Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 10 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 334 356 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.91% 13.36% 17.36%
As % of the General category 40.53% 39.25% 40.76%
Number of salaries quoted 257 262 609
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,425 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -4.55%

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 824 907 1,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.84% 34.03% 42.60%
Number of salaries quoted 619 557 1,190
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.04% -1.00% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £77,500 £72,625
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 107 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (25.15%) SQL
3 52 (15.57%) SQL Server
4 51 (15.27%) Project Management
5 49 (14.67%) Microsoft
6 47 (14.07%) Degree
7 41 (12.28%) Scrum
8 40 (11.98%) .NET
9 39 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (10.48%) Marketing
11 33 (9.88%) Dynamics AX
12 32 (9.58%) Telecoms
12 32 (9.58%) Java
12 32 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (9.58%) SaaS
13 31 (9.28%) Retail
14 30 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
15 27 (8.08%) Banking
15 27 (8.08%) QA
16 26 (7.78%) SAP
16 26 (7.78%) CRM
16 26 (7.78%) ERP
17 25 (7.49%) Microsoft Excel
17 25 (7.49%) Windows
18 24 (7.19%) JavaScript
18 24 (7.19%) Oracle
18 24 (7.19%) DevOps
19 23 (6.89%) Budgeting and Forecasting
19 23 (6.89%) Computer Science
20 22 (6.59%) High Availability

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 18 (5.39%) WebLogic
2 8 (2.40%) IIS
3 6 (1.80%) Confluence
3 6 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (1.80%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (1.50%) Apache
4 5 (1.50%) CMS
5 4 (1.20%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.20%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.90%) JBoss
6 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.60%) Liferay
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.30%) CICS
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (7.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.89%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.80%) HipChat
4 6 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (9.88%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.69%) SAP BPC
3 7 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.80%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.50%) NetSuite
5 5 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.50%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.20%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.90%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.90%) SAP MDG
7 3 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.30%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.58%) SaaS
2 15 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.29%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.20%) GitHub
7 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.90%) IaaS
7 3 (0.90%) Office 365
8 2 (0.60%) FinancialForce
8 2 (0.60%) PaaS
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.30%) Route 53
9 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.29%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.99%) Firewall
3 8 (2.40%) Internet
3 8 (2.40%) WAN
4 7 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (2.10%) Network Security
5 6 (1.80%) HTTP
5 6 (1.80%) SAN
5 6 (1.80%) Wireless
6 5 (1.50%) Broadband
6 5 (1.50%) DNS
6 5 (1.50%) FTP
6 5 (1.50%) Intranet
6 5 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.50%) iSCSI
6 5 (1.50%) LAN
6 5 (1.50%) MPLS
6 5 (1.50%) NAS
6 5 (1.50%) SSH
7 4 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.19%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.99%) QlikView
6 8 (2.40%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.40%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.10%) MySQL
7 7 (2.10%) Power BI
8 6 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.50%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.20%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.20%) HBase
10 4 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.20%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (3.59%) JIRA
2 6 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (1.80%) Bitbucket
2 6 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.20%) Ant
5 3 (0.90%) Maven
5 3 (0.90%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 35 (10.48%) Marketing
2 32 (9.58%) Telecoms
3 31 (9.28%) Retail
4 27 (8.08%) Banking
5 18 (5.39%) Billing
6 17 (5.09%) Law
7 14 (4.19%) Legal
8 13 (3.89%) Manufacturing
9 11 (3.29%) Financial Institution
10 7 (2.10%) Advertising
11 6 (1.80%) Electronics
12 4 (1.20%) French Language
13 2 (0.60%) Automotive
13 2 (0.60%) Back Office
13 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.30%) Front Office
14 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (20.06%) Analyst
2 46 (13.77%) Developer
3 43 (12.87%) Consultant
4 37 (11.08%) Project Manager
5 19 (5.69%) Architect
6 17 (5.09%) Software Project Manager
7 16 (4.79%) Administrator
7 16 (4.79%) Business Analyst
7 16 (4.79%) Financial Analyst
8 15 (4.49%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 15 (4.49%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.19%) .NET Developer
9 14 (4.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 14 (4.19%) Junior
10 13 (3.89%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.59%) Graduate
12 11 (3.29%) Finance Manager
13 10 (2.99%) Financial Software Product Manager
14 9 (2.69%) Finance Business Analyst
14 9 (2.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.98%) .NET
2 16 (4.79%) HTML
3 14 (4.19%) CSS
3 14 (4.19%) Spring
3 14 (4.19%) Web Services
4 12 (3.59%) JMS
5 10 (2.99%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.69%) Java EE
6 9 (2.69%) React
7 7 (2.10%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.10%) SOAP
7 7 (2.10%) XML
8 6 (1.80%) Middleware
8 6 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (1.80%) Velocity
8 6 (1.80%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 5 (1.50%) J2EE
9 5 (1.50%) POSIX
10 4 (1.20%) EJB
10 4 (1.20%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.89%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.69%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.40%) User Experience
7 7 (2.10%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.10%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.80%) Learning Management System
9 5 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.50%) Social Media
10 4 (1.20%) PMI
10 4 (1.20%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.20%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.90%) Clustering
11 3 (0.90%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.90%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.49%) Windows
2 18 (5.39%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.59%) Linux
4 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.50%) Unix
5 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (15.27%) Project Management
3 41 (12.28%) Scrum
4 39 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (7.78%) CRM
7 26 (7.78%) ERP
8 24 (7.19%) DevOps
9 23 (6.89%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 22 (6.59%) High Availability
11 21 (6.29%) SDLC
12 20 (5.99%) PRINCE2
12 20 (5.99%) Test Scripting
13 19 (5.69%) Information Security
13 19 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (5.39%) ITIL
15 16 (4.79%) Data Modelling
15 16 (4.79%) Mentoring
16 15 (4.49%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 84 (25.15%) SQL
2 32 (9.58%) Java
3 24 (7.19%) JavaScript
4 20 (5.99%) X++
5 17 (5.09%) C#
5 17 (5.09%) Python
6 12 (3.59%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.40%) C
7 8 (2.40%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.40%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.10%) Java 8
9 5 (1.50%) Java 9
9 5 (1.50%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.50%) VBA
10 4 (1.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 4 (1.20%) XPath
11 3 (0.90%) Ruby
11 3 (0.90%) VB
12 2 (0.60%) C++
12 2 (0.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (14.07%) Degree
2 13 (3.89%) CISSP
3 11 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.69%) CISM
5 9 (2.69%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.40%) GIAC
6 8 (2.40%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.10%) GCIH
7 7 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.80%) CCNP
8 6 (1.80%) CEH
8 6 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.50%) CISA
9 5 (1.50%) ISEB
9 5 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.20%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.90%) APMP
11 3 (0.90%) CCIE
11 3 (0.90%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.08%) QA
2 15 (4.49%) PMO
3 11 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.40%) GDPR
5 6 (1.80%) COBIT
6 4 (1.20%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.20%) SLA
7 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.30%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.30%) PSD2
System Software
1 14 (4.19%) Docker
2 9 (2.69%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.50%) NFS
4 4 (1.20%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.20%) HDFS
4 4 (1.20%) KVM
4 4 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.69%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.10%) Puppet
3 5 (1.50%) Ansible
3 5 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.20%) Oozie
5 2 (0.60%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.60%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.30%) Grafana
6 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 49 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.78%) SAP
3 24 (7.19%) Oracle
4 13 (3.89%) Cisco
4 13 (3.89%) Juniper
5 11 (3.29%) Capita
6 10 (2.99%) Hyperion
6 10 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.69%) Anaplan
7 9 (2.69%) F5
7 9 (2.69%) Google
7 9 (2.69%) Tagetik
8 6 (1.80%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.80%) VMware
9 5 (1.50%) Pardot
9 5 (1.50%) Sage
9 5 (1.50%) Tableau
10 4 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.20%) Xero