The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 60 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Python 3 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.60% 1.80% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 3.89% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 1
Average salary £62,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Python
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
235 283 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 47.19% 46.32% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 168 227 116
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Python
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Watford region.

Python Salary Trend in Watford

Python
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Watford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Tuxedo
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) hybris
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Drupal
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Magento
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Jython

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Tuxedo
2 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSL
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Jython
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) PHP5
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) hybris
3 1 (12.50%) Intel