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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 13 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 17 34 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.71% 17.35% 22.97%
As % of the General category 25.76% 50.00% 59.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 22
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £50,000 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £90,000 £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
66 68 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 53.23% 34.69% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 35 55 41
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £47,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 1 April 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 16 (37.21%) Retail
2 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) Project Management
3 12 (27.91%) SAP
3 12 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
4 11 (25.58%) Change Management
4 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (23.26%) Oracle
6 9 (20.93%) Manufacturing
6 9 (20.93%) Banking
6 9 (20.93%) SaaS
7 8 (18.60%) SAP FI
8 7 (16.28%) SAP Certification
8 7 (16.28%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (16.28%) Games
8 7 (16.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (16.28%) SAP CO
8 7 (16.28%) General Ledger
9 5 (11.63%) Windows
9 5 (11.63%) Linux
9 5 (11.63%) ISEB
9 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
9 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
10 4 (9.30%) SQL
10 4 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (9.30%) HP
10 4 (9.30%) Citrix
10 4 (9.30%) SAN

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) SAP FI
2 7 (16.28%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (16.28%) SAP CO
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (2.33%) SAP SD
6 1 (2.33%) SAP MM
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (4.65%) QlikView
3 2 (4.65%) OLAP
4 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) PeopleTools
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (37.21%) Retail
2 9 (20.93%) Manufacturing
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) General Ledger
3 7 (16.28%) Games
4 4 (9.30%) Aerospace
5 3 (6.98%) Retail Banking
6 2 (4.65%) Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) Legal
7 1 (2.33%) Back Office
7 1 (2.33%) Electronics
7 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.33%) Billing
7 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Project Manager
3 7 (16.28%) SAP Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Test Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Support Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Services Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) PeopleSoft Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.65%) QlikView Developer
6 2 (4.65%) QlikView Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) PMI
2 1 (2.33%) DTV
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Project Management
2 12 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (25.58%) Change Management
4 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
4 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) Scrum
5 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.30%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.98%) Network Design
6 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.65%) Time Management
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL
7 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PeopleCode
2 2 (4.65%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) SQR
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) SAP Certification
2 5 (11.63%) ISEB
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.98%) MCSE
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) OCP
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CIMA
5 1 (2.33%) ICAEW
5 1 (2.33%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.98%) XenApp
2 3 (6.98%) XenServer
2 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
2 3 (6.98%) vSphere
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) SAP
3 10 (23.26%) Oracle
4 7 (16.28%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (9.30%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) HP
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix
5 4 (9.30%) NetApp
6 2 (4.65%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) Civica
7 1 (2.33%) TSYS
7 1 (2.33%) LexisNexis
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