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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 208 110 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.96% 29.18% 37.88%
As % of the General category 70.51% 67.48% 59.64%
Number of salaries quoted 155 68 86
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,700 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Finance
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
295 163 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.75% 43.24% 63.51%
Number of salaries quoted 221 106 171
Average salary £48,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.22% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 November 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Finance 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 Finance.

1 165 (44.84%) Retail
2 116 (31.52%) Linux
3 113 (30.71%) UNIX
4 111 (30.16%) E-Commerce
5 110 (29.89%) Java
5 110 (29.89%) SQL
6 106 (28.80%) Degree
7 105 (28.53%) Manufacturing
8 88 (23.91%) Banking
9 85 (23.10%) Oracle
9 85 (23.10%) Microsoft
10 79 (21.47%) Analytical Skills
11 77 (20.92%) J2EE
12 75 (20.38%) Windows
13 69 (18.75%) ITIL
14 68 (18.48%) IBM
14 68 (18.48%) WebSphere
15 55 (14.95%) Project Management
16 50 (13.59%) AIX
16 50 (13.59%) MS Office
17 49 (13.32%) WebSphere Application Server
18 47 (12.77%) DB2
18 47 (12.77%) Change Management
19 46 (12.50%) HTML
20 45 (12.23%) JavaScript
21 42 (11.41%) Solaris
21 42 (11.41%) MS Excel
22 41 (11.14%) C
23 39 (10.60%) VMware
24 38 (10.33%) HTTP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Finance 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 Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 68 (18.48%) WebSphere
2 49 (13.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 34 (9.24%) Tomcat
4 28 (7.61%) IIS
5 27 (7.34%) IBM HTTP Server
6 24 (6.52%) MQSeries
6 24 (6.52%) Lync
7 17 (4.62%) SharePoint
8 15 (4.08%) MS Exchange
9 9 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.45%) Apache Solr
10 8 (2.17%) JBoss
11 7 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.63%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (1.63%) Tuxedo
13 5 (1.36%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.54%) Apache
Applications
1 50 (13.59%) MS Office
2 42 (11.41%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.72%) MS Project
4 8 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (4.35%) Agresso
2 11 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.72%) SAP FI
3 10 (2.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (2.72%) SAP CO
4 6 (1.63%) Temenos T24
4 6 (1.63%) Magento
4 6 (1.63%) Finacle
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.82%) Tridion
6 3 (0.82%) FLEXCUBE
7 2 (0.54%) RiskWrite
8 1 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.27%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.80%) PaaS
2 8 (2.17%) IaaS
3 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.27%) SaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Office 365
6 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.33%) HTTP
2 29 (7.88%) Internet
3 19 (5.16%) WAN
3 19 (5.16%) LAN
3 19 (5.16%) FTP
4 16 (4.35%) Firewall
4 16 (4.35%) DNS
5 12 (3.26%) DHCP
6 10 (2.72%) IPv4
7 9 (2.45%) SAN
8 8 (2.17%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.17%) PBX
9 7 (1.90%) MPLS
9 7 (1.90%) VLAN
10 6 (1.63%) VoIP
10 6 (1.63%) ISDN
10 6 (1.63%) VPN
11 5 (1.36%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.82%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.77%) DB2
2 34 (9.24%) Relational Database
3 25 (6.79%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.90%) MySQL
5 5 (1.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.09%) OLAP
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.54%) OLTP
8 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.27%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.27%) ActiveReports
9 1 (0.27%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.27%) Big Data
9 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.27%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (0.27%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 25 (6.79%) Subversion
2 16 (4.35%) Maven
3 15 (4.08%) Rational Application Developer
4 12 (3.26%) JUnit
4 12 (3.26%) Eclipse
5 10 (2.72%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 9 (2.45%) Selenium
7 8 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (1.63%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (1.36%) Ant
9 5 (1.36%) Log4j
10 4 (1.09%) JIRA
11 3 (0.82%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.54%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.54%) InstallShield
13 1 (0.27%) PowerBuilder
13 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.27%) Hudson
General
1 165 (44.84%) Retail
2 105 (28.53%) Manufacturing
3 88 (23.91%) Banking
4 22 (5.98%) Retail Banking
5 17 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.80%) Marketing
7 7 (1.90%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.63%) Games
9 5 (1.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (30.71%) Analyst
2 56 (15.22%) Developer
3 53 (14.40%) Business Analyst
4 42 (11.41%) Consultant
5 34 (9.24%) Architect
6 33 (8.97%) Project Manager
7 31 (8.42%) Support Analyst
8 22 (5.98%) Applications Support
8 22 (5.98%) Junior
8 22 (5.98%) Java Developer
9 21 (5.71%) Banking Business Analyst
10 19 (5.16%) Operations Analyst
11 18 (4.89%) Operations Support Analyst
12 17 (4.62%) C++ Developer
13 16 (4.35%) Service Manager
13 16 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (4.08%) Senior Business Analyst
14 15 (4.08%) Test Manager
15 14 (3.80%) Senior Consultant
15 14 (3.80%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (20.92%) J2EE
2 46 (12.50%) HTML
3 36 (9.78%) CSS
4 33 (8.97%) XML
5 32 (8.70%) JDBC
5 32 (8.70%) JSP
6 28 (7.61%) Middleware
7 24 (6.52%) Servlets
8 22 (5.98%) EJB
9 21 (5.71%) XHTML
10 16 (4.35%) SOAP
10 16 (4.35%) Struts
11 15 (4.08%) JMS
11 15 (4.08%) Hibernate
11 15 (4.08%) Spring
12 13 (3.53%) JSTL
13 11 (2.99%) RESTful
14 8 (2.17%) Ajax
14 8 (2.17%) XSLT
14 8 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 79 (21.47%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (9.24%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.98%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.43%) Mathematics
5 10 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.90%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.63%) Handset
8 5 (1.36%) PMI
8 5 (1.36%) Web 2.0
8 5 (1.36%) FMCG
9 4 (1.09%) User Experience
9 4 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.09%) Blog
9 4 (1.09%) EPoS
10 3 (0.82%) EFT
10 3 (0.82%) W3C
10 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.54%) Statistics
11 2 (0.54%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.54%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 116 (31.52%) Linux
2 113 (30.71%) UNIX
3 75 (20.38%) Windows
4 50 (13.59%) AIX
5 42 (11.41%) Solaris
6 27 (7.34%) HPUX
7 13 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.63%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.63%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.63%) VMS
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.27%) SUSE
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (30.16%) E-Commerce
2 69 (18.75%) ITIL
3 55 (14.95%) Project Management
4 47 (12.77%) Change Management
5 38 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (9.78%) Time Management
7 29 (7.88%) MVC
8 26 (7.07%) Problem Management
9 22 (5.98%) Software Engineering
10 21 (5.71%) Waterfall
11 20 (5.43%) UML
12 19 (5.16%) PRINCE2
13 18 (4.89%) Software Testing
13 18 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (4.62%) Business Analysis
14 17 (4.62%) Data Modelling
15 16 (4.35%) Content Management
16 15 (4.08%) Systems Analysis
16 15 (4.08%) Service Delivery
16 15 (4.08%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (29.89%) Java
1 110 (29.89%) SQL
2 45 (12.23%) JavaScript
3 41 (11.14%) C
4 31 (8.42%) Shell Script
5 27 (7.34%) Perl
6 25 (6.79%) C++
7 23 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 17 (4.62%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.17%) XPath
10 4 (1.09%) MUMPS
11 2 (0.54%) Ruby
12 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.27%) Jython
12 1 (0.27%) VBA
12 1 (0.27%) Python
12 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 106 (28.80%) Degree
2 21 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 19 (5.16%) ISEB
4 14 (3.80%) PMI Certification
5 13 (3.53%) PMP
6 12 (3.26%) Sun Certification
7 10 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.17%) CCNA
9 7 (1.90%) ACCA
9 7 (1.90%) CIMA
10 5 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.82%) CCA
13 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.54%) CCDP
13 2 (0.54%) MCP
13 2 (0.54%) MCSE
13 2 (0.54%) CCNP
13 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.34%) QA
2 21 (5.71%) SLA
3 8 (2.17%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.54%) BS25999
System Software
1 32 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (7.34%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.26%) Terminal Services
4 9 (2.45%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.90%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (1.63%) XenApp
7 3 (0.82%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.82%) vCloud
8 2 (0.54%) vSphere
9 1 (0.27%) NFS
9 1 (0.27%) Samba
9 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.27%) SRDF
9 1 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.63%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.82%) SCCM
2 3 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 85 (23.10%) Oracle
1 85 (23.10%) Microsoft
2 68 (18.48%) IBM
3 39 (10.60%) VMware
4 29 (7.88%) HP
5 24 (6.52%) Sun
5 24 (6.52%) Cisco
6 16 (4.35%) SAP
7 15 (4.08%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.99%) Citrix
9 10 (2.72%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.45%) EMC
11 8 (2.17%) Business Objects
11 8 (2.17%) ProCurve
12 6 (1.63%) BMC
12 6 (1.63%) NetApp
13 5 (1.36%) CA
13 5 (1.36%) Interwoven
14 4 (1.09%) hybris
15 3 (0.82%) Juniper
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