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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 20 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 29 29 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 17.79% 23.20% 18.67%
As % of the General category 47.54% 59.18% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 44
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
61 49 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 37.42% 39.20% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 58 43 105
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 £30,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 31 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in St Albans

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 14 (26.42%) Telecoms
3 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
4 12 (22.64%) .NET
4 12 (22.64%) Linux
5 11 (20.75%) Oracle
6 10 (18.87%) CSS
6 10 (18.87%) MySQL
6 10 (18.87%) HTML
6 10 (18.87%) Java
6 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
6 10 (18.87%) SLA
7 9 (16.98%) ETL
7 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
7 9 (16.98%) C#
7 9 (16.98%) MVC
7 9 (16.98%) CentOS
7 9 (16.98%) Analytics
8 8 (15.09%) FMCG
8 8 (15.09%) Visualisation
8 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
8 8 (15.09%) CMS
8 8 (15.09%) Games
8 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (15.09%) Retail
8 8 (15.09%) Online Games
8 8 (15.09%) Online Betting
8 8 (15.09%) SAP
8 8 (15.09%) DHCP
8 8 (15.09%) HTTP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
2 8 (15.09%) Apache
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (15.09%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SAP FI
1 5 (9.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (9.43%) SAP CO
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) DHCP
1 8 (15.09%) HTTP
1 8 (15.09%) DNS
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) MySQL
3 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (9.43%) QlikView
4 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.43%) Big Data
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.77%) RavenDB
5 2 (3.77%) Neo4j
5 2 (3.77%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (3.77%) Star Schema
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.77%) NUnit
1 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
2 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.89%) MSTest
2 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
General
1 14 (26.42%) Telecoms
2 8 (15.09%) Games
2 8 (15.09%) Retail
2 8 (15.09%) Online Betting
3 6 (11.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Developer
2 8 (15.09%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (15.09%) Administrator
2 8 (15.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 8 (15.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (15.09%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (15.09%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 8 (15.09%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Head of IT
4 5 (9.43%) SAP Business Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Data Analytics Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) CSS
2 10 (18.87%) HTML
3 7 (13.21%) Web Services
4 6 (11.32%) Ajax
4 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
4 6 (11.32%) WCF
4 6 (11.32%) jQuery
5 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.43%) WPF
5 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.77%) HTML5
6 2 (3.77%) CSS3
6 2 (3.77%) RESTful
7 1 (1.89%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Online Games
1 8 (15.09%) FMCG
1 8 (15.09%) Visualisation
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Replication
4 1 (1.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) CentOS
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) ETL
1 9 (16.98%) MVC
1 9 (16.98%) Analytics
2 8 (15.09%) Project Management
2 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
2 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
3 6 (11.32%) Data Analytics
4 5 (9.43%) People Management
4 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.55%) ERP
5 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.77%) BDD
7 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) Java
3 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.98%) C#
4 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) MCSD
2 1 (1.89%) MCSE
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SLA
2 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) SAP
2 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) Tableau
5 2 (3.77%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) Informatica
5 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) Sybase
6 1 (1.89%) Jaspersoft
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