The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1099 1102 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.81% 17.97% 18.87%
As % of the General category 48.37% 47.28% 44.98%
Number of salaries quoted 881 857 798
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
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 West region.

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2272 2331 2183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.88% 38.01% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1822 1771 1761
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Finance
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the South West region.

Finance Salary Trend in the South West

Finance
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in the South West

Finance
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Bristol -5 319 £40,000 - 88
Wiltshire -1 253 £45,245 -3.73% 51
Gloucestershire +7 239 £42,500 +6.25% 29
Dorset +4 130 £45,000 - 11
Somerset -1 72 £31,000 -31.11% 10
Devon +4 50 £35,000 -4.76% 16
Cornwall -19 3 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 577 (26.73%) SQL
2 498 (23.07%) Agile Software Development
3 420 (19.45%) Banking
4 413 (19.13%) Oracle
5 360 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 324 (15.01%) Business Intelligence
7 323 (14.96%) .NET
8 317 (14.68%) Java
9 303 (14.03%) Microsoft
10 299 (13.85%) Telecoms
11 293 (13.57%) Project Management
12 281 (13.02%) C#
13 266 (12.32%) Degree
14 262 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 248 (11.49%) HTML
16 243 (11.26%) JavaScript
17 235 (10.88%) Windows
18 227 (10.51%) XML
19 222 (10.28%) SAP
20 216 (10.00%) Retail
21 212 (9.82%) ITIL
22 209 (9.68%) Scrum
23 198 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
24 194 (8.99%) Manufacturing
25 190 (8.80%) Marketing
26 188 (8.71%) CSS
27 180 (8.34%) MS Excel
28 177 (8.20%) MVC
29 173 (8.01%) ASP.NET
30 168 (7.78%) SDLC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 83 (3.84%) WebSphere
2 70 (3.24%) SAS
3 65 (3.01%) IIS
4 55 (2.55%) JBoss
5 39 (1.81%) WebLogic
6 37 (1.71%) SharePoint
7 34 (1.57%) MS Exchange
8 25 (1.16%) Tomcat
9 20 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
10 19 (0.88%) Apache
11 17 (0.79%) Mule
12 16 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (0.74%) Mule ESB
13 14 (0.65%) Node.js
14 13 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.51%) MQSeries
16 10 (0.46%) CMS
16 10 (0.46%) Alfresco
16 10 (0.46%) Joomla!
17 9 (0.42%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 180 (8.34%) MS Excel
2 92 (4.26%) MS Office
3 39 (1.81%) MS Project
4 37 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 36 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.37%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.14%) SPSS
10 2 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.046%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.046%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.046%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.046%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.046%) InDesign
11 1 (0.046%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 133 (6.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 49 (2.27%) SAP FI
3 47 (2.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 47 (2.18%) SAP CO
4 46 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
5 42 (1.95%) Oracle Cash Management
6 32 (1.48%) Temenos T24
7 31 (1.44%) Oracle General Ledger
7 31 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
8 27 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
9 25 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
10 22 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
11 20 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
12 18 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
13 15 (0.69%) Changepoint
14 14 (0.65%) Magento
15 10 (0.46%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 10 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
16 9 (0.42%) SAP FSCM
17 8 (0.37%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.34%) SaaS
3 19 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.46%) PaaS
5 10 (0.46%) Office 365
6 9 (0.42%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.37%) Google App Engine
7 8 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.14%) IaaS
10 1 (0.046%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.046%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.78%) DNS
2 51 (2.36%) DHCP
3 50 (2.32%) TCP/IP
4 47 (2.18%) Internet
5 46 (2.13%) Firewall
6 38 (1.76%) LAN
7 35 (1.62%) VPN
8 27 (1.25%) WAN
9 22 (1.02%) SAN
10 18 (0.83%) MPLS
11 16 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (0.69%) BGP
12 15 (0.69%) EIGRP
13 14 (0.65%) Network Security
14 12 (0.56%) WLAN
15 10 (0.46%) SMTP
15 10 (0.46%) HTTP
16 8 (0.37%) FTP
17 7 (0.32%) DMZ
17 7 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 148 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
3 114 (5.28%) Relational Database
4 100 (4.63%) BusinessObjects
5 73 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 69 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 67 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 55 (2.55%) RDBMS
9 51 (2.36%) MySQL
10 50 (2.32%) Oracle Database
11 41 (1.90%) MongoDB
11 41 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 38 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 35 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
13 35 (1.62%) OLTP
14 28 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
15 27 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
15 27 (1.25%) DB2
16 26 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
17 25 (1.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (3.06%) Git (software)
2 65 (3.01%) Maven
3 63 (2.92%) Visual Studio
4 62 (2.87%) JUnit
5 54 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 46 (2.13%) JIRA
7 44 (2.04%) Jenkins
8 40 (1.85%) Selenium
9 37 (1.71%) Ant
10 30 (1.39%) Eclipse
11 28 (1.30%) NUnit
12 27 (1.25%) Cucumber
13 26 (1.20%) Eclipse RCP
14 24 (1.11%) Subversion
14 24 (1.11%) Toad
15 22 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
16 19 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (0.69%) IntelliJ
17 15 (0.69%) Spock
18 14 (0.65%) Mockito
General
1 420 (19.45%) Banking
2 299 (13.85%) Telecoms
3 216 (10.00%) Retail
4 194 (8.99%) Manufacturing
5 190 (8.80%) Marketing
6 136 (6.30%) Electronics
7 85 (3.94%) Financial Institution
8 44 (2.04%) Back Office
9 36 (1.67%) Law
10 34 (1.57%) Legal
11 31 (1.44%) Investment Banking
12 23 (1.07%) General Ledger
13 21 (0.97%) Games
14 19 (0.88%) French Language
15 17 (0.79%) Billing
16 11 (0.51%) Advertising
17 9 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
18 7 (0.32%) German Language
19 4 (0.19%) Retail Banking
20 3 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 536 (24.83%) Developer
2 533 (24.69%) Analyst
3 172 (7.97%) Project Manager
4 165 (7.64%) Business Analyst
5 144 (6.67%) Architect
6 104 (4.82%) Senior Developer
7 96 (4.45%) .NET Developer
8 91 (4.21%) Java Developer
9 90 (4.17%) Consultant
10 88 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
11 83 (3.84%) Test Analyst
12 73 (3.38%) Support Analyst
13 64 (2.96%) Administrator
14 63 (2.92%) Software Engineer
15 60 (2.78%) Software Developer
16 59 (2.73%) C# Developer
17 57 (2.64%) DBA
18 51 (2.36%) Applications Support
18 51 (2.36%) Oracle Developer
19 44 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (14.96%) .NET
2 248 (11.49%) HTML
3 227 (10.51%) XML
4 188 (8.71%) CSS
5 173 (8.01%) ASP.NET
6 149 (6.90%) Web Services
7 119 (5.51%) Spring
8 115 (5.33%) jQuery
9 99 (4.59%) Middleware
10 82 (3.80%) SOAP
11 69 (3.20%) .NET Framework
12 67 (3.10%) HTML5
13 63 (2.92%) J2EE
14 62 (2.87%) WCF
15 61 (2.83%) Hibernate
16 59 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 53 (2.45%) REST
18 51 (2.36%) WSDL
19 49 (2.27%) JSON
20 38 (1.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 198 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (6.16%) DTV
3 104 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 89 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 69 (3.20%) Client/Server
6 48 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (1.81%) N-Tier
8 38 (1.76%) Data Centre
8 38 (1.76%) SWIFT
9 37 (1.71%) User Experience
10 27 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
10 27 (1.25%) AS400
11 26 (1.20%) Mainframe
12 25 (1.16%) Mobile App
13 24 (1.11%) Visualisation
14 21 (0.97%) Clustering
14 21 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
15 20 (0.93%) Statistics
16 18 (0.83%) Credit Risk
17 17 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 235 (10.88%) Windows
2 145 (6.72%) Linux
3 133 (6.16%) UNIX
4 84 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (1.39%) Android
8 29 (1.34%) Windows 7
9 27 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 22 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
11 21 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
12 20 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.56%) Solaris
14 8 (0.37%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.37%) CentOS
14 8 (0.37%) zOS
14 8 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
15 6 (0.28%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (23.07%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (15.01%) Business Intelligence
3 293 (13.57%) Project Management
4 262 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 212 (9.82%) ITIL
6 209 (9.68%) Scrum
7 177 (8.20%) MVC
8 168 (7.78%) SDLC
9 155 (7.18%) Programme Management
10 148 (6.86%) Digital Marketing
11 145 (6.72%) Mentoring
12 137 (6.35%) TDD
13 136 (6.30%) Software Engineering
14 132 (6.11%) Business Analysis
15 119 (5.51%) OO
16 113 (5.23%) Coaching
16 113 (5.23%) Line Management
16 113 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
17 106 (4.91%) PRINCE2
17 106 (4.91%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 577 (26.73%) SQL
2 317 (14.68%) Java
3 281 (13.02%) C#
4 243 (11.26%) JavaScript
5 97 (4.49%) PL/SQL
6 93 (4.31%) C++
7 89 (4.12%) T-SQL
8 81 (3.75%) PHP
9 67 (3.10%) C
10 63 (2.92%) VB.NET
11 61 (2.83%) PowerShell
12 41 (1.90%) VB
13 39 (1.81%) Python
14 38 (1.76%) VBA
15 26 (1.20%) Shell Script
16 25 (1.16%) Ruby
17 23 (1.07%) Perl
18 19 (0.88%) COBOL
19 17 (0.79%) Bash Shell
20 16 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 266 (12.32%) Degree
2 73 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 64 (2.96%) ISEB
4 55 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 53 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (1.53%) MCSE
7 29 (1.34%) MCSA
8 21 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (0.97%) ISTQB
9 20 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 19 (0.88%) CCNA
11 18 (0.83%) CISM
12 17 (0.79%) CISSP
13 16 (0.74%) CISA
13 16 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (0.69%) NCDA
14 15 (0.69%) NCIE
14 15 (0.69%) VCP5
15 13 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (0.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (5.42%) QA
2 92 (4.26%) SLA
3 22 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.56%) Basel II
6 8 (0.37%) COBIT
7 5 (0.23%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.19%) COREP
9 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.046%) FATCA
10 1 (0.046%) FINREP
10 1 (0.046%) HL7
System Software
1 95 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 64 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.44%) vSphere
4 23 (1.07%) XenApp
4 23 (1.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 22 (1.02%) BitLocker
6 17 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (0.65%) Firmware
8 9 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.42%) Docker
9 6 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
10 5 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.046%) Snort
12 1 (0.046%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.046%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.046%) RACF
12 1 (0.046%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.046%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 19 (0.88%) Puppet
2 15 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 10 (0.46%) SCOM
6 7 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.28%) SCCM
7 6 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
9 3 (0.14%) Control-M
9 3 (0.14%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.093%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.093%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.093%) OpenView
11 1 (0.046%) Unicenter
11 1 (0.046%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.046%) WSUS
11 1 (0.046%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.046%) cPanel
Vendors
1 413 (19.13%) Oracle
2 303 (14.03%) Microsoft
3 222 (10.28%) SAP
4 101 (4.68%) IBM
5 75 (3.47%) VMware
6 66 (3.06%) Cisco
7 46 (2.13%) Citrix
8 38 (1.76%) Google
9 37 (1.71%) Sybase
10 32 (1.48%) Green Hat
11 25 (1.16%) CheckPoint
12 23 (1.07%) Remedy
12 23 (1.07%) Juniper
12 23 (1.07%) NetApp
13 22 (1.02%) Red Hat
13 22 (1.02%) TIBCO
14 19 (0.88%) Zend
15 18 (0.83%) Informatica
16 17 (0.79%) Cognos
16 17 (0.79%) Twitter
Swindon, Wiltshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Devizes, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Strong Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £73000 per annum + Car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £36-48,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
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Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - £65k per annum + 5-20% bonus, Car, Pension, and more
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Plymouth, Devon
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Plymouth, Devon
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Bonus
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago