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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 14 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 232 260 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.02% 14.71% 15.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.89% 22.24% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 207 212 248
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,600 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
932 1169 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.36% 66.12% 69.58%
Number of salaries quoted 826 992 1102
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £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 30 June 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 264 (52.38%) Linux
2 209 (41.47%) C++
3 182 (36.11%) C
4 176 (34.92%) Perl
5 169 (33.53%) Degree
6 140 (27.78%) Computer Science
7 128 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
8 116 (23.02%) Software Engineering
9 107 (21.23%) Windows
10 97 (19.25%) Java
11 95 (18.85%) JavaScript
11 95 (18.85%) HTML
12 82 (16.27%) Bash Shell
13 79 (15.67%) SQL
14 76 (15.08%) UNIX
15 66 (13.10%) Apache
15 66 (13.10%) PHP
16 63 (12.50%) CSS
17 60 (11.90%) Web Services
17 60 (11.90%) MySQL
18 56 (11.11%) Electronics
19 53 (10.52%) Scrum
20 52 (10.32%) Internet
20 52 (10.32%) TCP/IP
21 51 (10.12%) Tomcat
21 51 (10.12%) Automated Testing
21 51 (10.12%) Test Automation
22 50 (9.92%) Red Hat
23 49 (9.72%) C#
23 49 (9.72%) QA

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 66 (13.10%) Apache
2 51 (10.12%) Tomcat
3 24 (4.76%) Zope
4 23 (4.56%) Plone
5 12 (2.38%) Node.js
5 12 (2.38%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.59%) nginx
6 8 (1.59%) CMS
7 6 (1.19%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.79%) IIS
9 2 (0.40%) JBoss
9 2 (0.40%) SAS
9 2 (0.40%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.20%) Confluence
10 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.20%) MS Project
2 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.76%) SaaS
3 19 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.40%) GitHub
5 2 (0.40%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 52 (10.32%) TCP/IP
1 52 (10.32%) Internet
2 40 (7.94%) HTTP
3 32 (6.35%) Firewall
4 25 (4.96%) Wireless
5 22 (4.37%) DNS
6 19 (3.77%) SSL
7 10 (1.98%) HTTPS
8 9 (1.79%) ICMP
9 7 (1.39%) MPLS
10 6 (1.19%) SAN
10 6 (1.19%) Intranet
10 6 (1.19%) SNMP
10 6 (1.19%) LDAP
11 5 (0.99%) Bluetooth
11 5 (0.99%) SDH
11 5 (0.99%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.99%) DWDM
11 5 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (11.90%) MySQL
2 32 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 31 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (5.16%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.56%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.78%) MariaDB
7 11 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.99%) CouchDB
9 5 (0.99%) Neo4j
10 4 (0.79%) Big Data
10 4 (0.79%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server
11 3 (0.60%) Firebird
12 2 (0.40%) Text Mining
12 2 (0.40%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.40%) QlikView
12 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 44 (8.73%) Jenkins
2 30 (5.95%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.36%) JIRA
3 27 (5.36%) Selenium
4 19 (3.77%) Eclipse
5 18 (3.57%) Subversion
6 11 (2.18%) Bugzilla
7 10 (1.98%) GCC
8 9 (1.79%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.59%) CruiseControl
10 7 (1.39%) JMeter
11 6 (1.19%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.19%) HP UFT
11 6 (1.19%) QADirector
11 6 (1.19%) TestNG
11 6 (1.19%) Mockito
11 6 (1.19%) SCons
11 6 (1.19%) LoadUI
12 4 (0.79%) Hudson
13 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
General
1 56 (11.11%) Electronics
2 40 (7.94%) Marketing
3 17 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.98%) Finance
5 8 (1.59%) Games
6 5 (0.99%) Banking
7 4 (0.79%) Advertising
8 3 (0.60%) Automotive
8 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Retail
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 171 (33.93%) Developer
2 132 (26.19%) Software Engineer
3 70 (13.89%) Software Developer
4 63 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 38 (7.54%) Software Test Engineer
6 37 (7.34%) Programmer
7 34 (6.75%) Team Leader
8 33 (6.55%) Administrator
9 32 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
10 31 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
10 31 (6.15%) Python Developer
10 31 (6.15%) Senior Developer
10 31 (6.15%) C++ Developer
11 28 (5.56%) Software Programmer
12 27 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
13 25 (4.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 24 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
15 23 (4.56%) Web Developer
15 23 (4.56%) Tester
16 21 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (18.85%) HTML
2 63 (12.50%) CSS
3 60 (11.90%) Web Services
4 44 (8.73%) XML
5 18 (3.57%) XSLT
6 17 (3.37%) Spring
7 16 (3.17%) JSON
7 16 (3.17%) RESTful
7 16 (3.17%) .NET
8 13 (2.58%) jQuery
8 13 (2.58%) Ajax
8 13 (2.58%) HTML5
9 12 (2.38%) JSP
10 11 (2.18%) Django
11 10 (1.98%) Hibernate
11 10 (1.98%) REST
12 9 (1.79%) J2EE
12 9 (1.79%) LAMP
13 8 (1.59%) POSIX
13 8 (1.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 140 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 34 (6.75%) Mathematics
3 33 (6.55%) Algorithms
4 25 (4.96%) Visualisation
5 23 (4.56%) Internet of Things
6 22 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (4.37%) Embedded Systems
7 20 (3.97%) Mobile App
8 18 (3.57%) User Experience
9 17 (3.37%) Physics
10 16 (3.17%) Statistics
10 16 (3.17%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.78%) Cryptography
12 11 (2.18%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.98%) Informatics
14 9 (1.79%) CUDA
15 6 (1.19%) Robotics
15 6 (1.19%) LIMS
16 5 (0.99%) PMI
16 5 (0.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 264 (52.38%) Linux
2 107 (21.23%) Windows
3 76 (15.08%) UNIX
4 40 (7.94%) Android
5 31 (6.15%) Apple iOS
6 24 (4.76%) Debian
7 23 (4.56%) CentOS
8 13 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.79%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.40%) AIX
11 2 (0.40%) HPUX
11 2 (0.40%) Solaris
12 1 (0.20%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (23.02%) Software Engineering
3 53 (10.52%) Scrum
4 51 (10.12%) Automated Testing
4 51 (10.12%) Test Automation
5 48 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (8.93%) Mentoring
7 44 (8.73%) OO
8 35 (6.94%) Line Management
9 34 (6.75%) SDLC
10 28 (5.56%) Open Source
11 27 (5.36%) TDD
11 27 (5.36%) Web Development
12 23 (4.56%) Test Scripting
12 23 (4.56%) OOD
12 23 (4.56%) DevOps
13 20 (3.97%) Configuration Management
13 20 (3.97%) Manual Testing
14 19 (3.77%) Software Testing
15 17 (3.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (41.47%) C++
2 182 (36.11%) C
3 176 (34.92%) Perl
4 97 (19.25%) Java
5 95 (18.85%) JavaScript
6 82 (16.27%) Bash Shell
7 79 (15.67%) SQL
8 66 (13.10%) PHP
9 49 (9.72%) C#
10 29 (5.75%) Ruby
11 27 (5.36%) Shell Script
12 24 (4.76%) MATLAB
13 9 (1.79%) R
14 8 (1.59%) Go
15 7 (1.39%) Embedded C
16 6 (1.19%) Embedded C++
17 5 (0.99%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.99%) Haskell
18 3 (0.60%) TTCN
18 3 (0.60%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 169 (33.53%) Degree
2 11 (2.18%) ISEB
3 8 (1.59%) PhD
3 8 (1.59%) LPIC
4 7 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.19%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.99%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.20%) CCNP
8 1 (0.20%) CCNA
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.72%) QA
2 4 (0.79%) WAI
3 2 (0.40%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 29 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.58%) Firmware
3 12 (2.38%) Xen
3 12 (2.38%) Varnish
4 11 (2.18%) Docker
5 10 (1.98%) qmail
5 10 (1.98%) Postfix
6 8 (1.59%) Active Directory
7 7 (1.39%) VirtualBox
7 7 (1.39%) KVM
8 5 (0.99%) LXC
8 5 (0.99%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (0.79%) Squid
10 2 (0.40%) vSphere
10 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.20%) Ceph
11 1 (0.20%) XenServer
11 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (3.37%) Puppet
2 10 (1.98%) Nagios
2 10 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.59%) HAProxy
3 8 (1.59%) systemd
4 7 (1.39%) OPNET
4 7 (1.39%) Cacti
5 6 (1.19%) Ansible
5 6 (1.19%) OpenView
6 5 (0.99%) Mesos
7 3 (0.60%) Salt
8 2 (0.40%) Graylog
8 2 (0.40%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.40%) Graphite
8 2 (0.40%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.40%) logstash
8 2 (0.40%) Munin
8 2 (0.40%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 50 (9.92%) Red Hat
2 47 (9.33%) VMware
3 34 (6.75%) Oracle
4 24 (4.76%) Perforce
5 14 (2.78%) Google
6 13 (2.58%) Microsoft
7 12 (2.38%) Rackspace
8 10 (1.98%) HP
9 8 (1.59%) Cisco
10 7 (1.39%) Juniper
11 6 (1.19%) Tableau
11 6 (1.19%) Coverity
12 5 (0.99%) Pegasus
13 4 (0.79%) Citrix
13 4 (0.79%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.79%) Veeam
14 2 (0.40%) F5
14 2 (0.40%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.40%) Business Objects
15 1 (0.20%) IBM
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Salary: benefits
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