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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / London
Rank 19 22 45
Rank change year-on-year +3 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Python 3355 3550 2298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.10% 8.46% 5.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.45% 15.71% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2852 3129 1962
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18184 22591 21624
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 54.74% 53.86% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15670 19817 18519
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 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 +1 511 £66,250 +6.00% 151
Canary Wharf - 22 £72,500 -
Chiswick +11 16 £52,500 -
West End of London +5 14 £35,000 -41.66% 29
Croydon +12 10 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +9 10 £60,000 +14.28%
Hounslow +3 10 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Wimbledon +20 8 £61,250 +4.25% 1
Hackney - 7 - -
Bromley -4 6 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Westminster -4 6 £85,000 +13.33%
Mayfair +1 5 £50,000 -50.00%
Hammersmith -10 5 £62,500 +60.25% 1
Surbiton +15 4 £50,000 -10.31% 3
Heathrow - 4 £60,000 -
Twickenham +4 3 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Harrow +5 1 £80,000 -
Isleworth -3 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Orpington - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £47,500 -
Osterley - 1 £55,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2713 (40.27%) Linux
2 2582 (38.33%) Java
3 2192 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
4 1854 (27.52%) SQL
5 1816 (26.96%) Finance
6 1713 (25.43%) DevOps
7 1496 (22.21%) JavaScript
8 1461 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
9 1378 (20.45%) Ruby
10 1276 (18.94%) Degree
11 1166 (17.31%) Bash Shell
11 1166 (17.31%) Puppet
12 1158 (17.19%) C++
13 1102 (16.36%) Perl
14 1094 (16.24%) Computer Science
15 1043 (15.48%) Ansible
16 1030 (15.29%) Analytics
17 1013 (15.04%) Software Engineering
18 1008 (14.96%) Git (software)
19 960 (14.25%) Opscode Chef
20 958 (14.22%) Jenkins
21 951 (14.12%) Docker
22 944 (14.01%) C#
23 939 (13.94%) Big Data
24 902 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
25 883 (13.11%) HTML
26 866 (12.85%) Unix
27 769 (11.41%) Banking
28 768 (11.40%) Scala
28 768 (11.40%) Hadoop

Python
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
1 643 (9.54%) Apache Spark
2 434 (6.44%) Apache
3 402 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
4 247 (3.67%) SAS
5 230 (3.41%) Tomcat
6 165 (2.45%) OpenStack
7 137 (2.03%) WebSphere
8 133 (1.97%) nginx
9 121 (1.80%) Confluence
10 120 (1.78%) Jetty
11 115 (1.71%) IIS
12 110 (1.63%) Apache Solr
13 105 (1.56%) Apache Pig
14 82 (1.22%) JBoss
15 69 (1.02%) WebLogic
16 67 (0.99%) CMS
17 35 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
18 33 (0.49%) Tornado
19 27 (0.40%) SharePoint
20 23 (0.34%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 131 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 97 (1.44%) SPSS
3 37 (0.55%) MS Office
4 10 (0.15%) EViews
4 10 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.12%) GNU Octave
5 8 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.10%) SPSS Modeler
7 6 (0.089%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.089%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.074%) Stata
8 5 (0.074%) Weka
9 4 (0.059%) Gephi
10 3 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.045%) Simulink
11 2 (0.030%) ArcInfo
11 2 (0.030%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.030%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.030%) Maya
11 2 (0.030%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 15 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.16%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 9 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.074%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.045%) Odoo
7 3 (0.045%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.030%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.030%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.030%) Endur
8 2 (0.030%) Magento
8 2 (0.030%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.030%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 2 (0.030%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.015%) Findur
9 1 (0.015%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.015%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.015%) Shopify
9 1 (0.015%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1461 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
2 437 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 276 (4.10%) SaaS
4 257 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 195 (2.89%) GitHub
6 128 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
7 127 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 93 (1.38%) Amazon S3
9 75 (1.11%) PaaS
10 71 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
11 58 (0.86%) CloudBees
12 52 (0.77%) IaaS
13 48 (0.71%) Slack
14 44 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
15 42 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
15 42 (0.62%) Google Analytics
15 42 (0.62%) Heroku
16 41 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 35 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 31 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 187 (2.78%) DNS
2 184 (2.73%) Firewall
3 180 (2.67%) Internet
4 177 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 160 (2.37%) HTTP
6 79 (1.17%) LDAP
7 66 (0.98%) BGP
8 63 (0.94%) VPN
9 59 (0.88%) DHCP
9 59 (0.88%) SAN
10 58 (0.86%) OSPF
11 54 (0.80%) LAN
11 54 (0.80%) WAN
12 52 (0.77%) SNMP
13 51 (0.76%) Network Security
14 50 (0.74%) SSL
15 47 (0.70%) NAS
16 46 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
17 35 (0.52%) SSH
18 34 (0.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 939 (13.94%) Big Data
2 768 (11.40%) Hadoop
3 723 (10.73%) MySQL
4 665 (9.87%) NoSQL
5 548 (8.13%) MongoDB
6 536 (7.96%) Relational Database
7 533 (7.91%) PostgreSQL
8 526 (7.81%) SQL Server
9 274 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 260 (3.86%) Redis
11 217 (3.22%) Apache Hive
12 202 (3.00%) RDBMS
13 191 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
14 165 (2.45%) Data Mining
15 149 (2.21%) HBase
16 130 (1.93%) Amazon Redshift
17 91 (1.35%) Neo4j
18 89 (1.32%) QlikView
19 82 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 71 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1008 (14.96%) Git (software)
2 958 (14.22%) Jenkins
3 400 (5.94%) JIRA
4 333 (4.94%) Selenium
5 285 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 283 (4.20%) Subversion
7 199 (2.95%) Maven
8 186 (2.76%) Cucumber
9 167 (2.48%) TeamCity
10 159 (2.36%) JUnit
11 144 (2.14%) Vagrant
12 122 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 112 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
14 87 (1.29%) GoCD
15 85 (1.26%) WebDriver
16 84 (1.25%) Hudson
17 78 (1.16%) Appium
18 77 (1.14%) JMeter
19 76 (1.13%) HP UFT
20 74 (1.10%) Ant
General
1 1816 (26.96%) Finance
2 769 (11.41%) Banking
3 324 (4.81%) Marketing
4 311 (4.62%) Retail
5 261 (3.87%) Front Office
6 248 (3.68%) Telecoms
7 245 (3.64%) Investment Banking
8 222 (3.30%) Games
9 116 (1.72%) Financial Institution
10 106 (1.57%) Advertising
11 81 (1.20%) Publishing
12 65 (0.96%) Legal
13 38 (0.56%) Back Office
14 31 (0.46%) Online Betting
15 26 (0.39%) Manufacturing
16 24 (0.36%) Law
17 23 (0.34%) Electronics
18 19 (0.28%) Billing
19 14 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
20 10 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2395 (35.55%) Developer
2 967 (14.35%) Python Developer
3 853 (12.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 532 (7.90%) Java Developer
5 463 (6.87%) Data Scientist
5 463 (6.87%) Linux Engineer
6 365 (5.42%) Software Engineer
7 349 (5.18%) Senior Developer
8 319 (4.74%) Analyst
9 280 (4.16%) Data Engineer
10 263 (3.90%) Junior
11 254 (3.77%) C++ Developer
12 249 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
13 224 (3.32%) C# Developer
14 205 (3.04%) Administrator
15 202 (3.00%) Architect
16 184 (2.73%) Junior Developer
16 184 (2.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 180 (2.67%) Full Stack Developer
18 179 (2.66%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 883 (13.11%) HTML
2 711 (10.55%) CSS
3 615 (9.13%) .NET
4 591 (8.77%) Django
5 574 (8.52%) AngularJS
6 514 (7.63%) Web Services
7 482 (7.15%) Node.js
8 391 (5.80%) REST
9 337 (5.00%) Flask
10 297 (4.41%) HTML5
11 289 (4.29%) React
12 283 (4.20%) RESTful
13 272 (4.04%) XML
14 227 (3.37%) Spring
15 219 (3.25%) CSS3
16 209 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
17 198 (2.94%) Kafka
18 194 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
19 188 (2.79%) LAMP
20 179 (2.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1094 (16.24%) Computer Science
2 555 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 495 (7.35%) Algorithms
4 447 (6.64%) Fintech
5 306 (4.54%) Hedge funds
6 182 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 170 (2.52%) User Experience
8 168 (2.49%) Data Structures
9 165 (2.45%) Mobile App
10 162 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 150 (2.23%) Derivative
12 149 (2.21%) Fixed Income
13 132 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
14 121 (1.80%) Equities
15 98 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
16 69 (1.02%) Client/Server
17 68 (1.01%) Management Information System
18 64 (0.95%) Credit Risk
19 59 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
20 52 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2713 (40.27%) Linux
2 866 (12.85%) Unix
3 744 (11.04%) Windows
4 305 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 254 (3.77%) CentOS
6 187 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 157 (2.33%) Android
8 143 (2.12%) Apple iOS
9 122 (1.81%) Windows Server
10 99 (1.47%) Debian
11 94 (1.40%) Solaris
12 67 (0.99%) CoreOS
13 43 (0.64%) Mac OS X
14 30 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
16 26 (0.39%) AIX
17 17 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 12 (0.18%) Fedora
18 12 (0.18%) SmartOS
19 11 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2192 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1713 (25.43%) DevOps
3 1030 (15.29%) Analytics
4 1013 (15.04%) Software Engineering
5 902 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
6 766 (11.37%) TDD
7 757 (11.24%) Machine Learning
8 659 (9.78%) Open Source
9 638 (9.47%) Mathematics
10 627 (9.31%) Configuration Management
11 576 (8.55%) Scrum
12 558 (8.28%) OO
13 539 (8.00%) E-Commerce
14 392 (5.82%) SDLC
15 368 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
16 360 (5.34%) Continuous Delivery
17 359 (5.33%) Microservices
18 350 (5.20%) BDD
19 325 (4.82%) Visualisation
20 318 (4.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2582 (38.33%) Java
2 1854 (27.52%) SQL
3 1496 (22.21%) JavaScript
4 1378 (20.45%) Ruby
5 1166 (17.31%) Bash Shell
6 1158 (17.19%) C++
7 1102 (16.36%) Perl
8 944 (14.01%) C#
9 768 (11.40%) Scala
10 697 (10.35%) R
11 651 (9.66%) PHP
12 459 (6.81%) Go
13 420 (6.23%) PowerShell
14 325 (4.82%) C
15 258 (3.83%) Shell Script
16 157 (2.33%) MATLAB
17 151 (2.24%) Groovy
18 97 (1.44%) VBA
19 72 (1.07%) Clojure
20 67 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1276 (18.94%) Degree
2 362 (5.37%) PhD
3 60 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (0.77%) CISSP
5 51 (0.76%) Security Cleared
6 33 (0.49%) CCNP
7 31 (0.46%) AWS Certification
8 30 (0.45%) CEH
8 30 (0.45%) CISA
8 30 (0.45%) ISEB
9 29 (0.43%) CCIE
9 29 (0.43%) RHCE
10 28 (0.42%) CISM
11 19 (0.28%) SC Cleared
12 18 (0.27%) CCNA
12 18 (0.27%) GIAC
13 16 (0.24%) ISTQB
13 16 (0.24%) RHCSA
14 15 (0.22%) PMI Certification
15 13 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 460 (6.83%) QA
2 63 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 56 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 46 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (0.53%) COBIT
6 32 (0.47%) SLA
7 31 (0.46%) SDET
8 26 (0.39%) GCP
9 12 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.12%) MiFID
11 7 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (0.089%) GPG13
13 3 (0.045%) DICOM
13 3 (0.045%) GDPR
13 3 (0.045%) HL7
13 3 (0.045%) PMO
13 3 (0.045%) SNOMED CT
14 2 (0.030%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.030%) IFRS
14 2 (0.030%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 951 (14.12%) Docker
2 196 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (1.68%) Active Directory
4 67 (0.99%) Xen
5 56 (0.83%) Varnish
5 56 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 53 (0.79%) Apache Flume
7 49 (0.73%) NFS
8 48 (0.71%) KVM
9 47 (0.70%) Hyper-V
10 46 (0.68%) HDFS
11 32 (0.47%) iptables
12 31 (0.46%) vSphere
13 27 (0.40%) VirtualBox
14 21 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 19 (0.28%) Snort
16 18 (0.27%) QEMU
17 15 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
18 13 (0.19%) vCloud
18 13 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1166 (17.31%) Puppet
2 1043 (15.48%) Ansible
3 960 (14.25%) Opscode Chef
4 344 (5.11%) Kubernetes
5 293 (4.35%) Nagios
6 186 (2.76%) Terraform
7 166 (2.46%) Salt
8 152 (2.26%) Kibana
9 118 (1.75%) logstash
10 109 (1.62%) Graphite
10 109 (1.62%) Mesos
11 62 (0.92%) ZABBIX
12 48 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
13 42 (0.62%) Grafana
14 39 (0.58%) Rundeck
15 38 (0.56%) HAProxy
16 30 (0.45%) SELinux
17 29 (0.43%) Packer
17 29 (0.43%) rkt
18 27 (0.40%) Opsview
Vendors
1 473 (7.02%) Oracle
2 383 (5.69%) Google
3 378 (5.61%) Red Hat
4 253 (3.76%) VMware
5 248 (3.68%) Tableau
6 242 (3.59%) Splunk
7 217 (3.22%) Microsoft
8 121 (1.80%) Cisco
9 115 (1.71%) Sybase
10 111 (1.65%) New Relic
11 101 (1.50%) Atlassian
12 98 (1.45%) SaltStack
13 97 (1.44%) IBM
14 86 (1.28%) TIBCO
15 77 (1.14%) AppDynamics
16 73 (1.08%) HP
17 52 (0.77%) Juniper
18 50 (0.74%) Dynatrace
19 47 (0.70%) SAP
20 45 (0.67%) NetApp
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Yearly Bonus, Pension Plan, Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £150000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare, gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 55,000-70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 28 Days Hol, Bonus, Pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday