Period
to 12 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Software Engineer was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 424 475 662
Rank change year-on-year +51 +187 +109
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 210 124 97
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 169 116 87
10th Percentile £53,750 £63,750 £44,750
25th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £86,250 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.14% +18.97% +16.00%
75th Percentile £126,250 £115,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £136,250 £138,750 £108,500
England median annual salary £63,750 £68,000 £52,750
% change year-on-year -6.25% +28.91% -4.09%

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 34,310 33,178 54,898
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.49% 94.33% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 25,264 27,256 45,319
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £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 £80,750
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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Software Engineer in London

Python Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Python Software Engineer in London

Python Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python Software Engineer in London over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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 12 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 +8 10 £75,000 -11.76% 21
South London - 10 £28,750 - 1
West London +3 7 £105,000 +40.00% 4
Python Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, Python Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 210 (100.00%) Python
2 209 (99.52%) Software Engineering
3 153 (72.86%) AWS
4 129 (61.43%) Finance
5 124 (59.05%) Agile Software Development
6 119 (56.67%) SQL
7 118 (56.19%) Java
8 103 (49.05%) AWS Lambda
8 103 (49.05%) Serverless
9 101 (48.10%) Web Services
10 97 (46.19%) Asset Management
11 95 (45.24%) Hedge funds
12 92 (43.81%) Amazon EC2
13 77 (36.67%) JavaScript
14 68 (32.38%) Microservices
15 67 (31.90%) React
16 62 (29.52%) TypeScript
17 61 (29.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 59 (28.10%) Relational Database
18 59 (28.10%) PostgreSQL
19 57 (27.14%) Apache
20 56 (26.67%) Amazon S3
21 54 (25.71%) AngularJS
21 54 (25.71%) Computer Science
22 53 (25.24%) Kotlin
23 52 (24.76%) Derivative
23 52 (24.76%) Front Office
24 51 (24.29%) Fixed Income
24 51 (24.29%) Vue.js
25 50 (23.81%) Docker

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 57 (27.14%) Apache
2 9 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 153 (72.86%) AWS
2 103 (49.05%) AWS Lambda
2 103 (49.05%) Serverless
3 92 (43.81%) Amazon EC2
4 56 (26.67%) Amazon S3
5 42 (20.00%) Amazon ECS
6 32 (15.24%) GCP
7 17 (8.10%) Azure
8 10 (4.76%) PaaS
9 9 (4.29%) AWS CodePipeline
9 9 (4.29%) Heroku
10 5 (2.38%) AWS Fargate
10 5 (2.38%) GitHub
10 5 (2.38%) IaaS
11 4 (1.90%) Cloud Functions
11 4 (1.90%) Dialogflow
11 4 (1.90%) Dropbox
11 4 (1.90%) Google App Engine
11 4 (1.90%) Google Compute Engine
11 4 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.38%) Multicast
1 5 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.38%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (29.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 59 (28.10%) PostgreSQL
2 59 (28.10%) Relational Database
3 49 (23.33%) Apache Ignite
4 47 (22.38%) RDBMS
5 44 (20.95%) Amazon Aurora
6 42 (20.00%) MySQL
7 36 (17.14%) SQL Server
8 15 (7.14%) NoSQL
9 13 (6.19%) Big Data
10 8 (3.81%) Amazon Athena
11 5 (2.38%) BigQuery
11 5 (2.38%) Redis
12 4 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.90%) Cloud Spanner
13 3 (1.43%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.95%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
15 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 18 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.29%) Cypress.io
3 6 (2.86%) GitLab
4 5 (2.38%) CircleCI
4 5 (2.38%) JIRA
5 4 (1.90%) Travis CI
6 3 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.48%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.48%) Zephyr
General
1 129 (61.43%) Finance
2 52 (24.76%) Front Office
3 42 (20.00%) Banking
4 22 (10.48%) Manufacturing
4 22 (10.48%) Social Skills
5 19 (9.05%) Presentation Skills
6 15 (7.14%) Telecoms
7 12 (5.71%) Electronics
7 12 (5.71%) Marketing
7 12 (5.71%) Public Sector
8 6 (2.86%) Games
9 4 (1.90%) Advertising
10 3 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.95%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (48.10%) Web Services
2 67 (31.90%) React
3 54 (25.71%) AngularJS
4 51 (24.29%) Vue.js
5 42 (20.00%) gRPC
6 22 (10.48%) Django
7 17 (8.10%) Flask
8 13 (6.19%) Pandas
8 13 (6.19%) REST
8 13 (6.19%) scikit-learn
9 10 (4.76%) PyTorch
9 10 (4.76%) TensorFlow
10 9 (4.29%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (2.86%) GraphQL
11 6 (2.86%) Kafka
11 6 (2.86%) NumPy
11 6 (2.86%) RESTful
12 5 (2.38%) Apache Beam
12 5 (2.38%) Node.js
12 5 (2.38%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 95 (45.24%) Hedge funds
2 52 (24.76%) Derivative
3 51 (24.29%) Fixed Income
4 49 (23.33%) Equities
4 49 (23.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 42 (20.00%) Pricing Data
6 15 (7.14%) Algorithms
6 15 (7.14%) Data Structures
7 14 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (4.76%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 10 (4.76%) Robotics
9 9 (4.29%) Cyberattack
10 4 (1.90%) User Experience
11 3 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.43%) Media Streaming
11 3 (1.43%) NHS
12 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.48%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.90%) Linux
2 8 (3.81%) CentOS
2 8 (3.81%) Unix
3 5 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.95%) Fedora
5 1 (0.48%) Alpine Linux
5 1 (0.48%) Android
5 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (99.52%) Software Engineering
2 124 (59.05%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (46.19%) Asset Management
4 68 (32.38%) Microservices
5 54 (25.71%) Computer Science
6 50 (23.81%) Investment Management
7 43 (20.48%) Data Management
8 42 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Management
8 42 (20.00%) Project Delivery
9 31 (14.76%) DevOps
10 29 (13.81%) Artificial Intelligence
11 28 (13.33%) Machine Learning
12 24 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (10.48%) Analytics
14 19 (9.05%) Cybersecurity
15 13 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (6.19%) Fintech
16 12 (5.71%) Computer Vision
16 12 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
16 12 (5.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (100.00%) Python
2 119 (56.67%) SQL
3 118 (56.19%) Java
4 77 (36.67%) JavaScript
5 62 (29.52%) TypeScript
6 53 (25.24%) Kotlin
7 50 (23.81%) Scala
8 49 (23.33%) Clojure
9 34 (16.19%) Go
10 16 (7.62%) C++
11 10 (4.76%) Ruby
12 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.43%) Perl
14 2 (0.95%) Rust
15 1 (0.48%) C
15 1 (0.48%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (17.14%) Degree
2 18 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.33%) Master's Degree
5 6 (2.86%) PhD
6 4 (1.90%) OSCE
6 4 (1.90%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) GDPR
2 4 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.90%) NIST
2 4 (1.90%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.90%) SOC 1
2 4 (1.90%) SOC 2
3 1 (0.48%) Accessibility
System Software
1 50 (23.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (18.10%) Kubernetes
2 13 (6.19%) Terraform
3 10 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
4 9 (4.29%) Grafana
4 9 (4.29%) Prometheus
5 6 (2.86%) Ansible
6 5 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.38%) Puppet
7 4 (1.90%) Consul
7 4 (1.90%) linkerd
Vendors
1 38 (18.10%) Oracle
2 36 (17.14%) Sybase
3 14 (6.67%) Google
4 12 (5.71%) SAP
5 10 (4.76%) Autodesk
6 3 (1.43%) Cisco
7 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft