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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 519 419 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 20.09% 16.94% 18.80%
As % of the General category 43.54% 39.87% 48.40%
Number of salaries quoted 343 324 288
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1192 1051 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 46.15% 42.50% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 644 727 608
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £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 24 October 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 353 (37.79%) Telecoms
2 214 (22.91%) Project Management
3 171 (18.31%) Retail
4 168 (17.99%) Banking
5 155 (16.60%) Security Cleared
6 143 (15.31%) SC Cleared
7 132 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
8 127 (13.60%) Degree
9 108 (11.56%) SQL
10 103 (11.03%) Microsoft
10 103 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
11 95 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 94 (10.06%) ITIL
13 86 (9.21%) CRM
14 84 (8.99%) HTML
15 83 (8.89%) Windows
16 82 (8.78%) ISEB
17 80 (8.57%) MS Excel
17 80 (8.57%) Risk Management
18 78 (8.35%) JavaScript
18 78 (8.35%) Mentoring
19 75 (8.03%) Marketing
20 74 (7.92%) SAP
20 74 (7.92%) Service Delivery
21 73 (7.82%) Migration
22 72 (7.71%) CSS
23 70 (7.49%) Business Development
24 69 (7.39%) Scrum
25 67 (7.17%) MS Office
25 67 (7.17%) QA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.21%) Tomcat
3 29 (3.10%) Apache
4 28 (3.00%) Apache Solr
5 12 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.28%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.86%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.75%) MS Project Server
7 7 (0.75%) Drupal
8 5 (0.54%) CICS
9 4 (0.43%) Lync
9 4 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.21%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.21%) JBoss
12 1 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.11%) CMS
12 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 80 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 67 (7.17%) MS Office
3 24 (2.57%) MS Project
4 13 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.21%) DOC1
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 28 (3.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 21 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.86%) SAP CO
4 8 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (0.86%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.75%) JDE OneWorld
5 7 (0.75%) SAP BPC
6 6 (0.64%) Agresso
6 6 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.43%) SAP FSCM
8 4 (0.43%) SAP FI-GL
8 4 (0.43%) HFM
8 4 (0.43%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.21%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.53%) SaaS
2 27 (2.89%) Office 365
3 23 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.64%) Force.com
5 6 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.03%) Internet
2 37 (3.96%) HTTP
3 30 (3.21%) Firewall
4 21 (2.25%) Wireless
5 18 (1.93%) WAN
6 16 (1.71%) LAN
7 15 (1.61%) SMTP
8 13 (1.39%) TCP/IP
8 13 (1.39%) DNS
9 11 (1.18%) SSL
10 10 (1.07%) OSPF
10 10 (1.07%) BGP
11 9 (0.96%) EIGRP
11 9 (0.96%) IGRP
11 9 (0.96%) TACACS
11 9 (0.96%) Unified Communications
11 9 (0.96%) LDAP
12 7 (0.75%) DMZ
12 7 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
13 6 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.85%) MySQL
3 18 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (0.75%) QlikView
7 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.64%) OLAP
9 5 (0.54%) Adabas
10 4 (0.43%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.43%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (0.32%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.32%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.21%) Hyperion Smart View
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
1 36 (3.85%) Selenium
2 35 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 28 (3.00%) Mockito
4 16 (1.71%) TestDirector
5 15 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.18%) Subversion
7 10 (1.07%) Maven
7 10 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.07%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.75%) NUnit
8 7 (0.75%) WebDriver
8 7 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.75%) WinRunner
9 4 (0.43%) JUnit
10 3 (0.32%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.32%) Trac
11 2 (0.21%) JIRA
12 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.11%) Ant
General
1 353 (37.79%) Telecoms
2 171 (18.31%) Retail
3 168 (17.99%) Banking
4 75 (8.03%) Marketing
5 57 (6.10%) German Language
6 46 (4.93%) Back Office
7 44 (4.71%) Manufacturing
8 43 (4.60%) Advertising
9 32 (3.43%) Legal
10 31 (3.32%) Billing
11 21 (2.25%) General Ledger
11 21 (2.25%) Multimedia
12 19 (2.03%) Aerospace
13 18 (1.93%) Electronics
14 8 (0.86%) Games
15 7 (0.75%) Publishing
16 5 (0.54%) Automotive
17 2 (0.21%) Front Office
17 2 (0.21%) Military
17 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 182 (19.49%) Consultant
2 140 (14.99%) Analyst
3 95 (10.17%) Architect
4 94 (10.06%) Project Manager
5 79 (8.46%) Developer
6 66 (7.07%) Test Analyst
7 55 (5.89%) Solutions Architect
8 44 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
9 39 (4.18%) Test Manager
10 36 (3.85%) Recruitment Consultant
11 32 (3.43%) Business Analyst
11 32 (3.43%) Resourcer
11 32 (3.43%) Recruitment Resourcer
12 30 (3.21%) Senior Consultant
13 28 (3.00%) Java Consultant
13 28 (3.00%) JDE Consultant
14 26 (2.78%) Java Developer
15 25 (2.68%) C# Developer
15 25 (2.68%) Senior Test Analyst
15 25 (2.68%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (8.99%) HTML
2 72 (7.71%) CSS
3 62 (6.64%) jQuery
4 60 (6.42%) XML
5 48 (5.14%) .NET
6 47 (5.03%) Web Services
7 41 (4.39%) JSP
8 39 (4.18%) J2EE
9 36 (3.85%) ASP.NET
10 33 (3.53%) XHTML
10 33 (3.53%) Spring
11 30 (3.21%) Java EE
12 29 (3.10%) XSLT
13 23 (2.46%) Ajax
14 22 (2.36%) WCF
15 17 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (1.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 14 (1.50%) HTML5
16 14 (1.50%) .NET Framework
16 14 (1.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.25%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.21%) iPad
4 28 (3.00%) Client/Server
5 19 (2.03%) PMI
6 16 (1.71%) DTV
6 16 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.61%) Social Media
8 11 (1.18%) RMADS
9 9 (0.96%) Mathematics
9 9 (0.96%) Mainframe
10 8 (0.86%) PKI
10 8 (0.86%) CMDB
11 7 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.75%) User Experience
12 6 (0.64%) Open Source
13 5 (0.54%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.54%) iPhone
13 5 (0.54%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 83 (8.89%) Windows
2 44 (4.71%) Linux
3 27 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (2.46%) UNIX
5 21 (2.25%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.86%) zOS
8 5 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.43%) AIX
10 3 (0.32%) Solaris
10 3 (0.32%) Debian
10 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.21%) Android
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.21%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (22.91%) Project Management
2 132 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (10.06%) ITIL
5 86 (9.21%) CRM
6 80 (8.57%) Risk Management
7 78 (8.35%) Mentoring
8 74 (7.92%) Service Delivery
9 73 (7.82%) Migration
10 70 (7.49%) Business Development
11 69 (7.39%) Scrum
12 59 (6.32%) PRINCE2
13 54 (5.78%) Programme Management
14 52 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
15 50 (5.35%) E-Commerce
16 49 (5.25%) Business Analysis
16 49 (5.25%) Software Testing
17 48 (5.14%) Unit Testing
18 45 (4.82%) Test Management
18 45 (4.82%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 108 (11.56%) SQL
2 78 (8.35%) JavaScript
3 62 (6.64%) Java
4 57 (6.10%) C#
5 30 (3.21%) C
6 23 (2.46%) VBScript
7 20 (2.14%) PHP
8 13 (1.39%) Ruby
9 10 (1.07%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.07%) Perl
10 9 (0.96%) C++
10 9 (0.96%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.96%) Python
11 8 (0.86%) ABAP
12 7 (0.75%) JCL
13 5 (0.54%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.43%) NATURAL
14 4 (0.43%) VB
15 3 (0.32%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 155 (16.60%) Security Cleared
2 143 (15.31%) SC Cleared
3 127 (13.60%) Degree
4 82 (8.78%) ISEB
5 56 (6.00%) PMI Certification
6 42 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 37 (3.96%) PMP
8 36 (3.85%) DV Cleared
9 33 (3.53%) ISTQB
10 12 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (0.96%) CIMA
11 9 (0.96%) ACCA
11 9 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.86%) CCA
12 8 (0.86%) MCSE
13 7 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 6 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.17%) QA
2 34 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.28%) SLA
4 10 (1.07%) COBIT
5 8 (0.86%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.64%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.21%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.21%) Xen
7 1 (0.11%) Nmap
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 60 (6.42%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (1.82%) HP NNM
3 12 (1.28%) Netcool
4 9 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
5 8 (0.86%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.86%) TeMIP
5 8 (0.86%) OVPI
5 8 (0.86%) SCCM
5 8 (0.86%) OpenView
6 5 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (0.43%) Unicenter
7 4 (0.43%) Tivoli NetView
7 4 (0.43%) MOM
7 4 (0.43%) OMEGAMON
7 4 (0.43%) Windows Intune
7 4 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.11%) Opsview
Vendors
1 103 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.92%) SAP
3 44 (4.71%) Cisco
4 43 (4.60%) Oracle
5 38 (4.07%) JD Edwards
6 36 (3.85%) HP
7 32 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
8 30 (3.21%) Citrix
9 28 (3.00%) hybris
10 27 (2.89%) IBM
11 25 (2.68%) F5
12 24 (2.57%) Juniper
13 23 (2.46%) Fujitsu
14 19 (2.03%) VMware
15 18 (1.93%) Business Objects
16 11 (1.18%) CheckPoint
17 10 (1.07%) Hyperion
17 10 (1.07%) BMC
17 10 (1.07%) Avaya
18 9 (0.96%) Sage
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