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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 11 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1027 1084 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.94% 21.19% 16.36%
As % of the General category 46.55% 51.50% 42.66%
Number of salaries quoted 827 885 761
Average salary £42,700 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,120 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
2206 2105 2180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.38% 41.15% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1731 1699 1833
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +5 321 £40,000 +2.56% 89
Wiltshire -5 222 £47,500 +11.76% 48
Gloucestershire 0 181 £40,000 +6.66% 37
Dorset +1 110 £52,500 +16.66% 19
Somerset -5 98 £37,000 -7.50% 9
Devon +8 60 £35,000 +17.64% 12
Cornwall +1 4 £33,750 -15.62% 4
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 513 (24.19%) SQL
2 392 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
3 344 (16.22%) Banking
4 337 (15.89%) Java
5 330 (15.56%) Degree
6 315 (14.85%) SQL Server
7 312 (14.71%) Oracle
8 304 (14.33%) Project Management
9 285 (13.44%) .NET
10 264 (12.45%) Microsoft
11 252 (11.88%) JavaScript
12 242 (11.41%) Telecoms
13 241 (11.36%) HTML
14 233 (10.99%) Windows
15 231 (10.89%) XML
16 226 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
17 215 (10.14%) MS Excel
18 211 (9.95%) C#
19 206 (9.71%) CSS
20 203 (9.57%) Spring
21 196 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
22 195 (9.19%) Scrum
23 177 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
24 173 (8.16%) Relational Database
25 165 (7.78%) ITIL
26 157 (7.40%) ASP.NET
27 155 (7.31%) Business Analysis
28 154 (7.26%) PRINCE2
29 152 (7.17%) Computer Science
30 141 (6.65%) Line Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 76 (3.58%) WebSphere
2 56 (2.64%) WebLogic
3 54 (2.55%) SAS
4 52 (2.45%) IIS
5 37 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 35 (1.65%) Apache ServiceMix
7 28 (1.32%) MS Exchange
8 26 (1.23%) Tomcat
9 25 (1.18%) WordPress
10 23 (1.08%) Apache
11 21 (0.99%) NServiceBus
12 17 (0.80%) CMS
13 15 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
17 9 (0.42%) Lync
18 7 (0.33%) MS Project Server
18 7 (0.33%) Joomla!
18 7 (0.33%) Alfresco
Applications
1 215 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 125 (5.89%) MS Office
3 63 (2.97%) MS Project
4 20 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.85%) Photoshop
6 17 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.57%) SPSS
8 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.094%) FastStats
9 2 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.094%) Simulink
9 2 (0.094%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.047%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.047%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 44 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
2 41 (1.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 37 (1.74%) Oracle Financials
4 35 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
5 23 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
6 22 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
7 17 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
7 17 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
8 16 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 15 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
9 15 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
10 14 (0.66%) Oracle iProcurement
11 12 (0.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 12 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
11 12 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
12 11 (0.52%) Agresso
12 11 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
13 10 (0.47%) SAP MDM
13 10 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
14 9 (0.42%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (0.94%) SaaS
2 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.14%) Office 365
7 2 (0.094%) Force.com
8 1 (0.047%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.047%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.047%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.73%) Firewall
2 54 (2.55%) Internet
3 34 (1.60%) LAN
4 26 (1.23%) Network Security
5 22 (1.04%) WAN
5 22 (1.04%) SMTP
6 19 (0.90%) FTP
7 17 (0.80%) SAN
7 17 (0.80%) MPLS
8 15 (0.71%) Unified Communications
9 13 (0.61%) Wireless
10 11 (0.52%) VLAN
10 11 (0.52%) TCP/IP
10 11 (0.52%) VPN
11 10 (0.47%) Intranet
12 9 (0.42%) BGP
12 9 (0.42%) IPv6
13 8 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (0.38%) DNS
13 8 (0.38%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 173 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 95 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
5 77 (3.63%) RDBMS
6 72 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (2.64%) MySQL
8 48 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 45 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 31 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
10 31 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
11 30 (1.41%) Oracle Database
12 23 (1.08%) Essbase
13 22 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (0.99%) DB2
15 20 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
16 17 (0.80%) MongoDB
17 16 (0.75%) Big Data
18 15 (0.71%) Base SAS
19 14 (0.66%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 107 (5.04%) JUnit
2 76 (3.58%) Eclipse
3 47 (2.22%) Eclipse RCP
4 45 (2.12%) Ant
5 42 (1.98%) Maven
6 39 (1.84%) Selenium
7 37 (1.74%) Git (software)
8 29 (1.37%) Jenkins
8 29 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (1.32%) Visual Studio
10 25 (1.18%) NUnit
11 23 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
11 23 (1.08%) SpecFlow
12 17 (0.80%) Subversion
12 17 (0.80%) WebDriver
13 12 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (0.57%) LoadRunner
13 12 (0.57%) WATIR
14 10 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
15 9 (0.42%) Toad
General
1 344 (16.22%) Banking
2 242 (11.41%) Telecoms
3 140 (6.60%) Retail
4 96 (4.53%) Marketing
5 66 (3.11%) Manufacturing
5 66 (3.11%) French Language
6 55 (2.59%) Electronics
6 55 (2.59%) Legal
7 49 (2.31%) Financial Institution
8 32 (1.51%) Back Office
9 28 (1.32%) Advertising
10 26 (1.23%) Games
11 25 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 25 (1.18%) Retail Banking
12 23 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (0.85%) Billing
14 16 (0.75%) General Ledger
15 13 (0.61%) Automotive
16 12 (0.57%) Law
17 9 (0.42%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 518 (24.42%) Analyst
2 502 (23.67%) Developer
3 206 (9.71%) Project Manager
4 203 (9.57%) Business Analyst
4 203 (9.57%) Architect
5 135 (6.36%) Consultant
6 134 (6.32%) Java Developer
7 102 (4.81%) Support Analyst
8 96 (4.53%) Senior Analyst
8 96 (4.53%) .NET Developer
9 93 (4.38%) Senior Developer
10 72 (3.39%) Applications Support
11 64 (3.02%) Junior
12 58 (2.73%) C# Developer
12 58 (2.73%) Web Developer
13 54 (2.55%) Test Analyst
14 52 (2.45%) Software Engineer
15 46 (2.17%) Graduate
16 45 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
16 45 (2.12%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (13.44%) .NET
2 241 (11.36%) HTML
3 231 (10.89%) XML
4 206 (9.71%) CSS
5 203 (9.57%) Spring
6 157 (7.40%) ASP.NET
7 99 (4.67%) jQuery
8 95 (4.48%) Web Services
9 90 (4.24%) HTML5
10 84 (3.96%) J2EE
11 73 (3.44%) Hibernate
12 67 (3.16%) GWT
13 54 (2.55%) .NET Framework
14 48 (2.26%) CSS3
14 48 (2.26%) JSP
15 46 (2.17%) OSGi
16 44 (2.07%) Servlets
17 43 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
18 41 (1.93%) JMS
19 39 (1.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 196 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (7.17%) Computer Science
3 88 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 58 (2.73%) Mathematics
4 58 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 46 (2.17%) N-Tier
6 45 (2.12%) Client/Server
7 41 (1.93%) DTV
8 36 (1.70%) Mobile App
9 34 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
9 34 (1.60%) SWIFT
9 34 (1.60%) PMI
10 23 (1.08%) Open Source
11 21 (0.99%) Data Integration
12 19 (0.90%) Derivative
12 19 (0.90%) Mainframe
12 19 (0.90%) Social Media
12 19 (0.90%) User Experience
13 18 (0.85%) Credit Risk
14 16 (0.75%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 233 (10.99%) Windows
2 105 (4.95%) UNIX
3 88 (4.15%) Linux
4 69 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 38 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 37 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (1.51%) Android
10 16 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 12 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 12 (0.57%) CentOS
11 12 (0.57%) Solaris
11 12 (0.57%) Windows XP
11 12 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.42%) Debian
13 8 (0.38%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.33%) Fedora
14 7 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (14.33%) Project Management
3 226 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 195 (9.19%) Scrum
5 177 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
6 165 (7.78%) ITIL
7 155 (7.31%) Business Analysis
8 154 (7.26%) PRINCE2
9 141 (6.65%) Line Management
10 138 (6.51%) MVC
11 127 (5.99%) TDD
12 121 (5.70%) Mentoring
13 117 (5.52%) Software Engineering
14 115 (5.42%) Service Delivery
15 103 (4.86%) OO
16 93 (4.38%) UML
17 92 (4.34%) Risk Management
18 84 (3.96%) E-Commerce
19 83 (3.91%) SOA
20 82 (3.87%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 513 (24.19%) SQL
2 337 (15.89%) Java
3 252 (11.88%) JavaScript
4 211 (9.95%) C#
5 83 (3.91%) C
6 67 (3.16%) PL/SQL
7 66 (3.11%) PHP
8 58 (2.73%) C++
9 57 (2.69%) T-SQL
10 45 (2.12%) VBA
11 31 (1.46%) VB
12 28 (1.32%) VB.NET
13 25 (1.18%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.13%) Python
15 19 (0.90%) XPath
15 19 (0.90%) XQuery
16 17 (0.80%) Ruby
17 14 (0.66%) Perl
17 14 (0.66%) VB6
18 13 (0.61%) RPG
Qualifications
1 330 (15.56%) Degree
2 85 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 82 (3.87%) ISEB
4 63 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 41 (1.93%) APMP
6 38 (1.79%) PMI Certification
7 29 (1.37%) HND
8 27 (1.27%) ISTQB
8 27 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 25 (1.18%) PMP
10 23 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (0.90%) CCNA
13 17 (0.80%) PhD
14 16 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 15 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 14 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (0.61%) CISSP
17 13 (0.61%) AAT
18 12 (0.57%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (5.47%) SLA
2 92 (4.34%) QA
3 42 (1.98%) COBIT
4 21 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.33%) COREP
7 7 (0.33%) FINREP
8 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.19%) Basel II
9 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.14%) WAI
10 3 (0.14%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.094%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.094%) WCAG
12 1 (0.047%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.047%) COSO
12 1 (0.047%) P3O
12 1 (0.047%) EMIR
System Software
1 74 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.57%) Firmware
5 4 (0.19%) XenApp
6 3 (0.14%) Xen
6 3 (0.14%) NFS
6 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.094%) GPFS
8 1 (0.047%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.047%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.047%) Nmap
8 1 (0.047%) RACF
8 1 (0.047%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.047%) Varnish
8 1 (0.047%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.047%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 18 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.47%) Nagios
4 8 (0.38%) SCCM
5 7 (0.33%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
7 4 (0.19%) Opsview
7 4 (0.19%) Check_MK
7 4 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (0.19%) Netcool
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.047%) WSUS
9 1 (0.047%) SCOM
9 1 (0.047%) Nessus
9 1 (0.047%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.047%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.047%) Puppet
9 1 (0.047%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 312 (14.71%) Oracle
2 264 (12.45%) Microsoft
3 128 (6.03%) SAP
4 103 (4.86%) IBM
5 99 (4.67%) VMware
6 59 (2.78%) JBoss
7 56 (2.64%) Cisco
8 47 (2.22%) Google
9 36 (1.70%) Cognos
10 34 (1.60%) Business Objects
11 32 (1.51%) Juniper
12 31 (1.46%) Twitter
13 25 (1.18%) Citrix
14 24 (1.13%) Teradata
15 23 (1.08%) Hyperion
16 19 (0.90%) HP
17 17 (0.80%) F5
18 14 (0.66%) CheckPoint
18 14 (0.66%) Sage
19 12 (0.57%) Unisys
South West
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bude, Cornwall
GCHQ
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Advantage XPO
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
networx
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
RSG
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £48861 - £62434 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 85k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday