Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 7 2
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 555 719 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.15% 16.58% 19.27%
As % of the General category 31.82% 40.03% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 444 586 765
Hertfordshire median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £33,825 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -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 1,744 1,796 2,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.19% 41.41% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,341 1,450 1,694
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,625 £73,750
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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -8 110 £57,500 +4.55% 4
St Albans +19 63 £67,500 +22.73% 9
Welwyn Garden City -29 35 £40,000 +25.00% 5
Stevenage -4 32 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Hemel Hempstead -13 30 £42,000 +6.33% 6
Hatfield -22 28 £55,000 - 5
Rickmansworth -4 26 £57,500 +12.20% 2
Harpenden - 19 £45,000 -
Hertford +15 14 £38,000 -10.43% 2
Royston - 8 £42,500 - 3
Bishop's Stortford -3 6 £57,500 +15.00%
Tring +1 5 £65,000 +36.84%
Potters Bar -18 5 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Radlett - 4 - -
Borehamwood +18 3 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Waltham Cross - 3 £45,000 - 1
Hitchin +14 2 £40,000 -43.66%
Kings Langley - 2 £45,000 -
Letchworth -12 1 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £31,000 -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 190 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (25.23%) SQL
3 102 (18.38%) JavaScript
4 99 (17.84%) AngularJS
5 97 (17.48%) C#
5 97 (17.48%) HTML
6 95 (17.12%) Java
7 93 (16.76%) CSS
8 91 (16.40%) .NET
9 89 (16.04%) Scrum
10 79 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
11 72 (12.97%) TDD
12 71 (12.79%) XML
13 70 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 70 (12.61%) Project Management
14 67 (12.07%) HTML5
15 66 (11.89%) MVC
15 66 (11.89%) ASP.NET
15 66 (11.89%) SQL Server
16 65 (11.71%) Oracle
16 65 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
17 59 (10.63%) Degree
18 58 (10.45%) SAP
19 56 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
20 54 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
21 51 (9.19%) ERP
22 50 (9.01%) Microsoft
23 48 (8.65%) MongoDB
24 46 (8.29%) Retail
25 42 (7.57%) CSS3

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 19 (3.42%) Tomcat
2 18 (3.24%) SharePoint Server
3 15 (2.70%) Confluence
4 12 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (1.62%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.44%) SAS
8 5 (0.90%) Apache
9 4 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.72%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.54%) Drupal
10 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.36%) CMS
11 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.36%) JBoss
11 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.98%) Chatbot
4 11 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.90%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (3.24%) Oracle EBS
1 18 (3.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (2.52%) Oracle Payables
2 14 (2.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 13 (2.34%) Oracle Assets
3 13 (2.34%) SAP CO
3 13 (2.34%) SAP FI
3 13 (2.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (1.80%) SAP BPC
4 10 (1.80%) SAP GRC
5 9 (1.62%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (1.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (1.44%) Cognos TM1
6 8 (1.44%) NetSuite
6 8 (1.44%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.72%) Maximo
9 4 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (5.23%) SaaS
4 19 (3.42%) npm
5 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.36%) Office 365
6 2 (0.36%) Serverless
6 2 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) Force.com
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.14%) HTTP
2 16 (2.88%) SMS
3 12 (2.16%) VPN
4 9 (1.62%) PBX
5 7 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.08%) Wireless
7 5 (0.90%) LAN
8 4 (0.72%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.72%) Internet
9 2 (0.36%) Broadband
9 2 (0.36%) DHCP
9 2 (0.36%) Firewall
9 2 (0.36%) VoIP
10 1 (0.18%) DNS
10 1 (0.18%) DSL
10 1 (0.18%) MPLS
10 1 (0.18%) OSPF
10 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.18%) WAN
10 1 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.65%) MongoDB
3 31 (5.59%) RavenDB
3 31 (5.59%) SQL Server 2016
4 20 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (3.42%) Big Data
6 17 (3.06%) MySQL
7 16 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (2.34%) Oracle Database
9 13 (2.34%) Redis
10 12 (2.16%) Power BI
10 12 (2.16%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.44%) Data Mining
12 8 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 39 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 36 (6.49%) JIRA
2 36 (6.49%) Selenium
3 20 (3.60%) Cucumber
4 19 (3.42%) gulp
4 19 (3.42%) Jasmine
4 19 (3.42%) Karma Test Runner
4 19 (3.42%) webpack
5 13 (2.34%) Maven
5 13 (2.34%) WebDriver
6 12 (2.16%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.08%) JMeter
7 6 (1.08%) JUnit
7 6 (1.08%) Robot Framework
7 6 (1.08%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.90%) JBehave
8 5 (0.90%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (8.29%) Retail
2 32 (5.77%) Banking
3 29 (5.23%) Marketing
4 26 (4.68%) Advertising
5 25 (4.50%) Legal
6 20 (3.60%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.70%) General Ledger
7 15 (2.70%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.80%) Automotive
9 6 (1.08%) Billing
10 5 (0.90%) Back Office
11 3 (0.54%) Local Government
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.18%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Military
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 137 (24.68%) Developer
2 101 (18.20%) Analyst
3 58 (10.45%) Project Manager
4 52 (9.37%) Consultant
5 44 (7.93%) .NET Developer
6 39 (7.03%) Business Analyst
7 37 (6.67%) Architect
7 37 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 31 (5.59%) .NET Developer - Fintech
9 25 (4.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 23 (4.14%) Business Manager
11 22 (3.96%) Implementation Consultant
12 21 (3.78%) Development Manager
12 21 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
12 21 (3.78%) Junior
12 21 (3.78%) SAP Analyst
12 21 (3.78%) Senior Consultant
13 19 (3.42%) Angular Developer
14 18 (3.24%) HTML CSS Developer
14 18 (3.24%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (17.84%) AngularJS
2 97 (17.48%) HTML
3 93 (16.76%) CSS
4 91 (16.40%) .NET
5 71 (12.79%) XML
6 67 (12.07%) HTML5
7 66 (11.89%) ASP.NET
8 42 (7.57%) CSS3
9 39 (7.03%) Spring
10 36 (6.49%) .NET Framework
11 35 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 31 (5.59%) REST
14 26 (4.68%) Hibernate
14 26 (4.68%) RESTful
15 23 (4.14%) jQuery
15 23 (4.14%) React
16 22 (3.96%) Sass
17 21 (3.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 79 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.85%) Fintech
3 27 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.78%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.42%) Media Streaming
6 16 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.52%) Driving Licence
8 13 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (2.16%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.98%) Robotics
11 10 (1.80%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.08%) FMCG
13 6 (1.08%) PMI
13 6 (1.08%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.08%) Spread Betting
14 5 (0.90%) User Experience
14 5 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.49%) Linux
1 36 (6.49%) Windows
2 27 (4.86%) Unix
3 15 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.08%) Android
5 6 (1.08%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.54%) Solaris
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) AIX
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (16.04%) Scrum
3 72 (12.97%) TDD
4 70 (12.61%) Project Management
4 70 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (11.89%) MVC
6 56 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
7 54 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
8 51 (9.19%) ERP
9 41 (7.39%) Waterfall
10 39 (7.03%) Web Application Development
11 38 (6.85%) SDLC
12 35 (6.31%) Software Delivery
13 34 (6.13%) Validation
14 33 (5.95%) Asset Management
14 33 (5.95%) Front End Development
14 33 (5.95%) Test Automation
15 32 (5.77%) CRM
15 32 (5.77%) Wealth Management
16 31 (5.59%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 140 (25.23%) SQL
2 102 (18.38%) JavaScript
3 97 (17.48%) C#
4 95 (17.12%) Java
5 34 (6.13%) TypeScript
6 27 (4.86%) VBA
7 22 (3.96%) Apex Code
7 22 (3.96%) Python
8 21 (3.78%) PL/SQL
8 21 (3.78%) T-SQL
9 20 (3.60%) ES6
10 14 (2.52%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.16%) PHP
11 12 (2.16%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.98%) R
13 10 (1.80%) Ruby
14 9 (1.62%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.26%) Java 8
16 6 (1.08%) C++
17 3 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (10.63%) Degree
2 17 (3.06%) ISEB
3 12 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.80%) HND
6 6 (1.08%) MCP
6 6 (1.08%) MCSE
6 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.08%) PMP
7 5 (0.90%) AAT
7 5 (0.90%) ACCA
7 5 (0.90%) CIMA
7 5 (0.90%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.72%) A+ Certification
8 4 (0.72%) ACTC
8 4 (0.72%) MCDST
8 4 (0.72%) MCSA
8 4 (0.72%) MCSM
8 4 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.06%) SLA
2 16 (2.88%) QA
3 11 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.98%) PMO
4 5 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.54%) COBIT
6 3 (0.54%) GDPR
7 2 (0.36%) RMADS
7 2 (0.36%) SEPA
8 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.36%) Docker
4 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (2.16%) Graphite
2 7 (1.26%) Ansible
3 6 (1.08%) Puppet
4 5 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.72%) Consul
5 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.54%) Terraform
7 2 (0.36%) Grafana
7 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.18%) Kibana
8 1 (0.18%) MOM
8 1 (0.18%) OpenView
8 1 (0.18%) Rancher
8 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (11.71%) Oracle
2 58 (10.45%) SAP
3 50 (9.01%) Microsoft
4 26 (4.68%) Tableau
5 25 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (3.78%) VMware
7 17 (3.06%) Citrix
8 13 (2.34%) Sage
9 12 (2.16%) MicroStrategy
9 12 (2.16%) Teradata
10 11 (1.98%) Alteryx
11 10 (1.80%) Veeam
12 9 (1.62%) Cognos
13 8 (1.44%) Cisco
13 8 (1.44%) Epicor
13 8 (1.44%) Infor
13 8 (1.44%) JD Edwards
14 7 (1.26%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.08%) IBM
15 6 (1.08%) Sybase