The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 15 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Python 323 214 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.30% 9.54% 7.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.65% 15.40% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 232 188 175
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Python
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1426 1390 1971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 58.71% 61.94% 65.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1179 1234 1754
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Python
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Cambridgeshire region.

Python Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Python
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +9 292 £42,500 - 41
Peterborough +15 12 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £37,500 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 286 (44.83%) Linux
2 249 (39.03%) Java
3 224 (35.11%) Degree
4 211 (33.07%) C++
5 209 (32.76%) Perl
6 184 (28.84%) Software Engineering
7 169 (26.49%) C
8 166 (26.02%) JavaScript
9 164 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
10 163 (25.55%) Computer Science
11 137 (21.47%) C#
12 129 (20.22%) HTML
13 121 (18.97%) Windows
14 115 (18.03%) Ruby
15 114 (17.87%) UNIX
16 112 (17.55%) PHP
17 93 (14.58%) OO
18 90 (14.11%) MySQL
19 87 (13.64%) QA
20 83 (13.01%) CSS
21 81 (12.70%) SQL
22 76 (11.91%) Wireless
23 75 (11.76%) Mathematics
24 74 (11.60%) Internet
25 68 (10.66%) Bash Shell
26 67 (10.50%) Web Services
27 66 (10.34%) jQuery
28 65 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
29 60 (9.40%) Open Source
29 60 (9.40%) NoSQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (5.49%) Apache
2 18 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 16 (2.51%) Node.js
4 14 (2.19%) OpenStack
5 11 (1.72%) CloudStack
6 9 (1.41%) IIS
7 6 (0.94%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.47%) nginx
9 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.31%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.31%) CMS
10 1 (0.16%) Drupal
10 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.16%) SAS
10 1 (0.16%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 15 (2.35%) 3ds Max
2 11 (1.72%) MS Office
3 7 (1.10%) MS Excel
4 6 (0.94%) Maya
4 6 (0.94%) Blender
5 5 (0.78%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.47%) Simulink
7 3 (0.47%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.16%) SPSS
8 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) SunGard APT
1 3 (0.47%) FastVal
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
2 25 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.57%) SaaS
4 8 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.47%) Route 53
5 3 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.31%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 76 (11.91%) Wireless
2 74 (11.60%) Internet
3 41 (6.43%) TCP/IP
4 33 (5.17%) HTTP
5 19 (2.98%) SNMP
6 17 (2.66%) 3G
6 17 (2.66%) LTE
7 16 (2.51%) Firewall
8 14 (2.19%) Ethernet
9 13 (2.04%) DNS
10 11 (1.72%) 2G
10 11 (1.72%) 4G
11 10 (1.57%) ZigBee
12 9 (1.41%) SSH
12 9 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (1.25%) SAN
14 7 (1.10%) Network Security
14 7 (1.10%) RTP
14 7 (1.10%) SSL
14 7 (1.10%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (14.11%) MySQL
2 60 (9.40%) NoSQL
3 40 (6.27%) MongoDB
4 28 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (4.23%) Big Data
6 11 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.57%) SQL Server
8 8 (1.25%) Text Mining
9 7 (1.10%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.63%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.47%) SQLite
13 3 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.31%) MS Access
15 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.16%) Firebird
15 1 (0.16%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 60 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 46 (7.21%) Jenkins
3 37 (5.80%) Subversion
4 30 (4.70%) Eclipse
5 27 (4.23%) Selenium
6 22 (3.45%) Bugzilla
7 19 (2.98%) Maven
8 18 (2.82%) WebDriver
8 18 (2.82%) Hudson
9 12 (1.88%) Sahi
9 12 (1.88%) Selenium IDE
9 12 (1.88%) Jasmine
9 12 (1.88%) WATIR
10 7 (1.10%) Ant
10 7 (1.10%) CMake
11 6 (0.94%) CruiseControl
12 5 (0.78%) JIRA
12 5 (0.78%) FitNesse
12 5 (0.78%) Firebug
12 5 (0.78%) JUnit
General
1 43 (6.74%) Telecoms
2 32 (5.02%) Marketing
3 31 (4.86%) Finance
4 20 (3.13%) Electronics
4 20 (3.13%) Games
5 15 (2.35%) Multimedia
6 12 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.72%) Automotive
8 9 (1.41%) Banking
9 7 (1.10%) Military
10 5 (0.78%) Avionics
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 234 (36.68%) Developer
2 176 (27.59%) Software Engineer
3 91 (14.26%) Test Engineer
4 64 (10.03%) Web Developer
5 47 (7.37%) Software Developer
6 43 (6.74%) Administrator
7 40 (6.27%) Systems Administrator
7 40 (6.27%) Software Test Engineer
8 31 (4.86%) Python Developer
9 26 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 26 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
10 25 (3.92%) Java Developer
11 24 (3.76%) Development Engineer
12 21 (3.29%) Senior Developer
13 19 (2.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 18 (2.82%) Linux Engineer
15 17 (2.66%) Junior
16 16 (2.51%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 16 (2.51%) Programmer
16 16 (2.51%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (20.22%) HTML
2 83 (13.01%) CSS
3 67 (10.50%) Web Services
4 66 (10.34%) jQuery
5 43 (6.74%) .NET
6 38 (5.96%) XML
7 33 (5.17%) Django
8 29 (4.55%) HTML5
9 28 (4.39%) RESTful
10 27 (4.23%) Ruby on Rails
11 23 (3.61%) J2EE
12 22 (3.45%) LAMP
13 21 (3.29%) Middleware
14 17 (2.66%) JSON
15 16 (2.51%) ASP.NET
16 13 (2.04%) Cocoa
16 13 (2.04%) Spring
16 13 (2.04%) Android SDK
17 11 (1.72%) CSS3
17 11 (1.72%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 163 (25.55%) Computer Science
2 75 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 65 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (9.40%) Open Source
5 30 (4.70%) Physics
6 28 (4.39%) Embedded Systems
6 28 (4.39%) Mobile App
6 28 (4.39%) Visualisation
7 25 (3.92%) Cryptography
8 23 (3.61%) Informatics
9 22 (3.45%) Statistics
10 19 (2.98%) User Experience
11 17 (2.66%) 3D Graphics
12 16 (2.51%) Firmware
12 16 (2.51%) Internet of Things
13 15 (2.35%) Device Driver
13 15 (2.35%) PKI
14 14 (2.19%) IPTV
15 13 (2.04%) Blog
16 10 (1.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 286 (44.83%) Linux
2 121 (18.97%) Windows
3 114 (17.87%) UNIX
4 42 (6.58%) Android
5 29 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 23 (3.61%) Apple iOS
7 19 (2.98%) Debian
8 17 (2.66%) Mac OS
9 16 (2.51%) CentOS
10 14 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (1.88%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.47%) SUSE
13 3 (0.47%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.47%) AIX
13 3 (0.47%) HPUX
13 3 (0.47%) Solaris
13 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (28.84%) Software Engineering
2 164 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (14.58%) OO
4 59 (9.25%) Automated Testing
5 58 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 55 (8.62%) Scrum
7 51 (7.99%) OOD
8 46 (7.21%) DevOps
9 44 (6.90%) TDD
10 43 (6.74%) Test Automation
11 38 (5.96%) Web Development
12 37 (5.80%) E-Commerce
13 36 (5.64%) Bioinformatics
14 35 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (4.23%) Manual Testing
15 27 (4.23%) Regression Testing
16 26 (4.08%) Mentoring
17 25 (3.92%) Configuration Management
18 24 (3.76%) Multithreading
18 24 (3.76%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 249 (39.03%) Java
2 211 (33.07%) C++
3 209 (32.76%) Perl
4 169 (26.49%) C
5 166 (26.02%) JavaScript
6 137 (21.47%) C#
7 115 (18.03%) Ruby
8 112 (17.55%) PHP
9 81 (12.70%) SQL
10 68 (10.66%) Bash Shell
11 35 (5.49%) Embedded C
12 22 (3.45%) Shell Script
13 21 (3.29%) MATLAB
14 20 (3.13%) PowerShell
15 19 (2.98%) Objective-C
16 17 (2.66%) R
17 16 (2.51%) Bourne shell
18 12 (1.88%) GLSL
18 12 (1.88%) F#
19 10 (1.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 224 (35.11%) Degree
2 16 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.19%) PhD
4 13 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.88%) Postgraduate
6 10 (1.57%) ISEB
7 5 (0.78%) CCNA
7 5 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.47%) RHCE
9 3 (0.47%) CEH
9 3 (0.47%) CISMP
9 3 (0.47%) CISSP
10 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (13.64%) QA
2 11 (1.72%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.78%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.78%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.16%) WAI
System Software
1 26 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.04%) KVM
3 12 (1.88%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.16%) Xen
6 1 (0.16%) Docker
6 1 (0.16%) XenServer
6 1 (0.16%) Varnish
6 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 42 (6.58%) Puppet
2 30 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.94%) Nagios
4 5 (0.78%) Ansible
5 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.47%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.31%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 29 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.23%) VMware
3 23 (3.61%) Red Hat
4 17 (2.66%) Perforce
5 10 (1.57%) HP
6 8 (1.25%) MKS
7 7 (1.10%) NetApp
7 7 (1.10%) Google
8 6 (0.94%) Splunk
8 6 (0.94%) Hitachi
8 6 (0.94%) Sun
9 4 (0.63%) Coverity
10 3 (0.47%) Zend
10 3 (0.47%) SunGard
10 3 (0.47%) Adobe
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle
12 1 (0.16%) IBM
12 1 (0.16%) Intel
12 1 (0.16%) Citrix
12 1 (0.16%) MicroStrategy
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