The 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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 14 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 58 36 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 13.91% 10.03% 9.61%
As % of the General category 45.31% 31.58% 35.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 25
Average salary £48,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £30,000 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Bedfordshire

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

General Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
128 114 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 30.70% 31.75% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 86 88 86
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Luton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.13%) Telecoms
3 34 (26.77%) Project Management
4 31 (24.41%) PRINCE2
4 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
5 29 (22.83%) MS Excel
6 25 (19.69%) IIS
6 25 (19.69%) Web Services
7 22 (17.32%) SQL Server
8 21 (16.54%) .NET
9 20 (15.75%) C#
10 19 (14.96%) Windows
11 18 (14.17%) SLA
11 18 (14.17%) Waterfall
12 17 (13.39%) Back Office
12 17 (13.39%) Change Management
12 17 (13.39%) Programme Management
12 17 (13.39%) Banking
13 16 (12.60%) Scrum
13 16 (12.60%) E-Commerce
13 16 (12.60%) SQL
13 16 (12.60%) Requirements Analysis
14 15 (11.81%) Oracle
14 15 (11.81%) Java
14 15 (11.81%) Retail
15 14 (11.02%) COM
15 14 (11.02%) Active Directory
15 14 (11.02%) DHCP
15 14 (11.02%) FTP
15 14 (11.02%) DNS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 25 (19.69%) IIS
2 9 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.09%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (6.30%) Confluence
4 4 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.36%) CMS
5 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.79%) SAS
6 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 29 (22.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.87%) MS Office
3 6 (4.72%) MS Project
4 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.51%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (5.51%) SAP CO
1 7 (5.51%) SAP FI
2 6 (4.72%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (3.94%) Cognos Planning
4 3 (2.36%) Agresso
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.79%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.02%) DHCP
1 14 (11.02%) FTP
1 14 (11.02%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.36%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.79%) Essbase
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) PowerBuilder
1 8 (6.30%) JIRA
2 4 (3.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (29.13%) Telecoms
2 17 (13.39%) Banking
2 17 (13.39%) Back Office
3 15 (11.81%) Retail
4 12 (9.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (24.41%) Project Manager
1 31 (24.41%) Analyst
2 22 (17.32%) Developer
3 19 (14.96%) Business Analyst
4 14 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (11.02%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (11.02%) Web Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.30%) Applications Support
6 8 (6.30%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (4.72%) Cognos Developer
7 6 (4.72%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.72%) Senior Architect
7 6 (4.72%) TM1 Developer
7 6 (4.72%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.72%) Architect
7 6 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.69%) Web Services
2 21 (16.54%) .NET
3 14 (11.02%) COM
4 12 (9.45%) ASP.NET
5 11 (8.66%) HTML
5 11 (8.66%) XML
6 8 (6.30%) Classic ASP
6 8 (6.30%) CSS
7 4 (3.15%) WCF
8 3 (2.36%) HTML5
8 3 (2.36%) JSP
8 3 (2.36%) JSTL
8 3 (2.36%) Dojo
8 3 (2.36%) XSD
8 3 (2.36%) XSLT
8 3 (2.36%) XHTML
9 2 (1.57%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) User Experience
2 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.96%) Windows
2 3 (2.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.77%) Project Management
3 31 (24.41%) PRINCE2
4 18 (14.17%) Waterfall
5 17 (13.39%) Change Management
5 17 (13.39%) Programme Management
6 16 (12.60%) Requirements Analysis
6 16 (12.60%) Scrum
6 16 (12.60%) E-Commerce
7 14 (11.02%) Database Security
7 14 (11.02%) DevOps
7 14 (11.02%) Network Load Balancing
8 11 (8.66%) Business Transformation
9 10 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (7.87%) Risk Management
9 10 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.09%) Service Delivery
10 9 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.30%) Project Planning
11 8 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.75%) C#
2 16 (12.60%) SQL
3 15 (11.81%) Java
4 14 (11.02%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.30%) PL/SQL
5 8 (6.30%) VB
6 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.79%) C++
7 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.79%) VBA
7 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (7.09%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.17%) SLA
2 11 (8.66%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (11.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (11.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.81%) Oracle
3 12 (9.45%) SAP
4 8 (6.30%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.72%) Cognos
5 6 (4.72%) IBM
6 3 (2.36%) hybris
7 2 (1.57%) Lumesse
7 2 (1.57%) Civica
8 1 (0.79%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.79%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
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