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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 152 152 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.59% 25.98% 37.73%
As % of the General category 61.79% 58.91% 61.19%
Number of salaries quoted 132 68 71
Average salary £52,500 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.24% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £52,500
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
246 258 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 44.65% 44.10% 61.66%
Number of salaries quoted 198 149 138
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £26,300 £30,725
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,800 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 89 (32.60%) SQL
2 85 (31.14%) Java
3 68 (24.91%) Linux
4 66 (24.18%) Banking
5 59 (21.61%) Degree
6 58 (21.25%) UNIX
7 56 (20.51%) Oracle
8 53 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (18.68%) Project Management
10 49 (17.95%) Relational Database
11 48 (17.58%) JavaScript
12 44 (16.12%) Windows
13 41 (15.02%) .NET
14 40 (14.65%) J2EE
15 39 (14.29%) Retail
16 38 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (13.92%) SDLC
17 37 (13.55%) Microsoft
18 36 (13.19%) SQL Server
19 32 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
20 30 (10.99%) C
21 29 (10.62%) PRINCE2
22 28 (10.26%) Data Modelling
22 28 (10.26%) HTML
22 28 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 27 (9.89%) WebSphere
23 27 (9.89%) Shell Script
24 26 (9.52%) Sybase
25 25 (9.16%) MS Excel
25 25 (9.16%) RDBMS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (9.89%) WebSphere
2 15 (5.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.76%) JBoss
5 12 (4.40%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.93%) Apache
7 5 (1.83%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.73%) Lync
9 2 (0.73%) Liferay
9 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.37%) SAS
10 1 (0.37%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.13%) MS Office
3 11 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.20%) MS Project
5 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.73%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 9 (3.30%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (2.56%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (2.56%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.47%) FLEXCUBE
3 4 (1.47%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.47%) Finacle
3 4 (1.47%) Temenos T24
4 3 (1.10%) SAP HCM
4 3 (1.10%) SAP FI-AP
4 3 (1.10%) SAP FI-AR
4 3 (1.10%) SAP BPC
4 3 (1.10%) SAP PS
4 3 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.10%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.56%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.47%) SaaS
3 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.73%) Office 365
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.40%) Internet
2 7 (2.56%) LAN
2 7 (2.56%) WAN
3 6 (2.20%) Firewall
4 5 (1.83%) SAN
5 4 (1.47%) NAS
5 4 (1.47%) HTTP
6 3 (1.10%) MPLS
6 3 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.73%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.73%) VLAN
7 2 (0.73%) PBX
8 1 (0.37%) IPv4
8 1 (0.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 36 (13.19%) SQL Server
3 28 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (9.16%) RDBMS
5 24 (8.79%) MongoDB
6 21 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (7.33%) Sybase ASE
7 20 (7.33%) NoSQL
8 15 (5.49%) Informix
9 8 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.56%) DB2
11 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.83%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.47%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.10%) MySQL
13 3 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (3.66%) Maven
2 7 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.20%) HP UFT
3 6 (2.20%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.83%) JUnit
5 4 (1.47%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (1.10%) JIRA
6 3 (1.10%) Selenium
6 3 (1.10%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.37%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.37%) Subversion
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 66 (24.18%) Banking
2 39 (14.29%) Retail
3 17 (6.23%) Legal
4 16 (5.86%) Marketing
5 12 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.30%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.93%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.83%) Billing
9 4 (1.47%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.73%) Law
10 2 (0.73%) Electronics
11 1 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 77 (28.21%) Developer
2 55 (20.15%) Analyst
3 34 (12.45%) Project Manager
4 26 (9.52%) Programmer
5 24 (8.79%) Business Analyst
6 23 (8.42%) Architect
7 21 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 15 (5.49%) SQL Developer
9 13 (4.76%) Consultant
10 12 (4.40%) Development Manager
11 10 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (3.66%) Applications Manager
12 9 (3.30%) C Programmer
12 9 (3.30%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.30%) Software Developer
13 8 (2.93%) Software Engineer
13 8 (2.93%) Senior Manager
13 8 (2.93%) Database Developer
13 8 (2.93%) WebSphere Consultant
13 8 (2.93%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.02%) .NET
2 40 (14.65%) J2EE
3 28 (10.26%) HTML
4 24 (8.79%) JSP
5 22 (8.06%) Hibernate
5 22 (8.06%) Spring
6 21 (7.69%) Web Services
6 21 (7.69%) CSS
7 20 (7.33%) XML
8 12 (4.40%) Servlets
8 12 (4.40%) EJB
9 8 (2.93%) XHTML
10 7 (2.56%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.20%) GWT
12 5 (1.83%) Java EE
12 5 (1.83%) Struts
12 5 (1.83%) CGI
13 4 (1.47%) Ajax
13 4 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (1.10%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.56%) Kinect
5 7 (2.56%) Raspberry Pi
6 6 (2.20%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (1.83%) Blog
8 4 (1.47%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.10%) FMCG
9 3 (1.10%) Social Media
9 3 (1.10%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.10%) Replication
9 3 (1.10%) Derivative
9 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.73%) DTV
10 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.73%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.73%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (24.91%) Linux
2 58 (21.25%) UNIX
3 44 (16.12%) Windows
4 19 (6.96%) AIX
5 15 (5.49%) HPUX
6 12 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (18.68%) Project Management
3 38 (13.92%) SDLC
4 32 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (10.62%) PRINCE2
6 28 (10.26%) Data Modelling
7 25 (9.16%) Software Engineering
8 23 (8.42%) E-Commerce
8 23 (8.42%) Risk Management
9 19 (6.96%) ITIL
9 19 (6.96%) Waterfall
10 18 (6.59%) TDD
11 17 (6.23%) Migration
12 16 (5.86%) UML
13 15 (5.49%) MVC
13 15 (5.49%) Problem Management
13 15 (5.49%) Analytics
14 14 (5.13%) Scrum
15 13 (4.76%) OO
16 11 (4.03%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 89 (32.60%) SQL
2 85 (31.14%) Java
3 48 (17.58%) JavaScript
4 30 (10.99%) C
5 27 (9.89%) Shell Script
6 15 (5.49%) C++
7 13 (4.76%) Perl
8 12 (4.40%) C#
9 11 (4.03%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.03%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.30%) Python
11 5 (1.83%) PHP
12 3 (1.10%) MUMPS
13 2 (0.73%) VB
13 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (21.61%) Degree
2 14 (5.13%) PMI Certification
3 13 (4.76%) PMP
4 8 (2.93%) MCSE
4 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.20%) CISSP
5 6 (2.20%) CISM
6 3 (1.10%) ACCA
6 3 (1.10%) CISA
7 2 (0.73%) MCITP
7 2 (0.73%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ISEB
8 1 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.66%) QA
2 8 (2.93%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.20%) SLA
4 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (4.40%) VMware ESX
2 8 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.73%) SRDF
5 2 (0.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (0.73%) NFS
6 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.73%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (0.73%) SnapMirror
2 2 (0.73%) SnapVault
2 2 (0.73%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) vMotion
3 1 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 56 (20.51%) Oracle
2 37 (13.55%) Microsoft
3 26 (9.52%) Sybase
4 23 (8.42%) VMware
5 22 (8.06%) IBM
6 19 (6.96%) Jaspersoft
7 15 (5.49%) SAP
8 12 (4.40%) HP
9 11 (4.03%) Citrix
10 7 (2.56%) Google
11 6 (2.20%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.20%) Cognos
12 5 (1.83%) Cisco
13 4 (1.47%) New Relic
13 4 (1.47%) AppDynamics
14 3 (1.10%) Sun
14 3 (1.10%) EMC
15 2 (0.73%) Hitachi
15 2 (0.73%) Adobe
15 2 (0.73%) Brocade
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