Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 97 84
Rank change year-on-year +56 -13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 66 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.92% 0.39% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 1.72% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 61 4 8
Watford median annual salary £65,000 £56,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% -6.25% +20.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £42,250 £32,225
90th Percentile £92,500 £83,500 £80,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -18.18%

Security Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Watford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 264 233 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 27.67% 22.71% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 212 207 223
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,672
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £67,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared 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 in Watford.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Watford

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Watford over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 60 (90.91%) Migration
1 60 (90.91%) Data Migration
2 59 (89.39%) SC Cleared
3 45 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (63.64%) Data Quality
5 39 (59.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 37 (56.06%) ETL
7 36 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (51.52%) SQL Server
9 32 (48.48%) C#
10 28 (42.42%) SQL
11 27 (40.91%) JIRA
12 26 (39.39%) Reference Data
12 26 (39.39%) XML
13 23 (34.85%) TDD
13 23 (34.85%) Test Automation
13 23 (34.85%) BDD
14 22 (33.33%) Scrum
14 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
14 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
14 22 (33.33%) Project Management
15 21 (31.82%) PL/SQL
15 21 (31.82%) Oracle
15 21 (31.82%) Data Analysis
15 21 (31.82%) Data Mapping
15 21 (31.82%) Master Data Management
16 20 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (24.24%) Time Management
17 16 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 20 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (40.91%) JIRA
2 9 (13.64%) Subversion
3 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.03%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 21 (31.82%) Data Migration Developer
2 21 (31.82%) Developer
3 17 (25.76%) Scrum Master
3 17 (25.76%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
4 16 (24.24%) Consultant
4 16 (24.24%) Data Consultant
4 16 (24.24%) Data Migration Consultant
4 16 (24.24%) Data Migration Lead
4 16 (24.24%) Migration Consultant
5 15 (22.73%) ETL Developer
5 15 (22.73%) Oracle Developer
5 15 (22.73%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 15 (22.73%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 15 (22.73%) SQL Developer
5 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Data Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Data Migration Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) XML
2 14 (21.21%) JSON
3 6 (9.09%) .NET
3 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.09%) HTML
4 5 (7.58%) RESTful
4 5 (7.58%) XSD
5 1 (1.52%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (39.39%) Reference Data
3 6 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (90.91%) Data Migration
1 60 (90.91%) Migration
2 45 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (59.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 37 (56.06%) ETL
5 36 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (34.85%) BDD
6 23 (34.85%) TDD
6 23 (34.85%) Test Automation
7 22 (33.33%) Project Management
7 22 (33.33%) Scrum
8 21 (31.82%) Data Analysis
8 21 (31.82%) Data Mapping
8 21 (31.82%) Master Data Management
9 16 (24.24%) PRINCE2
9 16 (24.24%) Time Management
10 6 (9.09%) Change Management
10 6 (9.09%) CRM
10 6 (9.09%) Process Management
10 6 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) C#
2 28 (42.42%) SQL
3 21 (31.82%) PL/SQL
4 15 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.58%) C++
6 5 (7.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (89.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (63.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.82%) Oracle
3 9 (13.64%) Talend