Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 805 957 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.03% 20.10% 20.17%
As % of the General category 50.98% 50.90% 54.57%
Number of salaries quoted 599 643 716
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,750 £71,250
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 1579 1880 1466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 41.25% 39.48% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1406 1173
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,700 £24,750 £26,050
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% +0.18%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 178 (22.11%) SQL
2 162 (20.12%) Project Management
3 151 (18.76%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (17.27%) Microsoft
5 136 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
6 135 (16.77%) Banking
7 120 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 117 (14.53%) ITIL
9 109 (13.54%) Retail
10 108 (13.42%) Java
11 107 (13.29%) JavaScript
12 99 (12.30%) PRINCE2
13 92 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
14 90 (11.18%) HTML
15 85 (10.56%) Analytics
16 84 (10.43%) SQL Server
17 80 (9.94%) CSS
18 79 (9.81%) Oracle
19 78 (9.69%) C#
20 72 (8.94%) .NET
21 71 (8.82%) Manufacturing
22 70 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
23 69 (8.57%) Business Analysis
24 67 (8.32%) Management Information System
24 67 (8.32%) BDD
25 63 (7.83%) Computer Science
26 61 (7.58%) Infrastructure Management
27 60 (7.45%) Degree
28 58 (7.20%) Jenkins
29 57 (7.08%) 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 45 (5.59%) SAS
2 23 (2.86%) JBoss
3 20 (2.48%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.99%) Apache
7 7 (0.87%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.62%) CMS
9 5 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.37%) IIS
12 2 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.25%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.25%) Drupal
12 2 (0.25%) FileNet
12 2 (0.25%) Mule
12 2 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (0.99%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.99%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 4 (0.50%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.50%) SAP EWM
6 3 (0.37%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.25%) Actimize
7 2 (0.25%) SAP QM
7 2 (0.25%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.48%) Office 365
4 16 (1.99%) SaaS
5 11 (1.37%) PaaS
6 10 (1.24%) IaaS
7 9 (1.12%) Firebase
8 8 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.75%) Force.com
10 4 (0.50%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.12%) Fastly
12 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.35%) Firewall
1 35 (4.35%) WAN
2 23 (2.86%) LAN
3 18 (2.24%) SAN
4 15 (1.86%) Extranet
4 15 (1.86%) VoIP
5 12 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.37%) Wireless
7 10 (1.24%) BGP
7 10 (1.24%) Network Security
7 10 (1.24%) Skype
7 10 (1.24%) Unified Communications
8 9 (1.12%) Internet
8 9 (1.12%) IPsec
8 9 (1.12%) OSPF
8 9 (1.12%) SSL
9 8 (0.99%) MPLS
10 7 (0.87%) DNS
11 5 (0.62%) DHCP
11 5 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 70 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (4.22%) Base SAS
4 33 (4.10%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 27 (3.35%) QlikView
6 26 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (2.61%) MongoDB
9 20 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
11 18 (2.24%) Relational Database
12 17 (2.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 16 (1.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 13 (1.61%) DB2
15 12 (1.49%) MySQL
15 12 (1.49%) NoSQL
16 8 (0.99%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 58 (7.20%) Jenkins
2 36 (4.47%) Selenium
3 29 (3.60%) SpecFlow
4 27 (3.35%) Maven
5 26 (3.23%) JUnit
6 18 (2.24%) SoapUI
7 17 (2.11%) Bitbucket
7 17 (2.11%) Cucumber
7 17 (2.11%) JBehave
7 17 (2.11%) ProC
7 17 (2.11%) TestNG
8 15 (1.86%) JMeter
8 15 (1.86%) Subversion
8 15 (1.86%) WATIR
9 13 (1.61%) eCATT
9 13 (1.61%) JIRA
9 13 (1.61%) LSMW
10 12 (1.49%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.24%) NUnit
11 10 (1.24%) WebDriver
General
1 135 (16.77%) Banking
2 109 (13.54%) Retail
3 71 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 38 (4.72%) Marketing
5 35 (4.35%) Publishing
6 22 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 22 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.99%) Billing
7 16 (1.99%) Legal
8 12 (1.49%) Automotive
8 12 (1.49%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.37%) Advertising
10 10 (1.24%) Law
11 6 (0.75%) Back Office
12 5 (0.62%) Front Office
12 5 (0.62%) Local Government
13 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.25%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) Games
14 1 (0.12%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (19.63%) Developer
2 157 (19.50%) Analyst
3 103 (12.80%) Project Manager
4 85 (10.56%) Consultant
5 70 (8.70%) Architect
6 56 (6.96%) Java Developer
7 55 (6.83%) Senior Developer
8 41 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
9 40 (4.97%) Business Analyst
10 39 (4.84%) IT Manager
11 38 (4.72%) Technical Analyst
12 36 (4.47%) Data Architect
13 33 (4.10%) Graduate
13 33 (4.10%) SAS Consultant
14 29 (3.60%) Graduate Analyst
15 28 (3.48%) Infrastructure Architect
15 28 (3.48%) Senior Architect
15 28 (3.48%) Senior Data Architect
15 28 (3.48%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
15 28 (3.48%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (11.18%) HTML
2 80 (9.94%) CSS
3 72 (8.94%) .NET
4 42 (5.22%) Spring
4 42 (5.22%) XML
5 35 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 33 (4.10%) jQuery
7 29 (3.60%) Gherkin
7 29 (3.60%) REST
7 29 (3.60%) RESTful
8 26 (3.23%) Hibernate
9 20 (2.48%) Java EE
9 20 (2.48%) JMS
10 19 (2.36%) ASP.NET
10 19 (2.36%) HTML5
11 18 (2.24%) JPA
12 17 (2.11%) JSON
12 17 (2.11%) Web Services
13 16 (1.99%) EJB 3.0
13 16 (1.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 136 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (8.32%) Management Information System
3 63 (7.83%) Computer Science
4 56 (6.96%) Data Centre
5 26 (3.23%) Fintech
6 18 (2.24%) User Experience
6 18 (2.24%) Virtual Team
7 16 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (1.61%) LIMS
9 10 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.87%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.75%) NHS
12 5 (0.62%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.62%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.50%) Derivative
13 4 (0.50%) iPad
13 4 (0.50%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.50%) RSA SecurID
14 3 (0.37%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 56 (6.96%) Unix
2 48 (5.96%) Windows
3 46 (5.71%) Linux
4 25 (3.11%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.61%) Windows 10
5 13 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.49%) AIX
6 12 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.87%) Solaris
10 6 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.37%) Android
11 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.37%) CentOS
12 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.12%) SUSE
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (20.12%) Project Management
2 151 (18.76%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 117 (14.53%) ITIL
5 99 (12.30%) PRINCE2
6 92 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 85 (10.56%) Analytics
8 69 (8.57%) Business Analysis
9 67 (8.32%) BDD
10 61 (7.58%) Infrastructure Management
11 57 (7.08%) Migration
12 50 (6.21%) Project Planning
12 50 (6.21%) Test Automation
13 48 (5.96%) SDLC
14 47 (5.84%) Customer Requirements
15 46 (5.71%) Data Migration
15 46 (5.71%) Mentoring
16 41 (5.09%) Continuous Improvement
17 40 (4.97%) Scrum
17 40 (4.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 178 (22.11%) SQL
2 108 (13.42%) Java
3 107 (13.29%) JavaScript
4 78 (9.69%) C#
5 22 (2.73%) ABAP
5 22 (2.73%) Python
6 20 (2.48%) TypeScript
6 20 (2.48%) XPath
7 19 (2.36%) VB.NET
8 16 (1.99%) PROC SQL
8 16 (1.99%) SAS Macro
9 15 (1.86%) Perl
10 14 (1.74%) PL/SQL
10 14 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.37%) PHP
12 10 (1.24%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.24%) VBA
13 8 (0.99%) C
13 8 (0.99%) Scala
13 8 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (7.45%) Degree
2 50 (6.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (3.11%) CCNA
5 24 (2.98%) ISEB
5 24 (2.98%) Security Cleared
6 23 (2.86%) APMP
7 17 (2.11%) CCNP
7 17 (2.11%) ISTQB
8 14 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.49%) CISSP
9 12 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.49%) MCSE
10 8 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.87%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.50%) CISA
13 4 (0.50%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.37%) CISM
14 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.47%) QA
2 28 (3.48%) SLA
3 22 (2.73%) PMO
4 18 (2.24%) Data Quality
5 17 (2.11%) COBIT
6 16 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.37%) GDPR
9 3 (0.37%) P3O
10 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.25%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.12%) FINRA
11 1 (0.12%) GCP
11 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 25 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (0.87%) vSphere
5 4 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.50%) XenApp
5 4 (0.50%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.37%) Docker
7 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.25%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.12%) HDFS
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.24%) SCCM
2 4 (0.50%) Netcool
3 3 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.37%) Nagios
4 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.12%) Ansible
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.12%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.12%) Puppet
5 1 (0.12%) SCOM
5 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 139 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 79 (9.81%) Oracle
3 54 (6.71%) SAP
4 34 (4.22%) ServiceNow
5 28 (3.48%) Cisco
6 26 (3.23%) Tableau
7 23 (2.86%) VMware
8 17 (2.11%) Cognos
9 16 (1.99%) Informatica
10 15 (1.86%) SolarWinds
11 13 (1.61%) CheckPoint
11 13 (1.61%) Juniper
11 13 (1.61%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (1.49%) Sybase
13 11 (1.37%) Cadence
14 9 (1.12%) Citrix
14 9 (1.12%) F5
15 8 (0.99%) IBM
15 8 (0.99%) Palo Alto