Period
to 4 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 239 303 337
Rank change year-on-year +64 +34 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,077 1,578 1,711
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.07% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.12% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1,451 1,579
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £93,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 75,040 140,792 170,979
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 95.89% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 60,375 112,378 138,885
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in the UK

Python Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python Developer.

Salary trend for Python Developer in the UK

Python Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python Developer over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Python Developer in the UK

Python Developer
Top 17 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 4 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
England +66 1,022 £65,000 +4.00% 159
London +44 727 £75,000 +7.14% 99
UK excluding London +91 335 £50,000 - 66
South East +94 173 £49,500 -1.00% 20
Work from Home +14 67 £60,000 -7.69% 28
North of England +62 43 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Midlands +122 38 £47,500 +18.75% 13
South West +81 34 £47,500 -5.00% 9
West Midlands +103 28 £47,500 +26.67% 13
Scotland +79 24 £50,000 -9.09% 3
North West +52 22 £51,250 -4.65% 2
Yorkshire +85 20 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Northern Ireland +29 12 £31,500 -42.73% 2
East Midlands +58 10 £46,250 +15.63%
East of England +49 7 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Wales +12 4 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North East +24 1 £52,500 +31.25% 1

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 1,077 (100.00%) Python
2 367 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (30.36%) Django
4 320 (29.71%) JavaScript
5 315 (29.25%) Finance
6 292 (27.11%) Java
7 287 (26.65%) Software Engineering
8 250 (23.21%) AWS
9 225 (20.89%) SQL
10 199 (18.48%) Flask
11 190 (17.64%) DevOps
11 190 (17.64%) Fintech
12 188 (17.46%) Front Office
13 182 (16.90%) Docker
14 169 (15.69%) Derivative
15 167 (15.51%) Linux
16 166 (15.41%) Hedge funds
17 164 (15.23%) Web Services
17 164 (15.23%) PostgreSQL
18 157 (14.58%) React
19 151 (14.02%) Degree
20 149 (13.83%) Git (software)
21 147 (13.65%) Computer Science
22 145 (13.46%) Mathematics
23 142 (13.18%) C++
24 135 (12.53%) HTML
25 134 (12.44%) TDD
26 130 (12.07%) Fixed Income
27 129 (11.98%) C#
27 129 (11.98%) Azure

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 24 (2.23%) Confluence
2 21 (1.95%) Apache Spark
3 20 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (1.39%) nginx
5 12 (1.11%) Apache
6 11 (1.02%) Jupyter
7 8 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (0.65%) Gunicorn
9 6 (0.56%) Tornado
10 5 (0.46%) SAS
11 3 (0.28%) Pachyderm
12 2 (0.19%) Luigi
12 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle Spatial
13 1 (0.093%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.093%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.093%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.093%) Magento
2 1 (0.093%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 250 (23.21%) AWS
2 129 (11.98%) Azure
3 71 (6.59%) GCP
4 39 (3.62%) SaaS
5 37 (3.44%) GitHub
6 36 (3.34%) Serverless
7 29 (2.69%) AWS Lambda
8 20 (1.86%) Amazon S3
9 19 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (0.65%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.56%) Slack
14 5 (0.46%) Power Platform
14 5 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.37%) AWS Step Functions
16 3 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.76%) HTTP
2 6 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.28%) Internet
4 2 (0.19%) Firewall
4 2 (0.19%) Skype
4 2 (0.19%) SMS
4 2 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.093%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.093%) DHCP
5 1 (0.093%) DNS
5 1 (0.093%) IPv4
5 1 (0.093%) IPv6
5 1 (0.093%) SSH
5 1 (0.093%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (15.23%) PostgreSQL
2 109 (10.12%) Relational Database
3 72 (6.69%) MySQL
4 50 (4.64%) MongoDB
5 49 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 37 (3.44%) Big Data
7 34 (3.16%) SQL Server
8 28 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 20 (1.86%) Hadoop
10 15 (1.39%) Redis
11 13 (1.21%) Data Mining
12 12 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.11%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.84%) ArangoDB
15 8 (0.74%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.74%) InterSystems Cache
16 7 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (0.65%) Impala
16 7 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 149 (13.83%) Git (software)
2 70 (6.50%) Jenkins
3 44 (4.09%) JIRA
4 27 (2.51%) GitLab
4 27 (2.51%) RStudio
5 20 (1.86%) Bitbucket
5 20 (1.86%) Selenium
6 12 (1.11%) Subversion
7 10 (0.93%) webpack
8 9 (0.84%) Maven
9 8 (0.74%) CircleCI
10 5 (0.46%) Pylint
10 5 (0.46%) Sourcetree
11 4 (0.37%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.37%) PyCharm
11 4 (0.37%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.28%) gulp
12 3 (0.28%) MLflow
12 3 (0.28%) WiX
General
1 315 (29.25%) Finance
2 188 (17.46%) Front Office
3 99 (9.19%) Banking
4 72 (6.69%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.14%) Marketing
6 22 (2.04%) Games
7 21 (1.95%) Retail
8 18 (1.67%) Law
9 14 (1.30%) Advertising
10 8 (0.74%) Back Office
11 6 (0.56%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.28%) Electronics
13 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.19%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.093%) Legal
15 1 (0.093%) Prime Brokerage
15 1 (0.093%) Publishing
15 1 (0.093%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (30.36%) Django
2 199 (18.48%) Flask
3 164 (15.23%) Web Services
4 157 (14.58%) React
5 135 (12.53%) HTML
6 127 (11.79%) AngularJS
7 108 (10.03%) REST
8 106 (9.84%) CSS
9 104 (9.66%) Vue.js
10 94 (8.73%) Pandas
11 93 (8.64%) RESTful
12 65 (6.04%) NumPy
13 48 (4.46%) Node.js
14 45 (4.18%) SciPy
15 43 (3.99%) .NET
16 38 (3.53%) JSON
17 31 (2.88%) jQuery
18 30 (2.79%) XML
19 25 (2.32%) SQLAlchemy
20 22 (2.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 169 (15.69%) Derivative
2 166 (15.41%) Hedge funds
3 130 (12.07%) Fixed Income
4 82 (7.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 80 (7.43%) Algorithms
6 68 (6.31%) Data Structures
7 66 (6.13%) User Experience
8 65 (6.04%) Greenfield Project
9 53 (4.92%) Equities
10 42 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.39%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.93%) Market Risk
14 8 (0.74%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.65%) Credit Risk
15 7 (0.65%) NHS
16 5 (0.46%) Cloud Native
16 5 (0.46%) Public Cloud
17 4 (0.37%) Cyberattack
17 4 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 167 (15.51%) Linux
2 23 (2.14%) Unix
3 18 (1.67%) Windows
4 14 (1.30%) CentOS
5 12 (1.11%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.84%) Android
7 7 (0.65%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.093%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.093%) Debian
9 1 (0.093%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.093%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (26.65%) Software Engineering
3 190 (17.64%) DevOps
3 190 (17.64%) Fintech
4 147 (13.65%) Computer Science
5 145 (13.46%) Mathematics
6 134 (12.44%) TDD
7 116 (10.77%) OO
8 114 (10.58%) Asset Management
9 99 (9.19%) Investment Management
10 92 (8.54%) Microservices
11 81 (7.52%) Analytics
12 78 (7.24%) Machine Learning
13 77 (7.15%) Artificial Intelligence
14 69 (6.41%) Physics
15 64 (5.94%) BDD
16 63 (5.85%) Front End Development
17 59 (5.48%) Decision-Making
18 54 (5.01%) Web Development
19 50 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,077 (100.00%) Python
2 320 (29.71%) JavaScript
3 292 (27.11%) Java
4 225 (20.89%) SQL
5 142 (13.18%) C++
6 129 (11.98%) C#
7 61 (5.66%) R
8 50 (4.64%) PHP
9 29 (2.69%) Go
10 22 (2.04%) Ruby
10 22 (2.04%) Scala
11 21 (1.95%) Bash Shell
11 21 (1.95%) VBA
12 18 (1.67%) TypeScript
13 17 (1.58%) Kotlin
14 12 (1.11%) C
15 9 (0.84%) Rust
16 8 (0.74%) Perl
17 5 (0.46%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 151 (14.02%) Degree
2 49 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.84%) PhD
5 5 (0.46%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.46%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.19%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.093%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.093%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.093%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.02%) PCI DSS
2 7 (0.65%) QA
3 4 (0.37%) MiFID
4 3 (0.28%) UCITS
5 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.19%) EMIR
5 2 (0.19%) GDPR
6 1 (0.093%) Basel III
6 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.093%) HL7
6 1 (0.093%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 182 (16.90%) Docker
2 8 (0.74%) Squid
3 2 (0.19%) LXC
4 1 (0.093%) NFS
4 1 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 76 (7.06%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.23%) Ansible
3 17 (1.58%) Terraform
4 13 (1.21%) Puppet
5 8 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.65%) Kibana
7 6 (0.56%) logstash
8 4 (0.37%) Packer
9 3 (0.28%) Kubeflow
10 2 (0.19%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.093%) Control-M
11 1 (0.093%) Grafana
11 1 (0.093%) Graylog
Vendors
1 52 (4.83%) Google
2 34 (3.16%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.06%) Oracle
4 12 (1.11%) Splunk
5 7 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (0.65%) Tableau
5 7 (0.65%) VMware
6 6 (0.56%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.28%) Apple
7 3 (0.28%) Databricks
7 3 (0.28%) Sybase
8 2 (0.19%) Algorithmics
8 2 (0.19%) FactSet
8 2 (0.19%) IBM
8 2 (0.19%) Zend
9 1 (0.093%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.093%) Cisco
9 1 (0.093%) New Relic
9 1 (0.093%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.093%) SaltStack