Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 238 257
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19 +91
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 989 1,071 1,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.39% 1.46% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.54% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 879 997 1,075
London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +8.70% -4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £101,250 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% -4.55%

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 67,900 69,694 79,974
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.24% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 55,216 56,524 69,373
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 July 2018.

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 July 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
Central London +4 214 £70,000 +12.00% 63
West London +8 9 £68,750 +14.58% 19
East London +3 8 £65,000 -7.14% 17
South London -2 3 £32,500 -61.76% 1
North London +3 2 £82,500 +50.00%
Python Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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.

1 989 (100.00%) Python
2 346 (34.98%) Django
3 332 (33.57%) Finance
4 330 (33.37%) Agile Software Development
5 298 (30.13%) Linux
6 251 (25.38%) Java
7 238 (24.06%) PostgreSQL
8 235 (23.76%) Software Engineering
9 222 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
10 219 (22.14%) Docker
11 210 (21.23%) TDD
12 204 (20.63%) JavaScript
13 200 (20.22%) Degree
14 193 (19.51%) SQL
15 192 (19.41%) DevOps
16 173 (17.49%) Microservices
17 166 (16.78%) Flask
18 161 (16.28%) Computer Science
19 155 (15.67%) Machine Learning
20 152 (15.37%) Mathematics
21 148 (14.96%) C#
22 143 (14.46%) HTML
23 140 (14.16%) Git (software)
24 139 (14.05%) C++
25 133 (13.45%) Front Office
26 119 (12.03%) React
27 118 (11.93%) Fintech
28 116 (11.73%) CSS
29 112 (11.32%) OO
29 112 (11.32%) 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 50 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (3.64%) Apache Spark
3 26 (2.63%) Apache
4 24 (2.43%) nginx
5 13 (1.31%) Tornado
6 10 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (1.01%) CMS
7 9 (0.91%) Gunicorn
8 7 (0.71%) Ethereum
8 7 (0.71%) Jupyter
8 7 (0.71%) uWSGI
9 5 (0.51%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.51%) Drupal
9 5 (0.51%) Luigi
9 5 (0.51%) R Markdown
9 5 (0.51%) SAS
9 5 (0.51%) WordPress
10 4 (0.40%) IPython
11 3 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.20%) CloudStack
Applications
1 18 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.71%) Ripple
3 2 (0.20%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 222 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.43%) SaaS
4 14 (1.42%) GitHub
4 14 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.21%) Serverless
6 10 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.51%) Heroku
11 4 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.30%) PaaS
13 2 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.20%) Firebase
13 2 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.20%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.82%) HTTP
2 11 (1.11%) Internet
3 5 (0.51%) Network Security
3 5 (0.51%) SSL
4 1 (0.10%) CHAP
4 1 (0.10%) DHCP
4 1 (0.10%) DNS
4 1 (0.10%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.10%) IPv4
4 1 (0.10%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (24.06%) PostgreSQL
2 96 (9.71%) Big Data
3 95 (9.61%) Relational Database
4 66 (6.67%) Blockchain
5 64 (6.47%) MongoDB
6 63 (6.37%) MySQL
7 39 (3.94%) NoSQL
8 36 (3.64%) SQL Server
9 31 (3.13%) Hadoop
10 26 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 21 (2.12%) Redis
12 15 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.31%) Parquet
14 11 (1.11%) DB2
14 11 (1.11%) Geospatial Data
14 11 (1.11%) GIS
15 9 (0.91%) KDB
16 8 (0.81%) VoltDB
17 6 (0.61%) Data Mining
17 6 (0.61%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 140 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.77%) Jenkins
3 58 (5.86%) Vagrant
4 24 (2.43%) JUnit
5 23 (2.33%) Selenium
6 15 (1.52%) Bitbucket
7 14 (1.42%) Subversion
8 13 (1.31%) Cucumber
8 13 (1.31%) SpecFlow
9 11 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (1.11%) Mockito
10 9 (0.91%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.81%) git-flow
11 8 (0.81%) GitLab
12 7 (0.71%) SonarQube
12 7 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.51%) Maven
13 5 (0.51%) RStudio
14 4 (0.40%) JIRA
14 4 (0.40%) webpack
General
1 332 (33.57%) Finance
2 133 (13.45%) Front Office
3 92 (9.30%) Banking
4 48 (4.85%) Marketing
5 44 (4.45%) Investment Banking
6 29 (2.93%) Financial Institution
7 23 (2.33%) Games
7 23 (2.33%) Retail
8 18 (1.82%) Advertising
9 15 (1.52%) Legal
10 14 (1.42%) Law
11 9 (0.91%) Electronics
12 7 (0.71%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.40%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.40%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.30%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.20%) Billing
17 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (34.98%) Django
2 166 (16.78%) Flask
3 143 (14.46%) HTML
4 119 (12.03%) React
5 116 (11.73%) CSS
6 107 (10.82%) Web Services
7 104 (10.52%) NumPy
8 100 (10.11%) Pandas
9 88 (8.90%) AngularJS
10 86 (8.70%) REST
11 75 (7.58%) RESTful
12 74 (7.48%) J2EE
13 71 (7.18%) RabbitMQ
14 64 (6.47%) SciPy
15 62 (6.27%) Celery
16 51 (5.16%) .NET
17 48 (4.85%) Node.js
18 47 (4.75%) J2SE
19 31 (3.13%) HTML5
20 27 (2.73%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 161 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 118 (11.93%) Fintech
3 112 (11.32%) Hedge funds
4 105 (10.62%) Greenfield Project
5 86 (8.70%) Equities
6 81 (8.19%) Algorithms
7 71 (7.18%) Derivative
8 53 (5.36%) Data Structures
9 50 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 41 (4.15%) Fixed Income
12 24 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
13 20 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
14 18 (1.82%) User Experience
15 15 (1.52%) Client/Server
16 12 (1.21%) OTC Derivatives
17 11 (1.11%) Bitcoin
18 10 (1.01%) Blog
18 10 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
19 8 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 298 (30.13%) Linux
2 50 (5.06%) Unix
3 16 (1.62%) Windows
4 11 (1.11%) CentOS
5 9 (0.91%) Debian
6 8 (0.81%) Mac OS
7 7 (0.71%) Android
7 7 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.10%) Robot Operating System
10 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (33.37%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (23.76%) Software Engineering
3 210 (21.23%) TDD
4 192 (19.41%) DevOps
5 173 (17.49%) Microservices
6 155 (15.67%) Machine Learning
7 152 (15.37%) Mathematics
8 112 (11.32%) OO
9 103 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
10 99 (10.01%) Analytics
11 96 (9.71%) Web Development
12 95 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
13 84 (8.49%) Artificial Intelligence
13 84 (8.49%) Test Automation
14 80 (8.09%) Data Science
14 80 (8.09%) Scrum
15 63 (6.37%) Asset Management
16 60 (6.07%) Physics
17 55 (5.56%) Open Source
18 52 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 989 (100.00%) Python
2 251 (25.38%) Java
3 204 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 193 (19.51%) SQL
5 148 (14.96%) C#
6 139 (14.05%) C++
7 57 (5.76%) R
8 48 (4.85%) Go
9 46 (4.65%) PHP
10 42 (4.25%) C
11 32 (3.24%) Scala
12 22 (2.22%) VBA
13 21 (2.12%) Perl
13 21 (2.12%) Ruby
14 17 (1.72%) Kotlin
15 16 (1.62%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.11%) Rust
16 11 (1.11%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.01%) ES6
18 6 (0.61%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 200 (20.22%) Degree
2 66 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (4.25%) Numerate Degree
4 24 (2.43%) Master's Degree
5 22 (2.22%) PhD
6 3 (0.30%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.84%) QA
2 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.30%) MiFID
4 1 (0.10%) GCP
System Software
1 219 (22.14%) Docker
2 4 (0.40%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (5.97%) Terraform
2 57 (5.76%) Kubernetes
3 29 (2.93%) Ansible
4 14 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.11%) Puppet
6 7 (0.71%) HP Fortify
7 6 (0.61%) CFEngine
7 6 (0.61%) Salt
8 5 (0.51%) Kibana
8 5 (0.51%) logstash
9 4 (0.40%) Packer
10 2 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.10%) Nessus
Vendors
1 38 (3.84%) Oracle
2 25 (2.53%) Google
3 14 (1.42%) Capita
4 13 (1.31%) Red Hat
5 12 (1.21%) Microsoft
6 9 (0.91%) SaltStack
7 7 (0.71%) Solace
7 7 (0.71%) Sybase
8 6 (0.61%) Apigee
8 6 (0.61%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.51%) Cognizant
9 5 (0.51%) SAP
10 4 (0.40%) Tableau
10 4 (0.40%) Twitter
11 2 (0.20%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.20%) Facebook
11 2 (0.20%) IBM
11 2 (0.20%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.20%) VMware