Period
to 11 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £78,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 195 244 334
Rank change year-on-year +49 +90 +131
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 523 642 595
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.70% 1.37% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.45% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 498 584 574
10th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £51,250
25th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £78,750 £80,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.56% +10.34% +11.54%
75th Percentile £98,438 £105,000 £87,188
90th Percentile £117,500 £120,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £72,000 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +15.38% +13.04%

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 28,456 44,320 58,334
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.40% 94.56% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23,052 36,373 48,343
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +12 76 £72,500 -6.45% 38
South London +36 21 £60,000 -7.69% 1
West London +51 3 £105,000 +61.54% 11
East London +2 3 £72,500 - 5
Python Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 523 (100.00%) Python
2 307 (58.70%) AWS
3 224 (42.83%) Finance
4 205 (39.20%) SQL
5 202 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
6 189 (36.14%) DevOps
7 183 (34.99%) Software Engineering
8 174 (33.27%) Java
9 167 (31.93%) Docker
10 140 (26.77%) Microservices
11 135 (25.81%) Serverless
12 126 (24.09%) Kubernetes
13 107 (20.46%) AWS Lambda
13 107 (20.46%) JavaScript
14 103 (19.69%) Asset Management
15 100 (19.12%) Web Services
16 96 (18.36%) GCP
16 96 (18.36%) Machine Learning
17 94 (17.97%) Terraform
18 89 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
19 82 (15.68%) Fintech
20 81 (15.49%) Amazon EC2
21 78 (14.91%) Azure
22 77 (14.72%) Degree
22 77 (14.72%) Hedge funds
23 73 (13.96%) Data Science
24 72 (13.77%) Data Engineering
24 72 (13.77%) Front Office
25 71 (13.58%) Amazon S3
25 71 (13.58%) React

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 64 (12.24%) Apache
2 49 (9.37%) Apache Spark
3 30 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (5.54%) Apache Airflow
5 14 (2.68%) Luigi
6 4 (0.76%) Confluence
6 4 (0.76%) nginx
7 3 (0.57%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.19%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.19%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.19%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 307 (58.70%) AWS
2 135 (25.81%) Serverless
3 107 (20.46%) AWS Lambda
4 96 (18.36%) GCP
5 81 (15.49%) Amazon EC2
6 78 (14.91%) Azure
7 71 (13.58%) Amazon S3
8 64 (12.24%) Amazon ECS
9 22 (4.21%) SaaS
10 21 (4.02%) Amazon SQS
11 19 (3.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 14 (2.68%) Amazon Kinesis
13 13 (2.49%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (2.10%) GitHub
15 10 (1.91%) Power Platform
16 9 (1.72%) Amazon EKS
16 9 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
17 8 (1.53%) Amazon ELB
17 8 (1.53%) Google App Engine
17 8 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.53%) SSH
2 6 (1.15%) DNS
2 6 (1.15%) FTP
2 6 (1.15%) HTTP
2 6 (1.15%) SMTP
2 6 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.96%) Internet
3 5 (0.96%) Multicast
3 5 (0.96%) tcpdump
4 4 (0.76%) DSL
5 1 (0.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
2 62 (11.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 58 (11.09%) Relational Database
4 45 (8.60%) Big Data
5 41 (7.84%) MongoDB
6 40 (7.65%) MySQL
7 32 (6.12%) Apache Ignite
8 31 (5.93%) BigQuery
8 31 (5.93%) SQL Server
9 29 (5.54%) NoSQL
9 29 (5.54%) RDBMS
10 28 (5.35%) Redis
11 26 (4.97%) Amazon Redshift
12 24 (4.59%) Amazon Aurora
13 23 (4.40%) Tableau
14 19 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (2.49%) Data Lake
16 12 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (2.29%) Looker
17 11 (2.10%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 50 (9.56%) Jenkins
2 44 (8.41%) Git (software)
3 43 (8.22%) GitLab
4 33 (6.31%) Artifactory
5 29 (5.54%) JIRA
6 12 (2.29%) Travis CI
7 10 (1.91%) Selenium
8 9 (1.72%) CircleCI
8 9 (1.72%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.53%) NUnit
10 7 (1.34%) Subversion
11 6 (1.15%) Cypress.io
11 6 (1.15%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.76%) Arsenale Dataplane
12 4 (0.76%) Maven
12 4 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (0.76%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.38%) Chocolatey
13 2 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.38%) SoapUI
General
1 224 (42.83%) Finance
2 72 (13.77%) Front Office
3 62 (11.85%) Banking
4 22 (4.21%) Marketing
5 18 (3.44%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.49%) Retail
6 13 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.72%) Electronics
7 9 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.72%) Public Sector
8 8 (1.53%) Advertising
9 5 (0.96%) Games
10 4 (0.76%) Law
10 4 (0.76%) Publishing
11 2 (0.38%) Czech Language
11 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (19.12%) Web Services
2 71 (13.58%) React
3 56 (10.71%) Django
4 52 (9.94%) AngularJS
5 47 (8.99%) Kafka
6 45 (8.60%) Flask
7 44 (8.41%) Vue.js
8 42 (8.03%) REST
9 33 (6.31%) Node.js
10 31 (5.93%) gRPC
11 23 (4.40%) Pandas
12 22 (4.21%) NumPy
13 19 (3.63%) .NET
14 15 (2.87%) Elastic Stack
15 13 (2.49%) .NET Core
16 12 (2.29%) Protocol Buffers
16 12 (2.29%) SciPy
16 12 (2.29%) Spring
17 11 (2.10%) RESTful
17 11 (2.10%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.72%) Hedge funds
2 55 (10.52%) Derivative
3 54 (10.33%) Fixed Income
4 52 (9.94%) Equities
5 48 (9.18%) Greenfield Project
6 47 (8.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 35 (6.69%) Algorithms
8 24 (4.59%) Pricing Data
9 23 (4.40%) Data Structures
10 16 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (3.06%) Cloud Native
11 11 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (2.10%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.91%) Market Risk
13 7 (1.34%) NHS
14 6 (1.15%) Cyberattack
14 6 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (1.15%) User Experience
15 5 (0.96%) Internet of Things
15 5 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.43%) Linux
2 18 (3.44%) Unix
3 7 (1.34%) CentOS
4 5 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (0.96%) Windows
5 2 (0.38%) Android
5 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (36.14%) DevOps
3 183 (34.99%) Software Engineering
4 140 (26.77%) Microservices
5 103 (19.69%) Asset Management
6 96 (18.36%) Machine Learning
7 82 (15.68%) Fintech
8 73 (13.96%) Data Science
9 72 (13.77%) Data Engineering
10 71 (13.58%) Analytics
11 62 (11.85%) Computer Science
12 57 (10.90%) Artificial Intelligence
12 57 (10.90%) ETL
13 55 (10.52%) TDD
14 53 (10.13%) Mentoring
15 50 (9.56%) Infrastructure as Code
15 50 (9.56%) Investment Management
16 49 (9.37%) Problem-Solving
17 42 (8.03%) Test Automation
18 41 (7.84%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 523 (100.00%) Python
2 205 (39.20%) SQL
3 174 (33.27%) Java
4 107 (20.46%) JavaScript
5 50 (9.56%) TypeScript
6 48 (9.18%) Go
7 47 (8.99%) Kotlin
8 46 (8.80%) Scala
9 41 (7.84%) C#
10 32 (6.12%) Clojure
11 20 (3.82%) C++
12 19 (3.63%) R
13 16 (3.06%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.15%) C
15 5 (0.96%) Java 8
15 5 (0.96%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.76%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.38%) Groovy
17 2 (0.38%) PHP
17 2 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (14.72%) Degree
2 22 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.34%) OSCE
4 7 (1.34%) OSCP
5 3 (0.57%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.46%) QA
2 8 (1.53%) GDPR
3 7 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.34%) NIST
3 7 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.34%) SOC 1
3 7 (1.34%) SOC 2
System Software
1 167 (31.93%) Docker
2 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 126 (24.09%) Kubernetes
2 94 (17.97%) Terraform
3 49 (9.37%) Prometheus
4 45 (8.60%) Ansible
5 40 (7.65%) Grafana
6 30 (5.74%) Puppet
7 8 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.34%) Consul
8 7 (1.34%) linkerd
9 5 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.76%) Ambari
11 3 (0.57%) Oozie
11 3 (0.57%) Zipkin
12 2 (0.38%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.38%) Kibana
12 2 (0.38%) Salt
12 2 (0.38%) yum
13 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.19%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 31 (5.93%) Google
2 24 (4.59%) Oracle
2 24 (4.59%) Sybase
3 13 (2.49%) Databricks
4 10 (1.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.72%) SAP
6 8 (1.53%) Talend
7 6 (1.15%) Cloudera
8 4 (0.76%) Cisco
8 4 (0.76%) Dataiku
8 4 (0.76%) Hortonworks
9 3 (0.57%) Alteryx
9 3 (0.57%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.57%) PagerDuty
9 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.19%) Dell
10 1 (0.19%) HP
10 1 (0.19%) Reuters
10 1 (0.19%) Splunk