Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > East of England
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 14 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 301 844 1,749
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 10.67% 11.63% 14.95%
As % of the General category 33.71% 34.27% 39.51%
Number of salaries quoted 258 657 1,289
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.26% +3.64%

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 893 2,463 4,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.67% 33.94% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 611 1,748 3,097
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +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 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020. 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 0 117 £56,250 +18.42% 27
Essex -10 76 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Cambridgeshire -15 53 £50,000 -4.76% 27
Bedfordshire +13 37 £51,000 +13.33% 8
Suffolk +18 17 £95,000 +94.87% 1
Norfolk -9 1 £45,000 +4.05% 3
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 83 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (24.25%) SQL
3 70 (23.26%) Microsoft
4 67 (22.26%) .NET
5 64 (21.26%) Azure
6 59 (19.60%) SQL Server
7 58 (19.27%) C#
8 43 (14.29%) Oracle
9 33 (10.96%) JavaScript
9 33 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
10 31 (10.30%) Legal
10 31 (10.30%) Project Management
11 30 (9.97%) SAP
12 29 (9.63%) ITIL
12 29 (9.63%) HTML
12 29 (9.63%) Windows
12 29 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (8.97%) Self-Motivation
15 26 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (8.64%) Analytics
15 26 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (8.64%) AWS
16 25 (8.31%) ERP
16 25 (8.31%) Scrum
16 25 (8.31%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (8.31%) Docker
17 24 (7.97%) Linux
17 24 (7.97%) Web Development
18 23 (7.64%) Banking

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 16 (5.32%) Confluence
2 15 (4.98%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.66%) WordPress
6 4 (1.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.66%) IIS
7 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.00%) Adobe XD
5 3 (1.00%) InVision
5 3 (1.00%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.66%) InDesign
6 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.66%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 11 (3.65%) SAP CO
1 11 (3.65%) SAP FI
1 11 (3.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.99%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 8 (2.66%) NetSuite
4 7 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.33%) Exchequer
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.33%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 4 (1.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (1.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 4 (1.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 3 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 64 (21.26%) Azure
2 26 (8.64%) AWS
3 13 (4.32%) CloudBees
3 13 (4.32%) Office 365
3 13 (4.32%) OpenShift
4 10 (3.32%) SaaS
5 8 (2.66%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (2.66%) Power Platform
6 6 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (1.99%) Serverless
7 5 (1.66%) GCP
8 4 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.00%) GitHub
9 3 (1.00%) npm
10 2 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.33%) Akamai
11 1 (0.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.33%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.33%) FinancialForce
11 1 (0.33%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.98%) Firewall
2 14 (4.65%) Internet
3 11 (3.65%) WAN
4 8 (2.66%) DNS
4 8 (2.66%) Unified Communications
5 7 (2.33%) LAN
6 6 (1.99%) BGP
6 6 (1.99%) DHCP
6 6 (1.99%) OSPF
6 6 (1.99%) VPN
7 5 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.66%) HTTP
7 5 (1.66%) WLAN
8 4 (1.33%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (1.33%) H.323
8 4 (1.33%) MPLS
8 4 (1.33%) NGN
8 4 (1.33%) SSL
8 4 (1.33%) VLAN
8 4 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (19.60%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (4.32%) Oracle Database
5 13 (4.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.99%) Big Data
7 9 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.66%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (2.33%) Power BI
10 6 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.33%) MySQL
12 3 (1.00%) Data Lake
12 3 (1.00%) GIS
12 3 (1.00%) Panintelligence
Development Applications
1 22 (7.31%) JIRA
2 18 (5.98%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.32%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.99%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.99%) Jasmine
5 6 (1.99%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (1.66%) Selenium
6 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.33%) GitLab
7 4 (1.33%) PeopleTools
7 4 (1.33%) Postman
7 4 (1.33%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.00%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.00%) Balsamiq
8 3 (1.00%) CMake
8 3 (1.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.00%) GNU Toolchain
8 3 (1.00%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.33%) webpack
General
1 31 (10.30%) Legal
2 23 (7.64%) Banking
3 16 (5.32%) Marketing
4 14 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.99%) Advertising
6 11 (3.65%) Retail
7 10 (3.32%) Public Sector
8 8 (2.66%) Electronics
9 6 (1.99%) Billing
10 5 (1.66%) Local Government
11 4 (1.33%) Law
12 2 (0.66%) Back Office
12 2 (0.66%) Games
12 2 (0.66%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (20.93%) Developer
2 38 (12.62%) Analyst
3 35 (11.63%) Architect
4 32 (10.63%) .NET Developer
5 26 (8.64%) C# Developer
6 19 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (4.98%) Project Manager
7 15 (4.98%) SharePoint Developer
8 14 (4.65%) Consultant
8 14 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (3.99%) SQL Developer
10 10 (3.32%) Enterprise Architect
10 10 (3.32%) Junior
10 10 (3.32%) Lead Developer
10 10 (3.32%) Software Developer
11 9 (2.99%) Junior Developer
11 9 (2.99%) Network Engineer
11 9 (2.99%) SAP CO Consultant
11 9 (2.99%) Senior Developer
11 9 (2.99%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (22.26%) .NET
2 29 (9.63%) HTML
3 23 (7.64%) .NET Core
3 23 (7.64%) CSS
4 22 (7.31%) AngularJS
5 18 (5.98%) ASP.NET
6 14 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (4.32%) Web Services
8 11 (3.65%) REST
9 10 (3.32%) Node.js
9 10 (3.32%) RESTful
9 10 (3.32%) XML
10 9 (2.99%) Middleware
11 8 (2.66%) Angular 2
11 8 (2.66%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (2.33%) HTML5
12 7 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (1.99%) CSS3
13 6 (1.99%) React
13 6 (1.99%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.97%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.66%) User Experience
5 6 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.66%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.66%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.33%) FMCG
7 4 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.00%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.00%) Social Media
9 2 (0.66%) Blog
9 2 (0.66%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.66%) Media Streaming
9 2 (0.66%) Music Streaming
9 2 (0.66%) NHS
10 1 (0.33%) AS400
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.63%) Windows
2 24 (7.97%) Linux
3 4 (1.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.00%) Unix
4 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.33%) AIX
6 1 (0.33%) CentOS
6 1 (0.33%) Solaris
6 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (10.30%) Project Management
3 29 (9.63%) ITIL
3 29 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (8.64%) Analytics
4 26 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (8.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 25 (8.31%) ERP
5 25 (8.31%) Scrum
6 24 (7.97%) Web Development
7 21 (6.98%) DevOps
7 21 (6.98%) SDLC
8 20 (6.64%) Data Modelling
8 20 (6.64%) IT Strategy
9 18 (5.98%) ETL
10 17 (5.65%) Document Management
11 15 (4.98%) Test Automation
12 14 (4.65%) Data Architecture
12 14 (4.65%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.25%) SQL
2 58 (19.27%) C#
3 33 (10.96%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.31%) C++
5 18 (5.98%) Python
6 17 (5.65%) Java
6 17 (5.65%) TypeScript
7 14 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.65%) C
9 9 (2.99%) PHP
10 6 (1.99%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.99%) R
11 4 (1.33%) PeopleCode
11 4 (1.33%) SQR
11 4 (1.33%) VB
11 4 (1.33%) VBA
12 3 (1.00%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.00%) ES6
13 2 (0.66%) Delphi
14 1 (0.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 19 (6.31%) Degree
2 15 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (1.99%) CCNP
3 6 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.33%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.33%) CCIE
5 3 (1.00%) AAT
5 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.00%) MBCS
6 2 (0.66%) ISEB
6 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.33%) ACCA
7 1 (0.33%) CIMA
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.33%) MCSE
7 1 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.31%) SLA
2 12 (3.99%) QA
3 8 (2.66%) COBIT
4 6 (1.99%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.99%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.00%) PMO
6 2 (0.66%) IFRS
7 1 (0.33%) GDPR
7 1 (0.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 25 (8.31%) Docker
2 13 (4.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) XenApp
4 1 (0.33%) Firmware
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (4.32%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.00%) Puppet
3 3 (1.00%) SCCM
3 3 (1.00%) Terraform
4 1 (0.33%) Fluentd
4 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.33%) vRealize
4 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 43 (14.29%) Oracle
3 30 (9.97%) SAP
4 19 (6.31%) IBM
5 16 (5.32%) Cisco
6 8 (2.66%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.33%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.99%) Adobe
8 6 (1.99%) Citrix
8 6 (1.99%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.66%) Meraki
9 5 (1.66%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.33%) Polycom
10 4 (1.33%) Tableau
10 4 (1.33%) Verint
10 4 (1.33%) Zeacom
11 3 (1.00%) Capita
11 3 (1.00%) ESRI
11 3 (1.00%) Google
11 3 (1.00%) VMware