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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 190 237 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.06% 22.13% 23.87%
As % of the General category 50.94% 58.52% 65.29%
Number of salaries quoted 146 189 154
Average salary £42,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £30,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
373 405 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.41% 37.82% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 265 336 247
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +16 23 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Maidstone -9 19 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Canterbury -7 11 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Malling +3 8 £42,500 - 5
Folkestone -7 5 £20,500 -41.42%
Dartford -10 5 £50,000 -9.09%
Dover -5 2 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Chatham -3 1 £34,000 -
Stansted - 1 £30,500 -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 76 (20.77%) SQL
2 70 (19.13%) Project Management
2 70 (19.13%) .NET
3 68 (18.58%) C#
4 63 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (16.39%) SQL Server
5 60 (16.39%) Windows
6 57 (15.57%) Degree
7 52 (14.21%) Firewall
8 48 (13.11%) Microsoft
9 45 (12.30%) MS Excel
10 44 (12.02%) ITIL
11 42 (11.48%) MVC
12 39 (10.66%) PRINCE2
12 39 (10.66%) Cisco
13 36 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (9.29%) Scrum
15 33 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (8.47%) CheckPoint
16 31 (8.47%) ASP.NET
17 30 (8.20%) WAN
18 29 (7.92%) Management Information System
18 29 (7.92%) T-SQL
19 28 (7.65%) Java
20 27 (7.38%) JavaScript
20 27 (7.38%) Business Analysis
20 27 (7.38%) TDD
21 26 (7.10%) VMware
22 25 (6.83%) Oracle
22 25 (6.83%) E-Commerce

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 10 (2.73%) Apache
2 9 (2.46%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.09%) IIS
4 4 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.82%) Lync
5 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.55%) Documentum
7 1 (0.27%) CMS
7 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 45 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.55%) MS Project
3 11 (3.01%) MS Office
4 9 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) RMDS
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) IaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (14.21%) Firewall
2 30 (8.20%) WAN
3 19 (5.19%) LAN
4 18 (4.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 16 (4.37%) Internet
6 13 (3.55%) VoIP
6 13 (3.55%) Wireless
7 12 (3.28%) DNS
8 11 (3.01%) TCP/IP
9 10 (2.73%) SAN
10 7 (1.91%) LDAP
10 7 (1.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (1.37%) VPN
12 4 (1.09%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.09%) VLAN
12 4 (1.09%) HTTP
13 3 (0.82%) DHCP
13 3 (0.82%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.55%) Multicast
14 2 (0.55%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.91%) MySQL
7 5 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.37%) DTS
7 5 (1.37%) OLAP
7 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 4 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.82%) SSDT
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (3.01%) NUnit
1 11 (3.01%) MSTest
1 11 (3.01%) Rhino Mocks
1 11 (3.01%) Moq
2 9 (2.46%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.37%) Maven
5 4 (1.09%) Selenium
5 4 (1.09%) Fiddler
5 4 (1.09%) ReSharper
5 4 (1.09%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.82%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.82%) NuGet
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.27%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.27%) PVCS
8 1 (0.27%) Subversion
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (6.01%) Marketing
2 19 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.92%) Banking
3 18 (4.92%) Legal
4 7 (1.91%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.64%) Retail
5 6 (1.64%) Publishing
5 6 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.37%) Local Government
7 4 (1.09%) Electronics
8 3 (0.82%) Advertising
9 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 102 (27.87%) Analyst
2 74 (20.22%) Developer
3 56 (15.30%) Business Analyst
4 43 (11.75%) Project Manager
5 35 (9.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 31 (8.47%) Consultant
7 30 (8.20%) .NET Developer
8 17 (4.64%) Test Analyst
9 15 (4.10%) Network Engineer
10 12 (3.28%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (3.01%) C# Developer
11 11 (3.01%) Web Developer
11 11 (3.01%) Senior Network Engineer
12 10 (2.73%) Security Consultant
13 9 (2.46%) Technical Support
13 9 (2.46%) Support Engineer
13 9 (2.46%) IT Consultant
13 9 (2.46%) Software Engineer
13 9 (2.46%) Java Developer
13 9 (2.46%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (19.13%) .NET
2 31 (8.47%) ASP.NET
3 19 (5.19%) WinForms
4 18 (4.92%) jQuery
4 18 (4.92%) HTML
5 16 (4.37%) CSS
6 15 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (3.83%) WCF
8 13 (3.55%) WPF
8 13 (3.55%) REST
9 11 (3.01%) Spring.NET
9 11 (3.01%) Unity DI Container
9 11 (3.01%) Castle Windsor
9 11 (3.01%) Ninject
10 10 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (2.19%) YAML
11 8 (2.19%) Web Services
12 7 (1.91%) XML
12 7 (1.91%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.92%) Management Information System
3 25 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.28%) Social Network
4 12 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (1.91%) NHS
5 7 (1.91%) Firmware
5 7 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.37%) PMI
7 4 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.09%) Clustering
7 4 (1.09%) DTV
8 3 (0.82%) HACMP
8 3 (0.82%) Replication
8 3 (0.82%) Social Media
9 2 (0.55%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.55%) FMCG
9 2 (0.55%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.55%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 60 (16.39%) Windows
2 21 (5.74%) Linux
3 20 (5.46%) AIX
4 16 (4.37%) UNIX
5 12 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.01%) Solaris
6 11 (3.01%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.64%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.27%) VMS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (19.13%) Project Management
2 63 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (12.02%) ITIL
4 42 (11.48%) MVC
5 39 (10.66%) PRINCE2
6 36 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (9.29%) Scrum
8 27 (7.38%) Business Analysis
8 27 (7.38%) TDD
9 25 (6.83%) E-Commerce
10 21 (5.74%) Service Delivery
10 21 (5.74%) Change Management
11 19 (5.19%) Risk Management
11 19 (5.19%) Information Security
11 19 (5.19%) Kanban
12 18 (4.92%) Service Management
13 17 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (4.37%) Performance Management
15 15 (4.10%) Migration
15 15 (4.10%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (20.77%) SQL
2 68 (18.58%) C#
3 29 (7.92%) T-SQL
4 28 (7.65%) Java
5 27 (7.38%) JavaScript
6 16 (4.37%) C
7 11 (3.01%) Perl
7 11 (3.01%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.46%) PHP
8 9 (2.46%) Ruby
9 8 (2.19%) Python
10 7 (1.91%) VB
10 7 (1.91%) VB6
11 5 (1.37%) C++
12 4 (1.09%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.09%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (15.57%) Degree
2 23 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (4.64%) CISSP
4 15 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (3.83%) CCNP
6 10 (2.73%) CCNA
6 10 (2.73%) ISEB
6 10 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.19%) CCSA
8 7 (1.91%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.64%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.37%) PMP
10 5 (1.37%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.37%) MCSE
10 5 (1.37%) CISM
11 4 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.82%) MCSA
12 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.55%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.46%) SLA
2 14 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.28%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.91%) QA
5 2 (0.55%) EMIR
5 2 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.55%) COBIT
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) MiFID
6 1 (0.27%) FATCA
System Software
1 16 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.91%) NFS
4 6 (1.64%) XenApp
5 5 (1.37%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.09%) vSphere
7 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.82%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.46%) Puppet
3 7 (1.91%) OpenView
3 7 (1.91%) Control-M
3 7 (1.91%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.82%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.55%) Foglight
6 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.66%) Cisco
3 31 (8.47%) CheckPoint
4 26 (7.10%) VMware
5 25 (6.83%) Oracle
6 20 (5.46%) F5
7 19 (5.19%) Citrix
8 11 (3.01%) Riverbed
8 11 (3.01%) Facebook
8 11 (3.01%) Twitter
9 10 (2.73%) IBM
9 10 (2.73%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.73%) Apple
10 9 (2.46%) HP
11 8 (2.19%) JBoss
11 8 (2.19%) Juniper
12 7 (1.91%) Dell
12 7 (1.91%) Veritas
12 7 (1.91%) Sun
12 7 (1.91%) TippingPoint
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
Church International
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dover, Kent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Resource Management
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
PAW Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £73,000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance +Exceptional
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 12 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £37500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago