The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 23419 22736 25624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.97% 22.86% 23.04%
As % of the General category 50.04% 50.50% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18945 18471 21531
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
UK

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

General Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
46796 45020 50293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.91% 45.26% 45.23%
Number of salaries quoted 36511 36118 42304
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in England

Finance
Salary Trend in England

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

Finance Salary Trend in England

Finance
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in England

Finance
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
London 0 12835 £57,500 - 1194
South East +1 3718 £47,500 - 326
North West +3 1706 £43,000 +1.17% 186
East of England +1 1323 £50,000 +11.11% 128
Yorkshire -2 1075 £42,500 +6.25% 147
South West -7 1041 £42,900 +7.25% 142
West Midlands -4 970 £45,000 +5.88% 81
East Midlands -2 599 £45,000 +5.88% 48
North East -8 90 £47,500 +7.95% 14
Midlands +3 37 £50,000 -20.00% 5
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 11547 (23.44%) SQL
2 9467 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8666 (17.59%) Banking
4 8382 (17.01%) Degree
5 7561 (15.35%) SQL Server
6 7080 (14.37%) Microsoft
7 6858 (13.92%) Project Management
8 6833 (13.87%) Java
9 6733 (13.67%) Oracle
10 6716 (13.63%) .NET
11 6709 (13.62%) C#
12 6397 (12.98%) Windows
13 5421 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
14 4898 (9.94%) MS Excel
15 4227 (8.58%) JavaScript
16 4147 (8.42%) HTML
17 4075 (8.27%) Linux
18 3966 (8.05%) ITIL
19 3924 (7.96%) Retail
20 3771 (7.65%) UNIX
21 3768 (7.65%) Telecoms
22 3698 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
23 3571 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
24 3429 (6.96%) OO
25 3393 (6.89%) PRINCE2
26 3266 (6.63%) Computer Science
27 3245 (6.59%) ASP.NET
28 3191 (6.48%) Scrum
29 3077 (6.25%) CSS
30 2970 (6.03%) XML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1615 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1034 (2.10%) MS Exchange
3 950 (1.93%) IIS
4 827 (1.68%) SAS
5 792 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 773 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 725 (1.47%) Apache
8 636 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 510 (1.04%) CMS
10 469 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
11 304 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 299 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 289 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
14 285 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
15 266 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
16 235 (0.48%) Node.js
17 223 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
18 222 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
19 220 (0.45%) Lync
20 164 (0.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4898 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 2514 (5.10%) MS Office
3 944 (1.92%) MS Project
4 798 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 605 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 243 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 227 (0.46%) Photoshop
8 197 (0.40%) SPSS
9 120 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
10 60 (0.12%) PowerPivot
11 41 (0.083%) InfoPath
12 30 (0.061%) S-PLUS
13 29 (0.059%) CPLEX
14 24 (0.049%) Stata
15 22 (0.045%) RoboHelp
15 22 (0.045%) InDesign
16 20 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
17 18 (0.037%) FrameMaker
18 13 (0.026%) Fireworks
19 11 (0.022%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 995 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
2 810 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 624 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
4 587 (1.19%) SAP FI
5 583 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 548 (1.11%) SAP CO
7 543 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
8 517 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
9 492 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
10 423 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
11 387 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
12 339 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
13 331 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 299 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
15 290 (0.59%) HFM
16 276 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
17 241 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
18 216 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
19 197 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
20 194 (0.39%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 538 (1.09%) SaaS
2 281 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 193 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 168 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 166 (0.34%) Office 365
6 94 (0.19%) PaaS
7 79 (0.16%) IaaS
8 56 (0.11%) GitHub
9 49 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
10 47 (0.095%) Force.com
11 23 (0.047%) SuccessFactors
12 20 (0.041%) Amazon S3
13 17 (0.035%) Heroku
14 16 (0.032%) Google Apps
15 13 (0.026%) Amazon ELB
16 11 (0.022%) AWS Data Pipeline
17 10 (0.020%) MailChimp
18 6 (0.012%) Taleo
18 6 (0.012%) Joyent
19 4 (0.008%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1552 (3.15%) Firewall
2 1067 (2.17%) Internet
3 1053 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 968 (1.96%) SAN
5 951 (1.93%) LAN
6 939 (1.91%) DNS
7 894 (1.81%) WAN
8 570 (1.16%) VPN
9 557 (1.13%) DHCP
10 496 (1.01%) HTTP
11 406 (0.82%) Network Security
12 376 (0.76%) Wireless
13 355 (0.72%) Intranet
14 332 (0.67%) SSL
15 321 (0.65%) VoIP
16 296 (0.60%) BGP
17 285 (0.58%) LDAP
18 238 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
19 236 (0.48%) MPLS
19 236 (0.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7561 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 2059 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1923 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1883 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1815 (3.68%) Relational Database
6 1511 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 1322 (2.68%) Oracle Database
8 1069 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1003 (2.04%) MySQL
10 841 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 766 (1.55%) Big Data
12 737 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 696 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
14 597 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
15 594 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
16 511 (1.04%) DB2
17 470 (0.95%) QlikView
18 434 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
19 424 (0.86%) Hadoop
20 419 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1141 (2.32%) Visual Studio
2 957 (1.94%) Subversion
3 902 (1.83%) Selenium
4 894 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 779 (1.58%) JIRA
6 760 (1.54%) Git (software)
7 619 (1.26%) JUnit
8 551 (1.12%) Jenkins
9 519 (1.05%) Maven
10 486 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
11 483 (0.98%) Eclipse
12 471 (0.96%) NUnit
13 319 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
14 307 (0.62%) Cucumber
15 290 (0.59%) WebDriver
16 281 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
17 275 (0.56%) Hudson
18 251 (0.51%) Ant
19 235 (0.48%) Moq
20 202 (0.41%) MSTest
General
1 8666 (17.59%) Banking
2 3924 (7.96%) Retail
3 3768 (7.65%) Telecoms
4 2567 (5.21%) Marketing
5 2276 (4.62%) Investment Banking
6 1850 (3.75%) Financial Institution
7 1716 (3.48%) Front Office
8 1611 (3.27%) Legal
9 1225 (2.49%) Manufacturing
10 1158 (2.35%) Back Office
11 1012 (2.05%) Advertising
12 783 (1.59%) Law
13 615 (1.25%) Games
14 502 (1.02%) Billing
15 480 (0.97%) Retail Banking
16 460 (0.93%) Publishing
17 366 (0.74%) General Ledger
18 360 (0.73%) Electronics
19 293 (0.59%) French Language
20 247 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11625 (23.60%) Developer
2 10757 (21.83%) Analyst
3 4130 (8.38%) Consultant
4 3901 (7.92%) Project Manager
5 3894 (7.90%) Business Analyst
6 2599 (5.28%) Architect
7 2245 (4.56%) Java Developer
8 2061 (4.18%) C# Developer
9 1909 (3.87%) .NET Developer
10 1855 (3.77%) Support Analyst
11 1798 (3.65%) Senior Developer
12 1255 (2.55%) Applications Support
13 1211 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
14 1144 (2.32%) Junior
15 1068 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
16 1065 (2.16%) Senior Manager
17 1029 (2.09%) Software Developer
18 930 (1.89%) Team Leader
19 929 (1.89%) Administrator
20 916 (1.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6716 (13.63%) .NET
2 4147 (8.42%) HTML
3 3245 (6.59%) ASP.NET
4 3077 (6.25%) CSS
5 2970 (6.03%) XML
6 2129 (4.32%) Web Services
7 1914 (3.88%) jQuery
8 1575 (3.20%) WCF
9 1474 (2.99%) HTML5
10 1440 (2.92%) .NET Framework
11 1427 (2.90%) Spring
12 1381 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1306 (2.65%) J2EE
14 1248 (2.53%) WPF
15 1069 (2.17%) Middleware
16 841 (1.71%) Ajax
17 768 (1.56%) Hibernate
18 725 (1.47%) CSS3
19 663 (1.35%) WinForms
20 641 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5421 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3266 (6.63%) Computer Science
3 1776 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 1582 (3.21%) Mathematics
5 1275 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1270 (2.58%) Hedge funds
7 1259 (2.56%) Derivative
8 1026 (2.08%) Equities
9 965 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
10 937 (1.90%) User Experience
11 898 (1.82%) Fixed Income
12 715 (1.45%) Open Source
13 606 (1.23%) Mobile App
14 600 (1.22%) Credit Risk
15 571 (1.16%) Statistics
16 563 (1.14%) Blackberry
17 485 (0.98%) Client/Server
18 476 (0.97%) Clustering
19 473 (0.96%) Visualisation
20 457 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6397 (12.98%) Windows
2 4075 (8.27%) Linux
3 3771 (7.65%) UNIX
4 1435 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 1044 (2.12%) Windows 7
6 901 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 871 (1.77%) Solaris
8 659 (1.34%) Android
9 629 (1.28%) Windows XP
10 628 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 584 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 576 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 378 (0.77%) AIX
14 256 (0.52%) Windows 8
15 158 (0.32%) CentOS
16 128 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 108 (0.22%) HPUX
18 107 (0.22%) Windows Vista
19 99 (0.20%) Windows 2000
20 81 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9467 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6858 (13.92%) Project Management
3 3966 (8.05%) ITIL
4 3698 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 3571 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
6 3429 (6.96%) OO
7 3393 (6.89%) PRINCE2
8 3191 (6.48%) Scrum
9 2967 (6.02%) Business Analysis
10 2620 (5.32%) TDD
11 2542 (5.16%) Software Engineering
12 2510 (5.09%) MVC
13 2463 (5.00%) Risk Management
14 2210 (4.49%) Change Management
15 2200 (4.47%) Mentoring
16 2187 (4.44%) Analytics
17 1962 (3.98%) E-Commerce
18 1884 (3.82%) CRM
19 1760 (3.57%) Service Delivery
20 1673 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11547 (23.44%) SQL
2 6833 (13.87%) Java
3 6709 (13.62%) C#
4 4227 (8.58%) JavaScript
5 2713 (5.51%) C++
6 1800 (3.65%) T-SQL
7 1701 (3.45%) Python
8 1447 (2.94%) C
9 1352 (2.74%) Perl
10 1101 (2.23%) PL/SQL
11 1087 (2.21%) VBA
12 905 (1.84%) VB
13 878 (1.78%) PHP
14 791 (1.61%) VB.NET
15 786 (1.60%) PowerShell
16 748 (1.52%) Shell Script
17 599 (1.22%) Ruby
18 523 (1.06%) Bash Shell
19 380 (0.77%) VBScript
20 224 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8382 (17.01%) Degree
2 1518 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1498 (3.04%) ISEB
4 1000 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 973 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 864 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 863 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
8 591 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 579 (1.18%) CISSP
10 543 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
11 517 (1.05%) PMP
12 485 (0.98%) ISTQB
13 435 (0.88%) CCNA
14 434 (0.88%) ACCA
15 433 (0.88%) CCNP
16 401 (0.81%) MCSE
17 395 (0.80%) CIMA
18 382 (0.78%) CISA
19 340 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 317 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2704 (5.49%) QA
2 1251 (2.54%) SLA
3 473 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 396 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 264 (0.54%) COBIT
6 250 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 235 (0.48%) Data Quality
8 215 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 136 (0.28%) Solvency II
10 110 (0.22%) EMIR
11 102 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
12 75 (0.15%) Basel III
13 73 (0.15%) Basel II
14 61 (0.12%) COREP
15 45 (0.091%) ISO 8583
16 44 (0.089%) MiFID
17 41 (0.083%) CRD IV
18 39 (0.079%) FATCA
18 39 (0.079%) TickIT
19 33 (0.067%) FINREP
System Software
1 2444 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 1329 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 337 (0.68%) vSphere
4 333 (0.68%) XenApp
5 312 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 284 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 272 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
8 184 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
9 137 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 122 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 119 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 77 (0.16%) XenServer
13 63 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
14 61 (0.12%) NFS
15 52 (0.11%) MetaFrame
16 49 (0.099%) UAG
16 49 (0.099%) Xen
16 49 (0.099%) ISA Server
17 46 (0.093%) KVM
18 45 (0.091%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 650 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 480 (0.97%) SCCM
3 288 (0.58%) Puppet
4 232 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 228 (0.46%) Data Guard
5 228 (0.46%) SCOM
6 212 (0.43%) Nagios
7 163 (0.33%) Tivoli
8 140 (0.28%) NetBackup
9 124 (0.25%) OpenView
10 92 (0.19%) Control-M
11 90 (0.18%) Backup Exec
12 81 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
13 74 (0.15%) WSUS
14 59 (0.12%) HP NNM
15 57 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
16 55 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
17 49 (0.099%) HP SIM
18 48 (0.097%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 46 (0.093%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7080 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 6733 (13.67%) Oracle
3 2649 (5.38%) SAP
4 1956 (3.97%) VMware
5 1706 (3.46%) Cisco
6 1381 (2.80%) HP
7 1347 (2.73%) Citrix
8 1147 (2.33%) IBM
9 760 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 716 (1.45%) Cognos
11 711 (1.44%) Business Objects
12 599 (1.22%) Juniper
13 597 (1.21%) Sybase
14 585 (1.19%) Hyperion
15 555 (1.13%) Bloomberg
16 530 (1.08%) Google
17 510 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
18 509 (1.03%) JBoss
19 497 (1.01%) Fujitsu
20 426 (0.86%) CheckPoint
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £85000 to £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hereford and Worcester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
East Midlands
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car, Pension, Flexible
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-60,000 + £10k Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago