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.68%) IPv4
5 8 (0.68%) IPv6
5 8 (0.68%) SMTP
5 8 (0.68%) SNMP
5 8 (0.68%) SSH
5 8 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.43%) VPN
6 5 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.34%) 3G
7 4 (0.34%) 5G
7 4 (0.34%) LTE
7 4 (0.34%) SSL
7 4 (0.34%) UMTS
7 4 (0.34%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
2 132 (11.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 115 (9.78%) NoSQL
4 101 (8.59%) Amazon Athena
5 98 (8.33%) Amazon Aurora
6 93 (7.91%) Apache Ignite
7 87 (7.40%) Relational Database
8 68 (5.78%) Big Data
9 58 (4.93%) MySQL
10 53 (4.51%) Redis
11 47 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
12 42 (3.57%) Data Lake
13 38 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
14 32 (2.72%) MongoDB
15 29 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
16 26 (2.21%) BigQuery
16 26 (2.21%) SQL Server
17 24 (2.04%) Power BI
18 20 (1.70%) Hadoop
19 17 (1.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 154 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 74 (6.29%) Jenkins
3 39 (3.32%) JIRA
4 36 (3.06%) GitLab
5 26 (2.21%) Mercurial
5 26 (2.21%) Subversion
6 23 (1.96%) CircleCI
7 16 (1.36%) PyCharm
8 12 (1.02%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.02%) Cypress.io
9 11 (0.94%) Selenium
10 9 (0.77%) CMake
11 8 (0.68%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.51%) RSpec
12 6 (0.51%) webpack
13 5 (0.43%) IntelliJ
14 4 (0.34%) PhpStorm
14 4 (0.34%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio Code
15 3 (0.26%) Robot Framework
General
1 436 (37.07%) Finance
2 227 (19.30%) Front Office
3 119 (10.12%) Banking
4 92 (7.82%) Social Skills
5 45 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.21%) Marketing
7 24 (2.04%) Electronics
7 24 (2.04%) Retail
8 21 (1.79%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.45%) Publishing
10 16 (1.36%) Military
10 16 (1.36%) Public Sector
11 14 (1.19%) Organisational Skills
12 13 (1.11%) Games
12 13 (1.11%) Law
12 13 (1.11%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.68%) Advertising
15 7 (0.60%) Presentation Skills
16 6 (0.51%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (30.44%) Web Services
2 319 (27.13%) React
3 192 (16.33%) Django
4 168 (14.29%) Vue.js
5 157 (13.35%) AngularJS
6 119 (10.12%) Flask
7 83 (7.06%) REST
8 76 (6.46%) gRPC
9 74 (6.29%) Kafka
10 56 (4.76%) Pandas
11 55 (4.68%) Node.js
12 50 (4.25%) NumPy
13 37 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
14 31 (2.64%) PySpark
14 31 (2.64%) RESTful
15 30 (2.55%) Jest
15 30 (2.55%) SciPy
16 25 (2.13%) SQLAlchemy
17 24 (2.04%) Redux
18 23 (1.96%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 219 (18.62%) Hedge funds
2 204 (17.35%) Equities
3 183 (15.56%) Derivative
4 136 (11.56%) Fixed Income
5 114 (9.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 69 (5.87%) Pricing Data
7 60 (5.10%) Algorithms
8 47 (4.00%) Cloud Native
9 39 (3.32%) Data Structures
10 37 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
11 28 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
11 28 (2.38%) Virtual Team
12 21 (1.79%) Photography
13 15 (1.28%) Cyberattack
14 14 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (1.11%) Data Centre
16 10 (0.85%) Robotics
17 9 (0.77%) Video\Live Streaming
18 8 (0.68%) Social Media
19 7 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 120 (10.20%) Linux
2 32 (2.72%) Unix
3 18 (1.53%) Windows
4 4 (0.34%) Robot Operating System
5 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.26%) CentOS
5 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.17%) Android
6 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.17%) OpenBSD
7 1 (0.085%) Alpine Linux
7 1 (0.085%) Debian
7 1 (0.085%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 767 (65.22%) Software Engineering
2 569 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
3 358 (30.44%) Asset Management
4 320 (27.21%) Analytics
4 320 (27.21%) Full Stack Development
5 284 (24.15%) Investment Management
6 234 (19.90%) Microservices
7 206 (17.52%) DevOps
8 173 (14.71%) Data Science
9 152 (12.93%) TDD
10 147 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 138 (11.73%) Artificial Intelligence
12 136 (11.56%) Machine Learning
13 112 (9.52%) Data Pipeline
14 94 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
15 92 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
16 91 (7.74%) Data Management
17 90 (7.65%) Mentoring
18 88 (7.48%) Computer Science
19 81 (6.89%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,176 (100.00%) Python
2 558 (47.45%) SQL
3 372 (31.63%) Java
4 323 (27.47%) JavaScript
5 178 (15.14%) TypeScript
6 121 (10.29%) Scala
7 98 (8.33%) Clojure
7 98 (8.33%) Kotlin
8 87 (7.40%) C++
9 86 (7.31%) Go
10 42 (3.57%) C#
11 34 (2.89%) Bash Shell
12 26 (2.21%) Ruby
13 24 (2.04%) PowerShell
14 22 (1.87%) C
15 19 (1.62%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.45%) PHP
17 12 (1.02%) R
18 9 (0.77%) Perl
18 9 (0.77%) Rust
Qualifications
1 96 (8.16%) Degree
2 45 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.28%) Master's Degree
4 13 (1.11%) PhD
5 3 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.085%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (10.03%) QA
2 22 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.51%) GDPR
4 2 (0.17%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.085%) GRC
System Software
1 243 (20.66%) Docker
2 8 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.17%) HDFS
3 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.085%) Firmware
4 1 (0.085%) KVM
4 1 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 237 (20.15%) Kubernetes
2 91 (7.74%) Terraform
3 60 (5.10%) Ansible
4 28 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (2.13%) Prometheus
6 24 (2.04%) Istio
7 21 (1.79%) Apache Brooklyn
8 16 (1.36%) Puppet
9 5 (0.43%) Oozie
10 4 (0.34%) Packer
11 3 (0.26%) Control-M
12 2 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.17%) Grafana
12 2 (0.17%) Salt
13 1 (0.085%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.085%) Rancher
13 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 63 (5.36%) Microsoft
2 50 (4.25%) Google
3 17 (1.45%) Databricks
4 16 (1.36%) Sophos
5 14 (1.19%) New Relic
6 12 (1.02%) Oracle
7 11 (0.94%) SAP
8 9 (0.77%) VMware
9 8 (0.68%) Adobe
9 8 (0.68%) Monetate
10 6 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.43%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.34%) Dell
12 4 (0.34%) Sybase
13 3 (0.26%) Confluent
13 3 (0.26%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.26%) Splunk
13 3 (0.26%) StreamSets
13 3 (0.26%) Talend
14 2 (0.17%) AppDynamics