Period
to 17 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 265 302 330
Rank change year-on-year +37 +28 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,499 1,648 1,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.10% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.15% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,268 1,490 1,479
UK median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,225 £32,500
90th Percentile £115,750 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +25.00%

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 117,818 143,402 168,736
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.91% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 94,407 114,707 138,178
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
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 17 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +51 1,458 £67,500 +12.50% 287
London +65 1,110 £75,000 +7.14% 188
UK excluding London -64 371 £52,500 +10.53% 109
South East +10 184 £52,500 +5.00% 27
North of England +5 78 £51,250 +10.81% 18
North West +14 51 £60,000 +14.29% 6
South West -16 32 £55,000 +41.94% 22
Yorkshire +7 27 £45,000 - 11
Midlands +26 26 £47,500 +20.25% 13
East of England +3 25 £55,000 +4.76% 20
Scotland +16 23 £53,750 -2.27% 5
East Midlands +33 15 £47,500 +6.74% 6
West Midlands +16 11 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Northern Ireland -12 3 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Wales -14 3 £50,000 +42.86% 3

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 1,499 (100.00%) Python
2 521 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
3 492 (32.82%) Finance
4 459 (30.62%) Django
5 404 (26.95%) Java
6 381 (25.42%) Software Engineering
7 375 (25.02%) AWS
8 318 (21.21%) JavaScript
9 283 (18.88%) Docker
10 280 (18.68%) SQL
11 270 (18.01%) Flask
12 259 (17.28%) Microservices
12 259 (17.28%) Web Services
13 252 (16.81%) Linux
14 245 (16.34%) PostgreSQL
15 225 (15.01%) Fintech
16 216 (14.41%) Git (software)
17 208 (13.88%) Front Office
18 199 (13.28%) TDD
19 198 (13.21%) Computer Science
20 195 (13.01%) Degree
21 190 (12.68%) R
21 190 (12.68%) DevOps
22 189 (12.61%) C++
23 185 (12.34%) Asset Management
24 176 (11.74%) Derivative
25 174 (11.61%) C#
26 168 (11.21%) Analytics
27 161 (10.74%) REST
28 157 (10.47%) Fixed Income

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 73 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (3.20%) Apache Spark
3 41 (2.74%) nginx
4 14 (0.93%) Apache
5 13 (0.87%) Confluence
6 11 (0.73%) Apache Airflow
6 11 (0.73%) Jupyter
7 7 (0.47%) Luigi
7 7 (0.47%) SAS
8 6 (0.40%) Tornado
9 5 (0.33%) CMS
10 3 (0.20%) Ethereum
10 3 (0.20%) Gunicorn
11 2 (0.13%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.067%) Drupal
12 1 (0.067%) IIS
12 1 (0.067%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.067%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.40%) Odoo
2 4 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.067%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.067%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.067%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 375 (25.02%) AWS
2 100 (6.67%) GCP
3 88 (5.87%) Serverless
4 79 (5.27%) Amazon S3
5 78 (5.20%) Azure
6 77 (5.14%) AWS Lambda
7 68 (4.54%) Amazon SQS
8 62 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
9 42 (2.80%) Amazon ECS
10 38 (2.54%) GitHub
11 35 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 33 (2.20%) OpenShift
13 23 (1.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 23 (1.53%) SaaS
14 14 (0.93%) Slack
15 11 (0.73%) Datadog
16 10 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
17 8 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 6 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 6 (0.40%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.07%) HTTP
2 13 (0.87%) Internet
3 9 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.53%) Broadband
5 5 (0.33%) 5G
5 5 (0.33%) DNS
6 3 (0.20%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 3 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.13%) Firewall
7 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.13%) SMS
8 1 (0.067%) DHCP
8 1 (0.067%) IPv4
8 1 (0.067%) IPv6
8 1 (0.067%) Network Security
8 1 (0.067%) SSH
8 1 (0.067%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (16.34%) PostgreSQL
2 131 (8.74%) Relational Database
3 124 (8.27%) Big Data
4 111 (7.40%) MySQL
5 73 (4.87%) NoSQL
6 68 (4.54%) Amazon RDS
7 60 (4.00%) MongoDB
8 49 (3.27%) Amazon Redshift
9 47 (3.14%) SQL Server
10 39 (2.60%) Amazon Athena
11 36 (2.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 28 (1.87%) Blockchain
13 23 (1.53%) Redis
14 18 (1.20%) ArangoDB
14 18 (1.20%) Hadoop
15 15 (1.00%) Data Mining
15 15 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (0.93%) KDB
17 13 (0.87%) Apache Hive
18 12 (0.80%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 216 (14.41%) Git (software)
2 100 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 45 (3.00%) RStudio
4 41 (2.74%) JIRA
5 35 (2.33%) Artifactory
6 32 (2.13%) Subversion
7 21 (1.40%) Selenium
8 15 (1.00%) Bitbucket
8 15 (1.00%) GitLab
9 13 (0.87%) webpack
10 12 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (0.73%) CircleCI
11 11 (0.73%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.73%) Mercurial
12 10 (0.67%) GoCD
13 8 (0.53%) Robot Framework
14 7 (0.47%) gulp
15 6 (0.40%) SonarQube
15 6 (0.40%) Visual Studio
16 5 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 492 (32.82%) Finance
2 208 (13.88%) Front Office
3 78 (5.20%) Banking
4 47 (3.14%) Marketing
5 35 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 32 (2.13%) Retail
7 20 (1.33%) Back Office
8 17 (1.13%) Games
9 12 (0.80%) Billing
10 11 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.67%) Electronics
11 10 (0.67%) Law
12 9 (0.60%) Advertising
13 8 (0.53%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.40%) Automotive
14 6 (0.40%) Publishing
15 5 (0.33%) Public Sector
16 4 (0.27%) Music Industry
17 2 (0.13%) Manufacturing
18 1 (0.067%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 459 (30.62%) Django
2 270 (18.01%) Flask
3 259 (17.28%) Web Services
4 161 (10.74%) REST
5 144 (9.61%) RESTful
6 130 (8.67%) React
7 127 (8.47%) HTML
8 120 (8.01%) AngularJS
9 112 (7.47%) CSS
10 105 (7.00%) Pandas
11 83 (5.54%) NumPy
12 72 (4.80%) Node.js
13 66 (4.40%) J2EE
14 56 (3.74%) SciPy
15 50 (3.34%) Vue.js
16 49 (3.27%) .NET
17 48 (3.20%) JSON
18 32 (2.13%) React Native
19 31 (2.07%) HTML5
20 30 (2.00%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 176 (11.74%) Derivative
2 157 (10.47%) Fixed Income
3 150 (10.01%) Greenfield Project
4 136 (9.07%) Hedge funds
5 104 (6.94%) Algorithms
6 102 (6.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 97 (6.47%) Data Structures
8 82 (5.47%) Equities
9 75 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
10 67 (4.47%) User Experience
11 21 (1.40%) Blog
12 19 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.27%) Renewable Energy
13 17 (1.13%) Mobile App
14 15 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (0.73%) Credit Risk
16 10 (0.67%) BBC
16 10 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
17 8 (0.53%) Robotics
18 7 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 252 (16.81%) Linux
2 68 (4.54%) Unix
3 27 (1.80%) Windows
4 12 (0.80%) CentOS
5 7 (0.47%) Android
5 7 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.47%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.27%) Robot Operating System
6 4 (0.27%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.20%) Debian
7 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.067%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.067%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.067%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (25.42%) Software Engineering
3 259 (17.28%) Microservices
4 225 (15.01%) Fintech
5 199 (13.28%) TDD
6 198 (13.21%) Computer Science
7 190 (12.68%) DevOps
8 185 (12.34%) Asset Management
9 168 (11.21%) Analytics
10 145 (9.67%) Mathematics
11 143 (9.54%) OO
12 133 (8.87%) Machine Learning
13 110 (7.34%) Mentoring
14 99 (6.60%) Artificial Intelligence
15 94 (6.27%) BDD
16 91 (6.07%) Test Automation
17 88 (5.87%) Problem-Solving
18 86 (5.74%) Physics
19 82 (5.47%) Decision-Making
20 80 (5.34%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 1,499 (100.00%) Python
2 404 (26.95%) Java
3 318 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 280 (18.68%) SQL
5 190 (12.68%) R
6 189 (12.61%) C++
7 174 (11.61%) C#
8 68 (4.54%) Go
9 56 (3.74%) PHP
10 40 (2.67%) Shell Script
11 37 (2.47%) VBA
12 33 (2.20%) Ruby
13 30 (2.00%) Bash Shell
14 26 (1.73%) Scala
14 26 (1.73%) TypeScript
15 22 (1.47%) C
16 17 (1.13%) MATLAB
17 11 (0.73%) VB
18 10 (0.67%) Kotlin
18 10 (0.67%) PyPy
Qualifications
1 195 (13.01%) Degree
2 75 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.93%) PhD
4 11 (0.73%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.47%) CIW
5 7 (0.47%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.47%) OCA
5 7 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.33%) CCNA
6 5 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.13%) CFA
8 2 (0.13%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.067%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.13%) QA
2 12 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.27%) MiFID
5 3 (0.20%) EMIR
5 3 (0.20%) GDPR
6 1 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.067%) UCITS
System Software
1 283 (18.88%) Docker
2 3 (0.20%) Varnish
3 1 (0.067%) Firmware
3 1 (0.067%) KVM
3 1 (0.067%) LXC
3 1 (0.067%) NFS
3 1 (0.067%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.067%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 128 (8.54%) Kubernetes
2 67 (4.47%) Terraform
3 52 (3.47%) Ansible
4 12 (0.80%) Puppet
5 9 (0.60%) Rancher
6 6 (0.40%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.27%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.20%) Kibana
8 3 (0.20%) logstash
8 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.20%) Packer
9 2 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.13%) Icinga
9 2 (0.13%) Nagios
10 1 (0.067%) Grafana
10 1 (0.067%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 85 (5.67%) Google
2 47 (3.14%) Microsoft
3 39 (2.60%) Oracle
4 9 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (0.53%) Samsung
5 8 (0.53%) YouTube
6 7 (0.47%) Tableau
7 6 (0.40%) Facebook
7 6 (0.40%) WorldPay
8 5 (0.33%) PayPal
8 5 (0.33%) Sybase
8 5 (0.33%) Twitter
9 4 (0.27%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.27%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.27%) OpenLink
9 4 (0.27%) SAP
9 4 (0.27%) Splunk
10 3 (0.20%) Algorithmics
10 3 (0.20%) Cisco
10 3 (0.20%) TIBCO