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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 108 137
Rank change year-on-year -27 +29  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.52% 1.39% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 4.16% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 33
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £34,700 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £50,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 613 769 1002
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 29.04% 33.38% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 487 624 799
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Welwyn Garden City -1 3 £65,000 -
Letchworth - 2 - - 1
Watford -16 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £28,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £31,500 -
ISEB
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) ISTQB
3 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 14 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (37.14%) Selenium
6 11 (31.43%) SQL
6 11 (31.43%) ITIL
6 11 (31.43%) Finance
6 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (28.57%) MS Visio
7 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 9 (25.71%) QA
9 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
9 8 (22.86%) Degree
10 7 (20.00%) JIRA
11 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
11 6 (17.14%) Banking
12 5 (14.29%) Scrum
13 4 (11.43%) Validation
13 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (11.43%) Retail
13 4 (11.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
13 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
13 4 (11.43%) System Testing
13 4 (11.43%) QMS
13 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
13 4 (11.43%) CBAP

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:

Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Selenium
2 7 (20.00%) JIRA
3 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.71%) JMeter
4 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.71%) WATIR
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) Robot Framework
5 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Test Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Manual Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Postilion Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Environment And Release Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Environment Manager
6 2 (5.71%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.57%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Life Science
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 14 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL
4 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.43%) QMS
8 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.43%) System Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Validation
9 3 (8.57%) Critical Success Factor
9 3 (8.57%) Financial Modelling
9 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
9 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) Service Design
9 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) ISTQB
2 8 (22.86%) Degree
3 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (11.43%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Cadence
2 3 (8.57%) NCR
2 3 (8.57%) Snow
3 2 (5.71%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
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