Period
to 22 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 505 779 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.42% 21.20% 20.88%
As % of the General category 48.00% 54.78% 52.04%
Number of salaries quoted 372 519 619
Birmingham median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £68,750 £72,500
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 1,052 1,422 1,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.11% 38.70% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 719 1,026 1,301
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.23% +0.62%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% -

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 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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.

1 135 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (17.62%) Microsoft
3 86 (17.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (16.63%) ITIL
5 81 (16.04%) SQL
6 73 (14.46%) GDPR
7 68 (13.47%) Project Management
8 67 (13.27%) Data Protection
9 61 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 59 (11.68%) Performance Management
10 59 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
11 58 (11.49%) Microsoft Excel
12 57 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
13 54 (10.69%) SLA
13 54 (10.69%) Service Delivery
14 53 (10.50%) ITSM
14 53 (10.50%) C#
15 49 (9.70%) .NET
16 48 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
17 43 (8.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 43 (8.51%) JavaScript
17 43 (8.51%) Python
18 42 (8.32%) ISEB
18 42 (8.32%) Degree
19 41 (8.12%) Computer Science Degree
19 41 (8.12%) Contract Management
20 39 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
20 39 (7.72%) ETL
21 38 (7.52%) Computer Science
21 38 (7.52%) Technical Architecture

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 21 (4.16%) CMS
2 18 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (3.37%) Anypoint
4 16 (3.17%) Mule
5 11 (2.18%) SAS
5 11 (2.18%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.79%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.59%) Confluence
7 3 (0.59%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.40%) IIS
8 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.20%) GeoServer
Applications
1 58 (11.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (8.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (3.56%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (2.77%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Mingle
7 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.78%) HFM
2 7 (1.39%) Hyperion Planning
2 7 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.39%) SAP CRM
3 6 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.79%) iTrent
5 4 (0.79%) MoSes
5 4 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.59%) Carpe Diem
6 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.59%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.40%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 61 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.36%) SaaS
3 22 (4.36%) Serverless
4 19 (3.76%) Office 365
5 13 (2.57%) PaaS
6 11 (2.18%) IaaS
7 9 (1.78%) IBM Cloud
8 8 (1.58%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 7 (1.39%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.39%) AWS CloudTrail
9 7 (1.39%) AWS CodePipeline
9 7 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (1.39%) CloudFront
9 7 (1.39%) SoftLayer
10 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.96%) Firewall
2 14 (2.77%) Wireless
3 13 (2.57%) WAN
4 9 (1.78%) LAN
5 6 (1.19%) DEFINITY
5 6 (1.19%) Extranet
6 3 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.59%) DHCP
6 3 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.59%) MPLS
6 3 (0.59%) Sourcefire
6 3 (0.59%) VPN
7 2 (0.40%) Internet
7 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.20%) DNS
8 1 (0.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.37%) Power BI
4 13 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.18%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.78%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (1.39%) Big Data
7 7 (1.39%) Essbase
7 7 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.19%) Text Mining
9 5 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (4.95%) Jenkins
2 21 (4.16%) Maven
3 19 (3.76%) Visual Studio
4 14 (2.77%) TeamCity
5 11 (2.18%) JIRA
6 8 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.39%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.59%) Bower
8 3 (0.59%) Grunt
8 3 (0.59%) gulp
8 3 (0.59%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (0.59%) PhantomJS
8 3 (0.59%) webpack
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.40%) Selenium
10 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.20%) ERwin
10 1 (0.20%) LSMW
10 1 (0.20%) NUnit
General
1 24 (4.75%) Retail
2 17 (3.37%) Financial Institution
2 17 (3.37%) Manufacturing
3 16 (3.17%) Banking
4 14 (2.77%) Legal
5 11 (2.18%) Marketing
6 10 (1.98%) General Ledger
7 9 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.19%) Advertising
9 4 (0.79%) Back Office
9 4 (0.79%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (0.79%) Local Government
10 3 (0.59%) Electronics
11 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 2 (0.40%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (16.63%) Developer
2 78 (15.45%) Architect
3 72 (14.26%) Analyst
4 48 (9.50%) Delivery Manager
5 38 (7.52%) Technical Architect
6 35 (6.93%) Consultant
6 35 (6.93%) Project Manager
7 28 (5.54%) Senior Developer
7 28 (5.54%) Service Manager
8 24 (4.75%) Graduate
9 23 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
10 22 (4.36%) Graduate Analyst
10 22 (4.36%) Graduate Technical Analyst
11 21 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (3.96%) C# Developer
12 20 (3.96%) Data Architect
13 17 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 17 (3.37%) Java Developer
13 17 (3.37%) Services Delivery Manager
14 15 (2.97%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.70%) .NET
2 37 (7.33%) AngularJS
3 25 (4.95%) JSON
3 25 (4.95%) Node.js
4 24 (4.75%) Web Services
5 23 (4.55%) HTML
6 22 (4.36%) Middleware
7 18 (3.56%) HTML5
8 16 (3.17%) jQuery
9 15 (2.97%) LINQ
9 15 (2.97%) Oracle Fusion
9 15 (2.97%) REST
10 14 (2.77%) RESTful
10 14 (2.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (2.18%) XML
12 10 (1.98%) .NET Framework
12 10 (1.98%) ASP.NET
12 10 (1.98%) SOAP
13 9 (1.78%) CSS
14 8 (1.58%) React
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.75%) User Experience
3 22 (4.36%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.17%) Driving Licence
5 16 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.77%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.19%) Fintech
8 6 (1.19%) IVR
9 4 (0.79%) FMCG
9 4 (0.79%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.59%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.40%) AS400
11 2 (0.40%) EPoS
11 2 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.14%) Windows
2 16 (3.17%) Linux
3 15 (2.97%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.77%) Windows 10
5 11 (2.18%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.78%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.19%) Unix
8 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.59%) CentOS
9 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.40%) Solaris
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) Android
11 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (17.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 84 (16.63%) ITIL
4 68 (13.47%) Project Management
5 67 (13.27%) Data Protection
6 59 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
6 59 (11.68%) Performance Management
7 57 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
8 54 (10.69%) Service Delivery
9 53 (10.50%) ITSM
10 41 (8.12%) Contract Management
11 39 (7.72%) ETL
12 38 (7.52%) Computer Science
12 38 (7.52%) Technical Architecture
13 37 (7.33%) PRINCE2
14 34 (6.73%) DevOps
14 34 (6.73%) Presales
15 32 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (5.74%) Critical Success Factor
16 29 (5.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 81 (16.04%) SQL
2 53 (10.50%) C#
3 43 (8.51%) JavaScript
3 43 (8.51%) Python
4 35 (6.93%) Java
5 23 (4.55%) Perl
6 14 (2.77%) R
7 12 (2.38%) TypeScript
8 9 (1.78%) C
9 8 (1.58%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.58%) VB
10 4 (0.79%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.79%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.79%) VBA
11 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.40%) ABAP
12 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.40%) PHP
13 1 (0.20%) Java 8
13 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (8.32%) Degree
1 42 (8.32%) ISEB
2 41 (8.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (5.74%) Security Cleared
4 22 (4.36%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.18%) APMP
6 11 (2.18%) CCNA
7 7 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (1.39%) PMP
8 6 (1.19%) CISSP
8 6 (1.19%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.99%) ACCA
9 5 (0.99%) APMG
9 5 (0.99%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (0.99%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.79%) CISM
10 4 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (14.46%) GDPR
2 54 (10.69%) SLA
3 19 (3.76%) PMO
4 15 (2.97%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.98%) QA
6 9 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) COSO
8 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.97%) Docker
3 9 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.40%) Firmware
5 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) XenApp
6 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.77%) Puppet
3 8 (1.58%) Ansible
3 8 (1.58%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.58%) Terraform
4 7 (1.39%) Mesos
4 7 (1.39%) rkt
4 7 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.99%) SCCM
6 4 (0.79%) HP ALM
6 4 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.59%) WSUS
8 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.40%) Nessus
8 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.40%) QRadar
9 1 (0.20%) Packer
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 89 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.33%) Oracle
3 27 (5.35%) SAP
4 21 (4.16%) ServiceNow
5 17 (3.37%) IBM
6 16 (3.17%) Cisco
7 15 (2.97%) VMware
8 14 (2.77%) Tableau
9 11 (2.18%) Hyperion
10 10 (1.98%) Palo Alto
11 9 (1.78%) Alteryx
11 9 (1.78%) Cadence
12 7 (1.39%) HP
12 7 (1.39%) Remedy
13 6 (1.19%) Avaya
13 6 (1.19%) SolarWinds
14 4 (0.79%) Adobe
14 4 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.79%) UiPath
15 3 (0.59%) Cognos