Period
to 25 March 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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 34 95
Rank change year-on-year +6 +61 -20
Permanent jobs citing Python 232 355 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.15% 7.20% 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.58% 13.95% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 182 269 113
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,000 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -5.26%

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 1,489 2,544 2,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 45.91% 51.62% 50.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,211 2,170 1,946
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £29,625
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +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 25 March 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 25 March 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
Hatfield +9 87 £60,000 - 5
Watford +23 42 £67,500 +35.00% 4
St Albans +13 23 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Welwyn Garden City -9 22 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Stevenage +7 19 £47,500 - 1
Waltham Cross - 6 £55,000 -
Borehamwood +8 5 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +15 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Rickmansworth +12 4 £55,750 +1.36%
Kings Langley -1 4 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Harpenden +20 2 - - 1
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 129 (55.60%) Linux
2 89 (38.36%) Java
3 83 (35.78%) Amazon AWS
4 81 (34.91%) DevOps
5 74 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (26.72%) Bash Shell
7 60 (25.86%) DNS
8 59 (25.43%) Degree
9 55 (23.71%) TCP/IP
10 46 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
11 45 (19.40%) Perl
12 44 (18.97%) Internet
13 43 (18.53%) DHCP
14 42 (18.10%) Google Cloud Platform
15 40 (17.24%) C#
15 40 (17.24%) C++
16 39 (16.81%) SQL
17 38 (16.38%) JavaScript
17 38 (16.38%) Microsoft
17 38 (16.38%) Retail
18 35 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
19 34 (14.66%) Kubernetes
19 34 (14.66%) VMware
19 34 (14.66%) Mathematics
20 33 (14.22%) Software Engineering
20 33 (14.22%) Computer Science Degree
21 32 (13.79%) Docker
21 32 (13.79%) Apache
22 31 (13.36%) C
22 31 (13.36%) Visualisation

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 32 (13.79%) Apache
2 11 (4.74%) Confluence
2 11 (4.74%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.16%) IIS
5 2 (0.86%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.86%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.43%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 83 (35.78%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (18.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 35 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (7.76%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (5.17%) GitHub
6 11 (4.74%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (4.31%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (4.31%) Serverless
8 8 (3.45%) Amazon S3
8 8 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (3.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (3.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (2.59%) Amazon Glacier
10 6 (2.59%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (2.59%) AWS CloudTrail
11 5 (2.16%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.86%) IaaS
12 2 (0.86%) SaaS
13 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.43%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 60 (25.86%) DNS
2 55 (23.71%) TCP/IP
3 44 (18.97%) Internet
4 43 (18.53%) DHCP
5 25 (10.78%) HTTP
6 24 (10.34%) SNMP
7 22 (9.48%) Firewall
7 22 (9.48%) SMTP
8 17 (7.33%) VoIP
9 16 (6.90%) ICMP
10 11 (4.74%) IPv4
10 11 (4.74%) PBX
10 11 (4.74%) VoLTE
10 11 (4.74%) VPN
10 11 (4.74%) Wireless
11 8 (3.45%) Wireshark
12 7 (3.02%) IPv6
12 7 (3.02%) MPLS
13 6 (2.59%) RTCP
13 6 (2.59%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (4.31%) MySQL
3 10 (4.31%) QlikView
4 8 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (3.02%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.59%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.16%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.72%) Power BI
8 4 (1.72%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.86%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.86%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.43%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 27 (11.64%) Jenkins
2 25 (10.78%) JIRA
3 15 (6.47%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.47%) Visual Studio
4 12 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (4.74%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.45%) Subversion
7 7 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.59%) GDB
8 6 (2.59%) Valgrind
9 4 (1.72%) Selenium
9 4 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.29%) Maven
10 3 (1.29%) Metasploit
10 3 (1.29%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.86%) CMake
11 2 (0.86%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.86%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.86%) NeoLoad
11 2 (0.86%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (16.38%) Retail
2 15 (6.47%) Finance
2 15 (6.47%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (3.88%) Games
5 6 (2.59%) Advertising
6 3 (1.29%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (25.86%) Developer
2 39 (16.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (11.21%) Software Developer
4 24 (10.34%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 23 (9.91%) Cloud Engineer
6 20 (8.62%) Linux Specialist
7 19 (8.19%) Automation Engineer
8 18 (7.76%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 18 (7.76%) Data Scientist
9 17 (7.33%) Java Developer
9 17 (7.33%) Software Engineer
10 15 (6.47%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (6.03%) Security Engineer
12 13 (5.60%) Network Engineer
13 12 (5.17%) Analyst
13 12 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
14 11 (4.74%) SIEM Engineer
14 11 (4.74%) SOC Engineer
14 11 (4.74%) Test Engineer
15 10 (4.31%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.64%) AngularJS
2 26 (11.21%) Web Services
3 21 (9.05%) .NET
3 21 (9.05%) LAMP
4 19 (8.19%) RESTful
5 16 (6.90%) React
6 13 (5.60%) CSS
7 12 (5.17%) Kafka
7 12 (5.17%) Velocity
8 10 (4.31%) .NET Framework
8 10 (4.31%) Angular 2
8 10 (4.31%) D3.js
8 10 (4.31%) YAML
9 9 (3.88%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (3.88%) XML
10 8 (3.45%) DirectX
10 8 (3.45%) HTML
10 8 (3.45%) OpenGL
11 7 (3.02%) Spring
12 6 (2.59%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.62%) Algorithms
3 18 (7.76%) Data Centre
4 16 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (5.60%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (4.31%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.88%) Fintech
7 9 (3.88%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.88%) Replication
8 6 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.16%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 5 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.16%) Robotics
10 4 (1.72%) Cloud Native
11 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.86%) Acoustics
12 2 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.43%) Life Science
13 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 129 (55.60%) Linux
2 28 (12.07%) Unix
3 21 (9.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (8.19%) Windows
5 16 (6.90%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.45%) Kali Linux
7 7 (3.02%) Debian
7 7 (3.02%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.59%) AIX
9 5 (2.16%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.29%) CentOS
11 1 (0.43%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (34.91%) DevOps
2 74 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (14.66%) Mathematics
4 33 (14.22%) Software Engineering
5 31 (13.36%) Visualisation
6 29 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (11.21%) Data Science
8 22 (9.48%) Analytics
8 22 (9.48%) Computer Science
8 22 (9.48%) Project Management
9 21 (9.05%) BDD
9 21 (9.05%) Machine Learning
9 21 (9.05%) Scrum
9 21 (9.05%) TDD
9 21 (9.05%) Unit Testing
10 19 (8.19%) Data Analysis
10 19 (8.19%) OO
10 19 (8.19%) SIEM
11 16 (6.90%) Information Security
11 16 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 89 (38.36%) Java
2 62 (26.72%) Bash Shell
3 45 (19.40%) Perl
4 40 (17.24%) C#
4 40 (17.24%) C++
5 39 (16.81%) SQL
6 38 (16.38%) JavaScript
7 31 (13.36%) C
8 18 (7.76%) PowerShell
9 17 (7.33%) Scala
10 15 (6.47%) R
11 14 (6.03%) MATLAB
11 14 (6.03%) TypeScript
12 13 (5.60%) Go
13 11 (4.74%) VBScript
14 7 (3.02%) Rust
15 6 (2.59%) PHP
15 6 (2.59%) Ruby
16 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
16 5 (2.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (25.43%) Degree
2 33 (14.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (8.19%) SSCP
5 17 (7.33%) Postgraduate
6 16 (6.90%) CCNA
6 16 (6.90%) GCIA
6 16 (6.90%) GCIH
6 16 (6.90%) GSEC
6 16 (6.90%) PhD
7 11 (4.74%) CCNP
8 10 (4.31%) CCIE
9 8 (3.45%) CEH
9 8 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
9 8 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (3.02%) CCDA
10 7 (3.02%) CCDP
11 5 (2.16%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.16%) CCENT
11 5 (2.16%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.88%) SLA
2 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.86%) JTAG
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 32 (13.79%) Docker
2 29 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.62%) iptables
3 20 (8.62%) NFS
3 20 (8.62%) Postfix
3 20 (8.62%) Samba
3 20 (8.62%) VMware Server
4 7 (3.02%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.02%) VirtualBox
5 6 (2.59%) KVM
6 5 (2.16%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.86%) Ceph
8 1 (0.43%) Firmware
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (14.66%) Kubernetes
2 28 (12.07%) Puppet
3 9 (3.88%) Ansible
4 6 (2.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (2.59%) Terraform
5 5 (2.16%) QRadar
6 4 (1.72%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.29%) Nessus
7 3 (1.29%) Nmap
8 2 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.43%) Mesos
9 1 (0.43%) Munin
9 1 (0.43%) Nagios
9 1 (0.43%) Packer
9 1 (0.43%) Rancher
9 1 (0.43%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.66%) VMware
3 26 (11.21%) Oracle
4 17 (7.33%) Splunk
5 16 (6.90%) Juniper
6 12 (5.17%) Google
7 10 (4.31%) BT
7 10 (4.31%) Tableau
8 9 (3.88%) Cisco
9 7 (3.02%) BroadSoft
9 7 (3.02%) Fortinet
9 7 (3.02%) Huawei
10 4 (1.72%) NetApp
11 3 (1.29%) IBM
11 3 (1.29%) Netsparker
11 3 (1.29%) Qualys
12 2 (0.86%) New Relic
12 2 (0.86%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.43%) Clearswift