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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1121 1030 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.61% 17.58% 18.69%
As % of the General category 47.48% 47.27% 48.72%
Number of salaries quoted 783 841 834
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,500
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
2361 2179 2067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.19% 37.18% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1753 1653 1653
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 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 443 £42,765 -13.16% 54
Warwickshire +10 138 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Coventry +2 123 £42,500 -14.14% 20
Shropshire +1 104 £32,500 -8.45% 7
Staffordshire -19 49 £35,000 -17.64% 10
Solihull +9 46 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Worcestershire +15 39 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Wolverhampton +12 38 £43,500 +45.00% 5
West Bromwich 0 20 £55,000 -2.22% 2
Walsall -5 8 £32,500 -23.52%
Herefordshire -3 4 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Dudley - 3 £40,000 - 1
Kingswinford -1 1 £21,500 -46.25% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £45,000 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 469 (20.54%) SQL
2 377 (16.51%) Retail
3 373 (16.34%) Project Management
4 326 (14.28%) Degree
5 318 (13.93%) Microsoft
6 300 (13.14%) ITIL
7 293 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
8 272 (11.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 268 (11.74%) .NET
10 256 (11.21%) PRINCE2
11 252 (11.04%) JavaScript
12 247 (10.82%) Oracle
13 222 (9.72%) MS Excel
14 218 (9.55%) SQL Server
15 206 (9.02%) Data Centre
16 198 (8.67%) C#
17 197 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
18 186 (8.15%) HTML
19 185 (8.10%) Banking
20 183 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
21 178 (7.80%) Change Management
22 174 (7.62%) SAP
23 173 (7.58%) Manufacturing
24 171 (7.49%) CSS
25 154 (6.75%) Windows
25 154 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
25 154 (6.75%) jQuery
26 152 (6.66%) Service Delivery
27 151 (6.61%) Risk Management
28 146 (6.40%) SDLC

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 41 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 36 (1.58%) SAS
3 19 (0.83%) IIS
3 19 (0.83%) JBoss
4 17 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 16 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 15 (0.66%) Drupal
7 14 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.53%) Apache
9 11 (0.48%) CMS
10 9 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (0.35%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.26%) NetWeaver
12 6 (0.26%) Oracle UPK
13 5 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.18%) Documentum
14 4 (0.18%) FileNet
Applications
1 222 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 101 (4.42%) MS Office
3 45 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (1.80%) MS Project
5 18 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.22%) SPSS
9 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.044%) HipChat
9 1 (0.044%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.044%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 50 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (1.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 40 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
4 34 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
5 32 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
6 31 (1.36%) Oracle 11i
6 31 (1.36%) Oracle Assets
6 31 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 28 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
8 26 (1.14%) SAP CO
8 26 (1.14%) SAP FI
8 26 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
9 21 (0.92%) assyst
10 18 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
10 18 (0.79%) SAP IS-U
11 17 (0.74%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 16 (0.70%) SAP HCM
13 15 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
14 13 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
14 13 (0.57%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.18%) SaaS
3 21 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (0.79%) PaaS
5 17 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 17 (0.74%) IaaS
6 15 (0.66%) AdWords
6 15 (0.66%) GitHub
7 14 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.48%) Office 365
8 11 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 5 (0.22%) Sage Pay
10 3 (0.13%) Force.com
11 1 (0.044%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.044%) Heroku
11 1 (0.044%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.76%) Firewall
2 40 (1.75%) SSL
3 35 (1.53%) WAN
4 34 (1.49%) Network Security
5 31 (1.36%) Internet
6 29 (1.27%) TCP/IP
7 24 (1.05%) LAN
8 17 (0.74%) DNS
9 14 (0.61%) SAN
9 14 (0.61%) VoIP
10 11 (0.48%) HTTP
11 10 (0.44%) DHCP
12 7 (0.31%) ATM
12 7 (0.31%) IP Telephony
13 6 (0.26%) BGP
13 6 (0.26%) DWDM
13 6 (0.26%) OSPF
13 6 (0.26%) SMTP
13 6 (0.26%) VPN
14 4 (0.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 93 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 74 (3.24%) MySQL
4 55 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (2.23%) Oracle Database
5 51 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 30 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
7 30 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
8 29 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
11 24 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
12 21 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (0.70%) Big Data
13 16 (0.70%) DB2
14 15 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (0.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 62 (2.72%) JIRA
2 59 (2.58%) Selenium
3 58 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (1.62%) Visual Studio
5 34 (1.49%) SoapUI
5 34 (1.49%) TestDirector
6 26 (1.14%) Git (software)
7 23 (1.01%) LSMW
7 23 (1.01%) Subversion
8 18 (0.79%) HP UFT
9 15 (0.66%) PHPUnit
9 15 (0.66%) Toad
10 12 (0.53%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.26%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.22%) SilkPerformer
14 4 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
14 4 (0.18%) PVCS
14 4 (0.18%) Serena SBM
14 4 (0.18%) WinRunner
General
1 377 (16.51%) Retail
2 185 (8.10%) Banking
3 173 (7.58%) Manufacturing
4 119 (5.21%) Telecoms
5 114 (4.99%) Marketing
6 83 (3.64%) Publishing
7 56 (2.45%) Legal
8 46 (2.01%) Billing
9 43 (1.88%) Back Office
10 38 (1.66%) Financial Institution
11 35 (1.53%) Automotive
12 31 (1.36%) Investment Banking
13 30 (1.31%) Retail Banking
14 21 (0.92%) Electronics
14 21 (0.92%) Local Government
15 20 (0.88%) General Ledger
16 17 (0.74%) Law
17 13 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.53%) French Language
19 9 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 502 (21.99%) Analyst
2 381 (16.69%) Developer
3 225 (9.86%) Consultant
4 214 (9.37%) Business Analyst
5 193 (8.45%) Project Manager
6 120 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 108 (4.73%) Architect
8 87 (3.81%) Test Analyst
9 79 (3.46%) C# Developer
10 75 (3.29%) SAP Consultant
11 70 (3.07%) Service Manager
12 67 (2.93%) SQL Developer
13 65 (2.85%) IT Manager
14 63 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
15 57 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
16 56 (2.45%) Financial Analyst
17 52 (2.28%) JavaScript Developer
17 52 (2.28%) Oracle Consultant
18 49 (2.15%) Service Analyst
19 48 (2.10%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (11.74%) .NET
2 186 (8.15%) HTML
3 171 (7.49%) CSS
4 154 (6.75%) jQuery
5 104 (4.56%) XML
6 98 (4.29%) ASP.NET
7 75 (3.29%) Web Services
8 70 (3.07%) AngularJS
9 55 (2.41%) HTML5
10 47 (2.06%) CSS3
11 46 (2.01%) .NET Framework
12 33 (1.45%) EDI
12 33 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
12 33 (1.45%) REST
13 32 (1.40%) WCF
14 31 (1.36%) LAMP
14 31 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 23 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (0.79%) Backbone.js
16 18 (0.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 206 (9.02%) Data Centre
2 197 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 115 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 104 (4.56%) Computer Science
5 43 (1.88%) Statistics
6 37 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (1.49%) Virtual Team
8 25 (1.10%) Mathematics
9 24 (1.05%) CMDB
9 24 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 21 (0.92%) PKI
11 20 (0.88%) EPoS
12 19 (0.83%) Data Structures
13 18 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
13 18 (0.79%) Social Media
13 18 (0.79%) User Experience
14 16 (0.70%) AS400
14 16 (0.70%) Life Science
15 15 (0.66%) Economics
15 15 (0.66%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 154 (6.75%) Windows
2 95 (4.16%) Unix
3 83 (3.64%) Linux
4 55 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 28 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 16 (0.70%) Solaris
6 16 (0.70%) Windows XP
7 11 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.48%) Windows Vista
8 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.26%) CentOS
9 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.18%) HPUX
11 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.18%) SUSE
12 3 (0.13%) AIX
12 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.044%) Android
13 1 (0.044%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (16.34%) Project Management
2 300 (13.14%) ITIL
3 293 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
4 272 (11.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 256 (11.21%) PRINCE2
6 183 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 178 (7.80%) Change Management
8 154 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
9 152 (6.66%) Service Delivery
10 151 (6.61%) Risk Management
11 146 (6.40%) SDLC
12 143 (6.26%) Business Analysis
13 133 (5.83%) Line Management
14 131 (5.74%) MVC
15 121 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
16 119 (5.21%) Wealth Management
17 106 (4.64%) Mentoring
18 104 (4.56%) Service Management
19 102 (4.47%) ERP
20 91 (3.99%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 469 (20.54%) SQL
2 252 (11.04%) JavaScript
3 198 (8.67%) C#
4 130 (5.69%) Java
5 97 (4.25%) T-SQL
6 93 (4.07%) PL/SQL
7 66 (2.89%) VB.NET
8 39 (1.71%) PHP
9 23 (1.01%) Python
10 22 (0.96%) ABAP
11 19 (0.83%) C++
12 15 (0.66%) C
12 15 (0.66%) PHP 5
13 12 (0.53%) VB
14 10 (0.44%) TypeScript
15 9 (0.39%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.39%) RPG
16 8 (0.35%) R
16 8 (0.35%) VBA
17 7 (0.31%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 326 (14.28%) Degree
2 74 (3.24%) ISEB
3 73 (3.20%) Security Cleared
4 47 (2.06%) CISSP
4 47 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 47 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 45 (1.97%) ISTQB
6 41 (1.80%) CISM
7 40 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
8 35 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (1.36%) APMP
9 31 (1.36%) HND
10 30 (1.31%) PMI Certification
11 28 (1.23%) PMP
12 26 (1.14%) CISA
13 24 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 20 (0.88%) MCSE
16 18 (0.79%) CCNA
17 15 (0.66%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (5.96%) QA
2 85 (3.72%) SLA
3 34 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
7 13 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.35%) COBIT
9 5 (0.22%) P3O
10 2 (0.088%) GxP
10 2 (0.088%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.088%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.088%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.044%) Basel II
11 1 (0.044%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.044%) EMIR
11 1 (0.044%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.044%) MiFID
11 1 (0.044%) SDET
System Software
1 77 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 41 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.35%) Firmware
5 5 (0.22%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.13%) NFS
6 3 (0.13%) Sendmail
6 3 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.13%) XenApp
7 2 (0.088%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.088%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.088%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.088%) vSphere
8 1 (0.044%) Docker
8 1 (0.044%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.044%) Squid
8 1 (0.044%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (1.58%) SCCM
2 29 (1.27%) SCOM
3 21 (0.92%) Tivoli
4 16 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.44%) SCVMM
6 8 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.26%) SCOrch
8 6 (0.26%) vRealize
9 4 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.18%) Legato
9 4 (0.18%) Puppet
10 3 (0.13%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (0.13%) Simpana
11 2 (0.088%) Graphite
11 2 (0.088%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.088%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 318 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 247 (10.82%) Oracle
3 174 (7.62%) SAP
4 69 (3.02%) VMware
5 66 (2.89%) HP
6 49 (2.15%) Cisco
7 38 (1.66%) IBM
8 33 (1.45%) Cognos
9 24 (1.05%) Google
10 23 (1.01%) Citrix
10 23 (1.01%) Red Hat
11 22 (0.96%) Informatica
12 20 (0.88%) CheckPoint
12 20 (0.88%) JD Edwards
13 18 (0.79%) Juniper
14 15 (0.66%) Facebook
14 15 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (0.66%) Twitter
15 14 (0.61%) NetApp
15 14 (0.61%) Tableau
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: From £25,023 to £30,738 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Interserve plc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Posted: 22 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: From £25,023 to £30,738 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Insolvency Service
Salary: £31,559 - 37,871 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + 20% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Progression, new projects, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Plan-net
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £32000 - £59000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Pension,
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago