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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
UK
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 18409 23541 24430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.93% 23.03% 22.88%
As % of the General category 53.18% 52.75% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14703 19445 19882
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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
34617 44625 46782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.24% 43.66% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 27928 36200 37229
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 17157 £55,000 +4.76% 2763
London -1 9771 £60,000 - 1627
South East -4 2216 £49,946 -0.10% 305
City of London 0 1910 £60,000 - 408
South West 0 1033 £47,500 +11.76% 179
Yorkshire -1 949 £43,000 +1.17% 142
North West -7 929 £45,000 +5.88% 183
East of England -1 925 £47,500 -3.06% 140
West Midlands -2 791 £45,000 - 95
West Yorkshire +1 702 £45,000 - 91
Scotland 0 684 £45,000 -7.21% 113
Surrey +1 512 £52,500 +5.00% 73
Manchester -11 508 £45,000 +5.88% 110
Bristol +10 469 £50,000 +17.64% 84
Leeds -2 468 £45,000 - 57
Berkshire -9 438 £50,000 -4.76% 59
East Midlands +7 389 £47,500 +11.76% 59
Birmingham +1 387 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Edinburgh 0 380 £45,000 -5.26% 65
Hampshire -2 368 £47,500 +5.55% 58
Hertfordshire -2 357 £50,000 +9.28% 41
Cheshire -1 274 £44,250 +5.98% 53
Glasgow +1 267 £42,250 -9.13% 39
Buckinghamshire +2 246 £45,000 - 37
Wales -2 234 £40,000 - 21
South Wales +1 207 £40,000 - 19
Essex -2 207 £51,000 -1.41% 16
Wiltshire +1 195 £42,750 +0.58% 24
Nottinghamshire +6 180 £55,000 +42.85% 20
Reading -5 178 £56,250 +12.50% 20

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 10854 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9163 (23.91%) SQL
3 8188 (21.36%) Banking
4 6117 (15.96%) C#
5 6113 (15.95%) Java
6 5815 (15.17%) .NET
7 5516 (14.39%) Microsoft
8 5463 (14.25%) SQL Server
9 5436 (14.18%) Degree
10 4680 (12.21%) JavaScript
11 4550 (11.87%) Project Management
12 4250 (11.09%) Windows
13 3995 (10.42%) HTML
14 3944 (10.29%) Oracle
15 3876 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
16 3748 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
17 3706 (9.67%) Linux
18 3684 (9.61%) MS Excel
19 3426 (8.94%) Scrum
20 3258 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
21 3134 (8.18%) Retail
22 3101 (8.09%) CSS
23 3025 (7.89%) ITIL
24 2918 (7.61%) Telecoms
25 2675 (6.98%) MVC
26 2634 (6.87%) TDD
27 2531 (6.60%) ASP.NET
28 2523 (6.58%) SDLC
29 2503 (6.53%) Software Engineering
30 2432 (6.35%) Python

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 1041 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 729 (1.90%) IIS
3 641 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 638 (1.66%) Apache
5 592 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 566 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 513 (1.34%) SAS
8 489 (1.28%) JBoss
9 465 (1.21%) Apache Spark
10 444 (1.16%) CMS
11 427 (1.11%) Confluence
12 308 (0.80%) WebLogic
13 293 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 282 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
15 248 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 206 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
17 197 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
18 190 (0.50%) Skype for Business
19 175 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
20 136 (0.35%) Jetty
Applications
1 3684 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 1594 (4.16%) MS Office
3 806 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 546 (1.42%) MS Project
5 430 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 145 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 103 (0.27%) SPSS
8 92 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 78 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 47 (0.12%) InVision
11 32 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 29 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
13 16 (0.042%) InfoPath
14 15 (0.039%) Stata
15 9 (0.023%) AutoCAD
15 9 (0.023%) EViews
16 8 (0.021%) InDesign
17 6 (0.016%) Adobe Captivate
18 5 (0.013%) Fireworks
18 5 (0.013%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 562 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 450 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
3 397 (1.04%) SAP FI
4 363 (0.95%) SAP CO
4 363 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
5 356 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
6 352 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
7 338 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
8 328 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
9 240 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
10 205 (0.53%) SAP BPC
11 197 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
12 185 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
13 160 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
14 152 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
15 134 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
16 124 (0.32%) NetSuite
17 120 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
18 106 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
19 101 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1406 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1204 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 875 (2.28%) SaaS
4 606 (1.58%) Office 365
5 294 (0.77%) PaaS
6 264 (0.69%) GitHub
7 228 (0.59%) IaaS
8 220 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 187 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
10 136 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 92 (0.24%) Mimecast
12 86 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
13 75 (0.20%) Google Analytics
14 64 (0.17%) G Suite
15 51 (0.13%) FinancialForce.com
15 51 (0.13%) Force.com
16 50 (0.13%) Amazon S3
17 49 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
18 46 (0.12%) Slack
19 31 (0.081%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1336 (3.49%) Firewall
2 798 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 743 (1.94%) WAN
4 742 (1.94%) LAN
5 730 (1.90%) Internet
6 571 (1.49%) DNS
7 506 (1.32%) VPN
8 472 (1.23%) SAN
9 413 (1.08%) Network Security
10 411 (1.07%) HTTP
11 355 (0.93%) DHCP
12 339 (0.88%) Intranet
13 309 (0.81%) MPLS
14 288 (0.75%) VoIP
15 267 (0.70%) Wireless
16 253 (0.66%) BGP
17 237 (0.62%) SSL
18 234 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
19 220 (0.57%) OSPF
20 166 (0.43%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5463 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 1440 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1404 (3.66%) Big Data
4 1377 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1295 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1088 (2.84%) Relational Database
7 896 (2.34%) MySQL
8 869 (2.27%) NoSQL
9 777 (2.03%) Hadoop
10 698 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 684 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 668 (1.74%) Oracle Database
13 644 (1.68%) MongoDB
14 525 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
15 494 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
16 491 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
17 418 (1.09%) RDBMS
18 413 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
19 359 (0.94%) QlikView
20 303 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1324 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1094 (2.85%) Selenium
3 1069 (2.79%) Git (software)
4 1064 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 940 (2.45%) Jenkins
6 734 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 667 (1.74%) Maven
8 555 (1.45%) Subversion
9 500 (1.30%) NUnit
10 473 (1.23%) JUnit
11 422 (1.10%) TeamCity
12 411 (1.07%) Cucumber
13 327 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 297 (0.77%) MSTest
15 291 (0.76%) SoapUI
16 264 (0.69%) WebDriver
17 246 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
18 219 (0.57%) Moq
19 206 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
20 202 (0.53%) MSBuild
General
1 8188 (21.36%) Banking
2 3134 (8.18%) Retail
3 2918 (7.61%) Telecoms
4 2299 (6.00%) Marketing
5 1488 (3.88%) Investment Banking
6 1440 (3.76%) Legal
7 1408 (3.67%) Manufacturing
8 1274 (3.32%) Financial Institution
9 1113 (2.90%) Front Office
10 809 (2.11%) Back Office
11 630 (1.64%) Advertising
12 621 (1.62%) Electronics
13 485 (1.27%) Law
14 436 (1.14%) Games
15 393 (1.03%) Publishing
16 294 (0.77%) Billing
17 281 (0.73%) Retail Banking
18 200 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
19 187 (0.49%) General Ledger
20 184 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10177 (26.55%) Developer
2 7298 (19.04%) Analyst
3 2795 (7.29%) Consultant
4 2714 (7.08%) C# Developer
5 2488 (6.49%) Business Analyst
6 2465 (6.43%) Project Manager
7 2436 (6.36%) .NET Developer
8 2363 (6.17%) Java Developer
9 2296 (5.99%) Architect
10 1955 (5.10%) Senior Developer
11 1635 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 1168 (3.05%) SQL Developer
13 1076 (2.81%) Support Analyst
14 1013 (2.64%) IT Manager
15 1003 (2.62%) Applications Support
16 953 (2.49%) Financial Analyst
17 908 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
18 852 (2.22%) Senior Manager
19 794 (2.07%) Senior Analyst
20 792 (2.07%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5815 (15.17%) .NET
2 3995 (10.42%) HTML
3 3101 (8.09%) CSS
4 2531 (6.60%) ASP.NET
5 2276 (5.94%) AngularJS
6 2078 (5.42%) XML
7 1960 (5.11%) Web Services
8 1562 (4.08%) HTML5
9 1396 (3.64%) jQuery
10 1317 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1157 (3.02%) WCF
12 1112 (2.90%) Spring
13 1074 (2.80%) .NET Framework
14 1023 (2.67%) WPF
15 999 (2.61%) REST
16 930 (2.43%) SOAP
17 839 (2.19%) CSS3
18 804 (2.10%) RESTful
19 752 (1.96%) React
20 690 (1.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3876 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2343 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 1959 (5.11%) Fintech
4 1380 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 1318 (3.44%) Data Centre
6 1149 (3.00%) User Experience
7 909 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 775 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 759 (1.98%) Hedge funds
10 747 (1.95%) Derivative
11 665 (1.74%) Fixed Income
12 661 (1.72%) Equities
13 522 (1.36%) Client/Server
13 522 (1.36%) Mobile App
14 514 (1.34%) Algorithms
15 451 (1.18%) Data Structures
16 357 (0.93%) Virtual Team
17 300 (0.78%) PMI
18 285 (0.74%) Clustering
19 260 (0.68%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4250 (11.09%) Windows
2 3706 (9.67%) Linux
3 2205 (5.75%) Unix
4 1290 (3.37%) Windows Server
5 605 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 540 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 526 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 482 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 436 (1.14%) Apple iOS
10 425 (1.11%) Android
11 296 (0.77%) Solaris
12 210 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 167 (0.44%) CentOS
14 156 (0.41%) Windows 10
15 140 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 129 (0.34%) AIX
17 99 (0.26%) Mac OS X
18 96 (0.25%) Ubuntu
19 74 (0.19%) Windows XP
20 48 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10854 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
2 4550 (11.87%) Project Management
3 3748 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 3426 (8.94%) Scrum
5 3258 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3025 (7.89%) ITIL
7 2675 (6.98%) MVC
8 2634 (6.87%) TDD
9 2523 (6.58%) SDLC
10 2503 (6.53%) Software Engineering
11 2261 (5.90%) Analytics
12 2130 (5.56%) Business Analysis
13 2074 (5.41%) PRINCE2
14 1895 (4.94%) OO
15 1819 (4.75%) CRM
16 1799 (4.69%) E-Commerce
17 1793 (4.68%) Change Management
18 1782 (4.65%) Mentoring
19 1732 (4.52%) Risk Management
20 1670 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9163 (23.91%) SQL
2 6117 (15.96%) C#
3 6113 (15.95%) Java
4 4680 (12.21%) JavaScript
5 2432 (6.35%) Python
6 1697 (4.43%) C++
7 1395 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 1105 (2.88%) PowerShell
9 908 (2.37%) C
10 825 (2.15%) Perl
11 763 (1.99%) PHP
12 717 (1.87%) PL/SQL
13 582 (1.52%) Ruby
14 563 (1.47%) VBA
15 561 (1.46%) Scala
16 521 (1.36%) VB.NET
17 506 (1.32%) Shell Script
18 505 (1.32%) Bash Shell
19 406 (1.06%) VB
20 365 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 5436 (14.18%) Degree
2 970 (2.53%) ISEB
3 786 (2.05%) CISSP
4 715 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
5 579 (1.51%) PMI Certification
6 562 (1.47%) CISM
7 516 (1.35%) Security Cleared
8 512 (1.34%) PMP
9 508 (1.33%) ISTQB
10 502 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 475 (1.24%) CCNP
12 449 (1.17%) CISA
13 364 (0.95%) CCNA
14 345 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 338 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
16 272 (0.71%) SC Cleared
17 262 (0.68%) PhD
18 238 (0.62%) ACCA
19 234 (0.61%) CIMA
20 205 (0.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2029 (5.29%) QA
2 840 (2.19%) SLA
3 589 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 439 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 423 (1.10%) PCI DSS
6 293 (0.76%) COBIT
7 285 (0.74%) MiFID
8 174 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 94 (0.25%) EMIR
10 76 (0.20%) IFRS
11 58 (0.15%) GDPR
12 57 (0.15%) SDET
13 56 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
13 56 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 55 (0.14%) ISO 9001
15 52 (0.14%) Basel III
16 44 (0.11%) IFRS 9
17 43 (0.11%) Solvency II
18 39 (0.10%) P3O
19 32 (0.083%) FATCA
System Software
1 1638 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 924 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 412 (1.07%) Docker
4 385 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 174 (0.45%) XenApp
6 173 (0.45%) vSphere
7 132 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 111 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
9 100 (0.26%) NFS
10 95 (0.25%) VMware ESX
11 79 (0.21%) XenDesktop
12 75 (0.20%) KVM
13 74 (0.19%) Xen
14 64 (0.17%) Apache Flume
15 63 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
16 62 (0.16%) HDFS
17 59 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
18 55 (0.14%) SRDF
19 43 (0.11%) Terminal Services
20 42 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 651 (1.70%) Puppet
2 496 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 478 (1.25%) Ansible
4 353 (0.92%) SCCM
5 231 (0.60%) Nagios
6 202 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 172 (0.45%) SCOM
8 124 (0.32%) Control-M
9 98 (0.26%) Nessus
10 95 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
11 92 (0.24%) FortiGate
11 92 (0.24%) Kubernetes
12 76 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
13 72 (0.19%) SCVMM
14 70 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
15 68 (0.18%) WSUS
16 64 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
17 62 (0.16%) Tivoli
18 61 (0.16%) Red Hat Satellite
19 54 (0.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5516 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 3944 (10.29%) Oracle
3 2355 (6.14%) SAP
4 1474 (3.85%) VMware
5 1470 (3.84%) Cisco
6 772 (2.01%) Citrix
7 748 (1.95%) HP
8 700 (1.83%) IBM
9 683 (1.78%) Red Hat
10 576 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 518 (1.35%) CheckPoint
12 485 (1.27%) Tableau
13 453 (1.18%) Google
14 402 (1.05%) Sybase
15 374 (0.98%) Juniper
16 325 (0.85%) Adobe
17 315 (0.82%) F5
18 302 (0.79%) Splunk
19 292 (0.76%) Cognos
20 291 (0.76%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £46167 - £52882.20 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus Scheme, Pension, Flexitime.
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SSP Worldwide
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + D.O.E
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £500 - £525 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aviva
Salary: £ Flexible depending on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: £ Flexible depending on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Aviva
Salary: £ Flexible depending on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago