The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1016 836 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.57% 14.94% 21.17%
As % of the General category 42.16% 36.00% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 769 576 634
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
Finance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2410 2322 2318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.06% 41.49% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1493 1475 1573
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Berkshire region.

Finance Salary Trend in Berkshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Finance
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 442 £55,000 +10.00% 39
Slough +1 171 £52,000 +8.33% 21
Bracknell -2 94 £50,000 - 11
Newbury +5 56 £47,500 +26.66% 17
Maidenhead +3 47 £62,500 +19.04% 12
Windsor +8 41 £69,000 +2.22% 2
Hungerford - 16 £30,000 - 2
Wokingham +22 7 £47,000 +4.44% 2
Thatcham - 4 £45,000 -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 581 (28.15%) Telecoms
2 432 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 379 (18.36%) Banking
4 363 (17.59%) SQL
5 327 (15.84%) Project Management
6 324 (15.70%) Degree
7 262 (12.69%) Microsoft
8 259 (12.55%) Windows
9 258 (12.50%) Retail
10 250 (12.11%) Oracle
11 229 (11.09%) Java
12 224 (10.85%) JavaScript
13 223 (10.80%) HTML
14 222 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
15 210 (10.17%) Security Cleared
16 207 (10.03%) CRM
17 202 (9.79%) ITIL
18 201 (9.74%) SC Cleared
19 200 (9.69%) Marketing
20 196 (9.50%) Scrum
21 190 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
22 187 (9.06%) MS Excel
23 184 (8.91%) CSS
24 173 (8.38%) .NET
24 173 (8.38%) SAP
24 173 (8.38%) Business Analysis
25 165 (7.99%) PRINCE2
26 150 (7.27%) C#
27 145 (7.03%) SQL Server
28 137 (6.64%) Active Directory

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 74 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 46 (2.23%) CMS
3 41 (1.99%) MS Exchange
3 41 (1.99%) Apache
4 40 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 36 (1.74%) IIS
5 36 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 34 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
7 26 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (1.07%) Joomla!
8 22 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
9 21 (1.02%) WebLogic
10 18 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (0.87%) Apache Solr
11 17 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
11 17 (0.82%) Drupal
11 17 (0.82%) SAS
11 17 (0.82%) JBoss
12 16 (0.78%) IBM Connections
13 15 (0.73%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 187 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 104 (5.04%) MS Office
3 48 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 41 (1.99%) MS Project
5 36 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.73%) Niku Workbench
7 5 (0.24%) SPSS
8 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.097%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.097%) PaintShop Pro
9 2 (0.097%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.048%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 59 (2.86%) SAP FI
1 59 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
1 59 (2.86%) SAP CO
2 39 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 34 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 27 (1.31%) Oracle Financials
5 26 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
6 22 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
7 20 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
8 18 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
9 16 (0.78%) Agresso
10 14 (0.68%) SAP R/3
11 12 (0.58%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 12 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
11 12 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
11 12 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
12 10 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
13 9 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
14 8 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.00%) SaaS
2 13 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (0.63%) Office 365
3 4 (0.19%) IaaS
3 4 (0.19%) PaaS
4 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.097%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.048%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.048%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.20%) DNS
2 64 (3.10%) Firewall
3 49 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 44 (2.13%) Internet
5 42 (2.03%) Wireless
6 38 (1.84%) DHCP
7 35 (1.70%) Network Security
8 34 (1.65%) VPN
9 30 (1.45%) VoIP
10 29 (1.41%) SSL
11 27 (1.31%) LAN
12 26 (1.26%) WAN
13 23 (1.11%) HTTP
14 17 (0.82%) MVNO
15 16 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
15 16 (0.78%) OSPF
15 16 (0.78%) BGP
16 13 (0.63%) SAN
16 13 (0.63%) IPsec
16 13 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 57 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (2.33%) MySQL
3 48 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 46 (2.23%) Relational Database
5 36 (1.74%) RDBMS
6 33 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 29 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
8 25 (1.21%) QlikView
9 24 (1.16%) Data Mining
10 21 (1.02%) EDRMS
10 21 (1.02%) NoSQL
10 21 (1.02%) Big Data
11 20 (0.97%) DB2
12 18 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (0.82%) IDOL
14 16 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (0.73%) MongoDB
16 14 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
17 12 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 82 (3.97%) Selenium
2 56 (2.71%) Git (software)
3 48 (2.33%) Subversion
4 34 (1.65%) Visual Studio
5 22 (1.07%) Maven
6 20 (0.97%) WebDriver
7 19 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
8 18 (0.87%) Mockito
9 16 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
10 15 (0.73%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.48%) SoapUI
11 10 (0.48%) Jenkins
12 9 (0.44%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.44%) JIRA
12 9 (0.44%) NUnit
13 8 (0.39%) LoadRunner
13 8 (0.39%) LoadUI
14 7 (0.34%) ClearCase
14 7 (0.34%) ERwin
General
1 581 (28.15%) Telecoms
2 379 (18.36%) Banking
3 258 (12.50%) Retail
4 200 (9.69%) Marketing
5 101 (4.89%) Manufacturing
6 88 (4.26%) Advertising
7 75 (3.63%) Legal
8 65 (3.15%) Billing
9 37 (1.79%) Electronics
10 32 (1.55%) Aerospace
11 24 (1.16%) General Ledger
12 17 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (0.73%) Back Office
14 13 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.48%) Automotive
15 10 (0.48%) Local Government
16 9 (0.44%) French Language
17 8 (0.39%) German Language
18 7 (0.34%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 430 (20.83%) Analyst
2 267 (12.94%) Developer
3 256 (12.40%) Consultant
4 230 (11.14%) Business Analyst
5 207 (10.03%) Project Manager
6 158 (7.66%) Architect
7 89 (4.31%) Support Engineer
8 86 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 72 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
10 69 (3.34%) Test Analyst
11 68 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
12 61 (2.96%) Financial Business Analyst
13 52 (2.52%) Team Leader
14 51 (2.47%) Account Manager
15 50 (2.42%) Test Manager
16 49 (2.37%) Senior Manager
17 48 (2.33%) Senior Developer
17 48 (2.33%) Business Manager
18 40 (1.94%) Applications Support
19 39 (1.89%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (10.80%) HTML
2 184 (8.91%) CSS
3 173 (8.38%) .NET
4 135 (6.54%) jQuery
5 124 (6.01%) XML
6 98 (4.75%) Web Services
7 84 (4.07%) Spring
8 75 (3.63%) ASP.NET
9 71 (3.44%) J2EE
10 54 (2.62%) SOAP
10 54 (2.62%) Ajax
11 49 (2.37%) JSON
12 47 (2.28%) Java EE
13 42 (2.03%) JSP
14 33 (1.60%) HTML5
15 30 (1.45%) XSLT
16 27 (1.31%) XHTML
16 27 (1.31%) RESTful
17 26 (1.26%) WCF
18 24 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 222 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (4.36%) Computer Science
2 90 (4.36%) Management Information System
3 53 (2.57%) Social Media
4 51 (2.47%) Statistics
5 37 (1.79%) User Experience
6 32 (1.55%) DTV
7 28 (1.36%) FMCG
8 27 (1.31%) Visualisation
9 24 (1.16%) iPad
9 24 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 23 (1.11%) Mobile App
11 22 (1.07%) Mathematics
12 19 (0.92%) PMI
12 19 (0.92%) Blackberry
13 17 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
13 17 (0.82%) Open Source
14 13 (0.63%) Data Integration
15 12 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
15 12 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 259 (12.55%) Windows
2 123 (5.96%) UNIX
3 102 (4.94%) Linux
4 78 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (2.96%) Windows 7
6 45 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (1.31%) Windows XP
8 21 (1.02%) Windows 2000
9 16 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
9 16 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.39%) Android
11 7 (0.34%) Solaris
12 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.24%) AIX
14 4 (0.19%) CentOS
14 4 (0.19%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.097%) Debian
15 2 (0.097%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (15.84%) Project Management
3 207 (10.03%) CRM
4 202 (9.79%) ITIL
5 196 (9.50%) Scrum
6 190 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 173 (8.38%) Business Analysis
8 165 (7.99%) PRINCE2
9 132 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
10 122 (5.91%) E-Commerce
11 120 (5.81%) Mentoring
12 119 (5.77%) Change Management
13 116 (5.62%) Analytics
14 112 (5.43%) ERP
15 100 (4.84%) Line Management
16 99 (4.80%) Waterfall
17 96 (4.65%) Software Engineering
18 94 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
19 93 (4.51%) UML
20 92 (4.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 363 (17.59%) SQL
2 229 (11.09%) Java
3 224 (10.85%) JavaScript
4 150 (7.27%) C#
5 45 (2.18%) PL/SQL
6 42 (2.03%) PowerShell
7 36 (1.74%) T-SQL
8 34 (1.65%) PHP
9 25 (1.21%) C
9 25 (1.21%) C++
10 19 (0.92%) Perl
11 18 (0.87%) ABAP
12 16 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.53%) VBA
14 10 (0.48%) Python
15 8 (0.39%) VC++
16 7 (0.34%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.29%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.29%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 324 (15.70%) Degree
2 210 (10.17%) Security Cleared
3 201 (9.74%) SC Cleared
4 120 (5.81%) ISEB
5 68 (3.29%) ISTQB
6 59 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 56 (2.71%) PMI Certification
8 54 (2.62%) CISSP
8 54 (2.62%) DV Cleared
9 46 (2.23%) PMP
10 30 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (1.26%) MCSE
12 24 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
12 24 (1.16%) ACCA
13 22 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 22 (1.07%) CIMA
14 21 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (0.92%) CISM
16 18 (0.87%) CCA
16 18 (0.87%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.96%) QA
2 72 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (2.47%) SLA
4 50 (2.42%) PCI DSS
5 32 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.92%) ISO 14001
7 11 (0.53%) COBIT
8 8 (0.39%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.19%) HL7
10 2 (0.097%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.048%) GAAP
11 1 (0.048%) P3O
11 1 (0.048%) COSO
System Software
1 137 (6.64%) Active Directory
2 55 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.16%) ISA Server
4 17 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.68%) vSphere
6 8 (0.39%) Terminal Services
6 8 (0.39%) vCloud
7 7 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.19%) Xen
9 3 (0.15%) Firmware
10 2 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.097%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.048%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.048%) UAG
11 1 (0.048%) XenApp
11 1 (0.048%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.048%) Snort
11 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.048%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 38 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (1.50%) SCCM
3 20 (0.97%) SCOM
4 18 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 18 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 18 (0.87%) NetBackup
5 8 (0.39%) Puppet
6 7 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 6 (0.29%) ARCserve
8 5 (0.24%) Nagios
9 3 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.097%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.097%) Linux-HA
11 1 (0.048%) SCSM
11 1 (0.048%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.048%) StatsD
11 1 (0.048%) Opsview
11 1 (0.048%) Graphite
11 1 (0.048%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.048%) Netcool
Vendors
1 262 (12.69%) Microsoft
2 250 (12.11%) Oracle
3 173 (8.38%) SAP
4 96 (4.65%) Cisco
5 94 (4.55%) Fujitsu
6 77 (3.73%) IBM
7 71 (3.44%) VMware
8 67 (3.25%) Citrix
9 65 (3.15%) HP
10 52 (2.52%) Juniper
11 46 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
12 40 (1.94%) Avaya
13 37 (1.79%) Business Objects
14 36 (1.74%) Sitecore
15 33 (1.60%) Cognos
15 33 (1.60%) McAfee
16 25 (1.21%) JD Edwards
16 25 (1.21%) Veritas
17 23 (1.11%) ServiceNow
18 22 (1.07%) F5
Bracknell, Berkshire
Portal Partnership Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £57,000 per annum plus an excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, training
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Penson, Health
Posted: 4 days ago