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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 19608 25149 25343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.87% 23.68% 22.34%
As % of the General category 53.08% 53.52% 51.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15543 20461 20730
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 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
36941 46993 49099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.21% 44.25% 43.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29671 37810 39243
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 £85,000 £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 9 December 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 9 December 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 18386 £55,000 +3.77% 2495
London -1 10144 £62,500 +4.16% 1426
South East -6 2499 £50,000 +5.26% 253
City of London 0 1908 £60,000 - 361
East of England -2 1186 £50,000 - 137
North West -6 1042 £45,000 +1.12% 173
South West -1 963 £46,500 +3.33% 196
Yorkshire -2 936 £42,500 - 122
West Midlands +1 919 £45,000 - 93
West Yorkshire -2 687 £45,000 +5.88% 78
Scotland -2 614 £45,000 -4.76% 112
Berkshire -4 613 £50,000 -4.76% 66
Manchester -8 501 £46,000 +4.54% 100
East Midlands +1 497 £52,500 +23.52% 60
Surrey -4 486 £52,500 +14.13% 69
Hampshire +5 478 £45,000 -5.26% 45
Leeds 0 471 £45,000 +5.88% 51
Birmingham +3 455 £52,000 +15.55% 29
Hertfordshire -2 412 £57,500 +9.52% 30
Bristol +4 379 £50,000 +11.11% 73
Edinburgh -1 341 £47,500 - 79
Cheshire +3 333 £40,000 -11.11% 42
Buckinghamshire -2 328 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Essex -1 291 £50,000 - 20
Wales +2 278 £40,000 - 13
Reading -1 270 £50,000 -4.76% 27
South Wales +1 264 £40,000 - 12
Nottinghamshire +4 263 £55,000 +42.85% 27
Nottingham +1 244 £55,000 +42.85% 24
Glasgow 0 239 £43,000 -4.44% 23

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 11153 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
2 9791 (23.77%) SQL
3 8224 (19.96%) Banking
4 6322 (15.35%) C#
5 6256 (15.19%) Java
6 6143 (14.91%) .NET
7 6067 (14.73%) Degree
8 5680 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 5665 (13.75%) Microsoft
10 5082 (12.34%) JavaScript
11 5059 (12.28%) Project Management
12 4906 (11.91%) Windows
13 4536 (11.01%) Oracle
14 4391 (10.66%) HTML
15 4344 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
16 4142 (10.05%) Linux
17 4006 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
18 3634 (8.82%) MS Excel
19 3625 (8.80%) Retail
20 3602 (8.74%) ITIL
21 3522 (8.55%) CSS
22 3437 (8.34%) Scrum
23 3371 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
24 3177 (7.71%) Telecoms
25 2937 (7.13%) SDLC
26 2815 (6.83%) MVC
27 2752 (6.68%) ASP.NET
28 2643 (6.42%) SAP
28 2643 (6.42%) TDD
29 2638 (6.40%) 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 1047 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 879 (2.13%) IIS
3 776 (1.88%) Apache
4 725 (1.76%) MS Exchange
5 686 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 677 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 513 (1.25%) JBoss
8 500 (1.21%) CMS
9 477 (1.16%) SAS
10 459 (1.11%) Confluence
11 437 (1.06%) Apache Spark
12 386 (0.94%) WebLogic
13 326 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
14 304 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 263 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
16 207 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
17 195 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
17 195 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
18 171 (0.42%) Skype for Business
19 138 (0.33%) Jetty
Applications
1 3634 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1725 (4.19%) MS Office
3 839 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 572 (1.39%) MS Project
5 503 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 130 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 111 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 107 (0.26%) SPSS
9 93 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 40 (0.097%) InVision
11 36 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
12 24 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 18 (0.044%) InDesign
14 14 (0.034%) InfoPath
15 11 (0.027%) Open Workbench
16 7 (0.017%) Fireworks
17 6 (0.015%) Acrobat
17 6 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
18 5 (0.012%) AutoCAD
18 5 (0.012%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 577 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 500 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
3 490 (1.19%) SAP FI
4 454 (1.10%) SAP CO
4 454 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
5 407 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
6 384 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
7 341 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
8 311 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
9 236 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
10 202 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
11 182 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
12 171 (0.42%) SAP BPC
13 167 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
14 137 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
15 126 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
16 115 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
17 110 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
17 110 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 106 (0.26%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1302 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1080 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 910 (2.21%) SaaS
4 632 (1.53%) Office 365
5 355 (0.86%) PaaS
6 264 (0.64%) IaaS
7 239 (0.58%) GitHub
8 222 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 200 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
10 147 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 87 (0.21%) Mimecast
12 82 (0.20%) Google Analytics
13 73 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
14 71 (0.17%) Amazon S3
15 57 (0.14%) OpenShift
16 52 (0.13%) G Suite
17 44 (0.11%) FinancialForce.com
18 40 (0.097%) Adobe Analytics
19 37 (0.090%) Force.com
19 37 (0.090%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1550 (3.76%) Firewall
2 891 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 846 (2.05%) Internet
4 810 (1.97%) LAN
5 786 (1.91%) WAN
6 720 (1.75%) DNS
7 578 (1.40%) SAN
8 571 (1.39%) VPN
9 467 (1.13%) HTTP
10 466 (1.13%) Network Security
11 447 (1.09%) DHCP
12 364 (0.88%) Intranet
13 349 (0.85%) VoIP
14 324 (0.79%) MPLS
15 295 (0.72%) Wireless
16 292 (0.71%) SSL
17 247 (0.60%) BGP
18 244 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
19 203 (0.49%) OSPF
20 175 (0.42%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5680 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1547 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1402 (3.40%) Big Data
4 1325 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1270 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1198 (2.91%) Relational Database
7 1009 (2.45%) MySQL
8 880 (2.14%) NoSQL
9 778 (1.89%) Oracle Database
10 746 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 745 (1.81%) Hadoop
12 702 (1.70%) MongoDB
13 625 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
14 572 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 530 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
16 522 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
17 500 (1.21%) RDBMS
18 407 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
19 388 (0.94%) QlikView
20 334 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1387 (3.37%) JIRA
2 1184 (2.87%) Git (software)
3 1087 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1057 (2.57%) Selenium
5 938 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 799 (1.94%) Visual Studio
7 685 (1.66%) Subversion
8 612 (1.49%) Maven
9 553 (1.34%) NUnit
10 479 (1.16%) JUnit
11 397 (0.96%) TeamCity
12 393 (0.95%) Cucumber
13 331 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 308 (0.75%) MSTest
15 303 (0.74%) SoapUI
16 267 (0.65%) WebDriver
17 228 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
18 215 (0.52%) Moq
19 214 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
20 205 (0.50%) Gradle
General
1 8224 (19.96%) Banking
2 3625 (8.80%) Retail
3 3177 (7.71%) Telecoms
4 2328 (5.65%) Marketing
5 1587 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 1496 (3.63%) Investment Banking
7 1491 (3.62%) Legal
8 1315 (3.19%) Financial Institution
9 1171 (2.84%) Front Office
10 842 (2.04%) Back Office
11 669 (1.62%) Advertising
12 635 (1.54%) Electronics
13 570 (1.38%) Law
14 565 (1.37%) Publishing
15 560 (1.36%) Games
16 370 (0.90%) Retail Banking
17 348 (0.84%) Billing
18 269 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
19 230 (0.56%) General Ledger
20 183 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 10575 (25.67%) Developer
2 7896 (19.17%) Analyst
3 2955 (7.17%) Consultant
4 2884 (7.00%) C# Developer
5 2827 (6.86%) Project Manager
6 2701 (6.56%) Business Analyst
7 2685 (6.52%) Architect
8 2666 (6.47%) .NET Developer
9 2360 (5.73%) Java Developer
10 1973 (4.79%) Senior Developer
11 1845 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 1277 (3.10%) SQL Developer
13 1271 (3.09%) Support Analyst
14 1246 (3.02%) Applications Support
15 1145 (2.78%) IT Manager
16 1131 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
17 1089 (2.64%) Financial Analyst
18 939 (2.28%) Senior Analyst
19 889 (2.16%) Software Developer
20 871 (2.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6143 (14.91%) .NET
2 4391 (10.66%) HTML
3 3522 (8.55%) CSS
4 2752 (6.68%) ASP.NET
5 2263 (5.49%) AngularJS
6 2206 (5.35%) Web Services
7 2054 (4.99%) XML
8 1724 (4.18%) HTML5
9 1654 (4.01%) jQuery
10 1371 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1237 (3.00%) WCF
12 1132 (2.75%) .NET Framework
13 1131 (2.75%) Spring
14 1000 (2.43%) REST
15 997 (2.42%) WPF
16 939 (2.28%) SOAP
17 920 (2.23%) CSS3
18 772 (1.87%) RESTful
19 724 (1.76%) Middleware
20 721 (1.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4344 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2638 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 1632 (3.96%) Fintech
4 1541 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 1289 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 1218 (2.96%) User Experience
7 1096 (2.66%) Mathematics
8 950 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 915 (2.22%) Derivative
10 859 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 728 (1.77%) Hedge funds
12 669 (1.62%) Equities
12 669 (1.62%) Fixed Income
13 615 (1.49%) Visualisation
14 612 (1.49%) Mobile App
15 541 (1.31%) Algorithms
16 526 (1.28%) Client/Server
17 500 (1.21%) Data Structures
18 496 (1.20%) Statistics
19 385 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4906 (11.91%) Windows
2 4142 (10.05%) Linux
3 2547 (6.18%) Unix
4 1438 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 629 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 595 (1.44%) Windows 7
7 570 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 556 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 551 (1.34%) Apple iOS
10 528 (1.28%) Android
11 323 (0.78%) Solaris
12 261 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 209 (0.51%) CentOS
14 167 (0.41%) Windows 10
15 155 (0.38%) Windows 8
16 153 (0.37%) AIX
17 136 (0.33%) Mac OS X
18 113 (0.27%) Ubuntu
19 97 (0.24%) Windows XP
20 75 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11153 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
2 5059 (12.28%) Project Management
3 4006 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 3602 (8.74%) ITIL
5 3437 (8.34%) Scrum
6 3371 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
7 2937 (7.13%) SDLC
8 2815 (6.83%) MVC
9 2643 (6.42%) TDD
10 2570 (6.24%) Software Engineering
11 2357 (5.72%) PRINCE2
12 2286 (5.55%) Business Analysis
13 2264 (5.50%) Analytics
14 2079 (5.05%) OO
15 1994 (4.84%) Mentoring
16 1966 (4.77%) E-Commerce
17 1915 (4.65%) CRM
18 1881 (4.57%) Risk Management
19 1873 (4.55%) Change Management
20 1718 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9791 (23.77%) SQL
2 6322 (15.35%) C#
3 6256 (15.19%) Java
4 5082 (12.34%) JavaScript
5 2501 (6.07%) Python
6 1822 (4.42%) C++
7 1459 (3.54%) T-SQL
8 1210 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 1009 (2.45%) Perl
10 960 (2.33%) C
11 925 (2.25%) PHP
12 910 (2.21%) PL/SQL
13 597 (1.45%) Bash Shell
14 596 (1.45%) Ruby
15 563 (1.37%) Scala
16 559 (1.36%) VB.NET
17 531 (1.29%) Shell Script
18 521 (1.26%) VB
19 508 (1.23%) VBA
20 303 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 6067 (14.73%) Degree
2 1012 (2.46%) ISEB
3 901 (2.19%) CISSP
4 862 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
5 707 (1.72%) PMI Certification
6 670 (1.63%) Security Cleared
7 652 (1.58%) PMP
8 642 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 598 (1.45%) CISM
10 535 (1.30%) CCNP
11 528 (1.28%) ISTQB
12 490 (1.19%) CISA
13 476 (1.16%) CCNA
14 424 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
15 403 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 324 (0.79%) SC Cleared
17 296 (0.72%) ACCA
18 258 (0.63%) MCSE
19 246 (0.60%) CIMA
20 234 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2150 (5.22%) QA
2 997 (2.42%) SLA
3 691 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 582 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 490 (1.19%) Data Quality
6 334 (0.81%) COBIT
7 279 (0.68%) MiFID
8 238 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 107 (0.26%) SEPA
10 85 (0.21%) EMIR
11 77 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 72 (0.17%) Solvency II
13 64 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
14 53 (0.13%) SDET
15 51 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 42 (0.10%) FATCA
16 42 (0.10%) P3O
17 36 (0.087%) Basel II
18 31 (0.075%) ISO27002
19 27 (0.066%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1791 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1075 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 440 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 351 (0.85%) Docker
5 260 (0.63%) vSphere
6 245 (0.59%) XenApp
7 147 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
8 137 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 135 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 104 (0.25%) NFS
10 104 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 100 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 86 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
13 73 (0.18%) Xen
14 65 (0.16%) KVM
15 62 (0.15%) Firmware
15 62 (0.15%) HDFS
16 56 (0.14%) Apache Flume
17 47 (0.11%) SRDF
17 47 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 769 (1.87%) Puppet
2 562 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 478 (1.16%) Ansible
4 420 (1.02%) SCCM
5 230 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 224 (0.54%) Nagios
7 218 (0.53%) Control-M
8 216 (0.52%) SCOM
9 108 (0.26%) Nessus
10 84 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
11 81 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
11 81 (0.20%) SCVMM
11 81 (0.20%) WSUS
12 77 (0.19%) Tivoli
13 74 (0.18%) OpenView
14 71 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
14 71 (0.17%) Data Guard
15 67 (0.16%) FortiGate
16 63 (0.15%) NetBackup
17 56 (0.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5665 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 4536 (11.01%) Oracle
3 2643 (6.42%) SAP
4 1699 (4.12%) Cisco
5 1660 (4.03%) VMware
6 961 (2.33%) Citrix
7 934 (2.27%) HP
8 869 (2.11%) IBM
9 776 (1.88%) Red Hat
10 578 (1.40%) CheckPoint
11 528 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
12 480 (1.17%) Tableau
13 465 (1.13%) Google
14 450 (1.09%) Sybase
15 390 (0.95%) Cognos
16 380 (0.92%) Hyperion
17 340 (0.83%) F5
18 328 (0.80%) Juniper
19 327 (0.79%) Informatica
20 279 (0.68%) Adobe
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