Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 167 147
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 34 48 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.10% 1.01% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.64% 4.15% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 28 46 45
Hertfordshire median annual salary £43,750 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £34,100 £23,750 £30,300
90th Percentile £48,825 £63,750 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +4.17%

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 935 1,158 1,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 30.27% 24.43% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 667 939 905
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 +36 15 £45,000 -
Letchworth +7 4 - -
Watford +7 3 £47,500 +22.58%
Stevenage -20 2 £38,750 +10.71%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £32,000 -
ISEB
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 22 (64.71%) Test Automation
2 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) Degree
4 10 (29.41%) CRM
4 10 (29.41%) Finance
5 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
5 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
5 9 (26.47%) UML
5 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
5 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
5 9 (26.47%) User Stories
6 8 (23.53%) Process Improvement
6 8 (23.53%) Business Process Mapping
6 8 (23.53%) User Experience
6 8 (23.53%) WebDriver
6 8 (23.53%) Selenium
6 8 (23.53%) Service Design
7 7 (20.59%) SQL
7 7 (20.59%) TETRA
7 7 (20.59%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Electronics
8 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) ITIL
9 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
9 5 (14.71%) SDLC
9 5 (14.71%) DevOps
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (14.71%) QA
9 5 (14.71%) Collaborative Working

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) TETRA
2 4 (11.76%) VoIP
3 1 (2.94%) ATM
3 1 (2.94%) SMS
3 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Power BI
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Selenium
1 8 (23.53%) WebDriver
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) JMeter
3 2 (5.88%) Ranorex
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.94%) NeoLoad
4 1 (2.94%) Redmine
4 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.94%) TestLink
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
3 6 (17.65%) Electronics
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Business Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Tester
4 6 (17.65%) Software Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Web Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Web Business Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Business Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) UX Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) QA Automation Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Software Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.94%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (2.94%) EPoS
2 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Test Automation
2 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) CRM
4 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
4 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
4 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
4 9 (26.47%) UML
4 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (26.47%) User Stories
5 8 (23.53%) Business Process Mapping
5 8 (23.53%) Process Improvement
5 8 (23.53%) Service Design
6 7 (20.59%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (14.71%) DevOps
7 5 (14.71%) ITIL
7 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
7 5 (14.71%) SDLC
8 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) C#
2 4 (11.76%) C++
2 4 (11.76%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Lua
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MBCS
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) PA-DSS
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft