Period
to 31 July 2021

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 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 24 31
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Python 86 90 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.68% 8.94% 7.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.40% 17.75% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 48 85 139
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,850 £39,350
25th Percentile £45,938 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £83,250 £69,750 £76,500
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +0.92% +3.81%

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 642 507 1,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 42.43% 50.35% 43.69%
Number of salaries quoted 332 430 964
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,375 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,813
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,625 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £51,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +5.26%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Hertfordshire

Python
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Python in Hertfordshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

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 31 July 2021. 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
Watford +10 22 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Hatfield -11 13 £57,500 -8.00% 3
Welwyn - 11 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 9 - -
Rickmansworth - 9 £55,000 - 1
Royston 0 3 £85,000 +209.09% 2
Stevenage -48 3 - - 1
Hoddesdon - 2 £35,000 -
St Albans -2 1 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead -29 1 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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 34 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.37%) AWS
3 32 (37.21%) Docker
4 31 (36.05%) DevOps
5 28 (32.56%) Linux
6 26 (30.23%) SQL
7 24 (27.91%) Java
8 21 (24.42%) Git (software)
9 19 (22.09%) R
9 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
10 18 (20.93%) Azure
10 18 (20.93%) Kubernetes
11 17 (19.77%) Ansible
11 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
12 16 (18.60%) Bash Shell
12 16 (18.60%) Analytics
12 16 (18.60%) VMware
12 16 (18.60%) GCP
13 15 (17.44%) Finance
13 15 (17.44%) TDD
13 15 (17.44%) Machine Learning
14 14 (16.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (16.28%) Social Skills
15 13 (15.12%) Artificial Intelligence
15 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
15 13 (15.12%) JIRA
16 12 (13.95%) Computer Science
16 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
16 12 (13.95%) Configuration Management
16 12 (13.95%) Red Hat

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 10 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.47%) Apache
2 9 (10.47%) Confluence
3 6 (6.98%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (4.65%) nginx
5 3 (3.49%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.49%) IIS
5 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.33%) SAS
7 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 33 (38.37%) AWS
2 18 (20.93%) Azure
3 16 (18.60%) GCP
4 7 (8.14%) Power Platform
5 4 (4.65%) Google Data Studio
6 2 (2.33%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (2.33%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (2.33%) GitHub
6 2 (2.33%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.33%) SaaS
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.16%) AWS CodeCommit
7 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.16%) Datadog
7 1 (1.16%) IaaS
7 1 (1.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) DNS
2 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.65%) 802.11
3 4 (4.65%) RFID
3 4 (4.65%) Wireless
4 3 (3.49%) BGP
4 3 (3.49%) HTTP
4 3 (3.49%) MPLS
5 2 (2.33%) Firewall
6 1 (1.16%) DSL
6 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.16%) IPv6
6 1 (1.16%) Junos
6 1 (1.16%) OSPF
6 1 (1.16%) RSVP
6 1 (1.16%) VPLS
6 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (11.63%) Tableau
2 8 (9.30%) Big Data
3 7 (8.14%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (8.14%) Power BI
4 6 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.81%) Electronic Patient Records
5 5 (5.81%) MySQL
6 4 (4.65%) BigQuery
6 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.33%) InfluxDB
7 2 (2.33%) Metadata
8 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.16%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.16%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 21 (24.42%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.12%) JIRA
3 10 (11.63%) Selenium
4 9 (10.47%) Bitbucket
4 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.98%) GitLab
6 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.65%) Postman
6 4 (4.65%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.65%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.65%) Zephyr
7 3 (3.49%) Pylint
7 3 (3.49%) Sourcetree
8 1 (1.16%) Maven
8 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.16%) TestNG
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 14 (16.28%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (16.28%) Social Skills
3 11 (12.79%) Marketing
4 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (11.63%) Retail
5 4 (4.65%) Games
6 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.33%) Legal
8 1 (1.16%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (13.95%) Developer
2 9 (10.47%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (9.30%) Data Analytics Specialist
3 8 (9.30%) Python Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Data Scientist
5 6 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (6.98%) Graduate
6 5 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Junior
7 4 (4.65%) Author
7 4 (4.65%) Graduate Technical Author
7 4 (4.65%) Junior Technical Author
7 4 (4.65%) Site Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Technical Author
7 4 (4.65%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.65%) Wireless Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) RESTful
2 10 (11.63%) CSS
2 10 (11.63%) React
2 10 (11.63%) Web Services
3 9 (10.47%) Django
3 9 (10.47%) Redux
4 7 (8.14%) REST
4 7 (8.14%) SOAP
5 6 (6.98%) HTML
5 6 (6.98%) HTML5
5 6 (6.98%) Node.js
5 6 (6.98%) React Native
6 5 (5.81%) .NET
6 5 (5.81%) 802.1X
7 4 (4.65%) jQuery
7 4 (4.65%) LDAP
7 4 (4.65%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (4.65%) POSIX
7 4 (4.65%) Sass
7 4 (4.65%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Biotechnology
1 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.47%) Life Science
3 7 (8.14%) Reference Data
4 6 (6.98%) Robotics
5 4 (4.65%) Blog
5 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.65%) SystemC
6 3 (3.49%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (3.49%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.16%) iPad
8 1 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.56%) Linux
2 10 (11.63%) CentOS
3 9 (10.47%) Unix
4 8 (9.30%) Android
4 8 (9.30%) Apple iOS
4 8 (9.30%) Windows
5 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.33%) Debian
6 2 (2.33%) VMS
7 1 (1.16%) AIX
7 1 (1.16%) Solaris
7 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) DevOps
3 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
4 16 (18.60%) Analytics
5 15 (17.44%) Machine Learning
5 15 (17.44%) TDD
6 13 (15.12%) Artificial Intelligence
6 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
7 12 (13.95%) Computer Science
7 12 (13.95%) Configuration Management
8 11 (12.79%) Data Analysis
8 11 (12.79%) Data Science
8 11 (12.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 11 (12.79%) Mathematics
9 10 (11.63%) Co-Creation
9 10 (11.63%) Visualisation
10 9 (10.47%) Informatics
10 9 (10.47%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (10.47%) Statistics
10 9 (10.47%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) SQL
2 24 (27.91%) Java
3 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
3 19 (22.09%) R
4 16 (18.60%) Bash Shell
5 12 (13.95%) C
5 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
6 9 (10.47%) C#
6 9 (10.47%) Perl
6 9 (10.47%) Ruby
7 8 (9.30%) C++
8 6 (6.98%) Java 8
8 6 (6.98%) TypeScript
9 5 (5.81%) Groovy
10 4 (4.65%) PHP
11 3 (3.49%) Julia
12 2 (2.33%) Go
13 1 (1.16%) Jython
13 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) PhD
3 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) JNCIP
4 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) CCIE
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.33%) JNCIE
5 2 (2.33%) JNCIS
5 2 (2.33%) RHCE
5 2 (2.33%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.16%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.16%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.16%) OCP
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) GxP
System Software
1 32 (37.21%) Docker
2 12 (13.95%) NFS
3 9 (10.47%) vSphere
4 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.33%) Firmware
8 1 (1.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (20.93%) Kubernetes
2 17 (19.77%) Ansible
3 11 (12.79%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (12.79%) Puppet
4 9 (10.47%) HAProxy
4 9 (10.47%) Salt
5 7 (8.14%) Terraform
6 6 (6.98%) Grafana
7 5 (5.81%) Prometheus
8 4 (4.65%) Graylog
9 3 (3.49%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (2.33%) Rancher
11 1 (1.16%) HP Fortify
11 1 (1.16%) Nagios
11 1 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) VMware
2 12 (13.95%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.47%) SolarWinds
4 7 (8.14%) Informatica
5 6 (6.98%) Google
6 3 (3.49%) Instagram
6 3 (3.49%) Juniper
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco
7 2 (2.33%) IBM
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle
7 2 (2.33%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.33%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (1.16%) Black Duck
8 1 (1.16%) Citrix
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.16%) Splunk
8 1 (1.16%) Veracode