Period
to 24 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Python Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 58 110
Rank change year-on-year -25 +52 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Engineer 46 138 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.88% 4.62% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 4.78% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 98 51
Cambridge median annual salary £53,750 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,625 £76,250 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £53,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% +5.26%

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 1,509 2,886 2,498
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 96.52% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,060 1,990 1,890
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £69,775
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 24 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Python Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 46 (100.00%) Python
2 25 (54.35%) Test Automation
3 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 17 (36.96%) Linux
6 15 (32.61%) QA
7 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
8 13 (28.26%) DevOps
8 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
9 12 (26.09%) C#
9 12 (26.09%) .NET
10 11 (23.91%) Windows
11 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
11 10 (21.74%) MVC
11 10 (21.74%) SOAP
11 10 (21.74%) Web Services
11 10 (21.74%) REST
11 10 (21.74%) Open Source
11 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (21.74%) WCF
12 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
12 9 (19.57%) Degree
13 8 (17.39%) Subversion
13 8 (17.39%) Ansible
13 8 (17.39%) Docker
13 8 (17.39%) Machine Learning
13 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell

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 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (10.87%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.35%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.35%) SaaS
5 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.39%) Subversion
4 6 (13.04%) Gradle
4 6 (13.04%) JIRA
4 6 (13.04%) Maven
4 6 (13.04%) TeamCity
5 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.35%) GitLab
6 2 (4.35%) PyCharm
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
2 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (21.74%) REST
2 10 (21.74%) SOAP
2 10 (21.74%) WCF
2 10 (21.74%) Web Services
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) CSS3
4 2 (4.35%) Django
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) HTML5
4 2 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.17%) JSON
5 1 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Animation
1 5 (10.87%) Photography
2 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.35%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Debian
3 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Test Automation
2 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (28.26%) DevOps
4 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 10 (21.74%) MVC
5 10 (21.74%) Open Source
6 8 (17.39%) Machine Learning
6 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (15.22%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (13.04%) Scrum
8 6 (13.04%) SDET
8 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
9 5 (10.87%) Case Management
9 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
9 5 (10.87%) Critical Thinking
9 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
10 4 (8.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Python
2 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.09%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.04%) PHP
6 5 (10.87%) Java
6 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.70%) SQL
8 2 (4.35%) Go
9 1 (2.17%) C
9 1 (2.17%) C++
9 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) ISEB
2 5 (10.87%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (32.61%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Docker
2 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Ansible
2 7 (15.22%) Puppet
3 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.35%) Terraform
5 1 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (2.17%) Google