Period
to 23 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 839 913 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.57% 19.24% 19.71%
As % of the General category 50.51% 50.11% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 656 633 740
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,000 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -6.59% +1.11%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1661 1822 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.71% 38.39% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1280 1300 1016
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -4.26%
10th Percentile £27,250 £23,225 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Birmingham

Finance
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Finance in Birmingham

Finance
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Finance.

1 169 (20.14%) SQL
2 143 (17.04%) ITIL
3 140 (16.69%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (15.73%) Project Management
5 131 (15.61%) Microsoft
6 127 (15.14%) JavaScript
7 116 (13.83%) HTML
8 114 (13.59%) C#
9 112 (13.35%) Retail
10 111 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
11 109 (12.99%) Java
11 109 (12.99%) .NET
12 104 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 100 (11.92%) CSS
14 94 (11.20%) Data Centre
15 88 (10.49%) Banking
16 87 (10.37%) SQL Server
17 81 (9.65%) BDD
18 77 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
19 72 (8.58%) Degree
20 70 (8.34%) Jenkins
21 69 (8.22%) Service Delivery
21 69 (8.22%) Oracle
22 66 (7.87%) Management Information System
23 65 (7.75%) Business Analysis
24 63 (7.51%) PRINCE2
25 61 (7.27%) CRM
25 61 (7.27%) Analytics
26 59 (7.03%) Line Management
27 56 (6.67%) Computer Science

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 38 (4.53%) SAS
2 13 (1.55%) JBoss
3 8 (0.95%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.72%) CMS
6 5 (0.60%) Apache
7 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.48%) Drupal
7 4 (0.48%) IIS
7 4 (0.48%) WordPress
8 3 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.36%) Mule
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle UPK
8 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.24%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.24%) FileNet
9 2 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 11 (1.31%) Sentinel
4 9 (1.07%) SAP CO
4 9 (1.07%) SAP FI
4 9 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.83%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.72%) SAP BPC
7 5 (0.60%) assyst
7 5 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.48%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.48%) Sage X3
9 3 (0.36%) Actimize
9 3 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.36%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.03%) PaaS
4 16 (1.91%) IaaS
4 16 (1.91%) Office 365
5 15 (1.79%) Firebase
6 13 (1.55%) SaaS
7 9 (1.07%) Force.com
8 5 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.86%) Firewall
2 23 (2.74%) WAN
3 14 (1.67%) LAN
3 14 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.43%) Wireless
5 11 (1.31%) BGP
6 10 (1.19%) Network Security
6 10 (1.19%) OSPF
6 10 (1.19%) SAN
7 9 (1.07%) Extranet
7 9 (1.07%) Internet
7 9 (1.07%) Unified Communications
8 7 (0.83%) VLAN
8 7 (0.83%) WLAN
9 6 (0.72%) DNS
9 6 (0.72%) VPN
10 5 (0.60%) Skype
11 4 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.48%) DHCP
11 4 (0.48%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (3.93%) MongoDB
4 25 (2.98%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.62%) DB2
6 21 (2.50%) Base SAS
7 20 (2.38%) MySQL
8 19 (2.26%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 18 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (2.03%) NoSQL
10 17 (2.03%) Oracle Database
11 16 (1.91%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (1.55%) QlikView
14 12 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
17 9 (1.07%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 70 (8.34%) Jenkins
2 52 (6.20%) SpecFlow
3 43 (5.13%) Selenium
4 26 (3.10%) JUnit
5 24 (2.86%) NUnit
6 18 (2.15%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.03%) TestNG
8 16 (1.91%) JBehave
8 16 (1.91%) JIRA
9 15 (1.79%) Jasmine
9 15 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
9 15 (1.79%) PhantomJS
9 15 (1.79%) WATIR
9 15 (1.79%) webpack
10 14 (1.67%) JMeter
10 14 (1.67%) SoapUI
11 13 (1.55%) Ranorex
11 13 (1.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 12 (1.43%) eggPlant
13 11 (1.31%) Maven
General
1 112 (13.35%) Retail
2 88 (10.49%) Banking
3 36 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 35 (4.17%) Marketing
5 22 (2.62%) Publishing
6 19 (2.26%) Legal
7 18 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.31%) Law
10 10 (1.19%) Local Government
11 8 (0.95%) Advertising
11 8 (0.95%) Back Office
11 8 (0.95%) Games
12 7 (0.83%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.60%) Billing
14 4 (0.48%) Front Office
15 3 (0.36%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.24%) Automotive
16 2 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 194 (23.12%) Developer
2 160 (19.07%) Analyst
3 80 (9.54%) Senior Developer
4 76 (9.06%) Project Manager
5 65 (7.75%) Architect
6 60 (7.15%) Consultant
7 52 (6.20%) Java Developer
8 47 (5.60%) Business Analyst
9 42 (5.01%) Software Developer
10 40 (4.77%) IT Manager
11 38 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
12 34 (4.05%) Technical Analyst
13 32 (3.81%) Senior Software Developer
14 31 (3.69%) Security Manager
15 29 (3.46%) Compliance Manager
16 27 (3.22%) Graduate
17 26 (3.10%) C# Developer
17 26 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
18 25 (2.98%) Graduate Analyst
19 23 (2.74%) Graduate Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (13.83%) HTML
2 109 (12.99%) .NET
3 100 (11.92%) CSS
4 52 (6.20%) AngularJS
5 50 (5.96%) REST
6 47 (5.60%) jQuery
7 40 (4.77%) Gherkin
7 40 (4.77%) Spring
8 34 (4.05%) XML
9 32 (3.81%) ASP.NET
10 30 (3.58%) .NET Framework
11 28 (3.34%) Entity Framework
12 27 (3.22%) KnockoutJS
13 26 (3.10%) HTML5
14 24 (2.86%) Ajax
14 24 (2.86%) Hibernate
15 23 (2.74%) RESTful
16 22 (2.62%) JSON
16 22 (2.62%) Web Services
17 20 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (11.20%) Data Centre
3 66 (7.87%) Management Information System
4 56 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 39 (4.65%) Fintech
6 18 (2.15%) User Experience
7 11 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 8 (0.95%) CMDB
9 6 (0.72%) Driving Licence
9 6 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.60%) LIMS
10 5 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.60%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.48%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.48%) Derivative
11 4 (0.48%) RSA SecurID
12 3 (0.36%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (0.36%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 48 (5.72%) Unix
2 45 (5.36%) Linux
3 38 (4.53%) Windows
4 20 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.72%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.60%) Solaris
8 5 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.48%) AIX
9 4 (0.48%) Android
9 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) SUSE
12 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (17.04%) ITIL
2 140 (16.69%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (15.73%) Project Management
4 104 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 81 (9.65%) BDD
6 77 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
7 69 (8.22%) Service Delivery
8 65 (7.75%) Business Analysis
9 63 (7.51%) PRINCE2
10 61 (7.27%) Analytics
10 61 (7.27%) CRM
11 59 (7.03%) Line Management
12 56 (6.67%) Test Automation
13 52 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
14 51 (6.08%) Service Management
15 50 (5.96%) OO
16 47 (5.60%) SDLC
17 46 (5.48%) Change Management
18 45 (5.36%) Migration
18 45 (5.36%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 169 (20.14%) SQL
2 127 (15.14%) JavaScript
3 114 (13.59%) C#
4 109 (12.99%) Java
5 38 (4.53%) TypeScript
6 23 (2.74%) VB.NET
7 16 (1.91%) Perl
7 16 (1.91%) XPath
8 15 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 14 (1.67%) Python
10 13 (1.55%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.31%) ABAP
11 11 (1.31%) Scala
12 10 (1.19%) Korn
13 9 (1.07%) PROC SQL
13 9 (1.07%) VBScript
14 8 (0.95%) SAS Macro
14 8 (0.95%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.83%) PHP
15 7 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (8.58%) Degree
2 46 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (4.89%) CISSP
4 40 (4.77%) ISEB
5 31 (3.69%) ITIL Certification
6 23 (2.74%) CISA
7 22 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (2.50%) CISM
9 17 (2.03%) CCNA
9 17 (2.03%) CCNP
10 16 (1.91%) ISTQB
11 15 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 15 (1.79%) Security Cleared
12 11 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.95%) APMP
14 7 (0.83%) ACCA
14 7 (0.83%) PMP
15 6 (0.72%) CIMA
15 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.65%) PMO
1 39 (4.65%) QA
2 33 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.98%) SLA
4 18 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 14 (1.67%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.31%) COBIT
7 9 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.95%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.48%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.24%) FINRA
11 2 (0.24%) MiFID
11 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 15 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.60%) vSphere
4 3 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.36%) XenApp
4 3 (0.36%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.24%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.12%) Docker
6 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (1.43%) SCCM
2 7 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (0.60%) SCOM
3 5 (0.60%) SCVMM
3 5 (0.60%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.24%) Nagios
5 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.24%) Netcool
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.24%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 131 (15.61%) Microsoft
2 69 (8.22%) Oracle
3 40 (4.77%) SAP
4 35 (4.17%) Cisco
5 23 (2.74%) IBM
5 23 (2.74%) ServiceNow
6 20 (2.38%) VMware
7 18 (2.15%) CheckPoint
7 18 (2.15%) Cognos
7 18 (2.15%) Sybase
8 17 (2.03%) Juniper
9 15 (1.79%) SolarWinds
9 15 (1.79%) Tableau
10 13 (1.55%) HP
11 11 (1.31%) CA Agile Central
11 11 (1.31%) Sun
12 10 (1.19%) Sage
12 10 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.07%) F5
13 9 (1.07%) NetApp