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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 10 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 28 20 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 18.92% 14.49% 22.94%
As % of the General category 52.83% 40.00% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 30
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £43,500 £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
53 50 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 35.81% 36.23% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 53 24 65
Average salary £40,310 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.33% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
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 27 August 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in St Albans

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 17 (28.81%) SQL
1 17 (28.81%) Banking
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.73%) Java
4 13 (22.03%) .NET
5 10 (16.95%) C++
5 10 (16.95%) Oracle
5 10 (16.95%) DB2
6 9 (15.25%) Internet
6 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
7 8 (13.56%) MS Office
7 8 (13.56%) HTML
7 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
7 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
7 8 (13.56%) Degree
7 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
8 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (11.86%) VMware
8 7 (11.86%) TDD
8 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.17%) Web Services
9 6 (10.17%) UML
9 6 (10.17%) JBoss
9 6 (10.17%) MS Access
9 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
9 6 (10.17%) J2EE
9 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
9 6 (10.17%) VoIP
9 6 (10.17%) Novell

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
1 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.78%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) SAS
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.69%) WordPress
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.69%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) Internet
2 6 (10.17%) VoIP
3 3 (5.08%) WAN
3 3 (5.08%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) Broadband
4 1 (1.69%) Telnet
4 1 (1.69%) HTTP
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) DB2
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.17%) MS Access
4 2 (3.39%) QlikView
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.69%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (28.81%) Banking
2 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) Senior Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.86%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Tester
6 5 (8.47%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Head of IT
7 3 (5.08%) Product Owner
8 2 (3.39%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Database Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) HTML
3 6 (10.17%) J2EE
3 6 (10.17%) Web Services
4 2 (3.39%) CSS
5 1 (1.69%) Middleware
5 1 (1.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.39%) UNIX
5 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.86%) TDD
2 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
3 6 (10.17%) UML
3 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
3 6 (10.17%) Manual Testing
4 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL
6 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.39%) Project Management
6 2 (3.39%) CRM
6 2 (3.39%) Budget Control
7 1 (1.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.69%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (1.69%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (1.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) SQL
2 14 (23.73%) Java
3 10 (16.95%) C++
4 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) VB
5 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) XenApp
3 1 (1.69%) XenServer
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Oracle
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) VMware
4 6 (10.17%) Novell
4 6 (10.17%) JBoss
5 2 (3.39%) Tableau
5 2 (3.39%) Birst
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) Citrix
6 1 (1.69%) Epicor