Period
to 28 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

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
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 333 295 450
Rank change year-on-year -38 +155 +132
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 1,103 743 979
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 1.07% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.12% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 891 646 886
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £38,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +12.50%
75th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £126,250 £119,375 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -9.52%

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 103,036 66,047 138,071
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.23% 95.02% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73,260 53,902 111,627
10th Percentile £31,986 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Python Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Engineer in the UK

Python Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python Engineer.

Salary trend for Python Engineer in the UK

Python Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python Engineer over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Python Engineer in the UK

Python Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 28 July 2021. 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 -34 1,047 £75,000 +3.45% 198
London -17 766 £85,000 +6.25% 137
UK excluding London -97 288 £55,000 +4.76% 69
Work from Home -84 203 £82,500 +53.49% 52
North of England -36 84 £52,500 -2.23% 10
South East -119 61 £60,000 +16.50% 19
East of England -11 55 £60,000 +20.00% 17
Yorkshire -41 51 £55,000 +4.76% 6
North West -30 33 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Midlands -62 32 £57,500 +4.55% 6
South West -59 29 £47,500 +5.56% 8
West Midlands -73 26 £57,500 +4.55% 6
Northern Ireland - 17 £80,000 - 1
Scotland -88 7 £48,750 -2.50% 4
East Midlands -42 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Wales -19 3 £45,000 -10.00% 4

Python Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 1,103 (100.00%) Python
2 611 (55.39%) AWS
3 599 (54.31%) Software Engineering
4 491 (44.51%) SQL
5 383 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
6 362 (32.82%) Java
7 351 (31.82%) Finance
8 297 (26.93%) Kubernetes
9 289 (26.20%) Docker
10 266 (24.12%) Web Services
11 263 (23.84%) Serverless
12 262 (23.75%) Microservices
13 255 (23.12%) JavaScript
14 252 (22.85%) PostgreSQL
15 222 (20.13%) AWS Lambda
16 221 (20.04%) React
17 211 (19.13%) Git (software)
18 206 (18.68%) Asset Management
19 204 (18.50%) DevOps
20 188 (17.04%) Machine Learning
21 186 (16.86%) GCP
22 170 (15.41%) NoSQL
23 167 (15.14%) Hedge funds
24 166 (15.05%) Django
24 166 (15.05%) TDD
25 164 (14.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 162 (14.69%) Amazon EC2
27 158 (14.32%) Azure
28 155 (14.05%) Full Stack Development
29 151 (13.69%) AngularJS

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
1 126 (11.42%) Apache
2 114 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 76 (6.89%) Apache Airflow
4 72 (6.53%) Apache Spark
5 69 (6.26%) nginx
6 16 (1.45%) Confluence
7 10 (0.91%) Tornado
8 9 (0.82%) Luigi
9 5 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.18%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.091%) FormScape
11 1 (0.091%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.091%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.091%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.91%) Primavera
2 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.091%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 611 (55.39%) AWS
2 263 (23.84%) Serverless
3 222 (20.13%) AWS Lambda
4 186 (16.86%) GCP
5 162 (14.69%) Amazon EC2
6 158 (14.32%) Azure
7 138 (12.51%) Amazon S3
8 116 (10.52%) Amazon ECS
9 67 (6.07%) SaaS
10 58 (5.26%) GitHub
11 44 (3.99%) Snowflake
12 41 (3.72%) Amazon EKS
13 32 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
13 32 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
14 26 (2.36%) Slack
15 24 (2.18%) Heroku
16 23 (2.09%) Amazon SQS
17 22 (1.99%) Amazon Kinesis
18 17 (1.54%) CloudFront
19 14 (1.27%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.82%) Broadband
1 9 (0.82%) HTTPS
2 8 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.63%) DNS
3 7 (0.63%) SSH
4 5 (0.45%) DHCP
4 5 (0.45%) HTTP
4 5 (0.45%) Internet
4 5 (0.45%) IPv4
4 5 (0.45%) IPv6
4 5 (0.45%) SMTP
4 5 (0.45%) SNMP
5 3 (0.27%) SD-WAN
5 3 (0.27%) WAN
6 2 (0.18%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.18%) DSL
6 2 (0.18%) Multicast
6 2 (0.18%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.18%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (22.85%) PostgreSQL
2 170 (15.41%) NoSQL
3 164 (14.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 118 (10.70%) Big Data
5 110 (9.97%) Amazon Aurora
6 106 (9.61%) Redis
7 105 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 91 (8.25%) MySQL
9 77 (6.98%) Apache Ignite
10 76 (6.89%) Amazon Redshift
11 71 (6.44%) MongoDB
12 67 (6.07%) BigQuery
13 66 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
14 57 (5.17%) Amazon Athena
14 57 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
14 57 (5.17%) RDBMS
15 56 (5.08%) SQL Server
16 37 (3.35%) Data Lake
17 21 (1.90%) Tableau
18 17 (1.54%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 211 (19.13%) Git (software)
2 136 (12.33%) Jenkins
3 77 (6.98%) GitLab
4 65 (5.89%) Mercurial
5 63 (5.71%) Subversion
6 59 (5.35%) JIRA
7 39 (3.54%) Artifactory
8 24 (2.18%) Selenium
9 20 (1.81%) CircleCI
10 18 (1.63%) Cypress.io
10 18 (1.63%) PyCharm
11 15 (1.36%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.00%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (0.73%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.54%) Mocha
14 6 (0.54%) Sinon.JS
15 5 (0.45%) PhpStorm
15 5 (0.45%) Visual Studio Code
16 4 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 351 (31.82%) Finance
2 112 (10.15%) Social Skills
3 104 (9.43%) Banking
4 101 (9.16%) Front Office
5 69 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (3.45%) Marketing
7 28 (2.54%) Games
8 26 (2.36%) Manufacturing
9 25 (2.27%) Retail
9 25 (2.27%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.90%) Electronics
11 20 (1.81%) Presentation Skills
12 16 (1.45%) Public Sector
13 14 (1.27%) Advertising
13 14 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
14 13 (1.18%) Publishing
15 10 (0.91%) Law
15 10 (0.91%) Military
16 8 (0.73%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (24.12%) Web Services
2 221 (20.04%) React
3 166 (15.05%) Django
4 151 (13.69%) AngularJS
5 144 (13.06%) Flask
5 144 (13.06%) Vue.js
6 88 (7.98%) Kafka
7 87 (7.89%) REST
8 79 (7.16%) Node.js
9 74 (6.71%) gRPC
10 70 (6.35%) RabbitMQ
11 59 (5.35%) Pandas
12 53 (4.81%) NumPy
13 48 (4.35%) pytest
14 45 (4.08%) RESTful
15 32 (2.90%) TensorFlow
16 30 (2.72%) HTML
17 29 (2.63%) Jest
18 28 (2.54%) CSS
18 28 (2.54%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 167 (15.14%) Hedge funds
2 110 (9.97%) Derivative
3 97 (8.79%) Fixed Income
4 84 (7.62%) Equities
5 78 (7.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 65 (5.89%) Algorithms
7 64 (5.80%) Pricing Data
8 58 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
9 31 (2.81%) Cloud Native
9 31 (2.81%) Data Structures
10 29 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
11 27 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.54%) Tandem
13 16 (1.45%) Data Centre
13 16 (1.45%) Robotics
13 16 (1.45%) User Experience
14 15 (1.36%) Social Media
15 14 (1.27%) Cyberattack
15 14 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
16 13 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 137 (12.42%) Linux
2 25 (2.27%) Unix
3 10 (0.91%) Windows
4 7 (0.63%) Apple iOS
4 7 (0.63%) CentOS
5 5 (0.45%) Android
6 3 (0.27%) Fedora
7 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.091%) Alpine Linux
8 1 (0.091%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.091%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (54.31%) Software Engineering
2 383 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (23.75%) Microservices
4 206 (18.68%) Asset Management
5 204 (18.50%) DevOps
6 188 (17.04%) Machine Learning
7 166 (15.05%) TDD
8 155 (14.05%) Full Stack Development
9 147 (13.33%) Analytics
10 144 (13.06%) Data Science
11 143 (12.96%) Data Pipeline
12 141 (12.78%) Artificial Intelligence
13 130 (11.79%) Mentoring
14 125 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
15 114 (10.34%) Investment Management
16 105 (9.52%) Computer Science
17 103 (9.34%) Test Automation
18 99 (8.98%) Scrum
19 94 (8.52%) OO
20 92 (8.34%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,103 (100.00%) Python
2 491 (44.51%) SQL
3 362 (32.82%) Java
4 255 (23.12%) JavaScript
5 120 (10.88%) C++
6 113 (10.24%) TypeScript
7 108 (9.79%) Go
8 94 (8.52%) Scala
9 83 (7.52%) C#
10 77 (6.98%) Clojure
10 77 (6.98%) Kotlin
11 39 (3.54%) C
12 31 (2.81%) Bash Shell
13 27 (2.45%) Ruby
14 23 (2.09%) R
15 22 (1.99%) Shell Script
16 20 (1.81%) PHP
17 14 (1.27%) PowerShell
18 9 (0.82%) T-SQL
19 7 (0.63%) Rust
Qualifications
1 124 (11.24%) Degree
2 53 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.27%) Master's Degree
4 10 (0.91%) PhD
5 6 (0.54%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.36%) OSCE
7 4 (0.36%) OSCP
8 3 (0.27%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (8.61%) QA
2 20 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.45%) GDPR
4 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.36%) NIST
4 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.36%) SOC 1
4 4 (0.36%) SOC 2
5 3 (0.27%) Accessibility
System Software
1 289 (26.20%) Docker
2 7 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.27%) HDFS
3 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.18%) Firmware
5 1 (0.091%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 297 (26.93%) Kubernetes
2 128 (11.60%) Terraform
3 122 (11.06%) Ansible
4 80 (7.25%) Prometheus
5 51 (4.62%) Grafana
6 31 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (2.54%) Puppet
8 26 (2.36%) Istio
9 11 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.45%) Consul
12 4 (0.36%) Ambari
12 4 (0.36%) Argo
12 4 (0.36%) linkerd
12 4 (0.36%) Rancher
13 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
14 1 (0.091%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.091%) Oozie
14 1 (0.091%) Salt
14 1 (0.091%) yum
Vendors
1 81 (7.34%) Google
2 40 (3.63%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.35%) Oracle
4 33 (2.99%) Sybase
5 24 (2.18%) Databricks
6 15 (1.36%) SAP
7 12 (1.09%) Atlassian
8 10 (0.91%) Autodesk
9 9 (0.82%) Cisco
10 8 (0.73%) New Relic
11 7 (0.63%) Splunk
11 7 (0.63%) VMware
12 6 (0.54%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.45%) Adobe
13 5 (0.45%) Monetate
13 5 (0.45%) Talend
14 4 (0.36%) BT
14 4 (0.36%) Dell
14 4 (0.36%) Hortonworks
15 3 (0.27%) Red Hat