Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 19 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 8,002 6,814 7,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.43% 9.93% 8.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.49% 17.98% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6,696 5,877 6,403
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 39,051 37,891 45,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.78% 55.23% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32,707 32,789 39,750
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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 1,576 £65,000 - 362
West London +12 223 £55,000 - 167
East London +1 72 £75,000 - 72
South London -24 68 £45,000 - 20
North London -5 13 £62,500 +13.64% 6
Python
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 3,160 (39.49%) Java
2 2,883 (36.03%) Linux
3 2,526 (31.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2,440 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
5 2,178 (27.22%) DevOps
6 2,128 (26.59%) SQL
7 2,033 (25.41%) Finance
8 1,631 (20.38%) Docker
9 1,539 (19.23%) Big Data
10 1,485 (18.56%) JavaScript
11 1,467 (18.33%) Machine Learning
12 1,433 (17.91%) Degree
13 1,410 (17.62%) Analytics
14 1,374 (17.17%) Data Science
15 1,363 (17.03%) Ansible
16 1,362 (17.02%) Ruby
17 1,335 (16.68%) C++
18 1,316 (16.45%) Bash Shell
19 1,240 (15.50%) Computer Science
20 1,207 (15.08%) Jenkins
21 1,170 (14.62%) C#
22 1,159 (14.48%) Puppet
23 1,157 (14.46%) Apache Spark
24 1,139 (14.23%) Software Engineering
25 1,091 (13.63%) Hadoop
26 1,083 (13.53%) Scala
27 1,021 (12.76%) Perl
28 972 (12.15%) R
28 972 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
29 965 (12.06%) Git (software)

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 1,157 (14.46%) Apache Spark
2 485 (6.06%) Apache
3 478 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
4 248 (3.10%) SAS
5 232 (2.90%) nginx
6 174 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 165 (2.06%) OpenStack
8 143 (1.79%) Confluence
9 130 (1.62%) Apache Solr
10 80 (1.00%) Apache Pig
11 61 (0.76%) CMS
12 58 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 55 (0.69%) Ethereum
14 52 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
15 51 (0.64%) Jetty
16 44 (0.55%) IIS
17 42 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
18 36 (0.45%) SharePoint
19 33 (0.41%) CloudStack
20 27 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 144 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 85 (1.06%) SPSS
3 34 (0.42%) Chatbot
4 33 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
5 30 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 25 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.100%) Mathematica
10 7 (0.087%) Weka
11 6 (0.075%) GNU Octave
12 5 (0.062%) Maya
13 4 (0.050%) Houdini
13 4 (0.050%) NUKE
14 3 (0.037%) HipChat
14 3 (0.037%) InVision
15 2 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
15 2 (0.025%) CPLEX
15 2 (0.025%) Microsoft Project
16 1 (0.012%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 26 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
3 19 (0.24%) thinkFolio
4 12 (0.15%) Summit
5 10 (0.12%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 9 (0.11%) RMDS
7 8 (0.100%) Relativity
7 8 (0.100%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 8 (0.100%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
8 7 (0.087%) R3 Corda
9 6 (0.075%) Magento
9 6 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.050%) MetaTrader
11 4 (0.050%) Shopify
11 4 (0.050%) WebTrends
12 3 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (0.037%) Eikon
12 3 (0.037%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 2,526 (31.57%) Amazon AWS
2 950 (11.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 431 (5.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 372 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 348 (4.35%) SaaS
6 259 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
7 238 (2.97%) GitHub
8 237 (2.96%) IaaS
9 227 (2.84%) PaaS
10 210 (2.62%) Amazon S3
11 203 (2.54%) Serverless
12 159 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
13 157 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
14 116 (1.45%) OpenShift
15 91 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
16 88 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 85 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
18 68 (0.85%) Office 365
18 68 (0.85%) Slack
19 57 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 323 (4.04%) TCP/IP
2 271 (3.39%) Firewall
3 258 (3.22%) DNS
4 219 (2.74%) HTTP
5 187 (2.34%) Internet
6 152 (1.90%) VPN
7 107 (1.34%) WAN
8 105 (1.31%) Network Security
9 93 (1.16%) BGP
10 85 (1.06%) SSL
11 79 (0.99%) DHCP
11 79 (0.99%) OSPF
12 71 (0.89%) SMTP
13 70 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
14 66 (0.82%) LAN
15 51 (0.64%) Wireless
16 48 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
17 45 (0.56%) MPLS
17 45 (0.56%) SNMP
18 44 (0.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,539 (19.23%) Big Data
2 1,091 (13.63%) Hadoop
3 804 (10.05%) NoSQL
4 767 (9.59%) MySQL
5 714 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
6 612 (7.65%) MongoDB
7 465 (5.81%) SQL Server
8 458 (5.72%) Relational Database
9 408 (5.10%) Apache Hive
10 398 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
11 297 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
12 257 (3.21%) Redis
13 253 (3.16%) HBase
14 182 (2.27%) Blockchain
15 180 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
15 180 (2.25%) RDBMS
16 164 (2.05%) Data Lake
17 157 (1.96%) Data Mining
18 156 (1.95%) Power BI
19 134 (1.67%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1,207 (15.08%) Jenkins
2 965 (12.06%) Git (software)
3 323 (4.04%) JIRA
4 317 (3.96%) Selenium
5 310 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 280 (3.50%) Maven
7 257 (3.21%) TeamCity
8 245 (3.06%) Subversion
9 197 (2.46%) Cucumber
10 181 (2.26%) Vagrant
11 152 (1.90%) Gradle
11 152 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
12 139 (1.74%) JUnit
13 123 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
14 105 (1.31%) GitLab
14 105 (1.31%) WebDriver
15 103 (1.29%) gulp
16 101 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
17 96 (1.20%) Bitbucket
18 89 (1.11%) JMeter
General
1 2,033 (25.41%) Finance
2 644 (8.05%) Banking
3 386 (4.82%) Retail
4 385 (4.81%) Front Office
5 336 (4.20%) Marketing
6 250 (3.12%) Games
7 238 (2.97%) Investment Banking
8 218 (2.72%) Telecoms
9 190 (2.37%) Advertising
10 148 (1.85%) Financial Institution
11 103 (1.29%) Legal
12 94 (1.17%) Law
13 70 (0.87%) Publishing
14 58 (0.72%) Manufacturing
15 50 (0.62%) Electronics
16 24 (0.30%) Back Office
17 23 (0.29%) French Language
18 21 (0.26%) Italian Language
19 20 (0.25%) German Language
20 19 (0.24%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2,420 (30.24%) Developer
2 1,083 (13.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 928 (11.60%) Python Developer
4 615 (7.69%) Data Scientist
5 454 (5.67%) Data Engineer
6 452 (5.65%) Java Developer
7 446 (5.57%) Python Engineer
8 400 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
9 392 (4.90%) Senior Developer
10 379 (4.74%) Analyst
11 377 (4.71%) Software Engineer
12 337 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
13 329 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
14 326 (4.07%) AWS DevOps
15 310 (3.87%) Architect
16 296 (3.70%) Consultant
17 256 (3.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 239 (2.99%) Software Developer
19 235 (2.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
20 230 (2.87%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 691 (8.64%) Web Services
2 677 (8.46%) HTML
3 587 (7.34%) AngularJS
4 566 (7.07%) Node.js
5 564 (7.05%) React
6 558 (6.97%) .NET
7 526 (6.57%) Kafka
8 521 (6.51%) Django
9 518 (6.47%) CSS
10 431 (5.39%) Natural Language Processing
11 408 (5.10%) REST
12 389 (4.86%) RESTful
13 298 (3.72%) NumPy
14 273 (3.41%) Spring
15 268 (3.35%) Pandas
16 260 (3.25%) HTML5
17 243 (3.04%) RabbitMQ
18 224 (2.80%) JSON
19 222 (2.77%) XML
20 213 (2.66%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 1,240 (15.50%) Computer Science
2 830 (10.37%) Fintech
3 811 (10.13%) Algorithms
4 718 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
5 371 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
6 306 (3.82%) Hedge funds
7 245 (3.06%) User Experience
8 239 (2.99%) Data Structures
9 237 (2.96%) Equities
10 210 (2.62%) Data Centre
11 194 (2.42%) Public Cloud
12 188 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 177 (2.21%) Fixed Income
14 166 (2.07%) Derivative
15 156 (1.95%) Management Information System
16 153 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
16 153 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
17 151 (1.89%) Mobile App
18 123 (1.54%) Private Cloud
19 98 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2,883 (36.03%) Linux
2 822 (10.27%) Unix
3 680 (8.50%) Windows
4 237 (2.96%) CentOS
5 235 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 170 (2.12%) Ubuntu
7 160 (2.00%) Android
8 128 (1.60%) Apple iOS
9 99 (1.24%) Debian
10 84 (1.05%) Windows Server
11 65 (0.81%) CoreOS
12 44 (0.55%) Solaris
13 27 (0.34%) Fedora
14 24 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 24 (0.30%) SUSE
15 21 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
15 21 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (0.20%) Nucleus RTOS
17 16 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,440 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 2,178 (27.22%) DevOps
3 1,467 (18.33%) Machine Learning
4 1,410 (17.62%) Analytics
5 1,374 (17.17%) Data Science
6 1,139 (14.23%) Software Engineering
7 972 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
8 900 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
9 877 (10.96%) Mathematics
10 843 (10.53%) TDD
11 753 (9.41%) Configuration Management
12 714 (8.92%) Microservices
12 714 (8.92%) Open Source
13 698 (8.72%) Artificial Intelligence
14 691 (8.64%) Test Automation
15 609 (7.61%) Scrum
16 515 (6.44%) OO
17 458 (5.72%) BDD
18 451 (5.64%) E-Commerce
19 450 (5.62%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3,160 (39.49%) Java
2 2,128 (26.59%) SQL
3 1,485 (18.56%) JavaScript
4 1,362 (17.02%) Ruby
5 1,335 (16.68%) C++
6 1,316 (16.45%) Bash Shell
7 1,170 (14.62%) C#
8 1,083 (13.53%) Scala
9 1,021 (12.76%) Perl
10 972 (12.15%) R
11 705 (8.81%) PHP
12 523 (6.54%) PowerShell
13 494 (6.17%) Go
14 486 (6.07%) C
15 349 (4.36%) Shell Script
16 267 (3.34%) MATLAB
17 158 (1.97%) VBA
18 156 (1.95%) Groovy
19 150 (1.87%) Java 8
20 92 (1.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1,433 (17.91%) Degree
2 475 (5.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 457 (5.71%) PhD
4 148 (1.85%) Master's Degree
5 147 (1.84%) Security Cleared
6 135 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
7 123 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
8 117 (1.46%) AWS Certification
9 105 (1.31%) CCNP
10 88 (1.10%) CISSP
11 68 (0.85%) SC Cleared
12 46 (0.57%) CCNA
13 44 (0.55%) GIAC
14 42 (0.52%) CCIE
15 41 (0.51%) CISA
16 38 (0.47%) OSCP
17 34 (0.42%) CEH
17 34 (0.42%) CISM
17 34 (0.42%) SANS
18 30 (0.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 445 (5.56%) QA
2 140 (1.75%) GCP
3 78 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 46 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 42 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (0.45%) GDPR
7 14 (0.17%) MiFID
8 12 (0.15%) SLA
9 11 (0.14%) GPG13
10 10 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.12%) ISO 14001
11 9 (0.11%) COBIT
11 9 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 9 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.11%) Solvency II
12 8 (0.100%) EMIR
13 6 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
13 6 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.062%) Actionable Recommendations
15 4 (0.050%) OIPF
System Software
1 1,631 (20.38%) Docker
2 175 (2.19%) HDFS
3 173 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (1.12%) Apache Flume
4 90 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
5 85 (1.06%) Active Directory
6 56 (0.70%) KVM
7 50 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 40 (0.50%) NFS
9 32 (0.40%) iptables
9 32 (0.40%) VirtualBox
9 32 (0.40%) vSphere
10 27 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 27 (0.34%) Snort
11 24 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 22 (0.27%) XenApp
13 21 (0.26%) Samba
14 19 (0.24%) XenDesktop
15 18 (0.22%) LXC
15 18 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1,363 (17.03%) Ansible
2 1,159 (14.48%) Puppet
3 900 (11.25%) Opscode Chef
4 840 (10.50%) Kubernetes
5 658 (8.22%) Terraform
6 257 (3.21%) Nagios
7 196 (2.45%) Salt
8 101 (1.26%) Hadoop YARN
9 98 (1.22%) ZABBIX
10 86 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
10 86 (1.07%) Mesos
10 86 (1.07%) Packer
11 79 (0.99%) Prometheus
12 74 (0.92%) logstash
13 73 (0.91%) Kibana
14 71 (0.89%) Grafana
15 57 (0.71%) Oozie
16 54 (0.67%) HAProxy
17 51 (0.64%) Consul
17 51 (0.64%) Graphite
Vendors
1 623 (7.79%) Google
2 460 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 447 (5.59%) Oracle
4 363 (4.54%) Tableau
5 325 (4.06%) Red Hat
6 301 (3.76%) VMware
7 222 (2.77%) Cisco
8 202 (2.52%) Splunk
9 181 (2.26%) Cloudera
10 115 (1.44%) IBM
11 107 (1.34%) Sybase
12 101 (1.26%) Hortonworks
13 98 (1.22%) New Relic
14 91 (1.14%) WorldPay
15 90 (1.12%) SAP
16 82 (1.02%) SaltStack
17 75 (0.94%) Informatica
18 74 (0.92%) AppDynamics
19 73 (0.91%) Atlassian
20 70 (0.87%) Talend