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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 34 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 58.62% - 2.78%
As % of the General category 97.14% - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
35 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 60.34% 29.41% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 1
Average salary £57,500 £16,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+248.48% -50.00%
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
Salary Histogram in Hitchin

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Hitchin region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Hitchin

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 55 (82.09%) Oracle
2 48 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (70.15%) XML
4 41 (61.19%) Oracle Reports
4 41 (61.19%) Middleware
4 41 (61.19%) Oracle Fusion
5 38 (56.72%) Oracle Forms
6 33 (49.25%) Git (software)
7 27 (40.30%) Release Management
7 27 (40.30%) SQL Server
8 26 (38.81%) Ant
8 26 (38.81%) .NET
8 26 (38.81%) Java
8 26 (38.81%) WebLogic
8 26 (38.81%) Hudson
8 26 (38.81%) Change Control
8 26 (38.81%) Subversion
8 26 (38.81%) Maven
8 26 (38.81%) JIRA
8 26 (38.81%) Jenkins
9 24 (35.82%) ASP.NET
9 24 (35.82%) CSS
9 24 (35.82%) Web Services
10 20 (29.85%) MVC
11 19 (28.36%) Hibernate
11 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
11 19 (28.36%) J2EE
11 19 (28.36%) Spring
12 17 (25.37%) VB6
12 17 (25.37%) SQL Server Integration Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 26 (38.81%) WebLogic
2 15 (22.39%) JBoss
2 15 (22.39%) Tuxedo
2 15 (22.39%) AquaLogic
2 15 (22.39%) Oracle Service Bus
2 15 (22.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (61.19%) Oracle Reports
2 27 (40.30%) SQL Server
3 17 (25.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (25.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (25.37%) Oracle Database
4 15 (22.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (22.39%) Crystal Reports
4 15 (22.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (7.46%) RavenDB
5 5 (7.46%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 38 (56.72%) Oracle Forms
2 33 (49.25%) Git (software)
3 26 (38.81%) Hudson
3 26 (38.81%) Jenkins
3 26 (38.81%) Ant
3 26 (38.81%) Subversion
3 26 (38.81%) Maven
3 26 (38.81%) JIRA
4 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
5 5 (7.46%) NUnit
5 5 (7.46%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (7.46%) MSTest
General
1 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Developer
1 26 (38.81%) Build Manager
2 22 (32.84%) Senior Developer
3 17 (25.37%) Analyst
3 17 (25.37%) Senior Analyst
3 17 (25.37%) Analyst Developer
3 17 (25.37%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Technical Manager
5 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Programmer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (7.46%) .NET Programmer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior .NET Programmer
6 4 (5.97%) Java Web Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Build Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (70.15%) XML
2 41 (61.19%) Middleware
2 41 (61.19%) Oracle Fusion
3 26 (38.81%) .NET
4 24 (35.82%) ASP.NET
4 24 (35.82%) CSS
4 24 (35.82%) Web Services
5 19 (28.36%) J2EE
5 19 (28.36%) Hibernate
5 19 (28.36%) Spring
6 15 (22.39%) JSF
6 15 (22.39%) Struts
6 15 (22.39%) JPA
7 7 (10.45%) SailPoint
8 5 (7.46%) Silverlight
8 5 (7.46%) HTML
8 5 (7.46%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (7.46%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (7.46%) RESTful
8 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) CentOS
3 2 (2.99%) UNIX
3 2 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) Release Management
3 26 (38.81%) Change Control
4 20 (29.85%) MVC
5 17 (25.37%) UML
5 17 (25.37%) Mentoring
5 17 (25.37%) Waterfall
6 16 (23.88%) Change Management
7 15 (22.39%) SOA
7 15 (22.39%) BPEL
8 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
8 10 (14.93%) Project Management
9 7 (10.45%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.45%) IT Governance
10 5 (7.46%) TDD
10 5 (7.46%) OOP
10 5 (7.46%) BDD
10 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.46%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) Java
2 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.37%) VB
3 17 (25.37%) Delphi
3 17 (25.37%) VB6
4 15 (22.39%) COBOL
5 8 (11.94%) C
5 8 (11.94%) C#
5 8 (11.94%) SQL
6 6 (8.96%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.99%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) MCSD
1 5 (7.46%) MCSE
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (7.46%) MCTS
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 55 (82.09%) Oracle
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.39%) BEA
2 15 (22.39%) Micro Focus
3 13 (19.40%) CA