Period
to

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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 32,627 15,221 17,641
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 23.83% 18.67% 20.61%
As % of the General category 36.93% 34.14% 37.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16,662 11,855 13,952
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £91,438 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £107,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £63,298
% change year-on-year +4.00% -1.26% +5.50%

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 88,343 44,583 47,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 64.53% 54.68% 55.33%
Number of salaries quoted 44,799 32,130 36,894
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,999 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +1 20,720 £77,500 +3.33% 1,460
South East +6 4,170 £57,500 +9.52% 286
North of England +7 2,988 £55,000 +13.40% 389
South West +10 1,752 £52,500 +5.00% 153
North West +10 1,743 £55,584 +6.13% 219
Midlands +6 1,559 £55,000 +10.00% 234
West Midlands +6 1,101 £55,000 +13.40% 129
Yorkshire +7 1,077 £52,500 +16.67% 142
East of England +7 976 £55,000 +4.76% 132
East Midlands +1 456 £55,000 +10.00% 104
North East +5 182 £52,500 +10.53% 28
South Coast - 1 £70,000 -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 13,210 (40.49%) Agile
2 8,457 (25.92%) Social Skills
3 7,329 (22.46%) AWS
4 6,826 (20.92%) SQL
5 6,516 (19.97%) Azure
6 6,326 (19.39%) Python
7 5,921 (18.15%) Java
8 5,717 (17.52%) Software Engineering
9 5,320 (16.31%) DevOps
10 5,227 (16.02%) JavaScript
11 4,907 (15.04%) Problem-Solving
12 4,831 (14.81%) Banking
13 4,676 (14.33%) CI/CD
14 4,512 (13.83%) Degree
15 4,283 (13.13%) Analytics
16 4,281 (13.12%) Microsoft
17 4,174 (12.79%) Fintech
18 4,172 (12.79%) Kubernetes
19 4,165 (12.77%) Docker
20 3,866 (11.85%) React
21 3,837 (11.76%) Microservices
22 3,788 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
23 3,768 (11.55%) C#
24 3,664 (11.23%) Mentoring
25 3,621 (11.10%) Git (software)
26 3,471 (10.64%) Test Automation
27 3,456 (10.59%) Scrum
28 3,431 (10.52%) .NET
29 3,402 (10.43%) GCP
30 3,312 (10.15%) Project Management

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
1 836 (2.56%) Confluence
2 700 (2.15%) Apache Spark
3 619 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 580 (1.78%) Apache
5 438 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
6 301 (0.92%) CMS
7 279 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
8 270 (0.83%) IIS
9 266 (0.82%) SAS
10 257 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 194 (0.59%) JBoss
12 115 (0.35%) MS Exchange
13 109 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
14 108 (0.33%) nginx
15 83 (0.25%) MS Project Server
16 69 (0.21%) WebSphere
17 66 (0.20%) OpenStack
18 63 (0.19%) Ethereum
19 61 (0.19%) WordPress
20 53 (0.16%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1,518 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 968 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 700 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 417 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
5 336 (1.03%) Sketch
6 315 (0.97%) MS Visio
7 147 (0.45%) InVision
8 133 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 114 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
10 93 (0.29%) Photoshop
11 53 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 51 (0.16%) Adobe XD
12 51 (0.16%) Zeplin
13 35 (0.11%) Marvel
14 28 (0.086%) InDesign
14 28 (0.086%) SPSS
15 26 (0.080%) Chatbot
16 21 (0.064%) Maple
17 18 (0.055%) Campfire
18 17 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 203 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 183 (0.56%) NetSuite
3 163 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
4 100 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 88 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
6 67 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
7 66 (0.20%) SAP FI
7 66 (0.20%) Temenos T24
8 55 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
9 53 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 53 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 53 (0.16%) SAP CO
9 53 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
10 52 (0.16%) R3 Corda
11 49 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
11 49 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
12 46 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
12 46 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
13 43 (0.13%) SAP ERP
14 42 (0.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7,329 (22.46%) AWS
2 6,516 (19.97%) Azure
3 3,402 (10.43%) GCP
4 1,967 (6.03%) Serverless
5 1,755 (5.38%) SaaS
6 1,433 (4.39%) Power Platform
7 1,108 (3.40%) Microsoft 365
8 1,021 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
9 882 (2.70%) GitHub
10 737 (2.26%) PaaS
11 680 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
12 670 (2.05%) OpenShift
13 666 (2.04%) Amazon S3
14 567 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
15 451 (1.38%) Cloud Functions
16 443 (1.36%) Figma
17 437 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
18 419 (1.28%) IaaS
19 385 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
20 377 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 740 (2.27%) Firewall
2 713 (2.19%) Internet
3 564 (1.73%) HTTP
4 342 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 333 (1.02%) DNS
6 329 (1.01%) Network Security
7 306 (0.94%) WAN
8 234 (0.72%) LAN
9 219 (0.67%) VPN
10 205 (0.63%) DHCP
11 201 (0.62%) Wireless
12 170 (0.52%) Broadband
13 158 (0.48%) VoIP
14 156 (0.48%) SSL
15 124 (0.38%) SAN
16 112 (0.34%) BGP
17 105 (0.32%) Skype
18 94 (0.29%) SD-WAN
19 83 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
20 69 (0.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,186 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 1,868 (5.73%) NoSQL
3 1,801 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1,577 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 1,266 (3.88%) Power BI
6 1,146 (3.51%) MySQL
7 1,091 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
8 1,055 (3.23%) Big Data
9 1,016 (3.11%) MongoDB
10 716 (2.19%) Tableau
11 529 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 515 (1.58%) Data Lake
13 481 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 435 (1.33%) Hadoop
15 399 (1.22%) BigQuery
16 390 (1.20%) Redis
17 386 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
18 371 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 344 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
20 334 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3,621 (11.10%) Git (software)
2 2,086 (6.39%) Jenkins
3 1,978 (6.06%) JIRA
4 826 (2.53%) Selenium
5 804 (2.46%) Maven
6 680 (2.08%) Gradle
7 613 (1.88%) GitLab
8 493 (1.51%) Cypress.io
9 465 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 432 (1.32%) JUnit
11 431 (1.32%) Subversion
12 364 (1.12%) Mockito
13 340 (1.04%) TeamCity
14 308 (0.94%) Bitbucket
15 299 (0.92%) webpack
16 287 (0.88%) CircleCI
17 283 (0.87%) Postman
18 265 (0.81%) Visual Studio
19 263 (0.81%) SpecFlow
20 232 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8,457 (25.92%) Social Skills
2 4,831 (14.81%) Banking
3 3,788 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3,246 (9.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3,134 (9.61%) Marketing
6 2,113 (6.48%) Retail
7 2,097 (6.43%) Manufacturing
8 1,794 (5.50%) Public Sector
9 1,397 (4.28%) Legal
10 1,310 (4.02%) Games
11 1,301 (3.99%) Telecoms
12 1,212 (3.71%) Financial Institution
13 1,144 (3.51%) Law
14 1,071 (3.28%) Front Office
15 916 (2.81%) Presentation Skills
16 791 (2.42%) Electronics
17 706 (2.16%) Organisational Skills
18 694 (2.13%) Influencing Skills
19 484 (1.48%) Advertising
20 438 (1.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6,314 (19.35%) Developer
2 4,174 (12.79%) Analyst
3 3,036 (9.31%) Software Engineer
4 1,882 (5.77%) Architect
5 1,601 (4.91%) Project Manager
6 1,510 (4.63%) Senior Developer
7 1,177 (3.61%) Business Analyst
8 1,064 (3.26%) Java Developer
9 1,005 (3.08%) Consultant
10 935 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
11 914 (2.80%) Java Engineer
12 891 (2.73%) Data Engineer
12 891 (2.73%) Senior Software Engineer
13 880 (2.70%) Senior Manager
14 820 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
15 757 (2.32%) IT Manager
16 747 (2.29%) .NET Developer
17 724 (2.22%) Product Manager
18 721 (2.21%) Graduate
19 647 (1.98%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,866 (11.85%) React
2 3,431 (10.52%) .NET
3 2,296 (7.04%) HTML
4 2,169 (6.65%) Node.js
5 2,131 (6.53%) CSS
6 1,842 (5.65%) Kafka
7 1,761 (5.40%) REST
8 1,693 (5.19%) AngularJS
9 1,604 (4.92%) RESTful
10 1,553 (4.76%) .NET Core
11 1,500 (4.60%) Spring
12 927 (2.84%) ASP.NET
13 888 (2.72%) JSON
14 873 (2.68%) Spring Boot
15 854 (2.62%) HTML5
16 844 (2.59%) Web Services
17 791 (2.42%) GraphQL
18 704 (2.16%) Vue.js
19 701 (2.15%) .NET Framework
20 627 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2,605 (7.98%) User Experience
2 1,290 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
3 1,191 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 1,134 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
5 1,123 (3.44%) Life Science
6 1,040 (3.19%) Algorithms
7 974 (2.99%) Mobile App
8 959 (2.94%) Cloud Native
9 941 (2.88%) Derivative
10 934 (2.86%) Hedge funds
11 897 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 882 (2.70%) Equities
13 812 (2.49%) Cyberattack
14 810 (2.48%) Virtual Team
15 784 (2.40%) Fixed Income
16 757 (2.32%) Data Structures
17 619 (1.90%) Public Cloud
18 591 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
19 578 (1.77%) Cyber Defence
19 578 (1.77%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2,665 (8.17%) Linux
2 1,997 (6.12%) Windows
3 948 (2.91%) Unix
4 599 (1.84%) Android
5 588 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 498 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 316 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 158 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 132 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 124 (0.38%) CentOS
11 114 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 112 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 106 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 106 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
14 100 (0.31%) VMS
15 72 (0.22%) Mac OS X
16 61 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 53 (0.16%) Solaris
18 46 (0.14%) Kali Linux
19 45 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,210 (40.49%) Agile
2 5,717 (17.52%) Software Engineering
3 5,320 (16.31%) DevOps
4 4,907 (15.04%) Problem-Solving
5 4,676 (14.33%) CI/CD
6 4,283 (13.13%) Analytics
7 4,174 (12.79%) Fintech
8 3,837 (11.76%) Microservices
9 3,664 (11.23%) Mentoring
10 3,471 (10.64%) Test Automation
11 3,456 (10.59%) Scrum
12 3,312 (10.15%) Project Management
13 2,933 (8.99%) TDD
14 2,864 (8.78%) Coaching
15 2,751 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 2,665 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
17 2,607 (7.99%) Full Stack Development
18 2,411 (7.39%) Computer Science
19 2,376 (7.28%) SDLC
20 2,145 (6.57%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 6,826 (20.92%) SQL
2 6,326 (19.39%) Python
3 5,921 (18.15%) Java
4 5,227 (16.02%) JavaScript
5 3,768 (11.55%) C#
6 2,644 (8.10%) TypeScript
7 1,205 (3.69%) Go
8 1,140 (3.49%) C++
9 1,057 (3.24%) PowerShell
10 902 (2.76%) Bash
11 857 (2.63%) C
12 764 (2.34%) T-SQL
13 735 (2.25%) Kotlin
14 693 (2.12%) PHP
15 667 (2.04%) Ruby
16 613 (1.88%) Scala
17 606 (1.86%) Shell Script
18 571 (1.75%) R
19 393 (1.20%) Perl
20 366 (1.12%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4,512 (13.83%) Degree
2 1,157 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 1,102 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 729 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 462 (1.42%) CISSP
6 449 (1.38%) PMI Certification
7 319 (0.98%) CISM
8 281 (0.86%) Master's Degree
9 259 (0.79%) PMP
10 237 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
11 236 (0.72%) ISTQB
12 220 (0.67%) PhD
13 211 (0.65%) DBS Check
14 205 (0.63%) AWS Certification
15 191 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
16 189 (0.58%) ISEB
17 186 (0.57%) CISA
18 158 (0.48%) DV Cleared
19 152 (0.47%) CRISC
20 128 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,381 (7.30%) QA
2 749 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 617 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 617 (1.89%) GDPR
4 563 (1.73%) PMO
5 519 (1.59%) SLA
6 453 (1.39%) NIST
7 381 (1.17%) Accessibility
8 362 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
9 301 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 203 (0.62%) GRC
11 194 (0.59%) PCI DSS
12 172 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 135 (0.41%) COBIT
14 114 (0.35%) MiFID
15 95 (0.29%) IFRS
16 93 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 69 (0.21%) EMIR
18 61 (0.19%) SOC 2
19 52 (0.16%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4,165 (12.77%) Docker
2 964 (2.95%) Active Directory
3 484 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 263 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 161 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 144 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 127 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 81 (0.25%) XenApp
9 79 (0.24%) vSphere
10 78 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 52 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
12 47 (0.14%) Firmware
13 44 (0.13%) Apache Flume
14 32 (0.098%) KVM
15 29 (0.089%) Xen
16 27 (0.083%) XenDesktop
17 17 (0.052%) ISA Server
18 15 (0.046%) HDFS
19 13 (0.040%) LXC
19 13 (0.040%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4,172 (12.79%) Kubernetes
2 2,387 (7.32%) Terraform
3 1,284 (3.94%) Ansible
4 482 (1.48%) Puppet
5 450 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 298 (0.91%) Grafana
7 279 (0.86%) Prometheus
8 191 (0.59%) SCCM
9 125 (0.38%) Istio
10 99 (0.30%) Kibana
11 97 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
12 77 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
13 73 (0.22%) logstash
14 70 (0.21%) HAProxy
14 70 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
15 54 (0.17%) Oozie
16 49 (0.15%) vCenter Server
17 47 (0.14%) ZABBIX
18 46 (0.14%) Fortio
18 46 (0.14%) Kiali
Vendors
1 4,281 (13.12%) Microsoft
2 2,307 (7.07%) Google
3 1,263 (3.87%) Oracle
4 1,234 (3.78%) SAP
5 660 (2.02%) VMware
6 631 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 471 (1.44%) Apple
8 460 (1.41%) Cisco
9 430 (1.32%) Adobe
10 399 (1.22%) Splunk
11 300 (0.92%) ServiceNow
12 294 (0.90%) Red Hat
13 289 (0.89%) Databricks
14 286 (0.88%) Citrix
15 276 (0.85%) Bloomberg
16 275 (0.84%) Atlassian
17 241 (0.74%) IBM
18 182 (0.56%) Samsung
19 172 (0.53%) Workday
20 165 (0.51%) HP