Period
to 2 July 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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 177 339 579
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.30% 11.46% 12.44%
As % of the General category 35.47% 34.14% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 167 255 509
Median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% -16.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £39,513 £32,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £76,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%

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 499 993 1,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 40.31% 33.57% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 382 707 1,465
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -4.04% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +20 37 £67,500 +50.00% 4
Watford -8 19 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Hatfield +15 13 £72,500 +26.09% 2
Borehamwood +4 12 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Letchworth -3 8 £40,000 -15.79%
Hemel Hempstead -4 6 £39,513 -1.22% 1
Rickmansworth +6 5 £80,000 +45.45%
Welwyn Garden City -10 3 £41,250 -41.07%
Potters Bar 0 2 £76,250 +45.24% 6
Hertford +5 1 £37,500 -12.17%
Hitchin +5 1 - -
Kings Langley - 1 £39,000 -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 57 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.60%) .NET
3 39 (22.03%) C#
4 38 (21.47%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (19.77%) Scrum
7 34 (19.21%) Azure
8 33 (18.64%) Microsoft
9 31 (17.51%) Legal
10 30 (16.95%) Project Management
10 30 (16.95%) AngularJS
11 29 (16.38%) JavaScript
12 28 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (15.25%) TypeScript
14 25 (14.12%) Oracle
15 24 (13.56%) SQL
16 23 (12.99%) SQL Server
16 23 (12.99%) Web Development
16 23 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (11.86%) Unit Testing
18 20 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
19 19 (10.73%) SAP
19 19 (10.73%) AWS
19 19 (10.73%) IT Strategy
20 18 (10.17%) Coaching
20 18 (10.17%) RESTful
20 18 (10.17%) Analytics
20 18 (10.17%) HTML
21 17 (9.60%) CSS
21 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel

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 11 (6.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (2.82%) Confluence
3 1 (0.56%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (5.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.82%) Adobe XD
4 5 (2.82%) InVision
4 5 (2.82%) Zeplin
5 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (7.91%) SAP CO
1 14 (7.91%) SAP FI
1 14 (7.91%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (7.34%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 5 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (2.26%) Exchequer
4 4 (2.26%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 4 (2.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 4 (2.26%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 4 (2.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 4 (2.26%) SAP MM
4 4 (2.26%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.69%) Maximo
6 2 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.13%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.56%) MultiFonds
7 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 34 (19.21%) Azure
2 19 (10.73%) AWS
3 12 (6.78%) GCP
4 11 (6.21%) Serverless
5 8 (4.52%) Power Platform
6 5 (2.82%) GitHub
6 5 (2.82%) npm
7 1 (0.56%) Akamai
7 1 (0.56%) FinancialForce
7 1 (0.56%) Office 365
7 1 (0.56%) PaaS
7 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) DNS
1 3 (1.69%) HTTP
2 2 (1.13%) LAN
2 2 (1.13%) WAN
3 1 (0.56%) 802.11
3 1 (0.56%) BGP
3 1 (0.56%) DHCP
3 1 (0.56%) DWDM
3 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.56%) IGRP
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) MPLS
3 1 (0.56%) OSPF
3 1 (0.56%) PBX
3 1 (0.56%) SNMP
3 1 (0.56%) SSL
3 1 (0.56%) VoIP
3 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.52%) Big Data
3 8 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.52%) Power BI
4 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.26%) QlikView
5 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.69%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.69%) GIS
6 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.13%) DB2
7 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.13%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (9.04%) JIRA
2 10 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.08%) Jasmine
3 9 (5.08%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (4.52%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.39%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.82%) Axure RP
6 5 (2.82%) Balsamiq
6 5 (2.82%) Selenium
7 4 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.26%) PeopleTools
7 4 (2.26%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.69%) Postman
8 3 (1.69%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.69%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.13%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.56%) Zephyr
General
1 31 (17.51%) Legal
2 15 (8.47%) Banking
3 9 (5.08%) Marketing
4 8 (4.52%) Law
5 6 (3.39%) Back Office
6 5 (2.82%) Retail
7 3 (1.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (20.90%) Architect
2 36 (20.34%) Developer
3 20 (11.30%) Analyst
4 16 (9.04%) Consultant
5 15 (8.47%) Lead Developer
6 14 (7.91%) SAP CO Consultant
6 14 (7.91%) SAP Consultant
6 14 (7.91%) SAP FI Consultant
6 14 (7.91%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 13 (7.34%) .NET Developer
7 13 (7.34%) Enterprise Architect
8 12 (6.78%) Data Architect
9 11 (6.21%) Team Leader
10 9 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.52%) Business Process Trainer
11 8 (4.52%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.52%) Trainer
12 7 (3.95%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.95%) Senior Architect
13 6 (3.39%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.60%) .NET
2 30 (16.95%) AngularJS
3 23 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (10.17%) HTML
4 18 (10.17%) RESTful
5 17 (9.60%) CSS
5 17 (9.60%) Node.js
6 16 (9.04%) Angular 2
7 13 (7.34%) .NET Core
7 13 (7.34%) REST
7 13 (7.34%) Web Services
8 11 (6.21%) Vue.js
9 9 (5.08%) Middleware
9 9 (5.08%) Oracle Fusion
9 9 (5.08%) Sass
10 8 (4.52%) ASP.NET
10 8 (4.52%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (3.95%) HTML5
11 7 (3.95%) XML
12 5 (2.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.47%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.60%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.39%) User Experience
4 4 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.26%) Social Media
5 2 (1.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.13%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) AS400
6 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.56%) FMCG
6 1 (0.56%) iSeries
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.95%) Windows
2 3 (1.69%) Linux
2 3 (1.69%) Unix
3 1 (0.56%) AIX
3 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Solaris
3 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (19.77%) Scrum
4 30 (16.95%) Project Management
5 28 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (12.99%) Web Development
7 21 (11.86%) Unit Testing
8 20 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (10.73%) IT Strategy
10 18 (10.17%) Analytics
10 18 (10.17%) Coaching
11 16 (9.04%) CRM
11 16 (9.04%) ERP
11 16 (9.04%) SDLC
11 16 (9.04%) Strategic Roadmap
11 16 (9.04%) TDD
12 15 (8.47%) Decision-Making
12 15 (8.47%) Due Diligence
12 15 (8.47%) Innovative Thinking
12 15 (8.47%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.03%) C#
2 29 (16.38%) JavaScript
3 27 (15.25%) TypeScript
4 24 (13.56%) SQL
5 10 (5.65%) Java
6 8 (4.52%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.95%) Python
8 5 (2.82%) ES6
8 5 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.26%) F#
9 4 (2.26%) PeopleCode
9 4 (2.26%) Ruby
9 4 (2.26%) SQR
9 4 (2.26%) VB
9 4 (2.26%) VBA
10 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.56%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) COBOL
10 1 (0.56%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 8 (4.52%) Degree
2 6 (3.39%) ISEB
3 3 (1.69%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.69%) MBCS
4 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.56%) ACCA
5 1 (0.56%) APMG
5 1 (0.56%) CCNP
5 1 (0.56%) CIMA
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) PMO
3 1 (0.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (3.95%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
1 1 (0.56%) vCenter Server
1 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.12%) Oracle
3 19 (10.73%) SAP
4 7 (3.95%) IBM
5 6 (3.39%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.39%) Tableau
6 5 (2.82%) Adobe
7 4 (2.26%) hybris
7 4 (2.26%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.69%) ESRI
9 2 (1.13%) Cisco
9 2 (1.13%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.56%) Arista
10 1 (0.56%) Aruba
10 1 (0.56%) F5
10 1 (0.56%) Meraki
10 1 (0.56%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.56%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.56%) Tufin
10 1 (0.56%) Zscaler