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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 248 211 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.09% 21.55% 15.93%
As % of the General category 63.75% 58.29% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 206 182 160
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £64,750 £71,250
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
389 362 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.22% 36.98% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 334 319 308
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £60,000 £60,000
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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Tunbridge Wells -3 28 £40,000 -3.61% 3
Chatham 0 23 £44,375 -1.38%
Maidstone +3 19 £42,500 +37.09% 2
West Malling -6 19 £52,500 +5.00%
Folkestone +3 12 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Tonbridge 0 5 £52,500 +79.48%
Dartford - 3 - -
Stansted - 3 £65,000 -
Canterbury +1 2 - - 2
Westerham -5 2 £32,500 -23.52%
Sittingbourne -6 1 £27,500 -20.28%
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 116 (23.02%) SQL
1 116 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 104 (20.63%) .NET
3 82 (16.27%) C#
4 74 (14.68%) Test Scripting
5 66 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (13.10%) SQL Server
6 61 (12.10%) HTML
6 61 (12.10%) Windows
6 61 (12.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 60 (11.90%) Test Strategy
8 58 (11.51%) MS Excel
9 57 (11.31%) System Integration Testing
10 56 (11.11%) Project Management
11 55 (10.91%) Regression Testing
11 55 (10.91%) SDLC
12 53 (10.52%) Oracle
13 52 (10.32%) JavaScript
13 52 (10.32%) ITIL
13 52 (10.32%) ISEB
13 52 (10.32%) Integration Testing
14 47 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
15 46 (9.13%) Automated Testing
15 46 (9.13%) Business Analysis
16 45 (8.93%) Firewall
17 44 (8.73%) MS Office
18 43 (8.53%) ASP.NET
18 43 (8.53%) CSS
19 40 (7.94%) Information Security
19 40 (7.94%) Cisco

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (2.18%) CMS
1 11 (2.18%) IIS
2 7 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.19%) Mule
3 6 (1.19%) Mule ESB
3 6 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.99%) WordPress
5 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.60%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.40%) SAS
7 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.20%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 58 (11.51%) MS Excel
2 44 (8.73%) MS Office
3 7 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.99%) MS Project
4 5 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.40%) AWD
4 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.40%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.38%) Office 365
2 9 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.79%) SaaS
3 6 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.79%) PaaS
5 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.60%) Heroku
6 2 (0.40%) IaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.93%) Firewall
2 18 (3.57%) IP Telephony
3 14 (2.78%) LAN
3 14 (2.78%) WAN
4 12 (2.38%) VPN
5 11 (2.18%) Network Security
5 11 (2.18%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.18%) Wireless
6 10 (1.98%) DNS
6 10 (1.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (1.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (1.98%) HTTP
7 8 (1.59%) ExtremeXOS
8 6 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.19%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.19%) ISDN
8 6 (1.19%) NGN
9 4 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.79%) OSPF
10 3 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.37%) Oracle Database
3 18 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.98%) Oracle9i Database
5 13 (2.58%) DataStage
5 13 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.19%) MySQL
9 5 (0.99%) DB2
9 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.60%) GIS
11 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (1.79%) JIRA
3 8 (1.59%) HP UFT
4 6 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.79%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.40%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.20%) Selenium
9 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.20%) Zephyr
General
1 35 (6.94%) Banking
2 21 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.77%) Marketing
4 12 (2.38%) Legal
5 11 (2.18%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.39%) Advertising
6 7 (1.39%) Electronics
6 7 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.19%) Back Office
8 5 (0.99%) Retail
9 2 (0.40%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 180 (35.71%) Analyst
2 118 (23.41%) Developer
3 61 (12.10%) Test Analyst
4 54 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 47 (9.33%) Financial Analyst
6 44 (8.73%) Service Analyst
7 43 (8.53%) C# Developer
8 41 (8.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 40 (7.94%) Business Analyst
10 35 (6.94%) SQL Developer
11 28 (5.56%) Security Manager
12 27 (5.36%) Project Manager
13 25 (4.96%) Oracle Developer
14 23 (4.56%) PL/SQL Developer
14 23 (4.56%) Programmer
14 23 (4.56%) Senior Analyst
15 22 (4.37%) Network Engineer
16 21 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
16 21 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
16 21 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (20.63%) .NET
2 61 (12.10%) HTML
3 43 (8.53%) ASP.NET
3 43 (8.53%) CSS
4 34 (6.75%) XML
5 18 (3.57%) Web Services
6 14 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (2.78%) HTML5
7 13 (2.58%) jQuery
7 13 (2.58%) XHTML
8 12 (2.38%) WCF
9 10 (1.98%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.98%) CSS3
10 7 (1.39%) Ajax
10 7 (1.39%) WinForms
11 6 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (1.19%) WPF
12 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (0.40%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.16%) AS400
3 22 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.18%) Mathematics
5 8 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.39%) iSeries
7 6 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.19%) Statistics
8 5 (0.99%) Blackberry
8 5 (0.99%) Data Integration
8 5 (0.99%) Fat Client
8 5 (0.99%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.79%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.79%) User Experience
10 3 (0.60%) Health Informatics
10 3 (0.60%) Informatics
10 3 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.10%) Windows
2 30 (5.95%) Unix
3 14 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.18%) Linux
5 8 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.19%) AIX
6 6 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.79%) Android
8 4 (0.79%) Solaris
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (14.68%) Test Scripting
2 66 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (12.10%) User Acceptance Testing
4 60 (11.90%) Test Strategy
5 57 (11.31%) System Integration Testing
6 56 (11.11%) Project Management
7 55 (10.91%) Regression Testing
7 55 (10.91%) SDLC
8 52 (10.32%) Integration Testing
8 52 (10.32%) ITIL
9 46 (9.13%) Automated Testing
9 46 (9.13%) Business Analysis
10 40 (7.94%) Information Security
11 39 (7.74%) System Testing
12 36 (7.14%) Risk Management
12 36 (7.14%) Web Development
13 35 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (6.75%) Line Management
15 27 (5.36%) Change Management
15 27 (5.36%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (23.02%) SQL
2 82 (16.27%) C#
3 52 (10.32%) JavaScript
4 33 (6.55%) Java
5 28 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 19 (3.77%) C
7 14 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.58%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.79%) VB
11 6 (1.19%) RPG
12 5 (0.99%) PHP
12 5 (0.99%) Python
13 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.60%) Perl
14 2 (0.40%) Go
14 2 (0.40%) Ruby
15 1 (0.20%) COBOL
15 1 (0.20%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 52 (10.32%) ISEB
2 32 (6.35%) ISTQB
3 28 (5.56%) CISSP
3 28 (5.56%) Degree
4 26 (5.16%) CISM
5 25 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (4.37%) CCNP
7 18 (3.57%) CCSE
8 17 (3.37%) CCNA
9 10 (1.98%) JNCIS
9 10 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.59%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (1.59%) JNCIP
10 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.79%) CCDA
11 4 (0.79%) CCDP
11 4 (0.79%) CCSA
11 4 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.15%) PCI DSS
2 27 (5.36%) QA
3 22 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (3.37%) SLA
5 5 (0.99%) P3O
6 2 (0.40%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 30 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.78%) Firmware
4 9 (1.79%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.19%) vSphere
5 6 (1.19%) XenApp
6 4 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.79%) NFS
6 4 (0.79%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (0.60%) vCloud
7 3 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.59%) FortiGate
3 5 (0.99%) Puppet
4 4 (0.79%) OpenView
5 3 (0.60%) Control-M
5 3 (0.60%) OVSD
5 3 (0.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.40%) Nessus
6 2 (0.40%) Nmap
6 2 (0.40%) SCCM
6 2 (0.40%) SCOM
6 2 (0.40%) vRealize
7 1 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.20%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 53 (10.52%) Oracle
3 40 (7.94%) Cisco
4 39 (7.74%) VMware
5 37 (7.34%) HP
6 30 (5.95%) CheckPoint
7 20 (3.97%) F5
8 18 (3.57%) Citrix
9 14 (2.78%) Avaya
10 12 (2.38%) Juniper
10 12 (2.38%) SolarWinds
11 10 (1.98%) LANDesk
12 9 (1.79%) Forcepoint
13 8 (1.59%) Aruba
13 8 (1.59%) Blue Coat
13 8 (1.59%) Extreme Networks
13 8 (1.59%) SAP
14 6 (1.19%) MuleSoft
14 6 (1.19%) Siebel
15 5 (0.99%) Thunderhead
Kent
Intech 7
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Up to £45K Plus Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum To £54k + Car + Bonus + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum inc car + Bonus + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £54000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40k to £45K
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + 5 Star Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus company car / allowance, bonus and benefi
Posted: 4 days ago
Gillingham, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Salary: From £32,600 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Capita plc
Posted: 7 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago