The first 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 18 April 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 for the Walsall region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 17 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 18.28% 10.94% 7.41%
As % of the General category 56.67% 53.85% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 2
Average salary £37,500 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.68% +21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
General Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
30 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 32.26% 20.31% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 5
Average salary £37,500 £32,100 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.82% +49.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £21,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £40,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Finance
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Walsall

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
4 5 (17.24%) Hyperion
4 5 (17.24%) HFM
4 5 (17.24%) Marketing
5 4 (13.79%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.79%) OOD
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.34%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) .NET
6 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
7 2 (6.90%) QA
7 2 (6.90%) WCF
7 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (6.90%) Banking
7 2 (6.90%) Retail

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.45%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (17.24%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Hyperion Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Programme Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Junior
8 1 (3.45%) Integration Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) WCF
2 2 (6.90%) jQuery
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.79%) Financial Modelling
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.79%) OOD
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Matrix Management
6 2 (6.90%) System Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.90%) Network Management
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) E-business
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) CISM
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Hyperion
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.45%) Informatica
4 1 (3.45%) Sage
4 1 (3.45%) Talend
4 1 (3.45%) Pega
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore