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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 70 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 7 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.22% 1.33% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.52% 3.70% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 5
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
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
199 189 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 34.55% 35.86% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 173 135 96
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Watford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (58.33%) Degree
1 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (33.33%) LabVIEW
4 4 (33.33%) C
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 2 (16.67%) Telnet
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Legal
6 2 (16.67%) SQL

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Telnet
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
1 2 (16.67%) PuTTY
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Toad
2 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
6 2 (16.67%) V-Model
7 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Volume Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
1 4 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP