The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 55 85 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 23.11% 38.12% 19.00%
As % of the General category 52.38% 73.28% 41.76%
Number of salaries quoted 48 66 27
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £37,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
Finance
London

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

General Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
105 116 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 44.12% 52.02% 45.50%
Number of salaries quoted 86 95 76
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Finance
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Finance Salary Trend in Croydon

Finance
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Croydon

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 65 (51.59%) .NET
2 60 (47.62%) C#
3 52 (41.27%) JavaScript
4 47 (37.30%) ASP.NET
5 44 (34.92%) jQuery
6 37 (29.37%) CSS
7 35 (27.78%) SQL
7 35 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (26.98%) Degree
8 34 (26.98%) HTML
8 34 (26.98%) MVC
9 33 (26.19%) SQL Server
10 30 (23.81%) XML
10 30 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 26 (20.63%) .NET Framework
12 24 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (16.67%) SharePoint
14 20 (15.87%) MS Excel
14 20 (15.87%) Mathematics
15 19 (15.08%) Software Engineering
16 18 (14.29%) Visual Studio
16 18 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
17 17 (13.49%) SharePoint 2013
18 16 (12.70%) T-SQL
18 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (11.90%) Workflow
19 15 (11.90%) PerformancePoint
19 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 14 (11.11%) Relational Database

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 21 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 18 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (13.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (10.32%) CMS
5 11 (8.73%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.17%) IIS
7 3 (2.38%) Apache
8 1 (0.79%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 20 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.97%) MS Office
2 5 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) Intranet
1 3 (2.38%) Extranet
2 1 (0.79%) LAN
2 1 (0.79%) WAN
2 1 (0.79%) VPN
2 1 (0.79%) Firewall
2 1 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.90%) PerformancePoint
3 14 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 13 (10.32%) RDBMS
5 12 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.38%) MySQL
9 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.73%) Ant
2 11 (8.73%) JIRA
2 11 (8.73%) Maven
2 11 (8.73%) Subversion
2 11 (8.73%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.73%) Hudson
2 11 (8.73%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.14%) WinRunner
3 9 (7.14%) TestComplete
3 9 (7.14%) Selenium
3 9 (7.14%) WebDriver
3 9 (7.14%) Ranorex
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (7.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.97%) Legal
3 4 (3.17%) Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Marketing
4 2 (1.59%) Local Government
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (45.24%) Developer
2 49 (38.89%) Analyst
3 27 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 20 (15.87%) Programmer
5 19 (15.08%) Analyst Programmer
6 18 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 18 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
7 15 (11.90%) .NET Programmer
7 15 (11.90%) SharePoint Developer
8 14 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
8 14 (11.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (9.52%) Business Analyst
10 11 (8.73%) Test Analyst
10 11 (8.73%) Consultant
10 11 (8.73%) Build Manager
10 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET Programmer
11 9 (7.14%) Test Engineer
11 9 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
11 9 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (51.59%) .NET
2 47 (37.30%) ASP.NET
3 44 (34.92%) jQuery
4 37 (29.37%) CSS
5 34 (26.98%) HTML
6 30 (23.81%) XML
7 26 (20.63%) .NET Framework
8 24 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (11.11%) Ajax
11 13 (10.32%) Razor View Engine
11 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (10.32%) CSS3
12 12 (9.52%) Web Services
13 11 (8.73%) Middleware
13 11 (8.73%) Oracle Fusion
14 8 (6.35%) HTML5
15 5 (3.97%) WinForms
16 3 (2.38%) Classic ASP
16 3 (2.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.87%) Mathematics
3 14 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.94%) Economics
4 10 (7.94%) Statistics
5 9 (7.14%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.17%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.79%) Social Media
7 1 (0.79%) CMDB
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.98%) MVC
3 19 (15.08%) Software Engineering
4 15 (11.90%) Workflow
5 14 (11.11%) Change Control
6 13 (10.32%) OO
7 12 (9.52%) Change Management
8 11 (8.73%) Release Management
9 10 (7.94%) Regression Testing
10 9 (7.14%) Quality Management
10 9 (7.14%) RAD
10 9 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 9 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 9 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 9 (7.14%) Analytics
11 7 (5.56%) Project Management
11 7 (5.56%) TDD
12 6 (4.76%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.76%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 60 (47.62%) C#
2 52 (41.27%) JavaScript
3 35 (27.78%) SQL
4 16 (12.70%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.56%) Java
5 7 (5.56%) C
6 4 (3.17%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.17%) VBA
7 3 (2.38%) PHP
8 2 (1.59%) VC++
8 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.59%) C++
8 2 (1.59%) VBScript
8 2 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (26.98%) Degree
2 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (9.52%) MCPD
3 12 (9.52%) MCSD
4 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.11%) Oracle
3 11 (8.73%) CA
4 4 (3.17%) VMware
4 4 (3.17%) Citrix
5 3 (2.38%) Zend
6 1 (0.79%) HP
6 1 (0.79%) Retek
6 1 (0.79%) Remedy
6 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
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