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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1000 885 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.20% 15.36% 21.06%
As % of the General category 41.15% 36.62% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 765 576 687
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £69,000
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
2430 2417 2338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.21% 41.95% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1458 1556
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £72,000
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 28 April 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 April 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 +3 453 £55,000 +10.00% 45
Slough +1 167 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Bracknell -1 84 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Maidenhead +15 62 £60,000 +41.17% 8
Newbury +4 56 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Windsor +9 44 £69,000 +31.42% 4
Hungerford -4 13 £32,500 +0.77%
Wokingham +18 9 £47,000 -
Thatcham - 1 £55,000 -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 535 (26.78%) Telecoms
2 444 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 375 (18.77%) Banking
4 348 (17.42%) SQL
5 327 (16.37%) Project Management
6 310 (15.52%) Degree
7 249 (12.46%) Oracle
8 225 (11.26%) Windows
8 225 (11.26%) Microsoft
9 222 (11.11%) Retail
10 217 (10.86%) Scrum
11 215 (10.76%) Java
11 215 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
12 209 (10.46%) CRM
13 198 (9.91%) JavaScript
14 193 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 191 (9.56%) Marketing
16 189 (9.46%) HTML
17 186 (9.31%) PRINCE2
18 184 (9.21%) ITIL
19 183 (9.16%) Security Cleared
20 181 (9.06%) .NET
21 178 (8.91%) Business Analysis
22 175 (8.76%) SC Cleared
23 163 (8.16%) SAP
24 158 (7.91%) MS Excel
25 155 (7.76%) CSS
26 147 (7.36%) C#
27 144 (7.21%) SQL Server
28 137 (6.86%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 71 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 48 (2.40%) CMS
3 35 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 35 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 33 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 32 (1.60%) IIS
6 29 (1.45%) Apache
6 29 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 24 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
8 21 (1.05%) WebSphere Portal
9 20 (1.00%) IBM Connections
9 20 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
10 17 (0.85%) WebLogic
10 17 (0.85%) SAS
11 15 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (0.75%) JBoss
11 15 (0.75%) WordPress
12 14 (0.70%) Drupal
12 14 (0.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 158 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 89 (4.45%) MS Office
3 48 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 33 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (1.60%) MS Project
6 6 (0.30%) Niku Workbench
7 5 (0.25%) SPSS
8 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.10%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.10%) PaintShop Pro
11 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 52 (2.60%) SAP FI
1 52 (2.60%) SAP FI/CO
1 52 (2.60%) SAP CO
2 40 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 32 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 26 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
6 24 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
6 24 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
7 20 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
8 17 (0.85%) Agresso
9 16 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
10 12 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
10 12 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
11 9 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
11 9 (0.45%) SAP R/3
12 8 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
12 8 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
12 8 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 66 (3.30%) SaaS
2 16 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (0.75%) Office 365
4 4 (0.20%) PaaS
4 4 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.20%) IaaS
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.050%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.050%) GitHub
7 1 (0.050%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.050%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.15%) DNS
1 63 (3.15%) Firewall
2 55 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 40 (2.00%) Internet
4 35 (1.75%) DHCP
4 35 (1.75%) Wireless
5 27 (1.35%) VoIP
6 26 (1.30%) VPN
7 25 (1.25%) Network Security
8 24 (1.20%) HTTP
9 23 (1.15%) LAN
10 21 (1.05%) WAN
11 20 (1.00%) SSL
11 20 (1.00%) MVNO
12 18 (0.90%) SAN
13 12 (0.60%) Unified Communications
14 11 (0.55%) NAS
15 10 (0.50%) ATM
16 9 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
17 7 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 68 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 48 (2.40%) MySQL
5 47 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 37 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 36 (1.80%) RDBMS
8 30 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
9 21 (1.05%) Data Mining
9 21 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (0.90%) QlikView
11 18 (0.90%) DB2
12 17 (0.85%) NoSQL
13 16 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (0.80%) EDRMS
14 13 (0.65%) Big Data
15 12 (0.60%) RavenDB
15 12 (0.60%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 91 (4.55%) Selenium
2 51 (2.55%) Git (software)
3 41 (2.05%) Subversion
4 33 (1.65%) Visual Studio
5 22 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (1.05%) WebDriver
7 20 (1.00%) Maven
8 15 (0.75%) NUnit
9 14 (0.70%) Mockito
9 14 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
10 12 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (0.55%) JIRA
11 11 (0.55%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.55%) SoapUI
12 10 (0.50%) Moq
13 9 (0.45%) ERwin
13 9 (0.45%) LoadUI
14 8 (0.40%) Jenkins
14 8 (0.40%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.40%) ClearCase
General
1 535 (26.78%) Telecoms
2 375 (18.77%) Banking
3 222 (11.11%) Retail
4 191 (9.56%) Marketing
5 96 (4.80%) Manufacturing
6 87 (4.35%) Advertising
7 82 (4.10%) Legal
8 59 (2.95%) Billing
9 36 (1.80%) Electronics
10 23 (1.15%) Aerospace
11 20 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (0.90%) General Ledger
13 17 (0.85%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.75%) Back Office
15 9 (0.45%) French Language
16 8 (0.40%) German Language
16 8 (0.40%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.40%) Automotive
17 7 (0.35%) Local Government
18 6 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 419 (20.97%) Analyst
2 271 (13.56%) Developer
3 235 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 222 (11.11%) Consultant
5 217 (10.86%) Project Manager
6 162 (8.11%) Architect
7 75 (3.75%) Java Developer
8 74 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
9 72 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
10 70 (3.50%) Support Engineer
11 63 (3.15%) Test Analyst
12 61 (3.05%) Senior Manager
13 56 (2.80%) Financial Business Analyst
14 53 (2.65%) Senior Developer
15 49 (2.45%) Team Leader
16 48 (2.40%) Test Manager
17 47 (2.35%) Business Manager
18 45 (2.25%) Account Manager
19 44 (2.20%) .NET Developer
20 40 (2.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (9.46%) HTML
2 181 (9.06%) .NET
3 155 (7.76%) CSS
4 124 (6.21%) jQuery
5 120 (6.01%) XML
6 100 (5.01%) Web Services
7 84 (4.20%) Spring
8 80 (4.00%) ASP.NET
9 67 (3.35%) J2EE
10 61 (3.05%) SOAP
11 55 (2.75%) Ajax
12 47 (2.35%) Java EE
13 46 (2.30%) JSON
14 31 (1.55%) WCF
14 31 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (1.50%) JSP
16 29 (1.45%) RESTful
17 28 (1.40%) XSLT
18 25 (1.25%) AngularJS
19 24 (1.20%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 215 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 81 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 58 (2.90%) Social Media
5 40 (2.00%) Statistics
6 32 (1.60%) User Experience
7 31 (1.55%) Visualisation
7 31 (1.55%) DTV
8 30 (1.50%) FMCG
9 22 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 21 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
11 19 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 17 (0.85%) Mathematics
13 17 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
14 16 (0.80%) PMI
14 16 (0.80%) Blackberry
14 16 (0.80%) iPad
15 15 (0.75%) Open Source
16 13 (0.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 225 (11.26%) Windows
2 114 (5.71%) UNIX
3 98 (4.90%) Linux
4 61 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (2.30%) Windows 7
6 43 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (1.10%) Windows XP
8 18 (0.90%) Windows 2000
9 13 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.45%) Android
11 8 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (0.40%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.35%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.25%) AIX
14 3 (0.15%) Solaris
14 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.10%) CentOS
15 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.050%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (16.37%) Project Management
3 217 (10.86%) Scrum
4 209 (10.46%) CRM
5 193 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 186 (9.31%) PRINCE2
7 184 (9.21%) ITIL
8 178 (8.91%) Business Analysis
9 137 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
10 130 (6.51%) E-Commerce
11 116 (5.81%) Analytics
12 112 (5.61%) Change Management
13 103 (5.16%) TDD
13 103 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
14 97 (4.85%) Mentoring
15 95 (4.75%) Waterfall
16 94 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
17 92 (4.60%) Software Engineering
18 91 (4.55%) UML
19 90 (4.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 348 (17.42%) SQL
2 215 (10.76%) Java
3 198 (9.91%) JavaScript
4 147 (7.36%) C#
5 47 (2.35%) PL/SQL
6 42 (2.10%) T-SQL
7 37 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 31 (1.55%) PHP
9 24 (1.20%) C
10 23 (1.15%) Perl
11 18 (0.90%) C++
12 15 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.70%) ABAP
14 11 (0.55%) TypeScript
15 10 (0.50%) Python
16 8 (0.40%) VB
16 8 (0.40%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.25%) Ruby
17 5 (0.25%) VBA
17 5 (0.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 310 (15.52%) Degree
2 183 (9.16%) Security Cleared
3 175 (8.76%) SC Cleared
4 118 (5.91%) ISEB
5 67 (3.35%) ISTQB
6 54 (2.70%) PMI Certification
7 52 (2.60%) CISSP
8 50 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 44 (2.20%) PMP
10 39 (1.95%) DV Cleared
11 29 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 25 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (1.25%) MCSE
14 18 (0.90%) CISM
15 17 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 15 (0.75%) CIMA
16 15 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (0.75%) IBM Certification
17 14 (0.70%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (6.31%) QA
2 70 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (2.70%) SLA
4 44 (2.20%) PCI DSS
5 21 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.95%) ISO 14001
7 14 (0.70%) COBIT
8 8 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.15%) HL7
9 3 (0.15%) WCAG
10 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.050%) GAAP
11 1 (0.050%) P3O
System Software
1 114 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 46 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.85%) vSphere
5 16 (0.80%) ISA Server
6 11 (0.55%) vCloud
6 11 (0.55%) Terminal Services
7 10 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.15%) Firmware
10 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.10%) XenApp
10 2 (0.10%) Xen
10 2 (0.10%) Docker
11 1 (0.050%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.050%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.050%) UAG
11 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.050%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.050%) Snort
Systems Management
1 37 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (0.95%) SCCM
3 13 (0.65%) NetBackup
4 12 (0.60%) SCOM
5 10 (0.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 9 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (0.45%) Puppet
7 8 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (0.20%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.15%) Nagios
9 3 (0.15%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.10%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.10%) Ansible
10 2 (0.10%) Salt
11 1 (0.050%) Opsview
11 1 (0.050%) SCSM
11 1 (0.050%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.050%) OPNET
Vendors
1 249 (12.46%) Oracle
2 225 (11.26%) Microsoft
3 163 (8.16%) SAP
4 82 (4.10%) Cisco
5 79 (3.95%) IBM
6 69 (3.45%) VMware
7 62 (3.10%) HP
8 61 (3.05%) Fujitsu
9 54 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
10 53 (2.65%) Citrix
11 41 (2.05%) Juniper
12 31 (1.55%) Sitecore
13 30 (1.50%) Avaya
13 30 (1.50%) Cognos
14 27 (1.35%) Twitter
15 25 (1.25%) Business Objects
16 22 (1.10%) Veritas
16 22 (1.10%) McAfee
17 21 (1.05%) Adobe
18 19 (0.95%) Siebel
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + BENS
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £20000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, pension, health
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Portal Partnership Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Project People Ltd.
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum plus package
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