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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 916 911 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.21% 16.69% 19.00%
As % of the General category 41.58% 39.34% 45.44%
Number of salaries quoted 716 567 672
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2203 2316 2183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.81% 42.43% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1358 1504
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 425 £55,000 +4.76% 60
Slough -1 141 £52,500 +5.00% 18
Bracknell -1 69 £50,000 +4.16% 5
Maidenhead +22 54 £65,000 +59.50% 5
Newbury -7 44 £50,000 +12.99% 7
Windsor +5 36 £69,000 +31.42% 1
Hungerford -1 10 £32,500 +4.83% 2
Wokingham - 7 £47,000 - 1
Thatcham - 1 £55,000 -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 518 (26.46%) Telecoms
2 438 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
3 382 (19.51%) Banking
4 343 (17.52%) SQL
5 330 (16.85%) Project Management
6 285 (14.56%) Degree
7 233 (11.90%) Oracle
8 221 (11.29%) Scrum
9 207 (10.57%) Java
9 207 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
10 205 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 201 (10.27%) Microsoft
12 196 (10.01%) Windows
13 194 (9.91%) Retail
14 193 (9.86%) .NET
15 190 (9.70%) PRINCE2
16 189 (9.65%) Marketing
17 188 (9.60%) JavaScript
18 182 (9.30%) CRM
19 172 (8.78%) Business Analysis
20 169 (8.63%) ITIL
21 165 (8.43%) HTML
22 161 (8.22%) Security Cleared
23 153 (7.81%) C#
24 152 (7.76%) SC Cleared
25 151 (7.71%) SQL Server
26 146 (7.46%) SAP
27 141 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
28 140 (7.15%) CSS
29 137 (7.00%) MS Excel

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 65 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 39 (1.99%) CMS
3 38 (1.94%) WebSphere
4 30 (1.53%) Tomcat
5 28 (1.43%) MS Exchange
6 27 (1.38%) IIS
7 25 (1.28%) WebSphere Portal
8 24 (1.23%) IBM Connections
9 22 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 21 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
11 20 (1.02%) Apache
12 19 (0.97%) WebLogic
13 18 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
14 17 (0.87%) SAS
15 16 (0.82%) WordPress
16 14 (0.72%) JBoss
16 14 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
17 10 (0.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 10 (0.51%) Drupal
17 10 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 137 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 87 (4.44%) MS Office
3 40 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 35 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (1.69%) MS Project
6 5 (0.26%) SPSS
7 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.20%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.10%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.10%) PaintShop Pro
9 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 40 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (1.99%) SAP FI
2 39 (1.99%) SAP FI/CO
2 39 (1.99%) SAP CO
3 36 (1.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 34 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 25 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
6 24 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
7 23 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
8 21 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
9 17 (0.87%) Agresso
10 12 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
12 10 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
12 10 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
12 10 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
13 9 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
14 8 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
15 7 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 7 (0.36%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 69 (3.52%) SaaS
2 18 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (0.92%) Office 365
3 7 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.20%) PaaS
4 4 (0.20%) IaaS
5 2 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.051%) GitHub
6 1 (0.051%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.051%) Veeva
6 1 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.051%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.86%) DNS
2 53 (2.71%) Firewall
3 50 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 40 (2.04%) Internet
5 29 (1.48%) DHCP
6 27 (1.38%) VoIP
6 27 (1.38%) Wireless
7 26 (1.33%) LAN
8 23 (1.17%) WAN
9 22 (1.12%) VPN
10 21 (1.07%) HTTP
11 20 (1.02%) MVNO
12 19 (0.97%) SAN
13 18 (0.92%) Network Security
14 17 (0.87%) SSL
15 16 (0.82%) Unified Communications
16 13 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
17 12 (0.61%) ATM
17 12 (0.61%) NAS
18 9 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (7.71%) SQL Server
2 73 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (2.45%) Oracle Database
4 40 (2.04%) MySQL
5 39 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 37 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 28 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (1.43%) RDBMS
8 25 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (1.17%) Data Mining
10 22 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
11 21 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (0.82%) DB2
12 16 (0.82%) NoSQL
12 16 (0.82%) Big Data
13 14 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (0.66%) RavenDB
15 12 (0.61%) MongoDB
16 11 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 90 (4.60%) Selenium
2 41 (2.09%) Git (software)
3 35 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 34 (1.74%) Subversion
5 28 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (1.02%) Maven
7 17 (0.87%) WebDriver
8 15 (0.77%) NUnit
9 13 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
10 12 (0.61%) Moq
10 12 (0.61%) SoapUI
11 11 (0.56%) LoadUI
11 11 (0.56%) JIRA
11 11 (0.56%) ERwin
12 10 (0.51%) MSTest
13 9 (0.46%) Mockito
13 9 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
13 9 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
14 8 (0.41%) ClearCase
14 8 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 518 (26.46%) Telecoms
2 382 (19.51%) Banking
3 194 (9.91%) Retail
4 189 (9.65%) Marketing
5 94 (4.80%) Manufacturing
6 84 (4.29%) Advertising
7 80 (4.09%) Legal
8 61 (3.12%) Billing
9 36 (1.84%) Electronics
10 21 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.92%) Aerospace
12 17 (0.87%) Back Office
13 16 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.77%) General Ledger
15 12 (0.61%) Automotive
16 9 (0.46%) French Language
16 9 (0.46%) Local Government
17 8 (0.41%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.36%) German Language
19 6 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 435 (22.22%) Analyst
2 283 (14.45%) Developer
3 240 (12.26%) Business Analyst
4 217 (11.08%) Project Manager
5 212 (10.83%) Consultant
6 159 (8.12%) Architect
7 76 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
8 75 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
9 70 (3.58%) Java Developer
10 67 (3.42%) Senior Manager
11 64 (3.27%) Test Analyst
12 55 (2.81%) Senior Developer
13 51 (2.60%) Test Manager
13 51 (2.60%) .NET Developer
14 48 (2.45%) Support Engineer
15 47 (2.40%) Financial Business Analyst
16 45 (2.30%) Team Leader
16 45 (2.30%) Business Manager
17 42 (2.15%) Senior Business Analyst
18 41 (2.09%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (9.86%) .NET
2 165 (8.43%) HTML
3 140 (7.15%) CSS
4 122 (6.23%) XML
5 117 (5.98%) jQuery
6 92 (4.70%) Web Services
7 87 (4.44%) ASP.NET
8 72 (3.68%) Spring
9 63 (3.22%) SOAP
10 61 (3.12%) J2EE
11 51 (2.60%) Ajax
12 42 (2.15%) JSON
13 38 (1.94%) Java EE
14 37 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 32 (1.63%) WCF
15 32 (1.63%) AngularJS
16 27 (1.38%) JSP
17 26 (1.33%) RESTful
18 24 (1.23%) XSLT
19 23 (1.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 207 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 67 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 63 (3.22%) Social Media
5 36 (1.84%) Statistics
6 34 (1.74%) Visualisation
6 34 (1.74%) DTV
7 31 (1.58%) FMCG
8 28 (1.43%) User Experience
9 25 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
10 24 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (0.92%) Social Network
12 17 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
12 17 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.72%) Clustering
14 13 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.66%) Open Source
15 12 (0.61%) N-Tier
16 11 (0.56%) Mathematics
17 10 (0.51%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 196 (10.01%) Windows
2 109 (5.57%) UNIX
3 90 (4.60%) Linux
4 44 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (1.74%) Windows 7
7 22 (1.12%) Windows XP
8 16 (0.82%) Windows 2000
9 11 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.46%) Android
11 8 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.36%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.26%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.26%) AIX
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.051%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.051%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.051%) CentOS
16 1 (0.051%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (16.85%) Project Management
3 221 (11.29%) Scrum
4 205 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 190 (9.70%) PRINCE2
6 182 (9.30%) CRM
7 172 (8.78%) Business Analysis
8 169 (8.63%) ITIL
9 141 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
10 118 (6.03%) Analytics
11 117 (5.98%) E-Commerce
12 106 (5.41%) Change Management
13 103 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 97 (4.95%) TDD
15 93 (4.75%) Waterfall
16 90 (4.60%) Use Case
17 86 (4.39%) UML
17 86 (4.39%) ERP
18 83 (4.24%) Line Management
19 82 (4.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 343 (17.52%) SQL
2 207 (10.57%) Java
3 188 (9.60%) JavaScript
4 153 (7.81%) C#
5 49 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 46 (2.35%) T-SQL
7 35 (1.79%) PHP
8 32 (1.63%) PowerShell
9 24 (1.23%) Perl
10 20 (1.02%) C
11 16 (0.82%) Python
12 15 (0.77%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.72%) C++
14 13 (0.66%) ABAP
15 12 (0.61%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.41%) VB
17 7 (0.36%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.31%) VBA
18 6 (0.31%) Ruby
19 5 (0.26%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 285 (14.56%) Degree
2 161 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 152 (7.76%) SC Cleared
4 117 (5.98%) ISEB
5 68 (3.47%) ISTQB
6 47 (2.40%) CISSP
7 45 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 39 (1.99%) PMI Certification
9 32 (1.63%) PMP
10 29 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 28 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (1.28%) DV Cleared
13 24 (1.23%) MCSE
14 23 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (1.02%) CIMA
16 19 (0.97%) ACCA
16 19 (0.97%) IBM Certification
17 17 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 16 (0.82%) AAT
19 13 (0.66%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (6.23%) QA
2 59 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (2.45%) SLA
4 38 (1.94%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.66%) COBIT
7 12 (0.61%) ISO 14001
8 8 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.20%) WCAG
10 3 (0.15%) HL7
11 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.10%) GAAP
12 1 (0.051%) P3O
12 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 93 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 43 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.77%) vSphere
5 12 (0.61%) vCloud
6 11 (0.56%) Terminal Services
7 10 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (0.46%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.15%) XenApp
10 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.10%) Xen
10 2 (0.10%) Docker
11 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.051%) UAG
11 1 (0.051%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.051%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.051%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.051%) Snort
Systems Management
1 35 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 9 (0.46%) SCCM
3 9 (0.46%) NetBackup
4 8 (0.41%) Puppet
5 4 (0.20%) SCOM
6 3 (0.15%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.10%) Nagios
7 2 (0.10%) Salt
7 2 (0.10%) Ansible
7 2 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.051%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.051%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.051%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.051%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.051%) SCSM
8 1 (0.051%) Opsview
8 1 (0.051%) Nessus
8 1 (0.051%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.051%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 233 (11.90%) Oracle
2 201 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 146 (7.46%) SAP
4 82 (4.19%) IBM
5 66 (3.37%) Cisco
6 63 (3.22%) VMware
7 58 (2.96%) HP
7 58 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
8 38 (1.94%) Fujitsu
8 38 (1.94%) Citrix
9 36 (1.84%) Twitter
10 32 (1.63%) Juniper
11 26 (1.33%) Cognos
12 24 (1.23%) Avaya
12 24 (1.23%) Adobe
12 24 (1.23%) Sitecore
13 19 (0.97%) Facebook
13 19 (0.97%) JD Edwards
14 18 (0.92%) Veritas
15 17 (0.87%) Business Objects
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