Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 21 11
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 281 316 662
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.64% 9.85% 13.29%
As % of the General category 37.82% 31.85% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 230 259 562
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.41% +2.86%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £76,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 743 992 1,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.70% 30.91% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 542 786 1,528
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £32,050 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Hertfordshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Finance in Hertfordshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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
St Albans +19 60 £90,000 +89.47% 7
Watford +6 49 £50,000 -16.67% 3
Hatfield +49 31 £63,750 +15.91% 2
Borehamwood -2 14 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Letchworth -7 13 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Hemel Hempstead +10 8 £39,513 -12.19% 1
Rickmansworth +7 8 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City +18 4 £54,375 +42.60% 1
Royston -2 3 £80,000 -
Ware - 3 £60,000 -
Stevenage +12 2 £25,000 -48.45%
Kings Langley +1 2 £39,000 +4.00%
Potters Bar -7 2 £45,000 +2.27% 8
Hitchin -2 1 - -
Hertford - 1 £37,500 - 1
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 83 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (23.84%) Legal
3 66 (23.49%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (20.28%) Microsoft
4 57 (20.28%) Project Management
5 54 (19.22%) Azure
6 52 (18.51%) AWS
7 49 (17.44%) AngularJS
8 47 (16.73%) JavaScript
9 46 (16.37%) C#
9 46 (16.37%) .NET
9 46 (16.37%) Scrum
10 45 (16.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 45 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
11 44 (15.66%) Unit Testing
12 42 (14.95%) TypeScript
12 42 (14.95%) Oracle
13 41 (14.59%) Innovative Thinking
13 41 (14.59%) Due Diligence
14 35 (12.46%) SQL
14 35 (12.46%) SAP
14 35 (12.46%) Coaching
15 34 (12.10%) Node.js
16 33 (11.74%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (11.74%) ERP
16 33 (11.74%) Angular 2
17 32 (11.39%) Migration
17 32 (11.39%) JIRA
18 29 (10.32%) Data Migration
19 28 (9.96%) TDD

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 23 (8.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (7.12%) Confluence
3 4 (1.42%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.07%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.71%) IIS
5 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (5.34%) Adobe XD
3 15 (5.34%) InVision
3 15 (5.34%) Zeplin
4 12 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (4.98%) Oracle EBS R12
1 14 (4.98%) Oracle ERP
1 14 (4.98%) SAP CO
1 14 (4.98%) SAP FI
1 14 (4.98%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (4.63%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 12 (4.27%) SAP MM
3 12 (4.27%) SAP SD
4 5 (1.78%) Sage X3
5 4 (1.42%) Exchequer
5 4 (1.42%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 4 (1.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (1.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 4 (1.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 4 (1.42%) ResourceLink
5 4 (1.42%) SAP BPC
6 3 (1.07%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.71%) Maximo
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 54 (19.22%) Azure
2 52 (18.51%) AWS
3 23 (8.19%) Serverless
4 19 (6.76%) GCP
5 15 (5.34%) GitHub
5 15 (5.34%) npm
6 10 (3.56%) Power Platform
7 7 (2.49%) Office 365
8 5 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.07%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (1.07%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.07%) IaaS
10 2 (0.71%) SaaS
11 1 (0.36%) Akamai
11 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.36%) FinancialForce
11 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.91%) DNS
2 7 (2.49%) Internet
2 7 (2.49%) LAN
3 6 (2.14%) DHCP
4 5 (1.78%) Converged Networks
4 5 (1.78%) Network Security
4 5 (1.78%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.42%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.42%) WAN
6 3 (1.07%) HTTP
6 3 (1.07%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.07%) VLAN
6 3 (1.07%) VoIP
7 2 (0.71%) ATM
8 1 (0.36%) 802.11
8 1 (0.36%) Extranet
8 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.36%) SNMP
8 1 (0.36%) SSL
8 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.41%) Big Data
3 10 (3.56%) Power BI
3 10 (3.56%) QlikView
4 8 (2.85%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.49%) MySQL
5 7 (2.49%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.42%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.07%) DB2
9 3 (1.07%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.07%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 32 (11.39%) JIRA
2 20 (7.12%) Jasmine
2 20 (7.12%) Karma Test Runner
3 17 (6.05%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.34%) Axure RP
4 15 (5.34%) Balsamiq
5 12 (4.27%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (3.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (3.20%) Selenium
9 6 (2.14%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.78%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.42%) PeopleTools
12 3 (1.07%) Postman
12 3 (1.07%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.07%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 67 (23.84%) Legal
2 14 (4.98%) Law
3 13 (4.63%) Banking
3 13 (4.63%) Retail
4 8 (2.85%) Marketing
5 7 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.78%) Back Office
7 4 (1.42%) French Language
7 4 (1.42%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.07%) Advertising
8 3 (1.07%) Billing
9 2 (0.71%) German Language
9 2 (0.71%) Social Housing
9 2 (0.71%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (16.37%) Architect
2 45 (16.01%) Analyst
3 36 (12.81%) Developer
4 24 (8.54%) Consultant
5 20 (7.12%) Team Leader
6 19 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (6.05%) Enterprise Architect
8 16 (5.69%) Business Analyst
9 15 (5.34%) Lead Developer
10 14 (4.98%) Applications Specialist
10 14 (4.98%) Business Process Trainer
10 14 (4.98%) Oracle Specialist
10 14 (4.98%) SAP CO Consultant
10 14 (4.98%) SAP Consultant
10 14 (4.98%) SAP FI Consultant
10 14 (4.98%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 14 (4.98%) Trainer
11 13 (4.63%) Data Architect
11 13 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (4.27%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.44%) AngularJS
2 46 (16.37%) .NET
3 34 (12.10%) Node.js
4 33 (11.74%) Angular 2
5 27 (9.61%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (9.61%) HTML
6 25 (8.90%) CSS
7 22 (7.83%) RESTful
8 21 (7.47%) Vue.js
9 20 (7.12%) JSON
9 20 (7.12%) REST
9 20 (7.12%) Sass
10 18 (6.41%) HTML5
11 17 (6.05%) Oracle Fusion
12 15 (5.34%) CSS3
12 15 (5.34%) LESS
13 13 (4.63%) Web Services
13 13 (4.63%) XML
14 12 (4.27%) Middleware
15 11 (3.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.25%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (2.49%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.49%) Social Media
3 7 (2.49%) User Experience
4 6 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.07%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.07%) FMCG
6 3 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.07%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.07%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.71%) Industry 4.0
7 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.71%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.36%) BBC
8 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.36%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.20%) Windows
2 5 (1.78%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.42%) Unix
4 2 (0.71%) Linux
4 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (0.71%) zOS
5 1 (0.36%) AIX
5 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (23.49%) Problem-Solving
3 57 (20.28%) Project Management
4 46 (16.37%) Scrum
5 45 (16.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (15.66%) Unit Testing
7 41 (14.59%) Due Diligence
7 41 (14.59%) Innovative Thinking
8 35 (12.46%) Coaching
9 33 (11.74%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (11.74%) ERP
10 32 (11.39%) Migration
11 29 (10.32%) Data Migration
12 28 (9.96%) TDD
12 28 (9.96%) Technical Leadership
13 27 (9.61%) Web Development
14 26 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (9.25%) SDLC
15 23 (8.19%) SOA
15 23 (8.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.73%) JavaScript
2 46 (16.37%) C#
3 42 (14.95%) TypeScript
4 35 (12.46%) SQL
5 25 (8.90%) Java
6 16 (5.69%) ES6
7 14 (4.98%) Python
8 10 (3.56%) F#
8 10 (3.56%) Ruby
9 8 (2.85%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.14%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.78%) VB
11 5 (1.78%) VBA
12 4 (1.42%) PeopleCode
12 4 (1.42%) PHP
12 4 (1.42%) SQR
13 2 (0.71%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.71%) COBOL
13 2 (0.71%) VBScript
14 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (4.27%) Degree
2 7 (2.49%) ISEB
3 3 (1.07%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.07%) MBCS
4 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.36%) ACCA
5 1 (0.36%) APMG
5 1 (0.36%) CCNP
5 1 (0.36%) CIMA
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.36%) IIBA
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.42%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) CDISC
2 3 (1.07%) HL7
3 2 (0.71%) GDPR
3 2 (0.71%) PMO
3 2 (0.71%) SEPA
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.49%) Docker
2 7 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.78%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.07%) vSphere
4 3 (1.07%) XenApp
5 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.78%) Terraform
2 4 (1.42%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.07%) WSUS
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 42 (14.95%) Oracle
3 35 (12.46%) SAP
4 15 (5.34%) Adobe
5 12 (4.27%) hybris
5 12 (4.27%) Tableau
6 11 (3.91%) VMware
7 9 (3.20%) IBM
8 6 (2.14%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.14%) Sage
9 4 (1.42%) Cisco
9 4 (1.42%) Citrix
9 4 (1.42%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.07%) Mitel
10 3 (1.07%) Talend
10 3 (1.07%) Telstra
10 3 (1.07%) Zend
11 2 (0.71%) IFS
11 2 (0.71%) Workday