The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 12 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Python 272 214 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.05% 12.97% 9.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.01% 19.42% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 213 198 142
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1133 1102 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.70% 66.79% 71.84%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1006 1153
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
Cambridgeshire

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 July 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 251 (47.45%) Linux
2 209 (39.51%) Degree
3 189 (35.73%) Java
4 177 (33.46%) Perl
5 149 (28.17%) C++
6 137 (25.90%) JavaScript
7 129 (24.39%) Software Engineering
8 125 (23.63%) C
9 114 (21.55%) Computer Science
10 100 (18.90%) C#
11 99 (18.71%) Windows
12 98 (18.53%) PHP
12 98 (18.53%) UNIX
13 90 (17.01%) HTML
14 89 (16.82%) Ruby
15 81 (15.31%) Wireless
16 74 (13.99%) MySQL
17 73 (13.80%) Mathematics
18 66 (12.48%) QA
18 66 (12.48%) SQL
19 65 (12.29%) CSS
20 61 (11.53%) Web Services
20 61 (11.53%) OO
21 58 (10.96%) Test Automation
21 58 (10.96%) NoSQL
22 57 (10.78%) Scrum
23 56 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
24 54 (10.21%) Internet
25 52 (9.83%) Test Scripting
26 50 (9.45%) Bash Shell

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 35 (6.62%) Apache
2 12 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.89%) OpenStack
4 9 (1.70%) Node.js
4 9 (1.70%) IIS
5 8 (1.51%) CloudStack
6 6 (1.13%) CMS
7 2 (0.38%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.38%) Documentum
7 2 (0.38%) nginx
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.19%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.19%) SAS
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (2.27%) MS Office
2 9 (1.70%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.95%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.38%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.38%) Simulink
4 2 (0.38%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.19%) Blender
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
5 1 (0.19%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (1.89%) SunGard APT
1 10 (1.89%) FastVal
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (2.27%) SaaS
4 9 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.38%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.38%) Route 53
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.19%) Heroku
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 81 (15.31%) Wireless
2 54 (10.21%) Internet
3 37 (6.99%) TCP/IP
4 32 (6.05%) Wi-Fi
5 30 (5.67%) HTTP
5 30 (5.67%) Bluetooth
6 17 (3.21%) Firewall
7 14 (2.65%) Ethernet
8 13 (2.46%) LTE
8 13 (2.46%) LDAP
9 11 (2.08%) DNS
10 10 (1.89%) SAN
11 9 (1.70%) ZigBee
11 9 (1.70%) UWB
11 9 (1.70%) 3G
11 9 (1.70%) SSH
12 8 (1.51%) VPN
13 7 (1.32%) GSM
14 6 (1.13%) 802.11
14 6 (1.13%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.99%) MySQL
2 58 (10.96%) NoSQL
3 23 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 20 (3.78%) Big Data
5 14 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.51%) SQL Server
6 8 (1.51%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.13%) Text Mining
8 5 (0.95%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.95%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.57%) SQLite
10 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.38%) MS Access
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 25 (4.73%) Bugzilla
1 25 (4.73%) Subversion
2 22 (4.16%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.16%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.65%) Selenium
4 10 (1.89%) Eclipse
4 10 (1.89%) Maven
5 8 (1.51%) Hudson
6 7 (1.32%) WebDriver
6 7 (1.32%) CMake
6 7 (1.32%) Firebug
6 7 (1.32%) FitNesse
6 7 (1.32%) Ant
7 6 (1.13%) CruiseControl
8 5 (0.95%) JIRA
9 4 (0.76%) JMeter
9 4 (0.76%) Redmine
10 3 (0.57%) Valgrind
10 3 (0.57%) SCons
10 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (6.05%) Electronics
2 27 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.91%) Finance
3 26 (4.91%) Games
4 17 (3.21%) Marketing
5 16 (3.02%) Automotive
6 12 (2.27%) Multimedia
7 9 (1.70%) Banking
8 8 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Avionics
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 176 (33.27%) Developer
2 158 (29.87%) Software Engineer
3 107 (20.23%) Test Engineer
4 62 (11.72%) Software Test Engineer
5 49 (9.26%) Web Developer
6 36 (6.81%) Software Developer
7 32 (6.05%) Administrator
8 31 (5.86%) Systems Administrator
9 28 (5.29%) Python Developer
10 20 (3.78%) Senior Software Engineer
10 20 (3.78%) Development Engineer
11 19 (3.59%) Analyst
12 18 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
13 17 (3.21%) Junior
13 17 (3.21%) Linux Administrator
14 16 (3.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 16 (3.02%) Support Engineer
15 15 (2.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 15 (2.84%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 15 (2.84%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (17.01%) HTML
2 65 (12.29%) CSS
3 61 (11.53%) Web Services
4 43 (8.13%) jQuery
5 40 (7.56%) .NET
6 28 (5.29%) Django
7 27 (5.10%) XML
7 27 (5.10%) RESTful
8 23 (4.35%) HTML5
8 23 (4.35%) J2EE
9 21 (3.97%) LAMP
10 16 (3.02%) Ruby on Rails
11 14 (2.65%) ASP.NET
11 14 (2.65%) JSON
12 11 (2.08%) STL
12 11 (2.08%) Middleware
13 10 (1.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 8 (1.51%) Spring
14 8 (1.51%) WebKit
15 7 (1.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 114 (21.55%) Computer Science
2 73 (13.80%) Mathematics
3 43 (8.13%) Firmware
4 33 (6.24%) Open Source
5 26 (4.91%) Physics
6 25 (4.73%) Embedded Systems
7 22 (4.16%) Cryptography
8 20 (3.78%) Mobile App
9 16 (3.02%) Visualisation
10 13 (2.46%) Grid Computing
11 11 (2.08%) Clustering
11 11 (2.08%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.89%) PKI
13 9 (1.70%) Internet of Things
13 9 (1.70%) IPTV
13 9 (1.70%) Blog
14 8 (1.51%) Handset
14 8 (1.51%) Streaming Video
14 8 (1.51%) ASIC
15 7 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 251 (47.45%) Linux
2 99 (18.71%) Windows
3 98 (18.53%) UNIX
4 25 (4.73%) Android
5 23 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 20 (3.78%) Apple iOS
7 18 (3.40%) Mac OS X
7 18 (3.40%) CentOS
8 14 (2.65%) Debian
9 13 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.89%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.57%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.57%) AIX
12 3 (0.57%) HPUX
12 3 (0.57%) Solaris
12 3 (0.57%) SUSE
13 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (24.39%) Software Engineering
2 61 (11.53%) OO
3 58 (10.96%) Test Automation
4 57 (10.78%) Scrum
5 56 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (9.83%) Test Scripting
7 46 (8.70%) Automated Testing
8 36 (6.81%) OOD
9 32 (6.05%) Web Development
10 31 (5.86%) TDD
11 30 (5.67%) DevOps
11 30 (5.67%) Configuration Management
12 28 (5.29%) Software Architecture
13 27 (5.10%) Manual Testing
14 25 (4.73%) E-Commerce
15 23 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (3.97%) Software Testing
16 21 (3.97%) Automation Testing
17 19 (3.59%) Regression Testing
18 18 (3.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 189 (35.73%) Java
2 177 (33.46%) Perl
3 149 (28.17%) C++
4 137 (25.90%) JavaScript
5 125 (23.63%) C
6 100 (18.90%) C#
7 98 (18.53%) PHP
8 89 (16.82%) Ruby
9 66 (12.48%) SQL
10 50 (9.45%) Bash Shell
11 31 (5.86%) Embedded C
12 20 (3.78%) Shell Script
13 18 (3.40%) Tcl
14 17 (3.21%) Assembly Language
15 15 (2.84%) Bourne shell
16 13 (2.46%) TTCN
17 12 (2.27%) MATLAB
18 11 (2.08%) Embedded C++
19 8 (1.51%) Objective-C
20 7 (1.32%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 209 (39.51%) Degree
2 13 (2.46%) ISEB
3 10 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.89%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.13%) Postgraduate
5 5 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.76%) CCNA
7 3 (0.57%) CISMP
7 3 (0.57%) RHCE
7 3 (0.57%) CISSP
7 3 (0.57%) PhD
7 3 (0.57%) CEH
8 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (12.48%) QA
2 8 (1.51%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 28 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.84%) KVM
3 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 40 (7.56%) Puppet
2 31 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.70%) Nagios
4 5 (0.95%) Ansible
5 4 (0.76%) Nessus
6 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.38%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 28 (5.29%) VMware
2 26 (4.91%) Red Hat
3 20 (3.78%) Perforce
4 16 (3.02%) Microsoft
5 10 (1.89%) SunGard
5 10 (1.89%) NetApp
6 9 (1.70%) HP
6 9 (1.70%) MKS
7 8 (1.51%) Sun
7 8 (1.51%) Hitachi
8 6 (1.13%) Splunk
9 5 (0.95%) Google
10 3 (0.57%) Zend
10 3 (0.57%) Intel
10 3 (0.57%) IBM
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle
11 2 (0.38%) Symantec
11 2 (0.38%) Isilon
11 2 (0.38%) Coverity
12 1 (0.19%) Tableau
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