Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 84 77
Rank change year-on-year +52 -7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 359 151 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.46% 3.35% 3.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.33% 6.70% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 289 133 145
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,000 £69,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,505 2,254 2,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.05% 49.99% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,157 1,929 1,898
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,250 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Hertfordshire

Python
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Python in Hertfordshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Hertfordshire

Python
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield +58 104 £60,000 +14.29% 7
Welwyn Garden City +11 58 £58,750 -9.62% 2
St Albans +17 41 £55,000 - 9
Bishop's Stortford - 27 £27,500 - 1
Watford -28 21 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Stevenage +12 15 £47,500 -11.63% 5
Hemel Hempstead 0 14 £55,000 - 4
Rickmansworth -3 7 £60,000 -20.00% 2
Borehamwood - 5 £42,500 - 2
Kings Langley - 4 £37,500 -
Harpenden - 2 £45,000 -
Welwyn -7 1 £50,000 -16.67% 4
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 159 (44.29%) Linux
2 140 (39.00%) Java
3 126 (35.10%) Software Engineering
3 126 (35.10%) DevOps
4 122 (33.98%) SQL
5 113 (31.48%) Degree
6 95 (26.46%) Amazon AWS
7 90 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (24.23%) Bash Shell
9 80 (22.28%) Puppet
10 79 (22.01%) HTML
11 78 (21.73%) JavaScript
11 78 (21.73%) Docker
12 73 (20.33%) Data Centre
13 72 (20.06%) Google
14 71 (19.78%) Mathematics
15 70 (19.50%) Unix
15 70 (19.50%) TCP/IP
15 70 (19.50%) Kubernetes
16 68 (18.94%) Configuration Management
17 64 (17.83%) Computer Science
17 64 (17.83%) Opscode Chef
18 63 (17.55%) DNS
19 60 (16.71%) Windows
20 58 (16.16%) OpenStack
21 56 (15.60%) VMware
22 54 (15.04%) Ansible
22 54 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
23 53 (14.76%) PowerShell
24 52 (14.48%) Open Source

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (16.16%) OpenStack
2 15 (4.18%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.79%) SAS
4 9 (2.51%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.39%) Apache
6 4 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.84%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.56%) IIS
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.56%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (0.84%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 95 (26.46%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (11.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (3.62%) Akamai
5 13 (3.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 13 (3.62%) GitHub
6 12 (3.34%) Google App Engine
6 12 (3.34%) Google Compute Engine
7 8 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.39%) Google Analytics
9 5 (1.39%) SaaS
9 5 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.84%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.84%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.84%) PaaS
10 3 (0.84%) Route 53
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 70 (19.50%) TCP/IP
2 63 (17.55%) DNS
3 51 (14.21%) DHCP
4 36 (10.03%) Wi-Fi
5 28 (7.80%) SNMP
6 27 (7.52%) 802.11
7 25 (6.96%) Firewall
8 23 (6.41%) Wireless
9 22 (6.13%) HTTP
10 18 (5.01%) Internet
10 18 (5.01%) IPsec
11 15 (4.18%) Network Security
12 14 (3.90%) NAS
13 13 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (3.62%) DMVPN
13 13 (3.62%) DWDM
13 13 (3.62%) MPLS
13 13 (3.62%) SSL
13 13 (3.62%) VPN
13 13 (3.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.08%) NoSQL
2 25 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (6.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (5.29%) Hadoop
5 15 (4.18%) Amazon RDS
5 15 (4.18%) Big Data
6 12 (3.34%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.51%) MySQL
8 9 (2.51%) QlikView
9 8 (2.23%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.23%) Power BI
10 7 (1.95%) BigQuery
10 7 (1.95%) HBase
10 7 (1.95%) SAS EBI
10 7 (1.95%) Sqoop
11 6 (1.67%) DataStax
12 5 (1.39%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.39%) SQL Server
13 4 (1.11%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 49 (13.65%) Git (software)
2 32 (8.91%) Jenkins
3 23 (6.41%) JUnit
4 18 (5.01%) Selenium
4 18 (5.01%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.06%) JIRA
6 10 (2.79%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.79%) LabVIEW
6 10 (2.79%) Maven
6 10 (2.79%) WebDriver
7 7 (1.95%) ClearCase
8 5 (1.39%) Subversion
9 4 (1.11%) JMeter
9 4 (1.11%) jMock
10 3 (0.84%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.84%) Redmine
11 2 (0.56%) Hamcrest
11 2 (0.56%) JBehave
11 2 (0.56%) Mocha
11 2 (0.56%) Mockito
General
1 32 (8.91%) Finance
2 24 (6.69%) Retail
3 17 (4.74%) Marketing
4 10 (2.79%) Electronics
5 7 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.67%) Publishing
7 4 (1.11%) Games
8 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.56%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 92 (25.63%) Developer
2 57 (15.88%) Linux Engineer
2 57 (15.88%) Systems Engineer
3 53 (14.76%) Java Developer
4 39 (10.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 31 (8.64%) Software Engineer
6 26 (7.24%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 24 (6.69%) Cloud Engineer
7 24 (6.69%) Junior
8 23 (6.41%) Administrator
9 22 (6.13%) Systems Administrator
10 21 (5.85%) Graduate
10 21 (5.85%) Graduate Developer
10 21 (5.85%) Graduate Java Developer
11 17 (4.74%) .NET Developer
12 16 (4.46%) Analyst
13 15 (4.18%) Junior Developer
13 15 (4.18%) Test Engineer
14 14 (3.90%) Security Engineer
14 14 (3.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (22.01%) HTML
2 45 (12.53%) .NET
3 27 (7.52%) 802.1X
3 27 (7.52%) CSS
4 23 (6.41%) XML
5 22 (6.13%) DirectX
5 22 (6.13%) jQuery
5 22 (6.13%) OpenGL
5 22 (6.13%) Web Services
6 18 (5.01%) J2EE
7 13 (3.62%) AngularJS
8 12 (3.34%) RESTful
9 9 (2.51%) HTML5
9 9 (2.51%) Memcached
9 9 (2.51%) REST
9 9 (2.51%) Swing
10 7 (1.95%) Node.js
11 6 (1.67%) Hibernate
11 6 (1.67%) Spring
11 6 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 73 (20.33%) Data Centre
2 64 (17.83%) Computer Science
3 52 (14.48%) Public Cloud
4 48 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (7.80%) Algorithms
6 20 (5.57%) Private Cloud
7 18 (5.01%) Robotics
8 11 (3.06%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.06%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (2.23%) User Experience
10 6 (1.67%) Life Science
11 5 (1.39%) Acoustics
11 5 (1.39%) Blog
11 5 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.39%) SystemC
11 5 (1.39%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.11%) Replication
13 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.84%) Spread Betting
14 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 159 (44.29%) Linux
2 70 (19.50%) Unix
3 60 (16.71%) Windows
4 39 (10.86%) Ubuntu
5 38 (10.58%) CoreOS
6 22 (6.13%) Debian
7 18 (5.01%) CentOS
8 15 (4.18%) Windows Server
9 13 (3.62%) AIX
10 12 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (2.79%) Solaris
12 8 (2.23%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.67%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.39%) VxWorks
14 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.84%) HPUX
17 2 (0.56%) DC/OS
17 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
18 1 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (35.10%) DevOps
1 126 (35.10%) Software Engineering
2 90 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (19.78%) Mathematics
4 68 (18.94%) Configuration Management
5 52 (14.48%) Open Source
6 40 (11.14%) E-Commerce
6 40 (11.14%) Test Automation
7 31 (8.64%) Scrum
8 30 (8.36%) Physics
9 29 (8.08%) Prototyping
10 26 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 26 (7.24%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 25 (6.96%) The Twelve-Factor App
12 23 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (6.13%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (6.13%) Server Building
14 21 (5.85%) Mentoring
15 20 (5.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 140 (39.00%) Java
2 122 (33.98%) SQL
3 87 (24.23%) Bash Shell
4 78 (21.73%) JavaScript
5 53 (14.76%) PowerShell
6 50 (13.93%) C#
7 47 (13.09%) Perl
8 36 (10.03%) C++
9 30 (8.36%) Ruby
10 26 (7.24%) Scala
11 20 (5.57%) C
12 18 (5.01%) Shell Script
13 15 (4.18%) R
14 13 (3.62%) Go
15 12 (3.34%) MATLAB
16 11 (3.06%) GLSL
17 10 (2.79%) Groovy
17 10 (2.79%) Tcl
18 7 (1.95%) PHP
19 6 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (31.48%) Degree
2 43 (11.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.34%) PhD
4 10 (2.79%) MCP
4 10 (2.79%) MCSE
4 10 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.51%) CWNA
6 8 (2.23%) CCNP
6 8 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.67%) GCIA
7 6 (1.67%) GCIH
7 6 (1.67%) GSEC
7 6 (1.67%) SSCP
8 5 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.84%) ISEB
9 3 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.84%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.84%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.28%) CEH
10 1 (0.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.01%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (21.73%) Docker
2 23 (6.41%) Ceph
3 17 (4.74%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (4.18%) VMware NSX
5 14 (3.90%) Active Directory
6 13 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (3.62%) vSphere
7 7 (1.95%) LXC
8 6 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (1.11%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 80 (22.28%) Puppet
2 70 (19.50%) Kubernetes
3 64 (17.83%) Opscode Chef
4 54 (15.04%) Ansible
5 15 (4.18%) vRealize
6 14 (3.90%) vCenter Server
7 10 (2.79%) Grafana
7 10 (2.79%) Prometheus
8 6 (1.67%) OpenNMS
9 5 (1.39%) Cobbler
10 4 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (1.11%) Terraform
11 3 (0.84%) Graphite
11 3 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.84%) Mesos
12 2 (0.56%) Marathon
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.28%) Consul
13 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 72 (20.06%) Google
2 56 (15.60%) VMware
3 34 (9.47%) Oracle
4 28 (7.80%) Red Hat
5 25 (6.96%) Microsoft
6 17 (4.74%) IBM
6 17 (4.74%) Splunk
6 17 (4.74%) Tableau
7 14 (3.90%) Cisco
8 13 (3.62%) Arista
8 13 (3.62%) Aruba
8 13 (3.62%) CheckPoint
8 13 (3.62%) Fortinet
8 13 (3.62%) Meraki
8 13 (3.62%) Palo Alto
8 13 (3.62%) Riverbed
8 13 (3.62%) Tufin
9 12 (3.34%) Citrix
9 12 (3.34%) F5
9 12 (3.34%) Juniper