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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 204 180 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.82% 15.83% 19.14%
As % of the General category 56.35% 50.56% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 186 146 170
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £70,000 £60,000
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
362 356 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.39% 31.31% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 312 300 332
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 -8 36 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Maidstone +9 17 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Folkestone +7 17 £35,000 - 3
West Malling +17 13 £42,000 +20.00% 2
Chatham +2 13 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Canterbury - 12 £37,500 - 1
Tonbridge -2 9 £43,750 +9.37%
Dover +2 3 £47,500 -
Sittingbourne +7 2 £36,250 -9.37%
Sevenoaks - 1 £21,500 -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 113 (29.12%) .NET
2 110 (28.35%) C#
3 102 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (25.77%) SQL
5 93 (23.97%) SQL Server
6 74 (19.07%) Windows
7 73 (18.81%) Project Management
8 71 (18.30%) ASP.NET
9 68 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
10 67 (17.27%) MVC
11 64 (16.49%) Scrum
12 60 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 55 (14.18%) Microsoft
14 52 (13.40%) JavaScript
14 52 (13.40%) Degree
15 45 (11.60%) TDD
15 45 (11.60%) Enterprise Software
16 42 (10.82%) HTML
16 42 (10.82%) XML
17 41 (10.57%) CSS
18 39 (10.05%) WCF
19 37 (9.54%) Kanban
20 36 (9.28%) Oracle
20 36 (9.28%) Twitter
21 35 (9.02%) PRINCE2
21 35 (9.02%) Management Information System
21 35 (9.02%) WinForms
21 35 (9.02%) jQuery
22 33 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
22 33 (8.51%) UNIX

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 19 (4.90%) IIS
2 18 (4.64%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (3.61%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.84%) CMS
5 5 (1.29%) SAS
6 4 (1.03%) Apache
6 4 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.77%) Lync
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.52%) Confluence
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.64%) MS Office
3 14 (3.61%) Photoshop
3 14 (3.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (2.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) IaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.44%) Firewall
2 23 (5.93%) DNS
3 21 (5.41%) SAN
4 19 (4.90%) TCP/IP
5 16 (4.12%) Internet
6 15 (3.87%) DHCP
7 9 (2.32%) LAN
7 9 (2.32%) VoIP
7 9 (2.32%) WAN
8 6 (1.55%) LDAP
8 6 (1.55%) Network Security
9 3 (0.77%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.77%) PPP
10 2 (0.52%) Wireless
10 2 (0.52%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.26%) NAS
11 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.26%) Extranet
11 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (23.97%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.99%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.61%) Oracle9i Database
4 12 (3.09%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.32%) Big Data
5 9 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.55%) DataStage
8 6 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.55%) MySQL
9 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.77%) Redis
11 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.52%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (6.19%) NUnit
1 24 (6.19%) MSTest
1 24 (6.19%) Rhino Mocks
1 24 (6.19%) Moq
1 24 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (3.61%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.55%) JIRA
3 6 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.29%) Selenium
5 4 (1.03%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.77%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.52%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.52%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.52%) Subversion
7 2 (0.52%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.26%) jMock
8 1 (0.26%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (6.70%) Banking
2 22 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.61%) Retail
4 13 (3.35%) Advertising
5 12 (3.09%) Legal
5 12 (3.09%) Marketing
5 12 (3.09%) Polish Language
6 8 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.55%) Italian Language
8 5 (1.29%) Electronics
8 5 (1.29%) Law
9 4 (1.03%) Publishing
9 4 (1.03%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.77%) Back Office
11 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 142 (36.60%) Developer
2 124 (31.96%) Analyst
3 69 (17.78%) .NET Developer
4 51 (13.14%) Business Analyst
5 34 (8.76%) C# Developer
6 31 (7.99%) Project Manager
7 27 (6.96%) Senior Developer
8 22 (5.67%) Web Developer
9 21 (5.41%) Support Analyst
9 21 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
9 21 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (4.12%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 16 (4.12%) .NET Web Developer
10 16 (4.12%) Senior Web Developer
10 16 (4.12%) Analyst Developer
10 16 (4.12%) Data Analyst
11 15 (3.87%) Java Developer
11 15 (3.87%) IT Project Manager
12 14 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
12 14 (3.61%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (29.12%) .NET
2 71 (18.30%) ASP.NET
3 60 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (10.82%) HTML
4 42 (10.82%) XML
5 41 (10.57%) CSS
6 39 (10.05%) WCF
7 35 (9.02%) jQuery
7 35 (9.02%) WinForms
8 33 (8.51%) WPF
9 31 (7.99%) HTML5
10 30 (7.73%) Web Services
11 29 (7.47%) CSS3
12 24 (6.19%) Castle Windsor
12 24 (6.19%) Ninject
12 24 (6.19%) Spring.NET
12 24 (6.19%) Unity DI Container
13 18 (4.64%) REST
14 17 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 68 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (11.60%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (9.02%) Management Information System
4 25 (6.44%) Inversion of Control
5 24 (6.19%) Social Network
6 11 (2.84%) W3C
7 9 (2.32%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.32%) Fat Client
7 9 (2.32%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.06%) User Experience
8 8 (2.06%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.80%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.80%) Clustering
10 6 (1.55%) HACMP
10 6 (1.55%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.29%) DTV
11 5 (1.29%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.03%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.03%) AS400
12 4 (1.03%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 74 (19.07%) Windows
2 33 (8.51%) UNIX
3 20 (5.15%) Linux
4 12 (3.09%) Solaris
4 12 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.84%) AIX
6 7 (1.80%) Windows XP
6 7 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.80%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.03%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (18.81%) Project Management
3 67 (17.27%) MVC
4 64 (16.49%) Scrum
5 45 (11.60%) TDD
6 37 (9.54%) Kanban
7 35 (9.02%) PRINCE2
8 33 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (7.99%) Business Analysis
10 28 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (7.22%) MVVM
11 26 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (6.44%) Dependency Injection
13 24 (6.19%) Web Application Development
14 23 (5.93%) Change Management
15 22 (5.67%) Incident Management
16 21 (5.41%) Analytics
17 20 (5.15%) OO
18 19 (4.90%) ITIL
19 18 (4.64%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 110 (28.35%) C#
2 100 (25.77%) SQL
3 52 (13.40%) JavaScript
4 29 (7.47%) Java
5 22 (5.67%) T-SQL
5 22 (5.67%) Shell Script
6 18 (4.64%) PL/SQL
7 14 (3.61%) VB.NET
8 11 (2.84%) Perl
9 9 (2.32%) VB
10 8 (2.06%) Python
11 5 (1.29%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.29%) RPG
12 4 (1.03%) VBA
13 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.52%) VB6
14 2 (0.52%) C
15 1 (0.26%) C++
15 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (13.40%) Degree
2 15 (3.87%) ISEB
3 13 (3.35%) CISSP
4 10 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.32%) IIBA
6 8 (2.06%) APMP
6 8 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.06%) CCNP
6 8 (2.06%) CCNA
7 7 (1.80%) MCSE
7 7 (1.80%) CCSA
8 6 (1.55%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.29%) CEH
9 5 (1.29%) MCSA
9 5 (1.29%) CCSP
10 4 (1.03%) CCSE
10 4 (1.03%) MCP
11 3 (0.77%) CISM
11 3 (0.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.67%) SLA
2 14 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.58%) QA
3 10 (2.58%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (1.80%) XenApp
5 6 (1.55%) NFS
5 6 (1.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.29%) vSphere
7 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.80%) SCCM
2 6 (1.55%) OpenView
2 6 (1.55%) Control-M
2 6 (1.55%) NetBackup
2 6 (1.55%) Puppet
2 6 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.03%) HP SIM
5 3 (0.77%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.26%) SCOM
6 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 55 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.28%) Oracle
2 36 (9.28%) Twitter
3 26 (6.70%) VMware
4 24 (6.19%) Facebook
5 22 (5.67%) Citrix
6 19 (4.90%) HP
7 14 (3.61%) Cisco
8 12 (3.09%) Veritas
9 11 (2.84%) Adobe
9 11 (2.84%) SAP
9 11 (2.84%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.58%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.55%) TippingPoint
12 5 (1.29%) Splunk
12 5 (1.29%) ArcSight
12 5 (1.29%) Sybase
13 4 (1.03%) LogRhythm
13 4 (1.03%) SolarWinds
14 3 (0.77%) Nimble Storage
Folkestone, Kent
Xchanging
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Health care, ect.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £35,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £215 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £52000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chatham
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
The Curve Group
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Training, Pension, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, Private Medical, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £65000 Per Annum + private healthcare, gym membersh
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + standard
Posted: 6 days ago