Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 155 489 606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.78% 18.00% 16.87%
As % of the General category 39.24% 53.85% 42.29%
Number of salaries quoted 140 476 495
Median annual salary £50,235 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.47% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,125 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,300
West Midlands median annual salary £49,500 £48,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.06% +5.43% +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 395 908 1,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.56% 33.43% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 321 767 1,011
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,418 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 4 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Finance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 41 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (26.45%) Azure
2 36 (23.23%) SQL
3 31 (20.00%) DevOps
4 27 (17.42%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (17.42%) Microsoft
5 25 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (15.48%) Public Sector
7 23 (14.84%) Power Platform
7 23 (14.84%) .NET
8 21 (13.55%) Power BI
9 20 (12.90%) JavaScript
9 20 (12.90%) Change Management
10 19 (12.26%) REST
10 19 (12.26%) SaaS
11 17 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (10.97%) SQL Server
11 17 (10.97%) CSS
11 17 (10.97%) Requirements Gathering
12 16 (10.32%) CRM
12 16 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (10.32%) AWS
13 15 (9.68%) Decision-Making
13 15 (9.68%) HTML
14 14 (9.03%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (9.03%) Scrum
14 14 (9.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (9.03%) Terraform
14 14 (9.03%) User Experience
14 14 (9.03%) Ansible

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 5 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.29%) Confluence
2 2 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.29%) IIS
3 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.65%) Drupal
3 1 (0.65%) SAS
3 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.65%) InVision
5 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.81%) Odoo
2 7 (4.52%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (3.87%) SAP FI
3 6 (3.87%) SAP FI-CA
3 6 (3.87%) SAP PSCD
4 5 (3.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.65%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.65%) JDE World
6 1 (0.65%) Misys Equation
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.65%) Primavera
6 1 (0.65%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.45%) Azure
2 23 (14.84%) Power Platform
3 19 (12.26%) SaaS
4 16 (10.32%) AWS
5 13 (8.39%) IaaS
5 13 (8.39%) OpenShift
5 13 (8.39%) PaaS
6 8 (5.16%) Force.com
6 8 (5.16%) GitHub
7 5 (3.23%) Office 365
8 3 (1.94%) GCP
9 2 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.29%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (1.29%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.65%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.65%) Boomi
10 1 (0.65%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) AMQP
2 1 (0.65%) LAN
2 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.55%) Power BI
2 17 (10.97%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (8.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (7.10%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.16%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.52%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (4.52%) Redis
9 5 (3.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.23%) Tableau
10 4 (2.58%) MySQL
10 4 (2.58%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.29%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (8.39%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.81%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (4.52%) JIRA
4 3 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.65%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.65%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.65%) JBehave
6 1 (0.65%) JUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Maven
6 1 (0.65%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Selenium
6 1 (0.65%) TestCafe
6 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (15.48%) Public Sector
2 9 (5.81%) Banking
2 9 (5.81%) Law
3 7 (4.52%) Billing
4 6 (3.87%) Games
5 4 (2.58%) Advertising
6 3 (1.94%) Legal
6 3 (1.94%) Marketing
6 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.29%) Retail
7 2 (1.29%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
8 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Local Government
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (21.29%) Developer
2 24 (15.48%) Analyst
3 20 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 16 (10.32%) Consultant
5 13 (8.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (7.74%) Architect
7 9 (5.81%) DevOps Architect
8 8 (5.16%) Azure Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Lead Developer
8 8 (5.16%) Systems Manager
9 7 (4.52%) Agile Business Analyst
9 7 (4.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (4.52%) Digital Transformation
10 6 (3.87%) Digital Analyst
10 6 (3.87%) Digital Business Analyst
10 6 (3.87%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
10 6 (3.87%) IT Analyst
10 6 (3.87%) IT Business Analyst
10 6 (3.87%) Salesforce Developer
10 6 (3.87%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.84%) .NET
2 19 (12.26%) REST
3 17 (10.97%) CSS
4 15 (9.68%) HTML
5 12 (7.74%) XML
6 10 (6.45%) Kafka
7 9 (5.81%) .NET Core
7 9 (5.81%) Spring
8 8 (5.16%) AngularJS
8 8 (5.16%) Spring Boot
8 8 (5.16%) Web Services
9 7 (4.52%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.52%) Classic ASP
9 7 (4.52%) Memcached
10 6 (3.87%) JSON
11 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.94%) RESTful
11 3 (1.94%) SOAP
11 3 (1.94%) WinForms
12 2 (1.29%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.03%) User Experience
3 13 (8.39%) Private Cloud
4 8 (5.16%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.94%) PlayStation
6 3 (1.94%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.29%) AS400
7 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.65%) CMDB
8 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.16%) Windows
2 4 (2.58%) Windows 10
2 4 (2.58%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.65%) Android
4 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.65%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.00%) DevOps
3 27 (17.42%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (12.90%) Change Management
5 17 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (10.97%) Requirements Gathering
6 16 (10.32%) CRM
6 16 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (9.68%) Decision-Making
8 14 (9.03%) Scrum
9 13 (8.39%) Analytics
9 13 (8.39%) Machine Learning
10 12 (7.74%) Project Management
10 12 (7.74%) SDLC
11 11 (7.10%) Business Analysis
11 11 (7.10%) Change Control
11 11 (7.10%) Collaborative Working
11 11 (7.10%) Customer-Centricity
12 10 (6.45%) Risk Management
13 9 (5.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (23.23%) SQL
2 20 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.10%) Java
4 9 (5.81%) Python
4 9 (5.81%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.52%) C#
6 4 (2.58%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.94%) PHP
7 3 (1.94%) VB
8 2 (1.29%) C
8 2 (1.29%) Go
9 1 (0.65%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.65%) Perl
9 1 (0.65%) RPG
9 1 (0.65%) Ruby
9 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (7.10%) Degree
2 5 (3.23%) CISM
2 5 (3.23%) CISSP
3 3 (1.94%) CIMA
4 2 (1.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (1.29%) CISA
4 2 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.29%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (1.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 2 (1.29%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.65%) CCAB
5 1 (0.65%) IIBA
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.65%) MBA
5 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PMP
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.65%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.39%) PMO
2 9 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.23%) QA
4 3 (1.94%) GDPR
4 3 (1.94%) NIST
5 2 (1.29%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.65%) IFRS
6 1 (0.65%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.65%) P3O
6 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (8.39%) Docker
2 3 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (9.03%) Ansible
1 14 (9.03%) Terraform
2 12 (7.74%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.29%) SCCM
3 2 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.03%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (8.39%) Red Hat
4 10 (6.45%) Oracle
4 10 (6.45%) SAP
5 9 (5.81%) Cadence
6 3 (1.94%) Google
7 2 (1.29%) Symantec
8 1 (0.65%) Apple
8 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.65%) Databricks
8 1 (0.65%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.65%) Misys
8 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.65%) Sparx