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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 23766 23633 22568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 23.25% 22.06% 22.70%
As % of the General category 52.05% 50.27% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19805 19049 18267
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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
45658 47009 44964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.66% 43.88% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36941 36569 35922
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 13071 £60,000 +4.34% 1812
South East +2 3732 £49,000 +2.08% 436
North West 0 1344 £42,500 - 294
East of England +4 1281 £48,750 -2.50% 110
Yorkshire +1 1188 £41,500 - 177
South West +7 1171 £43,082 -2.91% 210
West Midlands +1 1071 £45,000 - 171
East Midlands +6 735 £44,000 +1.38% 84
North East -10 83 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Midlands -1 43 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11368 (24.34%) SQL
2 10815 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
3 8908 (19.07%) Banking
4 7881 (16.88%) Degree
5 7155 (15.32%) Java
6 6912 (14.80%) SQL Server
7 6627 (14.19%) Project Management
8 6469 (13.85%) Microsoft
9 6432 (13.77%) C#
10 6336 (13.57%) Oracle
11 6264 (13.41%) .NET
12 6127 (13.12%) Windows
13 5577 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
14 4540 (9.72%) JavaScript
15 4328 (9.27%) Linux
16 4251 (9.10%) MS Excel
17 4244 (9.09%) HTML
18 4005 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
19 3879 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
20 3841 (8.22%) Retail
21 3682 (7.88%) ITIL
22 3477 (7.45%) Scrum
23 3452 (7.39%) SDLC
24 3387 (7.25%) UNIX
25 3304 (7.07%) Computer Science
26 3219 (6.89%) Telecoms
27 3183 (6.82%) PRINCE2
28 3116 (6.67%) CSS
29 3044 (6.52%) QA
30 2840 (6.08%) SAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1351 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 941 (2.01%) IIS
3 832 (1.78%) WebSphere
4 800 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 785 (1.68%) SAS
6 775 (1.66%) Apache
7 716 (1.53%) Tomcat
8 503 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 449 (0.96%) CMS
10 389 (0.83%) JBoss
11 383 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 340 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
13 232 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
14 211 (0.45%) Node.js
15 196 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
16 181 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 179 (0.38%) Lync
18 176 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
19 164 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
20 159 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4251 (9.10%) MS Excel
2 2240 (4.80%) MS Office
3 829 (1.78%) MS Project
4 783 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 650 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 220 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 182 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 140 (0.30%) SPSS
9 104 (0.22%) PowerPivot
10 91 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 47 (0.10%) InfoPath
12 40 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 38 (0.081%) FrameMaker
14 31 (0.066%) RoboHelp
15 20 (0.043%) Mathematica
15 20 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
16 17 (0.036%) Mingle
16 17 (0.036%) Open Workbench
17 15 (0.032%) Acrobat
18 13 (0.028%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 912 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 734 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 594 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 561 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
5 492 (1.05%) SAP FI
6 463 (0.99%) SAP CO
7 459 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
8 416 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
9 347 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
10 332 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
11 318 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
12 297 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
13 230 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
14 224 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
15 210 (0.45%) SAP MM
16 188 (0.40%) SAP SD
17 171 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
18 161 (0.34%) HFM
19 143 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
20 128 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 661 (1.42%) SaaS
2 499 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 366 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 272 (0.58%) Office 365
5 188 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 148 (0.32%) Google Analytics
7 141 (0.30%) PaaS
8 91 (0.19%) IaaS
9 85 (0.18%) GitHub
10 79 (0.17%) Force.com
11 69 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
12 58 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
13 39 (0.084%) Google Cloud Platform
14 35 (0.075%) Adobe Analytics
15 27 (0.058%) Amazon EMR
16 25 (0.054%) Amazon S3
17 18 (0.039%) Taleo
18 17 (0.036%) Google App Engine
19 16 (0.034%) Mimecast
20 14 (0.030%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1529 (3.27%) Firewall
2 1021 (2.19%) WAN
3 1000 (2.14%) LAN
4 975 (2.09%) TCP/IP
5 924 (1.98%) Internet
6 825 (1.77%) SAN
7 809 (1.73%) DNS
8 595 (1.27%) VPN
9 558 (1.19%) Network Security
10 455 (0.97%) DHCP
11 436 (0.93%) VoIP
12 414 (0.89%) HTTP
13 383 (0.82%) Wireless
14 315 (0.67%) SSL
15 291 (0.62%) BGP
16 284 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
17 260 (0.56%) NAS
18 256 (0.55%) Multicast
19 233 (0.50%) Intranet
20 228 (0.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6912 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 2189 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1678 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1584 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1432 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 1399 (3.00%) Oracle Database
7 1319 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 1101 (2.36%) Big Data
9 1008 (2.16%) MySQL
10 991 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 791 (1.69%) RDBMS
12 705 (1.51%) Hadoop
12 705 (1.51%) NoSQL
13 703 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
14 629 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
15 581 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
16 566 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
17 480 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
18 455 (0.97%) MongoDB
19 410 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1114 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 1091 (2.34%) JIRA
3 998 (2.14%) Selenium
4 989 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 816 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 805 (1.72%) Subversion
7 673 (1.44%) Jenkins
8 652 (1.40%) NUnit
9 528 (1.13%) Maven
10 453 (0.97%) JUnit
11 370 (0.79%) Cucumber
12 357 (0.76%) WebDriver
13 353 (0.76%) Moq
14 342 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
15 341 (0.73%) HP UFT
16 330 (0.71%) MSTest
17 327 (0.70%) TeamCity
17 327 (0.70%) Eclipse
18 291 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
19 212 (0.45%) Ant
General
1 8908 (19.07%) Banking
2 3841 (8.22%) Retail
3 3219 (6.89%) Telecoms
4 2412 (5.16%) Marketing
5 1837 (3.93%) Financial Institution
6 1783 (3.82%) Investment Banking
7 1685 (3.61%) Legal
8 1657 (3.55%) Front Office
9 1520 (3.25%) Manufacturing
10 1312 (2.81%) Back Office
11 839 (1.80%) Law
12 630 (1.35%) Retail Banking
13 618 (1.32%) Electronics
14 538 (1.15%) Advertising
15 508 (1.09%) Games
16 348 (0.75%) Billing
17 314 (0.67%) Publishing
18 291 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
19 289 (0.62%) General Ledger
20 278 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11365 (24.34%) Developer
2 10042 (21.50%) Analyst
3 3858 (8.26%) Business Analyst
4 3642 (7.80%) Project Manager
5 3424 (7.33%) Consultant
6 2619 (5.61%) Architect
7 2023 (4.33%) Java Developer
8 1967 (4.21%) .NET Developer
9 1869 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 1832 (3.92%) Senior Developer
11 1578 (3.38%) Support Analyst
12 1198 (2.57%) Applications Support
13 1139 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
14 1032 (2.21%) Junior
15 967 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
16 949 (2.03%) C# .NET Developer
17 926 (1.98%) Test Analyst
18 889 (1.90%) Administrator
19 860 (1.84%) Senior Manager
20 798 (1.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6264 (13.41%) .NET
2 4244 (9.09%) HTML
3 3116 (6.67%) CSS
4 2725 (5.83%) ASP.NET
5 2634 (5.64%) XML
6 2278 (4.88%) Web Services
7 1979 (4.24%) jQuery
8 1578 (3.38%) HTML5
9 1488 (3.19%) Spring
10 1402 (3.00%) WCF
11 1373 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1273 (2.73%) .NET Framework
13 1139 (2.44%) Middleware
14 1133 (2.43%) AngularJS
15 1061 (2.27%) J2EE
16 1046 (2.24%) WPF
17 938 (2.01%) REST
18 840 (1.80%) SOAP
19 719 (1.54%) Hibernate
20 717 (1.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5577 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3304 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 1803 (3.86%) Management Information System
4 1387 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 1297 (2.78%) Derivative
6 1280 (2.74%) Mathematics
7 1161 (2.49%) Hedge funds
8 1121 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1058 (2.27%) User Experience
10 998 (2.14%) Equities
11 880 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
12 768 (1.64%) Fixed Income
13 684 (1.46%) Algorithms
14 648 (1.39%) Data Structures
15 601 (1.29%) Client/Server
16 582 (1.25%) Mobile App
17 557 (1.19%) DTV
18 550 (1.18%) Data Integration
19 532 (1.14%) Visualisation
20 528 (1.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6127 (13.12%) Windows
2 4328 (9.27%) Linux
3 3387 (7.25%) UNIX
4 1164 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 779 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 760 (1.63%) Windows 7
7 601 (1.29%) Solaris
8 587 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 584 (1.25%) Android
10 515 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 505 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 265 (0.57%) Windows XP
13 259 (0.55%) Windows 8
14 219 (0.47%) AIX
15 153 (0.33%) CentOS
16 113 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 80 (0.17%) Debian
18 74 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
19 65 (0.14%) Windows Vista
20 64 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10815 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
2 6627 (14.19%) Project Management
3 4005 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
4 3879 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 3682 (7.88%) ITIL
6 3477 (7.45%) Scrum
7 3452 (7.39%) SDLC
8 3183 (6.82%) PRINCE2
9 2762 (5.91%) Business Analysis
10 2726 (5.84%) TDD
11 2713 (5.81%) Analytics
12 2544 (5.45%) MVC
13 2499 (5.35%) OO
14 2330 (4.99%) Risk Management
15 2259 (4.84%) Change Management
16 2178 (4.66%) Software Engineering
17 2010 (4.30%) Mentoring
18 1815 (3.89%) E-Commerce
19 1743 (3.73%) Service Delivery
20 1679 (3.60%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11368 (24.34%) SQL
2 7155 (15.32%) Java
3 6432 (13.77%) C#
4 4540 (9.72%) JavaScript
5 2331 (4.99%) C++
6 2069 (4.43%) Python
7 1725 (3.69%) T-SQL
8 1456 (3.12%) PL/SQL
9 1241 (2.66%) C
10 1105 (2.37%) Perl
11 977 (2.09%) PHP
12 783 (1.68%) VBA
13 774 (1.66%) PowerShell
14 693 (1.48%) VB
15 688 (1.47%) Shell Script
16 668 (1.43%) VB.NET
17 606 (1.30%) Ruby
18 580 (1.24%) Bash Shell
19 389 (0.83%) Scala
20 335 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 7881 (16.88%) Degree
2 1155 (2.47%) ISEB
3 922 (1.97%) PMI Certification
4 879 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
5 747 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 726 (1.55%) Security Cleared
7 698 (1.49%) CISSP
8 641 (1.37%) PMP
9 533 (1.14%) CCNP
10 515 (1.10%) ISTQB
11 491 (1.05%) CCNA
12 484 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 453 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
14 449 (0.96%) SC Cleared
15 426 (0.91%) CISM
16 404 (0.87%) MCSE
17 385 (0.82%) ACCA
18 350 (0.75%) CIMA
19 343 (0.73%) CISA
20 302 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3044 (6.52%) QA
2 1114 (2.39%) SLA
3 552 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 435 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 284 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 281 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 246 (0.53%) COBIT
8 190 (0.41%) EMIR
9 162 (0.35%) MiFID
10 145 (0.31%) Solvency II
11 127 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
12 115 (0.25%) ISO 9001
13 89 (0.19%) CRD IV
14 57 (0.12%) FATCA
15 55 (0.12%) P3O
16 47 (0.10%) Basel II
17 44 (0.094%) Basel III
18 39 (0.084%) PMBOK
19 34 (0.073%) COREP
20 25 (0.054%) FINREP
System Software
1 2043 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 1243 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 359 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 354 (0.76%) vSphere
5 337 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
6 275 (0.59%) XenApp
7 186 (0.40%) VMware ESX
8 147 (0.31%) NFS
9 139 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 111 (0.24%) SRDF
11 95 (0.20%) KVM
12 90 (0.19%) Xen
13 86 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
14 73 (0.16%) XenDesktop
15 67 (0.14%) XenServer
16 60 (0.13%) Firmware
17 54 (0.12%) Docker
18 51 (0.11%) vCloud
19 48 (0.10%) Varnish
20 45 (0.096%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 481 (1.03%) Puppet
2 418 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 379 (0.81%) SCCM
4 362 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 210 (0.45%) Nagios
6 194 (0.42%) Data Guard
7 156 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 155 (0.33%) SCOM
9 138 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
10 95 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 92 (0.20%) Tivoli
11 92 (0.20%) WSUS
12 90 (0.19%) Control-M
13 88 (0.19%) Ansible
14 69 (0.15%) Backup Exec
15 58 (0.12%) NetBackup
16 56 (0.12%) OpenView
17 53 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
18 51 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
19 46 (0.098%) Salt
Vendors
1 6469 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 6336 (13.57%) Oracle
3 2840 (6.08%) SAP
4 1900 (4.07%) VMware
5 1783 (3.82%) Cisco
6 1133 (2.43%) IBM
7 1030 (2.21%) HP
8 980 (2.10%) Citrix
9 701 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 583 (1.25%) Sybase
11 521 (1.12%) Cognos
12 489 (1.05%) CheckPoint
13 486 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
14 465 (1.00%) Juniper
15 460 (0.98%) Informatica
16 450 (0.96%) Tableau
17 444 (0.95%) Bloomberg
18 401 (0.86%) Google
19 381 (0.82%) NetApp
20 376 (0.81%) F5
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 Per Annum Plus Bonus Plus Car Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £100000 Per Annum car allowance + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bouns + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago