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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1247 1180 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.71% 19.92% 17.70%
As % of the General category 52.95% 48.66% 47.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 958 869
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,212 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2355 2425 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.22% 40.94% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1876 1953 1806
Average salary £41,500 £39,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.73% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +1 370 £40,000 +6.66% 61
Gloucestershire +5 339 £40,500 -4.70% 21
Wiltshire 0 259 £46,000 +2.22% 37
Dorset -10 105 £55,000 +52.77% 16
Somerset -9 74 £37,000 -8.07% 11
Devon +31 47 £40,223 +4.47% 8
Cornwall - 10 £35,000 - 3
Avon - 1 £34,500 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 535 (23.26%) SQL
2 477 (20.74%) Banking
3 385 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
4 333 (14.48%) SQL Server
5 329 (14.30%) Degree
6 318 (13.83%) Microsoft
7 317 (13.78%) Project Management
8 315 (13.70%) Oracle
9 286 (12.43%) Telecoms
10 282 (12.26%) .NET
11 277 (12.04%) Windows
12 269 (11.70%) Java
13 255 (11.09%) JavaScript
14 252 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 244 (10.61%) HTML
16 232 (10.09%) C#
17 228 (9.91%) XML
18 216 (9.39%) PRINCE2
19 214 (9.30%) ITIL
19 214 (9.30%) CSS
20 205 (8.91%) MS Excel
21 190 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
22 188 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
23 169 (7.35%) MVC
24 168 (7.30%) Scrum
25 166 (7.22%) ASP.NET
26 154 (6.70%) Retail
27 145 (6.30%) Business Analysis
28 142 (6.17%) Spring
29 141 (6.13%) Security Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 76 (3.30%) IIS
2 61 (2.65%) WebSphere
3 52 (2.26%) JBoss
4 51 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 44 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 37 (1.61%) MS Exchange
7 36 (1.57%) SAS
8 35 (1.52%) Tomcat
9 28 (1.22%) Apache
10 27 (1.17%) WordPress
11 21 (0.91%) NServiceBus
12 20 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
12 20 (0.87%) Joomla!
13 14 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (0.57%) Alfresco
14 13 (0.57%) Lync
15 10 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (0.43%) PowerExchange
16 9 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 205 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 138 (6.00%) MS Office
3 79 (3.43%) MS Project
4 40 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.22%) NASTRAN
8 5 (0.22%) SPSS
9 4 (0.17%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.087%) Simulink
10 2 (0.087%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.043%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 54 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 41 (1.78%) Oracle Financials
3 40 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 23 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
6 21 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
7 17 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
8 16 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 15 (0.65%) SAP CO
9 15 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
9 15 (0.65%) SAP FI
10 13 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
12 10 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
12 10 (0.43%) SAP Business One
12 10 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
13 9 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
14 8 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
15 7 (0.30%) Changepoint
15 7 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.22%) SaaS
2 7 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.17%) Office 365
4 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.087%) Force.com
5 2 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.043%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.043%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.13%) Firewall
2 52 (2.26%) Internet
3 49 (2.13%) DNS
4 47 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 42 (1.83%) LAN
6 41 (1.78%) DHCP
7 36 (1.57%) WAN
8 25 (1.09%) VPN
9 22 (0.96%) FTP
9 22 (0.96%) Network Security
10 20 (0.87%) SAN
11 16 (0.70%) SSL
11 16 (0.70%) SMTP
12 15 (0.65%) LDAP
12 15 (0.65%) MPLS
12 15 (0.65%) Wireless
13 14 (0.61%) Unified Communications
14 13 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (0.48%) NAS
16 10 (0.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 137 (5.96%) Relational Database
3 95 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 90 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
5 76 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (2.87%) RDBMS
7 61 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 48 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
9 46 (2.00%) MySQL
10 38 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 34 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
12 28 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (1.13%) Oracle Database
14 23 (1.00%) MongoDB
15 21 (0.91%) Essbase
16 19 (0.83%) MS Access
17 18 (0.78%) DB2
18 17 (0.74%) Base SAS
19 15 (0.65%) Big Data
19 15 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 74 (3.22%) JUnit
2 66 (2.87%) Eclipse
3 53 (2.30%) Selenium
4 51 (2.22%) Maven
5 41 (1.78%) Ant
6 39 (1.70%) NUnit
7 36 (1.57%) Subversion
7 36 (1.57%) Git (software)
8 35 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 35 (1.52%) Visual Studio
9 33 (1.43%) Eclipse RCP
10 30 (1.30%) Jenkins
11 25 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
12 22 (0.96%) SpecFlow
13 17 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
13 17 (0.74%) WebDriver
14 14 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 13 (0.57%) Apache Ivy
16 11 (0.48%) WATIR
17 10 (0.43%) MSTest
General
1 477 (20.74%) Banking
2 286 (12.43%) Telecoms
3 154 (6.70%) Retail
4 74 (3.22%) Manufacturing
5 72 (3.13%) Marketing
6 67 (2.91%) Legal
7 62 (2.70%) Financial Institution
8 57 (2.48%) French Language
9 38 (1.65%) General Ledger
9 38 (1.65%) Electronics
10 35 (1.52%) Back Office
11 34 (1.48%) Aerospace
12 33 (1.43%) Advertising
13 28 (1.22%) Retail Banking
14 19 (0.83%) Games
15 18 (0.78%) Investment Banking
16 15 (0.65%) Military
17 14 (0.61%) Billing
17 14 (0.61%) Local Government
18 13 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 528 (22.96%) Analyst
2 443 (19.26%) Developer
3 242 (10.52%) Project Manager
4 201 (8.74%) Business Analyst
5 197 (8.57%) Architect
6 133 (5.78%) Consultant
7 113 (4.91%) Support Analyst
8 110 (4.78%) Java Developer
9 106 (4.61%) .NET Developer
10 76 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
11 73 (3.17%) Applications Support
12 70 (3.04%) Senior Developer
13 67 (2.91%) Software Engineer
14 60 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
15 57 (2.48%) C# Developer
16 56 (2.43%) Programme Manager
17 53 (2.30%) Test Analyst
18 51 (2.22%) Web Developer
19 49 (2.13%) Junior
20 47 (2.04%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (12.26%) .NET
2 244 (10.61%) HTML
3 228 (9.91%) XML
4 214 (9.30%) CSS
5 166 (7.22%) ASP.NET
6 142 (6.17%) Spring
7 114 (4.96%) jQuery
8 107 (4.65%) Web Services
9 94 (4.09%) HTML5
10 82 (3.57%) J2EE
11 81 (3.52%) Hibernate
12 62 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 59 (2.57%) AngularJS
14 57 (2.48%) JSP
15 54 (2.35%) .NET Framework
16 46 (2.00%) CSS3
17 43 (1.87%) GWT
17 43 (1.87%) WCF
18 38 (1.65%) Ajax
19 35 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 190 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (5.35%) Computer Science
3 77 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 68 (2.96%) Client/Server
5 43 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (1.52%) N-Tier
7 32 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 30 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
9 27 (1.17%) DTV
10 25 (1.09%) Mobile App
11 24 (1.04%) SWIFT
12 23 (1.00%) PMI
13 20 (0.87%) Open Source
13 20 (0.87%) Data Integration
14 16 (0.70%) FlexPod
14 16 (0.70%) Blackberry
15 15 (0.65%) Visualisation
15 15 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
16 14 (0.61%) RIA
17 13 (0.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 277 (12.04%) Windows
2 98 (4.26%) UNIX
3 96 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 87 (3.78%) Linux
5 69 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (1.39%) Android
8 31 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 30 (1.30%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.43%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.35%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.30%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.30%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.26%) Debian
15 6 (0.26%) CentOS
16 3 (0.13%) Fedora
16 3 (0.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (13.78%) Project Management
3 252 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 216 (9.39%) PRINCE2
5 214 (9.30%) ITIL
6 188 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
7 169 (7.35%) MVC
8 168 (7.30%) Scrum
9 145 (6.30%) Business Analysis
10 131 (5.70%) Line Management
11 115 (5.00%) TDD
12 111 (4.83%) Service Delivery
12 111 (4.83%) Mentoring
13 103 (4.48%) People Management
13 103 (4.48%) Change Management
14 99 (4.30%) Risk Management
15 97 (4.22%) ERP
16 91 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 85 (3.70%) Software Engineering
18 84 (3.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 535 (23.26%) SQL
2 269 (11.70%) Java
3 255 (11.09%) JavaScript
4 232 (10.09%) C#
5 83 (3.61%) T-SQL
6 71 (3.09%) PL/SQL
7 66 (2.87%) VBA
8 53 (2.30%) PHP
9 47 (2.04%) C
10 46 (2.00%) C++
11 39 (1.70%) VB.NET
12 28 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 27 (1.17%) PowerShell
14 26 (1.13%) Perl
15 21 (0.91%) Python
15 21 (0.91%) Bash Shell
16 20 (0.87%) VB
17 14 (0.61%) XQuery
18 13 (0.57%) Pascal
18 13 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 329 (14.30%) Degree
2 141 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 110 (4.78%) ISEB
4 106 (4.61%) SC Cleared
5 55 (2.39%) PMP
6 54 (2.35%) PMI Certification
7 48 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (1.78%) ISTQB
9 36 (1.57%) APMP
10 35 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 32 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 28 (1.22%) CCNA
13 24 (1.04%) MCSE
14 22 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
15 20 (0.87%) MCSA
15 20 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 15 (0.65%) AAT
17 13 (0.57%) DV Cleared
18 12 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (5.22%) SLA
2 100 (4.35%) QA
3 17 (0.74%) COBIT
4 10 (0.43%) Solvency II
5 9 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.17%) Basel II
9 4 (0.17%) COREP
9 4 (0.17%) FINREP
10 2 (0.087%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.043%) WAI
11 1 (0.043%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.043%) P3O
11 1 (0.043%) EMIR
System Software
1 81 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.91%) XenApp
4 18 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 12 (0.52%) Firmware
7 9 (0.39%) NFS
8 7 (0.30%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.17%) vSphere
11 2 (0.087%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.043%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.043%) RACF
Systems Management
1 17 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 15 (0.65%) SCCM
3 13 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.35%) WSUS
5 7 (0.30%) Oracle EDQ
6 6 (0.26%) SCOM
6 6 (0.26%) Netcool
6 6 (0.26%) Nagios
6 6 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.17%) Hyperic
8 4 (0.17%) Puppet
8 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.13%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.087%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.087%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.087%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.043%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.043%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.043%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 318 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 315 (13.70%) Oracle
3 113 (4.91%) VMware
4 103 (4.48%) SAP
5 99 (4.30%) Cisco
6 98 (4.26%) IBM
7 50 (2.17%) Citrix
8 44 (1.91%) Business Objects
9 37 (1.61%) Juniper
10 30 (1.30%) ION Trading
11 29 (1.26%) Twitter
12 28 (1.22%) F5
12 28 (1.22%) CheckPoint
13 25 (1.09%) Remedy
13 25 (1.09%) Google
13 25 (1.09%) Hyperion
13 25 (1.09%) Cognos
14 20 (0.87%) HP
14 20 (0.87%) Teradata
15 18 (0.78%) Dell
Bristol, Somerset
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Flex Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Car & benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Luminous Energy
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27500 per annum + Training & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + £9000 OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago