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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 19675 20098 24067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.40% 22.05% 23.15%
As % of the General category 55.04% 51.41% 52.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14537 16634 20127
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% -  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 35746 39093 46249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.51% 42.88% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 27464 32537 37124
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 11566 £65,000 +8.33% 1549
South East 0 2373 £47,500 - 359
North West -1 1382 £46,000 +2.22% 192
South West +1 1025 £42,500 -5.55% 177
East of England -5 952 £45,000 -10.00% 136
Yorkshire -4 925 £45,000 +12.50% 142
West Midlands -7 839 £45,000 +5.88% 113
East Midlands +2 409 £45,000 -5.26% 62
North East 0 81 £39,000 +9.85% 37
Midlands -5 7 £53,750 -2.27% 176
South Coast -2 2 - -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 10773 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8573 (23.53%) SQL
3 8193 (22.48%) Banking
4 6109 (16.77%) Java
5 5615 (15.41%) SQL Server
6 5570 (15.29%) C#
7 5482 (15.04%) Microsoft
8 5164 (14.17%) .NET
9 4976 (13.66%) Degree
10 4480 (12.29%) JavaScript
11 4063 (11.15%) Windows
12 4025 (11.05%) Project Management
13 4003 (10.99%) Retail
14 3987 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
15 3822 (10.49%) Scrum
16 3758 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
17 3651 (10.02%) Oracle
18 3495 (9.59%) HTML
19 3481 (9.55%) Linux
20 3398 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
21 3036 (8.33%) Investment Banking
22 2891 (7.93%) CSS
23 2871 (7.88%) Marketing
24 2743 (7.53%) TDD
25 2675 (7.34%) Analytics
26 2670 (7.33%) Asset Management
27 2662 (7.31%) SAP
28 2616 (7.18%) Python
29 2536 (6.96%) Telecoms
30 2498 (6.86%) SDLC

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
1 925 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 656 (1.80%) MS Exchange
3 540 (1.48%) Tomcat
4 533 (1.46%) SAS
5 512 (1.41%) Apache
6 480 (1.32%) IIS
7 449 (1.23%) CMS
8 436 (1.20%) Confluence
9 416 (1.14%) WebSphere
10 405 (1.11%) Apache Spark
11 365 (1.00%) JBoss
12 293 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
13 272 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
14 247 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
15 218 (0.60%) WebLogic
16 199 (0.55%) Skype for Business
17 184 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
17 184 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 165 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
19 121 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1918 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1474 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
3 692 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 489 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
5 397 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 153 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 117 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 116 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 86 (0.24%) SPSS
10 62 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 42 (0.12%) InVision
12 28 (0.077%) Stata
13 24 (0.066%) FileZilla
14 14 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
15 13 (0.036%) EViews
16 12 (0.033%) Chatbot
17 10 (0.027%) HipChat
17 10 (0.027%) RoboHelp
18 9 (0.025%) FrameMaker
18 9 (0.025%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1200 (3.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 513 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 386 (1.06%) SAP FI
4 360 (0.99%) SAP CO
4 360 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
5 338 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
6 312 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
7 224 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
8 202 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
9 177 (0.49%) SAP BPC
10 167 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
11 151 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
12 150 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
13 141 (0.39%) NetSuite
14 139 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
15 125 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
16 118 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
17 112 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
18 111 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
19 97 (0.27%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 1638 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1538 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 846 (2.32%) SaaS
4 542 (1.49%) Office 365
5 303 (0.83%) GitHub
6 264 (0.72%) IaaS
7 245 (0.67%) PaaS
8 182 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 165 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 149 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
11 80 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
11 80 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 65 (0.18%) Force.com
13 53 (0.15%) FinancialForce.com
14 51 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
15 49 (0.13%) G Suite
16 46 (0.13%) Amazon S3
17 41 (0.11%) Slack
18 40 (0.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
19 38 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1096 (3.01%) Firewall
2 655 (1.80%) WAN
3 631 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 602 (1.65%) LAN
5 542 (1.49%) Internet
6 536 (1.47%) VPN
7 505 (1.39%) DNS
8 430 (1.18%) SAN
9 362 (0.99%) Network Security
10 339 (0.93%) VoIP
11 323 (0.89%) DHCP
12 283 (0.78%) HTTP
13 270 (0.74%) Wireless
14 229 (0.63%) MPLS
15 227 (0.62%) BGP
16 213 (0.58%) Intranet
17 207 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
18 196 (0.54%) Skype
19 182 (0.50%) OSPF
20 166 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5615 (15.41%) SQL Server
2 1487 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1446 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1387 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1200 (3.29%) Big Data
6 1020 (2.80%) Relational Database
7 974 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 894 (2.45%) MySQL
9 783 (2.15%) MongoDB
10 728 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 633 (1.74%) Hadoop
12 593 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 567 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
14 531 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
15 505 (1.39%) Oracle Database
16 427 (1.17%) Power BI
17 392 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
18 389 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
19 343 (0.94%) RDBMS
20 298 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1411 (3.87%) JIRA
2 1249 (3.43%) Git (software)
3 1065 (2.92%) Jenkins
4 1036 (2.84%) Selenium
5 911 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 677 (1.86%) Maven
7 637 (1.75%) Visual Studio
8 635 (1.74%) Subversion
9 583 (1.60%) JUnit
10 579 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 452 (1.24%) NUnit
12 422 (1.16%) Cucumber
13 306 (0.84%) WebDriver
14 259 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 224 (0.61%) MSTest
16 208 (0.57%) SoapUI
17 207 (0.57%) Eclipse
17 207 (0.57%) SpecFlow
18 204 (0.56%) Gradle
19 202 (0.55%) Ant
General
1 8193 (22.48%) Banking
2 4003 (10.99%) Retail
3 3036 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 2871 (7.88%) Marketing
5 2536 (6.96%) Telecoms
6 1843 (5.06%) Manufacturing
7 1685 (4.62%) Retail Banking
8 1431 (3.93%) Legal
9 1402 (3.85%) Front Office
10 1321 (3.63%) Financial Institution
11 1273 (3.49%) Electronics
12 770 (2.11%) Back Office
13 552 (1.51%) Advertising
14 539 (1.48%) Law
15 374 (1.03%) Games
16 309 (0.85%) Billing
17 263 (0.72%) Publishing
18 199 (0.55%) General Ledger
19 197 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
20 191 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9932 (27.26%) Developer
2 7015 (19.25%) Analyst
3 2500 (6.86%) Business Analyst
4 2473 (6.79%) Java Developer
5 2394 (6.57%) Consultant
6 2346 (6.44%) C# Developer
7 2082 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 2014 (5.53%) Project Manager
9 1904 (5.23%) Architect
10 1817 (4.99%) Senior Developer
11 1279 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
12 1094 (3.00%) Financial Analyst
13 1068 (2.93%) SQL Developer
14 1039 (2.85%) Support Analyst
15 968 (2.66%) IT Manager
16 785 (2.15%) Senior Analyst
17 783 (2.15%) Applications Support
18 772 (2.12%) Junior
19 755 (2.07%) Software Developer
20 740 (2.03%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5164 (14.17%) .NET
2 3495 (9.59%) HTML
3 2891 (7.93%) CSS
4 2316 (6.36%) AngularJS
5 2218 (6.09%) ASP.NET
6 1892 (5.19%) XML
7 1806 (4.96%) Web Services
8 1396 (3.83%) HTML5
9 1320 (3.62%) jQuery
10 1242 (3.41%) Spring
11 1224 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1134 (3.11%) REST
13 1109 (3.04%) .NET Framework
14 978 (2.68%) SOAP
15 958 (2.63%) WCF
16 892 (2.45%) WPF
17 843 (2.31%) React
18 815 (2.24%) CSS3
19 773 (2.12%) RESTful
20 753 (2.07%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3987 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2339 (6.42%) Fintech
3 2149 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 1508 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 1291 (3.54%) User Experience
6 1237 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
7 996 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 954 (2.62%) Data Centre
9 937 (2.57%) Derivative
10 930 (2.55%) Fixed Income
11 862 (2.37%) Equities
12 803 (2.20%) Hedge funds
13 794 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
14 564 (1.55%) Algorithms
15 529 (1.45%) Mobile App
16 446 (1.22%) Data Structures
17 419 (1.15%) Virtual Team
18 295 (0.81%) Clustering
19 247 (0.68%) Client/Server
20 240 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4063 (11.15%) Windows
2 3481 (9.55%) Linux
3 2127 (5.84%) Unix
4 1288 (3.53%) Windows Server
5 634 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 597 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 549 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 494 (1.36%) Android
9 471 (1.29%) Apple iOS
10 435 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 313 (0.86%) Solaris
12 243 (0.67%) Windows 10
13 190 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 125 (0.34%) CentOS
15 119 (0.33%) Windows 8
16 110 (0.30%) AIX
17 104 (0.29%) Mac OS X
18 97 (0.27%) Ubuntu
19 43 (0.12%) Mac OS
20 42 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10773 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4025 (11.05%) Project Management
3 3822 (10.49%) Scrum
4 3758 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
5 3398 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2743 (7.53%) TDD
7 2675 (7.34%) Analytics
8 2670 (7.33%) Asset Management
9 2498 (6.86%) SDLC
10 2497 (6.85%) ITIL
11 2461 (6.75%) MVC
12 2204 (6.05%) Software Engineering
13 2193 (6.02%) Wealth Management
14 2181 (5.99%) Test Automation
15 2173 (5.96%) Business Analysis
16 1940 (5.32%) OO
17 1899 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
18 1861 (5.11%) DevOps
19 1824 (5.01%) Programme Management
20 1814 (4.98%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8573 (23.53%) SQL
2 6109 (16.77%) Java
3 5570 (15.29%) C#
4 4480 (12.29%) JavaScript
5 2616 (7.18%) Python
6 1605 (4.40%) C++
7 1525 (4.19%) T-SQL
8 1005 (2.76%) PowerShell
9 813 (2.23%) C
10 789 (2.17%) PHP
11 712 (1.95%) Perl
12 637 (1.75%) PL/SQL
13 636 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 632 (1.73%) VBA
15 593 (1.63%) Ruby
16 530 (1.45%) Scala
17 525 (1.44%) R
18 464 (1.27%) Bash Shell
19 411 (1.13%) VB.NET
20 316 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 4976 (13.66%) Degree
2 979 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 849 (2.33%) CISSP
4 767 (2.10%) ISEB
5 608 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 598 (1.64%) CISM
7 498 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 460 (1.26%) CISA
9 453 (1.24%) Security Cleared
10 431 (1.18%) PMI Certification
11 427 (1.17%) ISTQB
12 373 (1.02%) PMP
13 371 (1.02%) CCNP
14 339 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
15 330 (0.91%) PhD
16 277 (0.76%) CCNA
17 275 (0.75%) Master's Degree
18 272 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 251 (0.69%) SC Cleared
20 225 (0.62%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2084 (5.72%) QA
2 768 (2.11%) PMO
3 687 (1.89%) SLA
4 552 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 456 (1.25%) Data Quality
6 316 (0.87%) MiFID
7 302 (0.83%) PCI DSS
8 176 (0.48%) COBIT
9 174 (0.48%) GDPR
10 126 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 89 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 81 (0.22%) EMIR
13 69 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
14 54 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 49 (0.13%) ISO 9001
16 47 (0.13%) IFRS
17 45 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
18 44 (0.12%) Basel III
19 41 (0.11%) Solvency II
20 40 (0.11%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1610 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 767 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 636 (1.75%) Docker
4 248 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 186 (0.51%) XenApp
6 174 (0.48%) vSphere
7 132 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 111 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 105 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
10 68 (0.19%) HDFS
11 60 (0.16%) NFS
12 51 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
13 47 (0.13%) Apache Flume
14 44 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
15 39 (0.11%) KVM
15 39 (0.11%) XenServer
16 32 (0.088%) Oracle RAC
16 32 (0.088%) Terminal Services
17 30 (0.082%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 29 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 662 (1.82%) Puppet
2 556 (1.53%) Ansible
3 504 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 396 (1.09%) SCCM
5 236 (0.65%) Kubernetes
6 177 (0.49%) Nagios
7 137 (0.38%) Control-M
8 135 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
9 111 (0.30%) Terraform
10 98 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
11 97 (0.27%) SCOM
12 91 (0.25%) Nessus
13 80 (0.22%) WSUS
14 77 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
15 69 (0.19%) AirWatch
15 69 (0.19%) Backup Exec
16 61 (0.17%) Kibana
17 60 (0.16%) Tivoli
18 54 (0.15%) FortiGate
19 53 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 5482 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 3651 (10.02%) Oracle
3 2662 (7.31%) SAP
4 1333 (3.66%) VMware
5 1220 (3.35%) Cisco
6 702 (1.93%) Citrix
7 663 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 594 (1.63%) IBM
8 594 (1.63%) Tableau
9 541 (1.48%) Red Hat
10 524 (1.44%) Google
11 518 (1.42%) HP
12 417 (1.14%) Sybase
13 392 (1.08%) CheckPoint
14 336 (0.92%) Splunk
15 313 (0.86%) Adobe
15 313 (0.86%) Cognos
16 302 (0.83%) Juniper
17 271 (0.74%) Palo Alto
18 263 (0.72%) Bloomberg
London
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 6% Equity + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £43000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £100000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40 - £80 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago