Period
to 18 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 336 350 442
Rank change year-on-year +14 +92 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1673 1653 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 0.86% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.89% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1457 1299
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 167288 184870 210158
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.44% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134009 154979 174143
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £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 October 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 October 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 +28 1592 £57,500 +9.52% 193
London -12 1055 £65,000 +13.04% 115
UK excluding London +77 610 £45,000 +5.88% 86
South East +50 213 £50,000 +2.04% 24
North of England +45 101 £41,750 +11.33% 14
East of England +66 98 £50,000 +2.56% 18
Scotland -7 66 £45,000 - 7
Midlands +59 65 £30,000 -29.41% 6
South West -3 59 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Yorkshire +36 56 £50,000 +33.33% 6
West Midlands +48 52 £30,000 -35.14% 6
North West +4 38 £31,000 +3.33% 7
East Midlands +53 13 £31,500 -21.25%
North East - 7 £40,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 6 - -
Wales +18 2 £41,000 +41.38% 1

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 1673 (100.00%) Python
2 729 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
3 536 (32.04%) Django
4 531 (31.74%) Java
5 497 (29.71%) JavaScript
6 487 (29.11%) Linux
7 463 (27.67%) Finance
8 422 (25.22%) TDD
9 363 (21.70%) SQL
10 338 (20.20%) C++
11 308 (18.41%) Git (software)
12 297 (17.75%) Software Engineering
13 293 (17.51%) HTML
14 290 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
15 282 (16.86%) Flask
16 280 (16.74%) Degree
17 265 (15.84%) CSS
18 242 (14.47%) OO
19 241 (14.41%) PostgreSQL
20 227 (13.57%) C#
21 212 (12.67%) Big Data
22 203 (12.13%) Machine Learning
23 198 (11.84%) Docker
24 190 (11.36%) Web Development
25 184 (11.00%) Computer Science
25 184 (11.00%) Scrum
26 181 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
26 181 (10.82%) AngularJS
27 177 (10.58%) MySQL
28 175 (10.46%) BDD

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 95 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
2 90 (5.38%) Apache Spark
3 42 (2.51%) Apache
4 37 (2.21%) nginx
5 36 (2.15%) OpenStack
6 22 (1.32%) Confluence
7 18 (1.08%) uWSGI
8 16 (0.96%) Tornado
9 15 (0.90%) Apache Solr
10 14 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
11 8 (0.48%) CMS
11 8 (0.48%) SAS
12 7 (0.42%) CloudStack
13 6 (0.36%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.18%) Drupal
14 3 (0.18%) IPython
14 3 (0.18%) Moodle
14 3 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
15 2 (0.12%) Ethereum
15 2 (0.12%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 20 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.060%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.30%) Odoo
1 5 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.12%) Advent Geneva
3 2 (0.12%) Front Arena
3 2 (0.12%) Summit
4 1 (0.060%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.060%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 290 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 39 (2.33%) SaaS
5 37 (2.21%) GitHub
6 23 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.78%) Slack
8 12 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.72%) Trello
9 9 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.36%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.30%) Heroku
12 5 (0.30%) Serverless
13 4 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.18%) IaaS
15 2 (0.12%) Loggly
15 2 (0.12%) PaaS
15 2 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
16 1 (0.060%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.15%) HTTP
2 16 (0.96%) Internet
3 12 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.66%) DNS
5 8 (0.48%) DHCP
6 7 (0.42%) Ethernet
6 7 (0.42%) Firewall
7 4 (0.24%) LAN
7 4 (0.24%) WAN
7 4 (0.24%) Wireless
8 3 (0.18%) Broadband
8 3 (0.18%) Skype
9 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.12%) SMTP
9 2 (0.12%) SSH
9 2 (0.12%) VoIP
10 1 (0.060%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.060%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.060%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (14.41%) PostgreSQL
2 212 (12.67%) Big Data
3 177 (10.58%) MySQL
4 152 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 144 (8.61%) Relational Database
6 138 (8.25%) MongoDB
7 93 (5.56%) Hadoop
8 57 (3.41%) SQL Server
9 52 (3.11%) RDBMS
10 49 (2.93%) Redis
11 43 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 42 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (0.90%) Oracle Database
14 14 (0.84%) Riak
15 12 (0.72%) Neo4j
16 11 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
16 11 (0.66%) GIS
17 9 (0.54%) KDB
18 8 (0.48%) Apache Hive
19 7 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 308 (18.41%) Git (software)
2 106 (6.34%) Jenkins
3 66 (3.95%) JIRA
4 29 (1.73%) Selenium
5 24 (1.43%) GitLab
6 22 (1.32%) Subversion
7 21 (1.26%) Maven
8 20 (1.20%) Gradle
9 19 (1.14%) Mercurial
10 16 (0.96%) Vagrant
11 15 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (0.84%) Android Studio
13 13 (0.78%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.54%) Ant
14 9 (0.54%) git-flow
15 8 (0.48%) webpack
16 7 (0.42%) Cucumber
17 6 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
17 6 (0.36%) Travis CI
18 5 (0.30%) Hudson
General
1 463 (27.67%) Finance
2 162 (9.68%) Marketing
3 119 (7.11%) Banking
4 110 (6.58%) Front Office
5 82 (4.90%) Investment Banking
6 80 (4.78%) Telecoms
7 78 (4.66%) Manufacturing
8 72 (4.30%) Electronics
9 53 (3.17%) Retail
10 42 (2.51%) Financial Institution
11 31 (1.85%) Games
12 23 (1.37%) Advertising
13 11 (0.66%) Back Office
14 9 (0.54%) Music Industry
15 8 (0.48%) Billing
16 7 (0.42%) Automotive
17 5 (0.30%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.24%) Legal
18 4 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 536 (32.04%) Django
2 293 (17.51%) HTML
3 282 (16.86%) Flask
4 265 (15.84%) CSS
5 181 (10.82%) AngularJS
6 160 (9.56%) RESTful
7 134 (8.01%) React
8 123 (7.35%) Web Services
9 113 (6.75%) REST
10 103 (6.16%) jQuery
11 96 (5.74%) .NET
12 94 (5.62%) Node.js
13 91 (5.44%) NumPy
14 88 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
15 86 (5.14%) Pandas
16 76 (4.54%) ASP.NET
17 73 (4.36%) Celery
18 72 (4.30%) HTML5
19 68 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
20 66 (3.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 184 (11.00%) Computer Science
2 167 (9.98%) Fintech
3 113 (6.75%) Algorithms
4 80 (4.78%) Hedge funds
5 78 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
6 76 (4.54%) User Experience
7 57 (3.41%) Mobile App
8 53 (3.17%) Data Structures
9 42 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (2.21%) Robotics
11 34 (2.03%) Derivative
12 32 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 26 (1.55%) Fixed Income
14 23 (1.37%) Equities
15 19 (1.14%) Private Cloud
16 18 (1.08%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.60%) Life Science
18 9 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
18 9 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 487 (29.11%) Linux
2 81 (4.84%) Windows
3 80 (4.78%) Unix
4 34 (2.03%) Android
5 31 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 30 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 21 (1.26%) Debian
8 9 (0.54%) CentOS
9 6 (0.36%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.12%) Fedora
12 1 (0.060%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
2 422 (25.22%) TDD
3 297 (17.75%) Software Engineering
4 242 (14.47%) OO
5 203 (12.13%) Machine Learning
6 190 (11.36%) Web Development
7 184 (11.00%) Scrum
8 181 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
9 175 (10.46%) BDD
10 154 (9.21%) Microservices
11 149 (8.91%) DevOps
12 134 (8.01%) Mathematics
13 128 (7.65%) Analytics
14 120 (7.17%) Open Source
15 117 (6.99%) Unit Testing
16 106 (6.34%) Test Automation
17 93 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
18 88 (5.26%) MVC
19 86 (5.14%) SDLC
20 75 (4.48%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1673 (100.00%) Python
2 531 (31.74%) Java
3 497 (29.71%) JavaScript
4 363 (21.70%) SQL
5 338 (20.20%) C++
6 227 (13.57%) C#
7 101 (6.04%) PHP
8 97 (5.80%) C
9 87 (5.20%) Go
10 81 (4.84%) Ruby
11 65 (3.89%) Scala
12 46 (2.75%) R
13 36 (2.15%) Perl
14 31 (1.85%) Bash Shell
15 30 (1.79%) VBA
16 25 (1.49%) Haskell
17 21 (1.26%) Erlang
18 20 (1.20%) T-SQL
19 14 (0.84%) ES6
20 12 (0.72%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 280 (16.74%) Degree
2 85 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 65 (3.89%) PhD
4 10 (0.60%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.42%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.060%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.54%) QA
2 3 (0.18%) GCP
3 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.060%) MiFID
System Software
1 198 (11.84%) Docker
2 8 (0.48%) Samba
2 8 (0.48%) Squid
3 4 (0.24%) Varnish
4 2 (0.12%) KVM
4 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 106 (6.34%) Ansible
2 63 (3.77%) Kubernetes
3 33 (1.97%) Puppet
4 15 (0.90%) Oozie
4 15 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.42%) Salt
6 5 (0.30%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.30%) Nagios
7 4 (0.24%) OpenNebula
8 3 (0.18%) cPanel
8 3 (0.18%) Kibana
8 3 (0.18%) Marathon
9 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.12%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.12%) Terraform
9 2 (0.12%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.060%) logstash
10 1 (0.060%) rkt
Vendors
1 77 (4.60%) Oracle
2 76 (4.54%) SAP
3 58 (3.47%) Google
4 16 (0.96%) Sybase
5 15 (0.90%) Microsoft
6 13 (0.78%) Red Hat
7 11 (0.66%) Reuters
8 10 (0.60%) ArcSight
8 10 (0.60%) Hortonworks
8 10 (0.60%) HP
8 10 (0.60%) Jaspersoft
9 8 (0.48%) Atlassian
9 8 (0.48%) Facebook
9 8 (0.48%) NetApp
10 7 (0.42%) Bloomberg
10 7 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.36%) Informatica
11 6 (0.36%) Orchard
12 5 (0.30%) Twitter
12 5 (0.30%) VMware