Period
to 19 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 286 330 352
Rank change year-on-year +44 +22 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,612 1,723 1,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.14% 1.02% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.06% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,350 1,533 1,512
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 135,927 162,519 170,259
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.16% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 108,370 130,878 137,491
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,088 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Python Developer in the UK

Python Developer
Top 15 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 August 2019. 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 +41 1,531 £65,000 +8.33% 300
London +40 1,030 £70,000 - 204
UK excluding London +3 567 £50,000 - 102
South East -30 236 £50,000 - 36
North of England +24 121 £56,250 +32.35% 18
North West +47 78 £65,000 +85.71% 13
East of England +101 70 £50,000 +5.26% 21
South West -1 46 £53,750 +19.44% 13
Yorkshire -28 44 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Scotland -5 37 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Midlands +29 29 £40,000 -8.57% 8
Wales +24 24 £40,000 +10.34% 4
East Midlands +37 15 £40,000 +14.29% 3
West Midlands +12 14 £46,250 +2.78% 5
Northern Ireland -22 5 £60,000 +41.18%

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 1,612 (100.00%) Python
2 617 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
3 509 (31.58%) Django
4 459 (28.47%) Java
5 443 (27.48%) Amazon AWS
6 415 (25.74%) JavaScript
7 403 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 399 (24.75%) Linux
9 358 (22.21%) Docker
10 351 (21.77%) Finance
11 314 (19.48%) SQL
12 302 (18.73%) TDD
13 301 (18.67%) Flask
14 280 (17.37%) DevOps
15 275 (17.06%) PostgreSQL
16 266 (16.50%) Degree
17 248 (15.38%) C++
18 232 (14.39%) Computer Science
19 231 (14.33%) Git (software)
20 221 (13.71%) C#
21 208 (12.90%) HTML
22 200 (12.41%) Machine Learning
23 198 (12.28%) Microservices
24 187 (11.60%) CSS
25 181 (11.23%) Fintech
26 180 (11.17%) RESTful
27 172 (10.67%) Artificial Intelligence
28 171 (10.61%) React
29 164 (10.17%) REST
30 163 (10.11%) MySQL

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
1 111 (6.89%) Elasticsearch
2 66 (4.09%) Apache Spark
3 44 (2.73%) nginx
4 39 (2.42%) Apache
5 16 (0.99%) Ethereum
6 15 (0.93%) Zope
7 14 (0.87%) Apache Airflow
7 14 (0.87%) Tornado
8 12 (0.74%) Confluence
9 8 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.43%) Gunicorn
10 7 (0.43%) Hyperledger
10 7 (0.43%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.37%) CMS
12 4 (0.25%) GeoServer
12 4 (0.25%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.25%) WordPress
13 3 (0.19%) Luigi
13 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
1 5 (0.31%) Summit
2 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.062%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.062%) Odoo
3 1 (0.062%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 443 (27.48%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (8.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 115 (7.13%) Serverless
4 94 (5.83%) AWS Lambda
5 68 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 67 (4.16%) Amazon S3
7 59 (3.66%) Amazon SQS
8 58 (3.60%) GitHub
9 47 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (1.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 28 (1.74%) SaaS
12 22 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (1.18%) Datadog
13 19 (1.18%) Slack
14 18 (1.12%) Amazon ECS
15 16 (0.99%) G Suite
15 16 (0.99%) Office 365
16 15 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
16 15 (0.93%) PaaS
17 10 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.03%) HTTP
2 21 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 16 (0.99%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 13 (0.81%) Internet
5 7 (0.43%) DNS
6 6 (0.37%) Broadband
7 5 (0.31%) 2G
7 5 (0.31%) 3G
7 5 (0.31%) 4G
7 5 (0.31%) 5G
7 5 (0.31%) OpenFlow
7 5 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (0.25%) VPN
9 3 (0.19%) Firewall
9 3 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.19%) SSH
10 2 (0.12%) Network Security
10 2 (0.12%) Wireless
11 1 (0.062%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.062%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (17.06%) PostgreSQL
2 163 (10.11%) MySQL
3 147 (9.12%) Relational Database
4 137 (8.50%) Big Data
5 129 (8.00%) MongoDB
6 126 (7.82%) NoSQL
7 73 (4.53%) Redis
8 63 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
9 59 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 58 (3.60%) SQL Server
11 56 (3.47%) Hadoop
12 35 (2.17%) Blockchain
12 35 (2.17%) Neo4j
13 29 (1.80%) RDBMS
14 22 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (1.24%) Apache Hive
16 18 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
16 18 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (1.05%) MariaDB
18 13 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 231 (14.33%) Git (software)
2 147 (9.12%) Jenkins
3 67 (4.16%) JIRA
4 38 (2.36%) Selenium
5 30 (1.86%) Bitbucket
6 27 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (1.55%) GitLab
8 23 (1.43%) Subversion
9 20 (1.24%) Cucumber
10 18 (1.12%) WebDriver
11 17 (1.05%) Artifactory
11 17 (1.05%) Mercurial
12 16 (0.99%) Appium
12 16 (0.99%) Gatling
12 16 (0.99%) JMeter
12 16 (0.99%) NeoLoad
12 16 (0.99%) Ranorex
12 16 (0.99%) SoapUI
12 16 (0.99%) WATIR
12 16 (0.99%) WebLOAD
General
1 351 (21.77%) Finance
2 77 (4.78%) Banking
3 66 (4.09%) Marketing
4 61 (3.78%) Front Office
5 57 (3.54%) Retail
6 35 (2.17%) Public Sector
7 25 (1.55%) Games
8 22 (1.36%) Electronics
8 22 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.30%) Advertising
10 16 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.87%) Back Office
12 12 (0.74%) Law
13 10 (0.62%) Automotive
14 9 (0.56%) Legal
15 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.25%) Publishing
18 3 (0.19%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 509 (31.58%) Django
2 301 (18.67%) Flask
3 208 (12.90%) HTML
4 187 (11.60%) CSS
5 180 (11.17%) RESTful
6 171 (10.61%) React
7 164 (10.17%) REST
8 160 (9.93%) Web Services
9 149 (9.24%) AngularJS
9 149 (9.24%) Node.js
10 106 (6.58%) Pandas
11 95 (5.89%) Vue.js
12 92 (5.71%) NumPy
13 79 (4.90%) HTML5
14 69 (4.28%) SciPy
15 51 (3.16%) .NET
15 51 (3.16%) XML
16 50 (3.10%) J2EE
16 50 (3.10%) JSON
17 42 (2.61%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 101 (6.27%) Algorithms
2 79 (4.90%) Data Structures
3 78 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
3 78 (4.84%) Hedge funds
4 72 (4.47%) User Experience
5 69 (4.28%) Derivative
6 68 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
7 48 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (2.67%) Fixed Income
9 35 (2.17%) Mobile App
10 28 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
11 24 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
11 24 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 22 (1.36%) Virtual Team
13 17 (1.05%) Equities
14 16 (0.99%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
16 14 (0.87%) Robotics
17 12 (0.74%) Data Centre
17 12 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 399 (24.75%) Linux
2 56 (3.47%) Unix
3 29 (1.80%) Android
4 27 (1.67%) Windows
5 24 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.49%) CentOS
6 19 (1.18%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.50%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.25%) CoreOS
8 4 (0.25%) Fedora
9 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.12%) Robot Operating System
9 2 (0.12%) VMS
9 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.062%) Debian
10 1 (0.062%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.062%) Solaris
10 1 (0.062%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 302 (18.73%) TDD
4 280 (17.37%) DevOps
5 232 (14.39%) Computer Science
6 200 (12.41%) Machine Learning
7 198 (12.28%) Microservices
8 181 (11.23%) Fintech
9 172 (10.67%) Artificial Intelligence
10 154 (9.55%) Mathematics
11 144 (8.93%) Analytics
12 141 (8.75%) OO
13 133 (8.25%) BDD
14 132 (8.19%) Mentoring
15 127 (7.88%) Test Automation
16 126 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
17 120 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
18 116 (7.20%) Data Science
19 106 (6.58%) Scrum
20 96 (5.96%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,612 (100.00%) Python
2 459 (28.47%) Java
3 415 (25.74%) JavaScript
4 314 (19.48%) SQL
5 248 (15.38%) C++
6 221 (13.71%) C#
7 125 (7.75%) PHP
8 116 (7.20%) Go
9 81 (5.02%) Ruby
10 73 (4.53%) Scala
11 70 (4.34%) R
12 59 (3.66%) C
13 41 (2.54%) Rust
14 40 (2.48%) Shell Script
15 34 (2.11%) VBA
16 32 (1.99%) Bash Shell
17 24 (1.49%) Perl
18 18 (1.12%) Kotlin
19 16 (0.99%) Solidity
20 15 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 266 (16.50%) Degree
2 93 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (3.60%) Security Cleared
4 43 (2.67%) DV Cleared
5 30 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.99%) ISEB
6 16 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 16 (0.99%) Master's Degree
7 15 (0.93%) PhD
8 12 (0.74%) AWS Certification
8 12 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.062%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.062%) CCNA
9 1 (0.062%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.16%) QA
2 3 (0.19%) NCSC
3 1 (0.062%) GDPR
3 1 (0.062%) SEPA
3 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
System Software
1 358 (22.21%) Docker
2 9 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.50%) vSphere
4 6 (0.37%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.25%) Cronacle
6 3 (0.19%) Firmware
7 2 (0.12%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.062%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.062%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.062%) HDFS
8 1 (0.062%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.062%) LXC
8 1 (0.062%) Samba
8 1 (0.062%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 134 (8.31%) Kubernetes
2 85 (5.27%) Ansible
3 72 (4.47%) Terraform
4 17 (1.05%) Puppet
5 16 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.62%) Rancher
8 9 (0.56%) HAProxy
8 9 (0.56%) Kibana
9 8 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (0.37%) logstash
11 5 (0.31%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.25%) Control-M
12 4 (0.25%) Icinga
12 4 (0.25%) Mesos
13 2 (0.12%) Consul
13 2 (0.12%) Packer
14 1 (0.062%) Istio
14 1 (0.062%) linkerd
14 1 (0.062%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 108 (6.70%) Google
2 62 (3.85%) Oracle
3 40 (2.48%) Microsoft
4 21 (1.30%) SAP
5 18 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 10 (0.62%) Tableau
6 10 (0.62%) WorldPay
7 9 (0.56%) VMware
8 8 (0.50%) Bloomberg
8 8 (0.50%) Intel
8 8 (0.50%) Samsung
9 7 (0.43%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.37%) Birst
10 6 (0.37%) Reuters
10 6 (0.37%) Sybase
11 5 (0.31%) Splunk
12 4 (0.25%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.25%) Facebook
12 4 (0.25%) Instagram
12 4 (0.25%) Twitter