Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Python 529 954 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 25.41% 30.01% 24.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.74% 40.00% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 480 711 480
Cambridge median annual salary £50,670 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.34% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,340 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.68% +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 1,440 2,385 1,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 69.16% 75.02% 71.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,130 1,839 1,381
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Python in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 228 (43.10%) Linux
2 212 (40.08%) Java
3 203 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
4 182 (34.40%) Software Engineering
5 173 (32.70%) C++
6 151 (28.54%) Machine Learning
7 128 (24.20%) C
8 126 (23.82%) Test Automation
9 123 (23.25%) JavaScript
10 115 (21.74%) Computer Science
11 114 (21.55%) Artificial Intelligence
12 112 (21.17%) C#
13 111 (20.98%) Degree
14 89 (16.82%) Mathematics
15 86 (16.26%) Git (software)
15 86 (16.26%) Algorithms
16 77 (14.56%) Jenkins
17 76 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
17 76 (14.37%) Ansible
18 70 (13.23%) Web Services
19 69 (13.04%) DevOps
20 67 (12.67%) Scrum
21 66 (12.48%) Bash Shell
21 66 (12.48%) Docker
22 65 (12.29%) SQL
23 62 (11.72%) PhD
23 62 (11.72%) Multithreading
24 60 (11.34%) Windows
25 57 (10.78%) HTML
25 57 (10.78%) Natural Language Processing

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 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
1 18 (3.40%) OpenStack
2 15 (2.84%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.51%) IIS
4 6 (1.13%) Apache
4 6 (1.13%) JBoss
4 6 (1.13%) nginx
5 5 (0.95%) Confluence
5 5 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.95%) WildFly
6 3 (0.57%) Drupal
6 3 (0.57%) WordPress
7 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.38%) SAS
7 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.19%) Jupyter
Applications
1 8 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (1.51%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) SPSS
3 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (2.46%) Odoo
2 9 (1.70%) SAP Business One
3 5 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 76 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (5.29%) GitHub
4 17 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.32%) SaaS
7 5 (0.95%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.95%) Slack
7 5 (0.95%) Trello
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.38%) Firebase
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.19%) Loggly
9 1 (0.19%) npm
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.62%) Wireless
2 25 (4.73%) TCP/IP
3 17 (3.21%) Internet
4 14 (2.65%) Bluetooth
5 9 (1.70%) Firewall
6 6 (1.13%) VLAN
7 4 (0.76%) DNS
8 3 (0.57%) BGP
9 2 (0.38%) IPv4
9 2 (0.38%) IPv6
9 2 (0.38%) OSPF
9 2 (0.38%) SNMP
9 2 (0.38%) SSL
10 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.19%) LAN
10 1 (0.19%) MPLS
10 1 (0.19%) SMS
10 1 (0.19%) VPN
10 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (10.59%) PostgreSQL
2 51 (9.64%) Big Data
3 32 (6.05%) Hadoop
4 31 (5.86%) MongoDB
5 26 (4.91%) NoSQL
6 25 (4.73%) SQL Server
7 21 (3.97%) MySQL
8 20 (3.78%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (1.89%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.13%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.13%) MariaDB
12 5 (0.95%) Sqoop
13 3 (0.57%) HBase
13 3 (0.57%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.38%) Redis
15 1 (0.19%) Pentaho
15 1 (0.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 86 (16.26%) Git (software)
2 77 (14.56%) Jenkins
3 39 (7.37%) JIRA
4 38 (7.18%) Selenium
5 21 (3.97%) Visual Studio
6 17 (3.21%) Maven
7 16 (3.02%) Subversion
8 13 (2.46%) Gradle
8 13 (2.46%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.89%) Vagrant
10 8 (1.51%) Mercurial
11 7 (1.32%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.13%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.13%) JUnit
12 6 (1.13%) Protractor
13 5 (0.95%) Hudson
14 4 (0.76%) NUnit
15 3 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.57%) Cucumber
16 2 (0.38%) CMake
General
1 45 (8.51%) Finance
2 28 (5.29%) Games
3 26 (4.91%) Automotive
3 26 (4.91%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.21%) Publishing
5 15 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.08%) Retail
8 6 (1.13%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.76%) Law
10 2 (0.38%) Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Marketing
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 196 (37.05%) Developer
2 106 (20.04%) Software Engineer
3 84 (15.88%) Python Engineer
4 71 (13.42%) Software Developer
5 70 (13.23%) Python Developer
6 62 (11.72%) Test Engineer
7 44 (8.32%) Linux Engineer
8 42 (7.94%) Graduate
8 42 (7.94%) Test Automation Engineer
9 32 (6.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 32 (6.05%) Graduate Developer
10 31 (5.86%) Software Test Engineer
11 29 (5.48%) DevOps Engineer
12 24 (4.54%) C++ Software Engineer
13 23 (4.35%) Python Software Engineer
13 23 (4.35%) QA Engineer
14 22 (4.16%) Java Developer
14 22 (4.16%) Machine Learning Engineer
15 18 (3.40%) AWS Engineer
15 18 (3.40%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (13.23%) Web Services
2 57 (10.78%) HTML
2 57 (10.78%) Natural Language Processing
3 56 (10.59%) CSS
4 53 (10.02%) TensorFlow
5 52 (9.83%) AngularJS
6 39 (7.37%) Django
7 36 (6.81%) Node.js
8 34 (6.43%) React
9 31 (5.86%) RESTful
10 30 (5.67%) REST
11 27 (5.10%) .NET
12 24 (4.54%) HTML5
13 21 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (3.21%) CSS3
15 14 (2.65%) Spring
16 13 (2.46%) Flask
16 13 (2.46%) jQuery
16 13 (2.46%) SOAP
17 12 (2.27%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 86 (16.26%) Algorithms
2 25 (4.73%) Life Science
3 24 (4.54%) Smart City
4 22 (4.16%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (3.40%) Robotics
6 15 (2.84%) User Experience
7 14 (2.65%) Internet of Things
8 13 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.08%) Device Driver
10 9 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (1.70%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (1.51%) Animation
11 8 (1.51%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.51%) Photography
11 8 (1.51%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.51%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.95%) Biotechnology
12 5 (0.95%) Grid Computing
12 5 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 228 (43.10%) Linux
2 60 (11.34%) Windows
3 35 (6.62%) Android
4 23 (4.35%) Unix
5 20 (3.78%) Ubuntu
6 17 (3.21%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (3.02%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.70%) CentOS
8 9 (1.70%) Windows Server
9 6 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.76%) Debian
11 3 (0.57%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.38%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (34.40%) Software Engineering
3 151 (28.54%) Machine Learning
4 126 (23.82%) Test Automation
5 115 (21.74%) Computer Science
6 114 (21.55%) Artificial Intelligence
7 89 (16.82%) Mathematics
8 69 (13.04%) DevOps
9 67 (12.67%) Scrum
10 62 (11.72%) Multithreading
11 57 (10.78%) Deep Learning
12 56 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (9.64%) Reinforcement Learning
14 50 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (8.70%) Bayesian Methods
16 44 (8.32%) Distributed Algorithms
16 44 (8.32%) OO
16 44 (8.32%) Open Source
17 42 (7.94%) Logistics
18 37 (6.99%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 212 (40.08%) Java
2 173 (32.70%) C++
3 128 (24.20%) C
4 123 (23.25%) JavaScript
5 112 (21.17%) C#
6 66 (12.48%) Bash Shell
7 65 (12.29%) SQL
8 45 (8.51%) PHP
9 38 (7.18%) Ruby
10 34 (6.43%) Perl
11 24 (4.54%) PowerShell
12 19 (3.59%) Scala
13 18 (3.40%) R
14 14 (2.65%) Shell Script
15 12 (2.27%) Go
16 11 (2.08%) Kotlin
17 8 (1.51%) Embedded C
17 8 (1.51%) Julia
18 7 (1.32%) Objective-C
19 6 (1.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 111 (20.98%) Degree
2 62 (11.72%) PhD
3 36 (6.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (4.73%) MPhil
5 9 (1.70%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.51%) ISEB
6 8 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.95%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.76%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.19%) HNC
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.19%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.21%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) GDPR
2 1 (0.19%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (12.48%) Docker
2 16 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.51%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.95%) HDFS
6 4 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.38%) Firmware
8 1 (0.19%) KVM
8 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.19%) vSphere
8 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 76 (14.37%) Ansible
2 45 (8.51%) Puppet
3 30 (5.67%) Kubernetes
4 21 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (3.59%) Terraform
6 14 (2.65%) Packer
7 12 (2.27%) Prometheus
8 8 (1.51%) Consul
8 8 (1.51%) Grafana
9 5 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.95%) Oozie
10 3 (0.57%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.38%) Icinga
11 2 (0.38%) Nagios
11 2 (0.38%) Salt
11 2 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.19%) Munin
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (6.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (2.65%) VMware
3 11 (2.08%) Google
4 9 (1.70%) SAP
5 7 (1.32%) Splunk
6 5 (0.95%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.95%) CA
6 5 (0.95%) Hortonworks
6 5 (0.95%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.95%) WorldPay
7 4 (0.76%) Oracle
8 3 (0.57%) Samsung
9 2 (0.38%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.38%) NVIDIA
9 2 (0.38%) Qualys
9 2 (0.38%) Tableau
10 1 (0.19%) Citrix
10 1 (0.19%) Cognos
10 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.19%) Xilinx