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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 22074 25719 26177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 22.53% 23.36% 22.47%
As % of the General category 52.56% 52.44% 51.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17882 21031 20882
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
41997 49048 51294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.86% 44.55% 44.03%
Number of salaries quoted 34501 38853 39824
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,565 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 20513 £55,000 +4.76% 2858
London -2 11107 £62,500 +4.16% 1602
South East -3 3285 £47,500 -5.00% 403
City of London 0 2368 £60,000 - 515
North West 0 1162 £45,000 +5.88% 181
West Midlands +5 1128 £42,500 -5.55% 147
East of England +3 1097 £50,000 +5.26% 130
Yorkshire +2 1090 £42,500 - 111
Scotland 0 950 £47,500 +5.55% 131
South West -3 939 £47,500 +11.76% 173
Berkshire 0 889 £52,500 -4.54% 103
West Yorkshire +4 842 £44,000 +3.52% 87
Surrey -2 700 £50,000 - 83
Manchester +1 696 £45,000 +10.76% 117
Leeds +8 561 £45,000 - 57
Hampshire -1 536 £45,000 -1.09% 50
Edinburgh 0 508 £50,000 +11.11% 80
East Midlands -5 451 £47,500 +5.55% 68
Birmingham 0 444 £42,765 -14.47% 57
Glasgow -1 405 £47,500 +6.74% 35
Hertfordshire -1 375 £50,000 -6.10% 37
Reading 0 334 £52,000 -2.57% 43
Buckinghamshire -6 273 £45,000 -5.26% 55
Bristol 0 264 £45,000 +12.50% 63
Essex -2 263 £50,000 +11.11% 21
West Sussex -6 258 £47,500 +5.55% 24
Wales -2 257 £41,000 +9.33% 21
Cambridgeshire +4 245 £47,500 +5.55% 39
South Wales -1 243 £41,500 +10.66% 20
Kent +4 233 £42,500 - 20

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 11689 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 11071 (24.11%) SQL
3 7943 (17.30%) Banking
4 7544 (16.43%) Degree
5 6786 (14.78%) SQL Server
6 6633 (14.44%) .NET
7 6630 (14.44%) Microsoft
8 6607 (14.39%) Java
9 6483 (14.12%) C#
10 5915 (12.88%) Project Management
11 5469 (11.91%) Oracle
12 5416 (11.79%) Windows
13 5280 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
14 5269 (11.47%) JavaScript
15 4446 (9.68%) HTML
16 4326 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
17 4297 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
18 4196 (9.14%) ITIL
19 4138 (9.01%) MS Excel
20 4061 (8.84%) Linux
21 3792 (8.26%) Retail
22 3707 (8.07%) CSS
23 3568 (7.77%) Scrum
24 3563 (7.76%) Telecoms
25 3385 (7.37%) SDLC
26 3190 (6.95%) SAP
27 3153 (6.87%) MVC
28 3141 (6.84%) Computer Science
29 3026 (6.59%) ASP.NET
30 2994 (6.52%) TDD

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 1159 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 927 (2.02%) IIS
3 770 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 756 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 716 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 705 (1.54%) SAS
7 697 (1.52%) Apache
8 528 (1.15%) CMS
9 457 (1.00%) JBoss
10 422 (0.92%) Confluence
11 382 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 351 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
13 295 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
14 285 (0.62%) Apache Spark
15 272 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
16 207 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
17 187 (0.41%) Skype for Business
18 180 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
19 167 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
20 155 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4138 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 2096 (4.56%) MS Office
3 880 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 653 (1.42%) MS Project
5 574 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 158 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 150 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 136 (0.30%) SPSS
9 77 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 36 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
11 28 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 26 (0.057%) InDesign
13 22 (0.048%) Adobe Captivate
14 19 (0.041%) S-PLUS
15 16 (0.035%) InVision
16 11 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
16 11 (0.024%) Fireworks
17 10 (0.022%) HipChat
18 8 (0.017%) GIMP
18 8 (0.017%) Stata
Business Applications
1 808 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 620 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
3 558 (1.22%) SAP FI
4 507 (1.10%) SAP CO
5 504 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
6 454 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
7 449 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
8 362 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
9 319 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
10 207 (0.45%) SAP BPC
11 198 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
12 178 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
13 172 (0.37%) HFM
14 171 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
15 156 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
16 139 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
17 137 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
18 132 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
19 127 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
19 127 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 982 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 852 (1.86%) SaaS
3 777 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 455 (0.99%) Office 365
5 340 (0.74%) PaaS
6 244 (0.53%) IaaS
7 227 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 224 (0.49%) GitHub
9 149 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 106 (0.23%) Mimecast
11 102 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 100 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
13 92 (0.20%) Force.com
14 80 (0.17%) Amazon S3
15 74 (0.16%) OpenShift
16 60 (0.13%) Taleo
17 49 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
18 39 (0.085%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 36 (0.078%) Google Compute Engine
20 33 (0.072%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1459 (3.18%) Firewall
2 871 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 821 (1.79%) LAN
4 805 (1.75%) WAN
5 796 (1.73%) Internet
6 707 (1.54%) DNS
7 666 (1.45%) SAN
8 598 (1.30%) VPN
9 521 (1.13%) Network Security
10 412 (0.90%) VoIP
11 373 (0.81%) DHCP
12 327 (0.71%) HTTP
12 327 (0.71%) Wireless
13 321 (0.70%) MPLS
14 287 (0.62%) SSL
15 281 (0.61%) Intranet
16 246 (0.54%) BGP
17 224 (0.49%) OSPF
18 223 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
19 195 (0.42%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6786 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 1996 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1750 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1685 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1439 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1317 (2.87%) Big Data
7 1095 (2.38%) MySQL
8 1075 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 1006 (2.19%) Oracle Database
10 844 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
11 836 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 814 (1.77%) NoSQL
13 795 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
14 672 (1.46%) Hadoop
15 626 (1.36%) MongoDB
16 619 (1.35%) QlikView
17 598 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
18 583 (1.27%) RDBMS
19 490 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
20 392 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1455 (3.17%) JIRA
2 1301 (2.83%) Git (software)
3 1096 (2.39%) Selenium
4 990 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 983 (2.14%) Visual Studio
6 907 (1.98%) Jenkins
7 870 (1.89%) Subversion
8 665 (1.45%) JUnit
9 645 (1.40%) Maven
10 616 (1.34%) NUnit
11 500 (1.09%) Cucumber
12 366 (0.80%) TeamCity
13 363 (0.79%) Eclipse
14 341 (0.74%) MSTest
15 327 (0.71%) HP UFT
16 312 (0.68%) Ant
17 300 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
18 298 (0.65%) Moq
18 298 (0.65%) SoapUI
19 279 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 7943 (17.30%) Banking
2 3792 (8.26%) Retail
3 3563 (7.76%) Telecoms
4 2710 (5.90%) Marketing
5 1804 (3.93%) Manufacturing
6 1636 (3.56%) Legal
7 1495 (3.26%) Investment Banking
8 1449 (3.16%) Financial Institution
9 1351 (2.94%) Front Office
10 910 (1.98%) Back Office
11 852 (1.86%) Law
12 847 (1.84%) Electronics
13 720 (1.57%) Advertising
14 486 (1.06%) Billing
15 477 (1.04%) Publishing
16 463 (1.01%) Games
17 362 (0.79%) Retail Banking
18 354 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
19 303 (0.66%) Automotive
20 239 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11623 (25.31%) Developer
2 9286 (20.22%) Analyst
3 3344 (7.28%) Consultant
4 3207 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 3194 (6.96%) Project Manager
6 3041 (6.62%) C# Developer
7 2875 (6.26%) .NET Developer
8 2631 (5.73%) Architect
9 2412 (5.25%) Java Developer
10 2108 (4.59%) Senior Developer
11 1954 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 1586 (3.45%) SQL Developer
13 1359 (2.96%) Support Analyst
14 1309 (2.85%) Financial Analyst
15 1298 (2.83%) Applications Support
16 1252 (2.73%) IT Manager
17 1136 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
18 1103 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
19 995 (2.17%) Administrator
20 990 (2.16%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6633 (14.44%) .NET
2 4446 (9.68%) HTML
3 3707 (8.07%) CSS
4 3026 (6.59%) ASP.NET
5 2460 (5.36%) Web Services
6 2435 (5.30%) XML
7 2246 (4.89%) jQuery
8 1988 (4.33%) AngularJS
9 1729 (3.77%) HTML5
10 1590 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1390 (3.03%) Spring
12 1351 (2.94%) WCF
13 1346 (2.93%) .NET Framework
14 1078 (2.35%) WPF
15 1072 (2.33%) SOAP
16 1049 (2.28%) REST
17 1002 (2.18%) CSS3
18 841 (1.83%) J2EE
19 814 (1.77%) Hibernate
20 750 (1.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5280 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3141 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 1937 (4.22%) Management Information System
4 1575 (3.43%) Data Centre
5 1413 (3.08%) Fintech
6 1281 (2.79%) Mathematics
7 1227 (2.67%) User Experience
8 1024 (2.23%) Derivative
8 1024 (2.23%) Hedge funds
9 943 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 878 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
11 755 (1.64%) Fixed Income
12 721 (1.57%) Equities
13 690 (1.50%) Mobile App
14 674 (1.47%) Visualisation
15 615 (1.34%) Statistics
16 528 (1.15%) Algorithms
17 485 (1.06%) Data Structures
18 477 (1.04%) Virtual Team
19 420 (0.91%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5416 (11.79%) Windows
2 4061 (8.84%) Linux
3 2908 (6.33%) Unix
4 1599 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 828 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 716 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 708 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 606 (1.32%) Android
9 543 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 532 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 402 (0.88%) Solaris
12 347 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 207 (0.45%) CentOS
14 200 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 178 (0.39%) Windows 10
16 172 (0.37%) AIX
17 134 (0.29%) Windows XP
18 104 (0.23%) Mac OS X
19 94 (0.20%) Ubuntu
20 50 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11689 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5915 (12.88%) Project Management
3 4326 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
4 4297 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 4196 (9.14%) ITIL
6 3568 (7.77%) Scrum
7 3385 (7.37%) SDLC
8 3153 (6.87%) MVC
9 2994 (6.52%) TDD
10 2894 (6.30%) PRINCE2
11 2804 (6.11%) Business Analysis
12 2586 (5.63%) Analytics
13 2499 (5.44%) Software Engineering
14 2437 (5.31%) OO
15 2156 (4.69%) Mentoring
16 2144 (4.67%) CRM
17 2006 (4.37%) Change Management
18 1961 (4.27%) Risk Management
19 1847 (4.02%) E-Commerce
20 1834 (3.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11071 (24.11%) SQL
2 6607 (14.39%) Java
3 6483 (14.12%) C#
4 5269 (11.47%) JavaScript
5 2420 (5.27%) Python
6 2176 (4.74%) C++
7 1779 (3.87%) T-SQL
8 1258 (2.74%) PL/SQL
9 1087 (2.37%) C
10 1069 (2.33%) Perl
11 1065 (2.32%) PowerShell
12 1001 (2.18%) PHP
13 671 (1.46%) VB.NET
14 669 (1.46%) VBA
15 652 (1.42%) Ruby
16 629 (1.37%) VB
17 576 (1.25%) Shell Script
18 572 (1.25%) Bash Shell
19 437 (0.95%) Scala
20 407 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 7544 (16.43%) Degree
2 1212 (2.64%) ISEB
3 973 (2.12%) Security Cleared
4 911 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
4 911 (1.98%) CISSP
5 772 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 740 (1.61%) PMI Certification
7 700 (1.52%) ISTQB
8 623 (1.36%) PMP
9 581 (1.27%) CCNP
10 556 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
11 555 (1.21%) CISM
12 522 (1.14%) SC Cleared
13 492 (1.07%) CCNA
14 457 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 420 (0.91%) ACCA
15 420 (0.91%) CISA
16 347 (0.76%) MCSE
17 331 (0.72%) CIMA
17 331 (0.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2551 (5.56%) QA
2 1162 (2.53%) SLA
3 693 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 576 (1.25%) Data Quality
5 472 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 325 (0.71%) COBIT
7 234 (0.51%) MiFID
8 224 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 132 (0.29%) Solvency II
10 125 (0.27%) EMIR
11 92 (0.20%) SEPA
12 82 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
13 76 (0.17%) ISO 9001
14 65 (0.14%) FATCA
15 55 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
16 47 (0.10%) PMBOK
17 46 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 38 (0.083%) CRD IV
19 36 (0.078%) ISO27002
19 36 (0.078%) P3O
System Software
1 1997 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1032 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 374 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 315 (0.69%) Docker
5 305 (0.66%) vSphere
6 302 (0.66%) XenApp
7 190 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
8 152 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 141 (0.31%) XenDesktop
10 129 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
11 124 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
12 97 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 80 (0.17%) HDFS
14 78 (0.17%) NFS
15 59 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
16 58 (0.13%) Firmware
17 50 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 48 (0.10%) Terminal Services
19 46 (0.10%) Xen
20 44 (0.096%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 765 (1.67%) Puppet
2 535 (1.17%) SCCM
3 486 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 390 (0.85%) Ansible
5 290 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
6 284 (0.62%) Nagios
7 263 (0.57%) Control-M
8 261 (0.57%) SCOM
9 112 (0.24%) Data Guard
10 97 (0.21%) OpenView
11 91 (0.20%) Tivoli
12 90 (0.20%) Nessus
13 87 (0.19%) NetBackup
13 87 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
14 86 (0.19%) WSUS
15 81 (0.18%) Kubernetes
16 74 (0.16%) Salt
17 62 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
17 62 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
18 61 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6630 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 5469 (11.91%) Oracle
3 3190 (6.95%) SAP
4 1742 (3.79%) VMware
5 1740 (3.79%) Cisco
6 1208 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1109 (2.41%) HP
8 921 (2.01%) IBM
9 726 (1.58%) Red Hat
10 601 (1.31%) Tableau
11 557 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
12 524 (1.14%) CheckPoint
13 512 (1.11%) Informatica
14 494 (1.08%) Cognos
15 491 (1.07%) Hyperion
16 424 (0.92%) Google
17 396 (0.86%) Sybase
18 331 (0.72%) Juniper
19 321 (0.70%) Bloomberg
20 302 (0.66%) Adobe
Camberley, Surrey
Metaskil
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22k - 40k per year + bonus, holidays, pension, discounts, childcare v
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + + very attractive package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare etc...
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent benefits and salary
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago