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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 19 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 26.76% 20.93% 28.07%
As % of the General category 76.00% 75.00% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 14
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,100 £46,750
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
25 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 35.21% 27.91% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 18
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £37,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,250 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Walsall

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 15 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 12 (40.00%) Project Management
3 11 (36.67%) GAP Analysis
4 10 (33.33%) Oracle
5 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (30.00%) SDLC
6 8 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (23.33%) OOD
7 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (23.33%) Business Transformation
7 7 (23.33%) Process Architecture
8 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (20.00%) XML
8 6 (20.00%) Change Management
9 5 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (13.33%) Analytics
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
10 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
10 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
10 4 (13.33%) SQL
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (13.33%) Cognizant
10 4 (13.33%) Informatica
11 3 (10.00%) SQLPlus
11 3 (10.00%) Hyperion

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (3.33%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (10.00%) SQLPlus
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.67%) Star Schema
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
2 14 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Data Modeller
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.33%) Ember.js
4 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 12 (40.00%) Project Management
3 11 (36.67%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (30.00%) SDLC
5 7 (23.33%) Business Transformation
5 7 (23.33%) Process Architecture
5 7 (23.33%) OOD
5 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (20.00%) Change Management
7 5 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
8 4 (13.33%) Analytics
8 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.00%) Workflow
10 2 (6.67%) Migration
10 2 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) HND
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Cognizant
2 4 (13.33%) Informatica
3 3 (10.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Pega