Period
to 19 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 165 243
Rank change year-on-year +75 +78 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 703 1,150 1,069
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.59% 2.12% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 2.23% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 711 1,079 1,014
Median annual salary £80,000 £73,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.84% +5.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £38,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £135,000 £112,500 £108,875
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% +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 18,303 51,588 64,791
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.50% 94.99% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15,310 41,992 52,944
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,500 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -1 111 £72,500 - 53
East London +47 19 £50,000 -33.33% 4
West London +74 7 £70,000 -17.65% 9
South London +61 3 - - 4
Python Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 703 (100.00%) Python
2 343 (48.79%) AWS
3 332 (47.23%) Finance
4 310 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
5 296 (42.11%) Java
6 247 (35.14%) JavaScript
7 242 (34.42%) Software Engineering
8 228 (32.43%) Web Services
9 220 (31.29%) Front Office
10 217 (30.87%) Derivative
11 216 (30.73%) SQL
12 210 (29.87%) Hedge funds
13 206 (29.30%) Fixed Income
14 197 (28.02%) Asset Management
15 196 (27.88%) React
16 179 (25.46%) AngularJS
17 175 (24.89%) Vue.js
18 150 (21.34%) Fintech
19 148 (21.05%) Django
20 141 (20.06%) Investment Management
21 124 (17.64%) Equities
22 120 (17.07%) Serverless
23 111 (15.79%) Docker
24 108 (15.36%) Azure
25 105 (14.94%) AWS Lambda
26 104 (14.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 96 (13.66%) Flask
28 95 (13.51%) Amazon S3
29 91 (12.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
30 90 (12.80%) PostgreSQL

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 19 (2.70%) Confluence
2 16 (2.28%) Apache
3 15 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.85%) Apache Airflow
4 13 (1.85%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.57%) Tornado
6 3 (0.43%) nginx
7 2 (0.28%) Drupal
7 2 (0.28%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.28%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.28%) Luigi
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.14%) Inkscape
2 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 343 (48.79%) AWS
2 120 (17.07%) Serverless
3 108 (15.36%) Azure
4 105 (14.94%) AWS Lambda
5 95 (13.51%) Amazon S3
6 82 (11.66%) Amazon EC2
7 64 (9.10%) GCP
8 35 (4.98%) GitHub
9 23 (3.27%) SaaS
10 18 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (0.57%) Amazon ECS
14 4 (0.57%) PaaS
15 3 (0.43%) Google Sheets
16 2 (0.28%) AWS Fargate
16 2 (0.28%) AWS Step Functions
16 2 (0.28%) Power Platform
16 2 (0.28%) Siri
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.85%) Firewall
2 6 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (0.57%) HTTP
4 1 (0.14%) 802.11
4 1 (0.14%) Broadband
4 1 (0.14%) DOCSIS
4 1 (0.14%) DSL
4 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.14%) Internet
4 1 (0.14%) IPv4
4 1 (0.14%) IPv6
4 1 (0.14%) SSH
4 1 (0.14%) Telnet
4 1 (0.14%) Wireless
4 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.14%) WLAN
4 1 (0.14%) WPA
4 1 (0.14%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (12.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 90 (12.80%) PostgreSQL
3 46 (6.54%) MongoDB
4 44 (6.26%) NoSQL
5 27 (3.84%) SQL Server
6 24 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.56%) MySQL
8 14 (1.99%) Big Data
9 9 (1.28%) Apache Ignite
10 7 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.00%) KDB
10 7 (1.00%) Redis
10 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.71%) Aerospike
12 5 (0.71%) Amazon Athena
12 5 (0.71%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.57%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 65 (9.25%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.55%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.27%) JIRA
4 11 (1.56%) Bitbucket
4 11 (1.56%) Selenium
5 9 (1.28%) GitLab
6 5 (0.71%) Pylint
6 5 (0.71%) Sourcetree
6 5 (0.71%) webpack
7 4 (0.57%) PyCharm
8 3 (0.43%) CircleCI
8 3 (0.43%) Cypress.io
8 3 (0.43%) ESLint
8 3 (0.43%) Subversion
8 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.14%) Hudson
9 1 (0.14%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 332 (47.23%) Finance
2 220 (31.29%) Front Office
3 89 (12.66%) Banking
4 72 (10.24%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.84%) Marketing
6 16 (2.28%) Advertising
7 15 (2.13%) Games
8 12 (1.71%) Law
9 8 (1.14%) Back Office
10 6 (0.85%) Retail
11 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.43%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (32.43%) Web Services
2 196 (27.88%) React
3 179 (25.46%) AngularJS
4 175 (24.89%) Vue.js
5 148 (21.05%) Django
6 96 (13.66%) Flask
7 89 (12.66%) NumPy
8 73 (10.38%) Pandas
9 58 (8.25%) REST
10 47 (6.69%) HTML
11 46 (6.54%) CSS
11 46 (6.54%) RESTful
12 32 (4.55%) Node.js
13 27 (3.84%) .NET
14 25 (3.56%) SciPy
15 23 (3.27%) GraphQL
16 21 (2.99%) Shiny
17 18 (2.56%) Redux
18 17 (2.42%) .NET Framework
19 16 (2.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 217 (30.87%) Derivative
2 210 (29.87%) Hedge funds
3 206 (29.30%) Fixed Income
4 124 (17.64%) Equities
5 104 (14.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 50 (7.11%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (3.41%) Algorithms
9 23 (3.27%) Data Structures
10 19 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
11 17 (2.42%) User Experience
12 13 (1.85%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.42%) Market Risk
14 6 (0.85%) Cloud Native
14 6 (0.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 6 (0.85%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.57%) Exotic Derivative
15 4 (0.57%) Life Science
16 3 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 69 (9.82%) Linux
2 13 (1.85%) Unix
3 3 (0.43%) Android
4 2 (0.28%) CentOS
4 2 (0.28%) Fedora
5 1 (0.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (34.42%) Software Engineering
3 197 (28.02%) Asset Management
4 150 (21.34%) Fintech
5 141 (20.06%) Investment Management
6 84 (11.95%) DevOps
7 78 (11.10%) Machine Learning
8 63 (8.96%) Analytics
8 63 (8.96%) Computer Science
9 61 (8.68%) TDD
10 54 (7.68%) Mathematics
11 46 (6.54%) Microservices
12 45 (6.40%) Artificial Intelligence
13 41 (5.83%) BDD
14 39 (5.55%) Mentoring
15 36 (5.12%) OO
16 31 (4.41%) Data Science
17 30 (4.27%) SDLC
18 29 (4.13%) Project Management
19 28 (3.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 703 (100.00%) Python
2 296 (42.11%) Java
3 247 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 216 (30.73%) SQL
5 81 (11.52%) Kotlin
6 73 (10.38%) C#
7 60 (8.53%) R
8 54 (7.68%) C++
9 51 (7.25%) TypeScript
10 25 (3.56%) C
11 22 (3.13%) Go
12 17 (2.42%) PHP
13 16 (2.28%) Ruby
14 13 (1.85%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.56%) Scala
16 9 (1.28%) Clojure
17 8 (1.14%) Bash Shell
18 7 (1.00%) Shell Script
19 6 (0.85%) VBA
20 4 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (6.97%) Degree
2 25 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.14%) Master's Degree
4 6 (0.85%) PhD
5 5 (0.71%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.71%) MiFID
2 4 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (0.57%) EMIR
3 3 (0.43%) UCITS
4 2 (0.28%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 111 (15.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) HDFS
2 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (8.96%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.28%) Puppet
3 5 (0.71%) Kibana
3 5 (0.71%) Terraform
4 4 (0.57%) logstash
5 3 (0.43%) Rancher
6 1 (0.14%) Ansible
6 1 (0.14%) Control-M
6 1 (0.14%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.14%) Packer
Vendors
1 36 (5.12%) Google
2 14 (1.99%) Oracle
3 13 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 9 (1.28%) Splunk
5 6 (0.85%) Bloomberg
6 5 (0.71%) Algorithmics
6 5 (0.71%) IBM
7 4 (0.57%) Tableau
8 3 (0.43%) Apple
8 3 (0.43%) Databricks
8 3 (0.43%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.28%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco
10 1 (0.14%) FactSet
10 1 (0.14%) HP
10 1 (0.14%) Perforce
10 1 (0.14%) Reuters
10 1 (0.14%) Twitter