Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 120 246 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 12.73% 23.34% 29.00%
As % of the General category 34.38% 49.30% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 109 225 274
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £35,750 £28,000 £35,225
90th Percentile £76,000 £80,000 £80,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 Watford with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 349 499 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 37.01% 47.34% 60.06%
Number of salaries quoted 315 423 555
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (37.50%) Java
2 34 (28.33%) SQL
3 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (20.00%) XML
5 23 (19.17%) REST
6 20 (16.67%) Spring
7 19 (15.83%) Project Management
7 19 (15.83%) Scrum
8 18 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (15.00%) TDD
8 18 (15.00%) Banking
9 17 (14.17%) Unix
10 16 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 16 (13.33%) JIRA
10 16 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (13.33%) SaaS
11 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (12.50%) Apex Code
11 15 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (12.50%) Software Delivery
11 15 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (11.67%) OO
12 14 (11.67%) Linux
12 14 (11.67%) SAP
12 14 (11.67%) QA
12 14 (11.67%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (11.67%) Maven
13 13 (10.83%) Retail
13 13 (10.83%) Hibernate

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 14 (11.67%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.67%) Confluence
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.83%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Assets
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (3.33%) C-CURE
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.67%) BASE24
4 2 (1.67%) Postilion
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.83%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.83%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.83%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (13.33%) SaaS
2 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.83%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (2.50%) Firewall
1 3 (2.50%) LAN
1 3 (2.50%) WAN
1 3 (2.50%) Wireless
1 3 (2.50%) WLAN
2 2 (1.67%) Broadband
2 2 (1.67%) VPN
3 1 (0.83%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (5.00%) Redis
2 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.33%) MySQL
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.67%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.83%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (13.33%) JIRA
2 14 (11.67%) Maven
3 11 (9.17%) Cucumber
3 11 (9.17%) Selenium
4 10 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.00%) JBehave
6 5 (4.17%) JUnit
6 5 (4.17%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.50%) Subversion
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (15.00%) Banking
2 13 (10.83%) Retail
3 7 (5.83%) Legal
4 5 (4.17%) General Ledger
5 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.33%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (26.67%) Analyst
2 23 (19.17%) Developer
3 19 (15.83%) Consultant
4 15 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 14 (11.67%) Project Manager
6 11 (9.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (9.17%) Implementation Consultant
6 11 (9.17%) Java Developer
6 11 (9.17%) Senior Implementation Consultant
6 11 (9.17%) Test Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Software Consultant
8 8 (6.67%) Software Implementation Consultant
9 7 (5.83%) QA Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Agile Tester
10 6 (5.00%) Automation Tester
10 6 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) QA Tester
10 6 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.00%) XML
2 23 (19.17%) REST
3 20 (16.67%) Spring
4 13 (10.83%) Hibernate
5 11 (9.17%) J2EE
6 10 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.33%) Web Services
7 9 (7.50%) Spring MVC
8 8 (6.67%) CSS
8 8 (6.67%) React
8 8 (6.67%) RESTful
9 7 (5.83%) Java EE
9 7 (5.83%) JSP
10 6 (5.00%) Gherkin
10 6 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (4.17%) HTML
11 5 (4.17%) Java SE
11 5 (4.17%) JDBC
12 4 (3.33%) jQuery
12 4 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (4.17%) PMI
7 4 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.33%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.67%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.17%) Unix
2 14 (11.67%) Linux
3 11 (9.17%) Windows
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.83%) Project Management
2 19 (15.83%) Scrum
3 18 (15.00%) TDD
4 16 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 15 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 14 (11.67%) OO
7 13 (10.83%) BDD
7 13 (10.83%) Test Automation
8 12 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (9.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (9.17%) ERP
9 11 (9.17%) Kanban
10 10 (8.33%) ITIL
10 10 (8.33%) MVC
10 10 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.50%) CRM
11 9 (7.50%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.50%) Java
2 34 (28.33%) SQL
3 24 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.50%) Apex Code
5 6 (5.00%) Ruby
5 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.17%) Java 8
6 5 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.50%) C#
8 2 (1.67%) PHP
8 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.67%) VBA
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.17%) Degree
1 5 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.83%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.67%) QA
2 9 (7.50%) SLA
3 5 (4.17%) PMO
4 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.83%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) Ansible
2 3 (2.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (2.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (11.67%) SAP
3 11 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.17%) Oracle
4 4 (3.33%) Remedy
4 4 (3.33%) Sage
4 4 (3.33%) Sun
5 3 (2.50%) Cisco
5 3 (2.50%) IBM
5 3 (2.50%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (0.83%) Google
7 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.83%) Omniture
7 1 (0.83%) Planview
7 1 (0.83%) VMware