The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 12 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 776 1014 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.71% 19.76% 17.03%
As % of the General category 41.39% 48.82% 49.22%
Number of salaries quoted 665 830 680
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
England

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

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1875 2077 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.55% 40.47% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1698 1343
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Finance
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Finance Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Finance
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Finance
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Birmingham -5 315 £50,000 - 61
Coventry -4 95 £54,000 +35.00% 11
Staffordshire +8 92 £41,500 +3.75% 15
Warwickshire -7 80 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Solihull -18 30 £52,500 +26.52% 7
Shropshire -10 28 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Walsall +2 14 £46,250 +23.33%
Worcestershire -1 13 £57,500 +94.91% 5
Wolverhampton +12 10 £47,500 +55.73% 7
West Bromwich +1 8 £56,250 +40.62%
Herefordshire -4 2 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 358 (23.13%) SQL
2 331 (21.38%) Project Management
3 243 (15.70%) PRINCE2
4 236 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 221 (14.28%) Agile Software Development
6 210 (13.57%) SQL Server
7 203 (13.11%) Microsoft
8 197 (12.73%) .NET
9 178 (11.50%) C#
9 178 (11.50%) ITIL
10 169 (10.92%) Banking
11 163 (10.53%) Retail
12 152 (9.82%) SAP
13 145 (9.37%) MS Excel
13 145 (9.37%) Degree
14 134 (8.66%) Windows
15 129 (8.33%) Oracle
16 119 (7.69%) HTML
17 115 (7.43%) Business Analysis
18 111 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
19 106 (6.85%) Manufacturing
20 104 (6.72%) ERP
21 103 (6.65%) QA
22 102 (6.59%) Telecoms
23 99 (6.40%) Service Delivery
23 99 (6.40%) Change Management
24 96 (6.20%) JavaScript
25 92 (5.94%) T-SQL
25 92 (5.94%) Marketing
26 90 (5.81%) ASP.NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 37 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.68%) IIS
2 26 (1.68%) WebSphere
3 22 (1.42%) SAS
4 21 (1.36%) MS Exchange
5 19 (1.23%) JBoss
6 16 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.45%) Apache
10 6 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.32%) Node.js
11 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.32%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.26%) WorkSite
12 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.26%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.26%) MTS
Applications
1 145 (9.37%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.84%) MS Office
3 35 (2.26%) MS Project
4 24 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.19%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 43 (2.78%) SAP FI
1 43 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
1 43 (2.78%) SAP CO
2 35 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 34 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
4 26 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
5 24 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 23 (1.49%) SAP SCM
6 23 (1.49%) SAP SD
7 14 (0.90%) SAP ERP
7 14 (0.90%) SAP MM
7 14 (0.90%) Movex
7 14 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
8 12 (0.78%) SAP Retail
8 12 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
8 12 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.71%) SAP HR
9 11 (0.71%) SAP LE
10 10 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.20%) SaaS
2 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.32%) Office 365
4 4 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.19%) Heroku
6 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.065%) GitHub
7 1 (0.065%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.04%) Firewall
2 29 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.68%) WAN
4 22 (1.42%) SAN
5 16 (1.03%) Internet
6 14 (0.90%) DNS
6 14 (0.90%) SSL
7 13 (0.84%) LAN
8 12 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (0.71%) VPN
10 10 (0.65%) MPLS
10 10 (0.65%) BGP
10 10 (0.65%) VoIP
11 7 (0.45%) Wireless
12 6 (0.39%) NAS
12 6 (0.39%) OSPF
12 6 (0.39%) HTTP
13 5 (0.32%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.32%) IPsec
13 5 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 42 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
9 24 (1.55%) RDBMS
9 24 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
10 20 (1.29%) Oracle Database
10 20 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (1.16%) MS Access
12 18 (1.16%) QlikView
13 15 (0.97%) DB2
14 13 (0.84%) Big Data
14 13 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 13 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (1.55%) Visual Studio
1 24 (1.55%) Selenium
2 19 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (0.78%) NUnit
3 12 (0.78%) Toad
4 11 (0.71%) Git (software)
5 10 (0.65%) Subversion
5 10 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (0.65%) Moq
5 10 (0.65%) MSTest
6 9 (0.58%) ReSharper
7 8 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.45%) TestDirector
9 6 (0.39%) JIRA
10 5 (0.32%) RequisitePro
11 4 (0.26%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.26%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.26%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.19%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.13%) LSMW
General
1 169 (10.92%) Banking
2 163 (10.53%) Retail
3 106 (6.85%) Manufacturing
4 102 (6.59%) Telecoms
5 92 (5.94%) Marketing
6 44 (2.84%) Legal
7 36 (2.33%) Automotive
8 33 (2.13%) Back Office
9 31 (2.00%) Billing
10 28 (1.81%) Retail Banking
11 23 (1.49%) Aerospace
12 15 (0.97%) Publishing
12 15 (0.97%) Law
13 13 (0.84%) Advertising
14 11 (0.71%) Electronics
15 10 (0.65%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.58%) Games
16 9 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 373 (24.10%) Analyst
2 240 (15.50%) Project Manager
3 198 (12.79%) Developer
4 161 (10.40%) Business Analyst
5 104 (6.72%) Consultant
6 57 (3.68%) Test Analyst
7 56 (3.62%) .NET Developer
8 43 (2.78%) Architect
9 41 (2.65%) Senior Manager
9 41 (2.65%) Administrator
10 38 (2.45%) Graduate
10 38 (2.45%) Software Developer
10 38 (2.45%) Support Analyst
11 37 (2.39%) Senior Developer
11 37 (2.39%) Team Leader
12 31 (2.00%) Agile Project Manager
12 31 (2.00%) Applications Support
13 29 (1.87%) Service Manager
14 28 (1.81%) Senior Project Manager
14 28 (1.81%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (12.73%) .NET
2 119 (7.69%) HTML
3 90 (5.81%) ASP.NET
4 81 (5.23%) XML
5 70 (4.52%) CSS
6 56 (3.62%) WCF
7 53 (3.42%) jQuery
8 47 (3.04%) Web Services
9 38 (2.45%) .NET Framework
10 23 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (1.29%) ADO.NET
12 19 (1.23%) WinForms
13 18 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (1.03%) WPF
14 16 (1.03%) Middleware
15 15 (0.97%) HTML5
15 15 (0.97%) Java EE
16 14 (0.90%) Ajax
16 14 (0.90%) SOAP
16 14 (0.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 111 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 51 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
4 50 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 25 (1.61%) Mathematics
6 22 (1.42%) PMI
7 21 (1.36%) FMCG
8 16 (1.03%) Clustering
9 15 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 12 (0.78%) Visualisation
10 12 (0.78%) Smartcard
11 11 (0.71%) Replication
12 10 (0.65%) Statistics
12 10 (0.65%) Social Network
12 10 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
12 10 (0.65%) Open Source
12 10 (0.65%) GIS
12 10 (0.65%) Mobile App
13 9 (0.58%) IVR
13 9 (0.58%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 134 (8.66%) Windows
2 82 (5.30%) UNIX
3 62 (4.01%) Linux
4 31 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.03%) Windows XP
8 11 (0.71%) AIX
9 10 (0.65%) Windows Vista
10 8 (0.52%) Android
10 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.39%) Solaris
13 4 (0.26%) CentOS
13 4 (0.26%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.065%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.065%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.065%) HPUX
14 1 (0.065%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.065%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (21.38%) Project Management
2 243 (15.70%) PRINCE2
3 236 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 221 (14.28%) Agile Software Development
5 178 (11.50%) ITIL
6 115 (7.43%) Business Analysis
7 104 (6.72%) ERP
8 99 (6.40%) Service Delivery
8 99 (6.40%) Change Management
9 86 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 85 (5.49%) Scrum
11 84 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
12 82 (5.30%) CRM
13 75 (4.84%) Mentoring
14 72 (4.65%) People Management
15 65 (4.20%) Software Testing
16 64 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
17 62 (4.01%) User Acceptance Testing
18 60 (3.88%) Risk Management
18 60 (3.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 358 (23.13%) SQL
2 178 (11.50%) C#
3 96 (6.20%) JavaScript
4 92 (5.94%) T-SQL
5 85 (5.49%) Java
6 77 (4.97%) VB
7 65 (4.20%) VB.NET
8 47 (3.04%) PL/SQL
9 46 (2.97%) VB6
10 31 (2.00%) VBA
11 24 (1.55%) C++
12 21 (1.36%) C
13 16 (1.03%) Shell Script
13 16 (1.03%) R
14 14 (0.90%) PHP
15 9 (0.58%) Perl
15 9 (0.58%) MATLAB
16 7 (0.45%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.32%) ABAP
17 5 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 145 (9.37%) Degree
2 60 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 57 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 56 (3.62%) ISEB
5 51 (3.29%) SC Cleared
6 38 (2.45%) ISTQB
7 31 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 30 (1.94%) PMI Certification
9 24 (1.55%) PMP
10 23 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 18 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (0.97%) CCNP
14 14 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 11 (0.71%) CCNA
16 10 (0.65%) CISSP
16 10 (0.65%) CISA
17 9 (0.58%) MCSE
18 5 (0.32%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
18 5 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (6.65%) QA
2 50 (3.23%) SLA
3 20 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.84%) FATCA
6 8 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.39%) TickIT
9 2 (0.13%) COBIT
9 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.065%) P3O
10 1 (0.065%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 47 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.65%) vSphere
5 7 (0.45%) XenApp
6 6 (0.39%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.065%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.065%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.52%) Control-M
3 7 (0.45%) SCCM
4 5 (0.32%) Foglight
4 5 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.19%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.065%) Nagios
7 1 (0.065%) yum
7 1 (0.065%) SCOM
Vendors
1 203 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 152 (9.82%) SAP
3 129 (8.33%) Oracle
4 56 (3.62%) Cisco
5 44 (2.84%) VMware
6 29 (1.87%) IBM
7 28 (1.81%) Citrix
8 22 (1.42%) Business Objects
9 18 (1.16%) HP
10 17 (1.10%) Tableau
11 16 (1.03%) CheckPoint
11 16 (1.03%) Pegasus
12 14 (0.90%) Sage
13 13 (0.84%) F5
14 11 (0.71%) Twitter
14 11 (0.71%) NetApp
14 11 (0.71%) Juniper
15 10 (0.65%) Google
15 10 (0.65%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.65%) Facebook
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + profit share, training
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Barclay Anderson Limited
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Jumar Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35 - £43 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £22,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago