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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 94 106 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 65 38 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.70% 1.54% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.27% 4.77% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 35
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
786 796 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.64% 32.17% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 674 677 494
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +11 31 £55,000 -32.51%
Hemel Hempstead -4 7 £50,000 -
Borehamwood - 6 £27,500 -
Watford +4 5 £27,500 -35.29%
Letchworth -3 3 £29,500 -23.37% 1
Welwyn Garden City -8 3 - - 1
Hertford - 1 £45,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £43,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £32,500 - 2
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 35 (36.84%) Finance
4 29 (30.53%) Software Testing
5 26 (27.37%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (26.32%) Risk Management
6 25 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 25 (26.32%) SQL
6 25 (26.32%) Degree
7 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
8 20 (21.05%) Project Management
9 19 (20.00%) Scrum
10 18 (18.95%) ISTQB
10 18 (18.95%) MS Office
11 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
11 17 (17.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (17.89%) SDLC
12 15 (15.79%) QA
13 14 (14.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (14.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 13 (13.68%) Waterfall
14 13 (13.68%) Manual Testing
15 12 (12.63%) Regression Testing
16 11 (11.58%) HP UFT
16 11 (11.58%) .NET
16 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET
16 11 (11.58%) C#
16 11 (11.58%) Unit Testing
16 11 (11.58%) MVC
16 11 (11.58%) TDD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (1.05%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.05%) DB2
3 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.05%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) HP UFT
1 11 (11.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.53%) Selenium
3 4 (4.21%) LabVIEW
3 4 (4.21%) JIRA
4 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
General
1 35 (36.84%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Banking
3 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.32%) Retail
4 6 (6.32%) Legal
5 5 (5.26%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (47.37%) Analyst
2 26 (27.37%) Test Analyst
3 25 (26.32%) Project Manager
4 18 (18.95%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.53%) Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (9.47%) IT Business Analyst
6 9 (9.47%) Business Systems Analyst
6 9 (9.47%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (9.47%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Agile Project Manager
7 6 (6.32%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.32%) QA Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET
1 11 (11.58%) .NET
1 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (3.16%) HTML
3 2 (2.11%) jQuery
3 2 (2.11%) CSS
3 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.05%) XML
4 1 (1.05%) Flash
4 1 (1.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.47%) IVR
3 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.21%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.16%) iPhone
5 3 (3.16%) iPad
5 3 (3.16%) Spread Betting
5 3 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.11%) PMI
7 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 9 (9.47%) UNIX
3 6 (6.32%) Linux
4 3 (3.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 29 (30.53%) Software Testing
4 25 (26.32%) Risk Management
5 20 (21.05%) Project Management
6 19 (20.00%) Scrum
7 17 (17.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (17.89%) SDLC
8 13 (13.68%) Waterfall
8 13 (13.68%) Manual Testing
9 12 (12.63%) Regression Testing
10 11 (11.58%) MVC
10 11 (11.58%) Unit Testing
10 11 (11.58%) TDD
11 10 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (10.53%) Test Strategy
11 10 (10.53%) Line Management
12 9 (9.47%) ATDD
12 9 (9.47%) OWASP
12 9 (9.47%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.32%) SQL
2 11 (11.58%) C#
3 9 (9.47%) VBA
4 6 (6.32%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.26%) Java
6 4 (4.21%) C++
6 4 (4.21%) C
7 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (26.32%) Degree
2 18 (18.95%) ISTQB
3 14 (14.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (14.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
4 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.21%) HND
6 4 (4.21%) CCNA
6 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.21%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (3.16%) APMP
8 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.05%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.21%) Cisco
2 4 (4.21%) Verint
3 3 (3.16%) HP
4 2 (2.11%) IBM
5 1 (1.05%) Planview
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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