Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 737 848 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.52% 21.86% 18.72%
As % of the General category 52.95% 50.51% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 515 666 627
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £70,000 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,765
% change year-on-year - +5.23% -8.53%

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 1,392 1,679 1,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 36.86% 43.27% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1,297 1,358
Birmingham median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +2.41% -7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -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 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Finance.

1 177 (24.02%) SQL
2 139 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (18.59%) Microsoft
4 126 (17.10%) Analytical Skills
5 112 (15.20%) Retail
6 110 (14.93%) ITIL
7 105 (14.25%) C#
8 100 (13.57%) SAP
9 99 (13.43%) SQL Server
9 99 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
10 98 (13.30%) Manufacturing
11 93 (12.62%) Project Management
12 92 (12.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 80 (10.85%) JavaScript
14 78 (10.58%) .NET
15 74 (10.04%) Microsoft Excel
16 73 (9.91%) Windows
17 62 (8.41%) PRINCE2
17 62 (8.41%) HTML
17 62 (8.41%) Banking
18 61 (8.28%) JSON
19 60 (8.14%) Java
20 59 (8.01%) CRM
21 56 (7.60%) AngularJS
22 54 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
23 52 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
24 51 (6.92%) SLA
24 51 (6.92%) Self-Motivation
25 50 (6.78%) Publishing
26 49 (6.65%) Active Directory

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 25 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 23 (3.12%) CMS
3 18 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.63%) IIS
5 11 (1.49%) SAS
6 9 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.68%) Apache
8 5 (0.68%) JBoss
8 5 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.54%) Anypoint
9 4 (0.54%) Confluence
9 4 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.41%) Mule
10 3 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 74 (10.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (5.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 19 (2.58%) SAP APO
2 17 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.31%) SAP S/4HANA
3 16 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (1.76%) SAP QM
5 12 (1.63%) SAP EWM
5 12 (1.63%) SAP SCM
6 9 (1.22%) SAP CO
6 9 (1.22%) SAP FI
6 9 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (1.22%) SAP HR
7 8 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (1.09%) SAP HCM
8 6 (0.81%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 5 (0.68%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.41%) Sage 200
12 2 (0.27%) Infor M3
12 2 (0.27%) Sage X3
12 2 (0.27%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.53%) SuccessFactors
4 25 (3.39%) SaaS
5 22 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
6 19 (2.58%) Office 365
7 15 (2.04%) PaaS
8 12 (1.63%) IaaS
9 11 (1.49%) Serverless
10 7 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.68%) SoftLayer
12 4 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.54%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.54%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (0.54%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.39%) SSL
2 24 (3.26%) LAN
2 24 (3.26%) SAN
2 24 (3.26%) WAN
3 20 (2.71%) Firewall
4 14 (1.90%) IPsec
4 14 (1.90%) VoIP
5 10 (1.36%) DHCP
6 7 (0.95%) Internet
7 6 (0.81%) DEFINITY
7 6 (0.81%) DNS
8 5 (0.68%) SMS
9 4 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.54%) Extranet
9 4 (0.54%) Wireless
10 3 (0.41%) Intranet
11 2 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.27%) MPLS
11 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 30 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (2.99%) Power BI
6 19 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (2.58%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 18 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (1.63%) Big Data
11 12 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
11 12 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.09%) MySQL
13 7 (0.95%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.95%) SAP HANA
14 6 (0.81%) DB2
15 4 (0.54%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 21 (2.85%) Jasmine
1 21 (2.85%) Karma Test Runner
1 21 (2.85%) PhantomJS
1 21 (2.85%) webpack
2 16 (2.17%) Selenium
3 14 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.90%) Maven
4 12 (1.63%) JIRA
4 12 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (1.49%) WebDriver
6 9 (1.22%) JUnit
7 8 (1.09%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.81%) LSMW
8 6 (0.81%) Subversion
9 5 (0.68%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.68%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.54%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.54%) eCATT
10 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.41%) TestNG
General
1 112 (15.20%) Retail
2 98 (13.30%) Manufacturing
3 62 (8.41%) Banking
4 50 (6.78%) Publishing
5 25 (3.39%) Marketing
6 24 (3.26%) Billing
7 21 (2.85%) Advertising
8 18 (2.44%) Legal
9 17 (2.31%) Financial Institution
10 15 (2.04%) Telecoms
11 13 (1.76%) Law
12 6 (0.81%) International Banking
13 4 (0.54%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.54%) Local Government
13 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.41%) French Language
15 2 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
15 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.27%) Front Office
15 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (18.72%) Analyst
2 131 (17.77%) Developer
3 103 (13.98%) Consultant
4 59 (8.01%) Architect
4 59 (8.01%) Project Manager
5 46 (6.24%) SAP Consultant
6 45 (6.11%) Senior Developer
7 43 (5.83%) C# Developer
8 34 (4.61%) Business Analyst
8 34 (4.61%) Technical Analyst
9 33 (4.48%) Graduate
10 32 (4.34%) Service Manager
11 31 (4.21%) Graduate Analyst
11 31 (4.21%) Graduate Technical Analyst
12 30 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
13 29 (3.93%) IT Manager
14 27 (3.66%) Administrator
15 25 (3.39%) Java Developer
15 25 (3.39%) Support Analyst
16 22 (2.99%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (10.58%) .NET
2 62 (8.41%) HTML
3 61 (8.28%) JSON
4 56 (7.60%) AngularJS
5 46 (6.24%) HTML5
6 45 (6.11%) CSS
6 45 (6.11%) LINQ
7 44 (5.97%) jQuery
8 42 (5.70%) Web Services
9 36 (4.88%) Entity Framework
10 35 (4.75%) Node.js
10 35 (4.75%) RESTful
11 31 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 28 (3.80%) REST
13 26 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
14 24 (3.26%) ASP.NET
15 20 (2.71%) Hibernate
16 18 (2.44%) .NET Framework
17 17 (2.31%) WCF
18 16 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 126 (17.10%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (6.92%) Self-Motivation
3 45 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 41 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 31 (4.21%) Fintech
6 26 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 25 (3.39%) User Experience
8 24 (3.26%) Driving Licence
9 15 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (1.90%) FMCG
11 8 (1.09%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.81%) IVR
13 5 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (0.68%) AS400
13 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.68%) iSeries
14 4 (0.54%) CMDB
14 4 (0.54%) LIMS
14 4 (0.54%) Private Cloud
15 3 (0.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 73 (9.91%) Windows
2 43 (5.83%) Windows Server
3 39 (5.29%) Linux
4 24 (3.26%) Windows 7
5 21 (2.85%) Unix
5 21 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 13 (1.76%) Windows 10
9 11 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.81%) AIX
11 5 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.54%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.54%) SUSE
13 2 (0.27%) Android
13 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.27%) CentOS
13 2 (0.27%) Solaris
14 1 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (14.93%) ITIL
3 99 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
4 93 (12.62%) Project Management
5 92 (12.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (8.41%) PRINCE2
7 59 (8.01%) CRM
8 49 (6.65%) Analytics
8 49 (6.65%) MVC
8 49 (6.65%) Presales
9 41 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (5.29%) Data Protection
11 38 (5.16%) IT Strategy
12 36 (4.88%) Mathematics
12 36 (4.88%) Scrum
12 36 (4.88%) Service Delivery
13 35 (4.75%) SDLC
14 33 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 33 (4.48%) Mentoring
15 32 (4.34%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (24.02%) SQL
2 105 (14.25%) C#
3 80 (10.85%) JavaScript
4 60 (8.14%) Java
5 23 (3.12%) T-SQL
6 22 (2.99%) VB
7 20 (2.71%) Python
7 20 (2.71%) TypeScript
8 15 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.49%) C
10 10 (1.36%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.36%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.22%) ABAP
11 9 (1.22%) Perl
12 7 (0.95%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.81%) VBA
14 5 (0.68%) Java 8
15 4 (0.54%) R
15 4 (0.54%) Ruby
15 4 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (6.65%) Degree
2 43 (5.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (3.12%) ISEB
4 22 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.17%) APMP
6 12 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.49%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.95%) ACCA
10 6 (0.81%) CIMA
10 6 (0.81%) CISSP
10 6 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.54%) AAT
11 4 (0.54%) CCSP
11 4 (0.54%) CEH
11 4 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.92%) SLA
2 45 (6.11%) QA
3 39 (5.29%) GDPR
4 35 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (2.44%) COBIT
5 18 (2.44%) Data Quality
5 18 (2.44%) PMO
6 9 (1.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) Basel II
7 1 (0.14%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.14%) MiFID
7 1 (0.14%) P3O
7 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (6.65%) Active Directory
2 36 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (1.36%) Docker
5 6 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.54%) vSphere
6 4 (0.54%) XenApp
6 4 (0.54%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.41%) Firmware
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.14%) HDFS
9 1 (0.14%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 15 (2.04%) SCCM
2 8 (1.09%) WSUS
3 7 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.81%) Ansible
5 5 (0.68%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.54%) Cisco IPCC
6 4 (0.54%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.54%) Mesos
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.54%) rkt
6 4 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.54%) SmoothWall
6 4 (0.54%) Terraform
7 3 (0.41%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.41%) Puppet
8 2 (0.27%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.27%) Control-M
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 137 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 100 (13.57%) SAP
3 42 (5.70%) Oracle
4 41 (5.56%) VMware
5 19 (2.58%) ServiceNow
6 12 (1.63%) Cisco
7 11 (1.49%) IBM
8 10 (1.36%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.22%) HP
9 9 (1.22%) LexisNexis
9 9 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.09%) Infor
10 8 (1.09%) Remedy
10 8 (1.09%) Sage
11 7 (0.95%) Cadence
11 7 (0.95%) Citrix
11 7 (0.95%) NetApp
12 6 (0.81%) Avaya
12 6 (0.81%) SolarWinds
12 6 (0.81%) Tableau