The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 60 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 6 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.12% 1.39% 3.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.11% 3.09% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 12
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
ISEB
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Qualifications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
146 259 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.34% 44.89% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 105 205 73
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

ISEB
Salary Trend in Watford

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Watford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing ISEB 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 ISEB.

1 20 (71.43%) Degree
2 17 (60.71%) System Testing
3 16 (57.14%) Retail
3 16 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 16 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 16 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (53.57%) E-Commerce
4 15 (53.57%) HTML
5 14 (50.00%) Java
5 14 (50.00%) SQL
5 14 (50.00%) XML
5 14 (50.00%) UNIX
6 13 (46.43%) Flash
6 13 (46.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
6 13 (46.43%) WebSphere
7 12 (42.86%) J2EE
7 12 (42.86%) DB2
7 12 (42.86%) LoadRunner
7 12 (42.86%) MQSeries
7 12 (42.86%) IBM
7 12 (42.86%) HP
7 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (42.86%) DbVisualizer
8 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
9 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
9 7 (25.00%) Project Management
9 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
10 6 (21.43%) Change Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing ISEB 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 ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (46.43%) WebSphere
2 12 (42.86%) MQSeries
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) DB2
1 12 (42.86%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (42.86%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) TestNG
3 1 (3.57%) JBehave
3 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 16 (57.14%) Retail
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Tester
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 4 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Change Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Change Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Change Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 14 (50.00%) XML
3 13 (46.43%) Flash
4 12 (42.86%) J2EE
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) System Testing
2 16 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 16 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 15 (53.57%) E-Commerce
4 7 (25.00%) Project Management
4 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Change Management
6 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Change Control
7 4 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 2 (7.14%) People Management
8 2 (7.14%) Content Management
9 1 (3.57%) Document Management
9 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
9 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Degree
2 16 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) IBM
1 12 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) hybris
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