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

Financial
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 11 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 266 344 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.59% 14.40% 17.91%
As % of the General category 43.39% 44.16% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 188 290 497
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,075 £77,500 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -9.09%

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 613 779 1,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.70% 32.61% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 445 546 821
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,100 £80,000 £75,750
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for Finance.

1 82 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (24.44%) Degree
3 60 (22.56%) SQL
4 55 (20.68%) Java
5 54 (20.30%) Microsoft
6 42 (15.79%) Project Management
7 35 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
8 34 (12.78%) Oracle
9 32 (12.03%) Linux
10 30 (11.28%) SQL Server
10 30 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (10.90%) ITIL
11 29 (10.90%) Microsoft Excel
12 27 (10.15%) Presales
13 26 (9.77%) SAP
13 26 (9.77%) QA
13 26 (9.77%) Software Engineering
14 25 (9.40%) Banking
15 24 (9.02%) Retail
15 24 (9.02%) CRM
15 24 (9.02%) Telecoms
15 24 (9.02%) Management Information System
16 23 (8.65%) Scrum
16 23 (8.65%) SDLC
17 22 (8.27%) DevOps
17 22 (8.27%) Microsoft Office
17 22 (8.27%) Computer Science
18 21 (7.89%) JavaScript
19 20 (7.52%) ERP
19 20 (7.52%) Business Intelligence

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 12 (4.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (3.38%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.63%) Confluence
4 6 (2.26%) CMS
5 5 (1.88%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.50%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.50%) Appian
6 4 (1.50%) JBoss
6 4 (1.50%) Liferay
6 4 (1.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.13%) IIS
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Apache
9 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (10.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (8.27%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.13%) HipChat
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (6.77%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.38%) NetSuite
2 9 (3.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.88%) SAP MDG
5 4 (1.50%) SAP CO
5 4 (1.50%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.50%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (1.13%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.75%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.38%) HFM
8 1 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.26%) SaaS
4 9 (3.38%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (3.38%) IaaS
4 9 (3.38%) PaaS
5 7 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (2.63%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (2.63%) Amazon S3
5 7 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.63%) Office 365
5 7 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.64%) DNS
2 10 (3.76%) DHCP
2 10 (3.76%) LAN
2 10 (3.76%) SAN
2 10 (3.76%) WAN
3 9 (3.38%) Firewall
3 9 (3.38%) NAS
3 9 (3.38%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.63%) FCoE
4 7 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (2.63%) iSCSI
5 5 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (1.88%) Internet
5 5 (1.88%) Network Security
6 3 (1.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (1.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (1.13%) Sourcefire
7 2 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.75%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.77%) Relational Database
2 18 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (5.64%) NoSQL
4 14 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (4.89%) RDBMS
6 12 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.38%) MySQL
8 8 (3.01%) Big Data
8 8 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.01%) Power BI
9 7 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.88%) Lumira
10 5 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.88%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (1.88%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (4.51%) Jenkins
1 12 (4.51%) JIRA
2 11 (4.14%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.01%) Maven
4 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.50%) Subversion
5 4 (1.50%) VersionOne
6 3 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.13%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.75%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.38%) JMeter
8 1 (0.38%) JUnit
8 1 (0.38%) Selenium
8 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.38%) The Grinder
General
1 25 (9.40%) Banking
2 24 (9.02%) Retail
2 24 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.39%) Financial Institution
3 17 (6.39%) Marketing
4 14 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.76%) Advertising
5 10 (3.76%) Legal
6 8 (3.01%) Billing
7 7 (2.63%) Law
8 5 (1.88%) Automotive
9 3 (1.13%) Electronics
10 2 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.38%) French Language
11 1 (0.38%) Front Office
11 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (13.91%) Developer
2 36 (13.53%) Consultant
3 31 (11.65%) Analyst
4 24 (9.02%) Project Manager
5 18 (6.77%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.02%) Architect
6 16 (6.02%) Java Developer
7 14 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 13 (4.89%) Senior Consultant
9 12 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.14%) Business Analyst
10 11 (4.14%) Financial Analyst
10 11 (4.14%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.14%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.76%) Administrator
11 10 (3.76%) Security Consultant
12 9 (3.38%) Development Manager
12 9 (3.38%) IT Project Manager
12 9 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.01%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.39%) Spring
2 15 (5.64%) HTML
3 14 (5.26%) .NET
4 12 (4.51%) J2EE
4 12 (4.51%) Web Services
4 12 (4.51%) XML
5 9 (3.38%) CSS
5 9 (3.38%) JMS
6 8 (3.01%) Java EE
7 7 (2.63%) React
7 7 (2.63%) Velocity
8 5 (1.88%) Kafka
8 5 (1.88%) Middleware
8 5 (1.88%) Spring Boot
9 4 (1.50%) Ajax
9 4 (1.50%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.50%) JAX-RS
9 4 (1.50%) jQuery
9 4 (1.50%) Lucene
9 4 (1.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.02%) Management Information System
2 22 (8.27%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.89%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.76%) Digital Currency
5 10 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.38%) Fintech
6 9 (3.38%) Replication
6 9 (3.38%) Virtual Team
7 8 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (3.01%) PMI
8 7 (2.63%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.63%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.88%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.50%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.50%) SCADA
11 3 (1.13%) Graphic Design
11 3 (1.13%) Learning Management System
11 3 (1.13%) PKI
11 3 (1.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.03%) Linux
2 18 (6.77%) Unix
2 18 (6.77%) Windows
3 10 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) CentOS
5 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (15.79%) Project Management
3 30 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (10.90%) ITIL
5 27 (10.15%) Presales
6 26 (9.77%) Software Engineering
7 24 (9.02%) CRM
8 23 (8.65%) Scrum
8 23 (8.65%) SDLC
9 22 (8.27%) DevOps
10 20 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (7.52%) ERP
11 19 (7.14%) Analytics
12 18 (6.77%) Test Automation
13 17 (6.39%) Mentoring
13 17 (6.39%) Multithreading
13 17 (6.39%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (6.39%) User Stories
14 16 (6.02%) Coaching
14 16 (6.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (22.56%) SQL
2 55 (20.68%) Java
3 21 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.14%) Python
5 13 (4.89%) C#
5 13 (4.89%) Shell Script
6 11 (4.14%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.38%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.01%) Go
8 8 (3.01%) Ruby
9 7 (2.63%) C++
9 7 (2.63%) Perl
10 5 (1.88%) Erlang
10 5 (1.88%) X++
11 4 (1.50%) Java 8
12 3 (1.13%) Java 9
12 3 (1.13%) VBA
13 2 (0.75%) C
13 2 (0.75%) Cython
13 2 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (24.44%) Degree
2 18 (6.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.89%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.14%) CISSP
5 10 (3.76%) CISM
6 9 (3.38%) CIMA
7 7 (2.63%) ACCA
7 7 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.26%) Master's Degree
9 5 (1.88%) CISA
9 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.88%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.88%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.88%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (1.50%) CCIE
10 4 (1.50%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.50%) CRISC
10 4 (1.50%) GIAC
11 3 (1.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.77%) QA
2 9 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.01%) PMO
4 5 (1.88%) COBIT
4 5 (1.88%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.88%) GDPR
4 5 (1.88%) PSD2
5 4 (1.50%) PMBOK
6 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.75%) SLA
8 1 (0.38%) GAAP
System Software
1 17 (6.39%) Active Directory
1 17 (6.39%) Docker
2 10 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.63%) Samba
4 4 (1.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.13%) vSphere
6 2 (0.75%) Ceph
6 2 (0.75%) vCloud
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (6.77%) Ansible
2 12 (4.51%) Puppet
2 12 (4.51%) Terraform
3 11 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 6 (2.26%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.26%) SCCM
6 4 (1.50%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.38%) QRadar
7 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (20.30%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.78%) Oracle
3 26 (9.77%) SAP
4 11 (4.14%) Red Hat
4 11 (4.14%) VMware
5 10 (3.76%) Juniper
5 10 (3.76%) Tableau
6 9 (3.38%) IBM
7 7 (2.63%) Centrify
7 7 (2.63%) Cisco
7 7 (2.63%) HP
8 6 (2.26%) Google
9 5 (1.88%) Epicor
9 5 (1.88%) Infor
9 5 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.88%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.50%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (1.50%) F5
10 4 (1.50%) IFS
10 4 (1.50%) Palo Alto