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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 371 442 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.05% 22.21% 23.46%
As % of the General category 41.97% 52.06% 54.86%
Number of salaries quoted 333 352 295
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £62,750
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
884 849 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 40.63% 42.66% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 753 635 592
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +1 134 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Hemel Hempstead -3 36 £45,000 -8.16% 6
Letchworth - 32 £38,750 - 2
St Albans +6 31 £55,000 - 2
Rickmansworth 0 30 £42,500 -37.26%
Stevenage -3 11 £42,500 +8.28% 3
Welwyn Garden City +12 10 £60,000 +12.67% 2
Borehamwood -9 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Hertford 0 3 £62,500 +13.63%
Hitchin -6 3 £23,500 -60.00% 1
Harpenden -17 2 £20,500 -26.78%
Royston - 2 - - 2
Berkhamsted - 2 £32,500 -
Abbots Langley - 1 £35,000 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 304 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (31.38%) SQL
3 164 (20.50%) Java
4 158 (19.75%) Oracle
5 116 (14.50%) .NET
6 109 (13.63%) SQL Server
7 108 (13.50%) MVC
8 103 (12.88%) Waterfall
9 97 (12.13%) C#
10 95 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
11 90 (11.25%) Windows
12 89 (11.13%) Microsoft
13 88 (11.00%) Banking
14 87 (10.88%) XML
14 87 (10.88%) Unix
15 84 (10.50%) SAP
16 83 (10.38%) IBM
17 82 (10.25%) ASP.NET
17 82 (10.25%) HTML
17 82 (10.25%) Project Management
17 82 (10.25%) Retail
18 80 (10.00%) JavaScript
19 79 (9.88%) Web Services
20 76 (9.50%) Degree
21 70 (8.75%) Linux
22 68 (8.50%) ITIL
22 68 (8.50%) Oracle Database
23 66 (8.25%) Spring
24 61 (7.63%) Windows Server
25 60 (7.50%) MS Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 47 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 40 (5.00%) IIS
3 25 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 24 (3.00%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 18 (2.25%) Apache
7 10 (1.25%) JBoss
8 8 (1.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.75%) MQSeries
9 6 (0.75%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.50%) Node.js
10 4 (0.50%) SAS
11 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.38%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.25%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.25%) Tuxedo
13 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.13%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 60 (7.50%) MS Office
2 53 (6.63%) MS Excel
3 35 (4.38%) MS Visio
4 22 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.63%) MS Project
6 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 31 (3.88%) SAP CO
2 31 (3.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 29 (3.63%) Oracle Financials
4 20 (2.50%) Sage 200
5 18 (2.25%) Oracle Cash Management
6 17 (2.13%) SAP PS
6 17 (2.13%) Unit4 Business World
7 16 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
8 13 (1.63%) Temenos T24
9 12 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
9 12 (1.50%) SAP FI-AP
9 12 (1.50%) SAP FI-AR
9 12 (1.50%) SAP SD
10 11 (1.38%) Finacle
10 11 (1.38%) FLEXCUBE
11 8 (1.00%) SAP Business One
12 7 (0.88%) SAP BPC
13 6 (0.75%) SAP HCM
13 6 (0.75%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.38%) SaaS
2 4 (0.50%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.88%) Firewall
1 15 (1.88%) SAN
2 11 (1.38%) Internet
2 11 (1.38%) LAN
2 11 (1.38%) NAS
2 11 (1.38%) VPN
2 11 (1.38%) WAN
3 10 (1.25%) Network Security
3 10 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.88%) LDAP
5 6 (0.75%) DHCP
5 6 (0.75%) DNS
5 6 (0.75%) SNMP
5 6 (0.75%) SSL
6 4 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.38%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (0.38%) SSH
7 3 (0.38%) Telnet
7 3 (0.38%) Wireless
8 2 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (13.63%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.50%) Oracle Database
3 39 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 31 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 17 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
7 15 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (1.75%) DB2
8 14 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (1.63%) MySQL
10 12 (1.50%) Informix
11 11 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.25%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.13%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.75%) SAP BW
15 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (3.38%) Selenium
2 20 (2.50%) HP UFT
3 16 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.00%) JIRA
4 14 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 13 (1.63%) Subversion
6 8 (1.00%) Maven
6 8 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.00%) Toad
6 8 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.88%) JMeter
8 6 (0.75%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.63%) Appium
10 4 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.50%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.50%) MSTest
10 4 (0.50%) NMock
10 4 (0.50%) NUnit
10 4 (0.50%) Rational Application Developer
10 4 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 88 (11.00%) Banking
2 82 (10.25%) Retail
3 37 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 32 (4.00%) Legal
4 32 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 23 (2.88%) General Ledger
6 21 (2.63%) Retail Banking
7 20 (2.50%) Marketing
8 15 (1.88%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.88%) Law
10 5 (0.63%) Local Government
11 4 (0.50%) Electronics
11 4 (0.50%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.25%) Advertising
12 2 (0.25%) Back Office
12 2 (0.25%) Front Office
12 2 (0.25%) Games
12 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 210 (26.25%) Analyst
2 165 (20.63%) Developer
3 79 (9.88%) Business Analyst
4 75 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 72 (9.00%) Java Developer
6 50 (6.25%) Consultant
7 45 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
8 40 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 40 (5.00%) Programmer
9 38 (4.75%) .NET Developer
9 38 (4.75%) Architect
10 36 (4.50%) Financial Analyst
11 34 (4.25%) Senior Manager
12 33 (4.13%) Senior Business Analyst
13 32 (4.00%) Support Analyst
14 31 (3.88%) Agile Project Manager
14 31 (3.88%) Test Analyst
15 29 (3.63%) Applications Support
16 26 (3.25%) SAP Analyst
17 25 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (14.50%) .NET
2 87 (10.88%) XML
3 82 (10.25%) ASP.NET
3 82 (10.25%) HTML
4 79 (9.88%) Web Services
5 66 (8.25%) Spring
6 57 (7.13%) Hibernate
7 55 (6.88%) REST
8 53 (6.63%) SOAP
9 52 (6.50%) .NET Framework
10 51 (6.38%) CSS
10 51 (6.38%) J2EE
11 49 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (5.50%) Entity Framework
13 43 (5.38%) jQuery
14 40 (5.00%) Java EE
15 36 (4.50%) WCF
16 33 (4.13%) JMS
17 27 (3.38%) Middleware
18 25 (3.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.13%) Fintech
5 16 (2.00%) N-Tier
6 14 (1.75%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.25%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.13%) Statistics
9 8 (1.00%) FMCG
9 8 (1.00%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.00%) Replication
9 8 (1.00%) SWIFT
10 7 (0.88%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.75%) NHS
11 6 (0.75%) PKI
12 5 (0.63%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.63%) User Experience
13 4 (0.50%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.50%) EqualLogic
13 4 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 90 (11.25%) Windows
2 87 (10.88%) Unix
3 70 (8.75%) Linux
4 61 (7.63%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.88%) AIX
8 11 (1.38%) HPUX
9 6 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.63%) Solaris
10 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.50%) Android
12 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (13.50%) MVC
3 103 (12.88%) Waterfall
4 82 (10.25%) Project Management
5 68 (8.50%) ITIL
6 59 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (6.75%) Line Management
8 52 (6.50%) PRINCE2
9 51 (6.38%) UML
10 50 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 48 (6.00%) Scrum
12 45 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 45 (5.63%) Presales
13 43 (5.38%) SDLC
14 40 (5.00%) OO
15 39 (4.88%) Mentoring
16 37 (4.63%) Analytics
16 37 (4.63%) Risk Management
16 37 (4.63%) TDD
17 35 (4.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 251 (31.38%) SQL
2 164 (20.50%) Java
3 97 (12.13%) C#
4 80 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 41 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 39 (4.88%) C
7 37 (4.63%) Shell Script
8 33 (4.13%) PL/SQL
9 22 (2.75%) VB
9 22 (2.75%) VB.NET
10 14 (1.75%) C++
11 13 (1.63%) Perl
12 10 (1.25%) Python
13 8 (1.00%) VB6
14 7 (0.88%) PHP
15 4 (0.50%) VBA
16 3 (0.38%) Erlang
17 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 1 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 76 (9.50%) Degree
2 39 (4.88%) ISEB
3 24 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.25%) ISTQB
5 17 (2.13%) ACCA
5 17 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.75%) CBAP
8 12 (1.50%) CCA
8 12 (1.50%) CCNP
9 11 (1.38%) PMI Certification
10 10 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.13%) CIMA
11 9 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (1.00%) PMP
13 6 (0.75%) CISA
13 6 (0.75%) HND
14 5 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 36 (4.50%) SLA
2 30 (3.75%) QA
3 11 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.00%) SEPA
5 7 (0.88%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.88%) ISO20022
6 6 (0.75%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.63%) COBIT
8 3 (0.38%) COSO
9 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 31 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.50%) NFS
4 4 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (0.88%) Data Guard
4 6 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.75%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.25%) EnCase
5 2 (0.25%) FTK
5 2 (0.25%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.13%) Nessus
6 1 (0.13%) SCCM
6 1 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 158 (19.75%) Oracle
2 89 (11.13%) Microsoft
3 84 (10.50%) SAP
4 83 (10.38%) IBM
5 38 (4.75%) Sage
6 34 (4.25%) VMware
7 33 (4.13%) HP
8 20 (2.50%) Cisco
9 13 (1.63%) CheckPoint
10 12 (1.50%) Citrix
10 12 (1.50%) Planview
11 8 (1.00%) Cognos
12 7 (0.88%) Avaya
12 7 (0.88%) F5
12 7 (0.88%) Juniper
12 7 (0.88%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.75%) Perforce
14 4 (0.50%) 3PAR
14 4 (0.50%) Dell
14 4 (0.50%) VocaLink
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bupa+Pension,etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: From £30,000 to £43,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
Quant Capital
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits package.
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + attractive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 15% bonus/Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita plc
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita plc
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £15,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + be- training, progression, pens
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago