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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3601 3437 3777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.36% 16.61% 17.60%
As % of the General category 47.68% 44.02% 43.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2942 2564 2760
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,750 £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
7553 7808 8637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.42% 37.72% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5696 5766 6635
Average salary £46,000 £45,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.09% +4.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 February 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 February 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 +1 1109 £50,000 - 122
Berkshire +7 1040 £52,500 +5.00% 105
Hampshire -4 466 £42,500 -5.55% 84
Buckinghamshire +4 313 £50,000 +5.26% 59
West Sussex 0 163 £46,000 -5.15% 23
Kent -2 152 £42,500 -7.10% 33
Oxfordshire -5 141 £47,500 +5.55% 32
East Sussex 0 134 £43,743 -12.51% 19
Middlesex +6 31 £50,000 -16.66% 7
Home Counties +7 11 £60,000 -
Sussex +4 9 £50,000 -16.66%
M4 Corridor +12 5 £49,500 +32.00%
Thames Valley +1 2 £55,000 +19.56%
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1546 (22.15%) SQL
2 1469 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
3 1235 (17.69%) Microsoft
4 1122 (16.07%) Project Management
5 1103 (15.80%) Degree
6 1039 (14.88%) SQL Server
7 1020 (14.61%) Telecoms
8 988 (14.15%) .NET
9 965 (13.82%) Windows
10 953 (13.65%) C#
11 922 (13.21%) Oracle
12 873 (12.51%) Analytical Skills
13 799 (11.45%) MS Excel
14 784 (11.23%) Banking
15 761 (10.90%) HTML
16 753 (10.79%) Java
17 738 (10.57%) JavaScript
18 636 (9.11%) CSS
19 591 (8.47%) PRINCE2
20 588 (8.42%) ITIL
21 574 (8.22%) Retail
22 570 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
23 567 (8.12%) Scrum
24 562 (8.05%) SAP
25 520 (7.45%) Marketing
26 518 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
27 473 (6.78%) ASP.NET
28 452 (6.47%) XML
29 439 (6.29%) Business Analysis
30 432 (6.19%) Linux

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 389 (5.57%) SharePoint
2 181 (2.59%) IIS
3 124 (1.78%) MS Exchange
4 112 (1.60%) CMS
5 104 (1.49%) Apache
6 95 (1.36%) SAS
7 92 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 88 (1.26%) Tomcat
9 62 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 51 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
11 49 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
12 42 (0.60%) JBoss
13 41 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
14 38 (0.54%) WebLogic
14 38 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
14 38 (0.54%) Lync
15 32 (0.46%) WordPress
15 32 (0.46%) MS Project Server
16 31 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 30 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 799 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 337 (4.83%) MS Office
3 196 (2.81%) MS Project
4 146 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 112 (1.60%) MS Visio
6 78 (1.12%) PowerPivot
7 29 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 27 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 26 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (0.27%) InfoPath
11 17 (0.24%) Niku Workbench
12 12 (0.17%) SPSS
12 12 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.072%) AutoCAD
13 5 (0.072%) InDesign
14 4 (0.057%) Mingle
15 1 (0.014%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.014%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.014%) Maya
15 1 (0.014%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 179 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 155 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 120 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
3 120 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
4 117 (1.68%) Oracle General Ledger
5 113 (1.62%) SAP FI
6 112 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
6 112 (1.60%) SAP CO
7 104 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
8 74 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 65 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
10 59 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
11 57 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
12 56 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
12 56 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
13 51 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
14 48 (0.69%) Agresso
15 31 (0.44%) SAP R/3
16 30 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
16 30 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 151 (2.16%) SaaS
2 79 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (0.57%) Office 365
4 18 (0.26%) PaaS
5 13 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
7 11 (0.16%) IaaS
8 5 (0.072%) Force.com
9 3 (0.043%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.029%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (0.029%) Yammer
11 1 (0.014%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.014%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.014%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 200 (2.86%) Firewall
2 174 (2.49%) Internet
3 139 (1.99%) DNS
4 115 (1.65%) WAN
5 112 (1.60%) TCP/IP
6 106 (1.52%) LAN
7 93 (1.33%) SAN
8 81 (1.16%) DHCP
9 80 (1.15%) Network Security
10 77 (1.10%) Wireless
11 68 (0.97%) VPN
12 67 (0.96%) VoIP
13 56 (0.80%) SSL
13 56 (0.80%) Intranet
14 48 (0.69%) HTTP
15 38 (0.54%) OSPF
15 38 (0.54%) BGP
16 29 (0.42%) LDAP
17 28 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
18 26 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1039 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 281 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 258 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 193 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 185 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 167 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 159 (2.28%) Oracle Database
8 154 (2.21%) MySQL
9 144 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 104 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 103 (1.48%) RDBMS
12 101 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
13 95 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
14 71 (1.02%) Microsoft Power View
15 69 (0.99%) NoSQL
16 68 (0.97%) Data Mining
17 62 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
18 61 (0.87%) Big Data
19 59 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
20 49 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 269 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 239 (3.42%) Visual Studio
3 164 (2.35%) Selenium
4 155 (2.22%) NUnit
5 146 (2.09%) Git (software)
6 128 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
7 125 (1.79%) Subversion
8 92 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
9 88 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
10 83 (1.19%) JIRA
11 67 (0.96%) WebDriver
12 65 (0.93%) Eclipse
13 58 (0.83%) Maven
14 52 (0.74%) Jenkins
15 51 (0.73%) MSTest
16 34 (0.49%) ReSharper
17 33 (0.47%) Toad
18 30 (0.43%) Moq
19 29 (0.42%) LoadRunner
20 27 (0.39%) JUnit
General
1 1020 (14.61%) Telecoms
2 784 (11.23%) Banking
3 574 (8.22%) Retail
4 520 (7.45%) Marketing
5 245 (3.51%) Manufacturing
6 239 (3.42%) Legal
7 213 (3.05%) Advertising
8 126 (1.80%) Billing
9 122 (1.75%) Aerospace
10 115 (1.65%) Automotive
11 90 (1.29%) General Ledger
12 89 (1.27%) Electronics
13 84 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 70 (1.00%) Publishing
15 63 (0.90%) Back Office
16 54 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
17 41 (0.59%) Law
18 39 (0.56%) Local Government
19 36 (0.52%) Investment Banking
20 35 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1520 (21.77%) Analyst
2 1431 (20.50%) Developer
3 682 (9.77%) Project Manager
4 625 (8.95%) Consultant
5 597 (8.55%) Business Analyst
6 338 (4.84%) .NET Developer
7 309 (4.43%) Architect
8 275 (3.94%) C# Developer
9 217 (3.11%) Test Analyst
10 214 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
11 205 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
12 195 (2.79%) Support Analyst
13 192 (2.75%) Senior Developer
14 191 (2.74%) Java Developer
15 188 (2.69%) Software Developer
16 168 (2.41%) Support Engineer
17 153 (2.19%) Software Engineer
18 151 (2.16%) Senior Manager
19 141 (2.02%) SAP Consultant
20 140 (2.01%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 988 (14.15%) .NET
2 761 (10.90%) HTML
3 636 (9.11%) CSS
4 473 (6.78%) ASP.NET
5 452 (6.47%) XML
6 341 (4.88%) Web Services
7 330 (4.73%) jQuery
8 218 (3.12%) HTML5
9 208 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 205 (2.94%) WCF
11 151 (2.16%) .NET Framework
12 145 (2.08%) Spring
13 132 (1.89%) CSS3
14 124 (1.78%) Ajax
14 124 (1.78%) J2EE
15 102 (1.46%) SOAP
16 101 (1.45%) JSP
17 88 (1.26%) JSON
18 86 (1.23%) WPF
19 75 (1.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 873 (12.51%) Analytical Skills
2 325 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 313 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 172 (2.46%) Mathematics
5 154 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 127 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 118 (1.69%) User Experience
8 111 (1.59%) Statistics
9 86 (1.23%) Social Media
10 81 (1.16%) Data Integration
11 79 (1.13%) PMI
12 76 (1.09%) Clustering
13 69 (0.99%) FMCG
14 66 (0.95%) DTV
15 62 (0.89%) Data Structures
16 55 (0.79%) Visualisation
17 50 (0.72%) Client/Server
18 48 (0.69%) Equities
19 47 (0.67%) Derivative
20 46 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 965 (13.82%) Windows
2 432 (6.19%) Linux
3 403 (5.77%) UNIX
4 204 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 175 (2.51%) Windows 7
6 155 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 87 (1.25%) Solaris
8 83 (1.19%) Android
9 79 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 66 (0.95%) AIX
11 64 (0.92%) Apple iOS
12 60 (0.86%) Windows XP
13 56 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 36 (0.52%) Windows 8
15 27 (0.39%) Windows 2000
16 26 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
16 26 (0.37%) CentOS
17 18 (0.26%) VMS
18 16 (0.23%) SUSE
19 15 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1469 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1122 (16.07%) Project Management
3 591 (8.47%) PRINCE2
4 588 (8.42%) ITIL
5 570 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 567 (8.12%) Scrum
7 518 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
8 439 (6.29%) Business Analysis
9 426 (6.10%) CRM
10 398 (5.70%) ERP
11 390 (5.59%) Software Engineering
12 376 (5.39%) MVC
13 366 (5.24%) Change Management
14 342 (4.90%) OO
15 339 (4.86%) Risk Management
16 324 (4.64%) TDD
17 317 (4.54%) Waterfall
18 311 (4.45%) Mentoring
19 294 (4.21%) Service Delivery
20 290 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1546 (22.15%) SQL
2 953 (13.65%) C#
3 753 (10.79%) Java
4 738 (10.57%) JavaScript
5 299 (4.28%) T-SQL
6 279 (4.00%) C++
7 179 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 158 (2.26%) PowerShell
9 144 (2.06%) C
10 143 (2.05%) VBA
11 120 (1.72%) VB
11 120 (1.72%) Perl
12 107 (1.53%) VB.NET
13 91 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 87 (1.25%) PHP
15 83 (1.19%) Python
16 73 (1.05%) ABAP
17 71 (1.02%) VB6
18 47 (0.67%) VBScript
19 43 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1103 (15.80%) Degree
2 395 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 357 (5.11%) ISEB
4 342 (4.90%) SC Cleared
5 196 (2.81%) ISTQB
6 166 (2.38%) PMI Certification
7 138 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 121 (1.73%) PMP
9 112 (1.60%) DV Cleared
10 107 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 92 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 91 (1.30%) CISSP
13 84 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 79 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
15 73 (1.05%) VCP4
16 65 (0.93%) MCSE
17 57 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
18 44 (0.63%) CIMA
19 43 (0.62%) CCA
20 40 (0.57%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (4.64%) QA
2 177 (2.54%) SLA
3 127 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 110 (1.58%) PCI DSS
5 87 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 54 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 38 (0.54%) COBIT
8 37 (0.53%) Data Quality
9 17 (0.24%) COSO
9 17 (0.24%) ISO 14001
10 15 (0.21%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.11%) BS7799
12 7 (0.10%) DO-254
13 5 (0.072%) HL7
13 5 (0.072%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.072%) GAAP
13 5 (0.072%) P3O
14 4 (0.057%) ISO 8583
15 2 (0.029%) PMBOK
16 1 (0.014%) FINREP
System Software
1 387 (5.54%) Active Directory
2 207 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (1.16%) vSphere
4 67 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 63 (0.90%) VMware ESX
6 35 (0.50%) ISA Server
6 35 (0.50%) XenApp
7 26 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 20 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 19 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (0.20%) Firmware
12 13 (0.19%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
14 10 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 9 (0.13%) NFS
16 5 (0.072%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.072%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.072%) Xen
Systems Management
1 226 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
2 65 (0.93%) SCCM
3 54 (0.77%) SCOM
4 49 (0.70%) NetBackup
5 35 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 30 (0.43%) Puppet
7 28 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 25 (0.36%) Tivoli
9 23 (0.33%) Data Guard
10 21 (0.30%) SCVMM
11 13 (0.19%) Netcool
12 11 (0.16%) WSUS
12 11 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (0.14%) OpenView
13 10 (0.14%) Control-M
13 10 (0.14%) Nagios
14 7 (0.10%) ARCserve
14 7 (0.10%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
15 5 (0.072%) AppDNA
16 4 (0.057%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 1235 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 922 (13.21%) Oracle
3 562 (8.05%) SAP
4 276 (3.95%) VMware
5 237 (3.39%) HP
6 207 (2.97%) Cisco
7 190 (2.72%) Citrix
8 163 (2.33%) IBM
9 150 (2.15%) Cognos
10 137 (1.96%) Fujitsu
11 115 (1.65%) Business Objects
12 89 (1.27%) Red Hat
13 87 (1.25%) Juniper
14 82 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
15 74 (1.06%) TOWER Software
16 68 (0.97%) Veritas
17 64 (0.92%) Avaya
18 63 (0.90%) Twitter
19 59 (0.85%) Hyperion
20 53 (0.76%) CheckPoint
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum plus bens plus bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bens and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 13 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago