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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 16 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 245 286 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.42% 14.12% 12.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.92% 21.06% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 220 253 222
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1230 1358 1539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 67.36% 67.03% 74.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 1225 1341
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 16 April 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 188 (47.00%) Linux
2 176 (44.00%) Perl
3 150 (37.50%) Degree
4 137 (34.25%) Java
5 110 (27.50%) C++
6 104 (26.00%) JavaScript
7 89 (22.25%) HTML
7 89 (22.25%) C
8 88 (22.00%) Software Engineering
9 86 (21.50%) Ruby
10 85 (21.25%) Computer Science
11 83 (20.75%) PHP
12 82 (20.50%) CSS
13 74 (18.50%) MySQL
14 66 (16.50%) Test Automation
15 65 (16.25%) SQL
16 63 (15.75%) UNIX
17 62 (15.50%) Windows
18 61 (15.25%) C#
19 53 (13.25%) Wireless
20 52 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
21 49 (12.25%) NoSQL
22 48 (12.00%) Mathematics
23 45 (11.25%) OO
24 42 (10.50%) jQuery
25 40 (10.00%) Test Scripting
25 40 (10.00%) QA
26 39 (9.75%) Web Services
27 36 (9.00%) Firmware
27 36 (9.00%) Automated Testing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (4.75%) Node.js
2 16 (4.00%) Apache
3 6 (1.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.25%) CMS
5 2 (0.50%) MediaWiki
5 2 (0.50%) IIS
5 2 (0.50%) Documentum
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.25%) Tornado
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (1.00%) MS Office
2 2 (0.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.50%) InDesign
2 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.50%) SunGard APT
1 10 (2.50%) FastVal
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.75%) SaaS
4 2 (0.50%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 53 (13.25%) Wireless
2 32 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
3 29 (7.25%) Bluetooth
4 28 (7.00%) TCP/IP
5 23 (5.75%) HTTP
6 22 (5.50%) Internet
7 13 (3.25%) SSL
7 13 (3.25%) LDAP
7 13 (3.25%) X.509
7 13 (3.25%) STUN
8 10 (2.50%) SAN
9 9 (2.25%) UWB
9 9 (2.25%) Firewall
10 8 (2.00%) VPN
11 7 (1.75%) 802.11
11 7 (1.75%) LTE
12 6 (1.50%) GSM
13 5 (1.25%) GPRS
13 5 (1.25%) UMTS
14 4 (1.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.50%) MySQL
2 49 (12.25%) NoSQL
3 23 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (5.25%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.50%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.75%) Big Data
6 3 (0.75%) Text Mining
7 2 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.50%) Redis
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.25%) HBase
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (5.50%) Subversion
2 13 (3.25%) Bugzilla
3 12 (3.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.00%) Mercurial
4 8 (2.00%) Firebug
4 8 (2.00%) JMeter
5 5 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.25%) Selenium
5 5 (1.25%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.00%) Hudson
6 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.75%) JUnit
7 3 (0.75%) FitNesse
7 3 (0.75%) CruiseControl
7 3 (0.75%) Maven
7 3 (0.75%) Redmine
7 3 (0.75%) SCons
8 2 (0.50%) GoogleTest
8 2 (0.50%) CMake
8 2 (0.50%) GCC
General
1 24 (6.00%) Electronics
1 24 (6.00%) Finance
2 22 (5.50%) Automotive
3 17 (4.25%) Games
4 12 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.50%) Marketing
6 6 (1.50%) Banking
6 6 (1.50%) Multimedia
6 6 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.75%) Front Office
8 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 144 (36.00%) Developer
2 123 (30.75%) Software Engineer
3 96 (24.00%) Test Engineer
4 66 (16.50%) Web Developer
5 64 (16.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 28 (7.00%) Software Developer
7 24 (6.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 22 (5.50%) Graduate
9 18 (4.50%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (4.25%) Graduate Developer
11 16 (4.00%) Python Developer
11 16 (4.00%) Graduate Web Developer
12 14 (3.50%) Analyst
13 13 (3.25%) Junior
14 11 (2.75%) Tester
15 10 (2.50%) Support Analyst
15 10 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 10 (2.50%) Administrator
15 10 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
16 9 (2.25%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (22.25%) HTML
2 82 (20.50%) CSS
3 42 (10.50%) jQuery
4 39 (9.75%) Web Services
5 31 (7.75%) Django
6 22 (5.50%) Ruby on Rails
7 18 (4.50%) XML
8 17 (4.25%) .NET
9 16 (4.00%) OpenGL
9 16 (4.00%) RESTful
10 15 (3.75%) HTML5
11 14 (3.50%) J2EE
12 12 (3.00%) JSON
13 10 (2.50%) Backbone.js
13 10 (2.50%) OpenCL
14 9 (2.25%) J2SE
14 9 (2.25%) LAMP
14 9 (2.25%) OpenMP
15 8 (2.00%) STL
15 8 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 85 (21.25%) Computer Science
2 48 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 36 (9.00%) Firmware
4 31 (7.75%) Open Source
5 18 (4.50%) Blog
6 13 (3.25%) Physics
6 13 (3.25%) Grid Computing
7 11 (2.75%) Clustering
7 11 (2.75%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.50%) ASIC
8 10 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (2.25%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.00%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.00%) Cryptography
11 7 (1.75%) Handset
12 6 (1.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (1.50%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.50%) Social Media
13 4 (1.00%) Informatics
14 3 (0.75%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 188 (47.00%) Linux
2 63 (15.75%) UNIX
3 62 (15.50%) Windows
4 29 (7.25%) Mac OS X
5 11 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.75%) Android
8 6 (1.50%) CentOS
9 5 (1.25%) Debian
9 5 (1.25%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.00%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.50%) SUSE
11 2 (0.50%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.25%) AIX
12 1 (0.25%) HPUX
12 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (22.00%) Software Engineering
2 66 (16.50%) Test Automation
3 52 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (11.25%) OO
5 40 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 36 (9.00%) Automated Testing
7 32 (8.00%) Scrum
8 29 (7.25%) Web Development
9 26 (6.50%) TDD
10 25 (6.25%) OOD
10 25 (6.25%) Software Testing
11 22 (5.50%) Manual Testing
12 19 (4.75%) Security Testing
13 16 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 16 (4.00%) MVC
13 16 (4.00%) Validation
14 14 (3.50%) Regression Testing
14 14 (3.50%) ITIL
14 14 (3.50%) Software Architecture
15 13 (3.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (44.00%) Perl
2 137 (34.25%) Java
3 110 (27.50%) C++
4 104 (26.00%) JavaScript
5 89 (22.25%) C
6 86 (21.50%) Ruby
7 83 (20.75%) PHP
8 65 (16.25%) SQL
9 61 (15.25%) C#
10 35 (8.75%) Bash Shell
11 28 (7.00%) Assembly Language
12 18 (4.50%) Tcl
12 18 (4.50%) TTCN
13 11 (2.75%) Scala
13 11 (2.75%) Embedded C++
14 9 (2.25%) Embedded C
15 7 (1.75%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.50%) Bourne shell
17 4 (1.00%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.50%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 150 (37.50%) Degree
2 10 (2.50%) ISEB
3 9 (2.25%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.00%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.50%) RHCE
7 1 (0.25%) PhD
7 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.00%) KVM
4 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (5.25%) Puppet
2 19 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.25%) Nagios
4 5 (1.25%) Nessus
5 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (7.00%) VMware
2 15 (3.75%) Red Hat
3 13 (3.25%) IBM
3 13 (3.25%) Intel
4 10 (2.50%) SunGard
5 9 (2.25%) NetApp
6 8 (2.00%) HP
6 8 (2.00%) Hitachi
6 8 (2.00%) Sun
6 8 (2.00%) Perforce
7 6 (1.50%) Oracle
8 5 (1.25%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.00%) MKS
10 2 (0.50%) Adobe
10 2 (0.50%) Google
11 1 (0.25%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.25%) Isilon
11 1 (0.25%) Siemens
11 1 (0.25%) Symantec
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension,health/life insurance
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + shares + bonus + relocation + bene
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent + bens
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Salary: Excellent + bens
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Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent + bens
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Salary: Excellent + bens
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Salary: Excellent + bens
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Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Excellent + bens
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Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: to £55k
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday