The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 103 150 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.28% 24.39% 22.26%
As % of the General category 53.09% 58.82% 47.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88 119 112
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £32,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £70,000 £80,750
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 Slough region.

General Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
194 255 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 40.08% 41.46% 47.04%
Number of salaries quoted 172 213 233
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Finance
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Finance Salary Trend in Slough

Finance
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Slough region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Slough

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 61 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
1 61 (26.41%) CRM
2 55 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 44 (19.05%) Windows
3 44 (19.05%) ITIL
4 42 (18.18%) Change Management
5 40 (17.32%) Oracle
6 39 (16.88%) Retail
7 36 (15.58%) Use Case
8 35 (15.15%) UML
9 33 (14.29%) Banking
10 32 (13.85%) Project Management
11 31 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (12.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 30 (12.99%) Waterfall
12 30 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (12.55%) PCI DSS
14 27 (11.69%) Network Security
14 27 (11.69%) User Stories
15 26 (11.26%) Business Analysis
15 26 (11.26%) Data Security
15 26 (11.26%) Active Directory
15 26 (11.26%) HTML
16 25 (10.82%) SCCM
17 24 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
17 24 (10.39%) Scrum
17 24 (10.39%) SAP
17 24 (10.39%) Microsoft
18 23 (9.96%) .NET
18 23 (9.96%) Time Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 20 (8.66%) IIS
2 8 (3.46%) Apache
2 8 (3.46%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (3.03%) Alfresco
3 7 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (3.03%) Liferay
3 7 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Web AS
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 22 (9.52%) MS Office
2 14 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 12 (5.19%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (4.33%) SAP CO
1 10 (4.33%) SAP FI
2 6 (2.60%) SAP FSCM
3 5 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.73%) Changepoint
5 3 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.30%) SAP GRC
5 3 (1.30%) Pivotal CRM
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.87%) Maximo
7 1 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.43%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.03%) GitHub
2 4 (1.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.69%) Network Security
2 14 (6.06%) DNS
3 13 (5.63%) DHCP
4 7 (3.03%) SSL
5 5 (2.16%) Firewall
6 3 (1.30%) Modbus
6 3 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.30%) SAN
7 2 (0.87%) BGP
7 2 (0.87%) OSPF
7 2 (0.87%) VPN
7 2 (0.87%) WAN
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.43%) VLAN
8 1 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.43%) LTE
8 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.43%) 4G
8 1 (0.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 7 (3.03%) MS Access
3 4 (1.73%) SAP BW
3 4 (1.73%) MySQL
3 4 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.30%) DataStage
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.43%) QlikView
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) DB2
6 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (4.33%) Selenium
2 9 (3.90%) JIRA
3 8 (3.46%) Subversion
3 8 (3.46%) IntelliJ
3 8 (3.46%) Gradle
3 8 (3.46%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.03%) WebDriver
4 7 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.73%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.73%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (1.30%) NUnit
7 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.43%) Hudson
8 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.43%) Ant
8 1 (0.43%) JUnit
General
1 55 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 39 (16.88%) Retail
3 33 (14.29%) Banking
4 18 (7.79%) Advertising
5 16 (6.93%) Legal
6 12 (5.19%) Billing
6 12 (5.19%) Marketing
7 7 (3.03%) General Ledger
8 5 (2.16%) Electronics
9 4 (1.73%) French Language
10 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.87%) Games
11 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.87%) German Language
11 2 (0.87%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 88 (38.10%) Analyst
2 60 (25.97%) Business Analyst
3 28 (12.12%) Systems Analyst
4 26 (11.26%) Developer
5 25 (10.82%) Business Systems Analyst
6 24 (10.39%) Financial Business Analyst
7 21 (9.09%) Consultant
8 19 (8.23%) Project Manager
9 18 (7.79%) Technical Business Analyst
9 18 (7.79%) Technical Analyst
9 18 (7.79%) CRM Systems Analyst
10 15 (6.49%) Senior Consultant
11 14 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (5.63%) Senior Business Analyst
12 13 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (5.19%) Server Engineer
14 11 (4.76%) Applications Support
15 9 (3.90%) Support Analyst
16 8 (3.46%) SAP Consultant
16 8 (3.46%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.26%) HTML
2 23 (9.96%) .NET
3 14 (6.06%) XML
3 14 (6.06%) J2EE
4 12 (5.19%) XSLT
5 11 (4.76%) Struts
5 11 (4.76%) CSS
6 10 (4.33%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.90%) WCF
7 9 (3.90%) XHTML
8 7 (3.03%) Velocity
8 7 (3.03%) JSR 168
8 7 (3.03%) Spring
8 7 (3.03%) Servlets
9 6 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.16%) jQuery
10 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (2.16%) SOAP
10 5 (2.16%) Web Services
11 4 (1.73%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.93%) FMCG
3 15 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.03%) Open Source
6 6 (2.60%) iSeries
6 6 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.16%) AS400
8 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.30%) RMADS
9 3 (1.30%) DTV
10 2 (0.87%) User Experience
10 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.87%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.87%) Wiki
10 2 (0.87%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.43%) iPhone
11 1 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.05%) Windows
2 20 (8.66%) UNIX
3 9 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.46%) Solaris
4 8 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.03%) Linux
6 3 (1.30%) CentOS
7 2 (0.87%) AIX
7 2 (0.87%) Debian
7 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.43%) Android
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
1 61 (26.41%) CRM
2 44 (19.05%) ITIL
3 42 (18.18%) Change Management
4 36 (15.58%) Use Case
5 35 (15.15%) UML
6 32 (13.85%) Project Management
7 31 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (12.99%) Waterfall
9 27 (11.69%) User Stories
10 26 (11.26%) Business Analysis
10 26 (11.26%) Data Security
11 24 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (10.39%) Scrum
12 23 (9.96%) Time Management
13 19 (8.23%) Kalman Filter
14 18 (7.79%) Systems Analysis
15 17 (7.36%) PRINCE2
16 16 (6.93%) Service Delivery
16 16 (6.93%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.52%) C#
2 21 (9.09%) Java
3 20 (8.66%) SQL
4 18 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.03%) Groovy
5 7 (3.03%) Scala
5 7 (3.03%) C
6 4 (1.73%) Perl
6 4 (1.73%) ABAP
6 4 (1.73%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.30%) Ruby
7 3 (1.30%) PHP
7 3 (1.30%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.87%) SAPscript
8 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.87%) RPG
9 1 (0.43%) Korn
9 1 (0.43%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 22 (9.52%) Degree
2 20 (8.66%) ISEB
3 17 (7.36%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.76%) CCNA
4 11 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.90%) AAT
5 9 (3.90%) CIMA
6 8 (3.46%) ACCA
7 7 (3.03%) CCA
7 7 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.73%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.87%) CISSP
10 2 (0.87%) CISA
10 2 (0.87%) OSCP
10 2 (0.87%) OSCE
10 2 (0.87%) ICAEW
10 2 (0.87%) CEH
10 2 (0.87%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 29 (12.55%) PCI DSS
3 13 (5.63%) SLA
4 8 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.46%) QA
5 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (11.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (5.19%) ISA Server
3 12 (5.19%) KVM
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) Xen
4 1 (0.43%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (10.82%) SCCM
2 14 (6.06%) ARCserve
3 4 (1.73%) Nagios
4 3 (1.30%) Zenoss
4 3 (1.30%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.43%) YUM
5 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (17.32%) Oracle
2 24 (10.39%) SAP
2 24 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.96%) F5
4 22 (9.52%) Cisco
5 20 (8.66%) Siebel
5 20 (8.66%) ServiceNow
6 19 (8.23%) Websense
7 18 (7.79%) Juniper
8 13 (5.63%) Fujitsu
9 12 (5.19%) McAfee
10 7 (3.03%) GigaSpaces
10 7 (3.03%) IBM
11 6 (2.60%) Ab Initio
11 6 (2.60%) Teradata
12 4 (1.73%) Avaya
12 4 (1.73%) HP
12 4 (1.73%) Dell
12 4 (1.73%) Business Objects
13 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
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