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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 56 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Python 6 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.08% 1.54% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 2.75% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 10
Average salary £60,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.61% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
202 291 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.33% 55.96% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 175 200 159
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £58,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 8 February 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Watford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (77.27%) C
1 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (45.45%) Oracle
3 10 (45.45%) Unix
3 10 (45.45%) C++
3 10 (45.45%) AIX
3 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 10 (45.45%) Degree
4 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
4 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
4 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (40.91%) Fintech
4 9 (40.91%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) HPUX
4 9 (40.91%) Informix
4 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
4 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
4 9 (40.91%) C#
4 9 (40.91%) Perl
4 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) XML
5 8 (36.36%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Intel
6 7 (31.82%) Embedded C++
6 7 (31.82%) OO
7 6 (27.27%) Banking

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (4.55%) Drupal
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Informix
1 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
1 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) C Programmer
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
1 9 (40.91%) Programmer
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) C Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) IT Security Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Software Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) Firmware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 2 (9.09%) JPA
2 2 (9.09%) Regular Expression
2 2 (9.09%) RESTful
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
1 9 (40.91%) Fintech
2 1 (4.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) AIX
2 10 (45.45%) Unix
3 9 (40.91%) HPUX
4 8 (36.36%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) Embedded Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) OO
3 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (45.45%) C++
4 9 (40.91%) C#
4 9 (40.91%) Perl
4 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
5 7 (31.82%) Embedded C++
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.09%) Scala
7 1 (4.55%) Delphi
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nessus
1 2 (9.09%) Nmap
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) Intel
3 2 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) hybris
4 1 (4.55%) IBM