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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3916 3603 4138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.30% 16.58% 18.08%
As % of the General category 46.47% 44.33% 47.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2989 2748 3377
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
8427 8128 8707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.24% 37.40% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5870 5992 7021
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +2 1146 £50,000 +5.26% 144
Surrey +1 1092 £50,000 - 121
Hampshire -5 468 £47,500 +10.46% 60
Buckinghamshire +2 400 £45,000 - 63
West Sussex -1 242 £47,250 +5.00% 26
Kent -1 183 £42,250 -6.11% 21
Oxfordshire -6 172 £42,500 -3.40% 37
East Sussex +6 150 £40,000 -3.03% 15
Middlesex -8 31 £58,000 +22.10% 4
Thames Valley -5 11 £50,000 -25.92%
Sussex -8 5 £43,750 -12.50%
M4 Corridor +4 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Home Counties -1 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1679 (21.58%) SQL
2 1342 (17.25%) Microsoft
3 1330 (17.10%) Telecoms
4 1292 (16.61%) Project Management
5 1251 (16.08%) Degree
6 1200 (15.43%) .NET
7 1142 (14.68%) SQL Server
8 1140 (14.65%) C#
9 1023 (13.15%) Windows
10 900 (11.57%) MS Excel
11 893 (11.48%) Oracle
12 838 (10.77%) Retail
13 821 (10.55%) PRINCE2
14 796 (10.23%) JavaScript
15 761 (9.78%) ITIL
16 750 (9.64%) HTML
17 749 (9.63%) Banking
18 744 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
19 738 (9.49%) Java
20 661 (8.50%) CSS
21 655 (8.42%) ASP.NET
22 653 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
23 643 (8.27%) Security Cleared
24 543 (6.98%) XML
25 523 (6.72%) SAP
26 515 (6.62%) Scrum
27 504 (6.48%) Marketing
28 484 (6.22%) Business Analysis
29 452 (5.81%) CRM
30 450 (5.78%) Software Engineering

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 315 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 235 (3.02%) IIS
3 161 (2.07%) MS Exchange
4 155 (1.99%) Apache
5 112 (1.44%) WebSphere
6 93 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 85 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 84 (1.08%) CMS
9 72 (0.93%) SAS
10 63 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 52 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
12 46 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
13 44 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
14 42 (0.54%) WebLogic
15 37 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
15 37 (0.48%) WordPress
16 31 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
16 31 (0.40%) FileNet
17 30 (0.39%) MS Project Server
17 30 (0.39%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 900 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 406 (5.22%) MS Office
3 266 (3.42%) MS Project
4 188 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 126 (1.62%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.18%) PowerPivot
9 13 (0.17%) InfoPath
10 12 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (0.077%) SPSS
11 6 (0.077%) RoboHelp
12 3 (0.039%) InDesign
13 2 (0.026%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.026%) DOC1
14 1 (0.013%) Casewise Modeler
14 1 (0.013%) ArcView
Business Applications
1 140 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 133 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
3 106 (1.36%) SAP FI
4 98 (1.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 98 (1.26%) SAP CO
5 93 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 88 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
7 86 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 84 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
9 80 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
10 65 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
11 63 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
12 57 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
13 49 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
14 42 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
15 36 (0.46%) HFM
16 35 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
16 35 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
17 33 (0.42%) Agresso
17 33 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 108 (1.39%) SaaS
2 104 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (0.48%) Office 365
4 33 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.18%) Force.com
6 11 (0.14%) GitHub
6 11 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.13%) IaaS
8 8 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.051%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.039%) PaaS
11 2 (0.026%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 299 (3.84%) Firewall
2 211 (2.71%) DNS
3 178 (2.29%) LAN
4 161 (2.07%) Internet
5 157 (2.02%) SAN
6 153 (1.97%) WAN
7 139 (1.79%) TCP/IP
8 117 (1.50%) DHCP
9 110 (1.41%) HTTP
10 77 (0.99%) Wireless
10 77 (0.99%) Network Security
11 73 (0.94%) SSL
12 59 (0.76%) VPN
13 56 (0.72%) VoIP
14 53 (0.68%) LDAP
15 37 (0.48%) SMTP
16 36 (0.46%) NAS
17 30 (0.39%) FTP
18 27 (0.35%) BGP
18 27 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1142 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 244 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 207 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
4 189 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 165 (2.12%) MySQL
6 162 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 153 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 130 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 110 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 100 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 91 (1.17%) RDBMS
12 89 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
13 85 (1.09%) DB2
14 84 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 77 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
16 65 (0.84%) SAP BW
17 58 (0.75%) OLAP
18 56 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
19 53 (0.68%) Big Data
20 49 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 259 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 226 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 157 (2.02%) Selenium
4 149 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
5 104 (1.34%) Subversion
6 102 (1.31%) NUnit
7 77 (0.99%) Git (software)
8 69 (0.89%) JIRA
9 67 (0.86%) Eclipse
10 65 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
11 60 (0.77%) WebDriver
12 55 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
13 45 (0.58%) ReSharper
14 41 (0.53%) Jenkins
15 39 (0.50%) TeamCity
16 38 (0.49%) TestDirector
16 38 (0.49%) Jasmine
17 36 (0.46%) Maven
18 34 (0.44%) Ant
19 33 (0.42%) NCrunch
General
1 1330 (17.10%) Telecoms
2 838 (10.77%) Retail
3 749 (9.63%) Banking
4 504 (6.48%) Marketing
5 300 (3.86%) Legal
6 270 (3.47%) Advertising
7 190 (2.44%) Manufacturing
8 139 (1.79%) Back Office
9 115 (1.48%) Billing
10 112 (1.44%) Electronics
11 100 (1.29%) Investment Banking
12 94 (1.21%) Financial Institution
13 85 (1.09%) German Language
14 76 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
15 67 (0.86%) Law
16 62 (0.80%) Publishing
17 61 (0.78%) General Ledger
18 47 (0.60%) Automotive
19 42 (0.54%) Aerospace
19 42 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 1835 (23.59%) Analyst
2 1504 (19.33%) Developer
3 794 (10.21%) Project Manager
4 746 (9.59%) Consultant
5 633 (8.14%) Business Analyst
6 414 (5.32%) C# Developer
7 384 (4.94%) .NET Developer
8 365 (4.69%) Architect
9 284 (3.65%) Senior Developer
10 267 (3.43%) Test Analyst
11 261 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
12 260 (3.34%) Software Developer
13 246 (3.16%) Java Developer
14 236 (3.03%) Software Engineer
15 232 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
15 232 (2.98%) Senior Manager
16 212 (2.73%) Support Analyst
17 202 (2.60%) Junior
18 195 (2.51%) Systems Analyst
19 174 (2.24%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1200 (15.43%) .NET
2 750 (9.64%) HTML
3 661 (8.50%) CSS
4 655 (8.42%) ASP.NET
5 543 (6.98%) XML
6 428 (5.50%) Web Services
7 398 (5.12%) jQuery
8 278 (3.57%) WCF
9 271 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 233 (3.00%) .NET Framework
11 204 (2.62%) Spring
12 187 (2.40%) J2EE
13 180 (2.31%) WPF
14 167 (2.15%) Ajax
15 156 (2.01%) SOAP
16 149 (1.92%) HTML5
17 133 (1.71%) XSLT
18 132 (1.70%) Hibernate
19 110 (1.41%) LINQ
20 103 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 412 (5.30%) Computer Science
2 352 (4.53%) Management Information System
3 305 (3.92%) Mathematics
4 204 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
5 109 (1.40%) Statistics
6 94 (1.21%) PMI
7 92 (1.18%) DTV
8 87 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 84 (1.08%) Clustering
10 82 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 75 (0.96%) Replication
12 64 (0.82%) Data Integration
13 61 (0.78%) FMCG
14 57 (0.73%) Social Media
15 49 (0.63%) Open Source
16 48 (0.62%) Physics
17 42 (0.54%) Mainframe
18 40 (0.51%) N-Tier
18 40 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 38 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1023 (13.15%) Windows
2 419 (5.39%) Linux
3 335 (4.31%) UNIX
4 199 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 193 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 165 (2.12%) Windows 7
7 109 (1.40%) Solaris
8 101 (1.30%) Windows XP
9 94 (1.21%) AIX
10 79 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 73 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 71 (0.91%) Android
13 54 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (0.42%) Windows Phone
15 30 (0.39%) Windows 2000
16 26 (0.33%) Windows 8
17 22 (0.28%) CentOS
18 12 (0.15%) zOS
19 11 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
20 10 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1292 (16.61%) Project Management
2 821 (10.55%) PRINCE2
3 761 (9.78%) ITIL
4 744 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
5 653 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 515 (6.62%) Scrum
7 484 (6.22%) Business Analysis
8 452 (5.81%) CRM
9 450 (5.78%) Software Engineering
10 445 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
11 430 (5.53%) Change Management
12 424 (5.45%) MVC
13 423 (5.44%) Risk Management
13 423 (5.44%) OO
14 356 (4.58%) E-Commerce
14 356 (4.58%) TDD
15 322 (4.14%) Business Development
16 314 (4.04%) Waterfall
17 310 (3.99%) ERP
18 307 (3.95%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1679 (21.58%) SQL
2 1140 (14.65%) C#
3 796 (10.23%) JavaScript
4 738 (9.49%) Java
5 282 (3.63%) C++
6 229 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 227 (2.92%) C
8 211 (2.71%) PL/SQL
9 134 (1.72%) VB.NET
10 109 (1.40%) VB
11 107 (1.38%) PowerShell
12 97 (1.25%) PHP
13 89 (1.14%) VBScript
14 84 (1.08%) Python
15 70 (0.90%) Perl
16 67 (0.86%) Shell Script
17 57 (0.73%) Ruby
18 50 (0.64%) VBA
19 44 (0.57%) Delphi
20 35 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1251 (16.08%) Degree
2 643 (8.27%) Security Cleared
3 443 (5.69%) SC Cleared
4 405 (5.21%) ISEB
5 195 (2.51%) PMI Certification
6 153 (1.97%) DV Cleared
7 140 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
8 138 (1.77%) ISTQB
9 129 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 121 (1.56%) PMP
11 119 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
12 117 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 113 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 83 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 76 (0.98%) CISSP
16 69 (0.89%) ACCA
17 68 (0.87%) CIMA
18 59 (0.76%) CCNA
19 58 (0.75%) MCSE
20 48 (0.62%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 407 (5.23%) QA
2 210 (2.70%) SLA
3 138 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 109 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 80 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 51 (0.66%) COBIT
7 36 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 26 (0.33%) COSO
9 25 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 24 (0.31%) Solvency II
11 21 (0.27%) ISO 14001
12 17 (0.22%) GCP
13 9 (0.12%) P3O
14 6 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 5 (0.064%) Basel II
16 3 (0.039%) TickIT
16 3 (0.039%) ISO 9000
17 2 (0.026%) ISO 8583
17 2 (0.026%) EMIR
17 2 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 403 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 198 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 45 (0.58%) vSphere
5 44 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (0.53%) ISA Server
7 40 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
7 40 (0.51%) VMware ESX
8 35 (0.45%) XenApp
9 25 (0.32%) XenDesktop
10 21 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (0.19%) KVM
11 15 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 14 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.13%) NFS
13 10 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
14 9 (0.12%) ProxySG
15 8 (0.10%) Veritas File System
15 8 (0.10%) XenServer
16 7 (0.090%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 205 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
2 156 (2.01%) SCCM
3 54 (0.69%) NetBackup
4 51 (0.66%) SCOM
5 34 (0.44%) Data Guard
6 32 (0.41%) Tivoli
7 26 (0.33%) SCSM
8 23 (0.30%) HP NNM
9 19 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 19 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
10 18 (0.23%) Puppet
10 18 (0.23%) ARCserve
11 17 (0.22%) Netcool
11 17 (0.22%) Nagios
12 16 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (0.19%) OpenView
13 15 (0.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 12 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 11 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 11 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1342 (17.25%) Microsoft
2 893 (11.48%) Oracle
3 523 (6.72%) SAP
4 319 (4.10%) Fujitsu
5 294 (3.78%) Cisco
6 262 (3.37%) HP
7 257 (3.30%) VMware
8 222 (2.85%) Citrix
9 153 (1.97%) IBM
10 115 (1.48%) Juniper
11 111 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
12 106 (1.36%) Cognos
13 94 (1.21%) CheckPoint
14 91 (1.17%) F5
14 91 (1.17%) Red Hat
15 85 (1.09%) Business Objects
16 83 (1.07%) Google
16 83 (1.07%) Hyperion
17 66 (0.85%) JBoss
18 57 (0.73%) Sage
Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare,25 days
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £47000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum £40,000 to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 to £60,000 + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 to £60,000 + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum £45,000 to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Extensive Benefits + Annual Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Jumar
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus excellent bonus, benefits and car
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago