Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 41 66
Rank change year-on-year +12 +25 +17
Permanent jobs citing Python 288 283 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.45% 6.36% 4.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.19% 12.11% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 222 260 168
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £38,750 £27,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £72,000
East of England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +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 1,896 2,337 2,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 49.03% 52.48% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,570 2,037 1,894
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +5 114 £62,500 +4.17% 18
Welwyn Garden City 0 52 £57,500 - 1
Watford +11 34 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Borehamwood +24 21 £42,500 -
Stevenage +14 9 £55,000 +15.79% 3
St Albans -27 8 £55,000 - 8
Rickmansworth +8 7 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Waltham Cross - 6 £55,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +19 5 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Kings Langley 0 4 £37,500 - 3
Cheshunt - 2 £42,500 -
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 (55.21%) Linux
2 134 (46.53%) DevOps
3 124 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (31.94%) Java
4 92 (31.94%) Amazon AWS
5 79 (27.43%) Degree
6 73 (25.35%) TCP/IP
7 64 (22.22%) SQL
8 63 (21.88%) Unix
8 63 (21.88%) Docker
9 58 (20.14%) DHCP
9 58 (20.14%) Problem-Solving
10 57 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
10 57 (19.79%) Kubernetes
11 56 (19.44%) Microsoft
12 55 (19.10%) DNS
13 53 (18.40%) Computer Science
14 51 (17.71%) JavaScript
15 48 (16.67%) Mathematics
15 48 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
15 48 (16.67%) Bash Shell
16 43 (14.93%) Perl
17 42 (14.58%) Retail
18 40 (13.89%) JIRA
18 40 (13.89%) C++
19 39 (13.54%) Puppet
20 38 (13.19%) Computer Science Degree
21 37 (12.85%) Google
22 36 (12.50%) SNMP
22 36 (12.50%) 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 30 (10.42%) OpenStack
2 15 (5.21%) Apache
2 15 (5.21%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (4.51%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.82%) GlassFish
5 9 (3.13%) Confluence
6 5 (1.74%) IIS
6 5 (1.74%) nginx
7 3 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.74%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 92 (31.94%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 35 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (7.99%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (7.99%) GitHub
5 14 (4.86%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (4.86%) Serverless
6 9 (3.13%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (2.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (2.43%) Amazon Glacier
8 7 (2.43%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (2.43%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (1.74%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (1.74%) Google Analytics
9 5 (1.74%) Google App Engine
9 5 (1.74%) Stackdriver
10 4 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (25.35%) TCP/IP
2 58 (20.14%) DHCP
3 55 (19.10%) DNS
4 36 (12.50%) SNMP
5 30 (10.42%) HTTP
6 29 (10.07%) Firewall
7 22 (7.64%) ICMP
8 19 (6.60%) Internet
9 15 (5.21%) VoIP
10 12 (4.17%) PBX
10 12 (4.17%) VPN
11 9 (3.13%) IPv4
11 9 (3.13%) VoLTE
12 8 (2.78%) Wireless
13 6 (2.08%) IGMP
13 6 (2.08%) RTCP
13 6 (2.08%) RTP
13 6 (2.08%) VLAN
13 6 (2.08%) Wireshark
14 5 (1.74%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.76%) NoSQL
2 25 (8.68%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (6.94%) MongoDB
4 14 (4.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 14 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.86%) SQL Server
5 12 (4.17%) MySQL
6 11 (3.82%) Big Data
6 11 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.47%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.47%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.47%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.13%) OLAP
8 9 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.04%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.69%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 40 (13.89%) JIRA
2 30 (10.42%) Jenkins
3 20 (6.94%) Git (software)
4 18 (6.25%) Subversion
5 16 (5.56%) LabVIEW
6 15 (5.21%) Visual Studio
7 12 (4.17%) Metasploit
7 12 (4.17%) Redmine
8 8 (2.78%) Maven
9 7 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.08%) GDB
10 6 (2.08%) Valgrind
11 5 (1.74%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.39%) Checkstyle
12 4 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (1.04%) JMeter
13 3 (1.04%) JUnit
13 3 (1.04%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.69%) Travis CI
General
1 42 (14.58%) Retail
2 20 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.43%) Advertising
3 7 (2.43%) Finance
4 6 (2.08%) Marketing
5 5 (1.74%) Games
6 4 (1.39%) Publishing
7 3 (1.04%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (23.61%) Developer
2 42 (14.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (10.76%) Software Engineer
4 29 (10.07%) Security Engineer
5 27 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
6 25 (8.68%) Software Developer
7 19 (6.60%) Cloud Engineer
7 19 (6.60%) Java Developer
7 19 (6.60%) Python Engineer
8 17 (5.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 17 (5.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 17 (5.90%) Test Engineer
9 16 (5.56%) Development Engineer
9 16 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
9 16 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
9 16 (5.56%) Test Development Engineer
10 14 (4.86%) AWS Specialist
11 13 (4.51%) Unix Engineer
12 12 (4.17%) Service Manager
12 12 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 23 (7.99%) Velocity
2 23 (7.99%) Web Services
3 15 (5.21%) .NET
3 15 (5.21%) Node.js
4 14 (4.86%) HTML
4 14 (4.86%) YAML
5 12 (4.17%) DirectX
5 12 (4.17%) OpenGL
5 12 (4.17%) XML
6 11 (3.82%) React
7 10 (3.47%) CSS
7 10 (3.47%) Spring
8 9 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
8 9 (3.13%) Kafka
9 8 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (2.43%) Ajax
10 7 (2.43%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.43%) JSON
10 7 (2.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.07%) Security Operations Centre
3 25 (8.68%) Public Cloud
4 20 (6.94%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (6.60%) Data Centre
6 18 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 14 (4.86%) Algorithms
8 10 (3.47%) Private Cloud
9 9 (3.13%) Acoustics
9 9 (3.13%) Robotics
10 8 (2.78%) Replication
11 7 (2.43%) Cloud Native
12 6 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (1.74%) Fintech
13 5 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
15 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 159 (55.21%) Linux
2 63 (21.88%) Unix
3 33 (11.46%) Windows
4 22 (7.64%) Mac OS X
5 17 (5.90%) Kali Linux
5 17 (5.90%) Windows Server
6 15 (5.21%) Debian
7 14 (4.86%) AIX
8 13 (4.51%) Ubuntu
9 9 (3.13%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.69%) Android
10 2 (0.69%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (46.53%) DevOps
2 124 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (20.14%) Problem-Solving
4 53 (18.40%) Computer Science
5 48 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 36 (12.50%) Open Source
6 36 (12.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 34 (11.81%) SIEM
8 32 (11.11%) Physics
9 31 (10.76%) Critical Thinking
10 29 (10.07%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 29 (10.07%) Identity Access Management
10 29 (10.07%) Performance Monitoring
10 29 (10.07%) Security Architecture
10 29 (10.07%) Security Operations
11 27 (9.38%) E-Commerce
11 27 (9.38%) Software Engineering
12 24 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
12 24 (8.33%) ITIL
13 23 (7.99%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (31.94%) Java
2 64 (22.22%) SQL
3 51 (17.71%) JavaScript
4 48 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 43 (14.93%) Perl
6 40 (13.89%) C++
7 35 (12.15%) C#
8 28 (9.72%) PowerShell
8 28 (9.72%) Ruby
9 26 (9.03%) C
9 26 (9.03%) Go
10 24 (8.33%) PHP
11 15 (5.21%) VBScript
12 14 (4.86%) Scala
13 12 (4.17%) T-SQL
14 10 (3.47%) Shell Script
15 9 (3.13%) VBA
16 6 (2.08%) R
17 5 (1.74%) MATLAB
17 5 (1.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (27.43%) Degree
2 38 (13.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (11.81%) SSCP
4 22 (7.64%) GCIA
4 22 (7.64%) GCIH
4 22 (7.64%) GSEC
5 19 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (5.90%) CEH
6 17 (5.90%) CompTIA Security+
7 14 (4.86%) CCNA
8 12 (4.17%) CISA
8 12 (4.17%) CISM
8 12 (4.17%) CISSP
8 12 (4.17%) CSSLP
8 12 (4.17%) GIAC
8 12 (4.17%) SANS
9 10 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (3.13%) CCIE
10 9 (3.13%) CCNP
11 7 (2.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.74%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.35%) JTAG
2 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 63 (21.88%) Docker
2 24 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.90%) Ceph
4 12 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.78%) Active Directory
6 7 (2.43%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.08%) KVM
7 6 (2.08%) VirtualBox
8 4 (1.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 57 (19.79%) Kubernetes
2 39 (13.54%) Puppet
3 30 (10.42%) Ansible
4 20 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (4.86%) Grafana
6 12 (4.17%) Nessus
6 12 (4.17%) Nmap
7 11 (3.82%) Prometheus
8 9 (3.13%) Terraform
9 5 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (1.74%) HAProxy
9 5 (1.74%) Mesos
9 5 (1.74%) QRadar
9 5 (1.74%) Rancher
9 5 (1.74%) yum
10 4 (1.39%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.39%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.39%) vRealize
11 3 (1.04%) Data Guard
11 3 (1.04%) logstash
Vendors
1 56 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.85%) Google
3 33 (11.46%) VMware
4 29 (10.07%) Oracle
5 23 (7.99%) Splunk
6 19 (6.60%) NetApp
7 13 (4.51%) IBM
8 12 (4.17%) Cisco
8 12 (4.17%) Juniper
8 12 (4.17%) Netsparker
8 12 (4.17%) New Relic
8 12 (4.17%) Qualys
9 6 (2.08%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.74%) Adobe
10 5 (1.74%) Alteryx
10 5 (1.74%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.74%) Tableau
11 4 (1.39%) BroadSoft
11 4 (1.39%) EMC
11 4 (1.39%) Percona