The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 595 426 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.03% 20.07% 21.35%
As % of the General category 55.97% 43.51% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 438 278 418
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,200 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1063 979 1175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.93% 46.11% 43.78%
Number of salaries quoted 824 727 912
Average salary £48,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.22% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
East of England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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
Watford -1 153 £48,500 +21.25% 15
Hemel Hempstead +19 89 £70,000 +87.91% 2
St Albans +7 37 £48,000 +12.94% 1
Rickmansworth 0 32 £50,500 +1.00% 1
Stevenage 0 31 £45,000 - 2
Potters Bar - 29 £45,000 -
Hitchin -2 18 £60,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +2 12 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Letchworth -2 7 £30,000 +7.14%
Bishop's Stortford +8 2 £42,500 +41.66%
Harpenden +5 2 £31,500 -21.25%
Hoddesdon - 2 £45,000 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £30,000 - 1
Hertford - 1 £45,000 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 341 (28.25%) Retail
2 328 (27.17%) SQL
3 310 (25.68%) Oracle
4 282 (23.36%) Java
5 193 (15.99%) Degree
6 191 (15.82%) Microsoft
7 181 (15.00%) Project Management
8 174 (14.42%) Linux
9 171 (14.17%) Banking
10 166 (13.75%) Security Cleared
11 162 (13.42%) UNIX
12 138 (11.43%) .NET
13 137 (11.35%) Windows
14 131 (10.85%) HTML
14 131 (10.85%) Telecoms
15 129 (10.69%) E-Commerce
16 124 (10.27%) WebSphere
17 120 (9.94%) ITIL
18 114 (9.44%) SQL Server
18 114 (9.44%) Middleware
19 113 (9.36%) PRINCE2
20 109 (9.03%) JavaScript
21 106 (8.78%) MS Office
22 105 (8.70%) MS Excel
23 104 (8.62%) J2EE
23 104 (8.62%) Manufacturing
24 103 (8.53%) XML
25 101 (8.37%) SC Cleared
26 98 (8.12%) DB2
27 93 (7.71%) WebSphere Application Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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
1 124 (10.27%) WebSphere
2 93 (7.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 78 (6.46%) WebLogic
4 75 (6.21%) MQSeries
5 74 (6.13%) Tomcat
6 48 (3.98%) Apache
7 45 (3.73%) IIS
8 41 (3.40%) CMS
9 39 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
10 34 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
11 23 (1.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 22 (1.82%) Lync
13 13 (1.08%) SharePoint
14 12 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
15 11 (0.91%) MS Exchange
16 9 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
17 7 (0.58%) Tuxedo
17 7 (0.58%) Node.js
17 7 (0.58%) TPMS
18 5 (0.41%) CICS
Applications
1 106 (8.78%) MS Office
2 105 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 34 (2.82%) MS Project
4 18 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.49%) Photoshop
5 14 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.99%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.58%) Mingle
8 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.25%) InDesign
10 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.17%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.17%) Windchill
11 1 (0.083%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.083%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.083%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.083%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (1.99%) Oracle Financials
2 20 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
4 13 (1.08%) Oracle iProcurement
5 10 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (0.75%) Agresso
7 7 (0.58%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.58%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.50%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.50%) Tridion
9 5 (0.41%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (0.33%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.74%) PaaS
2 12 (0.99%) IaaS
3 4 (0.33%) Office 365
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.17%) SaaS
6 1 (0.083%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.083%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.083%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.55%) HTTP
2 49 (4.06%) Internet
3 43 (3.56%) FTP
4 38 (3.15%) LAN
5 35 (2.90%) DNS
6 34 (2.82%) Firewall
7 32 (2.65%) WAN
8 31 (2.57%) DHCP
9 19 (1.57%) TCP/IP
10 16 (1.33%) VPN
10 16 (1.33%) MPLS
11 15 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (1.16%) VoIP
13 12 (0.99%) SSL
14 11 (0.91%) ATM
14 11 (0.91%) Wireless
15 10 (0.83%) Network Security
15 10 (0.83%) VLAN
16 8 (0.66%) PBX
17 7 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 98 (8.12%) DB2
3 83 (6.88%) Relational Database
4 51 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (3.65%) RDBMS
6 31 (2.57%) MySQL
7 29 (2.40%) Oracle Database
8 27 (2.24%) Informix
9 24 (1.99%) Data Mining
10 21 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
14 12 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
15 11 (0.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 10 (0.83%) Oracle Discoverer
17 9 (0.75%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 32 (2.65%) Eclipse
2 26 (2.15%) Visual Studio
3 23 (1.91%) QuickTest Pro
4 20 (1.66%) Selenium
5 19 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
5 19 (1.57%) Subversion
6 18 (1.49%) Maven
7 17 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.33%) JUnit
9 15 (1.24%) Ant
10 13 (1.08%) NUnit
11 12 (0.99%) JIRA
12 10 (0.83%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 8 (0.66%) Git (software)
13 8 (0.66%) Rational Application Developer
14 7 (0.58%) MSTest
15 6 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (0.50%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.50%) PhoneGap
15 6 (0.50%) Log4j
General
1 341 (28.25%) Retail
2 171 (14.17%) Banking
3 131 (10.85%) Telecoms
4 104 (8.62%) Manufacturing
5 68 (5.63%) Back Office
6 63 (5.22%) Marketing
7 50 (4.14%) Legal
8 32 (2.65%) German Language
9 23 (1.91%) Games
10 22 (1.82%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.49%) Online Betting
12 11 (0.91%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.83%) Billing
14 9 (0.75%) Law
15 8 (0.66%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.50%) Automotive
17 3 (0.25%) Advertising
17 3 (0.25%) Local Government
17 3 (0.25%) Investment Banking
18 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 295 (24.44%) Analyst
2 214 (17.73%) Developer
3 126 (10.44%) Architect
4 97 (8.04%) Project Manager
5 92 (7.62%) Business Analyst
6 78 (6.46%) Support Analyst
6 78 (6.46%) Consultant
7 52 (4.31%) Java Developer
8 51 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 49 (4.06%) Senior Manager
10 47 (3.89%) Programmer
11 39 (3.23%) Operations Analyst
12 38 (3.15%) Senior Architect
13 34 (2.82%) Operations Support Analyst
13 34 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
14 32 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
14 32 (2.65%) Junior
15 30 (2.49%) Administrator
15 30 (2.49%) .NET Developer
15 30 (2.49%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (11.43%) .NET
2 131 (10.85%) HTML
3 114 (9.44%) Middleware
4 104 (8.62%) J2EE
5 103 (8.53%) XML
6 84 (6.96%) CSS
7 64 (5.30%) ASP.NET
7 64 (5.30%) Web Services
8 49 (4.06%) JDBC
9 45 (3.73%) JSP
10 42 (3.48%) JMS
11 39 (3.23%) XHTML
12 36 (2.98%) jQuery
13 33 (2.73%) Spring
14 29 (2.40%) HTML5
15 27 (2.24%) Struts
16 24 (1.99%) Hibernate
17 22 (1.82%) .NET Framework
18 20 (1.66%) EJB
18 20 (1.66%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 52 (4.31%) Computer Science
2 51 (4.23%) PKI
3 50 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 47 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
5 44 (3.65%) Open Source
6 32 (2.65%) Kindle
7 25 (2.07%) Mathematics
7 25 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 20 (1.66%) SWIFT
9 19 (1.57%) Online Games
10 18 (1.49%) FMCG
11 17 (1.41%) Digital Media
12 16 (1.33%) Visualisation
13 15 (1.24%) Data Conversion
14 12 (0.99%) W3C
15 11 (0.91%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.75%) Social Media
16 9 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
17 8 (0.66%) Clustering
17 8 (0.66%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 174 (14.42%) Linux
2 162 (13.42%) UNIX
3 137 (11.35%) Windows
4 69 (5.72%) AIX
5 58 (4.81%) Solaris
6 34 (2.82%) HPUX
7 30 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (1.99%) CentOS
9 23 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (1.33%) Android
10 16 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.75%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.75%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.25%) VMS
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.17%) uClinux
15 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.083%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (15.00%) Project Management
2 129 (10.69%) E-Commerce
3 120 (9.94%) ITIL
4 113 (9.36%) PRINCE2
5 85 (7.04%) Change Management
6 82 (6.79%) MVC
7 80 (6.63%) ERP
8 78 (6.46%) Service Delivery
9 76 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 55 (4.56%) TDD
11 52 (4.31%) OO
11 52 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 49 (4.06%) Business Development
14 48 (3.98%) Waterfall
14 48 (3.98%) Information Security
15 47 (3.89%) Risk Management
15 47 (3.89%) CRM
16 46 (3.81%) Programme Management
16 46 (3.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 328 (27.17%) SQL
2 282 (23.36%) Java
3 109 (9.03%) JavaScript
4 86 (7.13%) C#
5 72 (5.97%) C
6 56 (4.64%) C++
6 56 (4.64%) Shell Script
7 55 (4.56%) Perl
8 33 (2.73%) VBA
9 32 (2.65%) PL/SQL
9 32 (2.65%) VB
10 29 (2.40%) T-SQL
10 29 (2.40%) Bash Shell
11 20 (1.66%) Python
12 14 (1.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 12 (0.99%) PowerShell
14 11 (0.91%) VBScript
14 11 (0.91%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.66%) VB6
15 8 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 193 (15.99%) Degree
2 166 (13.75%) Security Cleared
3 101 (8.37%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 27 (2.24%) CCNA
6 27 (2.24%) ISTQB
7 21 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 20 (1.66%) ISEB
9 18 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (1.41%) CISA
10 17 (1.41%) CISM
10 17 (1.41%) CRISC
11 15 (1.24%) CISSP
11 15 (1.24%) CCA
12 13 (1.08%) MCSE
13 12 (0.99%) CGEIT
13 12 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.99%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.73%) ISO 9001
2 30 (2.49%) QA
3 28 (2.32%) SLA
3 28 (2.32%) ISO 8583
4 20 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.58%) WCAG
8 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.083%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (2.73%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (1.24%) XenApp
6 8 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.58%) Terminal Services
7 7 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.41%) vSphere
9 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.17%) vCloud
10 2 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.083%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.083%) NFS
11 1 (0.083%) XenServer
11 1 (0.083%) SRDF
11 1 (0.083%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.91%) Tivoli
2 11 (0.91%) SCCM
3 6 (0.50%) SCOM
3 6 (0.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 5 (0.41%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.083%) OpenView
7 1 (0.083%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.083%) Puppet
7 1 (0.083%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.083%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 310 (25.68%) Oracle
2 191 (15.82%) Microsoft
3 73 (6.05%) IBM
4 57 (4.72%) VMware
5 52 (4.31%) Fujitsu
6 51 (4.23%) Cisco
7 48 (3.98%) SAP
8 38 (3.15%) HP
8 38 (3.15%) Citrix
8 38 (3.15%) Red Hat
9 36 (2.98%) CheckPoint
10 34 (2.82%) TIBCO
11 28 (2.32%) Business Objects
12 24 (1.99%) JBoss
13 17 (1.41%) Twitter
13 17 (1.41%) CODA
14 16 (1.33%) Planview
15 15 (1.24%) ProCurve
16 14 (1.16%) AppSense
17 13 (1.08%) Cognos
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000 per annum + 15% bonus, health, pension + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Up to £55k p.a. + £5.8k p.a. car allowance + good bonus + excellent be
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £53000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £23k - 28k per year + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Includes Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £70,000 to £98,000 per annum Includes Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago