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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 17 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 80.95% 26.47% 48.39%
As % of the General category 100.00% 81.82% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +43.75%
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
17 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 80.95% 32.35% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,624 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +0.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Hitchin

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Hitchin region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Hitchin

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Oracle
3 25 (45.45%) .NET
4 24 (43.64%) Retail
5 20 (36.36%) Java
5 20 (36.36%) XML
6 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
7 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
8 17 (30.91%) UML
8 17 (30.91%) J2EE
8 17 (30.91%) Oracle Database
9 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
9 16 (29.09%) C
10 15 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
10 15 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (27.27%) Middleware
10 15 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
11 13 (23.64%) Change Management
12 12 (21.82%) MVC
12 12 (21.82%) Hibernate
12 12 (21.82%) Configuration Management
12 12 (21.82%) Micro Focus
12 12 (21.82%) BEA
12 12 (21.82%) Tuxedo
12 12 (21.82%) N-Tier
12 12 (21.82%) SOA
12 12 (21.82%) JBoss
12 12 (21.82%) CSS
12 12 (21.82%) Struts
12 12 (21.82%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (21.82%) JBoss
1 12 (21.82%) Tuxedo
1 12 (21.82%) AquaLogic
1 12 (21.82%) Oracle Service Bus
1 12 (21.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Project
2 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle Database
2 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
3 15 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (21.82%) Crystal Reports
4 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (21.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (21.82%) Ant
2 12 (21.82%) Maven
3 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (14.55%) Subversion
4 8 (14.55%) Hudson
5 7 (12.73%) JIRA
6 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.27%) TestDirector
7 4 (7.27%) Gradle
General
1 24 (43.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Developer
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Senior Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Senior Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Analyst Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Senior Analyst Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Build Manager
3 8 (14.55%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Project Manager
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Manager
5 6 (10.91%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Service Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Build Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) .NET
2 20 (36.36%) XML
3 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
4 17 (30.91%) J2EE
5 15 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
5 15 (27.27%) Middleware
6 12 (21.82%) Hibernate
6 12 (21.82%) Spring
6 12 (21.82%) JSF
6 12 (21.82%) JPA
6 12 (21.82%) CSS
6 12 (21.82%) Struts
6 12 (21.82%) Web Services
7 6 (10.91%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.64%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) N-Tier
2 7 (12.73%) PMI
3 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) UML
3 13 (23.64%) Change Management
4 12 (21.82%) MVC
4 12 (21.82%) SOA
4 12 (21.82%) BPEL
4 12 (21.82%) Configuration Management
4 12 (21.82%) Release Management
4 12 (21.82%) Change Control
4 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
5 11 (20.00%) SDLC
6 10 (18.18%) Project Management
7 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.73%) Kanban
8 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.91%) Validation
9 6 (10.91%) Scrum
9 6 (10.91%) Coaching
9 6 (10.91%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) Java
2 16 (29.09%) C
3 12 (21.82%) COBOL
3 12 (21.82%) Delphi
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) VB
3 12 (21.82%) VB6
4 6 (10.91%) C#
5 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.73%) PMP
2 7 (12.73%) PMI Certification
3 6 (10.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Oracle
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.82%) BEA
3 12 (21.82%) Micro Focus
4 7 (12.73%) CA
5 4 (7.27%) Twitter
6 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.64%) Informatica