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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 9.09% 23.08% 23.53%
As % of the General category 33.33% 48.39% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Average salary - £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
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
3 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 27.27% 47.69% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 15
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +37.50%
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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) ILOG
1 5 (83.33%) Financial Institution
1 5 (83.33%) JRules
1 5 (83.33%) PegaRULES
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Java SE
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) SOA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (83.33%) PegaRULES
General
1 5 (83.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Business Developer
1 5 (83.33%) JRules Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) JRules
2 2 (33.33%) Java SE
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) ILOG
2 2 (33.33%) IBM