Period
to 7 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £72,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 301 353 446
Rank change year-on-year +52 +93 +119
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 816 816 924
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.04% 0.88% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.92% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 743 726 870
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.69% +11.54% +13.04%
75th Percentile £90,625 £94,688 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% +13.04%

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 72,935 88,600 129,668
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.68% 95.24% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 57,340 72,494 104,992
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,095
Median % change year-on-year - +5.58% +4.19%
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 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 7 May 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 7 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 +34 538 £80,000 - 118
North of England +47 88 £52,500 -4.55% 6
East of England +70 65 £57,500 +9.52% 13
North West +66 45 £52,500 -12.50% 2
South East -20 45 £65,000 +28.08% 12
Midlands +29 44 £72,000 +30.91% 6
Yorkshire +7 43 £52,500 -4.55% 3
West Midlands +30 37 £72,000 +20.00% 5
South West -42 12 £50,000 +25.00% 8
East Midlands -1 7 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Python Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 816 (100.00%) Python
2 417 (51.10%) AWS
3 360 (44.12%) Software Engineering
4 331 (40.56%) SQL
5 293 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
6 277 (33.95%) Java
7 238 (29.17%) Finance
8 235 (28.80%) DevOps
9 221 (27.08%) Docker
10 191 (23.41%) Microservices
11 189 (23.16%) PostgreSQL
12 184 (22.55%) JavaScript
13 173 (21.20%) Kubernetes
14 166 (20.34%) GCP
15 165 (20.22%) Serverless
16 155 (19.00%) Degree
17 149 (18.26%) Machine Learning
18 148 (18.14%) Git (software)
19 142 (17.40%) TDD
20 134 (16.42%) Azure
21 129 (15.81%) Web Services
21 129 (15.81%) AWS Lambda
22 122 (14.95%) Social Skills
23 121 (14.83%) Linux
24 117 (14.34%) Asset Management
24 117 (14.34%) Terraform
25 115 (14.09%) C#
26 112 (13.73%) C++
27 107 (13.11%) Computer Science
28 105 (12.87%) Ansible

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 92 (11.27%) Elasticsearch
2 78 (9.56%) Apache
3 57 (6.99%) nginx
4 54 (6.62%) Apache Spark
5 35 (4.29%) Apache Airflow
6 14 (1.72%) Luigi
7 9 (1.10%) Confluence
8 6 (0.74%) Tornado
9 5 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.12%) FormScape
10 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) EngageOne
1 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Primavera
2 2 (0.25%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.12%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 417 (51.10%) AWS
2 166 (20.34%) GCP
3 165 (20.22%) Serverless
4 134 (16.42%) Azure
5 129 (15.81%) AWS Lambda
6 84 (10.29%) Amazon EC2
7 78 (9.56%) Amazon ECS
8 70 (8.58%) Amazon S3
9 47 (5.76%) SaaS
10 27 (3.31%) GitHub
11 23 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (2.45%) Amazon Kinesis
12 20 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (1.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
16 12 (1.47%) Power Platform
17 11 (1.35%) Heroku
18 10 (1.23%) Amazon EKS
18 10 (1.23%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.61%) Internet
2 5 (0.61%) Multicast
2 5 (0.61%) tcpdump
3 4 (0.49%) DSL
3 4 (0.49%) SSH
4 3 (0.37%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.37%) HTTP
5 2 (0.25%) DNS
5 2 (0.25%) FTP
5 2 (0.25%) SMTP
5 2 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.12%) Broadband
6 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.12%) Firewall
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) MQTT
6 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (23.16%) PostgreSQL
2 104 (12.75%) NoSQL
3 90 (11.03%) Redis
4 76 (9.31%) MongoDB
5 73 (8.95%) Relational Database
6 72 (8.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 71 (8.70%) Big Data
8 55 (6.74%) MySQL
9 51 (6.25%) SQL Server
10 48 (5.88%) BigQuery
11 41 (5.02%) RDBMS
12 40 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
13 39 (4.78%) Amazon Redshift
14 37 (4.53%) Apache Ignite
15 36 (4.41%) Amazon Aurora
16 28 (3.43%) Tableau
17 25 (3.06%) Data Lake
18 17 (2.08%) Hadoop
19 15 (1.84%) Looker
20 14 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 148 (18.14%) Git (software)
2 101 (12.38%) Jenkins
3 55 (6.74%) GitLab
4 53 (6.50%) JIRA
5 52 (6.37%) Mercurial
5 52 (6.37%) Subversion
6 41 (5.02%) Artifactory
7 24 (2.94%) Selenium
8 11 (1.35%) CircleCI
8 11 (1.35%) Cypress.io
9 10 (1.23%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.10%) Travis CI
11 8 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.86%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.86%) NUnit
13 5 (0.61%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.61%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.49%) Maven
14 4 (0.49%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 238 (29.17%) Finance
2 122 (14.95%) Social Skills
3 63 (7.72%) Banking
4 60 (7.35%) Front Office
5 39 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (3.80%) Marketing
7 26 (3.19%) Law
8 24 (2.94%) Manufacturing
9 23 (2.82%) Electronics
10 22 (2.70%) Public Sector
11 21 (2.57%) Games
12 19 (2.33%) Presentation Skills
12 19 (2.33%) Telecoms
13 15 (1.84%) Publishing
14 14 (1.72%) Investment Banking
15 13 (1.59%) Retail
16 12 (1.47%) Advertising
17 9 (1.10%) Military
17 9 (1.10%) Organisational Skills
18 5 (0.61%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (15.81%) Web Services
2 103 (12.62%) Django
3 92 (11.27%) Flask
3 92 (11.27%) React
4 76 (9.31%) REST
5 74 (9.07%) Node.js
6 67 (8.21%) AngularJS
7 65 (7.97%) Kafka
8 63 (7.72%) RabbitMQ
9 56 (6.86%) Vue.js
10 38 (4.66%) gRPC
11 31 (3.80%) NumPy
12 30 (3.68%) Pandas
13 29 (3.55%) HTML
14 24 (2.94%) CSS
15 19 (2.33%) GraphQL
16 18 (2.21%) .NET
16 18 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
16 18 (2.21%) HTML5
17 17 (2.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.05%) Hedge funds
2 65 (7.97%) Greenfield Project
3 46 (5.64%) Derivative
3 46 (5.64%) Equities
4 43 (5.27%) Fixed Income
5 42 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 40 (4.90%) Algorithms
7 32 (3.92%) Pricing Data
8 22 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (2.57%) Mobile App
10 19 (2.33%) Cloud Native
10 19 (2.33%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.23%) NHS
13 9 (1.10%) Cyberattack
13 9 (1.10%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
15 7 (0.86%) Robotics
15 7 (0.86%) User Experience
15 7 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 121 (14.83%) Linux
2 31 (3.80%) Unix
3 21 (2.57%) Windows
4 8 (0.98%) CentOS
5 6 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.61%) Android
6 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.12%) Fedora
7 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (44.12%) Software Engineering
2 293 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (28.80%) DevOps
4 191 (23.41%) Microservices
5 149 (18.26%) Machine Learning
6 142 (17.40%) TDD
7 117 (14.34%) Asset Management
8 107 (13.11%) Computer Science
9 103 (12.62%) Fintech
9 103 (12.62%) Test Automation
10 99 (12.13%) Data Pipeline
11 98 (12.01%) Analytics
12 96 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
12 96 (11.76%) Mentoring
13 95 (11.64%) Artificial Intelligence
14 86 (10.54%) Data Engineering
15 79 (9.68%) Data Science
16 77 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
17 74 (9.07%) OO
18 68 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 816 (100.00%) Python
2 331 (40.56%) SQL
3 277 (33.95%) Java
4 184 (22.55%) JavaScript
5 115 (14.09%) C#
6 112 (13.73%) C++
7 89 (10.91%) Go
8 73 (8.95%) TypeScript
9 61 (7.48%) Scala
10 45 (5.51%) Kotlin
11 39 (4.78%) C
12 37 (4.53%) Clojure
13 25 (3.06%) Bash Shell
14 23 (2.82%) R
15 17 (2.08%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.72%) Perl
17 13 (1.59%) Ruby
18 11 (1.35%) Shell Script
19 9 (1.10%) PHP
20 7 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 155 (19.00%) Degree
2 40 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 9 (1.10%) PhD
7 7 (0.86%) OSCE
7 7 (0.86%) OSCP
8 6 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.49%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.25%) ISEB
11 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.50%) QA
2 7 (0.86%) Data Quality
2 7 (0.86%) GDPR
2 7 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (0.86%) NIST
2 7 (0.86%) PCI DSS
2 7 (0.86%) SOC 1
2 7 (0.86%) SOC 2
System Software
1 221 (27.08%) Docker
2 4 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.12%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 173 (21.20%) Kubernetes
2 117 (14.34%) Terraform
3 105 (12.87%) Ansible
4 62 (7.60%) Prometheus
5 50 (6.13%) Grafana
6 32 (3.92%) Puppet
7 13 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.86%) Consul
8 7 (0.86%) linkerd
8 7 (0.86%) Salt
9 6 (0.74%) CSIRT
9 6 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.49%) Ambari
11 4 (0.49%) Kibana
12 2 (0.25%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.25%) Istio
12 2 (0.25%) logstash
12 2 (0.25%) yum
Vendors
1 44 (5.39%) Google
2 35 (4.29%) Oracle
3 33 (4.04%) Microsoft
4 32 (3.92%) Sybase
5 24 (2.94%) Databricks
6 13 (1.59%) SAP
7 9 (1.10%) TOWER Software
8 8 (0.98%) IBM
8 8 (0.98%) Talend
9 7 (0.86%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.74%) Autodesk
10 6 (0.74%) Cisco
10 6 (0.74%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.49%) Dataiku
11 4 (0.49%) Hortonworks
11 4 (0.49%) Splunk
11 4 (0.49%) VMware
12 2 (0.25%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.25%) Progress
12 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com