Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 236 309
Rank change year-on-year -1 +73 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1103 1103 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.47% 1.45% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.51% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1001 901
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -11.54% +18.18%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 70770 72897 85692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55623 62964 72725
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in London

Python Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Python Developer in London

Python Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -3 218 £65,000 +13.04% 21
West London +11 10 £70,000 +40.00% 3
East London +1 2 £73,000 +14.51% 1
Python Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Python Developer 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 London region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 1103 (100.00%) Python
2 441 (39.98%) Agile Software Development
3 368 (33.36%) Finance
4 321 (29.10%) Django
5 306 (27.74%) Java
6 290 (26.29%) JavaScript
7 288 (26.11%) Linux
8 251 (22.76%) TDD
9 237 (21.49%) C++
10 227 (20.58%) SQL
11 225 (20.40%) Flask
12 200 (18.13%) Degree
12 200 (18.13%) Amazon AWS
13 183 (16.59%) OO
14 164 (14.87%) Git (software)
15 163 (14.78%) PostgreSQL
16 158 (14.32%) C#
17 157 (14.23%) Computer Science
18 156 (14.14%) HTML
19 153 (13.87%) Docker
20 150 (13.60%) Fintech
21 144 (13.06%) Software Engineering
22 134 (12.15%) Machine Learning
23 128 (11.60%) CSS
24 126 (11.42%) Mathematics
25 124 (11.24%) Microservices
26 121 (10.97%) Big Data
27 118 (10.70%) BDD
28 116 (10.52%) RESTful
29 111 (10.06%) Continuous Integration

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 68 (6.17%) Apache Spark
1 68 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (2.72%) OpenStack
3 22 (1.99%) Confluence
4 16 (1.45%) Apache Airflow
5 13 (1.18%) Apache
6 12 (1.09%) Tornado
7 11 (1.00%) Apache Solr
8 10 (0.91%) nginx
9 8 (0.73%) CloudStack
9 8 (0.73%) IPython
9 8 (0.73%) SAS
10 6 (0.54%) CMS
10 6 (0.54%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.18%) Gunicorn
12 2 (0.18%) uWSGI
13 1 (0.091%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.091%) GeoServer
13 1 (0.091%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Odoo
2 4 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
3 2 (0.18%) Front Arena
3 2 (0.18%) Summit
4 1 (0.091%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 200 (18.13%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (3.63%) GitHub
4 38 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (1.72%) SaaS
6 16 (1.45%) Slack
7 15 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (1.36%) Trello
8 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.45%) Heroku
10 4 (0.36%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.27%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.18%) PaaS
12 2 (0.18%) Serverless
13 1 (0.091%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.091%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.091%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.091%) Firebase
13 1 (0.091%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.36%) HTTP
2 8 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.54%) Internet
4 4 (0.36%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.27%) DNS
6 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.18%) SAN
6 2 (0.18%) SMTP
6 2 (0.18%) SSH
6 2 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (14.78%) PostgreSQL
2 121 (10.97%) Big Data
3 94 (8.52%) MongoDB
4 93 (8.43%) MySQL
4 93 (8.43%) Relational Database
5 85 (7.71%) NoSQL
6 77 (6.98%) Hadoop
7 45 (4.08%) RDBMS
8 44 (3.99%) SQL Server
9 43 (3.90%) Redis
10 41 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.00%) KDB
12 11 (1.00%) Neo4j
12 11 (1.00%) Riak
13 9 (0.82%) Apache Hive
14 7 (0.63%) Blockchain
14 7 (0.63%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.54%) Triplestore
16 5 (0.45%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 164 (14.87%) Git (software)
2 52 (4.71%) Jenkins
3 30 (2.72%) JIRA
4 16 (1.45%) Gradle
5 15 (1.36%) Mercurial
6 14 (1.27%) Android Studio
7 13 (1.18%) Vagrant
8 12 (1.09%) webpack
9 9 (0.82%) Selenium
9 9 (0.82%) Subversion
10 6 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.45%) CircleCI
11 5 (0.45%) git-flow
11 5 (0.45%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.36%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.36%) GitLab
12 4 (0.36%) Maven
12 4 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 368 (33.36%) Finance
2 106 (9.61%) Banking
3 104 (9.43%) Front Office
4 97 (8.79%) Marketing
5 69 (6.26%) Investment Banking
6 51 (4.62%) Telecoms
7 43 (3.90%) Manufacturing
8 42 (3.81%) Electronics
9 40 (3.63%) Retail
10 25 (2.27%) Financial Institution
11 21 (1.90%) Games
12 12 (1.09%) Advertising
13 11 (1.00%) Back Office
14 8 (0.73%) Music Industry
15 7 (0.63%) Billing
16 3 (0.27%) International Banking
16 3 (0.27%) Legal
17 1 (0.091%) German Language
17 1 (0.091%) Law
17 1 (0.091%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (29.10%) Django
2 225 (20.40%) Flask
3 156 (14.14%) HTML
4 128 (11.60%) CSS
5 116 (10.52%) RESTful
6 95 (8.61%) React
7 85 (7.71%) AngularJS
8 83 (7.52%) NumPy
9 74 (6.71%) Pandas
9 74 (6.71%) REST
10 61 (5.53%) RabbitMQ
11 58 (5.26%) Web Services
12 57 (5.17%) HTML5
13 53 (4.81%) .NET
14 42 (3.81%) jQuery
15 41 (3.72%) ASP.NET
16 40 (3.63%) SciPy
17 39 (3.54%) Natural Language Processing
17 39 (3.54%) Node.js
18 38 (3.45%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 157 (14.23%) Computer Science
2 150 (13.60%) Fintech
3 87 (7.89%) Algorithms
4 78 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
5 75 (6.80%) Hedge funds
6 45 (4.08%) User Experience
7 41 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 36 (3.26%) Derivative
9 34 (3.08%) Data Structures
10 30 (2.72%) Equities
10 30 (2.72%) Fixed Income
11 27 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (2.36%) Mobile App
13 23 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (1.63%) Private Cloud
15 9 (0.82%) Robotics
16 8 (0.73%) Social Media
17 6 (0.54%) Blog
17 6 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
17 6 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 288 (26.11%) Linux
2 67 (6.07%) Unix
3 32 (2.90%) Windows
4 25 (2.27%) Android
5 23 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.54%) Fedora
8 4 (0.36%) CentOS
9 3 (0.27%) Debian
9 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (39.98%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (22.76%) TDD
3 183 (16.59%) OO
4 144 (13.06%) Software Engineering
5 134 (12.15%) Machine Learning
6 126 (11.42%) Mathematics
7 124 (11.24%) Microservices
8 118 (10.70%) BDD
9 111 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
10 110 (9.97%) Open Source
11 109 (9.88%) DevOps
12 84 (7.62%) Analytics
13 78 (7.07%) Web Development
14 74 (6.71%) Scrum
15 61 (5.53%) ETL
16 56 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
17 54 (4.90%) Unit Testing
18 52 (4.71%) E-Commerce
19 51 (4.62%) MVC
19 51 (4.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1103 (100.00%) Python
2 306 (27.74%) Java
3 290 (26.29%) JavaScript
4 237 (21.49%) C++
5 227 (20.58%) SQL
6 158 (14.32%) C#
7 53 (4.81%) C
8 51 (4.62%) Go
9 47 (4.26%) PHP
10 43 (3.90%) Scala
11 30 (2.72%) R
11 30 (2.72%) Ruby
12 27 (2.45%) VBA
13 22 (1.99%) Haskell
14 20 (1.81%) Bash Shell
15 18 (1.63%) Erlang
16 16 (1.45%) Perl
17 15 (1.36%) ES6
17 15 (1.36%) T-SQL
18 13 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 200 (18.13%) Degree
2 70 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (3.54%) PhD
4 8 (0.73%) Master's Degree
4 8 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.18%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.091%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.091%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.72%) QA
2 1 (0.091%) Data Quality
System Software
1 153 (13.87%) Docker
2 3 (0.27%) Varnish
3 2 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 75 (6.80%) Ansible
2 64 (5.80%) Kubernetes
3 21 (1.90%) Puppet
4 19 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.27%) Oozie
6 7 (0.63%) Kibana
7 5 (0.45%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.45%) Salt
7 5 (0.45%) Terraform
8 4 (0.36%) OpenNebula
9 2 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.091%) Consul
10 1 (0.091%) linkerd
10 1 (0.091%) logstash
Vendors
1 57 (5.17%) Google
2 55 (4.99%) Oracle
3 47 (4.26%) SAP
4 15 (1.36%) Sybase
5 14 (1.27%) Microsoft
6 7 (0.63%) Capita
6 7 (0.63%) Facebook
6 7 (0.63%) Red Hat
6 7 (0.63%) Reuters
7 6 (0.54%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.54%) Informatica
8 4 (0.36%) Arqiva
8 4 (0.36%) BT
8 4 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.36%) Twitter
9 3 (0.27%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.27%) EXASOL
9 3 (0.27%) Murex
9 3 (0.27%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.27%) VMware