The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 49 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Banking 26 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.38% 2.52% 5.76%
As % of the General category 9.59% 4.12% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 16
Average salary £41,250 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £49,200 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
General Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
271 194 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.62% 61.01% 46.69%
Number of salaries quoted 161 130 81
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £59,900
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Banking
Hertfordshire

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 24 July 2014.

Banking Salary Histogram in Watford

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 79 (81.44%) Finance
2 67 (69.07%) Degree
3 61 (62.89%) UNIX
4 45 (46.39%) Oracle
5 43 (44.33%) Linux
6 42 (43.30%) Relational Database
7 40 (41.24%) Computer Science
7 40 (41.24%) RDBMS
8 36 (37.11%) Java
9 30 (30.93%) Shell Script
10 29 (29.90%) AIX
10 29 (29.90%) HPUX
10 29 (29.90%) Web Services
10 29 (29.90%) Software Engineering
11 24 (24.74%) HTML
12 23 (23.71%) SQL
12 23 (23.71%) Retail
12 23 (23.71%) Retail Banking
13 22 (22.68%) Software Testing
13 22 (22.68%) Informix
13 22 (22.68%) Internet
14 21 (21.65%) ISTQB
14 21 (21.65%) Selenium
14 21 (21.65%) QA
14 21 (21.65%) Test Scripting
15 19 (19.59%) QuickTest Pro
15 19 (19.59%) C
15 19 (19.59%) Automation Testing
16 18 (18.56%) PCI DSS
16 18 (18.56%) Project Planning

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.03%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.03%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.03%) iPlanet
2 1 (1.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.03%) Apache
2 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.03%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.06%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.06%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.68%) Internet
2 18 (18.56%) SMS
3 1 (1.03%) SAN
3 1 (1.03%) SSL
3 1 (1.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (43.30%) Relational Database
2 40 (41.24%) RDBMS
3 22 (22.68%) Informix
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (21.65%) Selenium
2 19 (19.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (11.34%) Maven
3 11 (11.34%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.03%) PhoneGap
General
1 79 (81.44%) Finance
2 23 (23.71%) Retail
2 23 (23.71%) Retail Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.06%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.06%) French Language
5 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.06%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 32 (32.99%) Developer
2 26 (26.80%) Analyst
3 24 (24.74%) Programmer
4 20 (20.62%) Test Engineer
5 19 (19.59%) Business Analyst
6 15 (15.46%) C++ Developer
7 11 (11.34%) C Programmer
7 11 (11.34%) Payments Business Analyst
8 10 (10.31%) C Developer
8 10 (10.31%) Java Developer
9 9 (9.28%) Senior Test Engineer
9 9 (9.28%) Software Developer
10 8 (8.25%) C++ Software Developer
10 8 (8.25%) Java Programmer
11 7 (7.22%) Test Analyst
12 6 (6.19%) Banking Business Analyst
13 5 (5.15%) C++ Programmer
13 5 (5.15%) Tester
13 5 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
14 3 (3.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.90%) Web Services
2 24 (24.74%) HTML
3 12 (12.37%) XML
4 11 (11.34%) JSP
4 11 (11.34%) Struts
4 11 (11.34%) Spring
4 11 (11.34%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.09%) GWT
6 2 (2.06%) HTML5
6 2 (2.06%) .NET
6 2 (2.06%) J2EE
6 2 (2.06%) Middleware
7 1 (1.03%) JMS
7 1 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.03%) CSS
7 1 (1.03%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.03%) REST
7 1 (1.03%) CSS3
7 1 (1.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (41.24%) Computer Science
2 18 (18.56%) APACS
2 18 (18.56%) IVR
2 18 (18.56%) Cryptography
3 17 (17.53%) SWIFT
4 6 (6.19%) EFT
5 3 (3.09%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Open Source
7 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) Derivative
7 1 (1.03%) Equities
7 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 61 (62.89%) UNIX
2 43 (44.33%) Linux
3 29 (29.90%) AIX
3 29 (29.90%) HPUX
4 1 (1.03%) VMS
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.03%) Solaris
4 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) Software Engineering
2 22 (22.68%) Software Testing
3 21 (21.65%) Test Scripting
4 19 (19.59%) Automation Testing
5 18 (18.56%) Project Planning
5 18 (18.56%) Data Security
5 18 (18.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 15 (15.46%) OO
7 11 (11.34%) TDD
8 6 (6.19%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.15%) Data Validation
9 5 (5.15%) Validation
9 5 (5.15%) Quality Management
10 3 (3.09%) Scrum
11 2 (2.06%) Time Management
11 2 (2.06%) Web Development
11 2 (2.06%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.06%) Process Improvement
11 2 (2.06%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.11%) Java
2 30 (30.93%) Shell Script
3 23 (23.71%) SQL
4 19 (19.59%) C
5 18 (18.56%) C++
6 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.34%) Perl
7 11 (11.34%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) Jython
8 1 (1.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 67 (69.07%) Degree
2 21 (21.65%) ISTQB
3 18 (18.56%) CCA
4 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.06%) ISEB
4 2 (2.06%) ACCA
4 2 (2.06%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.65%) QA
2 18 (18.56%) PCI DSS
2 18 (18.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 18 (18.56%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.03%) NFS
1 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.03%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 45 (46.39%) Oracle
2 14 (14.43%) HP
3 3 (3.09%) SAP
4 1 (1.03%) VMware
4 1 (1.03%) BMC
4 1 (1.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.03%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.03%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.03%) JBoss
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