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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 63 82 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 26.58% 35.96% 18.81%
As % of the General category 58.33% 72.57% 41.84%
Number of salaries quoted 53 62 28
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 £31,300 £37,900 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £73,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
108 113 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 45.57% 49.56% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 86 92 80
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £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 2 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Croydon

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 2 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 72 (52.55%) .NET
2 68 (49.64%) C#
3 53 (38.69%) JavaScript
4 52 (37.96%) ASP.NET
5 47 (34.31%) jQuery
6 44 (32.12%) Degree
7 42 (30.66%) SQL
8 41 (29.93%) CSS
9 38 (27.74%) MVC
10 37 (27.01%) HTML
11 35 (25.55%) SQL Server
11 35 (25.55%) Microsoft
11 35 (25.55%) .NET Framework
12 32 (23.36%) XML
13 30 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (21.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (18.98%) Mathematics
16 25 (18.25%) Software Engineering
17 22 (16.06%) MS Excel
17 22 (16.06%) SharePoint
18 19 (13.87%) SharePoint 2010
19 18 (13.14%) SharePoint 2013
19 18 (13.14%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (13.14%) Oracle
19 18 (13.14%) Visual Studio
19 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
20 17 (12.41%) Ajax
20 17 (12.41%) Relational Database
21 16 (11.68%) Razor View Engine
21 16 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 22 (16.06%) SharePoint
2 19 (13.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (13.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (11.68%) CMS
5 13 (9.49%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.19%) Apache
7 2 (1.46%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (16.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.92%) MS Office
2 4 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) Intranet
1 2 (1.46%) Extranet
2 1 (0.73%) Firewall
2 1 (0.73%) VLAN
2 1 (0.73%) LAN
2 1 (0.73%) WAN
2 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.41%) Relational Database
3 16 (11.68%) RDBMS
4 15 (10.95%) PerformancePoint
5 14 (10.22%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.19%) MySQL
7 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (13.14%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.49%) Subversion
2 13 (9.49%) Maven
2 13 (9.49%) JIRA
2 13 (9.49%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.49%) Ant
2 13 (9.49%) Hudson
2 13 (9.49%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.76%) Ranorex
3 12 (8.76%) WebDriver
3 12 (8.76%) Selenium
3 12 (8.76%) TestComplete
3 12 (8.76%) WinRunner
4 5 (3.65%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.65%) Banking
3 4 (2.92%) Legal
4 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.46%) Local Government
5 2 (1.46%) Marketing
5 2 (1.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Billing
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (45.99%) Developer
2 58 (42.34%) Analyst
3 29 (21.17%) .NET Developer
4 26 (18.98%) Programmer
5 24 (17.52%) Software Engineer
5 24 (17.52%) Analyst Programmer
6 23 (16.79%) Developer Analyst
7 17 (12.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (12.41%) .NET Programmer
8 16 (11.68%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 16 (11.68%) .NET Software Engineer
9 15 (10.95%) SharePoint Developer
10 14 (10.22%) ASP.NET Programmer
10 14 (10.22%) Test Analyst
10 14 (10.22%) Consultant
11 13 (9.49%) Build Manager
12 12 (8.76%) .NET Consultant
12 12 (8.76%) Test Consultant
12 12 (8.76%) QA Engineer
12 12 (8.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (52.55%) .NET
2 52 (37.96%) ASP.NET
3 47 (34.31%) jQuery
4 41 (29.93%) CSS
5 37 (27.01%) HTML
6 35 (25.55%) .NET Framework
7 32 (23.36%) XML
8 29 (21.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (12.41%) Ajax
10 16 (11.68%) Razor View Engine
10 16 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 16 (11.68%) Web Services
11 13 (9.49%) Middleware
11 13 (9.49%) Oracle Fusion
11 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (8.76%) CSS3
13 7 (5.11%) HTML5
14 6 (4.38%) WinForms
15 4 (2.92%) WCF
16 3 (2.19%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.98%) Mathematics
2 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.49%) Client/Server
3 13 (9.49%) Economics
3 13 (9.49%) Statistics
4 4 (2.92%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.73%) CMDB
5 1 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.84%) Windows
2 3 (2.19%) Linux
3 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.74%) MVC
2 30 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.25%) Software Engineering
4 16 (11.68%) OO
5 15 (10.95%) Change Management
5 15 (10.95%) Workflow
5 15 (10.95%) Change Control
6 13 (9.49%) Release Management
7 12 (8.76%) Test Strategy
7 12 (8.76%) Test Automation
7 12 (8.76%) Analytics
7 12 (8.76%) RAD
8 10 (7.30%) Regression Testing
9 9 (6.57%) Quality Management
9 9 (6.57%) Test Scripting
10 8 (5.84%) Automated Testing
10 8 (5.84%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.11%) Financial Modelling
11 7 (5.11%) TDD
12 6 (4.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (49.64%) C#
2 53 (38.69%) JavaScript
3 42 (30.66%) SQL
4 14 (10.22%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.57%) Java
6 8 (5.84%) C
7 7 (5.11%) VBA
8 3 (2.19%) PHP
8 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.19%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.19%) C++
9 2 (1.46%) VBScript
9 2 (1.46%) VB
9 2 (1.46%) VC++
Qualifications
1 44 (32.12%) Degree
2 18 (13.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.03%) MCSD
3 11 (8.03%) MCPD
4 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) ISEB
6 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.76%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (25.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.14%) Oracle
3 13 (9.49%) CA
4 4 (2.92%) VMware
4 4 (2.92%) Citrix
5 3 (2.19%) Zend
6 1 (0.73%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.73%) Retek
6 1 (0.73%) Remedy
6 1 (0.73%) HP
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