The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 269 158 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.43% 15.28% 14.73%
As % of the General category 60.86% 46.20% 49.11%
Number of salaries quoted 243 144 130
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -10.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £28,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £65,000 £72,500
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 Kent region.

General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
442 342 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.15% 33.08% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 384 302 290
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,946 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Finance
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Finance Salary Trend in Kent

Finance
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Kent

Finance
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone +12 35 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Chatham +1 27 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Tunbridge Wells -14 17 £39,000 -8.23% 2
West Malling -10 11 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Maidstone -3 8 £41,250 +37.50% 2
Tonbridge +10 7 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Sevenoaks - 5 £24,000 -
Rochester - 3 £31,500 - 1
Westerham - 2 £31,000 - 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £35,000 -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

1 107 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 85 (17.60%) .NET
3 84 (17.39%) SQL
4 73 (15.11%) SQL Server
5 66 (13.66%) HTML
5 66 (13.66%) Windows
6 62 (12.84%) Project Management
6 62 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (12.42%) Test Scripting
7 60 (12.42%) Unix
8 58 (12.01%) C#
8 58 (12.01%) JavaScript
9 54 (11.18%) XML
10 53 (10.97%) CSS
11 51 (10.56%) MS Excel
12 50 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
13 49 (10.14%) Oracle
14 44 (9.11%) Banking
15 43 (8.90%) Automated Testing
15 43 (8.90%) VMware
16 42 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
17 41 (8.49%) Cisco
18 40 (8.28%) ISEB
18 40 (8.28%) Information Security
19 39 (8.07%) MS Office
19 39 (8.07%) System Testing
19 39 (8.07%) Line Management
19 39 (8.07%) SDLC
19 39 (8.07%) Test Strategy
20 37 (7.66%) ITIL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 15 (3.11%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.28%) Mule
2 11 (2.28%) Mule ESB
3 10 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.86%) IIS
5 6 (1.24%) CMS
6 5 (1.04%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.83%) WordPress
8 3 (0.62%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.41%) SAS
9 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.21%) Lync
10 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 39 (8.07%) MS Office
3 6 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.62%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.41%) AWD
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.07%) Office 365
2 9 (1.86%) SaaS
3 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.04%) PaaS
6 4 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.83%) Heroku
6 4 (0.83%) IaaS
7 3 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.80%) Firewall
2 14 (2.90%) IP Telephony
3 13 (2.69%) LAN
3 13 (2.69%) WAN
4 11 (2.28%) DNS
4 11 (2.28%) HTTP
4 11 (2.28%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.07%) HTTPS
6 9 (1.86%) VPN
7 7 (1.45%) Network Security
8 6 (1.24%) Wireless
9 5 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (0.83%) ISDN
10 4 (0.83%) NGN
11 3 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.62%) LDAP
11 3 (0.62%) VLAN
11 3 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.83%) Oracle Database
3 28 (5.80%) Oracle9i Database
4 19 (3.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (2.07%) MySQL
7 9 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.24%) DataStage
9 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.62%) DB2
11 3 (0.62%) GIS
11 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (0.62%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.62%) Power BI
11 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (2.48%) HP UFT
2 12 (2.48%) JIRA
3 11 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.86%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.45%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.24%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.24%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.04%) NetBeans
8 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.62%) Selenium
10 2 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.41%) ERwin
10 2 (0.41%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.41%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.41%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 44 (9.11%) Banking
2 19 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.31%) Marketing
4 10 (2.07%) Retail
5 8 (1.66%) Advertising
5 8 (1.66%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.66%) Legal
5 8 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.04%) Electronics
7 4 (0.83%) Back Office
8 2 (0.41%) Automotive
8 2 (0.41%) Law
8 2 (0.41%) Local Government
8 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 151 (31.26%) Analyst
2 115 (23.81%) Developer
3 53 (10.97%) Test Analyst
4 45 (9.32%) .NET Developer
5 42 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
6 38 (7.87%) Service Analyst
7 34 (7.04%) Business Analyst
8 32 (6.63%) SQL Developer
9 30 (6.21%) C# Developer
9 30 (6.21%) Oracle Developer
10 27 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (5.18%) PL/SQL Developer
11 25 (5.18%) Programmer
12 23 (4.76%) Security Manager
13 22 (4.55%) Architect
14 21 (4.35%) Project Manager
15 20 (4.14%) Analyst Programmer
16 19 (3.93%) Software Analyst
16 19 (3.93%) SQL Analyst
16 19 (3.93%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (17.60%) .NET
2 66 (13.66%) HTML
3 54 (11.18%) XML
4 53 (10.97%) CSS
5 29 (6.00%) ASP.NET
6 21 (4.35%) jQuery
7 15 (3.11%) XHTML
8 14 (2.90%) Web Services
9 13 (2.69%) HTML5
10 12 (2.48%) AngularJS
10 12 (2.48%) WCF
10 12 (2.48%) WinForms
11 9 (1.86%) Ajax
11 9 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (1.45%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.45%) CSS3
14 6 (1.24%) Hibernate
15 4 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
15 4 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.11%) AS400
3 15 (3.11%) Data Centre
4 13 (2.69%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.28%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.45%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.45%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.24%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.04%) iSeries
10 4 (0.83%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.83%) PMI
11 3 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.62%) HACMP
11 3 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.41%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 66 (13.66%) Windows
2 60 (12.42%) Unix
3 20 (4.14%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.52%) AIX
5 16 (3.31%) Linux
6 15 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.04%) Android
10 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.62%) Solaris
11 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (12.84%) Project Management
2 60 (12.42%) Test Scripting
3 43 (8.90%) Automated Testing
4 42 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (8.28%) Information Security
6 39 (8.07%) Line Management
6 39 (8.07%) SDLC
6 39 (8.07%) System Testing
6 39 (8.07%) Test Strategy
7 37 (7.66%) Business Analysis
7 37 (7.66%) ITIL
8 34 (7.04%) Change Management
9 33 (6.83%) Regression Testing
9 33 (6.83%) Risk Management
10 32 (6.63%) System Integration Testing
11 31 (6.42%) Integration Testing
12 28 (5.80%) MVC
13 27 (5.59%) Penetration Testing
13 27 (5.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 84 (17.39%) SQL
2 58 (12.01%) C#
2 58 (12.01%) JavaScript
3 37 (7.66%) Java
4 33 (6.83%) PL/SQL
5 29 (6.00%) C
6 23 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 21 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 16 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.48%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.24%) PHP
10 6 (1.24%) Python
11 5 (1.04%) Ruby
11 5 (1.04%) VB
12 4 (0.83%) Go
12 4 (0.83%) RPG
13 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.62%) Perl
14 1 (0.21%) COBOL
14 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (8.28%) ISEB
2 32 (6.63%) CISSP
3 31 (6.42%) Degree
4 24 (4.97%) ISTQB
5 21 (4.35%) CISM
6 14 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.28%) CCNP
8 10 (2.07%) CEH
8 10 (2.07%) CREST Certified
9 9 (1.86%) CCNA
10 8 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.45%) CCSE
12 6 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.04%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.83%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.83%) JNCIS
14 4 (0.83%) MCSE
14 4 (0.83%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 3 (0.62%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.42%) PCI DSS
2 28 (5.80%) QA
3 21 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (3.52%) SLA
5 8 (1.66%) P3O
6 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.62%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.41%) COBIT
8 1 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.21%) SDET
System Software
1 35 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.73%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.86%) Firmware
5 8 (1.66%) vCloud
5 8 (1.66%) XenApp
6 7 (1.45%) vSphere
7 6 (1.24%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.83%) NFS
9 3 (0.62%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.62%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.62%) Control-M
2 3 (0.62%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.62%) OpenView
2 3 (0.62%) OVSD
2 3 (0.62%) Puppet
2 3 (0.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (0.41%) Cacti
3 2 (0.41%) Ganglia
3 2 (0.41%) Graphite
3 2 (0.41%) Hyperic
3 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.41%) logstash
3 2 (0.41%) Nagios
3 2 (0.41%) Nessus
3 2 (0.41%) Nmap
3 2 (0.41%) SCCM
3 2 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 107 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 49 (10.14%) Oracle
3 43 (8.90%) VMware
4 41 (8.49%) Cisco
5 31 (6.42%) HP
6 19 (3.93%) CheckPoint
7 14 (2.90%) Avaya
7 14 (2.90%) IBM
8 11 (2.28%) Citrix
8 11 (2.28%) MuleSoft
9 10 (2.07%) SAP
9 10 (2.07%) Websense
10 9 (1.86%) F5
11 8 (1.66%) LANDesk
12 5 (1.04%) Juniper
12 5 (1.04%) Tripwire
13 4 (0.83%) Dell
13 4 (0.83%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.83%) Splunk
14 3 (0.62%) Aruba
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Up to £45K Plus Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gillingham, Kent
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum To £55k + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 days ago
Chatham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable £ + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
The People Network
Salary: commission + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + full suite of benefits, career progression
Posted: 9 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Chatham
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago