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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 491 639 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.45% 24.88% 17.73%
As % of the General category 55.67% 55.32% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 396 478 250
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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
882 1155 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.73% 44.98% 44.89%
Number of salaries quoted 692 880 737
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,850 £85,000
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 3 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 3 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 -3 130 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Rickmansworth 0 71 £55,000 -15.38% 5
St Albans -5 54 £50,000 +4.16% 4
Hemel Hempstead -10 51 £60,000 -14.28% 4
Welwyn Garden City -3 19 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Stevenage -5 13 £32,000 -20.00%
Hitchin 0 7 £75,000 +25.00%
Bishop's Stortford +13 5 £52,500 +23.52%
Letchworth -5 5 £24,000 -20.00% 2
Potters Bar -3 2 £58,500 +46.25%
Hertford +14 1 £95,000 +111.11%
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Royston - 1 £60,000 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 291 (31.91%) SQL
2 268 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (25.33%) Java
4 216 (23.68%) Oracle
5 159 (17.43%) Project Management
6 146 (16.01%) .NET
7 132 (14.47%) PRINCE2
8 129 (14.14%) JavaScript
9 126 (13.82%) Microsoft
10 117 (12.83%) Retail
11 111 (12.17%) Linux
12 102 (11.18%) SQL Server
13 101 (11.07%) Windows
14 100 (10.96%) XML
15 99 (10.86%) Degree
16 97 (10.64%) SDLC
17 96 (10.53%) Scrum
18 93 (10.20%) HTML
19 92 (10.09%) Banking
20 86 (9.43%) MS Excel
20 86 (9.43%) Oracle Database
21 84 (9.21%) UNIX
21 84 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
22 82 (8.99%) Spring
23 81 (8.88%) J2EE
24 80 (8.77%) CSS
24 80 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
25 79 (8.66%) Waterfall
26 78 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
27 77 (8.44%) SAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 39 (4.28%) WebSphere
2 38 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 38 (4.17%) Apache
3 33 (3.62%) Tomcat
4 24 (2.63%) IIS
5 23 (2.52%) JBoss
5 23 (2.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 22 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 21 (2.30%) CMS
8 10 (1.10%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.10%) MS Exchange
9 9 (0.99%) Tuxedo
10 8 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.77%) MQSeries
11 7 (0.77%) AquaLogic
12 5 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 86 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 59 (6.47%) MS Office
3 39 (4.28%) MS Visio
4 25 (2.74%) MS Project
4 25 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.22%) SPSS
6 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.22%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.22%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 39 (4.28%) Oracle Financials
2 25 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (1.97%) SAP Business One
5 17 (1.86%) SAP FI/CO
5 17 (1.86%) SAP CO
5 17 (1.86%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.99%) Agresso
7 8 (0.88%) Temenos T24
7 8 (0.88%) Finacle
8 7 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
10 5 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
11 4 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.44%) SAP SD
12 3 (0.33%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.99%) SaaS
1 9 (0.99%) Office 365
2 7 (0.77%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.62%) HTTP
2 27 (2.96%) DNS
3 23 (2.52%) Firewall
4 22 (2.41%) DHCP
5 19 (2.08%) Internet
6 14 (1.54%) SAN
7 13 (1.43%) SSL
7 13 (1.43%) LAN
7 13 (1.43%) WAN
8 11 (1.21%) Network Security
9 10 (1.10%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.66%) VPN
10 6 (0.66%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.55%) VLAN
11 5 (0.55%) Wireless
11 5 (0.55%) NAS
12 4 (0.44%) IPv4
13 3 (0.33%) SMTP
13 3 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (0.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 86 (9.43%) Oracle Database
3 70 (7.68%) Relational Database
4 43 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 24 (2.63%) MySQL
7 24 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 24 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
8 23 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 22 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (2.41%) RDBMS
10 20 (2.19%) NoSQL
11 19 (2.08%) Sybase ASE
11 19 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.54%) DB2
14 13 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (1.21%) Informix
Development Applications
1 30 (3.29%) Visual Studio
2 29 (3.18%) Maven
3 20 (2.19%) JIRA
4 19 (2.08%) Ant
4 19 (2.08%) HP UFT
5 17 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (1.75%) Selenium
6 16 (1.75%) Subversion
7 15 (1.64%) Git (software)
8 14 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (1.43%) Jenkins
10 11 (1.21%) Hudson
11 9 (0.99%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.77%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.55%) JUnit
13 5 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
14 4 (0.44%) TestDirector
14 4 (0.44%) Xcode
14 4 (0.44%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.44%) SoapUI
General
1 117 (12.83%) Retail
2 92 (10.09%) Banking
3 64 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.18%) Marketing
5 27 (2.96%) Legal
6 26 (2.85%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.19%) Games
8 18 (1.97%) Online Betting
9 8 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 8 (0.88%) Automotive
10 6 (0.66%) Electronics
11 4 (0.44%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.33%) Back Office
12 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.33%) Law
12 3 (0.33%) Billing
13 2 (0.22%) Advertising
14 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 227 (24.89%) Developer
2 166 (18.20%) Analyst
3 118 (12.94%) Project Manager
4 75 (8.22%) Business Analyst
5 74 (8.11%) Consultant
6 60 (6.58%) Architect
7 52 (5.70%) Development Manager
8 49 (5.37%) Agile Project Manager
9 46 (5.04%) .NET Developer
10 45 (4.93%) Java Developer
11 41 (4.50%) Systems Analyst
12 40 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
13 38 (4.17%) Software Developer
14 37 (4.06%) Web Developer
15 33 (3.62%) Senior Manager
16 31 (3.40%) Administrator
16 31 (3.40%) Senior Project Manager
17 30 (3.29%) Programmer
18 29 (3.18%) Business Systems Analyst
19 27 (2.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (16.01%) .NET
2 100 (10.96%) XML
3 93 (10.20%) HTML
4 82 (8.99%) Spring
5 81 (8.88%) J2EE
6 80 (8.77%) CSS
7 73 (8.00%) Web Services
8 70 (7.68%) ASP.NET
9 62 (6.80%) Hibernate
10 38 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (4.06%) Middleware
12 32 (3.51%) jQuery
13 28 (3.07%) JSP
14 26 (2.85%) Struts
15 25 (2.74%) AngularJS
16 24 (2.63%) HTML5
17 21 (2.30%) Java EE
18 20 (2.19%) .NET Framework
18 20 (2.19%) KnockoutJS
19 18 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.06%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.63%) FMCG
5 19 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (1.97%) Online Games
7 17 (1.86%) Data Centre
8 15 (1.64%) PKI
9 11 (1.21%) PMI
9 11 (1.21%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.10%) Spread Betting
10 10 (1.10%) Economics
11 8 (0.88%) Mainframe
11 8 (0.88%) iPad
12 7 (0.77%) SWIFT
12 7 (0.77%) Kinect
12 7 (0.77%) iPhone
12 7 (0.77%) Raspberry Pi
12 7 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 111 (12.17%) Linux
2 101 (11.07%) Windows
3 84 (9.21%) UNIX
4 19 (2.08%) CentOS
5 17 (1.86%) Android
5 17 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.43%) Solaris
8 12 (1.32%) AIX
9 11 (1.21%) HPUX
9 11 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.33%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.22%) VMS
11 2 (0.22%) Debian
11 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (17.43%) Project Management
3 132 (14.47%) PRINCE2
4 97 (10.64%) SDLC
5 96 (10.53%) Scrum
6 84 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 79 (8.66%) Waterfall
8 78 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
9 64 (7.02%) MVC
10 61 (6.69%) People Management
11 49 (5.37%) E-Commerce
12 45 (4.93%) Data Modelling
13 42 (4.61%) ITIL
13 42 (4.61%) DSDM
13 42 (4.61%) Change Management
14 40 (4.39%) Software Engineering
14 40 (4.39%) Business Analysis
15 39 (4.28%) Enterprise Architecture
15 39 (4.28%) Risk Management
15 39 (4.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 291 (31.91%) SQL
2 231 (25.33%) Java
3 129 (14.14%) JavaScript
4 66 (7.24%) C#
5 63 (6.91%) C
6 58 (6.36%) PL/SQL
7 45 (4.93%) C++
8 37 (4.06%) T-SQL
9 32 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 15 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 15 (1.64%) Python
11 12 (1.32%) Perl
12 10 (1.10%) VB
13 8 (0.88%) VB6
13 8 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.77%) COBOL
14 7 (0.77%) Delphi
15 6 (0.66%) PHP
16 5 (0.55%) VBA
16 5 (0.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 99 (10.86%) Degree
2 47 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 46 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.74%) ISEB
4 25 (2.74%) PMI Certification
5 22 (2.41%) PMP
6 15 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (1.32%) MCSE
8 12 (1.32%) CISM
9 11 (1.21%) CCNP
10 10 (1.10%) CISSP
11 9 (0.99%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.88%) ACCA
12 8 (0.88%) HND
12 8 (0.88%) CCDP
13 7 (0.77%) CIMA
13 7 (0.77%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.17%) QA
2 31 (3.40%) SLA
3 29 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.21%) ISO 8583
6 9 (0.99%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.33%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 19 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.97%) VMware ESX
3 17 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.86%) Firmware
4 13 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.88%) vSphere
7 3 (0.33%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.33%) NFS
7 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.22%) SRDF
8 2 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.11%) vCloud
9 1 (0.11%) iptables
9 1 (0.11%) Samba
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.11%) Postfix
9 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.10%) Data Guard
2 9 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.66%) SCOM
5 4 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.33%) Puppet
6 3 (0.33%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.33%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.33%) SCCM
7 2 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.22%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (0.22%) SnapMirror
7 2 (0.22%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.11%) vMotion
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.11%) Control-M
8 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 216 (23.68%) Oracle
2 126 (13.82%) Microsoft
3 77 (8.44%) SAP
4 43 (4.71%) VMware
5 41 (4.50%) IBM
6 35 (3.84%) HP
7 28 (3.07%) Sybase
8 27 (2.96%) Cisco
9 21 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 20 (2.19%) Jaspersoft
11 18 (1.97%) Citrix
12 15 (1.64%) Cognos
13 12 (1.32%) Juniper
13 12 (1.32%) Sage
13 12 (1.32%) CheckPoint
14 11 (1.21%) Tableau
15 10 (1.10%) F5
15 10 (1.10%) BEA
15 10 (1.10%) CA
16 8 (0.88%) EMC
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45k + pension, 25 days, training and more!
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ph.D. Search and Selection
Salary: negotiable depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Montash
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Car
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago