The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Hove 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 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 7 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hove 30.43% 33.33% 55.56%
As % of the General category 53.85% 66.67% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 14
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Finance
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hove region.

General Category
Hove
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
13 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hove 56.52% 50.00% 70.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 16
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £37,000 £38,668
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Hove region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

Finance
Salary Trend in Hove

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Hove region.

Finance Salary Trend in Hove

Finance
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hove

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hove 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 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Mitel
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Broadband
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (28.57%) OCPJWCD
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hove by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hove 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Broadband
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (28.57%) OCPJWCD
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Mitel
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Sun