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The median annual salary for a Senior Python Programmer was £117,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

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

Senior Python Programmer
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1205 1002 794
Rank change year-on-year -203 -208 +309
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Python Programmer 20 13 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.012% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
10th Percentile - - £96,750
25th Percentile £102,500 - £99,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £117,500 - £107,500
Median % change year-on-year - - +43.33%
75th Percentile £132,500 - £116,875
90th Percentile - - £120,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

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 157,584 104,448 61,838
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.94% 91.16% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 84,426 74,016 50,484
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,276 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,800 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.05% - +5.56%

Senior Python Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Python Programmer in the UK

Senior Python Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Python Programmer in the UK

Senior Python Programmer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Python Programmer within the UK over the 6 months to 7 August 2022. 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
London -197 18 £117,500 -
England -200 18 £117,500 -
Work from Home - 4 £110,000 -
UK excluding London -112 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Senior Python Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, Senior Python Programmer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Python Programmer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Python
2 18 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (90.00%) Hedge funds
2 18 (90.00%) Analytics
3 14 (70.00%) Machine Learning
3 14 (70.00%) C++
4 12 (60.00%) Java
5 10 (50.00%) OO
5 10 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 10 (50.00%) SciPy
5 10 (50.00%) Data Transformation
5 10 (50.00%) Proprietary Trading
5 10 (50.00%) TensorFlow
5 10 (50.00%) PyTorch
5 10 (50.00%) Data Science
6 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (20.00%) Backtesting
8 4 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (20.00%) Beautiful Soup
8 4 (20.00%) React
8 4 (20.00%) Data Engineering
8 4 (20.00%) Fintech
8 4 (20.00%) Fixed Income
8 4 (20.00%) Equities
8 4 (20.00%) PhD
8 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (20.00%) Selenium
8 4 (20.00%) Big Data

Senior Python Programmer 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (10.00%) AWS
1 2 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (10.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) PyTorch
1 10 (50.00%) SciPy
1 10 (50.00%) TensorFlow
2 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (20.00%) Beautiful Soup
2 4 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (90.00%) Hedge funds
2 4 (20.00%) Equities
2 4 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Analytics
1 18 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (70.00%) Machine Learning
3 10 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 10 (50.00%) Data Science
3 10 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 10 (50.00%) OO
3 10 (50.00%) Proprietary Trading
4 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Backtesting
6 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) Data Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Fintech
6 4 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (10.00%) Application Security
7 2 (10.00%) Containerisation
7 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Development
7 2 (10.00%) Static Application Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Python
2 14 (70.00%) C++
3 12 (60.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Go
4 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker