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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 47 31 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.15% 22.63% 16.39%
As % of the General category 51.09% 50.00% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 46 24 38
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £64,250 £73,250
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
92 62 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 45.32% 45.26% 43.14%
Number of salaries quoted 70 37 94
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £72,500 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 August 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 26 (34.21%) SAP
2 25 (32.89%) Project Management
3 20 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 18 (23.68%) PRINCE2
5 17 (22.37%) Degree
6 16 (21.05%) Business Analysis
7 15 (19.74%) Retail
8 14 (18.42%) Programme Management
8 14 (18.42%) Change Management
9 13 (17.11%) Manufacturing
9 13 (17.11%) MS Project
10 12 (15.79%) PMI Certification
10 12 (15.79%) SAP MM
10 12 (15.79%) Banking
11 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
11 11 (14.47%) Retail Banking
11 11 (14.47%) SDLC
12 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (11.84%) MS Office
13 9 (11.84%) MS Visio
13 9 (11.84%) Project Planning
13 9 (11.84%) Logistics
14 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
14 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
14 8 (10.53%) Oracle
14 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (9.21%) Verint
15 7 (9.21%) PMBOK

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.11%) MS Project
3 9 (11.84%) MS Office
3 9 (11.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (15.79%) SAP MM
2 7 (9.21%) Primavera
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (7.89%) SAP PP
3 6 (7.89%) SAP SD
4 3 (3.95%) SAP WM
4 3 (3.95%) SAP MDM
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (2.63%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (2.63%) Aareon QL
5 2 (2.63%) OPENHousing
5 2 (2.63%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (2.63%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (2.63%) Academy Housing
5 2 (2.63%) arcHouse
5 2 (2.63%) Agresso
5 2 (2.63%) Lawson
5 2 (2.63%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) PBX
1 7 (9.21%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.95%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (2.63%) OLAP
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (19.74%) Retail
2 13 (17.11%) Manufacturing
3 12 (15.79%) Banking
4 11 (14.47%) Retail Banking
5 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.95%) Legal
6 3 (3.95%) Billing
6 3 (3.95%) Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) Interactive Media
7 1 (1.32%) Electronics
7 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Project Manager
2 11 (14.47%) Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Consultant
4 6 (7.89%) Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.58%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (3.95%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (3.95%) SAP Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Support Consultant
7 2 (2.63%) Data Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Test Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Programme Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Account Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (2.63%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) HTML
1 6 (7.89%) .NET
2 5 (6.58%) jQuery
2 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.58%) CSS
2 5 (6.58%) Web Services
2 5 (6.58%) XML
2 5 (6.58%) CSS3
3 2 (2.63%) J2EE
4 1 (1.32%) HTML5
4 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) IVR
3 5 (6.58%) PMI
3 5 (6.58%) Graphic Design
3 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.26%) User Experience
5 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Project Management
2 18 (23.68%) PRINCE2
3 16 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 14 (18.42%) Programme Management
4 14 (18.42%) Change Management
5 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
5 11 (14.47%) SDLC
6 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.84%) Project Planning
7 9 (11.84%) Logistics
8 7 (9.21%) Process Management
9 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.58%) MVC
10 5 (6.58%) ERP
10 5 (6.58%) Web Development
10 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.26%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.58%) C#
3 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Degree
2 12 (15.79%) PMI Certification
3 7 (9.21%) PMP
4 5 (6.58%) AAT
4 5 (6.58%) CIMA
5 3 (3.95%) ICAEW
6 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.63%) ISEB
6 2 (2.63%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) PMBOK
2 3 (3.95%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) P3O
3 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) SAP ITS
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) SAP
2 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle
4 7 (9.21%) Cisco
4 7 (9.21%) Avaya
4 7 (9.21%) Genesys
4 7 (9.21%) Verint
5 5 (6.58%) Civica
6 3 (3.95%) LexisNexis
6 3 (3.95%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.63%) Sage
7 2 (2.63%) Northgate
7 2 (2.63%) Aareon
7 2 (2.63%) Kypera
7 2 (2.63%) Capita
7 2 (2.63%) Orchard
7 2 (2.63%) Infor
7 2 (2.63%) Epicor
7 2 (2.63%) Pegasus
7 2 (2.63%) CODA
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