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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 12 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 209 264 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.93% 14.84% 13.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.38% 23.51% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 184 209 205
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 £35,000 £31,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
894 1123 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.86% 63.13% 66.34%
Number of salaries quoted 785 955 997
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 272 (55.97%) Linux
2 190 (39.09%) C++
3 172 (35.39%) Degree
4 165 (33.95%) C
5 164 (33.74%) Perl
6 136 (27.98%) Computer Science
7 128 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
8 114 (23.46%) Software Engineering
9 104 (21.40%) Windows
10 102 (20.99%) Java
11 92 (18.93%) HTML
12 86 (17.70%) JavaScript
13 78 (16.05%) Bash Shell
14 73 (15.02%) SQL
15 68 (13.99%) UNIX
15 68 (13.99%) Apache
16 66 (13.58%) Web Services
17 65 (13.37%) CSS
18 56 (11.52%) VMware
18 56 (11.52%) MySQL
18 56 (11.52%) Red Hat
19 53 (10.91%) PHP
19 53 (10.91%) Tomcat
19 53 (10.91%) Scrum
19 53 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
20 52 (10.70%) Internet
21 51 (10.49%) TCP/IP
22 48 (9.88%) Automated Testing
23 45 (9.26%) C#
23 45 (9.26%) Test Automation

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 68 (13.99%) Apache
2 53 (10.91%) Tomcat
3 23 (4.73%) Zope
4 22 (4.53%) Plone
5 18 (3.70%) Node.js
6 11 (2.26%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.65%) nginx
7 8 (1.65%) CMS
8 6 (1.23%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.41%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.41%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.41%) IIS
10 1 (0.21%) JBoss
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.21%) SAS
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (0.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.73%) SaaS
3 21 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.41%) GitHub
5 2 (0.41%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 52 (10.70%) Internet
2 51 (10.49%) TCP/IP
3 35 (7.20%) HTTP
4 31 (6.38%) Firewall
5 22 (4.53%) DNS
6 19 (3.91%) SSL
6 19 (3.91%) Wireless
7 9 (1.85%) SAN
7 9 (1.85%) LDAP
8 8 (1.65%) ICMP
9 7 (1.44%) Ethernet
9 7 (1.44%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.03%) Bluetooth
10 5 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.03%) ZigBee
11 4 (0.82%) SNMP
11 4 (0.82%) Intranet
12 3 (0.62%) WAN
12 3 (0.62%) DHCP
12 3 (0.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.52%) MySQL
2 34 (7.00%) Relational Database
3 32 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (5.14%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.73%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.88%) MariaDB
7 10 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.44%) SQL Server
10 5 (1.03%) CouchDB
10 5 (1.03%) Neo4j
10 5 (1.03%) Big Data
11 4 (0.82%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.41%) Firebird
12 2 (0.41%) Text Mining
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.21%) Spotfire
13 1 (0.21%) QlikView
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 45 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 32 (6.58%) Git (software)
3 30 (6.17%) Selenium
4 20 (4.12%) JIRA
5 16 (3.29%) Subversion
6 15 (3.09%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.44%) JMeter
7 7 (1.44%) Bugzilla
7 7 (1.44%) Grunt
7 7 (1.44%) Bower
7 7 (1.44%) gulp
8 6 (1.23%) LoadUI
8 6 (1.23%) QADirector
8 6 (1.23%) HP UFT
8 6 (1.23%) TestNG
8 6 (1.23%) Mockito
8 6 (1.23%) GCC
9 5 (1.03%) Moq
9 5 (1.03%) Hudson
9 5 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (8.64%) Electronics
2 39 (8.02%) Marketing
3 14 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.26%) Finance
5 7 (1.44%) Games
6 5 (1.03%) Multimedia
7 4 (0.82%) Advertising
8 3 (0.62%) Banking
8 3 (0.62%) Automotive
9 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Retail
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 161 (33.13%) Developer
2 120 (24.69%) Software Engineer
3 66 (13.58%) Software Developer
4 57 (11.73%) Test Engineer
5 35 (7.20%) Administrator
5 35 (7.20%) Linux Engineer
6 33 (6.79%) Linux Administrator
7 32 (6.58%) Senior Developer
7 32 (6.58%) Software Test Engineer
8 31 (6.38%) Python Developer
9 30 (6.17%) Programmer
10 29 (5.97%) Team Leader
11 28 (5.76%) Tester
12 27 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
13 25 (5.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 24 (4.94%) C++ Developer
14 24 (4.94%) Web Developer
15 23 (4.73%) Senior Software Engineer
16 22 (4.53%) Software Programmer
17 21 (4.32%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (18.93%) HTML
2 66 (13.58%) Web Services
3 65 (13.37%) CSS
4 36 (7.41%) XML
5 19 (3.91%) RESTful
6 17 (3.50%) Spring
6 17 (3.50%) .NET
7 16 (3.29%) JSON
7 16 (3.29%) REST
8 14 (2.88%) HTML5
8 14 (2.88%) Django
9 13 (2.67%) jQuery
9 13 (2.67%) Ajax
9 13 (2.67%) XSLT
10 12 (2.47%) JSP
11 11 (2.26%) CSS3
12 10 (2.06%) AngularJS
12 10 (2.06%) Hibernate
13 9 (1.85%) J2EE
13 9 (1.85%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 136 (27.98%) Computer Science
2 39 (8.02%) Mathematics
3 34 (7.00%) Algorithms
4 22 (4.53%) Internet of Things
5 21 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.32%) Visualisation
6 20 (4.12%) Mobile App
7 18 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
8 17 (3.50%) Physics
8 17 (3.50%) Management Information System
8 17 (3.50%) Cryptography
9 15 (3.09%) Statistics
9 15 (3.09%) User Experience
10 10 (2.06%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.06%) Informatics
11 9 (1.85%) CUDA
12 6 (1.23%) Robotics
12 6 (1.23%) LIMS
13 5 (1.03%) GIS
13 5 (1.03%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 272 (55.97%) Linux
2 104 (21.40%) Windows
3 68 (13.99%) UNIX
4 40 (8.23%) Android
5 28 (5.76%) Apple iOS
6 27 (5.56%) Debian
7 23 (4.73%) CentOS
8 18 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.44%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.03%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.41%) AIX
11 2 (0.41%) HPUX
11 2 (0.41%) Solaris
12 1 (0.21%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (23.46%) Software Engineering
3 53 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
3 53 (10.91%) Scrum
4 48 (9.88%) Automated Testing
5 45 (9.26%) Test Automation
6 39 (8.02%) OO
6 39 (8.02%) Mentoring
7 34 (7.00%) Line Management
8 33 (6.79%) SDLC
9 29 (5.97%) DevOps
9 29 (5.97%) TDD
10 27 (5.56%) Open Source
10 27 (5.56%) Manual Testing
11 22 (4.53%) Web Development
11 22 (4.53%) OOD
12 21 (4.32%) Configuration Management
12 21 (4.32%) Test Scripting
13 19 (3.91%) Software Testing
14 16 (3.29%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 190 (39.09%) C++
2 165 (33.95%) C
3 164 (33.74%) Perl
4 102 (20.99%) Java
5 86 (17.70%) JavaScript
6 78 (16.05%) Bash Shell
7 73 (15.02%) SQL
8 53 (10.91%) PHP
9 45 (9.26%) C#
10 27 (5.56%) Ruby
11 21 (4.32%) Shell Script
12 18 (3.70%) MATLAB
13 9 (1.85%) R
14 8 (1.65%) Go
15 6 (1.23%) Embedded C
16 5 (1.03%) Embedded C++
16 5 (1.03%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.03%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.03%) Haskell
17 4 (0.82%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 172 (35.39%) Degree
2 15 (3.09%) PhD
3 8 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.44%) LPIC
5 5 (1.03%) ISEB
6 4 (0.82%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.85%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) WAI
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 36 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.09%) Xen
3 13 (2.67%) Firmware
3 13 (2.67%) Docker
4 10 (2.06%) Varnish
4 10 (2.06%) VirtualBox
4 10 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.06%) qmail
4 10 (2.06%) Postfix
5 7 (1.44%) KVM
6 5 (1.03%) LXC
6 5 (1.03%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 4 (0.82%) vSphere
8 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.41%) Squid
9 1 (0.21%) XenServer
9 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.21%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 19 (3.91%) Puppet
2 11 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.65%) HAProxy
3 8 (1.65%) Ansible
3 8 (1.65%) systemd
4 5 (1.03%) Nagios
4 5 (1.03%) Mesos
5 3 (0.62%) OpenView
5 3 (0.62%) OPNET
5 3 (0.62%) Cacti
5 3 (0.62%) Salt
6 2 (0.41%) Graylog
6 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.41%) Graphite
6 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.41%) Munin
6 2 (0.41%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.41%) logstash
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 56 (11.52%) Red Hat
1 56 (11.52%) VMware
2 36 (7.41%) Oracle
3 21 (4.32%) Perforce
4 14 (2.88%) Google
5 12 (2.47%) Rackspace
6 8 (1.65%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.44%) HP
8 6 (1.23%) Cisco
8 6 (1.23%) Tableau
9 5 (1.03%) Pegasus
10 4 (0.82%) Citrix
10 4 (0.82%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.82%) F5
10 4 (0.82%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.82%) Veeam
10 4 (0.82%) Coverity
11 3 (0.62%) Juniper
12 1 (0.21%) Xilinx
12 1 (0.21%) Fujitsu
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: Benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 25k-60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £80000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: benefits
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
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Salary: to £45k DoE + benefits
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