Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 7 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 891 1,018 1,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.55% 15.80% 18.77%
As % of the General category 42.65% 44.18% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 672 758 1,420
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,375 £76,250
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,089 2,304 3,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.77% 35.75% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,562 1,617 2,527
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,900 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £77,500
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Berkshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Finance in Berkshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Berkshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Berkshire

Finance
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 292 £55,000 +15.79% 38
Slough +5 96 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Newbury -8 70 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Bracknell -11 70 £52,500 +5.00% 15
Maidenhead -52 58 £57,500 -4.17% 2
Windsor +19 46 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Wokingham +7 38 £40,000 +9.59% 3
Ascot +4 2 £60,000 -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 321 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (27.27%) SQL
3 130 (14.59%) Project Management
4 128 (14.37%) Microsoft
5 122 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
6 120 (13.47%) Marketing
7 117 (13.13%) Degree
8 114 (12.79%) Telecoms
8 114 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 112 (12.57%) SAP
10 102 (11.45%) Java
11 101 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
12 100 (11.22%) SQL Server
13 99 (11.11%) Oracle
14 94 (10.55%) Microsoft Excel
15 82 (9.20%) JavaScript
15 82 (9.20%) Banking
16 80 (8.98%) Retail
17 79 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
18 78 (8.75%) ERP
19 75 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
19 75 (8.42%) Windows
20 72 (8.08%) ITIL
20 72 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 69 (7.74%) Migration
22 68 (7.63%) Scrum
23 66 (7.41%) HTML
24 64 (7.18%) CSS
24 64 (7.18%) PRINCE2
24 64 (7.18%) QA

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.02%) Apache
1 18 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
2 17 (1.91%) Drupal
2 17 (1.91%) Tomcat
3 16 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.12%) IBM Notes
6 10 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (1.01%) Confluence
7 9 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.01%) IIS
8 8 (0.90%) CMS
8 8 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.79%) JBoss
10 5 (0.56%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.45%) Appian
11 4 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 94 (10.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.79%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.67%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 36 (4.04%) Dynamics AX
2 29 (3.25%) Oracle EBS
3 28 (3.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (3.14%) Oracle Financials
4 23 (2.58%) Oracle 11i
4 23 (2.58%) Oracle Payables
4 23 (2.58%) Oracle Receivables
5 21 (2.36%) Oracle Assets
6 17 (1.91%) SAP FI
7 16 (1.80%) Oracle General Ledger
7 16 (1.80%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 16 (1.80%) Oracle iProcurement
8 15 (1.68%) NetSuite
9 14 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
9 14 (1.57%) Oracle ERP
9 14 (1.57%) SAP CO
9 14 (1.57%) SAP FI/CO
10 12 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
10 12 (1.35%) SAP S/4HANA
11 7 (0.79%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 56 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.36%) SaaS
4 20 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (1.23%) Office 365
5 11 (1.23%) PaaS
6 9 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
6 9 (1.01%) Amazon Glacier
6 9 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 9 (1.01%) IaaS
6 9 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (0.56%) npm
8 5 (0.56%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.93%) LAN
2 33 (3.70%) WAN
3 27 (3.03%) Firewall
4 24 (2.69%) SAN
5 21 (2.36%) DNS
6 19 (2.13%) DHCP
6 19 (2.13%) Internet
6 19 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 15 (1.68%) NAS
8 10 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (1.01%) FCoE
9 9 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (1.01%) iSCSI
9 9 (1.01%) Network Security
9 9 (1.01%) Wireless
10 6 (0.67%) BGP
10 6 (0.67%) OSPF
10 6 (0.67%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 75 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
3 72 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (5.27%) MySQL
6 35 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (3.48%) Relational Database
8 26 (2.92%) NoSQL
9 23 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
10 21 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
12 18 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (1.91%) QlikView
14 16 (1.80%) Big Data
15 14 (1.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 13 (1.46%) Oracle Discoverer
17 12 (1.35%) Power BI
18 11 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (1.12%) Data Mining
20 9 (1.01%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 27 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 23 (2.58%) JIRA
3 21 (2.36%) Cucumber
4 17 (1.91%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.91%) Selenium
5 14 (1.57%) Subversion
6 13 (1.46%) Eclipse
7 11 (1.23%) Maven
7 11 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (1.01%) Toad
9 7 (0.79%) JUnit
9 7 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (0.67%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.67%) Gatling
10 6 (0.67%) gulp
10 6 (0.67%) JMeter
11 5 (0.56%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 120 (13.47%) Marketing
2 114 (12.79%) Telecoms
3 82 (9.20%) Banking
4 80 (8.98%) Retail
5 62 (6.96%) Manufacturing
6 41 (4.60%) Legal
7 30 (3.37%) Financial Institution
8 29 (3.25%) Electronics
9 24 (2.69%) Law
10 22 (2.47%) Automotive
11 20 (2.24%) Advertising
12 12 (1.35%) Billing
13 9 (1.01%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.79%) Local Government
15 6 (0.67%) Back Office
16 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.45%) French Language
17 4 (0.45%) Front Office
17 4 (0.45%) German Language
17 4 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 169 (18.97%) Developer
2 163 (18.29%) Analyst
3 84 (9.43%) Consultant
4 65 (7.30%) Project Manager
5 64 (7.18%) Business Analyst
6 44 (4.94%) IT Manager
7 36 (4.04%) Senior Developer
8 35 (3.93%) Architect
8 35 (3.93%) Financial Analyst
9 34 (3.82%) Java Developer
9 34 (3.82%) SQL Developer
10 32 (3.59%) Junior
10 32 (3.59%) Service Analyst
11 25 (2.81%) Functional Consultant
12 24 (2.69%) IT Project Manager
13 23 (2.58%) Finance Business Analyst
13 23 (2.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (2.47%) Development Manager
14 22 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
14 22 (2.47%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (7.41%) HTML
2 64 (7.18%) CSS
3 52 (5.84%) .NET
4 41 (4.60%) XML
5 38 (4.26%) Web Services
6 35 (3.93%) AngularJS
7 34 (3.82%) Spring
8 32 (3.59%) jQuery
9 26 (2.92%) J2EE
10 24 (2.69%) React
11 23 (2.58%) HTML5
12 22 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (2.36%) CSS3
14 14 (1.57%) Middleware
15 13 (1.46%) REST
15 13 (1.46%) SOAP
16 12 (1.35%) Servlets
17 11 (1.23%) ASP.NET
17 11 (1.23%) JMS
18 10 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 122 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.71%) Management Information System
2 42 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 26 (2.92%) Mobile App
6 23 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.36%) Virtual Team
8 15 (1.68%) Fintech
9 14 (1.57%) Replication
10 12 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.23%) EPoS
11 11 (1.23%) PMI
11 11 (1.23%) User Experience
12 10 (1.12%) Digital Currency
12 10 (1.12%) Handset
12 10 (1.12%) iSeries
12 10 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (1.01%) FMCG
13 9 (1.01%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (8.42%) Windows
2 49 (5.50%) Linux
3 40 (4.49%) Windows Server
4 24 (2.69%) Unix
5 19 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.57%) Android
7 12 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.12%) Windows 10
9 10 (1.12%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.01%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.67%) CentOS
12 5 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.11%) Debian
14 1 (0.11%) VMS
14 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (14.59%) Project Management
3 114 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 101 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
5 79 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
6 78 (8.75%) ERP
7 72 (8.08%) ITIL
8 69 (7.74%) Migration
9 68 (7.63%) Scrum
10 64 (7.18%) PRINCE2
10 64 (7.18%) SDLC
11 60 (6.73%) ETL
12 53 (5.95%) Analytics
13 51 (5.72%) DevOps
14 50 (5.61%) Business Development
15 48 (5.39%) Waterfall
16 47 (5.27%) Digital Marketing
17 46 (5.16%) Test Automation
18 45 (5.05%) Change Management
19 44 (4.94%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 243 (27.27%) SQL
2 102 (11.45%) Java
3 82 (9.20%) JavaScript
4 59 (6.62%) T-SQL
5 43 (4.83%) C#
6 31 (3.48%) Python
7 29 (3.25%) PHP
8 25 (2.81%) PL/SQL
9 15 (1.68%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.46%) C++
12 11 (1.23%) Java 8
12 11 (1.23%) Perl
12 11 (1.23%) Ruby
13 10 (1.12%) X++
14 9 (1.01%) C
14 9 (1.01%) TypeScript
15 7 (0.79%) VB
16 6 (0.67%) Go
17 5 (0.56%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 117 (13.13%) Degree
2 30 (3.37%) PMI Certification
3 24 (2.69%) ISEB
3 24 (2.69%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.36%) ISTQB
5 18 (2.02%) PMP
6 17 (1.91%) ACCA
6 17 (1.91%) CIMA
7 16 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (1.68%) CISSP
8 15 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (1.35%) CISM
10 11 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (1.12%) SC Cleared
12 8 (0.90%) CCIE
12 8 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.79%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (7.18%) QA
2 55 (6.17%) PMO
3 23 (2.58%) SLA
4 17 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.01%) GDPR
7 7 (0.79%) COBIT
8 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.56%) P3O
10 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.34%) IFRS
12 2 (0.22%) GAAP
13 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.11%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.11%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 51 (5.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.58%) Docker
4 9 (1.01%) Samba
5 7 (0.79%) vSphere
6 6 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.56%) XenApp
7 5 (0.56%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.45%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (2.69%) Ansible
2 21 (2.36%) Puppet
3 15 (1.68%) Terraform
4 13 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.12%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.01%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 6 (0.67%) SCCM
8 5 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.45%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.34%) Xymon
10 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.22%) Grafana
11 2 (0.22%) Icinga
11 2 (0.22%) Nagios
12 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.11%) QRadar
12 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 128 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 112 (12.57%) SAP
3 99 (11.11%) Oracle
4 52 (5.84%) VMware
5 32 (3.59%) Cisco
6 27 (3.03%) Atlassian
7 26 (2.92%) IBM
8 23 (2.58%) Citrix
9 19 (2.13%) IFS
10 16 (1.80%) JD Edwards
10 16 (1.80%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.68%) Sage
12 14 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (1.57%) Tableau
13 13 (1.46%) Capita
14 12 (1.35%) Google
14 12 (1.35%) Infor
15 11 (1.23%) ServiceNow
16 10 (1.12%) Epicor
16 10 (1.12%) Lotus