Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Python 809 834 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 31.20% 30.82% 15.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.97% 40.29% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 584 669 340
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,711 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 1,799 2,070 1,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 69.38% 76.50% 68.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,299 1,643 1,463
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 390 (48.21%) C++
2 356 (44.00%) Software Engineering
3 322 (39.80%) Linux
4 289 (35.72%) Java
5 264 (32.63%) Machine Learning
6 246 (30.41%) C
7 227 (28.06%) Mathematics
8 207 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
9 188 (23.24%) Computer Science
10 180 (22.25%) Algorithms
11 178 (22.00%) Degree
12 168 (20.77%) Artificial Intelligence
13 167 (20.64%) JavaScript
14 154 (19.04%) C#
15 149 (18.42%) PhD
16 139 (17.18%) Test Automation
16 139 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
17 129 (15.95%) Physics
18 127 (15.70%) Windows
19 122 (15.08%) DevOps
20 120 (14.83%) Web Services
21 117 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
22 100 (12.36%) Ansible
23 94 (11.62%) Bash Shell
23 94 (11.62%) Docker
23 94 (11.62%) Jenkins
24 91 (11.25%) Data Science
25 88 (10.88%) Multithreading
26 86 (10.63%) SQL
27 83 (10.26%) Deep Learning

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 29 (3.58%) Apache Spark
2 28 (3.46%) OpenStack
3 22 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (1.73%) Apache
5 13 (1.61%) Confluence
6 12 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 12 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.24%) nginx
8 4 (0.49%) IIS
8 4 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.25%) SAS
9 2 (0.25%) WordPress
10 1 (0.12%) CMS
10 1 (0.12%) Drupal
10 1 (0.12%) Jetty
10 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (0.87%) HipChat
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.25%) SPSS
3 1 (0.12%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.12%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 19 (2.35%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (1.48%) Documaker
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 139 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (6.80%) GitHub
4 29 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.35%) OpenShift
6 14 (1.73%) SaaS
7 12 (1.48%) IaaS
8 9 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.87%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.87%) Dropbox
10 4 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.37%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.25%) DigitalOcean
12 2 (0.25%) Heroku
13 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.12%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.56%) DNS
1 45 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 37 (4.57%) Firewall
3 29 (3.58%) Wireless
4 26 (3.21%) Internet
5 18 (2.22%) SNMP
6 15 (1.85%) DHCP
7 14 (1.73%) HTTP
7 14 (1.73%) ICMP
7 14 (1.73%) SSH
7 14 (1.73%) SSL
8 12 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (1.48%) FTP
8 12 (1.48%) HTTPS
8 12 (1.48%) IMAP
8 12 (1.48%) IPsec
8 12 (1.48%) POP3
8 12 (1.48%) SMS
8 12 (1.48%) SMTP
8 12 (1.48%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (8.03%) Big Data
2 53 (6.55%) NoSQL
3 48 (5.93%) MongoDB
4 41 (5.07%) Relational Database
5 37 (4.57%) SQL Server
6 29 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 28 (3.46%) MySQL
8 27 (3.34%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.73%) HBase
9 14 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.48%) Blockchain
10 12 (1.48%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.62%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.49%) Sqoop
13 3 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.37%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.37%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 94 (11.62%) Jenkins
2 80 (9.89%) Git (software)
3 41 (5.07%) JIRA
4 34 (4.20%) Selenium
5 31 (3.83%) Cucumber
5 31 (3.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 17 (2.10%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (1.61%) Vagrant
9 12 (1.48%) Gerrit
9 12 (1.48%) Subversion
10 8 (0.99%) JUnit
10 8 (0.99%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.74%) ReSharper
12 5 (0.62%) Gradle
12 5 (0.62%) HP UFT
12 5 (0.62%) Maven
13 3 (0.37%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.37%) Clang
13 3 (0.37%) CMake
General
1 61 (7.54%) Finance
2 48 (5.93%) Games
3 33 (4.08%) Electronics
4 30 (3.71%) Marketing
5 23 (2.84%) Automotive
6 16 (1.98%) Aerospace
7 11 (1.36%) Publishing
8 9 (1.11%) Law
9 7 (0.87%) Multimedia
9 7 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.87%) Retail
10 3 (0.37%) Military
10 3 (0.37%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.12%) Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 243 (30.04%) Developer
2 229 (28.31%) Software Engineer
3 118 (14.59%) C++ Software Engineer
4 99 (12.24%) Python Engineer
5 95 (11.74%) Graduate
6 93 (11.50%) Software Developer
7 74 (9.15%) C++ Developer
8 72 (8.90%) Test Engineer
9 69 (8.53%) C Software Engineer
10 67 (8.28%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 60 (7.42%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 56 (6.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 53 (6.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 52 (6.43%) Embedded Engineer
15 50 (6.18%) C++ Software Developer
16 48 (5.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 47 (5.81%) Graduate Developer
18 44 (5.44%) DevOps Engineer
19 42 (5.19%) Java Developer
20 40 (4.94%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (14.83%) Web Services
2 76 (9.39%) Natural Language Processing
2 76 (9.39%) RESTful
3 70 (8.65%) TensorFlow
4 68 (8.41%) AngularJS
5 59 (7.29%) HTML
6 53 (6.55%) .NET
7 46 (5.69%) CSS
8 42 (5.19%) Middleware
9 40 (4.94%) Django
10 39 (4.82%) Node.js
11 25 (3.09%) jQuery
12 24 (2.97%) OpenGL
12 24 (2.97%) STL
13 21 (2.60%) JSON
14 20 (2.47%) Spring
15 19 (2.35%) Akka
15 19 (2.35%) REST
16 17 (2.10%) .NET Framework
16 17 (2.10%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 188 (23.24%) Computer Science
2 180 (22.25%) Algorithms
3 43 (5.32%) Life Science
4 39 (4.82%) Data Centre
5 38 (4.70%) Public Cloud
5 38 (4.70%) User Experience
6 34 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
7 31 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (3.34%) Smart City
9 23 (2.84%) Fintech
10 20 (2.47%) Private Cloud
11 19 (2.35%) CUDA
12 17 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 16 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.98%) Online Games
14 15 (1.85%) Data Structures
15 14 (1.73%) Augmented Reality
15 14 (1.73%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (1.73%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 322 (39.80%) Linux
2 127 (15.70%) Windows
3 53 (6.55%) Unix
4 50 (6.18%) Android
5 27 (3.34%) CentOS
6 25 (3.09%) Apple iOS
7 21 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (2.10%) Windows Server
9 12 (1.48%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.48%) Solaris
9 12 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
11 9 (1.11%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.99%) Debian
13 5 (0.62%) Robot Operating System
14 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.25%) VMS
16 1 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
16 1 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (44.00%) Software Engineering
2 264 (32.63%) Machine Learning
3 227 (28.06%) Mathematics
4 207 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
5 168 (20.77%) Artificial Intelligence
6 139 (17.18%) Test Automation
7 129 (15.95%) Physics
8 122 (15.08%) DevOps
9 117 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
10 91 (11.25%) Data Science
11 88 (10.88%) Multithreading
12 83 (10.26%) Deep Learning
13 73 (9.02%) Scrum
14 72 (8.90%) Bayesian Methods
15 71 (8.78%) Computer Vision
15 71 (8.78%) OO
16 64 (7.91%) Distributed Algorithms
17 62 (7.66%) SDLC
18 57 (7.05%) Neural Network
18 57 (7.05%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 390 (48.21%) C++
2 289 (35.72%) Java
3 246 (30.41%) C
4 167 (20.64%) JavaScript
5 154 (19.04%) C#
6 94 (11.62%) Bash Shell
7 86 (10.63%) SQL
8 71 (8.78%) Ruby
9 63 (7.79%) PHP
10 49 (6.06%) PowerShell
11 45 (5.56%) MATLAB
12 44 (5.44%) Perl
13 35 (4.33%) Embedded C
14 34 (4.20%) Embedded C++
15 22 (2.72%) Scala
16 18 (2.22%) R
17 17 (2.10%) Go
18 16 (1.98%) VB
19 10 (1.24%) Shell Script
20 7 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 178 (22.00%) Degree
2 149 (18.42%) PhD
3 32 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.10%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (1.11%) ISEB
7 8 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.37%) JNCIE
10 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.44%) QA
2 16 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.11%) GCP
4 8 (0.99%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.12%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 94 (11.62%) Docker
2 60 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (4.57%) Active Directory
4 31 (3.83%) vSphere
5 30 (3.71%) Virtual Desktop
5 30 (3.71%) Virtual Servers
6 15 (1.85%) Firmware
7 12 (1.48%) Samba
7 12 (1.48%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.37%) HDFS
11 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.25%) Ceph
11 2 (0.25%) KVM
11 2 (0.25%) Varnish
11 2 (0.25%) Xen
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 100 (12.36%) Ansible
2 66 (8.16%) Puppet
3 51 (6.30%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (5.19%) vRealize
5 36 (4.45%) Kubernetes
6 30 (3.71%) vCenter Server
7 28 (3.46%) Terraform
8 15 (1.85%) Nagios
9 12 (1.48%) Rancher
9 12 (1.48%) Sysdig
10 7 (0.87%) Consul
10 7 (0.87%) Grafana
10 7 (0.87%) Packer
10 7 (0.87%) Salt
11 6 (0.74%) Munin
11 6 (0.74%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.62%) Prometheus
13 4 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.37%) Oozie
Vendors
1 63 (7.79%) VMware
2 61 (7.54%) WorldPay
3 51 (6.30%) Splunk
4 45 (5.56%) AppDynamics
4 45 (5.56%) Cisco
5 42 (5.19%) BMC
6 33 (4.08%) Fortinet
7 31 (3.83%) ServiceNow
8 30 (3.71%) Citrix
8 30 (3.71%) F5
9 16 (1.98%) Oracle
10 14 (1.73%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.61%) Microsoft
12 12 (1.48%) HP
12 12 (1.48%) IBM
12 12 (1.48%) Intel
12 12 (1.48%) New Relic
13 7 (0.87%) Hortonworks
13 7 (0.87%) Perforce
14 6 (0.74%) Cadence