Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 365 395
Rank change year-on-year +39 +30 +139
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,681 1,449 1,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 0.83% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.86% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,489 1,308 1,522
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,325 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -11.11%

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 169,607 169,366 204,229
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 139,181 140,637 170,778
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +49 1,580 £55,000 - 309
London +4 998 £62,500 +4.17% 190
UK excluding London +120 662 £50,000 +25.00% 137
South East +87 263 £50,000 +17.65% 40
North of England +72 124 £47,500 +26.67% 24
East of England +63 104 £52,500 +16.67% 33
Yorkshire +70 78 £50,000 +33.33% 13
Scotland -43 64 £52,500 +16.67% 13
South West +7 44 £42,500 - 14
North West +5 40 £40,000 -15.79% 11
Midlands -7 40 £40,000 +14.29% 8
West Midlands -1 35 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Wales +13 12 £30,000 +3.45% 4
Northern Ireland - 12 £45,000 - 1
North East -23 6 £32,500 -7.14%
East Midlands -14 5 £28,500 -18.57% 3

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 1,681 (100.00%) Python
2 645 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
3 626 (37.24%) Django
4 538 (32.00%) Linux
5 471 (28.02%) JavaScript
6 457 (27.19%) Java
7 391 (23.26%) SQL
8 341 (20.29%) C++
9 339 (20.17%) TDD
10 330 (19.63%) PostgreSQL
11 312 (18.56%) Amazon AWS
12 311 (18.50%) Degree
13 308 (18.32%) Finance
14 299 (17.79%) HTML
15 290 (17.25%) Git (software)
16 272 (16.18%) C#
17 269 (16.00%) CSS
18 247 (14.69%) Computer Science
19 240 (14.28%) Flask
20 237 (14.10%) Software Engineering
21 213 (12.67%) Docker
22 212 (12.61%) OO
23 207 (12.31%) Machine Learning
24 189 (11.24%) Big Data
25 188 (11.18%) NoSQL
26 176 (10.47%) Mathematics
27 175 (10.41%) Web Development
28 173 (10.29%) Scrum
29 170 (10.11%) MySQL
29 170 (10.11%) AngularJS

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
1 145 (8.63%) Elasticsearch
2 85 (5.06%) Apache Spark
3 46 (2.74%) nginx
4 33 (1.96%) Apache
5 17 (1.01%) CMS
5 17 (1.01%) Confluence
6 16 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 10 (0.59%) IPython
8 9 (0.54%) Tornado
9 6 (0.36%) CloudStack
9 6 (0.36%) Drupal
9 6 (0.36%) Jupyter
10 5 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (0.30%) Joomla!
10 5 (0.30%) WordPress
11 4 (0.24%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.24%) Gunicorn
12 3 (0.18%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.12%) Ethereum
13 2 (0.12%) uWSGI
Applications
1 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.24%) Maya
3 3 (0.18%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.12%) NUKE
5 1 (0.059%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.059%) HipChat
5 1 (0.059%) Houdini
5 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.42%) Magento
2 4 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.18%) Odoo
4 1 (0.059%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 312 (18.56%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (3.03%) GitHub
3 51 (3.03%) SaaS
4 40 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (1.07%) Slack
7 16 (0.95%) Trello
8 13 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.42%) Heroku
10 5 (0.30%) DigitalOcean
11 4 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.24%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.18%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.18%) PaaS
12 3 (0.18%) Serverless
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.31%) HTTP
1 22 (1.31%) Internet
2 12 (0.71%) DNS
3 11 (0.65%) DHCP
3 11 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.59%) Broadband
5 9 (0.54%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.30%) LAN
6 5 (0.30%) Network Security
6 5 (0.30%) WAN
7 4 (0.24%) Wireless
8 3 (0.18%) SAN
8 3 (0.18%) Skype
9 2 (0.12%) IPv4
9 2 (0.12%) SSL
9 2 (0.12%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.059%) CHAP
10 1 (0.059%) Firewall
10 1 (0.059%) Multicast
10 1 (0.059%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (19.63%) PostgreSQL
2 189 (11.24%) Big Data
3 188 (11.18%) NoSQL
4 170 (10.11%) MySQL
5 142 (8.45%) MongoDB
6 133 (7.91%) Relational Database
7 76 (4.52%) Redis
8 45 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 45 (2.68%) Hadoop
9 34 (2.02%) RDBMS
9 34 (2.02%) SQL Server
10 23 (1.37%) Blockchain
11 22 (1.31%) Oracle Database
12 12 (0.71%) GIS
13 11 (0.65%) Apache Hive
13 11 (0.65%) CouchDB
13 11 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.65%) KDB
14 10 (0.59%) HBase
15 9 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 290 (17.25%) Git (software)
2 100 (5.95%) Jenkins
3 54 (3.21%) JIRA
4 29 (1.73%) Subversion
5 26 (1.55%) Selenium
6 22 (1.31%) Vagrant
7 14 (0.83%) Maven
8 13 (0.77%) WiX
9 12 (0.71%) GitLab
9 12 (0.71%) Mercurial
10 10 (0.59%) Ant
10 10 (0.59%) Bitbucket
10 10 (0.59%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.59%) WebDriver
10 10 (0.59%) webpack
11 8 (0.48%) CircleCI
12 6 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.36%) JUnit
13 5 (0.30%) git-flow
13 5 (0.30%) RStudio
General
1 308 (18.32%) Finance
2 103 (6.13%) Banking
3 86 (5.12%) Front Office
4 81 (4.82%) Marketing
5 51 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 45 (2.68%) Games
7 41 (2.44%) Retail
8 23 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 21 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 20 (1.19%) Advertising
11 15 (0.89%) Billing
11 15 (0.89%) Music Industry
12 13 (0.77%) Back Office
13 10 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.48%) Electronics
15 7 (0.42%) Legal
16 6 (0.36%) Automotive
17 5 (0.30%) Law
18 4 (0.24%) Aerospace
19 3 (0.18%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 626 (37.24%) Django
2 299 (17.79%) HTML
3 269 (16.00%) CSS
4 240 (14.28%) Flask
5 170 (10.11%) AngularJS
6 140 (8.33%) React
7 131 (7.79%) RESTful
8 121 (7.20%) jQuery
9 116 (6.90%) Web Services
10 100 (5.95%) REST
11 97 (5.77%) RabbitMQ
12 95 (5.65%) .NET
13 90 (5.35%) Node.js
14 83 (4.94%) HTML5
15 82 (4.88%) NumPy
16 73 (4.34%) Pandas
17 71 (4.22%) Celery
18 65 (3.87%) JSON
19 62 (3.69%) ASP.NET
20 57 (3.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 247 (14.69%) Computer Science
2 148 (8.80%) Fintech
3 130 (7.73%) Algorithms
4 126 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
5 66 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
6 61 (3.63%) Data Structures
7 60 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 54 (3.21%) Equities
9 53 (3.15%) Hedge funds
9 53 (3.15%) User Experience
10 43 (2.56%) Fixed Income
11 36 (2.14%) Mobile App
12 34 (2.02%) Robotics
13 30 (1.78%) Derivative
14 23 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
15 21 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (1.19%) Life Science
17 18 (1.07%) Data Centre
18 16 (0.95%) Public Cloud
19 14 (0.83%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 538 (32.00%) Linux
2 120 (7.14%) Unix
3 64 (3.81%) Windows
4 34 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.43%) Ubuntu
6 20 (1.19%) Android
7 16 (0.95%) CentOS
8 15 (0.89%) Debian
9 13 (0.77%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.24%) Fedora
13 1 (0.059%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (20.17%) TDD
3 237 (14.10%) Software Engineering
4 212 (12.61%) OO
5 207 (12.31%) Machine Learning
6 176 (10.47%) Mathematics
7 175 (10.41%) Web Development
8 173 (10.29%) Scrum
9 160 (9.52%) DevOps
10 151 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
11 129 (7.67%) Microservices
12 127 (7.56%) BDD
13 120 (7.14%) Open Source
14 113 (6.72%) Data Science
15 108 (6.42%) Analytics
16 106 (6.31%) OOP
17 101 (6.01%) Unit Testing
18 98 (5.83%) MVC
19 97 (5.77%) Test Automation
20 84 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,681 (100.00%) Python
2 471 (28.02%) JavaScript
3 457 (27.19%) Java
4 391 (23.26%) SQL
5 341 (20.29%) C++
6 272 (16.18%) C#
7 145 (8.63%) PHP
8 117 (6.96%) C
9 89 (5.29%) Ruby
10 65 (3.87%) Go
11 63 (3.75%) Perl
12 56 (3.33%) Bash Shell
13 43 (2.56%) R
13 43 (2.56%) Scala
14 21 (1.25%) ES6
14 21 (1.25%) Haskell
15 16 (0.95%) Erlang
15 16 (0.95%) VBA
16 11 (0.65%) MATLAB
17 10 (0.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 311 (18.50%) Degree
2 109 (6.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (3.21%) PhD
4 30 (1.78%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (0.54%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.12%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.12%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.059%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.059%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.26%) QA
2 7 (0.42%) GDPR
3 5 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.24%) GCP
5 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.059%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 213 (12.67%) Docker
2 13 (0.77%) vSphere
3 11 (0.65%) KVM
4 9 (0.54%) Samba
4 9 (0.54%) Squid
4 9 (0.54%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.059%) Firmware
5 1 (0.059%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 83 (4.94%) Ansible
2 76 (4.52%) Kubernetes
3 34 (2.02%) Puppet
4 30 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.95%) HAProxy
6 14 (0.83%) Terraform
7 7 (0.42%) Kibana
8 5 (0.30%) Nagios
8 5 (0.30%) Oozie
9 4 (0.24%) cPanel
10 3 (0.18%) Salt
11 2 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.059%) Consul
12 1 (0.059%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.059%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.059%) linkerd
12 1 (0.059%) OpenNebula
12 1 (0.059%) Packer
12 1 (0.059%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.059%) rkt
Vendors
1 63 (3.75%) Oracle
2 41 (2.44%) Google
3 27 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 20 (1.19%) Capita
5 13 (0.77%) Red Hat
6 12 (0.71%) Twitter
6 12 (0.71%) Zend
7 11 (0.65%) Sybase
8 10 (0.59%) Atlassian
9 9 (0.54%) NetApp
9 9 (0.54%) Perforce
9 9 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.54%) Sophos
10 7 (0.42%) Apple
11 6 (0.36%) NVIDIA
11 6 (0.36%) SAP
12 5 (0.30%) Cisco
12 5 (0.30%) EXASOL
12 5 (0.30%) Juniper
12 5 (0.30%) Tableau