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 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 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3718 3502 4080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.92% 16.67% 17.85%
As % of the General category 45.91% 43.75% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2824 2730 3309
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £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 £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
8099 8005 8886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.86% 38.10% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5572 5978 7125
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +1 1139 £50,000 +5.26% 120
Surrey -1 1049 £47,500 -5.00% 95
Hampshire -4 437 £45,250 +5.69% 71
Buckinghamshire +2 366 £46,250 +2.77% 47
West Sussex +1 235 £46,500 +3.33% 26
Kent -1 188 £42,000 -6.66% 20
Oxfordshire +4 163 £42,500 +1.19% 37
East Sussex 0 127 £40,000 -2.43% 12
Middlesex -15 22 £56,000 +12.00% 2
Thames Valley -5 4 £57,500 -14.81%
M4 Corridor +2 2 £50,000 -8.67%
Home Counties -1 2 - - 1
Sussex -15 2 £45,500 -9.00% 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1672 (21.56%) SQL
2 1477 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 1395 (17.99%) Telecoms
4 1330 (17.15%) Microsoft
5 1266 (16.33%) Project Management
6 1264 (16.30%) Degree
7 1152 (14.86%) SQL Server
8 1144 (14.75%) .NET
9 1094 (14.11%) C#
10 1013 (13.06%) Windows
11 905 (11.67%) Oracle
12 883 (11.39%) MS Excel
13 831 (10.72%) Retail
14 810 (10.45%) JavaScript
15 805 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
16 782 (10.09%) ITIL
17 781 (10.07%) PRINCE2
17 781 (10.07%) Banking
18 763 (9.84%) HTML
19 705 (9.09%) Java
20 676 (8.72%) CSS
21 651 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
22 628 (8.10%) ASP.NET
23 623 (8.03%) Security Cleared
24 569 (7.34%) SAP
25 532 (6.86%) XML
26 519 (6.69%) Scrum
27 515 (6.64%) Marketing
28 482 (6.22%) Business Analysis
29 460 (5.93%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 333 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 237 (3.06%) IIS
3 168 (2.17%) Apache
4 144 (1.86%) MS Exchange
5 98 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 95 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 95 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 77 (0.99%) CMS
8 61 (0.79%) SAS
9 53 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 49 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
10 49 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
11 43 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
12 40 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 39 (0.50%) WordPress
14 29 (0.37%) NServiceBus
15 28 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
16 25 (0.32%) Lync
17 24 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
17 24 (0.31%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 883 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 410 (5.29%) MS Office
3 266 (3.43%) MS Project
4 186 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 129 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 32 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.23%) PowerPivot
9 13 (0.17%) InfoPath
10 12 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.077%) SPSS
12 4 (0.052%) RoboHelp
12 4 (0.052%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.026%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.026%) Mathematica
13 2 (0.026%) DOC1
14 1 (0.013%) ArcView
14 1 (0.013%) Casewise Modeler
14 1 (0.013%) Maya
14 1 (0.013%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 134 (1.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 127 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 121 (1.56%) SAP FI
4 115 (1.48%) SAP CO
4 115 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 90 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 79 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
7 78 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
8 77 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
9 75 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
10 67 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
11 61 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
12 53 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
13 49 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
14 41 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
15 39 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
16 38 (0.49%) HFM
17 37 (0.48%) Agresso
18 33 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
19 32 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 119 (1.53%) SaaS
2 106 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (0.54%) Office 365
4 34 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.21%) Force.com
6 11 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.13%) IaaS
8 9 (0.12%) GitHub
8 9 (0.12%) PaaS
9 7 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.052%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.026%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 296 (3.82%) Firewall
2 205 (2.64%) DNS
3 170 (2.19%) LAN
4 165 (2.13%) Internet
5 151 (1.95%) WAN
5 151 (1.95%) SAN
6 138 (1.78%) TCP/IP
7 115 (1.48%) HTTP
8 113 (1.46%) DHCP
9 82 (1.06%) Network Security
10 81 (1.04%) Wireless
11 73 (0.94%) SSL
12 63 (0.81%) VPN
12 63 (0.81%) LDAP
13 55 (0.71%) VoIP
14 35 (0.45%) NAS
15 33 (0.43%) SMTP
16 29 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (0.36%) BGP
18 27 (0.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1152 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 272 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 219 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 203 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 176 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 164 (2.12%) MySQL
7 150 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 141 (1.82%) Oracle Database
9 101 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 100 (1.29%) RDBMS
11 97 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 94 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 84 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
14 71 (0.92%) DB2
15 70 (0.90%) SAP BW
16 68 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
17 62 (0.80%) OLAP
18 56 (0.72%) Big Data
19 53 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
20 48 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 268 (3.46%) Visual Studio
2 232 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 175 (2.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 167 (2.15%) Selenium
5 110 (1.42%) NUnit
6 106 (1.37%) Subversion
7 84 (1.08%) Git (software)
8 69 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
9 67 (0.86%) JIRA
10 58 (0.75%) WebDriver
11 52 (0.67%) Eclipse
12 45 (0.58%) ReSharper
12 45 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
13 44 (0.57%) Jenkins
14 38 (0.49%) Jasmine
15 37 (0.48%) TeamCity
16 36 (0.46%) Maven
17 33 (0.43%) MSTest
17 33 (0.43%) WinRunner
17 33 (0.43%) TestDirector
General
1 1395 (17.99%) Telecoms
2 831 (10.72%) Retail
3 781 (10.07%) Banking
4 515 (6.64%) Marketing
5 312 (4.02%) Legal
6 277 (3.57%) Advertising
7 208 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 132 (1.70%) Back Office
9 124 (1.60%) Billing
10 113 (1.46%) Electronics
11 90 (1.16%) German Language
12 85 (1.10%) Financial Institution
13 84 (1.08%) Investment Banking
14 79 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
15 75 (0.97%) Law
16 68 (0.88%) General Ledger
16 68 (0.88%) Publishing
17 50 (0.64%) Automotive
18 49 (0.63%) Aerospace
19 42 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 1847 (23.82%) Analyst
2 1453 (18.74%) Developer
3 785 (10.12%) Consultant
4 770 (9.93%) Project Manager
5 631 (8.14%) Business Analyst
6 394 (5.08%) C# Developer
7 375 (4.84%) .NET Developer
8 364 (4.69%) Architect
9 281 (3.62%) Test Analyst
10 255 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
11 247 (3.19%) Senior Developer
12 242 (3.12%) Software Developer
13 239 (3.08%) Java Developer
14 233 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
15 228 (2.94%) Software Engineer
16 214 (2.76%) Support Analyst
17 211 (2.72%) Senior Manager
18 208 (2.68%) Junior
19 197 (2.54%) Systems Analyst
20 161 (2.08%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1144 (14.75%) .NET
2 763 (9.84%) HTML
3 676 (8.72%) CSS
4 628 (8.10%) ASP.NET
5 532 (6.86%) XML
6 402 (5.18%) jQuery
7 396 (5.11%) Web Services
8 273 (3.52%) WCF
9 261 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 214 (2.76%) .NET Framework
11 186 (2.40%) Spring
12 167 (2.15%) J2EE
13 162 (2.09%) Ajax
14 156 (2.01%) HTML5
15 155 (2.00%) WPF
16 134 (1.73%) SOAP
17 125 (1.61%) Hibernate
18 122 (1.57%) XSLT
19 100 (1.29%) WinForms
20 96 (1.24%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 805 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 426 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 345 (4.45%) Management Information System
4 283 (3.65%) Mathematics
5 206 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 114 (1.47%) User Experience
7 109 (1.41%) Statistics
8 96 (1.24%) PMI
9 90 (1.16%) DTV
10 87 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 81 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 77 (0.99%) Clustering
13 75 (0.97%) Replication
14 69 (0.89%) Data Integration
15 63 (0.81%) FMCG
16 57 (0.74%) Social Media
17 50 (0.64%) Mainframe
18 47 (0.61%) Open Source
19 42 (0.54%) Physics
20 41 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1013 (13.06%) Windows
2 445 (5.74%) Linux
3 352 (4.54%) UNIX
4 209 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 191 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 176 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 119 (1.53%) Solaris
8 97 (1.25%) AIX
8 97 (1.25%) Windows XP
9 87 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 73 (0.94%) Android
11 71 (0.92%) Apple iOS
12 53 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (0.43%) Windows Phone
14 31 (0.40%) Windows 2000
15 29 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 25 (0.32%) CentOS
17 14 (0.18%) zOS
18 12 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
19 9 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1477 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1266 (16.33%) Project Management
3 782 (10.09%) ITIL
4 781 (10.07%) PRINCE2
5 651 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 519 (6.69%) Scrum
7 482 (6.22%) Business Analysis
8 460 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
9 454 (5.86%) CRM
10 429 (5.53%) Software Engineering
11 423 (5.46%) Risk Management
12 417 (5.38%) MVC
13 415 (5.35%) Change Management
14 392 (5.06%) OO
15 384 (4.95%) Mentoring
16 352 (4.54%) E-Commerce
17 341 (4.40%) TDD
18 324 (4.18%) Business Development
19 320 (4.13%) ERP
20 314 (4.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1672 (21.56%) SQL
2 1094 (14.11%) C#
3 810 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 705 (9.09%) Java
5 270 (3.48%) C++
6 252 (3.25%) T-SQL
7 230 (2.97%) C
8 213 (2.75%) PL/SQL
9 133 (1.72%) VB.NET
10 116 (1.50%) PowerShell
11 113 (1.46%) VB
12 102 (1.32%) PHP
13 97 (1.25%) Python
13 97 (1.25%) VBScript
14 85 (1.10%) Perl
15 65 (0.84%) Shell Script
16 64 (0.83%) Ruby
17 45 (0.58%) VBA
18 43 (0.55%) ABAP
19 38 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1264 (16.30%) Degree
2 623 (8.03%) Security Cleared
3 441 (5.69%) SC Cleared
4 410 (5.29%) ISEB
5 207 (2.67%) PMI Certification
6 156 (2.01%) DV Cleared
7 146 (1.88%) ISTQB
8 137 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
9 133 (1.72%) PMP
10 120 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 117 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
12 113 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 110 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 90 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 68 (0.88%) CISSP
16 67 (0.86%) CIMA
17 63 (0.81%) ACCA
18 57 (0.74%) MCSE
19 56 (0.72%) CCNA
20 50 (0.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 398 (5.13%) QA
2 219 (2.82%) SLA
3 130 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 112 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 77 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 53 (0.68%) COBIT
7 31 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 29 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 25 (0.32%) COSO
10 23 (0.30%) ISO 14001
11 21 (0.27%) Solvency II
12 16 (0.21%) GCP
13 7 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 6 (0.077%) P3O
15 4 (0.052%) ISO 9000
15 4 (0.052%) BS7799
15 4 (0.052%) ISO 8583
16 3 (0.039%) TickIT
17 2 (0.026%) GAMP
17 2 (0.026%) GPG13
System Software
1 406 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 207 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 50 (0.64%) vSphere
5 49 (0.63%) VMware ESX
6 42 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
7 40 (0.52%) ISA Server
7 40 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (0.46%) XenApp
9 23 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 19 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 19 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (0.22%) NFS
12 14 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 12 (0.15%) KVM
14 11 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 10 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
16 9 (0.12%) Veritas File System
16 9 (0.12%) ProxySG
17 8 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 226 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
2 140 (1.81%) SCCM
3 70 (0.90%) NetBackup
4 49 (0.63%) SCOM
5 36 (0.46%) Data Guard
6 34 (0.44%) Tivoli
7 26 (0.34%) Puppet
8 25 (0.32%) HP NNM
9 23 (0.30%) SCSM
9 23 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (0.30%) OpenView
10 19 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
11 17 (0.22%) Netcool
11 17 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 16 (0.21%) Nagios
13 14 (0.18%) ARCserve
13 14 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 13 (0.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 13 (0.17%) SCVMM
14 13 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1330 (17.15%) Microsoft
2 905 (11.67%) Oracle
3 569 (7.34%) SAP
4 314 (4.05%) Fujitsu
5 304 (3.92%) Cisco
6 281 (3.62%) HP
7 270 (3.48%) VMware
8 228 (2.94%) Citrix
9 151 (1.95%) IBM
10 120 (1.55%) Juniper
11 115 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
12 110 (1.42%) Cognos
13 106 (1.37%) Business Objects
14 101 (1.30%) Red Hat
15 95 (1.23%) CheckPoint
16 91 (1.17%) Hyperion
17 90 (1.16%) F5
18 75 (0.97%) Google
19 68 (0.88%) Veritas
20 57 (0.74%) JBoss
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Resource Management
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Volaris Exec
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + +c£35k Bonus +£6k Car Allwoance
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Midhurst, Sussex
TheSmartList
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £22000 to £33000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £30000 - £43000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago