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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1071 977 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.02% 18.21% 22.60%
As % of the General category 51.37% 50.70% 54.81%
Number of salaries quoted 881 801 1038
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £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
2085 1927 2246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.03% 35.91% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1599 1546 1801
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 427 £47,500 -5.00% 67
Coventry -1 140 £49,500 +10.00% 30
Warwickshire +5 109 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Staffordshire +19 97 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Shropshire +10 55 £35,500 +54.34% 2
Solihull -1 49 £40,000 +5.26% 14
Worcestershire +9 25 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Bromwich +4 19 £47,500 +13.77%
Wolverhampton -5 19 £30,000 -20.00% 6
Walsall +1 18 £42,500 -4.49%
Herefordshire -3 1 £50,000 +29.87%
Halesowen - 1 £20,000 -
Kingswinford - 1 £40,000 - 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 432 (23.24%) SQL
2 366 (19.69%) Project Management
3 291 (15.65%) Microsoft
4 289 (15.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 266 (14.31%) SQL Server
6 258 (13.88%) PRINCE2
7 251 (13.50%) .NET
8 248 (13.34%) Agile Software Development
9 227 (12.21%) C#
10 226 (12.16%) SAP
10 226 (12.16%) MS Excel
11 209 (11.24%) Degree
12 206 (11.08%) ITIL
13 202 (10.87%) Retail
14 191 (10.27%) Manufacturing
15 179 (9.63%) Oracle
16 168 (9.04%) HTML
16 168 (9.04%) Windows
17 158 (8.50%) Banking
18 155 (8.34%) JavaScript
19 154 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
20 143 (7.69%) Java
21 138 (7.42%) XML
22 137 (7.37%) T-SQL
22 137 (7.37%) Change Management
23 131 (7.05%) CSS
24 130 (6.99%) ERP
25 128 (6.89%) SDLC
26 123 (6.62%) Business Analysis
27 112 (6.02%) UNIX

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 53 (2.85%) IIS
2 32 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 25 (1.34%) SAS
5 23 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 21 (1.13%) JBoss
7 15 (0.81%) MTS
8 12 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (0.54%) Apache
9 10 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
9 10 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.43%) Node.js
10 8 (0.43%) WordPress
10 8 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.27%) CMS
13 4 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.22%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.16%) WorkSite
Applications
1 226 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 64 (3.44%) MS Office
3 45 (2.42%) MS Project
4 17 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.54%) Open Workbench
7 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.22%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.054%) SPSS
9 1 (0.054%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.054%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 64 (3.44%) SAP FI
1 64 (3.44%) SAP FI/CO
1 64 (3.44%) SAP CO
2 40 (2.15%) SAP SD
3 37 (1.99%) SAP SCM
4 32 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 28 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 27 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
7 23 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
8 21 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
9 18 (0.97%) SAP Retail
9 18 (0.97%) SAP MM
10 16 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 15 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
11 15 (0.81%) Movex
11 15 (0.81%) SAP HR
12 14 (0.75%) SAP ERP
13 13 (0.70%) SAP LE
14 11 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 8 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (1.02%) SaaS
2 12 (0.65%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.22%) Office 365
5 3 (0.16%) GitHub
6 1 (0.054%) PaaS
6 1 (0.054%) Heroku
6 1 (0.054%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.66%) Firewall
2 55 (2.96%) TCP/IP
3 37 (1.99%) VPN
4 34 (1.83%) WAN
5 33 (1.78%) LAN
5 33 (1.78%) Internet
6 29 (1.56%) SAN
7 26 (1.40%) BGP
8 23 (1.24%) DNS
9 20 (1.08%) Multicast
10 19 (1.02%) VoIP
10 19 (1.02%) OSPF
11 12 (0.65%) SSL
11 12 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (0.54%) EIGRP
13 9 (0.48%) HTTP
13 9 (0.48%) DHCP
13 9 (0.48%) Network Security
14 8 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (0.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (14.31%) SQL Server
2 78 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 53 (2.85%) Relational Database
5 42 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (2.21%) RDBMS
7 39 (2.10%) MySQL
8 37 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 30 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
10 30 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
11 23 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (0.97%) QlikView
12 18 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 16 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
14 15 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (0.81%) OLAP
15 14 (0.75%) DB2
16 13 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 35 (1.88%) Subversion
3 34 (1.83%) Selenium
4 30 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 19 (1.02%) NUnit
5 19 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
7 11 (0.59%) InstallShield
8 10 (0.54%) ReSharper
9 9 (0.48%) HP UFT
10 8 (0.43%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.38%) LSMW
11 7 (0.38%) JIRA
12 6 (0.32%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.32%) Toad
12 6 (0.32%) MSTest
12 6 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
12 6 (0.32%) Moq
13 3 (0.16%) Robot Framework
13 3 (0.16%) SilkPerformer
General
1 202 (10.87%) Retail
2 191 (10.27%) Manufacturing
3 158 (8.50%) Banking
4 109 (5.86%) Marketing
5 102 (5.49%) Telecoms
6 53 (2.85%) Automotive
7 43 (2.31%) Publishing
8 38 (2.04%) Back Office
9 36 (1.94%) Games
9 36 (1.94%) Retail Banking
10 30 (1.61%) Legal
11 22 (1.18%) Electronics
12 21 (1.13%) Billing
13 17 (0.91%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.86%) Law
15 14 (0.75%) Advertising
16 11 (0.59%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.59%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 459 (24.69%) Analyst
2 299 (16.08%) Developer
3 245 (13.18%) Project Manager
4 198 (10.65%) Business Analyst
5 131 (7.05%) Consultant
6 65 (3.50%) Senior Developer
7 63 (3.39%) Architect
8 55 (2.96%) Support Analyst
9 54 (2.90%) .NET Developer
10 52 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
11 47 (2.53%) Service Manager
11 47 (2.53%) Senior Manager
11 47 (2.53%) Delivery Manager
12 46 (2.47%) Java Developer
12 46 (2.47%) Team Leader
13 43 (2.31%) Applications Support
14 41 (2.21%) Software Developer
14 41 (2.21%) C# Developer
15 40 (2.15%) Graduate
15 40 (2.15%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (13.50%) .NET
2 168 (9.04%) HTML
3 138 (7.42%) XML
4 131 (7.05%) CSS
5 96 (5.16%) ASP.NET
6 87 (4.68%) Web Services
7 77 (4.14%) WCF
8 65 (3.50%) jQuery
9 52 (2.80%) .NET Framework
10 41 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (2.04%) HTML5
12 31 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 29 (1.56%) WPF
14 28 (1.51%) ADO.NET
15 27 (1.45%) CSS3
16 26 (1.40%) WinForms
17 23 (1.24%) SOAP
18 19 (1.02%) Java EE
19 18 (0.97%) .NET Compact Framework
20 17 (0.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (5.76%) Computer Science
3 60 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 55 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (2.26%) FMCG
6 36 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 25 (1.34%) Clustering
8 24 (1.29%) Replication
9 23 (1.24%) Client/Server
9 23 (1.24%) Mathematics
10 22 (1.18%) PMI
11 21 (1.13%) Equities
12 18 (0.97%) N-Tier
13 16 (0.86%) DTV
14 14 (0.75%) User Experience
15 13 (0.70%) Physics
16 11 (0.59%) AS400
17 9 (0.48%) Credit Risk
18 8 (0.43%) Semantic Web
18 8 (0.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 168 (9.04%) Windows
2 112 (6.02%) UNIX
3 94 (5.06%) Linux
4 50 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (1.13%) Solaris
7 17 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 17 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.59%) Windows Vista
9 9 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (0.38%) AIX
11 6 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (19.69%) Project Management
2 289 (15.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 258 (13.88%) PRINCE2
4 248 (13.34%) Agile Software Development
5 206 (11.08%) ITIL
6 137 (7.37%) Change Management
7 130 (6.99%) ERP
8 128 (6.89%) SDLC
9 123 (6.62%) Business Analysis
10 110 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
11 103 (5.54%) Service Delivery
12 94 (5.06%) Logistics
13 83 (4.46%) CRM
13 83 (4.46%) MVC
14 82 (4.41%) E-Commerce
15 81 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
15 81 (4.36%) Mentoring
16 76 (4.09%) Line Management
16 76 (4.09%) Data Analysis
17 75 (4.03%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 432 (23.24%) SQL
2 227 (12.21%) C#
3 155 (8.34%) JavaScript
4 143 (7.69%) Java
5 137 (7.37%) T-SQL
6 66 (3.55%) PL/SQL
7 61 (3.28%) VB
8 49 (2.64%) VB6
9 46 (2.47%) VB.NET
10 40 (2.15%) C++
11 28 (1.51%) PowerShell
12 26 (1.40%) C
13 22 (1.18%) PHP
14 17 (0.91%) VBA
15 15 (0.81%) Perl
16 12 (0.65%) ABAP
17 11 (0.59%) Python
17 11 (0.59%) X++
18 10 (0.54%) R
18 10 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 209 (11.24%) Degree
2 70 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 67 (3.60%) Security Cleared
4 50 (2.69%) SC Cleared
5 45 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
6 40 (2.15%) ISEB
6 40 (2.15%) PMI Certification
7 38 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (1.51%) CCNP
9 27 (1.45%) PMP
10 24 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (1.18%) CCNA
12 21 (1.13%) ISTQB
13 20 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 15 (0.81%) MCSE
15 13 (0.70%) MCSA
16 12 (0.65%) APMP
17 9 (0.48%) Postgraduate
17 9 (0.48%) CISSP
17 9 (0.48%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (5.81%) QA
2 61 (3.28%) SLA
3 24 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.70%) P3O
6 5 (0.27%) COBIT
7 4 (0.22%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.16%) FATCA
9 2 (0.11%) Basel II
9 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.054%) MiFID
10 1 (0.054%) EMIR
10 1 (0.054%) CRD IV
System Software
1 42 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.43%) XenApp
6 6 (0.32%) vSphere
7 5 (0.27%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.11%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.11%) NFS
9 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.054%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.054%) Squid
10 1 (0.054%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.54%) Data Guard
3 7 (0.38%) SCCM
3 7 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.27%) Nagios
6 4 (0.22%) Control-M
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Flashback
7 3 (0.16%) Legato
7 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.11%) Netcool
8 2 (0.11%) WSUS
8 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.11%) logstash
9 1 (0.054%) Linux-HA
9 1 (0.054%) WMI
Vendors
1 291 (15.65%) Microsoft
2 226 (12.16%) SAP
3 179 (9.63%) Oracle
4 63 (3.39%) Cisco
5 49 (2.64%) VMware
6 29 (1.56%) Google
7 26 (1.40%) CheckPoint
8 24 (1.29%) HP
9 23 (1.24%) Citrix
10 21 (1.13%) Pegasus
11 20 (1.08%) IBM
12 18 (0.97%) Cognos
13 16 (0.86%) F5
14 15 (0.81%) Juniper
15 14 (0.75%) Twitter
16 13 (0.70%) Tableau
16 13 (0.70%) Sage
17 11 (0.59%) Dell
18 10 (0.54%) Wonderware
19 9 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60K to 85K
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35-55K
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits/bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + great bonus and bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Plus Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Plus Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k + excellent package, car, bonus etc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 370k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Volaris Exec
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + full comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday