Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Python Programmer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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

Python Programmer
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1151 1213 1225
Rank change year-on-year +62 +12 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Programmer 43 54 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.027% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.028% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 41 50 50
UK median annual salary £77,500 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.22% +7.89% -9.52%
10th Percentile £50,000 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +22.58%

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 171481 194469 213188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 139295 163512 174859
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Python Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Programmer in the UK

Python Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Python Programmer in the UK

Python Programmer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Programmer over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Python Programmer in the UK

Python Programmer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python Programmer within the UK over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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 +66 43 £77,500 +51.22% 3
London +52 39 £77,500 +6.90% 3
UK excluding London +58 4 £46,250 +2.78%
North of England -12 3 £50,000 +61.29%
Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
South East +66 1 £40,000 -30.43%

Python Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Python Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Python
2 33 (76.74%) Django
3 32 (74.42%) Java
4 30 (69.77%) TDD
5 28 (65.12%) MySQL
6 25 (58.14%) Android
6 25 (58.14%) Gradle
6 25 (58.14%) Android Development
6 25 (58.14%) Mobile App
6 25 (58.14%) User Experience
7 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (39.53%) BDD
9 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
10 16 (37.21%) E-Commerce
11 15 (34.88%) Retail
11 15 (34.88%) Pair Programming
11 15 (34.88%) Business Analysis
11 15 (34.88%) QA
11 15 (34.88%) Test Automation
11 15 (34.88%) SOLID
11 15 (34.88%) RxJava
11 15 (34.88%) Performance Analysis
11 15 (34.88%) Android Studio
12 12 (27.91%) REST
12 12 (27.91%) JSON
12 12 (27.91%) Finance
13 10 (23.26%) Maven
13 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
13 10 (23.26%) Fintech

Python Programmer 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 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (65.12%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.65%) Impala
3 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Gradle
2 15 (34.88%) Android Studio
3 10 (23.26%) Maven
4 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (34.88%) Retail
2 12 (27.91%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (76.74%) Django
2 15 (34.88%) RxJava
3 12 (27.91%) JSON
3 12 (27.91%) REST
4 5 (11.63%) HTML
5 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.98%) .NET
6 3 (6.98%) CSS
6 3 (6.98%) React
7 2 (4.65%) CSS3
7 2 (4.65%) Flask
7 2 (4.65%) HTML5
7 2 (4.65%) Node.js
7 2 (4.65%) SOAP
7 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.65%) Web Services
7 2 (4.65%) XML
8 1 (2.33%) Memcached
8 1 (2.33%) NumPy
8 1 (2.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 25 (58.14%) Mobile App
1 25 (58.14%) User Experience
2 10 (23.26%) Fintech
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Equities
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Android
2 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
3 8 (18.60%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) TDD
2 25 (58.14%) Android Development
3 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (39.53%) BDD
5 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
6 16 (37.21%) E-Commerce
7 15 (34.88%) Business Analysis
7 15 (34.88%) Pair Programming
7 15 (34.88%) Performance Analysis
7 15 (34.88%) SOLID
7 15 (34.88%) Test Automation
8 10 (23.26%) Issue Tracking
8 10 (23.26%) Mobile Development
8 10 (23.26%) Mobile First
9 6 (13.95%) Analytics
10 5 (11.63%) Scrum
11 4 (9.30%) OO
11 4 (9.30%) SDLC
12 3 (6.98%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Python
2 32 (74.42%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) C
3 5 (11.63%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) C++
5 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) Scala
7 1 (2.33%) F#
7 1 (2.33%) Haskell
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
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