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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 2 1 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 139 140 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 24.82% 23.89% 21.22%
As % of the General category 52.65% 40.94% 48.83%
Number of salaries quoted 129 116 85
Median salary £54,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 264 342 213
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 47.14% 58.36% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 231 292 163
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Watford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 217 (64.39%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (34.72%) Java
3 111 (32.94%) Scrum
4 65 (19.29%) SQL
5 60 (17.80%) Waterfall
6 59 (17.51%) Oracle
7 57 (16.91%) Selenium
8 55 (16.32%) Unix
9 52 (15.43%) Spring
10 50 (14.84%) Hibernate
11 48 (14.24%) TDD
12 47 (13.95%) QA
13 46 (13.65%) Cucumber
14 45 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
14 45 (13.35%) Linux
15 41 (12.17%) SDLC
16 38 (11.28%) Test Automation
17 35 (10.39%) BDD
18 34 (10.09%) Test Scripting
18 34 (10.09%) Project Management
19 32 (9.50%) Automation Testing
20 31 (9.20%) MS Excel
21 30 (8.90%) Python
21 30 (8.90%) HP UFT
22 29 (8.61%) Banking
22 29 (8.61%) Kanban
22 29 (8.61%) JIRA
23 28 (8.31%) WebDriver
24 27 (8.01%) Gherkin
24 27 (8.01%) Functional Testing

Finance
Top Related 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 22 (6.53%) WebLogic
2 18 (5.34%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.45%) Confluence
4 12 (3.56%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.26%) JBoss
6 7 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.19%) CMS
9 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.30%) Drupal
10 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.34%) MS Office
2 18 (5.34%) MS Project
3 15 (4.45%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.59%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 9 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.19%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.19%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.59%) HFM
3 2 (0.59%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.67%) Internet
2 4 (1.19%) LAN
3 1 (0.30%) AMQP
3 1 (0.30%) Firewall
3 1 (0.30%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) Network Security
3 1 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.30%) SAN
3 1 (0.30%) Skype
3 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.15%) Oracle Database
1 14 (4.15%) Relational Database
2 13 (3.86%) RDBMS
3 12 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.97%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.08%) MySQL
6 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.59%) Essbase
8 2 (0.59%) Power BI
8 2 (0.59%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.30%) DB2
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 57 (16.91%) Selenium
2 46 (13.65%) Cucumber
3 30 (8.90%) HP UFT
4 29 (8.61%) JIRA
5 28 (8.31%) WebDriver
6 20 (5.93%) Maven
7 18 (5.34%) Git (software)
8 17 (5.04%) JUnit
9 13 (3.86%) SoapUI
10 11 (3.26%) JBehave
11 10 (2.97%) Jenkins
12 8 (2.37%) LoadRunner
13 6 (1.78%) ClearQuest
14 5 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (1.19%) Ant
16 3 (0.89%) Eclipse
17 2 (0.59%) Subversion
18 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
18 1 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 29 (8.61%) Banking
2 21 (6.23%) Retail
3 12 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.08%) Legal
5 5 (1.48%) Marketing
6 3 (0.89%) Games
7 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 123 (36.50%) Analyst
2 57 (16.91%) Developer
3 51 (15.13%) Java Developer
4 49 (14.54%) Test Analyst
5 48 (14.24%) Project Manager
6 40 (11.87%) Business Analyst
7 32 (9.50%) Senior Manager
8 30 (8.90%) Senior Project Manager
9 29 (8.61%) Senior Developer
10 25 (7.42%) Senior Analyst
11 24 (7.12%) Architect
11 24 (7.12%) Senior Java Developer
12 19 (5.64%) Senior Business Analyst
12 19 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (4.75%) Agile Business Analyst
13 16 (4.75%) Automation Test Analyst
14 15 (4.45%) QA Analyst
14 15 (4.45%) QA Test Analyst
15 14 (4.15%) Systems Analyst
16 13 (3.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (15.43%) Spring
2 50 (14.84%) Hibernate
3 27 (8.01%) Gherkin
4 24 (7.12%) XML
5 20 (5.93%) Java EE
6 16 (4.75%) J2EE
7 15 (4.45%) RESTful
7 15 (4.45%) Struts
7 15 (4.45%) Web Services
8 12 (3.56%) REST
9 11 (3.26%) Ajax
9 11 (3.26%) Middleware
10 10 (2.97%) GWT
10 10 (2.97%) HTML
10 10 (2.97%) SOAP
11 9 (2.67%) CSS
12 8 (2.37%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (2.08%) JSON
13 7 (2.08%) JSP
13 7 (2.08%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.34%) Fintech
3 12 (3.56%) FMCG
4 7 (2.08%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.19%) User Experience
7 3 (0.89%) Blog
7 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.89%) Social Media
8 2 (0.59%) Life Science
9 1 (0.30%) BBC
9 1 (0.30%) Clustering
9 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.30%) EPoS
9 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.30%) PKI
9 1 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 55 (16.32%) Unix
2 45 (13.35%) Linux
3 16 (4.75%) Windows
4 7 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.48%) Solaris
6 4 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (64.39%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (32.94%) Scrum
3 60 (17.80%) Waterfall
4 48 (14.24%) TDD
5 41 (12.17%) SDLC
6 38 (11.28%) Test Automation
7 35 (10.39%) BDD
8 34 (10.09%) Project Management
8 34 (10.09%) Test Scripting
9 32 (9.50%) Automation Testing
10 29 (8.61%) Kanban
11 27 (8.01%) Functional Testing
12 26 (7.72%) PRINCE2
13 25 (7.42%) Enterprise Architecture
14 24 (7.12%) Regression Testing
14 24 (7.12%) Test Strategy
15 23 (6.82%) Mentoring
16 20 (5.93%) High Availability
16 20 (5.93%) OO
17 19 (5.64%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (34.72%) Java
2 65 (19.29%) SQL
3 30 (8.90%) Python
4 25 (7.42%) Shell Script
5 24 (7.12%) C#
6 21 (6.23%) PL/SQL
7 10 (2.97%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.37%) Ruby
9 7 (2.08%) R
10 5 (1.48%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.89%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.89%) Perl
12 2 (0.59%) VBScript
13 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (3.26%) PMP
2 8 (2.37%) APMG
2 8 (2.37%) Degree
3 6 (1.78%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.48%) APMP
4 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.59%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (0.59%) CISA
5 2 (0.59%) CISM
5 2 (0.59%) CISSP
5 2 (0.59%) CLAS
5 2 (0.59%) ISEB
5 2 (0.59%) SANS
5 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.59%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) ACCA
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.30%) MCSE
6 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (13.95%) QA
2 18 (5.34%) PMO
3 12 (3.56%) SDET
4 2 (0.59%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.59%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.59%) RMADS
5 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.30%) P3O
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.30%) Samba
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (1.19%) MOM
3 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (17.51%) Oracle
2 21 (6.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.75%) Atlassian
4 13 (3.86%) HP
4 13 (3.86%) IBM
4 13 (3.86%) Planview
5 8 (2.37%) Teradata
6 5 (1.48%) Google
6 5 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.48%) SAP
6 5 (1.48%) Sun
7 4 (1.19%) Sybase
8 3 (0.89%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.89%) New Relic
8 3 (0.89%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.59%) Adobe
9 2 (0.59%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.30%) Citrix
10 1 (0.30%) Cognos
10 1 (0.30%) Informatica
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