Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 771 938 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.03% 21.44% 19.47%
As % of the General category 53.43% 53.69% 50.66%
Number of salaries quoted 528 644 648
Birmingham median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £29,700 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,443 1,747 1,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 39.35% 39.94% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 1,326 1,204
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,765 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.23% +0.62% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,825
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.94% - -

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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 166 (21.53%) Analytical Skills
2 162 (21.01%) SQL
3 159 (20.62%) Microsoft
4 150 (19.46%) Project Management
5 130 (16.86%) Manufacturing
6 129 (16.73%) Retail
7 121 (15.69%) Banking
8 118 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
9 104 (13.49%) PRINCE2
10 103 (13.36%) SAP
11 102 (13.23%) ITIL
11 102 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 92 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
13 84 (10.89%) SQL Server
14 75 (9.73%) Oracle
15 73 (9.47%) Java
16 72 (9.34%) Data Warehouse
16 72 (9.34%) Business Analysis
17 71 (9.21%) Publishing
18 69 (8.95%) Windows
19 68 (8.82%) Analytics
20 66 (8.56%) Customer Requirements
21 63 (8.17%) Logistics
22 61 (7.91%) JavaScript
23 60 (7.78%) Project Planning
24 59 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
24 59 (7.65%) Unix
25 57 (7.39%) Management Information System
26 54 (7.00%) Computer Science
26 54 (7.00%) Data Migration

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 40 (5.19%) SAS
2 19 (2.46%) JBoss
2 19 (2.46%) Tomcat
3 14 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.91%) Apache
5 7 (0.91%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (0.78%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.52%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.39%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.26%) CMS
9 2 (0.26%) IIS
9 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.13%) FileNet
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 45 (5.84%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 16 (2.08%) SAP CO
2 16 (2.08%) SAP FI
2 16 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (1.95%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 10 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.65%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.65%) SAP QM
7 4 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.52%) Postilion
7 4 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.52%) SAP EWM
7 4 (0.52%) SAP FSCM
7 4 (0.52%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.26%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.26%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.98%) Dynamics 365
3 20 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.33%) Office 365
5 10 (1.30%) SaaS
6 8 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.65%) IaaS
7 5 (0.65%) PaaS
8 4 (0.52%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.39%) Firebase
10 2 (0.26%) Force.com
10 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.13%) Fastly
11 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.63%) Firewall
1 28 (3.63%) WAN
2 23 (2.98%) LAN
3 18 (2.33%) SAN
3 18 (2.33%) VoIP
4 15 (1.95%) Extranet
5 12 (1.56%) MPLS
6 11 (1.43%) IPsec
6 11 (1.43%) SSL
7 10 (1.30%) Skype
8 9 (1.17%) Internet
9 8 (1.04%) Unified Communications
9 8 (1.04%) VPN
9 8 (1.04%) Wireless
9 8 (1.04%) WLAN
10 6 (0.78%) BGP
11 5 (0.65%) DNS
11 5 (0.65%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.52%) EIGRP
12 4 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 72 (9.34%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (4.02%) Base SAS
3 31 (4.02%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 31 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (3.50%) QlikView
5 26 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (2.20%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 14 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 11 (1.43%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.17%) SAP HANA
11 9 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.04%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.04%) MySQL
13 7 (0.91%) SAP BW
14 6 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (4.67%) Jenkins
2 26 (3.37%) Selenium
3 23 (2.98%) eCATT
3 23 (2.98%) LSMW
4 22 (2.85%) Maven
5 16 (2.08%) Bitbucket
6 15 (1.95%) ProC
7 14 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 14 (1.82%) Subversion
8 12 (1.56%) JUnit
8 12 (1.56%) SoapUI
9 10 (1.30%) Git (software)
10 9 (1.17%) SpecFlow
10 9 (1.17%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.04%) HP UFT
11 8 (1.04%) JBehave
11 8 (1.04%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.04%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.91%) JMeter
13 6 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 130 (16.86%) Manufacturing
2 129 (16.73%) Retail
3 121 (15.69%) Banking
4 71 (9.21%) Publishing
5 40 (5.19%) Marketing
6 26 (3.37%) Billing
7 22 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.72%) Advertising
8 21 (2.72%) Legal
9 19 (2.46%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.69%) Automotive
11 10 (1.30%) Investment Banking
12 9 (1.17%) International Banking
13 8 (1.04%) General Ledger
13 8 (1.04%) Law
14 6 (0.78%) Front Office
15 5 (0.65%) Back Office
15 5 (0.65%) Local Government
16 4 (0.52%) Military
17 3 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (20.10%) Analyst
2 146 (18.94%) Consultant
3 103 (13.36%) Project Manager
4 96 (12.45%) Developer
5 73 (9.47%) Architect
6 63 (8.17%) SAP Consultant
7 45 (5.84%) Business Analyst
8 38 (4.93%) IT Manager
8 38 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (4.02%) Java Developer
9 31 (4.02%) SAS Consultant
10 30 (3.89%) Graduate
10 30 (3.89%) IT Project Manager
10 30 (3.89%) Senior Developer
11 29 (3.76%) Applications Support
11 29 (3.76%) Technical Analyst
12 27 (3.50%) Graduate Analyst
13 26 (3.37%) Data Architect
14 25 (3.24%) Senior Consultant
14 25 (3.24%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.97%) HTML
2 43 (5.58%) .NET
3 42 (5.45%) CSS
4 31 (4.02%) XML
5 24 (3.11%) IDoc
6 23 (2.98%) EDI
6 23 (2.98%) Spring
7 21 (2.72%) RESTful
8 16 (2.08%) jQuery
9 13 (1.69%) Gherkin
9 13 (1.69%) Hibernate
10 12 (1.56%) AngularJS
10 12 (1.56%) JMS
11 11 (1.43%) Web Services
12 10 (1.30%) Java EE
12 10 (1.30%) React
12 10 (1.30%) REST
13 9 (1.17%) HTML5
14 8 (1.04%) JSON
14 8 (1.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 166 (21.53%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (7.39%) Management Information System
3 54 (7.00%) Computer Science
4 42 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 23 (2.98%) LIMS
6 22 (2.85%) Virtual Team
7 16 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 15 (1.95%) Fintech
9 13 (1.69%) User Experience
10 12 (1.56%) NHS
11 9 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.91%) Reference Data
13 6 (0.78%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.65%) Clustering
14 5 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
15 4 (0.52%) FMCG
15 4 (0.52%) iPad
15 4 (0.52%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.39%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.95%) Windows
2 59 (7.65%) Unix
3 45 (5.84%) Linux
4 28 (3.63%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.56%) AIX
6 12 (1.56%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.78%) Solaris
10 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.39%) Android
11 3 (0.39%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.26%) CentOS
12 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.13%) HPUX
13 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (19.46%) Project Management
2 118 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (13.49%) PRINCE2
4 102 (13.23%) ITIL
4 102 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
6 72 (9.34%) Business Analysis
7 68 (8.82%) Analytics
8 66 (8.56%) Customer Requirements
9 63 (8.17%) Logistics
10 60 (7.78%) Project Planning
11 59 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 54 (7.00%) Data Migration
13 53 (6.87%) Migration
14 51 (6.61%) Infrastructure Management
15 46 (5.97%) ERP
15 46 (5.97%) SDLC
16 45 (5.84%) IT Strategy
17 44 (5.71%) Process Improvement
18 42 (5.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 162 (21.01%) SQL
2 73 (9.47%) Java
3 61 (7.91%) JavaScript
4 45 (5.84%) C#
5 43 (5.58%) ABAP
6 23 (2.98%) Python
7 16 (2.08%) C
8 14 (1.82%) PROC SQL
8 14 (1.82%) SAS Macro
9 13 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 11 (1.43%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.43%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.30%) Perl
11 10 (1.30%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.30%) XPath
12 9 (1.17%) VBA
13 8 (1.04%) PHP
13 8 (1.04%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.91%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (6.36%) Degree
2 42 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (4.02%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.85%) APMP
5 21 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (2.33%) CCNA
7 16 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.95%) MCSE
9 11 (1.43%) ISEB
9 11 (1.43%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.43%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.30%) ACCA
11 9 (1.17%) CCNP
11 9 (1.17%) CIMA
11 9 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.52%) CISSP
12 4 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.39%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 3 (0.39%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.80%) QA
2 35 (4.54%) SLA
3 16 (2.08%) COBIT
4 15 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.82%) Data Quality
6 13 (1.69%) PMO
7 10 (1.30%) GDPR
8 3 (0.39%) P3O
8 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.26%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.26%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.13%) BS7666
10 1 (0.13%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.04%) vSphere
5 5 (0.65%) Docker
6 4 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.52%) XenApp
6 4 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.13%) HDFS
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.30%) SCCM
2 5 (0.65%) Netcool
3 4 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (0.52%) Nagios
4 2 (0.26%) Ansible
4 2 (0.26%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.26%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 159 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 103 (13.36%) SAP
3 75 (9.73%) Oracle
4 27 (3.50%) ServiceNow
5 25 (3.24%) Tableau
5 25 (3.24%) VMware
6 21 (2.72%) JD Edwards
7 18 (2.33%) Cisco
8 16 (2.08%) Informatica
9 15 (1.95%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.69%) Cadence
11 11 (1.43%) Citrix
11 11 (1.43%) Cognos
12 10 (1.30%) Juniper
12 10 (1.30%) Sage
12 10 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.17%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.04%) Infor
15 7 (0.91%) Epicor
15 7 (0.91%) F5