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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 107 198 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.70% 32.35% 27.43%
As % of the General category 51.94% 64.08% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83 143 40
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
206 309 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.78% 50.49% 60.76%
Number of salaries quoted 146 223 124
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 91 (39.06%) Java
2 85 (36.48%) SQL
3 64 (27.47%) Linux
4 59 (25.32%) UNIX
5 52 (22.32%) JavaScript
5 52 (22.32%) Banking
6 46 (19.74%) Retail
7 45 (19.31%) Relational Database
8 44 (18.88%) Degree
8 44 (18.88%) Oracle
9 42 (18.03%) J2EE
10 38 (16.31%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (15.88%) Windows
11 37 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (15.45%) .NET
12 36 (15.45%) SQL Server
13 32 (13.73%) WebSphere
14 29 (12.45%) Spring
14 29 (12.45%) Hibernate
15 27 (11.59%) C++
15 27 (11.59%) Microsoft
15 27 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 26 (11.16%) Data Modelling
16 26 (11.16%) Project Management
16 26 (11.16%) C
16 26 (11.16%) XML
17 25 (10.73%) Web Services
17 25 (10.73%) Sybase
17 25 (10.73%) E-Commerce
17 25 (10.73%) VMware

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 32 (13.73%) WebSphere
2 16 (6.87%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (5.58%) WebLogic
3 13 (5.58%) JBoss
4 11 (4.72%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.58%) Apache Solr
5 6 (2.58%) Apache
6 4 (1.72%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.29%) Tuxedo
7 3 (1.29%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.29%) Lync
8 2 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.86%) Liferay
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) SAS
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.00%) MS Office
3 5 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.72%) MS Project
5 2 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.86%) Temenos T24
1 9 (3.86%) Finacle
2 8 (3.43%) Agresso
3 6 (2.58%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.86%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.58%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.86%) SaaS
3 2 (0.86%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.72%) IPv4
2 10 (4.29%) Internet
3 7 (3.00%) SAN
3 7 (3.00%) HTTP
4 6 (2.58%) LAN
4 6 (2.58%) WAN
5 3 (1.29%) NAS
6 2 (0.86%) VLAN
6 2 (0.86%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.86%) PBX
7 1 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (19.31%) Relational Database
2 36 (15.45%) SQL Server
3 27 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (9.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (9.01%) RDBMS
5 19 (8.15%) MongoDB
5 19 (8.15%) NoSQL
6 17 (7.30%) Sybase ASE
7 9 (3.86%) Informix
7 9 (3.86%) DB2
8 6 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.72%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.29%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.86%) Big Data
12 2 (0.86%) OLAP
13 1 (0.43%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 20 (8.58%) Maven
2 11 (4.72%) Subversion
3 7 (3.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (3.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (2.15%) JUnit
5 3 (1.29%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (1.29%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.86%) JIRA
7 1 (0.43%) CruiseControl
General
1 52 (22.32%) Banking
2 46 (19.74%) Retail
3 13 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.58%) Marketing
4 12 (5.15%) Legal
5 10 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.43%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.58%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.86%) Law
8 2 (0.86%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 80 (34.33%) Developer
2 53 (22.75%) Analyst
3 29 (12.45%) Java Developer
4 22 (9.44%) Programmer
5 21 (9.01%) Business Analyst
6 20 (8.58%) Architect
7 19 (8.15%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.87%) Project Manager
9 14 (6.01%) SQL Developer
9 14 (6.01%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (5.15%) Development Manager
10 12 (5.15%) Consultant
11 11 (4.72%) Applications Support
11 11 (4.72%) Applications Manager
12 10 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (3.86%) Developer Analyst
13 9 (3.86%) Support Manager
13 9 (3.86%) Software Developer
14 8 (3.43%) Enterprise Architect
14 8 (3.43%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.03%) J2EE
2 36 (15.45%) .NET
3 29 (12.45%) Spring
3 29 (12.45%) Hibernate
4 26 (11.16%) XML
5 25 (10.73%) Web Services
6 23 (9.87%) JSP
7 20 (8.58%) HTML
8 19 (8.15%) CSS
9 16 (6.87%) EJB
9 16 (6.87%) Servlets
10 14 (6.01%) RESTful
10 14 (6.01%) SOAP
11 12 (5.15%) Struts
12 11 (4.72%) Java EE
13 10 (4.29%) jQuery
13 10 (4.29%) Middleware
14 7 (3.00%) JSF
14 7 (3.00%) XSLT
14 7 (3.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.44%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.86%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.58%) Raspberry Pi
6 6 (2.58%) Kinect
7 5 (2.15%) Learning Management System
7 5 (2.15%) Blog
8 4 (1.72%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.29%) PMI
9 3 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.29%) Social Media
9 3 (1.29%) FMCG
9 3 (1.29%) Derivative
10 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.86%) Podcast
10 2 (0.86%) Life Science
10 2 (0.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 64 (27.47%) Linux
2 59 (25.32%) UNIX
3 37 (15.88%) Windows
4 11 (4.72%) AIX
5 10 (4.29%) HPUX
6 9 (3.86%) Solaris
6 9 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.31%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (11.16%) Data Modelling
3 26 (11.16%) Project Management
4 25 (10.73%) E-Commerce
5 24 (10.30%) Waterfall
6 23 (9.87%) MVC
7 20 (8.58%) PRINCE2
8 19 (8.15%) ITIL
9 18 (7.73%) OO
9 18 (7.73%) TDD
10 17 (7.30%) Software Engineering
11 15 (6.44%) Multithreading
12 14 (6.01%) Analytics
13 13 (5.58%) Migration
13 13 (5.58%) Unit Testing
14 11 (4.72%) Regression Testing
14 11 (4.72%) Content Management
14 11 (4.72%) UML
14 11 (4.72%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 91 (39.06%) Java
2 85 (36.48%) SQL
3 52 (22.32%) JavaScript
4 27 (11.59%) C++
5 26 (11.16%) C
6 21 (9.01%) Shell Script
7 14 (6.01%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.43%) C#
9 7 (3.00%) Perl
9 7 (3.00%) XPath
10 6 (2.58%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.15%) PHP
12 3 (1.29%) Python
12 3 (1.29%) MUMPS
13 2 (0.86%) VB
13 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (18.88%) Degree
2 10 (4.29%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.43%) MCSE
4 7 (3.00%) PMP
4 7 (3.00%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.86%) MCITP
5 2 (0.86%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.43%) CISM
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.72%) ISO 9001
2 8 (3.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.86%) VMware ESX
1 9 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.00%) VirtualBox
3 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.86%) SRDF
4 2 (0.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.86%) NFS
5 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 44 (18.88%) Oracle
2 27 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.73%) Sybase
3 25 (10.73%) VMware
4 24 (10.30%) IBM
5 19 (8.15%) Jaspersoft
6 11 (4.72%) Citrix
7 8 (3.43%) HP
7 8 (3.43%) Sun
8 6 (2.58%) Google
8 6 (2.58%) SAP
8 6 (2.58%) Business Objects
8 6 (2.58%) Cognos
9 4 (1.72%) New Relic
9 4 (1.72%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.72%) EMC
9 4 (1.72%) Cisco
10 3 (1.29%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.86%) Brocade
11 2 (0.86%) Fujitsu
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