The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 58 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 20 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.47% 0.19% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 0.52% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 2
Average salary £41,500 £26,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.60% -10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £26,500 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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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
200 193 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 34.72% 36.35% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 176 138 91
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £17,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Watford region.

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Watford

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Watford region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared.

1 20 (58.82%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (47.06%) HTML
3 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 15 (44.12%) CSS
5 13 (38.24%) Software Testing
6 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (35.29%) C++
6 12 (35.29%) SharePoint
6 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
7 11 (32.35%) Embedded C++
7 11 (32.35%) Intel
7 11 (32.35%) Linux
7 11 (32.35%) OO
7 11 (32.35%) Python
7 11 (32.35%) Java
7 11 (32.35%) C
7 11 (32.35%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (32.35%) Embedded Software Development
8 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
9 9 (26.47%) Workflow
9 9 (26.47%) CRM
9 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (23.53%) Process Management
10 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Project
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.94%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Software Engineer
1 11 (32.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 11 (32.35%) C++ Software Engineer
1 11 (32.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 11 (32.35%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Tester
3 7 (20.59%) Junior
4 6 (17.65%) QA Tester
4 6 (17.65%) Junior Tester
5 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Graduate
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET
2 16 (47.06%) HTML
3 15 (44.12%) CSS
4 4 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
1 11 (32.35%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Software Testing
2 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 11 (32.35%) OO
3 11 (32.35%) Embedded Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) CRM
4 9 (26.47%) Workflow
4 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (23.53%) Process Management
6 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) ETL
8 2 (5.88%) Web Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.94%) Change Control
9 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) C++
4 11 (32.35%) Java
4 11 (32.35%) C
4 11 (32.35%) Python
4 11 (32.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nessus
1 1 (2.94%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) Intel
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
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