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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 10 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1053 1040 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.27% 20.03% 16.92%
As % of the General category 47.07% 47.32% 44.97%
Number of salaries quoted 824 844 835
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £57,500 £60,000
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
2237 2198 2148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.70% 42.33% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1701 1749 1840
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
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 20 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 20 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 +1 273 £40,000 - 88
Wiltshire -1 250 £47,500 +11.76% 31
Gloucestershire -2 174 £40,000 +14.28% 31
Dorset +1 136 £45,000 - 15
Somerset -8 121 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Devon -6 37 £37,500 +27.11% 16
Cornwall +12 12 £40,000 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 492 (22.87%) SQL
2 341 (15.85%) Project Management
3 337 (15.67%) Java
4 330 (15.34%) Banking
5 329 (15.30%) Degree
6 327 (15.20%) SQL Server
7 294 (13.67%) Oracle
8 287 (13.34%) .NET
9 285 (13.25%) Microsoft
10 276 (12.83%) Telecoms
11 253 (11.76%) JavaScript
12 249 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 243 (11.30%) HTML
14 236 (10.97%) MS Excel
15 231 (10.74%) Windows
16 227 (10.55%) XML
17 203 (9.44%) CSS
18 202 (9.39%) C#
19 188 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
20 183 (8.51%) Relational Database
21 181 (8.41%) Spring
21 181 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
22 178 (8.28%) Scrum
23 170 (7.90%) ITIL
24 157 (7.30%) PRINCE2
25 156 (7.25%) Computer Science
26 153 (7.11%) ASP.NET
27 152 (7.07%) SAP
28 149 (6.93%) Business Analysis
29 136 (6.32%) Retail

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 77 (3.58%) WebSphere
2 56 (2.60%) WebLogic
3 47 (2.19%) SAS
4 44 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 43 (2.00%) IIS
6 31 (1.44%) Apache ServiceMix
7 27 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 25 (1.16%) WordPress
9 23 (1.07%) MS Exchange
10 22 (1.02%) Apache
11 18 (0.84%) CMS
12 16 (0.74%) NServiceBus
13 15 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
16 9 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
17 8 (0.37%) Lync
18 7 (0.33%) Node.js
19 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 236 (10.97%) MS Excel
2 124 (5.76%) MS Office
3 62 (2.88%) MS Project
4 31 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.07%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.74%) SPSS
8 6 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.23%) FastStats
10 1 (0.046%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.046%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.046%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 44 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 43 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 39 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 28 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 28 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
5 25 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
6 19 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
6 19 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
7 18 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
8 17 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
9 16 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
9 16 (0.74%) Oracle iProcurement
10 14 (0.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 13 (0.60%) SAP MDM
12 12 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
12 12 (0.56%) Sage 200
13 11 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
14 10 (0.46%) Google Analytics
14 10 (0.46%) SAP CO
14 10 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 20 (0.93%) 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
5 4 (0.19%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.093%) Force.com
7 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.046%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.51%) Firewall
2 52 (2.42%) Internet
3 39 (1.81%) LAN
4 23 (1.07%) FTP
5 21 (0.98%) SMTP
6 19 (0.88%) WAN
7 17 (0.79%) SAN
8 16 (0.74%) Unified Communications
9 15 (0.70%) Network Security
10 13 (0.60%) MPLS
11 12 (0.56%) VoIP
11 12 (0.56%) VLAN
11 12 (0.56%) Wireless
12 11 (0.51%) Intranet
12 11 (0.51%) TCP/IP
13 9 (0.42%) SMS
13 9 (0.42%) 4G
14 8 (0.37%) LDAP
14 8 (0.37%) OSPF
14 8 (0.37%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 183 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 111 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 88 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 80 (3.72%) RDBMS
6 77 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
7 57 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 52 (2.42%) MySQL
9 48 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 37 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 35 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
12 28 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
14 23 (1.07%) DB2
15 20 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
17 17 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
18 13 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
19 12 (0.56%) MongoDB
19 12 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 106 (4.93%) JUnit
2 73 (3.39%) Eclipse
3 50 (2.32%) Eclipse RCP
4 41 (1.91%) Ant
5 37 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 33 (1.53%) Maven
7 30 (1.39%) Visual Studio
8 26 (1.21%) Selenium
9 24 (1.12%) Jenkins
10 23 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
12 20 (0.93%) Toad
13 18 (0.84%) LoadRunner
14 17 (0.79%) NUnit
14 17 (0.79%) SpecFlow
15 16 (0.74%) Subversion
16 14 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
17 13 (0.60%) WebDriver
18 12 (0.56%) WATIR
19 10 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
General
1 330 (15.34%) Banking
2 276 (12.83%) Telecoms
3 136 (6.32%) Retail
4 115 (5.35%) Marketing
5 75 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 58 (2.70%) Electronics
6 58 (2.70%) French Language
7 51 (2.37%) Legal
8 47 (2.19%) Financial Institution
9 31 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 28 (1.30%) Games
11 25 (1.16%) Advertising
11 25 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (0.98%) Back Office
12 21 (0.98%) Billing
13 20 (0.93%) Automotive
13 20 (0.93%) Retail Banking
14 17 (0.79%) Aerospace
15 16 (0.74%) General Ledger
16 15 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 531 (24.69%) Analyst
2 486 (22.59%) Developer
3 223 (10.37%) Architect
4 221 (10.27%) Project Manager
5 212 (9.86%) Business Analyst
6 163 (7.58%) Consultant
7 118 (5.49%) Java Developer
8 103 (4.79%) Support Analyst
9 95 (4.42%) .NET Developer
10 87 (4.04%) Applications Support
11 83 (3.86%) Senior Developer
11 83 (3.86%) Senior Analyst
12 65 (3.02%) Junior
13 61 (2.84%) Web Developer
14 58 (2.70%) C# Developer
15 54 (2.51%) Applications Support Analyst
16 52 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
17 51 (2.37%) Technical Architect
18 49 (2.28%) Test Analyst
18 49 (2.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (13.34%) .NET
2 243 (11.30%) HTML
3 227 (10.55%) XML
4 203 (9.44%) CSS
5 181 (8.41%) Spring
6 153 (7.11%) ASP.NET
7 99 (4.60%) Web Services
8 90 (4.18%) HTML5
9 88 (4.09%) jQuery
10 81 (3.77%) J2EE
11 68 (3.16%) GWT
12 58 (2.70%) Hibernate
13 43 (2.00%) .NET Framework
13 43 (2.00%) CSS3
14 42 (1.95%) JMS
15 41 (1.91%) JSP
15 41 (1.91%) Servlets
15 41 (1.91%) OSGi
15 41 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
16 36 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 156 (7.25%) Computer Science
2 93 (4.32%) Management Information System
3 68 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
4 58 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 48 (2.23%) Client/Server
6 46 (2.14%) N-Tier
7 44 (2.05%) DTV
8 42 (1.95%) SWIFT
9 36 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 33 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
11 31 (1.44%) Data Integration
12 29 (1.35%) PMI
13 26 (1.21%) Open Source
14 22 (1.02%) Derivative
15 21 (0.98%) Credit Risk
16 19 (0.88%) Mainframe
17 17 (0.79%) Digital Media
18 16 (0.74%) Reference Data
18 16 (0.74%) AS400
19 15 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 231 (10.74%) Windows
2 110 (5.11%) UNIX
3 99 (4.60%) Linux
4 71 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 46 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (1.77%) Windows 7
8 36 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (1.53%) Android
10 17 (0.79%) Windows XP
11 16 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.74%) Solaris
12 13 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.56%) CentOS
14 10 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
14 10 (0.46%) AIX
15 7 (0.33%) Debian
15 7 (0.33%) Fedora
16 6 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (15.85%) Project Management
2 249 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 188 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
5 178 (8.28%) Scrum
6 170 (7.90%) ITIL
7 157 (7.30%) PRINCE2
8 149 (6.93%) Business Analysis
9 126 (5.86%) Software Engineering
10 124 (5.76%) Service Delivery
11 119 (5.53%) MVC
12 115 (5.35%) OO
13 106 (4.93%) TDD
14 97 (4.51%) SOA
15 90 (4.18%) Risk Management
16 86 (4.00%) UML
17 80 (3.72%) Unit Testing
18 78 (3.63%) CRM
19 73 (3.39%) E-Commerce
19 73 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 492 (22.87%) SQL
2 337 (15.67%) Java
3 253 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 202 (9.39%) C#
5 87 (4.04%) C
6 74 (3.44%) PHP
7 67 (3.11%) C++
8 59 (2.74%) PL/SQL
9 57 (2.65%) T-SQL
10 44 (2.05%) VB
11 35 (1.63%) VBA
12 34 (1.58%) VB.NET
13 28 (1.30%) Python
13 28 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 21 (0.98%) XQuery
14 21 (0.98%) Ruby
14 21 (0.98%) XPath
15 16 (0.74%) Objective-C
15 16 (0.74%) VB6
15 16 (0.74%) RPG
Qualifications
1 329 (15.30%) Degree
2 82 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 78 (3.63%) ISEB
4 62 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 30 (1.39%) PMI Certification
6 28 (1.30%) HND
6 28 (1.30%) APMP
7 27 (1.26%) ISTQB
8 23 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 19 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 19 (0.88%) CISSP
9 19 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.79%) PhD
11 16 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (0.60%) PMP
14 13 (0.60%) CISA
14 13 (0.60%) AAT
14 13 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (5.81%) SLA
2 90 (4.18%) QA
3 48 (2.23%) COBIT
4 26 (1.21%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.33%) COREP
7 7 (0.33%) FINREP
7 7 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.14%) WAI
10 2 (0.093%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.093%) WCAG
10 2 (0.093%) Basel II
10 2 (0.093%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.046%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.046%) COSO
System Software
1 71 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.19%) GPFS
5 3 (0.14%) Xen
5 3 (0.14%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.093%) XenApp
6 2 (0.093%) vSphere
6 2 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.046%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.046%) Varnish
7 1 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.046%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.046%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.046%) Nmap
7 1 (0.046%) RACF
7 1 (0.046%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 18 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.46%) Nagios
4 8 (0.37%) SCCM
5 7 (0.33%) Netcool
5 7 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (0.23%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle EDQ
7 4 (0.19%) Opsview
7 4 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.14%) Check_MK
9 2 (0.093%) Puppet
9 2 (0.093%) nmon
9 2 (0.093%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.046%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.046%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.046%) Nessus
10 1 (0.046%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 294 (13.67%) Oracle
2 285 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 152 (7.07%) SAP
4 95 (4.42%) IBM
5 89 (4.14%) VMware
6 60 (2.79%) JBoss
7 50 (2.32%) Google
8 41 (1.91%) Cisco
9 34 (1.58%) Twitter
10 32 (1.49%) Cognos
11 29 (1.35%) Citrix
12 28 (1.30%) Business Objects
13 23 (1.07%) HP
13 23 (1.07%) Sage
14 20 (0.93%) Juniper
15 19 (0.88%) Teradata
16 16 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (0.70%) CheckPoint
18 14 (0.65%) Red Hat
18 14 (0.65%) Unisys
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: £18000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £54000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 to £18000 per annum - commission OTE yr 1 £35-50K
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 28days hol
Posted: 14 hours ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Everything Everywhere
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £550 - £625 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits & On Call Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Berwick Partners
Salary: £120,000 per annum 12M FTC
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday