Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 246 242
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,064 1,111 1,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.59% 1.47% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.55% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 960 994 1,003
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -11.54%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 63,712 71,543 73,113
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.64% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52,254 56,238 63,154
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,249 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +16 257 £70,000 +7.69% 88
West London +18 10 £85,000 +21.43% 40
East London -2 8 £60,000 -17.81% 26
North London - 4 £77,500 - 5
South London - 4 £56,250 - 2
Python Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 1,064 (100.00%) Python
2 377 (35.43%) Django
3 356 (33.46%) Finance
4 288 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
5 268 (25.19%) Java
6 260 (24.44%) Linux
7 247 (23.21%) Software Engineering
8 221 (20.77%) JavaScript
9 212 (19.92%) SQL
10 202 (18.98%) PostgreSQL
11 201 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
12 192 (18.05%) Flask
13 186 (17.48%) Docker
14 178 (16.73%) C++
15 175 (16.45%) Machine Learning
16 172 (16.17%) Degree
17 170 (15.98%) Computer Science
18 168 (15.79%) C#
19 163 (15.32%) TDD
20 153 (14.38%) DevOps
21 148 (13.91%) Mathematics
22 143 (13.44%) Algorithms
22 143 (13.44%) React
23 141 (13.25%) Microservices
24 138 (12.97%) Front Office
25 132 (12.41%) HTML
26 130 (12.22%) OO
27 122 (11.47%) Hedge funds
28 116 (10.90%) Banking
29 113 (10.62%) Artificial Intelligence

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 78 (7.33%) Elasticsearch
2 60 (5.64%) Apache Spark
3 20 (1.88%) Apache
4 19 (1.79%) nginx
5 17 (1.60%) Ethereum
6 10 (0.94%) Tornado
7 9 (0.85%) Apache Solr
7 9 (0.85%) Luigi
8 7 (0.66%) Gunicorn
8 7 (0.66%) IIS
8 7 (0.66%) uWSGI
9 6 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (0.47%) Jupyter
11 4 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.28%) Drupal
12 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.28%) SAS
12 3 (0.28%) WordPress
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.50%) Ripple
2 8 (0.75%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.75%) Odoo
3 4 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 201 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (3.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 38 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.32%) SaaS
5 13 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.85%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.75%) Serverless
8 7 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.66%) GitHub
9 6 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.38%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.19%) AdWords
12 2 (0.19%) Apigee
12 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.094%) Boomi
13 1 (0.094%) BrowserStack
13 1 (0.094%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.50%) HTTP
2 11 (1.03%) Internet
3 5 (0.47%) SSL
4 4 (0.38%) AMQP
4 4 (0.38%) iBeacon
4 4 (0.38%) Wireless
5 3 (0.28%) Firewall
6 1 (0.094%) Broadband
6 1 (0.094%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.094%) LAN
6 1 (0.094%) MQTT
6 1 (0.094%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (18.98%) PostgreSQL
2 91 (8.55%) MySQL
3 87 (8.18%) Big Data
3 87 (8.18%) Relational Database
4 73 (6.86%) MongoDB
5 67 (6.30%) NoSQL
6 50 (4.70%) Blockchain
7 43 (4.04%) SQL Server
8 40 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (3.57%) Hadoop
10 33 (3.10%) Redis
11 25 (2.35%) KDB
12 19 (1.79%) Kdb+
13 15 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.94%) Parquet
16 8 (0.75%) DB2
17 7 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
18 6 (0.56%) Bigtable
18 6 (0.56%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 102 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 78 (7.33%) Jenkins
3 27 (2.54%) Vagrant
4 26 (2.44%) Selenium
5 19 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (1.03%) Bitbucket
6 11 (1.03%) GitLab
6 11 (1.03%) TeamCity
7 10 (0.94%) JIRA
8 9 (0.85%) Robot Framework
9 8 (0.75%) SonarQube
9 8 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (0.56%) Maven
10 6 (0.56%) Subversion
10 6 (0.56%) webpack
11 5 (0.47%) git-flow
11 5 (0.47%) JUnit
11 5 (0.47%) Mockito
11 5 (0.47%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.28%) Travis CI
General
1 356 (33.46%) Finance
2 138 (12.97%) Front Office
3 116 (10.90%) Banking
4 41 (3.85%) Marketing
5 40 (3.76%) Investment Banking
6 37 (3.48%) Retail
7 30 (2.82%) Advertising
7 30 (2.82%) Law
8 21 (1.97%) Games
9 10 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.94%) Legal
10 8 (0.75%) Electronics
10 8 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.38%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.28%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.28%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.19%) Back Office
13 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.094%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.094%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (35.43%) Django
2 192 (18.05%) Flask
3 143 (13.44%) React
4 132 (12.41%) HTML
5 108 (10.15%) CSS
6 94 (8.83%) Pandas
6 94 (8.83%) Web Services
7 93 (8.74%) NumPy
8 91 (8.55%) AngularJS
9 84 (7.89%) REST
10 70 (6.58%) RESTful
11 58 (5.45%) SciPy
12 57 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
13 53 (4.98%) J2EE
14 48 (4.51%) Celery
15 46 (4.32%) .NET
16 43 (4.04%) HTML5
17 36 (3.38%) Node.js
18 35 (3.29%) Kafka
19 30 (2.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 170 (15.98%) Computer Science
2 143 (13.44%) Algorithms
3 122 (11.47%) Hedge funds
4 110 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
5 106 (9.96%) Fintech
6 99 (9.30%) Equities
7 91 (8.55%) Data Structures
8 90 (8.46%) Derivative
9 83 (7.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 70 (6.58%) Fixed Income
11 54 (5.08%) User Experience
12 45 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
14 16 (1.50%) Bitcoin
14 16 (1.50%) Litecoin
15 15 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
16 14 (1.32%) OTC Derivatives
16 14 (1.32%) Social Media
17 13 (1.22%) Robotics
18 11 (1.03%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 260 (24.44%) Linux
2 37 (3.48%) Unix
3 19 (1.79%) Ubuntu
4 15 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.32%) Android
6 13 (1.22%) Windows
7 9 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.75%) Debian
9 5 (0.47%) CentOS
10 4 (0.38%) Fedora
10 4 (0.38%) SUSE
11 1 (0.094%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.094%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (23.21%) Software Engineering
3 175 (16.45%) Machine Learning
4 163 (15.32%) TDD
5 153 (14.38%) DevOps
6 148 (13.91%) Mathematics
7 141 (13.25%) Microservices
8 130 (12.22%) OO
9 113 (10.62%) Artificial Intelligence
10 102 (9.59%) Analytics
11 94 (8.83%) Data Science
12 92 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
13 85 (7.99%) Web Development
14 76 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
15 75 (7.05%) Scrum
16 72 (6.77%) Physics
17 71 (6.67%) BDD
18 63 (5.92%) Asset Management
19 60 (5.64%) Test Automation
20 57 (5.36%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 1,064 (100.00%) Python
2 268 (25.19%) Java
3 221 (20.77%) JavaScript
4 212 (19.92%) SQL
5 178 (16.73%) C++
6 168 (15.79%) C#
7 77 (7.24%) Go
8 55 (5.17%) C
9 47 (4.42%) R
10 40 (3.76%) PHP
11 36 (3.38%) Scala
12 22 (2.07%) Ruby
13 19 (1.79%) VBA
14 15 (1.41%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.13%) Haskell
15 12 (1.13%) Kotlin
15 12 (1.13%) Perl
15 12 (1.13%) Rust
16 11 (1.03%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 172 (16.17%) Degree
2 72 (6.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (3.38%) Master's Degree
4 21 (1.97%) Numerate Degree
5 20 (1.88%) PhD
6 9 (0.85%) MPhil
7 3 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.28%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.19%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.094%) CFA
9 1 (0.094%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.14%) QA
2 1 (0.094%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.094%) MiFID
System Software
1 186 (17.48%) Docker
2 4 (0.38%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.094%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.094%) LXC
3 1 (0.094%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 76 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 40 (3.76%) Terraform
3 23 (2.16%) Ansible
4 11 (1.03%) Kibana
4 11 (1.03%) logstash
4 11 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.85%) Packer
6 7 (0.66%) Puppet
7 6 (0.56%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.38%) HP Fortify
8 4 (0.38%) Salt
9 3 (0.28%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 57 (5.36%) Google
2 32 (3.01%) Oracle
3 13 (1.22%) Red Hat
3 13 (1.22%) Reuters
4 10 (0.94%) Bloomberg
4 10 (0.94%) Microsoft
5 9 (0.85%) Facebook
5 9 (0.85%) SaltStack
6 7 (0.66%) New Relic
6 7 (0.66%) Solace
7 4 (0.38%) Sybase
7 4 (0.38%) Twitter
8 3 (0.28%) IBM
8 3 (0.28%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.19%) Apple
9 2 (0.19%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.19%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.19%) Sencha
9 2 (0.19%) Tableau
9 2 (0.19%) Zend