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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 5 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 55.56% 20.51% 7.41%
As % of the General category 71.43% 61.54% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 4
Average salary £49,500 £60,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £37,500 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
7 13 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 77.78% 33.33% 59.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 27
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the M4 Corridor region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in the M4 Corridor

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Business Development
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
2 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
2 1 (14.29%) P3O
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Legal

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Peoplesoft Functional Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) AppSense
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco