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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / South West
Rank 4 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1025 1111 1088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.39% 19.15% 18.27%
As % of the General category 58.30% 49.71% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 812 846 856
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
1758 2235 2145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.96% 38.53% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 1747 1660
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +9 464 £50,000 +17.64% 83
Wiltshire +1 192 £42,750 +0.58% 23
Gloucestershire -1 160 £52,500 -4.54% 26
Dorset -8 75 £41,250 +0.60% 11
Somerset -16 62 £50,000 +31.57% 15
Devon +24 31 £32,500 -27.77% 10
Cornwall +2 10 £45,000 +136.84% 6
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Finance.

1 835 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (25.09%) Telecoms
3 452 (22.96%) Java
4 436 (22.14%) SQL
5 335 (17.01%) Manufacturing
6 333 (16.91%) .NET
6 333 (16.91%) Banking
7 325 (16.51%) JavaScript
8 322 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
8 322 (16.35%) Project Management
9 321 (16.30%) Marketing
10 298 (15.13%) HTML
11 289 (14.68%) C#
12 288 (14.63%) Programme Management
13 281 (14.27%) Scrum
14 280 (14.22%) SAP
15 252 (12.80%) MVC
16 250 (12.70%) Microsoft
16 250 (12.70%) Retail
17 232 (11.78%) Digital Marketing
18 228 (11.58%) Electronics
19 227 (11.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
20 223 (11.33%) Oracle
21 216 (10.97%) CSS
22 210 (10.67%) Degree
23 208 (10.56%) Linux
23 208 (10.56%) SQL Server
24 202 (10.26%) TDD
25 198 (10.06%) AngularJS
26 193 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 91 (4.62%) JBoss
2 57 (2.89%) Mule
3 55 (2.79%) Tomcat
4 47 (2.39%) Mule ESB
4 47 (2.39%) WebSphere
5 46 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 46 (2.34%) WebLogic
6 43 (2.18%) Apache
7 38 (1.93%) CMS
8 37 (1.88%) MS Exchange
9 26 (1.32%) Confluence
10 24 (1.22%) Alfresco
11 21 (1.07%) Joomla!
11 21 (1.07%) SAS
12 20 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
13 19 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 14 (0.71%) NServiceBus
15 12 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
16 11 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 146 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 81 (4.11%) MS Office
3 44 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.86%) MS Project
6 13 (0.66%) SPSS
7 8 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.25%) InVision
9 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.10%) Gliffy
10 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.051%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.051%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 227 (11.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 54 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (1.73%) Oracle ASCP
4 21 (1.07%) Unit4 Business World
5 17 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
6 16 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
6 16 (0.81%) SAP CO
6 16 (0.81%) SAP FI
6 16 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
7 15 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
7 15 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
7 15 (0.76%) SAP BPC
8 14 (0.71%) SAP FI-AP
9 13 (0.66%) SAP FI-AR
10 12 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
11 11 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
12 9 (0.46%) SAP PS
12 9 (0.46%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 122 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (4.77%) SaaS
3 59 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (1.32%) GitHub
6 16 (0.81%) Office 365
7 9 (0.46%) IaaS
7 9 (0.46%) Lucidchart
7 9 (0.46%) PaaS
8 5 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.15%) Heroku
11 2 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.051%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.051%) Force.com
12 1 (0.051%) Route 53
12 1 (0.051%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.64%) Firewall
2 38 (1.93%) HTTP
2 38 (1.93%) WAN
3 36 (1.83%) LAN
4 34 (1.73%) Internet
4 34 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.37%) FTP
6 17 (0.86%) VoIP
7 16 (0.81%) DNS
8 15 (0.76%) DHCP
8 15 (0.76%) SSH
8 15 (0.76%) VPN
8 15 (0.76%) Wireless
9 14 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (0.66%) SAN
10 13 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (0.61%) SMS
12 10 (0.51%) Intranet
13 9 (0.46%) MPLS
13 9 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 130 (6.60%) MongoDB
3 109 (5.54%) Big Data
3 109 (5.54%) NoSQL
4 58 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
5 56 (2.84%) MySQL
6 48 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 47 (2.39%) Oracle Database
8 45 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 32 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (1.37%) Hadoop
11 26 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (1.17%) DB2
14 22 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
14 22 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (1.07%) MS Access
15 21 (1.07%) RDBMS
15 21 (1.07%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 122 (6.20%) Git (software)
2 116 (5.89%) JIRA
3 106 (5.38%) Jenkins
4 90 (4.57%) JUnit
5 84 (4.27%) Selenium
6 76 (3.86%) Maven
7 58 (2.95%) Cucumber
8 55 (2.79%) Subversion
9 41 (2.08%) IntelliJ
10 40 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 35 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
13 29 (1.47%) Mockito
14 18 (0.91%) SonarQube
15 16 (0.81%) SoapUI
15 16 (0.81%) Visual Studio
16 15 (0.76%) Bugzilla
17 14 (0.71%) Vagrant
18 13 (0.66%) TeamCity
19 12 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 494 (25.09%) Telecoms
2 335 (17.01%) Manufacturing
3 333 (16.91%) Banking
4 321 (16.30%) Marketing
5 250 (12.70%) Retail
6 228 (11.58%) Electronics
7 44 (2.23%) Financial Institution
8 34 (1.73%) Games
9 27 (1.37%) Legal
10 19 (0.96%) Back Office
11 18 (0.91%) Investment Banking
12 17 (0.86%) Online Betting
13 16 (0.81%) Advertising
14 14 (0.71%) German Language
15 13 (0.66%) Billing
16 12 (0.61%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.61%) General Ledger
16 12 (0.61%) Publishing
17 7 (0.36%) Automotive
17 7 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 559 (28.39%) Developer
2 364 (18.49%) Analyst
3 206 (10.46%) Java Developer
4 160 (8.13%) Business Analyst
5 156 (7.92%) .NET Developer
5 156 (7.92%) Project Manager
6 154 (7.82%) Architect
7 104 (5.28%) Senior Developer
8 96 (4.88%) C# Developer
9 83 (4.22%) C# .NET Developer
10 66 (3.35%) Lead Developer
11 65 (3.30%) Consultant
12 62 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
13 59 (3.00%) Senior Manager
13 59 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
14 54 (2.74%) Administrator
15 51 (2.59%) Software Developer
16 50 (2.54%) Support Analyst
17 43 (2.18%) Development Manager
17 43 (2.18%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (16.91%) .NET
2 298 (15.13%) HTML
3 216 (10.97%) CSS
4 198 (10.06%) AngularJS
5 168 (8.53%) Spring
5 168 (8.53%) XML
6 157 (7.97%) Web Services
7 152 (7.72%) ASP.NET
8 129 (6.55%) REST
9 127 (6.45%) SOAP
10 103 (5.23%) Hibernate
11 102 (5.18%) HTML5
12 89 (4.52%) Spring MVC
13 86 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 75 (3.81%) JSON
15 74 (3.76%) J2EE
16 73 (3.71%) jQuery
17 72 (3.66%) React
17 72 (3.66%) Spring Integration
18 67 (3.40%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 150 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (4.98%) Computer Science
3 86 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 66 (3.35%) User Experience
5 57 (2.89%) Data Centre
6 41 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 39 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (1.37%) Fintech
9 24 (1.22%) N-Tier
10 19 (0.96%) AS400
11 18 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
11 18 (0.91%) Derivative
11 18 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
12 17 (0.86%) NHS
12 17 (0.86%) Online Games
13 16 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (0.76%) iSeries
15 14 (0.71%) Equities
15 14 (0.71%) Hedge funds
16 13 (0.66%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 208 (10.56%) Linux
2 136 (6.91%) Windows
3 97 (4.93%) Unix
4 38 (1.93%) Windows Server
5 36 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.63%) Android
7 24 (1.22%) AIX
8 15 (0.76%) CentOS
8 15 (0.76%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.20%) Solaris
15 4 (0.20%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.15%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.051%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 835 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
2 322 (16.35%) Project Management
3 288 (14.63%) Programme Management
4 281 (14.27%) Scrum
5 252 (12.80%) MVC
6 232 (11.78%) Digital Marketing
7 202 (10.26%) TDD
8 193 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 189 (9.60%) SDLC
10 177 (8.99%) ITIL
11 136 (6.91%) BDD
12 129 (6.55%) PRINCE2
13 123 (6.25%) E-Commerce
14 119 (6.04%) Software Engineering
15 112 (5.69%) Waterfall
16 108 (5.49%) ERP
17 104 (5.28%) Mentoring
18 98 (4.98%) Kanban
19 96 (4.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 452 (22.96%) Java
2 436 (22.14%) SQL
3 325 (16.51%) JavaScript
4 289 (14.68%) C#
5 95 (4.82%) Python
6 71 (3.61%) PHP
7 56 (2.84%) PL/SQL
8 54 (2.74%) PowerShell
9 47 (2.39%) C++
10 45 (2.29%) C
11 43 (2.18%) T-SQL
12 36 (1.83%) VBA
13 27 (1.37%) Perl
14 26 (1.32%) Shell Script
15 24 (1.22%) Ruby
16 23 (1.17%) Go
17 19 (0.96%) Bash Shell
17 19 (0.96%) Delphi
17 19 (0.96%) Pascal
18 14 (0.71%) RPG
Qualifications
1 210 (10.67%) Degree
2 147 (7.47%) Security Cleared
3 84 (4.27%) ISEB
4 76 (3.86%) SC Cleared
5 56 (2.84%) DV Cleared
6 51 (2.59%) ISTQB
7 28 (1.42%) CISSP
8 26 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 21 (1.07%) APMP
9 21 (1.07%) PMP
10 20 (1.02%) CISM
11 18 (0.91%) PhD
12 17 (0.86%) ACCA
12 17 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (0.76%) CEH
14 14 (0.71%) PMI Certification
15 13 (0.66%) CISA
16 11 (0.56%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.45%) QA
2 44 (2.23%) SLA
3 41 (2.08%) PMO
4 20 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.46%) COBIT
8 8 (0.41%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.20%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.10%) GPG13
10 2 (0.10%) TickIT
10 2 (0.10%) WCAG
11 1 (0.051%) FATCA
11 1 (0.051%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.051%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.051%) SEPA
System Software
1 89 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.71%) Docker
4 10 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.41%) Snort
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.20%) KVM
8 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.15%) NDS
8 3 (0.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.051%) Squid
10 1 (0.051%) vCloud
10 1 (0.051%) Xen
10 1 (0.051%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (1.37%) Nagios
2 17 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.66%) Puppet
4 6 (0.30%) Ansible
5 5 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (0.25%) SCCM
5 5 (0.25%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.20%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.15%) Nessus
7 3 (0.15%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.15%) RSA enVision
7 3 (0.15%) Rundeck
7 3 (0.15%) WSUS
7 3 (0.15%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 280 (14.22%) SAP
2 250 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 223 (11.33%) Oracle
4 49 (2.49%) Apple
5 47 (2.39%) VMware
6 38 (1.93%) IBM
7 33 (1.68%) Adobe
8 30 (1.52%) HP
9 23 (1.17%) Citrix
10 22 (1.12%) Cisco
11 21 (1.07%) Cadence
12 20 (1.02%) Red Hat
13 19 (0.96%) Coverity
14 17 (0.86%) Avaya
15 16 (0.81%) Atlassian
16 15 (0.76%) IFS
16 15 (0.76%) Sage
17 14 (0.71%) Google
17 14 (0.71%) Sitecore
17 14 (0.71%) TIBCO
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liskeard, Cornwall
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits bonus, onsite gym, flexi-hours, pe
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive with great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30001.00 - £40523.00 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liskeard, Cornwall
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aviva
Salary: £ Flexible depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago