The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 12 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1168 1399 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.09% 17.71% 19.27%
As % of the General category 46.35% 47.94% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1010 1300
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
Finance
England

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

General Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2520 2918 3086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 34.71% 36.94% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1993 2238 2483
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Finance
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Finance Salary Trend in the East of England

Finance
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in the East of England

Finance
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 407 £47,500 +11.76% 39
Essex +1 349 £54,500 +9.00% 42
Cambridgeshire -8 194 £45,000 +2.27% 41
Bedfordshire +8 168 £50,000 +18.34% 14
Suffolk -7 41 £42,000 +5.00% 6
Norfolk +8 16 £35,000 -50.00% 4
Finance
England

Finance
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For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 702 (28.14%) SQL
2 463 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
3 417 (16.71%) Oracle
4 406 (16.27%) Java
5 400 (16.03%) Microsoft
6 390 (15.63%) .NET
7 369 (14.79%) Banking
8 355 (14.23%) Degree
9 350 (14.03%) Project Management
10 327 (13.11%) SQL Server
11 299 (11.98%) C#
12 288 (11.54%) Windows
13 284 (11.38%) MS Excel
14 259 (10.38%) JavaScript
15 241 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
16 237 (9.50%) XML
16 237 (9.50%) Linux
17 232 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
18 225 (9.02%) PRINCE2
19 224 (8.98%) ITIL
20 211 (8.46%) Telecoms
21 199 (7.98%) Retail
22 193 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
23 192 (7.70%) HTML
24 185 (7.41%) MS Office
25 183 (7.33%) MVC
26 181 (7.25%) Computer Science
27 177 (7.09%) Software Engineering
28 174 (6.97%) SAP
29 173 (6.93%) UNIX

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 98 (3.93%) WebSphere
2 87 (3.49%) WebLogic
3 82 (3.29%) SharePoint
4 63 (2.53%) JBoss
4 63 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 60 (2.40%) IIS
6 57 (2.28%) WebSphere Application Server
7 40 (1.60%) Apache
8 34 (1.36%) MQSeries
9 32 (1.28%) MS Exchange
10 29 (1.16%) CMS
11 24 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
12 23 (0.92%) Tuxedo
13 21 (0.84%) SAS
13 21 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 20 (0.80%) AquaLogic
14 20 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
15 17 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
16 15 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
17 14 (0.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 284 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 185 (7.41%) MS Office
3 73 (2.93%) MS Project
4 66 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 62 (2.48%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.40%) SPSS
7 5 (0.20%) CPLEX
7 5 (0.20%) Mingle
8 3 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.080%) Simulink
9 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.040%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.040%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 75 (3.01%) SAP FI
2 74 (2.97%) SAP FI/CO
2 74 (2.97%) SAP CO
3 54 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
4 48 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
5 46 (1.84%) Agresso
6 38 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
7 24 (0.96%) Temenos T24
7 24 (0.96%) Finacle
8 21 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
8 21 (0.84%) SAP Business One
9 18 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
10 17 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
11 15 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 14 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
13 13 (0.52%) AWD
13 13 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
14 12 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
15 11 (0.44%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
15 11 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 21 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (0.80%) SaaS
2 20 (0.80%) Office 365
3 9 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.12%) GitHub
5 3 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.040%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.040%) IaaS
6 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.040%) PaaS
6 1 (0.040%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.040%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 85 (3.41%) Firewall
2 80 (3.21%) SAN
3 57 (2.28%) SSL
4 50 (2.00%) Internet
5 48 (1.92%) DNS
6 47 (1.88%) TCP/IP
7 46 (1.84%) HTTP
8 36 (1.44%) VPN
8 36 (1.44%) Wireless
9 31 (1.24%) DHCP
10 27 (1.08%) BGP
11 26 (1.04%) OSPF
12 24 (0.96%) IPv4
12 24 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (0.92%) NAS
14 22 (0.88%) AMQP
14 22 (0.88%) MPLS
14 22 (0.88%) EIGRP
14 22 (0.88%) WAN
15 21 (0.84%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 122 (4.89%) Relational Database
3 112 (4.49%) Oracle Database
4 107 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 87 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 79 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
7 72 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 71 (2.85%) DB2
9 55 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
10 53 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 46 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 44 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
13 38 (1.52%) RDBMS
14 31 (1.24%) MySQL
15 30 (1.20%) Big Data
16 29 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
17 23 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
18 19 (0.76%) PerformancePoint
19 18 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 18 (0.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 77 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 72 (2.89%) Subversion
3 55 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 54 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
5 51 (2.04%) Maven
6 45 (1.80%) JIRA
6 45 (1.80%) NUnit
7 42 (1.68%) Selenium
8 36 (1.44%) Git (software)
9 26 (1.04%) SoapUI
10 25 (1.00%) Hudson
10 25 (1.00%) Ant
10 25 (1.00%) LoadRunner
11 24 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
12 20 (0.80%) Jenkins
13 18 (0.72%) MSTest
14 15 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 13 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
16 12 (0.48%) ERwin
17 11 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 369 (14.79%) Banking
2 211 (8.46%) Telecoms
3 199 (7.98%) Retail
4 95 (3.81%) Marketing
5 61 (2.44%) Legal
6 59 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 45 (1.80%) Financial Institution
8 34 (1.36%) Retail Banking
9 26 (1.04%) Electronics
10 23 (0.92%) Law
11 20 (0.80%) Games
12 19 (0.76%) Back Office
13 16 (0.64%) Billing
14 13 (0.52%) Automotive
15 9 (0.36%) Advertising
15 9 (0.36%) Military
15 9 (0.36%) Online Betting
16 8 (0.32%) Front Office
17 7 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 636 (25.49%) Analyst
2 493 (19.76%) Developer
3 252 (10.10%) Project Manager
4 224 (8.98%) Business Analyst
5 187 (7.49%) Architect
6 143 (5.73%) Consultant
7 114 (4.57%) Senior Developer
8 113 (4.53%) Support Analyst
9 101 (4.05%) Applications Support
10 90 (3.61%) C# Developer
11 83 (3.33%) Software Developer
12 80 (3.21%) Software Engineer
13 76 (3.05%) .NET Developer
13 76 (3.05%) Java Developer
14 71 (2.85%) Senior Analyst
15 68 (2.73%) Administrator
16 62 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
17 59 (2.36%) Senior Manager
17 59 (2.36%) Test Analyst
18 54 (2.16%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (15.63%) .NET
2 237 (9.50%) XML
3 192 (7.70%) HTML
4 172 (6.89%) CSS
5 148 (5.93%) ASP.NET
6 142 (5.69%) Middleware
7 133 (5.33%) Web Services
8 116 (4.65%) J2EE
9 115 (4.61%) Spring
10 85 (3.41%) jQuery
11 80 (3.21%) Hibernate
12 76 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 69 (2.77%) .NET Framework
14 68 (2.73%) XSLT
15 59 (2.36%) JMS
15 59 (2.36%) RESTful
16 51 (2.04%) HTML5
16 51 (2.04%) Struts
16 51 (2.04%) SOAP
16 51 (2.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 241 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 181 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 123 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 81 (3.25%) Mathematics
5 66 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (2.16%) AS400
7 50 (2.00%) Open Source
8 45 (1.80%) iSeries
9 42 (1.68%) PKI
10 39 (1.56%) Algorithms
11 38 (1.52%) Statistics
12 33 (1.32%) Clustering
12 33 (1.32%) PMI
13 32 (1.28%) N-Tier
14 29 (1.16%) FMCG
15 25 (1.00%) User Experience
16 23 (0.92%) Client/Server
17 22 (0.88%) Data Structures
18 21 (0.84%) Replication
19 18 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 288 (11.54%) Windows
2 237 (9.50%) Linux
3 173 (6.93%) UNIX
4 53 (2.12%) Solaris
5 36 (1.44%) AIX
6 34 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (1.20%) Android
7 30 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 21 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 18 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (0.72%) HPUX
10 18 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.64%) CentOS
12 12 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (0.32%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.20%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.20%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (14.03%) Project Management
3 232 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 225 (9.02%) PRINCE2
5 224 (8.98%) ITIL
6 193 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
7 183 (7.33%) MVC
8 177 (7.09%) Software Engineering
9 156 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 152 (6.09%) E-Commerce
11 146 (5.85%) Change Management
12 133 (5.33%) Scrum
13 125 (5.01%) Business Analysis
13 125 (5.01%) Mentoring
14 118 (4.73%) Programme Management
15 117 (4.69%) OO
16 113 (4.53%) TDD
17 110 (4.41%) Data Modelling
18 106 (4.25%) UML
19 104 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 702 (28.14%) SQL
2 406 (16.27%) Java
3 299 (11.98%) C#
4 259 (10.38%) JavaScript
5 143 (5.73%) C++
6 116 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 101 (4.05%) C
8 61 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 60 (2.40%) Shell Script
10 53 (2.12%) COBOL
11 49 (1.96%) Python
12 38 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 37 (1.48%) VB
14 35 (1.40%) Perl
15 32 (1.28%) Delphi
16 28 (1.12%) VBA
17 26 (1.04%) RPG
18 23 (0.92%) VB6
19 21 (0.84%) VB.NET
20 16 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 355 (14.23%) Degree
2 63 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (2.24%) ISTQB
4 55 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 54 (2.16%) ISEB
5 54 (2.16%) Security Cleared
6 53 (2.12%) PMP
7 52 (2.08%) PMI Certification
7 52 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (1.60%) SC Cleared
9 39 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 33 (1.32%) CCNP
11 28 (1.12%) MCSE
12 27 (1.08%) CISSP
12 27 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 25 (1.00%) CISA
14 24 (0.96%) MCSA
15 20 (0.80%) PhD
15 20 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (0.60%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.17%) QA
2 127 (5.09%) SLA
3 48 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (1.88%) PCI DSS
5 33 (1.32%) ISO 9001
6 27 (1.08%) ISO 8583
7 8 (0.32%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.20%) JTAG
11 4 (0.16%) P3O
12 2 (0.080%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.080%) BS25999
13 1 (0.040%) WCAG
13 1 (0.040%) COBIT
System Software
1 122 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 90 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.52%) VMware ESX
4 19 (0.76%) vSphere
5 16 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (0.48%) VirtualBox
7 11 (0.44%) KVM
7 11 (0.44%) Firmware
7 11 (0.44%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.40%) XenServer
9 9 (0.36%) QEMU
9 9 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.32%) XenApp
11 4 (0.16%) Xen
12 3 (0.12%) NFS
12 3 (0.12%) Postfix
12 3 (0.12%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.12%) iptables
13 2 (0.080%) vCloud
13 2 (0.080%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 32 (1.28%) Tivoli
2 29 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 17 (0.68%) HP NNM
5 13 (0.52%) Backup Exec
6 12 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
7 8 (0.32%) SCOM
7 8 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (0.28%) SCCM
8 7 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
9 6 (0.24%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 4 (0.16%) CiscoWorks
11 4 (0.16%) Nagios
11 4 (0.16%) Opsview
11 4 (0.16%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.12%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.12%) Puppet
12 3 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 417 (16.71%) Oracle
2 400 (16.03%) Microsoft
3 174 (6.97%) SAP
4 132 (5.29%) IBM
5 127 (5.09%) VMware
6 116 (4.65%) Citrix
7 110 (4.41%) Cisco
8 98 (3.93%) HP
9 49 (1.96%) TIBCO
10 43 (1.72%) Cognos
11 34 (1.36%) BMC
12 33 (1.32%) Juniper
12 33 (1.32%) F5
13 30 (1.20%) SolarWinds
14 28 (1.12%) Sun
15 27 (1.08%) BEA
16 26 (1.04%) Red Hat
17 25 (1.00%) Business Objects
17 25 (1.00%) Micro Focus
18 23 (0.92%) Sybase
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