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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 9 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 45.00% 42.42% 56.67%
As % of the General category 60.00% 87.50% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £75,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
15 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 75.00% 48.48% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
Salary Histogram in Hitchin

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Hitchin region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Hitchin

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) Retail
3 20 (42.55%) .NET
4 19 (40.43%) Oracle
5 15 (31.91%) C
5 15 (31.91%) Java
5 15 (31.91%) XML
6 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
7 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
8 12 (25.53%) UML
8 12 (25.53%) J2EE
8 12 (25.53%) Ant
8 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
8 12 (25.53%) Change Management
8 12 (25.53%) Maven
8 12 (25.53%) Release Management
8 12 (25.53%) Change Control
8 12 (25.53%) Oracle Database
9 11 (23.40%) Jenkins
9 11 (23.40%) SDLC
9 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
9 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
10 10 (21.28%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (21.28%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (21.28%) Middleware
10 10 (21.28%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
11 9 (19.15%) Waterfall
12 8 (17.02%) Hudson
12 8 (17.02%) Subversion

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (14.89%) JBoss
1 7 (14.89%) Tuxedo
1 7 (14.89%) AquaLogic
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle Service Bus
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Project
2 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle Database
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
3 10 (21.28%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (14.89%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Ant
1 12 (25.53%) Maven
2 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 11 (23.40%) Jenkins
3 10 (21.28%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (17.02%) Hudson
4 8 (17.02%) Subversion
5 7 (14.89%) JIRA
6 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
7 4 (8.51%) TestDirector
7 4 (8.51%) Gradle
General
1 24 (51.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Developer
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Build Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Technical Project Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Technical Manager
4 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.77%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Build Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) .NET
2 15 (31.91%) XML
3 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
4 12 (25.53%) J2EE
5 10 (21.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (21.28%) Middleware
6 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
6 7 (14.89%) Spring
6 7 (14.89%) JSF
6 7 (14.89%) JPA
6 7 (14.89%) CSS
6 7 (14.89%) Struts
6 7 (14.89%) Web Services
7 6 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) N-Tier
1 7 (14.89%) PMI
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) UML
2 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
2 12 (25.53%) Change Management
2 12 (25.53%) Release Management
2 12 (25.53%) Change Control
3 11 (23.40%) SDLC
4 9 (19.15%) Waterfall
5 7 (14.89%) Kanban
5 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.89%) Project Management
5 7 (14.89%) SOA
5 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.89%) BPEL
5 7 (14.89%) MVC
5 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.89%) People Management
6 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 6 (12.77%) Validation
6 6 (12.77%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) C
1 15 (31.91%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.89%) VB
2 7 (14.89%) COBOL
2 7 (14.89%) Delphi
2 7 (14.89%) VB6
3 6 (12.77%) C#
4 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
2 7 (14.89%) PMP
2 7 (14.89%) PMI Certification
3 6 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Oracle
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.89%) BEA
3 7 (14.89%) CA
3 7 (14.89%) Micro Focus
4 4 (8.51%) Twitter
5 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.26%) Informatica