Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 15 10
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 304 460 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.69% 11.49% 14.65%
As % of the General category 35.85% 31.97% 36.97%
Number of salaries quoted 176 341 467
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £81,875 £76,250 £75,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -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 848 1,439 1,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 35.41% 35.94% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 557 1,076 1,316
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Hatfield +47 49 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Welwyn Garden City +14 48 £75,000 +87.50%
Watford -13 48 £55,000 -15.38% 15
St Albans +15 26 £55,000 -18.52% 12
Stevenage +10 23 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Rickmansworth +8 19 £85,000 +61.90% 5
Letchworth +2 16 £42,500 -24.44% 3
Hemel Hempstead -8 14 £46,000 -3.16% 3
Bishop's Stortford +6 3 £57,500 -
Ware - 3 £60,000 -
Borehamwood +16 2 £52,500 +133.33% 5
Waltham Cross +4 2 £21,000 -53.33%
Hertford -7 1 £42,696 +12.36%
Royston -11 1 - - 4
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 104 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (27.96%) Microsoft
3 83 (27.30%) Problem-Solving
4 69 (22.70%) SQL
5 60 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (18.42%) Project Management
6 56 (18.42%) Azure
7 49 (16.12%) Oracle
8 48 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 47 (15.46%) Scrum
10 41 (13.49%) AWS
10 41 (13.49%) Degree
11 39 (12.83%) ITIL
12 37 (12.17%) SAP
13 33 (10.86%) Service Management
14 30 (9.87%) .NET
14 30 (9.87%) ERP
15 29 (9.54%) JavaScript
15 29 (9.54%) Windows
15 29 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (9.21%) Management Information System
17 27 (8.88%) Java
18 26 (8.55%) Web Services
19 25 (8.22%) C#
19 25 (8.22%) VMware
19 25 (8.22%) Retail
20 24 (7.89%) Coaching
20 24 (7.89%) DevOps
20 24 (7.89%) AngularJS
21 23 (7.57%) Continuous Improvement

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 13 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.62%) Confluence
3 8 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (2.30%) IIS
5 5 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.32%) Apache
7 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (3.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.32%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.33%) Flinto
7 1 (0.33%) InVision
7 1 (0.33%) Sketch
7 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (5.26%) SAP CO
1 16 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 16 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (2.30%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (2.30%) Sage X3
3 6 (1.97%) SAP BPC
4 5 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.64%) Maximo
4 5 (1.64%) SAP MM
4 5 (1.64%) SAP SD
5 4 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (1.32%) Postilion
5 4 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 56 (18.42%) Azure
2 41 (13.49%) AWS
3 10 (3.29%) Power Platform
4 9 (2.96%) Office 365
5 8 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.64%) OneDrive
7 5 (1.64%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.32%) IaaS
8 4 (1.32%) SaaS
9 3 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.99%) Serverless
10 1 (0.33%) Akamai
10 1 (0.33%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.92%) DNS
2 16 (5.26%) Internet
3 13 (4.28%) BIG-IP
4 10 (3.29%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.96%) BGP
5 9 (2.96%) EIGRP
5 9 (2.96%) GLBP
5 9 (2.96%) HTTP
5 9 (2.96%) IPsec
5 9 (2.96%) OSPF
5 9 (2.96%) SSL
5 9 (2.96%) VPN
6 8 (2.63%) HSRP
6 8 (2.63%) Wireless
7 6 (1.97%) WAN
8 5 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.64%) DHCP
8 5 (1.64%) FabricPath
8 5 (1.64%) LAN
8 5 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (5.92%) Big Data
4 17 (5.59%) RDBMS
4 17 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.95%) QlikView
7 10 (3.29%) Power BI
8 8 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.30%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.97%) GIS
10 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.64%) MS Access
11 5 (1.64%) MySQL
11 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.99%) Redis
13 3 (0.99%) TimesTen
Development Applications
1 19 (6.25%) JIRA
2 13 (4.28%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.28%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.30%) Maven
6 5 (1.64%) Gradle
6 5 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (1.64%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.32%) Selenium
8 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.66%) DbUnit
8 2 (0.66%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.66%) TestNG
8 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
General
1 25 (8.22%) Retail
2 22 (7.24%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.93%) Billing
3 15 (4.93%) Legal
4 13 (4.28%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.28%) Marketing
5 8 (2.63%) General Ledger
6 7 (2.30%) Banking
7 5 (1.64%) Advertising
7 5 (1.64%) Local Government
8 4 (1.32%) French Language
8 4 (1.32%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.99%) Games
9 3 (0.99%) Military
10 2 (0.66%) Police
10 2 (0.66%) Social Housing
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 78 (25.66%) Analyst
2 46 (15.13%) Developer
3 41 (13.49%) Business Analyst
4 22 (7.24%) Architect
5 19 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 19 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
6 18 (5.92%) SAP Business Analyst
7 17 (5.59%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (5.59%) Senior Business Analyst
7 17 (5.59%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
8 16 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 15 (4.93%) Applications Support
10 14 (4.61%) IT Manager
11 13 (4.28%) Consultant
11 13 (4.28%) SAP CO Business Analyst
11 13 (4.28%) SAP FI Analyst
11 13 (4.28%) SAP FI Business Analyst
11 13 (4.28%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
12 12 (3.95%) .NET Developer
13 11 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.87%) .NET
2 26 (8.55%) Web Services
3 24 (7.89%) AngularJS
4 20 (6.58%) HTML
5 18 (5.92%) CSS
6 15 (4.93%) RESTful
7 11 (3.62%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.63%) .NET Core
8 8 (2.63%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.63%) D3.js
8 8 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (1.97%) Angular 2
10 6 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (1.97%) React
11 5 (1.64%) REST
11 5 (1.64%) Spring
12 4 (1.32%) MDX
12 4 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (9.21%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.28%) User Experience
4 10 (3.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (3.29%) Internet of Things
5 9 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.30%) Social Media
7 5 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.64%) EPoS
7 5 (1.64%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.32%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.99%) Life Science
9 3 (0.99%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.33%) CMDB
11 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.33%) FMCG
11 1 (0.33%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.33%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.54%) Windows
2 14 (4.61%) Linux
3 9 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.63%) Unix
5 7 (2.30%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.64%) CentOS
6 5 (1.64%) SUSE
6 5 (1.64%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (27.30%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (18.42%) Project Management
4 47 (15.46%) Scrum
5 39 (12.83%) ITIL
6 33 (10.86%) Service Management
7 30 (9.87%) ERP
8 29 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (7.89%) Coaching
9 24 (7.89%) DevOps
10 23 (7.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (6.91%) Analytics
11 21 (6.91%) Business Analysis
11 21 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (6.91%) CRM
11 21 (6.91%) Migration
12 20 (6.58%) Change Management
12 20 (6.58%) E-Commerce
12 20 (6.58%) MVC
12 20 (6.58%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 69 (22.70%) SQL
2 29 (9.54%) JavaScript
3 27 (8.88%) Java
4 25 (8.22%) C#
5 21 (6.91%) Python
6 20 (6.58%) PowerShell
6 20 (6.58%) TypeScript
7 15 (4.93%) PHP
8 9 (2.96%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.96%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.63%) C
10 5 (1.64%) Kotlin
10 5 (1.64%) Ruby
10 5 (1.64%) Scala
11 4 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (1.32%) Go
11 4 (1.32%) VBA
12 3 (0.99%) Erlang
12 3 (0.99%) F#
12 3 (0.99%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 41 (13.49%) Degree
2 9 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (2.96%) MCSE
2 9 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.63%) AWS Certification
3 8 (2.63%) CCNA
4 7 (2.30%) ISEB
4 7 (2.30%) PMP
5 6 (1.97%) Postgraduate
5 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.32%) CREST Certified
6 4 (1.32%) FFIEC
6 4 (1.32%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.99%) RHCE
8 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.66%) OCA
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.33%) MCSA
9 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 15 (4.93%) PMO
3 6 (1.97%) GDPR
3 6 (1.97%) QA
4 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.32%) HIPAA
5 4 (1.32%) ISO 22301
5 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.32%) ITGC
5 4 (1.32%) NIST
5 4 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.32%) SLA
6 3 (0.99%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.99%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.66%) SEPA
8 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.33%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 17 (5.59%) Docker
2 15 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.61%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.97%) VMware NSX
4 6 (1.97%) vSphere
5 5 (1.64%) KVM
6 1 (0.33%) iptables
6 1 (0.33%) NFS
6 1 (0.33%) Postfix
6 1 (0.33%) Samba
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (3.62%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.96%) Puppet
2 9 (2.96%) Terraform
3 8 (2.63%) Ansible
4 6 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.97%) SCCM
4 6 (1.97%) SCOM
4 6 (1.97%) vRealize
5 5 (1.64%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (1.64%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.32%) WSUS
7 3 (0.99%) Grafana
7 3 (0.99%) Graphite
8 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.33%) MIIS
9 1 (0.33%) Munin
9 1 (0.33%) Nagios
9 1 (0.33%) Nessus
9 1 (0.33%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 85 (27.96%) Microsoft
2 49 (16.12%) Oracle
3 37 (12.17%) SAP
4 25 (8.22%) VMware
5 22 (7.24%) F5
6 17 (5.59%) Tableau
7 14 (4.61%) Cisco
8 12 (3.95%) Google
9 10 (3.29%) IBM
10 9 (2.96%) Citrix
10 9 (2.96%) Meraki
10 9 (2.96%) Telstra
11 8 (2.63%) Sage
12 7 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.97%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.64%) ESRI
14 5 (1.64%) hybris
15 4 (1.32%) Cognos
15 4 (1.32%) Informatica
15 4 (1.32%) Red Hat