The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Python Developer
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 374 508
Rank change year-on-year +44 +134  
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 771 831 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 0.79% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.82% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 689 766 477
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Python Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Python Developer in the UK

Python Developer
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 708 £55,000 +4.76% 151
London +11 493 £60,000 +9.09% 98
South East +89 89 £45,000 - 16
Scotland +58 54 £45,000 +12.50% 4
City of London -4 54 £60,000 -7.69% 25
Glasgow +43 35 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Oxfordshire +7 30 £42,500 -15.00% 6
South West +33 25 £45,000 +20.00% 12
North West -18 25 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Oxford +7 24 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Berkshire +46 23 £51,250 -24.07% 2
East of England +21 23 £50,000 +5.26% 10
East Midlands +19 20 £35,000 -6.66%
Cambridgeshire 0 18 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Yorkshire -8 18 £51,250 +13.88% 9
Leicestershire +6 16 £35,000 +3.70%
Cambridge -7 16 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Manchester -17 16 £47,500 +30.13% 2
Leicester 0 15 £35,000 +21.73%
Edinburgh - 15 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex +19 13 £50,000 - 2
Brighton +15 13 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands +32 11 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Bristol +2 11 £42,500 +30.76% 3
South Yorkshire +8 9 £60,000 +60.00% 2
West Yorkshire +2 9 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Leeds +18 8 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Hampshire +15 8 £39,250 +12.14% 1
Sheffield +7 8 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Chester 0 8 £29,000 +5.45%

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 1471 (100.00%) Python
2 576 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
3 575 (39.09%) JavaScript
4 524 (35.62%) Django
5 437 (29.71%) Java
5 437 (29.71%) Linux
6 398 (27.06%) Finance
7 353 (24.00%) HTML
8 323 (21.96%) TDD
9 309 (21.01%) SQL
10 305 (20.73%) C++
11 296 (20.12%) CSS
12 274 (18.63%) Flask
13 271 (18.42%) Degree
14 240 (16.32%) Software Engineering
15 231 (15.70%) Git (software)
16 228 (15.50%) C#
17 211 (14.34%) AngularJS
18 206 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
19 184 (12.51%) Computer Science
20 183 (12.44%) OO
21 174 (11.83%) Ruby
22 165 (11.22%) MySQL
23 154 (10.47%) Web Development
24 153 (10.40%) NoSQL
25 149 (10.13%) MongoDB
26 147 (9.99%) Mathematics
27 139 (9.45%) .NET
28 137 (9.31%) DevOps
29 136 (9.25%) Banking

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 36 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (2.24%) Apache Spark
3 32 (2.18%) nginx
4 24 (1.63%) Apache
5 20 (1.36%) Tornado
6 18 (1.22%) Confluence
7 16 (1.09%) IPython
8 12 (0.82%) CMS
9 10 (0.68%) uWSGI
10 8 (0.54%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.48%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.34%) Jetty
12 5 (0.34%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.34%) Zope
13 4 (0.27%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.27%) WordPress
14 2 (0.14%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.14%) Drupal
14 2 (0.14%) JBoss
14 2 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.27%) HipChat
3 3 (0.20%) MS Office
3 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.068%) Houdini
4 1 (0.068%) Maya
4 1 (0.068%) NUKE
4 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (0.54%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.20%) Odoo
3 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.068%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 125 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (4.96%) GitHub
3 34 (2.31%) SaaS
4 31 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (1.02%) Google App Engine
7 14 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.95%) PaaS
8 10 (0.68%) Heroku
9 9 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
10 7 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.34%) Slack
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.14%) Loggly
15 1 (0.068%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.068%) DigitalOcean
15 1 (0.068%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.76%) HTTP
2 40 (2.72%) Internet
3 14 (0.95%) DNS
4 11 (0.75%) SSL
5 8 (0.54%) DHCP
6 7 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.41%) Firewall
8 4 (0.27%) LDAP
9 3 (0.20%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.20%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.20%) VPN
10 2 (0.14%) ICMP
10 2 (0.14%) IMAP
10 2 (0.14%) IPv4
10 2 (0.14%) IPv6
10 2 (0.14%) LAN
10 2 (0.14%) POP3
10 2 (0.14%) SMTP
10 2 (0.14%) WAN
10 2 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
2 165 (11.22%) MySQL
3 153 (10.40%) NoSQL
4 149 (10.13%) MongoDB
5 120 (8.16%) Relational Database
6 109 (7.41%) Big Data
7 77 (5.23%) SQL Server
8 58 (3.94%) Redis
9 44 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
10 33 (2.24%) RDBMS
11 32 (2.18%) Hadoop
12 26 (1.77%) Data Mining
13 23 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 16 (1.09%) Apache Hive
15 13 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (0.54%) Riak
18 6 (0.41%) HBase
18 6 (0.41%) Oracle Database
18 6 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 231 (15.70%) Git (software)
2 63 (4.28%) Jenkins
3 50 (3.40%) Subversion
4 46 (3.13%) JIRA
5 29 (1.97%) Bitbucket
6 27 (1.84%) Selenium
7 26 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (1.70%) Maven
9 21 (1.43%) GitLab
10 17 (1.16%) Hudson
10 17 (1.16%) Mercurial
11 14 (0.95%) Jasmine
12 13 (0.88%) Ant
12 13 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (0.82%) TeamCity
14 11 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (0.54%) JUnit
16 7 (0.48%) Eclipse
16 7 (0.48%) PhantomJS
16 7 (0.48%) Vagrant
General
1 398 (27.06%) Finance
2 136 (9.25%) Banking
3 105 (7.14%) Marketing
4 62 (4.21%) Investment Banking
5 55 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 46 (3.13%) Front Office
7 33 (2.24%) Retail
8 24 (1.63%) Games
9 22 (1.50%) Advertising
10 21 (1.43%) Legal
11 18 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 16 (1.09%) Publishing
13 9 (0.61%) Law
13 9 (0.61%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.54%) Billing
14 8 (0.54%) Electronics
15 7 (0.48%) Back Office
16 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 524 (35.62%) Django
2 353 (24.00%) HTML
3 296 (20.12%) CSS
4 274 (18.63%) Flask
5 211 (14.34%) AngularJS
6 139 (9.45%) .NET
7 118 (8.02%) HTML5
8 112 (7.61%) RESTful
9 107 (7.27%) REST
10 106 (7.21%) Node.js
11 99 (6.73%) Web Services
12 95 (6.46%) CSS3
13 92 (6.25%) jQuery
14 80 (5.44%) NumPy
15 76 (5.17%) Pyramid
16 74 (5.03%) RabbitMQ
17 72 (4.89%) Pandas
18 70 (4.76%) Celery
18 70 (4.76%) J2EE
19 66 (4.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 184 (12.51%) Computer Science
2 121 (8.23%) Fintech
3 101 (6.87%) Algorithms
4 87 (5.91%) Hedge funds
5 74 (5.03%) Data Structures
6 70 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 55 (3.74%) Mobile App
8 49 (3.33%) User Experience
9 38 (2.58%) Client/Server
10 20 (1.36%) Derivative
11 19 (1.29%) Reference Data
12 18 (1.22%) Blog
13 17 (1.16%) Device Driver
13 17 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (1.09%) CUDA
15 14 (0.95%) Market Risk
16 12 (0.82%) Equities
16 12 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
16 12 (0.82%) Social Media
16 12 (0.82%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 437 (29.71%) Linux
2 91 (6.19%) Unix
3 57 (3.87%) Windows
4 30 (2.04%) Android
5 27 (1.84%) Apple iOS
5 27 (1.84%) Ubuntu
6 17 (1.16%) Debian
7 5 (0.34%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.20%) CentOS
9 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.20%) Solaris
10 2 (0.14%) Fedora
11 1 (0.068%) AIX
11 1 (0.068%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (21.96%) TDD
3 240 (16.32%) Software Engineering
4 183 (12.44%) OO
5 154 (10.47%) Web Development
6 147 (9.99%) Mathematics
7 137 (9.31%) DevOps
8 135 (9.18%) Scrum
9 134 (9.11%) MVC
10 127 (8.63%) BDD
11 118 (8.02%) Open Source
12 117 (7.95%) Machine Learning
13 113 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
14 103 (7.00%) Analytics
15 95 (6.46%) SDLC
16 92 (6.25%) E-Commerce
17 72 (4.89%) Unit Testing
18 70 (4.76%) Microservices
19 59 (4.01%) OOP
20 56 (3.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1471 (100.00%) Python
2 575 (39.09%) JavaScript
3 437 (29.71%) Java
4 309 (21.01%) SQL
5 305 (20.73%) C++
6 228 (15.50%) C#
7 174 (11.83%) Ruby
8 107 (7.27%) Go
9 104 (7.07%) PHP
10 91 (6.19%) C
11 75 (5.10%) Scala
12 57 (3.87%) Perl
13 37 (2.52%) R
14 17 (1.16%) Clojure
14 17 (1.16%) VBA
15 15 (1.02%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.68%) Lua
17 8 (0.54%) Groovy
17 8 (0.54%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 271 (18.42%) Degree
2 36 (2.45%) PhD
3 6 (0.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.34%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.068%) CCA
5 1 (0.068%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.068%) MCSA
5 1 (0.068%) MCSD
5 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.068%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.67%) QA
2 5 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.14%) GCP
3 2 (0.14%) ISO13485
3 2 (0.14%) SDET
4 1 (0.068%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 99 (6.73%) Docker
2 18 (1.22%) Firmware
3 7 (0.48%) Samba
3 7 (0.48%) Squid
4 5 (0.34%) Varnish
5 3 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.14%) HDFS
6 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (2.52%) Ansible
2 24 (1.63%) Puppet
3 14 (0.95%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.41%) Oozie
6 5 (0.34%) Kibana
7 4 (0.27%) logstash
8 3 (0.20%) Grafana
8 3 (0.20%) Terraform
9 2 (0.14%) Mesos
9 2 (0.14%) Salt
10 1 (0.068%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.068%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.068%) SELinux
10 1 (0.068%) StatsD
Vendors
1 69 (4.69%) Oracle
2 44 (2.99%) Google
3 19 (1.29%) Sybase
4 11 (0.75%) Microsoft
5 10 (0.68%) Facebook
5 10 (0.68%) Twitter
6 8 (0.54%) SAP
7 7 (0.48%) Adobe
7 7 (0.48%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.34%) Apigee
8 5 (0.34%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.34%) SaltStack
8 5 (0.34%) Splunk
9 4 (0.27%) Tableau
9 4 (0.27%) Yahoo!
10 3 (0.20%) Apiary
10 3 (0.20%) MEDITECH
10 3 (0.20%) New Relic
10 3 (0.20%) VMware
11 2 (0.14%) Palo Alto
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Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £55,000 - £75,000 +benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive
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London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Perks
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £40,000 - £80,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 36 days holiday + lots more!
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, pension, health ins
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + stock / bonus / benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Share Options + 2 days from home
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: £40,000+
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
RBW Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago