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

Python
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 21 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Python 3667 3362 3011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 9.96% 8.52% 6.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.93% 15.53% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3019 3048 2555
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 20451 21652 23668
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 55.52% 54.86% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16835 19113 20331
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 June 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 June 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 +1 544 £65,000 +8.33% 117
Westminster +8 27 £87,500 +2.94% 1
West End of London -2 27 £53,750 +7.50% 24
Heathrow +10 10 £57,500 +36.90%
Chiswick +1 10 £53,750 +27.97%
Canary Wharf - 10 £70,000 -
Surbiton - 8 £50,000 - 1
Croydon +10 7 £68,750 +37.50%
Uxbridge +4 6 £70,000 +7.69%
Hounslow -2 6 £51,250 +7.89% 1
New Malden - 6 £46,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +18 5 £50,000 - 1
Bromley -3 5 £115,000 - 1
Hammersmith -25 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Wimbledon +16 3 £67,500 +42.10%
Docklands, London - 3 £50,000 -
Mayfair -2 2 £78,750 -34.37%
Brentford -3 2 £56,250 +7.14% 1
Feltham - 2 - -
Greenford - 2 £49,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £87,500 -
Ealing - 1 £110,000 -
Moorgate - 1 £55,000 -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2818 (40.13%) Java
2 2686 (38.25%) Linux
3 2375 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
4 1984 (28.25%) SQL
5 1947 (27.73%) Finance
6 1784 (25.41%) DevOps
7 1636 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
8 1426 (20.31%) JavaScript
9 1344 (19.14%) Ruby
10 1230 (17.52%) Analytics
11 1219 (17.36%) Degree
12 1194 (17.00%) C++
13 1153 (16.42%) Puppet
14 1123 (15.99%) Bash Shell
15 1112 (15.84%) Docker
16 1085 (15.45%) Computer Science
17 1080 (15.38%) Perl
18 1046 (14.90%) Ansible
19 1028 (14.64%) Jenkins
20 994 (14.16%) Git (software)
21 957 (13.63%) C#
22 946 (13.47%) Big Data
23 944 (13.44%) Software Engineering
24 916 (13.04%) TDD
25 912 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
26 876 (12.48%) Machine Learning
27 832 (11.85%) Opscode Chef
28 821 (11.69%) Unix
29 807 (11.49%) R
30 786 (11.19%) Scala

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
1 654 (9.31%) Apache Spark
2 486 (6.92%) Apache
3 381 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
4 301 (4.29%) SAS
5 293 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 210 (2.99%) OpenStack
7 206 (2.93%) nginx
8 146 (2.08%) Apache Solr
9 113 (1.61%) WebSphere
10 112 (1.59%) IIS
11 111 (1.58%) JBoss
12 106 (1.51%) Jetty
13 101 (1.44%) Apache Pig
14 97 (1.38%) Confluence
15 93 (1.32%) WebLogic
16 65 (0.93%) CMS
17 50 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
18 36 (0.51%) Tornado
19 33 (0.47%) Drupal
20 32 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 146 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 110 (1.57%) SPSS
3 29 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (0.20%) Stata
6 5 (0.071%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.071%) Weka
7 4 (0.057%) EViews
7 4 (0.057%) Gephi
7 4 (0.057%) GNU Octave
7 4 (0.057%) SPSS Modeler
8 3 (0.043%) Autodesk Inventor
8 3 (0.043%) GIMP
8 3 (0.043%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.043%) Siemens NX
8 3 (0.043%) Solid Edge
9 2 (0.028%) ArcInfo
9 2 (0.028%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.028%) Simulink
9 2 (0.028%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 42 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 24 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
3 20 (0.28%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 16 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.071%) Front Arena
5 5 (0.071%) Odoo
6 4 (0.057%) Magento
6 4 (0.057%) Revive Adserver
6 4 (0.057%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.043%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.043%) Unica
8 2 (0.028%) Advent Geneva
8 2 (0.028%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.028%) Summit
9 1 (0.014%) Capstone
9 1 (0.014%) Endur
9 1 (0.014%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.014%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.014%) ReMetrica
9 1 (0.014%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1636 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
2 496 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 301 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 222 (3.16%) SaaS
5 191 (2.72%) GitHub
6 186 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 180 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
8 133 (1.89%) Amazon S3
9 128 (1.82%) PaaS
10 94 (1.34%) IaaS
11 89 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
12 63 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 62 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
14 56 (0.80%) Google Analytics
15 51 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
16 43 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
17 35 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
18 33 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 32 (0.46%) Office 365
19 32 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 250 (3.56%) Firewall
2 218 (3.10%) TCP/IP
3 194 (2.76%) Internet
4 184 (2.62%) HTTP
5 172 (2.45%) DNS
6 117 (1.67%) BGP
7 101 (1.44%) OSPF
8 99 (1.41%) LDAP
9 96 (1.37%) VPN
10 94 (1.34%) WAN
11 92 (1.31%) DHCP
12 89 (1.27%) Network Security
13 78 (1.11%) LAN
14 69 (0.98%) VLAN
15 66 (0.94%) MPLS
16 63 (0.90%) SNMP
17 61 (0.87%) Junos
17 61 (0.87%) SAN
18 59 (0.84%) Multicast
19 56 (0.80%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 946 (13.47%) Big Data
2 774 (11.02%) Hadoop
3 769 (10.95%) MySQL
4 761 (10.84%) NoSQL
5 592 (8.43%) SQL Server
6 591 (8.42%) MongoDB
7 552 (7.86%) PostgreSQL
8 428 (6.10%) Relational Database
9 319 (4.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 282 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
11 258 (3.67%) Redis
12 234 (3.33%) Apache Hive
13 196 (2.79%) RDBMS
14 175 (2.49%) Amazon Redshift
15 163 (2.32%) Data Mining
16 137 (1.95%) HBase
17 114 (1.62%) QlikView
18 89 (1.27%) Oracle Database
19 77 (1.10%) Neo4j
19 77 (1.10%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1028 (14.64%) Jenkins
2 994 (14.16%) Git (software)
3 346 (4.93%) JIRA
4 269 (3.83%) Maven
5 267 (3.80%) Selenium
6 243 (3.46%) Subversion
7 240 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 170 (2.42%) Cucumber
9 166 (2.36%) JUnit
10 152 (2.16%) TeamCity
11 117 (1.67%) Vagrant
12 113 (1.61%) Gradle
13 98 (1.40%) Ant
14 93 (1.32%) WebDriver
15 86 (1.22%) Bitbucket
16 85 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
17 79 (1.13%) gulp
18 75 (1.07%) Appium
19 74 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
20 73 (1.04%) Hudson
General
1 1947 (27.73%) Finance
2 776 (11.05%) Banking
3 419 (5.97%) Retail
4 418 (5.95%) Marketing
5 370 (5.27%) Investment Banking
6 344 (4.90%) Front Office
7 283 (4.03%) Games
8 225 (3.20%) Telecoms
9 154 (2.19%) Financial Institution
10 114 (1.62%) Retail Banking
11 107 (1.52%) Advertising
12 89 (1.27%) Publishing
13 54 (0.77%) Electronics
14 53 (0.75%) Legal
15 51 (0.73%) Manufacturing
16 34 (0.48%) Online Betting
17 26 (0.37%) Law
18 20 (0.28%) Billing
19 18 (0.26%) French Language
20 16 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2492 (35.49%) Developer
2 1013 (14.43%) Python Developer
3 870 (12.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 502 (7.15%) Java Developer
5 498 (7.09%) Data Scientist
6 458 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 391 (5.57%) Analyst
8 372 (5.30%) Linux Engineer
9 361 (5.14%) Software Engineer
10 292 (4.16%) Data Engineer
11 256 (3.65%) Architect
12 240 (3.42%) C# Developer
13 230 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
14 215 (3.06%) Junior
15 198 (2.82%) Administrator
16 184 (2.62%) C++ Developer
17 177 (2.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 173 (2.46%) AWS DevOps
19 172 (2.45%) Consultant
20 162 (2.31%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 753 (10.72%) HTML
2 608 (8.66%) .NET
2 608 (8.66%) Django
3 597 (8.50%) CSS
4 525 (7.48%) Web Services
5 501 (7.13%) Node.js
6 486 (6.92%) AngularJS
7 434 (6.18%) REST
8 343 (4.88%) RESTful
9 337 (4.80%) React
10 318 (4.53%) Flask
11 307 (4.37%) Kafka
12 255 (3.63%) Spring
13 250 (3.56%) XML
14 236 (3.36%) HTML5
15 229 (3.26%) LAMP
16 210 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
17 175 (2.49%) Natural Language Processing
18 173 (2.46%) JSON
19 172 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1085 (15.45%) Computer Science
2 621 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
3 549 (7.82%) Algorithms
4 521 (7.42%) Fintech
5 327 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
6 263 (3.75%) Hedge funds
7 219 (3.12%) Derivative
8 197 (2.81%) Data Centre
8 197 (2.81%) Mobile App
9 186 (2.65%) User Experience
10 171 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
11 160 (2.28%) Data Structures
12 154 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 128 (1.82%) Fixed Income
14 122 (1.74%) Management Information System
15 120 (1.71%) Equities
16 100 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
17 97 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
18 76 (1.08%) Clustering
19 70 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2686 (38.25%) Linux
2 821 (11.69%) Unix
3 765 (10.89%) Windows
4 286 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 260 (3.70%) CentOS
6 219 (3.12%) Android
7 207 (2.95%) Ubuntu
8 196 (2.79%) Apple iOS
9 145 (2.06%) Windows Server
10 131 (1.87%) Solaris
11 108 (1.54%) Debian
12 46 (0.66%) Mac OS X
13 45 (0.64%) CoreOS
14 36 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (0.37%) VMS
15 26 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (0.31%) AIX
16 22 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 20 (0.28%) Mac OS
18 19 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2375 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1784 (25.41%) DevOps
3 1230 (17.52%) Analytics
4 944 (13.44%) Software Engineering
5 916 (13.04%) TDD
6 912 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
7 876 (12.48%) Machine Learning
8 704 (10.03%) Open Source
9 651 (9.27%) Scrum
10 607 (8.64%) Test Automation
11 603 (8.59%) Configuration Management
12 596 (8.49%) Mathematics
13 542 (7.72%) E-Commerce
14 536 (7.63%) OO
15 489 (6.96%) Microservices
16 426 (6.07%) BDD
17 418 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
18 390 (5.55%) Visualisation
19 372 (5.30%) SDLC
20 341 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2818 (40.13%) Java
2 1984 (28.25%) SQL
3 1426 (20.31%) JavaScript
4 1344 (19.14%) Ruby
5 1194 (17.00%) C++
6 1123 (15.99%) Bash Shell
7 1080 (15.38%) Perl
8 957 (13.63%) C#
9 807 (11.49%) R
10 786 (11.19%) Scala
11 653 (9.30%) PHP
12 476 (6.78%) Go
13 390 (5.55%) PowerShell
14 297 (4.23%) Shell Script
15 273 (3.89%) C
16 178 (2.53%) MATLAB
17 151 (2.15%) Groovy
18 129 (1.84%) VBA
19 115 (1.64%) T-SQL
20 95 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1219 (17.36%) Degree
2 426 (6.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 398 (5.67%) PhD
4 120 (1.71%) Master's Degree
5 96 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
6 95 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 90 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
8 69 (0.98%) CISSP
9 59 (0.84%) CCNP
10 46 (0.66%) CCIE
11 43 (0.61%) RHCE
12 42 (0.60%) ISEB
12 42 (0.60%) SC Cleared
13 34 (0.48%) CISM
14 32 (0.46%) DV Cleared
15 29 (0.41%) ISTQB
16 27 (0.38%) CCNA
17 25 (0.36%) CISA
17 25 (0.36%) RHCSA
18 24 (0.34%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 401 (5.71%) QA
2 91 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 61 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 53 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (0.56%) GCP
6 26 (0.37%) SLA
7 20 (0.28%) COBIT
8 14 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 11 (0.16%) MiFID
11 10 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
12 9 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 6 (0.085%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.057%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.043%) DICOM
15 3 (0.043%) HL7
15 3 (0.043%) ISO 8583
16 1 (0.014%) GPG13
System Software
1 1112 (15.84%) Docker
2 208 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (2.05%) Active Directory
4 96 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
5 74 (1.05%) HDFS
6 67 (0.95%) KVM
7 63 (0.90%) NFS
8 61 (0.87%) Varnish
9 58 (0.83%) iptables
10 51 (0.73%) Hyper-V
11 49 (0.70%) Apache Flume
11 49 (0.70%) Xen
12 36 (0.51%) vSphere
13 25 (0.36%) etcd
14 22 (0.31%) LXC
14 22 (0.31%) Snort
15 21 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
16 20 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 20 (0.28%) flannel
16 20 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1153 (16.42%) Puppet
2 1046 (14.90%) Ansible
3 832 (11.85%) Opscode Chef
4 476 (6.78%) Kubernetes
5 299 (4.26%) Terraform
6 262 (3.73%) Nagios
7 145 (2.06%) Kibana
8 133 (1.89%) Salt
9 115 (1.64%) logstash
10 92 (1.31%) Mesos
11 81 (1.15%) Graphite
12 78 (1.11%) ZABBIX
13 56 (0.80%) Grafana
14 54 (0.77%) HAProxy
15 46 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
16 39 (0.56%) Consul
16 39 (0.56%) Rundeck
17 37 (0.53%) CFEngine
18 34 (0.48%) Packer
19 31 (0.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 510 (7.26%) Oracle
2 460 (6.55%) Google
3 410 (5.84%) Red Hat
4 326 (4.64%) Microsoft
5 323 (4.60%) Tableau
6 274 (3.90%) VMware
7 229 (3.26%) Splunk
8 170 (2.42%) Cisco
9 109 (1.55%) TIBCO
10 104 (1.48%) Juniper
10 104 (1.48%) SAP
11 101 (1.44%) SaltStack
12 86 (1.22%) Sybase
13 72 (1.03%) IBM
14 65 (0.93%) HP
15 64 (0.91%) AppDynamics
15 64 (0.91%) New Relic
16 59 (0.84%) Hortonworks
17 55 (0.78%) Atlassian
17 55 (0.78%) Palo Alto
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, private medical and more
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible hours, work from home
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Finsbury Digital
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 6% Equity + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Hoptroff London Limited
Salary: Salary negotiable according to skills and experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + shares
Posted: 19 hours ago
North London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + healthcare + pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Pensions + Healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + Startup benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 to 95,000 + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 90,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Birch & James Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Birch & James Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago