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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 550 424 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.99% 21.09% 26.58%
As % of the General category 57.71% 47.37% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 421 304 566
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
953 895 1408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.56% 44.53% 48.35%
Number of salaries quoted 763 685 1070
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £67,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 170 £47,500 +18.75% 19
Hemel Hempstead +23 78 £67,500 -6.57% 5
Rickmansworth 0 42 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Hitchin +9 36 £60,000 +44.57% 2
Stevenage +1 27 £38,500 +24.19% 2
St Albans -3 18 £46,250 +8.82% 5
Potters Bar +6 17 £55,000 +57.14%
Welwyn Garden City +6 14 £55,000 +27.16% 2
Letchworth -4 8 £32,000 +20.75% 1
Bishop's Stortford +11 5 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Harpenden - 3 £40,000 -
Hoddesdon - 2 £45,000 - 1
Kings Langley - 1 £47,500 - 1
Borehamwood - 1 £45,000 - 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 350 (29.00%) Retail
2 326 (27.01%) Oracle
3 316 (26.18%) SQL
4 264 (21.87%) Java
5 206 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
6 186 (15.41%) Microsoft
6 186 (15.41%) Degree
7 185 (15.33%) Project Management
8 180 (14.91%) Linux
9 170 (14.08%) UNIX
10 166 (13.75%) Banking
11 156 (12.92%) Security Cleared
12 149 (12.34%) E-Commerce
13 144 (11.93%) Windows
14 138 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
15 131 (10.85%) Middleware
15 131 (10.85%) Manufacturing
16 122 (10.11%) WebSphere
17 120 (9.94%) ITIL
18 115 (9.53%) HTML
19 114 (9.44%) .NET
19 114 (9.44%) SQL Server
19 114 (9.44%) Telecoms
20 112 (9.28%) J2EE
21 111 (9.20%) XML
22 104 (8.62%) MS Excel
22 104 (8.62%) SC Cleared
23 103 (8.53%) JavaScript
23 103 (8.53%) Change Management
24 100 (8.29%) MS Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 122 (10.11%) WebSphere
2 92 (7.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 75 (6.21%) WebLogic
4 74 (6.13%) Tomcat
5 67 (5.55%) MQSeries
6 49 (4.06%) IIS
7 42 (3.48%) IBM HTTP Server
8 37 (3.07%) Apache
9 36 (2.98%) CMS
10 29 (2.40%) SharePoint Server
11 24 (1.99%) Lync
12 17 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 16 (1.33%) MS Exchange
14 14 (1.16%) Tuxedo
15 13 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
16 11 (0.91%) SharePoint
16 11 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 10 (0.83%) TPMS
17 10 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
18 5 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 104 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 100 (8.29%) MS Office
3 25 (2.07%) MS Project
4 18 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.24%) Photoshop
6 13 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.66%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.58%) Mingle
9 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.25%) InDesign
11 2 (0.17%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 36 (2.98%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (2.73%) Oracle Financials
3 25 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (1.82%) Oracle iProcurement
5 18 (1.49%) Oracle 11i
6 16 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (1.08%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 12 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
8 12 (0.99%) SAP CO
8 12 (0.99%) SAP FI
9 9 (0.75%) Agresso
9 9 (0.75%) Temenos T24
9 9 (0.75%) Finacle
10 8 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
10 8 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
10 8 (0.66%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 7 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.82%) PaaS
2 12 (0.99%) IaaS
3 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.50%) Office 365
5 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.083%) GitHub
6 1 (0.083%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (5.39%) HTTP
2 50 (4.14%) Internet
3 42 (3.48%) FTP
3 42 (3.48%) LAN
4 38 (3.15%) WAN
5 36 (2.98%) Firewall
6 33 (2.73%) DNS
7 29 (2.40%) DHCP
8 27 (2.24%) TCP/IP
9 24 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (1.41%) VPN
11 16 (1.33%) Wireless
12 15 (1.24%) VoIP
13 14 (1.16%) MPLS
14 11 (0.91%) SSL
14 11 (0.91%) VLAN
14 11 (0.91%) Network Security
15 9 (0.75%) SSH
15 9 (0.75%) PBX
16 7 (0.58%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 92 (7.62%) DB2
3 82 (6.79%) Relational Database
4 47 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (3.56%) Oracle Reports
5 43 (3.56%) RDBMS
5 43 (3.56%) Oracle Database
6 30 (2.49%) MySQL
7 23 (1.91%) Data Mining
8 20 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (1.57%) Oracle Discoverer
10 18 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
11 16 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.24%) Informix
12 15 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
13 14 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 10 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 39 (3.23%) Subversion
2 37 (3.07%) Oracle Forms
3 33 (2.73%) Ant
4 31 (2.57%) Maven
4 31 (2.57%) JIRA
5 30 (2.49%) Eclipse
6 28 (2.32%) Git (software)
7 22 (1.82%) JUnit
7 22 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 20 (1.66%) Hudson
8 20 (1.66%) Jenkins
9 15 (1.24%) Rational Application Developer
9 15 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
10 13 (1.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 13 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (0.99%) Selenium
12 11 (0.91%) NUnit
13 7 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
13 7 (0.58%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.58%) MSTest
General
1 350 (29.00%) Retail
2 166 (13.75%) Banking
3 131 (10.85%) Manufacturing
4 114 (9.44%) Telecoms
5 62 (5.14%) Back Office
6 57 (4.72%) Legal
7 56 (4.64%) Marketing
8 32 (2.65%) German Language
9 20 (1.66%) Games
10 19 (1.57%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.41%) Retail Banking
12 16 (1.33%) General Ledger
13 15 (1.24%) Billing
14 13 (1.08%) Online Betting
15 10 (0.83%) Law
16 9 (0.75%) Automotive
17 4 (0.33%) Advertising
18 3 (0.25%) Local Government
19 2 (0.17%) Publishing
19 2 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 306 (25.35%) Analyst
2 198 (16.40%) Developer
3 133 (11.02%) Architect
4 104 (8.62%) Business Analyst
5 94 (7.79%) Project Manager
6 77 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 76 (6.30%) Consultant
8 51 (4.23%) Senior Manager
9 49 (4.06%) Senior Developer
10 45 (3.73%) Java Developer
11 44 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
12 34 (2.82%) Programmer
13 33 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
13 33 (2.73%) Operations Analyst
13 33 (2.73%) Senior Architect
14 32 (2.65%) Operations Support Analyst
15 31 (2.57%) Junior
16 28 (2.32%) Software Developer
16 28 (2.32%) .NET Developer
17 27 (2.24%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (10.85%) Middleware
2 115 (9.53%) HTML
3 114 (9.44%) .NET
4 112 (9.28%) J2EE
5 111 (9.20%) XML
6 87 (7.21%) CSS
7 60 (4.97%) ASP.NET
8 48 (3.98%) JDBC
9 47 (3.89%) Web Services
10 46 (3.81%) JSP
11 41 (3.40%) JMS
12 36 (2.98%) XHTML
13 35 (2.90%) Oracle Fusion
14 31 (2.57%) jQuery
15 30 (2.49%) Spring
16 29 (2.40%) Struts
17 24 (1.99%) EJB
17 24 (1.99%) Servlets
18 22 (1.82%) HTML5
19 20 (1.66%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 206 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 47 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 40 (3.31%) PKI
6 36 (2.98%) Open Source
7 32 (2.65%) Mathematics
8 19 (1.57%) Visualisation
9 17 (1.41%) Data Conversion
9 17 (1.41%) Digital Media
10 16 (1.33%) Kindle
11 15 (1.24%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.24%) User Experience
12 14 (1.16%) FMCG
12 14 (1.16%) Online Games
13 13 (1.08%) W3C
13 13 (1.08%) SWIFT
14 11 (0.91%) Data Integration
15 8 (0.66%) Smartphone
15 8 (0.66%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 180 (14.91%) Linux
2 170 (14.08%) UNIX
3 144 (11.93%) Windows
4 71 (5.88%) AIX
5 62 (5.14%) Solaris
6 37 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (2.73%) HPUX
9 20 (1.66%) CentOS
10 18 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (1.33%) Android
12 15 (1.24%) Apple iOS
13 12 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.99%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.91%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.58%) VMS
16 6 (0.50%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
18 2 (0.17%) uClinux
19 1 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (15.33%) Project Management
2 149 (12.34%) E-Commerce
3 138 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (9.94%) ITIL
5 103 (8.53%) Change Management
6 95 (7.87%) PRINCE2
7 93 (7.71%) MVC
8 72 (5.97%) ERP
9 69 (5.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 67 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 66 (5.47%) Waterfall
12 62 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
13 61 (5.05%) Programme Management
13 61 (5.05%) Mentoring
14 56 (4.64%) Line Management
14 56 (4.64%) Service Delivery
15 53 (4.39%) Risk Management
15 53 (4.39%) CRM
16 50 (4.14%) Information Security
16 50 (4.14%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 316 (26.18%) SQL
2 264 (21.87%) Java
3 103 (8.53%) JavaScript
4 79 (6.55%) C#
5 76 (6.30%) C
6 61 (5.05%) Shell Script
7 53 (4.39%) Perl
8 48 (3.98%) C++
9 41 (3.40%) PL/SQL
10 38 (3.15%) VB
11 33 (2.73%) Bash Shell
12 31 (2.57%) VBA
13 24 (1.99%) T-SQL
14 16 (1.33%) Python
14 16 (1.33%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.91%) VB6
16 10 (0.83%) VBScript
17 9 (0.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 8 (0.66%) XPath
18 8 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 186 (15.41%) Degree
2 156 (12.92%) Security Cleared
3 104 (8.62%) SC Cleared
4 39 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (2.32%) CCNA
6 23 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 21 (1.74%) ISEB
8 20 (1.66%) CISA
8 20 (1.66%) CISM
8 20 (1.66%) CRISC
9 19 (1.57%) ISTQB
9 19 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (1.33%) CISSP
11 15 (1.24%) CGEIT
12 14 (1.16%) CCNP
12 14 (1.16%) MCSE
13 13 (1.08%) PMI Certification
14 12 (0.99%) PMP
15 10 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.31%) ISO 9001
2 28 (2.32%) SLA
3 23 (1.91%) ISO 8583
4 20 (1.66%) QA
5 18 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.50%) WCAG
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
8 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 57 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 28 (2.32%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.82%) XenApp
5 12 (0.99%) XenDesktop
5 12 (0.99%) Terminal Services
6 9 (0.75%) VMware ESX
6 9 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (0.66%) vSphere
8 6 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.25%) vCloud
10 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.083%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.083%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.083%) SRDF
11 1 (0.083%) XenServer
11 1 (0.083%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (1.33%) Tivoli
2 12 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 6 (0.50%) SCCM
5 5 (0.41%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.33%) SCOM
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.083%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.083%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.083%) OpenView
9 1 (0.083%) BMC Performance Manager
9 1 (0.083%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.083%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.083%) Puppet
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 326 (27.01%) Oracle
2 186 (15.41%) Microsoft
3 80 (6.63%) IBM
4 67 (5.55%) VMware
5 64 (5.30%) Cisco
6 46 (3.81%) SAP
7 45 (3.73%) Citrix
8 41 (3.40%) HP
9 38 (3.15%) Fujitsu
10 36 (2.98%) Business Objects
11 35 (2.90%) CheckPoint
12 33 (2.73%) Red Hat
13 28 (2.32%) TIBCO
14 25 (2.07%) JBoss
15 19 (1.57%) Planview
16 17 (1.41%) CA
17 16 (1.33%) Sun
18 15 (1.24%) AppSense
18 15 (1.24%) ProCurve
19 14 (1.16%) Juniper
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: bonus+benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 15% bonus, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volaris Exec
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + management bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Salary: Highly Competitive plus Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive (Negotiable)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, healthcare, life, pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Montash
Salary: £100 - £120 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago