The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 416 413 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 17.47% 17.69% 17.22%
As % of the General category 38.70% 43.16% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 324 285 229
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Finance
Berkshire

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

General Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1075 957 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 45.15% 40.99% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 600 612 618
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Finance
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Finance Salary Trend in Reading

Finance
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 325 (34.76%) Telecoms
2 192 (20.53%) Project Management
3 189 (20.21%) Banking
4 149 (15.94%) Degree
5 145 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (13.58%) SQL
7 104 (11.12%) Microsoft
8 103 (11.02%) Retail
8 103 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
9 99 (10.59%) ITIL
10 96 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 93 (9.95%) Windows
12 92 (9.84%) ISEB
13 86 (9.20%) SAP
14 84 (8.98%) Java
14 84 (8.98%) Scrum
15 83 (8.88%) CRM
16 80 (8.56%) PRINCE2
16 80 (8.56%) Security Cleared
17 79 (8.45%) Mentoring
17 79 (8.45%) HTML
18 75 (8.02%) SC Cleared
19 72 (7.70%) Business Intelligence
20 70 (7.49%) JavaScript
20 70 (7.49%) Business Analysis
21 68 (7.27%) Oracle
22 67 (7.17%) CSS
22 67 (7.17%) MS Excel
23 66 (7.06%) Marketing
24 64 (6.84%) QA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 38 (4.06%) Tomcat
2 29 (3.10%) Apache
2 29 (3.10%) Apache Solr
3 25 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.39%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (0.64%) JBoss
7 5 (0.53%) Drupal
8 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (0.43%) SAS
8 4 (0.43%) Lync
9 3 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.32%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.32%) CMS
10 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 67 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 47 (5.03%) MS Office
3 15 (1.60%) MS Project
3 15 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.21%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 33 (3.53%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 25 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
4 11 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (0.96%) SAP CO
5 9 (0.96%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.75%) Agresso
8 6 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.64%) SAP FSCM
8 6 (0.64%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.53%) JDE OneWorld
10 4 (0.43%) SAP R/3
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.43%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.43%) SAP FI-GL
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.89%) SaaS
2 18 (1.93%) Office 365
3 14 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.21%) IaaS
4 2 (0.21%) PaaS
4 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.10%) HTTP
2 27 (2.89%) Wireless
3 23 (2.46%) Firewall
4 19 (2.03%) Internet
5 11 (1.18%) LAN
5 11 (1.18%) WAN
6 8 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.86%) MVNO
7 7 (0.75%) VoIP
7 7 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (0.53%) Network Security
8 5 (0.53%) DNS
9 4 (0.43%) DMZ
9 4 (0.43%) VPN
9 4 (0.43%) IKE
9 4 (0.43%) PBX
10 3 (0.32%) DHCP
10 3 (0.32%) Wireless Security
10 3 (0.32%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (3.74%) MySQL
4 20 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (1.39%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.18%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.96%) QlikView
13 8 (0.86%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.53%) OLAP
15 4 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.43%) EDRMS
15 4 (0.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (4.71%) Selenium
2 38 (4.06%) Git (software)
3 29 (3.10%) Mockito
4 20 (2.14%) QuickTest Pro
5 14 (1.50%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.28%) Subversion
6 12 (1.28%) Maven
7 11 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
7 11 (1.18%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.96%) WebDriver
9 6 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.64%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.53%) NUnit
11 4 (0.43%) JIRA
12 3 (0.32%) ERwin
12 3 (0.32%) JUnit
12 3 (0.32%) Trac
13 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.21%) Ant
13 2 (0.21%) LoadRunner
General
1 325 (34.76%) Telecoms
2 189 (20.21%) Banking
3 103 (11.02%) Retail
4 66 (7.06%) Marketing
5 52 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 36 (3.85%) Legal
7 33 (3.53%) Billing
8 30 (3.21%) Aerospace
9 25 (2.67%) Electronics
10 23 (2.46%) Advertising
11 17 (1.82%) General Ledger
12 13 (1.39%) German Language
13 11 (1.18%) Back Office
14 7 (0.75%) Automotive
14 7 (0.75%) Games
15 5 (0.53%) Dutch Language
16 4 (0.43%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.21%) Military
17 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 187 (20.00%) Analyst
2 186 (19.89%) Consultant
3 114 (12.19%) Project Manager
4 91 (9.73%) Architect
5 77 (8.24%) Developer
6 74 (7.91%) Business Analyst
7 68 (7.27%) Test Analyst
8 44 (4.71%) Test Manager
8 44 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
9 38 (4.06%) Senior Analyst
10 33 (3.53%) Desktop Support
10 33 (3.53%) JDE Consultant
11 32 (3.42%) Java Developer
12 31 (3.32%) Senior Consultant
13 29 (3.10%) Java Consultant
14 28 (2.99%) Support Engineer
15 27 (2.89%) Senior Manager
16 24 (2.57%) Test Consultant
17 23 (2.46%) Account Manager
17 23 (2.46%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (8.45%) HTML
2 67 (7.17%) CSS
3 62 (6.63%) jQuery
4 55 (5.88%) XML
5 49 (5.24%) Web Services
6 47 (5.03%) J2EE
7 44 (4.71%) JSP
8 43 (4.60%) Spring
9 38 (4.06%) .NET
10 34 (3.64%) XHTML
10 34 (3.64%) Java EE
11 31 (3.32%) XSLT
12 28 (2.99%) ASP.NET
13 20 (2.14%) Ajax
13 20 (2.14%) WCF
14 12 (1.28%) WF
14 12 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (1.28%) HTML5
15 10 (1.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (1.07%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 103 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (5.67%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.21%) iPad
4 29 (3.10%) Social Media
4 29 (3.10%) Client/Server
5 26 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.14%) DTV
7 16 (1.71%) Blackberry
8 14 (1.50%) User Experience
9 13 (1.39%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.28%) PMI
11 9 (0.96%) Smart Meter
12 7 (0.75%) Visualisation
12 7 (0.75%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.75%) NHS
12 7 (0.75%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.64%) iPhone
13 6 (0.64%) Open Source
14 5 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 93 (9.95%) Windows
2 58 (6.20%) Linux
3 37 (3.96%) Windows 7
4 30 (3.21%) UNIX
5 15 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.64%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.43%) Debian
8 4 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.32%) zOS
9 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.21%) CentOS
10 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.21%) Android
10 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.21%) AIX
10 2 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (20.53%) Project Management
2 145 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (10.59%) ITIL
4 96 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (8.98%) Scrum
6 83 (8.88%) CRM
7 80 (8.56%) PRINCE2
8 79 (8.45%) Mentoring
9 72 (7.70%) Business Intelligence
10 70 (7.49%) Business Analysis
11 60 (6.42%) E-Commerce
12 58 (6.20%) Migration
13 57 (6.10%) Risk Management
14 51 (5.45%) Unit Testing
15 49 (5.24%) Software Testing
16 47 (5.03%) Test Management
16 47 (5.03%) Service Delivery
17 44 (4.71%) SOA
18 40 (4.28%) ERP
18 40 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 127 (13.58%) SQL
2 84 (8.98%) Java
3 70 (7.49%) JavaScript
4 53 (5.67%) C#
5 23 (2.46%) C
6 18 (1.93%) PHP
7 17 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 12 (1.28%) Perl
8 12 (1.28%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.07%) VBScript
10 9 (0.96%) C++
10 9 (0.96%) Ruby
11 8 (0.86%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.86%) ABAP
12 6 (0.64%) Python
12 6 (0.64%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.53%) VBA
14 3 (0.32%) Pascal
14 3 (0.32%) Delphi
14 3 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 149 (15.94%) Degree
2 92 (9.84%) ISEB
3 80 (8.56%) Security Cleared
4 75 (8.02%) SC Cleared
5 50 (5.35%) PMI Certification
6 48 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 45 (4.81%) ISTQB
8 39 (4.17%) PMP
9 13 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.39%) MCSE
10 10 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (1.07%) CFA
11 9 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.96%) CISSP
12 8 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.86%) ACCA
12 8 (0.86%) CCA
12 8 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
12 8 (0.86%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.84%) QA
2 27 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.39%) SLA
3 13 (1.39%) ISO 14001
4 12 (1.28%) COBIT
5 9 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.21%) HL7
9 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 58 (6.20%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.32%) vSphere
4 3 (0.32%) Firmware
5 2 (0.21%) Xen
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 45 (4.81%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.53%) SCCM
2 5 (0.53%) Netcool
3 4 (0.43%) OpenView
3 4 (0.43%) Unicenter
3 4 (0.43%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.43%) Tivoli NetView
3 4 (0.43%) MOM
3 4 (0.43%) TeMIP
3 4 (0.43%) HP NNM
3 4 (0.43%) OMEGAMON
3 4 (0.43%) OVPI
3 4 (0.43%) Windows Intune
3 4 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.21%) SCOM
5 2 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.21%) Opsview
6 1 (0.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 104 (11.12%) Microsoft
2 86 (9.20%) SAP
3 68 (7.27%) Oracle
4 57 (6.10%) Cisco
5 47 (5.03%) Citrix
6 42 (4.49%) JD Edwards
7 33 (3.53%) HP
8 29 (3.10%) Avaya
8 29 (3.10%) hybris
9 25 (2.67%) Business Objects
10 20 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (2.03%) VMware
11 19 (2.03%) Juniper
12 17 (1.82%) IBM
12 17 (1.82%) F5
13 13 (1.39%) Huawei
14 9 (0.96%) Fujitsu
15 8 (0.86%) Tableau
16 6 (0.64%) BMC
16 6 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
Reading, Berkshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Pharma Division
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 2 days ago
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Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
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JM
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spring Technology
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Imperial IT Ltd
Salary: Negotiable dependent upon experience
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 60-80k
Posted: 6 days ago
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Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago