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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / West Midlands
Rank 5 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 872 858 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.91% 16.48% 16.23%
As % of the General category 47.49% 45.44% 49.58%
Number of salaries quoted 638 695 687
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1836 1888 1654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.72% 36.27% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1424 1492 1379
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,250 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +2 438 £50,000 +11.11% 33
Warwickshire +7 105 £45,000 +1.69% 9
Solihull +4 65 £33,000 -37.14% 5
Coventry +4 59 £48,750 +2.63% 9
Staffordshire -14 49 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Shropshire -9 23 £32,500 -13.33% 6
Worcestershire -12 16 £40,000 -15.78% 5
West Bromwich +11 13 £50,000 +14.28%
Wolverhampton +6 13 £53,000 +32.50% 3
Herefordshire -15 12 £30,000 -15.49% 1
Walsall 0 4 £45,500 +6.43%
Bilston - 2 £57,500 -
Stourbridge - 2 £40,000 -
Dudley -2 1 - -
Wednesbury - 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 381 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (19.81%) SQL
3 342 (18.62%) Retail
4 296 (16.11%) Project Management
5 241 (13.12%) Microsoft
6 226 (12.30%) ITIL
7 220 (11.98%) HTML
8 215 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
9 211 (11.49%) Java
10 210 (11.43%) MS Excel
11 208 (11.32%) JavaScript
11 208 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 207 (11.27%) Oracle
13 201 (10.94%) SQL Server
14 197 (10.72%) Banking
15 194 (10.56%) C#
16 192 (10.45%) .NET
17 185 (10.07%) PRINCE2
18 182 (9.91%) Degree
19 168 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
20 167 (9.09%) CSS
21 155 (8.44%) Data Centre
22 151 (8.22%) Service Delivery
23 146 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
24 143 (7.78%) SAP
24 143 (7.78%) Windows
25 133 (7.24%) CRM
25 133 (7.24%) QA
26 123 (6.70%) Business Analysis
27 122 (6.64%) ERP

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 50 (2.72%) Apache
2 39 (2.12%) Apache Spark
3 34 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 32 (1.74%) CMS
5 31 (1.69%) JBoss
5 31 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 31 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 26 (1.42%) IIS
7 25 (1.36%) SAS
8 13 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 13 (0.71%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (0.49%) Oracle UPK
11 6 (0.33%) FormScape
12 5 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.27%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.27%) nginx
12 5 (0.27%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.22%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 210 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 92 (5.01%) MS Office
3 56 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (2.18%) MS Project
5 16 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.38%) SPSS
7 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.16%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.11%) InVision
Business Applications
1 30 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (1.31%) Sentinel
3 21 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
3 21 (1.14%) SAP CO
3 21 (1.14%) SAP FI
3 21 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (0.98%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 17 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
6 16 (0.87%) assyst
6 16 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
6 16 (0.87%) SAP BPC
7 14 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
7 14 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
8 13 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
9 10 (0.54%) Oracle SCM
10 8 (0.44%) SAP Business One
10 8 (0.44%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 74 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.29%) SaaS
4 41 (2.23%) IaaS
5 37 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (2.01%) PaaS
6 33 (1.80%) GitHub
7 20 (1.09%) Office 365
8 9 (0.49%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.27%) AdWords
11 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.11%) Taleo
14 1 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.054%) Force.com
14 1 (0.054%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.97%) Firewall
2 37 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 34 (1.85%) WAN
4 33 (1.80%) DNS
5 30 (1.63%) SSL
6 19 (1.03%) LAN
7 17 (0.93%) HTTP
8 15 (0.82%) DHCP
8 15 (0.82%) Network Security
9 14 (0.76%) SAN
10 12 (0.65%) Internet
10 12 (0.65%) VPN
11 10 (0.54%) MPLS
11 10 (0.54%) Skype
11 10 (0.54%) VLAN
11 10 (0.54%) VoIP
12 8 (0.44%) Wireshark
13 6 (0.33%) BGP
13 6 (0.33%) OSPF
14 5 (0.27%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 68 (3.70%) Big Data
3 65 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
4 58 (3.16%) MySQL
5 54 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 47 (2.56%) DB2
7 46 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
8 40 (2.18%) Hadoop
9 35 (1.91%) Oracle Database
10 31 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (1.58%) RDBMS
12 24 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
13 23 (1.25%) SAP BW
13 23 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
15 19 (1.03%) SAP HANA
16 18 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 74 (4.03%) Selenium
2 43 (2.34%) JIRA
3 39 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (2.07%) SoapUI
5 35 (1.91%) Subversion
6 31 (1.69%) Git (software)
7 15 (0.82%) Visual Studio
8 14 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 11 (0.60%) JUnit
9 11 (0.60%) Robot Framework
9 11 (0.60%) TestNG
10 10 (0.54%) Toad
11 9 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (0.44%) JSUnit
12 8 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
12 8 (0.44%) Maven
12 8 (0.44%) Mocha
13 7 (0.38%) PhpStorm
13 7 (0.38%) PHPUnit
13 7 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 342 (18.62%) Retail
2 197 (10.72%) Banking
3 120 (6.53%) Manufacturing
4 101 (5.50%) Publishing
5 95 (5.17%) Marketing
6 70 (3.81%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.85%) Legal
8 25 (1.36%) Billing
9 22 (1.20%) Retail Banking
10 21 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 20 (1.09%) General Ledger
12 17 (0.93%) Advertising
12 17 (0.93%) Investment Banking
13 16 (0.87%) Automotive
14 15 (0.82%) Local Government
15 10 (0.54%) Back Office
16 8 (0.44%) International Banking
16 8 (0.44%) Law
17 6 (0.33%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 381 (20.74%) Analyst
2 335 (18.24%) Developer
3 168 (9.15%) Project Manager
4 160 (8.71%) Business Analyst
5 150 (8.17%) Consultant
6 88 (4.79%) Architect
7 73 (3.97%) .NET Developer
8 62 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
9 51 (2.78%) IT Manager
10 49 (2.67%) C# Developer
10 49 (2.67%) Test Analyst
11 46 (2.50%) Senior Manager
12 40 (2.18%) SAP Consultant
13 38 (2.07%) Development Manager
13 38 (2.07%) Web Developer
14 36 (1.96%) Business Manager
14 36 (1.96%) Java Developer
15 35 (1.91%) Service Manager
16 33 (1.80%) Senior Developer
16 33 (1.80%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (11.98%) HTML
2 192 (10.45%) .NET
3 167 (9.09%) CSS
4 102 (5.55%) ASP.NET
5 97 (5.28%) AngularJS
6 81 (4.41%) HTML5
7 74 (4.03%) XML
8 67 (3.65%) jQuery
9 57 (3.10%) Web Services
10 50 (2.72%) J2EE
11 38 (2.07%) REST
12 34 (1.85%) SOAP
13 33 (1.80%) KnockoutJS
14 30 (1.63%) .NET Framework
15 26 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (1.36%) Java EE
17 21 (1.14%) Entity Framework
17 21 (1.14%) WCF
18 19 (1.03%) CSS3
18 19 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 215 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 155 (8.44%) Data Centre
3 92 (5.01%) Computer Science
4 71 (3.86%) Fintech
5 66 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 44 (2.40%) CMDB
7 34 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 28 (1.52%) User Experience
9 23 (1.25%) Physics
10 22 (1.20%) Statistics
11 21 (1.14%) Visualisation
12 20 (1.09%) Virtual Team
13 19 (1.03%) iPad
13 19 (1.03%) Mobile App
14 17 (0.93%) Driving Licence
15 16 (0.87%) NHS
16 13 (0.71%) Fixed Income
16 13 (0.71%) Public Cloud
17 12 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 143 (7.78%) Windows
2 93 (5.06%) Linux
3 75 (4.08%) Unix
4 52 (2.83%) Windows Server
5 25 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.71%) Solaris
9 12 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.38%) AIX
11 6 (0.33%) Android
11 6 (0.33%) SUSE
11 6 (0.33%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.27%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.27%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.11%) HPUX
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (16.11%) Project Management
3 226 (12.30%) ITIL
4 208 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 185 (10.07%) PRINCE2
6 168 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 151 (8.22%) Service Delivery
8 146 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
9 133 (7.24%) CRM
10 123 (6.70%) Business Analysis
11 122 (6.64%) ERP
11 122 (6.64%) Line Management
12 115 (6.26%) Presales
12 115 (6.26%) Service Management
13 110 (5.99%) SDLC
14 100 (5.44%) Waterfall
15 92 (5.01%) Software Engineering
16 90 (4.90%) MVC
17 84 (4.57%) Change Management
18 82 (4.46%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 364 (19.81%) SQL
2 211 (11.49%) Java
3 208 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 194 (10.56%) C#
5 50 (2.72%) Python
5 50 (2.72%) VB.NET
6 38 (2.07%) PHP
7 27 (1.47%) T-SQL
8 26 (1.42%) VBA
9 24 (1.31%) PL/SQL
10 23 (1.25%) VB
11 21 (1.14%) ABAP
12 15 (0.82%) C++
13 11 (0.60%) VBScript
14 10 (0.54%) C
14 10 (0.54%) Perl
15 9 (0.49%) Objective-C
15 9 (0.49%) Scala
15 9 (0.49%) VB6
16 7 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 182 (9.91%) Degree
2 82 (4.46%) ISEB
3 64 (3.48%) PMI Certification
4 53 (2.89%) PMP
5 47 (2.56%) CISSP
6 34 (1.85%) Security Cleared
7 32 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 31 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (1.69%) CISM
9 29 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (1.47%) CCNA
11 21 (1.14%) SC Cleared
12 20 (1.09%) ISTQB
12 20 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (0.98%) APMP
14 16 (0.87%) CISA
15 9 (0.49%) CCNP
16 8 (0.44%) ACCA
16 8 (0.44%) CIMA
16 8 (0.44%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (7.24%) QA
2 59 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (3.16%) SLA
4 26 (1.42%) PCI DSS
5 24 (1.31%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.38%) COBIT
7 7 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (0.33%) BS7799
8 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (0.27%) RMADS
9 5 (0.27%) SDET
10 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.11%) P3O
12 1 (0.054%) GPG13
12 1 (0.054%) ISO22301
System Software
1 62 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.38%) Firmware
5 3 (0.16%) XenApp
6 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.11%) Docker
6 2 (0.11%) HDFS
6 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.054%) ACF2
7 1 (0.054%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.054%) RACF
7 1 (0.054%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.054%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.054%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (2.01%) SCVMM
2 36 (1.96%) SCCM
3 28 (1.52%) SCOM
4 16 (0.87%) Tivoli
5 13 (0.71%) SCOrch
5 13 (0.71%) vRealize
6 8 (0.44%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.27%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.22%) WSUS
11 3 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.11%) Graphite
12 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.11%) MAILsweeper
12 2 (0.11%) Nessus
12 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.11%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 241 (13.12%) Microsoft
2 207 (11.27%) Oracle
3 143 (7.78%) SAP
4 78 (4.25%) VMware
5 76 (4.14%) IBM
6 75 (4.08%) Cisco
7 48 (2.61%) CheckPoint
8 45 (2.45%) HP
9 43 (2.34%) Citrix
10 39 (2.12%) JD Edwards
11 38 (2.07%) Juniper
12 30 (1.63%) NetApp
13 28 (1.52%) EMC
14 24 (1.31%) BMC
15 22 (1.20%) Google
16 19 (1.03%) Red Hat
16 19 (1.03%) Sage
17 18 (0.98%) Cognos
17 18 (0.98%) F5
18 13 (0.71%) Informatica
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + up to 30% bonus + other benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (With Exceptional Package)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £23k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £27k - 36k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + Car Allowance + Matched Pension + Bonus + Health/I
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £67500 per annum + plus large bonus and package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Salary: £58,935 - 63,299 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, healthcare, pension, gym, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Salary: £47,903 - 51,459 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago