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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 77 68 95
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +27
Permanent jobs citing Python 62 63 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.05% 3.28% 2.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.11% 5.99% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 53
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
1015 1051 1516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.88% 54.77% 54.89%
Number of salaries quoted 763 850 1303
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 - 14 £47,500 - 1
Watford -15 9 £32,500 -18.75%
Welwyn Garden City - 8 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £45,000 - 1
Rickmansworth - 6 £34,000 - 1
Letchworth - 4 £62,500 -
Bishop's Stortford +3 2 £25,500 -49.00%
Potters Bar - 1 £45,000 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 75 (64.66%) Java
2 73 (62.93%) Degree
3 71 (61.21%) Computer Science
4 59 (50.86%) Linux
5 53 (45.69%) UNIX
6 48 (41.38%) OO
6 48 (41.38%) Software Engineering
7 46 (39.66%) C++
8 43 (37.07%) C
9 42 (36.21%) Algorithms
10 37 (31.90%) C#
10 37 (31.90%) Multithreading
11 32 (27.59%) SQL
12 31 (26.72%) XML
13 30 (25.86%) HTML
14 28 (24.14%) JavaScript
14 28 (24.14%) PHP
15 25 (21.55%) Perl
16 19 (16.38%) MySQL
17 18 (15.52%) Artificial Intelligence
17 18 (15.52%) Relational Database
18 17 (14.66%) Bash Shell
19 16 (13.79%) Web Services
19 16 (13.79%) Debian
20 15 (12.93%) Games
20 15 (12.93%) Apache
20 15 (12.93%) Google
20 15 (12.93%) JSON
20 15 (12.93%) Google Cloud Platform
21 14 (12.07%) jQuery

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (12.93%) Apache
2 10 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.62%) GlassFish
3 7 (6.03%) Node.js
4 6 (5.17%) SAS
5 5 (4.31%) Apache Pig
5 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (2.59%) JBoss
7 2 (1.72%) Tuxedo
7 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.86%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) SPSS
2 5 (4.31%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.93%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (6.03%) Google Compute Engine
3 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.59%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.72%) PaaS
5 2 (1.72%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.90%) Wireless
3 5 (4.31%) NAS
4 4 (3.45%) Internet
5 3 (2.59%) Firewall
5 3 (2.59%) LDAP
5 3 (2.59%) HTTP
5 3 (2.59%) DNS
6 2 (1.72%) VPN
6 2 (1.72%) PBX
6 2 (1.72%) MPLS
6 2 (1.72%) OSPF
6 2 (1.72%) BGP
6 2 (1.72%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (1.72%) Junos
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.86%) Network Security
7 1 (0.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) MySQL
2 18 (15.52%) Relational Database
3 14 (12.07%) Hadoop
4 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
5 11 (9.48%) NoSQL
5 11 (9.48%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.90%) MongoDB
6 8 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (6.90%) BigTable
7 6 (5.17%) Data Mining
7 6 (5.17%) Big Data
8 3 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 13 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.62%) JUnit
3 8 (6.90%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.31%) Maven
4 5 (4.31%) Ant
4 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.45%) JIRA
6 2 (1.72%) Selenium
7 1 (0.86%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.86%) GCC
7 1 (0.86%) Mockito
7 1 (0.86%) TestNG
7 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.86%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (12.93%) Games
2 11 (9.48%) Finance
3 8 (6.90%) Back Office
4 7 (6.03%) Marketing
5 6 (5.17%) Retail
6 2 (1.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (59.48%) Developer
2 46 (39.66%) Java Developer
3 37 (31.90%) Software Engineer
4 30 (25.86%) Software Developer
5 26 (22.41%) Java Software Engineer
6 24 (20.69%) Java Software Developer
7 21 (18.10%) Senior Software Engineer
7 21 (18.10%) Senior Developer
8 17 (14.66%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (13.79%) Senior Software Developer
10 15 (12.93%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 15 (12.93%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 8 (6.90%) Junior
11 8 (6.90%) Python Developer
12 7 (6.03%) Junior Java Developer
12 7 (6.03%) Junior Developer
13 6 (5.17%) PHP Developer
13 6 (5.17%) Administrator
13 6 (5.17%) Data Scientist
14 5 (4.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.72%) XML
2 30 (25.86%) HTML
3 16 (13.79%) Web Services
4 15 (12.93%) JSON
5 14 (12.07%) jQuery
6 12 (10.34%) .NET
7 11 (9.48%) AngularJS
7 11 (9.48%) XSL
8 9 (7.76%) LAMP
8 9 (7.76%) SOAP
8 9 (7.76%) CSS
9 8 (6.90%) JDBC
9 8 (6.90%) XSD
9 8 (6.90%) WSDL
9 8 (6.90%) JAXB
9 8 (6.90%) Django
9 8 (6.90%) JAX-WS
10 7 (6.03%) HTML5
10 7 (6.03%) Swing
11 6 (5.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 71 (61.21%) Computer Science
2 42 (36.21%) Algorithms
3 18 (15.52%) Artificial Intelligence
4 12 (10.34%) Mathematics
4 12 (10.34%) Physics
5 11 (9.48%) Visualisation
6 10 (8.62%) Statistics
7 8 (6.90%) EFT
7 8 (6.90%) Open Source
7 8 (6.90%) Informatics
8 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (4.31%) Chemistry
9 5 (4.31%) Psychology
9 5 (4.31%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (4.31%) Neural Network
9 5 (4.31%) Economics
9 5 (4.31%) Digital Media
10 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
10 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
10 4 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 59 (50.86%) Linux
2 53 (45.69%) UNIX
3 16 (13.79%) Debian
4 13 (11.21%) Android
5 11 (9.48%) Apple iOS
6 9 (7.76%) Windows
7 5 (4.31%) AIX
8 4 (3.45%) FreeBSD
8 4 (3.45%) OpenBSD
8 4 (3.45%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.59%) Solaris
10 2 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.38%) OO
1 48 (41.38%) Software Engineering
2 37 (31.90%) Multithreading
3 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.34%) Business Development
5 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
6 10 (8.62%) Scrum
7 9 (7.76%) TDD
7 9 (7.76%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.76%) Analytics
7 9 (7.76%) Machine Learning
8 8 (6.90%) OOD
8 8 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
8 8 (6.90%) User Stories
9 7 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (6.03%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.17%) Product Management
10 6 (5.17%) Web Development
11 5 (4.31%) Biostatistics
Programming Languages
1 75 (64.66%) Java
2 46 (39.66%) C++
3 43 (37.07%) C
4 37 (31.90%) C#
5 32 (27.59%) SQL
6 28 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 28 (24.14%) PHP
7 25 (21.55%) Perl
8 17 (14.66%) Bash Shell
9 10 (8.62%) Scala
10 9 (7.76%) Objective-C
11 8 (6.90%) T-SQL
11 8 (6.90%) Shell Script
11 8 (6.90%) PHP5
12 7 (6.03%) Ruby
13 6 (5.17%) R
14 5 (4.31%) Clojure
14 5 (4.31%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (62.93%) Degree
2 6 (5.17%) PhD
3 4 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) CCIE
5 2 (1.72%) CCNP
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) ISO 8583
2 6 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.45%) KVM
2 4 (3.45%) Ceph
2 4 (3.45%) Firmware
3 1 (0.86%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.86%) Samba
3 1 (0.86%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Google
2 13 (11.21%) Oracle
3 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.90%) VMware
5 4 (3.45%) NetApp
6 3 (2.59%) Foundry
6 3 (2.59%) Aruba
6 3 (2.59%) Juniper
6 3 (2.59%) Cisco
7 1 (0.86%) Veritas
7 1 (0.86%) IBM
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Share options+Healthcare+Pension+M
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum - shares, pension, medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Execellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £36000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £24k - 28k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago