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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 429 609 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.57% 24.53% 24.67%
As % of the General category 50.83% 55.16% 51.24%
Number of salaries quoted 331 448 512
Average salary £50,000 £44,125 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.31% -11.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,450 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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
844 1104 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.50% 44.46% 48.14%
Number of salaries quoted 638 806 1026
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -3 119 £48,500 +21.25% 11
Hemel Hempstead -10 47 £60,000 - 4
Rickmansworth 0 41 £47,500 +30.13% 2
Hitchin +6 39 £43,500 - 1
St Albans -10 32 £50,000 - 7
Welwyn Garden City -7 16 £67,500 +92.85% 3
Letchworth +2 9 £37,500 -
Borehamwood - 8 £40,000 -
Stevenage -20 5 £32,000 -17.94%
Broxbourne - 3 £75,000 -
Potters Bar -3 2 £58,500 +40.96%
Cheshunt - 2 £75,000 -
Harpenden 0 1 £21,000 -58.00%
Waltham Cross - 1 £45,000 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 263 (29.09%) SQL
2 247 (27.32%) Oracle
3 241 (26.66%) Java
4 200 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
5 157 (17.37%) Retail
6 137 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 134 (14.82%) XML
8 130 (14.38%) Banking
9 122 (13.50%) Linux
10 121 (13.38%) .NET
11 117 (12.94%) JavaScript
12 114 (12.61%) Project Management
13 103 (11.39%) Spring
14 101 (11.17%) Degree
15 98 (10.84%) SQL Server
16 96 (10.62%) J2EE
16 96 (10.62%) UNIX
17 95 (10.51%) Web Services
18 91 (10.07%) Windows
18 91 (10.07%) Waterfall
19 90 (9.96%) Relational Database
19 90 (9.96%) SAP
20 86 (9.51%) Middleware
21 84 (9.29%) PRINCE2
22 80 (8.85%) MVC
23 79 (8.74%) Oracle Database
24 74 (8.19%) WebSphere
25 73 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
26 72 (7.96%) CSS
27 69 (7.63%) Hibernate

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 74 (8.19%) WebSphere
2 66 (7.30%) WebLogic
3 52 (5.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 37 (4.09%) JBoss
4 37 (4.09%) SharePoint
5 30 (3.32%) MQSeries
6 25 (2.77%) Apache
6 25 (2.77%) Tomcat
7 20 (2.21%) Tuxedo
8 17 (1.88%) CMS
8 17 (1.88%) AquaLogic
8 17 (1.88%) Oracle Service Bus
8 17 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (1.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 13 (1.44%) IIS
11 12 (1.33%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.00%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.77%) Lync
Applications
1 68 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.86%) MS Office
3 24 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 22 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.44%) MS Project
6 5 (0.55%) SPSS
6 5 (0.55%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 42 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
1 42 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (3.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 33 (3.65%) SAP CO
2 33 (3.65%) SAP FI
3 31 (3.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (2.65%) Agresso
5 21 (2.32%) SAP Business One
6 20 (2.21%) Temenos T24
6 20 (2.21%) Finacle
7 11 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 9 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
11 7 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
11 7 (0.77%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
11 7 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
12 6 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 5 (0.55%) SAP CRM
14 4 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.00%) Office 365
3 2 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.87%) HTTP
2 31 (3.43%) SSL
3 21 (2.32%) Internet
4 20 (2.21%) SAN
5 18 (1.99%) IPv4
5 18 (1.99%) DNS
6 15 (1.66%) Firewall
7 13 (1.44%) DHCP
8 11 (1.22%) VPN
9 10 (1.11%) WAN
9 10 (1.11%) LAN
10 7 (0.77%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.77%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.66%) VLAN
12 5 (0.55%) Wireless
12 5 (0.55%) Network Security
12 5 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.44%) IPsec
13 4 (0.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 90 (9.96%) Relational Database
3 79 (8.74%) Oracle Database
4 57 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (5.09%) DB2
6 39 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 37 (4.09%) Oracle Reports
8 36 (3.98%) Crystal Reports
9 29 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (2.77%) RDBMS
11 25 (2.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (1.77%) MySQL
15 14 (1.55%) OLAP
16 13 (1.44%) Big Data
17 12 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
18 10 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (1.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 46 (5.09%) Maven
2 42 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
3 36 (3.98%) Subversion
4 30 (3.32%) JIRA
5 24 (2.65%) Visual Studio
6 23 (2.54%) Ant
7 20 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (1.88%) Git (software)
9 16 (1.77%) Hudson
10 15 (1.66%) Jenkins
11 10 (1.11%) SoapUI
12 9 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.88%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.77%) JUnit
15 6 (0.66%) Selenium
16 5 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
17 4 (0.44%) PowerBuilder
17 4 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
17 4 (0.44%) TestDirector
17 4 (0.44%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 157 (17.37%) Retail
2 130 (14.38%) Banking
3 49 (5.42%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.21%) Legal
5 27 (2.99%) Marketing
6 26 (2.88%) Manufacturing
7 24 (2.65%) Retail Banking
8 12 (1.33%) Games
8 12 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.22%) Online Betting
10 10 (1.11%) Back Office
11 8 (0.88%) Billing
12 6 (0.66%) Electronics
13 5 (0.55%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.55%) Automotive
14 4 (0.44%) Law
15 2 (0.22%) Front Office
15 2 (0.22%) Advertising
15 2 (0.22%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.11%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 218 (24.12%) Developer
2 185 (20.46%) Analyst
3 103 (11.39%) Consultant
4 90 (9.96%) Architect
5 79 (8.74%) Business Analyst
6 69 (7.63%) Project Manager
7 62 (6.86%) Senior Developer
8 52 (5.75%) Java Developer
9 43 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 41 (4.54%) Senior Analyst
11 36 (3.98%) Enterprise Architect
12 30 (3.32%) Applications Support
13 28 (3.10%) Development Manager
14 27 (2.99%) Senior Manager
14 27 (2.99%) Programmer
14 27 (2.99%) Oracle Consultant
14 27 (2.99%) SAP Analyst
15 25 (2.77%) Administrator
16 24 (2.65%) Security Consultant
16 24 (2.65%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (14.82%) XML
2 121 (13.38%) .NET
3 103 (11.39%) Spring
4 96 (10.62%) J2EE
5 95 (10.51%) Web Services
6 86 (9.51%) Middleware
7 72 (7.96%) CSS
8 69 (7.63%) Hibernate
9 68 (7.52%) HTML
10 53 (5.86%) ASP.NET
11 47 (5.20%) RESTful
12 41 (4.54%) Struts
13 33 (3.65%) JMS
14 32 (3.54%) JSP
15 31 (3.43%) JSF
15 31 (3.43%) Ajax
15 31 (3.43%) jQuery
16 30 (3.32%) Oracle Fusion
17 29 (3.21%) Application Packaging
18 22 (2.43%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.31%) Management Information System
3 47 (5.20%) Computer Science
4 43 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (3.87%) Open Source
5 35 (3.87%) PKI
6 28 (3.10%) FMCG
7 17 (1.88%) N-Tier
8 15 (1.66%) SWIFT
9 14 (1.55%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.44%) Visualisation
11 11 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.22%) Online Games
12 10 (1.11%) PMI
12 10 (1.11%) Economics
13 9 (1.00%) Statistics
14 8 (0.88%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.88%) Learning Management System
14 8 (0.88%) Social Media
15 6 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 122 (13.50%) Linux
2 96 (10.62%) UNIX
3 91 (10.07%) Windows
4 29 (3.21%) Solaris
5 16 (1.77%) AIX
6 15 (1.66%) HPUX
7 13 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.33%) CentOS
9 7 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.66%) Android
11 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.33%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.22%) Debian
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (12.61%) Project Management
3 91 (10.07%) Waterfall
4 84 (9.29%) PRINCE2
5 80 (8.85%) MVC
6 68 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 66 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
8 61 (6.75%) Scrum
9 60 (6.64%) Data Modelling
10 57 (6.31%) ITIL
11 56 (6.19%) E-Commerce
12 48 (5.31%) Change Management
13 47 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
14 45 (4.98%) People Management
15 41 (4.54%) UML
16 40 (4.42%) SOA
16 40 (4.42%) Mentoring
17 39 (4.31%) Programme Management
18 38 (4.20%) TDD
19 37 (4.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 263 (29.09%) SQL
2 241 (26.66%) Java
3 117 (12.94%) JavaScript
4 65 (7.19%) C#
4 65 (7.19%) C++
5 60 (6.64%) C
6 56 (6.19%) PL/SQL
7 38 (4.20%) Shell Script
8 21 (2.32%) VB
9 20 (2.21%) VB6
10 19 (2.10%) T-SQL
11 17 (1.88%) COBOL
11 17 (1.88%) Delphi
12 16 (1.77%) Python
13 15 (1.66%) Perl
14 10 (1.11%) XPath
14 10 (1.11%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.11%) VBA
15 7 (0.77%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 101 (11.17%) Degree
2 37 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 35 (3.87%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.54%) PMI Certification
5 20 (2.21%) PMP
6 16 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (1.44%) ISEB
7 13 (1.44%) ISTQB
8 11 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.11%) Sun Certification
10 9 (1.00%) ACCA
10 9 (1.00%) CIMA
10 9 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.88%) MCSE
12 7 (0.77%) CCNA
13 6 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.55%) PhD
14 5 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (0.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.20%) SLA
2 28 (3.10%) QA
3 25 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (2.10%) ISO 8583
5 9 (1.00%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.88%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.55%) VMware ESX
4 10 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (1.11%) vSphere
4 10 (1.11%) VirtualBox
4 10 (1.11%) Firmware
5 9 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (0.33%) NFS
7 2 (0.22%) Samba
7 2 (0.22%) SRDF
7 2 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.11%) vCloud
8 1 (0.11%) iptables
8 1 (0.11%) Postfix
8 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (0.77%) Backup Exec
1 7 (0.77%) Data Guard
2 6 (0.66%) SCOM
2 6 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (0.66%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.44%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (0.44%) SCCM
4 3 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.22%) Control-M
5 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.22%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 247 (27.32%) Oracle
2 137 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 90 (9.96%) SAP
4 67 (7.41%) IBM
5 51 (5.64%) VMware
6 30 (3.32%) TIBCO
7 28 (3.10%) HP
8 25 (2.77%) Cisco
9 20 (2.21%) BEA
10 18 (1.99%) Citrix
10 18 (1.99%) Sun
11 17 (1.88%) Sybase
11 17 (1.88%) Micro Focus
12 16 (1.77%) Cognos
13 15 (1.66%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.44%) Sage
15 12 (1.33%) EMC
16 11 (1.22%) Jaspersoft
17 10 (1.11%) BMC
18 9 (1.00%) CheckPoint
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum bonus + subs on-site gym membership
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Substantial Large Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Shares, Pension, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Sogeti
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Watford Borough Council
Salary: From £48,543 to £52,383 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Major Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
The Curve Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Life
Posted: 5 days ago