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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1065 1063 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.52% 18.36% 16.73%
As % of the General category 47.40% 46.70% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 822 880 770
Average salary £42,250 £44,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.51% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
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
2247 2276 2018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.96% 39.30% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 1725 1638
Average salary £41,151 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 4 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 4 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 -2 363 £42,500 +6.25% 100
Gloucestershire +11 285 £40,000 +6.66% 21
Wiltshire -2 204 £45,000 -10.00% 51
Dorset -2 87 £62,500 +38.88% 20
Somerset -11 50 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Devon -5 38 £33,750 +14.40% 8
Avon - 3 £55,000 -
Cornwall -16 2 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 522 (23.94%) SQL
2 470 (21.56%) Banking
3 389 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
4 354 (16.24%) Oracle
5 353 (16.19%) SQL Server
6 333 (15.28%) Microsoft
7 293 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 290 (13.30%) .NET
9 286 (13.12%) Project Management
10 262 (12.02%) Degree
11 259 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
12 255 (11.70%) Telecoms
13 251 (11.51%) C#
14 247 (11.33%) HTML
15 236 (10.83%) Windows
16 233 (10.69%) Java
17 216 (9.91%) Retail
18 209 (9.59%) JavaScript
19 207 (9.50%) ITIL
20 199 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
21 181 (8.30%) MS Excel
22 172 (7.89%) XML
23 165 (7.57%) PRINCE2
24 164 (7.52%) CSS
25 160 (7.34%) MVC
26 154 (7.06%) Scrum
27 148 (6.79%) ASP.NET
28 147 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
29 146 (6.70%) SAP
30 121 (5.55%) Security Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (4.31%) IIS
2 65 (2.98%) WebSphere
3 50 (2.29%) SAS
4 46 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 44 (2.02%) JBoss
6 32 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 32 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 30 (1.38%) MS Exchange
8 23 (1.06%) Apache
9 22 (1.01%) NServiceBus
10 14 (0.64%) WordPress
11 13 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (0.55%) PowerExchange
13 11 (0.50%) Joomla!
13 11 (0.50%) Lync
13 11 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
15 9 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
16 7 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 181 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 100 (4.59%) MS Office
3 55 (2.52%) MS Project
4 44 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (1.56%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.46%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.18%) NASTRAN
9 4 (0.18%) CATIA
9 4 (0.18%) SPSS
10 2 (0.092%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.046%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.046%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.046%) InDesign
11 1 (0.046%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.046%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 63 (2.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 44 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 37 (1.70%) SAP FI
3 37 (1.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 37 (1.70%) SAP CO
4 34 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 34 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
5 27 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
6 22 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
6 22 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
7 20 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
8 17 (0.78%) Changepoint
9 13 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
10 11 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 11 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
10 11 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
11 10 (0.46%) SAP FSCM
11 10 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
12 9 (0.41%) SAP Business One
13 8 (0.37%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.42%) SaaS
2 25 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.32%) Office 365
6 5 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.14%) IaaS
8 3 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.092%) PaaS
10 1 (0.046%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.046%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.046%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.046%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.17%) Firewall
2 58 (2.66%) DNS
3 54 (2.48%) DHCP
4 51 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 36 (1.65%) VPN
6 32 (1.47%) Internet
7 29 (1.33%) WAN
8 23 (1.06%) LAN
9 17 (0.78%) SSL
10 16 (0.73%) SAN
11 12 (0.55%) FTP
12 11 (0.50%) Network Security
13 9 (0.41%) Wireless
14 8 (0.37%) MPLS
14 8 (0.37%) Intranet
15 7 (0.32%) LDAP
15 7 (0.32%) Telnet
15 7 (0.32%) Multicast
16 6 (0.28%) NAS
16 6 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 147 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
3 99 (4.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 77 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 76 (3.49%) Relational Database
6 71 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 51 (2.34%) MySQL
8 48 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 47 (2.16%) RDBMS
10 46 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
11 40 (1.83%) Oracle Database
12 39 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 38 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
15 34 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
16 31 (1.42%) DB2
17 28 (1.28%) OLAP
18 20 (0.92%) Oracle OLAP
18 20 (0.92%) Oracle8/8i Database
18 20 (0.92%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 51 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (2.25%) Maven
3 45 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 40 (1.83%) NUnit
5 38 (1.74%) Selenium
5 38 (1.74%) Git (software)
6 36 (1.65%) JUnit
7 26 (1.19%) Jenkins
7 26 (1.19%) Eclipse
8 23 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
9 21 (0.96%) JIRA
9 21 (0.96%) SpecFlow
10 20 (0.92%) Eclipse RCP
10 20 (0.92%) Subversion
11 18 (0.83%) Toad
12 15 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 14 (0.64%) Ant
14 12 (0.55%) Jasmine
15 11 (0.50%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.50%) JBehave
General
1 470 (21.56%) Banking
2 255 (11.70%) Telecoms
3 216 (9.91%) Retail
4 105 (4.82%) Marketing
5 101 (4.63%) Manufacturing
6 65 (2.98%) Electronics
7 51 (2.34%) Financial Institution
8 43 (1.97%) General Ledger
9 42 (1.93%) Legal
10 38 (1.74%) Aerospace
11 32 (1.47%) Back Office
12 29 (1.33%) Investment Banking
13 27 (1.24%) Law
14 21 (0.96%) French Language
15 19 (0.87%) Advertising
16 18 (0.83%) Retail Banking
17 10 (0.46%) Billing
18 8 (0.37%) Games
19 7 (0.32%) Military
19 7 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 492 (22.57%) Analyst
2 463 (21.24%) Developer
3 209 (9.59%) Project Manager
4 166 (7.61%) Business Analyst
5 159 (7.29%) Architect
6 113 (5.18%) Consultant
7 93 (4.27%) Test Analyst
8 79 (3.62%) Java Developer
9 74 (3.39%) DBA
10 73 (3.35%) .NET Developer
11 70 (3.21%) Designer
12 68 (3.12%) Software Engineer
13 67 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
14 65 (2.98%) SQL DBA
15 57 (2.61%) Senior Developer
16 54 (2.48%) Support Analyst
17 52 (2.39%) Administrator
18 50 (2.29%) C# Developer
19 46 (2.11%) Oracle Developer
19 46 (2.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (13.30%) .NET
2 247 (11.33%) HTML
3 172 (7.89%) XML
4 164 (7.52%) CSS
5 148 (6.79%) ASP.NET
6 110 (5.05%) Spring
6 110 (5.05%) jQuery
7 104 (4.77%) Web Services
8 88 (4.04%) HTML5
9 64 (2.94%) WCF
10 54 (2.48%) AngularJS
11 49 (2.25%) Hibernate
12 48 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (2.20%) .NET Framework
12 48 (2.20%) J2EE
13 46 (2.11%) Middleware
14 38 (1.74%) SOAP
14 38 (1.74%) KnockoutJS
14 38 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 34 (1.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 199 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 85 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 63 (2.89%) DTV
4 63 (2.89%) Management Information System
5 40 (1.83%) N-Tier
6 36 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
8 23 (1.06%) Open Source
9 21 (0.96%) User Experience
10 18 (0.83%) SWIFT
10 18 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 18 (0.83%) Online Banking
11 17 (0.78%) Replication
12 16 (0.73%) Mathematics
12 16 (0.73%) Data Integration
12 16 (0.73%) Mainframe
13 15 (0.69%) Clustering
13 15 (0.69%) Statistics
13 15 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 236 (10.83%) Windows
2 100 (4.59%) UNIX
3 94 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 93 (4.27%) Linux
5 73 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (1.15%) Android
7 25 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 19 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 14 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 12 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.41%) CentOS
12 7 (0.32%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.32%) Fedora
13 6 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.092%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.092%) AIX
15 1 (0.046%) Solaris
15 1 (0.046%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.046%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 286 (13.12%) Project Management
4 259 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
5 207 (9.50%) ITIL
6 165 (7.57%) PRINCE2
7 160 (7.34%) MVC
8 154 (7.06%) Scrum
9 119 (5.46%) Business Analysis
10 110 (5.05%) Software Engineering
11 107 (4.91%) Coaching
12 101 (4.63%) Programme Management
13 97 (4.45%) Data Modelling
14 94 (4.31%) OO
14 94 (4.31%) Service Delivery
14 94 (4.31%) Change Management
14 94 (4.31%) Mentoring
14 94 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
15 89 (4.08%) ETL
16 83 (3.81%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 522 (23.94%) SQL
2 251 (11.51%) C#
3 233 (10.69%) Java
4 209 (9.59%) JavaScript
5 104 (4.77%) T-SQL
6 88 (4.04%) PHP
7 70 (3.21%) C++
8 60 (2.75%) PL/SQL
9 44 (2.02%) PowerShell
10 40 (1.83%) C
11 39 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 38 (1.74%) VBA
13 28 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 28 (1.28%) Python
13 28 (1.28%) VB
14 20 (0.92%) Bash Shell
15 19 (0.87%) Perl
16 14 (0.64%) Ruby
17 12 (0.55%) PHP5
17 12 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 262 (12.02%) Degree
2 121 (5.55%) Security Cleared
3 104 (4.77%) ISEB
4 94 (4.31%) SC Cleared
5 64 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (1.70%) ISTQB
7 35 (1.61%) MCSE
8 31 (1.42%) MCSA
9 28 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 27 (1.24%) PMI Certification
11 26 (1.19%) DV Cleared
11 26 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 24 (1.10%) PMP
13 21 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 19 (0.87%) MCSD
15 16 (0.73%) CISSP
16 15 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (0.60%) CCNA
18 11 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 10 (0.46%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.90%) QA
2 62 (2.84%) SLA
3 18 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.46%) Basel II
6 8 (0.37%) COBIT
7 6 (0.28%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.092%) COREP
9 1 (0.046%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.046%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.046%) FATCA
System Software
1 84 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 39 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.42%) XenApp
4 29 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 28 (1.28%) BitLocker
6 15 (0.69%) vSphere
7 11 (0.50%) Firmware
8 6 (0.28%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.18%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.18%) NFS
10 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.092%) Docker
11 2 (0.092%) Snort
12 1 (0.046%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.046%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (0.64%) SCCM
2 12 (0.55%) Puppet
3 10 (0.46%) SCOM
4 8 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.32%) WSUS
6 6 (0.28%) Oracle EDQ
7 5 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.18%) Hyperic
8 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.18%) Netcool
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.14%) Nagios
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.14%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.14%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.092%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.046%) Unicenter
11 1 (0.046%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 354 (16.24%) Oracle
2 333 (15.28%) Microsoft
3 146 (6.70%) SAP
4 87 (3.99%) Cisco
5 84 (3.85%) Business Objects
6 73 (3.35%) IBM
7 60 (2.75%) Citrix
8 58 (2.66%) VMware
9 39 (1.79%) Informatica
10 28 (1.28%) Remedy
11 27 (1.24%) CheckPoint
12 24 (1.10%) Juniper
12 24 (1.10%) Sophos
13 20 (0.92%) Sybase
14 19 (0.87%) Google
15 18 (0.83%) Red Hat
16 16 (0.73%) ION Trading
17 15 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
18 14 (0.64%) F5
18 14 (0.64%) Hyperion
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K Basic/£100K OTE + Car Allow + Fuel Card + Excellent Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K Basic/£100K OTE + Car Allow + Fuel Card + Excellent Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K Basic/£100K OTE + Car Allow + Fuel Card + Excellent Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wiltshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Churchill Frank
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30 - £52000 per annum, Benefits EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago