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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 438 347 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.89% 15.52% 19.18%
As % of the General category 41.79% 39.52% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 338 241 237
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 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £69,000
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
1048 878 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 45.19% 39.27% 44.18%
Number of salaries quoted 592 543 667
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 £32,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 February 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 291 (32.37%) Telecoms
2 176 (19.58%) Banking
3 158 (17.58%) Project Management
4 152 (16.91%) Degree
5 149 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
6 135 (15.02%) SQL
7 103 (11.46%) Microsoft
8 94 (10.46%) ITIL
9 93 (10.34%) Windows
9 93 (10.34%) Scrum
10 92 (10.23%) Retail
11 91 (10.12%) Java
12 88 (9.79%) Security Cleared
13 85 (9.45%) SC Cleared
14 84 (9.34%) Marketing
14 84 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
15 82 (9.12%) Oracle
16 80 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
17 79 (8.79%) ISEB
18 76 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
18 76 (8.45%) CRM
18 76 (8.45%) PRINCE2
19 75 (8.34%) SAP
20 70 (7.79%) HTML
21 65 (7.23%) Business Analysis
22 63 (7.01%) MS Excel
23 59 (6.56%) Cisco
23 59 (6.56%) Active Directory
24 58 (6.45%) JavaScript
24 58 (6.45%) Mentoring

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 33 (3.67%) Tomcat
2 30 (3.34%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.34%) Apache
3 21 (2.34%) Apache Solr
4 18 (2.00%) MS Exchange
5 16 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.00%) Lync
8 8 (0.89%) JBoss
8 8 (0.89%) SAS
9 7 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.44%) IIS
11 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.33%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.33%) Drupal
12 3 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 63 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 48 (5.34%) MS Office
3 19 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.22%) MS Project
5 8 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (2.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 23 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
6 13 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
7 12 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (1.11%) SAP CO
8 10 (1.11%) SAP FI
9 9 (1.00%) Agresso
9 9 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.78%) SAP FSCM
11 6 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (0.56%) SAP FI-GL
13 4 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
13 4 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
13 4 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
13 4 (0.44%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.45%) SaaS
2 10 (1.11%) Office 365
3 8 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.44%) PaaS
5 4 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.11%) Yammer
6 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.67%) Wireless
2 23 (2.56%) Firewall
3 21 (2.34%) HTTP
4 15 (1.67%) Internet
5 13 (1.45%) WAN
5 13 (1.45%) LAN
6 12 (1.33%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.33%) DNS
7 10 (1.11%) DHCP
8 8 (0.89%) MVNO
9 7 (0.78%) VPN
10 5 (0.56%) PBX
10 5 (0.56%) VoIP
10 5 (0.56%) Network Security
10 5 (0.56%) Wireless Security
10 5 (0.56%) Unified Communications
10 5 (0.56%) SAN
10 5 (0.56%) DMZ
10 5 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (2.67%) MySQL
4 20 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 16 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.11%) NoSQL
12 9 (1.00%) QlikView
13 7 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.67%) Big Data
14 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.56%) OLAP
15 5 (0.56%) RavenDB
16 4 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (3.56%) Selenium
2 30 (3.34%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.34%) Mockito
4 20 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 17 (1.89%) Maven
6 14 (1.56%) Subversion
7 11 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
7 11 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (1.00%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.56%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.44%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.44%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.44%) ERwin
10 4 (0.44%) ClearQuest
11 3 (0.33%) JIRA
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.22%) Ant
12 2 (0.22%) JUnit
12 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
General
1 291 (32.37%) Telecoms
2 176 (19.58%) Banking
3 92 (10.23%) Retail
4 84 (9.34%) Marketing
5 46 (5.12%) Manufacturing
6 37 (4.12%) Legal
7 31 (3.45%) Billing
8 29 (3.23%) Aerospace
9 25 (2.78%) Advertising
10 24 (2.67%) Electronics
11 15 (1.67%) General Ledger
12 10 (1.11%) Back Office
13 7 (0.78%) German Language
14 6 (0.67%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.67%) Automotive
15 5 (0.56%) Dutch Language
16 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
18 2 (0.22%) Local Government
18 2 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 177 (19.69%) Consultant
2 171 (19.02%) Analyst
3 99 (11.01%) Project Manager
4 79 (8.79%) Architect
5 74 (8.23%) Business Analyst
6 72 (8.01%) Developer
7 55 (6.12%) Test Analyst
8 39 (4.34%) Account Manager
9 37 (4.12%) Test Manager
9 37 (4.12%) Senior Manager
10 32 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
10 32 (3.56%) Java Developer
11 31 (3.45%) Desktop Support
12 30 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
13 27 (3.00%) Senior Consultant
13 27 (3.00%) Support Engineer
14 24 (2.67%) Test Consultant
14 24 (2.67%) JDE Consultant
15 21 (2.34%) Java Consultant
15 21 (2.34%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (7.79%) HTML
2 56 (6.23%) CSS
3 52 (5.78%) jQuery
4 45 (5.01%) XML
5 41 (4.56%) Spring
6 39 (4.34%) J2EE
7 37 (4.12%) Web Services
8 36 (4.00%) .NET
9 34 (3.78%) JSP
10 30 (3.34%) Java EE
11 28 (3.11%) ASP.NET
12 24 (2.67%) XHTML
13 23 (2.56%) XSLT
14 16 (1.78%) WCF
15 15 (1.67%) Ajax
16 12 (1.33%) WF
16 12 (1.33%) AngularJS
17 11 (1.22%) JSON
18 10 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (1.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.56%) Computer Science
3 36 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 32 (3.56%) Social Media
5 21 (2.34%) iPad
5 21 (2.34%) Client/Server
6 20 (2.22%) DTV
7 17 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 13 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
8 13 (1.45%) User Experience
9 12 (1.33%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
10 9 (1.00%) Smart Meter
10 9 (1.00%) Visualisation
11 8 (0.89%) Open Source
12 7 (0.78%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.78%) NHS
12 7 (0.78%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.56%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 93 (10.34%) Windows
2 51 (5.67%) Linux
3 39 (4.34%) UNIX
4 35 (3.89%) Windows 7
5 17 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.33%) zOS
10 2 (0.22%) Debian
10 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.22%) Android
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (17.58%) Project Management
2 149 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (10.46%) ITIL
4 93 (10.34%) Scrum
5 80 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 76 (8.45%) PRINCE2
6 76 (8.45%) CRM
6 76 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
7 65 (7.23%) Business Analysis
8 58 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 53 (5.90%) E-Commerce
10 51 (5.67%) Unit Testing
11 46 (5.12%) Migration
12 44 (4.89%) Software Testing
12 44 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (4.56%) Risk Management
13 41 (4.56%) ERP
14 39 (4.34%) SOA
14 39 (4.34%) Service Delivery
14 39 (4.34%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (15.02%) SQL
2 91 (10.12%) Java
3 58 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 48 (5.34%) C#
5 18 (2.00%) T-SQL
5 18 (2.00%) C
6 17 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 16 (1.78%) Perl
8 13 (1.45%) PHP
9 11 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.11%) C++
11 7 (0.78%) ABAP
12 6 (0.67%) Python
12 6 (0.67%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.56%) Ruby
13 5 (0.56%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.56%) VBA
14 4 (0.44%) VBScript
15 3 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 152 (16.91%) Degree
2 88 (9.79%) Security Cleared
3 85 (9.45%) SC Cleared
4 79 (8.79%) ISEB
5 42 (4.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 39 (4.34%) ISTQB
7 33 (3.67%) PMI Certification
8 30 (3.34%) PMP
9 20 (2.22%) CISSP
10 19 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (2.11%) MCSE
11 12 (1.33%) VCP4
12 10 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (1.11%) CIMA
13 9 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.00%) GIAC
13 9 (1.00%) CFA
13 9 (1.00%) ACCA
14 8 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.78%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.90%) QA
2 36 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.34%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.45%) ISO 14001
5 11 (1.22%) COBIT
5 11 (1.22%) SLA
6 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.22%) HL7
9 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 59 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.67%) vSphere
5 4 (0.44%) vCloud
6 3 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.33%) Firmware
6 3 (0.33%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.22%) Xen
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 31 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.56%) SCCM
3 4 (0.44%) OMEGAMON
3 4 (0.44%) Windows Intune
3 4 (0.44%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.44%) Unicenter
3 4 (0.44%) Tivoli NetView
3 4 (0.44%) MOM
4 3 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (0.33%) SCOM
5 2 (0.22%) Opsview
5 2 (0.22%) Netcool
5 2 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.11%) Control-M
6 1 (0.11%) OPNET
6 1 (0.11%) TeMIP
6 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.11%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 82 (9.12%) Oracle
3 75 (8.34%) SAP
4 59 (6.56%) Cisco
5 43 (4.78%) Citrix
6 32 (3.56%) JD Edwards
7 29 (3.23%) Avaya
8 24 (2.67%) HP
8 24 (2.67%) Business Objects
9 21 (2.34%) hybris
10 19 (2.11%) Juniper
10 19 (2.11%) VMware
11 16 (1.78%) Huawei
12 15 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (1.56%) F5
14 13 (1.45%) IBM
15 10 (1.11%) Tableau
16 7 (0.78%) Twitter
17 6 (0.67%) Fujitsu
17 6 (0.67%) Sage
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