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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1008 771 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.71% 15.24% 18.95%
As % of the General category 48.23% 47.21% 48.80%
Number of salaries quoted 809 634 660
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £23,200 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average 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
2090 1633 1672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.71% 32.27% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1650 1327 1289
Average salary £43,974 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 411 £45,000 -5.26% 62
Warwickshire +13 116 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Staffordshire +5 104 £40,000 - 9
Coventry 0 85 £43,000 -4.44% 16
Solihull 0 48 £52,500 +47.36% 5
Shropshire -1 31 £45,000 +21.62% 6
Walsall +3 30 £41,500 -20.95% 2
Worcestershire -15 19 £42,500 +6.25% 5
West Bromwich -4 18 £50,000 -14.52% 1
Dudley - 16 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton -2 15 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Sutton Coldfield - 3 - - 3
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 420 (22.39%) SQL
2 304 (16.20%) Project Management
3 281 (14.98%) SQL Server
4 256 (13.65%) Microsoft
5 249 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 248 (13.22%) .NET
7 242 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 197 (10.50%) C#
9 192 (10.23%) Oracle
10 187 (9.97%) SAP
11 180 (9.59%) Degree
12 179 (9.54%) JavaScript
13 177 (9.43%) PRINCE2
14 163 (8.69%) Windows
15 157 (8.37%) ITIL
16 154 (8.21%) Business Analysis
17 150 (8.00%) Java
17 150 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
18 142 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
19 124 (6.61%) Banking
20 121 (6.45%) Retail
20 121 (6.45%) Change Management
21 120 (6.40%) MS Excel
22 114 (6.08%) HTML
23 113 (6.02%) T-SQL
24 109 (5.81%) Service Delivery
25 107 (5.70%) CSS
26 106 (5.65%) Mentoring
27 104 (5.54%) Manufacturing
28 102 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 33 (1.76%) SAS
3 28 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 24 (1.28%) IIS
5 17 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
6 15 (0.80%) Oracle UPK
6 15 (0.80%) WordPress
7 14 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
8 11 (0.59%) Node.js
9 10 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.32%) JBoss
11 6 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.21%) Moodle
13 4 (0.21%) MTS
13 4 (0.21%) Totara
14 3 (0.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 120 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 48 (2.56%) MS Office
3 35 (1.87%) MS Project
4 12 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.32%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.16%) SPSS
9 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 42 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
1 42 (2.24%) SAP CO
1 42 (2.24%) SAP FI
1 42 (2.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 41 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
3 38 (2.03%) Oracle Financials
4 35 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 28 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
6 26 (1.39%) Oracle 11i
7 25 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
8 19 (1.01%) Oracle Assets
8 19 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 15 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
9 15 (0.80%) SAP PS
10 14 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
10 14 (0.75%) SAP SD
11 12 (0.64%) SAP SRM
12 11 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
12 11 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
12 11 (0.59%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.23%) SaaS
2 11 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.43%) Office 365
5 6 (0.32%) GitHub
5 6 (0.32%) IaaS
6 5 (0.27%) Force.com
7 3 (0.16%) PaaS
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.11%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.053%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.36%) WAN
2 57 (3.04%) LAN
3 42 (2.24%) Firewall
4 37 (1.97%) SAN
5 33 (1.76%) TCP/IP
6 30 (1.60%) VPN
7 27 (1.44%) VoIP
8 21 (1.12%) Internet
9 18 (0.96%) BGP
10 16 (0.85%) EIGRP
11 13 (0.69%) Ethernet
11 13 (0.69%) Wireshark
12 12 (0.64%) FTP
12 12 (0.64%) Network Security
13 10 (0.53%) IP Telephony
13 10 (0.53%) NetScreen
13 10 (0.53%) OmniPeek
13 10 (0.53%) OSPF
13 10 (0.53%) Spanning Tree
14 9 (0.48%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 102 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 77 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (3.36%) MySQL
6 55 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 40 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 35 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
8 35 (1.87%) Relational Database
9 34 (1.81%) QlikView
10 33 (1.76%) Data Mart
11 28 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 27 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (1.39%) Oracle Database
14 25 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
14 25 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
15 24 (1.28%) RDBMS
16 17 (0.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 15 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (0.80%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 45 (2.40%) Subversion
2 39 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 37 (1.97%) Selenium
4 27 (1.44%) Visual Studio
5 25 (1.33%) JUnit
6 24 (1.28%) Toad
7 23 (1.23%) Eclipse
8 22 (1.17%) HP UFT
9 21 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (1.07%) JIRA
11 13 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
12 12 (0.64%) Jenkins
13 11 (0.59%) LSMW
14 9 (0.48%) Maven
14 9 (0.48%) SpecFlow
15 8 (0.43%) IntelliJ
15 8 (0.43%) JMeter
16 7 (0.37%) DbUnit
16 7 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
17 6 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 124 (6.61%) Banking
2 121 (6.45%) Retail
3 104 (5.54%) Manufacturing
4 99 (5.28%) Marketing
5 88 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 61 (3.25%) Billing
7 48 (2.56%) Games
8 43 (2.29%) Legal
9 25 (1.33%) Publishing
9 25 (1.33%) Retail Banking
10 20 (1.07%) Back Office
11 19 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.01%) Law
12 17 (0.91%) Electronics
13 15 (0.80%) Automotive
14 14 (0.75%) Local Government
15 9 (0.48%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.43%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.37%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 488 (26.01%) Analyst
2 373 (19.88%) Developer
3 199 (10.61%) Project Manager
4 190 (10.13%) Business Analyst
5 145 (7.73%) Consultant
6 91 (4.85%) .NET Developer
7 85 (4.53%) Senior Analyst
8 81 (4.32%) Senior Developer
9 79 (4.21%) Architect
10 76 (4.05%) C# Developer
10 76 (4.05%) Java Developer
11 71 (3.78%) IT Manager
12 66 (3.52%) Software Developer
13 61 (3.25%) SAP Consultant
14 59 (3.14%) Test Analyst
15 55 (2.93%) SQL Developer
16 53 (2.83%) Service Manager
17 49 (2.61%) C# .NET Developer
18 47 (2.51%) Business Manager
19 43 (2.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (13.22%) .NET
2 114 (6.08%) HTML
3 107 (5.70%) CSS
4 97 (5.17%) XML
5 94 (5.01%) jQuery
6 93 (4.96%) ASP.NET
7 75 (4.00%) Web Services
8 55 (2.93%) WCF
9 48 (2.56%) HTML5
10 38 (2.03%) .NET Framework
10 38 (2.03%) CSS3
11 36 (1.92%) Ajax
12 32 (1.71%) Java EE
13 31 (1.65%) AngularJS
13 31 (1.65%) J2EE
13 31 (1.65%) WPF
14 30 (1.60%) Hibernate
15 29 (1.55%) Spring
16 23 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (1.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 150 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (4.16%) Management Information System
3 69 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 63 (3.36%) Data Centre
5 38 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (1.44%) Statistics
7 26 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 24 (1.28%) User Experience
9 23 (1.23%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.07%) e-Learning
11 19 (1.01%) Equities
12 18 (0.96%) Clustering
13 17 (0.91%) Derivative
14 16 (0.85%) Fintech
15 15 (0.80%) Credit Risk
16 14 (0.75%) Data Integration
16 14 (0.75%) Driving Licence
16 14 (0.75%) N-Tier
16 14 (0.75%) VLE
17 13 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 163 (8.69%) Windows
2 66 (3.52%) Linux
3 61 (3.25%) Unix
4 57 (3.04%) Windows Server
5 33 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
8 14 (0.75%) Windows XP
9 13 (0.69%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.64%) Android
11 11 (0.59%) Solaris
12 10 (0.53%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.32%) CatOS
13 6 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.16%) AIX
15 3 (0.16%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.053%) HPUX
16 1 (0.053%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (16.20%) Project Management
2 249 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 242 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 177 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 157 (8.37%) ITIL
6 154 (8.21%) Business Analysis
7 142 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
8 121 (6.45%) Change Management
9 109 (5.81%) Service Delivery
10 106 (5.65%) Mentoring
11 100 (5.33%) ERP
12 85 (4.53%) MVC
13 82 (4.37%) SDLC
14 80 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 80 (4.26%) CRM
15 68 (3.62%) Data Analysis
15 68 (3.62%) Line Management
15 68 (3.62%) Scrum
16 66 (3.52%) Risk Management
17 65 (3.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 420 (22.39%) SQL
2 197 (10.50%) C#
3 179 (9.54%) JavaScript
4 150 (8.00%) Java
5 113 (6.02%) T-SQL
6 100 (5.33%) PL/SQL
7 51 (2.72%) VB.NET
8 47 (2.51%) VB
9 29 (1.55%) C++
10 23 (1.23%) PHP
11 22 (1.17%) VB6
12 21 (1.12%) PowerShell
13 20 (1.07%) ABAP
13 20 (1.07%) VBA
14 19 (1.01%) C
15 17 (0.91%) TypeScript
16 14 (0.75%) Python
17 10 (0.53%) Perl
18 7 (0.37%) VBScript
19 6 (0.32%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 180 (9.59%) Degree
2 53 (2.83%) ISEB
3 41 (2.19%) CISSP
4 38 (2.03%) ISTQB
4 38 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 35 (1.87%) Security Cleared
6 31 (1.65%) CISM
7 29 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (1.23%) CCNP
10 22 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (1.17%) PMI Certification
11 17 (0.91%) MBA
11 17 (0.91%) SC Cleared
12 15 (0.80%) CCNA
13 13 (0.69%) HND
14 12 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (0.53%) MCSE
15 10 (0.53%) PMP
15 10 (0.53%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.74%) QA
2 65 (3.46%) SLA
3 42 (2.24%) Data Quality
4 39 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (1.39%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.27%) Basel II
8 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.27%) PA-DSS
9 4 (0.21%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.21%) P3O
10 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.11%) COBIT
11 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.053%) ISO13485
12 1 (0.053%) SEPA
System Software
1 41 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (0.27%) vSphere
5 3 (0.16%) Docker
5 3 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.16%) NFS
5 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.16%) XenApp
6 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.053%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.053%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (0.53%) FortiGate
2 9 (0.48%) AirWatch
3 7 (0.37%) SCCM
4 6 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (0.27%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.16%) Legato
7 3 (0.16%) Simpana
7 3 (0.16%) WMI
8 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.11%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.11%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.11%) SCOM
9 1 (0.053%) OMEGAMON
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.053%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.053%) WSUS
Vendors
1 256 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 192 (10.23%) Oracle
3 187 (9.97%) SAP
4 50 (2.67%) VMware
5 43 (2.29%) Cisco
6 32 (1.71%) Pegasus
7 31 (1.65%) HP
8 29 (1.55%) Tableau
9 25 (1.33%) Citrix
10 19 (1.01%) NetApp
11 16 (0.85%) Avaya
11 16 (0.85%) Cognos
11 16 (0.85%) IBM
12 15 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (0.80%) Sun
13 14 (0.75%) Juniper
13 14 (0.75%) Twitter
14 12 (0.64%) Adobe
14 12 (0.64%) CheckPoint
15 11 (0.59%) Hyperion
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Outsource UK
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Outsource UK
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000 - £130,000 + OUTSTANDING PACKAGE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000 - £70,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £140,000 - £170, 000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands
npower
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
ISL Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capgemini
Salary: Competive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Volaris Exec
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Volaris Exec
Salary: £100000 per annum + Full comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Volaris Exec
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago