Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 256 234
Rank change year-on-year +21 -22 +95
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,053 1,041 1,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.54% 1.39% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.47% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 958 953 1,067
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -8.00%
10th Percentile £42,745 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 65,243 70,983 75,900
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 94.76% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 53,121 55,600 65,950
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +26 230 £70,000 +7.69% 62
West London +25 11 £85,000 +41.67% 19
East London -2 8 £60,000 -14.29% 13
North London - 3 £77,500 -
South London - 3 £32,500 - 2
Python Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,053 (100.00%) Python
2 368 (34.95%) Finance
3 361 (34.28%) Django
4 319 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
5 288 (27.35%) Linux
6 277 (26.31%) Java
7 267 (25.36%) Software Engineering
8 228 (21.65%) JavaScript
9 223 (21.18%) PostgreSQL
10 211 (20.04%) Amazon AWS
11 203 (19.28%) Docker
12 201 (19.09%) SQL
13 196 (18.61%) Degree
13 196 (18.61%) TDD
13 196 (18.61%) DevOps
14 187 (17.76%) Flask
15 185 (17.57%) Computer Science
16 168 (15.95%) Mathematics
17 161 (15.29%) C#
17 161 (15.29%) Machine Learning
18 159 (15.10%) Microservices
19 158 (15.00%) C++
20 155 (14.72%) HTML
21 147 (13.96%) React
22 136 (12.92%) Front Office
23 123 (11.68%) OO
24 122 (11.59%) Git (software)
24 122 (11.59%) Greenfield Project
25 121 (11.49%) CSS
26 120 (11.40%) NumPy

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 64 (6.08%) Elasticsearch
2 49 (4.65%) Apache Spark
3 27 (2.56%) Apache
4 23 (2.18%) nginx
5 16 (1.52%) Ethereum
5 16 (1.52%) Tornado
6 12 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (0.85%) Luigi
7 9 (0.85%) uWSGI
8 8 (0.76%) Gunicorn
9 6 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
9 6 (0.57%) IIS
9 6 (0.57%) Jupyter
9 6 (0.57%) SAS
10 5 (0.47%) Drupal
10 5 (0.47%) WordPress
11 4 (0.38%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.28%) IPython
12 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.19%) CloudStack
Applications
1 18 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.52%) Ripple
2 15 (1.42%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.47%) Odoo
4 4 (0.38%) Magento
5 2 (0.19%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 211 (20.04%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.14%) SaaS
5 10 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (0.85%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.66%) Serverless
9 6 (0.57%) GitHub
10 5 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.38%) Heroku
12 2 (0.19%) Firebase
12 2 (0.19%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.095%) Boomi
13 1 (0.095%) BrowserStack
13 1 (0.095%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.42%) Internet
2 14 (1.33%) HTTP
3 4 (0.38%) iBeacon
3 4 (0.38%) SSL
3 4 (0.38%) Wireless
4 3 (0.28%) AMQP
5 2 (0.19%) Firewall
6 1 (0.095%) Broadband
6 1 (0.095%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.095%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.095%) MQTT
6 1 (0.095%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (21.18%) PostgreSQL
2 88 (8.36%) Big Data
3 84 (7.98%) Relational Database
4 76 (7.22%) MySQL
5 73 (6.93%) Blockchain
6 72 (6.84%) MongoDB
7 46 (4.37%) NoSQL
8 37 (3.51%) SQL Server
9 35 (3.32%) Hadoop
9 35 (3.32%) Redis
10 30 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (1.90%) KDB
12 18 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 16 (1.52%) Parquet
14 15 (1.42%) Kdb+
15 11 (1.04%) DB2
16 8 (0.76%) Geospatial Data
16 8 (0.76%) GIS
17 7 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (0.66%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 122 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 81 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 45 (4.27%) Vagrant
4 26 (2.47%) Selenium
5 17 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (1.42%) JUnit
7 11 (1.04%) Bitbucket
8 10 (0.95%) GitLab
9 9 (0.85%) SonarQube
9 9 (0.85%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.76%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.76%) SpecFlow
10 8 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (0.66%) JIRA
11 7 (0.66%) Mockito
11 7 (0.66%) Robot Framework
11 7 (0.66%) Subversion
12 6 (0.57%) git-flow
13 4 (0.38%) webpack
14 3 (0.28%) Travis CI
General
1 368 (34.95%) Finance
2 136 (12.92%) Front Office
3 101 (9.59%) Banking
4 46 (4.37%) Investment Banking
5 38 (3.61%) Marketing
6 34 (3.23%) Retail
7 27 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 22 (2.09%) Advertising
8 22 (2.09%) Law
9 21 (1.99%) Games
10 18 (1.71%) Legal
11 12 (1.14%) Electronics
12 8 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.28%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.28%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.28%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.19%) Billing
16 1 (0.095%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.095%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (34.28%) Django
2 187 (17.76%) Flask
3 155 (14.72%) HTML
4 147 (13.96%) React
5 121 (11.49%) CSS
6 120 (11.40%) NumPy
7 118 (11.21%) Pandas
8 111 (10.54%) Web Services
9 87 (8.26%) AngularJS
10 86 (8.17%) REST
11 78 (7.41%) SciPy
12 73 (6.93%) RESTful
13 69 (6.55%) J2EE
14 60 (5.70%) RabbitMQ
15 52 (4.94%) Celery
16 46 (4.37%) .NET
16 46 (4.37%) J2SE
17 44 (4.18%) HTML5
18 34 (3.23%) Node.js
19 30 (2.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 185 (17.57%) Computer Science
2 122 (11.59%) Greenfield Project
3 118 (11.21%) Hedge funds
4 115 (10.92%) Fintech
5 110 (10.45%) Algorithms
6 87 (8.26%) Equities
7 77 (7.31%) Derivative
8 69 (6.55%) Data Structures
9 62 (5.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 46 (4.37%) Fixed Income
11 42 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (3.51%) User Experience
13 22 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
14 20 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (1.71%) Bitcoin
16 17 (1.61%) OTC Derivatives
17 16 (1.52%) Litecoin
18 15 (1.42%) Client/Server
19 14 (1.33%) Robotics
20 10 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 288 (27.35%) Linux
2 50 (4.75%) Unix
3 18 (1.71%) Ubuntu
4 14 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.23%) Android
6 12 (1.14%) Windows
7 10 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.85%) Debian
9 8 (0.76%) CentOS
10 7 (0.66%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.38%) Fedora
11 4 (0.38%) SUSE
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.095%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.095%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (25.36%) Software Engineering
3 196 (18.61%) DevOps
3 196 (18.61%) TDD
4 168 (15.95%) Mathematics
5 161 (15.29%) Machine Learning
6 159 (15.10%) Microservices
7 123 (11.68%) OO
8 117 (11.11%) Analytics
9 95 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
10 94 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
10 94 (8.93%) Web Development
11 93 (8.83%) Artificial Intelligence
12 89 (8.45%) Scrum
13 82 (7.79%) Test Automation
14 79 (7.50%) Data Science
15 77 (7.31%) Physics
16 73 (6.93%) Asset Management
17 60 (5.70%) BDD
18 56 (5.32%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1,053 (100.00%) Python
2 277 (26.31%) Java
3 228 (21.65%) JavaScript
4 201 (19.09%) SQL
5 161 (15.29%) C#
6 158 (15.00%) C++
7 68 (6.46%) Go
8 52 (4.94%) C
9 50 (4.75%) R
10 43 (4.08%) Scala
11 37 (3.51%) PHP
12 22 (2.09%) Ruby
13 21 (1.99%) Kotlin
14 20 (1.90%) VBA
15 14 (1.33%) Perl
16 13 (1.23%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.23%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.95%) ES6
17 10 (0.95%) Rust
18 8 (0.76%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 196 (18.61%) Degree
2 70 (6.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (3.51%) Master's Degree
4 34 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
5 23 (2.18%) PhD
6 3 (0.28%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.28%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.19%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.095%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.27%) QA
2 3 (0.28%) MiFID
3 1 (0.095%) Data Quality
System Software
1 203 (19.28%) Docker
2 4 (0.38%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.095%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.095%) Varnish
3 1 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 69 (6.55%) Kubernetes
2 53 (5.03%) Terraform
3 26 (2.47%) Ansible
4 16 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.04%) Puppet
6 10 (0.95%) Kibana
6 10 (0.95%) logstash
7 8 (0.76%) Packer
8 7 (0.66%) Salt
9 6 (0.57%) CFEngine
10 5 (0.47%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.47%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.095%) Nessus
Vendors
1 44 (4.18%) Google
2 34 (3.23%) Oracle
3 15 (1.42%) Red Hat
4 9 (0.85%) SaltStack
5 8 (0.76%) Microsoft
6 7 (0.66%) Solace
6 7 (0.66%) Sybase
7 6 (0.57%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.57%) New Relic
8 3 (0.28%) Facebook
8 3 (0.28%) Rackspace
8 3 (0.28%) SAP
9 2 (0.19%) Apple
9 2 (0.19%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.19%) IBM
9 2 (0.19%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.19%) Tableau
9 2 (0.19%) VMware
9 2 (0.19%) Zend