The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 17.39% 7.84% 16.67%
As % of the General category 80.00% 25.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £72,000 £60,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
London

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

General Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
5 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 21.74% 31.37% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 2
Average salary £59,000 £52,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.38% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

Finance
Salary Trend in Westminster

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

Finance Salary Trend in Westminster

Finance
Salary Histogram in Westminster

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Westminster region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Westminster

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (50.00%) Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) Budget Control
3 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 6 (42.86%) SLA
3 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 6 (42.86%) User Experience
3 6 (42.86%) PayPal
4 4 (28.57%) Advertising
4 4 (28.57%) Intranet
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
7 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Behat
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Android Development
7 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Confluence
7 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
7 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Behat
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) Symfony
2 1 (7.14%) Zend Framework
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (50.00%) Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) Budget Control
3 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Logistics
6 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) ETRM
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) PayPal
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow