The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EFT in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EFT over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing EFT 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.19% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%
EFT
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
207 148 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 38.84% 39.26% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 156 116 72
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

EFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing EFT across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EFT Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

EFT
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing EFT across the Watford region.

EFT Salary Trend in Watford

EFT
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing EFT 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 EFT.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (55.56%) Data Mining
2 5 (55.56%) ATM
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Usability Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills

EFT
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing EFT 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 EFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Software Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Usability Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 4 (44.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle