Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1739 2531 3364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 14.34% 17.42% 17.87%
As % of the General category 41.50% 46.68% 46.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1989 2777
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -1.04%

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 the Thames Valley with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4190 5422 7239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 34.55% 37.32% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2980 3991 5317
Thames Valley median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the Thames Valley

Finance
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Salary trend for Finance in the Thames Valley

Finance
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in the Thames Valley

Finance
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Berkshire -3 1002 £50,000 - 65
Buckinghamshire -4 531 £45,000 - 37
Oxfordshire -13 216 £45,000 - 29
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Finance.

1 426 (24.50%) SQL
2 406 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
3 302 (17.37%) Telecoms
4 293 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
5 290 (16.68%) Java
6 286 (16.45%) SAP
7 262 (15.07%) Project Management
8 258 (14.84%) Microsoft
9 253 (14.55%) Marketing
10 220 (12.65%) SQL Server
11 213 (12.25%) Degree
12 212 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
13 208 (11.96%) JavaScript
14 192 (11.04%) HTML
15 185 (10.64%) Windows
16 175 (10.06%) CSS
16 175 (10.06%) C#
16 175 (10.06%) Manufacturing
17 166 (9.55%) .NET
18 160 (9.20%) Linux
18 160 (9.20%) Programme Management
19 153 (8.80%) Banking
20 150 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
21 139 (7.99%) Python
21 139 (7.99%) Digital Marketing
22 135 (7.76%) Retail
23 134 (7.71%) Oracle
24 132 (7.59%) Electronics
25 129 (7.42%) Microsoft Office
26 123 (7.07%) SDLC

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 60 (3.45%) Apache
2 45 (2.59%) CMS
3 39 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 35 (2.01%) SAS
5 27 (1.55%) IIS
6 25 (1.44%) Apache Spark
7 23 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 22 (1.27%) MS Exchange
9 20 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 17 (0.98%) SharePoint
11 14 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
11 14 (0.81%) Umbraco
12 13 (0.75%) JBoss
13 11 (0.63%) DNN
13 11 (0.63%) Documentum
13 11 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.40%) Apache Pig
14 7 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (0.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 129 (7.42%) Microsoft Office
2 114 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 80 (4.60%) Microsoft Project
4 62 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 37 (2.13%) MS Visio
6 23 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) Niku Workbench
8 2 (0.12%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.058%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 49 (2.82%) SAP CO
1 49 (2.82%) SAP FI
1 49 (2.82%) SAP FI/CO
2 27 (1.55%) SAP MM
3 22 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.98%) Unit4 Business World
5 16 (0.92%) SAP CS
5 16 (0.92%) SAP PM
5 16 (0.92%) SAP QM
5 16 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
6 12 (0.69%) NetSuite
7 10 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 9 (0.52%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 101 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (5.12%) SaaS
3 65 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
5 17 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.86%) Office 365
7 14 (0.81%) FinancialForce
8 8 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (0.46%) PaaS
9 7 (0.40%) IaaS
10 6 (0.35%) Force.com
10 6 (0.35%) GitHub
11 5 (0.29%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.29%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.17%) Tricentis Tosca
14 2 (0.12%) Data Lake Analytics
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.57%) Firewall
2 60 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 59 (3.39%) WAN
4 52 (2.99%) LAN
4 52 (2.99%) VPN
5 34 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (1.67%) DNS
7 28 (1.61%) Internet
8 26 (1.50%) AMQP
9 20 (1.15%) SAN
9 20 (1.15%) VoIP
10 19 (1.09%) MPLS
11 18 (1.04%) Cisco PIX
12 16 (0.92%) DHCP
12 16 (0.92%) HTTP
12 16 (0.92%) IPsec
12 16 (0.92%) VLAN
13 15 (0.86%) FTP
13 15 (0.86%) Network Security
14 14 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 90 (5.18%) MySQL
3 80 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 76 (4.37%) Big Data
5 63 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (2.82%) QlikView
8 47 (2.70%) Hadoop
9 43 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 37 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
11 36 (2.07%) Relational Database
12 33 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 33 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 31 (1.78%) Oracle Database
14 28 (1.61%) MongoDB
14 28 (1.61%) SAP BW
15 23 (1.32%) Data Mining
15 23 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
16 22 (1.27%) SAP HANA
17 21 (1.21%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 84 (4.83%) JIRA
2 75 (4.31%) Git (software)
3 49 (2.82%) Selenium
4 40 (2.30%) Jenkins
5 29 (1.67%) Maven
6 28 (1.61%) Cucumber
6 28 (1.61%) JUnit
7 27 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (1.55%) Visual Studio
8 24 (1.38%) Subversion
8 24 (1.38%) WebDriver
9 22 (1.27%) Eclipse
10 12 (0.69%) gulp
10 12 (0.69%) Metasploit
11 10 (0.58%) HP UFT
12 9 (0.52%) PHPUnit
12 9 (0.52%) Protractor
13 6 (0.35%) Burp Suite
13 6 (0.35%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 302 (17.37%) Telecoms
2 253 (14.55%) Marketing
3 175 (10.06%) Manufacturing
4 153 (8.80%) Banking
5 135 (7.76%) Retail
6 132 (7.59%) Electronics
7 113 (6.50%) Legal
8 97 (5.58%) Financial Institution
9 31 (1.78%) Advertising
10 27 (1.55%) Back Office
11 24 (1.38%) Billing
12 22 (1.27%) General Ledger
13 20 (1.15%) Automotive
14 19 (1.09%) Local Government
15 16 (0.92%) Publishing
16 13 (0.75%) Law
17 9 (0.52%) Digital Economy
18 8 (0.46%) Games
19 6 (0.35%) Front Office
20 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 348 (20.01%) Developer
2 306 (17.60%) Analyst
3 174 (10.01%) Consultant
4 146 (8.40%) Project Manager
5 90 (5.18%) Business Analyst
6 82 (4.72%) Architect
6 82 (4.72%) Java Developer
7 81 (4.66%) .NET Developer
8 73 (4.20%) C# Developer
9 69 (3.97%) Senior Developer
10 59 (3.39%) Junior
11 58 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
12 52 (2.99%) Service Analyst
13 48 (2.76%) Senior Manager
14 47 (2.70%) IT Manager
15 45 (2.59%) Financial Analyst
15 45 (2.59%) SAP Consultant
16 42 (2.42%) Administrator
17 41 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
18 40 (2.30%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (11.04%) HTML
2 175 (10.06%) CSS
3 166 (9.55%) .NET
4 110 (6.33%) Web Services
5 86 (4.95%) AngularJS
6 85 (4.89%) XML
7 72 (4.14%) ASP.NET
8 71 (4.08%) Spring
9 70 (4.03%) jQuery
10 61 (3.51%) HTML5
11 50 (2.88%) CSS3
11 50 (2.88%) RESTful
12 45 (2.59%) REST
13 43 (2.47%) React
14 38 (2.19%) WCF
15 35 (2.01%) SOAP
16 33 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
17 32 (1.84%) KnockoutJS
18 31 (1.78%) JSON
19 30 (1.73%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 212 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (4.77%) Computer Science
3 79 (4.54%) Hedge funds
4 74 (4.26%) Fintech
5 54 (3.11%) Virtual Team
6 51 (2.93%) Data Centre
7 49 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
8 44 (2.53%) User Experience
9 43 (2.47%) Management Information System
10 27 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
11 19 (1.09%) EPoS
12 18 (1.04%) Mobile App
13 17 (0.98%) Smartphone
14 13 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
14 13 (0.75%) Reinsurance
14 13 (0.75%) Smart Meter
15 12 (0.69%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.69%) PMI
16 9 (0.52%) Robotics
16 9 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 185 (10.64%) Windows
2 160 (9.20%) Linux
3 70 (4.03%) Unix
4 57 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 41 (2.36%) Windows 7
6 39 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (1.67%) Android
8 26 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 23 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.75%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.40%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.35%) Kali Linux
17 5 (0.29%) AIX
17 5 (0.29%) Debian
18 4 (0.23%) Solaris
19 3 (0.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
3 262 (15.07%) Project Management
4 160 (9.20%) Programme Management
5 150 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 139 (7.99%) Digital Marketing
7 123 (7.07%) SDLC
8 121 (6.96%) ITIL
8 121 (6.96%) Scrum
9 116 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 103 (5.92%) ERP
11 100 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
12 90 (5.18%) TDD
13 86 (4.95%) CRM
14 82 (4.72%) DevOps
15 77 (4.43%) Test Automation
16 73 (4.20%) Analytics
17 72 (4.14%) OO
18 70 (4.03%) Change Management
19 68 (3.91%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 426 (24.50%) SQL
2 290 (16.68%) Java
3 208 (11.96%) JavaScript
4 175 (10.06%) C#
5 139 (7.99%) Python
6 67 (3.85%) C++
7 49 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 47 (2.70%) C
9 42 (2.42%) Perl
10 40 (2.30%) Bash Shell
11 31 (1.78%) Ruby
12 24 (1.38%) PHP
13 22 (1.27%) PowerShell
14 20 (1.15%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.15%) VB.NET
15 17 (0.98%) Tcl
16 16 (0.92%) Scala
16 16 (0.92%) Shell Script
17 14 (0.81%) ABAP
17 14 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 213 (12.25%) Degree
2 54 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 50 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (2.59%) CISSP
5 37 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 33 (1.90%) CCNA
7 30 (1.73%) CIMA
7 30 (1.73%) PMI Certification
8 29 (1.67%) SC Cleared
9 28 (1.61%) CISM
10 25 (1.44%) ACCA
10 25 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 24 (1.38%) CCNP
12 22 (1.27%) PMP
13 20 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (0.86%) ISEB
16 14 (0.81%) AAT
16 14 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 13 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.89%) QA
2 82 (4.72%) SLA
3 49 (2.82%) PMO
4 38 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.27%) GDPR
6 17 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.92%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.69%) GAAP
9 10 (0.58%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.52%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 4 (0.23%) COBIT
13 3 (0.17%) HL7
14 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.12%) GAMP
14 2 (0.12%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.12%) WAI
15 1 (0.058%) IASME
15 1 (0.058%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 50 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 35 (2.01%) Docker
4 19 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.63%) KVM
6 11 (0.63%) XenApp
7 9 (0.52%) Terminal Services
7 9 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (0.52%) XenServer
8 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.17%) NFS
9 2 (0.12%) SAP ITS
10 1 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.058%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.058%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.058%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (2.70%) Ansible
2 31 (1.78%) Puppet
3 30 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.86%) Nessus
4 15 (0.86%) Nmap
5 10 (0.58%) WSUS
6 9 (0.52%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.35%) Galera Cluster
7 6 (0.35%) OpenNebula
7 6 (0.35%) SCCM
8 5 (0.29%) Oozie
9 4 (0.23%) Nagios
10 3 (0.17%) Grafana
10 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.12%) Control-M
11 2 (0.12%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 286 (16.45%) SAP
2 258 (14.84%) Microsoft
3 134 (7.71%) Oracle
4 73 (4.20%) Cisco
5 69 (3.97%) VMware
6 34 (1.96%) Cognos
7 29 (1.67%) Citrix
8 28 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (1.55%) IBM
9 27 (1.55%) Juniper
10 24 (1.38%) F5
10 24 (1.38%) Sage
11 23 (1.32%) EMC
12 22 (1.27%) Tableau
13 19 (1.09%) Red Hat
14 17 (0.98%) Splunk
14 17 (0.98%) White Clarke
15 16 (0.92%) ClickSoftware Technologies
15 16 (0.92%) Xamarin
16 15 (0.86%) Xero