The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 36 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.16% 10.49% 13.91%
As % of the General category 65.45% 25.86% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 14
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £78,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £27,600 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £68,550 £50,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Finance
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

General Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
55 58 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 36.91% 40.56% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 22
Average salary £31,750 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.83% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £83,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Shropshire region.

Finance Salary Trend in Shropshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Finance
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +10 30 £30,000 -27.27%
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 14 (30.43%) Banking
2 12 (26.09%) ITIL
3 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
4 9 (19.57%) SQL
5 8 (17.39%) UNIX
5 8 (17.39%) Windows
5 8 (17.39%) HP
5 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.22%) IBM
6 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.04%) WebLogic
7 6 (13.04%) Linux
7 6 (13.04%) ISEB
7 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (13.04%) Aerospace
7 6 (13.04%) Scrum
7 6 (13.04%) Retail
7 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.04%) QA
7 6 (13.04%) SaaS
8 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.87%) Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) C#
9 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
9 4 (8.70%) .NET
9 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
9 4 (8.70%) Citrix
9 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (8.70%) Service Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 6 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.52%) DNS
1 3 (6.52%) DDNS
2 2 (4.35%) DSL
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) NAS
2 2 (4.35%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) Broadband
2 2 (4.35%) VoIP
2 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) IPv4
3 1 (2.17%) IPv6
3 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.17%) VLAN
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Selenium
1 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (30.43%) Banking
2 6 (13.04%) Retail
2 6 (13.04%) Aerospace
3 4 (8.70%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Service Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Junior
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Service Management Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Junior Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Test Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (2.17%) WinForms
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) UNIX
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows NT
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Scrum
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) Service Management
6 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.52%) Data Management
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (6.52%) Line Management
8 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.35%) Network Design
9 1 (2.17%) Workflow
9 1 (2.17%) Process Management
9 1 (2.17%) Change Control
9 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) C#
2 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.52%) VBScript
3 3 (6.52%) VB
4 2 (4.35%) C
5 1 (2.17%) VBA
5 1 (2.17%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ISEB
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) ACCA
5 1 (2.17%) CIMA
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.17%) MCITP
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.35%) XenServer
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) HP
2 7 (15.22%) IBM
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.70%) Citrix
4 4 (8.70%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) Lotus
6 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Cognos
6 1 (2.17%) Brocade
6 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.17%) Anaplan