The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank - 3 1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 0 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 50.00% 50.00%
As % of the General category - 69.23% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 4
Average salary - £46,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.54%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
Finance
South East

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

General Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
0 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 72.22% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 25 5
Average salary - £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.23%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Finance
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Finance Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 14 (87.50%) Oracle
1 14 (87.50%) Telecoms
1 14 (87.50%) Retail
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (25.00%) Hyperion
6 4 (25.00%) CRM
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (18.75%) EAM
8 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (12.50%) SOA
8 2 (12.50%) Toad
8 2 (12.50%) XML
8 2 (12.50%) Solaris
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (12.50%) Essbase

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 2 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (12.50%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (6.25%) HFM
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (12.50%) Essbase
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 14 (87.50%) Telecoms
1 14 (87.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Consultant
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Procurement Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Sales Executive
3 2 (12.50%) Hyperion Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Solaris
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) EAM
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Hyperion