Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 12 6
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 377 638 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.57% 14.29% 17.37%
As % of the General category 36.43% 39.65% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 280 483 617
Hertfordshire median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,200 £80,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 1,035 1,609 1,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.02% 36.04% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 771 1,264 1,397
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £47,773 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.57% - -

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -4 111 £65,000 +23.81% 12
Welwyn Garden City -2 42 £40,000 +25.00%
Letchworth -3 24 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead +4 18 £40,000 -20.00% 3
St Albans -7 12 £67,500 +12.50% 7
Potters Bar 0 11 £50,000 +13.64% 1
Hatfield +1 10 £45,000 -4.26% 6
Stevenage -7 8 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Radlett - 8 - -
Borehamwood +13 7 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Hitchin +8 6 £75,000 - 2
Kings Langley - 5 £37,500 - 2
Harpenden +4 4 £45,000 -
Waltham Cross - 3 £45,000 - 2
Hertford -4 2 £38,000 +35.71% 2
Rickmansworth -12 2 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £35,000 -
Broxbourne - 1 £75,000 - 1
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 105 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 94 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (19.63%) SQL Server
4 70 (18.57%) SQL
5 67 (17.77%) Windows
5 67 (17.77%) Analytical Skills
6 57 (15.12%) .NET
7 55 (14.59%) JavaScript
8 53 (14.06%) Project Management
9 49 (13.00%) Oracle
10 47 (12.47%) Java
10 47 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
11 45 (11.94%) Scrum
12 42 (11.14%) C#
13 40 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
14 39 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (9.81%) SAP
16 32 (8.49%) TDD
17 31 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
17 31 (8.22%) XML
18 30 (7.96%) MVC
18 30 (7.96%) CSS
18 30 (7.96%) HTML
18 30 (7.96%) Marketing
18 30 (7.96%) Degree
19 28 (7.43%) Linux
19 28 (7.43%) Data Centre
20 27 (7.16%) Microsoft Excel
20 27 (7.16%) SharePoint Server
21 26 (6.90%) Active Directory

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 27 (7.16%) SharePoint Server
2 15 (3.98%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.12%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.59%) CMS
4 6 (1.59%) JBoss
4 6 (1.59%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.06%) Drupal
5 4 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.80%) Confluence
6 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.80%) Jetty
6 3 (0.80%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (7.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.59%) FrameMaker
5 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) HipChat
7 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.18%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (2.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (2.39%) SAP HR
4 8 (2.12%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (1.33%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (1.06%) SAP CO
6 4 (1.06%) SAP FI
6 4 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (1.06%) SAP HCM
6 4 (1.06%) SAP Payroll
6 4 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (1.06%) StreamServe
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.80%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.80%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.80%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.80%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.98%) SaaS
4 9 (2.39%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.33%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (1.06%) npm
7 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.04%) DNS
2 16 (4.24%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (4.24%) DHCP
3 14 (3.71%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.45%) LAN
5 8 (2.12%) Ethernet
5 8 (2.12%) Internet
5 8 (2.12%) Network Security
5 8 (2.12%) Wireless
6 7 (1.86%) HTTP
7 4 (1.06%) ATM
8 3 (0.80%) FabricPath
8 3 (0.80%) Firewall
8 3 (0.80%) SAN
8 3 (0.80%) Skype
8 3 (0.80%) VLAN
8 3 (0.80%) WAN
9 2 (0.53%) ADSL
9 2 (0.53%) NAS
9 2 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (5.57%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.71%) MongoDB
4 13 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (2.65%) Power BI
8 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.86%) RavenDB
10 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.59%) MySQL
12 5 (1.33%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.33%) QlikView
12 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 15 (3.98%) JIRA
2 14 (3.71%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.65%) Maven
4 8 (2.12%) Selenium
5 7 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (1.33%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.33%) Jasmine
7 5 (1.33%) JBehave
7 5 (1.33%) webpack
8 4 (1.06%) gulp
8 4 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.06%) NUnit
8 4 (1.06%) Xcode
9 3 (0.80%) Gradle
9 3 (0.80%) Hudson
9 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.80%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (7.96%) Marketing
2 22 (5.84%) Retail
3 19 (5.04%) Banking
4 18 (4.77%) Legal
5 12 (3.18%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.59%) Back Office
6 6 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.33%) Billing
8 4 (1.06%) Local Government
9 3 (0.80%) Advertising
9 3 (0.80%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.53%) Automotive
10 2 (0.53%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (18.30%) Analyst
2 65 (17.24%) Developer
3 31 (8.22%) Project Manager
4 24 (6.37%) Systems Engineer
4 24 (6.37%) Technical Leader
5 22 (5.84%) Consultant
5 22 (5.84%) Support Analyst
6 18 (4.77%) Business Manager
6 18 (4.77%) Financial Analyst
6 18 (4.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 17 (4.51%) .NET Developer
8 16 (4.24%) Architect
8 16 (4.24%) C# Developer
9 14 (3.71%) IT Manager
9 14 (3.71%) Senior Developer
10 13 (3.45%) Applications Support
10 13 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
11 12 (3.18%) Administrator
12 11 (2.92%) Development Manager
12 11 (2.92%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.12%) .NET
2 31 (8.22%) XML
3 30 (7.96%) CSS
3 30 (7.96%) HTML
4 24 (6.37%) ASP.NET
5 20 (5.31%) AngularJS
6 19 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (4.24%) HTML5
8 15 (3.98%) Java EE
9 13 (3.45%) .NET Framework
10 12 (3.18%) CSS3
10 12 (3.18%) jQuery
10 12 (3.18%) REST
10 12 (3.18%) Web Services
11 10 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 9 (2.39%) JSON
12 9 (2.39%) React
12 9 (2.39%) RESTful
13 8 (2.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (17.77%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.43%) Data Centre
3 24 (6.37%) Fintech
4 18 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (4.24%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (3.71%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.18%) Public Cloud
7 12 (3.18%) User Experience
8 11 (2.92%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.39%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.12%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.86%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.33%) EPoS
12 5 (1.33%) FMCG
12 5 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.33%) PKI
12 5 (1.33%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
13 4 (1.06%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 67 (17.77%) Windows
2 28 (7.43%) Linux
3 20 (5.31%) Unix
3 20 (5.31%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.18%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.18%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.12%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.06%) Android
7 4 (1.06%) zOS
8 3 (0.80%) CentOS
8 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (14.06%) Project Management
3 45 (11.94%) Scrum
4 40 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (8.49%) TDD
7 30 (7.96%) MVC
8 25 (6.63%) ERP
9 24 (6.37%) SDLC
9 24 (6.37%) Software Engineering
10 23 (6.10%) Change Management
11 22 (5.84%) Business Analysis
11 22 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (5.57%) Test Automation
12 21 (5.57%) Web Application Development
13 20 (5.31%) Service Delivery
13 20 (5.31%) Time Management
14 19 (5.04%) BDD
14 19 (5.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 70 (18.57%) SQL
2 55 (14.59%) JavaScript
3 47 (12.47%) Java
4 42 (11.14%) C#
5 14 (3.71%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.71%) TypeScript
6 10 (2.65%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.39%) C
7 9 (2.39%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.86%) Apex Code
8 7 (1.86%) Python
9 6 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.59%) XPath
10 5 (1.33%) ANSI SQL
10 5 (1.33%) ES6
10 5 (1.33%) Java 8
10 5 (1.33%) Ruby
10 5 (1.33%) VBA
11 4 (1.06%) Assembly Language
11 4 (1.06%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 30 (7.96%) Degree
2 22 (5.84%) MCSE
2 22 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (5.04%) MCSA
4 10 (2.65%) MCP
5 8 (2.12%) A+ Certification
5 8 (2.12%) ACDT
5 8 (2.12%) ACHDS
5 8 (2.12%) ACTC
5 8 (2.12%) ISEB
5 8 (2.12%) MCDST
5 8 (2.12%) MCSM
5 8 (2.12%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (1.06%) CISA
6 4 (1.06%) CISM
6 4 (1.06%) CISSP
6 4 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.80%) PMP
8 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.77%) PMO
2 12 (3.18%) SLA
3 9 (2.39%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.86%) QA
5 6 (1.59%) GDPR
6 4 (1.06%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.53%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 26 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.84%) Docker
3 10 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.80%) NFS
6 3 (0.80%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.80%) vSphere
7 2 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (6.10%) vRealize
1 23 (6.10%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 15 (3.98%) Kubernetes
3 14 (3.71%) SCOM
4 3 (0.80%) Ansible
4 3 (0.80%) Grafana
4 3 (0.80%) SCCM
4 3 (0.80%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.80%) Terraform
5 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.53%) Puppet
6 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.27%) Mesos
6 1 (0.27%) Rancher
6 1 (0.27%) yum
Vendors
1 105 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 49 (13.00%) Oracle
3 37 (9.81%) SAP
4 26 (6.90%) Cisco
5 24 (6.37%) VMware
6 15 (3.98%) Splunk
7 10 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.39%) Cognos
8 9 (2.39%) Remedy
9 8 (2.12%) Apple
9 8 (2.12%) Citrix
9 8 (2.12%) IBM
9 8 (2.12%) Lotus
10 6 (1.59%) Sybase
10 6 (1.59%) Tableau
11 5 (1.33%) HP
12 4 (1.06%) Google
12 4 (1.06%) Planview
12 4 (1.06%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.06%) Xamarin