The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 103 136 117
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -19
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 43 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.90% 1.26% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.28% 4.12% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 31
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
ISEB
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
685 704 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.28% 30.70% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 521 536 626
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +15 10 £46,068 -7.86%
Rickmansworth +11 10 £42,500 -10.52%
Borehamwood - 7 £35,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 4 £30,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +14 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead +7 1 £27,500 +27.90%
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 - 1
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 40 (58.82%) Finance
2 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (41.18%) ISTQB
4 21 (30.88%) Project Management
5 17 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (23.53%) HP
7 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
7 15 (22.06%) Selenium
7 15 (22.06%) Software Testing
8 14 (20.59%) Performance Testing
8 14 (20.59%) Web Services
8 14 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (19.12%) Retail
10 12 (17.65%) Time Management
10 12 (17.65%) QA
10 12 (17.65%) Resource Management
10 12 (17.65%) MS Office
11 11 (16.18%) PRINCE2
11 11 (16.18%) Automated Testing
12 10 (14.71%) JIRA
12 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
12 10 (14.71%) Test Scripting
12 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
12 10 (14.71%) SQL
12 10 (14.71%) Waterfall
13 9 (13.24%) Oracle
13 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (11.76%) Validation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.65%) MS Office
3 8 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Selenium
2 10 (14.71%) JIRA
3 6 (8.82%) HP UFT
4 5 (7.35%) Appium
4 5 (7.35%) JMeter
4 5 (7.35%) LoadRunner
4 5 (7.35%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (58.82%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Retail
3 5 (7.35%) Legal
4 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Analyst
2 23 (33.82%) Test Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Service Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Tester
4 8 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.76%) Resource Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) Test Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Automation Tester
6 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Automation Test Lead
7 5 (7.35%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) IT Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Java Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Performance Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) Web Services
2 5 (7.35%) Gherkin
2 5 (7.35%) HTML
2 5 (7.35%) REST
2 5 (7.35%) SOAP
3 4 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) NHS
3 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.35%) EPoS
4 3 (4.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
1 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) Project Management
3 17 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (22.06%) Software Testing
5 14 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (20.59%) Performance Testing
6 12 (17.65%) Resource Management
6 12 (17.65%) Time Management
7 11 (16.18%) Automated Testing
7 11 (16.18%) PRINCE2
8 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
8 10 (14.71%) Test Scripting
8 10 (14.71%) Waterfall
9 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.76%) CMMI
10 8 (11.76%) Integration Testing
10 8 (11.76%) Manual Testing
10 8 (11.76%) PRINCE
10 8 (11.76%) Quality Management
10 8 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) C#
3 5 (7.35%) ANSI C
3 5 (7.35%) C
3 5 (7.35%) Java
4 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 14 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (11.76%) APMP
4 6 (8.82%) Degree
5 5 (7.35%) HP ASE
6 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) HP
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle
3 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.76%) Planview
4 5 (7.35%) Citrix
4 5 (7.35%) SAP
5 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco
5 4 (5.88%) Juniper
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago