Period
to 25 May 2019

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 6 months to 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 66 64
Rank change year-on-year +32 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 54 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.32% 2.67% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.67% 4.86% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 30
Watford median annual salary £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% - +12.36%
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £79,750 £73,125 £77,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 395 514 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 46.25% 54.86% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 299 461 418
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £67,500 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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

Python
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Watford over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Python in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Python.

1 26 (48.15%) Java
2 24 (44.44%) DevOps
3 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (31.48%) SQL
5 16 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (27.78%) Go
6 15 (27.78%) Linux
7 14 (25.93%) C++
7 14 (25.93%) Degree
8 13 (24.07%) Scala
8 13 (24.07%) Perl
8 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
8 13 (24.07%) Rust
8 13 (24.07%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure as Code
8 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure Automation
9 12 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (22.22%) Retail
9 12 (22.22%) VMware
9 12 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (22.22%) Bash Shell
9 12 (22.22%) Puppet
9 12 (22.22%) Analytics
10 11 (20.37%) VMware Server
10 11 (20.37%) Postfix
10 11 (20.37%) Apache
10 11 (20.37%) SMTP
10 11 (20.37%) NFS

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 11 (20.37%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) DNS
1 11 (20.37%) Internet
1 11 (20.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.70%) Power BI
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.70%) Selenium
2 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.85%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.85%) Cobertura
3 1 (1.85%) Gradle
3 1 (1.85%) Snyk
3 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (22.22%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 11 (20.37%) Linux Specialist
4 9 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Web Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) WebOps Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Agile Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Data Scientist
6 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) LAMP
2 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 9 (16.67%) React
2 9 (16.67%) Web Services
3 8 (14.81%) HTML
4 7 (12.96%) Kafka
4 7 (12.96%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (12.96%) RESTful
5 2 (3.70%) .NET
5 2 (3.70%) .NET Core
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.70%) MDX
5 2 (3.70%) Node.js
5 2 (3.70%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.85%) boto
6 1 (1.85%) OAuth
6 1 (1.85%) OpenID
6 1 (1.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) User Experience
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) Fintech
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) DevOps
2 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure as Code
3 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure Automation
3 13 (24.07%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
4 12 (22.22%) Analytics
4 12 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 11 (20.37%) ITIL
6 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (18.52%) Web Analytics
6 10 (18.52%) Web Operations
7 8 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (12.96%) Neural Network
8 7 (12.96%) Scrum
9 5 (9.26%) Data Science
10 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
11 3 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
12 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) SQL
3 15 (27.78%) Go
4 14 (25.93%) C++
5 13 (24.07%) Perl
5 13 (24.07%) Rust
5 13 (24.07%) Scala
6 12 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.41%) VBA
9 2 (3.70%) C#
9 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.70%) R
10 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 12 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.70%) MCSA
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CEH
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.37%) iptables
2 11 (20.37%) NFS
2 11 (20.37%) Postfix
2 11 (20.37%) Samba
2 11 (20.37%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.85%) Mesos
2 1 (1.85%) Nessus
2 1 (1.85%) Nmap
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Rancher
2 1 (1.85%) Sysdig
2 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) VMware
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) Qualys
4 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.85%) Veracode