The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Hitchin region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 33 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 50.77% 13.64% 20.00%
As % of the General category 100.00% 37.50% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 0
Average salary £60,000 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Finance
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hitchin region.

General Category
Hitchin
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
33 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 50.77% 36.36% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 0
Average salary £60,000 £16,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+263.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Hitchin region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

Finance
Salary Trend in Hitchin

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Hitchin region.

Finance Salary Trend in Hitchin

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (72.34%) Oracle
3 32 (68.09%) XML
4 27 (57.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 27 (57.45%) Git (software)
5 23 (48.94%) WebLogic
6 22 (46.81%) Middleware
7 21 (44.68%) Oracle Reports
8 18 (38.30%) Ant
8 18 (38.30%) Oracle Forms
8 18 (38.30%) Hudson
8 18 (38.30%) Change Control
8 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
8 18 (38.30%) Subversion
8 18 (38.30%) Maven
8 18 (38.30%) JIRA
8 18 (38.30%) Release Management
9 16 (34.04%) SQL
9 16 (34.04%) Web Services
10 15 (31.91%) .NET
10 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
11 14 (29.79%) Java
12 13 (27.66%) Mentoring
13 12 (25.53%) C#
13 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
13 12 (25.53%) Change Management
13 12 (25.53%) CA
14 10 (21.28%) MVC
14 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
14 10 (21.28%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 23 (48.94%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.64%) Apache
2 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.38%) Tuxedo
3 3 (6.38%) AquaLogic
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
4 7 (14.89%) RavenDB
4 7 (14.89%) Neo4j
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (57.45%) Git (software)
2 18 (38.30%) Hudson
2 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
2 18 (38.30%) Ant
2 18 (38.30%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (38.30%) Subversion
2 18 (38.30%) Maven
2 18 (38.30%) JIRA
3 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
4 7 (14.89%) NUnit
4 7 (14.89%) TeamCity
4 7 (14.89%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (14.89%) MSTest
General
1 5 (10.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) Build Manager
3 15 (31.91%) Senior Developer
4 11 (23.40%) Analyst
4 11 (23.40%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Analyst Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Programmer
6 7 (14.89%) Senior Programmer
6 7 (14.89%) .NET Programmer
6 7 (14.89%) Senior .NET Programmer
7 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Lead Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Build Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) XML
2 27 (57.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 22 (46.81%) Middleware
4 16 (34.04%) Web Services
5 15 (31.91%) .NET
6 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
6 10 (21.28%) CSS
7 9 (19.15%) J2EE
7 9 (19.15%) Spring
8 7 (14.89%) Silverlight
8 7 (14.89%) RESTful
8 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (14.89%) HTML
8 7 (14.89%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (14.89%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.38%) Struts
9 3 (6.38%) JPA
9 3 (6.38%) JSF
10 2 (4.26%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) CentOS
3 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) Release Management
2 18 (38.30%) Change Control
3 13 (27.66%) Mentoring
4 12 (25.53%) Change Management
5 10 (21.28%) MVC
6 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
6 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
6 9 (19.15%) Waterfall
7 8 (17.02%) UML
8 7 (14.89%) OOP
8 7 (14.89%) TDD
8 7 (14.89%) BDD
8 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
8 7 (14.89%) CQRS
9 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
10 3 (6.38%) BPEL
10 3 (6.38%) SOA
10 3 (6.38%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 14 (29.79%) Java
3 12 (25.53%) C#
4 8 (17.02%) Delphi
4 8 (17.02%) VB
4 8 (17.02%) VB6
5 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
6 6 (12.77%) C
7 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
7 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.38%) COBOL
9 2 (4.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) MCSD
1 7 (14.89%) MCSE
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (14.89%) MCTS
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) Oracle
2 12 (25.53%) CA
3 8 (17.02%) JBoss
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) BEA
4 3 (6.38%) Micro Focus
5 2 (4.26%) Twitter
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