Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Finance Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Finance Manager
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 886 863 958
Rank change year-on-year -23 +95 -84
Permanent jobs requiring a Finance Manager 269 302 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 242 256 242
England median annual salary £65,000 £73,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.26% +12.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £43,775 £45,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £96,250 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £73,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.26% +12.69% -3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 157,042 160,767 185,048
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.22% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 128,008 132,246 157,116
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Finance Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Finance Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Finance Manager in England

Finance Manager
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance Manager in England.

Salary trend for Finance Manager in England

Finance Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance Manager in England over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance Manager in England

Finance Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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
London -42 164 £77,500 -6.06% 12
North of England +22 29 £50,000 -16.67% 3
South East 0 28 £67,500 -12.90% 6
East of England +12 17 £65,000 +20.93% 1
South West 0 17 £29,000 -44.76%
Yorkshire +24 15 £48,000 -20.00% 1
North West +17 14 £70,000 +21.74% 2
Midlands +7 10 £56,250 +12.50%
West Midlands +24 7 £60,000 +20.00%
East Midlands +2 3 £52,500 -
Finance Manager
UK

Finance Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Finance Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Finance Manager in the job title.

1 269 (100.00%) Finance
2 82 (30.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (26.39%) Banking
4 61 (22.68%) Asset Management
5 59 (21.93%) Front Office
6 49 (18.22%) Hedge funds
7 48 (17.84%) ACCA
7 48 (17.84%) Project Management
8 46 (17.10%) SQL
9 45 (16.73%) CIMA
10 43 (15.99%) Derivative
11 42 (15.61%) Fixed Income
11 42 (15.61%) SAP
12 40 (14.87%) ERP
12 40 (14.87%) Line Management
13 39 (14.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 37 (13.75%) Equities
15 36 (13.38%) Investment Management
16 35 (13.01%) Charles River
16 35 (13.01%) Microsoft Excel
16 35 (13.01%) Business Analysis
17 34 (12.64%) SimCorp
17 34 (12.64%) Front Arena
17 34 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (12.64%) thinkFolio
17 34 (12.64%) Calypso
17 34 (12.64%) Performance Management
18 30 (11.15%) DevOps
18 30 (11.15%) Software Engineering
19 28 (10.41%) PRINCE2

Finance Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (5.20%) Apache
2 8 (2.97%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.60%) Confluence
3 7 (2.60%) IIS
4 6 (2.23%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.12%) SAS
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (13.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.46%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (2.97%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (12.64%) Front Arena
1 34 (12.64%) thinkFolio
2 26 (9.67%) NetSuite
3 18 (6.69%) Markit EDM
4 16 (5.95%) Eagle PACE
5 14 (5.20%) SAP BPC
5 14 (5.20%) SAP Business One
6 12 (4.46%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (3.72%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (3.35%) Oracle AGIS
8 9 (3.35%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (3.35%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (3.35%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (3.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 9 (3.35%) Oracle iProcurement
8 9 (3.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 9 (3.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 8 (2.97%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (1.86%) Bloomberg AIM
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.35%) SaaS
3 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.49%) Office 365
5 3 (1.12%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.74%) Firewall
1 2 (0.74%) FTP
1 2 (0.74%) HTTP
1 2 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) Intranet
2 1 (0.37%) LAN
2 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.20%) SAP BW
2 11 (4.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.86%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.12%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.12%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.12%) MySQL
6 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.74%) Big Data
8 1 (0.37%) OLAP
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (7.06%) JIRA
2 9 (3.35%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.60%) Vagrant
4 6 (2.23%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.23%) MSBuild
4 6 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (2.23%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 269 (100.00%) Finance
2 71 (26.39%) Banking
3 59 (21.93%) Front Office
4 26 (9.67%) Marketing
5 20 (7.43%) Advertising
6 18 (6.69%) Retail
7 15 (5.58%) General Ledger
8 13 (4.83%) Back Office
8 13 (4.83%) Financial Institution
8 13 (4.83%) Legal
9 12 (4.46%) Corporate Banking
10 8 (2.97%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.86%) Private Banking
12 4 (1.49%) Billing
12 4 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (1.12%) Law
13 3 (1.12%) Local Government
13 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.74%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.74%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.69%) Web Services
2 8 (2.97%) J2EE
3 5 (1.86%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.86%) J2SE
3 5 (1.86%) React
4 3 (1.12%) LAMP
5 2 (0.74%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (0.74%) WPF
6 1 (0.37%) .NET
6 1 (0.37%) Guice
6 1 (0.37%) jQuery
6 1 (0.37%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.37%) RESTful
6 1 (0.37%) Spring
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.22%) Hedge funds
2 43 (15.99%) Derivative
3 42 (15.61%) Fixed Income
4 39 (14.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 37 (13.75%) Equities
6 22 (8.18%) Exotic Derivative
7 16 (5.95%) Management Information System
8 11 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.97%) CMDB
9 8 (2.97%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.86%) Fintech
11 4 (1.49%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.12%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 3 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.12%) User Experience
13 2 (0.74%) iPhone
13 2 (0.74%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.35%) Linux
1 9 (3.35%) Windows
2 6 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.12%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (30.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 61 (22.68%) Asset Management
3 48 (17.84%) Project Management
4 40 (14.87%) ERP
4 40 (14.87%) Line Management
5 36 (13.38%) Investment Management
6 35 (13.01%) Business Analysis
7 34 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (12.64%) Performance Management
8 30 (11.15%) DevOps
8 30 (11.15%) Software Engineering
9 28 (10.41%) PRINCE2
10 27 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (8.92%) Change Management
12 23 (8.55%) Mentoring
13 22 (8.18%) CRM
14 19 (7.06%) Continuous Deployment
15 17 (6.32%) Budgeting and Forecasting
16 15 (5.58%) E-Commerce
16 15 (5.58%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.10%) SQL
2 20 (7.43%) C#
3 19 (7.06%) Python
4 9 (3.35%) C
5 8 (2.97%) Java
5 8 (2.97%) Ruby
6 6 (2.23%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.23%) Perl
6 6 (2.23%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.23%) VBA
7 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.74%) C++
8 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (17.84%) ACCA
2 45 (16.73%) CIMA
3 13 (4.83%) Degree
4 10 (3.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.49%) PMP
6 3 (1.12%) CFA
6 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.74%) AAT
7 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.37%) CISM
8 1 (0.37%) CISSP
8 1 (0.37%) CRISC
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.35%) QA
2 8 (2.97%) PMO
3 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.74%) IFRS
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) SEPA
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.60%) Docker
2 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.60%) Terraform
2 6 (2.23%) Icinga
2 6 (2.23%) Nagios
2 6 (2.23%) Puppet
3 3 (1.12%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (15.61%) SAP
2 35 (13.01%) Charles River
3 34 (12.64%) Calypso
3 34 (12.64%) SimCorp
4 27 (10.04%) Oracle
5 21 (7.81%) Infor
6 19 (7.06%) Epicor
7 17 (6.32%) Sage
8 16 (5.95%) Microsoft
9 11 (4.09%) ServiceNow
10 10 (3.72%) FXall
10 10 (3.72%) Xero
11 9 (3.35%) Hyperion
12 7 (2.60%) JD Edwards
12 7 (2.60%) Tableau
13 6 (2.23%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.86%) Bloomberg
15 4 (1.49%) Anaplan
15 4 (1.49%) Cognos
15 4 (1.49%) Tagetik