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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3568 3765 3967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.33% 17.49% 17.55%
As % of the General category 44.93% 45.46% 44.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2697 2939 3202
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
7941 8282 8952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.35% 38.47% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5492 6214 7141
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
Berkshire +3 1150 £50,000 - 116
Surrey -2 945 £47,500 -5.00% 124
Buckinghamshire +1 392 £47,500 +5.55% 57
Hampshire -8 390 £45,000 +5.88% 72
West Sussex +3 237 £45,000 -5.26% 19
Kent -2 192 £40,000 -11.11% 27
Oxfordshire +4 154 £42,500 +2.40% 23
East Sussex -9 104 £40,000 -2.43% 10
Middlesex -20 16 £66,250 +32.50%
Thames Valley +1 11 £65,000 +23.80%
Home Counties +4 3 £47,500 -47.22%
M4 Corridor -6 2 £57,500 +5.02%
Sussex -19 1 £46,000 -20.00%
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1605 (21.63%) SQL
2 1426 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1348 (18.16%) Telecoms
4 1298 (17.49%) Microsoft
5 1256 (16.92%) Project Management
6 1225 (16.51%) Degree
7 1117 (15.05%) SQL Server
8 1015 (13.68%) C#
9 1008 (13.58%) .NET
10 967 (13.03%) Windows
11 896 (12.07%) Oracle
12 879 (11.84%) MS Excel
13 833 (11.22%) Banking
14 826 (11.13%) Retail
15 815 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
16 807 (10.87%) JavaScript
17 763 (10.28%) HTML
18 746 (10.05%) ITIL
19 704 (9.49%) PRINCE2
20 692 (9.32%) CSS
21 642 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
22 640 (8.62%) Java
23 582 (7.84%) SAP
24 575 (7.75%) Security Cleared
25 562 (7.57%) ASP.NET
26 524 (7.06%) XML
27 507 (6.83%) Marketing
28 503 (6.78%) Scrum
29 462 (6.23%) Linux
30 450 (6.06%) CRM

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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
1 357 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 227 (3.06%) IIS
3 165 (2.22%) Apache
4 128 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 97 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 97 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 82 (1.10%) CMS
7 71 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 55 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
9 50 (0.67%) SAS
10 49 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 45 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 43 (0.58%) JBoss
12 43 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 37 (0.50%) WebLogic
14 33 (0.44%) WordPress
14 33 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 28 (0.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 27 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
17 26 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 879 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 401 (5.40%) MS Office
3 271 (3.65%) MS Project
4 181 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 130 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 36 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 26 (0.35%) PowerPivot
8 16 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 12 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.094%) Niku Workbench
12 6 (0.081%) SPSS
13 4 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.040%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.040%) RoboHelp
14 3 (0.040%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.027%) DOC1
15 2 (0.027%) Mathematica
16 1 (0.013%) Maya
16 1 (0.013%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 126 (1.70%) SAP FI
2 124 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 122 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 122 (1.64%) SAP CO
4 118 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
5 82 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 76 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
7 71 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
8 63 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
9 61 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
10 60 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
11 49 (0.66%) Agresso
11 49 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
12 47 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
13 42 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
13 42 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
14 36 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
14 36 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
15 34 (0.46%) HFM
16 33 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 129 (1.74%) SaaS
2 88 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (0.53%) Office 365
4 29 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.20%) Force.com
6 10 (0.13%) IaaS
6 10 (0.13%) PaaS
7 7 (0.094%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.040%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.040%) GitHub
10 2 (0.027%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 266 (3.58%) Firewall
2 174 (2.34%) DNS
3 169 (2.28%) Internet
4 135 (1.82%) LAN
5 127 (1.71%) WAN
6 125 (1.68%) TCP/IP
7 117 (1.58%) SAN
8 106 (1.43%) DHCP
9 103 (1.39%) HTTP
10 91 (1.23%) Wireless
11 90 (1.21%) Network Security
12 70 (0.94%) VPN
13 62 (0.84%) SSL
14 54 (0.73%) LDAP
15 51 (0.69%) VoIP
16 34 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
17 33 (0.44%) BGP
18 32 (0.43%) OSPF
19 31 (0.42%) Intranet
20 23 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1117 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 284 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 231 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
4 198 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 171 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 163 (2.20%) MySQL
7 154 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 152 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 97 (1.31%) RDBMS
10 94 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 93 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 91 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 74 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
14 66 (0.89%) Big Data
15 64 (0.86%) DB2
16 62 (0.84%) SAP BW
17 54 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
18 53 (0.71%) OLAP
19 52 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
19 52 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 284 (3.83%) Visual Studio
2 254 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 185 (2.49%) QuickTest Pro
4 163 (2.20%) Selenium
5 141 (1.90%) NUnit
6 97 (1.31%) Git (software)
7 96 (1.29%) Subversion
8 87 (1.17%) Rhino Mocks
9 70 (0.94%) JIRA
10 45 (0.61%) WebDriver
11 43 (0.58%) MSTest
12 38 (0.51%) Jenkins
12 38 (0.51%) Mockito
13 37 (0.50%) Eclipse
13 37 (0.50%) Maven
14 35 (0.47%) ReSharper
15 33 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
16 31 (0.42%) Moq
17 30 (0.40%) TeamCity
17 30 (0.40%) WinRunner
General
1 1348 (18.16%) Telecoms
2 833 (11.22%) Banking
3 826 (11.13%) Retail
4 507 (6.83%) Marketing
5 273 (3.68%) Legal
6 262 (3.53%) Advertising
7 210 (2.83%) Manufacturing
8 121 (1.63%) Billing
9 100 (1.35%) Back Office
10 94 (1.27%) Electronics
11 86 (1.16%) German Language
12 84 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 81 (1.09%) Publishing
14 79 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
15 70 (0.94%) General Ledger
16 69 (0.93%) Aerospace
16 69 (0.93%) Automotive
17 68 (0.92%) Investment Banking
18 59 (0.80%) Law
19 46 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1745 (23.51%) Analyst
2 1398 (18.84%) Developer
3 765 (10.31%) Consultant
4 678 (9.14%) Project Manager
5 593 (7.99%) Business Analyst
6 347 (4.68%) .NET Developer
7 345 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 335 (4.51%) Architect
9 270 (3.64%) Test Analyst
10 243 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
11 234 (3.15%) Software Developer
12 232 (3.13%) Java Developer
13 213 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
14 207 (2.79%) Senior Developer
15 204 (2.75%) Software Engineer
16 202 (2.72%) Support Analyst
17 195 (2.63%) Junior
18 185 (2.49%) Systems Analyst
19 174 (2.34%) Senior Manager
20 149 (2.01%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1008 (13.58%) .NET
2 763 (10.28%) HTML
3 692 (9.32%) CSS
4 562 (7.57%) ASP.NET
5 524 (7.06%) XML
6 387 (5.21%) jQuery
7 362 (4.88%) Web Services
8 247 (3.33%) WCF
9 241 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 195 (2.63%) .NET Framework
11 169 (2.28%) HTML5
12 163 (2.20%) J2EE
13 152 (2.05%) Ajax
13 152 (2.05%) Spring
14 125 (1.68%) WPF
15 116 (1.56%) SOAP
16 113 (1.52%) XSLT
17 111 (1.50%) CSS3
18 103 (1.39%) JSP
19 96 (1.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 815 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 408 (5.50%) Computer Science
3 326 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 259 (3.49%) Mathematics
5 195 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 119 (1.60%) Statistics
7 102 (1.37%) User Experience
8 92 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 91 (1.23%) PMI
10 80 (1.08%) Client/Server
11 75 (1.01%) DTV
12 69 (0.93%) Data Integration
12 69 (0.93%) FMCG
13 67 (0.90%) Clustering
14 65 (0.88%) Replication
15 52 (0.70%) Mainframe
16 51 (0.69%) Social Media
17 47 (0.63%) Open Source
18 42 (0.57%) iPad
19 40 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 967 (13.03%) Windows
2 462 (6.23%) Linux
3 363 (4.89%) UNIX
4 208 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 196 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 192 (2.59%) Windows 7
7 113 (1.52%) Solaris
8 97 (1.31%) AIX
9 86 (1.16%) Windows XP
10 81 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 76 (1.02%) Android
12 67 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 56 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (0.46%) Windows 8
15 30 (0.40%) Windows 2000
16 27 (0.36%) Windows Phone
17 25 (0.34%) CentOS
18 14 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
19 13 (0.18%) zOS
20 10 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1426 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1256 (16.92%) Project Management
3 746 (10.05%) ITIL
4 704 (9.49%) PRINCE2
5 642 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 503 (6.78%) Scrum
7 450 (6.06%) CRM
8 426 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
9 424 (5.71%) Business Analysis
10 415 (5.59%) Software Engineering
11 410 (5.52%) Risk Management
12 409 (5.51%) Change Management
13 390 (5.26%) MVC
14 377 (5.08%) Mentoring
15 369 (4.97%) OO
16 356 (4.80%) E-Commerce
17 338 (4.55%) ERP
18 316 (4.26%) Waterfall
19 314 (4.23%) Business Development
20 307 (4.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1605 (21.63%) SQL
2 1015 (13.68%) C#
3 807 (10.87%) JavaScript
4 640 (8.62%) Java
5 255 (3.44%) C++
6 254 (3.42%) T-SQL
7 209 (2.82%) C
8 194 (2.61%) PL/SQL
9 137 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 123 (1.66%) VB.NET
11 115 (1.55%) VB
12 107 (1.44%) PHP
13 102 (1.37%) VBScript
14 99 (1.33%) Python
15 89 (1.20%) Perl
16 73 (0.98%) Shell Script
17 70 (0.94%) Ruby
18 59 (0.80%) VBA
19 56 (0.75%) ABAP
20 40 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1225 (16.51%) Degree
2 575 (7.75%) Security Cleared
3 436 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 377 (5.08%) ISEB
5 202 (2.72%) PMI Certification
6 160 (2.16%) DV Cleared
7 149 (2.01%) ISTQB
8 131 (1.77%) PMP
9 119 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
10 110 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 106 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
12 100 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 98 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 96 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 62 (0.84%) CISSP
16 59 (0.80%) CIMA
17 58 (0.78%) ACCA
18 56 (0.75%) CCNA
19 51 (0.69%) MCSE
20 48 (0.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (4.82%) QA
2 203 (2.74%) SLA
3 119 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 116 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 96 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 51 (0.69%) COBIT
7 38 (0.51%) ISO 9001
8 31 (0.42%) COSO
9 26 (0.35%) Data Quality
10 24 (0.32%) ISO 14001
11 10 (0.13%) Solvency II
12 9 (0.12%) BS7799
12 9 (0.12%) GCP
13 7 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 5 (0.067%) ISO 8583
15 4 (0.054%) ISO 9000
16 3 (0.040%) TickIT
16 3 (0.040%) P3O
17 2 (0.027%) EMIR
17 2 (0.027%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 413 (5.57%) Active Directory
2 197 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 61 (0.82%) vSphere
5 51 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 44 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
7 41 (0.55%) ISA Server
7 41 (0.55%) XenApp
8 37 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (0.32%) XenDesktop
10 19 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 13 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 12 (0.16%) NFS
14 11 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 11 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 10 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
16 9 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.11%) XenServer
17 8 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 233 (3.14%) HP Quality Center
2 124 (1.67%) SCCM
3 71 (0.96%) NetBackup
4 56 (0.75%) SCOM
5 38 (0.51%) Data Guard
6 37 (0.50%) Tivoli
7 29 (0.39%) Puppet
8 23 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 23 (0.31%) OpenView
9 22 (0.30%) SCVMM
10 20 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 19 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (0.23%) Netcool
12 17 (0.23%) HP NNM
13 15 (0.20%) SCSM
14 13 (0.18%) Control-M
15 12 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
15 12 (0.16%) ARCserve
16 11 (0.15%) Nagios
16 11 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1298 (17.49%) Microsoft
2 896 (12.07%) Oracle
3 582 (7.84%) SAP
4 286 (3.85%) Fujitsu
5 280 (3.77%) Cisco
6 265 (3.57%) HP
7 252 (3.40%) VMware
8 219 (2.95%) Citrix
9 135 (1.82%) IBM
10 119 (1.60%) Business Objects
11 118 (1.59%) Juniper
12 113 (1.52%) Cognos
13 107 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
14 90 (1.21%) Red Hat
15 89 (1.20%) Hyperion
16 82 (1.10%) CheckPoint
17 81 (1.09%) F5
18 71 (0.96%) Veritas
19 70 (0.94%) TOWER Software
20 55 (0.74%) Google
Ascot, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Richmond, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary and bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance+Pension+Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum 10% Bonus + 7% Oncall + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £88000 per annum + 35% Bonus, £6.5K Car, 6% Pen
Posted: 17 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + £10k bonus, £6k car, negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 55,000 -65,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Network Rail
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago