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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3789 3892 3599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.92% 17.28% 16.77%
As % of the General category 49.13% 46.61% 44.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3103 2969 2741
Average salary £48,500 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.04% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £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
7712 8351 8109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.47% 37.08% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5957 5817 5975
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 0 887 £55,000 +10.00% 103
Surrey -2 883 £47,500 -5.00% 85
Hampshire +8 532 £47,500 - 73
Buckinghamshire -1 421 £50,000 +11.11% 39
West Sussex +5 342 £44,500 -4.30% 18
Kent +1 230 £45,000 +7.14% 10
Oxfordshire +9 224 £45,500 +7.05% 39
East Sussex +11 149 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Middlesex +19 59 £55,000 -8.33%
Sussex +12 24 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Home Counties +1 6 £55,000 -
M4 Corridor -3 6 £85,000 +70.00%
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1816 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1631 (21.65%) SQL
3 1323 (17.56%) Degree
4 1269 (16.85%) Project Management
5 1240 (16.46%) Microsoft
6 1123 (14.91%) SQL Server
7 1063 (14.11%) C#
8 1062 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
9 1047 (13.90%) Oracle
10 1037 (13.77%) .NET
11 1032 (13.70%) Windows
12 1016 (13.49%) Java
13 938 (12.45%) Telecoms
14 850 (11.28%) HTML
15 829 (11.00%) JavaScript
16 827 (10.98%) Banking
17 805 (10.69%) MS Excel
18 702 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
19 699 (9.28%) SDLC
20 683 (9.07%) Business Intelligence
21 648 (8.60%) ITIL
22 647 (8.59%) CSS
23 642 (8.52%) Scrum
24 633 (8.40%) PRINCE2
25 600 (7.96%) SAP
26 566 (7.51%) XML
27 559 (7.42%) Retail
28 548 (7.27%) Linux
29 530 (7.04%) ASP.NET
30 516 (6.85%) Marketing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 229 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 151 (2.00%) IIS
3 146 (1.94%) SAS
4 140 (1.86%) WebSphere
5 126 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 121 (1.61%) MS Exchange
7 109 (1.45%) Tomcat
8 83 (1.10%) Apache
9 75 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
9 75 (1.00%) CMS
10 69 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 57 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
12 43 (0.57%) JBoss
13 42 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
14 31 (0.41%) Lync
15 30 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
16 25 (0.33%) Drupal
16 25 (0.33%) Jetty
17 21 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
18 20 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 805 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 399 (5.30%) MS Office
3 177 (2.35%) MS Project
4 155 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 90 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 58 (0.77%) PowerPivot
7 35 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 31 (0.41%) FrameMaker
9 30 (0.40%) SPSS
10 29 (0.38%) RoboHelp
11 17 (0.23%) Photoshop
12 15 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.13%) Mingle
14 9 (0.12%) Acrobat
15 7 (0.093%) Open Workbench
16 6 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 5 (0.066%) Fireworks
18 4 (0.053%) InfoPath
19 3 (0.040%) Niku Workbench
19 3 (0.040%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 162 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 160 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 149 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 67 (0.89%) SAP FI
4 67 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
5 65 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
6 61 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
7 59 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
8 51 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
8 51 (0.68%) SAP CO
9 48 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
9 48 (0.64%) SAP ERP
10 43 (0.57%) SAP MDM
11 39 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 37 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
13 35 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 31 (0.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
15 30 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
16 29 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
17 26 (0.35%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 144 (1.91%) SaaS
2 68 (0.90%) Office 365
3 36 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
4 35 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (0.20%) PaaS
6 15 (0.20%) IaaS
7 14 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.053%) Force.com
8 4 (0.053%) Sage Pay
9 3 (0.040%) Heroku
9 3 (0.040%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.027%) GitHub
10 2 (0.027%) FinancialForce.com
10 2 (0.027%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.027%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.027%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.013%) Yammer
11 1 (0.013%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 305 (4.05%) Firewall
2 240 (3.19%) LAN
3 230 (3.05%) WAN
4 172 (2.28%) Internet
5 164 (2.18%) VPN
6 151 (2.00%) DNS
7 136 (1.81%) TCP/IP
8 133 (1.77%) SAN
9 114 (1.51%) Network Security
10 99 (1.31%) VoIP
11 84 (1.12%) DHCP
12 73 (0.97%) Wireless
13 63 (0.84%) MPLS
14 55 (0.73%) Unified Communications
15 54 (0.72%) Intranet
16 48 (0.64%) SSL
17 47 (0.62%) HTTP
18 45 (0.60%) BGP
19 43 (0.57%) VLAN
20 39 (0.52%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1123 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 344 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
3 258 (3.42%) Oracle Database
4 215 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 177 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 176 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 173 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 148 (1.96%) MySQL
9 137 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 115 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 113 (1.50%) RDBMS
12 108 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
13 98 (1.30%) Big Data
14 81 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
15 73 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
16 69 (0.92%) Data Mining
17 67 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
18 54 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
19 52 (0.69%) NoSQL
20 48 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 180 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 143 (1.90%) Selenium
2 143 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
3 135 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 112 (1.49%) JIRA
5 105 (1.39%) Git (software)
6 104 (1.38%) Subversion
6 104 (1.38%) NUnit
7 93 (1.23%) HP UFT
8 91 (1.21%) Jenkins
9 76 (1.01%) Toad
9 76 (1.01%) ReSharper
10 75 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
11 59 (0.78%) Eclipse
12 52 (0.69%) Moq
13 51 (0.68%) MSTest
14 50 (0.66%) JUnit
15 49 (0.65%) WebDriver
16 47 (0.62%) ERwin
17 45 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 938 (12.45%) Telecoms
2 827 (10.98%) Banking
3 559 (7.42%) Retail
4 516 (6.85%) Marketing
5 325 (4.31%) Manufacturing
6 197 (2.62%) Legal
7 166 (2.20%) Electronics
8 138 (1.83%) Automotive
9 103 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 97 (1.29%) Back Office
10 97 (1.29%) Advertising
10 97 (1.29%) Billing
11 76 (1.01%) Publishing
12 66 (0.88%) Aerospace
13 65 (0.86%) Law
14 64 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
15 63 (0.84%) Retail Banking
16 52 (0.69%) German Language
17 49 (0.65%) General Ledger
18 44 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1728 (22.94%) Developer
2 1606 (21.32%) Analyst
3 795 (10.55%) Project Manager
4 670 (8.89%) Business Analyst
5 511 (6.78%) Consultant
6 461 (6.12%) Architect
7 422 (5.60%) .NET Developer
8 324 (4.30%) Senior Developer
9 299 (3.97%) Java Developer
10 276 (3.66%) C# Developer
11 229 (3.04%) Software Developer
12 211 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
13 197 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
14 181 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
15 179 (2.38%) Support Analyst
16 168 (2.23%) Web Developer
17 163 (2.16%) Software Engineer
18 162 (2.15%) Test Analyst
19 159 (2.11%) Junior
20 150 (1.99%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1037 (13.77%) .NET
2 850 (11.28%) HTML
3 647 (8.59%) CSS
4 566 (7.51%) XML
5 530 (7.04%) ASP.NET
6 456 (6.05%) Web Services
7 443 (5.88%) jQuery
8 339 (4.50%) HTML5
9 273 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 235 (3.12%) Spring
11 227 (3.01%) J2EE
12 207 (2.75%) .NET Framework
13 164 (2.18%) WCF
14 148 (1.96%) CSS3
14 148 (1.96%) AngularJS
15 139 (1.85%) REST
16 130 (1.73%) Ajax
17 126 (1.67%) Middleware
18 120 (1.59%) Hibernate
19 117 (1.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1062 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 407 (5.40%) Computer Science
3 337 (4.47%) Management Information System
4 243 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 220 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
6 145 (1.92%) DTV
7 143 (1.90%) Mathematics
8 125 (1.66%) User Experience
9 105 (1.39%) Data Integration
10 102 (1.35%) Data Structures
11 95 (1.26%) Visualisation
12 91 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
13 87 (1.15%) Statistics
14 86 (1.14%) Social Media
15 71 (0.94%) Clustering
16 70 (0.93%) Derivative
17 68 (0.90%) Social Network
17 68 (0.90%) Equities
18 65 (0.86%) Replication
19 63 (0.84%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1032 (13.70%) Windows
2 548 (7.27%) Linux
3 476 (6.32%) UNIX
4 200 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 149 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 101 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 89 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 72 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 63 (0.84%) Android
10 56 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 56 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 51 (0.68%) AIX
12 46 (0.61%) Windows XP
13 32 (0.42%) Solaris
14 12 (0.16%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.12%) CentOS
16 8 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 8 (0.11%) VxWorks
16 8 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1816 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1269 (16.85%) Project Management
3 702 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 699 (9.28%) SDLC
5 683 (9.07%) Business Intelligence
6 648 (8.60%) ITIL
7 642 (8.52%) Scrum
8 633 (8.40%) PRINCE2
9 478 (6.35%) Business Analysis
10 412 (5.47%) TDD
11 405 (5.38%) MVC
12 394 (5.23%) Change Management
12 394 (5.23%) Software Engineering
13 328 (4.35%) Analytics
14 317 (4.21%) Waterfall
15 312 (4.14%) Mentoring
16 305 (4.05%) Risk Management
17 302 (4.01%) E-Commerce
18 295 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
19 288 (3.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1631 (21.65%) SQL
2 1063 (14.11%) C#
3 1016 (13.49%) Java
4 829 (11.00%) JavaScript
5 334 (4.43%) PL/SQL
6 297 (3.94%) T-SQL
7 285 (3.78%) C++
8 187 (2.48%) C
9 132 (1.75%) VB
10 127 (1.69%) Python
11 124 (1.65%) VBA
12 123 (1.63%) PHP
13 122 (1.62%) VB.NET
14 99 (1.31%) Perl
15 98 (1.30%) Shell Script
16 81 (1.08%) COBOL
17 79 (1.05%) PowerShell
18 59 (0.78%) VB6
18 59 (0.78%) Ruby
19 40 (0.53%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1323 (17.56%) Degree
2 239 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 236 (3.13%) ISEB
4 177 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 148 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 147 (1.95%) PMI Certification
7 128 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 103 (1.37%) PMP
9 102 (1.35%) CCNP
10 101 (1.34%) ISTQB
11 87 (1.15%) MCSE
12 83 (1.10%) CCNA
13 82 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
14 81 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 76 (1.01%) CISSP
16 54 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 54 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 44 (0.58%) CIMA
18 43 (0.57%) MCP
19 42 (0.56%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 457 (6.07%) QA
2 187 (2.48%) SLA
3 95 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 82 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 76 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 70 (0.93%) Data Quality
7 32 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.21%) COBIT
9 9 (0.12%) P3O
10 6 (0.080%) TickIT
11 5 (0.066%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.066%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.053%) ISO 8583
12 4 (0.053%) WCAG
12 4 (0.053%) GAAP
13 3 (0.040%) WAI
14 2 (0.027%) FINREP
14 2 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.013%) PMBOK
15 1 (0.013%) HL7
System Software
1 372 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 229 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (1.17%) vSphere
4 86 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 71 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
6 59 (0.78%) XenApp
7 58 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 20 (0.27%) Terminal Services
10 16 (0.21%) Firmware
11 15 (0.20%) NFS
12 13 (0.17%) vCloud
13 11 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 11 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 11 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
15 8 (0.11%) UAG
15 8 (0.11%) SRDF
15 8 (0.11%) KVM
16 7 (0.093%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 139 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 68 (0.90%) SCCM
3 30 (0.40%) Puppet
3 30 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
4 29 (0.38%) NetBackup
5 26 (0.35%) SCOM
5 26 (0.35%) Data Guard
6 21 (0.28%) Nessus
7 20 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 20 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
7 20 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
8 19 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (0.25%) Backup Exec
9 17 (0.23%) FortiGate
10 16 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
11 15 (0.20%) Nmap
11 15 (0.20%) WSUS
12 13 (0.17%) Capistrano
12 13 (0.17%) Tivoli
13 10 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1240 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 1047 (13.90%) Oracle
3 600 (7.96%) SAP
4 369 (4.90%) VMware
5 308 (4.09%) Cisco
6 292 (3.88%) HP
7 154 (2.04%) IBM
8 130 (1.73%) Citrix
9 111 (1.47%) Cognos
10 105 (1.39%) CheckPoint
11 99 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
12 97 (1.29%) Twitter
13 84 (1.12%) Juniper
14 74 (0.98%) EMC
15 73 (0.97%) Avaya
16 70 (0.93%) Facebook
17 69 (0.92%) Red Hat
18 65 (0.86%) Informatica
19 51 (0.68%) TOWER Software
20 44 (0.58%) CA
Southampton, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + benefits
Posted: 18 minutes ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 minutes ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 minutes ago
Chertsey, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £78000 per annum
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent packages with great benefits.
Posted: 29 minutes ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent packages with great benefits.
Posted: 30 minutes ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits share options
Posted: 35 minutes ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £30,000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Healthcare & Other Benefits
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Surrey
ITF Solutions
Salary: £32500 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Dorking, Surrey
ITF Solutions
Salary: £24500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £200k Package, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago