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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 127 107 95
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 24 40 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.07% 1.60% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.49% 5.01% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 49
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
687 798 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.51% 32.00% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 518 621 616
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Watford +3 6 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Letchworth +21 5 £29,500 -9.23%
Rickmansworth -10 5 £47,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -9 4 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £55,000 - 5
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (46.97%) SQL
2 29 (43.94%) Degree
3 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (37.88%) Retail
4 25 (37.88%) ISTQB
4 25 (37.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (30.30%) Automated Testing
5 20 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (30.30%) System Testing
6 19 (28.79%) Regression Testing
7 18 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 18 (27.27%) Scrum
8 17 (25.76%) PRINCE2
8 17 (25.76%) UNIX
9 16 (24.24%) QuickTest Pro
10 15 (22.73%) HTML
10 15 (22.73%) Software Testing
11 14 (21.21%) Java
11 14 (21.21%) XML
11 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
12 13 (19.70%) Flash
12 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
12 13 (19.70%) WebSphere
12 13 (19.70%) Finance
13 12 (18.18%) J2EE
13 12 (18.18%) DB2
13 12 (18.18%) MQSeries
13 12 (18.18%) LoadRunner
13 12 (18.18%) IBM

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (19.70%) WebSphere
2 12 (18.18%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) SMS
2 1 (1.52%) DVB
2 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) DB2
1 12 (18.18%) DbVisualizer
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (18.18%) LoadRunner
3 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.58%) Selenium
4 4 (6.06%) JIRA
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (4.55%) Toad
6 1 (1.52%) JUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.52%) Subversion
6 1 (1.52%) TestNG
6 1 (1.52%) JBehave
6 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.52%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (37.88%) Retail
2 13 (19.70%) Finance
3 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (16.67%) Banking
4 7 (10.61%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Local Government
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
7 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Analyst
2 20 (30.30%) Tester
3 14 (21.21%) Business Analyst
4 13 (19.70%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Software Test Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Tester
7 5 (7.58%) IT Business Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Test Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Junior
9 3 (4.55%) UML Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Junior Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) HTML
2 14 (21.21%) XML
3 13 (19.70%) Flash
4 12 (18.18%) J2EE
5 9 (13.64%) .NET
6 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.03%) SOAP
7 2 (3.03%) REST
8 1 (1.52%) D-Bus
8 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.06%) IVR
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.52%) STB
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) UNIX
2 9 (13.64%) Windows
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.30%) Automated Testing
2 20 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (30.30%) System Testing
3 19 (28.79%) Regression Testing
4 18 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 18 (27.27%) Scrum
5 17 (25.76%) PRINCE2
6 15 (22.73%) Software Testing
7 12 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (16.67%) Project Management
9 10 (15.15%) Business Analysis
10 9 (13.64%) Integration Testing
11 8 (12.12%) UML
12 7 (10.61%) Validation
12 7 (10.61%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
13 6 (9.09%) Change Management
14 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (7.58%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.97%) SQL
2 14 (21.21%) Java
3 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.61%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.06%) VBA
5 4 (6.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (43.94%) Degree
2 25 (37.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 25 (37.88%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (3.03%) HND
4 2 (3.03%) CCNA
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) IBM
1 12 (18.18%) HP
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) EMC
5 1 (1.52%) BMC
5 1 (1.52%) hybris
5 1 (1.52%) F5
5 1 (1.52%) Verint
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Sogeti
Posted: 11 days ago