The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 95 50 75
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +25
Permanent jobs citing Python 56 91 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.25% 4.26% 3.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.77% 7.70% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48 82 64
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £24,050 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £49,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1173 1182 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.20% 55.39% 55.07%
Number of salaries quoted 997 948 1196
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
East of England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Stevenage +1 7 £52,000 +22.35%
Welwyn Garden City +4 6 £44,000 -12.00%
Watford -18 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
St Albans +4 5 £40,000 -27.27%
Bishop's Stortford -6 4 £45,000 +100.00%
Rickmansworth -9 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 102 (68.92%) Linux
2 99 (66.89%) Java
3 98 (66.22%) UNIX
4 77 (52.03%) Computer Science
5 74 (50.00%) C
6 73 (49.32%) Degree
7 63 (42.57%) Software Engineering
8 62 (41.89%) C++
9 60 (40.54%) C#
10 56 (37.84%) Multithreading
11 54 (36.49%) OO
12 53 (35.81%) Oracle
13 40 (27.03%) HTML
14 33 (22.30%) Shell Script
15 31 (20.95%) Perl
16 24 (16.22%) Finance
17 23 (15.54%) JavaScript
18 22 (14.86%) PHP
18 22 (14.86%) WebLogic
19 21 (14.19%) MySQL
19 21 (14.19%) Web Services
19 21 (14.19%) Tomcat
19 21 (14.19%) Relational Database
20 20 (13.51%) XML
21 19 (12.84%) J2EE
21 19 (12.84%) Games
22 18 (12.16%) Apache
22 18 (12.16%) HTTP
22 18 (12.16%) Open Source
22 18 (12.16%) Ruby

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (14.86%) WebLogic
2 21 (14.19%) Tomcat
3 18 (12.16%) Apache
3 18 (12.16%) GlassFish
4 12 (8.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 12 (8.11%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.38%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.68%) Jetty
6 1 (0.68%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.43%) Google App Engine
2 7 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.05%) PaaS
4 5 (3.38%) SaaS
5 4 (2.70%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.16%) HTTP
2 10 (6.76%) Internet
3 9 (6.08%) Firewall
4 6 (4.05%) Network Security
5 5 (3.38%) Wireless
5 5 (3.38%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.70%) LDAP
6 4 (2.70%) Wireless Security
6 4 (2.70%) Junos
7 3 (2.03%) VPN
7 3 (2.03%) DNS
7 3 (2.03%) BGP
7 3 (2.03%) SSH
7 3 (2.03%) MPLS
8 2 (1.35%) OSPF
8 2 (1.35%) PBX
8 2 (1.35%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.68%) 4G
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.19%) MySQL
1 21 (14.19%) Relational Database
2 16 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 15 (10.14%) RDBMS
4 13 (8.78%) MongoDB
4 13 (8.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (8.11%) Informix
6 9 (6.08%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.41%) Hadoop
7 8 (5.41%) BigTable
8 4 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.43%) Selenium
3 9 (6.08%) Ant
4 8 (5.41%) Subversion
4 8 (5.41%) Mercurial
4 8 (5.41%) RSpec
4 8 (5.41%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.73%) JIRA
6 6 (4.05%) Maven
6 6 (4.05%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (16.22%) Finance
2 19 (12.84%) Games
3 15 (10.14%) Banking
4 5 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.03%) Billing
5 3 (2.03%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (40.54%) Developer
2 47 (31.76%) Software Engineer
3 31 (20.95%) Java Software Engineer
4 26 (17.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 25 (16.89%) Java Developer
6 18 (12.16%) Programmer
7 16 (10.81%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 15 (10.14%) Senior Developer
9 13 (8.78%) Middleware Engineer
10 12 (8.11%) C Programmer
10 12 (8.11%) Network Engineer
11 9 (6.08%) Software Developer
11 9 (6.08%) Junior
12 8 (5.41%) Web Developer
12 8 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (4.73%) Senior Web Developer
13 7 (4.73%) Analyst
14 6 (4.05%) Lead Developer
14 6 (4.05%) J2EE Developer
14 6 (4.05%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.03%) HTML
2 21 (14.19%) Web Services
3 20 (13.51%) XML
4 19 (12.84%) J2EE
5 17 (11.49%) Middleware
5 17 (11.49%) HTML5
6 16 (10.81%) CSS
7 14 (9.46%) .NET
8 12 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (6.76%) Swing
10 9 (6.08%) Spring
10 9 (6.08%) LAMP
10 9 (6.08%) Hibernate
10 9 (6.08%) Velocity
11 8 (5.41%) Ajax
11 8 (5.41%) jQuery
12 6 (4.05%) RESTful
12 6 (4.05%) Backbone.js
12 6 (4.05%) JSF
12 6 (4.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (52.03%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.16%) Open Source
3 13 (8.78%) Mathematics
4 11 (7.43%) Physics
5 10 (6.76%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (4.73%) PKI
6 7 (4.73%) Visualisation
7 5 (3.38%) Informatics
8 4 (2.70%) Firmware
9 3 (2.03%) Wiki
9 3 (2.03%) Blog
10 2 (1.35%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.35%) Robotics
11 1 (0.68%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.68%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.68%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 102 (68.92%) Linux
2 98 (66.22%) UNIX
3 16 (10.81%) Solaris
4 15 (10.14%) AIX
5 12 (8.11%) HPUX
6 10 (6.76%) Android
7 9 (6.08%) Apple iOS
8 7 (4.73%) Windows
9 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (42.57%) Software Engineering
2 56 (37.84%) Multithreading
3 54 (36.49%) OO
4 11 (7.43%) UML
5 10 (6.76%) SOA
5 10 (6.76%) MVC
5 10 (6.76%) TDD
5 10 (6.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (5.41%) ITIL
7 7 (4.73%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.73%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (4.05%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.05%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.05%) Scrum
9 5 (3.38%) Change Management
9 5 (3.38%) Data Analysis
10 4 (2.70%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.70%) DevOps
11 3 (2.03%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (2.03%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (66.89%) Java
2 74 (50.00%) C
3 62 (41.89%) C++
4 60 (40.54%) C#
5 33 (22.30%) Shell Script
6 31 (20.95%) Perl
7 23 (15.54%) JavaScript
8 22 (14.86%) PHP
9 18 (12.16%) Ruby
10 13 (8.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 11 (7.43%) SQL
12 9 (6.08%) Bash Shell
12 9 (6.08%) Scala
13 8 (5.41%) Objective-C
14 6 (4.05%) Groovy
15 4 (2.70%) Bourne shell
16 3 (2.03%) C-shell
16 3 (2.03%) VC++
16 3 (2.03%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.68%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 73 (49.32%) Degree
2 3 (2.03%) CWNA
3 2 (1.35%) CCIE
3 2 (1.35%) CCNP
3 2 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.14%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 4 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.03%) vSphere
2 3 (2.03%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) Tivoli
1 6 (4.05%) Puppet
2 3 (2.03%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.68%) Salt
4 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 53 (35.81%) Oracle
2 12 (8.11%) Google
3 11 (7.43%) Cisco
4 9 (6.08%) IBM
4 9 (6.08%) HP
5 7 (4.73%) Aruba
6 5 (3.38%) VMware
6 5 (3.38%) Juniper
7 4 (2.70%) EMC
7 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.70%) Foundry
8 3 (2.03%) BMC
8 3 (2.03%) Sun
9 1 (0.68%) SaltStack
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