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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 147 161 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.11% 39.85% 31.76%
As % of the General category 61.76% 74.88% 53.26%
Number of salaries quoted 118 101 72
Average salary £45,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,500 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
238 215 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.51% 53.22% 59.63%
Number of salaries quoted 163 153 188
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 27 January 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 126 (36.63%) Retail
2 104 (30.23%) Linux
3 103 (29.94%) UNIX
4 98 (28.49%) Banking
5 97 (28.20%) SQL
6 95 (27.62%) Degree
7 92 (26.74%) Java
8 76 (22.09%) E-Commerce
9 71 (20.64%) Oracle
10 62 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
11 61 (17.73%) J2EE
12 60 (17.44%) Manufacturing
13 59 (17.15%) Microsoft
14 53 (15.41%) WebSphere
15 52 (15.12%) Windows
16 49 (14.24%) JavaScript
17 48 (13.95%) IBM
18 45 (13.08%) Project Management
19 44 (12.79%) C
20 42 (12.21%) HTML
21 41 (11.92%) C++
22 40 (11.63%) ITIL
22 40 (11.63%) MVC
23 38 (11.05%) XML
24 37 (10.76%) MS Excel
24 37 (10.76%) Computer Science
25 36 (10.47%) Relational Database
26 35 (10.17%) AIX
26 35 (10.17%) WebSphere Application Server
26 35 (10.17%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 53 (15.41%) WebSphere
2 35 (10.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 21 (6.10%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.94%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.49%) Lync
6 11 (3.20%) Apache Solr
7 10 (2.91%) IIS
7 10 (2.91%) IBM HTTP Server
8 8 (2.33%) MS Exchange
8 8 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (2.03%) JBoss
10 6 (1.74%) Tuxedo
10 6 (1.74%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (1.45%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (10.76%) MS Excel
2 33 (9.59%) MS Office
3 9 (2.62%) MS Project
4 5 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 24 (6.98%) Agresso
2 13 (3.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (3.49%) Temenos T24
3 12 (3.49%) Finacle
4 8 (2.33%) SAP FI
4 8 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (2.33%) SAP CO
5 6 (1.74%) Magento
6 4 (1.16%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (1.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (0.87%) FLEXCUBE
8 2 (0.58%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.58%) RiskWrite
9 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.87%) PaaS
3 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.56%) Internet
2 23 (6.69%) HTTP
3 18 (5.23%) IPv4
4 12 (3.49%) SAN
5 10 (2.91%) DNS
6 7 (2.03%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.03%) LAN
6 7 (2.03%) WAN
6 7 (2.03%) DHCP
7 5 (1.45%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.16%) FTP
8 4 (1.16%) Firewall
9 3 (0.87%) VLAN
9 3 (0.87%) NAS
9 3 (0.87%) PBX
10 2 (0.58%) VoIP
10 2 (0.58%) ISDN
10 2 (0.58%) VPN
10 2 (0.58%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.58%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.47%) Relational Database
2 30 (8.72%) DB2
3 27 (7.85%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.62%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.03%) MySQL
5 7 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.45%) OLAP
7 2 (0.58%) Informix
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.58%) JasperReports
7 2 (0.58%) ActiveReports
7 2 (0.58%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (0.58%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (0.58%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (8.14%) Subversion
2 22 (6.40%) Maven
3 14 (4.07%) Rational Application Developer
4 11 (3.20%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (2.62%) SoapUI
6 8 (2.33%) JUnit
6 8 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (1.74%) JIRA
8 3 (0.87%) Selenium
9 2 (0.58%) Ant
9 2 (0.58%) Log4j
10 1 (0.29%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.29%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
General
1 126 (36.63%) Retail
2 98 (28.49%) Banking
3 60 (17.44%) Manufacturing
4 24 (6.98%) Retail Banking
5 13 (3.78%) Marketing
5 13 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.49%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.74%) Games
8 5 (1.45%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 106 (30.81%) Analyst
2 64 (18.60%) Developer
3 56 (16.28%) Business Analyst
4 40 (11.63%) Consultant
5 34 (9.88%) Project Manager
6 31 (9.01%) Architect
7 28 (8.14%) Java Developer
8 27 (7.85%) Applications Support
9 23 (6.69%) Banking Business Analyst
10 21 (6.10%) Senior Developer
11 19 (5.52%) C++ Developer
12 18 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (5.23%) Senior Java Developer
13 17 (4.94%) Senior Business Analyst
13 17 (4.94%) Support Analyst
14 15 (4.36%) Test Manager
15 14 (4.07%) Programmer
15 14 (4.07%) Administrator
15 14 (4.07%) Support Manager
15 14 (4.07%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (17.73%) J2EE
2 42 (12.21%) HTML
3 38 (11.05%) XML
4 35 (10.17%) CSS
5 31 (9.01%) JSP
6 27 (7.85%) Servlets
7 26 (7.56%) SOAP
8 25 (7.27%) EJB
8 25 (7.27%) Hibernate
8 25 (7.27%) Spring
9 21 (6.10%) RESTful
10 20 (5.81%) Middleware
11 19 (5.52%) JDBC
12 18 (5.23%) Struts
13 16 (4.65%) Web Services
14 14 (4.07%) XHTML
15 12 (3.49%) jQuery
16 11 (3.20%) XSLT
16 11 (3.20%) JMS
17 10 (2.91%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (10.76%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.20%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.62%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.45%) PMI
7 5 (1.45%) EPoS
7 5 (1.45%) Handset
7 5 (1.45%) Blog
7 5 (1.45%) FMCG
7 5 (1.45%) Learning Management System
7 5 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.58%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.58%) Economics
8 2 (0.58%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.58%) Replication
8 2 (0.58%) EMV
9 1 (0.29%) DTV
9 1 (0.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 104 (30.23%) Linux
2 103 (29.94%) UNIX
3 52 (15.12%) Windows
4 35 (10.17%) AIX
5 29 (8.43%) Solaris
6 27 (7.85%) HPUX
7 8 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.45%) Windows Vista
9 5 (1.45%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.45%) VMS
10 1 (0.29%) SUSE
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (22.09%) E-Commerce
2 45 (13.08%) Project Management
3 40 (11.63%) MVC
3 40 (11.63%) ITIL
4 32 (9.30%) Change Management
4 32 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (9.30%) Time Management
5 28 (8.14%) Waterfall
6 24 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 21 (6.10%) Data Modelling
8 19 (5.52%) CRM
8 19 (5.52%) Business Analysis
9 18 (5.23%) PRINCE2
10 17 (4.94%) Regression Testing
10 17 (4.94%) Quality Management
10 17 (4.94%) Systems Analysis
10 17 (4.94%) Content Management
11 16 (4.65%) UML
11 16 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (4.36%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (28.20%) SQL
2 92 (26.74%) Java
3 49 (14.24%) JavaScript
4 44 (12.79%) C
5 41 (11.92%) C++
6 34 (9.88%) Shell Script
7 22 (6.40%) PL/SQL
8 14 (4.07%) Perl
9 11 (3.20%) XPath
10 10 (2.91%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.16%) MUMPS
12 2 (0.58%) Ruby
12 2 (0.58%) Python
12 2 (0.58%) C#
13 1 (0.29%) PHP
13 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 95 (27.62%) Degree
2 19 (5.52%) ISEB
3 17 (4.94%) Sun Certification
4 16 (4.65%) PMI Certification
5 15 (4.36%) ISTQB
6 14 (4.07%) PMP
7 5 (1.45%) ACCA
7 5 (1.45%) CIMA
7 5 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.87%) CCA
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.58%) CCNP
9 2 (0.58%) CCDP
10 1 (0.29%) MCP
10 1 (0.29%) MCSE
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.10%) QA
2 14 (4.07%) SLA
3 11 (3.20%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.58%) BS25999
System Software
1 24 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.36%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.62%) VirtualBox
4 7 (2.03%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.74%) XenApp
6 5 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.16%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.87%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.58%) vCloud
10 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.29%) SRDF
10 1 (0.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.29%) vSphere
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.29%) NFS
10 1 (0.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.58%) SCCM
3 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 71 (20.64%) Oracle
2 59 (17.15%) Microsoft
3 48 (13.95%) IBM
4 33 (9.59%) VMware
5 27 (7.85%) Sun
6 16 (4.65%) Cisco
7 14 (4.07%) SAP
7 14 (4.07%) HP
7 14 (4.07%) Citrix
8 12 (3.49%) Business Objects
9 9 (2.62%) EMC
10 6 (1.74%) NetApp
11 5 (1.45%) BMC
11 5 (1.45%) CA
12 4 (1.16%) Sybase
12 4 (1.16%) hybris
13 3 (0.87%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.87%) Cognos
14 2 (0.58%) Juniper
14 2 (0.58%) Interwoven
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