The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 26458 23854 27441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 22.48% 21.91% 23.27%
As % of the General category 51.01% 49.72% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21133 18907 23086
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51866 47977 52863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.08% 44.07% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40309 37795 44570
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Finance
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance within the UK.

Finance Salary Trend in the UK

Finance
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 within the UK.

Finance Salary Histogram in the UK

Finance
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
England +1 24631 £52,500 +5.00% 3248
London 0 13971 £57,500 - 1747
City of London 0 4340 £57,500 - 820
South East -2 3899 £49,000 +4.25% 466
North West +1 1450 £42,500 +3.65% 233
East of England +3 1307 £48,000 +6.66% 163
Yorkshire -2 1126 £40,000 - 171
South West -3 1108 £44,500 +11.25% 219
Surrey +1 1074 £50,000 - 106
Berkshire +1 1059 £50,000 +5.26% 130
Scotland 0 1039 £46,000 -1.07% 160
West Midlands -2 1017 £45,000 +5.88% 116
West Yorkshire -2 821 £41,500 +3.75% 116
Manchester +3 796 £40,000 - 122
East Midlands +1 630 £42,500 - 107
Hertfordshire +2 606 £51,000 +15.90% 48
Leeds -2 547 £40,500 +6.57% 70
Hampshire -2 518 £47,500 +5.55% 44
Birmingham 0 492 £50,000 +11.11% 57
Edinburgh 0 484 £45,000 - 76
Cheshire -1 464 £42,500 -1.73% 61
Reading -3 415 £55,000 +10.00% 45
Glasgow +2 406 £47,500 - 58
Buckinghamshire -1 392 £45,000 +4.65% 71
Bristol 0 301 £40,000 - 88
West Sussex +2 271 £49,750 +10.55% 26
Cambridgeshire 0 254 £45,000 - 49
Wiltshire -1 253 £47,500 +17.28% 44
Essex -2 249 £47,500 +2.15% 36
Wales +4 246 £37,250 +6.42% 44

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 12397 (23.32%) SQL
2 9391 (17.66%) Banking
3 9100 (17.12%) Degree
4 7915 (14.89%) SQL Server
5 7657 (14.40%) Java
6 7653 (14.39%) Project Management
7 7567 (14.23%) Microsoft
8 7437 (13.99%) Oracle
9 7365 (13.85%) .NET
10 7291 (13.71%) C#
11 6665 (12.54%) Windows
12 5205 (9.79%) MS Excel
13 4832 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
14 4393 (8.26%) HTML
15 4387 (8.25%) Retail
16 4333 (8.15%) JavaScript
17 4289 (8.07%) Linux
18 4176 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
19 4101 (7.71%) ITIL
20 4014 (7.55%) UNIX
21 3835 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
22 3786 (7.12%) Telecoms
23 3769 (7.09%) OO
24 3687 (6.94%) PRINCE2
25 3607 (6.78%) Computer Science
26 3459 (6.51%) ASP.NET
27 3434 (6.46%) Scrum
28 3292 (6.19%) Business Analysis
29 3195 (6.01%) XML
30 3183 (5.99%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1744 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1085 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 1010 (1.90%) IIS
4 1006 (1.89%) SAS
5 968 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 838 (1.58%) Tomcat
7 749 (1.41%) Apache
8 700 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 594 (1.12%) CMS
10 500 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
11 319 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
12 313 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
13 291 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 276 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
15 274 (0.52%) Node.js
16 262 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
17 248 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
18 243 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
19 239 (0.45%) Lync
20 200 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5205 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 2652 (4.99%) MS Office
3 1104 (2.08%) MS Project
4 899 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 618 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 266 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 234 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 230 (0.43%) SPSS
9 133 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 37 (0.070%) PowerPivot
11 36 (0.068%) InfoPath
12 34 (0.064%) RoboHelp
13 31 (0.058%) CPLEX
14 27 (0.051%) Adobe After Effects
15 25 (0.047%) InDesign
16 23 (0.043%) S-PLUS
16 23 (0.043%) FrameMaker
17 18 (0.034%) Stata
18 17 (0.032%) Fireworks
19 14 (0.026%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1170 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
2 905 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 685 (1.29%) SAP FI
4 667 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 654 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
6 642 (1.21%) SAP CO
7 634 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
8 586 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
9 563 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
10 477 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
11 423 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
12 378 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
13 355 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 339 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
15 328 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
16 288 (0.54%) HFM
17 246 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
17 246 (0.46%) SAP BPC
18 233 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
19 230 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 547 (1.03%) SaaS
2 235 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 175 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 170 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 115 (0.22%) Office 365
6 75 (0.14%) GitHub
7 69 (0.13%) PaaS
8 67 (0.13%) IaaS
9 60 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 43 (0.081%) Force.com
11 36 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
12 20 (0.038%) Heroku
13 19 (0.036%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.028%) Amazon ELB
15 13 (0.024%) Google Apps
16 11 (0.021%) Taleo
17 7 (0.013%) OpenShift
17 7 (0.013%) Google Compute Engine
18 6 (0.011%) MailChimp
19 5 (0.009%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 1550 (2.92%) Firewall
2 1254 (2.36%) Internet
3 1153 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1036 (1.95%) SAN
5 999 (1.88%) DNS
6 936 (1.76%) LAN
7 901 (1.69%) WAN
8 563 (1.06%) HTTP
9 552 (1.04%) DHCP
10 493 (0.93%) VPN
11 370 (0.70%) SSL
12 361 (0.68%) Intranet
13 356 (0.67%) Network Security
14 338 (0.64%) VoIP
15 321 (0.60%) LDAP
16 310 (0.58%) BGP
17 274 (0.52%) Wireless
18 257 (0.48%) OSPF
19 238 (0.45%) FTP
20 225 (0.42%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7915 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 2211 (4.16%) Data Warehouse
3 2080 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 1971 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1935 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1786 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 1562 (2.94%) Oracle Database
8 1116 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 973 (1.83%) MySQL
10 972 (1.83%) RDBMS
11 921 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 883 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
13 881 (1.66%) Big Data
14 740 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 656 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
16 499 (0.94%) DB2
17 496 (0.93%) QlikView
18 494 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
19 493 (0.93%) Hadoop
20 489 (0.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1234 (2.32%) Visual Studio
2 1018 (1.91%) Subversion
3 950 (1.79%) Selenium
4 897 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 759 (1.43%) Git (software)
6 723 (1.36%) JIRA
7 703 (1.32%) JUnit
8 576 (1.08%) Maven
9 553 (1.04%) Eclipse
10 531 (1.00%) Jenkins
11 512 (0.96%) NUnit
12 439 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
13 343 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
14 332 (0.62%) Cucumber
15 306 (0.58%) WebDriver
16 300 (0.56%) Hudson
17 287 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
18 277 (0.52%) Ant
19 269 (0.51%) Moq
20 228 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 9391 (17.66%) Banking
2 4387 (8.25%) Retail
3 3786 (7.12%) Telecoms
4 2779 (5.23%) Marketing
5 2561 (4.82%) Investment Banking
6 2040 (3.84%) Financial Institution
7 1839 (3.46%) Front Office
8 1649 (3.10%) Legal
9 1315 (2.47%) Back Office
10 1216 (2.29%) Manufacturing
11 1109 (2.09%) Advertising
12 834 (1.57%) Law
13 612 (1.15%) Billing
14 601 (1.13%) Games
15 586 (1.10%) Retail Banking
16 532 (1.00%) Publishing
17 413 (0.78%) General Ledger
18 347 (0.65%) Electronics
19 304 (0.57%) French Language
20 278 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12549 (23.60%) Developer
2 11441 (21.52%) Analyst
3 4699 (8.84%) Consultant
4 4331 (8.15%) Project Manager
5 4173 (7.85%) Business Analyst
6 2785 (5.24%) Architect
7 2498 (4.70%) Java Developer
8 2279 (4.29%) C# Developer
9 2014 (3.79%) .NET Developer
10 1961 (3.69%) Senior Developer
11 1861 (3.50%) Support Analyst
12 1314 (2.47%) Applications Support
13 1234 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
14 1214 (2.28%) Senior Manager
15 1204 (2.26%) Software Developer
16 1183 (2.23%) Junior
17 1164 (2.19%) C# .NET Developer
18 1040 (1.96%) Administrator
19 1005 (1.89%) DBA
20 974 (1.83%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7365 (13.85%) .NET
2 4393 (8.26%) HTML
3 3459 (6.51%) ASP.NET
4 3195 (6.01%) XML
5 3183 (5.99%) CSS
6 2338 (4.40%) Web Services
7 2023 (3.81%) jQuery
8 1723 (3.24%) WCF
9 1638 (3.08%) HTML5
10 1567 (2.95%) Spring
11 1493 (2.81%) .NET Framework
12 1486 (2.80%) J2EE
13 1475 (2.77%) WPF
14 1395 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1121 (2.11%) Middleware
16 921 (1.73%) Ajax
17 838 (1.58%) Hibernate
18 819 (1.54%) CSS3
19 766 (1.44%) WinForms
20 759 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3607 (6.78%) Computer Science
2 1922 (3.62%) Management Information System
3 1856 (3.49%) Mathematics
4 1388 (2.61%) Derivative
5 1341 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1340 (2.52%) Hedge funds
7 1173 (2.21%) Equities
8 1086 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 947 (1.78%) Fixed Income
10 739 (1.39%) Open Source
11 675 (1.27%) Mobile App
12 660 (1.24%) Credit Risk
13 633 (1.19%) Statistics
14 614 (1.15%) Blackberry
15 557 (1.05%) Clustering
16 537 (1.01%) Client/Server
17 520 (0.98%) Replication
18 483 (0.91%) PMI
19 461 (0.87%) Physics
20 458 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6665 (12.54%) Windows
2 4289 (8.07%) Linux
3 4014 (7.55%) UNIX
4 1499 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1024 (1.93%) Windows 7
6 971 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 896 (1.69%) Solaris
8 743 (1.40%) Android
9 693 (1.30%) Apple iOS
10 649 (1.22%) Windows XP
11 561 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 555 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 392 (0.74%) AIX
14 226 (0.43%) Windows 8
15 159 (0.30%) CentOS
16 107 (0.20%) HPUX
17 95 (0.18%) Windows 2000
17 95 (0.18%) Ubuntu
18 85 (0.16%) Windows Vista
19 79 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7653 (14.39%) Project Management
2 4832 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 4176 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 4101 (7.71%) ITIL
5 3835 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
6 3769 (7.09%) OO
7 3687 (6.94%) PRINCE2
8 3434 (6.46%) Scrum
9 3292 (6.19%) Business Analysis
10 2835 (5.33%) TDD
11 2804 (5.27%) Risk Management
12 2693 (5.07%) Software Engineering
13 2587 (4.87%) MVC
14 2475 (4.66%) Change Management
15 2417 (4.55%) Analytics
16 2187 (4.11%) CRM
17 2017 (3.79%) Service Delivery
18 2015 (3.79%) E-Commerce
19 1796 (3.38%) Multithreading
20 1712 (3.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12397 (23.32%) SQL
2 7657 (14.40%) Java
3 7291 (13.71%) C#
4 4333 (8.15%) JavaScript
5 2983 (5.61%) C++
6 1880 (3.54%) T-SQL
7 1784 (3.36%) Python
8 1440 (2.71%) C
9 1438 (2.70%) Perl
10 1348 (2.54%) PL/SQL
11 1067 (2.01%) VBA
12 969 (1.82%) VB
13 964 (1.81%) PHP
14 890 (1.67%) PowerShell
15 789 (1.48%) Shell Script
16 768 (1.44%) VB.NET
17 575 (1.08%) Ruby
18 498 (0.94%) Bash Shell
19 402 (0.76%) VBScript
20 288 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 9100 (17.12%) Degree
2 1668 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 1524 (2.87%) ISEB
4 1069 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 1061 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 894 (1.68%) PMI Certification
7 801 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
8 653 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 634 (1.19%) CISSP
10 626 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 540 (1.02%) PMP
12 508 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 506 (0.95%) ISTQB
14 491 (0.92%) ACCA
15 477 (0.90%) CIMA
16 443 (0.83%) CISA
17 437 (0.82%) MCSE
18 409 (0.77%) CCNA
19 395 (0.74%) CCNP
20 361 (0.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2907 (5.47%) QA
2 1227 (2.31%) SLA
3 506 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 386 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 268 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 264 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 264 (0.50%) COBIT
7 252 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 144 (0.27%) Solvency II
9 120 (0.23%) EMIR
10 115 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
11 97 (0.18%) Basel III
12 78 (0.15%) COREP
12 78 (0.15%) Basel II
13 60 (0.11%) CRD IV
14 53 (0.100%) MiFID
15 45 (0.085%) TickIT
16 38 (0.071%) ISO 8583
17 37 (0.070%) FATCA
18 34 (0.064%) P3O
System Software
1 2497 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 1357 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 327 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 321 (0.60%) XenApp
5 320 (0.60%) vSphere
6 292 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
7 266 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 179 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
9 160 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 121 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 121 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 108 (0.20%) XenServer
12 55 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
13 54 (0.10%) KVM
14 51 (0.096%) Xen
15 48 (0.090%) ISA Server
16 47 (0.088%) NFS
17 45 (0.085%) vCloud
18 41 (0.077%) MetaFrame
19 33 (0.062%) UAG
Systems Management
1 620 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 531 (1.00%) SCCM
3 272 (0.51%) Puppet
4 252 (0.47%) SCOM
5 250 (0.47%) Data Guard
6 223 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
7 201 (0.38%) Nagios
8 162 (0.30%) Tivoli
9 131 (0.25%) OpenView
10 124 (0.23%) NetBackup
11 100 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
12 96 (0.18%) WSUS
13 85 (0.16%) HP NNM
14 78 (0.15%) Backup Exec
15 71 (0.13%) Control-M
16 67 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 60 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
18 55 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 53 (0.100%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
20 45 (0.085%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7567 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 7437 (13.99%) Oracle
3 3081 (5.80%) SAP
4 2080 (3.91%) VMware
5 1647 (3.10%) Cisco
6 1404 (2.64%) HP
7 1350 (2.54%) Citrix
8 1168 (2.20%) IBM
9 759 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 738 (1.39%) Business Objects
11 702 (1.32%) Cognos
12 687 (1.29%) Sybase
13 617 (1.16%) JBoss
14 611 (1.15%) Google
15 566 (1.06%) Hyperion
16 523 (0.98%) Fujitsu
17 516 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
18 513 (0.96%) Bloomberg
19 505 (0.95%) Juniper
20 426 (0.80%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Health Care
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
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Salary: From £39,000 to £45,000 per annum + OTE
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City, London
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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Egham, Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
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London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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City, London
Harrington Starr
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago