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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 71 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 2 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.38% 3.53% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 6.25% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 3
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
230 208 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 43.40% 56.52% 61.31%
Number of salaries quoted 161 158 151
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) XML
2 12 (92.31%) C
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) Shell Script
2 12 (92.31%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) Perl
4 7 (53.85%) AIX
4 7 (53.85%) HPUX
4 7 (53.85%) Informix
4 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
4 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
4 7 (53.85%) Banking
4 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
5 5 (38.46%) Tuxedo
5 5 (38.46%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) Ansible
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.69%) Puppet
6 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Informix
1 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Programmer
2 7 (53.85%) C Programmer
3 5 (38.46%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) XML
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) AIX
2 7 (53.85%) HPUX
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) DevOps
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C
1 12 (92.31%) Shell Script
2 8 (61.54%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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