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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 59 70 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -30
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 4 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.80% 0.98% 3.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% 2.45% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
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
140 245 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.11% 40.10% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 101 189 67
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 27 May 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Watford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 16 (80.00%) Degree
2 14 (70.00%) System Testing
3 13 (65.00%) Retail
3 13 (65.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 12 (60.00%) E-Commerce
5 11 (55.00%) UNIX
5 11 (55.00%) XML
5 11 (55.00%) Java
5 11 (55.00%) SQL
6 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (50.00%) Flash
6 10 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (45.00%) DbVisualizer
7 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
7 9 (45.00%) LoadRunner
7 9 (45.00%) Regression Testing
7 9 (45.00%) MQSeries
7 9 (45.00%) IBM
7 9 (45.00%) HP
7 9 (45.00%) DB2
7 9 (45.00%) J2EE
8 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
9 6 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Project Management
10 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
10 5 (25.00%) ISTQB

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (45.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) DB2
1 9 (45.00%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (45.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) TestNG
3 1 (5.00%) JBehave
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 13 (65.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 4 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Change Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) XML
3 10 (50.00%) Flash
4 9 (45.00%) J2EE
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) System Testing
2 12 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (45.00%) Regression Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Change Control
8 2 (10.00%) People Management
8 2 (10.00%) Content Management
9 1 (5.00%) Document Management
9 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
9 1 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Degree
2 13 (65.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) IBM
1 9 (45.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) hybris