Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 11 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 510 618 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.29% 14.98% 18.79%
As % of the General category 34.23% 37.27% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 381 481 672
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -1.41%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -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 1,490 1,658 1,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 35.90% 40.18% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,109 1,300 1,480
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,250 £30,725
90th Percentile £74,000 £70,000 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -3 123 £65,000 +18.18% 10
Welwyn Garden City -12 57 £40,000 +25.00% 3
St Albans +16 35 £67,500 +28.57% 4
Hemel Hempstead -6 31 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Stevenage 0 24 £40,000 +18.52% 8
Hatfield -25 23 £56,250 +2.27% 10
Harpenden +16 15 £45,000 +13.92%
Hertford +10 15 £38,000 -10.59%
Rickmansworth -10 14 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Radlett - 12 - -
Potters Bar -12 8 £52,500 +19.32% 2
Royston - 6 £42,500 - 3
Bishop's Stortford - 6 £57,500 -
Borehamwood +13 4 £31,250 -43.18% 2
Hitchin - 3 £47,500 - 1
Waltham Cross - 3 £45,000 - 1
Letchworth -4 2 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Tring -7 2 £65,000 +18.18%
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £35,000 -
Broxbourne - 1 £75,000 - 2
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 157 (30.78%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (25.69%) SQL
3 88 (17.25%) Java
4 87 (17.06%) JavaScript
5 85 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 80 (15.69%) Microsoft
7 77 (15.10%) SQL Server
8 72 (14.12%) C#
9 71 (13.92%) Project Management
9 71 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 70 (13.73%) Scrum
11 69 (13.53%) .NET
12 68 (13.33%) CSS
13 67 (13.14%) HTML
14 66 (12.94%) TDD
15 64 (12.55%) XML
15 64 (12.55%) AngularJS
16 62 (12.16%) Degree
17 57 (11.18%) Windows
17 57 (11.18%) MVC
18 55 (10.78%) Oracle
18 55 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
19 52 (10.20%) ASP.NET
19 52 (10.20%) HTML5
20 46 (9.02%) Retail
21 45 (8.82%) Software Delivery
22 43 (8.43%) MongoDB
22 43 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
23 41 (8.04%) Fintech
23 41 (8.04%) Problem-Solving

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 30 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
2 19 (3.73%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.35%) IBM Notes
4 9 (1.76%) Confluence
5 8 (1.57%) SAS
5 8 (1.57%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.57%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.37%) JBoss
7 6 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.78%) Apache
10 3 (0.59%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.39%) CMS
11 2 (0.39%) Drupal
11 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (7.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.76%) Chatbot
5 7 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.98%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) HipChat
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.55%) Cognos TM1
2 12 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.57%) SAP GRC
5 7 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (1.37%) SAP BPC
5 7 (1.37%) SAP CO
5 7 (1.37%) SAP FI
5 7 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (1.18%) NetSuite
6 6 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.59%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (6.47%) SaaS
4 15 (2.94%) npm
5 3 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.20%) Serverless
6 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.53%) HTTP
2 15 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.75%) SMS
3 14 (2.75%) Wireless
4 13 (2.55%) LAN
5 12 (2.35%) Ethernet
5 12 (2.35%) Internet
6 9 (1.76%) DNS
7 8 (1.57%) DHCP
8 7 (1.37%) Network Security
9 5 (0.98%) VPN
10 2 (0.39%) Broadband
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.39%) FabricPath
10 2 (0.39%) PBX
10 2 (0.39%) Skype
10 2 (0.39%) VLAN
10 2 (0.39%) VoIP
11 1 (0.20%) ATM
11 1 (0.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (15.10%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.43%) MongoDB
3 31 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (5.10%) SQL Server 2016
5 24 (4.71%) RavenDB
6 22 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (3.73%) Power BI
7 19 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (3.53%) MySQL
9 16 (3.14%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.55%) Big Data
10 13 (2.55%) Data Mining
10 13 (2.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.18%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (6.27%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.29%) Selenium
3 25 (4.90%) JIRA
4 16 (3.14%) Jasmine
5 15 (2.94%) gulp
5 15 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
5 15 (2.94%) webpack
6 14 (2.75%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.16%) Maven
8 10 (1.96%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.18%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.98%) JMeter
10 5 (0.98%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.98%) Robot Framework
11 4 (0.78%) Axure RP
11 4 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.59%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 46 (9.02%) Retail
2 38 (7.45%) Banking
3 32 (6.27%) Marketing
4 30 (5.88%) Legal
5 16 (3.14%) Advertising
6 13 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.96%) Automotive
8 8 (1.57%) General Ledger
9 7 (1.37%) Billing
10 6 (1.18%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.98%) Back Office
12 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.39%) Games
13 2 (0.39%) Local Government
13 2 (0.39%) Military
13 2 (0.39%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (19.22%) Developer
2 91 (17.84%) Analyst
3 54 (10.59%) Project Manager
4 53 (10.39%) Consultant
5 36 (7.06%) .NET Developer
6 34 (6.67%) Business Manager
7 31 (6.08%) Architect
8 30 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 28 (5.49%) Implementation Consultant
10 25 (4.90%) Senior Consultant
11 24 (4.71%) .NET Developer - Fintech
12 23 (4.51%) Senior Implementation Consultant
13 22 (4.31%) Java Developer
14 20 (3.92%) Development Manager
15 17 (3.33%) Angular Developer
15 17 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 17 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
15 17 (3.33%) Software Consultant
16 16 (3.14%) Business Development Manager
16 16 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (13.53%) .NET
2 68 (13.33%) CSS
3 67 (13.14%) HTML
4 64 (12.55%) AngularJS
4 64 (12.55%) XML
5 52 (10.20%) ASP.NET
5 52 (10.20%) HTML5
6 36 (7.06%) CSS3
7 34 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 31 (6.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (5.88%) REST
10 26 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 25 (4.90%) Spring
11 25 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (4.12%) RESTful
13 19 (3.73%) Hibernate
13 19 (3.73%) React
13 19 (3.73%) Web Services
14 18 (3.53%) jQuery
15 17 (3.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 85 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.04%) Fintech
3 35 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 20 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.14%) Client/Server
6 16 (3.14%) Driving Licence
7 15 (2.94%) Media Streaming
8 14 (2.75%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.35%) Blackberry
9 12 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.76%) Robotics
11 8 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.57%) User Experience
12 6 (1.18%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.98%) PKI
13 5 (0.98%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.78%) PMI
15 3 (0.59%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.18%) Windows
2 35 (6.86%) Linux
3 24 (4.71%) Unix
4 16 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.55%) Windows 7
5 13 (2.55%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.18%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.78%) Android
7 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.39%) CentOS
8 2 (0.39%) Solaris
8 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (30.78%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (13.92%) Project Management
2 71 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (13.73%) Scrum
4 66 (12.94%) TDD
5 57 (11.18%) MVC
6 45 (8.82%) Software Delivery
7 41 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (7.65%) SDLC
9 38 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (7.45%) Web Application Development
10 37 (7.25%) Business Analysis
11 35 (6.86%) ERP
12 34 (6.67%) Business Development
12 34 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 34 (6.67%) Validation
13 31 (6.08%) OO
14 30 (5.88%) Change Management
14 30 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (25.69%) SQL
2 88 (17.25%) Java
3 87 (17.06%) JavaScript
4 72 (14.12%) C#
5 25 (4.90%) T-SQL
6 24 (4.71%) VBA
7 23 (4.51%) Apex Code
8 22 (4.31%) TypeScript
9 18 (3.53%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.14%) ES6
10 16 (3.14%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.16%) Python
11 11 (2.16%) Ruby
12 9 (1.76%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.57%) C
14 5 (0.98%) ANSI SQL
14 5 (0.98%) C++
14 5 (0.98%) PHP
14 5 (0.98%) R
14 5 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 62 (12.16%) Degree
2 23 (4.51%) ISEB
3 20 (3.92%) MCSE
3 20 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (3.53%) MCSA
5 14 (2.75%) MCP
6 12 (2.35%) A+ Certification
6 12 (2.35%) ACDT
6 12 (2.35%) ACHDS
6 12 (2.35%) ACTC
6 12 (2.35%) MCDST
6 12 (2.35%) MCSM
6 12 (2.35%) Network+ Certification
7 9 (1.76%) HND
8 7 (1.37%) CISA
8 7 (1.37%) CISM
8 7 (1.37%) CISSP
8 7 (1.37%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.37%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.98%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.31%) SLA
2 18 (3.53%) PMO
3 10 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.96%) QA
4 8 (1.57%) GDPR
4 8 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.98%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.78%) ISO 22301
7 3 (0.59%) COBIT
8 2 (0.39%) SEPA
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 24 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.39%) Docker
4 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.39%) NFS
4 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.39%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.57%) SCOM
2 6 (1.18%) Ansible
2 6 (1.18%) Puppet
3 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.59%) Terraform
5 2 (0.39%) Grafana
5 2 (0.39%) Graphite
5 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.39%) SCCM
5 2 (0.39%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.39%) vRealize
5 2 (0.39%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.20%) Mesos
6 1 (0.20%) OpenView
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Rancher
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.20%) yum
Vendors
1 80 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.78%) Oracle
3 40 (7.84%) SAP
4 25 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (4.31%) Tableau
6 18 (3.53%) Citrix
7 15 (2.94%) VMware
8 14 (2.75%) Cognos
9 13 (2.55%) Remedy
10 12 (2.35%) Apple
10 12 (2.35%) Lotus
11 10 (1.96%) Splunk
11 10 (1.96%) Sybase
12 9 (1.76%) Sage
13 8 (1.57%) Cisco
14 6 (1.18%) JD Edwards
14 6 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (1.18%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.98%) Alteryx
15 5 (0.98%) Teradata