Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 19,702 12,959 25,871
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 19.71% 20.40% 19.44%
As % of the General category 34.84% 37.86% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13,526 10,411 20,386
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,264
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £110,000 £96,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

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 56,552 34,230 75,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.58% 53.89% 56.49%
Number of salaries quoted 36,464 27,047 57,720
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.68% +6.67% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -1 12,344 £75,000 - 1,813
South East +3 2,508 £53,250 -7.39% 398
North of England -1 1,641 £50,000 - 553
Midlands 0 1,190 £51,000 -2.86% 375
South West -3 1,126 £50,000 -4.76% 296
North West -1 831 £52,500 - 315
West Midlands +2 773 £52,500 - 238
Yorkshire -2 689 £45,540 -8.92% 191
East of England +6 477 £55,000 +10.00% 161
East Midlands +1 411 £50,000 -9.09% 136
North East +14 125 £45,345 +0.77% 47
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6,928 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 4,865 (24.69%) Social Skills
3 4,033 (20.47%) SQL
4 3,943 (20.01%) AWS
5 3,688 (18.72%) Python
6 3,452 (17.52%) JavaScript
7 3,396 (17.24%) Java
8 3,373 (17.12%) Azure
9 3,310 (16.80%) Software Engineering
10 3,091 (15.69%) DevOps
11 2,966 (15.05%) Banking
12 2,780 (14.11%) React
13 2,670 (13.55%) Fintech
14 2,500 (12.69%) Docker
15 2,483 (12.60%) Microsoft
16 2,457 (12.47%) Degree
17 2,375 (12.05%) C#
18 2,314 (11.75%) Microservices
19 2,221 (11.27%) .NET
20 2,219 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
21 2,205 (11.19%) Kubernetes
22 2,107 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
23 2,082 (10.57%) Analytics
24 1,989 (10.10%) Full Stack Development
25 1,909 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
26 1,789 (9.08%) Scrum
27 1,717 (8.71%) Git (software)
28 1,713 (8.69%) Linux
29 1,712 (8.69%) AngularJS
30 1,673 (8.49%) TypeScript

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
1 565 (2.87%) Apache Spark
2 426 (2.16%) Apache
3 373 (1.89%) Confluence
4 372 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 335 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
6 220 (1.12%) CMS
7 208 (1.06%) GemFire
8 123 (0.62%) nginx
9 117 (0.59%) MS Exchange
10 114 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
11 100 (0.51%) IIS
12 98 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
13 87 (0.44%) SAS
14 72 (0.37%) Tomcat
15 65 (0.33%) WordPress
16 53 (0.27%) Apache Solr
17 33 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
18 32 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
19 31 (0.16%) Umbraco
20 29 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 920 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 666 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
3 336 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 189 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 159 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
6 105 (0.53%) Sketch
7 94 (0.48%) Figma
8 91 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 58 (0.29%) InVision
10 35 (0.18%) Oracle Smart View
11 33 (0.17%) Photoshop
12 32 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
13 31 (0.16%) Chatbot
14 26 (0.13%) Adobe XD
15 21 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
16 13 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 12 (0.061%) SPSS
17 12 (0.061%) Zeplin
18 11 (0.056%) Acrobat
19 8 (0.041%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 144 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
2 143 (0.73%) NetSuite
3 136 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 120 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 111 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
6 110 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
7 100 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
8 82 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
9 74 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
10 71 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
11 69 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
12 66 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
13 53 (0.27%) SAP FI
14 52 (0.26%) Shopify
15 50 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
15 50 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
15 50 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
16 47 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
17 41 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 39 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3,943 (20.01%) AWS
2 3,373 (17.12%) Azure
3 1,542 (7.83%) GCP
4 1,097 (5.57%) Serverless
5 1,089 (5.53%) SaaS
6 876 (4.45%) Power Platform
7 717 (3.64%) Microsoft 365
8 609 (3.09%) AWS Lambda
9 555 (2.82%) GitHub
10 417 (2.12%) Amazon S3
11 392 (1.99%) PaaS
12 386 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
13 340 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
14 286 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
15 267 (1.36%) IaaS
16 242 (1.23%) Amazon Kinesis
17 218 (1.11%) OpenShift
18 208 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
19 196 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
20 166 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 353 (1.79%) Firewall
2 346 (1.76%) HTTP
3 218 (1.11%) DNS
4 182 (0.92%) VPN
5 166 (0.84%) Network Security
6 161 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 144 (0.73%) Internet
8 135 (0.69%) LAN
9 127 (0.64%) WAN
10 114 (0.58%) DHCP
11 84 (0.43%) Broadband
12 81 (0.41%) Wireless
13 78 (0.40%) SAN
14 65 (0.33%) Skype
15 57 (0.29%) BGP
15 57 (0.29%) SSH
16 51 (0.26%) OSPF
16 51 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
17 50 (0.25%) SSL
18 42 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,571 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 1,085 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
3 960 (4.87%) Relational Database
4 958 (4.86%) NoSQL
5 807 (4.10%) Power BI
6 683 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
7 651 (3.30%) Big Data
8 607 (3.08%) MongoDB
9 545 (2.77%) MySQL
10 456 (2.31%) Redis
11 452 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 446 (2.26%) Tableau
13 398 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 357 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 300 (1.52%) Hadoop
16 262 (1.33%) RDBMS
17 254 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
18 229 (1.16%) HBase
19 220 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
19 220 (1.12%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,717 (8.71%) Git (software)
2 932 (4.73%) Jenkins
3 916 (4.65%) JIRA
4 391 (1.98%) Cypress.io
5 378 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 366 (1.86%) Gradle
7 354 (1.80%) Selenium
8 322 (1.63%) JUnit
9 281 (1.43%) GitLab
10 280 (1.42%) Maven
11 259 (1.31%) TeamCity
12 256 (1.30%) IntelliJ
12 256 (1.30%) Mockito
13 253 (1.28%) Protractor
14 251 (1.27%) Artifactory
15 245 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
16 228 (1.16%) Eclipse
17 225 (1.14%) webpack
18 196 (0.99%) Storybook
19 187 (0.95%) SonarQube
General
1 4,865 (24.69%) Social Skills
2 2,966 (15.05%) Banking
3 1,909 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1,535 (7.79%) Marketing
5 1,128 (5.73%) Retail
6 1,061 (5.39%) Public Sector
7 1,031 (5.23%) Telecoms
8 981 (4.98%) Front Office
9 975 (4.95%) Manufacturing
10 810 (4.11%) Law
11 731 (3.71%) Electronics
12 680 (3.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 669 (3.40%) Presentation Skills
14 608 (3.09%) Legal
15 594 (3.01%) Financial Institution
16 485 (2.46%) Organisational Skills
17 465 (2.36%) Games
18 410 (2.08%) Influencing Skills
19 395 (2.00%) Investment Banking
20 257 (1.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5,074 (25.75%) Developer
2 2,564 (13.01%) Analyst
3 1,788 (9.08%) Software Engineer
4 997 (5.06%) Architect
4 997 (5.06%) Senior Developer
5 908 (4.61%) Consultant
6 857 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 849 (4.31%) Java Developer
8 818 (4.15%) Project Manager
9 637 (3.23%) React Developer
10 545 (2.77%) .NET Developer
11 516 (2.62%) Senior Software Engineer
12 514 (2.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 510 (2.59%) Full Stack Developer
14 500 (2.54%) DevOps Engineer
15 455 (2.31%) C# Developer
16 436 (2.21%) IT Manager
17 423 (2.15%) Python Developer
18 414 (2.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 407 (2.07%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,780 (14.11%) React
2 2,221 (11.27%) .NET
3 1,712 (8.69%) AngularJS
4 1,601 (8.13%) Node.js
5 1,558 (7.91%) CSS
6 1,413 (7.17%) Web Services
7 1,388 (7.04%) HTML
8 1,086 (5.51%) Kafka
9 1,081 (5.49%) Spring
10 1,033 (5.24%) REST
11 986 (5.00%) RESTful
12 952 (4.83%) .NET Core
13 572 (2.90%) Redux
14 558 (2.83%) JSON
15 542 (2.75%) Spring Boot
16 530 (2.69%) Vue.js
17 492 (2.50%) ASP.NET
18 455 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
19 453 (2.30%) HTML5
20 436 (2.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1,482 (7.52%) User Experience
2 815 (4.14%) Hedge funds
3 782 (3.97%) Derivative
4 690 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
5 674 (3.42%) Equities
6 652 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 612 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
8 554 (2.81%) Fixed Income
9 536 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 469 (2.38%) Algorithms
11 369 (1.87%) Virtual Team
12 352 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
13 351 (1.78%) Mobile App
14 311 (1.58%) Cloud Native
15 308 (1.56%) Legacy Systems
16 286 (1.45%) Data Structures
17 285 (1.45%) Data Centre
18 277 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
19 250 (1.27%) Public Cloud
20 201 (1.02%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,713 (8.69%) Linux
2 1,229 (6.24%) Windows
3 833 (4.23%) Unix
4 383 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 327 (1.66%) Android
6 258 (1.31%) Windows 10
7 228 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 164 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 119 (0.60%) CentOS
10 113 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 93 (0.47%) Windows Server 2016
12 77 (0.39%) Windows 7
13 64 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 63 (0.32%) Ubuntu
15 54 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 43 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
17 26 (0.13%) Mac OS
18 25 (0.13%) Debian
19 24 (0.12%) Solaris
20 23 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,928 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 3,310 (16.80%) Software Engineering
3 3,091 (15.69%) DevOps
4 2,670 (13.55%) Fintech
5 2,314 (11.75%) Microservices
6 2,219 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
7 2,107 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2,082 (10.57%) Analytics
9 1,989 (10.10%) Full Stack Development
10 1,789 (9.08%) Scrum
11 1,656 (8.41%) Project Management
12 1,539 (7.81%) Computer Science
13 1,469 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 1,455 (7.39%) TDD
15 1,350 (6.85%) Mentoring
16 1,346 (6.83%) Test Automation
17 1,337 (6.79%) SDLC
18 1,331 (6.76%) Asset Management
19 1,175 (5.96%) Project Delivery
20 1,010 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4,033 (20.47%) SQL
2 3,688 (18.72%) Python
3 3,452 (17.52%) JavaScript
4 3,396 (17.24%) Java
5 2,375 (12.05%) C#
6 1,673 (8.49%) TypeScript
7 697 (3.54%) C++
8 592 (3.00%) PowerShell
9 522 (2.65%) Go
10 513 (2.60%) Scala
11 468 (2.38%) Kotlin
12 465 (2.36%) C
13 451 (2.29%) Bash Shell
14 423 (2.15%) T-SQL
15 412 (2.09%) PHP
16 372 (1.89%) Shell Script
17 359 (1.82%) Ruby
18 286 (1.45%) Java 8
19 266 (1.35%) ES6
20 257 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 2,457 (12.47%) Degree
2 612 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 440 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 271 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
5 263 (1.33%) Master's Degree
6 246 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 197 (1.00%) OCP
8 189 (0.96%) CISSP
9 172 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
10 146 (0.74%) ACCA
11 145 (0.74%) CISM
12 142 (0.72%) PMI Certification
13 131 (0.66%) PhD
14 126 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 113 (0.57%) CIMA
16 110 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
17 100 (0.51%) PMP
18 92 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
19 85 (0.43%) ISEB
20 81 (0.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,145 (5.81%) QA
2 402 (2.04%) GDPR
3 368 (1.87%) SLA
4 354 (1.80%) PMO
5 341 (1.73%) Data Quality
6 264 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 170 (0.86%) NIST
8 155 (0.79%) Accessibility
9 146 (0.74%) PCI DSS
10 107 (0.54%) COBIT
11 102 (0.52%) MiFID
12 85 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
13 68 (0.35%) PSD2
14 63 (0.32%) GRC
15 55 (0.28%) IFRS
15 55 (0.28%) Solvency II
16 48 (0.24%) EMIR
17 37 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 29 (0.15%) GAAP
18 29 (0.15%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 2,500 (12.69%) Docker
2 589 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 394 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 178 (0.90%) HDFS
5 97 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 83 (0.42%) vSphere
7 78 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 54 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 41 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
10 37 (0.19%) ISA Server
10 37 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 37 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 35 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 34 (0.17%) Firmware
13 26 (0.13%) XenApp
14 17 (0.086%) VMware NSX
15 15 (0.076%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 14 (0.071%) NFS
17 11 (0.056%) etcd
18 10 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2,205 (11.19%) Kubernetes
2 1,120 (5.68%) Terraform
3 785 (3.98%) Ansible
4 207 (1.05%) Puppet
5 206 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 183 (0.93%) Prometheus
7 173 (0.88%) SCCM
8 171 (0.87%) Grafana
9 77 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
10 61 (0.31%) Istio
11 49 (0.25%) Kibana
12 47 (0.24%) SCOM
13 45 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
14 33 (0.17%) HAProxy
15 29 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
16 26 (0.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 26 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
17 24 (0.12%) Control-M
17 24 (0.12%) Packer
18 22 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2,483 (12.60%) Microsoft
2 1,265 (6.42%) SAP
3 1,174 (5.96%) Oracle
4 819 (4.16%) Google
5 625 (3.17%) VMware
6 415 (2.11%) Cisco
7 377 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
8 230 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 200 (1.02%) Okta
10 182 (0.92%) Citrix
11 173 (0.88%) IBM
12 164 (0.83%) ServiceNow
13 157 (0.80%) Samsung
13 157 (0.80%) Sybase
14 134 (0.68%) Adobe
15 129 (0.65%) Bloomberg
16 111 (0.56%) Databricks
17 96 (0.49%) HP
18 92 (0.47%) Apple
19 91 (0.46%) Splunk