Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 52 59
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7 +36
Permanent jobs citing Python 289 213 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.15% 5.06% 4.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.17% 9.52% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 224 199 173
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £38,750 £27,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 2,039 2,238 2,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.46% 53.13% 46.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,724 1,952 1,757
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +16 103 £65,000 +8.33% 19
Welwyn Garden City +13 51 £55,000 +52.78% 3
Watford +17 35 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Borehamwood +21 31 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Stevenage +12 10 £53,500 +9.74% 8
Hemel Hempstead +15 9 £52,500 +16.67% 1
St Albans -31 8 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Rickmansworth +2 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Kings Langley +3 2 £37,500 - 6
Waltham Cross - 2 £55,000 - 5
Cheshunt - 2 £42,500 -
Royston - 1 £77,500 - 1
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 143 (49.48%) Linux
2 132 (45.67%) DevOps
3 121 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (31.83%) Degree
5 89 (30.80%) Java
6 80 (27.68%) Amazon AWS
7 76 (26.30%) SQL
8 72 (24.91%) Unix
9 71 (24.57%) Docker
10 68 (23.53%) Computer Science
11 67 (23.18%) Problem-Solving
12 60 (20.76%) TCP/IP
12 60 (20.76%) Kubernetes
13 59 (20.42%) Microsoft
14 53 (18.34%) Puppet
15 52 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
15 52 (17.99%) Computer Science Degree
16 46 (15.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 46 (15.92%) NoSQL
16 46 (15.92%) DNS
16 46 (15.92%) JavaScript
17 45 (15.57%) DHCP
18 44 (15.22%) Mathematics
19 42 (14.53%) Open Source
19 42 (14.53%) Google Cloud Platform
19 42 (14.53%) Retail
20 41 (14.19%) JIRA
21 40 (13.84%) Bash Shell
22 39 (13.49%) Google
22 39 (13.49%) C++

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 (10.38%) OpenStack
2 16 (5.54%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.19%) Apache
4 13 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (4.50%) GlassFish
5 9 (3.11%) Confluence
6 7 (2.42%) IIS
7 5 (1.73%) nginx
8 3 (1.04%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.35%) JBoss
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.73%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 80 (27.68%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (14.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 34 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (5.88%) GitHub
5 16 (5.54%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (3.46%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (3.46%) Serverless
8 7 (2.42%) Amazon S3
8 7 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (2.42%) PaaS
9 6 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (2.08%) Google Analytics
9 6 (2.08%) IaaS
9 6 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (1.73%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.73%) Amazon Glacier
10 5 (1.73%) AWS CloudTrail
10 5 (1.73%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 60 (20.76%) TCP/IP
2 46 (15.92%) DNS
3 45 (15.57%) DHCP
4 33 (11.42%) SNMP
5 25 (8.65%) Firewall
6 22 (7.61%) HTTP
7 18 (6.23%) ICMP
8 16 (5.54%) Internet
9 12 (4.15%) VPN
10 11 (3.81%) Wireless
11 8 (2.77%) BGP
11 8 (2.77%) MPLS
11 8 (2.77%) OSPF
11 8 (2.77%) PBX
12 7 (2.42%) VSAN
13 6 (2.08%) VoIP
13 6 (2.08%) WAN
14 5 (1.73%) RTP
14 5 (1.73%) SAN
15 4 (1.38%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.92%) NoSQL
2 24 (8.30%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (7.96%) MongoDB
4 20 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (6.92%) SQL Server
5 15 (5.19%) Big Data
6 14 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (4.15%) MySQL
7 12 (4.15%) OLAP
7 12 (4.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (3.11%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.77%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.77%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.38%) BigQuery
13 3 (1.04%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 41 (14.19%) JIRA
2 27 (9.34%) Jenkins
3 26 (9.00%) Git (software)
4 24 (8.30%) LabVIEW
5 20 (6.92%) Subversion
6 19 (6.57%) Redmine
7 13 (4.50%) Metasploit
8 9 (3.11%) Maven
9 7 (2.42%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.73%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.73%) JUnit
11 4 (1.38%) Checkstyle
11 4 (1.38%) JMeter
11 4 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.04%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.04%) Selenium
12 3 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.04%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.69%) GDB
13 2 (0.69%) Valgrind
General
1 42 (14.53%) Retail
2 18 (6.23%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.11%) Finance
4 7 (2.42%) Marketing
5 6 (2.08%) Publishing
6 5 (1.73%) Advertising
6 5 (1.73%) Games
7 3 (1.04%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.35%) Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.35%) French Language
8 1 (0.35%) German Language
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.35%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (23.53%) Developer
2 42 (14.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (9.34%) Software Engineer
4 24 (8.30%) Linux Engineer
4 24 (8.30%) Security Engineer
5 23 (7.96%) Software Developer
6 19 (6.57%) Analyst
6 19 (6.57%) Python Engineer
7 18 (6.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 18 (6.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 14 (4.84%) Architect
8 14 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 14 (4.84%) Network Engineer
9 12 (4.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (4.15%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.15%) Test Engineer
9 12 (4.15%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
10 11 (3.81%) AWS Specialist
10 11 (3.81%) Software Development Engineer
10 11 (3.81%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.27%) AngularJS
2 20 (6.92%) Node.js
2 20 (6.92%) Web Services
3 19 (6.57%) Velocity
4 16 (5.54%) HTML
5 11 (3.81%) .NET
5 11 (3.81%) CSS
5 11 (3.81%) Spring
5 11 (3.81%) YAML
6 10 (3.46%) Elastic Stack
6 10 (3.46%) JSON
7 9 (3.11%) XML
8 8 (2.77%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.42%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (2.42%) Ajax
9 7 (2.42%) LAMP
9 7 (2.42%) Middleware
9 7 (2.42%) REST
10 5 (1.73%) Django
10 5 (1.73%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 68 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 52 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (10.38%) Security Operations Centre
4 26 (9.00%) Public Cloud
5 23 (7.96%) Data Centre
6 18 (6.23%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (5.88%) Management Information System
8 14 (4.84%) Algorithms
9 13 (4.50%) Acoustics
9 13 (4.50%) Private Cloud
10 9 (3.11%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (3.11%) Robotics
11 8 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (2.42%) Cloud Native
12 7 (2.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 7 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (2.42%) Replication
13 4 (1.38%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.38%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 143 (49.48%) Linux
2 72 (24.91%) Unix
3 31 (10.73%) Windows
4 20 (6.92%) Kali Linux
5 18 (6.23%) Mac OS X
5 18 (6.23%) Windows Server
6 15 (5.19%) Debian
7 13 (4.50%) AIX
8 11 (3.81%) CoreOS
8 11 (3.81%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.69%) Android
9 2 (0.69%) Robot Operating System
10 1 (0.35%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (45.67%) DevOps
2 121 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (23.18%) Problem-Solving
4 46 (15.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 44 (15.22%) Mathematics
6 42 (14.53%) Open Source
7 36 (12.46%) E-Commerce
8 35 (12.11%) Physics
9 30 (10.38%) Security Operations
9 30 (10.38%) SIEM
10 29 (10.03%) Software Engineering
11 28 (9.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 28 (9.69%) Critical Thinking
11 28 (9.69%) ITIL
11 28 (9.69%) Performance Monitoring
12 27 (9.34%) Identity Access Management
12 27 (9.34%) Security Architecture
13 26 (9.00%) Mentoring
14 25 (8.65%) Visualisation
15 20 (6.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 89 (30.80%) Java
2 76 (26.30%) SQL
3 46 (15.92%) JavaScript
4 40 (13.84%) Bash Shell
5 39 (13.49%) C++
6 38 (13.15%) Perl
7 32 (11.07%) C#
7 32 (11.07%) PowerShell
8 31 (10.73%) Ruby
9 30 (10.38%) Go
10 23 (7.96%) PHP
11 19 (6.57%) C
12 16 (5.54%) T-SQL
13 14 (4.84%) VBA
14 12 (4.15%) VBScript
15 11 (3.81%) Scala
15 11 (3.81%) Shell Script
16 9 (3.11%) R
17 6 (2.08%) PL/SQL
18 5 (1.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (31.83%) Degree
2 52 (17.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (10.73%) SSCP
4 20 (6.92%) CEH
4 20 (6.92%) CompTIA Security+
5 19 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (6.23%) GCIA
6 18 (6.23%) GCIH
6 18 (6.23%) GSEC
7 13 (4.50%) CISA
7 13 (4.50%) CISM
7 13 (4.50%) CISSP
7 13 (4.50%) CSSLP
7 13 (4.50%) GIAC
8 12 (4.15%) SANS
9 11 (3.81%) CCNA
10 10 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (3.11%) CCIE
11 9 (3.11%) CCNP
12 8 (2.77%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.73%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.69%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) JTAG
System Software
1 71 (24.57%) Docker
2 21 (7.27%) Ceph
3 20 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (4.15%) Active Directory
6 7 (2.42%) VMware NSX
7 5 (1.73%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.69%) KVM
8 2 (0.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 60 (20.76%) Kubernetes
2 53 (18.34%) Puppet
3 38 (13.15%) Ansible
4 30 (10.38%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (5.54%) Grafana
6 13 (4.50%) Nessus
6 13 (4.50%) Nmap
7 12 (4.15%) Prometheus
8 8 (2.77%) Terraform
9 7 (2.42%) QRadar
9 7 (2.42%) SCOrch
9 7 (2.42%) SCVMM
9 7 (2.42%) vRealize
10 5 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (1.73%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.73%) Mesos
10 5 (1.73%) Rancher
10 5 (1.73%) yum
11 4 (1.38%) Nagios
12 3 (1.04%) Kibana
Vendors
1 59 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 39 (13.49%) Google
3 31 (10.73%) VMware
4 28 (9.69%) Oracle
5 20 (6.92%) NetApp
6 19 (6.57%) Splunk
7 17 (5.88%) IBM
8 14 (4.84%) Cisco
8 14 (4.84%) Juniper
9 13 (4.50%) Netsparker
9 13 (4.50%) Qualys
10 12 (4.15%) New Relic
11 9 (3.11%) Tableau
12 7 (2.42%) EMC
13 6 (2.08%) Alteryx
13 6 (2.08%) Atlassian
13 6 (2.08%) PagerDuty
14 5 (1.73%) Adobe
14 5 (1.73%) SolarWinds
15 4 (1.38%) SAP