The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Banking 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
Banking
Rank 20 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Banking 74 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.95% 7.88% 4.84%
As % of the General category 25.61% 17.26% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 65 29 21
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,100 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.36% -
Banking
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

General Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
289 168 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.69% 45.65% 61.98%
Number of salaries quoted 214 111 180
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Banking across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Banking
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Banking across the Watford region.

Banking Salary Trend in Watford

Banking
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Banking across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Banking Salary Histogram in Watford

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Banking 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 Banking.

1 100 (84.03%) Finance
2 71 (59.66%) Degree
3 49 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (40.34%) Retail
5 42 (35.29%) UNIX
6 38 (31.93%) Linux
7 32 (26.89%) Relational Database
8 30 (25.21%) Shell Script
8 30 (25.21%) Computer Science
9 29 (24.37%) Oracle
9 29 (24.37%) C++
10 28 (23.53%) Retail Banking
11 27 (22.69%) HPUX
12 26 (21.85%) AIX
13 25 (21.01%) RDBMS
14 24 (20.17%) Java
15 22 (18.49%) C
15 22 (18.49%) Temenos T24
15 22 (18.49%) Finacle
16 21 (17.65%) Software Engineering
17 19 (15.97%) SQL
18 18 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (15.13%) UML
19 17 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
19 17 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
19 17 (14.29%) Project Planning
20 16 (13.45%) FLEXCUBE
21 13 (10.92%) Waterfall
22 12 (10.08%) MVC
22 12 (10.08%) Web Services

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Banking 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.72%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.68%) JBoss
3 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.84%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.84%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.84%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.84%) Apache
4 1 (0.84%) IIS
4 1 (0.84%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 22 (18.49%) Temenos T24
1 22 (18.49%) Finacle
2 16 (13.45%) FLEXCUBE
3 7 (5.88%) SAP FI
3 7 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (5.88%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) IPv4
2 5 (4.20%) Internet
3 4 (3.36%) SMS
4 2 (1.68%) HTTP
5 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.89%) Relational Database
2 25 (21.01%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Subversion
1 8 (6.72%) Maven
2 6 (5.04%) SoapUI
3 5 (4.20%) JIRA
4 3 (2.52%) Selenium
4 3 (2.52%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.84%) Log4j
5 1 (0.84%) Ant
5 1 (0.84%) JUnit
5 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
General
1 100 (84.03%) Finance
2 48 (40.34%) Retail
3 28 (23.53%) Retail Banking
4 9 (7.56%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.88%) General Ledger
6 6 (5.04%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (47.90%) Analyst
2 47 (39.50%) Business Analyst
3 36 (30.25%) Banking Business Analyst
4 29 (24.37%) Developer
5 17 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 16 (13.45%) Consultant
7 15 (12.61%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
8 14 (11.76%) Software Developer
9 13 (10.92%) C++ Software Developer
10 10 (8.40%) Test Engineer
11 9 (7.56%) Test Manager
12 8 (6.72%) Architect
12 8 (6.72%) Test Consultant
13 7 (5.88%) Java Developer
13 7 (5.88%) SAP FI Consultant
13 7 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 7 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
13 7 (5.88%) Test Analyst
13 7 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.08%) Web Services
2 10 (8.40%) J2EE
3 8 (6.72%) XML
3 8 (6.72%) Hibernate
3 8 (6.72%) Spring
3 8 (6.72%) Struts
4 7 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (5.88%) Middleware
4 7 (5.88%) JSF
4 7 (5.88%) jQuery
4 7 (5.88%) XSLT
4 7 (5.88%) Servlets
4 7 (5.88%) SOAP
4 7 (5.88%) Java EE
5 6 (5.04%) JDBC
5 6 (5.04%) JSP
5 6 (5.04%) EJB
5 6 (5.04%) JAXB
5 6 (5.04%) SAX
5 6 (5.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 49 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (25.21%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.04%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.36%) SWIFT
5 4 (3.36%) APACS
5 4 (3.36%) IVR
5 4 (3.36%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.84%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.84%) EFT
6 1 (0.84%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.29%) UNIX
2 38 (31.93%) Linux
3 27 (22.69%) HPUX
4 26 (21.85%) AIX
5 8 (6.72%) Solaris
6 2 (1.68%) Windows
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 18 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.13%) UML
3 17 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 17 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 17 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 13 (10.92%) Waterfall
5 12 (10.08%) MVC
6 11 (9.24%) Software Testing
7 9 (7.56%) Test Management
7 9 (7.56%) CMMI
7 9 (7.56%) Six Sigma
8 8 (6.72%) OO
9 7 (5.88%) Quality Management
9 7 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 7 (5.88%) Validation
9 7 (5.88%) Data Validation
10 6 (5.04%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.04%) Product Management
10 6 (5.04%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.21%) Shell Script
2 29 (24.37%) C++
3 24 (20.17%) Java
4 22 (18.49%) C
5 19 (15.97%) SQL
6 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.88%) XPath
8 4 (3.36%) MUMPS
9 1 (0.84%) Jython
Qualifications
1 71 (59.66%) Degree
2 7 (5.88%) Sun Certification
2 7 (5.88%) ACCA
2 7 (5.88%) CIMA
3 4 (3.36%) CCA
4 3 (2.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.84%) PMP
5 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.08%) QA
2 4 (3.36%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.36%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (5.04%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.84%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 29 (24.37%) Oracle
2 9 (7.56%) HP
3 8 (6.72%) SAP
4 6 (5.04%) VMware
5 2 (1.68%) IBM
6 1 (0.84%) Sun
6 1 (0.84%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.84%) BMC
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.84%) NetIQ