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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 210 110 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.08% 31.43% 25.68%
As % of the General category 66.25% 51.40% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 161 68 37
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £61,000
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
317 214 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 54.47% 61.14% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 234 160 90
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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 17 April 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 148 (41.11%) Degree
2 146 (40.56%) Retail
3 130 (36.11%) Java
4 129 (35.83%) UNIX
5 126 (35.00%) Linux
6 121 (33.61%) SQL
7 119 (33.06%) Oracle
8 99 (27.50%) Banking
9 96 (26.67%) HTML
10 94 (26.11%) E-Commerce
11 80 (22.22%) Manufacturing
12 69 (19.17%) JavaScript
12 69 (19.17%) AIX
13 68 (18.89%) J2EE
14 67 (18.61%) Relational Database
15 65 (18.06%) WebSphere
16 63 (17.50%) WebSphere Application Server
17 61 (16.94%) IBM
18 60 (16.67%) Computer Science
19 58 (16.11%) Microsoft
20 57 (15.83%) DB2
20 57 (15.83%) Perl
21 55 (15.28%) Windows
21 55 (15.28%) RDBMS
22 50 (13.89%) CSS
23 49 (13.61%) Middleware
24 46 (12.78%) Informix
25 45 (12.50%) XML
26 43 (11.94%) JDBC
26 43 (11.94%) MS Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 65 (18.06%) WebSphere
2 63 (17.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 39 (10.83%) Tomcat
4 36 (10.00%) MQSeries
4 36 (10.00%) IIS
4 36 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 11 (3.06%) Apache
6 10 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.22%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.28%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 43 (11.94%) MS Office
2 13 (3.61%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.78%) MS Project
4 9 (2.50%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.28%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) GoldMine
2 2 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.56%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (11.94%) HTTP
2 34 (9.44%) FTP
3 21 (5.83%) Internet
4 13 (3.61%) ATM
5 6 (1.67%) NFC
6 5 (1.39%) Firewall
7 4 (1.11%) LAN
7 4 (1.11%) WAN
7 4 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.83%) Multicast
8 3 (0.83%) VoIP
8 3 (0.83%) Wireless
8 3 (0.83%) MPLS
9 1 (0.28%) Extranet
9 1 (0.28%) IPsec
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.28%) SMS
9 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.28%) VPN
9 1 (0.28%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (18.61%) Relational Database
2 57 (15.83%) DB2
3 55 (15.28%) RDBMS
4 46 (12.78%) Informix
5 23 (6.39%) SQL Server
6 11 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.22%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.11%) Sybase IQ
9 4 (1.11%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.56%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.56%) MySQL
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 34 (9.44%) Eclipse
2 23 (6.39%) Maven
3 21 (5.83%) Selenium
4 14 (3.89%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (3.33%) Rational Application Developer
6 11 (3.06%) JUnit
7 10 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 6 (1.67%) PhoneGap
10 5 (1.39%) Subversion
10 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.56%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.28%) Xcode
General
1 146 (40.56%) Retail
2 99 (27.50%) Banking
3 80 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 28 (7.78%) Marketing
5 16 (4.44%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.11%) Legal
8 4 (1.11%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 106 (29.44%) Analyst
2 84 (23.33%) Developer
3 49 (13.61%) Programmer
4 40 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 37 (10.28%) Business Analyst
6 34 (9.44%) Java Developer
6 34 (9.44%) Operations Analyst
6 34 (9.44%) Operations Support Analyst
7 29 (8.06%) Consultant
8 25 (6.94%) Project Manager
9 23 (6.39%) Junior
10 19 (5.28%) C Programmer
11 17 (4.72%) Junior Analyst
11 17 (4.72%) Architect
12 16 (4.44%) Senior Manager
12 16 (4.44%) Service Manager
13 15 (4.17%) Software Engineer
13 15 (4.17%) Junior Support Analyst
14 14 (3.89%) Web Developer
14 14 (3.89%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (26.67%) HTML
2 68 (18.89%) J2EE
3 50 (13.89%) CSS
4 49 (13.61%) Middleware
5 45 (12.50%) XML
6 43 (11.94%) JDBC
7 42 (11.67%) JSP
8 37 (10.28%) Web Services
9 31 (8.61%) Struts
9 31 (8.61%) Hibernate
9 31 (8.61%) Spring
10 27 (7.50%) .NET
11 26 (7.22%) XHTML
12 24 (6.67%) ASP.NET
13 17 (4.72%) jQuery
14 14 (3.89%) HTML5
15 12 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 12 (3.33%) EJB
15 12 (3.33%) Servlets
15 12 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 60 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.06%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.22%) FMCG
6 7 (1.94%) SWIFT
6 7 (1.94%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.67%) Smartcard
7 6 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.39%) Clustering
9 4 (1.11%) Equities
9 4 (1.11%) Derivative
9 4 (1.11%) Blog
9 4 (1.11%) W3C
9 4 (1.11%) Data Conversion
9 4 (1.11%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.11%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.83%) EFTPOS
10 3 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.83%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 129 (35.83%) UNIX
2 126 (35.00%) Linux
3 69 (19.17%) AIX
4 55 (15.28%) Windows
5 36 (10.00%) Solaris
6 33 (9.17%) HPUX
7 7 (1.94%) Android
8 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.28%) SUSE
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (26.11%) E-Commerce
2 41 (11.39%) OO
2 41 (11.39%) MVC
3 39 (10.83%) ITIL
3 39 (10.83%) Software Engineering
4 34 (9.44%) TDD
5 33 (9.17%) Project Management
6 31 (8.61%) Change Management
7 27 (7.50%) Problem Management
8 25 (6.94%) Web Development
9 24 (6.67%) Service Management
10 23 (6.39%) Test Scripting
11 21 (5.83%) PRINCE2
12 20 (5.56%) Scrum
12 20 (5.56%) Time Management
13 18 (5.00%) Service Delivery
14 17 (4.72%) Software Testing
15 15 (4.17%) Release Management
16 14 (3.89%) Automation Testing
17 13 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 130 (36.11%) Java
2 121 (33.61%) SQL
3 69 (19.17%) JavaScript
4 57 (15.83%) Perl
5 38 (10.56%) C
6 36 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 32 (8.89%) C#
8 27 (7.50%) Bash Shell
9 25 (6.94%) C++
10 20 (5.56%) Python
11 8 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 7 (1.94%) VBA
13 6 (1.67%) Embedded C
13 6 (1.67%) Embedded C++
14 4 (1.11%) VB
14 4 (1.11%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.83%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 148 (41.11%) Degree
2 21 (5.83%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.94%) CCA
3 7 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.67%) Sun Certification
4 6 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.11%) CCNA
6 4 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.83%) MBA
7 3 (0.83%) CCNP
8 2 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.83%) SLA
2 19 (5.28%) QA
3 7 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Vendors
1 119 (33.06%) Oracle
2 61 (16.94%) IBM
3 58 (16.11%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.33%) HP
5 8 (2.22%) Cisco
6 7 (1.94%) Business Objects
6 7 (1.94%) SAP
6 7 (1.94%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.67%) Sun
7 6 (1.67%) Sybase
8 5 (1.39%) VMware
8 5 (1.39%) Planview
9 4 (1.11%) Perforce
9 4 (1.11%) Twitter
9 4 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.11%) JBoss
10 3 (0.83%) Adobe
10 3 (0.83%) Google
11 2 (0.56%) Coremetrics
11 2 (0.56%) TIBCO
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pitney Bowes Software Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 26 days leave+ Pension+ Pvt Med Insu
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago