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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 10 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Python 217 303 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.40% 16.72% 11.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.44% 26.65% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 199 225 176
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £32,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
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
888 1137 1070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.02% 62.75% 67.94%
Number of salaries quoted 791 936 964
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 31 August 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 243 (53.88%) Linux
2 162 (35.92%) Degree
3 156 (34.59%) C++
4 142 (31.49%) Perl
5 125 (27.72%) C
6 111 (24.61%) Computer Science
7 110 (24.39%) Software Engineering
8 107 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (21.73%) Java
10 89 (19.73%) JavaScript
10 89 (19.73%) Windows
11 88 (19.51%) HTML
12 76 (16.85%) SQL
13 74 (16.41%) Apache
14 71 (15.74%) Web Services
15 68 (15.08%) CSS
16 62 (13.75%) Bash Shell
17 55 (12.20%) Red Hat
17 55 (12.20%) VMware
18 50 (11.09%) UNIX
18 50 (11.09%) Tomcat
19 48 (10.64%) MySQL
20 46 (10.20%) QA
20 46 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
21 45 (9.98%) TCP/IP
21 45 (9.98%) Scrum
21 45 (9.98%) Automated Testing
22 43 (9.53%) Android
22 43 (9.53%) Jenkins
22 43 (9.53%) SDLC

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 74 (16.41%) Apache
2 50 (11.09%) Tomcat
3 26 (5.76%) Node.js
4 19 (4.21%) Zope
5 18 (3.99%) Plone
6 8 (1.77%) nginx
6 8 (1.77%) CMS
7 6 (1.33%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.33%) GlassFish
7 6 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.33%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.89%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.44%) IIS
10 1 (0.22%) JBoss
10 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (0.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Maya
2 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.22%) Blender
2 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.65%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.55%) SaaS
3 14 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.44%) GitHub
5 2 (0.44%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.98%) TCP/IP
2 42 (9.31%) Internet
3 35 (7.76%) HTTP
4 30 (6.65%) Firewall
5 21 (4.66%) DNS
6 18 (3.99%) SSL
7 13 (2.88%) Wireless
8 9 (2.00%) SAN
8 9 (2.00%) LDAP
8 9 (2.00%) Ethernet
9 8 (1.77%) Bluetooth
10 6 (1.33%) ICMP
11 5 (1.11%) ZigBee
12 4 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.67%) FTP
13 3 (0.67%) SSH
13 3 (0.67%) WAN
14 2 (0.44%) Network Security
14 2 (0.44%) SNMP
14 2 (0.44%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.64%) MySQL
2 35 (7.76%) Relational Database
3 28 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (5.32%) NoSQL
5 20 (4.43%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.44%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.00%) Big Data
7 9 (2.00%) MariaDB
8 7 (1.55%) SQL Server
9 5 (1.11%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.67%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.44%) Firebird
12 1 (0.22%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 43 (9.53%) Jenkins
2 38 (8.43%) Git (software)
3 30 (6.65%) Selenium
4 18 (3.99%) JIRA
5 14 (3.10%) Subversion
6 11 (2.44%) Grunt
6 11 (2.44%) Bower
6 11 (2.44%) gulp
7 10 (2.22%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.00%) Appium
9 6 (1.33%) Mockito
9 6 (1.33%) JMeter
9 6 (1.33%) TestNG
10 5 (1.11%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.11%) Moq
11 4 (0.89%) GCC
11 4 (0.89%) QADirector
11 4 (0.89%) NUnit
11 4 (0.89%) JUnit
12 3 (0.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 35 (7.76%) Electronics
2 31 (6.87%) Marketing
3 13 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.44%) Finance
5 5 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.11%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.67%) Games
7 2 (0.44%) Banking
7 2 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 151 (33.48%) Developer
2 102 (22.62%) Software Engineer
3 54 (11.97%) Software Developer
3 54 (11.97%) Test Engineer
4 34 (7.54%) Linux Engineer
5 33 (7.32%) Python Developer
6 31 (6.87%) Administrator
7 30 (6.65%) Tester
7 30 (6.65%) Linux Administrator
8 27 (5.99%) Software Test Engineer
9 24 (5.32%) Senior Developer
10 23 (5.10%) Programmer
10 23 (5.10%) Web Developer
10 23 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (5.10%) Senior Software Engineer
10 23 (5.10%) Linux Support
11 22 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 21 (4.66%) Team Leader
13 18 (3.99%) Support Engineer
13 18 (3.99%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (19.51%) HTML
2 71 (15.74%) Web Services
3 68 (15.08%) CSS
4 33 (7.32%) XML
5 29 (6.43%) RESTful
6 25 (5.54%) jQuery
7 24 (5.32%) Django
8 21 (4.66%) CSS3
9 18 (3.99%) JSON
10 17 (3.77%) HTML5
11 16 (3.55%) Spring
11 16 (3.55%) .NET
12 15 (3.33%) REST
13 13 (2.88%) AngularJS
13 13 (2.88%) Ajax
14 12 (2.66%) JSP
15 10 (2.22%) J2EE
15 10 (2.22%) Hibernate
16 8 (1.77%) Dojo
16 8 (1.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 111 (24.61%) Computer Science
2 38 (8.43%) Mathematics
3 25 (5.54%) Mobile App
4 24 (5.32%) Algorithms
5 23 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.88%) Internet of Things
6 13 (2.88%) Physics
6 13 (2.88%) Cryptography
7 12 (2.66%) Visualisation
8 10 (2.22%) User Experience
8 10 (2.22%) GIS
8 10 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.00%) CUDA
10 8 (1.77%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.55%) Chemistry
12 6 (1.33%) Robotics
12 6 (1.33%) LIMS
12 6 (1.33%) Statistics
13 5 (1.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 243 (53.88%) Linux
2 89 (19.73%) Windows
3 50 (11.09%) UNIX
4 43 (9.53%) Android
5 28 (6.21%) Apple iOS
6 22 (4.88%) Debian
7 21 (4.66%) CentOS
8 19 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.55%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.89%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.22%) AIX
11 1 (0.22%) HPUX
11 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (24.39%) Software Engineering
2 107 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (9.98%) Scrum
4 45 (9.98%) Automated Testing
5 43 (9.53%) SDLC
6 37 (8.20%) Test Automation
7 33 (7.32%) OO
7 33 (7.32%) DevOps
8 32 (7.10%) TDD
8 32 (7.10%) Manual Testing
9 26 (5.76%) Line Management
10 25 (5.54%) Mentoring
11 22 (4.88%) Configuration Management
12 20 (4.43%) Web Design
13 19 (4.21%) Software Testing
14 18 (3.99%) Open Source
15 16 (3.55%) Web Development
15 16 (3.55%) Load Balancing
15 16 (3.55%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 156 (34.59%) C++
2 142 (31.49%) Perl
3 125 (27.72%) C
4 98 (21.73%) Java
5 89 (19.73%) JavaScript
6 76 (16.85%) SQL
7 62 (13.75%) Bash Shell
8 38 (8.43%) C#
9 36 (7.98%) PHP
10 22 (4.88%) Ruby
11 19 (4.21%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.55%) MATLAB
12 7 (1.55%) Fortran
13 5 (1.11%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.11%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.89%) TTCN
14 4 (0.89%) R
14 4 (0.89%) Tcl
15 3 (0.67%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 162 (35.92%) Degree
2 22 (4.88%) PhD
3 9 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.67%) LPIC
6 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.44%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.20%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) WAI
System Software
1 35 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.44%) Firmware
2 11 (2.44%) Docker
3 10 (2.22%) VirtualBox
3 10 (2.22%) Xen
3 10 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.22%) qmail
3 10 (2.22%) Postfix
4 8 (1.77%) Varnish
5 4 (0.89%) vSphere
6 2 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (4.21%) Puppet
2 8 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.77%) HAProxy
2 8 (1.77%) Ansible
2 8 (1.77%) systemd
3 2 (0.44%) Graphite
3 2 (0.44%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.44%) Graylog
3 2 (0.44%) logstash
3 2 (0.44%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.44%) Nagios
3 2 (0.44%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.44%) Munin
4 1 (0.22%) Salt
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 55 (12.20%) Red Hat
1 55 (12.20%) VMware
2 40 (8.87%) Oracle
3 18 (3.99%) Perforce
4 12 (2.66%) ESRI
5 11 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (2.44%) Google
6 10 (2.22%) Rackspace
7 6 (1.33%) Tableau
8 4 (0.89%) F5
8 4 (0.89%) Veeam
8 4 (0.89%) HP
8 4 (0.89%) Cisco
8 4 (0.89%) Citrix
8 4 (0.89%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.44%) Coverity
9 2 (0.44%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.22%) Altera
10 1 (0.22%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.22%) Capita
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