Period
to 21 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 22,987 28,679 35,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.11% 20.41% 21.77%
As % of the General category 49.90% 49.37% 49.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18,001 22,568 27,672
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 46,068 58,091 72,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.30% 41.35% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35,274 44,573 56,364
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in England

Finance
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Finance in England

Finance
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in England over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Finance in England

Finance
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
London 0 13,890 £70,000 +3.70% 1,857
South East +1 3,175 £55,000 - 556
North of England 0 2,494 £50,000 +5.26% 681
Midlands -3 1,333 £49,500 +4.21% 420
North West -2 1,287 £50,000 +5.26% 390
South West -2 1,268 £46,500 -2.11% 267
Yorkshire +3 1,053 £50,000 +5.26% 238
West Midlands -3 894 £49,750 +10.56% 254
East of England +4 732 £50,000 -9.09% 207
East Midlands +1 431 £47,500 -2.06% 166
North East +10 154 £39,000 -24.27% 55
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 7,678 (33.40%) Agile Software Development
2 4,734 (20.59%) SQL
3 3,910 (17.01%) Java
4 3,589 (15.61%) AWS
5 3,505 (15.25%) Microsoft
6 3,369 (14.66%) Banking
7 3,319 (14.44%) C#
8 3,282 (14.28%) Python
9 3,258 (14.17%) Azure
10 3,048 (13.26%) JavaScript
11 2,847 (12.39%) SQL Server
12 2,787 (12.12%) Degree
13 2,746 (11.95%) .NET
14 2,679 (11.65%) DevOps
15 2,440 (10.61%) Project Management
16 2,405 (10.46%) Problem-Solving
17 2,365 (10.29%) Windows
18 2,325 (10.11%) Software Engineering
19 2,321 (10.10%) Fintech
20 2,297 (9.99%) Scrum
21 2,109 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
22 2,064 (8.98%) Analytics
23 2,057 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
24 2,016 (8.77%) Linux
25 1,865 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
26 1,801 (7.83%) Web Services
27 1,797 (7.82%) AngularJS
28 1,779 (7.74%) Oracle
29 1,642 (7.14%) HTML
30 1,585 (6.90%) Microservices

Finance
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
1 475 (2.07%) Confluence
2 449 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 309 (1.34%) Apache Spark
4 257 (1.12%) IIS
5 241 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 232 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
7 228 (0.99%) CMS
8 200 (0.87%) Apache
9 195 (0.85%) SAS
10 133 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 112 (0.49%) Tomcat
12 89 (0.39%) Skype for Business
13 76 (0.33%) EPiServer
14 71 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
15 66 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 60 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
17 57 (0.25%) nginx
18 55 (0.24%) JBoss
19 48 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
20 45 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1,021 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 839 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 351 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 251 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 209 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 100 (0.44%) Sketch
7 70 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 65 (0.28%) InVision
9 52 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 45 (0.20%) Photoshop
11 43 (0.19%) Zeplin
12 38 (0.17%) Chatbot
13 34 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 28 (0.12%) SPSS
15 26 (0.11%) Adobe XD
16 20 (0.087%) Figma
17 14 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
17 14 (0.061%) Open Workbench
18 5 (0.022%) GNU Octave
18 5 (0.022%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 232 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 205 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 191 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 178 (0.77%) SAP FI
5 175 (0.76%) SAP CO
5 175 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
6 170 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
7 155 (0.67%) NetSuite
8 136 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
9 118 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
10 114 (0.50%) FINCAD Analytics
11 113 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
12 110 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
13 105 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
14 100 (0.44%) thinkFolio
15 80 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
16 74 (0.32%) Front Arena
17 73 (0.32%) Markit EDM
18 72 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
18 72 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3,589 (15.61%) AWS
2 3,258 (14.17%) Azure
3 977 (4.25%) Office 365
4 953 (4.15%) GCP
5 817 (3.55%) Power Platform
6 723 (3.15%) SaaS
7 455 (1.98%) Serverless
8 359 (1.56%) PaaS
9 356 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
10 285 (1.24%) IaaS
11 275 (1.20%) GitHub
12 243 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
13 240 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
14 239 (1.04%) Amazon S3
15 218 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
16 206 (0.90%) OpenShift
17 202 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
18 171 (0.74%) Amazon ECS
19 155 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
20 145 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 777 (3.38%) Firewall
2 492 (2.14%) DNS
3 413 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 395 (1.72%) WAN
5 338 (1.47%) LAN
6 331 (1.44%) Internet
7 326 (1.42%) DHCP
8 254 (1.10%) Network Security
9 199 (0.87%) VPN
10 179 (0.78%) SAN
11 148 (0.64%) Skype
12 147 (0.64%) BGP
13 144 (0.63%) Wireless
14 135 (0.59%) OSPF
15 129 (0.56%) HTTP
16 112 (0.49%) VLAN
17 109 (0.47%) VoIP
18 102 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
18 102 (0.44%) Intranet
18 102 (0.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,847 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 788 (3.43%) Power BI
3 774 (3.37%) Big Data
4 764 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 759 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 698 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 651 (2.83%) NoSQL
8 596 (2.59%) MySQL
9 593 (2.58%) Relational Database
10 569 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
11 465 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 402 (1.75%) MongoDB
13 309 (1.34%) Hadoop
14 255 (1.11%) Oracle Database
15 235 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 229 (1.00%) Redis
17 203 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
18 202 (0.88%) Amazon Athena
19 190 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
20 188 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1,229 (5.35%) Git (software)
2 1,053 (4.58%) JIRA
3 961 (4.18%) Jenkins
4 510 (2.22%) Selenium
5 376 (1.64%) Maven
6 330 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 308 (1.34%) Visual Studio
8 292 (1.27%) Cucumber
9 257 (1.12%) TeamCity
10 248 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
11 208 (0.90%) JUnit
12 182 (0.79%) Bitbucket
13 175 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
14 171 (0.74%) Artifactory
15 165 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 162 (0.70%) GitLab
17 154 (0.67%) SpecFlow
18 152 (0.66%) webpack
19 136 (0.59%) Jasmine
19 136 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 3,369 (14.66%) Banking
2 1,388 (6.04%) Front Office
3 1,304 (5.67%) Marketing
4 1,153 (5.02%) Retail
5 858 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 739 (3.21%) Financial Institution
7 712 (3.10%) Public Sector
8 702 (3.05%) Manufacturing
9 652 (2.84%) Legal
10 490 (2.13%) Investment Banking
11 426 (1.85%) Electronics
12 346 (1.51%) Law
13 319 (1.39%) Back Office
14 213 (0.93%) Advertising
15 193 (0.84%) Games
16 162 (0.70%) Billing
17 131 (0.57%) Automotive
18 129 (0.56%) General Ledger
19 121 (0.53%) Retail Banking
20 94 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5,686 (24.74%) Developer
2 3,448 (15.00%) Analyst
3 1,515 (6.59%) Architect
4 1,297 (5.64%) Java Developer
5 1,249 (5.43%) Project Manager
6 1,226 (5.33%) Consultant
7 1,144 (4.98%) Senior Developer
8 1,100 (4.79%) C# Developer
9 1,080 (4.70%) Business Analyst
10 929 (4.04%) .NET Developer
11 908 (3.95%) Software Engineer
12 581 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
13 544 (2.37%) C# .NET Developer
14 535 (2.33%) Junior
15 522 (2.27%) IT Manager
16 517 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
17 512 (2.23%) Financial Analyst
18 510 (2.22%) Support Analyst
19 486 (2.11%) Python Developer
20 481 (2.09%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,746 (11.95%) .NET
2 1,801 (7.83%) Web Services
3 1,797 (7.82%) AngularJS
4 1,642 (7.14%) HTML
5 1,456 (6.33%) CSS
6 1,400 (6.09%) React
7 1,062 (4.62%) ASP.NET
8 965 (4.20%) REST
9 957 (4.16%) Node.js
10 774 (3.37%) Spring
11 761 (3.31%) RESTful
12 707 (3.08%) .NET Core
13 628 (2.73%) XML
14 612 (2.66%) HTML5
15 609 (2.65%) J2EE
16 542 (2.36%) .NET Framework
17 498 (2.17%) Vue.js
18 488 (2.12%) Kafka
19 476 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
20 460 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2,109 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 983 (4.28%) Fixed Income
3 956 (4.16%) User Experience
4 952 (4.14%) Hedge funds
5 938 (4.08%) Derivative
6 895 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
7 806 (3.51%) Management Information System
8 770 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 732 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
10 719 (3.13%) Equities
11 623 (2.71%) Data Centre
12 378 (1.64%) Mobile App
13 370 (1.61%) Algorithms
14 369 (1.61%) Public Cloud
15 347 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
16 328 (1.43%) Data Structures
17 230 (1.00%) Virtual Team
18 207 (0.90%) Blog
19 202 (0.88%) Cloud Native
20 192 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2,365 (10.29%) Windows
2 2,016 (8.77%) Linux
3 920 (4.00%) Unix
4 731 (3.18%) Windows Server
5 474 (2.06%) Windows 10
6 328 (1.43%) Android
7 286 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 252 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 242 (1.05%) Windows 7
10 174 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 145 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 120 (0.52%) Solaris
13 110 (0.48%) CentOS
14 109 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 50 (0.22%) Ubuntu
16 44 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 39 (0.17%) Debian
18 33 (0.14%) Mac OS
19 25 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
20 21 (0.091%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,678 (33.40%) Agile Software Development
2 2,679 (11.65%) DevOps
3 2,440 (10.61%) Project Management
4 2,405 (10.46%) Problem-Solving
5 2,325 (10.11%) Software Engineering
6 2,321 (10.10%) Fintech
7 2,297 (9.99%) Scrum
8 2,064 (8.98%) Analytics
9 2,057 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 1,865 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
11 1,585 (6.90%) Microservices
12 1,540 (6.70%) Asset Management
13 1,539 (6.70%) Computer Science
14 1,524 (6.63%) ITIL
15 1,384 (6.02%) TDD
16 1,378 (5.99%) Mentoring
17 1,356 (5.90%) Project Delivery
18 1,313 (5.71%) Test Automation
19 1,142 (4.97%) SDLC
20 1,091 (4.75%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4,734 (20.59%) SQL
2 3,910 (17.01%) Java
3 3,319 (14.44%) C#
4 3,282 (14.28%) Python
5 3,048 (13.26%) JavaScript
6 1,056 (4.59%) C++
7 827 (3.60%) PowerShell
8 667 (2.90%) R
9 636 (2.77%) T-SQL
10 595 (2.59%) C
11 556 (2.42%) TypeScript
12 444 (1.93%) Bash Shell
13 407 (1.77%) Ruby
14 384 (1.67%) Java 8
15 367 (1.60%) PHP
16 363 (1.58%) PL/SQL
17 335 (1.46%) Scala
18 333 (1.45%) Kotlin
19 327 (1.42%) VBA
20 258 (1.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 2,787 (12.12%) Degree
2 803 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 432 (1.88%) CISSP
4 429 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
5 398 (1.73%) Security Cleared
6 289 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 277 (1.21%) CISM
8 260 (1.13%) SC Cleared
9 210 (0.91%) CCNP
10 205 (0.89%) PMI Certification
11 196 (0.85%) CISA
12 190 (0.83%) ISEB
13 185 (0.80%) ISTQB
14 184 (0.80%) CCNA
15 171 (0.74%) PMP
16 147 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
17 143 (0.62%) PhD
18 129 (0.56%) Master's Degree
19 127 (0.55%) CIMA
20 126 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 968 (4.21%) QA
2 457 (1.99%) SLA
3 362 (1.57%) PMO
4 356 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 334 (1.45%) GDPR
6 277 (1.21%) Data Quality
7 259 (1.13%) PCI DSS
8 182 (0.79%) NIST
9 127 (0.55%) COBIT
10 98 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 68 (0.30%) MiFID
12 66 (0.29%) Solvency II
13 65 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
14 58 (0.25%) EMIR
14 58 (0.25%) IFRS
15 46 (0.20%) PSD2
16 34 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 26 (0.11%) ISO 20022
18 23 (0.10%) GAAP
18 23 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,543 (6.71%) Docker
2 1,197 (5.21%) Active Directory
3 459 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 203 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 160 (0.70%) XenApp
6 133 (0.58%) vSphere
7 130 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 104 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 80 (0.35%) Firmware
10 71 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
11 38 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
12 29 (0.13%) NFS
13 27 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
14 24 (0.10%) HDFS
15 17 (0.074%) Terminal Server
16 15 (0.065%) Virtual Servers
17 14 (0.061%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 14 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
18 11 (0.048%) VMware NSX
19 9 (0.039%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 1,101 (4.79%) Kubernetes
2 705 (3.07%) Ansible
3 665 (2.89%) Terraform
4 436 (1.90%) Puppet
5 411 (1.79%) SCCM
6 316 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 126 (0.55%) SCOM
8 89 (0.39%) Mesos
9 83 (0.36%) Nagios
10 80 (0.35%) Packer
11 73 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
12 67 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
13 66 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
14 61 (0.27%) Nessus
15 49 (0.21%) Grafana
15 49 (0.21%) Salt
16 46 (0.20%) Istio
17 45 (0.20%) vRealize
18 44 (0.19%) Marathon
18 44 (0.19%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3,505 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 1,779 (7.74%) Oracle
3 1,401 (6.09%) SAP
4 763 (3.32%) VMware
5 685 (2.98%) Google
6 626 (2.72%) Cisco
7 562 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 508 (2.21%) Tableau
9 460 (2.00%) Citrix
10 351 (1.53%) IBM
11 317 (1.38%) Bloomberg
12 271 (1.18%) ServiceNow
13 240 (1.04%) Red Hat
14 220 (0.96%) Informatica
15 206 (0.90%) Palo Alto
16 198 (0.86%) Adobe
17 176 (0.77%) HP
18 170 (0.74%) Splunk
19 160 (0.70%) Apple
20 150 (0.65%) Atlassian