Period
to 22 July 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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 433 813 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.95% 20.87% 20.89%
As % of the General category 50.88% 53.98% 48.73%
Number of salaries quoted 347 566 644
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £46,352 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.87% -2.42% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,125 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.11% - +5.88%

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 851 1,506 1,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.38% 38.66% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 652 1,110 1,324
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,875 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%

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 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 111 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (21.02%) SQL
3 89 (20.55%) Project Management
4 82 (18.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 78 (18.01%) Microsoft
6 77 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
7 61 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (13.63%) Microsoft Azure
8 59 (13.63%) SQL Server
9 51 (11.78%) Power Platform
10 50 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
10 50 (11.55%) Power BI
11 49 (11.32%) ITIL
12 47 (10.85%) Windows
13 40 (9.24%) ETL
14 38 (8.78%) Oracle
15 37 (8.55%) SAP
15 37 (8.55%) Active Directory
15 37 (8.55%) Firewall
16 36 (8.31%) Banking
17 34 (7.85%) Analytics
18 33 (7.62%) Degree
18 33 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
19 32 (7.39%) PRINCE2
20 31 (7.16%) .NET
20 31 (7.16%) ERP
20 31 (7.16%) Cisco
20 31 (7.16%) Management Information System
21 29 (6.70%) Computer Science Degree
22 28 (6.47%) Data Quality

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 15 (3.46%) SAS
2 8 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.39%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.15%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.92%) Oracle UPK
6 3 (0.69%) CMS
7 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 33 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.77%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 10 (2.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 8 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (1.62%) SAP FI
4 6 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (1.39%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (1.39%) SAP CO
4 6 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (1.15%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (1.15%) iTrent
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.92%) Avolution ABACUS
6 4 (0.92%) Cognos Planning
6 4 (0.92%) HFM
6 4 (0.92%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (0.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.69%) Infor SunSystems
7 3 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 59 (13.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (11.78%) Power Platform
3 24 (5.54%) Office 365
4 19 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (3.70%) SaaS
6 7 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.39%) PaaS
7 6 (1.39%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.69%) GitHub
9 2 (0.46%) IaaS
9 2 (0.46%) Serverless
10 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.23%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.23%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.55%) Firewall
2 24 (5.54%) Wireless
3 21 (4.85%) WAN
4 14 (3.23%) DHCP
4 14 (3.23%) LAN
5 12 (2.77%) DNS
6 10 (2.31%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.31%) VPN
7 9 (2.08%) MPLS
8 8 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (1.85%) SAN
9 6 (1.39%) Skype
10 5 (1.15%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.15%) Network Security
11 4 (0.92%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.69%) OSPF
13 2 (0.46%) BGP
13 2 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.46%) VPLS
13 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.63%) SQL Server
2 50 (11.55%) Power BI
3 23 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 23 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (3.93%) QlikView
5 12 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (2.08%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.85%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.85%) Text Mining
10 7 (1.62%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.39%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.39%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
12 5 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 9 (2.08%) TeamCity
2 7 (1.62%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.69%) JIRA
5 3 (0.69%) Selenium
5 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.46%) GitLab
6 2 (0.46%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.23%) MSI
7 1 (0.23%) MSTest
7 1 (0.23%) NUnit
7 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 36 (8.31%) Banking
2 21 (4.85%) General Ledger
3 20 (4.62%) Legal
4 18 (4.16%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.00%) Retail
6 11 (2.54%) Law
7 10 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.08%) Marketing
9 7 (1.62%) Electronics
10 5 (1.15%) Local Government
11 4 (0.92%) Back Office
12 3 (0.69%) Advertising
12 3 (0.69%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (20.55%) Analyst
2 50 (11.55%) Project Manager
3 46 (10.62%) Architect
4 43 (9.93%) Consultant
5 30 (6.93%) Developer
6 21 (4.85%) Graduate
6 21 (4.85%) Graduate Analyst
6 21 (4.85%) Product Manager
6 21 (4.85%) Technical Analyst
7 20 (4.62%) Graduate Technical Analyst
7 20 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (4.39%) Senior Manager
9 18 (4.16%) IT Manager
9 18 (4.16%) Technical Architect
10 16 (3.70%) Network Engineer
10 16 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
11 15 (3.46%) Business Analyst
11 15 (3.46%) Support Analyst
12 14 (3.23%) Data Analyst
12 14 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.16%) .NET
2 19 (4.39%) Oracle Fusion
3 17 (3.93%) AngularJS
4 7 (1.62%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.62%) JSON
4 7 (1.62%) Node.js
4 7 (1.62%) XML
5 6 (1.39%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (1.39%) HTML
5 6 (1.39%) Web Services
6 5 (1.15%) jQuery
6 5 (1.15%) Middleware
7 4 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (0.92%) D3.js
7 4 (0.92%) HTML5
7 4 (0.92%) WebCenter
7 4 (0.92%) XSL
8 3 (0.69%) LINQ
8 3 (0.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.16%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.54%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.93%) Virtual Team
5 12 (2.77%) User Experience
6 11 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.62%) Clustering
7 7 (1.62%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.62%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.92%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.92%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.46%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.46%) EPoS
10 2 (0.46%) NHS
11 1 (0.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.85%) Windows
2 23 (5.31%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.23%) Linux
4 6 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.15%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.92%) Unix
7 3 (0.69%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.46%) CentOS
8 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Android
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (20.55%) Project Management
3 82 (18.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 77 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (11.32%) ITIL
7 40 (9.24%) ETL
8 34 (7.85%) Analytics
9 32 (7.39%) PRINCE2
10 31 (7.16%) ERP
11 28 (6.47%) Computer Science
11 28 (6.47%) Programme Management
12 27 (6.24%) Incident Management
12 27 (6.24%) Visualisation
13 26 (6.00%) Mathematics
14 25 (5.77%) Data Analytics
14 25 (5.77%) Data Visualisation
14 25 (5.77%) DevOps
15 23 (5.31%) Line Management
16 22 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 91 (21.02%) SQL
2 27 (6.24%) C#
3 23 (5.31%) Python
4 13 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.77%) R
6 10 (2.31%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.85%) Java
8 7 (1.62%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.15%) PHP
9 5 (1.15%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.15%) VBA
10 4 (0.92%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.69%) Perl
12 2 (0.46%) Ruby
13 1 (0.23%) ABAP
13 1 (0.23%) Java 8
13 1 (0.23%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (7.62%) Degree
2 29 (6.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (6.24%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (4.85%) CCNA
5 8 (1.85%) APMP
5 8 (1.85%) CCNP
6 7 (1.62%) ISEB
7 5 (1.15%) SANS
7 5 (1.15%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.92%) CCA
8 4 (0.92%) CCDP
8 4 (0.92%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (0.92%) CISSP
8 4 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.69%) CISM
9 3 (0.69%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.69%) PMP
9 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.47%) Data Quality
2 26 (6.00%) GDPR
3 24 (5.54%) SLA
4 21 (4.85%) PMO
5 7 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.15%) QA
7 3 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.46%) NIST
8 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 37 (8.55%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 12 (2.77%) XenApp
4 9 (2.08%) Docker
5 8 (1.85%) vSphere
6 7 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (3.70%) SCCM
2 7 (1.62%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.15%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (0.92%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.69%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.46%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.46%) Kibana
6 2 (0.46%) logstash
6 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.46%) Puppet
7 1 (0.23%) Ansible
7 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.23%) Nessus
7 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 78 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.78%) Oracle
3 37 (8.55%) SAP
4 31 (7.16%) Cisco
5 23 (5.31%) VMware
6 22 (5.08%) Citrix
6 22 (5.08%) Tableau
7 16 (3.70%) Palo Alto
8 12 (2.77%) Alteryx
9 11 (2.54%) IBM
10 10 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (2.31%) Sparx
11 8 (1.85%) Cognos
11 8 (1.85%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.85%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.85%) Veeam
12 6 (1.39%) Google
12 6 (1.39%) Symantec
13 5 (1.15%) Bloomberg
13 5 (1.15%) Reuters