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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 53 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 14 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.79% 0.66% 4.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.22% 1.64% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 19
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
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
137 183 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.29% 40.22% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 108 147 94
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Watford region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Watford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 30 (69.77%) Degree
2 24 (55.81%) Retail
3 22 (51.16%) System Testing
3 22 (51.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (48.84%) Automated Testing
5 20 (46.51%) E-Commerce
5 20 (46.51%) HTML
5 20 (46.51%) Regression Testing
6 19 (44.19%) Java
6 19 (44.19%) SQL
6 19 (44.19%) XML
6 19 (44.19%) UNIX
7 18 (41.86%) ISTQB
8 16 (37.21%) Finance
8 16 (37.21%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (32.56%) WebSphere
9 14 (32.56%) Flash
9 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
10 13 (30.23%) QuickTest Pro
10 13 (30.23%) HP
10 13 (30.23%) J2EE
10 13 (30.23%) DB2
10 13 (30.23%) DbVisualizer
11 12 (27.91%) MQSeries
11 12 (27.91%) IBM
11 12 (27.91%) LoadRunner
12 10 (23.26%) Business Analysis
12 10 (23.26%) Change Management
12 10 (23.26%) QA
12 10 (23.26%) Integration Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 14 (32.56%) WebSphere
2 12 (27.91%) MQSeries
3 6 (13.95%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Project
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) DB2
1 13 (30.23%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (13.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (27.91%) LoadRunner
3 3 (6.98%) Selenium
3 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.33%) JBehave
5 1 (2.33%) TestNG
5 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.33%) Zephyr
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
General
1 24 (55.81%) Retail
2 16 (37.21%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Tester
2 14 (32.56%) Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Business Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Tester
4 8 (18.60%) Test Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Test Leader
6 4 (9.30%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Project Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Change Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Automation Team Leader
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Change Manager
8 1 (2.33%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Change Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Change Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) HTML
2 19 (44.19%) XML
3 14 (32.56%) Flash
4 13 (30.23%) J2EE
5 6 (13.95%) REST
5 6 (13.95%) SOAP
6 1 (2.33%) RESTful
6 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
4 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) UNIX
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) System Testing
2 21 (48.84%) Automated Testing
3 20 (46.51%) E-Commerce
3 20 (46.51%) Regression Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Business Analysis
4 10 (23.26%) Change Management
4 10 (23.26%) Integration Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Web Application Development
5 8 (18.60%) Project Management
5 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.95%) People Management
6 6 (13.95%) Content Management
7 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.98%) BPR
8 3 (6.98%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (6.98%) Workflow
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
1 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Degree
2 22 (51.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (41.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) HP
2 12 (27.91%) IBM
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) hybris
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
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