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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 15 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 25 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 17.73% 10.62% 20.26%
As % of the General category 54.35% 33.33% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 23
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -34.61%
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
46 36 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 32.62% 31.86% 43.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46 21 51
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £34,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 15 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in St Albans

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.78%) Banking
3 12 (22.22%) Java
3 12 (22.22%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) .NET
4 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (14.81%) DB2
5 8 (14.81%) Oracle
5 8 (14.81%) C++
5 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
6 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
6 7 (12.96%) HTML
6 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.96%) Internet
7 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 6 (11.11%) MS Office
7 6 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (11.11%) Degree
7 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 6 (11.11%) VMware
8 5 (9.26%) TDD
8 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.26%) Windows
8 5 (9.26%) VoIP
8 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (9.26%) Novell
9 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
1 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.85%) WordPress
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Internet
2 5 (9.26%) VoIP
3 3 (5.56%) WAN
3 3 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) Telnet
4 1 (1.85%) HTTP
4 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) DB2
3 4 (7.41%) MS Access
4 3 (5.56%) QlikView
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (27.78%) Banking
2 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Senior Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Tester
4 5 (9.26%) Software Tester
4 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Head of IT
6 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Product Owner
7 2 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) HTML
3 4 (7.41%) J2EE
3 4 (7.41%) Web Services
4 3 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.85%) Middleware
5 1 (1.85%) Ajax
5 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.85%) jQuery
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.85%) HTML5
5 1 (1.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.85%) W3C
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) UNIX
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
3 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 6 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.26%) TDD
5 4 (7.41%) UML
5 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.70%) CRM
7 2 (3.70%) Project Management
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL
7 2 (3.70%) Line Management
7 2 (3.70%) Budget Control
8 1 (1.85%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.85%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (1.85%) Analytics
8 1 (1.85%) Marketing Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) Java
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) C++
3 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
3 1 (1.85%) XenServer
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Novell
4 4 (7.41%) JBoss
5 3 (5.56%) Tableau
5 3 (5.56%) Birst
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Epicor
St. Albans
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benfits, Training and Career plan
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 11 days ago