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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 19 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Banking 55 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.48% 9.07% 10.62%
As % of the General category 20.37% 17.00% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 54 33 37
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
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
270 200 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.55% 53.33% 66.32%
Number of salaries quoted 207 144 145
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 24 October 2014.

Banking Salary Histogram in Watford

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 67 (82.72%) Finance
2 49 (60.49%) Degree
3 38 (46.91%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (39.51%) UNIX
5 30 (37.04%) Retail
6 26 (32.10%) Oracle
7 25 (30.86%) Shell Script
7 25 (30.86%) Linux
7 25 (30.86%) Retail Banking
7 25 (30.86%) Relational Database
8 19 (23.46%) Computer Science
9 18 (22.22%) RDBMS
9 18 (22.22%) AIX
9 18 (22.22%) HPUX
10 17 (20.99%) C++
10 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
11 14 (17.28%) Java
11 14 (17.28%) SQL
11 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (17.28%) Project Planning
11 14 (17.28%) Requirements Analysis
12 13 (16.05%) Software Testing
13 12 (14.81%) QA
13 12 (14.81%) C
14 10 (12.35%) Internet
15 9 (11.11%) Data Security
15 9 (11.11%) APACS
15 9 (11.11%) ISO 8583
15 9 (11.11%) IVR
15 9 (11.11%) Cryptography

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.23%) IIS
1 1 (1.23%) JBoss
1 1 (1.23%) Apache
1 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.23%) Tuxedo
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (1.23%) iPlanet
1 1 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.23%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) SAP FI
1 7 (8.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (8.64%) SAP CO
1 7 (8.64%) FLEXCUBE
1 7 (8.64%) Temenos T24
1 7 (8.64%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) Internet
2 9 (11.11%) SMS
3 1 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) SSL
3 1 (1.23%) SAN
3 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.86%) Relational Database
2 18 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.23%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (7.41%) Selenium
General
1 67 (82.72%) Finance
2 30 (37.04%) Retail
3 25 (30.86%) Retail Banking
4 8 (9.88%) Manufacturing
5 7 (8.64%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.47%) French Language
8 1 (1.23%) Marketing
8 1 (1.23%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (48.15%) Analyst
2 32 (39.51%) Business Analyst
3 23 (28.40%) Banking Business Analyst
4 15 (18.52%) Developer
5 13 (16.05%) Consultant
5 13 (16.05%) C++ Developer
5 13 (16.05%) Test Engineer
6 11 (13.58%) Software Developer
7 10 (12.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 10 (12.35%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (12.35%) C++ Software Developer
8 9 (11.11%) Payments Business Analyst
9 7 (8.64%) Test Analyst
9 7 (8.64%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (8.64%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 7 (8.64%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (8.64%) SAP FI Consultant
9 7 (8.64%) SAP CO Consultant
9 7 (8.64%) Senior SAP Consultant
10 6 (7.41%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) Web Services
2 8 (9.88%) J2EE
3 1 (1.23%) HTML
3 1 (1.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.23%) XML
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.23%) Middleware
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 38 (46.91%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (23.46%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.11%) APACS
3 9 (11.11%) IVR
3 9 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 9 (11.11%) SWIFT
4 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.70%) EFT
6 1 (1.23%) Open Source
6 1 (1.23%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.51%) UNIX
2 25 (30.86%) Linux
3 18 (22.22%) AIX
3 18 (22.22%) HPUX
4 1 (1.23%) Solaris
4 1 (1.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.23%) VMS
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
2 14 (17.28%) Requirements Analysis
2 14 (17.28%) Project Planning
2 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.05%) Software Testing
4 9 (11.11%) Data Security
5 8 (9.88%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (9.88%) UML
6 7 (8.64%) Quality Management
6 7 (8.64%) Validation
6 7 (8.64%) Data Validation
7 6 (7.41%) Automation Testing
7 6 (7.41%) Test Management
7 6 (7.41%) Test Scripting
7 6 (7.41%) CMMI
7 6 (7.41%) Six Sigma
8 2 (2.47%) Project Management
8 2 (2.47%) Migration
9 1 (1.23%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) Shell Script
2 17 (20.99%) C++
3 14 (17.28%) Java
3 14 (17.28%) SQL
4 12 (14.81%) C
5 1 (1.23%) Jython
5 1 (1.23%) Python
5 1 (1.23%) MUMPS
5 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (60.49%) Degree
2 9 (11.11%) CCA
3 7 (8.64%) ACCA
3 7 (8.64%) CIMA
4 6 (7.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) QA
2 9 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 9 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (11.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) NFS
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.23%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Oracle
2 9 (11.11%) HP
3 8 (9.88%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) IBM
4 1 (1.23%) BMC
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.23%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.23%) VMware
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago