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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 558 724 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.04% 33.69% 19.23%
As % of the General category 56.65% 66.30% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 467 645 242
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
985 1092 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.44% 50.81% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 820 963 501
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 £32,375 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 19 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 186 (17.43%) SQL
2 162 (15.18%) Oracle
3 156 (14.62%) Project Management
4 150 (14.06%) Banking
5 126 (11.81%) Retail
6 125 (11.72%) UNIX
7 120 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
8 118 (11.06%) Degree
9 117 (10.97%) ITIL
10 112 (10.50%) Security Cleared
11 108 (10.12%) Business Analysis
11 108 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
12 107 (10.03%) Windows
12 107 (10.03%) Microsoft
13 102 (9.56%) SC Cleared
14 97 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 89 (8.34%) SQL Server
16 87 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
17 78 (7.31%) QA
18 75 (7.03%) Business Development
19 74 (6.94%) MS Office
20 72 (6.75%) PRINCE2
20 72 (6.75%) Back Office
21 69 (6.47%) Java
22 68 (6.37%) .NET
23 66 (6.19%) MS Excel
24 58 (5.44%) CRM
24 58 (5.44%) Cisco
25 57 (5.34%) Computer Science
26 56 (5.25%) Telecoms

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.78%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.31%) Apache
4 13 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.03%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.03%) IIS
6 8 (0.75%) SAS
7 7 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.37%) Documentum
9 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.37%) CICS
9 4 (0.37%) CMS
9 4 (0.37%) Lync
9 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.28%) TPMS
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 74 (6.94%) MS Office
2 66 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 24 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.41%) MS Project
6 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) SPSS
8 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.094%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.094%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.50%) Oracle ERP
2 16 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.56%) SAP CRM
6 6 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.47%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.47%) SAP Payroll
7 5 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 4 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
2 11 (1.03%) Office 365
3 6 (0.56%) IaaS
4 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.78%) Firewall
2 20 (1.87%) Network Security
3 13 (1.22%) VPN
4 12 (1.12%) SAN
4 12 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.12%) Wireless
5 11 (1.03%) LAN
5 11 (1.03%) WAN
5 11 (1.03%) DNS
6 6 (0.56%) Internet
6 6 (0.56%) OSPF
6 6 (0.56%) BGP
6 6 (0.56%) DHCP
7 5 (0.47%) IP Telephony
7 5 (0.47%) Junos
7 5 (0.47%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.37%) PABX
8 4 (0.37%) Symposium
8 4 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.37%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (8.34%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 23 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 15 (1.41%) Data Mart
9 14 (1.31%) DB2
10 13 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.75%) MS Access
13 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.37%) Base SAS
14 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.37%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.37%) Informix
14 4 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (2.44%) Toad
2 13 (1.22%) Selenium
3 10 (0.94%) ProC
4 9 (0.84%) LoadRunner
4 9 (0.84%) NeoLoad
5 8 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (0.75%) ERwin
6 6 (0.56%) JIRA
7 5 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.47%) Ant
7 5 (0.47%) NUnit
8 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.28%) T4 Templates
8 3 (0.28%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.28%) QUnit
9 2 (0.19%) MorphX
9 2 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.19%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 150 (14.06%) Banking
2 126 (11.81%) Retail
3 72 (6.75%) Back Office
4 56 (5.25%) Telecoms
5 52 (4.87%) Investment Banking
6 45 (4.22%) Financial Institution
7 35 (3.28%) Legal
8 34 (3.19%) German Language
9 30 (2.81%) Manufacturing
10 25 (2.34%) Marketing
11 16 (1.50%) Front Office
12 14 (1.31%) Retail Banking
13 12 (1.12%) Law
14 11 (1.03%) Automotive
15 9 (0.84%) Advertising
16 8 (0.75%) Billing
17 7 (0.66%) Publishing
18 5 (0.47%) Local Government
19 4 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
19 4 (0.37%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 264 (24.74%) Analyst
2 156 (14.62%) Business Analyst
3 114 (10.68%) Project Manager
4 92 (8.62%) Developer
5 82 (7.69%) Consultant
6 69 (6.47%) Architect
7 67 (6.28%) Applications Support
8 39 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
9 38 (3.56%) Test Manager
9 38 (3.56%) Support Analyst
10 30 (2.81%) Development Manager
11 29 (2.72%) Service Manager
12 27 (2.53%) Software Manager
13 26 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
14 25 (2.34%) Software Development Manager
14 25 (2.34%) Financial Business Analyst
14 25 (2.34%) Financial Services Business Analyst
15 23 (2.16%) IT Project Manager
16 20 (1.87%) Network Architect
17 19 (1.78%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (6.37%) .NET
2 29 (2.72%) XML
3 23 (2.16%) Web Services
4 22 (2.06%) HTML
4 22 (2.06%) ASP.NET
5 19 (1.78%) J2EE
5 19 (1.78%) CSS
6 13 (1.22%) Middleware
7 12 (1.12%) Ajax
8 10 (0.94%) jQuery
9 9 (0.84%) WCF
9 9 (0.84%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.66%) Java EE
10 7 (0.66%) Spring
10 7 (0.66%) XSLT
11 6 (0.56%) EDI
11 6 (0.56%) ADO.NET
11 6 (0.56%) Hibernate
11 6 (0.56%) JSON
11 6 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 120 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (5.34%) Computer Science
3 36 (3.37%) Credit Risk
4 26 (2.44%) Equities
5 25 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.34%) Economics
5 25 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (1.69%) Derivative
7 16 (1.50%) Wiki
8 15 (1.41%) Clustering
9 14 (1.31%) User Experience
10 13 (1.22%) Data Integration
11 12 (1.12%) Mainframe
12 11 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.84%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (0.66%) Fixed Income
16 6 (0.56%) AS400
16 6 (0.56%) Statistics
16 6 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 125 (11.72%) UNIX
2 107 (10.03%) Windows
3 41 (3.84%) Linux
4 27 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (2.25%) Solaris
6 19 (1.78%) AIX
7 15 (1.41%) Windows XP
7 15 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.41%) Windows 8
8 8 (0.75%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.66%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.47%) Android
11 3 (0.28%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.28%) HPUX
12 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.094%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (14.62%) Project Management
2 117 (10.97%) ITIL
3 108 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (10.12%) Business Analysis
4 97 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 87 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 75 (7.03%) Business Development
7 72 (6.75%) PRINCE2
8 58 (5.44%) CRM
9 51 (4.78%) Mentoring
10 50 (4.69%) ERP
11 48 (4.50%) Quality Management
12 43 (4.03%) Six Sigma
12 43 (4.03%) Change Management
13 39 (3.66%) Service Delivery
14 37 (3.47%) Data Management
14 37 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (3.37%) Service Management
15 36 (3.37%) Scrum
16 32 (3.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 186 (17.43%) SQL
2 69 (6.47%) Java
3 47 (4.40%) C#
4 39 (3.66%) Shell Script
5 38 (3.56%) C
6 35 (3.28%) PL/SQL
7 31 (2.91%) Perl
8 29 (2.72%) JavaScript
9 24 (2.25%) VB
10 21 (1.97%) Python
11 19 (1.78%) Bash Shell
11 19 (1.78%) VB.NET
12 16 (1.50%) C++
12 16 (1.50%) VBA
13 13 (1.22%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.12%) VB6
15 10 (0.94%) ABAP
16 8 (0.75%) COBOL
17 5 (0.47%) Tcl
18 4 (0.37%) JCL
Qualifications
1 118 (11.06%) Degree
2 112 (10.50%) Security Cleared
3 102 (9.56%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.34%) ISEB
5 15 (1.41%) ACCA
5 15 (1.41%) CIMA
6 13 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.12%) CCNP
8 11 (1.03%) CISA
8 11 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.75%) MCSE
10 6 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.56%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.47%) CCSA
11 5 (0.47%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (0.37%) MCITP
13 3 (0.28%) MCTS
13 3 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.31%) QA
2 13 (1.22%) SLA
3 9 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.56%) COBIT
6 5 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.37%) Basel II
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.19%) IAS 39
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.094%) EMIR
9 1 (0.094%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.094%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.094%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.37%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.28%) XenServer
5 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.094%) vSphere
6 1 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.094%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (1.78%) WSUS
2 14 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.37%) Windows Intune
4 4 (0.37%) CA Endevor
5 3 (0.28%) Zenoss
5 3 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.28%) YUM
5 3 (0.28%) Foglight
5 3 (0.28%) Netcool
5 3 (0.28%) Control-M
5 3 (0.28%) Nagios
6 2 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.094%) SCCM
7 1 (0.094%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.094%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.094%) MOM
Vendors
1 162 (15.18%) Oracle
2 107 (10.03%) Microsoft
3 58 (5.44%) Cisco
4 55 (5.15%) SAP
5 37 (3.47%) Juniper
6 26 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 25 (2.34%) HP
8 24 (2.25%) Business Objects
8 24 (2.25%) VMware
9 19 (1.78%) JBoss
10 18 (1.69%) IBM
11 16 (1.50%) F5
12 13 (1.22%) Sun
13 12 (1.12%) Citrix
14 10 (0.94%) Sage
14 10 (0.94%) McAfee
15 9 (0.84%) SOASTA, Inc
16 8 (0.75%) Talend
16 8 (0.75%) Blue Coat
16 8 (0.75%) Avaya
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