The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 23 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 19 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.33% 10.38% 10.55%
As % of the General category 28.36% 25.00% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 22
Average salary £42,500 £31,425 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.24% -10.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,325 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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 Worcestershire region.

General Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
67 76 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 29.39% 41.53% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 63 65 51
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Finance
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Finance Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Finance
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Worcester -3 15 £50,000 +25.00%
Bromsgrove -2 7 £40,000 +100.00%
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 26 (47.27%) Telecoms
2 25 (45.45%) Banking
3 21 (38.18%) Degree
4 19 (34.55%) People Management
5 17 (30.91%) PRINCE2
6 12 (21.82%) ISEB
7 10 (18.18%) MS Visio
8 9 (16.36%) SQL
9 8 (14.55%) MS Project
9 8 (14.55%) Project Management
10 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (12.73%) PMP
10 7 (12.73%) PMI Certification
10 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.73%) ION Trading
10 7 (12.73%) Financial Analysis
10 7 (12.73%) Line Management
11 5 (9.09%) ERP
12 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
12 4 (7.27%) ITIL
12 4 (7.27%) Sage
12 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
12 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
12 4 (7.27%) Dynamics NAV
13 3 (5.45%) .NET
13 3 (5.45%) MS Office
13 3 (5.45%) CRM
13 3 (5.45%) SOA
13 3 (5.45%) Microsoft

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 1 (1.82%) IIS
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.82%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 8 (14.55%) MS Project
3 3 (5.45%) MS Office
4 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.64%) Agresso
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 26 (47.27%) Telecoms
2 25 (45.45%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 2 (3.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 15 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Financial Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) ERP Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Information Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (5.45%) PMO Manager
8 2 (3.64%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (3.64%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.64%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Junior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) DBA
8 2 (3.64%) Sales Executive
8 2 (3.64%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Junior
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) jQuery
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) J2EE
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) XSD
3 1 (1.82%) Ajax
3 1 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
1 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.82%) DTV
2 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
1 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
1 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) People Management
2 17 (30.91%) PRINCE2
3 8 (14.55%) Project Management
4 7 (12.73%) Financial Analysis
4 7 (12.73%) Line Management
4 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.09%) ERP
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Security Management
7 3 (5.45%) Information Security
7 3 (5.45%) CRM
7 3 (5.45%) SOA
8 2 (3.64%) RAD
8 2 (3.64%) B2B
8 2 (3.64%) Scrum
8 2 (3.64%) Workflow
8 2 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.64%) C#
2 2 (3.64%) C++
2 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Degree
2 12 (21.82%) ISEB
3 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (12.73%) PMP
3 7 (12.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.45%) QA
1 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) ION Trading
2 4 (7.27%) Sage
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Cognos
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix