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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 37 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Banking 37 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.10% 6.50% 8.85%
As % of the General category 15.04% 10.26% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 27
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
246 234 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 47.22% 63.41% 53.89%
Number of salaries quoted 150 167 98
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 £31,425 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,500 £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 20 August 2014.

Banking Salary Histogram in Watford

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 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 77 (80.21%) Finance
2 60 (62.50%) Degree
3 53 (55.21%) UNIX
4 39 (40.63%) Oracle
5 38 (39.58%) Linux
5 38 (39.58%) Relational Database
6 34 (35.42%) Computer Science
6 34 (35.42%) RDBMS
7 30 (31.25%) Shell Script
8 29 (30.21%) Retail
8 29 (30.21%) Retail Banking
9 28 (29.17%) Java
10 27 (28.13%) Web Services
11 26 (27.08%) AIX
11 26 (27.08%) HPUX
11 26 (27.08%) Software Engineering
12 23 (23.96%) Internet
13 19 (19.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 19 (19.79%) SMS
13 19 (19.79%) CCA
13 19 (19.79%) SQL
13 19 (19.79%) Data Security
13 19 (19.79%) APACS
13 19 (19.79%) ISO 8583
13 19 (19.79%) IVR
13 19 (19.79%) Project Planning
13 19 (19.79%) Cryptography
13 19 (19.79%) Requirements Analysis
13 19 (19.79%) PCI DSS
14 18 (18.75%) SWIFT

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.04%) IIS
1 1 (1.04%) Apache
1 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.04%) Tuxedo
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (1.04%) iPlanet
1 1 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.04%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) SAP FI
1 5 (5.21%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (5.21%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.08%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (2.08%) Temenos T24
2 2 (2.08%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.96%) Internet
2 19 (19.79%) SMS
3 1 (1.04%) HTTP
3 1 (1.04%) SSL
3 1 (1.04%) SAN
3 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (39.58%) Relational Database
2 34 (35.42%) RDBMS
3 16 (16.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) QuickTest Pro
1 14 (14.58%) Selenium
2 8 (8.33%) Maven
2 8 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (80.21%) Finance
2 29 (30.21%) Retail
2 29 (30.21%) Retail Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.21%) General Ledger
5 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.08%) French Language
6 2 (2.08%) Marketing
7 1 (1.04%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Analyst
2 29 (30.21%) Developer
3 26 (27.08%) Business Analyst
4 18 (18.75%) Test Engineer
5 16 (16.67%) Programmer
5 16 (16.67%) C++ Developer
6 12 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
6 12 (12.50%) Payments Business Analyst
7 11 (11.46%) Software Developer
8 10 (10.42%) C++ Software Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
9 8 (8.33%) C Developer
9 8 (8.33%) C Programmer
10 7 (7.29%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (7.29%) Test Analyst
11 6 (6.25%) Consultant
12 5 (5.21%) Senior Business Analyst
12 5 (5.21%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 5 (5.21%) SAP Consultant
12 5 (5.21%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.13%) Web Services
2 18 (18.75%) HTML
3 8 (8.33%) XML
3 8 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 8 (8.33%) Spring
3 8 (8.33%) JSP
3 8 (8.33%) Struts
4 5 (5.21%) J2EE
5 2 (2.08%) .NET
5 2 (2.08%) HTML5
6 1 (1.04%) REST
6 1 (1.04%) CSS3
6 1 (1.04%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.04%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.04%) JSON
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.04%) GWT
6 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.04%) CSS
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.42%) Computer Science
2 19 (19.79%) APACS
2 19 (19.79%) IVR
2 19 (19.79%) Cryptography
3 18 (18.75%) SWIFT
4 6 (6.25%) EFT
5 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.13%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Open Source
7 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 53 (55.21%) UNIX
2 38 (39.58%) Linux
3 26 (27.08%) AIX
3 26 (27.08%) HPUX
4 1 (1.04%) Solaris
4 1 (1.04%) Windows
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.04%) VMS
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.08%) Software Engineering
2 19 (19.79%) Requirements Analysis
2 19 (19.79%) Project Planning
2 19 (19.79%) Data Security
3 18 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 14 (14.58%) Test Scripting
4 14 (14.58%) Automation Testing
5 10 (10.42%) OO
6 8 (8.33%) TDD
7 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.25%) Data Validation
7 6 (6.25%) Quality Management
7 6 (6.25%) Validation
8 4 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (4.17%) UML
8 4 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.08%) Web Development
9 2 (2.08%) Time Management
9 2 (2.08%) Project Management
9 2 (2.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.25%) Shell Script
2 28 (29.17%) Java
3 19 (19.79%) SQL
4 18 (18.75%) C++
5 17 (17.71%) C
6 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 8 (8.33%) Perl
7 8 (8.33%) Python
8 1 (1.04%) Jython
8 1 (1.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 60 (62.50%) Degree
2 19 (19.79%) CCA
3 14 (14.58%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.21%) ACCA
4 5 (5.21%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 19 (19.79%) ISO 8583
1 19 (19.79%) PCI DSS
2 14 (14.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) NFS
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.04%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 39 (40.63%) Oracle
2 10 (10.42%) HP
3 6 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.04%) JBoss
4 1 (1.04%) IBM
4 1 (1.04%) BMC
4 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.04%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.04%) VMware