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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 24143 23001 25498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 22.07% 22.62% 23.06%
As % of the General category 50.29% 50.18% 51.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19428 18628 21563
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 £78,000 £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
48012 45840 49661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.89% 45.07% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 37325 36611 41988
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 13330 £57,500 - 1702
South East +1 3916 £48,000 +1.05% 509
North West +3 1595 £42,500 - 283
East of England +1 1326 £50,000 +11.11% 184
Yorkshire -2 1108 £41,500 +3.75% 162
South West -6 1077 £44,375 +10.93% 213
West Midlands -5 1007 £45,000 +4.65% 101
East Midlands 0 628 £43,401 +2.11% 81
North East +5 115 £42,500 -5.55% 23
Midlands +3 31 £47,500 -17.39% 7
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11421 (23.40%) SQL
2 8566 (17.55%) Banking
3 8362 (17.13%) Degree
4 7547 (15.46%) SQL Server
5 7010 (14.36%) Microsoft
6 6909 (14.15%) Java
7 6896 (14.13%) Project Management
8 6812 (13.96%) C#
9 6811 (13.95%) .NET
10 6588 (13.50%) Oracle
11 6290 (12.89%) Windows
12 4921 (10.08%) MS Excel
13 4494 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
14 4165 (8.53%) JavaScript
15 4114 (8.43%) HTML
16 3996 (8.19%) Linux
17 3893 (7.98%) Retail
18 3840 (7.87%) ITIL
19 3742 (7.67%) Telecoms
20 3696 (7.57%) UNIX
21 3682 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
22 3499 (7.17%) OO
23 3485 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
24 3443 (7.05%) PRINCE2
25 3290 (6.74%) ASP.NET
26 3277 (6.71%) Computer Science
27 3186 (6.53%) Scrum
28 3017 (6.18%) CSS
29 2974 (6.09%) Business Analysis
30 2966 (6.08%) XML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1609 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 1036 (2.12%) MS Exchange
3 922 (1.89%) IIS
4 859 (1.76%) SAS
5 802 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 783 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 707 (1.45%) Apache
8 634 (1.30%) WebLogic
9 524 (1.07%) CMS
10 475 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
11 307 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
12 299 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 291 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 276 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 256 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
16 244 (0.50%) Node.js
17 223 (0.46%) Lync
17 223 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
18 222 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
19 169 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4921 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 2472 (5.06%) MS Office
3 935 (1.92%) MS Project
4 802 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 581 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 235 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 234 (0.48%) Photoshop
8 210 (0.43%) SPSS
9 119 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
10 45 (0.092%) PowerPivot
11 35 (0.072%) InfoPath
12 28 (0.057%) S-PLUS
12 28 (0.057%) CPLEX
13 26 (0.053%) RoboHelp
14 23 (0.047%) Adobe After Effects
14 23 (0.047%) InDesign
15 21 (0.043%) Stata
16 20 (0.041%) FrameMaker
17 12 (0.025%) FastStats
17 12 (0.025%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 984 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
2 782 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 600 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
4 598 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 557 (1.14%) SAP FI
6 523 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
7 516 (1.06%) SAP CO
8 511 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
9 500 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
10 427 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
11 387 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
12 331 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
13 327 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 296 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
15 288 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
16 280 (0.57%) HFM
17 226 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
18 218 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
19 201 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
20 192 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 524 (1.07%) SaaS
2 256 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 180 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 166 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 146 (0.30%) Office 365
6 82 (0.17%) PaaS
7 76 (0.16%) IaaS
8 65 (0.13%) GitHub
9 50 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
10 45 (0.092%) Force.com
11 21 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
12 19 (0.039%) Amazon S3
13 15 (0.031%) Google Apps
14 14 (0.029%) Heroku
15 13 (0.027%) Amazon ELB
15 13 (0.027%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 9 (0.018%) MailChimp
17 8 (0.016%) Taleo
18 5 (0.010%) Joyent
19 4 (0.008%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1496 (3.06%) Firewall
2 1086 (2.22%) Internet
3 1053 (2.16%) TCP/IP
4 974 (2.00%) SAN
5 930 (1.91%) DNS
6 895 (1.83%) LAN
7 851 (1.74%) WAN
8 552 (1.13%) DHCP
9 498 (1.02%) VPN
10 495 (1.01%) HTTP
11 376 (0.77%) Network Security
12 348 (0.71%) Intranet
13 312 (0.64%) SSL
14 311 (0.64%) VoIP
15 303 (0.62%) Wireless
16 274 (0.56%) LDAP
17 257 (0.53%) BGP
18 234 (0.48%) FTP
19 210 (0.43%) NAS
20 208 (0.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7547 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 2019 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1873 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1833 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1808 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1557 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 1298 (2.66%) Oracle Database
8 1053 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 962 (1.97%) MySQL
10 835 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 788 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
12 778 (1.59%) Big Data
13 755 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 586 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
15 567 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
16 497 (1.02%) DB2
17 471 (0.96%) QlikView
18 430 (0.88%) Hadoop
19 413 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
20 410 (0.84%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1151 (2.36%) Visual Studio
2 975 (2.00%) Subversion
3 902 (1.85%) Selenium
4 861 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 761 (1.56%) JIRA
6 760 (1.56%) Git (software)
7 623 (1.28%) JUnit
8 545 (1.12%) Jenkins
9 523 (1.07%) Maven
10 506 (1.04%) Eclipse
11 473 (0.97%) NUnit
12 454 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
13 312 (0.64%) Cucumber
14 307 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
15 292 (0.60%) WebDriver
16 287 (0.59%) Hudson
17 276 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
18 261 (0.53%) Ant
19 248 (0.51%) Moq
20 200 (0.41%) Toad
General
1 8566 (17.55%) Banking
2 3893 (7.98%) Retail
3 3742 (7.67%) Telecoms
4 2602 (5.33%) Marketing
5 2313 (4.74%) Investment Banking
6 1853 (3.80%) Financial Institution
7 1713 (3.51%) Front Office
8 1581 (3.24%) Legal
9 1148 (2.35%) Manufacturing
10 1138 (2.33%) Back Office
11 1029 (2.11%) Advertising
12 796 (1.63%) Law
13 602 (1.23%) Games
14 498 (1.02%) Billing
15 495 (1.01%) Retail Banking
16 471 (0.96%) Publishing
17 358 (0.73%) General Ledger
18 350 (0.72%) Electronics
19 276 (0.57%) French Language
20 240 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11622 (23.81%) Developer
2 10687 (21.89%) Analyst
3 4065 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3935 (8.06%) Business Analyst
5 3891 (7.97%) Project Manager
6 2520 (5.16%) Architect
7 2255 (4.62%) Java Developer
8 2120 (4.34%) C# Developer
9 1938 (3.97%) .NET Developer
10 1811 (3.71%) Support Analyst
11 1806 (3.70%) Senior Developer
12 1251 (2.56%) Applications Support
13 1183 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
14 1132 (2.32%) Junior
15 1101 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
16 1092 (2.24%) Senior Manager
17 1087 (2.23%) Software Developer
18 932 (1.91%) Administrator
19 898 (1.84%) Team Leader
20 882 (1.81%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6811 (13.95%) .NET
2 4114 (8.43%) HTML
3 3290 (6.74%) ASP.NET
4 3017 (6.18%) CSS
5 2966 (6.08%) XML
6 2149 (4.40%) Web Services
7 1884 (3.86%) jQuery
8 1601 (3.28%) WCF
9 1505 (3.08%) HTML5
10 1439 (2.95%) .NET Framework
11 1418 (2.90%) Spring
12 1405 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1323 (2.71%) WPF
14 1317 (2.70%) J2EE
15 1030 (2.11%) Middleware
16 857 (1.76%) Ajax
17 754 (1.54%) Hibernate
18 741 (1.52%) CSS3
19 670 (1.37%) WinForms
20 659 (1.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3277 (6.71%) Computer Science
2 1778 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1646 (3.37%) Mathematics
4 1283 (2.63%) Derivative
5 1271 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1265 (2.59%) Hedge funds
7 1060 (2.17%) Equities
8 954 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 888 (1.82%) Fixed Income
10 701 (1.44%) Open Source
11 608 (1.25%) Credit Risk
12 600 (1.23%) Mobile App
13 583 (1.19%) Statistics
14 550 (1.13%) Blackberry
15 505 (1.03%) Client/Server
16 476 (0.98%) Clustering
17 452 (0.93%) Visualisation
18 448 (0.92%) PMI
19 406 (0.83%) Replication
20 367 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6290 (12.89%) Windows
2 3996 (8.19%) Linux
3 3696 (7.57%) UNIX
4 1431 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1011 (2.07%) Windows 7
6 906 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 868 (1.78%) Solaris
8 664 (1.36%) Android
9 629 (1.29%) Apple iOS
10 619 (1.27%) Windows XP
11 564 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 546 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 366 (0.75%) AIX
14 250 (0.51%) Windows 8
15 156 (0.32%) CentOS
16 112 (0.23%) Ubuntu
17 109 (0.22%) HPUX
18 99 (0.20%) Windows Vista
19 95 (0.19%) Windows 2000
20 76 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6896 (14.13%) Project Management
2 4494 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
3 3840 (7.87%) ITIL
4 3682 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3499 (7.17%) OO
6 3485 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 3443 (7.05%) PRINCE2
8 3186 (6.53%) Scrum
9 2974 (6.09%) Business Analysis
10 2657 (5.44%) TDD
11 2525 (5.17%) Software Engineering
12 2521 (5.16%) MVC
13 2484 (5.09%) Risk Management
14 2238 (4.58%) Analytics
15 2200 (4.51%) Change Management
16 1922 (3.94%) E-Commerce
17 1862 (3.81%) CRM
18 1743 (3.57%) Service Delivery
19 1698 (3.48%) Multithreading
20 1644 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11421 (23.40%) SQL
2 6909 (14.15%) Java
3 6812 (13.96%) C#
4 4165 (8.53%) JavaScript
5 2737 (5.61%) C++
6 1756 (3.60%) T-SQL
7 1702 (3.49%) Python
8 1424 (2.92%) C
9 1335 (2.73%) Perl
10 1089 (2.23%) PL/SQL
11 1047 (2.14%) VBA
12 903 (1.85%) VB
13 891 (1.83%) PHP
14 775 (1.59%) PowerShell
15 762 (1.56%) VB.NET
16 740 (1.52%) Shell Script
17 585 (1.20%) Ruby
18 516 (1.06%) Bash Shell
19 375 (0.77%) VBScript
20 240 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 8362 (17.13%) Degree
2 1527 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1454 (2.98%) ISEB
4 986 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 983 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 843 (1.73%) PMI Certification
7 796 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
8 607 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 587 (1.20%) CISSP
10 551 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
11 504 (1.03%) PMP
12 431 (0.88%) ISTQB
13 424 (0.87%) ACCA
14 416 (0.85%) CCNA
15 402 (0.82%) MCSE
16 398 (0.82%) CIMA
17 391 (0.80%) CISA
18 377 (0.77%) CCNP
19 367 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 313 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2682 (5.49%) QA
2 1168 (2.39%) SLA
3 493 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 395 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 262 (0.54%) COBIT
6 252 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 240 (0.49%) Data Quality
8 214 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 133 (0.27%) Solvency II
10 116 (0.24%) EMIR
11 112 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
12 81 (0.17%) Basel III
13 77 (0.16%) Basel II
14 70 (0.14%) COREP
15 50 (0.10%) CRD IV
16 48 (0.098%) MiFID
17 42 (0.086%) TickIT
18 38 (0.078%) FATCA
19 37 (0.076%) ISO 8583
20 35 (0.072%) FINREP
System Software
1 2410 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 1307 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 324 (0.66%) vSphere
4 314 (0.64%) XenApp
5 302 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 279 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 270 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
8 163 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
9 132 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
9 132 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 118 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 78 (0.16%) XenServer
12 58 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
13 52 (0.11%) ISA Server
13 52 (0.11%) NFS
14 49 (0.10%) KVM
15 47 (0.096%) Xen
15 47 (0.096%) MetaFrame
16 45 (0.092%) UAG
17 41 (0.084%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 605 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
2 494 (1.01%) SCCM
3 263 (0.54%) Puppet
4 224 (0.46%) SCOM
5 223 (0.46%) Data Guard
6 221 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 191 (0.39%) Nagios
8 156 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 126 (0.26%) NetBackup
10 118 (0.24%) OpenView
11 89 (0.18%) Backup Exec
12 88 (0.18%) WSUS
13 86 (0.18%) Control-M
14 73 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
15 62 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 56 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
17 54 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
18 53 (0.11%) HP NNM
19 46 (0.094%) Tivoli Storage Manager
20 45 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7010 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 6588 (13.50%) Oracle
3 2546 (5.22%) SAP
4 1956 (4.01%) VMware
5 1589 (3.26%) Cisco
6 1324 (2.71%) HP
7 1303 (2.67%) Citrix
8 1078 (2.21%) IBM
9 734 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 696 (1.43%) Cognos
11 664 (1.36%) Business Objects
12 587 (1.20%) Sybase
13 555 (1.14%) Google
14 540 (1.11%) Bloomberg
15 537 (1.10%) Hyperion
16 528 (1.08%) Juniper
17 524 (1.07%) JBoss
18 501 (1.03%) Fujitsu
19 489 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
20 405 (0.83%) CheckPoint
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