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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 11 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1048 1081 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.98% 21.33% 16.28%
As % of the General category 46.83% 50.99% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 829 888 785
Average salary £42,700 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,775 £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
2238 2120 2216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.27% 41.82% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1743 1710 1871
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +4 324 £40,000 +3.22% 85
Wiltshire -5 236 £47,500 +11.76% 47
Gloucestershire -4 163 £40,000 +14.28% 30
Dorset +2 116 £52,000 +15.55% 12
Somerset -9 107 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Devon +1 61 £35,000 +17.64% 11
Cornwall +7 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 504 (23.44%) SQL
2 397 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
3 337 (15.67%) Banking
4 333 (15.49%) Java
5 325 (15.12%) Degree
6 317 (14.74%) Project Management
7 315 (14.65%) SQL Server
8 308 (14.33%) Oracle
9 283 (13.16%) .NET
10 270 (12.56%) Microsoft
11 253 (11.77%) Telecoms
12 252 (11.72%) JavaScript
13 242 (11.26%) HTML
14 233 (10.84%) XML
14 233 (10.84%) Windows
15 228 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 216 (10.05%) MS Excel
17 207 (9.63%) C#
18 205 (9.53%) CSS
19 202 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
20 198 (9.21%) Scrum
21 194 (9.02%) Spring
22 178 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
23 175 (8.14%) Relational Database
24 167 (7.77%) ITIL
25 158 (7.35%) PRINCE2
26 157 (7.30%) ASP.NET
27 153 (7.12%) Business Analysis
27 153 (7.12%) Computer Science
28 145 (6.74%) Retail

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 74 (3.44%) WebSphere
2 54 (2.51%) WebLogic
3 51 (2.37%) SAS
4 50 (2.33%) IIS
5 39 (1.81%) SharePoint
6 34 (1.58%) Apache ServiceMix
7 27 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 26 (1.21%) WordPress
9 25 (1.16%) MS Exchange
10 23 (1.07%) Apache
11 20 (0.93%) NServiceBus
12 17 (0.79%) CMS
13 15 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (0.42%) Lync
16 9 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
16 9 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
17 8 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
18 7 (0.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 216 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 125 (5.81%) MS Office
3 60 (2.79%) MS Project
4 23 (1.07%) Photoshop
5 20 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.56%) SPSS
8 6 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.14%) FastStats
10 2 (0.093%) Simulink
10 2 (0.093%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.047%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.047%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 42 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 42 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 38 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
4 23 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
4 23 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
5 18 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
7 14 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 14 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
7 14 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
7 14 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
8 12 (0.56%) SAP MDM
8 12 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (0.56%) Sage 200
8 12 (0.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 12 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
9 11 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
10 10 (0.47%) Agresso
10 10 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 21 (0.98%) SaaS
2 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.19%) Office 365
6 3 (0.14%) Force.com
7 2 (0.093%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.047%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.047%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.56%) Firewall
2 53 (2.47%) Internet
3 37 (1.72%) LAN
4 24 (1.12%) SMTP
5 22 (1.02%) FTP
5 22 (1.02%) WAN
6 21 (0.98%) Network Security
7 19 (0.88%) MPLS
8 18 (0.84%) SAN
9 16 (0.74%) Unified Communications
10 14 (0.65%) Wireless
11 13 (0.60%) VLAN
12 12 (0.56%) Intranet
13 11 (0.51%) BGP
13 11 (0.51%) VoIP
14 10 (0.47%) EIGRP
15 9 (0.42%) IPv6
15 9 (0.42%) TCP/IP
15 9 (0.42%) LDAP
16 8 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 175 (8.14%) Relational Database
3 98 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 79 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
4 79 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 77 (3.58%) RDBMS
6 54 (2.51%) MySQL
7 51 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 46 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 32 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
10 31 (1.44%) Oracle Database
11 30 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
12 23 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
14 21 (0.98%) Essbase
14 21 (0.98%) DB2
15 16 (0.74%) MongoDB
16 15 (0.70%) Big Data
16 15 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
17 13 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 105 (4.88%) JUnit
2 71 (3.30%) Eclipse
3 46 (2.14%) Eclipse RCP
4 42 (1.95%) Ant
5 39 (1.81%) Maven
6 38 (1.77%) Selenium
7 36 (1.67%) Git (software)
8 30 (1.40%) Visual Studio
9 29 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (1.30%) Jenkins
11 24 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
11 24 (1.12%) NUnit
12 22 (1.02%) SpecFlow
13 17 (0.79%) WebDriver
14 16 (0.74%) Subversion
15 14 (0.65%) LoadRunner
16 13 (0.60%) WATIR
16 13 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
17 12 (0.56%) Toad
18 10 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 337 (15.67%) Banking
2 253 (11.77%) Telecoms
3 145 (6.74%) Retail
4 105 (4.88%) Marketing
5 74 (3.44%) Manufacturing
6 62 (2.88%) French Language
7 59 (2.74%) Electronics
8 55 (2.56%) Legal
9 48 (2.23%) Financial Institution
10 30 (1.40%) Games
11 27 (1.26%) Advertising
12 26 (1.21%) Investment Banking
12 26 (1.21%) Back Office
13 24 (1.12%) Retail Banking
14 23 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
15 19 (0.88%) Automotive
16 18 (0.84%) Billing
17 17 (0.79%) General Ledger
18 14 (0.65%) Law
19 8 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 524 (24.37%) Analyst
2 498 (23.16%) Developer
3 212 (9.86%) Project Manager
4 209 (9.72%) Architect
5 205 (9.53%) Business Analyst
6 145 (6.74%) Consultant
7 128 (5.95%) Java Developer
8 99 (4.60%) Support Analyst
9 98 (4.56%) Senior Analyst
10 93 (4.33%) .NET Developer
11 91 (4.23%) Senior Developer
12 74 (3.44%) Applications Support
13 63 (2.93%) Junior
14 59 (2.74%) Web Developer
15 54 (2.51%) C# Developer
16 53 (2.47%) Test Analyst
17 50 (2.33%) Software Engineer
18 46 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
18 46 (2.14%) Graduate
19 45 (2.09%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (13.16%) .NET
2 242 (11.26%) HTML
3 233 (10.84%) XML
4 205 (9.53%) CSS
5 194 (9.02%) Spring
6 157 (7.30%) ASP.NET
7 100 (4.65%) Web Services
8 97 (4.51%) jQuery
9 92 (4.28%) HTML5
10 81 (3.77%) J2EE
11 66 (3.07%) GWT
12 65 (3.02%) Hibernate
13 51 (2.37%) .NET Framework
14 46 (2.14%) CSS3
15 45 (2.09%) OSGi
16 44 (2.05%) JSP
17 41 (1.91%) Servlets
18 40 (1.86%) JMS
19 37 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
20 36 (1.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 202 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (7.12%) Computer Science
3 93 (4.33%) Management Information System
4 60 (2.79%) Mathematics
5 59 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 45 (2.09%) N-Tier
6 45 (2.09%) Client/Server
7 42 (1.95%) DTV
8 38 (1.77%) Mobile App
9 36 (1.67%) PMI
9 36 (1.67%) SWIFT
10 33 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
11 25 (1.16%) Open Source
12 24 (1.12%) Data Integration
13 22 (1.02%) Derivative
13 22 (1.02%) User Experience
14 20 (0.93%) Social Media
15 18 (0.84%) Mainframe
15 18 (0.84%) Credit Risk
16 16 (0.74%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 233 (10.84%) Windows
2 108 (5.02%) UNIX
3 94 (4.37%) Linux
4 70 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 43 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (1.86%) Windows 7
8 39 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (1.53%) Android
10 17 (0.79%) Mac OS X
11 15 (0.70%) Windows XP
11 15 (0.70%) Solaris
12 14 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 14 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.56%) CentOS
14 9 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.42%) AIX
15 7 (0.33%) Fedora
15 7 (0.33%) Debian
16 6 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (14.74%) Project Management
3 228 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 198 (9.21%) Scrum
5 178 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
6 167 (7.77%) ITIL
7 158 (7.35%) PRINCE2
8 153 (7.12%) Business Analysis
9 137 (6.37%) Line Management
10 130 (6.05%) MVC
11 126 (5.86%) Mentoring
12 120 (5.58%) TDD
12 120 (5.58%) Software Engineering
13 115 (5.35%) Service Delivery
14 110 (5.12%) OO
15 94 (4.37%) Risk Management
16 89 (4.14%) UML
17 88 (4.09%) SOA
18 84 (3.91%) E-Commerce
19 83 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 504 (23.44%) SQL
2 333 (15.49%) Java
3 252 (11.72%) JavaScript
4 207 (9.63%) C#
5 90 (4.19%) C
6 69 (3.21%) PHP
7 65 (3.02%) PL/SQL
7 65 (3.02%) C++
8 58 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 41 (1.91%) VBA
10 34 (1.58%) VB
11 29 (1.35%) Python
12 27 (1.26%) VB.NET
13 26 (1.21%) Shell Script
14 21 (0.98%) XPath
14 21 (0.98%) XQuery
15 17 (0.79%) Ruby
16 15 (0.70%) VB6
17 14 (0.65%) Objective-C
17 14 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 325 (15.12%) Degree
2 81 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 79 (3.67%) ISEB
4 61 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 40 (1.86%) APMP
6 38 (1.77%) PMI Certification
7 29 (1.35%) HND
8 27 (1.26%) ISTQB
9 25 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 21 (0.98%) PMP
10 21 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 17 (0.79%) CCNA
11 17 (0.79%) PhD
12 15 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (0.65%) ACCA
13 14 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (0.65%) CISSP
13 14 (0.65%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (5.53%) SLA
2 91 (4.23%) QA
3 44 (2.05%) COBIT
4 24 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.37%) COREP
8 8 (0.37%) FINREP
9 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.19%) Basel II
10 3 (0.14%) WAI
11 2 (0.093%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.093%) WCAG
11 2 (0.093%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.047%) EMIR
12 1 (0.047%) P3O
12 1 (0.047%) COSO
12 1 (0.047%) JSP 440
System Software
1 74 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.19%) GPFS
5 3 (0.14%) XenApp
5 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.14%) Xen
5 3 (0.14%) NFS
6 2 (0.093%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.093%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.093%) vSphere
7 1 (0.047%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.047%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.047%) Varnish
7 1 (0.047%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.047%) Nmap
7 1 (0.047%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.047%) RACF
Systems Management
1 24 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 18 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.42%) Nagios
4 8 (0.37%) SCCM
5 7 (0.33%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (0.28%) Netcool
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle EDQ
7 5 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.19%) Opsview
9 3 (0.14%) Check_MK
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.047%) nmon
10 1 (0.047%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.047%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.047%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.047%) Puppet
10 1 (0.047%) WSUS
10 1 (0.047%) SCOM
Vendors
1 308 (14.33%) Oracle
2 270 (12.56%) Microsoft
3 139 (6.47%) SAP
4 104 (4.84%) IBM
5 94 (4.37%) VMware
6 57 (2.65%) JBoss
7 53 (2.47%) Cisco
8 48 (2.23%) Google
9 36 (1.67%) Cognos
10 34 (1.58%) Twitter
11 33 (1.53%) Business Objects
12 27 (1.26%) Juniper
13 25 (1.16%) Sage
14 24 (1.12%) Teradata
15 22 (1.02%) Citrix
16 21 (0.98%) Hyperion
17 18 (0.84%) HP
18 14 (0.65%) F5
19 13 (0.60%) Red Hat
19 13 (0.60%) CheckPoint
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: On Application
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + uncapped earning potential
Posted: 10 hours ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + pension, private healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, pension etc.
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
Resource Solutions Group - Ascentric
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £14 to £17 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago