The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 18 3
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Finance 24 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 20.51% 13.39% 35.35%
As % of the General category 82.76% 40.54% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 28
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

General Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
29 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 24.79% 33.04% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 38
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -24.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Finance
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Finance Salary Trend in Maidstone

Finance
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
3 14 (35.90%) .NET
4 12 (30.77%) Project Management
4 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (20.51%) XML
6 8 (20.51%) Line Management
7 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
8 6 (15.38%) C#
8 6 (15.38%) Java
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.38%) Analytics
8 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
9 5 (12.82%) Supplier Management
9 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
9 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
10 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.26%) MySQL
10 4 (10.26%) IIS
10 4 (10.26%) HTML
10 4 (10.26%) Windows
10 4 (10.26%) Linux
10 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
10 4 (10.26%) CSS
10 4 (10.26%) VoIP
10 4 (10.26%) VMware
10 4 (10.26%) NetBeans
10 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 4 (10.26%) IIS
1 4 (10.26%) GlassFish
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) SAS
3 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) VoIP
1 4 (10.26%) SAN
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) DHCP
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
3 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) NetBeans
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.26%) Bitbucket
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior VB.NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Junior
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) XML
3 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
4 4 (10.26%) jQuery
4 4 (10.26%) Web Services
4 4 (10.26%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) CSS
5 3 (7.69%) SOAP
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.13%) COM+
6 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.56%) ADO
7 1 (2.56%) REST
7 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.56%) Spring
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.56%) JSON
7 1 (2.56%) Dojo
7 1 (2.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Fat Client
2 4 (10.26%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.69%) Data Extraction
4 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Project Management
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.51%) Line Management
4 6 (15.38%) Analytics
4 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) Supplier Management
6 3 (7.69%) UML
6 3 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.56%) Database Marketing
8 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
3 6 (15.38%) C#
3 6 (15.38%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
6 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) JNCIS
2 2 (5.13%) JNCIP
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) CCSE
3 1 (2.56%) CISMP
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Aruba
4 2 (5.13%) F5
4 2 (5.13%) Juniper
4 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Zend
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com