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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 56 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 3 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.53% 3.91% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% 14.18% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +101.08%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.89% +10.00%
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
141 141 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.00% 27.54% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 128 111 144
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 14 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Toad
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) PuTTY
3 2 (28.57%) SSH
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Budget Control
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Telnet
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) BASE24
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) PuTTY
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
1 2 (28.57%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Toad
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Junior
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) QC Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Unix Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Unix Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Budget Control
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) V-Model
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Volume Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle