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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 6 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 22.22% 20.69% 11.11%
As % of the General category 54.55% 60.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 40.74% 34.48% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £44,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £50,000
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 22 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (70.59%) SAP
2 11 (64.71%) ABAP
2 11 (64.71%) Automotive
2 11 (64.71%) Manufacturing
2 11 (64.71%) SAP R/3
2 11 (64.71%) BAPI
2 11 (64.71%) LSMW
2 11 (64.71%) Logistics
2 11 (64.71%) SAP SCM
2 11 (64.71%) Degree
3 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (47.06%) SAP LE
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) SAP MM
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
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
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) LSMW
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
General
1 11 (64.71%) Automotive
1 11 (64.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Senior SAP MM Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) SAP MM Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Test Consultant
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%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) NPfIT
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) zOS
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Logistics
2 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Test Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) V-Model
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Change 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%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco