The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 407 569 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.36% 25.09% 27.27%
As % of the General category 49.94% 56.45% 54.70%
Number of salaries quoted 317 405 551
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £68,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
Finance
East of England

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

General Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
815 1008 1351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.77% 44.44% 49.85%
Number of salaries quoted 626 735 1068
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Finance Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Finance
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Watford -4 109 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Hemel Hempstead -4 42 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Hitchin +3 39 £43,500 -
Rickmansworth 0 37 £44,250 +28.26% 3
St Albans -16 29 £50,000 - 4
Welwyn Garden City -10 12 - - 1
Borehamwood - 9 £40,000 -
Letchworth 0 8 £37,500 - 1
Broxbourne - 3 £75,000 -
Stevenage -21 2 £33,500 -11.25% 1
Cheshunt - 2 £75,000 -
Hertford +7 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Harpenden +2 1 £21,000 -58.00%
Waltham Cross - 1 £45,000 - 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 269 (28.41%) SQL
2 248 (26.19%) Oracle
3 239 (25.24%) Java
4 188 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
5 167 (17.63%) Retail
6 149 (15.73%) Microsoft
7 145 (15.31%) Banking
8 137 (14.47%) XML
8 137 (14.47%) Linux
9 129 (13.62%) Project Management
10 115 (12.14%) JavaScript
11 112 (11.83%) .NET
12 110 (11.62%) Degree
13 105 (11.09%) Spring
14 104 (10.98%) UNIX
15 99 (10.45%) SQL Server
16 97 (10.24%) Web Services
17 96 (10.14%) J2EE
18 94 (9.93%) Middleware
19 93 (9.82%) Waterfall
20 91 (9.61%) SAP
21 90 (9.50%) Relational Database
22 86 (9.08%) Windows
23 85 (8.98%) MVC
24 84 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
25 78 (8.24%) WebSphere
25 78 (8.24%) PRINCE2
25 78 (8.24%) MS Excel
26 76 (8.03%) CSS
27 73 (7.71%) IBM

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 78 (8.24%) WebSphere
2 66 (6.97%) WebLogic
3 55 (5.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 48 (5.07%) SharePoint
5 39 (4.12%) JBoss
6 33 (3.48%) MQSeries
7 23 (2.43%) Tomcat
7 23 (2.43%) Tuxedo
8 22 (2.32%) Apache
9 21 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 20 (2.11%) Oracle Service Bus
10 20 (2.11%) AquaLogic
11 15 (1.58%) CMS
12 14 (1.48%) Apache Solr
13 13 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 13 (1.37%) IIS
14 11 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (1.16%) Lync
15 9 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 78 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 58 (6.12%) MS Office
3 28 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.58%) MS Project
6 5 (0.53%) SPSS
6 5 (0.53%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 44 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
1 44 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (3.91%) SAP FI/CO
2 37 (3.91%) SAP CO
2 37 (3.91%) SAP FI
3 34 (3.59%) Agresso
4 32 (3.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 21 (2.22%) Temenos T24
5 21 (2.22%) Finacle
5 21 (2.22%) SAP Business One
6 15 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (1.37%) Oracle iProcurement
8 11 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 11 (1.16%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
9 10 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (0.95%) Oracle 11i
11 8 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (0.84%) SAP CRM
12 7 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.74%) Office 365
3 3 (0.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
4 1 (0.11%) IaaS
4 1 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.59%) HTTP
1 34 (3.59%) SSL
2 25 (2.64%) Internet
3 22 (2.32%) SAN
4 20 (2.11%) IPv4
5 15 (1.58%) DNS
6 12 (1.27%) Firewall
6 12 (1.27%) VPN
7 9 (0.95%) DHCP
8 8 (0.84%) WAN
8 8 (0.84%) LAN
8 8 (0.84%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.74%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.63%) VLAN
11 5 (0.53%) IP Telephony
11 5 (0.53%) Wireless
11 5 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.42%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.42%) Network Security
12 4 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 90 (9.50%) Relational Database
3 73 (7.71%) Oracle Database
4 54 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (5.39%) DB2
6 41 (4.33%) Oracle Reports
7 39 (4.12%) Crystal Reports
8 36 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 30 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (2.85%) RDBMS
11 27 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 24 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
13 20 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (1.48%) MySQL
14 14 (1.48%) OLAP
15 13 (1.37%) Big Data
16 12 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
17 10 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (1.06%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 49 (5.17%) Maven
2 48 (5.07%) Oracle Forms
3 40 (4.22%) Subversion
4 31 (3.27%) JIRA
5 23 (2.43%) Ant
6 21 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 20 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (1.90%) Hudson
9 17 (1.80%) Jenkins
9 17 (1.80%) Git (software)
10 10 (1.06%) SoapUI
11 9 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (0.95%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.74%) JUnit
13 5 (0.53%) PowerBuilder
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.53%) Selenium
14 4 (0.42%) Toad
14 4 (0.42%) TestDirector
14 4 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 167 (17.63%) Retail
2 145 (15.31%) Banking
3 44 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 32 (3.38%) Legal
5 29 (3.06%) Marketing
6 28 (2.96%) Retail Banking
7 26 (2.75%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.37%) Billing
10 12 (1.27%) Games
11 11 (1.16%) Back Office
12 9 (0.95%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.53%) Electronics
14 4 (0.42%) Law
14 4 (0.42%) Advertising
15 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.21%) Automotive
15 2 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 218 (23.02%) Developer
2 210 (22.18%) Analyst
3 105 (11.09%) Consultant
4 91 (9.61%) Architect
5 84 (8.87%) Business Analyst
6 70 (7.39%) Project Manager
7 67 (7.07%) Senior Developer
8 53 (5.60%) Java Developer
9 42 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
10 41 (4.33%) Applications Support
11 37 (3.91%) Software Developer
11 37 (3.91%) Enterprise Architect
12 35 (3.70%) Senior Manager
13 31 (3.27%) Support Analyst
14 28 (2.96%) SAP Consultant
15 27 (2.85%) Support Manager
16 26 (2.75%) Senior Project Manager
16 26 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
16 26 (2.75%) Development Manager
16 26 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (14.47%) XML
2 112 (11.83%) .NET
3 105 (11.09%) Spring
4 97 (10.24%) Web Services
5 96 (10.14%) J2EE
6 94 (9.93%) Middleware
7 76 (8.03%) CSS
8 70 (7.39%) Hibernate
9 68 (7.18%) HTML
10 52 (5.49%) RESTful
11 50 (5.28%) ASP.NET
12 44 (4.65%) Struts
13 36 (3.80%) JMS
13 36 (3.80%) Oracle Fusion
14 35 (3.70%) JSP
15 34 (3.59%) JSF
16 32 (3.38%) Application Packaging
17 31 (3.27%) jQuery
18 29 (3.06%) Ajax
19 23 (2.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 51 (5.39%) Management Information System
4 45 (4.75%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (4.01%) Open Source
6 37 (3.91%) PKI
7 29 (3.06%) FMCG
8 20 (2.11%) N-Tier
9 18 (1.90%) SWIFT
10 14 (1.48%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.37%) Visualisation
12 11 (1.16%) PMI
12 11 (1.16%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.16%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.95%) Statistics
13 9 (0.95%) Online Games
14 8 (0.84%) Learning Management System
14 8 (0.84%) Social Media
15 7 (0.74%) Economics
15 7 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 137 (14.47%) Linux
2 104 (10.98%) UNIX
3 86 (9.08%) Windows
4 29 (3.06%) Solaris
5 18 (1.90%) AIX
6 17 (1.80%) HPUX
7 10 (1.06%) CentOS
8 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.63%) Android
10 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.21%) Debian
12 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.11%) SUSE
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (13.62%) Project Management
3 93 (9.82%) Waterfall
4 85 (8.98%) MVC
5 78 (8.24%) PRINCE2
6 70 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (6.65%) ITIL
8 62 (6.55%) E-Commerce
8 62 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
9 57 (6.02%) Data Modelling
10 51 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 49 (5.17%) Change Management
11 49 (5.17%) Scrum
12 45 (4.75%) Mentoring
13 44 (4.65%) CRM
14 40 (4.22%) UML
14 40 (4.22%) Programme Management
15 39 (4.12%) People Management
16 38 (4.01%) SOA
17 37 (3.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 269 (28.41%) SQL
2 239 (25.24%) Java
3 115 (12.14%) JavaScript
4 69 (7.29%) C++
5 60 (6.34%) C#
6 59 (6.23%) C
7 56 (5.91%) PL/SQL
8 43 (4.54%) Shell Script
9 24 (2.53%) VB
10 23 (2.43%) VB6
11 20 (2.11%) T-SQL
11 20 (2.11%) COBOL
11 20 (2.11%) Delphi
12 15 (1.58%) Perl
12 15 (1.58%) Python
13 11 (1.16%) VBA
14 10 (1.06%) XPath
14 10 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.84%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 110 (11.62%) Degree
2 39 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.53%) PMI Certification
5 21 (2.22%) PMP
6 19 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 16 (1.69%) ISEB
7 16 (1.69%) ISTQB
8 13 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.06%) Sun Certification
9 10 (1.06%) ACCA
9 10 (1.06%) CIMA
10 8 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.84%) CCNA
11 6 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.53%) CCNP
12 5 (0.53%) MCSE
12 5 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.86%) SLA
2 33 (3.48%) QA
3 24 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.32%) ISO 8583
5 11 (1.16%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.84%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.21%) BS25999
System Software
1 19 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.37%) VMware ESX
4 11 (1.16%) vSphere
5 10 (1.06%) VirtualBox
6 9 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.95%) Firmware
7 6 (0.63%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.32%) NFS
9 2 (0.21%) SRDF
9 2 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.21%) Samba
10 1 (0.11%) Postfix
10 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (0.84%) Backup Exec
2 7 (0.74%) Cisco IPCC
3 6 (0.63%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.63%) SCOM
3 6 (0.63%) Data Guard
4 5 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.42%) SCCM
6 3 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.21%) Control-M
7 2 (0.21%) Puppet
8 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 248 (26.19%) Oracle
2 149 (15.73%) Microsoft
3 91 (9.61%) SAP
4 73 (7.71%) IBM
5 45 (4.75%) VMware
6 33 (3.48%) TIBCO
7 26 (2.75%) Cisco
7 26 (2.75%) HP
8 23 (2.43%) BEA
9 21 (2.22%) Sun
10 20 (2.11%) Micro Focus
11 18 (1.90%) Cognos
12 15 (1.58%) Citrix
12 15 (1.58%) EMC
13 14 (1.48%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.37%) Sybase
15 12 (1.27%) Business Objects
15 12 (1.27%) Sage
16 10 (1.06%) BMC
17 8 (0.84%) CA
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Life, Health
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
RDF Resources Ltd
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + up to £10k bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Volaris Exec
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + 100% Bonus + Car and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits + car
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance + Pension + Private
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Major Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Volaris Exec
Salary: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago