Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 376 601 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 25.15% 27.37% 30.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.09% 40.04% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 276 516 677
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,875 £76,250 £75,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.31% +4.50% +11.11%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 962 1,501 2,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 64.35% 68.35% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 578 1,211 1,711
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cambridge

Python
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Python in Cambridge

Python
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Python in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Python.

1 194 (51.60%) Linux
2 138 (36.70%) Degree
3 130 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (34.04%) C++
5 125 (33.24%) Software Engineering
6 108 (28.72%) Java
7 104 (27.66%) C
8 97 (25.80%) Windows
9 96 (25.53%) DevOps
10 95 (25.27%) Computer Science
11 89 (23.67%) Test Automation
12 83 (22.07%) AWS
13 76 (20.21%) JavaScript
14 73 (19.41%) Problem-Solving
15 65 (17.29%) Git (software)
16 62 (16.49%) Docker
17 60 (15.96%) Ansible
18 56 (14.89%) Perl
19 54 (14.36%) Kubernetes
20 53 (14.10%) SQL
21 49 (13.03%) PostgreSQL
22 48 (12.77%) Mathematics
23 47 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
24 46 (12.23%) C#
25 45 (11.97%) MySQL
26 43 (11.44%) Jenkins
27 41 (10.90%) Electronics
28 40 (10.64%) Web Services
29 39 (10.37%) Artificial Intelligence
30 37 (9.84%) Machine Learning

Python
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 17 (4.52%) nginx
2 15 (3.99%) OpenStack
3 11 (2.93%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (2.93%) CloudStack
3 11 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.93%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.66%) Apache
5 5 (1.33%) CMS
6 4 (1.06%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.80%) Confluence
8 2 (0.53%) WordPress
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Luigi
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.80%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Summit
2 1 (0.27%) Odoo
2 1 (0.27%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 83 (22.07%) AWS
2 21 (5.59%) GCP
3 20 (5.32%) Azure
4 14 (3.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (2.93%) DigitalOcean
5 11 (2.93%) Heroku
5 11 (2.93%) IaaS
5 11 (2.93%) PaaS
6 10 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.60%) GitHub
9 4 (1.06%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.53%) Serverless
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.27%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.12%) Wireless
2 13 (3.46%) Internet
3 12 (3.19%) VPN
4 9 (2.39%) Firewall
5 6 (1.60%) Bluetooth
5 6 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.60%) ZigBee
6 5 (1.33%) HTTP
6 5 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.06%) IPv6
7 4 (1.06%) LAN
8 3 (0.80%) WAN
9 2 (0.53%) DAB
9 2 (0.53%) IPv4
9 2 (0.53%) SSL
10 1 (0.27%) SAN
10 1 (0.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (13.03%) PostgreSQL
2 45 (11.97%) MySQL
3 31 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 23 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (5.05%) Big Data
6 17 (4.52%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.93%) Text Mining
8 8 (2.13%) ObjectStore
9 7 (1.86%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.06%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.80%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (0.53%) ArangoDB
12 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.27%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.27%) Power BI
13 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 65 (17.29%) Git (software)
2 43 (11.44%) Jenkins
3 34 (9.04%) JIRA
4 23 (6.12%) Selenium
5 20 (5.32%) Gradle
5 20 (5.32%) JUnit
6 15 (3.99%) Cucumber
7 14 (3.72%) Subversion
7 14 (3.72%) TestNG
8 13 (3.46%) JMeter
9 11 (2.93%) Maven
9 11 (2.93%) Mercurial
10 8 (2.13%) GitLab
11 7 (1.86%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.33%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.33%) GNU Toolchain
12 5 (1.33%) GoCD
13 4 (1.06%) Fiddler
14 3 (0.80%) Hudson
14 3 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (10.90%) Electronics
2 29 (7.71%) Automotive
3 20 (5.32%) Games
4 14 (3.72%) Finance
4 14 (3.72%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.72%) Military
5 13 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.86%) Marketing
6 7 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.60%) Advertising
7 6 (1.60%) Publishing
8 5 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (21.54%) Software Engineer
2 74 (19.68%) Developer
3 40 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 34 (9.04%) Senior Software Engineer
5 33 (8.78%) Python Engineer
6 32 (8.51%) Test Engineer
7 28 (7.45%) C++ Software Engineer
7 28 (7.45%) Python Developer
8 23 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
8 23 (6.12%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 19 (5.05%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.79%) Data Scientist
10 18 (4.79%) QA Engineer
11 17 (4.52%) Test Automation Engineer
12 16 (4.26%) Embedded Engineer
13 15 (3.99%) Architect
13 15 (3.99%) Cloud Engineer
14 14 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
14 14 (3.72%) Software Developer
15 13 (3.46%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.64%) Web Services
2 36 (9.57%) HTML
3 31 (8.24%) CSS
4 30 (7.98%) RESTful
5 28 (7.45%) AngularJS
5 28 (7.45%) React
5 28 (7.45%) REST
6 25 (6.65%) Kafka
7 23 (6.12%) Django
8 18 (4.79%) .NET
9 17 (4.52%) JSON
9 17 (4.52%) LAMP
9 17 (4.52%) OpenGL
10 16 (4.26%) LEMP Stack
11 13 (3.46%) Natural Language Processing
11 13 (3.46%) Qt
12 12 (3.19%) CSS3
12 12 (3.19%) HTML5
12 12 (3.19%) jOOQ
12 12 (3.19%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.57%) Algorithms
2 24 (6.38%) Smartphone
3 23 (6.12%) Renewable Energy
4 21 (5.59%) Life Science
4 21 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (4.79%) User Experience
7 14 (3.72%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (3.46%) Internet of Things
9 12 (3.19%) Virtual Team
10 11 (2.93%) Robotics
11 10 (2.66%) Data Structures
12 9 (2.39%) Device Driver
12 9 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (2.39%) Mobile Computing
13 8 (2.13%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.86%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (1.33%) Verilog
15 5 (1.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 194 (51.60%) Linux
2 97 (25.80%) Windows
3 30 (7.98%) Android
4 23 (6.12%) Unix
5 21 (5.59%) Ubuntu
6 18 (4.79%) Mac OS
7 16 (4.26%) CentOS
8 15 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (3.19%) Windows Server
10 10 (2.66%) Debian
11 8 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (1.86%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.06%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.80%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.53%) Fedora
15 2 (0.53%) Robot Operating System
16 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (33.24%) Software Engineering
3 96 (25.53%) DevOps
4 95 (25.27%) Computer Science
5 89 (23.67%) Test Automation
6 73 (19.41%) Problem-Solving
7 48 (12.77%) Mathematics
8 47 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (10.37%) Artificial Intelligence
10 37 (9.84%) Machine Learning
11 33 (8.78%) OO
12 29 (7.71%) SDLC
13 28 (7.45%) Microservices
14 27 (7.18%) Configuration Management
14 27 (7.18%) Physics
15 26 (6.91%) Data Science
15 26 (6.91%) Scrum
16 25 (6.65%) Web Development
17 24 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
18 22 (5.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 128 (34.04%) C++
2 108 (28.72%) Java
3 104 (27.66%) C
4 76 (20.21%) JavaScript
5 56 (14.89%) Perl
6 53 (14.10%) SQL
7 46 (12.23%) C#
8 29 (7.71%) Bash Shell
8 29 (7.71%) PHP
9 19 (5.05%) PowerShell
10 16 (4.26%) R
11 15 (3.99%) Go
11 15 (3.99%) MATLAB
11 15 (3.99%) Ruby
12 14 (3.72%) Embedded C
12 14 (3.72%) Groovy
13 11 (2.93%) Embedded C++
14 10 (2.66%) Assembly Language
15 6 (1.60%) Lua
15 6 (1.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 138 (36.70%) Degree
2 35 (9.31%) PhD
3 26 (6.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (1.86%) Postgraduate
6 6 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.80%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.53%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.27%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.27%) GPEN
9 1 (0.27%) GXPN
9 1 (0.27%) MCSA
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) OSCE
9 1 (0.27%) OSCP
9 1 (0.27%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.51%) QA
2 9 (2.39%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.86%) HIPAA
3 7 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.33%) IEC 61508
4 5 (1.33%) ISO 26262
5 2 (0.53%) JTAG
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 62 (16.49%) Docker
2 15 (3.99%) Firmware
3 6 (1.60%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) KVM
5 1 (0.27%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 60 (15.96%) Ansible
2 54 (14.36%) Kubernetes
3 32 (8.51%) Puppet
4 23 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (5.32%) Terraform
6 12 (3.19%) Packer
7 5 (1.33%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.06%) Opsgenie
9 3 (0.80%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.53%) Icinga
10 2 (0.53%) Istio
10 2 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.27%) EnCase
11 1 (0.27%) Mesos
11 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (3.99%) Oracle
2 11 (2.93%) Google
2 11 (2.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.93%) Rackspace
3 5 (1.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (1.33%) VMware
4 3 (0.80%) Juniper
4 3 (0.80%) QNX
5 2 (0.53%) Perforce
6 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco
6 1 (0.27%) Facebook
6 1 (0.27%) Nuix
6 1 (0.27%) Rakuten
6 1 (0.27%) Sun
6 1 (0.27%) Symantec
6 1 (0.27%) YouTube