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

Financial
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 12 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 115 145 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 12.13% 14.27% 28.98%
As % of the General category 41.07% 36.71% 56.18%
Number of salaries quoted 107 121 238
Watford median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £33,550
90th Percentile £86,500 £80,000 £80,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +4.76%

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 280 395 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 29.54% 38.88% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 241 292 420
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -12.04% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,425 £27,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £80,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +4.17%

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 45 (39.13%) Java
1 45 (39.13%) SQL
2 37 (32.17%) JavaScript
3 34 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (29.57%) Software Delivery
4 33 (28.70%) Banking
4 33 (28.70%) XML
4 33 (28.70%) Project Management
5 31 (26.96%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (22.61%) SharePoint Server
6 26 (22.61%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (21.74%) SaaS
8 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (17.39%) Scrum
8 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 20 (17.39%) REST
8 20 (17.39%) Fintech
9 19 (16.52%) Apex Code
10 18 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (14.78%) SDLC
11 17 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (13.04%) TDD
12 15 (13.04%) Linux
12 15 (13.04%) BDD
13 14 (12.17%) Relational Database
14 13 (11.30%) Unix
14 13 (11.30%) Windows
14 13 (11.30%) RDBMS
14 13 (11.30%) Retail

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 26 (22.61%) SharePoint Server
2 11 (9.57%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.83%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.96%) JBoss
5 5 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.74%) Confluence
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.87%) HipChat
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.87%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.87%) Sage CRM
1 1 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.61%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (21.74%) SaaS
3 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.87%) Office 365
4 1 (0.87%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.87%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.17%) Relational Database
3 13 (11.30%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (4.35%) DB2
6 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.74%) MySQL
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.87%) Big Data
7 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.87%) OLTP
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.87%) Power BI
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.22%) JIRA
3 5 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.87%) Xcode
General
1 33 (28.70%) Banking
2 13 (11.30%) Retail
3 5 (4.35%) Marketing
4 3 (2.61%) Legal
4 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Automotive
5 1 (0.87%) Back Office
5 1 (0.87%) Games
5 1 (0.87%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (25.22%) Consultant
2 23 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 20 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 19 (16.52%) Senior Consultant
4 19 (16.52%) Senior Implementation Consultant
5 16 (13.91%) Software Consultant
6 14 (12.17%) Analyst
7 13 (11.30%) Developer
8 10 (8.70%) Architect
9 9 (7.83%) Software Implementation Consultant
10 8 (6.96%) SQL Analyst
11 7 (6.09%) Java Developer
11 7 (6.09%) Junior
12 6 (5.22%) Junior Consultant
12 6 (5.22%) Security Manager
12 6 (5.22%) Senior Developer
12 6 (5.22%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
13 5 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
14 4 (3.48%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.70%) XML
2 20 (17.39%) REST
3 12 (10.43%) Java EE
4 8 (6.96%) Hibernate
4 8 (6.96%) J2EE
4 8 (6.96%) Web Services
4 8 (6.96%) XSLT
5 6 (5.22%) Spring
6 5 (4.35%) .NET
6 5 (4.35%) Java SE
6 5 (4.35%) Spring MVC
7 4 (3.48%) CSS
7 4 (3.48%) DOM
7 4 (3.48%) JAXB
7 4 (3.48%) JDBC
7 4 (3.48%) SAX
8 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.61%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.96%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (17.39%) Fintech
3 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.48%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.48%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (3.48%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.48%) PMI
5 2 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.74%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.87%) PKI
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Linux
2 13 (11.30%) Unix
2 13 (11.30%) Windows
3 6 (5.22%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.48%) zOS
5 2 (1.74%) Solaris
6 1 (0.87%) AIX
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (29.57%) Software Delivery
2 33 (28.70%) Project Management
3 20 (17.39%) Scrum
4 18 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (14.78%) SDLC
5 17 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (13.04%) BDD
6 15 (13.04%) TDD
7 13 (11.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (10.43%) OO
9 11 (9.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 11 (9.57%) Kanban
9 11 (9.57%) Web Application Development
10 9 (7.83%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (7.83%) UML
11 8 (6.96%) MVC
11 8 (6.96%) Resource Management
12 7 (6.09%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.13%) Java
1 45 (39.13%) SQL
2 37 (32.17%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.52%) Apex Code
4 8 (6.96%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.22%) ANSI SQL
5 6 (5.22%) XPath
6 5 (4.35%) C#
7 4 (3.48%) Assembly Language
7 4 (3.48%) COBOL
7 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.74%) Python
9 1 (0.87%) Erlang
9 1 (0.87%) ES6
9 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.48%) CISA
1 4 (3.48%) CISM
1 4 (3.48%) CISSP
1 4 (3.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.48%) GDPR
2 4 (3.48%) ISO 22301
2 4 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.74%) PMO
3 2 (1.74%) SEPA
4 1 (0.87%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Docker
1 1 (0.87%) ISA Server
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Ansible
1 1 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.87%) Mesos
1 1 (0.87%) OpenView
1 1 (0.87%) Rancher
1 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.87%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (7.83%) Oracle
3 8 (6.96%) Sybase
4 6 (5.22%) IBM
5 4 (3.48%) LogRhythm
5 4 (3.48%) Planview
5 4 (3.48%) Splunk
6 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.74%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.74%) New Relic
7 2 (1.74%) SAP
8 1 (0.87%) BMC
8 1 (0.87%) Cisco
8 1 (0.87%) Google
8 1 (0.87%) Sage
8 1 (0.87%) Sun
8 1 (0.87%) VMware
8 1 (0.87%) VocaLink