The median annual salary for a Python Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python Software Engineer
UK
Rank 760 866 871
Rank change year-on-year +106 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 89 80 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.078% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.081% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 84 71 79
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% +35.48%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Python Software Engineer in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Top 26 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 23 March 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 +103 86 £55,000 +4.76% 20
London +93 43 £70,000 +16.66% 9
East of England +58 30 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +40 25 £50,000 -16.66% 4
Cambridge +27 20 £47,500 -20.83% 3
City of London +52 7 £65,000 - 3
West Midlands - 6 £42,500 - 1
South East +44 5 £52,500 -
Coventry - 5 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire +13 4 £52,500 -4.54%
Hertfordshire +19 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Scotland +15 3 £23,500 -16.81% 2
Farnborough - 3 £52,500 -
Stevenage - 3 £42,500 -
Edinburgh +1 2 - - 1
Norfolk - 2 £37,500 -
Norwich - 2 £37,500 -
Berkshire +26 1 £40,000 +33.33%
South West +13 1 £45,000 +7.14% 4
Bracknell +7 1 £40,000 +33.33%
North West -20 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Manchester -26 1 £35,000 - 1
Fareham - 1 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £23,500 -

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 203 (100.00%) Python
2 201 (99.01%) Software Engineering
3 75 (36.95%) C++
4 73 (35.96%) Linux
5 66 (32.51%) Degree
6 65 (32.02%) JavaScript
7 62 (30.54%) Java
8 56 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (25.62%) Amazon AWS
9 52 (25.62%) C
10 43 (21.18%) Computer Science
11 41 (20.20%) MySQL
12 40 (19.70%) SQL
13 38 (18.72%) HTML
14 33 (16.26%) TDD
15 31 (15.27%) Microservices
16 30 (14.78%) Machine Learning
16 30 (14.78%) Git (software)
17 26 (12.81%) Big Data
17 26 (12.81%) Elasticsearch
17 26 (12.81%) NoSQL
17 26 (12.81%) CSS
18 25 (12.32%) OO
18 25 (12.32%) Flask
19 24 (11.82%) Apache Spark
19 24 (11.82%) Algorithms
19 24 (11.82%) Node.js
19 24 (11.82%) Scala
19 24 (11.82%) PostgreSQL
20 23 (11.33%) Ruby

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 26 (12.81%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (11.82%) Apache Spark
3 10 (4.93%) Apache
3 10 (4.93%) Apache Airflow
3 10 (4.93%) Apache Pig
4 6 (2.96%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.48%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.48%) SAS
6 2 (0.99%) JBoss
6 2 (0.99%) Luigi
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.99%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 52 (25.62%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.87%) Amazon Kinesis
3 11 (5.42%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (4.93%) Amazon S3
4 10 (4.93%) CloudFront
4 10 (4.93%) GitHub
5 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.97%) PaaS
7 4 (1.97%) SaaS
8 3 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.48%) Slack
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.49%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.39%) Bluetooth
1 15 (7.39%) Wi-Fi
1 15 (7.39%) Wireless
2 10 (4.93%) Internet
3 9 (4.43%) HTTP
4 5 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.97%) Firewall
6 3 (1.48%) AMQP
6 3 (1.48%) SSL
7 2 (0.99%) ATM
7 2 (0.99%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.99%) LDAP
7 2 (0.99%) Network Security
8 1 (0.49%) DNS
8 1 (0.49%) FTP
8 1 (0.49%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.20%) MySQL
2 26 (12.81%) Big Data
2 26 (12.81%) NoSQL
3 24 (11.82%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 19 (9.36%) MongoDB
6 14 (6.90%) Hadoop
6 14 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 13 (6.40%) Data Mining
8 12 (5.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (5.42%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (5.42%) MariaDB
10 10 (4.93%) Apache Hive
11 9 (4.43%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (4.43%) RDBMS
12 8 (3.94%) Impala
12 8 (3.94%) OLAP
12 8 (3.94%) Presto
13 4 (1.97%) Redis
14 2 (0.99%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 30 (14.78%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.87%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.93%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.97%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.48%) CodeSonar
5 3 (1.48%) git-flow
5 3 (1.48%) JIRA
5 3 (1.48%) LabVIEW
5 3 (1.48%) Robot Framework
5 3 (1.48%) Selenium
6 2 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.99%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.49%) gulp
7 1 (0.49%) JMeter
7 1 (0.49%) PyUnit
7 1 (0.49%) Subversion
7 1 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 21 (10.34%) Marketing
2 20 (9.85%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.37%) Finance
3 17 (8.37%) Games
4 14 (6.90%) Retail
5 9 (4.43%) Back Office
6 8 (3.94%) Electronics
7 4 (1.97%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.99%) Banking
8 2 (0.99%) Law
8 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.99%) Military
8 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.99%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Front Office
9 1 (0.49%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.72%) HTML
2 26 (12.81%) CSS
3 25 (12.32%) Flask
4 24 (11.82%) Node.js
5 22 (10.84%) React
5 22 (10.84%) REST
6 21 (10.34%) Web Services
7 20 (9.85%) Django
7 20 (9.85%) Kafka
7 20 (9.85%) RESTful
8 19 (9.36%) Natural Language Processing
9 17 (8.37%) GraphX
9 17 (8.37%) jQuery
9 17 (8.37%) Scrapy
10 16 (7.88%) AngularJS
11 14 (6.90%) Spring
12 12 (5.91%) STL
13 10 (4.93%) DirectX
13 10 (4.93%) Spring Boot
14 9 (4.43%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.18%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.82%) Algorithms
3 21 (10.34%) User Experience
4 13 (6.40%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (4.93%) Data Structures
5 10 (4.93%) PMI
6 5 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.48%) Fintech
8 3 (1.48%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) Arduino
9 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.99%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.99%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (0.99%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.49%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.49%) PKI
10 1 (0.49%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.49%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 73 (35.96%) Linux
2 17 (8.37%) Unix
3 13 (6.40%) Windows
4 10 (4.93%) Android
4 10 (4.93%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.97%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (99.01%) Software Engineering
2 56 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.26%) TDD
4 31 (15.27%) Microservices
5 30 (14.78%) Machine Learning
6 25 (12.32%) OO
7 23 (11.33%) Analytics
8 22 (10.84%) Scrum
9 21 (10.34%) E-Commerce
10 19 (9.36%) Automated Testing
10 19 (9.36%) SOA
11 18 (8.87%) BDD
12 17 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (7.88%) OOP
13 16 (7.88%) User Stories
14 15 (7.39%) Data Engineering
14 15 (7.39%) Mentoring
15 14 (6.90%) Artificial Intelligence
16 13 (6.40%) Continuous Delivery
16 13 (6.40%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 203 (100.00%) Python
2 75 (36.95%) C++
3 65 (32.02%) JavaScript
4 62 (30.54%) Java
5 52 (25.62%) C
6 40 (19.70%) SQL
7 24 (11.82%) Scala
8 23 (11.33%) Ruby
9 22 (10.84%) C#
10 19 (9.36%) Perl
11 15 (7.39%) MATLAB
12 12 (5.91%) PHP
13 10 (4.93%) Bash Shell
13 10 (4.93%) Tcl
14 8 (3.94%) Objective-C
15 6 (2.96%) Embedded C
16 5 (2.46%) Go
16 5 (2.46%) PowerShell
17 4 (1.97%) Bourne shell
18 3 (1.48%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 66 (32.51%) Degree
2 12 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.42%) PhD
4 10 (4.93%) PMI Certification
5 7 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.97%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.48%) CCNA
8 3 (1.48%) CISSP
8 3 (1.48%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (1.48%) GIAC
8 3 (1.48%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (1.48%) MCSE
8 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.48%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.48%) SANS
8 3 (1.48%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (1.48%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.42%) QA
2 8 (3.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (8.87%) Docker
2 5 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.48%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.48%) Firmware
3 3 (1.48%) HDFS
3 3 (1.48%) vSphere
4 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (8.37%) Kibana
2 7 (3.45%) Puppet
3 6 (2.96%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.48%) Ansible
4 3 (1.48%) Grafana
4 3 (1.48%) Graphite
4 3 (1.48%) Oozie
4 3 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.48%) Salt
5 1 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.49%) Mesos
Vendors
1 13 (6.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.42%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (4.43%) Google
3 9 (4.43%) Oracle
4 5 (2.46%) VMware
5 3 (1.48%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.48%) SAP
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco
6 2 (0.99%) Tableau
7 1 (0.49%) Apiary
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Negot (+ High equity)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £50,000 - £70,000 and strong bonus/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: equity, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Movement8
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Kilbride, Scotland
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Salary: £24k - £38k
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People Source Consulting
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ECM Selection
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