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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 38 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 30.89% 15.20% 19.07%
As % of the General category 70.37% 35.51% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 31
Average salary £48,750 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,850 £34,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £75,000
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
54 107 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 43.90% 42.80% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33 73 54
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,398 £27,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,100 £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 15 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 14 (25.93%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (25.93%) Retail
3 12 (22.22%) QA
4 11 (20.37%) Software Testing
4 11 (20.37%) HP
4 11 (20.37%) ISEB
5 10 (18.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (14.81%) SQL
6 8 (14.81%) ERP
6 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (12.96%) SLA
7 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (11.11%) Windows
9 5 (9.26%) CRM
9 5 (9.26%) ETL
9 5 (9.26%) Hyperion
9 5 (9.26%) Informatica
9 5 (9.26%) DRM
9 5 (9.26%) Project Management
9 5 (9.26%) HFM
9 5 (9.26%) Essbase

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (9.26%) HFM
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (3.70%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (3.70%) SAP Business One
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (1.85%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
1 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Essbase
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.85%) PeopleTools
2 1 (1.85%) JMeter
General
1 14 (25.93%) Retail
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Consultant
2 11 (20.37%) Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Test Consultant
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle HR Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Oracle Financials Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Team Leader
7 2 (3.70%) Support Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Support Manager
7 2 (3.70%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) SailPoint
2 3 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.85%) HTML5
4 1 (1.85%) CSS3
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) AS400
3 3 (5.56%) iSeries
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Statistics
5 1 (1.85%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.85%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.85%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Software Testing
2 8 (14.81%) ERP
2 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 5 (9.26%) CRM
4 5 (9.26%) ETL
4 5 (9.26%) DRM
4 5 (9.26%) Project Management
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL
5 4 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Cash Management
5 4 (7.41%) People Management
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Line Management
6 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (5.56%) EAM
6 3 (5.56%) Service Management
6 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) VB
2 2 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.85%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) ISEB
2 10 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) PMP
6 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) QA
2 7 (12.96%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) HP
3 5 (9.26%) Hyperion
3 5 (9.26%) Informatica
4 4 (7.41%) SAP
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.70%) Pegasus
5 2 (3.70%) Sage
5 2 (3.70%) AppSense
5 2 (3.70%) NetSuite
5 2 (3.70%) Infor
5 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Epicor
6 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.85%) CODA
Midlands
Consulting Point
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + 70k - 100k OTE
Posted: 6 days ago