The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 20 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 44 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 22.34% 17.73% 10.56%
As % of the General category 64.71% 45.45% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 39 24 16
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
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 St Albans region.

General Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 55 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 34.52% 39.01% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61 50 53
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Finance
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the St Albans region.

Finance Salary Trend in St Albans

Finance
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in St Albans

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 33 (50.00%) SQL
2 24 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 21 (31.82%) Linux
4 19 (28.79%) Tomcat
4 19 (28.79%) Java
4 19 (28.79%) MySQL
5 17 (25.76%) Oracle
6 16 (24.24%) .NET
6 16 (24.24%) DHCP
6 16 (24.24%) DNS
6 16 (24.24%) CentOS
7 15 (22.73%) Online Games
7 15 (22.73%) Online Betting
7 15 (22.73%) HTTP
7 15 (22.73%) Apache
7 15 (22.73%) E-Commerce
7 15 (22.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 15 (22.73%) Red Hat
7 15 (22.73%) CMS
7 15 (22.73%) Games
7 15 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (22.73%) Service Delivery
8 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (21.21%) HTML
8 14 (21.21%) CSS
9 12 (18.18%) C#
9 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 10 (15.15%) MVC
11 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 19 (28.79%) Tomcat
2 15 (22.73%) Apache
2 15 (22.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 15 (22.73%) CMS
3 8 (12.12%) IIS
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) SAP FI
1 7 (10.61%) SAP CO
1 7 (10.61%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) DHCP
1 16 (24.24%) DNS
2 15 (22.73%) HTTP
3 4 (6.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) MySQL
2 15 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.06%) QlikView
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.03%) Neo4j
7 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.03%) RavenDB
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.52%) dBASE
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
1 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.55%) NUnit
3 2 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.03%) Selenium
3 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.52%) MSTest
4 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.52%) NuGet
General
1 24 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 15 (22.73%) Online Betting
2 15 (22.73%) Games
3 9 (13.64%) Banking
4 6 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
2 15 (22.73%) Administrator
2 15 (22.73%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 15 (22.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 15 (22.73%) Linux Administrator
2 15 (22.73%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 15 (22.73%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 11 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.61%) Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
4 7 (10.61%) .NET Web Developer
5 6 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) SAP Business Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) .NET
2 14 (21.21%) HTML
2 14 (21.21%) CSS
3 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
3 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (13.64%) Web Services
5 5 (7.58%) jQuery
6 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.55%) Entity Framework
7 3 (4.55%) HTML5
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 2 (3.03%) LINQ
8 2 (3.03%) RESTful
8 2 (3.03%) CSS3
8 2 (3.03%) XML
8 2 (3.03%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.52%) WinForms
9 1 (1.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Online Games
2 7 (10.61%) FMCG
3 4 (6.06%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.52%) W3C
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Linux
2 16 (24.24%) CentOS
3 8 (12.12%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) E-Commerce
1 15 (22.73%) Service Delivery
2 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.15%) MVC
3 10 (15.15%) Project Management
3 10 (15.15%) Analytics
4 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.58%) People Management
7 4 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (6.06%) ETL
8 3 (4.55%) Migration
8 3 (4.55%) TDD
8 3 (4.55%) B2B
8 3 (4.55%) ERP
8 3 (4.55%) BDD
8 3 (4.55%) Web Development
9 2 (3.03%) Website Architecture
9 2 (3.03%) Data Analytics
9 2 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) SQL
2 19 (28.79%) Java
3 12 (18.18%) C#
4 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.12%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.52%) MCTS
3 1 (1.52%) MCSD
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) SLA
2 6 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
1 1 (1.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Oracle
2 15 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.64%) SAP
5 4 (6.06%) Tableau
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco
5 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 4 (6.06%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) VMware
6 2 (3.03%) Informatica
6 2 (3.03%) Telerik
7 1 (1.52%) Sybase
7 1 (1.52%) Websense
7 1 (1.52%) Dell
7 1 (1.52%) Jaspersoft
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