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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 79 71 91
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Python 66 73 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.14% 3.22% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.03% 5.97% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 59
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £55,500 £56,000
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
1094 1222 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.05% 53.88% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 889 994 1247
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 £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Hemel Hempstead - 19 £45,000 - 1
Rickmansworth 0 10 £34,000 -33.03%
Letchworth - 9 £70,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -2 8 £47,500 +2.70%
Watford -4 3 £40,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford +8 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Potters Bar -1 2 £47,500 +26.66%
St Albans -24 2 £45,000 - 1
Stevenage +14 1 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £46,000 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 76 (60.80%) Java
2 55 (44.00%) Linux
2 55 (44.00%) Degree
3 53 (42.40%) HTML
4 51 (40.80%) Computer Science
5 49 (39.20%) PHP
6 45 (36.00%) SQL
7 44 (35.20%) XML
8 43 (34.40%) JavaScript
9 41 (32.80%) C++
10 38 (30.40%) Perl
11 36 (28.80%) C
12 35 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (28.00%) Software Engineering
13 34 (27.20%) UNIX
13 34 (27.20%) OO
14 29 (23.20%) Bash Shell
15 28 (22.40%) JSON
16 27 (21.60%) jQuery
16 27 (21.60%) Algorithms
17 25 (20.00%) Web Services
17 25 (20.00%) MySQL
18 24 (19.20%) Git (software)
19 23 (18.40%) JUnit
19 23 (18.40%) Relational Database
20 22 (17.60%) CSS
20 22 (17.60%) Apache
20 22 (17.60%) HTML5
21 21 (16.80%) C#
21 21 (16.80%) Scrum

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (17.60%) Apache
2 16 (12.80%) WebLogic
3 10 (8.00%) JBoss
3 10 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.80%) SAS
4 6 (4.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (4.00%) Apache Pig
6 3 (2.40%) Node.js
6 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.40%) Tuxedo
7 2 (1.60%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.80%) Drupal
8 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) SPSS
2 5 (4.00%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.20%) SaaS
4 3 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.40%) Google App Engine
4 3 (2.40%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (2.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.60%) PaaS
6 1 (0.80%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.60%) Wireless
3 6 (4.80%) HTTP
3 6 (4.80%) Internet
4 4 (3.20%) DNS
5 3 (2.40%) LDAP
5 3 (2.40%) NAS
6 2 (1.60%) VPN
6 2 (1.60%) Firewall
7 1 (0.80%) SAN
7 1 (0.80%) SMTP
7 1 (0.80%) Network Security
7 1 (0.80%) HSPA
7 1 (0.80%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.00%) MySQL
2 23 (18.40%) Relational Database
3 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (11.20%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (10.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (10.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (6.40%) Big Data
7 6 (4.80%) Data Mining
7 6 (4.80%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.80%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.80%) DB2
10 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (19.20%) Git (software)
2 23 (18.40%) JUnit
3 17 (13.60%) Ant
4 14 (11.20%) JIRA
5 13 (10.40%) Eclipse
6 12 (9.60%) Selenium
7 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.80%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.80%) Subversion
8 1 (0.80%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.80%) GCC
General
1 15 (12.00%) Finance
2 13 (10.40%) Back Office
3 11 (8.80%) Marketing
4 6 (4.80%) Retail
5 4 (3.20%) Advertising
6 3 (2.40%) Games
7 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.80%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.80%) Electronics
8 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (60.80%) Developer
2 49 (39.20%) Java Developer
3 33 (26.40%) Software Engineer
4 26 (20.80%) Java Software Engineer
5 21 (16.80%) Senior Developer
6 20 (16.00%) Software Developer
7 16 (12.80%) Java Software Developer
8 13 (10.40%) Senior Software Engineer
8 13 (10.40%) Senior Software Developer
9 12 (9.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (9.60%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 12 (9.60%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 9 (7.20%) PHP Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Junior
11 6 (4.80%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Data Scientist
12 5 (4.00%) Junior Java Developer
12 5 (4.00%) Middleware Engineer
12 5 (4.00%) Analyst
12 5 (4.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (42.40%) HTML
2 44 (35.20%) XML
3 28 (22.40%) JSON
4 27 (21.60%) jQuery
5 25 (20.00%) Web Services
6 22 (17.60%) CSS
6 22 (17.60%) HTML5
7 18 (14.40%) CSS3
8 16 (12.80%) SOAP
9 15 (12.00%) .NET
10 14 (11.20%) XSL
11 13 (10.40%) XSD
11 13 (10.40%) WSDL
11 13 (10.40%) JAXB
11 13 (10.40%) LAMP
11 13 (10.40%) JDBC
11 13 (10.40%) JAX-WS
12 12 (9.60%) AngularJS
13 10 (8.00%) PhoneGap
14 8 (6.40%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 51 (40.80%) Computer Science
2 27 (21.60%) Algorithms
3 13 (10.40%) Visualisation
3 13 (10.40%) Open Source
3 13 (10.40%) EFT
4 10 (8.00%) Statistics
5 9 (7.20%) Informatics
5 9 (7.20%) Mathematics
5 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.40%) Physics
7 7 (5.60%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.80%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (4.80%) Chemistry
9 5 (4.00%) Psychology
9 5 (4.00%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (4.00%) Neural Network
9 5 (4.00%) Economics
9 5 (4.00%) User Experience
9 5 (4.00%) Digital Media
10 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (44.00%) Linux
2 34 (27.20%) UNIX
3 17 (13.60%) Windows
3 17 (13.60%) Debian
4 6 (4.80%) Android
5 5 (4.00%) Solaris
6 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.20%) AIX
7 2 (1.60%) OpenBSD
7 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.60%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.80%) HPUX
8 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (28.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (27.20%) OO
3 21 (16.80%) Scrum
4 18 (14.40%) Web Development
4 18 (14.40%) Multithreading
5 17 (13.60%) Business Development
5 17 (13.60%) E-Commerce
6 14 (11.20%) TDD
7 13 (10.40%) OOD
7 13 (10.40%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (10.40%) Analytics
7 13 (10.40%) User Stories
8 12 (9.60%) SOA
8 12 (9.60%) Data Analysis
9 11 (8.80%) OOP
10 10 (8.00%) MVC
11 8 (6.40%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (6.40%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (5.60%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 76 (60.80%) Java
2 49 (39.20%) PHP
3 45 (36.00%) SQL
4 43 (34.40%) JavaScript
5 41 (32.80%) C++
6 38 (30.40%) Perl
7 36 (28.80%) C
8 29 (23.20%) Bash Shell
9 21 (16.80%) C#
10 15 (12.00%) Ruby
11 13 (10.40%) T-SQL
12 12 (9.60%) Shell Script
13 8 (6.40%) PHP5
14 6 (4.80%) R
15 5 (4.00%) Clojure
15 5 (4.00%) MATLAB
16 4 (3.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 2 (1.60%) Lua
18 1 (0.80%) Scala
18 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 55 (44.00%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.60%) PhD
4 4 (3.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) ISO 8583
2 6 (4.80%) QA
System Software
1 14 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.40%) Firmware
3 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.60%) Samba
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.60%) KVM
3 2 (1.60%) Ceph
4 1 (0.80%) iptables
4 1 (0.80%) NFS
4 1 (0.80%) GPFS
4 1 (0.80%) Postfix
4 1 (0.80%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) Puppet
2 2 (1.60%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.60%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Oracle
2 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.20%) VMware
4 5 (4.00%) Google
5 4 (3.20%) IBM
6 2 (1.60%) NetApp
7 1 (0.80%) Veritas
7 1 (0.80%) hybris
7 1 (0.80%) Foundry
7 1 (0.80%) Aruba
7 1 (0.80%) Juniper
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £36000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, South East, United Kingdom
Epson - UK
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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