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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 96 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 41 26 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.01% 1.35% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.55% 3.92% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 51
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.40%
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
626 663 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.69% 34.48% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 501 489 642
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +6 22 £42,500 +84.78% 3
Welwyn Garden City -1 7 - -
Stevenage - 4 £24,500 -
Hertford +7 2 £40,000 +23.07%
St Albans - 1 £50,000 -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 42 (41.58%) Degree
2 37 (36.63%) ISTQB
3 36 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (30.69%) Retail
5 30 (29.70%) Finance
6 28 (27.72%) SQL
6 28 (27.72%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (24.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 24 (23.76%) System Testing
9 23 (22.77%) QA
9 23 (22.77%) PRINCE2
9 23 (22.77%) Business Analysis
10 22 (21.78%) Automated Testing
10 22 (21.78%) HP
11 21 (20.79%) E-Commerce
12 20 (19.80%) Regression Testing
12 20 (19.80%) HP Quality Center
13 19 (18.81%) UNIX
13 19 (18.81%) HTML
13 19 (18.81%) Java
14 18 (17.82%) XML
15 17 (16.83%) Project Management
15 17 (16.83%) Scrum
16 15 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
16 15 (14.85%) Windows
17 14 (13.86%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (12.87%) WebSphere
18 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
18 13 (12.87%) Flash

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (12.87%) WebSphere
2 11 (10.89%) MQSeries
3 6 (5.94%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.99%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.94%) MS Project
3 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) LAN
1 2 (1.98%) SMS
1 2 (1.98%) SAN
2 1 (0.99%) Intranet
2 1 (0.99%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) DB2
1 12 (11.88%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (5.94%) MySQL
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.97%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (11.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (10.89%) LoadRunner
3 7 (6.93%) Subversion
4 4 (3.96%) JIRA
4 4 (3.96%) Selenium
4 4 (3.96%) Bugzilla
5 3 (2.97%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.97%) Toad
6 2 (1.98%) JMeter
6 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.99%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.99%) JUnit
7 1 (0.99%) TestNG
7 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.99%) JBehave
General
1 31 (30.69%) Retail
2 30 (29.70%) Finance
3 9 (8.91%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.93%) Banking
5 6 (5.94%) Legal
6 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.95%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.97%) Local Government
8 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (41.58%) Analyst
2 28 (27.72%) Tester
3 27 (26.73%) Business Analyst
4 14 (13.86%) Test Manager
4 14 (13.86%) Test Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) Senior Tester
6 8 (7.92%) QA Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Test Leader
7 7 (6.93%) Software Test Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Architect
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (5.94%) Architect
8 6 (5.94%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (5.94%) Software Tester
8 6 (5.94%) Project Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Business Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) HTML
2 18 (17.82%) XML
3 13 (12.87%) Flash
4 12 (11.88%) J2EE
5 6 (5.94%) SOAP
5 6 (5.94%) REST
6 5 (4.95%) .NET
7 4 (3.96%) Middleware
8 1 (0.99%) RESTful
8 1 (0.99%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.90%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) IVR
6 1 (0.99%) STB
6 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.81%) UNIX
2 15 (14.85%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.99%) Solaris
4 1 (0.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.76%) System Testing
3 23 (22.77%) Business Analysis
3 23 (22.77%) PRINCE2
4 22 (21.78%) Automated Testing
5 21 (20.79%) E-Commerce
6 20 (19.80%) Regression Testing
7 17 (16.83%) Project Management
7 17 (16.83%) Scrum
8 15 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (13.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (11.88%) Integration Testing
10 12 (11.88%) Test Scripting
10 12 (11.88%) Change Management
10 12 (11.88%) UML
11 11 (10.89%) Software Testing
12 10 (9.90%) Waterfall
12 10 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (7.92%) Web Application Development
14 7 (6.93%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.72%) SQL
2 19 (18.81%) Java
3 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (41.58%) Degree
2 37 (36.63%) ISTQB
3 25 (24.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (9.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.97%) APMP
7 1 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.77%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (19.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) HP
2 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.89%) IBM
3 11 (10.89%) Oracle
4 8 (7.92%) VMware
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco
5 2 (1.98%) Citrix
6 1 (0.99%) BMC
6 1 (0.99%) EMC
6 1 (0.99%) Planview
6 1 (0.99%) hybris
6 1 (0.99%) VocaLink
6 1 (0.99%) F5
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