Period
to 15 June 2019

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 15 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 13 4
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 73 111 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.54% 11.83% 20.22%
As % of the General category 32.59% 31.62% 45.01%
Number of salaries quoted 54 103 205
Watford median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £29,675 £35,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,500 £80,000 £80,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +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 224 351 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 26.20% 37.42% 44.92%
Number of salaries quoted 151 315 407
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,250 £77,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 15 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, 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 19 (26.03%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.29%) Oracle
3 17 (23.29%) ERP
4 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (19.18%) SQL
6 11 (15.07%) CRM
7 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
7 10 (13.70%) Degree
7 10 (13.70%) Fintech
8 9 (12.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (12.33%) Scrum
9 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
9 8 (10.96%) Time Management
10 7 (9.59%) Kanban
10 7 (9.59%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (9.59%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (9.59%) SDLC
10 7 (9.59%) .NET
10 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (9.59%) Retail
11 6 (8.22%) Banking
11 6 (8.22%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (8.22%) T-SQL
11 6 (8.22%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (8.22%) ATM
11 6 (8.22%) COBOL
11 6 (8.22%) DB2
11 6 (8.22%) IBM
11 6 (8.22%) Assembly Language

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 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.74%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (4.11%) Power Platform
3 2 (2.74%) Office 365
4 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) ATM
2 4 (5.48%) Converged Networks
2 4 (5.48%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.37%) LAN
3 1 (1.37%) PPP
3 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) DB2
3 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.11%) Power BI
3 3 (4.11%) QlikView
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Gradle
1 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.74%) Maven
2 2 (2.74%) Toad
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.37%) Cobertura
3 1 (1.37%) Hudson
3 1 (1.37%) Snyk
3 1 (1.37%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (9.59%) Retail
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Marketing
3 4 (5.48%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Analyst
2 18 (24.66%) Developer
3 12 (16.44%) Support Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Architect
5 7 (9.59%) CRM Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Mainframe Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Agile Scrum Master
7 5 (6.85%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.85%) ERP Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) ERP Support
7 5 (6.85%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Scrum Master
7 5 (6.85%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.48%) Assembler Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Mainframe Assembler Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Project Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) MDX
3 2 (2.74%) Spring
4 1 (1.37%) boto
4 1 (1.37%) OAuth
4 1 (1.37%) OpenID
4 1 (1.37%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Mainframe
2 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.48%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (5.48%) Industry 4.0
2 4 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) EPoS
4 1 (1.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) zOS
2 5 (6.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Solaris
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (23.29%) ERP
3 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.07%) CRM
5 10 (13.70%) Fintech
6 9 (12.33%) Scrum
7 8 (10.96%) Time Management
8 7 (9.59%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (9.59%) Kanban
8 7 (9.59%) SDLC
9 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
9 6 (8.22%) Project Management
9 6 (8.22%) Wealth Management
10 5 (6.85%) Business Continuity
10 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.85%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.85%) Project Planning
10 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.22%) Assembly Language
3 6 (8.22%) COBOL
3 6 (8.22%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 3 (4.11%) Java
5 2 (2.74%) Java 8
5 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.37%) C++
6 1 (1.37%) Go
6 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) CREST Certified
2 3 (4.11%) FFIEC
3 1 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) GDPR
1 3 (4.11%) HIPAA
1 3 (4.11%) ISO 22301
1 3 (4.11%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (4.11%) ITGC
1 3 (4.11%) NIST
1 3 (4.11%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.11%) PMO
1 3 (4.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.37%) Mesos
2 1 (1.37%) Nessus
2 1 (1.37%) Nmap
2 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) Rancher
2 1 (1.37%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.29%) Oracle
3 6 (8.22%) IBM
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco
4 3 (4.11%) Tableau
5 2 (2.74%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) Qualys
6 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.37%) SAP