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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
UK / England
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 16764 22428 22565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.26% 23.14% 22.65%
As % of the General category 52.59% 52.69% 51.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13532 18656 18483
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 £35,000 £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 31876 42562 43899
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.43% 43.92% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 25852 34893 34864
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 £31,000 £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 26 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 26 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 9661 £62,500 +4.16% 1524
South East -6 2185 £47,500 -5.00% 335
North West -7 940 £45,000 +5.88% 194
South West -2 930 £45,000 +5.88% 175
Yorkshire -6 930 £45,000 +6.50% 119
East of England -6 893 £47,500 -4.04% 115
West Midlands -6 720 £43,500 -2.24% 95
East Midlands +5 365 £45,000 +13.37% 56
North East -30 31 £34,000 +4.61% 29
Midlands -5 2 £56,250 +12.50% 1
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 10043 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8341 (23.85%) SQL
3 7591 (21.70%) Banking
4 5665 (16.20%) Java
5 5532 (15.82%) C#
6 5285 (15.11%) .NET
7 5176 (14.80%) SQL Server
8 5072 (14.50%) Microsoft
9 4872 (13.93%) Degree
10 4344 (12.42%) JavaScript
11 4106 (11.74%) Project Management
12 3855 (11.02%) Windows
13 3572 (10.21%) HTML
14 3506 (10.02%) Oracle
15 3478 (9.94%) Linux
16 3465 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
17 3403 (9.73%) MS Excel
18 3388 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
19 3294 (9.42%) Scrum
20 3046 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
21 2766 (7.91%) CSS
22 2740 (7.83%) Retail
23 2703 (7.73%) ITIL
24 2579 (7.37%) Telecoms
25 2507 (7.17%) TDD
26 2404 (6.87%) MVC
27 2332 (6.67%) Python
28 2292 (6.55%) SDLC
29 2227 (6.37%) Software Engineering
30 2218 (6.34%) ASP.NET

Finance
Top Related 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
1 933 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 660 (1.89%) IIS
3 587 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 566 (1.62%) Apache
5 554 (1.58%) Tomcat
6 498 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 454 (1.30%) SAS
8 436 (1.25%) CMS
9 431 (1.23%) JBoss
10 413 (1.18%) Apache Spark
11 401 (1.15%) Confluence
12 305 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
13 282 (0.81%) WebLogic
14 271 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
15 206 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
16 196 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
17 190 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
18 186 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 172 (0.49%) Skype for Business
20 134 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3403 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 1412 (4.04%) MS Office
3 710 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 526 (1.50%) MS Project
5 416 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 149 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 88 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 87 (0.25%) SPSS
9 77 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
10 42 (0.12%) InVision
11 24 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 22 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
13 18 (0.051%) Stata
14 12 (0.034%) EViews
15 9 (0.026%) AutoCAD
15 9 (0.026%) InfoPath
16 7 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
17 6 (0.017%) HipChat
17 6 (0.017%) InDesign
18 5 (0.014%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 531 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 370 (1.06%) SAP FI
3 351 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 348 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
5 332 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
5 332 (0.95%) SAP CO
5 332 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
6 290 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
7 258 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
8 200 (0.57%) SAP BPC
9 180 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
10 156 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
11 153 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
12 149 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
13 133 (0.38%) NetSuite
14 132 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
15 109 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
16 103 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
17 101 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
18 94 (0.27%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1395 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1188 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 854 (2.44%) SaaS
4 531 (1.52%) Office 365
5 256 (0.73%) PaaS
6 235 (0.67%) GitHub
7 216 (0.62%) IaaS
8 199 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 159 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 110 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 64 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 57 (0.16%) G Suite
13 55 (0.16%) Mimecast
14 54 (0.15%) FinancialForce.com
14 54 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
15 52 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
15 52 (0.15%) Force.com
16 40 (0.11%) Slack
17 37 (0.11%) Amazon S3
18 30 (0.086%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1171 (3.35%) Firewall
2 678 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 662 (1.89%) WAN
4 635 (1.82%) LAN
5 612 (1.75%) Internet
6 487 (1.39%) DNS
7 472 (1.35%) SAN
8 448 (1.28%) VPN
9 371 (1.06%) Network Security
10 357 (1.02%) HTTP
11 308 (0.88%) DHCP
12 292 (0.83%) Intranet
13 278 (0.79%) VoIP
14 264 (0.75%) MPLS
15 254 (0.73%) Wireless
16 225 (0.64%) BGP
17 216 (0.62%) SSL
18 215 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
19 192 (0.55%) OSPF
20 152 (0.43%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5176 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 1310 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1306 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1290 (3.69%) Big Data
5 1261 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1010 (2.89%) Relational Database
7 837 (2.39%) MySQL
8 821 (2.35%) NoSQL
9 668 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 667 (1.91%) Hadoop
11 615 (1.76%) MongoDB
12 614 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 578 (1.65%) Oracle Database
14 501 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
15 463 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
16 451 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
17 411 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
18 375 (1.07%) RDBMS
19 338 (0.97%) QlikView
20 284 (0.81%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1235 (3.53%) JIRA
2 1028 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1015 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 922 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 889 (2.54%) Jenkins
6 637 (1.82%) Visual Studio
7 627 (1.79%) Maven
8 573 (1.64%) Subversion
9 444 (1.27%) JUnit
10 413 (1.18%) NUnit
11 405 (1.16%) TeamCity
12 392 (1.12%) Cucumber
13 310 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 261 (0.75%) SoapUI
15 242 (0.69%) MSTest
16 239 (0.68%) WebDriver
17 220 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
18 204 (0.58%) Gradle
19 184 (0.53%) SpecFlow
20 183 (0.52%) MSBuild
General
1 7591 (21.70%) Banking
2 2740 (7.83%) Retail
3 2579 (7.37%) Telecoms
4 2163 (6.18%) Marketing
5 1488 (4.25%) Investment Banking
6 1347 (3.85%) Legal
7 1266 (3.62%) Manufacturing
8 1239 (3.54%) Financial Institution
9 1065 (3.05%) Front Office
10 720 (2.06%) Back Office
11 596 (1.70%) Electronics
12 522 (1.49%) Advertising
13 444 (1.27%) Law
14 364 (1.04%) Games
15 339 (0.97%) Publishing
16 244 (0.70%) Billing
17 224 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
18 211 (0.60%) Retail Banking
19 169 (0.48%) General Ledger
20 165 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9394 (26.86%) Developer
2 6707 (19.18%) Analyst
3 2503 (7.16%) Consultant
4 2453 (7.01%) C# Developer
5 2297 (6.57%) Business Analyst
6 2239 (6.40%) Java Developer
7 2173 (6.21%) .NET Developer
8 2149 (6.14%) Project Manager
9 2031 (5.81%) Architect
10 1728 (4.94%) Senior Developer
11 1434 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
12 1064 (3.04%) SQL Developer
13 975 (2.79%) Support Analyst
14 924 (2.64%) Financial Analyst
14 924 (2.64%) IT Manager
15 872 (2.49%) Applications Support
16 796 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
17 774 (2.21%) Administrator
18 757 (2.16%) Senior Manager
19 725 (2.07%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5285 (15.11%) .NET
2 3572 (10.21%) HTML
3 2766 (7.91%) CSS
4 2218 (6.34%) ASP.NET
5 2207 (6.31%) AngularJS
6 1923 (5.50%) XML
7 1763 (5.04%) Web Services
8 1427 (4.08%) HTML5
9 1230 (3.52%) jQuery
10 1214 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1076 (3.08%) Spring
12 1051 (3.01%) WCF
13 1002 (2.86%) .NET Framework
14 989 (2.83%) REST
15 911 (2.60%) WPF
16 855 (2.44%) SOAP
17 786 (2.25%) CSS3
18 767 (2.19%) React
19 716 (2.05%) RESTful
20 651 (1.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3465 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 2115 (6.05%) Computer Science
3 1961 (5.61%) Fintech
4 1326 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 1229 (3.51%) Data Centre
6 1025 (2.93%) User Experience
7 803 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 771 (2.20%) Hedge funds
9 720 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 682 (1.95%) Derivative
11 663 (1.90%) Fixed Income
12 644 (1.84%) Equities
13 497 (1.42%) Algorithms
14 494 (1.41%) Client/Server
15 481 (1.38%) Mobile App
16 418 (1.20%) Data Structures
17 316 (0.90%) Virtual Team
18 287 (0.82%) Clustering
19 248 (0.71%) PMI
20 241 (0.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3855 (11.02%) Windows
2 3478 (9.94%) Linux
3 2063 (5.90%) Unix
4 1214 (3.47%) Windows Server
5 580 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 523 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 482 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 467 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 396 (1.13%) Android
9 396 (1.13%) Apple iOS
10 295 (0.84%) Solaris
11 203 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 163 (0.47%) Windows 10
13 154 (0.44%) CentOS
14 126 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 118 (0.34%) AIX
16 89 (0.25%) Mac OS X
17 86 (0.25%) Ubuntu
18 63 (0.18%) Windows XP
19 42 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10043 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4106 (11.74%) Project Management
3 3388 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 3294 (9.42%) Scrum
5 3046 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2703 (7.73%) ITIL
7 2507 (7.17%) TDD
8 2404 (6.87%) MVC
9 2292 (6.55%) SDLC
10 2227 (6.37%) Software Engineering
11 2188 (6.26%) Analytics
12 1974 (5.64%) Business Analysis
13 1930 (5.52%) PRINCE2
14 1790 (5.12%) OO
15 1699 (4.86%) Risk Management
16 1667 (4.77%) Mentoring
17 1636 (4.68%) Change Management
18 1635 (4.67%) CRM
19 1633 (4.67%) DevOps
20 1600 (4.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8341 (23.85%) SQL
2 5665 (16.20%) Java
3 5532 (15.82%) C#
4 4344 (12.42%) JavaScript
5 2332 (6.67%) Python
6 1608 (4.60%) C++
7 1313 (3.75%) T-SQL
8 1035 (2.96%) PowerShell
9 811 (2.32%) C
10 781 (2.23%) Perl
11 696 (1.99%) PHP
12 574 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 563 (1.61%) Ruby
14 511 (1.46%) Scala
15 510 (1.46%) VBA
16 499 (1.43%) Bash Shell
17 494 (1.41%) Shell Script
18 436 (1.25%) VB.NET
19 371 (1.06%) VB
20 368 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 4872 (13.93%) Degree
2 852 (2.44%) ISEB
3 790 (2.26%) CISSP
4 640 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 576 (1.65%) CISM
6 495 (1.42%) PMI Certification
7 469 (1.34%) ISTQB
8 456 (1.30%) PMP
9 453 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 450 (1.29%) CISA
11 417 (1.19%) Security Cleared
12 406 (1.16%) CCNP
13 311 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
14 307 (0.88%) CCNA
15 294 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 289 (0.83%) PhD
17 226 (0.65%) SC Cleared
18 219 (0.63%) ACCA
19 218 (0.62%) CIMA
20 199 (0.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1898 (5.43%) QA
2 839 (2.40%) PMO
3 706 (2.02%) SLA
4 561 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 381 (1.09%) Data Quality
6 372 (1.06%) PCI DSS
7 298 (0.85%) MiFID
8 256 (0.73%) COBIT
9 159 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 92 (0.26%) EMIR
11 74 (0.21%) GDPR
12 73 (0.21%) IFRS
13 58 (0.17%) SDET
14 57 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
15 54 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 44 (0.13%) Solvency II
17 43 (0.12%) IFRS 9
17 43 (0.12%) ISO 9001
18 40 (0.11%) Basel III
19 37 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 1528 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 862 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 438 (1.25%) Docker
4 334 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 166 (0.47%) vSphere
6 161 (0.46%) XenApp
7 128 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 98 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
9 94 (0.27%) NFS
10 80 (0.23%) XenDesktop
11 79 (0.23%) VMware ESX
12 70 (0.20%) KVM
13 62 (0.18%) Xen
14 57 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
15 52 (0.15%) Apache Flume
15 52 (0.15%) HDFS
16 51 (0.15%) SRDF
17 50 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
18 39 (0.11%) Terminal Services
19 35 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 618 (1.77%) Puppet
2 480 (1.37%) Ansible
3 447 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 351 (1.00%) SCCM
5 233 (0.67%) Nagios
6 167 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 146 (0.42%) SCOM
8 138 (0.39%) Control-M
9 109 (0.31%) Kubernetes
10 96 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
11 93 (0.27%) Nessus
12 77 (0.22%) FortiGate
13 73 (0.21%) WSUS
14 69 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
15 65 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
16 60 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
16 60 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
17 59 (0.17%) SCVMM
17 59 (0.17%) Tivoli
18 56 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5072 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 3506 (10.02%) Oracle
3 2094 (5.99%) SAP
4 1391 (3.98%) VMware
5 1322 (3.78%) Cisco
6 703 (2.01%) Citrix
7 678 (1.94%) HP
8 647 (1.85%) IBM
9 644 (1.84%) Red Hat
10 582 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
11 474 (1.36%) Tableau
12 433 (1.24%) CheckPoint
13 414 (1.18%) Google
14 364 (1.04%) Sybase
15 342 (0.98%) Juniper
16 301 (0.86%) Adobe
17 284 (0.81%) Sage
18 273 (0.78%) Cognos
19 261 (0.75%) NetApp
19 261 (0.75%) Splunk
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reco Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Brilliant Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000.0000 - £35000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £150000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: Yesterday