Period
to 21 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 258 313 338
Rank change year-on-year +55 +25 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,729 1,742 1,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 1.07% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.11% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,476 1,559 1,611
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 130,095 156,359 173,843
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.86% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 104,160 125,873 139,518
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Python Developer in the UK

Python Developer
Top 15 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 21 November 2019. 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 +61 1,661 £67,500 +12.50% 269
London +76 1,213 £75,000 +7.14% 175
UK excluding London -19 497 £52,500 +5.00% 108
South East -11 215 £52,500 +5.00% 26
North of England +65 121 £60,000 +41.18% 19
North West +99 95 £61,250 +11.36% 16
East of England +36 56 £50,000 -4.76% 23
Scotland +17 32 £53,750 -2.27% 11
South West -9 31 £60,000 +50.00% 17
Yorkshire -17 27 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Midlands +34 24 £47,500 +20.25% 9
Wales -5 17 £48,750 +39.29% 2
East Midlands +25 15 £40,000 +8.11% 4
West Midlands +8 9 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Northern Ireland -6 5 £60,000 +41.18% 1

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 1,729 (100.00%) Python
2 645 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
3 555 (32.10%) Django
4 527 (30.48%) AWS
5 468 (27.07%) Finance
6 447 (25.85%) Java
7 410 (23.71%) Software Engineering
8 400 (23.13%) JavaScript
9 356 (20.59%) Linux
10 354 (20.47%) Docker
11 326 (18.85%) SQL
12 320 (18.51%) PostgreSQL
13 318 (18.39%) Microservices
14 316 (18.28%) Flask
15 295 (17.06%) Web Services
16 257 (14.86%) TDD
17 249 (14.40%) Degree
18 247 (14.29%) Git (software)
19 241 (13.94%) Computer Science
20 230 (13.30%) DevOps
21 212 (12.26%) Fintech
22 198 (11.45%) HTML
22 198 (11.45%) Machine Learning
23 196 (11.34%) RESTful
24 187 (10.82%) R
24 187 (10.82%) C++
25 185 (10.70%) MySQL
26 180 (10.41%) CSS
27 179 (10.35%) REST
28 178 (10.29%) Kubernetes

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
1 121 (7.00%) Elasticsearch
2 60 (3.47%) Apache Spark
3 53 (3.07%) nginx
4 36 (2.08%) Apache
5 16 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
6 12 (0.69%) Zope
7 10 (0.58%) Confluence
7 10 (0.58%) Luigi
7 10 (0.58%) Tornado
8 8 (0.46%) Ethereum
9 7 (0.40%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.40%) CMS
9 7 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.35%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.29%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.17%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.17%) Hyperledger
12 3 (0.17%) IIS
12 3 (0.17%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.058%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 16 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.23%) Odoo
3 1 (0.058%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.058%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 527 (30.48%) AWS
2 165 (9.54%) GCP
3 142 (8.21%) Serverless
4 125 (7.23%) AWS Lambda
5 106 (6.13%) Amazon S3
6 102 (5.90%) Amazon SQS
7 78 (4.51%) Amazon EC2
8 65 (3.76%) Azure
9 57 (3.30%) GitHub
10 41 (2.37%) Amazon ECS
11 38 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 33 (1.91%) OpenShift
13 27 (1.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 24 (1.39%) SaaS
15 23 (1.33%) Datadog
15 23 (1.33%) Slack
16 14 (0.81%) PaaS
17 12 (0.69%) Power Platform
18 11 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
19 10 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.47%) HTTP
2 19 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 15 (0.87%) Internet
4 13 (0.75%) Broadband
5 10 (0.58%) 5G
6 8 (0.46%) DNS
6 8 (0.46%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 5 (0.29%) 2G
7 5 (0.29%) 3G
7 5 (0.29%) 4G
7 5 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.29%) OpenFlow
7 5 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.17%) Network Security
9 3 (0.17%) Wireless
10 1 (0.058%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (18.51%) PostgreSQL
2 185 (10.70%) MySQL
3 149 (8.62%) Big Data
4 148 (8.56%) Relational Database
5 114 (6.59%) NoSQL
6 109 (6.30%) MongoDB
7 96 (5.55%) Amazon RDS
8 68 (3.93%) SQL Server
9 59 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 52 (3.01%) Amazon Redshift
11 39 (2.26%) Redis
12 37 (2.14%) Amazon Athena
12 37 (2.14%) Blockchain
13 27 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.21%) Hadoop
15 18 (1.04%) BigQuery
16 13 (0.75%) MariaDB
16 13 (0.75%) Oracle Database
17 12 (0.69%) Data Lake
17 12 (0.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 247 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 111 (6.42%) Jenkins
3 54 (3.12%) JIRA
4 42 (2.43%) Artifactory
5 36 (2.08%) RStudio
6 31 (1.79%) Bitbucket
7 25 (1.45%) Selenium
8 18 (1.04%) Subversion
9 14 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (0.75%) GitLab
10 13 (0.75%) Mercurial
10 13 (0.75%) webpack
11 11 (0.64%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.64%) GoCD
12 10 (0.58%) gulp
12 10 (0.58%) Vagrant
13 9 (0.52%) Robot Framework
14 8 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (0.40%) Codeship
15 7 (0.40%) SonarQube
General
1 468 (27.07%) Finance
2 176 (10.18%) Front Office
3 71 (4.11%) Banking
4 60 (3.47%) Marketing
5 35 (2.02%) Retail
6 31 (1.79%) Games
7 24 (1.39%) Electronics
8 23 (1.33%) Public Sector
9 19 (1.10%) Back Office
10 18 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.81%) Advertising
12 12 (0.69%) Billing
13 11 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.64%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.52%) Law
16 8 (0.46%) Legal
17 7 (0.40%) Publishing
18 6 (0.35%) Automotive
18 6 (0.35%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 555 (32.10%) Django
2 316 (18.28%) Flask
3 295 (17.06%) Web Services
4 198 (11.45%) HTML
5 196 (11.34%) RESTful
6 180 (10.41%) CSS
7 179 (10.35%) REST
8 141 (8.16%) React
9 126 (7.29%) Pandas
10 123 (7.11%) AngularJS
11 105 (6.07%) Node.js
12 103 (5.96%) NumPy
13 72 (4.16%) HTML5
14 69 (3.99%) J2EE
15 65 (3.76%) SciPy
16 59 (3.41%) JSON
17 55 (3.18%) Vue.js
18 54 (3.12%) .NET
19 52 (3.01%) XML
20 46 (2.66%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 145 (8.39%) Fixed Income
2 142 (8.21%) Greenfield Project
3 139 (8.04%) Derivative
4 96 (5.55%) Hedge funds
5 94 (5.44%) Algorithms
6 78 (4.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 76 (4.40%) Data Structures
8 74 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
9 68 (3.93%) Equities
10 57 (3.30%) User Experience
11 29 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
12 26 (1.50%) Mobile App
12 26 (1.50%) Renewable Energy
13 22 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
14 17 (0.98%) Blog
14 17 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.75%) Robotics
15 13 (0.75%) Social Media
16 11 (0.64%) BBC
16 11 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 356 (20.59%) Linux
2 73 (4.22%) Unix
3 35 (2.02%) Windows
4 22 (1.27%) CentOS
5 19 (1.10%) Ubuntu
6 11 (0.64%) Android
7 10 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.52%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.35%) Robot Operating System
10 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.058%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.058%) Debian
12 1 (0.058%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.058%) MVS
12 1 (0.058%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (23.71%) Software Engineering
3 318 (18.39%) Microservices
4 257 (14.86%) TDD
5 241 (13.94%) Computer Science
6 230 (13.30%) DevOps
7 212 (12.26%) Fintech
8 198 (11.45%) Machine Learning
9 177 (10.24%) Asset Management
10 166 (9.60%) Analytics
11 150 (8.68%) OO
12 148 (8.56%) Mathematics
13 147 (8.50%) Mentoring
14 134 (7.75%) Artificial Intelligence
15 127 (7.35%) BDD
16 121 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
17 120 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
18 113 (6.54%) Test Automation
19 96 (5.55%) Scrum
20 92 (5.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,729 (100.00%) Python
2 447 (25.85%) Java
3 400 (23.13%) JavaScript
4 326 (18.85%) SQL
5 187 (10.82%) C++
5 187 (10.82%) R
6 176 (10.18%) C#
7 99 (5.73%) Go
7 99 (5.73%) PHP
8 48 (2.78%) Scala
9 46 (2.66%) Shell Script
9 46 (2.66%) VBA
10 34 (1.97%) Ruby
11 28 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 25 (1.45%) TypeScript
13 20 (1.16%) MATLAB
14 19 (1.10%) C
15 17 (0.98%) Kotlin
16 15 (0.87%) Perl
16 15 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 249 (14.40%) Degree
2 101 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (0.98%) PhD
4 15 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.40%) CIW
5 7 (0.40%) OCA
5 7 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (0.35%) CCNA
6 6 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.35%) ISEB
6 6 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.35%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.35%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.12%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.12%) CFA
10 1 (0.058%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.26%) QA
2 11 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.17%) GDPR
4 2 (0.12%) EMIR
4 2 (0.12%) MiFID
4 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 354 (20.47%) Docker
2 8 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.23%) Cronacle
4 3 (0.17%) Varnish
5 2 (0.12%) Firmware
5 2 (0.12%) LXC
6 1 (0.058%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.058%) BIND 9
6 1 (0.058%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.058%) KVM
6 1 (0.058%) Samba
6 1 (0.058%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.058%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 178 (10.29%) Kubernetes
2 98 (5.67%) Terraform
3 54 (3.12%) Ansible
4 21 (1.21%) Puppet
5 12 (0.69%) Rancher
6 9 (0.52%) Kibana
7 8 (0.46%) HAProxy
7 8 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.40%) logstash
9 6 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.35%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.23%) Control-M
10 4 (0.23%) Packer
11 3 (0.17%) Icinga
11 3 (0.17%) Nagios
12 1 (0.058%) Consul
12 1 (0.058%) Mesos
12 1 (0.058%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 125 (7.23%) Google
2 67 (3.88%) Oracle
3 45 (2.60%) Microsoft
4 13 (0.75%) Tableau
5 10 (0.58%) Red Hat
5 10 (0.58%) WorldPay
6 9 (0.52%) Samsung
6 9 (0.52%) SAP
6 9 (0.52%) Sybase
6 9 (0.52%) YouTube
7 8 (0.46%) VMware
7 8 (0.46%) Xamarin
8 6 (0.35%) Bloomberg
8 6 (0.35%) Facebook
9 4 (0.23%) Birst
9 4 (0.23%) Cisco
9 4 (0.23%) Intel
9 4 (0.23%) PayPal
9 4 (0.23%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.23%) Twitter