Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 793 916 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.88% 19.02% 20.23%
As % of the General category 49.62% 48.83% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 604 607 743
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,050 £27,800
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -

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 1598 1876 1407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.09% 38.95% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1379 1109
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.49% -1.11%
10th Percentile £27,325 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,125 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.23% -4.71% +1.19%

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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, 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.

1 179 (22.57%) SQL
2 153 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (18.16%) Project Management
4 127 (16.02%) Banking
5 123 (15.51%) JavaScript
5 123 (15.51%) Analytical Skills
6 122 (15.38%) Java
7 120 (15.13%) Microsoft
7 120 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 117 (14.75%) ITIL
9 111 (14.00%) HTML
10 96 (12.11%) CSS
11 95 (11.98%) C#
12 91 (11.48%) Retail
13 87 (10.97%) .NET
14 86 (10.84%) SQL Server
15 84 (10.59%) PRINCE2
15 84 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
16 82 (10.34%) Analytics
17 81 (10.21%) BDD
18 70 (8.83%) Oracle
18 70 (8.83%) Business Analysis
18 70 (8.83%) Management Information System
18 70 (8.83%) Jenkins
19 61 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
20 60 (7.57%) Computer Science
21 58 (7.31%) Data Centre
21 58 (7.31%) Unix
22 57 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
23 56 (7.06%) 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 49 (6.18%) SAS
2 24 (3.03%) JBoss
3 18 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.88%) Apache
6 6 (0.76%) CMS
6 6 (0.76%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.76%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.76%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.38%) Drupal
8 3 (0.38%) IIS
8 3 (0.38%) WordPress
9 2 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.25%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.25%) Mule
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 37 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (4.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.50%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.50%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.38%) Actimize
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.25%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.25%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.13%) BPCS
7 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.27%) Office 365
4 14 (1.77%) SaaS
5 12 (1.51%) PaaS
6 11 (1.39%) Firebase
7 10 (1.26%) IaaS
8 7 (0.88%) Force.com
9 4 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.38%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.25%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.13%) Fastly
12 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.41%) Firewall
2 33 (4.16%) WAN
3 23 (2.90%) LAN
4 17 (2.14%) SAN
5 15 (1.89%) Extranet
6 14 (1.77%) Wireless
7 13 (1.64%) BGP
7 13 (1.64%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.51%) Internet
8 12 (1.51%) VoIP
9 10 (1.26%) MPLS
9 10 (1.26%) Network Security
9 10 (1.26%) OSPF
9 10 (1.26%) Unified Communications
10 9 (1.13%) Skype
11 8 (1.01%) WLAN
12 7 (0.88%) DNS
13 6 (0.76%) Cisco Wireless
13 6 (0.76%) SSL
13 6 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (4.29%) Base SAS
4 33 (4.16%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 30 (3.78%) MongoDB
6 21 (2.65%) QlikView
6 21 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 19 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (2.27%) DB2
9 17 (2.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 16 (2.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 16 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (1.89%) MySQL
12 14 (1.77%) NoSQL
13 13 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (1.51%) Oracle Database
14 12 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 70 (8.83%) Jenkins
2 42 (5.30%) Selenium
3 40 (5.04%) SpecFlow
4 30 (3.78%) JUnit
5 22 (2.77%) Maven
6 20 (2.52%) TestNG
7 17 (2.14%) JBehave
7 17 (2.14%) NUnit
7 17 (2.14%) ProC
8 16 (2.02%) Bitbucket
8 16 (2.02%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.02%) SoapUI
8 16 (2.02%) Visual Studio
9 15 (1.89%) JIRA
9 15 (1.89%) JMeter
9 15 (1.89%) WATIR
10 14 (1.77%) Subversion
11 11 (1.39%) Jasmine
11 11 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
11 11 (1.39%) PhantomJS
General
1 127 (16.02%) Banking
2 91 (11.48%) Retail
3 43 (5.42%) Manufacturing
4 42 (5.30%) Marketing
5 21 (2.65%) Financial Institution
5 21 (2.65%) Publishing
5 21 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.14%) Legal
7 12 (1.51%) Automotive
8 11 (1.39%) Billing
9 10 (1.26%) Law
10 8 (1.01%) Back Office
10 8 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.01%) Local Government
11 7 (0.88%) Advertising
12 6 (0.76%) Front Office
13 5 (0.63%) Games
14 2 (0.25%) German Language
15 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 185 (23.33%) Developer
2 154 (19.42%) Analyst
3 90 (11.35%) Project Manager
4 72 (9.08%) Senior Developer
5 64 (8.07%) Consultant
6 62 (7.82%) Architect
6 62 (7.82%) Java Developer
7 41 (5.17%) Business Analyst
8 38 (4.79%) IT Manager
8 38 (4.79%) Technical Analyst
9 37 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
10 33 (4.16%) Graduate
10 33 (4.16%) SAS Consultant
11 31 (3.91%) Data Architect
12 29 (3.66%) Graduate Analyst
12 29 (3.66%) Software Developer
13 28 (3.53%) Infrastructure Architect
13 28 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
13 28 (3.53%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
13 28 (3.53%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (14.00%) HTML
2 96 (12.11%) CSS
3 87 (10.97%) .NET
4 48 (6.05%) Spring
5 44 (5.55%) AngularJS
6 42 (5.30%) jQuery
6 42 (5.30%) XML
7 38 (4.79%) REST
8 35 (4.41%) Gherkin
9 28 (3.53%) Hibernate
10 27 (3.40%) RESTful
11 23 (2.90%) ASP.NET
11 23 (2.90%) HTML5
11 23 (2.90%) Java EE
12 22 (2.77%) JPA
13 21 (2.65%) .NET Framework
13 21 (2.65%) JMS
13 21 (2.65%) KnockoutJS
14 19 (2.40%) EJB
14 19 (2.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 123 (15.51%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (8.83%) Management Information System
3 60 (7.57%) Computer Science
4 58 (7.31%) Data Centre
5 32 (4.04%) Fintech
6 20 (2.52%) User Experience
7 12 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.26%) LIMS
9 8 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.01%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.63%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.50%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.50%) Derivative
11 4 (0.50%) iPad
11 4 (0.50%) NHS
11 4 (0.50%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.50%) RSA SecurID
12 3 (0.38%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.38%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (0.38%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 58 (7.31%) Unix
2 50 (6.31%) Linux
3 43 (5.42%) Windows
4 27 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.13%) AIX
6 9 (1.13%) Windows 10
6 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.63%) Solaris
9 4 (0.50%) Android
9 4 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.38%) CentOS
11 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.13%) SUSE
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (18.16%) Project Management
3 120 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 117 (14.75%) ITIL
5 84 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
5 84 (10.59%) PRINCE2
6 82 (10.34%) Analytics
7 81 (10.21%) BDD
8 70 (8.83%) Business Analysis
9 61 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
10 56 (7.06%) Migration
11 53 (6.68%) Test Automation
12 47 (5.93%) SDLC
13 44 (5.55%) Customer Requirements
14 43 (5.42%) Mentoring
15 42 (5.30%) Data Migration
16 41 (5.17%) Project Planning
17 40 (5.04%) OO
17 40 (5.04%) Service Delivery
18 39 (4.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 179 (22.57%) SQL
2 123 (15.51%) JavaScript
3 122 (15.38%) Java
4 95 (11.98%) C#
5 28 (3.53%) TypeScript
6 23 (2.90%) XPath
7 22 (2.77%) Python
8 21 (2.65%) VB.NET
9 17 (2.14%) Perl
10 16 (2.02%) ABAP
10 16 (2.02%) PROC SQL
10 16 (2.02%) SAS Macro
11 14 (1.77%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.77%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.26%) Korn
12 10 (1.26%) PHP
12 10 (1.26%) Scala
13 9 (1.13%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.01%) C
14 8 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (7.06%) Degree
2 47 (5.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (3.40%) ISEB
5 24 (3.03%) CCNA
6 19 (2.40%) CCNP
7 17 (2.14%) CISSP
7 17 (2.14%) Security Cleared
8 16 (2.02%) APMP
8 16 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (1.89%) ISTQB
10 11 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (1.01%) CISA
11 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.76%) CISM
12 6 (0.76%) MCSE
13 5 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.50%) SC Cleared
15 3 (0.38%) ACCA
15 3 (0.38%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.92%) QA
2 27 (3.40%) SLA
3 22 (2.77%) PMO
4 17 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.77%) COBIT
6 10 (1.26%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.63%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.25%) FINRA
11 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.13%) GCP
12 1 (0.13%) GDPR
12 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 1 (0.13%) MiFID
12 1 (0.13%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (0.88%) vSphere
5 4 (0.50%) Docker
5 4 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.50%) XenApp
5 4 (0.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.25%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.13%) HDFS
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.13%) SCCM
2 3 (0.38%) Netcool
3 2 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.25%) Nagios
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) SCOM
4 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 120 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 70 (8.83%) Oracle
3 40 (5.04%) SAP
4 31 (3.91%) Cisco
4 31 (3.91%) ServiceNow
5 22 (2.77%) VMware
6 21 (2.65%) Tableau
7 19 (2.40%) Sybase
8 16 (2.02%) CheckPoint
8 16 (2.02%) Cognos
8 16 (2.02%) Juniper
8 16 (2.02%) SolarWinds
9 11 (1.39%) F5
10 10 (1.26%) IBM
10 10 (1.26%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.13%) CA Agile Central
11 9 (1.13%) Cadence
12 8 (1.01%) Citrix
12 8 (1.01%) Palo Alto
12 8 (1.01%) Salesforce.com