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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 47 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 27 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.39% 1.09% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.30% 2.92% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 11
Average salary £42,500 £24,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.08% -54.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
203 137 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.01% 37.33% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 171 126 96
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Watford region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Watford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 26 (66.67%) Degree
2 19 (48.72%) Finance
3 17 (43.59%) Retail
3 17 (43.59%) ISTQB
4 15 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 15 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (35.90%) Regression Testing
6 13 (33.33%) SQL
6 13 (33.33%) HTML
6 13 (33.33%) Java
6 13 (33.33%) XML
6 13 (33.33%) UNIX
6 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 13 (33.33%) System Testing
7 12 (30.77%) Change Management
7 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
8 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (25.64%) QA
10 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
10 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
10 9 (23.08%) Project Management
11 8 (20.51%) Integration Testing
11 8 (20.51%) Web Application Development
11 8 (20.51%) Mobile App
12 7 (17.95%) DbVisualizer
12 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
12 7 (17.95%) Flash
12 7 (17.95%) HP
12 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
12 7 (17.95%) DB2

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.38%) Adobe CQ
2 6 (15.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Project
2 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) DB2
1 7 (17.95%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (15.38%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 17 (43.59%) Retail
3 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 15 (38.46%) Tester
3 12 (30.77%) Business Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Test Manager
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Tester
5 6 (15.38%) Project Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Change Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Change Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Change Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Change Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) HTML
1 13 (33.33%) XML
2 7 (17.95%) Flash
2 7 (17.95%) J2EE
3 6 (15.38%) SOAP
3 6 (15.38%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.51%) Mobile App
4 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Automated Testing
2 14 (35.90%) Regression Testing
3 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 13 (33.33%) System Testing
4 12 (30.77%) Change Management
4 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
5 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 9 (23.08%) Project Management
6 8 (20.51%) Web Application Development
6 8 (20.51%) Integration Testing
7 6 (15.38%) People Management
7 6 (15.38%) Content Management
8 4 (10.26%) BPR
8 4 (10.26%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Workflow
9 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
10 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Java
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) Degree
2 17 (43.59%) ISTQB
3 15 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) HP
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) IBM
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, 25 day holiday
Posted: 6 days ago