Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 638 770 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.35% 17.41% 18.55%
As % of the General category 39.88% 44.05% 49.05%
Number of salaries quoted 485 619 811
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,600 1,748 1,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 36.00% 39.51% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,255 1,408 1,574
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -2.06%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -9 132 £52,500 -12.50% 16
Rickmansworth +5 52 £52,500 -19.23% 4
Hemel Hempstead -6 42 £50,000 +8.11% 13
St Albans -1 37 £60,000 +14.29% 13
Welwyn Garden City -5 36 £32,000 -42.86% 1
Letchworth +16 35 £50,000 +53.85% 4
Hatfield -21 25 £47,000 -6.00% 10
Stevenage +8 24 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Harpenden - 20 £45,000 - 1
Hertford +12 12 £28,000 -44.00% 1
Potters Bar +10 11 £44,000 -45.00% 2
Tring - 9 £62,500 - 1
Welwyn - 6 £35,000 - 3
Borehamwood -8 5 £60,000 +84.62% 1
Berkhamsted - 3 - -
Bishop's Stortford -19 2 £52,500 +29.63%
Hitchin -6 1 - -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 214 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (20.22%) HTML
3 126 (19.75%) SQL
4 123 (19.28%) JavaScript
5 116 (18.18%) .NET
6 113 (17.71%) AngularJS
7 112 (17.55%) CSS
8 110 (17.24%) C#
9 100 (15.67%) Oracle
10 99 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
11 97 (15.20%) Java
12 90 (14.11%) Microsoft
13 84 (13.17%) Scrum
14 80 (12.54%) SQL Server
14 80 (12.54%) Project Management
15 79 (12.38%) Linux
16 77 (12.07%) ERP
17 76 (11.91%) Degree
18 74 (11.60%) Web Services
18 74 (11.60%) SAP
19 71 (11.13%) ASP.NET
20 65 (10.19%) Windows
21 64 (10.03%) XML
21 64 (10.03%) MVC
21 64 (10.03%) TDD
22 59 (9.25%) Spring
23 57 (8.93%) Unix
24 49 (7.68%) VMware
24 49 (7.68%) jQuery
25 47 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management

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 33 (5.17%) Tomcat
2 25 (3.92%) Apache
3 22 (3.45%) CMS
3 22 (3.45%) Drupal
4 20 (3.13%) Confluence
5 14 (2.19%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.94%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (0.78%) IIS
7 5 (0.78%) SAS
7 5 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.63%) WordPress
9 3 (0.47%) JBoss
10 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.16%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 35 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.47%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.16%) Simulink
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (3.61%) NetSuite
2 20 (3.13%) SAP BPC
3 15 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (2.35%) SAP FI
4 14 (2.19%) Oracle Financials
5 13 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (1.41%) SAP CO
6 9 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (1.41%) SAP FI-AP
7 6 (0.94%) SAP FI-AR
7 6 (0.94%) SAP FI-GL
8 5 (0.78%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.78%) SAP GRC
9 4 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.63%) SAP SM
10 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.47%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.92%) SaaS
3 21 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.51%) npm
5 7 (1.10%) Office 365
6 5 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 5 (0.78%) Akamai
7 4 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.05%) VPN
2 34 (5.33%) HTTP
3 29 (4.55%) Firewall
4 20 (3.13%) DNS
5 19 (2.98%) DHCP
6 18 (2.82%) LAN
6 18 (2.82%) WAN
7 16 (2.51%) TCP/IP
8 15 (2.35%) VoIP
9 14 (2.19%) BGP
9 14 (2.19%) HTTPS
9 14 (2.19%) OSPF
10 12 (1.88%) Internet
11 11 (1.72%) SAN
12 10 (1.57%) VLAN
13 9 (1.41%) FTP
13 9 (1.41%) HSRP
13 9 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (1.41%) tcpdump
13 9 (1.41%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.49%) MongoDB
3 33 (5.17%) MySQL
4 25 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.04%) SQLPlus
6 12 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.88%) Redis
6 12 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.57%) RavenDB
8 10 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.25%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.10%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (4.70%) Cucumber
1 30 (4.70%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.55%) JIRA
2 29 (4.55%) Selenium
3 27 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.29%) Jasmine
5 16 (2.51%) gulp
5 16 (2.51%) Karma Test Runner
5 16 (2.51%) webpack
6 15 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (2.35%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.10%) Maven
8 6 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.94%) PowerBuilder
8 6 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (0.78%) Protractor
10 3 (0.47%) NUnit
10 3 (0.47%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.31%) JBehave
11 2 (0.31%) JUnit
General
1 47 (7.37%) Retail
2 41 (6.43%) Marketing
3 23 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 23 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.45%) Legal
5 20 (3.13%) Back Office
5 20 (3.13%) Banking
5 20 (3.13%) Military
6 15 (2.35%) Advertising
7 12 (1.88%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.41%) Games
9 8 (1.25%) Automotive
10 6 (0.94%) Local Government
11 5 (0.78%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.78%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.63%) Electronics
12 4 (0.63%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.31%) French Language
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 177 (27.74%) Developer
2 93 (14.58%) Analyst
3 53 (8.31%) Project Manager
4 46 (7.21%) Architect
5 44 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 44 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 41 (6.43%) .NET Developer
6 41 (6.43%) Consultant
7 36 (5.64%) C# Developer
8 28 (4.39%) Support Analyst
9 23 (3.61%) Business Analyst
10 21 (3.29%) Financial Analyst
10 21 (3.29%) SAP Analyst
11 18 (2.82%) Administrator
11 18 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (2.82%) Security Manager
11 18 (2.82%) Systems Developer
12 17 (2.66%) Development Manager
12 17 (2.66%) IT Manager
13 16 (2.51%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (20.22%) HTML
2 116 (18.18%) .NET
3 113 (17.71%) AngularJS
4 112 (17.55%) CSS
5 74 (11.60%) Web Services
6 71 (11.13%) ASP.NET
7 64 (10.03%) XML
8 59 (9.25%) Spring
9 49 (7.68%) jQuery
10 34 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 33 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (5.17%) HTML5
11 33 (5.17%) React
12 32 (5.02%) REST
13 28 (4.39%) .NET Framework
14 25 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (3.92%) Ionic Framework
15 23 (3.61%) RESTful
16 22 (3.45%) Middleware
16 22 (3.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 99 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.17%) Fintech
3 25 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.51%) Media Streaming
8 15 (2.35%) Driving Licence
9 14 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.19%) Spread Betting
10 13 (2.04%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.88%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.41%) User Experience
13 7 (1.10%) PMI
14 6 (0.94%) Blog
15 5 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
15 5 (0.78%) FMCG
15 5 (0.78%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.47%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 79 (12.38%) Linux
2 65 (10.19%) Windows
3 57 (8.93%) Unix
4 36 (5.64%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.63%) CentOS
7 3 (0.47%) Android
7 3 (0.47%) Solaris
7 3 (0.47%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.31%) AIX
8 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (13.17%) Scrum
3 80 (12.54%) Project Management
4 77 (12.07%) ERP
5 64 (10.03%) MVC
5 64 (10.03%) TDD
6 47 (7.37%) ITIL
6 47 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (6.74%) SDLC
8 42 (6.58%) Unit Testing
9 40 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (6.27%) PRINCE2
10 39 (6.11%) CRM
10 39 (6.11%) Waterfall
11 37 (5.80%) Mentoring
12 36 (5.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 36 (5.64%) Open Source
13 33 (5.17%) Software Engineering
14 32 (5.02%) Change Management
15 30 (4.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 126 (19.75%) SQL
2 123 (19.28%) JavaScript
3 110 (17.24%) C#
4 97 (15.20%) Java
5 35 (5.49%) PHP
6 29 (4.55%) Python
7 27 (4.23%) PL/SQL
8 22 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 22 (3.45%) VBA
9 20 (3.13%) TypeScript
10 18 (2.82%) C++
10 18 (2.82%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.51%) ES6
11 16 (2.51%) T-SQL
12 13 (2.04%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.72%) Ruby
14 10 (1.57%) C
15 7 (1.10%) Perl
16 6 (0.94%) Progress 4GL
16 6 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (11.91%) Degree
2 20 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.35%) PMP
4 14 (2.19%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.72%) CISA
5 11 (1.72%) CISM
5 11 (1.72%) CISSP
6 9 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.25%) ACCA
8 7 (1.10%) CIMA
8 7 (1.10%) ISEB
8 7 (1.10%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.10%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.78%) CCNP
10 5 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.78%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (0.78%) CSSLP
10 5 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.58%) SLA
2 23 (3.61%) PMO
3 22 (3.45%) QA
4 18 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (2.04%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.10%) GDPR
7 6 (0.94%) ISO 22301
8 5 (0.78%) COBIT
8 5 (0.78%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.47%) SEPA
10 2 (0.31%) DICOM
10 2 (0.31%) HL7
10 2 (0.31%) MISRA
11 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 33 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.19%) vSphere
3 9 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.25%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.10%) Docker
6 5 (0.78%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (1.88%) Puppet
2 11 (1.72%) Ansible
3 7 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.78%) Cobbler
4 5 (0.78%) vCenter Server
4 5 (0.78%) vRealize
5 4 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (0.63%) Graphite
5 4 (0.63%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.47%) Grafana
6 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.47%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.47%) WSUS
7 2 (0.31%) Consul
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.31%) Salt
8 1 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.16%) MOM
8 1 (0.16%) OpenView
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 100 (15.67%) Oracle
2 90 (14.11%) Microsoft
3 74 (11.60%) SAP
4 49 (7.68%) VMware
5 28 (4.39%) Citrix
6 22 (3.45%) IBM
7 20 (3.13%) Adobe
7 20 (3.13%) Xerox
8 17 (2.66%) Veeam
9 16 (2.51%) Sybase
10 14 (2.19%) JD Edwards
11 13 (2.04%) Infor
12 12 (1.88%) Cisco
13 11 (1.72%) NetApp
14 10 (1.57%) IFS
15 8 (1.25%) Tableau
16 7 (1.10%) Epicor
16 7 (1.10%) Splunk
17 6 (0.94%) JDA
17 6 (0.94%) Sun