The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 22 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.87% 14.85% 13.37%
As % of the General category 5.13% 33.33% 54.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 21
Average salary £26,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.00% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

General Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
39 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 36.45% 44.55% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 32
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Finance
Salary Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Gatwick region.

Finance Salary Trend in Gatwick

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) SQL
3 21 (53.85%) Project Management
4 20 (51.28%) MS Office
5 19 (48.72%) SOAP
5 19 (48.72%) Web Services
5 19 (48.72%) XML
5 19 (48.72%) XSL
5 19 (48.72%) XSLT
5 19 (48.72%) DB2
5 19 (48.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 19 (48.72%) Windows
5 19 (48.72%) J2EE
5 19 (48.72%) Java
5 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
5 19 (48.72%) ILOG
5 19 (48.72%) Lotus
5 19 (48.72%) JAX-RPC
5 19 (48.72%) JBoss
5 19 (48.72%) IBM Notes
5 19 (48.72%) Eclipse
5 19 (48.72%) IBM
5 19 (48.72%) FileNet
5 19 (48.72%) WebSphere Process Server
5 19 (48.72%) JRules
5 19 (48.72%) JSF
5 19 (48.72%) WebSphere
5 19 (48.72%) Unit Testing
5 19 (48.72%) DataPower
5 19 (48.72%) WebSphere Portal

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 19 (48.72%) FileNet
1 19 (48.72%) WebSphere Process Server
1 19 (48.72%) WebSphere
1 19 (48.72%) WebSphere Portal
1 19 (48.72%) WebSphere Application Server
1 19 (48.72%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (51.28%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) DB2
2 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Eclipse
1 19 (48.72%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 12 (30.77%) Banking
1 12 (30.77%) Investment Banking
1 12 (30.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) Senior Developer
3 17 (43.59%) Analyst
4 16 (41.03%) C# Developer
4 16 (41.03%) C# Software Engineer
4 16 (41.03%) Programmer
4 16 (41.03%) Developer Analyst
4 16 (41.03%) Software Engineer
4 16 (41.03%) Software Programmer
4 16 (41.03%) Agile C# Developer
4 16 (41.03%) C# Programmer
5 12 (30.77%) C# Software Developer
5 12 (30.77%) Software Developer
6 9 (23.08%) Applications Developer
6 9 (23.08%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Procurement Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Project Office Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) J2EE
1 19 (48.72%) SOAP
1 19 (48.72%) Web Services
1 19 (48.72%) XML
1 19 (48.72%) XSL
1 19 (48.72%) XSLT
1 19 (48.72%) JAX-RPC
1 19 (48.72%) JRules
1 19 (48.72%) JSF
1 19 (48.72%) Dojo
2 16 (41.03%) WPF
3 12 (30.77%) .NET
3 12 (30.77%) WinForms
4 9 (23.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) DataPower
2 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Project Management
2 19 (48.72%) Unit Testing
3 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
4 12 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) OO
5 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 12 (30.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) PMP
1 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (48.72%) ILOG
2 19 (48.72%) Lotus
2 19 (48.72%) JBoss
2 19 (48.72%) IBM