The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
UK
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 18346 23370 23285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.82% 23.34% 22.59%
As % of the General category 52.85% 53.07% 51.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14592 19327 19161
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
34714 44035 44922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.29% 43.98% 43.58%
Number of salaries quoted 27952 35920 36105
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Finance
Salary Trend

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

Finance Salary Trend in the UK

Finance
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Finance Salary Histogram in the UK

Finance
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 17229 £55,000 +0.91% 2630
London -1 9669 £62,500 +4.16% 1500
South East -6 2245 £50,000 +1.01% 355
City of London 0 1816 £60,000 - 453
East of England -2 1008 £50,000 - 112
South West +1 996 £47,500 +5.55% 187
North West -6 936 £45,000 +5.88% 147
Yorkshire 0 909 £42,500 - 145
West Midlands +1 868 £45,000 - 98
West Yorkshire -2 658 £42,500 -5.55% 99
Scotland -2 595 £45,000 -5.26% 103
Berkshire -8 502 £50,000 -4.76% 66
Manchester -10 476 £45,000 +5.88% 83
Leeds -1 461 £45,000 +3.44% 54
Surrey -2 457 £52,500 +5.00% 97
Birmingham +1 437 £52,000 +15.55% 37
East Midlands +5 434 £50,000 +16.95% 46
Bristol +7 421 £51,000 +13.33% 85
Hampshire +3 400 £47,500 - 63
Hertfordshire -4 361 £55,000 +15.78% 36
Edinburgh -1 329 £45,000 -5.26% 79
Cheshire 0 293 £44,000 -0.56% 42
Buckinghamshire -2 255 £45,000 - 32
Glasgow +1 234 £45,000 -1.90% 14
Essex -1 225 £51,000 +2.00% 15
Reading -7 211 £57,500 +15.00% 26
Nottinghamshire +2 206 £55,000 +42.85% 18
Wales -4 197 £40,000 - 23
Nottingham +1 192 £55,000 +42.85% 16
South Wales 0 180 £40,000 - 21

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 with a requirement for Finance.

1 10803 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9209 (23.74%) SQL
3 8071 (20.81%) Banking
4 6159 (15.88%) C#
5 6089 (15.70%) Java
6 5914 (15.25%) .NET
7 5550 (14.31%) Degree
8 5382 (13.88%) Microsoft
9 5362 (13.82%) SQL Server
10 4781 (12.33%) JavaScript
11 4657 (12.01%) Project Management
12 4452 (11.48%) Windows
13 4151 (10.70%) Oracle
14 4135 (10.66%) HTML
15 3972 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
16 3851 (9.93%) Linux
17 3708 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 3608 (9.30%) MS Excel
19 3341 (8.61%) Scrum
20 3335 (8.60%) Retail
21 3286 (8.47%) ITIL
22 3254 (8.39%) CSS
23 3146 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
24 2999 (7.73%) Telecoms
25 2718 (7.01%) SDLC
26 2698 (6.96%) MVC
27 2612 (6.73%) ASP.NET
28 2584 (6.66%) TDD
29 2533 (6.53%) Software Engineering
30 2455 (6.33%) SAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 986 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 800 (2.06%) IIS
3 682 (1.76%) Apache
4 659 (1.70%) MS Exchange
5 629 (1.62%) Tomcat
6 609 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 502 (1.29%) JBoss
8 496 (1.28%) CMS
9 459 (1.18%) SAS
10 456 (1.18%) Apache Spark
11 417 (1.08%) Confluence
12 353 (0.91%) WebLogic
13 309 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
14 270 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
15 267 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 196 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
17 193 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
18 177 (0.46%) Skype for Business
19 176 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
20 140 (0.36%) Jetty
Applications
1 3608 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1594 (4.11%) MS Office
3 804 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 531 (1.37%) MS Project
5 448 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 128 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 102 (0.26%) SPSS
8 90 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 83 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 45 (0.12%) InVision
11 34 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
12 19 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 14 (0.036%) InfoPath
14 11 (0.028%) InDesign
15 9 (0.023%) Open Workbench
16 6 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
16 6 (0.015%) Fireworks
16 6 (0.015%) GNU Octave
17 5 (0.013%) Acrobat
17 5 (0.013%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 579 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 469 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
3 428 (1.10%) SAP FI
4 395 (1.02%) SAP CO
4 395 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
5 387 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
6 372 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
7 328 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
8 322 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
9 248 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
10 197 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
11 193 (0.50%) SAP BPC
12 184 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
13 161 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
14 142 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
15 136 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
16 116 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 113 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
18 105 (0.27%) HFM
19 98 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1336 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1102 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 899 (2.32%) SaaS
4 587 (1.51%) Office 365
5 320 (0.83%) PaaS
6 254 (0.65%) GitHub
7 245 (0.63%) IaaS
8 209 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 202 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
10 132 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 90 (0.23%) Mimecast
12 77 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
13 68 (0.18%) Google Analytics
14 58 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 58 (0.15%) G Suite
15 48 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
16 45 (0.12%) Slack
17 43 (0.11%) FinancialForce.com
18 40 (0.10%) OpenShift
19 34 (0.088%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1422 (3.67%) Firewall
2 845 (2.18%) TCP/IP
3 797 (2.05%) Internet
4 758 (1.95%) LAN
5 748 (1.93%) WAN
6 632 (1.63%) DNS
7 510 (1.31%) SAN
8 503 (1.30%) VPN
9 444 (1.14%) HTTP
10 428 (1.10%) Network Security
11 398 (1.03%) DHCP
12 360 (0.93%) Intranet
13 318 (0.82%) VoIP
14 314 (0.81%) MPLS
15 277 (0.71%) Wireless
16 272 (0.70%) SSL
17 251 (0.65%) BGP
18 229 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
19 212 (0.55%) OSPF
20 157 (0.40%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5362 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 1397 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
3 1336 (3.44%) Big Data
4 1333 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1216 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1097 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 902 (2.33%) MySQL
8 856 (2.21%) NoSQL
9 759 (1.96%) Hadoop
10 728 (1.88%) Oracle Database
11 709 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 672 (1.73%) MongoDB
13 612 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 567 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
15 507 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
16 497 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
17 436 (1.12%) RDBMS
18 391 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
19 339 (0.87%) QlikView
20 325 (0.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1365 (3.52%) JIRA
2 1114 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 1096 (2.83%) Git (software)
4 1067 (2.75%) Selenium
5 921 (2.37%) Jenkins
6 751 (1.94%) Visual Studio
7 611 (1.58%) Maven
8 592 (1.53%) Subversion
9 522 (1.35%) NUnit
10 463 (1.19%) JUnit
11 414 (1.07%) TeamCity
12 382 (0.98%) Cucumber
13 342 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 305 (0.79%) MSTest
15 274 (0.71%) SoapUI
16 256 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
17 244 (0.63%) WebDriver
18 220 (0.57%) Moq
19 213 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
20 206 (0.53%) MSBuild
General
1 8071 (20.81%) Banking
2 3335 (8.60%) Retail
3 2999 (7.73%) Telecoms
4 2260 (5.83%) Marketing
5 1488 (3.84%) Manufacturing
6 1471 (3.79%) Investment Banking
7 1434 (3.70%) Legal
8 1269 (3.27%) Financial Institution
9 1154 (2.98%) Front Office
10 789 (2.03%) Back Office
11 644 (1.66%) Electronics
12 624 (1.61%) Advertising
13 526 (1.36%) Law
14 511 (1.32%) Games
15 463 (1.19%) Publishing
16 315 (0.81%) Billing
17 308 (0.79%) Retail Banking
18 221 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
19 200 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
20 196 (0.51%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10112 (26.07%) Developer
2 7367 (18.99%) Analyst
3 2809 (7.24%) Consultant
4 2797 (7.21%) C# Developer
5 2586 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2556 (6.59%) Project Manager
7 2461 (6.35%) Business Analyst
8 2429 (6.26%) Architect
9 2314 (5.97%) Java Developer
10 1945 (5.01%) Senior Developer
11 1796 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 1163 (3.00%) SQL Developer
13 1160 (2.99%) Support Analyst
14 1121 (2.89%) Applications Support
15 1068 (2.75%) IT Manager
16 998 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
17 988 (2.55%) Financial Analyst
18 856 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
19 853 (2.20%) Senior Manager
20 791 (2.04%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5914 (15.25%) .NET
2 4135 (10.66%) HTML
3 3254 (8.39%) CSS
4 2612 (6.73%) ASP.NET
5 2244 (5.79%) AngularJS
6 2042 (5.26%) Web Services
7 1978 (5.10%) XML
8 1618 (4.17%) HTML5
9 1451 (3.74%) jQuery
10 1316 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1151 (2.97%) WCF
12 1103 (2.84%) Spring
13 1047 (2.70%) .NET Framework
14 1015 (2.62%) WPF
15 1002 (2.58%) REST
16 892 (2.30%) SOAP
17 865 (2.23%) CSS3
18 800 (2.06%) RESTful
19 721 (1.86%) React
20 704 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3972 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2432 (6.27%) Computer Science
3 1739 (4.48%) Fintech
4 1337 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1291 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 1135 (2.93%) User Experience
7 1025 (2.64%) Mathematics
8 922 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 841 (2.17%) Derivative
10 824 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 696 (1.79%) Hedge funds
12 652 (1.68%) Equities
13 609 (1.57%) Fixed Income
14 586 (1.51%) Visualisation
15 544 (1.40%) Mobile App
16 537 (1.38%) Algorithms
17 497 (1.28%) Client/Server
18 492 (1.27%) Data Structures
19 477 (1.23%) Statistics
20 358 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4452 (11.48%) Windows
2 3851 (9.93%) Linux
3 2340 (6.03%) Unix
4 1296 (3.34%) Windows Server
5 596 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 566 (1.46%) Windows 7
7 523 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 487 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 485 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 472 (1.22%) Android
11 292 (0.75%) Solaris
12 223 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 165 (0.43%) CentOS
14 159 (0.41%) Windows 10
15 140 (0.36%) AIX
16 139 (0.36%) Windows 8
17 106 (0.27%) Mac OS X
18 98 (0.25%) Ubuntu
19 80 (0.21%) Windows XP
20 56 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10803 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 4657 (12.01%) Project Management
3 3708 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 3341 (8.61%) Scrum
5 3286 (8.47%) ITIL
6 3146 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2718 (7.01%) SDLC
8 2698 (6.96%) MVC
9 2584 (6.66%) TDD
10 2533 (6.53%) Software Engineering
11 2160 (5.57%) PRINCE2
12 2159 (5.57%) Analytics
13 2127 (5.48%) Business Analysis
14 1972 (5.08%) OO
15 1869 (4.82%) E-Commerce
16 1806 (4.66%) Mentoring
17 1793 (4.62%) Risk Management
18 1775 (4.58%) CRM
19 1742 (4.49%) Change Management
20 1603 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9209 (23.74%) SQL
2 6159 (15.88%) C#
3 6089 (15.70%) Java
4 4781 (12.33%) JavaScript
5 2405 (6.20%) Python
6 1734 (4.47%) C++
7 1383 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 1149 (2.96%) PowerShell
9 919 (2.37%) C
10 886 (2.28%) Perl
11 818 (2.11%) PHP
12 800 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 576 (1.49%) Ruby
14 545 (1.41%) Bash Shell
14 545 (1.41%) Scala
15 508 (1.31%) Shell Script
16 502 (1.29%) VB.NET
17 496 (1.28%) VBA
18 465 (1.20%) VB
19 313 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 5550 (14.31%) Degree
2 986 (2.54%) ISEB
3 813 (2.10%) CISSP
4 763 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
5 631 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 610 (1.57%) Security Cleared
7 580 (1.50%) PMP
8 579 (1.49%) CISM
9 550 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 507 (1.31%) ISTQB
11 500 (1.29%) CCNP
12 470 (1.21%) CISA
13 422 (1.09%) CCNA
14 379 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
15 368 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 303 (0.78%) SC Cleared
17 263 (0.68%) ACCA
18 237 (0.61%) CIMA
19 213 (0.55%) PhD
20 203 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2020 (5.21%) QA
2 931 (2.40%) SLA
3 656 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 499 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 437 (1.13%) Data Quality
6 315 (0.81%) COBIT
7 281 (0.72%) MiFID
8 223 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 85 (0.22%) EMIR
10 77 (0.20%) SEPA
11 72 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 62 (0.16%) Solvency II
13 58 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
14 57 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 50 (0.13%) SDET
16 49 (0.13%) GDPR
17 37 (0.095%) FATCA
18 35 (0.090%) P3O
19 32 (0.083%) Basel II
20 28 (0.072%) Basel III
System Software
1 1642 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 977 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 404 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 336 (0.87%) Docker
5 212 (0.55%) XenApp
6 200 (0.52%) vSphere
7 130 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 126 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 106 (0.27%) VMware ESX
10 105 (0.27%) NFS
11 82 (0.21%) XenDesktop
12 80 (0.21%) Xen
13 77 (0.20%) KVM
14 75 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
15 73 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
16 60 (0.15%) Apache Flume
17 59 (0.15%) HDFS
18 55 (0.14%) SRDF
19 50 (0.13%) Firmware
20 44 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 685 (1.77%) Puppet
2 538 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 463 (1.19%) Ansible
4 377 (0.97%) SCCM
5 215 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 215 (0.55%) Nagios
6 183 (0.47%) SCOM
7 179 (0.46%) Control-M
8 104 (0.27%) Nessus
9 93 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
10 82 (0.21%) SCVMM
11 77 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
11 77 (0.20%) FortiGate
11 77 (0.20%) Tivoli
12 76 (0.20%) WSUS
13 74 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
14 59 (0.15%) Kubernetes
15 57 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
16 56 (0.14%) Data Guard
17 55 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5382 (13.88%) Microsoft
2 4151 (10.70%) Oracle
3 2455 (6.33%) SAP
4 1536 (3.96%) Cisco
5 1510 (3.89%) VMware
6 859 (2.21%) Citrix
7 852 (2.20%) HP
8 774 (2.00%) IBM
9 690 (1.78%) Red Hat
10 533 (1.37%) CheckPoint
11 459 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
12 457 (1.18%) Sybase
13 452 (1.17%) Tableau
14 420 (1.08%) Google
15 344 (0.89%) Juniper
16 331 (0.85%) F5
17 328 (0.85%) Hyperion
18 316 (0.81%) Cognos
19 280 (0.72%) Splunk
20 273 (0.70%) Informatica
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £52k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + remote working and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 20%+ bonus + other benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Ingenio
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Today
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Today
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Today