Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 628 829 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.40% 18.55% 19.98%
As % of the General category 38.43% 46.44% 50.92%
Number of salaries quoted 453 664 940
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,075 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £78,750 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 1634 1785 2117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.47% 39.93% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1431 1716
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -10 136 £52,500 -12.50% 8
Welwyn Garden City +3 51 £32,000 -46.67% 1
Hatfield -16 43 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead -13 37 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Rickmansworth +3 31 £41,250 -36.54% 4
Stevenage +10 30 £52,500 +16.67%
St Albans -8 26 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Potters Bar +8 21 £44,000 -27.87%
Letchworth +7 21 £40,000 +45.45% 8
Hertford +2 9 £42,423 -15.15% 1
Borehamwood -13 8 £60,000 +84.62%
Welwyn - 6 £47,500 -
Tring 0 5 £62,500 +19.05%
Harpenden - 4 £38,000 -
Berkhamsted - 3 - -
Bishop's Stortford -16 2 £52,500 +34.62%
Hoddesdon 0 1 - -
Hitchin -7 1 - -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 199 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (20.86%) SQL
3 104 (16.56%) Oracle
4 102 (16.24%) Java
5 97 (15.45%) .NET
5 97 (15.45%) Microsoft
5 97 (15.45%) Degree
6 96 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
7 81 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 81 (12.90%) C#
8 79 (12.58%) HTML
9 74 (11.78%) Scrum
10 73 (11.62%) XML
11 72 (11.46%) SAP
12 67 (10.67%) SQL Server
13 66 (10.51%) CSS
14 65 (10.35%) Project Management
15 63 (10.03%) Web Services
15 63 (10.03%) SLA
16 61 (9.71%) AngularJS
17 59 (9.39%) ERP
18 58 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
18 58 (9.24%) Retail
19 56 (8.92%) Windows
20 50 (7.96%) Linux
20 50 (7.96%) Spring
20 50 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
21 49 (7.80%) VPN
22 46 (7.32%) PRINCE2
22 46 (7.32%) ASP.NET

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 40 (6.37%) CMS
2 31 (4.94%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.50%) Apache
4 18 (2.87%) Drupal
5 10 (1.59%) Confluence
5 10 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.96%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.96%) SAS
7 6 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.80%) IIS
8 5 (0.80%) JBoss
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.64%) WordPress
10 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 35 (5.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.39%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.80%) SPSS
6 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.32%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.16%) Simulink
8 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.50%) NetSuite
2 15 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (2.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (2.39%) SAP BPC
3 14 (2.23%) Oracle Financials
4 13 (2.07%) Oracle 11i
4 13 (2.07%) SAP FI
5 10 (1.59%) SAP CO
5 10 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (1.11%) Primavera
7 6 (0.96%) SAP FI-AP
8 5 (0.80%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.80%) SAP GRC
9 4 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.64%) SAP SM
10 3 (0.48%) SAP FI-AR
10 3 (0.48%) SAP FI-GL
11 2 (0.32%) Epicor Tropos
11 2 (0.32%) Infor SunSystems
11 2 (0.32%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.18%) SaaS
3 10 (1.59%) Office 365
4 9 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.32%) Akamai
7 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.32%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.80%) VPN
2 27 (4.30%) Firewall
3 25 (3.98%) DNS
4 24 (3.82%) HTTP
4 24 (3.82%) TCP/IP
5 23 (3.66%) DHCP
6 21 (3.34%) LAN
6 21 (3.34%) WAN
7 20 (3.18%) BGP
7 20 (3.18%) HTTPS
7 20 (3.18%) OSPF
7 20 (3.18%) SAN
8 19 (3.03%) VLAN
9 18 (2.87%) FTP
9 18 (2.87%) HSRP
9 18 (2.87%) Intrusion Detection
9 18 (2.87%) tcpdump
9 18 (2.87%) Telnet
9 18 (2.87%) Wireshark
10 15 (2.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.05%) MySQL
3 21 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (2.87%) MongoDB
5 13 (2.07%) SQLPlus
6 12 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.43%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.96%) Big Data
11 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.80%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.80%) QlikView
12 5 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.80%) Redis
12 5 (0.80%) Sybase ASE
13 4 (0.64%) GIS
Development Applications
1 36 (5.73%) Cucumber
2 29 (4.62%) Selenium
3 22 (3.50%) Jenkins
4 20 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (2.39%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.39%) Visual Studio
6 14 (2.23%) JIRA
7 9 (1.43%) NUnit
8 8 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (1.27%) PowerBuilder
8 8 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (1.11%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.64%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.64%) Protractor
10 4 (0.64%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.32%) Grunt
12 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.16%) Zephyr
General
1 58 (9.24%) Retail
2 40 (6.37%) Back Office
3 38 (6.05%) Military
4 30 (4.78%) Marketing
5 29 (4.62%) Manufacturing
5 29 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 27 (4.30%) Advertising
7 26 (4.14%) Banking
8 25 (3.98%) Legal
9 17 (2.71%) Games
10 12 (1.91%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.27%) Electronics
12 7 (1.11%) Aerospace
12 7 (1.11%) Automotive
13 5 (0.80%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.64%) Publishing
15 3 (0.48%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.48%) Local Government
16 2 (0.32%) French Language
16 2 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 162 (25.80%) Developer
2 96 (15.29%) Analyst
3 64 (10.19%) Project Manager
4 56 (8.92%) Java Developer
5 53 (8.44%) Architect
6 40 (6.37%) Consultant
7 34 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 33 (5.25%) C# Developer
9 27 (4.30%) .NET Developer
10 26 (4.14%) Support Analyst
11 25 (3.98%) Administrator
11 25 (3.98%) Financial Analyst
12 24 (3.82%) IT Manager
13 22 (3.50%) Software Developer
14 20 (3.18%) Business Analyst
14 20 (3.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 19 (3.03%) IT Administrator
15 19 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
15 19 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
16 18 (2.87%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (15.45%) .NET
2 79 (12.58%) HTML
3 73 (11.62%) XML
4 66 (10.51%) CSS
5 63 (10.03%) Web Services
6 61 (9.71%) AngularJS
7 50 (7.96%) Spring
8 46 (7.32%) ASP.NET
9 29 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (4.62%) Middleware
10 26 (4.14%) jQuery
11 23 (3.66%) REST
12 22 (3.50%) JSON
13 18 (2.87%) POSIX
14 17 (2.71%) .NET Framework
14 17 (2.71%) Gherkin
14 17 (2.71%) Ionic Framework
15 16 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (2.39%) Hibernate
16 15 (2.39%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 96 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.53%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.82%) Client/Server
4 23 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (3.50%) Fintech
6 19 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.55%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.55%) Virtual Team
8 15 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.39%) User Experience
9 11 (1.75%) Spread Betting
10 9 (1.43%) CESG
11 7 (1.11%) BBC
12 6 (0.96%) Blog
13 5 (0.80%) FMCG
14 4 (0.64%) CESG CLAS
14 4 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.64%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.64%) PKI
15 3 (0.48%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.92%) Windows
2 50 (7.96%) Linux
3 45 (7.17%) Unix
4 34 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.80%) Android
5 5 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.64%) Solaris
7 3 (0.48%) AIX
7 3 (0.48%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.32%) CentOS
8 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (11.78%) Scrum
3 65 (10.35%) Project Management
4 59 (9.39%) ERP
5 58 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 46 (7.32%) PRINCE2
8 45 (7.17%) Document Management
8 45 (7.17%) SDLC
9 43 (6.85%) ITIL
10 42 (6.69%) Waterfall
11 41 (6.53%) TDD
12 36 (5.73%) MVC
13 35 (5.57%) Unit Testing
14 32 (5.10%) Test Automation
15 29 (4.62%) Mentoring
16 28 (4.46%) BDD
16 28 (4.46%) OO
17 27 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (4.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 131 (20.86%) SQL
2 102 (16.24%) Java
3 81 (12.90%) C#
3 81 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 29 (4.62%) PL/SQL
5 26 (4.14%) C++
6 22 (3.50%) Python
7 20 (3.18%) PHP
8 16 (2.55%) C
8 16 (2.55%) PowerShell
8 16 (2.55%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.23%) VB.NET
10 13 (2.07%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.07%) VBA
11 8 (1.27%) Progress 4GL
12 6 (0.96%) Perl
12 6 (0.96%) Ruby
12 6 (0.96%) VB
13 5 (0.80%) ABAP
13 5 (0.80%) Ada
Qualifications
1 97 (15.45%) Degree
2 26 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.34%) CISA
3 21 (3.34%) CISM
3 21 (3.34%) CISSP
4 18 (2.87%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.71%) PMP
6 13 (2.07%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.07%) ISEB
7 12 (1.91%) ACCA
7 12 (1.91%) CIMA
8 8 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.11%) CGEIT
9 7 (1.11%) CRISC
10 5 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (0.80%) CSSLP
10 5 (0.80%) GIAC
10 5 (0.80%) SANS
10 5 (0.80%) Security+ Certification
10 5 (0.80%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (10.03%) SLA
2 33 (5.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (4.14%) QA
4 25 (3.98%) ISO 9001
5 22 (3.50%) PMO
6 12 (1.91%) GDPR
7 9 (1.43%) PCI DSS
8 8 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.96%) ISO 22301
10 5 (0.80%) COBIT
10 5 (0.80%) MISRA
11 4 (0.64%) DICOM
11 4 (0.64%) HL7
11 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 41 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.66%) vSphere
3 9 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.80%) Firmware
6 3 (0.48%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.32%) Docker
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.43%) Puppet
2 5 (0.80%) Ansible
2 5 (0.80%) Cobbler
3 4 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.48%) WSUS
5 2 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.32%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.32%) Salt
5 2 (0.32%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.32%) vRealize
6 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.16%) Consul
6 1 (0.16%) OpenView
6 1 (0.16%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 104 (16.56%) Oracle
2 97 (15.45%) Microsoft
3 72 (11.46%) SAP
4 45 (7.17%) VMware
5 39 (6.21%) Xerox
6 32 (5.10%) Adobe
7 30 (4.78%) IBM
8 20 (3.18%) NetApp
9 14 (2.23%) Citrix
9 14 (2.23%) Sybase
10 9 (1.43%) Infor
11 8 (1.27%) Ab Initio
11 8 (1.27%) JD Edwards
11 8 (1.27%) Progress
11 8 (1.27%) Veeam
12 7 (1.11%) Cisco
12 7 (1.11%) IFS
12 7 (1.11%) Tableau
12 7 (1.11%) Virgin Media
13 6 (0.96%) Splunk