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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 4.35% 52.08% 12.20%
As % of the General category 7.14% 100.00% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 1
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
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
14 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 60.87% 52.08% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 7
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 £45,000 £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 28 August 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Retail
3 8 (50.00%) C
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 6 (37.50%) SDLC
5 5 (31.25%) Change Control
5 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (31.25%) Release Management
5 5 (31.25%) Maven
5 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) Ant
5 5 (31.25%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) PMI
6 4 (25.00%) PMP
6 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
6 4 (25.00%) MS Project
6 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (25.00%) UML
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) Kanban

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Project
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Ant
1 5 (31.25%) Maven
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 11 (68.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Build Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) PMI
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 6 (37.50%) SDLC
3 5 (31.25%) Change Control
3 5 (31.25%) Release Management
3 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (25.00%) Kanban
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) People Management
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PMP
1 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Solvency II
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) CA