Period
to 1 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Software Engineer was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 1 December 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
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 376 283 557
Rank change year-on-year -93 +274 +171
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 433 225 186
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.84% 1.03% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.10% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 409 221 171
10th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
25th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £100,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year - +17.65% +21.43%
75th Percentile £128,750 £132,500 £116,250
90th Percentile £133,850 £138,750 £123,750
England median annual salary £95,000 £92,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +2.70% +15.63% +52.38%

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 46,596 20,476 50,811
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.10% 93.64% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 32,778 17,484 41,777
10th Percentile £40,052 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £89,840 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 1 December 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 1 December 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 -61 14 £70,000 - 20
South London -26 4 £62,500 +52.44%
West London -77 3 £85,000 +13.33%
Python Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 December 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.

1 433 (100.00%) Python
2 429 (99.08%) Software Engineering
3 343 (79.21%) Agile Software Development
4 333 (76.91%) AWS
5 292 (67.44%) Asset Management
6 269 (62.12%) Java
7 262 (60.51%) SQL
8 258 (59.58%) Finance
9 245 (56.58%) Web Services
10 217 (50.12%) Full Stack Development
11 209 (48.27%) Hedge funds
12 198 (45.73%) JavaScript
13 193 (44.57%) Investment Management
14 190 (43.88%) React
15 184 (42.49%) Derivative
16 173 (39.95%) AWS Lambda
16 173 (39.95%) Serverless
17 169 (39.03%) Front Office
18 162 (37.41%) Amazon EC2
19 152 (35.10%) Microservices
20 147 (33.95%) Equities
21 140 (32.33%) Analytics
22 130 (30.02%) Fixed Income
23 124 (28.64%) Vue.js
24 121 (27.94%) AngularJS
25 108 (24.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 104 (24.02%) TypeScript
27 101 (23.33%) DevOps
28 100 (23.09%) GCP
29 99 (22.86%) Scala

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 97 (22.40%) Apache
2 22 (5.08%) Apache Airflow
3 15 (3.46%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.23%) Confluence
4 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.23%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 333 (76.91%) AWS
2 173 (39.95%) AWS Lambda
2 173 (39.95%) Serverless
3 162 (37.41%) Amazon EC2
4 100 (23.09%) GCP
5 97 (22.40%) Amazon S3
6 95 (21.94%) Azure
7 72 (16.63%) Amazon ECS
8 15 (3.46%) GitHub
9 8 (1.85%) GitHub Actions
10 7 (1.62%) SaaS
11 4 (0.92%) AWS CodePipeline
11 4 (0.92%) PaaS
12 3 (0.69%) Amazon EKS
12 3 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.69%) AWS Fargate
12 3 (0.69%) Dropbox
13 2 (0.46%) Cloud Functions
13 2 (0.46%) Dialogflow
13 2 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.85%) DHCP
1 8 (1.85%) DNS
1 8 (1.85%) HTTPS
1 8 (1.85%) IPv4
1 8 (1.85%) IPv6
1 8 (1.85%) SMTP
1 8 (1.85%) SNMP
1 8 (1.85%) SSH
1 8 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.15%) Internet
3 4 (0.92%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (22.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 94 (21.71%) Amazon Athena
3 93 (21.48%) Apache Ignite
4 91 (21.02%) Amazon Aurora
5 29 (6.70%) NoSQL
6 20 (4.62%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.31%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.62%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.92%) Big Data
11 4 (0.92%) SQL Server
12 3 (0.69%) Metadata
13 2 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.46%) BigQuery
13 2 (0.46%) Cloud Spanner
13 2 (0.46%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (3.93%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.15%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.15%) IntelliJ
4 4 (0.92%) JIRA
5 2 (0.46%) CircleCI
5 2 (0.46%) GitLab
6 1 (0.23%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.23%) Zephyr
General
1 258 (59.58%) Finance
2 169 (39.03%) Front Office
3 74 (17.09%) Banking
4 14 (3.23%) Social Skills
5 10 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.08%) Marketing
7 8 (1.85%) Electronics
7 8 (1.85%) Public Sector
7 8 (1.85%) Retail
8 6 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.15%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (1.15%) Publishing
10 4 (0.92%) Military
11 3 (0.69%) German Language
11 3 (0.69%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (56.58%) Web Services
2 190 (43.88%) React
3 124 (28.64%) Vue.js
4 121 (27.94%) AngularJS
5 69 (15.94%) gRPC
6 45 (10.39%) Django
7 40 (9.24%) Kafka
8 30 (6.93%) Flask
8 30 (6.93%) Pandas
9 21 (4.85%) SciPy
10 20 (4.62%) NumPy
11 17 (3.93%) Node.js
12 14 (3.23%) RESTful
13 13 (3.00%) REST
14 9 (2.08%) Celery
15 8 (1.85%) GraphQL
16 4 (0.92%) Backbone.js
16 4 (0.92%) JSON
16 4 (0.92%) WebSockets
17 3 (0.69%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 209 (48.27%) Hedge funds
2 184 (42.49%) Derivative
3 147 (33.95%) Equities
4 130 (30.02%) Fixed Income
5 108 (24.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 69 (15.94%) Pricing Data
7 17 (3.93%) Algorithms
8 15 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (2.77%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.92%) Cyberattack
11 3 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.46%) NHS
12 2 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.23%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.23%) Industrial Internet of Things
13 1 (0.23%) Legacy Code
13 1 (0.23%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.23%) Robotics
13 1 (0.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.54%) Linux
2 5 (1.15%) Windows
3 4 (0.92%) Unix
4 2 (0.46%) CentOS
5 1 (0.23%) Alpine Linux
5 1 (0.23%) Android
5 1 (0.23%) Fedora
5 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (99.08%) Software Engineering
2 343 (79.21%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (67.44%) Asset Management
4 217 (50.12%) Full Stack Development
5 193 (44.57%) Investment Management
6 152 (35.10%) Microservices
7 140 (32.33%) Analytics
8 101 (23.33%) DevOps
9 81 (18.71%) Test Automation
10 76 (17.55%) Artificial Intelligence
11 73 (16.86%) Data Science
12 72 (16.63%) Data Management
13 69 (15.94%) Enterprise Data Management
13 69 (15.94%) Project Delivery
14 52 (12.01%) Visualisation
15 51 (11.78%) Business Analysis
16 30 (6.93%) Computer Science
17 25 (5.77%) TDD
18 24 (5.54%) Scrum
18 24 (5.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 433 (100.00%) Python
2 269 (62.12%) Java
3 262 (60.51%) SQL
4 198 (45.73%) JavaScript
5 104 (24.02%) TypeScript
6 99 (22.86%) Scala
7 93 (21.48%) Clojure
7 93 (21.48%) Kotlin
8 15 (3.46%) Go
9 12 (2.77%) C++
10 8 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.92%) Perl
12 2 (0.46%) C#
12 2 (0.46%) PHP
12 2 (0.46%) Rust
13 1 (0.23%) C
13 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (5.08%) Degree
2 13 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.85%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (20.32%) QA
2 8 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 77 (17.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 62 (14.32%) Kubernetes
2 32 (7.39%) Terraform
3 2 (0.46%) Ansible
4 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (3.93%) Google
2 13 (3.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.85%) Adobe
3 8 (1.85%) Monetate
3 8 (1.85%) New Relic
3 8 (1.85%) Oracle
3 8 (1.85%) SAP
4 5 (1.15%) Sophos
5 3 (0.69%) Sybase
6 2 (0.46%) Cisco
7 1 (0.23%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat