The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 10 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 68 44 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 16.23% 11.25% 13.46%
As % of the General category 40.72% 32.59% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 53 42 44
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,712
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,350 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
Finance
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

General Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
167 135 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 39.86% 34.53% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 140 129 142
Average salary £43,401 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Finance
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Leicester region.

Finance Salary Trend in Leicester

Finance
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Leicester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 54 (40.60%) Windows
2 53 (39.85%) Oracle
3 43 (32.33%) SQL Server
4 36 (27.07%) Project Management
5 31 (23.31%) .NET
6 28 (21.05%) C#
6 28 (21.05%) XML
6 28 (21.05%) Web Development
7 26 (19.55%) C++
8 25 (18.80%) Computer Science
8 25 (18.80%) Software Engineering
9 24 (18.05%) PKI
9 24 (18.05%) Mathematics
9 24 (18.05%) Android
9 24 (18.05%) Apple iOS
9 24 (18.05%) BlackBerry OS
9 24 (18.05%) Cyber Security
9 24 (18.05%) Java
9 24 (18.05%) LDAP
9 24 (18.05%) Blackberry
9 24 (18.05%) Smartcard
10 20 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (14.29%) ITIL
12 18 (13.53%) Oracle EBS R12
13 14 (10.53%) Degree
13 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
14 12 (9.02%) UNIX
14 12 (9.02%) Linux
14 12 (9.02%) SQL
15 11 (8.27%) Oracle EBS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.01%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.01%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.50%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.51%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (13.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (8.27%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (6.77%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (6.77%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (6.77%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (6.77%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (6.77%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (3.76%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (3.76%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (3.76%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.75%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.01%) Office 365
2 3 (2.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.05%) LDAP
2 7 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (1.50%) CTI
3 2 (1.50%) PBX
3 2 (1.50%) VoIP
4 1 (0.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (32.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) RDBMS
2 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.01%) MySQL
3 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (3.01%) PowerCenter
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.50%) DB2
5 1 (0.75%) MS Access
5 1 (0.75%) Essbase
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
General
1 6 (4.51%) Retail
2 5 (3.76%) Back Office
3 4 (3.01%) Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (25.56%) Developer
2 24 (18.05%) Analyst
2 24 (18.05%) Software Developer
2 24 (18.05%) C++ Developer
2 24 (18.05%) C++ Software Developer
3 14 (10.53%) Systems Manager
3 14 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 12 (9.02%) Architect
4 12 (9.02%) Support Manager
5 11 (8.27%) Systems Support Manager
5 11 (8.27%) Account Manager
5 11 (8.27%) Systems Support
6 10 (7.52%) Technical Manager
6 10 (7.52%) Technical Account Manager
6 10 (7.52%) IT Project Manager
7 9 (6.77%) Consultant
8 8 (6.02%) Solutions Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Senior Architect
9 6 (4.51%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.31%) .NET
2 28 (21.05%) XML
3 4 (3.01%) jQuery
3 4 (3.01%) HTML5
3 4 (3.01%) CSS3
3 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.01%) CSS
3 4 (3.01%) Web Services
3 4 (3.01%) HTML
4 2 (1.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.80%) Computer Science
2 24 (18.05%) Smartcard
2 24 (18.05%) Blackberry
2 24 (18.05%) PKI
2 24 (18.05%) Mathematics
3 10 (7.52%) Mainframe
4 8 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.01%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.75%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.75%) VSAM
6 1 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.60%) Windows
2 24 (18.05%) Android
2 24 (18.05%) Apple iOS
2 24 (18.05%) BlackBerry OS
3 12 (9.02%) Linux
3 12 (9.02%) UNIX
4 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.01%) CentOS
5 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.07%) Project Management
2 28 (21.05%) Web Development
3 25 (18.80%) Software Engineering
4 24 (18.05%) Cyber Security
5 20 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (14.29%) ITIL
7 10 (7.52%) PRINCE2
7 10 (7.52%) Service Delivery
7 10 (7.52%) Incident Management
7 10 (7.52%) Financial Analysis
8 9 (6.77%) Business Analysis
8 9 (6.77%) Change Control
8 9 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.02%) TOGAF
9 8 (6.02%) Risk Management
9 8 (6.02%) Quality Management
9 8 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.02%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (6.02%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (5.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.05%) C#
2 26 (19.55%) C++
3 24 (18.05%) Java
4 12 (9.02%) SQL
5 7 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.01%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.26%) Python
7 3 (2.26%) C
8 2 (1.50%) JCL
8 2 (1.50%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.50%) Tcl
8 2 (1.50%) Perl
8 2 (1.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (10.53%) Degree
2 9 (6.77%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) HNC
3 2 (1.50%) HND
3 2 (1.50%) ISEB
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) COBIT
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Windows Intune
2 3 (2.26%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.50%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 53 (39.85%) Oracle
2 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.02%) SAP
4 6 (4.51%) VMware
5 4 (3.01%) IBM
5 4 (3.01%) Informatica
5 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.50%) Northgate
6 2 (1.50%) Planview
7 1 (0.75%) SYSPRO
7 1 (0.75%) Remedy
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco
7 1 (0.75%) HP
7 1 (0.75%) Dell
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix
7 1 (0.75%) Juniper
7 1 (0.75%) Hyperion
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