Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 10 16
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 189 564 689
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.88% 11.54% 12.12%
As % of the General category 22.58% 34.08% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 152 464 532
Median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £30,750 £32,525
90th Percentile £76,250 £88,375 £76,250
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%

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 837 1,655 1,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 34.90% 33.87% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 559 1,126 1,208
Median annual salary £59,500 £56,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.31% +7.62% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £78,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Berkshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Finance in Berkshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in Berkshire over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021. 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 -26 68 £57,500 +1.77% 34
Slough +11 38 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Bracknell -31 17 £51,250 +13.89% 3
Newbury -1 15 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Windsor +3 8 £50,000 +14.29% 2
Maidenhead -13 6 £47,500 -36.67% 3
Hungerford - 3 - -
Ascot +10 1 £34,000 -47.69%
Wokingham -10 1 £55,000 +44.74% 1
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 54 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (25.40%) SAP
3 44 (23.28%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (20.11%) Telecoms
5 34 (17.99%) Project Management
5 34 (17.99%) Marketing
6 30 (15.87%) Azure
6 30 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (14.29%) Degree
8 24 (12.70%) SQL
8 24 (12.70%) Decision-Making
9 23 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (12.17%) TDD
10 22 (11.64%) Digital Marketing
10 22 (11.64%) Service Delivery
10 22 (11.64%) C#
10 22 (11.64%) Power BI
10 22 (11.64%) Power Platform
11 21 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 21 (11.11%) Programme Management
12 20 (10.58%) Scrum
12 20 (10.58%) Information Security
12 20 (10.58%) Microsoft Excel
12 20 (10.58%) Service Management
12 20 (10.58%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (10.58%) Public Sector
13 19 (10.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 18 (9.52%) Manufacturing
14 18 (9.52%) Electronics
14 18 (9.52%) JavaScript

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 3 (1.59%) SAS
2 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.06%) IIS
2 2 (1.06%) JBoss
3 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (10.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (10.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.53%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.06%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.06%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.06%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.87%) Azure
2 22 (11.64%) Power Platform
3 16 (8.47%) SaaS
4 9 (4.76%) AWS
5 6 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.06%) PaaS
6 2 (1.06%) Trello
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) IaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.76%) WAN
2 5 (2.65%) LAN
3 4 (2.12%) Network Security
3 4 (2.12%) WLAN
4 3 (1.59%) Firewall
4 3 (1.59%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.59%) Wireless
5 2 (1.06%) 5G
6 1 (0.53%) 4G
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.53%) SMS
6 1 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.64%) Power BI
2 15 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.82%) MySQL
4 10 (5.29%) Tableau
5 8 (4.23%) Data Mining
6 6 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.65%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.59%) Essbase
9 3 (1.59%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.06%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.06%) Big Data
10 2 (1.06%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.12%) Selenium
3 3 (1.59%) JIRA
4 2 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.06%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.53%) MLflow
5 1 (0.53%) NUnit
General
1 38 (20.11%) Telecoms
2 34 (17.99%) Marketing
3 20 (10.58%) Public Sector
4 18 (9.52%) Electronics
4 18 (9.52%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.65%) Banking
5 5 (2.65%) Legal
5 5 (2.65%) Retail
6 4 (2.12%) Automotive
6 4 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.06%) Back Office
7 2 (1.06%) Billing
7 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.06%) Law
7 2 (1.06%) Local Government
8 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.53%) Military
8 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (13.23%) Analyst
2 23 (12.17%) Developer
3 11 (5.82%) Coordinator
3 11 (5.82%) Software Engineer
4 10 (5.29%) Project Manager
5 8 (4.23%) Data Scientist
5 8 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (4.23%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (4.23%) Product Manager
5 8 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (4.23%) Senior PMO
5 8 (4.23%) Senior PMO Analyst
5 8 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (3.17%) Business Analyst
6 6 (3.17%) Consultant
6 6 (3.17%) Team Leader
7 5 (2.65%) C# Developer
7 5 (2.65%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (2.65%) Security Officer
7 5 (2.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.41%) .NET
1 14 (7.41%) React
2 12 (6.35%) CSS
2 12 (6.35%) HTML
3 9 (4.76%) Node.js
4 6 (3.17%) GraphQL
4 6 (3.17%) XML
5 5 (2.65%) .NET Core
5 5 (2.65%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.65%) RESTful
5 5 (2.65%) YAML
6 4 (2.12%) jQuery
7 3 (1.59%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.59%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (1.59%) Spring
7 3 (1.59%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.06%) Ext JS
8 2 (1.06%) Spring Cloud
8 2 (1.06%) Vue.js
8 2 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 8 (4.23%) Life Science
3 8 (4.23%) User Experience
4 7 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.17%) iSeries
6 5 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.12%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.06%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.53%) NHS
10 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.35%) Linux
2 11 (5.82%) Windows
3 8 (4.23%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.59%) Unix
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.28%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (17.99%) Project Management
4 24 (12.70%) Decision-Making
5 23 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (12.17%) TDD
6 22 (11.64%) Digital Marketing
6 22 (11.64%) Service Delivery
7 21 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 20 (10.58%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (10.58%) Information Security
8 20 (10.58%) Scrum
8 20 (10.58%) Service Management
9 17 (8.99%) Data Science
9 17 (8.99%) Fintech
9 17 (8.99%) ITIL
9 17 (8.99%) Project Delivery
10 16 (8.47%) Analytics
10 16 (8.47%) Computer Science
10 16 (8.47%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.70%) SQL
2 22 (11.64%) C#
3 18 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.94%) Python
5 12 (6.35%) Java
6 10 (5.29%) R
7 7 (3.70%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.65%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.59%) C
9 3 (1.59%) Java 8
10 2 (1.06%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.53%) C++
11 1 (0.53%) PHP
11 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (2.12%) CISM
2 4 (2.12%) CISSP
2 4 (2.12%) CRISC
3 3 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.59%) CSPO
3 3 (1.59%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) ACCA
4 2 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.53%) CIMA
5 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) MBA
5 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.35%) PMO
2 10 (5.29%) SLA
3 9 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (4.23%) GDPR
4 8 (4.23%) PCI DSS
5 7 (3.70%) Good Clinical Practice
5 7 (3.70%) QA
6 6 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (3.17%) NIST
7 4 (2.12%) Data Quality
7 4 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.59%) GAAP
9 2 (1.06%) CDISC
10 1 (0.53%) IFRS
System Software
1 14 (7.41%) Docker
2 10 (5.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.65%) Terraform
3 4 (2.12%) Ansible
3 4 (2.12%) Puppet
4 3 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.53%) Kubeflow
5 1 (0.53%) logstash
Vendors
1 48 (25.40%) SAP
2 21 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.82%) IBM
3 11 (5.82%) ServiceNow
4 8 (4.23%) VMware
5 7 (3.70%) Oracle
6 5 (2.65%) CyberArk
6 5 (2.65%) ForgeRock
6 5 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.65%) UiPath
6 5 (2.65%) Workday
7 4 (2.12%) Cisco
7 4 (2.12%) F5
7 4 (2.12%) Planview
8 3 (1.59%) BMC
8 3 (1.59%) Cognos
8 3 (1.59%) EMC
8 3 (1.59%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.59%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.53%) Splunk