Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 22,233 8,994 24,121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 19.95% 19.79% 19.19%
As % of the General category 34.13% 38.85% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14,980 7,485 19,026
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,250 £33,250
25th Percentile £49,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £114,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 65,135 23,149 69,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.44% 50.93% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 40,628 18,822 53,908
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,500 £57,500 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.74% +6.48% +2.86%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,029 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.49% +4.82% +5.00%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in England

Finance
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in England.

Salary trend for Finance in England

Finance
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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 13,678 £75,000 - 1,924
South East +8 2,838 £57,500 +4.55% 386
North of England +4 2,117 £50,000 - 542
Midlands +7 1,461 £55,000 +10.00% 310
South West +10 1,187 £52,500 +5.00% 210
North West +1 1,121 £52,500 -4.55% 311
West Midlands +9 996 £55,000 +10.00% 193
Yorkshire +5 847 £50,000 +11.11% 174
East of England +8 596 £55,000 +10.00% 159
East Midlands +3 457 £52,500 +5.00% 117
North East +12 153 £45,000 - 57
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 7,922 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5,923 (26.64%) Social Skills
3 4,468 (20.10%) SQL
4 4,367 (19.64%) AWS
5 3,895 (17.52%) Azure
6 3,894 (17.51%) Python
7 3,817 (17.17%) Java
8 3,756 (16.89%) JavaScript
9 3,651 (16.42%) Software Engineering
10 3,538 (15.91%) DevOps
11 3,281 (14.76%) Banking
12 3,178 (14.29%) React
13 2,902 (13.05%) Microsoft
14 2,778 (12.49%) Fintech
15 2,764 (12.43%) Degree
16 2,734 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
17 2,682 (12.06%) Docker
18 2,557 (11.50%) Analytics
19 2,521 (11.34%) Microservices
20 2,455 (11.04%) C#
21 2,414 (10.86%) Kubernetes
22 2,300 (10.34%) Full Stack Development
23 2,210 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
24 2,200 (9.90%) .NET
25 2,189 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
26 2,152 (9.68%) Project Management
27 2,125 (9.56%) Scrum
28 2,016 (9.07%) TypeScript
29 1,817 (8.17%) Node.js
30 1,797 (8.08%) Computer Science

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
1 620 (2.79%) Apache Spark
2 488 (2.19%) Confluence
3 482 (2.17%) Apache
4 341 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 322 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
6 223 (1.00%) CMS
7 221 (0.99%) GemFire
8 139 (0.63%) SAS
9 127 (0.57%) nginx
10 115 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
11 111 (0.50%) IIS
12 102 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
13 97 (0.44%) MS Exchange
14 77 (0.35%) Tomcat
15 61 (0.27%) Apache Solr
16 53 (0.24%) WordPress
17 36 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
18 34 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
19 33 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
20 27 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1,099 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 799 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
3 423 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 212 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
5 202 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 132 (0.59%) Figma
7 121 (0.54%) Sketch
8 106 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
9 58 (0.26%) InVision
10 43 (0.19%) Oracle Smart View
11 38 (0.17%) Photoshop
12 35 (0.16%) Adobe XD
13 33 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
14 26 (0.12%) Chatbot
15 25 (0.11%) Zeplin
16 19 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
17 13 (0.058%) Acrobat
17 13 (0.058%) SPSS
18 11 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 8 (0.036%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 205 (0.92%) NetSuite
2 164 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
3 149 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 148 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 137 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
6 128 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
7 113 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
8 112 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
9 98 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
10 90 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
11 70 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
12 68 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
13 62 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
14 59 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
15 54 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
15 54 (0.24%) SAP FI
16 46 (0.21%) Shopify
17 45 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 43 (0.19%) SAP CO
19 42 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4,367 (19.64%) AWS
2 3,895 (17.52%) Azure
3 1,638 (7.37%) GCP
4 1,332 (5.99%) Serverless
5 1,148 (5.16%) SaaS
6 984 (4.43%) Power Platform
7 897 (4.03%) Microsoft 365
8 774 (3.48%) AWS Lambda
9 652 (2.93%) GitHub
10 524 (2.36%) Amazon S3
11 454 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
12 398 (1.79%) PaaS
13 394 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
14 321 (1.44%) Amazon ECS
15 308 (1.39%) OpenShift
16 285 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
17 278 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
18 277 (1.25%) Amazon Kinesis
19 273 (1.23%) IaaS
20 232 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 417 (1.88%) Firewall
2 358 (1.61%) HTTP
3 234 (1.05%) VPN
4 208 (0.94%) DNS
5 183 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 181 (0.81%) Network Security
7 177 (0.80%) WAN
8 165 (0.74%) Internet
9 162 (0.73%) LAN
10 106 (0.48%) DHCP
11 99 (0.45%) Broadband
12 88 (0.40%) Wireless
13 87 (0.39%) Skype
14 73 (0.33%) Unified Communications
15 72 (0.32%) SAN
16 62 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
17 59 (0.27%) SSL
18 52 (0.23%) BGP
19 51 (0.23%) OSPF
19 51 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,618 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 1,067 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
3 1,009 (4.54%) NoSQL
4 972 (4.37%) Relational Database
5 897 (4.03%) Power BI
6 811 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
7 700 (3.15%) Big Data
8 659 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 574 (2.58%) MySQL
10 553 (2.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 537 (2.42%) Tableau
12 486 (2.19%) Redis
13 437 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 393 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 319 (1.43%) Blockchain
16 313 (1.41%) Hadoop
17 298 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
18 254 (1.14%) Data Lake
19 251 (1.13%) HBase
20 250 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 1,764 (7.93%) Git (software)
2 1,172 (5.27%) Jenkins
3 1,106 (4.97%) JIRA
4 484 (2.18%) Cypress.io
5 404 (1.82%) Cucumber
6 395 (1.78%) Selenium
7 366 (1.65%) Gradle
8 350 (1.57%) GitLab
9 346 (1.56%) JUnit
10 293 (1.32%) Artifactory
11 288 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
12 276 (1.24%) webpack
13 272 (1.22%) Mockito
13 272 (1.22%) TeamCity
14 269 (1.21%) IntelliJ
15 268 (1.21%) Protractor
16 250 (1.12%) Maven
17 242 (1.09%) Storybook
18 230 (1.03%) Eclipse
19 222 (1.00%) SonarQube
General
1 5,923 (26.64%) Social Skills
2 3,281 (14.76%) Banking
3 2,210 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1,558 (7.01%) Marketing
5 1,493 (6.72%) Retail
6 1,036 (4.66%) Front Office
7 960 (4.32%) Law
8 951 (4.28%) Telecoms
9 948 (4.26%) Public Sector
10 912 (4.10%) Manufacturing
11 867 (3.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 861 (3.87%) Presentation Skills
13 737 (3.31%) Legal
14 642 (2.89%) Financial Institution
15 570 (2.56%) Electronics
16 545 (2.45%) Games
17 531 (2.39%) Influencing Skills
18 501 (2.25%) Organisational Skills
19 455 (2.05%) Investment Banking
20 277 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5,459 (24.55%) Developer
2 2,793 (12.56%) Analyst
3 2,009 (9.04%) Software Engineer
4 1,256 (5.65%) Architect
5 1,147 (5.16%) Project Manager
6 1,099 (4.94%) Senior Developer
7 1,079 (4.85%) Consultant
8 918 (4.13%) Java Developer
9 869 (3.91%) Business Analyst
10 695 (3.13%) React Developer
11 655 (2.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 548 (2.46%) Senior Software Engineer
13 547 (2.46%) Full Stack Developer
14 539 (2.42%) Python Developer
14 539 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
15 535 (2.41%) DevOps Engineer
16 517 (2.33%) C# Developer
17 487 (2.19%) IT Manager
18 474 (2.13%) .NET Developer
19 458 (2.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,178 (14.29%) React
2 2,200 (9.90%) .NET
3 1,817 (8.17%) Node.js
4 1,753 (7.88%) AngularJS
5 1,687 (7.59%) CSS
6 1,639 (7.37%) Web Services
7 1,586 (7.13%) HTML
8 1,258 (5.66%) Spring
9 1,245 (5.60%) Kafka
10 1,132 (5.09%) REST
11 988 (4.44%) RESTful
12 949 (4.27%) .NET Core
13 655 (2.95%) Redux
14 654 (2.94%) Spring Boot
15 622 (2.80%) JSON
16 544 (2.45%) Vue.js
17 538 (2.42%) HTML5
18 519 (2.33%) ASP.NET
19 483 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
20 478 (2.15%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 1,773 (7.97%) User Experience
2 908 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
3 846 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 804 (3.62%) Hedge funds
5 647 (2.91%) Equities
6 613 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
7 602 (2.71%) Derivative
8 561 (2.52%) Virtual Team
9 546 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 508 (2.28%) Algorithms
11 493 (2.22%) Fixed Income
12 405 (1.82%) Mobile App
13 388 (1.75%) Data Centre
14 365 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
15 350 (1.57%) Public Cloud
16 337 (1.52%) Data Structures
17 305 (1.37%) Cloud Native
18 293 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
19 281 (1.26%) Legacy Systems
20 197 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1,759 (7.91%) Linux
2 1,324 (5.96%) Windows
3 922 (4.15%) Unix
4 433 (1.95%) Windows Server
5 351 (1.58%) Android
6 309 (1.39%) Windows 10
7 279 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 170 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 115 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 110 (0.49%) CentOS
11 107 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
12 101 (0.45%) Windows 7
13 66 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
14 62 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 58 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
16 56 (0.25%) Ubuntu
17 45 (0.20%) Mac OS
18 40 (0.18%) Debian
19 34 (0.15%) Windows 8
20 26 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,922 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 3,651 (16.42%) Software Engineering
3 3,538 (15.91%) DevOps
4 2,778 (12.49%) Fintech
5 2,734 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
6 2,557 (11.50%) Analytics
7 2,521 (11.34%) Microservices
8 2,300 (10.34%) Full Stack Development
9 2,189 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
10 2,152 (9.68%) Project Management
11 2,125 (9.56%) Scrum
12 1,797 (8.08%) Computer Science
13 1,786 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
14 1,577 (7.09%) TDD
15 1,571 (7.07%) Mentoring
16 1,548 (6.96%) SDLC
17 1,534 (6.90%) Test Automation
18 1,466 (6.59%) Asset Management
19 1,421 (6.39%) Project Delivery
20 1,326 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4,468 (20.10%) SQL
2 3,894 (17.51%) Python
3 3,817 (17.17%) Java
4 3,756 (16.89%) JavaScript
5 2,455 (11.04%) C#
6 2,016 (9.07%) TypeScript
7 663 (2.98%) PowerShell
8 652 (2.93%) C++
9 593 (2.67%) Go
10 542 (2.44%) C
10 542 (2.44%) Scala
11 532 (2.39%) Kotlin
12 504 (2.27%) T-SQL
13 482 (2.17%) Bash Shell
14 454 (2.04%) Shell Script
15 411 (1.85%) PHP
16 362 (1.63%) Ruby
17 281 (1.26%) Groovy
18 278 (1.25%) ES6
19 270 (1.21%) R
Qualifications
1 2,764 (12.43%) Degree
2 683 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 452 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 298 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
5 293 (1.32%) Master's Degree
6 278 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 217 (0.98%) OCP
8 210 (0.94%) PMI Certification
9 205 (0.92%) CISSP
10 171 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
11 152 (0.68%) CISM
12 144 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 140 (0.63%) PMP
14 133 (0.60%) ACCA
15 125 (0.56%) PhD
16 110 (0.49%) ISEB
17 107 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
18 103 (0.46%) CIMA
19 96 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 90 (0.40%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,351 (6.08%) QA
2 476 (2.14%) GDPR
3 452 (2.03%) SLA
4 386 (1.74%) Data Quality
5 385 (1.73%) PMO
6 320 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 186 (0.84%) Accessibility
8 185 (0.83%) NIST
9 144 (0.65%) PCI DSS
10 99 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
11 98 (0.44%) COBIT
12 84 (0.38%) GRC
13 78 (0.35%) MiFID
14 73 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 69 (0.31%) PSD2
16 59 (0.27%) IFRS
17 52 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 50 (0.22%) EMIR
19 42 (0.19%) Solvency II
20 39 (0.18%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 2,682 (12.06%) Docker
2 730 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 400 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 195 (0.88%) HDFS
5 94 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 86 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 72 (0.32%) vSphere
8 60 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 41 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
10 37 (0.17%) ISA Server
11 34 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 29 (0.13%) XenApp
13 27 (0.12%) XenDesktop
14 23 (0.10%) Firmware
15 19 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
16 17 (0.076%) Microsoft App-V
17 15 (0.067%) NFS
18 11 (0.049%) etcd
19 7 (0.031%) VMware NSX
20 5 (0.022%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2,414 (10.86%) Kubernetes
2 1,428 (6.42%) Terraform
3 895 (4.03%) Ansible
4 263 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 245 (1.10%) Puppet
6 244 (1.10%) SCCM
7 241 (1.08%) Grafana
8 231 (1.04%) Prometheus
9 161 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
10 93 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
11 68 (0.31%) Kibana
12 66 (0.30%) Istio
13 58 (0.26%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 53 (0.24%) SCOM
15 46 (0.21%) HAProxy
16 36 (0.16%) logstash
17 33 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
18 31 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
19 29 (0.13%) Packer
20 27 (0.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2,902 (13.05%) Microsoft
2 1,371 (6.17%) Oracle
3 1,306 (5.87%) SAP
4 937 (4.21%) Google
5 635 (2.86%) VMware
6 518 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
7 397 (1.79%) Cisco
8 274 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 228 (1.03%) ServiceNow
10 224 (1.01%) Okta
11 222 (1.00%) Apple
12 220 (0.99%) Adobe
13 184 (0.83%) Citrix
14 173 (0.78%) Bloomberg
15 158 (0.71%) Samsung
16 154 (0.69%) IBM
17 153 (0.69%) Databricks
18 114 (0.51%) HP
18 114 (0.51%) Splunk
19 106 (0.48%) Sybase