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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3445 3967 3697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.61% 18.00% 16.84%
As % of the General category 43.64% 45.90% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2661 3076 2972
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,650 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
7895 8643 8481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.78% 39.22% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5604 6446 6852
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 November 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 November 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 1067 £52,500 +5.00% 111
Surrey -4 931 £47,500 -5.00% 127
Buckinghamshire +4 412 £47,500 +5.55% 64
Hampshire -9 404 £47,500 +5.55% 47
West Sussex +4 207 £45,000 -5.26% 23
Kent -2 200 £43,000 -4.44% 36
Oxfordshire -1 139 £42,500 - 35
East Sussex -13 88 £42,500 - 9
Thames Valley +2 17 £62,500 +35.86%
Middlesex -23 16 £62,500 +13.63% 4
Home Counties -4 2 £47,500 -8.65%
Sussex -12 2 £55,500 -7.50% 1
M4 Corridor -9 1 £65,000 +4.00%
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1582 (21.48%) SQL
2 1447 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
3 1342 (18.22%) Telecoms
4 1311 (17.80%) Microsoft
5 1277 (17.34%) Project Management
6 1215 (16.50%) Degree
7 1098 (14.91%) SQL Server
8 984 (13.36%) Windows
9 960 (13.04%) C#
10 945 (12.83%) .NET
11 917 (12.45%) Oracle
12 895 (12.15%) MS Excel
13 874 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
14 840 (11.41%) Banking
15 796 (10.81%) JavaScript
16 783 (10.63%) Retail
17 751 (10.20%) HTML
18 746 (10.13%) ITIL
19 682 (9.26%) CSS
20 670 (9.10%) PRINCE2
21 651 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
22 635 (8.62%) Java
23 620 (8.42%) SAP
24 535 (7.27%) Security Cleared
25 526 (7.14%) Marketing
25 526 (7.14%) Scrum
26 509 (6.91%) ASP.NET
26 509 (6.91%) XML
27 492 (6.68%) Linux
28 461 (6.26%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 366 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 206 (2.80%) IIS
3 159 (2.16%) Apache
4 133 (1.81%) MS Exchange
5 106 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 92 (1.25%) CMS
7 91 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 67 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 61 (0.83%) SAS
10 56 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
11 52 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 47 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 41 (0.56%) JBoss
14 40 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
15 35 (0.48%) WebLogic
15 35 (0.48%) Apache Solr
16 32 (0.43%) WordPress
16 32 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
17 29 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
18 27 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 895 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 394 (5.35%) MS Office
3 270 (3.67%) MS Project
4 182 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 136 (1.85%) MS Visio
6 38 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 37 (0.50%) PowerPivot
8 17 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 15 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 15 (0.20%) Niku Workbench
10 10 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.041%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.027%) SPSS
13 2 (0.027%) InDesign
13 2 (0.027%) Mathematica
14 1 (0.014%) Casewise Modeler
14 1 (0.014%) ArcView
14 1 (0.014%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.014%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 138 (1.87%) SAP FI
2 135 (1.83%) SAP FI/CO
2 135 (1.83%) SAP CO
3 117 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 110 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
5 88 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 76 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
7 62 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
8 54 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
9 52 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
10 49 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
11 47 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
12 46 (0.62%) Agresso
13 43 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
14 42 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
15 37 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
16 36 (0.49%) SAP BPC
17 34 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
18 32 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
18 32 (0.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 125 (1.70%) SaaS
2 79 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (0.56%) Office 365
4 19 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.19%) Force.com
6 11 (0.15%) PaaS
7 9 (0.12%) IaaS
8 7 (0.095%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.027%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.027%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.014%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.014%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.014%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 277 (3.76%) Firewall
2 178 (2.42%) Internet
3 156 (2.12%) DNS
4 133 (1.81%) TCP/IP
5 117 (1.59%) WAN
6 113 (1.53%) SAN
7 109 (1.48%) LAN
8 107 (1.45%) HTTP
9 96 (1.30%) DHCP
9 96 (1.30%) Network Security
10 93 (1.26%) Wireless
11 75 (1.02%) VPN
12 62 (0.84%) SSL
13 53 (0.72%) VoIP
14 49 (0.67%) LDAP
15 38 (0.52%) Intranet
15 38 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
16 37 (0.50%) BGP
17 36 (0.49%) OSPF
18 26 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1098 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 298 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 239 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
4 195 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 190 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 176 (2.39%) MySQL
7 167 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 163 (2.21%) Oracle Database
9 110 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 95 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 94 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 94 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 81 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
13 63 (0.86%) DB2
13 63 (0.86%) SAP BW
14 62 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
15 59 (0.80%) Big Data
16 48 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
17 47 (0.64%) OLAP
18 46 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 275 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 273 (3.71%) Visual Studio
3 185 (2.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 174 (2.36%) Selenium
5 164 (2.23%) NUnit
6 122 (1.66%) Git (software)
7 97 (1.32%) Subversion
8 94 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
9 76 (1.03%) JIRA
10 53 (0.72%) MSTest
11 48 (0.65%) WebDriver
12 47 (0.64%) Mockito
13 40 (0.54%) Eclipse
14 37 (0.50%) Moq
15 35 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
15 35 (0.48%) Maven
16 32 (0.43%) Toad
16 32 (0.43%) Jenkins
17 31 (0.42%) ReSharper
18 30 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 1342 (18.22%) Telecoms
2 840 (11.41%) Banking
3 783 (10.63%) Retail
4 526 (7.14%) Marketing
5 265 (3.60%) Legal
6 253 (3.44%) Advertising
7 239 (3.25%) Manufacturing
8 119 (1.62%) Billing
9 107 (1.45%) Electronics
10 93 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 88 (1.20%) Aerospace
12 82 (1.11%) Automotive
13 80 (1.09%) Publishing
14 77 (1.05%) Back Office
15 73 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
16 71 (0.96%) German Language
17 66 (0.90%) General Ledger
18 55 (0.75%) Investment Banking
19 51 (0.69%) Law
20 44 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1716 (23.30%) Analyst
2 1352 (18.36%) Developer
3 732 (9.94%) Consultant
4 686 (9.32%) Project Manager
5 600 (8.15%) Business Analyst
6 330 (4.48%) .NET Developer
7 321 (4.36%) C# Developer
8 319 (4.33%) Architect
9 266 (3.61%) Test Analyst
10 256 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
11 221 (3.00%) Java Developer
12 209 (2.84%) Support Analyst
12 209 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
13 203 (2.76%) Software Developer
14 196 (2.66%) Senior Developer
15 185 (2.51%) Software Engineer
16 174 (2.36%) Junior
17 170 (2.31%) Senior Manager
18 163 (2.21%) Support Engineer
19 160 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 945 (12.83%) .NET
2 751 (10.20%) HTML
3 682 (9.26%) CSS
4 509 (6.91%) ASP.NET
4 509 (6.91%) XML
5 383 (5.20%) jQuery
6 366 (4.97%) Web Services
7 237 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 234 (3.18%) WCF
9 174 (2.36%) .NET Framework
10 170 (2.31%) HTML5
11 157 (2.13%) Ajax
12 152 (2.06%) Spring
12 152 (2.06%) J2EE
13 121 (1.64%) SOAP
14 116 (1.58%) WPF
15 115 (1.56%) JSP
16 113 (1.53%) XSLT
17 107 (1.45%) CSS3
18 96 (1.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 874 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
2 390 (5.30%) Computer Science
3 328 (4.45%) Management Information System
4 231 (3.14%) Mathematics
5 181 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 120 (1.63%) Statistics
7 110 (1.49%) User Experience
8 97 (1.32%) PMI
9 95 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 79 (1.07%) Client/Server
11 76 (1.03%) DTV
12 69 (0.94%) Replication
12 69 (0.94%) Data Integration
13 66 (0.90%) FMCG
13 66 (0.90%) Clustering
14 55 (0.75%) iPad
15 53 (0.72%) Social Media
16 52 (0.71%) Mainframe
17 47 (0.64%) Open Source
18 39 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 984 (13.36%) Windows
2 492 (6.68%) Linux
3 381 (5.17%) UNIX
4 228 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 207 (2.81%) Windows 7
6 203 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 120 (1.63%) Solaris
8 97 (1.32%) AIX
9 79 (1.07%) Windows XP
10 78 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 64 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 63 (0.86%) Android
13 55 (0.75%) Apple iOS
14 39 (0.53%) Windows 8
15 29 (0.39%) CentOS
15 29 (0.39%) Windows 2000
16 27 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
17 23 (0.31%) Windows Phone
18 18 (0.24%) VMS
19 10 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1447 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1277 (17.34%) Project Management
3 746 (10.13%) ITIL
4 670 (9.10%) PRINCE2
5 651 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 526 (7.14%) Scrum
7 461 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
8 446 (6.06%) CRM
9 445 (6.04%) Business Analysis
10 433 (5.88%) Change Management
11 413 (5.61%) Software Engineering
12 405 (5.50%) Risk Management
13 403 (5.47%) Mentoring
14 374 (5.08%) MVC
15 352 (4.78%) E-Commerce
15 352 (4.78%) ERP
16 341 (4.63%) OO
17 321 (4.36%) Service Delivery
17 321 (4.36%) Waterfall
18 314 (4.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1582 (21.48%) SQL
2 960 (13.04%) C#
3 796 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 635 (8.62%) Java
5 267 (3.63%) T-SQL
6 245 (3.33%) C++
7 189 (2.57%) PL/SQL
8 186 (2.53%) C
9 148 (2.01%) PowerShell
10 113 (1.53%) VB
11 103 (1.40%) VB.NET
12 102 (1.39%) Python
13 101 (1.37%) PHP
14 95 (1.29%) Perl
15 90 (1.22%) VBScript
16 78 (1.06%) VBA
17 74 (1.00%) Shell Script
18 65 (0.88%) Ruby
19 58 (0.79%) ABAP
20 42 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1215 (16.50%) Degree
2 535 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 423 (5.74%) SC Cleared
4 387 (5.26%) ISEB
5 196 (2.66%) PMI Certification
6 153 (2.08%) DV Cleared
7 146 (1.98%) ISTQB
8 125 (1.70%) PMP
9 116 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
10 114 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 111 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 93 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
13 91 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 86 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 73 (0.99%) CISSP
16 60 (0.81%) ACCA
17 58 (0.79%) CIMA
18 52 (0.71%) CCA
18 52 (0.71%) MCSE
19 50 (0.68%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (4.60%) QA
2 223 (3.03%) SLA
3 119 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 114 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 107 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 53 (0.72%) COBIT
7 44 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 35 (0.48%) COSO
9 30 (0.41%) ISO 14001
10 20 (0.27%) Data Quality
11 12 (0.16%) Solvency II
12 10 (0.14%) BS7799
13 7 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 4 (0.054%) GCP
14 4 (0.054%) ISO 9000
14 4 (0.054%) GAAP
15 3 (0.041%) TickIT
15 3 (0.041%) ISO 8583
15 3 (0.041%) P3O
15 3 (0.041%) DO-254
System Software
1 436 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 207 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (1.03%) vSphere
4 68 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 63 (0.86%) VMware ESX
6 46 (0.62%) ISA Server
6 46 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
7 43 (0.58%) XenApp
8 32 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (0.29%) XenDesktop
10 17 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 12 (0.16%) NFS
11 12 (0.16%) Firmware
12 11 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 10 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.14%) XenServer
14 9 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 226 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
2 105 (1.43%) SCCM
3 72 (0.98%) NetBackup
4 63 (0.86%) SCOM
5 38 (0.52%) Data Guard
6 32 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 32 (0.43%) Puppet
7 31 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 31 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 27 (0.37%) SCVMM
9 21 (0.29%) OpenView
10 19 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (0.20%) Netcool
11 15 (0.20%) HP NNM
12 14 (0.19%) ARCserve
13 13 (0.18%) Control-M
14 11 (0.15%) SCSM
14 11 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 9 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 1311 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 917 (12.45%) Oracle
3 620 (8.42%) SAP
4 276 (3.75%) Cisco
5 268 (3.64%) VMware
6 267 (3.63%) HP
7 256 (3.48%) Fujitsu
8 221 (3.00%) Citrix
9 137 (1.86%) IBM
10 134 (1.82%) Business Objects
11 130 (1.77%) Cognos
12 122 (1.66%) Juniper
13 95 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
14 90 (1.22%) Red Hat
15 89 (1.21%) Hyperion
16 83 (1.13%) F5
17 81 (1.10%) CheckPoint
18 73 (0.99%) TOWER Software
19 72 (0.98%) Veritas
20 57 (0.77%) McAfee
Reading, Berkshire
Coneqt
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Gym + Extras
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum £40k plus bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Bonus, Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus an exceptional benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car + bonus + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Car Allowance, Priva
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Search Consultancy
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitX
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago