Python Developer Jobs

Python Developer
UK

The median Python Developer salary in the UK is £95,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 17 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 463 394 414
Rank change year-on-year -69 +20 -115
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 507 669 1,579
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.79% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.87% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 434 600 998
10th Percentile £51,000 £52,500 £46,250
25th Percentile £67,500 £65,938 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £87,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% +10.34%
75th Percentile £136,250 £112,500 £110,000
90th Percentile £146,250 £142,500 £128,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +13.04%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 94,838 77,246 171,391
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 91.58% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 65,860 52,938 88,548
10th Percentile £29,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £39,500 £44,101 £43,263
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,750 £51,348
% change year-on-year -5.21% +2.73% +8.10%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in the UK

Python Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python Developer.

Salary trend for Python Developer in the UK

Python Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python Developer over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

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 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -42 472 £95,000 +5.56% 42
London +24 368 £110,000 +7.32% 21
Work from Home -48 248 £100,000 +11.11% 33
UK excluding London -94 131 £60,000 -14.29% 23
North of England +13 31 £72,500 +3.57% 3
South East -52 29 £70,000 - 10
Scotland -42 27 £58,941 +17.88% 1
East of England -13 19 £54,000 -6.09% 2
North West -16 15 £80,000 +23.08% 2
South West -28 14 £60,000 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire +39 13 £72,500 +3.57% 1
Midlands -50 11 £52,500 - 5
West Midlands -16 10 £55,000 +4.76% 4
North East -20 3 £37,500 -46.43%
East Midlands -37 1 £50,000 -25.93% 1

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 17 July 2024, Python Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 507 (100.00%) Python
2 303 (59.76%) AWS
3 291 (57.40%) Finance
4 276 (54.44%) Software Engineering
5 262 (51.68%) Agile
6 221 (43.59%) Front Office
7 218 (43.00%) TypeScript
7 218 (43.00%) GCP
8 207 (40.83%) Asset Management
8 207 (40.83%) Fixed Income
9 193 (38.07%) Apache Airflow
9 193 (38.07%) Protocol Buffers
10 192 (37.87%) gRPC
11 187 (36.88%) Hedge funds
12 181 (35.70%) Apache
13 180 (35.50%) Apache Ignite
14 179 (35.31%) React
15 176 (34.71%) Full Stack Development
16 169 (33.33%) Banking
17 167 (32.94%) Azure
18 156 (30.77%) Investment Management
19 154 (30.37%) Machine Learning
20 142 (28.01%) PostgreSQL
21 141 (27.81%) JavaScript
22 139 (27.42%) Equities
23 131 (25.84%) Artificial Intelligence
24 123 (24.26%) Pandas
25 121 (23.87%) Redux
26 120 (23.67%) SQL
27 112 (22.09%) Google

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 193 (38.07%) Apache Airflow
2 181 (35.70%) Apache
3 3 (0.59%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.20%) CMS
4 1 (0.20%) Confluence
4 1 (0.20%) GeoServer
Applications
1 7 (1.38%) GNU Octave
2 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.39%) InDesign
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Revit
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 303 (59.76%) AWS
2 218 (43.00%) GCP
3 167 (32.94%) Azure
4 82 (16.17%) dbt
5 55 (10.85%) Snowflake
6 22 (4.34%) Serverless
7 18 (3.55%) Amazon ECS
8 15 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (2.96%) Amazon EKS
8 15 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (2.76%) GitHub
10 7 (1.38%) AWS IoT
11 6 (1.18%) Azure DevOps
12 5 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.79%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.79%) Firebolt
13 4 (0.79%) WhatsApp
14 3 (0.59%) SaaS
15 2 (0.39%) Amazon OpenSearch
16 1 (0.20%) Dagster
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.79%) FTP
2 2 (0.39%) Firewall
2 2 (0.39%) HTTP
3 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) MQTT
3 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (35.50%) Apache Ignite
2 142 (28.01%) PostgreSQL
3 82 (16.17%) Dremio
4 81 (15.98%) Amazon Athena
4 81 (15.98%) Apache Arrow
5 52 (10.26%) Data Lake
6 24 (4.73%) Relational Database
7 22 (4.34%) MySQL
8 16 (3.16%) NoSQL
9 15 (2.96%) SQL Server
10 14 (2.76%) DynamoDB
11 13 (2.56%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (1.97%) Redis
14 9 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (1.78%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.18%) DB2
15 6 (1.18%) Geospatial Data
15 6 (1.18%) SQLite
16 5 (0.99%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 63 (12.43%) Cypress.io
2 50 (9.86%) Git
3 18 (3.55%) GitLab
4 11 (2.17%) JIRA
5 5 (0.99%) GDB
5 5 (0.99%) Trac
6 3 (0.59%) Sourcetree
7 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.39%) Selenium
7 2 (0.39%) webpack
8 1 (0.20%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.20%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.20%) Mockito
8 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 291 (57.40%) Finance
2 221 (43.59%) Front Office
3 169 (33.33%) Banking
4 64 (12.62%) Investment Banking
4 64 (12.62%) Social Skills
5 20 (3.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 17 (3.35%) Games
7 14 (2.76%) Law
8 12 (2.37%) Marketing
9 11 (2.17%) Back Office
10 9 (1.78%) Public Sector
11 7 (1.38%) Aerospace
11 7 (1.38%) Aviation
11 7 (1.38%) Tech for Good
12 6 (1.18%) Electronics
12 6 (1.18%) Health Technology
13 4 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (0.79%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.59%) Organisational Skills
14 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (38.07%) Protocol Buffers
2 192 (37.87%) gRPC
3 179 (35.31%) React
4 123 (24.26%) Pandas
5 121 (23.87%) Redux
6 111 (21.89%) NumPy
7 109 (21.50%) Material-UI
8 81 (15.98%) SciPy
9 80 (15.78%) Django
10 56 (11.05%) AngularJS
11 43 (8.48%) Vue
12 35 (6.90%) Node.js
13 33 (6.51%) Flask
14 32 (6.31%) FastAPI
15 28 (5.52%) HTML
15 28 (5.52%) RESTful
16 22 (4.34%) CSS
17 19 (3.75%) Kafka
18 15 (2.96%) GraphQL
18 15 (2.96%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 207 (40.83%) Fixed Income
2 187 (36.88%) Hedge funds
3 139 (27.42%) Equities
4 78 (15.38%) Derivative
5 68 (13.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (5.92%) Algorithms
7 14 (2.76%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.17%) IoT
9 8 (1.58%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.18%) NHS
11 5 (0.99%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.99%) Distributed Systems
11 5 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.99%) Robotics
11 5 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.99%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.79%) Pricing Data
12 4 (0.79%) Product Ownership
12 4 (0.79%) Team-Oriented Environment
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.47%) Linux
2 5 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (0.79%) Unix
4 3 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (54.44%) Software Engineering
2 262 (51.68%) Agile
3 207 (40.83%) Asset Management
4 176 (34.71%) Full Stack Development
5 156 (30.77%) Investment Management
6 154 (30.37%) Machine Learning
7 131 (25.84%) Artificial Intelligence
8 104 (20.51%) Automated Trading
9 55 (10.85%) CI/CD
10 54 (10.65%) Line Management
11 53 (10.45%) Computer Science
11 53 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
12 45 (8.88%) Analytics
13 41 (8.09%) Fintech
14 29 (5.72%) Mathematics
14 29 (5.72%) TDD
15 26 (5.13%) DevOps
16 25 (4.93%) Data Science
17 24 (4.73%) Containerisation
17 24 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 507 (100.00%) Python
2 218 (43.00%) TypeScript
3 141 (27.81%) JavaScript
4 120 (23.67%) SQL
5 84 (16.57%) Java
6 28 (5.52%) C++
7 18 (3.55%) R
8 17 (3.35%) C#
9 8 (1.58%) MATLAB
9 8 (1.58%) Scala
10 5 (0.99%) Go
11 4 (0.79%) Clojure
11 4 (0.79%) Groovy
11 4 (0.79%) Ruby
11 4 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.59%) Cython
12 3 (0.59%) Rust
13 2 (0.39%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.39%) PHP
13 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (12.43%) Degree
2 34 (6.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.56%) Master's Degree
3 13 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.78%) DBS Check
5 7 (1.38%) PhD
5 7 (1.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.38%) QA
2 4 (0.79%) MiFID
3 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (10.45%) Docker
2 4 (0.79%) Firmware
3 1 (0.20%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 32 (6.31%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.18%) Terraform
3 5 (0.99%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 112 (22.09%) Google
2 31 (6.11%) Bloomberg
3 19 (3.75%) Reuters
4 3 (0.59%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe
6 1 (0.20%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.20%) Databricks
6 1 (0.20%) NVIDIA
6 1 (0.20%) SAP