Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 20 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 7,534 6,647 6,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.78% 9.52% 8.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.50% 17.44% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6,316 5,765 6,002
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £93,750
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 38,627 38,108 45,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.27% 54.59% 53.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31,723 33,373 39,703
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +1.85%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +2 1,480 £65,000 +4.00% 300
West London +18 288 £55,000 +4.76% 121
South London -15 57 £40,000 -5.88% 10
East London -7 42 £70,000 -6.67% 60
North London -9 11 £47,500 -13.64% 12
Python
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 3,109 (41.27%) Java
2 2,715 (36.04%) Linux
3 2,436 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2,060 (27.34%) Finance
5 2,011 (26.69%) Amazon AWS
6 2,006 (26.63%) SQL
7 1,919 (25.47%) DevOps
8 1,427 (18.94%) JavaScript
9 1,408 (18.69%) Docker
10 1,370 (18.18%) Degree
11 1,312 (17.41%) C++
12 1,301 (17.27%) Big Data
13 1,294 (17.18%) Ansible
14 1,290 (17.12%) Analytics
15 1,259 (16.71%) Ruby
16 1,229 (16.31%) Machine Learning
17 1,207 (16.02%) Bash Shell
18 1,182 (15.69%) Computer Science
19 1,118 (14.84%) Jenkins
20 1,075 (14.27%) C#
21 1,065 (14.14%) Puppet
22 1,057 (14.03%) Software Engineering
23 1,048 (13.91%) Perl
24 990 (13.14%) Scala
25 969 (12.86%) Apache Spark
26 965 (12.81%) Hadoop
27 910 (12.08%) Git (software)
28 887 (11.77%) R
29 868 (11.52%) Unix
30 843 (11.19%) Opscode Chef

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
1 969 (12.86%) Apache Spark
2 453 (6.01%) Apache
3 384 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
4 281 (3.73%) nginx
5 266 (3.53%) SAS
6 226 (3.00%) OpenStack
7 216 (2.87%) Tomcat
8 186 (2.47%) Confluence
9 107 (1.42%) Apache Solr
10 91 (1.21%) Apache Pig
11 79 (1.05%) IIS
12 76 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 73 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
14 54 (0.72%) Jetty
15 47 (0.62%) SharePoint
16 44 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
17 39 (0.52%) Ethereum
18 35 (0.46%) CMS
19 34 (0.45%) CloudStack
20 32 (0.42%) JBoss
Applications
1 114 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 97 (1.29%) SPSS
3 38 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (0.24%) Chatbot
5 16 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 10 (0.13%) HipChat
9 9 (0.12%) Mathematica
9 9 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.11%) Weka
11 7 (0.093%) FrameMaker
12 5 (0.066%) GNU Octave
13 4 (0.053%) CPLEX
14 3 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.040%) Doxygen
14 3 (0.040%) InDesign
14 3 (0.040%) Maya
15 1 (0.013%) 3ds Max
15 1 (0.013%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 32 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.21%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 14 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
3 14 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 9 (0.12%) Odoo
5 8 (0.11%) RMDS
6 6 (0.080%) Eikon
6 6 (0.080%) Relativity
6 6 (0.080%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.066%) ION MarketView
7 5 (0.066%) Magento
7 5 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.066%) R3 Corda
7 5 (0.066%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.053%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.053%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 4 (0.053%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.040%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 2,011 (26.69%) Amazon AWS
2 725 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 314 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 264 (3.50%) SaaS
5 201 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 197 (2.61%) GitHub
7 189 (2.51%) PaaS
8 155 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
9 153 (2.03%) IaaS
10 148 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
11 127 (1.69%) Amazon S3
12 99 (1.31%) Serverless
13 79 (1.05%) OpenShift
14 64 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
15 60 (0.80%) Office 365
16 59 (0.78%) npm
16 59 (0.78%) Slack
17 52 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
18 51 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
19 50 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 292 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 228 (3.03%) Firewall
3 223 (2.96%) DNS
4 186 (2.47%) HTTP
5 140 (1.86%) Internet
6 122 (1.62%) VPN
7 85 (1.13%) Network Security
8 84 (1.11%) BGP
9 83 (1.10%) SSL
10 74 (0.98%) WAN
11 73 (0.97%) DHCP
12 69 (0.92%) OSPF
13 56 (0.74%) SMTP
14 54 (0.72%) VLAN
15 50 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
16 49 (0.65%) LAN
17 43 (0.57%) SNMP
18 42 (0.56%) Ethernet
19 38 (0.50%) Multicast
20 37 (0.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,301 (17.27%) Big Data
2 965 (12.81%) Hadoop
3 737 (9.78%) MySQL
4 680 (9.03%) NoSQL
5 614 (8.15%) PostgreSQL
6 577 (7.66%) MongoDB
7 433 (5.75%) Relational Database
8 423 (5.61%) SQL Server
9 355 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
10 306 (4.06%) Apache Hive
11 300 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 237 (3.15%) Redis
13 182 (2.42%) HBase
14 172 (2.28%) RDBMS
15 166 (2.20%) Data Mining
16 143 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
17 115 (1.53%) Blockchain
17 115 (1.53%) Power BI
18 103 (1.37%) QlikView
19 89 (1.18%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1,118 (14.84%) Jenkins
2 910 (12.08%) Git (software)
3 379 (5.03%) JIRA
4 299 (3.97%) Selenium
5 251 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 247 (3.28%) Maven
7 245 (3.25%) TeamCity
8 193 (2.56%) Subversion
9 170 (2.26%) JUnit
10 158 (2.10%) Cucumber
11 131 (1.74%) Gradle
12 129 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
13 115 (1.53%) gulp
14 113 (1.50%) Vagrant
15 112 (1.49%) WebDriver
16 80 (1.06%) Artifactory
17 75 (1.00%) Bitbucket
18 72 (0.96%) Hudson
19 71 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
20 68 (0.90%) GitLab
General
1 2,060 (27.34%) Finance
2 730 (9.69%) Banking
3 396 (5.26%) Front Office
4 376 (4.99%) Marketing
5 351 (4.66%) Retail
6 344 (4.57%) Investment Banking
7 240 (3.19%) Games
8 229 (3.04%) Telecoms
9 182 (2.42%) Advertising
10 172 (2.28%) Financial Institution
11 164 (2.18%) Retail Banking
12 134 (1.78%) Legal
13 78 (1.04%) Publishing
14 77 (1.02%) Electronics
15 58 (0.77%) Manufacturing
16 44 (0.58%) Law
17 35 (0.46%) Back Office
18 15 (0.20%) Billing
19 12 (0.16%) Music Industry
19 12 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,556 (33.93%) Developer
2 1,010 (13.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 993 (13.18%) Python Developer
4 523 (6.94%) Data Scientist
5 522 (6.93%) Java Developer
6 485 (6.44%) Senior Developer
7 401 (5.32%) Software Engineer
8 371 (4.92%) Analyst
9 340 (4.51%) Data Engineer
10 326 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
11 308 (4.09%) AWS Engineer
12 251 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 239 (3.17%) AWS DevOps
14 237 (3.15%) Software Developer
15 236 (3.13%) Consultant
16 231 (3.07%) Architect
17 210 (2.79%) Senior Python Developer
18 202 (2.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 198 (2.63%) Java Engineer
20 196 (2.60%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 717 (9.52%) HTML
2 576 (7.65%) AngularJS
3 573 (7.61%) Node.js
4 539 (7.15%) CSS
5 535 (7.10%) .NET
6 506 (6.72%) Django
7 487 (6.46%) Web Services
8 473 (6.28%) React
9 409 (5.43%) REST
10 383 (5.08%) Kafka
11 358 (4.75%) Natural Language Processing
12 356 (4.73%) RESTful
13 295 (3.92%) HTML5
14 265 (3.52%) Spring
15 263 (3.49%) Flask
16 206 (2.73%) NumPy
17 204 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
18 202 (2.68%) XML
19 197 (2.61%) Elastic Stack
20 192 (2.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,182 (15.69%) Computer Science
2 768 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 699 (9.28%) Fintech
4 692 (9.19%) Algorithms
5 325 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
6 245 (3.25%) User Experience
7 219 (2.91%) Hedge funds
8 196 (2.60%) Equities
9 192 (2.55%) Data Centre
10 183 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 181 (2.40%) Data Structures
12 180 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
13 155 (2.06%) Derivative
14 152 (2.02%) Mobile App
15 151 (2.00%) Public Cloud
16 147 (1.95%) Fixed Income
17 127 (1.69%) Management Information System
18 117 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
19 100 (1.33%) Private Cloud
20 86 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2,715 (36.04%) Linux
2 868 (11.52%) Unix
3 654 (8.68%) Windows
4 258 (3.42%) CentOS
5 221 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 183 (2.43%) Ubuntu
7 170 (2.26%) Android
8 156 (2.07%) Apple iOS
9 99 (1.31%) Debian
10 90 (1.19%) Windows Server
11 59 (0.78%) CoreOS
12 54 (0.72%) Solaris
13 35 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (0.35%) Fedora
16 25 (0.33%) Windows 7
17 24 (0.32%) Mac OS X
18 19 (0.25%) AIX
19 17 (0.23%) SUSE
20 15 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,436 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1,919 (25.47%) DevOps
3 1,290 (17.12%) Analytics
4 1,229 (16.31%) Machine Learning
5 1,057 (14.03%) Software Engineering
6 842 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
7 829 (11.00%) TDD
8 775 (10.29%) Open Source
9 762 (10.11%) Mathematics
10 645 (8.56%) Configuration Management
11 623 (8.27%) Scrum
12 601 (7.98%) Test Automation
13 589 (7.82%) Microservices
14 504 (6.69%) OO
15 481 (6.38%) BDD
16 452 (6.00%) E-Commerce
17 445 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
18 410 (5.44%) Continuous Delivery
19 399 (5.30%) Data Analytics
20 397 (5.27%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3,109 (41.27%) Java
2 2,006 (26.63%) SQL
3 1,427 (18.94%) JavaScript
4 1,312 (17.41%) C++
5 1,259 (16.71%) Ruby
6 1,207 (16.02%) Bash Shell
7 1,075 (14.27%) C#
8 1,048 (13.91%) Perl
9 990 (13.14%) Scala
10 887 (11.77%) R
11 686 (9.11%) PHP
12 462 (6.13%) Go
13 431 (5.72%) PowerShell
14 376 (4.99%) C
15 369 (4.90%) Shell Script
16 229 (3.04%) MATLAB
17 165 (2.19%) Groovy
18 128 (1.70%) VBA
19 125 (1.66%) T-SQL
20 108 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,370 (18.18%) Degree
2 523 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 375 (4.98%) PhD
4 140 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 133 (1.77%) Master's Degree
6 101 (1.34%) CISSP
7 95 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
8 90 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
9 69 (0.92%) GIAC
10 68 (0.90%) CCNP
11 66 (0.88%) SC Cleared
12 47 (0.62%) AWS Certification
13 42 (0.56%) CISA
14 41 (0.54%) CISM
14 41 (0.54%) ISTQB
15 39 (0.52%) OSCP
16 38 (0.50%) CCNA
16 38 (0.50%) DV Cleared
17 28 (0.37%) SANS
18 26 (0.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (5.26%) QA
2 92 (1.22%) GCP
3 79 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 42 (0.56%) GDPR
5 30 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 22 (0.29%) SLA
7 15 (0.20%) COBIT
8 14 (0.19%) IFRS
8 14 (0.19%) IFRS 9
9 12 (0.16%) GPG13
10 11 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
11 9 (0.12%) SEPA
12 5 (0.066%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (0.066%) ISO 14001
12 5 (0.066%) MiFID
13 4 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.053%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.053%) OIPF
13 4 (0.053%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,408 (18.69%) Docker
2 174 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
4 90 (1.19%) HDFS
5 81 (1.08%) Active Directory
6 72 (0.96%) Apache Flume
7 53 (0.70%) Hyper-V
8 52 (0.69%) KVM
9 47 (0.62%) iptables
10 46 (0.61%) NFS
11 41 (0.54%) Varnish
12 37 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
12 37 (0.49%) vSphere
13 25 (0.33%) Xen
14 20 (0.27%) LXC
15 18 (0.24%) Snort
16 17 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 16 (0.21%) VirtualBox
17 16 (0.21%) VMware NSX
18 15 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1,294 (17.18%) Ansible
2 1,065 (14.14%) Puppet
3 843 (11.19%) Opscode Chef
4 739 (9.81%) Kubernetes
5 454 (6.03%) Terraform
6 218 (2.89%) Nagios
7 149 (1.98%) Salt
8 82 (1.09%) Mesos
9 81 (1.08%) Kibana
10 76 (1.01%) HAProxy
11 71 (0.94%) Packer
12 70 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
13 69 (0.92%) logstash
14 67 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
14 67 (0.89%) ZABBIX
15 58 (0.77%) Grafana
16 48 (0.64%) Icinga
17 42 (0.56%) Oozie
18 38 (0.50%) Rundeck
19 35 (0.46%) Cacti
Vendors
1 507 (6.73%) Google
2 491 (6.52%) Oracle
3 411 (5.46%) Microsoft
4 334 (4.43%) Red Hat
5 326 (4.33%) Tableau
6 280 (3.72%) VMware
7 190 (2.52%) Cisco
8 173 (2.30%) Splunk
9 110 (1.46%) Cloudera
10 95 (1.26%) SAP
11 94 (1.25%) SaltStack
12 81 (1.08%) Atlassian
12 81 (1.08%) Hortonworks
13 78 (1.04%) IBM
14 74 (0.98%) Sybase
15 56 (0.74%) Adobe
16 55 (0.73%) Juniper
17 52 (0.69%) Alteryx
17 52 (0.69%) Twitter
18 51 (0.68%) AppDynamics