Period
to 18 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 220 245
Rank change year-on-year +58 +25 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,118 1,008 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.19% 1.61% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.69% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 973 916 873
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,750 £38,750 £38,000
90th Percentile £119,750 £102,500 £104,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +9.09% -

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 48,483 59,622 66,138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 95.34% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 39,291 48,777 54,654
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +30 294 £72,500 +3.57% 83
West London +20 10 £65,000 -23.53% 14
South London +5 6 £60,000 -4.00% 4
East London +14 2 £68,750 +25.00% 6
Python Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 1,118 (100.00%) Python
2 468 (41.86%) Finance
3 410 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 341 (30.50%) Java
5 327 (29.25%) Django
6 303 (27.10%) Software Engineering
7 302 (27.01%) AWS
8 231 (20.66%) SQL
9 218 (19.50%) Docker
10 216 (19.32%) Microservices
10 216 (19.32%) Web Services
11 212 (18.96%) JavaScript
12 210 (18.78%) Front Office
13 191 (17.08%) Fintech
14 186 (16.64%) Asset Management
15 184 (16.46%) R
16 180 (16.10%) Flask
17 173 (15.47%) Derivative
18 172 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
19 167 (14.94%) Computer Science
20 158 (14.13%) Degree
20 158 (14.13%) Linux
21 157 (14.04%) Fixed Income
22 154 (13.77%) DevOps
23 152 (13.60%) Analytics
24 151 (13.51%) C++
25 149 (13.33%) TDD
26 134 (11.99%) Mathematics
27 131 (11.72%) C#
27 131 (11.72%) Hedge funds

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 62 (5.55%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (3.31%) Apache Spark
3 27 (2.42%) nginx
4 13 (1.16%) Apache
5 10 (0.89%) Apache Airflow
5 10 (0.89%) Confluence
5 10 (0.89%) Jupyter
6 7 (0.63%) Luigi
7 6 (0.54%) Tornado
8 5 (0.45%) SAS
9 4 (0.36%) CMS
10 3 (0.27%) Ethereum
10 3 (0.27%) Gunicorn
11 2 (0.18%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.089%) Drupal
12 1 (0.089%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.089%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.54%) Odoo
2 4 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.089%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.089%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.089%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 302 (27.01%) AWS
2 83 (7.42%) GCP
3 73 (6.53%) Serverless
4 65 (5.81%) Amazon S3
5 63 (5.64%) AWS Lambda
6 60 (5.37%) Azure
7 53 (4.74%) Amazon SQS
8 49 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
9 41 (3.67%) Amazon ECS
10 34 (3.04%) AWS CloudFormation
11 33 (2.95%) OpenShift
12 24 (2.15%) GitHub
13 9 (0.81%) SaaS
14 8 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 8 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
16 6 (0.54%) CloudBees
17 5 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 5 (0.45%) CloudFront
18 4 (0.36%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.97%) HTTP
2 11 (0.98%) Internet
3 5 (0.45%) DNS
4 4 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.27%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 2 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.089%) DHCP
7 1 (0.089%) Firewall
7 1 (0.089%) IPv4
7 1 (0.089%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 109 (9.75%) Relational Database
3 94 (8.41%) Big Data
4 57 (5.10%) Amazon RDS
5 55 (4.92%) MySQL
5 55 (4.92%) NoSQL
6 45 (4.03%) Amazon Redshift
7 44 (3.94%) MongoDB
8 38 (3.40%) Amazon Athena
9 32 (2.86%) SQL Server
10 28 (2.50%) Blockchain
11 21 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.34%) Data Mining
14 14 (1.25%) KDB
15 13 (1.16%) Redis
16 8 (0.72%) BigQuery
16 8 (0.72%) Data Lake
16 8 (0.72%) Hadoop
16 8 (0.72%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 117 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 60 (5.37%) Jenkins
3 45 (4.03%) RStudio
4 33 (2.95%) Artifactory
5 26 (2.33%) JIRA
6 14 (1.25%) Selenium
7 13 (1.16%) GitLab
8 12 (1.07%) Subversion
8 12 (1.07%) webpack
9 11 (0.98%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (0.89%) Bitbucket
10 10 (0.89%) CircleCI
10 10 (0.89%) GoCD
11 7 (0.63%) Robot Framework
12 6 (0.54%) gulp
12 6 (0.54%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.45%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.36%) Maven
14 4 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 468 (41.86%) Finance
2 210 (18.78%) Front Office
3 75 (6.71%) Banking
4 41 (3.67%) Marketing
5 35 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 27 (2.42%) Retail
7 20 (1.79%) Back Office
8 14 (1.25%) Games
9 12 (1.07%) Billing
10 7 (0.63%) Advertising
11 6 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.54%) Publishing
11 6 (0.54%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.36%) Automotive
12 4 (0.36%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.36%) Public Sector
13 2 (0.18%) Law
14 1 (0.089%) Legal
14 1 (0.089%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.089%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (29.25%) Django
2 216 (19.32%) Web Services
3 180 (16.10%) Flask
4 102 (9.12%) Pandas
5 99 (8.86%) React
6 95 (8.50%) REST
7 90 (8.05%) AngularJS
8 79 (7.07%) NumPy
9 69 (6.17%) RESTful
10 65 (5.81%) J2EE
11 55 (4.92%) HTML
12 53 (4.74%) Node.js
12 53 (4.74%) SciPy
13 46 (4.11%) CSS
14 42 (3.76%) .NET
15 30 (2.68%) React Native
15 30 (2.68%) Vue.js
16 27 (2.42%) Pyramid
17 23 (2.06%) Kafka
18 17 (1.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 173 (15.47%) Derivative
2 157 (14.04%) Fixed Income
3 131 (11.72%) Hedge funds
4 115 (10.29%) Greenfield Project
5 102 (9.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 97 (8.68%) Algorithms
7 92 (8.23%) Data Structures
8 82 (7.33%) Equities
9 66 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
10 59 (5.28%) User Experience
11 20 (1.79%) Blog
12 18 (1.61%) Renewable Energy
13 14 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.25%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.98%) Credit Risk
15 10 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
16 6 (0.54%) PlayStation
16 6 (0.54%) Reinsurance
17 4 (0.36%) Robotics
17 4 (0.36%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 158 (14.13%) Linux
2 54 (4.83%) Unix
3 17 (1.52%) Windows
4 5 (0.45%) Android
4 5 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.27%) Debian
6 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.089%) CentOS
7 1 (0.089%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.089%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (27.10%) Software Engineering
3 216 (19.32%) Microservices
4 191 (17.08%) Fintech
5 186 (16.64%) Asset Management
6 167 (14.94%) Computer Science
7 154 (13.77%) DevOps
8 152 (13.60%) Analytics
9 149 (13.33%) TDD
10 134 (11.99%) Mathematics
11 115 (10.29%) Machine Learning
12 110 (9.84%) OO
13 90 (8.05%) Artificial Intelligence
14 89 (7.96%) Mentoring
15 79 (7.07%) Decision-Making
16 76 (6.80%) Test Automation
17 74 (6.62%) Physics
18 67 (5.99%) BDD
18 67 (5.99%) Data Science
19 63 (5.64%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,118 (100.00%) Python
2 341 (30.50%) Java
3 231 (20.66%) SQL
4 212 (18.96%) JavaScript
5 184 (16.46%) R
6 151 (13.51%) C++
7 131 (11.72%) C#
8 53 (4.74%) Go
9 38 (3.40%) PHP
10 31 (2.77%) VBA
11 28 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 24 (2.15%) Scala
13 21 (1.88%) Ruby
14 20 (1.79%) TypeScript
15 17 (1.52%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.07%) C
16 12 (1.07%) MATLAB
17 10 (0.89%) Kotlin
18 7 (0.63%) PyPy
18 7 (0.63%) Rust
Qualifications
1 158 (14.13%) Degree
2 59 (5.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (0.98%) PhD
4 2 (0.18%) CFA
4 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.089%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.34%) QA
2 11 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.36%) MiFID
4 3 (0.27%) EMIR
4 3 (0.27%) GDPR
4 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.089%) UCITS
System Software
1 218 (19.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.089%) NFS
2 1 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 106 (9.48%) Kubernetes
2 47 (4.20%) Terraform
3 18 (1.61%) Ansible
4 9 (0.81%) Rancher
5 8 (0.72%) Puppet
6 3 (0.27%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.18%) Icinga
7 2 (0.18%) Kibana
7 2 (0.18%) Packer
7 2 (0.18%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.089%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.089%) logstash
Vendors
1 66 (5.90%) Google
2 40 (3.58%) Microsoft
3 16 (1.43%) Oracle
4 8 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (0.72%) Samsung
4 8 (0.72%) Tableau
4 8 (0.72%) YouTube
5 6 (0.54%) WorldPay
6 4 (0.36%) Bloomberg
6 4 (0.36%) OpenLink
6 4 (0.36%) SAP
6 4 (0.36%) Sybase
7 3 (0.27%) Algorithmics
7 3 (0.27%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.27%) IBM
7 3 (0.27%) Perforce
7 3 (0.27%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.18%) Databricks
8 2 (0.18%) Splunk
8 2 (0.18%) Synology