Period
to 18 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 427 564 612
Rank change year-on-year +137 +48 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 910 743 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.49% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 823 659 603
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £86,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% +4.55%

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 125,339 150,473 159,010
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 96.14% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 100,634 122,225 128,343
England median annual salary £51,147 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.29% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Python Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Engineer in England

Python Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Python Engineer in England

Python Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Engineer in England over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +170 696 £75,000 +11.11% 101
South East +12 101 £45,000 -14.29% 22
North of England +21 40 £50,000 +17.65% 4
East of England +10 38 £55,000 -8.33% 17
South West +29 29 £55,000 +37.50% 5
North West +22 27 £60,000 +41.18% 3
Yorkshire -5 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Midlands +47 8 £55,000 -21.43% 3
East Midlands +24 4 £56,250 -19.64% 1
West Midlands - 4 £55,000 - 2
Python Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 910 (100.00%) Python
2 475 (52.20%) AWS
3 327 (35.93%) DevOps
4 318 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
5 312 (34.29%) Software Engineering
6 298 (32.75%) Linux
7 253 (27.80%) Docker
8 227 (24.95%) Java
9 225 (24.73%) SQL
10 204 (22.42%) Machine Learning
11 200 (21.98%) Finance
12 189 (20.77%) Kubernetes
13 186 (20.44%) Big Data
14 164 (18.02%) GCP
15 156 (17.14%) Data Science
16 143 (15.71%) Microservices
17 139 (15.27%) Analytics
18 137 (15.05%) Azure
19 126 (13.85%) Artificial Intelligence
20 125 (13.74%) NoSQL
21 123 (13.52%) Jenkins
22 120 (13.19%) Apache Spark
23 118 (12.97%) Terraform
24 112 (12.31%) Go
25 105 (11.54%) Degree
26 103 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
27 101 (11.10%) Django
27 101 (11.10%) JavaScript
27 101 (11.10%) Ansible
28 100 (10.99%) C++

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
1 120 (13.19%) Apache Spark
2 58 (6.37%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (2.75%) Apache
4 23 (2.53%) Confluence
5 20 (2.20%) nginx
6 19 (2.09%) Apache Pig
7 11 (1.21%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (0.77%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.77%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.22%) Luigi
9 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.11%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.11%) SAS
10 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.11%) Tornado
Applications
1 16 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.33%) SPSS
2 3 (0.33%) Stata
3 2 (0.22%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 475 (52.20%) AWS
2 164 (18.02%) GCP
3 137 (15.05%) Azure
4 58 (6.37%) Serverless
5 57 (6.26%) Amazon S3
6 50 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
7 38 (4.18%) Amazon SQS
7 38 (4.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 32 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (2.86%) Amazon ECS
11 22 (2.42%) Power Platform
12 18 (1.98%) AWS Fargate
13 15 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 14 (1.54%) Google Analytics
15 13 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
16 11 (1.21%) OpenShift
16 11 (1.21%) SaaS
17 9 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
17 9 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.64%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.32%) DNS
3 11 (1.21%) HTTP
4 10 (1.10%) VPN
5 6 (0.66%) Firewall
6 5 (0.55%) Network Security
7 3 (0.33%) Broadband
7 3 (0.33%) Internet
8 2 (0.22%) SSH
8 2 (0.22%) SSL
9 1 (0.11%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.11%) LTE
9 1 (0.11%) MQTT
9 1 (0.11%) RS-232
9 1 (0.11%) RS-485
9 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (20.44%) Big Data
2 125 (13.74%) NoSQL
3 96 (10.55%) PostgreSQL
4 94 (10.33%) Hadoop
5 60 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
6 58 (6.37%) MySQL
7 51 (5.60%) MongoDB
8 45 (4.95%) Apache Hive
9 41 (4.51%) Relational Database
10 39 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
11 27 (2.97%) Redis
12 23 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 22 (2.42%) Power BI
14 21 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
15 20 (2.20%) Amazon Athena
15 20 (2.20%) SQL Server
16 19 (2.09%) BigQuery
17 16 (1.76%) HBase
18 15 (1.65%) Blockchain
19 14 (1.54%) Looker
Development Applications
1 123 (13.52%) Jenkins
2 95 (10.44%) Git (software)
3 68 (7.47%) JIRA
4 27 (2.97%) GitLab
5 22 (2.42%) Maven
6 20 (2.20%) Bitbucket
7 16 (1.76%) Artifactory
7 16 (1.76%) Selenium
7 16 (1.76%) Subversion
8 13 (1.43%) Gradle
9 10 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.10%) Travis CI
10 8 (0.88%) Ant
10 8 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.88%) WebDriver
11 7 (0.77%) Grunt
11 7 (0.77%) gulp
11 7 (0.77%) webpack
12 6 (0.66%) Bitbucket Server
12 6 (0.66%) Mercurial
General
1 200 (21.98%) Finance
2 41 (4.51%) Law
3 34 (3.74%) Retail
4 33 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.08%) Banking
6 16 (1.76%) Front Office
7 10 (1.10%) Games
7 10 (1.10%) Marketing
8 9 (0.99%) Electronics
8 9 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.77%) Advertising
10 7 (0.77%) Billing
11 6 (0.66%) Military
11 6 (0.66%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.33%) Automotive
14 2 (0.22%) Local Government
15 1 (0.11%) Legal
15 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (11.10%) Django
2 91 (10.00%) Web Services
3 80 (8.79%) REST
4 72 (7.91%) Kafka
5 57 (6.26%) Node.js
6 52 (5.71%) Flask
7 49 (5.38%) React
8 45 (4.95%) RESTful
9 42 (4.62%) HTML
10 38 (4.18%) Pandas
11 36 (3.96%) CSS
11 36 (3.96%) PySpark
12 33 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
13 28 (3.08%) AngularJS
13 28 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
14 26 (2.86%) J2EE
15 24 (2.64%) HTML5
15 24 (2.64%) NumPy
16 23 (2.53%) TensorFlow
17 22 (2.42%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.16%) Algorithms
2 43 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.63%) Data Structures
4 29 (3.19%) Cloud Native
4 29 (3.19%) User Experience
5 21 (2.31%) Public Cloud
6 19 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (1.87%) Fixed Income
8 16 (1.76%) Client/Server
9 14 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (1.32%) Robotics
11 10 (1.10%) Spread Betting
12 7 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.77%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.77%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.66%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.66%) Derivative
13 6 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 298 (32.75%) Linux
2 59 (6.48%) Unix
3 40 (4.40%) Windows
4 31 (3.41%) CentOS
5 23 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.09%) Android
7 16 (1.76%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.65%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.77%) Fedora
10 6 (0.66%) Debian
11 2 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (35.93%) DevOps
2 318 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
3 312 (34.29%) Software Engineering
4 204 (22.42%) Machine Learning
5 156 (17.14%) Data Science
6 143 (15.71%) Microservices
7 139 (15.27%) Analytics
8 126 (13.85%) Artificial Intelligence
9 103 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
10 93 (10.22%) Test Automation
11 85 (9.34%) ETL
12 84 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
13 83 (9.12%) TDD
14 80 (8.79%) Data Engineering
15 75 (8.24%) Fintech
16 74 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
17 72 (7.91%) Open Source
18 68 (7.47%) Mentoring
19 65 (7.14%) Computer Science
20 60 (6.59%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 910 (100.00%) Python
2 227 (24.95%) Java
3 225 (24.73%) SQL
4 112 (12.31%) Go
5 101 (11.10%) JavaScript
6 100 (10.99%) C++
7 92 (10.11%) Scala
8 89 (9.78%) C#
9 55 (6.04%) R
10 49 (5.38%) Ruby
11 46 (5.05%) C
12 41 (4.51%) Bash Shell
13 27 (2.97%) PHP
14 19 (2.09%) Perl
15 17 (1.87%) Haskell
16 15 (1.65%) MATLAB
17 13 (1.43%) Kotlin
18 10 (1.10%) Clojure
18 10 (1.10%) PL/SQL
18 10 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 105 (11.54%) Degree
2 62 (6.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.97%) AWS Certification
5 25 (2.75%) DV Cleared
6 21 (2.31%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.76%) ISEB
7 16 (1.76%) ISTQB
8 12 (1.32%) PhD
9 8 (0.88%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.55%) CCNP
11 5 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.25%) QA
2 16 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 253 (27.80%) Docker
2 11 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (0.88%) Cronacle
4 5 (0.55%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.33%) Firmware
5 3 (0.33%) HDFS
6 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 189 (20.77%) Kubernetes
2 118 (12.97%) Terraform
3 101 (11.10%) Ansible
4 57 (6.26%) Puppet
5 23 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (2.31%) Prometheus
7 16 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (1.54%) Kibana
8 14 (1.54%) Packer
9 11 (1.21%) Oozie
10 10 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (1.10%) Nagios
11 8 (0.88%) Control-M
12 5 (0.55%) Grafana
13 3 (0.33%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.33%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.22%) Cloudify
14 2 (0.22%) Rancher
15 1 (0.11%) Salt
15 1 (0.11%) systemd
Vendors
1 100 (10.99%) Google
2 33 (3.63%) Cloudera
3 31 (3.41%) Red Hat
4 26 (2.86%) Tableau
5 24 (2.64%) Oracle
6 14 (1.54%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.32%) Microsoft
8 9 (0.99%) Alteryx
9 7 (0.77%) Databricks
10 6 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.55%) Informatica
11 5 (0.55%) SAP
12 4 (0.44%) MapR
12 4 (0.44%) Talend
12 4 (0.44%) VMware
13 3 (0.33%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.33%) Facebook
14 2 (0.22%) Perforce
14 2 (0.22%) Rackspace
14 2 (0.22%) Sybase