Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 8 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 629 710 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.27% 16.72% 17.96%
As % of the General category 34.37% 42.04% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 521 606 763
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%

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 1,830 1,689 2,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.61% 39.78% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,474 1,405 1,767
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,600 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -8 121 £55,000 -4.35% 9
St Albans +13 65 £67,500 +25.58% 8
Rickmansworth +2 49 £56,000 -20.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead -5 43 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Hatfield -18 35 £55,000 - 3
Harpenden - 31 £45,000 -
Stevenage +4 29 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Welwyn Garden City -25 27 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Letchworth -8 17 £62,500 +42.86% 3
Hertford +12 14 £28,000 -34.12% 4
Tring - 9 £65,000 -
Royston - 5 £45,000 - 3
Bishop's Stortford -7 4 £43,750 -12.50%
Borehamwood - 3 £40,000 - 1
Potters Bar -21 2 £85,000 +88.89% 2
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £31,000 -
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 - 1
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 238 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (22.26%) AngularJS
3 136 (21.62%) HTML
4 132 (20.99%) JavaScript
5 129 (20.51%) CSS
6 128 (20.35%) SQL
7 121 (19.24%) C#
8 118 (18.76%) Java
9 115 (18.28%) .NET
10 107 (17.01%) Scrum
11 100 (15.90%) TDD
12 92 (14.63%) Project Management
13 88 (13.99%) ASP.NET
13 88 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
14 84 (13.35%) MVC
15 82 (13.04%) HTML5
16 79 (12.56%) Oracle
17 74 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
18 73 (11.61%) XML
19 71 (11.29%) ERP
20 65 (10.33%) SQL Server
21 64 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
22 63 (10.02%) Microsoft Azure
23 62 (9.86%) SAP
24 60 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
25 59 (9.38%) Degree
26 57 (9.06%) Spring
26 57 (9.06%) Linux
26 57 (9.06%) MongoDB
27 56 (8.90%) Git (software)

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 (4.29%) Confluence
2 23 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.02%) SharePoint Server
4 15 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.43%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.11%) Apache
7 5 (0.79%) Drupal
8 4 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.48%) SAS
10 2 (0.32%) CMS
10 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.16%) TPMS
Applications
1 22 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.75%) Chatbot
4 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 18 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (2.23%) Oracle Assets
2 14 (2.23%) Oracle Payables
2 14 (2.23%) Oracle Receivables
2 14 (2.23%) SAP BPC
3 13 (2.07%) NetSuite
3 13 (2.07%) SAP FI
4 10 (1.59%) SAP CO
4 10 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (1.59%) SAP GRC
5 9 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.64%) C-CURE
8 4 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.48%) Infor LN
9 3 (0.48%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 63 (10.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (4.93%) npm
4 28 (4.45%) SaaS
5 4 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.32%) Akamai
7 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.32%) Office 365
7 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) Force.com
8 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.16%) Serverless
8 1 (0.16%) Slack
8 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.41%) HTTP
2 25 (3.97%) VPN
3 13 (2.07%) SMS
4 12 (1.91%) Firewall
5 10 (1.59%) PBX
6 6 (0.95%) LAN
6 6 (0.95%) WAN
7 5 (0.79%) DHCP
8 4 (0.64%) DNS
8 4 (0.64%) Wireless
8 4 (0.64%) WLAN
9 3 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.48%) Cisco Firepower
9 3 (0.48%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (0.48%) Internet
9 3 (0.48%) MPLS
9 3 (0.48%) Network Security
9 3 (0.48%) OSPF
10 2 (0.32%) BGP
10 2 (0.32%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 57 (9.06%) MongoDB
3 33 (5.25%) RavenDB
3 33 (5.25%) SQL Server 2016
4 21 (3.34%) MySQL
5 19 (3.02%) Redis
6 18 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 17 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (2.54%) Big Data
9 13 (2.07%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.91%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (1.27%) Power BI
13 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (8.90%) Git (software)
2 52 (8.27%) JIRA
3 38 (6.04%) Selenium
4 33 (5.25%) Jasmine
5 31 (4.93%) gulp
5 31 (4.93%) Karma Test Runner
5 31 (4.93%) webpack
6 24 (3.82%) Cucumber
7 19 (3.02%) Maven
8 17 (2.70%) Jenkins
9 13 (2.07%) WebDriver
10 8 (1.27%) JUnit
11 7 (1.11%) JBehave
11 7 (1.11%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.95%) JMeter
12 6 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.79%) Robot Framework
14 4 (0.64%) Axure RP
14 4 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 40 (6.36%) Retail
2 38 (6.04%) Marketing
3 31 (4.93%) Banking
4 27 (4.29%) Legal
5 26 (4.13%) Advertising
6 19 (3.02%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.38%) General Ledger
8 12 (1.91%) Automotive
9 6 (0.95%) Back Office
9 6 (0.95%) Local Government
10 4 (0.64%) Billing
10 4 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.48%) Electronics
11 3 (0.48%) Games
11 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.32%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 180 (28.62%) Developer
2 97 (15.42%) Analyst
3 61 (9.70%) Project Manager
4 50 (7.95%) Java Developer
5 49 (7.79%) Architect
5 49 (7.79%) Consultant
6 47 (7.47%) .NET Developer
7 33 (5.25%) .NET Developer - Fintech
7 33 (5.25%) Business Analyst
7 33 (5.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 30 (4.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 26 (4.13%) Angular Developer
9 26 (4.13%) Development Manager
10 25 (3.97%) Senior Developer
11 24 (3.82%) HTML CSS Developer
11 24 (3.82%) HTML Developer
11 24 (3.82%) React Developer
12 23 (3.66%) Junior
13 21 (3.34%) SAP Analyst
14 20 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (22.26%) AngularJS
2 136 (21.62%) HTML
3 129 (20.51%) CSS
4 115 (18.28%) .NET
5 88 (13.99%) ASP.NET
6 82 (13.04%) HTML5
7 73 (11.61%) XML
8 57 (9.06%) Spring
9 47 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (7.00%) React
10 44 (7.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 43 (6.84%) CSS3
12 42 (6.68%) jQuery
12 42 (6.68%) REST
13 41 (6.52%) RESTful
14 39 (6.20%) .NET Framework
15 37 (5.88%) Sass
16 33 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 33 (5.25%) Web Services
17 31 (4.93%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 88 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.00%) Fintech
3 33 (5.25%) Mobile App
4 31 (4.93%) Media Streaming
5 26 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (3.18%) Driving Licence
8 16 (2.54%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (2.07%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.75%) Robotics
12 10 (1.59%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.59%) PMI
13 9 (1.43%) Spread Betting
14 7 (1.11%) FMCG
15 6 (0.95%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.95%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.79%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.79%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.06%) Linux
2 46 (7.31%) Windows
3 45 (7.15%) Unix
4 27 (4.29%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.95%) Android
7 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.48%) CentOS
9 2 (0.32%) Solaris
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (17.01%) Scrum
3 100 (15.90%) TDD
4 92 (14.63%) Project Management
5 84 (13.35%) MVC
6 74 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 71 (11.29%) ERP
8 64 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
9 60 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (8.27%) Waterfall
11 43 (6.84%) CRM
11 43 (6.84%) Validation
12 42 (6.68%) Front End Development
13 40 (6.36%) PRINCE2
14 39 (6.20%) SDLC
14 39 (6.20%) Web Application Development
15 36 (5.72%) Due Diligence
15 36 (5.72%) Test Automation
16 35 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 132 (20.99%) JavaScript
2 128 (20.35%) SQL
3 121 (19.24%) C#
4 118 (18.76%) Java
5 43 (6.84%) TypeScript
6 32 (5.09%) Python
7 31 (4.93%) ES6
8 28 (4.45%) PHP
9 27 (4.29%) VBA
10 24 (3.82%) PL/SQL
11 23 (3.66%) VB.NET
12 18 (2.86%) PowerShell
12 18 (2.86%) T-SQL
13 16 (2.54%) Apex Code
13 16 (2.54%) Ruby
14 11 (1.75%) Java 8
14 11 (1.75%) R
15 10 (1.59%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.95%) Perl
17 5 (0.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 59 (9.38%) Degree
2 14 (2.23%) PMP
2 14 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.59%) HND
3 10 (1.59%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.43%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.43%) ISEB
5 6 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.79%) PhD
7 4 (0.64%) CCNP
7 4 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.48%) AAT
8 3 (0.48%) PgMP
8 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.02%) PMO
2 18 (2.86%) QA
3 14 (2.23%) SLA
4 11 (1.75%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.79%) SEPA
6 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.32%) COBIT
7 2 (0.32%) RMADS
8 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.11%) Docker
2 6 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.32%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (2.38%) Graphite
2 10 (1.59%) Ansible
3 6 (0.95%) Consul
3 6 (0.95%) Puppet
4 5 (0.79%) Grafana
4 5 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.64%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.48%) MOM
6 3 (0.48%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.32%) Terraform
7 2 (0.32%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.32%) vRealize
8 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.16%) Kibana
8 1 (0.16%) Rancher
8 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 79 (12.56%) Oracle
2 62 (9.86%) SAP
3 53 (8.43%) Microsoft
4 28 (4.45%) VMware
5 26 (4.13%) Citrix
6 23 (3.66%) Tableau
7 19 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (3.02%) Veeam
8 14 (2.23%) JD Edwards
9 12 (1.91%) Teradata
10 11 (1.75%) Alteryx
10 11 (1.75%) Infor
10 11 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
10 11 (1.75%) Sage
11 10 (1.59%) Cisco
11 10 (1.59%) Epicor
12 7 (1.11%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.95%) Adobe
13 6 (0.95%) Google
13 6 (0.95%) IBM