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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 28 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Banking 45 36 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.32% 9.47% 8.92%
As % of the General category 17.44% 15.25% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 27
Average salary £48,250 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
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
258 236 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 47.69% 62.11% 59.46%
Number of salaries quoted 171 180 108
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 September 2014.

Banking Salary Histogram in Watford

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 74 (81.32%) Finance
2 57 (62.64%) Degree
3 49 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (50.55%) UNIX
5 36 (39.56%) Oracle
6 35 (38.46%) Linux
6 35 (38.46%) Relational Database
7 30 (32.97%) Computer Science
7 30 (32.97%) RDBMS
7 30 (32.97%) Shell Script
7 30 (32.97%) Retail
8 28 (30.77%) Retail Banking
9 25 (27.47%) Software Engineering
9 25 (27.47%) AIX
9 25 (27.47%) HPUX
10 21 (23.08%) Java
11 20 (21.98%) C++
11 20 (21.98%) Web Services
12 18 (19.78%) Internet
13 17 (18.68%) C
13 17 (18.68%) Requirements Analysis
13 17 (18.68%) Project Planning
14 16 (17.58%) SQL
15 15 (16.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 15 (16.48%) SMS
15 15 (16.48%) CCA
15 15 (16.48%) IVR
15 15 (16.48%) Software Testing
15 15 (16.48%) Cryptography
15 15 (16.48%) Data Security

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.10%) IIS
1 1 (1.10%) Apache
1 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.10%) Tuxedo
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (1.10%) iPlanet
1 1 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) SAP FI
1 5 (5.49%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (5.49%) SAP CO
2 4 (4.40%) FLEXCUBE
2 4 (4.40%) Temenos T24
2 4 (4.40%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.78%) Internet
2 15 (16.48%) SMS
3 1 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) SSL
3 1 (1.10%) SAN
3 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 30 (32.97%) RDBMS
3 10 (10.99%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (10.99%) Selenium
2 5 (5.49%) Maven
2 5 (5.49%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (81.32%) Finance
2 30 (32.97%) Retail
3 28 (30.77%) Retail Banking
4 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.49%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.20%) French Language
7 2 (2.20%) Marketing
8 1 (1.10%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 36 (39.56%) Analyst
2 30 (32.97%) Business Analyst
3 25 (27.47%) Developer
4 17 (18.68%) C++ Developer
4 17 (18.68%) Banking Business Analyst
5 15 (16.48%) Test Engineer
6 12 (13.19%) Software Developer
7 11 (12.09%) C++ Software Developer
7 11 (12.09%) Payments Business Analyst
8 10 (10.99%) Programmer
9 8 (8.79%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (8.79%) Consultant
9 8 (8.79%) C Developer
10 7 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (6.59%) Test Analyst
12 5 (5.49%) Senior Consultant
12 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
12 5 (5.49%) SAP CO Consultant
12 5 (5.49%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 5 (5.49%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.98%) Web Services
2 11 (12.09%) HTML
3 6 (6.59%) J2EE
4 5 (5.49%) XML
4 5 (5.49%) Hibernate
4 5 (5.49%) Spring
4 5 (5.49%) JSP
4 5 (5.49%) Struts
5 2 (2.20%) .NET
6 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.10%) Middleware
6 1 (1.10%) JSON
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.10%) HTML5
6 1 (1.10%) REST
6 1 (1.10%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.10%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 49 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (32.97%) Computer Science
3 15 (16.48%) APACS
3 15 (16.48%) IVR
3 15 (16.48%) Cryptography
4 14 (15.38%) SWIFT
5 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.40%) EFT
7 3 (3.30%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Open Source
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 46 (50.55%) UNIX
2 35 (38.46%) Linux
3 25 (27.47%) AIX
3 25 (27.47%) HPUX
4 1 (1.10%) Solaris
4 1 (1.10%) Windows
4 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.10%) VMS
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) Software Engineering
2 17 (18.68%) Requirements Analysis
2 17 (18.68%) Project Planning
3 15 (16.48%) Data Security
3 15 (16.48%) Software Testing
4 10 (10.99%) Test Scripting
4 10 (10.99%) Automation Testing
5 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.59%) UML
6 6 (6.59%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (5.49%) Quality Management
7 5 (5.49%) Validation
7 5 (5.49%) OO
7 5 (5.49%) TDD
7 5 (5.49%) Data Validation
8 3 (3.30%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.20%) Test Management
9 2 (2.20%) Time Management
9 2 (2.20%) Six Sigma
9 2 (2.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.97%) Shell Script
2 21 (23.08%) Java
3 20 (21.98%) C++
4 17 (18.68%) C
5 16 (17.58%) SQL
6 5 (5.49%) Python
6 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.49%) Perl
7 1 (1.10%) C#
7 1 (1.10%) Jython
Qualifications
1 57 (62.64%) Degree
2 15 (16.48%) CCA
3 10 (10.99%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.49%) ACCA
4 5 (5.49%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 15 (16.48%) ISO 8583
1 15 (16.48%) PCI DSS
2 12 (13.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) NFS
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.10%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 36 (39.56%) Oracle
2 10 (10.99%) HP
3 6 (6.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.10%) JBoss
4 1 (1.10%) IBM
4 1 (1.10%) BMC
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.10%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.10%) VMware
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