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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 119 219 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.84% 37.06% 31.64%
As % of the General category 51.29% 66.97% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 93 168 70
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,350 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £65,000
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
232 327 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 44.53% 55.33% 61.30%
Number of salaries quoted 176 242 162
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,925
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 97 (36.74%) Java
2 87 (32.95%) SQL
3 84 (31.82%) Linux
4 75 (28.41%) UNIX
5 74 (28.03%) Banking
6 67 (25.38%) Retail
7 61 (23.11%) Degree
8 51 (19.32%) J2EE
9 49 (18.56%) JavaScript
10 42 (15.91%) Oracle
10 42 (15.91%) Windows
11 41 (15.53%) WebSphere
12 39 (14.77%) Relational Database
13 38 (14.39%) Spring
13 38 (14.39%) Hibernate
14 34 (12.88%) E-Commerce
15 33 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 33 (12.50%) XML
15 33 (12.50%) C++
16 32 (12.12%) MVC
17 31 (11.74%) IBM
17 31 (11.74%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
18 30 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (11.36%) Waterfall
19 29 (10.98%) C
19 29 (10.98%) JSP
19 29 (10.98%) Web Services
20 28 (10.61%) VMware
21 27 (10.23%) Maven

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 41 (15.53%) WebSphere
2 22 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (5.68%) JBoss
4 14 (5.30%) WebLogic
5 12 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.55%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.65%) Lync
7 6 (2.27%) Apache
8 5 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.14%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.76%) Liferay
11 1 (0.38%) SAS
11 1 (0.38%) CMS
11 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.17%) MS Office
3 6 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.89%) MS Project
5 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (6.06%) Agresso
2 13 (4.92%) Temenos T24
2 13 (4.92%) Finacle
3 9 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.14%) FLEXCUBE
6 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.38%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.38%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.82%) IPv4
2 17 (6.44%) Internet
3 13 (4.92%) HTTP
4 10 (3.79%) SAN
5 5 (1.89%) LAN
5 5 (1.89%) WAN
6 3 (1.14%) NAS
7 2 (0.76%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.76%) VLAN
7 2 (0.76%) PBX
7 2 (0.76%) DNS
8 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.38%) SSL
8 1 (0.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.77%) Relational Database
2 25 (9.47%) SQL Server
3 24 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 18 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (6.06%) DB2
6 12 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (3.79%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.79%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.41%) Informix
9 8 (3.03%) Sybase ASE
10 6 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.89%) OLAP
11 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.52%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.14%) JasperReports
13 3 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.76%) Big Data
14 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (10.23%) Maven
2 19 (7.20%) Subversion
3 10 (3.79%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.65%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.27%) JIRA
6 5 (1.89%) JUnit
7 4 (1.52%) Rational Application Developer
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.76%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
General
1 74 (28.03%) Banking
2 67 (25.38%) Retail
3 14 (5.30%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.92%) Retail Banking
5 12 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 9 (3.41%) Legal
7 6 (2.27%) Marketing
8 2 (0.76%) Electronics
8 2 (0.76%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Front Office
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 76 (28.79%) Developer
2 66 (25.00%) Analyst
3 34 (12.88%) Business Analyst
3 34 (12.88%) Java Developer
4 25 (9.47%) Architect
4 25 (9.47%) Senior Developer
5 21 (7.95%) Programmer
5 21 (7.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 20 (7.58%) Applications Support
7 19 (7.20%) Consultant
8 16 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 16 (6.06%) Support Manager
9 14 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (3.79%) Enterprise Architect
11 9 (3.41%) Administrator
11 9 (3.41%) C++ Developer
11 9 (3.41%) Development Manager
11 9 (3.41%) Applications Manager
11 9 (3.41%) Banking Business Analyst
12 8 (3.03%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.32%) J2EE
2 38 (14.39%) Hibernate
2 38 (14.39%) Spring
3 33 (12.50%) XML
4 29 (10.98%) JSP
4 29 (10.98%) Web Services
5 23 (8.71%) HTML
6 22 (8.33%) .NET
6 22 (8.33%) Servlets
6 22 (8.33%) EJB
6 22 (8.33%) CSS
7 21 (7.95%) SOAP
7 21 (7.95%) RESTful
8 16 (6.06%) Struts
9 15 (5.68%) Middleware
10 14 (5.30%) Java EE
11 13 (4.92%) jQuery
12 11 (4.17%) JSF
13 10 (3.79%) JAXB
13 10 (3.79%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.23%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.89%) FMCG
5 5 (1.89%) Learning Management System
5 5 (1.89%) Blog
5 5 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.14%) PMI
7 2 (0.76%) EMV
7 2 (0.76%) DTV
7 2 (0.76%) Life Science
7 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.76%) Replication
7 2 (0.76%) Derivative
7 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.76%) Open Source
7 2 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (31.82%) Linux
2 75 (28.41%) UNIX
3 42 (15.91%) Windows
4 16 (6.06%) AIX
4 16 (6.06%) Solaris
5 15 (5.68%) HPUX
6 7 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) SUSE
8 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (12.88%) E-Commerce
2 32 (12.12%) MVC
3 31 (11.74%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (11.36%) Waterfall
5 23 (8.71%) Data Modelling
5 23 (8.71%) ITIL
5 23 (8.71%) Project Management
6 20 (7.58%) OO
7 19 (7.20%) PRINCE2
8 18 (6.82%) TDD
8 18 (6.82%) Software Engineering
9 16 (6.06%) Multithreading
9 16 (6.06%) Time Management
10 15 (5.68%) Change Management
10 15 (5.68%) Regression Testing
11 14 (5.30%) UML
11 14 (5.30%) CRM
12 13 (4.92%) Analytics
13 12 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (36.74%) Java
2 87 (32.95%) SQL
3 49 (18.56%) JavaScript
4 33 (12.50%) C++
5 29 (10.98%) C
6 23 (8.71%) Shell Script
7 20 (7.58%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.79%) XPath
9 8 (3.03%) Perl
10 6 (2.27%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.89%) MUMPS
11 5 (1.89%) PHP
11 5 (1.89%) C#
12 3 (1.14%) Python
13 1 (0.38%) VB
13 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (23.11%) Degree
2 11 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 10 (3.79%) Sun Certification
4 8 (3.03%) PMP
5 7 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.65%) MCSE
6 4 (1.52%) ISEB
6 4 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.76%) MCITP
7 2 (0.76%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.38%) ACCA
8 1 (0.38%) CIMA
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.68%) SLA
2 9 (3.41%) QA
2 9 (3.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.79%) VirtualBox
3 7 (2.65%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.76%) SRDF
5 2 (0.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (0.76%) NFS
6 1 (0.38%) Samba
6 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 42 (15.91%) Oracle
2 33 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 31 (11.74%) IBM
4 28 (10.61%) VMware
5 18 (6.82%) Sun
6 16 (6.06%) Sybase
7 12 (4.55%) Citrix
8 10 (3.79%) Jaspersoft
9 7 (2.65%) Cisco
9 7 (2.65%) SAP
10 6 (2.27%) Cognos
10 6 (2.27%) Business Objects
10 6 (2.27%) HP
11 4 (1.52%) EMC
11 4 (1.52%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.52%) New Relic
11 4 (1.52%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.76%) Brocade
12 2 (0.76%) Fujitsu
12 2 (0.76%) Perforce
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