Period
to 29 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 29 November 2021.

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
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 255 154 268
Rank change year-on-year -101 +114 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,761 1,164 1,703
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 2.15% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 2.26% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,448 1,061 1,467
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% +12.50%
75th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £126,250 £128,750 £110,300
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 117,496 51,552 129,423
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.27% 95.11% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 81,554 43,381 104,935
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 29 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Python Developer in the UK

Python Developer
Top 17 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 29 November 2021. 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 -101 1,569 £80,000 +14.29% 290
London -81 1,166 £85,000 +6.25% 213
Work from Home -37 560 £85,000 +41.67% 71
UK excluding London -136 471 £65,000 +30.00% 96
South East -126 158 £60,000 +20.00% 18
North of England -77 100 £85,000 +70.00% 11
Midlands -96 52 £90,000 +71.43% 10
Scotland -56 51 £95,000 +94.87% 16
North West -68 49 £85,000 +51.11% 6
East of England -86 48 £60,000 +11.63% 19
West Midlands -90 48 £95,000 +72.73% 8
Yorkshire -76 46 £95,000 +72.73% 5
South West -98 31 £62,500 +31.58% 19
Wales -44 20 £50,000 - 3
Northern Ireland -34 15 £51,000 +61.90% 1
North East -43 5 £46,250 +4.52%
East Midlands -65 4 £85,000 +117.95% 1

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 November 2021, 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 1,761 (100.00%) Python
2 814 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
3 755 (42.87%) Software Engineering
4 697 (39.58%) AWS
5 614 (34.87%) Django
6 598 (33.96%) Finance
7 530 (30.10%) SQL
8 502 (28.51%) Docker
9 478 (27.14%) JavaScript
10 472 (26.80%) Full Stack Development
11 412 (23.40%) React
12 387 (21.98%) Web Services
13 382 (21.69%) Analytics
14 375 (21.29%) Asset Management
15 346 (19.65%) Java
16 340 (19.31%) Front Office
17 286 (16.24%) Microservices
18 281 (15.96%) Azure
19 280 (15.90%) Flask
20 274 (15.56%) Investment Management
21 264 (14.99%) Equities
22 257 (14.59%) Data Science
23 248 (14.08%) DevOps
24 243 (13.80%) Derivative
25 242 (13.74%) Hedge funds
26 239 (13.57%) Git (software)
27 231 (13.12%) PostgreSQL
28 224 (12.72%) Linux
29 213 (12.10%) Kubernetes
30 209 (11.87%) GCP

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
1 106 (6.02%) Apache
2 62 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (1.76%) Apache Airflow
4 24 (1.36%) Jupyter
5 17 (0.97%) Apache Spark
6 13 (0.74%) nginx
7 12 (0.68%) CMS
8 7 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.23%) uWSGI
11 2 (0.11%) Tornado
12 1 (0.057%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.057%) GIMP
3 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.057%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.23%) Magento
2 2 (0.11%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (0.11%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 697 (39.58%) AWS
2 281 (15.96%) Azure
3 209 (11.87%) GCP
4 197 (11.19%) Serverless
5 180 (10.22%) Amazon EC2
5 180 (10.22%) AWS Lambda
6 157 (8.92%) Amazon S3
7 112 (6.36%) Amazon ECS
8 70 (3.98%) SaaS
9 65 (3.69%) GitHub
10 41 (2.33%) CloudFront
11 30 (1.70%) Cloudflare
12 27 (1.53%) Slack
13 22 (1.25%) PaaS
14 18 (1.02%) Amazon Alexa
15 17 (0.97%) Amazon EKS
16 16 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
17 15 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
18 12 (0.68%) Heroku
19 10 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.99%) DNS
2 34 (1.93%) AMQP
3 33 (1.87%) HTTP
4 21 (1.19%) Internet
5 20 (1.14%) Broadband
6 7 (0.40%) SSH
6 7 (0.40%) SSL
7 5 (0.28%) FTP
8 3 (0.17%) 5G
9 1 (0.057%) SNMP
9 1 (0.057%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (13.12%) PostgreSQL
2 158 (8.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 112 (6.36%) Amazon Athena
4 108 (6.13%) Relational Database
5 93 (5.28%) Apache Ignite
6 76 (4.32%) MySQL
7 74 (4.20%) Amazon Aurora
7 74 (4.20%) Redis
8 55 (3.12%) Amazon RDS
9 38 (2.16%) NoSQL
10 37 (2.10%) MongoDB
11 32 (1.82%) SQL Server
12 29 (1.65%) Big Data
13 21 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
14 17 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (0.85%) Neo4j
16 12 (0.68%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.62%) QGIS
18 10 (0.57%) Tableau
19 9 (0.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 239 (13.57%) Git (software)
2 81 (4.60%) Jenkins
3 49 (2.78%) GitLab
4 41 (2.33%) JIRA
5 36 (2.04%) Selenium
6 33 (1.87%) CircleCI
7 19 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (1.08%) TestRail
8 16 (0.91%) PyCharm
9 12 (0.68%) Gatling
9 12 (0.68%) JMeter
10 10 (0.57%) Bitbucket
10 10 (0.57%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.45%) JUnit
12 7 (0.40%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.28%) Cypress.io
13 5 (0.28%) git-flow
14 4 (0.23%) IntelliJ
14 4 (0.23%) Maven
15 3 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 598 (33.96%) Finance
2 340 (19.31%) Front Office
3 165 (9.37%) Social Skills
4 131 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
5 114 (6.47%) Banking
6 78 (4.43%) Automotive
7 64 (3.63%) Retail
8 48 (2.73%) Marketing
9 45 (2.56%) Advertising
10 41 (2.33%) Organisational Skills
11 35 (1.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 28 (1.59%) Public Sector
13 27 (1.53%) Manufacturing
14 26 (1.48%) Financial Institution
15 21 (1.19%) Investment Banking
16 20 (1.14%) Games
17 18 (1.02%) Back Office
18 12 (0.68%) Military
19 11 (0.62%) Law
20 8 (0.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (34.87%) Django
2 412 (23.40%) React
3 387 (21.98%) Web Services
4 280 (15.90%) Flask
5 208 (11.81%) AngularJS
6 201 (11.41%) Vue.js
7 166 (9.43%) HTML
8 154 (8.75%) CSS
9 142 (8.06%) REST
10 128 (7.27%) Pandas
11 111 (6.30%) RESTful
12 106 (6.02%) SQLAlchemy
13 98 (5.57%) NumPy
14 91 (5.17%) pytest
15 79 (4.49%) Celery
16 64 (3.63%) Kafka
17 63 (3.58%) Node.js
18 53 (3.01%) gRPC
19 52 (2.95%) WebSockets
20 49 (2.78%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 264 (14.99%) Equities
2 243 (13.80%) Derivative
3 242 (13.74%) Hedge funds
4 180 (10.22%) Fixed Income
5 148 (8.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 125 (7.10%) Social Media
7 93 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
8 84 (4.77%) Algorithms
9 59 (3.35%) Data Structures
10 57 (3.24%) Pricing Data
11 41 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
12 34 (1.93%) Renewable Energy
12 34 (1.93%) Video\Live Streaming
13 31 (1.76%) Video on Demand
14 28 (1.59%) Mobile App
15 26 (1.48%) Life Science
16 25 (1.42%) User Experience
17 24 (1.36%) NHS
18 21 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
19 20 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 224 (12.72%) Linux
2 48 (2.73%) Unix
3 36 (2.04%) Mac OS
4 28 (1.59%) Windows
5 22 (1.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.11%) AIX
6 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.11%) HPUX
7 1 (0.057%) Android
7 1 (0.057%) CentOS
7 1 (0.057%) VMS
7 1 (0.057%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.057%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 814 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
2 755 (42.87%) Software Engineering
3 472 (26.80%) Full Stack Development
4 382 (21.69%) Analytics
5 375 (21.29%) Asset Management
6 286 (16.24%) Microservices
7 274 (15.56%) Investment Management
8 257 (14.59%) Data Science
9 248 (14.08%) DevOps
10 203 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
11 195 (11.07%) TDD
12 176 (9.99%) Artificial Intelligence
13 160 (9.09%) Machine Learning
14 156 (8.86%) Test Automation
15 139 (7.89%) Computer Science
16 131 (7.44%) Visualisation
17 129 (7.33%) Front End Development
18 127 (7.21%) Fintech
18 127 (7.21%) OOP
19 111 (6.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,761 (100.00%) Python
2 530 (30.10%) SQL
3 478 (27.14%) JavaScript
4 346 (19.65%) Java
5 205 (11.64%) TypeScript
6 125 (7.10%) Go
7 106 (6.02%) Scala
8 105 (5.96%) Kotlin
9 103 (5.85%) C++
10 93 (5.28%) Clojure
11 81 (4.60%) C#
12 50 (2.84%) Bash Shell
13 38 (2.16%) C
14 33 (1.87%) R
15 27 (1.53%) ES6
15 27 (1.53%) PHP
16 24 (1.36%) Shell Script
17 23 (1.31%) VBA
18 20 (1.14%) Rust
19 17 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 161 (9.14%) Degree
2 49 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (1.53%) Master's Degree
4 15 (0.85%) PhD
5 4 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.057%) CCNA
7 1 (0.057%) CCNP
7 1 (0.057%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.057%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (8.12%) QA
2 6 (0.34%) Accessibility
2 6 (0.34%) GDPR
3 5 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.28%) EMIR
3 5 (0.28%) MiFID
4 4 (0.23%) IFRS
4 4 (0.23%) IFRS 9
4 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.057%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 502 (28.51%) Docker
2 8 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (0.45%) etcd
3 7 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.057%) Firmware
6 1 (0.057%) NFS
Systems Management
1 213 (12.10%) Kubernetes
2 79 (4.49%) Terraform
3 47 (2.67%) Ansible
4 27 (1.53%) Prometheus
5 23 (1.31%) Kibana
6 20 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (1.08%) logstash
8 14 (0.80%) Istio
9 13 (0.74%) Grafana
10 12 (0.68%) Puppet
11 11 (0.62%) Rancher
12 9 (0.51%) Consul
13 7 (0.40%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
15 1 (0.057%) Marathon
Vendors
1 70 (3.98%) Google
2 63 (3.58%) Microsoft
3 20 (1.14%) YouTube
4 16 (0.91%) Sophos
5 10 (0.57%) SAP
6 9 (0.51%) Oracle
6 9 (0.51%) VMware
7 6 (0.34%) Databricks
7 6 (0.34%) Splunk
7 6 (0.34%) Zend
8 5 (0.28%) Brio
8 5 (0.28%) Cisco
9 4 (0.23%) Apple
9 4 (0.23%) Avaya
9 4 (0.23%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.23%) Genesys
9 4 (0.23%) Greenplum
9 4 (0.23%) Netlify
9 4 (0.23%) Sybase
10 3 (0.17%) Instagram