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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1077 1062 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.84% 18.69% 18.22%
As % of the General category 48.21% 50.69% 50.35%
Number of salaries quoted 765 869 820
Median salary £42,765 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.96% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,975 £28,050 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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
2234 2095 1986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.07% 36.87% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1701 1591 1591
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 497 £45,000 -5.26% 58
Warwickshire +6 118 £42,500 +13.33% 15
Coventry -6 102 £40,500 -18.18% 15
Shropshire +1 80 £35,000 +0.71% 6
Solihull +7 50 £48,750 +21.87% 4
Worcestershire +17 36 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Wolverhampton +8 36 £38,750 +29.16% 6
Staffordshire -32 32 £37,500 -11.76% 4
West Bromwich -1 11 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Walsall -7 7 £32,500 -23.52%
Herefordshire +1 5 £35,000 -30.00% 7
Dudley - 3 £40,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £45,000 -
Kingswinford 0 1 £21,500 -46.25%
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 440 (19.85%) SQL
2 410 (18.49%) Retail
3 365 (16.46%) Project Management
4 314 (14.16%) Degree
5 306 (13.80%) Microsoft
5 306 (13.80%) ITIL
6 292 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
7 254 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 246 (11.10%) PRINCE2
9 235 (10.60%) MS Excel
10 225 (10.15%) Oracle
11 222 (10.01%) JavaScript
12 220 (9.92%) .NET
13 212 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
14 209 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 194 (8.75%) Data Centre
16 193 (8.71%) Manufacturing
17 192 (8.66%) SQL Server
18 184 (8.30%) HTML
19 177 (7.98%) Service Delivery
19 177 (7.98%) Change Management
20 174 (7.85%) SAP
21 172 (7.76%) C#
21 172 (7.76%) Banking
22 169 (7.62%) CSS
23 150 (6.77%) Windows
23 150 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
24 147 (6.63%) Risk Management
24 147 (6.63%) QA
25 141 (6.36%) Line Management

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 32 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.22%) SAS
3 26 (1.17%) IIS
4 23 (1.04%) JBoss
5 22 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 20 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 17 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 15 (0.68%) Apache
8 15 (0.68%) CMS
8 15 (0.68%) MS Exchange
9 13 (0.59%) Drupal
10 10 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.36%) NetWeaver
12 6 (0.27%) Documentum
12 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.27%) FileNet
13 5 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.23%) Oracle Application Server
13 5 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 235 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 104 (4.69%) MS Office
3 46 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (1.85%) MS Project
5 18 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.18%) SPSS
9 3 (0.14%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.045%) HipChat
10 1 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 47 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 35 (1.58%) Oracle Financials
4 32 (1.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 31 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
6 30 (1.35%) Oracle Assets
7 29 (1.31%) Oracle 11i
8 27 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
8 27 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 22 (0.99%) SAP CO
9 22 (0.99%) SAP FI
9 22 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
10 21 (0.95%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 21 (0.95%) Sentinel
11 20 (0.90%) assyst
12 18 (0.81%) SAP HCM
13 17 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
14 14 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
15 13 (0.59%) Oracle iProcurement
16 12 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.26%) SaaS
3 27 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.13%) PaaS
5 24 (1.08%) IaaS
6 20 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (0.90%) GitHub
7 18 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.81%) Google Analytics
8 15 (0.68%) AdWords
9 13 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
10 8 (0.36%) Office 365
11 5 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 5 (0.23%) Sage Pay
12 3 (0.14%) Force.com
13 1 (0.045%) Apcera
13 1 (0.045%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.045%) Heroku
13 1 (0.045%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.20%) Firewall
2 45 (2.03%) SSL
3 38 (1.71%) WAN
4 34 (1.53%) Network Security
5 32 (1.44%) Internet
6 28 (1.26%) TCP/IP
7 25 (1.13%) DNS
8 24 (1.08%) LAN
9 16 (0.72%) SAN
10 13 (0.59%) DHCP
11 12 (0.54%) VoIP
12 7 (0.32%) ATM
12 7 (0.32%) HTTP
13 6 (0.27%) IP Telephony
13 6 (0.27%) LDAP
13 6 (0.27%) SMTP
14 5 (0.23%) BGP
14 5 (0.23%) DWDM
14 5 (0.23%) OSPF
15 4 (0.18%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 86 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (2.75%) MySQL
4 60 (2.71%) Oracle Database
5 57 (2.57%) Relational Database
6 40 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
7 37 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
9 30 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (1.17%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
14 21 (0.95%) DB2
15 20 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
16 15 (0.68%) SAP BI
17 14 (0.63%) Big Data
17 14 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 70 (3.16%) JIRA
2 63 (2.84%) Selenium
2 63 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (1.58%) SoapUI
3 35 (1.58%) TestDirector
4 29 (1.31%) Visual Studio
5 28 (1.26%) Git (software)
6 26 (1.17%) Subversion
7 24 (1.08%) LSMW
8 18 (0.81%) Jenkins
9 15 (0.68%) PHPUnit
10 13 (0.59%) HP UFT
11 11 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.27%) JIRA Agile
12 6 (0.27%) SilkPerformer
12 6 (0.27%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.27%) Toad
13 5 (0.23%) Ant
14 4 (0.18%) Log4j
14 4 (0.18%) PVCS
General
1 410 (18.49%) Retail
2 193 (8.71%) Manufacturing
3 172 (7.76%) Banking
4 109 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 108 (4.87%) Publishing
6 97 (4.38%) Marketing
7 55 (2.48%) Legal
8 44 (1.98%) Back Office
9 41 (1.85%) Financial Institution
10 40 (1.80%) Billing
11 34 (1.53%) Investment Banking
12 31 (1.40%) Automotive
12 31 (1.40%) Retail Banking
13 22 (0.99%) Electronics
13 22 (0.99%) General Ledger
13 22 (0.99%) Local Government
14 15 (0.68%) Law
15 13 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.54%) Advertising
17 11 (0.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 495 (22.33%) Analyst
2 344 (15.52%) Developer
3 219 (9.88%) Consultant
4 218 (9.83%) Business Analyst
5 188 (8.48%) Project Manager
6 101 (4.56%) .NET Developer
7 86 (3.88%) Architect
8 79 (3.56%) Test Analyst
9 71 (3.20%) SAP Consultant
10 68 (3.07%) C# Developer
11 67 (3.02%) IT Manager
12 64 (2.89%) Service Manager
13 55 (2.48%) SQL Developer
14 54 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
14 54 (2.44%) Financial Analyst
15 52 (2.35%) Oracle Consultant
16 51 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
17 50 (2.26%) Service Analyst
18 47 (2.12%) Change Manager
18 47 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (9.92%) .NET
2 184 (8.30%) HTML
3 169 (7.62%) CSS
4 135 (6.09%) jQuery
5 105 (4.74%) XML
6 81 (3.65%) ASP.NET
7 70 (3.16%) Web Services
8 63 (2.84%) AngularJS
9 57 (2.57%) HTML5
10 43 (1.94%) CSS3
11 42 (1.89%) .NET Framework
12 34 (1.53%) REST
13 33 (1.49%) EDI
14 30 (1.35%) LAMP
15 29 (1.31%) KnockoutJS
16 27 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 24 (1.08%) WCF
18 21 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
19 15 (0.68%) Laravel
19 15 (0.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 212 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (8.75%) Data Centre
3 114 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 112 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 38 (1.71%) Statistics
6 34 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (1.49%) CMDB
7 33 (1.49%) Virtual Team
8 26 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.08%) Mathematics
10 21 (0.95%) Data Structures
10 21 (0.95%) PKI
11 19 (0.86%) AS400
12 18 (0.81%) Physics
13 17 (0.77%) User Experience
14 16 (0.72%) Economics
14 16 (0.72%) iSeries
14 16 (0.72%) Life Science
14 16 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
15 15 (0.68%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 150 (6.77%) Windows
2 93 (4.19%) Linux
3 92 (4.15%) Unix
4 63 (2.84%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 22 (0.99%) Solaris
7 18 (0.81%) Windows XP
8 14 (0.63%) Windows Vista
9 11 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.32%) SUSE
12 6 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.23%) CentOS
14 4 (0.18%) AIX
14 4 (0.18%) HPUX
15 3 (0.14%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.045%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (16.46%) Project Management
2 306 (13.80%) ITIL
3 292 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
4 254 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 246 (11.10%) PRINCE2
6 209 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 177 (7.98%) Change Management
7 177 (7.98%) Service Delivery
8 150 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
9 147 (6.63%) Risk Management
10 141 (6.36%) Line Management
11 138 (6.22%) Business Analysis
11 138 (6.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 137 (6.18%) SDLC
13 118 (5.32%) Service Management
14 112 (5.05%) Wealth Management
15 108 (4.87%) MVC
16 100 (4.51%) Mentoring
17 93 (4.19%) ERP
18 91 (4.10%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 440 (19.85%) SQL
2 222 (10.01%) JavaScript
3 172 (7.76%) C#
4 138 (6.22%) Java
5 70 (3.16%) T-SQL
6 64 (2.89%) PL/SQL
7 63 (2.84%) VB.NET
8 40 (1.80%) PHP
9 25 (1.13%) ABAP
9 25 (1.13%) Python
10 15 (0.68%) PHP 5
11 14 (0.63%) C
11 14 (0.63%) VB
12 13 (0.59%) C++
13 10 (0.45%) RPG
14 9 (0.41%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.41%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.36%) R
15 8 (0.36%) VBA
16 7 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 314 (14.16%) Degree
2 77 (3.47%) ISEB
3 60 (2.71%) Security Cleared
4 46 (2.07%) CISSP
4 46 (2.07%) ISTQB
5 45 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 44 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
7 42 (1.89%) CISM
8 39 (1.76%) SC Cleared
9 38 (1.71%) PMI Certification
10 36 (1.62%) PMP
11 35 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (1.31%) APMP
13 26 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (0.99%) CISA
14 22 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 20 (0.90%) CCNA
16 19 (0.86%) MCSE
17 17 (0.77%) HND
18 15 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (6.63%) QA
2 80 (3.61%) SLA
3 46 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
7 12 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.45%) COBIT
9 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.23%) P3O
10 2 (0.090%) GxP
10 2 (0.090%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.045%) BS7799
11 1 (0.045%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.045%) EMIR
11 1 (0.045%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.045%) MiFID
11 1 (0.045%) SDET
11 1 (0.045%) Solvency II
System Software
1 77 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 48 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.54%) Firmware
5 6 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.18%) XenApp
7 3 (0.14%) NFS
7 3 (0.14%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.090%) Docker
8 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.090%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.090%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.045%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.045%) Squid
Systems Management
1 43 (1.94%) SCCM
2 35 (1.58%) SCOM
3 21 (0.95%) Tivoli
4 17 (0.77%) SCVMM
5 16 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (0.54%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.50%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.45%) SCOrch
8 10 (0.45%) vRealize
9 5 (0.23%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.23%) Puppet
10 4 (0.18%) Graphite
10 4 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
10 4 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.18%) Uchiwa
11 3 (0.14%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 306 (13.80%) Microsoft
2 225 (10.15%) Oracle
3 174 (7.85%) SAP
4 75 (3.38%) VMware
5 65 (2.93%) HP
6 58 (2.62%) Cisco
7 57 (2.57%) IBM
8 32 (1.44%) Citrix
9 30 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 28 (1.26%) CheckPoint
11 27 (1.22%) Cognos
11 27 (1.22%) Informatica
12 26 (1.17%) Google
13 24 (1.08%) JD Edwards
13 24 (1.08%) Juniper
14 15 (0.68%) NetApp
15 14 (0.63%) Adobe
15 14 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (0.45%) Cognizant
16 10 (0.45%) Facebook
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000. per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £39,000-£43,000 per annum + 25 hols+BH, pension, death in service
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago