Period
to 4 December 2020

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 174 294 294
Rank change year-on-year +120 0 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 142 215 280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.56% 0.86% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 0.90% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 168 208 262
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +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 8,758 23,898 27,466
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 95.97% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7,208 19,613 22,764
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 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
Thames Valley +95 85 £50,000 -9.09% 18
Hampshire +107 47 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Berkshire +80 40 £60,000 -5.88% 7
Oxfordshire +45 39 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Surrey +112 21 £57,500 +64.29% 5
East Sussex +11 8 £65,000 +44.44%
Buckinghamshire +61 6 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Kent - 2 £31,500 - 1
Python Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Python
2 80 (56.34%) JavaScript
3 67 (47.18%) Docker
4 62 (43.66%) Django
5 54 (38.03%) Linux
6 49 (34.51%) HTML
7 46 (32.39%) DevOps
8 39 (27.46%) Software Engineering
9 35 (24.65%) SQL
10 33 (23.24%) MySQL
10 33 (23.24%) Git (software)
11 31 (21.83%) AWS
11 31 (21.83%) CSS
11 31 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (16.90%) TDD
13 24 (16.90%) Azure
14 23 (16.20%) Kubernetes
15 21 (14.79%) PHP
15 21 (14.79%) Flask
15 21 (14.79%) Cybersecurity
16 20 (14.08%) Web Development
16 20 (14.08%) Degree
16 20 (14.08%) RESTful
17 19 (13.38%) Computer Science
17 19 (13.38%) Relational Database
18 17 (11.97%) Unit Testing
18 17 (11.97%) REST
19 15 (10.56%) CentOS
19 15 (10.56%) Ubuntu

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 6 (4.23%) Apache
1 6 (4.23%) nginx
2 5 (3.52%) Confluence
3 4 (2.82%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.82%) Tornado
4 2 (1.41%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.41%) Drupal
4 2 (1.41%) Pachyderm
5 1 (0.70%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Magento
2 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.83%) AWS
2 24 (16.90%) Azure
3 14 (9.86%) GCP
4 13 (9.15%) GitHub
5 9 (6.34%) Power Platform
6 7 (4.93%) SaaS
7 6 (4.23%) Amazon ECS
7 6 (4.23%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.82%) Firebase
8 4 (2.82%) Google App Engine
9 3 (2.11%) Google Analytics
9 3 (2.11%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.41%) Serverless
11 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.93%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.82%) H.323
2 4 (2.82%) Network Security
3 3 (2.11%) HTTP
3 3 (2.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.24%) MySQL
2 26 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (13.38%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.34%) Power BI
5 6 (4.23%) Data Lake
5 6 (4.23%) PowerPivot
6 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.41%) Tableau
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.70%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 33 (23.24%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.23%) CircleCI
3 5 (3.52%) JIRA
4 4 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.82%) Selenium
General
1 12 (8.45%) Games
2 8 (5.63%) Public Sector
3 6 (4.23%) Law
3 6 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.23%) Marketing
4 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.82%) Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (43.66%) Django
2 49 (34.51%) HTML
3 31 (21.83%) CSS
4 21 (14.79%) Flask
5 20 (14.08%) RESTful
6 17 (11.97%) REST
7 9 (6.34%) Vue.js
8 8 (5.63%) Pandas
8 8 (5.63%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (5.63%) SOAP
9 7 (4.93%) Node.js
9 7 (4.93%) React
10 6 (4.23%) XML
11 5 (3.52%) JSON
11 5 (3.52%) SQLAlchemy
12 4 (2.82%) Apache Flex
12 4 (2.82%) jQuery
12 4 (2.82%) pytest
12 4 (2.82%) Web Services
12 4 (2.82%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.93%) Cyberattack
2 5 (3.52%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (2.82%) 3D Printing
3 4 (2.82%) Arduino
3 4 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.82%) Over-the-Top Content
3 4 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.41%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.70%) NHS
5 1 (0.70%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.03%) Linux
2 15 (10.56%) CentOS
2 15 (10.56%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.39%) DevOps
2 39 (27.46%) Software Engineering
3 31 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (16.90%) TDD
5 21 (14.79%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (14.08%) Web Development
7 19 (13.38%) Computer Science
8 17 (11.97%) Unit Testing
9 14 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (9.15%) Mentoring
11 12 (8.45%) Data Modelling
11 12 (8.45%) Decision-Making
12 10 (7.04%) Analytics
12 10 (7.04%) Machine Learning
12 10 (7.04%) Microservices
12 10 (7.04%) OOP
13 9 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (5.63%) SDLC
15 7 (4.93%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 142 (100.00%) Python
2 80 (56.34%) JavaScript
3 35 (24.65%) SQL
4 21 (14.79%) PHP
5 13 (9.15%) C
6 11 (7.75%) C++
7 9 (6.34%) Rust
8 7 (4.93%) Java
9 6 (4.23%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.52%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.82%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.11%) ES6
13 2 (1.41%) C#
13 2 (1.41%) Go
14 1 (0.70%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.70%) R
14 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (14.08%) Degree
2 10 (7.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 67 (47.18%) Docker
2 4 (2.82%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.82%) KVM
2 4 (2.82%) LXC
2 4 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (16.20%) Kubernetes
2 11 (7.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (8.45%) Google
2 7 (4.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.23%) Databricks
4 5 (3.52%) Oracle
5 4 (2.82%) VMware
5 4 (2.82%) Zend
6 3 (2.11%) Apple
7 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com