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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 48 82 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 28.74% 32.67% 25.07%
As % of the General category 65.75% 71.30% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 42 74 82
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,550 £75,000
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
73 115 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 43.71% 45.82% 49.59%
Number of salaries quoted 55 94 168
Average salary £41,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,100 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £76,350 £57,500
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 31 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Croydon

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 35 (46.05%) SQL
2 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (35.53%) C#
4 26 (34.21%) .NET
5 25 (32.89%) MVC
6 24 (31.58%) MS Excel
7 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET
8 19 (25.00%) jQuery
9 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
10 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
11 16 (21.05%) CSS
11 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (19.74%) Degree
12 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
13 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (17.11%) MCSD
14 13 (17.11%) MCPD
14 13 (17.11%) CSS3
14 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
16 11 (14.47%) ISTQB
16 11 (14.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (14.47%) Validation
16 11 (14.47%) T-SQL
17 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (10.53%) OO
19 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
19 7 (9.21%) Test Strategy
19 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 4 (5.26%) CMS
2 2 (2.63%) SAS
2 2 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) MS Project
3 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) VoIP
2 1 (1.32%) DHCP
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
2 1 (1.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.63%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.63%) Selenium
3 2 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.32%) NUnit
General
1 6 (7.89%) Retail
2 2 (2.63%) Marketing
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (42.11%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.53%) .NET Applications Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.53%) Applications Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Applications Support
7 7 (9.21%) Test Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Tester
10 3 (3.95%) DBA
10 3 (3.95%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) .NET
2 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 19 (25.00%) jQuery
4 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (21.05%) CSS
5 13 (17.11%) CSS3
5 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (6.58%) HTML
6 5 (6.58%) LINQ
7 3 (3.95%) Web Services
8 2 (2.63%) WCF
8 2 (2.63%) WPF
9 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.32%) XML
9 1 (1.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Social Media
3 2 (2.63%) PMI
4 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Windows
1 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.32%) Solaris
2 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) MVC
3 11 (14.47%) Validation
4 8 (10.53%) OO
5 7 (9.21%) Automated Testing
5 7 (9.21%) Test Strategy
5 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.89%) OOP
6 6 (7.89%) Project Management
7 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.58%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.26%) CRM
8 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.95%) System Testing
9 3 (3.95%) Investment Management
9 3 (3.95%) Use Case
9 3 (3.95%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) SQL
2 27 (35.53%) C#
3 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.47%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.32%) COBOL
6 1 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (1.32%) C
6 1 (1.32%) VB
6 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.32%) VB6
6 1 (1.32%) Korn
6 1 (1.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (17.11%) MCSD
3 13 (17.11%) MCPD
4 11 (14.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (14.47%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.95%) CCNA
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.32%) HND
7 1 (1.32%) MCSA
7 1 (1.32%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Cisco
3 2 (2.63%) Sybase
3 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.32%) Dell
4 1 (1.32%) Avaya
4 1 (1.32%) VMware
4 1 (1.32%) Brocade
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