Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 583 951 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 28.12% 30.62% 19.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.06% 40.71% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 520 741 373
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,125 £75,000 £63,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,420 2,336 1,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 68.50% 75.21% 68.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,176 1,859 1,319
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.51%

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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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.

1 243 (41.68%) C++
2 234 (40.14%) Java
3 223 (38.25%) Linux
4 213 (36.54%) Software Engineering
5 195 (33.45%) Machine Learning
6 181 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
7 156 (26.76%) C
8 138 (23.67%) C#
9 128 (21.96%) Test Automation
10 127 (21.78%) Degree
11 124 (21.27%) Artificial Intelligence
12 123 (21.10%) Computer Science
13 121 (20.75%) Algorithms
14 117 (20.07%) Mathematics
15 114 (19.55%) JavaScript
16 95 (16.30%) PhD
17 94 (16.12%) Git (software)
18 84 (14.41%) Multithreading
19 82 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
20 81 (13.89%) Deep Learning
21 78 (13.38%) Ansible
22 76 (13.04%) Jenkins
23 74 (12.69%) Docker
24 73 (12.52%) Web Services
25 68 (11.66%) DevOps
26 67 (11.49%) TensorFlow
27 66 (11.32%) Scrum
28 65 (11.15%) Natural Language Processing
29 64 (10.98%) Bayesian Methods
29 64 (10.98%) Reinforcement 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 24 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (3.43%) OpenStack
3 18 (3.09%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.20%) Confluence
5 6 (1.03%) Apache
5 6 (1.03%) IIS
6 5 (0.86%) nginx
7 4 (0.69%) WordPress
8 3 (0.51%) Drupal
8 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.17%) CMS
10 1 (0.17%) JBoss
10 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.72%) Odoo
2 6 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.51%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.34%) Documaker
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 82 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (3.77%) GitHub
5 9 (1.54%) SaaS
6 7 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.03%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.86%) Slack
8 5 (0.86%) Trello
9 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.51%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.34%) Firebase
10 2 (0.34%) IaaS
11 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.83%) Wireless
2 25 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.40%) Bluetooth
4 13 (2.23%) Internet
5 9 (1.54%) Firewall
6 6 (1.03%) BGP
6 6 (1.03%) SMS
6 6 (1.03%) VLAN
7 4 (0.69%) DNS
7 4 (0.69%) HTTP
7 4 (0.69%) Network Security
7 4 (0.69%) SNMP
8 3 (0.51%) DHCP
8 3 (0.51%) IPv4
8 3 (0.51%) IPv6
9 2 (0.34%) FTP
9 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.34%) OSPF
9 2 (0.34%) POP3
9 2 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (10.29%) Big Data
2 37 (6.35%) Hadoop
2 37 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 36 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (4.63%) NoSQL
5 26 (4.46%) SQL Server
6 22 (3.77%) Relational Database
7 18 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (3.09%) MySQL
8 10 (1.72%) Blockchain
8 10 (1.72%) HBase
9 8 (1.37%) Data Mining
9 8 (1.37%) Sqoop
10 7 (1.20%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.69%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.51%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 94 (16.12%) Git (software)
2 76 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 41 (7.03%) Selenium
4 35 (6.00%) JIRA
5 15 (2.57%) Subversion
6 14 (2.40%) Visual Studio
7 12 (2.06%) Vagrant
8 11 (1.89%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.72%) JUnit
10 8 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (1.37%) Maven
11 7 (1.20%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.20%) Gradle
11 7 (1.20%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.03%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.03%) Protractor
12 6 (1.03%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.69%) Clang
14 4 (0.69%) CMake
General
1 52 (8.92%) Finance
2 32 (5.49%) Games
3 28 (4.80%) Automotive
4 21 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.57%) Publishing
6 14 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.89%) Retail
9 9 (1.54%) Law
10 8 (1.37%) Aerospace
10 8 (1.37%) Electronics
11 3 (0.51%) Military
12 2 (0.34%) Marketing
13 1 (0.17%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 216 (37.05%) Developer
2 123 (21.10%) Software Engineer
3 77 (13.21%) Python Engineer
4 71 (12.18%) Python Developer
5 66 (11.32%) Software Developer
6 65 (11.15%) Test Engineer
7 56 (9.61%) Graduate
8 44 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
9 40 (6.86%) Graduate Developer
9 40 (6.86%) Test Automation Engineer
10 37 (6.35%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 36 (6.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 35 (6.00%) C++ Software Engineer
12 35 (6.00%) Java Developer
13 33 (5.66%) C++ Developer
14 32 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
15 28 (4.80%) Software Test Engineer
16 25 (4.29%) Python Software Engineer
17 22 (3.77%) Machine Learning Researcher
18 18 (3.09%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (12.52%) Web Services
2 67 (11.49%) TensorFlow
3 65 (11.15%) Natural Language Processing
4 55 (9.43%) HTML
5 54 (9.26%) CSS
6 50 (8.58%) AngularJS
7 37 (6.35%) Django
8 36 (6.17%) RESTful
9 30 (5.15%) Node.js
10 29 (4.97%) .NET
11 25 (4.29%) REST
12 22 (3.77%) React
13 20 (3.43%) HTML5
14 19 (3.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (3.09%) CSS3
16 15 (2.57%) JSON
17 13 (2.23%) jQuery
18 11 (1.89%) Keras
19 10 (1.72%) Angular 2
19 10 (1.72%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 123 (21.10%) Computer Science
2 121 (20.75%) Algorithms
3 29 (4.97%) Smart City
4 28 (4.80%) Life Science
5 25 (4.29%) Robotics
6 21 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (2.74%) User Experience
8 12 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.89%) Internet of Things
10 10 (1.72%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.54%) Device Driver
11 9 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (1.54%) Grid Computing
12 8 (1.37%) Cloud Native
12 8 (1.37%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.37%) Fintech
13 6 (1.03%) Biotechnology
13 6 (1.03%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 223 (38.25%) Linux
2 56 (9.61%) Windows
3 30 (5.15%) Android
4 22 (3.77%) Unix
5 18 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.92%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (2.74%) Ubuntu
8 13 (2.23%) CentOS
9 10 (1.72%) Windows Server
10 7 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.69%) Debian
11 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.51%) Fedora
12 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.51%) Robot Operating System
13 2 (0.34%) Solaris
13 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (36.54%) Software Engineering
2 195 (33.45%) Machine Learning
3 181 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (21.96%) Test Automation
5 124 (21.27%) Artificial Intelligence
6 117 (20.07%) Mathematics
7 84 (14.41%) Multithreading
8 81 (13.89%) Deep Learning
9 68 (11.66%) DevOps
10 66 (11.32%) Scrum
11 64 (10.98%) Bayesian Methods
11 64 (10.98%) Reinforcement Learning
12 62 (10.63%) Distributed Algorithms
13 60 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (8.75%) OO
15 46 (7.89%) Data Science
16 42 (7.20%) Biology
17 39 (6.69%) Problem-Solving
18 38 (6.52%) Computational Biology
18 38 (6.52%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 243 (41.68%) C++
2 234 (40.14%) Java
3 156 (26.76%) C
4 138 (23.67%) C#
5 114 (19.55%) JavaScript
6 60 (10.29%) Bash Shell
7 59 (10.12%) SQL
8 35 (6.00%) Ruby
9 30 (5.15%) PHP
10 29 (4.97%) Perl
11 19 (3.26%) Scala
12 16 (2.74%) R
13 15 (2.57%) PowerShell
14 14 (2.40%) Go
15 13 (2.23%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.89%) Kotlin
17 8 (1.37%) Embedded C
17 8 (1.37%) Julia
17 8 (1.37%) VB
18 7 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 127 (21.78%) Degree
2 95 (16.30%) PhD
3 37 (6.35%) MPhil
4 27 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.23%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.86%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.17%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.92%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) GDPR
2 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (12.69%) Docker
2 14 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.20%) HDFS
4 7 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.03%) Firmware
5 6 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.51%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.34%) Samba
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.17%) KVM
8 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
8 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 78 (13.38%) Ansible
2 39 (6.69%) Puppet
3 33 (5.66%) Kubernetes
4 19 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (2.40%) Terraform
6 11 (1.89%) Packer
7 8 (1.37%) Consul
8 7 (1.20%) Oozie
9 6 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (1.03%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.69%) Nagios
11 3 (0.51%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.51%) Icinga
12 2 (0.34%) Rancher
12 2 (0.34%) Salt
12 2 (0.34%) Sysdig
12 2 (0.34%) vRealize
13 1 (0.17%) Grafana
13 1 (0.17%) Munin
13 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (4.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.09%) VMware
3 10 (1.72%) Splunk
4 9 (1.54%) Hortonworks
5 8 (1.37%) WorldPay
6 7 (1.20%) CA
6 7 (1.20%) Google
7 6 (1.03%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.86%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.86%) Cisco
8 5 (0.86%) Oracle
8 5 (0.86%) Samsung
9 4 (0.69%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.51%) Fortinet
10 3 (0.51%) SAP
10 3 (0.51%) Sophos
11 2 (0.34%) BMC
11 2 (0.34%) HP
11 2 (0.34%) IBM
11 2 (0.34%) Intel