The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 23 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 66 108 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.05% 11.20% 14.39%
As % of the General category 28.09% 38.43% 42.54%
Number of salaries quoted 61 95 103
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Oxfordshire

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

General Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
235 281 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 32.24% 29.15% 33.84%
Number of salaries quoted 181 237 229
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Finance
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Finance Salary Trend in Oxford

Finance
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Oxford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 45 (31.91%) C#
2 42 (29.79%) Project Management
3 41 (29.08%) Degree
4 37 (26.24%) .NET
5 36 (25.53%) SQL
6 32 (22.70%) JavaScript
6 32 (22.70%) HTML
6 32 (22.70%) ASP.NET
7 26 (18.44%) C++
7 26 (18.44%) Software Engineering
8 25 (17.73%) SQL Server
8 25 (17.73%) XML
9 24 (17.02%) CSS
9 24 (17.02%) Web Services
9 24 (17.02%) Computer Science
10 23 (16.31%) Mathematics
10 23 (16.31%) Java
10 23 (16.31%) Microsoft
11 22 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (12.77%) Delphi
13 17 (12.06%) Oracle
13 17 (12.06%) IIS
13 17 (12.06%) PRINCE2
13 17 (12.06%) ERP
13 17 (12.06%) Physics
13 17 (12.06%) jQuery
14 13 (9.22%) OO
15 12 (8.51%) Banking
15 12 (8.51%) SAP
15 12 (8.51%) Risk Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 17 (12.06%) IIS
2 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.13%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.71%) FormScape
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.26%) MS Project
3 5 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) SAP GRC
1 6 (4.26%) MFGPRO
2 4 (2.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.84%) SAP HR
3 3 (2.13%) SAP SD
3 3 (2.13%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.13%) SAP LE
3 3 (2.13%) SAP SCM
3 3 (2.13%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 2 (1.42%) HFM
4 2 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.42%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.26%) SAP BW
4 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.42%) Hyperion Smart View
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.42%) OLAP
6 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.71%) JMeter
2 1 (0.71%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.71%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.71%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (0.71%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (8.51%) Banking
2 9 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.67%) Retail
4 7 (4.96%) Publishing
4 7 (4.96%) Marketing
5 5 (3.55%) Local Government
6 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.42%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.42%) Legal
7 2 (1.42%) Games
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Automotive
8 1 (0.71%) Front Office
8 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (34.75%) Developer
2 34 (24.11%) Analyst
3 22 (15.60%) Software Developer
4 15 (10.64%) Project Manager
5 14 (9.93%) Senior Manager
5 14 (9.93%) Software Engineer
6 13 (9.22%) Senior Project Manager
7 12 (8.51%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.09%) C# Developer
8 10 (7.09%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (7.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 9 (6.38%) .NET Developer
10 8 (5.67%) Junior
11 7 (4.96%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.96%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (4.96%) Consultant
11 7 (4.96%) Graduate
11 7 (4.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.96%) Project Director
11 7 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.24%) .NET
2 32 (22.70%) HTML
2 32 (22.70%) ASP.NET
3 25 (17.73%) XML
4 24 (17.02%) CSS
4 24 (17.02%) Web Services
5 17 (12.06%) jQuery
6 12 (8.51%) HTML5
7 11 (7.80%) CSS3
7 11 (7.80%) ADO.NET
8 8 (5.67%) WCF
9 3 (2.13%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.42%) Ajax
10 2 (1.42%) COM
11 1 (0.71%) Middleware
11 1 (0.71%) ActiveX
11 1 (0.71%) UDDI
11 1 (0.71%) WSDL
11 1 (0.71%) ODBC
11 1 (0.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 23 (16.31%) Mathematics
3 17 (12.06%) Physics
4 7 (4.96%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.55%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.55%) Equities
5 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.55%) Derivative
5 5 (3.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (2.84%) Statistics
7 2 (1.42%) Open Source
7 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) GIS
8 1 (0.71%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.42%) CentOS
2 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
2 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.42%) Windows
2 2 (1.42%) Debian
2 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.79%) Project Management
2 26 (18.44%) Software Engineering
3 22 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (12.06%) PRINCE2
4 17 (12.06%) ERP
5 13 (9.22%) OO
6 12 (8.51%) Risk Management
7 10 (7.09%) TDD
8 9 (6.38%) Waterfall
9 7 (4.96%) PRINCE
9 7 (4.96%) Change Management
9 7 (4.96%) CRM
9 7 (4.96%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.26%) Product Management
10 6 (4.26%) SAP Security
10 6 (4.26%) Release Management
10 6 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.26%) EAM
11 5 (3.55%) Validation
11 5 (3.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.91%) C#
2 36 (25.53%) SQL
3 32 (22.70%) JavaScript
4 26 (18.44%) C++
5 23 (16.31%) Java
6 18 (12.77%) Delphi
7 11 (7.80%) VBA
8 5 (3.55%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.55%) Python
9 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.42%) PHP
10 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.71%) VB
11 1 (0.71%) C
11 1 (0.71%) X++
11 1 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (29.08%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.42%) OSCP
4 2 (1.42%) OSCE
4 2 (1.42%) CEH
4 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) PhD
5 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.06%) Oracle
3 12 (8.51%) SAP
4 9 (6.38%) Sybase
5 6 (4.26%) QAD
6 2 (1.42%) Sage
6 2 (1.42%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.71%) Siebel
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.71%) HP
7 1 (0.71%) Citrix
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