The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 178 127 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 34.56% 24.01% 28.32%
As % of the General category 61.59% 47.39% 64.47%
Number of salaries quoted 152 121 119
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
289 268 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 56.12% 50.66% 43.93%
Number of salaries quoted 239 257 159
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Finance
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Finance Salary Trend in Watford

Finance
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Watford region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Finance Salary Histogram in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 187 (56.50%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (29.00%) Scrum
3 92 (27.79%) Java
4 73 (22.05%) SQL
5 65 (19.64%) Oracle
6 61 (18.43%) Waterfall
7 56 (16.92%) SDLC
7 56 (16.92%) Project Management
8 51 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
9 46 (13.90%) Spring
10 45 (13.60%) Unix
11 43 (12.99%) Hibernate
12 41 (12.39%) Linux
13 39 (11.78%) MS Excel
14 36 (10.88%) Selenium
15 31 (9.37%) PRINCE2
15 31 (9.37%) Banking
16 27 (8.16%) Python
16 27 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
17 26 (7.85%) QA
17 26 (7.85%) Microsoft
17 26 (7.85%) WebLogic
17 26 (7.85%) MS Office
18 25 (7.55%) HP UFT
18 25 (7.55%) Retail
18 25 (7.55%) Functional Testing
19 24 (7.25%) Cucumber
19 24 (7.25%) Kanban
20 23 (6.95%) Test Scripting
20 23 (6.95%) Shell Script

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (7.85%) WebLogic
2 15 (4.53%) WebSphere
3 13 (3.93%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.32%) JBoss
5 9 (2.72%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.11%) Confluence
7 6 (1.81%) MS Project Server
8 4 (1.21%) CMS
9 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.30%) Drupal
10 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.85%) MS Office
3 19 (5.74%) MS Visio
4 18 (5.44%) MS Project
5 17 (5.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.60%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 10 (3.02%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.91%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.91%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) HFM
3 2 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.30%) BPCS
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI-AR
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.21%) Internet
2 3 (0.91%) Firewall
3 2 (0.60%) LAN
4 1 (0.30%) AMQP
4 1 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.30%) Skype
4 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.63%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.32%) Oracle Database
2 11 (3.32%) RDBMS
3 10 (3.02%) SQL Server
4 9 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.11%) MySQL
6 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.60%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.60%) DB2
8 2 (0.60%) Essbase
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.60%) Power BI
8 2 (0.60%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.60%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (10.88%) Selenium
2 25 (7.55%) HP UFT
3 24 (7.25%) Cucumber
4 16 (4.83%) WebDriver
5 14 (4.23%) LoadRunner
6 10 (3.02%) JIRA
7 9 (2.72%) JUnit
7 9 (2.72%) Maven
8 7 (2.11%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.51%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.21%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.91%) ClearQuest
11 3 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.30%) Ant
12 1 (0.30%) FishEye
12 1 (0.30%) NUnit
12 1 (0.30%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.30%) Subversion
12 1 (0.30%) Zephyr
General
1 31 (9.37%) Banking
2 25 (7.55%) Retail
3 11 (3.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.51%) Marketing
5 4 (1.21%) Legal
5 4 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.30%) Advertising
6 1 (0.30%) Automotive
6 1 (0.30%) Billing
6 1 (0.30%) Electronics
6 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.30%) Games
6 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (35.65%) Analyst
2 56 (16.92%) Project Manager
3 49 (14.80%) Developer
4 43 (12.99%) Java Developer
5 41 (12.39%) Test Analyst
6 38 (11.48%) Senior Manager
7 37 (11.18%) Senior Analyst
8 34 (10.27%) Senior Project Manager
9 32 (9.67%) Business Analyst
10 26 (7.85%) Senior Developer
11 25 (7.55%) Senior Business Analyst
12 23 (6.95%) Senior Java Developer
13 22 (6.65%) Architect
14 19 (5.74%) Agile Project Manager
14 19 (5.74%) Support Analyst
14 19 (5.74%) Systems Analyst
15 17 (5.14%) Project Analyst
15 17 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
16 16 (4.83%) Project Support Analyst
17 14 (4.23%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (13.90%) Spring
2 43 (12.99%) Hibernate
3 21 (6.34%) XML
4 19 (5.74%) Struts
5 14 (4.23%) Java EE
6 12 (3.63%) J2EE
7 10 (3.02%) Middleware
7 10 (3.02%) REST
8 9 (2.72%) Web Services
9 8 (2.42%) Ajax
9 8 (2.42%) Gherkin
9 8 (2.42%) GWT
9 8 (2.42%) SOAP
10 6 (1.81%) JSON
10 6 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (1.51%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.51%) Ember.js
11 5 (1.51%) HTML5
11 5 (1.51%) JSTL
11 5 (1.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.14%) Fintech
3 12 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.63%) FMCG
4 9 (2.72%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.21%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.21%) PKI
7 3 (0.91%) Blog
7 3 (0.91%) Social Media
8 2 (0.60%) Life Science
8 2 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.60%) User Experience
9 1 (0.30%) BBC
9 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.30%) Clustering
9 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.30%) EPoS
9 1 (0.30%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.60%) Unix
2 41 (12.39%) Linux
3 11 (3.32%) Windows
4 7 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.81%) Solaris
6 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (56.50%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (29.00%) Scrum
3 61 (18.43%) Waterfall
4 56 (16.92%) Project Management
4 56 (16.92%) SDLC
5 31 (9.37%) PRINCE2
6 27 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
7 25 (7.55%) Functional Testing
8 24 (7.25%) Kanban
9 23 (6.95%) Test Scripting
10 22 (6.65%) Automation Testing
11 20 (6.04%) OO
11 20 (6.04%) TDD
11 20 (6.04%) UML
12 19 (5.74%) Business Analysis
12 19 (5.74%) Mentoring
12 19 (5.74%) Risk Management
13 18 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (5.14%) Data Modelling
14 17 (5.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (27.79%) Java
2 73 (22.05%) SQL
3 27 (8.16%) Python
4 23 (6.95%) Shell Script
5 19 (5.74%) C#
6 16 (4.83%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.42%) Ruby
8 7 (2.11%) Perl
8 7 (2.11%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.81%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.51%) R
11 4 (1.21%) AWK
12 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.60%) VBScript
14 1 (0.30%) C
14 1 (0.30%) C++
14 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (4.53%) APMG
2 14 (4.23%) PMP
3 8 (2.42%) Degree
3 8 (2.42%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.51%) APMP
6 4 (1.21%) ISEB
7 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.60%) ACCA
8 2 (0.60%) CISA
8 2 (0.60%) CISSP
9 1 (0.30%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.30%) CIMA
9 1 (0.30%) CISM
9 1 (0.30%) CLAS
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) MCSE
9 1 (0.30%) SANS
9 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.85%) QA
2 7 (2.11%) SLA
3 5 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.91%) SDET
5 1 (0.30%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.30%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.30%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.30%) Samba
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.60%) MOM
3 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (19.64%) Oracle
2 26 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.34%) HP
3 21 (6.34%) Planview
4 11 (3.32%) IBM
5 8 (2.42%) Sun
6 7 (2.11%) Atlassian
6 7 (2.11%) SAP
6 7 (2.11%) Sybase
7 6 (1.81%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.51%) Teradata
9 3 (0.91%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.91%) CA
9 3 (0.91%) Google
9 3 (0.91%) New Relic
10 2 (0.60%) Adobe
10 2 (0.60%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.30%) Citrix
11 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
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