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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 550 353 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.03% 18.65% 26.27%
As % of the General category 55.17% 48.29% 55.52%
Number of salaries quoted 457 211 581
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £28,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £64,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
997 731 1403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 43.56% 38.62% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 777 488 1116
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,650 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 0 193 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Rickmansworth +2 59 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Hemel Hempstead +2 37 £55,000 +60.58% 3
Hitchin - 33 £57,500 -
St Albans -16 24 £50,000 +81.81%
Welwyn Garden City +9 18 £60,000 -
Potters Bar +4 11 £47,500 +58.33%
Stevenage -16 9 £39,250 -1.87% 1
Borehamwood -5 5 £45,000 +55.17%
Bishop's Stortford - 4 £50,000 -
Berkhamsted - 3 £35,000 -
Letchworth +3 2 £48,750 +68.10%
Hoddesdon - 2 £40,500 -
Hertford -8 1 £60,000 +144.89%
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 - 1
Cheshunt - 1 £47,500 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 296 (27.06%) Oracle
2 285 (26.05%) SQL
3 268 (24.50%) Retail
4 223 (20.38%) Java
5 175 (16.00%) Project Management
5 175 (16.00%) Banking
6 158 (14.44%) Degree
7 155 (14.17%) Microsoft
8 152 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
9 151 (13.80%) Linux
10 145 (13.25%) UNIX
11 142 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
12 138 (12.61%) Middleware
13 135 (12.34%) XML
14 110 (10.05%) SQL Server
15 109 (9.96%) Windows
16 107 (9.78%) E-Commerce
17 104 (9.51%) MVC
18 98 (8.96%) J2EE
18 98 (8.96%) Waterfall
19 93 (8.50%) JavaScript
20 92 (8.41%) MS Excel
20 92 (8.41%) Manufacturing
20 92 (8.41%) WebSphere
21 87 (7.95%) ITIL
22 84 (7.68%) .NET
22 84 (7.68%) Relational Database
23 83 (7.59%) MS Office
24 82 (7.50%) IBM
24 82 (7.50%) Security Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 92 (8.41%) WebSphere
2 70 (6.40%) WebSphere Application Server
3 68 (6.22%) WebLogic
4 44 (4.02%) SharePoint
5 41 (3.75%) MQSeries
6 29 (2.65%) IIS
6 29 (2.65%) Tomcat
7 27 (2.47%) JBoss
8 25 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 21 (1.92%) Tuxedo
10 19 (1.74%) IBM HTTP Server
10 19 (1.74%) Lync
11 16 (1.46%) Oracle Service Bus
12 15 (1.37%) AquaLogic
12 15 (1.37%) MS Exchange
13 13 (1.19%) CMS
14 11 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
14 11 (1.01%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 92 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 83 (7.59%) MS Office
3 19 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.28%) MS Project
6 5 (0.46%) Mingle
7 3 (0.27%) CPLEX
7 3 (0.27%) SPSS
8 2 (0.18%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.091%) InDesign
9 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 59 (5.39%) Oracle EBS
2 51 (4.66%) Oracle Financials
3 40 (3.66%) SAP FI/CO
3 40 (3.66%) SAP CO
3 40 (3.66%) SAP FI
4 34 (3.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 30 (2.74%) Oracle iProcurement
6 29 (2.65%) Agresso
7 26 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
8 24 (2.19%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 24 (2.19%) Finacle
8 24 (2.19%) Temenos T24
9 21 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
10 17 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
10 17 (1.55%) Oracle General Ledger
11 13 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
11 13 (1.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 12 (1.10%) SAP CRM
13 10 (0.91%) SAP Business One
14 9 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.82%) PaaS
3 5 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.37%) SaaS
5 3 (0.27%) IaaS
5 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.18%) Office 365
7 1 (0.091%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.56%) HTTP
2 36 (3.29%) Internet
3 24 (2.19%) SSL
4 22 (2.01%) FTP
5 21 (1.92%) LAN
5 21 (1.92%) WAN
6 18 (1.65%) VPN
6 18 (1.65%) DNS
6 18 (1.65%) SAN
7 17 (1.55%) DHCP
8 16 (1.46%) Firewall
9 15 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (1.37%) IPv4
10 14 (1.28%) VLAN
11 13 (1.19%) Wireless
11 13 (1.19%) VoIP
11 13 (1.19%) TCP/IP
12 11 (1.01%) SSH
13 10 (0.91%) PuTTY
13 10 (0.91%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 84 (7.68%) Relational Database
3 69 (6.31%) DB2
4 57 (5.21%) Oracle Reports
5 53 (4.84%) Oracle Database
6 39 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (3.11%) RDBMS
8 32 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (2.83%) Oracle Discoverer
10 25 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
13 20 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (1.74%) OLAP
15 18 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
16 16 (1.46%) Data Mining
17 14 (1.28%) MySQL
17 14 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 10 (0.91%) Big Data
19 9 (0.82%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 62 (5.67%) Oracle Forms
2 56 (5.12%) Subversion
3 51 (4.66%) Maven
4 45 (4.11%) JIRA
5 34 (3.11%) Ant
6 33 (3.02%) Git (software)
7 29 (2.65%) Jenkins
8 27 (2.47%) Hudson
9 16 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (1.37%) Rational Application Developer
11 14 (1.28%) JUnit
12 13 (1.19%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.91%) Toad
13 10 (0.91%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (0.64%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 7 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
15 6 (0.55%) SoapUI
16 5 (0.46%) MSTest
General
1 268 (24.50%) Retail
2 175 (16.00%) Banking
3 92 (8.41%) Manufacturing
4 49 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 44 (4.02%) Legal
6 41 (3.75%) Marketing
7 36 (3.29%) Retail Banking
8 31 (2.83%) Back Office
9 21 (1.92%) Billing
10 16 (1.46%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.28%) General Ledger
12 10 (0.91%) German Language
13 8 (0.73%) Games
13 8 (0.73%) Automotive
14 6 (0.55%) Advertising
15 3 (0.27%) Local Government
15 3 (0.27%) Law
16 2 (0.18%) Electronics
16 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.18%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 283 (25.87%) Analyst
2 191 (17.46%) Developer
3 123 (11.24%) Architect
4 103 (9.41%) Business Analyst
5 94 (8.59%) Consultant
6 84 (7.68%) Project Manager
7 67 (6.12%) Support Analyst
8 65 (5.94%) Senior Developer
9 51 (4.66%) Senior Analyst
10 50 (4.57%) Senior Manager
11 46 (4.20%) Oracle Analyst
12 42 (3.84%) Java Developer
13 38 (3.47%) Enterprise Architect
14 33 (3.02%) Applications Support
15 30 (2.74%) Software Developer
15 30 (2.74%) Oracle Support Analyst
16 29 (2.65%) Support Manager
17 28 (2.56%) Build Manager
18 27 (2.47%) Junior
19 26 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (12.61%) Middleware
2 135 (12.34%) XML
3 98 (8.96%) J2EE
4 84 (7.68%) .NET
5 72 (6.58%) CSS
6 71 (6.49%) HTML
7 68 (6.22%) Web Services
8 62 (5.67%) Spring
9 53 (4.84%) Oracle Fusion
10 44 (4.02%) ASP.NET
11 41 (3.75%) RESTful
12 40 (3.66%) Hibernate
12 40 (3.66%) JMS
13 37 (3.38%) Struts
14 34 (3.11%) JSP
15 24 (2.19%) Servlets
15 24 (2.19%) JDBC
15 24 (2.19%) EJB
15 24 (2.19%) JSF
16 23 (2.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 152 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 47 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 34 (3.11%) Mathematics
5 33 (3.02%) Open Source
6 25 (2.29%) PKI
7 17 (1.55%) FMCG
8 16 (1.46%) Visualisation
9 15 (1.37%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.37%) N-Tier
10 14 (1.28%) SWIFT
11 13 (1.19%) Data Integration
12 9 (0.82%) Data Conversion
12 9 (0.82%) Statistics
13 8 (0.73%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.64%) Replication
14 7 (0.64%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.55%) Handset
15 6 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 151 (13.80%) Linux
2 145 (13.25%) UNIX
3 109 (9.96%) Windows
4 46 (4.20%) AIX
5 45 (4.11%) Solaris
6 27 (2.47%) HPUX
7 23 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.91%) Android
12 7 (0.64%) CentOS
12 7 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.64%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.55%) VMS
13 6 (0.55%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.18%) uClinux
16 1 (0.091%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (16.00%) Project Management
2 142 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (9.78%) E-Commerce
4 104 (9.51%) MVC
5 98 (8.96%) Waterfall
6 87 (7.95%) ITIL
7 74 (6.76%) Change Management
8 70 (6.40%) PRINCE2
9 64 (5.85%) CRM
9 64 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 63 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
10 63 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 61 (5.58%) Mentoring
12 59 (5.39%) Programme Management
13 52 (4.75%) Line Management
14 47 (4.30%) Data Modelling
14 47 (4.30%) Risk Management
15 44 (4.02%) Change Control
16 41 (3.75%) Release Management
17 40 (3.66%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 285 (26.05%) SQL
2 223 (20.38%) Java
3 93 (8.50%) JavaScript
4 68 (6.22%) C
5 61 (5.58%) C#
6 60 (5.48%) Shell Script
7 59 (5.39%) C++
8 55 (5.03%) PL/SQL
9 32 (2.93%) VB
10 25 (2.29%) Perl
11 20 (1.83%) T-SQL
12 19 (1.74%) VB6
13 18 (1.65%) VBA
14 17 (1.55%) Delphi
15 15 (1.37%) COBOL
15 15 (1.37%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.10%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.73%) XPath
17 8 (0.73%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 158 (14.44%) Degree
2 82 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 64 (5.85%) SC Cleared
4 31 (2.83%) ISEB
5 23 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 21 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.55%) PMP
7 17 (1.55%) PMI Certification
7 17 (1.55%) ISTQB
8 15 (1.37%) Sun Certification
9 13 (1.19%) CCNP
9 13 (1.19%) CISA
9 13 (1.19%) CISM
9 13 (1.19%) CGEIT
10 11 (1.01%) CISSP
10 11 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.01%) CRISC
11 9 (0.82%) OCP
11 9 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.82%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.56%) SLA
2 24 (2.19%) QA
3 21 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 16 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.01%) ISO 8583
6 8 (0.73%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.64%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.18%) BS25999
10 1 (0.091%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.28%) VMware ESX
4 13 (1.19%) XenApp
5 12 (1.10%) Terminal Services
6 10 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.91%) vSphere
7 7 (0.64%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (0.55%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.18%) vCloud
11 1 (0.091%) NFS
11 1 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.091%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.091%) Samba
11 1 (0.091%) Firmware
11 1 (0.091%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.091%) SRDF
11 1 (0.091%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 16 (1.46%) Tivoli
2 8 (0.73%) Cisco IPCC
3 6 (0.55%) Backup Exec
3 6 (0.55%) EdgeSight
4 5 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.27%) SCCM
6 1 (0.091%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.091%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.091%) OpenView
6 1 (0.091%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.091%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.091%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.091%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.091%) Control-M
Vendors
1 296 (27.06%) Oracle
2 155 (14.17%) Microsoft
3 82 (7.50%) IBM
4 72 (6.58%) SAP
5 51 (4.66%) VMware
6 44 (4.02%) Cisco
7 29 (2.65%) HP
7 29 (2.65%) TIBCO
8 28 (2.56%) Business Objects
8 28 (2.56%) Sun
9 23 (2.10%) Citrix
10 19 (1.74%) Planview
11 18 (1.65%) CA
12 17 (1.55%) BEA
13 15 (1.37%) EMC
13 15 (1.37%) Micro Focus
14 12 (1.10%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.10%) SolarWinds
14 12 (1.10%) BMC
15 11 (1.01%) Informatica
Hertfordshire
Harnham
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Harnham
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Other Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: Plus uncapped commission
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
iKonnect
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + competitive Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Harpenden
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago