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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 544 723 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.19% 34.25% 21.10%
As % of the General category 57.44% 67.63% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 459 631 286
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £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
947 1069 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.84% 50.64% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 784 929 553
Average salary £49,000 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,375 £30,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 21 August 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 162 (15.61%) Oracle
2 158 (15.22%) Banking
3 154 (14.84%) Project Management
4 148 (14.26%) SQL
5 129 (12.43%) Retail
6 118 (11.37%) Degree
7 116 (11.18%) Business Analysis
8 108 (10.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 107 (10.31%) Security Cleared
10 106 (10.21%) Microsoft
11 104 (10.02%) ITIL
12 100 (9.63%) Windows
13 98 (9.44%) SC Cleared
14 94 (9.06%) UNIX
15 87 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
16 86 (8.29%) PRINCE2
17 83 (8.00%) SQL Server
18 81 (7.80%) QA
19 78 (7.51%) MS Office
19 78 (7.51%) Business Development
20 73 (7.03%) Back Office
21 72 (6.94%) Java
22 65 (6.26%) MS Excel
23 58 (5.59%) .NET
24 56 (5.39%) SAP
25 55 (5.30%) Computer Science
26 54 (5.20%) CRM
27 53 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
28 52 (5.01%) Telecoms
29 51 (4.91%) Cisco

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 22 (2.12%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.83%) Apache
3 16 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 15 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 14 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.06%) IIS
7 10 (0.96%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.77%) SAS
9 7 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.39%) CMS
11 4 (0.39%) Documentum
11 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.39%) CICS
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.29%) Lync
13 2 (0.19%) TPMS
13 2 (0.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 78 (7.51%) MS Office
2 65 (6.26%) MS Excel
3 28 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 24 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.83%) MS Project
6 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.096%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.096%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (1.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
3 11 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
3 11 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 7 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.58%) SAP CRM
6 6 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.48%) Misys Equation
7 5 (0.48%) FLEXCUBE
7 5 (0.48%) Temenos T24
7 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.48%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (0.67%) Office 365
3 6 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.91%) Firewall
2 16 (1.54%) Network Security
3 14 (1.35%) VPN
4 12 (1.16%) SAN
5 11 (1.06%) DNS
5 11 (1.06%) LAN
5 11 (1.06%) WAN
6 8 (0.77%) Wireless
6 8 (0.77%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.58%) DHCP
7 6 (0.58%) LDAP
8 5 (0.48%) Internet
8 5 (0.48%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.48%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.39%) IPsec
9 4 (0.39%) Symposium
9 4 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.39%) PABX
9 4 (0.39%) Intranet
9 4 (0.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (2.31%) Oracle Database
5 23 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 19 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (1.25%) Data Mart
8 13 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (1.25%) DB2
8 13 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.77%) MS Access
11 5 (0.48%) Base SAS
11 5 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.39%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.39%) Informix
Development Applications
1 24 (2.31%) Toad
2 11 (1.06%) Selenium
3 10 (0.96%) ProC
3 10 (0.96%) LoadRunner
3 10 (0.96%) NeoLoad
4 8 (0.77%) ERwin
5 7 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (0.48%) JIRA
7 4 (0.39%) Ant
7 4 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (0.39%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.29%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.19%) NUnit
9 2 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.19%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.096%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.096%) RequisitePro
10 1 (0.096%) Oracle Forms
General
1 158 (15.22%) Banking
2 129 (12.43%) Retail
3 73 (7.03%) Back Office
4 52 (5.01%) Telecoms
5 51 (4.91%) Investment Banking
6 37 (3.56%) Financial Institution
7 34 (3.28%) Legal
7 34 (3.28%) German Language
8 29 (2.79%) Marketing
9 27 (2.60%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.35%) Retail Banking
11 13 (1.25%) Law
12 12 (1.16%) Billing
13 11 (1.06%) Automotive
14 10 (0.96%) Advertising
15 7 (0.67%) Publishing
16 5 (0.48%) Local Government
17 4 (0.39%) Front Office
17 4 (0.39%) General Ledger
18 3 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 260 (25.05%) Analyst
2 167 (16.09%) Business Analyst
3 131 (12.62%) Project Manager
4 84 (8.09%) Developer
5 80 (7.71%) Consultant
6 54 (5.20%) Architect
7 39 (3.76%) Applications Support
8 38 (3.66%) Test Manager
9 34 (3.28%) Service Manager
9 34 (3.28%) IT Project Manager
10 33 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (2.70%) Support Analyst
12 27 (2.60%) Development Manager
13 26 (2.50%) Senior Manager
14 25 (2.41%) Financial Business Analyst
14 25 (2.41%) Financial Services Business Analyst
15 23 (2.22%) Software Manager
16 22 (2.12%) Software Development Manager
17 20 (1.93%) Team Leader
18 19 (1.83%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (5.59%) .NET
2 27 (2.60%) XML
3 22 (2.12%) Web Services
4 21 (2.02%) ASP.NET
5 20 (1.93%) HTML
6 19 (1.83%) J2EE
7 15 (1.45%) CSS
8 11 (1.06%) Middleware
9 10 (0.96%) .NET Framework
9 10 (0.96%) WCF
10 8 (0.77%) Spring
11 7 (0.67%) Ajax
11 7 (0.67%) Java EE
11 7 (0.67%) Hibernate
11 7 (0.67%) jQuery
12 6 (0.58%) XSLT
12 6 (0.58%) EDI
12 6 (0.58%) ADO.NET
12 6 (0.58%) WebCenter
12 6 (0.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (5.30%) Computer Science
2 39 (3.76%) Credit Risk
3 30 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (2.22%) Economics
6 16 (1.54%) Equities
7 14 (1.35%) Clustering
8 12 (1.16%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.16%) Wiki
9 11 (1.06%) Derivative
9 11 (1.06%) Client/Server
10 10 (0.96%) Mainframe
11 9 (0.87%) AS400
11 9 (0.87%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.77%) Reference Data
13 6 (0.58%) iSeries
13 6 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.58%) PMI
13 6 (0.58%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 100 (9.63%) Windows
2 94 (9.06%) UNIX
3 45 (4.34%) Linux
4 23 (2.22%) Solaris
5 18 (1.73%) AIX
5 18 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.58%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.48%) Android
11 4 (0.39%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.29%) SUSE
12 3 (0.29%) HPUX
12 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (14.84%) Project Management
2 116 (11.18%) Business Analysis
3 108 (10.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 104 (10.02%) ITIL
5 87 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (8.29%) PRINCE2
7 78 (7.51%) Business Development
8 54 (5.20%) CRM
9 53 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (4.72%) Change Management
11 46 (4.43%) ERP
12 44 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (4.24%) Quality Management
12 44 (4.24%) Six Sigma
12 44 (4.24%) Service Delivery
13 36 (3.47%) Service Management
14 34 (3.28%) Data Management
15 33 (3.18%) Change Control
16 32 (3.08%) Benchmarking
16 32 (3.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 148 (14.26%) SQL
2 72 (6.94%) Java
3 43 (4.14%) C#
4 40 (3.85%) C
5 33 (3.18%) Shell Script
5 33 (3.18%) PL/SQL
6 26 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 24 (2.31%) VB
8 22 (2.12%) Perl
9 17 (1.64%) Python
9 17 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 16 (1.54%) C++
10 16 (1.54%) VB.NET
11 13 (1.25%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.25%) VBA
12 12 (1.16%) VB6
13 11 (1.06%) ABAP
14 7 (0.67%) COBOL
14 7 (0.67%) Delphi
15 6 (0.58%) RPG
Qualifications
1 118 (11.37%) Degree
2 107 (10.31%) Security Cleared
3 98 (9.44%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.50%) ISEB
5 17 (1.64%) ACCA
5 17 (1.64%) CIMA
6 15 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (1.16%) CISA
8 11 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.77%) CCNP
11 8 (0.77%) MCSE
11 8 (0.77%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.67%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.58%) CISSP
13 6 (0.58%) CISM
14 4 (0.39%) CBAP
14 4 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (7.80%) QA
2 14 (1.35%) SLA
3 9 (0.87%) COBIT
4 7 (0.67%) Basel II
4 7 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.48%) IAS 39
5 5 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.096%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 36 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.39%) XenServer
3 4 (0.39%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.096%) vSphere
5 1 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.096%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (2.31%) WSUS
2 12 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.39%) CA Endevor
4 4 (0.39%) Control-M
4 4 (0.39%) Zenoss
5 3 (0.29%) YUM
5 3 (0.29%) CA SiteMinder
5 3 (0.29%) Foglight
6 2 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.096%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.096%) SCCM
7 1 (0.096%) MOM
Vendors
1 162 (15.61%) Oracle
2 106 (10.21%) Microsoft
3 56 (5.39%) SAP
4 51 (4.91%) Cisco
5 28 (2.70%) Juniper
5 28 (2.70%) VMware
6 26 (2.50%) HP
7 23 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 22 (2.12%) Business Objects
9 21 (2.02%) IBM
10 20 (1.93%) JBoss
11 13 (1.25%) Sun
12 12 (1.16%) Cognos
12 12 (1.16%) Citrix
12 12 (1.16%) F5
13 10 (0.96%) SOASTA, Inc
13 10 (0.96%) McAfee
13 10 (0.96%) Sage
14 7 (0.67%) Avaya
14 7 (0.67%) Hyperion
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