The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 11 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 271 257 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.27% 14.31% 14.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.43% 20.96% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 233 226 256
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Python
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
988 1226 1321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.62% 68.26% 68.62%
Number of salaries quoted 884 1078 1194
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Python
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Cambridge region.

Python Salary Trend in Cambridge

Python
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 252 (45.49%) Linux
2 237 (42.78%) C++
3 223 (40.25%) C
4 188 (33.94%) Degree
5 180 (32.49%) Perl
6 157 (28.34%) Computer Science
7 148 (26.71%) Software Engineering
8 135 (24.37%) HTML
9 134 (24.19%) JavaScript
10 117 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
11 96 (17.33%) Windows
12 94 (16.97%) SQL
13 89 (16.06%) PHP
14 88 (15.88%) Java
15 86 (15.52%) CSS
16 82 (14.80%) UNIX
17 73 (13.18%) Bash Shell
18 66 (11.91%) Electronics
18 66 (11.91%) C#
19 63 (11.37%) Automated Testing
20 62 (11.19%) Test Automation
21 61 (11.01%) QA
21 61 (11.01%) MySQL
22 56 (10.11%) Internet
23 53 (9.57%) OO
23 53 (9.57%) Scrum
23 53 (9.57%) Mentoring
24 52 (9.39%) Web Services
25 50 (9.03%) Web Development
26 48 (8.66%) XML

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (7.94%) Apache
2 39 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.07%) Zope
3 17 (3.07%) Plone
4 16 (2.89%) Node.js
5 11 (1.99%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.44%) IIS
7 5 (0.90%) SAS
7 5 (0.90%) JBoss
8 4 (0.72%) nginx
8 4 (0.72%) CMS
9 2 (0.36%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.36%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.54%) MS Office
2 3 (0.54%) 3ds Max
2 3 (0.54%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.18%) MS Project
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.18%) Maya
3 1 (0.18%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.23%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (4.69%) SaaS
4 18 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.36%) GitHub
5 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.36%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 56 (10.11%) Internet
2 48 (8.66%) TCP/IP
3 37 (6.68%) Wireless
4 32 (5.78%) HTTP
5 22 (3.97%) Firewall
6 12 (2.17%) HTTPS
7 9 (1.62%) ICMP
7 9 (1.62%) DNS
7 9 (1.62%) SSL
8 8 (1.44%) Network Security
9 7 (1.26%) MPLS
9 7 (1.26%) ZigBee
10 6 (1.08%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (1.08%) 3G
10 6 (1.08%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.08%) Intranet
11 5 (0.90%) Bluetooth
11 5 (0.90%) SDH
11 5 (0.90%) SNMP
11 5 (0.90%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.01%) MySQL
2 41 (7.40%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (6.86%) NoSQL
4 27 (4.87%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.89%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.17%) Big Data
7 9 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (1.62%) MariaDB
8 7 (1.26%) Text Mining
9 5 (0.90%) CouchDB
9 5 (0.90%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server
10 3 (0.54%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.54%) Firebird
11 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.36%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.36%) QlikView
11 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 36 (6.50%) Jenkins
2 34 (6.14%) JIRA
3 25 (4.51%) Git (software)
3 25 (4.51%) Selenium
3 25 (4.51%) Eclipse
4 14 (2.53%) Bugzilla
5 12 (2.17%) Subversion
5 12 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.62%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.62%) GCC
7 8 (1.44%) CruiseControl
7 8 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (1.08%) SCons
8 6 (1.08%) QADirector
8 6 (1.08%) JMeter
8 6 (1.08%) LoadUI
9 5 (0.90%) LabVIEW
9 5 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.72%) Hudson
11 3 (0.54%) FitNesse
General
1 66 (11.91%) Electronics
2 33 (5.96%) Marketing
3 17 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.89%) Finance
5 10 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (1.44%) Games
7 6 (1.08%) Automotive
8 5 (0.90%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.72%) Advertising
10 3 (0.54%) Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 199 (35.92%) Developer
2 152 (27.44%) Software Engineer
3 77 (13.90%) Software Developer
4 74 (13.36%) Test Engineer
5 53 (9.57%) Web Developer
6 46 (8.30%) Team Leader
7 44 (7.94%) Software Test Engineer
8 43 (7.76%) Programmer
9 35 (6.32%) Administrator
10 34 (6.14%) C++ Developer
11 32 (5.78%) Systems Administrator
11 32 (5.78%) Python Developer
11 32 (5.78%) Software Team Leader
12 30 (5.42%) Software Programmer
13 27 (4.87%) Graduate
13 27 (4.87%) Senior Developer
14 22 (3.97%) Senior Software Engineer
15 21 (3.79%) Tester
15 21 (3.79%) Linux Administrator
16 20 (3.61%) Senior Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (24.37%) HTML
2 86 (15.52%) CSS
3 52 (9.39%) Web Services
4 48 (8.66%) XML
5 29 (5.23%) jQuery
6 24 (4.33%) Django
7 22 (3.97%) XSLT
8 17 (3.07%) HTML5
8 17 (3.07%) .NET
9 11 (1.99%) Ajax
9 11 (1.99%) JSON
10 10 (1.81%) LAMP
11 8 (1.44%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.44%) RESTful
11 8 (1.44%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (1.26%) STL
12 7 (1.26%) Dojo
12 7 (1.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 7 (1.26%) REST
13 6 (1.08%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 157 (28.34%) Computer Science
2 47 (8.48%) Mathematics
3 39 (7.04%) Embedded Systems
4 36 (6.50%) Internet of Things
5 32 (5.78%) Open Source
5 32 (5.78%) Algorithms
6 31 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (5.60%) Visualisation
7 23 (4.15%) User Experience
8 17 (3.07%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.89%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.89%) Cryptography
9 16 (2.89%) Physics
10 15 (2.71%) Statistics
11 13 (2.35%) Data Structures
12 12 (2.17%) Informatics
13 9 (1.62%) CUDA
14 7 (1.26%) Smart Meter
15 6 (1.08%) Verilog
16 5 (0.90%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 252 (45.49%) Linux
2 96 (17.33%) Windows
3 82 (14.80%) UNIX
4 42 (7.58%) Android
5 34 (6.14%) Apple iOS
6 22 (3.97%) Debian
7 12 (2.17%) CentOS
8 10 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.44%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (1.44%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.90%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.72%) AIX
11 4 (0.72%) HPUX
11 4 (0.72%) Solaris
12 1 (0.18%) OpenWrt
12 1 (0.18%) Tizen
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (26.71%) Software Engineering
2 117 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (11.37%) Automated Testing
4 62 (11.19%) Test Automation
5 53 (9.57%) OO
5 53 (9.57%) Scrum
5 53 (9.57%) Mentoring
6 50 (9.03%) Web Development
7 46 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (6.14%) Software Testing
9 30 (5.42%) Line Management
10 28 (5.05%) OOD
11 25 (4.51%) Analytics
12 24 (4.33%) Test Scripting
13 22 (3.97%) Project Planning
14 21 (3.79%) Regression Testing
14 21 (3.79%) TDD
15 20 (3.61%) Content Management
15 20 (3.61%) Test Management
15 20 (3.61%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 237 (42.78%) C++
2 223 (40.25%) C
3 180 (32.49%) Perl
4 134 (24.19%) JavaScript
5 94 (16.97%) SQL
6 89 (16.06%) PHP
7 88 (15.88%) Java
8 73 (13.18%) Bash Shell
9 66 (11.91%) C#
10 34 (6.14%) Ruby
11 28 (5.05%) MATLAB
12 22 (3.97%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.53%) Embedded C
14 13 (2.35%) R
15 9 (1.62%) Embedded C++
16 8 (1.44%) Go
17 7 (1.26%) TypeScript
18 6 (1.08%) Objective-C
19 5 (0.90%) Haskell
20 3 (0.54%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 188 (33.94%) Degree
2 30 (5.42%) ISEB
3 15 (2.71%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.08%) LPIC
5 5 (0.90%) Postgraduate
5 5 (0.90%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.90%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.54%) PhD
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.18%) CCNP
7 1 (0.18%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (11.01%) QA
2 4 (0.72%) WAI
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (2.71%) Firmware
2 13 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.81%) Docker
4 8 (1.44%) Varnish
5 7 (1.26%) KVM
5 7 (1.26%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.90%) LXC
6 5 (0.90%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 5 (0.90%) Xen
7 4 (0.72%) Squid
7 4 (0.72%) qmail
7 4 (0.72%) Postfix
8 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.18%) Ceph
9 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (3.25%) Puppet
2 11 (1.99%) Nagios
3 9 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.62%) Ansible
4 7 (1.26%) OPNET
4 7 (1.26%) Cacti
5 6 (1.08%) OpenView
6 5 (0.90%) Mesos
7 4 (0.72%) systemd
7 4 (0.72%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.36%) Munin
8 2 (0.36%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.36%) logstash
8 2 (0.36%) Salt
8 2 (0.36%) Graylog
8 2 (0.36%) Graphite
8 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (5.96%) Red Hat
2 27 (4.87%) VMware
3 25 (4.51%) Oracle
4 24 (4.33%) Perforce
5 22 (3.97%) Microsoft
6 20 (3.61%) Google
7 11 (1.99%) Rackspace
8 8 (1.44%) HP
9 7 (1.26%) Juniper
10 6 (1.08%) Coverity
10 6 (1.08%) Cisco
11 5 (0.90%) Pegasus
11 5 (0.90%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.54%) IBM
12 3 (0.54%) ION Trading
13 2 (0.36%) Tableau
13 2 (0.36%) Veeam
13 2 (0.36%) Citrix
13 2 (0.36%) Business Objects
14 1 (0.18%) Intel
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