Period
to 19 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £70,000 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 Engineer
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 441 561 612
Rank change year-on-year +120 +51 +117
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 950 815 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.50% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 852 720 619
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,001
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £82,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +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 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 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 19 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Python Engineer in the UK

Python Engineer
Top 13 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 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 +151 915 £70,000 +12.00% 139
London +160 667 £75,000 +7.14% 93
UK excluding London -17 275 £47,500 -9.52% 50
South East +15 103 £45,000 -14.29% 12
North of England +35 51 £50,000 +17.65% 9
East of England +18 46 £55,000 -4.35% 17
South West +20 40 £50,000 +25.00% 4
North West +29 33 £60,000 +41.18% 6
Scotland -17 28 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Yorkshire -3 18 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Midlands +34 9 £55,000 +22.22% 4
West Midlands +25 7 £53,000 +17.78% 2
East Midlands +29 2 £55,000 -21.43% 2

Python Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 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
2 459 (48.32%) Amazon AWS
3 353 (37.16%) DevOps
4 348 (36.63%) Linux
5 330 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
6 324 (34.11%) Software Engineering
7 260 (27.37%) Java
8 252 (26.53%) SQL
9 250 (26.32%) Docker
10 213 (22.42%) Finance
11 210 (22.11%) Machine Learning
12 189 (19.89%) Kubernetes
13 178 (18.74%) Big Data
14 165 (17.37%) Data Science
15 162 (17.05%) Google Cloud Platform
16 151 (15.89%) C++
17 141 (14.84%) NoSQL
18 140 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
19 139 (14.63%) Jenkins
20 135 (14.21%) Analytics
20 135 (14.21%) Apache Spark
21 128 (13.47%) Microservices
22 125 (13.16%) Terraform
23 124 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
23 124 (13.05%) Degree
24 123 (12.95%) Artificial Intelligence
25 120 (12.63%) Go
26 111 (11.68%) C#
26 111 (11.68%) JavaScript
27 110 (11.58%) Hadoop

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
1 135 (14.21%) Apache Spark
2 69 (7.26%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (2.53%) Apache
3 24 (2.53%) Confluence
4 23 (2.42%) Apache Pig
4 23 (2.42%) nginx
5 11 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
6 8 (0.84%) MQSeries
7 7 (0.74%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.42%) GeoServer
9 3 (0.32%) Luigi
10 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.21%) SAS
10 2 (0.21%) Tornado
11 1 (0.11%) IIS
11 1 (0.11%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.32%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.32%) SPSS
2 3 (0.32%) Stata
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) NASTRAN
3 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.11%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 459 (48.32%) Amazon AWS
2 162 (17.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 140 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 73 (7.68%) Serverless
5 64 (6.74%) Amazon S3
6 58 (6.11%) AWS Lambda
7 36 (3.79%) Amazon SQS
7 36 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 26 (2.74%) Amazon ECS
11 24 (2.53%) AWS Fargate
12 23 (2.42%) Power Platform
13 16 (1.68%) SaaS
14 15 (1.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 15 (1.58%) Amazon EMR
15 14 (1.47%) Google Analytics
16 9 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
17 8 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 8 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.47%) DNS
3 11 (1.16%) HTTP
4 10 (1.05%) VPN
5 6 (0.63%) Firewall
6 5 (0.53%) Internet
6 5 (0.53%) SSH
7 3 (0.32%) Broadband
7 3 (0.32%) Network Security
8 2 (0.21%) BGP
8 2 (0.21%) OSPF
8 2 (0.21%) SSL
9 1 (0.11%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.11%) LTE
9 1 (0.11%) MPLS
9 1 (0.11%) MQTT
9 1 (0.11%) RS-232
9 1 (0.11%) RS-485
9 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (18.74%) Big Data
2 141 (14.84%) NoSQL
3 110 (11.58%) Hadoop
4 104 (10.95%) PostgreSQL
5 66 (6.95%) MySQL
6 65 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
7 59 (6.21%) MongoDB
8 51 (5.37%) Apache Hive
9 49 (5.16%) Relational Database
10 35 (3.68%) Amazon RDS
11 33 (3.47%) SQL Server
12 31 (3.26%) Redis
13 27 (2.84%) Amazon Athena
14 24 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 23 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
15 23 (2.42%) Power BI
16 19 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
16 19 (2.00%) BigQuery
16 19 (2.00%) HBase
17 17 (1.79%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 139 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 96 (10.11%) Git (software)
3 71 (7.47%) JIRA
4 33 (3.47%) Maven
5 31 (3.26%) GitLab
6 22 (2.32%) Artifactory
6 22 (2.32%) Bitbucket
7 19 (2.00%) Subversion
8 16 (1.68%) Gradle
9 15 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (1.58%) Selenium
10 10 (1.05%) Ant
10 10 (1.05%) Travis CI
11 9 (0.95%) Bitbucket Server
11 9 (0.95%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.84%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.74%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.74%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.63%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.63%) Grunt
General
1 213 (22.42%) Finance
2 51 (5.37%) Law
3 36 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.16%) Banking
5 26 (2.74%) Retail
6 16 (1.68%) Front Office
7 9 (0.95%) Electronics
7 9 (0.95%) Marketing
7 9 (0.95%) Public Sector
8 8 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.84%) Military
9 7 (0.74%) Advertising
9 7 (0.74%) Billing
9 7 (0.74%) Games
9 7 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.21%) Automotive
10 2 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (9.68%) Django
2 87 (9.16%) Web Services
3 78 (8.21%) REST
4 77 (8.11%) Kafka
5 58 (6.11%) Node.js
6 49 (5.16%) Flask
7 47 (4.95%) Pandas
7 47 (4.95%) React
8 46 (4.84%) RESTful
9 42 (4.42%) PySpark
10 39 (4.11%) HTML
11 35 (3.68%) Elastic Stack
12 34 (3.58%) AngularJS
13 32 (3.37%) CSS
13 32 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
14 31 (3.26%) .NET
15 30 (3.16%) NumPy
16 26 (2.74%) pytest
17 25 (2.63%) scikit-learn
18 24 (2.53%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.47%) Algorithms
2 50 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 47 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
4 40 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.37%) User Experience
6 27 (2.84%) Cloud Native
7 19 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
7 19 (2.00%) Public Cloud
8 16 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (1.47%) Robotics
11 13 (1.37%) Spread Betting
12 11 (1.16%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.05%) Fixed Income
14 8 (0.84%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.74%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (0.63%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.63%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 348 (36.63%) Linux
2 66 (6.95%) Unix
3 45 (4.74%) Windows
4 31 (3.26%) CentOS
5 27 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (2.32%) Android
7 19 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 19 (2.00%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.05%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.95%) Debian
10 4 (0.42%) Fedora
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (37.16%) DevOps
2 330 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (34.11%) Software Engineering
4 210 (22.11%) Machine Learning
5 165 (17.37%) Data Science
6 135 (14.21%) Analytics
7 128 (13.47%) Microservices
8 124 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
9 123 (12.95%) Artificial Intelligence
10 99 (10.42%) TDD
11 95 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 83 (8.74%) ETL
13 81 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
14 77 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
15 76 (8.00%) Data Engineering
15 76 (8.00%) Open Source
16 74 (7.79%) Computer Science
17 67 (7.05%) Configuration Management
18 62 (6.53%) Scrum
19 60 (6.32%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 950 (100.00%) Python
2 260 (27.37%) Java
3 252 (26.53%) SQL
4 151 (15.89%) C++
5 120 (12.63%) Go
6 111 (11.68%) C#
6 111 (11.68%) JavaScript
7 102 (10.74%) Scala
8 71 (7.47%) C
9 54 (5.68%) Ruby
10 50 (5.26%) Bash Shell
11 36 (3.79%) R
12 31 (3.26%) PHP
13 24 (2.53%) MATLAB
14 21 (2.21%) Perl
15 19 (2.00%) Haskell
16 12 (1.26%) Kotlin
17 10 (1.05%) Groovy
17 10 (1.05%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 124 (13.05%) Degree
2 66 (6.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 36 (3.79%) AWS Certification
5 30 (3.16%) DV Cleared
6 28 (2.95%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.68%) ISEB
7 16 (1.68%) ISTQB
8 15 (1.58%) PhD
9 8 (0.84%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.63%) CCNP
11 6 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.11%) MCSA
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.63%) QA
2 17 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.21%) NCSC
System Software
1 250 (26.32%) Docker
2 18 (1.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (0.74%) Cronacle
4 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.32%) HDFS
5 3 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.21%) Firmware
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 189 (19.89%) Kubernetes
2 125 (13.16%) Terraform
3 101 (10.63%) Ansible
4 55 (5.79%) Puppet
5 26 (2.74%) Prometheus
6 23 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (2.00%) Packer
8 16 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (1.47%) Kibana
10 13 (1.37%) Oozie
11 11 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (1.05%) Nagios
13 7 (0.74%) Control-M
14 6 (0.63%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.53%) Marathon
15 5 (0.53%) Mesos
16 4 (0.42%) Grafana
17 2 (0.21%) Cloudify
17 2 (0.21%) Rancher
18 1 (0.11%) systemd
Vendors
1 91 (9.58%) Google
2 40 (4.21%) Cloudera
3 28 (2.95%) Tableau
4 26 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 24 (2.53%) Oracle
6 15 (1.58%) Microsoft
7 10 (1.05%) Alteryx
7 10 (1.05%) Atlassian
8 7 (0.74%) Informatica
8 7 (0.74%) New Relic
9 6 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.63%) Talend
10 5 (0.53%) Databricks
10 5 (0.53%) MapR
10 5 (0.53%) SAP
10 5 (0.53%) VMware
11 3 (0.32%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.32%) Facebook
11 3 (0.32%) PagerDuty
12 2 (0.21%) Splunk