Period
to 20 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Python Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 60 58
Rank change year-on-year -34 -2 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 22 88 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.80% 4.29% 4.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 4.44% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17 81 128
Cambridge median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £65,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.44% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 1,166 1,981 3,217
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 96.54% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 712 1,480 2,365
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,874 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.42% - +5.56%

Python Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Python Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Python Engineer in Cambridge

Python Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python Engineer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Python Engineer in Cambridge

Python Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Python Engineer in Cambridge

Python Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, Python Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Python Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Python
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) AWS
3 8 (36.36%) Docker
3 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 7 (31.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (31.82%) DevOps
5 6 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (22.73%) Machine Learning
6 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
6 5 (22.73%) Puppet
7 4 (18.18%) Node.js
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 4 (18.18%) Go
8 3 (13.64%) SDLC
8 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (13.64%) Ansible
8 3 (13.64%) GitLab
8 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (13.64%) CircleCI
8 3 (13.64%) Java
8 3 (13.64%) ETL

Python Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) AWS
2 7 (31.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.55%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) CircleCI
2 3 (13.64%) GitLab
3 2 (9.09%) Pylint
3 2 (9.09%) Robot Framework
4 1 (4.55%) Android Studio
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) NumPy
2 2 (9.09%) pytest
3 1 (4.55%) Android NDK
3 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
3 1 (4.55%) Django
3 1 (4.55%) Flask
3 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) DevOps
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) Machine Learning
6 4 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.64%) ETL
7 3 (13.64%) OOP
7 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
8 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Logistics
8 2 (9.09%) SDET
8 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
9 1 (4.55%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (18.18%) Go
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) Ansible
2 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.09%) Terraform
4 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Google