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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 16937 22642 22743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.12% 23.13% 22.68%
As % of the General category 52.25% 52.62% 51.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13711 18825 18632
Median salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 32415 43031 44198
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.41% 43.96% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26363 35294 35112
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -1 9761 £62,500 +4.16% 1524
South East -5 2221 £47,500 -5.00% 347
North West -7 948 £45,000 +4.65% 199
Yorkshire -7 940 £45,000 +7.14% 114
South West -3 922 £45,000 +5.88% 163
East of England -6 900 £47,500 -5.00% 129
West Midlands -8 731 £43,500 -3.33% 93
East Midlands +5 368 £45,000 +12.50% 64
North East -25 35 £34,000 +4.61% 20
Midlands -3 3 £56,250 +12.50% 2
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 10061 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
2 8344 (23.88%) SQL
3 7571 (21.67%) Banking
4 5680 (16.26%) Java
5 5534 (15.84%) C#
6 5292 (15.14%) .NET
7 5200 (14.88%) SQL Server
8 5070 (14.51%) Microsoft
9 4863 (13.92%) Degree
10 4355 (12.46%) JavaScript
11 4061 (11.62%) Project Management
12 3845 (11.00%) Windows
13 3562 (10.19%) HTML
14 3496 (10.00%) Oracle
15 3465 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
16 3463 (9.91%) Linux
17 3390 (9.70%) MS Excel
18 3375 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
19 3310 (9.47%) Scrum
20 3066 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
21 2768 (7.92%) CSS
22 2700 (7.73%) Retail
23 2688 (7.69%) ITIL
24 2552 (7.30%) Telecoms
25 2523 (7.22%) TDD
26 2411 (6.90%) MVC
27 2332 (6.67%) Python
28 2268 (6.49%) SDLC
29 2225 (6.37%) ASP.NET
30 2222 (6.36%) AngularJS

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
1 927 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 641 (1.83%) IIS
3 581 (1.66%) MS Exchange
4 564 (1.61%) Apache
5 556 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 498 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 471 (1.35%) SAS
8 433 (1.24%) CMS
9 426 (1.22%) JBoss
10 408 (1.17%) Apache Spark
11 399 (1.14%) Confluence
12 315 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
13 278 (0.80%) WebLogic
14 268 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
15 203 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
16 200 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
17 192 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
18 183 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 173 (0.50%) Skype for Business
20 131 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3390 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 1405 (4.02%) MS Office
3 701 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 522 (1.49%) MS Project
5 414 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 147 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 87 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 87 (0.25%) SPSS
8 76 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 42 (0.12%) InVision
10 24 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 20 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
12 18 (0.052%) Stata
13 12 (0.034%) EViews
14 9 (0.026%) AutoCAD
14 9 (0.026%) InfoPath
15 7 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
16 6 (0.017%) HipChat
16 6 (0.017%) InDesign
17 5 (0.014%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 533 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 366 (1.05%) SAP FI
3 352 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 349 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
5 339 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
6 329 (0.94%) SAP CO
6 329 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
7 286 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
8 256 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
9 201 (0.58%) SAP BPC
10 182 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
11 153 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
12 151 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
12 151 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
13 135 (0.39%) NetSuite
14 133 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
15 110 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
16 102 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
17 101 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
18 92 (0.26%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1393 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1195 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 849 (2.43%) SaaS
4 529 (1.51%) Office 365
5 246 (0.70%) PaaS
6 228 (0.65%) GitHub
7 205 (0.59%) IaaS
8 200 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 150 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
10 112 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 63 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 59 (0.17%) G Suite
13 56 (0.16%) FinancialForce.com
14 54 (0.15%) Mimecast
15 53 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
16 52 (0.15%) Force.com
17 51 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
18 40 (0.11%) Slack
19 36 (0.10%) Amazon S3
20 30 (0.086%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1158 (3.31%) Firewall
2 675 (1.93%) TCP/IP
3 654 (1.87%) WAN
4 632 (1.81%) LAN
5 605 (1.73%) Internet
6 479 (1.37%) DNS
7 473 (1.35%) SAN
8 446 (1.28%) VPN
9 374 (1.07%) Network Security
10 353 (1.01%) HTTP
11 299 (0.86%) DHCP
12 286 (0.82%) Intranet
13 282 (0.81%) VoIP
14 261 (0.75%) MPLS
15 251 (0.72%) Wireless
16 227 (0.65%) BGP
17 213 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
18 212 (0.61%) SSL
19 193 (0.55%) OSPF
20 152 (0.43%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5200 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 1316 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1307 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1284 (3.67%) Big Data
5 1282 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 999 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 826 (2.36%) MySQL
8 822 (2.35%) NoSQL
9 680 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 656 (1.88%) Hadoop
11 616 (1.76%) MongoDB
12 614 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 570 (1.63%) Oracle Database
14 497 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
15 463 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
16 456 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
17 410 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
18 374 (1.07%) RDBMS
19 340 (0.97%) QlikView
20 296 (0.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1242 (3.55%) JIRA
2 1033 (2.96%) Selenium
3 1009 (2.89%) Git (software)
4 918 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 890 (2.55%) Jenkins
6 637 (1.82%) Visual Studio
7 628 (1.80%) Maven
8 583 (1.67%) Subversion
9 446 (1.28%) JUnit
10 419 (1.20%) NUnit
11 408 (1.17%) TeamCity
12 400 (1.14%) Cucumber
13 308 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 260 (0.74%) SoapUI
15 243 (0.70%) MSTest
16 240 (0.69%) WebDriver
17 218 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
18 205 (0.59%) Gradle
19 187 (0.54%) SpecFlow
20 186 (0.53%) Moq
General
1 7571 (21.67%) Banking
2 2700 (7.73%) Retail
3 2552 (7.30%) Telecoms
4 2165 (6.20%) Marketing
5 1500 (4.29%) Investment Banking
6 1355 (3.88%) Legal
7 1265 (3.62%) Manufacturing
8 1243 (3.56%) Financial Institution
9 1062 (3.04%) Front Office
10 719 (2.06%) Back Office
11 600 (1.72%) Electronics
12 518 (1.48%) Advertising
13 449 (1.28%) Law
14 360 (1.03%) Games
15 330 (0.94%) Publishing
16 245 (0.70%) Billing
17 225 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
18 208 (0.60%) Retail Banking
19 170 (0.49%) General Ledger
20 167 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9415 (26.94%) Developer
2 6722 (19.24%) Analyst
3 2504 (7.17%) Consultant
4 2465 (7.05%) C# Developer
5 2303 (6.59%) Business Analyst
6 2248 (6.43%) Java Developer
7 2188 (6.26%) .NET Developer
8 2113 (6.05%) Project Manager
9 2013 (5.76%) Architect
10 1734 (4.96%) Senior Developer
11 1442 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 1068 (3.06%) SQL Developer
13 975 (2.79%) Support Analyst
14 924 (2.64%) Financial Analyst
15 908 (2.60%) IT Manager
16 868 (2.48%) Applications Support
17 778 (2.23%) Administrator
17 778 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
18 743 (2.13%) Senior Manager
19 731 (2.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5292 (15.14%) .NET
2 3562 (10.19%) HTML
3 2768 (7.92%) CSS
4 2225 (6.37%) ASP.NET
5 2222 (6.36%) AngularJS
6 1925 (5.51%) XML
7 1754 (5.02%) Web Services
8 1422 (4.07%) HTML5
9 1229 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1223 (3.50%) jQuery
11 1081 (3.09%) Spring
12 1057 (3.02%) WCF
13 1014 (2.90%) .NET Framework
14 986 (2.82%) REST
15 921 (2.64%) WPF
16 860 (2.46%) SOAP
17 789 (2.26%) CSS3
18 768 (2.20%) React
19 714 (2.04%) RESTful
20 648 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3465 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2096 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 1990 (5.69%) Fintech
4 1319 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1212 (3.47%) Data Centre
6 1031 (2.95%) User Experience
7 803 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 773 (2.21%) Hedge funds
9 716 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 685 (1.96%) Derivative
11 675 (1.93%) Fixed Income
12 647 (1.85%) Equities
13 495 (1.42%) Client/Server
14 492 (1.41%) Algorithms
15 486 (1.39%) Mobile App
16 413 (1.18%) Data Structures
17 318 (0.91%) Virtual Team
18 282 (0.81%) Clustering
19 243 (0.70%) PMI
20 238 (0.68%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3845 (11.00%) Windows
2 3463 (9.91%) Linux
3 2061 (5.90%) Unix
4 1215 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 586 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 529 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 489 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 461 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 391 (1.12%) Android
10 388 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 293 (0.84%) Solaris
12 202 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 168 (0.48%) Windows 10
14 155 (0.44%) CentOS
15 125 (0.36%) Windows 8
16 119 (0.34%) AIX
17 88 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 87 (0.25%) Ubuntu
19 64 (0.18%) Windows XP
20 44 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10061 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4061 (11.62%) Project Management
3 3375 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 3310 (9.47%) Scrum
5 3066 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
6 2688 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2523 (7.22%) TDD
8 2411 (6.90%) MVC
9 2268 (6.49%) SDLC
10 2219 (6.35%) Software Engineering
11 2195 (6.28%) Analytics
12 1979 (5.66%) Business Analysis
13 1911 (5.47%) PRINCE2
14 1790 (5.12%) OO
15 1687 (4.83%) Risk Management
16 1664 (4.76%) Mentoring
17 1637 (4.68%) Change Management
18 1628 (4.66%) DevOps
19 1625 (4.65%) CRM
20 1601 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8344 (23.88%) SQL
2 5680 (16.26%) Java
3 5534 (15.84%) C#
4 4355 (12.46%) JavaScript
5 2332 (6.67%) Python
6 1594 (4.56%) C++
7 1317 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 1043 (2.98%) PowerShell
9 809 (2.32%) C
10 788 (2.26%) Perl
11 698 (2.00%) PHP
12 573 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 570 (1.63%) Ruby
14 506 (1.45%) Scala
14 506 (1.45%) VBA
15 500 (1.43%) Shell Script
16 498 (1.43%) Bash Shell
17 436 (1.25%) VB.NET
18 371 (1.06%) R
19 367 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 4863 (13.92%) Degree
2 854 (2.44%) ISEB
3 795 (2.28%) CISSP
4 642 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
5 578 (1.65%) CISM
6 480 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 466 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 454 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 452 (1.29%) CISA
10 444 (1.27%) PMP
11 411 (1.18%) Security Cleared
12 406 (1.16%) CCNP
13 314 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
14 308 (0.88%) CCNA
15 291 (0.83%) PhD
16 289 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 224 (0.64%) CIMA
18 221 (0.63%) ACCA
18 221 (0.63%) SC Cleared
19 200 (0.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1902 (5.44%) QA
2 828 (2.37%) PMO
3 704 (2.01%) SLA
4 564 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 383 (1.10%) Data Quality
6 365 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 295 (0.84%) MiFID
8 255 (0.73%) COBIT
9 154 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 88 (0.25%) EMIR
11 75 (0.21%) GDPR
12 73 (0.21%) IFRS
13 57 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
13 57 (0.16%) SDET
14 54 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 44 (0.13%) IFRS 9
16 41 (0.12%) ISO 9001
17 40 (0.11%) Basel III
18 38 (0.11%) Solvency II
19 36 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 1531 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 848 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 441 (1.26%) Docker
4 338 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 166 (0.48%) vSphere
6 163 (0.47%) XenApp
7 124 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
8 96 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 93 (0.27%) NFS
10 81 (0.23%) XenDesktop
11 78 (0.22%) VMware ESX
12 69 (0.20%) KVM
13 59 (0.17%) Xen
14 56 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
15 53 (0.15%) Apache Flume
16 51 (0.15%) HDFS
17 50 (0.14%) SRDF
18 48 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
19 38 (0.11%) Terminal Services
20 35 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 616 (1.76%) Puppet
2 480 (1.37%) Ansible
3 444 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 357 (1.02%) SCCM
5 235 (0.67%) Nagios
6 167 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 143 (0.41%) SCOM
8 138 (0.39%) Control-M
9 111 (0.32%) Kubernetes
10 97 (0.28%) Nessus
11 95 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
12 77 (0.22%) FortiGate
13 72 (0.21%) WSUS
14 67 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
15 66 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
15 66 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
16 61 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
17 60 (0.17%) Tivoli
18 58 (0.17%) Terraform
19 57 (0.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5070 (14.51%) Microsoft
2 3496 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2080 (5.95%) SAP
4 1376 (3.94%) VMware
5 1322 (3.78%) Cisco
6 708 (2.03%) Citrix
7 667 (1.91%) HP
8 641 (1.83%) IBM
9 639 (1.83%) Red Hat
10 589 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
11 479 (1.37%) Tableau
12 427 (1.22%) CheckPoint
13 418 (1.20%) Google
14 360 (1.03%) Sybase
15 338 (0.97%) Juniper
16 300 (0.86%) Adobe
17 283 (0.81%) Sage
18 273 (0.78%) Cognos
19 265 (0.76%) Splunk
20 259 (0.74%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus, car allowance + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Banstead, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £140,000 per annum Salary Neg - Plus package plus annu
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, pension, life ass
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Excellent Bens/Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £65K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus Scheme, Pension, Flexitime.
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
JCW Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Holiday + Healthcare + Gym +
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum pension, healthcare, 33 days holiday
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago