Senior Python Developer Jobs

Senior Python Developer
UK

The median Senior Python Developer salary in the UK is £85,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 3 March 2024.

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

6 months to
3 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 760 869 763
Rank change year-on-year +109 -106 -170
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 76 163 435
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.16% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 68 127 370
10th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £60,000
25th Percentile £67,188 £66,250 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £95,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +35.71%
75th Percentile £111,250 £89,375 £106,875
90th Percentile £138,750 £103,500 £128,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +30.43%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 77,031 104,241 136,469
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 93.48% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57,563 65,286 84,676
10th Percentile £28,573 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,085 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% +5.26%

Senior Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Python Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Python Developer over the 6 months to 3 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 3 March 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 +133 69 £92,500 +15.63% 26
London +157 51 £100,000 +17.65% 23
Work from Home +82 35 £100,000 +25.00% 11
UK excluding London +66 23 £65,000 -7.14% 4
South East +72 13 £72,500 +3.57% 2
Scotland -30 5 £65,000 -3.70% 1
South West +18 3 £70,000 +29.11%
East of England +51 2 £54,000 -28.00%

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 3 March 2024, Senior Python Developer 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 Senior Python Developer in the job title.

1 76 (100.00%) Python
2 49 (64.47%) AWS
3 37 (48.68%) JavaScript
4 35 (46.05%) React
5 34 (44.74%) Finance
6 31 (40.79%) Azure
7 27 (35.53%) TypeScript
8 26 (34.21%) Software Engineering
9 23 (30.26%) Analytics
10 22 (28.95%) Pandas
11 20 (26.32%) Asset Management
11 20 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (26.32%) GCP
12 19 (25.00%) CI/CD
12 19 (25.00%) Equities
12 19 (25.00%) Derivative
13 18 (23.68%) Fixed Income
13 18 (23.68%) Front Office
13 18 (23.68%) Protocol Buffers
13 18 (23.68%) AngularJS
13 18 (23.68%) Material-UI
13 18 (23.68%) Vue
13 18 (23.68%) gRPC
13 18 (23.68%) Apache Airflow
14 16 (21.05%) Kubernetes
14 16 (21.05%) Fintech
15 15 (19.74%) Full Stack Development
15 15 (19.74%) Agile
16 14 (18.42%) Django
16 14 (18.42%) Docker

Senior Python Developer 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 18 (23.68%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 49 (64.47%) AWS
2 31 (40.79%) Azure
3 20 (26.32%) GCP
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon SageMaker
4 2 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.63%) AWS IoT
4 2 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.63%) GitHub
4 2 (2.63%) Serverless
5 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.26%) MySQL
3 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.63%) DynamoDB
5 1 (1.32%) KDB
5 1 (1.32%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Git
2 4 (5.26%) JIRA
3 3 (3.95%) Maven
4 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.63%) JUnit
5 1 (1.32%) Gradle
5 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.32%) Redmine
General
1 34 (44.74%) Finance
2 18 (23.68%) Front Office
3 10 (13.16%) Social Skills
4 7 (9.21%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.63%) Back Office
5 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Advertising
6 1 (1.32%) Games
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.05%) React
2 22 (28.95%) Pandas
3 18 (23.68%) AngularJS
3 18 (23.68%) gRPC
3 18 (23.68%) Material-UI
3 18 (23.68%) Protocol Buffers
3 18 (23.68%) Vue
4 14 (18.42%) Django
5 13 (17.11%) Flask
6 6 (7.89%) RESTful
7 5 (6.58%) FastAPI
8 4 (5.26%) Middleware
8 4 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.95%) CSS
9 3 (3.95%) HTML
9 3 (3.95%) Node.js
10 2 (2.63%) Hugging Face
10 2 (2.63%) LangChain
10 2 (2.63%) NumPy
10 2 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (25.00%) Derivative
2 19 (25.00%) Equities
3 18 (23.68%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.26%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.63%) IoT
5 2 (2.63%) Molecular Biology
5 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.32%) Exotic Derivative
6 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.32%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.32%) PropTech
6 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Software Engineering
2 23 (30.26%) Analytics
3 20 (26.32%) Asset Management
4 19 (25.00%) CI/CD
5 16 (21.05%) Fintech
6 15 (19.74%) Agile
6 15 (19.74%) Full Stack Development
7 12 (15.79%) Microservices
8 10 (13.16%) DevOps
8 10 (13.16%) User Experience
9 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
9 9 (11.84%) Front End Development
9 9 (11.84%) UX Design
10 7 (9.21%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (7.89%) Investment Management
11 6 (7.89%) Mathematics
11 6 (7.89%) OO
11 6 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (6.58%) Data Science
12 5 (6.58%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) Python
2 37 (48.68%) JavaScript
3 27 (35.53%) TypeScript
4 8 (10.53%) SQL
5 4 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (2.63%) C++
6 2 (2.63%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.32%) Bash
7 1 (1.32%) C
7 1 (1.32%) C#
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Degree
2 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) Master's Degree
4 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.32%) PhD
5 1 (1.32%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.32%) EMIR
1 1 (1.32%) MiFID
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 14 (18.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (21.05%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.26%) Ansible
3 3 (3.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (2.63%) Google