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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 226 189 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.98% 18.96% 19.13%
As % of the General category 61.58% 50.00% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 198 141 162
Average salary £44,375 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.65% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £65,000 £67,500
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
367 378 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.08% 37.91% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 311 272 322
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -18 31 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Maidstone +11 24 £52,500 +40.00%
Folkestone +11 21 £38,000 +56.70% 1
West Malling +3 19 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Chatham +10 14 £26,000 -23.52% 1
Canterbury -4 5 £37,500 -
Tonbridge -1 3 £40,000 +66.66%
Sittingbourne - 2 £65,000 -
Dover 0 1 £26,500 -
Dartford -3 1 £22,500 -50.00%
Sevenoaks - 1 £40,000 - 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 115 (27.06%) .NET
2 99 (23.29%) C#
3 93 (21.88%) SQL
4 90 (21.18%) Project Management
5 86 (20.24%) SQL Server
6 84 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (19.06%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (15.76%) Windows
9 63 (14.82%) Degree
10 60 (14.12%) ASP.NET
10 60 (14.12%) Microsoft
11 56 (13.18%) MVC
12 54 (12.71%) JavaScript
13 53 (12.47%) Scrum
14 52 (12.24%) HTML
15 50 (11.76%) XML
16 48 (11.29%) CSS
17 47 (11.06%) PRINCE2
17 47 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC
18 46 (10.82%) Oracle
19 43 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
20 40 (9.41%) Oracle Database
21 38 (8.94%) Management Information System
21 38 (8.94%) Java
22 37 (8.71%) UNIX
22 37 (8.71%) MS Excel
22 37 (8.71%) Business Analysis
23 36 (8.47%) VMware
23 36 (8.47%) Change Management
24 33 (7.76%) TDD

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (4.47%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (4.00%) IIS
2 17 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.18%) CMS
3 5 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.94%) GlassFish
5 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (0.71%) Apache
6 2 (0.47%) SAS
6 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.47%) Confluence
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (8.71%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.18%) MS Office
3 8 (1.88%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.71%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.65%) SaaS
2 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.24%) PaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Office 365
3 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.41%) Firewall
2 13 (3.06%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.59%) SAN
4 10 (2.35%) DNS
4 10 (2.35%) Internet
5 9 (2.12%) LAN
5 9 (2.12%) WAN
6 8 (1.88%) PPP
7 6 (1.41%) Network Security
8 5 (1.18%) Wireless
8 5 (1.18%) HTTP
9 4 (0.94%) VoIP
10 3 (0.71%) LDAP
10 3 (0.71%) DHCP
10 3 (0.71%) VLAN
10 3 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.47%) Intranet
11 2 (0.47%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.41%) Oracle Database
3 18 (4.24%) Oracle9i Database
4 10 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.35%) Big Data
5 9 (2.12%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.12%) MySQL
6 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.41%) DataStage
8 6 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.47%) DB2
9 2 (0.47%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) SSDT
10 1 (0.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (4.24%) Oracle Forms
3 17 (4.00%) NUnit
3 17 (4.00%) Moq
4 16 (3.76%) MSTest
4 16 (3.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (2.12%) JIRA
6 6 (1.41%) Selenium
7 5 (1.18%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.18%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.94%) NetBeans
8 4 (0.94%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.94%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.94%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.71%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.47%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.47%) ERwin
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 25 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.65%) Banking
3 18 (4.24%) Marketing
4 12 (2.82%) Advertising
4 12 (2.82%) Legal
5 11 (2.59%) Retail
6 8 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.41%) Law
7 6 (1.41%) Italian Language
7 6 (1.41%) Polish Language
8 5 (1.18%) Electronics
9 4 (0.94%) Back Office
9 4 (0.94%) Publishing
9 4 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Local Government
11 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.47%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 147 (34.59%) Developer
2 112 (26.35%) Analyst
3 67 (15.76%) .NET Developer
4 54 (12.71%) Business Analyst
5 31 (7.29%) C# Developer
6 30 (7.06%) Senior Developer
7 28 (6.59%) Project Manager
8 27 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 23 (5.41%) Web Developer
9 23 (5.41%) Java Developer
10 21 (4.94%) Junior
10 21 (4.94%) Delivery Manager
11 19 (4.47%) Services Delivery Manager
11 19 (4.47%) Service Manager
12 18 (4.24%) Financial Business Analyst
12 18 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (4.00%) Senior Manager
14 16 (3.76%) Senior Project Manager
14 16 (3.76%) Test Analyst
14 16 (3.76%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (27.06%) .NET
2 60 (14.12%) ASP.NET
3 52 (12.24%) HTML
4 50 (11.76%) XML
5 48 (11.29%) CSS
6 47 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (7.76%) WCF
7 33 (7.76%) jQuery
8 30 (7.06%) WinForms
9 26 (6.12%) WPF
10 25 (5.88%) HTML5
11 23 (5.41%) CSS3
12 20 (4.71%) Web Services
13 16 (3.76%) Castle Windsor
13 16 (3.76%) Ninject
13 16 (3.76%) Spring.NET
13 16 (3.76%) Unity DI Container
14 12 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (2.82%) REST
14 12 (2.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (19.06%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.94%) Management Information System
3 31 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
5 16 (3.76%) Social Network
6 14 (3.29%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.12%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.88%) User Experience
9 7 (1.65%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.41%) AS400
11 5 (1.18%) W3C
11 5 (1.18%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.18%) DTV
11 5 (1.18%) iSeries
11 5 (1.18%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.94%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.94%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.94%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 67 (15.76%) Windows
2 37 (8.71%) UNIX
3 21 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (3.53%) Linux
4 15 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.65%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.94%) Windows Vista
7 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.94%) AIX
7 4 (0.94%) Solaris
8 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (21.18%) Project Management
2 84 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (13.18%) MVC
4 53 (12.47%) Scrum
5 47 (11.06%) PRINCE2
6 43 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (8.71%) Business Analysis
8 36 (8.47%) Change Management
9 33 (7.76%) TDD
10 32 (7.53%) ITIL
11 27 (6.35%) Service Delivery
11 27 (6.35%) SDLC
12 26 (6.12%) Service Management
12 26 (6.12%) Incident Management
13 23 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (5.41%) Kanban
13 23 (5.41%) Analytics
14 22 (5.18%) Web Development
15 21 (4.94%) MVVM
16 20 (4.71%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 99 (23.29%) C#
2 93 (21.88%) SQL
3 54 (12.71%) JavaScript
4 38 (8.94%) Java
5 23 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 22 (5.18%) PL/SQL
7 21 (4.94%) VB.NET
8 19 (4.47%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.88%) VB
10 6 (1.41%) Python
11 5 (1.18%) RPG
12 4 (0.94%) VBA
13 3 (0.71%) Perl
13 3 (0.71%) PHP
13 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.47%) C
14 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.24%) VB6
15 1 (0.24%) Ruby
15 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (14.82%) Degree
2 14 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (3.06%) ISEB
4 11 (2.59%) CCNP
4 11 (2.59%) CCNA
4 11 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.88%) CISSP
5 8 (1.88%) MCSE
5 8 (1.88%) APMP
6 7 (1.65%) MCSA
7 6 (1.41%) Postgraduate
7 6 (1.41%) CCSA
7 6 (1.41%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.18%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 5 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.18%) CCSE
8 5 (1.18%) CEH
8 5 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.18%) CCSP
9 4 (0.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.35%) SLA
2 9 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.12%) QA
3 6 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) P3O
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.12%) XenApp
4 7 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.65%) vSphere
5 4 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.94%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.71%) NFS
6 3 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (2.12%) SCCM
2 5 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.71%) HP SIM
3 3 (0.71%) Puppet
3 3 (0.71%) OpenView
3 3 (0.71%) Control-M
3 3 (0.71%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.47%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.24%) Nessus
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 46 (10.82%) Oracle
3 36 (8.47%) VMware
4 33 (7.76%) Cisco
5 23 (5.41%) Twitter
6 17 (4.00%) HP
6 17 (4.00%) Citrix
7 16 (3.76%) Facebook
8 15 (3.53%) SAP
9 10 (2.35%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.65%) Sybase
11 5 (1.18%) Siebel
11 5 (1.18%) Adobe
11 5 (1.18%) Informatica
11 5 (1.18%) ArcSight
11 5 (1.18%) TippingPoint
12 4 (0.94%) Splunk
12 4 (0.94%) Veritas
12 4 (0.94%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.71%) JD Edwards
Chatham, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
Fidelity
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Search Consultancy
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone
Xchanging UK Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Sevenoaks
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 8 days ago