The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 36 45 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 31.86% 23.20% 18.66%
As % of the General category 52.17% 56.96% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 40
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Finance
England

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

General Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
69 79 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 61.06% 40.72% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 48 55 86
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Finance
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Finance Salary Trend in the Midlands

Finance
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 21 (30.88%) Retail
2 19 (27.94%) Software Testing
2 19 (27.94%) QA
2 19 (27.94%) ISEB
3 18 (26.47%) Oracle
3 18 (26.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (22.06%) HP
5 13 (19.12%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (16.18%) Windows
7 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.71%) Banking
8 9 (13.24%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (11.76%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (11.76%) Oracle Receivables
9 8 (11.76%) Scrum
9 8 (11.76%) Aerospace
9 8 (11.76%) Project Management
10 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
10 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (10.29%) ERP
10 7 (10.29%) Oracle Assets
10 7 (10.29%) Oracle General Ledger
11 6 (8.82%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (8.82%) Test Planning
12 5 (7.35%) DRM
12 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (7.35%) Essbase
12 5 (7.35%) ETL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Project
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (10.29%) Oracle Assets
4 7 (10.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (7.35%) HFM
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 1 (1.47%) Agresso
10 1 (1.47%) SAP SD
10 1 (1.47%) SAP FI
10 1 (1.47%) SAP PP
10 1 (1.47%) SAP WM
10 1 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (1.47%) SAP CO
10 1 (1.47%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) SAN
2 3 (4.41%) Firewall
3 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.47%) NAS
4 1 (1.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Essbase
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.47%) QlikView
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) PeopleTools
2 2 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 21 (30.88%) Retail
2 10 (14.71%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.41%) Back Office
5 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) Front Office
6 1 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Consultant
2 18 (26.47%) Test Consultant
3 13 (19.12%) Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) PeopleSoft Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Support Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) SailPoint
2 2 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.47%) CSS
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) XML
3 1 (1.47%) jQuery
3 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.47%) HTML5
3 1 (1.47%) CSS3
3 1 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) AS400
3 3 (4.41%) iSeries
4 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.47%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
4 1 (1.47%) Statistics
4 1 (1.47%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) UNIX
4 2 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Software Testing
2 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.76%) Scrum
3 8 (11.76%) Project Management
4 7 (10.29%) ERP
4 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.82%) Test Planning
6 5 (7.35%) ETL
6 5 (7.35%) DRM
6 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.88%) People Management
7 4 (5.88%) Cash Management
8 3 (4.41%) Line Management
8 3 (4.41%) Service Management
8 3 (4.41%) ITIL
8 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.41%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) PeopleCode
3 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.47%) SQR
4 1 (1.47%) VB
4 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) ISEB
2 18 (26.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.41%) MCSE
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.94%) PMP
4 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.47%) Degree
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) OCP
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.94%) QA
2 5 (7.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.88%) XenApp
2 3 (4.41%) XenServer
2 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.41%) vSphere
2 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Oracle
2 15 (22.06%) HP
3 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.35%) Citrix
4 5 (7.35%) Hyperion
4 5 (7.35%) Informatica
5 4 (5.88%) NetApp
5 4 (5.88%) SAP
5 4 (5.88%) VMware
6 3 (4.41%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (4.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) Dell
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.47%) CODA
7 1 (1.47%) Sage
7 1 (1.47%) Epicor
7 1 (1.47%) AppSense
7 1 (1.47%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.47%) Infor
Midlands
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Midlands
Vanty International
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Networkers Plc
Salary: Up to UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 24 days ago
Midlands and South East, United Kingdom
Ciber
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago