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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 588 314 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.35% 16.41% 28.14%
As % of the General category 57.31% 44.16% 58.26%
Number of salaries quoted 479 204 647
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £28,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,000 £64,258
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
1026 711 1440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.48% 37.15% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 845 506 1133
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 0 211 £45,000 +7.14% 16
Hemel Hempstead +16 52 £55,000 +69.23% 11
Rickmansworth 0 51 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Hitchin +7 42 £57,500 +51.31% 1
St Albans -14 26 £48,750 +77.27% 3
Stevenage -12 21 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Welwyn Garden City +6 17 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Potters Bar 0 9 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Bishop's Stortford +10 7 £50,000 +70.94%
Letchworth +2 6 £42,500 +46.55%
Borehamwood -1 5 £45,000 +57.89% 2
Berkhamsted - 3 £35,000 - 1
Hoddesdon - 2 £40,500 -
Hertford -15 1 £60,000 +144.89%
Kings Langley - 1 £47,500 -
Cheshunt - 1 £47,500 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 314 (26.86%) Retail
2 304 (26.01%) Oracle
3 295 (25.24%) SQL
4 245 (20.96%) Java
5 191 (16.34%) Project Management
6 175 (14.97%) Banking
7 167 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 162 (13.86%) Microsoft
8 162 (13.86%) Linux
9 159 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
10 156 (13.34%) Degree
11 155 (13.26%) UNIX
12 142 (12.15%) Middleware
13 128 (10.95%) E-Commerce
14 124 (10.61%) XML
15 123 (10.52%) SQL Server
16 122 (10.44%) Windows
17 118 (10.09%) Manufacturing
18 117 (10.01%) Security Cleared
19 106 (9.07%) J2EE
20 104 (8.90%) WebSphere
21 98 (8.38%) ITIL
21 98 (8.38%) MS Excel
21 98 (8.38%) MVC
22 97 (8.30%) .NET
23 95 (8.13%) Waterfall
24 93 (7.96%) JavaScript
25 88 (7.53%) SC Cleared
26 87 (7.44%) Change Management
27 85 (7.27%) IBM

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 104 (8.90%) WebSphere
2 77 (6.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 70 (5.99%) WebLogic
4 51 (4.36%) MQSeries
5 42 (3.59%) Tomcat
6 37 (3.17%) IIS
7 33 (2.82%) SharePoint
8 27 (2.31%) IBM HTTP Server
9 25 (2.14%) Lync
10 24 (2.05%) JBoss
11 20 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 18 (1.54%) CMS
13 17 (1.45%) Tuxedo
14 16 (1.37%) MS Exchange
15 14 (1.20%) Apache
16 13 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
17 11 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
18 10 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
18 10 (0.86%) AquaLogic
19 8 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 98 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 84 (7.19%) MS Office
3 23 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.71%) MS Project
5 12 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.60%) Mingle
7 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.17%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.17%) SPSS
8 2 (0.17%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.086%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 52 (4.45%) Oracle EBS
2 47 (4.02%) Oracle Financials
3 33 (2.82%) SAP FI
3 33 (2.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 33 (2.82%) SAP CO
3 33 (2.82%) Oracle iProcurement
4 30 (2.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 27 (2.31%) Oracle 11i
6 24 (2.05%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 22 (1.88%) Agresso
8 21 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
9 19 (1.63%) Temenos T24
9 19 (1.63%) Finacle
10 18 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
10 18 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
11 14 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
11 14 (1.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 12 (1.03%) SAP CRM
13 10 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
14 6 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (1.20%) PaaS
2 8 (0.68%) IaaS
3 6 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.26%) SaaS
4 3 (0.26%) Office 365
4 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.086%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.086%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.93%) HTTP
2 40 (3.42%) Internet
3 29 (2.48%) FTP
4 24 (2.05%) LAN
5 23 (1.97%) WAN
5 23 (1.97%) DNS
6 21 (1.80%) Firewall
6 21 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (1.63%) DHCP
8 17 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 17 (1.45%) SSL
8 17 (1.45%) SAN
9 15 (1.28%) VPN
10 13 (1.11%) VoIP
11 12 (1.03%) Wireless
12 11 (0.94%) SSH
12 11 (0.94%) PBX
13 9 (0.77%) IPv4
13 9 (0.77%) VLAN
13 9 (0.77%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 82 (7.01%) DB2
3 76 (6.50%) Relational Database
4 53 (4.53%) Oracle Reports
5 42 (3.59%) Oracle Database
6 39 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (2.74%) RDBMS
8 31 (2.65%) Oracle Discoverer
9 24 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (1.63%) Data Mining
12 18 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (1.45%) MySQL
14 16 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (1.20%) OLAP
16 13 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
17 11 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
18 10 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
18 10 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
19 8 (0.68%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 54 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
2 53 (4.53%) Subversion
3 46 (3.93%) Maven
4 42 (3.59%) JIRA
5 38 (3.25%) Ant
6 36 (3.08%) Git (software)
7 30 (2.57%) Jenkins
8 28 (2.40%) Hudson
9 18 (1.54%) Visual Studio
10 17 (1.45%) JUnit
10 17 (1.45%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.28%) Rational Application Developer
12 11 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (0.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 9 (0.77%) Toad
14 9 (0.77%) Selenium
15 8 (0.68%) NUnit
15 8 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
16 7 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
16 7 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 314 (26.86%) Retail
2 175 (14.97%) Banking
3 118 (10.09%) Manufacturing
4 69 (5.90%) Telecoms
5 59 (5.05%) Legal
6 48 (4.11%) Marketing
7 42 (3.59%) Back Office
8 33 (2.82%) Retail Banking
9 23 (1.97%) Billing
10 20 (1.71%) German Language
11 18 (1.54%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.20%) General Ledger
13 10 (0.86%) Games
14 9 (0.77%) Automotive
15 7 (0.60%) Advertising
16 4 (0.34%) Law
16 4 (0.34%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.26%) Local Government
18 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
18 2 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 305 (26.09%) Analyst
2 198 (16.94%) Developer
3 127 (10.86%) Architect
4 105 (8.98%) Business Analyst
5 100 (8.55%) Project Manager
6 82 (7.01%) Consultant
7 73 (6.24%) Support Analyst
8 63 (5.39%) Senior Developer
9 60 (5.13%) Senior Manager
10 56 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
11 48 (4.11%) Java Developer
12 45 (3.85%) Oracle Analyst
13 30 (2.57%) Oracle Support Analyst
13 30 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (2.57%) Software Developer
14 29 (2.48%) Enterprise Architect
15 28 (2.40%) Support Manager
15 28 (2.40%) Build Manager
15 28 (2.40%) Junior
16 27 (2.31%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (12.15%) Middleware
2 124 (10.61%) XML
3 106 (9.07%) J2EE
4 97 (8.30%) .NET
5 80 (6.84%) HTML
6 74 (6.33%) CSS
7 60 (5.13%) Web Services
8 49 (4.19%) Oracle Fusion
9 46 (3.93%) ASP.NET
9 46 (3.93%) Spring
10 42 (3.59%) JMS
11 39 (3.34%) JSP
12 33 (2.82%) Struts
12 33 (2.82%) RESTful
13 32 (2.74%) JDBC
14 28 (2.40%) Hibernate
15 24 (2.05%) Servlets
15 24 (2.05%) EJB
16 23 (1.97%) Ajax
17 21 (1.80%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 167 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
3 49 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 42 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.08%) Mathematics
6 33 (2.82%) Open Source
7 27 (2.31%) PKI
8 20 (1.71%) Visualisation
9 18 (1.54%) SWIFT
10 17 (1.45%) FMCG
11 13 (1.11%) Data Integration
12 12 (1.03%) Data Conversion
13 11 (0.94%) N-Tier
14 10 (0.86%) User Experience
14 10 (0.86%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.68%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.68%) Smartphone
16 6 (0.51%) W3C
16 6 (0.51%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.51%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 162 (13.86%) Linux
2 155 (13.26%) UNIX
3 122 (10.44%) Windows
4 53 (4.53%) AIX
4 53 (4.53%) Solaris
5 27 (2.31%) HPUX
6 25 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.94%) Android
10 11 (0.94%) CentOS
11 10 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.68%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.60%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.51%) VMS
14 6 (0.51%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.17%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (16.34%) Project Management
2 159 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (10.95%) E-Commerce
4 98 (8.38%) ITIL
4 98 (8.38%) MVC
5 95 (8.13%) Waterfall
6 87 (7.44%) Change Management
7 82 (7.01%) PRINCE2
8 70 (5.99%) CRM
9 68 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 68 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 63 (5.39%) Mentoring
10 63 (5.39%) Programme Management
11 58 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
12 56 (4.79%) Risk Management
13 51 (4.36%) Line Management
14 50 (4.28%) ERP
15 48 (4.11%) Product Management
16 44 (3.76%) Release Management
16 44 (3.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 295 (25.24%) SQL
2 245 (20.96%) Java
3 93 (7.96%) JavaScript
4 66 (5.65%) C#
5 59 (5.05%) C
6 58 (4.96%) Shell Script
7 53 (4.53%) C++
8 49 (4.19%) PL/SQL
9 34 (2.91%) VB
10 32 (2.74%) Perl
11 23 (1.97%) Bash Shell
12 22 (1.88%) T-SQL
13 19 (1.63%) VBA
14 18 (1.54%) VB6
15 15 (1.28%) Delphi
16 14 (1.20%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.86%) COBOL
17 10 (0.86%) VB.NET
18 9 (0.77%) Python
19 8 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 156 (13.34%) Degree
2 117 (10.01%) Security Cleared
3 88 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.74%) ISEB
5 25 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 25 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (2.14%) ISTQB
6 17 (1.45%) CRISC
6 17 (1.45%) CCNA
6 17 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 17 (1.45%) CISA
6 17 (1.45%) CISM
7 16 (1.37%) PMP
8 15 (1.28%) CGEIT
9 13 (1.11%) CISSP
10 12 (1.03%) Sun Certification
11 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.94%) CCNP
12 10 (0.86%) MCSE
12 10 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.08%) SLA
2 31 (2.65%) QA
3 24 (2.05%) ISO 9001
4 18 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (1.45%) ISO 8583
6 7 (0.60%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.17%) COBIT
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.17%) BS25999
7 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.086%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.20%) XenApp
4 14 (1.20%) VMware ESX
5 12 (1.03%) Terminal Services
6 11 (0.94%) vSphere
7 7 (0.60%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.26%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.26%) vCloud
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.086%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.086%) SRDF
11 1 (0.086%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.086%) Samba
11 1 (0.086%) Firmware
11 1 (0.086%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (1.28%) Tivoli
2 8 (0.68%) Cisco IPCC
3 7 (0.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 7 (0.60%) EdgeSight
4 5 (0.43%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.43%) SCCM
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.086%) Control-M
7 1 (0.086%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.086%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.086%) OpenView
7 1 (0.086%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.086%) SCOM
7 1 (0.086%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.086%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.086%) Puppet
Vendors
1 304 (26.01%) Oracle
2 162 (13.86%) Microsoft
3 85 (7.27%) IBM
4 59 (5.05%) SAP
5 58 (4.96%) VMware
6 52 (4.45%) Cisco
7 39 (3.34%) HP
8 30 (2.57%) Business Objects
9 29 (2.48%) Citrix
10 28 (2.40%) TIBCO
11 26 (2.22%) Sun
12 21 (1.80%) CheckPoint
13 18 (1.54%) Planview
13 18 (1.54%) CA
14 16 (1.37%) EMC
14 16 (1.37%) Red Hat
15 15 (1.28%) Fujitsu
16 12 (1.03%) EPiServer
16 12 (1.03%) BEA
17 11 (0.94%) Informatica
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + exclusive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum - commission, bonus, trips away, health ca
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Montash
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £85,000 to £200,000 per annum including Excellent Benefits Packag
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £48000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago