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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 434 632 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.33% 25.04% 20.72%
As % of the General category 54.11% 56.03% 43.43%
Number of salaries quoted 330 483 373
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
802 1128 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.72% 44.69% 47.72%
Number of salaries quoted 585 842 899
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -3 107 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Rickmansworth 0 50 £54,000 +13.68% 3
Hemel Hempstead -9 49 £60,000 - 6
St Albans -8 44 £50,000 - 8
Welwyn Garden City -2 22 £61,250 -0.40%
Hitchin +5 19 £55,000 -4.34%
Letchworth +2 9 £37,500 - 2
Stevenage -17 8 £32,000 -18.98% 1
Borehamwood - 6 £40,000 -
Potters Bar -2 2 £58,500 +56.00%
Waltham Cross - 1 £45,000 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 277 (31.80%) SQL
2 228 (26.18%) Java
3 226 (25.95%) Oracle
4 218 (25.03%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (15.61%) .NET
6 132 (15.15%) Retail
7 126 (14.47%) Microsoft
8 124 (14.24%) JavaScript
9 122 (14.01%) Project Management
10 111 (12.74%) PRINCE2
11 108 (12.40%) XML
11 108 (12.40%) Linux
12 103 (11.83%) SQL Server
13 98 (11.25%) Windows
14 95 (10.91%) Banking
15 88 (10.10%) Oracle Database
16 85 (9.76%) Spring
17 84 (9.64%) SAP
17 84 (9.64%) J2EE
17 84 (9.64%) Relational Database
18 81 (9.30%) UNIX
19 80 (9.18%) Degree
20 79 (9.07%) Business Intelligence
20 79 (9.07%) Scrum
21 77 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
21 77 (8.84%) Web Services
22 75 (8.61%) HTML
22 75 (8.61%) Waterfall
23 73 (8.38%) MS Excel
24 71 (8.15%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (5.97%) WebSphere
2 46 (5.28%) WebLogic
3 34 (3.90%) Apache
4 33 (3.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 31 (3.56%) Tomcat
6 29 (3.33%) JBoss
7 24 (2.76%) SharePoint
8 21 (2.41%) IIS
8 21 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 20 (2.30%) CMS
10 17 (1.95%) MQSeries
11 16 (1.84%) Tuxedo
12 13 (1.49%) AquaLogic
12 13 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
13 9 (1.03%) MS Exchange
14 8 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (0.69%) Apache Solr
17 4 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 73 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 49 (5.63%) MS Office
3 30 (3.44%) MS Visio
4 24 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.72%) MS Project
6 4 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.34%) SPSS
7 3 (0.34%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.23%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 43 (4.94%) Oracle Financials
2 36 (4.13%) Oracle EBS
3 31 (3.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (2.53%) SAP CO
4 22 (2.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 22 (2.53%) SAP FI
5 20 (2.30%) SAP Business One
6 18 (2.07%) Oracle Applications
7 16 (1.84%) Agresso
8 12 (1.38%) Finacle
8 12 (1.38%) Temenos T24
9 10 (1.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
12 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
13 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
13 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.03%) Office 365
2 8 (0.92%) SaaS
2 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.90%) HTTP
2 25 (2.87%) DNS
2 25 (2.87%) Firewall
3 23 (2.64%) SSL
4 20 (2.30%) DHCP
5 16 (1.84%) Internet
6 15 (1.72%) LAN
6 15 (1.72%) WAN
7 14 (1.61%) SAN
8 11 (1.26%) VPN
8 11 (1.26%) IPv4
9 10 (1.15%) TCP/IP
10 9 (1.03%) VLAN
11 8 (0.92%) Network Security
12 7 (0.80%) Wireless
13 6 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.69%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.57%) IPsec
14 5 (0.57%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 88 (10.10%) Oracle Database
3 84 (9.64%) Relational Database
4 56 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
7 33 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
9 26 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 26 (2.99%) DB2
10 25 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (2.53%) RDBMS
11 22 (2.53%) MySQL
12 19 (2.18%) MongoDB
12 19 (2.18%) NoSQL
13 18 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
14 17 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (1.95%) Sybase ASE
15 13 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (4.13%) Maven
2 28 (3.21%) Oracle Forms
3 27 (3.10%) Visual Studio
4 23 (2.64%) Subversion
5 19 (2.18%) Ant
5 19 (2.18%) JIRA
6 17 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.72%) Git (software)
8 13 (1.49%) Jenkins
9 11 (1.26%) Hudson
10 8 (0.92%) Selenium
11 7 (0.80%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.80%) SoapUI
12 5 (0.57%) JUnit
12 5 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
12 5 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.46%) Gradle
13 4 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.46%) LoadRunner
General
1 132 (15.15%) Retail
2 95 (10.91%) Banking
3 57 (6.54%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.56%) Marketing
5 25 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.76%) Legal
7 16 (1.84%) Online Betting
7 16 (1.84%) Games
8 10 (1.15%) Back Office
9 9 (1.03%) Retail Banking
10 8 (0.92%) Aerospace
10 8 (0.92%) Automotive
10 8 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.80%) Electronics
12 3 (0.34%) Law
12 3 (0.34%) Billing
13 2 (0.23%) Advertising
14 1 (0.11%) Front Office
14 1 (0.11%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 226 (25.95%) Developer
2 161 (18.48%) Analyst
3 88 (10.10%) Consultant
4 87 (9.99%) Project Manager
5 65 (7.46%) Business Analyst
6 64 (7.35%) Architect
7 45 (5.17%) Java Developer
8 44 (5.05%) Senior Developer
9 43 (4.94%) Software Developer
10 38 (4.36%) Senior Analyst
11 35 (4.02%) .NET Developer
11 35 (4.02%) Development Manager
12 33 (3.79%) Administrator
13 32 (3.67%) Programmer
13 32 (3.67%) Systems Analyst
14 30 (3.44%) Oracle Consultant
15 29 (3.33%) Security Consultant
15 29 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
16 28 (3.21%) Oracle Security Consultant
17 27 (3.10%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (15.61%) .NET
2 108 (12.40%) XML
3 85 (9.76%) Spring
4 84 (9.64%) J2EE
5 77 (8.84%) Web Services
6 75 (8.61%) HTML
7 71 (8.15%) CSS
8 63 (7.23%) ASP.NET
9 59 (6.77%) Hibernate
10 55 (6.31%) Middleware
11 36 (4.13%) Struts
12 30 (3.44%) jQuery
13 29 (3.33%) RESTful
14 27 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (2.99%) JSP
16 23 (2.64%) JSF
17 21 (2.41%) AngularJS
17 21 (2.41%) Java EE
18 20 (2.30%) Ajax
19 19 (2.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (3.21%) FMCG
6 25 (2.87%) PKI
7 22 (2.53%) Open Source
8 16 (1.84%) Online Games
9 13 (1.49%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.26%) Economics
10 11 (1.26%) Social Media
11 10 (1.15%) Visualisation
11 10 (1.15%) PMI
11 10 (1.15%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.92%) Learning Management System
13 8 (0.92%) Statistics
14 7 (0.80%) Blog
14 7 (0.80%) SWIFT
14 7 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 108 (12.40%) Linux
2 98 (11.25%) Windows
3 81 (9.30%) UNIX
4 19 (2.18%) Solaris
5 17 (1.95%) CentOS
6 15 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.26%) AIX
9 10 (1.15%) HPUX
10 9 (1.03%) Android
11 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.34%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.23%) Debian
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (25.03%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (14.01%) Project Management
3 111 (12.74%) PRINCE2
4 79 (9.07%) Business Intelligence
4 79 (9.07%) Scrum
5 77 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 75 (8.61%) Waterfall
7 65 (7.46%) MVC
8 58 (6.66%) People Management
9 53 (6.08%) Data Modelling
10 52 (5.97%) ITIL
11 49 (5.63%) Change Management
12 47 (5.40%) E-Commerce
13 45 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (4.25%) UML
15 36 (4.13%) Service Delivery
15 36 (4.13%) Enterprise Architecture
16 35 (4.02%) Analytics
16 35 (4.02%) SOA
17 34 (3.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 277 (31.80%) SQL
2 228 (26.18%) Java
3 124 (14.24%) JavaScript
4 63 (7.23%) C
5 60 (6.89%) C#
6 56 (6.43%) C++
7 55 (6.31%) PL/SQL
8 34 (3.90%) Shell Script
9 26 (2.99%) T-SQL
10 16 (1.84%) VB
11 14 (1.61%) VB6
11 14 (1.61%) VB.NET
12 13 (1.49%) COBOL
12 13 (1.49%) Delphi
12 13 (1.49%) Perl
12 13 (1.49%) Python
13 11 (1.26%) VBA
14 8 (0.92%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.80%) XPath
16 6 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (9.18%) Degree
2 44 (5.05%) SC Cleared
2 44 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.41%) PMI Certification
4 18 (2.07%) PMP
5 16 (1.84%) ISEB
5 16 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (1.26%) CISM
7 10 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.15%) MCSE
8 9 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.92%) CIMA
9 8 (0.92%) CISSP
9 8 (0.92%) ACCA
10 7 (0.80%) Sun Certification
10 7 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.69%) CCNP
11 6 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.71%) SLA
2 33 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.64%) QA
4 16 (1.84%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.38%) ISO 8583
6 11 (1.26%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.69%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.84%) Firmware
2 16 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.72%) VMware ESX
4 11 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.92%) vSphere
7 7 (0.80%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.34%) NFS
8 3 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.23%) SRDF
9 2 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.11%) Samba
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.11%) Postfix
10 1 (0.11%) iptables
10 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (0.92%) Data Guard
2 7 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (0.69%) SCOM
4 4 (0.46%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.34%) SCCM
5 3 (0.34%) Puppet
6 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.11%) Control-M
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 226 (25.95%) Oracle
2 126 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 84 (9.64%) SAP
4 49 (5.63%) IBM
5 45 (5.17%) VMware
6 30 (3.44%) HP
7 26 (2.99%) Sybase
8 23 (2.64%) Cisco
9 20 (2.30%) Jaspersoft
10 19 (2.18%) Red Hat
11 18 (2.07%) Cognos
12 17 (1.95%) Citrix
12 17 (1.95%) TIBCO
13 16 (1.84%) BEA
14 13 (1.49%) Sage
14 13 (1.49%) Micro Focus
15 11 (1.26%) CheckPoint
16 9 (1.03%) EMC
16 9 (1.03%) Tableau
17 8 (0.92%) Splunk
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £58000 - £63000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £65-75k+
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + car allowance bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Total package value £80K
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Substantial Large Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Overtime, Oncall and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago