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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 137 169 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.31% 32.01% 31.38%
As % of the General category 55.92% 66.27% 67.48%
Number of salaries quoted 115 157 103
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
245 255 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 50.62% 48.30% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 199 219 166
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 123 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (29.76%) SQL
3 81 (28.03%) Java
4 79 (27.34%) SDLC
5 69 (23.88%) Oracle
6 65 (22.49%) Waterfall
7 50 (17.30%) Banking
8 48 (16.61%) UML
9 45 (15.57%) J2EE
10 44 (15.22%) Project Management
10 44 (15.22%) Retail
11 43 (14.88%) Scrum
12 41 (14.19%) Enterprise Architecture
13 40 (13.84%) XML
14 39 (13.49%) SAP
15 38 (13.15%) PL/SQL
16 36 (12.46%) Spring
17 35 (12.11%) Hibernate
18 30 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
18 30 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (10.38%) Mentoring
19 29 (10.03%) MS Excel
20 27 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
21 25 (8.65%) SAP FI
21 25 (8.65%) SAP FI/CO
21 25 (8.65%) SAP CO
22 24 (8.30%) MVC
22 24 (8.30%) SLA
23 23 (7.96%) HP
23 23 (7.96%) OOA/OOD

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (7.61%) WebSphere
2 18 (6.23%) WebLogic
3 15 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (2.77%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.08%) MS Project Server
6 3 (1.04%) Apache
6 3 (1.04%) Confluence
6 3 (1.04%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) CMS
8 1 (0.35%) Drupal
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 29 (10.03%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.92%) MS Office
3 15 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (5.19%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.35%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 25 (8.65%) SAP CO
1 25 (8.65%) SAP FI
1 25 (8.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 15 (5.19%) SAP PS
2 15 (5.19%) SAP SD
3 12 (4.15%) Finacle
3 12 (4.15%) FLEXCUBE
3 12 (4.15%) SAP BPC
3 12 (4.15%) SAP FI-AP
3 12 (4.15%) SAP FI-AR
3 12 (4.15%) Temenos T24
4 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.04%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.69%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.19%) Internet
2 5 (1.73%) Firewall
3 2 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.69%) VLAN
4 1 (0.35%) HTTP
4 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 8 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (2.42%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.08%) DB2
6 5 (1.73%) SAP BI
7 4 (1.38%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.04%) Informix
9 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.69%) MySQL
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.69%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.35%) Big Data
10 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.50%) HP UFT
2 11 (3.81%) Cucumber
2 11 (3.81%) Selenium
3 10 (3.46%) LoadRunner
4 9 (3.11%) JIRA
5 5 (1.73%) Rational Application Developer
5 5 (1.73%) SoapUI
5 5 (1.73%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.38%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.35%) Maven
7 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (17.30%) Banking
2 44 (15.22%) Retail
3 8 (2.77%) Retail Banking
4 7 (2.42%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.42%) Marketing
5 6 (2.08%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.38%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.04%) Legal
7 3 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.69%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 92 (31.83%) Analyst
2 56 (19.38%) Developer
3 39 (13.49%) Consultant
4 34 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 30 (10.38%) Business Analyst
6 24 (8.30%) Project Manager
7 23 (7.96%) Senior Developer
8 20 (6.92%) SAP CO Consultant
8 20 (6.92%) SAP Consultant
8 20 (6.92%) SAP FI Consultant
8 20 (6.92%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 19 (6.57%) Senior Analyst
9 19 (6.57%) Senior Java Developer
10 18 (6.23%) Senior Manager
11 15 (5.19%) Project Analyst
11 15 (5.19%) SAP Analyst
11 15 (5.19%) Test Analyst
12 14 (4.84%) Architect
12 14 (4.84%) Banking Analyst
12 14 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (15.57%) J2EE
2 40 (13.84%) XML
3 36 (12.46%) Spring
4 35 (12.11%) Hibernate
5 17 (5.88%) CSS
5 17 (5.88%) HTML
6 16 (5.54%) JSP
7 15 (5.19%) EJB
7 15 (5.19%) Servlets
8 13 (4.50%) Web Services
9 10 (3.46%) .NET
9 10 (3.46%) AngularJS
9 10 (3.46%) ASP.NET
9 10 (3.46%) jQuery
9 10 (3.46%) XHTML
10 9 (3.11%) .NET Framework
10 9 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (3.11%) Entity Framework
10 9 (3.11%) WCF
11 7 (2.42%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.61%) Virtual Team
3 10 (3.46%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.11%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.11%) Fintech
5 6 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.73%) Statistics
7 3 (1.04%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.04%) PKI
8 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.35%) Animation
9 1 (0.35%) Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) EPoS
9 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.35%) iPad
9 1 (0.35%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.61%) Unix
2 14 (4.84%) Linux
3 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.35%) Solaris
3 1 (0.35%) Windows
3 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (27.34%) SDLC
3 65 (22.49%) Waterfall
4 48 (16.61%) UML
5 44 (15.22%) Project Management
6 43 (14.88%) Scrum
7 41 (14.19%) Enterprise Architecture
8 30 (10.38%) Mentoring
8 30 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (8.30%) MVC
11 23 (7.96%) OO
11 23 (7.96%) OOA/OOD
11 23 (7.96%) Process Improvement
12 22 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (6.92%) Line Management
14 19 (6.57%) Portfolio Management
15 18 (6.23%) Business Analysis
15 18 (6.23%) E-Commerce
15 18 (6.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 86 (29.76%) SQL
2 81 (28.03%) Java
3 38 (13.15%) PL/SQL
4 18 (6.23%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.46%) C#
6 7 (2.42%) Perl
7 6 (2.08%) C
7 6 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.73%) VB
9 4 (1.38%) AWK
9 4 (1.38%) Python
10 3 (1.04%) ABAP
10 3 (1.04%) C++
10 3 (1.04%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.35%) COBOL
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (7.27%) ACCA
2 9 (3.11%) Degree
3 7 (2.42%) APMG
4 6 (2.08%) CIMA
4 6 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.73%) AAT
5 5 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.73%) PMP
6 3 (1.04%) CCNP
6 3 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.04%) ISEB
7 2 (0.69%) APMP
7 2 (0.69%) CISA
7 2 (0.69%) CISSP
7 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.30%) SLA
2 8 (2.77%) QA
3 6 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.35%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) Ansible
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (23.88%) Oracle
2 39 (13.49%) SAP
3 23 (7.96%) HP
4 22 (7.61%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.54%) IBM
6 12 (4.15%) Planview
7 9 (3.11%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.38%) Cisco
8 4 (1.38%) Cognos
8 4 (1.38%) Sybase
9 3 (1.04%) CA
9 3 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.04%) Sun
10 2 (0.69%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.69%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.69%) VMware
11 1 (0.35%) F5
11 1 (0.35%) Facebook
11 1 (0.35%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.35%) VocaLink
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + DOE + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + range of benefits
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
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Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 - £650000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £80,000 + Brilliant Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £75000
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £80,000
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
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Salary: up to £90,000
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