Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 36,959 36,671 44,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.79% 21.84% 23.25%
As % of the General category 52.96% 51.47% 51.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27,005 29,898 37,803
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 69,786 71,248 86,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.03% 42.43% 44.73%
Number of salaries quoted 53,111 58,201 70,618
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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 +2 22,213 £62,500 - 3,200
North of England +6 4,465 £47,500 +10.47% 697
South East -3 4,387 £50,000 +5.26% 609
North West +6 2,541 £47,750 +6.11% 377
Midlands -2 2,285 £47,500 +5.56% 387
East of England -7 1,727 £50,000 - 355
Yorkshire +2 1,680 £45,000 +4.65% 266
South West -4 1,616 £45,000 -3.23% 262
West Midlands -3 1,491 £45,000 - 241
East Midlands -1 775 £47,500 -5.00% 145
North East +10 245 £42,500 +6.92% 54
South Coast - 4 £100,000 -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 10,994 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9,360 (25.33%) Banking
3 8,222 (22.25%) SQL
4 6,466 (17.50%) Java
5 5,493 (14.86%) Microsoft
6 5,292 (14.32%) C#
7 4,987 (13.49%) Degree
8 4,824 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
9 4,753 (12.86%) .NET
10 4,618 (12.49%) JavaScript
11 4,610 (12.47%) Investment Banking
12 4,587 (12.41%) SQL Server
13 4,359 (11.79%) Asset Management
14 4,324 (11.70%) Project Management
15 4,095 (11.08%) Windows
16 4,004 (10.83%) Wealth Management
17 3,770 (10.20%) Scrum
18 3,506 (9.49%) Oracle
19 3,451 (9.34%) HTML
20 3,432 (9.29%) Retail Banking
21 3,384 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
22 3,338 (9.03%) Linux
23 3,247 (8.79%) SDLC
24 3,188 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
25 2,943 (7.96%) CSS
26 2,766 (7.48%) Python
27 2,694 (7.29%) TDD
28 2,678 (7.25%) ITIL
29 2,648 (7.16%) SAP
30 2,572 (6.96%) Fintech

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
1 962 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 623 (1.69%) Tomcat
3 555 (1.50%) Apache
4 550 (1.49%) SAS
5 537 (1.45%) Apache Spark
6 527 (1.43%) IIS
7 465 (1.26%) CMS
8 461 (1.25%) MS Exchange
9 391 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
10 364 (0.98%) Confluence
11 284 (0.77%) WebSphere
12 282 (0.76%) JBoss
13 237 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
14 235 (0.64%) Skype for Business
15 198 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
16 186 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
17 155 (0.42%) WebLogic
18 113 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 100 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
19 100 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1,876 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1,395 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 682 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 521 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 464 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
6 111 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 103 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 85 (0.23%) SPSS
9 64 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 53 (0.14%) InVision
11 51 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 23 (0.062%) Autodesk Inventor
12 23 (0.062%) Chatbot
13 18 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
14 17 (0.046%) InfoPath
15 11 (0.030%) InDesign
16 10 (0.027%) S-PLUS
17 5 (0.014%) FileZilla
17 5 (0.014%) HipChat
17 5 (0.014%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 472 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 450 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 407 (1.10%) SAP FI
4 385 (1.04%) SAP CO
5 384 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
6 275 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
7 272 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
8 270 (0.73%) NetSuite
9 243 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
10 241 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
11 240 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
12 153 (0.41%) SAP BPC
13 133 (0.36%) SAP MM
14 132 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
15 106 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
16 89 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 86 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
18 83 (0.22%) SAP ERP
19 78 (0.21%) HFM
20 74 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2,009 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,994 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
3 898 (2.43%) SaaS
4 818 (2.21%) Office 365
5 388 (1.05%) GitHub
6 337 (0.91%) IaaS
7 323 (0.87%) PaaS
8 263 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
9 213 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
10 200 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
11 125 (0.34%) npm
12 95 (0.26%) FinancialForce
13 86 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
13 86 (0.23%) OpenShift
14 76 (0.21%) Slack
15 74 (0.20%) OneDrive
16 73 (0.20%) Google Analytics
17 70 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
18 63 (0.17%) Amazon S3
19 50 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1,161 (3.14%) Firewall
2 629 (1.70%) TCP/IP
3 604 (1.63%) WAN
4 546 (1.48%) LAN
5 531 (1.44%) DNS
6 500 (1.35%) Internet
7 452 (1.22%) SAN
8 450 (1.22%) Network Security
9 398 (1.08%) VPN
10 396 (1.07%) Wireless
11 353 (0.96%) DHCP
12 343 (0.93%) HTTP
13 285 (0.77%) VoIP
14 248 (0.67%) OSPF
15 247 (0.67%) BGP
16 243 (0.66%) MPLS
17 220 (0.60%) Skype
18 219 (0.59%) Unified Communications
19 186 (0.50%) EIGRP
20 177 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,587 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 1,310 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1,300 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1,198 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,193 (3.23%) Big Data
6 1,143 (3.09%) Relational Database
7 1,043 (2.82%) NoSQL
8 992 (2.68%) MySQL
9 891 (2.41%) MongoDB
10 637 (1.72%) Hadoop
11 634 (1.72%) Blockchain
12 578 (1.56%) Oracle Database
13 567 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 486 (1.31%) RDBMS
15 475 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
16 457 (1.24%) QlikView
17 434 (1.17%) Power BI
18 419 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
19 418 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
20 390 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1,418 (3.84%) Git (software)
2 1,374 (3.72%) JIRA
3 1,172 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 892 (2.41%) Selenium
5 811 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 719 (1.95%) TeamCity
7 690 (1.87%) Maven
8 660 (1.79%) Visual Studio
9 632 (1.71%) Cucumber
10 572 (1.55%) Subversion
11 469 (1.27%) JUnit
12 435 (1.18%) NUnit
13 309 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
14 301 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 283 (0.77%) WebDriver
16 267 (0.72%) MSTest
17 243 (0.66%) SoapUI
18 228 (0.62%) Gradle
19 208 (0.56%) Bitbucket
20 198 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9,360 (25.33%) Banking
2 4,610 (12.47%) Investment Banking
3 3,432 (9.29%) Retail Banking
4 2,441 (6.60%) Retail
5 2,285 (6.18%) Marketing
6 1,777 (4.81%) Front Office
7 1,668 (4.51%) Telecoms
8 1,658 (4.49%) Manufacturing
9 1,539 (4.16%) Legal
10 1,304 (3.53%) Financial Institution
11 1,059 (2.87%) Advertising
12 871 (2.36%) Electronics
13 760 (2.06%) Law
14 671 (1.82%) Back Office
15 343 (0.93%) Games
16 327 (0.88%) Publishing
17 234 (0.63%) Billing
18 172 (0.47%) German Language
19 158 (0.43%) General Ledger
20 156 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9,451 (25.57%) Developer
2 6,588 (17.83%) Analyst
3 2,659 (7.19%) Consultant
4 2,609 (7.06%) Business Analyst
5 2,390 (6.47%) Java Developer
6 2,047 (5.54%) Architect
7 2,044 (5.53%) Project Manager
8 1,978 (5.35%) .NET Developer
9 1,972 (5.34%) C# Developer
10 1,897 (5.13%) Senior Developer
11 1,232 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 982 (2.66%) Support Analyst
13 968 (2.62%) IT Manager
14 953 (2.58%) Software Engineer
15 934 (2.53%) Financial Analyst
16 862 (2.33%) Applications Support
17 852 (2.31%) Software Developer
18 810 (2.19%) SQL Developer
19 737 (1.99%) Solutions Architect
20 727 (1.97%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,753 (12.86%) .NET
2 3,451 (9.34%) HTML
3 2,943 (7.96%) CSS
4 2,439 (6.60%) AngularJS
5 2,078 (5.62%) ASP.NET
6 1,841 (4.98%) Web Services
7 1,514 (4.10%) Spring
8 1,505 (4.07%) HTML5
9 1,354 (3.66%) REST
10 1,337 (3.62%) XML
11 1,283 (3.47%) jQuery
12 1,242 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1,109 (3.00%) RESTful
14 1,087 (2.94%) .NET Framework
15 1,061 (2.87%) React
16 943 (2.55%) WCF
17 900 (2.44%) WPF
18 897 (2.43%) Node.js
19 849 (2.30%) CSS3
20 750 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4,824 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2,572 (6.96%) Fintech
3 2,442 (6.61%) Computer Science
4 1,374 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 1,347 (3.64%) User Experience
6 1,264 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1,249 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
8 1,043 (2.82%) Derivative
9 1,002 (2.71%) Equities
10 895 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
11 855 (2.31%) Data Centre
12 785 (2.12%) Fixed Income
13 762 (2.06%) Hedge funds
14 713 (1.93%) Algorithms
15 530 (1.43%) Mobile App
16 503 (1.36%) Data Structures
17 478 (1.29%) Virtual Team
18 384 (1.04%) Client/Server
19 354 (0.96%) Credit Risk
20 304 (0.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4,095 (11.08%) Windows
2 3,338 (9.03%) Linux
3 2,397 (6.49%) Unix
4 1,404 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 643 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 573 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 567 (1.53%) Android
8 553 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 481 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 442 (1.20%) Windows 10
11 345 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 255 (0.69%) Solaris
13 136 (0.37%) CentOS
14 132 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 116 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 106 (0.29%) AIX
16 106 (0.29%) Ubuntu
17 101 (0.27%) Mac OS X
18 51 (0.14%) Mac OS
19 33 (0.089%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10,994 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 4,359 (11.79%) Asset Management
3 4,324 (11.70%) Project Management
4 4,004 (10.83%) Wealth Management
5 3,770 (10.20%) Scrum
6 3,384 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 3,247 (8.79%) SDLC
8 3,188 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
9 2,694 (7.29%) TDD
10 2,678 (7.25%) ITIL
11 2,501 (6.77%) Test Automation
12 2,497 (6.76%) Software Engineering
13 2,422 (6.55%) DevOps
14 2,421 (6.55%) MVC
15 2,386 (6.46%) Analytics
16 2,144 (5.80%) Business Analysis
17 2,064 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
18 2,040 (5.52%) OO
19 1,878 (5.08%) Risk Management
20 1,754 (4.75%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8,222 (22.25%) SQL
2 6,466 (17.50%) Java
3 5,292 (14.32%) C#
4 4,618 (12.49%) JavaScript
5 2,766 (7.48%) Python
6 1,554 (4.20%) C++
7 1,206 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 1,164 (3.15%) PowerShell
9 868 (2.35%) PHP
10 761 (2.06%) C
11 686 (1.86%) Shell Script
12 685 (1.85%) Perl
13 675 (1.83%) Ruby
14 662 (1.79%) Scala
15 644 (1.74%) PL/SQL
16 565 (1.53%) Bash Shell
17 557 (1.51%) R
18 537 (1.45%) VBA
19 430 (1.16%) VB.NET
20 385 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 4,987 (13.49%) Degree
2 1,186 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 918 (2.48%) CISSP
4 614 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
5 582 (1.57%) CISM
6 566 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 565 (1.53%) Security Cleared
8 467 (1.26%) ISEB
9 432 (1.17%) CISA
10 410 (1.11%) CCNP
11 391 (1.06%) PMI Certification
12 322 (0.87%) PMP
13 319 (0.86%) Master's Degree
14 315 (0.85%) MCSE
15 308 (0.83%) ISTQB
16 306 (0.83%) CCNA
17 302 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
18 269 (0.73%) PhD
19 266 (0.72%) ACCA
19 266 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,239 (6.06%) QA
2 743 (2.01%) PMO
3 710 (1.92%) SLA
4 645 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 573 (1.55%) GDPR
6 470 (1.27%) Data Quality
7 420 (1.14%) PCI DSS
8 228 (0.62%) MiFID
9 190 (0.51%) COBIT
10 160 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 106 (0.29%) EMIR
12 84 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 77 (0.21%) ISO 9001
14 76 (0.21%) Basel III
15 72 (0.19%) IFRS
16 68 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
17 63 (0.17%) Solvency II
18 58 (0.16%) GCP
19 57 (0.15%) SEPA
20 38 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1,629 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 941 (2.55%) Docker
3 777 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 288 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 228 (0.62%) XenApp
6 196 (0.53%) vSphere
7 159 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 129 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 120 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 106 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
11 94 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
12 79 (0.21%) XenServer
13 61 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
14 43 (0.12%) HDFS
15 27 (0.073%) Apache Flume
15 27 (0.073%) DFS Replication
16 24 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 23 (0.062%) Terminal Services
18 20 (0.054%) Firmware
19 16 (0.043%) NFS
Systems Management
1 707 (1.91%) Puppet
2 650 (1.76%) Ansible
3 584 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 464 (1.26%) SCCM
5 391 (1.06%) Kubernetes
6 191 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 181 (0.49%) Terraform
8 148 (0.40%) Nagios
9 122 (0.33%) SCOM
10 110 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
11 78 (0.21%) AirWatch
12 72 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
12 72 (0.19%) Nessus
13 71 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
14 55 (0.15%) WSUS
15 54 (0.15%) Control-M
16 46 (0.12%) vCenter Server
17 45 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
17 45 (0.12%) Mesos
18 44 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5,493 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 3,506 (9.49%) Oracle
3 2,648 (7.16%) SAP
4 1,337 (3.62%) VMware
5 1,068 (2.89%) Cisco
6 779 (2.11%) Citrix
7 667 (1.80%) Tableau
8 584 (1.58%) Google
9 572 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
10 497 (1.34%) HP
11 442 (1.20%) Red Hat
12 415 (1.12%) IBM
13 412 (1.11%) Sybase
14 308 (0.83%) Sage
15 301 (0.81%) Bloomberg
16 297 (0.80%) Cognos
17 281 (0.76%) Splunk
18 274 (0.74%) Murex
19 273 (0.74%) ServiceNow
20 268 (0.73%) Apple