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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 45 44 59
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Python 19 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.36% 2.07% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 6.35% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 2
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 247 189 242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 43.64% 32.53% 49.19%
Number of salaries quoted 204 154 169
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £55,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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

Python
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Watford over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Watford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 38 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (76.60%) Java
3 32 (68.09%) Unix
4 31 (65.96%) C#
5 30 (63.83%) Finance
6 29 (61.70%) Linux
6 29 (61.70%) HP UFT
6 29 (61.70%) Selenium
7 26 (55.32%) Functional Testing
7 26 (55.32%) Scrum
8 24 (51.06%) QA
9 21 (44.68%) Shell Script
10 20 (42.55%) Automation Testing
11 17 (36.17%) JIRA
12 16 (34.04%) Test Scripting
12 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (34.04%) WebDriver
12 16 (34.04%) BDD
12 16 (34.04%) TDD
13 15 (31.91%) SQL
14 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (25.53%) Regression Testing
15 12 (25.53%) Oracle
16 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
16 9 (19.15%) RESTful
17 8 (17.02%) Banking
18 7 (14.89%) Zachman Framework
18 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
18 7 (14.89%) Spring
18 7 (14.89%) Maven

Python
Top Related 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 (14.89%) Confluence
1 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (61.70%) HP UFT
1 29 (61.70%) Selenium
2 17 (36.17%) JIRA
3 16 (34.04%) WebDriver
4 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
5 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
5 7 (14.89%) JUnit
5 7 (14.89%) Maven
5 7 (14.89%) SoapUI
6 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.26%) Ant
7 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.26%) gulp
7 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 30 (63.83%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Analyst
1 29 (61.70%) Test Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) Automation Test Analyst
3 13 (27.66%) QA Analyst
3 13 (27.66%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Data Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Developer
7 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (6.38%) Middleware Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Data Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) RESTful
2 7 (14.89%) Gherkin
2 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
2 7 (14.89%) Spring
3 5 (10.64%) Web Services
4 3 (6.38%) J2EE
4 3 (6.38%) Middleware
4 3 (6.38%) REST
4 3 (6.38%) SOAP
5 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.26%) Backbone.js
5 2 (4.26%) HTML
5 2 (4.26%) HTML5
5 2 (4.26%) jQuery
5 2 (4.26%) lodash
5 2 (4.26%) Node.js
5 2 (4.26%) React
5 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.13%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (2.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Fintech
3 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Unix
2 29 (61.70%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Solaris
4 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) Functional Testing
2 26 (55.32%) Scrum
3 20 (42.55%) Automation Testing
4 16 (34.04%) BDD
4 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (34.04%) TDD
4 16 (34.04%) Test Scripting
5 12 (25.53%) Regression Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (14.89%) Data Architecture
6 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
6 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Kanban
6 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
6 7 (14.89%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
6 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
6 7 (14.89%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) Java
2 31 (65.96%) C#
3 21 (44.68%) Shell Script
4 15 (31.91%) SQL
5 7 (14.89%) R
6 3 (6.38%) C++
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) Jython
7 2 (4.26%) AWK
7 2 (4.26%) ES6
7 2 (4.26%) Perl
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) Scala
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) Fortran
8 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (51.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Atlassian
2 7 (14.89%) Teradata
3 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) HP
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