Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 8 1
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 110 176 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 12.53% 16.91% 31.29%
As % of the General category 34.48% 38.51% 55.13%
Number of salaries quoted 105 154 258
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +7.84%
10th Percentile £44,250 £40,375 £36,250
90th Percentile £89,500 £80,000 £85,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% -2.86%

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 319 457 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 36.33% 43.90% 56.76%
Number of salaries quoted 287 343 456
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (40.91%) Java
2 36 (32.73%) SQL
3 30 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (24.55%) XML
6 26 (23.64%) Software Delivery
7 25 (22.73%) Banking
8 24 (21.82%) SaaS
8 24 (21.82%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (20.00%) REST
9 22 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (20.00%) Project Management
10 20 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (18.18%) Apex Code
11 18 (16.36%) Scrum
11 18 (16.36%) SharePoint Server
12 15 (13.64%) BDD
13 13 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (11.82%) Kanban
13 13 (11.82%) TDD
14 12 (10.91%) Retail
14 12 (10.91%) Spring
14 12 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (10.91%) SDLC
15 11 (10.00%) Hibernate
15 11 (10.00%) Unix
15 11 (10.00%) Linux
15 11 (10.00%) Oracle
16 10 (9.09%) SAP

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 18 (16.36%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (6.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.73%) JBoss
4 3 (2.73%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.91%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.91%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.82%) SaaS
2 20 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.73%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.91%) Office 365
4 1 (0.91%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.91%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.36%) RDBMS
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.91%) Big Data
5 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) DB2
5 1 (0.91%) MySQL
5 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.91%) OLTP
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.91%) Power BI
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Git (software)
1 9 (8.18%) JIRA
2 6 (5.45%) Cucumber
2 6 (5.45%) Maven
2 6 (5.45%) Selenium
3 3 (2.73%) JBehave
3 3 (2.73%) JUnit
3 3 (2.73%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.73%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.91%) Xcode
General
1 25 (22.73%) Banking
2 12 (10.91%) Retail
3 6 (5.45%) Legal
4 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
5 1 (0.91%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (22.73%) Consultant
2 24 (21.82%) Analyst
3 20 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
4 18 (16.36%) Implementation Consultant
5 17 (15.45%) Senior Implementation Consultant
6 14 (12.73%) Project Manager
7 13 (11.82%) Developer
7 13 (11.82%) Software Consultant
8 10 (9.09%) Software Implementation Consultant
9 9 (8.18%) Architect
9 9 (8.18%) Business Analyst
9 9 (8.18%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (5.45%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Principal Architect
11 4 (3.64%) Programme Manager
11 4 (3.64%) QA Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Senior Business Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.55%) XML
2 22 (20.00%) REST
3 12 (10.91%) Spring
4 11 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (7.27%) Java EE
6 7 (6.36%) J2EE
7 6 (5.45%) RESTful
8 5 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.55%) CSS
8 5 (4.55%) JSP
8 5 (4.55%) Spring MVC
9 4 (3.64%) .NET
9 4 (3.64%) HTML
9 4 (3.64%) Java SE
9 4 (3.64%) Node.js
9 4 (3.64%) Web Services
10 3 (2.73%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.73%) JDBC
10 3 (2.73%) React
11 2 (1.82%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.82%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.18%) Fintech
4 7 (6.36%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.55%) PMI
7 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.82%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.91%) PKI
8 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.00%) Linux
1 11 (10.00%) Unix
2 8 (7.27%) Windows
3 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.82%) Solaris
5 1 (0.91%) AIX
5 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.64%) Software Delivery
3 22 (20.00%) Project Management
4 18 (16.36%) Scrum
5 15 (13.64%) BDD
6 13 (11.82%) Kanban
6 13 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (11.82%) TDD
7 12 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (10.91%) SDLC
8 10 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 10 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.27%) ERP
10 8 (7.27%) OO
10 8 (7.27%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.27%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.36%) MVC
11 7 (6.36%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (5.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.91%) Java
2 36 (32.73%) SQL
3 30 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.18%) Apex Code
5 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.64%) C#
7 3 (2.73%) Java 8
7 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.82%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.91%) Erlang
9 1 (0.91%) ES6
9 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.91%) Python
9 1 (0.91%) Ruby
9 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.82%) CISA
2 2 (1.82%) CISM
2 2 (1.82%) CISSP
3 1 (0.91%) ISEB
3 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
2 6 (5.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.73%) SLA
4 2 (1.82%) GDPR
4 2 (1.82%) ISO 22301
4 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.82%) PMO
4 2 (1.82%) SEPA
5 1 (0.91%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.91%) ISA Server
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.91%) MOM
1 1 (0.91%) OpenView
1 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle
3 10 (9.09%) SAP
4 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.64%) Sage
6 3 (2.73%) IBM
6 3 (2.73%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.73%) Planview
6 3 (2.73%) Sybase
7 2 (1.82%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.82%) Splunk
7 2 (1.82%) VMware
8 1 (0.91%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.91%) BMC
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco
8 1 (0.91%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.91%) New Relic
8 1 (0.91%) Sun
8 1 (0.91%) VocaLink