The median annual salary for a Python Programmer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 926 925
Rank change year-on-year +81 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Programmer 22 32 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.031% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.032% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 40
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £95,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  

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 84085 99656 107160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69887 83740 87378
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Python Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Python Programmer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Python Programmer in the UK

Python Programmer
Top 7 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 22 £57,500 -4.16% 3
London +62 19 £65,000 -18.75% 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
City of London +16 1 £100,000 +25.00% 1
Bradford - 1 £50,000 -
Leeds - 1 £42,500 -

Python Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 42 (100.00%) Python
2 22 (52.38%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) SQL
3 18 (42.86%) Linux
4 17 (40.48%) Django
5 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (28.57%) TDD
5 12 (28.57%) User Experience
6 11 (26.19%) MySQL
7 10 (23.81%) Banking
7 10 (23.81%) Analytics
8 9 (21.43%) Gradle
8 9 (21.43%) Android Development
8 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
8 9 (21.43%) Apache Spark
8 9 (21.43%) Android
8 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 9 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (19.05%) Finance
9 8 (19.05%) Hadoop
9 8 (19.05%) Degree
9 8 (19.05%) JSON
9 8 (19.05%) Mathematics
9 8 (19.05%) Apache Hive
9 8 (19.05%) REST
9 8 (19.05%) MapReduce
9 8 (19.05%) Data Extraction
9 8 (19.05%) SDLC
9 8 (19.05%) Impala
10 6 (14.29%) Mobile First

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 9 (21.43%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.76%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) MySQL
2 9 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (19.05%) Apache Hive
3 8 (19.05%) Hadoop
3 8 (19.05%) Impala
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Gradle
2 6 (14.29%) Maven
3 3 (7.14%) Android Studio
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.38%) GitLab
5 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA
5 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (23.81%) Banking
2 8 (19.05%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Front Office
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Django
2 8 (19.05%) JSON
2 8 (19.05%) REST
3 5 (11.90%) HTML
3 5 (11.90%) Web Services
4 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.14%) .NET
5 3 (7.14%) React
5 3 (7.14%) RxJava
6 2 (4.76%) CSS
6 2 (4.76%) Flask
6 2 (4.76%) HTML5
6 2 (4.76%) Node.js
6 2 (4.76%) SOAP
6 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (2.38%) NumPy
7 1 (2.38%) OAuth
7 1 (2.38%) WCF
7 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) User Experience
2 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 6 (14.29%) Fintech
4 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 3 (7.14%) CMDB
4 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Equities
5 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.76%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.76%) Spread Betting
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Android
3 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 5 (11.90%) Unix
5 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (28.57%) TDD
2 10 (23.81%) Analytics
3 9 (21.43%) Android Development
3 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 8 (19.05%) Data Extraction
4 8 (19.05%) MapReduce
4 8 (19.05%) Mathematics
4 8 (19.05%) SDLC
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 6 (14.29%) Mobile First
6 4 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 4 (9.52%) BDD
6 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.52%) OO
6 4 (9.52%) Scrum
7 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 3 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Python
2 22 (52.38%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) C++
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) Haskell
5 3 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) Go
6 2 (4.76%) Scala
7 1 (2.38%) Erlang
7 1 (2.38%) F#
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
1 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Splunk
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits and Company Cul
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago