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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 537 565 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.04% 23.95% 21.60%
As % of the General category 55.59% 56.22% 48.38%
Number of salaries quoted 489 422 301
Average salary £54,000 £52,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £67,000
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
966 1005 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.66% 42.60% 44.65%
Number of salaries quoted 823 785 674
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £82,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +1 172 £52,500 +8.24% 13
Rickmansworth 0 121 £55,000 +4.76% 7
St Albans -4 38 £47,000 -4.08% 3
Hemel Hempstead -10 33 £55,000 -21.42%
Welwyn Garden City -2 18 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Letchworth +1 7 £24,000 -9.43%
Stevenage -10 7 £31,000 -20.51% 1
Berkhamsted - 4 - -
Hertford - 4 £45,000 -
Hoddesdon -3 3 £52,500 +16.66%
Bishop's Stortford +10 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Potters Bar -4 2 £38,750 -18.42% 1
Hitchin -5 2 £50,000 -16.66%
Royston - 1 £60,000 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 321 (32.92%) SQL
2 312 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (21.54%) Oracle
4 197 (20.21%) Java
5 167 (17.13%) Project Management
6 137 (14.05%) PRINCE2
7 132 (13.54%) .NET
8 119 (12.21%) Banking
9 115 (11.79%) Microsoft
10 109 (11.18%) Degree
10 109 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
11 107 (10.97%) JavaScript
12 105 (10.77%) Waterfall
13 104 (10.67%) XML
14 99 (10.15%) Retail
15 96 (9.85%) Linux
16 95 (9.74%) SQL Server
17 94 (9.64%) HTML
18 93 (9.54%) MS Office
19 92 (9.44%) SAP
19 92 (9.44%) SDLC
20 91 (9.33%) Windows
21 90 (9.23%) UNIX
22 89 (9.13%) Scrum
23 86 (8.82%) MS Excel
24 79 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
24 79 (8.10%) Oracle Database
25 72 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
26 70 (7.18%) Spring
26 70 (7.18%) C#

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 32 (3.28%) WebLogic
2 29 (2.97%) Apache
3 27 (2.77%) IIS
4 23 (2.36%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.26%) WebSphere
6 18 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 16 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (1.54%) CMS
9 8 (0.82%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.72%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.62%) JBoss
11 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.21%) Lync
16 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 93 (9.54%) MS Office
2 86 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 55 (5.64%) MS Visio
4 22 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (2.05%) MS Project
6 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.21%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 45 (4.62%) Oracle Financials
2 32 (3.28%) SAP FI
2 32 (3.28%) SAP FI/CO
2 32 (3.28%) SAP CO
3 26 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
4 25 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (1.54%) SAP SD
6 14 (1.44%) SAP Business One
6 14 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
7 12 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (1.13%) Temenos T24
9 10 (1.03%) Finacle
10 9 (0.92%) Sage 200
10 9 (0.92%) SAP MM
11 8 (0.82%) SAP PS
11 8 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
11 8 (0.82%) FLEXCUBE
11 8 (0.82%) SAP FI-AP
11 8 (0.82%) SAP FI-AR
12 7 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.23%) SaaS
2 7 (0.72%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.62%) Office 365
4 3 (0.31%) IaaS
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.08%) Firewall
2 22 (2.26%) HTTP
2 22 (2.26%) Network Security
3 20 (2.05%) DNS
4 18 (1.85%) LAN
4 18 (1.85%) WAN
4 18 (1.85%) DHCP
5 16 (1.64%) Internet
6 11 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.03%) Wireless
8 9 (0.92%) VLAN
8 9 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (0.82%) OSPF
10 7 (0.72%) BGP
10 7 (0.72%) SSL
10 7 (0.72%) SAN
11 5 (0.51%) VPN
11 5 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (0.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 79 (8.10%) Oracle Database
3 52 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 40 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 31 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (2.77%) MongoDB
9 25 (2.56%) NoSQL
9 25 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (2.46%) RDBMS
11 21 (2.15%) MySQL
12 20 (2.05%) Sybase ASE
12 20 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (1.54%) Informix
14 15 (1.54%) QlikView
15 12 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (2.36%) HP UFT
2 20 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (1.85%) JIRA
3 18 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.54%) Selenium
5 12 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 12 (1.23%) Maven
6 11 (1.13%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.82%) Ant
8 6 (0.62%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.51%) Toad
10 4 (0.41%) Xcode
10 4 (0.41%) NUnit
10 4 (0.41%) Gradle
10 4 (0.41%) Rational Application Developer
11 3 (0.31%) Subversion
11 3 (0.31%) ClearQuest
11 3 (0.31%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.21%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
General
1 119 (12.21%) Banking
2 99 (10.15%) Retail
3 58 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.49%) Legal
5 31 (3.18%) Manufacturing
6 29 (2.97%) Marketing
7 22 (2.26%) Retail Banking
8 20 (2.05%) Games
9 15 (1.54%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.44%) Online Betting
11 8 (0.82%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.82%) Automotive
11 8 (0.82%) Electronics
11 8 (0.82%) Billing
12 7 (0.72%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.51%) Advertising
14 4 (0.41%) Local Government
15 2 (0.21%) Law
15 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.10%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 219 (22.46%) Developer
2 210 (21.54%) Analyst
3 124 (12.72%) Business Analyst
4 120 (12.31%) Project Manager
5 68 (6.97%) Consultant
6 58 (5.95%) Architect
7 57 (5.85%) Senior Analyst
8 54 (5.54%) Agile Project Manager
9 53 (5.44%) Systems Analyst
10 49 (5.03%) Development Manager
10 49 (5.03%) Java Developer
10 49 (5.03%) .NET Developer
11 46 (4.72%) Business Systems Analyst
12 45 (4.62%) Programmer
13 41 (4.21%) Senior Business Analyst
14 35 (3.59%) Web Developer
15 28 (2.87%) Senior Manager
15 28 (2.87%) Test Analyst
15 28 (2.87%) Administrator
16 24 (2.46%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (13.54%) .NET
2 104 (10.67%) XML
3 94 (9.64%) HTML
4 70 (7.18%) Spring
5 64 (6.56%) ASP.NET
5 64 (6.56%) CSS
6 62 (6.36%) Web Services
7 61 (6.26%) Hibernate
8 54 (5.54%) J2EE
9 43 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (2.77%) jQuery
10 27 (2.77%) Java EE
11 24 (2.46%) AngularJS
12 22 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 22 (2.26%) JSP
13 21 (2.15%) .NET Framework
14 20 (2.05%) HTML5
14 20 (2.05%) Middleware
15 18 (1.85%) SOAP
15 18 (1.85%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 109 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 24 (2.46%) Management Information System
3 24 (2.46%) Data Centre
4 19 (1.95%) FMCG
5 14 (1.44%) Online Games
5 14 (1.44%) Visualisation
6 11 (1.13%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.13%) Replication
7 10 (1.03%) Spread Betting
8 8 (0.82%) Mathematics
8 8 (0.82%) Data Integration
8 8 (0.82%) Economics
8 8 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.72%) DTV
9 7 (0.72%) PMI
9 7 (0.72%) iPhone
9 7 (0.72%) Blog
9 7 (0.72%) iPad
9 7 (0.72%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 96 (9.85%) Linux
2 91 (9.33%) Windows
3 90 (9.23%) UNIX
4 26 (2.67%) AIX
5 22 (2.26%) HPUX
6 19 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.44%) Android
8 14 (1.44%) CentOS
9 13 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.13%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.72%) Solaris
12 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.21%) VMS
14 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.10%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (17.13%) Project Management
3 137 (14.05%) PRINCE2
4 105 (10.77%) Waterfall
5 92 (9.44%) SDLC
6 89 (9.13%) Scrum
7 79 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
8 72 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 69 (7.08%) MVC
10 60 (6.15%) Business Analysis
11 49 (5.03%) Risk Management
11 49 (5.03%) UML
11 49 (5.03%) Mentoring
12 47 (4.82%) Software Delivery
13 46 (4.72%) ITIL
14 44 (4.51%) Line Management
15 43 (4.41%) People Management
16 41 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 41 (4.21%) E-Commerce
16 41 (4.21%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 321 (32.92%) SQL
2 197 (20.21%) Java
3 107 (10.97%) JavaScript
4 70 (7.18%) C#
5 66 (6.77%) PL/SQL
6 65 (6.67%) C
7 47 (4.82%) Shell Script
8 46 (4.72%) T-SQL
9 30 (3.08%) C++
10 18 (1.85%) Perl
10 18 (1.85%) Python
11 16 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.41%) VBA
12 4 (0.41%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.41%) PHP
12 4 (0.41%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 3 (0.31%) MUMPS
13 3 (0.31%) VB
14 1 (0.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 109 (11.18%) Degree
2 48 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 44 (4.51%) ISEB
4 37 (3.79%) SC Cleared
5 26 (2.67%) CCNP
5 26 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (2.56%) PMP
6 25 (2.56%) PMI Certification
7 22 (2.26%) CBAP
8 18 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (1.54%) CISM
10 14 (1.44%) HND
10 14 (1.44%) CISSP
10 14 (1.44%) CCDP
11 13 (1.33%) ACCA
12 11 (1.13%) MCSE
13 10 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.82%) CIMA
15 7 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.59%) QA
2 27 (2.77%) SLA
3 24 (2.46%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.10%) P3O
7 1 (0.10%) COSO
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 18 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.54%) VMware ESX
3 11 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (1.13%) Firmware
4 9 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.92%) vSphere
5 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.10%) NFS
6 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.10%) SRDF
6 1 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (0.62%) Data Guard
3 6 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.31%) SCCM
6 3 (0.31%) SCOM
7 2 (0.21%) HP NNM
7 2 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.10%) Puppet
8 1 (0.10%) vMotion
8 1 (0.10%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.10%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.10%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 210 (21.54%) Oracle
2 115 (11.79%) Microsoft
3 92 (9.44%) SAP
4 45 (4.62%) IBM
5 40 (4.10%) Cisco
6 36 (3.69%) VMware
7 32 (3.28%) HP
8 24 (2.46%) Sybase
9 22 (2.26%) F5
10 21 (2.15%) Juniper
11 18 (1.85%) Jaspersoft
12 17 (1.74%) Tableau
12 17 (1.74%) Red Hat
13 16 (1.64%) Sage
14 13 (1.33%) Citrix
15 11 (1.13%) CheckPoint
16 8 (0.82%) Cognos
17 7 (0.72%) CA
17 7 (0.72%) Google
18 6 (0.62%) Planview
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Skilliantech Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent Analytix Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package &
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £33,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £60,000 to £76,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + 32 days hol, pension, life assurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 Per Annum GBP 85,000 - GBP 95,000K DOE + bonus + bene
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 Per Annum Brilliant employee benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Brilliant employee benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 Per Annum Plus brilliant benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
GE Capital
Salary: £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago