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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1086 1017 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.13% 19.05% 15.88%
As % of the General category 48.92% 46.63% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 849 867 736
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 £27,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £56,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
2220 2181 1957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.06% 40.86% 36.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1688 1754 1593
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -2 358 £42,500 +6.25% 119
Gloucestershire +9 271 £40,000 +3.89% 38
Wiltshire -2 227 £45,000 -5.26% 39
Dorset -11 91 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Somerset -15 47 £35,000 -26.31% 9
Devon +3 33 £40,000 +15.94% 14
Cornwall -5 7 £36,000 -2.04%
Avon - 6 £55,000 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (23.44%) Banking
2 540 (23.31%) SQL
3 389 (16.79%) SQL Server
4 384 (16.57%) Oracle
5 378 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
6 331 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 309 (13.34%) .NET
7 309 (13.34%) Degree
8 291 (12.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 288 (12.43%) Project Management
10 287 (12.39%) Telecoms
11 270 (11.65%) HTML
12 265 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
13 255 (11.01%) C#
14 235 (10.14%) Java
14 235 (10.14%) Windows
15 230 (9.93%) JavaScript
16 227 (9.80%) ITIL
17 211 (9.11%) Retail
17 211 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
18 202 (8.72%) PRINCE2
19 186 (8.03%) CSS
20 175 (7.55%) XML
21 172 (7.42%) MVC
22 170 (7.34%) MS Excel
23 153 (6.60%) Scrum
24 151 (6.52%) ASP.NET
25 147 (6.34%) SAP
26 145 (6.26%) Security Cleared
27 141 (6.09%) Data Warehouse

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 87 (3.75%) IIS
2 66 (2.85%) WebSphere
3 47 (2.03%) JBoss
3 47 (2.03%) SAS
4 40 (1.73%) WebLogic
5 35 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 34 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 33 (1.42%) MS Exchange
8 32 (1.38%) Apache
9 27 (1.17%) NServiceBus
10 18 (0.78%) Joomla!
10 18 (0.78%) WordPress
11 16 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (0.65%) PowerExchange
13 13 (0.56%) Lync
14 11 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
14 11 (0.47%) Alfresco
15 10 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
15 10 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 170 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 98 (4.23%) MS Office
3 66 (2.85%) MS Project
4 46 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 36 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.56%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.35%) NASTRAN
9 6 (0.26%) SPSS
10 4 (0.17%) CATIA
11 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.086%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.043%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.043%) InDesign
13 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.043%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 55 (2.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 46 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 45 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
4 42 (1.81%) SAP FI
4 42 (1.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 42 (1.81%) SAP CO
5 36 (1.55%) Oracle General Ledger
6 27 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
7 26 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
7 26 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
8 24 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
9 15 (0.65%) Changepoint
9 15 (0.65%) SAP Business One
10 13 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
12 10 (0.43%) SAP FSCM
13 9 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
14 8 (0.35%) Agresso
15 7 (0.30%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.21%) SaaS
2 15 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.17%) Office 365
6 3 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.086%) IaaS
8 1 (0.043%) LucidChart
8 1 (0.043%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.06%) Firewall
2 65 (2.81%) DNS
3 59 (2.55%) DHCP
4 58 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 35 (1.51%) VPN
5 35 (1.51%) WAN
5 35 (1.51%) Internet
6 30 (1.29%) LAN
7 18 (0.78%) SAN
8 17 (0.73%) SSL
9 14 (0.60%) FTP
9 14 (0.60%) Network Security
10 11 (0.47%) Telnet
10 11 (0.47%) Wireless
11 9 (0.39%) HTTP
11 9 (0.39%) LDAP
12 8 (0.35%) Intranet
13 7 (0.30%) NAS
13 7 (0.30%) Multicast
14 6 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 141 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
3 109 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (3.58%) Relational Database
5 80 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 79 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 55 (2.37%) Oracle BI EE
8 53 (2.29%) RDBMS
9 50 (2.16%) MySQL
9 50 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 48 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
11 42 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 40 (1.73%) Oracle Database
13 37 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 32 (1.38%) DB2
15 30 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
16 26 (1.12%) OLAP
17 20 (0.86%) Oracle8/8i Database
17 20 (0.86%) Oracle9i Database
17 20 (0.86%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 59 (2.55%) Maven
2 50 (2.16%) Visual Studio
2 50 (2.16%) NUnit
3 48 (2.07%) JUnit
4 41 (1.77%) Git (software)
5 40 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (1.68%) Selenium
7 38 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 33 (1.42%) Subversion
9 31 (1.34%) Jenkins
10 30 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
11 26 (1.12%) SpecFlow
12 21 (0.91%) Eclipse RCP
12 21 (0.91%) Ant
13 16 (0.69%) JIRA
14 15 (0.65%) Jasmine
15 14 (0.60%) Toad
16 13 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 12 (0.52%) Cucumber
18 11 (0.47%) JBehave
General
1 543 (23.44%) Banking
2 287 (12.39%) Telecoms
3 211 (9.11%) Retail
4 101 (4.36%) Manufacturing
5 89 (3.84%) Marketing
6 70 (3.02%) Financial Institution
7 58 (2.50%) General Ledger
8 47 (2.03%) Legal
9 46 (1.99%) Aerospace
9 46 (1.99%) Electronics
10 35 (1.51%) Investment Banking
11 32 (1.38%) Back Office
12 26 (1.12%) French Language
13 23 (0.99%) Law
14 21 (0.91%) Advertising
15 20 (0.86%) Retail Banking
16 14 (0.60%) Local Government
17 12 (0.52%) Military
18 10 (0.43%) Games
19 7 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 501 (21.62%) Analyst
2 471 (20.33%) Developer
3 207 (8.93%) Project Manager
4 196 (8.46%) Architect
5 170 (7.34%) Business Analyst
6 127 (5.48%) Consultant
7 98 (4.23%) Java Developer
8 79 (3.41%) Designer
9 77 (3.32%) .NET Developer
10 74 (3.19%) Test Analyst
11 73 (3.15%) Software Engineer
12 72 (3.11%) DBA
13 71 (3.06%) Support Analyst
14 63 (2.72%) Senior Developer
15 62 (2.68%) SQL DBA
16 60 (2.59%) Web Developer
17 57 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
18 55 (2.37%) C# Developer
19 52 (2.24%) Data Analyst
20 51 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (13.34%) .NET
2 270 (11.65%) HTML
3 186 (8.03%) CSS
4 175 (7.55%) XML
5 151 (6.52%) ASP.NET
6 127 (5.48%) jQuery
7 123 (5.31%) Spring
8 119 (5.14%) Web Services
9 110 (4.75%) HTML5
10 66 (2.85%) Hibernate
11 65 (2.81%) AngularJS
12 64 (2.76%) WCF
13 60 (2.59%) J2EE
14 54 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 50 (2.16%) Middleware
16 49 (2.11%) .NET Framework
17 47 (2.03%) KnockoutJS
18 42 (1.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 42 (1.81%) JSP
19 40 (1.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 211 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (4.32%) Computer Science
3 85 (3.67%) Client/Server
4 70 (3.02%) Management Information System
5 46 (1.99%) DTV
6 40 (1.73%) N-Tier
6 40 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.17%) Open Source
8 24 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
8 24 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 22 (0.95%) Data Integration
10 21 (0.91%) Visualisation
11 18 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
11 18 (0.78%) Data Structures
12 17 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 17 (0.73%) User Experience
13 16 (0.69%) Mainframe
14 14 (0.60%) Replication
14 14 (0.60%) Blackberry
14 14 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 235 (10.14%) Windows
2 96 (4.14%) UNIX
3 92 (3.97%) Linux
4 88 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 33 (1.42%) Android
8 16 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (0.30%) CentOS
12 5 (0.22%) Fedora
12 5 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.13%) AIX
14 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.086%) Solaris
15 2 (0.086%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (12.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 288 (12.43%) Project Management
4 265 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
5 227 (9.80%) ITIL
6 202 (8.72%) PRINCE2
7 172 (7.42%) MVC
8 153 (6.60%) Scrum
9 108 (4.66%) Data Modelling
10 106 (4.57%) Business Analysis
11 105 (4.53%) Software Engineering
11 105 (4.53%) People Management
12 104 (4.49%) OO
13 103 (4.45%) Service Delivery
14 100 (4.32%) TDD
14 100 (4.32%) Line Management
15 96 (4.14%) Change Management
16 95 (4.10%) ERP
17 92 (3.97%) ETL
18 91 (3.93%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 540 (23.31%) SQL
2 255 (11.01%) C#
3 235 (10.14%) Java
4 230 (9.93%) JavaScript
5 96 (4.14%) T-SQL
6 86 (3.71%) PHP
7 67 (2.89%) C++
8 58 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 52 (2.24%) VBA
10 48 (2.07%) VB.NET
11 44 (1.90%) PowerShell
12 36 (1.55%) C
13 33 (1.42%) Python
14 30 (1.29%) Shell Script
15 27 (1.17%) Perl
15 27 (1.17%) Bash Shell
16 26 (1.12%) VB
17 11 (0.47%) Pascal
17 11 (0.47%) Ruby
18 10 (0.43%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 309 (13.34%) Degree
2 145 (6.26%) Security Cleared
3 125 (5.39%) ISEB
4 117 (5.05%) SC Cleared
5 66 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (1.99%) ISTQB
7 40 (1.73%) PMP
7 40 (1.73%) PMI Certification
8 38 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 36 (1.55%) MCSE
10 32 (1.38%) MCSA
11 28 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 26 (1.12%) DV Cleared
13 23 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (0.95%) CCNA
15 18 (0.78%) MCSD
15 18 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
16 16 (0.69%) CISSP
16 16 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 12 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.84%) QA
2 77 (3.32%) SLA
3 15 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.43%) Solvency II
6 9 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.30%) Basel II
7 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.26%) COBIT
9 2 (0.086%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.043%) FATCA
10 1 (0.043%) COREP
10 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 83 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 48 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.38%) XenApp
4 27 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 10 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.35%) vSphere
7 6 (0.26%) NFS
7 6 (0.26%) Firmware
8 4 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.086%) Docker
9 2 (0.086%) Snort
10 1 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (0.60%) SCCM
2 12 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.47%) Puppet
4 10 (0.43%) SCOM
5 9 (0.39%) Oracle EDQ
6 7 (0.30%) WSUS
6 7 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.17%) Netcool
8 4 (0.17%) Hyperic
9 3 (0.13%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.13%) Nagios
10 2 (0.086%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.086%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.043%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 384 (16.57%) Oracle
2 331 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 147 (6.34%) SAP
4 97 (4.19%) Cisco
5 75 (3.24%) Business Objects
5 75 (3.24%) VMware
6 73 (3.15%) IBM
7 65 (2.81%) Citrix
8 44 (1.90%) Informatica
9 31 (1.34%) Remedy
10 30 (1.29%) ION Trading
11 28 (1.21%) Juniper
12 27 (1.17%) CheckPoint
13 22 (0.95%) Sophos
13 22 (0.95%) Sybase
14 21 (0.91%) F5
15 17 (0.73%) Google
15 17 (0.73%) Twitter
16 16 (0.69%) HP
17 15 (0.65%) Adobe
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Pari Passu
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Pari Passu
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K-£75K + Outstanding Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Pari Passu
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£65,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
The Curve Group
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £850000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + OTE £40K+
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday