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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank - 7 1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 0 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 20.00% 43.59%
As % of the General category - 77.78% 70.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 14
Average salary - £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
4 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 28.57% 25.71% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 17
Average salary £68,750 £57,500 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £46,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 2 September 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 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) DSDM
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (16.67%) SugarCRM
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (16.67%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Coordinator
2 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development Director
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) DSDM
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Confirmit