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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1048 835 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.02% 15.25% 20.71%
As % of the General category 43.76% 37.14% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 805 565 609
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
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
2395 2248 2304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.47% 41.06% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1452 1607
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 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 2 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 +6 452 £52,500 -4.54% 49
Slough +2 165 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Bracknell 0 123 £55,000 +23.59% 8
Newbury +10 64 £42,500 +2.40% 9
Maidenhead -3 42 £67,500 +22.72% 3
Windsor +5 33 £69,000 +15.00% 3
Wokingham +18 7 £32,500 -27.77%
Hungerford -1 7 £30,000 -
Thatcham - 7 £42,500 -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 622 (29.60%) Telecoms
2 396 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
3 380 (18.09%) Banking
4 379 (18.04%) SQL
5 334 (15.90%) Degree
6 314 (14.95%) Project Management
7 296 (14.09%) Retail
8 284 (13.52%) Windows
9 277 (13.18%) Microsoft
10 248 (11.80%) Oracle
11 237 (11.28%) Java
12 233 (11.09%) Security Cleared
13 224 (10.66%) HTML
13 224 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
14 217 (10.33%) SC Cleared
15 216 (10.28%) JavaScript
16 213 (10.14%) CRM
17 208 (9.90%) Marketing
18 206 (9.80%) ITIL
19 203 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
20 200 (9.52%) MS Excel
21 187 (8.90%) CSS
22 184 (8.76%) Scrum
23 180 (8.57%) SAP
24 166 (7.90%) Business Analysis
25 158 (7.52%) Active Directory
26 154 (7.33%) .NET
27 153 (7.28%) PRINCE2
28 147 (7.00%) SQL Server
29 143 (6.81%) C#

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 78 (3.71%) SharePoint
2 52 (2.48%) MS Exchange
3 51 (2.43%) Apache
4 43 (2.05%) IIS
4 43 (2.05%) CMS
5 42 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 35 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 33 (1.57%) WebSphere
8 31 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 23 (1.09%) Joomla!
10 22 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 21 (1.00%) WebLogic
11 21 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
12 19 (0.90%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 19 (0.90%) Apache Solr
13 18 (0.86%) JBoss
14 17 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 16 (0.76%) SAS
15 16 (0.76%) Drupal
16 15 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 200 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 128 (6.09%) MS Office
3 45 (2.14%) MS Project
4 42 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 34 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.71%) Niku Workbench
7 6 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.24%) SPSS
9 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.048%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.048%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 73 (3.47%) SAP FI
1 73 (3.47%) SAP FI/CO
1 73 (3.47%) SAP CO
2 42 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
5 31 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 28 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
7 22 (1.05%) SAP R/3
8 21 (1.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 21 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
9 20 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
10 19 (0.90%) Agresso
10 19 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
11 14 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
11 14 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
11 14 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
12 13 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
13 11 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
14 10 (0.48%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.76%) SaaS
2 13 (0.62%) Office 365
3 9 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.19%) PaaS
5 4 (0.19%) IaaS
6 2 (0.095%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.048%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.33%) DNS
2 59 (2.81%) Firewall
3 45 (2.14%) Internet
4 42 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 41 (1.95%) DHCP
6 37 (1.76%) Wireless
7 35 (1.67%) VPN
7 35 (1.67%) Network Security
8 33 (1.57%) VoIP
9 30 (1.43%) LAN
9 30 (1.43%) SSL
10 28 (1.33%) WAN
11 23 (1.09%) HTTP
12 19 (0.90%) OSPF
12 19 (0.90%) BGP
12 19 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (0.76%) MVNO
13 16 (0.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 55 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (2.14%) Oracle Database
4 44 (2.09%) Relational Database
5 43 (2.05%) MySQL
6 36 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 31 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
8 29 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 28 (1.33%) EDRMS
10 25 (1.19%) Big Data
11 24 (1.14%) IDOL
12 23 (1.09%) QlikView
13 21 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (0.95%) DB2
14 20 (0.95%) NoSQL
15 18 (0.86%) Data Mining
15 18 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
16 16 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 79 (3.76%) Selenium
2 56 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 49 (2.33%) Subversion
4 34 (1.62%) Visual Studio
5 29 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 23 (1.09%) Maven
7 19 (0.90%) Mockito
7 19 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
8 16 (0.76%) WebDriver
9 15 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (0.67%) Eclipse
11 13 (0.62%) Jenkins
12 12 (0.57%) LoadRunner
13 9 (0.43%) JIRA
14 8 (0.38%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.33%) SoapUI
15 7 (0.33%) NUnit
16 6 (0.29%) Toad
16 6 (0.29%) WinRunner
16 6 (0.29%) ClearCase
General
1 622 (29.60%) Telecoms
2 380 (18.09%) Banking
3 296 (14.09%) Retail
4 208 (9.90%) Marketing
5 101 (4.81%) Manufacturing
6 89 (4.24%) Advertising
7 76 (3.62%) Legal
8 75 (3.57%) Billing
9 39 (1.86%) Aerospace
10 35 (1.67%) General Ledger
11 32 (1.52%) Electronics
12 16 (0.76%) Back Office
13 14 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.48%) Local Government
14 10 (0.48%) German Language
15 8 (0.38%) French Language
15 8 (0.38%) Automotive
16 7 (0.33%) Dutch Language
17 6 (0.29%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 433 (20.61%) Analyst
2 291 (13.85%) Consultant
3 251 (11.95%) Developer
4 230 (10.95%) Business Analyst
5 199 (9.47%) Project Manager
6 148 (7.04%) Architect
7 104 (4.95%) Support Engineer
8 88 (4.19%) Java Developer
9 75 (3.57%) Test Analyst
10 64 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
11 63 (3.00%) Financial Business Analyst
12 61 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
13 55 (2.62%) Account Manager
13 55 (2.62%) Test Manager
14 49 (2.33%) Team Leader
15 46 (2.19%) Business Manager
15 46 (2.19%) Software Engineer
16 45 (2.14%) Senior Manager
17 43 (2.05%) Systems Analyst
18 42 (2.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (10.66%) HTML
2 187 (8.90%) CSS
3 154 (7.33%) .NET
4 127 (6.04%) jQuery
5 116 (5.52%) XML
6 85 (4.05%) Web Services
7 79 (3.76%) Spring
8 70 (3.33%) ASP.NET
9 66 (3.14%) J2EE
10 54 (2.57%) Ajax
11 50 (2.38%) Java EE
12 48 (2.28%) JSP
12 48 (2.28%) SOAP
13 47 (2.24%) JSON
14 35 (1.67%) HTML5
15 30 (1.43%) XHTML
16 28 (1.33%) XSLT
17 26 (1.24%) WCF
18 25 (1.19%) JSTL
19 24 (1.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 224 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 80 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 61 (2.90%) Statistics
5 47 (2.24%) Social Media
6 46 (2.19%) User Experience
7 33 (1.57%) Mathematics
8 28 (1.33%) DTV
9 27 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 26 (1.24%) FMCG
11 25 (1.19%) iPad
12 24 (1.14%) Visualisation
13 22 (1.05%) Client/Server
14 20 (0.95%) Blackberry
15 18 (0.86%) PMI
16 16 (0.76%) Open Source
17 14 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
18 12 (0.57%) Data Integration
19 10 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
20 9 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 284 (13.52%) Windows
2 133 (6.33%) UNIX
3 114 (5.43%) Linux
4 91 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 75 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 45 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 22 (1.05%) Windows 2000
8 22 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
9 13 (0.62%) Solaris
10 12 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.33%) Android
12 5 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.19%) AIX
13 4 (0.19%) CentOS
13 4 (0.19%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.14%) zOS
15 2 (0.095%) Debian
15 2 (0.095%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (14.95%) Project Management
3 213 (10.14%) CRM
4 206 (9.80%) ITIL
5 203 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 184 (8.76%) Scrum
7 166 (7.90%) Business Analysis
8 153 (7.28%) PRINCE2
9 138 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
10 128 (6.09%) Mentoring
11 126 (6.00%) ERP
12 120 (5.71%) E-Commerce
12 120 (5.71%) Change Management
13 100 (4.76%) Analytics
14 99 (4.71%) Line Management
15 98 (4.66%) Software Engineering
16 95 (4.52%) Time Management
17 91 (4.33%) UML
18 90 (4.28%) Waterfall
19 87 (4.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 379 (18.04%) SQL
2 237 (11.28%) Java
3 216 (10.28%) JavaScript
4 143 (6.81%) C#
5 49 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 42 (2.00%) PL/SQL
7 39 (1.86%) C++
7 39 (1.86%) T-SQL
8 35 (1.67%) C
8 35 (1.67%) PHP
9 30 (1.43%) ABAP
10 23 (1.09%) Perl
11 18 (0.86%) Shell Script
12 13 (0.62%) Python
13 12 (0.57%) VBA
14 8 (0.38%) VC++
14 8 (0.38%) Ruby
14 8 (0.38%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.33%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 334 (15.90%) Degree
2 233 (11.09%) Security Cleared
3 217 (10.33%) SC Cleared
4 132 (6.28%) ISEB
5 76 (3.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 72 (3.43%) DV Cleared
7 70 (3.33%) ISTQB
8 52 (2.48%) PMI Certification
9 50 (2.38%) CISSP
10 43 (2.05%) PMP
11 32 (1.52%) CCA
12 28 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 27 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
13 27 (1.29%) ACCA
13 27 (1.29%) VCP4
14 26 (1.24%) CIMA
15 25 (1.19%) MCSE
16 22 (1.05%) CCNA
17 18 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (5.57%) QA
2 61 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (2.67%) SLA
4 47 (2.24%) PCI DSS
5 35 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.71%) ISO 14001
7 12 (0.57%) COBIT
8 7 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.19%) HL7
10 3 (0.14%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.095%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.095%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.048%) GAAP
12 1 (0.048%) COSO
12 1 (0.048%) P3O
12 1 (0.048%) GAMP
System Software
1 158 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 66 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.52%) ISA Server
4 12 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.48%) vSphere
6 8 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.19%) Xen
8 4 (0.19%) vCloud
9 3 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.14%) Firmware
9 3 (0.14%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.095%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.095%) 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%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 48 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (1.76%) SCCM
3 26 (1.24%) NetBackup
4 25 (1.19%) SCOM
5 24 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 24 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (0.33%) ARCserve
6 7 (0.33%) Puppet
7 5 (0.24%) Nagios
8 4 (0.19%) OMEGAMON
8 4 (0.19%) Unicenter
8 4 (0.19%) Tivoli NetView
8 4 (0.19%) MOM
8 4 (0.19%) Windows Intune
8 4 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.095%) Netcool
10 2 (0.095%) StatsD
Vendors
1 277 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 248 (11.80%) Oracle
3 180 (8.57%) SAP
4 125 (5.95%) Fujitsu
5 101 (4.81%) Cisco
6 81 (3.86%) Citrix
7 79 (3.76%) VMware
8 77 (3.66%) IBM
9 70 (3.33%) HP
10 51 (2.43%) Juniper
11 47 (2.24%) Avaya
11 47 (2.24%) Business Objects
12 40 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
13 37 (1.76%) JD Edwards
13 37 (1.76%) Sitecore
14 35 (1.67%) McAfee
15 30 (1.43%) Veritas
16 24 (1.14%) Cognos
16 24 (1.14%) Meridio
16 24 (1.14%) F5
Bracknell, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Churchill Frank
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Shares
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Private medical, Life Assuranc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5 % Pension, Health, Life Ass
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Capita
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 7% Pension / 12% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £57,000 per annum plus an excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago