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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 60 101 67
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -34
Permanent jobs citing Python 96 65 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.24% 2.83% 3.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 5.69% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 45 55 68
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
888 1142 1371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.26% 49.80% 54.75%
Number of salaries quoted 710 959 1112
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
Watford +24 17 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Hertford - 8 £32,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +16 6 £46,500 -2.10% 1
Hemel Hempstead -9 4 - -
Kings Langley - 4 £50,000 -
Potters Bar +3 3 £52,500 +5.00%
St Albans +23 1 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Rickmansworth -2 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Hoddesdon - 1 £31,000 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 55 (44.35%) Java
2 50 (40.32%) Linux
3 47 (37.90%) Degree
4 44 (35.48%) Games
5 43 (34.68%) Computer Science
6 39 (31.45%) Perl
7 35 (28.23%) Software Engineering
8 30 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
9 29 (23.39%) Puppet
10 28 (22.58%) Unix
11 27 (21.77%) C++
11 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (21.77%) Bash Shell
12 24 (19.35%) Open Source
13 23 (18.55%) Google
13 23 (18.55%) C
13 23 (18.55%) C#
14 22 (17.74%) Firewall
14 22 (17.74%) DevOps
15 21 (16.94%) Scala
15 21 (16.94%) Git (software)
16 19 (15.32%) Configuration Management
16 19 (15.32%) Mathematics
16 19 (15.32%) Google Cloud Platform
17 18 (14.52%) Django
18 17 (13.71%) Physics
18 17 (13.71%) Ruby
18 17 (13.71%) Scrum
19 16 (12.90%) PhD
19 16 (12.90%) Maven

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (8.87%) OpenStack
2 7 (5.65%) Apache
2 7 (5.65%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.84%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.03%) Drupal
5 2 (1.61%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) SPSS
3 1 (0.81%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (15.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (7.26%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (7.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 9 (7.26%) Google App Engine
3 9 (7.26%) Google Compute Engine
4 5 (4.03%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.61%) GitHub
6 1 (0.81%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.74%) Firewall
2 13 (10.48%) DNS
3 12 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 11 (8.87%) Internet
5 9 (7.26%) Wireshark
6 8 (6.45%) Network Security
7 6 (4.84%) Asterisk PBX
7 6 (4.84%) BGP
7 6 (4.84%) BIG-IP
7 6 (4.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (4.84%) Junos
7 6 (4.84%) MPLS
7 6 (4.84%) OSPF
7 6 (4.84%) PBX
7 6 (4.84%) SSL
8 5 (4.03%) NAS
9 4 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (3.23%) Wireless
10 3 (2.42%) DMZ
10 3 (2.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (7.26%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (7.26%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.65%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.84%) Big Data
4 6 (4.84%) HBase
4 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.23%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.23%) DataStax
6 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.42%) MySQL
8 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.81%) DB2
8 1 (0.81%) GIS
8 1 (0.81%) Informix
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (16.94%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.90%) Maven
3 11 (8.87%) Subversion
4 8 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.45%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.61%) Ant
5 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.61%) JUnit
6 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.81%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.81%) Selenium
6 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (35.48%) Games
2 10 (8.06%) Finance
3 8 (6.45%) Retail
4 6 (4.84%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.23%) Automotive
6 4 (3.23%) German Language
7 2 (1.61%) Electronics
7 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.81%) Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (23.39%) Developer
2 20 (16.13%) Software Engineer
3 17 (13.71%) Graduate
4 14 (11.29%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Java Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Software Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Agile Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Junior
8 7 (5.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (5.65%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.84%) Security Specialist
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.52%) Django
2 12 (9.68%) Web Services
3 9 (7.26%) Hibernate
3 9 (7.26%) Spring
4 8 (6.45%) JPA
4 8 (6.45%) jQuery
4 8 (6.45%) RESTful
5 7 (5.65%) HTML
6 6 (4.84%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (4.84%) Regular Expression
7 5 (4.03%) .NET
7 5 (4.03%) Akka
7 5 (4.03%) Apache Camel
8 4 (3.23%) CSS
8 4 (3.23%) Guava
8 4 (3.23%) LAMP
9 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.42%) D3.js
9 3 (2.42%) REST
9 3 (2.42%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 43 (34.68%) Computer Science
2 19 (15.32%) Mathematics
3 17 (13.71%) Physics
4 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.26%) Algorithms
6 7 (5.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (4.84%) Clustering
8 5 (4.03%) Data Integration
8 5 (4.03%) VHDL
9 4 (3.23%) Visualisation
10 3 (2.42%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (2.42%) ASIC
10 3 (2.42%) Public Cloud
10 3 (2.42%) Robotics
10 3 (2.42%) SystemC
11 2 (1.61%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.61%) User Experience
11 2 (1.61%) Verilog
12 1 (0.81%) FMCG
12 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.32%) Linux
2 28 (22.58%) Unix
3 11 (8.87%) CoreOS
3 11 (8.87%) Debian
4 9 (7.26%) Windows
5 7 (5.65%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.03%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.23%) AIX
8 2 (1.61%) Android
8 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.61%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.61%) OpenBSD
9 1 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.23%) Software Engineering
2 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (19.35%) Open Source
4 22 (17.74%) DevOps
5 19 (15.32%) Configuration Management
6 17 (13.71%) Scrum
7 13 (10.48%) High Availability
8 12 (9.68%) SDLC
9 10 (8.06%) Mentoring
9 10 (8.06%) OOP
10 9 (7.26%) Analytics
11 8 (6.45%) OO
11 8 (6.45%) Time Management
12 7 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.65%) Resource Management
13 6 (4.84%) Business Process Improvement
13 6 (4.84%) Change Control
13 6 (4.84%) Process Improvement
13 6 (4.84%) Security Architecture
13 6 (4.84%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 55 (44.35%) Java
2 39 (31.45%) Perl
3 27 (21.77%) Bash Shell
3 27 (21.77%) C++
4 23 (18.55%) C
4 23 (18.55%) C#
5 21 (16.94%) Scala
6 17 (13.71%) Ruby
7 14 (11.29%) JavaScript
8 11 (8.87%) SQL
9 8 (6.45%) MATLAB
10 6 (4.84%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.23%) Assembly Language
11 4 (3.23%) PHP
11 4 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.61%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.61%) R
12 2 (1.61%) Tcl
13 1 (0.81%) F#
13 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (37.90%) Degree
2 16 (12.90%) PhD
3 8 (6.45%) RHCE
4 6 (4.84%) CCIE
4 6 (4.84%) CCNP
4 6 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.84%) CISSP
5 3 (2.42%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.42%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.61%) CWNA
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.84%) ISO 8583
2 6 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.23%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.87%) Ceph
2 8 (6.45%) Docker
3 5 (4.03%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.23%) NFS
5 3 (2.42%) Firmware
5 3 (2.42%) Postfix
5 3 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.81%) iptables
6 1 (0.81%) Samba
6 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (23.39%) Puppet
2 9 (7.26%) Nmap
2 9 (7.26%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.84%) Nessus
3 6 (4.84%) Salt
4 4 (3.23%) Data Guard
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.42%) Ansible
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (18.55%) Google
2 14 (11.29%) Oracle
3 9 (7.26%) VMware
4 7 (5.65%) Cisco
5 6 (4.84%) Aruba
5 6 (4.84%) F5
5 6 (4.84%) Juniper
5 6 (4.84%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.03%) Cadence
6 5 (4.03%) NetApp
6 5 (4.03%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.23%) Foundry
8 3 (2.42%) Synopsys
9 2 (1.61%) Intel
9 2 (1.61%) Tableau
10 1 (0.81%) HP
10 1 (0.81%) hybris
10 1 (0.81%) IBM
10 1 (0.81%) SAP
10 1 (0.81%) Sybase
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Stock options, Fitness & Wellbeing programme
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Shares, Pension, Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Shares, Pension, Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Shares, Pension, Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + options + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + options + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago