Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 67 84
Rank change year-on-year +24 +17 +20
Permanent jobs citing Python 256 174 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.81% 3.86% 3.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.16% 8.07% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 236 161 190
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 2293 2157 2501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.05% 47.87% 46.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1993 1868 2191
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,701 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.78% +5.88% +2.41%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +50 79 £60,000 +9.09% 13
St Albans +26 47 £55,000 -20.29% 8
Bishop's Stortford - 28 £26,000 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +4 21 £57,500 -8.00% 3
Watford -32 14 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Kings Langley 0 7 £37,500 -45.65%
Stevenage -5 6 £48,750 -7.14%
Borehamwood -13 6 £42,500 -5.56%
Hemel Hempstead -8 4 £47,500 -31.16% 3
Rickmansworth -1 2 £60,000 -20.00%
Hertford -7 1 £62,500 +13.64%
Letchworth - 1 £25,000 -
Welwyn - 1 £50,000 -
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 111 (43.36%) Java
2 105 (41.02%) Linux
3 94 (36.72%) Software Engineering
4 79 (30.86%) SQL
5 78 (30.47%) DevOps
6 74 (28.91%) Degree
7 71 (27.73%) Amazon AWS
8 59 (23.05%) Unix
9 58 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (22.66%) Puppet
10 54 (21.09%) Docker
10 54 (21.09%) Computer Science
11 52 (20.31%) Kubernetes
12 49 (19.14%) Bash Shell
13 48 (18.75%) Open Source
14 47 (18.36%) HTML
15 44 (17.19%) Google
15 44 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
16 42 (16.41%) JavaScript
16 42 (16.41%) Perl
17 41 (16.02%) Windows
17 41 (16.02%) Ansible
18 40 (15.63%) OpenStack
18 40 (15.63%) Mathematics
19 38 (14.84%) C#
19 38 (14.84%) Data Centre
20 36 (14.06%) TCP/IP
20 36 (14.06%) Configuration Management
20 36 (14.06%) Computer Science Degree
21 35 (13.67%) .NET

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 40 (15.63%) OpenStack
2 12 (4.69%) SAS
3 10 (3.91%) Apache
3 10 (3.91%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.78%) Confluence
8 1 (0.39%) IIS
8 1 (0.39%) JBoss
8 1 (0.39%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.39%) nginx
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.39%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (1.95%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 71 (27.73%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (11.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.73%) Azure Machine Learning
6 7 (2.73%) GitHub
6 7 (2.73%) SaaS
7 6 (2.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (2.34%) Google App Engine
7 6 (2.34%) Google Compute Engine
8 5 (1.95%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.95%) PaaS
9 4 (1.56%) Akamai
9 4 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.17%) Route 53
11 2 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.06%) TCP/IP
2 28 (10.94%) DNS
3 19 (7.42%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (5.47%) DHCP
4 14 (5.47%) Firewall
4 14 (5.47%) Wireless
5 13 (5.08%) 802.11
6 10 (3.91%) RFID
6 10 (3.91%) Wireless Security
7 9 (3.52%) Internet
8 8 (3.13%) HTTP
9 7 (2.73%) VPN
10 6 (2.34%) Broadband
10 6 (2.34%) NAS
10 6 (2.34%) Software-Defined Networking
11 5 (1.95%) ICMP
12 4 (1.56%) SMTP
13 3 (1.17%) LAN
13 3 (1.17%) LDAP
13 3 (1.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.33%) NoSQL
2 21 (8.20%) Hadoop
3 19 (7.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (6.25%) Big Data
6 13 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (4.69%) SQL Server
8 11 (4.30%) QlikView
9 10 (3.91%) Data Mining
10 7 (2.73%) BigQuery
10 7 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.73%) HBase
10 7 (2.73%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.73%) Power BI
10 7 (2.73%) SAS EBI
10 7 (2.73%) Sqoop
11 6 (2.34%) DataStax
12 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.42%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.47%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.52%) Eclipse
4 9 (3.52%) JUnit
5 7 (2.73%) JIRA
6 6 (2.34%) LabVIEW
7 5 (1.95%) Maven
8 4 (1.56%) Selenium
9 3 (1.17%) Gradle
9 3 (1.17%) Redmine
10 2 (0.78%) Ant
10 2 (0.78%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.78%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.78%) Subversion
10 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.78%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (8.98%) Finance
1 23 (8.98%) Retail
2 10 (3.91%) Marketing
3 8 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.34%) Publishing
5 3 (1.17%) French Language
5 3 (1.17%) Games
5 3 (1.17%) German Language
5 3 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.78%) Advertising
6 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.39%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.39%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (28.52%) Developer
2 42 (16.41%) Java Developer
3 34 (13.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (13.28%) Linux Engineer
4 29 (11.33%) Software Engineer
4 29 (11.33%) Systems Engineer
5 22 (8.59%) Junior
6 20 (7.81%) Junior Developer
7 18 (7.03%) Graduate
7 18 (7.03%) Graduate Developer
7 18 (7.03%) Graduate Java Developer
7 18 (7.03%) Junior Java Developer
8 16 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 14 (5.47%) .NET Developer
9 14 (5.47%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (5.47%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 13 (5.08%) Administrator
10 13 (5.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (3.91%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (18.36%) HTML
2 35 (13.67%) .NET
3 26 (10.16%) Web Services
4 23 (8.98%) CSS
4 23 (8.98%) jQuery
5 17 (6.64%) AngularJS
6 14 (5.47%) DirectX
6 14 (5.47%) J2EE
6 14 (5.47%) OpenGL
7 13 (5.08%) 802.1X
8 12 (4.69%) Swing
9 9 (3.52%) ASP.NET
9 9 (3.52%) RESTful
9 9 (3.52%) XML
10 8 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (3.13%) React
11 7 (2.73%) Flask
11 7 (2.73%) HTML5
11 7 (2.73%) Middleware
12 6 (2.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.09%) Computer Science
2 38 (14.84%) Data Centre
3 25 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (9.38%) Algorithms
5 20 (7.81%) Public Cloud
6 14 (5.47%) Private Cloud
7 12 (4.69%) Robotics
8 10 (3.91%) Blog
9 6 (2.34%) Acoustics
10 5 (1.95%) Fintech
10 5 (1.95%) Life Science
10 5 (1.95%) Renewable Energy
10 5 (1.95%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.17%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.17%) PKI
12 3 (1.17%) User Experience
13 2 (0.78%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 105 (41.02%) Linux
2 59 (23.05%) Unix
3 41 (16.02%) Windows
4 27 (10.55%) Ubuntu
5 23 (8.98%) CoreOS
6 15 (5.86%) CentOS
7 13 (5.08%) Debian
8 12 (4.69%) AIX
9 11 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.52%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.73%) Solaris
12 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.78%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.78%) HPUX
13 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (36.72%) Software Engineering
2 78 (30.47%) DevOps
3 58 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (18.75%) Open Source
5 40 (15.63%) Mathematics
6 36 (14.06%) Configuration Management
7 29 (11.33%) E-Commerce
8 25 (9.77%) Scrum
9 21 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (7.81%) Physics
10 20 (7.81%) Prototyping
11 18 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (7.03%) Machine Learning
12 16 (6.25%) Mentoring
13 15 (5.86%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (5.86%) Multithreading
13 15 (5.86%) Server Building
13 15 (5.86%) Test Automation
14 14 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (5.08%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 111 (43.36%) Java
2 79 (30.86%) SQL
3 49 (19.14%) Bash Shell
4 42 (16.41%) JavaScript
4 42 (16.41%) Perl
5 38 (14.84%) C#
6 29 (11.33%) C++
7 24 (9.38%) Shell Script
8 22 (8.59%) Scala
9 21 (8.20%) PowerShell
9 21 (8.20%) Ruby
10 16 (6.25%) C
11 14 (5.47%) GLSL
11 14 (5.47%) PHP
12 13 (5.08%) Go
13 6 (2.34%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.34%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.95%) Groovy
15 4 (1.56%) Jython
16 3 (1.17%) R
Qualifications
1 74 (28.91%) Degree
2 36 (14.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.91%) CWNA
4 4 (1.56%) CISSP
5 3 (1.17%) CCNP
5 3 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.17%) ISEB
5 3 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.78%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.78%) PhD
7 1 (0.39%) CEH
7 1 (0.39%) CISM
7 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.34%) QA
2 3 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (21.09%) Docker
2 14 (5.47%) Ceph
3 10 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (3.91%) vSphere
4 7 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.56%) LXC
5 4 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.56%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 58 (22.66%) Puppet
2 52 (20.31%) Kubernetes
3 44 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (16.02%) Ansible
5 10 (3.91%) Cobbler
6 6 (2.34%) Grafana
6 6 (2.34%) OpenNMS
6 6 (2.34%) Prometheus
6 6 (2.34%) Terraform
7 4 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (1.56%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.56%) vRealize
8 3 (1.17%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.17%) Mesos
8 3 (1.17%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.78%) Marathon
10 1 (0.39%) Consul
10 1 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (17.19%) Google
2 32 (12.50%) Oracle
3 30 (11.72%) VMware
4 23 (8.98%) Red Hat
5 21 (8.20%) IBM
6 12 (4.69%) Microsoft
7 11 (4.30%) Tableau
8 7 (2.73%) Intel
8 7 (2.73%) NetApp
9 6 (2.34%) New Relic
9 6 (2.34%) SAP
9 6 (2.34%) Splunk
10 5 (1.95%) NVIDIA
11 3 (1.17%) Arista
11 3 (1.17%) F5
11 3 (1.17%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.17%) Meraki
11 3 (1.17%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.17%) Thales
11 3 (1.17%) VocaLink