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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 11.11% 52.50% 46.15%
As % of the General category 18.18% 91.30% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
11 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 61.11% 57.50% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 2
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £16,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +263.63%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 2015, 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 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) Retail
3 13 (38.24%) C
4 12 (35.29%) .NET
5 11 (32.35%) Oracle
6 10 (29.41%) Ant
6 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
6 10 (29.41%) Change Management
6 10 (29.41%) Maven
6 10 (29.41%) Release Management
6 10 (29.41%) Change Control
6 10 (29.41%) SDLC
7 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
7 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
7 9 (26.47%) Waterfall
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 8 (23.53%) Java
8 8 (23.53%) XML
9 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
9 7 (20.59%) MS Project
9 7 (20.59%) PMI
9 7 (20.59%) PMP
9 7 (20.59%) PMI Certification
9 7 (20.59%) Project Management
9 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
9 7 (20.59%) Kanban
10 6 (17.65%) Subversion
10 6 (17.65%) Hudson
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.94%) AquaLogic
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Project
2 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Ant
1 10 (29.41%) Maven
2 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
3 6 (17.65%) Subversion
3 6 (17.65%) Hudson
4 5 (14.71%) JIRA
4 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
5 4 (11.76%) Gradle
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (5.88%) TestDirector
General
1 20 (58.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Build Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Technical Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Project Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Technical Project Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) XML
3 6 (17.65%) J2EE
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 5 (14.71%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (8.82%) Middleware
6 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.94%) Spring
6 1 (2.94%) JSF
6 1 (2.94%) JPA
6 1 (2.94%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) Struts
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) PMI
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 10 (29.41%) Change Management
2 10 (29.41%) Release Management
2 10 (29.41%) Change Control
2 10 (29.41%) SDLC
3 9 (26.47%) Waterfall
4 7 (20.59%) Kanban
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
4 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.65%) Validation
5 6 (17.65%) UML
6 5 (14.71%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.76%) DevOps
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) People Management
9 2 (5.88%) Test Management
9 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) C
2 8 (23.53%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) VB6
5 1 (2.94%) COBOL
5 1 (2.94%) Delphi
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) PMP
1 7 (20.59%) PMI Certification
1 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
2 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) CA
4 2 (5.88%) Informatica
5 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.94%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.94%) Twitter
5 1 (2.94%) BEA