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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 17 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 38 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 25.17% 18.79% 13.97%
As % of the General category 67.86% 52.83% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 38 28 10
Average salary £47,000 £49,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.08% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £39,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,250 £43,500
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
56 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 37.09% 35.57% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 56 53 23
Average salary £50,000 £40,310 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.03% -7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 1 September 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in St Albans

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 50 (59.52%) SQL
2 33 (39.29%) .NET
3 32 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (35.71%) HTML
4 30 (35.71%) CSS
5 29 (34.52%) C#
6 27 (32.14%) ASP.NET
6 27 (32.14%) MVC
6 27 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (25.00%) Web Services
7 21 (25.00%) Oracle
7 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 20 (23.81%) IIS
8 20 (23.81%) T-SQL
8 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 20 (23.81%) Telecoms
9 17 (20.24%) Service Delivery
9 17 (20.24%) MySQL
9 17 (20.24%) Java
9 17 (20.24%) Linux
9 17 (20.24%) Tomcat
9 17 (20.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (19.05%) jQuery
10 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
11 15 (17.86%) DNS
11 15 (17.86%) E-Commerce
11 15 (17.86%) DHCP
11 15 (17.86%) Analytics
12 14 (16.67%) Online Games
12 14 (16.67%) Online Betting

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 20 (23.81%) IIS
2 17 (20.24%) Tomcat
3 14 (16.67%) Apache
3 14 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 14 (16.67%) CMS
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (4.76%) SAP FI
2 4 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (4.76%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) DHCP
1 15 (17.86%) DNS
2 14 (16.67%) HTTP
3 4 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) MySQL
2 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 14 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (10.71%) QlikView
6 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.19%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 17 (20.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.38%) NuGet
4 1 (1.19%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.19%) NUnit
4 1 (1.19%) Selenium
4 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 14 (16.67%) Games
2 14 (16.67%) Online Betting
3 6 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (54.76%) Developer
2 22 (26.19%) .NET Developer
3 16 (19.05%) Web Developer
4 15 (17.86%) .NET Web Developer
5 14 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 14 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (16.67%) Administrator
5 14 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 14 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (13.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Programmer
9 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.95%) Database Developer
9 5 (5.95%) AWS Developer
10 4 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.29%) .NET
2 30 (35.71%) HTML
2 30 (35.71%) CSS
3 27 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 27 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (25.00%) Web Services
5 16 (19.05%) jQuery
6 12 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 11 (13.10%) Entity Framework
8 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (10.71%) ADO.NET
9 8 (9.52%) XML
9 8 (9.52%) LINQ
10 3 (3.57%) HTML5
11 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 2 (2.38%) WCF
11 2 (2.38%) NHibernate
11 2 (2.38%) DOM
11 2 (2.38%) WinForms
11 2 (2.38%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Online Games
2 9 (10.71%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.76%) FMCG
4 2 (2.38%) PMI
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.24%) Linux
2 14 (16.67%) Windows
2 14 (16.67%) CentOS
3 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.14%) MVC
3 17 (20.24%) Service Delivery
4 15 (17.86%) E-Commerce
4 15 (17.86%) Analytics
5 12 (14.29%) Project Management
6 11 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (8.33%) ERP
10 6 (7.14%) ETL
11 5 (5.95%) Web Development
11 5 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.76%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (4.76%) Scrum
12 4 (4.76%) B2B
13 3 (3.57%) ITIL
13 3 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (59.52%) SQL
2 29 (34.52%) C#
3 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 17 (20.24%) Java
6 9 (10.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (2.38%) PMP
3 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) PgMP
3 2 (2.38%) APMG
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
1 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Oracle
2 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 14 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 11 (13.10%) SAP
5 9 (10.71%) Tableau
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco
6 4 (4.76%) HP
6 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.76%) VMware
7 3 (3.57%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.38%) Telerik
9 1 (1.19%) Websense
9 1 (1.19%) Dell
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