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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1087 1101 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.96% 18.35% 19.22%
As % of the General category 48.59% 51.62% 46.46%
Number of salaries quoted 817 877 858
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
2237 2133 2258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.01% 35.55% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 1681 1829
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -10 316 £45,000 +12.50% 94
Dorset +32 240 £41,000 -25.45% 21
Wiltshire +3 240 £42,500 -5.55% 46
Gloucestershire -5 164 £55,000 +32.53% 36
Somerset +8 96 £37,500 +7.14% 24
Devon -13 6 £37,500 +11.11% 4
Cornwall -14 2 - - 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 649 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
2 540 (24.87%) SQL
3 501 (23.08%) Banking
4 475 (21.88%) Telecoms
5 375 (17.27%) Project Management
6 371 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
7 369 (17.00%) SQL Server
8 354 (16.31%) Java
9 338 (15.57%) Microsoft
10 327 (15.06%) .NET
11 320 (14.74%) Degree
12 297 (13.68%) Marketing
13 295 (13.59%) C#
14 290 (13.36%) Oracle
15 288 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
16 285 (13.13%) Manufacturing
17 283 (13.04%) SAP
18 258 (11.88%) Programme Management
19 254 (11.70%) HTML
20 249 (11.47%) Scrum
21 247 (11.38%) JavaScript
22 239 (11.01%) Retail
23 233 (10.73%) ITIL
24 224 (10.32%) Electronics
24 224 (10.32%) Digital Marketing
25 223 (10.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
26 215 (9.90%) Windows
27 214 (9.86%) MS Excel
28 207 (9.53%) Web Services
29 204 (9.40%) XML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 72 (3.32%) MS Exchange
2 65 (2.99%) JBoss
3 62 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 60 (2.76%) WebLogic
5 59 (2.72%) IIS
6 58 (2.67%) WebSphere
7 47 (2.16%) SAS
8 44 (2.03%) Tomcat
9 40 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 37 (1.70%) Apache
11 33 (1.52%) Mule
12 29 (1.34%) Mule ESB
13 26 (1.20%) CMS
14 23 (1.06%) MQSeries
15 18 (0.83%) Node.js
16 17 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
16 17 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
17 16 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 15 (0.69%) Alfresco
18 15 (0.69%) Joomla!
Applications
1 214 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 95 (4.38%) MS Office
3 67 (3.09%) MS Project
4 48 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (1.61%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.55%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.28%) SPSS
9 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.092%) InDesign
13 1 (0.046%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.046%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 223 (10.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 55 (2.53%) Oracle Applications
3 49 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
4 46 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 34 (1.57%) Oracle ASCP
6 28 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
6 28 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
7 25 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
8 23 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
9 22 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
10 19 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
10 19 (0.88%) Temenos T24
11 18 (0.83%) Demantra
11 18 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
12 11 (0.51%) Oracle SCM
13 10 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
14 9 (0.41%) INSURE/90
14 9 (0.41%) SAP CO
14 9 (0.41%) SAP FI
14 9 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 71 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (2.49%) SaaS
3 27 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.60%) Office 365
6 12 (0.55%) IaaS
7 11 (0.51%) PaaS
8 9 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.32%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.23%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
11 4 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.092%) Force.com
13 1 (0.046%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.68%) TCP/IP
2 52 (2.40%) WAN
3 47 (2.16%) HTTP
4 41 (1.89%) Firewall
4 41 (1.89%) Internet
5 39 (1.80%) LAN
6 35 (1.61%) DNS
7 30 (1.38%) VPN
8 24 (1.11%) SMTP
9 16 (0.74%) MPLS
9 16 (0.74%) Network Security
10 15 (0.69%) FTP
11 13 (0.60%) DHCP
11 13 (0.60%) SAN
11 13 (0.60%) SMPP
12 11 (0.51%) IP Telephony
12 11 (0.51%) VoIP
13 10 (0.46%) HTTPS
13 10 (0.46%) SSH
13 10 (0.46%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 157 (7.23%) Relational Database
3 110 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
4 75 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 73 (3.36%) RDBMS
6 68 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 63 (2.90%) NoSQL
8 56 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 55 (2.53%) MySQL
10 53 (2.44%) MongoDB
11 51 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
12 44 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
13 43 (1.98%) Big Data
14 42 (1.93%) Oracle Database
15 39 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 30 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
17 25 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
18 23 (1.06%) DB2
19 22 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 22 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 79 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 71 (3.27%) JUnit
3 68 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 66 (3.04%) Maven
5 65 (2.99%) Selenium
5 65 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 49 (2.26%) JIRA
7 48 (2.21%) Ant
8 44 (2.03%) Jenkins
9 40 (1.84%) Eclipse
10 39 (1.80%) Subversion
11 27 (1.24%) Cucumber
12 21 (0.97%) Apache Ivy
13 19 (0.88%) IntelliJ
14 16 (0.74%) Eclipse RCP
14 16 (0.74%) Mockito
14 16 (0.74%) WebDriver
15 15 (0.69%) Hudson
16 13 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 11 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 501 (23.08%) Banking
2 475 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 297 (13.68%) Marketing
4 285 (13.13%) Manufacturing
5 239 (11.01%) Retail
6 224 (10.32%) Electronics
7 90 (4.15%) Investment Banking
8 54 (2.49%) Advertising
9 45 (2.07%) Legal
10 38 (1.75%) Financial Institution
11 36 (1.66%) Back Office
12 20 (0.92%) Law
13 18 (0.83%) Billing
14 17 (0.78%) Automotive
15 13 (0.60%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.55%) French Language
17 10 (0.46%) General Ledger
18 8 (0.37%) German Language
18 8 (0.37%) Multimedia
18 8 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 514 (23.68%) Developer
2 497 (22.89%) Analyst
3 175 (8.06%) Project Manager
4 149 (6.86%) Java Developer
5 142 (6.54%) .NET Developer
6 128 (5.90%) Business Analyst
7 120 (5.53%) C# Developer
8 119 (5.48%) Senior Developer
9 114 (5.25%) Architect
10 93 (4.28%) Support Analyst
11 92 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
12 84 (3.87%) Consultant
13 75 (3.45%) IT Manager
14 74 (3.41%) Applications Support
15 66 (3.04%) ASP.NET Developer
16 63 (2.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 61 (2.81%) SQL Developer
18 57 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
19 56 (2.58%) Administrator
20 55 (2.53%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (15.06%) .NET
2 254 (11.70%) HTML
3 207 (9.53%) Web Services
4 204 (9.40%) XML
5 199 (9.17%) CSS
6 180 (8.29%) ASP.NET
7 168 (7.74%) Spring
8 121 (5.57%) jQuery
9 114 (5.25%) SOAP
10 109 (5.02%) Hibernate
11 99 (4.56%) AngularJS
12 94 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 90 (4.15%) REST
14 87 (4.01%) HTML5
15 67 (3.09%) J2EE
16 53 (2.44%) JSON
17 51 (2.35%) Middleware
18 49 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 46 (2.12%) .NET Framework
19 46 (2.12%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 288 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (6.13%) Computer Science
3 93 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 78 (3.59%) User Experience
5 59 (2.72%) Data Centre
6 43 (1.98%) Mathematics
7 41 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 41 (1.89%) SWIFT
8 35 (1.61%) Statistics
9 34 (1.57%) Client/Server
10 32 (1.47%) Hedge funds
11 24 (1.11%) Data Integration
12 21 (0.97%) N-Tier
13 19 (0.88%) Credit Risk
13 19 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (0.88%) Smart Meter
14 18 (0.83%) Clustering
14 18 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (0.78%) AS400
15 17 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 215 (9.90%) Windows
2 166 (7.65%) Linux
3 138 (6.36%) Unix
4 100 (4.61%) Windows Server
5 67 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (2.16%) Windows 7
7 33 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (1.15%) Apple iOS
9 22 (1.01%) Android
10 13 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
12 8 (0.37%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.28%) CentOS
14 6 (0.28%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.28%) zOS
15 5 (0.23%) AIX
16 4 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
17 3 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (17.27%) Project Management
3 371 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
4 258 (11.88%) Programme Management
5 249 (11.47%) Scrum
6 233 (10.73%) ITIL
7 224 (10.32%) Digital Marketing
8 204 (9.40%) MVC
9 187 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 179 (8.25%) PRINCE2
11 146 (6.73%) SDLC
11 146 (6.73%) TDD
12 133 (6.13%) E-Commerce
13 131 (6.03%) Mentoring
14 125 (5.76%) Service Delivery
15 119 (5.48%) Business Analysis
16 116 (5.34%) Software Engineering
17 112 (5.16%) OO
18 104 (4.79%) Asset Management
18 104 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 540 (24.87%) SQL
2 354 (16.31%) Java
3 295 (13.59%) C#
4 247 (11.38%) JavaScript
5 85 (3.92%) C
6 66 (3.04%) T-SQL
7 65 (2.99%) PHP
8 58 (2.67%) Python
8 58 (2.67%) Shell Script
9 45 (2.07%) PowerShell
9 45 (2.07%) Ruby
10 44 (2.03%) PL/SQL
11 43 (1.98%) VB.NET
12 34 (1.57%) VBA
13 31 (1.43%) VB
14 24 (1.11%) RPG
14 24 (1.11%) XPath
15 21 (0.97%) Perl
16 19 (0.88%) C++
17 16 (0.74%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 320 (14.74%) Degree
2 107 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 95 (4.38%) ISEB
4 66 (3.04%) SC Cleared
5 53 (2.44%) ISTQB
6 50 (2.30%) CISSP
7 47 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
7 47 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 34 (1.57%) PMI Certification
10 33 (1.52%) DV Cleared
11 31 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
12 30 (1.38%) CISM
13 29 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 28 (1.29%) CISA
15 27 (1.24%) PMP
16 20 (0.92%) CCNA
17 18 (0.83%) APMP
18 17 (0.78%) CCNP
19 15 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.94%) QA
2 87 (4.01%) SLA
3 44 (2.03%) Data Quality
4 43 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.01%) COBIT
6 18 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.69%) ISO15022
7 15 (0.69%) ISO20022
8 11 (0.51%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.32%) Basel II
9 7 (0.32%) Basel III
10 6 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.18%) SEPA
12 3 (0.14%) P3O
13 2 (0.092%) AIFMD
13 2 (0.092%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.092%) ISO27002
13 2 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.092%) UCITS
System Software
1 124 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 58 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.52%) XenApp
4 21 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
5 20 (0.92%) vSphere
6 15 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.41%) Docker
8 6 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
9 5 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.18%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.092%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.046%) Firmware
12 1 (0.046%) Gluster
12 1 (0.046%) iptables
12 1 (0.046%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.046%) KVM
12 1 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (1.15%) NetBackup
1 25 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (1.01%) Nagios
2 22 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 19 (0.88%) SCCM
4 16 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (0.74%) WSUS
5 14 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
5 14 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (0.41%) SCOM
8 8 (0.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 8 (0.37%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
9 7 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
9 7 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (0.32%) Endace
10 6 (0.28%) HP UCMDB
11 5 (0.23%) nmon
Vendors
1 338 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 290 (13.36%) Oracle
3 283 (13.04%) SAP
4 120 (5.53%) VMware
5 85 (3.92%) Citrix
6 70 (3.22%) IBM
7 56 (2.58%) HP
8 52 (2.40%) Cisco
9 42 (1.93%) Sybase
10 34 (1.57%) Intel Security
11 29 (1.34%) Google
12 26 (1.20%) Apple
12 26 (1.20%) NetApp
13 24 (1.11%) Adobe
14 22 (1.01%) Green Hat
15 19 (0.88%) Symantec
16 18 (0.83%) Sitecore
17 17 (0.78%) BEA
17 17 (0.78%) Teradata
17 17 (0.78%) webMethods
Bristol, Avon
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novo Search & Selection
Salary: An excellent salary with flexible benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000 (and an exception package)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Rubicon People
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Bonuses
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
QA Limited
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Outsource UK
Salary: Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, gym, pension, healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £120,000 - £170,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £77000 per annum + Excellent benefits, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £44228.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday