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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 36 47 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -30
Permanent jobs citing Banking 23 22 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.25% 4.12% 13.02%
As % of the General category 6.67% 9.52% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 75
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
345 231 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 63.77% 43.26% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 284 172 247
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 30 April 2016.

Banking Salary Histogram in Watford

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 35 (94.59%) Finance
2 19 (51.35%) Retail
3 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (24.32%) Retail Banking
4 9 (24.32%) SQL
5 8 (21.62%) SAP
5 8 (21.62%) CCA
5 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
6 7 (18.92%) Temenos T24
6 7 (18.92%) QA
6 7 (18.92%) Finacle
6 7 (18.92%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (18.92%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (18.92%) FLEXCUBE
6 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
6 7 (18.92%) HP
6 7 (18.92%) UML
6 7 (18.92%) Unix
7 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
7 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
7 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.51%) Test Management
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Selenium
8 5 (13.51%) Degree
8 5 (13.51%) JIRA
8 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
8 5 (13.51%) BDD
8 5 (13.51%) WebDriver

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (2.70%) CICS
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Finacle
1 7 (18.92%) FLEXCUBE
1 7 (18.92%) Temenos T24
2 5 (13.51%) SAP CO
2 5 (13.51%) SAP FI
2 5 (13.51%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.41%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
1 5 (13.51%) HP UFT
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
1 5 (13.51%) Selenium
1 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
1 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (94.59%) Finance
2 19 (51.35%) Retail
3 9 (24.32%) Retail Banking
4 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
5 3 (8.11%) Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Business Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) SAP Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Banking Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) SAP FI Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) SAP Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Programmer
8 1 (2.70%) Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) REST
1 5 (13.51%) SOAP
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.81%) Fintech
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Unix
2 4 (10.81%) AIX
2 4 (10.81%) HPUX
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) GAP Analysis
2 7 (18.92%) Translating Business Requirements
2 7 (18.92%) UML
3 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
3 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Testing
4 5 (13.51%) API Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Automation Testing
4 5 (13.51%) BDD
4 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
4 5 (13.51%) Test Management
5 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) Office Automation
6 3 (8.11%) SDLC
7 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.41%) System Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
3 5 (13.51%) C
3 5 (13.51%) VB
4 3 (8.11%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) JCL
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) CCA
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SEPA
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) SAP
2 7 (18.92%) HP
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
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