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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 110 105 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 29 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.33% 1.88% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.96% 6.31% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 23
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
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
585 602 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.91% 29.83% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 462 475 493
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Borehamwood - 5 £40,000 - 1
Hitchin - 5 - -
Rickmansworth - 5 £45,000 -
Watford -9 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Welwyn Garden City +5 1 - -
Stevenage -6 1 £40,000 +63.26%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 63 (76.83%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (52.44%) ISTQB
3 40 (48.78%) Finance
4 33 (40.24%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (36.59%) Waterfall
6 23 (28.05%) SQL
6 23 (28.05%) PRINCE2
6 23 (28.05%) Scrum
6 23 (28.05%) Selenium
7 20 (24.39%) Validation
8 19 (23.17%) JIRA
9 18 (21.95%) TDD
9 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
10 17 (20.73%) Performance Testing
10 17 (20.73%) Test Strategy
11 16 (19.51%) Test Automation
11 16 (19.51%) Automated Testing
12 15 (18.29%) Degree
12 15 (18.29%) HP Quality Center
13 14 (17.07%) Retail
14 13 (15.85%) JMeter
14 13 (15.85%) Java
14 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
14 13 (15.85%) Manual Testing
15 12 (14.63%) Cucumber
15 12 (14.63%) BDD
15 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
15 12 (14.63%) HP
15 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
16 11 (13.41%) User Acceptance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.98%) MS Office
3 7 (8.54%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.10%) MS Project
5 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) PPP
2 2 (2.44%) PuTTY
2 2 (2.44%) SSH
2 2 (2.44%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.10%) MySQL
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (28.05%) Selenium
2 19 (23.17%) JIRA
3 13 (15.85%) JMeter
4 12 (14.63%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.76%) HP UFT
5 8 (9.76%) LoadRunner
6 7 (8.54%) Eclipse
6 7 (8.54%) Subversion
7 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.10%) Appium
8 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (6.10%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.88%) Toad
10 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.22%) WATIR
General
1 40 (48.78%) Finance
2 14 (17.07%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Legal
3 4 (4.88%) Retail Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (40.24%) Analyst
2 27 (32.93%) Test Analyst
3 18 (21.95%) Project Manager
4 14 (17.07%) Agile Project Manager
5 11 (13.41%) Service Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) Test Leader
7 8 (9.76%) Tester
8 7 (8.54%) Automation Tester
8 7 (8.54%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (8.54%) Test Manager
9 6 (7.32%) Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Test Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Automation Test Lead
10 5 (6.10%) Java Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Business IT Analyst
11 4 (4.88%) IT Analyst
11 4 (4.88%) Software Analyst
11 4 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) HTML
1 10 (12.20%) Web Services
2 8 (9.76%) XML
3 6 (7.32%) JSON
4 5 (6.10%) Gherkin
4 5 (6.10%) REST
4 5 (6.10%) SOAP
5 4 (4.88%) .NET
5 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.22%) CSS
6 1 (1.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (40.24%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.66%) Statistics
4 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.44%) IVR
4 2 (2.44%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) iPhone
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Unix
2 5 (6.10%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.44%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (76.83%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.59%) Waterfall
3 23 (28.05%) PRINCE2
3 23 (28.05%) Scrum
4 20 (24.39%) Validation
5 18 (21.95%) TDD
6 17 (20.73%) Performance Testing
6 17 (20.73%) Test Strategy
7 16 (19.51%) Automated Testing
7 16 (19.51%) Test Automation
8 13 (15.85%) Manual Testing
9 12 (14.63%) BDD
10 11 (13.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (12.20%) ATDD
12 8 (9.76%) Data Security
12 8 (9.76%) Regression Testing
12 8 (9.76%) Test Planning
13 7 (8.54%) Extreme Programming
13 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
13 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.05%) SQL
2 13 (15.85%) Java
3 9 (10.98%) C#
4 7 (8.54%) Ruby
5 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.66%) VBA
7 1 (1.22%) ANSI C
7 1 (1.22%) C
7 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (52.44%) ISTQB
2 15 (18.29%) Degree
3 9 (10.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.10%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (6.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.44%) APMP
6 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) HP
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco
3 2 (2.44%) Planview
3 2 (2.44%) Verint
4 1 (1.22%) Citrix
4 1 (1.22%) Rally
4 1 (1.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) VMware
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