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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 430 399 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.99% 16.87% 16.75%
As % of the General category 45.07% 42.09% 47.04%
Number of salaries quoted 366 285 288
Average salary £54,625 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £95,000 £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
954 948 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 42.14% 40.08% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 657 557 588
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 7 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 245 (27.34%) Telecoms
2 222 (24.78%) Project Management
3 212 (23.66%) Banking
4 181 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (16.41%) SQL
6 146 (16.29%) PRINCE2
7 131 (14.62%) Degree
8 119 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 117 (13.06%) Scrum
10 109 (12.17%) Oracle
11 106 (11.83%) Security Cleared
12 100 (11.16%) Marketing
13 97 (10.83%) SC Cleared
14 96 (10.71%) Java
15 85 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
16 81 (9.04%) SQL Server
16 81 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
17 71 (7.92%) ITIL
18 62 (6.92%) MS Excel
18 62 (6.92%) .NET
19 61 (6.81%) Windows
20 60 (6.70%) Microsoft
21 59 (6.58%) C#
21 59 (6.58%) Business Analysis
22 58 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
23 57 (6.36%) Management Information System
23 57 (6.36%) SDLC
24 56 (6.25%) CRM
24 56 (6.25%) UNIX
25 53 (5.92%) Waterfall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 19 (2.12%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.90%) WebSphere
3 16 (1.79%) WebLogic
4 13 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.34%) IIS
6 11 (1.23%) SAS
7 7 (0.78%) JBoss
7 7 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.56%) Lync
10 4 (0.45%) CMS
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle UPK
11 3 (0.33%) Drupal
12 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 62 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 39 (4.35%) MS Office
3 36 (4.02%) MS Project
4 19 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 30 (3.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 26 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (2.01%) Oracle Financials
4 14 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
5 13 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 12 (1.34%) Oracle 11i
7 11 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (1.12%) Remedy AR System
9 7 (0.78%) Oracle HRMS
9 7 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (0.67%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.67%) SAP CO
11 5 (0.56%) SAP FI-GL
11 5 (0.56%) Agresso
12 3 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
12 3 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (0.33%) SAP FSCM
12 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.46%) SaaS
2 19 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.45%) PaaS
3 4 (0.45%) IaaS
3 4 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.22%) Office 365
6 1 (0.11%) GitHub
6 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.11%) Force.com
6 1 (0.11%) Nimbula
6 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.79%) Firewall
2 28 (3.13%) DNS
3 23 (2.57%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.12%) DHCP
4 19 (2.12%) LAN
5 18 (2.01%) Unified Communications
6 17 (1.90%) ATM
6 17 (1.90%) WAN
7 15 (1.67%) SAN
8 14 (1.56%) Wireless
9 12 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (1.34%) NAS
9 12 (1.34%) Internet
9 12 (1.34%) VPN
10 6 (0.67%) VoIP
10 6 (0.67%) SSL
11 5 (0.56%) SNMP
11 5 (0.56%) DMZ
12 4 (0.45%) Intranet
12 4 (0.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (3.24%) Oracle Database
4 22 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.45%) RavenDB
9 11 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (0.78%) DTS
12 6 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
12 6 (0.67%) QlikView
13 5 (0.56%) MySQL
13 5 (0.56%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.56%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 23 (2.57%) Visual Studio
2 19 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.79%) Maven
4 15 (1.67%) Selenium
5 11 (1.23%) MSTest
6 10 (1.12%) NUnit
7 9 (1.00%) Subversion
7 9 (1.00%) ERwin
7 9 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (1.00%) Moq
7 9 (1.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.67%) ClearQuest
8 6 (0.67%) ClearCase
8 6 (0.67%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.56%) Toad
10 4 (0.45%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.33%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 245 (27.34%) Telecoms
2 212 (23.66%) Banking
3 100 (11.16%) Marketing
4 38 (4.24%) Retail
4 38 (4.24%) Legal
5 30 (3.35%) Advertising
6 29 (3.24%) Billing
7 24 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.45%) Electronics
10 11 (1.23%) Back Office
11 7 (0.78%) Automotive
12 6 (0.67%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.56%) Local Government
14 4 (0.45%) German Language
15 2 (0.22%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.22%) Law
15 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 174 (19.42%) Analyst
2 148 (16.52%) Project Manager
3 102 (11.38%) Consultant
4 101 (11.27%) Developer
5 86 (9.60%) Business Analyst
6 54 (6.03%) Senior Manager
7 52 (5.80%) Architect
8 39 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
9 36 (4.02%) Account Manager
9 36 (4.02%) Senior Project Manager
10 34 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
11 32 (3.57%) Java Developer
12 27 (3.01%) Test Analyst
12 27 (3.01%) Oracle Consultant
13 24 (2.68%) .NET Developer
14 18 (2.01%) Software Developer
15 17 (1.90%) Programmer
15 17 (1.90%) Business Consultant
15 17 (1.90%) Business Manager
15 17 (1.90%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (6.92%) .NET
2 46 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 40 (4.46%) XML
4 38 (4.24%) CSS
5 37 (4.13%) jQuery
6 34 (3.79%) HTML
7 29 (3.24%) J2EE
8 28 (3.13%) Spring
9 27 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (3.01%) AngularJS
10 22 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 22 (2.46%) WCF
11 19 (2.12%) SOAP
12 17 (1.90%) WPF
13 16 (1.79%) WF
13 16 (1.79%) Web Services
13 16 (1.79%) Entity Framework
14 14 (1.56%) Ajax
15 13 (1.45%) Java EE
15 13 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 40 (4.46%) Data Centre
4 30 (3.35%) Visualisation
5 25 (2.79%) Inversion of Control
6 19 (2.12%) Social Media
6 19 (2.12%) Clustering
7 17 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
8 16 (1.79%) User Experience
9 15 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.45%) DTV
11 12 (1.34%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.23%) Computer Science
13 10 (1.12%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.00%) Social Network
15 7 (0.78%) Digital Media
16 6 (0.67%) Graphic Design
16 6 (0.67%) Replication
16 6 (0.67%) Economics
16 6 (0.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 61 (6.81%) Windows
2 56 (6.25%) UNIX
3 35 (3.91%) Linux
4 17 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (1.23%) Windows XP
6 11 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.22%) Android
7 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (24.78%) Project Management
2 181 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (16.29%) PRINCE2
4 119 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 117 (13.06%) Scrum
6 85 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
7 71 (7.92%) ITIL
8 59 (6.58%) Business Analysis
9 57 (6.36%) SDLC
10 56 (6.25%) CRM
11 53 (5.92%) Waterfall
12 49 (5.47%) Analytics
13 48 (5.36%) People Management
13 48 (5.36%) Migration
14 43 (4.80%) Information Security
15 38 (4.24%) DSDM
15 38 (4.24%) Business Development
15 38 (4.24%) Unit Testing
15 38 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
15 38 (4.24%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (16.41%) SQL
2 96 (10.71%) Java
3 59 (6.58%) C#
4 37 (4.13%) JavaScript
5 36 (4.02%) T-SQL
6 20 (2.23%) PL/SQL
7 16 (1.79%) Perl
8 13 (1.45%) PHP
9 12 (1.34%) TypeScript
10 11 (1.23%) Python
11 9 (1.00%) VB
12 7 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.67%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.45%) VBA
14 4 (0.45%) VBScript
14 4 (0.45%) C
15 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.22%) R
16 2 (0.22%) Ruby
16 2 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 131 (14.62%) Degree
2 106 (11.83%) Security Cleared
3 97 (10.83%) SC Cleared
4 34 (3.79%) ISEB
5 25 (2.79%) ISTQB
6 22 (2.46%) PMI Certification
7 19 (2.12%) PMP
7 19 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 18 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (1.90%) CISSP
9 17 (1.90%) MCSE
10 13 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 11 (1.23%) MCITP
13 10 (1.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (1.00%) MBA
14 9 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.78%) CCNP
16 6 (0.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.80%) QA
2 36 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (3.01%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.67%) SLA
5 12 (1.34%) COBIT
6 11 (1.23%) ISO 14001
7 8 (0.89%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.45%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (2.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.23%) vSphere
3 11 (1.23%) Terminal Services
3 11 (1.23%) vCloud
4 10 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.11%) UAG
5 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.11%) Samba
5 1 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (0.45%) SCOM
4 3 (0.33%) SCCM
5 2 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.22%) Nagios
5 2 (0.22%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.11%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 109 (12.17%) Oracle
2 60 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.02%) Cisco
4 30 (3.35%) HP
5 28 (3.13%) SAP
6 23 (2.57%) Juniper
7 21 (2.34%) Twitter
8 17 (1.90%) VMware
9 16 (1.79%) Informatica
9 16 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.56%) IBM
10 14 (1.56%) Adobe
11 12 (1.34%) Tableau
12 11 (1.23%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.12%) Veritas
13 10 (1.12%) BMC
13 10 (1.12%) CA
13 10 (1.12%) Remedy
14 9 (1.00%) Facebook
15 8 (0.89%) F5
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £125000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 30% bonus/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 30% bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 30% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
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The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Benefits
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JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% annual Bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car + bonus + package
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Livos Energy
Salary: Competitive Salary Offered
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
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Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
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CGI
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
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