The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 10 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 10.71% 2.94% 6.52%
As % of the General category 20.00% 10.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +124.48%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 Hertford region.

General Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 53.57% 29.41% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 15
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £40,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

Finance
Salary Trend in Hertford

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

Finance Salary Trend in Hertford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) OOD
1 4 (50.00%) NFS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Law
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
1 4 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) WCF
1 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (50.00%) MSTest
1 4 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (50.00%) NMock
1 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertford 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MSTest
1 4 (50.00%) NMock
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
1 4 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
1 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (50.00%) C# Programmer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Programmer
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Programmer
1 4 (50.00%) Web Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Service Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (50.00%) WCF
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (50.00%) OOD
1 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft