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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 512 404 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 20.54% 17.88% 19.20%
As % of the General category 47.72% 42.48% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 366 313 301
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £74,500 £80,000
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
1073 951 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 43.04% 42.10% 36.90%
Number of salaries quoted 646 669 584
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 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,000 £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 16 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 318 (34.64%) Telecoms
2 214 (23.31%) Project Management
3 172 (18.74%) Retail
3 172 (18.74%) Security Cleared
4 157 (17.10%) SC Cleared
5 125 (13.62%) Banking
6 113 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
7 109 (11.87%) Microsoft
8 101 (11.00%) Degree
9 92 (10.02%) SQL
10 91 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 88 (9.59%) ITIL
12 87 (9.48%) MS Excel
13 86 (9.37%) Risk Management
14 85 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
15 82 (8.93%) Windows
16 81 (8.82%) CRM
17 77 (8.39%) Marketing
18 76 (8.28%) ISEB
19 75 (8.17%) Migration
20 71 (7.73%) Business Development
20 71 (7.73%) Mentoring
21 69 (7.52%) Service Delivery
22 67 (7.30%) PRINCE2
23 64 (6.97%) MS Office
23 64 (6.97%) SAP
24 63 (6.86%) HTML
25 62 (6.75%) JavaScript
25 62 (6.75%) Network Design
26 61 (6.64%) SQL Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 38 (4.14%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.29%) Apache
3 20 (2.18%) Tomcat
3 20 (2.18%) Apache Solr
4 19 (2.07%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.09%) MS Project Server
7 7 (0.76%) Drupal
8 6 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.65%) Lync
9 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.54%) CICS
10 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.22%) CMS
12 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.22%) WordPress
13 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 87 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 64 (6.97%) MS Office
3 28 (3.05%) MS Project
4 12 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.22%) DOC1
8 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 19 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (1.85%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 11 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.76%) JDE OneWorld
5 6 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.65%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.65%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.65%) Agresso
6 5 (0.54%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.54%) Sage 200
6 5 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.44%) HFM
7 4 (0.44%) SAP R/3
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.33%) Exchequer
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.49%) SaaS
2 30 (3.27%) Office 365
3 24 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.65%) Force.com
5 6 (0.65%) IaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.77%) Internet
2 52 (5.66%) Firewall
3 44 (4.79%) HTTP
4 32 (3.49%) WAN
5 30 (3.27%) LAN
5 30 (3.27%) DNS
6 29 (3.16%) SMTP
7 24 (2.61%) SSL
8 23 (2.51%) Wireless
9 21 (2.29%) TCP/IP
10 18 (1.96%) BGP
10 18 (1.96%) OSPF
11 17 (1.85%) EIGRP
11 17 (1.85%) IGRP
11 17 (1.85%) TACACS
11 17 (1.85%) LDAP
12 9 (0.98%) VoIP
13 8 (0.87%) VPN
13 8 (0.87%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.87%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.05%) MySQL
3 20 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (0.76%) SAP BW
8 7 (0.76%) OLAP
9 6 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.54%) Adabas
11 4 (0.44%) IDOL
11 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.44%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (0.44%) QlikView
12 3 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.22%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 40 (4.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 28 (3.05%) Selenium
3 26 (2.83%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.18%) Mockito
5 19 (2.07%) TestDirector
6 10 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.98%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.87%) WinRunner
9 7 (0.76%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.76%) NUnit
10 6 (0.65%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.54%) Subversion
12 4 (0.44%) Maven
12 4 (0.44%) JUnit
12 4 (0.44%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.33%) Trac
14 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
15 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
15 1 (0.11%) JIRA
General
1 318 (34.64%) Telecoms
2 172 (18.74%) Retail
3 125 (13.62%) Banking
4 77 (8.39%) Marketing
5 59 (6.43%) German Language
6 53 (5.77%) Back Office
7 40 (4.36%) Manufacturing
8 39 (4.25%) Advertising
9 35 (3.81%) Legal
10 28 (3.05%) Billing
11 21 (2.29%) Multimedia
12 17 (1.85%) Electronics
13 12 (1.31%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.87%) Games
15 7 (0.76%) Publishing
16 4 (0.44%) Military
17 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.22%) Automotive
18 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
19 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 154 (16.78%) Consultant
2 144 (15.69%) Analyst
3 98 (10.68%) Project Manager
4 93 (10.13%) Architect
5 68 (7.41%) Developer
6 64 (6.97%) Test Analyst
7 47 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
8 44 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
9 42 (4.58%) Business Analyst
10 34 (3.70%) Recruitment Consultant
11 33 (3.59%) Senior Manager
12 32 (3.49%) Resourcer
12 32 (3.49%) Recruitment Resourcer
13 30 (3.27%) Senior Project Manager
14 29 (3.16%) Senior Consultant
15 26 (2.83%) C# Developer
15 26 (2.83%) Senior Test Analyst
16 25 (2.72%) Test Manager
16 25 (2.72%) Junior
16 25 (2.72%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (6.86%) HTML
2 55 (5.99%) CSS
3 54 (5.88%) .NET
4 52 (5.66%) XML
5 47 (5.12%) jQuery
6 38 (4.14%) Web Services
6 38 (4.14%) ASP.NET
7 26 (2.83%) Spring
8 25 (2.72%) JSP
9 24 (2.61%) XHTML
10 23 (2.51%) J2EE
11 22 (2.40%) SOAP
11 22 (2.40%) WCF
12 21 (2.29%) Ajax
12 21 (2.29%) XSLT
13 20 (2.18%) Java EE
14 17 (1.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 17 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (1.53%) .NET Framework
16 10 (1.09%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 26 (2.83%) Client/Server
4 22 (2.40%) iPad
5 18 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 18 (1.96%) PMI
6 15 (1.63%) DTV
7 13 (1.42%) RMADS
7 13 (1.42%) Social Media
8 12 (1.31%) PKI
9 9 (0.98%) Mainframe
10 8 (0.87%) Mathematics
10 8 (0.87%) CMDB
11 7 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.76%) GIS
12 6 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.54%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.54%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.54%) Open Source
13 5 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 82 (8.93%) Windows
2 38 (4.14%) Linux
3 34 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (1.74%) UNIX
4 16 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.42%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.31%) Windows XP
7 8 (0.87%) zOS
8 7 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.44%) AIX
10 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.33%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.33%) Solaris
12 2 (0.22%) Debian
12 2 (0.22%) CentOS
12 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (23.31%) Project Management
2 113 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (9.59%) ITIL
5 86 (9.37%) Risk Management
6 81 (8.82%) CRM
7 75 (8.17%) Migration
8 71 (7.73%) Business Development
8 71 (7.73%) Mentoring
9 69 (7.52%) Service Delivery
10 67 (7.30%) PRINCE2
11 62 (6.75%) Network Design
12 53 (5.77%) Programme Management
12 53 (5.77%) Business Analysis
13 51 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
14 50 (5.45%) Scrum
15 45 (4.90%) Six Sigma
16 42 (4.58%) Information Security
17 39 (4.25%) Change Management
17 39 (4.25%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 92 (10.02%) SQL
2 62 (6.75%) JavaScript
3 52 (5.66%) C#
4 44 (4.79%) Java
5 26 (2.83%) VBScript
6 22 (2.40%) C
7 15 (1.63%) Ruby
8 14 (1.53%) PHP
9 11 (1.20%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.76%) JCL
11 6 (0.65%) ABAP
11 6 (0.65%) Python
12 5 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.54%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.44%) VB
13 4 (0.44%) Perl
13 4 (0.44%) NATURAL
13 4 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.44%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 172 (18.74%) Security Cleared
2 157 (17.10%) SC Cleared
3 101 (11.00%) Degree
4 76 (8.28%) ISEB
5 54 (5.88%) PMI Certification
6 46 (5.01%) DV Cleared
7 37 (4.03%) PMP
8 31 (3.38%) ISTQB
9 29 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (0.65%) CIMA
13 6 (0.65%) MCSE
13 6 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.65%) CCA
13 6 (0.65%) ACCA
13 6 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.64%) QA
2 56 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.85%) COBIT
4 13 (1.42%) SLA
5 12 (1.31%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.87%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.98%) ProxySG
5 6 (0.65%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.33%) Xen
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.11%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 61 (6.64%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (2.72%) HP NNM
3 17 (1.85%) Netcool
3 17 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (0.87%) TeMIP
5 8 (0.87%) OpenView
5 8 (0.87%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.87%) OVPI
6 6 (0.65%) SCCM
7 4 (0.44%) Tivoli NetView
7 4 (0.44%) MOM
7 4 (0.44%) Unicenter
7 4 (0.44%) OMEGAMON
7 4 (0.44%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Intune
8 3 (0.33%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.11%) Opsview
9 1 (0.11%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 109 (11.87%) Microsoft
2 64 (6.97%) SAP
3 46 (5.01%) HP
4 45 (4.90%) Cisco
5 38 (4.14%) Oracle
6 35 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
7 32 (3.49%) F5
8 31 (3.38%) Juniper
9 30 (3.27%) Fujitsu
10 26 (2.83%) Citrix
10 26 (2.83%) JD Edwards
10 26 (2.83%) CheckPoint
11 25 (2.72%) IBM
12 20 (2.18%) VMware
12 20 (2.18%) hybris
13 17 (1.85%) Sage
14 11 (1.20%) Business Objects
15 10 (1.09%) Blue Coat
15 10 (1.09%) BMC
15 10 (1.09%) Hyperion
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Stock
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Microsoft
Salary: £80k depending on skills and experience plus bonus (10% OTE) and excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Microsoft
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + £10k bonus, £6k car, negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + car allowance + 15% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago