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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 23 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 24 11 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 13.26% 16.67% 25.91%
As % of the General category 44.44% 57.89% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 44
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -40.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £20,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,000 £65,000
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 St Albans region.

General Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 19 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 29.83% 28.79% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 53 16 74
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in St Albans

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (42.86%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (35.71%) .NET
3 11 (26.19%) Visualisation
4 9 (21.43%) MVC
4 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.43%) C#
5 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.05%) HTML
5 8 (19.05%) Analytics
5 8 (19.05%) QlikView
5 8 (19.05%) Tableau
5 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (19.05%) CSS
5 8 (19.05%) Ajax
5 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 8 (19.05%) jQuery
6 7 (16.67%) ETL
7 6 (14.29%) Oracle
7 6 (14.29%) WCF
7 6 (14.29%) Web Services
8 5 (11.90%) WPF
8 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
8 5 (11.90%) Big Data
8 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (11.90%) Project Management
8 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (11.90%) People Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (4.76%) SAS
1 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) LAN
1 2 (4.76%) WAN
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) Telnet
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) QlikView
3 5 (11.90%) Big Data
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.14%) DB2
5 2 (4.76%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (4.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.52%) Banking
1 4 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) C# Developer
2 8 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Head of IT
4 4 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Project Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Data Manager
6 2 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) Ajax
2 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
2 8 (19.05%) jQuery
2 8 (19.05%) CSS
3 6 (14.29%) Web Services
3 6 (14.29%) WCF
4 5 (11.90%) WPF
4 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.14%) HTML5
5 3 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Visualisation
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) W3C
3 3 (7.14%) FMCG
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Android
1 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) MVC
1 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) Analytics
3 7 (16.67%) ETL
4 5 (11.90%) Project Management
4 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (11.90%) People Management
5 4 (9.52%) Data Analytics
5 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.14%) ERP
6 3 (7.14%) SOA
6 3 (7.14%) Web Development
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.76%) CRM
7 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) C#
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
1 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) XenApp
2 1 (2.38%) XenServer
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Tableau
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) Birst
5 2 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Novell