The 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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 10 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 32.26% 13.16% 6.25%
As % of the General category 90.91% 55.56% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -32.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £50,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £57,000 £96,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Finance
South East

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

General Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 35.48% 23.68% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 4
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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
Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Home Counties region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 11 (64.71%) ABAP
1 11 (64.71%) SAP
1 11 (64.71%) SAP R/3
1 11 (64.71%) Automotive
1 11 (64.71%) Manufacturing
1 11 (64.71%) BAPI
1 11 (64.71%) LSMW
1 11 (64.71%) Logistics
1 11 (64.71%) SAP SCM
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (47.06%) SAP LE
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) SAP MM
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) MS Office
5 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (64.71%) SAP R/3
1 11 (64.71%) SAP SCM
2 8 (47.06%) SAP LE
3 3 (17.65%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) LSMW
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (64.71%) Automotive
1 11 (64.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) SAP MM Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Senior SAP MM Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) BAPI
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) EPoS
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) NPfIT
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Logistics
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Test Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) V-Model
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) ABAP
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco