Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Python Software Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Python Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 128 131
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 46 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.50% 0.84% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.86% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 39 15 23
Cambridge median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £48,750 £40,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £53,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.88% +26.67% -

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 2979 2205 2767
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.35% 97.39% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2270 1836 2393
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Python Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Software Engineer in Cambridge

Python Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Python Software Engineer in Cambridge

Python Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Python Software Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Python Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Python Software Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) Python
1 46 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (93.48%) C++
3 23 (50.00%) C
3 23 (50.00%) Linux
4 22 (47.83%) Mathematics
5 21 (45.65%) Computer Science
6 16 (34.78%) Physics
7 15 (32.61%) Machine Learning
7 15 (32.61%) Algorithms
7 15 (32.61%) Artificial Intelligence
7 15 (32.61%) PhD
7 15 (32.61%) Java
8 14 (30.43%) Wireless
8 14 (30.43%) Multithreading
9 12 (26.09%) MATLAB
9 12 (26.09%) Degree
10 11 (23.91%) Statistics
10 11 (23.91%) Economics
10 11 (23.91%) Open Source
10 11 (23.91%) Probability Theory
10 11 (23.91%) Julia
10 11 (23.91%) Creative Thinking
11 10 (21.74%) Yocto
11 10 (21.74%) Multithreaded Programming
11 10 (21.74%) OpenVPN
11 10 (21.74%) 4G
11 10 (21.74%) Embedded Linux
11 10 (21.74%) OO
11 10 (21.74%) 3G

Python Software 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 5 (10.87%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Wireless
2 10 (21.74%) 3G
2 10 (21.74%) 4G
2 10 (21.74%) OpenVPN
3 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) LabVIEW
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Yocto
2 5 (10.87%) RESTful
2 5 (10.87%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) Django
3 1 (2.17%) Flask
3 1 (2.17%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) Computer Science
2 15 (32.61%) Algorithms
3 5 (10.87%) Robotics
4 4 (8.70%) Smart City
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (21.74%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (47.83%) Mathematics
3 16 (34.78%) Physics
4 15 (32.61%) Artificial Intelligence
4 15 (32.61%) Machine Learning
5 14 (30.43%) Multithreading
6 11 (23.91%) Creative Thinking
6 11 (23.91%) Economics
6 11 (23.91%) Open Source
6 11 (23.91%) Probability Theory
6 11 (23.91%) Statistics
7 10 (21.74%) Multithreaded Programming
7 10 (21.74%) OO
8 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (10.87%) Linux Kernel Development
9 5 (10.87%) OOD
9 5 (10.87%) Scrum
10 4 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (8.70%) Smart City Simulations
10 4 (8.70%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Python
2 43 (93.48%) C++
3 23 (50.00%) C
4 15 (32.61%) Java
5 12 (26.09%) MATLAB
6 11 (23.91%) Julia
7 5 (10.87%) PHP
7 5 (10.87%) SQL
8 4 (8.70%) C#
9 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) PhD
2 12 (26.09%) Degree
3 5 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) NEC