The median annual salary for a Python Software Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 105 109
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 10 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.73% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.52% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 5
Median salary £70,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.00% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £41,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.15% -13.15%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1331 1153 1384
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.80% 97.38% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 981 1168
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Python Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Python Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 29 (100.00%) Python
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (79.31%) C++
3 15 (51.72%) C
3 15 (51.72%) Degree
4 14 (48.28%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) PhD
5 13 (44.83%) Machine Learning
5 13 (44.83%) Algorithms
6 10 (34.48%) Artificial Intelligence
6 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
7 9 (31.03%) Electronics
8 8 (27.59%) C#
8 8 (27.59%) Perl
8 8 (27.59%) Tcl
8 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
8 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
8 8 (27.59%) Distributed Algorithms
8 8 (27.59%) Smart City
8 8 (27.59%) Smart City Simulations
9 6 (20.69%) Linux
10 4 (13.79%) Docker
10 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
10 4 (13.79%) Big Data
10 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
10 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
10 4 (13.79%) MATLAB
11 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
11 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
11 3 (10.34%) Wireless

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 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Wireless
2 2 (6.90%) AMQP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) IPv6
3 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Big Data
1 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
1 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.90%) HBase
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (31.03%) Electronics
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) JSON
1 2 (6.90%) Node.js
1 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (6.90%) REST
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.45%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (3.45%) Qt
2 1 (3.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Algorithms
2 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
3 8 (27.59%) Smart City
4 3 (10.34%) Data Structures
5 2 (6.90%) Internet of Things
5 2 (6.90%) PKI
5 2 (6.90%) Smart Home
5 2 (6.90%) User Experience
6 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (44.83%) Machine Learning
3 10 (34.48%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (27.59%) Distributed Algorithms
4 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
4 8 (27.59%) Smart City Simulations
4 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
6 3 (10.34%) Physics
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) Economics
7 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.90%) OOP
7 2 (6.90%) Open Source
7 2 (6.90%) Probability Theory
7 2 (6.90%) Service Design
7 2 (6.90%) Signal Processing
7 2 (6.90%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Python
2 23 (79.31%) C++
3 15 (51.72%) C
4 14 (48.28%) Java
5 8 (27.59%) C#
5 8 (27.59%) Perl
5 8 (27.59%) Tcl
6 4 (13.79%) MATLAB
7 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
8 2 (6.90%) Assembly Language
8 2 (6.90%) Julia
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 13 (44.83%) PhD
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
1 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) NEC