Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 495 559 654
Rank change year-on-year +64 +95 +122
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 820 790 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.49% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 748 717 564
England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,200 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,250 £91,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 140,942 161,317 168,994
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.98% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 114,066 130,898 142,201
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,486
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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 +107 515 £70,000 +3.70% 83
South East -24 103 £50,000 - 20
East of England +3 101 £57,500 +15.00% 22
North of England +38 63 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Yorkshire +35 34 £42,500 -15.00% 4
South West +3 29 £52,500 +10.53% 10
North West +31 22 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Midlands +30 7 £40,000 +37.93% 2
North East - 7 £45,000 -
East Midlands +10 5 £40,000 +37.93%
West Midlands +34 2 £52,500 +81.03% 2
Python Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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.

1 820 (100.00%) Python
2 317 (38.66%) Software Engineering
3 308 (37.56%) Linux
4 278 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
5 262 (31.95%) Java
6 259 (31.59%) DevOps
7 242 (29.51%) SQL
7 242 (29.51%) Amazon AWS
8 205 (25.00%) C++
9 184 (22.44%) Machine Learning
10 178 (21.71%) Docker
11 175 (21.34%) Finance
12 129 (15.73%) JavaScript
13 125 (15.24%) C#
14 124 (15.12%) NoSQL
15 123 (15.00%) Ansible
16 118 (14.39%) Artificial Intelligence
17 107 (13.05%) Algorithms
18 106 (12.93%) Big Data
18 106 (12.93%) C
19 101 (12.32%) TDD
19 101 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
19 101 (12.32%) Microservices
20 95 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
21 93 (11.34%) Django
22 91 (11.10%) Test Automation
23 89 (10.85%) Data Science
24 88 (10.73%) Jenkins
25 82 (10.00%) Analytics
26 81 (9.88%) Apache Spark

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 81 (9.88%) Apache Spark
2 77 (9.39%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (3.29%) nginx
4 25 (3.05%) Apache
5 22 (2.68%) Confluence
6 14 (1.71%) Apache Pig
7 12 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.34%) Apache Solr
9 9 (1.10%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
11 5 (0.61%) Luigi
12 4 (0.49%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.24%) Jetty
13 2 (0.24%) Jupyter
13 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.12%) IPython
14 1 (0.12%) Kinematics
14 1 (0.12%) Tornado
Applications
1 12 (1.46%) MS Visio
2 10 (1.22%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) Odoo
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 242 (29.51%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (8.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (2.44%) GitHub
5 13 (1.59%) Amazon S3
6 11 (1.34%) Amazon EMR
7 10 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.22%) Serverless
8 9 (1.10%) SaaS
9 8 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.49%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.49%) PaaS
12 3 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.37%) npm
13 2 (0.24%) Amazon SageMaker
13 2 (0.24%) AWS Fargate
13 2 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.22%) Network Security
3 7 (0.85%) BGP
3 7 (0.85%) Internet
4 6 (0.73%) DNS
4 6 (0.73%) OSPF
5 5 (0.61%) Firewall
5 5 (0.61%) HTTP
5 5 (0.61%) VPN
6 4 (0.49%) Wireless
7 3 (0.37%) DHCP
7 3 (0.37%) SSL
8 2 (0.24%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.24%) Broadband
8 2 (0.24%) MQTT
8 2 (0.24%) SSH
8 2 (0.24%) VLAN
8 2 (0.24%) VoIP
9 1 (0.12%) PCoIP
9 1 (0.12%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (15.12%) NoSQL
2 106 (12.93%) Big Data
3 95 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
4 72 (8.78%) Hadoop
5 56 (6.83%) MongoDB
6 49 (5.98%) Relational Database
7 37 (4.51%) Apache Hive
7 37 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (3.54%) MySQL
9 25 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (2.93%) Redis
11 16 (1.95%) Amazon Redshift
12 15 (1.83%) HBase
12 15 (1.83%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.71%) Power BI
13 14 (1.71%) SQL Server
14 12 (1.46%) Blockchain
15 11 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (1.10%) Impala
17 8 (0.98%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 88 (10.73%) Jenkins
2 78 (9.51%) Git (software)
3 33 (4.02%) JIRA
3 33 (4.02%) Subversion
4 31 (3.78%) Selenium
5 17 (2.07%) Maven
6 16 (1.95%) Gradle
7 14 (1.71%) GitLab
7 14 (1.71%) Mercurial
7 14 (1.71%) webpack
8 12 (1.46%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.22%) CircleCI
9 10 (1.22%) Vagrant
10 9 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.98%) Ant
11 8 (0.98%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.73%) gulp
12 6 (0.73%) JUnit
12 6 (0.73%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 175 (21.34%) Finance
2 42 (5.12%) Banking
3 39 (4.76%) Retail
4 31 (3.78%) Law
5 30 (3.66%) Front Office
6 27 (3.29%) Telecoms
7 25 (3.05%) Games
7 25 (3.05%) Military
8 22 (2.68%) Marketing
8 22 (2.68%) Publishing
9 16 (1.95%) Electronics
10 11 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 9 (1.10%) Advertising
13 8 (0.98%) Automotive
14 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.12%) Digital Economy
16 1 (0.12%) French Language
16 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (11.34%) Django
2 69 (8.41%) Natural Language Processing
3 66 (8.05%) RESTful
4 59 (7.20%) TensorFlow
5 58 (7.07%) Web Services
6 51 (6.22%) Flask
7 45 (5.49%) Node.js
8 44 (5.37%) REST
9 41 (5.00%) Kafka
9 41 (5.00%) Pandas
10 40 (4.88%) React
11 39 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
12 37 (4.51%) NumPy
13 31 (3.78%) AngularJS
14 27 (3.29%) CSS
15 25 (3.05%) HTML
16 20 (2.44%) SciPy
17 19 (2.32%) Celery
17 19 (2.32%) HTML5
18 15 (1.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 107 (13.05%) Algorithms
2 66 (8.05%) Fintech
3 56 (6.83%) Data Structures
4 53 (6.46%) Greenfield Project
5 50 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (3.41%) Hedge funds
7 19 (2.32%) Fixed Income
7 19 (2.32%) Robotics
8 15 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.59%) User Experience
10 11 (1.34%) Derivative
10 11 (1.34%) Market Risk
10 11 (1.34%) Spread Betting
11 10 (1.22%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.10%) Equities
12 9 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.98%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.85%) Public Cloud
15 6 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 308 (37.56%) Linux
2 69 (8.41%) Unix
3 61 (7.44%) Windows
4 31 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (3.78%) Ubuntu
5 24 (2.93%) Debian
6 18 (2.20%) CentOS
7 17 (2.07%) Android
8 13 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.61%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.61%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.37%) Robot Operating System
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (38.66%) Software Engineering
2 278 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (31.59%) DevOps
4 184 (22.44%) Machine Learning
5 118 (14.39%) Artificial Intelligence
6 101 (12.32%) Microservices
6 101 (12.32%) TDD
7 91 (11.10%) Test Automation
8 89 (10.85%) Data Science
9 82 (10.00%) Analytics
10 78 (9.51%) Deep Learning
11 75 (9.15%) Computer Science
12 74 (9.02%) Mathematics
13 73 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
14 62 (7.56%) Scrum
15 60 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
16 56 (6.83%) Data Engineering
16 56 (6.83%) Reinforcement Learning
17 52 (6.34%) ETL
18 50 (6.10%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 820 (100.00%) Python
2 262 (31.95%) Java
3 242 (29.51%) SQL
4 205 (25.00%) C++
5 129 (15.73%) JavaScript
6 125 (15.24%) C#
7 106 (12.93%) C
8 75 (9.15%) Ruby
9 59 (7.20%) Scala
10 58 (7.07%) Go
11 57 (6.95%) Bash Shell
12 45 (5.49%) Perl
13 22 (2.68%) PHP
13 22 (2.68%) R
14 17 (2.07%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.83%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.59%) Cython
17 11 (1.34%) ES6
17 11 (1.34%) Groovy
18 9 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (9.39%) Degree
2 57 (6.95%) PhD
3 34 (4.15%) MPhil
4 26 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 22 (2.68%) DV Cleared
7 20 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (1.46%) MCSA
8 12 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.73%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.37%) ISEB
11 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.12%) CCIE
13 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.12%) CISM
13 1 (0.12%) CISSP
13 1 (0.12%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.27%) QA
2 13 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.24%) GDPR
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 178 (21.71%) Docker
2 11 (1.34%) Apache Flume
3 10 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.10%) HDFS
5 5 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.49%) Firmware
7 3 (0.37%) KVM
7 3 (0.37%) NFS
7 3 (0.37%) QEMU
8 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.24%) GPFS
8 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.24%) Samba
8 2 (0.24%) Xen
9 1 (0.12%) Ceph
9 1 (0.12%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 123 (15.00%) Ansible
2 78 (9.51%) Puppet
3 71 (8.66%) Kubernetes
4 64 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (5.12%) Terraform
6 13 (1.59%) Nagios
6 13 (1.59%) Oozie
7 6 (0.73%) Salt
8 5 (0.61%) Kibana
9 4 (0.49%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.37%) logstash
10 3 (0.37%) Packer
10 3 (0.37%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.24%) Cacti
11 2 (0.24%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.24%) Munin
12 1 (0.12%) collectd
12 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.12%) Icinga
12 1 (0.12%) StatsD
Vendors
1 59 (7.20%) Google
2 38 (4.63%) Red Hat
3 28 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 23 (2.80%) Oracle
5 22 (2.68%) Cloudera
6 20 (2.44%) VMware
7 16 (1.95%) Rackspace
8 11 (1.34%) SAP
9 10 (1.22%) Tableau
10 8 (0.98%) Hortonworks
11 6 (0.73%) Cisco
12 5 (0.61%) HP
12 5 (0.61%) IBM
12 5 (0.61%) NetApp
12 5 (0.61%) Splunk
13 4 (0.49%) NVIDIA
13 4 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.37%) New Relic
14 3 (0.37%) PagerDuty
14 3 (0.37%) SaltStack