Period
to 21 September 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 622 841 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.15% 18.86% 19.99%
As % of the General category 38.28% 47.35% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 486 673 999
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -2.78% +3.85%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,850 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.00% - -

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1625 1776 2201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 39.58% 39.82% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1401 1752
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,250 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Hertfordshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Finance in Hertfordshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Hertfordshire

Finance
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -8 158 £55,000 - 11
Hemel Hempstead -11 49 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Hatfield -13 45 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Welwyn Garden City +5 39 £32,000 -39.05% 1
Rickmansworth +1 34 £65,000 +8.33%
Letchworth +3 33 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Potters Bar +6 29 £44,000 -27.87% 1
Stevenage +7 25 £33,750 -28.95% 1
St Albans -22 19 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Hertford +4 11 £42,500 -15.00%
Borehamwood -27 5 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Tring +2 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Berkhamsted - 2 - -
Hoddesdon -1 1 - -
Harpenden - 1 £39,500 - 1
Welwyn - 1 £60,000 -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 235 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (22.67%) SQL
3 126 (20.26%) Java
4 116 (18.65%) Oracle
5 97 (15.59%) Degree
6 85 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
7 83 (13.34%) Scrum
8 82 (13.18%) .NET
9 77 (12.38%) Microsoft
10 74 (11.90%) Project Management
11 69 (11.09%) JavaScript
12 67 (10.77%) C#
13 66 (10.61%) XML
13 66 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 65 (10.45%) SQL Server
15 64 (10.29%) HTML
15 64 (10.29%) PRINCE2
15 64 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 62 (9.97%) Waterfall
17 57 (9.16%) Web Services
18 56 (9.00%) Retail
19 54 (8.68%) CSS
19 54 (8.68%) SAP
20 53 (8.52%) TDD
20 53 (8.52%) Spring
21 52 (8.36%) SLA
22 50 (8.04%) AngularJS
23 49 (7.88%) Test Automation
24 48 (7.72%) PL/SQL
25 47 (7.56%) ERP

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (5.14%) CMS
2 25 (4.02%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.45%) Apache
3 9 (1.45%) Confluence
3 9 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.13%) Drupal
4 7 (1.13%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (0.96%) SAS
6 4 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.64%) WordPress
7 3 (0.48%) JBoss
7 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.32%) IIS
8 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (5.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.96%) SPSS
6 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.32%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.89%) NetSuite
2 9 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (1.13%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (1.13%) Primavera
5 6 (0.96%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.96%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.80%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.64%) SAP SM
8 3 (0.48%) LabWindows
9 2 (0.32%) BASE24
9 2 (0.32%) Postilion
9 2 (0.32%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.57%) SaaS
3 7 (1.13%) Office 365
4 6 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (0.64%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.32%) IaaS
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.63%) VPN
2 24 (3.86%) HTTP
3 19 (3.05%) Firewall
4 17 (2.73%) DNS
5 16 (2.57%) SAN
6 15 (2.41%) LAN
6 15 (2.41%) TCP/IP
7 14 (2.25%) FTP
8 13 (2.09%) BGP
8 13 (2.09%) DHCP
8 13 (2.09%) HSRP
8 13 (2.09%) HTTPS
8 13 (2.09%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (2.09%) OSPF
8 13 (2.09%) tcpdump
8 13 (2.09%) Telnet
8 13 (2.09%) VLAN
8 13 (2.09%) WAN
8 13 (2.09%) Wireshark
9 8 (1.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.18%) MySQL
3 20 (3.22%) Oracle Database
3 20 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.09%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.77%) Redis
8 10 (1.61%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.45%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.13%) Big Data
10 7 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.13%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.13%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.13%) SQLPlus
11 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (0.96%) QlikView
11 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (5.47%) Cucumber
1 34 (5.47%) Selenium
2 28 (4.50%) JIRA
3 21 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (2.89%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.57%) Jenkins
6 13 (2.09%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.45%) NUnit
8 7 (1.13%) Maven
8 7 (1.13%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.96%) JBehave
9 6 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.96%) PowerBuilder
9 6 (0.96%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.64%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.64%) Protractor
11 4 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.48%) SoapUI
General
1 56 (9.00%) Retail
2 36 (5.79%) Banking
3 33 (5.31%) Advertising
3 33 (5.31%) Back Office
4 29 (4.66%) Military
5 26 (4.18%) Telecoms
6 24 (3.86%) Marketing
7 22 (3.54%) Legal
7 22 (3.54%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.41%) Games
9 12 (1.93%) Electronics
10 10 (1.61%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.96%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.96%) Automotive
12 4 (0.64%) Local Government
12 4 (0.64%) Publishing
13 3 (0.48%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.32%) Billing
14 2 (0.32%) Law
14 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 180 (28.94%) Developer
2 93 (14.95%) Analyst
3 71 (11.41%) Java Developer
3 71 (11.41%) Project Manager
4 51 (8.20%) Architect
5 41 (6.59%) Senior Developer
6 37 (5.95%) Consultant
7 31 (4.98%) C# Developer
7 31 (4.98%) IT Manager
8 25 (4.02%) Business Analyst
8 25 (4.02%) IT Project Manager
9 22 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (3.38%) .NET Developer
10 21 (3.38%) Delivery Manager
10 21 (3.38%) Software Developer
11 20 (3.22%) Senior Manager
12 18 (2.89%) Financial Analyst
12 18 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
13 17 (2.73%) Systems Analyst
14 16 (2.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (13.18%) .NET
2 66 (10.61%) XML
3 64 (10.29%) HTML
4 57 (9.16%) Web Services
5 54 (8.68%) CSS
6 53 (8.52%) Spring
7 50 (8.04%) AngularJS
8 45 (7.23%) ASP.NET
9 32 (5.14%) REST
10 27 (4.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (4.34%) Hibernate
11 26 (4.18%) Middleware
12 25 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (4.02%) Gherkin
13 24 (3.86%) Java EE
14 23 (3.70%) jQuery
15 20 (3.22%) JSON
15 20 (3.22%) SOAP
16 18 (2.89%) J2EE
17 15 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 85 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.70%) Fintech
4 21 (3.38%) Client/Server
5 18 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.41%) Virtual Team
7 14 (2.25%) CESG
7 14 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.25%) User Experience
8 13 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.13%) BBC
9 7 (1.13%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.80%) FMCG
10 5 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.80%) Replication
11 4 (0.64%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.64%) Spread Betting
12 3 (0.48%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.79%) Windows
2 33 (5.31%) Unix
3 23 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.22%) Linux
5 6 (0.96%) Android
6 5 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.48%) Solaris
8 2 (0.32%) AIX
8 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (13.34%) Scrum
3 74 (11.90%) Project Management
4 66 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
5 64 (10.29%) PRINCE2
5 64 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (9.97%) Waterfall
7 53 (8.52%) TDD
8 49 (7.88%) Test Automation
9 47 (7.56%) ERP
10 43 (6.91%) MVC
11 42 (6.75%) SDLC
12 41 (6.59%) Mentoring
13 38 (6.11%) ITIL
14 37 (5.95%) BDD
15 35 (5.63%) Document Management
16 34 (5.47%) Performance Management
17 32 (5.14%) Change Control
18 31 (4.98%) ETL
18 31 (4.98%) OO
Programming Languages
1 141 (22.67%) SQL
2 126 (20.26%) Java
3 69 (11.09%) JavaScript
4 67 (10.77%) C#
5 48 (7.72%) PL/SQL
6 26 (4.18%) T-SQL
7 20 (3.22%) C++
8 19 (3.05%) Python
9 16 (2.57%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.41%) C
11 12 (1.93%) PHP
12 11 (1.77%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.77%) TypeScript
13 10 (1.61%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.13%) VBA
15 6 (0.96%) Ada
15 6 (0.96%) Progress 4GL
15 6 (0.96%) VB
16 4 (0.64%) Perl
17 3 (0.48%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 97 (15.59%) Degree
2 29 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.38%) PMP
4 18 (2.89%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.25%) CISA
5 14 (2.25%) CISM
5 14 (2.25%) CISSP
5 14 (2.25%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.77%) ACCA
6 11 (1.77%) CIMA
7 10 (1.61%) ISEB
8 7 (1.13%) CGEIT
8 7 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.13%) CRISC
9 6 (0.96%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.64%) CLAS
11 4 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.36%) SLA
2 31 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (4.66%) QA
4 24 (3.86%) ISO 9001
5 19 (3.05%) PMO
6 8 (1.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (1.13%) GDPR
7 7 (1.13%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (0.96%) MISRA
9 5 (0.80%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.64%) DICOM
10 4 (0.64%) HL7
10 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.32%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.16%) COBIT
12 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 1 (0.16%) P3O
12 1 (0.16%) RMADS
12 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 26 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.05%) vSphere
3 8 (1.29%) Firmware
4 7 (1.13%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.80%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (0.64%) MOM
4 2 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.32%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.32%) Puppet
4 2 (0.32%) SCCM
4 2 (0.32%) WSUS
5 1 (0.16%) Aspera SmartTrack
5 1 (0.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 116 (18.65%) Oracle
2 77 (12.38%) Microsoft
3 54 (8.68%) SAP
4 30 (4.82%) Xerox
5 28 (4.50%) Adobe
6 27 (4.34%) IBM
6 27 (4.34%) VMware
7 16 (2.57%) NetApp
8 12 (1.93%) JD Edwards
8 12 (1.93%) Teradata
9 8 (1.29%) Sybase
9 8 (1.29%) Tableau
10 7 (1.13%) HP
10 7 (1.13%) Virgin Media
11 6 (0.96%) Ab Initio
11 6 (0.96%) Cadence
11 6 (0.96%) Google
11 6 (0.96%) Progress
11 6 (0.96%) Veeam
12 5 (0.80%) Citrix