Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 186 725 1,153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 7.59% 11.80% 12.18%
As % of the General category 23.88% 33.20% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 151 517 918
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.50% +8.65%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,400 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £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 779 2,184 3,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.81% 35.55% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 513 1,414 2,282
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Essex -4 64 £46,500 +9.41% 23
Cambridgeshire -23 39 £53,750 +19.44% 19
Hertfordshire -19 38 £70,000 +27.27% 48
Bedfordshire -17 18 £26,500 -51.82% 2
Suffolk +15 16 £50,000 - 4
Norfolk +19 11 £40,000 -35.52% 2
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 41 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (21.51%) JavaScript
2 40 (21.51%) Microsoft
3 31 (16.67%) C#
4 30 (16.13%) ITIL
5 29 (15.59%) HTML
6 28 (15.05%) Azure
7 27 (14.52%) Windows
8 26 (13.98%) SQL
8 26 (13.98%) .NET
8 26 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (12.90%) PHP
10 23 (12.37%) Internet
10 23 (12.37%) Office 365
11 22 (11.83%) SaaS
11 22 (11.83%) SQL Server
11 22 (11.83%) CSS
11 22 (11.83%) Active Directory
12 20 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (10.75%) Change Management
12 20 (10.75%) Manufacturing
12 20 (10.75%) Web Development
13 19 (10.22%) SDLC
14 18 (9.68%) Scrum
14 18 (9.68%) Service Management
14 18 (9.68%) MS Exchange
15 17 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (9.14%) Degree
16 16 (8.60%) AngularJS
17 15 (8.06%) ITSM

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 18 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.23%) WordPress
3 5 (2.69%) Drupal
4 3 (1.61%) IIS
5 2 (1.08%) Confluence
6 1 (0.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.08%) Windchill
4 1 (0.54%) Figma
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.08%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.54%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.54%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.54%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.54%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.54%) Shopify
3 1 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.05%) Azure
2 23 (12.37%) Office 365
3 22 (11.83%) SaaS
4 12 (6.45%) Power Platform
5 10 (5.38%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (3.23%) AWS
7 4 (2.15%) Serverless
8 3 (1.61%) Azure Functions
8 3 (1.61%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.08%) Veeva
10 1 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.54%) G Suite
10 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.54%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.37%) Internet
2 12 (6.45%) Skype
3 8 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.15%) 802.11
4 4 (2.15%) Broadband
4 4 (2.15%) IPv4
4 4 (2.15%) IPv6
4 4 (2.15%) tcpdump
4 4 (2.15%) Wireless
4 4 (2.15%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.61%) Network Security
5 3 (1.61%) Software-Defined Radio
6 2 (1.08%) 5G
6 2 (1.08%) DNS
6 2 (1.08%) Firewall
6 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.54%) DWDM
7 1 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.91%) Power BI
3 10 (5.38%) MySQL
3 10 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.76%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.23%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.61%) Tableau
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.08%) QlikView
9 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.54%) GIS
10 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.30%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.76%) JIRA
3 6 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.08%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.54%) Balsamiq
6 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (10.75%) Manufacturing
2 14 (7.53%) Retail
3 13 (6.99%) Marketing
3 13 (6.99%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.76%) Public Sector
5 6 (3.23%) Electronics
6 5 (2.69%) Legal
7 4 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.61%) Advertising
9 2 (1.08%) Billing
9 2 (1.08%) Games
9 2 (1.08%) Local Government
10 1 (0.54%) Back Office
10 1 (0.54%) Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Front Office
10 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.54%) Law
10 1 (0.54%) Police
10 1 (0.54%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 59 (31.72%) Developer
2 29 (15.59%) Analyst
3 27 (14.52%) C# Developer
4 16 (8.60%) PHP Developer
5 15 (8.06%) C# Software Developer
5 15 (8.06%) Software Developer
6 14 (7.53%) .NET Developer
7 13 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (5.91%) Financial Analyst
8 11 (5.91%) Service Analyst
8 11 (5.91%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (4.84%) Consultant
9 9 (4.84%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (4.30%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.23%) Architect
11 6 (3.23%) IT Manager
11 6 (3.23%) IT Support
11 6 (3.23%) Support Engineer
12 5 (2.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.59%) HTML
2 26 (13.98%) .NET
3 22 (11.83%) CSS
4 16 (8.60%) AngularJS
5 15 (8.06%) Laravel
6 14 (7.53%) ASP.NET
6 14 (7.53%) Vue.js
7 9 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (4.84%) React
8 8 (4.30%) Node.js
9 7 (3.76%) XML
10 6 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (3.23%) WPF
11 4 (2.15%) 802.1X
11 4 (2.15%) HTML5
11 4 (2.15%) RESTful
11 4 (2.15%) Symfony
12 3 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (1.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.84%) User Experience
4 5 (2.69%) Blog
4 5 (2.69%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.69%) Social Media
5 4 (2.15%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.08%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.08%) VHDL
7 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.54%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.54%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.54%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.52%) Windows
2 15 (8.06%) Windows Server
3 13 (6.99%) Android
3 13 (6.99%) Windows 7
4 12 (6.45%) Mac OS X
4 12 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (5.91%) Linux
6 7 (3.76%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.13%) ITIL
3 26 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (10.75%) Change Management
4 20 (10.75%) Web Development
5 19 (10.22%) SDLC
6 18 (9.68%) Scrum
6 18 (9.68%) Service Management
7 15 (8.06%) ITSM
7 15 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (7.53%) Service Delivery
9 12 (6.45%) Data Management
9 12 (6.45%) ERP
9 12 (6.45%) MVC
9 12 (6.45%) Programme Management
9 12 (6.45%) Project Management
10 11 (5.91%) Configuration Management
10 11 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (5.91%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.51%) JavaScript
2 31 (16.67%) C#
3 26 (13.98%) SQL
4 24 (12.90%) PHP
5 9 (4.84%) C
5 9 (4.84%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.23%) Java
6 6 (3.23%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.15%) C++
7 4 (2.15%) Python
8 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.54%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (9.14%) Degree
2 11 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.84%) DBS Check
3 9 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) MBCS
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.54%) PMP
6 1 (0.54%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.91%) QA
1 11 (5.91%) SLA
2 4 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) CDISC
3 1 (0.54%) GDPR
3 1 (0.54%) IFRS
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (11.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.84%) Docker
3 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (6.99%) SCCM
2 5 (2.69%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.08%) Terraform
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.54%) QRadar
Vendors
1 40 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.45%) Apple
2 12 (6.45%) SAP
3 9 (4.84%) Oracle
4 5 (2.69%) Sophos
5 4 (2.15%) Zend
6 3 (1.61%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.61%) Twitter
6 3 (1.61%) VMware
7 2 (1.08%) Sage
8 1 (0.54%) BT
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco
8 1 (0.54%) Cognos
8 1 (0.54%) Facebook
8 1 (0.54%) IBM
8 1 (0.54%) Mitel
8 1 (0.54%) NEC
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.54%) Remedy