The first 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1102 982 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.97% 18.88% 17.70%
As % of the General category 47.28% 44.98% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 857 798 858
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2331 2183 2082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.01% 41.96% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1771 1761 1794
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,472
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
England

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 August 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 August 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 +2 286 £40,000 - 83
Wiltshire 0 256 £47,000 +17.50% 46
Gloucestershire +1 196 £40,000 +6.66% 33
Dorset 0 138 £45,000 - 14
Somerset -11 127 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Devon -1 36 £36,750 +24.05% 9
Cornwall +12 13 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 505 (23.27%) SQL
2 351 (16.18%) Java
3 345 (15.90%) SQL Server
4 339 (15.62%) Project Management
5 338 (15.58%) Degree
6 329 (15.16%) Banking
7 306 (14.10%) Oracle
8 292 (13.46%) .NET
9 284 (13.09%) Microsoft
10 281 (12.95%) Telecoms
11 251 (11.57%) HTML
12 239 (11.01%) JavaScript
12 239 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
13 238 (10.97%) Windows
14 236 (10.88%) MS Excel
15 222 (10.23%) XML
16 210 (9.68%) C#
17 203 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
18 198 (9.12%) CSS
19 194 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
20 185 (8.53%) Spring
21 181 (8.34%) Relational Database
22 176 (8.11%) Scrum
23 174 (8.02%) ITIL
24 155 (7.14%) Computer Science
25 154 (7.10%) SAP
26 148 (6.82%) ASP.NET
27 141 (6.50%) Business Analysis
28 140 (6.45%) PRINCE2
29 136 (6.27%) Retail

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 79 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 57 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 44 (2.03%) SAS
3 44 (2.03%) IIS
4 43 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 30 (1.38%) Apache ServiceMix
6 27 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.20%) MS Exchange
8 23 (1.06%) Apache
9 19 (0.88%) CMS
10 18 (0.83%) WordPress
11 16 (0.74%) NServiceBus
12 15 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
15 11 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (0.41%) Node.js
17 8 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
17 8 (0.37%) Lync
18 6 (0.28%) TeamSite
Applications
1 236 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 118 (5.44%) MS Office
3 58 (2.67%) MS Project
4 29 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.01%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.83%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.78%) SPSS
8 7 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.23%) FastStats
10 1 (0.046%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.046%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.046%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 44 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
2 41 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 38 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 25 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 24 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
5 24 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
6 20 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
7 17 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
7 17 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
8 16 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
9 13 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
9 13 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
9 13 (0.60%) SAP MDM
10 12 (0.55%) Sage 200
11 11 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
11 11 (0.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 11 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
12 10 (0.46%) SAP FI
12 10 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
12 10 (0.46%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.78%) SaaS
2 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.18%) Basecamp
5 4 (0.18%) Office 365
5 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.092%) Force.com
7 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.046%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.72%) Firewall
2 54 (2.49%) Internet
3 42 (1.94%) LAN
4 21 (0.97%) FTP
5 19 (0.88%) WAN
5 19 (0.88%) SMTP
6 18 (0.83%) SAN
6 18 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 16 (0.74%) MPLS
7 16 (0.74%) Network Security
8 15 (0.69%) Intranet
9 14 (0.65%) Unified Communications
10 12 (0.55%) VoIP
10 12 (0.55%) VLAN
10 12 (0.55%) 4G
11 11 (0.51%) Wireless
11 11 (0.51%) SMS
12 10 (0.46%) DHCP
13 9 (0.41%) OSPF
14 8 (0.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 181 (8.34%) Relational Database
3 123 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 98 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 89 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
6 77 (3.55%) RDBMS
7 69 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 50 (2.30%) MySQL
9 47 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 39 (1.80%) Oracle Database
11 36 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
11 36 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
13 25 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (1.01%) DB2
15 18 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
16 15 (0.69%) QlikView
17 14 (0.65%) Oracle Discoverer
17 14 (0.65%) Big Data
17 14 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 109 (5.02%) JUnit
2 75 (3.46%) Eclipse
3 54 (2.49%) Eclipse RCP
4 40 (1.84%) Ant
5 39 (1.80%) Git (software)
6 37 (1.71%) Visual Studio
7 35 (1.61%) Maven
8 28 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (1.20%) Selenium
10 24 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
11 23 (1.06%) Jenkins
12 22 (1.01%) Toad
13 21 (0.97%) LoadRunner
14 18 (0.83%) NUnit
15 17 (0.78%) SpecFlow
16 15 (0.69%) Subversion
17 13 (0.60%) WebDriver
17 13 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
18 11 (0.51%) WATIR
19 9 (0.41%) SoapUI
General
1 329 (15.16%) Banking
2 281 (12.95%) Telecoms
3 136 (6.27%) Retail
4 118 (5.44%) Marketing
5 75 (3.46%) Manufacturing
6 57 (2.63%) Legal
6 57 (2.63%) Electronics
7 56 (2.58%) French Language
8 49 (2.26%) Financial Institution
9 32 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.15%) Automotive
10 25 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 24 (1.11%) Advertising
12 23 (1.06%) Games
12 23 (1.06%) Back Office
13 20 (0.92%) Billing
14 19 (0.88%) Aerospace
15 18 (0.83%) Law
16 17 (0.78%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.60%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 544 (25.07%) Analyst
2 492 (22.67%) Developer
3 221 (10.18%) Architect
4 208 (9.59%) Business Analyst
5 207 (9.54%) Project Manager
6 169 (7.79%) Consultant
7 121 (5.58%) Java Developer
8 103 (4.75%) Support Analyst
9 92 (4.24%) Applications Support
10 91 (4.19%) .NET Developer
11 82 (3.78%) Senior Analyst
12 78 (3.59%) Senior Developer
13 69 (3.18%) C# Developer
14 65 (3.00%) Junior
15 60 (2.76%) Web Developer
16 58 (2.67%) Applications Support Analyst
17 54 (2.49%) Software Engineer
18 52 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
19 51 (2.35%) Technical Architect
19 51 (2.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (13.46%) .NET
2 251 (11.57%) HTML
3 222 (10.23%) XML
4 198 (9.12%) CSS
5 185 (8.53%) Spring
6 148 (6.82%) ASP.NET
7 97 (4.47%) Web Services
8 96 (4.42%) HTML5
9 91 (4.19%) jQuery
10 80 (3.69%) J2EE
11 70 (3.23%) GWT
12 58 (2.67%) Hibernate
13 46 (2.12%) CSS3
14 43 (1.98%) JSP
15 42 (1.94%) JMS
16 41 (1.89%) Servlets
17 40 (1.84%) OSGi
17 40 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
18 38 (1.75%) XSLT
19 36 (1.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 155 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 101 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 78 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
4 58 (2.67%) Mathematics
5 48 (2.21%) N-Tier
5 48 (2.21%) Client/Server
6 45 (2.07%) SWIFT
7 41 (1.89%) DTV
8 34 (1.57%) Data Integration
8 34 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
9 31 (1.43%) Mobile App
10 26 (1.20%) Open Source
11 25 (1.15%) PMI
12 24 (1.11%) Derivative
13 22 (1.01%) Credit Risk
14 21 (0.97%) Digital Media
15 20 (0.92%) Mainframe
16 17 (0.78%) Visualisation
16 17 (0.78%) Statistics
17 16 (0.74%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 238 (10.97%) Windows
2 110 (5.07%) UNIX
3 100 (4.61%) Linux
4 68 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 41 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (1.80%) Windows 7
8 33 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (1.38%) Android
10 18 (0.83%) Windows XP
11 17 (0.78%) Solaris
12 13 (0.60%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.55%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.51%) AIX
15 10 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.41%) CentOS
17 7 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.28%) Debian
18 6 (0.28%) Fedora
19 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (15.62%) Project Management
2 239 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 203 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
4 194 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
5 176 (8.11%) Scrum
6 174 (8.02%) ITIL
7 141 (6.50%) Business Analysis
8 140 (6.45%) PRINCE2
9 135 (6.22%) Software Engineering
10 124 (5.71%) Service Delivery
11 115 (5.30%) OO
12 109 (5.02%) MVC
13 105 (4.84%) TDD
14 100 (4.61%) SOA
15 85 (3.92%) UML
15 85 (3.92%) CRM
16 83 (3.82%) Service Management
16 83 (3.82%) Data Management
17 82 (3.78%) Unit Testing
18 79 (3.64%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 505 (23.27%) SQL
2 351 (16.18%) Java
3 239 (11.01%) JavaScript
4 210 (9.68%) C#
5 82 (3.78%) C
6 72 (3.32%) PHP
7 66 (3.04%) T-SQL
7 66 (3.04%) C++
8 58 (2.67%) PL/SQL
9 48 (2.21%) VB
10 40 (1.84%) VBA
11 31 (1.43%) VB.NET
12 30 (1.38%) Python
13 25 (1.15%) Shell Script
14 23 (1.06%) Ruby
15 19 (0.88%) XPath
15 19 (0.88%) RPG
15 19 (0.88%) XQuery
16 18 (0.83%) VB6
17 16 (0.74%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 338 (15.58%) Degree
2 85 (3.92%) ISEB
3 81 (3.73%) Security Cleared
4 61 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 36 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 29 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 28 (1.29%) HND
8 27 (1.24%) PMI Certification
9 24 (1.11%) CISSP
10 21 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 19 (0.88%) CISA
13 17 (0.78%) PhD
14 16 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (0.60%) DV Cleared
17 12 (0.55%) PMP
17 12 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (0.55%) AAT
17 12 (0.55%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (5.90%) SLA
2 91 (4.19%) QA
3 48 (2.21%) COBIT
4 32 (1.47%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.23%) COREP
7 5 (0.23%) FINREP
8 4 (0.18%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.092%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.092%) Basel II
9 2 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.092%) WCAG
9 2 (0.092%) WAI
10 1 (0.046%) COSO
10 1 (0.046%) JSP 440
System Software
1 69 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.18%) GPFS
5 3 (0.14%) Xen
5 3 (0.14%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.092%) XenApp
6 2 (0.092%) vSphere
7 1 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.046%) Varnish
7 1 (0.046%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.046%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.046%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.046%) Nmap
7 1 (0.046%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.046%) RACF
Systems Management
1 28 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 17 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.60%) Nagios
4 10 (0.46%) SCCM
5 7 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
5 7 (0.32%) Netcool
6 5 (0.23%) Puppet
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle EDQ
7 4 (0.18%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.18%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.18%) Opsview
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.092%) OpenView
9 2 (0.092%) nmon
9 2 (0.092%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.046%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.046%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.046%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.046%) Nessus
Vendors
1 306 (14.10%) Oracle
2 284 (13.09%) Microsoft
3 154 (7.10%) SAP
4 94 (4.33%) IBM
5 87 (4.01%) VMware
6 62 (2.86%) JBoss
7 51 (2.35%) Google
8 36 (1.66%) Cognos
8 36 (1.66%) Cisco
8 36 (1.66%) Twitter
9 32 (1.47%) Citrix
9 32 (1.47%) Business Objects
10 27 (1.24%) HP
11 22 (1.01%) Sage
12 19 (0.88%) Juniper
12 19 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (0.83%) Teradata
14 14 (0.65%) CheckPoint
14 14 (0.65%) Tableau
15 13 (0.60%) Unisys
Chard, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80 - £100 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 25 days, car, pension, insurance
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Par, Cornwall
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 5% Bonus and other benefits
Posted: Yesterday