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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 93 89 128
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +39
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 50 44 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.17% 2.19% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.14% 7.36% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 36 36
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,050 £64,750 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
814 598 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.30% 29.81% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 665 474 638
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
(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 +2 14 £50,000 +66.66% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £50,000 -
Stevenage +3 5 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Letchworth - 5 £38,500 -
Rickmansworth -8 2 £73,250 +22.08%
Hitchin -10 2 - -
Royston - 2 £22,500 -
Borehamwood 0 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 2
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (27.47%) Business Analysis
4 24 (26.37%) Degree
4 24 (26.37%) Project Management
5 21 (23.08%) Finance
5 21 (23.08%) Legal
6 20 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (20.88%) ISTQB
7 19 (20.88%) PRINCE2
8 17 (18.68%) UML
8 17 (18.68%) ISO 9001
8 17 (18.68%) Intranet
8 17 (18.68%) Data Security
8 17 (18.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (18.68%) Data Protection Act
8 17 (18.68%) Scrum
8 17 (18.68%) Business Continuity
8 17 (18.68%) Data Protection
8 17 (18.68%) PCI DSS
8 17 (18.68%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (18.68%) Information Governance
9 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
9 15 (16.48%) Windows
10 14 (15.38%) Waterfall
11 13 (14.29%) Retail
12 12 (13.19%) Use Case
12 12 (13.19%) Requirements Management
12 12 (13.19%) IDEF
12 12 (13.19%) Data Modelling

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (3.30%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) TPMS
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Project
3 4 (4.40%) MS Office
4 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.68%) Intranet
2 5 (5.49%) LAN
2 5 (5.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.30%) Subversion
2 3 (3.30%) Bugzilla
2 3 (3.30%) JIRA
3 2 (2.20%) JMeter
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
1 21 (23.08%) Legal
2 13 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (47.25%) Analyst
2 29 (31.87%) Business Analyst
3 17 (18.68%) Security Officer
3 17 (18.68%) Senior Analyst
3 17 (18.68%) Data Protection Officer
4 13 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 12 (13.19%) Business Architect
5 12 (13.19%) Senior Business Analyst
5 12 (13.19%) Architect
5 12 (13.19%) Senior Architect
6 10 (10.99%) Test Manager
7 8 (8.79%) Software Tester
7 8 (8.79%) Tester
8 5 (5.49%) Test Leader
8 5 (5.49%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Project Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) QA Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) REST
1 3 (3.30%) SOAP
1 3 (3.30%) XML
1 3 (3.30%) HTML
2 2 (2.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (18.68%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) EPoS
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Windows
2 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
2 5 (5.49%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.47%) Business Analysis
3 24 (26.37%) Project Management
4 20 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (20.88%) PRINCE2
6 17 (18.68%) UML
6 17 (18.68%) Data Security
6 17 (18.68%) Scrum
6 17 (18.68%) Business Continuity
6 17 (18.68%) Data Protection
6 17 (18.68%) Information Governance
7 14 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 12 (13.19%) Use Case
8 12 (13.19%) Requirements Management
8 12 (13.19%) IDEF
8 12 (13.19%) Data Modelling
8 12 (13.19%) BPMN
9 11 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (10.99%) Programme Management
10 10 (10.99%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) SQL
2 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (26.37%) Degree
2 19 (20.88%) ISTQB
3 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.49%) APMP
5 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.10%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.68%) ISO 9001
1 17 (18.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (18.68%) PCI DSS
2 9 (9.89%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (18.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) HP
3 5 (5.49%) VMware
4 4 (4.40%) Citrix
5 3 (3.30%) SAP
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle
6 2 (2.20%) Planview
6 2 (2.20%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.10%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.10%) CODA
7 1 (1.10%) Sage
Hertfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Willmott Dixon
Salary: £30-£37k plus bonus
Posted: 25 days ago