The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 13 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 92 75 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.79% 10.82% 8.89%
As % of the General category 47.18% 39.47% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 87 66 51
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,540 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
195 190 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.35% 27.42% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 167 149 112
Average salary £41,250 £36,500 £35,079
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.01% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Staffordshire region.

Finance Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Finance
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Stoke-on-Trent +25 28 £45,000 +16.88% 5
Tamworth - 21 £40,000 - 3
Lichfield +7 20 £41,000 +82.22%
Cannock +14 1 £63,500 +92.42%
Burton-upon-Trent +8 1 £45,000 -16.66%
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 67 (35.83%) SQL Server
2 65 (34.76%) SQL
3 61 (32.62%) .NET
4 51 (27.27%) C#
5 43 (22.99%) Project Management
6 37 (19.79%) E-Commerce
7 36 (19.25%) ASP.NET
8 30 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (15.51%) T-SQL
10 25 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (12.83%) WCF
12 23 (12.30%) MVC
13 21 (11.23%) .NET Framework
14 20 (10.70%) Software Testing
14 20 (10.70%) PRINCE2
14 20 (10.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (10.70%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (10.16%) HTML
16 17 (9.09%) Microsoft
17 16 (8.56%) VB.NET
17 16 (8.56%) Windows
18 15 (8.02%) Visual Studio
18 15 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 14 (7.49%) Scrum
19 14 (7.49%) Business Analysis
19 14 (7.49%) XML
19 14 (7.49%) VB
19 14 (7.49%) JavaScript
19 14 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC
20 13 (6.95%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.14%) IIS
3 2 (1.07%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.07%) ColdFusion
3 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.53%) JBoss
4 1 (0.53%) Apache
4 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.07%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.14%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.53%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.28%) SAN
2 3 (1.60%) Wireless
2 3 (1.60%) Internet
2 3 (1.60%) WAN
2 3 (1.60%) LAN
2 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.07%) NAS
4 1 (0.53%) Firewall
4 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (35.83%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (5.35%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.21%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.14%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.14%) Big Data
10 3 (1.60%) OLTP
11 2 (1.07%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.07%) MS Access
11 2 (1.07%) MySQL
11 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.53%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (8.02%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.88%) NUnit
3 10 (5.35%) MSTest
3 10 (5.35%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (5.35%) Moq
4 9 (4.81%) ReSharper
5 5 (2.67%) JIRA
6 3 (1.60%) Selenium
6 3 (1.60%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.07%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.07%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.53%) Subversion
8 1 (0.53%) Maven
General
1 12 (6.42%) Marketing
2 11 (5.88%) Retail
3 8 (4.28%) Games
4 7 (3.74%) Banking
5 5 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.14%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (28.34%) Developer
2 35 (18.72%) Analyst
3 28 (14.97%) .NET Developer
4 23 (12.30%) Project Manager
5 20 (10.70%) Business Analyst
6 14 (7.49%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.42%) DBA
8 11 (5.88%) Applications Support
9 10 (5.35%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (5.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (4.28%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.74%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (3.74%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (3.74%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.21%) Tester
12 6 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (2.67%) Senior Business Analyst
13 5 (2.67%) Senior Developer
13 5 (2.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (32.62%) .NET
2 36 (19.25%) ASP.NET
3 24 (12.83%) WCF
4 21 (11.23%) .NET Framework
5 19 (10.16%) HTML
6 14 (7.49%) XML
6 14 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (6.95%) CSS
8 12 (6.42%) jQuery
8 12 (6.42%) Web Services
9 11 (5.88%) Entity Framework
9 11 (5.88%) SOAP
10 10 (5.35%) LINQ
10 10 (5.35%) Spring.NET
10 10 (5.35%) Unity DI Container
10 10 (5.35%) Castle Windsor
10 10 (5.35%) Ninject
11 9 (4.81%) ADO.NET
12 6 (3.21%) WinForms
13 4 (2.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.70%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.35%) Social Network
2 10 (5.35%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.14%) Clustering
5 4 (2.14%) Replication
6 3 (1.60%) Grid Computing
6 3 (1.60%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.07%) Blog
7 2 (1.07%) Statistics
7 2 (1.07%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.07%) Social Media
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.53%) Open Source
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.56%) Windows
2 5 (2.67%) Linux
3 4 (2.14%) Android
3 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.07%) UNIX
4 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.99%) Project Management
2 37 (19.79%) E-Commerce
3 30 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (12.30%) MVC
6 20 (10.70%) Software Testing
6 20 (10.70%) PRINCE2
7 14 (7.49%) Scrum
7 14 (7.49%) Business Analysis
8 13 (6.95%) CRM
9 12 (6.42%) TDD
9 12 (6.42%) SOA
9 12 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.35%) Logistics
10 10 (5.35%) ERP
10 10 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.35%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (5.35%) Test Scripting
10 10 (5.35%) Kanban
10 10 (5.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (34.76%) SQL
2 51 (27.27%) C#
3 29 (15.51%) T-SQL
4 16 (8.56%) VB.NET
5 14 (7.49%) VB
5 14 (7.49%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.21%) VB6
6 6 (3.21%) Java
7 4 (2.14%) R
8 3 (1.60%) F#
8 3 (1.60%) Scala
8 3 (1.60%) PHP
8 3 (1.60%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.60%) Haskell
8 3 (1.60%) Erlang
9 2 (1.07%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.07%) VBA
10 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.53%) Python
10 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (4.81%) Degree
2 5 (2.67%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 5 (2.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 5 (2.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (2.14%) ISEB
3 4 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.53%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
2 7 (3.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 17 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.88%) VMware
3 10 (5.35%) Facebook
3 10 (5.35%) Twitter
4 9 (4.81%) SAP
5 8 (4.28%) Business Objects
5 8 (4.28%) Citrix
6 7 (3.74%) Cisco
7 5 (2.67%) Pegasus
7 5 (2.67%) Sage
8 4 (2.14%) Symbian
9 3 (1.60%) Northgate
10 2 (1.07%) Brocade
10 2 (1.07%) Oracle
10 2 (1.07%) Hitachi
10 2 (1.07%) EMC
10 2 (1.07%) Adobe
11 1 (0.53%) Oneserve
11 1 (0.53%) RedPrairie
11 1 (0.53%) JDA
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leek
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 11 days ago
Tamworth
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Progression/ Training Opportunities
Posted: 15 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Comp Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Growth
Posted: 23 days ago