Period
to 25 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 22 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 595 173 733
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 10.75% 9.66% 10.76%
As % of the General category 16.91% 21.60% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 350 127 473
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,400 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,563 £39,875 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £84,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,519 801 3,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 63.60% 44.75% 52.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,659 601 2,521
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,891 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +6.48% +2.86%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in the East of England.

Salary trend for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +4 203 £55,000 -8.33% 58
Cambridgeshire -2 132 £57,500 +21.05% 53
Essex +6 127 £59,750 +19.50% 28
Bedfordshire +11 83 £47,500 +35.71% 8
East Anglia - 23 £65,000 - 2
Suffolk -12 13 £60,000 -39.55% 8
Norfolk -15 12 £47,802 +6.23% 9
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 210 (35.29%) Social Skills
2 147 (24.71%) SQL
3 146 (24.54%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
6 112 (18.82%) Microsoft
7 100 (16.81%) Project Management
8 94 (15.80%) Microsoft Excel
9 84 (14.12%) Degree
10 72 (12.10%) Fintech
11 70 (11.76%) Management Information System
11 70 (11.76%) .NET
12 69 (11.60%) SaaS
13 67 (11.26%) JavaScript
14 66 (11.09%) ERP
15 64 (10.76%) Analytics
16 59 (9.92%) C#
16 59 (9.92%) Legal
17 57 (9.58%) Oracle
17 57 (9.58%) Azure
18 55 (9.24%) DevOps
18 55 (9.24%) Data Management
18 55 (9.24%) Business Analysis
19 52 (8.74%) Requirements Gathering
20 51 (8.57%) SDLC
21 50 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
21 50 (8.40%) Migration
22 49 (8.24%) Marketing
22 49 (8.24%) AWS
23 47 (7.90%) Games

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.19%) CMS
2 12 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.68%) Apache
4 9 (1.51%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.18%) EPiServer
5 7 (1.18%) Kentico
5 7 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.17%) Confluence
7 1 (0.17%) JBoss
7 1 (0.17%) nginx
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.17%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 94 (15.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (6.72%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle Smart View
6 3 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (3.53%) NetSuite
2 8 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.34%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (1.01%) HFM
4 5 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.84%) Shopify
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.50%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 3 (0.50%) JDE OneWorld
6 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 69 (11.60%) SaaS
2 57 (9.58%) Azure
3 49 (8.24%) AWS
4 33 (5.55%) Microsoft 365
5 29 (4.87%) Dynamics 365
6 24 (4.03%) Google Sheets
7 20 (3.36%) Power Platform
7 20 (3.36%) Serverless
8 13 (2.18%) GCP
9 12 (2.02%) PaaS
10 11 (1.85%) Azure Stack
11 9 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (1.34%) Veeva
13 7 (1.18%) OpenShift
14 6 (1.01%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.67%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.50%) Snowflake
17 2 (0.34%) Amazon ECS
17 2 (0.34%) AWS CodePipeline
17 2 (0.34%) WeChat
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.02%) DNS
2 11 (1.85%) HTTP
3 9 (1.51%) VPN
4 7 (1.18%) Skype
5 6 (1.01%) Firewall
6 5 (0.84%) LAN
6 5 (0.84%) WAN
7 4 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.50%) Internet
8 3 (0.50%) Intranet
8 3 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.34%) DSL
9 2 (0.34%) VoIP
10 1 (0.17%) BGP
10 1 (0.17%) Broadband
10 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.17%) OSPF
10 1 (0.17%) SAN
10 1 (0.17%) Wireless
10 1 (0.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (4.03%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.03%) Power BI
4 14 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.18%) Tableau
6 12 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.51%) MySQL
9 8 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.01%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.67%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.50%) Big Data
13 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.50%) OLAP
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.50%) Redis
13 3 (0.50%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.50%) ThoughtSpot
Development Applications
1 26 (4.37%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.53%) JIRA
3 13 (2.18%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.01%) Selenium
5 5 (0.84%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.67%) Bundler
6 4 (0.67%) Katalon Studio
6 4 (0.67%) Toad
6 4 (0.67%) WATIR
7 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.34%) Maven
8 2 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.34%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.17%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.17%) GitLab
9 1 (0.17%) Postman
9 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 210 (35.29%) Social Skills
2 146 (24.54%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (9.92%) Legal
4 49 (8.24%) Marketing
5 47 (7.90%) Games
6 39 (6.55%) Automotive
7 37 (6.22%) Manufacturing
8 35 (5.88%) Retail
9 31 (5.21%) Law
10 27 (4.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 26 (4.37%) Presentation Skills
12 16 (2.69%) Banking
13 15 (2.52%) Telecoms
14 14 (2.35%) Electronics
14 14 (2.35%) Organisational Skills
15 13 (2.18%) Billing
15 13 (2.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 13 (2.18%) Public Speaking
16 11 (1.85%) General Ledger
17 10 (1.68%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 148 (24.87%) Analyst
2 87 (14.62%) Developer
3 53 (8.91%) Architect
4 49 (8.24%) Project Manager
5 27 (4.54%) Business Analyst
5 27 (4.54%) Senior Manager
6 24 (4.03%) Financial Analyst
6 24 (4.03%) Process Analyst
7 23 (3.87%) Implementation Manager
7 23 (3.87%) IT Manager
7 23 (3.87%) Software Engineer
7 23 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (3.36%) Administrator
8 20 (3.36%) SQL Developer
9 19 (3.19%) Junior
9 19 (3.19%) Support Analyst
10 18 (3.03%) Software Developer
11 16 (2.69%) Data Analyst
11 16 (2.69%) Senior Project Manager
12 15 (2.52%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (11.76%) .NET
2 40 (6.72%) React
3 33 (5.55%) AngularJS
4 31 (5.21%) CSS
5 29 (4.87%) HTML
5 29 (4.87%) Vue.js
6 23 (3.87%) REST
7 20 (3.36%) XML
8 15 (2.52%) RESTful
8 15 (2.52%) Web Services
9 14 (2.35%) EDI
9 14 (2.35%) JSON
10 12 (2.02%) Node.js
11 11 (1.85%) Django
12 10 (1.68%) .NET Core
12 10 (1.68%) ASP.NET
13 8 (1.34%) Java EE
13 8 (1.34%) Laravel
13 8 (1.34%) SOAP
13 8 (1.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 40 (6.72%) User Experience
3 23 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (2.35%) Life Science
5 13 (2.18%) FMCG
6 12 (2.02%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.51%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.34%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.18%) Social Media
10 6 (1.01%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.84%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.67%) Biotechnology
12 4 (0.67%) Marketing Technology
12 4 (0.67%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.67%) Renewable Energy
13 3 (0.50%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.50%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.06%) Linux
2 23 (3.87%) Windows
3 18 (3.03%) Unix
4 13 (2.18%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.85%) CentOS
6 8 (1.34%) Android
6 8 (1.34%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.34%) AIX
9 2 (0.34%) Solaris
9 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
3 100 (16.81%) Project Management
4 72 (12.10%) Fintech
5 66 (11.09%) ERP
6 64 (10.76%) Analytics
7 55 (9.24%) Business Analysis
7 55 (9.24%) Data Management
7 55 (9.24%) DevOps
8 52 (8.74%) Requirements Gathering
9 51 (8.57%) SDLC
10 50 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 50 (8.40%) Migration
11 46 (7.73%) Decision-Making
12 45 (7.56%) Disruptive Innovation
13 44 (7.39%) ITIL
14 41 (6.89%) Mentoring
15 39 (6.55%) Validation
15 39 (6.55%) Workshop Facilitation
16 36 (6.05%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 147 (24.71%) SQL
2 67 (11.26%) JavaScript
3 59 (9.92%) C#
4 47 (7.90%) C
5 45 (7.56%) Python
6 30 (5.04%) VBA
7 25 (4.20%) Java
8 13 (2.18%) C++
9 12 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.02%) TypeScript
10 11 (1.85%) PHP
11 9 (1.51%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.18%) Perl
12 7 (1.18%) PHP 7
12 7 (1.18%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.01%) PL/1
14 4 (0.67%) Groovy
15 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.50%) R
15 3 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (14.12%) Degree
2 11 (1.85%) ACCA
2 11 (1.85%) PhD
3 10 (1.68%) CIMA
3 10 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (0.84%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.50%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.50%) PMP
7 3 (0.50%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.34%) CCNA
8 2 (0.34%) CISSP
8 2 (0.34%) OCP
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.54%) QA
2 25 (4.20%) Data Quality
3 16 (2.69%) Good Clinical Practice
4 14 (2.35%) SLA
5 5 (0.84%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.34%) GRC
6 2 (0.34%) ITGC
7 1 (0.17%) CDISC
7 1 (0.17%) GDPR
7 1 (0.17%) GxP
7 1 (0.17%) IFRS
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (2.69%) Docker
2 14 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.68%) vSphere
4 9 (1.51%) NFS
5 4 (0.67%) Firmware
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (4.37%) Kubernetes
2 19 (3.19%) Ansible
3 10 (1.68%) Puppet
3 10 (1.68%) Terraform
4 9 (1.51%) HAProxy
4 9 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.51%) Salt
5 8 (1.34%) SCCM
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.50%) Nagios
7 3 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.34%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.34%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.17%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 112 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.58%) Oracle
3 29 (4.87%) SAP
4 18 (3.03%) Google
4 18 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 12 (2.02%) Apple
5 12 (2.02%) VMware
6 11 (1.85%) ServiceNow
6 11 (1.85%) Teradata
7 10 (1.68%) SolarWinds
8 9 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.18%) Sage
9 7 (1.18%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.18%) Zend
10 6 (1.01%) Facebook
10 6 (1.01%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.01%) Reuters
10 6 (1.01%) Workday
11 5 (0.84%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.84%) Optimizely