Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 312 340 365
Rank change year-on-year +28 +25 +86
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,729 1,683 1,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.96% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.00% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,540 1,527 1,449
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £101,375 £95,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 158,047 167,700 184,728
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.94% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,340 134,271 154,809
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 +23 1,626 £60,000 +4.35% 351
London +13 1,069 £70,000 +7.69% 246
UK excluding London +36 625 £50,000 +11.11% 122
South East +63 311 £50,000 - 43
North of England +23 104 £42,500 +4.94% 21
East of England 0 75 £50,000 - 32
Yorkshire +31 61 £42,500 -15.00% 10
South West -23 39 £42,500 +9.68% 4
Scotland -26 38 £50,000 +11.11% 9
North West 0 33 £47,500 +53.23% 7
Midlands -24 27 £45,000 +50.00% 5
West Midlands +3 23 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Wales +21 19 £35,000 -14.63% 4
Northern Ireland +14 12 £37,500 - 4
North East -6 10 £40,000 - 4
East Midlands -13 4 £35,000 +11.11% 1

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 1,729 (100.00%) Python
2 662 (38.29%) Django
3 635 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
4 507 (29.32%) JavaScript
5 498 (28.80%) Linux
6 486 (28.11%) Finance
7 406 (23.48%) SQL
8 404 (23.37%) Software Engineering
9 399 (23.08%) Java
10 345 (19.95%) TDD
11 326 (18.85%) HTML
11 326 (18.85%) Git (software)
12 325 (18.80%) PostgreSQL
13 294 (17.00%) Docker
14 287 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
15 286 (16.54%) C++
16 284 (16.43%) CSS
17 277 (16.02%) Degree
18 260 (15.04%) Computer Science
19 255 (14.75%) Machine Learning
20 252 (14.57%) DevOps
21 251 (14.52%) Flask
22 246 (14.23%) C#
23 243 (14.05%) Scrum
24 219 (12.67%) Mathematics
24 219 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
25 217 (12.55%) AngularJS
26 216 (12.49%) MySQL
27 215 (12.43%) Jenkins
28 214 (12.38%) 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
1 124 (7.17%) Elasticsearch
2 80 (4.63%) Apache Spark
3 66 (3.82%) nginx
4 48 (2.78%) Apache
5 17 (0.98%) Ethereum
6 13 (0.75%) Tornado
7 12 (0.69%) IIS
8 9 (0.52%) Jupyter
8 9 (0.52%) Luigi
8 9 (0.52%) uWSGI
9 8 (0.46%) Gunicorn
9 8 (0.46%) IPython
10 7 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (0.40%) CMS
11 6 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.29%) Confluence
12 5 (0.29%) Drupal
12 5 (0.29%) SAS
12 5 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.058%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.058%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (1.04%) Odoo
2 16 (0.93%) Ripple
3 12 (0.69%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.23%) Magento
5 2 (0.12%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.058%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 287 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
4 25 (1.45%) GitHub
5 20 (1.16%) Serverless
6 17 (0.98%) Amazon S3
6 17 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.98%) SaaS
7 16 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.40%) Fastly
9 7 (0.40%) Slack
10 6 (0.35%) Stackdriver
11 5 (0.29%) Heroku
11 5 (0.29%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.23%) AWS Fargate
12 4 (0.23%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.23%) Office 365
12 4 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.45%) Internet
2 17 (0.98%) HTTP
3 9 (0.52%) iBeacon
3 9 (0.52%) Wireless
4 7 (0.40%) SSL
5 5 (0.29%) AMQP
5 5 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.17%) 3G
6 3 (0.17%) Broadband
6 3 (0.17%) DHCP
6 3 (0.17%) DNS
6 3 (0.17%) Firewall
6 3 (0.17%) NGN
6 3 (0.17%) SSH
7 2 (0.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.12%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.12%) Network Security
8 1 (0.058%) LAN
8 1 (0.058%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (18.80%) PostgreSQL
2 216 (12.49%) MySQL
3 150 (8.68%) MongoDB
4 149 (8.62%) NoSQL
5 148 (8.56%) Relational Database
6 147 (8.50%) Big Data
7 104 (6.02%) Redis
8 86 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 66 (3.82%) Blockchain
10 54 (3.12%) Hadoop
11 48 (2.78%) SQL Server
12 33 (1.91%) RDBMS
13 31 (1.79%) CouchDB
14 24 (1.39%) KDB
15 21 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 20 (1.16%) GIS
17 19 (1.10%) Kdb+
18 18 (1.04%) Riak
19 14 (0.81%) Bigtable
19 14 (0.81%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 326 (18.85%) Git (software)
2 215 (12.43%) Jenkins
3 42 (2.43%) Subversion
3 42 (2.43%) Vagrant
4 38 (2.20%) Selenium
5 34 (1.97%) Mercurial
6 30 (1.74%) JIRA
7 29 (1.68%) GitLab
8 21 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (0.81%) Bitbucket
10 12 (0.69%) WiX
11 11 (0.64%) SonarQube
11 11 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (0.58%) JUnit
12 10 (0.58%) Robot Framework
13 9 (0.52%) CircleCI
13 9 (0.52%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.46%) Ant
14 8 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (0.35%) Mockito
General
1 486 (28.11%) Finance
2 134 (7.75%) Front Office
3 118 (6.82%) Banking
4 69 (3.99%) Retail
5 62 (3.59%) Marketing
6 52 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 34 (1.97%) Advertising
8 33 (1.91%) Games
9 32 (1.85%) Law
10 23 (1.33%) Financial Institution
11 22 (1.27%) Electronics
12 16 (0.93%) Legal
12 16 (0.93%) Telecoms
13 15 (0.87%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.12%) Billing
16 2 (0.12%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.12%) Publishing
17 1 (0.058%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 662 (38.29%) Django
2 326 (18.85%) HTML
3 284 (16.43%) CSS
4 251 (14.52%) Flask
5 217 (12.55%) AngularJS
6 211 (12.20%) React
7 161 (9.31%) Web Services
8 159 (9.20%) REST
9 124 (7.17%) RESTful
10 123 (7.11%) NumPy
11 120 (6.94%) Pandas
12 111 (6.42%) jQuery
13 110 (6.36%) RabbitMQ
14 92 (5.32%) HTML5
15 86 (4.97%) Celery
16 75 (4.34%) SciPy
17 65 (3.76%) Node.js
18 63 (3.64%) J2EE
19 57 (3.30%) .NET
20 45 (2.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 260 (15.04%) Computer Science
2 196 (11.34%) Algorithms
3 132 (7.63%) Fintech
4 131 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
5 121 (7.00%) Hedge funds
6 100 (5.78%) User Experience
7 96 (5.55%) Derivative
8 94 (5.44%) Equities
9 91 (5.26%) Data Structures
10 79 (4.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 70 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
12 59 (3.41%) Fixed Income
13 42 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
14 39 (2.26%) Mobile App
15 25 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
16 24 (1.39%) Life Science
17 23 (1.33%) Robotics
18 19 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
19 18 (1.04%) Bitcoin
20 17 (0.98%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 498 (28.80%) Linux
2 85 (4.92%) Unix
3 50 (2.89%) Ubuntu
4 46 (2.66%) Android
5 36 (2.08%) Windows
6 35 (2.02%) Apple iOS
7 17 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.75%) Debian
9 12 (0.69%) CentOS
10 5 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.29%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.23%) Fedora
11 4 (0.23%) SUSE
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.12%) Solaris
14 1 (0.058%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.058%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.058%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (23.37%) Software Engineering
3 345 (19.95%) TDD
4 255 (14.75%) Machine Learning
5 252 (14.57%) DevOps
6 243 (14.05%) Scrum
7 219 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
7 219 (12.67%) Mathematics
8 214 (12.38%) OO
9 187 (10.82%) Microservices
10 176 (10.18%) Analytics
11 169 (9.77%) Web Development
12 167 (9.66%) Artificial Intelligence
12 167 (9.66%) Test Automation
13 132 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
14 114 (6.59%) Open Source
15 113 (6.54%) BDD
16 104 (6.02%) Data Science
17 90 (5.21%) Data Analytics
18 87 (5.03%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 1,729 (100.00%) Python
2 507 (29.32%) JavaScript
3 406 (23.48%) SQL
4 399 (23.08%) Java
5 286 (16.54%) C++
6 246 (14.23%) C#
7 115 (6.65%) C
8 114 (6.59%) Go
9 100 (5.78%) PHP
10 67 (3.88%) Ruby
11 53 (3.07%) R
12 52 (3.01%) Scala
13 29 (1.68%) Bash Shell
13 29 (1.68%) Perl
14 23 (1.33%) VBA
15 18 (1.04%) Shell Script
16 16 (0.93%) Kotlin
17 14 (0.81%) Rust
18 12 (0.69%) Java 8
18 12 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 277 (16.02%) Degree
2 99 (5.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
4 45 (2.60%) PhD
5 40 (2.31%) Master's Degree
6 28 (1.62%) Security Cleared
7 23 (1.33%) MPhil
8 17 (0.98%) SC Cleared
9 15 (0.87%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.17%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.058%) CFA
11 1 (0.058%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.058%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.88%) QA
2 3 (0.17%) MiFID
3 1 (0.058%) Data Quality
System Software
1 294 (17.00%) Docker
2 12 (0.69%) vSphere
3 5 (0.29%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.17%) Xen
6 2 (0.12%) NFS
7 1 (0.058%) LXC
7 1 (0.058%) Samba
7 1 (0.058%) Squid
7 1 (0.058%) Varnish
7 1 (0.058%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 99 (5.73%) Kubernetes
2 88 (5.09%) Ansible
3 55 (3.18%) Terraform
4 23 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (1.04%) HAProxy
6 14 (0.81%) Puppet
7 10 (0.58%) Kibana
7 10 (0.58%) logstash
8 8 (0.46%) Packer
9 7 (0.40%) Salt
10 6 (0.35%) CFEngine
10 6 (0.35%) HP Fortify
11 4 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.058%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 74 (4.28%) Google
2 55 (3.18%) Oracle
3 17 (0.98%) Red Hat
4 14 (0.81%) SAP
5 10 (0.58%) Microsoft
6 9 (0.52%) SaltStack
7 8 (0.46%) Facebook
8 7 (0.40%) New Relic
8 7 (0.40%) Reuters
8 7 (0.40%) Solace
8 7 (0.40%) Twitter
9 6 (0.35%) Sybase
9 6 (0.35%) VMware
10 5 (0.29%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.29%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.23%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.17%) Cognizant
12 3 (0.17%) ESRI
12 3 (0.17%) TOWER Software