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 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 6 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 12.50% 11.11% 7.14%
As % of the General category 22.22% 18.18% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £50,000 £54,750 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.67% +46.97%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
9 11 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 56.25% 61.11% 86.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 31
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,400 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 23 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification