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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3751 3868 3726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.21% 16.95% 16.70%
As % of the General category 48.38% 45.55% 44.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3081 2953 2844
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
7754 8491 8370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.63% 37.21% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5941 6215 6199
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 May 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 22 May 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
Berkshire +4 916 £55,000 +10.00% 125
Surrey 0 893 £50,000 - 117
Hampshire +2 621 £45,000 -5.26% 77
Buckinghamshire 0 406 £47,500 +11.76% 52
West Sussex +1 271 £47,250 -14.09% 30
Kent +1 199 £37,500 -25.00% 36
East Sussex +13 185 £50,000 +25.00% 17
Oxfordshire +15 178 £50,000 +11.11% 41
Middlesex 0 25 £45,000 -28.00% 4
Home Counties -1 6 £65,000 +30.00%
Sussex -10 4 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Thames Valley -3 3 £52,500 -5.40%
M4 Corridor +7 2 £60,000 -11.11%
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1726 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1642 (22.35%) SQL
3 1237 (16.84%) Microsoft
4 1182 (16.09%) Project Management
5 1179 (16.05%) Degree
6 1124 (15.30%) .NET
7 1120 (15.25%) SQL Server
8 1084 (14.76%) C#
9 1030 (14.02%) Oracle
10 1010 (13.75%) Windows
11 967 (13.16%) Java
12 946 (12.88%) Telecoms
13 915 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
14 848 (11.54%) Banking
15 834 (11.35%) HTML
16 801 (10.90%) JavaScript
17 760 (10.35%) MS Excel
18 674 (9.18%) Scrum
19 644 (8.77%) PRINCE2
20 631 (8.59%) CSS
21 601 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
22 595 (8.10%) ITIL
23 555 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
24 551 (7.50%) ASP.NET
25 548 (7.46%) SAP
26 537 (7.31%) XML
27 529 (7.20%) Marketing
28 522 (7.11%) Retail
29 512 (6.97%) Linux
30 473 (6.44%) UNIX

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 289 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 150 (2.04%) IIS
3 138 (1.88%) WebSphere
4 124 (1.69%) SAS
5 122 (1.66%) MS Exchange
6 110 (1.50%) CMS
7 90 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 81 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 75 (1.02%) Apache
10 72 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
11 56 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
12 47 (0.64%) Lync
13 45 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
14 39 (0.53%) JBoss
15 32 (0.44%) Drupal
16 31 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 29 (0.39%) WordPress
18 28 (0.38%) WebSphere Portal
19 27 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
19 27 (0.37%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 760 (10.35%) MS Excel
2 399 (5.43%) MS Office
3 167 (2.27%) MS Project
4 143 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 84 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 67 (0.91%) PowerPivot
7 32 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 32 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 24 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 13 (0.18%) Mingle
10 13 (0.18%) FrameMaker
10 13 (0.18%) SPSS
11 11 (0.15%) RoboHelp
12 6 (0.082%) InfoPath
13 5 (0.068%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.054%) InDesign
14 4 (0.054%) Open Workbench
15 3 (0.041%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.041%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 198 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 172 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
3 137 (1.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 133 (1.81%) Oracle Receivables
5 118 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
6 114 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
7 108 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 83 (1.13%) SAP FI
9 71 (0.97%) SAP CO
9 71 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
9 71 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
10 59 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
11 54 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
12 51 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
13 45 (0.61%) Oracle HRMS
14 41 (0.56%) SAP ERP
15 38 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
16 36 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
17 32 (0.44%) SAP MDM
17 32 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 159 (2.16%) SaaS
2 65 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (0.76%) Office 365
4 35 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
6 30 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.18%) IaaS
8 12 (0.16%) PaaS
9 10 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.068%) IBM SmartCloud
11 3 (0.041%) FinancialForce.com
12 2 (0.027%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.027%) GitHub
12 2 (0.027%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.014%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.014%) Yammer
13 1 (0.014%) Veeva
13 1 (0.014%) Nimbula
13 1 (0.014%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.014%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 215 (2.93%) Firewall
2 170 (2.31%) Internet
3 145 (1.97%) DNS
4 136 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 135 (1.84%) WAN
6 133 (1.81%) LAN
7 109 (1.48%) SAN
8 89 (1.21%) DHCP
9 76 (1.03%) VPN
10 74 (1.01%) VoIP
11 69 (0.94%) Wireless
12 60 (0.82%) Network Security
13 53 (0.72%) Intranet
14 45 (0.61%) HTTP
15 37 (0.50%) SSL
15 37 (0.50%) LDAP
16 35 (0.48%) Unified Communications
17 30 (0.41%) MPLS
18 28 (0.38%) VLAN
19 27 (0.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1120 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 288 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 233 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 218 (2.97%) Oracle Database
5 204 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 185 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 153 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 148 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 129 (1.76%) MySQL
10 111 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 110 (1.50%) RDBMS
12 95 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
13 86 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
14 75 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
15 68 (0.93%) NoSQL
16 61 (0.83%) Data Mining
17 57 (0.78%) Microsoft Power View
18 51 (0.69%) Big Data
19 49 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
19 49 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 250 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 181 (2.46%) Visual Studio
2 181 (2.46%) Selenium
3 143 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
4 137 (1.86%) NUnit
5 136 (1.85%) Subversion
6 130 (1.77%) Git (software)
7 107 (1.46%) QuickTest Pro
8 89 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
9 82 (1.12%) Jenkins
10 80 (1.09%) JIRA
11 75 (1.02%) Eclipse
12 73 (0.99%) WebDriver
13 68 (0.93%) Maven
14 64 (0.87%) Toad
15 52 (0.71%) MSTest
15 52 (0.71%) ReSharper
16 47 (0.64%) Moq
17 39 (0.53%) JUnit
18 32 (0.44%) Cucumber
General
1 946 (12.88%) Telecoms
2 848 (11.54%) Banking
3 529 (7.20%) Marketing
4 522 (7.11%) Retail
5 275 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 230 (3.13%) Legal
7 163 (2.22%) Advertising
8 140 (1.91%) Automotive
9 130 (1.77%) Electronics
10 115 (1.57%) Billing
11 94 (1.28%) Aerospace
12 85 (1.16%) Back Office
13 84 (1.14%) Financial Institution
14 80 (1.09%) General Ledger
15 63 (0.86%) Publishing
16 57 (0.78%) Law
17 52 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
18 46 (0.63%) Investment Banking
18 46 (0.63%) German Language
19 37 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1664 (22.65%) Analyst
2 1629 (22.18%) Developer
3 789 (10.74%) Project Manager
4 698 (9.50%) Business Analyst
5 521 (7.09%) Consultant
6 416 (5.66%) .NET Developer
6 416 (5.66%) Architect
7 302 (4.11%) C# Developer
8 274 (3.73%) Senior Developer
9 230 (3.13%) Java Developer
9 230 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 227 (3.09%) Support Analyst
11 223 (3.04%) Software Developer
12 192 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
12 192 (2.61%) Test Analyst
13 174 (2.37%) Senior Manager
14 173 (2.36%) Systems Analyst
15 167 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
16 164 (2.23%) Software Engineer
17 147 (2.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1124 (15.30%) .NET
2 834 (11.35%) HTML
3 631 (8.59%) CSS
4 551 (7.50%) ASP.NET
5 537 (7.31%) XML
6 444 (6.04%) Web Services
7 394 (5.36%) jQuery
8 283 (3.85%) HTML5
9 259 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 225 (3.06%) WCF
11 202 (2.75%) Spring
12 185 (2.52%) .NET Framework
13 174 (2.37%) J2EE
14 135 (1.84%) CSS3
15 125 (1.70%) SOAP
16 123 (1.67%) AngularJS
17 120 (1.63%) Entity Framework
18 119 (1.62%) Ajax
19 113 (1.54%) REST
20 104 (1.42%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 915 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 351 (4.78%) Management Information System
2 351 (4.78%) Computer Science
3 200 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
4 136 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 116 (1.58%) User Experience
6 108 (1.47%) Social Media
6 108 (1.47%) DTV
7 106 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 104 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 94 (1.28%) Statistics
10 87 (1.18%) Data Integration
11 81 (1.10%) Clustering
12 79 (1.08%) Derivative
12 79 (1.08%) Equities
13 78 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
14 77 (1.05%) FMCG
15 68 (0.93%) PMI
16 64 (0.87%) Visualisation
17 61 (0.83%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1010 (13.75%) Windows
2 512 (6.97%) Linux
3 473 (6.44%) UNIX
4 179 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 132 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 115 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 84 (1.14%) Android
8 81 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 72 (0.98%) AIX
10 69 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 64 (0.87%) Solaris
11 64 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 63 (0.86%) Windows XP
13 39 (0.53%) Windows 8
14 18 (0.25%) Windows 2000
14 18 (0.25%) CentOS
15 17 (0.23%) SUSE
16 16 (0.22%) Windows Vista
17 11 (0.15%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1726 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1182 (16.09%) Project Management
3 674 (9.18%) Scrum
4 644 (8.77%) PRINCE2
5 601 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 595 (8.10%) ITIL
7 555 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
8 469 (6.38%) Business Analysis
9 432 (5.88%) MVC
10 423 (5.76%) TDD
11 419 (5.70%) Software Engineering
12 375 (5.10%) CRM
13 370 (5.04%) Change Management
14 363 (4.94%) OO
15 348 (4.74%) ERP
15 348 (4.74%) Waterfall
16 338 (4.60%) Risk Management
17 320 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
18 308 (4.19%) E-Commerce
19 296 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1642 (22.35%) SQL
2 1084 (14.76%) C#
3 967 (13.16%) Java
4 801 (10.90%) JavaScript
5 295 (4.02%) T-SQL
6 293 (3.99%) C++
7 279 (3.80%) PL/SQL
8 166 (2.26%) C
9 149 (2.03%) VB
10 128 (1.74%) VBA
11 123 (1.67%) Perl
12 118 (1.61%) VB.NET
13 117 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 106 (1.44%) PowerShell
15 100 (1.36%) PHP
16 93 (1.27%) Python
17 85 (1.16%) VB6
18 63 (0.86%) COBOL
19 51 (0.69%) ABAP
20 45 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1179 (16.05%) Degree
2 325 (4.42%) ISEB
3 314 (4.27%) Security Cleared
4 268 (3.65%) SC Cleared
5 179 (2.44%) ISTQB
6 169 (2.30%) PMI Certification
7 122 (1.66%) PMP
8 108 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 101 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 93 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 92 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 89 (1.21%) CISSP
13 84 (1.14%) MCSE
13 84 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 79 (1.08%) DV Cleared
15 75 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
16 54 (0.74%) CCNP
17 38 (0.52%) CIMA
18 36 (0.49%) MCP
19 33 (0.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (5.72%) QA
2 182 (2.48%) SLA
3 133 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 90 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 62 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 51 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 44 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 27 (0.37%) COBIT
9 12 (0.16%) ISO 14001
9 12 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.068%) WCAG
10 5 (0.068%) HL7
11 4 (0.054%) TickIT
11 4 (0.054%) DO-254
11 4 (0.054%) P3O
12 2 (0.027%) GAAP
12 2 (0.027%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.027%) COSO
12 2 (0.027%) FINREP
13 1 (0.014%) PMBOK
System Software
1 349 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 195 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 74 (1.01%) vSphere
5 52 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
6 37 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 36 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (0.42%) XenApp
8 31 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 17 (0.23%) vCloud
9 17 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 14 (0.19%) NFS
11 11 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 11 (0.15%) ISA Server
12 10 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 9 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
14 8 (0.11%) Firmware
14 8 (0.11%) KVM
15 7 (0.095%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 204 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 45 (0.61%) SCCM
3 38 (0.52%) Puppet
4 26 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (0.35%) NetBackup
4 26 (0.35%) Data Guard
5 25 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 22 (0.30%) Tivoli
6 22 (0.30%) SCOM
7 18 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (0.15%) OpenView
9 10 (0.14%) Control-M
9 10 (0.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 10 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 9 (0.12%) WSUS
11 8 (0.11%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.095%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 7 (0.095%) Capistrano
12 7 (0.095%) Nagios
12 7 (0.095%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1237 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 1030 (14.02%) Oracle
3 548 (7.46%) SAP
4 291 (3.96%) VMware
5 289 (3.93%) HP
6 210 (2.86%) Cisco
7 188 (2.56%) IBM
8 147 (2.00%) Citrix
9 145 (1.97%) Cognos
10 108 (1.47%) Twitter
11 97 (1.32%) Red Hat
12 89 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
13 86 (1.17%) Business Objects
14 79 (1.08%) Juniper
15 64 (0.87%) Facebook
16 63 (0.86%) TOWER Software
17 53 (0.72%) Avaya
18 52 (0.71%) EMC
19 51 (0.69%) Adobe
20 48 (0.65%) Veritas
Kent
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: To £75k Car Allowance, Health, Pension, Stock
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 to £75 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pepsico Beverages International Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Annapurna
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People (UK)
Salary: car allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
HW Search & Selection
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago