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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 201 132 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.95% 34.65% 45.18%
As % of the General category 72.30% 68.04% 68.20%
Number of salaries quoted 146 90 88
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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
278 194 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.96% 50.92% 66.24%
Number of salaries quoted 216 136 149
Average salary £48,500 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 31 October 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 181 (51.13%) Retail
2 126 (35.59%) Manufacturing
3 125 (35.31%) E-Commerce
4 112 (31.64%) Linux
5 107 (30.23%) UNIX
5 107 (30.23%) Java
6 104 (29.38%) SQL
7 98 (27.68%) Degree
8 91 (25.71%) Oracle
8 91 (25.71%) Microsoft
9 79 (22.32%) J2EE
10 78 (22.03%) ITIL
10 78 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
11 74 (20.90%) Windows
11 74 (20.90%) IBM
12 73 (20.62%) WebSphere
13 72 (20.34%) Banking
14 60 (16.95%) Project Management
15 55 (15.54%) HTML
16 54 (15.25%) WebSphere Application Server
17 53 (14.97%) MS Office
18 50 (14.12%) Change Management
18 50 (14.12%) AIX
19 49 (13.84%) DB2
20 48 (13.56%) JavaScript
21 44 (12.43%) Solaris
22 42 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
23 40 (11.30%) C
23 40 (11.30%) HTTP
24 39 (11.02%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (20.62%) WebSphere
2 54 (15.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 39 (11.02%) Tomcat
4 33 (9.32%) IIS
5 32 (9.04%) IBM HTTP Server
6 31 (8.76%) MQSeries
7 27 (7.63%) Lync
8 16 (4.52%) MS Exchange
9 10 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (2.82%) SharePoint
10 9 (2.54%) Tuxedo
11 6 (1.69%) JBoss
11 6 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (1.13%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.13%) Apache
13 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (14.97%) MS Office
2 39 (11.02%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.82%) MS Project
4 8 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.82%) SAP FI
1 10 (2.82%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (2.82%) SAP CO
2 9 (2.54%) Agresso
3 6 (1.69%) Magento
3 6 (1.69%) Tridion
3 6 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (1.13%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.13%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (1.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.85%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.85%) Finacle
5 3 (0.85%) FLEXCUBE
6 2 (0.56%) RiskWrite
6 2 (0.56%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.80%) PaaS
2 11 (3.11%) IaaS
3 9 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.13%) Office 365
6 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.28%) GitHub
7 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.30%) HTTP
2 29 (8.19%) Internet
3 25 (7.06%) LAN
3 25 (7.06%) WAN
4 24 (6.78%) FTP
5 21 (5.93%) Firewall
6 16 (4.52%) DNS
7 12 (3.39%) DHCP
8 10 (2.82%) MPLS
9 9 (2.54%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.26%) PBX
11 7 (1.98%) VPN
11 7 (1.98%) VLAN
11 7 (1.98%) SAN
12 6 (1.69%) VoIP
12 6 (1.69%) ISDN
13 5 (1.41%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.13%) HTTPS
14 4 (1.13%) SSL
15 3 (0.85%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (13.84%) DB2
2 35 (9.89%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.34%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.98%) MySQL
5 5 (1.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.56%) OLTP
6 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.28%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.28%) ActiveReports
7 1 (0.28%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (5.65%) Subversion
2 15 (4.24%) Rational Application Developer
2 15 (4.24%) JUnit
2 15 (4.24%) Eclipse
3 13 (3.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 9 (2.54%) Selenium
5 8 (2.26%) Maven
5 8 (2.26%) Oracle APEX
5 8 (2.26%) Ant
5 8 (2.26%) Log4j
6 6 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.56%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.56%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.28%) Hudson
General
1 181 (51.13%) Retail
2 126 (35.59%) Manufacturing
3 72 (20.34%) Banking
4 21 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 18 (5.08%) Retail Banking
6 16 (4.52%) Marketing
7 7 (1.98%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.69%) Games
9 5 (1.41%) Legal
10 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (31.92%) Analyst
2 52 (14.69%) Developer
3 45 (12.71%) Business Analyst
4 42 (11.86%) Consultant
5 35 (9.89%) Support Analyst
6 34 (9.60%) Project Manager
7 31 (8.76%) Architect
8 23 (6.50%) Junior
8 23 (6.50%) Operations Analyst
9 22 (6.21%) Operations Support Analyst
10 18 (5.08%) Banking Business Analyst
10 18 (5.08%) Java Developer
11 16 (4.52%) Service Manager
12 15 (4.24%) C++ Developer
12 15 (4.24%) Senior Consultant
13 14 (3.95%) Applications Support
13 14 (3.95%) Test Manager
13 14 (3.95%) Administrator
14 13 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (3.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (22.32%) J2EE
2 55 (15.54%) HTML
3 39 (11.02%) CSS
4 36 (10.17%) JDBC
5 35 (9.89%) JSP
6 29 (8.19%) Middleware
7 28 (7.91%) XML
8 27 (7.63%) XHTML
9 24 (6.78%) Servlets
10 22 (6.21%) EJB
11 19 (5.37%) JSTL
12 15 (4.24%) JMS
12 15 (4.24%) Struts
13 9 (2.54%) SOAP
14 8 (2.26%) COM
14 8 (2.26%) XSLT
14 8 (2.26%) XMLBeans
14 8 (2.26%) Ajax
15 6 (1.69%) REST
15 6 (1.69%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.34%) Management Information System
2 26 (7.34%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.65%) Mathematics
4 10 (2.82%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.26%) User Experience
5 8 (2.26%) Web 2.0
6 6 (1.69%) Handset
6 6 (1.69%) W3C
7 5 (1.41%) PMI
8 4 (1.13%) EPoS
9 3 (0.85%) EFT
9 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.85%) Open Source
10 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.56%) Economics
10 2 (0.56%) Statistics
10 2 (0.56%) FMCG
11 1 (0.28%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 112 (31.64%) Linux
2 107 (30.23%) UNIX
3 74 (20.90%) Windows
4 50 (14.12%) AIX
5 44 (12.43%) Solaris
6 26 (7.34%) HPUX
7 13 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.98%) VMS
10 6 (1.69%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.69%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.28%) SUSE
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (35.31%) E-Commerce
2 78 (22.03%) ITIL
3 60 (16.95%) Project Management
4 50 (14.12%) Change Management
5 42 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (9.60%) Time Management
7 28 (7.91%) Problem Management
8 23 (6.50%) MVC
9 20 (5.65%) PRINCE2
9 20 (5.65%) UML
9 20 (5.65%) Software Engineering
9 20 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (5.37%) Content Management
11 18 (5.08%) Software Testing
12 17 (4.80%) Waterfall
13 16 (4.52%) Mentoring
13 16 (4.52%) Business Analysis
13 16 (4.52%) Information Security
13 16 (4.52%) Service Management
14 15 (4.24%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (30.23%) Java
2 104 (29.38%) SQL
3 48 (13.56%) JavaScript
4 40 (11.30%) C
5 33 (9.32%) Perl
6 32 (9.04%) Shell Script
7 29 (8.19%) Bash Shell
8 22 (6.21%) C++
9 12 (3.39%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.26%) XPath
11 5 (1.41%) VBA
12 3 (0.85%) Python
12 3 (0.85%) MUMPS
13 2 (0.56%) Jython
13 2 (0.56%) Ruby
14 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 98 (27.68%) Degree
2 18 (5.08%) ISTQB
3 16 (4.52%) ISEB
3 16 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (3.67%) CCNA
5 12 (3.39%) PMI Certification
6 11 (3.11%) PMP
7 9 (2.54%) Sun Certification
8 7 (1.98%) ACCA
8 7 (1.98%) CIMA
9 5 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.85%) CCA
11 3 (0.85%) MCSE
11 3 (0.85%) CCNP
12 2 (0.56%) MCP
12 2 (0.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.50%) QA
2 15 (4.24%) SLA
3 8 (2.26%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.56%) BS25999
System Software
1 34 (9.60%) Active Directory
1 34 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.39%) Hyper-V
2 12 (3.39%) Terminal Services
3 7 (1.98%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (1.69%) XenApp
5 4 (1.13%) vSphere
6 3 (0.85%) vCloud
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.28%) NFS
8 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.28%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.85%) SCCM
2 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.28%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.28%) Puppet
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 91 (25.71%) Oracle
1 91 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 74 (20.90%) IBM
3 39 (11.02%) VMware
4 34 (9.60%) HP
5 27 (7.63%) Cisco
6 20 (5.65%) CheckPoint
7 17 (4.80%) Sun
8 14 (3.95%) SAP
8 14 (3.95%) Red Hat
9 13 (3.67%) ProCurve
10 9 (2.54%) Citrix
11 8 (2.26%) Interwoven
11 8 (2.26%) EMC
11 8 (2.26%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.69%) BMC
12 6 (1.69%) ATG
12 6 (1.69%) Blue Martini
12 6 (1.69%) Elastic Path
13 5 (1.41%) CA
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