Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 343 345 383
Rank change year-on-year +2 +38 +143
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,573 1,520 1,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.90% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.93% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,378 1,388 1,556
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £33,525 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%

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 165,560 162,837 194,208
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,821 134,730 163,067
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +4 1,451 £55,000 - 315
London -23 887 £65,000 +8.33% 203
UK excluding London +51 660 £50,000 +11.11% 127
South East +59 282 £50,000 +11.11% 42
North of England +61 146 £45,000 - 25
Scotland -34 84 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Yorkshire +59 80 £49,500 -1.00% 15
East of England -1 61 £52,500 +16.67% 19
North West +21 60 £40,000 +14.29% 10
South West -41 36 £42,500 -5.56% 12
Midlands -14 32 £45,000 +50.00% 14
West Midlands +3 27 £45,000 +50.00% 14
Wales +23 11 £40,000 +77.78% 5
Northern Ireland +16 9 £45,000 - 1
North East -12 6 £37,000 +5.71%
East Midlands -18 5 £40,000 +14.29%

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 1,573 (100.00%) Python
2 634 (40.31%) Django
3 601 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
4 513 (32.61%) Linux
5 430 (27.34%) JavaScript
6 401 (25.49%) Java
7 368 (23.39%) TDD
8 367 (23.33%) SQL
9 342 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
10 339 (21.55%) Finance
11 313 (19.90%) Git (software)
12 298 (18.94%) Amazon AWS
13 283 (17.99%) HTML
14 261 (16.59%) Degree
15 254 (16.15%) C#
16 252 (16.02%) C++
16 252 (16.02%) Software Engineering
17 243 (15.45%) CSS
18 234 (14.88%) Docker
19 204 (12.97%) Flask
20 201 (12.78%) AngularJS
21 196 (12.46%) Machine Learning
22 193 (12.27%) OO
22 193 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
23 188 (11.95%) Scrum
23 188 (11.95%) Computer Science
24 182 (11.57%) DevOps
25 170 (10.81%) NoSQL
26 164 (10.43%) MySQL
27 162 (10.30%) Web Development

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
1 122 (7.76%) Elasticsearch
2 60 (3.81%) Apache Spark
3 58 (3.69%) nginx
4 34 (2.16%) Apache
5 18 (1.14%) CMS
6 13 (0.83%) MQSeries
7 11 (0.70%) Tornado
8 8 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (0.51%) Drupal
8 8 (0.51%) WordPress
9 6 (0.38%) CloudStack
9 6 (0.38%) IPython
10 5 (0.32%) Gunicorn
10 5 (0.32%) Joomla!
10 5 (0.32%) R Markdown
10 5 (0.32%) SAS
10 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.25%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.25%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 28 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.25%) Maya
3 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.13%) NUKE
5 1 (0.064%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.064%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.064%) Houdini
5 1 (0.064%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (0.38%) Magento
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 298 (18.94%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (2.48%) GitHub
4 32 (2.03%) SaaS
5 29 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (1.27%) Serverless
8 15 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
8 15 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (0.89%) Heroku
10 6 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.38%) PaaS
10 6 (0.38%) Slack
11 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.25%) DigitalOcean
12 4 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.25%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.19%) Trello
14 2 (0.13%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.72%) Internet
2 22 (1.40%) HTTP
3 7 (0.45%) SSH
3 7 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.38%) DHCP
4 6 (0.38%) DNS
4 6 (0.38%) Network Security
5 2 (0.13%) IPv4
5 2 (0.13%) Skype
5 2 (0.13%) SSL
5 2 (0.13%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.064%) AMQP
6 1 (0.064%) Broadband
6 1 (0.064%) CHAP
6 1 (0.064%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.064%) MQTT
6 1 (0.064%) Multicast
6 1 (0.064%) SAN
6 1 (0.064%) SMS
6 1 (0.064%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
2 170 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 164 (10.43%) MySQL
4 158 (10.04%) Big Data
5 139 (8.84%) MongoDB
6 131 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 83 (5.28%) Redis
8 64 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 45 (2.86%) Blockchain
9 45 (2.86%) SQL Server
10 36 (2.29%) Hadoop
11 29 (1.84%) RDBMS
12 23 (1.46%) Oracle Database
13 19 (1.21%) Bigtable
14 16 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (0.83%) GIS
15 13 (0.83%) Riak
16 11 (0.70%) Geospatial Data
17 10 (0.64%) HBase
18 8 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 313 (19.90%) Git (software)
2 118 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 46 (2.92%) Vagrant
4 39 (2.48%) Subversion
5 33 (2.10%) Selenium
6 30 (1.91%) JIRA
7 24 (1.53%) JUnit
8 21 (1.34%) WiX
9 19 (1.21%) Cucumber
10 17 (1.08%) Mercurial
11 13 (0.83%) SpecFlow
12 10 (0.64%) Bitbucket
13 9 (0.57%) Mockito
13 9 (0.57%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.51%) JMeter
14 8 (0.51%) Maven
15 6 (0.38%) Ant
15 6 (0.38%) CircleCI
16 5 (0.32%) RStudio
16 5 (0.32%) SonarQube
General
1 339 (21.55%) Finance
2 113 (7.18%) Front Office
3 104 (6.61%) Banking
4 68 (4.32%) Marketing
5 47 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 45 (2.86%) Retail
7 34 (2.16%) Financial Institution
8 33 (2.10%) Games
9 24 (1.53%) Advertising
10 14 (0.89%) Legal
11 10 (0.64%) Billing
11 10 (0.64%) Electronics
11 10 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.57%) Back Office
13 7 (0.45%) Law
13 7 (0.45%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.38%) Automotive
15 5 (0.32%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.19%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 634 (40.31%) Django
2 283 (17.99%) HTML
3 243 (15.45%) CSS
4 204 (12.97%) Flask
5 201 (12.78%) AngularJS
6 132 (8.39%) React
7 130 (8.26%) Web Services
8 112 (7.12%) jQuery
9 100 (6.36%) RESTful
10 97 (6.17%) Node.js
11 94 (5.98%) NumPy
12 93 (5.91%) REST
13 90 (5.72%) Celery
14 89 (5.66%) Pandas
14 89 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
15 85 (5.40%) .NET
16 76 (4.83%) HTML5
17 65 (4.13%) J2EE
18 58 (3.69%) JSON
19 51 (3.24%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 188 (11.95%) Computer Science
2 129 (8.20%) Fintech
3 126 (8.01%) Greenfield Project
4 109 (6.93%) Algorithms
5 81 (5.15%) Hedge funds
6 66 (4.20%) Equities
7 63 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
8 52 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 52 (3.31%) User Experience
9 47 (2.99%) Data Structures
10 44 (2.80%) Derivative
10 44 (2.80%) Mobile App
11 40 (2.54%) Fixed Income
12 39 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
13 37 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
14 20 (1.27%) Robotics
15 18 (1.14%) Virtual Team
16 16 (1.02%) Blog
16 16 (1.02%) Life Science
17 14 (0.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 513 (32.61%) Linux
2 100 (6.36%) Unix
3 35 (2.23%) Windows
4 31 (1.97%) Ubuntu
5 24 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.40%) Android
7 21 (1.34%) Mac OS
8 16 (1.02%) Debian
9 13 (0.83%) CentOS
10 9 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.19%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.064%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.064%) Robot Operating System
13 1 (0.064%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (23.39%) TDD
3 252 (16.02%) Software Engineering
4 196 (12.46%) Machine Learning
5 193 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
5 193 (12.27%) OO
6 188 (11.95%) Scrum
7 182 (11.57%) DevOps
8 162 (10.30%) Web Development
9 152 (9.66%) Microservices
10 150 (9.54%) Mathematics
11 144 (9.15%) Test Automation
12 125 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
13 121 (7.69%) Analytics
14 114 (7.25%) BDD
15 94 (5.98%) Mentoring
15 94 (5.98%) Open Source
16 92 (5.85%) SDLC
17 87 (5.53%) Unit Testing
18 80 (5.09%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,573 (100.00%) Python
2 430 (27.34%) JavaScript
3 401 (25.49%) Java
4 367 (23.33%) SQL
5 254 (16.15%) C#
6 252 (16.02%) C++
7 152 (9.66%) PHP
8 98 (6.23%) C
9 93 (5.91%) Ruby
10 62 (3.94%) Perl
11 51 (3.24%) R
12 48 (3.05%) Bash Shell
13 45 (2.86%) Go
14 36 (2.29%) Scala
15 23 (1.46%) VBA
16 16 (1.02%) XPath
17 15 (0.95%) TypeScript
18 14 (0.89%) Shell Script
19 13 (0.83%) ES6
20 12 (0.76%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 261 (16.59%) Degree
2 77 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (2.67%) PhD
4 39 (2.48%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (0.64%) Master's Degree
5 10 (0.64%) Security Cleared
6 9 (0.57%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.38%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.25%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.064%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.18%) QA
2 7 (0.45%) GDPR
3 4 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.13%) MiFID
5 1 (0.064%) GCP
5 1 (0.064%) PMO
System Software
1 234 (14.88%) Docker
2 22 (1.40%) vSphere
3 7 (0.45%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.32%) KVM
5 4 (0.25%) Samba
5 4 (0.25%) Squid
6 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.064%) Firmware
7 1 (0.064%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.064%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 59 (3.75%) Kubernetes
2 54 (3.43%) Ansible
3 50 (3.18%) Terraform
4 21 (1.34%) HAProxy
4 21 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.02%) Puppet
6 5 (0.32%) HP Fortify
7 4 (0.25%) Salt
7 4 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.19%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.19%) Packer
9 2 (0.13%) Kibana
9 2 (0.13%) logstash
10 1 (0.064%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.064%) Nessus
10 1 (0.064%) StatsD
10 1 (0.064%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (4.26%) Oracle
2 35 (2.23%) Google
3 23 (1.46%) Capita
4 20 (1.27%) Microsoft
5 19 (1.21%) Red Hat
6 14 (0.89%) Twitter
7 13 (0.83%) Sybase
8 11 (0.70%) Zend
9 9 (0.57%) Atlassian
10 8 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.45%) Cognizant
12 6 (0.38%) SAP
12 6 (0.38%) Yahoo!
13 5 (0.32%) Apigee
13 5 (0.32%) NVIDIA
13 5 (0.32%) Perforce
13 5 (0.32%) Sophos
13 5 (0.32%) Tableau
13 5 (0.32%) TOWER Software
14 4 (0.25%) Canon