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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3723 3748 3891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.87% 16.85% 17.73%
As % of the General category 48.00% 44.79% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3039 2830 2803
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
7756 8368 8777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.23% 37.62% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5817 6163 6501
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Surrey 0 1027 £50,000 - 122
Berkshire +7 1016 £55,000 +10.00% 120
Hampshire -1 561 £44,000 -2.22% 75
Buckinghamshire +2 359 £50,000 +5.26% 43
West Sussex -4 193 £46,000 -8.00% 32
East Sussex +10 181 £47,500 -5.00% 20
Kent +2 162 £41,500 -12.63% 42
Oxfordshire 0 148 £48,500 +2.10% 35
Middlesex +8 31 £50,000 -16.66% 4
Home Counties +5 10 £62,500 +25.00%
Sussex -1 8 £50,000 -9.09%
M4 Corridor +10 2 £49,500 -26.66%
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1581 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1579 (22.34%) SQL
3 1257 (17.79%) Microsoft
4 1133 (16.03%) Degree
5 1125 (15.92%) Project Management
6 1066 (15.08%) SQL Server
7 1041 (14.73%) .NET
8 1022 (14.46%) C#
9 987 (13.97%) Telecoms
10 981 (13.88%) Windows
11 951 (13.46%) Oracle
12 906 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
13 840 (11.89%) Java
14 818 (11.57%) MS Excel
15 804 (11.38%) HTML
16 792 (11.21%) Banking
17 769 (10.88%) JavaScript
18 646 (9.14%) CSS
19 609 (8.62%) PRINCE2
20 589 (8.33%) Scrum
21 569 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
22 566 (8.01%) ITIL
23 541 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
24 538 (7.61%) SAP
25 534 (7.56%) Retail
26 524 (7.41%) Marketing
27 489 (6.92%) XML
28 487 (6.89%) ASP.NET
29 453 (6.41%) Linux
30 440 (6.23%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 358 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 165 (2.33%) IIS
3 119 (1.68%) CMS
4 118 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 108 (1.53%) SAS
6 105 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 93 (1.32%) Apache
8 91 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 54 (0.76%) WebLogic
10 50 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 45 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
12 44 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 43 (0.61%) Lync
14 42 (0.59%) JBoss
15 38 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 37 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
17 35 (0.50%) Drupal
18 34 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
19 31 (0.44%) MS Project Server
19 31 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 818 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 342 (4.84%) MS Office
3 187 (2.65%) MS Project
4 149 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 108 (1.53%) MS Visio
6 76 (1.08%) PowerPivot
7 30 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 28 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
9 21 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
10 17 (0.24%) Niku Workbench
11 16 (0.23%) InfoPath
12 15 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 12 (0.17%) Mingle
13 12 (0.17%) SPSS
14 7 (0.099%) FrameMaker
15 5 (0.071%) InDesign
15 5 (0.071%) RoboHelp
16 4 (0.057%) Open Workbench
17 3 (0.042%) AutoCAD
18 2 (0.028%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 178 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 155 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
3 123 (1.74%) Oracle General Ledger
3 123 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
4 115 (1.63%) Oracle Financials
5 106 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
6 103 (1.46%) SAP FI
7 100 (1.42%) SAP FI/CO
7 100 (1.42%) SAP CO
8 90 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 66 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
10 60 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
11 56 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
12 55 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
13 52 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
14 46 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
15 42 (0.59%) Agresso
16 33 (0.47%) Oracle HRMS
16 33 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
17 30 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 153 (2.16%) SaaS
2 70 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (0.62%) Office 365
4 20 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
5 12 (0.17%) PaaS
6 11 (0.16%) IaaS
7 4 (0.057%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.028%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.028%) Yammer
8 2 (0.028%) Force.com
9 1 (0.014%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.014%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.014%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.014%) GitHub
9 1 (0.014%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 210 (2.97%) Firewall
2 175 (2.48%) Internet
3 147 (2.08%) DNS
4 130 (1.84%) TCP/IP
5 119 (1.68%) WAN
6 110 (1.56%) LAN
7 101 (1.43%) SAN
8 88 (1.25%) DHCP
9 84 (1.19%) Wireless
10 73 (1.03%) Network Security
11 71 (1.00%) VPN
12 63 (0.89%) VoIP
13 56 (0.79%) SSL
14 53 (0.75%) Intranet
15 46 (0.65%) HTTP
16 39 (0.55%) OSPF
16 39 (0.55%) BGP
17 26 (0.37%) LDAP
18 24 (0.34%) MPLS
18 24 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1066 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 267 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
3 258 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 206 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 182 (2.58%) Relational Database
6 170 (2.41%) Oracle Database
7 145 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 144 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 142 (2.01%) MySQL
10 98 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 97 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 95 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
13 92 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
14 74 (1.05%) Data Mining
15 72 (1.02%) NoSQL
16 69 (0.98%) Microsoft Power View
17 64 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
18 59 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
19 52 (0.74%) Big Data
20 49 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 275 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 228 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 176 (2.49%) Selenium
4 156 (2.21%) NUnit
5 143 (2.02%) Git (software)
6 135 (1.91%) Subversion
7 125 (1.77%) QuickTest Pro
8 111 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
9 91 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
10 86 (1.22%) JIRA
11 80 (1.13%) WebDriver
12 77 (1.09%) Eclipse
13 70 (0.99%) Maven
14 63 (0.89%) Jenkins
15 48 (0.68%) MSTest
16 41 (0.58%) Toad
17 34 (0.48%) JUnit
18 32 (0.45%) ReSharper
18 32 (0.45%) Moq
19 31 (0.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 987 (13.97%) Telecoms
2 792 (11.21%) Banking
3 534 (7.56%) Retail
4 524 (7.41%) Marketing
5 270 (3.82%) Manufacturing
6 217 (3.07%) Legal
7 198 (2.80%) Advertising
8 139 (1.97%) Automotive
9 117 (1.66%) Aerospace
10 116 (1.64%) Electronics
10 116 (1.64%) Billing
11 89 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 80 (1.13%) General Ledger
13 70 (0.99%) Publishing
14 66 (0.93%) Back Office
15 50 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 42 (0.59%) Investment Banking
17 41 (0.58%) German Language
18 34 (0.48%) Law
19 33 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1550 (21.93%) Analyst
2 1496 (21.17%) Developer
3 695 (9.83%) Project Manager
4 606 (8.58%) Business Analyst
5 567 (8.02%) Consultant
6 358 (5.07%) .NET Developer
7 345 (4.88%) Architect
8 281 (3.98%) C# Developer
9 228 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 211 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
11 210 (2.97%) Software Developer
12 209 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
13 206 (2.91%) Support Analyst
14 205 (2.90%) Test Analyst
15 196 (2.77%) Java Developer
16 164 (2.32%) Software Engineer
17 152 (2.15%) Support Engineer
18 150 (2.12%) Senior Manager
19 145 (2.05%) Systems Analyst
20 130 (1.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1041 (14.73%) .NET
2 804 (11.38%) HTML
3 646 (9.14%) CSS
4 489 (6.92%) XML
5 487 (6.89%) ASP.NET
6 369 (5.22%) Web Services
7 359 (5.08%) jQuery
8 248 (3.51%) HTML5
9 218 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 215 (3.04%) WCF
11 173 (2.45%) Spring
12 166 (2.35%) .NET Framework
13 138 (1.95%) J2EE
14 137 (1.94%) CSS3
15 118 (1.67%) Ajax
16 112 (1.58%) SOAP
17 93 (1.32%) JSP
18 91 (1.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 88 (1.25%) JSON
20 87 (1.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 906 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 348 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 326 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 175 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 167 (2.36%) Mathematics
6 120 (1.70%) Mobile App
7 112 (1.58%) User Experience
8 99 (1.40%) Statistics
9 95 (1.34%) Social Media
10 86 (1.22%) DTV
11 84 (1.19%) Clustering
12 81 (1.15%) Data Structures
13 80 (1.13%) Data Integration
14 78 (1.10%) PMI
15 76 (1.08%) FMCG
16 64 (0.91%) Derivative
17 63 (0.89%) Visualisation
18 61 (0.86%) Equities
19 58 (0.82%) Client/Server
20 51 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 981 (13.88%) Windows
2 453 (6.41%) Linux
3 418 (5.91%) UNIX
4 198 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 162 (2.29%) Windows 7
6 145 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 87 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 86 (1.22%) Android
9 76 (1.08%) Solaris
10 70 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 69 (0.98%) AIX
12 55 (0.78%) Windows XP
13 54 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 35 (0.50%) Windows 8
15 26 (0.37%) Windows 2000
16 25 (0.35%) CentOS
17 20 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
18 17 (0.24%) SUSE
19 16 (0.23%) VMS
20 15 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1581 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1125 (15.92%) Project Management
3 609 (8.62%) PRINCE2
4 589 (8.33%) Scrum
5 569 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 566 (8.01%) ITIL
7 541 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
8 440 (6.23%) Business Analysis
9 421 (5.96%) CRM
10 415 (5.87%) Software Engineering
11 392 (5.55%) MVC
12 376 (5.32%) ERP
13 371 (5.25%) TDD
14 356 (5.04%) Change Management
15 354 (5.01%) OO
16 335 (4.74%) Risk Management
17 334 (4.73%) Waterfall
18 320 (4.53%) Mentoring
19 316 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
20 292 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1579 (22.34%) SQL
2 1022 (14.46%) C#
3 840 (11.89%) Java
4 769 (10.88%) JavaScript
5 300 (4.25%) T-SQL
6 277 (3.92%) C++
7 202 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 152 (2.15%) VBA
9 143 (2.02%) PowerShell
10 142 (2.01%) VB
10 142 (2.01%) C
11 126 (1.78%) Perl
12 108 (1.53%) VB.NET
13 95 (1.34%) Shell Script
14 92 (1.30%) PHP
15 85 (1.20%) VB6
16 79 (1.12%) Python
17 53 (0.75%) ABAP
18 50 (0.71%) COBOL
19 37 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1133 (16.03%) Degree
2 374 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 339 (4.80%) ISEB
4 330 (4.67%) SC Cleared
5 191 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 172 (2.43%) PMI Certification
7 126 (1.78%) PMP
8 122 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 111 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 103 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 99 (1.40%) CISSP
12 97 (1.37%) DV Cleared
13 84 (1.19%) MCSE
14 82 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 81 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
16 57 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
17 41 (0.58%) CIMA
18 37 (0.52%) ACCA
19 35 (0.50%) CCNP
20 32 (0.45%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 364 (5.15%) QA
2 166 (2.35%) SLA
3 141 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 104 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 75 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 59 (0.83%) ISO 9001
7 45 (0.64%) Data Quality
8 32 (0.45%) COBIT
9 21 (0.30%) ISO 14001
10 16 (0.23%) Solvency II
11 11 (0.16%) COSO
12 7 (0.099%) DO-254
13 6 (0.085%) HL7
13 6 (0.085%) BS7799
13 6 (0.085%) P3O
14 5 (0.071%) GAAP
15 4 (0.057%) TickIT
16 2 (0.028%) ISO 9000
16 2 (0.028%) FINREP
17 1 (0.014%) PMBOK
System Software
1 372 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 200 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 73 (1.03%) vSphere
5 50 (0.71%) VMware ESX
6 31 (0.44%) XenApp
7 28 (0.40%) ISA Server
7 28 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 27 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 15 (0.21%) Firmware
12 12 (0.17%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (0.14%) NFS
14 10 (0.14%) vCloud
14 10 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 9 (0.13%) XenDesktop
16 6 (0.085%) KVM
17 5 (0.071%) Docker
Systems Management
1 220 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
2 61 (0.86%) SCCM
3 47 (0.67%) SCOM
4 40 (0.57%) Puppet
5 35 (0.50%) NetBackup
6 29 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 25 (0.35%) Tivoli
8 23 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 20 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (0.25%) Data Guard
11 15 (0.21%) SCVMM
12 13 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
12 13 (0.18%) Netcool
13 11 (0.16%) OpenView
13 11 (0.16%) Nagios
14 10 (0.14%) Control-M
15 9 (0.13%) WSUS
16 8 (0.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
17 7 (0.099%) Veritas Storage Foundation
18 6 (0.085%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1257 (17.79%) Microsoft
2 951 (13.46%) Oracle
3 538 (7.61%) SAP
4 271 (3.83%) VMware
5 247 (3.50%) HP
6 205 (2.90%) Cisco
7 171 (2.42%) Citrix
8 159 (2.25%) IBM
9 158 (2.24%) Cognos
10 105 (1.49%) Fujitsu
11 102 (1.44%) Business Objects
12 100 (1.42%) Red Hat
13 86 (1.22%) Juniper
14 81 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
14 81 (1.15%) TOWER Software
15 74 (1.05%) Twitter
16 64 (0.91%) Veritas
17 58 (0.82%) Avaya
18 51 (0.72%) F5
19 48 (0.68%) Tableau
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Up to £50K Base + 10% Bonus + Exceptional Bene
Posted: 4 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + pension, car, negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, car, negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Asurance and medical
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Axon Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, Sussex
OCS Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Think IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Portal Partnership Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Nomad Computer Consultants
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Think IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Search Crawley IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago