Period
to 25 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Python Engineer
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 150 260 358
Rank change year-on-year +110 +98 +122
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 552 673 540
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.27% 1.32% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 1.40% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 614 649 548
Median annual salary £77,500 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £46,250 £53,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £128,750 £118,750 £97,500
England median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +16.00% +13.64%

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 22,754 48,224 60,172
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.49% 94.85% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19,105 39,484 49,872
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Python Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Python Engineer in London

Python Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Python Engineer in London

Python Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python Engineer in London over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Python Engineer in London

Python Engineer
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 Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 25 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 +30 101 £75,000 -6.25% 43
South London +47 24 £61,250 +2.08% 2
East London +23 6 £75,000 +11.11% 5
West London +59 2 £75,000 -6.25% 10
Python Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, Python Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 552 (100.00%) Python
2 317 (57.43%) AWS
3 274 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
4 245 (44.38%) Finance
5 239 (43.30%) Software Engineering
6 215 (38.95%) SQL
7 198 (35.87%) Java
8 170 (30.80%) JavaScript
8 170 (30.80%) DevOps
9 153 (27.72%) Front Office
10 138 (25.00%) Serverless
11 132 (23.91%) AWS Lambda
12 131 (23.73%) Asset Management
13 127 (23.01%) Docker
13 127 (23.01%) Hedge funds
14 126 (22.83%) Fixed Income
14 126 (22.83%) Web Services
15 121 (21.92%) React
16 118 (21.38%) Derivative
17 113 (20.47%) AngularJS
18 111 (20.11%) Amazon S3
19 108 (19.57%) Equities
20 107 (19.38%) Fintech
20 107 (19.38%) Vue.js
21 101 (18.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
21 101 (18.30%) Amazon EC2
22 97 (17.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 94 (17.03%) Kubernetes
24 90 (16.30%) Kotlin
25 88 (15.94%) Microservices

Python Engineer 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 45 (8.15%) Apache
2 36 (6.52%) Apache Spark
3 18 (3.26%) Apache Airflow
4 12 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.99%) Luigi
6 5 (0.91%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.54%) Confluence
7 3 (0.54%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.36%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.18%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 317 (57.43%) AWS
2 138 (25.00%) Serverless
3 132 (23.91%) AWS Lambda
4 111 (20.11%) Amazon S3
5 101 (18.30%) Amazon EC2
6 70 (12.68%) GCP
7 62 (11.23%) Azure
8 35 (6.34%) SaaS
9 26 (4.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (3.62%) Amazon SQS
11 17 (3.08%) Amazon ECS
12 14 (2.54%) Power Platform
13 10 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (1.45%) Amazon Kinesis
14 8 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (1.09%) GitHub
16 6 (1.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.72%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.63%) DNS
2 9 (1.63%) HTTP
3 8 (1.45%) Firewall
3 8 (1.45%) FTP
3 8 (1.45%) SMTP
3 8 (1.45%) SSH
4 5 (0.91%) Internet
5 3 (0.54%) Multicast
5 3 (0.54%) SNMP
5 3 (0.54%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.36%) Network Security
7 1 (0.18%) LAN
7 1 (0.18%) NAS
7 1 (0.18%) SSL
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
7 1 (0.18%) WAN
7 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (18.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 66 (11.96%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (8.51%) MongoDB
4 39 (7.07%) Relational Database
5 36 (6.52%) Big Data
6 26 (4.71%) NoSQL
7 22 (3.99%) Apache Ignite
8 20 (3.62%) Redis
9 17 (3.08%) MySQL
9 17 (3.08%) SQL Server
10 14 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (2.54%) BigQuery
10 14 (2.54%) Data Lake
10 14 (2.54%) Power BI
11 13 (2.36%) Amazon Redshift
11 13 (2.36%) Hadoop
12 12 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.63%) Amazon Athena
14 9 (1.63%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 60 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 31 (5.62%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.17%) JIRA
4 14 (2.54%) GitLab
5 12 (2.17%) Selenium
6 11 (1.99%) Subversion
7 10 (1.81%) NUnit
7 10 (1.81%) Travis CI
8 7 (1.27%) CircleCI
8 7 (1.27%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.09%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.91%) Appium
11 4 (0.72%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.72%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.54%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.36%) Codeship
13 2 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
14 1 (0.18%) Calabash
14 1 (0.18%) eggPlant
14 1 (0.18%) webpack
General
1 245 (44.38%) Finance
2 153 (27.72%) Front Office
3 72 (13.04%) Banking
4 53 (9.60%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.72%) Marketing
6 11 (1.99%) Retail
7 8 (1.45%) Advertising
8 6 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.91%) Games
9 5 (0.91%) Law
10 4 (0.72%) Electronics
10 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.72%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.36%) Legal
11 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (22.83%) Web Services
2 121 (21.92%) React
3 113 (20.47%) AngularJS
4 107 (19.38%) Vue.js
5 73 (13.22%) Django
6 55 (9.96%) Flask
7 41 (7.43%) REST
8 40 (7.25%) Node.js
9 36 (6.52%) Pandas
10 31 (5.62%) Kafka
11 25 (4.53%) NumPy
12 24 (4.35%) .NET
13 17 (3.08%) Natural Language Processing
13 17 (3.08%) SciPy
14 15 (2.72%) .NET Core
15 13 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
16 10 (1.81%) Elastic Stack
16 10 (1.81%) RESTful
17 9 (1.63%) gRPC
17 9 (1.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (23.01%) Hedge funds
2 126 (22.83%) Fixed Income
3 118 (21.38%) Derivative
4 108 (19.57%) Equities
5 97 (17.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 32 (5.80%) Algorithms
7 30 (5.43%) Data Structures
8 27 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
9 25 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.99%) Market Risk
11 11 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.45%) Cloud Native
12 8 (1.45%) NHS
13 7 (1.27%) Robotics
13 7 (1.27%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.09%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.91%) Internet of Things
15 5 (0.91%) Mobile App
16 4 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (15.04%) Linux
2 29 (5.25%) Unix
3 6 (1.09%) CentOS
4 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.54%) Fedora
6 2 (0.36%) Android
6 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.36%) Robot Operating System
6 2 (0.36%) VMS
7 1 (0.18%) Solaris
7 1 (0.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (43.30%) Software Engineering
3 170 (30.80%) DevOps
4 131 (23.73%) Asset Management
5 107 (19.38%) Fintech
6 88 (15.94%) Microservices
7 83 (15.04%) TDD
8 81 (14.67%) Machine Learning
9 66 (11.96%) Investment Management
10 58 (10.51%) Analytics
11 56 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
12 55 (9.96%) Data Science
13 54 (9.78%) Artificial Intelligence
13 54 (9.78%) Computer Science
14 50 (9.06%) Mentoring
14 50 (9.06%) Test Automation
15 49 (8.88%) Data Engineering
16 43 (7.79%) ETL
17 42 (7.61%) BDD
18 31 (5.62%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 552 (100.00%) Python
2 215 (38.95%) SQL
3 198 (35.87%) Java
4 170 (30.80%) JavaScript
5 90 (16.30%) Kotlin
6 67 (12.14%) TypeScript
7 60 (10.87%) C#
8 41 (7.43%) C++
9 36 (6.52%) Scala
10 24 (4.35%) Go
10 24 (4.35%) R
11 22 (3.99%) Clojure
12 13 (2.36%) PHP
13 12 (2.17%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.99%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.45%) Ruby
16 6 (1.09%) Perl
17 5 (0.91%) C
17 5 (0.91%) Java 8
18 4 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (13.04%) Degree
2 25 (4.53%) SC Cleared
2 25 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.91%) PhD
5 3 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.54%) OSCE
5 3 (0.54%) OSCP
6 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.17%) QA
2 10 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.91%) GDPR
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.54%) NIST
4 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) EMIR
5 1 (0.18%) FINRA
System Software
1 127 (23.01%) Docker
2 5 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.72%) RHEV
4 3 (0.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 94 (17.03%) Kubernetes
2 56 (10.14%) Terraform
3 48 (8.70%) Ansible
4 47 (8.51%) Puppet
5 16 (2.90%) Prometheus
6 9 (1.63%) Grafana
7 8 (1.45%) Oozie
8 7 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.54%) Consul
9 3 (0.54%) linkerd
9 3 (0.54%) Salt
9 3 (0.54%) Zipkin
10 2 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.36%) Control-M
11 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (2.90%) Oracle
2 14 (2.54%) Google
3 10 (1.81%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.81%) Talend
4 9 (1.63%) Databricks
5 7 (1.27%) Sybase
6 5 (0.91%) VMware
7 4 (0.72%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.72%) Cloudera
7 4 (0.72%) Dataiku
7 4 (0.72%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.72%) SAP
8 3 (0.54%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.54%) PagerDuty
9 2 (0.36%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.36%) Cisco
9 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.18%) HP
10 1 (0.18%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.18%) Teradata