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

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1091 1075 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.60% 17.64% 18.29%
As % of the General category 49.01% 46.76% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 862 821 819
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £29,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £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
2226 2299 2226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.95% 37.73% 42.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1694 1848
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £26,545 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 8 July 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 8 July 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 -5 339 £40,250 +0.62% 117
Gloucestershire +8 260 £42,000 +5.00% 37
Wiltshire -4 234 £45,000 -10.00% 39
Dorset +9 131 £48,188 +7.08% 26
Somerset -7 52 £31,000 -31.11% 5
Devon +1 44 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Cornwall -16 3 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 605 (26.95%) SQL
2 497 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
3 472 (21.02%) Banking
4 451 (20.09%) Oracle
5 390 (17.37%) SQL Server
6 328 (14.61%) Java
7 324 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
8 316 (14.08%) .NET
9 311 (13.85%) Microsoft
10 304 (13.54%) Project Management
11 285 (12.69%) Degree
12 284 (12.65%) Telecoms
13 278 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 270 (12.03%) C#
15 264 (11.76%) HTML
16 245 (10.91%) JavaScript
17 237 (10.56%) Windows
18 228 (10.16%) XML
19 218 (9.71%) Retail
20 212 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
21 211 (9.40%) Scrum
22 210 (9.35%) SAP
22 210 (9.35%) ITIL
23 180 (8.02%) Marketing
24 177 (7.88%) CSS
25 172 (7.66%) MS Excel
26 171 (7.62%) Manufacturing
26 171 (7.62%) MVC
27 169 (7.53%) SDLC
28 164 (7.31%) ASP.NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 92 (4.10%) WebSphere
2 79 (3.52%) IIS
3 71 (3.16%) SAS
4 59 (2.63%) JBoss
5 44 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 40 (1.78%) SharePoint
7 35 (1.56%) MS Exchange
8 29 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 24 (1.07%) Apache
10 20 (0.89%) Apache ServiceMix
11 18 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (0.62%) Node.js
14 12 (0.53%) NServiceBus
15 11 (0.49%) Mule
15 11 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (0.45%) Mule ESB
17 9 (0.40%) CMS
17 9 (0.40%) Joomla!
17 9 (0.40%) Alfresco
Applications
1 172 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 92 (4.10%) MS Office
3 50 (2.23%) MS Project
4 41 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 26 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.36%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.31%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.13%) SPSS
10 2 (0.089%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.045%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.045%) NASTRAN
11 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.045%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.045%) CATIA
11 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.045%) InDesign
11 1 (0.045%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 116 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 51 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
3 45 (2.00%) SAP FI
4 43 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 43 (1.92%) SAP CO
5 42 (1.87%) Oracle Cash Management
6 40 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
7 38 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
8 33 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
9 29 (1.29%) Temenos T24
10 28 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
11 25 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
12 22 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
12 22 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
13 17 (0.76%) Changepoint
14 12 (0.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 12 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
15 10 (0.45%) SAP FSCM
16 8 (0.36%) Magento
16 8 (0.36%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.16%) SaaS
3 22 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 10 (0.45%) Office 365
5 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.36%) PaaS
7 5 (0.22%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.089%) IaaS
11 1 (0.045%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.045%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.72%) DNS
2 52 (2.32%) TCP/IP
2 52 (2.32%) DHCP
2 52 (2.32%) Firewall
3 45 (2.00%) Internet
4 41 (1.83%) LAN
5 36 (1.60%) VPN
6 34 (1.51%) WAN
7 22 (0.98%) SAN
8 19 (0.85%) MPLS
9 15 (0.67%) Network Security
10 14 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (0.58%) BGP
11 13 (0.58%) EIGRP
12 10 (0.45%) WLAN
13 8 (0.36%) FTP
13 8 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (0.31%) Wireless
14 7 (0.31%) DMZ
14 7 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 158 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
3 116 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 86 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 68 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 64 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 61 (2.72%) RDBMS
8 57 (2.54%) MySQL
8 57 (2.54%) Oracle Database
9 49 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 46 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
11 39 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
12 37 (1.65%) MongoDB
13 36 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 34 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
15 33 (1.47%) DB2
16 32 (1.43%) OLTP
16 32 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
17 24 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
18 23 (1.02%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 66 (2.94%) Maven
2 62 (2.76%) JUnit
2 62 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 53 (2.36%) Visual Studio
4 52 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (1.78%) JIRA
6 39 (1.74%) Jenkins
7 38 (1.69%) Selenium
8 34 (1.51%) Eclipse
9 32 (1.43%) Ant
10 30 (1.34%) NUnit
11 29 (1.29%) Eclipse RCP
12 24 (1.07%) Toad
13 22 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
13 22 (0.98%) Cucumber
14 19 (0.85%) Subversion
15 15 (0.67%) JBehave
16 14 (0.62%) IntelliJ
17 13 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
17 13 (0.58%) SpecFlow
General
1 472 (21.02%) Banking
2 284 (12.65%) Telecoms
3 218 (9.71%) Retail
4 180 (8.02%) Marketing
5 171 (7.62%) Manufacturing
6 119 (5.30%) Electronics
7 85 (3.79%) Financial Institution
8 43 (1.92%) Back Office
9 38 (1.69%) Legal
9 38 (1.69%) Investment Banking
10 35 (1.56%) General Ledger
10 35 (1.56%) Law
11 23 (1.02%) French Language
12 17 (0.76%) Billing
12 17 (0.76%) Games
13 13 (0.58%) Advertising
14 10 (0.45%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
16 7 (0.31%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 544 (24.23%) Analyst
2 533 (23.74%) Developer
3 168 (7.48%) Project Manager
4 165 (7.35%) Architect
5 162 (7.22%) Business Analyst
6 103 (4.59%) Consultant
7 101 (4.50%) Java Developer
8 94 (4.19%) Senior Developer
9 93 (4.14%) Test Analyst
10 86 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
11 83 (3.70%) .NET Developer
12 71 (3.16%) Software Engineer
13 67 (2.98%) Administrator
14 65 (2.90%) DBA
15 61 (2.72%) Support Analyst
16 57 (2.54%) C# Developer
17 56 (2.49%) Oracle Developer
18 53 (2.36%) Designer
19 50 (2.23%) Software Developer
20 48 (2.14%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (14.08%) .NET
2 264 (11.76%) HTML
3 228 (10.16%) XML
4 177 (7.88%) CSS
5 164 (7.31%) ASP.NET
6 145 (6.46%) Web Services
7 136 (6.06%) Spring
8 111 (4.94%) jQuery
9 101 (4.50%) Middleware
10 81 (3.61%) HTML5
11 70 (3.12%) SOAP
12 66 (2.94%) .NET Framework
13 64 (2.85%) WCF
14 63 (2.81%) Hibernate
15 59 (2.63%) J2EE
16 50 (2.23%) WSDL
17 49 (2.18%) REST
18 48 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 47 (2.09%) JSON
20 42 (1.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 212 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (5.17%) DTV
3 114 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 87 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 80 (3.56%) Client/Server
6 51 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 43 (1.92%) N-Tier
8 40 (1.78%) Data Centre
9 38 (1.69%) SWIFT
10 33 (1.47%) User Experience
11 30 (1.34%) Mainframe
12 27 (1.20%) Mobile App
13 25 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
13 25 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
14 23 (1.02%) Replication
15 22 (0.98%) Clustering
15 22 (0.98%) Visualisation
16 21 (0.94%) AS400
17 20 (0.89%) Statistics
17 20 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 237 (10.56%) Windows
2 139 (6.19%) UNIX
3 137 (6.10%) Linux
4 91 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (1.47%) Android
8 32 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 25 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 20 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
11 18 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
12 15 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.45%) CentOS
13 10 (0.45%) Solaris
14 8 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.36%) zOS
15 7 (0.31%) Fedora
16 5 (0.22%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.18%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
3 304 (13.54%) Project Management
4 278 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 211 (9.40%) Scrum
6 210 (9.35%) ITIL
7 171 (7.62%) MVC
8 169 (7.53%) SDLC
9 149 (6.64%) Software Engineering
10 144 (6.41%) Programme Management
11 138 (6.15%) Mentoring
12 131 (5.84%) PRINCE2
12 131 (5.84%) OO
12 131 (5.84%) Digital Marketing
13 130 (5.79%) TDD
14 124 (5.52%) Business Analysis
15 121 (5.39%) Coaching
16 115 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
17 110 (4.90%) Line Management
17 110 (4.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 605 (26.95%) SQL
2 328 (14.61%) Java
3 270 (12.03%) C#
4 245 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 100 (4.45%) C++
5 100 (4.45%) PL/SQL
6 97 (4.32%) T-SQL
7 90 (4.01%) PHP
8 63 (2.81%) PowerShell
9 62 (2.76%) C
10 54 (2.41%) VB.NET
11 45 (2.00%) VB
12 43 (1.92%) VBA
13 41 (1.83%) Python
14 35 (1.56%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.16%) Perl
16 23 (1.02%) Ruby
17 20 (0.89%) COBOL
18 18 (0.80%) VB6
19 17 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 285 (12.69%) Degree
2 86 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 77 (3.43%) ISEB
4 69 (3.07%) SC Cleared
5 52 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (1.43%) MCSE
7 27 (1.20%) MCSA
8 25 (1.11%) ISTQB
9 21 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 21 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (0.89%) CISSP
11 19 (0.85%) CCNA
11 19 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (0.76%) CISM
13 16 (0.71%) DV Cleared
14 15 (0.67%) NCDA
14 15 (0.67%) NCIE
14 15 (0.67%) VCP5
15 13 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (0.58%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (5.30%) QA
2 77 (3.43%) SLA
3 23 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.53%) Basel II
7 9 (0.40%) COBIT
8 6 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.22%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.13%) COREP
11 1 (0.045%) FATCA
11 1 (0.045%) HL7
System Software
1 90 (4.01%) Active Directory
2 63 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.38%) vSphere
4 24 (1.07%) XenApp
4 24 (1.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 23 (1.02%) BitLocker
6 16 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (0.62%) Firmware
8 8 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.27%) Docker
10 5 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.089%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.089%) Snort
13 1 (0.045%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.045%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.045%) RACF
13 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.045%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.045%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 17 (0.76%) Puppet
2 13 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (0.49%) Data Guard
5 9 (0.40%) SCOM
6 7 (0.31%) SCCM
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle EDQ
8 3 (0.13%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.13%) Control-M
9 2 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.089%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.045%) cPanel
10 1 (0.045%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.045%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 451 (20.09%) Oracle
2 311 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 210 (9.35%) SAP
4 104 (4.63%) IBM
5 98 (4.37%) Business Objects
6 77 (3.43%) VMware
7 66 (2.94%) Cisco
8 50 (2.23%) Citrix
9 36 (1.60%) Sybase
9 36 (1.60%) Google
10 29 (1.29%) Green Hat
11 28 (1.25%) Informatica
12 25 (1.11%) CheckPoint
13 24 (1.07%) Remedy
14 22 (0.98%) NetApp
14 22 (0.98%) Juniper
15 21 (0.94%) TIBCO
16 18 (0.80%) Red Hat
17 16 (0.71%) ATG
17 16 (0.71%) hybris
Bournemouth, Dorset
Hudson IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wiltshire
techfolk Limited
Salary: discretionary relocation
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
techfolk Limited
Salary: discretionary relocation
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Fantastic
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, private healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £31,000 to £45,500 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £36-48,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 21 hours ago