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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 20934 25549 25195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 22.03% 23.38% 22.04%
As % of the General category 51.76% 52.70% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16925 20773 20083
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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
40441 48476 49829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.56% 44.36% 43.58%
Number of salaries quoted 33011 38734 38581
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £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 29 September 2016 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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 19589 £55,000 +4.76% 2700
London -2 10528 £62,500 +4.16% 1507
South East +3 3063 £47,500 - 374
City of London 0 2165 £61,500 +2.50% 419
North West -2 1158 £42,500 -5.55% 170
East of England -2 1114 £50,000 +4.16% 148
Yorkshire 0 1026 £45,000 +12.50% 107
West Midlands -1 1013 £43,500 -3.33% 134
South West -2 983 £45,000 +4.65% 158
Berkshire +2 832 £50,000 -4.76% 76
West Yorkshire +2 822 £45,000 +7.14% 72
Scotland 0 770 £47,500 -3.06% 117
Manchester -6 623 £45,000 +2.27% 99
Surrey -1 622 £50,000 +11.11% 73
Birmingham +2 504 £45,000 -5.26% 53
Leeds +3 487 £42,500 - 57
Hampshire -2 474 £42,500 -5.55% 72
East Midlands -2 474 £50,000 +17.64% 65
Edinburgh 0 436 £50,000 +2.45% 71
Bristol 0 367 £45,000 +10.42% 67
Hertfordshire -1 349 £55,000 +4.76% 55
Reading +2 348 £50,000 -9.09% 31
Buckinghamshire +1 340 £45,000 -5.26% 47
Cheshire +2 316 £38,500 -14.44% 30
Essex 0 304 £50,000 +11.11% 28
Wales -2 288 £38,875 -0.32% 23
Glasgow 0 284 £42,500 -10.52% 30
South Wales 0 266 £37,500 -3.84% 18
Cambridgeshire +7 249 £47,500 +5.55% 35
Nottinghamshire -1 246 £50,000 +25.00% 32

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 11249 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
2 10235 (23.91%) SQL
3 7767 (18.15%) Banking
4 6644 (15.52%) Degree
5 6331 (14.79%) Java
6 6315 (14.75%) C#
7 6284 (14.68%) .NET
8 6119 (14.30%) SQL Server
9 5920 (13.83%) Microsoft
10 5329 (12.45%) Project Management
11 5161 (12.06%) Windows
12 5070 (11.85%) JavaScript
13 5029 (11.75%) Oracle
14 4735 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
15 4421 (10.33%) HTML
16 4114 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 4099 (9.58%) Linux
18 3895 (9.10%) ITIL
19 3765 (8.80%) Retail
20 3760 (8.78%) MS Excel
21 3735 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
22 3661 (8.55%) CSS
23 3555 (8.31%) Scrum
24 3240 (7.57%) SDLC
25 3172 (7.41%) Telecoms
26 3012 (7.04%) MVC
27 2968 (6.93%) ASP.NET
28 2849 (6.66%) SAP
29 2848 (6.65%) TDD
30 2810 (6.57%) Computer Science

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 1058 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 931 (2.18%) IIS
3 767 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 724 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 718 (1.68%) Apache
6 687 (1.61%) WebSphere
7 564 (1.32%) SAS
8 480 (1.12%) CMS
9 468 (1.09%) Confluence
10 433 (1.01%) JBoss
11 369 (0.86%) WebLogic
12 328 (0.77%) Apache Spark
13 326 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 256 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
15 238 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
16 198 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
17 159 (0.37%) Skype for Business
18 158 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
19 144 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
20 127 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3760 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 1891 (4.42%) MS Office
3 856 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 560 (1.31%) MS Project
5 512 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 128 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 124 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 112 (0.26%) SPSS
9 82 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 43 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
11 32 (0.075%) InVision
12 28 (0.065%) InDesign
13 25 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 11 (0.026%) Open Workbench
15 9 (0.021%) Acrobat
15 9 (0.021%) Fireworks
15 9 (0.021%) HipChat
16 8 (0.019%) Adobe Captivate
16 8 (0.019%) Stata
17 7 (0.016%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 664 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 557 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 518 (1.21%) SAP FI
4 484 (1.13%) SAP CO
4 484 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 448 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
6 404 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
7 355 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
8 294 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
9 201 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
10 194 (0.45%) SAP BPC
11 174 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
12 171 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
13 167 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
14 147 (0.34%) HFM
15 140 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
16 134 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
17 124 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
18 117 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
18 117 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1137 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
2 902 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 868 (2.03%) SaaS
4 561 (1.31%) Office 365
5 389 (0.91%) PaaS
6 283 (0.66%) IaaS
7 231 (0.54%) GitHub
8 217 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 208 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
10 134 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 99 (0.23%) Mimecast
12 95 (0.22%) Google Analytics
13 92 (0.21%) Amazon S3
14 71 (0.17%) OpenShift
15 56 (0.13%) Taleo
16 55 (0.13%) Force.com
17 49 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
18 48 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 39 (0.091%) Google Apps
20 35 (0.082%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1468 (3.43%) Firewall
2 872 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 847 (1.98%) Internet
4 777 (1.82%) LAN
5 747 (1.75%) WAN
6 693 (1.62%) DNS
7 571 (1.33%) SAN
8 566 (1.32%) VPN
9 477 (1.11%) Network Security
10 401 (0.94%) DHCP
11 397 (0.93%) VoIP
12 395 (0.92%) HTTP
13 320 (0.75%) Wireless
14 307 (0.72%) Intranet
15 299 (0.70%) MPLS
16 260 (0.61%) SSL
17 218 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
18 216 (0.50%) BGP
19 194 (0.45%) Multicast
20 188 (0.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6119 (14.30%) SQL Server
2 1708 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
3 1453 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1444 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1268 (2.96%) Big Data
6 1247 (2.91%) Relational Database
7 1002 (2.34%) MySQL
8 885 (2.07%) Oracle Database
9 878 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 836 (1.95%) NoSQL
11 740 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
12 686 (1.60%) MongoDB
13 664 (1.55%) Hadoop
14 652 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 651 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 535 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
17 512 (1.20%) RDBMS
18 468 (1.09%) QlikView
19 405 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
20 371 (0.87%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1448 (3.38%) JIRA
2 1299 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1061 (2.48%) Selenium
4 1020 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 921 (2.15%) Jenkins
6 907 (2.12%) Visual Studio
7 809 (1.89%) Subversion
8 624 (1.46%) Maven
9 580 (1.36%) JUnit
10 576 (1.35%) NUnit
11 448 (1.05%) Cucumber
12 367 (0.86%) TeamCity
13 335 (0.78%) SoapUI
14 307 (0.72%) MSTest
15 286 (0.67%) Eclipse
16 277 (0.65%) Ant
17 272 (0.64%) WebDriver
18 259 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 240 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
20 237 (0.55%) Moq
General
1 7767 (18.15%) Banking
2 3765 (8.80%) Retail
3 3172 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 2408 (5.63%) Marketing
5 1660 (3.88%) Manufacturing
6 1522 (3.56%) Investment Banking
7 1515 (3.54%) Legal
8 1335 (3.12%) Financial Institution
9 1244 (2.91%) Front Office
10 881 (2.06%) Back Office
11 712 (1.66%) Law
12 700 (1.64%) Advertising
13 694 (1.62%) Electronics
14 531 (1.24%) Publishing
15 529 (1.24%) Games
16 439 (1.03%) Billing
17 390 (0.91%) Retail Banking
18 315 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
19 253 (0.59%) General Ledger
20 248 (0.58%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10779 (25.18%) Developer
2 8397 (19.62%) Analyst
3 3167 (7.40%) Consultant
4 3003 (7.02%) Project Manager
5 2912 (6.80%) Business Analyst
6 2893 (6.76%) C# Developer
7 2705 (6.32%) .NET Developer
8 2690 (6.28%) Architect
9 2306 (5.39%) Java Developer
10 2094 (4.89%) Senior Developer
11 1831 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
12 1360 (3.18%) SQL Developer
13 1271 (2.97%) Applications Support
14 1265 (2.96%) Support Analyst
15 1196 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
16 1191 (2.78%) Financial Analyst
17 1189 (2.78%) IT Manager
18 992 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
19 962 (2.25%) Software Developer
20 888 (2.07%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6284 (14.68%) .NET
2 4421 (10.33%) HTML
3 3661 (8.55%) CSS
4 2968 (6.93%) ASP.NET
5 2379 (5.56%) Web Services
6 2194 (5.13%) XML
7 2082 (4.86%) AngularJS
8 2017 (4.71%) jQuery
9 1696 (3.96%) HTML5
10 1503 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1323 (3.09%) WCF
12 1228 (2.87%) Spring
13 1218 (2.85%) .NET Framework
14 1038 (2.43%) REST
15 1028 (2.40%) SOAP
16 1018 (2.38%) WPF
17 957 (2.24%) CSS3
18 762 (1.78%) Hibernate
19 744 (1.74%) J2EE
20 695 (1.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4735 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2810 (6.57%) Computer Science
3 1704 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 1434 (3.35%) Fintech
5 1300 (3.04%) Data Centre
6 1210 (2.83%) User Experience
7 1091 (2.55%) Mathematics
8 1011 (2.36%) Derivative
9 912 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 890 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
11 807 (1.89%) Hedge funds
12 705 (1.65%) Fixed Income
13 703 (1.64%) Equities
14 682 (1.59%) Visualisation
15 622 (1.45%) Mobile App
16 579 (1.35%) Statistics
17 486 (1.14%) Algorithms
18 473 (1.11%) Data Structures
19 439 (1.03%) Virtual Team
20 433 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5161 (12.06%) Windows
2 4099 (9.58%) Linux
3 2710 (6.33%) Unix
4 1455 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 664 (1.55%) Windows 7
6 633 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 623 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 564 (1.32%) Android
9 551 (1.29%) Apple iOS
10 541 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 374 (0.87%) Solaris
12 268 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 196 (0.46%) CentOS
14 180 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 177 (0.41%) Windows 10
16 173 (0.40%) AIX
17 114 (0.27%) Mac OS X
18 107 (0.25%) Ubuntu
19 100 (0.23%) Windows XP
20 66 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11249 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
2 5329 (12.45%) Project Management
3 4114 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 3895 (9.10%) ITIL
5 3735 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
6 3555 (8.31%) Scrum
7 3240 (7.57%) SDLC
8 3012 (7.04%) MVC
9 2848 (6.65%) TDD
10 2609 (6.10%) PRINCE2
11 2489 (5.82%) Software Engineering
12 2431 (5.68%) Business Analysis
13 2411 (5.63%) Analytics
14 2293 (5.36%) OO
15 2132 (4.98%) Mentoring
16 2059 (4.81%) CRM
17 1858 (4.34%) Risk Management
18 1856 (4.34%) Change Management
19 1837 (4.29%) E-Commerce
20 1768 (4.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10235 (23.91%) SQL
2 6331 (14.79%) Java
3 6315 (14.75%) C#
4 5070 (11.85%) JavaScript
5 2472 (5.78%) Python
6 1967 (4.60%) C++
7 1607 (3.75%) T-SQL
8 1113 (2.60%) PL/SQL
9 1069 (2.50%) Perl
10 1065 (2.49%) PowerShell
11 1061 (2.48%) C
12 919 (2.15%) PHP
13 619 (1.45%) VB
14 615 (1.44%) VB.NET
15 614 (1.43%) Ruby
16 574 (1.34%) VBA
17 557 (1.30%) Shell Script
18 554 (1.29%) Bash Shell
19 481 (1.12%) Scala
20 345 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 6644 (15.52%) Degree
2 1098 (2.57%) ISEB
3 902 (2.11%) CISSP
4 874 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 832 (1.94%) Security Cleared
6 769 (1.80%) PMI Certification
7 728 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 633 (1.48%) PMP
9 624 (1.46%) ISTQB
10 563 (1.32%) CISM
11 552 (1.29%) CCNP
12 515 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 501 (1.17%) CCNA
14 473 (1.11%) CISA
15 424 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 411 (0.96%) SC Cleared
17 380 (0.89%) ACCA
18 310 (0.72%) MCSE
19 292 (0.68%) CIMA
20 268 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2397 (5.60%) QA
2 1043 (2.44%) SLA
3 671 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 587 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 501 (1.17%) Data Quality
6 320 (0.75%) COBIT
7 268 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 253 (0.59%) MiFID
9 123 (0.29%) SEPA
10 108 (0.25%) EMIR
11 86 (0.20%) Solvency II
12 81 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
13 71 (0.17%) ISO 9001
14 54 (0.13%) FATCA
15 45 (0.11%) SDET
16 34 (0.079%) PMBOK
17 33 (0.077%) P3O
18 30 (0.070%) ISO27002
19 29 (0.068%) Basel III
19 29 (0.068%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1844 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 1019 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 405 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 330 (0.77%) Docker
5 283 (0.66%) vSphere
6 277 (0.65%) XenApp
7 163 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
8 152 (0.36%) VMware ESX
9 131 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 130 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 109 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 83 (0.19%) NFS
13 73 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
14 63 (0.15%) Firmware
15 62 (0.14%) Xen
16 57 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
17 47 (0.11%) HDFS
17 47 (0.11%) XenServer
18 43 (0.10%) Terminal Services
18 43 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 768 (1.79%) Puppet
2 554 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 468 (1.09%) SCCM
4 435 (1.02%) Ansible
5 275 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 253 (0.59%) Control-M
7 248 (0.58%) Nagios
8 240 (0.56%) SCOM
9 94 (0.22%) OpenView
10 89 (0.21%) Data Guard
11 82 (0.19%) Nessus
11 82 (0.19%) WSUS
12 79 (0.18%) Tivoli
13 75 (0.18%) Kubernetes
14 73 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
14 73 (0.17%) NetBackup
15 70 (0.16%) SCVMM
16 68 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
17 60 (0.14%) Salt
18 56 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5920 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 5029 (11.75%) Oracle
3 2849 (6.66%) SAP
4 1700 (3.97%) Cisco
5 1672 (3.91%) VMware
6 1107 (2.59%) Citrix
7 1030 (2.41%) HP
8 879 (2.05%) IBM
9 731 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 538 (1.26%) CheckPoint
11 524 (1.22%) Tableau
12 489 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
13 480 (1.12%) Hyperion
14 453 (1.06%) Informatica
15 444 (1.04%) Google
16 436 (1.02%) Cognos
17 417 (0.97%) Sybase
18 301 (0.70%) F5
19 282 (0.66%) Juniper
20 277 (0.65%) Adobe
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Pension, Health Care, Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
RIVER ISLAND CLOTHING CO.LTD
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80,000 + Brilliant Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Coded People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + flex time, pension and more
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tyne and Wear
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus (to15%) + excellent bens
Posted: 10 hours ago