Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Python Programmer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1142 1129 1220
Rank change year-on-year -13 +91 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Programmer 25 50 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.029% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.030% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 52
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £52,500 £31,250 £22,650
90th Percentile £91,500 £105,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +26.32% +26.67% -21.05%

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 166,671 168,389 201,510
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 135,609 140,138 168,475
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Python Programmer in the UK

Python Programmer
Top 5 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 22 January 2018. 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 -5 25 £60,000 +20.00% 2
London -29 14 £75,000 +3.45%
UK excluding London -1 11 £60,000 +26.32% 2
South East +15 9 £60,000 +26.32% 1
East of England +7 2 £55,000 +22.22%

Python Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 25 (100.00%) Python
2 18 (72.00%) Java
3 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (60.00%) Linux
5 13 (52.00%) SQL
6 10 (40.00%) C++
6 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (36.00%) TDD
8 7 (28.00%) Confluence
8 7 (28.00%) REST
8 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (28.00%) User Stories
8 7 (28.00%) Degree
8 7 (28.00%) JIRA
8 7 (28.00%) Games
8 7 (28.00%) Workflow
8 7 (28.00%) C#
8 7 (28.00%) Web Services
8 7 (28.00%) Broadband
8 7 (28.00%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (28.00%) GitLab
8 7 (28.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (24.00%) Unix
9 6 (24.00%) Django
9 6 (24.00%) Open Source
10 5 (20.00%) Computer Science

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 7 (28.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (4.00%) Liferay
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) CouchDB
4 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) GitLab
1 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) Android Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Gradle
2 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (28.00%) Games
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Front Office
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) REST
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 6 (24.00%) Django
3 2 (8.00%) Dagger
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) RxJava
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.00%) NumPy
4 1 (4.00%) Pandas
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (16.00%) Data Structures
2 4 (16.00%) Hedge funds
3 3 (12.00%) User Experience
4 2 (8.00%) Derivative
4 2 (8.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (36.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (28.00%) User Stories
4 7 (28.00%) Workflow
5 6 (24.00%) Open Source
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Functional Programming
7 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
7 4 (16.00%) Quantitative Research
7 4 (16.00%) Systematic Trading
8 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (12.00%) OOP
9 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Python
2 18 (72.00%) Java
3 13 (52.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) C++
5 7 (28.00%) C#
6 4 (16.00%) APL
6 4 (16.00%) Assembly Language
6 4 (16.00%) C
6 4 (16.00%) Erlang
6 4 (16.00%) Go
6 4 (16.00%) Haskell
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) Lisp
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.00%) R
8 1 (4.00%) Ruby
8 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Google