Period
to 8 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Python Software Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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

Python Software Engineer
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 543 875 918
Rank change year-on-year +332 +43 +125
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 245 236 269
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 209 217 237
Median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £138,750 £87,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +16.67%

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 61,708 136,871 164,320
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.86% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 49,725 109,290 132,515
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Python Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Software Engineer in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Python Software Engineer in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python Software Engineer over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Python Software Engineer in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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 +328 239 £75,000 +25.00% 50
London +229 127 £102,500 +36.67% 30
UK excluding London +276 118 £52,500 +10.53% 22
South East +187 49 £60,000 +26.32% 7
North of England +171 33 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Yorkshire +136 30 £52,500 +16.67% 4
South West +97 13 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East of England +99 10 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Midlands +119 7 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +94 6 £50,000 +36.99% 1
Work from Home +59 6 £51,250 -24.07% 10
East Midlands - 4 £55,000 -
North West +112 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands +97 3 - - 1

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, Python Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 245 (100.00%) Python
2 244 (99.59%) Software Engineering
3 129 (52.65%) Java
3 129 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (45.31%) AWS
5 103 (42.04%) JavaScript
6 89 (36.33%) Finance
7 85 (34.69%) DevOps
8 84 (34.29%) React
8 84 (34.29%) Front Office
9 82 (33.47%) Hedge funds
10 80 (32.65%) Web Services
11 79 (32.24%) AngularJS
11 79 (32.24%) Vue.js
12 78 (31.84%) Asset Management
13 77 (31.43%) Derivative
14 75 (30.61%) Fixed Income
15 73 (29.80%) Investment Management
16 53 (21.63%) Docker
17 52 (21.22%) Fintech
18 46 (18.78%) Banking
19 41 (16.73%) Investment Banking
20 39 (15.92%) C++
21 36 (14.69%) SQL
22 33 (13.47%) Equities
23 30 (12.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 30 (12.24%) Open Source
24 26 (10.61%) Go
25 25 (10.20%) Azure
25 25 (10.20%) Node.js

Python Software 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 12 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.27%) nginx
3 6 (2.45%) Confluence
4 3 (1.22%) Apache
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 111 (45.31%) AWS
2 25 (10.20%) Azure
3 23 (9.39%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (9.39%) Amazon S3
3 23 (9.39%) AWS Lambda
3 23 (9.39%) Serverless
4 22 (8.98%) GCP
5 13 (5.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (4.90%) Amazon EKS
7 11 (4.49%) Amazon ECS
7 11 (4.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.82%) GitHub
10 1 (0.41%) Firebase
10 1 (0.41%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.41%) SaaS
10 1 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.22%) H.323
2 3 (1.22%) Internet
2 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.82%) HTTP
3 2 (0.82%) Skype
3 2 (0.82%) SNMP
3 2 (0.82%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.41%) MQTT
4 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 20 (8.16%) Redis
3 17 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (5.71%) MySQL
4 14 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.22%) Big Data
6 3 (1.22%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.41%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.41%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.41%) Flink
Development Applications
1 22 (8.98%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.12%) RStudio
3 13 (5.31%) Subversion
4 12 (4.90%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.49%) Codeship
6 9 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (3.67%) JIRA
7 7 (2.86%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.22%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.22%) Bitbucket Server
8 3 (1.22%) EasyMock
8 3 (1.22%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.22%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.22%) JUnit
8 3 (1.22%) LabVIEW
8 3 (1.22%) Mockito
8 3 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.82%) Selenium
9 2 (0.82%) WiX
10 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 89 (36.33%) Finance
2 84 (34.29%) Front Office
3 46 (18.78%) Banking
4 41 (16.73%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.04%) Retail
6 3 (1.22%) Electronics
7 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.82%) Law
7 2 (0.82%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (34.29%) React
2 80 (32.65%) Web Services
3 79 (32.24%) AngularJS
3 79 (32.24%) Vue.js
4 25 (10.20%) Node.js
5 21 (8.57%) Flask
6 17 (6.94%) HTML
7 16 (6.53%) Django
8 14 (5.71%) CSS
9 11 (4.49%) Celery
9 11 (4.49%) SQLAlchemy
10 10 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (2.45%) CSS3
11 6 (2.45%) HTML5
12 5 (2.04%) REST
12 5 (2.04%) RESTful
12 5 (2.04%) Spring
13 4 (1.63%) Pandas
14 3 (1.22%) Natural Language Processing
14 3 (1.22%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 82 (33.47%) Hedge funds
2 77 (31.43%) Derivative
3 75 (30.61%) Fixed Income
4 33 (13.47%) Equities
5 30 (12.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.27%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.45%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.45%) User Experience
9 4 (1.63%) Wiki
10 3 (1.22%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.22%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.22%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.39%) Linux
2 6 (2.45%) Windows
3 3 (1.22%) CentOS
3 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.22%) Unix
4 2 (0.82%) Android
4 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (99.59%) Software Engineering
2 129 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (34.69%) DevOps
4 78 (31.84%) Asset Management
5 73 (29.80%) Investment Management
6 52 (21.22%) Fintech
7 30 (12.24%) Open Source
8 24 (9.80%) OO
9 22 (8.98%) Computer Science
9 22 (8.98%) TDD
10 20 (8.16%) Front End Development
10 20 (8.16%) SDLC
11 18 (7.35%) Machine Learning
11 18 (7.35%) Microservices
12 17 (6.94%) Decision-Making
13 16 (6.53%) Mentoring
14 15 (6.12%) Artificial Intelligence
14 15 (6.12%) Business Analysis
14 15 (6.12%) Portfolio Management
15 14 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 245 (100.00%) Python
2 129 (52.65%) Java
3 103 (42.04%) JavaScript
4 39 (15.92%) C++
5 36 (14.69%) SQL
6 26 (10.61%) Go
7 25 (10.20%) C#
8 21 (8.57%) Kotlin
9 14 (5.71%) Scala
10 11 (4.49%) C
11 9 (3.67%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.45%) PHP
13 4 (1.63%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.63%) Ruby
14 3 (1.22%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.22%) Rust
15 2 (0.82%) Java 8
15 2 (0.82%) R
16 1 (0.41%) Elixir
16 1 (0.41%) ES6
Qualifications
1 23 (9.39%) Degree
2 13 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.04%) PhD
5 3 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 53 (21.63%) Docker
2 3 (1.22%) Firmware
3 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.41%) KVM
4 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (9.80%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.08%) Ansible
3 9 (3.67%) Terraform
4 4 (1.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (8.16%) Google
2 3 (1.22%) Atlassian
2 3 (1.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (0.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.82%) Progress
4 1 (0.41%) SaltStack
4 1 (0.41%) VMware