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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 97 113 113
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 41 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.99% 1.50% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.99% 5.37% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 11
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,495 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.19%

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
513 633 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.92% 27.96% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 409 470 483
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +11 22 £42,500 +6.25%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £27,000 -
Letchworth - 2 - - 1
Harpenden - 1 £42,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £47,500 -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 71 (75.53%) ISTQB
2 58 (61.70%) Selenium
3 57 (60.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 49 (52.13%) Microsoft
5 46 (48.94%) SQL
6 42 (44.68%) MS Excel
7 39 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (41.49%) JIRA
8 37 (39.36%) Finance
9 36 (38.30%) Manual Testing
10 34 (36.17%) Test Scripting
11 33 (35.11%) Automated Testing
12 32 (34.04%) QA
13 28 (29.79%) Banking
14 27 (28.72%) MS Visio
15 24 (25.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 22 (23.40%) Scrum
17 20 (21.28%) Software Testing
18 17 (18.09%) TDD
19 14 (14.89%) ATM
19 14 (14.89%) NCR
19 14 (14.89%) Risk Analysis
19 14 (14.89%) WebDriver
19 14 (14.89%) BDD
19 14 (14.89%) Postilion
20 13 (13.83%) Degree
21 11 (11.70%) Test Strategy
21 11 (11.70%) SDLC
22 10 (10.64%) Project Management
23 9 (9.57%) Unit Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 42 (44.68%) MS Excel
2 27 (28.72%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.19%) MS Office
4 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Postilion
2 2 (2.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.19%) MySQL
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (61.70%) Selenium
2 39 (41.49%) JIRA
3 14 (14.89%) WebDriver
4 9 (9.57%) Robot Framework
5 4 (4.26%) Appium
6 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.19%) JMeter
6 3 (3.19%) Subversion
7 2 (2.13%) Calabash
7 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.13%) TestRail
8 1 (1.06%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.06%) Protractor
8 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (39.36%) Finance
2 28 (29.79%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Legal
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Back Office
4 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (78.72%) Analyst
2 73 (77.66%) Test Analyst
3 18 (19.15%) Automation Test Analyst
4 17 (18.09%) Manual Test Analyst
5 14 (14.89%) Postilion Analyst
6 9 (9.57%) QA Leader
7 6 (6.38%) Regression Test Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) UAT Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) UAT Test Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Software Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Test Leader
8 4 (4.26%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Tester
9 3 (3.19%) Developer
9 3 (3.19%) QA Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.19%) Gherkin
2 3 (3.19%) REST
2 3 (3.19%) SOAP
2 3 (3.19%) Web Services
3 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.06%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.06%) Fintech
2 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Windows
1 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (60.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 39 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (38.30%) Manual Testing
4 34 (36.17%) Test Scripting
5 33 (35.11%) Automated Testing
6 22 (23.40%) Scrum
7 20 (21.28%) Software Testing
8 17 (18.09%) TDD
9 14 (14.89%) BDD
9 14 (14.89%) Risk Analysis
10 11 (11.70%) SDLC
10 11 (11.70%) Test Strategy
11 10 (10.64%) Project Management
12 9 (9.57%) Unit Testing
13 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
14 7 (7.45%) Automation Testing
14 7 (7.45%) Regression Testing
14 7 (7.45%) Test Automation
14 7 (7.45%) User Stories
15 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.94%) SQL
2 5 (5.32%) C#
2 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.19%) Java
4 3 (3.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (75.53%) ISTQB
2 24 (25.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (13.83%) Degree
4 3 (3.19%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.19%) PMP
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.06%) CBAP
6 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (34.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (52.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.89%) NCR
3 1 (1.06%) Snow
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