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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 10 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 49 83 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 19.84% 34.87% 18.52%
As % of the General category 45.37% 68.03% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37 71 34
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
108 122 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 43.72% 51.26% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 85 103 89
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £85,000 £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 24 October 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Croydon

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 53 (48.18%) .NET
2 44 (40.00%) C#
3 43 (39.09%) JavaScript
4 37 (33.64%) ASP.NET
4 37 (33.64%) jQuery
5 30 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (26.36%) SQL
7 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
8 27 (24.55%) CSS
9 25 (22.73%) MVC
10 24 (21.82%) HTML
11 23 (20.91%) XML
12 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
12 21 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (17.27%) Degree
14 18 (16.36%) SharePoint
14 18 (16.36%) T-SQL
15 17 (15.45%) MS Excel
16 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
17 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (13.64%) Visual Studio
18 14 (12.73%) SharePoint 2013
18 14 (12.73%) .NET Framework
19 13 (11.82%) CSS3
20 12 (10.91%) Change Control
20 12 (10.91%) PerformancePoint
20 12 (10.91%) MCPD
20 12 (10.91%) Mathematics
20 12 (10.91%) MCSD

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (16.36%) SharePoint
2 15 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (12.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (8.18%) CMS
4 9 (8.18%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.55%) IIS
6 3 (2.73%) Apache
7 1 (0.91%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 17 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.45%) MS Office
2 6 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Intranet
1 3 (2.73%) Extranet
2 1 (0.91%) Firewall
2 1 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.91%) PerformancePoint
3 10 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (8.18%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.73%) MySQL
10 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.18%) Subversion
2 9 (8.18%) Maven
2 9 (8.18%) JIRA
2 9 (8.18%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.18%) Ant
2 9 (8.18%) Hudson
2 9 (8.18%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.55%) Ranorex
3 5 (4.55%) WebDriver
3 5 (4.55%) Selenium
3 5 (4.55%) TestComplete
3 5 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (4.55%) WinRunner
4 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.55%) Legal
3 4 (3.64%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Local Government
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (41.82%) Developer
2 38 (34.55%) Analyst
3 23 (20.91%) .NET Developer
4 12 (10.91%) Programmer
4 12 (10.91%) SharePoint Developer
5 11 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
5 11 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 11 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 10 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Build Manager
8 8 (7.27%) Architect
8 8 (7.27%) Business Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Consultant
9 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET Programmer
10 6 (5.45%) Administrator
11 5 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (48.18%) .NET
2 37 (33.64%) ASP.NET
2 37 (33.64%) jQuery
3 27 (24.55%) CSS
4 24 (21.82%) HTML
5 23 (20.91%) XML
6 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 14 (12.73%) .NET Framework
9 13 (11.82%) CSS3
10 10 (9.09%) Ajax
11 9 (8.18%) Razor View Engine
11 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (8.18%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (8.18%) Middleware
12 8 (7.27%) Web Services
12 8 (7.27%) HTML5
13 5 (4.55%) WinForms
14 3 (2.73%) LAMP
14 3 (2.73%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.91%) Mathematics
3 11 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.45%) Economics
4 6 (5.45%) Statistics
5 5 (4.55%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.64%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.91%) CMDB
7 1 (0.91%) Open Source
7 1 (0.91%) Social Media
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) Windows
2 3 (2.73%) Linux
3 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.73%) MVC
3 12 (10.91%) Workflow
3 12 (10.91%) Change Control
4 11 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (9.09%) Change Management
6 9 (8.18%) Test Strategy
6 9 (8.18%) Release Management
7 8 (7.27%) OO
7 8 (7.27%) Automated Testing
8 7 (6.36%) TDD
8 7 (6.36%) Project Management
9 6 (5.45%) Regression Testing
9 6 (5.45%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.55%) RAD
10 5 (4.55%) Quality Management
10 5 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.55%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.55%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.00%) C#
2 43 (39.09%) JavaScript
3 29 (26.36%) SQL
4 18 (16.36%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.36%) Java
5 7 (6.36%) C
6 5 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.73%) PHP
7 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.82%) VBScript
8 2 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) Degree
2 12 (10.91%) MCPD
2 12 (10.91%) MCSD
2 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.82%) ISEB
6 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.91%) Oracle
3 9 (8.18%) CA
4 4 (3.64%) VMware
4 4 (3.64%) Citrix
5 3 (2.73%) Zend
6 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.91%) Retek
6 1 (0.91%) Remedy
6 1 (0.91%) HP
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