Period
to 2 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 2 April 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 279 290 341
Rank change year-on-year +11 +51 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,330 1,700 1,656
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.14% 1.15% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.20% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,194 1,645 1,518
Median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 111,745 142,075 170,719
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 95.97% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 89,584 113,392 140,055
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 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 +18 1,278 £65,000 +10.17% 243
London +37 951 £75,000 +7.14% 162
UK excluding London -66 354 £50,000 - 86
South East +19 179 £52,500 +5.00% 25
Work from Home -44 88 £65,000 +18.18% 9
North of England -5 58 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Midlands +59 37 £47,500 +18.75% 12
North West -2 36 £45,250 -13.81% 4
South West -10 32 £52,500 +22.09% 21
Scotland +30 25 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Yorkshire +16 22 £50,000 +11.11% 4
West Midlands +47 21 £45,000 +20.00% 8
East of England -5 18 £57,500 +9.52% 14
East Midlands +33 16 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Northern Ireland +4 6 - - 1
Wales -18 2 £57,500 +43.75% 1

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 1,330 (100.00%) Python
2 430 (32.33%) Finance
3 417 (31.35%) Django
4 414 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
5 360 (27.07%) Java
6 326 (24.51%) Software Engineering
7 302 (22.71%) AWS
8 298 (22.41%) JavaScript
9 261 (19.62%) SQL
10 248 (18.65%) Flask
11 236 (17.74%) Docker
12 211 (15.86%) Fintech
13 206 (15.49%) Linux
14 203 (15.26%) Web Services
14 203 (15.26%) PostgreSQL
15 198 (14.89%) Git (software)
16 192 (14.44%) Computer Science
16 192 (14.44%) Degree
17 187 (14.06%) Front Office
18 185 (13.91%) DevOps
19 182 (13.68%) C#
19 182 (13.68%) C++
20 175 (13.16%) Derivative
21 166 (12.48%) Mathematics
22 165 (12.41%) Microservices
23 158 (11.88%) TDD
24 150 (11.28%) Relational Database
25 149 (11.20%) Hedge funds
26 148 (11.13%) REST
27 147 (11.05%) OO

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 55 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (2.33%) Apache Spark
3 25 (1.88%) nginx
4 14 (1.05%) Confluence
5 13 (0.98%) Jupyter
6 11 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
7 10 (0.75%) Apache
8 7 (0.53%) SAS
8 7 (0.53%) Tornado
9 4 (0.30%) Gunicorn
10 3 (0.23%) CMS
10 3 (0.23%) Luigi
11 1 (0.075%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.075%) Drupal
11 1 (0.075%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.38%) Odoo
2 2 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.075%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.075%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.075%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 302 (22.71%) AWS
2 115 (8.65%) Azure
3 98 (7.37%) GCP
4 54 (4.06%) Serverless
5 47 (3.53%) AWS Lambda
6 46 (3.46%) Amazon S3
7 40 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
8 35 (2.63%) GitHub
8 35 (2.63%) SaaS
9 32 (2.41%) Amazon ECS
10 31 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
11 24 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (1.73%) OpenShift
13 16 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 10 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
16 7 (0.53%) Slack
17 4 (0.30%) CloudFront
17 4 (0.30%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.73%) HTTP
2 10 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.53%) Internet
4 4 (0.30%) Broadband
5 3 (0.23%) 5G
5 3 (0.23%) DNS
5 3 (0.23%) SMS
6 2 (0.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.075%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.075%) DHCP
7 1 (0.075%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.075%) IPv4
7 1 (0.075%) IPv6
7 1 (0.075%) SSH
7 1 (0.075%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (15.26%) PostgreSQL
2 150 (11.28%) Relational Database
3 92 (6.92%) MySQL
4 79 (5.94%) Big Data
5 68 (5.11%) NoSQL
6 50 (3.76%) SQL Server
7 42 (3.16%) MongoDB
8 35 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
9 34 (2.56%) Amazon Athena
10 31 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
11 25 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 23 (1.73%) Redis
13 20 (1.50%) Data Mining
14 19 (1.43%) ArangoDB
15 15 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (1.13%) RDBMS
16 14 (1.05%) Hadoop
16 14 (1.05%) KDB
17 13 (0.98%) Blockchain
18 10 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 198 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 89 (6.69%) Jenkins
3 48 (3.61%) RStudio
4 43 (3.23%) JIRA
5 26 (1.95%) Subversion
6 24 (1.80%) GitLab
7 22 (1.65%) Artifactory
8 17 (1.28%) Selenium
9 16 (1.20%) Bitbucket
10 13 (0.98%) CircleCI
10 13 (0.98%) webpack
11 9 (0.68%) Maven
12 8 (0.60%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.45%) SonarQube
14 6 (0.45%) Visual Studio
15 5 (0.38%) gulp
15 5 (0.38%) Travis CI
15 5 (0.38%) WiX
16 4 (0.30%) Pylint
General
1 430 (32.33%) Finance
2 187 (14.06%) Front Office
3 93 (6.99%) Banking
4 57 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 36 (2.71%) Marketing
6 28 (2.11%) Retail
7 18 (1.35%) Back Office
8 16 (1.20%) Law
9 13 (0.98%) Games
10 12 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.68%) Electronics
11 9 (0.68%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.60%) Advertising
13 5 (0.38%) Public Sector
14 3 (0.23%) Billing
14 3 (0.23%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.23%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.23%) Publishing
15 1 (0.075%) Legal
15 1 (0.075%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (31.35%) Django
2 248 (18.65%) Flask
3 203 (15.26%) Web Services
4 148 (11.13%) REST
5 134 (10.08%) HTML
6 128 (9.62%) React
7 116 (8.72%) AngularJS
8 114 (8.57%) RESTful
9 103 (7.74%) CSS
10 93 (6.99%) Pandas
11 70 (5.26%) NumPy
12 63 (4.74%) Node.js
12 63 (4.74%) Vue.js
13 58 (4.36%) .NET
14 53 (3.98%) SciPy
15 45 (3.38%) JSON
16 43 (3.23%) J2EE
17 36 (2.71%) XML
18 34 (2.56%) HTML5
19 29 (2.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 175 (13.16%) Derivative
2 149 (11.20%) Hedge funds
3 133 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 132 (9.92%) Greenfield Project
5 107 (8.05%) Algorithms
6 97 (7.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 96 (7.22%) Data Structures
8 77 (5.79%) User Experience
9 72 (5.41%) Equities
10 58 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.43%) Blog
13 12 (0.90%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.75%) Credit Risk
15 8 (0.60%) BBC
15 8 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
16 7 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
17 6 (0.45%) Digital Media
17 6 (0.45%) Market Risk
17 6 (0.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 206 (15.49%) Linux
2 43 (3.23%) Unix
3 28 (2.11%) Windows
4 15 (1.13%) CentOS
5 11 (0.83%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.45%) Android
6 6 (0.45%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.23%) Debian
9 3 (0.23%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.075%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.075%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (24.51%) Software Engineering
3 211 (15.86%) Fintech
4 192 (14.44%) Computer Science
5 185 (13.91%) DevOps
6 166 (12.48%) Mathematics
7 165 (12.41%) Microservices
8 158 (11.88%) TDD
9 147 (11.05%) OO
10 135 (10.15%) Analytics
11 134 (10.08%) Asset Management
12 105 (7.89%) Machine Learning
13 92 (6.92%) Artificial Intelligence
14 89 (6.69%) Physics
15 85 (6.39%) Decision-Making
16 81 (6.09%) Test Automation
17 80 (6.02%) Front End Development
18 73 (5.49%) BDD
19 72 (5.41%) Mentoring
20 71 (5.34%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 1,330 (100.00%) Python
2 360 (27.07%) Java
3 298 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 261 (19.62%) SQL
5 182 (13.68%) C#
5 182 (13.68%) C++
6 139 (10.45%) R
7 63 (4.74%) PHP
8 45 (3.38%) Go
9 32 (2.41%) VBA
10 30 (2.26%) Bash Shell
10 30 (2.26%) Ruby
11 29 (2.18%) Scala
12 26 (1.95%) TypeScript
13 24 (1.80%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.58%) C
15 13 (0.98%) MATLAB
16 10 (0.75%) Java 8
17 9 (0.68%) Kotlin
17 9 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 192 (14.44%) Degree
2 59 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.75%) PhD
5 7 (0.53%) CIW
5 7 (0.53%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.53%) OCA
5 7 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.15%) CCNA
8 2 (0.15%) CFA
8 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.075%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 13 (0.98%) QA
3 6 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.23%) GDPR
5 2 (0.15%) MiFID
6 1 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.075%) EMIR
6 1 (0.075%) UCITS
System Software
1 236 (17.74%) Docker
2 2 (0.15%) Squid
3 1 (0.075%) Firmware
3 1 (0.075%) KVM
3 1 (0.075%) NFS
3 1 (0.075%) Varnish
3 1 (0.075%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.075%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 100 (7.52%) Kubernetes
2 45 (3.38%) Terraform
3 35 (2.63%) Ansible
4 14 (1.05%) Puppet
5 8 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.38%) Kibana
7 4 (0.30%) logstash
7 4 (0.30%) Packer
8 3 (0.23%) Kubeflow
8 3 (0.23%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.15%) Rancher
10 1 (0.075%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.075%) Grafana
10 1 (0.075%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.075%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (5.49%) Google
2 53 (3.98%) Microsoft
3 38 (2.86%) Oracle
4 8 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (0.60%) Splunk
5 7 (0.53%) VMware
6 5 (0.38%) Bloomberg
6 5 (0.38%) Facebook
6 5 (0.38%) PayPal
6 5 (0.38%) Tableau
6 5 (0.38%) Twitter
7 4 (0.30%) Algorithmics
7 4 (0.30%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.30%) IBM
7 4 (0.30%) OpenLink
8 3 (0.23%) Databricks
9 2 (0.15%) Perforce
9 2 (0.15%) Sybase
10 1 (0.075%) Reuters
10 1 (0.075%) SimCorp