Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 28,688 35,810 36,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.42% 21.73% 21.79%
As % of the General category 52.01% 51.50% 51.92%
Number of salaries quoted 22,576 27,644 29,272
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,969 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 55,157 69,539 69,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.25% 42.20% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 42,369 54,438 56,462
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 -1 17,234 £67,500 +8.00% 2,253
South East +1 3,767 £55,000 +10.00% 690
North of England -4 3,033 £47,500 - 839
North West -3 1,803 £47,500 - 438
Midlands +2 1,793 £47,500 - 442
South West +5 1,699 £47,500 +5.56% 333
West Midlands 0 1,151 £45,000 - 281
Yorkshire -2 1,122 £47,500 +5.56% 316
East of England -2 1,106 £55,000 +4.76% 287
East Midlands -2 636 £48,500 +2.11% 160
North East -13 134 £51,500 +24.10% 86
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 9,061 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6,806 (23.72%) SQL
3 5,263 (18.35%) Banking
4 4,808 (16.76%) Java
5 4,681 (16.32%) C#
6 4,485 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 4,337 (15.12%) Degree
8 4,116 (14.35%) .NET
9 3,701 (12.90%) JavaScript
10 3,683 (12.84%) SQL Server
11 3,284 (11.45%) Project Management
12 3,236 (11.28%) Python
13 3,202 (11.16%) Windows
14 3,155 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
15 3,121 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
16 2,925 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
17 2,826 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
18 2,756 (9.61%) Fintech
19 2,714 (9.46%) Oracle
20 2,711 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
21 2,690 (9.38%) Scrum
22 2,623 (9.14%) Linux
23 2,537 (8.84%) HTML
24 2,534 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
25 2,472 (8.62%) Software Engineering
26 2,444 (8.52%) DevOps
27 2,278 (7.94%) Analytics
28 2,179 (7.60%) CSS
29 2,157 (7.52%) Computer Science
30 2,048 (7.14%) 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
1 581 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 487 (1.70%) Confluence
3 450 (1.57%) Apache Spark
4 354 (1.23%) MS Exchange
5 347 (1.21%) IIS
6 340 (1.19%) Apache
7 310 (1.08%) CMS
8 294 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
8 294 (1.02%) SAS
9 278 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 187 (0.65%) WebSphere
11 173 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
12 142 (0.49%) JBoss
13 115 (0.40%) Skype for Business
14 91 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
15 87 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
16 76 (0.26%) WebLogic
17 69 (0.24%) OpenStack
18 55 (0.19%) WordPress
19 54 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1,504 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 1,150 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
3 715 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 436 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
5 317 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 105 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 82 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 59 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 45 (0.16%) InVision
10 42 (0.15%) SPSS
11 28 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 20 (0.070%) Autodesk Inventor
13 18 (0.063%) Chatbot
14 16 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
15 15 (0.052%) FrameMaker
16 13 (0.045%) Flinto
16 13 (0.045%) Open Workbench
17 12 (0.042%) UXPin
18 6 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
19 5 (0.017%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 281 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 232 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 201 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
4 196 (0.68%) SAP FI
5 190 (0.66%) SAP CO
6 188 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
7 184 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
8 147 (0.51%) NetSuite
9 145 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
10 126 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
11 125 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
12 118 (0.41%) thinkFolio
13 114 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
14 109 (0.38%) SAP BPC
15 99 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
16 92 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 86 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
18 84 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
19 82 (0.29%) SAP MM
20 81 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3,121 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,711 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
3 994 (3.46%) Office 365
4 920 (3.21%) SaaS
5 612 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 341 (1.19%) PaaS
7 299 (1.04%) IaaS
8 225 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 216 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
9 216 (0.75%) GitHub
10 194 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
11 179 (0.62%) Serverless
12 155 (0.54%) Amazon S3
13 146 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
14 108 (0.38%) OpenShift
15 107 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
16 94 (0.33%) G Suite
17 75 (0.26%) Apigee
18 68 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
19 67 (0.23%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 988 (3.44%) Firewall
2 520 (1.81%) WAN
3 497 (1.73%) Network Security
3 497 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 474 (1.65%) LAN
5 467 (1.63%) DNS
6 394 (1.37%) Internet
7 339 (1.18%) VPN
8 326 (1.14%) DHCP
9 251 (0.87%) Wireless
10 230 (0.80%) SAN
11 217 (0.76%) HTTP
12 203 (0.71%) MPLS
12 203 (0.71%) VoIP
13 201 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
14 199 (0.69%) BGP
15 176 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
16 169 (0.59%) OSPF
16 169 (0.59%) Unified Communications
17 136 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,683 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 1,168 (4.07%) Big Data
3 977 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
4 930 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 926 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 913 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 776 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 714 (2.49%) MySQL
8 714 (2.49%) Power BI
9 532 (1.85%) MongoDB
10 530 (1.85%) Hadoop
11 447 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
12 445 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 380 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
14 340 (1.19%) Blockchain
14 340 (1.19%) RDBMS
15 328 (1.14%) Oracle Database
16 279 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
17 274 (0.96%) QlikView
18 244 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1,312 (4.57%) Git (software)
2 1,184 (4.13%) Jenkins
3 1,152 (4.02%) JIRA
4 718 (2.50%) Selenium
5 583 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 541 (1.89%) Maven
7 520 (1.81%) TeamCity
8 461 (1.61%) Visual Studio
9 450 (1.57%) Cucumber
10 390 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 301 (1.05%) Subversion
12 290 (1.01%) JUnit
13 278 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
14 263 (0.92%) NUnit
15 262 (0.91%) Gradle
16 218 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 215 (0.75%) SpecFlow
18 197 (0.69%) WebDriver
19 165 (0.58%) SoapUI
20 162 (0.56%) Ant
General
1 5,263 (18.35%) Banking
2 1,839 (6.41%) Marketing
3 1,714 (5.97%) Retail
4 1,606 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 1,210 (4.22%) Front Office
6 1,162 (4.05%) Manufacturing
7 964 (3.36%) Investment Banking
8 908 (3.17%) Financial Institution
9 814 (2.84%) Electronics
10 762 (2.66%) Legal
11 578 (2.01%) Advertising
12 474 (1.65%) Back Office
13 468 (1.63%) Law
14 302 (1.05%) Games
15 244 (0.85%) Retail Banking
16 233 (0.81%) Billing
17 198 (0.69%) German Language
18 172 (0.60%) French Language
19 125 (0.44%) Private Banking
20 122 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7,430 (25.90%) Developer
2 4,882 (17.02%) Analyst
3 1,825 (6.36%) Project Manager
4 1,737 (6.05%) Java Developer
5 1,687 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1,686 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1,671 (5.82%) Architect
8 1,658 (5.78%) Business Analyst
9 1,485 (5.18%) .NET Developer
10 1,317 (4.59%) Senior Developer
11 900 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
12 874 (3.05%) Support Analyst
13 722 (2.52%) Applications Support
14 694 (2.42%) IT Manager
15 692 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
16 663 (2.31%) Software Engineer
17 656 (2.29%) DevOps Engineer
18 655 (2.28%) Software Developer
19 630 (2.20%) SQL Developer
20 612 (2.13%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,116 (14.35%) .NET
2 2,537 (8.84%) HTML
3 2,179 (7.60%) CSS
4 2,048 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1,576 (5.49%) Web Services
6 1,567 (5.46%) ASP.NET
7 1,199 (4.18%) React
8 1,092 (3.81%) HTML5
9 1,091 (3.80%) Spring
10 1,030 (3.59%) XML
11 1,004 (3.50%) REST
12 945 (3.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 859 (2.99%) RESTful
14 824 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 794 (2.77%) jQuery
16 791 (2.76%) Node.js
17 671 (2.34%) .NET Framework
18 654 (2.28%) SOAP
19 589 (2.05%) WCF
20 586 (2.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2,925 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 2,756 (9.61%) Fintech
3 1,176 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
4 1,078 (3.76%) User Experience
5 1,064 (3.71%) Management Information System
6 935 (3.26%) Derivative
6 935 (3.26%) Hedge funds
7 832 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 796 (2.77%) Equities
9 788 (2.75%) Fixed Income
10 769 (2.68%) Data Centre
11 735 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
12 678 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
13 609 (2.12%) Algorithms
14 514 (1.79%) Mobile App
15 472 (1.65%) Data Structures
16 279 (0.97%) Virtual Team
17 229 (0.80%) Reinsurance
18 223 (0.78%) Public Cloud
19 200 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,202 (11.16%) Windows
2 2,623 (9.14%) Linux
3 1,225 (4.27%) Unix
4 1,074 (3.74%) Windows Server
5 460 (1.60%) Windows 10
6 406 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 399 (1.39%) Android
8 372 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 342 (1.19%) Windows 7
10 336 (1.17%) Apple iOS
11 315 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 195 (0.68%) CentOS
13 155 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 142 (0.49%) Solaris
15 94 (0.33%) AIX
16 74 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
17 49 (0.17%) Fedora
18 48 (0.17%) Debian
19 44 (0.15%) SUSE
19 44 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,061 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 3,284 (11.45%) Project Management
3 3,155 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2,826 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 2,690 (9.38%) Scrum
6 2,534 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
7 2,472 (8.62%) Software Engineering
8 2,444 (8.52%) DevOps
9 2,278 (7.94%) Analytics
10 2,157 (7.52%) Computer Science
11 1,993 (6.95%) TDD
12 1,966 (6.85%) Test Automation
13 1,881 (6.56%) ITIL
14 1,721 (6.00%) MVC
15 1,702 (5.93%) SDLC
16 1,583 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
16 1,583 (5.52%) Microservices
17 1,541 (5.37%) Asset Management
18 1,511 (5.27%) Mentoring
19 1,462 (5.10%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6,806 (23.72%) SQL
2 4,808 (16.76%) Java
3 4,681 (16.32%) C#
4 3,701 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 3,236 (11.28%) Python
6 1,375 (4.79%) C++
7 1,134 (3.95%) PowerShell
8 975 (3.40%) T-SQL
9 697 (2.43%) Bash Shell
10 603 (2.10%) Java 8
11 602 (2.10%) PL/SQL
12 601 (2.09%) C
13 592 (2.06%) R
14 568 (1.98%) Ruby
15 561 (1.96%) PHP
16 534 (1.86%) Perl
17 412 (1.44%) VBA
18 370 (1.29%) Scala
19 359 (1.25%) TypeScript
20 312 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4,337 (15.12%) Degree
2 967 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 614 (2.14%) CISSP
4 495 (1.73%) Security Cleared
5 477 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
6 449 (1.57%) ISEB
7 356 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 351 (1.22%) PMI Certification
9 348 (1.21%) SC Cleared
10 309 (1.08%) CISM
11 304 (1.06%) CCNP
12 284 (0.99%) CISA
13 283 (0.99%) PMP
14 249 (0.87%) ISTQB
15 229 (0.80%) PhD
16 205 (0.71%) CCIE
17 204 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
18 191 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 182 (0.63%) CCNA
20 173 (0.60%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,570 (5.47%) QA
2 774 (2.70%) PMO
3 619 (2.16%) GDPR
4 573 (2.00%) SLA
5 556 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 420 (1.46%) Data Quality
7 317 (1.10%) PCI DSS
8 125 (0.44%) COBIT
9 106 (0.37%) MiFID
10 94 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 91 (0.32%) IFRS
12 87 (0.30%) Solvency II
13 83 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
14 64 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
15 52 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 52 (0.18%) SEPA
16 48 (0.17%) EMIR
17 39 (0.14%) PSD2
18 35 (0.12%) FATCA
19 29 (0.10%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1,491 (5.20%) Active Directory
2 1,393 (4.86%) Docker
3 789 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 413 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 172 (0.60%) XenApp
6 135 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 101 (0.35%) vSphere
8 83 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 67 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 53 (0.18%) HDFS
11 52 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
12 45 (0.16%) NFS
13 44 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 41 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
15 40 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
16 39 (0.14%) Firmware
17 28 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
18 23 (0.080%) VMware NSX
19 22 (0.077%) Snort
19 22 (0.077%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 847 (2.95%) Ansible
2 748 (2.61%) Kubernetes
3 706 (2.46%) Puppet
4 464 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
5 415 (1.45%) SCCM
6 348 (1.21%) Terraform
7 130 (0.45%) SCOM
8 105 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
9 103 (0.36%) Mesos
9 103 (0.36%) Salt
10 90 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
11 85 (0.30%) Nagios
12 80 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
13 79 (0.28%) Nessus
14 67 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
15 63 (0.22%) Prometheus
16 54 (0.19%) Grafana
17 53 (0.18%) vRealize
18 52 (0.18%) Control-M
18 52 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 4,485 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 2,714 (9.46%) Oracle
3 1,934 (6.74%) SAP
4 1,229 (4.28%) VMware
5 969 (3.38%) Cisco
6 689 (2.40%) Google
7 632 (2.20%) Tableau
8 598 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 541 (1.89%) Citrix
10 498 (1.74%) Red Hat
11 337 (1.17%) IBM
12 311 (1.08%) Splunk
13 308 (1.07%) CheckPoint
14 266 (0.93%) Palo Alto
15 252 (0.88%) HP
16 246 (0.86%) Bloomberg
17 237 (0.83%) Adobe
18 233 (0.81%) Reuters
19 187 (0.65%) Informatica
20 181 (0.63%) Juniper