Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 361 436
Rank change year-on-year +40 +75 +84
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1782 1648 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 0.87% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.90% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1451 1350
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
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 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +35 1700 £55,000 - 164
London -4 1115 £65,000 +13.04% 98
UK excluding London +89 658 £45,000 +5.88% 76
South East +52 228 £50,000 +1.01% 16
East of England +84 117 £52,500 +5.00% 30
North of England +48 112 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Yorkshire +45 64 £50,000 +33.33% 9
South West +11 64 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Midlands +39 63 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Scotland -24 61 £45,000 - 7
West Midlands +15 52 £30,000 -35.14% 2
North West 0 38 £33,250 -1.48% 1
East Midlands +38 11 £31,500 -21.25% 1
North East - 10 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 9 £25,000 -
Wales +10 4 £30,000 +3.45% 4

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 1782 (100.00%) Python
2 752 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
3 572 (32.10%) Django
4 559 (31.37%) Java
5 521 (29.24%) Linux
6 500 (28.06%) JavaScript
7 436 (24.47%) Finance
8 407 (22.84%) TDD
9 392 (22.00%) SQL
10 370 (20.76%) C++
11 329 (18.46%) Degree
12 326 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
13 302 (16.95%) Git (software)
14 301 (16.89%) Software Engineering
15 298 (16.72%) Flask
16 295 (16.55%) HTML
17 282 (15.82%) PostgreSQL
18 264 (14.81%) C#
19 261 (14.65%) CSS
20 252 (14.14%) OO
21 232 (13.02%) Computer Science
22 231 (12.96%) Big Data
23 208 (11.67%) Docker
24 203 (11.39%) Machine Learning
25 197 (11.05%) Web Development
26 184 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
27 175 (9.82%) Scrum
27 175 (9.82%) BDD
28 171 (9.60%) Marketing
29 169 (9.48%) RESTful

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
1 118 (6.62%) Elasticsearch
2 106 (5.95%) Apache Spark
3 42 (2.36%) Apache
3 42 (2.36%) nginx
4 37 (2.08%) OpenStack
5 30 (1.68%) Confluence
6 16 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
7 14 (0.79%) uWSGI
8 13 (0.73%) Tornado
9 11 (0.62%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.51%) IPython
11 8 (0.45%) CloudStack
11 8 (0.45%) SAS
12 7 (0.39%) CMS
13 6 (0.34%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.17%) Drupal
14 3 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
15 2 (0.11%) Gunicorn
15 2 (0.11%) Moodle
16 1 (0.056%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.056%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.28%) Odoo
2 4 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.11%) Advent Geneva
3 2 (0.11%) Front Arena
3 2 (0.11%) Summit
4 1 (0.056%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.056%) Magento
4 1 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.056%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 326 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (2.92%) SaaS
4 47 (2.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 46 (2.58%) GitHub
6 29 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.95%) Slack
9 16 (0.90%) Trello
10 6 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.34%) Heroku
11 3 (0.17%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.17%) IaaS
11 3 (0.17%) PaaS
12 2 (0.11%) DigitalOcean
12 2 (0.11%) Loggly
12 2 (0.11%) Serverless
12 2 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
13 1 (0.056%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.91%) HTTP
2 17 (0.95%) Internet
3 16 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.67%) Ethernet
5 11 (0.62%) DNS
6 10 (0.56%) Broadband
7 8 (0.45%) DHCP
8 7 (0.39%) Firewall
9 6 (0.34%) Skype
10 5 (0.28%) LAN
10 5 (0.28%) WAN
10 5 (0.28%) Wireless
11 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.11%) SAN
11 2 (0.11%) SMTP
11 2 (0.11%) SSH
11 2 (0.11%) VoIP
11 2 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.056%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (15.82%) PostgreSQL
2 231 (12.96%) Big Data
3 167 (9.37%) MySQL
4 153 (8.59%) NoSQL
4 153 (8.59%) Relational Database
5 128 (7.18%) MongoDB
6 104 (5.84%) Hadoop
7 55 (3.09%) Redis
7 55 (3.09%) SQL Server
8 53 (2.97%) RDBMS
9 41 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (1.07%) Oracle Database
12 13 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
12 13 (0.73%) GIS
12 13 (0.73%) Riak
13 12 (0.67%) Apache Hive
14 11 (0.62%) Blockchain
14 11 (0.62%) KDB
14 11 (0.62%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 302 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 109 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 66 (3.70%) JIRA
4 30 (1.68%) Selenium
5 26 (1.46%) GitLab
6 25 (1.40%) Subversion
7 17 (0.95%) Mercurial
8 15 (0.84%) Maven
8 15 (0.84%) Vagrant
9 14 (0.79%) Gradle
10 13 (0.73%) Android Studio
11 12 (0.67%) Bitbucket
11 12 (0.67%) webpack
12 11 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.51%) Ant
14 6 (0.34%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.28%) git-flow
15 5 (0.28%) Hudson
15 5 (0.28%) Travis CI
15 5 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 436 (24.47%) Finance
2 171 (9.60%) Marketing
3 118 (6.62%) Banking
4 112 (6.29%) Front Office
5 86 (4.83%) Telecoms
6 78 (4.38%) Investment Banking
6 78 (4.38%) Manufacturing
7 72 (4.04%) Electronics
8 57 (3.20%) Retail
9 40 (2.24%) Games
10 29 (1.63%) Advertising
11 26 (1.46%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.90%) Back Office
13 14 (0.79%) Music Industry
14 11 (0.62%) Billing
15 9 (0.51%) Automotive
16 5 (0.28%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.22%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 572 (32.10%) Django
2 298 (16.72%) Flask
3 295 (16.55%) HTML
4 261 (14.65%) CSS
5 169 (9.48%) RESTful
6 163 (9.15%) AngularJS
7 151 (8.47%) React
8 130 (7.30%) Web Services
9 115 (6.45%) REST
10 112 (6.29%) jQuery
11 105 (5.89%) .NET
12 101 (5.67%) NumPy
13 90 (5.05%) RabbitMQ
14 89 (4.99%) Pandas
15 84 (4.71%) ASP.NET
15 84 (4.71%) HTML5
16 82 (4.60%) Node.js
17 76 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
18 73 (4.10%) J2EE
19 65 (3.65%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 232 (13.02%) Computer Science
2 161 (9.03%) Fintech
3 117 (6.57%) Algorithms
4 103 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
5 75 (4.21%) Hedge funds
6 67 (3.76%) User Experience
7 53 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (2.81%) Data Structures
9 45 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 43 (2.41%) Mobile App
10 43 (2.41%) Robotics
11 40 (2.24%) Derivative
12 33 (1.85%) Equities
13 32 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
13 32 (1.80%) Fixed Income
14 21 (1.18%) Client/Server
15 19 (1.07%) Private Cloud
16 12 (0.67%) Life Science
17 11 (0.62%) Data Centre
18 9 (0.51%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 521 (29.24%) Linux
2 101 (5.67%) Unix
3 85 (4.77%) Windows
4 29 (1.63%) Android
4 29 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 26 (1.46%) Ubuntu
6 20 (1.12%) Debian
7 13 (0.73%) CentOS
8 9 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.34%) Fedora
10 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
2 407 (22.84%) TDD
3 301 (16.89%) Software Engineering
4 252 (14.14%) OO
5 203 (11.39%) Machine Learning
6 197 (11.05%) Web Development
7 184 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
8 175 (9.82%) BDD
8 175 (9.82%) Scrum
9 158 (8.87%) Microservices
10 156 (8.75%) Mathematics
11 152 (8.53%) DevOps
12 141 (7.91%) Open Source
13 131 (7.35%) Analytics
14 115 (6.45%) Unit Testing
15 106 (5.95%) MVC
16 101 (5.67%) Test Automation
17 86 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
18 82 (4.60%) SDLC
19 75 (4.21%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1782 (100.00%) Python
2 559 (31.37%) Java
3 500 (28.06%) JavaScript
4 392 (22.00%) SQL
5 370 (20.76%) C++
6 264 (14.81%) C#
7 120 (6.73%) C
8 116 (6.51%) PHP
9 83 (4.66%) Go
10 66 (3.70%) Ruby
11 60 (3.37%) Scala
12 48 (2.69%) R
13 43 (2.41%) Perl
14 41 (2.30%) Bash Shell
15 28 (1.57%) VBA
16 27 (1.52%) Haskell
17 18 (1.01%) Erlang
17 18 (1.01%) ES6
18 15 (0.84%) T-SQL
19 13 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 329 (18.46%) Degree
2 117 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (3.37%) PhD
4 12 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (0.62%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.45%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.056%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.04%) QA
2 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.17%) GCP
3 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.056%) GDPR
4 1 (0.056%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 208 (11.67%) Docker
2 8 (0.45%) Samba
2 8 (0.45%) Squid
3 6 (0.34%) KVM
4 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.11%) Varnish
5 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 109 (6.12%) Ansible
2 72 (4.04%) Kubernetes
3 33 (1.85%) Puppet
4 27 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.90%) Oozie
6 8 (0.45%) Kibana
7 7 (0.39%) HAProxy
7 7 (0.39%) Salt
8 6 (0.34%) Nagios
9 5 (0.28%) Terraform
10 4 (0.22%) cPanel
10 4 (0.22%) OpenNebula
11 2 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.11%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.056%) linkerd
12 1 (0.056%) logstash
12 1 (0.056%) Marathon
12 1 (0.056%) Mesos
12 1 (0.056%) rkt
Vendors
1 76 (4.26%) Oracle
1 76 (4.26%) SAP
2 64 (3.59%) Google
3 24 (1.35%) Microsoft
4 16 (0.90%) Sybase
5 13 (0.73%) Red Hat
6 11 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (0.56%) ArcSight
7 10 (0.56%) Hortonworks
7 10 (0.56%) HP
7 10 (0.56%) Jaspersoft
8 9 (0.51%) Atlassian
9 8 (0.45%) Capita
9 8 (0.45%) NetApp
10 7 (0.39%) Facebook
11 6 (0.34%) Informatica
11 6 (0.34%) Reuters
11 6 (0.34%) Twitter
12 5 (0.28%) Juniper
12 5 (0.28%) VMware