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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 168 171 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 30.71% 45.12% 42.78%
As % of the General category 65.37% 72.15% 73.39%
Number of salaries quoted 100 125 60
Average salary £47,750 £40,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.37% -21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,350 £60,000 £58,250
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
257 237 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.98% 62.53% 58.29%
Number of salaries quoted 168 180 105
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 16 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 167 (45.50%) Retail
2 135 (36.78%) Linux
3 132 (35.97%) UNIX
4 125 (34.06%) SQL
5 124 (33.79%) Degree
6 122 (33.24%) Java
7 117 (31.88%) E-Commerce
8 115 (31.34%) Manufacturing
9 110 (29.97%) Oracle
10 103 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
11 102 (27.79%) Microsoft
12 82 (22.34%) HTML
13 81 (22.07%) J2EE
13 81 (22.07%) Windows
14 80 (21.80%) WebSphere
15 79 (21.53%) ITIL
16 71 (19.35%) IBM
16 71 (19.35%) Banking
17 69 (18.80%) JavaScript
18 67 (18.26%) AIX
19 64 (17.44%) WebSphere Application Server
20 59 (16.08%) MS Office
21 57 (15.53%) C
21 57 (15.53%) CSS
22 54 (14.71%) DB2
23 52 (14.17%) Perl
24 51 (13.90%) Change Management
25 49 (13.35%) Tomcat
26 48 (13.08%) Solaris
27 47 (12.81%) JDBC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 80 (21.80%) WebSphere
2 64 (17.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 49 (13.35%) Tomcat
4 43 (11.72%) IIS
5 42 (11.44%) IBM HTTP Server
6 39 (10.63%) MQSeries
7 23 (6.27%) Lync
8 15 (4.09%) MS Exchange
9 11 (3.00%) Tuxedo
9 11 (3.00%) Apache
10 10 (2.72%) WebLogic
11 9 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (2.45%) CMS
12 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.54%) iPlanet
13 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.54%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.54%) Adobe CQ
14 1 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 59 (16.08%) MS Office
2 31 (8.45%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.18%) MS Project
4 5 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.36%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Tridion
2 5 (1.36%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.36%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.36%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.54%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.54%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.54%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.54%) RiskWrite
3 2 (0.54%) Finacle
4 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.99%) PaaS
2 12 (3.27%) IaaS
3 8 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.09%) Office 365
6 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (11.99%) HTTP
2 34 (9.26%) FTP
3 31 (8.45%) WAN
3 31 (8.45%) LAN
4 29 (7.90%) Internet
5 27 (7.36%) Firewall
6 13 (3.54%) DNS
7 12 (3.27%) DHCP
8 10 (2.72%) MPLS
9 9 (2.45%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.91%) VLAN
10 7 (1.91%) VPN
10 7 (1.91%) PBX
10 7 (1.91%) ATM
11 6 (1.63%) ISDN
11 6 (1.63%) VoIP
12 5 (1.36%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.82%) Network Security
13 3 (0.82%) SSL
14 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.71%) DB2
2 43 (11.72%) Relational Database
3 36 (9.81%) RDBMS
4 17 (4.63%) Informix
5 10 (2.72%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.82%) MySQL
8 2 (0.54%) OLTP
8 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (5.99%) Eclipse
2 16 (4.36%) Subversion
2 16 (4.36%) JUnit
3 15 (4.09%) Rational Application Developer
4 13 (3.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 12 (3.27%) Selenium
6 11 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (2.72%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (2.18%) Maven
9 6 (1.63%) Ant
9 6 (1.63%) Log4j
10 4 (1.09%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.54%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.54%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.27%) Hudson
General
1 167 (45.50%) Retail
2 115 (31.34%) Manufacturing
3 71 (19.35%) Banking
4 20 (5.45%) Marketing
5 15 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.54%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.36%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.36%) Legal
8 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 118 (32.15%) Analyst
2 71 (19.35%) Developer
3 41 (11.17%) Support Analyst
4 38 (10.35%) Architect
5 37 (10.08%) Business Analyst
6 32 (8.72%) Operations Support Analyst
6 32 (8.72%) Operations Analyst
7 30 (8.17%) Programmer
7 30 (8.17%) Consultant
8 27 (7.36%) Junior
9 21 (5.72%) Project Manager
10 19 (5.18%) Service Manager
10 19 (5.18%) Java Developer
11 17 (4.63%) Services Delivery Manager
11 17 (4.63%) Delivery Manager
12 16 (4.36%) IT Architect
12 16 (4.36%) C++ Developer
13 15 (4.09%) Test Engineer
13 15 (4.09%) Junior Analyst
14 14 (3.81%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (22.34%) HTML
2 81 (22.07%) J2EE
3 57 (15.53%) CSS
4 47 (12.81%) JDBC
5 42 (11.44%) Middleware
6 40 (10.90%) JSP
7 38 (10.35%) XHTML
7 38 (10.35%) XML
8 30 (8.17%) .NET
9 27 (7.36%) ASP.NET
10 22 (5.99%) Servlets
10 22 (5.99%) EJB
11 19 (5.18%) JSTL
11 19 (5.18%) Struts
12 17 (4.63%) jQuery
13 15 (4.09%) Web Services
14 13 (3.54%) JMS
15 12 (3.27%) .NET Framework
15 12 (3.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 11 (3.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 103 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.54%) Computer Science
3 31 (8.45%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.45%) Mathematics
5 16 (4.36%) Visualisation
6 11 (3.00%) W3C
7 9 (2.45%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.18%) User Experience
9 6 (1.63%) Handset
9 6 (1.63%) Web 2.0
10 5 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.36%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.09%) EFT
12 3 (0.82%) Open Source
12 3 (0.82%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.82%) EPoS
12 3 (0.82%) EMV
12 3 (0.82%) PMI
13 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 135 (36.78%) Linux
2 132 (35.97%) UNIX
3 81 (22.07%) Windows
4 67 (18.26%) AIX
5 48 (13.08%) Solaris
6 31 (8.45%) HPUX
7 15 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.91%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.91%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.91%) VMS
12 5 (1.36%) Android
13 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.27%) SUSE
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (31.88%) E-Commerce
2 79 (21.53%) ITIL
3 51 (13.90%) Change Management
4 42 (11.44%) MVC
4 42 (11.44%) Project Management
5 40 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (7.63%) Problem Management
7 26 (7.08%) Time Management
7 26 (7.08%) Software Engineering
8 25 (6.81%) OO
9 23 (6.27%) Web Development
10 22 (5.99%) Information Security
10 22 (5.99%) UML
11 21 (5.72%) Software Testing
12 19 (5.18%) Scrum
12 19 (5.18%) PRINCE2
13 17 (4.63%) Service Delivery
13 17 (4.63%) Service Management
13 17 (4.63%) TDD
14 16 (4.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 125 (34.06%) SQL
2 122 (33.24%) Java
3 69 (18.80%) JavaScript
4 57 (15.53%) C
5 52 (14.17%) Perl
6 39 (10.63%) Shell Script
7 33 (8.99%) Bash Shell
8 29 (7.90%) C++
9 27 (7.36%) C#
10 10 (2.72%) Python
11 7 (1.91%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 7 (1.91%) XPath
12 6 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.63%) VBA
13 3 (0.82%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.54%) PHP
14 2 (0.54%) Jython
15 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 124 (33.79%) Degree
2 22 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (5.18%) CCNA
4 14 (3.81%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.91%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.63%) ISEB
6 6 (1.63%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.36%) ACCA
7 5 (1.36%) PMP
7 5 (1.36%) CIMA
7 5 (1.36%) CCA
7 5 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.82%) MBA
9 3 (0.82%) CCNP
10 2 (0.54%) CCDP
10 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.54%) MCSE
10 2 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.09%) SLA
1 15 (4.09%) QA
2 5 (1.36%) WCAG
2 5 (1.36%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (10.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (8.99%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.81%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.27%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.63%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (1.36%) XenApp
7 3 (0.82%) vCloud
7 3 (0.82%) vSphere
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.63%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.27%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.27%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 110 (29.97%) Oracle
2 102 (27.79%) Microsoft
3 71 (19.35%) IBM
4 39 (10.63%) VMware
5 35 (9.54%) HP
6 29 (7.90%) Cisco
7 25 (6.81%) CheckPoint
8 18 (4.90%) Red Hat
9 15 (4.09%) ProCurve
10 10 (2.72%) JBoss
11 7 (1.91%) SAP
11 7 (1.91%) Sun
12 6 (1.63%) EMC
12 6 (1.63%) ATG
12 6 (1.63%) Interwoven
12 6 (1.63%) BMC
12 6 (1.63%) Blue Martini
12 6 (1.63%) Elastic Path
13 5 (1.36%) Twitter
13 5 (1.36%) CA
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