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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 32 41 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.00% 15.71% 18.33%
As % of the General category 62.75% 35.04% 56.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 30
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
51 117 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 39.84% 44.83% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 29 83 51
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £72,500
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 29 August 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (22.22%) Retail
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (17.78%) QA
3 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) ERP
3 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (17.78%) SLA
4 7 (15.56%) HP
4 7 (15.56%) ISEB
4 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (13.33%) Windows
6 5 (11.11%) HFM
6 5 (11.11%) Essbase
6 5 (11.11%) CRM
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) ETL
6 5 (11.11%) Hyperion
6 5 (11.11%) Informatica
6 5 (11.11%) DRM
6 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 4 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (8.89%) Cash Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (11.11%) HFM
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (4.44%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (4.44%) SAP Business One
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (2.22%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Essbase
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.22%) PeopleTools
2 1 (2.22%) JMeter
General
1 10 (22.22%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Consultant
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Test Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle HR Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Oracle Financials Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.44%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) jQuery
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.22%) HTML5
3 1 (2.22%) CSS3
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) AS400
2 3 (6.67%) iSeries
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
4 1 (2.22%) Spread Betting
4 1 (2.22%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.22%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) ERP
1 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
3 5 (11.11%) CRM
3 5 (11.11%) DRM
3 5 (11.11%) ETL
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.89%) ITSM
4 4 (8.89%) Service Management
4 4 (8.89%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (8.89%) Cash Management
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) EAM
5 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Practice Management
6 2 (4.44%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) VB
2 2 (4.44%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.22%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) ISEB
2 6 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.22%) PMP
6 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (4.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) HP
3 5 (11.11%) Hyperion
3 5 (11.11%) Informatica
4 4 (8.89%) SAP
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) Pegasus
5 2 (4.44%) Sage
5 2 (4.44%) AppSense
5 2 (4.44%) NetSuite
5 2 (4.44%) Infor
5 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Epicor
6 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.22%) CODA
Midlands
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car+bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Midlands
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday