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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 565 434 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.95% 21.60% 24.15%
As % of the General category 56.22% 48.38% 52.57%
Number of salaries quoted 422 301 504
Average salary £52,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,000 £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
1005 897 1324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.60% 44.65% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 785 674 999
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,100 £65,000 £65,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -1 161 £48,500 +18.29% 16
Hemel Hempstead +24 83 £70,000 -15.15% 8
Rickmansworth 0 37 £52,500 -3.66%
Stevenage +2 33 £39,000 -13.33% 3
St Albans +1 28 £49,000 +15.29% 1
Hitchin +11 27 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Potters Bar - 27 £47,500 -
Welwyn Garden City +7 14 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Letchworth 0 7 £26,500 - 2
Harpenden - 3 £40,000 -
Bishop's Stortford +11 2 £50,000 +73.91% 1
Hoddesdon - 2 £45,000 - 1
Kings Langley - 1 £47,500 - 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 339 (28.18%) Retail
2 325 (27.02%) SQL
3 304 (25.27%) Oracle
4 264 (21.95%) Java
5 192 (15.96%) Degree
6 189 (15.71%) Microsoft
7 181 (15.05%) Project Management
8 174 (14.46%) Linux
9 162 (13.47%) UNIX
9 162 (13.47%) Banking
10 159 (13.22%) Security Cleared
11 149 (12.39%) Windows
12 138 (11.47%) E-Commerce
13 127 (10.56%) .NET
14 123 (10.22%) Telecoms
14 123 (10.22%) WebSphere
15 118 (9.81%) Manufacturing
15 118 (9.81%) HTML
16 117 (9.73%) Middleware
17 115 (9.56%) ITIL
18 111 (9.23%) SQL Server
19 109 (9.06%) MS Office
19 109 (9.06%) MS Excel
20 107 (8.89%) XML
21 105 (8.73%) J2EE
22 102 (8.48%) JavaScript
23 101 (8.40%) SC Cleared
24 94 (7.81%) DB2
25 93 (7.73%) WebSphere Application Server
26 92 (7.65%) MVC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 123 (10.22%) WebSphere
2 93 (7.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 76 (6.32%) WebLogic
3 76 (6.32%) Tomcat
4 70 (5.82%) MQSeries
5 47 (3.91%) IIS
6 41 (3.41%) Apache
6 41 (3.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 40 (3.33%) CMS
8 29 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
9 23 (1.91%) Lync
10 19 (1.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 16 (1.33%) MS Exchange
12 13 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (0.91%) SharePoint
14 10 (0.83%) Tuxedo
14 10 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (0.75%) TPMS
16 5 (0.42%) Node.js
16 5 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 109 (9.06%) MS Office
1 109 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.41%) MS Project
3 17 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.33%) Photoshop
5 14 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.83%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.58%) Mingle
8 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.25%) InDesign
10 2 (0.17%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.083%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.083%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.083%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 31 (2.58%) Oracle Financials
2 24 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (1.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (1.50%) Oracle iProcurement
5 16 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
6 14 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 12 (1.00%) Agresso
8 11 (0.91%) SAP FI
9 10 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (0.83%) SAP CO
10 9 (0.75%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
11 8 (0.67%) Temenos T24
11 8 (0.67%) Finacle
11 8 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
12 7 (0.58%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (0.50%) Tridion
13 6 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
13 6 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 6 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.83%) PaaS
2 12 (1.00%) IaaS
3 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.42%) Office 365
5 4 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.083%) SaaS
7 1 (0.083%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 65 (5.40%) HTTP
2 50 (4.16%) Internet
3 43 (3.57%) FTP
4 42 (3.49%) LAN
5 36 (2.99%) WAN
6 35 (2.91%) DNS
6 35 (2.91%) Firewall
7 33 (2.74%) DHCP
8 25 (2.08%) TCP/IP
9 20 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (1.33%) MPLS
10 16 (1.33%) VPN
11 15 (1.25%) VoIP
12 13 (1.08%) Wireless
13 11 (0.91%) VLAN
13 11 (0.91%) Network Security
13 11 (0.91%) SSL
14 10 (0.83%) SSH
15 9 (0.75%) PBX
15 9 (0.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 94 (7.81%) DB2
3 77 (6.40%) Relational Database
4 48 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (3.16%) RDBMS
6 36 (2.99%) Oracle Database
7 28 (2.33%) MySQL
8 27 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
9 22 (1.83%) Data Mining
10 19 (1.58%) Informix
10 19 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
13 14 (1.16%) BusinessObjects XI
13 14 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 7 (0.58%) RavenDB
16 7 (0.58%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 32 (2.66%) Subversion
2 28 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 26 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
4 25 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 24 (2.00%) Ant
5 24 (2.00%) Maven
5 24 (2.00%) JIRA
6 19 (1.58%) Git (software)
7 18 (1.50%) JUnit
8 17 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
9 16 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.08%) Selenium
11 12 (1.00%) NUnit
11 12 (1.00%) Rational Application Developer
11 12 (1.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 11 (0.91%) Hudson
12 11 (0.91%) Jenkins
13 8 (0.67%) MSTest
13 8 (0.67%) Toad
14 7 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 339 (28.18%) Retail
2 162 (13.47%) Banking
3 123 (10.22%) Telecoms
4 118 (9.81%) Manufacturing
5 63 (5.24%) Back Office
6 61 (5.07%) Marketing
7 54 (4.49%) Legal
8 32 (2.66%) German Language
9 21 (1.75%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.66%) Games
11 15 (1.25%) Online Betting
12 14 (1.16%) Retail Banking
12 14 (1.16%) General Ledger
13 10 (0.83%) Billing
14 9 (0.75%) Automotive
14 9 (0.75%) Law
15 3 (0.25%) Local Government
15 3 (0.25%) Advertising
16 2 (0.17%) Publishing
16 2 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 298 (24.77%) Analyst
2 196 (16.29%) Developer
3 132 (10.97%) Architect
4 98 (8.15%) Business Analyst
5 86 (7.15%) Project Manager
6 85 (7.07%) Consultant
7 79 (6.57%) Support Analyst
8 52 (4.32%) Senior Developer
9 50 (4.16%) Senior Manager
10 45 (3.74%) Java Developer
11 39 (3.24%) Programmer
12 38 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
13 36 (2.99%) Junior
13 36 (2.99%) Operations Analyst
14 35 (2.91%) Senior Architect
15 33 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
16 32 (2.66%) Operations Support Analyst
17 31 (2.58%) Product Manager
18 30 (2.49%) Administrator
19 28 (2.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (10.56%) .NET
2 118 (9.81%) HTML
3 117 (9.73%) Middleware
4 107 (8.89%) XML
5 105 (8.73%) J2EE
6 80 (6.65%) CSS
7 64 (5.32%) ASP.NET
8 52 (4.32%) Web Services
9 49 (4.07%) JDBC
10 45 (3.74%) JSP
11 43 (3.57%) JMS
12 39 (3.24%) XHTML
13 33 (2.74%) jQuery
14 30 (2.49%) Spring
15 24 (2.00%) HTML5
15 24 (2.00%) Struts
16 23 (1.91%) Oracle Fusion
17 22 (1.83%) Servlets
17 22 (1.83%) EJB
18 20 (1.66%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 51 (4.24%) Management Information System
2 46 (3.82%) PKI
3 45 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 40 (3.33%) Open Source
6 32 (2.66%) Mathematics
7 23 (1.91%) Kindle
8 20 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.50%) Visualisation
10 17 (1.41%) Digital Media
11 16 (1.33%) Online Games
11 16 (1.33%) Data Conversion
11 16 (1.33%) FMCG
12 14 (1.16%) SWIFT
13 12 (1.00%) W3C
14 8 (0.67%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.67%) Clustering
14 8 (0.67%) IVR
14 8 (0.67%) Social Media
15 7 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 174 (14.46%) Linux
2 162 (13.47%) UNIX
3 149 (12.39%) Windows
4 68 (5.65%) AIX
5 59 (4.90%) Solaris
6 41 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (2.49%) HPUX
9 22 (1.83%) CentOS
10 21 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (1.33%) Android
12 14 (1.16%) Apple iOS
13 13 (1.08%) Windows XP
14 12 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (1.00%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.58%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.58%) VMS
16 3 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.17%) uClinux
18 1 (0.083%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (15.05%) Project Management
2 138 (11.47%) E-Commerce
3 115 (9.56%) ITIL
4 92 (7.65%) MVC
5 91 (7.56%) PRINCE2
5 91 (7.56%) Change Management
6 78 (6.48%) ERP
7 68 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (5.24%) Service Delivery
9 61 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 60 (4.99%) Waterfall
11 53 (4.41%) Programme Management
11 53 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (4.32%) Information Security
13 51 (4.24%) Risk Management
13 51 (4.24%) Business Development
14 49 (4.07%) Product Management
14 49 (4.07%) CRM
15 45 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (3.74%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 325 (27.02%) SQL
2 264 (21.95%) Java
3 102 (8.48%) JavaScript
4 86 (7.15%) C#
5 77 (6.40%) C
6 58 (4.82%) Shell Script
7 53 (4.41%) Perl
8 50 (4.16%) C++
9 34 (2.83%) VB
10 33 (2.74%) PL/SQL
11 31 (2.58%) VBA
12 30 (2.49%) Bash Shell
13 25 (2.08%) T-SQL
14 16 (1.33%) Python
14 16 (1.33%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.91%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 11 (0.91%) VBScript
16 10 (0.83%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.67%) VB6
17 8 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 192 (15.96%) Degree
2 159 (13.22%) Security Cleared
3 101 (8.40%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (2.24%) CCNA
6 23 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 20 (1.66%) CISA
7 20 (1.66%) CISM
7 20 (1.66%) CRISC
8 19 (1.58%) ISTQB
8 19 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (1.41%) CISSP
10 15 (1.25%) CGEIT
11 14 (1.16%) ISEB
11 14 (1.16%) MCSE
12 12 (1.00%) PMI Certification
13 11 (0.91%) PMP
13 11 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (0.83%) CCNP
14 10 (0.83%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.24%) ISO 9001
2 27 (2.24%) ISO 8583
3 26 (2.16%) SLA
4 19 (1.58%) QA
5 16 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.58%) WCAG
8 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 56 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 31 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.66%) XenApp
5 12 (1.00%) XenDesktop
5 12 (1.00%) Terminal Services
6 9 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (0.67%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (0.50%) vSphere
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.25%) vCloud
11 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.083%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.083%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.083%) SRDF
12 1 (0.083%) XenServer
12 1 (0.083%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (1.25%) Tivoli
2 12 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 5 (0.42%) SCCM
4 5 (0.42%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.33%) SCOM
6 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.083%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.083%) OpenView
7 1 (0.083%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.083%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.083%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.083%) Puppet
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 304 (25.27%) Oracle
2 189 (15.71%) Microsoft
3 74 (6.15%) IBM
4 64 (5.32%) VMware
5 54 (4.49%) Cisco
6 49 (4.07%) SAP
7 44 (3.66%) Fujitsu
8 42 (3.49%) Citrix
9 37 (3.08%) HP
10 35 (2.91%) Red Hat
10 35 (2.91%) CheckPoint
11 31 (2.58%) TIBCO
12 28 (2.33%) Business Objects
13 24 (2.00%) JBoss
14 18 (1.50%) Planview
15 16 (1.33%) AppSense
15 16 (1.33%) Twitter
16 15 (1.25%) ProCurve
17 13 (1.08%) Sun
18 11 (0.91%) CODA
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Holidays and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Volaris Exec
Salary: £120000 - £180000 per annum + 50% OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Big Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, CAR
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: Plus uncapped commission
Posted: 6 days ago