Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 783 989 1,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.93% 15.50% 17.47%
As % of the General category 44.44% 43.02% 45.81%
Number of salaries quoted 551 715 1,149
Berkshire median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £79,500 £78,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 1,762 2,299 3,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.09% 36.04% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,238 1,593 2,208
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £79,500 £78,750 £77,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -7 222 £55,000 +19.57% 54
Slough +11 194 £56,500 +25.56% 9
Bracknell +3 68 £58,750 -9.62% 11
Newbury -4 60 £34,500 -13.75% 16
Maidenhead -45 49 £65,000 +8.33% 11
Windsor +6 20 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Wokingham +8 13 £41,250 -17.50% 2
Ascot +25 1 £60,000 +4.35%
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 266 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (27.97%) Degree
3 203 (25.93%) Telecoms
4 186 (23.75%) Business Intelligence
5 172 (21.97%) SQL
6 168 (21.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 158 (20.18%) Retail
8 139 (17.75%) Analytics
9 136 (17.37%) SAP
10 134 (17.11%) Project Management
11 120 (15.33%) Decision-Making
12 106 (13.54%) Marketing
13 100 (12.77%) Visualisation
14 99 (12.64%) Tableau
14 99 (12.64%) Artificial Intelligence
15 97 (12.39%) Power BI
16 96 (12.26%) Data Visualisation
16 96 (12.26%) Scrum
17 90 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
18 86 (10.98%) Data Science
19 85 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
19 85 (10.86%) Data-Driven Decision Making
19 85 (10.86%) Data Engineering
19 85 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
20 83 (10.60%) Mathematics
21 81 (10.34%) Java
22 78 (9.96%) Microsoft
23 76 (9.71%) Microsoft Excel
24 70 (8.94%) Manufacturing
25 69 (8.81%) Python

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 49 (6.26%) Apache
2 42 (5.36%) SAS
3 41 (5.24%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.79%) CMS
6 13 (1.66%) Oracle Workflow
7 11 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (0.89%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.77%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.64%) Confluence
10 5 (0.64%) IIS
11 4 (0.51%) Drupal
12 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.13%) JBoss
12 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 76 (9.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (4.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (3.07%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (2.68%) Oracle Financials
2 21 (2.68%) Oracle Receivables
3 20 (2.55%) Oracle Assets
3 20 (2.55%) Oracle Payables
4 19 (2.43%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (2.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 13 (1.66%) Oracle 11i
5 13 (1.66%) Oracle iProcurement
6 12 (1.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 8 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (1.02%) SAP CO
7 8 (1.02%) SAP FI
7 8 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.77%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.51%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 85 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.19%) SaaS
4 11 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.40%) Amazon S3
4 11 (1.40%) Office 365
5 9 (1.15%) GitHub
6 8 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (0.89%) Amazon Glacier
7 7 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.89%) FinancialForce
8 5 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (0.64%) PaaS
9 4 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.38%) IaaS
11 1 (0.13%) BPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.68%) SAN
2 17 (2.17%) Firewall
3 16 (2.04%) DNS
4 14 (1.79%) WAN
5 11 (1.40%) NAS
6 10 (1.28%) DHCP
6 10 (1.28%) Internet
6 10 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.15%) LAN
8 7 (0.89%) FCoE
8 7 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (0.89%) iSCSI
8 7 (0.89%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (0.77%) Wireless
10 5 (0.64%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.51%) Network Security
12 3 (0.38%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (12.39%) Power BI
2 60 (7.66%) Big Data
3 46 (5.87%) Hadoop
3 46 (5.87%) SQL Server
4 41 (5.24%) Apache Hive
4 41 (5.24%) SAP HANA
4 41 (5.24%) Text Mining
5 33 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (3.96%) Relational Database
8 28 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (3.45%) MySQL
10 20 (2.55%) RDBMS
11 17 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
12 16 (2.04%) NoSQL
12 16 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (1.53%) Data Mining
15 11 (1.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 26 (3.32%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.19%) JIRA
3 21 (2.68%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.66%) Selenium
5 11 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.28%) Subversion
7 9 (1.15%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.15%) Maven
8 8 (1.02%) IntelliJ
9 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.51%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.51%) Gerrit
10 4 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.51%) VersionOne
11 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.26%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.26%) NUnit
12 2 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.26%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 203 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 158 (20.18%) Retail
3 106 (13.54%) Marketing
4 70 (8.94%) Manufacturing
5 50 (6.39%) Electronics
6 40 (5.11%) Banking
7 30 (3.83%) Advertising
8 17 (2.17%) Legal
9 13 (1.66%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.53%) Automotive
11 9 (1.15%) Back Office
12 7 (0.89%) Law
13 6 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.77%) Local Government
14 5 (0.64%) Billing
15 2 (0.26%) French Language
15 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.26%) German Language
15 2 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 148 (18.90%) Analyst
2 93 (11.88%) Developer
3 77 (9.83%) Business Analyst
4 62 (7.92%) Project Manager
5 42 (5.36%) Consultant
6 41 (5.24%) Data Scientist
7 28 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (3.45%) Architect
9 26 (3.32%) Senior Data Scientist
10 25 (3.19%) IT Manager
10 25 (3.19%) Java Developer
10 25 (3.19%) Senior Developer
11 24 (3.07%) Lead Business Analyst
11 24 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
12 23 (2.94%) Senior Business Analyst
13 22 (2.81%) Financial Analyst
13 22 (2.81%) Scrum Master
14 21 (2.68%) Graduate
14 21 (2.68%) Service Analyst
15 19 (2.43%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.13%) HTML
2 47 (6.00%) Kafka
3 41 (5.24%) D3.js
3 41 (5.24%) ggplot
4 38 (4.85%) CSS
5 36 (4.60%) .NET
6 35 (4.47%) Web Services
7 32 (4.09%) XML
8 22 (2.81%) React
9 19 (2.43%) AngularJS
9 19 (2.43%) HTML5
10 17 (2.17%) Spring
11 15 (1.92%) jQuery
12 14 (1.79%) J2EE
13 13 (1.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (1.40%) ASP.NET
15 10 (1.28%) CSS3
15 10 (1.28%) Spring Boot
16 8 (1.02%) Java EE
16 8 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 90 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (7.02%) Algorithms
3 41 (5.24%) Social Network
4 36 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 35 (4.47%) Fintech
6 30 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (3.70%) Management Information System
8 28 (3.58%) FMCG
9 22 (2.81%) User Experience
10 15 (1.92%) EPoS
11 14 (1.79%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.53%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.53%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.28%) Digital Currency
13 10 (1.28%) Handset
13 10 (1.28%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.15%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.15%) Replication
15 8 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 55 (7.02%) Linux
2 54 (6.90%) Windows
3 31 (3.96%) Unix
4 25 (3.19%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.15%) Android
5 9 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.77%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.77%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.51%) CentOS
9 4 (0.51%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (23.75%) Business Intelligence
3 168 (21.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 139 (17.75%) Analytics
5 134 (17.11%) Project Management
6 120 (15.33%) Decision-Making
7 100 (12.77%) Visualisation
8 99 (12.64%) Artificial Intelligence
9 96 (12.26%) Data Visualisation
9 96 (12.26%) Scrum
10 86 (10.98%) Data Science
11 85 (10.86%) Data Engineering
11 85 (10.86%) Data-Driven Decision Making
11 85 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
12 83 (10.60%) Mathematics
13 66 (8.43%) Waterfall
14 60 (7.66%) Data Modelling
15 59 (7.54%) SDLC
15 59 (7.54%) Statistics
16 57 (7.28%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 172 (21.97%) SQL
2 81 (10.34%) Java
3 69 (8.81%) Python
4 62 (7.92%) JavaScript
5 42 (5.36%) R
6 29 (3.70%) C#
6 29 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 19 (2.43%) PL/SQL
8 15 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 15 (1.92%) C
9 13 (1.66%) Go
9 13 (1.66%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.40%) PHP
11 9 (1.15%) Perl
12 8 (1.02%) Cython
12 8 (1.02%) Ruby
13 7 (0.89%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.77%) ABAP
14 6 (0.77%) C++
15 5 (0.64%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 219 (27.97%) Degree
2 34 (4.34%) ISEB
3 20 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.55%) Numerate Degree
4 17 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 16 (2.04%) CISM
5 16 (2.04%) CISSP
6 14 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (1.66%) Security Cleared
8 11 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.15%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.02%) CISA
10 8 (1.02%) PMP
11 6 (0.77%) ACCA
11 6 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.77%) CRISC
11 6 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.77%) SSCP
12 5 (0.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.13%) QA
2 31 (3.96%) GDPR
2 31 (3.96%) PMO
3 20 (2.55%) SLA
4 11 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.89%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.64%) PSD2
8 4 (0.51%) COBIT
8 4 (0.51%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.38%) IFRS
10 2 (0.26%) GAAP
10 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.43%) Docker
4 7 (0.89%) Samba
5 5 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.26%) Ceph
7 2 (0.26%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.26%) vCloud
7 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.26%) vSphere
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.13%) XenApp
8 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (5.24%) Hadoop YARN
2 30 (3.83%) Ansible
3 17 (2.17%) Puppet
4 16 (2.04%) SCCM
5 14 (1.79%) Terraform
6 12 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.89%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 5 (0.64%) Nagios
9 4 (0.51%) Grafana
9 4 (0.51%) Icinga
10 2 (0.26%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.13%) QRadar
11 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 136 (17.37%) SAP
2 99 (12.64%) Tableau
3 78 (9.96%) Microsoft
4 64 (8.17%) Oracle
5 43 (5.49%) VMware
6 25 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (3.07%) Atlassian
8 22 (2.81%) Cisco
9 20 (2.55%) IBM
10 16 (2.04%) Red Hat
10 16 (2.04%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.40%) Sitecore
12 9 (1.15%) Infor
13 8 (1.02%) JD Edwards
14 7 (0.89%) Centrify
14 7 (0.89%) Informatica
14 7 (0.89%) MuleSoft
15 6 (0.77%) Epicor
15 6 (0.77%) F5
15 6 (0.77%) Hyperion