Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Python Software Engineer was £53,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 951 1005 1112
Rank change year-on-year +54 +107 +122
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 238 214 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 232 171 188
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £89,875 £72,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Python Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Software Engineer in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Python Software Engineer in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Python Software Engineer in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Top 12 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 20 November 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 +60 220 £53,500 +7.00% 30
UK excluding London +70 143 £50,000 +11.11% 16
London -24 87 £70,000 +16.67% 14
East of England +21 50 £55,000 -3.51% 5
South East +51 42 £29,000 -42.00% 5
South West +10 22 £44,500 +11.25% 4
Yorkshire +25 17 £50,000 +81.82%
North of England +22 17 £50,000 +48.15%
Midlands +21 14 £29,000 -35.56% 2
East Midlands - 14 £29,000 -
West Midlands +14 12 £29,000 -35.56% 2
Scotland -15 10 £45,000 +5.88%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Python Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 238 (100.00%) Python
2 231 (97.06%) Software Engineering
3 137 (57.56%) C++
4 106 (44.54%) Java
5 97 (40.76%) Linux
6 85 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (27.31%) Degree
8 64 (26.89%) Computer Science
9 61 (25.63%) JavaScript
10 60 (25.21%) SQL
11 52 (21.85%) TDD
12 48 (20.17%) Algorithms
13 47 (19.75%) HTML
14 45 (18.91%) OO
14 45 (18.91%) PostgreSQL
14 45 (18.91%) Open Source
15 43 (18.07%) Mathematics
16 42 (17.65%) Django
16 42 (17.65%) Finance
17 40 (16.81%) C#
18 39 (16.39%) C
18 39 (16.39%) Ruby
19 37 (15.55%) Git (software)
20 36 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
20 36 (15.13%) Scrum
21 35 (14.71%) Machine Learning
22 32 (13.45%) Computer Science Degree
23 31 (13.03%) Scala
24 28 (11.76%) Multithreading
25 27 (11.34%) Jenkins

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 21 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (7.98%) OpenStack
3 16 (6.72%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.52%) Confluence
5 4 (1.68%) Apache
6 2 (0.84%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.42%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.42%) Simulink
1 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (0.42%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.46%) GitHub
3 9 (3.78%) Amazon Kinesis
4 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.68%) Force.com
5 4 (1.68%) Heroku
5 4 (1.68%) IaaS
6 3 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.72%) Wireless
2 10 (4.20%) 3G
2 10 (4.20%) 4G
2 10 (4.20%) OpenVPN
3 7 (2.94%) Firewall
3 7 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.52%) Broadband
5 3 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.84%) 802.11
6 2 (0.84%) Internet
6 2 (0.84%) RFID
6 2 (0.84%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.91%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (10.92%) MySQL
3 19 (7.98%) MongoDB
4 18 (7.56%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.62%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.94%) MariaDB
9 6 (2.52%) Big Data
10 5 (2.10%) Redis
10 5 (2.10%) SQL Server
11 4 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.68%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.68%) Data Lake
12 3 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.26%) BigQuery
12 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.84%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.42%) HBase
Development Applications
1 37 (15.55%) Git (software)
2 27 (11.34%) Jenkins
3 25 (10.50%) JIRA
4 23 (9.66%) Visual Studio
5 22 (9.24%) Subversion
6 15 (6.30%) Android Studio
6 15 (6.30%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.52%) GitLab
8 5 (2.10%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.68%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.68%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.84%) Hudson
10 2 (0.84%) PyCharm
10 2 (0.84%) Selenium
11 1 (0.42%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.42%) Gradle
11 1 (0.42%) JUnit
11 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.42%) Robot Framework
General
1 42 (17.65%) Finance
2 20 (8.40%) Games
3 13 (5.46%) Marketing
4 7 (2.94%) Electronics
5 6 (2.52%) Advertising
6 4 (1.68%) Retail
7 3 (1.26%) Banking
7 3 (1.26%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.84%) Front Office
8 2 (0.84%) Military
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.75%) HTML
2 42 (17.65%) Django
3 23 (9.66%) HTML5
4 20 (8.40%) Flask
5 18 (7.56%) Web Services
6 16 (6.72%) REST
7 14 (5.88%) Node.js
7 14 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (5.46%) CSS
8 13 (5.46%) Kafka
9 12 (5.04%) Polymer
9 12 (5.04%) RESTful
9 12 (5.04%) Web Components
10 11 (4.62%) React
10 11 (4.62%) Yocto
11 10 (4.20%) AngularJS
12 8 (3.36%) .NET
13 7 (2.94%) DirectX
13 7 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (2.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 64 (26.89%) Computer Science
2 48 (20.17%) Algorithms
3 14 (5.88%) User Experience
4 13 (5.46%) Data Structures
5 12 (5.04%) Video\Live Streaming
6 7 (2.94%) Fintech
6 7 (2.94%) PMI
7 6 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.10%) Robotics
9 4 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.68%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.68%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.68%) Smart City
9 4 (1.68%) Social Media
10 3 (1.26%) Digital Currency
11 2 (0.84%) ASIC
11 2 (0.84%) Bitcoin
11 2 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.42%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 97 (40.76%) Linux
2 26 (10.92%) Android
3 24 (10.08%) Windows
4 23 (9.66%) Unix
5 15 (6.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 11 (4.62%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (4.20%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.68%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (97.06%) Software Engineering
2 85 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (21.85%) TDD
4 45 (18.91%) OO
4 45 (18.91%) Open Source
5 43 (18.07%) Mathematics
6 36 (15.13%) Scrum
7 35 (14.71%) Machine Learning
8 28 (11.76%) Multithreading
9 25 (10.50%) BDD
10 24 (10.08%) Artificial Intelligence
11 21 (8.82%) SDLC
12 20 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (8.40%) Physics
13 16 (6.72%) Microservices
14 15 (6.30%) Computer Vision
14 15 (6.30%) DevOps
14 15 (6.30%) Unit Testing
14 15 (6.30%) Waterfall
15 14 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 238 (100.00%) Python
2 137 (57.56%) C++
3 106 (44.54%) Java
4 61 (25.63%) JavaScript
5 60 (25.21%) SQL
6 40 (16.81%) C#
7 39 (16.39%) C
7 39 (16.39%) Ruby
8 31 (13.03%) Scala
9 21 (8.82%) Go
10 16 (6.72%) MATLAB
11 12 (5.04%) Julia
12 11 (4.62%) PHP
13 8 (3.36%) Erlang
14 7 (2.94%) Haskell
14 7 (2.94%) Perl
15 5 (2.10%) Clojure
15 5 (2.10%) F#
16 4 (1.68%) Assembly Language
16 4 (1.68%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 65 (27.31%) Degree
2 32 (13.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (8.40%) PhD
4 7 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.68%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.84%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.84%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) GCP
2 1 (0.42%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (7.14%) Docker
2 6 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.36%) Ansible
3 7 (2.94%) Puppet
4 2 (0.84%) Kibana
4 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (6.30%) Google
2 7 (2.94%) Oracle
3 6 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (2.52%) VMware
4 3 (1.26%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.26%) Intel
5 2 (0.84%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.42%) Apiary
6 1 (0.42%) NEC
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.42%) SAP