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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 10 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 36 35 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 16.98% 14.46% 23.66%
As % of the General category 53.73% 51.47% 68.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 62
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,950 £36,500 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 68 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 31.60% 28.10% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 58 55 88
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
(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 - 26 £39,000 -
Redditch +9 4 £27,750 -33.92%
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (38.78%) Telecoms
2 18 (36.73%) Banking
3 17 (34.69%) Degree
4 14 (28.57%) People Management
5 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
6 9 (18.37%) SQL
7 8 (16.33%) ISEB
7 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.24%) ERP
9 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (12.24%) PMP
9 6 (12.24%) PMI Certification
9 6 (12.24%) ION Trading
9 6 (12.24%) Line Management
10 5 (10.20%) SOA
10 5 (10.20%) Project Management
10 5 (10.20%) Scrum
10 5 (10.20%) QA
10 5 (10.20%) Coaching
11 4 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (8.16%) MS Project
11 4 (8.16%) MS Office
11 4 (8.16%) MS Visio
11 4 (8.16%) Sage
11 4 (8.16%) Service Management
11 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Project
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
1 4 (8.16%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.08%) Agresso
3 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.08%) Star Schema
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (38.78%) Telecoms
2 18 (36.73%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Project Manager
1 9 (18.37%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Financial Business Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) ScrumMaster
5 4 (8.16%) ERP Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Business Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Business Objects Developer
6 3 (6.12%) PMO Manager
7 2 (4.08%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Manager
7 2 (4.08%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
1 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.08%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.04%) Ajax
3 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) People Management
2 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
3 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.24%) Line Management
5 6 (12.24%) ERP
6 5 (10.20%) SOA
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) Scrum
6 5 (10.20%) Coaching
7 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Financial Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Service Management
7 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.12%) Security Management
8 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.12%) B2B
8 3 (6.12%) ITIL
8 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.08%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) ISEB
3 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (12.24%) PMP
3 6 (12.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.24%) ION Trading
2 4 (8.16%) Sage
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.08%) Cognos
5 1 (2.04%) SAP