Period
to 25 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 209 229 305
Rank change year-on-year +20 +76 +166
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 682 501 649
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.69% 1.50% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.59% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 561 463 612
10th Percentile £52,250 £50,000 £51,375
25th Percentile £62,500 £65,625 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £82,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year - +13.79% +11.54%
75th Percentile £102,500 £102,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £128,750 £125,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +12.50%

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 36,491 31,501 55,058
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.21% 94.27% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26,269 25,956 45,555
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 June 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 June 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 +6 78 £73,750 -5.14% 45
South London +5 11 £50,000 -25.93% 2
West London -2 7 £105,000 +40.00% 19
East London -1 3 £65,000 -10.34% 7
Python Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 682 (100.00%) Python
2 432 (63.34%) AWS
3 331 (48.53%) Software Engineering
4 294 (43.11%) SQL
5 287 (42.08%) Finance
6 233 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
7 225 (32.99%) Java
8 220 (32.26%) Docker
9 212 (31.09%) Kubernetes
10 200 (29.33%) Serverless
11 193 (28.30%) Microservices
12 191 (28.01%) Web Services
13 170 (24.93%) DevOps
14 166 (24.34%) Asset Management
15 161 (23.61%) JavaScript
16 155 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
17 154 (22.58%) AWS Lambda
18 127 (18.62%) GCP
18 127 (18.62%) Hedge funds
19 126 (18.48%) Amazon EC2
20 118 (17.30%) React
21 116 (17.01%) Machine Learning
22 114 (16.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 102 (14.96%) Terraform
24 100 (14.66%) Amazon ECS
25 97 (14.22%) Amazon S3
26 96 (14.08%) Data Science
27 92 (13.49%) Apache
27 92 (13.49%) AngularJS
28 91 (13.34%) Go

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 92 (13.49%) Apache
2 55 (8.06%) Apache Spark
3 47 (6.89%) Apache Airflow
4 30 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.76%) Luigi
6 4 (0.59%) nginx
7 3 (0.44%) Confluence
8 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.47%) Primavera
2 2 (0.29%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 432 (63.34%) AWS
2 200 (29.33%) Serverless
3 154 (22.58%) AWS Lambda
4 127 (18.62%) GCP
5 126 (18.48%) Amazon EC2
6 100 (14.66%) Amazon ECS
7 97 (14.22%) Amazon S3
8 91 (13.34%) Azure
9 32 (4.69%) SaaS
9 32 (4.69%) Snowflake
10 30 (4.40%) Amazon EKS
10 30 (4.40%) GitHub
11 19 (2.79%) Amazon SQS
12 18 (2.64%) Heroku
12 18 (2.64%) Slack
13 17 (2.49%) Amazon Kinesis
14 13 (1.91%) dbt
15 12 (1.76%) Amazon SageMaker
15 12 (1.76%) AWS Fargate
15 12 (1.76%) Fivetran
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.73%) Multicast
2 5 (0.73%) tcpdump
3 4 (0.59%) DSL
4 2 (0.29%) SSH
5 1 (0.15%) Firewall
5 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
2 114 (16.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 82 (12.02%) Relational Database
4 68 (9.97%) Amazon Aurora
5 66 (9.68%) MySQL
5 66 (9.68%) NoSQL
6 62 (9.09%) Big Data
7 60 (8.80%) Amazon Redshift
8 57 (8.36%) Apache Ignite
9 56 (8.21%) SQL Server
10 50 (7.33%) RDBMS
11 45 (6.60%) BigQuery
12 43 (6.30%) MongoDB
13 32 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
15 26 (3.81%) Redis
16 24 (3.52%) Amazon Athena
17 21 (3.08%) Tableau
18 17 (2.49%) Data Lake
19 13 (1.91%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 84 (12.32%) Git (software)
2 71 (10.41%) GitLab
3 45 (6.60%) Artifactory
4 40 (5.87%) Jenkins
5 36 (5.28%) JIRA
6 15 (2.20%) Cypress.io
7 10 (1.47%) CircleCI
7 10 (1.47%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.32%) PyCharm
9 8 (1.17%) Selenium
10 6 (0.88%) Mocha
10 6 (0.88%) Sinon.JS
11 4 (0.59%) Arsenale Dataplane
11 4 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.59%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.59%) Travis CI
12 3 (0.44%) Maven
12 3 (0.44%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.29%) Chocolatey
13 2 (0.29%) NUnit
General
1 287 (42.08%) Finance
2 81 (11.88%) Banking
3 74 (10.85%) Front Office
4 72 (10.56%) Social Skills
5 25 (3.67%) Marketing
6 24 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 22 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.93%) Presentation Skills
9 13 (1.91%) Advertising
9 13 (1.91%) Games
9 13 (1.91%) Retail
10 12 (1.76%) Electronics
10 12 (1.76%) Organisational Skills
10 12 (1.76%) Public Sector
11 11 (1.61%) Publishing
12 7 (1.03%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.73%) Czech Language
14 3 (0.44%) Military
14 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (28.01%) Web Services
2 118 (17.30%) React
3 92 (13.49%) AngularJS
4 91 (13.34%) Vue.js
5 83 (12.17%) Django
6 78 (11.44%) Flask
7 65 (9.53%) REST
8 56 (8.21%) gRPC
8 56 (8.21%) Kafka
9 46 (6.74%) Node.js
10 40 (5.87%) pytest
11 38 (5.57%) Pandas
12 29 (4.25%) NumPy
13 24 (3.52%) TensorFlow
14 21 (3.08%) PyTorch
14 21 (3.08%) scikit-learn
15 19 (2.79%) SQLAlchemy
16 18 (2.64%) Jest
16 18 (2.64%) Redux
16 18 (2.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 127 (18.62%) Hedge funds
2 73 (10.70%) Derivative
3 68 (9.97%) Fixed Income
4 64 (9.38%) Equities
5 58 (8.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 57 (8.36%) Greenfield Project
7 50 (7.33%) Pricing Data
8 47 (6.89%) Algorithms
9 26 (3.81%) Data Structures
10 25 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (2.93%) Linux Command Line
12 18 (2.64%) Cloud Native
13 14 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
14 12 (1.76%) Data Centre
15 10 (1.47%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 10 (1.47%) NHS
15 10 (1.47%) Robotics
16 9 (1.32%) Cyberattack
17 8 (1.17%) Mobile App
17 8 (1.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (13.34%) Linux
2 21 (3.08%) Unix
3 11 (1.61%) CentOS
4 5 (0.73%) Android
4 5 (0.73%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (0.73%) Windows
5 3 (0.44%) Fedora
6 1 (0.15%) Alpine Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (48.53%) Software Engineering
2 233 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (28.30%) Microservices
4 170 (24.93%) DevOps
5 166 (24.34%) Asset Management
6 116 (17.01%) Machine Learning
7 96 (14.08%) Data Science
8 89 (13.05%) Data Pipeline
9 88 (12.90%) Artificial Intelligence
10 85 (12.46%) Analytics
11 79 (11.58%) Investment Management
12 75 (11.00%) Data Engineering
13 71 (10.41%) Computer Science
13 71 (10.41%) Infrastructure as Code
14 70 (10.26%) Data Management
15 67 (9.82%) ETL
15 67 (9.82%) Mentoring
15 67 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
16 52 (7.62%) Fintech
17 50 (7.33%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 682 (100.00%) Python
2 294 (43.11%) SQL
3 225 (32.99%) Java
4 161 (23.61%) JavaScript
5 91 (13.34%) Go
6 73 (10.70%) TypeScript
7 67 (9.82%) Scala
8 60 (8.80%) Kotlin
9 57 (8.36%) Clojure
10 29 (4.25%) C++
11 20 (2.93%) C#
12 18 (2.64%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.49%) C
14 15 (2.20%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.76%) R
15 12 (1.76%) Ruby
16 8 (1.17%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.88%) ES7
18 5 (0.73%) Rust
19 3 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 76 (11.14%) Degree
2 26 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.17%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.03%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.03%) PhD
4 7 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.59%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.59%) OSCE
5 4 (0.59%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.89%) QA
2 6 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.59%) GDPR
3 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.59%) NIST
3 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.59%) SOC 1
3 4 (0.59%) SOC 2
4 1 (0.15%) Accessibility
System Software
1 220 (32.26%) Docker
2 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.29%) HDFS
4 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 212 (31.09%) Kubernetes
2 102 (14.96%) Terraform
3 75 (11.00%) Prometheus
4 56 (8.21%) Ansible
5 52 (7.62%) Grafana
6 35 (5.13%) Puppet
7 28 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (2.64%) Istio
9 11 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.73%) Consul
10 5 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.59%) Ambari
11 4 (0.59%) linkerd
12 2 (0.29%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.29%) Kibana
12 2 (0.29%) yum
13 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.15%) Oozie
13 1 (0.15%) Packer
13 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 54 (7.92%) Google
2 39 (5.72%) Oracle
3 36 (5.28%) Sybase
4 24 (3.52%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.76%) Databricks
5 12 (1.76%) SAP
6 10 (1.47%) Autodesk
7 9 (1.32%) Cisco
8 5 (0.73%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.59%) BT
9 4 (0.59%) Hortonworks
10 3 (0.44%) Dell
10 3 (0.44%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.29%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.15%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.15%) HP
12 1 (0.15%) Reuters
12 1 (0.15%) Splunk
12 1 (0.15%) Talend