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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 999 922 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.40% 17.12% 18.49%
As % of the General category 42.33% 40.49% 45.25%
Number of salaries quoted 758 625 592
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £78,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
2360 2277 2128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.47% 42.27% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1504 1479 1558
Average salary £50,000 £49,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% +4.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,839 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +1 424 £52,500 -4.54% 49
Slough +2 150 £50,000 +3.09% 16
Bracknell -2 122 £55,000 +15.78% 11
Newbury +6 79 £42,500 -12.82% 16
Maidenhead +6 33 £64,500 -18.09% 11
Windsor -3 25 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Thatcham +3 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Wokingham +6 6 £32,500 -27.77%
Hungerford -1 5 £30,000 - 4
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 698 (32.57%) Telecoms
2 382 (17.83%) Banking
3 371 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 371 (17.31%) SQL
4 368 (17.17%) Project Management
5 340 (15.87%) Degree
6 334 (15.59%) Retail
7 296 (13.81%) Windows
8 284 (13.25%) Microsoft
9 252 (11.76%) Security Cleared
10 248 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 245 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
12 230 (10.73%) SC Cleared
13 229 (10.69%) HTML
14 227 (10.59%) Oracle
15 222 (10.36%) MS Excel
16 220 (10.27%) Java
17 217 (10.13%) CRM
18 215 (10.03%) JavaScript
19 210 (9.80%) ITIL
20 206 (9.61%) CSS
21 191 (8.91%) Marketing
22 187 (8.73%) SAP
23 177 (8.26%) PRINCE2
24 170 (7.93%) Active Directory
24 170 (7.93%) Business Analysis
25 168 (7.84%) Scrum
26 167 (7.79%) Mentoring
27 158 (7.37%) Fujitsu
28 149 (6.95%) ISEB

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 66 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 65 (3.03%) Apache
3 57 (2.66%) MS Exchange
4 50 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 46 (2.15%) IIS
6 41 (1.91%) CMS
7 37 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 32 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 29 (1.35%) Apache Solr
10 28 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 27 (1.26%) WebSphere
12 25 (1.17%) Joomla!
13 24 (1.12%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 19 (0.89%) Drupal
15 18 (0.84%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 17 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
17 16 (0.75%) JBoss
18 15 (0.70%) Umbraco
18 15 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 222 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 142 (6.63%) MS Office
3 54 (2.52%) MS Project
4 41 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 33 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.70%) Niku Workbench
7 11 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.093%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.093%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.047%) SPSS
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 70 (3.27%) SAP FI
1 70 (3.27%) SAP FI/CO
1 70 (3.27%) SAP CO
2 34 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 33 (1.54%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 31 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
5 27 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 21 (0.98%) SAP R/3
6 21 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
7 20 (0.93%) Agresso
8 17 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
8 17 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
8 17 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
9 13 (0.61%) SAP FSCM
9 13 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
10 11 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
11 8 (0.37%) SAP PS
11 8 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.37%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.33%) SaaS
2 16 (0.75%) Office 365
3 13 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.37%) Yammer
5 5 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.14%) PaaS
6 3 (0.14%) IaaS
7 1 (0.047%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.64%) DNS
2 63 (2.94%) Firewall
3 55 (2.57%) Internet
4 44 (2.05%) Wireless
5 43 (2.01%) DHCP
6 41 (1.91%) TCP/IP
7 37 (1.73%) Network Security
8 35 (1.63%) HTTP
8 35 (1.63%) VoIP
9 34 (1.59%) VPN
10 32 (1.49%) LAN
11 29 (1.35%) WAN
12 25 (1.17%) SSL
13 19 (0.89%) OSPF
13 19 (0.89%) BGP
14 17 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
15 16 (0.75%) IPsec
15 16 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (0.75%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.52%) MySQL
3 48 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 35 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 31 (1.45%) EDRMS
7 30 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 29 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
9 27 (1.26%) IDOL
10 23 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (1.07%) QlikView
11 22 (1.03%) Big Data
12 20 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (0.79%) NoSQL
15 15 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (0.65%) DB2
17 13 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 87 (4.06%) Selenium
2 60 (2.80%) Git (software)
3 42 (1.96%) Subversion
4 39 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 29 (1.35%) Mockito
6 26 (1.21%) Visual Studio
7 18 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
8 16 (0.75%) WebDriver
9 15 (0.70%) Maven
9 15 (0.70%) Jenkins
10 13 (0.61%) LoadRunner
11 12 (0.56%) Eclipse
11 12 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (0.47%) NUnit
12 10 (0.47%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.42%) JIRA
14 7 (0.33%) SilkPerformer
14 7 (0.33%) JUnit
15 6 (0.28%) WinRunner
16 4 (0.19%) TestDirector
General
1 698 (32.57%) Telecoms
2 382 (17.83%) Banking
3 334 (15.59%) Retail
4 191 (8.91%) Marketing
5 96 (4.48%) Manufacturing
6 91 (4.25%) Advertising
7 82 (3.83%) Billing
8 81 (3.78%) Legal
9 40 (1.87%) Aerospace
10 39 (1.82%) General Ledger
11 33 (1.54%) Electronics
12 20 (0.93%) German Language
13 18 (0.84%) Back Office
14 14 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.42%) Automotive
15 9 (0.42%) Local Government
15 9 (0.42%) French Language
16 7 (0.33%) Dutch Language
16 7 (0.33%) Games
17 5 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 440 (20.53%) Analyst
2 308 (14.37%) Consultant
3 248 (11.57%) Developer
4 235 (10.97%) Project Manager
5 217 (10.13%) Business Analyst
6 135 (6.30%) Architect
7 112 (5.23%) Support Engineer
8 87 (4.06%) Test Analyst
9 86 (4.01%) Java Developer
10 65 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
11 58 (2.71%) Test Manager
11 58 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
12 55 (2.57%) Financial Business Analyst
13 48 (2.24%) Business Manager
14 45 (2.10%) Team Leader
15 44 (2.05%) Account Manager
15 44 (2.05%) Graduate
16 43 (2.01%) Software Engineer
16 43 (2.01%) Systems Analyst
16 43 (2.01%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (10.69%) HTML
2 206 (9.61%) CSS
3 127 (5.93%) .NET
3 127 (5.93%) jQuery
4 107 (4.99%) XML
5 87 (4.06%) Web Services
6 72 (3.36%) Spring
7 66 (3.08%) JSP
8 64 (2.99%) J2EE
9 63 (2.94%) ASP.NET
10 56 (2.61%) Ajax
11 52 (2.43%) Java EE
12 43 (2.01%) XHTML
13 40 (1.87%) HTML5
14 39 (1.82%) SOAP
15 38 (1.77%) XSLT
16 37 (1.73%) JSON
17 30 (1.40%) JSTL
18 25 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 24 (1.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 245 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (5.51%) Computer Science
3 72 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 63 (2.94%) Statistics
5 53 (2.47%) User Experience
6 45 (2.10%) Social Media
7 37 (1.73%) Mathematics
8 35 (1.63%) iPad
9 30 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 29 (1.35%) PMI
11 28 (1.31%) DTV
11 28 (1.31%) Mobile App
12 25 (1.17%) FMCG
13 20 (0.93%) Blackberry
14 17 (0.79%) Visualisation
15 15 (0.70%) Open Source
16 10 (0.47%) Data Integration
17 9 (0.42%) Data Conversion
17 9 (0.42%) Smart Meter
17 9 (0.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 296 (13.81%) Windows
2 134 (6.25%) UNIX
3 128 (5.97%) Linux
4 108 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 84 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 54 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (1.82%) Windows XP
8 25 (1.17%) Windows 2000
9 24 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 18 (0.84%) Solaris
11 10 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.37%) Android
13 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.28%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.28%) CentOS
15 4 (0.19%) Debian
15 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.14%) AIX
16 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (17.17%) Project Management
3 248 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 217 (10.13%) CRM
5 210 (9.80%) ITIL
6 177 (8.26%) PRINCE2
7 170 (7.93%) Business Analysis
8 168 (7.84%) Scrum
9 167 (7.79%) Mentoring
10 137 (6.39%) Change Management
11 129 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
12 124 (5.79%) E-Commerce
13 119 (5.55%) ERP
14 107 (4.99%) Risk Management
15 104 (4.85%) Migration
16 102 (4.76%) Line Management
17 96 (4.48%) Software Engineering
18 95 (4.43%) Time Management
19 94 (4.39%) Incident Management
20 88 (4.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 371 (17.31%) SQL
2 220 (10.27%) Java
3 215 (10.03%) JavaScript
4 134 (6.25%) C#
5 56 (2.61%) PowerShell
6 41 (1.91%) C
6 41 (1.91%) PHP
7 37 (1.73%) PL/SQL
8 36 (1.68%) C++
9 32 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 27 (1.26%) ABAP
11 22 (1.03%) Perl
12 19 (0.89%) VBScript
13 15 (0.70%) Python
14 14 (0.65%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.61%) Ruby
16 12 (0.56%) VBA
17 11 (0.51%) VB
18 9 (0.42%) VB.NET
18 9 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 340 (15.87%) Degree
2 252 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 230 (10.73%) SC Cleared
4 149 (6.95%) ISEB
5 85 (3.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 84 (3.92%) DV Cleared
7 79 (3.69%) ISTQB
8 77 (3.59%) PMI Certification
9 57 (2.66%) PMP
10 40 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 36 (1.68%) CISSP
12 35 (1.63%) CCA
13 29 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
14 27 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (1.21%) ACCA
16 25 (1.17%) CCNA
17 24 (1.12%) CIMA
18 22 (1.03%) MCSE
19 21 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 20 (0.93%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.79%) QA
2 65 (3.03%) SLA
3 50 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 38 (1.77%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.98%) ISO 14001
6 15 (0.70%) COBIT
7 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.14%) HL7
9 3 (0.14%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.093%) COSO
11 1 (0.047%) P3O
11 1 (0.047%) GAMP
11 1 (0.047%) GAAP
System Software
1 170 (7.93%) Active Directory
2 70 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.59%) ISA Server
4 13 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.33%) vSphere
5 7 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.33%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (0.28%) XenApp
6 6 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.19%) Xen
8 3 (0.14%) Firmware
9 2 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.093%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.047%) vCloud
10 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 69 (3.22%) HP Quality Center
2 40 (1.87%) SCCM
3 30 (1.40%) NetBackup
4 27 (1.26%) SCOM
5 26 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 26 (1.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (0.42%) ARCserve
7 6 (0.28%) Puppet
8 5 (0.23%) EdgeSight
8 5 (0.23%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.19%) Tivoli NetView
9 4 (0.19%) MOM
9 4 (0.19%) Unicenter
9 4 (0.19%) Netcool
9 4 (0.19%) Nagios
9 4 (0.19%) OMEGAMON
9 4 (0.19%) Windows Intune
9 4 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
10 3 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.14%) OVPI
Vendors
1 284 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 227 (10.59%) Oracle
3 187 (8.73%) SAP
4 158 (7.37%) Fujitsu
5 100 (4.67%) Cisco
6 92 (4.29%) Citrix
7 82 (3.83%) HP
8 78 (3.64%) VMware
9 58 (2.71%) IBM
10 56 (2.61%) Juniper
11 51 (2.38%) JD Edwards
12 50 (2.33%) Business Objects
13 47 (2.19%) Avaya
14 34 (1.59%) Sitecore
15 33 (1.54%) McAfee
16 32 (1.49%) F5
17 30 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
17 30 (1.40%) Veritas
18 29 (1.35%) hybris
19 27 (1.26%) Meridio
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £18000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 60-80k
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £62,000 per annum + 10 % Bonus + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £80,000 per annum £80K + 20% Bonus + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago