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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 70 73 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Python 75 62 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.61% 2.94% 2.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.78% 5.57% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 56 39 58
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £50,620 £64,300
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
1106 1113 1477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 53.25% 52.70% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 859 901 1274
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 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 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 2 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 - 18 £45,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -1 13 - -
Letchworth - 9 £70,000 -
Rickmansworth -7 8 £34,000 -33.03% 1
St Albans - 8 £46,250 - 2
Watford -11 5 £40,000 - 1
Potters Bar - 2 £47,500 - 1
Bishop's Stortford +6 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Borehamwood - 1 £46,000 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 79 (59.40%) Java
2 68 (51.13%) Degree
2 68 (51.13%) Computer Science
3 63 (47.37%) Linux
4 49 (36.84%) SQL
5 47 (35.34%) HTML
6 45 (33.83%) PHP
7 44 (33.08%) C++
7 44 (33.08%) UNIX
8 43 (32.33%) C
9 41 (30.83%) XML
9 41 (30.83%) OO
10 40 (30.08%) JavaScript
10 40 (30.08%) Software Engineering
11 37 (27.82%) Perl
12 36 (27.07%) Algorithms
13 29 (21.80%) C#
13 29 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (21.05%) Bash Shell
15 26 (19.55%) MySQL
16 25 (18.80%) Multithreading
17 23 (17.29%) JSON
17 23 (17.29%) Web Services
17 23 (17.29%) Relational Database
18 22 (16.54%) jQuery
18 22 (16.54%) Git (software)
19 21 (15.79%) Scrum
20 20 (15.04%) Debian
20 20 (15.04%) Oracle
20 20 (15.04%) Apache

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 20 (15.04%) Apache
2 10 (7.52%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.26%) JBoss
3 7 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.51%) SAS
4 6 (4.51%) GlassFish
4 6 (4.51%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.76%) Node.js
5 5 (3.76%) Apache Pig
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (2.26%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.75%) WildFly
8 1 (0.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) SPSS
2 5 (3.76%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.01%) SaaS
4 3 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.26%) Google App Engine
4 3 (2.26%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (1.50%) PaaS
5 2 (1.50%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.78%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.77%) Wireless
3 6 (4.51%) Internet
4 5 (3.76%) NAS
5 4 (3.01%) DNS
5 4 (3.01%) HTTP
5 4 (3.01%) Firewall
6 3 (2.26%) LDAP
7 2 (1.50%) PBX
7 2 (1.50%) VPN
7 2 (1.50%) MPLS
7 2 (1.50%) OSPF
7 2 (1.50%) BGP
7 2 (1.50%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (1.50%) Junos
7 2 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.75%) Network Security
8 1 (0.75%) SAN
8 1 (0.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.55%) MySQL
2 23 (17.29%) Relational Database
3 18 (13.53%) SQL Server
4 14 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (9.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (9.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (7.52%) Hadoop
7 8 (6.02%) Big Data
8 7 (5.26%) NoSQL
9 6 (4.51%) Data Mining
10 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.01%) BigTable
11 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.75%) DB2
14 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (16.54%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.29%) JUnit
3 13 (9.77%) Eclipse
4 11 (8.27%) Ant
5 9 (6.77%) JIRA
6 7 (5.26%) Selenium
7 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.75%) Mockito
8 1 (0.75%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.75%) GCC
8 1 (0.75%) TestNG
8 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.75%) Subversion
8 1 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 15 (11.28%) Finance
2 13 (9.77%) Back Office
3 10 (7.52%) Marketing
4 7 (5.26%) Games
5 6 (4.51%) Retail
6 4 (3.01%) Advertising
7 2 (1.50%) Billing
7 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 81 (60.90%) Developer
2 51 (38.35%) Java Developer
3 35 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 26 (19.55%) Java Software Engineer
5 25 (18.80%) Software Developer
6 23 (17.29%) Senior Developer
7 20 (15.04%) Java Software Developer
8 18 (13.53%) Senior Software Engineer
9 15 (11.28%) Senior Software Developer
10 14 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Developer
10 14 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 9 (6.77%) PHP Developer
12 7 (5.26%) Junior
13 6 (4.51%) Administrator
13 6 (4.51%) Junior Developer
13 6 (4.51%) Python Developer
13 6 (4.51%) Junior Java Developer
13 6 (4.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 6 (4.51%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (35.34%) HTML
2 41 (30.83%) XML
3 23 (17.29%) Web Services
3 23 (17.29%) JSON
4 22 (16.54%) jQuery
5 17 (12.78%) CSS
6 15 (11.28%) SOAP
6 15 (11.28%) .NET
6 15 (11.28%) HTML5
7 14 (10.53%) XSL
8 13 (9.77%) XSD
8 13 (9.77%) WSDL
8 13 (9.77%) JAXB
8 13 (9.77%) JDBC
8 13 (9.77%) CSS3
8 13 (9.77%) JAX-WS
9 12 (9.02%) AngularJS
9 12 (9.02%) LAMP
10 8 (6.02%) Swing
11 7 (5.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 68 (51.13%) Computer Science
2 36 (27.07%) Algorithms
3 13 (9.77%) EFT
3 13 (9.77%) Visualisation
3 13 (9.77%) Open Source
4 12 (9.02%) Mathematics
4 12 (9.02%) Physics
5 10 (7.52%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (7.52%) Statistics
5 10 (7.52%) Informatics
6 9 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (5.26%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.76%) Neural Network
8 5 (3.76%) Economics
8 5 (3.76%) Chemistry
8 5 (3.76%) Psychology
8 5 (3.76%) Applied Mathematics
8 5 (3.76%) Digital Media
9 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
9 4 (3.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 63 (47.37%) Linux
2 44 (33.08%) UNIX
3 20 (15.04%) Debian
4 16 (12.03%) Windows
5 10 (7.52%) Android
6 8 (6.02%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.51%) AIX
8 4 (3.01%) OpenBSD
8 4 (3.01%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.01%) FreeBSD
9 3 (2.26%) Solaris
10 2 (1.50%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.75%) HPUX
11 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.83%) OO
2 40 (30.08%) Software Engineering
3 29 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (18.80%) Multithreading
5 21 (15.79%) Scrum
6 17 (12.78%) E-Commerce
6 17 (12.78%) Business Development
7 15 (11.28%) TDD
8 13 (9.77%) OOD
8 13 (9.77%) Web Development
8 13 (9.77%) Domain-Driven Design
8 13 (9.77%) Analytics
8 13 (9.77%) User Stories
9 12 (9.02%) Data Analysis
10 10 (7.52%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (5.26%) OOP
11 7 (5.26%) ETL
12 6 (4.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 79 (59.40%) Java
2 49 (36.84%) SQL
3 45 (33.83%) PHP
4 44 (33.08%) C++
5 43 (32.33%) C
6 40 (30.08%) JavaScript
7 37 (27.82%) Perl
8 29 (21.80%) C#
9 28 (21.05%) Bash Shell
10 13 (9.77%) T-SQL
11 11 (8.27%) Ruby
12 10 (7.52%) Shell Script
13 8 (6.02%) PHP5
14 6 (4.51%) Scala
14 6 (4.51%) R
15 5 (3.76%) Clojure
15 5 (3.76%) MATLAB
15 5 (3.76%) Objective-C
16 2 (1.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 1 (0.75%) Jython
Qualifications
1 68 (51.13%) Degree
2 8 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.51%) PhD
4 4 (3.01%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.50%) CCIE
5 2 (1.50%) CCNP
5 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.75%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.77%) ISO 8583
2 7 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.26%) Firmware
3 4 (3.01%) KVM
3 4 (3.01%) Ceph
4 2 (1.50%) Samba
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.75%) GPFS
5 1 (0.75%) Postfix
5 1 (0.75%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (6.77%) Puppet
2 2 (1.50%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (15.04%) Oracle
2 17 (12.78%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.53%) VMware
4 8 (6.02%) Google
5 4 (3.01%) NetApp
6 3 (2.26%) Juniper
6 3 (2.26%) Cisco
6 3 (2.26%) Foundry
6 3 (2.26%) Aruba
7 2 (1.50%) IBM
8 1 (0.75%) Veritas
8 1 (0.75%) hybris
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
St. Albans
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson - UK
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 27 days ago