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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 160 170 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.80% 46.58% 41.85%
As % of the General category 63.24% 73.59% 74.76%
Number of salaries quoted 88 118 56
Average salary £47,750 £41,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.06% -20.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £56,500 £61,250
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
253 231 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 47.11% 63.29% 55.98%
Number of salaries quoted 157 169 97
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,000 £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 2 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 160 (44.08%) Retail
2 137 (37.74%) Linux
3 132 (36.36%) UNIX
4 125 (34.44%) SQL
4 125 (34.44%) Degree
5 124 (34.16%) Java
6 109 (30.03%) Manufacturing
6 109 (30.03%) E-Commerce
7 105 (28.93%) Oracle
8 102 (28.10%) Microsoft
9 85 (23.42%) Windows
10 79 (21.76%) HTML
10 79 (21.76%) J2EE
11 78 (21.49%) WebSphere
12 77 (21.21%) ITIL
13 71 (19.56%) Banking
14 70 (19.28%) IBM
15 68 (18.73%) AIX
16 67 (18.46%) JavaScript
17 63 (17.36%) WebSphere Application Server
18 58 (15.98%) MS Office
18 58 (15.98%) C
19 54 (14.88%) CSS
20 53 (14.60%) DB2
21 51 (14.05%) Perl
22 50 (13.77%) Tomcat
23 49 (13.50%) JDBC
23 49 (13.50%) Solaris
24 45 (12.40%) HTTP
24 45 (12.40%) Middleware

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 78 (21.49%) WebSphere
2 63 (17.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 50 (13.77%) Tomcat
4 44 (12.12%) IIS
5 43 (11.85%) IBM HTTP Server
6 40 (11.02%) MQSeries
7 23 (6.34%) Lync
8 15 (4.13%) MS Exchange
9 12 (3.31%) Apache
10 11 (3.03%) WebLogic
10 11 (3.03%) Tuxedo
11 9 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (2.48%) CMS
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 58 (15.98%) MS Office
2 30 (8.26%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.20%) MS Project
4 5 (1.38%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.28%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Tridion
2 5 (1.38%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (1.38%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.55%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.55%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.55%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.55%) Finacle
4 1 (0.28%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.06%) PaaS
2 12 (3.31%) IaaS
3 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.10%) Office 365
5 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.40%) HTTP
2 35 (9.64%) FTP
3 30 (8.26%) LAN
3 30 (8.26%) WAN
4 28 (7.71%) Internet
5 26 (7.16%) Firewall
6 13 (3.58%) DNS
7 12 (3.31%) DHCP
8 10 (2.75%) MPLS
9 8 (2.20%) ATM
9 8 (2.20%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.93%) VPN
10 7 (1.93%) PBX
10 7 (1.93%) VLAN
11 6 (1.65%) ISDN
11 6 (1.65%) VoIP
12 4 (1.10%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.83%) Network Security
13 3 (0.83%) SSL
14 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (14.60%) DB2
2 43 (11.85%) Relational Database
3 37 (10.19%) RDBMS
4 19 (5.23%) Informix
5 14 (3.86%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.55%) OLTP
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.28%) MySQL
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (6.34%) Eclipse
2 17 (4.68%) Subversion
3 16 (4.41%) JUnit
4 13 (3.58%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 13 (3.58%) Selenium
4 13 (3.58%) Rational Application Developer
5 12 (3.31%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (2.75%) Maven
8 6 (1.65%) Log4j
8 6 (1.65%) Ant
9 4 (1.10%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.55%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.55%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.28%) Xcode
11 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.28%) Hudson
General
1 160 (44.08%) Retail
2 109 (30.03%) Manufacturing
3 71 (19.56%) Banking
4 18 (4.96%) Marketing
5 15 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.03%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.38%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.10%) Legal
9 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 111 (30.58%) Analyst
2 73 (20.11%) Developer
3 42 (11.57%) Support Analyst
4 37 (10.19%) Architect
5 33 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 33 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
5 33 (9.09%) Operations Support Analyst
6 32 (8.82%) Programmer
7 30 (8.26%) Junior
8 29 (7.99%) Consultant
9 22 (6.06%) Java Developer
10 21 (5.79%) Project Manager
11 19 (5.23%) Service Manager
12 17 (4.68%) Services Delivery Manager
12 17 (4.68%) Test Engineer
12 17 (4.68%) Delivery Manager
12 17 (4.68%) Junior Analyst
13 16 (4.41%) IT Architect
13 16 (4.41%) C++ Developer
14 15 (4.13%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (21.76%) HTML
1 79 (21.76%) J2EE
2 54 (14.88%) CSS
3 49 (13.50%) JDBC
4 45 (12.40%) Middleware
5 39 (10.74%) JSP
6 38 (10.47%) XML
6 38 (10.47%) XHTML
7 31 (8.54%) .NET
8 27 (7.44%) ASP.NET
9 20 (5.51%) Struts
9 20 (5.51%) EJB
9 20 (5.51%) Servlets
10 19 (5.23%) JSTL
11 18 (4.96%) Web Services
12 17 (4.68%) jQuery
13 13 (3.58%) Spring
13 13 (3.58%) JMS
13 13 (3.58%) Hibernate
14 12 (3.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 30 (8.26%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.23%) Mathematics
4 16 (4.41%) Visualisation
5 11 (3.03%) W3C
6 10 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.65%) SWIFT
7 6 (1.65%) Web 2.0
7 6 (1.65%) Handset
8 5 (1.38%) EFT
8 5 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.10%) Clustering
9 4 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.83%) PMI
10 3 (0.83%) EPoS
10 3 (0.83%) EMV
10 3 (0.83%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.83%) FMCG
10 3 (0.83%) Open Source
11 2 (0.55%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 137 (37.74%) Linux
2 132 (36.36%) UNIX
3 85 (23.42%) Windows
4 68 (18.73%) AIX
5 49 (13.50%) Solaris
6 31 (8.54%) HPUX
7 18 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.93%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.93%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.93%) VMS
12 5 (1.38%) Android
13 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.28%) SUSE
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.03%) E-Commerce
2 77 (21.21%) ITIL
3 45 (12.40%) Change Management
4 42 (11.57%) MVC
5 39 (10.74%) Project Management
6 28 (7.71%) OO
7 27 (7.44%) Problem Management
8 26 (7.16%) Software Engineering
9 23 (6.34%) Web Development
10 22 (6.06%) Software Testing
10 22 (6.06%) Information Security
11 21 (5.79%) PRINCE2
11 21 (5.79%) Time Management
12 20 (5.51%) UML
13 19 (5.23%) Scrum
14 18 (4.96%) Service Delivery
14 18 (4.96%) TDD
15 17 (4.68%) Service Management
16 16 (4.41%) Mentoring
17 15 (4.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 125 (34.44%) SQL
2 124 (34.16%) Java
3 67 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 58 (15.98%) C
5 51 (14.05%) Perl
6 39 (10.74%) Shell Script
7 32 (8.82%) Bash Shell
8 29 (7.99%) C++
9 28 (7.71%) C#
10 11 (3.03%) Python
11 8 (2.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 8 (2.20%) XPath
12 6 (1.65%) VBA
13 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.83%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.55%) Jython
15 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.55%) PHP
16 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (34.44%) Degree
2 21 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (5.23%) CCNA
4 14 (3.86%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.93%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.65%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.65%) CCA
7 5 (1.38%) ACCA
7 5 (1.38%) CIMA
7 5 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.38%) PMP
7 5 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.83%) MBA
8 3 (0.83%) ISEB
9 2 (0.55%) MCSE
9 2 (0.55%) CCNP
9 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.28%) MCP
10 1 (0.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.13%) SLA
1 15 (4.13%) QA
2 6 (1.65%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.38%) WCAG
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (9.64%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.68%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.31%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.65%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (1.10%) XenApp
7 3 (0.83%) vSphere
7 3 (0.83%) vCloud
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.38%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.28%) Puppet
3 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.28%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 105 (28.93%) Oracle
2 102 (28.10%) Microsoft
3 70 (19.28%) IBM
4 38 (10.47%) VMware
5 33 (9.09%) HP
6 27 (7.44%) Cisco
7 25 (6.89%) CheckPoint
8 18 (4.96%) Red Hat
9 15 (4.13%) ProCurve
10 10 (2.75%) JBoss
11 8 (2.20%) SAP
12 7 (1.93%) Sun
13 6 (1.65%) ATG
13 6 (1.65%) Blue Martini
13 6 (1.65%) Interwoven
13 6 (1.65%) Elastic Path
14 5 (1.38%) Twitter
14 5 (1.38%) EMC
14 5 (1.38%) BMC
15 4 (1.10%) CA
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