Period
to 18 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 127 337 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 12.97% 31.17% 24.20%
As % of the General category 39.32% 58.10% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 113 296 238
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,750 £29,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £80,000 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -1.96%

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 Watford with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 323 580 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 32.99% 53.65% 53.01%
Number of salaries quoted 286 482 507
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £54,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £26,875 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Watford

Finance
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Watford.

Salary trend for Finance in Watford

Finance
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Watford over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Watford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 42 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.83%) Java
3 23 (18.11%) SQL
4 22 (17.32%) Web Services
4 22 (17.32%) Unix
5 21 (16.54%) JavaScript
5 21 (16.54%) Linux
6 19 (14.96%) CSS
6 19 (14.96%) Project Management
7 18 (14.17%) C#
7 18 (14.17%) .NET
7 18 (14.17%) OO
7 18 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (13.39%) Windows
8 17 (13.39%) ITIL
8 17 (13.39%) PRINCE2
8 17 (13.39%) Retail
8 17 (13.39%) Spring
9 16 (12.60%) Scrum
9 16 (12.60%) Oracle
10 14 (11.02%) J2EE
10 14 (11.02%) HTML
11 13 (10.24%) SLA
11 13 (10.24%) REST
11 13 (10.24%) AngularJS
12 12 (9.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (9.45%) Open Source
12 12 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (9.45%) Microsoft
13 11 (8.66%) Middleware

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 7 (5.51%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (4.72%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (3.94%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.15%) WordPress
5 3 (2.36%) JBoss
6 2 (1.57%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) Apache
7 1 (0.79%) Confluence
7 1 (0.79%) Drupal
7 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.57%) BASE24
2 2 (1.57%) Postilion
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.79%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (2.36%) Firewall
1 3 (2.36%) LAN
1 3 (2.36%) WAN
1 3 (2.36%) Wireless
1 3 (2.36%) WLAN
2 2 (1.57%) HTTP
2 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) MongoDB
1 9 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (7.09%) Redis
2 8 (6.30%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.72%) MySQL
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.57%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.57%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Maven
2 8 (6.30%) Cucumber
2 8 (6.30%) JIRA
2 8 (6.30%) Selenium
3 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.36%) JBehave
4 3 (2.36%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.57%) JUnit
5 2 (1.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.79%) Subversion
6 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (13.39%) Retail
2 8 (6.30%) Financial Institution
2 8 (6.30%) Legal
3 6 (4.72%) Banking
4 5 (3.94%) Marketing
5 4 (3.15%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.57%) Games
8 1 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (37.80%) Developer
2 23 (18.11%) Analyst
3 17 (13.39%) Project Manager
4 12 (9.45%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.66%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.66%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.87%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Security Manager
7 9 (7.09%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.30%) Architect
8 8 (6.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (5.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.72%) SAP Analyst
10 6 (4.72%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.94%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (3.94%) Lead .NET Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.94%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.32%) Web Services
2 19 (14.96%) CSS
3 18 (14.17%) .NET
4 17 (13.39%) Spring
5 14 (11.02%) HTML
5 14 (11.02%) J2EE
6 13 (10.24%) AngularJS
6 13 (10.24%) REST
7 11 (8.66%) Middleware
7 11 (8.66%) React
8 10 (7.87%) Hibernate
8 10 (7.87%) jQuery
8 10 (7.87%) XML
9 9 (7.09%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (6.30%) Java EE
11 7 (5.51%) SOAP
12 6 (4.72%) Spring MVC
12 6 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (3.94%) RESTful
13 5 (3.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.15%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.15%) Spread Betting
6 3 (2.36%) User Experience
6 3 (2.36%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.57%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.79%) CMDB
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Fintech
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) PMI
8 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.32%) Unix
2 21 (16.54%) Linux
3 17 (13.39%) Windows
4 2 (1.57%) AIX
4 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.57%) Solaris
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.96%) Project Management
3 18 (14.17%) OO
4 17 (13.39%) ITIL
4 17 (13.39%) PRINCE2
5 16 (12.60%) Scrum
6 12 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (9.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (9.45%) Open Source
7 11 (8.66%) E-Commerce
7 11 (8.66%) MVC
7 11 (8.66%) SDLC
7 11 (8.66%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.66%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.66%) TDD
8 10 (7.87%) OOP
9 9 (7.09%) Analytical Thinking
9 9 (7.09%) Change Management
9 9 (7.09%) ETL
9 9 (7.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.83%) Java
2 23 (18.11%) SQL
3 21 (16.54%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.17%) C#
5 11 (8.66%) Ruby
6 8 (6.30%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.30%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.36%) PHP
9 1 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.72%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) CISA
2 5 (3.94%) CISM
2 5 (3.94%) CISSP
3 3 (2.36%) ISEB
3 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.24%) SLA
2 7 (5.51%) QA
3 5 (3.94%) COBIT
3 5 (3.94%) GDPR
3 5 (3.94%) ISO 22301
3 5 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.94%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.15%) PMO
5 1 (0.79%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) Ansible
2 3 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (1.57%) MOM
3 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.57%) Puppet
3 2 (1.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (12.60%) Oracle
2 12 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.09%) SAP
4 5 (3.94%) IBM
4 5 (3.94%) LogRhythm
4 5 (3.94%) Splunk
4 5 (3.94%) Sun
5 4 (3.15%) Remedy
6 3 (2.36%) Cisco
6 3 (2.36%) Citrix
6 3 (2.36%) HP
7 1 (0.79%) Google
7 1 (0.79%) Omniture
7 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.79%) VMware