The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EFT in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EFT over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
Rank 140 131 144
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing EFT 9 1 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.050% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 0.13% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 21
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% -15.30%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +17.64%
EFT
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
813 767 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.79% 38.72% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 693 589 850
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

EFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing EFT across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EFT Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

EFT
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

EFT Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

EFT
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EFT within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £42,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £34,500 -
EFT
East of England

EFT
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing EFT 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 EFT.

1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) ATM
3 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (40.00%) UNIX
4 8 (40.00%) QA
4 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (30.00%) Retail
5 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) VB
5 6 (30.00%) IBM
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) EPoS
6 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (25.00%) Data Mining
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (25.00%) Usability Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (15.00%) Banking
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) Selenium
7 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing

EFT
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing EFT 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 EFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) EPoS Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) EPoS Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) SOA
3 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) VB
3 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle