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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 23636 25243 22006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 22.90% 22.56% 20.91%
As % of the General category 51.79% 51.00% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19386 20358 17755
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
45639 49494 45771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.22% 44.24% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 36120 38808 36738
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
London +1 13230 £60,000 +0.41% 1811
South East +3 3841 £50,000 - 489
North West +2 1349 £41,125 +2.81% 280
Yorkshire +1 1318 £40,000 -5.88% 202
East of England -2 1235 £47,500 +5.55% 156
South West -1 1095 £42,500 -5.55% 246
West Midlands -7 775 £45,000 - 140
East Midlands +5 619 £45,000 +12.50% 127
North East -11 108 £40,000 - 30
Midlands +10 22 £55,000 -21.42% 5
South Coast -2 4 £70,000 +27.27%
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11057 (24.20%) SQL
2 9628 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
3 8563 (18.74%) Banking
4 7249 (15.86%) Degree
5 6892 (15.08%) SQL Server
6 6888 (15.07%) Microsoft
7 6382 (13.97%) Windows
8 6368 (13.94%) Java
9 6269 (13.72%) Oracle
10 6250 (13.68%) Project Management
11 6084 (13.31%) C#
12 6032 (13.20%) .NET
13 4986 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
14 4370 (9.56%) MS Excel
15 4275 (9.36%) JavaScript
16 4110 (8.99%) Linux
17 4105 (8.98%) HTML
18 3932 (8.61%) ITIL
19 3765 (8.24%) Retail
20 3685 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
21 3612 (7.90%) Stakeholder Management
22 3585 (7.85%) UNIX
23 3312 (7.25%) Scrum
24 3089 (6.76%) Telecoms
25 3057 (6.69%) PRINCE2
26 2875 (6.29%) CSS
27 2706 (5.92%) Computer Science
28 2691 (5.89%) ASP.NET
29 2667 (5.84%) OO
30 2662 (5.83%) QA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1513 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 919 (2.01%) MS Exchange
3 846 (1.85%) IIS
4 820 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 791 (1.73%) SAS
6 662 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 638 (1.40%) Apache
8 471 (1.03%) WebLogic
9 469 (1.03%) CMS
10 429 (0.94%) JBoss
11 394 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
12 315 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
13 290 (0.63%) Node.js
14 269 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 228 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
16 227 (0.50%) Lync
17 220 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
18 208 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
19 201 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
20 161 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4370 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 2213 (4.84%) MS Office
3 785 (1.72%) MS Project
4 772 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 618 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 206 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 172 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 150 (0.33%) PowerPivot
9 140 (0.31%) SPSS
10 119 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
11 59 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 36 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 23 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
14 22 (0.048%) InDesign
14 22 (0.048%) CPLEX
15 20 (0.044%) Mingle
16 19 (0.042%) Fireworks
17 14 (0.031%) RoboHelp
18 13 (0.028%) Open Workbench
19 12 (0.026%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 925 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
2 864 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 664 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
4 632 (1.38%) Oracle General Ledger
5 569 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 555 (1.21%) Oracle Payables
7 526 (1.15%) SAP FI
8 505 (1.11%) SAP CO
9 502 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
10 418 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
11 417 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
12 352 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 291 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
14 233 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
15 208 (0.46%) SAP MM
16 203 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
17 159 (0.35%) Agresso
18 152 (0.33%) SAP PP
19 151 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
20 150 (0.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 660 (1.44%) SaaS
2 390 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 373 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 248 (0.54%) Office 365
5 164 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 119 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 88 (0.19%) PaaS
8 86 (0.19%) IaaS
9 71 (0.16%) GitHub
10 49 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
11 46 (0.10%) Force.com
12 40 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
13 32 (0.070%) Adobe Analytics
14 21 (0.046%) Taleo
15 20 (0.044%) Yammer
15 20 (0.044%) FinancialForce.com
16 18 (0.039%) Mimecast
16 18 (0.039%) Amazon S3
17 17 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
18 13 (0.028%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1552 (3.40%) Firewall
2 985 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 952 (2.08%) WAN
4 941 (2.06%) SAN
5 887 (1.94%) Internet
6 876 (1.92%) LAN
7 850 (1.86%) DNS
8 618 (1.35%) VPN
9 529 (1.16%) Wireless
10 522 (1.14%) Network Security
11 521 (1.14%) DHCP
12 443 (0.97%) VoIP
13 379 (0.83%) HTTP
14 345 (0.76%) BGP
15 337 (0.74%) SSL
16 315 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
17 292 (0.64%) MPLS
18 274 (0.60%) OSPF
19 257 (0.56%) NAS
20 253 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6892 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 2017 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1702 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1691 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1483 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1394 (3.05%) Relational Database
7 1201 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 1025 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 994 (2.18%) MySQL
10 877 (1.92%) Big Data
11 764 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 715 (1.56%) RDBMS
13 708 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
14 614 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
15 592 (1.30%) NoSQL
16 558 (1.22%) Hadoop
17 528 (1.16%) DB2
18 468 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
19 445 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
20 428 (0.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 952 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 899 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 895 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 844 (1.85%) Selenium
5 812 (1.78%) Subversion
6 786 (1.72%) JIRA
7 625 (1.37%) NUnit
8 532 (1.16%) Maven
9 520 (1.14%) Jenkins
10 435 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
11 384 (0.84%) JUnit
12 332 (0.73%) Eclipse
13 331 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
14 314 (0.69%) WebDriver
15 302 (0.66%) Moq
16 282 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
17 271 (0.59%) MSTest
18 269 (0.59%) Cucumber
19 229 (0.50%) TeamCity
20 191 (0.42%) Ant
General
1 8563 (18.74%) Banking
2 3765 (8.24%) Retail
3 3089 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 2215 (4.85%) Marketing
5 1887 (4.13%) Financial Institution
6 1856 (4.06%) Investment Banking
7 1549 (3.39%) Legal
8 1528 (3.34%) Front Office
9 1201 (2.63%) Manufacturing
10 1019 (2.23%) Back Office
11 710 (1.55%) Advertising
12 674 (1.48%) Law
13 522 (1.14%) Retail Banking
14 486 (1.06%) Games
15 424 (0.93%) General Ledger
16 384 (0.84%) Electronics
17 348 (0.76%) Billing
18 314 (0.69%) Aerospace
19 273 (0.60%) Publishing
20 244 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10508 (23.00%) Developer
2 9627 (21.07%) Analyst
3 3799 (8.31%) Project Manager
4 3588 (7.85%) Business Analyst
5 3517 (7.70%) Consultant
6 2654 (5.81%) Architect
7 1819 (3.98%) .NET Developer
8 1765 (3.86%) C# Developer
9 1762 (3.86%) Support Analyst
10 1701 (3.72%) Java Developer
11 1673 (3.66%) Senior Developer
12 1259 (2.76%) Applications Support
13 975 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
14 958 (2.10%) Senior Analyst
15 947 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
16 941 (2.06%) Test Analyst
17 936 (2.05%) Administrator
18 893 (1.95%) Senior Manager
19 879 (1.92%) Junior
20 847 (1.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6032 (13.20%) .NET
2 4105 (8.98%) HTML
3 2875 (6.29%) CSS
4 2691 (5.89%) ASP.NET
5 2464 (5.39%) XML
6 2169 (4.75%) Web Services
7 1803 (3.95%) jQuery
8 1585 (3.47%) HTML5
9 1466 (3.21%) WCF
10 1432 (3.13%) Spring
11 1287 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1166 (2.55%) .NET Framework
13 1098 (2.40%) Middleware
14 974 (2.13%) WPF
15 887 (1.94%) AngularJS
16 885 (1.94%) J2EE
17 763 (1.67%) Ajax
18 721 (1.58%) Hibernate
19 689 (1.51%) SOAP
20 681 (1.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4986 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 2706 (5.92%) Computer Science
3 1759 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1179 (2.58%) Hedge funds
5 1116 (2.44%) Derivative
6 1088 (2.38%) Mathematics
7 1058 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 992 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 893 (1.95%) User Experience
10 811 (1.77%) Equities
11 720 (1.58%) Fixed Income
12 646 (1.41%) Mobile App
13 627 (1.37%) Open Source
14 616 (1.35%) Data Structures
15 532 (1.16%) Algorithms
16 531 (1.16%) Data Integration
17 518 (1.13%) Blackberry
18 517 (1.13%) Client/Server
19 508 (1.11%) Clustering
20 502 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6382 (13.97%) Windows
2 4110 (8.99%) Linux
3 3585 (7.85%) UNIX
4 1191 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 924 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 703 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 676 (1.48%) Solaris
8 646 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 559 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 556 (1.22%) Android
11 521 (1.14%) Apple iOS
12 425 (0.93%) Windows XP
13 298 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 219 (0.48%) AIX
15 137 (0.30%) CentOS
16 110 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 104 (0.23%) Mac OS X
18 78 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
19 77 (0.17%) Windows 2000
20 68 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9628 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
2 6250 (13.68%) Project Management
3 3932 (8.61%) ITIL
4 3685 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
5 3612 (7.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 3312 (7.25%) Scrum
7 3057 (6.69%) PRINCE2
8 2667 (5.84%) OO
9 2630 (5.76%) Business Analysis
10 2575 (5.64%) MVC
11 2539 (5.56%) TDD
12 2223 (4.86%) Analytics
13 2150 (4.71%) Change Management
14 2059 (4.51%) Software Engineering
15 1937 (4.24%) Risk Management
16 1932 (4.23%) CRM
17 1912 (4.18%) Mentoring
18 1865 (4.08%) Service Delivery
19 1750 (3.83%) E-Commerce
20 1563 (3.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11057 (24.20%) SQL
2 6368 (13.94%) Java
3 6084 (13.31%) C#
4 4275 (9.36%) JavaScript
5 2266 (4.96%) C++
6 1731 (3.79%) T-SQL
7 1551 (3.39%) Python
8 1223 (2.68%) PL/SQL
9 1113 (2.44%) Perl
10 1059 (2.32%) PHP
11 1033 (2.26%) C
12 862 (1.89%) VBA
13 751 (1.64%) PowerShell
14 715 (1.56%) VB.NET
15 668 (1.46%) VB
16 654 (1.43%) Shell Script
17 539 (1.18%) Bash Shell
18 391 (0.86%) Ruby
19 273 (0.60%) Scala
20 257 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 7249 (15.86%) Degree
2 1372 (3.00%) ISEB
3 949 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 901 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 882 (1.93%) PMI Certification
6 879 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 656 (1.44%) ISTQB
8 638 (1.40%) PMP
9 611 (1.34%) SC Cleared
10 594 (1.30%) CISSP
11 550 (1.20%) MCSE
12 510 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
13 491 (1.07%) CCNP
14 489 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 482 (1.05%) CCNA
16 413 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 331 (0.72%) ACCA
18 324 (0.71%) CIMA
19 319 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 289 (0.63%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2662 (5.83%) QA
2 1277 (2.79%) SLA
3 606 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 396 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 271 (0.59%) COBIT
6 263 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 187 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 184 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 157 (0.34%) EMIR
10 136 (0.30%) Solvency II
11 119 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
12 89 (0.19%) MiFID
13 63 (0.14%) Basel II
14 61 (0.13%) FATCA
15 60 (0.13%) Basel III
16 58 (0.13%) CRD IV
17 32 (0.070%) P3O
18 31 (0.068%) ISO 8583
19 29 (0.063%) FINREP
20 28 (0.061%) GAAP
System Software
1 2243 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 1335 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 365 (0.80%) vSphere
4 341 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 308 (0.67%) XenApp
6 297 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
7 218 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 168 (0.37%) NFS
9 142 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 108 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 94 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 93 (0.20%) Xen
13 83 (0.18%) SRDF
14 61 (0.13%) KVM
15 55 (0.12%) Firmware
16 54 (0.12%) XenServer
17 53 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 50 (0.11%) vCloud
19 49 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 42 (0.092%) Snort
Systems Management
1 458 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 360 (0.79%) Puppet
3 339 (0.74%) SCCM
4 231 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 170 (0.37%) SCOM
6 168 (0.37%) Nagios
7 163 (0.36%) Data Guard
8 148 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 103 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
10 100 (0.22%) OpenView
11 90 (0.20%) Backup Exec
12 88 (0.19%) Control-M
13 87 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
14 81 (0.18%) NetBackup
15 67 (0.15%) WSUS
16 61 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 48 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 40 (0.088%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 40 (0.088%) CFEngine
19 37 (0.081%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6888 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 6269 (13.72%) Oracle
3 2522 (5.52%) SAP
4 1994 (4.36%) VMware
5 1977 (4.33%) Cisco
6 1226 (2.68%) IBM
7 1206 (2.64%) Citrix
8 1200 (2.63%) HP
9 683 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 664 (1.45%) Business Objects
11 602 (1.32%) Cognos
12 581 (1.27%) Sybase
13 543 (1.19%) Juniper
14 525 (1.15%) CheckPoint
15 452 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
16 449 (0.98%) NetApp
17 432 (0.95%) EMC
18 399 (0.87%) Hyperion
19 396 (0.87%) F5
20 378 (0.83%) Tableau
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