The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 44 62
Rank change year-on-year -12 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Python 11 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.00% 2.65% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.79% 5.99% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 9
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% -11.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,900 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 290 217 276
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 52.63% 44.29% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 240 172 204
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,350 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Watford

Python
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Python in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for Python.

1 20 (68.97%) Unix
2 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 19 (65.52%) Shell Script
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (62.07%) JIRA
3 18 (62.07%) Java
4 15 (51.72%) C#
4 15 (51.72%) HP UFT
4 15 (51.72%) TDD
4 15 (51.72%) Selenium
4 15 (51.72%) Test Scripting
4 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (51.72%) Test Automation
4 15 (51.72%) WebDriver
4 15 (51.72%) BDD
5 12 (41.38%) Finance
5 12 (41.38%) Functional Testing
6 11 (37.93%) Oracle
7 10 (34.48%) Scrum
7 10 (34.48%) QA
8 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
9 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
9 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
9 7 (24.14%) DNS
10 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
10 6 (20.69%) Web Services
11 5 (17.24%) DevOps
11 5 (17.24%) Confluence
12 4 (13.79%) R
12 4 (13.79%) Data Architecture

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) Confluence
3 4 (13.79%) Apache
4 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.45%) Drupal
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) GitHub
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DNS
1 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) LDAP
3 3 (10.34%) SSH
4 2 (6.90%) ICMP
4 2 (6.90%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) DB2
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) JIRA
2 15 (51.72%) HP UFT
2 15 (51.72%) Selenium
2 15 (51.72%) WebDriver
3 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
4 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.34%) JUnit
5 3 (10.34%) Maven
5 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.90%) Ant
6 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) French Language
3 2 (6.90%) Games
3 2 (6.90%) German Language
3 2 (6.90%) Swedish Language
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
1 12 (41.38%) Automation Test Analyst
1 12 (41.38%) Test Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Data Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) Middleware
3 3 (10.34%) Gherkin
3 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.34%) RESTful
3 3 (10.34%) SOAP
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) J2EE
5 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Fintech
2 3 (10.34%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Unix
2 19 (65.52%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) AIX
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) BDD
2 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (51.72%) TDD
2 15 (51.72%) Test Automation
2 15 (51.72%) Test Scripting
3 12 (41.38%) Functional Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Scrum
5 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
6 5 (17.24%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) Analytics
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (13.79%) Data Analytics
7 4 (13.79%) Data Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
7 4 (13.79%) IT Strategy
7 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
7 4 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (10.34%) Kanban
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Shell Script
2 18 (62.07%) Java
3 15 (51.72%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
4 4 (13.79%) R
5 3 (10.34%) Bourne shell
5 3 (10.34%) C-shell
5 3 (10.34%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) Go
7 1 (3.45%) Jython
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
1 3 (10.34%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) Terraform
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Teradata
3 3 (10.34%) Atlassian
3 3 (10.34%) BMC
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.34%) Thales
3 3 (10.34%) VocaLink
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) hybris
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
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