Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 10 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Python 961 448 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.67% 19.74% 15.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.77% 28.87% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 746 380 396
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 2357 1552 1862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 75.23% 68.40% 65.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1874 1335 1655
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +8.54%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £28,800
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,700
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.97% +6.59%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Python.

1 477 (49.64%) C++
2 445 (46.31%) Software Engineering
3 442 (45.99%) Java
4 388 (40.37%) Degree
5 379 (39.44%) Computer Science
6 367 (38.19%) Linux
7 362 (37.67%) Mathematics
8 355 (36.94%) C
9 319 (33.19%) Machine Learning
10 253 (26.33%) Physics
11 243 (25.29%) Algorithms
12 229 (23.83%) C#
13 182 (18.94%) PhD
14 168 (17.48%) Artificial Intelligence
15 163 (16.96%) JavaScript
16 158 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
17 156 (16.23%) MATLAB
18 153 (15.92%) Windows
19 149 (15.50%) Wireless
20 132 (13.74%) Test Automation
21 116 (12.07%) Perl
22 107 (11.13%) OO
23 104 (10.82%) SQL
24 102 (10.61%) SDLC
25 100 (10.41%) Git (software)
26 96 (9.99%) Statistics
27 95 (9.89%) Computer Science Degree
28 90 (9.37%) Multithreading
29 87 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
30 82 (8.53%) Open Source

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 40 (4.16%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (3.43%) Apache Spark
3 8 (0.83%) nginx
4 7 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (0.62%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.10%) Confluence
6 1 (0.10%) DNN
6 1 (0.10%) IIS
6 1 (0.10%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.10%) SAS
6 1 (0.10%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.10%) Simulink
2 1 (0.10%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 87 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.66%) SaaS
5 8 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.62%) IaaS
7 5 (0.52%) GitHub
7 5 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.21%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.10%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 149 (15.50%) Wireless
2 55 (5.72%) Bluetooth
3 51 (5.31%) TCP/IP
4 41 (4.27%) Internet
5 39 (4.06%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (1.56%) SMS
6 15 (1.56%) WLAN
7 12 (1.25%) OpenVPN
8 10 (1.04%) 3G
8 10 (1.04%) 4G
9 9 (0.94%) DNS
9 9 (0.94%) WAN
10 8 (0.83%) Ethernet
11 7 (0.73%) Firewall
11 7 (0.73%) Network Security
12 5 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.42%) HTTP
13 4 (0.42%) SAN
13 4 (0.42%) SNMP
14 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (6.45%) Big Data
2 56 (5.83%) Relational Database
3 51 (5.31%) NoSQL
4 30 (3.12%) Hadoop
4 30 (3.12%) MongoDB
5 26 (2.71%) RDBMS
6 18 (1.87%) MySQL
7 17 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (1.66%) Text Mining
9 14 (1.46%) HBase
10 11 (1.14%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.83%) Redis
12 7 (0.73%) SQL Server
13 5 (0.52%) GIS
14 4 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.21%) DB2
15 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 100 (10.41%) Git (software)
2 63 (6.56%) Jenkins
3 31 (3.23%) JIRA
4 21 (2.19%) Selenium
5 20 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 12 (1.25%) Maven
7 11 (1.14%) JUnit
8 9 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (0.83%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.73%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.73%) MSI
10 7 (0.73%) WiX
11 6 (0.62%) Hudson
11 6 (0.62%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.42%) Appium
12 4 (0.42%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.42%) Protractor
12 4 (0.42%) Subversion
13 3 (0.31%) GitLab
13 3 (0.31%) LabVIEW
General
1 59 (6.14%) Electronics
2 58 (6.04%) Finance
3 54 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 25 (2.60%) Marketing
6 11 (1.14%) Automotive
7 10 (1.04%) Games
8 5 (0.52%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.52%) Retail
9 4 (0.42%) Advertising
9 4 (0.42%) Banking
10 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.10%) Back Office
12 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 316 (32.88%) Developer
2 282 (29.34%) Software Engineer
3 165 (17.17%) Graduate
4 141 (14.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 131 (13.63%) Embedded Engineer
6 116 (12.07%) Software Developer
7 94 (9.78%) Python Developer
8 93 (9.68%) C++ Developer
9 77 (8.01%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 72 (7.49%) C Software Engineer
10 72 (7.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 69 (7.18%) Data Scientist
12 66 (6.87%) C++ Software Developer
13 65 (6.76%) Test Engineer
14 62 (6.45%) Graduate Developer
15 60 (6.24%) Embedded C Engineer
16 59 (6.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 57 (5.93%) C/C++ Software Engineer
18 54 (5.62%) Java Developer
18 54 (5.62%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (6.35%) Web Services
2 56 (5.83%) AngularJS
3 55 (5.72%) Django
4 49 (5.10%) HTML
5 39 (4.06%) Node.js
5 39 (4.06%) React
6 34 (3.54%) CSS
7 33 (3.43%) .NET
8 32 (3.33%) TensorFlow
9 31 (3.23%) REST
10 30 (3.12%) Flask
11 26 (2.71%) JSON
12 20 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
13 18 (1.87%) ASP.NET
14 17 (1.77%) RESTful
15 12 (1.25%) Apache Axis
16 11 (1.14%) Celery
16 11 (1.14%) J2EE
16 11 (1.14%) Yocto
17 10 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 379 (39.44%) Computer Science
2 243 (25.29%) Algorithms
3 50 (5.20%) Embedded Systems
4 47 (4.89%) Life Science
5 46 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (4.68%) Smart City
7 38 (3.95%) Data Structures
8 37 (3.85%) Augmented Reality
8 37 (3.85%) Mobile App
9 24 (2.50%) Internet of Things
10 22 (2.29%) Client/Server
11 20 (2.08%) Robotics
12 19 (1.98%) User Experience
13 18 (1.87%) Verilog
14 15 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
15 13 (1.35%) 3D Printing
16 12 (1.25%) Smart Energy
17 10 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (1.04%) Fintech
17 10 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 367 (38.19%) Linux
2 153 (15.92%) Windows
3 56 (5.83%) Unix
4 31 (3.23%) Android
5 24 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
6 21 (2.19%) Ubuntu
7 20 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (1.77%) Mac OS
9 16 (1.66%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.56%) CentOS
11 8 (0.83%) Debian
12 7 (0.73%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.10%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (46.31%) Software Engineering
2 362 (37.67%) Mathematics
3 319 (33.19%) Machine Learning
4 253 (26.33%) Physics
5 168 (17.48%) Artificial Intelligence
6 158 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
7 132 (13.74%) Test Automation
8 107 (11.13%) OO
9 102 (10.61%) SDLC
10 96 (9.99%) Statistics
11 90 (9.37%) Multithreading
12 82 (8.53%) Open Source
13 75 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
14 69 (7.18%) Signal Processing
15 67 (6.97%) DevOps
16 61 (6.35%) Web Development
17 56 (5.83%) Neural Network
18 54 (5.62%) Deep Learning
19 52 (5.41%) Bayesian Methods
19 52 (5.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 477 (49.64%) C++
2 442 (45.99%) Java
3 355 (36.94%) C
4 229 (23.83%) C#
5 163 (16.96%) JavaScript
6 156 (16.23%) MATLAB
7 116 (12.07%) Perl
8 104 (10.82%) SQL
9 82 (8.53%) Embedded C
10 70 (7.28%) Bash Shell
11 57 (5.93%) PHP
11 57 (5.93%) R
12 54 (5.62%) Ruby
13 48 (4.99%) Scala
14 44 (4.58%) Julia
15 37 (3.85%) Embedded C++
16 17 (1.77%) Objective-C
17 14 (1.46%) Assembly Language
18 7 (0.73%) Tcl
19 5 (0.52%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 388 (40.37%) Degree
2 182 (18.94%) PhD
3 95 (9.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (3.43%) Numerate Degree
5 29 (3.02%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.62%) CCNA
6 6 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.62%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.21%) ISEB
9 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.54%) QA
2 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (7.49%) Docker
2 47 (4.89%) Firmware
3 10 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.62%) LXC
6 4 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.31%) KVM
8 2 (0.21%) NFS
9 1 (0.10%) iptables
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.10%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 35 (3.64%) Puppet
2 34 (3.54%) Ansible
3 24 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.46%) ZABBIX
5 13 (1.35%) Grafana
5 13 (1.35%) Munin
6 11 (1.14%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.83%) Salt
8 6 (0.62%) Graphite
8 6 (0.62%) Graylog
8 6 (0.62%) Kibana
8 6 (0.62%) logstash
9 4 (0.42%) Terraform
10 3 (0.31%) Nagios
11 1 (0.10%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.10%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.10%) Mesos
11 1 (0.10%) Packer
Vendors
1 25 (2.60%) Google
2 23 (2.39%) Perforce
3 16 (1.66%) VMware
4 13 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 10 (1.04%) Oracle
6 8 (0.83%) Splunk
7 7 (0.73%) Atlassian
7 7 (0.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (0.52%) Cisco
8 5 (0.52%) Tableau
9 4 (0.42%) IBM
10 3 (0.31%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.21%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.21%) Orchard
11 2 (0.21%) Qualys
11 2 (0.21%) WorldPay
12 1 (0.10%) Huawei
12 1 (0.10%) Intel
12 1 (0.10%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.10%) Wind River