The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3815 3957 3900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.97% 16.73% 17.29%
As % of the General category 47.90% 44.96% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3114 3025 2890
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Finance
England

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

General Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7965 8802 8681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.51% 37.22% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 6453 6394
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Finance
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Finance Salary Trend in the South East

Finance
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in the South East

Finance
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
Berkshire +4 966 £55,000 +10.00% 104
Surrey -2 941 £50,000 - 101
Hampshire +2 613 £45,000 - 81
Buckinghamshire 0 408 £47,500 +11.76% 42
West Sussex -2 245 £47,000 -14.54% 27
Kent +3 205 £40,000 -15.78% 31
East Sussex +15 201 £50,000 +17.64% 14
Oxfordshire +7 162 £49,500 +10.00% 32
Middlesex +3 24 £43,750 -30.00% 4
Home Counties +2 6 £65,000 +30.00%
Sussex -8 5 £50,000 -9.09% 1
M4 Corridor +6 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1714 (23.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1624 (22.29%) SQL
3 1255 (17.22%) Microsoft
4 1183 (16.24%) Degree
5 1177 (16.15%) Project Management
6 1106 (15.18%) .NET
7 1095 (15.03%) SQL Server
8 1071 (14.70%) C#
9 1020 (14.00%) Oracle
10 1013 (13.90%) Windows
11 948 (13.01%) Java
12 937 (12.86%) Telecoms
13 926 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
14 826 (11.34%) HTML
15 821 (11.27%) Banking
16 800 (10.98%) MS Excel
17 780 (10.71%) JavaScript
18 660 (9.06%) Scrum
19 655 (8.99%) PRINCE2
20 637 (8.74%) CSS
21 594 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
22 582 (7.99%) ITIL
23 549 (7.53%) SAP
24 538 (7.38%) Retail
25 537 (7.37%) ASP.NET
26 535 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
27 527 (7.23%) XML
28 524 (7.19%) Marketing
29 497 (6.82%) Linux
30 465 (6.38%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 316 (4.34%) SharePoint
2 157 (2.15%) IIS
3 129 (1.77%) WebSphere
4 121 (1.66%) SAS
4 121 (1.66%) CMS
5 117 (1.61%) MS Exchange
6 97 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 84 (1.15%) Apache
8 71 (0.97%) WebLogic
9 63 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
10 49 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
11 46 (0.63%) Lync
12 41 (0.56%) JBoss
13 35 (0.48%) Drupal
14 34 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 33 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
16 32 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
17 31 (0.43%) WordPress
18 30 (0.41%) NServiceBus
18 30 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 800 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 365 (5.01%) MS Office
3 173 (2.37%) MS Project
4 140 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 91 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 72 (0.99%) PowerPivot
7 34 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 32 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 24 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 13 (0.18%) Mingle
12 12 (0.16%) SPSS
13 11 (0.15%) InfoPath
14 9 (0.12%) FrameMaker
15 7 (0.096%) Niku Workbench
15 7 (0.096%) RoboHelp
16 5 (0.069%) InDesign
17 4 (0.055%) Fireworks
17 4 (0.055%) Open Workbench
18 3 (0.041%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 190 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 168 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
3 143 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
4 139 (1.91%) Oracle Receivables
5 122 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
6 115 (1.58%) Oracle Financials
7 98 (1.35%) SAP FI
8 94 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 88 (1.21%) SAP CO
9 88 (1.21%) SAP FI/CO
10 67 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
11 64 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
12 61 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
13 57 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
14 42 (0.58%) Oracle HRMS
15 40 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
16 36 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
16 36 (0.49%) SAP ERP
17 33 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
18 30 (0.41%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 154 (2.11%) SaaS
2 69 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (0.73%) Office 365
4 30 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
4 30 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 11 (0.15%) IaaS
7 11 (0.15%) PaaS
8 5 (0.069%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.041%) FinancialForce.com
9 3 (0.041%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.027%) Yammer
10 2 (0.027%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.027%) GitHub
11 1 (0.014%) Veeva
11 1 (0.014%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.014%) Force.com
11 1 (0.014%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.014%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 213 (2.92%) Firewall
2 168 (2.31%) Internet
3 143 (1.96%) DNS
4 136 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 124 (1.70%) WAN
6 117 (1.61%) LAN
7 108 (1.48%) SAN
8 85 (1.17%) DHCP
9 71 (0.97%) Wireless
10 67 (0.92%) VPN
11 64 (0.88%) VoIP
11 64 (0.88%) Network Security
12 48 (0.66%) Intranet
12 48 (0.66%) HTTP
13 41 (0.56%) SSL
14 31 (0.43%) LDAP
15 28 (0.38%) BGP
15 28 (0.38%) OSPF
15 28 (0.38%) Unified Communications
16 26 (0.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1095 (15.03%) SQL Server
2 285 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
3 229 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 204 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 198 (2.72%) Oracle Database
6 197 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 150 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 138 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 133 (1.83%) MySQL
10 117 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 103 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 90 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
13 88 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
14 72 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
15 69 (0.95%) NoSQL
16 64 (0.88%) Microsoft Power View
17 61 (0.84%) Data Mining
18 52 (0.71%) DB2
19 50 (0.69%) Big Data
20 48 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 260 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 192 (2.64%) Visual Studio
3 186 (2.55%) Selenium
4 142 (1.95%) NUnit
4 142 (1.95%) Subversion
5 137 (1.88%) Git (software)
6 133 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
7 114 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
8 88 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
9 83 (1.14%) WebDriver
10 79 (1.08%) JIRA
11 76 (1.04%) Jenkins
12 74 (1.02%) Eclipse
13 70 (0.96%) Maven
14 53 (0.73%) Toad
15 48 (0.66%) MSTest
16 43 (0.59%) Moq
17 42 (0.58%) ReSharper
18 39 (0.54%) JUnit
19 36 (0.49%) Cucumber
General
1 937 (12.86%) Telecoms
2 821 (11.27%) Banking
3 538 (7.38%) Retail
4 524 (7.19%) Marketing
5 273 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 231 (3.17%) Legal
7 174 (2.39%) Advertising
8 138 (1.89%) Automotive
9 121 (1.66%) Electronics
10 114 (1.56%) Billing
11 102 (1.40%) Aerospace
12 87 (1.19%) Financial Institution
13 80 (1.10%) General Ledger
14 76 (1.04%) Back Office
15 66 (0.91%) Publishing
16 52 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
17 51 (0.70%) Law
18 49 (0.67%) German Language
19 48 (0.66%) Investment Banking
20 39 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1605 (22.03%) Analyst
2 1577 (21.64%) Developer
3 782 (10.73%) Project Manager
4 670 (9.20%) Business Analyst
5 537 (7.37%) Consultant
6 402 (5.52%) Architect
7 398 (5.46%) .NET Developer
8 296 (4.06%) C# Developer
9 255 (3.50%) Senior Developer
10 224 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
11 217 (2.98%) Java Developer
12 215 (2.95%) Support Analyst
13 211 (2.90%) Software Developer
14 197 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
15 190 (2.61%) Test Analyst
16 168 (2.31%) Software Engineer
17 167 (2.29%) Senior Manager
18 159 (2.18%) Systems Analyst
19 155 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
20 146 (2.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1106 (15.18%) .NET
2 826 (11.34%) HTML
3 637 (8.74%) CSS
4 537 (7.37%) ASP.NET
5 527 (7.23%) XML
6 437 (6.00%) Web Services
7 383 (5.26%) jQuery
8 265 (3.64%) HTML5
9 246 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 224 (3.07%) WCF
11 207 (2.84%) Spring
12 176 (2.42%) .NET Framework
13 161 (2.21%) J2EE
14 132 (1.81%) CSS3
15 128 (1.76%) SOAP
16 122 (1.67%) Ajax
17 117 (1.61%) REST
18 114 (1.56%) Entity Framework
19 106 (1.45%) AngularJS
20 105 (1.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 926 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 355 (4.87%) Computer Science
3 351 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 197 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 144 (1.98%) Mathematics
6 119 (1.63%) User Experience
7 113 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 107 (1.47%) Social Media
9 100 (1.37%) Data Structures
10 93 (1.28%) DTV
11 90 (1.24%) Data Integration
12 89 (1.22%) Statistics
13 83 (1.14%) Clustering
14 82 (1.13%) Derivative
15 80 (1.10%) PMI
16 78 (1.07%) FMCG
16 78 (1.07%) Equities
17 69 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
18 61 (0.84%) Visualisation
19 53 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1013 (13.90%) Windows
2 497 (6.82%) Linux
3 461 (6.33%) UNIX
4 184 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 141 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 127 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 84 (1.15%) Android
8 81 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 75 (1.03%) AIX
10 71 (0.97%) Solaris
11 69 (0.95%) Apple iOS
12 61 (0.84%) Windows XP
13 58 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (0.51%) Windows 8
15 22 (0.30%) Windows 2000
16 20 (0.27%) CentOS
17 18 (0.25%) SUSE
18 13 (0.18%) Windows Vista
19 11 (0.15%) Mac OS X
20 10 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1714 (23.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1177 (16.15%) Project Management
3 660 (9.06%) Scrum
4 655 (8.99%) PRINCE2
5 594 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 582 (7.99%) ITIL
7 535 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
8 465 (6.38%) Business Analysis
9 427 (5.86%) Software Engineering
10 426 (5.85%) TDD
11 418 (5.74%) MVC
12 415 (5.70%) CRM
13 367 (5.04%) OO
14 361 (4.95%) Change Management
15 357 (4.90%) Waterfall
16 354 (4.86%) ERP
17 343 (4.71%) Risk Management
18 324 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
19 317 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
20 312 (4.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1624 (22.29%) SQL
2 1071 (14.70%) C#
3 948 (13.01%) Java
4 780 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 300 (4.12%) T-SQL
6 299 (4.10%) C++
7 262 (3.60%) PL/SQL
8 162 (2.22%) C
9 149 (2.05%) VB
10 131 (1.80%) VBA
11 128 (1.76%) Perl
12 116 (1.59%) VB.NET
13 113 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 113 (1.55%) PowerShell
14 95 (1.30%) PHP
15 89 (1.22%) VB6
16 86 (1.18%) Python
17 61 (0.84%) COBOL
18 51 (0.70%) ABAP
19 40 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1183 (16.24%) Degree
2 335 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 328 (4.50%) ISEB
4 288 (3.95%) SC Cleared
5 187 (2.57%) PMI Certification
6 175 (2.40%) ISTQB
7 133 (1.83%) PMP
8 116 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 103 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 98 (1.35%) CISSP
10 98 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 95 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
12 87 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 86 (1.18%) DV Cleared
13 86 (1.18%) MCSE
14 62 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
15 46 (0.63%) CCNP
16 33 (0.45%) CIMA
16 33 (0.45%) MCP
17 29 (0.40%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 411 (5.64%) QA
2 186 (2.55%) SLA
3 143 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 90 (1.24%) PCI DSS
5 59 (0.81%) ISO 9001
6 58 (0.80%) Data Quality
7 47 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 28 (0.38%) COBIT
9 16 (0.22%) ISO 14001
10 15 (0.21%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.096%) DO-254
12 5 (0.069%) HL7
13 4 (0.055%) TickIT
13 4 (0.055%) WCAG
13 4 (0.055%) P3O
14 3 (0.041%) COSO
14 3 (0.041%) GAAP
15 2 (0.027%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.027%) FINREP
16 1 (0.014%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 360 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 188 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 70 (0.96%) vSphere
5 46 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
6 39 (0.54%) VMware ESX
7 32 (0.44%) XenApp
8 31 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 27 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 18 (0.25%) ISA Server
12 14 (0.19%) vCloud
13 13 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 13 (0.18%) NFS
14 11 (0.15%) Firmware
15 10 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 8 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
16 8 (0.11%) KVM
17 7 (0.096%) XenDesktop
18 6 (0.082%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 206 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
2 45 (0.62%) SCCM
3 39 (0.54%) Puppet
4 28 (0.38%) Data Guard
4 28 (0.38%) SCOM
5 25 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 25 (0.34%) Tivoli
6 24 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 24 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 15 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (0.15%) OpenView
9 11 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (0.14%) Control-M
10 10 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 9 (0.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 8 (0.11%) Nagios
12 8 (0.11%) Netcool
13 7 (0.096%) WSUS
14 6 (0.082%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1255 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 1020 (14.00%) Oracle
3 549 (7.53%) SAP
4 278 (3.82%) VMware
5 274 (3.76%) HP
6 210 (2.88%) Cisco
7 180 (2.47%) IBM
8 158 (2.17%) Citrix
9 146 (2.00%) Cognos
10 101 (1.39%) Red Hat
11 98 (1.35%) Twitter
12 89 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
13 86 (1.18%) Juniper
14 81 (1.11%) Business Objects
15 64 (0.88%) TOWER Software
16 62 (0.85%) Fujitsu
17 56 (0.77%) Facebook
18 53 (0.73%) Veritas
19 51 (0.70%) Avaya
20 50 (0.69%) Adobe
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Egham, Surrey
HCL Axon
Salary: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Tiger Resourcing Solutions Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K Basic/£100K OTE + Car Allow + Fuel Card + Excellent Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic/£70K OTE + Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits and Training and Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + generous bonus + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £ Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago