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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 30 17 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +44
Permanent jobs citing Banking 33 64 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.55% 12.45% 0.74%
As % of the General category 15.14% 22.15% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32 63 3
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.60%
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
218 289 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 43.25% 56.23% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 167 210 182
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 26 March 2015.

Banking Salary Histogram in Watford

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 84 (79.25%) Finance
2 52 (49.06%) Degree
3 45 (42.45%) Retail
4 37 (34.91%) UNIX
4 37 (34.91%) Linux
5 29 (27.36%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (26.42%) C++
7 27 (25.47%) Computer Science
7 27 (25.47%) Finacle
7 27 (25.47%) Relational Database
8 26 (24.53%) RDBMS
9 25 (23.58%) C
9 25 (23.58%) Temenos T24
10 24 (22.64%) Java
11 21 (19.81%) Retail Banking
12 20 (18.87%) Web Services
12 20 (18.87%) HPUX
12 20 (18.87%) MVC
13 19 (17.92%) Shell Script
14 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
14 18 (16.98%) Struts
14 18 (16.98%) AIX
14 18 (16.98%) UML
14 18 (16.98%) OO
14 18 (16.98%) Hibernate
14 18 (16.98%) Spring
14 18 (16.98%) Maven
15 17 (16.04%) GAP Analysis
15 17 (16.04%) FLEXCUBE
15 17 (16.04%) Waterfall

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 11 (10.38%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (6.60%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.89%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.89%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.94%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 27 (25.47%) Finacle
2 25 (23.58%) Temenos T24
3 17 (16.04%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (1.89%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.89%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) IPv4
2 4 (3.77%) Internet
3 2 (1.89%) SMS
3 2 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.47%) Relational Database
2 26 (24.53%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.72%) Informix
4 2 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (16.98%) Maven
2 13 (12.26%) Subversion
3 10 (9.43%) SoapUI
4 7 (6.60%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.72%) JIRA
6 2 (1.89%) Log4j
6 2 (1.89%) Ant
6 2 (1.89%) JUnit
General
1 84 (79.25%) Finance
2 45 (42.45%) Retail
3 21 (19.81%) Retail Banking
4 10 (9.43%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.89%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.94%) Law
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (50.00%) Analyst
2 38 (35.85%) Business Analyst
3 27 (25.47%) Developer
4 26 (24.53%) Banking Business Analyst
5 17 (16.04%) Java Developer
6 15 (14.15%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (11.32%) Programmer
8 11 (10.38%) Senior Business Analyst
8 11 (10.38%) Architect
9 10 (9.43%) Senior Developer
9 10 (9.43%) Enterprise Architect
9 10 (9.43%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (7.55%) Consultant
10 8 (7.55%) Test Manager
11 6 (5.66%) Test Consultant
11 6 (5.66%) C++ Developer
12 5 (4.72%) C++ Software Developer
12 5 (4.72%) Test Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) Software Developer
13 4 (3.77%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.87%) Web Services
2 18 (16.98%) Struts
2 18 (16.98%) Hibernate
2 18 (16.98%) Spring
3 15 (14.15%) JSP
4 13 (12.26%) XML
5 12 (11.32%) Servlets
5 12 (11.32%) SOAP
5 12 (11.32%) XSLT
5 12 (11.32%) jQuery
6 11 (10.38%) Java EE
6 11 (10.38%) JSF
7 10 (9.43%) RESTful
7 10 (9.43%) Spring MVC
7 10 (9.43%) JDBC
7 10 (9.43%) EJB
7 10 (9.43%) XSD
7 10 (9.43%) DOM
7 10 (9.43%) JAXB
7 10 (9.43%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.36%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (25.47%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.43%) Client/Server
3 10 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.89%) Online Gambling
4 2 (1.89%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.89%) APACS
4 2 (1.89%) IVR
4 2 (1.89%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.89%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.91%) UNIX
1 37 (34.91%) Linux
2 20 (18.87%) HPUX
3 18 (16.98%) AIX
4 12 (11.32%) Solaris
5 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.87%) MVC
2 18 (16.98%) UML
2 18 (16.98%) OO
3 17 (16.04%) GAP Analysis
3 17 (16.04%) Waterfall
4 16 (15.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 16 (15.09%) Project Planning
5 15 (14.15%) Software Engineering
6 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (13.21%) Test Scripting
7 11 (10.38%) Regression Testing
8 10 (9.43%) Unit Testing
8 10 (9.43%) Multithreading
8 10 (9.43%) Test Automation
8 10 (9.43%) Product Management
8 10 (9.43%) Use Case
9 7 (6.60%) Test Management
9 7 (6.60%) CMMI
9 7 (6.60%) Six Sigma
10 6 (5.66%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.42%) C++
2 25 (23.58%) C
3 24 (22.64%) Java
4 19 (17.92%) Shell Script
5 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
6 14 (13.21%) SQL
7 12 (11.32%) XPath
8 4 (3.77%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 52 (49.06%) Degree
2 12 (11.32%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.89%) ACCA
3 2 (1.89%) CIMA
3 2 (1.89%) CCA
4 1 (0.94%) PMP
4 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.89%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (9.43%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) Oracle
2 10 (9.43%) VMware
3 2 (1.89%) Interwoven
3 2 (1.89%) SAP
3 2 (1.89%) IBM
3 2 (1.89%) Sun
4 1 (0.94%) HP
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