The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Bishop's Stortford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 7 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bishop's Stortford 25.93% 2.22% 8.62%
As % of the General category 41.18% 25.00% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Average salary £50,000 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.29% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Finance
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bishop's Stortford region.

General Category
Bishop's Stortford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bishop's Stortford 62.96% 8.89% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 13
Average salary £50,000 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.93% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bishop's Stortford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Bishop's Stortford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bishop's Stortford

Finance
Salary Trend in Bishop's Stortford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Bishop's Stortford region.

Finance Salary Trend in Bishop's Stortford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bishop's Stortford

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bishop's Stortford region citing Finance 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 Finance.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
3 6 (66.67%) Struts
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) UNIX
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) Struts2
5 4 (44.44%) JSP
6 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (33.33%) Sybase
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) JUnit
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) J2SE
6 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 2 (22.22%) Apache
7 2 (22.22%) Ant
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) Spring
7 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
8 1 (11.11%) Banking
8 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
8 1 (11.11%) Derivative
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Equities

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bishop's Stortford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bishop's Stortford region citing Finance 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 Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
General
1 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Struts
2 4 (44.44%) JSP
2 4 (44.44%) Struts2
3 3 (33.33%) J2SE
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Equities
1 1 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft