Python Software Engineer Jobs

Python Software Engineer
UK

The median Python Software Engineer salary in the UK is £110,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 12 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 361 634 753
Rank change year-on-year +273 +119 -131
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 743 263 594
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 443 196 368
10th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £50,000
25th Percentile £80,625 £65,000 £73,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £110,000 £100,000 £92,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.11% +23.33%
75th Percentile £138,750 £132,500 £122,500
90th Percentile £148,750 £151,250 £133,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% -14.29% +33.33%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 98,050 78,373 172,746
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 91.60% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68,549 53,698 88,779
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £44,180 £43,023
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,700 £51,000
% change year-on-year -5.12% +3.33% +7.37%

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 12 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Python Software Engineer in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Top 16 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 12 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +166 468 £110,000 +7.32% 22
London +195 376 £115,000 +9.52% 12
UK excluding London +188 360 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Work from Home +134 293 £115,000 +15.00% 13
Scotland +115 268 £45,000 -21.74%
South East -1 34 £55,000 -21.43% 4
North of England +10 17 £50,000 +17.65% 2
East of England -7 15 £75,000 +14.07% 1
Midlands -29 12 £65,000 +10.64% 2
South West -32 12 £59,000 - 2
North West -1 11 £50,000 +6.38%
East Midlands - 9 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +19 5 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands -15 3 £40,000 -31.91% 2
Northern Ireland +15 2 £75,500 -
North East -20 1 £110,000 - 2

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 12 July 2024, Python Software Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 743 (100.00%) Python
1 743 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 607 (81.70%) Agile
3 603 (81.16%) Finance
4 560 (75.37%) AWS
5 398 (53.57%) Apache Airflow
6 338 (45.49%) Asset Management
7 326 (43.88%) Front Office
8 324 (43.61%) TypeScript
9 315 (42.40%) Banking
10 311 (41.86%) Fixed Income
11 309 (41.59%) Protocol Buffers
11 309 (41.59%) gRPC
12 302 (40.65%) Apache
13 297 (39.97%) JavaScript
13 297 (39.97%) Apache Ignite
14 294 (39.57%) CI/CD
15 290 (39.03%) Artificial Intelligence
16 275 (37.01%) Machine Learning
17 272 (36.61%) Hedge funds
17 272 (36.61%) Law
18 268 (36.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 267 (35.94%) SDLC
20 266 (35.80%) Operational Stability
21 253 (34.05%) Investment Management
22 238 (32.03%) Equities
23 224 (30.15%) Java
24 216 (29.07%) Investment Banking
24 216 (29.07%) Pandas
25 204 (27.46%) GCP

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 398 (53.57%) Apache Airflow
2 302 (40.65%) Apache
3 95 (12.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.13%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.13%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (0.13%) Fusion 360
2 1 (0.13%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 560 (75.37%) AWS
2 204 (27.46%) GCP
3 199 (26.78%) dbt
4 169 (22.75%) Snowflake
5 156 (21.00%) Azure
6 34 (4.58%) Serverless
7 26 (3.50%) Amazon ECS
8 25 (3.36%) AWS Lambda
9 22 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (2.42%) Amazon EKS
11 15 (2.02%) SaaS
12 12 (1.62%) Amazon S3
13 10 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.94%) Amazon Bedrock
15 7 (0.94%) Amazon SageMaker
15 7 (0.94%) CloudFront
16 6 (0.81%) Amazon Cognito
16 6 (0.81%) Azure Pipelines
16 6 (0.81%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.67%) Network Security
2 2 (0.27%) Firewall
3 1 (0.13%) 5G
3 1 (0.13%) Broadband
3 1 (0.13%) Internet
3 1 (0.13%) RTP
3 1 (0.13%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (0.13%) VoIP
3 1 (0.13%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (39.97%) Apache Ignite
2 198 (26.65%) Amazon Athena
2 198 (26.65%) Apache Arrow
2 198 (26.65%) Dremio
3 168 (22.61%) Data Lake
4 112 (15.07%) PostgreSQL
5 86 (11.57%) Big Data
6 21 (2.83%) DynamoDB
7 17 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (1.88%) Apache Hive
8 14 (1.88%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.88%) Impala
9 7 (0.94%) Tableau
10 6 (0.81%) Flink
10 6 (0.81%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.67%) MySQL
12 4 (0.54%) Power BI
13 3 (0.40%) GIS
13 3 (0.40%) Redis
13 3 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 64 (8.61%) Cypress.io
2 32 (4.31%) Git
3 18 (2.42%) GitLab
4 8 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.81%) Postman
6 2 (0.27%) Appium
6 2 (0.27%) Selenium
6 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.13%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.13%) Mocha
7 1 (0.13%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.13%) webpack
General
1 603 (81.16%) Finance
2 326 (43.88%) Front Office
3 315 (42.40%) Banking
4 272 (36.61%) Law
5 268 (36.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 216 (29.07%) Investment Banking
7 151 (20.32%) Marketing
8 104 (14.00%) Legal
9 42 (5.65%) Social Skills
10 27 (3.63%) Financial Institution
11 18 (2.42%) Military
12 16 (2.15%) Games
13 15 (2.02%) Presentation Skills
14 10 (1.35%) Advertising
15 6 (0.81%) Public Sector
16 5 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (0.67%) Automotive
16 5 (0.67%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (41.59%) gRPC
1 309 (41.59%) Protocol Buffers
2 216 (29.07%) Pandas
3 202 (27.19%) NumPy
4 198 (26.65%) SciPy
5 167 (22.48%) React
6 120 (16.15%) Redux
7 112 (15.07%) Material-UI
8 101 (13.59%) PySpark
9 46 (6.19%) Kafka
10 39 (5.25%) Django
11 37 (4.98%) AngularJS
12 35 (4.71%) Vue
13 28 (3.77%) Node.js
14 22 (2.96%) RESTful
15 16 (2.15%) GraphQL
16 13 (1.75%) Flask
17 10 (1.35%) .NET
17 10 (1.35%) REST
18 9 (1.21%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 311 (41.86%) Fixed Income
2 272 (36.61%) Hedge funds
3 238 (32.03%) Equities
4 187 (25.17%) Derivative
5 184 (24.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 130 (17.50%) Algorithms
7 116 (15.61%) Cloud Native
8 72 (9.69%) Pricing Data
9 14 (1.88%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.94%) Distributed Computing
12 7 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.81%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.81%) Robotics
14 3 (0.40%) IoT
14 3 (0.40%) Product Ownership
14 3 (0.40%) Self-Motivation
15 1 (0.13%) Genomics
15 1 (0.13%) Mixed Reality
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.71%) Linux
2 21 (2.83%) Unix
3 19 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (0.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 607 (81.70%) Agile
3 338 (45.49%) Asset Management
4 294 (39.57%) CI/CD
5 290 (39.03%) Artificial Intelligence
6 275 (37.01%) Machine Learning
7 267 (35.94%) SDLC
8 266 (35.80%) Operational Stability
9 253 (34.05%) Investment Management
10 201 (27.05%) Community of Practice
11 140 (18.84%) Full Stack Development
12 104 (14.00%) Visualisation
13 99 (13.32%) Automated Trading
14 98 (13.19%) Continuous Improvement
15 97 (13.06%) Risk Management
16 69 (9.29%) Coaching
17 61 (8.21%) Mentoring
18 59 (7.94%) Decision-Making
19 54 (7.27%) Analytics
20 51 (6.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 743 (100.00%) Python
2 324 (43.61%) TypeScript
3 297 (39.97%) JavaScript
4 224 (30.15%) Java
5 96 (12.92%) SQL
6 45 (6.06%) C#
7 25 (3.36%) C++
8 24 (3.23%) C
9 18 (2.42%) Scala
10 16 (2.15%) Haskell
11 8 (1.08%) Rust
12 7 (0.94%) Embedded C
13 5 (0.67%) VBA
14 4 (0.54%) Ruby
15 2 (0.27%) Go
16 1 (0.13%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.13%) R
16 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (2.42%) Degree
2 15 (2.02%) DBS Check
3 12 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.54%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.54%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.92%) Data Quality
2 14 (1.88%) SLA
3 12 (1.62%) Accessibility
4 10 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 24 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 56 (7.54%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.62%) Terraform
3 4 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 108 (14.54%) Google
2 45 (6.06%) Databricks
3 20 (2.69%) Oracle
4 15 (2.02%) Bloomberg
4 15 (2.02%) Reuters
5 11 (1.48%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.13%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.13%) Calypso
6 1 (0.13%) Xamarin