Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Python Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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

Python Software Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 914 954 1067
Rank change year-on-year +40 +113 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 224 203 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.12% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 216 171 170
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -2.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £33,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -

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 156,012 158,988 189,575
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.48% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 128,049 133,268 160,004
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Python Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Software Engineer in England

Python Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Python Software Engineer in England

Python Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Python Software Engineer in England

Python Software 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 Software Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 22 January 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 -52 69 £57,500 -8.00% 20
East of England +30 58 £54,250 -4.82% 9
South East +41 45 £37,500 -25.00% 12
South West +2 23 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Midlands +19 21 £29,000 -31.76%
West Midlands +16 20 £29,000 -31.76%
North of England +8 18 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Yorkshire +43 17 £50,000 +81.82%
East Midlands - 11 £29,000 -
North West -7 1 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Python Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Python Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Python Software Engineer in the job title.

1 224 (100.00%) Python
2 217 (96.88%) Software Engineering
3 129 (57.59%) C++
4 126 (56.25%) Linux
5 101 (45.09%) Java
6 96 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (34.82%) SQL
8 66 (29.46%) JavaScript
9 65 (29.02%) Computer Science
10 60 (26.79%) Scrum
11 57 (25.45%) TDD
12 55 (24.55%) HTML
12 55 (24.55%) Degree
13 53 (23.66%) PostgreSQL
14 52 (23.21%) OO
15 45 (20.09%) Mathematics
16 43 (19.20%) Django
17 40 (17.86%) Algorithms
18 39 (17.41%) Git (software)
19 37 (16.52%) C#
19 37 (16.52%) Machine Learning
20 35 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
21 34 (15.18%) Open Source
22 32 (14.29%) MySQL
23 29 (12.95%) Web Services
23 29 (12.95%) Finance
23 29 (12.95%) BDD
23 29 (12.95%) JIRA
23 29 (12.95%) Jenkins
24 28 (12.50%) User Experience

Python Software 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 25 (11.16%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (8.93%) Apache Spark
3 10 (4.46%) Apache
4 7 (3.13%) Confluence
4 7 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.23%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.23%) SAS
6 2 (0.89%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.45%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Maya
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.25%) GitHub
2 14 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.46%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (2.68%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.34%) Force.com
5 3 (1.34%) Heroku
6 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.70%) Wireless
2 14 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.57%) 3G
3 8 (3.57%) 4G
3 8 (3.57%) Internet
3 8 (3.57%) OpenVPN
4 7 (3.13%) Broadband
5 6 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.89%) 802.11
6 2 (0.89%) Firewall
6 2 (0.89%) HTTP
6 2 (0.89%) RFID
6 2 (0.89%) Wireless Security
6 2 (0.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.66%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (14.29%) MySQL
3 27 (12.05%) NoSQL
4 24 (10.71%) MongoDB
5 22 (9.82%) Relational Database
6 18 (8.04%) Hadoop
7 13 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (5.80%) SQL Server
8 12 (5.36%) Apache Hive
9 10 (4.46%) Big Data
10 8 (3.57%) Data Mining
11 7 (3.13%) MariaDB
12 6 (2.68%) Amazon Athena
12 6 (2.68%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (2.68%) BigQuery
13 5 (2.23%) Redis
14 4 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (1.79%) Data Lake
14 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (17.41%) Git (software)
2 29 (12.95%) Jenkins
2 29 (12.95%) JIRA
3 22 (9.82%) Subversion
4 15 (6.70%) Android Studio
4 15 (6.70%) Eclipse
4 15 (6.70%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.13%) GitLab
6 5 (2.23%) Selenium
7 3 (1.34%) Hudson
8 2 (0.89%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.89%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.89%) Mocha
8 2 (0.89%) PyCharm
9 1 (0.45%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.45%) Gradle
9 1 (0.45%) JUnit
9 1 (0.45%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.45%) WiX
General
1 29 (12.95%) Finance
2 19 (8.48%) Games
3 12 (5.36%) Marketing
4 10 (4.46%) Electronics
5 9 (4.02%) Retail
6 8 (3.57%) Back Office
7 5 (2.23%) Advertising
7 5 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.34%) Banking
9 2 (0.89%) Front Office
9 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.55%) HTML
2 43 (19.20%) Django
3 29 (12.95%) Web Services
4 25 (11.16%) RESTful
5 24 (10.71%) HTML5
6 23 (10.27%) Node.js
7 21 (9.38%) Flask
8 18 (8.04%) CSS
8 18 (8.04%) React
8 18 (8.04%) REST
9 12 (5.36%) AngularJS
9 12 (5.36%) Polymer
9 12 (5.36%) Web Components
10 11 (4.91%) Kafka
10 11 (4.91%) LAMP
10 11 (4.91%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (4.02%) Natural Language Processing
11 9 (4.02%) Yocto
12 7 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (2.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 65 (29.02%) Computer Science
2 40 (17.86%) Algorithms
3 28 (12.50%) User Experience
4 12 (5.36%) Data Structures
4 12 (5.36%) Video\Live Streaming
5 9 (4.02%) Fintech
5 9 (4.02%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.23%) Robotics
7 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.79%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.79%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.79%) Social Media
8 2 (0.89%) Bitcoin
8 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.89%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.45%) Animation
9 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.45%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 126 (56.25%) Linux
2 22 (9.82%) Unix
3 20 (8.93%) Android
3 20 (8.93%) Windows
4 15 (6.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 9 (4.02%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (2.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (96.88%) Software Engineering
2 96 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (26.79%) Scrum
4 57 (25.45%) TDD
5 52 (23.21%) OO
6 45 (20.09%) Mathematics
7 37 (16.52%) Machine Learning
8 34 (15.18%) Open Source
9 29 (12.95%) BDD
10 28 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 26 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (10.71%) Multithreading
13 22 (9.82%) Artificial Intelligence
14 21 (9.38%) Microservices
14 21 (9.38%) SDLC
15 20 (8.93%) Mentoring
15 20 (8.93%) Physics
16 18 (8.04%) User Stories
17 16 (7.14%) Front End Development
18 15 (6.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 224 (100.00%) Python
2 129 (57.59%) C++
3 101 (45.09%) Java
4 78 (34.82%) SQL
5 66 (29.46%) JavaScript
6 37 (16.52%) C#
7 28 (12.50%) C
8 26 (11.61%) Scala
9 25 (11.16%) Ruby
10 22 (9.82%) PHP
11 15 (6.70%) MATLAB
12 14 (6.25%) Perl
13 13 (5.80%) Go
14 10 (4.46%) Erlang
15 9 (4.02%) Julia
16 7 (3.13%) Haskell
17 4 (1.79%) APL
17 4 (1.79%) Assembly Language
17 4 (1.79%) Lisp
18 3 (1.34%) R
Qualifications
1 55 (24.55%) Degree
2 27 (12.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (5.80%) PhD
4 4 (1.79%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.89%) CWNA
6 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) GCP
1 1 (0.45%) HL7
1 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 24 (10.71%) Docker
2 6 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.23%) Apache Flume
3 5 (2.23%) Firmware
3 5 (2.23%) HDFS
4 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.57%) Marathon
1 8 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.68%) Ansible
2 6 (2.68%) Puppet
3 5 (2.23%) Oozie
4 3 (1.34%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (5.80%) Google
2 9 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.68%) Oracle
4 6 (2.68%) SAP
4 6 (2.68%) VMware
5 4 (1.79%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.34%) Intel
7 2 (0.89%) Microsoft