Period
to 6 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 173 211 254
Rank change year-on-year +38 +43 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 948 1,030 944
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.97% 1.68% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.76% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 878 987 849
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £38,000
90th Percentile £118,750 £108,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 45,467 58,603 66,948
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.57% 95.42% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 36,924 47,942 55,599
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 -16 224 £75,000 +7.14% 51
West London +16 10 £70,000 +75.00% 17
South London +11 7 £65,000 +4.00% 1
East London - 6 £68,750 - 5
Python Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 948 (100.00%) Python
2 411 (43.35%) Finance
3 330 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
4 305 (32.17%) Java
5 295 (31.12%) Django
6 258 (27.22%) Software Engineering
7 241 (25.42%) AWS
8 219 (23.10%) JavaScript
9 198 (20.89%) SQL
10 189 (19.94%) Front Office
11 181 (19.09%) Derivative
12 174 (18.35%) Fintech
13 171 (18.04%) Web Services
14 160 (16.88%) Computer Science
14 160 (16.88%) Docker
15 154 (16.24%) Mathematics
15 154 (16.24%) Flask
16 153 (16.14%) Hedge funds
17 144 (15.19%) C++
18 143 (15.08%) Degree
19 142 (14.98%) C#
20 139 (14.66%) Asset Management
21 137 (14.45%) Fixed Income
21 137 (14.45%) DevOps
22 135 (14.24%) R
23 131 (13.82%) PostgreSQL
24 128 (13.50%) Microservices
25 126 (13.29%) Relational Database
26 122 (12.87%) Linux
27 121 (12.76%) OO

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 47 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (2.74%) Apache Spark
3 19 (2.00%) nginx
4 12 (1.27%) Jupyter
5 11 (1.16%) Confluence
6 10 (1.05%) Apache Airflow
7 9 (0.95%) Apache
8 6 (0.63%) Tornado
9 5 (0.53%) SAS
10 4 (0.42%) Gunicorn
11 3 (0.32%) CMS
11 3 (0.32%) Luigi
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.11%) Drupal
12 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Odoo
2 2 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.11%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 241 (25.42%) AWS
2 87 (9.18%) Azure
3 82 (8.65%) GCP
4 46 (4.85%) Serverless
5 40 (4.22%) AWS Lambda
6 38 (4.01%) Amazon S3
7 35 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (2.85%) Amazon ECS
9 26 (2.74%) GitHub
10 25 (2.64%) Amazon SQS
11 24 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (2.22%) OpenShift
13 15 (1.58%) SaaS
14 10 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 10 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.42%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.42%) Slack
16 3 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
16 3 (0.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.84%) HTTP
2 5 (0.53%) Internet
3 3 (0.32%) DNS
3 3 (0.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.11%) DHCP
4 1 (0.11%) Firewall
4 1 (0.11%) IPv4
4 1 (0.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (13.82%) PostgreSQL
2 126 (13.29%) Relational Database
3 60 (6.33%) Big Data
4 49 (5.17%) MySQL
5 45 (4.75%) NoSQL
6 35 (3.69%) MongoDB
7 33 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
8 30 (3.16%) Amazon Athena
8 30 (3.16%) SQL Server
9 27 (2.85%) Amazon Redshift
10 20 (2.11%) Data Mining
11 19 (2.00%) Redis
12 14 (1.48%) KDB
13 13 (1.37%) Blockchain
14 11 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (1.16%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.05%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
18 6 (0.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 100 (10.55%) Git (software)
2 60 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 51 (5.38%) RStudio
4 28 (2.95%) JIRA
5 21 (2.22%) Artifactory
6 18 (1.90%) GitLab
7 12 (1.27%) Bitbucket
7 12 (1.27%) CircleCI
8 11 (1.16%) Subversion
9 10 (1.05%) webpack
10 8 (0.84%) Selenium
11 7 (0.74%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.63%) Maven
12 6 (0.63%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.53%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.42%) Travis CI
15 3 (0.32%) GoCD
15 3 (0.32%) Pylint
15 3 (0.32%) Sourcetree
General
1 411 (43.35%) Finance
2 189 (19.94%) Front Office
3 93 (9.81%) Banking
4 61 (6.43%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.95%) Marketing
6 22 (2.32%) Retail
7 18 (1.90%) Back Office
8 9 (0.95%) Games
9 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.53%) Advertising
10 5 (0.53%) Law
10 5 (0.53%) Public Sector
10 5 (0.53%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.32%) Billing
11 3 (0.32%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.21%) Publishing
13 1 (0.11%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (31.12%) Django
2 171 (18.04%) Web Services
3 154 (16.24%) Flask
4 109 (11.50%) React
5 93 (9.81%) AngularJS
6 92 (9.70%) REST
7 85 (8.97%) Pandas
8 62 (6.54%) NumPy
9 56 (5.91%) HTML
10 52 (5.49%) Vue.js
11 48 (5.06%) .NET
11 48 (5.06%) SciPy
12 45 (4.75%) RESTful
13 43 (4.54%) CSS
14 42 (4.43%) J2EE
14 42 (4.43%) Node.js
15 28 (2.95%) React Native
16 21 (2.22%) JSON
16 21 (2.22%) Pyramid
17 19 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 181 (19.09%) Derivative
2 153 (16.14%) Hedge funds
3 137 (14.45%) Fixed Income
4 101 (10.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 100 (10.55%) Algorithms
6 96 (10.13%) Data Structures
7 90 (9.49%) Greenfield Project
8 75 (7.91%) Equities
9 69 (7.28%) User Experience
10 47 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.90%) Blog
13 11 (1.16%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.05%) Credit Risk
15 8 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
16 6 (0.63%) Market Risk
17 5 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
18 4 (0.42%) Public Cloud
18 4 (0.42%) Virtual Team
19 3 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 122 (12.87%) Linux
2 29 (3.06%) Unix
3 10 (1.05%) Windows
4 5 (0.53%) Android
4 5 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.32%) Debian
6 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.11%) CentOS
7 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (27.22%) Software Engineering
3 174 (18.35%) Fintech
4 160 (16.88%) Computer Science
5 154 (16.24%) Mathematics
6 139 (14.66%) Asset Management
7 137 (14.45%) DevOps
8 128 (13.50%) Microservices
9 121 (12.76%) OO
10 118 (12.45%) TDD
11 115 (12.13%) Analytics
12 83 (8.76%) Physics
13 82 (8.65%) Decision-Making
14 78 (8.23%) Artificial Intelligence
15 75 (7.91%) Machine Learning
16 71 (7.49%) Investment Management
17 64 (6.75%) Test Automation
18 59 (6.22%) Mentoring
19 58 (6.12%) Front End Development
20 57 (6.01%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 948 (100.00%) Python
2 305 (32.17%) Java
3 219 (23.10%) JavaScript
4 198 (20.89%) SQL
5 144 (15.19%) C++
6 142 (14.98%) C#
7 135 (14.24%) R
8 35 (3.69%) PHP
9 27 (2.85%) Go
10 26 (2.74%) Scala
11 25 (2.64%) VBA
12 20 (2.11%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.90%) Ruby
13 18 (1.90%) TypeScript
14 16 (1.69%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.16%) Kotlin
16 10 (1.05%) MATLAB
17 9 (0.95%) C
18 8 (0.84%) Rust
19 7 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 143 (15.08%) Degree
2 47 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.74%) PhD
4 2 (0.21%) CFA
4 2 (0.21%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.16%) QA
2 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.32%) GDPR
2 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.21%) MiFID
4 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.11%) EMIR
4 1 (0.11%) UCITS
System Software
1 160 (16.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.11%) NFS
2 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 78 (8.23%) Kubernetes
2 33 (3.48%) Terraform
3 17 (1.79%) Ansible
4 9 (0.95%) Puppet
5 5 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.42%) Packer
7 3 (0.32%) Kubeflow
8 2 (0.21%) Rancher
9 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 59 (6.22%) Google
2 45 (4.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (1.48%) Oracle
4 7 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (0.53%) Bloomberg
5 5 (0.53%) Tableau
6 4 (0.42%) Algorithmics
6 4 (0.42%) IBM
7 3 (0.32%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.32%) Databricks
7 3 (0.32%) OpenLink
7 3 (0.32%) Splunk
8 2 (0.21%) Perforce
9 1 (0.11%) Comptel
9 1 (0.11%) FactSet
9 1 (0.11%) Nokia
9 1 (0.11%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.11%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.11%) Sybase
9 1 (0.11%) Zend