Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 20 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Python 7803 6914 6635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.38% 9.24% 7.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.86% 16.98% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6341 6040 5706
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 41369 40713 47597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.04% 54.40% 53.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32895 35765 41054
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in London

Python
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in London.

Salary trend for Python in London

Python
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 1403 £65,000 +8.33% 184
West London +27 322 £55,000 +10.00% 37
South London -1 66 £50,000 +17.65% 3
East London +2 54 £52,000 -18.43% 16
North London -5 16 £52,500 -16.00% 3
Python
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Python.

1 3287 (42.12%) Java
2 2750 (35.24%) Linux
3 2718 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
4 2274 (29.14%) Finance
5 2132 (27.32%) SQL
6 1957 (25.08%) Amazon AWS
7 1921 (24.62%) DevOps
8 1444 (18.51%) JavaScript
9 1414 (18.12%) Docker
10 1405 (18.01%) Analytics
11 1403 (17.98%) C++
12 1388 (17.79%) Degree
13 1317 (16.88%) Ruby
14 1269 (16.26%) Ansible
15 1194 (15.30%) Bash Shell
16 1187 (15.21%) Big Data
16 1187 (15.21%) Perl
17 1156 (14.81%) Machine Learning
17 1156 (14.81%) Jenkins
18 1151 (14.75%) Computer Science
19 1091 (13.98%) Puppet
20 1086 (13.92%) C#
21 1055 (13.52%) Software Engineering
22 976 (12.51%) Git (software)
23 961 (12.32%) Unix
24 953 (12.21%) Hadoop
25 947 (12.14%) R
26 895 (11.47%) Apache Spark
27 887 (11.37%) Scala
27 887 (11.37%) Continuous Integration

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
1 895 (11.47%) Apache Spark
2 513 (6.57%) Apache
3 363 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
4 330 (4.23%) Tomcat
5 324 (4.15%) SAS
6 286 (3.67%) nginx
7 279 (3.58%) OpenStack
8 217 (2.78%) Confluence
9 128 (1.64%) IIS
10 112 (1.44%) WebSphere
11 104 (1.33%) Apache Solr
12 100 (1.28%) JBoss
13 87 (1.11%) Apache Pig
14 85 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
15 74 (0.95%) Jetty
16 57 (0.73%) WebLogic
17 53 (0.68%) DataSynapse
18 46 (0.59%) SharePoint
19 42 (0.54%) CMS
20 37 (0.47%) CloudStack
Applications
1 155 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 109 (1.40%) SPSS
3 45 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.14%) Chatbot
5 11 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.10%) HipChat
7 8 (0.10%) Mathematica
8 7 (0.090%) FrameMaker
8 7 (0.090%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.090%) Stata
9 5 (0.064%) Maya
10 4 (0.051%) CPLEX
10 4 (0.051%) GNU Octave
10 4 (0.051%) InDesign
11 3 (0.038%) Autodesk Inventor
11 3 (0.038%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.038%) Siemens NX
11 3 (0.038%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 17 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (0.22%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 15 (0.19%) SAP ERP
3 11 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
4 9 (0.12%) Odoo
5 8 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.090%) Eikon
6 7 (0.090%) R3 Corda
7 6 (0.077%) Front Arena
7 6 (0.077%) Revive Adserver
8 5 (0.064%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.051%) Magento
9 4 (0.051%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.051%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.051%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.038%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.026%) Advent Geneva
11 2 (0.026%) SAP FSCM
11 2 (0.026%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1957 (25.08%) Amazon AWS
2 677 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 341 (4.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 240 (3.08%) SaaS
5 206 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 183 (2.35%) PaaS
7 178 (2.28%) GitHub
8 147 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
9 131 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
10 129 (1.65%) IaaS
11 123 (1.58%) Amazon S3
12 107 (1.37%) Serverless
13 80 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
14 64 (0.82%) npm
15 61 (0.78%) Google Analytics
16 58 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 47 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
18 45 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
19 44 (0.56%) Slack
20 39 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 265 (3.40%) TCP/IP
2 260 (3.33%) DNS
3 252 (3.23%) Firewall
4 183 (2.35%) HTTP
5 147 (1.88%) Internet
6 129 (1.65%) VPN
7 100 (1.28%) Network Security
8 97 (1.24%) BGP
9 88 (1.13%) DHCP
10 84 (1.08%) SSL
11 82 (1.05%) LDAP
12 78 (1.00%) OSPF
12 78 (1.00%) WAN
13 72 (0.92%) VLAN
14 57 (0.73%) SMTP
15 55 (0.70%) LAN
16 51 (0.65%) MPLS
17 49 (0.63%) SAN
18 48 (0.62%) SNMP
19 44 (0.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1187 (15.21%) Big Data
2 953 (12.21%) Hadoop
3 721 (9.24%) MySQL
4 680 (8.71%) NoSQL
5 621 (7.96%) PostgreSQL
6 579 (7.42%) MongoDB
7 543 (6.96%) SQL Server
8 430 (5.51%) Relational Database
9 429 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
10 312 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 259 (3.32%) Apache Hive
12 241 (3.09%) Redis
13 181 (2.32%) RDBMS
14 154 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
15 145 (1.86%) Data Mining
15 145 (1.86%) HBase
16 123 (1.58%) Power BI
17 121 (1.55%) OLAP
18 108 (1.38%) Oracle OLAP
19 94 (1.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1156 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 976 (12.51%) Git (software)
3 458 (5.87%) JIRA
4 297 (3.81%) Selenium
5 253 (3.24%) Maven
6 246 (3.15%) TeamCity
7 232 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 211 (2.70%) JUnit
9 207 (2.65%) Subversion
10 149 (1.91%) Cucumber
11 139 (1.78%) Gradle
12 123 (1.58%) Vagrant
13 120 (1.54%) gulp
14 119 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
15 94 (1.20%) WebDriver
16 87 (1.11%) Artifactory
16 87 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
17 86 (1.10%) Visual Studio
18 83 (1.06%) Bitbucket
19 78 (1.00%) Mockito
General
1 2274 (29.14%) Finance
2 885 (11.34%) Banking
3 518 (6.64%) Investment Banking
4 515 (6.60%) Front Office
5 514 (6.59%) Marketing
6 364 (4.66%) Retail
7 343 (4.40%) Retail Banking
8 251 (3.22%) Telecoms
9 232 (2.97%) Games
10 196 (2.51%) Financial Institution
11 179 (2.29%) Advertising
12 126 (1.61%) Electronics
13 124 (1.59%) Legal
14 106 (1.36%) Manufacturing
15 102 (1.31%) Publishing
16 41 (0.53%) Back Office
17 32 (0.41%) Law
18 22 (0.28%) Online Betting
19 20 (0.26%) Aerospace
20 19 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2809 (36.00%) Developer
2 1111 (14.24%) Python Developer
3 1000 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 612 (7.84%) Senior Developer
5 565 (7.24%) Java Developer
6 535 (6.86%) Data Scientist
7 447 (5.73%) Software Engineer
8 425 (5.45%) Analyst
9 315 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
10 284 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
11 266 (3.41%) Data Engineer
12 252 (3.23%) Architect
12 252 (3.23%) Senior Python Developer
13 235 (3.01%) AWS DevOps
14 231 (2.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 223 (2.86%) Software Developer
16 208 (2.67%) Consultant
17 201 (2.58%) Junior
18 189 (2.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 188 (2.41%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 734 (9.41%) HTML
2 558 (7.15%) CSS
3 537 (6.88%) .NET
4 518 (6.64%) AngularJS
5 505 (6.47%) Django
6 501 (6.42%) Node.js
7 461 (5.91%) Web Services
8 430 (5.51%) React
9 414 (5.31%) REST
10 376 (4.82%) RESTful
11 365 (4.68%) Kafka
12 321 (4.11%) Natural Language Processing
13 294 (3.77%) Flask
14 290 (3.72%) HTML5
15 258 (3.31%) Spring
16 216 (2.77%) Elastic Stack
17 208 (2.67%) XML
18 206 (2.64%) JSON
19 189 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
20 188 (2.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1151 (14.75%) Computer Science
2 842 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
3 638 (8.18%) Algorithms
4 573 (7.34%) Fintech
5 314 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
6 252 (3.23%) Derivative
7 241 (3.09%) Hedge funds
8 237 (3.04%) User Experience
9 233 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
10 193 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 180 (2.31%) Data Centre
12 174 (2.23%) Equities
13 167 (2.14%) Mobile App
14 146 (1.87%) Data Structures
15 142 (1.82%) Fixed Income
16 136 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
17 134 (1.72%) Public Cloud
18 126 (1.61%) Management Information System
19 108 (1.38%) Private Cloud
20 96 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2750 (35.24%) Linux
2 961 (12.32%) Unix
3 739 (9.47%) Windows
4 296 (3.79%) CentOS
5 272 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 206 (2.64%) Ubuntu
7 200 (2.56%) Android
8 177 (2.27%) Apple iOS
9 106 (1.36%) Windows Server
10 97 (1.24%) Debian
11 88 (1.13%) Solaris
12 54 (0.69%) CoreOS
13 47 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 45 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (0.40%) Windows 7
16 28 (0.36%) Fedora
17 26 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (0.27%) AIX
19 16 (0.21%) VMS
20 15 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2718 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1921 (24.62%) DevOps
3 1405 (18.01%) Analytics
4 1156 (14.81%) Machine Learning
5 1055 (13.52%) Software Engineering
6 887 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
7 884 (11.33%) TDD
8 858 (11.00%) Open Source
9 711 (9.11%) Mathematics
10 668 (8.56%) Scrum
11 667 (8.55%) Configuration Management
12 586 (7.51%) Test Automation
13 571 (7.32%) Microservices
14 560 (7.18%) OO
15 506 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
16 499 (6.39%) E-Commerce
17 492 (6.31%) BDD
18 470 (6.02%) Data Analytics
19 402 (5.15%) Asset Management
20 396 (5.07%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3287 (42.12%) Java
2 2132 (27.32%) SQL
3 1444 (18.51%) JavaScript
4 1403 (17.98%) C++
5 1317 (16.88%) Ruby
6 1194 (15.30%) Bash Shell
7 1187 (15.21%) Perl
8 1086 (13.92%) C#
9 947 (12.14%) R
10 887 (11.37%) Scala
11 653 (8.37%) PHP
12 474 (6.07%) Go
13 447 (5.73%) Shell Script
14 417 (5.34%) PowerShell
15 356 (4.56%) C
16 255 (3.27%) MATLAB
17 187 (2.40%) PL/SQL
18 163 (2.09%) T-SQL
19 150 (1.92%) Groovy
19 150 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1388 (17.79%) Degree
2 531 (6.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 357 (4.58%) PhD
4 130 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 123 (1.58%) Master's Degree
6 87 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 83 (1.06%) CISSP
8 71 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
9 67 (0.86%) SC Cleared
10 65 (0.83%) CCNP
11 60 (0.77%) GIAC
12 51 (0.65%) DV Cleared
13 41 (0.53%) ISTQB
14 36 (0.46%) AWS Certification
15 34 (0.44%) OSCP
16 33 (0.42%) CCNA
16 33 (0.42%) ISEB
17 30 (0.38%) CCIE
17 30 (0.38%) CISA
17 30 (0.38%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (5.36%) QA
2 86 (1.10%) GCP
3 79 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 35 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (0.42%) GDPR
6 28 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 26 (0.33%) SLA
8 19 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
9 14 (0.18%) IFRS
9 14 (0.18%) IFRS 9
10 10 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 9 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.10%) GPG13
12 8 (0.10%) SEPA
13 7 (0.090%) COBIT
14 4 (0.051%) OIPF
14 4 (0.051%) PMBOK
15 3 (0.038%) Disclosure Scotland
15 3 (0.038%) PMO
16 2 (0.026%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1414 (18.12%) Docker
2 189 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 117 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
5 82 (1.05%) HDFS
6 68 (0.87%) Apache Flume
7 64 (0.82%) NFS
8 56 (0.72%) iptables
8 56 (0.72%) Varnish
9 51 (0.65%) Hyper-V
10 48 (0.62%) vSphere
11 46 (0.59%) KVM
12 39 (0.50%) Xen
13 35 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
14 26 (0.33%) LXC
15 21 (0.27%) XenServer
16 14 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 14 (0.18%) Snort
17 11 (0.14%) Terminal Server
17 11 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1269 (16.26%) Ansible
2 1091 (13.98%) Puppet
3 868 (11.12%) Opscode Chef
4 717 (9.19%) Kubernetes
5 421 (5.40%) Terraform
6 248 (3.18%) Nagios
7 134 (1.72%) Salt
8 98 (1.26%) Kibana
9 91 (1.17%) Mesos
10 83 (1.06%) logstash
11 80 (1.03%) HAProxy
12 73 (0.94%) Packer
13 66 (0.85%) ZABBIX
14 64 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
14 64 (0.82%) Grafana
15 51 (0.65%) Graphite
15 51 (0.65%) Oozie
15 51 (0.65%) Rundeck
16 43 (0.55%) Consul
17 41 (0.53%) Icinga
Vendors
1 613 (7.86%) Oracle
2 518 (6.64%) Google
3 462 (5.92%) Microsoft
4 377 (4.83%) Red Hat
5 359 (4.60%) Tableau
6 281 (3.60%) VMware
7 209 (2.68%) Splunk
8 174 (2.23%) Cisco
9 152 (1.95%) SAP
10 108 (1.38%) SaltStack
11 90 (1.15%) Cloudera
12 88 (1.13%) TIBCO
13 86 (1.10%) Atlassian
14 82 (1.05%) Sybase
15 76 (0.97%) Juniper
16 73 (0.94%) Hortonworks
17 69 (0.88%) Adobe
17 69 (0.88%) IBM
18 63 (0.81%) Bloomberg
19 58 (0.74%) AppDynamics