Period
to 8 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Python Developer
England > South East
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 294 293 330
Rank change year-on-year -1 +37 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 211 270 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 0.96% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.00% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 189 241 225
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 23,414 27,009 30,205
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 96.36% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19,206 22,364 25,180
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in the South East

Python Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python Developer in the South East.

Salary trend for Python Developer in the South East

Python Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Python Developer in the South East

Python Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 8 December 2019. 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
Thames Valley +18 125 £55,000 +4.76% 22
Berkshire +42 61 £57,500 -1.71% 8
Oxfordshire -20 50 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East Sussex -3 42 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Hampshire +29 39 £50,000 +10.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 14 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +8 4 £35,000 -22.22% 1
West Sussex +3 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Python Developer
England

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 211 (100.00%) Python
2 84 (39.81%) Django
3 71 (33.65%) Git (software)
4 67 (31.75%) JavaScript
5 64 (30.33%) Flask
6 63 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (26.54%) REST
8 53 (25.12%) HTML
9 52 (24.64%) Software Engineering
10 50 (23.70%) CSS
11 44 (20.85%) Docker
12 41 (19.43%) Linux
13 40 (18.96%) PostgreSQL
14 38 (18.01%) Degree
15 37 (17.54%) AWS
16 35 (16.59%) TDD
17 33 (15.64%) Web Services
18 32 (15.17%) RESTful
18 32 (15.17%) Computer Science Degree
19 29 (13.74%) Java
20 28 (13.27%) OO
20 28 (13.27%) Computer Science
21 27 (12.80%) Web Development
21 27 (12.80%) Scrum
21 27 (12.80%) Microservices
22 26 (12.32%) SQL
23 25 (11.85%) MySQL
23 25 (11.85%) Kubernetes
24 22 (10.43%) MongoDB
24 22 (10.43%) PHP

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (2.37%) nginx
2 4 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.95%) Apache
3 2 (0.95%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.54%) AWS
2 15 (7.11%) GitHub
3 4 (1.90%) Azure
4 3 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.95%) SaaS
5 2 (0.95%) Serverless
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.47%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) 5G
1 5 (2.37%) Broadband
2 4 (1.90%) HTTP
2 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.96%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (11.85%) MySQL
3 22 (10.43%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.69%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.21%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.32%) MariaDB
6 7 (3.32%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.42%) Big Data
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.95%) Redis
9 1 (0.47%) ArangoDB
9 1 (0.47%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.47%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.47%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.47%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 71 (33.65%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.32%) Bitbucket
2 7 (3.32%) Codeship
2 7 (3.32%) SonarQube
3 6 (2.84%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.90%) JIRA
5 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (2.37%) Electronics
2 3 (1.42%) Games
3 2 (0.95%) Marketing
3 2 (0.95%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.47%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (39.81%) Django
2 64 (30.33%) Flask
3 56 (26.54%) REST
4 53 (25.12%) HTML
5 50 (23.70%) CSS
6 33 (15.64%) Web Services
7 32 (15.17%) RESTful
8 18 (8.53%) AngularJS
9 17 (8.06%) Node.js
10 13 (6.16%) React
11 7 (3.32%) Swagger
12 6 (2.84%) CSS3
12 6 (2.84%) jQuery
12 6 (2.84%) Vue.js
13 4 (1.90%) Hibernate
13 4 (1.90%) JDBC
13 4 (1.90%) JMS
13 4 (1.90%) JSP
13 4 (1.90%) Spring
13 4 (1.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.32%) User Experience
3 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.47%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (0.47%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.43%) Linux
2 6 (2.84%) CentOS
3 5 (2.37%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.95%) Unix
4 2 (0.95%) Windows
5 1 (0.47%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (24.64%) Software Engineering
3 35 (16.59%) TDD
4 28 (13.27%) Computer Science
4 28 (13.27%) OO
5 27 (12.80%) Microservices
5 27 (12.80%) Scrum
5 27 (12.80%) Web Development
6 21 (9.95%) BDD
6 21 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (9.48%) Mentoring
7 20 (9.48%) OOA/OOD
8 17 (8.06%) Content Management
9 16 (7.58%) Secure Coding
10 14 (6.64%) Kanban
11 12 (5.69%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (5.21%) Line Management
13 10 (4.74%) DevOps
13 10 (4.74%) Mathematics
13 10 (4.74%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 211 (100.00%) Python
2 67 (31.75%) JavaScript
3 29 (13.74%) Java
4 26 (12.32%) SQL
5 22 (10.43%) PHP
6 18 (8.53%) C#
7 9 (4.27%) VB
8 8 (3.79%) Go
9 7 (3.32%) VBA
10 5 (2.37%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.90%) Ruby
12 3 (1.42%) C++
13 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (18.01%) Degree
2 32 (15.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.90%) ISEB
3 4 (1.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.84%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (20.85%) Docker
2 3 (1.42%) Varnish
2 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Firmware
3 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (11.85%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.84%) Terraform
3 4 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.42%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.47%) Ansible
5 1 (0.47%) Consul
5 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.47%) Rancher
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 3 (1.42%) VMware
2 2 (0.95%) Google
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle
3 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com