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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 510 414 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 20.41% 18.17% 19.32%
As % of the General category 48.20% 44.47% 53.17%
Number of salaries quoted 361 314 304
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £71,750 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1058 931 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 42.34% 40.87% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 633 644 582
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 1 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 311 (35.18%) Telecoms
2 216 (24.43%) Project Management
3 183 (20.70%) Security Cleared
4 172 (19.46%) Retail
5 166 (18.78%) SC Cleared
6 115 (13.01%) Banking
7 112 (12.67%) Microsoft
8 92 (10.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 91 (10.29%) MS Excel
10 89 (10.07%) Risk Management
11 88 (9.95%) Degree
12 87 (9.84%) SQL
13 85 (9.62%) ITIL
14 79 (8.94%) Windows
15 75 (8.48%) CRM
16 73 (8.26%) Migration
17 72 (8.14%) ISEB
18 70 (7.92%) Marketing
19 69 (7.81%) Business Development
20 68 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
21 67 (7.58%) PRINCE2
22 63 (7.13%) Network Design
22 63 (7.13%) Service Delivery
23 62 (7.01%) SQL Server
23 62 (7.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 60 (6.79%) QA
24 60 (6.79%) HP Quality Center
25 59 (6.67%) HTML
25 59 (6.67%) JavaScript
26 58 (6.56%) MS Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 36 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.15%) Apache
2 19 (2.15%) WebSphere
3 18 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 18 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.04%) Apache Solr
4 15 (1.70%) MS Project Server
5 7 (0.79%) Lync
5 7 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (0.68%) Drupal
6 6 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.34%) WordPress
8 3 (0.34%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.34%) CICS
9 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.23%) CMS
9 2 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 91 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 58 (6.56%) MS Office
3 33 (3.73%) MS Project
4 13 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.23%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.23%) DOC1
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 16 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.36%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 11 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.68%) Sage 200
4 6 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.68%) Agresso
4 6 (0.68%) JDE OneWorld
4 6 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.45%) HFM
6 3 (0.34%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.34%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.23%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.28%) SaaS
1 29 (3.28%) Office 365
2 22 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.68%) Force.com
4 6 (0.68%) IaaS
5 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.00%) Firewall
2 50 (5.66%) Internet
3 46 (5.20%) HTTP
4 35 (3.96%) DNS
4 35 (3.96%) WAN
5 34 (3.85%) LAN
6 33 (3.73%) SMTP
7 24 (2.71%) SSL
8 23 (2.60%) Wireless
9 22 (2.49%) TCP/IP
10 18 (2.04%) OSPF
10 18 (2.04%) BGP
11 17 (1.92%) EIGRP
11 17 (1.92%) IGRP
11 17 (1.92%) TACACS
11 17 (1.92%) LDAP
12 11 (1.24%) VoIP
13 10 (1.13%) SAN
14 9 (1.02%) VPN
15 8 (0.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.94%) MySQL
3 19 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (0.79%) SAP BW
9 6 (0.68%) IDOL
9 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.57%) Adabas
10 5 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.45%) QlikView
12 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.34%) OLAP
13 2 (0.23%) DB2
13 2 (0.23%) EDRMS
13 2 (0.23%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 39 (4.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 25 (2.83%) Selenium
3 24 (2.71%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.15%) TestDirector
5 18 (2.04%) Mockito
6 9 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.02%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.90%) WinRunner
7 8 (0.90%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.79%) WebDriver
8 7 (0.79%) NUnit
9 4 (0.45%) Subversion
10 3 (0.34%) Maven
10 3 (0.34%) JUnit
10 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.23%) Trac
11 2 (0.23%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 311 (35.18%) Telecoms
2 172 (19.46%) Retail
3 115 (13.01%) Banking
4 70 (7.92%) Marketing
5 58 (6.56%) German Language
6 53 (6.00%) Back Office
7 38 (4.30%) Advertising
8 37 (4.19%) Legal
9 30 (3.39%) Manufacturing
10 21 (2.38%) Multimedia
10 21 (2.38%) Billing
11 14 (1.58%) Electronics
12 8 (0.90%) General Ledger
13 7 (0.79%) Publishing
13 7 (0.79%) Games
14 6 (0.68%) Military
15 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.23%) Automotive
16 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (15.72%) Consultant
2 137 (15.50%) Analyst
3 101 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 90 (10.18%) Architect
5 63 (7.13%) Test Analyst
6 62 (7.01%) Developer
7 44 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
8 40 (4.52%) Senior Analyst
9 39 (4.41%) Senior Manager
9 39 (4.41%) Business Analyst
10 35 (3.96%) Senior Project Manager
11 33 (3.73%) Recruitment Consultant
12 31 (3.51%) Resourcer
12 31 (3.51%) Recruitment Resourcer
13 25 (2.83%) Senior Consultant
13 25 (2.83%) Senior Test Analyst
14 23 (2.60%) C# Developer
14 23 (2.60%) Junior
14 23 (2.60%) Test Manager
15 22 (2.49%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (6.67%) HTML
2 55 (6.22%) .NET
3 52 (5.88%) CSS
4 50 (5.66%) XML
5 43 (4.86%) jQuery
6 41 (4.64%) ASP.NET
7 36 (4.07%) Web Services
8 23 (2.60%) Spring
9 22 (2.49%) JSP
9 22 (2.49%) SOAP
10 21 (2.38%) J2EE
10 21 (2.38%) XHTML
10 21 (2.38%) Ajax
10 21 (2.38%) WCF
11 19 (2.15%) XSLT
12 18 (2.04%) Java EE
13 16 (1.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 15 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (1.58%) .NET Framework
16 9 (1.02%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (3.28%) Computer Science
2 28 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 20 (2.26%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.26%) iPad
4 18 (2.04%) PMI
5 15 (1.70%) RMADS
6 14 (1.58%) PKI
7 13 (1.47%) Social Media
8 12 (1.36%) DTV
9 8 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (0.90%) CMDB
9 8 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.79%) GIS
11 5 (0.57%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.57%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.57%) Open Source
12 4 (0.45%) DataPower
12 4 (0.45%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.45%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (0.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (8.94%) Windows
2 41 (4.64%) Linux
3 39 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.70%) UNIX
5 15 (1.70%) Windows XP
6 11 (1.24%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.79%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.57%) zOS
9 5 (0.57%) AIX
10 4 (0.45%) Solaris
10 4 (0.45%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.23%) Debian
12 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.23%) CentOS
13 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (24.43%) Project Management
2 92 (10.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 89 (10.07%) Risk Management
4 85 (9.62%) ITIL
5 75 (8.48%) CRM
6 73 (8.26%) Migration
7 69 (7.81%) Business Development
8 68 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (7.58%) PRINCE2
10 63 (7.13%) Service Delivery
10 63 (7.13%) Network Design
11 51 (5.77%) Business Analysis
12 50 (5.66%) Programme Management
13 44 (4.98%) Information Security
13 44 (4.98%) Six Sigma
14 43 (4.86%) Scrum
15 40 (4.52%) Service Management
16 39 (4.41%) Benchmarking
17 38 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (4.30%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (9.84%) SQL
2 59 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 52 (5.88%) C#
4 38 (4.30%) Java
5 27 (3.05%) VBScript
6 21 (2.38%) C
7 13 (1.47%) Ruby
8 12 (1.36%) PHP
9 10 (1.13%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.79%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.68%) Python
11 6 (0.68%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.45%) NATURAL
12 4 (0.45%) JCL
12 4 (0.45%) VB
13 3 (0.34%) Perl
13 3 (0.34%) COBOL
13 3 (0.34%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.34%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.23%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 183 (20.70%) Security Cleared
2 166 (18.78%) SC Cleared
3 88 (9.95%) Degree
4 72 (8.14%) ISEB
5 55 (6.22%) PMI Certification
6 49 (5.54%) DV Cleared
7 38 (4.30%) PMP
8 31 (3.51%) ISTQB
9 25 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.57%) MCSE
13 5 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.45%) CIMA
14 4 (0.45%) CCNP
14 4 (0.45%) MCP
14 4 (0.45%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (6.79%) QA
3 15 (1.70%) COBIT
4 14 (1.58%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.02%) SLA
6 8 (0.90%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.02%) ProxySG
4 8 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.68%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.34%) Xen
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.11%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 60 (6.79%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (2.83%) HP NNM
3 19 (2.15%) Netcool
4 17 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
5 12 (1.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (0.90%) TeMIP
6 8 (0.90%) Tivoli
6 8 (0.90%) OVPI
6 8 (0.90%) OpenView
7 6 (0.68%) SCCM
8 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.11%) Nessus
9 1 (0.11%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 112 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.11%) SAP
3 45 (5.09%) HP
4 41 (4.64%) Cisco
5 38 (4.30%) Fujitsu
6 37 (4.19%) Oracle
7 33 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (3.51%) F5
9 30 (3.39%) Juniper
10 26 (2.94%) CheckPoint
11 22 (2.49%) Citrix
11 22 (2.49%) IBM
12 19 (2.15%) JD Edwards
12 19 (2.15%) VMware
13 18 (2.04%) hybris
13 18 (2.04%) Sage
14 10 (1.13%) Hyperion
14 10 (1.13%) Blue Coat
15 9 (1.02%) Huawei
15 9 (1.02%) Nokia
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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McGregor Boyall
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £10,000 bonus, pension, holidays
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Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
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Thales
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Sogeti
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The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Good Benefits
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The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + package
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The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
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Salary: £55000 - £81000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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The People Network
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