The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 17 24 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 4.76% 5.15% 25.00%
As % of the General category 33.33% 41.67% 70.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 12
Average salary £36,500 £32,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.17% +0.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Somerset

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

General Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
6 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 14.29% 12.37% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 14
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Finance
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Finance Salary Trend in Taunton

Finance
Salary Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Taunton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Process Management
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) French Language
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) Sage 1000
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Sage 1000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) MI Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee
2 1 (16.67%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Insight Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Motorola
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus
2 1 (16.67%) Sage