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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 21 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Finance 64 43 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.41% 5.70% 10.40%
As % of the General category 36.99% 24.43% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 53 32 81
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,250 £67,500
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
173 176 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 28.13% 23.31% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 159 133 212
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 30 April 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Oxford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 62 (37.35%) Degree
2 45 (27.11%) C++
3 43 (25.90%) Python
4 37 (22.29%) Banking
5 36 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (20.48%) Telecoms
7 33 (19.88%) C#
8 31 (18.67%) Hedge funds
9 30 (18.07%) Algorithms
10 26 (15.66%) JavaScript
11 24 (14.46%) HTML
11 24 (14.46%) SQL Server
12 23 (13.86%) CSS
12 23 (13.86%) Machine Learning
13 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
13 22 (13.25%) Computer Science
14 21 (12.65%) Algorithmic Trading
14 21 (12.65%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (12.65%) Oracle
15 20 (12.05%) Java
16 19 (11.45%) SQL
16 19 (11.45%) Project Management
17 18 (10.84%) .NET
18 16 (9.64%) Linux
19 15 (9.04%) Windows
19 15 (9.04%) Marketing
19 15 (9.04%) Oracle BI EE
20 14 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
20 14 (8.43%) Data Analysis
20 14 (8.43%) MS Excel

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (6.02%) CMS
2 7 (4.22%) IIS
2 7 (4.22%) Kentico
3 3 (1.81%) Node.js
4 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.20%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.41%) MS Project
3 2 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.20%) InDesign
3 2 (1.20%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.81%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.81%) SaaS
4 2 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.60%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.60%) IaaS
5 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) Intranet
1 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.04%) Oracle BI EE
3 10 (6.02%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.42%) Big Data
4 9 (5.42%) MySQL
4 9 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.82%) Essbase
5 8 (4.82%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.22%) Data Mining
7 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.41%) KDB
8 4 (2.41%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.20%) Hyperion Smart View
10 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.02%) JIRA
2 8 (4.82%) Subversion
3 6 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.01%) Maven
5 3 (1.81%) TestComplete
6 2 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.20%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.20%) Grunt
6 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.20%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.60%) Bower
7 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.60%) NUnit
7 1 (0.60%) Selenium
7 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (22.29%) Banking
2 34 (20.48%) Telecoms
3 15 (9.04%) Marketing
4 3 (1.81%) Back Office
4 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.20%) Advertising
5 2 (1.20%) Electronics
5 2 (1.20%) Front Office
5 2 (1.20%) Publishing
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (39.16%) Developer
2 19 (11.45%) Analyst
3 18 (10.84%) C# Developer
3 18 (10.84%) C++ Developer
4 17 (10.24%) Architect
5 13 (7.83%) OBIEE Developer
6 12 (7.23%) Linux Developer
6 12 (7.23%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.42%) Data Analyst
7 9 (5.42%) Fund Data Analyst
7 9 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.82%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Graduate
8 8 (4.82%) Healthcare Manager
8 8 (4.82%) Healthcare Project Manager
8 8 (4.82%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Graduate C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.46%) HTML
2 23 (13.86%) CSS
3 18 (10.84%) .NET
4 12 (7.23%) ASP.NET
5 11 (6.63%) AngularJS
6 9 (5.42%) HTML5
6 9 (5.42%) Natural Language Processing
6 9 (5.42%) WPF
7 6 (3.61%) CSS3
7 6 (3.61%) Pandas
7 6 (3.61%) SciPy
7 6 (3.61%) Web Services
8 5 (3.01%) Esper
8 5 (3.01%) jQuery
8 5 (3.01%) NumPy
8 5 (3.01%) Pyramid
9 4 (2.41%) Akka
9 4 (2.41%) REST
9 4 (2.41%) XML
10 3 (1.81%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.67%) Hedge funds
2 30 (18.07%) Algorithms
3 22 (13.25%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.63%) User Experience
5 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.01%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.01%) Physics
5 5 (3.01%) Statistics
6 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.81%) Biology
7 3 (1.81%) Biometrics
7 3 (1.81%) Clustering
7 3 (1.81%) PMI
7 3 (1.81%) Social Network
7 3 (1.81%) Xbox
8 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.20%) Derivative
8 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.20%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.64%) Linux
2 15 (9.04%) Windows
3 11 (6.63%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.41%) Android
4 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (13.86%) Machine Learning
3 21 (12.65%) Algorithmic Trading
3 21 (12.65%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (11.45%) Project Management
5 14 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (8.43%) Data Analysis
6 13 (7.83%) Open Source
6 13 (7.83%) Signal Processing
7 12 (7.23%) OO
8 11 (6.63%) ETL
9 10 (6.02%) Analytics
9 10 (6.02%) Front End Development
9 10 (6.02%) Project Planning
9 10 (6.02%) Web Design
10 9 (5.42%) SDLC
11 8 (4.82%) Change Control
11 8 (4.82%) CRM
11 8 (4.82%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (4.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (27.11%) C++
2 43 (25.90%) Python
3 33 (19.88%) C#
4 26 (15.66%) JavaScript
5 20 (12.05%) Java
6 19 (11.45%) SQL
7 14 (8.43%) C
8 13 (7.83%) MATLAB
9 5 (3.01%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.41%) PHP
10 4 (2.41%) Scala
11 3 (1.81%) COBOL
12 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.20%) Ruby
13 1 (0.60%) Clojure
13 1 (0.60%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.60%) R
13 1 (0.60%) VB
13 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (37.35%) Degree
2 10 (6.02%) PhD
3 4 (2.41%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.41%) PMP
4 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CISA
6 1 (0.60%) CITP
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) SLA
3 2 (1.20%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.65%) Oracle
3 8 (4.82%) Hyperion
4 7 (4.22%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.22%) SAP
5 6 (3.61%) Informatica
6 4 (2.41%) Siemens
7 2 (1.20%) Adobe
7 2 (1.20%) Marketo
7 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.20%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.60%) Citrix
8 1 (0.60%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.60%) Google
8 1 (0.60%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.60%) Solace
8 1 (0.60%) StreamBase
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