Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 632 807 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.46% 20.98% 20.32%
As % of the General category 50.93% 50.88% 51.27%
Number of salaries quoted 453 596 638
Birmingham median annual salary £49,083 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% 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 1,241 1,586 1,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 34.29% 41.23% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 868 1,198 1,384
Birmingham median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,675 £24,825
90th Percentile £76,913 £66,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.61% -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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 141 (22.31%) SQL
2 129 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (17.72%) Microsoft
4 94 (14.87%) ITIL
5 86 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 82 (12.97%) C#
7 79 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 79 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 78 (12.34%) Retail
9 76 (12.03%) SAP
10 75 (11.87%) Problem-Solving
11 74 (11.71%) SQL Server
12 72 (11.39%) Microsoft Excel
13 70 (11.08%) Project Management
14 68 (10.76%) Java
15 63 (9.97%) .NET
15 63 (9.97%) Manufacturing
15 63 (9.97%) GDPR
16 62 (9.81%) Data Protection
17 61 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
18 57 (9.02%) HTML
19 54 (8.54%) JSON
19 54 (8.54%) AngularJS
20 49 (7.75%) SLA
20 49 (7.75%) Degree
21 47 (7.44%) PRINCE2
22 46 (7.28%) Service Delivery
22 46 (7.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 46 (7.28%) Performance Management
23 45 (7.12%) Web Services

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 19 (3.01%) CMS
2 16 (2.53%) Anypoint
2 16 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.22%) Mule
4 13 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.42%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.27%) SAS
7 7 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.63%) IIS
9 4 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.63%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.47%) Confluence
10 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.47%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 72 (11.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (7.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 39 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 16 (2.53%) SAP APO
2 14 (2.22%) SAP S/4HANA
3 11 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (1.58%) SAP QM
5 9 (1.42%) SAP EWM
5 9 (1.42%) SAP HR
5 9 (1.42%) SAP SCM
6 8 (1.27%) SAP HCM
7 7 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.95%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 6 (0.95%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.95%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.63%) MoSes
10 4 (0.63%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.47%) HFM
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 61 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.96%) SuccessFactors
4 19 (3.01%) PaaS
4 19 (3.01%) SaaS
5 18 (2.85%) Office 365
5 18 (2.85%) Serverless
6 17 (2.69%) IaaS
7 8 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.95%) SoftLayer
10 5 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.79%) AWS CloudTrail
10 5 (0.79%) AWS CodePipeline
10 5 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.79%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.53%) LAN
1 16 (2.53%) WAN
2 10 (1.58%) Firewall
2 10 (1.58%) SAN
3 8 (1.27%) SSL
4 7 (1.11%) DEFINITY
4 7 (1.11%) DHCP
5 6 (0.95%) Extranet
6 5 (0.79%) IPsec
6 5 (0.79%) VoIP
7 4 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (0.63%) Internet
7 4 (0.63%) Wireless
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.32%) DNS
8 2 (0.32%) MPLS
8 2 (0.32%) Network Security
8 2 (0.32%) SMS
8 2 (0.32%) VPN
9 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (6.01%) Relational Database
4 30 (4.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 23 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (3.48%) Power BI
7 21 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.69%) Oracle Database
9 14 (2.22%) NoSQL
10 13 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
11 12 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.27%) SAP HANA
14 7 (1.11%) Big Data
14 7 (1.11%) MySQL
14 7 (1.11%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (0.95%) DB2
15 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (3.64%) Jenkins
1 23 (3.64%) Maven
2 16 (2.53%) Jasmine
2 16 (2.53%) Karma Test Runner
2 16 (2.53%) PhantomJS
2 16 (2.53%) webpack
3 13 (2.06%) Selenium
4 11 (1.74%) JIRA
5 9 (1.42%) WebDriver
6 7 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.95%) LSMW
8 5 (0.79%) JUnit
8 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.63%) eCATT
9 4 (0.63%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.63%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.63%) Subversion
9 4 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 78 (12.34%) Retail
2 63 (9.97%) Manufacturing
3 27 (4.27%) Publishing
4 23 (3.64%) Banking
5 19 (3.01%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.85%) Billing
7 14 (2.22%) Marketing
8 10 (1.58%) Advertising
9 8 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.11%) Legal
11 5 (0.79%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.63%) Law
12 4 (0.63%) Local Government
13 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.32%) Back Office
14 2 (0.32%) French Language
15 1 (0.16%) Automotive
15 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Electronics
15 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 149 (23.58%) Developer
2 94 (14.87%) Analyst
3 84 (13.29%) Consultant
4 60 (9.49%) Architect
5 52 (8.23%) Senior Developer
6 46 (7.28%) Project Manager
7 43 (6.80%) SAP Consultant
8 40 (6.33%) C# Developer
9 33 (5.22%) Delivery Manager
10 32 (5.06%) Service Manager
11 31 (4.91%) Java Developer
12 28 (4.43%) Graduate
12 28 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
12 28 (4.43%) Technical Analyst
13 26 (4.11%) Graduate Analyst
13 26 (4.11%) Graduate Technical Analyst
14 20 (3.16%) SQL Developer
15 19 (3.01%) Senior Manager
15 19 (3.01%) Services Delivery Manager
16 18 (2.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.97%) .NET
2 57 (9.02%) HTML
3 54 (8.54%) AngularJS
3 54 (8.54%) JSON
4 45 (7.12%) Web Services
5 44 (6.96%) HTML5
6 38 (6.01%) jQuery
7 37 (5.85%) LINQ
8 35 (5.54%) Node.js
9 33 (5.22%) CSS
10 29 (4.59%) RESTful
11 28 (4.43%) REST
12 26 (4.11%) Entity Framework
13 24 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (3.64%) KnockoutJS
15 17 (2.69%) React
16 16 (2.53%) Hibernate
17 15 (2.37%) ASP.NET
17 15 (2.37%) XML
18 13 (2.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.65%) Computer Science
3 35 (5.54%) Data Centre
4 34 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (3.64%) Driving Licence
6 22 (3.48%) User Experience
7 17 (2.69%) Fintech
8 16 (2.53%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.06%) FMCG
9 13 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.11%) IVR
10 7 (1.11%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.79%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.63%) LIMS
12 4 (0.63%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.47%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.47%) PMI
13 3 (0.47%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 45 (7.12%) Windows
2 25 (3.96%) Linux
3 24 (3.80%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.16%) Windows 7
5 17 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.22%) Windows 8
7 13 (2.06%) Windows 10
8 11 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.42%) Unix
10 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.63%) SUSE
11 4 (0.63%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.47%) CentOS
13 2 (0.32%) AIX
13 2 (0.32%) Android
13 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.16%) OS/400
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (14.87%) ITIL
3 86 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 75 (11.87%) Problem-Solving
5 70 (11.08%) Project Management
6 62 (9.81%) Data Protection
7 47 (7.44%) PRINCE2
8 46 (7.28%) Performance Management
8 46 (7.28%) Service Delivery
9 42 (6.65%) MVC
10 37 (5.85%) ITSM
11 36 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (5.70%) DevOps
12 34 (5.38%) Scrum
13 33 (5.22%) Contract Management
13 33 (5.22%) Presales
14 32 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (5.06%) Mathematics
15 31 (4.91%) Mentoring
16 30 (4.75%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 141 (22.31%) SQL
2 82 (12.97%) C#
3 79 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 68 (10.76%) Java
5 32 (5.06%) Python
6 21 (3.32%) Perl
7 18 (2.85%) PL/SQL
7 18 (2.85%) TypeScript
8 16 (2.53%) T-SQL
9 15 (2.37%) VB
10 12 (1.90%) C
11 10 (1.58%) ABAP
12 9 (1.42%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.27%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.27%) VBA
14 7 (1.11%) R
15 5 (0.79%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.47%) Ruby
16 3 (0.47%) Scala
17 2 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 49 (7.75%) Degree
2 40 (6.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (6.01%) ISEB
4 31 (4.91%) Security Cleared
5 27 (4.27%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.22%) APMP
7 13 (2.06%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.42%) ACCA
9 7 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.79%) CIMA
12 4 (0.63%) AAT
12 4 (0.63%) CISSP
12 4 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.63%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.47%) PMP
13 3 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (9.97%) GDPR
2 49 (7.75%) SLA
3 34 (5.38%) QA
4 18 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (2.37%) Data Quality
6 10 (1.58%) PMO
7 7 (1.11%) COBIT
8 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.16%) Basel II
9 1 (0.16%) COSO
9 1 (0.16%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.16%) IFRS
9 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.16%) MiFID
9 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.42%) Docker
4 8 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.16%) Firmware
7 1 (0.16%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) XenApp
7 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (1.90%) Puppet
2 10 (1.58%) SCCM
3 8 (1.27%) WSUS
4 6 (0.95%) HP ALM
5 5 (0.79%) Ansible
5 5 (0.79%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.79%) Mesos
5 5 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.79%) rkt
5 5 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.79%) Terraform
6 4 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.47%) SmoothWall
8 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.16%) Ambari
9 1 (0.16%) Nagios
9 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 112 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 76 (12.03%) SAP
3 44 (6.96%) Oracle
4 25 (3.96%) VMware
5 14 (2.22%) ServiceNow
6 10 (1.58%) IBM
7 9 (1.42%) Remedy
8 8 (1.27%) Cisco
8 8 (1.27%) HP
8 8 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.11%) Avaya
9 7 (1.11%) Cadence
10 6 (0.95%) Adobe
10 6 (0.95%) Infor
10 6 (0.95%) Sage
10 6 (0.95%) SolarWinds
11 5 (0.79%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.63%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.63%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.63%) Tableau