Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 332 528 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.00% 17.61% 17.55%
As % of the General category 39.06% 40.99% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 287 366 701
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,875 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -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 850 1,288 1,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.29% 42.96% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 620 759 1,330
Reading median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% - -
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - -0.99% +1.00%

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Finance.

1 76 (22.89%) SQL
1 76 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (17.77%) Project Management
3 54 (16.27%) Degree
4 47 (14.16%) SQL Server
5 44 (13.25%) Telecoms
5 44 (13.25%) Banking
6 42 (12.65%) .NET
7 41 (12.35%) SaaS
8 38 (11.45%) C#
8 38 (11.45%) Java
8 38 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (11.14%) Microsoft
10 36 (10.84%) Marketing
11 35 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
12 34 (10.24%) Retail
13 33 (9.94%) JavaScript
13 33 (9.94%) Scrum
14 31 (9.34%) SAP
14 31 (9.34%) DevOps
15 30 (9.04%) Oracle
15 30 (9.04%) Python
16 29 (8.73%) Linux
17 28 (8.43%) Bash Shell
18 27 (8.13%) Computer Science
18 27 (8.13%) Windows
19 25 (7.53%) ERP
19 25 (7.53%) HTML
19 25 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
19 25 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management

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 15 (4.52%) WebLogic
2 9 (2.71%) Apache
3 7 (2.11%) IIS
4 5 (1.51%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (0.90%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.90%) CMS
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.60%) SAS
8 1 (0.30%) CICS
8 1 (0.30%) FormScape
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (6.93%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (5.12%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (4.52%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (3.92%) Unit4 Business World
3 9 (2.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (1.81%) SAP BPC
5 4 (1.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.90%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.90%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.35%) SaaS
2 15 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.92%) FinancialForce
4 11 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.51%) GitHub
6 4 (1.20%) Force.com
7 3 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.60%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.60%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (0.60%) Office 365
8 2 (0.60%) PaaS
8 2 (0.60%) Tricentis Tosca
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.30%) IaaS
9 1 (0.30%) Route 53
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.31%) TCP/IP
1 11 (3.31%) WAN
2 10 (3.01%) Firewall
3 9 (2.71%) MPLS
4 8 (2.41%) VoIP
5 7 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (2.11%) DNS
6 6 (1.81%) HTTP
6 6 (1.81%) NAS
6 6 (1.81%) SAN
7 5 (1.51%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.51%) FTP
7 5 (1.51%) Internet
7 5 (1.51%) Intranet
7 5 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.51%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.51%) SSH
8 4 (1.20%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (1.20%) SSL
8 4 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (3.31%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.01%) QlikView
5 7 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (2.11%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.11%) Power BI
6 5 (1.51%) DTS
7 3 (0.90%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.90%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.90%) HBase
7 3 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.90%) Sqoop
8 2 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (4.82%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.81%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.20%) JIRA
5 3 (0.90%) Ant
5 3 (0.90%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.60%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.60%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.60%) JBehave
6 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.60%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.60%) RSpec
6 2 (0.60%) Selenium
6 2 (0.60%) Subversion
6 2 (0.60%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.30%) Maven
7 1 (0.30%) NUnit
General
1 44 (13.25%) Banking
1 44 (13.25%) Telecoms
2 36 (10.84%) Marketing
3 34 (10.24%) Retail
4 21 (6.33%) Manufacturing
5 17 (5.12%) Legal
6 13 (3.92%) Electronics
7 11 (3.31%) Advertising
8 10 (3.01%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.71%) Billing
10 4 (1.20%) Digital Economy
10 4 (1.20%) French Language
11 3 (0.90%) Back Office
11 3 (0.90%) Law
12 2 (0.60%) Automotive
12 2 (0.60%) Games
12 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (16.87%) Analyst
2 42 (12.65%) Developer
3 40 (12.05%) Consultant
4 37 (11.14%) Project Manager
5 22 (6.63%) Architect
6 21 (6.33%) Administrator
7 18 (5.42%) Junior
8 17 (5.12%) Business Analyst
9 16 (4.82%) .NET Developer
10 15 (4.52%) Senior Developer
10 15 (4.52%) Software Project Manager
11 14 (4.22%) Financial Analyst
11 14 (4.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 13 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 12 (3.61%) Security Consultant
13 12 (3.61%) Software Consultant
14 11 (3.31%) Financial Software Product Manager
14 11 (3.31%) Support Analyst
15 10 (3.01%) Finance Manager
15 10 (3.01%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.65%) .NET
2 25 (7.53%) HTML
3 23 (6.93%) CSS
4 16 (4.82%) XML
5 13 (3.92%) Web Services
6 11 (3.31%) RESTful
7 9 (2.71%) ASP.NET
7 9 (2.71%) SOAP
8 7 (2.11%) Java EE
8 7 (2.11%) JMS
8 7 (2.11%) jQuery
8 7 (2.11%) WCF
9 6 (1.81%) Ajax
9 6 (1.81%) CGI
10 5 (1.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (1.51%) POSIX
10 5 (1.51%) Spring
10 5 (1.51%) WPF
11 4 (1.20%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.13%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.22%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (3.92%) Smart Meter
5 10 (3.01%) Fintech
6 9 (2.71%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.11%) PMI
7 7 (2.11%) Reinsurance
7 7 (2.11%) Smartphone
7 7 (2.11%) User Experience
8 6 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.81%) PKI
9 5 (1.51%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (1.51%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.51%) Digital Currency
9 5 (1.51%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.20%) Social Media
11 3 (0.90%) Robotics
11 3 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.73%) Linux
2 27 (8.13%) Windows
3 17 (5.12%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.61%) Unix
5 7 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.51%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.90%) Android
8 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (17.77%) Project Management
3 35 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (9.94%) Scrum
5 31 (9.34%) DevOps
6 25 (7.53%) ERP
6 25 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (7.23%) CRM
7 24 (7.23%) PRINCE2
8 23 (6.93%) ITIL
8 23 (6.93%) SDLC
9 22 (6.63%) Change Management
10 19 (5.72%) Business Analysis
10 19 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (5.72%) Service Delivery
10 19 (5.72%) Unit Testing
10 19 (5.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (5.42%) Business Development
11 18 (5.42%) High Availability
12 17 (5.12%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 76 (22.89%) SQL
2 38 (11.45%) C#
2 38 (11.45%) Java
3 33 (9.94%) JavaScript
4 30 (9.04%) Python
5 28 (8.43%) Bash Shell
6 14 (4.22%) C++
7 11 (3.31%) Perl
7 11 (3.31%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.31%) X++
8 9 (2.71%) C
9 8 (2.41%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.41%) Tcl
10 7 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.11%) VB
11 5 (1.51%) R
11 5 (1.51%) VBA
12 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (16.27%) Degree
2 23 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.31%) CISSP
6 8 (2.41%) ACCA
6 8 (2.41%) CIMA
6 8 (2.41%) CISM
6 8 (2.41%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.81%) CCNA
9 5 (1.51%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.20%) CCNP
10 4 (1.20%) CISA
10 4 (1.20%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.90%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 2 (0.60%) APMP
12 2 (0.60%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.23%) QA
2 22 (6.63%) PMO
3 18 (5.42%) GDPR
4 8 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (2.11%) GAAP
6 6 (1.81%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.90%) SLA
8 2 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.30%) COBIT
9 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.30%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.30%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.51%) NFS
4 4 (1.20%) Docker
4 4 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.20%) KVM
5 3 (0.90%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.90%) HDFS
5 3 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (6.33%) Puppet
2 19 (5.72%) Ansible
3 14 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.20%) Nessus
4 4 (1.20%) Nmap
5 3 (0.90%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.90%) Nagios
5 3 (0.90%) Oozie
6 1 (0.30%) Grafana
6 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (11.14%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.34%) SAP
3 30 (9.04%) Oracle
4 16 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (4.52%) Cassiopae
5 15 (4.52%) Cisco
5 15 (4.52%) Sage
5 15 (4.52%) Xero
6 13 (3.92%) NETSOL
6 13 (3.92%) White Clarke
7 11 (3.31%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.71%) VMware
9 8 (2.41%) Capita
10 7 (2.11%) Cognos
10 7 (2.11%) Hyperion
11 6 (1.81%) ArcSight
11 6 (1.81%) F5
11 6 (1.81%) Juniper
11 6 (1.81%) Linedata
11 6 (1.81%) Sun