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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 7 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 36.84% 10.00% 26.19%
As % of the General category 77.78% 50.00% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £55,000 - £55,000
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
9 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 47.37% 20.00% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 10
Average salary £55,000 £43,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.43% -17.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,500 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 August 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (38.46%) SAP
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
1 5 (38.46%) Test Management
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) SAP R/3
3 3 (23.08%) SAP MM
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Logistics
3 3 (23.08%) SAP SCM
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) ABAP
3 3 (23.08%) System Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) Automotive
3 3 (23.08%) BAPI
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) LSMW
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (15.38%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) TDD

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (7.69%) Documentum
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP R/3
1 3 (23.08%) SAP MM
1 3 (23.08%) SAP SCM
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) LSMW
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 3 (23.08%) Automotive
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) SAP MM Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Senior SAP MM Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Test Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) BAPI
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Test Management
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 3 (23.08%) System Testing
2 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
2 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Logistics
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) V-Model
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) ABAP
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Kofax
4 1 (7.69%) ReadSoft
4 1 (7.69%) OpenText