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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1179 1110 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.30% 16.81% 20.01%
As % of the General category 45.54% 47.05% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 916 769 1357
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £28,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
2589 2359 3228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.79% 35.73% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1764 2629
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 January 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 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 468 £50,000 +25.00% 41
Essex +3 341 £50,000 +16.27% 42
Cambridgeshire -6 199 £45,500 +1.11% 60
Bedfordshire 0 123 £47,500 +18.75% 21
Suffolk -5 27 £37,500 -18.47% 7
Norfolk +13 22 £41,250 +50.00% 5
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 696 (25.84%) SQL
2 494 (18.34%) Oracle
3 440 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 424 (15.74%) Java
5 410 (15.22%) .NET
6 405 (15.03%) Project Management
7 391 (14.51%) Banking
8 389 (14.44%) Degree
9 381 (14.14%) Microsoft
10 366 (13.59%) SQL Server
11 300 (11.14%) C#
12 284 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
13 278 (10.32%) Retail
14 275 (10.21%) Windows
15 273 (10.13%) MS Excel
16 265 (9.84%) Linux
17 244 (9.06%) JavaScript
18 243 (9.02%) PRINCE2
19 231 (8.57%) Telecoms
20 224 (8.31%) ITIL
20 224 (8.31%) XML
21 210 (7.80%) UNIX
22 209 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
22 209 (7.76%) Software Engineering
23 207 (7.68%) MVC
24 204 (7.57%) Middleware
25 203 (7.54%) MS Office
26 196 (7.28%) E-Commerce
27 185 (6.87%) Computer Science
28 184 (6.83%) HTML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 125 (4.64%) WebSphere
2 96 (3.56%) IIS
3 89 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 81 (3.01%) WebLogic
5 67 (2.49%) WebSphere Application Server
6 62 (2.30%) JBoss
7 54 (2.00%) Tomcat
8 39 (1.45%) MQSeries
9 32 (1.19%) Apache
9 32 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 28 (1.04%) Tuxedo
10 28 (1.04%) MS Exchange
11 24 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
12 23 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
13 22 (0.82%) AquaLogic
13 22 (0.82%) CMS
14 18 (0.67%) SAS
14 18 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
15 16 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 273 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 203 (7.54%) MS Office
3 70 (2.60%) MS Project
4 61 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 44 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.26%) SPSS
7 5 (0.19%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.074%) Mingle
8 2 (0.074%) Simulink
8 2 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 73 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
2 71 (2.64%) SAP FI/CO
2 71 (2.64%) SAP FI
2 71 (2.64%) SAP CO
3 56 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
4 45 (1.67%) Agresso
4 45 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 27 (1.00%) Finacle
5 27 (1.00%) Temenos T24
6 26 (0.97%) Oracle iProcurement
7 24 (0.89%) Cognos TM1
8 22 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
8 22 (0.82%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
9 21 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
10 16 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
11 15 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
12 14 (0.52%) SAP CRM
13 13 (0.48%) SAP Business One
13 13 (0.48%) Cognos Planning
14 11 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (0.74%) SaaS
4 13 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.22%) Office 365
6 3 (0.11%) PaaS
6 3 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.037%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.037%) GitHub
7 1 (0.037%) IaaS
7 1 (0.037%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 87 (3.23%) Firewall
2 84 (3.12%) SAN
3 66 (2.45%) Internet
4 61 (2.26%) Wireless
5 53 (1.97%) TCP/IP
6 51 (1.89%) SSL
7 50 (1.86%) DNS
8 43 (1.60%) VPN
8 43 (1.60%) HTTP
9 35 (1.30%) WAN
9 35 (1.30%) BGP
10 33 (1.22%) DHCP
11 32 (1.19%) VoIP
11 32 (1.19%) MPLS
11 32 (1.19%) OSPF
12 31 (1.15%) FTP
12 31 (1.15%) NAS
13 30 (1.11%) LAN
13 30 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (1.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 121 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 102 (3.79%) Oracle Database
4 98 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 94 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 76 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
7 71 (2.64%) DB2
7 71 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
8 70 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 57 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 49 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 44 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
12 41 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
13 39 (1.45%) MySQL
14 35 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
15 30 (1.11%) OLAP
16 29 (1.08%) Oracle Discoverer
17 23 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (0.78%) Data Mining
19 19 (0.71%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 91 (3.38%) Subversion
2 77 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
3 68 (2.52%) JIRA
4 62 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 57 (2.12%) Maven
6 53 (1.97%) Visual Studio
7 45 (1.67%) Git (software)
8 41 (1.52%) NUnit
9 39 (1.45%) Selenium
10 38 (1.41%) Hudson
11 37 (1.37%) Ant
12 35 (1.30%) Jenkins
13 28 (1.04%) MSTest
14 22 (0.82%) LoadRunner
15 20 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
15 20 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
16 19 (0.71%) SoapUI
17 18 (0.67%) JUnit
17 18 (0.67%) Toad
18 15 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 391 (14.51%) Banking
2 278 (10.32%) Retail
3 231 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 103 (3.82%) Marketing
5 95 (3.53%) Manufacturing
6 66 (2.45%) Legal
7 45 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 40 (1.48%) Back Office
8 40 (1.48%) Retail Banking
9 26 (0.97%) Law
10 25 (0.93%) Billing
11 18 (0.67%) Games
12 17 (0.63%) Advertising
13 16 (0.59%) Electronics
14 13 (0.48%) General Ledger
15 12 (0.45%) Automotive
16 9 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.33%) Military
17 8 (0.30%) Front Office
17 8 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 615 (22.83%) Analyst
2 503 (18.67%) Developer
3 278 (10.32%) Project Manager
4 263 (9.76%) Architect
5 215 (7.98%) Business Analyst
6 143 (5.31%) Consultant
7 130 (4.83%) Support Analyst
8 128 (4.75%) Senior Developer
9 109 (4.05%) Software Engineer
10 88 (3.27%) Applications Support
11 84 (3.12%) C# Developer
12 83 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
13 80 (2.97%) Senior Manager
14 73 (2.71%) Software Developer
14 73 (2.71%) Java Developer
15 72 (2.67%) .NET Developer
15 72 (2.67%) Administrator
16 69 (2.56%) Junior
17 65 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
18 55 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (15.22%) .NET
2 224 (8.31%) XML
3 204 (7.57%) Middleware
4 184 (6.83%) HTML
5 160 (5.94%) ASP.NET
6 154 (5.72%) CSS
7 130 (4.83%) Web Services
8 117 (4.34%) J2EE
9 98 (3.64%) jQuery
10 88 (3.27%) Spring
11 80 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 73 (2.71%) Oracle Fusion
13 68 (2.52%) WCF
14 67 (2.49%) .NET Framework
15 63 (2.34%) Hibernate
16 55 (2.04%) JMS
17 51 (1.89%) XSLT
17 51 (1.89%) Struts
18 48 (1.78%) JSP
18 48 (1.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 284 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 185 (6.87%) Computer Science
3 103 (3.82%) Mathematics
4 100 (3.71%) Management Information System
5 72 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (1.82%) Open Source
7 37 (1.37%) User Experience
8 34 (1.26%) N-Tier
8 34 (1.26%) Clustering
9 32 (1.19%) AS400
10 31 (1.15%) Algorithms
11 28 (1.04%) iSeries
12 27 (1.00%) Replication
12 27 (1.00%) PKI
12 27 (1.00%) Data Structures
13 25 (0.93%) Blackberry
14 23 (0.85%) Statistics
15 22 (0.82%) PMI
16 21 (0.78%) Physics
16 21 (0.78%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 275 (10.21%) Windows
2 265 (9.84%) Linux
3 210 (7.80%) UNIX
4 63 (2.34%) Solaris
5 46 (1.71%) AIX
6 36 (1.34%) Android
7 30 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (1.00%) HPUX
9 27 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 26 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (0.97%) Windows 7
11 20 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (0.30%) CentOS
14 8 (0.30%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.30%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.22%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (15.03%) Project Management
3 243 (9.02%) PRINCE2
4 224 (8.31%) ITIL
5 209 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 209 (7.76%) Software Engineering
6 207 (7.68%) MVC
7 196 (7.28%) E-Commerce
8 183 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
9 171 (6.35%) Change Management
10 161 (5.98%) Waterfall
11 150 (5.57%) Mentoring
12 130 (4.83%) Programme Management
13 127 (4.71%) SOA
14 122 (4.53%) UML
15 119 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 118 (4.38%) Scrum
17 113 (4.19%) Business Analysis
18 110 (4.08%) TDD
19 107 (3.97%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 696 (25.84%) SQL
2 424 (15.74%) Java
3 300 (11.14%) C#
4 244 (9.06%) JavaScript
5 134 (4.97%) C++
6 112 (4.16%) C
7 103 (3.82%) PL/SQL
8 86 (3.19%) Shell Script
9 65 (2.41%) T-SQL
10 50 (1.86%) VB
11 48 (1.78%) PowerShell
12 42 (1.56%) VBA
13 41 (1.52%) Python
14 40 (1.48%) Perl
15 39 (1.45%) Delphi
16 35 (1.30%) COBOL
17 30 (1.11%) VB.NET
18 27 (1.00%) VB6
19 16 (0.59%) VBScript
19 16 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 389 (14.44%) Degree
2 83 (3.08%) ISEB
3 82 (3.04%) Security Cleared
4 72 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (2.52%) ISTQB
6 57 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 55 (2.04%) SC Cleared
8 53 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 47 (1.74%) CCNP
9 47 (1.74%) PMP
10 44 (1.63%) PMI Certification
10 44 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 27 (1.00%) CISA
12 26 (0.97%) CCNA
13 25 (0.93%) CISSP
14 24 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 23 (0.85%) MCSA
16 22 (0.82%) Sun Certification
17 20 (0.74%) PhD
18 16 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (4.86%) SLA
2 119 (4.42%) QA
3 45 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 42 (1.56%) ISO 9001
5 40 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.82%) ISO 8583
7 13 (0.48%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.30%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.15%) P3O
10 3 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.11%) GAMP
10 3 (0.11%) GCP
10 3 (0.11%) GMP
11 2 (0.074%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.074%) HL7
11 2 (0.074%) BS25999
12 1 (0.037%) COBIT
System Software
1 118 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 88 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.97%) VMware ESX
4 21 (0.78%) vSphere
5 18 (0.67%) XenApp
6 12 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.45%) QEMU
6 12 (0.45%) KVM
7 11 (0.41%) VirtualBox
7 11 (0.41%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.33%) Xen
8 9 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.26%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.15%) MetaFrame
11 4 (0.15%) vCloud
12 3 (0.11%) Firmware
13 2 (0.074%) XenServer
14 1 (0.037%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 36 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (1.26%) Tivoli
3 21 (0.78%) HP NNM
4 13 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 13 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
5 9 (0.33%) SCOM
6 8 (0.30%) SCCM
6 8 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
7 7 (0.26%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.22%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.22%) EdgeSight
9 5 (0.19%) Puppet
10 4 (0.15%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.15%) Nagios
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
11 3 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.074%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 494 (18.34%) Oracle
2 381 (14.14%) Microsoft
3 154 (5.72%) SAP
4 146 (5.42%) IBM
5 139 (5.16%) Cisco
6 121 (4.49%) VMware
7 103 (3.82%) HP
8 101 (3.75%) Citrix
9 67 (2.49%) TIBCO
10 52 (1.93%) Juniper
11 50 (1.86%) F5
12 43 (1.60%) SolarWinds
12 43 (1.60%) Cognos
13 42 (1.56%) Business Objects
14 39 (1.45%) webMethods
15 38 (1.41%) Sun
16 28 (1.04%) BMC
16 28 (1.04%) Red Hat
17 25 (0.93%) BEA
18 23 (0.85%) NetApp
Basildon, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £250000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum from £30,000 up to £50,0
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits extensive - see ad
Posted: 17 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + exclusive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM
Salary: Competitive Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Montash
Posted: Yesterday