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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 187 217 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 16.20% 18.04% 18.05%
As % of the General category 47.34% 51.54% 58.55%
Number of salaries quoted 163 189 118
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
395 421 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.23% 35.00% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 341 374 204
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £65,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +25 29 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Canterbury - 17 £37,500 - 1
West Malling +1 13 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Maidstone -13 13 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Folkestone +1 12 £40,000 -20.00%
Tonbridge +4 3 £27,500 -19.11%
Chatham +3 3 £40,000 +1.91% 3
Dartford -9 3 £30,500 -49.16%
Dover -5 1 £65,000 -
Longfield - 1 £29,500 -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 95 (25.68%) .NET
2 86 (23.24%) Project Management
3 82 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (21.35%) C#
5 78 (21.08%) Windows
6 67 (18.11%) SQL Server
7 61 (16.49%) SQL
8 58 (15.68%) MVC
9 55 (14.86%) Microsoft
10 53 (14.32%) TDD
11 52 (14.05%) ASP.NET
12 51 (13.78%) Degree
13 50 (13.51%) ITIL
14 47 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
15 43 (11.62%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (10.81%) Oracle
16 40 (10.81%) Firewall
16 40 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
16 40 (10.81%) Scrum
17 39 (10.54%) MS Excel
18 37 (10.00%) PRINCE2
18 37 (10.00%) Cisco
18 37 (10.00%) Business Analysis
19 36 (9.73%) MVVM
19 36 (9.73%) Enterprise Software
20 35 (9.46%) HTML
20 35 (9.46%) VMware
21 34 (9.19%) WAN
22 33 (8.92%) NUnit
22 33 (8.92%) WPF

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (2.70%) CMS
2 8 (2.16%) SAS
3 7 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.62%) Apache
4 6 (1.62%) WordPress
5 4 (1.08%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.08%) JBoss
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.81%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (0.54%) Lync
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 39 (10.54%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.51%) MS Office
3 10 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.43%) Photoshop
5 8 (2.16%) MS Project
6 6 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.81%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.89%) SaaS
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.81%) Firewall
2 34 (9.19%) WAN
3 24 (6.49%) LAN
4 19 (5.14%) Internet
5 17 (4.59%) DNS
6 16 (4.32%) TCP/IP
7 13 (3.51%) SAN
7 13 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (2.70%) VoIP
9 8 (2.16%) DHCP
9 8 (2.16%) LDAP
10 7 (1.89%) Wireless
11 6 (1.62%) IP Telephony
11 6 (1.62%) VPN
11 6 (1.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (0.81%) Network Security
12 3 (0.81%) VLAN
12 3 (0.81%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.54%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.14%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.97%) MySQL
4 10 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.35%) Redis
9 3 (0.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.81%) DB2
10 2 (0.54%) OLTP
10 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.54%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.54%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 33 (8.92%) NUnit
2 24 (6.49%) MSTest
2 24 (6.49%) Rhino Mocks
2 24 (6.49%) Moq
3 9 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (1.62%) AdminStudio
5 6 (1.62%) NCrunch
6 4 (1.08%) Subversion
6 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.54%) Maven
7 2 (0.54%) Selenium
7 2 (0.54%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.27%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (0.27%) PVCS
8 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 28 (7.57%) Banking
2 23 (6.22%) Marketing
3 20 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.51%) Legal
5 9 (2.43%) Advertising
6 8 (2.16%) Retail
7 5 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.08%) Back Office
8 4 (1.08%) Electronics
8 4 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.81%) Publishing
10 2 (0.54%) Games
10 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 92 (24.86%) Developer
2 81 (21.89%) Analyst
3 57 (15.41%) Project Manager
4 52 (14.05%) .NET Developer
5 46 (12.43%) Business Analyst
6 28 (7.57%) Consultant
7 27 (7.30%) C# Developer
8 25 (6.76%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 17 (4.59%) Infrastructure Manager
10 15 (4.05%) Security Consultant
11 14 (3.78%) IT Consultant
11 14 (3.78%) Web Developer
11 14 (3.78%) IT Security Consultant
11 14 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (3.51%) Senior Manager
13 12 (3.24%) Network Engineer
13 12 (3.24%) Senior Project Manager
13 12 (3.24%) IT Project Manager
14 11 (2.97%) Operations Manager
15 10 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (25.68%) .NET
2 52 (14.05%) ASP.NET
3 43 (11.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (9.46%) HTML
5 33 (8.92%) WPF
6 28 (7.57%) CSS
7 27 (7.30%) WinForms
8 26 (7.03%) XML
9 24 (6.49%) Spring.NET
9 24 (6.49%) Castle Windsor
9 24 (6.49%) Ninject
9 24 (6.49%) Unity DI Container
10 23 (6.22%) Web Services
11 22 (5.95%) WCF
12 17 (4.59%) jQuery
12 17 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (4.05%) .NET Framework
14 14 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (2.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 8 (2.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (9.73%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (8.38%) Inversion of Control
4 24 (6.49%) Social Network
5 22 (5.95%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.24%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.43%) N-Tier
8 8 (2.16%) User Experience
9 7 (1.89%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.62%) Social Media
10 6 (1.62%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.35%) HACMP
11 5 (1.35%) NHS
11 5 (1.35%) Blog
11 5 (1.35%) Clustering
12 4 (1.08%) Informatics
12 4 (1.08%) CMDB
12 4 (1.08%) W3C
12 4 (1.08%) DTV
13 3 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 78 (21.08%) Windows
2 24 (6.49%) Linux
3 20 (5.41%) AIX
4 18 (4.86%) UNIX
5 14 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.97%) Solaris
8 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.54%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (23.24%) Project Management
2 82 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (15.68%) MVC
4 53 (14.32%) TDD
5 50 (13.51%) ITIL
6 40 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (10.81%) Scrum
7 37 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 37 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 36 (9.73%) MVVM
9 29 (7.84%) Information Security
10 28 (7.57%) Kanban
11 27 (7.30%) Web Application Development
12 25 (6.76%) Dependency Injection
13 24 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (6.22%) Change Management
15 22 (5.95%) Service Delivery
16 21 (5.68%) Risk Management
17 20 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (5.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.35%) C#
2 61 (16.49%) SQL
3 23 (6.22%) T-SQL
4 21 (5.68%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.59%) Java
6 9 (2.43%) Perl
6 9 (2.43%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.16%) PHP
8 7 (1.89%) VBScript
8 7 (1.89%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.62%) VBA
9 6 (1.62%) Python
10 5 (1.35%) VB
10 5 (1.35%) Ruby
11 4 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.08%) C
12 3 (0.81%) C++
12 3 (0.81%) VB6
12 3 (0.81%) RPG
13 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (13.78%) Degree
2 12 (3.24%) CISSP
3 11 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (2.70%) CCNP
5 7 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.81%) ISEB
7 3 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.54%) CCNA
8 2 (0.54%) MCSE
9 1 (0.27%) MCSA
9 1 (0.27%) CCDP
9 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.27%) CISMP
9 1 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PMP
9 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.24%) QA
4 9 (2.43%) SLA
5 5 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.24%) XenApp
3 12 (3.24%) vSphere
4 9 (2.43%) XenDesktop
5 8 (2.16%) NFS
6 6 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (3.24%) SCCM
2 9 (2.43%) Puppet
2 9 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.43%) WSUS
3 7 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.89%) OpenView
3 7 (1.89%) Control-M
4 3 (0.81%) SCOM
5 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.54%) Foglight
Vendors
1 55 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.81%) Oracle
3 37 (10.00%) Cisco
4 35 (9.46%) VMware
5 28 (7.57%) Twitter
6 26 (7.03%) Citrix
7 25 (6.76%) CheckPoint
8 24 (6.49%) Facebook
9 15 (4.05%) F5
10 11 (2.97%) Apple
10 11 (2.97%) IBM
11 10 (2.70%) HP
11 10 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.43%) Sun
13 8 (2.16%) Veritas
13 8 (2.16%) Juniper
13 8 (2.16%) Wyse
14 7 (1.89%) Dell
14 7 (1.89%) Adobe
14 7 (1.89%) Riverbed
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Other Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Chatham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Search Consultancy
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Connectus
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago