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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 16 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 186 272 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.44% 18.49% 14.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.55% 27.90% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 169 233 229
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,070 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
905 975 1229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.39% 66.28% 68.09%
Number of salaries quoted 784 871 1087
Average salary £42,500 £44,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.02% +11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 April 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 144 (38.71%) Linux
2 121 (32.53%) C++
3 114 (30.65%) Perl
4 113 (30.38%) Java
5 111 (29.84%) Software Engineering
6 109 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
7 106 (28.49%) Degree
8 100 (26.88%) JavaScript
9 88 (23.66%) HTML
10 81 (21.77%) CSS
11 75 (20.16%) C
12 64 (17.20%) Computer Science
12 64 (17.20%) jQuery
13 58 (15.59%) SQL
14 56 (15.05%) Scrum
14 56 (15.05%) Git (software)
15 54 (14.52%) Django
16 53 (14.25%) TDD
17 52 (13.98%) Electronics
18 51 (13.71%) Bash Shell
19 47 (12.63%) QA
20 44 (11.83%) HTML5
20 44 (11.83%) Algorithms
21 41 (11.02%) Web Services
22 40 (10.75%) Pharmaceutical
23 39 (10.48%) Windows
23 39 (10.48%) NoSQL
23 39 (10.48%) CSS3
24 38 (10.22%) SDLC
25 37 (9.95%) RESTful

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 27 (7.26%) CMS
2 14 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (3.76%) Node.js
3 7 (1.88%) Apache
4 5 (1.34%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.08%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.81%) Confluence
6 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.54%) IIS
7 2 (0.54%) JBoss
7 2 (0.54%) nginx
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.27%) uWSGI
Applications
1 5 (1.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) Simulink
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.88%) GitHub
5 4 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.08%) CloudFront
6 3 (0.81%) SaaS
7 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.65%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.11%) HTTP
3 7 (1.88%) DNS
4 5 (1.34%) AMQP
4 5 (1.34%) LDAP
4 5 (1.34%) MQTT
4 5 (1.34%) Wireless
5 4 (1.08%) Internet
5 4 (1.08%) ZigBee
6 3 (0.81%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.54%) 802.15
7 2 (0.54%) Firewall
7 2 (0.54%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.54%) WAN
7 2 (0.54%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.27%) Ethereal
8 1 (0.27%) LTE
8 1 (0.27%) OFDM
8 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.48%) NoSQL
2 31 (8.33%) MySQL
3 23 (6.18%) Big Data
4 20 (5.38%) Relational Database
5 19 (5.11%) MongoDB
6 16 (4.30%) Data Mining
7 13 (3.49%) Text Mining
8 11 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.42%) HBase
10 6 (1.61%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.61%) SQL Server
11 4 (1.08%) GIS
12 3 (0.81%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (0.81%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.54%) IDOL
13 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 56 (15.05%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.53%) Jenkins
3 25 (6.72%) JIRA
4 17 (4.57%) Selenium
5 12 (3.23%) Bugzilla
5 12 (3.23%) Maven
6 7 (1.88%) Bower
6 7 (1.88%) Grunt
6 7 (1.88%) gulp
7 6 (1.61%) Artifactory
7 6 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (1.61%) Subversion
8 4 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.08%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.08%) JUnit
8 4 (1.08%) NUnit
8 4 (1.08%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.81%) Gradle
9 3 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (0.81%) SonarQube
General
1 52 (13.98%) Electronics
2 40 (10.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.88%) Finance
5 4 (1.08%) Advertising
6 3 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.81%) Military
7 2 (0.54%) Games
7 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (40.59%) Developer
2 68 (18.28%) Python Developer
3 47 (12.63%) Test Engineer
4 46 (12.37%) Software Engineer
5 44 (11.83%) Full Stack Developer
6 33 (8.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 33 (8.87%) Software Test Engineer
7 31 (8.33%) Programmer
8 27 (7.26%) Author
8 27 (7.26%) Senior Technical Author
8 27 (7.26%) Technical Author
9 26 (6.99%) Test Automation Engineer
10 24 (6.45%) Senior Developer
11 23 (6.18%) Linux Engineer
11 23 (6.18%) Software Developer
12 20 (5.38%) Linux Developer
13 19 (5.11%) C++ Developer
13 19 (5.11%) Java Developer
13 19 (5.11%) Tester
14 15 (4.03%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (23.66%) HTML
2 81 (21.77%) CSS
3 64 (17.20%) jQuery
4 54 (14.52%) Django
5 44 (11.83%) HTML5
6 41 (11.02%) Web Services
7 39 (10.48%) CSS3
8 37 (9.95%) RESTful
9 27 (7.26%) AngularJS
10 26 (6.99%) XML
11 23 (6.18%) JSON
12 20 (5.38%) Natural Language Processing
13 19 (5.11%) STL
14 18 (4.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 16 (4.30%) .NET
16 11 (2.96%) REST
17 9 (2.42%) Ember.js
18 7 (1.88%) ASP.NET
18 7 (1.88%) LAMP
19 6 (1.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.20%) Computer Science
2 44 (11.83%) Algorithms
3 31 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 26 (6.99%) Life Science
5 19 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.30%) Informatics
7 15 (4.03%) Data Structures
7 15 (4.03%) Mobile App
7 15 (4.03%) Smart Meter
8 12 (3.23%) Biology
9 11 (2.96%) Physics
10 8 (2.15%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.88%) Replication
11 7 (1.88%) User Experience
12 6 (1.61%) Clustering
12 6 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.34%) Cryptography
13 5 (1.34%) Health Informatics
13 5 (1.34%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 144 (38.71%) Linux
2 39 (10.48%) Windows
3 32 (8.60%) Unix
4 8 (2.15%) Android
5 7 (1.88%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.81%) AIX
7 3 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.81%) HPUX
7 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.81%) Solaris
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Debian
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (29.84%) Software Engineering
2 109 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (15.05%) Scrum
4 53 (14.25%) TDD
5 38 (10.22%) SDLC
6 33 (8.87%) Test Automation
7 29 (7.80%) Mentoring
8 27 (7.26%) Coaching
8 27 (7.26%) Content Management
8 27 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (7.26%) Front End Development
9 26 (6.99%) Web Design
10 24 (6.45%) Bioinformatics
10 24 (6.45%) OOP
11 22 (5.91%) Manual Testing
11 22 (5.91%) OO
12 21 (5.65%) BDD
13 20 (5.38%) DevOps
13 20 (5.38%) Open Source
14 19 (5.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 121 (32.53%) C++
2 114 (30.65%) Perl
3 113 (30.38%) Java
4 100 (26.88%) JavaScript
5 75 (20.16%) C
6 58 (15.59%) SQL
7 51 (13.71%) Bash Shell
8 29 (7.80%) C#
9 17 (4.57%) Erlang
10 16 (4.30%) PHP
11 14 (3.76%) Scala
12 10 (2.69%) Ruby
13 9 (2.42%) R
14 8 (2.15%) Embedded C
14 8 (2.15%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.61%) Lua
15 6 (1.61%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.54%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.54%) Groovy
16 2 (0.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 106 (28.49%) Degree
2 14 (3.76%) PhD
3 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) CCNA
4 1 (0.27%) CCNP
4 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.27%) MBA
4 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.27%) RHCE
4 1 (0.27%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (12.63%) QA
2 5 (1.34%) SNOMED CT
3 4 (1.08%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (6.72%) Docker
2 9 (2.42%) Firmware
3 7 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.34%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.27%) Corosync
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) iptables
5 1 (0.27%) NFS
5 1 (0.27%) Postfix
5 1 (0.27%) Samba
5 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.27%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 15 (4.03%) Puppet
2 11 (2.96%) Ansible
3 10 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.34%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.27%) Nagios
6 1 (0.27%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (2.96%) Oracle
2 8 (2.15%) Perforce
2 8 (2.15%) Roku
3 7 (1.88%) VMware
4 5 (1.34%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.81%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.81%) Coverity
6 2 (0.54%) Google
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.54%) Vertica
6 2 (0.54%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco
7 1 (0.27%) ESRI
7 1 (0.27%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.27%) SAP
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