Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 75 56
Rank change year-on-year +32 -19 +59
Permanent jobs citing Python 252 155 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.88% 3.72% 4.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.33% 7.34% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 196 144 174
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.44% +13.89%
10th Percentile £39,500 £30,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 2,224 2,112 1,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 51.85% 50.65% 42.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,889 1,860 1,633
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 £72,500 £68,875 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,641
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.11% +2.68%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +18 81 £65,000 +13.04% 13
Welwyn Garden City +16 54 £55,000 +4.76%
Borehamwood +19 26 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Watford +15 26 £47,500 -5.00% 5
St Albans -1 14 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Hemel Hempstead +12 8 £53,750 +53.57% 4
Stevenage -8 7 £40,250 -8.00% 3
Rickmansworth -5 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Royston -1 2 £56,250 -6.25% 1
Cheshunt - 2 £42,500 -
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 107 (42.46%) DevOps
2 100 (39.68%) Linux
3 92 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (34.52%) SQL
5 84 (33.33%) Java
6 70 (27.78%) Degree
7 62 (24.60%) Amazon AWS
8 60 (23.81%) Computer Science
9 58 (23.02%) Docker
10 57 (22.62%) Unix
11 50 (19.84%) Puppet
11 50 (19.84%) Computer Science Degree
12 49 (19.44%) Retail
13 47 (18.65%) Problem-Solving
14 46 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
15 44 (17.46%) Kubernetes
15 44 (17.46%) Microsoft
16 43 (17.06%) TCP/IP
17 38 (15.08%) Mathematics
18 37 (14.68%) Google
19 36 (14.29%) DNS
19 36 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
20 35 (13.89%) NoSQL
20 35 (13.89%) Ansible
20 35 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
20 35 (13.89%) JavaScript
20 35 (13.89%) Software Engineering
20 35 (13.89%) Site Reliability Engineering
21 33 (13.10%) C#
22 32 (12.70%) E-Commerce

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 28 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 13 (5.16%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.97%) GlassFish
4 7 (2.78%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.59%) Apache
7 3 (1.19%) CloudStack
7 3 (1.19%) IIS
7 3 (1.19%) nginx
8 2 (0.79%) Confluence
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 62 (24.60%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (8.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (4.76%) GitHub
5 10 (3.97%) SaaS
6 9 (3.57%) PaaS
7 8 (3.17%) IaaS
8 6 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.38%) Google Analytics
9 5 (1.98%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.59%) Serverless
11 3 (1.19%) Stackdriver
11 3 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.79%) Akamai
12 2 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.40%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 43 (17.06%) TCP/IP
2 36 (14.29%) DNS
3 32 (12.70%) DHCP
4 26 (10.32%) SNMP
5 16 (6.35%) Firewall
5 16 (6.35%) HTTP
6 13 (5.16%) Internet
7 11 (4.37%) BGP
7 11 (4.37%) ICMP
7 11 (4.37%) MPLS
7 11 (4.37%) OSPF
8 10 (3.97%) SAN
9 8 (3.17%) VSAN
9 8 (3.17%) WAN
10 5 (1.98%) 802.11
10 5 (1.98%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.98%) VPN
10 5 (1.98%) VXLAN
10 5 (1.98%) Wireless
11 4 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.89%) NoSQL
2 21 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 18 (7.14%) Big Data
5 17 (6.75%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (3.97%) OLAP
8 10 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.17%) Data Mining
10 7 (2.78%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.78%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.59%) BigQuery
12 3 (1.19%) Power BI
12 3 (1.19%) Sybase ASE
13 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (10.32%) Git (software)
1 26 (10.32%) Jenkins
1 26 (10.32%) JIRA
2 20 (7.94%) LabVIEW
3 13 (5.16%) Redmine
4 12 (4.76%) Subversion
5 9 (3.57%) Metasploit
6 6 (2.38%) JUnit
6 6 (2.38%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.98%) JMeter
7 5 (1.98%) Selenium
8 4 (1.59%) Maven
8 4 (1.59%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.19%) jMock
10 1 (0.40%) Ant
10 1 (0.40%) CMake
10 1 (0.40%) GitLab
10 1 (0.40%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (19.44%) Retail
2 17 (6.75%) Finance
3 10 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.17%) Marketing
5 4 (1.59%) Publishing
6 3 (1.19%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.79%) Games
7 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (23.41%) Developer
2 35 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
4 24 (9.52%) Analyst
5 19 (7.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 19 (7.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 19 (7.54%) Security Engineer
5 19 (7.54%) Software Developer
5 19 (7.54%) Software Engineer
6 18 (7.14%) Architect
7 15 (5.95%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.16%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (5.16%) Network Engineer
9 12 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 12 (4.76%) Python Engineer
9 12 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (3.97%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (3.97%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.14%) HTML
2 16 (6.35%) AngularJS
3 15 (5.95%) .NET
3 15 (5.95%) Velocity
4 14 (5.56%) JSON
5 13 (5.16%) Middleware
5 13 (5.16%) Node.js
6 12 (4.76%) REST
7 10 (3.97%) Web Services
8 8 (3.17%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.17%) HTML5
8 8 (3.17%) Spring
8 8 (3.17%) XML
9 7 (2.78%) CSS
9 7 (2.78%) DirectX
9 7 (2.78%) OpenGL
10 6 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (2.38%) Pandas
10 6 (2.38%) TensorFlow
10 6 (2.38%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 60 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 46 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (11.51%) Data Centre
4 27 (10.71%) Public Cloud
5 18 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 14 (5.56%) Private Cloud
7 13 (5.16%) Algorithms
7 13 (5.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (4.76%) Robotics
8 12 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (3.97%) Acoustics
9 10 (3.97%) Management Information System
10 8 (3.17%) Data Structures
11 6 (2.38%) NHS
11 6 (2.38%) PACS
12 5 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.98%) Video\Live Streaming
13 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 100 (39.68%) Linux
2 57 (22.62%) Unix
3 26 (10.32%) Windows
4 16 (6.35%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.76%) Kali Linux
6 11 (4.37%) AIX
6 11 (4.37%) Mac OS X
7 10 (3.97%) CoreOS
8 8 (3.17%) Debian
9 6 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.19%) Android
11 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.40%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (42.46%) DevOps
2 92 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (18.65%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (15.08%) Mathematics
5 35 (13.89%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 35 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 32 (12.70%) E-Commerce
7 28 (11.11%) Analytics
8 25 (9.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 25 (9.92%) Open Source
9 23 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (9.13%) Critical Thinking
10 22 (8.73%) ITIL
11 21 (8.33%) Physics
12 20 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (7.94%) Visualisation
13 19 (7.54%) Mentoring
13 19 (7.54%) SIEM
14 18 (7.14%) Decision-Making
14 18 (7.14%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 87 (34.52%) SQL
2 84 (33.33%) Java
3 35 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 33 (13.10%) C#
5 32 (12.70%) PowerShell
6 30 (11.90%) Bash Shell
6 30 (11.90%) Perl
7 27 (10.71%) C++
8 26 (10.32%) Ruby
9 23 (9.13%) R
10 21 (8.33%) Go
11 16 (6.35%) C
12 15 (5.95%) T-SQL
13 14 (5.56%) Shell Script
14 12 (4.76%) VBA
15 11 (4.37%) PHP
16 8 (3.17%) MATLAB
17 6 (2.38%) GLSL
17 6 (2.38%) PL/SQL
17 6 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (27.78%) Degree
2 50 (19.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (8.33%) SSCP
4 13 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.76%) CEH
5 12 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
5 12 (4.76%) GCIA
5 12 (4.76%) GCIH
5 12 (4.76%) GSEC
6 10 (3.97%) CCIE
6 10 (3.97%) CCNP
6 10 (3.97%) MCP
6 10 (3.97%) MCSE
6 10 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.57%) CISA
7 9 (3.57%) CISM
7 9 (3.57%) CISSP
7 9 (3.57%) CSSLP
7 9 (3.57%) GIAC
8 8 (3.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.37%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.98%) Actionable Recommendations
3 3 (1.19%) QA
4 2 (0.79%) GCP
5 1 (0.40%) JTAG
System Software
1 58 (23.02%) Docker
2 17 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (5.95%) Ceph
5 13 (5.16%) Active Directory
6 10 (3.97%) VMware NSX
7 8 (3.17%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.59%) LXC
8 4 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 50 (19.84%) Puppet
2 44 (17.46%) Kubernetes
3 35 (13.89%) Ansible
3 35 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.37%) Grafana
5 10 (3.97%) vRealize
6 9 (3.57%) Nessus
6 9 (3.57%) Nmap
6 9 (3.57%) Prometheus
7 8 (3.17%) SCOrch
7 8 (3.17%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.59%) Nagios
9 3 (1.19%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.19%) Kibana
9 3 (1.19%) logstash
9 3 (1.19%) QRadar
10 2 (0.79%) Icinga
10 2 (0.79%) Terraform
10 2 (0.79%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.68%) Google
3 30 (11.90%) Oracle
4 27 (10.71%) VMware
5 18 (7.14%) Tableau
6 15 (5.95%) Cisco
6 15 (5.95%) IBM
6 15 (5.95%) Juniper
7 14 (5.56%) Alteryx
7 14 (5.56%) NetApp
8 13 (5.16%) Splunk
9 12 (4.76%) Teradata
10 9 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
10 9 (3.57%) Netsparker
10 9 (3.57%) Qualys
11 8 (3.17%) EMC
12 7 (2.78%) New Relic
13 5 (1.98%) Adobe
13 5 (1.98%) Aruba
13 5 (1.98%) PagerDuty