Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 194 433 934
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 27.25% 27.49% 31.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.29% 39.72% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 119 414 666
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £38,500 £36,250 £29,855
90th Percentile £86,260 £90,000 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%

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 438 1,090 2,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 61.52% 69.21% 69.90%
Number of salaries quoted 285 788 1,476
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cambridge

Python
Salary Trend in Cambridge

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Python in Cambridge

Python
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in Cambridge over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Python in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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 66 (34.02%) AWS
2 60 (30.93%) C++
3 57 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (26.80%) Docker
5 50 (25.77%) Software Engineering
6 47 (24.23%) Degree
7 45 (23.20%) Linux
8 42 (21.65%) JavaScript
9 39 (20.10%) Git (software)
10 37 (19.07%) Jenkins
11 36 (18.56%) Machine Learning
12 35 (18.04%) DevOps
12 35 (18.04%) Azure
13 32 (16.49%) SQL
14 29 (14.95%) Java
14 29 (14.95%) Computer Science
15 28 (14.43%) Mathematics
16 27 (13.92%) Data Science
17 26 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (13.40%) Visualisation
18 25 (12.89%) Perl
18 25 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (12.37%) C
20 23 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
21 22 (11.34%) Algorithms
21 22 (11.34%) CMake
22 21 (10.82%) Analytics
22 21 (10.82%) Ansible
23 20 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
24 19 (9.79%) R

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 7 (3.61%) OpenStack
2 5 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.55%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.03%) Apache
4 2 (1.03%) nginx
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.52%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.52%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 66 (34.02%) AWS
2 35 (18.04%) Azure
3 13 (6.70%) GCP
4 8 (4.12%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (4.12%) Power Platform
5 7 (3.61%) Slack
6 5 (2.58%) Office 365
7 4 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (1.55%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.55%) Serverless
9 2 (1.03%) Firebase
9 2 (1.03%) Loggly
9 2 (1.03%) SaaS
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.52%) GitHub
10 1 (0.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.61%) Internet
1 7 (3.61%) Wireless
2 5 (2.58%) Network Security
3 4 (2.06%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.03%) HTTP
4 2 (1.03%) SNMP
4 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) DHCP
5 1 (0.52%) IPv4
5 1 (0.52%) IPv6
5 1 (0.52%) NAS
5 1 (0.52%) Skype
5 1 (0.52%) SSL
5 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (6.70%) Big Data
3 12 (6.19%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.64%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.12%) Power BI
6 7 (3.61%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (3.09%) MySQL
7 6 (3.09%) OLAP
8 5 (2.58%) Amazon Athena
8 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.06%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.55%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (1.55%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.55%) Spotfire
11 2 (1.03%) Blockchain
11 2 (1.03%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (20.10%) Git (software)
2 37 (19.07%) Jenkins
3 22 (11.34%) CMake
4 18 (9.28%) JIRA
5 13 (6.70%) Subversion
6 12 (6.19%) GitLab
7 10 (5.15%) webpack
8 9 (4.64%) Xcode
9 8 (4.12%) Buildbot
9 8 (4.12%) Clang
9 8 (4.12%) CruiseControl
9 8 (4.12%) GCC
9 8 (4.12%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.61%) Artifactory
11 5 (2.58%) GNU Toolchain
11 5 (2.58%) Selenium
12 4 (2.06%) gulp
12 4 (2.06%) Jasmine
12 4 (2.06%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (2.06%) Protractor
General
1 18 (9.28%) Manufacturing
2 10 (5.15%) Finance
3 9 (4.64%) Games
4 8 (4.12%) Automotive
4 8 (4.12%) Law
5 5 (2.58%) Advertising
5 5 (2.58%) Electronics
5 5 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) French Language
6 1 (0.52%) German Language
6 1 (0.52%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (18.04%) Software Engineer
2 33 (17.01%) Developer
3 22 (11.34%) Principal Engineer
4 21 (10.82%) Python Engineer
5 20 (10.31%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (9.79%) Senior Software Engineer
7 18 (9.28%) AWS Engineer
8 17 (8.76%) AWS DevOps
8 17 (8.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 15 (7.73%) Data Engineer
10 11 (5.67%) Software Developer
11 10 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (4.64%) Build Engineer
12 9 (4.64%) Lead DevOps
12 9 (4.64%) Lead DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.64%) Platform Engineer
13 8 (4.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (4.12%) Migration Engineer
13 8 (4.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 7 (3.61%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.28%) CSS
1 18 (9.28%) HTML
2 17 (8.76%) Node.js
2 17 (8.76%) REST
3 14 (7.22%) React
4 11 (5.67%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.12%) Django
5 8 (4.12%) HTML5
6 7 (3.61%) Vue.js
7 6 (3.09%) D3.js
7 6 (3.09%) RESTful
7 6 (3.09%) Sass
7 6 (3.09%) Shiny
8 5 (2.58%) Web Services
9 4 (2.06%) .NET
9 4 (2.06%) CSS3
10 3 (1.55%) Flask
10 3 (1.55%) LLVM
10 3 (1.55%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (1.55%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (11.34%) Algorithms
3 14 (7.22%) User Experience
4 9 (4.64%) Robotics
4 9 (4.64%) Smartphone
5 8 (4.12%) Data Structures
5 8 (4.12%) Life Science
6 7 (3.61%) Wiki
7 5 (2.58%) Blog
7 5 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.58%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.06%) Verilog
9 3 (1.55%) ASIC
9 3 (1.55%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.03%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.20%) Linux
2 17 (8.76%) Windows
3 9 (4.64%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.61%) Android
5 6 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.06%) Unix
7 3 (1.55%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.03%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.03%) Robot Operating System
9 1 (0.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (25.77%) Software Engineering
3 36 (18.56%) Machine Learning
4 35 (18.04%) DevOps
5 29 (14.95%) Computer Science
6 28 (14.43%) Mathematics
7 27 (13.92%) Data Science
8 26 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (13.40%) Visualisation
9 21 (10.82%) Analytics
10 20 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (9.28%) Infrastructure as Code
12 16 (8.25%) Artificial Intelligence
12 16 (8.25%) Scrum
13 15 (7.73%) ETL
14 13 (6.70%) Microservices
15 12 (6.19%) Data Visualisation
15 12 (6.19%) Test Automation
15 12 (6.19%) Validation
16 10 (5.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (30.93%) C++
2 42 (21.65%) JavaScript
3 32 (16.49%) SQL
4 29 (14.95%) Java
5 25 (12.89%) Perl
6 24 (12.37%) C
7 19 (9.79%) R
8 18 (9.28%) C#
9 17 (8.76%) Go
10 16 (8.25%) Bash Shell
11 10 (5.15%) Scala
12 9 (4.64%) MATLAB
13 8 (4.12%) Lua
13 8 (4.12%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.58%) ES6
14 5 (2.58%) Shell Script
15 4 (2.06%) Assembly Language
15 4 (2.06%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.55%) Embedded C
17 2 (1.03%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 47 (24.23%) Degree
2 10 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.64%) PhD
4 5 (2.58%) SANS
5 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.09%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) AICPA
2 5 (2.58%) COBIT
2 5 (2.58%) NIST
3 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (26.80%) Docker
2 5 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.55%) Firmware
4 1 (0.52%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 21 (10.82%) Ansible
2 17 (8.76%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.09%) Puppet
3 6 (3.09%) Terraform
4 2 (1.03%) Grafana
4 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.03%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.52%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 15 (7.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.22%) Google
3 10 (5.15%) Tableau
4 7 (3.61%) Autodesk
5 5 (2.58%) Cisco
5 5 (2.58%) VMware
6 3 (1.55%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.03%) New Relic
7 2 (1.03%) Synopsys
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe
8 1 (0.52%) Facebook
8 1 (0.52%) Instagram
8 1 (0.52%) Intel
8 1 (0.52%) Mapbox
8 1 (0.52%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.52%) Progress
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat