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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 11 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 306 184 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.62% 11.56% 8.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.61% 17.29% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 229 173 128
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1150 1064 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.47% 66.83% 71.23%
Number of salaries quoted 949 960 1215
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
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
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 22 August 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 264 (46.48%) Linux
2 226 (39.79%) Degree
3 212 (37.32%) Java
4 175 (30.81%) Perl
5 173 (30.46%) C++
6 161 (28.35%) Software Engineering
7 149 (26.23%) JavaScript
8 140 (24.65%) C
9 135 (23.77%) Computer Science
10 116 (20.42%) C#
11 110 (19.37%) Windows
12 109 (19.19%) HTML
13 103 (18.13%) PHP
14 98 (17.25%) UNIX
15 90 (15.85%) Ruby
16 86 (15.14%) Wireless
17 85 (14.96%) Mathematics
18 81 (14.26%) MySQL
19 75 (13.20%) QA
20 74 (13.03%) SQL
21 72 (12.68%) CSS
22 68 (11.97%) Internet
23 65 (11.44%) OO
24 64 (11.27%) Web Services
25 62 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
26 59 (10.39%) NoSQL
27 57 (10.04%) Scrum
28 53 (9.33%) Test Automation
29 50 (8.80%) Bash Shell
29 50 (8.80%) Test Scripting

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 34 (5.99%) Apache
2 16 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.29%) Node.js
4 12 (2.11%) OpenStack
5 9 (1.58%) IIS
5 9 (1.58%) CloudStack
6 6 (1.06%) CMS
7 5 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.53%) nginx
9 2 (0.35%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.35%) Documentum
10 1 (0.18%) SAS
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.18%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.18%) Drupal
10 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (1.94%) MS Office
2 8 (1.41%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.23%) 3ds Max
4 5 (0.88%) Mathematica
4 5 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.53%) Simulink
5 3 (0.53%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) Maya
6 1 (0.18%) Blender
Business Applications
1 8 (1.41%) SunGard APT
1 8 (1.41%) FastVal
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (2.11%) SaaS
4 9 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.35%) Route 53
5 2 (0.35%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Heroku
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 86 (15.14%) Wireless
2 68 (11.97%) Internet
3 42 (7.39%) TCP/IP
4 31 (5.46%) HTTP
5 30 (5.28%) Wi-Fi
6 28 (4.93%) Bluetooth
7 16 (2.82%) SNMP
7 16 (2.82%) Firewall
8 14 (2.46%) Ethernet
9 13 (2.29%) LTE
10 12 (2.11%) 3G
10 12 (2.11%) DNS
11 10 (1.76%) LDAP
11 10 (1.76%) SAN
12 9 (1.58%) SSH
12 9 (1.58%) ZigBee
12 9 (1.58%) UWB
13 8 (1.41%) Network Security
13 8 (1.41%) RTP
14 6 (1.06%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (14.26%) MySQL
2 59 (10.39%) NoSQL
3 33 (5.81%) MongoDB
4 24 (4.23%) Big Data
5 19 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.41%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.06%) Text Mining
7 6 (1.06%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.88%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.53%) SQLite
10 2 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.35%) MS Access
11 1 (0.18%) Redis
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.18%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 35 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.46%) Jenkins
3 26 (4.58%) Subversion
4 23 (4.05%) Bugzilla
5 17 (2.99%) Selenium
6 15 (2.64%) Eclipse
7 13 (2.29%) Maven
8 11 (1.94%) Hudson
9 8 (1.41%) CMake
9 8 (1.41%) WebDriver
9 8 (1.41%) Ant
10 7 (1.23%) CruiseControl
10 7 (1.23%) Firebug
11 6 (1.06%) FitNesse
11 6 (1.06%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.88%) JUnit
12 5 (0.88%) Valgrind
12 5 (0.88%) JIRA
13 4 (0.70%) CppUnit
13 4 (0.70%) Redmine
General
1 35 (6.16%) Electronics
2 34 (5.99%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.75%) Finance
4 24 (4.23%) Marketing
5 23 (4.05%) Games
6 15 (2.64%) Multimedia
7 13 (2.29%) Automotive
8 11 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.76%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.58%) Banking
11 5 (0.88%) Military
11 5 (0.88%) Avionics
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 189 (33.27%) Developer
2 158 (27.82%) Software Engineer
3 93 (16.37%) Test Engineer
4 55 (9.68%) Web Developer
5 45 (7.92%) Software Test Engineer
6 40 (7.04%) Administrator
7 37 (6.51%) Systems Administrator
8 32 (5.63%) Software Developer
9 31 (5.46%) Python Developer
10 23 (4.05%) Senior Software Engineer
11 22 (3.87%) Development Engineer
12 20 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (3.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 19 (3.35%) UNIX Administrator
13 19 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
14 17 (2.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 16 (2.82%) Linux Administrator
15 16 (2.82%) Analyst
15 16 (2.82%) Junior
16 15 (2.64%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (19.19%) HTML
2 72 (12.68%) CSS
3 64 (11.27%) Web Services
4 48 (8.45%) jQuery
5 39 (6.87%) .NET
6 35 (6.16%) XML
7 31 (5.46%) Django
8 26 (4.58%) RESTful
9 25 (4.40%) J2EE
10 23 (4.05%) LAMP
11 22 (3.87%) HTML5
12 19 (3.35%) Ruby on Rails
13 16 (2.82%) Middleware
14 14 (2.46%) JSON
15 13 (2.29%) ASP.NET
16 11 (1.94%) STL
16 11 (1.94%) Spring
17 10 (1.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 8 (1.41%) D3.js
18 8 (1.41%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 135 (23.77%) Computer Science
2 85 (14.96%) Mathematics
3 42 (7.39%) Open Source
4 36 (6.34%) Firmware
5 27 (4.75%) Physics
5 27 (4.75%) Mobile App
6 24 (4.23%) Embedded Systems
7 23 (4.05%) Cryptography
8 20 (3.52%) Visualisation
9 15 (2.64%) IPTV
10 13 (2.29%) Internet of Things
10 13 (2.29%) PKI
11 11 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.94%) Statistics
11 11 (1.94%) Blog
12 10 (1.76%) Streaming Video
12 10 (1.76%) Grid Computing
13 9 (1.58%) 3D Graphics
13 9 (1.58%) Device Driver
14 8 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 264 (46.48%) Linux
2 110 (19.37%) Windows
3 98 (17.25%) UNIX
4 29 (5.11%) Android
5 27 (4.75%) Ubuntu
6 22 (3.87%) Apple iOS
7 18 (3.17%) CentOS
7 18 (3.17%) Debian
8 15 (2.64%) Mac OS X
9 14 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.76%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.53%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.53%) AIX
12 3 (0.53%) HPUX
12 3 (0.53%) Solaris
12 3 (0.53%) SUSE
13 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (28.35%) Software Engineering
2 65 (11.44%) OO
3 62 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (10.04%) Scrum
5 53 (9.33%) Test Automation
6 50 (8.80%) Test Scripting
7 45 (7.92%) Automated Testing
8 37 (6.51%) OOD
9 34 (5.99%) Web Development
9 34 (5.99%) TDD
10 33 (5.81%) Configuration Management
10 33 (5.81%) DevOps
11 31 (5.46%) Software Architecture
12 30 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (5.28%) E-Commerce
13 27 (4.75%) Regression Testing
13 27 (4.75%) Manual Testing
14 20 (3.52%) OOP
15 18 (3.17%) Automation Testing
16 17 (2.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 212 (37.32%) Java
2 175 (30.81%) Perl
3 173 (30.46%) C++
4 149 (26.23%) JavaScript
5 140 (24.65%) C
6 116 (20.42%) C#
7 103 (18.13%) PHP
8 90 (15.85%) Ruby
9 74 (13.03%) SQL
10 50 (8.80%) Bash Shell
11 32 (5.63%) Embedded C
12 25 (4.40%) Shell Script
13 20 (3.52%) Bourne shell
13 20 (3.52%) MATLAB
14 14 (2.46%) PowerShell
14 14 (2.46%) Assembly Language
15 13 (2.29%) Tcl
16 12 (2.11%) R
17 10 (1.76%) Objective-C
18 8 (1.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 226 (39.79%) Degree
2 12 (2.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (2.11%) ISEB
3 10 (1.76%) PhD
4 8 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.88%) Postgraduate
5 5 (0.88%) CCNA
5 5 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.53%) CISSP
6 3 (0.53%) RHCE
6 3 (0.53%) CEH
6 3 (0.53%) CISMP
7 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (13.20%) QA
2 9 (1.58%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.88%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.88%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.64%) KVM
4 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.18%) NFS
6 1 (0.18%) Varnish
6 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (7.04%) Puppet
2 30 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.58%) Nagios
4 5 (0.88%) Ansible
5 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.35%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (4.75%) Red Hat
2 25 (4.40%) VMware
2 25 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.52%) Perforce
4 12 (2.11%) HP
5 9 (1.58%) MKS
5 9 (1.58%) NetApp
6 8 (1.41%) SunGard
6 8 (1.41%) Sun
6 8 (1.41%) Hitachi
7 7 (1.23%) Google
8 6 (1.06%) Splunk
9 4 (0.70%) Coverity
10 3 (0.53%) Zend
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle
11 2 (0.35%) Intel
11 2 (0.35%) IBM
11 2 (0.35%) Adobe
12 1 (0.18%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.18%) Siemens
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Salary: to c£45,000 Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 to £70000 per annum
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