The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 107 107 111
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 38 49 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.53% 1.85% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 6.41% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 46 34
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
799 765 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.15% 28.85% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 619 611 594
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -25 6 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Rickmansworth +19 5 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Letchworth -4 5 £32,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +16 3 £32,500 -10.34%
St Albans - 2 £27,500 -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 33 (51.56%) SQL
2 19 (29.69%) ISTQB
3 17 (26.56%) Finance
3 17 (26.56%) Data Analysis
4 16 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 15 (23.44%) QA
6 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 10 (15.63%) Scrum
7 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
7 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2
8 9 (14.06%) Degree
9 8 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 7 (10.94%) ITIL
10 7 (10.94%) C#
10 7 (10.94%) Retail
10 7 (10.94%) Legal
11 6 (9.38%) Selenium
11 6 (9.38%) .NET
11 6 (9.38%) SAP
11 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
12 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (7.81%) Intranet
12 5 (7.81%) Data Security
12 5 (7.81%) MVC
12 5 (7.81%) Project Management
12 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
12 5 (7.81%) ISO 9001
12 5 (7.81%) MS Office

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) TPMS
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) Mingle
3 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Intranet
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) Broadband
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.56%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) OLAP
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Selenium
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.56%) NUnit
3 1 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.56%) Moq
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Retail
2 7 (10.94%) Legal
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (62.50%) Analyst
2 22 (34.38%) Business Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) Test Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Tester
5 7 (10.94%) Software Tester
6 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Security Officer
7 3 (4.69%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Business Objects Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Software Tester
8 2 (3.13%) C# Programmer
8 2 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.13%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) SAP XI
3 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.13%) GWT
3 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) SOAP
4 1 (1.56%) WCF
4 1 (1.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (6.25%) EPoS
3 3 (4.69%) EFT
4 1 (1.56%) Derivative
4 1 (1.56%) Equities
4 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) UNIX
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Data Analysis
2 16 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 10 (15.63%) Scrum
4 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2
5 8 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 7 (10.94%) ITIL
7 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.81%) Data Security
8 5 (7.81%) MVC
8 5 (7.81%) Project Management
8 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Business Continuity
8 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.81%) Information Governance
9 4 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) C#
3 4 (6.25%) VB
3 4 (6.25%) Java
4 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.69%) VB6
5 2 (3.13%) VBA
6 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) ISTQB
2 9 (14.06%) Degree
3 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.13%) MBCS
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) QA
2 5 (7.81%) ISO 9001
2 5 (7.81%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) SAP
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Business Objects
2 3 (4.69%) Planview
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) HP
3 2 (3.13%) CODA
3 2 (3.13%) Sage
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix
Watford
Hudson - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Upto 30%
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis IT
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 20 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pitney Bowes Software Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum 26 days paid annual leave + Pvt Med
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension Healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago