Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 742 1,507 1,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.75% 14.21% 15.53%
As % of the General category 33.08% 38.63% 41.84%
Number of salaries quoted 474 1,039 1,403
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +11.70% -6.00%
10th Percentile £27,325 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 2,243 3,901 4,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.49% 36.77% 37.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,478 2,753 3,373
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,434 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.04% +3.68% +5.00%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +5 310 £52,500 -4.55% 69
Cambridgeshire -22 159 £47,500 -5.00% 60
Essex -1 144 £42,500 -10.53% 35
Bedfordshire -7 94 £55,000 - 15
Suffolk -20 22 £52,500 - 12
Norfolk -10 13 £32,500 -27.78% 10
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 216 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (25.88%) Microsoft
3 154 (20.75%) Project Management
4 152 (20.49%) SQL
5 146 (19.68%) Degree
6 114 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
7 111 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
8 105 (14.15%) Azure
9 98 (13.21%) SQL Server
10 83 (11.19%) Windows
11 77 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
12 76 (10.24%) ITIL
13 75 (10.11%) .NET
14 74 (9.97%) JavaScript
15 72 (9.70%) SAP
16 71 (9.57%) C#
17 67 (9.03%) Scrum
18 66 (8.89%) Management Information System
19 62 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
20 61 (8.22%) Active Directory
21 60 (8.09%) Java
21 60 (8.09%) Oracle
21 60 (8.09%) Marketing
22 59 (7.95%) Microsoft Excel
23 58 (7.82%) IT Strategy
24 57 (7.68%) Python
24 57 (7.68%) CRM
25 55 (7.41%) HTML
26 54 (7.28%) CSS
26 54 (7.28%) Continuous Improvement

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 35 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.48%) Confluence
5 9 (1.21%) IIS
6 7 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.67%) Apache
7 5 (0.67%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.54%) nginx
9 3 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.13%) CMS
11 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (7.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (5.53%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.81%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.27%) InDesign
8 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.13%) Flinto
9 1 (0.13%) InVision
9 1 (0.13%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 27 (3.64%) SAP CO
1 27 (3.64%) SAP FI
1 27 (3.64%) SAP FI/CO
2 17 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.21%) SAP MM
3 9 (1.21%) SAP SD
4 7 (0.94%) Sage X3
4 7 (0.94%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.67%) Maximo
5 5 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.67%) SAP WM
6 4 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.54%) Postilion
7 3 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.40%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 105 (14.15%) Azure
2 52 (7.01%) AWS
3 46 (6.20%) Power Platform
4 41 (5.53%) Office 365
5 20 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (2.02%) SaaS
7 9 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.08%) FinancialForce
8 8 (1.08%) Mimecast
8 8 (1.08%) OneDrive
8 8 (1.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 6 (0.81%) Boomi
9 6 (0.81%) IaaS
9 6 (0.81%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.27%) Apigee
10 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.27%) GCP
10 2 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.37%) DNS
2 24 (3.23%) Internet
3 22 (2.96%) Firewall
4 14 (1.89%) BIG-IP
4 14 (1.89%) HTTP
5 13 (1.75%) VPN
6 12 (1.62%) Skype
6 12 (1.62%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.48%) BGP
7 11 (1.48%) OSPF
8 10 (1.35%) DHCP
8 10 (1.35%) EIGRP
8 10 (1.35%) Wireless
9 9 (1.21%) GLBP
9 9 (1.21%) IPsec
9 9 (1.21%) SSL
10 8 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (1.08%) HSRP
10 8 (1.08%) WAN
11 7 (0.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.06%) Power BI
3 42 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
6 22 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.83%) Big Data
7 21 (2.83%) MySQL
8 20 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (2.56%) QlikView
10 17 (2.29%) RDBMS
11 16 (2.16%) SSDT
12 12 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.48%) NoSQL
14 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (0.81%) GIS
15 6 (0.81%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.67%) MS Access
16 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 27 (3.64%) JIRA
3 25 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 16 (2.16%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (1.21%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.08%) Maven
8 6 (0.81%) Gradle
8 6 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.67%) Jasmine
9 5 (0.67%) Selenium
10 4 (0.54%) Grunt
10 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.54%) webpack
11 3 (0.40%) Android Studio
11 3 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.27%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.27%) NUnit
General
1 60 (8.09%) Marketing
2 50 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 42 (5.66%) Retail
4 38 (5.12%) Public Sector
5 36 (4.85%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.50%) Banking
7 24 (3.23%) Electronics
8 19 (2.56%) Legal
9 14 (1.89%) Billing
10 12 (1.62%) General Ledger
11 11 (1.48%) Automotive
11 11 (1.48%) Local Government
12 10 (1.35%) Advertising
13 8 (1.08%) Military
14 6 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.81%) Games
14 6 (0.81%) Publishing
15 4 (0.54%) Back Office
15 4 (0.54%) French Language
15 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 154 (20.75%) Analyst
2 129 (17.39%) Developer
3 52 (7.01%) Business Analyst
4 45 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 42 (5.66%) Architect
5 42 (5.66%) Consultant
6 32 (4.31%) Support Analyst
7 28 (3.77%) IT Manager
7 28 (3.77%) Junior
8 25 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (2.96%) Applications Support
9 22 (2.96%) C# Developer
10 21 (2.83%) Software Engineer
10 21 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (2.70%) .NET Developer
11 20 (2.70%) Junior Developer
11 20 (2.70%) PHP Developer
12 19 (2.56%) Administrator
12 19 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
12 19 (2.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (10.11%) .NET
2 55 (7.41%) HTML
3 54 (7.28%) CSS
4 39 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 35 (4.72%) ASP.NET
6 32 (4.31%) Web Services
7 17 (2.29%) RESTful
8 16 (2.16%) .NET Framework
8 16 (2.16%) jQuery
9 15 (2.02%) Node.js
9 15 (2.02%) React
10 13 (1.75%) Sass
11 12 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (1.35%) .NET Core
13 9 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (1.21%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (1.21%) REST
14 8 (1.08%) D3.js
14 8 (1.08%) Middleware
15 7 (0.94%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 111 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.10%) User Experience
4 20 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (2.29%) Life Science
6 15 (2.02%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.48%) Fibre Optics
7 11 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.35%) Clustering
8 10 (1.35%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.21%) Internet of Things
10 8 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.94%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.94%) EMC VNX
11 7 (0.94%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.81%) Social Media
13 5 (0.67%) EPoS
13 5 (0.67%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 83 (11.19%) Windows
2 42 (5.66%) Linux
3 31 (4.18%) Windows Server
4 22 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.62%) Android
8 11 (1.48%) Unix
9 10 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.21%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.81%) CentOS
11 6 (0.81%) SUSE
11 6 (0.81%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.67%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.13%) MVS
14 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (20.75%) Project Management
3 114 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
4 77 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
5 76 (10.24%) ITIL
6 67 (9.03%) Scrum
7 62 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (7.82%) IT Strategy
9 57 (7.68%) CRM
10 54 (7.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 53 (7.14%) Service Management
12 52 (7.01%) PRINCE2
12 52 (7.01%) Project Delivery
13 51 (6.87%) ERP
14 49 (6.60%) Coaching
15 46 (6.20%) Computer Science
16 44 (5.93%) ETL
17 40 (5.39%) Change Management
17 40 (5.39%) Service Delivery
18 38 (5.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 152 (20.49%) SQL
2 74 (9.97%) JavaScript
3 71 (9.57%) C#
4 60 (8.09%) Java
5 57 (7.68%) Python
6 43 (5.80%) PHP
7 39 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 29 (3.91%) C++
9 28 (3.77%) TypeScript
10 26 (3.50%) C
11 16 (2.16%) T-SQL
12 15 (2.02%) R
13 11 (1.48%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.21%) Ruby
15 8 (1.08%) VBA
16 6 (0.81%) ABAP
16 6 (0.81%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.81%) Kotlin
16 6 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 146 (19.68%) Degree
2 28 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.02%) Postgraduate
4 13 (1.75%) ACCA
4 13 (1.75%) CIMA
4 13 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.62%) CCNA
5 12 (1.62%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.48%) PMP
7 10 (1.35%) MCSE
7 10 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (1.21%) AWS Certification
8 9 (1.21%) DBS Check
8 9 (1.21%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.94%) ISEB
9 7 (0.94%) MCSA
10 6 (0.81%) APMP
11 5 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.45%) PCI DSS
2 22 (2.96%) QA
3 19 (2.56%) PMO
4 14 (1.89%) SLA
5 12 (1.62%) COBIT
5 12 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (1.48%) GDPR
7 9 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.94%) ISO 20022
9 6 (0.81%) SEPA
10 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.54%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.54%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.54%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.54%) ITGC
10 4 (0.54%) NIST
10 4 (0.54%) PSD2
10 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.40%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 61 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.83%) Docker
2 21 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 14 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.08%) vSphere
5 7 (0.94%) VMware NSX
6 6 (0.81%) KVM
7 5 (0.67%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.40%) XenApp
9 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.13%) iptables
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) Postfix
9 1 (0.13%) Samba
9 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (4.18%) SCCM
2 18 (2.43%) SCOrch
3 14 (1.89%) Ansible
3 14 (1.89%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.89%) Puppet
4 13 (1.75%) Nessus
5 10 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.21%) Terraform
7 8 (1.08%) SCOM
8 7 (0.94%) vRealize
9 6 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.54%) WSUS
11 3 (0.40%) Grafana
11 3 (0.40%) Graphite
12 2 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (0.13%) Mesos
13 1 (0.13%) MIIS
13 1 (0.13%) Munin
13 1 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 192 (25.88%) Microsoft
2 72 (9.70%) SAP
3 60 (8.09%) Oracle
4 41 (5.53%) VMware
5 25 (3.37%) Tableau
6 23 (3.10%) Cisco
6 23 (3.10%) F5
6 23 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (2.56%) Citrix
8 15 (2.02%) Palo Alto
9 14 (1.89%) Google
10 12 (1.62%) Qualys
11 11 (1.48%) Sage
12 10 (1.35%) IBM
12 10 (1.35%) Meraki
13 9 (1.21%) Apple
14 8 (1.08%) 3PAR
14 8 (1.08%) ServiceNow
14 8 (1.08%) Telstra
14 8 (1.08%) WorldPay