Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > London
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 8 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Python 4,952 8,589 8,354
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 18.94% 15.24% 12.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.31% 27.16% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4,243 7,454 6,850
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £110,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 15,326 31,621 39,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 58.62% 56.11% 56.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12,586 26,608 32,347
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Python in London

Python
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Python in London

Python
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in London over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Python in London

Python
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 12 August 2020. 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 +1 1,037 £72,500 - 233
West London +11 175 £65,000 +8.33% 51
South London +16 122 £62,500 -3.85% 15
East London +11 63 £65,000 +8.33% 25
North London +11 29 £50,000 - 10
Python
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Python.

1 2,129 (42.99%) AWS
2 1,806 (36.47%) Java
3 1,662 (33.56%) Finance
4 1,484 (29.97%) SQL
5 1,464 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1,456 (29.40%) DevOps
7 1,167 (23.57%) Azure
8 1,091 (22.03%) Docker
9 1,068 (21.57%) JavaScript
10 1,037 (20.94%) Linux
11 1,010 (20.40%) Kubernetes
12 1,006 (20.32%) Software Engineering
13 861 (17.39%) GCP
14 858 (17.33%) Analytics
15 728 (14.70%) C#
16 727 (14.68%) Terraform
17 720 (14.54%) Web Services
18 692 (13.97%) Fintech
19 683 (13.79%) Degree
20 659 (13.31%) Asset Management
21 634 (12.80%) Machine Learning
22 630 (12.72%) Ansible
23 629 (12.70%) Jenkins
24 628 (12.68%) Data Science
25 616 (12.44%) Hedge funds
26 587 (11.85%) Microservices
27 576 (11.63%) Git (software)
28 565 (11.41%) R
29 560 (11.31%) C++
30 556 (11.23%) Computer Science

Python
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
1 373 (7.53%) Apache Spark
2 245 (4.95%) Apache
3 140 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
4 125 (2.52%) Confluence
5 80 (1.62%) Apache Airflow
6 79 (1.60%) SAS
7 48 (0.97%) Jupyter
8 47 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 32 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
10 27 (0.55%) nginx
10 27 (0.55%) SharePoint
11 21 (0.42%) IIS
12 14 (0.28%) CMS
12 14 (0.28%) Luigi
12 14 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.26%) IBM Domino
13 13 (0.26%) Skype for Business
14 12 (0.24%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.22%) Tornado
16 10 (0.20%) CloudStack
Applications
1 108 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.32%) Chatbot
5 9 (0.18%) SPSS
6 7 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.081%) Blender
8 4 (0.081%) Figma
8 4 (0.081%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.040%) EViews
9 2 (0.040%) GNU Octave
9 2 (0.040%) Maya
9 2 (0.040%) Stata
10 1 (0.020%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.020%) Inkscape
10 1 (0.020%) Sketch
10 1 (0.020%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 68 (1.37%) Eagle PACE
1 68 (1.37%) Markit EDM
2 57 (1.15%) PolarLake
3 41 (0.83%) FINCAD Analytics
4 11 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
5 10 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
6 8 (0.16%) FastStats
7 7 (0.14%) Sentinel
8 6 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.10%) Front Arena
9 5 (0.10%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.10%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.10%) SAP IS-U
10 4 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (0.081%) Unica
11 3 (0.061%) Actimize
11 3 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.061%) Shopify
12 2 (0.040%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.040%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 2,129 (42.99%) AWS
2 1,167 (23.57%) Azure
3 861 (17.39%) GCP
4 444 (8.97%) Serverless
5 284 (5.74%) AWS Lambda
6 232 (4.68%) SaaS
7 219 (4.42%) Power Platform
8 193 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 185 (3.74%) Amazon S3
10 184 (3.72%) Amazon ECS
11 161 (3.25%) GitHub
12 156 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
13 117 (2.36%) OpenShift
14 110 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
15 101 (2.04%) PaaS
16 94 (1.90%) IaaS
17 72 (1.45%) Office 365
18 70 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
19 68 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 67 (1.35%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 170 (3.43%) Firewall
2 125 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 117 (2.36%) DNS
4 97 (1.96%) Network Security
5 88 (1.78%) BGP
6 77 (1.55%) VPN
7 60 (1.21%) HTTP
7 60 (1.21%) MPLS
8 58 (1.17%) OSPF
9 57 (1.15%) SNMP
10 53 (1.07%) Wireshark
11 50 (1.01%) Wireless
12 44 (0.89%) Internet
12 44 (0.89%) WAN
13 41 (0.83%) VoIP
14 38 (0.77%) DHCP
14 38 (0.77%) Multicast
15 31 (0.63%) LAN
15 31 (0.63%) SAN
16 30 (0.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 545 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 435 (8.78%) NoSQL
3 429 (8.66%) Big Data
4 419 (8.46%) PostgreSQL
5 365 (7.37%) Hadoop
6 315 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
7 301 (6.08%) MySQL
8 222 (4.48%) MongoDB
9 218 (4.40%) Power BI
10 216 (4.36%) Relational Database
11 212 (4.28%) Amazon Redshift
12 191 (3.86%) Data Lake
13 160 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 132 (2.67%) Apache Hive
15 123 (2.48%) BigQuery
16 119 (2.40%) Redis
17 106 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 101 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
19 88 (1.78%) Snowflake Schema
20 86 (1.74%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 629 (12.70%) Jenkins
2 576 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 223 (4.50%) JIRA
4 222 (4.48%) GitLab
5 123 (2.48%) Selenium
6 118 (2.38%) Artifactory
7 111 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 95 (1.92%) TeamCity
9 91 (1.84%) Bitbucket
10 90 (1.82%) Cucumber
11 57 (1.15%) RStudio
12 56 (1.13%) Maven
13 51 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
14 49 (0.99%) Visual Studio
15 44 (0.89%) JUnit
16 43 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
17 42 (0.85%) CircleCI
18 31 (0.63%) Mocha
19 29 (0.59%) Appium
19 29 (0.59%) webpack
General
1 1,662 (33.56%) Finance
2 555 (11.21%) Front Office
3 536 (10.82%) Banking
4 204 (4.12%) Marketing
5 180 (3.63%) Investment Banking
6 156 (3.15%) Back Office
7 137 (2.77%) Games
8 127 (2.56%) Retail
9 120 (2.42%) Law
10 100 (2.02%) Advertising
10 100 (2.02%) Legal
11 76 (1.53%) Telecoms
12 64 (1.29%) Public Sector
13 43 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 29 (0.59%) Electronics
15 28 (0.57%) Manufacturing
16 19 (0.38%) Publishing
17 14 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.26%) Retail Banking
19 9 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,425 (28.78%) Developer
2 677 (13.67%) Python Developer
3 552 (11.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 481 (9.71%) Python Engineer
5 471 (9.51%) Data Engineer
6 384 (7.75%) AWS Engineer
6 384 (7.75%) Software Engineer
7 351 (7.09%) Analyst
8 242 (4.89%) Data Scientist
9 237 (4.79%) Senior Developer
10 227 (4.58%) Architect
11 215 (4.34%) Java Developer
12 182 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
13 181 (3.66%) AWS Developer
13 181 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
14 162 (3.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 155 (3.13%) AWS DevOps
16 154 (3.11%) Junior
17 132 (2.67%) Python Software Engineer
18 131 (2.65%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 720 (14.54%) Web Services
2 458 (9.25%) React
3 425 (8.58%) Node.js
4 394 (7.96%) AngularJS
5 364 (7.35%) .NET
6 297 (6.00%) Django
7 286 (5.78%) Kafka
8 262 (5.29%) HTML
9 231 (4.66%) REST
10 223 (4.50%) Vue.js
11 204 (4.12%) Pandas
12 202 (4.08%) Flask
13 183 (3.70%) CSS
14 167 (3.37%) NumPy
15 154 (3.11%) RESTful
16 134 (2.71%) XML
17 124 (2.50%) Natural Language Processing
18 122 (2.46%) TensorFlow
19 121 (2.44%) JSON
20 99 (2.00%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 616 (12.44%) Hedge funds
2 433 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 433 (8.74%) Fixed Income
3 416 (8.40%) Derivative
4 300 (6.06%) Algorithms
5 286 (5.78%) Equities
5 286 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
6 204 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 161 (3.25%) Public Cloud
8 127 (2.56%) Data Structures
9 125 (2.52%) User Experience
10 107 (2.16%) Cloud Native
11 91 (1.84%) Mobile App
11 91 (1.84%) Reference Data
12 90 (1.82%) Data Centre
13 81 (1.64%) Management Information System
14 76 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
15 60 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
16 58 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
17 51 (1.03%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1,037 (20.94%) Linux
2 363 (7.33%) Windows
3 257 (5.19%) Unix
4 108 (2.18%) Android
5 96 (1.94%) CentOS
6 78 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 78 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 69 (1.39%) Windows Server
8 62 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 29 (0.59%) Debian
10 22 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 19 (0.38%) VMS
12 16 (0.32%) Windows 10
13 14 (0.28%) Solaris
13 14 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
14 11 (0.22%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.20%) SUSE
16 9 (0.18%) Fedora
17 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,464 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1,456 (29.40%) DevOps
3 1,006 (20.32%) Software Engineering
4 858 (17.33%) Analytics
5 692 (13.97%) Fintech
6 659 (13.31%) Asset Management
7 634 (12.80%) Machine Learning
8 628 (12.68%) Data Science
9 587 (11.85%) Microservices
10 556 (11.23%) Computer Science
11 439 (8.87%) Artificial Intelligence
12 436 (8.80%) Investment Management
13 398 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
14 386 (7.79%) Mentoring
15 378 (7.63%) Test Automation
16 376 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
17 369 (7.45%) TDD
18 367 (7.41%) ETL
19 345 (6.97%) Mathematics
20 333 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,806 (36.47%) Java
2 1,484 (29.97%) SQL
3 1,068 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 728 (14.70%) C#
5 565 (11.41%) R
6 560 (11.31%) C++
7 471 (9.51%) Bash Shell
8 450 (9.09%) Go
9 416 (8.40%) PowerShell
10 396 (8.00%) Ruby
11 334 (6.74%) Scala
12 203 (4.10%) C
13 193 (3.90%) Perl
14 167 (3.37%) Kotlin
15 166 (3.35%) Shell Script
16 161 (3.25%) PHP
17 135 (2.73%) TypeScript
18 107 (2.16%) VBA
19 80 (1.62%) Groovy
20 76 (1.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 683 (13.79%) Degree
2 244 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 133 (2.69%) PhD
4 90 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 85 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 68 (1.37%) AWS Certification
8 59 (1.19%) Master's Degree
9 56 (1.13%) CISSP
10 53 (1.07%) CCNP
11 41 (0.83%) CISA
12 40 (0.81%) CISM
13 39 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
14 36 (0.73%) Sun Certification
15 32 (0.65%) CREST Certified
15 32 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
16 31 (0.63%) CCIE
17 30 (0.61%) CCNA
17 30 (0.61%) SANS
18 29 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (4.66%) QA
2 70 (1.41%) GAAP
3 48 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 28 (0.57%) SLA
5 21 (0.42%) GDPR
6 18 (0.36%) NIST
7 12 (0.24%) MiFID
8 9 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
9 7 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.14%) EMIR
10 5 (0.10%) COBIT
11 4 (0.081%) Basel III
11 4 (0.081%) FINRA
12 3 (0.061%) IFRS
12 3 (0.061%) IFRS 9
12 3 (0.061%) UCITS
13 2 (0.040%) Basel II
13 2 (0.040%) IEC 62304
13 2 (0.040%) PMO
System Software
1 1,091 (22.03%) Docker
2 101 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 99 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 33 (0.67%) HDFS
6 21 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 18 (0.36%) VirtualBox
9 11 (0.22%) Samba
10 10 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.20%) VMware NSX
11 9 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.16%) Firmware
13 6 (0.12%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.12%) Kamailio
13 6 (0.12%) vSphere
14 5 (0.10%) NFS
14 5 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.061%) LXC
15 3 (0.061%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1,010 (20.40%) Kubernetes
2 727 (14.68%) Terraform
3 630 (12.72%) Ansible
4 329 (6.64%) Puppet
5 223 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
6 108 (2.18%) Grafana
7 93 (1.88%) Prometheus
8 62 (1.25%) Nagios
8 62 (1.25%) Packer
9 42 (0.85%) Kibana
10 41 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
10 41 (0.83%) Salt
11 35 (0.71%) Nessus
12 31 (0.63%) Consul
12 31 (0.63%) Graphite
12 31 (0.63%) ZABBIX
13 24 (0.48%) SCCM
14 22 (0.44%) Control-M
14 22 (0.44%) Opsview
15 19 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 462 (9.33%) Google
2 316 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 310 (6.26%) Oracle
3 310 (6.26%) Tableau
4 162 (3.27%) Bloomberg
5 137 (2.77%) Splunk
6 123 (2.48%) VMware
7 118 (2.38%) Cisco
8 86 (1.74%) Alteryx
8 86 (1.74%) Databricks
9 79 (1.60%) Teradata
10 77 (1.55%) Blue Prism
10 77 (1.55%) Red Hat
11 75 (1.51%) Automation Anywhere
11 75 (1.51%) UiPath
12 72 (1.45%) Cadence
13 56 (1.13%) Cloudera
14 50 (1.01%) IBM
15 44 (0.89%) Sun
15 44 (0.89%) Talend