The median annual salary for a Python Software Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python Software Engineer
England / London
Rank 545 627 613
Rank change year-on-year +82 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 43 29 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.070% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.072% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 40
Median salary £70,000 £58,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.14% +17.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +35.48%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32198 40075 40268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27217 34571 33828
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Python Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Python Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +51 7 £65,000 - 3
Python Software Engineer
England

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Python
2 107 (98.17%) Software Engineering
3 38 (34.86%) JavaScript
3 38 (34.86%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (25.69%) Degree
4 28 (25.69%) Linux
5 26 (23.85%) HTML
6 25 (22.94%) Java
6 25 (22.94%) SQL
7 24 (22.02%) Apache Spark
8 23 (21.10%) MySQL
8 23 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (21.10%) Computer Science
8 23 (21.10%) Scala
9 21 (19.27%) CSS
9 21 (19.27%) Analytics
9 21 (19.27%) Elasticsearch
10 20 (18.35%) Kafka
10 20 (18.35%) Microservices
10 20 (18.35%) E-Commerce
11 19 (17.43%) Marketing
12 18 (16.51%) Amazon Kinesis
12 18 (16.51%) Ruby
13 17 (15.60%) Web Services
13 17 (15.60%) Scrapy
13 17 (15.60%) Kibana
13 17 (15.60%) GraphX
14 16 (14.68%) REST
14 16 (14.68%) Relational Database
14 16 (14.68%) Flask

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 24 (22.02%) Apache Spark
2 21 (19.27%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (9.17%) Apache
3 10 (9.17%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (1.83%) Luigi
4 2 (1.83%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 38 (34.86%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (16.51%) Amazon Kinesis
3 11 (10.09%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (9.17%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (9.17%) Amazon S3
4 10 (9.17%) CloudFront
4 10 (9.17%) GitHub
5 3 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.83%) PaaS
7 1 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.92%) Heroku
7 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Internet
2 2 (1.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.10%) MySQL
2 16 (14.68%) Relational Database
3 12 (11.01%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (10.09%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (9.17%) Big Data
6 9 (8.26%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (8.26%) NoSQL
6 9 (8.26%) RDBMS
7 8 (7.34%) Impala
7 8 (7.34%) MariaDB
7 8 (7.34%) OLAP
7 8 (7.34%) Presto
7 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
8 6 (5.50%) Data Mining
9 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.83%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.83%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.09%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.92%) gulp
4 1 (0.92%) JMeter
4 1 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 19 (17.43%) Marketing
2 14 (12.84%) Finance
3 13 (11.93%) Games
4 11 (10.09%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Law
5 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.83%) Publishing
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Front Office
6 1 (0.92%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.85%) HTML
2 21 (19.27%) CSS
3 20 (18.35%) Kafka
4 17 (15.60%) GraphX
4 17 (15.60%) Scrapy
4 17 (15.60%) Web Services
5 16 (14.68%) Flask
5 16 (14.68%) REST
6 14 (12.84%) AngularJS
6 14 (12.84%) React
7 13 (11.93%) jQuery
8 11 (10.09%) Node.js
9 10 (9.17%) DirectX
9 10 (9.17%) Spring
9 10 (9.17%) Spring Boot
10 9 (8.26%) Serverless Framework
11 8 (7.34%) Django
11 8 (7.34%) RESTful
12 3 (2.75%) Natural Language Processing
12 3 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.10%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.17%) Algorithms
2 10 (9.17%) PMI
3 8 (7.34%) User Experience
4 7 (6.42%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.75%) Fintech
6 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.92%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.92%) Social Media
7 1 (0.92%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.69%) Linux
2 5 (4.59%) Unix
3 4 (3.67%) Windows
4 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (98.17%) Software Engineering
2 23 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.27%) Analytics
4 20 (18.35%) E-Commerce
4 20 (18.35%) Microservices
5 16 (14.68%) OO
6 15 (13.76%) Data Engineering
6 15 (13.76%) TDD
7 13 (11.93%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (11.93%) OOP
8 11 (10.09%) BDD
8 11 (10.09%) Machine Learning
9 10 (9.17%) Automated Testing
9 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (9.17%) MVC
9 10 (9.17%) System Testing
10 9 (8.26%) Open Source
11 8 (7.34%) Data Cleansing
11 8 (7.34%) Front End Development
11 8 (7.34%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) Python
2 38 (34.86%) JavaScript
3 25 (22.94%) Java
3 25 (22.94%) SQL
4 23 (21.10%) Scala
5 18 (16.51%) Ruby
6 16 (14.68%) C++
7 6 (5.50%) C#
7 6 (5.50%) Perl
7 6 (5.50%) PHP
8 5 (4.59%) Go
9 4 (3.67%) C
10 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.83%) Erlang
10 2 (1.83%) Haskell
10 2 (1.83%) R
10 2 (1.83%) Rust
11 1 (0.92%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.92%) OCaml
11 1 (0.92%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 28 (25.69%) Degree
2 10 (9.17%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) QA
2 8 (7.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (15.60%) Kibana
2 3 (2.75%) Puppet
3 2 (1.83%) Ansible
4 1 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.92%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.67%) Google
3 2 (1.83%) Cisco
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle
3 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.83%) Tableau
4 1 (0.92%) Apiary
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