Period
to 13 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £79,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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

Python Developer
England > London
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 182 217
Rank change year-on-year +52 +35 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 791 918 1,028
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.56% 1.95% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 2.07% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 694 823 929
10th Percentile £48,000 £43,750 £38,750
25th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £79,250 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.67% +7.14% +12.00%
75th Percentile £102,500 £96,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £126,250 £118,750 £108,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% +12.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 28,490 44,421 58,293
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.37% 94.57% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23,053 36,484 48,275
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in London

Python Developer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python Developer in London.

Salary trend for Python Developer in London

Python Developer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python Developer in London over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Python Developer in London

Python Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 13 April 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
Central London +43 174 £72,500 -3.33% 68
South London +24 10 £75,000 +20.00% 2
East London +21 6 £47,500 -30.91% 12
West London +55 1 £70,000 -6.67% 15
North London - 1 £72,500 - 1
Python Developer
England

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, Python Developer 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 London region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 791 (100.00%) Python
2 361 (45.64%) Finance
3 331 (41.85%) Agile Software Development
4 325 (41.09%) AWS
5 256 (32.36%) SQL
6 218 (27.56%) Java
7 215 (27.18%) Software Engineering
8 207 (26.17%) JavaScript
9 203 (25.66%) Django
10 186 (23.51%) Web Services
11 179 (22.63%) Docker
12 167 (21.11%) React
13 162 (20.48%) Derivative
14 159 (20.10%) PostgreSQL
15 152 (19.22%) Front Office
16 142 (17.95%) Flask
17 141 (17.83%) Analytics
18 137 (17.32%) Equities
19 133 (16.81%) Hedge funds
20 130 (16.43%) Fintech
21 114 (14.41%) Microservices
22 111 (14.03%) Fixed Income
23 109 (13.78%) AngularJS
24 108 (13.65%) DevOps
24 108 (13.65%) Kubernetes
25 106 (13.40%) GCP
25 106 (13.40%) Vue.js
25 106 (13.40%) Azure
26 98 (12.39%) Computer Science
27 89 (11.25%) Investment Management

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 49 (6.19%) Apache
2 37 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (3.54%) Apache Airflow
4 27 (3.41%) Apache Spark
5 13 (1.64%) Confluence
6 7 (0.88%) Drupal
7 5 (0.63%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (0.25%) CMS
8 2 (0.25%) nginx
8 2 (0.25%) Tornado
9 1 (0.13%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.13%) uWSGI
9 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
1 4 (0.51%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.13%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.13%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 325 (41.09%) AWS
2 106 (13.40%) Azure
2 106 (13.40%) GCP
3 87 (11.00%) Serverless
4 84 (10.62%) AWS Lambda
5 75 (9.48%) Amazon EC2
6 62 (7.84%) Amazon S3
7 37 (4.68%) SaaS
8 34 (4.30%) Amazon ECS
9 21 (2.65%) GitHub
10 19 (2.40%) Amazon Kinesis
11 16 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
12 12 (1.52%) Amazon Alexa
13 7 (0.88%) AWS Fargate
14 6 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 5 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.63%) DigitalOcean
16 3 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.38%) AWS CodePipeline
16 3 (0.38%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.91%) HTTP
2 11 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.63%) Firewall
3 5 (0.63%) HTTPS
3 5 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (0.63%) SSL
4 1 (0.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (20.10%) PostgreSQL
2 87 (11.00%) Relational Database
3 62 (7.84%) MySQL
4 46 (5.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 46 (5.82%) NoSQL
5 42 (5.31%) SQL Server
6 33 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 31 (3.92%) Apache Ignite
8 26 (3.29%) Amazon Aurora
9 25 (3.16%) MongoDB
9 25 (3.16%) Redis
10 13 (1.64%) Big Data
11 12 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.01%) BigQuery
12 8 (1.01%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.76%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.51%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.51%) Looker
16 3 (0.38%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 71 (8.98%) Git (software)
2 53 (6.70%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.78%) GitLab
3 22 (2.78%) JIRA
4 12 (1.52%) Bitbucket
4 12 (1.52%) Pylint
4 12 (1.52%) Sourcetree
5 10 (1.26%) Selenium
6 8 (1.01%) NUnit
7 7 (0.88%) Subversion
8 5 (0.63%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.63%) Travis CI
9 4 (0.51%) CircleCI
9 4 (0.51%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.25%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (0.25%) Maven
11 2 (0.25%) Valgrind
12 1 (0.13%) C++Builder
12 1 (0.13%) CMake
General
1 361 (45.64%) Finance
2 152 (19.22%) Front Office
3 75 (9.48%) Banking
4 28 (3.54%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.40%) Marketing
5 19 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.28%) Retail
7 17 (2.15%) Electronics
7 17 (2.15%) Public Sector
8 12 (1.52%) Advertising
8 12 (1.52%) Games
9 5 (0.63%) Legal
10 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.25%) Billing
11 2 (0.25%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (25.66%) Django
2 186 (23.51%) Web Services
3 167 (21.11%) React
4 142 (17.95%) Flask
5 109 (13.78%) AngularJS
6 106 (13.40%) Vue.js
7 85 (10.75%) Pandas
8 76 (9.61%) NumPy
9 67 (8.47%) REST
10 58 (7.33%) SQLAlchemy
11 50 (6.32%) Shiny
12 44 (5.56%) RESTful
13 42 (5.31%) GraphQL
14 41 (5.18%) HTML
15 36 (4.55%) .NET
16 30 (3.79%) gRPC
16 30 (3.79%) Kafka
17 29 (3.67%) CSS
18 25 (3.16%) Node.js
19 23 (2.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 162 (20.48%) Derivative
2 137 (17.32%) Equities
3 133 (16.81%) Hedge funds
4 111 (14.03%) Fixed Income
5 51 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 42 (5.31%) Algorithms
7 39 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
8 34 (4.30%) Mobile App
9 27 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (3.29%) Pricing Data
11 25 (3.16%) Data Structures
12 23 (2.91%) Market Risk
13 15 (1.90%) User Experience
14 12 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
16 7 (0.88%) Social Media
17 6 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (0.76%) Renewable Energy
18 5 (0.63%) Cloud Native
18 5 (0.63%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 82 (10.37%) Linux
2 23 (2.91%) Unix
3 12 (1.52%) Android
4 6 (0.76%) Windows
5 5 (0.63%) Debian
5 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (41.85%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (27.18%) Software Engineering
3 141 (17.83%) Analytics
4 130 (16.43%) Fintech
5 114 (14.41%) Microservices
6 108 (13.65%) DevOps
7 98 (12.39%) Computer Science
8 89 (11.25%) Investment Management
9 81 (10.24%) Machine Learning
10 80 (10.11%) TDD
11 79 (9.99%) Asset Management
12 64 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
13 56 (7.08%) BDD
14 47 (5.94%) OO
15 44 (5.56%) Web Development
16 43 (5.44%) Data Analytics
17 42 (5.31%) SDLC
18 38 (4.80%) Artificial Intelligence
18 38 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (4.68%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 791 (100.00%) Python
2 256 (32.36%) SQL
3 218 (27.56%) Java
4 207 (26.17%) JavaScript
5 70 (8.85%) R
6 60 (7.59%) C++
7 55 (6.95%) C#
8 51 (6.45%) TypeScript
9 45 (5.69%) Kotlin
10 40 (5.06%) Go
11 33 (4.17%) Scala
12 31 (3.92%) Clojure
13 18 (2.28%) PHP
14 15 (1.90%) Ruby
15 14 (1.77%) C
16 9 (1.14%) Perl
16 9 (1.14%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.01%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.88%) Shell Script
19 6 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (10.11%) Degree
2 42 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.52%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.51%) PhD
5 4 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.40%) QA
2 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 179 (22.63%) Docker
2 3 (0.38%) Firmware
3 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 108 (13.65%) Kubernetes
2 30 (3.79%) Puppet
3 19 (2.40%) Terraform
4 11 (1.39%) Ansible
5 8 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (0.76%) Grafana
8 4 (0.51%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.38%) Zipkin
10 1 (0.13%) Consul
10 1 (0.13%) Icinga
10 1 (0.13%) Kibana
10 1 (0.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 38 (4.80%) Google
2 33 (4.17%) Oracle
3 29 (3.67%) Sybase
4 15 (1.90%) SAP
4 15 (1.90%) Splunk
5 11 (1.39%) Apple
6 5 (0.63%) Facebook
6 5 (0.63%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.38%) PagerDuty
7 3 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.25%) Birst
8 2 (0.25%) Twitter
9 1 (0.13%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.13%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.13%) Databricks
9 1 (0.13%) Kofax
9 1 (0.13%) Trayport