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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 79 84 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Permanent jobs citing Python 78 58 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.23% 2.49% 3.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.29% 5.37% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 72 52 71
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
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
1241 1081 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 51.37% 46.41% 56.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 891 944
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Watford +11 22 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Potters Bar - 12 £41,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City 0 5 £57,500 +30.68% 1
Royston - 5 £45,000 -
Stevenage +6 3 £41,250 +26.92%
Letchworth - 1 £32,500 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (59.66%) Linux
2 66 (55.46%) Java
3 48 (40.34%) C
4 46 (38.66%) HTML
4 46 (38.66%) Perl
5 42 (35.29%) C++
6 41 (34.45%) Software Engineering
7 34 (28.57%) PHP
7 34 (28.57%) XML
7 34 (28.57%) Ruby
8 33 (27.73%) UNIX
9 31 (26.05%) JavaScript
10 29 (24.37%) Degree
10 29 (24.37%) HTML5
11 28 (23.53%) Computer Science
11 28 (23.53%) CSS
12 26 (21.85%) Oracle
13 25 (21.01%) C#
13 25 (21.01%) Web Development
13 25 (21.01%) CSS3
14 24 (20.17%) Git (software)
14 24 (20.17%) Ant
14 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (19.33%) Bash Shell
16 22 (18.49%) Open Source
16 22 (18.49%) SOA
17 21 (17.65%) WebLogic
17 21 (17.65%) Puppet
18 20 (16.81%) JIRA
18 20 (16.81%) Windows

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 17 (14.29%) JBoss
2 17 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.72%) Apache
4 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (2.52%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.68%) SAS
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.84%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.84%) Drupal
7 1 (0.84%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (9.24%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.68%) IaaS
2 2 (1.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.04%) HTTP
3 5 (4.20%) SSL
4 4 (3.36%) Firewall
4 4 (3.36%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.52%) SAN
5 3 (2.52%) HSPA
5 3 (2.52%) LTE
6 2 (1.68%) Internet
6 2 (1.68%) Wireless
6 2 (1.68%) DNS
7 1 (0.84%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.45%) Relational Database
2 15 (12.61%) RDBMS
3 14 (11.76%) Informix
4 7 (5.88%) Big Data
5 5 (4.20%) MySQL
5 5 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.36%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.68%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.84%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.84%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.84%) DB2
9 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (20.17%) Ant
1 24 (20.17%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.81%) JIRA
3 18 (15.13%) Selenium
4 17 (14.29%) JUnit
5 15 (12.61%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 6 (5.04%) Maven
8 4 (3.36%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.36%) Gradle
8 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.52%) Subversion
10 2 (1.68%) LabVIEW
10 2 (1.68%) Hudson
11 1 (0.84%) GCC
General
1 18 (15.13%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Marketing
3 9 (7.56%) Banking
4 7 (5.88%) Games
5 4 (3.36%) Retail
5 4 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.68%) Electronics
7 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 53 (44.54%) Developer
2 40 (33.61%) Software Engineer
3 32 (26.89%) Java Developer
4 17 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
5 14 (11.76%) C Programmer
5 14 (11.76%) Programmer
6 11 (9.24%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Graduate
8 6 (5.04%) C Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Architect
10 4 (3.36%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) UNIX Engineer
11 3 (2.52%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (38.66%) HTML
2 34 (28.57%) XML
3 29 (24.37%) HTML5
4 28 (23.53%) CSS
5 25 (21.01%) CSS3
6 19 (15.97%) jQuery
7 18 (15.13%) JSON
8 17 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 17 (14.29%) PhoneGap
9 13 (10.92%) Web Services
10 10 (8.40%) WebSockets
11 8 (6.72%) Regular Expression
12 5 (4.20%) Django
13 4 (3.36%) Middleware
13 4 (3.36%) J2EE
14 3 (2.52%) Swing
14 3 (2.52%) .NET
14 3 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (2.52%) WPF
15 1 (0.84%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.20%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.20%) Chemistry
4 4 (3.36%) Machine to Machine
5 3 (2.52%) SystemC
5 3 (2.52%) Physics
5 3 (2.52%) PKI
5 3 (2.52%) Robotics
5 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.52%) Clustering
6 2 (1.68%) VHDL
6 2 (1.68%) Verilog
6 2 (1.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.68%) ASIC
6 2 (1.68%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.68%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 71 (59.66%) Linux
2 33 (27.73%) UNIX
3 20 (16.81%) Windows
4 19 (15.97%) AIX
5 14 (11.76%) HPUX
6 10 (8.40%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (4.20%) Android
8 4 (3.36%) Solaris
8 4 (3.36%) Debian
8 4 (3.36%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.84%) uClinux
10 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.45%) Software Engineering
2 25 (21.01%) Web Development
3 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.49%) SOA
4 22 (18.49%) Open Source
5 19 (15.97%) OOP
6 17 (14.29%) MVC
6 17 (14.29%) DevOps
6 17 (14.29%) Mobile Development
7 15 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (12.61%) OO
8 14 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 10 (8.40%) Software Testing
9 10 (8.40%) Embedded Software Development
10 9 (7.56%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (5.88%) Multithreading
12 5 (4.20%) Computer Architecture
12 5 (4.20%) Software Deployment
12 5 (4.20%) Analytics
13 4 (3.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (55.46%) Java
2 48 (40.34%) C
3 46 (38.66%) Perl
4 42 (35.29%) C++
5 34 (28.57%) PHP
5 34 (28.57%) Ruby
6 31 (26.05%) JavaScript
7 25 (21.01%) C#
8 23 (19.33%) Bash Shell
9 18 (15.13%) Shell Script
10 14 (11.76%) SQL
11 10 (8.40%) Embedded C++
12 5 (4.20%) Scala
12 5 (4.20%) R
13 4 (3.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 4 (3.36%) Groovy
14 2 (1.68%) Tcl
14 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.84%) Jython
Qualifications
1 29 (24.37%) Degree
2 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) PhD
4 3 (2.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) Firmware
2 3 (2.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.84%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 21 (17.65%) Puppet
2 12 (10.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.52%) Ansible
3 3 (2.52%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (21.85%) Oracle
2 12 (10.08%) Google
3 11 (9.24%) Intel
4 4 (3.36%) IBM
5 3 (2.52%) VMware
6 2 (1.68%) Cadence
6 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.68%) Cognos
6 2 (1.68%) Xilinx
6 2 (1.68%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (1.68%) Altera
6 2 (1.68%) Lattice Semiconductor
6 2 (1.68%) Synopsys
6 2 (1.68%) Splunk
6 2 (1.68%) HP
7 1 (0.84%) Tableau
7 1 (0.84%) hybris
7 1 (0.84%) Adobe
7 1 (0.84%) ESRI
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Ocado
Salary: Competitive
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