The median annual salary for a Python Software Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 851 898
Rank change year-on-year +71 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 94 96 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.097% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 80 81 80
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,750 £70,000 £67,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -  

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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Python Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Python Software Engineer in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +47 85 £70,000 +27.27% 15
London +37 55 £70,000 +16.66% 6
City of London +21 12 £85,000 +44.68% 1
South East +27 9 £48,750 +11.42% 2
East of England +1 9 £70,000 +75.00% 4
Cambridge -8 9 £70,000 +75.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -16 9 £70,000 +75.00% 4
Scotland +19 8 £39,500 -21.00% 2
Edinburgh -2 8 £39,500 -21.00% 2
West Yorkshire +19 4 £50,000 +11.11%
South West +8 4 £36,063 +10.96% 1
Yorkshire +7 4 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +19 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hampshire +17 3 £48,750 -2.50%
Coventry -1 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Surrey - 3 £42,500 -
Heathrow - 3 £57,500 -
Berkshire +26 2 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Leeds +10 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Guildford - 2 £46,250 -
Reading - 2 £52,500 - 2
Exeter - 2 £36,063 -
Farnborough - 2 £55,000 -
Devon - 2 £36,063 -
Southampton +15 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Somerset +2 1 - -
Dorset -4 1 £41,500 -
Bath -10 1 - -
Woking - 1 £40,000 -
West End of London - 1 £59,400 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Python
2 181 (98.91%) Software Engineering
3 68 (37.16%) C++
4 51 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (27.32%) Degree
5 50 (27.32%) Amazon AWS
6 45 (24.59%) Java
7 44 (24.04%) JavaScript
8 40 (21.86%) Computer Science
9 38 (20.77%) Linux
9 38 (20.77%) Elasticsearch
9 38 (20.77%) Microservices
10 37 (20.22%) Marketing
11 36 (19.67%) Apache Spark
11 36 (19.67%) Machine Learning
12 35 (19.13%) Kafka
12 35 (19.13%) Algorithms
12 35 (19.13%) SQL
12 35 (19.13%) TDD
13 31 (16.94%) MySQL
13 31 (16.94%) Test Automation
14 30 (16.39%) PostgreSQL
14 30 (16.39%) Flask
15 29 (15.85%) Kibana
15 29 (15.85%) Amazon Kinesis
15 29 (15.85%) Scrapy
15 29 (15.85%) GraphX
16 27 (14.75%) Node.js
17 26 (14.21%) NoSQL
17 26 (14.21%) Scala

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 38 (20.77%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (19.67%) Apache Spark
3 16 (8.74%) Apache Airflow
4 15 (8.20%) Apache
5 8 (4.37%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.64%) Luigi
7 2 (1.09%) OpenEdge
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.09%) uWSGI
8 1 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.55%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.55%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.55%) JBoss
8 1 (0.55%) Mule
8 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.55%) Tornado
8 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Simulink
1 1 (0.55%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Odoo
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (27.32%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (15.85%) Amazon Kinesis
3 16 (8.74%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (8.74%) Amazon S3
4 11 (6.01%) GitHub
5 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.73%) SaaS
7 4 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.19%) IaaS
8 3 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.09%) PaaS
10 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) Wireless
2 7 (3.83%) Internet
3 6 (3.28%) Bluetooth
3 6 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.64%) AMQP
4 3 (1.64%) Firewall
4 3 (1.64%) HTTP
5 2 (1.09%) DNS
5 2 (1.09%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.09%) IPv6
6 1 (0.55%) ATM
6 1 (0.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.94%) MySQL
2 30 (16.39%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (14.21%) NoSQL
4 25 (13.66%) MongoDB
5 18 (9.84%) MariaDB
6 17 (9.29%) Relational Database
7 14 (7.65%) Amazon Redshift
7 14 (7.65%) Big Data
7 14 (7.65%) Impala
7 14 (7.65%) RDBMS
8 13 (7.10%) OLAP
8 13 (7.10%) Presto
8 13 (7.10%) SQL Server
9 12 (6.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (5.46%) Hadoop
11 9 (4.92%) Redis
12 5 (2.73%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database
14 2 (1.09%) HBase
14 2 (1.09%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 24 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.65%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.01%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.73%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.19%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.19%) LabVIEW
5 4 (2.19%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.09%) Subversion
7 1 (0.55%) JMeter
7 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (20.22%) Marketing
2 23 (12.57%) Finance
3 11 (6.01%) Games
4 10 (5.46%) Electronics
4 10 (5.46%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.92%) Back Office
6 4 (2.19%) Advertising
7 3 (1.64%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.64%) Retail
8 2 (1.09%) Law
8 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.09%) Military
9 1 (0.55%) Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Front Office
9 1 (0.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.13%) Kafka
2 30 (16.39%) Flask
3 29 (15.85%) GraphX
3 29 (15.85%) Scrapy
4 27 (14.75%) Node.js
5 22 (12.02%) React
6 21 (11.48%) Natural Language Processing
7 20 (10.93%) AngularJS
8 16 (8.74%) RESTful
9 14 (7.65%) Serverless Framework
10 12 (6.56%) Django
10 12 (6.56%) HTML
11 10 (5.46%) DirectX
11 10 (5.46%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (4.37%) .NET
13 7 (3.83%) REST
14 6 (3.28%) CSS
14 6 (3.28%) Web Services
15 5 (2.73%) Celery
15 5 (2.73%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.86%) Computer Science
2 35 (19.13%) Algorithms
3 15 (8.20%) User Experience
4 12 (6.56%) Data Structures
5 10 (5.46%) PMI
6 9 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (3.83%) Smart City
8 6 (3.28%) Fintech
8 6 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.73%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.64%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.09%) PKI
11 2 (1.09%) Smart Home
12 1 (0.55%) Blog
12 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.55%) CUDA
12 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.77%) Linux
2 9 (4.92%) Unix
3 5 (2.73%) Android
3 5 (2.73%) Windows
4 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (98.91%) Software Engineering
2 51 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (20.77%) Microservices
4 36 (19.67%) Machine Learning
5 35 (19.13%) TDD
6 31 (16.94%) Test Automation
7 26 (14.21%) SOA
8 23 (12.57%) Analytics
8 23 (12.57%) Artificial Intelligence
8 23 (12.57%) Scrum
9 21 (11.48%) Open Source
10 20 (10.93%) Data Engineering
11 19 (10.38%) BDD
11 19 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (9.29%) Data Analysis
13 16 (8.74%) OO
14 13 (7.10%) Data Cleansing
14 13 (7.10%) DevOps
14 13 (7.10%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 183 (100.00%) Python
2 68 (37.16%) C++
3 45 (24.59%) Java
4 44 (24.04%) JavaScript
5 35 (19.13%) SQL
6 26 (14.21%) C
6 26 (14.21%) Scala
7 19 (10.38%) C#
8 15 (8.20%) Ruby
9 11 (6.01%) Go
9 11 (6.01%) Tcl
10 10 (5.46%) MATLAB
10 10 (5.46%) Perl
11 8 (4.37%) PHP
12 5 (2.73%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.19%) Clojure
13 4 (2.19%) R
14 3 (1.64%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.64%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 50 (27.32%) Degree
2 18 (9.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (8.74%) PhD
4 10 (5.46%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.74%) QA
2 13 (7.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (9.84%) Docker
2 4 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (15.85%) Kibana
2 11 (6.01%) Ansible
3 7 (3.83%) Kubernetes
4 6 (3.28%) Puppet
5 5 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.55%) Grafana
6 1 (0.55%) Graphite
6 1 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.01%) Oracle
2 11 (6.01%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (4.37%) Google
4 4 (2.19%) VMware
5 2 (1.09%) Facebook
5 2 (1.09%) Tableau
6 1 (0.55%) Apiary
6 1 (0.55%) Apigee
6 1 (0.55%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.55%) NEC
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.55%) SAP
6 1 (0.55%) Twitter
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Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £63,000 to £70,000 per annum Negot (+ High equity)
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £25,000 to £38,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: up to £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago