The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 12 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 56 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 12.99% 9.01% 6.94%
As % of the General category 34.36% 29.20% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 54 36 25
Average salary £45,000 £51,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +72.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
General Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
163 137 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 37.82% 30.86% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 146 92 117
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £24,750 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Finance
Bedfordshire

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Finance
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Finance Salary Trend in Luton

Finance
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Luton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Luton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 29 (29.90%) SQL
1 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 28 (28.87%) SQL Server
3 27 (27.84%) Project Management
4 25 (25.77%) MS Excel
5 23 (23.71%) .NET
6 22 (22.68%) PRINCE2
7 18 (18.56%) ASP.NET
8 16 (16.49%) Web Services
8 16 (16.49%) Degree
9 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (15.46%) C#
9 15 (15.46%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (15.46%) Telecoms
10 14 (14.43%) T-SQL
10 14 (14.43%) OLAP
10 14 (14.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (12.37%) Service Delivery
11 12 (12.37%) SOA
11 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (11.34%) Java
13 10 (10.31%) Oracle
13 10 (10.31%) SAP
13 10 (10.31%) Validation
13 10 (10.31%) Retail
14 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (9.28%) ETL
15 8 (8.25%) Oracle Financials
15 8 (8.25%) PeopleSoft

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 8 (8.25%) IIS
2 7 (7.22%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.19%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.09%) CMS
5 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (25.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.06%) MS Project
4 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (8.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (8.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.03%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) LAN
1 3 (3.09%) WAN
2 2 (2.06%) Wireless
2 2 (2.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.03%) Network Security
3 1 (1.03%) NAS
3 1 (1.03%) Wireless Security
3 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.03%) FWSM
3 1 (1.03%) Intranet
3 1 (1.03%) OSPF
3 1 (1.03%) BGP
3 1 (1.03%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.03%) SAN
3 1 (1.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) DHCP
3 1 (1.03%) FTP
3 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.87%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (15.46%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (14.43%) OLAP
3 14 (14.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (8.25%) Oracle OLAP
5 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.09%) InterBase
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.03%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (15.46%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.31%) Retail
3 4 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Avionics
4 1 (1.03%) Local Government
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.03%) Automotive
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Analyst
2 17 (17.53%) Project Manager
3 14 (14.43%) Architect
3 14 (14.43%) Developer
4 13 (13.40%) Data Analyst
5 12 (12.37%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (9.28%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.22%) Senior Architect
7 7 (7.22%) Consultant
8 6 (6.19%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Data Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) Financial Business Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.09%) BizTalk Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.06%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.71%) .NET
2 18 (18.56%) ASP.NET
3 16 (16.49%) Web Services
4 7 (7.22%) WCF
4 7 (7.22%) XML
5 5 (5.15%) J2EE
6 4 (4.12%) Middleware
7 3 (3.09%) JSTL
7 3 (3.09%) Dojo
7 3 (3.09%) HTML5
7 3 (3.09%) XSD
7 3 (3.09%) XSLT
7 3 (3.09%) JSP
7 3 (3.09%) HTML
7 3 (3.09%) XHTML
8 2 (2.06%) COM
8 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) N-Tier
1 4 (4.12%) PMI
1 4 (4.12%) Open Source
2 3 (3.09%) FMCG
2 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) Project Management
2 22 (22.68%) PRINCE2
3 12 (12.37%) Service Delivery
3 12 (12.37%) SOA
3 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (10.31%) Validation
5 9 (9.28%) ETL
6 8 (8.25%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.25%) Programme Management
7 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (7.22%) UML
8 6 (6.19%) ITIL
8 6 (6.19%) Workflow
8 6 (6.19%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.15%) Demand Management
10 4 (4.12%) DSDM
10 4 (4.12%) Master Data Management
10 4 (4.12%) Data Management
10 4 (4.12%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.90%) SQL
2 15 (15.46%) C#
3 14 (14.43%) T-SQL
4 11 (11.34%) Java
5 7 (7.22%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.12%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.09%) Delphi
8 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.06%) CCIE
4 2 (2.06%) CCNP
4 2 (2.06%) CCNA
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.03%) PMP
5 1 (1.03%) CCVP
5 1 (1.03%) CCDA
5 1 (1.03%) CCDP
5 1 (1.03%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) P3O
1 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Xen
1 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.31%) Oracle
2 10 (10.31%) SAP
3 8 (8.25%) PeopleSoft
3 8 (8.25%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.09%) hybris
4 3 (3.09%) Cisco
5 2 (2.06%) Civica
6 1 (1.03%) F5
6 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.03%) Sybase
Luton
Volt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton, London, South East, UK
easyJet
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 11 days ago