The 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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 25118 26824 22743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 23.30% 22.47% 20.96%
As % of the General category 52.37% 50.87% 48.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20566 21525 18108
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47967 52733 46485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.50% 44.18% 42.84%
Number of salaries quoted 37825 41247 36928
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 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +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 3 June 2015 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 3 June 2015. 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 0 23176 £52,500 - 3576
London +1 13000 £60,000 +4.34% 1838
South East +3 3810 £50,000 - 545
City of London 0 3515 £57,500 - 775
Yorkshire +1 1272 £41,500 -2.35% 212
East of England -3 1245 £47,500 - 155
North West +2 1229 £42,500 +6.25% 282
Scotland +1 1071 £45,000 -5.26% 227
South West 0 984 £41,500 -7.77% 206
Berkshire +4 916 £55,000 +4.76% 138
Surrey +1 903 £50,000 - 118
West Midlands -6 801 £47,000 +4.44% 170
West Yorkshire -1 766 £42,500 - 142
East Midlands +8 712 £45,000 +12.50% 103
Hampshire +2 629 £45,000 -1.09% 85
Manchester -2 562 £42,500 +6.25% 159
Edinburgh 0 537 £45,000 -5.26% 134
Leeds 0 494 £42,500 +3.65% 91
Cheshire +4 469 £42,500 - 71
Hertfordshire -5 440 £50,000 +11.11% 51
Glasgow +2 434 £47,000 -1.05% 63
Buckinghamshire 0 423 £47,500 +11.76% 49
Reading +3 418 £55,000 +4.76% 59
Essex +2 377 £50,000 -0.99% 34
Birmingham -3 341 £50,000 - 59
Wales +4 313 £39,300 -1.75% 32
Bristol -5 313 £42,500 +6.25% 84
South Wales +4 301 £40,000 - 24
North Yorkshire +3 290 £42,000 -4.54% 34
Gloucestershire +10 289 £40,000 - 32

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 11831 (24.09%) SQL
2 10622 (21.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9160 (18.65%) Banking
4 7873 (16.03%) Degree
5 7235 (14.73%) SQL Server
6 7175 (14.61%) Microsoft
7 7064 (14.39%) Java
8 7055 (14.37%) Oracle
9 6918 (14.09%) Project Management
10 6482 (13.20%) Windows
11 6318 (12.87%) .NET
12 6270 (12.77%) C#
13 5532 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
14 4673 (9.52%) JavaScript
15 4642 (9.45%) MS Excel
16 4476 (9.12%) Linux
17 4348 (8.85%) HTML
18 4073 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
19 4067 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
20 4027 (8.20%) Retail
21 3951 (8.05%) ITIL
22 3666 (7.47%) UNIX
23 3598 (7.33%) Scrum
24 3400 (6.92%) Telecoms
25 3385 (6.89%) SDLC
26 3315 (6.75%) PRINCE2
27 3084 (6.28%) CSS
28 3018 (6.15%) SAP
29 2998 (6.11%) QA
30 2978 (6.06%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 1425 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 931 (1.90%) IIS
3 924 (1.88%) WebSphere
4 885 (1.80%) MS Exchange
5 866 (1.76%) SAS
6 729 (1.48%) Apache
7 718 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 508 (1.03%) CMS
9 493 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 467 (0.95%) JBoss
11 367 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
12 352 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
13 273 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
14 263 (0.54%) Node.js
15 246 (0.50%) Lync
16 243 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 229 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
18 193 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
19 190 (0.39%) Drupal
20 174 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4642 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 2354 (4.79%) MS Office
3 823 (1.68%) MS Project
4 799 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 623 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 218 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 171 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 141 (0.29%) SPSS
9 131 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
10 117 (0.24%) PowerPivot
11 52 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 41 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 28 (0.057%) InDesign
14 24 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
15 23 (0.047%) Fireworks
16 21 (0.043%) Mingle
17 19 (0.039%) FrameMaker
17 19 (0.039%) CPLEX
18 17 (0.035%) RoboHelp
19 15 (0.031%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1174 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1022 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 763 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
4 701 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 628 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
6 627 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
7 572 (1.16%) SAP FI
8 540 (1.10%) SAP CO
9 534 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
10 490 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
11 446 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 403 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
13 317 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
14 253 (0.52%) SAP MM
15 252 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
16 224 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
17 198 (0.40%) SAP SD
18 182 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
19 175 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
20 174 (0.35%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 625 (1.27%) SaaS
2 511 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 423 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 267 (0.54%) Office 365
5 231 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 131 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 123 (0.25%) PaaS
8 93 (0.19%) IaaS
9 91 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 88 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
11 78 (0.16%) GitHub
12 68 (0.14%) Force.com
13 27 (0.055%) Adobe Analytics
13 27 (0.055%) Taleo
14 24 (0.049%) Google Cloud Platform
15 22 (0.045%) Amazon S3
16 20 (0.041%) FinancialForce.com
16 20 (0.041%) Yammer
17 18 (0.037%) Boomi
18 16 (0.033%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1531 (3.12%) Firewall
2 1023 (2.08%) WAN
3 990 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 941 (1.92%) LAN
5 933 (1.90%) Internet
6 914 (1.86%) SAN
7 883 (1.80%) DNS
8 571 (1.16%) VPN
9 547 (1.11%) Network Security
10 529 (1.08%) DHCP
11 485 (0.99%) Wireless
12 456 (0.93%) VoIP
13 451 (0.92%) HTTP
14 337 (0.69%) SSL
15 310 (0.63%) BGP
16 292 (0.59%) NAS
17 275 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
18 274 (0.56%) Intranet
19 262 (0.53%) MPLS
20 256 (0.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7235 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 2237 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1746 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1710 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1560 (3.18%) Relational Database
6 1460 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 1415 (2.88%) Oracle Database
8 1018 (2.07%) MySQL
9 1013 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1009 (2.05%) Big Data
11 835 (1.70%) RDBMS
12 791 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 706 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 671 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
15 648 (1.32%) NoSQL
16 641 (1.31%) Hadoop
17 555 (1.13%) DB2
18 541 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
19 494 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
20 448 (0.91%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 963 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 937 (1.91%) Selenium
3 898 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 867 (1.77%) JIRA
5 824 (1.68%) Visual Studio
6 786 (1.60%) Subversion
7 639 (1.30%) NUnit
8 600 (1.22%) Jenkins
9 550 (1.12%) Maven
10 443 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
11 440 (0.90%) JUnit
12 366 (0.75%) Eclipse
13 350 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
14 324 (0.66%) Moq
15 322 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
16 318 (0.65%) WebDriver
17 309 (0.63%) Cucumber
18 304 (0.62%) MSTest
19 254 (0.52%) TeamCity
20 236 (0.48%) Ant
General
1 9160 (18.65%) Banking
2 4027 (8.20%) Retail
3 3400 (6.92%) Telecoms
4 2421 (4.93%) Marketing
5 1910 (3.89%) Financial Institution
6 1813 (3.69%) Investment Banking
7 1690 (3.44%) Legal
8 1539 (3.13%) Front Office
9 1440 (2.93%) Manufacturing
10 1158 (2.36%) Back Office
11 753 (1.53%) Law
12 730 (1.49%) Advertising
13 618 (1.26%) Retail Banking
14 581 (1.18%) Games
15 475 (0.97%) General Ledger
16 452 (0.92%) Electronics
17 381 (0.78%) Billing
18 297 (0.60%) Publishing
19 278 (0.57%) Automotive
20 268 (0.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11141 (22.69%) Developer
2 10687 (21.76%) Analyst
3 4097 (8.34%) Business Analyst
4 4047 (8.24%) Consultant
5 4020 (8.19%) Project Manager
6 2854 (5.81%) Architect
7 1948 (3.97%) .NET Developer
8 1835 (3.74%) Java Developer
9 1811 (3.69%) C# Developer
10 1773 (3.61%) Senior Developer
11 1725 (3.51%) Support Analyst
12 1257 (2.56%) Applications Support
13 1118 (2.28%) Senior Analyst
14 1103 (2.25%) Test Analyst
15 1077 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
16 1017 (2.07%) Administrator
17 984 (2.00%) C# .NET Developer
18 964 (1.96%) Junior
19 954 (1.94%) Senior Manager
20 906 (1.85%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6318 (12.87%) .NET
2 4348 (8.85%) HTML
3 3084 (6.28%) CSS
4 2808 (5.72%) ASP.NET
5 2702 (5.50%) XML
6 2433 (4.95%) Web Services
7 1911 (3.89%) jQuery
8 1634 (3.33%) HTML5
9 1519 (3.09%) Spring
10 1494 (3.04%) WCF
11 1368 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1235 (2.52%) .NET Framework
13 1176 (2.39%) Middleware
14 1028 (2.09%) AngularJS
15 1013 (2.06%) WPF
16 983 (2.00%) J2EE
17 768 (1.56%) Hibernate
18 731 (1.49%) SOAP
18 731 (1.49%) REST
19 727 (1.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5532 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2946 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 1921 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 1397 (2.85%) Data Centre
5 1171 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 1129 (2.30%) Derivative
6 1129 (2.30%) Hedge funds
7 1124 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 1063 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 950 (1.93%) User Experience
10 864 (1.76%) Equities
11 702 (1.43%) Fixed Income
12 659 (1.34%) Mobile App
13 623 (1.27%) Data Structures
14 605 (1.23%) Data Integration
15 555 (1.13%) Algorithms
16 540 (1.10%) Statistics
17 527 (1.07%) Clustering
18 520 (1.06%) Client/Server
19 514 (1.05%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6482 (13.20%) Windows
2 4476 (9.12%) Linux
3 3666 (7.47%) UNIX
4 1171 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 883 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 706 (1.44%) Solaris
7 702 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 687 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 608 (1.24%) Android
10 591 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 550 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 367 (0.75%) Windows XP
13 286 (0.58%) Windows 8
14 241 (0.49%) AIX
15 147 (0.30%) CentOS
16 130 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 111 (0.23%) Mac OS X
18 80 (0.16%) Debian
19 71 (0.14%) Windows Vista
20 66 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10622 (21.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6918 (14.09%) Project Management
3 4073 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
4 4067 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 3951 (8.05%) ITIL
6 3598 (7.33%) Scrum
7 3385 (6.89%) SDLC
8 3315 (6.75%) PRINCE2
9 2978 (6.06%) Business Analysis
10 2720 (5.54%) TDD
11 2700 (5.50%) OO
12 2679 (5.46%) MVC
13 2501 (5.09%) Analytics
14 2348 (4.78%) Change Management
15 2138 (4.35%) Risk Management
16 2127 (4.33%) Software Engineering
17 2033 (4.14%) CRM
18 1971 (4.01%) Mentoring
19 1945 (3.96%) Service Delivery
20 1811 (3.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11831 (24.09%) SQL
2 7064 (14.39%) Java
3 6270 (12.77%) C#
4 4673 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2327 (4.74%) C++
6 1862 (3.79%) Python
7 1814 (3.69%) T-SQL
8 1470 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 1145 (2.33%) PHP
10 1137 (2.32%) C
11 1122 (2.28%) Perl
12 800 (1.63%) VBA
13 755 (1.54%) Shell Script
14 707 (1.44%) PowerShell
15 699 (1.42%) VB
16 695 (1.42%) VB.NET
17 550 (1.12%) Bash Shell
18 505 (1.03%) Ruby
19 294 (0.60%) Scala
20 284 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 7873 (16.03%) Degree
2 1410 (2.87%) ISEB
3 1017 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 924 (1.88%) PMI Certification
5 876 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
6 868 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 731 (1.49%) CISSP
8 725 (1.48%) ISTQB
9 644 (1.31%) PMP
10 638 (1.30%) SC Cleared
11 529 (1.08%) MCSE
12 511 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
13 490 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 482 (0.98%) CCNP
15 473 (0.96%) CCNA
16 395 (0.80%) CISM
17 378 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 363 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 358 (0.73%) CIMA
19 358 (0.73%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2998 (6.11%) QA
2 1246 (2.54%) SLA
3 663 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 439 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 285 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 284 (0.58%) COBIT
7 246 (0.50%) Data Quality
8 186 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 166 (0.34%) EMIR
10 148 (0.30%) Solvency II
11 106 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
12 104 (0.21%) MiFID
13 75 (0.15%) CRD IV
14 66 (0.13%) Basel II
15 64 (0.13%) FATCA
16 51 (0.10%) Basel III
17 33 (0.067%) P3O
18 27 (0.055%) PMBOK
18 27 (0.055%) COREP
19 24 (0.049%) FINREP
System Software
1 2271 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 1363 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 368 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
4 357 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 351 (0.71%) vSphere
6 289 (0.59%) XenApp
7 233 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 179 (0.36%) NFS
9 152 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 112 (0.23%) XenDesktop
11 110 (0.22%) SRDF
12 107 (0.22%) Xen
13 101 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 85 (0.17%) KVM
15 67 (0.14%) XenServer
16 56 (0.11%) Firmware
17 55 (0.11%) vCloud
18 50 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 49 (0.100%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 42 (0.086%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 468 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 454 (0.92%) Puppet
3 362 (0.74%) SCCM
4 358 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 204 (0.42%) Nagios
6 198 (0.40%) Data Guard
7 174 (0.35%) SCOM
8 153 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
9 129 (0.26%) Tivoli
10 95 (0.19%) Control-M
11 89 (0.18%) OpenView
12 78 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
13 74 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 74 (0.15%) NetBackup
13 74 (0.15%) Backup Exec
14 64 (0.13%) WSUS
15 53 (0.11%) Ansible
16 46 (0.094%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 45 (0.092%) Salt
18 42 (0.086%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7175 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 7055 (14.37%) Oracle
3 3018 (6.15%) SAP
4 2042 (4.16%) VMware
5 1957 (3.99%) Cisco
6 1321 (2.69%) IBM
7 1186 (2.42%) HP
8 1144 (2.33%) Citrix
9 814 (1.66%) Business Objects
10 754 (1.54%) Red Hat
11 626 (1.27%) Cognos
12 613 (1.25%) Sybase
13 507 (1.03%) CheckPoint
14 503 (1.02%) Juniper
15 488 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
16 473 (0.96%) Informatica
17 436 (0.89%) NetApp
18 429 (0.87%) Hyperion
19 428 (0.87%) Tableau
20 422 (0.86%) EMC
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