Period
to 18 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 August 2017.

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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 359 464
Rank change year-on-year +16 +105 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1663 1731 1347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 0.88% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.91% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1507 1575 1205
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 169742 190690 209586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.50% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137115 160408 172505
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 August 2017.

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 18 August 2017. 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 +3 1554 £57,500 +9.52% 131
London -8 1034 £65,000 +13.04% 69
UK excluding London +54 622 £45,000 +5.88% 68
South East +31 189 £50,000 - 20
North of England -16 114 £40,000 +6.67% 10
Scotland +62 97 £45,000 - 6
East of England +42 86 £50,000 +5.26% 21
South West +11 71 £40,000 - 7
Midlands +56 59 £30,000 -29.41% 4
Yorkshire +14 57 £50,000 +33.33% 5
North West -30 49 £30,000 - 2
West Midlands +39 45 £30,000 -33.33% 4
East Midlands +28 14 £32,500 -18.75%
North East +24 8 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
Wales - 2 £45,000 -

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 1663 (100.00%) Python
2 716 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
3 546 (32.83%) Java
4 538 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 510 (30.67%) Django
6 503 (30.25%) Finance
7 460 (27.66%) Linux
8 444 (26.70%) TDD
9 362 (21.77%) SQL
10 325 (19.54%) Git (software)
11 320 (19.24%) C++
12 287 (17.26%) Software Engineering
13 286 (17.20%) HTML
14 267 (16.06%) Degree
14 267 (16.06%) Flask
15 266 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
16 264 (15.87%) CSS
16 264 (15.87%) OO
17 230 (13.83%) C#
18 209 (12.57%) Big Data
18 209 (12.57%) AngularJS
19 206 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
20 202 (12.15%) Scrum
21 195 (11.73%) Machine Learning
22 193 (11.61%) MySQL
23 190 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
24 189 (11.37%) Web Development
25 179 (10.76%) BDD
25 179 (10.76%) Docker
26 168 (10.10%) NoSQL

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 85 (5.11%) Apache Spark
2 75 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (2.71%) nginx
4 33 (1.98%) Apache
5 22 (1.32%) OpenStack
6 21 (1.26%) uWSGI
7 20 (1.20%) Apache Solr
8 17 (1.02%) Confluence
8 17 (1.02%) Tornado
9 12 (0.72%) CloudStack
10 11 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
11 9 (0.54%) CMS
12 7 (0.42%) SAS
13 6 (0.36%) Drupal
14 4 (0.24%) IPython
15 3 (0.18%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.18%) JBoss
15 3 (0.18%) Jupyter
15 3 (0.18%) Moodle
15 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.060%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.12%) Advent Geneva
2 2 (0.12%) Front Arena
2 2 (0.12%) Summit
3 1 (0.060%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.060%) Capstone
3 1 (0.060%) Odoo
3 1 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 266 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 40 (2.41%) GitHub
5 35 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (2.04%) SaaS
7 14 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.84%) Heroku
8 9 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (0.48%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.48%) PaaS
10 7 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.30%) Slack
12 4 (0.24%) Loggly
13 3 (0.18%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.060%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.060%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.060%) Trello
14 1 (0.060%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.89%) HTTP
2 16 (0.96%) Internet
3 7 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.36%) DNS
4 6 (0.36%) Firewall
5 3 (0.18%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.18%) Skype
6 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.12%) SSH
6 2 (0.12%) SSL
6 2 (0.12%) VPN
7 1 (0.060%) AMQP
7 1 (0.060%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.060%) ICMP
7 1 (0.060%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.060%) SMTP
7 1 (0.060%) VoIP
7 1 (0.060%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.060%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (12.57%) Big Data
2 193 (11.61%) MySQL
3 190 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
4 168 (10.10%) NoSQL
5 159 (9.56%) MongoDB
6 135 (8.12%) Relational Database
7 99 (5.95%) Hadoop
8 81 (4.87%) SQL Server
9 56 (3.37%) Redis
10 45 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 44 (2.65%) RDBMS
12 42 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (1.26%) Riak
14 15 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (0.78%) Apache Hive
15 13 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
16 11 (0.66%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.54%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 325 (19.54%) Git (software)
2 95 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 66 (3.97%) JIRA
4 34 (2.04%) Selenium
5 31 (1.86%) Subversion
6 27 (1.62%) Gradle
7 24 (1.44%) GitLab
8 22 (1.32%) Maven
8 22 (1.32%) Mercurial
9 17 (1.02%) Android Studio
9 17 (1.02%) Bitbucket
10 16 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (0.78%) git-flow
13 10 (0.60%) Vagrant
14 7 (0.42%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.36%) Ant
16 5 (0.30%) Bower
16 5 (0.30%) Eclipse
16 5 (0.30%) Hudson
General
1 503 (30.25%) Finance
2 155 (9.32%) Marketing
3 127 (7.64%) Banking
4 97 (5.83%) Front Office
5 88 (5.29%) Investment Banking
6 83 (4.99%) Telecoms
7 78 (4.69%) Manufacturing
8 73 (4.39%) Electronics
9 55 (3.31%) Financial Institution
10 46 (2.77%) Retail
11 26 (1.56%) Advertising
12 25 (1.50%) Games
13 16 (0.96%) Publishing
14 11 (0.66%) Back Office
15 6 (0.36%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.30%) Automotive
16 5 (0.30%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.24%) Billing
18 3 (0.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 510 (30.67%) Django
2 286 (17.20%) HTML
3 267 (16.06%) Flask
4 264 (15.87%) CSS
5 209 (12.57%) AngularJS
6 149 (8.96%) RESTful
7 132 (7.94%) Web Services
8 124 (7.46%) Node.js
9 114 (6.86%) REST
10 112 (6.73%) .NET
11 109 (6.55%) React
12 101 (6.07%) jQuery
13 85 (5.11%) Celery
13 85 (5.11%) HTML5
14 81 (4.87%) NumPy
15 79 (4.75%) Pandas
16 68 (4.09%) ASP.NET
17 65 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
18 63 (3.79%) CSS3
18 63 (3.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 161 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 130 (7.82%) Fintech
3 125 (7.52%) Algorithms
4 100 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
5 81 (4.87%) Hedge funds
6 78 (4.69%) Mobile App
6 78 (4.69%) User Experience
7 69 (4.15%) Data Structures
8 60 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (1.92%) Robotics
10 29 (1.74%) Derivative
11 28 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (1.56%) Client/Server
13 23 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (1.32%) Equities
14 22 (1.32%) Fixed Income
15 19 (1.14%) Social Media
16 16 (0.96%) Private Cloud
17 13 (0.78%) Life Science
18 11 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 460 (27.66%) Linux
2 72 (4.33%) Windows
3 50 (3.01%) Android
3 50 (3.01%) Unix
4 35 (2.10%) Apple iOS
5 34 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 20 (1.20%) Debian
7 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.18%) CentOS
8 3 (0.18%) Fedora
9 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 716 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
2 444 (26.70%) TDD
3 287 (17.26%) Software Engineering
4 264 (15.87%) OO
5 206 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
6 202 (12.15%) Scrum
7 195 (11.73%) Machine Learning
8 189 (11.37%) Web Development
9 179 (10.76%) BDD
10 149 (8.96%) DevOps
11 142 (8.54%) Microservices
12 131 (7.88%) Open Source
13 129 (7.76%) Test Automation
14 127 (7.64%) Analytics
14 127 (7.64%) Mathematics
15 108 (6.49%) Unit Testing
16 97 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
17 96 (5.77%) SDLC
18 84 (5.05%) MVC
19 76 (4.57%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1663 (100.00%) Python
2 546 (32.83%) Java
3 538 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 362 (21.77%) SQL
5 320 (19.24%) C++
6 230 (13.83%) C#
7 130 (7.82%) PHP
8 118 (7.10%) Ruby
9 106 (6.37%) Go
10 94 (5.65%) C
11 71 (4.27%) Scala
12 42 (2.53%) VBA
13 33 (1.98%) Perl
14 29 (1.74%) R
15 19 (1.14%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.14%) Clojure
16 16 (0.96%) PL/SQL
17 15 (0.90%) T-SQL
18 14 (0.84%) Haskell
19 12 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 267 (16.06%) Degree
2 75 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (3.25%) PhD
4 15 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.36%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.30%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.060%) CCA
9 1 (0.060%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.060%) MCSA
9 1 (0.060%) MCSD
9 1 (0.060%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.05%) QA
2 5 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.24%) GCP
4 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.060%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.060%) MiFID
System Software
1 179 (10.76%) Docker
2 7 (0.42%) Varnish
3 3 (0.18%) HDFS
4 1 (0.060%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 77 (4.63%) Ansible
2 47 (2.83%) Kubernetes
3 27 (1.62%) Puppet
4 17 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.90%) Oozie
6 5 (0.30%) Salt
7 4 (0.24%) Grafana
8 3 (0.18%) Marathon
9 2 (0.12%) Kibana
9 2 (0.12%) logstash
9 2 (0.12%) OpenNebula
9 2 (0.12%) Terraform
10 1 (0.060%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.060%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.060%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 81 (4.87%) Oracle
2 79 (4.75%) SAP
3 64 (3.85%) Google
4 14 (0.84%) Reuters
5 13 (0.78%) Facebook
5 13 (0.78%) Microsoft
6 11 (0.66%) Orchard
6 11 (0.66%) Red Hat
6 11 (0.66%) Sybase
7 10 (0.60%) ArcSight
7 10 (0.60%) Bloomberg
7 10 (0.60%) Hortonworks
7 10 (0.60%) HP
7 10 (0.60%) Jaspersoft
8 9 (0.54%) SaltStack
9 8 (0.48%) Twitter
10 7 (0.42%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.36%) Informatica
11 6 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.36%) Yahoo!