Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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

Python Developer
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 345 370
Rank change year-on-year +25 +25 +100
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,737 1,670 1,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 0.94% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.98% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,539 1,517 1,574
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £87,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 163,107 170,225 191,964
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 96.10% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 131,422 137,390 161,434
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in the UK

Python Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Python Developer in the UK

Python Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Python Developer in the UK

Python Developer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 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
England +28 1,628 £60,000 +4.35% 277
London +15 1,044 £70,000 +7.69% 186
UK excluding London +19 666 £50,000 +11.11% 100
South East +83 325 £50,000 - 31
North of England +48 129 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Yorkshire +58 74 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Scotland -39 64 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East of England -6 51 £47,500 -5.00% 18
North West +9 50 £35,000 +16.67% 7
South West -17 45 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Midlands -2 33 £45,000 +50.00% 9
West Midlands +12 27 £45,000 +50.00% 9
Wales +25 12 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Northern Ireland +3 7 £43,750 - 2
East Midlands -5 6 £35,000 +7.69%
North East -22 5 £42,000 +5.00% 2

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 1,737 (100.00%) Python
2 713 (41.05%) Django
3 629 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
4 513 (29.53%) Linux
5 501 (28.84%) JavaScript
6 432 (24.87%) Java
6 432 (24.87%) Finance
7 415 (23.89%) SQL
8 393 (22.63%) TDD
9 389 (22.39%) Software Engineering
10 365 (21.01%) PostgreSQL
11 331 (19.06%) Git (software)
12 328 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
13 326 (18.77%) HTML
14 316 (18.19%) Docker
15 283 (16.29%) Degree
16 281 (16.18%) CSS
17 274 (15.77%) DevOps
18 268 (15.43%) Flask
19 250 (14.39%) C#
20 246 (14.16%) C++
21 235 (13.53%) Scrum
22 233 (13.41%) AngularJS
23 231 (13.30%) Computer Science
24 222 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
25 210 (12.09%) Machine Learning
26 207 (11.92%) OO
27 202 (11.63%) Mathematics
27 202 (11.63%) React
28 195 (11.23%) Microservices

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 108 (6.22%) Elasticsearch
2 67 (3.86%) nginx
3 65 (3.74%) Apache Spark
4 44 (2.53%) Apache
5 18 (1.04%) Tornado
6 14 (0.81%) MQSeries
7 11 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (0.63%) Ethereum
8 10 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
8 10 (0.58%) Jupyter
9 9 (0.52%) CMS
9 9 (0.52%) IPython
9 9 (0.52%) Luigi
10 8 (0.46%) Gunicorn
10 8 (0.46%) uWSGI
11 7 (0.40%) SAS
12 6 (0.35%) IIS
13 5 (0.29%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.29%) Drupal
13 5 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.86%) Distributed Ledger
2 11 (0.63%) Ripple
3 6 (0.35%) Odoo
4 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.12%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.058%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 328 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.01%) GitHub
4 28 (1.61%) SaaS
5 26 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
5 26 (1.50%) Serverless
6 23 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 22 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.81%) Heroku
9 12 (0.69%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.40%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.40%) Slack
13 6 (0.35%) Fastly
13 6 (0.35%) Stackdriver
14 4 (0.23%) PaaS
15 3 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.61%) Internet
2 16 (0.92%) HTTP
3 8 (0.46%) SSH
4 5 (0.29%) Wireless
5 4 (0.23%) AMQP
5 4 (0.23%) iBeacon
5 4 (0.23%) SSL
5 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.17%) 3G
6 3 (0.17%) DHCP
6 3 (0.17%) DNS
6 3 (0.17%) NGN
7 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.12%) Skype
8 1 (0.058%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (0.058%) MQTT
8 1 (0.058%) Network Security
8 1 (0.058%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (21.01%) PostgreSQL
2 187 (10.77%) MySQL
3 149 (8.58%) Big Data
4 148 (8.52%) Relational Database
5 143 (8.23%) MongoDB
6 141 (8.12%) NoSQL
7 95 (5.47%) Redis
8 76 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 69 (3.97%) Blockchain
10 53 (3.05%) SQL Server
11 44 (2.53%) Hadoop
12 32 (1.84%) RDBMS
13 24 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (1.15%) Bigtable
15 16 (0.92%) KDB
15 16 (0.92%) Oracle Database
16 15 (0.86%) GIS
16 15 (0.86%) Parquet
17 12 (0.69%) Geospatial Data
17 12 (0.69%) Riak
Development Applications
1 331 (19.06%) Git (software)
2 190 (10.94%) Jenkins
3 67 (3.86%) Vagrant
4 46 (2.65%) Subversion
5 35 (2.01%) Selenium
6 25 (1.44%) JUnit
7 23 (1.32%) Mercurial
8 22 (1.27%) JIRA
9 19 (1.09%) Bitbucket
10 17 (0.98%) GitLab
10 17 (0.98%) WiX
11 16 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (0.81%) SpecFlow
13 13 (0.75%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.69%) SonarQube
15 11 (0.63%) TeamCity
16 10 (0.58%) Ant
17 9 (0.52%) Mockito
18 8 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
18 8 (0.46%) WebDriver
General
1 432 (24.87%) Finance
2 146 (8.41%) Front Office
3 107 (6.16%) Banking
4 69 (3.97%) Marketing
4 69 (3.97%) Retail
5 52 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 34 (1.96%) Advertising
7 29 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 27 (1.55%) Games
9 19 (1.09%) Electronics
10 18 (1.04%) Law
11 16 (0.92%) Legal
12 11 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.63%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.29%) Billing
15 4 (0.23%) Automotive
15 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.23%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 713 (41.05%) Django
2 326 (18.77%) HTML
3 281 (16.18%) CSS
4 268 (15.43%) Flask
5 233 (13.41%) AngularJS
6 202 (11.63%) React
7 185 (10.65%) Web Services
8 146 (8.41%) REST
9 142 (8.18%) NumPy
10 137 (7.89%) Pandas
11 124 (7.14%) RESTful
12 110 (6.33%) Celery
12 110 (6.33%) RabbitMQ
13 108 (6.22%) jQuery
14 88 (5.07%) J2EE
15 86 (4.95%) HTML5
16 81 (4.66%) SciPy
17 71 (4.09%) .NET
17 71 (4.09%) Node.js
18 55 (3.17%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 231 (13.30%) Computer Science
2 152 (8.75%) Greenfield Project
3 148 (8.52%) Algorithms
4 144 (8.29%) Fintech
5 124 (7.14%) Hedge funds
6 92 (5.30%) Equities
7 80 (4.61%) Derivative
8 76 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
9 65 (3.74%) Data Structures
9 65 (3.74%) User Experience
10 64 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 53 (3.05%) Fixed Income
12 50 (2.88%) Mobile App
13 43 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
14 32 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
15 22 (1.27%) Virtual Team
16 21 (1.21%) Robotics
17 18 (1.04%) Client/Server
17 18 (1.04%) Life Science
18 16 (0.92%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 513 (29.53%) Linux
2 88 (5.07%) Unix
3 44 (2.53%) Ubuntu
4 38 (2.19%) Android
5 32 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.61%) Windows
7 19 (1.09%) Mac OS
8 16 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.86%) CentOS
10 12 (0.69%) Debian
11 3 (0.17%) Fedora
11 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.17%) SUSE
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.058%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.058%) Robot Operating System
12 1 (0.058%) Solaris
12 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 629 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (22.63%) TDD
3 389 (22.39%) Software Engineering
4 274 (15.77%) DevOps
5 235 (13.53%) Scrum
6 222 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
7 210 (12.09%) Machine Learning
8 207 (11.92%) OO
9 202 (11.63%) Mathematics
10 195 (11.23%) Microservices
11 183 (10.54%) Test Automation
12 174 (10.02%) Web Development
13 169 (9.73%) Analytics
14 149 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
15 121 (6.97%) Artificial Intelligence
16 120 (6.91%) BDD
17 116 (6.68%) Open Source
18 100 (5.76%) Mentoring
19 96 (5.53%) Data Science
20 82 (4.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,737 (100.00%) Python
2 501 (28.84%) JavaScript
3 432 (24.87%) Java
4 415 (23.89%) SQL
5 250 (14.39%) C#
6 246 (14.16%) C++
7 136 (7.83%) PHP
8 103 (5.93%) C
9 89 (5.12%) Go
10 88 (5.07%) Ruby
11 67 (3.86%) R
12 41 (2.36%) Scala
13 38 (2.19%) Perl
14 36 (2.07%) Bash Shell
15 21 (1.21%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.21%) VBA
16 20 (1.15%) Kotlin
16 20 (1.15%) TypeScript
17 16 (0.92%) XPath
18 13 (0.75%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 283 (16.29%) Degree
2 98 (5.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (2.88%) Numerate Degree
4 49 (2.82%) PhD
5 32 (1.84%) Master's Degree
6 24 (1.38%) Security Cleared
7 13 (0.75%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.35%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.23%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.058%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.72%) QA
2 3 (0.17%) MiFID
3 2 (0.12%) GDPR
4 1 (0.058%) GCP
4 1 (0.058%) PMO
System Software
1 316 (18.19%) Docker
2 18 (1.04%) vSphere
3 5 (0.29%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.17%) Samba
5 3 (0.17%) Squid
6 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.058%) Varnish
7 1 (0.058%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.058%) Xen
Systems Management
1 79 (4.55%) Ansible
2 78 (4.49%) Terraform
3 76 (4.38%) Kubernetes
4 25 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (1.09%) HAProxy
6 14 (0.81%) Puppet
7 8 (0.46%) HP Fortify
8 7 (0.40%) Kibana
8 7 (0.40%) logstash
8 7 (0.40%) Packer
9 6 (0.35%) CFEngine
9 6 (0.35%) Salt
10 3 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.058%) Nessus
Vendors
1 59 (3.40%) Oracle
2 53 (3.05%) Google
3 22 (1.27%) Red Hat
4 19 (1.09%) Capita
5 15 (0.86%) Microsoft
6 11 (0.63%) SAP
7 10 (0.58%) SaltStack
7 10 (0.58%) Twitter
8 9 (0.52%) Sybase
9 8 (0.46%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.40%) Solace
11 6 (0.35%) Cognizant
11 6 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.35%) Yahoo!
12 5 (0.29%) Apigee
12 5 (0.29%) TOWER Software
12 5 (0.29%) VMware
12 5 (0.29%) Zend
13 4 (0.23%) Canon
13 4 (0.23%) Cloudera