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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 26 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 13 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 9.42% 8.64% 21.29%
As % of the General category 35.14% 38.89% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 25
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
37 18 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 26.81% 22.22% 43.23%
Number of salaries quoted 37 13 51
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £53,750
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 1 October 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in St Albans

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) .NET
3 11 (23.40%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) Banking
4 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
5 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
6 7 (14.89%) DB2
6 7 (14.89%) Oracle
6 7 (14.89%) C++
6 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.77%) SQL
7 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
7 6 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.51%) HTML
9 4 (8.51%) CSS
9 4 (8.51%) Windows
9 4 (8.51%) TDD
9 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
10 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (6.38%) QlikView
10 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
10 3 (6.38%) VMware
10 3 (6.38%) UML
10 3 (6.38%) JBoss

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
1 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) SAS
3 1 (2.13%) WordPress
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) LAN
1 3 (6.38%) VoIP
1 3 (6.38%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) Telnet
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) DB2
3 3 (6.38%) QlikView
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (23.40%) Banking
2 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Project Manager
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Software Tester
4 5 (10.64%) Tester
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Head of IT
6 3 (6.38%) Product Owner
6 3 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) HTML
2 4 (8.51%) CSS
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) J2EE
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.26%) HTML5
4 2 (4.26%) CSS3
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.26%) Ajax
4 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.26%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.26%) W3C
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.26%) UNIX
3 2 (4.26%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
3 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
3 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.51%) TDD
6 3 (6.38%) UML
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.26%) Line Management
7 2 (4.26%) MVC
7 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL
7 2 (4.26%) SOA
7 2 (4.26%) CRM
7 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.26%) Web Development
7 2 (4.26%) Budget Control
8 1 (2.13%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.13%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) C++
3 6 (12.77%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) VB6
5 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
3 1 (2.13%) XenServer
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) VMware
2 3 (6.38%) JBoss
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Birst
2 3 (6.38%) Tableau
3 2 (4.26%) Novell
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Epicor
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
St. Albans
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
St. Albans
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 26 days ago