Period
to 20 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 247 240
Rank change year-on-year +32 -7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,015 998 1,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.62% 1.42% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.49% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 921 883 925
London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 59,860 67,132 66,852
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 95.32% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48,970 55,475 56,987
London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 +36 289 £70,000 +7.69% 86
West London +16 5 £85,000 +21.43% 17
South London - 4 £62,500 - 2
North London - 2 £45,000 - 3
East London +20 1 £55,000 -13.73% 22
Python Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 1,015 (100.00%) Python
2 349 (34.38%) Django
3 340 (33.50%) Finance
4 299 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
5 235 (23.15%) Java
6 222 (21.87%) JavaScript
7 208 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
8 204 (20.10%) Machine Learning
9 196 (19.31%) Linux
10 192 (18.92%) SQL
11 167 (16.45%) Software Engineering
12 165 (16.26%) Docker
13 164 (16.16%) Flask
14 157 (15.47%) PostgreSQL
15 152 (14.98%) Computer Science
16 149 (14.68%) C++
17 145 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
18 141 (13.89%) Degree
18 141 (13.89%) Microservices
19 138 (13.60%) Algorithms
19 138 (13.60%) TDD
20 134 (13.20%) C#
21 125 (12.32%) React
22 123 (12.12%) Banking
23 121 (11.92%) Fintech
24 113 (11.13%) AngularJS
25 105 (10.34%) Hedge funds
26 104 (10.25%) Mathematics
27 103 (10.15%) OO
28 102 (10.05%) HTML

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 76 (7.49%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (4.24%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.08%) Confluence
4 9 (0.89%) Apache Solr
4 9 (0.89%) Tornado
5 7 (0.69%) Gunicorn
5 7 (0.69%) nginx
6 5 (0.49%) Apache
6 5 (0.49%) Ethereum
7 3 (0.30%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.30%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.20%) IIS
8 2 (0.20%) WordPress
9 1 (0.099%) CMS
9 1 (0.099%) IPython
9 1 (0.099%) Luigi
9 1 (0.099%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.099%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.099%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.49%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.099%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.79%) Odoo
2 4 (0.39%) Ripple
3 3 (0.30%) Magento
4 2 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.099%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.099%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 208 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (5.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 39 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (3.25%) Serverless
5 30 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
6 23 (2.27%) SaaS
7 16 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 12 (1.18%) GitHub
10 11 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.49%) Amazon Alexa
14 5 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (0.49%) npm
15 4 (0.39%) Amazon Glacier
15 4 (0.39%) Route 53
15 4 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.07%) HTTP
2 7 (0.69%) Firewall
3 5 (0.49%) Internet
4 4 (0.39%) VPN
5 1 (0.099%) AMQP
5 1 (0.099%) Broadband
5 1 (0.099%) DNS
5 1 (0.099%) LAN
5 1 (0.099%) MQTT
5 1 (0.099%) SSL
5 1 (0.099%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (15.47%) PostgreSQL
2 93 (9.16%) MySQL
3 92 (9.06%) Big Data
4 89 (8.77%) NoSQL
5 81 (7.98%) Relational Database
6 80 (7.88%) MongoDB
7 46 (4.53%) SQL Server
8 41 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 35 (3.45%) Redis
10 29 (2.86%) Hadoop
11 21 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (2.07%) KDB
12 16 (1.58%) Blockchain
12 16 (1.58%) Kdb+
13 15 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
14 9 (0.89%) Bigtable
15 7 (0.69%) Data Lake
15 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 101 (9.95%) Git (software)
2 54 (5.32%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.17%) JIRA
4 16 (1.58%) Selenium
5 15 (1.48%) webpack
6 12 (1.18%) Subversion
7 11 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.89%) gulp
9 8 (0.79%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.59%) Maven
11 5 (0.49%) Grunt
12 4 (0.39%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.39%) git-flow
12 4 (0.39%) GitLab
12 4 (0.39%) Robot Framework
13 3 (0.30%) Bundler
13 3 (0.30%) CircleCI
13 3 (0.30%) Hudson
13 3 (0.30%) Travis CI
13 3 (0.30%) Vagrant
General
1 340 (33.50%) Finance
2 123 (12.12%) Banking
3 99 (9.75%) Front Office
4 42 (4.14%) Marketing
5 37 (3.65%) Retail
6 32 (3.15%) Advertising
7 27 (2.66%) Investment Banking
7 27 (2.66%) Law
8 12 (1.18%) Games
9 9 (0.89%) Electronics
9 9 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.59%) Legal
11 6 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.39%) Billing
13 3 (0.30%) Military
13 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.20%) Back Office
14 2 (0.20%) Publishing
15 1 (0.099%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (34.38%) Django
2 164 (16.16%) Flask
3 125 (12.32%) React
4 113 (11.13%) AngularJS
5 102 (10.05%) HTML
6 85 (8.37%) CSS
7 76 (7.49%) REST
8 73 (7.19%) Web Services
9 61 (6.01%) Node.js
9 61 (6.01%) RESTful
10 55 (5.42%) Pandas
11 50 (4.93%) NumPy
12 44 (4.33%) .NET
13 40 (3.94%) HTML5
14 35 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
15 34 (3.35%) Celery
16 31 (3.05%) CSS3
17 30 (2.96%) SciPy
18 27 (2.66%) J2EE
19 25 (2.46%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 138 (13.60%) Algorithms
2 121 (11.92%) Fintech
3 105 (10.34%) Hedge funds
4 87 (8.57%) Data Structures
5 80 (7.88%) Greenfield Project
6 64 (6.31%) Derivative
7 60 (5.91%) User Experience
8 59 (5.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 51 (5.02%) Equities
10 48 (4.73%) Fixed Income
11 38 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (1.28%) Mobile App
15 11 (1.08%) Market Risk
16 10 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (0.99%) Robotics
17 9 (0.89%) Social Media
18 8 (0.79%) Augmented Reality
19 7 (0.69%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 196 (19.31%) Linux
2 48 (4.73%) Unix
3 17 (1.67%) Windows
4 16 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.48%) Android
6 14 (1.38%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.69%) CentOS
8 6 (0.59%) Debian
9 1 (0.099%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.099%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.099%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (20.10%) Machine Learning
3 167 (16.45%) Software Engineering
4 152 (14.98%) Computer Science
5 145 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
6 141 (13.89%) Microservices
7 138 (13.60%) TDD
8 104 (10.25%) Mathematics
9 103 (10.15%) OO
10 97 (9.56%) DevOps
11 88 (8.67%) Data Science
12 85 (8.37%) Analytics
13 81 (7.98%) Problem-Solving
14 67 (6.60%) BDD
15 66 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
16 62 (6.11%) Physics
17 57 (5.62%) Web Development
18 53 (5.22%) Scrum
19 52 (5.12%) Unit Testing
20 42 (4.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,015 (100.00%) Python
2 235 (23.15%) Java
3 222 (21.87%) JavaScript
4 192 (18.92%) SQL
5 149 (14.68%) C++
6 134 (13.20%) C#
7 85 (8.37%) Go
8 50 (4.93%) PHP
9 45 (4.43%) R
10 39 (3.84%) Scala
11 37 (3.65%) C
12 28 (2.76%) Ruby
13 25 (2.46%) Shell Script
14 23 (2.27%) Perl
15 20 (1.97%) Bash Shell
16 18 (1.77%) VBA
17 16 (1.58%) ES6
18 13 (1.28%) MATLAB
19 12 (1.18%) Rust
20 11 (1.08%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 141 (13.89%) Degree
2 36 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.08%) Master's Degree
4 9 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.69%) PhD
5 7 (0.69%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.30%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.20%) MPhil
8 1 (0.099%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.77%) QA
2 1 (0.099%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.099%) MiFID
System Software
1 165 (16.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.099%) LXC
Systems Management
1 82 (8.08%) Kubernetes
2 19 (1.87%) Terraform
3 12 (1.18%) Ansible
4 6 (0.59%) Kibana
5 5 (0.49%) logstash
5 5 (0.49%) Packer
6 4 (0.39%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.30%) Puppet
8 1 (0.099%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.099%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.099%) Icinga
8 1 (0.099%) Mesos
8 1 (0.099%) Oozie
8 1 (0.099%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.099%) Salt
Vendors
1 66 (6.50%) Google
2 27 (2.66%) Oracle
3 25 (2.46%) Microsoft
4 20 (1.97%) Reuters
5 16 (1.58%) Bloomberg
6 8 (0.79%) Facebook
6 8 (0.79%) SAP
7 7 (0.69%) Apple
7 7 (0.69%) Perforce
8 6 (0.59%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.49%) New Relic
10 4 (0.39%) Birst
10 4 (0.39%) Tableau
10 4 (0.39%) Twitter
11 3 (0.30%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.30%) Netezza
11 3 (0.30%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.30%) Teradata
12 2 (0.20%) Hitachi
12 2 (0.20%) Informatica