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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 10 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 29.41% 48.84% 10.42%
As % of the General category 62.50% 84.00% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 4
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
16 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 47.06% 58.14% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 12
Average salary £60,000 £52,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.46%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 27 January 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (66.67%) SAP R/3
1 8 (66.67%) ABAP
1 8 (66.67%) SAP
1 8 (66.67%) BAPI
1 8 (66.67%) Automotive
1 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 8 (66.67%) LSMW
1 8 (66.67%) Logistics
1 8 (66.67%) SAP LE
1 8 (66.67%) SAP SCM
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) OpenView

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) SAP R/3
1 8 (66.67%) SAP SCM
1 8 (66.67%) SAP LE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) LSMW
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (66.67%) Automotive
1 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) BAPI
2 1 (8.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) NPfIT
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) ABAP
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Sun
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle