Period
to 18 July 2018

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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 817 793 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.80% 20.77% 18.27%
As % of the General category 54.21% 48.53% 47.76%
Number of salaries quoted 566 630 635
Birmingham median annual salary £46,102 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% +5.56% -16.28%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £69,375 £70,000 £72,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -7.61%

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 1,507 1,634 1,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 38.37% 42.80% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,109 1,305 1,340
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,125 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% -4.71%

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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.

1 195 (23.87%) SQL
2 166 (20.32%) Analytical Skills
3 154 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (18.36%) Microsoft
5 135 (16.52%) Problem-Solving
6 127 (15.54%) C#
6 127 (15.54%) ITIL
7 118 (14.44%) Retail
8 113 (13.83%) Manufacturing
9 112 (13.71%) SQL Server
10 109 (13.34%) Project Management
11 102 (12.48%) Banking
12 101 (12.36%) SAP
13 98 (12.00%) Windows
14 96 (11.75%) .NET
15 95 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 83 (10.16%) JavaScript
17 79 (9.67%) PRINCE2
18 75 (9.18%) Java
18 75 (9.18%) Self-Motivation
19 73 (8.94%) Microsoft Excel
20 69 (8.45%) CRM
21 67 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
22 66 (8.08%) Publishing
23 65 (7.96%) HTML
24 63 (7.71%) Analytics
25 59 (7.22%) AngularJS
26 58 (7.10%) IT Strategy
27 57 (6.98%) JSON
28 56 (6.85%) Linux

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 31 (3.79%) MS Exchange
2 16 (1.96%) CMS
3 15 (1.84%) IIS
3 15 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.59%) Apache
5 11 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.10%) JBoss
7 6 (0.73%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.73%) SAS
8 5 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.61%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.49%) Confluence
9 4 (0.49%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.37%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 73 (8.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (5.39%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 32 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 13 (1.59%) SAP APO
5 11 (1.35%) SAP CO
5 11 (1.35%) SAP FI
5 11 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (1.22%) SAP QM
7 7 (0.86%) SAP EWM
7 7 (0.86%) SAP SCM
8 5 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.61%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 4 (0.49%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.49%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.37%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.37%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.37%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.37%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.24%) SAP FI-CA
11 2 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (4.65%) Dynamics 365
3 26 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (2.57%) SaaS
5 16 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
6 14 (1.71%) Office 365
7 13 (1.59%) PaaS
8 11 (1.35%) IaaS
9 3 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.37%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.24%) Serverless
11 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.12%) npm
11 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.12%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.02%) SAN
2 38 (4.65%) SSL
3 32 (3.92%) Firewall
4 28 (3.43%) IPsec
4 28 (3.43%) LAN
4 28 (3.43%) WAN
5 26 (3.18%) VoIP
6 13 (1.59%) SMS
7 10 (1.22%) Internet
8 9 (1.10%) DNS
9 8 (0.98%) DHCP
10 5 (0.61%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.37%) FTP
11 3 (0.37%) HTTP
11 3 (0.37%) Intranet
11 3 (0.37%) Wireless
12 2 (0.24%) MPLS
12 2 (0.24%) WebEx
13 1 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.12%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (5.51%) Relational Database
4 41 (5.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (2.33%) Power BI
8 17 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.59%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (1.35%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.10%) Big Data
13 9 (1.10%) MySQL
14 8 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.98%) DB2
15 7 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.73%) MongoDB
16 6 (0.73%) SAP HANA
17 4 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (4.28%) Selenium
2 31 (3.79%) webpack
3 30 (3.67%) Jasmine
3 30 (3.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 30 (3.67%) PhantomJS
4 27 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 24 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 20 (2.45%) SpecFlow
7 15 (1.84%) Maven
8 13 (1.59%) WebDriver
9 12 (1.47%) JIRA
9 12 (1.47%) Subversion
10 11 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (1.22%) JUnit
12 8 (0.98%) eCATT
12 8 (0.98%) LSMW
13 7 (0.86%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.73%) Visual Studio
15 5 (0.61%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 118 (14.44%) Retail
2 113 (13.83%) Manufacturing
3 102 (12.48%) Banking
4 66 (8.08%) Publishing
5 37 (4.53%) Legal
6 33 (4.04%) Marketing
7 30 (3.67%) Financial Institution
8 26 (3.18%) Billing
9 25 (3.06%) Telecoms
10 23 (2.82%) Advertising
11 16 (1.96%) Retail Banking
12 15 (1.84%) International Banking
13 13 (1.59%) Law
14 4 (0.49%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.37%) Automotive
15 3 (0.37%) French Language
16 2 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
16 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.24%) Front Office
16 2 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 187 (22.89%) Analyst
2 143 (17.50%) Developer
3 121 (14.81%) Consultant
4 61 (7.47%) Architect
5 58 (7.10%) Business Analyst
6 57 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 44 (5.39%) C# Developer
8 43 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
9 42 (5.14%) Senior Developer
10 37 (4.53%) Support Analyst
11 34 (4.16%) Java Developer
12 33 (4.04%) Graduate
12 33 (4.04%) Technical Analyst
13 32 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
14 30 (3.67%) Graduate Analyst
14 30 (3.67%) Graduate Technical Analyst
14 30 (3.67%) IT Manager
15 28 (3.43%) Administrator
15 28 (3.43%) Software Developer
16 27 (3.30%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (11.75%) .NET
2 65 (7.96%) HTML
3 59 (7.22%) AngularJS
4 57 (6.98%) JSON
5 53 (6.49%) CSS
6 50 (6.12%) RESTful
7 49 (6.00%) HTML5
8 45 (5.51%) LINQ
9 40 (4.90%) Entity Framework
10 39 (4.77%) jQuery
11 32 (3.92%) REST
11 32 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 31 (3.79%) Web Services
13 29 (3.55%) Node.js
14 27 (3.30%) KnockoutJS
15 20 (2.45%) Hibernate
16 19 (2.33%) ASP.NET
16 19 (2.33%) Spring
16 19 (2.33%) WCF
17 17 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 166 (20.32%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (9.18%) Self-Motivation
3 56 (6.85%) Fintech
4 52 (6.36%) Computer Science
5 46 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 45 (5.51%) Data Centre
7 30 (3.67%) User Experience
8 22 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (1.96%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.71%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.10%) FMCG
12 8 (0.98%) CMDB
12 8 (0.98%) LIMS
13 6 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.73%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.61%) AS400
14 5 (0.61%) Clustering
14 5 (0.61%) iSeries
14 5 (0.61%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 98 (12.00%) Windows
2 56 (6.85%) Linux
3 48 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 46 (5.63%) Unix
5 26 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.98%) AIX
7 8 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.61%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.61%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.37%) Android
10 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.37%) VMS
11 2 (0.24%) HPUX
11 2 (0.24%) Solaris
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.12%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (16.52%) Problem-Solving
3 127 (15.54%) ITIL
4 109 (13.34%) Project Management
5 95 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 79 (9.67%) PRINCE2
7 69 (8.45%) CRM
8 67 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
9 63 (7.71%) Analytics
10 58 (7.10%) IT Strategy
11 55 (6.73%) Presales
11 55 (6.73%) SDLC
12 50 (6.12%) Business Analysis
13 46 (5.63%) Scrum
14 43 (5.26%) OO
15 42 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 42 (5.14%) Test Automation
16 41 (5.02%) MVC
17 40 (4.90%) Customer Requirements
18 38 (4.65%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 195 (23.87%) SQL
2 127 (15.54%) C#
3 83 (10.16%) JavaScript
4 75 (9.18%) Java
5 29 (3.55%) VB
6 27 (3.30%) T-SQL
7 24 (2.94%) TypeScript
8 19 (2.33%) C
9 16 (1.96%) ABAP
9 16 (1.96%) Python
10 15 (1.84%) PowerShell
11 13 (1.59%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.10%) Java 8
12 9 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.86%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.73%) X++
15 5 (0.61%) Ruby
15 5 (0.61%) Scala
16 4 (0.49%) Perl
17 3 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 50 (6.12%) Degree
2 45 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (4.04%) ISEB
4 23 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.71%) APMP
6 13 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.35%) CISSP
8 9 (1.10%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.98%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.86%) ACCA
10 7 (0.86%) CIMA
10 7 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.73%) CISA
11 6 (0.73%) CISM
11 6 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.73%) MCP
12 5 (0.61%) PMP
12 5 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.49%) CCSP
13 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.88%) SLA
2 47 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (5.75%) QA
3 29 (3.55%) COBIT
4 22 (2.69%) GDPR
4 22 (2.69%) PMO
5 17 (2.08%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.10%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.12%) MiFID
9 1 (0.12%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.12%) P3O
9 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 47 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 43 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (1.22%) Docker
5 8 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.86%) vSphere
7 6 (0.73%) XenApp
7 6 (0.73%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.49%) Firmware
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.24%) HDFS
10 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.12%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (1.22%) SCCM
2 7 (0.86%) Ambari
2 7 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (0.73%) logstash
4 5 (0.61%) Nagios
5 4 (0.49%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (0.49%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (0.49%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.49%) SmoothWall
6 3 (0.37%) Cacti
6 3 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.37%) Kibana
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.37%) Puppet
7 2 (0.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 150 (18.36%) Microsoft
2 101 (12.36%) SAP
3 51 (6.24%) VMware
4 35 (4.28%) Oracle
5 15 (1.84%) ServiceNow
6 14 (1.71%) IBM
7 13 (1.59%) Citrix
8 12 (1.47%) NetApp
9 10 (1.22%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.10%) LexisNexis
11 8 (0.98%) Cadence
11 8 (0.98%) Cisco
11 8 (0.98%) HP
11 8 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.86%) JD Edwards
13 6 (0.73%) Sage
13 6 (0.73%) SolarWinds
13 6 (0.73%) Sybase
13 6 (0.73%) Veeam
14 5 (0.61%) Infor