Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 94 60
Rank change year-on-year +54 -34 +49
Permanent jobs citing Python 300 130 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.32% 3.08% 4.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.24% 6.13% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 217 113 156
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,000 £30,200 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -3.23% +3.33%

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 2,450 2,120 2,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 51.64% 50.27% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,102 1,847 1,681
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +35 76 £60,000 +14.29% 8
Welwyn Garden City +11 62 £62,500 -10.71% 3
Watford -4 26 £50,000 - 4
St Albans -1 19 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Borehamwood +10 14 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Hemel Hempstead 0 14 £55,000 +2.33% 3
Stevenage +10 13 £53,500 +25.88% 5
Rickmansworth -3 8 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Bishop's Stortford +2 7 £30,000 +2.56% 2
Royston +2 2 £56,250 -6.25% 3
Harpenden - 2 £45,000 -
Kings Langley +3 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 125 (41.67%) Linux
2 111 (37.00%) DevOps
3 110 (36.67%) SQL
4 104 (34.67%) Java
5 84 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
6 81 (27.00%) Degree
7 77 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (24.67%) Software Engineering
9 68 (22.67%) Bash Shell
10 65 (21.67%) DNS
11 63 (21.00%) TCP/IP
11 63 (21.00%) PowerShell
11 63 (21.00%) Data Centre
12 61 (20.33%) Puppet
12 61 (20.33%) JavaScript
13 57 (19.00%) Docker
14 56 (18.67%) Google
15 55 (18.33%) DHCP
16 54 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
17 53 (17.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 52 (17.33%) Mathematics
18 52 (17.33%) Windows
19 51 (17.00%) Opscode Chef
20 50 (16.67%) Unix
20 50 (16.67%) HTML
21 49 (16.33%) Configuration Management
21 49 (16.33%) Public Cloud
22 48 (16.00%) Computer Science
23 46 (15.33%) Ansible
24 45 (15.00%) Perl

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 29 (9.67%) OpenStack
2 13 (4.33%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.00%) Apache
3 6 (2.00%) CloudStack
4 5 (1.67%) IIS
5 3 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.00%) SAS
5 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.67%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 84 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (17.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (10.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.33%) Akamai
5 10 (3.33%) GitHub
6 9 (3.00%) SaaS
7 8 (2.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 7 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (2.33%) Google App Engine
8 7 (2.33%) Google Compute Engine
9 6 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.67%) Google Analytics
11 3 (1.00%) IaaS
11 3 (1.00%) PaaS
12 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 65 (21.67%) DNS
2 63 (21.00%) TCP/IP
3 55 (18.33%) DHCP
4 33 (11.00%) SNMP
5 24 (8.00%) Firewall
5 24 (8.00%) HTTP
6 19 (6.33%) Internet
6 19 (6.33%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (5.67%) 802.11
7 17 (5.67%) SAN
8 16 (5.33%) IPsec
9 15 (5.00%) Network Security
10 14 (4.67%) MPLS
10 14 (4.67%) VPN
11 13 (4.33%) BGP
11 13 (4.33%) OSPF
11 13 (4.33%) WAN
11 13 (4.33%) Wireless
12 11 (3.67%) DWDM
12 11 (3.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.33%) NoSQL
2 15 (5.00%) Big Data
2 15 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (4.33%) Hadoop
4 12 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.67%) Data Mining
7 8 (2.67%) MySQL
7 8 (2.67%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (2.00%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.33%) Power BI
11 3 (1.00%) BigQuery
11 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.67%) HBase
12 2 (0.67%) OLAP
12 2 (0.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 44 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 32 (10.67%) Jenkins
3 17 (5.67%) Selenium
4 16 (5.33%) JUnit
5 15 (5.00%) LabVIEW
6 11 (3.67%) JIRA
6 11 (3.67%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.67%) WebDriver
8 7 (2.33%) Maven
9 6 (2.00%) JMeter
9 6 (2.00%) jMock
10 5 (1.67%) ClearCase
10 5 (1.67%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.67%) Subversion
11 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.67%) Hamcrest
11 2 (0.67%) Metasploit
11 2 (0.67%) Mocha
11 2 (0.67%) Mockito
11 2 (0.67%) Redmine
General
1 41 (13.67%) Retail
2 33 (11.00%) Finance
3 14 (4.67%) Marketing
4 11 (3.67%) Electronics
5 8 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.00%) Games
7 2 (0.67%) Automotive
7 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (21.33%) Developer
2 42 (14.00%) Systems Engineer
3 41 (13.67%) Linux Engineer
4 32 (10.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 29 (9.67%) Analyst
6 25 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 23 (7.67%) Cloud Engineer
8 21 (7.00%) Architect
9 19 (6.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 17 (5.67%) Security Engineer
10 17 (5.67%) Windows Engineer
11 15 (5.00%) Administrator
12 14 (4.67%) Senior Developer
13 13 (4.33%) Java Engineer
13 13 (4.33%) Software Developer
13 13 (4.33%) Software Engineer
13 13 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
14 12 (4.00%) C# Developer
14 12 (4.00%) Junior
14 12 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (16.67%) HTML
2 34 (11.33%) .NET
3 19 (6.33%) REST
4 18 (6.00%) Web Services
5 17 (5.67%) 802.1X
5 17 (5.67%) DirectX
5 17 (5.67%) OpenGL
5 17 (5.67%) XML
6 15 (5.00%) CSS
7 14 (4.67%) HTML5
7 14 (4.67%) Middleware
8 11 (3.67%) AngularJS
8 11 (3.67%) Spring
9 9 (3.00%) JSON
10 8 (2.67%) Hibernate
10 8 (2.67%) Spring MVC
11 7 (2.33%) J2EE
11 7 (2.33%) Node.js
12 6 (2.00%) Pandas
12 6 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 63 (21.00%) Data Centre
2 54 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (16.33%) Public Cloud
4 48 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 30 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (8.00%) Algorithms
7 15 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 14 (4.67%) Robotics
9 13 (4.33%) Management Information System
10 11 (3.67%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (3.00%) Private Cloud
12 8 (2.67%) Acoustics
13 7 (2.33%) Data Structures
14 6 (2.00%) Spread Betting
14 6 (2.00%) User Experience
15 5 (1.67%) NHS
15 5 (1.67%) PACS
15 5 (1.67%) SystemC
16 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
16 4 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 125 (41.67%) Linux
2 52 (17.33%) Windows
3 50 (16.67%) Unix
4 23 (7.67%) Windows Server
5 22 (7.33%) Ubuntu
6 18 (6.00%) CoreOS
7 12 (4.00%) Debian
8 10 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.33%) CentOS
9 7 (2.33%) Solaris
10 6 (2.00%) AIX
11 5 (1.67%) Kali Linux
11 5 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.67%) VxWorks
11 5 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.67%) Android
13 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.33%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (37.00%) DevOps
2 77 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (24.67%) Software Engineering
4 52 (17.33%) Mathematics
5 49 (16.33%) Configuration Management
6 30 (10.00%) Analytics
6 30 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 30 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (9.00%) Test Automation
9 22 (7.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 21 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (7.00%) Physics
10 21 (7.00%) Scrum
11 20 (6.67%) Open Source
11 20 (6.67%) Prototyping
12 19 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (6.33%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 110 (36.67%) SQL
2 104 (34.67%) Java
3 68 (22.67%) Bash Shell
4 63 (21.00%) PowerShell
5 61 (20.33%) JavaScript
6 45 (15.00%) Perl
7 36 (12.00%) C#
8 33 (11.00%) C++
9 32 (10.67%) R
10 23 (7.67%) Ruby
11 19 (6.33%) C
12 17 (5.67%) MATLAB
13 12 (4.00%) Scala
14 10 (3.33%) Shell Script
14 10 (3.33%) Tcl
15 8 (2.67%) Go
15 8 (2.67%) Groovy
15 8 (2.67%) Java 8
15 8 (2.67%) T-SQL
16 6 (2.00%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 81 (27.00%) Degree
2 38 (12.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (5.67%) MCP
3 17 (5.67%) MCSE
3 17 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.33%) SSCP
5 11 (3.67%) GCIA
5 11 (3.67%) GCIH
5 11 (3.67%) GSEC
5 11 (3.67%) PhD
6 10 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.33%) CCNP
8 5 (1.67%) CEH
8 5 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (1.00%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.00%) CCNA
9 3 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.33%) QA
2 12 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (19.00%) Docker
2 22 (7.33%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.33%) VMware NSX
4 14 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (4.33%) Ceph
6 7 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.33%) LXC
6 7 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (1.00%) vSphere
9 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 61 (20.33%) Puppet
2 51 (17.00%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (15.33%) Ansible
4 39 (13.00%) Kubernetes
5 16 (5.33%) vRealize
6 12 (4.00%) vCenter Server
7 5 (1.67%) Grafana
7 5 (1.67%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.33%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.33%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.00%) Graphite
9 3 (1.00%) QRadar
10 2 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.67%) Nessus
10 2 (0.67%) Nmap
11 1 (0.33%) Nagios
11 1 (0.33%) OpenNMS
11 1 (0.33%) Terraform
11 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (18.67%) Google
2 41 (13.67%) Microsoft
3 38 (12.67%) VMware
4 37 (12.33%) Oracle
5 22 (7.33%) Tableau
6 16 (5.33%) Alteryx
6 16 (5.33%) Cisco
6 16 (5.33%) Splunk
7 14 (4.67%) Teradata
8 13 (4.33%) Juniper
9 12 (4.00%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.67%) Arista
10 11 (3.67%) Aruba
10 11 (3.67%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.67%) Meraki
10 11 (3.67%) MicroStrategy
10 11 (3.67%) Palo Alto
10 11 (3.67%) Riverbed
10 11 (3.67%) Tufin
11 10 (3.33%) Zscaler