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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 13 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 245 279 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.04% 14.62% 16.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.95% 21.83% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 218 234 267
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,700 £52,700
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
944 1278 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.65% 66.98% 70.43%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1106 1180
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 May 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 257 (48.04%) Linux
2 232 (43.36%) C++
3 208 (38.88%) C
4 182 (34.02%) Perl
5 174 (32.52%) Degree
6 150 (28.04%) Computer Science
7 135 (25.23%) Software Engineering
8 128 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
9 123 (22.99%) JavaScript
10 120 (22.43%) HTML
11 100 (18.69%) Java
11 100 (18.69%) Windows
12 89 (16.64%) PHP
13 85 (15.89%) SQL
14 84 (15.70%) UNIX
15 81 (15.14%) Bash Shell
16 78 (14.58%) CSS
17 70 (13.08%) MySQL
18 63 (11.78%) Electronics
19 58 (10.84%) Web Services
20 57 (10.65%) Internet
20 57 (10.65%) Automated Testing
21 56 (10.47%) C#
22 55 (10.28%) Test Automation
23 53 (9.91%) QA
24 52 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
24 52 (9.72%) Apache
24 52 (9.72%) Scrum
25 50 (9.35%) TCP/IP
26 49 (9.16%) OO

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 52 (9.72%) Apache
2 46 (8.60%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.55%) Zope
3 19 (3.55%) Plone
4 15 (2.80%) Node.js
5 12 (2.24%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.12%) IIS
6 6 (1.12%) CMS
6 6 (1.12%) GlassFish
6 6 (1.12%) nginx
7 4 (0.75%) JBoss
8 2 (0.37%) SAS
8 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.37%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.19%) Confluence
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.37%) MS Office
2 2 (0.37%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.19%) Blender
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.19%) Maya
3 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.86%) SaaS
3 25 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.37%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 57 (10.65%) Internet
2 50 (9.35%) TCP/IP
3 35 (6.54%) HTTP
3 35 (6.54%) Wireless
4 22 (4.11%) Firewall
5 13 (2.43%) DNS
6 12 (2.24%) HTTPS
6 12 (2.24%) SSL
7 9 (1.68%) ICMP
8 7 (1.31%) ZigBee
8 7 (1.31%) MPLS
9 6 (1.12%) Intranet
9 6 (1.12%) SNMP
9 6 (1.12%) 3G
10 5 (0.93%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (0.93%) LTE
10 5 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.93%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.93%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (13.08%) MySQL
2 38 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (6.17%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.23%) MongoDB
5 25 (4.67%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (2.06%) MariaDB
7 9 (1.68%) Big Data
8 5 (0.93%) Neo4j
8 5 (0.93%) CouchDB
9 4 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.75%) Text Mining
10 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.56%) Firebird
10 3 (0.56%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.37%) QlikView
11 2 (0.37%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 43 (8.04%) Jenkins
2 32 (5.98%) JIRA
3 31 (5.79%) Git (software)
4 28 (5.23%) Selenium
5 23 (4.30%) Eclipse
6 14 (2.62%) Subversion
7 12 (2.24%) Bugzilla
8 10 (1.87%) GCC
9 9 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.50%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (1.50%) CruiseControl
11 7 (1.31%) JMeter
11 7 (1.31%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.12%) LoadUI
12 6 (1.12%) TestNG
12 6 (1.12%) QADirector
12 6 (1.12%) Mockito
12 6 (1.12%) SCons
13 5 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.75%) Hudson
General
1 63 (11.78%) Electronics
2 35 (6.54%) Marketing
3 17 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.80%) Finance
5 9 (1.68%) Games
6 5 (0.93%) Multimedia
7 4 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.75%) Banking
7 4 (0.75%) Automotive
7 4 (0.75%) Advertising
8 2 (0.37%) Military
9 1 (0.19%) German Language
9 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 191 (35.70%) Developer
2 146 (27.29%) Software Engineer
3 72 (13.46%) Software Developer
4 61 (11.40%) Test Engineer
5 43 (8.04%) Web Developer
6 41 (7.66%) Team Leader
7 40 (7.48%) Programmer
8 37 (6.92%) Software Test Engineer
9 35 (6.54%) C++ Developer
10 33 (6.17%) Administrator
10 33 (6.17%) Python Developer
11 30 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
12 29 (5.42%) Software Team Leader
12 29 (5.42%) Software Programmer
13 28 (5.23%) Senior Developer
14 25 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
15 24 (4.49%) Linux Administrator
16 22 (4.11%) Tester
16 22 (4.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 21 (3.93%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (22.43%) HTML
2 78 (14.58%) CSS
3 58 (10.84%) Web Services
4 44 (8.22%) XML
5 23 (4.30%) jQuery
6 21 (3.93%) Django
7 19 (3.55%) XSLT
8 17 (3.18%) .NET
9 16 (2.99%) HTML5
10 15 (2.80%) Spring
11 13 (2.43%) JSON
12 12 (2.24%) Ajax
12 12 (2.24%) RESTful
13 10 (1.87%) JSP
13 10 (1.87%) AngularJS
14 9 (1.68%) LAMP
14 9 (1.68%) J2EE
15 8 (1.50%) Hibernate
15 8 (1.50%) REST
16 7 (1.31%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 150 (28.04%) Computer Science
2 37 (6.92%) Mathematics
3 33 (6.17%) Internet of Things
4 31 (5.79%) Algorithms
5 30 (5.61%) Visualisation
6 29 (5.42%) Embedded Systems
7 25 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (4.49%) User Experience
9 20 (3.74%) Mobile App
10 18 (3.36%) Physics
11 16 (2.99%) Management Information System
12 15 (2.80%) Statistics
13 13 (2.43%) Data Structures
14 11 (2.06%) Informatics
14 11 (2.06%) Cryptography
15 9 (1.68%) CUDA
16 7 (1.31%) Data Centre
17 6 (1.12%) LIMS
17 6 (1.12%) Verilog
17 6 (1.12%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 257 (48.04%) Linux
2 100 (18.69%) Windows
3 84 (15.70%) UNIX
4 46 (8.60%) Android
5 35 (6.54%) Apple iOS
6 22 (4.11%) Debian
7 17 (3.18%) CentOS
8 8 (1.50%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.93%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.75%) AIX
11 4 (0.75%) HPUX
11 4 (0.75%) Solaris
12 1 (0.19%) Tizen
12 1 (0.19%) OpenWrt
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (25.23%) Software Engineering
2 128 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (10.65%) Automated Testing
4 55 (10.28%) Test Automation
5 52 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (9.72%) Scrum
6 49 (9.16%) OO
7 44 (8.22%) Mentoring
8 42 (7.85%) Web Development
9 33 (6.17%) Line Management
10 32 (5.98%) SDLC
11 31 (5.79%) Open Source
12 28 (5.23%) TDD
13 27 (5.05%) OOD
14 25 (4.67%) Test Scripting
14 25 (4.67%) Software Testing
15 20 (3.74%) Project Planning
16 19 (3.55%) Analytics
17 17 (3.18%) Manual Testing
17 17 (3.18%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 232 (43.36%) C++
2 208 (38.88%) C
3 182 (34.02%) Perl
4 123 (22.99%) JavaScript
5 100 (18.69%) Java
6 89 (16.64%) PHP
7 85 (15.89%) SQL
8 81 (15.14%) Bash Shell
9 56 (10.47%) C#
10 32 (5.98%) Ruby
11 24 (4.49%) MATLAB
12 23 (4.30%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.99%) Embedded C
14 11 (2.06%) Embedded C++
15 10 (1.87%) R
16 8 (1.50%) Go
17 6 (1.12%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.93%) Haskell
18 5 (0.93%) TypeScript
19 3 (0.56%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 174 (32.52%) Degree
2 20 (3.74%) ISEB
3 12 (2.24%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.12%) PhD
5 6 (1.12%) LPIC
6 5 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CCNP
8 1 (0.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.91%) QA
2 4 (0.75%) WAI
3 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 21 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.80%) Firmware
3 11 (2.06%) Docker
4 10 (1.87%) Varnish
5 8 (1.50%) Xen
6 7 (1.31%) KVM
7 6 (1.12%) Active Directory
7 6 (1.12%) qmail
7 6 (1.12%) Postfix
8 5 (0.93%) LXC
8 5 (0.93%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (0.75%) Squid
10 3 (0.56%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.19%) XenServer
12 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.19%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 15 (2.80%) Puppet
2 11 (2.06%) Nagios
3 9 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.31%) Cacti
4 7 (1.31%) OPNET
5 6 (1.12%) Ansible
5 6 (1.12%) HAProxy
5 6 (1.12%) systemd
5 6 (1.12%) OpenView
6 5 (0.93%) Mesos
7 2 (0.37%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.37%) logstash
7 2 (0.37%) Salt
7 2 (0.37%) Graylog
7 2 (0.37%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.37%) Graphite
7 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.37%) Munin
Vendors
1 37 (6.92%) VMware
1 37 (6.92%) Red Hat
2 29 (5.42%) Oracle
3 25 (4.67%) Perforce
4 18 (3.36%) Microsoft
5 17 (3.18%) Google
6 10 (1.87%) Rackspace
7 9 (1.68%) HP
8 7 (1.31%) Juniper
9 6 (1.12%) Cisco
9 6 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.12%) Coverity
9 6 (1.12%) Tableau
10 5 (0.93%) Pegasus
11 3 (0.56%) Veeam
11 3 (0.56%) IBM
11 3 (0.56%) Citrix
12 2 (0.37%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.19%) Vertica
13 1 (0.19%) Altera
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