Period
to 17 June 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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Python 428 946 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.60% 31.35% 29.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.18% 44.62% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 356 646 617
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,711 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 1,121 2,120 1,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 69.67% 70.25% 74.91%
Number of salaries quoted 807 1,500 1,508
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +4.65%
10th Percentile £34,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Python in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 200 (46.73%) Linux
2 165 (38.55%) Software Engineering
3 156 (36.45%) Degree
4 151 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (31.54%) Java
6 128 (29.91%) Machine Learning
7 115 (26.87%) C++
8 98 (22.90%) Mathematics
9 95 (22.20%) DevOps
10 92 (21.50%) Test Automation
11 91 (21.26%) C#
12 85 (19.86%) JavaScript
13 84 (19.63%) Computer Science
14 75 (17.52%) Algorithms
15 74 (17.29%) Bash Shell
16 73 (17.06%) Amazon AWS
17 72 (16.82%) PhD
18 70 (16.36%) Artificial Intelligence
18 70 (16.36%) Docker
19 68 (15.89%) SQL
20 67 (15.65%) Windows
21 64 (14.95%) Finance
22 63 (14.72%) Ansible
23 60 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
24 59 (13.79%) React
24 59 (13.79%) Jenkins
24 59 (13.79%) PHP
25 57 (13.32%) AngularJS
26 50 (11.68%) PostgreSQL
26 50 (11.68%) C

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 19 (4.44%) OpenStack
2 15 (3.50%) nginx
3 13 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.57%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (2.34%) CloudStack
6 5 (1.17%) JBoss
7 4 (0.93%) Apache
7 4 (0.93%) IIS
7 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.93%) WildFly
8 3 (0.70%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.47%) Drupal
9 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.47%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (1.40%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.93%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.93%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) Blender
4 1 (0.23%) Houdini
4 1 (0.23%) Maya
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.23%) MODO
4 1 (0.23%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 30 (7.01%) Summit
2 6 (1.40%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.93%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 73 (17.06%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (11.68%) GitHub
3 39 (9.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (6.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (2.34%) DigitalOcean
7 10 (2.34%) Heroku
7 10 (2.34%) IaaS
7 10 (2.34%) PaaS
8 3 (0.70%) SaaS
9 2 (0.47%) Loggly
10 1 (0.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.54%) Internet
1 28 (6.54%) Wireless
2 15 (3.50%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.57%) VPN
4 6 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.17%) Bluetooth
5 5 (1.17%) DNS
6 4 (0.93%) HTTP
7 3 (0.70%) IPv6
7 3 (0.70%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.47%) LAN
9 1 (0.23%) Intranet
9 1 (0.23%) IPv4
9 1 (0.23%) SAN
9 1 (0.23%) SMTP
9 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.68%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (9.58%) Relational Database
3 30 (7.01%) MySQL
4 24 (5.61%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.50%) SQL Server
6 14 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (2.80%) Big Data
8 11 (2.57%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.64%) MariaDB
10 6 (1.40%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.47%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.47%) Redis
11 2 (0.47%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.23%) Base SAS
12 1 (0.23%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 59 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 48 (11.21%) Git (software)
3 25 (5.84%) Gradle
4 18 (4.21%) Maven
5 17 (3.97%) JIRA
5 17 (3.97%) Selenium
6 16 (3.74%) TeamCity
7 15 (3.50%) Subversion
8 7 (1.64%) JUnit
8 7 (1.64%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.40%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.40%) TestNG
10 4 (0.93%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.93%) Hudson
11 3 (0.70%) Hamcrest
11 3 (0.70%) JBehave
11 3 (0.70%) JMeter
11 3 (0.70%) Mockito
11 3 (0.70%) NUnit
11 3 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (14.95%) Finance
2 21 (4.91%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.80%) Retail
4 10 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (1.87%) Automotive
6 7 (1.64%) Electronics
7 6 (1.40%) Games
8 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.47%) Military
9 2 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 134 (31.31%) Developer
2 63 (14.72%) Software Engineer
3 55 (12.85%) Python Developer
4 45 (10.51%) Python Engineer
5 41 (9.58%) Software Developer
6 40 (9.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 35 (8.18%) Test Engineer
8 33 (7.71%) Machine Learning Developer
9 32 (7.48%) Senior Software Engineer
10 29 (6.78%) Senior Developer
11 26 (6.07%) Senior Software Developer
12 25 (5.84%) Test Automation Engineer
13 22 (5.14%) Data Scientist
14 21 (4.91%) Linux Engineer
15 20 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
16 19 (4.44%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
16 19 (4.44%) Graduate
17 18 (4.21%) Automation Engineer
17 18 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
17 18 (4.21%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (13.79%) React
2 57 (13.32%) AngularJS
3 42 (9.81%) Web Services
4 38 (8.88%) REST
5 37 (8.64%) HTML
6 36 (8.41%) CSS
7 33 (7.71%) Django
8 32 (7.48%) .NET
8 32 (7.48%) J2EE
8 32 (7.48%) Ruby on Rails
9 30 (7.01%) J2SE
10 24 (5.61%) HTML5
11 21 (4.91%) Node.js
12 20 (4.67%) Vue.js
13 18 (4.21%) CSS3
14 16 (3.74%) SOAP
15 15 (3.50%) ASP.NET
16 14 (3.27%) Kafka
16 14 (3.27%) Qt
16 14 (3.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.52%) Algorithms
2 23 (5.37%) Internet of Things
2 23 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (3.74%) User Experience
4 15 (3.50%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.04%) Renewable Energy
7 12 (2.80%) Life Science
8 11 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (2.34%) Device Driver
10 9 (2.10%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.64%) Animation
12 7 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (1.40%) Photography
13 6 (1.40%) Smart City
13 6 (1.40%) Verilog
14 5 (1.17%) ASIC
14 5 (1.17%) VHDL
15 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 200 (46.73%) Linux
2 67 (15.65%) Windows
3 35 (8.18%) Unix
4 23 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.50%) Ubuntu
6 13 (3.04%) CentOS
7 12 (2.80%) Android
8 11 (2.57%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (1.40%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.17%) Debian
10 5 (1.17%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.70%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.70%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.23%) Fedora
13 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (38.55%) Software Engineering
2 151 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (29.91%) Machine Learning
4 98 (22.90%) Mathematics
5 95 (22.20%) DevOps
6 92 (21.50%) Test Automation
7 84 (19.63%) Computer Science
8 70 (16.36%) Artificial Intelligence
9 60 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (11.45%) Fintech
11 46 (10.75%) Predictive Modelling
12 45 (10.51%) Algorithmic Trading
13 44 (10.28%) Automated Trading
13 44 (10.28%) High-Frequency Trading
13 44 (10.28%) Market Making
14 43 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
15 39 (9.11%) Biology
16 36 (8.41%) Data Science
17 32 (7.48%) Open Source
18 28 (6.54%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (31.54%) Java
2 115 (26.87%) C++
3 91 (21.26%) C#
4 85 (19.86%) JavaScript
5 74 (17.29%) Bash Shell
6 68 (15.89%) SQL
7 59 (13.79%) PHP
8 50 (11.68%) C
9 47 (10.98%) Perl
10 46 (10.75%) R
10 46 (10.75%) Ruby
11 45 (10.51%) MATLAB
12 30 (7.01%) Bourne shell
12 30 (7.01%) Korn
12 30 (7.01%) PowerShell
13 19 (4.44%) Shell Script
14 13 (3.04%) Go
15 6 (1.40%) Embedded C
15 6 (1.40%) Groovy
16 5 (1.17%) ES6
Qualifications
1 156 (36.45%) Degree
2 72 (16.82%) PhD
3 47 (10.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (5.61%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.40%) ISEB
5 6 (1.40%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.93%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.47%) MCSA
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.23%) GPEN
8 1 (0.23%) GXPN
8 1 (0.23%) OSCE
8 1 (0.23%) OSCP
8 1 (0.23%) OSWP
8 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.58%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (16.36%) Docker
2 8 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.70%) Firmware
5 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.47%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.23%) KVM
6 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (14.72%) Ansible
2 39 (9.11%) Kubernetes
3 34 (7.94%) Puppet
4 19 (4.44%) Terraform
5 16 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (3.04%) Prometheus
7 10 (2.34%) Packer
8 5 (1.17%) Grafana
9 4 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.47%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.47%) WSUS
11 1 (0.23%) Icinga
11 1 (0.23%) Istio
11 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 19 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.21%) Google
2 18 (4.21%) Oracle
3 13 (3.04%) Red Hat
4 10 (2.34%) Rackspace
5 7 (1.64%) VMware
6 6 (1.40%) SAP
7 3 (0.70%) Splunk
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco
8 2 (0.47%) New Relic
8 2 (0.47%) Perforce
8 2 (0.47%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.47%) Symantec
9 1 (0.23%) Citrix
9 1 (0.23%) Gemalto
9 1 (0.23%) Roku
9 1 (0.23%) Tableau
9 1 (0.23%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.23%) Xilinx