Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 316 649 1,024
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 9.02% 12.11% 12.15%
As % of the General category 22.82% 32.79% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 204 437 738
10th Percentile £26,989 £27,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £73,375 £85,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,552 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.91% +4.25% +9.09%

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 1,385 1,979 2,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 39.54% 36.94% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 752 1,334 2,083
10th Percentile £26,774 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,875 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
Cambridgeshire +1 94 £57,500 +35.29% 26
Essex 0 75 £54,500 +36.25% 22
Hertfordshire -21 72 £57,500 - 60
Bedfordshire -9 36 £35,000 -32.37% 13
Norfolk +27 26 £40,000 -
Suffolk +1 13 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 85 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (21.84%) SQL
3 62 (19.62%) Microsoft
4 59 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
5 49 (15.51%) JavaScript
6 47 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (14.56%) SQL Server
7 46 (14.56%) Degree
8 41 (12.97%) C#
9 39 (12.34%) Azure
10 36 (11.39%) Microsoft 365
10 36 (11.39%) Linux
10 36 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (10.76%) Project Management
12 33 (10.44%) Windows
12 33 (10.44%) SaaS
13 31 (9.81%) Scrum
13 31 (9.81%) Power Platform
14 30 (9.49%) .NET
15 29 (9.18%) ITIL
16 28 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
17 27 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
17 27 (8.54%) Node.js
18 26 (8.23%) PHP
19 25 (7.91%) Manufacturing
19 25 (7.91%) Data Management
20 24 (7.59%) AngularJS
20 24 (7.59%) JIRA
20 24 (7.59%) Marketing
21 23 (7.28%) Analytics

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 17 (5.38%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (3.16%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.85%) IIS
5 7 (2.22%) SAS
6 4 (1.27%) nginx
7 3 (0.95%) Drupal
8 2 (0.63%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.32%) Confluence
9 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.90%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.90%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.90%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.27%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.32%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.34%) Azure
2 36 (11.39%) Microsoft 365
3 33 (10.44%) SaaS
4 31 (9.81%) Power Platform
5 22 (6.96%) AWS
6 18 (5.70%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (3.16%) Logic Apps
8 5 (1.58%) OneDrive
8 5 (1.58%) PaaS
8 5 (1.58%) PowerApps
9 4 (1.27%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.95%) Azure Functions
10 3 (0.95%) Google Sheets
10 3 (0.95%) Serverless
11 2 (0.63%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.32%) Google Workspace
12 1 (0.32%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.01%) Internet
2 10 (3.16%) Skype
3 8 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.27%) Broadband
5 4 (1.27%) Network Security
6 3 (0.95%) 5G
6 3 (0.95%) Software-Defined Radio
6 3 (0.95%) VPN
6 3 (0.95%) Wireless
7 2 (0.63%) 802.11
7 2 (0.63%) Firewall
7 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.63%) IPv4
7 2 (0.63%) IPv6
7 2 (0.63%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.63%) WAN
7 2 (0.63%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.32%) DHCP
8 1 (0.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.96%) Power BI
3 19 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.70%) MongoDB
4 18 (5.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (4.43%) Tableau
7 10 (3.16%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.85%) Data Mining
8 9 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.22%) MySQL
10 6 (1.90%) Big Data
10 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.27%) Redis
13 3 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.32%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (7.59%) JIRA
2 22 (6.96%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.48%) Selenium
4 10 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.22%) GCC
5 7 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.90%) Postman
6 6 (1.90%) Subversion
7 4 (1.27%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.27%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.27%) Zephyr
8 3 (0.95%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.32%) TestNG
General
1 25 (7.91%) Manufacturing
2 24 (7.59%) Marketing
3 19 (6.01%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.70%) Retail
5 16 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (4.43%) Electronics
6 14 (4.43%) Law
7 12 (3.80%) Legal
8 11 (3.48%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.58%) Local Government
9 5 (1.58%) Police
10 4 (1.27%) Games
10 4 (1.27%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.95%) Banking
12 2 (0.63%) Automotive
13 1 (0.32%) Advertising
13 1 (0.32%) Billing
13 1 (0.32%) French Language
13 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (24.37%) Developer
2 55 (17.41%) Analyst
3 23 (7.28%) C# Developer
4 22 (6.96%) Software Developer
5 21 (6.65%) Architect
6 20 (6.33%) PHP Developer
7 16 (5.06%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.06%) C# Software Developer
8 14 (4.43%) Financial Analyst
8 14 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (4.43%) SQL Developer
9 12 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (3.80%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.48%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.48%) IT Manager
10 11 (3.48%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.48%) Service Analyst
10 11 (3.48%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (3.48%) SQL Analyst
11 10 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.49%) .NET
2 27 (8.54%) Node.js
3 24 (7.59%) AngularJS
4 21 (6.65%) Vue.js
5 19 (6.01%) Laravel
6 18 (5.70%) CSS
6 18 (5.70%) React
7 17 (5.38%) ASP.NET
7 17 (5.38%) RabbitMQ
8 15 (4.75%) XML
9 13 (4.11%) HTML
9 13 (4.11%) WPF
10 11 (3.48%) Web Services
11 10 (3.16%) REST
12 8 (2.53%) .NET Core
13 6 (1.90%) RESTful
14 5 (1.58%) .NET Framework
14 5 (1.58%) jQuery
14 5 (1.58%) JSON
14 5 (1.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.96%) Life Science
3 14 (4.43%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (3.16%) Biotechnology
6 9 (2.85%) Social Media
7 8 (2.53%) User Experience
8 7 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.90%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.90%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.58%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.58%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.58%) Wiki
11 3 (0.95%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.95%) EPoS
11 3 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.95%) FMCG
11 3 (0.95%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.39%) Linux
2 33 (10.44%) Windows
3 23 (7.28%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.16%) Android
4 10 (3.16%) Mac OS X
4 10 (3.16%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.22%) Unix
7 5 (1.58%) SUSE
7 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (10.76%) Project Management
5 31 (9.81%) Scrum
6 29 (9.18%) ITIL
7 25 (7.91%) Data Management
8 23 (7.28%) Analytics
8 23 (7.28%) Migration
9 22 (6.96%) CRM
9 22 (6.96%) DevOps
9 22 (6.96%) SDLC
10 19 (6.01%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (5.70%) Artificial Intelligence
12 17 (5.38%) ITSM
13 16 (5.06%) OO
13 16 (5.06%) OOP
14 15 (4.75%) Change Management
14 15 (4.75%) Risk Management
14 15 (4.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (21.84%) SQL
2 49 (15.51%) JavaScript
3 41 (12.97%) C#
4 26 (8.23%) PHP
5 21 (6.65%) TypeScript
6 20 (6.33%) T-SQL
7 17 (5.38%) C
8 14 (4.43%) C++
9 11 (3.48%) Java
9 11 (3.48%) Python
10 8 (2.53%) PHP 7
11 6 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.27%) Groovy
12 4 (1.27%) Java 8
13 3 (0.95%) VBA
14 2 (0.63%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.63%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.63%) Ruby
15 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (14.56%) Degree
2 13 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.80%) DBS Check
4 8 (2.53%) ACCA
4 8 (2.53%) CIMA
4 8 (2.53%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (2.22%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.90%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.95%) ISEB
9 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.63%) PMP
10 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.32%) MCAD
10 1 (0.32%) MCP
10 1 (0.32%) MCSD
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.06%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.48%) QA
3 5 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.58%) SLA
4 3 (0.95%) GxP
4 3 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) Basel III
5 1 (0.32%) CDISC
5 1 (0.32%) COREP
5 1 (0.32%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.32%) GDPR
5 1 (0.32%) GRC
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (6.01%) Docker
2 11 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.48%) vSphere
3 10 (3.16%) Firmware
4 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.16%) SCCM
2 8 (2.53%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.27%) Terraform
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.32%) QRadar
Vendors
1 62 (19.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.01%) SAP
3 16 (5.06%) VMware
4 14 (4.43%) Oracle
5 13 (4.11%) Google
6 12 (3.80%) Zend
7 10 (3.16%) Apple
8 6 (1.90%) HP
9 5 (1.58%) Ab Initio
9 5 (1.58%) arcserve
9 5 (1.58%) Citrix
9 5 (1.58%) Facebook
9 5 (1.58%) NEC
9 5 (1.58%) Northgate
10 4 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.27%) Sage
10 4 (1.27%) Twitter
11 3 (0.95%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.63%) IBM
12 2 (0.63%) SYSPRO