Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Python Software Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Python Software Engineer
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 729 862
Rank change year-on-year -22 +133 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 87 113 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.15% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 79 91 53
London median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% +33.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £44,000 £37,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £77,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% +11.11% -

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 70810 72756 85612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 95.96% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55762 62800 72698
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Python Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Software Engineer in London

Python Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Python Software Engineer in London

Python Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Python Software Engineer in London

Python Software 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 Software Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +23 22 £85,000 +28.30% 3
South London - 3 £40,000 -
West London +8 2 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Python Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Python Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Python Software Engineer in the job title.

1 87 (100.00%) Python
2 80 (91.95%) Software Engineering
3 41 (47.13%) Java
4 35 (40.23%) C++
4 35 (40.23%) Linux
5 30 (34.48%) Finance
6 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 23 (26.44%) Scala
8 21 (24.14%) Degree
8 21 (24.14%) Computer Science
9 20 (22.99%) Ruby
9 20 (22.99%) Algorithms
10 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (20.69%) Go
11 18 (20.69%) Django
12 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (18.39%) C#
12 16 (18.39%) Flask
12 16 (18.39%) Open Source
13 15 (17.24%) Unix
13 15 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (17.24%) TDD
14 13 (14.94%) Hadoop
14 13 (14.94%) Games
14 13 (14.94%) BDD
14 13 (14.94%) Machine Learning
14 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
15 12 (13.79%) Node.js
15 12 (13.79%) Data Structures
15 12 (13.79%) MySQL

Python Software 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 11 (12.64%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.60%) Apache
2 4 (4.60%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.30%) Ethereum
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.15%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (4.60%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.60%) Force.com
3 4 (4.60%) GitHub
3 4 (4.60%) Heroku
3 4 (4.60%) IaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (14.94%) Hadoop
3 12 (13.79%) MySQL
4 11 (12.64%) Relational Database
5 9 (10.34%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.75%) Big Data
7 4 (4.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (4.60%) Apache Hive
7 4 (4.60%) Data Lake
7 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.30%) Blockchain
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.30%) Redis
9 1 (1.15%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.60%) Travis CI
5 3 (3.45%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.45%) Hudson
6 2 (2.30%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.30%) PyCharm
6 2 (2.30%) Selenium
7 1 (1.15%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.15%) JUnit
7 1 (1.15%) Robot Framework
General
1 30 (34.48%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Games
3 7 (8.05%) Marketing
4 6 (6.90%) Advertising
5 3 (3.45%) Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Front Office
7 1 (1.15%) Law
7 1 (1.15%) Military
7 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) Django
2 16 (18.39%) Flask
3 12 (13.79%) Node.js
4 11 (12.64%) Kafka
4 11 (12.64%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (11.49%) React
6 8 (9.20%) AngularJS
6 8 (9.20%) HTML
6 8 (9.20%) REST
7 7 (8.05%) DirectX
7 7 (8.05%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (6.90%) RESTful
9 5 (5.75%) CSS
9 5 (5.75%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (4.60%) .NET
10 4 (4.60%) Backbone.js
10 4 (4.60%) HTML5
10 4 (4.60%) LAMP
11 3 (3.45%) GStreamer
11 3 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 20 (22.99%) Algorithms
3 12 (13.79%) Data Structures
4 7 (8.05%) Fintech
4 7 (8.05%) PMI
5 5 (5.75%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (5.75%) User Experience
6 4 (4.60%) Cloud Native
6 4 (4.60%) Hedge funds
6 4 (4.60%) Social Media
7 3 (3.45%) Digital Currency
7 3 (3.45%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (2.30%) Bitcoin
8 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.15%) CUDA
9 1 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
9 1 (1.15%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 35 (40.23%) Linux
2 15 (17.24%) Unix
3 9 (10.34%) Android
4 8 (9.20%) Apple iOS
5 6 (6.90%) Windows
6 4 (4.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (91.95%) Software Engineering
2 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.39%) Open Source
3 15 (17.24%) TDD
4 13 (14.94%) BDD
4 13 (14.94%) Machine Learning
5 12 (13.79%) Mathematics
6 10 (11.49%) Microservices
7 9 (10.34%) OO
7 9 (10.34%) Scrum
8 7 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.05%) DevOps
8 7 (8.05%) Functional Programming
9 6 (6.90%) Deep Learning
9 6 (6.90%) Front End Development
9 6 (6.90%) Kanban
10 5 (5.75%) Analytics
10 5 (5.75%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (5.75%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.60%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) Python
2 41 (47.13%) Java
3 35 (40.23%) C++
4 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 23 (26.44%) Scala
6 20 (22.99%) Ruby
7 18 (20.69%) Go
8 16 (18.39%) C#
9 11 (12.64%) Erlang
9 11 (12.64%) SQL
10 7 (8.05%) C
10 7 (8.05%) Haskell
11 5 (5.75%) Clojure
12 4 (4.60%) APL
12 4 (4.60%) Apple Swift
12 4 (4.60%) Assembly Language
12 4 (4.60%) F#
12 4 (4.60%) Lisp
12 4 (4.60%) Objective-C
12 4 (4.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) Degree
2 12 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (8.05%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.60%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Ansible
2 4 (4.60%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.15%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (4.60%) Google
2 3 (3.45%) Intel
3 2 (2.30%) Cloudera
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) Apiary