Period
to 29 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 29 November 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
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 88 162
Rank change year-on-year -81 +74 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,166 769 1,193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.26% 3.58% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 3.83% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 997 710 1,057
10th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £39,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £115,000 £112,500 £93,750
90th Percentile £132,500 £135,000 £118,750
England median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% +12.50%

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 46,450 20,095 51,465
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.01% 93.63% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32,496 17,153 42,342
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £89,146 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £103,750 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 29 November 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 29 November 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 -37 164 £77,500 +6.90% 73
West London -60 27 £72,500 +3.57% 19
Python Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 November 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 1,166 (100.00%) Python
2 606 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
3 541 (46.40%) Finance
4 539 (46.23%) AWS
5 523 (44.85%) Software Engineering
6 419 (35.93%) SQL
7 374 (32.08%) Asset Management
8 358 (30.70%) Full Stack Development
9 340 (29.16%) Front Office
10 329 (28.22%) Web Services
11 327 (28.04%) Java
12 312 (26.76%) JavaScript
13 311 (26.67%) Analytics
14 307 (26.33%) React
14 307 (26.33%) Django
15 273 (23.41%) Investment Management
16 262 (22.47%) Equities
17 243 (20.84%) Derivative
18 241 (20.67%) Hedge funds
19 230 (19.73%) Docker
20 209 (17.92%) Azure
21 206 (17.67%) Data Science
22 191 (16.38%) Microservices
23 187 (16.04%) DevOps
24 180 (15.44%) Fixed Income
25 174 (14.92%) Serverless
26 172 (14.75%) TypeScript
27 171 (14.67%) Flask
28 161 (13.81%) GCP
28 161 (13.81%) AWS Lambda

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 99 (8.49%) Apache
2 45 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (2.57%) Apache Airflow
4 16 (1.37%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.60%) CMS
6 6 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (0.51%) Jupyter
7 4 (0.34%) uWSGI
8 1 (0.086%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.086%) GIMP
3 1 (0.086%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) FINCAD Analytics
1 2 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
1 2 (0.17%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 539 (46.23%) AWS
2 209 (17.92%) Azure
3 174 (14.92%) Serverless
4 161 (13.81%) AWS Lambda
4 161 (13.81%) GCP
5 150 (12.86%) Amazon EC2
6 118 (10.12%) Amazon S3
7 69 (5.92%) Amazon ECS
8 27 (2.32%) GitHub
8 27 (2.32%) SaaS
9 15 (1.29%) Amazon Alexa
10 12 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (0.86%) PaaS
13 7 (0.60%) Snowflake
14 6 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (0.51%) CloudFront
15 5 (0.43%) Slack
16 4 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.34%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.72%) Broadband
2 17 (1.46%) HTTP
3 14 (1.20%) Internet
4 4 (0.34%) AMQP
4 4 (0.34%) DNS
5 3 (0.26%) 5G
6 1 (0.086%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (9.95%) PostgreSQL
2 109 (9.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 93 (7.98%) Apache Ignite
4 82 (7.03%) Amazon Athena
5 71 (6.09%) Amazon Aurora
6 63 (5.40%) Relational Database
7 29 (2.49%) Redis
8 26 (2.23%) MySQL
9 24 (2.06%) Big Data
10 16 (1.37%) NoSQL
11 14 (1.20%) MongoDB
12 13 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.11%) Neo4j
13 12 (1.03%) SQL Server
14 9 (0.77%) Geospatial Data
14 9 (0.77%) Hadoop
14 9 (0.77%) QGIS
15 6 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (0.51%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.51%) Redshift Spectrum
Development Applications
1 120 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.03%) Gatling
3 12 (1.03%) GitLab
3 12 (1.03%) JMeter
4 9 (0.77%) JIRA
5 6 (0.51%) Bitbucket
5 6 (0.51%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.43%) JUnit
7 4 (0.34%) IntelliJ
7 4 (0.34%) Maven
8 2 (0.17%) Subversion
9 1 (0.086%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.086%) Bower
9 1 (0.086%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.086%) Grunt
9 1 (0.086%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.086%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.086%) TestRail
9 1 (0.086%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 541 (46.40%) Finance
2 340 (29.16%) Front Office
3 120 (10.29%) Social Skills
4 114 (9.78%) Banking
5 53 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (3.34%) Organisational Skills
7 36 (3.09%) Marketing
8 33 (2.83%) Advertising
9 31 (2.66%) Automotive
10 28 (2.40%) Retail
11 23 (1.97%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.80%) Investment Banking
13 18 (1.54%) Public Sector
14 17 (1.46%) Back Office
15 13 (1.11%) Games
15 13 (1.11%) Manufacturing
16 12 (1.03%) Military
17 6 (0.51%) Legal
18 5 (0.43%) Electronics
18 5 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (28.22%) Web Services
2 307 (26.33%) Django
2 307 (26.33%) React
3 171 (14.67%) Flask
4 145 (12.44%) AngularJS
5 123 (10.55%) Vue.js
6 96 (8.23%) Pandas
7 74 (6.35%) REST
8 71 (6.09%) NumPy
9 69 (5.92%) HTML
10 65 (5.57%) CSS
11 60 (5.15%) SQLAlchemy
12 53 (4.55%) gRPC
13 44 (3.77%) Celery
13 44 (3.77%) Kafka
14 42 (3.60%) GraphQL
15 41 (3.52%) RESTful
16 32 (2.74%) SciPy
17 26 (2.23%) pytest
18 25 (2.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 262 (22.47%) Equities
2 243 (20.84%) Derivative
3 241 (20.67%) Hedge funds
4 180 (15.44%) Fixed Income
5 148 (12.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 72 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
7 56 (4.80%) Data Structures
8 50 (4.29%) Pricing Data
9 48 (4.12%) Algorithms
10 24 (2.06%) Mobile App
11 22 (1.89%) Social Media
12 19 (1.63%) Market Risk
13 18 (1.54%) Reference Data
14 14 (1.20%) User Experience
15 13 (1.11%) Renewable Energy
15 13 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
15 13 (1.11%) Virtual Team
16 12 (1.03%) Cyberattack
17 11 (0.94%) Robotics
18 9 (0.77%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 135 (11.58%) Linux
2 25 (2.14%) Unix
3 18 (1.54%) Mac OS
4 14 (1.20%) Ubuntu
5 9 (0.77%) Windows
6 1 (0.086%) Android
6 1 (0.086%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.086%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.086%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
2 523 (44.85%) Software Engineering
3 374 (32.08%) Asset Management
4 358 (30.70%) Full Stack Development
5 311 (26.67%) Analytics
6 273 (23.41%) Investment Management
7 206 (17.67%) Data Science
8 191 (16.38%) Microservices
9 187 (16.04%) DevOps
10 137 (11.75%) Artificial Intelligence
11 106 (9.09%) Fintech
12 104 (8.92%) Machine Learning
13 101 (8.66%) Test Automation
14 95 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
15 94 (8.06%) TDD
16 86 (7.38%) Visualisation
17 78 (6.69%) Computer Science
18 77 (6.60%) OOP
19 73 (6.26%) SDLC
20 66 (5.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,166 (100.00%) Python
2 419 (35.93%) SQL
3 327 (28.04%) Java
4 312 (26.76%) JavaScript
5 172 (14.75%) TypeScript
6 106 (9.09%) Scala
7 104 (8.92%) Kotlin
8 93 (7.98%) Clojure
9 82 (7.03%) C++
10 56 (4.80%) Go
11 51 (4.37%) C#
12 29 (2.49%) R
13 26 (2.23%) Bash Shell
13 26 (2.23%) C
14 18 (1.54%) ES6
14 18 (1.54%) VBA
15 16 (1.37%) Rust
16 13 (1.11%) Ruby
17 8 (0.69%) PyPy
18 7 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 83 (7.12%) Degree
2 26 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.72%) Master's Degree
4 12 (1.03%) PhD
5 2 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.086%) CCNA
6 1 (0.086%) CCNP
6 1 (0.086%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (7.63%) QA
2 5 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (0.43%) EMIR
2 5 (0.43%) MiFID
3 4 (0.34%) Accessibility
3 4 (0.34%) IFRS
3 4 (0.34%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.086%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 230 (19.73%) Docker
2 8 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (0.69%) etcd
3 1 (0.086%) Firmware
3 1 (0.086%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 121 (10.38%) Kubernetes
2 63 (5.40%) Terraform
3 19 (1.63%) Kibana
3 19 (1.63%) logstash
4 18 (1.54%) Ansible
5 13 (1.11%) Grafana
5 13 (1.11%) Prometheus
6 12 (1.03%) Puppet
7 9 (0.77%) Consul
8 6 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 46 (3.95%) Google
2 27 (2.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (0.69%) Oracle
4 6 (0.51%) Splunk
5 5 (0.43%) Sophos
6 4 (0.34%) Cognizant
6 4 (0.34%) Databricks
6 4 (0.34%) Greenplum
6 4 (0.34%) Sybase
7 3 (0.26%) Dell
7 3 (0.26%) SAP
8 2 (0.17%) Apple
8 2 (0.17%) Instagram
8 2 (0.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.17%) SmartStream
9 1 (0.086%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.086%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.086%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.086%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.086%) YouTube