Period
to 20 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

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

Python Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 417 502 572
Rank change year-on-year +85 +70 +109
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 950 907 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.58% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 831 819 740
UK median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £92,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.54% -1.00% +8.11%

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 130,415 156,401 172,724
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.59% 95.87% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 104,392 125,963 138,601
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Python Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Python Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Python Engineer in the UK

Python Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python Engineer.

Salary trend for Python Engineer in the UK

Python Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Engineer over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Python Engineer in the UK

Python Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +111 916 £72,500 +11.54% 170
London +140 722 £78,500 +12.14% 100
UK excluding London -77 225 £51,250 +3.54% 75
South East +14 81 £46,250 -7.50% 19
North of England +36 41 £55,000 +29.41% 9
East of England +1 34 £60,000 +4.35% 27
South West +7 29 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Scotland -37 28 £48,750 +8.33% 3
North West +42 20 £60,000 +26.32% 2
Yorkshire +13 20 £52,500 +23.53% 7
Midlands +47 11 £60,000 +50.00% 6
West Midlands +46 7 £60,000 +14.29% 5
East Midlands +21 4 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Wales - 3 £40,000 - 2
North East +17 1 £42,500 -5.56%

Python Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, Python Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 950 (100.00%) Python
2 498 (52.42%) AWS
3 363 (38.21%) Software Engineering
4 345 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
5 302 (31.79%) DevOps
6 262 (27.58%) Docker
7 259 (27.26%) Java
8 254 (26.74%) Linux
9 219 (23.05%) Finance
10 218 (22.95%) SQL
11 198 (20.84%) Machine Learning
12 192 (20.21%) Big Data
13 191 (20.11%) Kubernetes
14 190 (20.00%) Microservices
15 157 (16.53%) Data Science
16 144 (15.16%) GCP
17 143 (15.05%) Analytics
18 136 (14.32%) Artificial Intelligence
19 133 (14.00%) Terraform
20 123 (12.95%) Web Services
21 120 (12.63%) Jenkins
22 119 (12.53%) JavaScript
23 117 (12.32%) Azure
24 113 (11.89%) NoSQL
25 112 (11.79%) Google
26 105 (11.05%) Git (software)
27 102 (10.74%) Django
27 102 (10.74%) Ansible
28 99 (10.42%) Apache Spark
29 96 (10.11%) R

Python Engineer 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 99 (10.42%) Apache Spark
2 46 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (1.89%) Apache
4 15 (1.58%) nginx
5 14 (1.47%) Confluence
6 9 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
7 8 (0.84%) GeoServer
8 6 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.32%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.32%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.21%) Luigi
11 1 (0.11%) JBoss
11 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.21%) Simulink
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.95%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.11%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 498 (52.42%) AWS
2 144 (15.16%) GCP
3 117 (12.32%) Azure
4 83 (8.74%) Serverless
5 79 (8.32%) Amazon S3
6 71 (7.47%) AWS Lambda
7 67 (7.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 57 (6.00%) Amazon SQS
9 53 (5.58%) Amazon EC2
10 47 (4.95%) Amazon ECS
11 39 (4.11%) OpenShift
12 31 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (2.11%) Power Platform
14 19 (2.00%) SaaS
15 16 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (1.47%) Google Analytics
17 13 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
17 13 (1.37%) AWS Fargate
17 13 (1.37%) IaaS
18 11 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.89%) HTTP
3 12 (1.26%) DNS
4 10 (1.05%) VPN
5 7 (0.74%) FIX Connectivity
6 6 (0.63%) Firewall
6 6 (0.63%) Internet
7 5 (0.53%) Network Security
8 3 (0.32%) Broadband
8 3 (0.32%) Wireless
9 2 (0.21%) BGP
9 2 (0.21%) LAN
9 2 (0.21%) OSPF
9 2 (0.21%) WAN
9 2 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (0.11%) MQTT
10 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (20.21%) Big Data
2 113 (11.89%) NoSQL
3 94 (9.89%) PostgreSQL
4 75 (7.89%) Hadoop
5 58 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (6.00%) Amazon RDS
7 43 (4.53%) MongoDB
7 43 (4.53%) Relational Database
8 42 (4.42%) Amazon Redshift
9 32 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 29 (3.05%) MySQL
11 27 (2.84%) Apache Hive
12 23 (2.42%) Redis
13 20 (2.11%) Amazon Athena
13 20 (2.11%) Power BI
14 17 (1.79%) Blockchain
15 16 (1.68%) SQL Server
16 15 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (1.58%) BigQuery
16 15 (1.58%) Looker
Development Applications
1 120 (12.63%) Jenkins
2 105 (11.05%) Git (software)
3 52 (5.47%) JIRA
4 34 (3.58%) Artifactory
5 29 (3.05%) GitLab
6 17 (1.79%) Bitbucket
7 16 (1.68%) Selenium
8 11 (1.16%) CircleCI
8 11 (1.16%) WebDriver
9 10 (1.05%) Subversion
10 9 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (0.95%) webpack
11 6 (0.63%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.63%) Grunt
11 6 (0.63%) gulp
11 6 (0.63%) Maven
11 6 (0.63%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.63%) Travis CI
12 5 (0.53%) JMeter
13 4 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 219 (23.05%) Finance
2 46 (4.84%) Retail
3 44 (4.63%) Front Office
4 32 (3.37%) Banking
5 25 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.47%) Games
6 14 (1.47%) Marketing
7 12 (1.26%) Law
8 10 (1.05%) Electronics
9 9 (0.95%) Advertising
10 8 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.74%) Billing
12 5 (0.53%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.32%) Automotive
13 3 (0.32%) Military
14 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Legal
14 2 (0.21%) Local Government
15 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (12.95%) Web Services
2 102 (10.74%) Django
3 92 (9.68%) REST
4 70 (7.37%) Node.js
5 58 (6.11%) Flask
5 58 (6.11%) HTML
6 56 (5.89%) React
7 54 (5.68%) Kafka
8 50 (5.26%) CSS
9 41 (4.32%) J2EE
9 41 (4.32%) RESTful
10 40 (4.21%) PySpark
11 36 (3.79%) AngularJS
12 32 (3.37%) Pandas
13 28 (2.95%) NumPy
13 28 (2.95%) TensorFlow
14 27 (2.84%) scikit-learn
15 25 (2.63%) HTML5
15 25 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
16 23 (2.42%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 74 (7.79%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (5.89%) Algorithms
3 42 (4.42%) Fixed Income
4 39 (4.11%) Data Structures
5 25 (2.63%) Cloud Native
6 21 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (2.21%) Public Cloud
7 20 (2.11%) User Experience
8 17 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.47%) Hedge funds
11 12 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (1.16%) Renewable Energy
13 9 (0.95%) Robotics
14 7 (0.74%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.74%) Derivative
14 7 (0.74%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
15 6 (0.63%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 254 (26.74%) Linux
2 49 (5.16%) Unix
3 40 (4.21%) Windows
4 26 (2.74%) CentOS
5 15 (1.58%) Android
6 13 (1.37%) Mac OS X
6 13 (1.37%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.26%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.84%) Fedora
10 5 (0.53%) Debian
11 4 (0.42%) Solaris
12 2 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (38.21%) Software Engineering
2 345 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
3 302 (31.79%) DevOps
4 198 (20.84%) Machine Learning
5 190 (20.00%) Microservices
6 157 (16.53%) Data Science
7 143 (15.05%) Analytics
8 136 (14.32%) Artificial Intelligence
9 90 (9.47%) Fintech
10 85 (8.95%) Test Automation
11 83 (8.74%) Data Engineering
12 82 (8.63%) Asset Management
12 82 (8.63%) Mentoring
13 78 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
14 77 (8.11%) TDD
15 71 (7.47%) Computer Science
15 71 (7.47%) ETL
15 71 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
16 70 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
17 64 (6.74%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 950 (100.00%) Python
2 259 (27.26%) Java
3 218 (22.95%) SQL
4 119 (12.53%) JavaScript
5 96 (10.11%) R
6 94 (9.89%) Go
7 93 (9.79%) C++
8 87 (9.16%) Scala
9 76 (8.00%) C#
10 53 (5.58%) C
11 43 (4.53%) Bash Shell
12 38 (4.00%) Ruby
13 23 (2.42%) PHP
14 18 (1.89%) TypeScript
15 17 (1.79%) Perl
16 14 (1.47%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.16%) Kotlin
18 10 (1.05%) Shell Script
19 9 (0.95%) Clojure
19 9 (0.95%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 91 (9.58%) Degree
2 51 (5.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.47%) PhD
6 8 (0.84%) ISEB
6 8 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.74%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.32%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.21%) CCNP
9 2 (0.21%) CFA
9 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.11%) CCIE
10 1 (0.11%) CISSP
10 1 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.53%) QA
2 12 (1.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 262 (27.58%) Docker
2 8 (0.84%) Cronacle
3 6 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.32%) Firmware
6 3 (0.32%) HDFS
7 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 191 (20.11%) Kubernetes
2 133 (14.00%) Terraform
3 102 (10.74%) Ansible
4 54 (5.68%) Puppet
5 34 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.68%) Prometheus
7 10 (1.05%) Kibana
7 10 (1.05%) Packer
8 8 (0.84%) Control-M
9 7 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.63%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.53%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.42%) Istio
13 3 (0.32%) Grafana
13 3 (0.32%) Nagios
13 3 (0.32%) Oozie
14 2 (0.21%) Mesos
14 2 (0.21%) Rancher
14 2 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 112 (11.79%) Google
2 29 (3.05%) Oracle
3 27 (2.84%) Red Hat
4 23 (2.42%) Tableau
5 12 (1.26%) Atlassian
6 11 (1.16%) Microsoft
7 8 (0.84%) Databricks
8 6 (0.63%) Alteryx
8 6 (0.63%) Informatica
8 6 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.63%) SAP
8 6 (0.63%) Splunk
9 5 (0.53%) Bloomberg
9 5 (0.53%) Sybase
10 4 (0.42%) Cloudera
10 4 (0.42%) Facebook
10 4 (0.42%) Reuters
10 4 (0.42%) Talend
11 3 (0.32%) CQG
11 3 (0.32%) Trayport