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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 44 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Banking 31 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.30% 3.04% 6.36%
As % of the General category 11.92% 4.85% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 18
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -5.00%
General Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
260 206 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 44.44% 62.61% 48.27%
Number of salaries quoted 149 141 86
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £60,000
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 1 August 2014.

Banking Salary Histogram in Watford

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 83 (82.18%) Finance
2 67 (66.34%) Degree
3 60 (59.41%) UNIX
4 45 (44.55%) Oracle
5 43 (42.57%) Linux
6 42 (41.58%) Relational Database
7 38 (37.62%) Computer Science
7 38 (37.62%) RDBMS
8 36 (35.64%) Java
9 31 (30.69%) Shell Script
10 28 (27.72%) AIX
10 28 (27.72%) HPUX
10 28 (27.72%) Web Services
10 28 (27.72%) Software Engineering
11 26 (25.74%) Retail
11 26 (25.74%) Retail Banking
12 24 (23.76%) SQL
13 23 (22.77%) Software Testing
14 22 (21.78%) HTML
14 22 (21.78%) Internet
15 20 (19.80%) Informix
15 20 (19.80%) ISTQB
15 20 (19.80%) Selenium
15 20 (19.80%) QA
15 20 (19.80%) Test Scripting
16 19 (18.81%) C
17 18 (17.82%) C++
17 18 (17.82%) SMS
17 18 (17.82%) CCA
17 18 (17.82%) QuickTest Pro

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (1.98%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.99%) IIS
2 1 (0.99%) Apache
2 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (0.99%) Tuxedo
2 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.99%) iPlanet
2 1 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (0.99%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) SAP CO
1 4 (3.96%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (3.96%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.78%) Internet
2 18 (17.82%) SMS
3 1 (0.99%) SSL
3 1 (0.99%) HTTP
3 1 (0.99%) SAN
3 1 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (41.58%) Relational Database
2 38 (37.62%) RDBMS
3 20 (19.80%) Informix
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.99%) DB2
5 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (19.80%) Selenium
2 18 (17.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (9.90%) Eclipse
3 10 (9.90%) Maven
4 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.99%) PhoneGap
General
1 83 (82.18%) Finance
2 26 (25.74%) Retail
2 26 (25.74%) Retail Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.96%) General Ledger
4 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.98%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.98%) French Language
5 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (32.67%) Developer
2 31 (30.69%) Analyst
3 22 (21.78%) Business Analyst
3 22 (21.78%) Programmer
4 21 (20.79%) Test Engineer
5 16 (15.84%) C++ Developer
6 11 (10.89%) Payments Business Analyst
7 10 (9.90%) Java Developer
7 10 (9.90%) C Developer
7 10 (9.90%) C Programmer
8 9 (8.91%) Software Developer
8 9 (8.91%) Test Analyst
8 9 (8.91%) Banking Business Analyst
9 8 (7.92%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (7.92%) C++ Software Developer
10 7 (6.93%) Java Programmer
10 7 (6.93%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Consultant
11 5 (4.95%) Tester
11 5 (4.95%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.72%) Web Services
2 22 (21.78%) HTML
3 11 (10.89%) XML
4 10 (9.90%) JSP
4 10 (9.90%) Struts
4 10 (9.90%) Spring
4 10 (9.90%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.96%) J2EE
6 3 (2.97%) GWT
7 2 (1.98%) HTML5
7 2 (1.98%) Middleware
7 2 (1.98%) .NET
8 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.99%) CSS
8 1 (0.99%) JMS
8 1 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.99%) REST
8 1 (0.99%) CSS3
8 1 (0.99%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (37.62%) Computer Science
2 18 (17.82%) APACS
2 18 (17.82%) IVR
2 18 (17.82%) Cryptography
3 17 (16.83%) SWIFT
4 6 (5.94%) EFT
5 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.97%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.98%) Open Source
7 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.99%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.99%) Equities
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.99%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 60 (59.41%) UNIX
2 43 (42.57%) Linux
3 28 (27.72%) AIX
3 28 (27.72%) HPUX
4 1 (0.99%) Solaris
4 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.99%) Windows
4 1 (0.99%) VMS
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) Software Engineering
2 23 (22.77%) Software Testing
3 20 (19.80%) Test Scripting
4 18 (17.82%) Data Security
4 18 (17.82%) Requirements Analysis
4 18 (17.82%) Project Planning
4 18 (17.82%) Automation Testing
5 14 (13.86%) OO
6 10 (9.90%) TDD
7 7 (6.93%) Validation
7 7 (6.93%) Quality Management
7 7 (6.93%) Data Validation
8 6 (5.94%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.97%) Scrum
9 3 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.98%) Time Management
10 2 (1.98%) Web Development
10 2 (1.98%) Waterfall
10 2 (1.98%) Process Improvement
10 2 (1.98%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (35.64%) Java
2 31 (30.69%) Shell Script
3 24 (23.76%) SQL
4 19 (18.81%) C
5 18 (17.82%) C++
6 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.90%) Perl
7 10 (9.90%) Python
8 1 (0.99%) C#
8 1 (0.99%) Jython
Qualifications
1 67 (66.34%) Degree
2 20 (19.80%) ISTQB
3 18 (17.82%) CCA
4 4 (3.96%) ACCA
4 4 (3.96%) CIMA
5 2 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.80%) QA
2 18 (17.82%) ISO 8583
2 18 (17.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 18 (17.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.99%) NFS
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.99%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 45 (44.55%) Oracle
2 12 (11.88%) HP
3 5 (4.95%) SAP
4 1 (0.99%) JBoss
4 1 (0.99%) IBM
4 1 (0.99%) NetIQ
4 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.99%) BMC
4 1 (0.99%) VMware
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