Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 545 153 442
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.54% 16.68% 16.74%
As % of the General category 35.09% 32.28% 32.01%
Number of salaries quoted 407 123 390
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £46,500 £42,500 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £63,125 £62,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £72,500 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,553 474 1,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 47.13% 51.69% 52.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,186 392 1,185
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,188 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.53% +3.33%
75th Percentile £70,375 £60,000 £63,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £72,500 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.13%

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 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Finance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 171 (31.38%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (28.81%) Social Skills
3 106 (19.45%) DevOps
4 100 (18.35%) Microsoft
5 94 (17.25%) Project Management
6 91 (16.70%) Azure
7 80 (14.68%) Project Delivery
8 79 (14.50%) Software Engineering
9 75 (13.76%) SQL
10 72 (13.21%) C#
11 66 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 66 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
12 64 (11.74%) Analytics
13 61 (11.19%) .NET
14 60 (11.01%) Java
15 59 (10.83%) JavaScript
16 55 (10.09%) Degree
17 52 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
18 47 (8.62%) Line Management
19 46 (8.44%) HTML
20 45 (8.26%) Docker
21 44 (8.07%) Microservices
21 44 (8.07%) AWS
21 44 (8.07%) Python
22 43 (7.89%) PMO
23 41 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
24 40 (7.34%) Kubernetes
24 40 (7.34%) Computer Science
25 38 (6.97%) Microsoft Excel
25 38 (6.97%) .NET Core

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 10 (1.83%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.47%) Apache
3 6 (1.10%) Apache Solr
3 6 (1.10%) nginx
3 6 (1.10%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.73%) SAS
5 3 (0.55%) CMS
5 3 (0.55%) Confluence
6 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.37%) GemFire
6 2 (0.37%) IIS
6 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle UPK
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.18%) MTS
Applications
1 38 (6.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.65%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.92%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.92%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.73%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.73%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.55%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.37%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.18%) iTrent
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 91 (16.70%) Azure
2 44 (8.07%) AWS
3 25 (4.59%) Dynamics 365
4 24 (4.40%) Power Platform
5 20 (3.67%) Microsoft 365
6 16 (2.94%) SaaS
7 12 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (2.20%) GCP
8 11 (2.02%) PaaS
9 10 (1.83%) IaaS
10 8 (1.47%) Force.com
11 6 (1.10%) Boomi
12 5 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (0.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 5 (0.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 4 (0.73%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 4 (0.73%) GitHub
13 4 (0.73%) PowerApps
14 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.92%) VPN
2 4 (0.73%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.55%) DHCP
3 3 (0.55%) DNS
3 3 (0.55%) Firewall
3 3 (0.55%) SSL
4 2 (0.37%) HTTP
4 2 (0.37%) Network Security
4 2 (0.37%) WAN
5 1 (0.18%) Broadband
5 1 (0.18%) LAN
5 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.18%) SAN
5 1 (0.18%) SMTP
5 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.49%) Power BI
3 16 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.39%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.02%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.83%) DB2
7 9 (1.65%) Tableau
8 8 (1.47%) Redis
9 7 (1.28%) MySQL
9 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.10%) Couchbase
11 5 (0.92%) Big Data
11 5 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.92%) QlikView
11 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.73%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (4.59%) Jenkins
2 24 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
3 19 (3.49%) TeamCity
4 8 (1.47%) Selenium
5 6 (1.10%) webpack
6 5 (0.92%) JIRA
6 5 (0.92%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.73%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.73%) Subversion
8 3 (0.55%) Cypress.io
8 3 (0.55%) GitLab
8 3 (0.55%) Liquibase
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.55%) REST Assured
8 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.37%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.37%) JBehave
9 2 (0.37%) Maven
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 157 (28.81%) Social Skills
2 52 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.61%) Games
4 34 (6.24%) Public Sector
5 32 (5.87%) Retail
6 31 (5.69%) Local Government
7 25 (4.59%) Law
8 24 (4.40%) Legal
9 22 (4.04%) Marketing
10 21 (3.85%) Organisational Skills
11 18 (3.30%) Banking
12 16 (2.94%) Telecoms
13 15 (2.75%) Back Office
14 12 (2.20%) Presentation Skills
15 10 (1.83%) Influencing Skills
15 10 (1.83%) Manufacturing
16 9 (1.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 6 (1.10%) Financial Institution
17 6 (1.10%) General Ledger
17 6 (1.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 115 (21.10%) Developer
2 57 (10.46%) Analyst
3 45 (8.26%) Project Manager
4 42 (7.71%) Architect
5 31 (5.69%) Consultant
6 29 (5.32%) Business Analyst
7 27 (4.95%) Java Developer
8 25 (4.59%) C# Developer
8 25 (4.59%) Senior Manager
8 25 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (4.22%) Delivery Manager
10 21 (3.85%) PMO Manager
11 16 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
11 16 (2.94%) Software Engineer
12 14 (2.57%) Principal Engineer
13 12 (2.20%) IT Manager
13 12 (2.20%) Lead Developer
14 11 (2.02%) Data Architect
15 10 (1.83%) Cloud Consultant
15 10 (1.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.19%) .NET
2 46 (8.44%) HTML
3 38 (6.97%) .NET Core
4 35 (6.42%) CSS
5 31 (5.69%) RESTful
6 26 (4.77%) React
6 26 (4.77%) Web Services
7 23 (4.22%) .NET Framework
7 23 (4.22%) AngularJS
8 21 (3.85%) REST
9 17 (3.12%) jQuery
10 16 (2.94%) XML
11 14 (2.57%) HTML5
12 13 (2.39%) Kafka
13 11 (2.02%) CSS3
14 8 (1.47%) ASP.NET
14 8 (1.47%) Classic ASP
14 8 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (1.47%) Spring
15 7 (1.28%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.24%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (5.69%) Virtual Team
3 25 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.67%) User Experience
6 19 (3.49%) Data Structures
7 18 (3.30%) Housing Association
8 17 (3.12%) Legacy Systems
8 17 (3.12%) Public Cloud
9 14 (2.57%) Data Centre
10 13 (2.39%) Algorithms
10 13 (2.39%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (1.65%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.47%) Equities
12 8 (1.47%) PMI
13 7 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.73%) Blog
14 4 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.75%) Windows
2 11 (2.02%) Linux
3 10 (1.83%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.28%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.92%) Unix
6 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Android
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (31.38%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (19.45%) DevOps
3 94 (17.25%) Project Management
4 80 (14.68%) Project Delivery
5 79 (14.50%) Software Engineering
6 66 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
6 66 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 64 (11.74%) Analytics
8 47 (8.62%) Line Management
9 44 (8.07%) Microservices
10 41 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (7.34%) Computer Science
12 37 (6.79%) Mentoring
13 36 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (6.61%) ERP
14 35 (6.42%) Scrum
15 33 (6.06%) Coaching
16 31 (5.69%) Migration
17 30 (5.50%) Change Management
17 30 (5.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 75 (13.76%) SQL
2 72 (13.21%) C#
3 60 (11.01%) Java
4 59 (10.83%) JavaScript
5 44 (8.07%) Python
6 27 (4.95%) T-SQL
7 24 (4.40%) Go
8 18 (3.30%) C
9 13 (2.39%) C++
10 12 (2.20%) PHP
11 9 (1.65%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.28%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.10%) Erlang
13 6 (1.10%) Kotlin
13 6 (1.10%) Scala
14 4 (0.73%) Java 11
15 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.55%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.55%) VBA
16 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (10.09%) Degree
2 24 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.20%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.83%) ACCA
4 10 (1.83%) CCAB
5 8 (1.47%) CIMA
5 8 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.28%) CIPFA
7 5 (0.92%) AAT
7 5 (0.92%) CISM
7 5 (0.92%) CISSP
7 5 (0.92%) MCP
7 5 (0.92%) MCSE
7 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.73%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.73%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.55%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.89%) PMO
2 27 (4.95%) QA
3 16 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.39%) GDPR
5 9 (1.65%) SLA
6 8 (1.47%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.47%) GRC
7 7 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (1.28%) GAAP
8 6 (1.10%) NIST
9 4 (0.73%) COBIT
9 4 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.73%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.37%) Accessibility
11 2 (0.37%) IFRS
11 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.18%) COSO
12 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 45 (8.26%) Docker
2 18 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (7.34%) Kubernetes
2 27 (4.95%) Terraform
3 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (1.47%) SCCM
5 7 (1.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 7 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.37%) Nessus
6 2 (0.37%) WSUS
7 1 (0.18%) Ansible
7 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.18%) QRadar
7 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 100 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.14%) SAP
3 25 (4.59%) Oracle
4 15 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.83%) Adobe
5 10 (1.83%) Apple
6 9 (1.65%) Sybase
7 7 (1.28%) CA
7 7 (1.28%) Google
8 5 (0.92%) Dell
8 5 (0.92%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 4 (0.73%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.73%) VMware
10 3 (0.55%) BMC
10 3 (0.55%) HP
10 3 (0.55%) Sencha
10 3 (0.55%) UiPath
11 2 (0.37%) Facebook
11 2 (0.37%) Splunk
11 2 (0.37%) YouTube