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

Python
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 9 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 7,998 8,872 7,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.71% 14.25% 10.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.78% 24.90% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6,623 7,361 6,311
London median annual salary £73,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £103,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.35% +4.55%

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 28,792 35,636 38,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.55% 57.23% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23,978 29,800 31,715
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £90,000
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 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 27 January 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 January 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 +6 1,853 £75,000 +7.14% 521
West London +9 193 £65,000 +18.18% 134
South London 0 127 £65,000 +13.04% 46
East London +15 76 £78,500 +4.67% 79
North London -10 17 £55,000 - 10
Python
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3,227 (40.35%) AWS
2 2,947 (36.85%) Java
3 2,760 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
4 2,712 (33.91%) Finance
5 2,552 (31.91%) SQL
6 2,029 (25.37%) DevOps
7 1,901 (23.77%) Docker
8 1,893 (23.67%) Linux
9 1,832 (22.91%) Software Engineering
10 1,605 (20.07%) JavaScript
11 1,567 (19.59%) Analytics
12 1,506 (18.83%) Kubernetes
13 1,439 (17.99%) Azure
14 1,346 (16.83%) Data Science
15 1,310 (16.38%) C#
16 1,264 (15.80%) Machine Learning
17 1,215 (15.19%) C++
18 1,159 (14.49%) R
19 1,145 (14.32%) Ansible
20 1,133 (14.17%) Degree
21 1,128 (14.10%) GCP
22 1,065 (13.32%) Terraform
23 1,014 (12.68%) Web Services
24 1,012 (12.65%) Jenkins
25 979 (12.24%) Front Office
26 976 (12.20%) Computer Science
27 963 (12.04%) Big Data
28 956 (11.95%) Microservices
29 900 (11.25%) Fintech
30 868 (10.85%) Bash Shell

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
1 753 (9.41%) Apache Spark
2 330 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
3 221 (2.76%) Apache
4 157 (1.96%) Confluence
5 151 (1.89%) Apache Airflow
6 118 (1.48%) SAS
7 95 (1.19%) nginx
8 84 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 79 (0.99%) IIS
10 70 (0.88%) Jupyter
11 53 (0.66%) OpenStack
12 49 (0.61%) CMS
13 48 (0.60%) Luigi
14 34 (0.43%) SharePoint
15 25 (0.31%) WebSphere
16 23 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 20 (0.25%) Headless CMS
18 19 (0.24%) Ethereum
19 18 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
20 17 (0.21%) Tornado
Applications
1 148 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (0.51%) SPSS
4 18 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 8 (0.10%) NUKE
8 7 (0.088%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.063%) Maya
10 4 (0.050%) Houdini
11 3 (0.038%) HipChat
11 3 (0.038%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.038%) Notepad++
11 3 (0.038%) Stata
12 2 (0.025%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.025%) Sketch
12 2 (0.025%) Weka
12 2 (0.025%) ZBrush
13 1 (0.013%) CPLEX
13 1 (0.013%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 98 (1.23%) FINCAD Analytics
2 80 (1.00%) PolarLake
3 76 (0.95%) Eagle PACE
3 76 (0.95%) Markit EDM
4 49 (0.61%) thinkFolio
5 29 (0.36%) LatentZero
6 26 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
7 25 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
8 17 (0.21%) R3 Corda
9 7 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.088%) Odoo
9 7 (0.088%) Relativity
10 6 (0.075%) FastStats
11 5 (0.063%) MetaTrader
12 4 (0.050%) Magento
13 3 (0.038%) Actimize
13 3 (0.038%) HFM
13 3 (0.038%) SAP BPC
13 3 (0.038%) Sentinel
14 2 (0.025%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3,227 (40.35%) AWS
2 1,439 (17.99%) Azure
3 1,128 (14.10%) GCP
4 484 (6.05%) Serverless
5 460 (5.75%) Amazon S3
6 370 (4.63%) AWS Lambda
7 307 (3.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 296 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
9 291 (3.64%) SaaS
10 250 (3.13%) Power Platform
11 235 (2.94%) GitHub
12 228 (2.85%) Amazon SQS
13 213 (2.66%) OpenShift
14 202 (2.53%) Amazon ECS
15 160 (2.00%) PaaS
16 138 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
17 122 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 116 (1.45%) Amazon Kinesis
19 106 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 102 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 206 (2.58%) Firewall
2 172 (2.15%) DNS
3 171 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 142 (1.78%) HTTP
5 124 (1.55%) Internet
6 75 (0.94%) VPN
7 51 (0.64%) DHCP
8 43 (0.54%) SSL
9 42 (0.53%) Wireshark
10 34 (0.43%) Wireless
11 33 (0.41%) BGP
12 27 (0.34%) Network Security
12 27 (0.34%) OSPF
12 27 (0.34%) WAN
13 24 (0.30%) MPLS
14 23 (0.29%) LAN
15 22 (0.28%) SSH
16 21 (0.26%) Kerberos
17 19 (0.24%) FTP
17 19 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 963 (12.04%) Big Data
2 807 (10.09%) PostgreSQL
3 616 (7.70%) Hadoop
4 593 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 547 (6.84%) SQL Server
6 472 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
7 433 (5.41%) Relational Database
8 360 (4.50%) MySQL
9 343 (4.29%) Amazon Redshift
10 309 (3.86%) Amazon RDS
11 295 (3.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 282 (3.53%) Amazon Athena
13 241 (3.01%) Power BI
14 231 (2.89%) MongoDB
15 208 (2.60%) Apache Hive
16 199 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 174 (2.18%) BigQuery
18 165 (2.06%) Redis
19 131 (1.64%) Data Lake
20 130 (1.63%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,012 (12.65%) Jenkins
2 857 (10.72%) Git (software)
3 414 (5.18%) JIRA
4 224 (2.80%) Selenium
5 210 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 210 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 167 (2.09%) GitLab
7 152 (1.90%) Artifactory
8 148 (1.85%) Bitbucket
9 145 (1.81%) RStudio
10 143 (1.79%) Vagrant
11 112 (1.40%) WebDriver
12 108 (1.35%) Maven
13 106 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
14 102 (1.28%) Subversion
15 94 (1.18%) Cucumber
16 80 (1.00%) CircleCI
17 76 (0.95%) JUnit
18 75 (0.94%) JMeter
19 71 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2,712 (33.91%) Finance
2 979 (12.24%) Front Office
3 702 (8.78%) Banking
4 334 (4.18%) Marketing
5 286 (3.58%) Retail
6 191 (2.39%) Games
7 149 (1.86%) Back Office
8 137 (1.71%) Investment Banking
9 114 (1.43%) Law
9 114 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 109 (1.36%) Advertising
11 100 (1.25%) Legal
12 87 (1.09%) Financial Institution
13 81 (1.01%) Public Sector
14 60 (0.75%) Billing
15 57 (0.71%) Publishing
16 50 (0.63%) Automotive
17 44 (0.55%) Manufacturing
18 34 (0.43%) Electronics
19 26 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2,520 (31.51%) Developer
2 1,130 (14.13%) Python Developer
3 913 (11.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 704 (8.80%) Data Engineer
5 676 (8.45%) Python Engineer
6 629 (7.86%) Software Engineer
7 504 (6.30%) Java Developer
8 486 (6.08%) Senior Developer
9 462 (5.78%) Data Scientist
10 456 (5.70%) Analyst
11 402 (5.03%) AWS Engineer
12 298 (3.73%) Architect
13 257 (3.21%) Junior
14 254 (3.18%) Cloud Engineer
15 244 (3.05%) Software Developer
16 225 (2.81%) Python Software Engineer
17 204 (2.55%) Senior Data Scientist
18 203 (2.54%) C# Developer
19 200 (2.50%) Senior Python Developer
20 197 (2.46%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,014 (12.68%) Web Services
2 688 (8.60%) Node.js
3 603 (7.54%) React
4 576 (7.20%) Django
5 517 (6.46%) .NET
6 489 (6.11%) HTML
7 464 (5.80%) AngularJS
8 457 (5.71%) Kafka
9 423 (5.29%) CSS
10 403 (5.04%) J2EE
11 372 (4.65%) REST
12 328 (4.10%) RESTful
13 302 (3.78%) Flask
14 298 (3.73%) Pandas
15 265 (3.31%) Natural Language Processing
16 250 (3.13%) TensorFlow
17 241 (3.01%) NumPy
18 187 (2.34%) Elastic Stack
19 181 (2.26%) scikit-learn
20 168 (2.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 834 (10.43%) Fixed Income
2 743 (9.29%) Derivative
3 693 (8.66%) Hedge funds
4 673 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
5 611 (7.64%) Equities
6 576 (7.20%) Algorithms
7 498 (6.23%) Greenfield Project
8 412 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 309 (3.86%) Data Structures
10 235 (2.94%) Public Cloud
11 164 (2.05%) Equity Derivative
12 161 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
13 157 (1.96%) User Experience
14 140 (1.75%) Reference Data
15 136 (1.70%) Blog
16 135 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
17 131 (1.64%) Cloud Native
18 127 (1.59%) Management Information System
19 122 (1.53%) Mobile App
20 111 (1.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1,893 (23.67%) Linux
2 630 (7.88%) Windows
3 519 (6.49%) Unix
4 150 (1.88%) CentOS
5 109 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 100 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 86 (1.08%) Android
8 83 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 70 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 45 (0.56%) VMS
11 29 (0.36%) Fedora
12 25 (0.31%) Debian
13 24 (0.30%) Mesosphere
14 22 (0.28%) Kali Linux
14 22 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 17 (0.21%) Solaris
16 14 (0.18%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.11%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.11%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,760 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 2,029 (25.37%) DevOps
3 1,832 (22.91%) Software Engineering
4 1,567 (19.59%) Analytics
5 1,346 (16.83%) Data Science
6 1,264 (15.80%) Machine Learning
7 976 (12.20%) Computer Science
8 956 (11.95%) Microservices
9 900 (11.25%) Fintech
10 845 (10.57%) Asset Management
11 811 (10.14%) Artificial Intelligence
12 799 (9.99%) Mentoring
13 721 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
14 694 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
15 688 (8.60%) Test Automation
16 629 (7.86%) ETL
17 628 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
18 621 (7.76%) TDD
19 607 (7.59%) Data Analytics
20 587 (7.34%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,947 (36.85%) Java
2 2,552 (31.91%) SQL
3 1,605 (20.07%) JavaScript
4 1,310 (16.38%) C#
5 1,215 (15.19%) C++
6 1,159 (14.49%) R
7 868 (10.85%) Bash Shell
8 783 (9.79%) Ruby
9 713 (8.91%) Go
10 622 (7.78%) Scala
11 511 (6.39%) PowerShell
12 352 (4.40%) PHP
13 318 (3.98%) Perl
14 298 (3.73%) C
15 242 (3.03%) Kotlin
16 218 (2.73%) Shell Script
17 209 (2.61%) TypeScript
18 138 (1.73%) VBA
19 116 (1.45%) MATLAB
20 90 (1.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1,133 (14.17%) Degree
2 383 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 299 (3.74%) PhD
4 110 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 97 (1.21%) Master's Degree
6 80 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 69 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
8 59 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 50 (0.63%) CISSP
10 44 (0.55%) AWS Certification
10 44 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 41 (0.51%) CCNP
11 41 (0.51%) OSCP
12 32 (0.40%) CCIE
13 28 (0.35%) CCNA
14 25 (0.31%) CREST Certified
15 24 (0.30%) ISTQB
16 23 (0.29%) CISM
17 18 (0.23%) CEH
18 17 (0.21%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (5.23%) QA
2 141 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 37 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (0.41%) GDPR
5 29 (0.36%) MiFID
6 22 (0.28%) EMIR
7 17 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
7 17 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
9 15 (0.19%) SLA
10 13 (0.16%) NIST
11 6 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.063%) PSD2
13 2 (0.025%) FedRAMP
13 2 (0.025%) FINRA
13 2 (0.025%) FISMA
13 2 (0.025%) GxP
13 2 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.025%) JTAG
14 1 (0.013%) GAAP
System Software
1 1,901 (23.77%) Docker
2 122 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 86 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 84 (1.05%) HDFS
5 48 (0.60%) VirtualBox
6 33 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 28 (0.35%) Hyper-V
8 26 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (0.24%) Xen
10 17 (0.21%) Apache Flume
10 17 (0.21%) Firmware
10 17 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.16%) KVM
12 9 (0.11%) NFS
13 8 (0.10%) OpenSSH
13 8 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.10%) vSphere
14 6 (0.075%) GridGain
14 6 (0.075%) iptables
14 6 (0.075%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1,506 (18.83%) Kubernetes
2 1,145 (14.32%) Ansible
3 1,065 (13.32%) Terraform
4 698 (8.73%) Puppet
5 513 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
6 160 (2.00%) Prometheus
7 155 (1.94%) Packer
8 151 (1.89%) Grafana
9 130 (1.63%) Salt
10 110 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
11 92 (1.15%) Nagios
12 88 (1.10%) Consul
13 82 (1.03%) Rancher
14 75 (0.94%) Kibana
15 55 (0.69%) Graphite
16 54 (0.68%) Istio
17 46 (0.58%) Oozie
18 44 (0.55%) ZABBIX
19 41 (0.51%) Nessus
20 40 (0.50%) Mesos
Vendors
1 750 (9.38%) Google
2 415 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 378 (4.73%) Oracle
4 373 (4.66%) Tableau
5 234 (2.93%) Bloomberg
6 205 (2.56%) Splunk
7 162 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 119 (1.49%) VMware
9 105 (1.31%) Atlassian
10 99 (1.24%) Reuters
11 98 (1.23%) Informatica
12 87 (1.09%) IBM
13 83 (1.04%) Hortonworks
14 80 (1.00%) Cloudera
15 78 (0.98%) Talend
16 76 (0.95%) Cisco
16 76 (0.95%) Databricks
17 65 (0.81%) SAP
18 57 (0.71%) Sybase
19 55 (0.69%) WorldPay