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

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / West Midlands
Rank 7 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 801 1034 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.97% 17.52% 15.14%
As % of the General category 44.95% 48.09% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 600 823 615
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,600 £68,300
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 in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1782 2150 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.75% 36.42% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1680 1310
Median salary £41,125 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.47% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 22 February 2017.

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 22 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
Birmingham +1 386 £50,000 +11.11% 33
Warwickshire +9 120 £43,500 +0.57% 10
Solihull +1 61 £32,500 -38.67% 4
Coventry -1 58 £45,000 +5.26% 10
Staffordshire -21 36 £44,000 +6.02% 6
Worcestershire -9 20 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Shropshire -16 18 £32,500 -23.52% 12
West Bromwich +3 11 £47,500 -5.00%
Wolverhampton +4 10 £53,000 +32.50% 5
Herefordshire - 7 £30,000 - 1
Walsall -3 4 £44,000 +10.00%
Dudley -3 1 - -
Smethwick - 1 - -
Stourbridge - 1 £40,000 -
Wednesbury - 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Finance.

1 352 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (19.09%) SQL
3 292 (16.95%) Project Management
4 276 (16.02%) Retail
5 242 (14.05%) Microsoft
6 207 (12.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 204 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
8 198 (11.49%) ITIL
9 190 (11.03%) JavaScript
10 189 (10.97%) HTML
11 188 (10.91%) MS Excel
12 187 (10.85%) Oracle
13 186 (10.80%) Banking
14 181 (10.50%) Java
15 180 (10.45%) .NET
16 178 (10.33%) C#
17 175 (10.16%) SQL Server
18 166 (9.63%) PRINCE2
19 158 (9.17%) Degree
20 152 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
21 145 (8.42%) ERP
22 135 (7.84%) CSS
23 133 (7.72%) Windows
23 133 (7.72%) Data Centre
24 132 (7.66%) CRM
25 123 (7.14%) QA
26 122 (7.08%) Business Analysis
27 117 (6.79%) SAP
28 114 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
29 108 (6.27%) Service Delivery

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 49 (2.84%) Apache
2 42 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 38 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 35 (2.03%) SAS
5 27 (1.57%) CMS
6 24 (1.39%) JBoss
6 24 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 22 (1.28%) IIS
8 20 (1.16%) WebLogic
9 14 (0.81%) Oracle UPK
10 11 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.35%) FormScape
12 6 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.35%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.29%) nginx
14 4 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 188 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 99 (5.75%) MS Office
3 48 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (2.09%) MS Project
5 15 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.41%) SPSS
7 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.12%) InVision
9 1 (0.058%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.058%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 28 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
3 24 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 21 (1.22%) Oracle Assets
6 20 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 20 (1.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 19 (1.10%) SAP BPC
8 17 (0.99%) SAP CO
8 17 (0.99%) SAP FI
8 17 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
9 16 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
10 15 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
11 14 (0.81%) assyst
11 14 (0.81%) Sentinel
12 13 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
12 13 (0.75%) Oracle SCM
13 10 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
13 10 (0.58%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 66 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.03%) SaaS
4 31 (1.80%) IaaS
5 28 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (1.57%) PaaS
7 23 (1.33%) Office 365
8 18 (1.04%) GitHub
9 9 (0.52%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.35%) AdWords
11 4 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.17%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.17%) Taleo
13 1 (0.058%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.48%) Firewall
2 37 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.51%) WAN
4 25 (1.45%) DNS
5 20 (1.16%) SSL
6 18 (1.04%) HTTP
7 17 (0.99%) LAN
7 17 (0.99%) Network Security
8 14 (0.81%) VPN
9 12 (0.70%) Internet
9 12 (0.70%) Skype
10 10 (0.58%) VLAN
10 10 (0.58%) VoIP
11 9 (0.52%) DHCP
11 9 (0.52%) MPLS
11 9 (0.52%) SAN
11 9 (0.52%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.35%) BGP
12 6 (0.35%) OSPF
13 5 (0.29%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.29%) Big Data
3 59 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
4 57 (3.31%) MySQL
5 46 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 45 (2.61%) Hadoop
7 39 (2.26%) DB2
8 36 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 34 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
10 25 (1.45%) Oracle Database
11 24 (1.39%) RDBMS
12 23 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
13 22 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
13 22 (1.28%) SAP BW
13 22 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (1.16%) SAP HANA
14 20 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (0.81%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 70 (4.06%) Selenium
2 39 (2.26%) SoapUI
3 31 (1.80%) JIRA
3 31 (1.80%) Subversion
4 29 (1.68%) Git (software)
5 18 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (0.93%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.75%) Robot Framework
8 12 (0.70%) JUnit
8 12 (0.70%) TestNG
9 8 (0.46%) PHPUnit
9 8 (0.46%) Toad
9 8 (0.46%) Xcode
10 7 (0.41%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.41%) JSUnit
10 7 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (0.41%) Mocha
10 7 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (0.41%) PhpStorm
10 7 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 276 (16.02%) Retail
2 186 (10.80%) Banking
3 104 (6.04%) Marketing
4 96 (5.57%) Manufacturing
5 70 (4.06%) Telecoms
6 62 (3.60%) Publishing
7 31 (1.80%) Legal
8 25 (1.45%) Billing
9 21 (1.22%) General Ledger
10 19 (1.10%) Retail Banking
11 18 (1.04%) Local Government
12 17 (0.99%) Automotive
13 15 (0.87%) Advertising
13 15 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.46%) International Banking
14 8 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.35%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.35%) Back Office
16 5 (0.29%) Games
16 5 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 354 (20.55%) Analyst
2 316 (18.34%) Developer
3 156 (9.05%) Project Manager
4 150 (8.71%) Business Analyst
5 138 (8.01%) Consultant
6 90 (5.22%) Architect
7 70 (4.06%) .NET Developer
8 55 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
9 53 (3.08%) C# Developer
10 48 (2.79%) IT Manager
11 47 (2.73%) Senior Manager
12 40 (2.32%) Business Manager
12 40 (2.32%) Java Developer
12 40 (2.32%) Test Analyst
12 40 (2.32%) Web Developer
13 38 (2.21%) Development Manager
14 37 (2.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 35 (2.03%) Technical Analyst
16 33 (1.92%) Service Manager
17 32 (1.86%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (10.97%) HTML
2 180 (10.45%) .NET
3 135 (7.84%) CSS
4 102 (5.92%) ASP.NET
5 93 (5.40%) AngularJS
6 75 (4.35%) HTML5
7 64 (3.71%) XML
8 62 (3.60%) jQuery
9 51 (2.96%) Web Services
10 50 (2.90%) J2EE
11 35 (2.03%) SOAP
12 33 (1.92%) REST
13 31 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (1.74%) KnockoutJS
15 28 (1.63%) .NET Framework
16 23 (1.33%) Java EE
17 18 (1.04%) Entity Framework
17 18 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (0.99%) CSS3
18 17 (0.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 204 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (7.72%) Data Centre
3 76 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 71 (4.12%) Fintech
5 60 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 32 (1.86%) CMDB
6 32 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.63%) User Experience
8 21 (1.22%) iPad
9 20 (1.16%) Virtual Team
10 17 (0.99%) NHS
11 16 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
12 14 (0.81%) Mobile App
13 12 (0.70%) Driving Licence
14 11 (0.64%) PMI
15 10 (0.58%) Credit Risk
16 9 (0.52%) Fixed Income
16 9 (0.52%) Hedge funds
17 8 (0.46%) Data Structures
17 8 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 133 (7.72%) Windows
2 79 (4.59%) Linux
3 64 (3.71%) Unix
4 45 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 29 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.46%) AIX
8 8 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.35%) Android
9 6 (0.35%) Solaris
10 5 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.29%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.17%) CentOS
11 3 (0.17%) SUSE
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.058%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (16.95%) Project Management
3 207 (12.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 198 (11.49%) ITIL
5 166 (9.63%) PRINCE2
6 152 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 145 (8.42%) ERP
8 132 (7.66%) CRM
9 122 (7.08%) Business Analysis
10 114 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 108 (6.27%) Service Delivery
12 101 (5.86%) Line Management
13 94 (5.46%) SDLC
14 93 (5.40%) MVC
14 93 (5.40%) Waterfall
15 91 (5.28%) Service Management
16 90 (5.22%) Presales
17 72 (4.18%) Change Management
18 71 (4.12%) Information Security
18 71 (4.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 329 (19.09%) SQL
2 190 (11.03%) JavaScript
3 181 (10.50%) Java
4 178 (10.33%) C#
5 46 (2.67%) VB.NET
6 42 (2.44%) Python
7 34 (1.97%) PHP
8 31 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 27 (1.57%) PL/SQL
9 27 (1.57%) VBA
10 23 (1.33%) VB
11 15 (0.87%) C++
12 13 (0.75%) ABAP
12 13 (0.75%) VBScript
13 11 (0.64%) C
13 11 (0.64%) Objective-C
13 11 (0.64%) Perl
13 11 (0.64%) Scala
14 9 (0.52%) Apple Swift
14 9 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 158 (9.17%) Degree
2 75 (4.35%) ISEB
3 53 (3.08%) PMI Certification
4 43 (2.50%) PMP
5 40 (2.32%) CISSP
6 28 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 25 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (1.45%) Security Cleared
8 24 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (1.28%) CISM
10 21 (1.22%) CCNA
11 20 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (0.99%) APMP
12 17 (0.99%) CISA
12 17 (0.99%) ISTQB
13 14 (0.81%) SC Cleared
14 13 (0.75%) CIMA
15 11 (0.64%) ACCA
16 8 (0.46%) CCNP
17 7 (0.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (7.14%) QA
2 55 (3.19%) SLA
3 49 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 25 (1.45%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.29%) BS7799
7 5 (0.29%) COBIT
7 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (0.29%) RMADS
7 5 (0.29%) SDET
8 3 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.17%) GDPR
9 2 (0.12%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.12%) P3O
10 1 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.058%) EMIR
10 1 (0.058%) GPG13
10 1 (0.058%) MiFID
10 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (2.79%) Active Directory
1 48 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.17%) Firmware
4 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.12%) HDFS
4 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.12%) vSphere
4 2 (0.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.058%) ACF2
5 1 (0.058%) Docker
5 1 (0.058%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.058%) RACF
5 1 (0.058%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (2.03%) SCCM
2 28 (1.63%) SCVMM
3 24 (1.39%) SCOM
4 14 (0.81%) Tivoli
5 9 (0.52%) SCOrch
6 7 (0.41%) vRealize
7 5 (0.29%) WSUS
8 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.23%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.17%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.17%) Nagios
9 3 (0.17%) Nessus
9 3 (0.17%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.058%) Graphite
11 1 (0.058%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.058%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 242 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 187 (10.85%) Oracle
3 117 (6.79%) SAP
4 67 (3.89%) VMware
5 59 (3.42%) Cisco
6 54 (3.13%) IBM
7 43 (2.50%) JD Edwards
8 37 (2.15%) CheckPoint
8 37 (2.15%) HP
9 35 (2.03%) Citrix
10 29 (1.68%) Juniper
11 28 (1.63%) NetApp
12 24 (1.39%) EMC
13 22 (1.28%) Google
13 22 (1.28%) Sage
14 21 (1.22%) BMC
15 19 (1.10%) Cognos
16 17 (0.99%) Red Hat
17 13 (0.75%) Pegasus
18 12 (0.70%) F5
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + plus large bonus and package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SSP Worldwide
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45,000-£50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, healthcare, pension, gym, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car/Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Churchill Frank
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Pension, Health + Package
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Strong package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago