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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 101 113 92
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 55 41 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.31% 1.61% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.34% 5.08% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 38
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -
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
749 807 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.46% 31.66% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 628 674 510
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 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 6 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 +9 23 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Hemel Hempstead -4 10 £50,000 -
Letchworth +2 5 £29,500 -9.23% 1
Welwyn Garden City -10 4 - -
Borehamwood - 4 £27,500 - 1
Watford +1 3 £27,500 -42.10%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.04%) Software Testing
3 27 (33.33%) Finance
3 27 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 26 (32.10%) SQL
5 24 (29.63%) Degree
5 24 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
7 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
8 20 (24.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (24.69%) ISTQB
8 20 (24.69%) SDLC
9 19 (23.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 19 (23.46%) Project Management
10 18 (22.22%) Risk Management
10 18 (22.22%) Scrum
11 15 (18.52%) Regression Testing
11 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
11 15 (18.52%) MS Office
12 14 (17.28%) HP UFT
12 14 (17.28%) Retail
12 14 (17.28%) QA
12 14 (17.28%) System Testing
13 13 (16.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (16.05%) Banking
14 12 (14.81%) Automated Testing
14 12 (14.81%) UNIX
14 12 (14.81%) Windows
14 12 (14.81%) Manual Testing
15 10 (12.35%) HP Quality Center

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.94%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.52%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) SMS
1 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.94%) DB2
3 4 (4.94%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) HP UFT
2 10 (12.35%) Selenium
3 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.17%) JIRA
5 4 (4.94%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.70%) LabVIEW
7 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.23%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.23%) JBehave
8 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.23%) Subversion
8 1 (1.23%) JUnit
8 1 (1.23%) TestNG
General
1 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Retail
3 13 (16.05%) Banking
4 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
5 7 (8.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (49.38%) Analyst
2 27 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 17 (20.99%) Project Manager
4 12 (14.81%) Business Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Test Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Software Test Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Business Systems Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Tester
9 5 (6.17%) IT Business Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) QA Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) .NET
2 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (7.41%) HTML
4 5 (6.17%) Flash
5 4 (4.94%) XML
5 4 (4.94%) J2EE
6 1 (1.23%) CSS
6 1 (1.23%) jQuery
6 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.88%) IVR
3 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.70%) iPhone
5 3 (3.70%) iPad
5 3 (3.70%) Spread Betting
5 3 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) PMI
7 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) UNIX
1 12 (14.81%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.04%) Software Testing
3 27 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 20 (24.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (24.69%) SDLC
5 19 (23.46%) Project Management
6 18 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 18 (22.22%) Scrum
7 15 (18.52%) Regression Testing
8 14 (17.28%) System Testing
9 13 (16.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (14.81%) Manual Testing
10 12 (14.81%) Automated Testing
11 10 (12.35%) Line Management
12 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 9 (11.11%) Business Analysis
13 8 (9.88%) Knowledge Management
13 8 (9.88%) Integration Testing
13 8 (9.88%) Validation
13 8 (9.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) SQL
2 8 (9.88%) T-SQL
2 8 (9.88%) Java
3 7 (8.64%) C#
4 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.41%) VBA
5 3 (3.70%) C
5 3 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (29.63%) Degree
2 20 (24.69%) ISTQB
3 19 (23.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.94%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (4.94%) HND
5 4 (4.94%) CCNA
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.70%) APMP
7 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) HP
2 5 (6.17%) IBM
3 4 (4.94%) Verint
3 4 (4.94%) Cisco
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) Planview
4 1 (1.23%) hybris
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 12 days ago
Stevenage
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago