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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 10 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Python 279 182 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.74% 12.05% 12.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.21% 18.07% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 223 164 186
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
989 1007 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.42% 66.69% 61.49%
Number of salaries quoted 837 888 976
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 5 March 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 252 (44.52%) C
2 241 (42.58%) Linux
3 238 (42.05%) C++
4 215 (37.99%) Degree
5 199 (35.16%) Software Engineering
6 170 (30.04%) Computer Science
7 158 (27.92%) Perl
8 143 (25.27%) JavaScript
9 133 (23.50%) HTML
10 131 (23.14%) Java
11 126 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
12 104 (18.37%) Windows
13 97 (17.14%) C#
14 92 (16.25%) SQL
15 87 (15.37%) PHP
16 86 (15.19%) CSS
17 77 (13.60%) UNIX
18 66 (11.66%) MySQL
19 64 (11.31%) Mathematics
20 61 (10.78%) Internet
20 61 (10.78%) Electronics
21 58 (10.25%) Automated Testing
22 56 (9.89%) Web Development
22 56 (9.89%) Test Automation
23 53 (9.36%) OO
24 52 (9.19%) Wireless
24 52 (9.19%) Scrum
24 52 (9.19%) Embedded Systems
24 52 (9.19%) QA
24 52 (9.19%) jQuery

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 21 (3.71%) Apache
2 19 (3.36%) Tomcat
2 19 (3.36%) Node.js
3 13 (2.30%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.24%) IIS
5 6 (1.06%) CloudStack
6 5 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.88%) SAS
6 5 (0.88%) Zope
6 5 (0.88%) Plone
7 4 (0.71%) JBoss
8 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (1.24%) 3ds Max
2 4 (0.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.71%) Simulink
3 3 (0.53%) S-PLUS
3 3 (0.53%) MS Office
4 2 (0.35%) Stateflow
4 2 (0.35%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.18%) Maya
5 1 (0.18%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.18%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.77%) SaaS
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 61 (10.78%) Internet
2 52 (9.19%) Wireless
3 37 (6.54%) TCP/IP
4 22 (3.89%) HTTP
5 16 (2.83%) Firewall
6 13 (2.30%) HTTPS
7 11 (1.94%) SAN
7 11 (1.94%) SNMP
7 11 (1.94%) ZigBee
7 11 (1.94%) iSCSI
7 11 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (1.77%) Ethernet
8 10 (1.77%) 3G
8 10 (1.77%) 802.15
9 9 (1.59%) Network Security
10 8 (1.41%) 2G
11 7 (1.24%) MPLS
11 7 (1.24%) ICMP
11 7 (1.24%) DHCP
12 6 (1.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.66%) MySQL
2 44 (7.77%) NoSQL
3 40 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (4.95%) MongoDB
5 24 (4.24%) Big Data
6 12 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (1.59%) Text Mining
8 6 (1.06%) Spotfire
8 6 (1.06%) QlikView
8 6 (1.06%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.88%) Neo4j
9 5 (0.88%) CouchDB
9 5 (0.88%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.53%) SQL Server
10 3 (0.53%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.35%) Firebird
12 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 31 (5.48%) JIRA
2 30 (5.30%) Jenkins
3 29 (5.12%) Git (software)
4 26 (4.59%) Eclipse
5 15 (2.65%) Selenium
6 12 (2.12%) Visual Studio
7 11 (1.94%) Bugzilla
8 8 (1.41%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.24%) CruiseControl
9 7 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (1.06%) Subversion
10 6 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.06%) GCC
11 5 (0.88%) SCons
11 5 (0.88%) LabVIEW
11 5 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.53%) QADirector
12 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.53%) MSTest
General
1 61 (10.78%) Electronics
2 31 (5.48%) Marketing
3 26 (4.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 25 (4.42%) Finance
5 23 (4.06%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.30%) Automotive
7 10 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.24%) Games
9 6 (1.06%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.71%) Banking
10 4 (0.71%) Advertising
11 3 (0.53%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 193 (34.10%) Software Engineer
2 178 (31.45%) Developer
3 80 (14.13%) Test Engineer
4 58 (10.25%) Web Developer
5 49 (8.66%) Software Developer
6 43 (7.60%) Software Test Engineer
7 42 (7.42%) Team Leader
8 35 (6.18%) Programmer
9 32 (5.65%) Graduate
10 29 (5.12%) Software Team Leader
11 26 (4.59%) Administrator
12 25 (4.42%) C++ Developer
12 25 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
13 24 (4.24%) Software Programmer
13 24 (4.24%) Python Developer
14 23 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
15 21 (3.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 19 (3.36%) Test Team Leader
16 19 (3.36%) Senior Developer
16 19 (3.36%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (23.50%) HTML
2 86 (15.19%) CSS
3 52 (9.19%) jQuery
4 50 (8.83%) Web Services
5 46 (8.13%) XML
6 28 (4.95%) HTML5
7 22 (3.89%) Django
8 21 (3.71%) .NET
9 20 (3.53%) XSLT
9 20 (3.53%) CSS3
10 15 (2.65%) RESTful
11 13 (2.30%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (1.77%) LAMP
12 10 (1.77%) AngularJS
13 9 (1.59%) REST
14 8 (1.41%) ASP.NET
15 6 (1.06%) Hibernate
15 6 (1.06%) JSON
15 6 (1.06%) Qt
15 6 (1.06%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 170 (30.04%) Computer Science
2 64 (11.31%) Mathematics
3 52 (9.19%) Embedded Systems
4 44 (7.77%) Algorithms
5 34 (6.01%) Internet of Things
6 32 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (5.48%) Open Source
8 29 (5.12%) Cryptography
9 22 (3.89%) Visualisation
10 21 (3.71%) User Experience
11 19 (3.36%) Data Structures
11 19 (3.36%) Smart Meter
12 18 (3.18%) Statistics
13 17 (3.00%) Management Information System
14 16 (2.83%) Informatics
15 15 (2.65%) Mobile App
16 13 (2.30%) Device Driver
16 13 (2.30%) Physics
17 8 (1.41%) PKI
18 7 (1.24%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 241 (42.58%) Linux
2 104 (18.37%) Windows
3 77 (13.60%) UNIX
4 35 (6.18%) Android
5 28 (4.95%) Apple iOS
6 20 (3.53%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.59%) Debian
8 7 (1.24%) CentOS
9 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.88%) AIX
9 5 (0.88%) HPUX
9 5 (0.88%) Solaris
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.18%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (35.16%) Software Engineering
2 126 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (10.25%) Automated Testing
4 56 (9.89%) Web Development
4 56 (9.89%) Test Automation
5 53 (9.36%) OO
6 52 (9.19%) Scrum
7 50 (8.83%) Mentoring
8 42 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (6.89%) Software Testing
10 34 (6.01%) Analytics
11 27 (4.77%) Information Security
12 26 (4.59%) Regression Testing
12 26 (4.59%) OOD
13 25 (4.42%) Test Scripting
14 23 (4.06%) Test Management
14 23 (4.06%) Project Planning
15 21 (3.71%) Data Protection
16 20 (3.53%) Coaching
17 19 (3.36%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 252 (44.52%) C
2 238 (42.05%) C++
3 158 (27.92%) Perl
4 143 (25.27%) JavaScript
5 131 (23.14%) Java
6 97 (17.14%) C#
7 92 (16.25%) SQL
8 87 (15.37%) PHP
9 49 (8.66%) Bash Shell
10 44 (7.77%) Ruby
11 31 (5.48%) MATLAB
12 28 (4.95%) Embedded C
13 18 (3.18%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.30%) R
15 11 (1.94%) Embedded C++
16 7 (1.24%) TypeScript
17 6 (1.06%) GLSL
17 6 (1.06%) Golang
17 6 (1.06%) Objective-C
17 6 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 215 (37.99%) Degree
2 36 (6.36%) ISEB
3 15 (2.65%) ISTQB
4 14 (2.47%) VCP4
5 12 (2.12%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.06%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.88%) LPIC
8 2 (0.35%) PhD
9 1 (0.18%) CCNP
9 1 (0.18%) CCNA
9 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.19%) QA
2 6 (1.06%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.53%) WAI
4 1 (0.18%) JTAG
4 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
System Software
1 13 (2.30%) Xen
2 11 (1.94%) Firmware
3 9 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.41%) KVM
5 5 (0.88%) Docker
5 5 (0.88%) LXC
5 5 (0.88%) XenServer
6 4 (0.71%) Varnish
6 4 (0.71%) Squid
7 2 (0.35%) NFS
8 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.18%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 18 (3.18%) Puppet
2 9 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.59%) Ansible
2 9 (1.59%) Nagios
3 7 (1.24%) OPNET
3 7 (1.24%) Cacti
4 6 (1.06%) OpenView
5 5 (0.88%) Mesos
6 2 (0.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.06%) Google
3 19 (3.36%) Perforce
4 17 (3.00%) Oracle
5 15 (2.65%) VMware
6 14 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.41%) Cisco
7 8 (1.41%) HP
8 7 (1.24%) Intel
8 7 (1.24%) Juniper
8 7 (1.24%) Sony
8 7 (1.24%) Rackspace
9 6 (1.06%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.88%) Coverity
10 5 (0.88%) Pegasus
10 5 (0.88%) Citrix
11 3 (0.53%) ION Trading
11 3 (0.53%) IBM
11 3 (0.53%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.35%) EMC
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