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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 472 442 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.95% 22.96% 26.85%
As % of the General category 52.50% 54.30% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 380 269 526
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
899 814 1384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 43.70% 42.29% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 674 544 1073
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 0 148 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Rickmansworth +1 52 £72,500 +16.00%
Hitchin - 36 £57,500 -
Hemel Hempstead 0 35 £49,000 +36.11% 3
St Albans -14 20 £52,500 +66.66% 7
Welwyn Garden City -5 12 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Stevenage -15 9 £39,250 +0.64%
Potters Bar +2 7 £47,500 +58.33%
Borehamwood +2 5 £45,000 +55.17% 1
Harpenden - 2 £28,000 - 1
Hertford +5 1 £55,000 +124.48%
Hoddesdon - 1 £50,000 -
Berkhamsted - 1 - -
Broxbourne - 1 £75,000 - 1
Cheshunt - 1 £75,000 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 296 (28.27%) Oracle
2 283 (27.03%) SQL
3 244 (23.30%) Retail
4 228 (21.78%) Java
5 161 (15.38%) Project Management
6 160 (15.28%) Banking
7 158 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
8 152 (14.52%) Microsoft
9 146 (13.94%) XML
10 143 (13.66%) Degree
11 141 (13.47%) Linux
12 136 (12.99%) UNIX
13 132 (12.61%) Middleware
14 121 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
15 116 (11.08%) SQL Server
16 111 (10.60%) JavaScript
17 108 (10.32%) MVC
18 98 (9.36%) J2EE
18 98 (9.36%) E-Commerce
19 95 (9.07%) Waterfall
20 93 (8.88%) Relational Database
21 92 (8.79%) .NET
21 92 (8.79%) Windows
22 88 (8.40%) Web Services
23 87 (8.31%) MS Excel
24 85 (8.12%) WebSphere
25 81 (7.74%) IBM
26 80 (7.64%) CSS
26 80 (7.64%) Spring
27 78 (7.45%) SAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 85 (8.12%) WebSphere
2 68 (6.49%) WebLogic
3 65 (6.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 46 (4.39%) SharePoint
5 36 (3.44%) MQSeries
6 34 (3.25%) JBoss
7 32 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 28 (2.67%) Tuxedo
9 23 (2.20%) Tomcat
9 23 (2.20%) IIS
9 23 (2.20%) Oracle Service Bus
10 22 (2.10%) AquaLogic
11 15 (1.43%) CMS
12 13 (1.24%) Lync
13 11 (1.05%) Apache Solr
13 11 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
14 10 (0.96%) IBM HTTP Server
15 9 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.86%) MS Exchange
15 9 (0.86%) Apache
Applications
1 87 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 70 (6.69%) MS Office
3 16 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.34%) MS Project
5 11 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.48%) SPSS
6 5 (0.48%) CPLEX
7 3 (0.29%) Mingle
8 2 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 64 (6.11%) Oracle EBS
2 50 (4.78%) Oracle Financials
3 41 (3.92%) SAP FI
3 41 (3.92%) SAP FI/CO
3 41 (3.92%) SAP CO
3 41 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 32 (3.06%) Agresso
5 26 (2.48%) Oracle iProcurement
6 24 (2.29%) Temenos T24
6 24 (2.29%) Finacle
7 22 (2.10%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 19 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 18 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
10 14 (1.34%) Oracle Payables
10 14 (1.34%) Oracle General Ledger
11 13 (1.24%) SAP Business One
12 12 (1.15%) SAP CRM
13 10 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
13 10 (0.96%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 7 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.29%) SaaS
3 3 (0.29%) PaaS
3 3 (0.29%) Office 365
3 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.096%) IaaS
4 1 (0.096%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.34%) Internet
2 31 (2.96%) HTTP
3 26 (2.48%) SSL
4 20 (1.91%) SAN
5 18 (1.72%) IPv4
6 17 (1.62%) DNS
7 14 (1.34%) FTP
8 13 (1.24%) DHCP
8 13 (1.24%) VPN
8 13 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (1.15%) Wireless
9 12 (1.15%) LAN
9 12 (1.15%) WAN
10 10 (0.96%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.96%) SSH
10 10 (0.96%) Firewall
10 10 (0.96%) PuTTY
10 10 (0.96%) WinSCP
11 8 (0.76%) VLAN
11 8 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 93 (8.88%) Relational Database
3 65 (6.21%) Oracle Database
4 63 (6.02%) Oracle Reports
5 61 (5.83%) DB2
6 41 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (3.25%) Crystal Reports
8 34 (3.25%) RDBMS
9 33 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 31 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 24 (2.29%) Oracle Discoverer
14 19 (1.81%) OLAP
15 18 (1.72%) Data Mining
15 18 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (1.62%) MySQL
17 11 (1.05%) Big Data
18 9 (0.86%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 72 (6.88%) Oracle Forms
2 56 (5.35%) Subversion
3 53 (5.06%) Maven
4 44 (4.20%) JIRA
5 35 (3.34%) Ant
6 32 (3.06%) Git (software)
7 30 (2.87%) Jenkins
8 28 (2.67%) Hudson
9 20 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (1.34%) Rational Application Developer
11 13 (1.24%) JUnit
12 12 (1.15%) Eclipse
13 11 (1.05%) Visual Studio
13 11 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
14 10 (0.96%) Toad
15 9 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (0.86%) SoapUI
16 7 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
17 6 (0.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
18 3 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 244 (23.30%) Retail
2 160 (15.28%) Banking
3 73 (6.97%) Manufacturing
4 52 (4.97%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.72%) Legal
6 36 (3.44%) Retail Banking
7 34 (3.25%) Marketing
8 21 (2.01%) Back Office
8 21 (2.01%) Billing
9 17 (1.62%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.15%) General Ledger
11 11 (1.05%) Games
12 5 (0.48%) Advertising
12 5 (0.48%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.38%) Automotive
13 4 (0.38%) Law
14 3 (0.29%) Electronics
15 2 (0.19%) Front Office
15 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 268 (25.60%) Analyst
2 206 (19.68%) Developer
3 111 (10.60%) Architect
4 105 (10.03%) Consultant
5 104 (9.93%) Business Analyst
6 83 (7.93%) Project Manager
7 70 (6.69%) Senior Developer
8 52 (4.97%) Support Analyst
8 52 (4.97%) Senior Analyst
9 48 (4.58%) Java Developer
10 40 (3.82%) Enterprise Architect
10 40 (3.82%) Senior Manager
11 38 (3.63%) Oracle Analyst
12 34 (3.25%) Applications Support
13 30 (2.87%) Software Developer
13 30 (2.87%) Build Manager
14 28 (2.67%) Support Manager
15 27 (2.58%) Oracle Developer
15 27 (2.58%) Senior Project Manager
15 27 (2.58%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (13.94%) XML
2 132 (12.61%) Middleware
3 98 (9.36%) J2EE
4 92 (8.79%) .NET
5 88 (8.40%) Web Services
6 80 (7.64%) CSS
6 80 (7.64%) Spring
7 74 (7.07%) HTML
8 60 (5.73%) Oracle Fusion
9 53 (5.06%) Hibernate
10 51 (4.87%) ASP.NET
11 48 (4.58%) RESTful
12 46 (4.39%) Struts
13 41 (3.92%) JMS
14 36 (3.44%) JSP
15 32 (3.06%) JSF
16 29 (2.77%) jQuery
17 28 (2.67%) SOAP
18 27 (2.58%) Servlets
18 27 (2.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 121 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
3 51 (4.87%) Computer Science
4 50 (4.78%) Management Information System
5 35 (3.34%) Open Source
6 28 (2.67%) Mathematics
7 27 (2.58%) PKI
8 22 (2.10%) N-Tier
9 20 (1.91%) FMCG
10 16 (1.53%) Visualisation
11 15 (1.43%) SWIFT
12 14 (1.34%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.24%) Data Integration
14 11 (1.05%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.86%) Statistics
16 7 (0.67%) Economics
16 7 (0.67%) Social Media
16 7 (0.67%) Learning Management System
16 7 (0.67%) Data Conversion
17 6 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 141 (13.47%) Linux
2 136 (12.99%) UNIX
3 92 (8.79%) Windows
4 40 (3.82%) Solaris
5 36 (3.44%) AIX
6 27 (2.58%) HPUX
7 14 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.86%) Android
8 9 (0.86%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.76%) CentOS
10 7 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.48%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.48%) VMS
12 3 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.096%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (15.38%) Project Management
2 158 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (10.32%) MVC
4 98 (9.36%) E-Commerce
5 95 (9.07%) Waterfall
6 73 (6.97%) ITIL
6 73 (6.97%) PRINCE2
7 72 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
8 64 (6.11%) CRM
8 64 (6.11%) Change Management
9 57 (5.44%) Mentoring
10 54 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 53 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 53 (5.06%) Programme Management
12 52 (4.97%) Data Modelling
13 46 (4.39%) SOA
13 46 (4.39%) Line Management
14 45 (4.30%) Change Control
15 42 (4.01%) UML
15 42 (4.01%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (27.03%) SQL
2 228 (21.78%) Java
3 111 (10.60%) JavaScript
4 67 (6.40%) C++
5 63 (6.02%) C
6 61 (5.83%) C#
6 61 (5.83%) Shell Script
7 58 (5.54%) PL/SQL
8 37 (3.53%) VB
9 24 (2.29%) VB6
10 22 (2.10%) COBOL
10 22 (2.10%) Delphi
11 21 (2.01%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.91%) Perl
13 19 (1.81%) VBA
14 11 (1.05%) Python
14 11 (1.05%) XPath
15 10 (0.96%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.96%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 143 (13.66%) Degree
2 66 (6.30%) Security Cleared
3 50 (4.78%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.87%) ISEB
5 25 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 20 (1.91%) PMI Certification
7 19 (1.81%) PMP
7 19 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.62%) Sun Certification
8 17 (1.62%) ISTQB
9 12 (1.15%) CCNP
10 9 (0.86%) OCP
10 9 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
11 8 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.76%) CIMA
11 8 (0.76%) ACCA
12 7 (0.67%) CISA
12 7 (0.67%) CISM
12 7 (0.67%) CGEIT
12 7 (0.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.44%) SLA
2 23 (2.20%) QA
3 22 (2.10%) ISO 9001
4 20 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.34%) ISO 8583
6 8 (0.76%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.67%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.19%) BS25999
System Software
1 28 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.15%) XenApp
4 10 (0.96%) vSphere
4 10 (0.96%) VMware ESX
5 9 (0.86%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.67%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.67%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (0.48%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.19%) vCloud
10 1 (0.096%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.096%) SRDF
10 1 (0.096%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.096%) NFS
10 1 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.096%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (1.43%) Tivoli
2 8 (0.76%) Cisco IPCC
3 7 (0.67%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.57%) EdgeSight
5 5 (0.48%) SCCM
6 3 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.096%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.096%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.096%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.096%) Control-M
8 1 (0.096%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 296 (28.27%) Oracle
2 152 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 81 (7.74%) IBM
4 78 (7.45%) SAP
5 47 (4.49%) VMware
6 39 (3.72%) Cisco
7 31 (2.96%) TIBCO
8 29 (2.77%) Business Objects
9 27 (2.58%) Sun
10 23 (2.20%) HP
11 22 (2.10%) BEA
11 22 (2.10%) Micro Focus
12 20 (1.91%) Citrix
13 19 (1.81%) CA
14 17 (1.62%) EMC
15 16 (1.53%) Planview
16 14 (1.34%) BMC
17 12 (1.15%) Informatica
18 11 (1.05%) Fujitsu
18 11 (1.05%) SolarWinds
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 1 hour ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £16000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + incl. commission + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £40000 per annum + commission, incentives, training
Posted: 23 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Tony Timmins Associates
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus bonus and generous flexible ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: Very competitive + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great benefits
Posted: 20 days ago