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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1129 947 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.33% 16.41% 19.50%
As % of the General category 48.48% 45.22% 49.76%
Number of salaries quoted 797 779 878
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2329 2094 2104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.81% 36.28% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1711 1627 1721
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -1 399 £45,000 -10.00% 46
Coventry +7 148 £42,500 -19.04% 9
Warwickshire +11 134 £41,000 -5.74% 19
Shropshire +5 132 £32,500 -8.45% 9
Staffordshire -15 56 £34,000 -20.00% 3
Solihull +11 48 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Wolverhampton +11 33 £43,500 +45.00% 9
Worcestershire +13 32 £45,000 +12.50% 9
West Bromwich +3 31 £55,000 +76.00% 2
Walsall -9 6 £29,500 -41.00% 2
Dudley - 4 £38,750 -
Herefordshire -6 3 £42,000 - 1
Kingswinford -1 1 £21,500 -46.25%
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 454 (20.06%) SQL
2 365 (16.13%) Project Management
3 335 (14.80%) Retail
4 311 (13.74%) Microsoft
5 299 (13.21%) Degree
6 297 (13.12%) Agile Software Development
7 288 (12.73%) .NET
8 285 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 267 (11.80%) ITIL
10 251 (11.09%) Oracle
11 239 (10.56%) JavaScript
12 235 (10.38%) SQL Server
13 222 (9.81%) PRINCE2
14 220 (9.72%) C#
15 213 (9.41%) MS Excel
16 196 (8.66%) Banking
17 194 (8.57%) Data Centre
18 182 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
19 179 (7.91%) SAP
20 175 (7.73%) Change Management
21 169 (7.47%) Manufacturing
22 165 (7.29%) HTML
23 163 (7.20%) Business Analysis
24 162 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
25 159 (7.03%) jQuery
26 156 (6.89%) Windows
27 152 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
28 143 (6.32%) Risk Management
29 140 (6.19%) CSS
30 134 (5.92%) Telecoms

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 48 (2.12%) SharePoint
2 41 (1.81%) SAS
3 21 (0.93%) IIS
4 18 (0.80%) JBoss
5 17 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 15 (0.66%) Drupal
6 15 (0.66%) Oracle UPK
6 15 (0.66%) WebSphere
7 14 (0.62%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (0.53%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.44%) CMS
11 9 (0.40%) Apache
11 9 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.22%) NetWeaver
14 4 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.18%) Oracle Application Server
14 4 (0.18%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 213 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 92 (4.07%) MS Office
3 43 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (1.63%) MS Project
5 21 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.62%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.27%) SPSS
9 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.044%) HipChat
10 1 (0.044%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.044%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 63 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 54 (2.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 54 (2.39%) Oracle Financials
3 39 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
4 36 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
5 34 (1.50%) Oracle Assets
6 32 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
6 32 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 30 (1.33%) SAP CO
7 30 (1.33%) SAP FI
7 30 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 28 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
9 20 (0.88%) assyst
9 20 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
10 18 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
11 17 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
12 16 (0.71%) SAP PS
13 15 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
13 15 (0.66%) SAP HCM
14 14 (0.62%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (0.97%) SaaS
3 17 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (0.71%) Google Analytics
5 14 (0.62%) AdWords
6 11 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
8 9 (0.40%) Office 365
9 7 (0.31%) IaaS
10 6 (0.27%) PaaS
11 5 (0.22%) Sage Pay
12 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.13%) Force.com
14 2 (0.088%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.044%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.21%) Firewall
2 38 (1.68%) SSL
3 37 (1.63%) WAN
4 32 (1.41%) Network Security
5 30 (1.33%) Internet
6 27 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 25 (1.10%) LAN
8 17 (0.75%) VoIP
9 16 (0.71%) SAN
10 13 (0.57%) IP Telephony
11 12 (0.53%) DWDM
12 11 (0.49%) HTTP
13 9 (0.40%) DNS
14 8 (0.35%) BGP
14 8 (0.35%) OSPF
15 7 (0.31%) ATM
15 7 (0.31%) VPN
16 6 (0.27%) Spanning Tree
17 5 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
17 5 (0.22%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 101 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
3 77 (3.40%) MySQL
4 60 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 53 (2.34%) Oracle Database
6 53 (2.34%) Relational Database
7 41 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
8 35 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 27 (1.19%) RDBMS
12 25 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (1.02%) QlikView
14 22 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (0.84%) Data Mart
15 19 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 19 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (0.71%) Roambi
Development Applications
1 58 (2.56%) Selenium
2 49 (2.17%) JIRA
3 43 (1.90%) Visual Studio
4 37 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (1.28%) SoapUI
6 27 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 27 (1.19%) TestDirector
7 25 (1.10%) Subversion
7 25 (1.10%) Toad
8 20 (0.88%) HP UFT
8 20 (0.88%) LSMW
9 18 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
10 14 (0.62%) Jenkins
10 14 (0.62%) PHPUnit
11 7 (0.31%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
12 4 (0.18%) Serena SBM
12 4 (0.18%) WinRunner
13 3 (0.13%) Dreamweaver
13 3 (0.13%) ProC
General
1 335 (14.80%) Retail
2 196 (8.66%) Banking
3 169 (7.47%) Manufacturing
4 134 (5.92%) Telecoms
5 116 (5.13%) Marketing
6 63 (2.78%) Publishing
7 53 (2.34%) Billing
8 41 (1.81%) Legal
9 37 (1.63%) Back Office
10 36 (1.59%) Automotive
11 34 (1.50%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.97%) Electronics
13 21 (0.93%) Local Government
14 19 (0.84%) Games
14 19 (0.84%) Retail Banking
15 17 (0.75%) Investment Banking
16 15 (0.66%) General Ledger
17 13 (0.57%) Law
17 13 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 508 (22.45%) Analyst
2 373 (16.48%) Developer
3 228 (10.08%) Consultant
4 216 (9.54%) Business Analyst
5 193 (8.53%) Project Manager
6 127 (5.61%) .NET Developer
7 107 (4.73%) Architect
8 95 (4.20%) C# Developer
9 84 (3.71%) Test Analyst
10 80 (3.54%) SAP Consultant
11 78 (3.45%) Service Manager
12 76 (3.36%) SQL Developer
13 73 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 68 (3.00%) IT Manager
15 66 (2.92%) Financial Analyst
16 57 (2.52%) Oracle Consultant
17 54 (2.39%) Software Developer
18 51 (2.25%) JavaScript Developer
19 49 (2.17%) Oracle Analyst
19 49 (2.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (12.73%) .NET
2 165 (7.29%) HTML
3 159 (7.03%) jQuery
4 140 (6.19%) CSS
5 107 (4.73%) XML
6 105 (4.64%) ASP.NET
7 75 (3.31%) Web Services
8 73 (3.23%) AngularJS
9 51 (2.25%) .NET Framework
9 51 (2.25%) HTML5
10 45 (1.99%) CSS3
11 44 (1.94%) WCF
12 34 (1.50%) KnockoutJS
12 34 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 32 (1.41%) REST
14 29 (1.28%) LAMP
15 27 (1.19%) EDI
16 23 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (0.88%) Ajax
17 20 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 194 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 182 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (4.33%) Management Information System
4 82 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 50 (2.21%) Statistics
6 43 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (1.37%) Virtual Team
8 29 (1.28%) Mathematics
9 24 (1.06%) Mobile App
10 22 (0.97%) PKI
11 20 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
11 20 (0.88%) Social Media
12 18 (0.80%) Economics
12 18 (0.80%) EPoS
13 17 (0.75%) User Experience
14 16 (0.71%) CMDB
14 16 (0.71%) Data Structures
14 16 (0.71%) Life Science
15 14 (0.62%) Fintech
15 14 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 156 (6.89%) Windows
2 85 (3.76%) Unix
3 74 (3.27%) Linux
4 52 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 23 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 15 (0.66%) Windows XP
7 12 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.49%) Solaris
8 11 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.40%) Windows Vista
10 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.18%) CentOS
11 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.13%) AIX
13 2 (0.088%) HPUX
13 2 (0.088%) SUSE
13 2 (0.088%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.044%) Android
14 1 (0.044%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (16.13%) Project Management
2 297 (13.12%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 267 (11.80%) ITIL
5 222 (9.81%) PRINCE2
6 175 (7.73%) Change Management
7 163 (7.20%) Business Analysis
8 162 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
9 152 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 143 (6.32%) Risk Management
11 131 (5.79%) SDLC
12 129 (5.70%) MVC
13 128 (5.66%) Mentoring
14 122 (5.39%) Service Delivery
15 112 (4.95%) Line Management
16 111 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
17 103 (4.55%) ERP
18 100 (4.42%) Wealth Management
19 89 (3.93%) Scrum
20 83 (3.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 454 (20.06%) SQL
2 239 (10.56%) JavaScript
3 220 (9.72%) C#
4 116 (5.13%) Java
5 112 (4.95%) PL/SQL
5 112 (4.95%) T-SQL
6 66 (2.92%) VB.NET
7 34 (1.50%) PHP
8 21 (0.93%) ABAP
8 21 (0.93%) C++
9 17 (0.75%) VB
10 15 (0.66%) C
10 15 (0.66%) TypeScript
11 14 (0.62%) PHP 5
12 11 (0.49%) Python
13 9 (0.40%) VBA
14 8 (0.35%) RPG
15 7 (0.31%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.27%) R
17 5 (0.22%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 299 (13.21%) Degree
2 72 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 64 (2.83%) ISEB
4 49 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 48 (2.12%) CISSP
5 48 (2.12%) SC Cleared
6 43 (1.90%) CISM
6 43 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 39 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 36 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (1.28%) CISA
9 29 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (1.28%) HND
10 27 (1.19%) APMP
11 23 (1.02%) CCNP
12 20 (0.88%) CCNA
12 20 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 17 (0.75%) MCSE
13 17 (0.75%) PMI Certification
14 16 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.04%) QA
2 94 (4.15%) SLA
3 35 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
7 10 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.40%) COBIT
9 2 (0.088%) Basel II
9 2 (0.088%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.088%) P3O
9 2 (0.088%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.044%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.044%) EMIR
10 1 (0.044%) GxP
10 1 (0.044%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.044%) MiFID
10 1 (0.044%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.044%) SDET
System Software
1 70 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.22%) Firmware
3 5 (0.22%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.13%) NFS
4 3 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (0.13%) XenApp
5 2 (0.088%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.088%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.088%) vSphere
6 1 (0.044%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.044%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.044%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.044%) Squid
6 1 (0.044%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.044%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (1.37%) SCCM
2 25 (1.10%) SCOM
3 20 (0.88%) Tivoli
4 16 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
5 10 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (0.27%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.18%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.18%) Legato
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.13%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (0.13%) RSA Archer
9 3 (0.13%) Simpana
10 2 (0.088%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.088%) Graphite
10 2 (0.088%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.088%) Uchiwa
11 1 (0.044%) Control-M
Vendors
1 311 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 251 (11.09%) Oracle
3 179 (7.91%) SAP
4 55 (2.43%) HP
5 54 (2.39%) VMware
6 41 (1.81%) Cisco
7 28 (1.24%) Cognos
8 23 (1.02%) Google
9 22 (0.97%) Tableau
10 21 (0.93%) Informatica
11 20 (0.88%) IBM
11 20 (0.88%) Red Hat
12 18 (0.80%) Facebook
12 18 (0.80%) Twitter
13 17 (0.75%) Citrix
14 16 (0.71%) JD Edwards
15 14 (0.62%) Pegasus
16 13 (0.57%) Adobe
17 12 (0.53%) CheckPoint
18 10 (0.44%) NetApp
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £20k - 26k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Plan-net
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: competitive salary +benifits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + pension + private medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago