The first 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 30 July 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 M4 Corridor region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 14.29% 18.75% 15.00%
As % of the General category 33.33% 30.00% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 9
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3 10 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 42.86% 62.50% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 21
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
South East

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 22 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
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%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
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%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco