The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 15 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 7 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.22% 21.33% 20.55%
As % of the General category 26.92% 55.17% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 6
Average salary £31,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.51% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Hertfordshire

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

General Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
26 58 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 26.80% 38.67% 34.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 22
Average salary £41,000 £39,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.12% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Finance
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Finance Salary Trend in Stevenage

Finance
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 9 (52.94%) C#
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
1 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
1 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) Scrum
1 9 (52.94%) KnockoutJS
1 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Project
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Change Control
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Release Management
2 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Time Management
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) MCSD
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow Management
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Project
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
1 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Software Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) IT Business Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Agile .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Business IT Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
1 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
1 9 (52.94%) KnockoutJS
1 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Scrum
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Release Management
2 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Time Management
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Change Control
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow Management
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCSD
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification