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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 90 53 81
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +28
Permanent jobs citing Python 58 80 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.46% 3.98% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.33% 7.08% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 52 71 58
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,500 £46,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1089 1130 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.16% 56.25% 54.13%
Number of salaries quoted 897 947 1283
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +4 15 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Stevenage - 5 £32,500 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +4 3 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Watford -24 2 £46,250 +15.62% 5
Bishop's Stortford -1 1 £30,000 +33.33%
Hitchin - 1 £60,000 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 106 (76.26%) Linux
2 100 (71.94%) Java
3 99 (71.22%) UNIX
4 86 (61.87%) Computer Science
5 79 (56.83%) Degree
6 77 (55.40%) Software Engineering
7 76 (54.68%) C
8 72 (51.80%) C#
8 72 (51.80%) Multithreading
9 71 (51.08%) C++
9 71 (51.08%) OO
10 35 (25.18%) Oracle
11 31 (22.30%) HTML
12 25 (17.99%) Games
13 23 (16.55%) JavaScript
14 22 (15.83%) Tomcat
14 22 (15.83%) Shell Script
14 22 (15.83%) NoSQL
15 21 (15.11%) Perl
16 20 (14.39%) Web Services
16 20 (14.39%) GlassFish
17 19 (13.67%) Artificial Intelligence
17 19 (13.67%) MongoDB
17 19 (13.67%) Apache Cassandra
18 18 (12.95%) Google
18 18 (12.95%) PHP
19 17 (12.23%) MySQL
19 17 (12.23%) XML
20 16 (11.51%) Ruby
20 16 (11.51%) .NET

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (15.83%) Tomcat
2 20 (14.39%) GlassFish
3 15 (10.79%) WebLogic
4 12 (8.63%) Apache
5 7 (5.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (4.32%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.60%) Tuxedo
8 4 (2.88%) Node.js
9 1 (0.72%) CMS
9 1 (0.72%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.91%) Google App Engine
2 9 (6.47%) Google Compute Engine
3 8 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.04%) PaaS
5 6 (4.32%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (3.60%) SaaS
7 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.35%) HTTP
2 9 (6.47%) Internet
3 6 (4.32%) Firewall
4 5 (3.60%) LDAP
5 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.16%) VPN
6 3 (2.16%) DNS
6 3 (2.16%) MPLS
6 3 (2.16%) Junos
6 3 (2.16%) Wireless
6 3 (2.16%) SSH
6 3 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.16%) Network Security
7 2 (1.44%) PBX
7 2 (1.44%) OSPF
7 2 (1.44%) BGP
7 2 (1.44%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.72%) SAN
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.72%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.83%) NoSQL
2 19 (13.67%) MongoDB
2 19 (13.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (12.23%) MySQL
4 15 (10.79%) Relational Database
5 14 (10.07%) BigTable
5 14 (10.07%) Hadoop
6 9 (6.47%) RDBMS
6 9 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.32%) Informix
8 5 (3.60%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Selenium
2 9 (6.47%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.76%) RSpec
3 8 (5.76%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.04%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.04%) Maven
5 6 (4.32%) Subversion
6 5 (3.60%) Ant
6 5 (3.60%) JIRA
7 2 (1.44%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (17.99%) Games
2 16 (11.51%) Finance
3 9 (6.47%) Banking
4 3 (2.16%) Billing
4 3 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (48.92%) Developer
2 55 (39.57%) Software Engineer
3 38 (27.34%) Java Software Engineer
4 36 (25.90%) Java Developer
5 31 (22.30%) Senior Software Engineer
6 22 (15.83%) Software Developer
7 21 (15.11%) Senior Developer
8 17 (12.23%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 15 (10.79%) Java Software Developer
10 14 (10.07%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (8.63%) Programmer
12 8 (5.76%) Junior
12 8 (5.76%) Middleware Engineer
13 7 (5.04%) Web Developer
13 7 (5.04%) Network Engineer
13 7 (5.04%) Senior Web Developer
14 6 (4.32%) Senior Software Developer
14 6 (4.32%) Analyst
14 6 (4.32%) Senior Java Software Developer
14 6 (4.32%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.30%) HTML
2 20 (14.39%) Web Services
3 17 (12.23%) XML
4 16 (11.51%) .NET
5 15 (10.79%) CSS
6 14 (10.07%) HTML5
7 12 (8.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 12 (8.63%) J2EE
8 10 (7.19%) Middleware
9 9 (6.47%) Velocity
9 9 (6.47%) AngularJS
10 8 (5.76%) Ajax
11 7 (5.04%) jQuery
11 7 (5.04%) LAMP
12 6 (4.32%) Hibernate
12 6 (4.32%) Spring
12 6 (4.32%) ASP.NET
12 6 (4.32%) Swing
12 6 (4.32%) Backbone.js
13 5 (3.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 86 (61.87%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 15 (10.79%) Open Source
4 12 (8.63%) Mathematics
5 11 (7.91%) Physics
6 5 (3.60%) PKI
7 4 (2.88%) Statistics
8 3 (2.16%) Informatics
8 3 (2.16%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.72%) Firmware
9 1 (0.72%) Robotics
9 1 (0.72%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.72%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.72%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 106 (76.26%) Linux
2 99 (71.22%) UNIX
3 15 (10.79%) Android
3 15 (10.79%) Apple iOS
4 11 (7.91%) Solaris
5 9 (6.47%) AIX
6 6 (4.32%) HPUX
6 6 (4.32%) Windows
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (55.40%) Software Engineering
2 72 (51.80%) Multithreading
3 71 (51.08%) OO
4 9 (6.47%) MVC
4 9 (6.47%) TDD
5 8 (5.76%) UML
6 7 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (5.04%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (4.32%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.32%) Scrum
8 5 (3.60%) SOA
9 4 (2.88%) ITIL
9 4 (2.88%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.88%) Machine Learning
10 3 (2.16%) Change Management
10 3 (2.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.16%) Data Security
10 3 (2.16%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.16%) OOD
10 3 (2.16%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 100 (71.94%) Java
2 76 (54.68%) C
3 72 (51.80%) C#
4 71 (51.08%) C++
5 23 (16.55%) JavaScript
6 22 (15.83%) Shell Script
7 21 (15.11%) Perl
8 18 (12.95%) PHP
9 16 (11.51%) Ruby
10 15 (10.79%) Scala
11 14 (10.07%) Objective-C
12 9 (6.47%) SQL
13 8 (5.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 6 (4.32%) Groovy
15 5 (3.60%) Bash Shell
16 4 (2.88%) Bourne shell
17 3 (2.16%) C-shell
18 1 (0.72%) AWK
18 1 (0.72%) Korn
18 1 (0.72%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 79 (56.83%) Degree
2 2 (1.44%) CCIE
2 2 (1.44%) CCNP
2 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.72%) CWNA
3 1 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.79%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.16%) vSphere
2 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) Puppet
2 4 (2.88%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.16%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.44%) Ansible
5 1 (0.72%) Salt
5 1 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (25.18%) Oracle
2 18 (12.95%) Google
3 8 (5.76%) Cisco
4 5 (3.60%) IBM
4 5 (3.60%) VMware
5 4 (2.88%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.88%) Aruba
5 4 (2.88%) HP
5 4 (2.88%) EMC
5 4 (2.88%) Juniper
6 3 (2.16%) BMC
6 3 (2.16%) Sun
6 3 (2.16%) Foundry
7 1 (0.72%) SaltStack
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Posted: 7 hours ago
Stevenage
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stevenage
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Posted: 10 hours ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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