Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 13 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 633 885 1,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.95% 13.44% 15.83%
As % of the General category 37.75% 42.63% 44.10%
Number of salaries quoted 482 668 758
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,350 £31,025
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £80,375
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 1,677 2,076 2,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.00% 31.52% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,178 1,553 1,612
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,400 £78,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 -3 255 £60,000 +10.60% 38
Slough -3 73 £62,500 +13.64% 10
Newbury -10 45 £44,000 +3.53% 13
Bracknell -18 44 £47,500 -9.52% 12
Maidenhead +24 36 £60,000 +4.35% 9
Windsor +1 12 £45,000 -8.16% 6
Wokingham -25 5 £27,000 -32.50% 7
Thatcham - 4 £55,000 - 1
Hungerford - 1 £60,000 -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 170 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (25.75%) Business Intelligence
3 125 (19.75%) SQL
4 120 (18.96%) SAP
5 117 (18.48%) Marketing
6 111 (17.54%) Telecoms
7 109 (17.22%) Problem-Solving
8 107 (16.90%) Project Management
9 103 (16.27%) Degree
10 96 (15.17%) Manufacturing
11 92 (14.53%) Oracle
12 90 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
13 87 (13.74%) Java
13 87 (13.74%) ERP
14 86 (13.59%) ITIL
15 81 (12.80%) Linux
16 78 (12.32%) Programme Management
17 76 (12.01%) Digital Marketing
18 75 (11.85%) JavaScript
19 73 (11.53%) Amazon AWS
20 72 (11.37%) Electronics
21 71 (11.22%) Microsoft Excel
22 65 (10.27%) Analytics
23 54 (8.53%) Change Management
24 53 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
25 52 (8.21%) JIRA
26 49 (7.74%) DevOps
26 49 (7.74%) SaaS
27 48 (7.58%) Test Automation
27 48 (7.58%) Scrum

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 28 (4.42%) Oracle Workflow
2 25 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.58%) Confluence
5 8 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.95%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.63%) Apache
7 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.32%) Hyperledger
8 2 (0.32%) IIS
8 2 (0.32%) nginx
9 1 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (11.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (3.79%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (2.21%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.32%) Sketch
7 2 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (5.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 34 (5.37%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (4.58%) Oracle ERP
4 21 (3.32%) NetSuite
4 21 (3.32%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (2.84%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (2.69%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 16 (2.53%) Oracle Payables
7 16 (2.53%) Oracle Receivables
8 15 (2.37%) Oracle Assets
8 15 (2.37%) Oracle Cash Management
9 14 (2.21%) Oracle BPM
9 14 (2.21%) Oracle Financials
10 12 (1.90%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
11 11 (1.74%) SAP S/4HANA
12 10 (1.58%) SAP Business ByDesign
12 10 (1.58%) SAP CO
12 10 (1.58%) SAP FI
12 10 (1.58%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 73 (11.53%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (7.74%) SaaS
3 43 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (6.64%) GitHub
5 27 (4.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (3.16%) Power Platform
7 18 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (2.53%) Serverless
9 15 (2.37%) npm
10 13 (2.05%) Slack
11 12 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
11 12 (1.90%) Heroku
12 8 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (1.11%) IaaS
14 6 (0.95%) AWS CodePipeline
14 6 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.95%) PaaS
15 4 (0.63%) Office 365
16 3 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
16 3 (0.47%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.11%) Firewall
2 16 (2.53%) WAN
3 15 (2.37%) Network Security
4 12 (1.90%) HTTP
4 12 (1.90%) LAN
4 12 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.58%) SSH
5 10 (1.58%) VPN
6 9 (1.42%) Internet
7 8 (1.26%) VoIP
8 7 (1.11%) CTI
8 7 (1.11%) Wireless
9 5 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (0.63%) 2G
10 4 (0.63%) 3G
10 4 (0.63%) 4G
10 4 (0.63%) H.323
10 4 (0.63%) LTE
10 4 (0.63%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.95%) Oracle Reports
2 36 (5.69%) SQL Server
3 30 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (4.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 27 (4.27%) Oracle Database
6 23 (3.63%) Oracle Discoverer
7 20 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
7 20 (3.16%) Oracle ODI
7 20 (3.16%) Power BI
8 19 (3.00%) SAP HANA
8 19 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (2.69%) QlikView
11 15 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (2.21%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.74%) Big Data
13 11 (1.74%) MySQL
13 11 (1.74%) Redis
14 10 (1.58%) MongoDB
15 9 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (8.21%) JIRA
2 43 (6.79%) Jenkins
3 34 (5.37%) Oracle Forms
4 30 (4.74%) Git (software)
5 25 (3.95%) GitLab
6 20 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (2.05%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.58%) Jasmine
8 10 (1.58%) Mocha
8 10 (1.58%) webpack
9 9 (1.42%) Bitbucket
9 9 (1.42%) Subversion
10 8 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (1.11%) Maven
11 7 (1.11%) Selenium
12 6 (0.95%) CircleCI
12 6 (0.95%) Robot Framework
13 5 (0.79%) Gradle
13 5 (0.79%) Toad
14 3 (0.47%) Zephyr
General
1 117 (18.48%) Marketing
2 111 (17.54%) Telecoms
3 96 (15.17%) Manufacturing
4 72 (11.37%) Electronics
5 40 (6.32%) Retail
6 23 (3.63%) Financial Institution
7 22 (3.48%) Legal
8 21 (3.32%) Banking
9 14 (2.21%) Back Office
10 11 (1.74%) Law
11 8 (1.26%) Games
12 7 (1.11%) German Language
13 6 (0.95%) Automotive
13 6 (0.95%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.79%) Publishing
15 4 (0.63%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.47%) Billing
17 2 (0.32%) Dutch Language
17 2 (0.32%) French Language
17 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 154 (24.33%) Analyst
2 123 (19.43%) Developer
3 44 (6.95%) Business Analyst
4 40 (6.32%) Consultant
5 36 (5.69%) Project Manager
6 30 (4.74%) Support Analyst
7 27 (4.27%) Product Manager
8 26 (4.11%) Applications Support
9 23 (3.63%) Financial Analyst
9 23 (3.63%) Oracle Developer
10 22 (3.48%) Senior Developer
11 21 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
12 19 (3.00%) Architect
12 19 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (3.00%) Java Developer
13 15 (2.37%) Software Engineer
14 14 (2.21%) Applications Developer
14 14 (2.21%) AWS Engineer
14 14 (2.21%) Service Manager
15 13 (2.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.00%) React
2 36 (5.69%) XML
3 32 (5.06%) Node.js
4 28 (4.42%) RESTful
5 27 (4.27%) Spring
6 26 (4.11%) HTML
7 23 (3.63%) AngularJS
8 21 (3.32%) Jest
9 20 (3.16%) CSS
10 18 (2.84%) OAuth
11 15 (2.37%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (2.05%) .NET
12 13 (2.05%) JSON
13 12 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (1.74%) GraphQL
14 11 (1.74%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (1.74%) React Native
14 11 (1.74%) REST
14 11 (1.74%) Spring Boot
15 10 (1.58%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 90 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.37%) User Experience
3 22 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 20 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.37%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (1.90%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.74%) NHS
10 10 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.26%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.26%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.11%) Life Science
12 7 (1.11%) PMI
12 7 (1.11%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
13 6 (0.95%) PKI
14 5 (0.79%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 81 (12.80%) Linux
2 45 (7.11%) Unix
3 15 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (1.90%) CentOS
5 11 (1.74%) Windows
6 10 (1.58%) Debian
6 10 (1.58%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.79%) VMS
8 4 (0.63%) Android
8 4 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.47%) uClinux
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (25.75%) Business Intelligence
3 109 (17.22%) Problem-Solving
4 107 (16.90%) Project Management
5 87 (13.74%) ERP
6 86 (13.59%) ITIL
7 78 (12.32%) Programme Management
8 76 (12.01%) Digital Marketing
9 65 (10.27%) Analytics
10 54 (8.53%) Change Management
11 53 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 49 (7.74%) DevOps
13 48 (7.58%) Scrum
13 48 (7.58%) Test Automation
14 46 (7.27%) Service Delivery
15 45 (7.11%) Business Analysis
16 43 (6.79%) SDLC
17 42 (6.64%) Waterfall
18 41 (6.48%) Workflow
19 40 (6.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 125 (19.75%) SQL
2 87 (13.74%) Java
3 75 (11.85%) JavaScript
4 35 (5.53%) PL/SQL
5 33 (5.21%) Python
6 18 (2.84%) Bash Shell
7 16 (2.53%) C++
8 15 (2.37%) Kotlin
9 14 (2.21%) C#
10 11 (1.74%) Go
10 11 (1.74%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.74%) TypeScript
11 10 (1.58%) ES6
11 10 (1.58%) ES7
12 8 (1.26%) ABAP
12 8 (1.26%) C
12 8 (1.26%) VBA
13 7 (1.11%) SAPscript
14 5 (0.79%) Java 8
15 4 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 103 (16.27%) Degree
2 31 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.48%) PMI Certification
4 20 (3.16%) PMP
5 18 (2.84%) ACCA
5 18 (2.84%) CIMA
5 18 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (2.05%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.58%) CCENT
8 10 (1.58%) MCSA
8 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.42%) ISEB
10 8 (1.26%) CISM
10 8 (1.26%) CISSP
11 7 (1.11%) CISA
11 7 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (0.95%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.79%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.06%) SLA
2 23 (3.63%) QA
2 23 (3.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (3.16%) PMO
4 13 (2.05%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (1.74%) Data Quality
7 10 (1.58%) GDPR
8 9 (1.42%) NIST
9 8 (1.26%) COBIT
10 3 (0.47%) HL7
10 3 (0.47%) PSD2
11 2 (0.32%) IFRS
11 2 (0.32%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.32%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.16%) GAAP
12 1 (0.16%) GAMP
12 1 (0.16%) GxP
12 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 32 (5.06%) Docker
2 4 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (5.37%) Terraform
2 28 (4.42%) Ansible
3 21 (3.32%) Puppet
4 13 (2.05%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.11%) SELinux
6 6 (0.95%) Ambari
6 6 (0.95%) Grafana
6 6 (0.95%) Graphite
7 5 (0.79%) rkt
8 3 (0.47%) SCOM
9 2 (0.32%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.32%) Nagios
9 2 (0.32%) SCCM
9 2 (0.32%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.32%) Xymon
10 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.16%) Nessus
10 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 120 (18.96%) SAP
2 92 (14.53%) Oracle
3 48 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 25 (3.95%) JD Edwards
5 24 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.21%) Cognos
7 12 (1.90%) Cisco
7 12 (1.90%) Tableau
8 11 (1.74%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 9 (1.42%) IBM
9 9 (1.42%) VMware
10 8 (1.26%) F5
11 7 (1.11%) Juniper
12 6 (0.95%) Blue Coat
12 6 (0.95%) Google
12 6 (0.95%) Hyperion
12 6 (0.95%) Riverbed
13 5 (0.79%) EMC
14 4 (0.63%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.63%) Sun