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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 988 1064 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.03% 18.14% 17.11%
As % of the General category 46.98% 46.00% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 790 874 771
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,170
10% offered a salary of more than £65,430 £65,000 £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
2103 2313 2048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.26% 39.43% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1741 1685
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 May 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 22 May 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 -4 323 £42,500 +6.25% 84
Gloucestershire +11 281 £40,000 +6.66% 40
Wiltshire -3 177 £45,000 -10.22% 46
Dorset +4 90 £55,648 +23.66% 28
Somerset -12 48 £34,000 -24.44% 9
Devon -9 40 £39,250 +33.05% 7
Cornwall -16 2 - - 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 531 (25.58%) SQL
2 422 (20.33%) Banking
3 395 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
4 370 (17.82%) Oracle
5 339 (16.33%) SQL Server
6 312 (15.03%) Microsoft
7 280 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
8 277 (13.34%) Project Management
9 274 (13.20%) .NET
10 270 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 255 (12.28%) Java
12 252 (12.14%) Degree
13 238 (11.46%) HTML
14 237 (11.42%) C#
15 229 (11.03%) Windows
16 222 (10.69%) Telecoms
17 213 (10.26%) Retail
18 201 (9.68%) JavaScript
19 195 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
20 174 (8.38%) ITIL
21 172 (8.29%) MS Excel
22 167 (8.04%) Scrum
23 161 (7.76%) XML
24 159 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
25 156 (7.51%) SAP
26 147 (7.08%) MVC
27 146 (7.03%) CSS
28 137 (6.60%) ASP.NET
29 131 (6.31%) PRINCE2
30 124 (5.97%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 94 (4.53%) IIS
2 74 (3.56%) WebSphere
3 52 (2.50%) SAS
4 48 (2.31%) JBoss
5 38 (1.83%) WebLogic
6 36 (1.73%) SharePoint
7 28 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 27 (1.30%) MS Exchange
9 23 (1.11%) Apache
10 19 (0.92%) NServiceBus
11 13 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
11 13 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (0.58%) PowerExchange
12 12 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (0.48%) Lync
14 9 (0.43%) WordPress
15 8 (0.39%) CMS
15 8 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
15 8 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 172 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 96 (4.62%) MS Office
3 49 (2.36%) MS Project
4 44 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.19%) CATIA
9 4 (0.19%) NASTRAN
10 3 (0.14%) SPSS
11 2 (0.096%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.048%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.048%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.048%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.048%) InDesign
12 1 (0.048%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.048%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 74 (3.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 42 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 42 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
3 39 (1.88%) SAP CO
3 39 (1.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 39 (1.88%) SAP FI
4 31 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
5 28 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
6 21 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
7 19 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
8 18 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
9 17 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
10 14 (0.67%) Changepoint
10 14 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
11 12 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 12 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
12 10 (0.48%) SAP FSCM
13 9 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
14 8 (0.39%) Agresso
15 7 (0.34%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.64%) SaaS
2 30 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.24%) PaaS
6 5 (0.24%) Office 365
7 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.14%) IaaS
8 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.048%) Lucidchart
9 1 (0.048%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.84%) DNS
2 58 (2.79%) Firewall
3 53 (2.55%) DHCP
4 51 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 34 (1.64%) Internet
6 33 (1.59%) VPN
7 32 (1.54%) WAN
8 26 (1.25%) LAN
9 18 (0.87%) SAN
10 13 (0.63%) SSL
11 12 (0.58%) Network Security
12 9 (0.43%) Wireless
12 9 (0.43%) FTP
13 8 (0.39%) MPLS
13 8 (0.39%) Intranet
13 8 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.29%) EIGRP
14 6 (0.29%) BGP
14 6 (0.29%) DMZ
14 6 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 159 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
3 88 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 75 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 69 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 60 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (2.50%) MySQL
8 48 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
9 46 (2.22%) RDBMS
10 45 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 44 (2.12%) Oracle Database
12 41 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 37 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
14 32 (1.54%) DB2
15 31 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 30 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
17 26 (1.25%) OLAP
18 20 (0.96%) MongoDB
19 19 (0.92%) MS Access
20 18 (0.87%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 53 (2.55%) Maven
1 53 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (2.02%) Git (software)
3 41 (1.97%) Visual Studio
4 39 (1.88%) Selenium
4 39 (1.88%) JUnit
5 34 (1.64%) NUnit
6 29 (1.40%) Eclipse
7 28 (1.35%) Jenkins
8 27 (1.30%) JIRA
9 25 (1.20%) Eclipse RCP
10 21 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
11 20 (0.96%) Toad
11 20 (0.96%) SpecFlow
12 18 (0.87%) Ant
13 14 (0.67%) Subversion
13 14 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
13 14 (0.67%) Cucumber
14 13 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 12 (0.58%) JBehave
General
1 422 (20.33%) Banking
2 222 (10.69%) Telecoms
3 213 (10.26%) Retail
4 121 (5.83%) Marketing
5 110 (5.30%) Manufacturing
6 76 (3.66%) Electronics
7 54 (2.60%) Financial Institution
8 36 (1.73%) Back Office
8 36 (1.73%) General Ledger
9 35 (1.69%) Legal
10 34 (1.64%) Investment Banking
11 33 (1.59%) Aerospace
12 27 (1.30%) Law
13 23 (1.11%) French Language
14 19 (0.92%) Advertising
15 16 (0.77%) Retail Banking
16 15 (0.72%) Billing
17 14 (0.67%) Games
18 7 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
18 7 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 479 (23.07%) Analyst
2 466 (22.45%) Developer
3 181 (8.72%) Project Manager
4 162 (7.80%) Business Analyst
5 138 (6.65%) Architect
6 104 (5.01%) Consultant
7 95 (4.58%) Test Analyst
8 81 (3.90%) Java Developer
9 73 (3.52%) Software Engineer
10 71 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
11 70 (3.37%) DBA
12 64 (3.08%) Senior Developer
12 64 (3.08%) Designer
13 63 (3.03%) .NET Developer
14 60 (2.89%) SQL DBA
15 58 (2.79%) Administrator
16 53 (2.55%) Oracle Developer
17 52 (2.50%) C# Developer
18 42 (2.02%) Applications Support
18 42 (2.02%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (13.20%) .NET
2 238 (11.46%) HTML
3 161 (7.76%) XML
4 146 (7.03%) CSS
5 137 (6.60%) ASP.NET
6 112 (5.39%) Web Services
6 112 (5.39%) Spring
7 108 (5.20%) jQuery
8 81 (3.90%) HTML5
9 55 (2.65%) WCF
10 52 (2.50%) Middleware
11 48 (2.31%) J2EE
12 47 (2.26%) Hibernate
12 47 (2.26%) .NET Framework
13 46 (2.22%) AngularJS
14 44 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (1.73%) SOAP
16 35 (1.69%) WSDL
17 33 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
17 33 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 195 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (4.34%) Computer Science
3 80 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 74 (3.56%) DTV
5 65 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 41 (1.97%) N-Tier
7 37 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
9 26 (1.25%) SWIFT
10 25 (1.20%) User Experience
11 22 (1.06%) Open Source
12 21 (1.01%) Clustering
13 20 (0.96%) Replication
14 18 (0.87%) Data Structures
14 18 (0.87%) Mobile App
15 17 (0.82%) Statistics
16 15 (0.72%) Mathematics
16 15 (0.72%) Mainframe
17 14 (0.67%) Credit Risk
18 13 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 229 (11.03%) Windows
2 114 (5.49%) UNIX
3 106 (5.11%) Linux
4 96 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (1.16%) Android
7 24 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 23 (1.11%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (0.43%) CentOS
12 7 (0.34%) Fedora
12 7 (0.34%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.29%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.14%) AIX
16 2 (0.096%) Solaris
17 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.048%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
3 277 (13.34%) Project Management
4 270 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 174 (8.38%) ITIL
6 167 (8.04%) Scrum
7 147 (7.08%) MVC
8 131 (6.31%) PRINCE2
9 124 (5.97%) Business Analysis
10 121 (5.83%) Software Engineering
11 111 (5.35%) Programme Management
12 110 (5.30%) Coaching
13 101 (4.87%) Mentoring
14 100 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 92 (4.43%) OO
15 92 (4.43%) ETL
16 90 (4.34%) Service Delivery
17 89 (4.29%) Data Modelling
18 86 (4.14%) TDD
19 84 (4.05%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 531 (25.58%) SQL
2 255 (12.28%) Java
3 237 (11.42%) C#
4 201 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 100 (4.82%) T-SQL
6 87 (4.19%) PHP
7 81 (3.90%) C++
8 77 (3.71%) PL/SQL
9 46 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 44 (2.12%) C
11 39 (1.88%) VBA
12 34 (1.64%) VB.NET
13 31 (1.49%) VB
13 31 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 29 (1.40%) Python
15 21 (1.01%) Perl
16 20 (0.96%) Bash Shell
17 17 (0.82%) Ruby
18 14 (0.67%) Embedded C
19 13 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 252 (12.14%) Degree
2 98 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 92 (4.43%) ISEB
4 76 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 51 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (1.73%) ISTQB
7 30 (1.45%) MCSE
8 27 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 26 (1.25%) MCSA
10 22 (1.06%) DV Cleared
11 19 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 16 (0.77%) CISSP
13 15 (0.72%) MCSD
14 14 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 13 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (0.58%) PMI Certification
17 11 (0.53%) CCNA
18 10 (0.48%) CCSA
18 10 (0.48%) CISM
18 10 (0.48%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.67%) QA
2 56 (2.70%) SLA
3 19 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.48%) Basel II
7 8 (0.39%) COBIT
8 5 (0.24%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.096%) COREP
10 1 (0.048%) FATCA
10 1 (0.048%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.048%) HL7
System Software
1 84 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.20%) XenApp
3 25 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 23 (1.11%) BitLocker
5 15 (0.72%) vSphere
6 13 (0.63%) Firmware
7 8 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.34%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.14%) Docker
11 2 (0.096%) NFS
11 2 (0.096%) Snort
11 2 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.096%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.048%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.048%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.048%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.048%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (0.72%) Puppet
2 13 (0.63%) SCCM
3 12 (0.58%) SCOM
4 11 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
8 4 (0.19%) WSUS
9 3 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.14%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.096%) Netcool
10 2 (0.096%) Nagios
10 2 (0.096%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.096%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.096%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.048%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.048%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 370 (17.82%) Oracle
2 312 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 156 (7.51%) SAP
4 91 (4.38%) Business Objects
5 77 (3.71%) IBM
6 73 (3.52%) Cisco
7 55 (2.65%) VMware
8 54 (2.60%) Citrix
9 38 (1.83%) Informatica
10 25 (1.20%) Google
11 24 (1.16%) Remedy
12 23 (1.11%) CheckPoint
13 20 (0.96%) Sybase
13 20 (0.96%) Sophos
14 19 (0.92%) Juniper
15 18 (0.87%) Red Hat
16 14 (0.67%) TIBCO
16 14 (0.67%) ATG
16 14 (0.67%) RedPrairie
16 14 (0.67%) Demandware
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £600000 per annum + Bonus , Shares, Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £63000 per annum + Car allowance, Bonus + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Talent International
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K-£75K + Outstanding Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Share options
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Share options
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65k plus bonus
Posted: Yesterday