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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 21896 22409 22136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 23.18% 22.54% 22.62%
As % of the General category 52.94% 51.61% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18433 18602 17535
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
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
41360 43424 42873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.79% 43.68% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34150 35109 33627
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 12246 £60,000 - 1755
South East +2 3612 £49,000 -2.00% 494
North West -2 1191 £42,500 -3.40% 253
Yorkshire +3 1190 £42,500 - 198
East of England +4 1107 £48,000 +1.05% 138
South West +6 1089 £42,500 - 219
West Midlands +7 988 £45,000 +5.88% 151
East Midlands -6 363 £42,500 - 47
North East -4 114 £40,000 -11.11% 27
Midlands +13 21 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11276 (24.69%) SQL
2 10949 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
3 8482 (18.57%) Banking
4 7957 (17.42%) Degree
5 6962 (15.24%) Java
6 6883 (15.07%) SQL Server
7 6700 (14.67%) Microsoft
8 6594 (14.44%) C#
9 6247 (13.68%) .NET
10 5848 (12.81%) Project Management
11 5720 (12.52%) Windows
12 5600 (12.26%) Oracle
13 5519 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
14 4765 (10.43%) JavaScript
15 4248 (9.30%) MS Excel
16 4057 (8.88%) Linux
17 4056 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
18 3996 (8.75%) HTML
19 3658 (8.01%) ITIL
20 3480 (7.62%) Computer Science
21 3455 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
22 3416 (7.48%) Retail
23 3377 (7.39%) Telecoms
24 3312 (7.25%) SDLC
25 3197 (7.00%) Unix
26 3117 (6.83%) CSS
27 2985 (6.54%) Scrum
28 2806 (6.14%) PRINCE2
29 2750 (6.02%) Business Analysis
30 2733 (5.98%) SAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1249 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 958 (2.10%) IIS
3 823 (1.80%) SAS
4 819 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 768 (1.68%) Apache
6 656 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 593 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 522 (1.14%) CMS
9 518 (1.13%) Node.js
10 447 (0.98%) WebLogic
11 403 (0.88%) JBoss
12 366 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
13 365 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
14 244 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
15 229 (0.50%) Apache Spark
16 216 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
16 216 (0.47%) Skype for Business
17 210 (0.46%) Confluence
17 210 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
18 185 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4248 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2255 (4.94%) MS Office
3 828 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 790 (1.73%) MS Project
5 661 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 155 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 151 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 143 (0.31%) SPSS
9 69 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 37 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 24 (0.053%) S-PLUS
12 23 (0.050%) AutoCAD
12 23 (0.050%) InfoPath
13 19 (0.042%) Mathematica
14 17 (0.037%) Acrobat
15 14 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
15 14 (0.031%) InDesign
16 13 (0.028%) Fireworks
17 12 (0.026%) GIMP
17 12 (0.026%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 723 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 646 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 545 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 402 (0.88%) SAP FI
5 378 (0.83%) SAP CO
6 368 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
7 359 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 359 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
8 267 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
9 241 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
10 211 (0.46%) HFM
11 210 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
12 189 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
13 165 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
14 150 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
15 148 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
16 145 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
17 139 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
18 132 (0.29%) SAP SD
19 130 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 776 (1.70%) SaaS
2 719 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 508 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 248 (0.54%) Office 365
5 235 (0.51%) GitHub
6 195 (0.43%) IaaS
7 153 (0.34%) PaaS
8 152 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 110 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 94 (0.21%) Force.com
11 76 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
12 54 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 49 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
14 45 (0.099%) Amazon S3
15 43 (0.094%) OpenShift
16 40 (0.088%) Mimecast
17 34 (0.074%) CloudFront
18 30 (0.066%) Oracle CX
19 29 (0.064%) Heroku
20 24 (0.053%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1434 (3.14%) Firewall
2 952 (2.08%) WAN
3 883 (1.93%) LAN
4 876 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 815 (1.78%) Internet
6 758 (1.66%) SAN
7 734 (1.61%) DNS
8 692 (1.52%) VPN
9 552 (1.21%) Network Security
10 409 (0.90%) VoIP
11 400 (0.88%) HTTP
12 380 (0.83%) MPLS
13 353 (0.77%) BGP
14 342 (0.75%) DHCP
15 299 (0.65%) SSL
16 285 (0.62%) OSPF
17 281 (0.62%) Wireless
18 278 (0.61%) Intranet
19 252 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
20 242 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6883 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 2137 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
3 1983 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1942 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1518 (3.32%) Relational Database
6 1281 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 1277 (2.80%) Big Data
8 1142 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 1132 (2.48%) MySQL
10 1005 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 857 (1.88%) NoSQL
12 760 (1.66%) Hadoop
13 750 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
14 670 (1.47%) RDBMS
15 643 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
16 541 (1.18%) QlikView
17 481 (1.05%) MongoDB
18 469 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
19 466 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
20 443 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1206 (2.64%) Git (software)
2 1081 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 1054 (2.31%) JIRA
4 862 (1.89%) Selenium
5 837 (1.83%) Visual Studio
6 787 (1.72%) Jenkins
7 783 (1.71%) Subversion
8 700 (1.53%) NUnit
9 675 (1.48%) Maven
10 570 (1.25%) JUnit
11 426 (0.93%) MSTest
12 414 (0.91%) Moq
13 384 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
14 379 (0.83%) Eclipse
15 369 (0.81%) TeamCity
16 352 (0.77%) Cucumber
17 316 (0.69%) HP UFT
18 247 (0.54%) WebDriver
19 222 (0.49%) Ant
20 203 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8482 (18.57%) Banking
2 3416 (7.48%) Retail
3 3377 (7.39%) Telecoms
4 2618 (5.73%) Marketing
5 1901 (4.16%) Front Office
6 1802 (3.95%) Investment Banking
7 1669 (3.65%) Financial Institution
8 1611 (3.53%) Legal
9 1557 (3.41%) Manufacturing
10 1164 (2.55%) Back Office
11 855 (1.87%) Law
12 761 (1.67%) Electronics
13 515 (1.13%) Advertising
14 485 (1.06%) Retail Banking
15 472 (1.03%) Games
16 370 (0.81%) Billing
17 284 (0.62%) Publishing
18 278 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
19 244 (0.53%) Automotive
20 198 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12173 (26.65%) Developer
2 9293 (20.35%) Analyst
3 3423 (7.50%) Project Manager
4 3183 (6.97%) C# Developer
5 3145 (6.89%) Business Analyst
6 2930 (6.42%) Consultant
7 2642 (5.79%) Java Developer
8 2612 (5.72%) .NET Developer
9 2402 (5.26%) Architect
10 2067 (4.53%) Senior Developer
11 1886 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 1829 (4.00%) SQL Developer
13 1435 (3.14%) Financial Analyst
14 1425 (3.12%) Support Analyst
15 1185 (2.59%) Applications Support
15 1185 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
16 1179 (2.58%) IT Manager
17 1042 (2.28%) Administrator
18 984 (2.15%) C++ Developer
19 980 (2.15%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6247 (13.68%) .NET
2 3996 (8.75%) HTML
3 3117 (6.83%) CSS
4 2593 (5.68%) ASP.NET
5 2359 (5.17%) Web Services
6 2304 (5.04%) XML
7 2111 (4.62%) jQuery
8 1712 (3.75%) HTML5
9 1529 (3.35%) Spring
10 1524 (3.34%) AngularJS
11 1270 (2.78%) WCF
12 1256 (2.75%) .NET Framework
13 1253 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1220 (2.67%) WPF
15 930 (2.04%) J2EE
16 912 (2.00%) REST
17 901 (1.97%) Middleware
18 891 (1.95%) SOAP
19 860 (1.88%) CSS3
20 859 (1.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5519 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3480 (7.62%) Computer Science
3 1836 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 1456 (3.19%) Mathematics
5 1286 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 1267 (2.77%) Hedge funds
7 1168 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1167 (2.56%) Derivative
9 1133 (2.48%) Fintech
10 1116 (2.44%) User Experience
11 1002 (2.19%) Equities
12 961 (2.10%) Fixed Income
13 954 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
14 877 (1.92%) Algorithms
15 749 (1.64%) Data Structures
16 676 (1.48%) Mobile App
17 592 (1.30%) Visualisation
18 555 (1.22%) Clustering
19 525 (1.15%) Statistics
20 470 (1.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5720 (12.52%) Windows
2 4057 (8.88%) Linux
3 3197 (7.00%) Unix
4 1863 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 1028 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 796 (1.74%) Windows 7
7 728 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 575 (1.26%) Android
9 477 (1.04%) Apple iOS
10 439 (0.96%) Solaris
11 426 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 403 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 255 (0.56%) Windows 8
14 238 (0.52%) AIX
15 212 (0.46%) Windows XP
16 155 (0.34%) CentOS
17 78 (0.17%) Ubuntu
18 73 (0.16%) Windows 10
19 67 (0.15%) Debian
20 52 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10949 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 5848 (12.81%) Project Management
3 4056 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
4 3658 (8.01%) ITIL
5 3455 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3312 (7.25%) SDLC
7 2985 (6.54%) Scrum
8 2806 (6.14%) PRINCE2
9 2750 (6.02%) Business Analysis
10 2709 (5.93%) Analytics
11 2673 (5.85%) TDD
12 2596 (5.68%) Software Engineering
13 2574 (5.64%) MVC
14 2552 (5.59%) OO
15 2225 (4.87%) Risk Management
16 2104 (4.61%) Mentoring
17 2076 (4.55%) Change Management
18 1787 (3.91%) E-Commerce
19 1740 (3.81%) Asset Management
20 1727 (3.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11276 (24.69%) SQL
2 6962 (15.24%) Java
3 6594 (14.44%) C#
4 4765 (10.43%) JavaScript
5 2490 (5.45%) C++
6 2371 (5.19%) Python
7 1823 (3.99%) T-SQL
8 1248 (2.73%) C
9 1210 (2.65%) PL/SQL
10 1204 (2.64%) Perl
11 996 (2.18%) PowerShell
12 935 (2.05%) VBA
13 891 (1.95%) PHP
14 737 (1.61%) Ruby
15 735 (1.61%) VB
16 687 (1.50%) Shell Script
17 630 (1.38%) VB.NET
18 532 (1.16%) Bash Shell
19 471 (1.03%) Scala
20 405 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 7957 (17.42%) Degree
2 1156 (2.53%) ISEB
3 978 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
4 804 (1.76%) PMI Certification
5 784 (1.72%) CISSP
6 781 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 744 (1.63%) Security Cleared
8 657 (1.44%) CCNP
9 581 (1.27%) ISTQB
10 561 (1.23%) PMP
11 497 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 490 (1.07%) CISM
13 473 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
14 464 (1.02%) CCNA
15 450 (0.99%) SC Cleared
16 354 (0.78%) CISA
17 348 (0.76%) ACCA
18 330 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 325 (0.71%) MCSE
20 313 (0.69%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2418 (5.29%) QA
2 1157 (2.53%) SLA
3 724 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 667 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 409 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 295 (0.65%) COBIT
7 267 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 229 (0.50%) MiFID
9 172 (0.38%) EMIR
10 167 (0.37%) Solvency II
11 124 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
12 118 (0.26%) SEPA
13 110 (0.24%) ISO 9001
14 74 (0.16%) FATCA
15 66 (0.14%) P3O
16 50 (0.11%) SDET
17 41 (0.090%) CRD IV
17 41 (0.090%) FINREP
18 40 (0.088%) Basel III
18 40 (0.088%) COSO
System Software
1 2091 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 1154 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 401 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 330 (0.72%) vSphere
5 274 (0.60%) XenApp
6 212 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
7 156 (0.34%) Docker
7 156 (0.34%) VMware ESX
8 128 (0.28%) XenDesktop
9 102 (0.22%) NFS
10 96 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 90 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 76 (0.17%) KVM
13 74 (0.16%) HDFS
14 67 (0.15%) Xen
15 66 (0.14%) Firmware
16 53 (0.12%) vCloud
17 50 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
18 49 (0.11%) Terminal Services
19 46 (0.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 546 (1.20%) Puppet
2 445 (0.97%) SCCM
3 392 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
4 365 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 271 (0.59%) Ansible
6 245 (0.54%) Nagios
7 180 (0.39%) SCOM
8 161 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 150 (0.33%) Data Guard
10 134 (0.29%) Control-M
11 129 (0.28%) WSUS
12 117 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
13 103 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 86 (0.19%) NetBackup
15 82 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
16 72 (0.16%) Tivoli
17 70 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
18 69 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
18 69 (0.15%) Nessus
19 56 (0.12%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6700 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 5600 (12.26%) Oracle
3 2733 (5.98%) SAP
4 1818 (3.98%) Cisco
5 1799 (3.94%) VMware
6 1199 (2.63%) Citrix
7 964 (2.11%) IBM
8 916 (2.01%) HP
9 575 (1.26%) Red Hat
10 546 (1.20%) Sybase
11 533 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
12 493 (1.08%) Bloomberg
13 466 (1.02%) Informatica
14 449 (0.98%) Cognos
15 445 (0.97%) Tableau
16 432 (0.95%) Juniper
17 426 (0.93%) Hyperion
18 417 (0.91%) CheckPoint
19 401 (0.88%) Google
20 298 (0.65%) NetApp
London
Centre4 Testing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting Ltd
Salary: bonus and extensive benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dewsbury, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
aap3
Salary: car + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Centre4 Testing
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Xcede
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £200000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Alfen
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + great package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £65k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday