The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 9 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 920 831 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.79% 16.21% 16.39%
As % of the General category 45.86% 46.24% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 678 709 805
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Finance
England

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

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2006 1797 1877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.60% 35.06% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1492 1593
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Finance
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the West Midlands region.

Finance Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Finance
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Finance
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 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
Birmingham +2 463 £52,500 +16.66% 23
Warwickshire +4 91 £46,250 -7.50% 12
Coventry +1 79 £46,250 +15.62% 9
Solihull +1 63 £33,000 -28.64% 5
Staffordshire -11 57 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Shropshire +2 35 £30,927 -33.34% 4
Wolverhampton 0 16 £50,000 -4.76% 7
West Bromwich +3 12 £50,000 +5.26%
Worcestershire -1 11 £39,500 -7.05% 5
Herefordshire -6 11 £30,000 -20.52% 2
Walsall +7 8 £45,500 +5.81% 1
Bilston - 4 £57,500 -
Stourbridge - 2 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -3 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Finance.

1 441 (21.94%) SQL
2 397 (19.75%) Retail
3 370 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
4 335 (16.67%) Project Management
5 270 (13.43%) Microsoft
6 246 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 239 (11.89%) HTML
7 239 (11.89%) ITIL
8 235 (11.69%) .NET
9 228 (11.34%) MS Excel
10 227 (11.29%) PRINCE2
11 223 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
12 218 (10.85%) JavaScript
13 217 (10.80%) SQL Server
14 216 (10.75%) Degree
15 213 (10.60%) Oracle
15 213 (10.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 206 (10.25%) C#
17 197 (9.80%) Java
18 193 (9.60%) CSS
18 193 (9.60%) Banking
19 187 (9.30%) SAP
20 186 (9.25%) Service Delivery
21 167 (8.31%) Windows
22 163 (8.11%) Manufacturing
23 150 (7.46%) Data Centre
24 147 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
25 145 (7.21%) Line Management
26 141 (7.01%) QA
27 139 (6.92%) Publishing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 38 (1.89%) Apache
2 32 (1.59%) IIS
2 32 (1.59%) JBoss
3 31 (1.54%) CMS
3 31 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 27 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 27 (1.34%) WebLogic
5 26 (1.29%) Apache Spark
6 22 (1.09%) SAS
7 16 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (0.60%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.40%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.30%) Documentum
13 6 (0.30%) FileNet
14 5 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 228 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 94 (4.68%) MS Office
3 62 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (2.19%) MS Project
5 19 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.30%) SPSS
7 5 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.15%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.100%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.100%) InVision
Business Applications
1 30 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (1.44%) SAP CO
2 29 (1.44%) SAP FI
2 29 (1.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 25 (1.24%) Sentinel
4 22 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
5 21 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
5 21 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
6 18 (0.90%) assyst
7 17 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
7 17 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
8 16 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
9 14 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
9 14 (0.70%) SAP PP
10 13 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
10 13 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
10 13 (0.65%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 13 (0.65%) SAP HCM
11 12 (0.60%) SAP BPC
12 11 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 68 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (2.34%) SaaS
4 41 (2.04%) IaaS
4 41 (2.04%) PaaS
5 38 (1.89%) GitHub
6 37 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.80%) Office 365
8 14 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
9 11 (0.55%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.35%) AdWords
11 6 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.15%) Sage Pay
13 2 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.050%) Apcera
14 1 (0.050%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.050%) Force.com
14 1 (0.050%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.050%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 83 (4.13%) Firewall
2 42 (2.09%) SSL
3 40 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 38 (1.89%) WAN
5 33 (1.64%) DNS
6 21 (1.04%) LAN
7 17 (0.85%) DHCP
7 17 (0.85%) Internet
8 16 (0.80%) HTTP
9 15 (0.75%) Network Security
10 14 (0.70%) SAN
11 12 (0.60%) VPN
12 10 (0.50%) Skype
12 10 (0.50%) VoIP
13 9 (0.45%) MPLS
14 8 (0.40%) VLAN
15 6 (0.30%) SMTP
16 5 (0.25%) BGP
16 5 (0.25%) LDAP
16 5 (0.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 70 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (3.18%) Relational Database
4 54 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
5 51 (2.54%) Big Data
6 47 (2.34%) MySQL
7 45 (2.24%) DB2
8 40 (1.99%) Oracle Database
8 40 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (1.79%) RDBMS
10 33 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 26 (1.29%) Hadoop
13 24 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
13 24 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
14 19 (0.95%) SAP BW
14 19 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
15 17 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 73 (3.63%) Selenium
2 65 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (2.89%) JIRA
4 39 (1.94%) SoapUI
5 35 (1.74%) Subversion
6 31 (1.54%) Git (software)
7 21 (1.04%) Jenkins
7 21 (1.04%) Visual Studio
8 19 (0.95%) TestDirector
9 18 (0.90%) LSMW
10 12 (0.60%) PHPUnit
11 10 (0.50%) Toad
12 9 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (0.40%) JSUnit
13 8 (0.40%) JUnit
13 8 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (0.40%) Mocha
13 8 (0.40%) TestNG
14 7 (0.35%) PhpStorm
14 7 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 397 (19.75%) Retail
2 193 (9.60%) Banking
3 163 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 139 (6.92%) Publishing
5 89 (4.43%) Marketing
6 81 (4.03%) Telecoms
7 50 (2.49%) Legal
8 38 (1.89%) Retail Banking
9 36 (1.79%) Billing
9 36 (1.79%) Investment Banking
10 31 (1.54%) Financial Institution
11 27 (1.34%) Back Office
12 25 (1.24%) General Ledger
13 19 (0.95%) Automotive
14 18 (0.90%) Advertising
15 14 (0.70%) Local Government
16 13 (0.65%) Law
17 9 (0.45%) Electronics
18 7 (0.35%) Aerospace
19 6 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 430 (21.39%) Analyst
2 363 (18.06%) Developer
3 187 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 182 (9.05%) Consultant
5 175 (8.71%) Business Analyst
6 87 (4.33%) .NET Developer
7 84 (4.18%) Architect
8 70 (3.48%) IT Manager
9 69 (3.43%) SAP Consultant
10 65 (3.23%) Test Analyst
11 60 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
12 56 (2.79%) C# Developer
13 46 (2.29%) Service Manager
14 44 (2.19%) Senior Developer
14 44 (2.19%) Web Developer
15 43 (2.14%) Senior Analyst
16 40 (1.99%) Business Manager
17 39 (1.94%) Senior Manager
17 39 (1.94%) Technical Specialist
17 39 (1.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (11.89%) HTML
2 235 (11.69%) .NET
3 193 (9.60%) CSS
4 115 (5.72%) ASP.NET
5 102 (5.07%) XML
6 98 (4.88%) jQuery
7 90 (4.48%) AngularJS
8 75 (3.73%) Web Services
9 71 (3.53%) HTML5
10 44 (2.19%) REST
11 41 (2.04%) .NET Framework
12 40 (1.99%) J2EE
13 38 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
14 36 (1.79%) SOAP
15 30 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (1.34%) EDI
17 25 (1.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 25 (1.24%) WCF
18 24 (1.19%) Java EE
19 22 (1.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 223 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 101 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 86 (4.28%) Management Information System
5 59 (2.94%) Fintech
6 46 (2.29%) CMDB
7 36 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.29%) Mathematics
9 25 (1.24%) Statistics
10 24 (1.19%) User Experience
10 24 (1.19%) Virtual Team
11 20 (1.00%) Mobile App
12 19 (0.95%) Driving Licence
12 19 (0.95%) Physics
13 18 (0.90%) iPad
14 17 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (0.80%) AS400
15 16 (0.80%) Fixed Income
15 16 (0.80%) NHS
16 15 (0.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 167 (8.31%) Windows
2 101 (5.02%) Linux
3 93 (4.63%) Unix
4 65 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 23 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (0.95%) Solaris
7 19 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.60%) Windows XP
9 11 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.50%) AIX
10 10 (0.50%) Windows Vista
11 9 (0.45%) SUSE
12 8 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.25%) HPUX
13 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.20%) Android
14 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.15%) CentOS
15 3 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (16.67%) Project Management
3 246 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 239 (11.89%) ITIL
5 227 (11.29%) PRINCE2
6 213 (10.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 186 (9.25%) Service Delivery
8 147 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
9 145 (7.21%) Line Management
10 134 (6.67%) SDLC
11 130 (6.47%) Service Management
12 123 (6.12%) Business Analysis
13 120 (5.97%) CRM
13 120 (5.97%) Presales
14 116 (5.77%) Change Management
15 107 (5.32%) ERP
15 107 (5.32%) MVC
16 100 (4.98%) Waterfall
17 98 (4.88%) Software Engineering
18 96 (4.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 441 (21.94%) SQL
2 218 (10.85%) JavaScript
3 206 (10.25%) C#
4 197 (9.80%) Java
5 67 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 47 (2.34%) Python
7 38 (1.89%) PHP
8 37 (1.84%) T-SQL
9 32 (1.59%) ABAP
10 29 (1.44%) PL/SQL
11 23 (1.14%) VB
12 16 (0.80%) VBA
13 14 (0.70%) C
14 13 (0.65%) Perl
15 10 (0.50%) C++
15 10 (0.50%) VB6
16 9 (0.45%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.40%) R
17 8 (0.40%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 216 (10.75%) Degree
2 76 (3.78%) ISEB
3 68 (3.38%) PMI Certification
4 57 (2.84%) PMP
5 43 (2.14%) Security Cleared
6 41 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 40 (1.99%) CISSP
8 32 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (1.39%) CCNA
9 28 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (1.34%) CISM
10 27 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
11 26 (1.29%) ISTQB
12 25 (1.24%) SC Cleared
13 14 (0.70%) APMP
14 11 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
14 11 (0.55%) CISA
14 11 (0.55%) MCSD
15 10 (0.50%) LPIC
15 10 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (7.01%) QA
2 60 (2.99%) SLA
3 47 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 22 (1.09%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (0.35%) COBIT
8 7 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.30%) BS7799
9 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 5 (0.25%) SDET
11 3 (0.15%) P3O
12 2 (0.100%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.050%) GxP
13 1 (0.050%) ISO22301
System Software
1 61 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 37 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.50%) Firmware
5 3 (0.15%) Docker
5 3 (0.15%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.15%) XenApp
5 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.050%) ACF2
6 1 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.050%) HDFS
6 1 (0.050%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.050%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.050%) RACF
6 1 (0.050%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.050%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (1.99%) SCCM
2 35 (1.74%) SCVMM
3 31 (1.54%) SCOM
4 18 (0.90%) Tivoli
5 15 (0.75%) SCOrch
5 15 (0.75%) vRealize
6 10 (0.50%) Backup Exec
6 10 (0.50%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.25%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.25%) Puppet
8 5 (0.25%) WSUS
9 4 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.15%) Nessus
11 2 (0.100%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.100%) Graphite
11 2 (0.100%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.100%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 270 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 213 (10.60%) Oracle
3 187 (9.30%) SAP
4 85 (4.23%) VMware
5 80 (3.98%) IBM
6 79 (3.93%) Cisco
7 53 (2.64%) HP
8 49 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 45 (2.24%) Citrix
10 39 (1.94%) Juniper
11 26 (1.29%) NetApp
11 26 (1.29%) Red Hat
12 25 (1.24%) JD Edwards
13 23 (1.14%) Cognos
14 22 (1.09%) EMC
14 22 (1.09%) Google
15 20 (1.00%) BMC
16 19 (0.95%) F5
17 18 (0.90%) Informatica
18 13 (0.65%) Sage
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 23 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £62044.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + incl. car + pension + holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (With Exceptional Package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
blu digital
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £27500.00 - £36000.00 per annum + 20% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, and more!
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Studley, Warwickshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago