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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 116 115 136
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 24 43 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.11% 1.67% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 5.56% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 11
Median salary £38,750 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +9.58% -5.19%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 552 773 733
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 25.45% 30.05% 31.32%
Number of salaries quoted 426 591 555
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £30,000 £26,992
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing ISEB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +12 11 £40,000 -
Letchworth - 3 - - 2
Watford -6 2 - -
Potters Bar - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £47,500 -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 67 (75.28%) ISTQB
2 57 (64.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 54 (60.67%) Selenium
4 51 (57.30%) Microsoft
5 45 (50.56%) SQL
6 41 (46.07%) MS Excel
7 35 (39.33%) Finance
7 35 (39.33%) JIRA
7 35 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (35.96%) Manual Testing
9 29 (32.58%) Test Scripting
9 29 (32.58%) Automated Testing
9 29 (32.58%) QA
10 28 (31.46%) MS Visio
11 27 (30.34%) Banking
12 22 (24.72%) Scrum
13 21 (23.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 16 (17.98%) Software Testing
15 15 (16.85%) TDD
16 14 (15.73%) Degree
16 14 (15.73%) WebDriver
17 13 (14.61%) BDD
18 11 (12.36%) Test Strategy
18 11 (12.36%) Postilion
18 11 (12.36%) Risk Analysis
18 11 (12.36%) ATM
18 11 (12.36%) NCR
19 9 (10.11%) Test Automation
19 9 (10.11%) SDLC
20 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing

ISEB
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 41 (46.07%) MS Excel
2 28 (31.46%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Postilion
2 2 (2.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (60.67%) Selenium
2 35 (39.33%) JIRA
3 14 (15.73%) WebDriver
4 6 (6.74%) Robot Framework
5 4 (4.49%) Appium
5 4 (4.49%) Subversion
6 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.37%) JMeter
6 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.25%) Calabash
7 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.25%) TestRail
8 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.12%) Protractor
8 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.12%) WATIR
General
1 35 (39.33%) Finance
2 27 (30.34%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Back Office
4 2 (2.25%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (83.15%) Analyst
2 70 (78.65%) Test Analyst
3 18 (20.22%) Automation Test Analyst
4 17 (19.10%) Manual Test Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Postilion Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) QA Leader
6 6 (6.74%) Regression Test Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) UAT Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) UAT Test Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Test Leader
7 5 (5.62%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Software Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (3.37%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) QA Manager
9 3 (3.37%) QA Test Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) .NET
2 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.25%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.25%) REST
2 2 (2.25%) SOAP
2 2 (2.25%) Web Services
3 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.12%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.12%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.12%) Fintech
3 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (64.04%) User Acceptance Testing
2 35 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (35.96%) Manual Testing
4 29 (32.58%) Automated Testing
4 29 (32.58%) Test Scripting
5 22 (24.72%) Scrum
6 16 (17.98%) Software Testing
7 15 (16.85%) TDD
8 13 (14.61%) BDD
9 11 (12.36%) Risk Analysis
9 11 (12.36%) Test Strategy
10 9 (10.11%) SDLC
10 9 (10.11%) Test Automation
11 8 (8.99%) ITIL
11 8 (8.99%) Project Management
11 8 (8.99%) Regression Testing
11 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.87%) Automation Testing
12 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.87%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.56%) SQL
2 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.49%) C#
3 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.25%) Java
4 2 (2.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (75.28%) ISTQB
2 21 (23.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (15.73%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) CBAP
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.12%) PMP
6 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (32.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (57.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.36%) NCR
3 3 (3.37%) Snow
4 1 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.12%) HP
4 1 (1.12%) SAP
4 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.12%) VMware
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