Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 14 4
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 191 330 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.68% 13.03% 17.55%
As % of the General category 35.44% 39.05% 41.00%
Number of salaries quoted 159 285 369
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,200 £76,250 £76,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%

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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 539 845 1,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 27.30% 33.37% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 410 615 765
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% -
10th Percentile £30,450 £27,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £77,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -0.99%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Reading

Finance
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Finance in Reading

Finance
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Reading over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Reading region with a requirement for Finance.

1 70 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (34.03%) Degree
3 47 (24.61%) Marketing
4 42 (21.99%) Telecoms
4 42 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (21.47%) SAP
5 41 (21.47%) Scrum
6 39 (20.42%) Manufacturing
7 38 (19.90%) Java
8 37 (19.37%) Project Management
9 36 (18.85%) JavaScript
10 34 (17.80%) Linux
10 34 (17.80%) Amazon AWS
11 33 (17.28%) Test Automation
11 33 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (16.23%) Programme Management
13 30 (15.71%) Electronics
13 30 (15.71%) SQL
13 30 (15.71%) Digital Marketing
14 29 (15.18%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (14.66%) BDD
15 28 (14.66%) Oracle
16 26 (13.61%) HTML
17 25 (13.09%) Coaching
18 24 (12.57%) Ansible
18 24 (12.57%) QA
19 23 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (12.04%) Relational Database
19 23 (12.04%) Microsoft
20 22 (11.52%) Mentoring

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (3.14%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.09%) Confluence
4 3 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.05%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.62%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.52%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.57%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.05%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.05%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.05%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.52%) HFM
4 1 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.52%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.80%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.85%) SaaS
4 9 (4.71%) GitHub
5 6 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.14%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.09%) Office 365
7 3 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.57%) Amazon Glacier
7 3 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.05%) IaaS
8 2 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.76%) DNS
2 9 (4.71%) Firewall
3 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.09%) DHCP
4 4 (2.09%) NAS
4 4 (2.09%) SAN
5 3 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.57%) FCoE
5 3 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (1.57%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.57%) LAN
5 3 (1.57%) Network Security
5 3 (1.57%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.57%) WAN
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (1.05%) Sourcefire
6 2 (1.05%) VSAN
7 1 (0.52%) IPsec
7 1 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.52%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.04%) Relational Database
2 21 (10.99%) MySQL
3 18 (9.42%) RDBMS
4 11 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.24%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.71%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (4.19%) Big Data
7 8 (4.19%) CouchDB
8 7 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (2.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (2.62%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.62%) Power BI
10 5 (2.62%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (2.62%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.90%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.76%) JIRA
4 8 (4.19%) IntelliJ
5 7 (3.66%) Maven
6 6 (3.14%) Selenium
7 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.09%) Gerrit
8 4 (2.09%) Subversion
8 4 (2.09%) VersionOne
9 2 (1.05%) Protractor
10 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (24.61%) Marketing
2 42 (21.99%) Telecoms
3 39 (20.42%) Manufacturing
4 30 (15.71%) Electronics
5 18 (9.42%) Retail
6 14 (7.33%) Banking
7 7 (3.66%) Billing
8 4 (2.09%) Legal
9 2 (1.05%) Advertising
9 2 (1.05%) Law
10 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 39 (20.42%) Developer
2 30 (15.71%) Analyst
3 20 (10.47%) Senior Developer
4 17 (8.90%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.33%) Consultant
6 13 (6.81%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.28%) Senior Consultant
8 11 (5.76%) Architect
8 11 (5.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (5.24%) Business Analyst
9 10 (5.24%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (5.24%) Operations Analyst
9 10 (5.24%) Sales Analyst
10 9 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.19%) Linux Developer
11 8 (4.19%) NoSQL Developer
11 8 (4.19%) Python Developer
11 8 (4.19%) Security Consultant
11 8 (4.19%) Senior Python Developer
12 7 (3.66%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.61%) HTML
2 21 (10.99%) Web Services
3 20 (10.47%) XML
4 16 (8.38%) CSS
5 15 (7.85%) HTML5
6 10 (5.24%) React
6 10 (5.24%) Spring
7 9 (4.71%) Spring Boot
8 8 (4.19%) CSS3
8 8 (4.19%) J2EE
8 8 (4.19%) Spring Cloud
9 7 (3.66%) Keycloak
9 7 (3.66%) Redux
10 6 (3.14%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.14%) Java EE
10 6 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (2.62%) jQuery
12 4 (2.09%) .NET
12 4 (2.09%) Velocity
13 3 (1.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.81%) User Experience
3 12 (6.28%) Fintech
4 10 (5.24%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.24%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.19%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.66%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.14%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.62%) PMI
8 5 (2.62%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.09%) AS400
9 4 (2.09%) Replication
10 3 (1.57%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.57%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.80%) Linux
2 17 (8.90%) Windows
3 14 (7.33%) Unix
4 7 (3.66%) Android
4 7 (3.66%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.66%) Windows Phone
4 7 (3.66%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (21.47%) Scrum
4 37 (19.37%) Project Management
5 33 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (17.28%) Test Automation
6 31 (16.23%) Programme Management
7 30 (15.71%) Digital Marketing
8 29 (15.18%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (14.66%) BDD
10 25 (13.09%) Coaching
11 22 (11.52%) Mentoring
12 21 (10.99%) ITIL
13 20 (10.47%) Software Engineering
14 19 (9.95%) Line Management
14 19 (9.95%) SDLC
15 18 (9.42%) Data Management
16 17 (8.90%) Computer Science
16 17 (8.90%) CRM
17 16 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.90%) Java
2 36 (18.85%) JavaScript
3 30 (15.71%) SQL
4 18 (9.42%) Python
5 11 (5.76%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.71%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.19%) C#
7 8 (4.19%) Cython
7 8 (4.19%) Go
8 7 (3.66%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.66%) PHP
9 4 (2.09%) Perl
9 4 (2.09%) RPG
9 4 (2.09%) RPG IV
9 4 (2.09%) RPG/400
10 3 (1.57%) Ruby
11 2 (1.05%) C
11 2 (1.05%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.52%) ES6
12 1 (0.52%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 65 (34.03%) Degree
2 11 (5.76%) CISM
2 11 (5.76%) CISSP
3 9 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.71%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.19%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (3.66%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (3.14%) CRISC
6 6 (3.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.62%) CISA
7 5 (2.62%) Master's Degree
8 4 (2.09%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.09%) PMP
8 4 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.05%) SSCP
11 1 (0.52%) APMG
11 1 (0.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.57%) QA
2 15 (7.85%) Data Quality
3 8 (4.19%) GDPR
4 7 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.66%) PCI DSS
5 5 (2.62%) PSD2
6 4 (2.09%) PMBOK
7 2 (1.05%) COBIT
7 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.52%) GAAP
8 1 (0.52%) PMO
8 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.28%) Docker
2 10 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.66%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.57%) Samba
5 2 (1.05%) Ceph
5 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.05%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.52%) vCloud
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (12.57%) Ansible
2 9 (4.71%) Terraform
3 8 (4.19%) Puppet
4 7 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.62%) SCCM
6 3 (1.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (1.05%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 41 (21.47%) SAP
2 28 (14.66%) Oracle
3 23 (12.04%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.42%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (5.24%) VMware
6 9 (4.71%) Tableau
7 6 (3.14%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.14%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.62%) HP
8 5 (2.62%) Infor
9 4 (2.09%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (2.09%) Cisco
9 4 (2.09%) Juniper
10 3 (1.57%) Centrify
10 3 (1.57%) F5
10 3 (1.57%) Google
10 3 (1.57%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.57%) Zend
11 2 (1.05%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.05%) Huawei