Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 421 225 436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.01% 18.38% 15.30%
As % of the General category 32.59% 36.06% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 310 191 353
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,625 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £72,400
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +10.00%

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 1,292 624 1,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.06% 50.98% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 970 539 1,274
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,075
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £49,118 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.89% +9.15% -2.60%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,250 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +6.82% +3.53%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Birmingham

Finance
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Finance in Birmingham

Finance
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in Birmingham over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Finance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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.

1 157 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (25.89%) Social Skills
3 101 (23.99%) Microsoft
4 90 (21.38%) SQL
5 86 (20.43%) Project Management
6 73 (17.34%) Azure
7 70 (16.63%) DevOps
8 64 (15.20%) Project Delivery
9 59 (14.01%) C#
10 58 (13.78%) JavaScript
10 58 (13.78%) .NET
10 58 (13.78%) Analytics
11 47 (11.16%) Python
12 46 (10.93%) Software Engineering
13 45 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 45 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
14 43 (10.21%) Microsoft Excel
14 43 (10.21%) HTML
15 42 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (9.50%) Java
17 39 (9.26%) Degree
18 36 (8.55%) PMO
19 34 (8.08%) SDLC
20 33 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
20 33 (7.84%) CSS
21 32 (7.60%) Scrum
22 31 (7.36%) SQL Server
22 31 (7.36%) Retail
22 31 (7.36%) People Management
23 29 (6.89%) 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 13 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.90%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.43%) Apache
4 6 (1.43%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.43%) Confluence
5 4 (0.95%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.95%) nginx
5 4 (0.95%) SAS
6 3 (0.71%) WordPress
7 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.24%) GemFire
8 1 (0.24%) IIS
8 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (10.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.09%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.71%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.71%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) iTrent
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.24%) Primavera
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.24%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 73 (17.34%) Azure
2 29 (6.89%) AWS
3 28 (6.65%) Power Platform
4 24 (5.70%) Microsoft 365
5 21 (4.99%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (3.56%) SaaS
7 7 (1.66%) Force.com
7 7 (1.66%) GitHub
7 7 (1.66%) PowerApps
8 6 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.43%) Power Automate
9 5 (1.19%) GCP
10 3 (0.71%) Azure Stack
10 3 (0.71%) PaaS
10 3 (0.71%) Serverless
11 2 (0.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.48%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 2 (0.48%) IaaS
11 2 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.14%) Firewall
2 8 (1.90%) WAN
3 7 (1.66%) DHCP
3 7 (1.66%) DNS
3 7 (1.66%) LAN
4 2 (0.48%) HTTP
4 2 (0.48%) Network Security
4 2 (0.48%) SSL
4 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.48%) VPN
5 1 (0.24%) AMQP
5 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.24%) Skype
5 1 (0.24%) SMTP
5 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.41%) Power BI
3 11 (2.61%) Data Mining
3 11 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.14%) Tableau
5 8 (1.90%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.66%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.66%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.19%) DB2
7 5 (1.19%) Redis
8 4 (0.95%) Couchbase
8 4 (0.95%) MySQL
8 4 (0.95%) QlikView
8 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.71%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.71%) Impala
9 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (4.99%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.28%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (2.38%) TeamCity
3 10 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.14%) Selenium
5 7 (1.66%) JIRA
6 6 (1.43%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.19%) webpack
8 3 (0.71%) Cypress.io
8 3 (0.71%) GitLab
8 3 (0.71%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.71%) REST Assured
8 3 (0.71%) Subversion
9 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.48%) JBehave
9 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.24%) Liquibase
General
1 109 (25.89%) Social Skills
2 42 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.36%) Retail
4 27 (6.41%) Law
4 27 (6.41%) Local Government
5 26 (6.18%) Public Sector
6 25 (5.94%) Games
7 20 (4.75%) Legal
8 19 (4.51%) Organisational Skills
9 15 (3.56%) Banking
10 11 (2.61%) Marketing
11 9 (2.14%) Telecoms
12 8 (1.90%) Influencing Skills
12 8 (1.90%) Presentation Skills
13 7 (1.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 5 (1.19%) Back Office
14 5 (1.19%) Billing
14 5 (1.19%) German Language
14 5 (1.19%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 94 (22.33%) Developer
2 69 (16.39%) Analyst
3 41 (9.74%) Business Analyst
4 34 (8.08%) Project Manager
5 20 (4.75%) PMO Manager
6 19 (4.51%) Software Engineer
7 18 (4.28%) C# Developer
8 15 (3.56%) Senior Manager
9 14 (3.33%) Consultant
9 14 (3.33%) Java Developer
10 13 (3.09%) .NET Developer
10 13 (3.09%) IT Manager
10 13 (3.09%) IT Project Manager
11 12 (2.85%) Senior Developer
12 11 (2.61%) Architect
12 11 (2.61%) Financial Analyst
12 11 (2.61%) IT Analyst
13 10 (2.38%) Support Analyst
14 9 (2.14%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (2.14%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.78%) .NET
2 43 (10.21%) HTML
3 33 (7.84%) CSS
4 25 (5.94%) RESTful
5 23 (5.46%) .NET Core
5 23 (5.46%) AngularJS
5 23 (5.46%) React
6 21 (4.99%) Web Services
7 20 (4.75%) .NET Framework
8 19 (4.51%) ASP.NET
8 19 (4.51%) REST
9 13 (3.09%) jQuery
9 13 (3.09%) XML
10 11 (2.61%) HTML5
11 10 (2.38%) CSS3
11 10 (2.38%) Pandas
12 9 (2.14%) Kafka
13 8 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.90%) Entity Framework
14 7 (1.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.46%) Management Information System
2 21 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (4.51%) User Experience
3 19 (4.51%) Virtual Team
4 16 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.56%) Housing Association
6 13 (3.09%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.14%) Legacy Systems
8 7 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.66%) PMI
9 6 (1.43%) Equities
9 6 (1.43%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.19%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.71%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.71%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.70%) Windows
2 18 (4.28%) Windows Server
3 13 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (1.90%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.66%) Unix
5 7 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.66%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (0.95%) Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Android
7 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (20.43%) Project Management
3 70 (16.63%) DevOps
4 64 (15.20%) Project Delivery
5 58 (13.78%) Analytics
6 46 (10.93%) Software Engineering
7 45 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (8.08%) SDLC
9 33 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (7.60%) Scrum
11 31 (7.36%) People Management
12 29 (6.89%) Computer Science
13 28 (6.65%) Data Analytics
14 27 (6.41%) Microservices
15 25 (5.94%) Line Management
16 24 (5.70%) Quality Management
16 24 (5.70%) Test Automation
17 22 (5.23%) Change Management
17 22 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 90 (21.38%) SQL
2 59 (14.01%) C#
3 58 (13.78%) JavaScript
4 47 (11.16%) Python
5 40 (9.50%) Java
6 27 (6.41%) T-SQL
7 13 (3.09%) Go
7 13 (3.09%) VBA
8 11 (2.61%) C
8 11 (2.61%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.61%) TypeScript
9 10 (2.38%) PHP
10 7 (1.66%) C++
11 6 (1.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (1.43%) Erlang
11 6 (1.43%) Kotlin
11 6 (1.43%) R
12 2 (0.48%) Java 11
12 2 (0.48%) Scala
12 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (9.26%) Degree
2 21 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.38%) CCAB
4 9 (2.14%) ACCA
5 8 (1.90%) CIPFA
5 8 (1.90%) Master's Degree
6 7 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.43%) CIMA
7 6 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.43%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.95%) AAT
9 3 (0.71%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.48%) CISM
10 2 (0.48%) CISSP
11 1 (0.24%) GIAC
11 1 (0.24%) ISEB
11 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.55%) PMO
2 21 (4.99%) QA
3 13 (3.09%) Data Quality
4 11 (2.61%) SLA
5 8 (1.90%) GAAP
6 7 (1.66%) GDPR
6 7 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.95%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.71%) GRC
9 2 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.48%) NIST
10 1 (0.24%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.24%) COBIT
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.24%) SOC 2
System Software
1 25 (5.94%) Docker
2 23 (5.46%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.66%) XenApp
5 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (6.41%) Kubernetes
2 16 (3.80%) Terraform
3 9 (2.14%) SCCM
4 7 (1.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 6 (1.43%) WSUS
6 2 (0.48%) Ansible
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.48%) Nessus
6 2 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.24%) QRadar
Vendors
1 101 (23.99%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.28%) Oracle
2 18 (4.28%) SAP
3 14 (3.33%) VMware
4 9 (2.14%) Citrix
4 9 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.90%) CA
5 8 (1.90%) Cisco
6 7 (1.66%) CheckPoint
6 7 (1.66%) Google
6 7 (1.66%) Meraki
6 7 (1.66%) SonicWALL
7 6 (1.43%) Cognos
8 5 (1.19%) Alteryx
9 4 (0.95%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.95%) Sybase
10 3 (0.71%) Aderant
10 3 (0.71%) Sage
11 2 (0.48%) Facebook
11 2 (0.48%) YouTube