Period
to 18 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 35 69
Rank change year-on-year +5 +34 -10
Permanent jobs citing Python 187 269 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.24% 6.42% 4.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.65% 12.51% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 113 212 167
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +26.32% -9.52%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,800 £73,750 £70,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%

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 1,123 2,150 2,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 43.48% 51.35% 52.53%
Number of salaries quoted 840 1,818 1,898
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 +28 39 £72,500 +52.63% 5
Hemel Hempstead +18 27 £42,500 -20.93% 7
Welwyn Garden City +4 22 £62,500 +13.64% 7
Hatfield -13 14 £60,000 -7.69% 17
Harpenden - 12 - -
St Albans +19 8 £65,000 +20.93% 6
Royston -3 5 £47,500 -15.56% 4
Borehamwood -5 5 £60,000 +33.33%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £47,500 -
Stevenage +6 1 - - 3
Rickmansworth +6 1 £80,000 +60.00%
Berkhamsted - 1 £25,500 -
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 100 (53.48%) Linux
2 85 (45.45%) DevOps
3 77 (41.18%) Puppet
4 63 (33.69%) Java
5 57 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (30.48%) AWS
6 53 (28.34%) Bash Shell
7 51 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 48 (25.67%) TCP/IP
8 48 (25.67%) DNS
9 41 (21.93%) SQL
9 41 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (21.39%) Ruby
11 39 (20.86%) Azure
11 39 (20.86%) CentOS
11 39 (20.86%) GCP
12 38 (20.32%) Sonatype Nexus
13 36 (19.25%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (18.72%) Ansible
14 35 (18.72%) VMware
15 34 (18.18%) Perl
15 34 (18.18%) Git (software)
16 33 (17.65%) C#
17 32 (17.11%) Opscode Chef
18 31 (16.58%) Google
19 28 (14.97%) Windows
19 28 (14.97%) Kubernetes
20 27 (14.44%) Artifactory
20 27 (14.44%) E-Commerce
20 27 (14.44%) Microsoft

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 15 (8.02%) nginx
2 13 (6.95%) Apache
3 12 (6.42%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.21%) Confluence
4 6 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.21%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.60%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) HipChat
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.35%) SAP ERP
2 6 (3.21%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 57 (30.48%) AWS
2 39 (20.86%) Azure
2 39 (20.86%) GCP
3 22 (11.76%) SaaS
4 12 (6.42%) IaaS
4 12 (6.42%) Office 365
4 12 (6.42%) OneDrive
4 12 (6.42%) OpenShift
5 7 (3.74%) Stackdriver
6 6 (3.21%) GitHub
7 4 (2.14%) AWS CodePipeline
8 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.60%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.53%) Akamai
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.53%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.53%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 48 (25.67%) DNS
1 48 (25.67%) TCP/IP
2 23 (12.30%) HTTP
3 20 (10.70%) Firewall
4 19 (10.16%) SNMP
5 18 (9.63%) SMTP
6 15 (8.02%) Internet
7 14 (7.49%) DHCP
8 13 (6.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (6.42%) SAN
10 11 (5.88%) BIG-IP
10 11 (5.88%) FabricPath
10 11 (5.88%) VLAN
11 9 (4.81%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (3.74%) SSL
13 6 (3.21%) WAN
14 5 (2.67%) HTTPS
15 3 (1.60%) ICMP
15 3 (1.60%) Wireless
16 2 (1.07%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.76%) MySQL
3 18 (9.63%) MongoDB
4 17 (9.09%) Big Data
5 12 (6.42%) MariaDB
6 8 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.21%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.14%) BigQuery
9 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.14%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.14%) QlikView
9 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.60%) Power BI
11 2 (1.07%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.07%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 38 (20.32%) Sonatype Nexus
3 34 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 27 (14.44%) Artifactory
5 21 (11.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (8.56%) JIRA
7 13 (6.95%) Selenium
7 13 (6.95%) WebDriver
8 11 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (3.74%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.60%) GitLab
12 2 (1.07%) Apache Archiva
12 2 (1.07%) JUnit
12 2 (1.07%) Robot Framework
12 2 (1.07%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.53%) Maven
13 1 (0.53%) TestRail
13 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (14.44%) Retail
2 19 (10.16%) Finance
3 6 (3.21%) Games
3 6 (3.21%) Legal
4 5 (2.67%) Banking
4 5 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.60%) Military
6 2 (1.07%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (24.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (17.11%) Developer
3 25 (13.37%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (10.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 20 (10.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 14 (7.49%) Technical Leader
6 12 (6.42%) Architect
6 12 (6.42%) Python Developer
7 11 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
7 11 (5.88%) Security Engineer
8 10 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.81%) Analyst
9 9 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.81%) Web Engineer
9 9 (4.81%) WebOps Engineer
10 8 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (4.28%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.28%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.74%) EDI Analyst
11 7 (3.74%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.37%) Web Services
2 20 (10.70%) .NET
2 20 (10.70%) AngularJS
3 17 (9.09%) Node.js
3 17 (9.09%) React
4 16 (8.56%) HTML
5 15 (8.02%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (7.49%) XML
7 12 (6.42%) LDAP
8 11 (5.88%) .NET Core
8 11 (5.88%) Middleware
9 10 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (5.35%) CSS
9 10 (5.35%) WebSockets
10 9 (4.81%) EDI
11 8 (4.28%) LAMP
12 5 (2.67%) RESTful
12 5 (2.67%) WPF
13 4 (2.14%) D3.js
13 4 (2.14%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.63%) Replication
3 12 (6.42%) Enterprise Cloud
3 12 (6.42%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.35%) User Experience
5 8 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.74%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.14%) Blog
8 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.60%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.53%) PKI
10 1 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (53.48%) Linux
2 39 (20.86%) CentOS
3 28 (14.97%) Windows
4 18 (9.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (9.09%) Debian
6 14 (7.49%) Ubuntu
6 14 (7.49%) Unix
7 12 (6.42%) SUSE
7 12 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (5.88%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.60%) AIX
10 1 (0.53%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (45.45%) DevOps
2 57 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (19.25%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (14.44%) E-Commerce
6 26 (13.90%) Infrastructure as Code
7 25 (13.37%) Software Engineering
8 23 (12.30%) ITIL
8 23 (12.30%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (12.30%) Test Automation
9 21 (11.23%) Configuration Management
9 21 (11.23%) Deployment Automation
10 20 (10.70%) Microservices
11 19 (10.16%) ERP
12 18 (9.63%) TDD
13 17 (9.09%) Load Balancing
14 16 (8.56%) Analytics
14 16 (8.56%) Performance Measurement
15 13 (6.95%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (33.69%) Java
2 53 (28.34%) Bash Shell
3 41 (21.93%) SQL
4 40 (21.39%) Ruby
5 34 (18.18%) Perl
6 33 (17.65%) C#
7 21 (11.23%) JavaScript
8 20 (10.70%) C++
8 20 (10.70%) Go
9 19 (10.16%) Scala
9 19 (10.16%) VB
10 16 (8.56%) PowerShell
11 12 (6.42%) PL/SQL
12 10 (5.35%) Clojure
12 10 (5.35%) F#
12 10 (5.35%) Haskell
12 10 (5.35%) Kotlin
12 10 (5.35%) Rust
13 9 (4.81%) C
13 9 (4.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (9.63%) RHCE
2 14 (7.49%) Degree
2 14 (7.49%) LPIC
3 12 (6.42%) RHCT
4 11 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (3.74%) CCNP
7 6 (3.21%) CCIE
7 6 (3.21%) JNCIP
8 4 (2.14%) CCNA
8 4 (2.14%) JNCIE
8 4 (2.14%) Postgraduate
9 3 (1.60%) CEH
9 3 (1.60%) CISSP
9 3 (1.60%) CWNE
9 3 (1.60%) GCIA
9 3 (1.60%) GCIH
9 3 (1.60%) GSEC
9 3 (1.60%) SSCP
10 2 (1.07%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.42%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.60%) COBIT
3 3 (1.60%) QA
3 3 (1.60%) SLA
4 2 (1.07%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 24 (12.83%) Docker
2 23 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.49%) vSphere
4 13 (6.95%) Active Directory
4 13 (6.95%) Hyper-V
5 12 (6.42%) VMware NSX
6 11 (5.88%) KVM
7 5 (2.67%) iptables
7 5 (2.67%) NFS
7 5 (2.67%) Postfix
7 5 (2.67%) Samba
7 5 (2.67%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.60%) LXC
9 1 (0.53%) Firmware
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.53%) XenApp
9 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 77 (41.18%) Puppet
2 35 (18.72%) Ansible
3 32 (17.11%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (14.97%) Kubernetes
5 20 (10.70%) Terraform
6 13 (6.95%) Kibana
6 13 (6.95%) SCCM
6 13 (6.95%) SCOM
7 12 (6.42%) logstash
7 12 (6.42%) SCOrch
7 12 (6.42%) vRealize
8 11 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (5.88%) Nagios
9 6 (3.21%) HAProxy
10 5 (2.67%) Munin
11 4 (2.14%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.60%) Nessus
12 3 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (1.60%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.53%) Nmap
Vendors
1 35 (18.72%) VMware
2 31 (16.58%) Google
3 27 (14.44%) Microsoft
4 15 (8.02%) Cisco
4 15 (8.02%) F5
4 15 (8.02%) Red Hat
5 14 (7.49%) Percona
6 11 (5.88%) New Relic
6 11 (5.88%) Oracle
7 10 (5.35%) SAP
7 10 (5.35%) Sitecore
8 9 (4.81%) Juniper
8 9 (4.81%) SolarWinds
9 7 (3.74%) Splunk
10 5 (2.67%) Clearswift
10 5 (2.67%) Tableau
11 4 (2.14%) Aruba
11 4 (2.14%) Qualys
12 3 (1.60%) Veracode
13 2 (1.07%) Jitterbit