Period
to 25 July 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 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 18 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 468 362 867
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 9.90% 11.27% 11.71%
As % of the General category 16.65% 21.02% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 311 273 663
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £89,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +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 2,811 1,722 3,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 59.45% 53.63% 53.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,432 1,265 2,932
10th Percentile £26,525 £27,500 £25,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,428 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,412 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +5.55% +5.00%

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 July 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 July 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 +11 143 £55,000 +22.22% 32
Hertfordshire -8 126 £57,500 -4.17% 55
Essex +1 87 £57,500 +27.78% 16
Bedfordshire -1 69 £40,000 -21.57% 13
Norfolk +11 21 £45,000 - 9
East Anglia - 10 £65,000 -
Suffolk -7 9 £55,000 -42.11% 3
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 116 (24.79%) Social Skills
2 114 (24.36%) SQL
3 109 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
5 84 (17.95%) Microsoft
6 83 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
7 71 (15.17%) JavaScript
8 62 (13.25%) Project Management
9 61 (13.03%) Degree
10 60 (12.82%) Linux
11 57 (12.18%) Microsoft Excel
12 56 (11.97%) .NET
12 56 (11.97%) Fintech
13 55 (11.75%) SaaS
14 53 (11.32%) C#
15 51 (10.90%) Azure
16 47 (10.04%) AWS
16 47 (10.04%) Git (software)
16 47 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
17 45 (9.62%) Microsoft 365
18 43 (9.19%) Marketing
19 40 (8.55%) SQL Server
20 39 (8.33%) Migration
21 38 (8.12%) DevOps
22 37 (7.91%) Analytics
22 37 (7.91%) Management Information System
23 36 (7.69%) Power Platform
24 35 (7.48%) ITIL
24 35 (7.48%) Data Management
25 34 (7.26%) Microsoft Office

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 (3.63%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.14%) CMS
3 9 (1.92%) Apache
3 9 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.50%) SAS
6 6 (1.28%) IIS
7 4 (0.85%) nginx
8 2 (0.43%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.43%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.43%) Kentico
8 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 57 (12.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (4.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.64%) SPSS
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Smart View
6 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.92%) NetSuite
2 6 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.07%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.07%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.85%) HFM
5 3 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.43%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 55 (11.75%) SaaS
2 51 (10.90%) Azure
3 47 (10.04%) AWS
4 45 (9.62%) Microsoft 365
5 36 (7.69%) Power Platform
6 16 (3.42%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (2.35%) Azure Logic Apps
8 10 (2.14%) GCP
9 9 (1.92%) Google Analytics
10 7 (1.50%) Azure Event Grid
10 7 (1.50%) PaaS
11 5 (1.07%) Veeva
12 4 (0.85%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.85%) PowerApps
13 3 (0.64%) Azure Stack
13 3 (0.64%) Serverless
14 2 (0.43%) Google Sheets
15 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
15 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.56%) VPN
2 11 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.14%) DNS
3 10 (2.14%) Internet
4 5 (1.07%) HTTP
4 5 (1.07%) Skype
4 5 (1.07%) WAN
5 4 (0.85%) Firewall
6 3 (0.64%) Intranet
6 3 (0.64%) LAN
7 2 (0.43%) 5G
7 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.21%) BGP
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.21%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.21%) Network Security
8 1 (0.21%) OSPF
8 1 (0.21%) SD-WAN
8 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.56%) Power BI
3 24 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (4.06%) Tableau
5 18 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.99%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.56%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.14%) Data Mining
9 10 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.92%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.92%) Redis
11 8 (1.71%) MySQL
12 7 (1.50%) Big Data
12 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.64%) OLAP
14 3 (0.64%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 47 (10.04%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.05%) JIRA
3 16 (3.42%) Selenium
4 11 (2.35%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.50%) GCC
7 7 (1.50%) Subversion
8 6 (1.28%) Postman
9 4 (0.85%) Bundler
9 4 (0.85%) Katalon Studio
9 4 (0.85%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.85%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.85%) WATIR
9 4 (0.85%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.85%) Zephyr
10 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.64%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.21%) GitLab
11 1 (0.21%) TestNG
General
1 116 (24.79%) Social Skills
2 88 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (9.19%) Marketing
4 34 (7.26%) Manufacturing
5 33 (7.05%) Legal
6 31 (6.62%) Automotive
7 22 (4.70%) Electronics
7 22 (4.70%) Law
8 21 (4.49%) Presentation Skills
8 21 (4.49%) Telecoms
9 20 (4.27%) Retail
10 17 (3.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (3.21%) Games
11 15 (3.21%) Public Sector
12 11 (2.35%) Police
13 10 (2.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 10 (2.14%) Organisational Skills
14 7 (1.50%) Publishing
15 6 (1.28%) Banking
15 6 (1.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 94 (20.09%) Developer
2 90 (19.23%) Analyst
3 38 (8.12%) Architect
4 29 (6.20%) SQL Developer
5 28 (5.98%) Software Developer
6 25 (5.34%) Project Manager
7 24 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 23 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
9 20 (4.27%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 19 (4.06%) Financial Analyst
10 19 (4.06%) Lead Architect
10 19 (4.06%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 18 (3.85%) PHP Developer
12 17 (3.63%) Systems Analyst
13 16 (3.42%) Microsoft 365 Architect
13 16 (3.42%) Virtualisation Architect
14 15 (3.21%) Administrator
14 15 (3.21%) Senior Manager
14 15 (3.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (11.97%) .NET
2 33 (7.05%) React
3 30 (6.41%) AngularJS
4 29 (6.20%) Node.js
5 27 (5.77%) CSS
5 27 (5.77%) Vue.js
6 26 (5.56%) XML
7 18 (3.85%) HTML
7 18 (3.85%) Laravel
7 18 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
8 17 (3.63%) Web Services
9 16 (3.42%) .NET Core
9 16 (3.42%) JSON
10 13 (2.78%) REST
11 12 (2.56%) ASP.NET
12 11 (2.35%) RESTful
13 9 (1.92%) WPF
14 7 (1.50%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.50%) SOAP
15 5 (1.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.91%) Management Information System
2 26 (5.56%) Life Science
2 26 (5.56%) User Experience
3 18 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (2.35%) Biotechnology
5 9 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.71%) FMCG
6 8 (1.71%) Legacy Systems
6 8 (1.71%) Private Cloud
6 8 (1.71%) Spread Betting
7 7 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (1.50%) Social Media
8 6 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.28%) Renewable Energy
9 5 (1.07%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.07%) Wiki
10 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 60 (12.82%) Linux
2 34 (7.26%) Windows
3 19 (4.06%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.63%) Unix
5 8 (1.71%) CentOS
6 7 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.50%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (1.07%) Android
7 5 (1.07%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.85%) SUSE
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
3 62 (13.25%) Project Management
4 56 (11.97%) Fintech
5 47 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (8.33%) Migration
7 38 (8.12%) DevOps
8 37 (7.91%) Analytics
9 35 (7.48%) Data Management
9 35 (7.48%) ITIL
10 33 (7.05%) ERP
11 31 (6.62%) Scrum
12 30 (6.41%) CRM
12 30 (6.41%) Mentoring
13 29 (6.20%) SDLC
14 27 (5.77%) Disruptive Innovation
14 27 (5.77%) Process Improvement
15 25 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (5.13%) Validation
17 21 (4.49%) OO
Programming Languages
1 114 (24.36%) SQL
2 71 (15.17%) JavaScript
3 53 (11.32%) C#
4 29 (6.20%) Python
4 29 (6.20%) TypeScript
5 24 (5.13%) C
6 23 (4.91%) PHP
7 16 (3.42%) PHP 7
7 16 (3.42%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.56%) C++
9 10 (2.14%) Java
10 6 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.28%) PL/1
10 6 (1.28%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.85%) Groovy
11 4 (0.85%) Java 8
12 3 (0.64%) VBA
13 2 (0.43%) Ruby
13 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (13.03%) Degree
2 19 (4.06%) ACCA
3 18 (3.85%) CIMA
4 10 (2.14%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (1.50%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.07%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.85%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.64%) ISEB
9 3 (0.64%) PhD
9 3 (0.64%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.43%) CISA
10 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.43%) CISM
10 2 (0.43%) CISSP
10 2 (0.43%) CRISC
10 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.91%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.56%) QA
3 6 (1.28%) Good Clinical Practice
4 5 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.85%) GxP
6 3 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.43%) ITGC
7 2 (0.43%) SLA
8 1 (0.21%) Basel III
8 1 (0.21%) CDISC
8 1 (0.21%) COREP
8 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.21%) GRC
8 1 (0.21%) IFRS
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (5.34%) Docker
2 19 (4.06%) vSphere
3 15 (3.21%) Firmware
4 11 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.92%) Active Directory
6 8 (1.71%) NFS
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (3.21%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.35%) Terraform
3 9 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.71%) Ansible
4 8 (1.71%) HAProxy
4 8 (1.71%) Puppet
4 8 (1.71%) Salt
5 6 (1.28%) SCCM
6 2 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 84 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.26%) Oracle
3 33 (7.05%) SAP
4 23 (4.91%) VMware
5 22 (4.70%) Google
6 18 (3.85%) Zend
7 11 (2.35%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.71%) Sage
8 8 (1.71%) SolarWinds
9 7 (1.50%) Apple
9 7 (1.50%) Citrix
9 7 (1.50%) Facebook
10 6 (1.28%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.07%) HP
11 5 (1.07%) NEC
12 4 (0.85%) Ab Initio
12 4 (0.85%) arcserve
12 4 (0.85%) Cognos
12 4 (0.85%) Reuters