The first 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 411 370 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 17.56% 16.31% 18.40%
As % of the General category 43.45% 45.12% 53.23%
Number of salaries quoted 299 280 337
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
946 820 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.43% 36.14% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 567 589 650
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
Berkshire

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 14 July 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

1 233 (29.76%) Telecoms
2 167 (21.33%) Retail
3 165 (21.07%) Security Cleared
4 148 (18.90%) SC Cleared
5 146 (18.65%) Project Management
6 115 (14.69%) Microsoft
7 95 (12.13%) MS Excel
8 91 (11.62%) Windows
9 88 (11.24%) SQL Server
10 77 (9.83%) Banking
11 73 (9.32%) .NET
11 73 (9.32%) SQL
12 66 (8.43%) ITIL
12 66 (8.43%) Risk Management
13 63 (8.05%) C#
14 62 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 60 (7.66%) Network Design
16 58 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
16 58 (7.41%) Degree
17 57 (7.28%) Business Development
17 57 (7.28%) CRM
18 56 (7.15%) Marketing
19 55 (7.02%) MS Office
19 55 (7.02%) Migration
19 55 (7.02%) Firewall
20 54 (6.90%) ISEB
20 54 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 53 (6.77%) Service Delivery
22 51 (6.51%) ASP.NET
23 50 (6.39%) PRINCE2

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 43 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.32%) WebSphere
3 20 (2.55%) MS Exchange
4 15 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
5 13 (1.66%) MS Project Server
6 10 (1.28%) Lync
7 8 (1.02%) Apache
8 7 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.38%) IIS
11 3 (0.38%) CICS
11 3 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.38%) WordPress
12 2 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 95 (12.13%) MS Excel
2 55 (7.02%) MS Office
3 25 (3.19%) MS Project
4 14 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) DOC1
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.89%) Agresso
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.64%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.51%) HFM
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.38%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.38%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.26%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.58%) SaaS
2 17 (2.17%) Office 365
3 14 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.77%) IaaS
5 5 (0.64%) Force.com
6 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.02%) Firewall
2 49 (6.26%) Internet
3 37 (4.73%) WAN
4 35 (4.47%) LAN
4 35 (4.47%) HTTP
5 34 (4.34%) DNS
6 33 (4.21%) SMTP
7 27 (3.45%) SSL
8 22 (2.81%) TCP/IP
9 20 (2.55%) OSPF
9 20 (2.55%) BGP
10 19 (2.43%) EIGRP
11 18 (2.30%) IGRP
11 18 (2.30%) TACACS
11 18 (2.30%) Wireless
11 18 (2.30%) LDAP
12 11 (1.40%) SAN
13 10 (1.28%) NetScaler
14 9 (1.15%) VPN
15 7 (0.89%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.15%) QlikView
7 9 (1.15%) MySQL
8 8 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (0.89%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.77%) IDOL
10 6 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.64%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.51%) MS Access
12 4 (0.51%) EDRMS
12 4 (0.51%) Adabas
13 3 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (2.30%) TestDirector
3 12 (1.53%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.15%) Selenium
6 8 (1.02%) LoadRunner
7 7 (0.89%) WinRunner
8 6 (0.77%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.64%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.51%) Mockito
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.38%) NUnit
12 2 (0.26%) Subversion
12 2 (0.26%) StarTeam
12 2 (0.26%) JUnit
13 1 (0.13%) ClearQuest
13 1 (0.13%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.13%) PVCS
13 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.13%) PhoneGap
General
1 233 (29.76%) Telecoms
2 167 (21.33%) Retail
3 77 (9.83%) Banking
4 56 (7.15%) Marketing
5 50 (6.39%) German Language
5 50 (6.39%) Back Office
6 33 (4.21%) Advertising
7 27 (3.45%) Legal
8 21 (2.68%) Multimedia
9 15 (1.92%) Billing
10 12 (1.53%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.77%) Publishing
12 5 (0.64%) Electronics
12 5 (0.64%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.51%) Military
13 4 (0.51%) Automotive
14 3 (0.38%) Local Government
15 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.13%) Front Office
16 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 122 (15.58%) Analyst
2 106 (13.54%) Consultant
3 77 (9.83%) Project Manager
4 69 (8.81%) Developer
5 68 (8.68%) Architect
6 51 (6.51%) Test Analyst
7 37 (4.73%) Business Analyst
8 36 (4.60%) Senior Manager
9 33 (4.21%) Recruitment Consultant
10 31 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
10 31 (3.96%) Senior Project Manager
11 28 (3.58%) Resourcer
11 28 (3.58%) Recruitment Resourcer
12 27 (3.45%) .NET Developer
13 24 (3.07%) Network Engineer
14 22 (2.81%) Junior
14 22 (2.81%) Senior Developer
15 20 (2.55%) Account Manager
15 20 (2.55%) Senior Test Analyst
15 20 (2.55%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (9.32%) .NET
2 51 (6.51%) ASP.NET
3 45 (5.75%) HTML
4 37 (4.73%) XML
5 25 (3.19%) CSS
6 24 (3.07%) jQuery
7 22 (2.81%) Web Services
8 20 (2.55%) SOAP
9 14 (1.79%) Ajax
9 14 (1.79%) .NET Framework
9 14 (1.79%) WCF
10 13 (1.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (1.28%) XSLT
13 9 (1.15%) WinForms
14 8 (1.02%) Spring
15 7 (0.89%) WPF
15 7 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
16 6 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 5 (0.64%) SubSonic
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 14 (1.79%) Client/Server
2 14 (1.79%) RMADS
3 13 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (1.66%) Computer Science
4 12 (1.53%) PKI
5 11 (1.40%) Mainframe
6 10 (1.28%) IBM Mainframe
7 9 (1.15%) Social Media
7 9 (1.15%) PMI
7 9 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.02%) CMDB
8 8 (1.02%) GIS
8 8 (1.02%) FMCG
9 7 (0.89%) DataPower
9 7 (0.89%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.77%) iPad
11 5 (0.64%) Open Source
11 5 (0.64%) DTV
12 4 (0.51%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (11.62%) Windows
2 45 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (3.32%) Linux
4 22 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.43%) UNIX
6 18 (2.30%) Windows XP
7 10 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.02%) AIX
9 7 (0.89%) Solaris
9 7 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.64%) zOS
11 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.51%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.13%) Android
12 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (18.65%) Project Management
2 66 (8.43%) ITIL
2 66 (8.43%) Risk Management
3 62 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (7.66%) Network Design
5 58 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (7.28%) CRM
6 57 (7.28%) Business Development
7 55 (7.02%) Migration
8 53 (6.77%) Service Delivery
9 50 (6.39%) PRINCE2
10 43 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (5.36%) Service Management
12 40 (5.11%) Programme Management
12 40 (5.11%) Load Balancing
13 39 (4.98%) Six Sigma
14 38 (4.85%) Information Security
14 38 (4.85%) Business Analysis
15 36 (4.60%) Product Management
16 34 (4.34%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 73 (9.32%) SQL
2 63 (8.05%) C#
3 39 (4.98%) JavaScript
4 26 (3.32%) Java
5 21 (2.68%) VBScript
6 14 (1.79%) C
7 13 (1.66%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.28%) VB.NET
8 10 (1.28%) Python
9 9 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.15%) Ruby
9 9 (1.15%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.02%) PHP
11 7 (0.89%) COBOL
12 6 (0.77%) Perl
12 6 (0.77%) VB
13 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.51%) JCL
14 3 (0.38%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.38%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 165 (21.07%) Security Cleared
2 148 (18.90%) SC Cleared
3 58 (7.41%) Degree
4 54 (6.90%) ISEB
5 47 (6.00%) DV Cleared
6 28 (3.58%) PMI Certification
7 21 (2.68%) ISTQB
8 20 (2.55%) PMP
9 17 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.64%) CCNP
14 5 (0.64%) MCSE
15 4 (0.51%) MCP
15 4 (0.51%) CISSP
15 4 (0.51%) ACCA
15 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.51%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (5.11%) QA
3 15 (1.92%) COBIT
4 13 (1.66%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.28%) SLA
6 4 (0.51%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) COSO
System Software
1 28 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.40%) ProxySG
4 9 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.64%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.38%) Xen
8 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.13%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 44 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (3.32%) HP NNM
3 19 (2.43%) Netcool
4 18 (2.30%) CiscoWorks
5 13 (1.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (1.02%) TeMIP
6 8 (1.02%) Tivoli
6 8 (1.02%) OpenView
6 8 (1.02%) OVPI
7 6 (0.77%) SCCM
8 4 (0.51%) NSN NetAct
9 3 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.38%) SCOM
9 3 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.26%) WSUS
11 1 (0.13%) Nessus
11 1 (0.13%) CORE IMPACT
11 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 115 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.00%) Fujitsu
3 45 (5.75%) Cisco
4 43 (5.49%) Oracle
5 39 (4.98%) HP
6 38 (4.85%) SAP
7 31 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
8 30 (3.83%) CheckPoint
8 30 (3.83%) IBM
8 30 (3.83%) Juniper
8 30 (3.83%) F5
9 20 (2.55%) Business Objects
10 19 (2.43%) Citrix
11 18 (2.30%) Sage
11 18 (2.30%) VMware
12 12 (1.53%) Huawei
13 11 (1.40%) Blue Coat
13 11 (1.40%) Nokia
14 10 (1.28%) Informatica
14 10 (1.28%) EMC
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