Period
to 18 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 209 146 270
Rank change year-on-year -63 +124 +168
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 873 489 696
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.79% 2.35% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 2.51% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 687 461 635
10th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
25th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £112,500 £108,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £132,500 £133,750 £102,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +12.00%

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 43,545 19,475 53,371
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.35% 93.43% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29,839 16,304 43,945
10th Percentile £40,293 £41,663 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £69,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.72% +11.20% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -103 55 £80,000 +6.67% 36
West London -63 17 £85,000 +13.33% 26
East London -7 9 £90,000 +24.14% 7
South London -21 7 £50,000 -21.57%
Python Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 873 (100.00%) Python
2 545 (62.43%) AWS
3 525 (60.14%) Software Engineering
4 423 (48.45%) SQL
5 394 (45.13%) Finance
6 366 (41.92%) Agile Software Development
7 304 (34.82%) Java
8 288 (32.99%) Web Services
9 275 (31.50%) Asset Management
10 264 (30.24%) React
11 254 (29.10%) JavaScript
12 240 (27.49%) Serverless
13 235 (26.92%) Microservices
14 233 (26.69%) Kubernetes
15 217 (24.86%) Docker
16 216 (24.74%) AWS Lambda
17 206 (23.60%) Hedge funds
18 205 (23.48%) Full Stack Development
19 187 (21.42%) Amazon EC2
20 176 (20.16%) Investment Management
21 173 (19.82%) PostgreSQL
22 172 (19.70%) GCP
23 171 (19.59%) DevOps
24 170 (19.47%) Vue.js
25 164 (18.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 158 (18.10%) AngularJS
27 155 (17.75%) Analytics
28 154 (17.64%) Front Office
29 152 (17.41%) Django
29 152 (17.41%) Azure

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
1 123 (14.09%) Apache
2 55 (6.30%) Apache Airflow
3 52 (5.96%) Apache Spark
4 16 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.46%) Luigi
6 2 (0.23%) Confluence
6 2 (0.23%) Tornado
7 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.15%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 545 (62.43%) AWS
2 240 (27.49%) Serverless
3 216 (24.74%) AWS Lambda
4 187 (21.42%) Amazon EC2
5 172 (19.70%) GCP
6 152 (17.41%) Azure
7 139 (15.92%) Amazon S3
8 105 (12.03%) Amazon ECS
9 53 (6.07%) GitHub
10 39 (4.47%) Amazon EKS
11 34 (3.89%) SaaS
12 30 (3.44%) Slack
13 26 (2.98%) Snowflake
14 25 (2.86%) Heroku
15 21 (2.41%) Amazon SQS
16 15 (1.72%) PaaS
17 13 (1.49%) Amazon Kinesis
17 13 (1.49%) AWS CodePipeline
18 12 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
18 12 (1.37%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.03%) DNS
1 9 (1.03%) SSH
2 8 (0.92%) DHCP
2 8 (0.92%) HTTPS
2 8 (0.92%) IPv4
2 8 (0.92%) IPv6
2 8 (0.92%) SMTP
2 8 (0.92%) SNMP
2 8 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.80%) Internet
4 5 (0.57%) Broadband
5 3 (0.34%) SD-WAN
5 3 (0.34%) WAN
6 2 (0.23%) HTTP
6 2 (0.23%) VPN
7 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.11%) MQTT
7 1 (0.11%) Network Security
7 1 (0.11%) RS-485
7 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (19.82%) PostgreSQL
2 164 (18.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 108 (12.37%) Amazon Aurora
4 98 (11.23%) Apache Ignite
5 87 (9.97%) NoSQL
6 85 (9.74%) Relational Database
7 84 (9.62%) Amazon Athena
8 57 (6.53%) MySQL
9 55 (6.30%) Amazon Redshift
10 54 (6.19%) Big Data
11 44 (5.04%) SQL Server
12 42 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
13 39 (4.47%) Amazon RDS
14 37 (4.24%) MongoDB
14 37 (4.24%) RDBMS
15 33 (3.78%) BigQuery
16 31 (3.55%) Data Lake
17 26 (2.98%) Redis
18 15 (1.72%) Neo4j
19 8 (0.92%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 104 (11.91%) Git (software)
2 59 (6.76%) GitLab
3 36 (4.12%) JIRA
4 35 (4.01%) Jenkins
5 25 (2.86%) CircleCI
6 19 (2.18%) Artifactory
6 19 (2.18%) Cypress.io
7 15 (1.72%) PyCharm
8 8 (0.92%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.69%) Mocha
9 6 (0.69%) RSpec
9 6 (0.69%) Sinon.JS
9 6 (0.69%) webpack
10 3 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.34%) PyUnit
10 3 (0.34%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.23%) Selenium
12 1 (0.11%) CMake
12 1 (0.11%) GoogleTest
12 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 394 (45.13%) Finance
2 154 (17.64%) Front Office
3 126 (14.43%) Banking
4 94 (10.77%) Social Skills
5 23 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 23 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.29%) Presentation Skills
7 19 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (2.06%) Marketing
9 16 (1.83%) Games
9 16 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
10 13 (1.49%) Electronics
10 13 (1.49%) Public Sector
10 13 (1.49%) Retail
11 11 (1.26%) Publishing
12 10 (1.15%) Advertising
13 9 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.80%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.57%) Military
16 4 (0.46%) Czech Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (32.99%) Web Services
2 264 (30.24%) React
3 170 (19.47%) Vue.js
4 158 (18.10%) AngularJS
5 152 (17.41%) Django
6 109 (12.49%) Flask
7 84 (9.62%) REST
8 76 (8.71%) gRPC
9 69 (7.90%) Kafka
10 61 (6.99%) Node.js
11 45 (5.15%) pytest
12 40 (4.58%) Pandas
13 36 (4.12%) Jest
14 31 (3.55%) TensorFlow
15 30 (3.44%) Redux
16 28 (3.21%) PyTorch
17 27 (3.09%) SQLAlchemy
18 26 (2.98%) NumPy
19 22 (2.52%) GraphQL
19 22 (2.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 206 (23.60%) Hedge funds
2 144 (16.49%) Derivative
3 131 (15.01%) Equities
4 129 (14.78%) Fixed Income
5 101 (11.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 72 (8.25%) Pricing Data
7 46 (5.27%) Algorithms
8 38 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
9 26 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (2.75%) Data Structures
11 22 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
12 18 (2.06%) Data Centre
13 15 (1.72%) Virtual Team
14 13 (1.49%) Video\Live Streaming
15 12 (1.37%) Robotics
15 12 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
16 11 (1.26%) Cyberattack
16 11 (1.26%) NHS
16 11 (1.26%) Social Media
17 10 (1.15%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 91 (10.42%) Linux
2 22 (2.52%) Unix
3 5 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.46%) CentOS
5 3 (0.34%) Android
5 3 (0.34%) Fedora
6 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.23%) OpenBSD
6 2 (0.23%) Robot Operating System
7 1 (0.11%) Alpine Linux
7 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (60.14%) Software Engineering
2 366 (41.92%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (31.50%) Asset Management
4 235 (26.92%) Microservices
5 205 (23.48%) Full Stack Development
6 176 (20.16%) Investment Management
7 171 (19.59%) DevOps
8 155 (17.75%) Analytics
9 140 (16.04%) Data Science
10 121 (13.86%) Artificial Intelligence
11 112 (12.83%) Machine Learning
12 110 (12.60%) Data Pipeline
13 98 (11.23%) Data Management
14 88 (10.08%) TDD
15 79 (9.05%) Test Automation
16 76 (8.71%) Mentoring
17 72 (8.25%) Enterprise Data Management
17 72 (8.25%) Project Delivery
18 67 (7.67%) Fintech
19 66 (7.56%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 873 (100.00%) Python
2 423 (48.45%) SQL
3 304 (34.82%) Java
4 254 (29.10%) JavaScript
5 133 (15.23%) TypeScript
6 107 (12.26%) Go
7 104 (11.91%) Scala
8 100 (11.45%) Clojure
8 100 (11.45%) Kotlin
9 36 (4.12%) C++
10 22 (2.52%) Bash Shell
10 22 (2.52%) Shell Script
11 18 (2.06%) C
12 17 (1.95%) Ruby
13 10 (1.15%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.15%) Rust
14 8 (0.92%) R
15 7 (0.80%) Perl
15 7 (0.80%) PHP
16 6 (0.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 71 (8.13%) Degree
2 29 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.95%) Master's Degree
4 8 (0.92%) PhD
5 2 (0.23%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (9.74%) QA
2 18 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.57%) GDPR
4 3 (0.34%) Accessibility
System Software
1 217 (24.86%) Docker
2 2 (0.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 233 (26.69%) Kubernetes
2 89 (10.19%) Terraform
3 53 (6.07%) Prometheus
4 44 (5.04%) Ansible
5 32 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (3.44%) Istio
7 27 (3.09%) Grafana
8 18 (2.06%) Puppet
9 11 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.34%) Oozie
11 2 (0.23%) Control-M
12 1 (0.11%) Ambari
12 1 (0.11%) Consul
12 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.11%) Packer
12 1 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 49 (5.61%) Google
2 40 (4.58%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.09%) Oracle
4 21 (2.41%) Sybase
5 14 (1.60%) New Relic
6 13 (1.49%) SAP
7 10 (1.15%) Autodesk
8 9 (1.03%) Cisco
9 8 (0.92%) Adobe
9 8 (0.92%) Databricks
9 8 (0.92%) Monetate
10 6 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.46%) BT
11 4 (0.46%) Dell
12 3 (0.34%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.23%) Murex
14 1 (0.11%) Hortonworks
14 1 (0.11%) Splunk
14 1 (0.11%) Talend
14 1 (0.11%) Wallstreet Suite