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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 424 362 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.48% 15.46% 15.69%
As % of the General category 40.04% 38.88% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 341 266 254
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
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
1059 931 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 46.16% 39.77% 35.47%
Number of salaries quoted 644 541 570
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £90,000
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 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 237 (27.12%) Telecoms
2 191 (21.85%) Project Management
3 187 (21.40%) Banking
4 160 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (15.45%) SQL
6 130 (14.87%) PRINCE2
7 112 (12.81%) Degree
8 106 (12.13%) Security Cleared
8 106 (12.13%) Oracle
9 101 (11.56%) Scrum
10 100 (11.44%) SC Cleared
11 99 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 92 (10.53%) Java
13 87 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
14 75 (8.58%) Windows
15 74 (8.47%) ITIL
15 74 (8.47%) Microsoft
16 70 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
16 70 (8.01%) Marketing
17 69 (7.89%) Business Analysis
18 66 (7.55%) MS Excel
19 62 (7.09%) SQL Server
20 60 (6.86%) CRM
20 60 (6.86%) Retail
21 59 (6.75%) ISEB
22 57 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
23 56 (6.41%) C#
23 56 (6.41%) .NET
24 54 (6.18%) QA
25 52 (5.95%) Management Information System

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 26 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 14 (1.60%) WebLogic
4 12 (1.37%) IIS
5 10 (1.14%) SAS
6 9 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.69%) Lync
10 5 (0.57%) CMS
10 5 (0.57%) JBoss
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 66 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.58%) MS Office
3 26 (2.97%) MS Project
4 21 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 26 (2.97%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (2.06%) Oracle ERP
4 16 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
5 12 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (1.03%) Agresso
7 7 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.69%) Remedy AR System
8 6 (0.69%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.69%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.57%) SAP FI-GL
9 5 (0.57%) Oracle HRMS
10 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.46%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 3 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.17%) SaaS
2 17 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.46%) IaaS
3 4 (0.46%) PaaS
4 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.23%) Office 365
6 1 (0.11%) GitHub
6 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.11%) Nimbula
6 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.32%) Firewall
2 26 (2.97%) DNS
3 21 (2.40%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.17%) DHCP
5 18 (2.06%) Wireless
6 16 (1.83%) LAN
7 14 (1.60%) WAN
7 14 (1.60%) SAN
7 14 (1.60%) Unified Communications
8 13 (1.49%) Internet
9 12 (1.37%) ATM
9 12 (1.37%) VPN
9 12 (1.37%) NAS
10 11 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.80%) VoIP
12 6 (0.69%) DMZ
13 5 (0.57%) Network Security
13 5 (0.57%) Wireless Security
14 4 (0.46%) Intranet
14 4 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (3.55%) Oracle Database
4 22 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.49%) RavenDB
8 12 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.57%) MySQL
10 5 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.46%) Big Data
11 4 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.46%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 20 (2.29%) Selenium
2 20 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.83%) Maven
4 12 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.26%) ERwin
6 10 (1.14%) NUnit
6 10 (1.14%) Subversion
6 10 (1.14%) MSTest
7 9 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (1.03%) Moq
8 7 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (0.69%) ClearCase
9 6 (0.69%) ClearQuest
10 5 (0.57%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.34%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.34%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.23%) Mockito
General
1 237 (27.12%) Telecoms
2 187 (21.40%) Banking
3 70 (8.01%) Marketing
4 60 (6.86%) Retail
5 38 (4.35%) Legal
6 28 (3.20%) Advertising
7 26 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.97%) Billing
8 14 (1.60%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.49%) Back Office
10 12 (1.37%) Electronics
11 8 (0.92%) Automotive
12 6 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.69%) German Language
13 5 (0.57%) Local Government
13 5 (0.57%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.34%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.23%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 189 (21.62%) Analyst
2 126 (14.42%) Project Manager
3 116 (13.27%) Consultant
4 99 (11.33%) Business Analyst
5 84 (9.61%) Developer
6 61 (6.98%) Architect
7 50 (5.72%) Senior Manager
8 45 (5.15%) Test Analyst
9 35 (4.00%) Account Manager
10 31 (3.55%) Agile Project Manager
11 30 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
11 30 (3.43%) Java Developer
12 29 (3.32%) Senior Project Manager
13 26 (2.97%) Oracle Consultant
14 23 (2.63%) .NET Developer
15 20 (2.29%) Test Manager
16 18 (2.06%) Senior Consultant
16 18 (2.06%) Business Manager
17 17 (1.95%) Security Manager
17 17 (1.95%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (6.41%) .NET
2 45 (5.15%) ASP.NET
3 33 (3.78%) CSS
4 32 (3.66%) jQuery
5 31 (3.55%) HTML
5 31 (3.55%) XML
6 27 (3.09%) Spring
7 25 (2.86%) J2EE
7 25 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (2.75%) AngularJS
9 21 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (2.06%) Web Services
10 18 (2.06%) WCF
11 16 (1.83%) SOAP
11 16 (1.83%) WF
12 15 (1.72%) Entity Framework
13 13 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 13 (1.49%) Ajax
14 12 (1.37%) JSP
14 12 (1.37%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.78%) Data Centre
4 28 (3.20%) Social Media
5 25 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
6 21 (2.40%) Visualisation
7 17 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (1.72%) Clustering
9 14 (1.60%) User Experience
10 13 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.37%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.37%) DTV
12 10 (1.14%) Computer Science
13 9 (1.03%) Social Network
13 9 (1.03%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.69%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.69%) Economics
14 6 (0.69%) Statistics
14 6 (0.69%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 75 (8.58%) Windows
2 50 (5.72%) UNIX
3 35 (4.00%) Linux
4 19 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (1.26%) Windows XP
7 10 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.23%) Android
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (21.85%) Project Management
2 160 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (14.87%) PRINCE2
4 101 (11.56%) Scrum
5 99 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (8.47%) ITIL
7 70 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
8 69 (7.89%) Business Analysis
9 60 (6.86%) CRM
10 47 (5.38%) Waterfall
11 44 (5.03%) SDLC
12 42 (4.81%) Mentoring
13 41 (4.69%) People Management
13 41 (4.69%) Migration
14 40 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 39 (4.46%) Analytics
16 37 (4.23%) Business Development
17 36 (4.12%) Information Security
18 35 (4.00%) Unit Testing
19 34 (3.89%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 135 (15.45%) SQL
2 92 (10.53%) Java
3 56 (6.41%) C#
4 39 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 29 (3.32%) T-SQL
6 21 (2.40%) PL/SQL
7 14 (1.60%) Perl
8 12 (1.37%) TypeScript
9 9 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.03%) PHP
9 9 (1.03%) Python
10 7 (0.80%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.46%) C
12 3 (0.34%) VBScript
12 3 (0.34%) VBA
13 2 (0.23%) XPath
13 2 (0.23%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.23%) R
13 2 (0.23%) VB
14 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 112 (12.81%) Degree
2 106 (12.13%) Security Cleared
3 100 (11.44%) SC Cleared
4 59 (6.75%) ISEB
5 41 (4.69%) ISTQB
6 22 (2.52%) PMI Certification
7 20 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (2.29%) PMP
8 19 (2.17%) CISSP
8 19 (2.17%) MCSE
9 18 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (1.14%) MCITP
13 10 (1.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (1.03%) MBA
14 9 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.92%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.18%) QA
2 36 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (3.09%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.49%) COBIT
5 11 (1.26%) ISO 14001
6 10 (1.14%) SLA
7 8 (0.92%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.34%) HL7
8 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 39 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.37%) vCloud
4 11 (1.26%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.26%) vSphere
4 11 (1.26%) Terminal Services
5 10 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.11%) UAG
6 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 26 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (0.69%) SCCM
4 4 (0.46%) SCOM
5 1 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.11%) OPNET
5 1 (0.11%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.11%) Opsview
5 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 106 (12.13%) Oracle
2 74 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 44 (5.03%) Cisco
4 43 (4.92%) HP
5 31 (3.55%) SAP
6 23 (2.63%) Twitter
7 21 (2.40%) Juniper
8 17 (1.95%) Citrix
8 17 (1.95%) Avaya
8 17 (1.95%) VMware
9 12 (1.37%) Adobe
9 12 (1.37%) CA
10 11 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.14%) Veritas
12 9 (1.03%) Informatica
12 9 (1.03%) JD Edwards
12 9 (1.03%) Facebook
13 8 (0.92%) F5
13 8 (0.92%) Tableau
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