Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > London
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 7 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 4,332 8,404 8,600
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 21.78% 15.47% 12.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.62% 27.56% 22.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4,034 7,296 7,160
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £115,000 £103,750
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 12,161 30,495 38,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.14% 56.15% 57.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10,411 25,426 32,039
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 0 808 £70,000 -3.45% 315
South London +17 89 £62,500 -3.85% 16
West London -1 84 £65,000 - 84
East London +10 52 £65,000 -3.70% 43
North London +29 16 £57,500 +4.55% 7
Python
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 2,034 (46.95%) AWS
2 1,646 (38.00%) Finance
3 1,603 (37.00%) Java
4 1,471 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
5 1,325 (30.59%) SQL
6 1,193 (27.54%) DevOps
7 1,027 (23.71%) Azure
8 1,018 (23.50%) JavaScript
9 984 (22.71%) Docker
10 957 (22.09%) Software Engineering
11 871 (20.11%) Kubernetes
12 855 (19.74%) Linux
13 747 (17.24%) GCP
14 710 (16.39%) Web Services
15 694 (16.02%) Hedge funds
16 688 (15.88%) Asset Management
17 617 (14.24%) Front Office
18 600 (13.85%) Fintech
19 590 (13.62%) Machine Learning
20 588 (13.57%) Analytics
21 570 (13.16%) Terraform
22 555 (12.81%) Ansible
22 555 (12.81%) C#
23 546 (12.60%) Microservices
23 546 (12.60%) Jenkins
24 538 (12.42%) Fixed Income
25 533 (12.30%) React
26 501 (11.57%) Derivative
27 499 (11.52%) Degree
28 490 (11.31%) Serverless

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
1 290 (6.69%) Apache Spark
2 200 (4.62%) Apache
3 148 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
4 99 (2.29%) Confluence
5 63 (1.45%) SAS
6 48 (1.11%) Apache Airflow
7 31 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
8 23 (0.53%) Skype for Business
8 23 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 20 (0.46%) IIS
9 20 (0.46%) nginx
10 18 (0.42%) Jupyter
11 17 (0.39%) SharePoint
12 15 (0.35%) CMS
12 15 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.28%) Tornado
14 11 (0.25%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.21%) MTS
15 9 (0.21%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.16%) Luigi
Applications
1 92 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.25%) Chatbot
5 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.12%) Blender
7 5 (0.12%) Maya
7 5 (0.12%) SPSS
8 4 (0.092%) Figma
9 2 (0.046%) EViews
9 2 (0.046%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.046%) GNU Octave
9 2 (0.046%) Inkscape
9 2 (0.046%) Sketch
9 2 (0.046%) SPSS Modeler
9 2 (0.046%) Stata
10 1 (0.023%) InVision
Business Applications
1 98 (2.26%) Markit EDM
2 96 (2.22%) Eagle PACE
3 72 (1.66%) PolarLake
4 21 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
5 9 (0.21%) FINCAD Analytics
6 7 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.14%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
8 5 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.092%) Front Arena
10 3 (0.069%) Actimize
10 3 (0.069%) MoSes
11 2 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.046%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.046%) SAP R/3
12 1 (0.023%) Magento
12 1 (0.023%) Maximo
12 1 (0.023%) Oracle Applications
12 1 (0.023%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2,034 (46.95%) AWS
2 1,027 (23.71%) Azure
3 747 (17.24%) GCP
4 490 (11.31%) Serverless
5 376 (8.68%) AWS Lambda
6 271 (6.26%) Amazon S3
7 206 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
8 204 (4.71%) SaaS
9 194 (4.48%) Power Platform
10 172 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
11 155 (3.58%) GitHub
12 154 (3.55%) Amazon ECS
13 104 (2.40%) PaaS
14 102 (2.35%) IaaS
15 79 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 75 (1.73%) OpenShift
17 74 (1.71%) Office 365
18 71 (1.64%) Amazon Kinesis
19 68 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
20 66 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 151 (3.49%) Firewall
2 123 (2.84%) DNS
3 110 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 81 (1.87%) Network Security
5 73 (1.69%) BGP
6 69 (1.59%) OSPF
7 65 (1.50%) VPN
7 65 (1.50%) Wireless
8 56 (1.29%) HTTP
9 53 (1.22%) SNMP
10 48 (1.11%) MPLS
11 44 (1.02%) Multicast
12 41 (0.95%) WAN
13 39 (0.90%) DHCP
13 39 (0.90%) LAN
14 36 (0.83%) Internet
14 36 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
15 35 (0.81%) SSH
15 35 (0.81%) Wireshark
16 28 (0.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
2 357 (8.24%) SQL Server
3 355 (8.19%) Big Data
4 351 (8.10%) NoSQL
5 255 (5.89%) Data Warehouse
6 253 (5.84%) Hadoop
7 228 (5.26%) MySQL
8 195 (4.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 194 (4.48%) Power BI
10 192 (4.43%) Amazon Redshift
11 185 (4.27%) MongoDB
12 180 (4.16%) Tableau
13 163 (3.76%) Relational Database
14 117 (2.70%) Apache Hive
15 106 (2.45%) Data Lake
16 97 (2.24%) BigQuery
17 91 (2.10%) Redis
18 80 (1.85%) Snowflake Schema
19 74 (1.71%) Looker
20 71 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 546 (12.60%) Jenkins
2 446 (10.30%) Git (software)
3 216 (4.99%) JIRA
4 206 (4.76%) GitLab
5 101 (2.33%) Artifactory
6 100 (2.31%) Selenium
7 87 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 81 (1.87%) TeamCity
9 66 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 51 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
11 43 (0.99%) Bitbucket
12 37 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
13 36 (0.83%) Maven
13 36 (0.83%) Visual Studio
14 33 (0.76%) CircleCI
14 33 (0.76%) Cypress.io
14 33 (0.76%) Subversion
15 27 (0.62%) Appium
15 27 (0.62%) eggPlant
16 26 (0.60%) JUnit
General
1 1,646 (38.00%) Finance
2 617 (14.24%) Front Office
3 460 (10.62%) Banking
4 188 (4.34%) Back Office
5 161 (3.72%) Investment Banking
6 129 (2.98%) Marketing
7 128 (2.95%) Games
8 99 (2.29%) Advertising
9 96 (2.22%) Retail
10 87 (2.01%) Law
11 61 (1.41%) Telecoms
12 52 (1.20%) Public Sector
13 43 (0.99%) Financial Institution
14 37 (0.85%) Manufacturing
15 24 (0.55%) Electronics
16 14 (0.32%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.28%) Legal
17 12 (0.28%) Publishing
18 11 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.092%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,379 (31.83%) Developer
2 709 (16.37%) Python Developer
3 528 (12.19%) Python Engineer
4 495 (11.43%) Software Engineer
5 489 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 394 (9.10%) Data Engineer
7 324 (7.48%) AWS Engineer
8 263 (6.07%) Analyst
9 253 (5.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 245 (5.66%) Senior Developer
11 215 (4.96%) Python Software Engineer
12 207 (4.78%) Architect
13 175 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
14 171 (3.95%) Data Scientist
15 162 (3.74%) AWS DevOps
16 150 (3.46%) Java Developer
17 148 (3.42%) AWS Developer
18 144 (3.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 139 (3.21%) JavaScript Developer
20 137 (3.16%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 710 (16.39%) Web Services
2 533 (12.30%) React
3 467 (10.78%) AngularJS
4 396 (9.14%) Node.js
5 322 (7.43%) .NET
6 307 (7.09%) Vue.js
7 292 (6.74%) Kafka
8 289 (6.67%) Django
9 200 (4.62%) Flask
10 187 (4.32%) Pandas
11 182 (4.20%) REST
12 174 (4.02%) NumPy
13 163 (3.76%) HTML
14 142 (3.28%) RESTful
15 137 (3.16%) Natural Language Processing
16 124 (2.86%) CSS
17 119 (2.75%) TensorFlow
18 110 (2.54%) .NET Core
19 102 (2.35%) gRPC
20 99 (2.29%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 694 (16.02%) Hedge funds
2 538 (12.42%) Fixed Income
3 501 (11.57%) Derivative
4 426 (9.83%) Equities
5 291 (6.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 266 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
7 248 (5.72%) Algorithms
8 233 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
9 129 (2.98%) Public Cloud
10 111 (2.56%) Cloud Native
11 110 (2.54%) Data Structures
12 109 (2.52%) Reference Data
13 96 (2.22%) Mobile App
14 76 (1.75%) Management Information System
15 75 (1.73%) Credit Derivative
16 68 (1.57%) Data Centre
17 66 (1.52%) Blog
18 64 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
19 59 (1.36%) User Experience
20 50 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 855 (19.74%) Linux
2 287 (6.63%) Windows
3 260 (6.00%) Unix
4 85 (1.96%) CentOS
5 79 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 68 (1.57%) Android
7 53 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 46 (1.06%) Ubuntu
9 37 (0.85%) Apple iOS
10 32 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 29 (0.67%) Debian
12 24 (0.55%) Windows 10
13 19 (0.44%) VMS
14 14 (0.32%) Fedora
15 13 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
18 6 (0.14%) Robot Operating System
19 5 (0.12%) Solaris
20 4 (0.092%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,471 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1,193 (27.54%) DevOps
3 957 (22.09%) Software Engineering
4 688 (15.88%) Asset Management
5 600 (13.85%) Fintech
6 590 (13.62%) Machine Learning
7 588 (13.57%) Analytics
8 546 (12.60%) Microservices
9 457 (10.55%) Data Science
10 454 (10.48%) Investment Management
11 445 (10.27%) Computer Science
12 409 (9.44%) TDD
13 407 (9.40%) Artificial Intelligence
14 341 (7.87%) Mentoring
15 310 (7.16%) Scrum
15 310 (7.16%) Test Automation
16 294 (6.79%) ETL
17 280 (6.46%) Open Source
18 269 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
19 263 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,603 (37.00%) Java
2 1,325 (30.59%) SQL
3 1,018 (23.50%) JavaScript
4 555 (12.81%) C#
5 423 (9.76%) R
6 408 (9.42%) Go
7 396 (9.14%) C++
8 342 (7.89%) Ruby
9 320 (7.39%) PowerShell
10 319 (7.36%) Bash Shell
11 259 (5.98%) Scala
12 209 (4.82%) Kotlin
13 196 (4.52%) Shell Script
14 171 (3.95%) C
15 169 (3.90%) TypeScript
16 156 (3.60%) Perl
17 145 (3.35%) PHP
18 68 (1.57%) PL/SQL
19 63 (1.45%) Clojure
20 59 (1.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 499 (11.52%) Degree
2 179 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 103 (2.38%) PhD
4 82 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 76 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 68 (1.57%) SC Cleared
7 56 (1.29%) AWS Certification
8 55 (1.27%) Master's Degree
9 54 (1.25%) Sun Certification
10 52 (1.20%) CCNP
11 35 (0.81%) CCIE
12 34 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
13 33 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
14 25 (0.58%) CISSP
15 23 (0.53%) CCNA
16 19 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (0.39%) DV Cleared
18 16 (0.37%) ISTQB
18 16 (0.37%) Postgraduate
19 14 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (4.09%) QA
2 24 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 22 (0.51%) GDPR
4 20 (0.46%) SLA
5 19 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.37%) NIST
7 15 (0.35%) MiFID
8 14 (0.32%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.23%) EMIR
10 9 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.069%) UCITS
12 3 (0.069%) WCAG
13 2 (0.046%) Basel III
13 2 (0.046%) COBIT
13 2 (0.046%) FINRA
13 2 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.046%) NCSC
14 1 (0.023%) PMO
14 1 (0.023%) PSD2
System Software
1 984 (22.71%) Docker
2 108 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 81 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (1.04%) HDFS
5 24 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.23%) RHEV
8 8 (0.18%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.18%) Firmware
9 7 (0.16%) VMware NSX
10 6 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.092%) Samba
11 4 (0.092%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.092%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.069%) NFS
12 3 (0.069%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.069%) Xen
12 3 (0.069%) XenApp
12 3 (0.069%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.046%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 871 (20.11%) Kubernetes
2 570 (13.16%) Terraform
3 555 (12.81%) Ansible
4 342 (7.89%) Puppet
5 185 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
6 104 (2.40%) Grafana
7 69 (1.59%) Prometheus
8 65 (1.50%) Nagios
9 37 (0.85%) Kibana
10 30 (0.69%) ZABBIX
11 28 (0.65%) Salt
12 25 (0.58%) Graphite
12 25 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
13 23 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
13 23 (0.53%) Packer
14 21 (0.48%) SCCM
15 19 (0.44%) Rancher
16 18 (0.42%) logstash
17 17 (0.39%) Consul
17 17 (0.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 337 (7.78%) Google
2 274 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 207 (4.78%) Oracle
4 143 (3.30%) Bloomberg
5 106 (2.45%) VMware
6 103 (2.38%) Cisco
7 83 (1.92%) Databricks
8 81 (1.87%) Splunk
9 67 (1.55%) Cloudera
10 56 (1.29%) Red Hat
11 51 (1.18%) Informatica
12 49 (1.13%) Talend
13 47 (1.08%) SAP
14 45 (1.04%) Palo Alto
15 41 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
16 40 (0.92%) Atlassian
16 40 (0.92%) New Relic
17 34 (0.78%) Reuters
18 30 (0.69%) Riverbed
19 27 (0.62%) FactSet