Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 789 839 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.91% 22.15% 19.10%
As % of the General category 54.15% 53.61% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 534 636 667
Birmingham median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £67,500 £70,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%

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 1,457 1,565 1,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 38.62% 41.33% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,069 1,238 1,337
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,349
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,625 £66,350
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,591 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.70% -4.49% -

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 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 196 (24.84%) SQL
2 173 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
3 165 (20.91%) Microsoft
4 160 (20.28%) Problem-Solving
5 141 (17.87%) Manufacturing
6 129 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
7 124 (15.72%) Retail
8 115 (14.58%) Project Management
9 112 (14.20%) SAP
10 106 (13.43%) ITIL
11 102 (12.93%) Self-Motivation
12 101 (12.80%) Windows
13 98 (12.42%) Banking
14 96 (12.17%) SQL Server
15 93 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
16 80 (10.14%) PRINCE2
17 78 (9.89%) C#
17 78 (9.89%) Publishing
18 73 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
19 68 (8.62%) Business Analysis
19 68 (8.62%) CRM
20 67 (8.49%) Logistics
21 64 (8.11%) Java
22 61 (7.73%) .NET
22 61 (7.73%) Linux
23 59 (7.48%) Oracle
24 58 (7.35%) Unix
24 58 (7.35%) ERP
25 57 (7.22%) IT Strategy
26 56 (7.10%) JavaScript

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 24 (3.04%) MS Exchange
2 15 (1.90%) Apache
3 14 (1.77%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.14%) CMS
5 8 (1.01%) IIS
5 8 (1.01%) JBoss
5 8 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.76%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.76%) NetWeaver
7 5 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.63%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.51%) SAS
8 4 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.38%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.38%) Confluence
10 2 (0.25%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (4.69%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (2.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 17 (2.15%) SAP CO
4 17 (2.15%) SAP FI
4 17 (2.15%) SAP FI/CO
5 14 (1.77%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (1.52%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.76%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.76%) Postilion
8 5 (0.63%) SAP FSCM
8 5 (0.63%) SAP QM
9 4 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.51%) SAP BPC
9 4 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (0.51%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.38%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.38%) SAP EWM
10 3 (0.38%) SAP HCM
11 2 (0.25%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.08%) Dynamics 365
2 23 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.41%) Office 365
4 16 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.52%) SaaS
6 8 (1.01%) IaaS
7 7 (0.89%) PaaS
8 6 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.38%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.25%) Serverless
11 1 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.13%) npm
11 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.13%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.18%) SAN
2 29 (3.68%) Firewall
3 27 (3.42%) SSL
4 26 (3.30%) LAN
5 24 (3.04%) WAN
6 23 (2.92%) IPsec
6 23 (2.92%) VoIP
7 14 (1.77%) SMS
8 9 (1.14%) Internet
9 8 (1.01%) DHCP
9 8 (1.01%) DNS
10 6 (0.76%) MPLS
11 4 (0.51%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.51%) VPN
11 4 (0.51%) Wireless
12 3 (0.38%) FTP
12 3 (0.38%) HTTP
12 3 (0.38%) Intranet
12 3 (0.38%) WLAN
13 2 (0.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 36 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (1.90%) Power BI
9 13 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.27%) QlikView
10 10 (1.27%) SAP HANA
11 9 (1.14%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.14%) SAP BW
11 9 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (1.01%) MySQL
13 7 (0.89%) DB2
13 7 (0.89%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.51%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 34 (4.31%) Selenium
2 28 (3.55%) Jenkins
3 26 (3.30%) Git (software)
4 22 (2.79%) webpack
5 21 (2.66%) Jasmine
5 21 (2.66%) Karma Test Runner
5 21 (2.66%) PhantomJS
6 19 (2.41%) Maven
7 18 (2.28%) eCATT
7 18 (2.28%) LSMW
8 17 (2.15%) SpecFlow
9 11 (1.39%) Subversion
10 10 (1.27%) SoapUI
11 9 (1.14%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.01%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.01%) JIRA
13 7 (0.89%) HP UFT
14 6 (0.76%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.63%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.63%) WATIR
General
1 141 (17.87%) Manufacturing
2 124 (15.72%) Retail
3 98 (12.42%) Banking
4 78 (9.89%) Publishing
5 41 (5.20%) Legal
6 35 (4.44%) Advertising
7 34 (4.31%) Marketing
8 31 (3.93%) Financial Institution
9 24 (3.04%) Telecoms
10 23 (2.92%) Billing
11 22 (2.79%) International Banking
12 15 (1.90%) Retail Banking
13 9 (1.14%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.76%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.63%) Law
16 4 (0.51%) Automotive
16 4 (0.51%) Front Office
16 4 (0.51%) Military
17 3 (0.38%) Back Office
17 3 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 187 (23.70%) Analyst
2 159 (20.15%) Consultant
3 106 (13.43%) Developer
4 76 (9.63%) Project Manager
5 68 (8.62%) Business Analyst
6 66 (8.37%) Architect
7 63 (7.98%) SAP Consultant
8 32 (4.06%) IT Manager
9 31 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (3.93%) Support Analyst
10 27 (3.42%) Java Developer
10 27 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 26 (3.30%) Business Consultant
12 24 (3.04%) C# Developer
12 24 (3.04%) Graduate
12 24 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
13 23 (2.92%) Applications Support
13 23 (2.92%) Banking Analyst
14 22 (2.79%) Functional Consultant
14 22 (2.79%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (7.73%) .NET
2 39 (4.94%) HTML
2 39 (4.94%) RESTful
3 34 (4.31%) CSS
4 31 (3.93%) AngularJS
5 30 (3.80%) JSON
6 28 (3.55%) HTML5
7 27 (3.42%) XML
8 25 (3.17%) Entity Framework
9 23 (2.92%) REST
10 22 (2.79%) LINQ
11 18 (2.28%) EDI
11 18 (2.28%) IDoc
11 18 (2.28%) Node.js
12 17 (2.15%) jQuery
12 17 (2.15%) Spring
12 17 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (1.77%) Hibernate
13 14 (1.77%) WCF
13 14 (1.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 173 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (12.93%) Self-Motivation
3 50 (6.34%) Fintech
4 48 (6.08%) Computer Science
5 45 (5.70%) Management Information System
6 38 (4.82%) Data Centre
7 23 (2.92%) User Experience
8 20 (2.53%) Virtual Team
9 18 (2.28%) Data Structures
9 18 (2.28%) LIMS
10 17 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.27%) NHS
12 9 (1.14%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.01%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.76%) Clustering
15 5 (0.63%) CMDB
15 5 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.63%) Reference Data
16 4 (0.51%) FMCG
16 4 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 101 (12.80%) Windows
2 61 (7.73%) Linux
3 58 (7.35%) Unix
4 42 (5.32%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (1.39%) AIX
7 9 (1.14%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.89%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.38%) HPUX
12 3 (0.38%) Solaris
12 3 (0.38%) VMS
12 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) Android
13 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (20.28%) Problem-Solving
2 129 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (14.58%) Project Management
4 106 (13.43%) ITIL
5 93 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
6 80 (10.14%) PRINCE2
7 73 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 68 (8.62%) Business Analysis
8 68 (8.62%) CRM
9 67 (8.49%) Logistics
10 58 (7.35%) ERP
11 57 (7.22%) IT Strategy
12 54 (6.84%) Customer Requirements
12 54 (6.84%) SDLC
13 53 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 44 (5.58%) Analytics
15 42 (5.32%) Process Improvement
16 41 (5.20%) Integration Testing
16 41 (5.20%) Service Delivery
16 41 (5.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 196 (24.84%) SQL
2 78 (9.89%) C#
3 64 (8.11%) Java
4 56 (7.10%) JavaScript
5 38 (4.82%) ABAP
6 24 (3.04%) C
7 22 (2.79%) T-SQL
8 16 (2.03%) TypeScript
9 15 (1.90%) Python
10 13 (1.65%) VB
11 10 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.01%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.01%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.89%) Java 8
14 6 (0.76%) Perl
14 6 (0.76%) X++
15 5 (0.63%) SAPscript
15 5 (0.63%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.63%) VBA
16 4 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (5.96%) Degree
2 40 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (3.80%) ISEB
4 24 (3.04%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.77%) APMP
7 12 (1.52%) ACCA
7 12 (1.52%) CIMA
7 12 (1.52%) MCSE
7 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.89%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.76%) CCNA
9 6 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.76%) CISM
9 6 (0.76%) CISSP
9 6 (0.76%) MCP
9 6 (0.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 5 (0.63%) CISA
10 5 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.32%) SLA
2 41 (5.20%) QA
3 31 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (2.66%) COBIT
4 21 (2.66%) Data Quality
4 21 (2.66%) PMO
5 13 (1.65%) GDPR
6 7 (0.89%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.38%) P3O
8 2 (0.25%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.13%) BS7666
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 37 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 35 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (1.27%) Docker
4 10 (1.27%) vSphere
5 8 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.76%) XenApp
6 6 (0.76%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.38%) Firmware
8 2 (0.25%) HDFS
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.89%) SCCM
2 6 (0.76%) Ambari
2 6 (0.76%) logstash
2 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (0.76%) Nagios
3 4 (0.51%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.51%) Puppet
4 3 (0.38%) Ansible
4 3 (0.38%) Cacti
4 3 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.38%) Kibana
4 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.25%) Netcool
6 1 (0.13%) Control-M
6 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 165 (20.91%) Microsoft
2 112 (14.20%) SAP
3 59 (7.48%) Oracle
4 44 (5.58%) VMware
5 26 (3.30%) JD Edwards
6 14 (1.77%) Citrix
7 13 (1.65%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.39%) Cisco
9 11 (1.39%) NetApp
9 11 (1.39%) Sage
10 10 (1.27%) IBM
10 10 (1.27%) Infor
10 10 (1.27%) Informatica
11 9 (1.14%) Cadence
11 9 (1.14%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.01%) Epicor
12 8 (1.01%) Sybase
12 8 (1.01%) Tableau
13 7 (0.89%) Cognos