Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Python 962 772 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 31.22% 30.25% 12.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.09% 39.98% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 651 637 302
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,711 £27,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -

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 2,182 1,931 1,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 70.82% 75.67% 64.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,530 1,562 1,489
Cambridge median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,711 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,625 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 492 (51.14%) C++
2 470 (48.86%) Software Engineering
3 389 (40.44%) Linux
4 370 (38.46%) Java
5 335 (34.82%) C
6 293 (30.46%) Machine Learning
7 275 (28.59%) Mathematics
8 274 (28.48%) Computer Science
9 243 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
10 238 (24.74%) Degree
11 229 (23.80%) Algorithms
12 207 (21.52%) Artificial Intelligence
13 206 (21.41%) JavaScript
14 172 (17.88%) Physics
15 163 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
16 156 (16.22%) C#
17 147 (15.28%) Web Services
17 147 (15.28%) Windows
17 147 (15.28%) PhD
18 144 (14.97%) DevOps
19 138 (14.35%) Continuous Integration
20 137 (14.24%) Test Automation
21 115 (11.95%) Data Science
22 114 (11.85%) Jenkins
23 110 (11.43%) SQL
24 107 (11.12%) Multithreading
25 103 (10.71%) Bash Shell
26 100 (10.40%) Docker
27 99 (10.29%) Ruby
28 94 (9.77%) RESTful

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 31 (3.22%) Apache Spark
2 25 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (1.77%) Confluence
4 15 (1.56%) OpenStack
5 13 (1.35%) Apache
6 12 (1.25%) nginx
7 10 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.42%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.31%) SAS
11 1 (0.10%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (0.73%) HipChat
2 4 (0.42%) Weka
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.21%) SPSS
4 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.10%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.10%) Maya
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.10%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.10%) Simulink
4 1 (0.10%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 30 (3.12%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (1.04%) Documaker
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 163 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (7.80%) GitHub
3 62 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (4.37%) OpenShift
5 27 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (1.04%) IaaS
7 10 (1.04%) SaaS
8 8 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.73%) Dropbox
10 5 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.31%) DigitalOcean
11 3 (0.31%) Heroku
12 2 (0.21%) npm
13 1 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.10%) Serverless
13 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.51%) TCP/IP
2 48 (4.99%) Wireless
3 44 (4.57%) Internet
4 42 (4.37%) DNS
5 35 (3.64%) Firewall
6 20 (2.08%) SNMP
7 12 (1.25%) DHCP
7 12 (1.25%) ICMP
7 12 (1.25%) SSH
7 12 (1.25%) SSL
8 11 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (1.04%) Bluetooth
9 10 (1.04%) FTP
9 10 (1.04%) HTTP
9 10 (1.04%) HTTPS
9 10 (1.04%) IMAP
9 10 (1.04%) IPsec
9 10 (1.04%) POP3
9 10 (1.04%) SMTP
9 10 (1.04%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (7.38%) Big Data
2 61 (6.34%) NoSQL
3 50 (5.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 44 (4.57%) MongoDB
5 42 (4.37%) Relational Database
6 28 (2.91%) SQL Server
7 26 (2.70%) MySQL
8 19 (1.98%) Hadoop
9 15 (1.56%) HBase
10 13 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.14%) Data Mining
11 11 (1.14%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.62%) Text Mining
13 5 (0.52%) Blockchain
14 4 (0.42%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.31%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2 (0.21%) Neo4j
16 2 (0.21%) Sqoop
17 1 (0.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 114 (11.85%) Jenkins
2 62 (6.44%) Git (software)
3 52 (5.41%) JIRA
3 52 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 47 (4.89%) Cucumber
5 41 (4.26%) Selenium
6 18 (1.87%) Maven
7 17 (1.77%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (1.35%) Visual Studio
10 10 (1.04%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.04%) Gerrit
10 10 (1.04%) Protractor
11 9 (0.94%) HP UFT
12 8 (0.83%) GitLab
13 7 (0.73%) CircleCI
13 7 (0.73%) ReSharper
14 5 (0.52%) Buildbot
14 5 (0.52%) Vagrant
15 4 (0.42%) NUnit
General
1 71 (7.38%) Finance
2 63 (6.55%) Games
3 56 (5.82%) Electronics
4 34 (3.53%) Marketing
5 19 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (1.56%) Automotive
6 15 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.35%) Aerospace
8 8 (0.83%) Publishing
9 7 (0.73%) Multimedia
9 7 (0.73%) Retail
10 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.10%) Banking
11 1 (0.10%) Law
Job Titles
1 321 (33.37%) Software Engineer
2 292 (30.35%) Developer
3 197 (20.48%) C++ Software Engineer
4 145 (15.07%) Python Engineer
5 121 (12.58%) C Software Engineer
6 113 (11.75%) Software Developer
7 107 (11.12%) Graduate
8 100 (10.40%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 99 (10.29%) Embedded Engineer
10 90 (9.36%) C++ Developer
11 82 (8.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 80 (8.32%) Test Engineer
13 76 (7.90%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 69 (7.17%) Embedded C Engineer
15 68 (7.07%) C++ Software Developer
16 67 (6.96%) Machine Learning Engineer
17 66 (6.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 65 (6.76%) Embedded C Software Engineer
19 63 (6.55%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
19 63 (6.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (15.28%) Web Services
2 94 (9.77%) RESTful
3 90 (9.36%) AngularJS
4 69 (7.17%) TensorFlow
5 67 (6.96%) Natural Language Processing
6 59 (6.13%) HTML
7 57 (5.93%) .NET
8 55 (5.72%) Node.js
9 53 (5.51%) Django
10 43 (4.47%) Akka
10 43 (4.47%) Spring
11 40 (4.16%) Middleware
12 35 (3.64%) STL
13 32 (3.33%) CSS
14 29 (3.01%) jQuery
14 29 (3.01%) OpenGL
15 26 (2.70%) .NET Framework
16 24 (2.49%) React
17 23 (2.39%) LAMP
18 22 (2.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 274 (28.48%) Computer Science
2 229 (23.80%) Algorithms
3 55 (5.72%) Life Science
4 47 (4.89%) Public Cloud
5 44 (4.57%) Private Cloud
6 37 (3.85%) Fintech
7 36 (3.74%) Linux Command Line
8 35 (3.64%) Data Centre
9 34 (3.53%) User Experience
10 33 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
10 33 (3.43%) Smart City
11 29 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
12 28 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
13 26 (2.70%) CUDA
13 26 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 26 (2.70%) Online Games
14 23 (2.39%) Augmented Reality
14 23 (2.39%) Internet of Things
15 22 (2.29%) Data Structures
16 15 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 389 (40.44%) Linux
2 147 (15.28%) Windows
3 64 (6.65%) Unix
4 63 (6.55%) Android
5 39 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.08%) CentOS
7 17 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
9 12 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.25%) Windows Server
10 11 (1.14%) Mac OS
11 10 (1.04%) Solaris
11 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.73%) Debian
13 3 (0.31%) Robot Operating System
14 2 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.21%) VMS
15 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.10%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (48.86%) Software Engineering
2 293 (30.46%) Machine Learning
3 275 (28.59%) Mathematics
4 243 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
5 207 (21.52%) Artificial Intelligence
6 172 (17.88%) Physics
7 144 (14.97%) DevOps
8 138 (14.35%) Continuous Integration
9 137 (14.24%) Test Automation
10 115 (11.95%) Data Science
11 107 (11.12%) Multithreading
12 90 (9.36%) Computer Vision
13 88 (9.15%) SDLC
14 83 (8.63%) Scrum
15 79 (8.21%) OO
16 72 (7.48%) Deep Learning
17 68 (7.07%) Neural Network
18 66 (6.86%) Distributed Algorithms
19 63 (6.55%) Continuous Delivery
20 58 (6.03%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 492 (51.14%) C++
2 370 (38.46%) Java
3 335 (34.82%) C
4 206 (21.41%) JavaScript
5 156 (16.22%) C#
6 110 (11.43%) SQL
7 103 (10.71%) Bash Shell
8 99 (10.29%) Ruby
9 87 (9.04%) PHP
10 66 (6.86%) Embedded C
11 65 (6.76%) MATLAB
12 58 (6.03%) Embedded C++
13 49 (5.09%) Perl
14 46 (4.78%) Scala
15 44 (4.57%) PowerShell
16 21 (2.18%) R
17 13 (1.35%) VB
18 12 (1.25%) Shell Script
19 9 (0.94%) Assembly Language
19 9 (0.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 238 (24.74%) Degree
2 147 (15.28%) PhD
3 51 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (3.01%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.14%) ISEB
5 11 (1.14%) Master's Degree
5 11 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.31%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.05%) QA
2 26 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.83%) ARP4754
4 7 (0.73%) GCP
5 2 (0.21%) WAI
6 1 (0.10%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 100 (10.40%) Docker
2 49 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.22%) Active Directory
4 30 (3.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 30 (3.12%) Virtual Servers
4 30 (3.12%) vSphere
5 20 (2.08%) Firmware
6 10 (1.04%) Samba
6 10 (1.04%) VirtualBox
7 7 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.31%) Xen
9 2 (0.21%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
9 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.21%) Ceph
9 2 (0.21%) HDFS
9 2 (0.21%) KVM
9 2 (0.21%) Varnish
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 85 (8.84%) Ansible
2 78 (8.11%) Puppet
3 55 (5.72%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (4.16%) vRealize
5 30 (3.12%) vCenter Server
6 28 (2.91%) Nagios
7 24 (2.49%) Terraform
8 20 (2.08%) Kubernetes
9 10 (1.04%) Rancher
9 10 (1.04%) Sysdig
10 9 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.62%) Grafana
12 5 (0.52%) Munin
12 5 (0.52%) Salt
12 5 (0.52%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.21%) logstash
14 2 (0.21%) Oozie
14 2 (0.21%) Prometheus
14 2 (0.21%) yum
Vendors
1 82 (8.52%) WorldPay
2 58 (6.03%) Splunk
3 56 (5.82%) AppDynamics
4 51 (5.30%) VMware
5 40 (4.16%) BMC
5 40 (4.16%) Cisco
6 31 (3.22%) Citrix
7 30 (3.12%) F5
7 30 (3.12%) Fortinet
7 30 (3.12%) Oracle
8 29 (3.01%) ServiceNow
9 16 (1.66%) Qualys
10 11 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.04%) HP
11 10 (1.04%) IBM
11 10 (1.04%) Intel
11 10 (1.04%) New Relic
12 9 (0.94%) Cadence
12 9 (0.94%) Microsoft
12 9 (0.94%) Synopsys