Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 12 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 450 622 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.59% 14.29% 18.72%
As % of the General category 35.46% 38.35% 46.78%
Number of salaries quoted 333 450 669
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,200
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £78,750
East of England median annual salary £52,750 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.05% -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 1,269 1,622 1,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 32.68% 37.27% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1,239 1,431
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,750 £67,500 £75,000
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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -8 113 £65,000 +23.81% 14
Welwyn Garden City -9 57 £40,000 +25.00% 2
St Albans +4 25 £67,500 +28.57% 8
Hemel Hempstead +4 24 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Letchworth +5 16 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Stevenage +1 15 £40,000 -23.81% 3
Potters Bar -1 13 £52,500 +19.32%
Radlett - 12 - -
Hatfield -24 11 £52,500 - 2
Hertford +16 10 £38,000 -10.43% 1
Harpenden +11 7 £45,000 +18.42%
Hitchin +10 5 £65,000 - 1
Borehamwood +5 5 £47,500 -20.83%
Rickmansworth -13 5 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Waltham Cross - 5 £45,000 - 2
Kings Langley - 5 £37,500 - 1
Royston - 4 £42,500 - 4
Bishop's Stortford +7 2 £57,500 +9.52%
Broxbourne - 1 £75,000 -
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £35,000 -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 120 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (21.33%) Microsoft
3 95 (21.11%) SQL
4 84 (18.67%) SQL Server
5 77 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (15.78%) Project Management
7 69 (15.33%) Windows
8 66 (14.67%) JavaScript
9 64 (14.22%) Java
10 63 (14.00%) .NET
11 59 (13.11%) C#
11 59 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
12 57 (12.67%) Scrum
13 53 (11.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 46 (10.22%) Oracle
14 46 (10.22%) CSS
15 45 (10.00%) HTML
16 43 (9.56%) Microsoft Office
16 43 (9.56%) Degree
16 43 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
17 42 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
18 41 (9.11%) MVC
19 40 (8.89%) XML
20 38 (8.44%) TDD
20 38 (8.44%) Fintech
21 37 (8.22%) AngularJS
21 37 (8.22%) ASP.NET
22 36 (8.00%) Retail
23 35 (7.78%) SAP
24 34 (7.56%) Linux

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 30 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
2 17 (3.78%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.67%) IBM Notes
4 9 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.78%) JBoss
5 8 (1.78%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.56%) SAS
7 5 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.89%) CMS
8 4 (0.89%) Drupal
8 4 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.89%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.67%) Jetty
9 3 (0.67%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.67%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.44%) Confluence
10 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 43 (9.56%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (3.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.22%) HipChat
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (2.00%) Cognos TM1
2 9 (2.00%) SAP HR
3 8 (1.78%) SAP CO
3 8 (1.78%) SAP FI
3 8 (1.78%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (1.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 6 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (1.33%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.89%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.89%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.89%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.89%) SAP Payroll
6 4 (0.89%) StreamServe
7 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 59 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.11%) SaaS
4 7 (1.56%) npm
5 5 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) GitHub
7 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.44%) DNS
1 20 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.78%) DHCP
3 16 (3.56%) LAN
4 13 (2.89%) Wireless
5 12 (2.67%) Ethernet
5 12 (2.67%) HTTP
5 12 (2.67%) Internet
6 10 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (1.78%) Network Security
8 4 (0.89%) ATM
9 3 (0.67%) FabricPath
9 3 (0.67%) Firewall
9 3 (0.67%) SAN
9 3 (0.67%) Skype
9 3 (0.67%) SMS
9 3 (0.67%) VLAN
10 2 (0.44%) NAS
10 2 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 23 (5.11%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 16 (3.56%) RavenDB
7 15 (3.33%) RDBMS
7 15 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (3.11%) Power BI
9 13 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.00%) Data Mining
10 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (1.56%) MySQL
11 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.33%) Big Data
12 6 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (3.78%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.56%) JIRA
3 12 (2.67%) Selenium
4 10 (2.22%) Maven
5 8 (1.78%) Jasmine
6 7 (1.56%) gulp
6 7 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (1.56%) webpack
7 6 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.11%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.11%) Xcode
9 4 (0.89%) JBehave
9 4 (0.89%) NUnit
9 4 (0.89%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.67%) Gradle
10 3 (0.67%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (8.00%) Retail
2 33 (7.33%) Marketing
3 31 (6.89%) Banking
4 16 (3.56%) Legal
5 13 (2.89%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.00%) Advertising
7 7 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.11%) Back Office
8 5 (1.11%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.89%) Automotive
9 4 (0.89%) Billing
10 2 (0.44%) Local Government
10 2 (0.44%) Military
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Games
11 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (16.22%) Analyst
1 73 (16.22%) Developer
2 51 (11.33%) Project Manager
3 37 (8.22%) Consultant
4 32 (7.11%) Business Manager
5 29 (6.44%) .NET Developer
6 23 (5.11%) Systems Engineer
7 20 (4.44%) Architect
7 20 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 20 (4.44%) Implementation Consultant
8 18 (4.00%) Development Manager
8 18 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
8 18 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 18 (4.00%) Technical Leader
9 17 (3.78%) C# Developer
10 16 (3.56%) .NET Developer - Fintech
10 16 (3.56%) IT Manager
11 14 (3.11%) Business Project Manager
11 14 (3.11%) Senior Implementation Consultant
12 13 (2.89%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (14.00%) .NET
2 46 (10.22%) CSS
3 45 (10.00%) HTML
4 40 (8.89%) XML
5 37 (8.22%) AngularJS
5 37 (8.22%) ASP.NET
6 30 (6.67%) HTML5
7 27 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (5.11%) .NET Framework
9 22 (4.89%) CSS3
10 20 (4.44%) REST
11 18 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 17 (3.78%) Java EE
12 17 (3.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (3.11%) jQuery
13 14 (3.11%) Web Services
14 13 (2.89%) React
15 11 (2.44%) J2EE
15 11 (2.44%) RESTful
16 10 (2.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.44%) Fintech
3 34 (7.56%) Data Centre
4 27 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (4.22%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.33%) Driving Licence
7 14 (3.11%) Client/Server
7 14 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (2.89%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.67%) Blackberry
10 11 (2.44%) Public Cloud
11 10 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (2.22%) User Experience
12 7 (1.56%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.56%) Media Streaming
13 6 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.33%) PKI
14 5 (1.11%) FMCG
14 5 (1.11%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 69 (15.33%) Windows
2 34 (7.56%) Linux
3 19 (4.22%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 18 (4.00%) Unix
5 13 (2.89%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.44%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.33%) Android
8 4 (0.89%) zOS
9 3 (0.67%) CentOS
9 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.44%) Solaris
11 1 (0.22%) AIX
11 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (15.78%) Project Management
3 57 (12.67%) Scrum
4 53 (11.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (9.11%) MVC
7 38 (8.44%) TDD
8 31 (6.89%) SDLC
8 31 (6.89%) Software Engineering
9 30 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 29 (6.44%) Software Delivery
10 29 (6.44%) Web Application Development
11 28 (6.22%) Change Management
12 26 (5.78%) ERP
13 25 (5.56%) Business Development
13 25 (5.56%) Validation
14 23 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (5.11%) Wealth Management
15 22 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (4.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 95 (21.11%) SQL
2 66 (14.67%) JavaScript
3 64 (14.22%) Java
4 59 (13.11%) C#
5 20 (4.44%) TypeScript
6 17 (3.78%) T-SQL
7 16 (3.56%) VBA
8 14 (3.11%) Apex Code
8 14 (3.11%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.78%) C
10 8 (1.78%) ES6
11 7 (1.56%) C++
11 7 (1.56%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.56%) Python
12 6 (1.33%) ANSI SQL
12 6 (1.33%) XPath
13 5 (1.11%) Ruby
14 4 (0.89%) Assembly Language
14 4 (0.89%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 43 (9.56%) Degree
2 24 (5.33%) MCSE
2 24 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.11%) MCSA
4 15 (3.33%) ISEB
5 12 (2.67%) A+ Certification
5 12 (2.67%) ACDT
5 12 (2.67%) ACHDS
5 12 (2.67%) ACTC
5 12 (2.67%) MCDST
5 12 (2.67%) MCP
5 12 (2.67%) MCSM
5 12 (2.67%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.56%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.11%) ACCA
7 5 (1.11%) CIMA
7 5 (1.11%) CISA
7 5 (1.11%) CISM
7 5 (1.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.44%) PMO
2 19 (4.22%) SLA
3 10 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.78%) GDPR
4 8 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.56%) QA
6 4 (0.89%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.44%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.44%) SEPA
8 1 (0.22%) COBIT
8 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 27 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.56%) Docker
3 12 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.67%) NFS
5 3 (0.67%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.67%) vSphere
6 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.44%) Xen
7 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (3.78%) vRealize
1 17 (3.78%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 14 (3.11%) SCOM
3 9 (2.00%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.33%) Ansible
5 4 (0.89%) Puppet
5 4 (0.89%) Terraform
6 3 (0.67%) Grafana
6 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.67%) SCCM
6 3 (0.67%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.44%) Graphite
7 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.22%) Mesos
8 1 (0.22%) OpenView
8 1 (0.22%) Rancher
8 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.22%) yum
Vendors
1 96 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 46 (10.22%) Oracle
3 35 (7.78%) SAP
4 25 (5.56%) VMware
5 20 (4.44%) Cisco
6 17 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (3.33%) Splunk
8 13 (2.89%) Remedy
9 12 (2.67%) Apple
9 12 (2.67%) Citrix
9 12 (2.67%) Cognos
9 12 (2.67%) Lotus
10 10 (2.22%) Tableau
11 9 (2.00%) IBM
12 8 (1.78%) Sybase
13 5 (1.11%) HP
13 5 (1.11%) NetApp
13 5 (1.11%) Planview
13 5 (1.11%) Sage
14 4 (0.89%) Xamarin