Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 79 76
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 5 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.51% 0.88% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 3.27% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 29
Watford median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +20.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,225 £22,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £80,000 £57,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -23.08%

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 231 275 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 23.74% 26.91% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 213 224 310
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,225 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,125 £67,625
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Zephyr
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) ODBC
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (20.00%) C-shell
4 1 (20.00%) Fintech
4 1 (20.00%) Thales
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) VocaLink
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) AIX

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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Migration Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Migration Manager
1 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Unix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ODBC
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (20.00%) C-shell
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) BMC
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Thales
1 1 (20.00%) VocaLink