Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 308 338 373
Rank change year-on-year +30 +35 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 1,660 1,649 1,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.99% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,509 1,472 1,293
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £97,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +13.10% +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 145,617 166,862 168,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.20% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116,393 135,777 140,246
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 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 +32 1,562 £60,000 +9.09% 363
London +24 1,021 £70,000 +12.00% 241
UK excluding London +43 615 £50,000 +5.26% 132
South East +49 255 £50,000 - 34
North of England +47 120 £45,000 -5.26% 35
East of England +1 79 £52,500 - 31
South West +46 64 £37,500 -6.25% 15
North West +55 54 £55,000 +25.71% 19
Yorkshire -1 51 £45,000 -5.26% 15
Scotland -17 33 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Northern Ireland +5 26 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Midlands +20 22 £39,000 +30.00% 7
Wales +20 16 £35,000 +16.67% 3
North East +16 15 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands +15 13 £35,000 - 5
East Midlands +26 9 £39,000 +52.94% 2

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 1,660 (100.00%) Python
2 628 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
3 603 (36.33%) Django
4 505 (30.42%) JavaScript
5 450 (27.11%) Finance
6 428 (25.78%) Linux
7 417 (25.12%) Java
8 371 (22.35%) SQL
9 365 (21.99%) Software Engineering
10 313 (18.86%) Git (software)
11 312 (18.80%) PostgreSQL
12 305 (18.37%) C++
13 287 (17.29%) TDD
14 286 (17.23%) Amazon AWS
15 271 (16.33%) Computer Science
16 257 (15.48%) HTML
17 256 (15.42%) C#
18 247 (14.88%) Machine Learning
19 243 (14.64%) Degree
20 240 (14.46%) Docker
21 234 (14.10%) CSS
22 225 (13.55%) AngularJS
23 222 (13.37%) Flask
24 218 (13.13%) OO
25 216 (13.01%) React
26 211 (12.71%) Algorithms
27 200 (12.05%) MySQL
28 197 (11.87%) NoSQL
29 193 (11.63%) Mathematics
30 190 (11.45%) Microservices

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
1 126 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
2 55 (3.31%) Apache Spark
3 45 (2.71%) nginx
4 31 (1.87%) Apache
5 12 (0.72%) IIS
6 11 (0.66%) Confluence
6 11 (0.66%) Tornado
7 10 (0.60%) CMS
8 9 (0.54%) Ethereum
9 8 (0.48%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.42%) Gunicorn
11 5 (0.30%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.18%) IPython
12 3 (0.18%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.18%) Luigi
12 3 (0.18%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.18%) SAS
13 2 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.12%) uWSGI
Applications
1 12 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.30%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.12%) SPSS
4 2 (0.12%) Stata
5 1 (0.060%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (1.57%) Odoo
2 8 (0.48%) Ripple
3 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.30%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.24%) Magento
5 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.060%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.060%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 286 (17.23%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 43 (2.59%) Serverless
5 37 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
6 24 (1.45%) SaaS
7 23 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
8 19 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (1.08%) GitHub
10 15 (0.90%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.30%) Amazon Alexa
13 5 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.30%) npm
13 5 (0.30%) Office 365
14 4 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 4 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.24%) AWS Fargate
14 4 (0.24%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.75%) HTTP
2 15 (0.90%) Internet
3 9 (0.54%) iBeacon
3 9 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.54%) Wireless
4 5 (0.30%) Broadband
4 5 (0.30%) Firewall
5 3 (0.18%) AMQP
5 3 (0.18%) DNS
5 3 (0.18%) Network Security
5 3 (0.18%) SSH
5 3 (0.18%) SSL
6 2 (0.12%) DHCP
6 2 (0.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.12%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.12%) VPN
7 1 (0.060%) LAN
7 1 (0.060%) MQTT
7 1 (0.060%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (18.80%) PostgreSQL
2 200 (12.05%) MySQL
3 197 (11.87%) NoSQL
4 165 (9.94%) Relational Database
5 149 (8.98%) MongoDB
6 113 (6.81%) Big Data
7 93 (5.60%) Redis
8 65 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 62 (3.73%) SQL Server
10 49 (2.95%) Hadoop
11 38 (2.29%) CouchDB
11 38 (2.29%) RDBMS
12 24 (1.45%) KDB
13 23 (1.39%) Blockchain
14 21 (1.27%) GIS
15 16 (0.96%) Kdb+
16 15 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.84%) Neo4j
18 12 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 12 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 313 (18.86%) Git (software)
2 159 (9.58%) Jenkins
3 46 (2.77%) Subversion
4 42 (2.53%) Selenium
5 37 (2.23%) JIRA
6 34 (2.05%) Mercurial
7 25 (1.51%) GitLab
8 20 (1.20%) Vagrant
9 16 (0.96%) webpack
10 10 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (0.60%) Bitbucket
11 9 (0.54%) gulp
12 8 (0.48%) Robot Framework
13 6 (0.36%) CircleCI
13 6 (0.36%) Maven
13 6 (0.36%) Travis CI
14 5 (0.30%) SonarQube
14 5 (0.30%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.30%) WiX
15 4 (0.24%) git-flow
General
1 450 (27.11%) Finance
2 121 (7.29%) Banking
3 111 (6.69%) Front Office
4 58 (3.49%) Marketing
5 45 (2.71%) Retail
6 35 (2.11%) Law
7 27 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.57%) Games
9 25 (1.51%) Advertising
9 25 (1.51%) Electronics
10 22 (1.33%) Telecoms
11 21 (1.27%) Manufacturing
12 17 (1.02%) Publishing
13 9 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.54%) Legal
13 9 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.12%) Back Office
14 2 (0.12%) Billing
14 2 (0.12%) Military
14 2 (0.12%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 603 (36.33%) Django
2 257 (15.48%) HTML
3 234 (14.10%) CSS
4 225 (13.55%) AngularJS
5 222 (13.37%) Flask
6 216 (13.01%) React
7 163 (9.82%) REST
8 143 (8.61%) RESTful
9 132 (7.95%) Node.js
10 131 (7.89%) Web Services
11 82 (4.94%) HTML5
12 77 (4.64%) jQuery
13 72 (4.34%) Vue.js
14 71 (4.28%) RabbitMQ
15 68 (4.10%) Pandas
16 66 (3.98%) NumPy
17 64 (3.86%) .NET
18 53 (3.19%) Celery
19 44 (2.65%) CSS3
20 38 (2.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 211 (12.71%) Algorithms
2 153 (9.22%) Fintech
3 136 (8.19%) User Experience
4 120 (7.23%) Hedge funds
5 112 (6.75%) Data Structures
6 89 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
7 87 (5.24%) Derivative
8 72 (4.34%) Equities
9 70 (4.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 55 (3.31%) Fixed Income
11 48 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
12 40 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
13 26 (1.57%) Mobile App
14 24 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
15 20 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
16 18 (1.08%) Life Science
17 15 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
17 15 (0.90%) Robotics
18 13 (0.78%) Market Risk
19 10 (0.60%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 428 (25.78%) Linux
2 81 (4.88%) Unix
3 52 (3.13%) Android
4 50 (3.01%) Ubuntu
5 38 (2.29%) Windows
6 32 (1.93%) Apple iOS
7 16 (0.96%) Debian
8 9 (0.54%) CentOS
9 8 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.24%) Fedora
10 4 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.24%) SUSE
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (21.99%) Software Engineering
3 287 (17.29%) TDD
4 271 (16.33%) Computer Science
5 247 (14.88%) Machine Learning
6 218 (13.13%) OO
7 193 (11.63%) Mathematics
8 190 (11.45%) DevOps
8 190 (11.45%) Microservices
9 184 (11.08%) Artificial Intelligence
9 184 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
10 175 (10.54%) Scrum
11 140 (8.43%) Analytics
12 126 (7.59%) Test Automation
13 124 (7.47%) Web Development
14 117 (7.05%) BDD
15 113 (6.81%) Open Source
16 106 (6.39%) Problem-Solving
17 97 (5.84%) Data Science
18 93 (5.60%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 1,660 (100.00%) Python
2 505 (30.42%) JavaScript
3 417 (25.12%) Java
4 371 (22.35%) SQL
5 305 (18.37%) C++
6 256 (15.42%) C#
7 133 (8.01%) Go
8 112 (6.75%) C
9 91 (5.48%) PHP
10 78 (4.70%) Ruby
11 67 (4.04%) R
12 50 (3.01%) Scala
13 39 (2.35%) Bash Shell
14 32 (1.93%) Perl
15 22 (1.33%) ES6
16 20 (1.20%) Cython
16 20 (1.20%) Kotlin
16 20 (1.20%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.14%) TypeScript
18 18 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 243 (14.64%) Degree
2 83 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 28 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
5 26 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.14%) Master's Degree
7 17 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.96%) PhD
9 12 (0.72%) MPhil
10 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.060%) CFA
11 1 (0.060%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.060%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.060%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.89%) QA
2 1 (0.060%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.060%) MiFID
System Software
1 240 (14.46%) Docker
2 12 (0.72%) vSphere
3 6 (0.36%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.18%) Xen
5 2 (0.12%) NFS
6 1 (0.060%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.060%) LXC
6 1 (0.060%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 100 (6.02%) Kubernetes
2 70 (4.22%) Ansible
3 22 (1.33%) Terraform
4 11 (0.66%) HAProxy
5 7 (0.42%) Kibana
5 7 (0.42%) logstash
5 7 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.42%) Packer
6 5 (0.30%) Puppet
7 2 (0.12%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.060%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.060%) Salt
Vendors
1 78 (4.70%) Google
2 38 (2.29%) Oracle
3 36 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 27 (1.63%) SAP
5 19 (1.14%) Reuters
6 15 (0.90%) Bloomberg
6 15 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 9 (0.54%) Facebook
8 8 (0.48%) Samsung
9 7 (0.42%) New Relic
9 7 (0.42%) VMware
10 6 (0.36%) Apple
11 5 (0.30%) Birst
11 5 (0.30%) Rackspace
11 5 (0.30%) Tableau
11 5 (0.30%) Twitter
11 5 (0.30%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.24%) Perforce
12 4 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.18%) IBM