The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 153 111 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.29% 35.24% 30.72%
As % of the General category 58.17% 58.12% 65.43%
Number of salaries quoted 72 58 34
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £31,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
263 191 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.19% 60.63% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 157 128 84
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £31,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
Hertfordshire

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 22 July 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 149 (40.49%) Retail
2 140 (38.04%) Linux
3 138 (37.50%) UNIX
4 137 (37.23%) Java
5 131 (35.60%) Degree
6 127 (34.51%) SQL
7 112 (30.43%) Oracle
8 96 (26.09%) E-Commerce
9 94 (25.54%) Manufacturing
10 92 (25.00%) HTML
11 87 (23.64%) Microsoft
12 83 (22.55%) Banking
13 74 (20.11%) J2EE
14 73 (19.84%) JavaScript
14 73 (19.84%) WebSphere
15 72 (19.57%) ITIL
16 71 (19.29%) AIX
17 70 (19.02%) Windows
18 66 (17.93%) IBM
19 62 (16.85%) WebSphere Application Server
20 56 (15.22%) Middleware
21 55 (14.95%) Perl
22 54 (14.67%) CSS
23 53 (14.40%) DB2
24 50 (13.59%) C
24 50 (13.59%) Relational Database
25 49 (13.32%) JDBC
26 48 (13.04%) MS Office
26 48 (13.04%) RDBMS
26 48 (13.04%) Computer Science

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 73 (19.84%) WebSphere
2 62 (16.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 45 (12.23%) MQSeries
4 42 (11.41%) Tomcat
5 40 (10.87%) IIS
6 39 (10.60%) IBM HTTP Server
7 20 (5.43%) Lync
8 14 (3.80%) WebLogic
9 13 (3.53%) Apache
10 10 (2.72%) CMS
11 6 (1.63%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.63%) Tuxedo
11 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.27%) iPlanet
14 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 48 (13.04%) MS Office
2 19 (5.16%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.90%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.63%) MS Project
5 5 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Tridion
2 3 (0.82%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.82%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.54%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.54%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.16%) PaaS
2 12 (3.26%) IaaS
3 4 (1.09%) Office 365
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.14%) HTTP
2 38 (10.33%) FTP
3 29 (7.88%) Internet
4 23 (6.25%) LAN
4 23 (6.25%) WAN
5 22 (5.98%) Firewall
6 10 (2.72%) ATM
7 8 (2.17%) MPLS
8 6 (1.63%) NFC
9 4 (1.09%) VLAN
9 4 (1.09%) VPN
9 4 (1.09%) DNS
9 4 (1.09%) PBX
9 4 (1.09%) VoIP
10 3 (0.82%) DHCP
10 3 (0.82%) ISDN
11 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.54%) SSL
12 1 (0.27%) IPv4
12 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (14.40%) DB2
2 50 (13.59%) Relational Database
3 48 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 31 (8.42%) Informix
5 20 (5.43%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.54%) OLTP
8 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.54%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (7.07%) Eclipse
2 22 (5.98%) Selenium
3 20 (5.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 15 (4.08%) Maven
5 13 (3.53%) JUnit
6 12 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.99%) Subversion
8 10 (2.72%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 8 (2.17%) Rational Application Developer
10 6 (1.63%) PhoneGap
10 6 (1.63%) Ant
10 6 (1.63%) Log4j
11 5 (1.36%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.54%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.27%) Hudson
13 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.27%) InstallShield
13 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
13 1 (0.27%) Xcode
General
1 149 (40.49%) Retail
2 94 (25.54%) Manufacturing
3 83 (22.55%) Banking
4 15 (4.08%) Marketing
5 13 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.90%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.36%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.54%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 101 (27.45%) Analyst
2 84 (22.83%) Developer
3 44 (11.96%) Programmer
4 42 (11.41%) Support Analyst
5 36 (9.78%) Operations Analyst
5 36 (9.78%) Operations Support Analyst
6 31 (8.42%) Architect
7 29 (7.88%) Java Developer
8 26 (7.07%) Business Analyst
8 26 (7.07%) Junior
9 20 (5.43%) Project Manager
9 20 (5.43%) Consultant
9 20 (5.43%) Service Manager
9 20 (5.43%) Test Engineer
10 19 (5.16%) Junior Analyst
11 17 (4.62%) Junior Support Analyst
12 16 (4.35%) IT Architect
13 15 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
13 15 (4.08%) Services Delivery Manager
13 15 (4.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (25.00%) HTML
2 74 (20.11%) J2EE
3 56 (15.22%) Middleware
4 54 (14.67%) CSS
5 49 (13.32%) JDBC
6 43 (11.68%) XML
7 40 (10.87%) JSP
8 36 (9.78%) XHTML
9 33 (8.97%) .NET
10 29 (7.88%) ASP.NET
11 27 (7.34%) Web Services
12 23 (6.25%) Struts
13 22 (5.98%) Hibernate
13 22 (5.98%) Spring
14 20 (5.43%) jQuery
15 18 (4.89%) EJB
15 18 (4.89%) Servlets
16 16 (4.35%) JSTL
17 14 (3.80%) .NET Framework
17 14 (3.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.98%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 13 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.99%) W3C
6 9 (2.45%) SWIFT
7 8 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.90%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.63%) Smartcard
9 6 (1.63%) EFT
9 6 (1.63%) Web 2.0
9 6 (1.63%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.63%) FMCG
9 6 (1.63%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.09%) Open Source
10 4 (1.09%) Clustering
11 3 (0.82%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.82%) EFTPOS
11 3 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 140 (38.04%) Linux
2 138 (37.50%) UNIX
3 71 (19.29%) AIX
4 70 (19.02%) Windows
5 45 (12.23%) Solaris
6 37 (10.05%) HPUX
7 9 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.63%) Android
10 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) SUSE
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (26.09%) E-Commerce
2 72 (19.57%) ITIL
3 44 (11.96%) Change Management
4 40 (10.87%) MVC
5 39 (10.60%) OO
6 37 (10.05%) Software Engineering
7 35 (9.51%) Project Management
8 32 (8.70%) Problem Management
9 29 (7.88%) Test Scripting
10 26 (7.07%) TDD
11 25 (6.79%) PRINCE2
11 25 (6.79%) Software Testing
12 23 (6.25%) Scrum
13 21 (5.71%) Web Development
14 20 (5.43%) Automation Testing
15 19 (5.16%) Service Delivery
16 18 (4.89%) Service Management
17 16 (4.35%) Information Security
17 16 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (37.23%) Java
2 127 (34.51%) SQL
3 73 (19.84%) JavaScript
4 55 (14.95%) Perl
5 50 (13.59%) C
6 39 (10.60%) Shell Script
7 33 (8.97%) C++
8 32 (8.70%) C#
9 30 (8.15%) Bash Shell
10 17 (4.62%) Python
11 10 (2.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 8 (2.17%) XPath
13 7 (1.90%) VBA
14 6 (1.63%) Embedded C
14 6 (1.63%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.09%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.82%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.82%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.54%) PHP
17 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 131 (35.60%) Degree
2 22 (5.98%) ISTQB
3 21 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (5.16%) CCNA
5 10 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (2.45%) CCA
7 8 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.09%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.82%) MBA
10 2 (0.54%) ACCA
10 2 (0.54%) CIMA
10 2 (0.54%) PMP
10 2 (0.54%) ISEB
10 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.54%) MCSE
10 2 (0.54%) CCNP
10 2 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.52%) QA
2 19 (5.16%) SLA
3 9 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (2.45%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.82%) vSphere
4 3 (0.82%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.27%) vCloud
5 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.27%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 112 (30.43%) Oracle
2 87 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 66 (17.93%) IBM
4 34 (9.24%) HP
5 25 (6.79%) VMware
6 23 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 23 (6.25%) Cisco
7 17 (4.62%) Red Hat
8 15 (4.08%) ProCurve
9 6 (1.63%) Elastic Path
9 6 (1.63%) Blue Martini
9 6 (1.63%) ATG
9 6 (1.63%) Interwoven
10 5 (1.36%) JBoss
10 5 (1.36%) Twitter
11 4 (1.09%) McAfee
11 4 (1.09%) SAP
11 4 (1.09%) Adobe
11 4 (1.09%) Sun
11 4 (1.09%) Perforce
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