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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 14.29% 2.78% 5.08%
As % of the General category 66.67% 8.33% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £49,500 £67,500 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +10.20%
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
3 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 21.43% 33.33% 55.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 27
Average salary £49,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 2015, 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 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) P3O
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) AppSense
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Windows

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Peoplesoft Functional Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Commercial Contracts Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) AppSense