Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 5 2
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 816 1,001 1,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.07% 16.44% 18.80%
As % of the General category 43.71% 44.29% 49.11%
Number of salaries quoted 617 742 1,291
Berkshire median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -1.55%

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 1,867 2,260 3,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.90% 37.12% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,392 1,573 2,312
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,150 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -7 229 £55,000 +22.22% 44
Slough +10 154 £56,500 +25.56% 17
Newbury -5 75 £34,500 -13.75% 8
Bracknell +3 73 £55,000 -12.00% 10
Maidenhead -44 52 £63,000 +0.80% 11
Windsor +9 39 £49,000 -18.33% 7
Wokingham +7 22 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Ascot +18 1 £60,000 +4.35%
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 294 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (24.63%) SQL
3 189 (23.16%) Degree
4 156 (19.12%) Telecoms
5 144 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 136 (16.67%) Project Management
7 133 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 130 (15.93%) SAP
9 119 (14.58%) Retail
10 111 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
11 106 (12.99%) Marketing
12 103 (12.62%) Microsoft
13 101 (12.38%) Analytics
14 97 (11.89%) Java
15 86 (10.54%) Microsoft Excel
16 84 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
17 80 (9.80%) Oracle
18 79 (9.68%) SQL Server
19 76 (9.31%) Scrum
20 73 (8.95%) Decision-Making
21 69 (8.46%) Banking
22 68 (8.33%) ITIL
23 65 (7.97%) Artificial Intelligence
24 64 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
24 64 (7.84%) Tableau
24 64 (7.84%) Visualisation
25 63 (7.72%) Mathematics
25 63 (7.72%) Manufacturing
26 62 (7.60%) Migration
26 62 (7.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 43 (5.27%) Apache
2 24 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 24 (2.94%) SAS
3 18 (2.21%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 13 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.10%) CMS
8 9 (1.10%) Drupal
9 8 (0.98%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.74%) IIS
10 6 (0.74%) JBoss
10 6 (0.74%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.61%) Confluence
11 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.61%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.25%) Appian
Applications
1 86 (10.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 32 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 24 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 22 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
3 18 (2.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 17 (2.08%) Oracle Assets
4 17 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
5 16 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
6 15 (1.84%) Oracle General Ledger
6 15 (1.84%) SAP CO
6 15 (1.84%) SAP FI
6 15 (1.84%) SAP FI/CO
7 14 (1.72%) NetSuite
8 12 (1.47%) Oracle iProcurement
9 11 (1.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 10 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
11 9 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
11 9 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
12 8 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 58 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.57%) SaaS
4 12 (1.47%) Office 365
5 10 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.10%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.98%) PaaS
8 7 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (0.86%) Amazon Glacier
8 7 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.86%) IaaS
8 7 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.49%) FinancialForce
11 3 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.37%) GitHub
11 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.70%) Firewall
1 22 (2.70%) SAN
2 20 (2.45%) WAN
3 19 (2.33%) DNS
4 18 (2.21%) Internet
4 18 (2.21%) LAN
5 13 (1.59%) DHCP
6 12 (1.47%) NAS
6 12 (1.47%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (0.86%) FCoE
8 7 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (0.86%) iSCSI
8 7 (0.86%) Wireless
9 6 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.61%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (0.61%) IPsec
10 5 (0.61%) OSPF
10 5 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 64 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
3 62 (7.60%) Power BI
3 62 (7.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (6.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (5.39%) Big Data
6 43 (5.27%) MySQL
7 38 (4.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (4.17%) Relational Database
9 29 (3.55%) Hadoop
10 25 (3.06%) SAP HANA
11 24 (2.94%) Apache Hive
11 24 (2.94%) Text Mining
12 21 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
13 20 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (2.21%) NoSQL
15 17 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (1.84%) SQL Server 2000
17 14 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 14 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (3.19%) Git (software)
2 21 (2.57%) Jenkins
3 19 (2.33%) Cucumber
3 19 (2.33%) Selenium
4 18 (2.21%) Subversion
5 16 (1.96%) JIRA
6 12 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.10%) Maven
9 6 (0.74%) Toad
10 5 (0.61%) JUnit
10 5 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.49%) Gatling
11 4 (0.49%) JMeter
11 4 (0.49%) VersionOne
11 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.37%) Gerrit
12 3 (0.37%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 156 (19.12%) Telecoms
2 119 (14.58%) Retail
3 106 (12.99%) Marketing
4 69 (8.46%) Banking
5 63 (7.72%) Manufacturing
6 38 (4.66%) Electronics
7 30 (3.68%) Advertising
8 24 (2.94%) Legal
9 19 (2.33%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.59%) Automotive
11 10 (1.23%) Back Office
11 10 (1.23%) Law
12 9 (1.10%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.86%) Local Government
14 5 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.49%) Billing
15 4 (0.49%) French Language
15 4 (0.49%) Front Office
15 4 (0.49%) German Language
16 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 160 (19.61%) Analyst
2 131 (16.05%) Developer
3 81 (9.93%) Business Analyst
4 62 (7.60%) Project Manager
5 55 (6.74%) Consultant
6 36 (4.41%) Java Developer
7 34 (4.17%) IT Manager
8 33 (4.04%) Senior Developer
9 31 (3.80%) Service Analyst
10 30 (3.68%) Financial Analyst
11 28 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (3.43%) SQL Developer
12 25 (3.06%) Architect
12 25 (3.06%) Graduate
13 24 (2.94%) Data Scientist
13 24 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
13 24 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
14 22 (2.70%) Junior
14 22 (2.70%) Senior Manager
15 20 (2.45%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (5.51%) HTML
2 38 (4.66%) .NET
2 38 (4.66%) CSS
3 33 (4.04%) Web Services
4 29 (3.55%) Kafka
4 29 (3.55%) XML
5 27 (3.31%) Spring
6 25 (3.06%) J2EE
7 24 (2.94%) D3.js
7 24 (2.94%) ggplot
8 23 (2.82%) AngularJS
9 20 (2.45%) jQuery
10 18 (2.21%) HTML5
11 13 (1.59%) CSS3
12 12 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (1.35%) Middleware
13 11 (1.35%) React
14 10 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (1.23%) Servlets
15 9 (1.10%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 111 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.78%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.53%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 30 (3.68%) Computer Science
6 29 (3.55%) Data Centre
7 28 (3.43%) Fintech
8 24 (2.94%) Social Network
9 19 (2.33%) Virtual Team
10 18 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (2.21%) FMCG
11 14 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.72%) User Experience
12 13 (1.59%) EPoS
13 12 (1.47%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.35%) Private Cloud
14 11 (1.35%) Public Cloud
15 10 (1.23%) Digital Currency
15 10 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
15 10 (1.23%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 54 (6.62%) Windows
2 53 (6.50%) Linux
3 29 (3.55%) Windows Server
4 26 (3.19%) Unix
5 12 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.10%) Android
8 8 (0.98%) CentOS
9 7 (0.86%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.74%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.74%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 136 (16.67%) Project Management
4 133 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 101 (12.38%) Analytics
6 84 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
7 76 (9.31%) Scrum
8 73 (8.95%) Decision-Making
9 68 (8.33%) ITIL
10 65 (7.97%) Artificial Intelligence
11 64 (7.84%) Visualisation
12 63 (7.72%) Mathematics
13 62 (7.60%) Migration
13 62 (7.60%) Waterfall
14 57 (6.99%) Data Visualisation
15 55 (6.74%) ERP
15 55 (6.74%) SDLC
16 54 (6.62%) Business Analysis
16 54 (6.62%) Test Automation
17 53 (6.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 201 (24.63%) SQL
2 97 (11.89%) Java
3 62 (7.60%) JavaScript
4 52 (6.37%) Python
5 47 (5.76%) T-SQL
6 32 (3.92%) C#
7 26 (3.19%) R
8 19 (2.33%) PHP
9 17 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 17 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 15 (1.84%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.35%) C
11 11 (1.35%) C++
12 10 (1.23%) Go
12 10 (1.23%) Perl
13 9 (1.10%) ABAP
14 8 (0.98%) Ruby
15 6 (0.74%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.61%) Erlang
16 5 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 189 (23.16%) Degree
2 30 (3.68%) ISEB
3 22 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 19 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 16 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
6 15 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (1.59%) PMP
7 13 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (1.47%) ACCA
8 12 (1.47%) Security Cleared
9 11 (1.35%) CISM
9 11 (1.35%) CISSP
10 10 (1.23%) CIMA
11 7 (0.86%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.61%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.62%) QA
2 43 (5.27%) PMO
3 18 (2.21%) GDPR
3 18 (2.21%) SLA
4 11 (1.35%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.49%) COBIT
6 4 (0.49%) IFRS
6 4 (0.49%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.49%) PSD2
7 2 (0.25%) GAAP
7 2 (0.25%) P3O
7 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.21%) Docker
4 7 (0.86%) Samba
5 6 (0.74%) vSphere
6 5 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.37%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.37%) XenApp
8 3 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.25%) Ceph
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.25%) vCloud
10 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 28 (3.43%) Ansible
2 24 (2.94%) Hadoop YARN
3 23 (2.82%) Puppet
4 16 (1.96%) Terraform
5 12 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.47%) SCCM
6 7 (0.86%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 4 (0.49%) Grafana
7 4 (0.49%) Icinga
7 4 (0.49%) Nagios
8 3 (0.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.37%) Xymon
8 3 (0.37%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 130 (15.93%) SAP
2 103 (12.62%) Microsoft
3 80 (9.80%) Oracle
4 64 (7.84%) Tableau
5 50 (6.13%) VMware
6 29 (3.55%) Cisco
7 28 (3.43%) Atlassian
8 23 (2.82%) IBM
9 18 (2.21%) Red Hat
10 16 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.84%) ServiceNow
12 13 (1.59%) JD Edwards
13 11 (1.35%) Citrix
13 11 (1.35%) Infor
14 9 (1.10%) Sage
15 8 (0.98%) Epicor
15 8 (0.98%) IFS
15 8 (0.98%) Informatica
16 7 (0.86%) Centrify
16 7 (0.86%) Dell