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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 6 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 20.69% 50.00% 22.64%
As % of the General category 46.15% 82.76% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 6
Average salary £60,000 £52,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +9.47%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
13 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 44.83% 60.42% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 18
Average salary £53,750 £52,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.36% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 19 December 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (50.00%) SAP
1 4 (50.00%) Logistics
1 4 (50.00%) ABAP
1 4 (50.00%) BAPI
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) SAP R/3
1 4 (50.00%) SAP SCM
1 4 (50.00%) SAP LE
1 4 (50.00%) LSMW
1 4 (50.00%) Automotive
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) YAML
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP R/3
1 4 (50.00%) SAP SCM
1 4 (50.00%) SAP LE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) LSMW
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (50.00%) Automotive
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) BAPI
2 1 (12.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) NPfIT
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) ABAP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle