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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 55 72 45
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Permanent jobs citing Python 23 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.99% 0.38% 4.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.30% 0.87% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 16
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
277 231 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 48.09% 43.50% 56.56%
Number of salaries quoted 226 162 161
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 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 27 (96.43%) Linux
2 26 (92.86%) C
3 16 (57.14%) Oracle
3 16 (57.14%) UNIX
3 16 (57.14%) AIX
3 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 15 (53.57%) Finance
4 15 (53.57%) Degree
4 15 (53.57%) Computer Science
4 15 (53.57%) Relational Database
4 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (53.57%) Shell Script
4 15 (53.57%) RDBMS
4 15 (53.57%) Informix
4 15 (53.57%) HPUX
4 15 (53.57%) XML
4 15 (53.57%) HTML
4 15 (53.57%) Perl
5 12 (42.86%) Java
6 11 (39.29%) C#
6 11 (39.29%) C++
6 11 (39.29%) Embedded C++
6 11 (39.29%) OO
6 11 (39.29%) Intel
6 11 (39.29%) Embedded Software Development
6 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
6 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
6 11 (39.29%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (32.14%) Banking
8 2 (7.14%) HP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
1 1 (3.57%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) Informix
1 15 (53.57%) RDBMS
1 15 (53.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Ant
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 15 (53.57%) Programmer
2 15 (53.57%) C Programmer
3 11 (39.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 11 (39.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (39.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (39.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Developer
4 7 (25.00%) C Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
1 15 (53.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Computer Science
1 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) UNIX
2 16 (57.14%) AIX
3 15 (53.57%) HPUX
4 11 (39.29%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
2 11 (39.29%) OO
2 11 (39.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.57%) OOP
3 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.57%) Validation
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C
2 15 (53.57%) Perl
2 15 (53.57%) Shell Script
3 12 (42.86%) Java
4 11 (39.29%) C#
4 11 (39.29%) C++
4 11 (39.29%) Embedded C++
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Jython
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Degree
2 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) Intel
3 2 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) hybris
4 1 (3.57%) IBM