Period
to 23 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 87 158 223
Rank change year-on-year +71 +65 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 839 1,135 1,020
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.46% 2.22% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 2.34% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 860 1,092 995
Median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £48,750 £40,000 £40,500
90th Percentile £135,000 £118,750 £102,500
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 22,627 48,579 60,203
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.45% 94.85% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18,992 39,806 49,867
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +33 187 £70,000 -3.45% 60
East London +41 13 £47,500 -36.67% 10
South London +47 9 £75,000 +20.00% 1
West London +75 7 £70,000 +7.69% 9
North London +29 1 £72,500 +31.82%
Python Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 839 (100.00%) Python
2 393 (46.84%) Finance
3 391 (46.60%) AWS
4 343 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
5 288 (34.33%) SQL
6 286 (34.09%) Java
7 254 (30.27%) JavaScript
8 244 (29.08%) Software Engineering
9 219 (26.10%) Derivative
10 216 (25.74%) Front Office
11 212 (25.27%) Web Services
12 208 (24.79%) React
13 193 (23.00%) Hedge funds
14 189 (22.53%) Fixed Income
15 185 (22.05%) Django
16 182 (21.69%) Docker
17 179 (21.33%) Equities
18 170 (20.26%) AngularJS
18 170 (20.26%) Vue.js
19 153 (18.24%) Fintech
20 152 (18.12%) Asset Management
21 144 (17.16%) PostgreSQL
22 129 (15.38%) Serverless
23 124 (14.78%) Azure
24 120 (14.30%) Flask
25 115 (13.71%) AWS Lambda
25 115 (13.71%) Investment Management
26 114 (13.59%) Analytics
27 113 (13.47%) DevOps
27 113 (13.47%) 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 39 (4.65%) Apache
2 29 (3.46%) Apache Airflow
3 26 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (2.74%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.07%) Confluence
6 5 (0.60%) Tornado
7 4 (0.48%) Drupal
7 4 (0.48%) nginx
8 2 (0.24%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.24%) uWSGI
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.12%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 10 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.24%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.12%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 391 (46.60%) AWS
2 129 (15.38%) Serverless
3 124 (14.78%) Azure
4 115 (13.71%) AWS Lambda
5 112 (13.35%) Amazon S3
6 100 (11.92%) GCP
7 95 (11.32%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (3.69%) SaaS
9 25 (2.98%) GitHub
10 21 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (0.83%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.60%) AWS Fargate
14 4 (0.48%) Amazon Alexa
15 3 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.36%) Cloud Run
15 3 (0.36%) Datadog
15 3 (0.36%) Google Sheets
16 2 (0.24%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.15%) HTTP
2 17 (2.03%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.72%) Firewall
4 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.12%) Internet
4 1 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.12%) SSL
4 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (17.16%) PostgreSQL
2 96 (11.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 43 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 40 (4.77%) Relational Database
5 29 (3.46%) MySQL
6 26 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 25 (2.98%) SQL Server
8 24 (2.86%) Redis
9 23 (2.74%) Big Data
10 22 (2.62%) Apache Ignite
11 9 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.83%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.60%) BigQuery
13 5 (0.60%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.48%) Amazon Aurora
14 4 (0.48%) Looker
14 4 (0.48%) Tableau
15 3 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.36%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 68 (8.10%) Git (software)
2 64 (7.63%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.62%) GitLab
4 20 (2.38%) JIRA
5 13 (1.55%) Selenium
6 10 (1.19%) Subversion
7 7 (0.83%) Bitbucket
7 7 (0.83%) Pylint
7 7 (0.83%) Sourcetree
8 4 (0.48%) CircleCI
8 4 (0.48%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.36%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.36%) ESLint
9 3 (0.36%) NUnit
9 3 (0.36%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.36%) Storybook
9 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.36%) webpack
10 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket Server
10 2 (0.24%) Travis CI
General
1 393 (46.84%) Finance
2 216 (25.74%) Front Office
3 82 (9.77%) Banking
4 53 (6.32%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.03%) Games
6 14 (1.67%) Marketing
7 13 (1.55%) Advertising
8 11 (1.31%) Retail
9 5 (0.60%) Back Office
9 5 (0.60%) Legal
9 5 (0.60%) Public Sector
10 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.48%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (25.27%) Web Services
2 208 (24.79%) React
3 185 (22.05%) Django
4 170 (20.26%) AngularJS
4 170 (20.26%) Vue.js
5 120 (14.30%) Flask
6 113 (13.47%) NumPy
7 97 (11.56%) Pandas
8 68 (8.10%) REST
9 41 (4.89%) Shiny
10 40 (4.77%) .NET
11 39 (4.65%) HTML
11 39 (4.65%) RESTful
11 39 (4.65%) SQLAlchemy
12 35 (4.17%) GraphQL
13 29 (3.46%) JSON
14 28 (3.34%) CSS
14 28 (3.34%) Node.js
15 25 (2.98%) .NET Framework
15 25 (2.98%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 219 (26.10%) Derivative
2 193 (23.00%) Hedge funds
3 189 (22.53%) Fixed Income
4 179 (21.33%) Equities
5 109 (12.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 50 (5.96%) Greenfield Project
7 35 (4.17%) Algorithms
8 27 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (2.38%) Data Structures
10 17 (2.03%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
12 13 (1.55%) Market Risk
13 7 (0.83%) Life Science
14 6 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.72%) User Experience
15 5 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
16 4 (0.48%) Virtual Team
17 3 (0.36%) Cloud Native
17 3 (0.36%) Equity Derivative
17 3 (0.36%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 88 (10.49%) Linux
2 28 (3.34%) Unix
3 12 (1.43%) Android
4 4 (0.48%) Windows
5 2 (0.24%) CentOS
5 2 (0.24%) Fedora
5 2 (0.24%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.12%) Debian
6 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (29.08%) Software Engineering
3 153 (18.24%) Fintech
4 152 (18.12%) Asset Management
5 115 (13.71%) Investment Management
6 114 (13.59%) Analytics
7 113 (13.47%) DevOps
8 102 (12.16%) Machine Learning
9 82 (9.77%) Computer Science
10 72 (8.58%) Microservices
11 69 (8.22%) TDD
12 58 (6.91%) BDD
13 53 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
14 49 (5.84%) Artificial Intelligence
15 47 (5.60%) OO
16 42 (5.01%) Project Management
17 41 (4.89%) Agile Project Management
17 41 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (4.89%) SDLC
18 38 (4.53%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 839 (100.00%) Python
2 288 (34.33%) SQL
3 286 (34.09%) Java
4 254 (30.27%) JavaScript
5 94 (11.20%) Kotlin
6 83 (9.89%) C#
7 76 (9.06%) C++
8 75 (8.94%) R
8 75 (8.94%) TypeScript
9 29 (3.46%) C
10 24 (2.86%) Scala
11 22 (2.62%) Clojure
12 20 (2.38%) Go
12 20 (2.38%) PHP
13 18 (2.15%) Ruby
14 15 (1.79%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.43%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.31%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.07%) Perl
18 7 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (7.27%) Degree
2 43 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.72%) PhD
4 5 (0.60%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.48%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.36%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.36%) Tableau Certification
7 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.19%) QA
2 3 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (0.36%) EMIR
2 3 (0.36%) MiFID
3 2 (0.24%) PMO
4 1 (0.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 182 (21.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 109 (12.99%) Kubernetes
2 27 (3.22%) Puppet
3 14 (1.67%) Terraform
4 6 (0.72%) Grafana
5 3 (0.36%) Ansible
5 3 (0.36%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.36%) Rancher
5 3 (0.36%) Zipkin
6 2 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 41 (4.89%) Google
2 12 (1.43%) Apple
3 11 (1.31%) Oracle
4 10 (1.19%) Splunk
5 6 (0.72%) Microsoft
6 5 (0.60%) Algorithmics
6 5 (0.60%) Bloomberg
6 5 (0.60%) IBM
6 5 (0.60%) Sybase
7 3 (0.36%) PagerDuty
7 3 (0.36%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.24%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.24%) Databricks
8 2 (0.24%) SAP
9 1 (0.12%) Facebook
9 1 (0.12%) Perforce
9 1 (0.12%) Reuters
9 1 (0.12%) Twitter