The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the West Bromwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 9 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 14.06% 28.79% 2.56%
As % of the General category 45.00% 86.36% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £56,250 £34,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.23% +24.54%
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 West Bromwich region.

General Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 31.25% 33.33% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 18
Average salary £55,000 £29,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.87% -25.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,955 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

Finance
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

Finance Salary Trend in West Bromwich

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 12 (75.00%) Project Management
2 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) Line Management
3 7 (43.75%) Information Security
3 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) CCNP
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (25.00%) MPLS
5 4 (25.00%) BGP
5 4 (25.00%) MCSE
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (25.00%) VoIP
5 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (25.00%) MIS ActiveH
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security Governance
6 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Resource Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MIS ActiveH
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) MPLS
1 4 (25.00%) BGP
1 4 (25.00%) VoIP
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Head of IT
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Architecture Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 12 (75.00%) Project Management
2 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (50.00%) Line Management
3 7 (43.75%) Information Security
3 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security Governance
5 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
5 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (18.75%) APMP
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) P3O
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco