The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 6 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 315 494 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.80% 27.11% 23.55%
As % of the General category 50.32% 59.52% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 253 452 312
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
626 830 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.37% 45.55% 42.72%
Number of salaries quoted 470 758 553
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £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 Birmingham

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Finance
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Finance Salary Trend in Birmingham

Finance
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

1 130 (21.56%) Project Management
2 122 (20.23%) SQL
3 112 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 112 (18.57%) Banking
4 100 (16.58%) Microsoft
5 91 (15.09%) PRINCE2
6 79 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (12.44%) MS Excel
8 69 (11.44%) UNIX
9 67 (11.11%) Windows
10 66 (10.95%) ITIL
11 62 (10.28%) Oracle
12 61 (10.12%) Retail
12 61 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
13 59 (9.78%) QA
14 58 (9.62%) SQL Server
15 55 (9.12%) Java
16 53 (8.79%) Security Cleared
17 52 (8.62%) .NET
18 49 (8.13%) SC Cleared
19 47 (7.79%) C#
19 47 (7.79%) Degree
20 46 (7.63%) People Management
21 45 (7.46%) Scrum
21 45 (7.46%) Linux
22 44 (7.30%) Telecoms
23 42 (6.97%) SAP
24 41 (6.80%) CRM
25 39 (6.47%) Change Management
25 39 (6.47%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 25 (4.15%) WebSphere
2 18 (2.99%) JBoss
3 16 (2.65%) IIS
4 15 (2.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.33%) SAS
7 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.66%) WorkSite
8 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.33%) Lync
10 2 (0.33%) Apache
10 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.17%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 75 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.82%) MS Office
3 16 (2.65%) MS Project
4 8 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.50%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (3.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.32%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (1.00%) Temenos T24
5 6 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (1.00%) SAP CO
5 6 (1.00%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.66%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.50%) Agresso
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle ASCP
9 2 (0.33%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (0.83%) SaaS
2 3 (0.50%) Office 365
3 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.97%) Firewall
2 19 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.32%) SSL
4 12 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (1.66%) DNS
6 9 (1.49%) VPN
6 9 (1.49%) WAN
6 9 (1.49%) SAN
7 8 (1.33%) LAN
8 5 (0.83%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.83%) HTTP
8 5 (0.83%) IPsec
8 5 (0.83%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.66%) 3G
10 3 (0.50%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.50%) SNA
10 3 (0.50%) Frame Relay
10 3 (0.50%) Wireless
10 3 (0.50%) Network Security
11 2 (0.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.14%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.49%) DB2
3 15 (2.49%) RDBMS
4 14 (2.32%) MS Access
5 13 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 8 (1.33%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.33%) Oracle Discoverer
9 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.83%) Informix
11 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.66%) OLAP
12 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (1.49%) Selenium
3 7 (1.16%) Subversion
3 7 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.00%) Toad
4 6 (1.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.83%) RequisitePro
6 4 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.66%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.33%) LSMW
7 2 (0.33%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (0.33%) JMeter
7 2 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.17%) ProC
8 1 (0.17%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.17%) JIRA
8 1 (0.17%) Mockito
8 1 (0.17%) TestNG
General
1 112 (18.57%) Banking
2 61 (10.12%) Retail
3 44 (7.30%) Telecoms
4 35 (5.80%) Marketing
5 34 (5.64%) Manufacturing
6 24 (3.98%) Retail Banking
7 20 (3.32%) Back Office
8 15 (2.49%) Publishing
8 15 (2.49%) Legal
9 10 (1.66%) Billing
9 10 (1.66%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.49%) Law
11 7 (1.16%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.66%) Automotive
13 4 (0.66%) Electronics
14 3 (0.50%) Advertising
15 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.33%) Local Government
15 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 134 (22.22%) Analyst
2 117 (19.40%) Project Manager
3 72 (11.94%) Consultant
4 59 (9.78%) Developer
5 39 (6.47%) Business Analyst
6 33 (5.47%) Test Analyst
7 29 (4.81%) Agile Project Manager
8 26 (4.31%) Senior Manager
9 22 (3.65%) Senior Project Manager
10 17 (2.82%) Administrator
10 17 (2.82%) Architect
11 15 (2.49%) Applications Support
11 15 (2.49%) Oracle Analyst
12 14 (2.32%) Java Developer
13 13 (2.16%) Test Manager
13 13 (2.16%) Senior Developer
13 13 (2.16%) .NET Developer
13 13 (2.16%) Business Consultant
14 12 (1.99%) Infrastructure Manager
14 12 (1.99%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.62%) .NET
2 38 (6.30%) HTML
3 31 (5.14%) XML
4 22 (3.65%) ASP.NET
5 21 (3.48%) WCF
6 20 (3.32%) Web Services
7 16 (2.65%) CSS
8 14 (2.32%) .NET Framework
8 14 (2.32%) Java EE
9 11 (1.82%) ADO.NET
9 11 (1.82%) WinForms
9 11 (1.82%) WPF
9 11 (1.82%) .NET Compact Framework
9 11 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (1.66%) RESTful
11 8 (1.33%) HTML5
12 6 (1.00%) jQuery
12 6 (1.00%) J2EE
13 3 (0.50%) Ajax
14 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.99%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.66%) PMI
7 9 (1.49%) IVR
8 8 (1.33%) Open Source
8 8 (1.33%) Equities
8 8 (1.33%) Clustering
8 8 (1.33%) GIS
8 8 (1.33%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.16%) E-Learning
10 6 (1.00%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.83%) LPAR
12 4 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.66%) FMCG
12 4 (0.66%) Replication
12 4 (0.66%) DTV
12 4 (0.66%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.44%) UNIX
2 67 (11.11%) Windows
3 45 (7.46%) Linux
4 15 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.33%) AIX
6 5 (0.83%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.66%) CentOS
7 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.66%) Solaris
7 4 (0.66%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.17%) HPUX
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (21.56%) Project Management
2 112 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 91 (15.09%) PRINCE2
4 79 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (10.95%) ITIL
6 46 (7.63%) People Management
7 45 (7.46%) Scrum
8 41 (6.80%) CRM
9 39 (6.47%) Change Management
9 39 (6.47%) Business Analysis
10 35 (5.80%) Mentoring
11 33 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (5.31%) Risk Management
12 32 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 31 (5.14%) Agile Project Management
14 30 (4.98%) Software Testing
15 29 (4.81%) DSDM
15 29 (4.81%) Service Delivery
15 29 (4.81%) Time Management
16 28 (4.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 122 (20.23%) SQL
2 55 (9.12%) Java
3 47 (7.79%) C#
4 29 (4.81%) VB
5 26 (4.31%) VB.NET
6 25 (4.15%) T-SQL
7 22 (3.65%) JavaScript
8 19 (3.15%) VBA
9 15 (2.49%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.16%) VB6
11 10 (1.66%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.66%) C
12 3 (0.50%) ABAP
12 3 (0.50%) C++
12 3 (0.50%) Perl
12 3 (0.50%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.33%) R
13 2 (0.33%) RPG IV
13 2 (0.33%) X++
13 2 (0.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 53 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 49 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 47 (7.79%) Degree
4 29 (4.81%) ISTQB
5 25 (4.15%) ISEB
6 19 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 16 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.82%) PMI Certification
10 10 (1.66%) CCNP
10 10 (1.66%) CCNA
10 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (1.00%) PMP
13 5 (0.83%) MCSE
13 5 (0.83%) CISSP
13 5 (0.83%) CISA
14 4 (0.66%) GIAC
14 4 (0.66%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (9.78%) QA
2 18 (2.99%) SLA
3 13 (2.16%) FATCA
4 6 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.33%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.66%) vSphere
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.33%) Control-M
2 6 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.83%) Foglight
4 4 (0.66%) SCCM
5 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.17%) yum
Vendors
1 100 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 62 (10.28%) Oracle
3 42 (6.97%) SAP
4 34 (5.64%) Cisco
5 19 (3.15%) IBM
6 15 (2.49%) VMware
7 14 (2.32%) CheckPoint
8 11 (1.82%) Juniper
8 11 (1.82%) HP
8 11 (1.82%) F5
9 8 (1.33%) Citrix
10 7 (1.16%) Cognos
10 7 (1.16%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.00%) Tableau
11 6 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.83%) Remedy
12 5 (0.83%) Apple
12 5 (0.83%) Sage
13 4 (0.66%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.66%) LANDesk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Childcare Vouchers,
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gambling Commission
Salary: From £27,875 to £34,069 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic/£70K OTE + Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive Basic + Excellent Benefits Package + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago