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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 6 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 26.09% 5.88% 24.14%
As % of the General category 54.55% 25.00% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £41,700
10% offered a salary of more than £76,200 £50,000 £65,500
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 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 47.83% 23.53% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 9
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,400 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £68,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%

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 2 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (46.67%) SAP
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Logistics
3 5 (33.33%) SAP SCM
3 5 (33.33%) LSMW
3 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (33.33%) Automotive
3 5 (33.33%) BAPI
3 5 (33.33%) SAP R/3
3 5 (33.33%) ABAP
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 4 (26.67%) Test Management
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) SAP MM
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (13.33%) C++

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (6.67%) Documentum
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) SAP R/3
1 5 (33.33%) SAP SCM
2 3 (20.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (13.33%) SAP LE
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) LSMW
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Automotive
1 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) SAP MM Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Senior SAP MM Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Test Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Product Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) BAPI
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Logistics
2 4 (26.67%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) V-Model
5 1 (6.67%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) ABAP
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Kofax
5 1 (6.67%) ReadSoft
5 1 (6.67%) OpenText
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco