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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 11 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 290 187 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.16% 11.97% 9.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.15% 17.96% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 209 168 155
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
1109 1041 1464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 61.78% 66.65% 71.24%
Number of salaries quoted 897 922 1327
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 30 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 261 (47.03%) Linux
2 214 (38.56%) Java
3 201 (36.22%) Degree
4 190 (34.23%) C++
5 179 (32.25%) Software Engineering
6 158 (28.47%) C
7 152 (27.39%) Perl
8 146 (26.31%) JavaScript
9 136 (24.50%) Computer Science
10 125 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
11 117 (21.08%) C#
12 115 (20.72%) HTML
13 105 (18.92%) Windows
14 91 (16.40%) UNIX
15 87 (15.68%) PHP
16 84 (15.14%) MySQL
16 84 (15.14%) Ruby
17 75 (13.51%) Wireless
18 74 (13.33%) CSS
18 74 (13.33%) QA
19 71 (12.79%) Internet
20 66 (11.89%) Mathematics
21 65 (11.71%) SQL
21 65 (11.71%) OO
22 62 (11.17%) Web Services
23 56 (10.09%) jQuery
24 55 (9.91%) NoSQL
25 52 (9.37%) Scrum
26 51 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
26 51 (9.19%) Algorithms

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 28 (5.05%) Apache
2 18 (3.24%) Tomcat
3 16 (2.88%) Node.js
4 14 (2.52%) OpenStack
5 11 (1.98%) CloudStack
6 9 (1.62%) IIS
7 7 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.54%) nginx
9 2 (0.36%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.36%) CMS
10 1 (0.18%) Drupal
10 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.18%) SAS
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.18%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (1.98%) MS Office
2 10 (1.80%) 3ds Max
3 7 (1.26%) MS Excel
4 5 (0.90%) Simulink
4 5 (0.90%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.72%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.18%) Maya
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) Blender
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.62%) SaaS
4 6 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.36%) Route 53
5 2 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 75 (13.51%) Wireless
2 71 (12.79%) Internet
3 35 (6.31%) TCP/IP
4 32 (5.77%) HTTP
5 19 (3.42%) SNMP
6 18 (3.24%) 3G
7 16 (2.88%) LTE
8 15 (2.70%) Firewall
9 13 (2.34%) DNS
9 13 (2.34%) Ethernet
10 12 (2.16%) 2G
10 12 (2.16%) 4G
11 11 (1.98%) SAN
12 10 (1.80%) iSCSI
12 10 (1.80%) ZigBee
13 9 (1.62%) SSH
14 8 (1.44%) NAS
15 7 (1.26%) RTP
16 6 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (1.08%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (15.14%) MySQL
2 55 (9.91%) NoSQL
3 38 (6.85%) MongoDB
4 31 (5.59%) Big Data
5 22 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.44%) Text Mining
6 8 (1.44%) SQL Server
7 7 (1.26%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.72%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.54%) SQLite
12 2 (0.36%) MS Access
12 2 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.18%) Redis
13 1 (0.18%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 46 (8.29%) Git (software)
2 36 (6.49%) Jenkins
3 22 (3.96%) Eclipse
3 22 (3.96%) Subversion
4 21 (3.78%) Bugzilla
5 18 (3.24%) Maven
6 16 (2.88%) Selenium
7 10 (1.80%) Hudson
8 8 (1.44%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.26%) CMake
9 7 (1.26%) Ant
10 6 (1.08%) TestLink
10 6 (1.08%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.90%) Valgrind
11 5 (0.90%) JUnit
11 5 (0.90%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.90%) FitNesse
11 5 (0.90%) JIRA
12 4 (0.72%) Firebug
12 4 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (7.75%) Telecoms
2 27 (4.86%) Finance
3 22 (3.96%) Marketing
4 20 (3.60%) Electronics
5 19 (3.42%) Games
6 16 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (2.52%) Multimedia
8 12 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.62%) Automotive
9 9 (1.62%) Banking
10 7 (1.26%) Military
11 5 (0.90%) Avionics
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 181 (32.61%) Developer
2 171 (30.81%) Software Engineer
3 80 (14.41%) Test Engineer
4 51 (9.19%) Web Developer
5 38 (6.85%) Administrator
6 35 (6.31%) Systems Administrator
7 34 (6.13%) Software Test Engineer
8 31 (5.59%) Python Developer
9 27 (4.86%) Senior Software Engineer
9 27 (4.86%) Software Developer
10 25 (4.50%) Development Engineer
11 23 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (3.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 17 (3.06%) Linux Engineer
14 15 (2.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 15 (2.70%) Java Developer
14 15 (2.70%) Junior
14 15 (2.70%) UNIX Administrator
15 13 (2.34%) Graduate
16 12 (2.16%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (20.72%) HTML
2 74 (13.33%) CSS
3 62 (11.17%) Web Services
4 56 (10.09%) jQuery
5 35 (6.31%) XML
5 35 (6.31%) .NET
6 32 (5.77%) Django
7 28 (5.05%) RESTful
8 25 (4.50%) HTML5
9 22 (3.96%) Ruby on Rails
10 21 (3.78%) J2EE
11 20 (3.60%) LAMP
11 20 (3.60%) Middleware
12 13 (2.34%) CSS3
13 11 (1.98%) STL
13 11 (1.98%) Spring
13 11 (1.98%) JSON
13 11 (1.98%) Hibernate
13 11 (1.98%) ASP.NET
14 10 (1.80%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 136 (24.50%) Computer Science
2 66 (11.89%) Mathematics
3 51 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (9.19%) Algorithms
4 50 (9.01%) Open Source
5 28 (5.05%) Mobile App
6 26 (4.68%) Embedded Systems
7 24 (4.32%) Physics
7 24 (4.32%) Cryptography
8 21 (3.78%) Visualisation
9 17 (3.06%) Device Driver
10 16 (2.88%) Internet of Things
11 15 (2.70%) PKI
12 14 (2.52%) IPTV
13 13 (2.34%) Blog
14 12 (2.16%) 3D Graphics
14 12 (2.16%) User Experience
15 10 (1.80%) Smartphone
15 10 (1.80%) Statistics
16 9 (1.62%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 261 (47.03%) Linux
2 105 (18.92%) Windows
3 91 (16.40%) UNIX
4 29 (5.23%) Ubuntu
5 27 (4.86%) Android
6 22 (3.96%) Apple iOS
7 19 (3.42%) Debian
8 15 (2.70%) CentOS
9 14 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.80%) Mac OS X
11 9 (1.62%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.54%) SUSE
13 3 (0.54%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.54%) AIX
13 3 (0.54%) HPUX
13 3 (0.54%) Solaris
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (32.25%) Software Engineering
2 125 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (11.71%) OO
4 52 (9.37%) Scrum
5 48 (8.65%) Automated Testing
6 46 (8.29%) Test Scripting
7 38 (6.85%) Test Automation
8 37 (6.67%) DevOps
9 36 (6.49%) Web Development
10 35 (6.31%) OOD
11 31 (5.59%) TDD
11 31 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (4.86%) Mentoring
13 26 (4.68%) E-Commerce
13 26 (4.68%) Regression Testing
14 25 (4.50%) Manual Testing
15 24 (4.32%) Software Architecture
15 24 (4.32%) Configuration Management
16 19 (3.42%) OOP
16 19 (3.42%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 214 (38.56%) Java
2 190 (34.23%) C++
3 158 (28.47%) C
4 152 (27.39%) Perl
5 146 (26.31%) JavaScript
6 117 (21.08%) C#
7 87 (15.68%) PHP
8 84 (15.14%) Ruby
9 65 (11.71%) SQL
10 46 (8.29%) Bash Shell
11 34 (6.13%) Embedded C
12 22 (3.96%) MATLAB
13 20 (3.60%) Shell Script
14 19 (3.42%) PowerShell
15 15 (2.70%) Bourne shell
16 12 (2.16%) R
17 10 (1.80%) Objective-C
18 9 (1.62%) Embedded C++
19 7 (1.26%) GLSL
20 6 (1.08%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 201 (36.22%) Degree
2 16 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.80%) ISEB
4 9 (1.62%) PhD
5 7 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.08%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.90%) CCNA
7 5 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.54%) RHCE
9 3 (0.54%) CEH
9 3 (0.54%) CISMP
9 3 (0.54%) CISSP
10 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (13.33%) QA
2 11 (1.98%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.90%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.90%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.52%) Firmware
3 12 (2.16%) KVM
4 10 (1.80%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.72%) Xen
6 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.54%) XenServer
7 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.18%) NFS
8 1 (0.18%) Varnish
8 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (6.31%) Puppet
2 24 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.08%) Ansible
4 5 (0.90%) Nagios
5 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.36%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 30 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.78%) Red Hat
3 16 (2.88%) Perforce
3 16 (2.88%) VMware
4 9 (1.62%) HP
5 8 (1.44%) MKS
5 8 (1.44%) Google
6 6 (1.08%) Splunk
6 6 (1.08%) NetApp
7 5 (0.90%) Hitachi
7 5 (0.90%) Sun
8 4 (0.72%) Coverity
9 3 (0.54%) Zend
9 3 (0.54%) Adobe
9 3 (0.54%) Citrix
10 2 (0.36%) Intel
11 1 (0.18%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.18%) IBM
11 1 (0.18%) Siemens
11 1 (0.18%) Sage
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