The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Finance 16 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 19.28% 23.81% 2.70%
As % of the General category 72.73% 65.22% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 1
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
West Midlands

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

General Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
22 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 26.51% 36.51% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 9
Average salary £44,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.54% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £38,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Finance
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Finance Salary Trend in Walsall

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 12 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) Marketing
3 5 (15.63%) HFM
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (15.63%) Hyperion
3 5 (15.63%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) Matrix Management
4 4 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
4 4 (12.50%) CRM
4 4 (12.50%) OOD
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 3 (9.38%) QA
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.38%) Banking
5 3 (9.38%) Retail
5 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (9.38%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.25%) Dependency Management
6 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (6.25%) CSS
6 2 (6.25%) HTML
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) Sonic ESB
1 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) HFM
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.75%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Billing
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (15.63%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Hyperion Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Security Officer
7 2 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) UAT Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) Matrix Management
4 4 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
4 4 (12.50%) CRM
4 4 (12.50%) OOD
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (9.38%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.25%) Dependency Management
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.25%) CISMP
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Hyperion
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Sitecore