The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 90 47 114
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +67
Permanent jobs citing Python 56 93 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.38% 4.70% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 8.14% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 55 57 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Python
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1055 1142 1713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 44.89% 57.76% 55.53%
Number of salaries quoted 851 967 1481
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Python
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Hertfordshire region.

Python Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Python
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans -8 16 £50,000 -4.76%
Stevenage +12 10 £32,500 -27.77%
Bishop's Stortford -7 2 £27,500 +22.22%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £35,000 - 1
Hitchin - 2 £60,000 -
Watford -18 1 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 77 (68.14%) Java
2 75 (66.37%) Linux
3 73 (64.60%) Degree
4 70 (61.95%) Computer Science
5 69 (61.06%) UNIX
6 58 (51.33%) Software Engineering
7 57 (50.44%) OO
8 55 (48.67%) C#
9 53 (46.90%) Multithreading
10 52 (46.02%) C
11 51 (45.13%) C++
12 48 (42.48%) Algorithms
13 27 (23.89%) Oracle
14 26 (23.01%) NoSQL
15 24 (21.24%) Games
16 23 (20.35%) Artificial Intelligence
16 23 (20.35%) MongoDB
16 23 (20.35%) Apache Cassandra
17 22 (19.47%) JavaScript
18 21 (18.58%) Perl
18 21 (18.58%) Tomcat
18 21 (18.58%) Google
18 21 (18.58%) GlassFish
19 20 (17.70%) Scala
20 18 (15.93%) Objective-C
20 18 (15.93%) HTML
20 18 (15.93%) Hadoop
20 18 (15.93%) Android
20 18 (15.93%) Apple iOS
20 18 (15.93%) BigTable

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (18.58%) Tomcat
1 21 (18.58%) GlassFish
2 11 (9.73%) WebLogic
3 10 (8.85%) Apache
4 7 (6.19%) Node.js
5 5 (4.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.54%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.88%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Google App Engine
2 8 (7.08%) PaaS
2 8 (7.08%) Google Compute Engine
3 7 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.42%) SaaS
5 4 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.77%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) HTTP
2 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.31%) LDAP
3 4 (3.54%) Firewall
4 3 (2.65%) Wireless
4 3 (2.65%) SSH
4 3 (2.65%) Internet
4 3 (2.65%) MPLS
4 3 (2.65%) DNS
5 2 (1.77%) OSPF
5 2 (1.77%) BGP
5 2 (1.77%) PBX
5 2 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.77%) NAS
5 2 (1.77%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (1.77%) Junos
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.88%) Network Security
6 1 (0.88%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.01%) NoSQL
2 23 (20.35%) MongoDB
2 23 (20.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (15.93%) BigTable
3 18 (15.93%) Hadoop
4 14 (12.39%) MySQL
5 13 (11.50%) Relational Database
6 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.88%) Informix
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.42%) Ant
2 5 (4.42%) Maven
2 5 (4.42%) Selenium
3 4 (3.54%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.54%) Subversion
3 4 (3.54%) RSpec
4 3 (2.65%) JIRA
5 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.88%) Mockito
5 1 (0.88%) TestNG
5 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (21.24%) Games
2 11 (9.73%) Finance
3 4 (3.54%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 66 (58.41%) Developer
2 43 (38.05%) Software Engineer
3 38 (33.63%) Java Developer
4 31 (27.43%) Software Developer
5 28 (24.78%) Senior Software Engineer
6 25 (22.12%) Java Software Engineer
7 22 (19.47%) Java Software Developer
8 19 (16.81%) Senior Developer
9 15 (13.27%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (11.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 12 (10.62%) Senior Software Developer
11 12 (10.62%) Senior Java Software Developer
12 10 (8.85%) Junior
13 8 (7.08%) Python Developer
14 7 (6.19%) Junior Developer
15 6 (5.31%) Junior Java Developer
15 6 (5.31%) Analyst
15 6 (5.31%) Administrator
15 6 (5.31%) Middleware Engineer
16 5 (4.42%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.93%) HTML
2 15 (13.27%) XML
2 15 (13.27%) AngularJS
3 14 (12.39%) .NET
4 13 (11.50%) Web Services
5 10 (8.85%) CSS
6 9 (7.96%) Swing
6 9 (7.96%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (7.08%) J2EE
8 7 (6.19%) Middleware
9 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET
9 6 (5.31%) Django
9 6 (5.31%) jQuery
9 6 (5.31%) HTML5
9 6 (5.31%) REST
9 6 (5.31%) Backbone.js
9 6 (5.31%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (4.42%) Grails
10 5 (4.42%) Ember.js
11 4 (3.54%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (61.95%) Computer Science
2 48 (42.48%) Algorithms
3 23 (20.35%) Artificial Intelligence
4 13 (11.50%) Open Source
5 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.42%) PKI
7 4 (3.54%) Statistics
7 4 (3.54%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.54%) Physics
8 3 (2.65%) Informatics
8 3 (2.65%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.77%) IVR
10 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.88%) Robotics
10 1 (0.88%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.88%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 75 (66.37%) Linux
2 69 (61.06%) UNIX
3 18 (15.93%) Android
3 18 (15.93%) Apple iOS
4 9 (7.96%) Solaris
4 9 (7.96%) Windows
5 6 (5.31%) AIX
6 4 (3.54%) Debian
7 2 (1.77%) OpenBSD
7 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.77%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.77%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.33%) Software Engineering
2 57 (50.44%) OO
3 53 (46.90%) Multithreading
4 7 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.42%) TDD
5 5 (4.42%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (3.54%) MVC
6 4 (3.54%) Scrum
6 4 (3.54%) E-Commerce
6 4 (3.54%) UML
6 4 (3.54%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.54%) Machine Learning
7 3 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.65%) OOD
7 3 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.65%) Product Management
7 3 (2.65%) Data Analysis
8 2 (1.77%) Speech Recognition
8 2 (1.77%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (68.14%) Java
2 55 (48.67%) C#
3 52 (46.02%) C
4 51 (45.13%) C++
5 22 (19.47%) JavaScript
6 21 (18.58%) Perl
7 20 (17.70%) Scala
8 18 (15.93%) Objective-C
9 16 (14.16%) PHP
9 16 (14.16%) SQL
10 14 (12.39%) Shell Script
11 11 (9.73%) Ruby
12 6 (5.31%) Groovy
12 6 (5.31%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 3 (2.65%) Bourne shell
13 3 (2.65%) C-shell
13 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.88%) PHP5
14 1 (0.88%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 73 (64.60%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) CCIE
2 2 (1.77%) CCNP
2 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.65%) vSphere
2 3 (2.65%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.77%) KVM
3 2 (1.77%) Ceph
4 1 (0.88%) Firmware
4 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) Puppet
2 3 (2.65%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.77%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (23.89%) Oracle
2 21 (18.58%) Google
3 7 (6.19%) Cisco
4 5 (4.42%) VMware
5 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.54%) HP
5 4 (3.54%) EMC
6 3 (2.65%) Juniper
6 3 (2.65%) BMC
6 3 (2.65%) IBM
6 3 (2.65%) Sun
6 3 (2.65%) Foundry
6 3 (2.65%) Aruba
7 2 (1.77%) NetApp
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
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