Period
to 7 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

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

Python Engineer
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 396 569 574
Rank change year-on-year +173 +5 +98
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 267 330 385
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.61% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.41% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 221 304 301
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.41% +17.39% -4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 41,696 81,035 98,709
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.28% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33,383 63,825 80,273
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Python Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Python Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Python Engineer in the UK excluding London

Python Engineer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python Engineer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Python Engineer in the UK excluding London

Python Engineer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python Engineer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Python Engineer in the UK excluding London

Python Engineer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python Engineer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 7 July 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
South East +137 106 £50,000 +5.26% 11
North of England +138 61 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Yorkshire +138 44 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Midlands +122 26 £55,000 +1.85% 5
Scotland +82 25 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East of England +77 24 £48,750 -7.14% 4
South West +65 23 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands +102 18 £55,000 +7.32% 5
North West +83 14 £60,000 +14.29% 5
East Midlands +71 8 £55,000 -
North East +26 3 £52,500 +6.41%
Wales +21 2 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Python Engineer
UK

Python Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, Python Engineer 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 UK excluding London region featuring Python Engineer in the job title.

1 267 (100.00%) Python
2 158 (59.18%) Software Engineering
3 105 (39.33%) DevOps
4 94 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (32.96%) Docker
6 74 (27.72%) Java
7 67 (25.09%) Linux
8 61 (22.85%) JavaScript
9 59 (22.10%) Git (software)
10 57 (21.35%) C++
10 57 (21.35%) Jenkins
11 56 (20.97%) AWS
12 40 (14.98%) TDD
12 40 (14.98%) SQL
13 39 (14.61%) Kubernetes
14 38 (14.23%) Open Source
15 36 (13.48%) C#
16 35 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
17 34 (12.73%) Azure
17 34 (12.73%) Degree
17 34 (12.73%) Ansible
18 33 (12.36%) Microservices
18 33 (12.36%) Node.js
18 33 (12.36%) HTML
19 31 (11.61%) Machine Learning
19 31 (11.61%) Terraform
20 30 (11.24%) Go
20 30 (11.24%) Test Automation
20 30 (11.24%) OO
21 29 (10.86%) Scrum

Python Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 22 (8.24%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (5.99%) Apache Spark
3 14 (5.24%) nginx
4 13 (4.87%) OpenStack
5 10 (3.75%) Mule
6 4 (1.50%) Confluence
7 3 (1.12%) Apache
7 3 (1.12%) ThingWorx
8 2 (0.75%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.75%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 56 (20.97%) AWS
2 34 (12.73%) Azure
3 12 (4.49%) GCP
4 10 (3.75%) OpenShift
5 8 (3.00%) Serverless
6 5 (1.87%) GitHub
7 3 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.12%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.12%) SaaS
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.75%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.75%) IaaS
8 2 (0.75%) Office 365
8 2 (0.75%) PaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.87%) HTTP
1 5 (1.87%) Internet
1 5 (1.87%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.50%) Wireless
3 3 (1.12%) DNS
4 2 (0.75%) Firewall
4 2 (0.75%) H.323
4 2 (0.75%) LAN
4 2 (0.75%) Skype
4 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.75%) VLAN
4 2 (0.75%) WAN
5 1 (0.37%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (10.11%) Big Data
3 24 (8.99%) NoSQL
4 22 (8.24%) Redis
5 13 (4.87%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.75%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.37%) Data Lake
8 7 (2.62%) MySQL
9 5 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.87%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.12%) BigQuery
10 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.12%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.12%) Power BI
10 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.75%) GIS
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 59 (22.10%) Git (software)
2 57 (21.35%) Jenkins
3 21 (7.87%) Subversion
4 13 (4.87%) JUnit
5 11 (4.12%) JIRA
6 9 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (3.37%) Selenium
7 8 (3.00%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.00%) Mercurial
8 7 (2.62%) IntelliJ
8 7 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.87%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.50%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.50%) GitLab
10 4 (1.50%) LabVIEW
11 3 (1.12%) CircleCI
11 3 (1.12%) WiX
12 2 (0.75%) Maven
12 2 (0.75%) TestNG
12 2 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (7.49%) Finance
2 12 (4.49%) Marketing
3 9 (3.37%) Retail
4 7 (2.62%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.87%) Games
6 4 (1.50%) Electronics
7 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.75%) Law
8 2 (0.75%) Military
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.36%) HTML
1 33 (12.36%) Node.js
2 26 (9.74%) Django
3 19 (7.12%) CSS
4 16 (5.99%) Flask
4 16 (5.99%) React
5 14 (5.24%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (4.12%) JMS
7 10 (3.75%) Ajax
7 10 (3.75%) CSS3
7 10 (3.75%) HTML5
7 10 (3.75%) REST
8 9 (3.37%) JSP
8 9 (3.37%) RESTful
9 8 (3.00%) Kafka
10 7 (2.62%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.25%) SOAP
12 5 (1.87%) jQuery
12 5 (1.87%) Web Services
13 4 (1.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.75%) Derivative
4 9 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.62%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.25%) Life Science
7 5 (1.87%) Internet of Things
7 5 (1.87%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.87%) User Experience
8 4 (1.50%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.50%) PMI
8 4 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.50%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.12%) Digital TV
9 3 (1.12%) IPTV
9 3 (1.12%) Media Streaming
9 3 (1.12%) MPEG
9 3 (1.12%) STB
9 3 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (25.09%) Linux
2 18 (6.74%) Windows
3 11 (4.12%) Unix
4 4 (1.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.12%) CentOS
5 3 (1.12%) Debian
6 2 (0.75%) Android
6 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (59.18%) Software Engineering
2 105 (39.33%) DevOps
3 94 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (14.98%) TDD
5 38 (14.23%) Open Source
6 33 (12.36%) Microservices
7 31 (11.61%) Machine Learning
8 30 (11.24%) OO
8 30 (11.24%) Test Automation
9 29 (10.86%) Analytics
9 29 (10.86%) Scrum
10 28 (10.49%) Artificial Intelligence
10 28 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (9.36%) Infrastructure as Code
12 23 (8.61%) Data Science
12 23 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (6.74%) User Stories
14 17 (6.37%) Data Analytics
14 17 (6.37%) SDLC
15 16 (5.99%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 267 (100.00%) Python
2 74 (27.72%) Java
3 61 (22.85%) JavaScript
4 57 (21.35%) C++
5 40 (14.98%) SQL
6 36 (13.48%) C#
7 30 (11.24%) Go
8 29 (10.86%) Scala
9 20 (7.49%) Bash Shell
10 18 (6.74%) C
11 16 (5.99%) Ruby
12 13 (4.87%) R
13 11 (4.12%) TypeScript
14 7 (2.62%) MATLAB
15 6 (2.25%) Perl
16 5 (1.87%) Groovy
16 5 (1.87%) PHP
17 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
18 3 (1.12%) Java 8
18 3 (1.12%) Rust
Qualifications
1 34 (12.73%) Degree
2 8 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.25%) PhD
4 4 (1.50%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.75%) CISSP
6 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.75%) QA
2 6 (2.25%) GDPR
2 6 (2.25%) NIST
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 88 (32.96%) Docker
2 5 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.50%) Firmware
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.75%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.75%) vSphere
5 1 (0.37%) LXC
Systems Management
1 39 (14.61%) Kubernetes
2 34 (12.73%) Ansible
3 31 (11.61%) Terraform
4 16 (5.99%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.75%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (1.87%) Puppet
7 2 (0.75%) Salt
8 1 (0.37%) Grafana
8 1 (0.37%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (4.12%) Red Hat
2 10 (3.75%) Google
3 9 (3.37%) Splunk
4 7 (2.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.12%) PTC
5 3 (1.12%) SAP
5 3 (1.12%) VMware
6 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.75%) Tableau
7 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.37%) Confluent
7 1 (0.37%) Informatica
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle
7 1 (0.37%) Teradata