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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 117 108 87
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 34 40 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.51% 1.58% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.97% 5.05% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 52
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £49,750 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
684 792 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.47% 31.38% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 530 640 603
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
Rickmansworth -3 9 £59,000 +24.21% 1
Letchworth +17 6 £29,500 -9.23% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £21,500 -
Welwyn Garden City -17 5 - -
Watford +8 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Borehamwood - 1 £27,500 - 1
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (44.78%) SQL
2 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (35.82%) Retail
3 24 (35.82%) Degree
3 24 (35.82%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (34.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (34.33%) Software Testing
5 21 (31.34%) ISTQB
6 20 (29.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (26.87%) Scrum
7 18 (26.87%) System Testing
8 17 (25.37%) Regression Testing
8 17 (25.37%) PRINCE2
9 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
9 16 (23.88%) E-Commerce
9 16 (23.88%) Finance
10 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
10 15 (22.39%) UNIX
10 15 (22.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (20.90%) QuickTest Pro
11 14 (20.90%) Banking
11 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
12 13 (19.40%) Project Management
12 13 (19.40%) HTML
12 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
13 12 (17.91%) XML
13 12 (17.91%) Java
13 12 (17.91%) Windows
14 11 (16.42%) Flash
14 11 (16.42%) JavaScript

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (16.42%) WebSphere
2 10 (14.93%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.43%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) SMS
2 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) DB2
2 10 (14.93%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (14.93%) LoadRunner
3 8 (11.94%) Selenium
4 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.97%) JIRA
6 2 (2.99%) Toad
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.49%) JBehave
7 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.49%) TestNG
7 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.49%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.49%) JUnit
7 1 (1.49%) Subversion
7 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.49%) LabVIEW
General
1 24 (35.82%) Retail
2 16 (23.88%) Finance
3 14 (20.90%) Banking
4 11 (16.42%) Telecoms
5 8 (11.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Analyst
2 19 (28.36%) Test Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Tester
4 10 (14.93%) Business Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Software Test Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Test Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Test Manager
9 4 (5.97%) Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) QA Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) HTML
2 12 (17.91%) XML
3 11 (16.42%) Flash
4 10 (14.93%) J2EE
5 7 (10.45%) .NET
6 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.99%) SOAP
7 2 (2.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.46%) IVR
4 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) iPhone
5 3 (4.48%) iPad
5 3 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.48%) Spread Betting
5 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) UNIX
2 12 (17.91%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Android
3 3 (4.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) Software Testing
3 20 (29.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (26.87%) Scrum
4 18 (26.87%) System Testing
5 17 (25.37%) Regression Testing
5 17 (25.37%) PRINCE2
6 16 (23.88%) E-Commerce
7 15 (22.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
9 13 (19.40%) Project Management
10 10 (14.93%) Business Analysis
11 9 (13.43%) Knowledge Management
11 9 (13.43%) Validation
12 8 (11.94%) Integration Testing
12 8 (11.94%) Risk Management
12 8 (11.94%) Line Management
13 6 (8.96%) UML
13 6 (8.96%) Manual Testing
14 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) SQL
2 12 (17.91%) Java
3 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.43%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.97%) VBA
5 4 (5.97%) C#
6 1 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) Degree
2 23 (34.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (31.34%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.48%) HND
4 3 (4.48%) CCNA
4 3 (4.48%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.49%) APMP
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.49%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) HP
2 10 (14.93%) IBM
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco
4 2 (2.99%) Verint
5 1 (1.49%) hybris
5 1 (1.49%) Planview
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £58000 - £63000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago