The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Home Counties region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 6 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 16.67% 10.34% 22.03%
As % of the General category 60.00% 50.00% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 11
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
General Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 27.78% 20.69% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 16
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Finance
South East

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Finance
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Finance Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 13 (41.94%) Financial Institution
2 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
3 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (25.81%) Office 365
4 7 (22.58%) Project Management
4 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
5 6 (19.35%) Advertising
5 6 (19.35%) Banking
5 6 (19.35%) Retail
5 6 (19.35%) ISEB
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
5 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) FMCG
6 5 (16.13%) PegaRULES
6 5 (16.13%) JRules
6 5 (16.13%) Java
6 5 (16.13%) ILOG
7 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) Logistics
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle Payables

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.13%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (25.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
General
1 13 (41.94%) Financial Institution
2 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
3 6 (19.35%) Advertising
3 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Business Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) JRules Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Business Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Support Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) SCCM Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Development Manager
7 1 (3.23%) SAN Storage Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) SAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) JRules
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Java SE
2 2 (6.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) FMCG
2 1 (3.23%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) AIX
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
2 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.90%) Logistics
4 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security
5 2 (6.45%) ERP
5 2 (6.45%) SIEM
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.23%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) CISM
2 2 (6.45%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) ILOG
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.23%) Brocade
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Sun
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) VMware