The first 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 16 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 938 826 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.92% 16.22% 15.73%
As % of the General category 48.23% 49.11% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 757 653 650
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1945 1682 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.23% 33.03% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1277 1341
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
Finance
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 488 £47,500 +5.55% 48
Solihull +1 117 £37,500 +2.04% 2
Warwickshire 0 98 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Coventry +13 51 £47,500 +26.66% 10
Staffordshire -6 50 £40,000 +11.11% 11
Shropshire +16 23 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Worcestershire -1 21 £25,000 -28.57% 4
Walsall +13 17 £37,500 -22.68%
Herefordshire -2 7 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Wolverhampton -13 6 £35,250 -6.00%
West Bromwich +5 5 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Sutton Coldfield +5 4 £56,250 +73.07% 1
Dudley -1 3 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 386 (21.46%) SQL
2 302 (16.79%) Microsoft
3 274 (15.23%) Oracle
4 265 (14.73%) Degree
5 260 (14.45%) Banking
6 245 (13.62%) SQL Server
7 242 (13.45%) Project Management
8 234 (13.01%) Windows
9 225 (12.51%) Retail
10 219 (12.17%) .NET
11 214 (11.90%) C#
12 197 (10.95%) UNIX
13 196 (10.89%) ITIL
14 180 (10.01%) Business Analysis
15 179 (9.95%) MS Excel
16 141 (7.84%) PRINCE2
17 134 (7.45%) MS Office
17 134 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
18 131 (7.28%) Security Cleared
19 130 (7.23%) Telecoms
20 125 (6.95%) Java
21 124 (6.89%) Linux
22 121 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
23 115 (6.39%) User Acceptance Testing
24 114 (6.34%) Change Management
25 112 (6.23%) ASP.NET
26 107 (5.95%) SAP
27 106 (5.89%) HTML
27 106 (5.89%) Agile Software Development
28 105 (5.84%) CRM

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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
1 105 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.56%) IIS
3 26 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 23 (1.28%) Apache
5 22 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 22 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 20 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 20 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (0.67%) Umbraco
11 11 (0.61%) SAS
12 6 (0.33%) Node.js
13 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.28%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.22%) Documentum
14 4 (0.22%) CMS
14 4 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 179 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 134 (7.45%) MS Office
3 61 (3.39%) MS Project
4 49 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.94%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.17%) PrintSoft PReS
8 3 (0.17%) SPSS
9 1 (0.056%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.056%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.056%) Windchill
9 1 (0.056%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 81 (4.50%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 32 (1.78%) Oracle Financials
4 31 (1.72%) SAP FI
5 30 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 24 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 23 (1.28%) SAP CO
7 23 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 22 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
8 22 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
9 21 (1.17%) Hyperion Planning
9 21 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
9 21 (1.17%) HFM
10 16 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
11 15 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
11 15 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
12 12 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
13 10 (0.56%) Google Analytics
14 9 (0.50%) Maximo
15 8 (0.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (0.39%) SaaS
3 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (4.50%) Firewall
2 41 (2.28%) SAN
3 35 (1.95%) DNS
4 29 (1.61%) Internet
5 28 (1.56%) WAN
5 28 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 22 (1.22%) LAN
7 16 (0.89%) Intranet
8 15 (0.83%) Broadband
8 15 (0.83%) LDAP
9 14 (0.78%) DHCP
10 10 (0.56%) HTTP
11 8 (0.44%) VPN
11 8 (0.44%) VoIP
12 7 (0.39%) Network Security
13 6 (0.33%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.28%) Wireless
15 4 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
16 3 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
16 3 (0.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 102 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 101 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 74 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 66 (3.67%) Oracle Database
6 59 (3.28%) Essbase
7 57 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 51 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 47 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 44 (2.45%) Relational Database
11 42 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 41 (2.28%) Oracle Exadata
13 40 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
14 39 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
15 26 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
16 22 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
16 22 (1.22%) Oracle Discoverer
16 22 (1.22%) OLAP
17 20 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (1.56%) Visual Studio
3 16 (0.89%) Toad
4 12 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (0.39%) LoadRunner
7 6 (0.33%) Selenium
7 6 (0.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.22%) NUnit
8 4 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (0.17%) NeoLoad
9 3 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
9 3 (0.17%) Hudson
9 3 (0.17%) LSMW
9 3 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.17%) ProC
9 3 (0.17%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.17%) MSI
10 2 (0.11%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.11%) TestDirector
General
1 260 (14.45%) Banking
2 225 (12.51%) Retail
3 130 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 92 (5.11%) Marketing
5 74 (4.11%) Financial Institution
6 66 (3.67%) Investment Banking
7 57 (3.17%) Manufacturing
8 49 (2.72%) Legal
9 42 (2.33%) Back Office
10 36 (2.00%) Billing
11 19 (1.06%) Law
11 19 (1.06%) Advertising
12 16 (0.89%) Publishing
13 15 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
14 14 (0.78%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.61%) Games
16 10 (0.56%) Front Office
17 9 (0.50%) Japanese Language
17 9 (0.50%) French Language
18 8 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 463 (25.74%) Analyst
2 279 (15.51%) Developer
3 245 (13.62%) Business Analyst
4 169 (9.39%) Consultant
5 157 (8.73%) Project Manager
6 84 (4.67%) Applications Support
7 65 (3.61%) Administrator
8 60 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
8 60 (3.34%) Support Analyst
9 56 (3.11%) DBA
10 53 (2.95%) C# Developer
11 50 (2.78%) .NET Developer
12 49 (2.72%) Financial Business Analyst
13 47 (2.61%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 46 (2.56%) SQL Developer
15 44 (2.45%) Architect
16 42 (2.33%) Test Manager
17 41 (2.28%) Service Manager
18 39 (2.17%) Senior Developer
19 37 (2.06%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (12.17%) .NET
2 112 (6.23%) ASP.NET
3 106 (5.89%) HTML
4 90 (5.00%) Web Services
5 83 (4.61%) CSS
6 80 (4.45%) XML
7 59 (3.28%) WCF
8 51 (2.83%) jQuery
9 42 (2.33%) .NET Framework
10 38 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (2.11%) HTML5
11 23 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 22 (1.22%) WinForms
12 22 (1.22%) LINQ
13 20 (1.11%) Middleware
14 19 (1.06%) Ajax
14 19 (1.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 17 (0.94%) Spring
15 17 (0.94%) WPF
15 17 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 74 (4.11%) Computer Science
2 72 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 66 (3.67%) Smartcard
4 40 (2.22%) Economics
5 32 (1.78%) Biometrics
6 30 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 28 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 26 (1.45%) Social Media
9 24 (1.33%) Oracle Exalytics
10 23 (1.28%) Symmetrix DMX
11 20 (1.11%) Blackberry
11 20 (1.11%) PKI
12 19 (1.06%) EPoS
13 18 (1.00%) Credit Risk
14 17 (0.94%) Digital Media
14 17 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
15 16 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
15 16 (0.89%) Statistics
16 14 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 234 (13.01%) Windows
2 197 (10.95%) UNIX
3 124 (6.89%) Linux
4 74 (4.11%) Solaris
5 67 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (1.56%) Windows XP
7 28 (1.56%) AIX
8 27 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (1.50%) SUSE
9 22 (1.22%) Windows Vista
9 22 (1.22%) Android
9 22 (1.22%) Windows 7
10 21 (1.17%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.61%) Windows Phone
11 11 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
11 11 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (0.61%) Windows 2000
12 9 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (13.45%) Project Management
2 196 (10.89%) ITIL
3 180 (10.01%) Business Analysis
4 141 (7.84%) PRINCE2
5 134 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
6 121 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 115 (6.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 114 (6.34%) Change Management
9 106 (5.89%) Agile Software Development
10 105 (5.84%) CRM
11 77 (4.28%) ERP
12 74 (4.11%) Service Delivery
13 72 (4.00%) Time Management
14 68 (3.78%) Data Analysis
15 66 (3.67%) Cyber Security
16 63 (3.50%) MVC
16 63 (3.50%) Test Scripting
17 62 (3.45%) Project Planning
18 61 (3.39%) Risk Management
18 61 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 386 (21.46%) SQL
2 214 (11.90%) C#
3 125 (6.95%) Java
4 78 (4.34%) PL/SQL
5 76 (4.22%) JavaScript
5 76 (4.22%) Shell Script
6 72 (4.00%) C++
7 67 (3.72%) C
8 59 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 59 (3.28%) VB.NET
9 56 (3.11%) Perl
10 34 (1.89%) VB
11 24 (1.33%) Objective-C
12 20 (1.11%) Delphi
13 19 (1.06%) Korn
14 17 (0.94%) Python
15 16 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.67%) PHP
16 12 (0.67%) XQuery
17 11 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 265 (14.73%) Degree
2 131 (7.28%) Security Cleared
3 79 (4.39%) ISEB
4 70 (3.89%) SC Cleared
5 32 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 31 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
7 25 (1.39%) CISSP
8 24 (1.33%) CISM
9 20 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (0.83%) CBAP
11 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.72%) ISTQB
12 13 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (0.72%) PMI Certification
13 11 (0.61%) CCNA
13 11 (0.61%) ACCA
14 10 (0.56%) CIMA
15 9 (0.50%) APMP
15 9 (0.50%) PMP
16 6 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.56%) QA
2 34 (1.89%) ISO 9001
3 28 (1.56%) TickIT
4 26 (1.45%) SLA
5 16 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.61%) Basel II
7 9 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.50%) COBIT
8 6 (0.33%) IAS 39
9 5 (0.28%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.11%) P3O
12 1 (0.056%) FATCA
12 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.056%) GAAP
System Software
1 75 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 43 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
4 30 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
5 25 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 25 (1.39%) Veritas File System
5 25 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 14 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (0.67%) XenApp
7 12 (0.67%) vSphere
8 10 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.44%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.28%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.11%) XenServer
11 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.056%) Squid
Systems Management
1 29 (1.61%) WSUS
2 21 (1.17%) SCCM
2 21 (1.17%) SCOM
3 16 (0.89%) Control-M
4 15 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
7 10 (0.56%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.33%) CA SiteMinder
9 4 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (0.22%) MobiControl
10 3 (0.17%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.11%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
12 1 (0.056%) SCSM
12 1 (0.056%) YUM
12 1 (0.056%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 302 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 274 (15.23%) Oracle
3 107 (5.95%) SAP
4 97 (5.39%) Fujitsu
5 65 (3.61%) Hyperion
6 64 (3.56%) VMware
7 43 (2.39%) HP
8 39 (2.17%) Sun
9 38 (2.11%) Cisco
10 30 (1.67%) Red Hat
11 29 (1.61%) Veritas
11 29 (1.61%) EMC
12 27 (1.50%) Citrix
13 24 (1.33%) Pegasus
14 23 (1.28%) IBM
14 23 (1.28%) Cyber-Ark
15 21 (1.17%) Business Objects
16 19 (1.06%) Informatica
16 19 (1.06%) JBoss
17 15 (0.83%) Google
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car All + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Exec Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Droitwich, Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £75 - 85k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago