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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 516 601 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.43% 24.29% 19.65%
As % of the General category 56.21% 56.17% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 430 446 270
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £83,500 £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
918 1070 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.12% 43.25% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 743 834 722
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 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 31 July 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 0 152 £52,500 +8.24% 12
Rickmansworth 0 91 £55,000 +9.45%
St Albans -7 56 £50,000 +4.16% 3
Hemel Hempstead -16 37 £60,000 -14.28% 5
Welwyn Garden City 0 18 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Stevenage -10 8 £35,000 -22.22%
Bishop's Stortford +11 5 £52,500 +23.52%
Letchworth +3 5 £24,000 -12.72% 1
Hertford +15 4 £67,500 +50.00%
Berkhamsted +6 3 - -
Hoddesdon -4 1 £43,000 -4.44%
Hitchin -6 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Royston - 1 £60,000 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 308 (31.95%) SQL
2 293 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (22.41%) Java
4 213 (22.10%) Oracle
5 174 (18.05%) Project Management
6 135 (14.00%) .NET
7 132 (13.69%) PRINCE2
8 126 (13.07%) Microsoft
9 114 (11.83%) Linux
10 112 (11.62%) JavaScript
10 112 (11.62%) Retail
11 110 (11.41%) Banking
12 109 (11.31%) Degree
13 103 (10.68%) XML
14 101 (10.48%) Windows
15 100 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
16 98 (10.17%) SQL Server
17 96 (9.96%) Scrum
18 95 (9.85%) HTML
18 95 (9.85%) Waterfall
19 94 (9.75%) SDLC
20 92 (9.54%) MS Excel
21 91 (9.44%) UNIX
22 89 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
23 88 (9.13%) SAP
24 81 (8.40%) MS Office
25 77 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
25 77 (7.99%) Oracle Database
26 75 (7.78%) CSS
27 73 (7.57%) Spring

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (3.94%) Apache
2 37 (3.84%) Tomcat
3 33 (3.42%) WebLogic
4 32 (3.32%) WebSphere
5 24 (2.49%) IIS
6 23 (2.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 18 (1.87%) CMS
7 18 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (1.66%) JBoss
9 11 (1.14%) SharePoint
10 10 (1.04%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.31%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.21%) Tuxedo
15 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.21%) Liferay
Applications
1 92 (9.54%) MS Excel
2 81 (8.40%) MS Office
3 52 (5.39%) MS Visio
4 29 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (2.70%) MS Project
6 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.21%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 41 (4.25%) Oracle Financials
2 30 (3.11%) Oracle Applications
3 27 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO
3 27 (2.80%) SAP CO
3 27 (2.80%) SAP FI
4 22 (2.28%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (1.45%) SAP Business One
7 10 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.93%) SAP SD
9 8 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (0.73%) Finacle
10 7 (0.73%) Temenos T24
11 6 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
11 6 (0.62%) Agresso
11 6 (0.62%) SAP MM
12 5 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
12 5 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 4 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.04%) SaaS
2 7 (0.73%) Office 365
2 7 (0.73%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.10%) PaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.42%) HTTP
2 28 (2.90%) Firewall
3 25 (2.59%) DNS
4 22 (2.28%) DHCP
5 17 (1.76%) LAN
5 17 (1.76%) WAN
5 17 (1.76%) Internet
5 17 (1.76%) Network Security
6 12 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.24%) SSL
7 11 (1.14%) SAN
8 8 (0.83%) VLAN
8 8 (0.83%) Wireless
9 6 (0.62%) VPN
9 6 (0.62%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.52%) NAS
11 4 (0.41%) MPLS
11 4 (0.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 77 (7.99%) Oracle Database
3 57 (5.91%) Relational Database
4 39 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (3.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 30 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (2.70%) MySQL
9 25 (2.59%) RDBMS
10 24 (2.49%) MongoDB
11 23 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (2.28%) NoSQL
13 20 (2.07%) Sybase ASE
13 20 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (1.56%) Informix
15 15 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (1.45%) QlikView
17 13 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (2.39%) HP UFT
1 23 (2.39%) Maven
2 21 (2.18%) JIRA
2 21 (2.18%) Visual Studio
3 17 (1.76%) Selenium
3 17 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.66%) Ant
5 14 (1.45%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.14%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.04%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.93%) Subversion
9 8 (0.83%) Hudson
10 7 (0.73%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.52%) JUnit
11 5 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.41%) Xcode
12 4 (0.41%) NUnit
12 4 (0.41%) PowerBuilder
12 4 (0.41%) Gradle
12 4 (0.41%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 112 (11.62%) Retail
2 110 (11.41%) Banking
3 69 (7.16%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.53%) Legal
5 33 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 28 (2.90%) Marketing
7 22 (2.28%) Games
8 18 (1.87%) Online Betting
9 11 (1.14%) Retail Banking
10 8 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 8 (0.83%) Automotive
11 7 (0.73%) Electronics
11 7 (0.73%) Billing
12 5 (0.52%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.21%) Local Government
13 2 (0.21%) Law
13 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.10%) Back Office
14 1 (0.10%) Advertising
14 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 223 (23.13%) Developer
2 199 (20.64%) Analyst
3 123 (12.76%) Project Manager
4 108 (11.20%) Business Analyst
5 65 (6.74%) Consultant
6 58 (6.02%) Architect
7 52 (5.39%) Systems Analyst
7 52 (5.39%) Development Manager
7 52 (5.39%) Agile Project Manager
8 48 (4.98%) .NET Developer
9 45 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
10 42 (4.36%) Java Developer
11 40 (4.15%) Business Systems Analyst
12 39 (4.05%) Programmer
13 35 (3.63%) Senior Manager
13 35 (3.63%) Web Developer
14 34 (3.53%) Software Developer
15 31 (3.22%) Senior Project Manager
16 29 (3.01%) Test Analyst
16 29 (3.01%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (14.00%) .NET
2 103 (10.68%) XML
3 95 (9.85%) HTML
4 75 (7.78%) CSS
5 73 (7.57%) Spring
6 70 (7.26%) J2EE
7 64 (6.64%) ASP.NET
8 58 (6.02%) Web Services
9 57 (5.91%) Hibernate
10 40 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (2.90%) Middleware
12 27 (2.80%) JSP
13 26 (2.70%) jQuery
14 24 (2.49%) AngularJS
15 22 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 22 (2.28%) HTML5
16 19 (1.97%) .NET Framework
17 18 (1.87%) Java EE
18 17 (1.76%) KnockoutJS
18 17 (1.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 100 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.56%) Computer Science
3 29 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.39%) FMCG
5 21 (2.18%) Data Centre
6 18 (1.87%) Online Games
7 13 (1.35%) Visualisation
8 11 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.14%) PKI
9 10 (1.04%) Replication
9 10 (1.04%) Spread Betting
9 10 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.93%) PMI
11 8 (0.83%) Mainframe
11 8 (0.83%) Economics
11 8 (0.83%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.73%) iPhone
12 7 (0.73%) Blog
12 7 (0.73%) iPad
12 7 (0.73%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 114 (11.83%) Linux
2 101 (10.48%) Windows
3 91 (9.44%) UNIX
4 20 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (1.97%) AIX
6 18 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (1.87%) CentOS
7 16 (1.66%) Android
8 15 (1.56%) HPUX
9 14 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.83%) Solaris
12 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.21%) Debian
15 2 (0.21%) VMS
15 2 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (18.05%) Project Management
3 132 (13.69%) PRINCE2
4 96 (9.96%) Scrum
5 95 (9.85%) Waterfall
6 94 (9.75%) SDLC
7 89 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 77 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
9 54 (5.60%) MVC
9 54 (5.60%) People Management
10 51 (5.29%) Business Analysis
11 47 (4.88%) Mentoring
12 45 (4.67%) ITIL
13 44 (4.56%) E-Commerce
14 42 (4.36%) Risk Management
15 41 (4.25%) Change Management
15 41 (4.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 41 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 41 (4.25%) Analytics
16 40 (4.15%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 308 (31.95%) SQL
2 216 (22.41%) Java
3 112 (11.62%) JavaScript
4 66 (6.85%) C
4 66 (6.85%) C#
5 62 (6.43%) PL/SQL
6 44 (4.56%) T-SQL
7 39 (4.05%) C++
8 38 (3.94%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.66%) VB.NET
9 16 (1.66%) Python
10 15 (1.56%) Perl
11 7 (0.73%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 5 (0.52%) PHP
13 4 (0.41%) VBA
13 4 (0.41%) VB
13 4 (0.41%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.31%) MUMPS
15 2 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 109 (11.31%) Degree
2 46 (4.77%) Security Cleared
3 43 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 35 (3.63%) ISEB
5 24 (2.49%) PMI Certification
6 23 (2.39%) PMP
7 21 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (1.97%) CCNP
9 16 (1.66%) CBAP
10 14 (1.45%) CISM
10 14 (1.45%) CISSP
10 14 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (1.14%) CCDP
12 11 (1.14%) HND
12 11 (1.14%) MCSE
13 10 (1.04%) ACCA
14 8 (0.83%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.73%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.15%) QA
2 32 (3.32%) SLA
3 24 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.76%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.83%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.10%) P3O
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) COSO
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.76%) VMware ESX
3 17 (1.76%) Firmware
4 14 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.04%) vSphere
7 3 (0.31%) NFS
7 3 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.21%) SRDF
8 2 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.10%) vCloud
9 1 (0.10%) iptables
9 1 (0.10%) Samba
9 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.10%) Postfix
9 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.04%) Data Guard
3 9 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.62%) SCOM
5 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.31%) SCCM
7 2 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.21%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.21%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (0.21%) SnapMirror
7 2 (0.21%) SnapVault
7 2 (0.21%) Puppet
8 1 (0.10%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.10%) vMotion
8 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 213 (22.10%) Oracle
2 126 (13.07%) Microsoft
3 88 (9.13%) SAP
4 40 (4.15%) VMware
5 38 (3.94%) HP
6 37 (3.84%) Cisco
7 35 (3.63%) IBM
8 26 (2.70%) Sybase
9 24 (2.49%) Red Hat
10 19 (1.97%) Jaspersoft
11 17 (1.76%) Juniper
12 16 (1.66%) F5
12 16 (1.66%) Tableau
13 15 (1.56%) Citrix
14 13 (1.35%) Cognos
15 11 (1.14%) CheckPoint
16 10 (1.04%) CA
17 9 (0.93%) Sage
18 7 (0.73%) Google
18 7 (0.73%) AppDynamics
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £68,000 to £82,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
e-Recruiter
Salary: £22000 per annum + CIMA or ACA Qualification
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £90,000 to £126,000 per annum including Car + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Montash
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £60,000 to £76,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 15% Bonus, £6000 Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £58000 per annum + bonus + stock + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k + Pension, 25 days, flexi time and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
IHS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: plus car
Posted: 14 days ago