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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 22538 22540 21921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 22.59% 23.00% 21.72%
As % of the General category 51.68% 52.06% 49.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18542 17839 17783
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 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
43614 43296 44360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.72% 44.17% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 33828 36324
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 12330 £60,000 - 1834
South East +2 3601 £50,000 - 512
North West +5 1544 £42,000 +1.81% 257
Yorkshire -1 1304 £42,500 - 199
East of England -2 1137 £47,500 +11.76% 170
South West -3 1090 £42,500 - 234
West Midlands -8 782 £44,000 -2.22% 161
East Midlands +3 513 £42,500 +4.93% 102
North East +5 127 £42,500 -4.49% 33
Midlands -17 19 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South Coast -5 1 - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10958 (23.90%) SQL
2 8965 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
3 8586 (18.73%) Banking
4 7125 (15.54%) Degree
5 7024 (15.32%) Microsoft
6 6749 (14.72%) SQL Server
7 6400 (13.96%) Oracle
8 6362 (13.88%) Windows
9 6209 (13.54%) Project Management
10 5969 (13.02%) Java
11 5860 (12.78%) C#
12 5816 (12.69%) .NET
13 4854 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
14 4404 (9.61%) MS Excel
15 4071 (8.88%) JavaScript
16 4032 (8.79%) ITIL
17 3946 (8.61%) HTML
18 3875 (8.45%) Linux
19 3708 (8.09%) UNIX
20 3705 (8.08%) Retail
21 3674 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
22 3432 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
23 3192 (6.96%) Scrum
24 3110 (6.78%) Telecoms
25 3002 (6.55%) PRINCE2
26 2792 (6.09%) CSS
27 2738 (5.97%) OO
28 2686 (5.86%) ASP.NET
29 2667 (5.82%) Computer Science
30 2514 (5.48%) MVC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1647 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 1039 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 824 (1.80%) IIS
4 784 (1.71%) SAS
5 732 (1.60%) WebSphere
6 633 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 589 (1.28%) Apache
8 525 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 465 (1.01%) CMS
10 433 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
11 420 (0.92%) JBoss
12 296 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 295 (0.64%) Node.js
14 288 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
15 261 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
16 232 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
17 223 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
18 222 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
19 212 (0.46%) Lync
20 207 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4404 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 2266 (4.94%) MS Office
3 851 (1.86%) MS Project
4 795 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 651 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 201 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 194 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 185 (0.40%) PowerPivot
9 153 (0.33%) SPSS
10 109 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 64 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 36 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 29 (0.063%) CPLEX
14 21 (0.046%) InDesign
15 17 (0.037%) Niku Workbench
16 15 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
17 14 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
18 12 (0.026%) Fireworks
19 11 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
20 10 (0.022%) Stata
Business Applications
1 973 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
2 908 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 710 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
4 620 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
5 592 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 583 (1.27%) SAP FI
7 578 (1.26%) Oracle Payables
8 574 (1.25%) SAP CO
9 572 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
10 460 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 416 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
12 316 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
13 277 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 273 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
15 210 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
16 196 (0.43%) Agresso
17 188 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
18 167 (0.36%) SAP MM
19 157 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
20 152 (0.33%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 610 (1.33%) SaaS
2 372 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 211 (0.46%) Office 365
4 153 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 127 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
6 85 (0.19%) PaaS
7 78 (0.17%) IaaS
8 56 (0.12%) GitHub
9 49 (0.11%) Force.com
10 27 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
11 22 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (0.035%) Amazon S3
12 16 (0.035%) Google Cloud Platform
13 14 (0.031%) Taleo
14 12 (0.026%) Google Apps
15 10 (0.022%) Yammer
15 10 (0.022%) Heroku
16 8 (0.017%) IBM Blueworks
16 8 (0.017%) IBM SmartCloud
17 7 (0.015%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1475 (3.22%) Firewall
2 991 (2.16%) SAN
3 985 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 939 (2.05%) Internet
5 931 (2.03%) WAN
6 898 (1.96%) LAN
7 863 (1.88%) DNS
8 663 (1.45%) VPN
9 524 (1.14%) Wireless
9 524 (1.14%) Network Security
10 499 (1.09%) DHCP
11 447 (0.97%) VoIP
12 380 (0.83%) BGP
13 343 (0.75%) HTTP
14 332 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
15 316 (0.69%) SSL
16 315 (0.69%) MPLS
17 304 (0.66%) OSPF
17 304 (0.66%) Intranet
18 279 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6749 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 2061 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1788 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1782 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1452 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1410 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 1215 (2.65%) Oracle Database
8 1093 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 975 (2.13%) MySQL
10 797 (1.74%) Big Data
11 720 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 699 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
13 693 (1.51%) RDBMS
14 629 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
15 549 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
16 528 (1.15%) DB2
17 519 (1.13%) Hadoop
18 508 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
19 470 (1.03%) NoSQL
20 439 (0.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 979 (2.14%) Visual Studio
2 943 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 835 (1.82%) Subversion
4 768 (1.68%) Git (software)
5 743 (1.62%) JIRA
6 740 (1.61%) Selenium
7 616 (1.34%) NUnit
8 546 (1.19%) Maven
9 469 (1.02%) Jenkins
10 452 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
11 358 (0.78%) JUnit
12 327 (0.71%) Eclipse
13 326 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
14 289 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
15 273 (0.60%) Moq
16 272 (0.59%) WebDriver
17 259 (0.56%) MSTest
18 243 (0.53%) Cucumber
19 206 (0.45%) TeamCity
20 200 (0.44%) Ant
General
1 8586 (18.73%) Banking
2 3705 (8.08%) Retail
3 3110 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 2153 (4.70%) Marketing
5 1930 (4.21%) Investment Banking
6 1833 (4.00%) Financial Institution
7 1521 (3.32%) Front Office
8 1496 (3.26%) Legal
9 1184 (2.58%) Manufacturing
10 890 (1.94%) Back Office
11 763 (1.66%) Advertising
12 632 (1.38%) Law
13 506 (1.10%) Games
14 434 (0.95%) Retail Banking
15 398 (0.87%) Aerospace
16 395 (0.86%) General Ledger
17 376 (0.82%) Billing
18 298 (0.65%) Electronics
19 286 (0.62%) Publishing
20 242 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10302 (22.47%) Developer
2 9570 (20.87%) Analyst
3 3762 (8.21%) Project Manager
4 3623 (7.90%) Consultant
5 3432 (7.49%) Business Analyst
6 2716 (5.92%) Architect
7 1863 (4.06%) Support Analyst
8 1744 (3.80%) C# Developer
9 1685 (3.68%) Java Developer
10 1683 (3.67%) .NET Developer
11 1657 (3.61%) Senior Developer
12 1320 (2.88%) Applications Support
13 1029 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
14 976 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
15 974 (2.12%) C# .NET Developer
16 941 (2.05%) Test Analyst
17 925 (2.02%) Administrator
18 920 (2.01%) Senior Manager
19 871 (1.90%) DBA
19 871 (1.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5816 (12.69%) .NET
2 3946 (8.61%) HTML
3 2792 (6.09%) CSS
4 2686 (5.86%) ASP.NET
5 2362 (5.15%) XML
6 2013 (4.39%) Web Services
7 1742 (3.80%) jQuery
8 1571 (3.43%) HTML5
9 1440 (3.14%) WCF
10 1351 (2.95%) Spring
11 1265 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1160 (2.53%) .NET Framework
13 1085 (2.37%) Middleware
14 1043 (2.27%) WPF
15 908 (1.98%) J2EE
16 798 (1.74%) AngularJS
17 791 (1.73%) Ajax
18 697 (1.52%) CSS3
19 693 (1.51%) Hibernate
20 630 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4854 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2667 (5.82%) Computer Science
3 1689 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 1155 (2.52%) Hedge funds
5 1148 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 1111 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1056 (2.30%) Derivative
8 1023 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
9 882 (1.92%) User Experience
10 781 (1.70%) Equities
11 747 (1.63%) Fixed Income
12 632 (1.38%) Open Source
13 620 (1.35%) Mobile App
14 575 (1.25%) Data Structures
15 561 (1.22%) Blackberry
16 558 (1.22%) Statistics
17 547 (1.19%) Visualisation
18 524 (1.14%) Algorithms
19 517 (1.13%) Clustering
20 474 (1.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6362 (13.88%) Windows
2 3875 (8.45%) Linux
3 3708 (8.09%) UNIX
4 1291 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1025 (2.24%) Windows 7
6 759 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 685 (1.49%) Solaris
8 624 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 584 (1.27%) Android
10 561 (1.22%) Apple iOS
11 529 (1.15%) Windows XP
12 515 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 312 (0.68%) Windows 8
14 233 (0.51%) AIX
15 119 (0.26%) CentOS
16 111 (0.24%) Mac OS X
17 102 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 82 (0.18%) Windows 2000
19 77 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
20 67 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8965 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6209 (13.54%) Project Management
3 4032 (8.79%) ITIL
4 3674 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
5 3432 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 3192 (6.96%) Scrum
7 3002 (6.55%) PRINCE2
8 2738 (5.97%) OO
9 2514 (5.48%) MVC
10 2462 (5.37%) Business Analysis
11 2352 (5.13%) TDD
12 2171 (4.74%) Change Management
13 2130 (4.65%) Software Engineering
14 2058 (4.49%) Analytics
15 1995 (4.35%) CRM
16 1941 (4.23%) Mentoring
17 1903 (4.15%) Service Delivery
18 1850 (4.04%) Risk Management
19 1729 (3.77%) E-Commerce
20 1559 (3.40%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10958 (23.90%) SQL
2 5969 (13.02%) Java
3 5860 (12.78%) C#
4 4071 (8.88%) JavaScript
5 2413 (5.26%) C++
6 1741 (3.80%) T-SQL
7 1478 (3.22%) Python
8 1121 (2.45%) Perl
9 1117 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 1080 (2.36%) C
11 994 (2.17%) VBA
12 944 (2.06%) PHP
13 796 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 701 (1.53%) Shell Script
15 662 (1.44%) VB.NET
16 655 (1.43%) VB
17 498 (1.09%) Bash Shell
18 400 (0.87%) Ruby
19 235 (0.51%) R
20 226 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7125 (15.54%) Degree
2 1520 (3.32%) ISEB
3 1144 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 883 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 874 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
6 805 (1.76%) PMI Certification
7 775 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 665 (1.45%) ISTQB
9 604 (1.32%) PMP
10 526 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 521 (1.14%) CCNP
12 518 (1.13%) CISSP
13 516 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 513 (1.12%) VCP4
15 502 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
16 495 (1.08%) MCSE
17 432 (0.94%) CCNA
18 359 (0.78%) ACCA
19 340 (0.74%) CIMA
20 298 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2509 (5.47%) QA
2 1319 (2.88%) SLA
3 513 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 382 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 292 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 253 (0.55%) COBIT
7 206 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 175 (0.38%) Data Quality
9 126 (0.27%) Solvency II
10 117 (0.26%) EMIR
11 98 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
12 69 (0.15%) Basel III
13 68 (0.15%) FATCA
14 65 (0.14%) MiFID
15 62 (0.14%) ISO 8583
16 46 (0.10%) Basel II
17 34 (0.074%) PMBOK
18 32 (0.070%) GAAP
19 31 (0.068%) CRD IV
20 28 (0.061%) FINREP
System Software
1 2346 (5.12%) Active Directory
2 1372 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 411 (0.90%) vSphere
4 400 (0.87%) XenApp
5 323 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 271 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
7 236 (0.51%) VMware ESX
8 156 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 146 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 142 (0.31%) XenDesktop
11 131 (0.29%) NFS
12 111 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 71 (0.15%) Xen
14 54 (0.12%) Firmware
15 48 (0.10%) KVM
16 47 (0.10%) SRDF
17 46 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 46 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
18 42 (0.092%) HDFS
19 41 (0.089%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 507 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 391 (0.85%) SCCM
3 325 (0.71%) Puppet
4 234 (0.51%) SCOM
5 189 (0.41%) Data Guard
6 180 (0.39%) Nagios
7 162 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 138 (0.30%) Tivoli
9 129 (0.28%) NetBackup
10 104 (0.23%) OpenView
11 92 (0.20%) Control-M
12 87 (0.19%) Backup Exec
13 85 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
14 69 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
15 66 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 56 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 56 (0.12%) WSUS
17 51 (0.11%) Foglight
18 48 (0.10%) HP SIM
19 46 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7024 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 6400 (13.96%) Oracle
3 2467 (5.38%) SAP
4 2020 (4.41%) VMware
5 1972 (4.30%) Cisco
6 1363 (2.97%) Citrix
7 1258 (2.74%) HP
8 1170 (2.55%) IBM
9 705 (1.54%) Business Objects
10 656 (1.43%) Cognos
11 579 (1.26%) Juniper
12 575 (1.25%) Red Hat
13 547 (1.19%) Sybase
14 476 (1.04%) CheckPoint
15 463 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
16 443 (0.97%) Hyperion
17 442 (0.96%) NetApp
18 435 (0.95%) EMC
19 396 (0.86%) F5
20 372 (0.81%) TIBCO
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