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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 158 116 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.96% 36.25% 31.99%
As % of the General category 59.40% 59.18% 68.52%
Number of salaries quoted 74 63 35
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £32,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,000
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
266 196 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.39% 61.25% 46.69%
Number of salaries quoted 156 132 81
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 25 July 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (40.77%) Retail
2 138 (38.02%) Linux
3 137 (37.74%) UNIX
4 134 (36.91%) Java
5 130 (35.81%) Degree
6 126 (34.71%) SQL
7 110 (30.30%) Oracle
8 98 (27.00%) E-Commerce
9 97 (26.72%) Manufacturing
10 90 (24.79%) Microsoft
10 90 (24.79%) HTML
11 79 (21.76%) Banking
12 74 (20.39%) J2EE
12 74 (20.39%) ITIL
13 73 (20.11%) Windows
13 73 (20.11%) WebSphere
14 71 (19.56%) JavaScript
15 70 (19.28%) AIX
16 67 (18.46%) IBM
17 62 (17.08%) WebSphere Application Server
18 55 (15.15%) Middleware
19 54 (14.88%) Perl
19 54 (14.88%) CSS
20 52 (14.33%) C
20 52 (14.33%) DB2
21 50 (13.77%) MS Office
22 49 (13.50%) JDBC
23 48 (13.22%) Relational Database
24 46 (12.67%) Solaris
24 46 (12.67%) RDBMS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (20.11%) WebSphere
2 62 (17.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 44 (12.12%) MQSeries
4 43 (11.85%) Tomcat
5 41 (11.29%) IIS
6 40 (11.02%) IBM HTTP Server
7 21 (5.79%) Lync
8 14 (3.86%) Apache
8 14 (3.86%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.75%) CMS
10 8 (2.20%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.93%) Tuxedo
11 7 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.55%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.55%) iPlanet
14 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 50 (13.77%) MS Office
2 21 (5.79%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.93%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.65%) MS Project
5 5 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.28%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Tridion
2 3 (0.83%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.83%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.55%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.55%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.51%) PaaS
2 12 (3.31%) IaaS
3 4 (1.10%) Office 365
4 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (11.57%) HTTP
2 38 (10.47%) FTP
3 29 (7.99%) Internet
4 24 (6.61%) LAN
4 24 (6.61%) WAN
5 23 (6.34%) Firewall
6 10 (2.75%) ATM
7 9 (2.48%) MPLS
8 6 (1.65%) DNS
9 5 (1.38%) PBX
9 5 (1.38%) VoIP
9 5 (1.38%) DHCP
9 5 (1.38%) NFC
9 5 (1.38%) VLAN
9 5 (1.38%) VPN
10 4 (1.10%) ISDN
11 3 (0.83%) SSL
12 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.33%) DB2
2 48 (13.22%) Relational Database
3 46 (12.67%) RDBMS
4 29 (7.99%) Informix
5 19 (5.23%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.55%) OLTP
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.28%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.28%) MySQL
8 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (6.89%) Eclipse
2 21 (5.79%) Selenium
3 19 (5.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (3.86%) Maven
5 13 (3.58%) JUnit
6 12 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (3.03%) Subversion
8 10 (2.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 8 (2.20%) Rational Application Developer
10 6 (1.65%) PhoneGap
10 6 (1.65%) Ant
10 6 (1.65%) Log4j
11 5 (1.38%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.55%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.28%) Hudson
13 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.28%) InstallShield
13 1 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
13 1 (0.28%) Xcode
General
1 148 (40.77%) Retail
2 97 (26.72%) Manufacturing
3 79 (21.76%) Banking
4 16 (4.41%) Marketing
5 13 (3.58%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.65%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.38%) Legal
8 2 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.55%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 102 (28.10%) Analyst
2 82 (22.59%) Developer
3 43 (11.85%) Support Analyst
4 42 (11.57%) Programmer
5 36 (9.92%) Operations Analyst
5 36 (9.92%) Operations Support Analyst
6 31 (8.54%) Architect
7 26 (7.16%) Junior
7 26 (7.16%) Java Developer
8 25 (6.89%) Business Analyst
9 21 (5.79%) Consultant
10 20 (5.51%) Service Manager
10 20 (5.51%) Test Engineer
11 19 (5.23%) Project Manager
11 19 (5.23%) Junior Analyst
12 17 (4.68%) Junior Support Analyst
13 16 (4.41%) IT Architect
14 15 (4.13%) Delivery Manager
14 15 (4.13%) Web Developer
14 15 (4.13%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (24.79%) HTML
2 74 (20.39%) J2EE
3 55 (15.15%) Middleware
4 54 (14.88%) CSS
5 49 (13.50%) JDBC
6 41 (11.29%) XML
7 39 (10.74%) JSP
8 36 (9.92%) XHTML
9 34 (9.37%) .NET
10 29 (7.99%) ASP.NET
11 25 (6.89%) Web Services
12 22 (6.06%) Struts
13 19 (5.23%) Hibernate
13 19 (5.23%) Spring
13 19 (5.23%) jQuery
14 18 (4.96%) EJB
14 18 (4.96%) Servlets
15 16 (4.41%) JSTL
16 14 (3.86%) .NET Framework
16 14 (3.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.67%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.41%) Visualisation
4 13 (3.58%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.03%) W3C
6 9 (2.48%) SWIFT
6 9 (2.48%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.93%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.65%) EFT
9 6 (1.65%) Web 2.0
9 6 (1.65%) FMCG
10 5 (1.38%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.38%) Smartcard
11 4 (1.10%) Clustering
11 4 (1.10%) Open Source
12 3 (0.83%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.83%) EMV
12 3 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.55%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 138 (38.02%) Linux
2 137 (37.74%) UNIX
3 73 (20.11%) Windows
4 70 (19.28%) AIX
5 46 (12.67%) Solaris
6 36 (9.92%) HPUX
7 11 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.65%) Android
9 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.55%) VMS
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.28%) SUSE
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (27.00%) E-Commerce
2 74 (20.39%) ITIL
3 43 (11.85%) Change Management
4 40 (11.02%) MVC
5 38 (10.47%) OO
6 35 (9.64%) Software Engineering
7 34 (9.37%) Project Management
8 32 (8.82%) Problem Management
9 27 (7.44%) Test Scripting
10 25 (6.89%) Software Testing
10 25 (6.89%) PRINCE2
10 25 (6.89%) TDD
11 23 (6.34%) Scrum
12 21 (5.79%) Web Development
13 19 (5.23%) Service Delivery
13 19 (5.23%) Automation Testing
14 17 (4.68%) Information Security
14 17 (4.68%) Service Management
15 15 (4.13%) Time Management
15 15 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 134 (36.91%) Java
2 126 (34.71%) SQL
3 71 (19.56%) JavaScript
4 54 (14.88%) Perl
5 52 (14.33%) C
6 39 (10.74%) Shell Script
7 32 (8.82%) C#
7 32 (8.82%) C++
8 30 (8.26%) Bash Shell
9 16 (4.41%) Python
10 10 (2.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 8 (2.20%) XPath
12 7 (1.93%) VBA
13 5 (1.38%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.38%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.83%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.83%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.55%) PHP
15 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (35.81%) Degree
2 21 (5.79%) ISTQB
2 21 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (5.23%) CCNA
4 10 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (2.48%) CCA
6 8 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.10%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.83%) MBA
9 2 (0.55%) ACCA
9 2 (0.55%) CIMA
9 2 (0.55%) PMP
9 2 (0.55%) ISEB
9 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.55%) MCSE
9 2 (0.55%) CCNP
9 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.34%) QA
2 19 (5.23%) SLA
3 9 (2.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (2.48%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (7.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.89%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.68%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.38%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.10%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.83%) vSphere
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.28%) NFS
8 1 (0.28%) vCloud
8 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.28%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 110 (30.30%) Oracle
2 90 (24.79%) Microsoft
3 67 (18.46%) IBM
4 34 (9.37%) HP
5 27 (7.44%) VMware
6 24 (6.61%) CheckPoint
7 23 (6.34%) Cisco
8 18 (4.96%) Red Hat
9 15 (4.13%) ProCurve
10 6 (1.65%) Blue Martini
10 6 (1.65%) ATG
10 6 (1.65%) JBoss
10 6 (1.65%) Interwoven
10 6 (1.65%) Elastic Path
11 5 (1.38%) Twitter
11 5 (1.38%) SAP
12 4 (1.10%) Adobe
12 4 (1.10%) Sun
12 4 (1.10%) Perforce
12 4 (1.10%) McAfee
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