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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 54 80 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 30.17% 31.01% 25.57%
As % of the General category 72.00% 67.23% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 48 71 71
Average salary £39,750 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.31% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,066 £53,500 £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
75 119 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 41.90% 46.12% 46.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 94 132
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,107 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 24 April 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Croydon

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 42 (47.19%) SQL
2 36 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (35.96%) C#
4 30 (33.71%) .NET
5 28 (31.46%) MS Excel
5 28 (31.46%) MVC
6 24 (26.97%) ASP.NET
7 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
8 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
8 20 (22.47%) jQuery
9 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
10 17 (19.10%) Degree
10 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (17.98%) Computer Science
11 16 (17.98%) CSS
11 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (16.85%) MCSD
12 15 (16.85%) MCPD
12 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (14.61%) CSS3
13 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (12.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (12.36%) T-SQL
15 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (10.11%) OO
17 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
17 8 (8.99%) Project Management
17 8 (8.99%) Validation
17 8 (8.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.49%) CMS
2 2 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.12%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.12%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (31.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) VoIP
2 1 (1.12%) DHCP
2 1 (1.12%) DNS
2 1 (1.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (12.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.25%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.12%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.25%) Selenium
3 2 (2.25%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.12%) NUnit
General
1 6 (6.74%) Retail
2 2 (2.25%) Marketing
2 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (44.94%) Developer
2 21 (23.60%) .NET Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Analyst
4 14 (15.73%) C# Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Applications Support
5 10 (11.24%) Project Manager
5 10 (11.24%) Applications Developer
5 10 (11.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.99%) .NET Applications Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (7.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.74%) NOC Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Data Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) Database Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Business Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) Tester
11 4 (4.49%) Test Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (33.71%) .NET
2 24 (26.97%) ASP.NET
3 20 (22.47%) jQuery
4 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (17.98%) CSS
6 13 (14.61%) CSS3
6 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (6.74%) LINQ
8 5 (5.62%) HTML
9 4 (4.49%) Web Services
10 3 (3.37%) WCF
11 2 (2.25%) WPF
12 1 (1.12%) ADO.NET
12 1 (1.12%) XML
12 1 (1.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) PMI
3 2 (2.25%) Social Media
4 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Windows
1 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.12%) Solaris
2 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.46%) MVC
3 9 (10.11%) OO
4 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
4 8 (8.99%) Project Management
4 8 (8.99%) Validation
4 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.74%) OOP
6 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
6 6 (6.74%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (6.74%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.62%) Investment Management
7 5 (5.62%) CRM
8 4 (4.49%) Service Management
8 4 (4.49%) ITIL
8 4 (4.49%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.49%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.49%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.49%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.19%) SQL
2 32 (35.96%) C#
3 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.36%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.49%) VB
6 4 (4.49%) VB6
7 3 (3.37%) COBOL
7 3 (3.37%) Java
8 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.12%) Korn
9 1 (1.12%) sed
9 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (19.10%) Degree
2 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (16.85%) MCSD
3 15 (16.85%) MCPD
4 8 (8.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (8.99%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.74%) CCNA
5 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.12%) HND
7 1 (1.12%) MCSA
7 1 (1.12%) MCP
7 1 (1.12%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Cisco
3 2 (2.25%) Sybase
3 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.12%) Dell
4 1 (1.12%) Avaya
4 1 (1.12%) VMware
4 1 (1.12%) Brocade
Croydon, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
TLP Consultancy
Salary: Package
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon
Land Registry
Salary: £48,000 - £56,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago