Period
to 29 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 29 July 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 195 137 206
Rank change year-on-year -58 +69 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 875 717 1,005
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.94% 2.50% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 2.66% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 725 637 886
10th Percentile £48,300 £48,750 £38,750
25th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
75th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £131,250 £126,750 £106,250
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%

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 40,359 26,915 54,468
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.63% 93.92% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28,069 22,250 45,257
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,797 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £102,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 July 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 July 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 -27 109 £80,000 +6.67% 77
West London -15 19 £60,000 -25.00% 13
South London +2 2 £73,750 +5.36%
Python Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 875 (100.00%) Python
2 438 (50.06%) Agile Software Development
3 400 (45.71%) AWS
4 392 (44.80%) Finance
5 340 (38.86%) Software Engineering
6 291 (33.26%) Java
7 290 (33.14%) SQL
8 268 (30.63%) Django
9 254 (29.03%) Web Services
10 249 (28.46%) JavaScript
11 236 (26.97%) React
12 213 (24.34%) Docker
13 212 (24.23%) Derivative
14 204 (23.31%) Full Stack Development
15 198 (22.63%) Front Office
15 198 (22.63%) Hedge funds
16 191 (21.83%) Asset Management
17 169 (19.31%) Fixed Income
18 168 (19.20%) Equities
18 168 (19.20%) Flask
19 160 (18.29%) Analytics
20 150 (17.14%) Serverless
21 148 (16.91%) AWS Lambda
22 140 (16.00%) AngularJS
23 137 (15.66%) Amazon EC2
24 135 (15.43%) Microservices
25 132 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
26 130 (14.86%) Investment Management
27 129 (14.74%) Vue.js
28 118 (13.49%) Azure

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 84 (9.60%) Apache
2 40 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (3.31%) Apache Airflow
4 22 (2.51%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.14%) Confluence
6 8 (0.91%) CMS
7 4 (0.46%) Drupal
8 3 (0.34%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.11%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.11%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.11%) Luigi
9 1 (0.11%) nginx
9 1 (0.11%) Tornado
9 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.11%) GIMP
3 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.23%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (0.23%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.23%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 400 (45.71%) AWS
2 150 (17.14%) Serverless
3 148 (16.91%) AWS Lambda
4 137 (15.66%) Amazon EC2
5 118 (13.49%) Azure
6 106 (12.11%) GCP
7 101 (11.54%) Amazon S3
8 64 (7.31%) Amazon ECS
9 28 (3.20%) SaaS
10 14 (1.60%) GitHub
11 13 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (1.26%) Amazon Alexa
12 11 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (1.03%) Amazon Kinesis
14 8 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (0.57%) Google App Engine
16 5 (0.57%) PaaS
17 4 (0.46%) Snowflake
18 3 (0.34%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.03%) HTTP
2 8 (0.91%) 5G
2 8 (0.91%) Broadband
3 3 (0.34%) Firewall
3 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
2 87 (9.94%) Relational Database
3 86 (9.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 77 (8.80%) Apache Ignite
5 66 (7.54%) Amazon Aurora
6 61 (6.97%) MySQL
7 46 (5.26%) SQL Server
8 39 (4.46%) Amazon Athena
9 35 (4.00%) RDBMS
10 29 (3.31%) NoSQL
11 19 (2.17%) MongoDB
12 16 (1.83%) Redis
13 15 (1.71%) Big Data
13 15 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
14 11 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.26%) BigQuery
14 11 (1.26%) Redshift Spectrum
15 8 (0.91%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.80%) KDB
Development Applications
1 85 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 30 (3.43%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.83%) JIRA
4 12 (1.37%) GitLab
5 8 (0.91%) Bitbucket
6 7 (0.80%) Pylint
6 7 (0.80%) Sourcetree
7 6 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.57%) Gatling
8 5 (0.57%) JMeter
9 4 (0.46%) NUnit
10 3 (0.34%) Selenium
11 2 (0.23%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.23%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.23%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.23%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.11%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.11%) TestCafe
12 1 (0.11%) Valgrind
General
1 392 (44.80%) Finance
2 198 (22.63%) Front Office
3 109 (12.46%) Banking
4 95 (10.86%) Social Skills
5 40 (4.57%) Organisational Skills
6 35 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 35 (4.00%) Retail
7 26 (2.97%) Marketing
8 25 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (2.86%) Investment Banking
9 18 (2.06%) Advertising
9 18 (2.06%) Automotive
9 18 (2.06%) Electronics
10 14 (1.60%) Games
10 14 (1.60%) Telecoms
11 13 (1.49%) Public Sector
12 9 (1.03%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.57%) Billing
13 5 (0.57%) Legal
14 4 (0.46%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (30.63%) Django
2 254 (29.03%) Web Services
3 236 (26.97%) React
4 168 (19.20%) Flask
5 140 (16.00%) AngularJS
6 129 (14.74%) Vue.js
7 82 (9.37%) REST
8 78 (8.91%) SQLAlchemy
9 57 (6.51%) GraphQL
9 57 (6.51%) gRPC
10 50 (5.71%) Pandas
11 44 (5.03%) RESTful
12 43 (4.91%) NumPy
13 37 (4.23%) Kafka
14 35 (4.00%) Celery
15 34 (3.89%) pytest
15 34 (3.89%) RabbitMQ
16 32 (3.66%) HTML
17 31 (3.54%) Shiny
18 28 (3.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 212 (24.23%) Derivative
2 198 (22.63%) Hedge funds
3 169 (19.31%) Fixed Income
4 168 (19.20%) Equities
5 108 (12.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 52 (5.94%) Pricing Data
7 44 (5.03%) Data Structures
8 43 (4.91%) Algorithms
9 34 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
9 34 (3.89%) Mobile App
10 32 (3.66%) Legacy Systems
11 23 (2.63%) Market Risk
11 23 (2.63%) Robotics
12 21 (2.40%) User Experience
13 17 (1.94%) Industry 4.0
13 17 (1.94%) Social Media
14 11 (1.26%) Blog
14 11 (1.26%) Reference Data
14 11 (1.26%) Renewable Energy
15 10 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 79 (9.03%) Linux
2 19 (2.17%) Unix
3 12 (1.37%) Ubuntu
4 9 (1.03%) Windows
5 7 (0.80%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.34%) Debian
7 2 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (50.06%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (38.86%) Software Engineering
3 204 (23.31%) Full Stack Development
4 191 (21.83%) Asset Management
5 160 (18.29%) Analytics
6 135 (15.43%) Microservices
7 130 (14.86%) Investment Management
8 115 (13.14%) DevOps
9 98 (11.20%) Data Science
10 79 (9.03%) Artificial Intelligence
10 79 (9.03%) Fintech
11 76 (8.69%) SDLC
12 71 (8.11%) Machine Learning
12 71 (8.11%) TDD
13 64 (7.31%) Data Management
14 61 (6.97%) Problem-Solving
15 60 (6.86%) OOP
16 57 (6.51%) Computer Science
17 53 (6.06%) Test Automation
18 52 (5.94%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 875 (100.00%) Python
2 291 (33.26%) Java
3 290 (33.14%) SQL
4 249 (28.46%) JavaScript
5 89 (10.17%) TypeScript
6 84 (9.60%) Scala
7 81 (9.26%) Kotlin
8 77 (8.80%) Clojure
9 59 (6.74%) R
10 50 (5.71%) Go
11 41 (4.69%) C++
12 28 (3.20%) C#
13 22 (2.51%) C
14 21 (2.40%) Ruby
15 20 (2.29%) ES6
16 14 (1.60%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.26%) PHP
18 9 (1.03%) Perl
18 9 (1.03%) Rust
19 6 (0.69%) PyPy
Qualifications
1 60 (6.86%) Degree
2 23 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.26%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.46%) PhD
5 2 (0.23%) CFA
5 2 (0.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.60%) QA
2 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.11%) Accessibility
System Software
1 213 (24.34%) Docker
2 10 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 10 (1.14%) etcd
3 9 (1.03%) Firmware
4 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 113 (12.91%) Kubernetes
2 52 (5.94%) Terraform
3 20 (2.29%) Ansible
4 13 (1.49%) Puppet
5 11 (1.26%) Consul
6 10 (1.14%) Kibana
6 10 (1.14%) logstash
7 9 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.57%) Grafana
8 5 (0.57%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.11%) Icinga
10 1 (0.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 40 (4.57%) Google
2 38 (4.34%) Oracle
3 36 (4.11%) Sybase
4 23 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.37%) Splunk
6 11 (1.26%) SAP
7 6 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.57%) Facebook
9 4 (0.46%) Greenplum
9 4 (0.46%) Instagram
10 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.23%) Apple
11 2 (0.23%) Birst
12 1 (0.11%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.11%) Kofax
12 1 (0.11%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.11%) SmartStream
12 1 (0.11%) Talend
12 1 (0.11%) Trayport
12 1 (0.11%) Twitter