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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 412 374 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 17.60% 16.56% 18.67%
As % of the General category 43.55% 43.95% 54.30%
Number of salaries quoted 301 278 325
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £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
946 851 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.41% 37.67% 34.39%
Number of salaries quoted 561 590 617
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,480 £28,600
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 23 July 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 243 (30.72%) Telecoms
2 173 (21.87%) Security Cleared
3 167 (21.11%) Retail
4 159 (20.10%) SC Cleared
5 151 (19.09%) Project Management
6 111 (14.03%) Microsoft
7 94 (11.88%) MS Excel
8 85 (10.75%) Windows
9 82 (10.37%) SQL Server
10 81 (10.24%) Banking
11 75 (9.48%) SQL
12 67 (8.47%) .NET
12 67 (8.47%) ITIL
13 65 (8.22%) Risk Management
14 64 (8.09%) Network Design
15 63 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 62 (7.84%) CRM
17 61 (7.71%) Agile Software Development
18 60 (7.59%) Marketing
18 60 (7.59%) Degree
19 59 (7.46%) C#
20 58 (7.33%) ISEB
20 58 (7.33%) Business Development
21 55 (6.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 55 (6.95%) Migration
21 55 (6.95%) Firewall
22 54 (6.83%) MS Office
23 53 (6.70%) Back Office
24 52 (6.57%) German Language
24 52 (6.57%) DV Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 40 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.16%) WebSphere
3 19 (2.40%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.64%) MS Project Server
5 12 (1.52%) Apache
6 10 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (1.14%) Lync
8 8 (1.01%) Apache Solr
8 8 (1.01%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.38%) IIS
11 3 (0.38%) CICS
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.38%) Drupal
11 3 (0.38%) WordPress
12 2 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 94 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 54 (6.83%) MS Office
3 26 (3.29%) MS Project
4 15 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) 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 11 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.76%) Agresso
4 6 (0.76%) Sage 200
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.51%) HFM
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.38%) Exchequer
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.38%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.25%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.67%) SaaS
2 17 (2.15%) Office 365
3 14 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.76%) IaaS
5 5 (0.63%) Force.com
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.95%) Firewall
2 47 (5.94%) Internet
3 38 (4.80%) HTTP
4 36 (4.55%) WAN
5 35 (4.42%) LAN
6 34 (4.30%) DNS
7 33 (4.17%) SMTP
8 27 (3.41%) SSL
9 22 (2.78%) TCP/IP
10 20 (2.53%) Wireless
11 19 (2.40%) OSPF
11 19 (2.40%) BGP
12 18 (2.28%) EIGRP
12 18 (2.28%) IGRP
12 18 (2.28%) TACACS
12 18 (2.28%) LDAP
13 11 (1.39%) SAN
14 10 (1.26%) NetScaler
15 9 (1.14%) VPN
16 7 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.64%) MySQL
6 10 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.14%) QlikView
8 8 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.88%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.76%) IDOL
10 6 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.63%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (0.51%) MS Access
12 4 (0.51%) Adabas
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 29 (3.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (2.65%) TestDirector
3 13 (1.64%) Selenium
4 12 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 11 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.26%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.01%) LoadRunner
7 8 (1.01%) WinRunner
7 8 (1.01%) Mockito
8 5 (0.63%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.38%) NUnit
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.25%) JUnit
10 2 (0.25%) Subversion
10 2 (0.25%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.13%) Maven
11 1 (0.13%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.13%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.13%) PVCS
11 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
General
1 243 (30.72%) Telecoms
2 167 (21.11%) Retail
3 81 (10.24%) Banking
4 60 (7.59%) Marketing
5 53 (6.70%) Back Office
6 52 (6.57%) German Language
7 34 (4.30%) Advertising
8 27 (3.41%) Legal
9 21 (2.65%) Multimedia
10 15 (1.90%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.77%) Billing
12 7 (0.88%) Electronics
13 6 (0.76%) Publishing
14 5 (0.63%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.51%) Military
15 4 (0.51%) Automotive
16 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.25%) Local Government
17 1 (0.13%) Games
17 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 119 (15.04%) Analyst
2 110 (13.91%) Consultant
3 78 (9.86%) Project Manager
4 76 (9.61%) Architect
5 67 (8.47%) Developer
6 52 (6.57%) Test Analyst
7 36 (4.55%) Senior Manager
8 34 (4.30%) Business Analyst
9 32 (4.05%) Recruitment Consultant
10 31 (3.92%) Senior Project Manager
11 30 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
12 28 (3.54%) Resourcer
12 28 (3.54%) Recruitment Resourcer
13 26 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (3.16%) .NET Developer
15 23 (2.91%) Network Engineer
16 22 (2.78%) Junior
17 21 (2.65%) Account Manager
18 20 (2.53%) Senior Test Analyst
18 20 (2.53%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (8.47%) .NET
2 51 (6.45%) HTML
3 48 (6.07%) ASP.NET
4 41 (5.18%) XML
5 32 (4.05%) CSS
6 28 (3.54%) jQuery
7 26 (3.29%) Web Services
8 21 (2.65%) SOAP
9 16 (2.02%) Ajax
10 14 (1.77%) WCF
11 13 (1.64%) XSLT
11 13 (1.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 12 (1.52%) Spring
12 12 (1.52%) .NET Framework
13 10 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (1.01%) Java EE
14 8 (1.01%) WinForms
14 8 (1.01%) XHTML
14 8 (1.01%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 18 (2.28%) Client/Server
3 16 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 15 (1.90%) RMADS
5 12 (1.52%) PKI
5 12 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.26%) IBM Mainframe
7 10 (1.26%) iPad
8 9 (1.14%) Social Media
8 9 (1.14%) PMI
8 9 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.01%) GIS
9 8 (1.01%) CMDB
10 7 (0.88%) DTV
10 7 (0.88%) Data Integration
10 7 (0.88%) FMCG
10 7 (0.88%) DataPower
11 5 (0.63%) Open Source
12 4 (0.51%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 85 (10.75%) Windows
2 44 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (3.79%) Linux
4 20 (2.53%) UNIX
5 19 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.02%) Windows XP
7 9 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.01%) AIX
9 7 (0.88%) Solaris
9 7 (0.88%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.63%) 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
1 151 (19.09%) Project Management
2 67 (8.47%) ITIL
3 65 (8.22%) Risk Management
4 64 (8.09%) Network Design
5 63 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (7.84%) CRM
7 61 (7.71%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (7.33%) Business Development
9 55 (6.95%) Migration
10 51 (6.45%) Service Delivery
11 50 (6.32%) PRINCE2
12 45 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (5.44%) Programme Management
14 41 (5.18%) Service Management
14 41 (5.18%) Six Sigma
15 40 (5.06%) Load Balancing
16 39 (4.93%) Information Security
17 38 (4.80%) Business Analysis
18 36 (4.55%) Product Management
18 36 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 75 (9.48%) SQL
2 59 (7.46%) C#
3 46 (5.82%) JavaScript
4 31 (3.92%) Java
5 22 (2.78%) VBScript
6 14 (1.77%) C
7 13 (1.64%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.39%) Ruby
9 10 (1.26%) Python
9 10 (1.26%) PHP
10 9 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.14%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.88%) COBOL
12 6 (0.76%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.63%) VB
14 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.51%) Perl
14 4 (0.51%) JCL
15 3 (0.38%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 173 (21.87%) Security Cleared
2 159 (20.10%) SC Cleared
3 60 (7.59%) Degree
4 58 (7.33%) ISEB
5 52 (6.57%) DV Cleared
6 29 (3.67%) PMI Certification
7 24 (3.03%) ISTQB
8 21 (2.65%) PMP
9 18 (2.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.63%) MCSE
13 5 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 4 (0.51%) MCP
14 4 (0.51%) CCNP
14 4 (0.51%) ACCA
14 4 (0.51%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (5.44%) QA
3 13 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.52%) COBIT
5 10 (1.26%) SLA
6 4 (0.51%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.39%) ProxySG
4 8 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.63%) 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 48 (6.07%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (3.29%) HP NNM
3 19 (2.40%) Netcool
4 18 (2.28%) CiscoWorks
5 13 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (1.01%) TeMIP
6 8 (1.01%) Tivoli
6 8 (1.01%) OpenView
6 8 (1.01%) OVPI
7 6 (0.76%) SCCM
8 4 (0.51%) NSN NetAct
9 3 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.25%) SCOM
10 2 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.13%) CORE IMPACT
11 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.13%) Nessus
11 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 111 (14.03%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.56%) Cisco
3 43 (5.44%) Oracle
3 43 (5.44%) SAP
4 42 (5.31%) Fujitsu
5 38 (4.80%) HP
6 32 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (4.05%) F5
7 31 (3.92%) Juniper
8 30 (3.79%) CheckPoint
9 29 (3.67%) IBM
10 19 (2.40%) Business Objects
11 18 (2.28%) Citrix
11 18 (2.28%) Sage
12 17 (2.15%) VMware
13 11 (1.39%) Huawei
13 11 (1.39%) Blue Coat
13 11 (1.39%) Nokia
14 10 (1.26%) Informatica
14 10 (1.26%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus, Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £55000 - £67000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 36,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Stock, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
FISCAL Technologies
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Total Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £70k - £85k OTE
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Stock
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 - 80000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago