Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 181 133
Rank change year-on-year +12 -48 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 33 33 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.86% 0.74% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.92% 3.12% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 71
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £32,700 £27,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -17.65%

ISEB is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,129 1,059 1,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.54% 23.89% 29.64%
Number of salaries quoted 774 890 1,053
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,800
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £67,300
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for ISEB in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for ISEB 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 6 months to 19 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +17 7 £40,000 +6.67% 1
St Albans +11 5 £40,000 -15.79%
Hatfield +6 4 £35,750 -
Letchworth - 4 - -
Stevenage +3 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £47,500 -
Watford -12 1 £30,000 -45.45%
ISEB
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
2 13 (39.39%) ISTQB
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Finance
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 9 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 9 (27.27%) Degree
5 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (24.24%) Selenium
6 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
7 7 (21.21%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (18.18%) User Stories
8 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
8 6 (18.18%) CRM
8 6 (18.18%) UML
9 5 (15.15%) SAP
9 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.15%) CMS
9 5 (15.15%) QA
9 5 (15.15%) EPiServer
9 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
10 4 (12.12%) SDLC
10 4 (12.12%) Power BI
10 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (12.12%) System Testing
10 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services

ISEB
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) CMS
1 5 (15.15%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Postilion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) ATM
1 3 (9.09%) SMS
2 1 (3.03%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (12.12%) Power BI
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Lead Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) QA Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Business Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Business Project Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Project Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Service Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.06%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Flash
1 3 (9.09%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL
5 7 (21.21%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
6 6 (18.18%) CRM
6 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 6 (18.18%) UML
6 6 (18.18%) User Stories
7 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
7 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.12%) SDLC
8 4 (12.12%) System Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) C++
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) ISTQB
2 9 (27.27%) Degree
2 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.09%) CBAP
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) GDPR
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) Cadence
4 2 (6.06%) HP