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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 14 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 53 76 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 13.25% 13.38% 7.89%
As % of the General category 63.10% 39.18% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 33 68 27
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,550 £26,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
84 194 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.00% 34.15% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 58 173 125
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,925 £25,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Leicester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 45 (33.58%) Windows
2 34 (25.37%) Oracle
3 31 (23.13%) Project Management
4 28 (20.90%) SQL Server
5 26 (19.40%) ITIL
6 24 (17.91%) .NET
6 24 (17.91%) C#
7 23 (17.16%) SQL
7 23 (17.16%) XML
7 23 (17.16%) Retail
8 20 (14.93%) Web Development
8 20 (14.93%) UNIX
9 19 (14.18%) Java
9 19 (14.18%) Software Engineering
10 17 (12.69%) Degree
10 17 (12.69%) Microsoft
10 17 (12.69%) Service Management
10 17 (12.69%) Change Management
11 16 (11.94%) Blackberry
11 16 (11.94%) Smartcard
11 16 (11.94%) C++
11 16 (11.94%) LDAP
11 16 (11.94%) Mathematics
11 16 (11.94%) Computer Science
11 16 (11.94%) PKI
11 16 (11.94%) Android
11 16 (11.94%) Apple iOS
11 16 (11.94%) Cyber Security
11 16 (11.94%) BlackBerry OS
12 15 (11.19%) Service Delivery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 9 (6.72%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.49%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.75%) Lync
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.75%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.75%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.99%) Office 365
2 3 (2.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.94%) LDAP
2 5 (3.73%) Internet
3 4 (2.99%) Wireless
3 4 (2.99%) VoIP
4 3 (2.24%) PBX
5 2 (1.49%) CTI
6 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) Essbase
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (4.48%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.49%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.75%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.75%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.75%) DTS
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (2.24%) Eclipse
1 3 (2.24%) JUnit
1 3 (2.24%) Redmine
2 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Selenium
2 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (17.16%) Retail
2 9 (6.72%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.72%) Banking
3 8 (5.97%) Back Office
4 7 (5.22%) Legal
5 5 (3.73%) Publishing
6 2 (1.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) French Language
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (38.81%) Analyst
2 27 (20.15%) Developer
3 16 (11.94%) C++ Developer
3 16 (11.94%) Software Developer
3 16 (11.94%) Architect
3 16 (11.94%) Project Manager
3 16 (11.94%) C++ Software Developer
4 15 (11.19%) Business Analyst
5 13 (9.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 13 (9.70%) IT Project Manager
5 13 (9.70%) Change Analyst
6 11 (8.21%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.46%) Service Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Applications Support
9 7 (5.22%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (5.22%) Process Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Business Process Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.48%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.91%) .NET
2 23 (17.16%) XML
3 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.22%) CSS
3 7 (5.22%) HTML
3 7 (5.22%) Web Services
4 4 (2.99%) RESTful
4 4 (2.99%) CSS3
4 4 (2.99%) jQuery
5 3 (2.24%) JPA
5 3 (2.24%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (2.24%) JAX-RS
5 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (2.24%) WinForms
5 3 (2.24%) Java SE
5 3 (2.24%) SOAP
5 3 (2.24%) EJB
5 3 (2.24%) J2EE
6 2 (1.49%) Java EE
6 2 (1.49%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Smartcard
1 16 (11.94%) Blackberry
1 16 (11.94%) PKI
1 16 (11.94%) Mathematics
1 16 (11.94%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.99%) VLE
4 3 (2.24%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.49%) User Experience
5 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.75%) AS400
6 1 (0.75%) EFT
6 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.58%) Windows
2 20 (14.93%) UNIX
3 16 (11.94%) Android
3 16 (11.94%) Apple iOS
3 16 (11.94%) BlackBerry OS
4 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.49%) Linux
5 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.13%) Project Management
2 26 (19.40%) ITIL
3 20 (14.93%) Web Development
4 19 (14.18%) Software Engineering
5 17 (12.69%) Service Management
5 17 (12.69%) Change Management
6 16 (11.94%) Cyber Security
7 15 (11.19%) Service Delivery
8 13 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (9.70%) Change Control
9 12 (8.96%) Risk Management
10 8 (5.97%) Information Security
10 8 (5.97%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.48%) Quality Management
11 6 (4.48%) Migration
11 6 (4.48%) TOGAF
11 6 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (4.48%) Security Architecture
12 4 (2.99%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.91%) C#
2 23 (17.16%) SQL
3 19 (14.18%) Java
4 16 (11.94%) C++
5 8 (5.97%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.49%) VB
7 2 (1.49%) VBA
8 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.75%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.75%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.75%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (12.69%) Degree
2 12 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.99%) NVQ Level 3
4 3 (2.24%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.49%) VCP4
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.75%) MCTS
6 1 (0.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (5.97%) SLA
2 8 (5.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) Active Directory
1 7 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 34 (25.37%) Oracle
2 17 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.46%) SAP
4 8 (5.97%) Hyperion
5 7 (5.22%) VMware
6 6 (4.48%) CODA
7 4 (2.99%) Cognos
8 2 (1.49%) Cisco
8 2 (1.49%) Sun
8 2 (1.49%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.49%) Retek
9 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.75%) Remedy
9 1 (0.75%) Informatica
9 1 (0.75%) Avaya
9 1 (0.75%) IBM
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