Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 269 491 1,098
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 24.10% 26.51% 32.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.03% 37.45% 44.82%
Number of salaries quoted 186 497 792
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,150 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £70,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

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 672 1,311 2,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 60.22% 70.79% 72.23%
Number of salaries quoted 427 997 1,788
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,750 £72,500 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Python in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 75 (27.88%) Linux
1 75 (27.88%) Degree
2 74 (27.51%) Software Engineering
3 73 (27.14%) C++
4 71 (26.39%) AWS
5 66 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (24.16%) JavaScript
7 63 (23.42%) Docker
8 55 (20.45%) C
9 54 (20.07%) DevOps
10 53 (19.70%) Problem-Solving
11 52 (19.33%) Machine Learning
12 48 (17.84%) Computer Science
13 46 (17.10%) Jenkins
14 43 (15.99%) SQL
15 40 (14.87%) Test Automation
15 40 (14.87%) Git (software)
16 39 (14.50%) Algorithms
16 39 (14.50%) Data Science
17 38 (14.13%) Java
17 38 (14.13%) Mathematics
18 34 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
19 33 (12.27%) CSS
19 33 (12.27%) Windows
19 33 (12.27%) Automotive
20 32 (11.90%) HTML
21 31 (11.52%) Visualisation
22 30 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (11.15%) PostgreSQL
22 30 (11.15%) Robotics

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 18 (6.69%) OpenStack
2 5 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.49%) Apache
4 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.12%) nginx
5 2 (0.74%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.37%) Confluence
6 1 (0.37%) DNN
Applications
1 7 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.37%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 71 (26.39%) AWS
2 23 (8.55%) Azure
3 15 (5.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (4.46%) GCP
5 9 (3.35%) Power Platform
5 9 (3.35%) Serverless
6 8 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.86%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (1.86%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (1.86%) Trello
9 3 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.12%) Office 365
10 2 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.74%) Firebase
10 2 (0.74%) Loggly
11 1 (0.37%) Google Sheets
11 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.32%) Wireless
2 6 (2.23%) Internet
3 5 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.49%) SSL
5 3 (1.12%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.12%) Network Security
6 2 (0.74%) Firewall
6 2 (0.74%) HTTP
6 2 (0.74%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.37%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.37%) DHCP
7 1 (0.37%) Ethereal
7 1 (0.37%) IPv4
7 1 (0.37%) IPv6
7 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.37%) NAS
7 1 (0.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.15%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (6.32%) MongoDB
3 15 (5.58%) NoSQL
4 14 (5.20%) Big Data
5 12 (4.46%) MySQL
6 9 (3.35%) Power BI
6 9 (3.35%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.97%) Amazon Athena
8 6 (2.23%) OLAP
8 6 (2.23%) SQL Server
9 5 (1.86%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.49%) Blockchain
10 4 (1.49%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.12%) Text Mining
12 2 (0.74%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (0.74%) Redis
12 2 (0.74%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 46 (17.10%) Jenkins
2 40 (14.87%) Git (software)
3 29 (10.78%) JIRA
4 24 (8.92%) GitLab
5 14 (5.20%) Selenium
6 11 (4.09%) CircleCI
7 10 (3.72%) Subversion
7 10 (3.72%) webpack
8 9 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (3.35%) Hudson
9 8 (2.97%) CMake
9 8 (2.97%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.23%) Maven
10 6 (2.23%) Xcode
11 5 (1.86%) Buildbot
11 5 (1.86%) Clang
11 5 (1.86%) CruiseControl
11 5 (1.86%) GCC
11 5 (1.86%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.86%) YouTrack
General
1 33 (12.27%) Automotive
2 25 (9.29%) Manufacturing
3 18 (6.69%) Electronics
4 15 (5.58%) Finance
5 13 (4.83%) Law
6 8 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.60%) Aerospace
7 7 (2.60%) Games
7 7 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.23%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.86%) Military
10 3 (1.12%) Advertising
11 2 (0.74%) Banking
12 1 (0.37%) French Language
12 1 (0.37%) German Language
12 1 (0.37%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.37%) Legal
12 1 (0.37%) Marketing
12 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (19.70%) Software Engineer
2 47 (17.47%) Developer
3 33 (12.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (8.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 22 (8.18%) Python Engineer
6 20 (7.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 18 (6.69%) Control Systems Engineer
8 17 (6.32%) Software Developer
9 16 (5.95%) Test Engineer
10 14 (5.20%) Cloud Engineer
10 14 (5.20%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.83%) AWS Engineer
11 13 (4.83%) Data Engineer
11 13 (4.83%) Lead DevOps
11 13 (4.83%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 13 (4.83%) Software Test Engineer
12 12 (4.46%) AWS DevOps
12 12 (4.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 11 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 11 (4.09%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.27%) CSS
2 32 (11.90%) HTML
3 24 (8.92%) React
4 21 (7.81%) REST
5 20 (7.43%) Node.js
6 19 (7.06%) AngularJS
7 16 (5.95%) Web Services
8 15 (5.58%) RESTful
9 14 (5.20%) Django
10 13 (4.83%) Vue.js
11 9 (3.35%) HTML5
12 8 (2.97%) Natural Language Processing
12 8 (2.97%) NumPy
12 8 (2.97%) Sass
13 7 (2.60%) LAMP
14 6 (2.23%) .NET
14 6 (2.23%) CSS3
14 6 (2.23%) D3.js
14 6 (2.23%) Java EE
14 6 (2.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.50%) Algorithms
2 30 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (11.15%) Robotics
3 20 (7.43%) User Experience
4 14 (5.20%) Smartphone
5 9 (3.35%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.49%) Blog
8 4 (1.49%) PKI
8 4 (1.49%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (1.12%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.12%) Life Science
9 3 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.12%) Verilog
9 3 (1.12%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 75 (27.88%) Linux
2 33 (12.27%) Windows
3 12 (4.46%) Android
4 10 (3.72%) Unix
5 9 (3.35%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.35%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.86%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.86%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.49%) Robot Operating System
8 3 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.74%) Debian
10 1 (0.37%) CentOS
10 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Tizen
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.51%) Software Engineering
2 66 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (20.07%) DevOps
4 53 (19.70%) Problem-Solving
5 52 (19.33%) Machine Learning
6 48 (17.84%) Computer Science
7 40 (14.87%) Test Automation
8 39 (14.50%) Data Science
9 38 (14.13%) Mathematics
10 34 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (11.52%) Visualisation
12 25 (9.29%) Analytics
12 25 (9.29%) Prototyping
13 22 (8.18%) Data Analysis
14 21 (7.81%) Web Development
15 20 (7.43%) Data Visualisation
16 19 (7.06%) Microservices
17 18 (6.69%) Scrum
17 18 (6.69%) Signal Processing
18 17 (6.32%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.14%) C++
2 65 (24.16%) JavaScript
3 55 (20.45%) C
4 43 (15.99%) SQL
5 38 (14.13%) Java
6 27 (10.04%) Go
7 26 (9.67%) Bash Shell
8 22 (8.18%) R
9 21 (7.81%) MATLAB
10 20 (7.43%) C#
11 18 (6.69%) Perl
12 11 (4.09%) Scala
13 10 (3.72%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.60%) ES6
15 6 (2.23%) Lua
15 6 (2.23%) PHP
15 6 (2.23%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.86%) Embedded C
16 5 (1.86%) Groovy
16 5 (1.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 75 (27.88%) Degree
2 17 (6.32%) PhD
3 13 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.23%) Postgraduate
5 3 (1.12%) SANS
6 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.74%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.20%) QA
2 5 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.12%) AICPA
3 3 (1.12%) COBIT
3 3 (1.12%) NIST
4 2 (0.74%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.37%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 63 (23.42%) Docker
2 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.12%) Firmware
2 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.37%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (10.41%) Kubernetes
2 23 (8.55%) Ansible
3 19 (7.06%) Puppet
4 16 (5.95%) Terraform
5 12 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.12%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.37%) EnCase
8 1 (0.37%) Grafana
8 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.37%) Packer
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (3.72%) Tableau
2 9 (3.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.60%) Google
4 5 (1.86%) SaltStack
5 4 (1.49%) VMware
6 3 (1.12%) Cisco
7 2 (0.74%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.74%) New Relic
7 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.74%) Synopsys
8 1 (0.37%) ATG
8 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.37%) EMC
8 1 (0.37%) Facebook
8 1 (0.37%) Intel
8 1 (0.37%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 1 (0.37%) Progress
8 1 (0.37%) QNX
8 1 (0.37%) WorldPay