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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 16 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Python 173 282 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.60% 17.47% 10.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.07% 26.31% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 136 224 139
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,500
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
907 1072 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 60.79% 66.42% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 744 885 804
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 13 February 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 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.

1 151 (36.74%) Software Engineering
2 143 (34.79%) Degree
3 139 (33.82%) Linux
4 138 (33.58%) C++
5 108 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (25.55%) C
6 105 (25.55%) Perl
7 104 (25.30%) JavaScript
8 98 (23.84%) HTML
9 87 (21.17%) Java
10 83 (20.19%) CSS
11 76 (18.49%) Computer Science
12 67 (16.30%) jQuery
13 65 (15.82%) QA
14 64 (15.57%) Electronics
15 63 (15.33%) TDD
16 58 (14.11%) SQL
16 58 (14.11%) Django
16 58 (14.11%) Git (software)
17 57 (13.87%) Scrum
18 54 (13.14%) C#
19 49 (11.92%) Web Services
19 49 (11.92%) Bash Shell
20 46 (11.19%) HTML5
20 46 (11.19%) Mathematics
21 41 (9.98%) Windows
22 37 (9.00%) CSS3
23 36 (8.76%) NoSQL
23 36 (8.76%) Algorithms
24 35 (8.52%) Test Automation

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 19 (4.62%) Node.js
2 17 (4.14%) CMS
3 11 (2.68%) Apache
4 7 (1.70%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.46%) ArcGIS
6 5 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.49%) JBoss
8 2 (0.49%) SAS
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.73%) 3ds Max
2 3 (0.73%) Blender
2 3 (0.73%) Maya
3 2 (0.49%) Simulink
4 1 (0.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.24%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.46%) CloudFront
4 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.49%) GitHub
6 2 (0.49%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.06%) TCP/IP
2 27 (6.57%) HTTP
3 24 (5.84%) Wireless
4 18 (4.38%) Bluetooth
5 15 (3.65%) Internet
6 12 (2.92%) ZigBee
7 11 (2.68%) 802.15
8 8 (1.95%) DNS
8 8 (1.95%) Firewall
9 7 (1.70%) Ethernet
9 7 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.22%) AMQP
10 5 (1.22%) LDAP
10 5 (1.22%) MQTT
10 5 (1.22%) SSH
10 5 (1.22%) SSL
11 4 (0.97%) FTP
11 4 (0.97%) X.509
12 3 (0.73%) VPN
13 2 (0.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.76%) NoSQL
2 31 (7.54%) MySQL
3 28 (6.81%) MongoDB
4 22 (5.35%) Big Data
5 20 (4.87%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.16%) Data Mining
7 10 (2.43%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.95%) SQL Server
9 8 (1.95%) Text Mining
10 6 (1.46%) GIS
11 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 58 (14.11%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.81%) JIRA
3 24 (5.84%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.14%) Selenium
5 11 (2.68%) Bower
5 11 (2.68%) Grunt
5 11 (2.68%) gulp
6 9 (2.19%) Appium
6 9 (2.19%) Bugzilla
7 8 (1.95%) Maven
8 6 (1.46%) Artifactory
8 6 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (1.46%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.73%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (0.73%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.49%) Subversion
10 2 (0.49%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 64 (15.57%) Electronics
2 28 (6.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 15 (3.65%) Finance
3 15 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.92%) Games
5 3 (0.73%) Military
6 1 (0.24%) Advertising
6 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.24%) Banking
6 1 (0.24%) Billing
6 1 (0.24%) Marketing
6 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.24%) Retail
6 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (39.90%) Developer
2 86 (20.92%) Python Developer
3 78 (18.98%) Software Engineer
4 53 (12.90%) Test Engineer
5 48 (11.68%) Full Stack Developer
6 34 (8.27%) Software Test Engineer
7 31 (7.54%) Tester
8 28 (6.81%) JavaScript Developer
8 28 (6.81%) Programmer
9 27 (6.57%) Senior Developer
10 26 (6.33%) Software Developer
11 23 (5.60%) C++ Software Engineer
12 22 (5.35%) C++ Developer
12 22 (5.35%) Linux Developer
12 22 (5.35%) Linux Engineer
13 21 (5.11%) Automation Engineer
13 21 (5.11%) Test Automation Engineer
14 20 (4.87%) Analyst
14 20 (4.87%) Python Software Engineer
14 20 (4.87%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (23.84%) HTML
2 83 (20.19%) CSS
3 67 (16.30%) jQuery
4 58 (14.11%) Django
5 49 (11.92%) Web Services
6 46 (11.19%) HTML5
7 37 (9.00%) CSS3
8 34 (8.27%) RESTful
9 27 (6.57%) XML
10 19 (4.62%) AngularJS
10 19 (4.62%) STL
11 18 (4.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 17 (4.14%) JSON
12 17 (4.14%) Natural Language Processing
13 15 (3.65%) .NET
14 13 (3.16%) REST
15 11 (2.68%) 802.1X
16 8 (1.95%) JMS
17 6 (1.46%) Middleware
17 6 (1.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 76 (18.49%) Computer Science
2 46 (11.19%) Mathematics
3 36 (8.76%) Algorithms
4 25 (6.08%) Life Science
5 24 (5.84%) Mobile App
6 19 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (4.62%) Physics
7 14 (3.41%) Data Structures
7 14 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (2.92%) Biology
9 11 (2.68%) Smart Meter
10 10 (2.43%) Cryptography
10 10 (2.43%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (2.19%) Digital Media
11 9 (2.19%) Raspberry Pi
12 8 (1.95%) Augmented Reality
13 7 (1.70%) User Experience
14 5 (1.22%) Informatics
15 4 (0.97%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 139 (33.82%) Linux
2 41 (9.98%) Windows
3 31 (7.54%) Unix
4 24 (5.84%) Android
5 10 (2.43%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.70%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.46%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.97%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.73%) AIX
9 3 (0.73%) CentOS
9 3 (0.73%) HPUX
9 3 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (36.74%) Software Engineering
2 108 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (15.33%) TDD
4 57 (13.87%) Scrum
5 35 (8.52%) Test Automation
6 31 (7.54%) OO
6 31 (7.54%) SDLC
7 29 (7.06%) Manual Testing
8 27 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (6.08%) Web Design
10 23 (5.60%) Bioinformatics
10 23 (5.60%) OOP
10 23 (5.60%) Software Testing
11 22 (5.35%) Mentoring
12 20 (4.87%) Automated Testing
13 19 (4.62%) Automation Testing
13 19 (4.62%) Front End Development
14 17 (4.14%) BDD
14 17 (4.14%) Coaching
14 17 (4.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 138 (33.58%) C++
2 105 (25.55%) C
2 105 (25.55%) Perl
3 104 (25.30%) JavaScript
4 87 (21.17%) Java
5 58 (14.11%) SQL
6 54 (13.14%) C#
7 49 (11.92%) Bash Shell
8 16 (3.89%) PHP
9 14 (3.41%) Erlang
10 13 (3.16%) R
11 12 (2.92%) Embedded C
11 12 (2.92%) TTCN
12 10 (2.43%) Ruby
13 9 (2.19%) MATLAB
13 9 (2.19%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.95%) Scala
15 3 (0.73%) Fortran
15 3 (0.73%) GLSL
15 3 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 143 (34.79%) Degree
2 21 (5.11%) PhD
3 17 (4.14%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.92%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.24%) CCNA
7 1 (0.24%) CCNP
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.24%) MBA
7 1 (0.24%) RHCE
7 1 (0.24%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (15.82%) QA
2 4 (0.97%) WAI
3 2 (0.49%) FIPS 140-2
3 2 (0.49%) JTAG
4 1 (0.24%) MISRA
4 1 (0.24%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 19 (4.62%) Docker
2 15 (3.65%) Firmware
3 9 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.95%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.49%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.49%) Xen
6 1 (0.24%) NFS
6 1 (0.24%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (4.14%) Puppet
2 6 (1.46%) Ansible
2 6 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.97%) CFEngine
3 4 (0.97%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.73%) Nagios
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (3.41%) VMware
2 9 (2.19%) Oracle
3 8 (1.95%) Perforce
4 7 (1.70%) Roku
5 6 (1.46%) Cisco
5 6 (1.46%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.46%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.22%) ESRI
6 5 (1.22%) Juniper
7 4 (0.97%) Vertica
8 3 (0.73%) HP
9 2 (0.49%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.49%) Lauterbach
10 1 (0.24%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.24%) Google
10 1 (0.24%) IBM
10 1 (0.24%) Rackspace
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