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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1090 1004 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.33% 19.07% 16.56%
As % of the General category 50.35% 46.52% 44.82%
Number of salaries quoted 861 810 788
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
2165 2158 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.42% 40.99% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1680 1727 1684
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,880 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +1 383 £40,000 -1.23% 83
Gloucestershire +7 256 £40,750 +2.51% 40
Wiltshire -2 218 £45,000 - 55
Dorset -21 84 £55,000 +37.50% 16
Somerset -12 54 £35,000 -26.31% 14
Devon +11 26 £36,875 +5.35% 13
Cornwall +2 11 £35,000 -
Avon - 6 £55,000 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 543 (23.52%) Banking
2 522 (22.61%) SQL
3 386 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
4 371 (16.07%) SQL Server
5 364 (15.76%) Oracle
6 327 (14.16%) Degree
7 309 (13.38%) Microsoft
8 302 (13.08%) .NET
9 283 (12.26%) Telecoms
10 281 (12.17%) Project Management
11 269 (11.65%) HTML
12 262 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 251 (10.87%) C#
14 245 (10.61%) Java
15 243 (10.52%) JavaScript
16 237 (10.26%) Windows
17 235 (10.18%) ITIL
17 235 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
18 215 (9.31%) PRINCE2
19 203 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
20 197 (8.53%) CSS
21 194 (8.40%) Retail
22 190 (8.23%) MVC
23 173 (7.49%) XML
24 165 (7.15%) MS Excel
25 164 (7.10%) ASP.NET
26 159 (6.89%) Scrum
27 147 (6.37%) Security Cleared
28 140 (6.06%) Spring
29 133 (5.76%) jQuery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.59%) IIS
2 59 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 44 (1.91%) WebLogic
3 44 (1.91%) JBoss
4 42 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 39 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 39 (1.69%) SAS
6 35 (1.52%) Apache
7 31 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 27 (1.17%) NServiceBus
9 22 (0.95%) WordPress
10 19 (0.82%) Joomla!
11 15 (0.65%) PowerExchange
12 13 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
12 13 (0.56%) Lync
13 12 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (0.52%) Alfresco
13 12 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 165 (7.15%) MS Excel
2 107 (4.63%) MS Office
3 73 (3.16%) MS Project
4 44 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 34 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.35%) NASTRAN
9 7 (0.30%) SPSS
10 4 (0.17%) CATIA
10 4 (0.17%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.087%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.043%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.043%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 58 (2.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 44 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
3 38 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 33 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
5 31 (1.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 30 (1.30%) SAP FI
6 30 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 30 (1.30%) SAP CO
7 23 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
8 22 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
9 20 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
10 15 (0.65%) Changepoint
10 15 (0.65%) SAP Business One
11 14 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
12 11 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
13 10 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 10 (0.43%) Agresso
13 10 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
13 10 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
14 7 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.21%) SaaS
2 8 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.17%) Office 365
7 2 (0.087%) IaaS
8 1 (0.043%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.03%) Firewall
2 60 (2.60%) DNS
3 53 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 52 (2.25%) DHCP
5 42 (1.82%) WAN
6 40 (1.73%) Internet
7 37 (1.60%) LAN
8 33 (1.43%) VPN
9 24 (1.04%) Network Security
10 19 (0.82%) SSL
10 19 (0.82%) SAN
11 14 (0.61%) FTP
12 12 (0.52%) LDAP
12 12 (0.52%) Wireless
13 11 (0.48%) Telnet
13 11 (0.48%) MPLS
14 10 (0.43%) Intranet
14 10 (0.43%) HTTP
15 9 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (0.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 118 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
3 95 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (3.59%) Relational Database
5 72 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 70 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 61 (2.64%) Oracle BI EE
8 54 (2.34%) RDBMS
9 51 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
10 49 (2.12%) MySQL
11 45 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
12 37 (1.60%) Oracle Database
13 33 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 29 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
16 27 (1.17%) OLAP
17 25 (1.08%) DB2
18 22 (0.95%) MongoDB
19 21 (0.91%) Base SAS
20 20 (0.87%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 62 (2.69%) Maven
2 55 (2.38%) JUnit
3 53 (2.30%) NUnit
4 47 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 47 (2.04%) Selenium
5 40 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (1.65%) Visual Studio
7 35 (1.52%) Git (software)
8 34 (1.47%) Subversion
9 30 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
10 29 (1.26%) Jenkins
11 28 (1.21%) Ant
12 27 (1.17%) SpecFlow
13 25 (1.08%) Eclipse RCP
14 15 (0.65%) Jasmine
15 12 (0.52%) Cucumber
16 11 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
16 11 (0.48%) MSTest
17 10 (0.43%) Rational Performance Tester
17 10 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 543 (23.52%) Banking
2 283 (12.26%) Telecoms
3 194 (8.40%) Retail
4 92 (3.98%) Manufacturing
4 92 (3.98%) Marketing
5 66 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 58 (2.51%) Legal
7 57 (2.47%) General Ledger
8 46 (1.99%) Aerospace
9 42 (1.82%) Electronics
10 39 (1.69%) French Language
11 36 (1.56%) Investment Banking
12 33 (1.43%) Back Office
13 24 (1.04%) Advertising
14 22 (0.95%) Law
15 20 (0.87%) Retail Banking
16 15 (0.65%) Local Government
17 13 (0.56%) Military
18 10 (0.43%) Games
19 6 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 496 (21.48%) Analyst
2 463 (20.05%) Developer
3 204 (8.83%) Project Manager
4 194 (8.40%) Architect
5 175 (7.58%) Business Analyst
6 131 (5.67%) Consultant
7 111 (4.81%) Java Developer
8 88 (3.81%) .NET Developer
9 80 (3.46%) Support Analyst
10 77 (3.33%) Software Engineer
11 74 (3.20%) Designer
12 66 (2.86%) Senior Developer
13 62 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
14 59 (2.56%) Test Analyst
14 59 (2.56%) Web Developer
15 58 (2.51%) C# Developer
15 58 (2.51%) Senior Analyst
16 54 (2.34%) DBA
17 48 (2.08%) Data Analyst
18 44 (1.91%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (13.08%) .NET
2 269 (11.65%) HTML
3 197 (8.53%) CSS
4 173 (7.49%) XML
5 164 (7.10%) ASP.NET
6 140 (6.06%) Spring
7 133 (5.76%) jQuery
8 113 (4.89%) Web Services
9 112 (4.85%) HTML5
10 75 (3.25%) Hibernate
11 68 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 65 (2.82%) AngularJS
13 64 (2.77%) J2EE
14 60 (2.60%) WCF
15 57 (2.47%) .NET Framework
16 48 (2.08%) JSP
17 47 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
18 43 (1.86%) Ajax
19 41 (1.78%) Middleware
20 40 (1.73%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 203 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (4.89%) Computer Science
3 81 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 71 (3.07%) Client/Server
5 41 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 38 (1.65%) DTV
7 37 (1.60%) N-Tier
8 25 (1.08%) Open Source
9 24 (1.04%) Mathematics
10 23 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
11 20 (0.87%) Visualisation
12 19 (0.82%) Data Integration
12 19 (0.82%) Mobile App
13 17 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
13 17 (0.74%) Data Structures
14 16 (0.69%) SWIFT
14 16 (0.69%) Blackberry
15 14 (0.61%) Mainframe
15 14 (0.61%) Replication
15 14 (0.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 237 (10.26%) Windows
2 95 (4.11%) UNIX
3 92 (3.98%) Linux
4 88 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (1.56%) Android
6 36 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 19 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (0.30%) CentOS
12 6 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.26%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.22%) Fedora
13 5 (0.22%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.17%) Debian
15 3 (0.13%) MVS
15 3 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (12.17%) Project Management
3 262 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 235 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
4 235 (10.18%) ITIL
5 215 (9.31%) PRINCE2
6 190 (8.23%) MVC
7 159 (6.89%) Scrum
8 116 (5.02%) Line Management
9 114 (4.94%) TDD
10 113 (4.89%) Business Analysis
11 109 (4.72%) People Management
12 104 (4.50%) ERP
13 102 (4.42%) OO
13 102 (4.42%) Software Engineering
14 101 (4.37%) Change Management
15 93 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
16 91 (3.94%) UML
16 91 (3.94%) Data Modelling
17 90 (3.90%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 522 (22.61%) SQL
2 251 (10.87%) C#
3 245 (10.61%) Java
4 243 (10.52%) JavaScript
5 94 (4.07%) T-SQL
6 78 (3.38%) PHP
7 60 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 58 (2.51%) C++
8 58 (2.51%) VBA
9 42 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 40 (1.73%) VB.NET
11 33 (1.43%) C
12 30 (1.30%) Perl
12 30 (1.30%) Python
12 30 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 29 (1.26%) Bash Shell
14 27 (1.17%) VB
15 11 (0.48%) Pascal
16 10 (0.43%) VB6
16 10 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 327 (14.16%) Degree
2 147 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 125 (5.41%) ISEB
4 117 (5.07%) SC Cleared
5 64 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (2.17%) ISTQB
7 47 (2.04%) PMP
8 46 (1.99%) PMI Certification
9 40 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 33 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 30 (1.30%) MCSE
12 28 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
13 26 (1.13%) CCNA
14 25 (1.08%) MCSA
15 24 (1.04%) VCP4
16 23 (1.00%) DV Cleared
17 22 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
18 19 (0.82%) CISSP
19 18 (0.78%) MCSD
20 15 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.11%) QA
2 80 (3.46%) SLA
3 15 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.43%) Solvency II
5 10 (0.43%) COBIT
6 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.043%) P3O
7 1 (0.043%) EMIR
7 1 (0.043%) COREP
7 1 (0.043%) FINREP
7 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.043%) Basel II
7 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 83 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 62 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.17%) XenApp
4 19 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 14 (0.61%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.39%) NFS
7 7 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.30%) vSphere
8 6 (0.26%) Firmware
9 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.087%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.087%) Docker
10 2 (0.087%) Snort
11 1 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (0.61%) SCCM
2 13 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.43%) Puppet
3 10 (0.43%) SCOM
4 8 (0.35%) WSUS
5 7 (0.30%) Oracle EDQ
6 6 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.26%) Netcool
7 5 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.17%) Hyperic
8 4 (0.17%) Nagios
8 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.13%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.13%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.087%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.087%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.087%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.043%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.043%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 364 (15.76%) Oracle
2 309 (13.38%) Microsoft
3 130 (5.63%) SAP
4 98 (4.24%) Cisco
5 94 (4.07%) VMware
6 77 (3.33%) IBM
7 59 (2.56%) Citrix
8 54 (2.34%) Business Objects
9 42 (1.82%) Informatica
10 32 (1.39%) ION Trading
11 29 (1.26%) Remedy
11 29 (1.26%) Juniper
12 24 (1.04%) CheckPoint
12 24 (1.04%) F5
13 21 (0.91%) Hyperion
14 19 (0.82%) Twitter
15 18 (0.78%) HP
16 17 (0.74%) Dell
16 17 (0.74%) Adobe
17 16 (0.69%) Sybase
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum, Benefits £40k-£50k OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, flexi-time
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +car + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Benefits (10% Car Allowance, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus very competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
WHSmith
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago