The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank - 1 10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 0 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 50.00% 17.50%
As % of the General category - 71.43% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 5
Average salary - £49,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
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 M4 Corridor region.

General Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 50.00% 70.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Average salary £100,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Finance
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the M4 Corridor region.

Finance Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 9 (50.00%) .NET
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) Legal
2 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 5 (27.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (27.78%) XML
2 5 (27.78%) UML
2 5 (27.78%) CCA
2 5 (27.78%) SAP BW
2 5 (27.78%) SAP FI
2 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) SAP CO
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 5 (27.78%) JSON
2 5 (27.78%) SAP BPC
2 5 (27.78%) Software Architecture
2 5 (27.78%) BDD
2 5 (27.78%) REST
2 5 (27.78%) SAP HANA
2 5 (27.78%) AIFMD
2 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
2 5 (27.78%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (22.22%) People Management
3 4 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SAP BPC
1 5 (27.78%) SAP CO
1 5 (27.78%) SAP FI
1 5 (27.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) SAP BW
2 5 (27.78%) SAP HANA
3 4 (22.22%) QlikView
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (27.78%) Legal
1 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) SAP Architect
3 5 (27.78%) SAP CO Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) SAP FI Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) SAP Retail Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Software Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Business Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) E-Business Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
1 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) JSON
2 5 (27.78%) REST
2 5 (27.78%) SAP Fiori
2 5 (27.78%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) Ajax
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) BDD
1 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
1 5 (27.78%) Software Architecture
1 5 (27.78%) TDD
1 5 (27.78%) UML
2 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (22.22%) E-business
2 4 (22.22%) People Management
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Planview