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 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 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 492 421 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 19.55% 18.10% 19.95%
As % of the General category 46.72% 44.98% 54.75%
Number of salaries quoted 354 322 320
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £35,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £72,250 £73,000
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
1053 936 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.85% 40.24% 36.44%
Number of salaries quoted 631 652 595
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 £32,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £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 22 August 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 287 (33.80%) Telecoms
2 203 (23.91%) Project Management
3 180 (21.20%) Security Cleared
4 170 (20.02%) Retail
5 166 (19.55%) SC Cleared
6 113 (13.31%) Microsoft
7 102 (12.01%) Banking
8 90 (10.60%) MS Excel
9 89 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 84 (9.89%) Risk Management
11 81 (9.54%) SQL
12 78 (9.19%) Windows
13 76 (8.95%) ITIL
13 76 (8.95%) Degree
14 71 (8.36%) CRM
15 70 (8.24%) PRINCE2
16 68 (8.01%) ISEB
16 68 (8.01%) Business Development
17 66 (7.77%) Marketing
18 65 (7.66%) SQL Server
18 65 (7.66%) Migration
18 65 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
19 62 (7.30%) Network Design
19 62 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 60 (7.07%) Service Delivery
21 58 (6.83%) German Language
21 58 (6.83%) HP Quality Center
22 57 (6.71%) QA
22 57 (6.71%) .NET
23 55 (6.48%) MS Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.36%) WebSphere
3 18 (2.12%) MS Exchange
4 17 (2.00%) Apache
5 16 (1.88%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.88%) Apache Solr
6 15 (1.77%) MS Project Server
7 8 (0.94%) Lync
8 7 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.59%) Drupal
9 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.35%) WordPress
10 3 (0.35%) CICS
11 2 (0.24%) CMS
11 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 90 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 55 (6.48%) MS Office
3 33 (3.89%) MS Project
4 13 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) DOC1
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.06%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 6 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.71%) Agresso
4 6 (0.71%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.47%) HFM
5 4 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.35%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.35%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.24%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.12%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.18%) Office 365
2 26 (3.06%) SaaS
3 20 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.71%) IaaS
5 6 (0.71%) Force.com
6 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.12%) Firewall
2 48 (5.65%) Internet
3 44 (5.18%) HTTP
4 35 (4.12%) WAN
4 35 (4.12%) DNS
5 34 (4.00%) LAN
6 33 (3.89%) SMTP
7 24 (2.83%) SSL
8 22 (2.59%) TCP/IP
8 22 (2.59%) Wireless
9 18 (2.12%) BGP
9 18 (2.12%) OSPF
10 17 (2.00%) LDAP
10 17 (2.00%) TACACS
10 17 (2.00%) EIGRP
10 17 (2.00%) IGRP
11 10 (1.18%) SAN
12 9 (1.06%) VPN
12 9 (1.06%) VoIP
13 8 (0.94%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.83%) MySQL
3 21 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.82%) SAP BW
9 6 (0.71%) IDOL
10 5 (0.59%) QlikView
10 5 (0.59%) Adabas
10 5 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.35%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.35%) OLAP
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.24%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 36 (4.24%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (2.59%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.59%) Selenium
3 19 (2.24%) TestDirector
4 16 (1.88%) Mockito
5 9 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.94%) WinRunner
6 8 (0.94%) LoadRunner
7 7 (0.82%) WebDriver
7 7 (0.82%) NUnit
8 2 (0.24%) Subversion
8 2 (0.24%) JUnit
8 2 (0.24%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.24%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.12%) JIRA
9 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.12%) Trac
9 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
General
1 287 (33.80%) Telecoms
2 170 (20.02%) Retail
3 102 (12.01%) Banking
4 66 (7.77%) Marketing
5 58 (6.83%) German Language
6 54 (6.36%) Back Office
7 37 (4.36%) Advertising
8 35 (4.12%) Legal
9 24 (2.83%) Manufacturing
10 21 (2.47%) Multimedia
11 17 (2.00%) Billing
12 12 (1.41%) Electronics
13 7 (0.82%) Games
13 7 (0.82%) Publishing
13 7 (0.82%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.47%) Military
15 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.12%) Automotive
16 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (15.19%) Consultant
2 127 (14.96%) Analyst
3 98 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 81 (9.54%) Architect
5 62 (7.30%) Developer
6 59 (6.95%) Test Analyst
7 38 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
7 38 (4.48%) Senior Manager
8 37 (4.36%) Business Analyst
9 36 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
10 34 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
11 32 (3.77%) Recruitment Consultant
12 30 (3.53%) Resourcer
12 30 (3.53%) Recruitment Resourcer
13 23 (2.71%) Senior Test Analyst
13 23 (2.71%) Junior
14 22 (2.59%) Senior Consultant
14 22 (2.59%) C# Developer
15 21 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
15 21 (2.47%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (6.71%) .NET
2 52 (6.12%) HTML
3 47 (5.54%) CSS
3 47 (5.54%) XML
4 42 (4.95%) ASP.NET
5 39 (4.59%) jQuery
6 32 (3.77%) Web Services
7 21 (2.47%) SOAP
8 20 (2.36%) Spring
9 19 (2.24%) WCF
9 19 (2.24%) Ajax
10 18 (2.12%) J2EE
10 18 (2.12%) JSP
10 18 (2.12%) XHTML
11 17 (2.00%) XSLT
12 16 (1.88%) Java EE
12 16 (1.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (1.65%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.06%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.06%) Client/Server
2 23 (2.71%) Computer Science
3 19 (2.24%) iPad
3 19 (2.24%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.00%) PMI
5 15 (1.77%) RMADS
6 14 (1.65%) PKI
7 12 (1.41%) DTV
7 12 (1.41%) Social Media
8 9 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (0.82%) GIS
11 6 (0.71%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.71%) CMDB
12 5 (0.59%) Open Source
12 5 (0.59%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.47%) EPoS
13 4 (0.47%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.47%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.47%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 78 (9.19%) Windows
2 41 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (4.59%) Linux
4 17 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (1.88%) UNIX
6 15 (1.77%) Windows XP
7 9 (1.06%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.82%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.71%) AIX
11 5 (0.59%) Solaris
11 5 (0.59%) zOS
12 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.47%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.24%) Debian
14 2 (0.24%) CentOS
15 1 (0.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (23.91%) Project Management
2 89 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 84 (9.89%) Risk Management
4 76 (8.95%) ITIL
5 71 (8.36%) CRM
6 70 (8.24%) PRINCE2
7 68 (8.01%) Business Development
8 65 (7.66%) Migration
8 65 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (7.30%) Network Design
10 60 (7.07%) Service Delivery
11 51 (6.01%) Programme Management
12 47 (5.54%) Business Analysis
13 45 (5.30%) Six Sigma
14 42 (4.95%) Scrum
15 41 (4.83%) Information Security
16 39 (4.59%) Benchmarking
16 39 (4.59%) Service Management
17 37 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
17 37 (4.36%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 81 (9.54%) SQL
2 54 (6.36%) JavaScript
3 52 (6.12%) C#
4 35 (4.12%) Java
5 26 (3.06%) VBScript
6 20 (2.36%) C
7 12 (1.41%) Ruby
8 10 (1.18%) PHP
9 9 (1.06%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.06%) VB.NET
10 7 (0.82%) Python
10 7 (0.82%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.47%) NATURAL
11 4 (0.47%) JCL
11 4 (0.47%) VB
12 3 (0.35%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.35%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.35%) COBOL
12 3 (0.35%) Perl
13 2 (0.24%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 180 (21.20%) Security Cleared
2 166 (19.55%) SC Cleared
3 76 (8.95%) Degree
4 68 (8.01%) ISEB
5 51 (6.01%) PMI Certification
6 48 (5.65%) DV Cleared
7 35 (4.12%) PMP
8 31 (3.65%) ISTQB
9 23 (2.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
13 5 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.59%) MCSE
14 4 (0.47%) CIMA
14 4 (0.47%) ACCA
14 4 (0.47%) MCP
14 4 (0.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (6.71%) QA
3 14 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.41%) COBIT
5 8 (0.94%) ISO 14001
5 8 (0.94%) SLA
6 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.06%) ProxySG
4 8 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.71%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.35%) Xen
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.12%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 58 (6.83%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (2.71%) HP NNM
3 17 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
3 17 (2.00%) Netcool
4 13 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (0.71%) TeMIP
5 6 (0.71%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.71%) OpenView
5 6 (0.71%) OVPI
5 6 (0.71%) SCCM
6 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.12%) SCOM
7 1 (0.12%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 113 (13.31%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.89%) SAP
3 44 (5.18%) HP
4 40 (4.71%) Cisco
5 39 (4.59%) Fujitsu
6 36 (4.24%) Oracle
7 31 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
8 30 (3.53%) F5
9 29 (3.42%) Juniper
10 26 (3.06%) CheckPoint
11 20 (2.36%) IBM
11 20 (2.36%) Citrix
12 19 (2.24%) VMware
13 17 (2.00%) Sage
14 16 (1.88%) hybris
15 14 (1.65%) JD Edwards
16 10 (1.18%) Blue Coat
16 10 (1.18%) Hyperion
17 9 (1.06%) Red Hat
17 9 (1.06%) Nokia
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