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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 167 157 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.99% 29.79% 47.51%
As % of the General category 63.26% 63.05% 72.88%
Number of salaries quoted 155 87 117
Average salary £52,500 £48,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.24% +18.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
264 249 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.83% 47.25% 65.19%
Number of salaries quoted 225 155 170
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 28 August 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 83 (30.18%) SQL
2 80 (29.09%) Banking
3 68 (24.73%) Java
4 62 (22.55%) Linux
5 56 (20.36%) Oracle
6 55 (20.00%) UNIX
7 53 (19.27%) Project Management
7 53 (19.27%) Degree
8 51 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
10 45 (16.36%) JavaScript
11 44 (16.00%) Relational Database
12 42 (15.27%) .NET
12 42 (15.27%) Windows
13 40 (14.55%) C
14 38 (13.82%) SDLC
15 36 (13.09%) Microsoft
16 35 (12.73%) Retail
17 33 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (11.64%) Shell Script
18 32 (11.64%) SQL Server
18 32 (11.64%) PRINCE2
19 31 (11.27%) J2EE
20 28 (10.18%) HTML
20 28 (10.18%) Data Modelling
21 27 (9.82%) MongoDB
22 26 (9.45%) MS Excel
23 25 (9.09%) AIX
23 25 (9.09%) Risk Management
23 25 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (7.64%) WebSphere
2 15 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (2.91%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.18%) JBoss
4 6 (2.18%) Apache
5 5 (1.82%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.73%) Lync
8 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.45%) MS Office
3 7 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.18%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.09%) MS Project
6 2 (0.73%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 14 (5.09%) SAP FI
1 14 (5.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 14 (5.09%) SAP CO
2 9 (3.27%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (3.27%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.91%) SAP FI-AP
3 8 (2.91%) SAP FI-AR
3 8 (2.91%) SAP PS
3 8 (2.91%) SAP SD
4 7 (2.55%) FLEXCUBE
4 7 (2.55%) Finacle
4 7 (2.55%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (2.55%) Temenos T24
5 6 (2.18%) SAP HCM
5 6 (2.18%) SAP CRM
5 6 (2.18%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.73%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.73%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.55%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.45%) SaaS
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.73%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.36%) Internet
2 8 (2.91%) Firewall
3 7 (2.55%) LAN
3 7 (2.55%) WAN
4 3 (1.09%) MPLS
4 3 (1.09%) SAN
4 3 (1.09%) NAS
4 3 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.73%) HSRP
5 2 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.73%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.73%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.73%) RIP
5 2 (0.73%) Wireless
5 2 (0.73%) OSPF
5 2 (0.73%) BGP
5 2 (0.73%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.73%) VRRP
5 2 (0.73%) PBX
6 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 32 (11.64%) SQL Server
3 27 (9.82%) MongoDB
4 25 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 20 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (7.27%) Sybase ASE
6 20 (7.27%) NoSQL
7 14 (5.09%) Informix
8 10 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.45%) DB2
11 3 (1.09%) MySQL
11 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.73%) Cognos Query Studio
12 2 (0.73%) Cognos Report Studio
12 2 (0.73%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 7 (2.55%) HP UFT
1 7 (2.55%) Cucumber
2 4 (1.45%) Rational Application Developer
2 4 (1.45%) Maven
3 3 (1.09%) JIRA
3 3 (1.09%) Selenium
4 2 (0.73%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.36%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) JUnit
5 1 (0.36%) Toad
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 80 (29.09%) Banking
2 35 (12.73%) Retail
3 18 (6.55%) Legal
4 16 (5.82%) Marketing
5 15 (5.45%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.55%) Billing
8 6 (2.18%) General Ledger
8 6 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.73%) Law
9 2 (0.73%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 69 (25.09%) Developer
2 59 (21.45%) Analyst
3 37 (13.45%) Project Manager
4 31 (11.27%) Programmer
5 29 (10.55%) Business Analyst
6 24 (8.73%) Architect
7 19 (6.91%) C Programmer
8 16 (5.82%) Consultant
8 16 (5.82%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (5.45%) Java Developer
10 13 (4.73%) SQL Developer
11 12 (4.36%) Team Leader
11 12 (4.36%) Banking Business Analyst
12 11 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (3.64%) Agile Project Manager
14 9 (3.27%) Development Manager
14 9 (3.27%) Senior Manager
14 9 (3.27%) Software Developer
14 9 (3.27%) .NET Developer
15 8 (2.91%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.27%) .NET
2 31 (11.27%) J2EE
3 28 (10.18%) HTML
4 22 (8.00%) XML
5 20 (7.27%) JSP
6 15 (5.45%) Web Services
6 15 (5.45%) Hibernate
6 15 (5.45%) Spring
7 14 (5.09%) CSS
8 12 (4.36%) Servlets
8 12 (4.36%) EJB
9 8 (2.91%) XHTML
10 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.45%) GWT
12 3 (1.09%) Java EE
12 3 (1.09%) SOAP
12 3 (1.09%) J2SE
12 3 (1.09%) XML Schema
12 3 (1.09%) CGI
12 3 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.36%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.73%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.55%) Raspberry Pi
4 7 (2.55%) Kinect
4 7 (2.55%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.18%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (1.82%) Blog
7 4 (1.45%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.09%) FMCG
8 3 (1.09%) Social Media
8 3 (1.09%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.09%) Derivative
8 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.73%) DTV
9 2 (0.73%) Replication
9 2 (0.73%) Podcast
9 2 (0.73%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (22.55%) Linux
2 55 (20.00%) UNIX
3 42 (15.27%) Windows
4 25 (9.09%) AIX
5 21 (7.64%) HPUX
6 12 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.36%) VMS
10 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.27%) Project Management
2 51 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (13.82%) SDLC
4 33 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (11.64%) PRINCE2
6 28 (10.18%) Data Modelling
7 25 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 19 (6.91%) Software Engineering
9 17 (6.18%) UML
9 17 (6.18%) Waterfall
10 16 (5.82%) ITIL
10 16 (5.82%) MVC
11 15 (5.45%) Migration
11 15 (5.45%) E-Commerce
12 13 (4.73%) Scrum
13 12 (4.36%) Problem Management
14 11 (4.00%) Analytics
15 10 (3.64%) Six Sigma
16 9 (3.27%) B2B
16 9 (3.27%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (30.18%) SQL
2 68 (24.73%) Java
3 45 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 40 (14.55%) C
5 32 (11.64%) Shell Script
6 17 (6.18%) Perl
7 15 (5.45%) C#
8 14 (5.09%) Python
9 12 (4.36%) C++
10 11 (4.00%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.55%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.09%) MUMPS
12 3 (1.09%) PHP
13 2 (0.73%) VB
13 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (19.27%) Degree
2 16 (5.82%) PMP
2 16 (5.82%) PMI Certification
3 8 (2.91%) ACCA
3 8 (2.91%) MCSE
3 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.18%) CISSP
4 6 (2.18%) CISM
5 3 (1.09%) CISA
5 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.09%) CCNP
6 2 (0.73%) ISEB
6 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.73%) MCITP
7 1 (0.36%) MBA
7 1 (0.36%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.64%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.36%) VMware ESX
2 8 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) SRDF
5 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.36%) vCloud
5 1 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.73%) HP NNM
2 2 (0.73%) SCCM
3 1 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.36%) Control-M
3 1 (0.36%) vMotion
3 1 (0.36%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.36%) SnapMirror
3 1 (0.36%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 56 (20.36%) Oracle
2 36 (13.09%) Microsoft
3 24 (8.73%) Sybase
4 22 (8.00%) SAP
4 22 (8.00%) VMware
5 18 (6.55%) Jaspersoft
5 18 (6.55%) IBM
6 14 (5.09%) HP
7 11 (4.00%) Citrix
8 7 (2.55%) Cisco
8 7 (2.55%) Google
9 4 (1.45%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.09%) Juniper
10 3 (1.09%) Cognos
10 3 (1.09%) F5
11 2 (0.73%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.73%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.73%) Symantec
11 2 (0.73%) Adobe
11 2 (0.73%) CheckPoint
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