The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python Developer
UK
Rank 332 375 505
Rank change year-on-year +43 +130  
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 758 814 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.79% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.82% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 682 746 467
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.58% -5.00%  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Python Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Python Developer in the UK

Python Developer
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 698 £55,000 +4.76% 137
London +16 489 £60,000 +9.09% 78
South East +89 88 £45,000 - 16
Scotland +62 50 £45,000 - 6
City of London +12 50 £60,000 -5.88% 23
Glasgow +49 32 £45,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +3 28 £42,500 -15.00% 6
South West +18 26 £45,000 +28.57% 14
Berkshire +44 23 £52,500 -22.22% 3
East Midlands +16 23 £35,000 -6.66%
East of England +10 22 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Oxford +7 22 £42,500 -5.55% 6
North West -22 21 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Leicestershire +4 19 £35,000 +3.70%
Leicester +2 18 £35,000 +21.73%
Cambridgeshire +1 17 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Manchester -14 15 £47,500 +30.13% 2
Cambridge -7 14 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Edinburgh - 14 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire -19 13 £46,250 +2.77% 8
Brighton +25 12 £50,000 +29.03% 3
East Sussex +14 12 £50,000 +29.03% 3
West Midlands +31 11 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Hampshire +25 10 £40,000 +14.28%
Bristol +6 10 £41,250 +26.92% 2
Birmingham +19 8 £30,000 - 1
Surrey +42 7 £70,000 +115.38% 4
South Yorkshire +4 7 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Bath -3 7 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Somerset -13 7 £45,000 +5.88% 8

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1455 (100.00%) Python
2 562 (38.63%) JavaScript
3 559 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
4 523 (35.95%) Django
5 433 (29.76%) Linux
6 430 (29.55%) Java
7 399 (27.42%) Finance
8 353 (24.26%) HTML
9 310 (21.31%) TDD
10 306 (21.03%) C++
11 304 (20.89%) SQL
12 292 (20.07%) CSS
13 272 (18.69%) Degree
14 271 (18.63%) Flask
15 242 (16.63%) Software Engineering
16 231 (15.88%) C#
17 230 (15.81%) Git (software)
18 212 (14.57%) PostgreSQL
19 207 (14.23%) AngularJS
20 185 (12.71%) Computer Science
21 178 (12.23%) OO
22 169 (11.62%) Ruby
23 162 (11.13%) MySQL
24 149 (10.24%) Web Development
25 148 (10.17%) NoSQL
26 144 (9.90%) Mathematics
27 143 (9.83%) MongoDB
28 139 (9.55%) .NET
29 136 (9.35%) Banking
29 136 (9.35%) MVC

Python Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 34 (2.34%) nginx
2 33 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (2.20%) Apache Spark
4 25 (1.72%) Apache
5 19 (1.31%) Tornado
6 16 (1.10%) Confluence
7 14 (0.96%) IPython
8 12 (0.82%) CMS
9 11 (0.76%) uWSGI
10 7 (0.48%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.34%) CloudStack
11 5 (0.34%) Jetty
11 5 (0.34%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.34%) Zope
12 4 (0.27%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.27%) WordPress
13 2 (0.14%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.14%) JBoss
13 2 (0.14%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.069%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 25 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.27%) HipChat
3 3 (0.21%) MS Office
3 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.069%) Houdini
4 1 (0.069%) Maya
4 1 (0.069%) NUKE
4 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (0.55%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.21%) Odoo
3 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 121 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (5.02%) GitHub
3 33 (2.27%) SaaS
4 32 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (1.03%) Google App Engine
7 13 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.82%) PaaS
9 9 (0.62%) Heroku
10 8 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.34%) Slack
13 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.069%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.069%) DigitalOcean
15 1 (0.069%) Force.com
15 1 (0.069%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 71 (4.88%) HTTP
2 42 (2.89%) Internet
3 16 (1.10%) DNS
4 13 (0.89%) SSL
5 10 (0.69%) DHCP
6 7 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.41%) Firewall
8 4 (0.27%) LDAP
9 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.21%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.21%) VPN
10 2 (0.14%) ICMP
10 2 (0.14%) IMAP
10 2 (0.14%) IPv4
10 2 (0.14%) IPv6
10 2 (0.14%) LAN
10 2 (0.14%) POP3
10 2 (0.14%) SMTP
10 2 (0.14%) WAN
10 2 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (14.57%) PostgreSQL
2 162 (11.13%) MySQL
3 148 (10.17%) NoSQL
4 143 (9.83%) MongoDB
5 116 (7.97%) Relational Database
6 105 (7.22%) Big Data
7 78 (5.36%) SQL Server
8 54 (3.71%) Redis
9 46 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 32 (2.20%) RDBMS
11 31 (2.13%) Hadoop
12 27 (1.86%) Data Mining
13 23 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (1.03%) Apache Hive
15 12 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.41%) KDB
17 6 (0.41%) Oracle Database
17 6 (0.41%) Riak
18 5 (0.34%) Impala
Development Applications
1 230 (15.81%) Git (software)
2 57 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 52 (3.57%) Subversion
4 44 (3.02%) JIRA
5 27 (1.86%) Bitbucket
6 24 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (1.65%) Maven
6 24 (1.65%) Selenium
7 20 (1.37%) GitLab
8 18 (1.24%) Mercurial
9 17 (1.17%) Hudson
10 13 (0.89%) Ant
10 13 (0.89%) Jasmine
11 12 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (0.82%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.69%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (0.48%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.48%) JUnit
13 7 (0.48%) PhantomJS
14 6 (0.41%) WebStorm
General
1 399 (27.42%) Finance
2 136 (9.35%) Banking
3 106 (7.29%) Marketing
4 62 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 55 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 46 (3.16%) Front Office
7 31 (2.13%) Retail
8 24 (1.65%) Games
9 22 (1.51%) Advertising
10 21 (1.44%) Legal
11 18 (1.24%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.89%) Publishing
13 9 (0.62%) Law
13 9 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.55%) Back Office
14 8 (0.55%) Billing
14 8 (0.55%) Electronics
15 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.34%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (35.95%) Django
2 353 (24.26%) HTML
3 292 (20.07%) CSS
4 271 (18.63%) Flask
5 207 (14.23%) AngularJS
6 139 (9.55%) .NET
7 120 (8.25%) HTML5
8 108 (7.42%) REST
8 108 (7.42%) RESTful
9 98 (6.74%) Node.js
10 96 (6.60%) Web Services
11 94 (6.46%) CSS3
12 91 (6.25%) jQuery
13 81 (5.57%) NumPy
14 77 (5.29%) Pyramid
15 74 (5.09%) RabbitMQ
16 72 (4.95%) Pandas
17 69 (4.74%) Celery
18 68 (4.67%) J2EE
19 66 (4.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 185 (12.71%) Computer Science
2 122 (8.38%) Fintech
3 98 (6.74%) Algorithms
4 90 (6.19%) Hedge funds
5 71 (4.88%) Data Structures
6 65 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (3.51%) Mobile App
8 48 (3.30%) User Experience
9 39 (2.68%) Client/Server
10 21 (1.44%) Derivative
11 19 (1.31%) Device Driver
12 18 (1.24%) Blog
12 18 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 18 (1.24%) Reference Data
13 17 (1.17%) CUDA
14 13 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (0.89%) Market Risk
15 12 (0.82%) Equities
15 12 (0.82%) Social Media
15 12 (0.82%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 433 (29.76%) Linux
2 90 (6.19%) Unix
3 58 (3.99%) Windows
4 29 (1.99%) Android
5 27 (1.86%) Ubuntu
6 25 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.17%) Debian
8 5 (0.34%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.21%) CentOS
10 3 (0.21%) Solaris
11 2 (0.14%) Fedora
11 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.069%) AIX
12 1 (0.069%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (21.31%) TDD
3 242 (16.63%) Software Engineering
4 178 (12.23%) OO
5 149 (10.24%) Web Development
6 144 (9.90%) Mathematics
7 136 (9.35%) MVC
8 131 (9.00%) DevOps
9 127 (8.73%) Scrum
10 122 (8.38%) BDD
11 118 (8.11%) Machine Learning
12 114 (7.84%) Open Source
13 109 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
14 104 (7.15%) Analytics
15 97 (6.67%) SDLC
16 91 (6.25%) E-Commerce
17 73 (5.02%) Unit Testing
18 70 (4.81%) Microservices
19 57 (3.92%) OOP
20 54 (3.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1455 (100.00%) Python
2 562 (38.63%) JavaScript
3 430 (29.55%) Java
4 306 (21.03%) C++
5 304 (20.89%) SQL
6 231 (15.88%) C#
7 169 (11.62%) Ruby
8 102 (7.01%) Go
9 100 (6.87%) PHP
10 89 (6.12%) C
11 74 (5.09%) Scala
12 57 (3.92%) Perl
13 38 (2.61%) R
14 17 (1.17%) VBA
15 16 (1.10%) Clojure
16 15 (1.03%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.69%) Lua
18 8 (0.55%) Groovy
19 7 (0.48%) Haskell
19 7 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 272 (18.69%) Degree
2 36 (2.47%) PhD
3 6 (0.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.34%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.069%) CCA
5 1 (0.069%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.069%) MCSA
5 1 (0.069%) MCSD
5 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.069%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.71%) QA
2 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.14%) GCP
3 2 (0.14%) ISO13485
3 2 (0.14%) SDET
4 1 (0.069%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (6.67%) Docker
2 19 (1.31%) Firmware
3 9 (0.62%) Samba
3 9 (0.62%) Squid
4 4 (0.27%) Varnish
5 3 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.14%) HDFS
6 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.069%) LXC
Systems Management
1 37 (2.54%) Ansible
2 24 (1.65%) Puppet
3 14 (0.96%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.41%) Oozie
6 5 (0.34%) Kibana
7 4 (0.27%) logstash
8 2 (0.14%) Grafana
8 2 (0.14%) Mesos
8 2 (0.14%) Salt
8 2 (0.14%) Terraform
9 1 (0.069%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.069%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.069%) SELinux
9 1 (0.069%) StatsD
Vendors
1 69 (4.74%) Oracle
2 46 (3.16%) Google
3 19 (1.31%) Sybase
4 12 (0.82%) Microsoft
5 11 (0.76%) Facebook
5 11 (0.76%) Twitter
6 8 (0.55%) SAP
7 7 (0.48%) Adobe
7 7 (0.48%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.27%) Apigee
8 4 (0.27%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.27%) SaltStack
8 4 (0.27%) Splunk
9 3 (0.21%) MEDITECH
9 3 (0.21%) Tableau
9 3 (0.21%) VMware
9 3 (0.21%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.14%) Netezza
10 2 (0.14%) New Relic
10 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £60K +Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + stock / bonus / benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits and Company Cul
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum scratch Fintech projects, pens/healt
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venture Up
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Salary: Opportunity to learn functional programming languages such as Scala
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago