Period
to

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 399 271 244
Rank change year-on-year -128 -27 +78
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,587 1,303 1,080
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 1.21% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.32% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,000 1,112 914
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £71,250 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.28% +9.62% +8.33%
75th Percentile £108,750 £95,000 £85,938
90th Percentile £127,500 £122,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +19.79% -4.00%

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 166,502 98,813 75,396
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.09% 91.70% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 85,254 70,888 61,403
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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 -119 1,310 £83,750 +15.52% 167
London -104 1,066 £92,500 +15.63% 109
Work from Home -100 816 £70,000 +5.66% 94
UK excluding London -169 325 £65,000 +13.04% 68
South East -103 107 £76,250 +27.08% 13
Scotland -12 71 £60,000 +20.00% 8
North of England -123 48 £80,000 +48.84% 19
South West -34 41 £65,000 +23.81% 7
North West -85 27 £80,000 +64.10% 10
Wales -23 24 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Yorkshire -74 18 £80,000 +39.13% 9
East of England -97 18 £40,000 -27.27% 14
West Midlands -80 15 £46,500 -28.46% 2
Midlands -89 15 £46,500 -22.50% 4
North East -21 3 £70,000 +55.56%
Northern Ireland -26 2 - - 1

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Python Developer job roles required the following 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 1,587 (100.00%) Python
2 798 (50.28%) Agile
3 692 (43.60%) AWS
4 625 (39.38%) Software Engineering
5 567 (35.73%) Finance
6 434 (27.35%) SQL
7 433 (27.28%) CI/CD
8 430 (27.10%) Docker
9 412 (25.96%) JavaScript
10 409 (25.77%) Analytics
11 394 (24.83%) Django
12 379 (23.88%) Git (software)
13 339 (21.36%) Kubernetes
14 337 (21.24%) React
15 308 (19.41%) Azure
16 300 (18.90%) Flask
16 300 (18.90%) Social Skills
17 292 (18.40%) TDD
18 288 (18.15%) Problem-Solving
19 286 (18.02%) Asset Management
20 282 (17.77%) DevOps
21 280 (17.64%) Test Automation
22 275 (17.33%) Pandas
23 272 (17.14%) GCP
24 252 (15.88%) PostgreSQL
25 250 (15.75%) Front Office
26 248 (15.63%) Full Stack Development
27 243 (15.31%) Java
28 240 (15.12%) RESTful
29 221 (13.93%) NumPy

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 60 (3.78%) Apache Airflow
2 59 (3.72%) Apache
3 34 (2.14%) Confluence
4 23 (1.45%) Jupyter
5 19 (1.20%) Apache Spark
6 18 (1.13%) Gunicorn
7 14 (0.88%) Tornado
8 12 (0.76%) Luigi
9 6 (0.38%) nginx
10 4 (0.25%) IIS
11 2 (0.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.32%) Maya
2 5 (0.32%) NUKE
3 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) Magento
2 4 (0.25%) Odoo
2 4 (0.25%) Shopify
3 1 (0.063%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 692 (43.60%) AWS
2 308 (19.41%) Azure
3 272 (17.14%) GCP
4 141 (8.88%) Serverless
5 111 (6.99%) AWS Lambda
6 92 (5.80%) GitHub
7 89 (5.61%) Amazon S3
8 83 (5.23%) SaaS
9 67 (4.22%) Amazon ECS
10 46 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
11 31 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
12 27 (1.70%) Amazon Kinesis
13 20 (1.26%) Amazon Alexa
14 19 (1.20%) CloudFront
15 17 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
16 13 (0.82%) Cloudflare
17 11 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
17 11 (0.69%) Azure AKS
17 11 (0.69%) Azure DevOps
18 10 (0.63%) ClickUp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.39%) DNS
1 22 (1.39%) Internet
2 18 (1.13%) AMQP
3 8 (0.50%) Broadband
3 8 (0.50%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.38%) MQTT
5 5 (0.32%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.25%) HTTP
7 3 (0.19%) VPN
8 2 (0.13%) H.323
8 2 (0.13%) SNMP
8 2 (0.13%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.063%) 5G
9 1 (0.063%) FTP
9 1 (0.063%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (15.88%) PostgreSQL
2 128 (8.07%) Relational Database
3 125 (7.88%) NoSQL
4 115 (7.25%) Elasticsearch
5 108 (6.81%) MySQL
6 64 (4.03%) Redis
7 60 (3.78%) Amazon Athena
8 56 (3.53%) DynamoDB
9 51 (3.21%) SQL Server
10 45 (2.84%) MongoDB
11 44 (2.77%) Apache Ignite
12 27 (1.70%) BigQuery
13 24 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
14 20 (1.26%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.07%) Big Data
16 16 (1.01%) Data Mining
17 13 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
18 8 (0.50%) Data Lake
19 7 (0.44%) Neo4j
19 7 (0.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 379 (23.88%) Git (software)
2 142 (8.95%) Jenkins
3 96 (6.05%) JIRA
4 35 (2.21%) Selenium
5 30 (1.89%) GitLab
6 26 (1.64%) Bitbucket
7 19 (1.20%) webpack
8 14 (0.88%) Cucumber
9 11 (0.69%) git-flow
10 9 (0.57%) Travis CI
11 8 (0.50%) CircleCI
11 8 (0.50%) JMeter
11 8 (0.50%) Postman
11 8 (0.50%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.44%) Gatling
13 5 (0.32%) Cypress.io
13 5 (0.32%) JUnit
13 5 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.25%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 567 (35.73%) Finance
2 300 (18.90%) Social Skills
3 250 (15.75%) Front Office
4 187 (11.78%) Banking
5 175 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
6 120 (7.56%) Advertising
7 112 (7.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 73 (4.60%) Organisational Skills
9 61 (3.84%) Retail
10 41 (2.58%) Games
11 36 (2.27%) Investment Banking
12 32 (2.02%) Public Sector
13 24 (1.51%) Presentation Skills
14 21 (1.32%) Automotive
15 20 (1.26%) Marketing
15 20 (1.26%) Publishing
16 15 (0.95%) Manufacturing
17 13 (0.82%) Back Office
18 11 (0.69%) Electronics
18 11 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (24.83%) Django
2 337 (21.24%) React
3 300 (18.90%) Flask
4 275 (17.33%) Pandas
5 240 (15.12%) RESTful
6 221 (13.93%) NumPy
7 160 (10.08%) REST
8 154 (9.70%) Kafka
9 152 (9.58%) FastAPI
10 139 (8.76%) SciPy
11 135 (8.51%) HTML
12 101 (6.36%) CSS
13 91 (5.73%) .NET
14 83 (5.23%) GraphQL
15 80 (5.04%) AngularJS
16 74 (4.66%) Web Services
17 69 (4.35%) Celery
18 66 (4.16%) JWT
19 65 (4.10%) Bottle
20 60 (3.78%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 196 (12.35%) Equities
2 186 (11.72%) Derivative
3 155 (9.77%) Greenfield Project
4 135 (8.51%) Hedge funds
5 107 (6.74%) Mobile App
6 99 (6.24%) Cloud Native
7 95 (5.99%) Fixed Income
8 73 (4.60%) Data Structures
9 71 (4.47%) Algorithms
10 53 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
11 48 (3.02%) User Experience
12 47 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 45 (2.84%) Mobile Payment
14 42 (2.65%) Public Cloud
15 28 (1.76%) Video\Live Streaming
16 25 (1.58%) Market Risk
17 20 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
17 20 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
18 18 (1.13%) Credit Risk
18 18 (1.13%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 169 (10.65%) Linux
2 44 (2.77%) Windows
3 26 (1.64%) Unix
4 13 (0.82%) Android
5 12 (0.76%) Ubuntu
6 8 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.50%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.38%) CentOS
7 6 (0.38%) Debian
7 6 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.25%) Alpine Linux
9 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.063%) MVS
10 1 (0.063%) VMS
10 1 (0.063%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.063%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 798 (50.28%) Agile
2 625 (39.38%) Software Engineering
3 433 (27.28%) CI/CD
4 409 (25.77%) Analytics
5 292 (18.40%) TDD
6 288 (18.15%) Problem-Solving
7 286 (18.02%) Asset Management
8 282 (17.77%) DevOps
9 280 (17.64%) Test Automation
10 248 (15.63%) Full Stack Development
11 213 (13.42%) Scrum
12 193 (12.16%) Investment Management
13 180 (11.34%) Microservices
14 179 (11.28%) OO
15 157 (9.89%) Data Science
16 149 (9.39%) Computer Science
16 149 (9.39%) Machine Learning
17 140 (8.82%) BDD
18 126 (7.94%) OOP
19 122 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,587 (100.00%) Python
2 434 (27.35%) SQL
3 412 (25.96%) JavaScript
4 243 (15.31%) Java
5 136 (8.57%) TypeScript
6 119 (7.50%) C++
7 105 (6.62%) Go
8 102 (6.43%) C#
9 70 (4.41%) Ruby
10 57 (3.59%) Kotlin
11 50 (3.15%) R
12 26 (1.64%) PHP
13 25 (1.58%) Bash
14 20 (1.26%) C
15 15 (0.95%) PowerShell
16 12 (0.76%) VBA
17 10 (0.63%) Perl
18 8 (0.50%) Rust
18 8 (0.50%) T-SQL
19 7 (0.44%) ES6
Qualifications
1 114 (7.18%) Degree
2 42 (2.65%) PhD
3 31 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (1.07%) Master's Degree
5 14 (0.88%) Security Cleared
6 9 (0.57%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.13%) CCNA
8 2 (0.13%) CCNP
8 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.063%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.063%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.063%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.17%) QA
2 13 (0.82%) IFRS
2 13 (0.82%) IFRS 9
3 8 (0.50%) MiFID
4 7 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.44%) EMIR
4 7 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.32%) GDPR
6 3 (0.19%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
System Software
1 430 (27.10%) Docker
2 7 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.25%) KVM
3 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.063%) Ceph
5 1 (0.063%) HDFS
5 1 (0.063%) Xen
Systems Management
1 339 (21.36%) Kubernetes
2 66 (4.16%) Terraform
3 60 (3.78%) Ansible
4 29 (1.83%) Kibana
4 29 (1.83%) logstash
5 27 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (1.70%) Puppet
6 8 (0.50%) Prometheus
7 7 (0.44%) Grafana
8 6 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.32%) Rancher
10 4 (0.25%) Argo
11 1 (0.063%) Istio
11 1 (0.063%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 81 (5.10%) Google
2 63 (3.97%) Microsoft
3 26 (1.64%) Splunk
4 20 (1.26%) Sophos
5 18 (1.13%) Bloomberg
6 14 (0.88%) Oracle
6 14 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.50%) PagerDuty
8 8 (0.50%) Sun
9 7 (0.44%) VMware
9 7 (0.44%) Zend
10 6 (0.38%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.38%) Databricks
10 6 (0.38%) Siemens
11 5 (0.32%) Facebook
12 4 (0.25%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.25%) Hitachi
12 4 (0.25%) SAP
12 4 (0.25%) Twitter