The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 348 459
Rank change year-on-year +23 +111  
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 851 873 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 0.89% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.92% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 782 792 599
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +14 802 £57,500 +9.52% 130
London +13 520 £65,000 +13.04% 90
South East +8 98 £45,000 - 13
City of London -17 73 £72,500 +38.09% 17
Scotland +21 46 £45,000 +52.54% 3
East of England +12 45 £45,000 -5.26% 8
South West -6 41 £40,000 - 6
Cambridge +6 35 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Cambridgeshire -2 35 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Yorkshire +4 34 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Berkshire +11 33 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Glasgow +7 30 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Hampshire +28 29 £42,500 +30.76% 2
North West -47 28 £30,000 +3.44% 5
West Midlands +23 26 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Manchester -29 19 £35,000 -23.07% 2
Wiltshire - 19 £40,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +20 17 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Leeds +16 17 £50,000 +33.33% 1
South Yorkshire -5 17 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Sheffield -8 15 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Bristol -25 15 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Warwickshire +14 14 £30,000 -33.33%
Edinburgh +7 14 £32,500 +35.41% 2
Leamington Spa - 14 £30,000 -
East Sussex +18 13 £50,000 +112.76% 1
Brighton +14 13 £50,000 +112.76% 1
Oxfordshire -10 13 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Oxford -11 12 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Chippenham - 12 £30,000 - 1

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1608 (100.00%) Python
2 668 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
3 584 (36.32%) JavaScript
4 541 (33.64%) Django
5 505 (31.41%) Java
6 458 (28.48%) Finance
7 439 (27.30%) Linux
8 404 (25.12%) TDD
9 343 (21.33%) SQL
10 306 (19.03%) Git (software)
11 305 (18.97%) HTML
12 289 (17.97%) C++
13 284 (17.66%) Flask
14 275 (17.10%) CSS
15 271 (16.85%) Software Engineering
16 244 (15.17%) Degree
17 232 (14.43%) OO
18 224 (13.93%) AngularJS
19 222 (13.81%) C#
20 221 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
21 205 (12.75%) MySQL
22 203 (12.62%) Scrum
23 196 (12.19%) PostgreSQL
24 177 (11.01%) NoSQL
25 175 (10.88%) Web Development
25 175 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
26 172 (10.70%) Machine Learning
27 169 (10.51%) DevOps
27 169 (10.51%) MongoDB
28 167 (10.39%) Computer Science

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 61 (3.79%) Apache Spark
2 54 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (2.61%) nginx
4 26 (1.62%) Apache
5 24 (1.49%) Tornado
6 22 (1.37%) Confluence
7 21 (1.31%) uWSGI
8 15 (0.93%) Apache Solr
9 11 (0.68%) CMS
10 8 (0.50%) CloudStack
10 8 (0.50%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.37%) IPython
12 5 (0.31%) Drupal
12 5 (0.31%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.25%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.19%) JBoss
14 3 (0.19%) SAS
14 3 (0.19%) WordPress
15 2 (0.12%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.12%) HipChat
6 1 (0.062%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.19%) Odoo
2 3 (0.19%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.12%) Advent Geneva
3 2 (0.12%) Front Arena
3 2 (0.12%) Summit
4 1 (0.062%) Capstone
4 1 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 221 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (3.42%) GitHub
3 37 (2.30%) SaaS
4 35 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 35 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.93%) PaaS
7 13 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (0.81%) Heroku
8 11 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.37%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.37%) Slack
12 4 (0.25%) Loggly
13 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.062%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.062%) Force.com
14 1 (0.062%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.67%) HTTP
2 21 (1.31%) Internet
3 7 (0.44%) Firewall
4 6 (0.37%) DNS
5 5 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.25%) LDAP
6 4 (0.25%) VPN
7 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.12%) ICMP
7 2 (0.12%) IPv4
7 2 (0.12%) IPv6
7 2 (0.12%) Skype
7 2 (0.12%) SSL
7 2 (0.12%) Wireless
8 1 (0.062%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.062%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.062%) POP3
8 1 (0.062%) SMTP
8 1 (0.062%) SSH
8 1 (0.062%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (12.75%) MySQL
2 196 (12.19%) PostgreSQL
3 177 (11.01%) NoSQL
4 169 (10.51%) MongoDB
5 164 (10.20%) Big Data
6 124 (7.71%) Relational Database
7 78 (4.85%) SQL Server
8 56 (3.48%) Redis
9 53 (3.30%) Hadoop
10 47 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 42 (2.61%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (1.06%) Apache Hive
13 17 (1.06%) Riak
14 16 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 11 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
17 11 (0.68%) Data Mining
18 9 (0.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 306 (19.03%) Git (software)
2 88 (5.47%) Jenkins
3 72 (4.48%) JIRA
4 41 (2.55%) Subversion
5 33 (2.05%) Selenium
6 31 (1.93%) Maven
7 26 (1.62%) GitLab
8 25 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (1.55%) Bitbucket
8 25 (1.55%) Gradle
9 22 (1.37%) Mercurial
10 15 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (0.87%) git-flow
12 13 (0.81%) Vagrant
13 12 (0.75%) Android Studio
13 12 (0.75%) Ant
14 10 (0.62%) Hudson
15 9 (0.56%) Cucumber
16 5 (0.31%) Eclipse
16 5 (0.31%) WebStorm
General
1 458 (28.48%) Finance
2 141 (8.77%) Banking
3 107 (6.65%) Marketing
4 86 (5.35%) Investment Banking
5 73 (4.54%) Front Office
6 57 (3.54%) Financial Institution
7 50 (3.11%) Telecoms
8 46 (2.86%) Retail
9 30 (1.87%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.80%) Electronics
11 28 (1.74%) Games
12 21 (1.31%) Advertising
13 19 (1.18%) Publishing
14 8 (0.50%) Legal
15 6 (0.37%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.31%) Back Office
17 4 (0.25%) Billing
17 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.19%) Law
19 2 (0.12%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (33.64%) Django
2 305 (18.97%) HTML
3 284 (17.66%) Flask
4 275 (17.10%) CSS
5 224 (13.93%) AngularJS
6 134 (8.33%) Web Services
7 129 (8.02%) Node.js
8 125 (7.77%) REST
8 125 (7.77%) RESTful
9 111 (6.90%) .NET
10 103 (6.41%) HTML5
11 86 (5.35%) Celery
11 86 (5.35%) jQuery
12 85 (5.29%) React
13 79 (4.91%) CSS3
14 74 (4.60%) NumPy
15 73 (4.54%) Pandas
16 66 (4.10%) JSON
17 62 (3.86%) RabbitMQ
18 61 (3.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 167 (10.39%) Computer Science
2 127 (7.90%) Algorithms
3 120 (7.46%) Fintech
4 107 (6.65%) Greenfield Project
5 87 (5.41%) Data Structures
6 83 (5.16%) Mobile App
7 76 (4.73%) Hedge funds
8 70 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
9 53 (3.30%) User Experience
10 30 (1.87%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.74%) Derivative
12 25 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 25 (1.55%) Robotics
13 23 (1.43%) Social Media
14 20 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.24%) Equities
15 17 (1.06%) Fixed Income
16 15 (0.93%) Blog
17 13 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
17 13 (0.81%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 439 (27.30%) Linux
2 56 (3.48%) Windows
3 54 (3.36%) Unix
4 45 (2.80%) Android
5 37 (2.30%) Ubuntu
6 34 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.31%) Debian
8 4 (0.25%) CentOS
8 4 (0.25%) Fedora
9 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.062%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 668 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (25.12%) TDD
3 271 (16.85%) Software Engineering
4 232 (14.43%) OO
5 203 (12.62%) Scrum
6 175 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
6 175 (10.88%) Web Development
7 172 (10.70%) Machine Learning
8 169 (10.51%) DevOps
9 160 (9.95%) BDD
10 126 (7.84%) Microservices
11 124 (7.71%) Mathematics
12 122 (7.59%) Test Automation
13 118 (7.34%) Analytics
14 114 (7.09%) SDLC
15 111 (6.90%) Open Source
16 97 (6.03%) MVC
17 94 (5.85%) Unit Testing
18 80 (4.98%) E-Commerce
19 68 (4.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1608 (100.00%) Python
2 584 (36.32%) JavaScript
3 505 (31.41%) Java
4 343 (21.33%) SQL
5 289 (17.97%) C++
6 222 (13.81%) C#
7 138 (8.58%) Ruby
8 126 (7.84%) PHP
9 107 (6.65%) Go
10 83 (5.16%) Scala
11 79 (4.91%) C
12 35 (2.18%) Perl
12 35 (2.18%) VBA
13 25 (1.55%) R
14 21 (1.31%) Clojure
15 17 (1.06%) PL/SQL
16 15 (0.93%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.62%) Haskell
17 10 (0.62%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 244 (15.17%) Degree
2 63 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (2.92%) PhD
4 7 (0.44%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.31%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.31%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.12%) CCA
7 2 (0.12%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.12%) MCSA
7 2 (0.12%) MCSD
8 1 (0.062%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.062%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.10%) QA
2 5 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.25%) GCP
4 2 (0.12%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.062%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.062%) MiFID
System Software
1 164 (10.20%) Docker
2 5 (0.31%) Varnish
3 3 (0.19%) HDFS
4 2 (0.12%) Firmware
5 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 68 (4.23%) Ansible
2 40 (2.49%) Kubernetes
3 39 (2.43%) Puppet
4 13 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.50%) Oozie
6 4 (0.25%) Grafana
6 4 (0.25%) Terraform
7 3 (0.19%) Marathon
8 2 (0.12%) Kibana
8 2 (0.12%) logstash
8 2 (0.12%) Salt
9 1 (0.062%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.062%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.062%) Mesos
Vendors
1 74 (4.60%) Oracle
2 53 (3.30%) Google
3 34 (2.11%) SAP
4 13 (0.81%) Facebook
4 13 (0.81%) Microsoft
4 13 (0.81%) Sybase
5 11 (0.68%) Orchard
5 11 (0.68%) Reuters
6 10 (0.62%) Bloomberg
6 10 (0.62%) SaltStack
6 10 (0.62%) Twitter
7 8 (0.50%) Red Hat
8 7 (0.44%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.37%) Yahoo!
10 5 (0.31%) Apiary
10 5 (0.31%) Apigee
10 5 (0.31%) Splunk
11 4 (0.25%) MEDITECH
11 4 (0.25%) New Relic
11 4 (0.25%) Tableau
Berkshire
Pearson Frank
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Pension Healthcare,Full Package+Top Prospects B
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + Startup benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 6% Equity + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Stafffinders
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Incredible Prospects+Potential+Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, private medical and more
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £90000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Share Options
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago